Movies like The Game Plan

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The Game Plan (2007)
 6.2
 53K
The Game Plan (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bachelor football star Joe Kingman seems to have it all. He is wealthy and carefree, and his team is on the way to capturing a championship. Suddenly, he is tackled by some unexpected news: He has a young daughter, the result of a last fling with his ex-wife. Joe must learn to balance his personal and professional lives with the needs of his child.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, sentimental, inspirational, realistic, not serious, football movie, touching ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, kids
Plot: father daughter relationship, sport, family, american football, football, athlete's life, ballet, family relations, parents and children, ambition, family values, sport team, lifestyle, disorder, irresponsible, single father, eligible bachelor, parenthood, mischievous children, publicist, dog, agent, youth, family life, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts

Most similar movies to The Game Plan

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, entertaining and semi serious films with plots about family, mentor, dialogue, storytelling, underdog, culture clash and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Family and Sport genres. Some movies like The Game Plan: Parental Guidance (2012), Yours, Mine & Ours (2005), Marley & Me (2008), Little Giants (1994), Tooth Fairy (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Parental Guidance (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Artie and Diane agree to look after their three grandkids when their type-A helicopter parents need to leave town for work. Problems arise when the kids' 21st-century behavior collides with Artie and Diane's old-school methods.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, baseball, chores, punishment, children, mischievous children, family gatherings, family relations, family reunited, elderly, golden years, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1950s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Yours, Mine & Ours (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Admiral Frank Beardsley returns to New London to run the Coast Guard Academy, his last stop before a probable promotion to head the Guard. A widower with eight children, he runs a loving but tight ship, with charts and salutes. The kids long for a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: family, siblings relations, parents and children, mischievous children, opposites attract, family life, eccentric family, love and romance, couple relations, blended family, family relations, intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 135K
Marley & Me (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A newly married couple who, in the process of starting a family, learn many of life's important lessons from their trouble-loving retriever, Marley. Packed with plenty of laughs to lighten the load, the film explores the highs and lows of ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, feel good, sad ...
Audience: family outing, date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: dog, pets, family, family relations, journalist, chaos and mayhem, parenthood, marriage, death of dog, friends, troublemaker, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, miami, usa, ireland, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 23K
Little Giants (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Danny O'Shea's daughter is cut from the Peewee football team just for being a girl, he decides to form his own team, composed of other ragtag players who were also cut. Can his team really learn enough to beat the elite team, coached ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: sport, football, underdog, family, gas station, rivalry, ambition, hopes, siblings relations, contests and competitions, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.0
 37K
Tooth Fairy (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When minor-league hockey player Derek Thompson -- who has a penchant for knocking out his opponents' teeth every time he plays -- disillusions a fan, he is sentenced to a stint for one week as a bona fide, tutu-clad, real-life tooth fairy. ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, funny, inspirational, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: fairy, family, fish out of water, imaginary, disorder, hockey player, redemption, children, hockey, adventure, dreams, wings ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 23K
Ice Princess (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: With the help of her coach, her parents, and the boy who drives the Zamboni machine, nothing can stop Casey from realizing her dream to be a champion figure skater.
Style: touching, sentimental, inspirational, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, kids
Plot: figure skating, sport, rivalry, teenage life, high school, athlete's life, competition, contests and competitions, family, school, love, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Rookie of the Year (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 12-year-old Henry Rowengartner, whose late father was a minor league baseball player, grew up dreaming of playing baseball, despite his physical shortcomings. After Henry's arm is broken while trying to catch a baseball at school, the tendon in ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, inspirational, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: baseball, sport, family, contests and competitions, follow your dream, underdog, rivalry, sport team, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, ambition, hopes ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Air Bud: Golden Receiver (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Josh and Buddy move from basketball to American football in this first of several sequels to the original Air Bud.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, feel good, football movie ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: sport, dog, kidnapping, american football, sport team, family, school, ambition, youth, pets, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
Cheaper by the Dozen (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Baker brood moves to Chicago after patriarch Tom gets a job coaching football at Northwestern University, forcing his writer wife, Mary, and the couple's 12 children to make a major adjustment. The transition works well until work demands ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, parents and children, chaos and mayhem, nothing goes right, siblings relations, prank, children, chaos, husband wife relationship, new job, aspiring actor, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, manhattan new york city, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.2
 1K
Soccer Mom (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A warm-hearted comedy about a compulsive soccer mom who masquerades as a famous Italian soccer star hired to coach her daughter's floundering soccer team, then struggles frantically to keep her wacky charade going long enough to see the girls ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good, realistic
Plot: sport, underdog, rivalry, family relations, hopes, parents and children, contests and competitions, family life, disorder, ambition, hidden identity, sport team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Soccer Dog: The Movie (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A heart-warming comedy about the friendship between the new kid in town and a soccer-playing dog on the lam from the dog-catcher. It's up to these two underdogs to win the PeeWee Soccer League championship game.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: sport, dog, soccer, friends, family relations, hopes, odd couple, lifestyle, against the odds, working class, underdog, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Little Big League (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the owner of the Minnesota Twins passes away, he bequeaths the team to his preteen grandson. The newly minted head honcho quickly appoints himself manager, causing unrest in an organisation that struggles to take orders from a 12-year-old.
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: sport, baseball, family, friends, young heroes, athlete and trainer, family relations, power relations, contests and competitions, child as adult, ambition, sport team ...
Time: 90s
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota, bronx new york city, mcdonald's restaurant ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Disney's Air Bud (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young boy and a talented stray dog with an amazing basketball playing ability become instant friends. Rebounding from his father's accidental death, 12-year-old Josh Framm moves with his family to the small town of Fernfield, Washington. The ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, inspirational, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, golden retriever, dog actor, family, friendship, clown, small town, pets, human spirit, young heroes, contests and competitions, sport ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, washington state, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Angels in the Outfield (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Roger is a foster child whose irresponsible father promises to get his act together when Roger's favourite baseball team, the California Angels, wins the pennant. The problem is that the Angels are in last place, so Roger prays for help to turn ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: underdog, baseball, family, youth, family relations, contests and competitions, parents and children, hopes, sport, power relations, wish come true, fish out of water ...
Time: 18th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.4
 34K
Old Dogs (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Charlie and Dan have been best friends and business partners for thirty years; their Manhattan public relations firm is on the verge of a huge business deal with a Japanese company. With two weeks to sew up the contract, Dan gets a surprise: a woman ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: camp, best friend, family, family relations, nothing goes right, disorder, fish out of water, parents and children, brother sister relationship, comic violence, competition, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vermont, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Alexander's day begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by more calamities. Though he finds little sympathy from his family and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him, his mom, dad, brother, and sister all find themselves living ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, siblings relations, job interview, young heroes, mischievous children, parents and children, friends, bad luck, family relations, school, one day, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Air Up There (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jimmy Dolan is a college basketball coach who wants a big promotion. To get it, he needs to make a dramatic find. He ends up deep in Africa, hoping to recruit Saleh, a huge basketball prodigy Jimmy glimpsed in a home movie. But Saleh is the ...
Style: realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous, basketball movie ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: sport, family, adventure, culture clash, fish out of water, scout, rivalry, power relations, athlete's life, contests and competitions, hopes, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Sandlot 2 (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A decade has passed in the small town where the original Sandlot gang banded together during the summer of ’62 to play baseball and battle the Beast. Now comes the sequel, a campy romp back to the dugout where nine new kids descend on the diamond ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: sport, athlete and trainer, mischievous children, youth, coming of age, odd couple, ambition, rivalry, friendship, family relations, mute or deaf, young heroes ...
Time: contemporary, year 1972
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 12K
Rebound (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An acclaimed college hoops coach is demoted to a junior varsity team after a public meltdown.
Style: humorous, not serious, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: college, sport, basketball, school, family, high school, underdog, redemption, ambition, sport team, contests and competitions, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Kicking & Screaming (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Phil Weston has been unathletic his entire life. In college he failed at every sport that he tried out for. It looks like his 10-year old son, Sam, is following in his footsteps. But with becoming the coach of The Soccers, an already successful ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: soccer, sport, obsession, farce, soccer coach, family, underdog, addiction, contests and competitions, youth, bet, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 1K
Gus (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The California Atoms are in last place with no hope of moving up. But by switching the mule from team mascot to team member, (He can kick 100 yard field goals!) they start winning, and move up in the rankings, Hurrah! The competition isn't so ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: sport, family, power relations, friends, athlete and trainer, hopes, contests and competitions, lifestyle, against the odds, ambition, animal life, underdog ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Big Green (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a depressed Texas town, British foreign exchange teacher Anna attempts to inject some life into her hopeless kids by introducing them to soccer. They're terrible at first, but Anna and her football-hero assistant whip them into shape. As ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: soccer, sport, underdog, family, small town, kids and family, immigrants, school, lifestyle, misfit, against the odds, youth ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Dennis the Menace (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mr. Wilson's ever-present annoyance comes in the form of one mischievous kid named Dennis. But he'll need Dennis's tricks to uncover a collection of gold coins that go missing when a shady drifter named Switchblade Sam comes to town.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: mischievous children, family, prank, friendship, nothing goes right, neighbor, runaway, criminal, when the parents are away, parents and children, family relations, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sentimental sequel film finds the Bears, somehow, the little league champions of California. As a result, the team is invited to play a between-games exhibition at the Houston Astrodome with the local champs, the Toros. Kelly Leak, the Bears' ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: sport, baseball, little league, underdog, family, high school, redemption, human spirit, high school life, society, against the odds, estrangement ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, houston texas, california, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
 550
Down and Derby (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A local Pinewood Derby competition transforms an average group of dads into overzealous rivals desperate to build the winning car. As egos swell, the kids are lucky if they get to pick the paint color. While the dads are busy with outlandish ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: coming of age, optimism, scout, youth, family relations, athlete's life, martial arts, child as adult, small town life, teenage life, disorder, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.2
 11K
The Comebacks (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A comedy that spoofs the inspirational sports movies, The Comebacks tells the story of an out-of-luck coach, Lambeau Fields, who takes a rag-tag bunch of college misfits and drives them towards the football championships. In the process, this ...
Style: humorous, not serious, inspirational, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, baseball, rivalry, college, coach, parody, contests and competitions, social relations, athlete and trainer, against the odds, ambition, athlete's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 2.6
 8K
Ed (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jack Cooper (Matt LeBlanc) could be a world-class baseball pitcher if he didn't keep buckling under the pressure. He tries to keep his spirits up after he's traded to a minor league team but loses all hope when he discovers that Ed, one of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, offbeat, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: sport, baseball, monkey, animal actor, chimpanzee, family, underdog, sport team, kidnapping, ambition, major league, animal life ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 136K
The Waterboy (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bobby Boucher is a water boy for a struggling college football team. The coach discovers Boucher's hidden rage makes him a tackling machine whose bone-crushing power might vault his team into the playoffs.
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, ridicule, low self esteem, social outcast, goofy hero, ambition, misfit, athlete's life, football, family relations, love and romance, underdog ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, louisiana, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
D2: The Mighty Ducks (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After Gordon Bombay's hockey comeback is cut short he is named coach of Team USA Hockey for the Junior Goodwill Games. Bombay reunites the Mighty Ducks and introduces a few new players, however, he finds himself distracted by his newfound fame ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: youth, sport, ice hockey, athlete and trainer, underdog, family, competition, friendship, athlete's life, hopes, power relations, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: iceland, europe, usa, los angeles, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Soccer Dog: European Cup (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Soccer Dog: European Cup opens with the titular hero, Kimble, escaping the clutches of an evil scientist, bent on performing animal experiments. Our plucky canine hero then falls into the hands of Zack (Jake Thomas), an American boy who's been ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: children, family life, pets, disorder, human spirit, against the odds, underdog, rivalry, laboratory, animal life, athlete's life, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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