Movies like The Game Plan

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The Game Plan (2007)
 6.2
 51K
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: feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining, sentimental, inspirational, not serious, realistic, football movie, touching ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, kids
Plot: father daughter relationship, family, sport, american football, athlete's life, football, parents and children, ambition, family relations, sport team, disorder, single father, ballet, family values, irresponsible, lifestyle, eligible bachelor, parenthood, mischievous children, dog, publicist, aerobics, bachelor, single parent, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa

Most similar movies to The Game Plan

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and realistic films with plots about family, ambition, sport, family relations, mentor, dialogue and culture clash mostly in Comedy, Family and Sport genres. Some movies like The Game Plan: Little Giants (1994), Ice Princess (2005), Cheaper by the Dozen (2003), Rookie of the Year (1993), Air Bud: Golden Receiver (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6.4
 22K
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: kids
Plot: sport, underdog, football, family, contests and competitions, self discovery, parents and children, ambition, hopes, rivalry, youth, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 22K
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: sentimental, touching, inspirational, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, kids
Plot: figure skating, sport, rivalry, teenage life, high school, athlete's life, school, family, contests and competitions, love, mother daughter relationship, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, parents and children, chaos and mayhem, siblings relations, nothing goes right, children, prank, husband wife relationship, aspiring actor, new job, chaos, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: baseball, sport, family, contests and competitions, underdog, follow your dream, athlete and trainer, ambition, rivalry, athlete's life, sport team, hopes ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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, feel good, humorous, sentimental, football movie ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, kids, teens
Plot: sport, dog, sport team, kidnapping, american football, family, best friends, school, pets, contests and competitions, rescue, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: sport, dog, soccer, athlete's life, odd couple, family, underdog, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, parents and children, adoption, against the odds ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: sport, buddies, mischievous children, contests and competitions, family, adventure, athlete and trainer, teenage life, sport team, coming of age, ambition, partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens
Plot: golden retriever, dog actor, family, clown, friendship, sport, dog, small town, athlete's life, young heroes, contests and competitions, mischievous children ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington state, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching
Plot: sport, contests and competitions, family life, soccer, fake identity, soccer coach, ambition, rivalry, family relations, hidden identity, underdog, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.2
 13K
Marmaduke (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Phil and Debbie Winslow relocate from their native Kansas to the sunny climes of Orange County, their big-hearted, havoc-wreaking Great Dane gets a taste of the dog's life, California-style.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, entertaining, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: pets, nothing goes right, friends, family, animal life, suburbs, family relations, disorder, fish out of water, family life, great dane, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, not serious, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, punishment, chores, children, baseball, eccentric family, elderly, house, family relations, golden years, mischievous children, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.0
 36K
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: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: fairy, family, hockey player, fish out of water, imaginary, disorder, redemption, curses spells and rituals, children, adventure, dreams, transformation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: sport, baseball, family, prodigy, young heroes, athlete and trainer, child as adult, sport team, ambition, power relations, contests and competitions, against the odds ...
Time: 90s
Place: minnesota, usa, bronx new york city, mcdonald's restaurant, minneapolis minnesota ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, basketball movie ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: sport, family, contests and competitions, culture clash, adventure, athlete and trainer, fish out of water, ambition, disorder, athlete's life, sport team, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Slam Dunk Ernest (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ernest P. Worrell becomes a basketball star after an angel bearing an uncanny resemblance to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar gives him a pair of magic sneakers.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, date night, teens
Plot: sport, athlete's life, buddies, goofy hero, family, underdog, contests and competitions, follow your dream, rise to the top, human spirit, athlete and trainer, nothing goes right ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: sport, family, contests and competitions, sport team, animal life, ambition, rivalry, underdog, athlete and trainer, against the odds, hopes, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
 537
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, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: athlete's life, martial arts, resort, supportive spouse, family, sport, underdog, small town, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, parents and children, child as adult ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.1
 11K
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, feel good, not serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: college, sport, basketball, school, high school, family, underdog, dedicated educator, training, contests and competitions, redemption, follow your dream ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, not serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: soccer, sport, farce, soccer coach, obsession, family, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, parent child relationship, underdog, suburbs, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.1
 132K
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: sentimental, touching, sad, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick, kids
Plot: dog, pets, family, family relations, chaos and mayhem, journalist, parenthood, marriage, couple relations, family life, death of dog, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, ireland, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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: feel good, not serious, humorous, offbeat, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: sport, baseball, monkey, chimpanzee, animal actor, family, athlete's life, contests and competitions, friendship, adventure, sport team, animal life ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: sport, soccer, kids and family, underdog, family, athlete's life, small town, school, dedicated educator, hardcase students, contests and competitions, follow your dream ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, semi serious, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: family, siblings relations, opposites attract, parents and children, mischievous children, family life, family relations, love and romance, single parent, couple relations, eccentric family, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Man of the House (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ben Archer is not happy. His mother, Sandy, has just met a man, and it looks like things are pretty serious. Driven by a fear of abandonment, Ben tries anything and everything to ruin the "love bubble" which surrounds his mom. However, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, family outing, kids
Plot: mischievous children, single parent, prank, parents and children, family problems, family relations, family, parenthood, suburbs, childhood, dysfunctional family, adventure ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
MVP: Most Valuable Primate (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jack is a three-year-old chimpanzee who has been the subject of a long-term experiment by Dr. Kendall, a researcher who been teaching Jack to communicate through sign language. ack scrambles onto the ice in the midst of practice for Steven's ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: sport, athlete and trainer, friendship, family, animal life, friends, athlete's life, buddies, underdog, contests and competitions, teachers and students, sport team ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 133K
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, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, low self esteem, ridicule, social outcast, goofy hero, ambition, misfit, athlete's life, love and romance, college, family relations, bullying ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, louisiana, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, road movie ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: sport, baseball, little league, redemption, high school, family, underdog, athlete and trainer, parents and children, relationship vs career, sport team, estrangement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, houston texas, california, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, not serious, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, siblings relations, job interview, young heroes, school, parents and children, one day, bad luck, down on your luck, nothing goes right, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: children, athlete's life, underdog, family, soccer, contests and competitions, laboratory, follow your dream, human spirit, parents and children, experiment gone awry, against the odds ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.6
 31K
Ballers (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Looking at the lives of former and current football players, the show follows former superstar Spencer Strasmore as he gets his life on track in retirement while mentoring other current and former players through the daily grind of the business of ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, sport team, athlete's life, american football, ambition, nfl, american football player, party, friendship, betrayal, business, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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