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Johnny Tsunami (1999)
 6.3
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Johnny Tsunami (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Hawaiian teenage surfer shows off his skills when he takes to the snow slopes in Vermont.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: surfing, skiing, snowboard, teenage life, sport, mountain, youth, friendship, family, friends, contests and competitions, family life, radical, social relations, tsunami, snow, snowboarding, ski lift
Time: 90s
Place: vermont, hawaii

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, feel good and realistic films with plots about friends, youth, sport, friendship, ambition, family and contests and competitions mostly in Drama, Family and Sport genres. Some movies like Johnny Tsunami: Going to the Mat (2004), Brink! (1998), Alley Cats Strike (2000), Fast Girl (2008), Home Run Showdown (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Going to the Mat (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jace Newfield has a problem. Besides being blind and being the new kid at school, his problem is that the kids at his new school thinks he's a jerk. Jace has to find a way to be accepted into his new school. Joining the wrestling team just ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: high school, disability, wrestling, friendship, ambition, teenage life, follow your dream, human spirit, blindness, sport team, athlete and trainer, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.1
 5K
Brink! (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Andy "Brink" Brinker and his in-line skating crew--Peter, Jordy, and Gabriella--who call themselves "Soul-Skaters" (which means they skate for the fun of it, and not for the money), clash with a group of sponsored skaters, Team ...
Style: feel good, captivating, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: rivalry, friendship, sport, underdog, teenage life, rise to the top, rising to stardom, hopes, moral dilemma, dishonesty, ambition, betrayal ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Alley Cats Strike (2000)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A group of hip retro teenage outsiders become involved in an interschool bowling rivalry.
Style: uplifting, humorous, feel good, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: bowling, friendship, ambition, sport team, youth, misfit, social differences, contests and competitions, unlikely partners, rivalry, sport, high school ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 4.5
 378
Fast Girl (2008)
Genre: Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Racing is in Alex Johnstone's (Mircea Monroe) blood. It was her father s life and it ultimately caused his death so her uncle Bill (Dwier Brown), who runs the local speedway, is determined not to lose his niece the way he lost his brother. But ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: family relations, family life, lifestyle, family, sport, athlete's life, ambition, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, teenage life, against the odds, car chase ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Home Run Showdown (2015)
Genre: Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two little league teams take on their coaches' sibling rivalry, and end up doing battle in a place the baseball world never expected: in the outfield of the Home Run Derby.
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: young heroes, ambition, youth, family relations, contests and competitions, parents and children, sport, teenage life, family, rivalry, underdog, sport team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Luck of the Irish (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A teenager must battle for a gold charm to keep his family from being controlled by an evil leprechaun.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, basketball movie
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, adventure, teenage life, friendship, family life, child as adult, youth, basketball, family, imaginary, disorder, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Ride the Wild Surf (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of friends go to Hawaii during the height of surfing season, to compete with other surf bums and find girlfriends along the way.
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, psychotronic
Plot: sport, beach, surfer, surfing, lifestyle, friendship, youth, friends, ambition, romance, siblings relations, teenage life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.3
 7K
Jump In! (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Story revolves around a young boxer, Izzy Daniels, who trains to follow in his father's footsteps by winning the Golden Glove. When his friend, Mary, however, asks him to substitute for a team member in a Double Dutch tournament, the young man ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, against the odds, follow your dream, athlete's life, human spirit, teenage life, lifestyle, ambition, contests and competitions, sport, athlete and trainer, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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An American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A fourth grader and her friends deal with bullying from a more popular girl in their class.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, family relations, family life, youth, family, school, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, teacher student relationship, father daughter relationship, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Finding Buck McHenry (2000)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When an 11 year old boy gets cut from his Little League baseball team, he sets out to form his own team.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, non-linear ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: coach, little league, ambition, friendship, follow your dream, against the odds, family life, sport team, hopes, sport, human spirit, athlete's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
McKenna Shoots for the Stars (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young girl (Jade Pettyjohn) struggles to maintain her school grades while competing as a gymnast.
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: athlete's life, ambition, youth, teenage life, hopes, best friends, teachers and students, school, sport, friends, blind ambition, horse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.5
 314
Safe at Home! (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A Florida boy (Bryan Russell) tells his Little League buddies that his father knows two New York Yankees (Mickey Mantle, Roger Maris).
Style: humorous, uplifting, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sport team, baseball, hopes, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, obsessive quest, school, friendship, teenage life, contests and competitions, family, parents and children ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, florida, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.6
 3K
Air Bud 3 (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In this second heartwarming and hilarious sequel to the popular favorite, Air Bud masters two new starring roles: soccer (real football) player and fatherhood. Loaded with laughs and cool soccer action, Buddy teams up alongside U.S. women's ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, ambition, friendship, rivalry, sport, sport team, friends, kidnapping, family, save the day, heroes, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.5
 2K
North Shore (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On a small stretch of coastline as powerful as a man's will, Rick Kane came to surf the big waves. He found a woman who would show him how to survive, and a challenge unlike any other.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, nostalgic, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: surfing, youth, friendship, sport, coming of age, romance, adventure, hopes, family relations, friends, fish out of water, contests and competitions ...
Time: 80s
Place: hawaii, arizona, usa, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Isabelle Dances Into the Spotlight (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Isabelle is an inspired dancer, but when her sister and a classmate make her doubt herself, she's motivated by a ballerina to find her own way to shine. Stars Erin Pitt & Grace Davidson.
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ballet, dancer's life, follow your dream, friendship, dance school, youth, family, family relations, friends, school, siblings relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Winning Season (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: THE WINNING SEASON tells the story of a legendary baseball player's struggle to choose between the love of his life and his love of the game. In the film, 12 year-old baseball fanatic Joe Soshack finds a mint condition Honus Wagner baseball ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: follow your dream, family life, family, changing the past or future, hopes, sport, boy, time travel, friends, private vs public, ambition, athlete's life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: ice hockey, youth, sport team, athlete and trainer, sport, underdog, family, competition, friendship, power relations, friends, hopes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: iceland, los angeles, usa, europe, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The First of May (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Cory (Dan Byrd) is a foster child nobody wants. Carlotta (Academy Award-nominee Julie Harris) is an elderly woman the world has forgotten. Together, they find friendship and family when they join a traveling circus. Also features Mickey Rooney and ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: circus, adoption, retirement home, baseball, mysterious character, heroes, golden years, young heroes, family life, nursing, orphan, boarding school life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 5.5
 628
Contest (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Bullied high school student Tommy is suddenly befriended by his chief tormentor, Matt, the school's most popular student and star athlete. Tommy is suspicious, but is forced to accept the awkward friendship in order to enter a cooking contest ...
Style: captivating, feel good, light, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, swimming, teenage life, school, youth, rivalry, contests and competitions, high school, couples, cooking and food, friends, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Double Teamed (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Heather and Heidi play volleyball for their school team, when their family decides that they need to go to a bigger school so that they will have a better chance for scholarships. But at the new school, the twins are discovered by the basketball ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: twins, high school, against the odds, ambition, contests and competitions, human spirit, family relations, youth, underdog, family, sport, follow your dream ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.8
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Go Figure (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Katelin Kingsford, an Olympic hopeful figure skater wants to train with a Russian figure skating coach. In order to go to go to the school that Natasha is at, Katelin gets a scholarship playing on the girls hockey team.
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: figure skating, ice hockey, rivalry, skating, teenage life, athlete's life, follow your dream, ambition, sport, youth, lifestyle, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Children on Their Birthdays (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Havoc is created in a small Southern community when a 12-year-old shows up, causing a couple 13-year-old friends to fall in love with her, thus possibly jeopardizing their friendship.
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: love triangle, friendship, small town, teenage love, teenage life, fall in love, youth, social relations, family, society, interracial relations, americana ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1947
Place: alabama, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
 212
Winter Stories (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An adult Martin Roy reminisces about his life in the 1966/67 school year. At fifteen years old and in his last year of junior high school, he breathed, ate and slept hockey. He collected hockey cards, played street hockey with his friends, tried ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: coming of age, hockey, family relations, sport, family, follow your dream, youth, parents and children, hopes, power relations, friends, social relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: canada, quebec, montreal quebec, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Frankie & Hazel (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Actress JoBeth Williams directed this Showtime family feature starring The Sixth Sense's Mischa Barton for Barbra Streisand's Barwood Films. Barton is Frankie and Ingrid Uribe is Hazel, Frankie's neighbor and best friend. Frankie is ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, baseball, ballet, small town, ambition, follow your dream, family relations, feminism, youth, hopes, dancer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
D3: The Mighty Ducks (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Ducks are offered scholarships at Eden Hall Academy but struggle with their new coach's methods and come under pressure from the board to retain their scholarships before their big game against the Varsity team.
Style: humorous, feel good, sincere, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: ice hockey, sport team, rivalry, sport, underdog, family, school, coming of age, ambition, social differences, academy, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, minnesota, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Miracle in Lane 2 (2000)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Young tween Justin Yoder, who's known for his outgoing demeanor and wit despite being confined to a wheelchair, dreams to be like his athletic older brother and propels himself into the world of soapbox derby racing. It's a field he's ...
Style: sincere, humorous, captivating, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: ambition, hopes, contests and competitions, sport, family life, rivalry, misfit, disability, miraculous event, isolation, race, family ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
All You've Got (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two Southern California volleyball teams determined to prove their superiority on the court find out that they're not as different as they previously thought after tragedy strikes close to home in director Neema Barnette's affectionate ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: volleyball, high school, rivalry, teenage life, ambition, teenage love, athlete's life, contests and competitions, sport, youth, lifestyle, underdog ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Josh is off to his first year of college and buddy has stayed behind with joshs little sister andrea and the rest of the family. Adrea attempting to fit in with her jr. High classmates decides to join the baseball team and along the way discovers ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: golden retriever, dog, sport team, underdog, contests and competitions, rescue, hopes, adventure, sport, danger, family, fish out of water ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Wondrous Oblivion (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: France, UK, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: David Wiseman is eleven years old and mad about cricket. He has all the kit but none of the skill. When a Jamaican family moves in next door the father starts giving cricket lessons to David, and becomes close to David's mother. But this is ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: friendship, cricket the game, teenage life, parents and children, lifestyle, society, family life, youth, school, sport, bittersweet, father son relationship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Chasing Mavericks (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Surfer Jay Moriarity sets out to ride the Northern California break known as Mavericks.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, uplifting
Plot: mentor protege relationship, surfing, coach, lifestyle, ambition, friends, sport, teenage life, obsession, surfer, wave, progress ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1987
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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