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MVP: Most Valuable Primate (2000)
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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 junior league hockey team, and he and his teammates discover the monkey has a natural talent for the game.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, light, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: chimpanzee, hockey, ice hockey, athlete's life, friendship, against the odds, sport, ambition, youth, contests and competitions, sport team, buddies, disorder, underdog, animal actor, animal life, family, friends, teachers and students, athlete and trainer, power relations, silly humor, monkey, disability, doctor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and light films with plots about rivalry, ambition, family, sport, contests and competitions, underdog and friends mostly in Comedy, Sport and Family genres. Some movies like MVP: Most Valuable Primate: MVP 2: Most Vertical Primate (2001), Ed (1996), Chilly Dogs (2001), Cool Runnings (1993), Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
MVP 2: Most Vertical Primate (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: MVP 2 opens with the lovable Jack being ousted from his hockey team, the Seattle Simians, and having to hit the road after being falsely accused of league misconduct. Jack ends up in the city, where he's befriended by Ben, a homeless ...
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, skateboard, against the odds, athlete's life, sport, ambition, buddies, contests and competitions, youth, athlete and trainer, monkey actor, hockey ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
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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 ...
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Plot: baseball, chimpanzee, sport, against the odds, friendship, partners, athlete's life, hopes, lifestyle, kidnapping, rivalry, animal life ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, boston
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Chilly Dogs (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sport
Country: Canada, UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A man must participate in the Iditarod dog race across Alaska to inherit property from his legendary grandfather, but ends up getting much more than he bargained for.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ambition, adventure, friendship, fish out of water, escapades, sport, danger, rivalry, contests and competitions, dog sled, dog, animal life ...
Time: contemporary
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When his wife dies, Carl offers his only son, Janeau, 12, a fresh start. They move to Mont Saint-Hilaire, where Janeau makes friends with Julie, a talented Pee-Wee hockey goalie determined to compete in the annual World Tournament held in Quebec. ...
Style: inspirational, captivating, light, entertaining
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Cool Runnings (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a Jamaican sprinter is disqualified from the Olympic Games, he enlists the help of a dishonored coach to start the first Jamaican Bobsled Team.
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: underdog, coach, reggae, olympics, sport team, bookies, sport, family, fame, snow, disgraced, self esteem ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1987, 80s, year 1988
Place: canada, jamaica, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ...
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Like Mike 2: Streetball (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Another young boy with 'hoop dreams' finds an old pair of Michael Jordan's sneakers and can suddenly play ball like the greatest player in the world.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, teens
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The Mighty Ducks (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, inspirational, light ...
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Plot: ice hockey, hockey, athlete and trainer, sport team, self discovery, happy ending, sport, contests and competitions, against the odds, underdog, foe turned friend, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: minnesota, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Big Green (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
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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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
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The Sandlot 2 (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
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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: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
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30%
Slam Dunk Ernest (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: not serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, pre-teens
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Air Bud: Spikes Back (2003)
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Duration: 87 min.
Story: In Disney's fifth installment to the franchise, Air Bud finds that he has the uncanny ability to play volleyball.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, light, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
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Soccer Dog: European Cup (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
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Duration: 88 min.
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Soccer Dog: The Movie (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good
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Duration: 107 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Rookie of the Year (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
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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 ...
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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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
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Country: USA, Canada
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Style: feel good, touching, humorous, inspirational, light ...
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Funky Monkey (2004)
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Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Like Mike (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Calvin and his friends, who all live in an orphanage, find old shoes with the faded letters MJ connected to a powerline. One stormy night, they go to get the shoes when Calvin and the shoes are struck by lightning. Calvin now has unbelievable ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, touching
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Place: los angeles, europe, england, california
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Air Bud: Golden Receiver (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
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Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Bad News Bears Go to Japan (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 91 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Puck Hogs (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.5
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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).
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