Movies and TV shows like Kingdom

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Kingdom (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A raw family drama set against the world of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) in Venice, California. Alvey Kulina owns Navy St. MMA with the help of his girlfriend Lisa Prince. He is willing to go through extraordinary means to make sure his fighters are taken care of, but all of this responsibility comes at a steep price. He has complicated relationships with both of his sons, Jay and Nate, who are both struggling with their own identities and places within Alvey’s life and gym.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: athlete's life, mixed martial arts, sibling relationship, gym, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, training, drug abuse, family problems, ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry, estrangement, blind ambition, brutality, competition, friends, martial arts, in the closet, sport, lower class, parent child relationship, siblings relations, family relations, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles

Most similar movies to Kingdom

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and captivating films and TV series with plots about rivalry, ambition, family relations, parents and children, athlete's life, sport and power relations mostly in Drama, Sport and Action genres. Some movies like Kingdom: Southpaw (2015), Warrior (2011), Make It or Break It (2009), Resurrection Blvd. (2000), The Fighter (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.4
 194K
Southpaw (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Billy "The Great" Hope, the reigning junior middleweight boxing champion, has an impressive career, a loving wife and daughter, and a lavish lifestyle. However, when tragedy strikes, Billy hits rock bottom, losing his family, his house and ...
Style: touching, rough, serious, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, athlete's life, contests and competitions, family relations, down on your luck, rise and fall, father daughter relationship, boxing, ambition, unfulfillment, death, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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90%
 8.2
 389K
Warrior (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The youngest son of an alcoholic former boxer returns home, where he's trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament - a path that puts the fighter on a collision course with his estranged, older brother, an ex-marine ...
Style: emotional, serious, tense, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxing, fist fighting, contests and competitions, sport, teacher, martial arts, training, ambition, mixed martial arts, warrior, exercise, coach ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa, atlantic city new jersey, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Make It or Break It (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Set in the world of competitive gymnastics, the series follows a group of teen Olympic hopefuls as they train for their day in the spotlight.
Style: serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental, captivating
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: sport, athlete's life, teenage life, youth, follow your dream, rivalry, friends, hopes, social relations, ambition, family relations, newcomer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Resurrection Blvd. (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Santiagos are a proud East Los Angeles Latino family whose hopes and dreams are rooted in the world of professional boxing.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, emotional, rough
Plot: athlete's life, parents and children, boxing, mexican american, sport, family drama, siblings relations, urban, family life, hopes, family relations, immigrants ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 7.8
 307K
The Fighter (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Fighter, is a drama about boxer "Irish" Micky Ward's unlikely road to the world light welterweight title. His Rocky-like rise was shepherded by half-brother Dicky, a boxer-turned-trainer who rebounded in life after nearly being ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: athlete's life, boxing, sport, underdog, change of luck, self destructing, boxer, boxer shorts, jumping rope, documentary filmmaking, siblings relations, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, new hampshire, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.9
 291
Brawler (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Sidelined by an injury incurred while protecting his young brother, underground fighter Charlie Fontaine feels blindsided when he discovers his brother having sex on his couch with his new wife, Kat. Fueled by rage, a determined Charlie makes plans ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, drugs/alcohol, athlete's life, contests and competitions, siblings relations, rivalry, family relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, female nudity, gangster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Kid: Chamaco (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Abner is trapped in the rough life of Mexico City. His escape? Boxing. Dr. Frank Irwin (Martin Sheen) and his son Jimmy, a pro boxer, come together to teach Abner that the heart fuels the punches we throw in life.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, sincere, bilingual
Audience: boys' night
Plot: athlete's life, athlete and trainer, sport, urban, parents and children, ambition, family relations, rise to the top, hopes, rivalry, family problems, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.5
 932
Street Dreams (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Derrick Cabrera, like all skateboarders, dreams of being sponsored one day. He has all the talent in the world to make it happen but some major roadblocks to overcome before he can make the dream a reality.
Style: semi serious, captivating, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: athlete's life, social misfits, sport, college, underdog, blind ambition, contests and competitions, rise to the top, vengeance, athlete and trainer, teenage life, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 6.2
 660
The Colbys (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Colbys is an American prime time soap opera, which originally aired on ABC from November 20, 1985 to March 26, 1987. Produced by Aaron Spelling, it was a spin-off of Dynasty, which had been the highest rated series for the 1984–1985 U.S. ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, captivating, twists and turns
Plot: family business, intrigue, uninhibited rivalry, love triangle, rivalry, couples, family relations, blind ambition, couple relations, parents and children, memory loss, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.6
 987
Circle of Pain (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Following a fighting accident, Dalton Hunt retired from the world of MMA at the top. Unable to outrun his guilt, he lost his family, his title, and his way. But when a crooked promoter lures him back into a fight against the current undefeated ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mixed martial arts, friendship, athlete's life, contests and competitions, sport, ambition, athlete and trainer, rivalry, power relations, bar fight, forced into action ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.5
 3K
Queen Sugar (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The series follows the life of two sisters, Nova Bordelon and Charley Bordelon, who, with her teenage son Micah moves to the heart of Louisiana to claim an inheritance from her recently departed father - an 800-acre sugarcane farm.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, sentimental
Plot: family drama, sugarcane, farm, life turned upside down, family relations, interracial relations, society, parents and children, power relations, social relations, single parent, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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 ⇓
25%
 7.1
 1K
Cane (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Cane is an American television drama created by Cynthia Cidre, who also served as executive producer alongside Jonathan Prince, Jimmy Iovine and Polly Anthony. The pilot was directed by Christian Duguay. The show chronicled the lives and internal ...
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: family business, cuban american, family feud, rise to the top, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, ambition, rivalry, family relations, power relations, immigrants ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Wicked Wicked Games (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Wicked Wicked Games is a telenovela that debuted on December 6, 2006 on the American television network MyNetworkTV. Twentieth Television produced 63 episodes to air weekdays. The limited-run serial was directed by Terry Cunningham, Dennis Dimster, ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: betrayal, intrigue, manipulations, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, obsession, dishonesty, rivalry, couples, family relations, infidelity, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.5
 37K
The Knick (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Set in downtown New York in 1900, 'The Knick' is centered on the Knickerbocker Hospital and the groundbreaking surgeons, nurses and staff who work there, pushing the bounds of medicine in a time of astonishingly high mortality rates and ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, rough, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: addiction, doctors and patients, hospital, life is a bitch, surgeon, gory, medicine, realism, workplace situations, drugs/alcohol, power relations, society ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Banshee: Origins (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Banshee: Origins is a series of webisodes based on the American drama television series produced by Cinemax called Banshee. The series offers flashbacks in-between the time where Lucas Hood was arrested and when Sheriff Lucas Hood first arrived in ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, tough heroes, crimes, vigilante, sheriff, tough law enforcer, small town, criminal heroes, heroes, law enforcement, rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.3
 62K
Ray Donovan (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in the sprawling mecca of the rich and famous, Ray Donovan does the dirty work for LA's top power players, and makes their problems disappear. His father's unexpected release from prison sets off a chain of events that shakes the ...
Style: clever, serious, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, blackmail, family problems, hollywood, millionaire, fbi, power relations, family secret, teamwork, intrigue, parents and children, identity crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.0
 30K
The Affair (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Affair explores the emotional effects of an extramarital relationship between Noah Solloway and Alison Lockhart after the two meet in the resort town of Montauk in Long Island. Noah is a New York City schoolteacher with one novel published (book ...
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, love affair, life turned upside down, couple relations, parents and children, family problems, haunted by the past, strong sexual content, dishonesty, love and romance, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.9
 362
Punch (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ariel is a troubled girl with more than the usual teenage problems. When her emotion and temper get the best of her, she is drawn into a world where she can take out her anger with her fists. In the tradition of 'Girlfight' comes a wildly ...
Style: rough, serious, sexual, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: female boxer, athlete's life, ambition, sport, anger, gays and lesbians, dealing with death, redemption, parents and children, teenage life, hopes, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Beyond the Break (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Beyond the Break is an American drama series set in Hawaii, that debuted on The N in June 2006.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sexy, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: surfing, sport, athlete and trainer, teenage life, teenager, beach, ocean or sea, lifestyle, love and romance, youth, best friends, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.0
 801
Unrivaled (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: On these streets everyone is fighting for a way out, but after a lifetime of hard knocks, a down-on-his-luck cage fighter gets the opportunity of a lifetime when he is chosen to compete against the MMA world champion during a massive competition. ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, uplifting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mixed martial arts, cage fighting, athlete's life, martial arts, underdog, sport, contests and competitions, tough heroes, ambition, heroes, rivalry, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Lucha Underground (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Lucha Underground introduces U.S. audiences to the high-flying, explosive moves of lucha libre. An ancient combat tradition, watch as good and evil wage war in a gritty battleground called “The Temple.”
Style: serious, exciting, semi serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wrestling, sport, contests and competitions, martial arts, tough heroes, underground, wrestler, violence, ambition, rivalry, athlete's life, uninhibited rivalry
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Halt and Catch Fire (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in the early 1980s, and about a fictional visionary, an engineer and a prodigy whose innovations confronts the corporate behemoths of the time. Their personal and professional partnership will be challenged by greed and ego while charting the ...
Style: realistic, serious, clever, captivating, melancholic
Plot: programmer, computers and web, workplace situations, laptop, supportive spouse, blind ambition, inventions and discoveries, partners, ego clash, relationship vs career, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Olive Kitteridge (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 239 min.
Story: The story focuses on a middle-school math teacher Olive and her relationship with Henry which spans 25 years over the four parts. It is based on Elizabeth Strout’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: parents and children, dysfunctional family, small town life, elderly, family, family relations, couple relations, couples, small town, loneliness, mental illness, mentor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa, maine, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 8.0
 3K
Lights Out (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Lights Out is an American television boxing drama series from the FX network in the United States. It stars Holt McCallany as Patrick "Lights" Leary, a New Jersey native, and former heavyweight champion boxer who is considering a comeback. ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxing, life is a bitch, athlete's life, aging, parents and children, midlife crisis, family life, ambition, crimes, family relations, collector, ex athlete ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.9
 1K
Blue (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Blue is a mother with a secret life. She'll do anything to keep it from her son. But her past has other plans.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: prostitute, single parent, dishonesty, family relations, parents and children, family problems, protecting from truth, sexuality, double life, financial problem
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Recovery Road (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Maddie is a teenage girl dealing with addiction who has a reputation as a party girl who doesn’t think she has a problem, until she’s confronted one day by her school guidance counselor and is forced to choose between expulsion and rehab. Maddie ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, sentimental
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school life, youth, addiction, best friends, alcohol, hopes, rehabilitation, recovery, teenage life, life is a bitch, drug abuse, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.7
 480
Cook County (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a stint in prison, Sonny returns to his home in East Texas, determined to repair his relationship with his son. Standing in his way is his brother, who has turned the home into a crumbling meth lab (IMDb.com)
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: drugs/alcohol, coming of age, redemption, parents and children, small town, addiction, drug abuse, family in crisis, homecoming, hopes, life is a bitch, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Flesh and Bone (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A talented but emotionally troubled dancer runs away to New York City and quickly finds herself immersed in the cutthroat world of professional ballet.
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: ballet, rivalry, dancer's life, urban, performer's life, dancer, ambition, artists and showbiz, mentally unstable, dance, young woman, leaving home ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Astronaut Wives Club (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Based on the book by Lily Koppel, this 10 episode limited series tells the story of the women who were key players behind some of the biggest events in American history. As America’s astronauts were launched on death-defying missions, Life ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: astronaut, supportive spouse, couple relations, nasa, ambition, couples, space and aliens, best friends, parents and children, relationship vs career, americana, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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