Movies like School of Life

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School of Life (2005)
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School of Life (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: At Fallbrook Middle School, the annual student-elected Teacher of the Year award is held. And every year for the last 43 years Norman Warner or most fondly called Stormin' Norman Warner has won the award. Now that he has died, the burden of carrying the legacy falls into the hands of Matt Warner, the son of the late Norman Warner who has always lived in the shadow of his father.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, sincere, captivating, entertaining, realistic, contemplative
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: school, rivalry, goofy hero, small town life, high school life, teacher, friends, father son relationship, teachers and students, social relations, contests and competitions, family, friendship, youth, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, high school, hopes, uninhibited rivalry, rivals, high school teacher, sport, humour, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2003

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Most similar movies to School of Life

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, realistic and semi serious films with plots about rivalry, youth, ambition, contests and competitions, family, family relations and friends mostly in Family, Comedy and Sport genres. Some movies like School of Life: Never Too Young to Dream (2001), The Big Green (1995), Jump In! (2007), Safe at Home! (1962), Rebound (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Never Too Young to Dream (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Mexico
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of kids have a dream: to play a football championship and to win. Their dream is going to be fulfilled by Don Pepe, an old guy with lots of expectations for his kids.
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: school, sport team, ambition, rivalry, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, sport, small town, football, coach, old man, janitor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, san francisco, latin america, mexico city
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100%
 5.5
 10K
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: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: soccer, school, athlete and trainer, sport, underdog, family, small town life, against the odds, teachers and students, high school life, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Place: texas, usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 8K
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, realistic, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, athlete's life, follow your dream, against the odds, human spirit, ambition, lifestyle, teenage life, youth, contests and competitions, sport, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.4
 347
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: realistic, semi serious, uplifting, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sport team, baseball, family, rising to stardom, athlete's life, underdog, partners, buddies, contests and competitions, sport, youth, rivalry ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, florida, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 5.1
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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: feel good, touching, humorous, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: basketball, college, follow your dream, sport team, sport, human spirit, against the odds, lifestyle, family, teenage life, ambition, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.8
 1K
Underdogs (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set in rural Ohio, the birthplace of football, UNDERDOGS is the story of a small-town high school football team destined to play their cross-town rival, a perennial powerhouse, while standing up for an entire community.
Style: feel good, realistic, touching, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: cheerleader, high school football, high school, underdog, sport team, sport, rivalry, ambition, youth, follow your dream, teenage love, human spirit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, touching, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: sport team, friendship, vengeance, friends, athlete and trainer, teenage life, buddies, partners, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, sport ...
Time: contemporary, year 1972
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.4
 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, humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: dog, golden retriever, sport team, ambition, friendship, rivalry, family relations, best friends, contests and competitions, pets, sport, animal life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.9
 719
Lloyd (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A boy learns that confidence and self-esteem are the greatest gifts.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: nerd, friends, friendship, teachers and students, school, misfit, love and romance, disorder, win over, power relations, family relations, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Going to the Mat (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 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: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: high school, sport team, disability, wrestling, teenage life, friendship, human spirit, ambition, follow your dream, blindness, teenage love, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.0
 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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: sport, family life, rivalry, contests and competitions, sport team, hidden identity, soccer, hopes, disorder, parents and children, lifestyle, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.5
 653
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: semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: ambition, rivalry, disorder, family, athlete's life, contests and competitions, optimism, parents and children, child as adult, family life, underdog, sport team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: ambition, young heroes, family relations, contests and competitions, sport, youth, family, rivalry, teenage life, parents and children, sport team, underdog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, kids
Plot: bowling, friendship, ambition, sport team, social differences, rivalry, contests and competitions, misfit, unlikely partners, youth, disorder, high school ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.7
 1K
Queen Sized (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An overweight girl, Maggie Baker, is elected Homecoming queen by the mean girls in the high school.
Style: feel good, uplifting, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: high school, rivalry, society, best friends, against the odds, follow your dream, ambition, hopes, lifestyle, prom, family relations, underdog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Young spy Harriet Welsch crosses paths with popular student Marion Hawthorne as the two girls vie to become the official blogger of their high school class.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: school, rivalry, blogger, movie star, youth, disorder, rise to the top, teenage life, americana, couples, uninhibited rivalry, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching, non-linear ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: coach, follow your dream, ambition, friendship, against the odds, society, hopes, sport, lifestyle, athlete's life, sport team, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Double Teamed (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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, teens, kids
Plot: twins, high school, against the odds, human spirit, ambition, contests and competitions, siblings relations, athlete and trainer, family life, family, follow your dream, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Disney's Air Bud (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
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: golden retriever, dog, pets, basketball, friendship, dog actor, contests and competitions, young heroes, human spirit, small town, underdog, mischievous children ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa, washington state, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.3
 671
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, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: friendship, swimming, school, teenage life, youth, contests and competitions, rivalry, high school, couples, cooking and food, friends, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.0
 950
Just Peck (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At 104 pounds dripping wet, baby-faced sophomore Michael Peck (age 15) is not exactly the coolest guy at American High. Peck’s teachers make him feel like an idiot, his classmates make him feel like a geek and his home life is just as bad, with ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: high school, friendship, parents and children, high school life, teenage love, lifestyle, love and romance, ambition, youth, family relations, disorder, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.7
 618
Kart Racer (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 14-year-old Watts Davies is estranged from his dad, a former International Karting Federation (IKF) champion. Watts's resolve to race in the upcoming IKF Regional Championships rekindles their relationship as they pursue the dream together.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: against the odds, human spirit, teenage life, lifestyle, athlete's life, ambition, follow your dream, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, contests and competitions, tragic hero, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Her Best Move (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: 15 year-old soccer prodigy, Sara Davis, has a chance to join the U.S. National Team, but she must juggle high school, romance, sports, and parental pressure while deciding her own priorities.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: teenager, rivalry, against the odds, teenage love, friendship, friends, youth, follow your dream, teenage life, high school life, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Johnny Kapahala: Back on Board (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Johnny Kapahala, a teen snowboarding champion from Vermont, returns to Oahu, Hawaii, for the wedding of his hero -- his grandfather, local surf legend Johnny Tsunami -- and to catch a few famous Kauai waves. When Johnny arrives, he meets his new ...
Style: humorous, inspirational, captivating, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: contests and competitions, family business, youth, rivalry, family relations, store, friends, ambition, surfing, sport, wedding, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
How to Eat Fried Worms (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: During the first day of his new school year, a fifth grade boy squares off against a bully and winds up accepting a dare that could change the balance of power within the class.
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching
Audience: kids
Plot: bully, family, contests and competitions, friendship, parents and children, family relations, couples, friends, rivalry, youth, love and romance, underdog ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Alice Upside Down (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: France, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Still mourning the death of her mother a few years back, ALICE McKINLEY finds her life seriously disrupted when her father BEN buys a store and moves her and her older brother LESTER to a new town. In the painful throes of adolescence, Alice has a ...
Style: realistic, feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: school, adventure, teenage life, family life, family relations, disorder, starting over, family, coming of age, teachers and students, hopes, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Bad News Bears (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An aging, down-on-his-luck ex-minor leaguer coaches a team of misfits in an ultra-competitive California little league.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, touching, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: underdog, baseball, sport team, coach, sport, family, contests and competitions, youth, friendship, human spirit, family relations, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976, 80s, 1930s
Place: california, san francisco, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Eddie's Million Dollar Cook Off (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Eddie Ogden is his pa's pride and joy as well as the Groundhogs team's only asset as baseball talent. Then Eddie discovers a taste and talent for cuisine. Although his brothers Andy and Alex, and Pa as well as classmates enjoy his dishes, ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: cooking, baseball, ambition, family relations, buddies, contests and competitions, rivalry, family, youth, parents and children, teenage life, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
How to Be Indie (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: How to Be Indie was a Canadian television show on YTV. The main character is a 13-year-old Indian Canadian teenager named Indira "Indie" Mehta. The program is a single-camera series intended for a youth audience. The series was created by ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, witty ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: teenage life, youth, school, family relations, eccentric family, lifestyle, parents and children, family life, social relations, friendship, rivalry, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Hometown Legend (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A teenage drifter finds an opportunity to turn his life around when he joins a high-school football program with a hard-nosed coach.
Style: realistic, serious, feel good, touching, sincere
Plot: high school, american football, small town, leadership, athlete's life, teenage life, human spirit, against the odds, sport, ambition, youth, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%