Movies like School of Life 2005

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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: 110 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, humorous, feel good, semi serious, sincere, realistic, contemplative
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: school, rivalry, goofy hero, small town life, teacher, friends, father son relationship, teachers and students, teenage life, youth, friendship, family, family relations, parents and children, hopes, high school life, high school, uninhibited rivalry, disorder, profanity, ambition, lifestyle, small town, underdog, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and realistic films with plots about youth, friends, family, family relations, teenage life, rivalry and school mostly in Family, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like School of Life: Princess Protection Program (2009), Jump In! (2007), The Big Green (1995), Safe at Home! (1962), McKenna Shoots for the Stars (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Princess Protection Program (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an evil dictator threatens to take over the kingdom, Princess Rosalinda gets put into the Princess Protection Program. She is taken under the wing of General Joe Mason, an agent from the agency, and his daughter, Carter, who works after school ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: princess, teenager, teenage life, school, youth, school dance, royal family, friendship, high school, family, best friends, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, california, canada
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100%
 5.3
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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, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, against the odds, human spirit, follow your dream, athlete's life, lifestyle, ambition, teenage life, youth, contests and competitions, rivalry, sport ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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, pre-teens, teens
Plot: soccer, school, athlete and trainer, sport, underdog, family, teachers and students, against the odds, small town life, high school life, human spirit, friendship ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
 315
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: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sport team, baseball, underdog, family, buddies, athlete's life, sport, ambition, lifestyle, contests and competitions, partners, rivalry ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, florida, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: athlete's life, teenage life, ambition, youth, teachers and students, school, best friends, hopes, sport, blind ambition, friends, horse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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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: humorous, sentimental, feel good, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: figure skating, ice hockey, skating, rivalry, follow your dream, athlete's life, ambition, teenage life, lifestyle, sport, athlete and trainer, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: friends, misfit, love and romance, school, teachers and students, friendship, power relations, fall in love, parents and children, youth, family, mischievous children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: humorous, feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: school, adventure, family relations, disorder, teenage life, family life, coming of age, family, starting over, hopes, teachers and students, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 12K
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, touching, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: college, follow your dream, basketball, sport, against the odds, human spirit, lifestyle, family, prodigy, youth, ambition, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 587
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, humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: rivalry, ambition, disorder, contests and competitions, athlete's life, family, family life, child as adult, parents and children, optimism, underdog, sport team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.8
 911
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, touching, realistic, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: high school, underdog, sport, sport team, rivalry, ambition, follow your dream, athlete and trainer, against the odds, teenage love, human spirit, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 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, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, rivalry, society, best friends, against the odds, physical appearance, follow your dream, lifestyle, ambition, hopes, family relations, underdog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, touching, semi serious
Plot: bully, parents and children, friendship, contests and competitions, family, love and romance, youth, rivalry, couples, friends, family relations, underdog ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 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, touching, sentimental, exciting ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, teens
Plot: dog, sport team, friendship, ambition, rivalry, pets, family relations, sport, best friends, contests and competitions, animal life, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, touching, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: school, sport team, athlete and trainer, rivalry, ambition, athlete's life, sport, small town, coach, football, old man, janitor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, san francisco, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: school, rivalry, movie star, blogger, disorder, rise to the top, youth, teenage life, ambition, fish out of water, young heroes, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.6
 543
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: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: athlete's life, ambition, lifestyle, human spirit, teenage life, against the odds, follow your dream, rivalry, young heroes, tragic hero, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: high school, disability, wrestling, human spirit, friendship, teenage life, ambition, follow your dream, blindness, sport team, contests and competitions, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: realistic, semi serious, feel good, sentimental, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: rivalry, youth, follow your dream, teenage love, friendship, against the odds, friends, teenage life, parents and children, family relations, coming of age, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.1
 927
Hounded (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A teenager ends up being hounded by a well-groomed and seemingly cute and tiny dog that actually turns out to be a nightmare of a beast.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: teenage boy, dog, mischievous children, teenage life, eccentric family, nothing goes right, young heroes, adventure, family life, disorder, rivalry, pets ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: cooking, baseball, ambition, family relations, contests and competitions, family, rivalry, buddies, youth, teenage life, parents and children, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.1
 479
Cheeky Girls (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three teen-aged girlfriends navigate multiple love triangles.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: school, friends, coming of age, youth, teenage life, high school, lifestyle, high school life, family relations, love and romance, school life, teenage crush ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Max Keeble's Big Move (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Max Keeble, the victim of his 7th grade class, plots revenge when he learns he's moving; it backfires when he doesn't move after all.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: school, underdog, mischievous children, friendship, family, parents and children, family relations, disorder, chaos and mayhem, vengeance, teenage life, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Movie in collections
 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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: sport, rivalry, hidden identity, family life, contests and competitions, sport team, soccer, hopes, disorder, family relations, underdog, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Shredderman Rules (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Nolan Byrd (Devon Werkheiser) is a scrawny and shy 9th grader who, like all the other kids, is bullied by Bubba Bixby (Andrew Caldwell). When their teacher, Mr. Green (Tim Meadows), allows the students to do a computer project, Nolan, who has a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: school, teenage life, adventure, misfit, save the day, youth, prank, cons and scams, friendship, family relations, heroes, teacher ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: young heroes, ambition, teenage life, parents and children, contests and competitions, family, rivalry, sport, youth, family relations, sport team, underdog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
When Zachary Beaver Came to Town (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Zachary Beaver, a sideshow attraction also known as the world's fattest boy, arrives in the sleepy town of Granger, Texas.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, mischievous children, teenage life, self discovery, family relations, parents and children, starting over, family, young heroes, best friends, youth, child driving car ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, ballet, baseball, small town, ambition, follow your dream, feminism, teenage life, family relations, hopes, dancer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, family relations, youth, family life, family, school, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, father daughter relationship, teacher student relationship, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: golden retriever, dog, dog actor, kids and family, friendship, clown, human spirit, small town, contests and competitions, pets, young heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., washington state, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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