Movies like Tru Confessions

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Tru Confessions (2002)
 7.5
 3K
Tru Confessions (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Trudy Walker hated her life. She thought it was totally messed up until she found out about a contest that could change everything..
Style: sincere, emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: family, parents and children, coming of age, teenage life, youth, family relations, family life, ambition, follow your dream, siblings relations, estrangement, teenage boy, brother sister relationship, misfit, contests and competitions, hopes, mentally challenged, filmmaking, twins, documentary filmmaker
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada

Most similar movies to Tru Confessions

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, semi serious and humorous films with plots about family relations, youth, parents and children, family, family life, teenage life and coming of age mostly in Family, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Tru Confessions: The Even Stevens Movie (2003), Kart Racer (2003), Hounded (2001), Short Track (2008), Change of Plans (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Even Stevens Movie (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Stevens think that they've won an all-expenses-paid trip to an island that's halfway around the world. When their house is destroyed, their food stolen, and their bacon eaten, the Stevens family breaks apart in front of all their ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, teens, family outing
Plot: youth, island, air disaster, family relations, nothing goes right, parents and children, siblings relations, mischievous children, family, disorder, family life, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.6
 533
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, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: contests and competitions, heroes, coming of age, tragic hero, estrangement, underdog, family, young heroes, follow your dream, hopes, athlete's life, athlete and trainer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 5.1
 879
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, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, teenage boy, family life, disorder, pets, teenage life, youth, rivalry, school, eccentric family, friends, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 4.7
 109
Short Track (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Carolinian Blake Beckett (Pepper Sweeney), the son of a stock car racing legend, is a 4-time short track racing champion. Blake never made it to the speedways of the National Cup Racing circuit, but surely he could still have a shot? The daily life ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: contests and competitions, parents and children, family life, teenage life, youth, chases and races, follow your dream, rise to the top, sport, hopes, ambition, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Change of Plans (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Sally and Jason Danville's life are turned upside down when a tragic accident suddenly names them the caretakers of four young children.
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: adoption, parents and children, siblings relations, couples, disorder, family life, family, couple relations, youth, orphan, custody, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas! (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teddy Duncan's middle-class family embarks on a road trip from their home in Denver to visit Mrs. Duncans Parents, the Blankenhoopers, in Palm Springs. When they find themselves stranded between Denver and Utah, they try to hitch a ride to Las ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, family, parents and children, family relations, family life, on the road, road trip, youth, full moon, vomiting, swimming pool, mime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 5.5
 12K
Cadet Kelly (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Hyperactive teenager Kelly is enrolled into a military school when her new stepfather becomes the Commandant. At first she has problems fitting in and taking orders until she tries out for the drill team.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: military school, fish out of water, teenage life, teaching the ways of the world, military base, leadership, youth, ambition, contests and competitions, disorder, parents and children, cadet ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.2
 682
Virginia's Run (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A teenage girl, trying to come to grips with the death of her mother in a horse-riding accident, nurtures the foal of her mother's horse.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: family relations, power relations, ambition, train, family life, against the odds, teenage life, cinderella story, rehabilitation, underdog, rivalry, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 13K
Even Stevens (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Even Stevens is an American comedy television series that aired on Disney Channel with a total of three seasons and 65 episodes from June 17, 2000, to June 13, 2003. It follows the life of the Stevenses, a Jewish family living in suburban ...
Style: feel good, witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family, teenage life, youth, high school life, siblings relations, parents and children, eccentric family, classmates, family relations, mischievous children, family life, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.3
 252
Face (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Genie, a Chinese-American teenager, develops feelings for a charming African-American DJ, but her grandmother forbids their romance forcing Genie to choose between family and love.
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: teenage life, parents and children, family relations, friends, opposites attract, immigrants, human nature, family life, friendship, love and romance, coming of age, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.8
 2K
Angels Sing (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: As a child, Michael Walker wished every day could be Christmas. That is, until a tragic accident crushed his holiday spirit. Thirty years later, Michael still can't muster any joy for the holidays, despite encouragement from his playful wife ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, friendship, mysterious character, parents and children, family, youth, haunted by the past, family relations, family life
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.0
 445
The Santa Con (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Small-time con man Nick DeMarco is ordered by his parole officer to take a minimum-wage job as a department store Santa during the holidays...and he hates it. Near the end of his first shift, he hastily promises a young boy, Billy, that Santa will ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, wish come true, family relations, family problems, estrangement, siblings relations, parents and children, hopes, store, moral dilemma, introspection, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.1
 116
My Angel (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fifteen year old Eddie's mother falls very ill after a serious car accident. Eddie and his brother Stewart end up having to take care of themselves and one night when they have ran out of food and electricity, Eddie dreams that his mother asks ...
Style: serious, emotional, uplifting
Audience: family outing
Plot: hopes, teenage life, family, supernatural ability, young heroes, siblings relations, youth, parents and children, family life, against the odds, family relations, kids in trouble ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.7
 2K
Quints (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jamie Grover (Kimberly J. Brown) is an only child who has always wanted out from the constant attention her parents give her. Her wish is finally granted when she finds out her mother is pregnant, but when she turns out to have quints, Jamie's ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: baby, teenager, disorder, child as adult, teenage life, family, babies and infants, siblings relations, parents and children, youth, school, family life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.5
 558
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: touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, supportive spouse, parents and children, contests and competitions, family, couple relations, sport team, power relations, friends, child as adult, disorder, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.7
 701
Uncle Nino (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A distant, slightly dysfunctional family is brought closer together when the father's long-estranged Uncle Nino comes from Italy to Chicago for a surprise visit.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: youth, culture clash, fish out of water, optimism, parents and children, family gatherings, teaching the ways of the world, couples, disorder, family life, teenage life, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Life with Derek (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Life with Derek is a Canadian television sitcom that aired on Family and VRAK.TV in Canada and on Disney Channel in the United States. The series premiered on Family on September 18, 2005, and ran for four seasons, ending its run on March 25, 2009. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, sincere, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, remarry, misfit, youth, ego clash, family life, teenage life, family relations, step siblings, divorced divorcee, parent getting married, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Nanny Express (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: With their mother dead, Emily and Ben torment their nannies to quit as fast as their father hires them. Till a nanny named Kate shows up and slowly wins Ben over. That's bad enough, but when her father and Kate start to fall in love, Emily sets ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, realistic, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing, date night
Plot: nanny, mischievous children, love and romance, romance, family, family relations, family life, teenage life, nursing, disorder, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Movie in collections
Passport to Paris (1999)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sent to Paris to visit their grandfather, the twins fall in love with France, not to mention two French boys.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: twins, siblings relations, youth, family relations, family, impossible love, teenager, love and romance, teenage life, fall in love, mischievous children, tourist ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.1
 7K
Flicka (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A headstrong 16 year old Katy McLaughlin desires to work on her family's mountainside horse ranch, although her father insists she finish boarding school. Katy finds a mustang in the hills near her ranch. Katy then sets her mind to tame a ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, road movie, talky ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: cowboy, horse, family, self discovery, family life, hopes, love and romance, parents and children, siblings relations, animal life, family relations, farm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.3
 282
A Fine Step (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A Fine Step is an uplifting family drama centering on Cal Masterson (Luke Perry, Beverly Hills 90210) an award winning horseman whose relationship with his beloved horse Fandango allows him to achieve multiple championship wins. However tragedy ...
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: athlete and trainer, hopes, teenage life, athlete's life, contests and competitions, parents and children, family, rivalry, friendship, ambition, friends, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Great Depression hits home for nine year old Kit Kittredge when her dad loses his business and leaves to find work. Oscar nominee Abigail Breslin stars as Kit, leading a splendid cast in the first ever "American Girl" theatrical movie. ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, family, family life, family relations, follow your dream, power relations, journalism, parents and children, youth, children, mother daughter relationship, school ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio, chicago illinois, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Back in middle school after summer vacation, Greg Heffley and his older brother Rodrick must deal with their parents' misguided attempts to have them bond.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: diary, middle school, teenage life, family life, parents and children, siblings relations, social misfits, family, friends, family relations, high school life, mischievous children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Movie in collections
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 life, youth, family relations, school, family, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, father daughter relationship, teacher student relationship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.0
 792
Brave New Girl (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Holly has everything it takes to be a star; the voice, the dream and the dedication, but she lacks the means to break away from her humble Texas upbringing. Then she gets the chance to attend an art and music school on the East coast and her future ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, uplifting, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, coming of age, showbiz, school, teenage life, parents and children, artists and showbiz, hopes, follow your dream, musician's life, rising to stardom, music ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.3
 459
Spin (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: "Spin" tells the story of a boy who loses his parents in a plane crash, is taken in by his uncle (Tucci), who then leaves him for ten years in the care of his Hispanic ranch hand (Blades) and his wife (Delany). Once in high school, Eddie ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
Plot: coming of age, parents and children, hopes, youth, self discovery, introspection, society, family relations, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, dealing with death, haunted by the past ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.3
 799
Mr. Troop Mom (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Public Defender Eddie is a widower with a 13 year-old daughter, Naomi. A classic workaholic, Eddie has been M.I.A. for most of Naomi's big moments. But when an unfortunately timed accident gives Eddie the opportunity to become the "Team ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: parents and children, family, siblings relations, youth, family life, camp, treasure hunt, summer camp, in the woods, family relations, friends, climbing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Mighty Celt (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Centred around greyhound racing in a Catholic community after the "Troubles" have ended but where their legacy remains strong. Donal is a 14-year old who works in a greyhound racing kennel owned by Good Joe. If Donal's favourite ...
Style: uplifting, sincere, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: life is a bitch, boss and employee, contests and competitions, friendship, single parent, youth, obnoxious boss, animal life, against the odds, hopes, teenage life, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.3
 176
Boys Club (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sent to San Francisco to spend the summer with his aunt, teenager Mario Vandetti makes fast friends with a group of neighborhood kids and encouraged by a caring priest they soon form a basketball team, becoming contenders in a city tournament.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: underdog, basketball, friendship, youth, follow your dream, teenage life, contests and competitions, parents and children, dedicated educator, rivalry, family relations, sport team ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Christmas Bunny (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Christmas Bunny tells the story of a lonely foster child (Sophie Bolen) who finds a lost, injured rabbit in the woods on Christmas Eve. The rabbit is nursed back to health by The Bunny Lady (Florence Henderson), who runs a rabbit rescue in an ...
Style: sentimental, touching, gloomy, serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, friendship, friends, wounded animal, family relations, youth, family in crisis, parents and children, family, coming of age, orphan, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%