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Home Run Showdown (2015)
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Home Run Showdown
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: underdog, family, contests and competitions, sport, teenage life, sport team, ambition, youth, family relations, young heroes, parents and children, siblings relations, rivalry, friends, cruelty, little league, baseball, name calling, selfishness, crying
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Going to the Mat
Drama, Family, Sport
USA
120 min.
 7.1
The Bad News Bears
Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
USA
102 min.
 7.3
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, semi serious, humorous and realistic films with plots about ambition, family, rivalry, family relations, youth, contests and competitions and friends mostly in Family, Sport and Comedy genres. Some movies like Home Run Showdown: The Sandlot 2 (2005), Down and Derby (2005), Jump In! (2007), Double Teamed (2002), Flicka: Country Pride (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Sandlot 2
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, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: sport, buddies, mischievous children, contests and competitions, family, athlete and trainer, adventure, teenage life, sport team, coming of age, ambition, partners ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   95%
    User:   92%
 
 5.6
 523
Down and Derby
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, feel good, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: athlete's life, martial arts, supportive spouse, family, resort, small town, underdog, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, parents and children, child as adult, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   66%
 
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Jump In!
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, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: athlete's life, sport, underdog, contests and competitions, school, follow your dream, family, human spirit, friendship, athlete and trainer, parents and children, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   70%
 
Double Teamed
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 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, feel good, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: high school, athlete's life, sport, underdog, school, contests and competitions, family, follow your dream, human spirit, athlete and trainer, siblings relations, against the odds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   63%
 
Flicka: Country Pride
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Flicka and Toby help out a struggling stable owner and her teenage daughter.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: animal life, family, youth, farm, contests and competitions, save the day, parents and children, teenage love, jealousy, teenage life, ambition, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   62%
 
Little Big League
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the owner of the Minnesota Twins passes away, he bequeaths the team to his preteen grandson. The newly minted head honcho quickly appoints himself manager, causing unrest in an organisation that struggles to take orders from a 12-year-old.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
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Time: 90s
Place: minnesota, usa, mcdonald's restaurant, minneapolis minnesota, bronx new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   61%
 
 5.8
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Bad News Bears
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Morris Buttermaker is a burned-out minor league baseball player who loves to drink and can't keep his hands to himself. His long-suffering lawyer arranges for him to manage a local Little League team, and Buttermaker soon finds himself the head ...
Style: clever, talky, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: baseball, family, redemption, sport, underdog, athlete and trainer, stadium, gay, sport team, ambition, chase, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   45%
 
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Going to the Mat
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, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: contests and competitions, follow your dream, sport, high school, family, human spirit, teenage love, school, high school life, disability, teenage life, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   56%
 
 4.4
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Grand Champion
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 'Grand Champion' weaves the tale of a spunky young boy named Buddy and his prize-winning calf, Hokey, as they climb from the underdog position and up through the ranks of several Texas stock shows to ultimately win the coveted title of ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, underdog, young heroes, contests and competitions, small town, rise to the top, human spirit, friendship, family life, hopes, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   60%
 
 5.3
 292
Safe at Home!
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sport, athlete's life, buddies, school, underdog, contests and competitions, family, rising to stardom, uninhibited rivalry, baseball, athlete and trainer, sport team ...
Time: 60s
Place: florida, new york, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   48%
 
 5.8
 858
Underdogs
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: serious, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, underdog, follow your dream, athlete and trainer, family, small town, high school, teenage life, sport team, against the odds, ambition, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   49%
 
Bring It On: Fight to the Finish
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Christina Milian stars as sassy cheer captain Lina Cruz, whose world is turned upside-down when her family moves from the urban streets of East Los Angeles to the sunny beach town of Malibu. At her new school, Lina clashes with Avery, the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, sport, athlete's life, hip hop, cheerleader, underdog, contests and competitions, sport team, ambition, cheerleading, rivalry, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: florida, usa, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   55%
 
 4.7
 2K
Air Bud 3
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, exciting, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, teens, kids
Plot: sport, best friends, family, pets, contests and competitions, school, friendship, animal life, ambition, dog, heroes, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   43%
 
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The Bad News Bears
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: realistic, clever, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: underdog, baseball, family, sport, childhood, beer, motorcycle, foul language, children, mentor, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 1930s, year 1976
Place: california, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   44%
 
The Sandlot: Heading Home
Genre: Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A successful professional baseball player gets his ego in check via an unreality check when he travels back in time to his boyhood sandlot ball-playing days.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: athlete's life, family, buddies, adventure, underdog, young heroes, sport, contests and competitions, rising to stardom, baseball, human spirit, athlete and trainer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   40%
 
 6.4
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Hardball
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An aimless young man who is scalping tickets, gambling and drinking, agrees to coach a Little League team from the Cabrini Green housing project in Chicago as a condition of getting a loan from a friend.
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: underdog, redemption, baseball, gambling, drugs/alcohol, athlete and trainer, teacher, mentor, sport team, sport, ambition, kids and family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, new jersey, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   46%
 
 6.5
 2K
Let It Shine
Genre: Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The film follows a shy, talented musician who pens romantic hip-hop verses only to stand idly by as they're delivered to the girl of his dreams by a proxy, his best friend. Made for Disney Channel movie/
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: hip hop, contests and competitions, family, follow your dream, teenage life, ambition, youth, artists and showbiz, rapper, friends, best friends, musician's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   41%
 
Kicking & Screaming
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Phil Weston has been unathletic his entire life. In college he failed at every sport that he tried out for. It looks like his 10-year old son, Sam, is following in his footsteps. But with becoming the coach of The Soccers, an already successful ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, soccer, underdog, sport, obsession, addiction, father son relationship, farce, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, destiny, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   46%
 
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Air Bud: Golden Receiver
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Josh and Buddy move from basketball to American football in this first of several sequels to the original Air Bud.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, teens
Plot: dog, family, kidnapping, school, sport, football, best friends, basketball, children, russian, pets, animals ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   36%
 
 6.9
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Whip It
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In Bodeen, Texas, Land Of The Dragon, an indie-rock loving misfit finds a way of dealing with her small-town misery after she discovers a roller derby league in nearby Austin.
Style: witty, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, small town, mentor, adolescence, rebellion, beauty pageant, sport, geek, mother daughter relationship, school, rock, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, california, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   42%
 
A League of Their Own
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: As America's stock of athletic young men is depleted during World War II, a professional all-female baseball league springs up in the Midwest, funded by publicity-hungry candy maker Walter Harvey (Garry Marshall). Competitive sisters Dottie ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: baseball, underdog, friendship, sport, feminism, women, wartime, drinking, siblings relations, americana, mentor, period piece ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1943
Place: usa, new jersey, colorado, oregon, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   40%
 
My Dog the Champion
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Champion is a "diamond in the rough" story about a dog named Scout, a cattle dog who decided she didn't like herding cattle. Scout's owner, Billy, a rancher struggling to stay in business, pegs her as a useless, broken tool and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: social misfits, countryside, contests and competitions, family, urban, parents and children, farm, alien encounter, teenage life, city life, ambition, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   45%
 
The Challenge
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Challenge is an action adventure/adventure comedy. Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen play estranged twins with very opposite personalities. Lizzie is very focused and driven, while Shane is more relaxed, but concerned about the environment. Both girls ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: twins, athlete's life, adventure, contests and competitions, siblings relations, family, college, island, when the parents are away, family life, ambition, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   41%
 
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 6.0
 556
Snowmen
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three young friends find adventure and purpose in their attempts to set a Guinness World Record. Set in a wintry mountain town, the unpopular trio pursues fame through a series of schemes and stunts that eventually imperil their own lives. Along the ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: young heroes, family, obsessive quest, human spirit, small town, friendship, coming of age, child illness, caretaker, bully, ambition, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   41%
 
 5.2
 14K
Racing Stripes
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Shattered illusions are hard to repair -- especially for a good-hearted zebra named Stripes who's spent his life on a Kentucky farm amidst the sorely mistaken notion that he's a debonair thoroughbred. Once he faces the fact that his stark ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, underdog, adventure, gangsters, father daughter relationship, talking animals, racing, animals, kids and family, dog, race, contests and competitions ...
Place: kentucky, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   35%
 
 5.9
 3K
Go Figure
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: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sport, rivalry, blind ambition, school, follow your dream, athlete and trainer, family, teenage life, ambition, hopes, boarding school, ice hockey ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   35%
 
Angels in the Outfield
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Roger is a foster child whose irresponsible father promises to get his act together when Roger's favourite baseball team, the California Angels, wins the pennant. The problem is that the Angels are in last place, so Roger prays for help to turn ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: underdog, baseball, family, children, contests and competitions, kids and family, disney, parents and children, sport, sport team, americana, childhood ...
Time: 18th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   30%
 
 3.4
 175
Boys Club
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: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: athlete's life, dedicated educator, family, underdog, coming of age, contests and competitions, follow your dream, basketball, human spirit, athlete and trainer, friendship, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
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System:   36%
    User:   33%
 

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Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: minnesota, usa, new jersey
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System:   35%
    User:   33%
 
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Fast Girl
Genre: Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Racing is in Alex Johnstone's (Mircea Monroe) blood. It was her father s life and it ultimately caused his death so her uncle Bill (Dwier Brown), who runs the local speedway, is determined not to lose his niece the way he lost his brother. But ...
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Time: contemporary
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System:   34%
    User:   29%
 
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