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Home Run Showdown (2015)
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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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, underdog, sport, contests and competitions, teenage life, sport team, ambition, youth, family relations, young heroes, parents and children, siblings relations, rivalry, friends, baseball, name calling, cruelty, crying, selfishness, little league
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and feel good films with plots about ambition, family, sport, rivalry, youth, contests and competitions and family relations mostly in Family, Sport and Comedy genres. Some movies like Home Run Showdown: The Sandlot 2 (2005), Soccer Mom (2008), Saige Paints the Sky (2013), Flicka: Country Pride (2012), Little Big League (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: sport, buddies, mischievous children, family, contests and competitions, adventure, athlete and trainer, teenage life, sport team, coming of age, ambition, partners ...
Time: contemporary, year 1972
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.2
 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching
Plot: sport, contests and competitions, family life, fake identity, soccer coach, soccer, ambition, rivalry, family relations, hidden identity, underdog, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: cooking, baseball, contests and competitions, teenage life, family, teenager, high school, cooking and food, youth, buddies, parents and children, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Saige Paints the Sky (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Meet nine-year old Saige, a talented artist with a passion for horses, in this modern-day story about finding your voice! Saige is excited about the new school year, until she discovers that art-her favorite class-has been cut. On top of that, her ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, youth, school, friendship, family relations, friends, singing, female protagonist, balloon, art
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Flicka: Country Pride (2012)
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: jealousy, animal life, family, farm, youth, horse, contests and competitions, save the day, parents and children, teenage love, teenage life, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Little Big League (1994)
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: sport, baseball, family, prodigy, young heroes, athlete and trainer, child as adult, sport team, ambition, power relations, contests and competitions, against the odds ...
Time: 90s
Place: minnesota, usa, mcdonald's restaurant, minneapolis minnesota, new york yankees ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.6
 365
Fast Girl (2008)
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 ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: sport, athlete's life, small town, underdog, family, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, family business, car chase, family life, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: athlete's life, school, blind ambition, sport, ambition, youth, friends, best friends, teachers and students, teenage life, hopes, horse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Sandlot: Heading Home (2007)
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: baseball, time travel, youth, athlete's life, family, buddies, adventure, underdog, sport, young heroes, contests and competitions, rising to stardom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.4
 636
Grand Champion (2002)
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: feel good, semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, underdog, young heroes, small town, contests and competitions, rise to the top, human spirit, friendship, family life, hopes, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.3
 297
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sport, baseball, athlete's life, school, buddies, underdog, contests and competitions, family, rising to stardom, uninhibited rivalry, athlete and trainer, sport team ...
Time: 60s
Place: florida, new york, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: wrestling, high school, disability, contests and competitions, follow your dream, sport, human spirit, family, school, teenage love, high school life, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Double Teamed (2002)
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: feel good, semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: twins, high school, athlete's life, underdog, school, sport, contests and competitions, family, follow your dream, human spirit, athlete and trainer, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.8
 878
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: serious, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, underdog, high school, follow your dream, small town, family, athlete and trainer, teenage life, sport team, against the odds, ambition, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Babysitters Beware (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Seven-year-old Danny Parker is a good kid who loves his parents. But they have to go out on business dinners all the time, leaving him stuck with a sitter. It's not so bad when it's his favorite babysitter, Janelle but he also gets stuck ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mischievous children, family, nanny, youth, family relations, disorder, young heroes, parents and children, when the parents are away, friends, boy, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Wild Soccer Bunch (2003)
Genre: Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The school year is over and for a diverse group of children between six and ten years with no worries, football is king! These kids are convinced they are the local gold team and there is nothing they like more than just improve their game. "If ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: sport, contests and competitions, sport team, competition, soccer, youth gang, ambition, family, rivalry, friends, underdog, athlete and trainer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 550
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, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: martial arts, athlete's life, family, supportive spouse, resort, sport, small town, underdog, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, parents and children, child as adult ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Longshots (2008)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true story of Jasmine Plummer who, at the age of eleven, became the first female to play in Pop Warner football tournament in its 56-year history.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: athlete's life, battle of the sexes, sport, small town, family, feminism, human spirit, athlete and trainer, ambition, hopes, rivalry, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 5.6
 2K
Den Brother (2010)
Genre: Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alex Pearson has a lot to learn about teamwork. As the star of the Lemon Oaks hockey team, Alex almost always has his way on and off the ice. That ism until he pulls a stunt so outrageous not even his own coach can give him a pass. His punishment? ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, stylized
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: siblings relations, family, family relations, single parent, teaching the ways of the world, hockey, high school, brother sister relationship, hockey player, loss of mother, big brother, single father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Angels in the Outfield (1994)
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, feel good, semi serious, humorous, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: baseball, underdog, family, contests and competitions, parents and children, sport, sport team, americana, fish out of water, ambition, hopes, misfit ...
Time: 18th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Air Bud: Spikes Back (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In Disney's fifth installment to the franchise, Air Bud finds that he has the uncanny ability to play volleyball.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: volleyball, dog, beach, pets, friendship, family, sports car, sport, animal life, friends, contests and competitions, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.7
 108
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: contests and competitions, parents and children, sport, family life, ambition, hopes, family relations, chases and races, follow your dream, rise to the top, teenage life, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.9
 222
Tiger Town (1983)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Alex believed in his baseball hero Billy Young. When Billy's performance struggled, Alex's friends began to doubt Alex; and Billy began to doubt himself. Alex wants to prove to his friends, to Billy, and to himself that believing in ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, exciting, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: baseball, athlete's life, sport, underdog, athlete and trainer, adventure, family, family life, ambition, rivalry, aging, sport team ...
Time: 80s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Soccer Dog: The Movie (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A heart-warming comedy about the friendship between the new kid in town and a soccer-playing dog on the lam from the dog-catcher. It's up to these two underdogs to win the PeeWee Soccer League championship game.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: sport, dog, soccer, athlete's life, odd couple, family, underdog, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, parents and children, adoption, against the odds ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sport, african american, little league, coach, athlete's life, underdog, school, contests and competitions, store, follow your dream, human spirit, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Full-Court Miracle (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Full-Court Miracle is a 2003 Disney Channel Original Movie. It premiered on November 23, 2003. Inspired by the true story of University of Virginia basketball star Lamont Carr, the film centers on a group of young Jewish basketball players who ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: athlete's life, underdog, college, sport, contests and competitions, family, follow your dream, human spirit, athlete and trainer, sport team, against the odds, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.7
 234
Sophie & Sheba (2010)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Growing up at a zoo, young ballet dancer Sophie always loved animals - but none as much as her pet elephant Sheba. When her parents are forced to sell Sheba to a travelling circus, Sophie has no choice but to runaway and join him on the road to get ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, family, circus, youth, friends, performer's life, parents and children, teenage love, teenage life, animal life, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Second Chance (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young girl and her coach overcome adversity to make their way into the National Australian Gymnastics Squad.
Style: serious, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: gymnastics, athlete's life, family, contests and competitions, sport, athlete and trainer, ambition, hopes, youth, underdog, uninhibited rivalry, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.7
 2K
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, exciting, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, teens, kids
Plot: sport, dog, best friends, family, pets, school, contests and competitions, friendship, animal life, ambition, heroes, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.2
 176
The Yankles (2009)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: About Charlie Jones, a washed up, ex major league ballplayer, and how he gets a second chance at life and love by managing a Jewish, orthodox yeshiva baseball team.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental
Plot: sport, misfit partners, redemption, athlete and trainer, ambition, underdog, contests and competitions, against the odds, culture clash, down on your luck, sport team, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%