Movies like The Frontier Boys

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The Frontier Boys (2012)
 4.7
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The Frontier Boys (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The story of four high school boys whose undefeated basketball season and friendship are threatened after a drive-by shooting leaves one of them in a coma and one of them with a secret. Brent Fencett, Jed Bracken, and T.J. Lewis are star players on the Charlevoix High School Basketball team; Jackson Carlson is their most obnoxious fan. They are unbeaten on the court and inseparable off it - until Brent gets caught up in his older brother's mixed up life. The consequences of Brent's choice leave T.J. in the hospital, and Brent's soul in turmoil. Written by Frontier Boys
Style: basketball movie
Plot: basketball, loyalty, healing, redemption, faith

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Most similar movies to The Frontier Boys

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and exciting films with plots about basketball, family, sport, adventure, youth, heroes and friendship mostly in Family, Sport and Action genres. Some movies like The Frontier Boys: Faded Dreams (2007), Back in Business (1997), The Last Game (1995), Church Ball (2006), Please Don't Hit Me, Mom (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.7
 155
Faded Dreams (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Young basketball star Dan Milano has all the makings of a pro player -- talent, skill and determination. But as he sets out to make his dream come true, Dan learns that in the world of professional basketball, talent only gets you so far. Based on a ...
Plot: basketball, favoritism, confrontation, sweat, sex, kiss, politics, racism, dishonesty, intimacy, salute, fan
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Back in Business (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An ex-cop gets pulled back in an undercover mission for the FBI by his former partner. The mission is to catch drug runners, but it is also sting operation against dirty cops, some of whom set up the ex-cops' dismissal from the force.
Plot: buddy cop, basketball, martial arts, brawl, car, sidekick, semiautomatic pistol, mixed martial arts, tough guy, gun, pistol, black american ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The staff of the island resort need the aid of the Harlem Globetrotters to keep their island from a greedy millionaire.
Plot: deserted island, desert island, basketball, tropical island, african american, robot, resort, sport
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Last Game (1995)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A young woman who has bad hearing tries to play basketball.
Plot: coach, basketball, faith, teenager, crying woman, latex gloves, crying, crying girl, sign language, basketball court, basketball player, caucasian ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 4.0
 436
Church Ball (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dennis Buckstead has the hardest calling in his church. Not only has he been asked to coach a group of non-basketball players in his church but the bishop has demanded that he lead the team to the Basketball Championship. Word from the top is that ...
Style: basketball movie
Plot: tournament, coach, mormon, church, basketball, training, team, basketball team, near death experience, sport team, sport
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Please Don't Hit Me, Mom (1981)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A babysitter realizes that one of the children she looks after is being physically abused by his mother.
Plot: female director, divorced divorcee, basketball, brother brother relationship, single mother, child abuse, teenager, nanny, verbal abuse, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.7
 129
Annie O (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a 15-year-old becomes the first female starter on her high school's male basketball team, her achievement is marred by the treatment she receives at the hands of her teammates, her brother and even her boyfriend.
Style: basketball movie
Plot: high school sports, high school, basketball, high school basketball, sport
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.2
 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 ⇓
52%
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 3.0
 255
Big and Hairy (1998)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A boy moves into a new town and has difficulty making friends, so he joins the basketball team. Initially experiencing little success, his popularity increases when he convinces a Sasquatch to join the team.
Plot: family relations, boy, bigfoot, high school, high school basketball, sasquatch, basketball game, basketball, father son relationship, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Luck of the Irish (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A teenager must battle for a gold charm to keep his family from being controlled by an evil leprechaun.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, basketball movie
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, adventure, friendship, teenage life, child as adult, family life, youth, basketball, battles, friends, disorder, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 12K
Uncle Drew (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Uncle Drew recruits a squad of older basketball players to return to the court to compete in a tournament.
Style: basketball movie, light, entertaining, funny, humorous
Plot: basketball, comeback, tournament, financial problem, sport team, follow your dream, athlete's life, ambitious, contests and competitions, against the odds, sport, lifestyle ...
Place: harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 289
Slam (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: China
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mouth, Monkey, and Jason are your average teenagers with a love for the game of basketball. On the last day of school, they get on the wrong side of Li Wei, the captain of the high school basketball team. Li Wei & his entourage swear to make ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: basketball, ambition, rivalry, against the odds, teenage life, family relations, sport team, contests and competitions, youth, sport, vengeance, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Reflex Action (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Emotionally scarred after serving in the Gulf War, soldier Quinn Taylor returns to his Arizona home, only to learn that his father plans to sell their land to a drug lord. Determined to interrupt the sale, Taylor goes to war with a powerful cartel.
Plot: machine gun, betrayal, seduction, wheelbarrow, basketball, full moon, martial arts, butcher, gun, bruce lee, middle finger, post traumatic stress disorder ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 2.1
 9K
Crossover (2006)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The clock strikes midnight, money changes hands, the crowd is on their feet, and the court is alive with fast-paced razzle-dazzle basketball. These players don't play for a school or a pro team. They play for the street and it's ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspense, basketball movie
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: athlete's life, human spirit, against the odds, friendship, sport team, sport, contests and competitions, buddies, lifestyle, underdog, hopes, follow your dream ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Thunder in Paradise 3 (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Spencer and Bru break into his HQ and capture notorious drug lord Manuel Santiago of a DEA Agent. Santiago's angered assistant, Mason Lee, takes the school hostage where Kelly is teaching and Jessica is one of the students in attendance in ...
Plot: bandana, friend, father, speedboat, daughter, friendship, boat, rifle
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.1
 8K
Surf Ninjas (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two Asian-American "surfer-dude" brothers discover they are the long lost princes from a China Sea Island. Part of their inheritance are magically-induced martial arts prowess. Using their new powers they act to overthrow the island's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, idiotic, nostalgic, feel good ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: surfing, ninja, martial arts, heroes, revolution, surf, adventure, family, siblings relations, legends and myths, daring rescue, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa, indochina, asia, southeast asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Thunderstruck (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Brian is a 16 year-old who can't play basketball, but he still wants to play like his hero, Kevin Durant. At an Oklahoma City Thunder game, Brian gets chosen to shoot a half court shot which he misses and hits the mascot in the process. Later ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sincere, light ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: basketball, disorder, switching roles, body swapping, athlete's life, supernatural, teenage life, youth, family, unsuccessful, down on your luck, wish come true ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Black Stallion (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion that is brought on board and stabled in the ship he is sailing on. When it tragically sinks both he and the horse survive only to be stranded on a ...
Style: touching, sentimental, exciting, uplifting, serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: horse, rescue, survival, friendship, family relations, shipwreck, poker, barn, training, desert island, horse race, island ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Monkey King (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Sun Wukong, (The Monkey King) is a monkey born from a heavenly stone who acquires supernatural powers. After rebelling against heaven and being imprisoned under a mountain for 500 years, he later accompanies the monk Xuanzang on a journey to India. ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, imaginary, supernatural, good versus evil, escapades, martial arts, adventure, battles, rebelliousness, rebellion, redemption, rivalry ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Air Up There (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jimmy Dolan is a college basketball coach who wants a big promotion. To get it, he needs to make a dramatic find. He ends up deep in Africa, hoping to recruit Saleh, a huge basketball prodigy Jimmy glimpsed in a home movie. But Saleh is the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, basketball movie ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: sport team, sport, family, adventure, culture clash, contests and competitions, fish out of water, athlete and trainer, disorder, power relations, scout, athlete's life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The St. Tammany Miracle (1994)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The St. Tammany Miracle is an inspiring story which shows how a determined coach can bring a handful of individuals from the failure of a dark and dusty gym into the glaring light of a state championship!
Plot: family relations, basketball, religion, high school
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 824
A Sunday Horse (2016)
Genre: Biography, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After a near-fatal accident, on a horse the experts thought was nothing special, a determined rider from the wrong side of the tracks defies all the odds to pursue her dreams of winning a national jumping championship.
Plot: horse trainer, equestrian, faith, horse riding, physical therapy, strong female lead, accident, strong female character, horse jumping, olympics
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 4K
Motocrossed (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Motocrossed! is a 2001 Disney Channel Original Movie (based on the Shakespeare play Twelfth Night), about a girl named Andrea Carson who loves motocross, despite the fact that her father finds her unsuited for the sport, being that she is "just ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: motorcycle race, motocross, gender bending, extreme sport, teenage life, twins, against the odds, ambition, family life, contests and competitions, rivalry, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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White Wolves: A Cry in the Wild II (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A two-week trek through the Cascade Mountains tries the survival instincts of five adventurous teenagers. At first, it's all a good time. Shooting the rapids, exploring caves and making new friends. But when an accident occurs, Mother Nature ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: wilderness, cave, wolf, hiking, heroes, adventure, friendship, survival, treasure hunt, family life, forces of nature, adventurer ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Little Marines (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Little Marines is an action/adventure/comedy film set in Little Rock, Arkansas. The film portrays a journey embarked upon by three boys across the woodlands near their home town to spend a summer vacation together camping in the wilderness. The film ...
Plot: motorcycle, teepee, friend, camping, flashback, candy bar, bicycle, teenager, mohawk, cycling, toilet paper, journey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Good Old Boy: A Delta Boyhood (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A timeless story of a boy's adventures growing up in a small Southern town, Yazoo City in the early 1950s, roaming with his friends, playing practical jokes, and getting into trouble.
Plot: cemetery, snake, turtle, river, child uses gun, loss of friend, humiliation, bully, piano playing, race, singing, twins ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.5
 112
Castle Rock (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Left alone in the wilderness after her grandfather suffers a heart attack, a teenage girl is befriended by a mysterious drifter. Soon, she finds herself on the adventure of her life when her new acquaintance turns out to be a fugitive from justice ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, desert, adventure, survival, teenage life, rebelliousness, youth, danger, escapades, wanted, wanted man, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.7
 215
Kid Colter (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Boston boy escapes from spies and survives in the wild with tricks from his mountain-man father.
Style: semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mountain, wilderness, kidnapping, survival, family, danger, escapades, heroes, espionage, confined, adventure, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It is the story of an average, popular American teenager named Wendy Wu who discovers that in order to win the coveted crown she must first learn the way of the warrior. Wendy Wu has a one track mind, and that track leads directly to the title of ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, follow your dream, obsessive quest, teenage life, ambition, friendship, self discovery, life turned upside down, obsession, family life, rivalry, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 158K
The Karate Kid (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA, China
Duration: 140 min.
Story: 12-year-old Dre Parker could have been the most popular kid in Detroit, but his mother's latest career move has landed him in China. Dre immediately falls for his classmate Mei Ying but the cultural differences make such a friendship ...
Style: sincere, inspirational, sentimental, uplifting, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: contests and competitions, martial arts, human spirit, underdog, friendship, sport, teachers and students, teaching the ways of the world, mentor, intergenerational friendship, perseverance, audition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: china, asia, michigan, detroit, beijing china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%