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The Frontier Boys
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Style: basketball movie
Plot: basketball, healing, redemption, loyalty, faith
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and serious films with plots including basketball, sport, sport team, youth, ambition, rivalry and underdog themes mostly in Sport, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Frontier Boys: Back in Business (1997), Church Ball (2006), Home of the Giants (2007), Like Mike (2002), The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Back in Business
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Plot: buddy cop, basketball, hit in the crotch, two man army, ak 47, beretta, black hero, sunglasses, tough guy, mixed martial arts, semiautomatic pistol, brawl, martial arts, sidekick, black american, fistfight, car, cell phone, machine gun, african american, pistol
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 4.0
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Church Ball
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Style: basketball movie
Plot: mormon, tournament, coach, basketball, church, sport, basketball team, team, training, near death experience
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   91%
    User:   74%
 
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Home of the Giants
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic, basketball movie
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, athlete's life, sport, buddies, crime, coming of age, basketball, teenager, crime gone awry, friendship, youth, friends, fall in love, siblings relations, teenage love, teenage life, sport team, ambition, love and romance, family relations, lifestyle, falling in love, drug dealer, friend, cheerleader
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   88%
    User:   100%
 
 5.2
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Like Mike
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, touching, basketball movie
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: sport, prodigy, superhuman powers, underdog, lightning, bet, basketball, orphanage, bullying, teenager, follow your dream, family, rising to stardom, wish come true, ambition, hopes, orphan, imaginary, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, teenage life, sport team, against the odds, rivalry, youth, power relations, friends, coca cola, bully, nun, dream come true
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   85%
    User:   76%
 
The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, offbeat, basketball movie
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, disco, supernatural ability, underdog, sport team, astrology, basketball, hopes, misfit, goofy hero, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, ambition, partners, twins, psychic, native american, african american
Time: 70s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   96%
 
Beijing 2008: Games of the XXIX Olympiad
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
Plot: track and field, gymnastics, basketball, swimming pool, olympics
Place: china, beijing china
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System:   79%
    User:   69%
 
 6.0
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Fast Break
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, basketball movie
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, athlete's life, dedicated educator, underdog, basketball, college, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, college life, sport team, stoners, against the odds, ambition, misfit, rivalry, culture clash, youth, power relations, clergy, fugitives, hardcase students, fish out of water, hopes, society, disorder, lifestyle, basketball team, coach, gender disguise
Time: 70s
Place: nevada, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   90%
 
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The Hot Flashes
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: sport, drugs/alcohol, underdog, friendship, sport team, small town, basketball, middle aged woman, ambition, rivalry, friends, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, reunion, against the odds, power relations, biker, feminist, little person, breast cancer, marijuana, cheerleader, high school, infidelity, lesbian, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, snobbism
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   60%
 
 7.0
 401
Slam
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: China
Duration: 93 min.
Style: serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, underdog, contests and competitions, family, teenage life, basketball, sport team, coming of age, against the odds, ambition, rivalry, youth, friends, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, parents and children, family relations, blog, buddy, olympics, internet chat, schoolboy, puppy love, single father, bully, cheerleader, rap, fight, handheld camera, teenager, chinese, birthday cake, revenge, apology, interview, flashback, father son relationship, picked on
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   66%
 
 3.4
 175
Boys Club
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: athlete's life, dedicated educator, family, underdog, basketball, coming of age, contests and competitions, follow your dream, human spirit, athlete and trainer, friendship, parents and children, against the odds, family life, ambition, hopes, rivalry, youth, family relations, friends, clergy, teenage life, sport team, power relations, suit and tie, caucasian, lifestyle, basketball court, basketball team, competition, car wash, sunglasses, cheerleader, teenager, african american
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   75%
 
 6.4
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Dreamland
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, gloomy, realistic, captivating
Plot: introspection, self discovery, desert, coming of age, trailer park, motorcycle, bikini, basketball, hopes, life is a bitch, love triangle, starting over, destiny, love and romance, youth, accident, hospital, hapless
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   55%
 
The Last Game
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Australia
Plot: coach, basketball, sport, teenager, faith, basketball coach, caucasian, basketball player, basketball court, latex gloves, sign language, crying girl, crying woman, crying
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   73%
 
The White Shadow
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Style: serious, gloomy, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: sport, high school, dedicated educator, hardcase students, basketball, athlete and trainer, high school life, ambition, rebellion, society, youth, power relations, interracial relations, teachers and students, teaching the ways of the world, against the odds, coach, baseball, teenager, school, domestic violence, latinos
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   65%
 
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Gus
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, feel good, entertaining, clever, sweet, light, sexy, romantic, witty
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, sport, football, contests and competitions, chase, disney, kids and family, soccer, sport team, dialogue, con men, children, treasure, animal life, adventure, basketball, redemption, childhood, dog, ambition, lone hero, mentor, animals, revenge, good versus evil, stereotypes, catastrophe, fantasy world, hitman, moral ambiguity, happy ending, rivalry, race, vengeance, kidnapping, runaway, swashbuckler, hunting, talking animals, culture clash, underdog, anti-hero, alter ego, magic, adoption, storytelling, family drama, athlete and trainer, betrayal, against the odds
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   53%
 
 5.1
 118
Annie O
Country:
Duration: 93 min.
Style: basketball movie
Plot: high school sports, sport, basketball, high school, high school basketball
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   56%
 
 3.9
 191
Strike Force
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: gangsters, gory, crime, master criminal, partners against crime, junkyard, fbi, basketball, surveillance, reluctant partners, drug dealing, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, police corruption, working undercover, police investigation, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, partners, gang, murder, government agency, special agents, against the rules, contests and competitions, intrigue, officers and cadets, heist, teenage life, battles, criminal heroes, deadly, rivalry, undercover, garbage can, hit and run, winter, subway station, death of child, police detective, cat, heroin, witness, drugs, funeral, bicycle, police, drug
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   66%
 
Dream Team 1935
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Sport
Country: Latvia, Switzerland
Duration: 120 min.
Style: based on true events
Plot: dedication, coach, basketball
Place: latvia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   50%
 
The Winning Season
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: sport, drugs/alcohol, athlete and trainer, basketball, sport team, high school, misfit, defeat, athlete, coach, loneliness, birthday party, gift, bicycle, restaurant, beer, alcohol, youth, power relations, single parent, underdog, contests and competitions, redemption, down on your luck, teenage life, ambition, hopes, rivalry, family relations, life is a bitch, friends, unsuccessful, busboy, high school principal, racial tension, basketball game, driving lesson, team, sexual attraction, single father, cafeteria, ex husband ex wife relationship, video tape, alcoholic, dysfunctional relationship, waitress, cell phone, lesbian, hit in the face, father daughter relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   52%
 
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D3: The Mighty Ducks
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sincere, inspirational, melancholic, entertaining, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: underdog, sport, family, athlete's life, school, olympics, college, mentor, basketball, football, high school, contests and competitions, hockey player, scholarship, teenage boy, athlete and trainer, boarding school, catastrophe, boarding school life, coming of age, brutality, disney, teenage life, natural disaster, dialogue, destiny, sport team, multiple storylines, fantasy world, life philosophy, ambition, adaptation, lone hero, justice, first contact, childhood, culture clash, kids and family, redemption, brothers, competition, storytelling, adventure, bullying, rivalry, transformation, children, youth, runaway, power relations
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: minnesota, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   64%
 
 7.0
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Hang Time
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: high school, high school life, sitcom, teenage life, basketball, sport team, sport, youth, friends, cheerleading, high school basketball, high school friends, basketball player, basketball team, high school student, group of friends, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, teenager, teenage girl, teenage boy, friendship, dating
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   46%
 
 6.4
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One on One
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, basketball movie
Audience: teens
Plot: college, sport, small town, athlete's life, basketball, high school, underdog, young lovers, coach, contests and competitions, urban, university, follow your dream, human spirit, athlete and trainer, teaching the ways of the world, college life, high school life, coming of age, against the odds, ambition, man wearing towel, student athlete, male underwear, hopes, rivalry, youth, power relations, prodigy, small town life, student life, sport team, city life, social relations, men's locker room, lifestyle, locker room, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, corruption, shower, one on one
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   52%
 
Promised Land
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic
Plot: friendship, coming of age, school, basketball, tattoo, wedding, youth, college, innocence lost, high school, dangerous attraction, small town, destiny, small town life, hopes, couples, friends, hot spring, life, skinny dipping
Time: 80s
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   49%
 
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Ball
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 95 min.
Plot: basketball, basketball team, manager, virgin mary statue, shower room, revenge
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   61%
 
D2: The Mighty Ducks
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, inspirational, light, entertaining, funny, melancholic, exciting, absurd, suspense
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: underdog, family, sport, competition, athlete's life, olympics, youth, contests and competitions, ice hockey, mentor, hockey player, athlete and trainer, basketball, football, catastrophe, sport team, disney, kids and family, against the odds, weapons, childhood, ambition, fantasy world, dialogue, lone hero, life philosophy, hopes, transformation, multiple storylines, destiny, natural disaster, brutality, culture clash, rivalry, first contact, storytelling, golf, adaptation, redemption, friendship, video game, runaway, children, writers, buddies, unlikely friendships, fight scenes, stereotypes, coming of age, vengeance
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey, texas, canada, minnesota, iceland, los angeles, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   52%
 
The Mighty Ducks
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, inspirational, realistic, exciting, entertaining, light, sweet, sentimental, melancholic, touching, not serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: underdog, family, sport, urban, golf, football, mentor, childhood, kids and family, happy ending, contests and competitions, children, adventure, lawyer, redemption, figure skating, athlete and trainer, ice hockey, winning, sport team, basketball, catastrophe, soccer, against the odds, multiple storylines, competition, disney, destiny, ambition, runaway, dialogue, storytelling, guilty pleasure, bullying, culture clash, hopes, transformation, lone hero, stereotypes, high school, geek, chase, memory, natural disaster, self discovery, rivalry, fantasy world, life philosophy, spelling bee, adaptation
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: minnesota, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   54%
 
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Kung Fu Dunk
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: China, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 100 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, ambition, rivalry, athlete's life, basketball, martial arts, chinese, university, orphan, contests and competitions, sport team, youth, power relations, secret admirer, referee, loss of lover, press conference, beggar, martial arts school, bet, reunion, hand to hand combat, brother sister relationship, time travel, alcoholic, childhood, fight, kung fu, nightclub, good versus evil, teamwork, wine, flashback
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, china, shanghai china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   43%
 
 2.1
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Crossover
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, basketball movie
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sport, athlete's life, on the road, college, buddies, urban, dedicated educator, black people, high school sports, street gang, hardcase students, underdog, contests and competitions, follow your dream, human spirit, athlete and trainer, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, gambling, against the odds, ambition, hopes, rivalry, youth, power relations, friends, betrayal, sport team, coming of age, city life, lifestyle, tv commercial, basketball, african american
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   46%
 
Normal Adolescent Behavior
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Style: serious, sexual, bleak, realistic, sincere, humorous, semi serious
Plot: high school, drugs/alcohol, innocence lost, teenage life, strong sexual content, youth, basketball, teenager, lust, sex, friendship, humiliation, break-up, sexuality, revenge, party, student, best friends, teenage love, coming of age, high school life, love and romance, misfit, friends, family relations, siblings relations, sexual relations, fall in love, couples, new student, group sex, teenage sexuality, spanking, mini dress, teen romance, teenage sex, teen angst, sex talk, mini skirt, brother sister relationship, sex in car, cleavage, teenage girl, teenage boy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, break up, male nudity, female nudity, lesbianism, erotica
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   51%
 

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North Dallas Forty
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Style: clever, realistic, serious, tense, biting, inspirational, interesting, melancholic, intense, bloody, talky, entertaining, harsh, dramatic, suspense, football movie, surprise ending
Plot: sport, football, sport team, drug abuse, addiction, ambition, mentor, greed, drinking, soccer, brutality, sarcasm, american football, corruption, unlikely friendships, college, drugs, violent, basketball, rivalry, crime gone awry, violence, adaptation, dialogue, gangsters, character study, betrayal, honest, runaway, dark hero, society, underdog, alter ego, catastrophe, corporate america, bullying, life is a bitch, friendship, storytelling, business, life philosophy, redemption, stereotypes, manipulation, athlete's life, gangster, pornography, small town, culture clash, transformation
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, new jersey, california
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System:   47%
    User:   45%
 
Half Girlfriend
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Plot: basketball, love, sport, hindi, leukemia, english, children, club, toilet, mother, girl, boy, divorce, marriage, speech, college, school
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System:   47%
    User:   54%
 
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