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The Frontier Boys
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, healing, redemption, loyalty, faith
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Finding Forrester
Drama
USA
136 min.
 7.3
Slap Shot
Comedy, Drama, Sport
USA
123 min.
 7.4
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Most similar movies to The Frontier Boys

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and semi serious films with plots about basketball, sport, ambition, power relations, family, sport team and hopes mostly in Sport, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like The Frontier Boys: Annapolis (2006), Home of the Giants (2007), Church Ball (2006), Flubber (1997), The Air Up There (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A dramatization of the life of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault (Don Cheadle), with a lot of factual based occurrences. A reformed junkie returns from prison to clean up his act and devote the rest of his life to the young kids of Harlem. 1996 ...
Style: sincere, serious, captivating, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: sport, drugs/alcohol, athlete's life, ambition, urban ghetto, life is a bitch, contests and competitions, urban, rising to stardom, drug abuse, redemption, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: harlem, usa, new york, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 5.8
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Annapolis
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jake Huard, from a shipbuilders family, promised his dying mother he'ld make it to Anapolis Naval Academy. Thanks to tenaciously bugging a Congressman, he's selected despite dubious grades. Once inside, Jake soon proves sub-standard ...
Style: sincere, serious, feel good, realistic, rough ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: military, underdog, boxing, sport, coming of age, mentor, ambition, college, heroes, life philosophy, catastrophe, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   95%
 
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Home of the Giants
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A story about basketball and befriending. Gar is a High School journalist who, while covering the team to the state championship, is best friends with the teams' main "Star" Matt Dunbar. Matt's older brother persuades him to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic, basketball movie
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, athlete's life, sport, buddies, crime, coming of age, friendship, crime gone awry, youth, basketball, teenager, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   87%
 
 4.0
 411
Church Ball
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: mormon, tournament, coach, basketball, church, sport, basketball team, team, training, near death experience
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   80%
 
 5.2
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Flubber
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Professor Phillip Brainard, an absent minded professor, works with his assistant Weebo, trying to create a substance that's a new source of energy and that will save Medfield College where his sweetheart Sara is the president. He has missed his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, offbeat, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: mad scientist, family, university, robot, goofy hero, disney, children, basketball, college, experiment gone awry, kids and family, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   73%
 
The Air Up There
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, culture clash, adventure, basketball, sport, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, mentor, underdog, fish out of water, ambition, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   92%
 
 5.2
 17K
Like Mike
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Calvin and his friends, who all live in an orphanage, find old shoes with the faded letters MJ connected to a powerline. One stormy night, they go to get the shoes when Calvin and the shoes are struck by lightning. Calvin now has unbelievable ...
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, touching, basketball movie
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: sport, prodigy, superhuman powers, underdog, follow your dream, family, rising to stardom, wish come true, lightning, bet, basketball, orphanage ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   70%
 
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The Perfect Score
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Six high school seniors decide to break into the Princeton Testing Center so they can steal the answers to their upcoming SAT tests and all get perfect scores.
Style: humorous, semi serious, cynical, realistic, clever ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, school, heist, crime, coming of age, cheating, teenager, buddies, teenagers, stereotypes, high school life, student life ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   83%
 
The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The Pittsburgh basketball team is hopeless. Maybe with the aid of an astrologer, and some new astrologically compatible players, they can become winners.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, disco, supernatural ability, underdog, sport team, hopes, misfit, astrology, basketball, goofy hero, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 70s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   65%
 
 6.0
 590
Fast Break
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: David Greene is a New York basketball enthusiast, who wants to coach. He is then offered the coaching job at a small Nevada college. He brings along some players, who are a bit odd but good. Like Swish who unknown to the rest of the team is a girl. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, basketball movie
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, athlete's life, dedicated educator, underdog, college, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, college life, basketball, sport team, stoners, against the odds ...
Time: 70s
Place: nevada, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   64%
 
 2.1
 9K
Crossover
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, basketball movie
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sport, athlete's life, on the road, college, buddies, urban, dedicated educator, hardcase students, underdog, contests and competitions, follow your dream, human spirit ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   70%
 
D3: The Mighty Ducks
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Ducks are offered scholarships at Eden Hall Academy but struggle with their new coach's methods and come under pressure from the board to retain their scholarships before their big game against the Varsity team.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: underdog, family, school, sport, college, coming of age, athlete's life, olympics, mentor, basketball, contests and competitions, football ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: minnesota, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   66%
 
 5.9
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Gus
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The California Atoms are in last place with no hope of moving up. But by switching the mule from team mascot to team member, (He can kick 100 yard field goals!) they start winning, and move up in the rankings, Hurrah! The competition isn't so ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, sport, football, contests and competitions, chase, sport team, disney, kids and family, soccer, animal life, dialogue, con men ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   59%
 
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One on One
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Henry Steele is a basketball phenom at his small town high school, but when he matriculates to a big city university on a scholarship, soon realizes that he has few skills outside the sport. Expected by his coach to contribute significantly to the ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, basketball movie
Audience: teens
Plot: college, small town, sport, athlete's life, high school, underdog, young lovers, basketball, contests and competitions, urban, university, follow your dream ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   70%
 
D2: The Mighty Ducks
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After Gordon Bombay's hockey comeback is cut short he is named coach of Team USA Hockey for the Junior Goodwill Games. Bombay reunites the Mighty Ducks and introduces a few new players, however, he finds himself distracted by his newfound fame ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: underdog, family, competition, sport, friendship, youth, athlete's life, olympics, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, sport team, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey, texas, canada, iceland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   64%
 
High School Musical
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Troy (Zac Efron), the popular captain of the basketball team, and Gabriella (Vanessa Anne Hudgens), the brainy and beautiful member of the academic club, break all the rules of East High society when they secretly audition for the leads in the ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: high school, music, teenager, basketball, happy ending, follow your dream, dancing, disney, hip hop, dance, high school life, teenagers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   60%
 
 2.6
 8K
Ed
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jack Cooper (Matt LeBlanc) could be a world-class baseball pitcher if he didn't keep buckling under the pressure. He tries to keep his spirits up after he's traded to a minor league team but loses all hope when he discovers that Ed, one of ...
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: baseball, monkey, family, sport, underdog, athlete's life, contests and competitions, friendship, sport team, adventure, animal life, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   63%
 
The Mighty Ducks
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After reckless young lawyer Gordon Bombay gets arrested for drunk driving, he must coach a kids hockey team for his community service. Gordon has experience on the ice, but isn't eager to return to hockey, a point hit home by his tense dealings ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, inspirational, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: underdog, family, sport, lawyer, urban, competition, golf, football, contests and competitions, mentor, childhood, kids and family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   63%
 
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Eddie
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eddie is a New York limo driver and a fanatical follower of the New York Knicks professional basketball team. The team is struggling with a mediocre record when, in mid-season, "Wild Bill" Burgess, the new owner, as a public relations ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: basketball, underdog, sport, switching roles, athlete and trainer, sport team, against the odds, ambition, power relations, mentor, contests and competitions, catastrophe ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   64%
 
 6.8
 46K
Draft Day
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: At the NFL Draft, general manager Sonny Weaver has the opportunity to rebuild his team when he trades for the number one pick. He must decide what he's willing to sacrifice on a life-changing day for a few hundred young men with NFL dreams.
Style: talky, exciting, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: football, sport, sport team, rags to riches, ambition, soccer, mentor, boss and employee, underdog, fight scenes, workplace situations, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, ohio, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   51%
 
 6.6
 12K
Above the Rim
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Story of a promising high school basketball star and his relationships with two brothers, one a drug dealer and the other a former basketball star fallen on hard times and now employed as a security guard.
Style: serious, gloomy, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: hip hop, basketball, sport, high school, death, violence, gangster, drugs/alcohol, athlete's life, ambition, mentor, homeless ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   48%
 
The Big Green
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a depressed Texas town, British foreign exchange teacher Anna attempts to inject some life into her hopeless kids by introducing them to soccer. They're terrible at first, but Anna and her football-hero assistant whip them into shape. As ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: underdog, family, soccer, kids and family, small town, school, sport, immigrants, athlete's life, football, dedicated educator, children ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   43%
 
Disney's Air Bud
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young boy and a talented stray dog with an amazing basketball playing ability become instant friends. Rebounding from his father's accidental death, 12-year-old Josh Framm moves with his family to the small town of Fernfield, Washington. The ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, dog, basketball, friendship, athlete's life, kids and family, mischievous children, sport, children, disney, talking animals, animals ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new jersey, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   48%
 
Playing for Keeps
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A former sports star who's fallen on hard times starts coaching his son's soccer team in an attempt to get his life together.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy, realistic, touching ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: soccer, romance, sport, father son relationship, womanizer, football, sport team, divorce, love and romance, parent, athlete, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   54%
 
 7.0
 29K
The Rookie
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Jim Morris never made it out of the minor leagues before a shoulder injury ended his pitching career twelve years ago. Now a married-with-children high-school chemistry teacher and baseball coach in Texas, Jim's team makes a deal with him: if ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, feel good, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: baseball, family, underdog, sport, father son relationship, high school, small town, athlete's life, happy ending, rags to riches, mentor, dreams ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: texas, usa, latin america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   54%
 
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Side Out
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A law student comes to California for the summer and ends up playing professional volleyball.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: underdog, sport, young lovers, ambition, rivalry, olympics, romance, college, contests and competitions, mentor, self discovery, volleyball ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   61%
 
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
Plot: baseball, family, sport, prodigy, young heroes, athlete and trainer, child as adult, childhood, sport team, mentor, football, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: minnesota, usa, mcdonald's restaurant, minneapolis minnesota, bronx new york city ...
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System:   51%
    User:   58%
 
The Luck of the Irish
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, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, child as adult, family, teenage life, adventure, family life, youth, friends, legends and myths, battles, danger, imaginary ...
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System:   51%
    User:   55%
 

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Rookie of the Year
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 12-year-old Henry Rowengartner, whose late father was a minor league baseball player, grew up dreaming of playing baseball, despite his physical shortcomings. After Henry's arm is broken while trying to catch a baseball at school, the tendon in ...
Style: feel good, humorous, inspirational, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: baseball, contests and competitions, family, follow your dream, sport, underdog, children, athlete and trainer, ambition, rivalry, athlete's life, sport team ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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System:   51%
    User:   55%
 
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
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System:   50%
    User:   41%
 
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