Movies like The Frontier Boys

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The Frontier Boys (2012)
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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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Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault
Biography, Drama, Sport
USA
120 min.
 7.8
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Most similar movies to The Frontier Boys

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, realistic and semi serious films with plots about basketball, sport, ambition, underdog, contests and competitions, sport team and family mostly in Sport, Family and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Frontier Boys: The Air Up There (1994), Church Ball (2006), Crossover (2006), Like Mike (2002), The Luck of the Irish (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, 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
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System:   95%
    User:   80%
 
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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, basketball, coach, church, sport, basketball team, team, training, near death experience
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System:   94%
    User:   100%
 
 2.1
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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, college, on the road, athlete's life, urban, buddies, dedicated educator, hardcase students, underdog, contests and competitions, follow your dream, human spirit ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   93%
    User:   100%
 
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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: serious, sincere, realistic, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: sport, drugs/alcohol, athlete's life, ambition, urban ghetto, life is a bitch, urban, contests and competitions, 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
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System:   91%
    User:   84%
 
 5.2
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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: feel good, not serious, humorous, touching, basketball movie
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: sport, prodigy, superhuman powers, underdog, basketball, orphanage, family, follow your dream, orphan, rising to stardom, wish come true, bet ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   90%
    User:   77%
 
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, family life, adventure, youth, friends, legends and myths, battles, danger, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   88%
    User:   93%
 
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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, 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
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System:   86%
    User:   76%
 
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Annie O
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, sport, high school basketball
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   83%
    User:   78%
 
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: feel good, not serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, disco, supernatural ability, underdog, sport team, hopes, misfit, basketball, astrology, goofy hero, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 70s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   88%
 
Back in Business
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: basketball, buddy cop, two man army, hit in the crotch, pistol, cell phone, machine gun, african american, sidekick, black american, black hero, beretta ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   89%
 
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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: semi serious, humorous, 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:   79%
    User:   75%
 
 6.8
 346
Slam
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: feel good, serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, underdog, contests and competitions, family, teenage life, sport team, coming of age, against the odds, basketball, ambition, rivalry, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   84%
 
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, basketball movie
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, athlete's life, buddies, sport, crime, coming of age, friendship, crime gone awry, youth, teenager, basketball, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   91%
 
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Like Mike 2: Streetball
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Another young boy with 'hoop dreams' finds an old pair of Michael Jordan's sneakers and can suddenly play ball like the greatest player in the world.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, basketball movie
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: sport, athlete's life, buddies, family, underdog, young lovers, contests and competitions, follow your dream, human spirit, athlete and trainer, teaching the ways of the world, gambling ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   90%
 
The Last Game
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Australia
Story: A young woman who has bad hearing tries to play basketball.
Plot: coach, basketball, faith, teenager, sport, basketball player, basketball court, latex gloves, caucasian, basketball coach, sign language, crying girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   75%
 
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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: semi serious, humorous, 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:   77%
    User:   73%
 
 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, adventure, sport team, animal life, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   73%
 
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, realistic, humorous, 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:   72%
    User:   85%
 
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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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   73%
 
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, realistic, feel good, 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:   69%
    User:   65%
 
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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:   68%
    User:   74%
 
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:   68%
    User:   65%
 
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   57%
 
 6.2
 140K
The Karate Kid
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Romance, 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: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: martial arts, underdog, family, friendship, kung fu, coming of age, mentor, bullying, sport, fight scenes, chase, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: china, asia, california, new jersey, michigan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   75%
 
 6.4
 1K
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: touching, serious, realistic, basketball movie
Audience: teens
Plot: college, small town, sport, athlete's life, underdog, high school, young lovers, basketball, urban, contests and competitions, university, follow your dream ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   76%
 
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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: high school, athlete's life, school, underdog, sport, contests and competitions, family, follow your dream, human spirit, athlete and trainer, siblings relations, against the odds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   63%
 
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: baseball, underdog, family, children, contests and competitions, kids and family, disney, sport, parents and children, sport team, americana, childhood ...
Time: 18th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   52%
 
 5.1
 11K
Rebound
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, not serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: college, high school, family, basketball, underdog, school, sport, redemption, dedicated educator, contests and competitions, follow your dream, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
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System:   63%
    User:   60%
 

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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: feel good, semi serious, 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
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System:   61%
    User:   63%
 
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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
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System:   61%
    User:   51%
 
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