Movies like The Kid: Chamaco

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The Kid: Chamaco (2009)
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The Kid: Chamaco (2009)
Original name: Chamaco
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Abner is trapped in the rough life of Mexico City. His escape? Boxing. Dr. Frank Irwin (Martin Sheen) and his son Jimmy, a pro boxer, come together to teach Abner that the heart fuels the punches we throw in life.
Style: sincere, rough, serious, realistic, bilingual
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, athlete's life, family relations, parents and children, athlete and trainer, ambition, hopes, family problems, urban, lifestyle, rise to the top, rivalry, power relations, dancing, boxing, boxer, teenage sex, girlfriend, gun, male prostitute, asthma, manslaughter, abusive father, training, death of sister ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america

Most similar movies to The Kid: Chamaco

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and touching films with plots about hopes, family relations, ambition, rivalry, athlete's life, parents and children and sport mostly in Drama, Sport and Action genres. Some movies like The Kid: Chamaco: Punch (2002), Black Cloud (2004), Ours (2007), La Yuma (2009), Never Die (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Punch (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ariel is a troubled girl with more than the usual teenage problems. When her emotion and temper get the best of her, she is drawn into a world where she can take out her anger with her fists. In the tradition of 'Girlfight' comes a wildly ...
Style: realistic, rough, disturbing, sexual, captivating ...
Plot: female boxer, ambition, family relations, power relations, lifestyle, gender, parents and children, dealing with death, redemption, rivalry, teenage life, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.1
 464
Black Cloud (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Black Cloud, is an inspirational story about a young Navajo, Native American boxer, who overcomes personal challenges as he comes to terms with his heritage, while fighting his way for a spot on the US Olympic boxing team.
Style: uplifting, touching, realistic, emotional, serious ...
Plot: native american, boxer, human spirit, against the odds, follow your dream, hopes, athlete's life, sport, contests and competitions, scout, society, discrimination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.0
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Ours (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 173 min.
Story: An ex-boxer Baldev Choudhary (Dharmendra) has had a stain in his boxing career. He wanted to wash it with his son Angad's (Sunny Deol) success, but times were hard and a financial crunch kept him from achieving this dream. Though Angad pulled ...
Style: emotional, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: transplant, hopes, rise to the top, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, sport, rivalry, punjab, lifestyle, bollywood, athlete's life, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.5
 190
La Yuma (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: France, Mexico, Spain, Nicaragua
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This is the story of Yuma a strong-willed and rebellious girl from the poor neighborhoods of Managua who dreams of being a boxer.
Style: rough, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: female boxer, life is a bitch, hopes, crimes, against the rules, sport, social differences, feminism, society, lifestyle, gender, human spirit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, nicaragua
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 6.4
 100
Never Die (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Chayo returns to her hometown to care for her elderly mother and cope with her death. Surrounded by love and sublime beauty, Chayo has to give up something that as a woman and mother is inalienable. That will be the price of her freedom.
Style: serious, sincere, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: homecoming, death in the family, family problems, elderly, golden years, unfulfillment, parents and children, dealing with death, family relations, tradition, food, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.9
 16
Matchups (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ian Willams -- who was born blind in one eye -- grew up undaunted to become an elite college basketball player. But his dream of winning a national championship and turning pro was sidetracked when a tragic accident left him completely blind. ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: power relations, urban ghetto, sport team, human spirit, against the odds, disability, college, school, underdog, rivalry, youth, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.6
 656
The Cup (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: At the heart of this true story is Damien Oliver, a young jockey who loses his only brother in a tragic racing accident, hauntingly reflecting of the way their father died 27 years earlier. After suffering through a series of discouraging defeats, ...
Style: touching, serious, uplifting, realistic
Plot: sport, animal training, power relations, lifestyle, rise to the top, athlete's life, contests and competitions, chases and races, athlete and trainer, dealing with death, hopes, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.0
 203
Here and There (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Pedro returns home to a small mountain village in Guerrero, Mexico after years of working in the US. He finds his daughters older, and more distant than he imagined. His wife still has the same smile. Having saved some earnings from two trips to the ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: parents and children, life is a bitch, hopes, immigrants, society, misfit, family relations, worker, emigrant, poverty, sister sister relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Dans les cordes (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Plot: female boxer, rivalry, family relations, teenage life, family life, family in crisis, hopes, contests and competitions, blind ambition, friends, power relations, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.3
 282
A Fine Step (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A Fine Step is an uplifting family drama centering on Cal Masterson (Luke Perry, Beverly Hills 90210) an award winning horseman whose relationship with his beloved horse Fandango allows him to achieve multiple championship wins. However tragedy ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: farm, athlete's life, contests and competitions, family, parents and children, athlete and trainer, hopes, youth, starting over, animal life, teenage life, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.6
 167
The Kid (1997)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jimmy Albright is a young athlete with a passion for boxing. His mentor, Harry Sloan, an aging trainer and former boxer, sees Jimmy's potential, not only as a boxer but as a young man. With Harry's guidance, Jimmy trains and fights his way ...
Style: psychological, touching, feel good, serious, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: sport, parents and children, ambition, lifestyle, aging, human spirit, athlete and trainer, supportive spouse, follow your dream, rise to the top, hopes, athlete's life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.3
 769
Price of Glory (2000)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An ex-boxer, living with the knowledge that his fight career was cut short by a crooked manager, channels his bitter disappointment in a single-minded quest for boxing championships for his three sons. We see them in pee-wee Silver Glove matches ...
Style: tense, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: sport, family relations, underdog, rivalry, athlete and trainer, follow your dream, contests and competitions, athlete's life, parents and children, relationship vs career, blind ambition, hopes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.5
 712
Undefeated (2003)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lex 'El Animal' Vargas is a promising Portorican boxer in Queens, but lacks ambition to aim for the big career. That changes after his brother Paulie is accidentally shot dead by a teenager in an amateur hold-up on their late dad's ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious
Plot: human spirit, urban ghetto, urban ghetto life, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, hopes, sport, rise to the top, follow your dream, contests and competitions, ambition, against the odds ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Split Decisions (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a boxer is killed because he wouldn't take a dive, his brother tries to find a way to avenge him even if only symbolically.
Style: sincere, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, boxer, boxing, parents and children, contests and competitions, sport, hopes, crimes, lifestyle, family relations, power relations, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Relative Stranger (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After the death of his father, a former football star reunites with the family that he abandoned years earlier.
Style: uplifting, realistic, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Plot: elderly, sport team, family relations, hopes, athlete's life, redemption, lifestyle, family problems, death in the family, rivalry, ambition, loss of father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 8.4
 9K
Kingdom (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A raw family drama set against the world of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) in Venice, California. Alvey Kulina owns Navy St. MMA with the help of his girlfriend Lisa Prince. He is willing to go through extraordinary means to make sure his fighters are ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: athlete's life, mixed martial arts, family problems, gym, competition, sibling relationship, parents and children, contests and competitions, rivalry, ambition, drugs/alcohol, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.3
 978
Street Dreams (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Derrick Cabrera, like all skateboarders, dreams of being sponsored one day. He has all the talent in the world to make it happen but some major roadblocks to overcome before he can make the dream a reality.
Style: realistic, captivating, exciting, semi serious, rough
Plot: vandalism, rivalry, college, underdog, ambition, obsession, teenage life, youth, estrangement, troublemaker, extreme sport, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Violet Perfume: No One Is Listening (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A poignant and moving urban drama, focusing on the growing problem of sexual assault in Mexico City. Director Sistach fictionalizes the true story of a friendship between two adolescent girls which is torn apart when one of them is brutally raped.
Style: serious, bleak, disturbing, rough, realistic
Plot: youth, woman in danger, sexual abuse, life is a bitch, city life, urban, society, sexual harassment, gender, family relations, urban ghetto, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Like Dandelion Dust (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A compelling drama that explores the different meanings of being a parent through the gritty, realistic lives of a struggling family, and a privileged family. Their lives intersect, intertwine and collide, all for the love of a little boy. This film ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, serious, captivating ...
Plot: adoption, parents and children, family relations, starting over, custody, social worker, family life, hopes, family problems, rivalry, family in crisis, legal action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
 248
America Brown (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A coming-of-age drama that centers on a young quarterback from West Texas, a priest in New York, and the two women in their lives.
Style: touching, uplifting, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: high school, coming of age, family relations, redemption, on the run, fall in love, athlete's life, sport, hopes, power relations, social relations, renegades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 294
Elephant Heart (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marko Stemper, 19 years old, comes from a disadvantaged background and works as a window cleaner. His father, an alcoholic, tyrannizes the whole family, so Marko's only joy in life is boxing. As he is the most promising talent in his club, Gerd ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, rough, serious
Plot: athlete's life, life is a bitch, against the odds, youth, ambition, power relations, sport, boxing, shower, tank top, teenage protagonist, boxer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.4
 535
Baby Blues (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Natalia is a 17-year-old mom living with her mother and son, Antos. She wanted to have a baby because it was a “cool” thing to do, and because she feels she has someone to love; someone who can love her in return. Everything changes when ...
Style: realistic, touching, gloomy, serious, sincere
Plot: family problems, parents and children, babies and infants, hopes, couple relations, family relations, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, teenage life, couples, urban, birth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.9
 238
Choco (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia
Duration: 80 min.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: down on your luck, life is a bitch, unsupportive spouse, optimism, unemployment, family problems, society, village, parents and children, hopes, family relations, gold mine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 944
Liverpool (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France, Netherlands, Germany, Spain
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A sailor takes a short leave to visit his hometown and see if his mother is still alive.
Style: touching, gloomy, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: sailor, life is a bitch, parents and children, unfulfillment, hopes, family problems, alcohol abuse, homecoming, estrangement, family relations, snow, alcoholic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 2K
Archipelago (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Patricia (Kate Fahy) and her two children, young adults Edward (Tom Hiddleston) and Cynthia (Lydia Leonard), arrive for a break at a holiday cottage. As rain and wind lash against the windows, Patricia grows exasperated at the absence of her ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, serious, atmospheric
Plot: estrangement, family in crisis, parents and children, siblings relations, family gatherings, island, dysfunctional family, family relations, introspection, family problems, hopes, resort
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Other Family (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jean Paul and Chema have been together ten years. They have successful careers, a comfortable home and many friends. But that's all turned turned upside down when close friend Ivana rescues Hendrix from his broken home and asks them to care for ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere
Plot: overdose, adoption, gay, parents and children, couple relations, gays and lesbians, life is a bitch, family life, couples, family relations, coming of age, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
 340
Streetballers (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Defining street basketball as America's new favorite pastime, it is a story driven by passion, faith, and achieving goals. A story capturing the poetic nature of street basketball, highlighting the struggles endured on and off the court by the ...
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: sport, family problems, youth, society, lifestyle, urban, alcohol abuse, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, student life, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Season on the Brink (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: "A Season on the Brink: A Year with Bob Knight and the Indiana Hoosiers" is based on the best-selling book by John Feinstein. The movie chronicles Indiana's 1985-86 season, when Knight granted Feinstein unprecedented access to the ...
Style: serious, uplifting, realistic, basketball movie
Plot: power relations, ambition, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, hopes, sport, sport team, lifestyle, college, underdog, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The System Within (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Tony "Wise" Good, is an internationally famous model. He fought his way out of the inner city and rocketed straight to the top. He had it all... The career, the trophy wife, fame, fortune and all the luxuries that come with success. But ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: contests and competitions, crime, dishonesty, lifestyle, rise and fall, rise to the top, city life, ambition, betrayal, nightmare comes true, fashion, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 531
The Puzzle (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Maria's family give her a puzzle for her 50th birthday, and she loves it. Not only does the patient housewife have fun solving the puzzle, she's also really good at them. Overflowing with enthusiasm for her new-found passion, she goes back ...
Style: gloomy, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: puzzle, housekeeper, dull life, family relations, family life, self discovery, midlife crisis, ambition, obsession, introspection, rise to the top, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%