Movies like The Kid: Chamaco

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The Kid: Chamaco
Original name: Chamaco
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, 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: rough, serious, sincere, realistic, bilingual
Audience: boys' night
Plot: athlete's life, athlete and trainer, sport, urban, parents and children, ambition, family relations, rise to the top, hopes, rivalry, family problems, power relations, lifestyle, asthma, poster, belt, language barrier, amphetamine, death of sister, boxer, training, teenage sex, male prostitute, best friend, girlfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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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 ambition, athlete's life, sport, rivalry, hopes, power relations and lifestyle mostly in Drama, Sport and Biography genres. Some movies like The Kid: Chamaco: Punch (2002), La Yuma (2009), Kingdom (2014), Brother (2010), Resurrection Blvd. (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Punch
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: serious, rough, sexual, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: athlete's life, sport, ambition, gays and lesbians, dealing with death, redemption, parents and children, teenage life, hopes, rivalry, family problems, anger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   95%
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 6.4
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La Yuma
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: serious, rough, sincere, realistic
Plot: follow your dream, urban ghetto life, urban ghetto, sport, ambition, gender, hopes, life is a bitch, rebellion, athlete's life, gang, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, nicaragua
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   93%
    User:   100%
 
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Kingdom
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: serious, rough, bleak, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drugs/alcohol, athlete's life, martial arts, parents and children, mixed martial arts, siblings relations, ambition, family relations, contests and competitions, couple relations, estrangement, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   87%
    User:   100%
 
 7.4
 2K
Brother
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two brothers fight to escape a violent and poor neighborhood in Caracas by playing soccer. Daniel wishes to play professionally while Julio supports the family with dirty money. The opportunity of a lifetime comes when a talent scout invites them to ...
Style: serious, rough, touching, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: siblings relations, soccer, hopes, sport, urban ghetto, family relations, athlete's life, gangsters, contests and competitions, follow your dream, athlete and trainer, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: venezuela, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   77%
 
Resurrection Blvd.
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Santiagos are a proud East Los Angeles Latino family whose hopes and dreams are rooted in the world of professional boxing.
Style: serious, sentimental, emotional, realistic, rough
Plot: athlete's life, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, urban, hopes, family relations, immigrants, coming of age, human spirit, ambition, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   68%
 
 6.1
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Black Cloud
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: emotional, serious, uplifting, realistic, sincere ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   75%
 
 6.3
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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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: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, uplifting
Plot: athlete's life, coming of age, sport, sport team, high school, ambition, hopes, small town, youth, clergy, prodigy, on the run ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   60%
 
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Friday Night Lights
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Friday Night Lights is an American drama television series based around a high school football team situated in Texas. The series takes place in the fictional town of Dillon: a small, close-knit community in rural Texas. Particular focus is given to ...
Style: sincere, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, sport, athlete's life, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, small town, high school life, small town life, teenage life, sport team, americana, american football ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, southern usa
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    User:   67%
 
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Ours
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: athlete's life, contests and competitions, rise to the top, sport, parents and children, bollywood, ambition, rivalry, family relations, follow your dream, athlete and trainer, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   74%
 
 5.7
 338
Streetballers
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: serious, touching, emotional, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: sport, athlete's life, contests and competitions, urban, urban ghetto, urban ghetto life, ambition, hopes, family problems, friends, athlete and trainer, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   67%
 
 5.9
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Matchups
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: serious, realistic
Plot: athlete's life, college, dedicated educator, sport, school, urban ghetto, prodigy, underdog, contests and competitions, follow your dream, human spirit, athlete and trainer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   53%
 
 6.9
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Gridiron Gang
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Teenagers at a juvenile detention center, under the leadership of their counselor, gain self-esteem by playing football together.
Style: serious, rough, inspirational, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: redemption, football, violence, underdog, sport, juvenile delinquency, mentor, human spirit, athlete and trainer, happy ending, camp, gangs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   48%
 
 7.1
 1K
Cane
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Cane is an American television drama created by Cynthia Cidre, who also served as executive producer alongside Jonathan Prince, Jimmy Iovine and Polly Anthony. The pilot was directed by Christian Duguay. The show chronicled the lives and internal ...
Style: stylized, serious, gloomy, realistic, rough ...
Plot: family business, rise to the top, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, ambition, cuban american, rivalry, family relations, power relations, immigrants, blind ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   44%
 
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Hardball
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An aimless young man who is scalping tickets, gambling and drinking, agrees to coach a Little League team from the Cabrini Green housing project in Chicago as a condition of getting a loan from a friend.
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: underdog, redemption, baseball, gambling, drugs/alcohol, athlete and trainer, teacher, mentor, sport team, sport, ambition, kids and family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Australian Rules
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Country: Australia
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Story: Friends Gary Black (Nathan Phillips) and Dumby Red (Luke Carroll) are on the same soccer team in their coastal Australian town. But to local racists, they're a world apart: Gary is white and Dumby is an Aborigine. This becomes an issue when one ...
Style: emotional, serious, uplifting, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: athlete's life, village, romance, underdog, small town, athlete and trainer, sport, interracial relations, racism, discrimination, sport team, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   43%
 
Relative Stranger
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: emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: hopes, family problems, family relations, athlete's life, redemption, death in the family, sport team, ambition, elderly, lifestyle, rivalry, estranged parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   43%
 
 6.5
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The Opponent
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Patty Sullivan (Erica Eleniak) is a battered woman who decides to take charge of her life by taking boxing lessons to better protect herself when her boyfriend becomes violent. Patty soon learns she has some talent for boxing and sets her sights on ...
Style: serious, rough, uplifting, realistic, sincere
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: athlete's life, on the road, sport, underdog, contests and competitions, follow your dream, feminism, human spirit, athlete and trainer, addiction, against the odds, ambition ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   46%
 
 5.5
 695
Undefeated
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: sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: urban ghetto, athlete's life, sport, underdog, contests and competitions, follow your dream, rise to the top, feminism, human spirit, athlete and trainer, social differences, urban ghetto life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   54%
 
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Girlfight
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Diana Guzman begins to train as a boxer and achieves impressive success, blazing new trails for female boxers, all while keeping it a secret from her father.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, sincere, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: boxing, sport, athlete's life, single father, high school, coming-of-age, father daughter relationship, relationships, underdog, coming of age, urban ghetto, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   49%
 
 5.6
 675
Phantom Punch
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: From his discovery by a priest while serving time at the Missouri State Penitentiary to the infamous 'Phantom Punch' by Cassius Clay which effectively ended his career, the movie spans the years from 1950 to Liston's mysterious and ...
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, athlete's life, contests and competitions, prison, downfall, rise to the top, athlete and trainer, ambition, boxer, rape, rivalry, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   39%
 
Rudo and Cursi
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two brothers living a hard life of manual labor in rural Mexico have a simple dream: saving enough money to build their mother her dream house. But fate has other plans. A friendly game of soccer leads to first Rudo, then to Cursi being taken on by ...
Style: twists and turns, semi serious, offbeat, dark humor, humorous ...
Plot: self discovery, soccer, siblings relations, ambition, sport, rivalry, family relations, athlete's life, contests and competitions, desire for fame, ego clash, rise to the top ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   42%
 
4 Minute Mile
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A teenager overcomes odds to run a 4-minute mile race.
Style: emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic, uplifting ...
Plot: single parent, drugs/alcohol, athlete and trainer, coming of age, sport, ambition, family problems, power relations, training, high school, running, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   42%
 
 5.9
 164
The Kid
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: serious, feel good, uplifting, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: sport, athlete's life, supportive spouse, underdog, contests and competitions, follow your dream, athlete and trainer, sport team, family life, ambition, hopes, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   43%
 
Movie in collections
 7.8
 305K
The Fighter
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Fighter, is a drama about boxer "Irish" Micky Ward's unlikely road to the world light welterweight title. His Rocky-like rise was shepherded by half-brother Dicky, a boxer-turned-trainer who rebounded in life after nearly being ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, dramatic, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: underdog, dysfunctional family, boxing, addiction, drug abuse, working class, irish, drug addiction, sport, redemption, athlete's life, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, atlantic city new jersey, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   49%
 
 3.6
 985
Circle of Pain
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Following a fighting accident, Dalton Hunt retired from the world of MMA at the top. Unable to outrun his guilt, he lost his family, his title, and his way. But when a crooked promoter lures him back into a fight against the current undefeated ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, athlete's life, contests and competitions, ambition, mixed martial arts, athlete and trainer, rivalry, friendship, power relations, sport, bar fight, forced into action ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   44%
 
 6.4
 758
Price of Glory
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: sincere, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: sport, athlete's life, underdog, blind ambition, contests and competitions, ego clash, follow your dream, human spirit, athlete and trainer, parents and children, relationship vs career, ambition ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   49%
 
 5.6
 616
The Cup
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: serious, touching, uplifting, realistic
Plot: sport, athlete's life, contests and competitions, rise to the top, ambition, chases and races, dealing with death, human spirit, athlete and trainer, death in the family, hopes, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   37%
 
The Gabby Douglas Story
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The true story of Gabby Douglas who becomes the first African American to be named Individual All-Around Champion in artistic gymnastics at the Olympic Games.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: athlete's life, contests and competitions, sport, follow your dream, rise to the top, athlete and trainer, ambition, gymnastics, hopes, youth, family relations, prodigy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002, year 1995, year 2010 ...
Place: usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   35%
 

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The Champ
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The more you love, the harder you fight.The world looks at Billy Flynn and sees a has-been who seemingly never was, an ex-boxing champion slammed to the mat years ago by booze and gambling. But Billy's son TJ sees what the world doesn't. ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, serious, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: underdog, redemption, sport, death, athlete's life, on the road, boxing, single parent, contests and competitions, mentor, love, follow your dream ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   44%
 
Goal II: Living the Dream
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK, Spain, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Tempted away from Newcastle United to join Real Madrid, rising star Santiago Munez finds this latest change of fortune the greatest challenge yet - personally as well as professionally. He is reunited with Gavin Harris, though they must compete to ...
Style: serious, sentimental, sincere, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: athlete's life, relationship vs career, soccer, sport, ambition, hopes, underdog, follow your dream, couple relations, parents and children, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   39%
 
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