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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 hopes, ambition, family relations, rivalry, athlete's life, lifestyle and sport mostly in Drama, Sport and Action genres. Some movies like The Kid: Chamaco: Punch (2002), La Yuma (2009), Resurrection Blvd. (2000), America Brown (2004), Black Cloud (2004). 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: rough, serious, sexual, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: athlete's life, ambition, sport, gays and lesbians, dealing with death, redemption, parents and children, teenage life, hopes, rivalry, family problems, anger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 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, realistic, sincere
Plot: follow your dream, urban ghetto life, ambition, sport, urban ghetto, gender, hopes, life is a bitch, rebellion, athlete's life, gang, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, nicaragua
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   71%
 
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: sentimental, serious, realistic, emotional, 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
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System:   74%
    User:   73%
 
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America Brown
Genre: Drama
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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: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, uplifting
Plot: athlete's life, coming of age, sport, sport team, high school, ambition, hopes, small town, youth, clergy, prodigy, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   68%
 
 6.2
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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: serious, emotional, realistic, uplifting, sincere ...
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    User:   60%
 
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Matchups
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Country: USA
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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
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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, realistic, gloomy, 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
Place: florida, usa
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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: rough, serious, realistic, touching
Audience: boys' night
Plot: siblings relations, soccer, sport, hopes, 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:   53%
    User:   58%
 
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: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: hopes, family problems, family relations, athlete's life, redemption, death in the family, sport team, ambition, elderly, lifestyle, rivalry, confrontation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   40%
 
 5.7
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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: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: sport, athlete's life, urban, contests and competitions, urban ghetto, urban ghetto life, ambition, hopes, family problems, friends, athlete and trainer, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   50%
 
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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: serious, emotional, realistic, exciting
Plot: athlete's life, contests and competitions, sport, rise to the top, parents and children, ambition, bollywood, rivalry, family relations, follow your dream, athlete and trainer, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   47%
 
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, realistic, rough, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   39%
 
Dans les cordes
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: athlete and trainer, parents and children, sport, family in crisis, ambition, rivalry, lifestyle, power relations, athlete's life, best friends, blind ambition, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   48%
 
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Never Die
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, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, golden years, dealing with death, death in the family, homecoming, elderly, unfulfillment, family problems, tradition, canoe, grandmother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   42%
 
Violet Perfume: No One Is Listening
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: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, disturbing
Plot: sexual abuse, social decay, sexual harassment, urban ghetto, urban, life is a bitch, society, city life, rich and poor, urban ghetto life, woman in danger, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   35%
 
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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: serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: urban ghetto, athlete's life, underdog, sport, 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:   37%
    User:   32%
 
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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: feel good, serious, realistic, uplifting, 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:   36%
    User:   33%
 
 5.7
 633
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: touching, serious, realistic, uplifting
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:   35%
    User:   38%
 
Movie in collections
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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, realistic, uplifting, sincere
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: on the road, athlete's life, sport, underdog, contests and competitions, follow your dream, feminism, human spirit, athlete and trainer, addiction, against the odds, ambition ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   31%
 
Brotherly Love
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: West Philadelphia basketball star Sergio Taylor deals with the pressures of fame while his brother and sister have their own issues with ambition.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: siblings relations, youth, family problems, urban, family relations, athlete's life, prodigy, desire for fame, follow your dream, death in the family, high school life, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   26%
 
Bilal's Stand
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Bilal, a Muslim high school senior works at his family's long-owned taxi stand. "The Stand," as they call it, has been the source of all activity and money for the family for the last sixty years. It seems like Bílal is about to ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: coming of age, follow your dream, urban, human spirit, self discovery, parents and children, family business, family in crisis, family life, hopes, society, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   31%
 
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: sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere
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:   32%
    User:   32%
 
 6.4
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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: serious, sincere, realistic, tense
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:   31%
    User:   30%
 
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Like Dandelion Dust
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: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: drugs/alcohol, parents and children, adoption, custody, small town, family in crisis, family life, hopes, family problems, family relations, legal action, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   30%
 
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Choco
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia
Duration: 80 min.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: unsupportive spouse, parents and children, village, family problems, family relations, down on your luck, unemployment, optimism, hopes, life is a bitch, society, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   31%
 
 3.6
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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, realistic, exciting
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:   31%
    User:   29%
 
 6.3
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Liverpool
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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: homecoming, estrangement, life is a bitch, parents and children, alcohol abuse, sailor, hopes, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations, snow, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   34%
 
The System Within
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: rise and fall, urban, rise to the top, fashion, crime, ambition, dishonesty, betrayal, contests and competitions, city life, rivalry, nightmare comes true ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   25%
 

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Intoxicating
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Dorian Shanley, is a heart surgeon who abuses alcohol and drugs. Dorian trades stolen pharmaceuticals for cocaine , provided by his best friend and enabler, Teddy. While Dorian's life and career take a nosedive, Shanley numbs the pain of losing ...
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Strike
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In poverty, she found strength. In oppression, she found courage. In solidarity, she found a reason to believe again. Acclaimed German actress Katharina Thalbach (THE TIN DRUM, SOPHIE’S CHOICE) stars in this hard-hitting historical drama set during ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: fighting the system, legal action, ship, politics, human spirit, rebelliousness, boss and employee, death in the family, working class, memory loss, political corruption, price of justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   35%
 
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