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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 369
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: captivating, sexual, disturbing, rough, serious ...
Plot: female boxer, lifestyle, gender, rivalry, family problems, redemption, power relations, family relations, ambition, parents and children, hopes, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ 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: emotional, sincere, uplifting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: native american, boxer, follow your dream, athlete's life, sport, human spirit, hopes, contests and competitions, racism, power relations, family relations, scout ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, arizona
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76%
 6.0
 2K
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: realistic, serious, emotional, exciting
Plot: transplant, athlete and trainer, follow your dream, rise to the top, contests and competitions, sport, hopes, bollywood, rivalry, ambition, athlete's life, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 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: realistic, sincere, serious, rough
Plot: female boxer, urban ghetto, ambition, fall in love, human spirit, parents and children, against the rules, family relations, power relations, feminism, lifestyle, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nicaragua, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: realistic, touching, gloomy, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: family relations, elderly, family problems, death in the family, unfulfillment, dealing with death, golden years, parents and children, homecoming, tradition, food, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ 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: life is a bitch, sport, athlete's life, hopes, athlete and trainer, urban ghetto life, follow your dream, human spirit, against the odds, underdog, school, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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, rivalry, chases and races, hopes, human spirit, dealing with death, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, death in the family, rise to the top, athlete's life, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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: hopes, parents and children, immigrants, life is a bitch, society, misfit, family relations, emigration, sister sister relationship, synthesizer, emigrant, worker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Dans les cordes (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Style: touching, realistic, serious
Plot: female boxer, rivalry, sport, contests and competitions, parents and children, hopes, teenage life, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, ambition, family life, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ 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: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: rivalry, friendship, ambition, family relations, friends, starting over, animal life, family, athlete and trainer, farm, youth, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: feel good, touching, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: sport, follow your dream, contests and competitions, ambition, underdog, rivalry, human spirit, parents and children, hopes, supportive spouse, athlete and trainer, rise to the top ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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: serious, realistic, sincere, tense
Plot: sport, ambition, obsession, human spirit, relationship vs career, hopes, blind ambition, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, parents and children, athlete's life, follow your dream ...
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: sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: human spirit, urban ghetto, family business, ambition, athlete's life, rise to the top, contests and competitions, follow your dream, athlete and trainer, hopes, urban ghetto life, sport ...
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: serious, sincere, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, boxer, boxing, rivalry, crimes, parents and children, contests and competitions, gangsters, sport, hopes, athlete's life, crime ...
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: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: rivalry, ambition, family problems, lifestyle, redemption, family relations, sport team, death in the family, hopes, athlete's life, elderly, argument ...
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, exciting, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: athlete's life, mixed martial arts, family problems, competition, gym, sibling relationship, ambition, drugs/alcohol, rivalry, contests and competitions, parents and children, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: captivating, exciting, rough, semi serious, realistic
Plot: rise to the top, social misfits, blind ambition, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, lifestyle, misfit, skating, college, rivalry, underdog, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, serious, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: adoption, starting over, parents and children, family relations, hopes, family life, social worker, custody, family problems, rivalry, life turned upside down, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: bleak, serious, rough, disturbing, realistic
Plot: sexual abuse, urban ghetto life, woman in danger, youth, urban ghetto, family relations, rich and poor, life is a bitch, city life, gender, urban, sexual harassment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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: serious, uplifting, sincere, touching, realistic
Plot: coming of age, high school, hopes, athlete's life, fall in love, sport, small town life, rivalry, starting over, prodigy, clergy, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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: gloomy, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: power relations, youth, against the odds, life is a bitch, athlete's life, ambition, sport, teenager, male nudity, black eye, teenage boy, clothed male naked male ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, sincere, serious
Plot: parents and children, couple relations, teenage life, babies and infants, urban, family relations, pregnancy, dysfunctional family, hopes, family problems, couples, birth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.9
 238
Choco (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia
Duration: 80 min.
Style: gloomy, realistic, sincere, serious
Plot: family problems, parents and children, down on your luck, life is a bitch, unsupportive spouse, hopes, unemployment, optimism, village, society, family relations, gold mine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: realistic, sincere, emotional, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: sailor, alcohol abuse, hopes, unfulfillment, parents and children, life is a bitch, homecoming, estrangement, family relations, family problems, snow, depression ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ 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: siblings relations, parents and children, family in crisis, estrangement, dysfunctional family, family relations, island, family gatherings, hopes, resort, family problems, introspection
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ 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: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: sport, rivalry, family problems, youth, alcohol abuse, lifestyle, urban, hopes, student life, urban ghetto life, contests and competitions, athlete's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, sincere, serious
Plot: gay, adoption, overdose, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, parents and children, couple relations, drug abuse, youth, family relations, coming of age, addiction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: uplifting, serious, realistic, basketball movie
Plot: hopes, sport, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, ambition, power relations, sport team, contests and competitions, rivalry, underdog, university, college ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious
Plot: fashion, contests and competitions, crime, rise to the top, city life, betrayal, ambition, nightmare comes true, dishonesty, rise and fall, lifestyle, urban ...
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, touching, realistic, sentimental, serious
Plot: housekeeper, puzzle, parents and children, unfulfillment, hopes, rise to the top, self discovery, follow your dream, contests and competitions, family life, ambition, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%