Movies like The Kid: Chamaco

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The Kid: Chamaco (2009)
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The Kid: Chamaco (2009)
Original name: Gloves of Stone
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, once promising, dancing, boxing, boxer, teenage sex, girlfriend, drugs, gun, father son relationship, amphetamine, brother sister relationship, male prostitute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, ambition, athlete's life, family relations, sport, rivalry and power relations mostly in Drama, Sport and Action genres. Some movies like The Kid: Chamaco: Punch (2002), Ours (2007), Black Cloud (2004), Street Dreams (2009), Price of Glory (2000). 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: disturbing, captivating, serious, rough, sexual ...
Plot: female boxer, lifestyle, ambition, athlete's life, teenage life, sport, hopes, rivalry, family relations, redemption, family problems, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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95%
 6.0
 3K
Ours (2007)
Genre: 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, rise to the top, parents and children, contests and competitions, disgraced, power relations, athlete's life, hopes, sport, bollywood, follow your dream ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.1
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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, sincere, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: native american, boxer, against the odds, ambition, rivalry, racism, human spirit, self discovery, society, hopes, love, follow your dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: exciting, captivating, sincere, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, lifestyle, athlete's life, ambition, misfit, athlete and trainer, rise to the top, teenage life, social misfits, obsession, skateboard, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 776
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: realistic, sincere, serious, tense
Plot: sport, athlete's life, ambition, lifestyle, follow your dream, human spirit, ego clash, tough heroes, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, obsession, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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: serious, realistic
Plot: hopes, sport, dedicated educator, youth, follow your dream, urban ghetto, sport team, power relations, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, urban ghetto life, against the odds ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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, gloomy, touching, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: parents and children, dealing with death, family relations, homecoming, elderly, unfulfillment, death in the family, family problems, golden years, tradition, food, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.0
 208
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: immigrants, hopes, life is a bitch, family relations, parents and children, misfit, society, music band, school, synthesizer, poverty, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 298
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: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: athlete and trainer, parents and children, family relations, contests and competitions, friends, ambition, animal life, family, hopes, starting over, farm, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: sincere, uplifting, touching, serious, psychological ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: sport, sport team, contests and competitions, power relations, family relations, parents and children, follow your dream, supportive spouse, ambition, athlete's life, human spirit, hopes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 198
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: sincere, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: female boxer, against the rules, athlete and trainer, power relations, follow your dream, urban ghetto, urban ghetto life, siblings relations, family relations, parents and children, strong violent content, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, nicaragua
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.4
 724
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, suspense
Plot: human spirit, athlete's life, tough heroes, social differences, against the odds, lifestyle, sport, rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, rise to the top, athlete and trainer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: serious, touching, sincere, realistic
Plot: adoption, overdose, custody, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, family life, couple relations, youth, addiction, gender, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Dans les cordes (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Style: realistic, touching, serious
Plot: female boxer, rivalry, power relations, strong female presence, youth, best friends, family life, ambition, teenage life, family in crisis, friends, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, disturbing, realistic, bleak, rough
Plot: sexual abuse, family relations, rich and poor, woman in danger, social decay, life is a bitch, sexual harassment, urban ghetto life, youth, family problems, gender, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Fighting Man (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two men meet in the ring for a fight that will change their lives.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, athlete's life, ambition, rivalry, human spirit, contests and competitions, hopes, boxing, blood, brutality, profanity, redemption
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: realistic, sincere, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, boxer, boxing, sport, gangsters, crimes, lifestyle, contests and competitions, power relations, parents and children, family relations, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: touching, serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: lifestyle, hopes, death in the family, family problems, athlete's life, redemption, family relations, sport team, elderly, rivalry, ambition, absent father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
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, realistic, serious, captivating, basketball movie
Plot: athlete's life, ambition, rivalry, lifestyle, sport, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, sport team, underdog, hopes, basketball, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 205
The Opponent (2000)
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: uplifting, sincere, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: female boxer, ambition, follow your dream, human spirit, athlete's life, against the odds, rise to the top, lifestyle, athlete and trainer, rivalry, sport, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, serious, sincere, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: adoption, family relations, parents and children, starting over, family life, hopes, social worker, custody, family problems, legal, legal action, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
33 Scenes from Life (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Polish artist Julia and her husband Piotr, a talented and successful composer, live in Kraków. When Julias's mother, Barbara falls ill with stomach cancer, the life of the family is falling apart. Julia accompanies her mother to death, but ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: death, self discovery, family problems, parents and children, hopes, lifestyle, estrangement, siblings relations, dealing with death, family relations, dysfunctional family, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
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Little Lion (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mitri is 15 years old and lives in a village in Senegal. Like all the youngsters of his age, he plays football, dreaming of the Barcelona and Chelsea Football Clubs. When an agent sees him, Mitri believes in his luck. But, in order to go chasing ...
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, psychological, serious
Plot: sport, follow your dream, hopes, immigrants, ambition, athlete and trainer, youth, athlete's life, life is a bitch, football, disorder, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 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, serious, rough, gloomy
Plot: against the odds, athlete's life, life is a bitch, ambition, power relations, youth, sport, male in shower, black eye, 19 year old, taking a shower, clothed male naked male ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.4
 10K
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, sibling relationship, gym, ambition, rivalry, parents and children, contests and competitions, drugs/alcohol, training ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.4
 250
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: contemplative, uplifting, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Plot: high school, coming of age, renegades, social relations, sport team, power relations, family relations, lifestyle, society, friends, small town life, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Brotherly Love (2015)
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: serious, realistic, touching, captivating
Plot: family problems, ambition, follow your dream, prodigy, desire for fame, youth, athlete's life, hopes, siblings relations, cheerleader, social relations, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.6
 676
The Cup (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
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: uplifting, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: sport, ambition, rise to the top, rivalry, human spirit, athlete's life, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, lifestyle, hopes, animal training, death in the family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 241
Choco (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia
Duration: 80 min.
Style: realistic, gloomy, serious, sincere
Plot: down on your luck, unemployment, village, hopes, life is a bitch, family problems, optimism, strong female presence, parents and children, unsupportive spouse, family relations, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, atmospheric, sincere, serious ...
Plot: parents and children, siblings relations, family in crisis, estrangement, family relations, family gatherings, dysfunctional family, island, introspection, hopes, family problems, resort
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%