Movies like Crossing the Line 2002

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Crossing the Line (2002)
 5.5
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Crossing the Line (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A former basketball star moves to a small town to assistant coach for a high school championship-winning basketball team.
Plot: basketball, bully, restaurant, single father, father daughter relationship, single mother, motherhood, moving, parenthood, teacher student relationship, flash forward, diner, high school basketball, working mom, fistfight, domineering father, soccer match, heart attack, videotaping, mental breakdown, motivational speaker, domineering mother, sportscaster, referee, mother son relationship ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and light films with plots about friendship, family relations, family, underdog, transformation, mentor and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like Crossing the Line: The Game Plan (2007), Please Don't Hit Me, Mom (1981), Chasing Ghosts (2014), My Bodyguard (1980), Ice Princess (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.1
 65K
The Game Plan (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bachelor football star Joe Kingman seems to have it all. He is wealthy and carefree, and his team is on the way to capturing a championship. Suddenly, he is tackled by some unexpected news: He has a young daughter, the result of a last fling with ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, chick flick, teens, kids
Plot: american football, father daughter relationship, single father, sport team, football, family relations, sport, athlete's life, lifestyle, parents and children, disorder, family values ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Please Don't Hit Me, Mom (1981)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A babysitter realizes that one of the children she looks after is being physically abused by his mother.
Plot: nanny, brother brother relationship, basketball, child abuse, single mother, teenager, mother son relationship, divorced divorcee, verbal abuse, female director
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.0
 391
Chasing Ghosts (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Lucas Simons has become obsessed with death following the loss of his older brother. A shy child, Lucas spends most of his free time filming funerals in an attempt to understand what happens when we die. When Lucas accidentally captures a mysterious ...
Style: humorous, captivating, exciting, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, chick flick
Plot: youtube, afterlife, affection, child star, dancing, ghost story, paranormal phenomena, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, doctor, friendship, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nashville tennessee, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.1
 9K
My Bodyguard (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Clifford Peach (Chris Makepeace), an easygoing teenager, is finding less than easy to fit in at his new high school, where a tough-talking bully (Matt Dillon) terrorizes his classmates and extorts their lunch money. Refusing to pay up, Clifford ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: high school, bully, friendship, gang, hotel, basketball, motorcycle, bodyguard, coming of age, hopes, rivalry, misfit ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 6.0
 27K
Ice Princess (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: With the help of her coach, her parents, and the boy who drives the Zamboni machine, nothing can stop Casey from realizing her dream to be a champion figure skater.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, inspirational, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: figure skating, teenager, high school, ice skater, mother daughter relationship, rivalry, teenage girl, skating, female protagonist, athlete's life, happy ending, sport ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new england, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Fantastic Family Hotel (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Kos (13) is going through the most bizarre period in his life. His mother died a few years ago and his dad is having a heart attack. While Kos’ father is in the hospital, it looks like the hotel he is running will be a big mess. But Kos and his ...
Plot: three sisters, first love, soccer match, widower, financial problem, dead mother, heart attack, brother sister relationship, single father, father son relationship, hospital, hotel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.6
 28K
Heavy Weights (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Camp Hope is a summer retreat for overweight boys run by a kindly couple who make the campers feel comfortable with their extra pounds. But when tyrannical fitness guru Tony buys the camp, he puts the kids on a cruel regimen that goes too far. Sick ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: summer camp, overweight, instructor, family, buddies, youth, rescue, young heroes, goofy hero, mischievous children, nothing goes right, righting the wronged ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Disney's Air Bud (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young boy and a talented stray dog with an amazing basketball playing ability become instant friends. Rebounding from his father's accidental death, 12-year-old Josh Framm moves with his family to the small town of Fernfield, Washington. The ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, inspirational, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: golden retriever, dog, friendship, basketball, dog actor, pets, contests and competitions, young heroes, human spirit, small town, underdog, mischievous children ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa, washington state, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 7.1
 142K
We Bought a Zoo (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Benjamin has lost his wife and, in a bid to start his life over, purchases a large house that has a zoo – welcome news for his daughter, but his son is not happy about it. The zoo is in need of renovation and Benjamin sets about the work with the ...
Style: uplifting, sincere, touching, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: countryside, happy ending, zoo, starting over, single father, animals, beautiful scenery, parenthood, tiger, father son relationship, family relations, coping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.7
 655
Miles (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: High school senior Miles Walton joins the girls volleyball team in hopes of winning a college scholarship, which causes an uproar in his small Illinois farming town.
Style: feel good, captivating, light, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: volleyball, high school athlete, movie theatre, team, high school sports, small town, support group, high school teacher, coach, teenager, high school, mother son relationship ...
Time: year 1999, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.6
 35K
Fatherhood (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A widowed new dad copes with doubts, fears, heartache and dirty diapers as he sets out to raise his daughter on his own.
Style: sincere, humorous, captivating, entertaining
Plot: single father, fatherhood, parenthood, father daughter relationship, child, father, baby, father and daughter, parents and children, family, single parent, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.5
 419
Whiskey Down (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Six million dollars suddenly goes up for grabs when an aged diner's heart fails after he discovers that he has won the lottery. Which of the remaining late-night dining regulars will get the cash? How many will have to die to get the answer?
Plot: heart condition, lottery ticket, waitress, conspiracy, lottery, restaurant, heart attack, death, greed, diner
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
White Men Can't Jump (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Billy Hoyle and Sidney Deane are an unlikely pair of basketball hustlers. They team up to con their way across the courts of Los Angeles, playing a game that's fast dangerous - and funny.
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, buddy comedy, light ...
Plot: basketball, friendship, racism, sport, gambling, african american, contests and competitions, ambition, blacks and whites, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief), debt ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, venice beach california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Drive, He Said (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hector is a star basketball player for the College basketball team he plays for, the Leopards. His girlfriend, Olive, doesn't know whether to stay with him or leave him. And his friend, Gabriel, who may have dropped out from school and become a ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, sincere
Plot: college, pregnancy, college life, nudity (full frontal - brief), society, athlete's life, ambition, rebellion, sport, rebelliousness, love affair, friendship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.8
 89K
The Sandlot (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Scotty Smalls moves to a new neighborhood with his mom and stepdad, and wants to learn to play baseball. The neighborhood baseball guru Rodriquez takes Smalls under his wing. They fall into adventures involving baseball, treehouse sleep-ins, the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: baseball, friendship, dog, team, unlikely friendships, sport, childhood, coming of age, family relations, kids and family, beast, adventure ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962, 80s, 50s
Place: utah, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Because of Winn-Dixie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A girl, abandoned by her mother when she was three, moves to a small town in Florida with her father. There, she adopts an orphaned dog she names Winn-Dixie. The bond between the girl and her special companion brings together the people in a small ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: small town, dog, father daughter relationship, single father, mischievous children, friendship, loneliness, pets, family relations, adaptation, beautiful scenery, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.7
 20K
Martian Child (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A recently-widowed, science fiction writer considers whether to adopt a hyper-imaginative 6-year-old abandoned and socially-rejected boy who says he's really from Mars.
Style: feel good, touching, emotional, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: kids
Plot: adoption, orphan, father son relationship, friendship, family relations, social worker, thanksgiving, small town, family, single parent, writer's life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 4K
Wide Awake (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A feel-good comedy about the laughter, excitement and fun that come with being a kid! Joshua is a thoughtful 10-year-old looking for some simple answers to life's eternal questions. The problem is that no one - including his concerned parents ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, emotional, light, touching ...
Audience: kids
Plot: school, self discovery, society, death in the family, teenage life, human spirit, coming of age, friendship, religion, nun, family relations, boys' school ...
Time: 90s
Place: philadelphia, usa, rome italy, vatican
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 5K
SMILF (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A raw and honest comedic look at a single, 20-something from Southie whose desires for relationships, sex, and a career collide with the realities of young, single motherhood.
Style: semi serious, cynical, emotional, sweet
Plot: single mother, motherhood, parenthood, young girl, family problems, society, new life, twenty something, female nudity, actress, sex scene, basketball ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Bad News Bears (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An aging, down-on-his-luck ex-minor leaguer coaches a team of misfits in an ultra-competitive California little league.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, touching, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: underdog, baseball, sport team, coach, sport, family, contests and competitions, youth, friendship, human spirit, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976, 80s, 1930s
Place: california, san francisco, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Great Gilly Hopkins (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Wisecracking, gum-chewing 12-year-old Gilly is well known in the foster system. Totally unmanageable, she has stayed with more families than she can remember and has outwitted them all. After all, how can she settle down when her real mother, the ...
Style: captivating, feel good, sincere, entertaining
Plot: foster home, foster child, bully, friendship, secret, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, name calling, social worker, social services, transformation, dead husband ...
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
D2: The Mighty Ducks (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After Gordon Bombay's hockey comeback is cut short he is named coach of Team USA Hockey for the Junior Goodwill Games. Bombay reunites the Mighty Ducks and introduces a few new players, however, he finds himself distracted by his newfound fame ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: ice hockey, sport team, athlete and trainer, sport, underdog, family, competition, friendship, friends, power relations, against the odds, human spirit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iceland, los angeles, usa, europe, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Winning Season (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A comedy centered on a has-been coach who is given a shot at redemption when he's asked to run his local high school's girls basketball team
Style: sincere, humorous, inspirational, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: basketball, sport, coach, high school, contests and competitions, youth, misfit, sport team, ex athlete, ambition, hopes, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Love You Like Christmas (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Maddie, a high-powered marketing executive, is on her way to a client’s wedding but her plans are derailed by car trouble. When a fork in the road leads her to Christmas Valley, a town in love with Christmas, an unexpected encounter and a group of ...
Style: romantic, humorous, feel good, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, small town, single father, holiday, car breakdown, father daughter relationship, happy ending, fall in love, unlikely couple, opposites attract, businesswoman, christmas spirit ...
Place: ohio, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Mighty Ducks (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After reckless young lawyer Gordon Bombay gets arrested for drunk driving, he must coach a kids hockey team for his community service. Gordon has experience on the ice, but isn't eager to return to hockey, a point hit home by his tense dealings ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, inspirational, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: ice hockey, sport team, athlete and trainer, happy ending, self discovery, sport, contests and competitions, against the odds, underdog, foe turned friend, ambition, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: minnesota, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.2
 10K
Champions (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Spain
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A basketball coach is sentenced to community service, forced to work with a team of mentally disabled players.
Style: sincere, inspirational, motivational, touching, humorous ...
Plot: overcoming, human relationship, basketball, husband wife relationship, basketball coach, mentally challenged, husband wife conflict, loss of job, against the odds, friendship, transformation, human spirit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 28K
Little Giants (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Danny O'Shea's daughter is cut from the Peewee football team just for being a girl, he decides to form his own team, composed of other ragtag players who were also cut. Can his team really learn enough to beat the elite team, coached ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: football, underdog, sport team, family relations, sport, cheerleader, american football, family, gas station, introspection, self discovery, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Maggie Marvel (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: About a single Mom who moonlights as a contract killer. Maggie Marvel must balance career and family, murder and math homework. She is pushed into this dangerous world... only to find out she is very good at it.
Style: light, entertaining, captivating
Plot: working mom, assassin, double life, single mother, female mercenary, dual identity, family relations, family, crimes, murderer, hitman, relationship vs career ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
It's the Girl in the Red Truck, Charlie Brown (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Spike waves to a young woman driving a red pickup truck through the desert of Needles, California every day; it is the highlight of his day. In this combined animated and live-action special, we meet an aerobics instructor, Jenny, who wants to be a ...
Plot: restaurant, friendship, love, truck, diner, aerobics, cartoon dog, letter, surrealism, hunter, friends, dog ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Wondrous Oblivion (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: David Wiseman is eleven years old and mad about cricket. He has all the kit but none of the skill. When a Jamaican family moves in next door the father starts giving cricket lessons to David, and becomes close to David's mother. But this is ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, cricket the game, teenage life, family life, parents and children, lifestyle, society, youth, school, sport, bittersweet, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%