Movies like America Brown

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America Brown (2004)
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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: uplifting, touching, serious, realistic, sincere, contemplative
Plot: coming of age, high school, prodigy, starting over, haunted by the past, sport, youth, fall in love, rivalry, society, ambition, redemption, on the run, lifestyle, hopes, small town, clergy, human nature, athlete's life, high school sports, friends, family relations, sport team, social relations, renegade ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, texas, usa

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Most similar movies to America Brown

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about youth, hopes, family relations, society, small town, coming of age and teenage life mostly in Drama, Sport and Family genres. Some movies like America Brown: Hometown Legend (2002), Believe in Me (2006), The Slaughter Rule (2002), Matchups (2003), Our Winning Season (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hometown Legend (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A teenage drifter finds an opportunity to turn his life around when he joins a high-school football program with a hard-nosed coach.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, feel good, sincere
Plot: american football, high school, small town, leadership, athlete's life, human spirit, against the odds, teenage life, sport, ambition, youth, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Believe in Me (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: In a conservative small town, a young man's wish to coach high school basketball are tweaked by a school board decision that makes him the new coach of the girls' team.
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: basketball, sport, small town, rivalry, contests and competitions, underdog, ambition, youth, prodigy, hopes, against the odds, sport team ...
Time: 60s
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
The Slaughter Rule (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A young man finds solace with a young woman, his mother, and a high-school football coach who recruits him to quarterback a six-man team.
Style: serious, sincere, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: american football, small town, teenage life, athlete's life, ambition, friendship, human nature, youth, love and romance, hopes, sport team, sport ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 6.2
 29
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, touching
Plot: blindness, prodigy, against the odds, disability, dedicated educator, follow your dream, ambition, human spirit, lifestyle, society, life is a bitch, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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Our Winning Season (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A high-school track star (Scott Jacoby) fools around with his buddy (Dennis Quaid), until a Vietnam War tragedy makes him grow up.
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: track and field, disability, friends, power relations, human nature, athlete and trainer, wartime life, vietnam war, high school, hopes, ambition, underdog ...
Time: 60s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.4
 445
Swimmers (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After an accident in a small Maryland fishing town, 11-year-old Emma begins to question the nature of the adults around her.
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: youth, small town, introspection, friendship, family problems, human nature, family relations, family in crisis, swimming, sex crime, social relations, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.5
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Firelight (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Incarcerated women join a band of volunteers who battle forest fires and assist during natural disasters.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, sincere, serious ...
Plot: redemption, youth, human spirit, power relations, juvenile delinquency, hopes, society, fire brigade, friendship, rivalry, girl, reach out ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.5
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Virgin (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When a teenager finds herself pregnant, with no memory of having had sex, she determines that she is carrying the child of God.
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, erotic ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: pregnancy, coming of age, family relations, clergy, society, youth, small town, sexual abuse, teenage life, parents and children, teenage girl, pastor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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: sentimental, sincere, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: horse, friendship, contests and competitions, starting over, athlete's life, parents and children, ambition, rivalry, farm, family, family relations, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
A Touch of Fate (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: One night in a small town in North Carolina, fate brings together three lives: an entertainment lawyer returning home to his dying mother after years in escape of his past, a woman trying to reclaim her supposed love, and a boy with a penchant for ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching
Plot: hopes, family relations, destiny, friendship, starting over, redemption, romance, love and romance, parents and children, human nature, small town, chance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.9
 286
Due East (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The movie spotlights an intelligent high school senior and National Merit Scholar (Bryant) who has never been part of the "in crowd." She teaches a high school equivalency night class, tends to the needs of her widower father, Jesse ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, emotional, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: single parent, small town, coming of age, teenage life, destructive relationship, family relations, couples, parents and children, love and romance, youth, lifestyle, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Fat Boy Chronicles (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The Fat Boy Chronicles is a motion picture about Jimmy Winterpock, an obese high-school student who deals with bullying and trying to lose weight. The film is inspired by a true story and was released in 2010 as a major motion picture.
Style: sincere, uplifting, emotional, touching, inspirational ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fat boy, teenage love, human spirit, society, teenage life, hopes, social misfits, follow your dream, win over, youth, love and romance, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
A Gift of Love: The Daniel Huffman Story (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: All his life, teenager Daniel Huffman and his grandma have dreamed of Daniel playing college football. After Daniel is cut from his high school team, his grandmother's encouragement and coaching get him a second chance at that dream. He works ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, mentor protege relationship, high school, ambition, american football, challenge, family life, power relations, friends, transplant, sport team, hopes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 2.2
 4K
Anne B. Real (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: ANNE B. REAL is the coming of age story of a young female rapper, who finds her inspiration by reading the Diary of Anne Frank.
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, touching, contemplative
Plot: hip hop, lifestyle, introspection, teenage life, urban ghetto, youth, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, family life, urban ghetto life, siblings relations, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Final Season (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: True story of Kent Stock, who in the early 90's, gives up a job and ditches his wedding plans to take over as head coach as the Norway High School baseball team. Kent must win over his players and convince them and himself that he can fill ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, sincere, touching, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: baseball, coach, sport team, small town, ambition, against the odds, sport, lifestyle, athlete's life, hopes, contests and competitions, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, contemporary
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.7
 1K
Hide Away (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A successful businessman attempting to resurrect his life buys and boards a dilapidated sailboat.
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: self discovery, starting over, friendship, haunted by the past, small town, hopes, death of wife, redemption, father daughter relationship, society, bittersweet, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.6
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How She Move (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After the death of Raya Green's(Rutina Wesley) sister, she gets out from her classes at school, and sees a stomp crew practicing. She meets Bishop(Dwain Murphy) which is the dance crew leader. She then meets Michelle and does a stomp battle ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: dancing, coming of age, friendship, teenage life, youth, follow your dream, contests and competitions, black people, urban ghetto life, high school life, ambition, dancer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: realistic, emotional, sentimental, psychological, uplifting ...
Plot: family relations, rivalry, death in the family, redemption, sport team, athlete's life, last will and testament, father son relationship, estrangement, getting home, family problems, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Back to School Mom (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mary Thomas, a free-spirited musician, has spent the past two decades traveling the world, but at age 41 she decides to go back to college and finish her degree so that, for once, she can finally finish something she started. Back at her old ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching, captivating ...
Plot: college, family relations, redemption, starting over, social relations, college life, homecoming, life is a bitch, bittersweet, small town, college friend, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Welcome to Paradise (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When big-city preacher Debbie Laramie (Crystal Bernard) moves to the small town of Paradise with her son Hayden (Bobby Edner), she finds the local community unreceptive to her message of love and forgiveness. Determined to get through to her ...
Style: realistic, uplifting, captivating, inspirational, serious ...
Plot: church, small town, social relations, clergy, love affair, introspection, self discovery, hopes, society, village, preacher, community ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Drunkboat (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After twenty years of broken bottles and empty hallways, Mort Gleason witnesses his nephew Moo being beaten while in a drunken stupor. The short contact with family brings Mort back to what are left of his senses and he returns to the last home he ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: family relations, haunted by the past, parents and children, social relations, youth, single parent, coming of age, self discovery, teenage life, suburbs, teenager, boat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Pope Dreams (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the vein of Good Will Hunting and Garden State, POPE DREAMS is a coming of age tale about a young man at a crossroads in life. Filled with heart, music, life, and loss. And a set of drums. Oh, and the Pope. POPE DREAMS is about a directionless ...
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, sentimental, serious
Plot: terminal illness, hopes, follow your dream, parents and children, family relations, young lovers, coming of age, teenage life, human nature, unfulfillment, mother son relationship, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Vicious Circle (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Shot on digital , HD and 8 mm. Filmed through both sides of North America. 'Vicious Circle' pushes the limits of what can be accomplished on a bike. Featuring the first ever 65 foot 'Double Road Gap' , some of the gnarliest ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, captivating
Plot: lifestyle, false accusation, teenage life, fall in love, youth, society, love and romance, destructive relationship, family relations, half brother, skateboard, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Citizen (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Yearning to leave behind his life of misfortune in the Middle East, Ibrahim Jarrah wins the U.S. Green Card Lottery for a chance to become an American citizen. Ibrahim lands in New York City the day before 9/11…and the events of the September ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, psychological, uplifting
Plot: starting over, american dream, immigrants, society, 9/11, hopes, rivalry, city, wrestler, lottery, urban
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Sudie and Simpson (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A television movie about the friendship that develops between a young white girl and an older black man in a racist, rural Georgia town during the 1940s.
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: youth, lifetime, friendship, false accusation, racism, small town, interracial relations, small town life, discrimination, human nature, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 1940s
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Lebanon, Pa. (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Will, a charming 35-year-old Philadelphia ad man, heads to Lebanon, Pa. to bury his recently deceased father. He forms an unexpected friendship with CJ, his bright, newly pregnant 17-year-old cousin. As Will becomes interested in CJ's married ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: family relations, americana, culture clash, love and romance, society, pregnancy, youth, coming of age, hopes, road not taken, small town, wooing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Ricochet River (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: hree teenagers looking for adventure find more than they expected in this coming-of-age drama. High school seniors Wade (Jason James Richter) and Lorna (Kate Hudson) have spent all their lives in the small logging town of Calamus Grove, a ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, talky
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, culture clash, self discovery, teenage life, interracial relations, love and romance, on the road, small town, society, youth, best friends, lifestyle ...
Time: 60s, 90s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, entertaining
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: follow your dream, ambition, family problems, cheerleader, prodigy, desire for fame, athlete's life, youth, hopes, family relations, life is a bitch, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Offline (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A man attempts to reclaim the life that prison took from him but his dark past threatens to ruin everything.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy
Plot: haunted by the past, redemption, starting over, dysfunctional family, family relations, life is a bitch, human nature, society, family problems, hopes, parents and children, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
 1K
God's Army (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Life as a Mormon missionary isn't what 19-year-old Brandon Allen expected: so many rules and so few successes. Los Angeles is as unrepentant as Sodom and Gomorrah. He's forced to share a small apartment with five young prank-loving ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: missionary, youth, life is a bitch, couples, terminal illness, self discovery, working class, redemption, tragic hero, coming of age, hopes, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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42%