Movies like Ice Castles 1978

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Ice Castles (1978)
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Ice Castles (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young girl is on top of the world until a tragic accident dashes her hopes and dreams of becoming a world-class figure skater. Only with the help of those who love her can she prove to the world -- and herself -- that she still has the potential to realize her dreams.
Style: sexy, sentimental, touching, emotional, light, inspirational, romantic, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, kids, girls' night
Plot: figure skating, skating, blindness, disability, sport, romance, tragedy, happy ending, small town, loss of eyesight, love, dog, catastrophe, doctors, natural disaster, relationships, women, family, beautiful scenery, age difference, justice, lone hero, fantasy world, destiny, ice skater ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: iowa, usa

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Most similar movies to Ice Castles

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and feel good films with plots about sport, ambition, hopes, athlete's life, rivalry, underdog and contests and competitions mostly in Sport, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Ice Castles: Peaceful Warrior (2006), Blue Crush 2 (2011), The Cutting Edge (1992), Ice 2 (2020), Ice (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ice Castles (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Alexis Winston is a young girl who dreams of becoming a champion figure skater. While practicing, Alexis suffers a terrible accident that takes her sight and threatens to destroy her dreams. In the midst of feeling sorry for herself she falls in ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: figure skating, skating, romance, athlete's life, follow your dream, contests and competitions, hopes, love and romance, lifestyle, against the odds, human spirit, rising to stardom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, iowa, boston
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Peaceful Warrior (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A chance encounter with a stranger changes the life of a college gymnast.
Style: inspirational, philosophical, thought provoking, motivational, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: self discovery, mentor, teaching the ways of the world, human spirit, wisdom of life, philosophy, wise man, gymnastics, athlete and trainer, enlightenment, rehabilitation, life philosophy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, california, usa
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Blue Crush 2 (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Haunted by the memory of her deceased mother, Dana leaves Malibu behind and heads to South Africa to fulfill her mother's dream of surfing Jefferys Bay.
Style: realistic, serious, feel good, sentimental
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: surfing, beach, surfer, ocean, friendship, disorder, lifestyle, hopes, follow your dream, contests and competitions, ambition, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: beverly hills, south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Cutting Edge (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two former Olympians, one a figure skater and the other a hockey player, pin their hopes of one last shot at Olympic glory on one another. That is, of course, if they can keep from killing each other in the process...
Style: romantic, light, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, kids, family outing ...
Plot: figure skating, romance, skating, opposites attract, sport, underdog, olympics, competition, happy ending, couples, ambition, starting over ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, minnesota, chicago illinois, france
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Ice 2 (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 132 min.
Story: What happens in fairy tales after the wedding of the prince and princess? Figure skater Nadia and hockey player Sasha got married and more than anything else they dream of a child. True, the price they will have to pay for this dream will be ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, rough, suspense
Audience: girls' night
Plot: figure skating, ice hockey, hockey player, sport, love, family relations, dream, family, ambition, ice skater, broken family, pregnancy ...
Place: russia
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67%
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Ice (2018)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Contemporary Russia. Nadya gives up her dream of becoming a champion figure skater when she is hospitalized with an injury. But then she meets Sasha, a hockey player, who decides to teach her to believe in herself and her dream again.
Style: motivational, inspirational, romantic, mind bending, touching ...
Plot: figure skating, sport, relationships, ice hockey, skating, family relations, life is a bitch, dishonesty, redemption, destiny, ice, women ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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One on One (1977)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Henry Steele is a basketball phenom at his small town high school, but when he matriculates to a big city university on a scholarship, soon realizes that he has few skills outside the sport. Expected by his coach to contribute significantly to the ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, melancholic, sincere
Audience: teens
Plot: basketball, college, coach, sport, follow your dream, ambition, youth, young lovers, rivalry, coming of age, contests and competitions, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 70s
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28%
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Pride (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In this uplifting film based on a true story, coach Jim Ellis (Terrence Howard) shocks the community and changes lives when, aided by a local janitor (Bernie Mac), he sets out to form Philadelphia's first black swim team. But the odds are ...
Style: inspirational, uplifting, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: swimming, racism, sport, life is a bitch, ambition, against the odds, rivalry, athlete's life, human spirit, youth, ghetto, african american ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: new orleans, new jersey, philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Cutting Edge: Chasing the Dream (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A world class ice skater eager to take the top prize in the biggest competition around finds his dreams going up in flames after his partner suffers a debilitating injury in this romantic sports drama starring Matt Lanter, Francia Rosa, and Christy ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous, romantic
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night
Plot: figure skating, skating, sport competition, sport, lifestyle, opposites attract, athlete and trainer, ambition, athlete's life, unlikely partners, romance, rise to the top ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Go Figure (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Katelin Kingsford, an Olympic hopeful figure skater wants to train with a Russian figure skating coach. In order to go to go to the school that Natasha is at, Katelin gets a scholarship playing on the girls hockey team.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: family outing, teens, teen drama
Plot: ice hockey, figure skating, skating, sport, talent, rivalry, disney, follow your dream, athlete's life, ambition, teenage life, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, sincere, touching, sentimental, serious ...
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 ⇓
24%
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Youngblood (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A skilled young hockey prospect hoping to attract the attention of professional scouts is pressured to show that he can fight if challenged during his stay in a Canadian minor hockey town. His on-ice activities are complicated by his relationship ...
Style: sexy, exciting, humorous, feel good, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: ice hockey, sport, teenager, underdog, romance, redemption, fight, violence, friendship, weapons, multiple storylines, natural disaster ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, alaska, new jersey, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
We Are Marshall (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When a plane crash claims the lives of members of the Marshall University football team and some of its fans, the team's new coach and his surviving players try to keep the football program alive.
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, inspirational, compassionate ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, family outing
Plot: sport, football, american football, college, coach, air disaster, survivor, university, interracial friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, football team, happy ending ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, west virginia, california, new jersey, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
For Love of the Game (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A baseball legend almost finished with his distinguished career at the age of forty has one last chance to prove who he is, what he is capable of, and win the heart of the woman he has loved for the past four years.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: baseball, sport, romance, loneliness, unlikely friendships, looking for love, love and romance, athlete's life, career, training, major league, hopes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, bronx new york city, new york yankees, san francisco, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The Champ (1979)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The more you love, the harder you fight.The world looks at Billy Flynn and sees a has-been who seemingly never was, an ex-boxing champion slammed to the mat years ago by booze and gambling. But Billy's son TJ sees what the world doesn't. ...
Style: sad, sexy, sentimental, clever, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: boxing, coming of age, boy, death, father son relationship, boxer, redemption, underdog, bittersweet, horse, fight, horse trainer ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, ireland, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Bang the Drum Slowly (1973)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story of a New York pro baseball team and two of its players. Henry Wiggen is the star pitcher and Bruce Pearson is the normal, everyday catcher who is far from the star player on the team and friend to all of his teammates. During the ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, inspirational, melancholic ...
Plot: baseball, sport, terminal illness, friendship, character study, mentor, adaptation, athlete's life, ambition, human spirit, sport team, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, minnesota, new york yankees, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Blinder (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ex footballer embroiled in a scandal returns hometown clear his name and reignite an old flame.
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: athlete and trainer, sport, contests and competitions, human spirit, rivalry, romance, against the odds, sport team, homecoming, ambition, friendship, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, high school sports, sport, small town, rivalry, contests and competitions, underdog, ambition, youth, prodigy, hopes, against the odds ...
Time: 60s
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Madison (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In 1971, air-conditioner repairman and boat enthusiast Jim McCormick entertains his desire to 'go down' as a legend in the record books when the Gold Cup hydroplane boat race improbably comes to his small town of Madison, Indiana. ...
Style: serious, feel good, realistic, melancholic
Audience: kids
Plot: ship, athlete's life, human spirit, against the odds, follow your dream, unemployment, friendship, rising to stardom, hopes, lifestyle, contests and competitions, ambition ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Australian Rules (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Friends Gary Black (Nathan Phillips) and Dumby Red (Luke Carroll) are on the same soccer team in their coastal Australian town. But to local racists, they're a world apart: Gary is white and Dumby is an Aborigine. This becomes an issue when one ...
Style: uplifting, sincere, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: racism, friendship, family relations, interracial relations, small town, teenage life, discrimination, love affair, athlete's life, youth, rivalry, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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22%
Love & Basketball (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young African-American couple navigates the tricky paths of romance and athletics in this drama. Quincy McCall (Omar Epps) and Monica Wright (Sanaa Lathan) grew up in the same neighborhood and have known each other since childhood. As they grow ...
Style: sexy, uplifting, sentimental, touching, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: basketball, high school, sport, romance, friendship, teenager, against the odds, lifestyle, human spirit, true love, career change, follow your dream ...
Time: 80s, year 1981, year 1993, 20th century, year 1998 ...
Place: california, los angeles, usa, barcelona, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Cutting Edge: Going for the Gold (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two ice skaters develop a love-hate relationship while dreaming of Olympic glory.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, romantic
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: figure skating, skating, romance, ambition, friends, contests and competitions, opposites attract, olympics, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, power relations, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Backwards (2012)
Genre: Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a fiercely competitive 30 year old rower fails to make the Olympic boat for the second time, she takes a coaching job at a school but struggles to adjust to life off the race course.
Style: romantic, realistic, touching, captivating, inspirational ...
Plot: starting over, romance, contests and competitions, sport, rivalry, high school, athlete and trainer, youth, fall in love, ambition, lifestyle, athlete's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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The Express (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Based on the incredible true story, The Express follows the inspirational life of college football hero Ernie Davis, the first African-American to win the Heisman Trophy.
Style: inspirational, emotional, factual, uplifting, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: american football, sport, african american, athlete and trainer, racism, college, human spirit, football, courage, friendship, mentor, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 60s, 50s
Place: usa, new york, texas, new jersey, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.7
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Girlfight (2000)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Diana Guzman begins to train as a boxer and achieves impressive success, blazing new trails for female boxers, all while keeping it a secret from her father.
Style: uplifting, captivating, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: boxing, female boxer, athlete's life, ambition, follow your dream, sport, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, graphic violence, mentor, self fulfillment, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.4
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McFarland, USA (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A track coach in a small California town transforms a team of athletes into championship contenders.
Style: touching, inspirational, feel good, sentimental, uplifting ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: sport, coach, athlete and trainer, human spirit, teacher, underdog, track and field, teenager, mentor, small town, school, high school ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.6
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Vision Quest (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: High school wrestler Louden Swain is a man obsessed , trying to shed 23 pounds in a dangerously short time and take on Shute, the undefeated, tough-as-nails 168-pound champion who's the best wrestler in the state. Matthew Modine stars as the ...
Style: sentimental, inspirational, melancholic, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: wrestling, coming of age, high school, underdog, sport, teenager, love, teenage boy, rivalry, unlikely friendships, adolescence, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington state, california, new jersey, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Facing the Giants (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A losing coach with an underdog football team faces their giants of fear and failure on and off the field to surprising results.
Style: inspirational, feel good, touching, sentimental, christian film ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, chick flick, kids, teens
Plot: underdog, christian, football, faith, religious, american football, sport, human spirit, athlete and trainer, high school football, ambition, athlete's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.5
 63K
Rudy (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Rudy grew up in a steel mill town where most people ended up working, but wanted to play football at Notre Dame instead. There were only a couple of problems. His grades were a little low, his athletic skills were poor, and he was only half the size ...
Style: inspirational, feel good, emotional, sexy, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: american football, football, sport, underdog, motivation, aspiration, ambition, college, american football player, high school, priest, working class ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: indiana, boston, texas, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.2
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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: serious, sincere, rough, uplifting, feminist film ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: female boxer, boxing, human spirit, against the odds, follow your dream, athlete's life, ambition, lifestyle, rise to the top, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%