Movies like Catching Faith

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Catching Faith (2015)
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Catching Faith (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: From the outside, Alexa has the perfect life. Her son is the high school football star, daughter a straight A student and her husband is CFO of a booming start-up company. The sudden death ...
Style: light, christian film, uplifting, feel good, captivating, entertaining, contemplative
Audience: family outing, teens, teen drama
Plot: high school athlete, faith, religion, christianity, belief in god, christian, high school, football, school, american football, student, friendship, football player, african american, self discovery, teenage girl, catholic church, mockery, marriage, teenage boy, high school student, father son relationship, latin, catholic, group of friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, america, wisconsin

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, feel good, touching and captivating films with plots about friendship, high school, sport, family relations, youth, school and coach mostly in Drama, Family and Sport genres. Some movies like Catching Faith: 23 Blast (2014), Switched (2020), Wish For Christmas (2016), All the Right Moves (1983), Underdogs (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Catching Faith 2 (2019)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Everything seems to be going wrong for the Taylor family right now. Just as Alexa is starting work at her dream job, she's overwhelmed by caring for her mother suffering from Alzheimer's disease. Her son, Beau, has just lost his ...
Plot: ex football player, death of mother, family relations, elderly woman, snobbish woman, christian, death, teenage boy, snobbism, computer, death of grandmother, snob ...
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95%
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23 Blast (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a high school football star is suddenly stricken with irreversible total blindness, he must decide whether to live a safe handicapped life or bravely return to the life he once knew and the sport he still loves.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: blindness, family, high school, human spirit, ambition, athlete's life, disability, sport, hopes, society, life turned upside down, sport team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Switched (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Tired of being bullied, Cassandra Evans prays that her nemesis, Katie Sharp, the queen bee of social media, would know what it’s like to walk a day in her shoes. Her prayer is answered in an unexpected way when they get switched.
Style: humorous, psychological, feel good, light, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: switching bodies, teenager, school, teenage girl, high school, social media, internet, prank, cheerleader, teacher, fame, friend ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Wish For Christmas (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a high school senior finds out from her parents that she must miss the town's winter dance in order to attend church, she successfully wishes their faith away, bringing disastrous consequences to her family and community. To restore their ...
Style: christian film, humorous, light, entertaining, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: holiday, christmas, church, religion, atheist, faith, stereotypes, wish come true, lifestyle, society, life philosophy, prejudice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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All the Right Moves (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sensitive study of a headstrong high school football star who dreams of getting out of his small Western Pennsylvania steel town with a football scholarship. His equally ambitious coach aims at a college position, resulting in a clash which could ...
Style: feel good, sincere, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: high school, college, ambition, american football, small town, friendship, youth, coach, sport, family relations, self discovery, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh, california, new jersey
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36%
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Underdogs (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set in rural Ohio, the birthplace of football, UNDERDOGS is the story of a small-town high school football team destined to play their cross-town rival, a perennial powerhouse, while standing up for an entire community.
Style: feel good, realistic, touching, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: high school football, high school, underdog, sport team, sport, teenage love, human spirit, athlete and trainer, against the odds, rivalry, ambition, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
 5K
Overcomer (2019)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After reluctantly agreeing to coach cross-country, high school basketball Coach John Harrison helps the least likely runner attempt the impossible in the biggest race of the year.
Style: motivational, captivating, disturbing, sincere, christian film
Plot: asthma, running, christianity, coach, student, cross country, mentor, ambition, sport, escapades, love, adaptation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Miracle Season (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After the tragic death of star volleyball player Caroline "Line" Found, a team of dispirited high school girls must band together under the guidance of their tough-love coach in hopes of winning the state championship.
Style: touching, serious, rough, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: volleyball, friend, female athlete, coach, unhappiness, teenage girl, high school, friendship, sport, dancing, mother daughter relationship, gymnasium ...
Time: year 2014, year 2011
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Run the Race (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Reeling from his mother’s death and his father’s abandonment, Zach, an All-State athlete, finds glory on the football field, working to earn a college scholarship and the brothers’ ticket out of town. When a devastating injury puts Zach—and ...
Style: psychological, realistic, sentimental, captivating
Plot: american football, brother brother relationship, teenage boy, party, family bonds, sport, friendship, coming of age, society, rivalry, sport team, training ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, florida, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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, death in the family, society, teenage life, human spirit, friendship, religion, nun, family relations, boys' school, existentialism ...
Time: 90s
Place: philadelphia, usa, vatican, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Investigator (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A veteran police detective becomes a criminal justice teacher and baseball coach at a local high school, leading him to the most important investigation of his life. Inspired by true events.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, christian film, thought provoking ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: high school, career change, self discovery, social relations, family, investigation, law enforcement, youth, teachers and students, crimes, teacher, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.7
 1K
Wolves (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Anthony Keller, star of his NYC high school basketball team, is riding his way to Cornell on a sports scholarship. But he can only maintain his popular jock facade for so long, as his troubled father Lee has a gambling addiction that threatens to ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, unusual plot structure, tense, suspense ...
Plot: student athlete, coach, father son relationship, teenage boy, husband wife relationship, sport team, interracial relations, domineering father, teenager, basketball, teenage girl, interracial friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
School of Life (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: At Fallbrook Middle School, the annual student-elected Teacher of the Year award is held. And every year for the last 43 years Norman Warner or most fondly called Stormin' Norman Warner has won the award. Now that he has died, the burden of ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: school, rivalry, goofy hero, small town life, high school life, teacher, friends, father son relationship, teachers and students, social relations, contests and competitions, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.0
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Courageous (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: As law enforcement officers, Adam Mitchell, Nathan Hayes, and their partners are confident and focused. They willingly stand up to the worst the streets have to offer. Yet at the end of the day, they face a challenge that none of them are truly ...
Style: christian film, uplifting, emotional, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: faith, christian, family relations, christianity, fatherhood, gang, self discovery, friendship, human spirit, destiny, religions or cults, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Contest (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Bullied high school student Tommy is suddenly befriended by his chief tormentor, Matt, the school's most popular student and star athlete. Tommy is suspicious, but is forced to accept the awkward friendship in order to enter a cooking contest ...
Style: captivating, feel good, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, swimming, school, teenage life, youth, contests and competitions, rivalry, high school, couples, high school life, vengeance, cooking and food ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Goal (2018)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Sri Lanka
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Goal is the story of bunch of ordinary village children who challenge the impossible with the help of a teacher who refuses to see them fail.
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: soccer, teacher, football player, football, children, soccer match, soccer coach, teenager, football team, school, friends, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: sri lanka
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 34K
The Rookie (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Jim Morris never made it out of the minor leagues before a shoulder injury ended his pitching career twelve years ago. Now a married-with-children high-school chemistry teacher and baseball coach in Texas, Jim's team makes a deal with him: if ...
Style: sentimental, uplifting, inspirational, feel good, touching ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: baseball, athlete and trainer, underdog, family relations, following a dream, family, sport, baseball coach, against the odds, human spirit, power relations, rookie ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: texas, usa, latin america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Going to the Mat (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jace Newfield has a problem. Besides being blind and being the new kid at school, his problem is that the kids at his new school thinks he's a jerk. Jace has to find a way to be accepted into his new school. Joining the wrestling team just ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: high school, sport team, disability, wrestling, teenage life, friendship, human spirit, ambition, follow your dream, blindness, teenage love, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
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 7K
Bee Season (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 11-year-old Eliza is the invisible element of her family unit: her parents are both consumed with work and her brother is wrapped up in his own adolescent life. Eliza ignites not only a spark that makes her visible but one that sets into motion a ...
Style: emotional, realistic, thought provoking, touching, serious ...
Plot: judaism, dysfunctional family, mental illness, redemption, family relations, coming of age, family problems, parents and children, hopes, society, siblings relations, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., sacramento california, san francisco, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.3
 213K
The Karate Kid (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Hassled by the school bullies, Daniel LaRusso has his share of adolescent woes. Luckily, his apartment building houses a resident martial arts master: Kesuke Miyagi, who agrees to train Daniel ... and ends up teaching him much more than ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: karate, teaching the ways of the world, martial arts, human spirit, underdog, teenage life, martial arts tournament, teenager, sport, coming of age, ambition, teachers and students ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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In Orange (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An 11 year old talented soccer player, Remco, has one big dream: to be selected for the national team under 12 years. His father Erik coaches him and everything seems to work out fine, until Erik suddenly dies. Remco and mother Sylvia are shocked. ...
Style: serious, feel good, captivating, uplifting, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: against the odds, ambition, follow your dream, obsessive quest, athlete and trainer, life turned upside down, hopes, death in the family, parents and children, coming of age, football, sport team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.9
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Whip It (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In Bodeen, Texas, Land Of The Dragon, an indie-rock loving misfit finds a way of dealing with her small-town misery after she discovers a roller derby league in nearby Austin.
Style: uplifting, exciting, feel good, light, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, contests and competitions, small town, adolescence, female friendship, skating, sport, teenage life, rebel, ambition, unsupportive parent, anti conformity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas, austin texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 7K
Woodlawn (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Love and unity in a school torn by racism and hate in the 1970s.A gifted high school football player must learn to embrace his talent and his faith as he battles racial tensions on and off the field.
Style: christian film, realistic, captivating, sincere, serious ...
Plot: american football, african american, racism, team, coach, motivational speaker, sport, faith, church, high school, religion, integration ...
Time: 70s
Place: alabama, birmingham alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 6.0
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Ice Princess (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
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, ice skater, mother daughter relationship, high school, rivalry, female protagonist, skating, athlete's life, happy ending, sport, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new england, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.0
 156K
Wonder (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The story of August Pullman – a boy with facial differences – who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.
Style: inspirational, uplifting, sincere, thought provoking, touching
Plot: bullying, middle school, school, happy ending, friendship, father son relationship, family, family relations, deformity, child, hospital, fight ...
Place: coney island brooklyn new york city, new york, pennsylvania, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
When the Game Stands Tall (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young coach turns a losing high school football program around to go undefeated for 12 consecutive seasons.
Style: uplifting, captivating, exciting, sincere, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: american football, athlete and trainer, rise to the top, sport, sport team, ambition, contests and competitions, small town, youth, rivalry, coach, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: usa, california, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.5
 45K
Varsity Blues (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In small-town Texas, high school football is a religion, 17-year-old schoolboys carry the hopes of an entire community onto the gridiron every Friday night. When star quarterback Lance Harbor suffers an injury, the Coyotes are forced to regroup ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, entertaining, inspirational, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, teen drama
Plot: cheerleader, cheerleading, football, small town, sport, rivalry, leadership, ambition, high school, coming of age, obsession, fame ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.3
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Taliesin Jones (2000)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Not quite a religious film, not quite a coming-of-age story, not quite a kiddie flick, and not quite a supernatural horror movie, Taliesin Jones's identity crisis nonetheless reveals a sweet examination of one child and his thoughts on God.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sentimental
Plot: miraculous event, teenage boy, coming of age, self discovery, family problems, hopes, redemption, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family life, child illness, secret society ...
Time: 90s
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Anthem of the Heart (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Jun is a girl whose words have been sealed away so that she cannot hurt anyone with them. But, one day, she is nominated to become an executive member of the "community outreach council." On top of that, Jun is also appointed to play the ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, touching, buddy movie, sincere ...
Audience: teens, family outing, teen drama
Plot: school club, teenage girl, friendship, following someone, mother daughter relationship, mascot, grandfather grandson relationship, teacher student relationship, rehearsal, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, cheating, family dinner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Finding Buck McHenry (2000)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When an 11 year old boy gets cut from his Little League baseball team, he sets out to form his own team.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: coach, follow your dream, ambition, friendship, against the odds, society, hopes, sport, lifestyle, athlete's life, sport team, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%