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Goodbye, Franklin High (1978)
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Goodbye, Franklin High (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Comic melodrama following the day-to-day life of high school senior Will, a promising but naive athlete struggling with choices that could determine his future, romance and family difficulties.
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teen angst, graduation, sport, youth, college, friends, couples, teenage life, ambition, sport team, moral dilemma, lifestyle, partners, buddies, hopes, athlete's life, performer's life, power relations, teenager, baseball, family relations, infidelity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, baseball pitcher
Time: 70s
Place: georgia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about ambition, friends, youth, lifestyle, sport, underdog and rivalry mostly in Comedy, Sport and Drama genres. Some movies like Goodbye, Franklin High: All You've Got (2006), The Best of Times (1986), Bleacher Bums (2001), Safe at Home! (1962), Coach (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
All You've Got (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two Southern California volleyball teams determined to prove their superiority on the court find out that they're not as different as they previously thought after tragedy strikes close to home in director Neema Barnette's affectionate ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: volleyball, high school, ambition, rivalry, teenage love, teenage life, athlete's life, youth, lifestyle, contests and competitions, sport, underdog ...
Time: contemporary
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The Best of Times (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A small-town loser determines to have one more shot at the big time by winning a football game.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: american football, sport, high school sports, sport team, small town, social relations, friends, power relations, haunted by the past, small town life, against the odds, friendship ...
Time: 80s
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Bleacher Bums (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Adapted from a 1979 stage play written by Chicago's Organic Theater Company, BLEACHER BUMS details the exploits of a group of baseball fans as they sit in the bleachers of Lakeview Park watching a game between the hometown Bruins take on the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: baseball, friends, gambling, against the odds, follow your dream, rivalry, lifestyle, sport, ambition, couple relations, buddies, athlete's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Safe at Home! (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A Florida boy (Bryan Russell) tells his Little League buddies that his father knows two New York Yankees (Mickey Mantle, Roger Maris).
Style: realistic, semi serious, uplifting, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: baseball, youth, sport team, family, rising to stardom, athlete's life, underdog, partners, buddies, contests and competitions, sport, rivalry ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york yankees, new york, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Coach (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An Olympic Gold medalist is hired to coach the boys basketball team. But when Coach Randy Rawlings arrives, the school's sexist principal discovers he hired a woman. Blocked from firing her due to discrimination laws, he tries to make sure the ...
Style: sex comedy, semi serious, realistic, humorous, teen sex comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: basketball, female athlete, sexism, love, social relations, sport team, power relations, ambition, ego clash, sport, underdog, contests and competitions ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Sports Pages (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dr. Lionel Waddems (Bob Newhart), a golf fanatic. is put on trial for killing his golf partner (Played by Kelsey Grammer). The movie follows the trial in the news and features interviews by people who knew the men. It is based on 2 short stories ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: athlete's life, lifestyle, journalism, ambition, human spirit, buddies, rivalry, athlete and trainer, hopes, contests and competitions, farce, sport ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Johnny Be Good (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It's recruiting time and despite being short and scrawny, Johnny Walker is America's hottest young football prospect. His dilemma: should he take one of the many offers from college talent scouts or should he attend the local state college ...
Style: sexy, humorous, unusual plot structure, visually appealing, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: american football, teenager, high school, college, cheerleading, underdog, coming of age, football, gay, revenge, foot fetish, cheerleader ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: texas, california, alabama, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Ping Pong (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: As children, the introverted Smile was being bullied by a gang of kids until the brash Peco comes by and chases all of them them away. Peco then takes Smile under his wings and teaches him how to play the game of ping pong. From there a life long ...
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Audience: teens
Plot: athlete's life, youth, follow your dream, ambition, lifestyle, human spirit, rivalry, contests and competitions, sport, friendship, underdog, opponent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Everybody's Doing It (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Angela and Travis consider having sex for the first time just as their high school starts up an abstinence education program. Making matters worse, a "good girl" collects abstinence pledges from students and blows the whistle on Angela and ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary
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Home of the Giants (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A story about basketball and befriending. Gar is a High School journalist who, while covering the team to the state championship, is best friends with the teams' main "Star" Matt Dunbar. Matt's older brother persuades him to ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, basketball, sport, athlete's life, teenage life, ambition, love and romance, lifestyle, cheerleader, rivalry, empire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.9
 145
Out of It (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An introverted nerd and a dumb, violent jock vie for the attentions of a cheerleader.
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, sexual, humorous ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Comeback Season (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: First Down. Second Chance. Skylar is a star quarterback of his football team. He's got the skills, the looks, and the girls. His next-door neighbor, Walter (Liotta) is a loving husband, good father and all-round decent family man. When their ...
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Genre: Comedy, Sport
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Duration: 90 min.
Story: When new students can't get onto their college cheerleading team, they form their own squad and prepare for a cheer off.
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Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
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Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new jersey, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Sunset Park (1996)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: humorous, bad ending, clever, funny, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
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Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, touching, melancholic, sincere
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Time: 70s
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Duration: 92 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Surf School (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, teen sex comedy ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Going Greek (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, light, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Christina Milian stars as sassy cheer captain Lina Cruz, whose world is turned upside-down when her family moves from the urban streets of East Los Angeles to the sunny beach town of Malibu. At her new school, Lina clashes with Avery, the ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Calvin Marshall (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A college student is determined to become a Major League Baseball star, but finds his true calling instead.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
True Adolescents (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At 34, struggling Seattle musician Sam finds himself broke, jobless and losing touch with the person he wants to become. When his girlfriend kicks him out, he's forced to crash with his Aunt Sharon and is reluctantly enlisted to take her teen ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, mumblecore ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Frankie & Hazel (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Actress JoBeth Williams directed this Showtime family feature starring The Sixth Sense's Mischa Barton for Barbra Streisand's Barwood Films. Barton is Frankie and Ingrid Uribe is Hazel, Frankie's neighbor and best friend. Frankie is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good, realistic ...
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Hockey Night (1984)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 74 min.
Story: When a young girl wants to join her high school's hockey team as goalie, she meets with resistence, but also gets support, especially from the star forward of the team.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous, touching ...
Audience: teens, family outing
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Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.7
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Breaking Away (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dave, nineteen, has just graduated high school, with his 3 friends, The comical Cyril, the warm hearted but short-tempered Moocher, and the athletic, spiteful but good-hearted Mike. Now, Dave enjoys racing bikes and hopes to race the Italians one ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, witty, talky ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: sport, coming of age, working class, friendship, bicycle, underdog, teenager, bicycle race, riding a bicycle, teenage life, small town, father son relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: indiana, new jersey, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: feel good, humorous, unusual plot structure, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens ...
Plot: ice hockey, disney, sport, childhood, competition, youth, family, underdog, friendship, athlete and trainer, teenager, olympics ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: minnesota, canada, texas, new jersey, iceland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Girl with Brains in Her Feet (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A 13 year old talented athlete struggles to come to terms with the traumas of life as she prepares for a very important athletics event.
Style: serious, realistic, humorous, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: high school sports, youth, single parent, coming of age, best friends, hopes, athlete's life, contests and competitions, ambition, adolescence vs adulthood, innocence lost, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Sandlot 2 (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A decade has passed in the small town where the original Sandlot gang banded together during the summer of ’62 to play baseball and battle the Beast. Now comes the sequel, a campy romp back to the dugout where nine new kids descend on the diamond ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: sport team, youth, friendship, vengeance, friends, athlete and trainer, teenage life, buddies, partners, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, year 1972
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
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Fast Break (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: David Greene is a New York basketball enthusiast, who wants to coach. He is then offered the coaching job at a small Nevada college. He brings along some players, who are a bit odd but good. Like Swish who unknown to the rest of the team is a girl. ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
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Time: 70s
Place: nevada, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.9
 472
Shred (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: SHRED is a motion picture that tells the story of two washed up pro snowboarders from the 90s named Max (played by Dave England) and Eddie (played by Renee Renee) who attempt to cash in on the fantastic growth of the sport by starting their own ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 90s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%