Movies like Saturday's Warrior

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Saturday's Warrior (1989)
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Saturday's Warrior (1989)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An ordinary LDS family has a teenager named Jimmy and he wonders about life and what is coming. Jimmy's sister Julie has a boyfriend on a mission who she plans to marry when he gets home. Jimmy's twin sister Pam is handicapped and is confined to a wheelchair and wants to make things good for Jimmy. Jimmy doesn't seem to care about his large family and wants to do his own things. When Jimmy hears his mother is going to have another child, Jimmy is filled with anger and leaves. His family wants Jimmy to return and love him, but Jimmy does not want their love.
Plot: immortality, singing, large family, heaven, latter day saints, afterlife, dream, artist, teenage boy, mormon, missionary, rebelliousness, park, telephone call, argument, mormonism

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Most similar movies to Saturday's Warrior

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about family relations, singing, family, friendship, friends, parents and children and father son relationship mostly in Drama, Family and Musical genres. Some movies like Saturday's Warrior: A Country Christmas Story (2013), Rigoletto (1993), Heaven Is for Real (2014), The Moving Creatures (2012), Wish You Well (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Country Christmas Story (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A starry-eyed young girl journeys from the mountains of Appalachia to the stage at Dollywood, where she discovers the impact of African-Americans on the world of country music - while at the same time competing in a country music competition for ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, ambition, family relations, couples, love and romance, family, christmas movie, holiday, singing, small town, church choir, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.8
 948
Rigoletto (1993)
Genre: Family, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Things are not going well in the depression-era town of Castle Gate. Mr. Ribaldi, a mysterious rich man with a disfigured face and an abrasive personality, has just bought and moved into a long-vacant mansion. Bonnie, an adolescent girl who loves to ...
Style: serious, realistic, uplifting, emotional, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town life, isolation, rich and poor, artists and showbiz, family, musician's life, small town, eviction, under the surface, estate, social relations, beauty and the beast ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Heaven Is for Real (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Heaven is for Real recounts the true story of a small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son's extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world. Four-year-old Colton shares the details of his amazing journey ...
Style: christian film, touching, sentimental, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, christianity, faith, family, heaven, religions or cults, parents and children, small town, family relations, clergy, supernatural, human spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nebraska, usa, lithuania
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Moving Creatures (2012)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three families, in three different situations, have to deal with a sudden change in their lives, caused by a loss or a re encounter. Three mothers sing their love for their children while facing difficult times. A film about affection on the borders ...
Style: anthology
Plot: pedophilia, singing, recording studio, loss of son, suicide, park, death, restaurant, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 6.5
 904
Wish You Well (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young girl and her brother come of age at their great grandmother's house in Virginia during the 1940s. After a family tragedy, a young girl moves from New York with your younger brother to live with their great grandmother on a Virginia farm ...
Plot: coal mining, female director, grandmother, family tragedy, large family, loss of parents, little brother, shock, farm, car accident, overalls, death of parents ...
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Field Is White (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: When things are not going well for John Taylor, he reads his journal and reflects on his missionary life and his companion Elder Alma Johnson. They try to teach people about the gospel and want to give lessons, but the people are not interested. ...
Plot: flashback, field, latter day saints, missionary, memory, mormon, lake, sunset, cell phone, mormonism, rejection, basketball ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Life! Camera Action... (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young girl in pursuit of her dreams of becoming a filmmaker against all odds.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, suspenseful ...
Audience: student film
Plot: culture clash, family relations, family reunited, society, dream, mother daughter relationship, life, father daughter relationship, cultural difference, filmmaking, teacher, gift ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Singing Nun (1966)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Belgian nun, Sister Ann is sent to another order where she's at first committed to helping troubled souls like, Nichole and little Dominic. When Father Clementi hears Sister Ann's uplifting singing style, he takes her to a talent ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: convent, scooter, nun, clergy, performer's life, showbiz, world, human spirit, introspection, friends, religions or cults, ambition ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, belgium, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Magic of Lassie (1978)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lassie is claimed from his family by a "former owner" and then braves a cross country trip to rejoin the ones that love her.
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: family relations, getting home, family, reunion, family life, friendship, animal life, friends, heroes, hopes, rescue, adventure ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Friendship (1964)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Mr. Gupta passes away after an accident while on duty, leaving behind his ailing wife and school-going son, Ramnath. Both await for some compensation, and when they are informed that the company does not accept liability for Gupta's death, his ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: friendship, orphan, life is a bitch, misfit, youth, social misfits, society, family relations, disability, friends, false arrest, siblings relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.9
 100
Out of Step (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Graced with the instinctive ability to dance, Jenny Thomas wants nothing more than to become a professional dancer. All of her hard work pays off when she is accepted to a prominent dance program in New York. Against her mother's will, but with ...
Plot: dancer, dancing, mormon, dance, latter day saints, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mormonism
Place: utah, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Joseph Smith: Plates of Gold (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In 1827, Joseph Smith, Jr. was only 21 years old when he received a prophetic calling to translate ancient scriptures that would soon be published as The Book of Mormon. Less than three years later, he founded The Church of Jesus Christ of ...
Plot: latter day saints, mormon, religion
Time: 19th century, 1820s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Where the Red Fern Grows (1974)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Where the Red Fern Grows is the heartwarming and adventurous tale for all ages about a young boy and his quest for his own red-bone hound hunting dogs.
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, countryside, family relations, coming of age, animal life, friends, parents and children, orphan, youth, contests and competitions, adventure, family ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Where the Red Fern Grows (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Set in the Ozark Mountains during the Great Depression, Billy Coleman works hard and saves his earnings for 2 years to achieve his dream of buying two coonhound pups. He develops a new trust in God as he faces overwhelming challenges in adventure ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, adventure, follow your dream, family relations, animal life, contests and competitions, hunting, coming of age, wilderness, mountain, hopes, chase ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Lovelier Than Heaven (1986)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
Story: Vijay Choudhury lives a comfortable lifestyle with his wife, Laxmi, and step-brother, Ravi. Although Vijay and Laxmi have been married for several years, they have no children, and as a result Laxmi is shunned and humiliated in the entire town of ...
Plot: brother brother relationship, large family, village, pregnancy, motorcycle, pilgrimage, property
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Spencer's Mountain (1963)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Clay Spencer is a hard-working man who loves his wife and large family. He is respected by his neighbors and always ready to give them a helping hand. Although not a churchgoer, he even helps a newly arrived local minister regain his flock after he ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good, emotional ...
Plot: mountain, family relations, family, family problems, family life, family gatherings, americana, family in crisis, couples, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 60s
Place: wyoming, tokyo, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Three Lives of Thomasina (1963)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thomasina is the pet cat of Mary McDhui, the daughter of Scottish veterinarian Andrew McDhui. When Thomasina falls ill, McDhui declares that the pet should be put down. But when Mary and her father try to bury the cat, Lori MacGregor (Susan ...
Style: touching, emotional, feel good, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: cat, pets, dealing with death, animal life, veterinarian, family, family life, afterlife, adventure, terminal illness, family relations, village ...
Time: 1910s
Place: scotland, europe, britain, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Radio City Christmas Spectacular (2007)
Genre: Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The Radio City Christmas Spectacular is an annual musical holiday stage show presented at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The show features over 140 performers, lavish sets and costumes and an original musical score. The 90 minute revue ...
Plot: song, ballerina, singing, stage, bear, angel, star, spotlight, flying, actor, deer, little boy ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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I Could Go on Singing (1963)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jenny Bowman is a successful singer who, while on an engagement at the London Palladium, visits David Donne to see her son Matt again, spending a few glorious days with him while his father is away in Rome in an attempt to attain the family that she ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: adoption, singer, custody, showbiz, parents and children, love and romance, single parent, youth, musician's life, artists and showbiz, orchestral, bittersweet ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Letter Writer (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a teenager receives a mysterious letter in the mail, she sets out to find the author. It's a journey that will change her life forever.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching
Plot: family relations, parents and children, teenage life, religions or cults, aging, youth, rebelliousness, father daughter relationship, friendship, honesty, intergenerational friendship, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Monet: Shadow and Light (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 54 min.
Story: Monet's glorious summer of painting ends abruptly with harsh attacks from his father and art critics. He intends to abandon everything, but is convinced otherwise by aspiring young artist Daniel. Having been abandoned by his own father, Daniel ...
Plot: artist, intergenerational friendship, art, teenage boy, boat, financial crisis, painting, painter, friend, friendship, mother son relationship
Time: 1860s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Fiddler on the Roof (1971)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: This lavishly produced and critically acclaimed screen adaptation of the international stage sensation tells the life-affirming story of Tevye (Topol), a poor milkman whose love, pride and faith help him face the oppression of turn-of-the-century ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: anti semitism, judaism, village life, village, housewife, grudge, rabbi, arranged marriage, family relations, constable, milkman, tavern ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: ukraine, europe, russia, poland, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.7
 140
Acropole (1996)
Genre: Musical, Drama
Country: Italy, Germany, Bulgaria, Greece
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Akropol is a musical by Pantelis Voulgaris about the set of a theatre in Athens and the people trying to make their way in the show business. The movie claimed the Music Award in the Valencia Festival, and also the Directing Award in the Cairo ...
Plot: dancing, theater, stage, singing, cross dressing, actor, diva, success, drunkenness, pageant, replacement, child star ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.6
 39K
Annie (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: An orphan in a facility run by the mean Miss Hannigan, Annie believes that her parents left her there by mistake. When a rich man named Oliver "Daddy" Warbucks decides to let an orphan live at his home to promote his image, Annie is ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: orphan, adoption, mogul, locket, microphone, little girl, whistling, child's point of view, family, power relations, family relations, friends ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c., liverpool, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The River Within (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jason returns home to get away while he studies for the upcoming bar exam. After visiting his oldest friend, a "coulda-been-girlfriend" who is now engaged, and a pushy preacher, his easygoing summer becomes filled with unwanted drama. Over ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: small town, introspection, self discovery, couples, family relations, youth, society, hopes, clergy, small town life, homecoming, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.1
 190
The Current (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jake loves living in Chicago but when big city violence hits a little too close to home his parents buy a campground in rural Minnesota and move the family there. Jake hates living at the campground until he meets Peter, the boy across the river. ...
Style: christian film, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, family, hopes, rebelliousness, countryside, lake or river, getting home, faith, christianity, father son relationship, death of grandmother, dancer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: minnesota, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Cheetah Girls 2 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Best friends Galleria, Chanel, Dorinda, and Aqua, A.K.A. the girl band "The Cheetahs," get the opportunity of a lifetime when they strut their way to Barcelona, Spain, to perform in an international music festival. Along the way, the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, captivating
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: music band, musician's life, lifestyle, teenage love, teenage life, friendship, artists and showbiz, youth, disorder, culture clash, fish out of water, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, new york, europe, usa, barcelona spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.9
 398
Second Glance (1992)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Dan Burgess is a Christian. Dan Burgess thinks he's not impacting anyone for the LORD. Dan Burgess thinks he's missing out on "all the fun". Dan Burgess wants out of the Christian life. Then... one day... Dan Burgess is forced to ...
Style: christian film
Plot: christianity, wish fulfillment, high school, prayer, christian, alternate timeline, school, alternate reality, bully, car, christian propaganda, desire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Challengers (1991)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After her father dies and she moves to a new town, Mackie wants to join a certain gang/band. But they've got this boys-only rule. So Mackie comes up with an audacious plan...only it begins to backfire.
Plot: talent show, nightstick, grief, family relations, fireworks, moving, rooftop, hockey stick, hose, sticking out one's tongue, gender, keyboard ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Lost in the Stars (1974)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Musical from the American Film Theatre series, based on the play Cry The Beloved Country.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: murder, oldies, interracial relations, racism, courtroom drama, friendship, friends, injustice, show tunes, human spirit, discrimination, custody ...
Time: 70s
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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