Movies like The Miracle Season

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The Miracle Season (2018)
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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, rough, serious, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: volleyball, friend, female athlete, coach, teenage girl, unhappiness, high school, friendship, sport, dancing, party, mother daughter relationship, gymnasium, funeral, teenager, mother son relationship, father in law daughter in law relationship, dog, ghost, motorcycle, food, magic trick, blonde, family relations, snow ...
Time: year 2011, year 2014
Place: iowa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and captivating films with plots about sport, coach, friendship, family relations, ambition, youth and hopes mostly in Drama, Sport and Biography genres. Some movies like The Miracle Season: Gracie (2007), The Gabby Douglas Story (2014), Miles (2016), All You've Got (2006), Soul Surfer (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Gracie (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This is the story of a teenager named Gracie Bowen, who lives in South Orange, New Jersey, is crazy about soccer, as are her three brothers and former soccer star father. Although Gracie wants to join her brothers and father in the nightly ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, touching, sincere ...
Plot: soccer, human spirit, family problems, rivalry, follow your dream, death in the family, female athlete, feminism, sport, family in crisis, athlete's life, ambition ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: new jersey, usa
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100%
The Gabby Douglas Story (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The true story of Gabby Douglas who becomes the first African American to be named Individual All-Around Champion in artistic gymnastics at the Olympic Games.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: gymnastics, athlete and trainer, family relations, athlete's life, contests and competitions, follow your dream, rivalry, siblings relations, supportive parent, single parent, prodigy, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, year 2012, year 1995 ...
Place: usa, london, new york, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 634
Miles (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: High school senior Miles Walton joins the girls volleyball team in hopes of winning a college scholarship, which causes an uproar in his small Illinois farming town.
Style: feel good, captivating, suspense, light, humorous ...
Plot: volleyball, high school athlete, movie theatre, team, teenager, high school, support group, coach, high school sports, high school teacher, small town, mother son relationship ...
Time: year 1999, 1990s, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: volleyball, high school, rivalry, teenage life, teenage love, ambition, athlete's life, youth, contests and competitions, sport, lifestyle, underdog ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 7.0
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Soul Surfer (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Soul Surfer is the inspiring true story of teen surfer Bethany Hamilton. Bethany lost her left arm in a shark attack and courageously overcame all odds to become a champion again, through her sheer determination and unwavering faith.Bethany ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: surfing, human spirit, christian, against the odds, family relations, beach, comeback, handicapped, shark attack, lifestyle, survivor, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: hawaii, thailand, usa, california
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100%
 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, roller skates, adolescence, female friendship, skating, sport, teenage life, ambition, rebel, unsupportive parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas, austin texas, california
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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, tense, unusual plot structure, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: coach, student athlete, teenage boy, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, interracial relations, teenager, intergenerational friendship, interracial friendship, basketball, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, college professor ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city
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33%
 6.7
 40K
The Way Back (2020)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A former basketball all-star, who has lost his wife and family foundation in a struggle with addiction attempts to regain his soul and salvation by becoming the coach of a disparate ethnically mixed high school basketball team at his alma mater.
Style: realistic, touching, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, prodigy, basketball coach, sport team, ambition, basketball, basketball team, athlete's life, underdog, beer, alcohol abuse, high school ...
Time: year 1998
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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My Brother's Keeper (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Identical twin brothers Lou and Eric plan to compete together in the National Rowing Championships. But when Eric leaves their small town to attend an Ivy League University, the brother's bond is torn apart.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting
Plot: twins, university, ambition, follow your dream, youth, love and romance, athlete's life, contests and competitions, sport, rivalry, lifestyle, mistaken identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.8
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Touching Home (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The true story about a father struggling to make amends with his twin sons as they pursue their dreams of professional baseball.
Style: emotional, realistic, captivating, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: redemption, parents and children, introspection, family problems, estrangement, small town, addiction, dream, baseball, twins, sport, going straight ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, colorado, phoenix arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.4
 37K
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, captivating, exciting, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night, kids
Plot: coach, athlete and trainer, human spirit, underdog, sport, dedicated educator, small town, mentor, track and field, sport team, contests and competitions, teacher ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, united states, new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Despondent over a painful estrangement from his daughter, trainer Frankie Dunn isn't prepared for boxer Maggie Fitzgerald to enter his life. But Maggie's determined to go pro and to convince Dunn and his cohort to help her.
Style: emotional, bleak, sad, rough, bad ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: underdog, determination, sport, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, female boxer, boxing, follow your dream, human spirit, suffering, ambition, mentor protege relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, missouri, europe, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Songs My Brothers Taught Me (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This complex portrait of modern-day life on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation explores the bond between a brother and his younger sister, who find themselves on separate paths to rediscovering the meaning of home.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, contemplative ...
Plot: society, youth, dysfunctional family, death in the family, family problems, social relations, teenager, party, drunkenness, funeral, mother daughter relationship, girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, south dakota, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: sentimental, sincere, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: baseball, sport team, coach, small town, ambition, against the odds, baseball movie, sport, hopes, youth, rivalry, athlete's life ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s, 90s
Place: usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.9
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Rad (1986)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A BMX racer who lives in a small town with his mother and sister is faced with a tough decision, qualify for Helltrack or take his SAT's in order to attend college.
Style: semi serious, captivating, disturbing, touching, feel good
Plot: underdog, human spirit, youth, contests and competitions, rivalry, against the odds, athlete and trainer, teenage life, lifestyle, coming of age, buddies, athlete's life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.5
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Hoosiers (1986)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: High school basketball is king in small-town Indiana, and the 1954 Hickory Huskers are all hope and no talent. But their new coach -- abrasive, unlikable Norman Dale -- whips the team into shape ... while also inciting controversy.
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, sincere, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: basketball, athlete and trainer, small town, underdog, high school, sport, championship, sport team, human spirit, ambition, redemption, contests and competitions ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 80s
Place: indiana, usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.5
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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: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, melancholic
Audience: teens
Plot: college, small town, basketball, coach, sport, youth, ambition, follow your dream, young lovers, college life, athlete and trainer, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: sentimental, touching, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: small town, teenage life, athlete's life, ambition, love and romance, hopes, youth, human nature, friendship, sport team, sport, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 4.8
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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, entertaining, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, teen drama, teens
Plot: high school athlete, faith, high school, belief in god, christianity, christian, alcohol, school, husband wife relationship, loss of father, marriage, catholic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, america, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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, captivating, sentimental, realistic
Plot: american football, brother brother relationship, teenage boy, party, family bonds, coming of age, sport, friendship, rivalry, society, sport team, dead mother ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, florida, united states, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
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Half Nelson (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Despite his dedication to the junior-high students who fill his classroom, idealistic teacher Dan Dunne leads a secret life of addiction that the majority of his students will never know. But things change when a troubled student Drey makes a ...
Style: talky, serious, depressing, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: teacher, teachers and students, loneliness, friendship, basketball, liberal, student, secret, coach, african american, ghetto, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The 5th Quarter (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the wake of a car crash that killed his brother, football player Jon Abbate leads his school's struggling team to its most successful season ever.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: family relations, car accident, coach, ambition, sport, athlete's life, social relations, family in crisis, contests and competitions, lifestyle, american football, gymnasium ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Tournament of Dreams (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Lady Cavaliers high school girls' basketball team is on the verge of extinction because of school budget cuts. The school's principal (Debbie Allen) is just about consign the Cavs to oblivion when the team and certain faculty members ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspense, twists and turns, touching ...
Plot: interracial friendship, racial slur, emotional abuse, interracial marriage, teen angst, first love, school, interracial relations, revenge, gay slur, father daughter relationship, african american ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.8
 1K
Walkout (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Walkout is the true story of a young Mexican American high school teacher, Sal Castro. He mentors a group of students in East Los Angeles, when the students decide to stage a peaceful walkout to protest the injustices of the public school system. ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: politics, discrimination, society, rebellion, teachers and students, fighting the system, lifestyle, righting the wronged, dedicated educator, rebelliousness, high school, injustice ...
Time: 60s, year 1969, year 1968
Place: los angeles, california, usa, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.9
 195K
Rocky IV (1985)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After iron man Drago, a highly intimidating 6-foot-5, 261-pound Soviet athlete, kills Apollo Creed in an exhibition match, Rocky comes to the heart of Russia for 15 pile-driving boxing rounds of revenge.
Style: suspenseful, tense, inspirational, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: boxing, underdog, boxer, victory, training, sport, vengeance, revenge, tough heroes, opponent, athlete and trainer, fight ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: ussr, soviet union, russia, siberia, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.9
 46K
He Got Game (1998)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A basketball player's father must try to convince him to go to a college so he can get a shorter sentence.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, touching, rough, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: basketball, redemption, prison, sport, forgiveness, domestic violence, college, warden, rejection, dysfunctional family, prodigy, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.2
 16K
Columbus (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a renowned architecture scholar falls suddenly ill during a speaking tour, his son Jin finds himself stranded in Columbus, Indiana - a small Midwestern city celebrated for its many significant modernist buildings. Jin strikes up a friendship ...
Style: sincere, captivating, touching
Plot: father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, architecture, korean american, small town, friendship, coma, library, family relations, family life, life is a bitch, couple relations ...
Time: year 1954, year 1950, year 2008, 2010s
Place: indiana, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Art of Racing in the Rain (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Enzo, a family dog with a near-human soul and a philosopher's mind, evaluates his life through the lessons learned by his human owner, the race-car driver Denny Swift.
Style: touching, tense, captivating, exciting, sentimental
Plot: dog, golden retriever, car race, racecar driver, car racing, sport, race, friend, automobile racing, ferrari, cars, reincarnation ...
Place: mongolia, seattle washington, washington state, seattle, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.3
 8K
Fat City (1972)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two men, working as professional boxers, come to blows when their careers each begin to take opposite momentum.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, captivating, serious, bleak ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, friendship, boxing, comeback, sport, rivalry, ambition, athlete's life, introspection, unfulfillment, boxing match, boxer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, northern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.8
 7K
Prefontaine (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: It's the true-life story of legendary track star Steve Prefontaine, the exciting and sometimes controversial "James Dean of Track," whose spirit captured the heart of the nation! Cocky, charismatic, and tough, "Pre" was a ...
Style: rough, sincere, serious, talky, factual ...
Plot: olympics, runner, sport, underdog, athlete's life, contests and competitions, human spirit, lifestyle, hopes, college, olympic gold medalist, justice ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s, year 1972 ...
Place: oregon, usa, munich germany, montreal quebec, mexico city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%