Movies like Indian Horse

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Indian Horse (2017)
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Indian Horse (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Saul is a great native hockey player who overcomes racism in the 1970s then ultimately becomes tempted by alcoholism.
Plot: ice hockey, racism, first nations, assimilation, abuse, horse, native american, fight, teacher, religion, violence, forest, fishing, food, obsession, truck, death, family relations, snow, church, nun, orphan, racial discrimination, sleeping, cemetery ...
Time: 70s, year 1979, year 2008, year 1968, year 1959
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and psychological films with plots about friendship, drinking alcohol, father son relationship, drinking, family relations, drink and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama, Sport and Comedy genres. Some movies like Indian Horse: Touching Home (2008), The Way Back (2020), Wolves (2016), The Miracle Season (2018), Sorry We Missed You (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: redemption, parents and children, introspection, family problems, estrangement, small town, addiction, dream, baseball, twins, sport, going straight ...
Time: contemporary, quarry
Place: usa, colorado, phoenix arizona, arizona
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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, basketball movie
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
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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, captivating, tense, suspense, contemplative ...
Plot: student athlete, coach, teenager, teenage boy, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, basketball player, basketball, teenage girl, gambler, interracial friendship, college professor ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city
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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: rough, serious, touching, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: volleyball, high school, female athlete, friend, friendship, teenage girl, coach, unhappiness, party, gymnasium, funeral, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: year 2014, year 2011
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sorry We Missed You (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, Belgium
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A story exploring the issue of hardship in modern-day Britain through a young couple scraping to get by in a casual jobs market. A hard-up delivery driver and his carer wife are pushed to breaking point as they struggle to keep their family afloat ...
Style: sincere, psychological, realistic, disturbing
Plot: working class, husband wife relationship, bus, teenage boy, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, job interview, poverty, debt, graffiti, family, adaptation ...
Time: 2010s, year 1984, year 1996, year 2008
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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, realistic, sentimental
Plot: american football, brother brother relationship, teenage boy, party, family bonds, coming of age, sport, friendship, rivalry, society, scolding, resentment ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, florida, united states, alabama
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Pride (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 109 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: emotional, uplifting, serious, inspirational, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: swimming, racism, sport, against the odds, life is a bitch, ambition, rivalry, athlete's life, human spirit, youth, ghetto, interracial relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: philadelphia, usa, new orleans, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A rebellious youth, sentenced to a boy's reformatory for robbing a bakery, rises through the ranks of the institution through his prowess as a long distance runner. During his solitary runs, reveries of his life and times before his ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, sincere, psychological
Plot: prison, working class, rebellion, juvenile delinquency, rivalry, running, rebel, prison life, athlete's life, society, contests and competitions, realism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Skating to New York (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The coming-of-age journey of 5 teenage boys who leave their small, Canadian town behind and risk skating across Lake Ontario to New York on the coldest day of the year.
Style: captivating, sincere, light, unusual plot structure, psychological ...
Plot: skating, teenage protagonist, lake, friend, friendship, cold the temperature, hockey, teenage boy, family relations, coming of age, sport, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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1:54 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Tim is a bit of a loner. At school he gravitates towards another shy boy and they become friends. But the verbal and physical bullying by a gang of kids, as well as an aggressive use of social media, unsettle Tim’s new mate and he backs away from ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Sweet Hereafter (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A small mountain community in Canada is devastated when a school bus accident leaves more than a dozen of its children dead. A big-city lawyer arrives to help the survivors' and victims' families prepare a class-action suit, but his ...
Style: bleak, non-linear, emotional, atmospheric, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, family problems, incest, small town life, redemption, betrayal, lawyer, bus, family relations, artist, drowning, snow ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: canada, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.4
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Saint Ralph (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This Canadian made comedy/drama, set in Hamilton, Ontario in 1954, is a sweet and - at times - goofy story that becomes increasingly poignant as the minutes tick by. It's the fictional tale of a wayward 9th grader, Ralph (Adam Butcher), who is ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, sentimental, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: sport, friendship, coma, runner, human spirit, ambition, goodhearted, teachers and students, religion, coming of age, fighting the system, nun ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1954
Place: ireland, europe, boston, ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
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Paperback Hero (1973)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A hockey player in a small town begins to lose his grip on reality, and starts to believe that he is a gunslinger in the Old West.
Plot: ice hockey, shower, jail, teenage girl, convertible, gun, rifle, husband wife relationship, beer, older man younger woman relationship, bar, punch ...
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My Brother... Nikhil (2005)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Famous swimmer Nikhil Kapoor (Suri) deals with the repercussions of announcing the fact that he has HIV/AIDS.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: hopes, family relations, swimming, athlete's life, society, family problems, love and romance, lifestyle, against the odds, hiv positive, social outcast, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1989, year 1994, year 1987
Place: india, goa india
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48%
Gross Misconduct: The Life of Brian Spencer (1993)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A look into the life of troubled former hockey player Brian Spencer, who got into problems both on the ice and off because of his temper. The film also has a close focus on Spencer's father, and shows how he influenced Brian's life both ...
Plot: father son relationship, gay slur, riches to rags, gunfight, ice hockey, domestic violence, twin brother, hockey, death threat, rags to riches, husband wife relationship, violence ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Every Thing Will Be Fine (2015)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 118 min.
Story: One day, driving aimlessly around the outskirts of town after a trivial domestic quarrel, a writer named Tomas accidentally hits and kills a child. Will he be able to move on?
Style: touching, serious, emotional, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: redemption, introspection, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, loss of son, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, guilt, tragic event, depression, hit by a car, child murder, anguish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Style: tense, serious, realistic, rough
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Resurrecting the Champ (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Up-and-coming sports reporter rescues a homeless man ("Champ") only to discover that he is, in fact, a boxing legend believed to have passed away. What begins as an opportunity to resurrect Champ's story and escape the shadow of his ...
Style: touching, serious, uplifting, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: ex athlete, journalism, african american, boxing, newspaper, lifestyle, athlete's life, human spirit, sport, introspection, life is a bitch, hopes ...
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Waves (2019)
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Duration: 135 min.
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Style: psychological, thought provoking, touching, social, suspense
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Mommy (2014)
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Drown (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
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Story: Len is a Surf Lifesaving champion, a legend in the cloistered surf club just like his father. When the younger, faster, and fitter Phil arrives at the club, Len’s legendary status starts to crumble. Then Len sees Phil arriving in the company of ...
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Rocky III (1982)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Now the world champion, Rocky Balboa is living in luxury and only fighting opponents who pose no threat to him in the ring, until Clubber Lang challenges him to a bout. After taking a pounding from Lang, the humbled champ turns to former bitter ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, inspirational, suspense, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
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Net Worth (1995)
Genre: Drama, Sport
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Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of the NHL's early years, focusing on the battle between the players, led by Hall of Famer Ted Lindsay, and the owners, over issues of benefits, pensions and the like.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Country: Canada
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Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, rough ...
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Genre: Drama, Sport
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Boys (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
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Duration: 107 min.
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Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, semi serious, talky ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.8
 10K
Mouchette (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Robert Bresson plumbs great reservoirs of feelings with one of the most searing portraits of human desperation ever put on film.
Style: bleak, emotional, disturbing, stylized, gloomy ...
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Time: 60s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Jesus' Son (1999)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 107 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Marion Bridge (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three estranged sisters reunite to care for their dying mother and old conflicts and secrets return to the surface.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary
Place: canada, australia, nova scotia, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%