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Johnny Kapahala: Back on Board (2007)
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Johnny Kapahala: Back on Board (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Johnny Kapahala, a teen snowboarding champion from Vermont, returns to Oahu, Hawaii, for the wedding of his hero -- his grandfather, local surf legend Johnny Tsunami -- and to catch a few famous Kauai waves. When Johnny arrives, he meets his new family including "Uncle Chris" (the 12-year-old son of his new step-grandmother) who resents the upcoming marriage. Chris's only interest is to join a mountain boarding crew led by a teenage bully. When Johnny's grandfather and his new wife open a surf shop that also caters to mountain boarders, they are soon embroiled in a turf war with a rival shop owner who wants to shut their business down.
Style: humorous, inspirational, captivating, feel good, entertaining, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: contests and competitions, youth, family relations, family business, rivalry, friends, ambition, store, surfing, sport, teenage life, mountain, wedding, tsunami, blended family, interracial relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about ambition, contests and competitions, youth, rivalry, sport, friends and family relations mostly in Comedy, Sport and Family genres. Some movies like Johnny Kapahala: Back on Board: Johnny Tsunami (1999), Home Run Showdown (2015), Short Track (2008), Just 4 Kicks (2003), Break Point (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Johnny Tsunami (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Hawaiian teenage surfer shows off his skills when he takes to the snow slopes in Vermont.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: surfing, snowboard, skiing, friendship, sport, contests and competitions, friends, radical, teenage life, tsunami, winter sports, snowboarding ...
Time: 90s
Place: vermont, hawaii
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Home Run Showdown (2015)
Genre: Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two little league teams take on their coaches' sibling rivalry, and end up doing battle in a place the baseball world never expected: in the outfield of the Home Run Derby.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: ambition, young heroes, teenage life, family relations, sport, rivalry, youth, family, contests and competitions, parents and children, underdog, sport team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Eddie's Million Dollar Cook Off (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Eddie Ogden is his pa's pride and joy as well as the Groundhogs team's only asset as baseball talent. Then Eddie discovers a taste and talent for cuisine. Although his brothers Andy and Alex, and Pa as well as classmates enjoy his dishes, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: cooking, baseball, ambition, family relations, youth, contests and competitions, family, buddies, rivalry, teenage life, parents and children, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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57%
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Short Track (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Carolinian Blake Beckett (Pepper Sweeney), the son of a stock car racing legend, is a 4-time short track racing champion. Blake never made it to the speedways of the National Cup Racing circuit, but surely he could still have a shot? The daily life ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, exciting, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, sport, hopes, contests and competitions, follow your dream, youth, rise to the top, teenage life, family life, ambition, chases and races, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Just 4 Kicks (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Break Point (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jimmy Price is a reckless man-child on the last leg of his career as a doubles tennis player. When his latest partner drops him, he realizes he's officially burned all of his bridges on the pro circuit. He decides to make one last ditch effort ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, not serious ...
Plot: tennis, rivalry, sport, ambition, athlete's life, odd couple, contests and competitions, family relations, verbal byplay, underdog, siblings relations, male protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Story revolves around a young boxer, Izzy Daniels, who trains to follow in his father's footsteps by winning the Golden Glove. When his friend, Mary, however, asks him to substitute for a team member in a Double Dutch tournament, the young man ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, against the odds, human spirit, follow your dream, athlete's life, ambition, lifestyle, teenage life, contests and competitions, sport, rivalry, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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49%
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Best Player (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chris Sanders and Quincy are both involved in a video game called "Black Hole", and they both want to win the tournament with a $175,500 prize. Quincy then tries to sabotage Chris, but it all goes wrong, because Chris' mom Tracy ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: ambition, lifestyle, friendship, teenage life, family relations, rivalry, youth, parents and children, tournament, video game, contests and competitions, computers and web ...
Place: usa
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47%
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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, feel good, humorous, semi serious, sincere ...
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47%
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The Circuit (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sport, family, rivalry, contests and competitions, family relations, parents and children, youth, athlete's life, love, coming of age, ambition, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Hole in One (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eric, a highly-gifted golfer but radically-undisciplined college undergrad, finds his world drastically altered after losing a golf bet to a pair of sadistic plastic surgeons. Eric's bad-boy attitude lifestyle comes to a screeching halt as he ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Mr. Go (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: South Korea, China
Duration: 132 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining, light ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
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Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, preschoolers
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Duration: 92 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
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Country: USA
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Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
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Soccer Mom (2008)
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Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, realistic
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Spectacular! (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
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Duration: 93 min.
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Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, feel good ...
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Country: USA
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Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching
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Style: humorous, light, feel good, entertaining, captivating ...
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Ping Pong Summer (2014)
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Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
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Style: sincere, humorous, captivating, realistic, semi serious ...
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43%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
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Duration: 100 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
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Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic
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Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
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