Determination movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant determination movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, serious, interesting, entertaining, suspenseful and clever films and TV shows about / with determination, death, storytelling, mentor, suspense, redemption, courage, vengeance, danger and destiny plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
determination movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as determination: Miss Sloane (2016), Million Dollar Baby (2004), Cast Away (2000), Peaky Blinders (2013), The Impossible (2012), Prison Break (2005), Bosch (2014), Eddie the Eagle (2015), Sleepy Hollow (2013), Horton Hears a Who! (2008).

List of determination movies

Miss Sloane (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, Canada, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: An ambitious lobbyist faces off against the powerful gun lobby in an attempt to pass gun control legislation.
Style: political, clever, tense, intellectual, cerebral ...
Plot: lobbyist, politics, world politics, career woman, female protagonist, determination, lawyer, suspense, strong female character, business, fighting the system, courtroom ...
Time: 21st century
Place: washington d.c., colorado, japan, virginia, asia ...
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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, sad, touching, depressing, bleak ...
Audience: girls' night, kids
Plot: boxing, sport, euthanasia, female protagonist, female boxer, determination, mentor protege relationship, underdog, human spirit, athlete's life, female athlete, tragedy ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, europe, las vegas, london ...
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Cast Away (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Chuck, a top international manager for FedEx, and Kelly, a Ph.D. student, are in love and heading towards marriage. Then Chuck's plane to Malaysia ditches at sea during a terrible storm. He's the only survivor, and he washes up on a tiny ...
Style: captivating, psychological, serious, emotional, sad ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, date night
Plot: survival, loneliness, isolation, island, desert island, air disaster, stranded on an island, lost at sea, courage, solitude, determination, survivor ...
Time: 20th century, year 1999, year 1995, year 2000, 2000s ...
Place: moscow russia, russia, fictional island
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Peaky Blinders (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.
Style: serious, atmospheric, tense, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, gang, mafia, gang war, determination, cruelty, crime boss, power struggle, rivalry, society, family relations ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, ireland, britain, london
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The Impossible (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Spain, Thailand, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In December 2004, close-knit family Maria, Henry and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand. But the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare when a terrifying roar rises from the depths of ...
Style: motivational, heartbreaking, emotional, touching, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, survival, catastrophe, ocean, courage, suspense, tsunami, forces of nature, destruction, hopes, family in danger ...
Time: year 2004, 2000s, 21st century
Place: thailand, southeast asia, asia
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Prison Break (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Due to a political conspiracy, an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother, who makes it his mission to deliberately get himself sent to the same prison in order to break the both of them out, from the inside out.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, fugitives, determination, escape, prison life, conspiracy, confined, scheme, fbi, brother, self sacrifice, siblings relations ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: texas, california, usa
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Bosch (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Michael Connelly's best-selling novels, these are the stories of relentless LAPD homicide Detective Harry Bosch who pursues justice at all costs. But behind his tireless momentum is a man who is haunted by his past and struggles to ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, tense, neo noir ...
Plot: law enforcement, coworker, police detective, police, determination, murder investigation, homicide detective, suspicion, murder, father daughter relationship, riddles and clues, police investigation ...
Time: future, 2010s, 2020s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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Eddie the Eagle (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, Sport
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, Eddie the Eagle is a feel-good story about Michael "Eddie" Edwards (Taron Egerton), an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself - even as an entire nation was counting him ...
Style: inspirational, feel good, motivational, emotional, art house ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: life, skiing, determination, olympics, athlete, following a dream, sport, winter olympics, destiny, coach, athletic training, winter sports ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: england, london, britain
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Sleepy Hollow (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Ichabod Crane is resurrected and pulled two and a half centuries through time to unravel a mystery that dates all the way back to the founding fathers.
Style: gothic, scary, atmospheric, serious, bloody ...
Plot: supernatural, characters in danger, ghost, legends and myths, victim, investigator, determination, fate of humanity, curses spells and rituals, murder, time travel, investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Horton Hears a Who! (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: One day, Horton the elephant hears a cry from help coming from a speck of dust. Even though he can't see anyone on the speck, he decides to help it. As it turns out, the speck of dust is home to the Whos, who live in their city of Whoville. ...
Style: light, feel good, colourful, funny, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, toddlers
Plot: talking animals, determination, friends, rescue, jungle, elephant, friendship, fantasy world, animals, creativity, children, goofy hero ...
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Naruto (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Many years ago, in the hidden village of Konoha, lived a great demon fox. When it swung one of it's nine tails, a tsunami occurred. The fourth hokage sealed this demon fox inside a boy in exchange for his own life. Naruto was that boy, and he ...
Style: anime, exciting, semi serious, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: determination, friends, friendship, rivalry, ninja, master warrior, training, good versus evil, teenage life, team, heroes, youth ...
Place: japan
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Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Captain Barbossa, long believed to be dead, has come back to life and is headed to the edge of the Earth with Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann. But nothing is quite as it seems.
Style: exciting, entertaining, stylized, humorous, dark fantasy ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night ...
Plot: pirate, ship, swashbuckler, fantasy world, sword fight, supernatural, friends, friendship, courage, journey, determination, obstacle ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: singapore, caribbean, fictional island
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Searching (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After his 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a desperate father breaks into her laptop to look for clues to find her. A thriller that unfolds entirely on computer screens.
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, missing person, father daughter relationship, suspense, social media, disappearance, missing child, mysterious disappearance, search and rescue, internet, instagram, facebook ...
Time: future, year 2017, year 2019, year 1971, year 2015 ...
Place: california, pittsburgh
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Sword Art Online (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The players of a virtual reality MMORPG, Sword Art Online, are trapped and fighting for their very lives. After it is announced that the only way to leave the game is by beating it, Kirito—a very powerful swordsman—and his friends take on a ...
Style: anime, exciting, stylized, serious, touching ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: sword fight, determination, virtual reality, monster, struggle, trapped, master warrior, rivalry, survival, swords and armor, computers and web, heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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True Grit (2010)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: revenge, vengeance, cowboy, bounty hunter, old west, justice, gunfight, runaway, determination, texas ranger, teenage girl, death of father ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 20th century
Place: arkansas, texas, oklahoma, california, usa
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127 Hours (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston's remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah.
Style: inspirational, psychological, breathtaking, intense, thought provoking ...
Plot: survival, isolation, suspense, trapped, mountain, loneliness, courage, human spirit, alone, climbing, canyon, life philosophy ...
Time: 2000s, year 2003, 21st century
Place: utah, usa
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V for Vendetta (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In a world in which Great Britain has become a fascist state, a masked vigilante known only as 'V' conducts guerrilla warfare against the oppressive British government. When 'V' rescues a young woman from the secret police, he ...
Style: futuristic, philosophical, stylized, intense, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: distopia, revolution, revenge, vengeance, fighting the system, freedom, society, vigilante, superhero, rebellion, vigilantism, mysterious character ...
Time: future, near future, 2020s
Place: london, england, britain, big ben london, europe
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Unstoppable (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A runaway train, transporting deadly, toxic chemicals, is barreling down on Stanton, Pennsylvania, and only two men can stop it: a veteran engineer and a young conductor. Thousands of lives hang in the balance as these ordinary heroes attempt to ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, intense, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: train, runaway train, train crash, race against time, chase, disaster, save the day, suspense, train engineer, train wreck, determination, partners ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, north america, pittsburgh, california
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Gladiator (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Malta, Morocco
Duration: 155 min.
Story: In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to ...
Style: epic, captivating, breathtaking, emotional, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, manly, teens, date night
Plot: revenge, ancient rome, vengeance, sword fight, roman empire, ancient history, gladiator, warrior, courage, slavery, freedom, pride and honor ...
Time: ancient times, 50s, middle ages
Place: rome italy, italy, ancient greece, germany, north africa ...
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Berserk (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Guts, a man who calls himself "The Black Swordsman" looks upon his days serving as a member of a group of mercenaries, the Band of the Hawk, nicknamed "the Grim Reaper of the Battlefield." Led by an ambitious, ruthless, and ...
Style: anime, exciting, dark fantasy, epic, slasher ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: tragic hero, battles, destiny, vengeance, sword fight, one man army, mercenary, rivalry, supernatural, massacre, heroes, determination ...
Time: middle ages, 90s
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The Princess Bride (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this enchantingly cracked fairy tale, the beautiful Princess Buttercup and the dashing Westley must overcome staggering odds to find happiness amid six-fingered swordsmen, murderous princes, Sicilians and rodents of unusual size. But even death ...
Style: fairy tale, touching, feel good, entertaining, affectionate ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, chick flick, date night ...
Plot: pirate, love and romance, true love, princess, imaginary kingdom, revenge, sword fight, save the princess, friendship, prince, swashbuckler, obstacle ...
Time: middle ages, victorian era, 15th century
Place: canada
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The Bridge (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Norway
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When a body is found on the bridge between Denmark and Sweden, right on the border, Danish inspector Martin Rohde and Swedish Saga Norén have to share jurisdiction and work together to find the killer.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, tense, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, multiple suspects, murder, police detective, murder investigation, twists and turns, partners against crime, mind game, videotaping, riddles and clues, forensics ...
Time: 21st century
Place: sweden, denmark, scandinavia, copenhagen, europe ...
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Kengan Ashura (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sport
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Since the Edo periods of Japan, gladiator arenas exist in certain areas. In these arenas, wealthy business owners and merchants hire gladiators to fight in unarmed combat where winner takes all. Toki Taouma, nicknamed "Ashura," joins these ...
Style: anime, exciting, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: martial arts, arena, rivalry, rivals, suspense, secret organization, determination, fight, politics, master warrior, fight to the death, challenge ...
Place: japan
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Men of Honor (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Against formidable odds -- and an old-school diving instructor embittered by the U.S. Navy's new, less prejudicial policies -- Carl Brashear sets his sights on becoming the Navy's first African-American master diver in this uplifting true ...
Style: inspirational, touching, motivational, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: racism, african american, military, u.s. navy, human spirit, courage, racial discrimination, navy, racial segregation, against the odds, prejudice, diving ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s
Place: cuba, new jersey, africa, usa, pacific ocean
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Ice Age (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: With the impending ice age almost upon them, a mismatched trio of prehistoric critters – Manny the woolly mammoth, Diego the saber-toothed tiger and Sid the giant sloth – find an orphaned infant and decide to return it to its human parents. ...
Style: feel good, road movie, touching, humorous, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, pre-teens ...
Plot: talking animals, animals, unlikely friendships, friendship, good versus evil, ice age, heroic mission, life risking, odd couple, heroes, friends, animal life ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, prehistory
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Hazbin Hotel (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 32 min.
TV show
Story: In attempt to find a non-violent alternative for reducing Hell's overpopulation, the daughter of Lucifer opens a rehabilitation hotel that offers a group of misfit demons a chance at redemption.
Style: anime, sitcom
Audience: teens
Plot: hell, the underworld, demon, direction and purpose, follow your dream, punishment, afterlife, redemption, hotel, dreams, heaven and hell, violence ...
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Rocky Balboa (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When he loses a highly publicized virtual boxing match to ex-champ Rocky Balboa, reigning heavyweight titleholder, Mason Dixon retaliates by challenging Rocky to a nationally televised, 10-round exhibition bout. To the surprise of his son and ...
Style: inspirational, sincere, touching, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, manly, family outing
Plot: boxing, sport, father son relationship, athlete's life, fight, comeback, boxer, training, aging, life philosophy, life, human spirit ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa, las vegas
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Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Major Bill Cage is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously demoted and dropped into combat. Cage is killed within minutes, managing to take an alpha alien down with him. He awakens back at the beginning of the same ...
Style: futuristic, mind bending, exciting, suspenseful, heroic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: time loop, time travel, alien invasion, alien, soldier, military, battles, invasion, repeated event, changing the past or future, time paradox, evil alien ...
Time: future, near future
Place: france, paris france, united kingdom, europe, big ben london ...
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WALL·E (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: WALL·E is the last robot left on an Earth that has been overrun with garbage and all humans have fled to outer space. For 700 years he has continued to try and clean up the mess, but has developed some rather interesting human-like qualities. When ...
Style: feel good, futuristic, touching, emotional, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, chick flick ...
Plot: loneliness, robot, distopia, space travel, love, post apocalypse, ecology, space, happy ending, technology, society, ecological disaster ...
Time: future, distant future
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Infinity Train (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: 13-year-old Tulip finds herself on a mysterious train with an endless number of cars, each one its own universe, and must find a way to get home.
Style: exciting, psychological, captivating, mysterious, anime ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, teenager, self discovery, family relations, mysticism, introspection, determination, young heroes, robot, broken promise, alternate dimension, journey ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: wisconsin, minnesota, italy
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