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 serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting, interesting and realistic films and TV shows about / with determination, death, storytelling, mentor, chase, vengeance, dialogue, redemption, violence and betrayal plots mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
determination
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determination movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as determination: Million Dollar Baby (2004), Peaky Blinders (2013), Miss Sloane (2016), Naruto (2002), Cast Away (2000), Prison Break (2005), Sword Art Online (2012), Horton Hears a Who! (2008), Sleepy Hollow (2013), The Impossible (2012).

List of determination movies

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 ...
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 8.8
 409K
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: atmospheric, captivating, tense, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, gang, crime boss, gang war, crimes, mob boss, determination, power struggle, cruelty, mafia, rise to the top ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s, 20s
Place: england, ireland
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 7.5
 70K
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: clever, political, tense, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: lobbyist, female protagonist, strong female character, career woman, determination, politics, world politics, courtroom, strong female lead, lawyer, fighting the system, business ...
Time: 21st century
Place: washington d.c., milwaukee wisconsin, new hampshire, massachusetts, michigan ...
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 83K
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: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: heroes, rivalry, master warrior, warrior, determination, training, good versus evil, adventure, ninja, friendship, danger, friends ...
Place: japan
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 7.8
 555K
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, suspense, serious, cerebral, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: survival, loneliness, isolation, desert island, stranded on an island, island, human spirit, solitude, courage, adventure, tropical island, air disaster ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: moscow russia, russia
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 501K
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: tense, exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, escape, prison life, fugitives, determination, confined, fbi, scheme, self sacrifice, manhunt, conspiracy, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Sword Art Online (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
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: exciting, stylized, touching, serious, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virtual reality, adventure, danger, monster, survival, trapped, master warrior, determination, swords and armor, warrior, rivalry, struggle ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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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: feel good, light, colourful, funny, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, toddlers
Plot: talking animals, adventure, rescue, determination, jungle, friends, fantasy world, friendship, elephant, family, teacher, save the day ...
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 59K
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, atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: legends and myths, good versus evil, supernatural, ghost, adventure, curses spells and rituals, escapades, ancient mystery, monster, victim, investigator, determination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 212K
The Impossible (2012)
Genre: 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: heartbreaking, motivational, captivating, disaster movie, suspense ...
Plot: survival, tsunami, natural disaster, catastrophe, family in danger, disaster film, courage, forces of nature, tragedy, destruction, danger, ocean ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia
Is relevant ?
 8.7
 32K
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: dark fantasy, exciting, epic, dark, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tragic hero, battles, one man army, vengeance, mercenary, massacre, destiny, heroes, danger, supernatural, supernatural ability, military ...
Time: middle ages, 90s
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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, stylized, humorous, dark fantasy, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, date night
Plot: ship, pirate, adventure, journey, supernatural, friendship, courage, sword fight, immortality, determination, friends, swashbuckler ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, singapore
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 8.4
 1.0M
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, touching, futuristic, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: loneliness, robot, outer space, happy ending, adventure, future dystopia, ecological disaster, space travel, imaginary, ecology, spacecraft, post apocalypse ...
Time: future, distant future
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 153K
Searching (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
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: suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: missing person, missing child, disappearance, missing daughter, social media, internet, missing girl, search and rescue, webcam, determination, police detective, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, year 2017, year 2019, year 2015, year 1971
Place: california, pittsburgh
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 1.1M
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: captivating, futuristic, stylized, intense, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: revolution, fighting the system, anti hero, vengeance, distopia, freedom, rebellion, future dystopia, society, vigilantism, mysterious character, revenge ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london, britain
Is relevant ?
 8.4
 59K
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, tense, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, coworker, police investigation, crimes, determination, lapd, riddles and clues, danger, suspicion, murder, superior officer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
Is relevant ?
 8.5
 1.4M
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, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: roman empire, vengeance, warrior, revenge, ancient rome, freedom, gladiator, courage, sword fight, master warrior, pride and honor, tragic hero ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: rome italy, italy, north africa, germany, spain
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Kengan Ashura (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action
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: suspense, intense, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: martial arts, fight to the death, arena, rivalry, fight, rivals, gladiator, secret organization, warrior, determination, master warrior, politics ...
Place: japan
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 6.8
 192K
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: disaster movie, serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: train, runaway train, chase, race against time, train crash, save the day, determination, danger, partners, helicopter, chases and races, passenger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh, california
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 59K
Mother (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A mother lives quietly with her twenty-eight-year-old son, Do-joon, providing herbs and acupuncture to neighbors. One day, a girl is brutally murdered, and Do-joon is charged with the killing. Now, it's his mother's call whether to prove ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, tense, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, investigation, parents and children, uncover truth, determination, amateur detective, arrest, single parent, mentally challenged, crime, crimes, desperation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002
Place: south korea, asia, korea, tokyo
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 291K
Public Enemies (2009)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Depression-era bank robber John Dillinger's charm and audacity endear him to much of America's downtrodden public, but he's also a thorn in the side of J. Edgar Hoover and the fledgling FBI. Desperate to capture the elusive outlaw, ...
Style: stylized, captivating, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, criminal heroes, gunfight, bank robbery, master criminal, group of criminals, chase, crime, legendary, organized crime, crimes, partners ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 70s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois, tucson arizona, south dakota ...
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 436K
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad unit must come together in a city where everyone is a potential enemy and every object could be a deadly bomb.
Style: realistic, tense, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, iraq war, army, sniper, marines, military, terrorism, war, u.s. army, bomb squad, determination, peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, 2000s
Place: middle east, iraq, baghdad iraq, new york
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 3K
Hazbin Hotel (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Musical
Country: USA
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.
Plot: demon, hell, punishment, afterlife, direction and purpose, violence, follow your dream, heaven and hell, lucifer, dreams, redemption, hotel ...
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 7.1
 69K
Invincible (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Inspired by the true story of Vince Papale, a man with nothing to lose who ignored the staggering odds and made his dream come true. When the coach of Papale's beloved hometown football team hosted an unprecedented open tryout, the public ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, serious, sincere, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: underdog, american football, football, against the odds, follow your dream, determination, teacher, sport, team, teamwork, athlete's life, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: philadelphia, usa, united states, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 34K
Black (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: India, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Black is an adaptation of Helen Keller's autobiography. Black revolves around a blind and deaf girl, and her relationship with her teacher who himself later develops Alzheimer's disease.
Style: uplifting, touching, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: mute or deaf, teacher, struggle, disability, determination, teachers and students, communication problem, graduation, human spirit, blind character, rehabilitation, optimism ...
Place: india
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Eddie the Eagle (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Family, 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, based on true events, light ...
Plot: life, olympics, coach, determination, skiing, following a dream, athlete, dream, obsession, follow your dream, destiny, winter olympics ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: britain, england, london
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The Princess Bride (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, 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, exciting, cult film ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, kids, pre-teens ...
Plot: true love, imaginary kingdom, prince, adventure, love and romance, save the princess, screwball, friendship, warrior, giant, engaged, determination ...
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 55K
Working Girl (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Witty, romantic look at life in the corporate jungle. Tess McGill is an ambitious secretary with a unique approach for climbing the ladder to success. When her classy, but villainous boss breaks a leg skiing, Tess takes over her office, her ...
Style: captivating, feel good, talky, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: workplace romance, secretary, business, career woman, rise to the top, career, love and romance, boss, wall street, hopes, determination, workplace ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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 5.9
 36K
Kidnap (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A mother (in her Minivan) stops at nothing to recover her kidnapped son.
Style: surprise ending, realistic, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, abduction, single mother, strong female lead, danger, rescue, child in peril, track down, child abduction, determination, mercilessness, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, louisiana
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 210K
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: sentimental, captivating, uplifting, touching, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: athlete's life, boxing, boxer, comeback, training, fight, underdog, sport, against the odds, human spirit, determination, aging ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, usa, las vegas
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