One last chance movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant one last chance movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, entertaining, touching, suspenseful and exciting films and TV shows about / with one last chance, mentor, dialogue, destiny, chase, transformation, catastrophe, storytelling, redemption and life philosophy plots mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Action genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as one last chance: The 100 (2014), Battle Los Angeles (2011), Pacific Rim (2013), Sunshine (2007), Star Trek Into Darkness (2013), Appleseed Alpha (2014), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Independence Day (1996), Without Name (2009), Trouble with the Curve (2012).
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Sunshine (2007)
Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
UK, USA
107 min.
 7.3
Pacific Rim (2013)
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
USA
131 min.
 6.9
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Beyond the Farthest Star (2015)
Drama, Family, Thriller
USA
119 min.
 7.6
Appleseed Alpha (2014)
Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Japan, USA
93 min.
 6.6

List of one last chance movies

 7.8
 161K
The 100 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Based on the books by Kass Morgan, this show takes place 100 years in the future, when the Earth has been abandoned due to radioactivity. The last surviving humans live on an ark orbiting the planet — but the ark won't last forever. So the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, leadership, danger, space station, young heroes, rivalry, betrayal, rebellion, against the rules, youth, vestiges of humanity, fate of humanity ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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Battle Los Angeles (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Earth is attacked by unknown forces. As people everywhere watch the world's great cities fall, Los Angeles becomes the last stand for mankind in a battle no one expected. It's up to a Marine staff sergeant and his new platoon to draw a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, chaos, survival, heroic mission, danger, save the world, marines, ufo, alien encounter, military, soldier, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, san diego california, santa monica california
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 6.9
 432K
Pacific Rim (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: ...
Style: serious, exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, androids and robots, save the world, monster, danger, deadly creature, battles, heroes, space and aliens, giant, heroic mission, anti heroes ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: tokyo, asia, pacific ocean, australia, hong kong ...
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 7.3
 213K
Sunshine (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fifty years into the future, the sun is dying, and Earth is threatened by arctic temperatures. A team of astronauts is sent to revive the Sun — but the mission fails. Seven years later, a new team is sent to finish the mission as mankind’s last ...
Style: futuristic, psychological, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, save the world, danger, expedition, heroic mission, bomb, earth, astronaut, isolation, race against time ...
Time: future
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Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, outer space, space wars, space and aliens, heroic mission, good versus evil, adventure, team, friendship, imaginary, power relations ...
Time: future, 23rd century
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Appleseed Alpha (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on the comic book by the creator of Ghost in the Shell, a young female soldier Deunan and her cyborg partner Briareos survive through the post World War 3 apocalyptic New York in search of human's future hope, the legendary city of ...
Style: futuristic, serious, stylized, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heroes, mecha, cyberpunk, androids and robots, battle zone, master warrior, war, save the world, survival, heroic mission, tough heroes, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: new york, japan, tokyo
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Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.
Style: humorous, exciting, futuristic, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, save the world, good versus evil, space travel, adventure, superhero, space and aliens, team, unlikely partners, danger, heroes ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
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Independence Day (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: On July 2, a giant alien mothership enters orbit around Earth and deploys several dozen saucer-shaped 'destroyer' spacecraft that quickly lay waste to major cities around the planet. On July 3, the United States conducts a coordinated ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, ufo, invasion, alien encounter, save the world, end of the world, alien, aliens, patriotism, battle, spacecraft ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, moscow russia, big ben london, utah, sydney australia ...
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 7.6
 29K
Without Name (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set on the border, where Mexico becomes the crucible and the fearsome gangs of today’s Mexican countryside, the gauntlet, to freedom. The stories of a girl living in Honduras and hungering for a brighter future, and two teen gang members, for whom ...
Style: disturbing, serious, bleak, realistic, epic ...
Plot: gang, juvenile delinquency, immigrants, social problems, chase, rape, hopes, youth, tragic love, family reunited, belief, lifestyle change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, central america, guatemala, new jersey ...
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Trouble with the Curve (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Slowed by age and failing eyesight, crack baseball scout Gus Lobel takes his grown daughter along as he checks out the final prospect of his career. Along the way, the two renew their bond, and she catches the eye of a young player-turned-scout.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, gloomy, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, chick flick
Plot: aging, baseball, father daughter relationship, motel room, cigar smoking, lawyer, on the road, golden years, sport, parents and children, elderly, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, georgia, usa, boston, california
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 7.6
 16K
Wadjda (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Saudi Arabia, Netherlands, Germany, Jordan, United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Wadjda is a 10-year-old girl living in a suburb of Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. Although she lives in a conservative world, Wadjda is fun loving, entrepreneurial and always pushing the boundaries of what she can get away with. After a fight ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, breathtaking ...
Plot: school, bicycle, muslim, rebellion, rebelliousness, discrimination, independence, childhood, gender, urban, dreams, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: saudi arabia, middle east, iran, japan
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 6.6
 358K
Armageddon (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: When an asteroid threatens to collide with Earth, NASA honcho Dan Truman determines the only way to stop it is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear bomb. This leads him to renowned driller Harry Stamper, who agrees to helm the dangerous ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: space travel, save the world, self sacrifice, outer space, nasa, astronaut, apocalypse, asteroid, adventure, heroic mission, race against time, fate of humanity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, paris france, washington d.c., shanghai china, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
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 6.2
 147K
Deep Impact (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A seven-mile-wide space rock is hurtling toward Earth, threatening to obliterate the planet. Now, it's up to the president of the United States to save the world. He appoints a tough-as-nails veteran astronaut to lead a joint American-Russian ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, serious, suspense, epic ...
Plot: tsunami, nasa, astronomer, astronaut, end of the world, natural disaster, asteroids and comets, comet, race against time, president, self sacrifice, anti heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, future
Place: tucson arizona, langley virginia, manhattan new york city, paris france, washington d.c.
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Last Chance Harvey (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In London for his daughter's wedding, a struggling jingle-writer, Harvey Shine, misses his plane to New York, and thus loses his job. While drowning his sorrows in the airport pub, Harvey meets Kate, a British government worker stuck in an ...
Style: touching, uplifting, serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, american in the uk, romance, love and romance, fall in love, parent child relationship, parents and children, singleness, down on your luck, life is a bitch, couples, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, new jersey
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The First Grader (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Kenya
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The true story of an 84 year-old Kenyan villager and ex Mau Mau freedom fighter who fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, uplifting ...
Plot: school, village, teacher, student, education, dedicated educator, golden years, uniform, underdog, blind ambition, human spirit, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s, year 1963
Place: kenya, africa
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 7.6
 6K
Third Star (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James and his three closest lifelong friends go on an ill-advised trip to the stunning coastal area of Barafundle Bay in West Wales. What follows is a touching and comical adventure dealing with friendship, heroism and love.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: best friends, friendship, dealing with death, on the road, introspection, cancer, wilderness, hopes, friends, obsessive quest, terminal illness, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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The Angels' Share (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Narrowly avoiding jail, new dad Robbie vows to turn over a new leaf. A visit to a whisky distillery inspires him and his mates to seek a way out of their hopeless lives.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sincere, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: community service, whiskey, petty criminal, going straight, drugs/alcohol, working class, partners, buddies, misfit partners, moral dilemma, couple relations, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland, edinburgh scotland
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 6.4
 124K
The Last Stand (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ray Owens is sheriff of the quiet US border town of Sommerton Junction after leaving the LAPD following a bungled operation. Following his escape from the FBI, a notorious drug baron, his gang, and a hostage are heading toward Sommerton Junction ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, small town, tough law enforcer, hostage, fbi, escape, prisoner, machine gun, convoy, sheriff, drug lord, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, arizona, las vegas, california, mexico
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 7.4
 125K
Begin Again (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A long lost music producer finds a singer-songwriter right about the moment he has given up all hope on life.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: music, musician's life, father daughter relationship, relationships, folk, showbiz, urban, artists and showbiz, city life, parents and children, family relations, one last chance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.8
 47K
Draft Day (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: At the NFL Draft, general manager Sonny Weaver has the opportunity to rebuild his team when he trades for the number one pick. He must decide what he's willing to sacrifice on a life-changing day for a few hundred young men with NFL dreams.
Style: talky, exciting, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: sport, sport team, football, negotiation, ambition, boss and employee, workplace situations, hopes, power relations, disorder, workplace, scout ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, ohio, usa, san francisco
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Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of failing high school students -- Bill S. Preston, Esquire and Ted "Theodore" Logan -- are visited by a time traveler from the future who takes them on an adventure through time to gather up actual historical figures to help them ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, adventure, heavy metal, time machine, high school, hopes, youth, disorder, sent to the past, best friend, misfit partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, 1810s, 1900s ...
Place: california, ancient greece
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 7.5
 38K
The Natural (1984)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: An unknown middle-aged batter named Roy Hobbs with a mysterious past appears out of nowhere to take a losing 1930s baseball team to the top of the league in this magical sports fantasy. With the aid of a bat cut from a lightning struck tree, Hobbs ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, atmospheric, touching, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: baseball, femme fatale, sport, corruption, underdog, americana, redemption, haunted by the past, comeback, childhood sweetheart, athlete's life, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois
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 7.6
 38K
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, serious, sincere, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: basketball, sport, redemption, high school, athlete and trainer, small town, underdog, championship, contests and competitions, son, parent child relationship, high school sports ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: indiana, usa, texas, california
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 6.4
 66K
Space Cowboys (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Frank Corvin, ‘Hawk’ Hawkins, Jerry O'Neill and ‘Tank’ Sullivan were hotdog members of Project Daedalus, the Air Force's test program for space travel, but their hopes were dashed in 1958 with the formation of NASA and the use of ...
Style: clever, humorous, exciting, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, nasa, astronaut, adventure, satellite, anti heroes, race against time, elderly, save the world, heroic mission, chases and races, space and aliens ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1958, 1950s
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Can't Hardly Wait (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's graduation day at Huntington Hills High, and you know what that means - time to party. And not just any party, either. This one will be a night to remember, as the nerds become studs, the jocks are humiliated, and freshman crushes blossom ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: graduation, friends, high school, coming of age, party, nerd, love letter, costume, rock band, college, romance, high school life ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
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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: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: baseball, sport, coach, small town, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, high school, americana, small town life, sport team, ambition, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s
Place: iowa, usa
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 6.7
 3K
Cape No. 7 (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Aga, a band singer, returns to Hengchun with frustration. Tomoko is a Japanese model assigned to organize a local warm-up band for the Japanese super star beach concert. Together with other five ordinary Hengchun residents who were not expected to ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, rock, underdog, music, ambition, artists and showbiz, music band, romance, contests and competitions, nothing goes right, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, taiwan
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 6.6
 8K
Blackthorn (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: Spain, France, Bolivia, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Bolivia, Butch Cassidy (now calling himself James Blackthorne) pines for one last sight of home, an adventure that aligns him with a young robber and makes the duo a target for gangs and lawmen alike.
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Plot: desert, on the run, miner, robbery, friendship, native, criminal heroes, chases and races, escapades, partners, buddies, fugitives ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
Place: latin america, bolivia, mine, south america
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 5.5
 84K
The Core (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, UK
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Geophysicist Dr. Josh Keyes discovers that an unknown force has caused the earth's inner core to stop rotating. With the planet's magnetic field rapidly deteriorating, our atmosphere literally starts to come apart at the seams with ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, entertaining, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: end of the world, nasa, adventure, anti heroes, race against time, save the world, heroic mission, natural disaster, chases and races, danger, heroes, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: washington d.c., rome italy, u.s. capitol building
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Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Amiable slackers Bill and Ted are once again roped into a fantastical adventure when De Nomolos, a villain from the future, sends evil robot duplicates of the two lads to terminate and replace them. The robot doubles actually succeed in killing Bill ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: time travel, afterlife, heavy metal, robot, heaven, devil, adventure, seance, misfit partners, farce, high school, verbal byplay ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 80s
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