Playing catch movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant playing catch movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious and emotional films and TV shows about / with playing catch, storytelling, family relations, father son relationship, boy, life philosophy, catastrophe, teenager, dialogue and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as playing catch: The Sandlot (1993), Instant Family (2018), A Stranger to Love (1996), Take Me to the River (2015), Lake Consequence (1993), My Neighbors the Yamadas (1999), The Choice (2016), Catching Faith (2015), The BFG (2016), Alan & Naomi (1992).

List of playing catch movies

The Sandlot (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Scotty Smalls moves to a new neighborhood with his mom and stepdad, and wants to learn to play baseball. The neighborhood baseball guru Rodriquez takes Smalls under his wing. They fall into adventures involving baseball, treehouse sleep-ins, the ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, sentimental, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: baseball, coming of age, friendship, sport, dog, childhood, adventure, small town, unlikely friendships, team, family, summer ...
Time: 60s, 80s, year 1962, 20th century, 50s
Place: utah, california, usa
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Instant Family (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Pete and Ellie decide to start a family, they stumble into the world of foster care adoption. They hope to take in one small child but when they meet three siblings, including a rebellious 15 year old girl, they find themselves speeding from ...
Style: feel good, sweet, funny, sincere, light ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, teens
Plot: parenting, adoption, foster parent, foster home, adolescence, adoptive father adopted son relationship, family relations, parents and children, family, court hearing, anger, problem child ...
Place: usa, california
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A Stranger to Love (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In this Hallmark story, Allan is a normal middleaged man with a wife and two kids. When Alan is suddenly attacked one night, he loses his memory, leading his family to believe that he is dead.
Plot: car theft, chef, homecoming, presumed dead, missing person, memory loss, heist, missing husband, father son reunion, family business, homeless man, middle aged man ...
Place: dallas texas, tucson arizona
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Take Me to the River (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A naive California teen plans to remain above the fray at his Nebraskan family reunion, but a strange encounter places him at the center of a long-buried family secret.
Style: ambiguous ending, suspense, sincere, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: cousin cousin relationship, family secret, river, gay, suspicion, injustice, child abuse, summer, threat, farm, boy, lgbt ...
Place: nebraska
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Lake Consequence (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Irene, a thirty-something housewife with a successfull husband and a young son, has her life thrown in a spin when she becomes attracted to Billy, a member of a landscape crew outside her house. When Irene's husband and son leave for a weekend ...
Style: sexual, erotic, sexy, realistic, serious
Plot: erotica, sex, infidelity, love affair, midlife crisis, voyeurism, threesome, sexploitation, cheating wife, nudity (full frontal - brief), lake, horny wife ...
Time: 90s
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My Neighbors the Yamadas (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Yamadas are a typical middle class Japanese family in urban Tokyo and this film shows us a variety of episodes of their lives. With tales that range from the humourous to the heartbreaking, we see this family cope with life's little ...
Style: manga, semi serious, stylized, touching, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, family, urban setting, coming of age, parenting, teenager, surrealism, grandmother, middle class, family relations, eccentric family, family life ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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The Choice (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Travis and Gabby first meet as neighbors in a small coastal town and wind up in a relationship that is tested by life's most defining events.
Style: romantic, touching, emotional, scenic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, date night
Plot: love, romance, true love, fall in love, couples, love and romance, couple relations, destiny, happy ending, moral dilemma, love triangle, life & death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1988, year 1946, year 1989
Place: north carolina, usa, south carolina
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Catching Faith (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: From the outside, Alexa has the perfect life. Her son is the high school football star, daughter a straight A student and her husband is CFO of a booming start-up company. The sudden death ...
Style: christian film, light, uplifting, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, teens, teen drama
Plot: christian, faith, religion, american football, high school student, high school athlete, high school, christianity, belief in god, football, football player, high school football ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, wisconsin, america
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The BFG (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, India, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The BFG is no ordinary bone-crunching giant. He is far too nice and jumbly. It's lucky for Sophie that he is. Had she been carried off in the middle of the night by the Bloodbottler, or any of the other giants—rather than the BFG—she would ...
Style: fairy tale, colourful, entertaining, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: magic, giant, imagination, family, friendship, adventure, childhood, dream, fantasy world, little girl, orphan, queen ...
Place: england, london
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Alan & Naomi (1992)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Naomi, a young refugee from Nazi-occupied Paris, moves into Alan Silverman’s building in New York, he does his best to avoid her. But despite Naomi's strange behavior and the language barrier, they slowly develop a deep and touching ...
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: world war two, coming of age, youth, children, post traumatic stress disorder, family relations, friendship, haunted by the past, against humanity, misfit, dealing with death, battles ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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Savages (1972)
Genre: Fantasy, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A tribe of primitive "mudpeople" encounter a croquet ball, rolling through their forest. Following it, they find themselves on a vast, deserted Long Island estate. Entering, they begin to become civilized and assume the stereotypical roles ...
Style: suspense, cynical, biting, clever, humorous ...
Plot: forest, satire, estate, culture clash, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, transvestite, lesbian, female nudity, party, hostess, maid ...
Time: 1930s, stone age
Place: new york
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The Christmas Secret (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: While her life is falling apart, single mother Christine finds a magical family heirloom that leads to love and good fortune during Christmas.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, romantic, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, true love, single parent, holiday, life turned upside down, downfall, parents and children, down on your luck, couple relations, custody, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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Happythankyoumoreplease (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Captures a generational moment - young people on the cusp of truly growing up, tiring of their reflexive cynicism, each in their own ways struggling to connect and define what it means to love and be loved. Six New Yorkers juggle love, friendship, ...
Style: touching, melancholic, emotional, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: relationships, romance, coming of age, friendship, existentialism, loneliness, lifestyle, multiple storylines, couples, writers, writer's life, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, los angeles, new jersey, usa
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Chocolate (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An autistic woman with powerful martial art skills looks to settle her ailing mother's debts by seeking out the ruthless gangs that owe her family money.
Style: brutal, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, gangsters, vengeance, debt, fight, women, hitman, revenge, treatment, financial problem, tough girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: thailand, tokyo, hong kong, japan, asia
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Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After their father is called into work, two young boys, Walter and Danny, are left in the care of their teenage sister, Lisa, and told they must stay inside. Walter and Danny, who anticipate a boring day, are shocked when they begin playing Zathura, ...
Style: exciting, intense, semi serious, captivating, futuristic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, chick flick, girls' night ...
Plot: adventure, robot, space travel, board game, alien, family, sibling rivalry, brother brother relationship, game, stranded, youth, when the parents are away ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa
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War of the Worlds (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop of his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, futuristic ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, apocalypse, alien invasion, end of the world, survival, space and aliens, disaster, invasion, evil alien, destruction, first contact, fate of humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, chicago illinois, paris france ...
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A Pig's Tale (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Kids' comedy with all the clichés. Six boys (hero, pudgy, dumb, romeo, etc), reluctantly sent to summer camp, are grouped together in a ramshackle hut, and instantly identified as losers and outcasts by the overconfident camp bullies, who ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: summer camp, coming of age, youth, bully, prank, rivalry, crush, water skiing, childhood, archery, summer, campfire story ...
Time: 90s
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The Object of My Affection (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A pregnant New York social worker begins to develop romantic feelings for her gay best friend, and decides she'd rather raise her child with him, much to the dismay of her overbearing boyfriend.
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: gay, pregnancy, friendship, love, fall in love, love triangle, lgbt, gay man straight woman relationship, gender, unfulfilled love, women, thanksgiving ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new york state, brooklyn new york city
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Mumford (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the small town of Mumford, a psychologist of the same name moves in and quickly becomes very popular, despite a questionable past.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, psychological, thought provoking ...
Plot: small town, depression, therapy, psychologist, starting over, mental illness, friendship, psychology, life philosophy, character study, loneliness, happy ending ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: china, west virginia, phoenix arizona
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Martian Child (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A recently-widowed, science fiction writer considers whether to adopt a hyper-imaginative 6-year-old abandoned and socially-rejected boy who says he's really from Mars.
Style: feel good, touching, emotional, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adoption, father son relationship, orphan, imagination, friendship, parenthood, youth, family, alien, mars, eccentricity, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
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Dad (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A busy executive (Ted Danson) learns during a meeting that his mother may be dying and rushes home to her side. He ends up being his father's caretaker and becomes closer to him (Jack Lemmon) than ever before. Estranged from his own son (Ethan ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, uplifting, inspirational ...
Plot: father son relationship, aging, doctors, hospital, family bonds, hopes, parents and children, family life, terminal illness, redemption, dysfunctional family, bittersweet ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, new jersey, california, los angeles
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Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Cal Weaver is living the American dream. He has a good job, a beautiful house, great children and a beautiful wife, named Emily. Cal's seemingly perfect life unravels, however, when he learns that Emily has been unfaithful and wants a divorce. ...
Style: feel good, romantic, entertaining, funny, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: divorce, romance, womanizer, infidelity, dating, love and romance, flirting, love, midlife crisis, lovers, adultery, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Click (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A workaholic architect finds a universal remote that allows him to fast-forward and rewind to different parts of his life. Complications arise when the remote starts to overrule his choices.
Style: inspirational, humorous, uplifting, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: regret, remote control, workaholic, alternate reality, wish come true, time travel, architect, stopped time, sex scene, dysfunctional family, wish fulfillment, obesity ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: new york, los angeles, new hampshire, usa, new york yankees ...
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The Chocolate War (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A surreal portrait of a Catholic Private School and its hierarchy. A new student must submit to the bizarre rituals of his peers and the expectations of the school's administration by selling chocolates.
Style: tense, surreal, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenager, chocolate, coming of age, preparatory school, catholic school, boxing, catholic, boy, angst, lonely, high school, peer pressure ...
Time: 80s
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Charlie St. Cloud (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Accomplished sailor Charlie St. Cloud has the adoration of his mother Claire and his little brother Sam, as well as a college scholarship that will lead him far from his sleepy Pacific Northwest hometown. But his bright future is cut short when a ...
Style: touching, romantic, sentimental, emotional, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: afterlife, love affair, love and romance, seeing dead people, ghost, unfulfillment, death of brother, couples, teenager, siblings relations, family problems, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, year 2010
Place: california, usa, ireland, san francisco, new jersey
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Bronson (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Denmark
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young man who was sentenced to 7 years in prison for robbing a post office ends up spending 30 years in solitary confinement. During this time, his own personality is supplanted by his alter ego, Charles Bronson.
Style: surreal, brutal, harsh, bloody, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, brutality, crimes, social misfits, character study, violence, male nudity, prison life, society, violence spree, gangsters, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1974
Place: england, london, europe, united kingdom
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Bright Star (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, UK, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In 1818, high-spirited young Fanny Brawne finds herself increasingly intrigued by the handsome but aloof poet John Keats, who lives next door to her family friends the Dilkes. After reading a book of his poetry, she finds herself even more drawn to ...
Style: touching, romantic, colourful, emotional, sad ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: poet, writers, romance, love, art, poetry, friendship, letter, tragedy, couple relations, couples, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1810s
Place: england, europe, london, australia, rome italy
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Bad News Bears (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Morris Buttermaker is a burned-out minor league baseball player who loves to drink and can't keep his hands to himself. His long-suffering lawyer arranges for him to manage a local Little League team, and Buttermaker soon finds himself the head ...
Style: humorous, feel good, stylized, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: baseball, sport, mentor, coming of age, rivalry, human spirit, ambition, contests and competitions, against the odds, athlete and trainer, hopes, parents and children ...
Time: 70s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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Around the Bend (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A tale of four generations of men, all of whom have had their offspring at a young age: a great-grandfather, a grandfather, a father in his twenties and a son who is about 7 years old. When the oldest member passes away, the trio heads out on the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: redemption, family relations, self discovery, family gatherings, human nature, parents and children, estrangement, death, dysfunctional family, father son relationship, runaway, road trip ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico, los angeles, arizona ...
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Ball in the House (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Relative Evil (aka Ball in the House) - When JJ (Jonathan Tucker) returns home from rehab, he is greeted by a conniving family who are plotting to cash in on a life insurance policy before his 18th birthday
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, bleak, gloomy
Audience: teens
Plot: going straight, teenage life, dysfunctional family, against the odds, kids in trouble, social misfits, misfit, rehabilitation, crimes, youth, life is a bitch, addiction ...
Time: contemporary
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