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Coach Carter (2005)

Coach Carter (2005)

In 1999, Ken Carter accepts the job of basketball coach for his old high school in a poor area of Richmond, CA. As much dismayed by the poor attitudes of his players as well as their dismal play performance, Carter sets about to change both. He imposes a strict regime typified in written contracts t…hat demand respectful behavior, a dress code and good grades for players. Any initial resistance is soon dispelled as the team under Carter's tutelage becomes a undefeated competitor. However, when the overconfident team's behavior begins to stray with too many doing poorly in class, Carter takes immediate action. To the outrage of the team, the school and the community, Carter cancels all team activities and locks the court until the team shows acceptable academic improvement. In the ensuing debate, Carter fights to keep his methods, determined to show the boys that they need good values for their futures and eventually finds he has affected them more profoundly than he ever expected. (Read More)

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Mcfarland, Usa (2015)

Mcfarland, Usa (2015)

A struggling coach and teacher who has had to move around for different incidents in his career finally comes to one of the poorest cities in America: McFarland, California. There he discovers buried potential in several high school boys and slowly turns them into championship runners and brings the…m closer than even he could ever imagine. (Read More)

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Hoosiers (1986)

Hoosiers (1986)

Based on the true story of a small-town Indiana team that made the state finals in 1954, this movie chronicles the attempts of a coach with a spotty past, and the town's basketball-loving drunk to lead their high school team to victory.

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Win Win (2011) is one of the best movies like Overcomer (2019)

Win Win (2011)

Disheartened attorney Mike Flaherty (Giamatti), who moonlights as a high school wrestling coach, stumbles across a star athlete through some questionable business dealings while trying to support his family. Just as it looks like he will get a double payday, the boy's mother shows up fresh from reha…b and flat broke, threatening to derail everything. (Read More)

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Hardball (2001)

Hardball (2001)

Bright, well-educated, handsome Conor O'Neill's promising future was wrecked by his gambling addiction, which dragged him into heavy drinking and petty crime, but worst of all, the stifling grip of loan-shark bookies. Desperate for a loan, he accepts to stand in for lawyer friend Jimmy Fleming as co…ach of a Chicago black 'projects' ghetto Little League baseball team. His sense of pride, becoming the boys' sole idol, and competition, plus their attractive teacher, motivate Conor. But the crushing loan problem rather requires leaving town. (Read More)

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championship game
down on his luck
asthma
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shot in the chest
slow motion scene
punched in the face
watching tv
tears
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sunglasses
classroom
competition
gang
apology
child
coffin
bartender
gunshot
baseball bat
death of brother
tragic event
threat
sadness
pizza
heavy rain
scene during opening credits
happiness
jail cell
watching television
nickname
team
punched in the stomach
murder of a child
raised middle finger
bet
briefcase
t shirt
leather jacket
underdog
handshake
gambler
irish american
sports team
money problems
scene before opening credits
female teacher
reading aloud
championship
telling someone to shut up
boy with glasses
cheering crowd
hospital room
quitting a job
baseball game
mugging
audio cassette
betting
young man
intergenerational friendship
victory
gambling debt
baseball team
barbershop
baseball field
baseball stadium
financial crisis
check
wearing sunglasses inside
head bandage
housing project
baseball movie
pep talk
pizza parlor
bad breath
auditorium
caught in a lie
crying child
little league
younger brother
black leather jacket
reference to michael jordan
hand bandage
baseball coach
climbing over a fence
wishing someone good luck
listening to music on headphones
adult child friendship
asthma inhaler
hit with a door
car horn
yellow cab
needing money
running to escape
asking for a date
baseball pitcher
climbing in a window
scuffle
funeral service
man wrapped in a towel
sports bar
nike
hit on the head with a ball
man in a towel
scoreboard
awakened by phone
sports betting
affectionate hug
bookmaker
kicked in the back
little league baseball
pizza box
hit with a baseball
lost bet
armband
carried on shoulders
ticket scalping
baseball practice
bleeding head
sony walkman
adidas clothing
baseball uniform
knock on door
brokerage firm
irish bar
reference to biggie smalls
adult child bonding
asking for money
feeling insulted
watching basketball on tv
dugout
pepperoni pizza
punching through a car window
reference to chicago bulls
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Varsity Blues (1999)

Varsity Blues (1999)

In small-town Texas, high school football is a religion. The head coach is deified, as long as the team is winning and 17-year-old schoolboys carry the hopes of an entire community onto the gridiron every Friday night. In his 35th year as head coach, Bud Kilmer (Jon Voight) is trying to lead his Wes…t Canaan Coyotes to their 23rd division title. When star quarterback Lance Harbor (Paul Walker) suffers an injury, the Coyotes are forced to regroup under the questionable leadership of John Moxon (James Van Der Beek), a second-string quarterback with a slightly irreverent approach to the game. "Varsity Blues" explores our obsession with sports and how teenage athletes respond to the extraordinary pressures places on them. (Read More)

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kiss
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cigarette smoking
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party
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topless female nudity
crying
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dream
underwear
drink
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rifle
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tears
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classroom
stripper
subjective camera
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bra
topless
white panties
man with glasses
pain
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argument
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spirituality
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baseball bat
injection
hairy chest
high school student
cheerleader
cross
pig
chicken
profanity
class
pickup truck
topless woman
surgery
circus
woman with glasses
fame
cowboy hat
crucifix
american football
drug abuse
buttocks
rebel
rebellion
picnic
broken leg
whiskey
hit in the crotch
convenience store
nipple
football player
black bra
discrimination
heart
sexual humor
barbecue
trophy
car driving
sports team
female teacher
pink panties
mini dress
fence
rear nudity
vulgarity
boy with glasses
sex education
popularity
head injury
scholarship
broken nose
high school girl
washing machine
revolt
breast
whipped cream
football coach
high school senior
mascot
female student
mutiny
fake breasts
coyote
muscle
high school football
naked butt
adolescent boy
drinking game
football stadium
winning
adolescent girl
peanut butter
high school boy
quarterback
teenage rebellion
girl in bra
belching
knee injury
pain killer
male bare butt
football practice
steroid
narrow mindedness
bare butt male
blurry vision
hail mary
pep rally
athletic scholarship
syrup
mini mart
ice cream sundae
hit with a ball
obese boy
sports trainer
scar tissue
brown university
chugging beer
driving in the nude
football referee
touch down
cherries
female striptease
male buttocks
football injury
sports broadcaster
whipped cream bikini
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Glory Road (2006)

Glory Road (2006)

In 1965, the coach of the high school girl basketball team Don Haskins is invited by the Texas Western Miners to be their coach. Despite the lack of budget, Haskins sees the chance to dispute the NCAA and moves with his wife and children to the college dormitory. He recruits seven talented and rejec…ted black players to play with five Caucasian players and formed a legendary team that won the 1966 national championship against the powerful Kentucky. (Read More)

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The Basketball Diaries (1995) is one of the best movies like Overcomer (2019)

The Basketball Diaries (1995)

Film adaptation of street tough Jim Carroll's epistle about his kaleidoscopic free fall into the harrowing world of drug addiction. As a member of a seemingly unbeatable high school basketball squad, Jim's life centers around the basketball court and the court becomes a metaphor for the world in his… mind. A best friend who is dying of leukemia, a coach ("Swifty") who takes unacceptable liberties with the boys on his team, teenage sexual angst, and an unhealthy appetite for heroin -- all of these begin to encroach on young Jim's dream of becoming a basketball star. Soon, the dark streets of New York become a refuge from his mother's mounting concern for her son. He can't go home and his only escape from the reality of the streets is heroin for which he steals, robs and prostitutes himself. Only with the help of Reggie, an older neighborhood friend with whom Jim "picked up a game" now and then, is he able to begin the long journey back to sanity. (Read More)

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basketball coach
high school athlete
coach
prayer
running
sex
female nudity
based on novel
blood
male nudity
masturbation
male rear nudity
gun
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kiss
fight
cigarette smoking
photograph
knife
chase
erection
based on true story
telephone call
voice over narration
crying
based on book
beating
underwear
testicles
food
shot in the chest
urination
face slap
shotgun
slow motion scene
watching tv
drink
condom
arrest
undressing
falling from height
shooting
vomiting
rifle
tears
cafe
bathroom
neighbor
prostitution
jail
hallucination
classroom
revolver
manhattan new york city
stripper
telephone
shot in the back
swimming
bra
gang
basketball
death of friend
drug dealer
eating
cocaine
diner
toilet
coffin
spanking
looking at the camera
talking to the camera
racial slur
confession
park
public nudity
drug addict
hotel room
prologue
key
locker room
fantasy sequence
storytelling
lightning
ring
diary
prank
scar
gym
injection
pursuit
high school student
cross
threat
basement
stage
class
poet
reference to william shakespeare
heroin
black american
poem
applause
tv news
pornography
syringe
teen angst
athlete
what happened to epilogue
addiction
breaking and entering
hypodermic needle
drug
group of friends
ice cream
loss of friend
crucifix
stealing
drug abuse
assault
nosebleed
wristwatch
desperation
jumping from height
audience
street life
apartment building
drug overdose
stealing a car
bloody nose
pills
hypocrisy
kicking
junkie
school uniform
billiards
raised middle finger
classmate
bigotry
broken arm
dead boy
juvenile delinquent
ferry
reckless driving
physical abuse
sandwich
high school teacher
sports team
snorting cocaine
journal
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skinhead
bitterness
confessional
gun held to head
degradation
stoned
hamburger
mooning
leukemia
racial prejudice
bum
male prostitution
decadence
hypocrite
anguish
sex shop
molestation
basketball player
juvenile delinquency
pool hall
doorman
fast food restaurant
peep hole
whipped cream
casket
drug trip
man in a wheelchair
ends with biographical notes
baldness
addict
falling off a roof
drugstore
paddle
high school friend
godfather
jumping off a cliff
basketball court
padlock
hand on crotch
drug withdrawal
boys' school
basketball team
innocence lost
arm cast
cash register
deliberate cruelty
high school basketball
pill popping
school expulsion
falling down
boyhood friend
erotic dancing
pasties
climbing over a fence
godmother
handwriting
medicine cabinet
42nd street manhattan new york city
high school sports
irish accent
arm in a cast
cold turkey
toilet sex
hot wiring a car
theatre marquee
breaking into a car
overcoat
cliff diving
talking through a door
listening at a door
breaking a glass door
teenage rebel
lying in state
climbing a fire escape
heroin detox
reference to wilt chamberlain
running through fields
boys' locker room
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Radio (2003)

Radio (2003)

Football coach Harold Jones befriends Radio, a mentally-challenged man who becomes a student at T.L. Hanna High School in Anderson, South Carolina. Their friendship extends over several decades, where Radio transforms from a shy, tormented man into an inspiration to his community.

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Mr. Woodcock (2007)

Mr. Woodcock (2007)

Fatherless John Farley's youth frustration, even trauma, like many his school kids' in his Nebraska small town home, was the constant abuse and humiliation in sadistic Jasper Woodcock's gym class. After college, doting son John became a motivational bestseller author and returns during a book signin…g tour to receive the backwater's highest honor. To John's horror, his devoted mother Beverly announces her plans to marry the hated coach and he's to be celebrated on the same event as John. Only ridiculous fatso Nedderman and his strange brother try to help Farley stop Woodcock, but that keeps backfiring. (Read More)

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Miracle (2004)

Miracle (2004)

The inspiring story of the team that transcended its sport and united a nation with a new feeling of hope. Based on the true story of one of the greatest moments in sports history, the tale captures a time and place where differences could be settled by games and a cold war could be put on ice. In 1…980, the United States Ice Hockey team's coach, Herb Brooks, took a ragtag squad of college kids up against the legendary juggernaut from the Soviet Union at the Olympic Games. Despite the long odds, Team USA carried the pride of a nation yearning from a distraction from world events. With the world watching the team rose to the occasion, prompting broadcaster Al Michaels' now famous question, to the millions viewing at home: Do you believe in miracles? Yes! (Read More)

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Goal! The Dream Begins (2005) is one of the best movies like Overcomer (2019)

Goal! The Dream Begins (2005)

Santiago's father, Hernan Munez, smuggled his penniless Mexican family over the US border to seek a better, albeit modest future in L.A. Eldest son Santiago dreams of more, like native Angelinos, then joining Hernan's gardening firm. His change arrives when a British ex-pro spots him as an exception…al soccer natural and promises he can arrange a real British talent scout to check him out. Although that falls trough and dad forbids it, Santiago accepts grandma's savings to try out with English premier league club Newcastle. Despite his asthma, he gets in and befriends the freshly transferred, desperately undisciplined bad boy star scorer, party animal Gavin Harris, who becomes his bothersome house-mate, a recipe for trouble and yet each's salvation. (Read More)

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Persepolis (2007)

Persepolis (2007)

In 1970s Iran, Marjane 'Marji' Statrapi watches events through her young eyes and her idealistic family of a long dream being fulfilled of the hated Shah's defeat in the Iranian Revolution of 1979. However as Marji grows up, she witnesses first hand how the new Iran, now ruled by Islamic fundamental…ists, has become a repressive tyranny on its own. With Marji dangerously refusing to remain silent at this injustice, her parents send her abroad to Vienna to study for a better life. However, this change proves an equally difficult trial with the young woman finding herself in a different culture loaded with abrasive characters and profound disappointments that deeply trouble her. Even when she returns home, Marji finds that both she and homeland have changed too much and the young woman and her loving family must decide where she truly belongs. (Read More)

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diabetes
prayer
running
one word title
f rated
blood
flashback
dog
kiss
fight
cigarette smoking
dancing
explosion
party
chase
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shower
telephone call
voice over narration
crying
title directed by female
dream
corpse
food
watching tv
cat
drink
battle
arrest
falling from height
shooting
book
vomiting
lie
rifle
beer
tears
bed
dead body
cafe
marijuana
neighbor
jail
hallucination
classroom
survival
newspaper
flashlight
bra
cooking
wine
based on comic book
old man
mountain
eating
army
suicide attempt
toilet
fish
model
false accusation
nun
bird
old woman
drowning
pain
flash forward
grave
karate
protest
key
liar
pay phone
storytelling
suitcase
reading
tank
hanging
university
pursuit
cross
film within a film
basement
premarital sex
election
flower
class
obscene finger gesture
whipping
refugee
cia
therapy
heart attack
twenty something
surgery
missile
hugging
traitor
supermarket
grenade
wound
fainting
law
survivor
jail cell
islam
demonstration
communist
drug abuse
hiding
watching a movie
therapist
psychologist
virginity
burial
iraq
morality
cannon
gas mask
iran
passport
movie theatre
censorship
heavy metal
grocery store
bombing
pills
suffering
bravery
hypocrisy
hippie
sexism
broken glass
falling to death
butcher
despair
sculpture
oil
swamp
exile
butterfly
sweden
death of sister
musical number
young love
democracy
punk rock
police raid
war veteran
siren
reckless driving
pajamas
turkey the country
pipe smoking
playing cards
moscow russia
intimidation
revolutionary
bribery
earphones
women's rights
triple f rated
sneakers
puberty
beggar
repression
selfishness
tombstone
black market
idealism
playwright
convent
tape recording
austria
credit card
vienna austria
based on graphic novel
nihilism
blizzard
razor
anarchist
political prisoner
volkswagen
honesty
martyr
title same as book
psychotherapy
air raid
choice
nationalism
firing squad
newlywed
ussr
reference to michael jackson
coughing blood
prophet
secret police
checkpoint
shopping cart
loudspeaker
veil
fleeing
swan
solidarity
dignity
subculture
expatriate
surgical operation
cowardice
bedtime story
customs
birthmark
tehran iran
penis joke
trolley
art history
curiosity
political repression
snowball
puppet show
hashish
nail
tyranny
art class
homeless woman
ideology
reference to karl marx
azerbaijan
head scarf
artillery
marxism
mohawk haircut
reference to lenin
protest march
unfaithful boyfriend
loud music
reference to saddam hussein
iraq iran war
separation from family
adaptation directed by original author
reference to che guevara
political rally
farewell
false passport
cyanide
execution by hanging
prescription drugs
marxist
talking to god
air guitar
burqa
drowning in a bathtub
grocer
iron maiden
yodeling
reference to godzilla
rubble
window washer
iranian revolution
wine making
dog humping someone's leg
brooch
islamic revolution
war ruins
nunnery
proletariat
leningrad russia
shah
political exile
reference to abba
liberator
study abroad
life drawing
reference to the bee gees
shah of iran
government repression
open heart surgery
ataturk
bronchitis
coronary
jasmine
yodel
iranian history
multiple amputee
reference to botticelli
sifting through garbage
iranian soldier
long distance telephone call
reference to iron maiden
reference to romy schneider
amputated arm and leg
beauty spot
nailed to a wall
orly airport paris
toppling a statue
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Election (1999)

Election (1999)

Tracy Flick is running unopposed for this year's high school student election. But school civics teacher Jim McAllister has a different plan. Partly to establish a more democratic election, and partly to satisfy some deep personal anger toward Tracy, Jim talks popular varsity football player Paul Me…tzler to run for president as well. Chaos ensues. (Read More)

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He Got Game (1998)

He Got Game (1998)

Tells the story of Jesus Shuttlesworth, the most sought after high school basketball prospect in the nation. Jesus and his dream to make it to the big ranks in professional basketball are overshadowed by his father, Jake, who is spending his life in prison for killing Jesus' mother.

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female nudity
violence
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interracial sex
title spoken by character
three word title
college
prostitution
reference to jesus christ
manhattan new york city
menage a trois
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gay slur
basketball
montage
news report
racial slur
fugitive
university
domestic violence
convertible
wig
character says i love you
hate
black american
claim in title
athlete
brooklyn new york city
reconciliation
playground
rejection
ghetto
injustice
world trade center manhattan new york city
sneakers
sports team
stereotype
roller coaster
governor
peer pressure
hug
scholarship
father son estrangement
parole
merry go round
basketball player
prison warden
family feud
male vomiting
domineering father
warden
reference to moses
character appears on tv
headstone
visiting a grave
parole officer
red car
coney island brooklyn new york city
convicted felon
atonement
childhood flashback
watching news on tv
high school basketball
father son hug
reference to michael jordan
knee injury
letter read aloud
signing an autograph
blonde wig
national basketball association
character appears on front page of a newspaper
family violence
father daughter hug
porn actor in mainstream movie
sports agent
woman wearing a wig
watching self on tv
rising star
visiting wife's grave
attica
leaving flowers on a grave
skittles
reference to kim novak
reference to the new york knicks
ankle bracelet
one on one basketball
alumni
college recruitment
father versus son
reference to samson and delilah
reference to the parting of the red sea
furlough
grilled cheese sandwich
wide angle lens
wig pulled off
press statement
unwanted hug
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The Blind Side (2009) is one of the best movies like Overcomer (2019)

The Blind Side (2009)

Based on the true story of 'Leigh Anne Tuohy' (qv) and 'Sean Tuohy' (qv) who take in a homeless teenage African-American, 'Michael Oher' (qv). Michael has no idea who his father is and his mother is a drug addict. Michael has had little formal education and few skills to help him learn. Leigh Anne s…oon takes charge however, as is her nature, ensuring that the young man has every opportunity to succeed. When he expresses an interest in football, she goes all out to help him, including giving the coach a few ideas on how best to use Michael's skills. They not only provide him with a loving home, but hire a tutor to help him improve his grades to the point where he would qualify for an NCAA Division I athletic scholarship. 'Michael Oher' (qv) was the first-round pick of the Baltimore Ravens in the 2009 NFL draft. (Read More)

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motivational
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prayer
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interview
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gun
title spoken by character
three word title
based on true story
based on book
sunglasses
car crash
drug dealer
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woman
training
drug addict
character repeating someone else's dialogue
cheerleader
black american
strong female character
what happened to epilogue
race relations
american football
strong female lead
compassion
interracial friendship
redneck
obesity
archival footage
family dinner
gunfire
newspaper clipping
southern accent
thanksgiving
narrated by character
southerner
high school teacher
running away
democrat
adopted son
tutor
illiteracy
coincidence
essay
surrogate mother
private school
football team
title same as book
crack cocaine
bmw
interracial adoption
memphis tennessee
saying grace
ends with biographical notes
high school graduation
starts with narration
football coach
football game
non violence
high school football
football stadium
based on fact
audio flashback
pep talk
recruiting
football fan
football practice
homeless teenager
english class
societal hypocrisy
adoptee
adopted brother
ncaa
cheerleading squad
fatherless child
adoptive mother adopted son relationship
motherly love
adoptive parent
killed on birthday
football star
parental neglect
adoptive family
magical negro stereotype
protective mother
rapping in a car
40 oz
ends with real life footage
drug addicted mother
oral exam
the projects
national association for the advancement of colored people
white savior
baltimore ravens
biracial family
college recruitment
gentle giant
football scholarship
southern woman
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Bridge To Terabithia (2007)

Bridge To Terabithia (2007)

Jesse Aarons trained all summer to become the fastest runner in school, so he's very upset when newcomer Leslie Burke outruns him and everyone else. Despite this and other differences, including that she's rich, he's poor, and she's a city girl, he's a country boy, the two become fast friends. Toget…her, they create Terabithia, a land of monsters, trolls, ogres, and giants and rule as king and queen. This friendship helps Jess deal with the tragedy that makes him realize what Leslie taught him. (Read More)

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Eddie The Eagle (2016)

Eddie The Eagle (2016)

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 out. With the help of a rebellious and charismatic coach (play…ed by Hugh Jackman), Eddie takes on the establishment and wins the hearts of sports fans around the world by making an improbable and historic showing at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics. From producers of Kingsman: The Secret Service, Eddie the Eagle stars Taron Egerton as Eddie, the loveable underdog with a never say die attitude. (Read More)

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Your Name. (2016)

Your Name. (2016)

Mitsuha is the daughter of the mayor of a small mountain town. She's a straightforward high school girl who lives with her sister and her grandmother and has no qualms about letting it be known that she's uninterested in Shinto rituals or helping her father's electoral campaign. Instead she dreams o…f leaving the boring town and trying her luck in Tokyo. Taki is a high school boy in Tokyo who works part-time in an Italian restaurant and aspires to become an architect or an artist. Every night he has a strange dream where he becomes...a high school girl in a small mountain town. (Read More)

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grandmother
running
interview
dog
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photograph
title spoken by character
explosion
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crying
cell phone
dream
library
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hotel room
mini skirt
race against time
looking at oneself in a mirror
desperation
time
teddy bear
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teenage protagonist
festival
full moon
remote control
tokyo japan
convenience store
evacuation
plot twist
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friendship between boys
schoolgirl uniform
wish
holding hands
jean shorts
break in
local blockbuster
suit and tie
television news
bus stop
japanese schoolgirl
bike
short skirt
kimono
male protagonist
natural disaster
star crossed lovers
teenage crush
texting
parallel universe
vending machine
bow tie
comet
body swap
estranged father
smartphone
japanese high school girl
big city
traffic light
miniskirt
italian restaurant
job offer
long distance relationship
short hair
train crash
adaptation directed by original author
sibling relationship
wind chime
lucid dream
japanese flag
part time job
9 11
ribbon
erased memory
knee socks
younger sister
rice field
sailor uniform
sake
cherry blossom
umbilical cord
public address system
switching bodies
abandoned school
girl wearing a miniskirt
sliding door
nightfall
job hunting
older sister
photo exhibit
agenda
barefoot girl
foot bridge
shinto
breaking news
flower in hair
walking with a cane
living with grandmother
tokyo tower
carrying a woman
hair band
visible breath
co worker co worker relationship
man's best friend
shrine maiden
thigh high socks
corner store
dirty dishes
falling off a bed
forgetting someone's name
pencil eraser
sleeping girl
touching one's breasts
awakened by a child
forgetting name
legs crossed
running upstairs
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Chocolat (2000) is one of the best movies like Overcomer (2019)

Chocolat (2000)

When a single mother and her six-year-old daughter move to rural France and open a chocolate shop - with Sunday hours - across the street from the local church, they are met with some skepticism. But as soon as they coax the townspeople into enjoying their delicious products, they are warmly welcome…d. (Read More)

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diabetic
prayer
one word title
sex
f rated
based on novel
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fight
dancing
photograph
party
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knife
fire
voice over narration
crying
food
letter
lie
tears
cafe
classroom
guitar
cooking
old man
woman
montage
eating
widow
apology
bird
drawing
birthday party
ritual
graveyard
old woman
confession
drug addict
passion
storytelling
suitcase
statue
flowers
domestic violence
injection
countryside
magical realism
class
arson
single parent
tradition
pirate
destiny
breaking and entering
slow motion
crucifix
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gossip
irish
festival
burial
food in title
morality
gypsy
bloody nose
wind
reference to satan
card playing
absent father
abusive husband
atheist
show
sermon
chocolate
reference to elvis presley
drifter
cremation
temptation
confessional
outsider
tween girl
imaginary friend
rumor
worm
easter
guitar player
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ashes
fable
historian
hair salon
pleasure
kangaroo
aphrodisiac
bouquet
rebirth
church bell
wife leaves husband
central america
feast
portrait painting
repentance
pagan
countess
hair dryer
juggler
small business
wife abuse
houseboat
count
insulin
gluttony
fertility
abstinence
old people's home
illegitimate daughter
vow
fasting
cremated remains
riverboat
fire eater
gourmet
battered woman
candy store
red cape
hot chocolate
nightshirt
seventy something
chili
gypsy camp
provincial setting
public morality
letter opener
cocoa
pastry shop
yearning
righteousness
cafe owner
apothecary
riverbank
lent
penitence
remedy
book of poetry
contrition
dowager
fictional village
hit with a skillet
throwing cremated ashes to the wind
hit on the head with a skillet
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Million Dollar Baby (2004)

Million Dollar Baby (2004)

Wanting to learn from the best, aspiring boxer Maggie Fitzgerald wants Frankie Dunn to train her. At the outset he flatly refuses saying he has no interest in training a girl. Frankie leads a lonely existence, alienated from his only daughter and having few friends. Maggie's rough around the edges b…ut shows a lot of grit in the ring and he eventually relents. Maggie not only proves to be the boxer he always dreamed of having under his wing but a friend who fills the great void he's had in his life. Maggie's career skyrockets but an accident in the ring leads her to ask Frankie for one last favor. (Read More)

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August: Osage County (2013)

August: Osage County (2013)

Violet Weston ('Meryl Streep' (qv)) has cancer and a propensity for pills and alcohol. She's a difficult woman to deal with and her husband has finally had enough. Violet's family gathers including middle daughter Ivy, youngest daughter Karen (with her new fiance), eldest daughter Barbara (with her …separated husband and teenage daughter), and her sister Mattie Fae (with her husband and son in tow). A family tragedy causes tensions to run high and secrets to come out. The Weston women will be forced to examine themselves and their lives whether they want to or not. Welcome to Osage County, Oklahoma in the sweltering heat of August. (Read More)

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