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The Gymnast (2006)
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The Gymnast (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The stunning Dreya Weber stars as a former top gymnast who discovers love and a new life path when she teams up with a dancer (played by former L.A. Lakers cheerleader Addie Yungmee) for an ambitious Las Vegas aerial act show.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: lesbian interest, lesbian, forbidden love, self discovery, ambition, starting over, follow your dream, opposites attract, introspection, teenage life, friendship, romance, couple relations, hopes, couples, sport, crumbling marriage, female athlete, adoption, gymnast, youth, sexual relations, singleness, friends, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada

Most similar movies to The Gymnast

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sentimental films with plots about love and romance, couples, friendship, hopes, romance, family relations and couple relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Sport genres. Some movies like The Gymnast: Maggie and Annie (2002), A Marine Story (2010), Holding Trevor (2007), A Perfect Ending (2012), Blue Crush 2 (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Maggie and Annie (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Annie has it all in life. A wonderful husband and a darling little girl. All is going well until she goes to a softball practice and meets Maggie. Maggie -- cute, athletic, and openly gay -- touches feeling deep down inside Annie that she has no ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: introspection, love affair, couples, love and romance, hopes, romance, fall in love, family life, sport, sport team, lgbt, lesbian mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Marine Story (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Marine officer Alexandra is tough enough to kick any guy's ass in a bar fight, but there's one opponent she can't beat: military policy. When she returns to her conservative hometown from Iraq with a mysterious personal life, she ...
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, realistic, uplifting
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian relationship, military, homecoming, teenage life, gender, introspection, society, starting over, hopes, soldier, mentor, iraq war ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008
Place: usa, california, iraq
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100%
Holding Trevor (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Everybody's looking for something... Moving forward doesn't always mean leaving something behind.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, cult film
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: addiction, friendship, hiv, gay romance, ex boyfriend, opposites attract, lifestyle, destructive relationship, introspection, couple relations, drug abuse, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Perfect Ending (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This intimate drama follows Rebecca, a woman who has kept her sexuality a secret from her friends but chooses to reveal it to a stranger. While Rebecca's revelations may not yield the results she expects, a perfect ending is still in reach.
Style: sexy, touching, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbian interest, lesbian sex, lgbt, lesbian relationship, prostitute, strong sexual content, lesbian couple, first lesbian experience, self discovery, lesbian cunnilingus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Blue Crush 2 (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Haunted by the memory of her deceased mother, Dana leaves Malibu behind and heads to South Africa to fulfill her mother's dream of surfing Jefferys Bay.
Style: serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: surfing, ocean, surfer, friendship, beach, lifestyle, ambition, rivalry, disorder, teenage life, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, beverly hills, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Elena Undone (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The wife of a pastor who preaches against homosexuality embarks on an affair with a female writer.
Style: sexual, touching, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbianism, lesbian couple, lgbt, lesbian mother, coming out, gays and lesbians, family problems, fall in love, crumbling marriage, lesbian sex, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
An Unmarried Woman (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A wealthy woman from Manhattan's Upper East Side struggles to deal with her new identity and her sexuality after her husband of 16 years leaves her for a younger woman.
Style: touching, sentimental, psychological, humorous, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: breakup, starting over, midlife crisis, self discovery, couple relations, fall in love, romance, betrayal, hopes, love and romance, family relations, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 646
Julie Johnson (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A New Jersey housewife is dissatisfied with her everyday life because she is smarter than she or anyone else knows. While taking a computer class, Julie discovers her abilities and finds the courage to make dramatic life changes. This is a story of ...
Style: sincere, touching, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, friendship, follow your dream, lifestyle, forbidden love, couples, road not taken, human nature, parents and children, feminism, love and romance, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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My Normal (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: "My Normal" is the story of Natalie, a young lesbian from the Lower East Side, who's struggling to find a balance between her dreams of becoming a film maker and her lifestyle as a dominatrix. Her exotic looks and unconventional ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, captivating, talky ...
Plot: dominatrix, friendship, fall in love, ambition, lifestyle, follow your dream, love and romance, showbiz, parents and children, couple relations, couples, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Old Fashioned (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A romantic-drama, OLD FASHIONED centers on Clay Walsh, a former frat boy who gives up his carousing and now runs an antique shop in a small Midwestern college town. There, he has become notorious for his lofty and outdated theories on love and ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, uplifting, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, opposites attract, buddies, fall in love, couple relations, couples, introspection, romance, hopes, haunted by the past, small town, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Dive from Clausen's Pier (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Good boy Mike Mayer is looking at a fine future and enjoys life with Wisconsin small town friends and steady girlfriend Carrie Beal. Then a stupid accident, diving from the local pier when the water is too low, leaves him quadriplegic. As if that ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: self discovery, friendship, starting over, love and romance, looking for love, disability, couples, hopes, romance, small town, quadriplegic, tragic event ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Everybody's All-American (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Louisiana football star Gavin Grey had it all. He was an All-American champion who married his high-school sweetheart, homecoming queen Babs Rogers, and who was a hero to his hometown. Yet after a failed professional career, Gavin realizes that fame ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, psychological, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, college, sport, ambition, midlife crisis, american football, family problems, romance, athlete's life, love triangle, marriage, self discovery ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 1950s
Place: louisiana, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Hannah Free (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A film about a lifelong love affair between an independent spirit and the woman she calls home.
Style: sentimental, sincere, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: forbidden love, lesbian relationship, elderly lovers, family relations, parents and children, aging, gender, gays and lesbians, love and romance, golden years, couple relations, lesbian romance ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Disappearing Acts (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Zora Banks is a school teacher and aspiring singer hoping to become a successful star while taking a break from heartache. Franklin Swift is a down-on-his-luck construction worker and not-quite divorced father of two hoping to start his own ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, sentimental, talky
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love affair, looking for love, couple relations, lovers reunited, romance, opposites attract, family problems, starting over, musician's life, follow your dream ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
American Wake (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Story: A musician and a fireman work against certain expectations in order to pursue their respective dreams.
Style: touching, psychological, realistic, serious
Plot: moral dilemma, love affair, self discovery, forbidden love, hopes, family relations, human nature, musician's life, romance, love and romance, parents and children, immigrants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Defying Gravity (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: John Keitel wrote the film based on his personal undergraduate experience and filmed campus footage in the neighborhood and environs surrounding his graduate film school alma mater USC.
Style: touching, sexual, sincere, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, friendship, coming out, college, self discovery, gay teenager, love and romance, investigation, introspection, parents and children, college life ...
Time: 90s
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Aurora Borealis (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young man struggles to correct his life after the death of his father.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: friendship, self discovery, starting over, introspection, haunted by the past, midlife crisis, family problems, elderly, northern lights, family relations, couples, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota, minneapolis minnesota, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Intentions (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Renee leads a fulfilling life as a professor of theater, mother of two girls, and wife to a kind and successful husband. Her life of contentment is changed forever when she discovers an undeniable attraction between herself and a female graduate ...
Style: sincere, psychological, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, infidelity, college, love and romance, forbidden love, introspection, fall in love, human nature, teachers and students, crumbling marriage, life turned upside down, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Freestyle (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A romance set in the world of freestyle basketball.
Style: touching, uplifting, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, teenage love, teenage life, follow your dream, athlete's life, rise to the top, forbidden love, high school life, parents and children, society, hopes, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Dark Side of Tomorrow (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: While their husbands are away on a hunting trip, two bored housewives get together to commiserate. One thing leads to another, and they wind up in bed. For one of the women the incident was just a pleasant diversion, but for the other it's ...
Style: serious, erotic, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: suburbs, lifestyle, romance, gender, dishonesty, love and romance, crumbling marriage, betrayal, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians, love triangle, suburban life ...
Time: 70s
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46%
Australian Rules (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Friends Gary Black (Nathan Phillips) and Dumby Red (Luke Carroll) are on the same soccer team in their coastal Australian town. But to local racists, they're a world apart: Gary is white and Dumby is an Aborigine. This becomes an issue when one ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, interracial relations, racism, family relations, small town, teenage life, society, romance, youth, love and romance, love affair, discrimination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Not Easily Broken (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A car accident and shifting affections test the bond between a married couple.
Style: sentimental, realistic, emotional, serious, uplifting
Plot: family problems, relationship vs career, hopes, ambition, love and romance, couples, couple relations, crumbling marriage, infidelity, african american protagonist, sexual content, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Christmas (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Alejandro and Aurora, two young students, leave Santiago and are on their way to spend Christmas with family in Aurora. At the foot of the Andes, the frustrations of Alejandro and Aurora’s doubts about her sexual identity cause tension. The two ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, young lovers, friends, family problems, introspection, teenage life, parents and children, friendship, self discovery, hopes, love and romance, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Ciao (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two men meet and fall in love under the least joyous of circumstances in this low-key drama from writer and director Yen Tan.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, romantic, queer cinema
Plot: gays and lesbians, friendship, gay relationship, love and romance, coming out, couples, friends, gender, opposites attract, computers and web, gay, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, europe, dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Falling in Love Again (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Harry and Sue Lewis met in the 40s as teenagers living in the Bronx. He was an aspiring architect, she was the most beautiful girl in school, and both had a fondness for bran muffins. They fell in love, got married, moved to Los Angeles, and had two ...
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: reunion, love, high school reunion, midlife crisis, romance, couple relations, couples, infidelity, lifestyle, self discovery, memory, falling in love ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Twice in a Lifetime (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A middle-aged steelworker is content with his job and his family, but feels that something is missing in his life. On his 50th birthday, he stops in at a local bar for a drink to celebrate. He finds himself attracted to the young, very sexy ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, suburbs, midlife crisis, love triangle, starting over, breakup, dysfunctional family, working class, love affair, romance, family problems, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Satin Rouge (2002)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Tunisia, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After the death of her husband, Lilia's life revolves solely around her teenage daughter, Salma. Whilst looking for Salma late one night, Lilia stumbles upon a belly dance cabaret and though initially reserved and taken aback by the culture of ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: cabaret, nightclub, fall in love, self discovery, starting over, love and romance, hopes, destructive relationship, dysfunctional family, couples, family relations, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
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Antarctica (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Set in Tel Aviv, focuses on an interconnected group of friends and their various relationships. At the center is the adorably bookish Omer, about to turn 30, who still hasn't found himself, and his free-spirited best friend Miki, who both end ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: gay, family relations, introspection, hopes, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, fall in love, couple relations, gender, gays and lesbians, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Before We Say Goodbye (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This is a milestone film that creates bridges of understanding between cultures, with its insightful and intimate portrayal of Hispanic-American life. It is a story about Ramona Garcia, a Hispanic-American mother of four grown children who works ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: eccentric family, family relations, hopes, romance, couple relations, rebelliousness, teenage life, youth, couples, restaurant, drugs/alcohol, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico, mexico, albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Last Supper (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mrs. Mashreghi, who is a prominent university professor, is divorced from her husband. She leads a happy life for a while until one her students who is almost the same age of her daughter falls in love with her; a love which is completely rejected ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, starting over, family relations, couples, family problems, teachers and students, false accusation, couple relations, love and romance, youth, crumbling marriage, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%