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Somersault (2004)
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Somersault (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Australian teenager Heidi is left with little choice but to leave home after she's caught red-handed with her mother's boyfriend. With few options, Heidi ends up in Jindabyne, a tourist community. Upon meeting Joe at a bar, she pursues a relationship with him and tries to find something resembling a normal home life. Heidi makes small strides by getting a job and finding a place to stay, but her relationship with Joe must overcome more than its share of hurdles.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, psychological, melancholic, serious, lyrical, depressing, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: self discovery, coming of age, teenage life, love and romance, friendship, romance, fall in love, couple relations, mother daughter relationship, gas station, sexuality, dysfunctional family, honest, youth, couples, teenager, visceral, solitude, family relations, catastrophe, misfit, runaway teen, adolescence, runaway, guilt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, new south wales, california

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Most similar movies to Somersault

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sexy films with plots about love and romance, family relations, romance, friendship, mentor, couples and relationships mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Somersault: My Summer of Love (2004), The Black Balloon (2008), Flirting (1991), Candy (2006), The Year My Voice Broke (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
My Summer of Love (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the Yorkshire countryside, working-class tomboy Mona meets the exotic, pampered Tasmin. Over the summer season, the two young women discover they have much to teach one another, and much to explore together.
Style: psychological, sincere, sexy, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, countryside, lgbt, teenage life, siblings relations, tomboy, fall in love, gays and lesbians, friendship, summer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england, california
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The Black Balloon (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thomas is turning 16. His dad's in the army and they've just moved to a town in New South Wales; his mom is pregnant; his older brother, Charlie, who's autistic, has his own adolescent sexual issues. Thomas finds Charlie an ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: first love, birthday, social services, eccentric family, acceptance, autism, love and romance, human nature, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, coming of age, family relations, birthday party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
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Flirting (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The year is 1965 and Danny Embling, is an awkward, underdeveloped teen suffering from occasional bouts of stuttering, attends an all-male boarding school in New South Wales, Australia. it has been some time since Danny has had any romantic ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: boarding school, coming of age, friendship, interracial relations, love, teenage life, teenage love, self discovery, school, romance, opposites attract, forbidden love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1965, 70s
Place: australia, africa, kenya, paris france, uganda
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 46K
Candy (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A poet falls in love with an art student, who gravitates to his bohemian lifestyle -- and his love of heroin. Hooked as much on one another as they are on the drug, their relationship alternates between states of oblivion, self-destruction, and ...
Style: touching, emotional, surprise ending, romantic, disturbing ...
Plot: heroin, drug abuse, addiction, destructive relationship, junkie, marriage, life is a bitch, obsession, artist, lovers, painting, professor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Year My Voice Broke (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Coming-of age feature, set in a New South Wales country town in the 1960s, about a 15 year-old boy. It follows his loves and how he copes with life's problems such as death and departure.
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: love triangle, small town, coming of age, friendship, discrimination, first love, family relations, pregnancy, locket, countryside, teenage life, bittersweet ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962, 80s
Place: australia, new south wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Rain (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Janey is on vacation with her brother, Jim, mother, Kate, and father Ed, at their beach house on the Mahurangi Peninsual in New Zealand. Ed and Kate, who are on the verge of divorce, sit around in the back yard all day drinking whiskey and Janey and ...
Style: sexual, bleak, sincere, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, parents and children, siblings relations, infidelity, crumbling marriage, love and romance, coming of age, vacation, boy, photographer, family relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new zealand, australia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 2K
Dandelion (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a small town of rolling fields and endless skies, isolated 16 year old Mason lives in a world where families exist in fragmented silence and love seems to have gone missing. Then Mason meets Danny, a sensitive and troubled girl, and their tender ...
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: small town, dysfunctional family, young lovers, romance, parents and children, desperation, depression, compassion, jail, self discovery, family relations, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
Place: idaho, usa, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Home at the End of the World (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three friends form a bond over the year, Johnathan is gay, Clare is straight and Bobby is neither, instead he loves the people he loves. As their lives go on there is tension and tears which culminate in a strong yet fragile friendship between the ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, depressing, intense ...
Plot: love triangle, lgbt, aids, gay, self discovery, romance, hopes, first gay sexual experience, gay relationship, loneliness, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 20th century, 70s, year 1967
Place: ohio, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Endless Love (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Two young kids fall in love with each other. But the passion is too consuming for the parents of Jade. The parents try to stop them from seeing each other. But when this doesn't work, David burns down the house and is sent away. This ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, sexy, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: obsession, young lovers, forbidden love, mental illness, romance, couples, destructive relationship, teenage life, tragic love, parents and children, coming of age, first love ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Raising Victor Vargas (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The film follows Victor, a Lower East Side teenager, as he deals with his eccentric family, including his strict grandmother, his bratty sister, and a younger brother who completely idolizes him. Along the way he tries to win the affections of Judy, ...
Style: touching, semi serious, harsh, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, family relations, love and romance, youth, couples, teenage life, wooing, urban ghetto, family life, sexual relations, fall in love, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city, dominican republic, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Spectacular Now (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A hard-partying high school senior's philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical "nice girl."
Style: sincere, touching, semi serious, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: teenager, coming of age, teenage love, youth, first love, teenage life, first sex, couples, family relations, classmate, drinking problem, first kiss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, philadelphia, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 4K
Head On (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Nineteen-year-old Ari confronts both his sexuality and his Greek family. Ari despises his once-beloved parents, former radical activists, for having entombed themselves in insular tradition. Ari is obsessed with gay sex, although he does make an ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, drug abuse, family relations, friendship, coming out, racism, unemployment, bisexuality, gay interest, couples, repression, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: melbourne australia, australia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Japanese Story (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Against the background of an Australian desert landscape, so much space and so few people, Sandy, a geologist, and Hiromitsu, a Japanese businessman, play out a story of human inconsequence in the face of the blistering universe. The end of the ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, sincere, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: culture clash, interracial relations, desert, romance, unlikely couple, opposites attract, love affair, couples, wilderness, society, isolation, journey ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Personal Velocity (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three women's escapes from their afflicted lives. Each struggles to flee from the men who confine their personal freedom.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: starting over, family relations, hitchhiker, domestic violence, human nature, couple relations, love affair, parents and children, couples, life is a bitch, self discovery, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, usa, haiti, harvard university, new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Journey of Jared Price (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: "The Journey of Jared Price" is a gay-themed coming-of-age 2000 film written, produced and directed by Academy Award winner Dustin Lance Black. Black won the Oscar award for Best Original Screenplay for "Milk". The Journey of ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, sentimental, sexy ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, blind woman, self discovery, fall in love, youth, couples, couple relations, teenage life, friendship, prostitute, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, southern california, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Late August, Early September (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A story about the transition from late youth to early maturity, the film follows several friends and lovers as they come to make decisions on how to live their lives--getting a job more in harmony with ones ideals, committing to a lover, giving up a ...
Style: talky, psychological, emotional, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, couple relations, human nature, love and romance, romance, couples, depression, betrayal, brother brother relationship, teenage girl, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
 2K
Sugar (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Cliff has just turned 18 and his little sister has a gift for him: booze, a joint, a subway token and the command to have sex. Heading out on the town, Cliff finds friendship -- and more -- in the person of a young hustler named Butch. But ...
Style: serious, sincere, sentimental, touching, sexy ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: gay teenager, coming of age, gay, coming out, lifestyle, friendship, self discovery, teenage life, fall in love, romance, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.5
 12K
December Boys (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: For many years, four teenage orphans at an Australian outback convent have watched their younger comrades find new parents, and realize that they may never be adopted. The Reverend Mother sends the four boys away on a seaside vacation, where they ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: adoption, friendship, orphan, orphanage, best friends, rivalry, youth, love and romance, couple relations, parents and children, beach, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 20th century, 2000s, 1930s ...
Place: australia, south australia, tasmania, england, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 5.2
 1K
Tan Lines (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Cute teen Midget Hollow wanders through life riding big waves and partying with surfer boys. When Midget's best friend's gay brother Cass arrives on the scene, the two quickly dive head first into a clandestine sea of sexual awakening.
Style: serious, sincere, sentimental, touching, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay relationship, homosexuality, coming of age, ocean, coming out, surfing, brother, teenage love, self discovery, teenage life, buddies, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, new south wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Ruby in Paradise (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Reeling from her mother's recent death, Ruby Lee Gissing relocates to Florida to start anew. After finding a job at a souvenir store, Ruby becomes friends with the shop's owner, Mildred Chambers, and slowly acclimates to her new ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, thought provoking, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, self discovery, shoplifting, spring break, bittersweet, couple relations, down on your luck, introspection, human nature, starting over, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, tennessee, usa, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.5
 49K
Last Night (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story follows a married couple, apart for a night while the husband takes a business trip with a colleague to whom he's attracted. While he's resisting temptation, his wife encounters her past love.
Style: melancholic, serious, realistic, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night
Plot: infidelity, adultery, temptation, cheating wife, love and romance, husband wife relationship, lovers reunited, old love, ex couple relations, moral dilemma, couple relations, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, philadelphia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
You Are Not Alone (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Young teenager Bo (Anders Agensø) is too sensitive for the hothouse atmosphere of a boarding school run by a cold, unfeeling would-be man of the cloth (an uncharacteristically grim Ove Sprogøe). Lonely and scared, he finds a soul mate in the ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, erotic ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, teen drama
Plot: gays and lesbians, teenage life, lgbt child, friendship, first love, coming of age, youth, friends, family relations, love and romance, lgbt teen, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Inventing the Abbotts (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the 1950s, brothers Jacey and Doug Holt, who come from the poorer side of their sleepy Midwestern town, vie for the affections of the wealthy, lovely Abbott sisters. Lady-killer Jacey alternates between Eleanor and Alice, wanting simply to break ...
Style: emotional, sincere, romantic, sweet, talky ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: working class, small town, family relations, romance, dysfunctional marriage, family feud, social differences, rich and poor, americana, society, obsession, coming of age ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 6.5
 40K
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, emotional, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fall in love, love, true love, couples, love and romance, couple relations, romance, destiny, moral dilemma, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, happy ending, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1988, year 1946, year 1989
Place: north carolina, usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.2
 11K
Facing Windows (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Turkey, Portugal, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Overburdened and stuck in a greying marriage, Giovanna takes to caring for a Jewish Holocaust survivor her husband brings home. As she begins to reflect on her life, she turns to the man who lives across from her.
Style: psychological, emotional, sincere, enigmatic, stylized ...
Plot: friendship, redemption, old man, love affair, fall in love, romance, family problems, memory loss, haunted by the past, compassion, stranger, saving a life ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.8
 8K
Rain (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a building site in present-day Tehran, Lateef, a 17-year-old Kurdish worker is irresistibly drawn to Rahmat, a young Afghan worker. When Lateef is given heavier tasks to compensate for new Afghan worker Rahmat, he resents his displacement and ...
Style: touching, serious, compassionate, emotional, lyrical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love, romance, love and romance, fall in love, immigrants, family relations, youth, society, adventure, human nature, parents and children, secret ...
Time: contemporary
Place: iran, japan, middle east, afghanistan, tehran iran ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.6
 14K
Moonlight Mile (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As he copes with the death of his fiancee along with her parents, a young man must figure out what he wants out of life.
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, clever, serious ...
Plot: friendship, family relations, starting over, fall in love, haunted by the past, romance, death in the family, family problems, murder, guilt, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Married couple Jack and Terry Linden are experiencing a difficult period in their relationship. When Jack decides to step outside the marriage, he becomes involved with Edith, who happens to be the wife of his best friend and colleague, Hank Evans. ...
Style: touching, psychological, sincere, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: infidelity, cheating wife, marriage, friendship, betrayal, forbidden love, love affair, family problems, adultery, couples, crumbling marriage, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england, portland oregon, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
 24K
Angel Eyes (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A story about a seemingly unlikely couple who cross paths under life-threatening circumstances as though they are destined not only to meet but to save each other's lives. Not once, but twice.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: destiny, fall in love, policewoman, romance, love and romance, haunted by the past, couple relations, crimes, mysterious character, starting over, guilt, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a patient named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: terminal illness, teenage love, fall in love, first love, teenage life, teenager, cancer, youth, love and romance, dealing with death, fighting illness, adolescence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%