Movies like Heavenly Bodies

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Heavenly Bodies (1984)
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Heavenly Bodies (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A small "Dance-ercize" studio fights for its existence against the unscrupulous owner of a rival club. The conflict boils down to a "Dance Marathon" to settle the score.
Plot: aerobics, dancing, fight, competition, sex, football, friendship, truck, football player, party, female nudity, nanny, blonde, stripper, bitch, domestic violence, female friendship, jealousy, boy, power, old man, subculture, truck driver, single mother, dancer ...
Time: 80s
Place: toronto ontario canada

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Most similar movies to Heavenly Bodies

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sentimental films with plots about telephone call, dancing, apology, cigarette smoking, fight, female nudity and father son relationship mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Heavenly Bodies: Split Image (1982), Perfect (1985), The Crossing (1990), The Truth About Alex (1986), Fire with Fire (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Split Image (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An impressionable young man finds himself literally enslaved by a modern-day religious cult. In an effort to bring him back to reality, the boy's parents hire a deprogrammer to kidnap him and return him to his family.
Style: spiritual
Plot: black woman, sexual euphemism, sect, two brothers, running, newspaper, rain, brother brother relationship, lie, money, dog, escape attempt ...
Time: 80s
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95%
 4.6
 5K
Perfect (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A female aerobics instructor meets a male reporter doing a story on health clubs, but it isn't love at first sight. This film contains one of the greatest scenes of the '80s, an across the room sexual dance-off between the two main ...
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: aerobics, gym, fitness, journalism, courtroom, looking for love, uncover truth, city life, infidelity, fall in love, workplace intrigue, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: morocco, los angeles, california
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72%
 5.4
 613
The Crossing (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A single day. To challenge the past. To accept the present. To decide the future. Sam arrives in his home town after 18 months away, hopeful that Meg, the girlfriend he abandoned, will go back with him to the city. His return brings the outside ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: friends, coming of age, love triangle, friendship, small town, dancing, train, car accident, romance, betrayal, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 80s, year 1965
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Truth About Alex (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Alex admits to his best friend Brad that he is gay.
Plot: soccer coach, police, school, dancing, father son relationship, friendship, party, male female relationship, performance, family relations, strict father, student athlete ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Fire with Fire (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young woman from a Catholic school and a young man from a nearby prison camp fall in love and run away together to escape the law, the church and their parents.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sexy
Plot: chase, teenage love, school, love affair, prison life, teenage life, fall in love, lovers on the run, love and romance, romance, society, youth ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.1
 105
The Handyman (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: One of Canada's talented directors, actress Micheline Lanctot expresses an effective, engaging approach in this simple, poignant drama about Armand (Jocelyn Berube), a handyman with one problem romance after another. The quiet Armand settles ...
Plot: money, love, mother daughter relationship, roommate, friendship between men, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, beer, boy, extramarital affair, fall in love, infidelity ...
Place: montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.3
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The Custodian (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Det. Quinlan has left his alcoholic wife, sprouting a bloom of insecurity, anger and self-motivation within him to expose the corrupt police force that surrounds him. He abandons his 'straight' life to partner in crime with his co-worker, ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: husband leaves wife, police corruption, alcohol abuse, police raid, marital separation, coffee shop, legal action, partners, good versus evil, life is a bitch, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
And Then We Danced (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Georgia, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Merab has been training since a young age at the National Georgian Ensemble with his dance partner Mary. His world is suddenly turned upside down when the charismatic and carefree Irakli arrives and becomes both his strongest rival and desire. In ...
Style: disturbing, romantic, captivating, psychological, gay cinema ...
Plot: dancing, gay, dancer, gay slur, lgbt, love, gay romance, first gay sexual experience, coming out, gay lead character, gay sex, flirting ...
Time: contemporary
Place: georgia (former ussr), asia, eastern europe, caucasus, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Unfinished Business (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seventeen year old Izzy Marks lives in Toronto with her divorced mother and finds her life boring and directionless. Meant to be a sequel to Don Owen's acclaimed 1964 film "Nobody Waved Good-bye", "Unfinished Business" ...
Plot: black boy, blond boy, breaking the law, casual sex, demonstration, waitress, warning, ambulance, arrest, old woman, riding a bicycle, following someone ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Crooked Hearts (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The father of a family has a an affair. This affects every member of the family.
Style: serious, realistic, talky, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, infidelity, dysfunctional family, unfulfillment, youth, life is a bitch, couples, family problems, family life, eccentric family, family in crisis, human spirit ...
Time: 90s
Place: pittsburgh, los angeles, florida, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
 13K
The Nest (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Rory is an ambitious entrepreneur who brings his American wife and kids to his native country, England, to explore new business opportunities. After abandoning the sanctuary of their safe American suburban surroundings, the family is plunged into ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, talky, cynical ...
Plot: hidden money, ambition, husband wife relationship, family life, husband wife conflict, greed, family relations, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, american abroad, money, wealth ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 12K
The Souvenir (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A shy but ambitious film student falls into an intense, emotionally fraught relationship with a charismatic but untrustworthy older man.
Style: psychological, sweet, disturbing, romantic, captivating
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love, student, mother daughter relationship, filmmaker, love affair, love and romance, fall in love, destiny, hopes, society, disorder, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, year 1980, year 1960, year 1974 ...
Place: london, venice, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Love After Love (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A sixty-something mother and her two adult sons cope and move onward following the death of their larger-than-life father/husband.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: middle aged woman, mother son relationship, husband wife relationship, humiliation, death of father, brother brother relationship, writers, family relations, church, basketball, widow, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
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After the Rain (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Steph, an Afrikaner, struggles with his past and heritage in the new South Africa. When his girlfriend befriends a black South African man called Vusisizwe trouble brews.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, soldier, couples, friends, friendship, romance, society, love and romance, family relations, writers, nudity (full frontal - brief), interracial relations ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 70s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Children of the Revolution (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A man (Richard Roxburgh) the Australian government blames for 1990s political woes blames his mother (Judy Davis), a communist Stalin seduced in 1951.
Style: humorous, clever, suspense, biting, realistic ...
Plot: revolution, satire, politics, pregnancy, torture, josef stalin, dark humor, farce, campaign, family relations, political unrest, rebelliousness ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: australia, latvia, russia, cambodia, ussr ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
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To Our Loves (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A portrait of youth in bloom; a tale of one family's dissolution; a reflection upon the danger and the mystery in living. Sandrine Bonnaire plays Suzanne, a free spirit and the vessel for an almost Brontëan choler. She's 16, and men ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, sexual, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, coming of age, infidelity, looking for sex, couples, family problems, society, love and romance, juvenile delinquency, downfall, youth, self discovery ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Now & Forever (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Against a backdrop of clashing cultures, John Myron and Angela Wilson find each other and over the years form a powerful bond. One tragic night, John rescues Angela from a wicked act of betrayal. Faced with its aftermath, Angela flees town, unaware ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, love affair, woman in danger, love triangle, couples, infidelity, couple relations, romance, love and romance, betrayal, soul mate, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.9
 2K
Lianna (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A happily married woman comes to realize herself of being a repressed lesbian after she has an affair with a female college professor, and then tries to come to terms with her newfound lifestyle.
Style: realistic, sexy, sexual, touching, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, coming out, lesbian couple, sexual relations, friendship, lgbt, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment, gender, crumbling marriage, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 7.0
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Martin Eden (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The tale of an individualist proletarian in a time marked by the rise of mass political movements. In early 20th-century Italy, illiterate sailor Martin Eden seeks fame as a writer while torn between the love of a bourgeois girl and allegiance to ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, sentimental, sweet ...
Plot: love at first sight, class struggle, individualism, love and romance, rags to riches, social differences, love affair, secret love, couples, young lovers, love triangle, follow your dream ...
Time: 70s
Place: naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
 205
Fag Hag (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A straight young woman living in Tokyo becomes involved in the lives of a gay man and his married lover.
Plot: chase, flashback, picnic, baby, friendship, beer, restaurant, dancing, marriage, husband wife relationship, party, secret ...
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Trouble with Sex (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sexy romantic drama in which, at the outset, the characters are leading their own lives in very different worlds, though each is beset by niggling discontentment. Michelle (Renée Weldon - IFTA Best Actress) is a fast-rising young Dublin lawyer ...
Plot: love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, rain, female nudity, party, friendship, dancing, nudity (full frontal - brief), fight, sex scene, orgasm, shower ...
Place: dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 133
Hitting Home (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Canadian businesswoman Dinah Middleton's is devastated when her teenage son, Alex, is killed by a hit-and-run driver. When the police fail to turn up any suspects, she turns private detective to track the killer down. She traces the murderer to ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: obsession, hit and run, crimes, rivalry, life is a bitch, vengeance, female judge, breaking the law, husband wife relationship, doctor, flashback, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, usa, new york, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
At the Midnight Hour (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Wealthy widower Richard Keaton engages young widow Elizabeth 'Liz' Guinness as the 4th consecutive nanny for his pre-teen, equally science-devoted son Andrew, with instructions to disturb neither. She learns of mother Alycia's fatal ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental, atmospheric
Plot: love affair, parents and children, boss and employee, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, romance, dealing with death, nanny, unlikely couple, couples, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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A Summer Story (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A bittersweet tale of lost love, based on a short story ("The Apple Tree") by John Galsworthy.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, emotional
Plot: fall in love, past, parents and children, family relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, strong sexual content, power relations, unfulfilled love, city life, legal action, couples ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Goin' Down the Road (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Story of desolation as two friends travel from Nova Scotia to Toronto in hope of finding a better life. Drifting from job to job: bottling plant, car wash, bowling alley, newspaper delivery, and in between enjoying the night life of the big city. ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, sincere, serious ...
Plot: on the road, friendship, friends, pregnancy, snow, waitress, train, bowling, bittersweet, hopes, misfit, underdog ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, nova scotia, canada, nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.7
 1K
Capriccio (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Netherlands Antilles
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After the renewed flings with their former lovers prove to be disastrously unlike the romantic memories, an unfaithful couple returns to each other.
Plot: cheating wife, hedonism, swinger couple, sea, taxi, forest, water, orgasm, erection, car, fight, sex scene ...
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Platinum the Dance Movie (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: DANCE-OFF is a tongue-in-cheek family comedy set in the world of competition dancing starring talented dancers and choreographers from TV’s “So You Think You Can Dance!” Two rival studios pick their stars Jasmine and Brandon to compete ...
Style: serious, sincere, captivating, inspirational, disturbing
Plot: dancing, fight, competition, jealousy, love, dancer's life, against the odds, rise to the top, relationship problems, dance performance, love triangle, romantic relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 4K
Thrashin' (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Corey and his band of skater buddies sometimes make mischief, but they're more interested in girls and having fun on their boards than in getting into any real trouble. Notorious enemy crew the Daggers, led by Tommy Hook, get their kicks ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, gang, skateboard, fall in love, teenage life, social differences, adventure, sport, young lovers, contests and competitions, ambition, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, spring break, shoplifting, bittersweet, starting over, society, romance, hopes, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, tennessee, usa, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Cowards Bend the Knee (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Story of Guy Maddin, hockey player for the Maroons, and son of a local hairdresser/abortion doctor. Guy tries to overcome his own cowardice (and multiple head-knocks) as he navigates through a dream-like Winnipeg.
Style: surreal, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, romantic ...
Plot: murder, pregnancy, abortion, vengeance, psychopath, dangerous attraction, tragic love, obsession, prodigy, investigation, ice hockey, addiction ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%