Movies like Mercenary 2016

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Mercenary (2016)
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Mercenary (2016)
Original name: Mercenaire
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Odyssey Saône, a young Wallisian of Caledonian origin, leaves everything behind to try his luck in France as a rugby player. Soane is thirsty for freedom, fighting for recognition that it lacks.
Plot: rugby, dog, sea, church, cemetery, singing, tattoo, nightclub, marriage proposal, kiss, airport, funeral, bar, male objectification, taking a photograph, blood, beer, father son relationship, telephone call, death of father, shower, bare breasts, male nudity, parking lot, vomiting ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and captivating films with plots about shower, male nudity, male objectification, male in shower, taking a shower, pubic hair and shared shower mostly in Drama, Sport and Comedy genres. Some movies like Mercenary: A Minute of Silence (1998), Life (1996), Number One (1969), Brothers (2015), Through The Fire (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Minute of Silence (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a dying French mining town near the German border, the last miners are preparing to strike. Marek and Mimmo, two young miners and friends, have different views on the impending strike.
Plot: washing someone, shower room, male objectification, male nudity, miner, group shower, male in shower, taking a shower, shower, pubic hair
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.8
 63
Life (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A highly cinematic adaptation of John Brumpton’s play about a group of inmates incarcerated in an isolated HIV-positive section of a prison.
Plot: male objectification, pubic hair, prison, shower, male nudity, jail, aids, human immunodeficiency virus, barefoot male, shower room, tank top, prison sex ...
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85%
 5.7
 326
Number One (1969)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A former football hero cannot accept his career is over. He loses himself in alcohol and women.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, ambiguous ending
Plot: sport, midlife crisis, power relations, sport team, fashion, rivalry, alcohol abuse, lifestyle, golden years, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, hopes ...
Time: 60s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.5
 11K
Brothers (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: India, USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Brothers is an upcoming Hindi film, directed by Karan Malhotra and produced by Karan Johar under Dharma Productions along with Lionsgate Films and Endemol India.[6] The film is an official remake of the 2011 Hollywood film Warrior.
Style: remake of american film
Plot: brother brother relationship, birthday, blood, anger, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, martial artist, training, male objectification, shower room, funeral, shower ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Through The Fire (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Centres around a Paris fire-fighter, an everyday hero, who, after being involved in a serious accident during a major fire, must rebuild his life with the love of his wife — and accept that, sometimes, even saviours need saving.
Plot: female nudity, bare breasts, shower, fire, singing, fire fight, suicide thoughts, clown, subway station, subway, homeless, pregnant ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.2
 358
True Blue (1996)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story of the year the Oxford and Cambridge boat race changed from a gentleman's race to one where winning was everything.
Style: realistic, sincere, uplifting, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: sport, university, oxford, youth, lifestyle, power relations, sport team, rivalry, underdog, contests and competitions, athlete's life, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Good and Bad at Games (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The story, told partly in flashback to 1968, concerns a clique of English public schoolboys who bully and humiliate an unpopular younger pupil (Cox) who is 'bad at games'. Ten years later Cox uses the naive and equal outsider Niles, who is ...
Plot: cricket the game, humiliation, traumatic experience, man in bathtub, male nudity, shower, pubic hair, revenge, boarding school, shared shower, barefoot male, bullying ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Secret Men's Business (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Story: Secret Men's Business explores the relationships and issues of 4 school-friends reunited after the death of a beloved school teacher. During a weekend of sun, surf, girls, wives and late night reminiscing, the friends begin to deal with certain ...
Plot: shower, male nudity, barefoot male, shower room, reunion, male objectification, camera shot of bare feet, homoeroticism, taking a shower, male in shower, shared shower
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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This Sporting Life (1963)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In Northern England in the early 1960s, Frank Machin is mean, tough and ambitious enough to become an immediate star in the rugby league team run by local employer Weaver.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, sentimental, thought provoking ...
Plot: sport, rugby, widow, rise to the top, realism, couples, ambition, human nature, introspection, society, lifestyle, underdog ...
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.3
 352
Sparring (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Steve Landry, an aging boxer with more losses than wins, accepts to become a sparring partner for an emerging champion in a last-ditch attempt to stay relevant.
Plot: boxing trainer, boxing ring, money problems, boxer, playing piano, piano, tattoo, piano lesson, boxing match, urination, beach, male nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.9
 209
Prep School (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Upon learning of his girlfriend's infidelity, Greg, the star player of his elite private school’s rugby team, suffers an emotional breakdown, leaving his friends and teammates to pick up the pieces and deal with the crisis in their own ways, ...
Style: surprise ending, ambiguous ending
Plot: private school, rugby, preparatory school, revenge, high school, betrayal, gay slur, celebration, deception, violence, confession, controversy ...
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Blushing Charlie (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Truckdriver and bachelor Charlie meets homeless and seven months pregnant Pia. They both dream of finding someone to share their lives with. Charlie then faces a dilemma whether to take part in a demonstration in favor of Cuba, and in addition with ...
Plot: socialism, male in shower, taking a shower, barefoot male, driver, homoerotic, shower room, male objectification, man wearing glasses, washing someone, group shower, pregnant woman ...
Place: cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 172
Paperback Hero (1973)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A hockey player in a small town begins to lose his grip on reality, and starts to believe that he is a gunslinger in the Old West.
Plot: ice hockey, police, businessman, condom, farm, convertible, standoff, shower, sex, small town, brawl, hockey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
 480
La Dream Team (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a fit of anger leads to a serious injury, a sidelined soccer star returns to his hometown and reluctantly agrees to train the local youth.
Plot: shared shower, group shower, soccer coach, shower, pubic hair, male nudity, male in shower, taking a shower, football team, soccer, football, coach ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.8
 182
Parkour (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Parkour is Marc Rensing's debut drama about a young man and his group of friends in an unnamed industrial town in Germany. The film is a captivating story of friendship, love, and jealousy and deals with Parkour, the physical discipline of ...
Plot: male nudity, male objectification, barefoot male, shower, pubic hair, sex from behind, man wrapped in a towel, clothed female naked male, jealousy, angst, passion, sex scene ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.6
 2K
The Boys (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Every Monday night The Boys put on skates and leave their troubled lives behind.
Style: humorous, not serious, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, bar, gambling, ice hockey, gangsters, sport, follow your dream, buddies, downfall, small town life, partners, against the odds ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada, quebec, new jersey, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
City Without Baseball (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The actual members of the Hong Kong Baseball Team all prove themselves to be natural actors by playing themselves in this fictional youth drama set in 2004. In a city where baseball culture is non-existent, these baseball players are a minority by ...
Plot: baseball, pubic hair, shower, male nudity, skinny dipping, baseball team
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
 321
Hunting Season (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France, USA, Germany, Qatar
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A father and son tale
Plot: father son relationship, father son reunion, student, fight, killing an animal, mountain, death of mother, deer, loss of mother, rugby, father son conflict, belch ...
Place: patagonia, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 6.1
 44
Black Stone (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While his parents are toiling away in a food processing plant in Seoul, Shon Sun is drafted in the army. But being prey to abuse, he deserts. Back in Seoul he finds out his parents have disappeared. Intent on finding them, he embarks on a journey ...
Style: surreal
Plot: suicide attempt, loss of mother, coughing, humiliation, crying, military, dog, food, father son relationship, anal sex, adopted son, vomiting ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
 4K
Belgica (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The story of two brothers who, even though they have absolutely nothing in common, open a bar together that quickly becomes a regular hangout for nighthawks. Despite the success, they must soon face up to the difficulties inherent in running a ...
Plot: bar, beer, concert, cocaine, aquarium, urinating on someone, one eyed man, counting money, pregnant, abortion, money, dog ...
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
 310
Maya (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The film follows a 30-year-old man named Gabriel, a French war reporter who was taken to hostage in Syria and then heads to India after months in captivity.
Plot: motorcycle accident, psychologist, church, cat, sea, hospital, male nudity, real estate agent, beach, hostage, swimming pool, christmas present ...
Time: year 2012
Place: mumbai india, india, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 248
The End (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Depardieu plays an unnamed hunter and we join him and his dog as they depart for a nearby forest to snare some rabbits - or perhaps he's hunting for something far more elusive? His excursion soon progresses from carefree meandering to a ...
Plot: shower, female full frontal nudity, bare breasts, female nudity, lost in the woods, forest, scorpion, rifle, stabbed in the throat, knife, blood, dog
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 10K
Forever Strong (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rick Penning lives life just like he plays rugby; fast, hard-hitting and intense. When life on the edge lands him in jail, prison ward Marcus Tate offers him a chance to get back in the game by playing for his rival, Highland Rugby. Reluctantly Rick ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, disturbing, rough
Plot: coach, dedicated educator, rugby, sport, juvenile delinquency, human spirit, starting over, redemption, ambition, teenage life, hopes, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.3
 707
Underdog (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 23-year-old "Dino" (Bianca Kronlöf) dreams of a different life. Like an abundance of Swedes her age, she has fled the mass unemployment of her home country in search of a more worthwhile existence in a nouveau-riche Oslo. But her new life ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Plot: couples, dishonesty, power relations, society, infidelity, love triangle, couple relations, boss and employee, sexual relations, working class, love, relationship problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.9
 991
Run the Race (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Reeling from his mother’s death and his father’s abandonment, Zach, an All-State athlete, finds glory on the football field, working to earn a college scholarship and the brothers’ ticket out of town. When a devastating injury puts Zach—and ...
Plot: american football, pickup truck, minister, grave, scholarship, track and field, abandoned by father, crutches, athlete, absent father, black american, christian ...
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 605
Running Brave (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of Billy Mills the American Indian that came from obscurity, to win the 10,000 meter long distance foot race in the Tokyo Olympics.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, uplifting, emotional ...
Plot: sport, running, track and field, power relations, social differences, society, lifestyle, americana, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, human spirit, follow your dream ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, campus, south dakota, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.2
 335
The Big Swap (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In this British drama, Ellen (Sorcha Brooks) and Jack (Antony Edridge) recall a time when they traded partners, and their remarks set a partner-swapping party in motion among four other couples. As the long night's journey into sex progresses, ...
Plot: wife swapping, swinger, swingers, mate swapping, erotica, shower, lesbian kiss, sex, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, lesbian, pubic hair ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Treat Me Like Fire (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Revolves around the relationship between a gambling addict and a young woman who falls madly in love with him and will stop at nothing to win his heart.
Plot: gambling, garage, subway station, debt, subway, hiding, car racing, gambling addiction, stealing a car, love, bare breasts, cigarette smoking ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
American Wrestler: The Wizard (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1980, a teenage boy escapes the unrest in Iran only to face more hostility in America, due to the hostage crisis. Determined to fit in, he joins the school's floundering wrestling team.
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: wrestling, wrestler, hostility, sport, teenage boy, hit in the face, training, high school, uncle nephew relationship, ostracism, basketball player, mooning ...
Place: iran, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 672
Touching Home (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The true story about a father struggling to make amends with his twin sons as they pursue their dreams of professional baseball.
Style: emotional, sincere, realistic, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: redemption, family relations, dysfunctional family, addiction, twins, estrangement, small town, introspection, country, hopes, parents and children, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, colorado, phoenix arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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