Movies like Mercenary

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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, male nudity, tattoo, pregnant woman, beer, nightclub, marriage proposal, kiss, airport, guitar, father son relationship, blood, funeral, bar, male objectification, death of father, stadium, bare breasts, rifle, bed ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and humorous films with plots about male nudity, shower, nudity (full frontal - brief), male objectification, pubic hair, butt naked and male in shower mostly in Drama, Sport and Comedy genres. Some movies like Mercenary: A Minute of Silence (1998), Life (1996), Blushing Charlie (1970), Number One (1969), The Here After (2015). 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, male nudity, group shower, male objectification, pubic hair, shower, male in shower, taking a shower, miner, shower room
⇓ 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: prison sex, aids, human immunodeficiency virus, group shower, barefoot male, shower room, male nudity, gay interest, butt naked, male in shower, shared shower, taking off shirt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 ...
Style: homoerotic
Plot: male in shower, taking a shower, socialism, male objectification, strike, male nudity, man with glasses, truck driver, washing someone, bespectacled male, butt naked, man wearing glasses ...
Place: cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.6
 359
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: midlife crisis, rivalry, sport, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, golden years, hopes, fashion, alcohol abuse, lifestyle, ego clash, ambition ...
Time: 60s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Here After (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Poland, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When John returns home to his father after serving time in prison, he is looking forward to starting his life afresh. However, in the local community his crime is neither forgotten nor forgiven.
Plot: man in underwear, dressing room, social outcast, jail, classroom, male objectification, high school student, locker room, shower, undressing, pubic hair, clothed male naked male ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.3
 429
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: pianist, beach, male nudity, boxer, money problems, nudity (full frontal - brief), tattoo, piano, piano lesson, boxing ring, boxing match, shower ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.2
 361
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: feel good, touching, serious, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: university, oxford, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, hopes, athlete's life, human spirit, sport, youth, lifestyle, ambition, college life ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Through The Fire (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
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: playing soccer, nudity (full frontal - brief), la marseillaise, paris metro, vertigo, homeless woman, metro, firefighter, pregnant, pregnant woman, hospital, gunfight ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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 team, gay interest, shower, pubic hair, skinny dipping, baseball, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.5
 570
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: leg, male in shower, shared shower, group shower, soccer coach, shower, pubic hair, male nudity, taking a shower, football team, football player, coach ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Secret Men's Business (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
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: butt naked, poker game, rescue, machismo, taking a shower, camera shot of bare feet, male in shower, male friendship, shared shower, naked man, shower room, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.4
 275
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: rifle, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, forest, scorpion, nudity (full frontal - brief), stabbed in the throat, knife, lost in the woods, bare breasts, shower, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: male objectification, butt naked, man in bathtub, traumatized man, humiliation, barefoot male, boarding school, group shower, injury, bully, cricket the game, bullying ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: realistic, serious, psychological, sentimental, thought provoking ...
Plot: widow, human nature, ambition, sport, rise to the top, realism, couples, rugby, introspection, miner, wedding, isolation ...
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.1
 404
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: christmas present, hugging, motorcycle, singing, christmas, newspaper, fire, love, shower, psychologist, house, video call ...
Time: year 2012
Place: mumbai india, india, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 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, semi serious, not serious, realistic, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, bar, gambling, ice hockey, sport, gangsters, contests and competitions, social relations, friends, power relations, sport team, working class ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, quebec, new jersey, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, alcohol abuse, beer, cafe, pregnant woman, abortion, pregnant, cocaine, nudity (full frontal - brief), concert, male nudity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 221
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: ambiguous ending, surprise ending
Plot: revenge, preparatory school, rugby, private school, high school, writers, manipulation, sociopath, marijuana, teen drinking, boarding school, suspicion ...
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 5.8
 390
The Tournament (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Budapest International Chess Tournament. The most likely winner: Cal Fournier (22), French champion, immature genius, socially awkward, compulsive player. But this time, an unusual 9-years-old Hungarian opponent disrupts this smooth-running routine.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, prodigy, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, misfit, gay kiss, sexual abuse, bet, coach, competition, sleeping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hungary, budapest hungary, budapest
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.8
 185
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, butt naked, man wrapped in a towel, sex from behind, clothed female naked male, passion, male objectification, runner, self control, jealousy, shower, sex scene ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.0
 176
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, female star appears nude, male star appears nude, sports hero, showdown, jail, older man younger woman relationship, gunfight, egotism, dressing room, butt naked, male female relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.3
 379
Hunting Season (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France, USA, Germany, Qatar
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A father and son tale
Plot: father son relationship, female director, father son reunion, snow, airport, bicycle, cigarette smoking, fight, mountain, belch, school expulsion, rugby ...
Place: argentina, patagonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 393
Diving (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A restless photographer leaves her family to "find herself" and takes up deep-sea diving.
Plot: sex in car, husband wife relationship, bathtub, telephone call, baby, kiss, radio, death, bare breasts, cigarette smoking, two in a bathtub, playing soccer ...
Place: brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.0
 52
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: gay, korean army, suicide, vomiting, corpse, employer employee relationship, death, murder, razor, cigarette smoking, rape, singing ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 32
Wild (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young man sometimes acts like a dog...
Plot: male full rear nudity, man in bathtub, female voyeur, butt naked, clothed female naked male, running naked, naked in public, hand bandage, sweat, car, taking a shower, male in bathtub ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
 626
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: emotional, captivating, uplifting, serious, touching ...
Plot: running, olympics, track and field, follow your dream, university, rivalry, society, social differences, lifestyle, racism, ambition, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: kansas, usa, south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
My See-Through Heart (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Does one ever know who they’re living with? Lancelot’s life is thrown upside-down when he learns of the death of his wife. As he’s trying to cope with grief, he will have to confront the revelations made about his wife’s past.
Plot: flashback, restaurant, fog, blood, telephone call, song, little girl, staircase, nudity (full frontal - brief), monkey, sex scene, hole ...
⇓ 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, juvenile delinquency, human spirit, starting over, ambition, redemption, sport, teenage life, high school life, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Road To Love (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Slow-burning and smart, French director Rémi Lange's The Road to Love is a romantic tale of self-discovery that also offers a fascinating historical take on homosexuality in northern Africa. French-Algerian sociology student Karim is having ...
Style: lgbt cinema
Plot: closeted gay, sexual attraction, barefoot male, secretly observing, clothed male naked male, butt naked, gay interest, taking off pants, sunbathing, islam, male in shower, sexual frustration ...
Place: amsterdam, north africa, morocco, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Any Given Sunday (1999)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: A star quarterback gets knocked out of the game and an unknown third stringer is called in to replace him. The unknown gives a stunning performance and forces the aging coach to reevaluate his game plans and life. A new co-owner/president adds to ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: coach, sport, desire for fame, american football, sport team, success, ambition, underdog, football, contests and competitions, athlete's life, blind ambition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, usa, florida, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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