Movies like Mercenary

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Mercenary
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, male nudity, male in shower, taking a shower, shared shower, group shower, shower room, male objectification, tank top, pubic hair, mass, cashier, pregnant, stadium, tattoo, guitar, bed, church, sea, vomiting, nightclub, cemetery, parking lot, rifle, bare breasts ...

Most similar movies to Mercenary

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and melancholic films with plots about male nudity, father son relationship, kiss, friendship, shower, male objectification and locker room mostly in Drama, Sport and Romance genres. Some movies like Mercenary: This Sporting Life (1963), Number One (1969), The Boys (1997), True Blue (1996), Handsome Devil (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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This Sporting Life
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, gloomy, realistic, sincere, biting ...
Plot: sport, realism, love affair, ambition, love and romance, athlete's life, underdog, rugby, widow, rise to the top, human nature, introspection ...
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 5.5
 310
Number One
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, ambiguous ending
Plot: sport, athlete's life, ego clash, athlete and trainer, sport team, ambition, golden years, midlife crisis, infidelity, alcohol abuse, fashion, hopes ...
Time: 60s
Place: new orleans, usa
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System:   95%
    User:   94%
 
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The Boys
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, realistic, talky, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, gangsters, drinking, buddies, drugs, sport team, sport, small town, lawyer, fantasy world, storytelling, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, new jersey, tokyo, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   86%
    User:   99%
 
 6.3
 348
True Blue
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: uplifting, serious, realistic, emotional, feel good ...
Plot: athlete's life, underdog, sport, university, contests and competitions, human spirit, athlete and trainer, student life, sport team, ambition, hopes, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   76%
 
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Handsome Devil
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Ireland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A music-mad 16-year-old outcast at a rugby-mad boarding school forms an unlikely friendship with his dashing new roommate.
Plot: homosexuality, rugby, boarding school, gay teenager, coming of age, coming out, bullying, loner, gay slur, closeted gay, english teacher, gay son ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   64%
 
 5.9
 200
Prep School
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: rugby, revenge, preparatory school, private school, high school, vengeance, school, teen drinking, fistfight, vendetta, sociopath, ethnic slur ...
Place: san francisco, california
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System:   73%
    User:   66%
 
You'll Get Over It
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Vincent finds himself a victim of outing in his high school, he must accept to live with the drastic changes it provokes, and redefine his relationships with his friends and family.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, coming of age, gays and lesbians, friendship, coming out, teenage love, high school life, teenager, gay, teenage life, gender, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   56%
 
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If....
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The film is a caustic portrait of a traditional English boys’ boarding school, where social hierarchy reigns supreme and power remains in the hands of distanced and ineffectual teachers and callously vicious prefects in the Upper Sixth. But three ...
Style: surreal, disturbing, serious, biting, enigmatic ...
Plot: boarding school, rebellion, school, surrealism, violence, adolescence, existentialism, teacher, coming of age, drinking, friendship, motorcycle ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   71%
 
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The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli M?ki
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Finland, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Summer 1962 and Olli Mäki has a shot at the world championship title in featherweight boxing. From the Finnish countryside to the bright lights of Helsinki, everything has been prepared for his fame and fortune. All Olli has to do is lose weight ...
Plot: boxing, love, pressure, boxing match, boxer, training, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, girlfriend, hairdresser, vomiting, children, lake ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   63%
 
The Indian Runner
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: An intensely sad film about two brothers who cannot overcome their opposite perceptions of life. One brother sees and feels bad in everyone and everything, subsequently he is violent, antisocial and unable to appreciate or enjoy the good things ...
Style: realistic, emotional, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: small town, violence, death, childhood, blood, suicide, nudity (full frontal - brief), human nature, brothers, violent, siblings relations, guilt ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: ohio, usa, vietnam, asia, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   67%
 
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Wild Reeds
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As the Algerian War draws to a close, a teenager with a girlfriend starts feeling homosexual urges for two of his classmates: a country boy, and a French-Algerian intellectual.
Style: realistic, serious, sexual, reflective, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, gay, boarding school, friendship, french, homosexuality, teenager, virginity, sexuality, love triangle, adolescence, teacher ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, algeria, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   66%
 
 6.7
 570
Running Brave
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, uplifting, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: sport, contests and competitions, follow your dream, human spirit, university, racism, ambition, hopes, running, track and field, society, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: kansas, south dakota, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   49%
 
The Man I Love
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This is a combination coming out and first love story. The swimmer and diver Lucard is interested in attractive Martin. The film follows the characters' coming out with all its difficulties, the bitter-sweet pleasures of first love and the ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, coming out, romance, love affair, love triangle, lifeguard, swimming pool, lovers reunited, terminal illness, gender, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, spain, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   54%
 
 5.8
 651
Touching Home
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, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: country, twins, redemption, folk, small town, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, estrangement, family problems, family relations, downfall ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, phoenix arizona, colorado, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   49%
 
 5.9
 10K
Savage Grace
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This examination of a famous scandal from the 1970s explores the relationship between Barbara Baekeland and her only son, Antony. Barbara, a lonely social climber unhappily married to the wealthy but remote plastics heir Brooks Baekeland, dotes on ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, sincere, sexual ...
Plot: incest, murder, adultery, dysfunctional family, infidelity, gay, parents and children, insanity, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, family in crisis, pornography ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: london, england, spain, europe, usa ...
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System:   51%
    User:   59%
 
The Miracle Season
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After the tragic death of star volleyball player Caroline "Line" Found, a team of dispirited high school girls must band together under the guidance of their tough-love coach in hopes of winning the state championship.
Plot: candle, flowers, trophy, african american, funeral, beer, wheelchair, mother son relationship, dancing, father son relationship, anger, playing pool ...
Time: year 2011
Place: iowa
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System:   50%
    User:   54%
 
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In the Blood
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 114 min.
Story: It’s summer in Copenhagen, it’s a time of endless days and careless nights. Simon is a 23-year-old medical student. He and his friends party and drink and chase girls and wake up the next day to do the whole thing all over again. But it’s also ...
Plot: sex outdoors, natural breasts, taking a selfie, scandinavian girl, baby crying, naked outdoors, snake, forest, tattoo, lake, security guard, apartment ...
Time: 2010s
Place: copenhagen, scandinavia, sweden, copenhagen denmark, bolivia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   51%
 
 6.8
 62
Life
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, shower, male nudity, jail, pubic hair, barefoot male, male objectification, tank top, male in shower, taking a shower, hiv, group shower ...
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System:   46%
    User:   48%
 
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The Devil's Playground
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A powerful drama relating the intimate aspect of teenage boys and their priest/educators behind the walls of a religious institution where rigid discipline backfires natural feelings are deemed unnatural acts and human lives are controlled in the ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic
Plot: coming of age, boarding school, college, school, clergy, gays and lesbians, teachers and students, boarding school life, college life, catholic school, teenage life, working class ...
Time: 70s, 1950s
Place: melbourne, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   51%
 
Play It to the Bone
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Two aging fighters in LA, friends, get a call from a Vegas promoter because his undercard fighters for a Mike Tyson bout that night are suddenly unavailable. He wants them to box each other. They agree as long as the winner gets a shot at the ...
Style: road movie, semi serious, humorous, realistic, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: friendship, golf, sport, boxing, on the road, athlete's life, road trip, buddies, desert, fight scenes, underdog, dialogue ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   39%
 
Goal! The Dream Begins
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Like millions of kids around the world, Santiago harbors the dream of being a professional footballer...However, living in the Barrios section of Los Angeles, he thinks it is only that--a dream. Until one day an extraordinary turn of events has him ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: underdog, soccer, sport, football, rags to riches, athlete's life, coach, mentor, follow your dream, ambition, transformation, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, los angeles, europe, latin america, california ...
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System:   43%
    User:   35%
 
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Creed
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, intense, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: underdog, boxing, mentor, sport, cancer, courage, athlete's life, redemption, hip hop, fight scenes, storytelling, rags to riches ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2010s, year 1998
Place: usa, philadelphia, england, mexico, tijuana mexico ...
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System:   42%
    User:   46%
 
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Goat
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Reeling from a terrifying assault, a nineteen year old enrolls into college with his brother and pledges the same fraternity. What happens there, in the name of 'brotherhood,' tests him and his loyalty in brutal ways.
Plot: fraternity, college, student, sibling relationship, brother brother relationship, knocking on a door, college campus, kicking, keys, dormitory, jumping into water, soccer ball ...
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System:   42%
    User:   50%
 
American Wrestler: The Wizard
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.
Plot: wrestling, teenage boy, sport, ostracism, hostility, wrestler, wrestling match, school bully, graffiti, bigotry, ethnic slur, mooning ...
Place: iran, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   38%
 
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Mario
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Two young gay soccer players get caught up between the politics of the game and the politics of love. In Swiss German.
Plot: soccer, gay, changing room, shower room, male male kiss, forbidden love, gay protagonist, gay kiss, falling in love, sex scene, gay athlete, first love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   46%
 
All the Right Moves
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sensitive study of a headstrong high school football star who dreams of getting out of his small Western Pennsylvania steel town with a football scholarship. His equally ambitious coach aims at a college position, resulting in a clash which could ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, touching, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: college, high school, small town, underdog, friendship, drinking, coming of age, football, sport, ambition, happy ending, athlete's life ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: pennsylvania, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   37%
 
Tom Brown's Schooldays
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The determined new headmaster of an English prep school attempts to reform the frequently unruly students, who are tormented by a ruthless bully.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: boarding school, dedicated educator, hardcase students, social misfits, bullying, idealism, coming of age, teachers and students, boarding school life, rugby, teenage life, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   32%
 
A Fantastic Woman
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Germany, Spain, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Marina's life is thrown into turmoil following the death of her partner. Mourning the loss of the man she loved, she finds herself under intense scrutiny from those with no regard for her privacy.
Style: lyrical
Plot: singer, waitress, death of lover, loss, women, love, locker, crematorium, sauna, car wash, aspiring singer, gender ...
Place: chile, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   35%
 
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Brothers
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: bollywood, martial artist, shower room, ex convict, taking a shower, male in shower, funeral, birthday, shower, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   37%
 
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Beach Rats
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An aimless teenager on the outer edges of Brooklyn struggles to escape his bleak home life and navigate questions of self-identity, as he balances his time between his delinquent friends, a potential new girlfriend, and older men he meets online.
Plot: gay sex, bisexual, prostitution, homosexuality, coming out, gay, gay kiss, male nudity, pubic hair, handball, medicine cabinet, palm reading ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   36%
 
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