Movies like Breath 2017

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Breath (2017)
 6.7
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Breath (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A pair of teenagers in Western Australia looking to escape the monotony of life in a small town take up surfing lessons from a guy named Sando.
Style: exciting, sincere, captivating, melancholic
Plot: surfing, friendship, friendship between boys, grownups, teenager, ocean, danger, mentor, small town, coming of age, adaptation, storytelling, school, affair, pregnancy, family relations, surgery, child abuse, pregnant woman, teenage boy, father son relationship, smoking, first sexual experience, unplanned pregnancy, drug use ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia

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Most similar movies to Breath

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sentimental and sincere films with plots about friendship, love and romance, family relations, youth, coming of age, friends and male nudity mostly in Drama, Romance and Sport genres. Some movies like Breath: Newcastle (2008), Big Wednesday (1978), Drift (2013), Tan Lines (2005), Australian Rules (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.1
 2K
Newcastle (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Australia, Japan, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: 17-year old Jesse lives in the shadow of his older brother Victor's failure to become surfing's Next Big Thing. Even when he's in his natural habitat of magnificent surf breaks, his blue-collar future is brought home by the coal ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, light, sexual ...
Plot: family relations, friendship, lifestyle, rivalry, surfing, teenage love, twins, teenage life, youth, brother brother relationship, contests and competitions, ocean ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Big Wednesday (1978)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three 1960s California surfers fool around, drift apart and reunite years later to ride epic waves.
Style: exciting, serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: surfing, friendship, youth, cult, follow your dream, extreme sport, ocean or sea, adolescence vs adulthood, americana, coming of age, adolescence, wave ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s, 20th century
Place: california, vietnam, usa, malibu california, hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.3
 5K
Drift (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the 70s two brothers battle killer waves, conservative society and ruthless bikers to kick-start the modern surf industry.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, tense
Plot: surfing, friendship, sport, family business, family relations, brother brother relationship, biker, rivalry, society, workplace, siblings relations, friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 5.3
 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: touching, sincere, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: surfing, coming of age, coming out, brother, homosexuality, self discovery, teenage life, teenage love, sexual relations, friendship, youth, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Australian Rules (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Friends Gary Black (Nathan Phillips) and Dumby Red (Luke Carroll) are on the same soccer team in their coastal Australian town. But to local racists, they're a world apart: Gary is white and Dumby is an Aborigine. This becomes an issue when one ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, interracial relations, racism, family relations, small town, teenage life, romance, youth, lifestyle, love and romance, love affair, discrimination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Stealing Home (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Billy Wyatt (Harmon), a former high school and minor-league baseball baseball player receives a telephone call from his mother revealing that his former child-sitter, and later in his teens, his first love, Katie Chandler (Foster), has died. Wyatt ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, family relations, suicide, bittersweet, aging, love, fall in love, parents and children, friends, prom, self discovery ...
Time: 80s, 1960s, 50s, 60s, 1950s
Place: philadelphia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.5
 2K
North Shore (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On a small stretch of coastline as powerful as a man's will, Rick Kane came to surf the big waves. He found a woman who would show him how to survive, and a challenge unlike any other.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, nostalgic, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: surfing, youth, friendship, sport, coming of age, ambition, adventure, romance, misfit, underdog, rivalry, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: hawaii, arizona, usa, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: sentimental, sincere, touching, realistic, serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: love triangle, small town, coming of age, friendship, pregnancy, discrimination, first love, family relations, locket, teenage life, bittersweet, small town life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1962, 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 3.2
 4K
SPF-18 (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: 18-year-old Penny Cooper spent years pining for Johnny Sanders Jr., but when a mysterious musician shows up on the beach, Penny is torn.
Style: captivating, psychological, sincere, light, cult film
Plot: beach, voyeurism, video camera, surfing, country music, awkward situation, death of father, love and romance, grownups, self discovery, friendship, introspection ...
Time: 21st century
Place: malibu california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Circle of Friends (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 'Circle Of Friends' is set in 1950's Ireland. The movie focuses on Benny Hogan and her best friend, Eve Malone. The story centers around Benny and Eve as they enter student life at University College, Dublin. Here Benny and Eve ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, sincere, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: college, pregnancy, small town, romance, coming of age, betrayal, friendship, love affair, college life, youth, orphan, abortion ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.2
 2K
Kids in Love (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Drifting through his gap year with its internships and travel plans, Jack has always suspected there was more to life than this. A chance encounter with the beautiful and ethereal Evelyn swerves his life radically off course.
Style: captivating, melancholic, sincere, entertaining
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, group of friends, bohemian life, love, lifestyle, friendship, alcohol, party, society, teenage love, friendship between boys, teenage girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
All the Right Moves (1983)
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: feel good, sincere, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: high school, ambition, college, american football, small town, friendship, youth, locker room, coach, sport, self discovery, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.7
 7K
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 ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: self discovery, coming of age, teenage life, love and romance, friendship, romance, fall in love, teenager, couple relations, mother daughter relationship, gas station, sexuality ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.7
 21K
Breaking Away (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dave, nineteen, has just graduated high school, with his 3 friends, The comical Cyril, the warm hearted but short-tempered Moocher, and the athletic, spiteful but good-hearted Mike. Now, Dave enjoys racing bikes and hopes to race the Italians one ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: working class, riding a bicycle, cycling, sport, friendship, coming of age, underdog, bicycle race, bicycle, coming-of-age, adolescence vs adulthood, ambition ...
Time: 70s, quarry, 20th century
Place: indiana, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.7
 30K
Blue Crush (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Nothing gets between Anne Marie and her board. Living in a beach shack with three roommates, she is up before dawn every morning to conquer the waves and count the days until the Pipe Masters competition. Having transplanted herself to Hawaii with ...
Style: feel good, serious, intense, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: surfing, friendship, sport, romance, fall in love, social differences, teenage life, young lovers, lifestyle, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: hawaii, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.2
 6K
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: realistic, sentimental, touching, sincere, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: boarding school, coming of age, friendship, interracial relations, love, boarding school life, self discovery, school, romance, teenage life, opposites attract, forbidden love ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1965, 70s
Place: australia, africa, uganda, kenya, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Being Charlie (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Charlie is a troublesome 18-year-old who breaks out of a youth drug treatment clinic, but when he returns home to Los Angeles, he's given an intervention by his parents and forced to go to an adult rehab. There, he meets a beautiful but ...
Style: melancholic, touching, sincere, exciting, sentimental ...
Plot: drug use, drug addiction, drug addict, father son relationship, love, teenager, friendship, politics, drug rehab, society, family relations, love and romance ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 1K
The Goob (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: We’re in the middle of a heat-wave in Fenland England. Goob Taylor has spent each of his sixteen summers helping Mum run the transport cafe and harvest the surrounding beet fields. When Mum shacks up with swarthy stock-car supremo and ladies’ ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, emotional, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, family relations, teenage love, youth, parents and children, small town, teenage boy, 16 year old, friendship, summer, optimism, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 3K
Blue Crush 2 (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Haunted by the memory of her deceased mother, Dana leaves Malibu behind and heads to South Africa to fulfill her mother's dream of surfing Jefferys Bay.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: surfing, friendship, beach, ambition, surfer, ocean, hopes, youth, rivalry, contests and competitions, love and romance, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, beverly hills, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
In God's Hands (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Three pro surfers - gifted Shane, once-great Mickey and rising young star Keoni travel to Madagascar, Bali and Hawaii in search for the ultimate wave.
Style: semi serious, captivating, sincere, disturbing, humorous
Plot: friendship, travel, surfing, wave, ambition, adventure, danger, rivalry, escapades, love and romance, surfboard, surfer ...
Place: latin america, mexico, hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Oscar and Lucinda (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: After a childhood of abuse by his evangelistic father, misfit Oscar Hopkins becomes an Anglican minister and develops a divine obsession with gambling. Lucinda Leplastrier is a rich Australian heiress shopping in London for materials for her newly ...
Style: captivating, touching, surreal, melancholic, gloomy ...
Plot: gambling, obsession, inheritance, wager, fall in love, friendship, introspection, love and romance, obsessive quest, college, ship, murder ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: australia, england, europe, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.6
 21K
Shelter (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Forced to give up his dreams of art school, Zach works dead-end jobs to support his sister and her son. Questioning his life, he paints, surfs and hangs out with his best friend, Gabe. When Gabe's older brother returns home for the summer, Zach ...
Style: touching, sincere, romantic, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gay relationship, coming out, gays and lesbians, best friends, homosexual, grownups, gay teenager, homosexuality, gay romance, teenage life, surfing ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: california, southern california, san francisco, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adoption, friendship, orphan, best friends, orphanage, rivalry, couple relations, parents and children, youth, love and romance, male friendship, beach ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 2000s ...
Place: australia, south australia, england, london, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 6.6
 8K
Vision Quest (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: High school wrestler Louden Swain is a man obsessed , trying to shed 23 pounds in a dangerously short time and take on Shute, the undefeated, tough-as-nails 168-pound champion who's the best wrestler in the state. Matthew Modine stars as the ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, inspirational, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, high school, underdog, rivalry, sport, love, wrestling, high school life, romance, lifestyle, athlete's life, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington state, washington d.c., new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.1
 962
Tilva Rosh (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Serbia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Bor, in eastern Serbia, was once home to the largest copper mine in Europe. Now it’s just the biggest hole. This astutely observed coming-of-age film captures the pitfalls of the adult world, where idealism no longer seems to have a place, as two ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, small town, youth, coming of age, romance, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, rebelliousness, rebellion, buddies, labor union ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
 933
Beneath Clouds (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of Lena, the light-skinned daughter of an Aboriginal mother and Irish father and Vaughn, a Murri boy doing time in a minimum security prison in North West NSW. Dramatic events throw them together on a journey with no money and no ...
Style: serious, sincere, captivating, realistic
Plot: racism, prison, coming of age, on the road, couples, opposites attract, life is a bitch, love and romance, young heroes, family relations, mother daughter relationship, interracial relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.2
 524
Windrider (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A rock star falls for a rich man's son who competitively board-sails the coast of Western Australia.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, melancholic, disturbing ...
Plot: surfing, love affair, contests and competitions, love and romance, romance, ambition, nudity (full frontal - brief), competition, father son relationship, beach, fall in love, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Love is the Word (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Love is the Word is a moving, romantic and funny coming-of-age drama about the magic of first love and the misery of first lost, set in 1978: the year 'Grease' hit the big screen.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: coming of age, first love, teenager, love and romance, family relations, youth, hopes, parents and children, village, leukemia, teenage love, teenage sexuality ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 3K
Tim (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Handsome but backward gardener Tim Melville has a new woman in his life. She is Mary, his widowed employer, a woman who had given up on love until she had found Tim. At first they are friends. But soon they become lovers, as Mary, drawn to ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, older woman younger man relationship, mentally challenged, small town, romance, misfit, society, single parent, social misfits, unlikely couple, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Peaceful Warrior (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A chance encounter with a stranger changes the life of a college gymnast.
Style: philosophical, inspirational, sincere, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, athlete and trainer, human spirit, mentor, enlightenment, coach, wise man, gymnastics, wisdom of life, philosophy, rehabilitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%