Movies like Breath

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Breath
Genre: Drama, 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.
Plot: coming of age, surfing, small town, affair, school, boredom, danger, friendship between boys, teenager, australian, friend, friendship
Place: australia

Most similar movies to Breath

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about coming of age, youth, friendship, family relations, school, teenage life and small town mostly in Drama, Sport and Romance genres. Some movies like Breath: Tan Lines (2005), Airborne (1993), Australian Rules (2002), North Shore (1987), The Turning (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 5.3
 983
Tan Lines
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: serious, sexual, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, best friends, small town, gays and lesbians, young lovers, ocean or sea, romance, self discovery, brother, homosexuality, ocean, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 6.2
 6K
Airborne
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mitchell Goosen is sixteen/seventeen year old kid from California who loves to surf and roller blade. Yet, his parents, who are two zoologists were given a grant to work in Australia. The only problem was: Mitchell couldn't go with them. So, he ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, underdog, contests and competitions, adventure, friendship, high school life, teenage life, school, rivalry, coming of age, fish out of water, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, california, ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   88%
    User:   91%
 
Australian Rules
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: serious, emotional, realistic, uplifting, sentimental ...
Plot: athlete's life, village, underdog, romance, small town, athlete and trainer, sport, interracial relations, racism, discrimination, sport team, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   88%
    User:   77%
 
 6.5
 2K
North Shore
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, romantic, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: surfing, coming of age, mentor, underdog, adventure, young lovers, contests and competitions, romance, friendship, sport, drinking, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
Place: hawaii, arizona, california, usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   69%
 
 6.0
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The Turning
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Seventeen talented Australian directors from diverse artistic disciplines each create a chapter of the hauntingly beautiful novel by multi award-winning author Tim Winton. The linking and overlapping stories explore the extraordinary turning points ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: human nature, postmodernism, small town, introspection, haunted by the past, moral dilemma, friendship, infidelity, parents and children, homecoming, small town life, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   93%
 
Big Wednesday
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: serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friendship, surfing, coming of age, cult, adolescence, buddies, coming-of-age, unlikely friendships, mentor, pornography, drinking, life philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: california, hawaii, usa, vietnam, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   70%
 
 6.2
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Newcastle
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: sexy, serious, realistic, feel good, sexual
Plot: best friends, contests and competitions, friendship, coming of age, siblings relations, teenage love, teenage life, twentysomething life, kids in trouble, surfing, ambition, youth ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   64%
 
 5.8
 959
Puberty Blues
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The mating rituals of two teenage surf chicks from the southern suburbs of Sydney.Meet Sue, a teenage Australian girl in the late 70s, whose life mainly consists of doing what everyone else does - watch the surfing boys and have sex with the same ...
Style: semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: coming of age, school, buddies, juvenile delinquency, college, social misfits, suburbs, young lovers, friendship, innocence lost, self discovery, teenage love ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   67%
 
Heartbreak High
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Heartbreak High is a popular Australian television series that ran for five years from 1994 to 1999. The series dealt with the students of Hartley High, a tough high school in a multi-racial area of Sydney, and proved to be a more gritty and ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, drugs/alcohol, buddies, hardcase students, high school life, suburbs, teenage life, coming of age, ambition, teenager, youth, social relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   68%
 
 6.7
 186
2 Friends
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Two girls, at 15; Louise, in a prestigious girls' high school, and Kelly, who was admitted but forbidden by her father to attend. This is the end of their friendship, and from here the film progresses in a backwards time line to a final freeze ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, surreal
Plot: best friends, school, road not taken, boarding school, teenage life, college, high school, youth, couples, friendship, family relations, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   54%
 
The Winter Guest
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: It's winter in a small Scottish village near the sea, and multiple lives intersect in a day. Frances (Emma Thompson) has just lost her husband to an early death, so her mother, Elspeth (Phyllida Law), travels to Frances' house to reconnect ...
Style: bleak, talky, touching, serious, reflective ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, dealing with death, life & death, adolescence, loneliness, existentialism, starting over, fantasy world, small town, human nature, solitude, life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: scotland, europe, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   60%
 
 6.6
 864
Opal Dream
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Pobby & Dingan are invisible. They live in an opal town in Australia and are friends with Kellyanne, the 9 year-old daughter of an opal miner. The film tells the story of the bizarre and inexplicable disappearance of Pobby & Dingan, ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, family, small town, single parent, wilderness, young heroes, introspection, friendship, self discovery, terminal illness, imaginary friend, miner ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   67%
 
 5.3
 2K
Blue Juice
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: JC is the hero of the Cornish surfing community. Staring thirty hard in the face, he fears that the wave that has carried him through a prolonged adolescence is heading for the rocks as his girlfriend pressures him for commitment and his friends ...
Style: realistic, humorous, feel good, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: surfing, friendship, coming of age, british, best friends, drinking, love, drug abuse, sex, buddies, relationships, destiny ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, hawaii, scotland, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   61%
 
The Getting of Wisdom
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Getting of Wisdom is based on the 1910 novel by Henry Handel Richardson (born Ethel Florence Lindesay Richardson). Her novel is thought to be an account of her own schooldays at the Presbyterian Ladies College in Melbourne. The film is about a ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: prodigy, social misfits, school, boarding school, human nature, friendship, teachers and students, teaching the ways of the world, teenage love, boarding school life, teenage life, injustice ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, melbourne
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   71%
 
Promised Land
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three recent high school grads - star athlete Hancock, his cheerleader girlfriend, Mary, and the awkward Senator - aim to leave their small town behind and realize big dreams, but their idealistic plans collide with life's harsh realities.
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: friendship, coming of age, school, youth, college, innocence lost, high school, dangerous attraction, small town, wedding, basketball, tattoo ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   56%
 
 6.0
 408
Lovely Rita
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Lovely Rita is a 2001 Austrian drama film directed by Jessica Hausner. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual
Plot: disco, bus, single parent, school, teenage life, youth, small town, family relations, starting over, feminism, sexual relations, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   48%
 
 6.4
 4K
Drift
Genre: 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: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: sport, siblings relations, surfing, family relations, friendship, family business, workplace, friends, biker, forgiveness, surfer, drugs ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   59%
 
 6.9
 7K
2:37
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A contemporary, ensemble drama telling the complex tale of six high school students whose lives are interwoven with situations that so many of today's youth are faced with. The story takes place during a normal school day. At precisely 2:37 a ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, sincere, psychological
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, pregnancy, social misfits, high school life, suicide, teenage life, coming of age, rape, student, school, teenager, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, adelaide south australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   51%
 
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Matted
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Rose Lee is just a typical high school student trying to figure things out. Her dream is to join the boy's wrestling team, but no one is making it easy for her. Along the way, she'll discover that her most difficult opponent may be herself.
Style: student film
Plot: shower, female protagonist, father daughter relationship, television, teenage girl, teenager, teacher, school, psychiatrist, student, friendship, girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   49%
 
 5.8
 238
Blue River
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Edward's father walked out on his family years ago. In the years since, his mother has become a fundamentalist Christian and fallen for the school's self-righteous principal, Henry Howland. When Howland begins to mistreat Edward's ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: dysfunctional family, family life, youth, family relations, school, small town, single parent, betrayal, vengeance, arson, siblings relations, small town life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   42%
 
Kim Novak Never Swam in Genesaret's Lake
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 14-year old Erik gets sent to live with his older brother, Henry, during the summer as his mother is dying in cancer. Henry starts dating Ewa, who is married to Berra. A few days after Ewa shows up battered and bruised from an altercation with ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: school, teachers and students, friendship, crime, ocean or sea, small town life, small town, who done it, crimes, youth, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   51%
 
Speed Walking
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In a quirky, small town, situated in the outskirts of everything, 14-year-old Martin is getting ready for one of the most formal transitions from boy to man; the communion. It's 1976, music's in the air and hormones are blossoming. But in ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Plot: small town, dealing with death, coming of age, death in the family, love triangle, teenage life, life turned upside down, youth, innocence lost, parents and children, teenage love, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   49%
 
The Slaughter Rule
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A young man finds solace with a young woman, his mother, and a high-school football coach who recruits him to quarterback a six-man team.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Plot: athlete's life, human nature, high school, sport, friendship, small town, teenage life, coming of age, sport team, ambition, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   54%
 
Caterina in the Big City
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When her father, Giancarlo is transferred to Rome from the small country town of Montalto Di Castro, Caterina, a 12 years old girl, will discover her new classmates, a totally new world, an ambient extremely divided politically.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: human nature, friendship, parents and children, school, small town, social differences, urban, high school life, teenage life, elementary school, first kiss, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   53%
 
My Brother's Keeper
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Identical twin brothers Lou and Eric plan to compete together in the National Rowing Championships. But when Eric leaves their small town to attend an Ivy League University, the brother's bond is torn apart.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: sport, university, athlete's life, twins, contests and competitions, siblings relations, ambition, youth, family relations, follow your dream, mistaken identity, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   36%
 
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52 Tuesdays
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Sixteen-year-old Billie’s reluctant path to independence is accelerated when her mother reveals plans for gender transition, and their time together becomes limited to Tuesdays. This emotionally charged story of desire, responsibility, and ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: coming of age, transsexual, realism, parents and children, gender, teenage girl, youth, family relations, teenage life, disorder, family, parents separation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   38%
 
 7.3
 23K
Speak
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Freshman high-school student Melinda has refused to speak ever since she called the cops on a popular summer party. With her old friends snubbing her for being a rat, and her parents too busy to notice her troubles, she folds into herself, trying to ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, youth, teachers and students, coming of age, small town, mute or deaf, rehabilitation, mute, rape, parents and children, sexual abuse, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   51%
 
 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   36%
 
 6.0
 229
Steal Me
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Chasing his wayward mother to Montana, fifteen year old Jake finds the picture perfect Tucker family instead who photoshop him into their lives, despite his questionable past. Too bad Jake can not stop himself from stealing, being seduced by the ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, forbidden love, small town, love affair, suburbs, parents and children, siblings relations, midlife crisis, teenage life, kids in trouble, love and romance, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   46%
 
 6.9
 60K
Whip It
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In Bodeen, Texas, Land Of The Dragon, an indie-rock loving misfit finds a way of dealing with her small-town misery after she discovers a roller derby league in nearby Austin.
Style: witty, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, small town, mentor, adolescence, rebellion, beauty pageant, sport, geek, mother daughter relationship, school, best friends, rock ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, california, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   45%
 
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