Movies like Goldengirl

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Goldengirl (1979)
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Goldengirl (1979)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A neo-Nazi Doctor tries to make a superwoman of his daughter who has been specially fed, exercised & Conditioned since she was a child to run in the Olympics.
Plot: olympics, competition, exploitation

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Most similar movies to Goldengirl

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and feel good films with plots about olympics, competition, sport, coach, rivalry, ambition and athlete's life mostly in Drama, Sport and Biography genres. Some movies like Goldengirl: Running (1979), The Jesse Owens Story (1984), Babe (1975), The Loneliest Runner (1976), Tracktown (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Promise Kept: The Oksana Baiul Story (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The 16-year-old Ukrainian figure skater (Monica Keena) overcomes personal tragedies to become the 1994 Olympic gold medalist.
Plot: ballet, olympics, skating, winter olympics, skater, training, cancer, coach, death, tragedy, mother, success ...
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95%
 5.9
 691
Running (1979)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An Olympic hopeful marathon runner hopes his success will be the answer to his marriage woes and other personal problems.
Plot: male female relationship, fitness, marathon, olympics, family relations, city, divorce, running, sport
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
The Jesse Owens Story (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: The Jesse Owens Story is a biographical film about the black athlete Jesse Owens. Dorian Harewood plays the Olympic gold-winning athlete. The drama won a 1985 Primetime Emmy Award and was nominated for two more.
Plot: racism, olympics, athlete, african american, nazi, nazis, runner, racial prejudice, interracial relations, nazi germany, running, racial segregation ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 7.4
 252
Babe (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This is the life story of Babe Didrikson Zaharias, one of the greatest athletes of the 20th century, from her early Texas tomboy days to her Gold Medal triumphs at the 1932 Olympics, her remarkable career as a champion golfer, her fulfilling ...
Plot: golf, disease, sexism, olympics, romance, cancer, track and field, female athlete, sport
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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The Loneliest Runner (1976)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A teenage bedwetter overcomes the obstacles to be a champion runner.
Plot: bed wetting, runner, child abuse, marathon, loneliness, humiliation, running, olympics, athlete, childhood trauma, sport
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.5
 385
Tracktown (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A bright, talented and lonely long-distance runner twists her ankle as she prepares for the Olympic Trials and must do something she's never done before: take a day off.
Plot: boyfriend, injury, mother daughter estrangement, loneliness, coming of age, trophy, bare breasts, female nudity, crush, mental breakdown, olympics, sex scene ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Going for the Gold: The Bill Johnson Story (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The true story of the first U.S. men's skiing gold medal winner. Bill Johnson is a cocky young adult who dreams of being on the U.S. Olympic Ski Team as a downhill racer. Trouble with the law and a rebellious attitude almost cost him the 1984 ...
Plot: winter olympics, winter sports, olympics, skiing, medal
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Downhill Racer (1969)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An ambitious young skier, determined to break all existing records, is contemptuous of the teamwork advocated by the US coach when they go to Europe for the Olympics.
Style: contemplative, realistic, serious, clever, witty ...
Plot: skiing, ambition, narcissism, teammate, olympics, injury, parents and children, human spirit, politics, hopes, athlete's life, rise to the top ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, switzerland, oregon, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 5.4
 234
Skateboard (1978)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Hollywood agent finds himself in debt to a powerful bookie. To make a fast buck, he creates a team of exceptionally talented skateboarders and enters them in a downhill race. If they win, they will get $20,000
Plot: skateboarding, skateboard, teenager, van, manager, debt, competition, team, travel, money
Time: 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
American Anthem (1986)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Steve is a talented gymnast who has given up competition and is working at his father's bike shop. Julie is the new girl at his old gym, who has moved to town to train with their powerful coach. Inspired by Julie, Steve resumes training. While ...
Style: sincere, touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: gymnast, gymnastics, athlete and trainer, workplace romance, parents and children, family life, couple relations, family relations, contests and competitions, hopes, romance, athlete's life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.2
 271
The Break (1995)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A depressed and destitute Nick Irons, a tennis pro banned from the tour for slugging a player during a TV match, agrees to coach a bookie's "head case" son, Joel, who wants to turn pro. The bookie wants his son to get out of tennis ...
Plot: tennis, coach, tied to a bed, competition, hit in the crotch, bonding, briefs, kicked in the crotch
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.3
 9K
Hard Times (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the depression, Chaney, a strong silent streetfighter, joins with Speed, a promoter of no-holds-barred street boxing bouts. They go to New Orleans where Speed borrows money to set up fights for Chaney, but Speed gambles away any winnings.
Style: realistic, serious, harsh, tense, captivating ...
Plot: streetfighting, illegal fistfight, boxing, great depression, street fighter, ambition, contests and competitions, tough heroes, life is a bitch, mafia, beating, hand to hand combat ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 70s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, los angeles, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 5K
Looker (1981)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Plastic surgeon Larry Roberts performs a series of minor alterations on a group of models who are seeking perfection. The operations are a resounding success. But when someone starts killing his beautiful patients, Dr. Roberts becomes suspicious and ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: investigation, murder, model, plastic surgeon, dishonesty, crimes, mind game, amateur detective, technology gone awry, disorder, conspiracy, serial killer ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california, los angeles, beverly hills, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Champions: A Love Story (1979)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two teens become romantically involved as they train for a skating championship.
Style: tragic ending
Plot: figure skating, ice hockey, training, competition, teen romance, accidental death, tragic romance, skating
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.0
 226
Tempting Fate (1998)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: serious, tense, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parallel world, chaos, space and aliens, imaginary, danger, confined, captivity, isolation, experiment gone awry, alienation, old friend, convertible ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Personal Best (1982)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: This film chronicles the relationship of two female world-class athletes. Mariel Hemingway and real-life Olympian pentathlete Patrice Donnelly play runners who train together, compete against each other and eventually become lovers. Scott Glenn ...
Style: sexual, sexy, uplifting, tense, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, nudity (full frontal - brief), olympic athlete, running, track and field, arm wrestling, sport, romance, gays and lesbians, athlete's life, gender, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976, 80s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.6
 516
Ice Angel (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The film tells the story of Matt, a male hockey player who dies in a game and comes back to life as Sara Bryan, a female figure skater due to an accident made by an angel that caused the hockey player to die. Both share the dream of competing in the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, touching
Plot: rebirth, reincarnation, angel, competition, coach, ice hockey, misunderstanding, ice skater, gender bending, olympics, heaven, skating ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Rooster: Spurs of Death! (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 70's drama about a cock fighter and his son and the goings on of the cockfighting industry.
Plot: exploitation, deception, cheating, dwarf, talking animals, cockfight, prostitute
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Without Limits (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The film follows the life of famous 1970s runner Steve Prefontaine from his youth days in Oregon to the University of Oregon where he worked with the legendary coach Bill Bowerman, later to Olympics in Munich and his early death at 24 in a car crash.
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: olympics, running, sport, profanity, sexual content, power relations, athlete and trainer, human spirit, contests and competitions, ambition, lifestyle, athlete's life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971, year 1969, year 1970 ...
Place: oregon, usa, munich germany, helsinki finland, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Cutting Edge (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two former Olympians, one a figure skater and the other a hockey player, pin their hopes of one last shot at Olympic glory on one another. That is, of course, if they can keep from killing each other in the process...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: figure skating, romance, skating, olympics, sport, underdog, reluctant partners, athlete's life, rivalry, starting over, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: france, chicago illinois, minnesota, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Nature's Playmates (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Chicago private detective Russell Harper and his assistant, Diana, travel to a Florida nudist camp to find a missing husband and both of them soon become embroided with the life of nudists while falling in love with each other.
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), exploitation, tattoo, male nudity, dance contest, female nudity, nudist camp
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.3
 107
Swamp Girl (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A little blonde girl who is abandoned by her parents in the Florida swamps is rescued and raised by a black man she calls her "Pa".
Plot: alligator, swamp, exploitation, shotgun, child abandonment, on the run, sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.2
 50
Dawn! (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Dawn! is a 1979 Australian sports biopic about the three-time Olympic gold medallist swimmer Dawn Fraser.
Plot: swimming lesson, coach, water, medal, sea, working class, competition, beach, champion, swimming underwater, legend, husband wife relationship ...
Place: tokyo, japan, australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 6.1
 10K
The Bronze (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 2004, Hope Ann Greggory became an American hero after winning the bronze medal for the women's gymnastics team. Today, she's still living in her small hometown, washed-up and embittered. Stuck in the past, Hope must reassess her life ...
Style: semi serious, toilet humor, absurd, light, humorous ...
Plot: gymnastics, small town, rise and fall, gymnast, training, rivalry, ambition, olympics, sex scene, female protagonist, rudeness, sexual humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 6K
Pride (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In this uplifting film based on a true story, coach Jim Ellis (Terrence Howard) shocks the community and changes lives when, aided by a local janitor (Bernie Mac), he sets out to form Philadelphia's first black swim team. But the odds are ...
Style: emotional, serious, uplifting, inspirational, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: swimming, racism, sport, against the odds, life is a bitch, ambition, athlete's life, rivalry, human spirit, youth, ghetto, interracial relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: philadelphia, usa, new orleans, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.5
 44K
The Natural (1984)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: An unknown middle-aged batter named Roy Hobbs with a mysterious past appears out of nowhere to take a losing 1930s baseball team to the top of the league in this magical sports fantasy. With the aid of a bat cut from a lightning struck tree, Hobbs ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: baseball, femme fatale, baseball movie, sport team, underdog, corruption, americana, comeback, childhood sweetheart, haunted by the past, sport, redemption ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Beijing 2008: Games of the XXIX Olympiad (2008)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA, China
TV show
Story: Here's a Special Edition DVD that captures the most dramatic and exciting moments from the 2008 Summer Olympic Games. Officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad, the competition was held in Beijing, People's Republic of China from ...
Plot: olympics, track and field, gymnastics, basketball, swimming pool
Place: china, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.7
 152
Sopernitsy (1985)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sopernitsy (aka The Rivals) is about coaching a winner. Two young ladies are competing in a canoe race. The more experienced girl always wins every competition. But the ladies are not just competitors in sport but are also competitors for the ...
Plot: victory, competition, coach, self esteem, rowing, winner, rivalry, love, jealousy, friendship, boat
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.1
 510K
Rocky (1976)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When world heavyweight boxing champion, Apollo Creed wants to give an unknown fighter a shot at the title as a publicity stunt, his handlers choose palooka Rocky Balboa, an uneducated collector for a Philadelphia loan shark. Rocky teams up with ...
Style: uplifting, touching, captivating, feel good, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: boxing, underdog, tough guy, self esteem, training, fight, contests and competitions, ambition, life is a bitch, determination, life changing experience, follow your dream ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Three Seconds (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The story is set at the 1972 Munich Olympics where the U.S. team lost the basketball championship for the first time in 36 years. The final moments of the final game have become one of the most controversial events in Olympic history. With play ...
Style: inspirational, atmospheric, captivating, motivational
Plot: basketball, sport team, sport, rise to the top, human spirit, rivalry, reputation, stubbornness, happy ending, against the odds, dedication, basketball player ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%