Movies like Room to Move

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Room to Move (1987)
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Room to Move (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 49 min.
Story: Superstar Nicole Kidman (Days of Thunder) stars in Room to Move, one of the star's earliest roles. Kidman is Carol Trig, a high school track star whose life changes dramatically when she meets and befriends Angie, a troubled dancer whose life directly affects Carol's. Pretty soon, Carol realizes her life has become more than she can handle, and she must learn to balance her time between running, the family she neglects, and her social life: particularly Angie. Originally intended to be one part of a larger miniseries, Room to Move features one of the world's biggest stars in one of her earliest roles. With its straightforward plot, this is a film everyone can enjoy!
Plot: runner, teenager, dancing, classmate, father daughter relationship, athlete, footprint, dance, braless, braless teen

Most similar movies to Room to Move

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, sincere, realistic and entertaining films with plots about teenager, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, family relations, teenage girl, dancing and high school mostly in Drama, Family and Romance genres. Some movies like Room to Move: Girls Step (2015), Thelma (2011), The Miracle of Kathy Miller (1981), Flirting (1991), Mouth to Mouth (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 33
Girls Step (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Azusa (Anna Ishii) and Narumi (Fuka Koshiba) are 2nd grade high school students. They lack confidence and also any kind of ambitions. Hazuki (Karin Ono), Tamaki (Mika Akizuki) and Mika (Miku Uehara) are also unnoticed students at the same high ...
Plot: dance, teenager, dancing, short skirt, gate, mini skirt, japanese schoolgirl, schoolgirl uniform, brunette, bicycle, beach, girl wearing a miniskirt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.7
 35
Thelma (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Philippines
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The film tells the story of a tomboyish Ilocano lass from Ilocos Norte, Thelma (Maja Salvador) whose family is beset with challenges when she discovers her uncanny gift of speed. Her talent then opens doors for her – to elevate her family’s ...
Plot: stubbornness, sister, triumph, teenager, flashback, defeat, locker room, accident, farmer, competition, wheelchair, sister sister relationship ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
The Miracle of Kathy Miller (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: With the support of her parents (Sharon Gless & Frank Converse), an Arizona adolescent (Helen Hunt) overcomes severe injuries to run in a 10K race.
Plot: running, teenager, high school, female athlete, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, teenage girl, athlete, accident, race, hit by a car, runner ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 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, kenya, uganda, paris france, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Mouth to Mouth (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Broke and homeless Australian teenagers in love.
Plot: kissing, street life, black pantyhose, shoplifting, teenager, female stockinged legs, prostitution, tattoo, foster home, undressing, friendship, escape ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.2
 1K
Tiger Cruise (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On its last leg homeward, from Pearl Harbour (Hawaii) to San Diego, the USS Constellation hosts a jolly 'tiger cruise' for USNavy, Marines and USNAF relatives, mainly minors ('Navy brats'). Attitudes and emotions vary from simple ...
Plot: cruise ship, father daughter relationship, father figure, teenager, u.s. military, cruise, girl, kitchen, responsibility, career, teenage boy, airplane ...
Time: september 11 2001
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Alternate Weeks (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A 12 year old girl and her 8 year old brother live one week with their mother and the next week with their father. The girl blamers her mother, a super businesswoman for the divorce and turns all her anger on her. She prefers the weeks with her ...
Plot: father son relationship, teenager, classroom, piano playing, piano teacher, coming of age, brother sister relationship, birthday party, sms, kiss, school, divorce ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Touch the Sun: Princess Kate (1988)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Kate McLelland's life is a normal one of a girl her age in the eastern suburbs, until her discovery that she is adopted. This is the story of her search for her natural mother and the resulting relationship.
Plot: teenage girl, parent child relationship, search for mother, adoptive mother adopted daughter relationship, family relations, adoptive father adopted daughter relationship, family secret, father daughter relationship, birth mother, adopted daughter, adoption, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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1 Chance 2 Dance (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a 17-year old aspiring dancer is uprooted in her high school senior year, she finds herself divided between two boys, and she will have one last shot at making her dream a reality.
Style: captivating, emotional, light, sincere
Plot: dance school, one last chance, dancer, 17 year old, teenager, follow your dream, rivalry, love triangle, friendship, couples, family relations, high school ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Necessary Parties (1988)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Fourteen-year-old Chris Mills goes to court to prevent his parents from ending their marriage.
Plot: marriage, teenager, family relations, lawsuit, mechanic, lawyer, junior high school, middle school, boy hero, 14 year old, disturbed child, high school friend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.4
 1K
Fatima (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Fatima, a Moroccan-born woman who now lives in France with her two teenage daughters, with whom she is barely able to communicate.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, realistic
Plot: studying, teenager, separated parents, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, cleaning lady, racism, working class, language barrier, maid, single mother, school ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Fire in the Stone (1984)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Teenager Ernie lives with his alcoholic father in the harsh and lawless opal fields of Coober Pedy in outback South Australia. When his cache of precious opals is stolen, Ernie and his best friend are determined to find the thief.
Plot: jewel, mining, explosion, christmas, outback, bicycle, kiss, thief, police, desert, jewelry, australian outback ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Back Home (TV Movie) (1989)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: During World War II, young Rusty was sent to America for safety. It's now five years later and the spunky redhead returns to her native England. From the family she hardly remembers to snobby classmates and rule-filled boarding schools, Rusty ...
Plot: world war two, girl, friendship, haircut, dancing, father daughter relationship, little brother, cigarette smoking, brother sister relationship, school, evacuation, family relations ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: britain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Foreign Bodies (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Antonio and Pietro, a man and his child, alone in Milan to fight against illness. Pietro has a brain cancer, to move from South to North Italy seems to be a chance, maybe salvation. Jaber, fifteen years old, lives in Milan with a group of fellow ...
Plot: immigration, teenager, adolescence, hospital, disease, cancer
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Midnight Dancer (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 16 year old Australian girl Belinda (Deanne Jeffs) wants to become a ballerina. To makes ends meet, she takes a job as an exotic dancer in a Sydney cabaret. Eventually, she is able to reach her goal, but not before experiencing humanity at best and ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, nightclub, father daughter relationship, dance, teenage girl, blonde, dancing
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Girl on the Edge (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A powerful true story about the journey of a troubled teenage girl who finds healing in the most unlikely of places, and who must choose to either invest in her own recovery or succumb to the trauma of her past.
Style: suspense, psychological, rough, bleak, sincere ...
Plot: injury, female protagonist, family home, support group, teenager, interracial friendship, girl horse relationship, teenage girl, husband wife relationship, self mutilation, rape, african american ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
XTC Just Don't Do It (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Melissa is een meisje van 15 dat niets liever doet dan dansen. Haar ouders denken dat ze lessen in klassiek ballet volgt maar eenmaal op de dansschool stort ze zich vol overgave op de hiphop danslessen. Melissa is goed bevriend met Jordi en hij is ...
Plot: female director, drug abuse, dancing, dance, drugs, coming of age, kissing, dream, abuse
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 274
Pastor Brown (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When her father unexpectedly falls terminally ill, exotic dancer Jessica "Jesse" Brown returns home for the first time in more than a decade. Her father's dying wish - that she take over as head of Mount Olive Baptist Church - turns ...
Plot: church, sister, dying father, hopes, getting home, jealousy, father daughter relationship, loss, return home, african american protagonist, redemption, pastor
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Beautiful Girl (1969)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A movie transcends totalitarian realities of a post-war Soviet-occupied town to address the most important eternal questions faced by children and their parents alike: self-identity, value human relations, love, vulnerability of a human being, ...
Plot: children, fisherman, earring, typewriter, mother daughter relationship, dog, little girl, smoking, dancehall girl, dancing, girl
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Boy Who Had Everything (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In '60's-era Australia, a college freshman must navigate freshman hazing, a distant mother, and a shaky relationship with his girlfriend.
Plot: runner, crying man, foot race, alcoholic, man undressing, crying, argument, man crying, university, race, alcoholic mother, running ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Wind Carpet (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Japan, Iran
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Japan and Iran are not in close relationship. More than 4 centuries ago, however, Persian carpets were used in the festival of Takayama, a historic city in mountainous area of Honsyu. A man planned to resume the carpet in the festival, and asked ...
Plot: tradition, wedding, prayer, father daughter relationship, childlessness, love, religion, dead wife, childhood love, translator
Place: japan, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Captain Johnno (1988)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "Captain Johnno" is a deaf boy who befriends an Italian fisherman in this Australian made-for-TV family film.
Plot: wristwatch, striking a match, blackboard, bicycle, port, looking in a window, crab, knife, map, tv, beach, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, year 1953
Place: south australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
In Your Wildest Dreams (1991)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: High school senior Mark's wildest dreams come true when he makes a simulated stock purchase that accidentally turns him into a millionaire overnight. But when he discovers that the money belongs to his girlfriend's dad, who needs the funds ...
Plot: family, insider trading, family relations, stock broker, robot, dilemma, computer, decision, high school, stock market, artificial intelligence, teenager
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Forever Young (1983)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: China
Story: Girls at a Beijing High School in 1952 have dreams for China.
Plot: fat girl, teacher, party, schoolgirl, chinese, teenager, camping, high school, female bonding, dormitory, graduation, dorm room ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Wild About Harry (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: British widower Harry Goodhart (Tate Donovan) decides to make a fresh start and moves with his teenage daughters (Danielle Savre and Skye McCole Bartusiak) to Cape Cod in 1973. But Harry can't leave behind the secret that threatens to tear his ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, sexual ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, teenage life, couples, love and romance, youth, gender, gay parent, widower, father daughter relationship, single father, secret ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Anthem of the Heart (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Jun is a girl whose words have been sealed away so that she cannot hurt anyone with them. But, one day, she is nominated to become an executive member of the "community outreach council." On top of that, Jun is also appointed to play the ...
Style: buddy movie, touching, entertaining, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, family outing
Plot: school club, teenage girl, following someone, father daughter relationship, singing, family dinner, cheating, grandfather grandson relationship, mascot, rehearsal, mother daughter relationship, friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.6
 930
Opal Dream (2006)
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: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: imaginary friend, friendship, family relations, terminal illness, imaginary character, siblings relations, culture clash, self discovery, hopes, small town, mischievous children, best friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Only Clouds Move the Stars (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Eleven year old Maria has lost her little brother to cancer. Having disappeared into herself, her mother is no longer there for Maria and her father struggles to keep the family together. Maria meets Jacob, who is the same age as she, but with a ...
Plot: female director, girl, death of son, friend, brother sister relationship, father daughter relationship, mourning, family relations, mother daughter relationship, death of brother, friendship, grandfather granddaughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.9
 398
Second Glance (1992)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Dan Burgess is a Christian. Dan Burgess thinks he's not impacting anyone for the LORD. Dan Burgess thinks he's missing out on "all the fun". Dan Burgess wants out of the Christian life. Then... one day... Dan Burgess is forced to ...
Style: christian film
Plot: christianity, wish fulfillment, high school, prayer, christian, alternate timeline, school, alternate reality, bully, car, christian propaganda, desire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.5
 3K
Rip Tide (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Australia, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 85 min.
Story: There comes a point in everyone’s life when you have to make a decision about the direction you’re going to take. For newly-18 American fashion model Cora, that time is now. She’s moved to an Australian coastal town to be with her favourite ...
Style: romantic, light, colourful, entertaining
Plot: surfing, love and romance, teenage girl, model, family problems, youth, female protagonist, friends, beach, mother daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male objectification ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%