Movies like Getting Physical

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Getting Physical (1984)
 6.2
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Getting Physical (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Plot: female athlete, bodybuilding, self esteem, championship, dancing, father daughter relationship, competition, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, overweight, ridicule, female bodybuilder, muscle, bikini

Most similar movies to Getting Physical

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, touching and semi serious films with plots about sport, ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry, underdog, friendship and competition mostly in Drama, Sport and Comedy genres. Some movies like Getting Physical: She Ball (2020), Mystery, Alaska (1999), When Billie Beat Bobby (2001), eHero (2018), Longshot (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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She Ball (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On a mission to save his Inglewood community center, Avery Watts enlists a talented basketball player, Shelby, to help him win the grand prize in a street ball tournament. Together, Avery and Shelby challenge local politicians, gangs and their own ...
Style: inspirational, captivating, feel good, touching, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: hopes, name calling, athlete and trainer, life philosophy, believe in yourself, love story, strongman, contests and competitions, independence, heroes, love of one's life, unstoppable ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Mystery, Alaska (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In Mystery, Alaska, life revolves around the legendary Saturday hockey game at the local pond. But everything changes when the hometown team unexpectedly gets booked in an exhibition match against the New York Rangers. When quirky small-towners, ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, underdog, sport, contests and competitions, ambition, ice hockey, championship, gay slur, mayor, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: alaska, usa, new york, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
When Billie Beat Bobby (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: .The historic 1973 tennis match between middle-aged champion Bobby Riggs and young feminist Billie Jean King.
Style: uplifting, touching, sincere, semi serious, captivating ...
Plot: battle of the sexes, fighting the system, rise to the top, athlete's life, ambition, rivalry, relationship vs career, athlete and trainer, underdog, contests and competitions, sport, ego clash ...
Time: 70s, year 1973, year 1972
Place: texas, usa, new york, england, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.6
 812
eHero (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An up-and-coming video gamer faces his greatest challenge yet as he and his team must overcome a fiery gaming superstar, as well as their own battling egos, to win the ultimate video game championship.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: championship, superstar, game, gamer, video game, competition, team, contests and competitions, computer game, sport, world championship wrestling, world cup ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
 4.9
 122
Longshot (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When one of the foosball team members is injured, a 14-year-old girl takes the champion's place.
Plot: soccer, competition, travel, teenager, tournament, team, money, foosball
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.6
 28K
Heavy Weights (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Camp Hope is a summer retreat for overweight boys run by a kindly couple who make the campers feel comfortable with their extra pounds. But when tyrannical fitness guru Tony buys the camp, he puts the kids on a cruel regimen that goes too far. Sick ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: summer camp, overweight, instructor, family, buddies, youth, rescue, young heroes, goofy hero, mischievous children, nothing goes right, righting the wronged ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Miracle Season (2018)
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.
Style: touching, serious, rough, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: volleyball, friend, teenage girl, female athlete, coach, unhappiness, high school, friendship, sport, dancing, mother daughter relationship, gymnasium ...
Time: year 2014, year 2011
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A League of Their Own (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: As America's stock of athletic young men is depleted during World War II, a professional all-female baseball league springs up in the Midwest, funded by publicity-hungry candy maker Walter Harvey (Garry Marshall). Competitive sisters Dottie ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, chick flick, kids, teens
Plot: world war two, friendship, baseball, female friendship, rivalry, sport, contests and competitions, hopes, ambition, underdog, female athlete, coach ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: chicago illinois, usa, oregon, colorado, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 559
Sex & Mrs. X (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman regains her sense of self through a sexual reawakening after her husband leaves her for another woman.
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self esteem, seduction, breakup, starting over, self confidence, journalist, infidelity, self discovery, divorce, battle of the sexes, love and romance, feminism ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
...All the Marbles (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A two-bit promoter tries to take a women's wrestling team to the top.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, road movie
Plot: wrestling, power relations, athlete and trainer, rivalry, athlete's life, femme fatale, sport, ambition, underdog, gangsters, lifestyle, rise to the top ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
 82K
Semi-Pro (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jackie Moon is the owner, promoter, coach, and star player of the Flint Michigan Tropics of the American Basketball Association (ABA). In 1976 before the ABA collapses, the National Basketball Association (NBA) plans to merge with the best teams of ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, inspirational, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: basketball, championship, cheerleader, sport team, coach, sport, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, contests and competitions, rivalry, ambition, hopes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Chicks With Sticks (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story takes the battle of the sexes into the hockey arena, as Paula Taymore - who almost once made the Olympic team - finds herself drawn into a challenge match against an irritating local men's squad. Fresh from a painful divorce, and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, touching ...
Plot: battle of the sexes, female athlete, ice hockey, against the odds, ambition, sport, romance, contests and competitions, feminism, fall in love, sport team, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Dernier stade (1994)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Belgium, France, Switzerland, Germany
Story: No overview found
Plot: twenty something, nudity (full frontal - brief), male female relationship, doctor, german, pregnancy, reporter, champion, french, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, athlete, sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
You Must Remember This (1992)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An independent filmmaker has left his profession and keeps it a secret. Years later, his niece finds his old films in a locked trunk and discovers his strong principles when it came to supporting his actors and his art overall.
Style: inspirational
Plot: secret, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, hairdresser, reconciliation, hollywood, trust, honor, responsibility, best friends, film industry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Despondent over a painful estrangement from his daughter, trainer Frankie Dunn isn't prepared for boxer Maggie Fitzgerald to enter his life. But Maggie's determined to go pro and to convince Dunn and his cohort to help her.
Style: emotional, bleak, sad, rough, bad ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: underdog, determination, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, female boxer, human spirit, sport, boxing, follow your dream, suffering, ambition, mentor protege relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, las vegas, missouri, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.9
 11K
Sink or Swim (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: 40-year-old Bertrand has been suffering from depression for the last two years and is barely able to keep his head above water. Despite the medication he gulps down all day, every day, and his wife's encouragement, he is unable to find any ...
Style: sincere, humorous, light, touching, feel good
Plot: synchronized swimming, coach, physical appearance, overcoming, ambition, life philosophy, stereotypes, happy ending, performance, financial problem, working class, competition ...
Time: 2010s
Place: norway, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 8.1
 559K
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, inspirational, touching, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: underdog, boxing, self esteem, training, fight, contests and competitions, ambition, life is a bitch, tough guy, rivalry, lifestyle, follow your dream ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 12K
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, absurd, light, realistic, clever ...
Plot: gymnastics, small town, rise and fall, rivalry, training, olympics, ambition, sex scene, female protagonist, rudeness, gymnast, toilet humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 7.5
 209K
I, Tonya (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the U. S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the sport is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes.
Style: humorous, suspense, rough, absurd, ironic ...
Plot: figure skating, abusive mother, female athlete, emotional abuse, olympics, competition, mother daughter relationship, rivalry, fondling, skating, taunting, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s, year 1992, year 2003, year 1991, year 1986 ...
Place: detroit, minneapolis minnesota, portland oregon, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
 160
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, self esteem, coach, jealousy, love, rivalry, friendship, winner, boat, rowing
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 3K
Bigger (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The inspirational tale of the grandfathers of the fitness movement as we now know it, Joe & Ben Weider. Battling anti-Semitism, racism and extreme poverty, the brothers beat all odds to build an empire & inspire future generations.
Style: captivating, inspirational, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: bodybuilding, rivalry, fitness, bodybuilder, sport, rise to the top, athlete's life, coworker relationship, male female relationship, manager, brother brother relationship
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.0
 518
Alex in Wonder (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A girl in the 1970s dreams of becoming a ballerina while struggling with the divorce of her kooky parents.
Style: sincere, light, humorous, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: sex, teenage girl, teenage life, sexual relations, love and romance, teenage love, parents and children, artists and showbiz, teen angst, father daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, family relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Life of the Party (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Story: A group of friends plan an intervention to help their pal address his drinking problem. Things go awry when the shrink they hired fails to show up
Style: realistic, semi serious, psychological, touching, humorous ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, friendship, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, love and romance, family problems, parents and children, social decay, dysfunctional family, bittersweet, husband wife relationship, drunkenness ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 6.3
 167K
Blades of Glory (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a much-publicized ice-skating scandal strips them of their gold medals, two world-class athletes skirt their way back onto the ice via a loophole that allows them to compete together as a pairs team.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: rivalry, skating, figure skating, farce, competition, championship, friendship, coach, sport, olympics, ambition, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2002, 2010s
Place: usa, detroit, montreal, north korea, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Goodbye, Franklin High (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Comic melodrama following the day-to-day life of high school senior Will, a promising but naive athlete struggling with choices that could determine his future, romance and family difficulties.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friends, couples, sport team, power relations, lifestyle, hopes, sport, partners, buddies, youth, ambition ...
Time: 70s
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
 4K
Blackball (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Blackball follows the fortunes of Cliff Starkey, a working-class fine of lawn bowls with an exceptional talent. Wanting to take on the Aussies he manages to become regional champion, only to get banned. Sports agent Rich Schwartz picks him up and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Plot: rivalry, athlete's life, ambition, against the rules, love affair, social differences, family relations, sport, society, lifestyle, contests and competitions, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.3
 37K
Slap Shot (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: To build up attendance at their games, the management of a struggling minor-league hockey team signs up the Hanson Brothers, three hard-charging players whose job is to demolish the opposition.
Style: humorous, feel good, cynical, exciting, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ice hockey, sport team, small town, sport, contests and competitions, ambition, partners, underdog, rivalry, opponent, athlete and trainer, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 21K
Like Father (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a workaholic young executive, is left at the altar, she ends up on her Caribbean honeymoon cruise with the last person she ever expected: her estranged and equally workaholic father. The two depart as strangers, but over the course of a few ...
Style: sincere, sweet, light, touching, captivating ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, workaholic, father daughter reunion, cruise, father daughter conflict, family relations, father and daughter, parents and children, breakup, humour, family, family reunited ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.6
 4K
Stay Hungry (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Stay Hungry is a 1976 dramatic comedy film by director Bob Rafelson from a screenplay by Charles Gaines. The story centers on a young Birmingham, Alabama, scion, played by Jeff Bridges, who gets involved in a shady real-estate deal. In order to ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious
Plot: friendship, gym, bodybuilding, contests and competitions, rivalry, romance, ambition, society, love and romance, social differences, friends, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: usa, alabama, birmingham alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.0
 16K
Summer Catch (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A coming-of-age romantic comedy set against the backdrop of the Cape Cod Baseball League. Local boy Ryan Dunne (Freddie Prinze Jr.), now a pitcher for Boston College, meets Tenley Parrish (Jessica Biel), the daughter of a wealthy couple who summer ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sexy, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, athlete's life, rivalry, small town, social differences, sport, baseball, young lovers, lifestyle, follow your dream, ambition, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, massachusetts, new england, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%