Movies like I, Tonya

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I, Tonya (2017)
 7.5
 135K
I, Tonya (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 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.
Plot: abusive mother, domestic violence, mother daughter relationship, figure skating, cafe, fondling, sport, poverty, rivalry, taunting, overbearing mother, emotional abuse, boxing, bodyguard, violence, fbi, female nudity, sex scene, gun, restaurant, betrayal, divorce, violence against a woman, tragedy, ice skater ...
Time: 1990s, year 1986, year 1991, year 1994, year 1992, year 2003
Place: minneapolis minnesota, portland oregon

Most similar movies to I, Tonya

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, dramatic, interesting and serious films with plots about husband wife relationship, friendship, mother daughter relationship, drinking, father son relationship, ambition and mentor mostly in Drama, Biography and Sport genres. Some movies like I, Tonya: The Fighter (2010), Lovelace (2013), The Look of Love (2013), Raging Bull (1980), Ali (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 314K
The Fighter (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Fighter, is a drama about boxer "Irish" Micky Ward's unlikely road to the world light welterweight title. His Rocky-like rise was shepherded by half-brother Dicky, a boxer-turned-trainer who rebounded in life after nearly being ...
Style: sincere, realistic, captivating, uplifting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: athlete's life, boxing, sport, underdog, self destructing, boxer, addiction, black eye, title bout, shame, ex boxer, irish american ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, atlantic city new jersey, new hampshire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.2
 36K
Lovelace (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Story of Linda Lovelace, who is used and abused by the porn industry at the behest of her coercive husband, before taking control of her life.
Style: sexual, captivating, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: sexual abuse, porn actress, redemption, actor's life, lifestyle, innocence lost, filmmaking, strong sexual content, wannabe, exploit, notoriety, porn ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 2002, year 1970
Place: usa, malibu california, florida, new jersey, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
The Look of Love (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Paul Raymond builds a porn, entertainment and real estate empire that makes him the wealthiest man in Britain, but drugs doom his beloved daughter, Debbie.
Style: realistic, offbeat, sexual, sexy, stylized ...
Plot: pornography, lifestyle, dishonesty, family problems, nightlife, porn, couples, media, artists and showbiz, drugs/alcohol, rise to the top, family relations ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 50s, year 1958 ...
Place: england, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 8.2
 284K
Raging Bull (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: When Jake LaMotta steps into a boxing ring and obliterates his opponent, he's a prizefighter. But when he treats his family and friends the same way, he's a ticking time bomb, ready to go off at any moment. Though LaMotta wants his ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, intense, bloody, harsh ...
Plot: rise and fall, paranoia, jealousy, domestic violence, redemption, boxer, self destructing, career, sport, character study, boxing, argument ...
Time: 40s, 60s, 50s, 20th century, year 1943 ...
Place: bronx new york city, chicago illinois, new york, usa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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 6.8
 87K
Ali (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: In 1964, a brash, new pro boxer, fresh from his Olympic gold medal victory, explodes onto the scene: Cassius Clay. Bold and outspoken, he cuts an entirely new image for African Americans in sport with his proud public self-confidence and his ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: boxing, friendship, vietnam war, politics, african american, muslim, comeback, civil rights, racism, boxer, athlete's life, hopes ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1964 ...
Place: africa, usa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 2002, cable news producer Kim Barker decides to shake up her routine by taking a daring new assignment in Kabul, Afghanistan. Dislodged from her comfortable American lifestyle, Barker finds herself in the middle of an out-of-control war zone. ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, melancholic, factual ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: journalist, soldier, rescue, terrorism, war, journalism, fish out of water, rescue mission, female journalist, battle, danger, murder ...
Time: year 2006, year 2003, year 2005, year 2004, 2000s
Place: afghanistan, middle east, glasgow scotland, big ben london, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.0
 23K
Ice Princess (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: With the help of her coach, her parents, and the boy who drives the Zamboni machine, nothing can stop Casey from realizing her dream to be a champion figure skater.
Style: touching, sentimental, inspirational, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, kids
Plot: figure skating, sport, rivalry, teenage life, high school, athlete's life, competition, contests and competitions, family, school, love, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.6
 13K
Hands of Stone (2016)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Panama, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The legendary Roberto Duran and his equally legendary trainer Ray Arcel change each other's lives.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: rivalry, rags to riches, athlete and trainer, power relations, athlete's life, contests and competitions, sport, ambition, husband wife relationship, kiss, father son relationship, flashback ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: panama
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Movie in collections
Battle of the Sexes (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs.
Style: based on true events, semi serious, captivating, uplifting
Plot: battle of the sexes, tennis, strong female character, wager, sexism, husband wife relationship, friendship, feminism, tennis player, homosexuality, sport, gay ...
Time: year 1973, year 1972, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Chumscrubber (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Chumscrubber is a dark comedy about the lives of people who live in upper-class suburbia. It all begins when Dean Stiffle finds the body of his friend, Troy. He doesn't bother telling any of the adults because he knows they won't care. ...
Style: surreal, dark humor, bleak, clever, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suicide, suburbs, kidnapping, mayor, mistaken identity, psychiatrist, friendship, drug dealing, drug abuse, dysfunctional family, coming of age, loss of son ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Swimming Upstream (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A young man aspiring for recognition of his talents battles against his estranged father's sentiment towards him as the father deals with his own demons.
Style: serious, sincere, uplifting, realistic, touching ...
Plot: swimming, sport, domestic violence, swimmer, dysfunctional family, parents and children, athlete's life, ambition, self discovery, rivalry, underdog, dedication ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s, 20th century, 60s
Place: australia, sydney australia, melbourne australia, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on Jordan Belfort's autobiography.
Style: clever, captivating, biting, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: rise and fall, success, ambition, wall street, cons and scams, millionaire, hotshot hero, blind ambition, money, greed, yuppie, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1987, year 1983, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, big ben london, bahamas, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 8.0
 165K
Cinderella Man (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: The true story of boxer, Jim Braddock who, in the 1920’s after his retirement, has a surprise comeback in order to get him and his family out of a socially poor state.
Style: uplifting, touching, sentimental, emotional, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: human spirit, sport, athlete's life, comeback, underdog, follow your dream, boxing, financial problem, poverty, training, priest, marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 30s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: new jersey, usa, netherlands, madison square garden manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
24 7: Twenty Four Seven (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a typical English working-class town, the juveniles have nothing more to do than hang around in gangs. One day, Alan Darcy, a highly motivated man with the same kind of youth experience, starts trying to get the young people off the street and ...
Style: bleak, realistic, gloomy, rough, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: sport, boxing, idealism, hopes, win over, power relations, drugs/alcohol, life is a bitch, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, urban ghetto life, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: england, europe, cornwall, wales, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.2
 62K
Vice (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff, House ...
Plot: iraq war, september 11 2001, vice president, war on terror, white house, crying woman, terrorist, alcoholic, tv news, hit by a car, fight, u.s. president ...
Time: year 1963, 2010s
Place: united states, pentagon, wyoming, america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.4
 32K
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, cynical, exciting, feel good, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sport, small town, ice hockey, violence, contests and competitions, partners, hockey, ambition, underdog, athlete and trainer, opponent, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.2
 280
Photographer (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The story is freely inspired by the life and work of Jan Saudek, who is probably the most well-known Czech photographer internationally and has indisputably been involved in the development of international photography. He has exhibited and sold his ...
Plot: vulgar language, father daughter incest, cunnilingus, nightmare, obesity, thief, fight, drug addict, urination, womanizer, alcoholic, blackmail ...
Time: 1990s
Place: prague, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.5
 39K
Varsity Blues (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In small-town Texas, high school football is a religion, 17-year-old schoolboys carry the hopes of an entire community onto the gridiron every Friday night. When star quarterback Lance Harbor suffers an injury, the Coyotes are forced to regroup ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, humorous, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: small town, cheerleader, sport, high school, coming of age, obsession, party, american football, police car, football, athlete and trainer, power relations ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
Life During Wartime (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Friends, family, and lovers struggle to find love, forgiveness, and meaning in an almost war-torn world riddled with comedy and pathos. Follows Solondz's film Happiness (1998).
Style: dark humor, disturbing, psychological, humorous, gloomy ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, pedophile, parents and children, couple relations, hopes, crumbling marriage, family relations, haunted by the past, perversion, sexual perversion, obsession, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, miami, new jersey, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The behind the scenes story of the life of A.A. Milne and the creation of the Winnie the Pooh stories inspired by his son Christopher Robin.
Style: factual, melancholic, thought provoking, cynical
Plot: father son relationship, fame, husband wife relationship, children's book, childhood, maggot, playwright, marital problem, nanny, teddy bear, toy, game playing ...
Time: post world war one, year 1941
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.8
 21K
Bleed for This (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The inspirational story of World Champion Boxer Vinny Pazienza, who after a near fatal car crash, which left him not knowing if he'd ever walk again, made one of sports most incredible comebacks.
Style: intense, inspirational, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: underdog, comeback, boxer, broken neck, sport, boxing, male objectification, training, hopes, athlete and trainer, duel, rivalry ...
Place: rhode island, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Play It to the Bone (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Two aging fighters in LA, friends, get a call from a Vegas promoter because his undercard fighters for a Mike Tyson bout that night are suddenly unavailable. He wants them to box each other. They agree as long as the winner gets a shot at the ...
Style: semi serious, talky, exciting, humorous, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sport, friendship, contests and competitions, underdog, hopes, athlete's life, boxing, ambition, on the road, desert, love triangle, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.1
 60K
Invincible (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Inspired by the true story of Vince Papale, a man with nothing to lose who ignored the staggering odds and made his dream come true. When the coach of Papale's beloved hometown football team hosted an unprecedented open tryout, the public ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, captivating, sincere, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, football, underdog, teacher, jealousy, against the odds, determination, divorce, american football, athlete and trainer, power relations, contests and competitions ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 4K
Gracie (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This is the story of a teenager named Gracie Bowen, who lives in South Orange, New Jersey, is crazy about soccer, as are her three brothers and former soccer star father. Although Gracie wants to join her brothers and father in the nightly ...
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: high school, soccer, feminism, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, siblings relations, follow your dream, parents and children, family problems, teenage life, human spirit, death in the family ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, humorous, semi serious, touching, psychological
Plot: friendship, dysfunctional family, social decay, family problems, suburbs, thirtysomething life, love and romance, crumbling marriage, suburban life, parents and children, alcohol abuse, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
 32K
Stronger (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A victim of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 helps the police track down the killers while struggling to recover from devastating trauma.
Style: based on true events, disturbing, suspenseful, compassionate, suspense
Plot: explosion, hospital, bombing, rehabilitation, terrorist bombing, conspiracy, investigation, physical therapy, husband wife relationship, friendship, saving a life, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Mary Queen of Scots (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Mary Stuart attempts to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, only to find herself condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.
Style: serious, realistic, bad ending, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: royal family, rivalry, royal court, cousin cousin relationship, betrayal, state affairs, political unrest, queen elizabeth i, queen, female protagonist, protestant, throne ...
Time: 16th century
Place: scotland, england, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.4
 108K
The Masterpiece (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An aspiring actor in Hollywood meets an enigmatic stranger by the name of Tommy Wiseau, the meeting leads the actor down a path nobody could have predicted; creating the worst movie ever made.
Style: based on true events, light, humorous, feel good, talky
Plot: ambition, hollywood, filmmaking, strange person, making of, aspiring actor, friendship between men, film within a film, bigger dreams, promise, jealousy, ends with biographical notes ...
Time: year 2003, 2000s, 1990s, year 1998
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Fighting with My Family (2019)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Born into a tight-knit wrestling family, Paige and her brother Zak are ecstatic when they get the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to try out for the WWE. But when only Paige earns a spot in the competitive training program, she must leave her loved ...
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, humorous, suspense
Plot: wrestling, family, escapades, youth, rivalry, adaptation, ambition, adventure, lifestyle, hopes, artists and showbiz, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Margot at the Wedding (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Margot and her son Claude decide to visit her sister Pauline after she announces that she is getting married to less-than-impressive Malcolm. In short order, the storm the sisters create leaves behind a mess of thrashed relationships and exposed ...
Style: talky, cynical, clever, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, confession, neighbor, jealousy, sister sister relationship, secret, drugs/alcohol, siblings relations, estrangement, train ride, wedding preparations and rituals, under the surface ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, long island, harvard university, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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