Movies and TV shows like Sweat

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Sweat (1996)
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Sweat (1996)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Sweat is an Australian drama series created by John Rapsey and produced by Barron Entertainment in Perth. The show aired on Network Ten in 1996 and centred around students at an Australian school for the athletically gifted. Sweat was Heath Ledger's first regular role on a television series; he played Snowy Bowles, a gay cyclist. Scenes shot in & around Perth included at locations such as Challenge Stadium & the now defunct Perry Lakes Stadium, scene of the 1962 Commonwealth Games.
Audience: teen drama
Plot: teenager, high school, homosexual, swimming, olympics, riding a bicycle, gay interest, cycling, sport
Place: australia

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Most similar movies to Sweat

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, captivating, serious and sentimental films and TV series with plots about teenager, high school, teenage life, youth, school, boyfriend girlfriend relationship and teenage girl mostly in Drama, Sport and Romance genres. Some movies like Sweat: Up on High Ground (2014), Holly's Heroes (2005), Heartbreak High (1994), The White Shadow (1978), TV 101 (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Up on High Ground (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: A likable college psychology student is tested daily with his roomies, one in friendship, and the other on patience as a third wheel freeloader. A contemporary life effort in the psychological, even pathological, and pretty typical day of students ...
Plot: school, high school, roommate, teenager, christianity, neighbor, student, christian
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95%
Holly's Heroes (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Holly's Heroes is a children's drama series produced as a collaboration between the Nine Network in Australia and TVNZ in New Zealand. It was produced as a series of 26 episodes and first screened in 2005.
Style: light, captivating, entertaining
Plot: basketball team, teacher student relationship, teenager, basketball, coach, friendship, basketball player, high school basketball, high school, sport team, sport, direction and purpose ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Heartbreak High (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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: touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenager, hardcase students, society, lifestyle, buddies, coming of age, dedicated educator, underdog, teenage life, teachers and students, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
The White Shadow (1978)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The White Shadow is an American drama television series that ran on the CBS network from November 27 1978, to March 16 1981.
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, sincere, touching
Plot: basketball, high school, society, ambition, hardcase students, sport, youth, power relations, domestic violence, latinos, dedicated educator, rebellion ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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TV 101 (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: TV 101 is an American drama series that aired on CBS from 1988 until 1989. The series stars Sam Robards, Brynn Thayer, Leon Russom and Andrew Cassese. Other notable cast members include Stacey Dash, Teri Polo, Alex Désert and Matt LeBlanc. The ...
Plot: high school, teacher, high school teacher, school life, juvenile delinquent, teenage girl, social issues, video, high school friends, teaching, teenage boy, teenager ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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Bodyline (1984)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 330 min.
TV show
Story: Dramatization of the 1932/33 Test cricket series between England and Australia. Played in Australia, the series gained notoriety in Australian and worldwide cricketing history for the fact that the English team (headed by captain Douglas Jardine) ...
Plot: cricket the game, bowling
Time: 1930s
Place: australia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Dangerous Minds (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dangerous Minds is an American drama television series that aired on ABC network between September 1996 and March 1997. The series is based on the motion picture film, Dangerous Minds. Annie Potts stars in the lead role originated by Michelle ...
Plot: ghetto, high school, teacher, ex soldier, high school teacher, teenager, school, teaching
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Make It or Break It (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the world of competitive gymnastics, the series follows a group of teen Olympic hopefuls as they train for their day in the spotlight.
Style: feel good, serious, sentimental, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: gymnastics, athlete's life, sport, female athlete, friends, rivalry, youth, social relations, follow your dream, ambition, hopes, newcomer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Euphoria (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: A group of high school students navigate love and friendships in a world of drugs, sex, trauma, and social media.
Style: depressing, thought provoking, captivating, serious, psychedelic ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: drugs, drug addict, teenage life, sex, youth, high school, teenager, sexuality, first love, alcohol, transsexual, friends ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Friday Night Lights (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Friday Night Lights is an American drama television series based around a high school football team situated in Texas. The series takes place in the fictional town of Dillon: a small, close-knit community in rural Texas. Particular focus is given to ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school, athlete and trainer, sport team, friendship, coach, football, contests and competitions, sport, teenage life, human spirit, career, ambitious ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Grand Army (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Five students at the largest public high school in Brooklyn take on a chaotic world as they fight to succeed, survive, break free and seize the future.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, emotional, entertaining
Plot: teenager, high school, fight, racism, racist, direction and purpose, social problems, social issues, society, social relations, schoolgirl, human rights ...
Place: brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Northwood (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Northwood is a Canadian drama television series which aired on CBC Television from 1991 to 1994 about the lives of teenagers living in North Vancouver, British Columbia. The series was created and produced by Nick Orchard.
Plot: pregnancy, soap, teenage boy, drug, teenage girl, high school, university, prostitution, drugs, teenage pregnancy, college, teenager
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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School (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: When successful businesswoman Katya's daughter tries to commit suicide, she becomes an economics teacher in order to be closer to her daughter and understand what the kids are up to at school. At the same time, Alex, a new English teacher, ...
Style: romantic, captivating, realistic, sentimental
Audience: teen drama
Plot: first sex, teachers and students, school, teenager, youth, teenage love, family relations, bitch, betrayal, friendship, manipulation, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Red Oaks (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A coming-of-age comedy set in the "go-go" 80s that is equal parts hijinks and heartfelt about a college student enjoying a last hurrah before summer comes to an end--and the future begins. David Myers, an assistant tennis pro at the Red ...
Style: sincere, semi serious, humorous, light, feel good ...
Audience: teen drama, teens, student film, teen comedy
Plot: nostalgia, coming of age, family relations, grownups, golf club, teenage protagonist, teenage sexuality, first love, teenage love, teenage boy, teen romance, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Extracurricular (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Determined to escape a dead-end life, a gifted high school student turns to a world of serious crime to ensure he can pay for college.
Style: suspense, serious, disturbing, controversial
Audience: teen drama
Plot: school, secret life, high school life, teenager, korean, high school, school life, crimes, undercover, danger, life is a bitch, student ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
You'll Get Over It (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
TV show
Story: When Vincent finds himself a victim of outing in his high school, he must accept to live with the drastic changes it provokes, and redefine his relationships with his friends and family.
Style: touching, sincere, sexual, semi serious, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, love and romance, friendship, youth, gays and lesbians, teenage love, coming out, teenage life, gay, high school life, gay teenager, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Tracks of Glory (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 184 min.
TV show
Story: Racial barriers are broken in circa-1900 Australia by Major Taylor, who becomes a world-champion bicycle racer.
Plot: cycling, riding a bicycle, contest, glory, african american, australian, racing, television, champion, marriage, husband wife relationship, world champion ...
Time: 90s, turn of the century
Place: australia, adelaide south australia, south australia, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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15/Love (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, France
TV show
Story: 15/Love was a Canadian-produced television series that revolves around the lives of aspiring young tennis players at the Cascadia Tennis Academy. The show was created by Karen Troubetzkoy and Derek Schreyer, and was filmed in the city of Montreal ...
Style: light, captivating, entertaining
Plot: tennis, teenager, teenage life, grownups, athlete's life, love and romance, adolescence, sport, life, training, single parent, coming of age
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Life Unexpected (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Life Unexpected is a coming-of-age family drama that centers around 16-year-old Lux, who was given up for adoption at birth but never adopted. When she is put back into the custody of her estranged-since-high-school birth parents, Cate and Baze, the ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Audience: teen drama, girls' night
Plot: foster child, teenager, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, adolescence, teenage life, immature, thirtysomething life, proposal, judge, father son relationship, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Greenhouse Academy (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: When teen siblings Hayley and Alex enter an elite boarding school, they find rivalry, romance and a mystery related to the recent loss of their mom.
Style: captivating, light, feel good, colourful, futuristic
Audience: teen drama
Plot: school, mystery, astronaut, brother sister relationship, technology, relationships, teenager, conspiracy, conflict, death of mother, society, sibling
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Last Game (1995)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A young woman who has bad hearing tries to play basketball.
Plot: basketball, coach, teenager, faith, crying girl, latex gloves, crying woman, basketball player, sign language, crying, basketball court, caucasian ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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All About Us (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: All About Us is an American teen comedy-drama series that aired on NBC during the station's TNBC lineup from August 4, 2001 to November 10, 2001. It was produced by Peter Engel Productions.
Style: sitcom
Audience: teen drama
Plot: high school, female friendship, italian american, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friend
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Alex (1992)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Australia, New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It is New Zealand 1959. Teen swimmer Alex Archer has to battle set backs, intense rivalry and personal tragedy in her bid to win selection for the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome.
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: against the odds, strong female presence, athlete's life, youth, young lovers, contests and competitions, rivalry, sport, feminism, school, human spirit, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 90s, 50s, year 1959, year 1960, 1950s
Place: new zealand, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The River Kings (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: Filmed on South Australia's glorious River Murray, this television mini-series is set during the 1920s and tells of the story of a runaway who escapes to the river to work on a paddle-boat steamer and his friendship with an old salt captain ...
Plot: riverboat, young man, steam, australian, water, ship, captain, television, runaway, river boat, river, tv ...
Time: 1920s
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Skins (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Irreverent comedy drama which follows the messy lives, loves, delirious highs and inevitable lows of a group of raucous teenage friends in Bristol.
Style: captivating, realistic, cynical, semi serious, sexual ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, sexual relations, drugs/alcohol, friends, homosexual, youth, party, looking for sex, underage drinking, friendship, siblings relations, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Difficult teens (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Style: captivating, sincere
Plot: coming of age, athlete and trainer, sport, adolescence, teenager, teenage boy, social problems, mischievous children, athlete's life, teenage life, ex athlete, sport competition ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Circle of Lies (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Once the most popular girl at Short Beach High, Denise Dixon finds her life turned upside-down after one night of terror. Rumours and violent backstabbing run rife. Life in Short Beach will never be the same.
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, beach, surfboard, high school, blonde, teenager, bullying
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 8.6
 29K
Skam (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a young teenager group, born 1999, and a pupil on Hartvig Nissens upper secondary school in Oslo, and her friends and their life, troubles, scandals and every day life. Which of the members represented changes per season.
Style: emotional, sweet, dramatic, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: teenage sexuality, teenager, lgbt, teenage boy, teenage sex, gay teenager, teenage protagonist, friendship, high school hunk, teenage girl, teen angst, gay relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, oslo norway, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Cherry Orchard (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: At an all girl school, a group of girls annually stages a play. This year they pick Anton Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard." After vigorous rehearsals the play faces cancellation because one student gets caught smoking after school.
Plot: high school, theatre play, japanese schoolgirl, lesbian, girl, teenager, friendship between girls
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.7
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Wonderland (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Wonderland is a warm and engaging relationship drama revolving around four couples at very different stages of life – the star-crossed singles, blissful newlyweds, hot new lovers and long-term marrieds. We join them as they navigate the ...
Plot: apartment, bet, coast, apartment building, best friend, brother sister relationship, dating, seaside, promise, wedding, runaway bride, flatmate ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%