Movies like Blue Crush

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Blue Crush (2002)
 5.7
 31K
Blue Crush (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Nothing gets between Anne Marie and her board. Living in a beach shack with three roommates, she is up before dawn every morning to conquer the waves and count the days until the Pipe Masters competition. Having transplanted herself to Hawaii with no one's blessing but her own, Anne Marie finds all she needs in the adrenaline-charged surf scene - until pro quarterback Matt Tollman comes along...
Style: feel good, intense, serious, sexy, entertaining, erotic, twists and turns, light, romantic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: surfing, female athlete, romance, friendship, sport, beach, teenager, coming of age, cheerleading, fall in love, teenage life, young lovers, social differences, ambition, lifestyle, youth, rivalry, contests and competitions, sea, women, maid, contest, school, competition, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: hawaii, california, new jersey, usa

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Most similar movies to Blue Crush

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, feel good, serious and humorous films with plots about youth, friendship, sport, ambition, rivalry, teenager and coming of age mostly in Drama, Sport and Romance genres. Some movies like Blue Crush: Bring It On (2000), North Shore (1987), Soul Surfer (2011), Summer Catch (2001), Lords of Dogtown (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.3
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Blue Crush 2 (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Haunted by the memory of her deceased mother, Dana leaves Malibu behind and heads to South Africa to fulfill her mother's dream of surfing Jefferys Bay.
Style: realistic, serious, feel good, sentimental
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: surfing, beach, surfer, ocean, friendship, disorder, lifestyle, hopes, follow your dream, contests and competitions, ambition, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: beverly hills, south africa, africa
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100%
 6.1
 96K
Bring It On (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Toro cheerleading squad from Rancho Carne High School in San Diego has got spirit, spunk, sass and a killer routine that's sure to land them the national championship trophy for the sixth year in a row. But for newly-elected team captain, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, cheerleader, cheerleading, teenager, teenage girl, dancing, hip hop, popular girl, initially antagonists, believe in yourself, sport, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: florida, california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 3K
North Shore (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On a small stretch of coastline as powerful as a man's will, Rick Kane came to surf the big waves. He found a woman who would show him how to survive, and a challenge unlike any other.
Style: feel good, humorous, harsh, inspirational, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: surfing, teenager, beach, sport, coming of age, mentor, lifeguard, demon, nerd, shopping, school, happy ending ...
Time: 80s
Place: hawaii, california, australia, arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 50K
Soul Surfer (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Soul Surfer is the inspiring true story of teen surfer Bethany Hamilton. Bethany lost her left arm in a shark attack and courageously overcame all odds to become a champion again, through her sheer determination and unwavering faith.Bethany ...
Style: christian film, inspirational, feel good, uplifting, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, family outing, teen drama
Plot: surfing, christian, human spirit, shark, sport, disability, shark attack, against the odds, teenager, handicapped, lifestyle, surfer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: hawaii, california, usa, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: baseball, sport, romance, athlete's life, teenager, rivalry, social differences, small town, young lovers, lifestyle, follow your dream, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new jersey, san francisco, usa, massachusetts, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Lords of Dogtown (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The film follows the surf and skateboarding trends that originated in Venice, California during the 1970s.
Style: intense, stylized, exciting, sentimental, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: skateboard, extreme sport, surfing, gang, coming of age, friendship, fame, sport, rise and fall, first love, athlete's life, follow your dream ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, venice beach california, new jersey, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Beyond the Break (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Beyond the Break is an American drama series set in Hawaii, that debuted on The N in June 2006.
Style: sexy, touching, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: surfing, teenage love, rise to the top, friendship, ambition, youth, lifestyle, contests and competitions, overcoming, sport, teenage life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 2K
Newcastle (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Australia, Japan, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: 17-year old Jesse lives in the shadow of his older brother Victor's failure to become surfing's Next Big Thing. Even when he's in his natural habitat of magnificent surf breaks, his blue-collar future is brought home by the coal ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: surfing, family relations, youth, friendship, lifestyle, rivalry, teenage love, gay teenager, gay, brother brother relationship, accidental death, grandfather grandson relationship ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Bend It Like Beckham (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Jess Bhamra, the daughter of a strict Indian couple in London, is not permitted to play organized soccer, even though she is 18. When Jess is playing for fun one day, her impressive skills are seen by Jules Paxton, who then convinces Jess to play ...
Style: feel good, light, humorous, touching, sweet ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, family outing, pre-teens ...
Plot: soccer, sport, football, hinduism, wedding, culture clash, tradition, stereotypes, against the rules, coach, friendship, generation gap ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, india, europe, hamburg germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 9K
Vision Quest (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: High school wrestler Louden Swain is a man obsessed , trying to shed 23 pounds in a dangerously short time and take on Shute, the undefeated, tough-as-nails 168-pound champion who's the best wrestler in the state. Matthew Modine stars as the ...
Style: sentimental, inspirational, melancholic, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: wrestling, coming of age, high school, underdog, sport, teenager, love, teenage boy, rivalry, unlikely friendships, adolescence, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington state, california, new jersey, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.1
 3K
Blue Juice (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: JC is the hero of the Cornish surfing community. Staring thirty hard in the face, he fears that the wave that has carried him through a prolonged adolescence is heading for the rocks as his girlfriend pressures him for commitment and his friends ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sexy, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: surfing, friendship, coming of age, lifestyle, fish out of water, drug dealing, romance, best friends, buddies, sport, sex, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england, cornwall, scotland, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
All the Right Moves (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sensitive study of a headstrong high school football star who dreams of getting out of his small Western Pennsylvania steel town with a football scholarship. His equally ambitious coach aims at a college position, resulting in a clash which could ...
Style: feel good, realistic, talky, melancholic, sincere ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: american football, high school, college, sport, football, friendship, small town, coach, teenager, coming of age, ambition, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: pennsylvania, california, new jersey, usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Ride the Wild Surf (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of friends go to Hawaii during the height of surfing season, to compete with other surf bums and find girlfriends along the way.
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous, psychotronic
Plot: surfing, surfer, beach, teenager, ship, sport, ambition, adventure, contests and competitions, youth, coming of age, love and romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Step Up 2: The Streets (2008)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When rebellious street dancer Andie lands at the elite Maryland School of the Arts, she finds herself fighting to fit in while also trying to hold onto her old life. When she joins forces with the schools hottest dancer, Chase, to form a crew of ...
Style: feel good, romantic, entertaining, inspirational, captivating ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, kids
Plot: dancing, hip hop, teenage love, dancer, dancer's life, youth, ballet, contests and competitions, breakdance, dance contest, high school, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maryland, baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Her Best Move (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: 15 year-old soccer prodigy, Sara Davis, has a chance to join the U.S. National Team, but she must juggle high school, romance, sports, and parental pressure while deciding her own priorities.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: teenager, rivalry, against the odds, teenage love, friendship, friends, youth, follow your dream, teenage life, high school life, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.5
 738
Backwards (2012)
Genre: Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a fiercely competitive 30 year old rower fails to make the Olympic boat for the second time, she takes a coaching job at a school but struggles to adjust to life off the race course.
Style: romantic, realistic, touching, captivating, inspirational ...
Plot: starting over, romance, contests and competitions, sport, rivalry, high school, athlete and trainer, youth, fall in love, ambition, lifestyle, athlete's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Stealing Home (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Billy Wyatt (Harmon), a former high school and minor-league baseball baseball player receives a telephone call from his mother revealing that his former child-sitter, and later in his teens, his first love, Katie Chandler (Foster), has died. Wyatt ...
Style: sexy, emotional, sentimental, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, date night
Plot: coming of age, baseball, friendship, life, love, aging, bittersweet, memory, flashback, teenager, vengeance, women ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 50s
Place: new jersey, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Big Wednesday (1978)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three 1960s California surfers fool around, drift apart and reunite years later to ride epic waves.
Style: inspirational, harsh, exciting, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: surfing, coming of age, friendship, cult, adolescence, extreme sport, youth, follow your dream, adolescence vs adulthood, americana, ocean, vietnam war ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: california, texas, hawaii, vietnam, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 6.9
 68K
Whip It (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In Bodeen, Texas, Land Of The Dragon, an indie-rock loving misfit finds a way of dealing with her small-town misery after she discovers a roller derby league in nearby Austin.
Style: uplifting, feel good, light, exciting, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, contests and competitions, sport, small town, adolescence, female athlete, teenager, strong female lead, skating, relationships, rebellion, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, austin texas, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.4
 2K
Side Out (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A law student comes to California for the summer and ends up playing professional volleyball.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy, entertaining, inspirational ...
Plot: volleyball, sport, underdog, contests and competitions, ambition, youth, romance, rivalry, friends, self discovery, summer, teenager ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 973
Local Boys (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On Skeet’s twelfth birthday his older brother Randy buys him his first surfboard. Suddenly his summer turns to the endless search for the perfect wave, wild times and beach parties and eventually, finding his own daring adventures when Randy’s ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, disturbing
Audience: kids
Plot: surfing, youth, coming of age, brother brother relationship, gang, friendship, family relations, teenage love, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.1
 58K
Step Up 3D (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A tight-knit group of New York City street dancers, including Luke and Natalie, team up with NYU freshman Moose, and find themselves pitted against the world's best hip hop dancers in a high-stakes showdown that will change their lives forever.
Style: captivating, serious, feel good, romantic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, dancer's life, happy ending, hip hop, contests and competitions, young lovers, high school, music, love and romance, romance, youth, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Home of the Giants (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A story about basketball and befriending. Gar is a High School journalist who, while covering the team to the state championship, is best friends with the teams' main "Star" Matt Dunbar. Matt's older brother persuades him to ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, basketball, sport, athlete's life, teenage life, ambition, love and romance, lifestyle, cheerleader, rivalry, empire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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My Brother's Keeper (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Identical twin brothers Lou and Eric plan to compete together in the National Rowing Championships. But when Eric leaves their small town to attend an Ivy League University, the brother's bond is torn apart.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting
Plot: twins, university, follow your dream, ambition, family relations, youth, love and romance, contests and competitions, lifestyle, rivalry, sport, athlete's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Johnny Kapahala: Back on Board (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Johnny Kapahala, a teen snowboarding champion from Vermont, returns to Oahu, Hawaii, for the wedding of his hero -- his grandfather, local surf legend Johnny Tsunami -- and to catch a few famous Kauai waves. When Johnny arrives, he meets his new ...
Style: humorous, inspirational, captivating, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: youth, surfing, contests and competitions, disney, family business, rivalry, family relations, store, friends, ambition, teenager, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 15K
Youngblood (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A skilled young hockey prospect hoping to attract the attention of professional scouts is pressured to show that he can fight if challenged during his stay in a Canadian minor hockey town. His on-ice activities are complicated by his relationship ...
Style: sexy, exciting, humorous, feel good, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: ice hockey, sport, teenager, underdog, romance, redemption, fight, violence, friendship, weapons, multiple storylines, natural disaster ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, alaska, new jersey, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Australian Rules (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Friends Gary Black (Nathan Phillips) and Dumby Red (Luke Carroll) are on the same soccer team in their coastal Australian town. But to local racists, they're a world apart: Gary is white and Dumby is an Aborigine. This becomes an issue when one ...
Style: uplifting, sincere, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: racism, friendship, family relations, interracial relations, small town, teenage life, discrimination, love affair, athlete's life, youth, rivalry, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Dans les cordes (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, suspense
Plot: female boxer, rivalry, family relations, ambition, friendship, athlete's life, youth, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, parents and children, sport, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Crazy/Beautiful (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: At Pacific Palisades High, a poor Latino falls hard for a troubled girl from the affluent neighborhood.
Style: realistic, intense, romantic, emotional, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: forbidden love, coming of age, culture clash, romance, high school, opposites attract, young lovers, father daughter relationship, teenager, loneliness, unhappiness, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, new jersey, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Against the Ropes (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A fictional story inspired by North America's most famous female boxing promoter, Jackie Kallen. Her struggle to survive and succeed in a male dominated sport.
Style: inspirational, intense, sincere, serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: boxing, sport, fight scenes, rags to riches, contests and competitions, ambition, rivalry, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, lifestyle, human spirit, underdog ...
Time: year 1972, 70s
Place: new jersey, michigan, los angeles, detroit, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%