Physical appearance movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant physical appearance movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, serious, sexy, melancholic and stylized films and TV shows about / with physical appearance, love and romance, storytelling, runaway, catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, culture clash, teenager and adaptation plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Germany, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as physical appearance: My Mad Fat Diary (2013), Beastly (2011), 200 Pounds Beauty (2006), Dorian Gray (2009), The Beauty Inside (2012), Penelope (2006), Big Momma's House (2000), Real Women Have Curves (2002), The Skin I Live In (2011), The DUFF (2015).

List of physical appearance movies

My Mad Fat Diary (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 1996 in Lincolnshire, the show tells the tragic and humorous story of a very troubled young girl Rae, who has just left a psychiatric hospital, where she has spent four months after attempting suicide, begins to reconnect with her best friend ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, tragicomedy, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: fat girl, teenage life, depression, best friends, physical appearance, youth, social misfits, teenage love, loneliness, adolescence, high school life, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1996
Place: england, northern england
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 5.6
 76K
Beastly (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A curse transforms a handsome and arrogant young man into everything he detests in this contemporary retelling of Beauty and the Beast. Wealthy Kyle Kingson has everything a teenager could want in life, but he still gets off on humiliating the ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic, touching, captivating, modern fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, love, beast, fall in love, love and romance, teenage love, true love, popularity, curses spells and rituals, high school hunk, physical appearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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200 Pounds Beauty (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on a Japanese manga, "Kanna-San, Daiseikou Desu," this story revolves around Kang Han-na (Kim Ah-jung), an overweight phone sex employee and secret vocalist for Ammy, a famous Korean pop singer who actually lip syncs as she cannot ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, humorous, romantic, sincere ...
Plot: plastic surgery, physical appearance, love and romance, overweight woman, self discovery, music, hidden identity, self fulfillment, looking for love, telephone call, unfulfillment, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
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 6.3
 61K
Dorian Gray (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A vain London playboy offers his soul in exchange for eternal beauty in this adaptation of the chilling tale by author Oscar Wilde. Seduced into the decadent world of Lord Henry Wotton (Colin Firth), handsome young aristocrat Dorian Gray (Ben ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, captivating, stylized, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: deal with the devil, eternal youth, physical appearance, society, aristocracy, fall in love, high society, male nudity, painting, beefcake, supernatural, immortality ...
Time: victorian, victorian era, 19th century, 1890s
Place: england, europe, london
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The Beauty Inside (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The story of "The Beauty Inside" is the story of a guy named Alex who wakes up every day as a different person. He is always the same person on the inside but on the outside he is somebody else. When he meets Leah and falls in love ...
Style: touching, sentimental, surreal, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: physical appearance, romance, true love, fall in love, switching roles, supernatural, bittersweet, imaginary, love and romance, supernatural romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.7
 60K
Penelope (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Forlorn heiress Penelope Wilhern is cursed, and the only way out is to fall in love with someone of suitable stock. But how can she find her soul mate when she's sequestered inside her family's estate with only her parents to keep her ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, romantic, light, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, family outing, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, romance, witch, true love, unlikely friendships, magical, loneliness, looking for love, disfigurement, secret identity, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 19th century
Place: london
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Big Momma's House (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a street-smart FBI agent is sent to Georgia to protect a beautiful single mother and her son from an escaped convict, he is forced to impersonate a crass Southern granny known as Big Momma in order to remain incognito.
Style: funny, humorous, not serious, toilet humor, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: cross dressing, working undercover, disguise, undercover, physical appearance, crime, disorder, hidden identity, fbi, gender bending, fall in love, farce ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, georgia, southern usa
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Real Women Have Curves (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Freshly graduated from high school, Ana receives a full scholarship to Columbia University. Her very traditional, old-world parents feel that now is the time for Ana to help provide for the family, not the time for college.
Style: touching, captivating, sentimental, uplifting, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: physical appearance, coming of age, self fulfillment, youth, working class, culture clash, society, unsupportive parent, family business, overweight, latinos, honest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, united states, new york ...
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The Skin I Live In (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A brilliant plastic surgeon creates a synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: gender bending, mad scientist, twists & turns, rape, sexual perversion, physical appearance, obsession, insanity, plastic surgery, skin, betrayal, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, year 2012
Place: spain, europe
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 6.5
 84K
The DUFF (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bianca's universe turns upside down when she learns that her high school refers to her as a ‘DUFF' (Designated Ugly Fat Friend). Hoping to erase that label, she enlists the help of a charming jock and her favorite teacher. Together ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, not serious, semi serious ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, youth, teenager, high school life, teenage life, adolescence, teenagers, popularity, friendship, high school student, friends, stereotypes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
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Beauty and the Beast (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Beauty and the Beast is the adaptation of a story by Madame de Villeneuve. Published anonymously in 1740 as La Jeune Américaine et les contes marins, it paints a portrait of Belle, a joyful and touching young girl who falls in love with the Beast, ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, colourful, atmospheric, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: beast, magic, transformation, true love, palaces castles and temples, physical appearance, escapades, curses spells and rituals, castle, beautiful scenery, love and romance, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: europe, france, paris france
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 6.3
 169K
Surrogates (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in a futuristic world where humans live in isolation and interact through surrogate robots, a cop is forced to leave his home for the first time in years in order to investigate the murders of others' surrogates.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, androids and robots, technology gone awry, robot, utopia, dystopic future, clones, murder, investigation, physical appearance, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 2010s, year 2017
Place: san diego california
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The White Ribbon (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria, France, Italy, Canada
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Strange events happen in a small village in the north of Germany during the years just before World War I, which seem to be ritual punishment. The abused and suppressed children of the villagers seem to be at the heart of this mystery.
Style: disturbing, psychological, thought provoking, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: sexual abuse, children, child abuse, punishment, physical appearance, family secret, domestic violence, death, teacher, cruelty, torture, priest ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914
Place: germany, europe, italy, northern germany
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Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a small Minnesota town, the annual beauty pageant is being covered by a TV crew. Former winner Gladys Leeman wants to make sure her daughter follows in her footsteps; explosions, falling lights, and trailer fires prove that. As the Leemans are ...
Style: humorous, clever, not serious, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: physical appearance, farce, murder, blind ambition, obsession, satire, crimes, youth, society, contests and competitions, small town life, social relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1995
Place: minnesota, usa
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 7.3
 106K
Precious (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in Harlem in 1987, Claireece "Precious" Jones is a 16-year-old African American girl born into a life no one would want. She's pregnant for the second time by her absent father; at home, she must wait hand and foot on her mother, ...
Style: rough, bleak, emotional, serious, harsh ...
Plot: domestic violence, child abuse, abusive mother, poverty, rape, illiteracy, fat girl, dysfunctional family, social misfits, sexual abuse, parents and children, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, harlem, manhattan new york city
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 7.6
 53K
Nip/Tuck (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Hotshot plastic surgeons Dr. Sean McNamara and Dr. Christian Troy experience full-blown midlife crises as they confront career, family and romance problems.
Style: sexy, realistic, stylized, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: womanizer, family problems, family relations, plastic surgery, friendship, ethics, physical appearance, jealousy, doctor, surgical operation, career, therapy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: miami, florida, usa, los angeles, california
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Nappily Ever After (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After an accident at the hair salon, Violet realizes she's not living life to the fullest. A soulful barber helps her put the pieces back together.
Style: uplifting, inspirational, sincere, touching
Audience: chick flick
Plot: hair, physical appearance, strong female lead, breakup, relationships, new life, female director, friendship, bald woman, adult child friendship, shaving head, engagement
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 5.9
 3K
Bad Hair Day (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The film is about a high school tech whiz (Laura Marano), who is determined to become prom queen. But on the big day, she suddenly wakes up having a bad hair day, and her destroyed prom dress, and everything that can go wrong, does go badly wrong. A ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, light, not serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, physical appearance, down on your luck, teenage life, crime gone awry, police detective, high school graduation, high school prom, chase, youth, happy ending, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.0
 2K
Steak (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A French comedy with comedians Eric & Ramzy made by Quentin Dupieux a.k.a. Mr. Oizo.
Style: not serious, surreal, realistic, humorous, dark humor ...
Plot: physical appearance, money raising, gang, friends, society, buddies, disorder, parody, fish out of water, future dystopia, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: france
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 686
A Lake (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story takes place in a country about which we know nothing: a country of snow and dense forests somewhere in the North. A family lives in an isolated house near a lake. Alexi, the brother, is a young man with pure heart. A woodcutter. An ...
Style: stylized, emotional, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: physical appearance, mysterious character, family relations, forbidden love, wilderness, family problems, human nature, obsession, couple relations, romance, losing-it hero, love triangle ...
Place: europe
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 981
Bad Habits (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The first feature film from director Simon Bross, the drama Bad Habits shows how a person's approach to food greatly affects one's life. Jimena Ayala plays a nun named Matilde who believes that eating next to nothing will help God stop the ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: physical appearance, dysfunctional family, addiction, nun, obsession, life is a bitch, couples, dishonesty, family problems, parents and children, mentally unstable, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
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Gabriel Iglesias: I'm Not Fat... I'm Fluffy (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Gabriel Iglesias entertains a packed house at El Paso's Theatre in this Comedy Central special. For I'm Not Fat, I'm Fluffy, the comedian reaches new heights of hilarity, providing eerily perfect imitations and tales too tall not to ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, talky
Plot: physical appearance, performer's life, friends, artists and showbiz, theater, comedian, stand up special, girlfriend, profanity, sms, texting, adopted son ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
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Lying to Be Perfect (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: By day, Nola Devlin (Poppy Montgomery) is an unassuming, frumpy magazine editor who is overlooked and teased by her coworkers. When the sun sets, though, and she is behind the glow and anonymity of her computer screen, she becomes the famous and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: cinderella story, physical appearance, friendship, looking for love, life turned upside down, couples, disorder, love and romance, hidden identity, friends, columnist, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Beauty and the Beast (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A twist on the morality tale of forbidden love between the beautiful Belle and the feared Beast. As the villagers are being brutally murdered and the Beast is hunted down as the one responsible for the mayhem, Belle and Beast team up to defeat the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, fairy tale
Plot: wizards and magicians, unlikely couple, fall in love, good versus evil, physical appearance, danger, imaginary, save the kingdom, supernatural, sword, forest, beauty and the beast ...
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Paradise: Hope (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hope, the third film in the PARADISE TRILOGY, tells the story of the 13-year-old Melanie. While her mother (Teresa) travels to Kenya, Melanie spends her holiday in the Austrian countryside at a strict diet camp for overweight teenagers. Under the ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, cynical, offbeat
Plot: camp, impossible love, older man younger woman relationship, physical appearance, seduction, overweight, diet, teenage life, love and romance, youth, teenage girl, 13 year old ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, kenya
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The Man Without a Face (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of a relationship between a teacher and his troubled pupil. Justin McLeod is a former teacher who lives as a recluse on the edge of town. His face is disfigured from an automobile accident and fire ten years before in which a boy was ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, inspirational, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, kids
Plot: friendship, disfigurement, injustice, social misfits, teaching the ways of the world, false accusation, physical appearance, mysterious character, loneliness, intergenerational friendship, suspicion, secret ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, maine
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Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The hilarity begins when professor Sherman Klump finds romance with fellow DNA specialist, Denise Gaines, and discovers a brilliant formula that reverses aging. But Sherman's thin and obnoxious alter ego, Buddy Love, wants out...and a big piece ...
Style: humorous, not serious, psychotronic, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: split personality, alter ego, physical appearance, family, eccentric family, nothing goes right, goofy hero, supernatural ability, disorder, mad scientist, love and romance, buddies ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: usa
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Life's Too Short (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Life's Too Short is a British sitcom mockumentary created and written by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant from an idea by Warwick Davis, and is as described by Gervais, about "the life of a showbiz dwarf".
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, dark humor, cynical ...
Plot: dwarf, actor, physical appearance, agent, ambition, actor's life, lifestyle, fame, comedian, everyday life, career, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
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 2.3
 2K
Blubberella (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An action comedy centered on Blubberella, an overweight half-vampire woman whose footsteps cause explosions and whose dual swords are used against anyone who makes fun of her. She must face an army of undead Nazi soldiers in her valiant struggle ...
Style: not serious, humorous, exciting, light, offbeat ...
Plot: vampire, physical appearance, good versus evil, heroes, escapades, danger, superheroine, female protagonist, absurd humor, obesity, world war two, stereotypes ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1940
Place: europe, germany
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The Prettiest Ugly Girl (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: La Fea Más Bella is a Mexican telenovela produced by Televisa. It is the second Mexican version of the popular Colombian telenovela: Betty la fea. La Fea más Bella stars popular actress/singer/comedian Angélica Vale and actor/singer Jaime Camil, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: fashion, workplace, obnoxious boss, rivalry, opposites attract, dishonesty, workplace situations, disorder, physical appearance, workplace romance, workplace intrigue, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
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