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, serious, touching, captivating, humorous and semi serious films and TV shows about / with physical appearance, women, friendship, teenager, youth, teenage girl, father daughter relationship, storytelling, coming of age and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Mexico and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as physical appearance: The Beauty Inside (2012), 200 Pounds Beauty (2006), The Prettiest Ugly Girl (2006), Lying to Be Perfect (2010), My Mad Fat Diary (2013), Not Born Beautiful (2005), Nappily Ever After (2018), Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999), Sierra Burgess Is a Loser (2018), The Skin I Live In (2011).

List of physical appearance movies

The Beauty Inside (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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, surreal, sentimental, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: physical appearance, true love, switching roles, fall in love, bittersweet, supernatural, sexual content, love story, body swapping, lonely, love and romance, supernatural romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: 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: romantic, touching, thought provoking, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: plastic surgery, physical appearance, music, love and romance, self discovery, hidden identity, talent, self fulfillment, changing lives, father daughter relationship, obesity, starting over ...
Time: 21st century
Place: korea, asia
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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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, novela ...
Plot: physical appearance, fashion, workplace, workplace situations, obnoxious boss, dishonesty, rivalry, couples, disorder, workplace romance, workplace intrigue, opposites attract ...
Time: 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico
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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: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: physical appearance, cinderella story, friendship, looking for love, life turned upside down, disorder, couples, love and romance, hidden identity, workplace, lie, female friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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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: touching, sincere, sentimental, emotional, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: teenager, fat girl, teenage life, youth, best friends, loneliness, depression, teenage love, overweight, adolescence, social misfits, unhappy ...
Time: year 1996, 20th century, 90s
Place: northern england, england
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Not Born Beautiful (2005)
Genre: Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Katya, a plain-looking girl, works as a secretary at the company Zimaletto, a manufacturer of uniforms and wedding dresses. No man has paid attention to her yet, but she doesn't allow her looks to keep her from dreaming about love and happiness.
Style: romantic, semi serious, entertaining, realistic
Plot: character change, career, friends, rich snob, love and romance, fish out of water, physical appearance, personality change, outcast, lifestyle change, contests and competitions, deception ...
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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, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: breakup, hair, physical appearance, strong female lead, self discovery, lifestyle, change of heart, lifestyle change, new life, relationships, changing lives, life philosophy ...
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Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
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, feel good, clever, witty, not serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: beauty pageant, physical appearance, murder, small town, farce, obsession, satire, cheerleading, teenager, twists and turns, manipulation, blind ambition ...
Time: 90s, year 1995, 20th century
Place: minnesota, usa, plymouth
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Sierra Burgess Is a Loser (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A case of mistaken identity results in unexpected romance when the most popular girl in high school and the biggest loser must come together to win over their crushes.
Style: sweet, entertaining, controversial, witty, light ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: high school, fall in love, popular girl, bullying, happy ending, teenage girl, loser, pretending to be someone else, physical appearance, popularity, coming of age, teenager ...
Time: future
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The Skin I Live In (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
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, disturbing, suspenseful, sexy, clever ...
Audience: adult
Plot: kidnapping, obsession, twists and turns, rape, insanity, skin, revenge, sexual perversion, tragic love, isolation, gender bending, abuse ...
Time: year 2006, year 2012, 21st century
Place: spain, ancient greece, europe
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 6.2
 66K
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, sexy, stylized, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: eternal youth, supernatural, beefcake, aristocracy, deal with the devil, suspense, painting, fall in love, male nudity, society, artist, destiny ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, edwardian era, 1910s, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe, london
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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, art house ...
Plot: overweight, camp, teenage crush, older man younger woman relationship, impossible love, youth, physical appearance, coming of age, teenage life, love and romance, teenage girl, discipline ...
Time: 21st century
Place: austria, kenya
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House of Tolerance (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A young woman begins a new life at the Apollonide bordello, a high-class brothel in Paris.
Style: erotic, serious, emotional, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: adult
Plot: prostitute, brothel, coitus, prostitution, fondling, debauchery, sexual abuse, disfigurement, sexploitation, female nudity, sex trafficking, violence against women ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1910s, year 1900
Place: france, paris france, europe
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 6.3
 177K
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, bleak, suspenseful, surreal, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, distopia, cyberpunk, androids and robots, dystopic future, technology gone awry, utopia, cloning, clones, future dystopia, physical appearance, virtual reality ...
Time: future, year 2017, 2010s
Place: san diego california
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 4.1
 906
The Dorm (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Vivian begins college as a shy, self-consciousness freshman, but she begins a complete transformation after becoming a dorm mate of the popular Sarah.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary
Plot: curses spells and rituals, ghost, supernatural, body swapping, physical appearance, youth, social relations, college life, campus, unlikely friendships, fall in love, college ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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The White Ribbon (2009)
Genre: Drama, 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, art house, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: children, child abuse, sexual abuse, priest, physical appearance, village, suicide, punishment, small town, death, cruelty, torture ...
Time: year 1914, 1910s, 1920s, pre world war one, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, italy, northern germany
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 5.5
 78K
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, sweet, touching, modern fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen fantasy, date night
Plot: love story, love, love and romance, high school, unlikely couple, teenage love, beast, true love, fall in love, youth, teen romance, teenager ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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 6.4
 97K
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, ridiculous, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenager, youth, coming of age, school, adolescence, high school life, friendship, teenage life, stereotypes, relationships, high school student ...
Time: 80s, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
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Big is Beautiful (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A resort for individuals who want to lose weight is helps several women discover friendships, acceptance with body image and hard truths.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: overweight woman, introspection, physical appearance, friendship, human nature, resort, obesity, therapy, friends, strong female presence, best friends, fat woman ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
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 7.3
 113K
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: bleak, emotional, depressing, rough, sad ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, dysfunctional family, domestic violence, child abuse, teacher, poverty, illiteracy, social misfits, aids, african american, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, year 1987, 80s
Place: new york, harlem, new york city, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem
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 7.5
 11K
Snow White (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Spain, Belgium, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A black and white silent movie, based on the Snow White fairy tale, that is set in a romantic version of 1920s Seville and centered on a female bullfighter.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, stylized, fairy tale, surreal ...
Plot: matador, bullfighting, desire for fame, ambition, rise to the top, good versus evil, escapades, dishonesty, rivalry, intrigue, physical appearance, poisoning ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, year 1929
Place: spain
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 9K
Miss Bala (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The story of a young woman clinging on to her dream to become a beauty contest queen in a Mexico dominated by organized crime.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, feminist film ...
Plot: drug cartel, gangsters, rape, beauty pageant, follow your dream, blind ambition, audition, hopes, ambition, physical appearance, female nudity, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: tijuana mexico, mexico, latin america
Is relevant ?
 5.2
 25K
Tall Girl (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jodi, the tallest girl in her high school, has always felt uncomfortable in her own skin. But after years of slouching, being made fun of, and avoiding attention at all costs, Jodi finally decides to find the confidence to stand tall.
Style: romantic, touching, sincere, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: high school, prom, dating, teenage girl, peer pressure, friendship, teenage love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, awkwardness, teenage boy, self esteem, teen romance ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans
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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, clever, feel good ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, youth, first sex, culture clash, women, physical appearance, honest, working class, society, unsupportive parent, family business, dressmaker ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, latin america, new york
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 27K
American Mary (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young med student struggling with her tuition fees is drawn into the shady world of underground body modification.
Style: scary, disturbing, rough, dark, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: torture, amputation, stripper, rape and revenge, surgery, rape, plastic surgery, violence, organized crime, revenge, brutality, student ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
Is relevant ?
 5.1
 59
Anzhelika (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
TV show
Story: A miracle happens, Angelica, a student of journalism suddenly loses 50 kilograms overnight.
Style: entertaining, humorous, feel good, captivating, funny ...
Plot: overweight, double life, dream girl, overweight man, love and romance, obesity, university, destiny, changing lives, body transformation, dream, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 10K
Terri (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Terri, a pajama-clad, disaffected high school student learns how to engage the world with the help of Mr. Fitzgerald, his assistant principal.
Style: melancholic, compassionate, sexy, clever, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: high school, friendship, coming of age, small town, cheerleading, school, loneliness, bullying, existentialism, teenage life, eccentricity, character study ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 1K
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, depressing ...
Plot: physical appearance, addiction, dysfunctional family, dishonesty, family problems, couples, mentally unstable, religions or cults, life is a bitch, obsession, parents and children, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 3K
Black Venus (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 159 min.
Story: The story of Saartjes Baartman, a Black domestic who, in 1808, left Southern Africa, then ruled by Dutch settlers, for Europe, following her boss Hendrick Caesar , hoping to find fame and fortune there. Once in London her master turned manager does ...
Style: captivating, serious, thought provoking, realistic, existential horror ...
Plot: shame, prostitution, humiliation, physical appearance, captivity, violence against women, rebelliousness, poverty, society, social misfits, exploitation, racism ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: africa, paris france, south africa, france, europe ...
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 20K
Drop Dead Diva (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A shallow model suddenly dies in an accident only to find her soul resurfacing in the body of a brilliant, plus-sized attorney.
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: body swapping, law firm, afterlife, reincarnation, lawyer, overweight, supernatural, fat girl, angel, model, life after death, back from the dead ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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