Ugly duckling movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant ugly duckling movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sexy and sentimental films and TV shows about / with ugly duckling, love and romance, romance, culture clash, couples, mentor, dancing, transformation, unlikely friendships and dialogue plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Australia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as ugly duckling: The Sissy Duckling (1999), Strictly Ballroom (1992), The Seagull's Laughter (2001), Selling Innocence (2005), The Magic Riddle (1991), Skin Crawl (2007), The Girl Most Likely to... (1973), Georgy Girl (1966), Sex and the Beauties (2004), The Ugly Duckling and Me! (2006).

List of ugly duckling movies

The Sissy Duckling (1999)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: Elmer, a sensitive duckling whose schoolmates tease him for being a sissy. However, after his unusual talents help him save a life, the other members of the flock learn to respect him as he is.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: ugly duckling, duck, teasing, childhood, fable, gay interest, gay slur
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Strictly Ballroom (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Brave new steps put Scott's career in jeopardy. With a new partner and determination, can he still succeed?
Style: humorous, feel good, sincere, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, ballroom dancing, dance, fall in love, romance, female partner, ambition, artists and showbiz, love and romance, rise to the top, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
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The Seagull's Laughter (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland, Germany, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Post-war provincial Iceland: around 1950, Freyja, who'd been a plump teen, returns from America, a widow with a 20-inch waist, seven suitcases of dresses, and a list of who ever wronged or slighted her. She moves in with an aunt and socialist ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, atmospheric
Plot: love affair, social differences, family relations, couples, society, romance, misfit, parents and children, homecoming, fish out of water, culture clash, domineering mother ...
Time: 50s
Place: iceland, europe
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Selling Innocence (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mia Sampson's dreams to be a model come true when she's asked to pose for photographs to be displayed on an Internet website for "members only." However, when the owner of the website uses her pictures for exploitation purposes, ...
Plot: teenager, model, high school, ugly duckling, modeling, boy girl relationship, stalker, popularity
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The Magic Riddle (1991)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Magic Riddle is a 1991 Australian animated feature film directed and written by Yoram Gross. The film's plot features elements of famous fairytales including Cinderella, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Little Red Riding Hood and Pinocchio. ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: salesman, little red riding hood, pinocchio, widow, castle, cinderella, wedding, wolf, spell, magical mirror, trapped, ugly duckling ...
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 3.7
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Skin Crawl (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, psychological, macabre
Plot: revenge, black magic, family curse, witch, death, witchcraft, murder, conspiracy, danger, bug, neck breaking, ugly duckling ...
Time: 21st century, 17th century
Place: usa
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The Girl Most Likely to... (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: An ugly girl undergoes plastic surgery and becomes beautiful. She then takes revenge on all the people who mistreated her when she was ugly.
Style: offbeat, humorous, witty, cynical, dark humor ...
Plot: murder, police detective, college, plastic surgery, rivalry, reluctant partners, crimes, dishonesty, love and romance, deadly, couples, cheerleader ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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 6.9
 3K
Georgy Girl (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Georgy has resigned herself to being one of life's accidents. She disapproves somewhat of her father's butlering James Leamington. She's tall, plump, sloppy and wistfully envious of what she conceives to be the life led by her ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, adoption, love triangle, love, butler, hospital, piano, roommate, bittersweet, virginity, society, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: london, england, europe, tokyo
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Sex and the Beauties (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: We have Carina Lau has Selina the lead actress who is a psychoanalyst, who hang out with her friends (Athena Chu has a erotic story for woman, Yoyo Mung has a multi-restaurant owner who like the danger side, and Pinky Cheung whose dad is a triad ...
Plot: psychiatrist, ugly duckling, fake orgasm, radio talk show, radio show, mob boss, stun gun, superstition, older woman younger man relationship, divorce, fortune teller, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: hong kong
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The Ugly Duckling and Me! (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Country: France, Germany, Ireland, UK, Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Hans Christian Anderson tale gets a new treatment, this time with a rat trying to exploit the talents of a little ugly duckling for profit.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, self discovery, orphan, adventure, odd couple, misfit, animal life, farm, computer animation, swan, surrealism, duck ...
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Teacher's Pet (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Psychopath Debbie Strand escapes from a mental institution for the criminally insane and takes the identity of a co-ed she meets and dies out of fear of Debbie and sets herself up on a college campus where she once again begins killing students and ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, serious, realistic, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female psychopath, obsession, college, femme fatale, stalking, hidden identity, crimes, student life, dangerous attraction, teachers and students, escaped mental patient, unrequited love ...
Time: 90s
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 6.2
 21K
Tamara Drewe (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young newspaper writer returns to her hometown in the English countryside, where her childhood home is being prepped for sale.
Style: sexy, witty, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: village, countryside, adultery, love and romance, homecoming, unfulfilled love, couple relations, love affair, love triangle, age difference, disorder, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
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The Shape of Things (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Quiet, unassuming Adam is changing in a major way, thanks to his new girlfriend, art student Evelyn. Adam's friends are a little freaked by the transformation.
Style: psychological, dark humor, cynical, contemplative, witty ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: college, friendship, betrayal, makeover, power of love, lifestyle, fall in love, buddies, couple relations, destructive relationship, friends, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 5.9
 84K
She's All That (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: High school hotshot Zach Siler is the envy of his peers. But his popularity declines sharply when his cheerleader girlfriend, Taylor, leaves him for sleazy reality-television star Brock Hudson. Desperate to revive his fading reputation, Siler agrees ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, opposites attract, teenager, bet, teenage love, teen romance, romance, youth, high school life, social misfits, cinderella story, young love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
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 8.1
 516K
Rocky (1976)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When world heavyweight boxing champion, Apollo Creed wants to give an unknown fighter a shot at the title as a publicity stunt, his handlers choose palooka Rocky Balboa, an uneducated collector for a Philadelphia loan shark. Rocky teams up with ...
Style: uplifting, touching, captivating, feel good, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: boxing, underdog, tough guy, self esteem, training, fight, contests and competitions, ambition, life is a bitch, determination, life changing experience, lifestyle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania
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The Princess Diaries (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A socially awkward but very bright 15-year-old girl being raised by a single mom discovers that she is the princess of a small European country because of the recent death of her long-absent father, who, unknown to her, was the crown prince of ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, kids, girls' night, date night ...
Plot: high school, cinderella story, teenager, princess, popularity, teenage love, manners, fish out of water, teenage life, rags to riches, family relations, royal family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco, europe, usa, pacific ocean
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My Life in Ruins (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A Greek tour guide named Georgia attempts to recapture her kefi (Greek for mojo) by guiding a ragtag group of tourists around Greece and showing them the beauty of her native land. Along the way, she manages to open their eyes to the wonders of an ...
Style: sentimental, funny, sweet, entertaining, inspirational ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: tour guide, workplace romance, romance, hospital, nothing goes right, looking for love, fish out of water, love affair, singleness, disorder, hopes, drinking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe, athens greece, hawaii, australia ...
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Muriel's Wedding (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Muriel’s Wedding is P.J. Hogan’s film debut. A humorous emancipation story of an unemployed woman who evolves from a dreamer into a self sustaining successful woman. An amusing comedy that’s funny, silly, angry and serious.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, theft, cinderella story, small town, looking for love, leaving home, family disapproval, social awkwardness, self esteem, family life, homecoming, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
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 6.5
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Me, Natalie (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Since she was a child, Natalie Miller has always thought she was an ugly ducking. Despite her mother's encouragement that she will grow up to be pretty, Natalie has never believed it will happen. She rents a Greenwich Village apartment from an ...
Plot: extramarital affair, wooing, collar, ferry, mother, infidelity, mirror, pharmacist, father, apartment, virgin, landlady ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city
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 6.7
 921
Mansfield Park (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 261 min.
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Story: Drama series based on the novel by Jane Austen. Mansfield Park is the magnificient country residence of Sir Thomas Bertram and his family. It is here that their poor relation Fanny Price is brought up. Never allowed to forget her good fortune, Fanny ...
Style: serious, witty, realistic
Plot: rich and poor, wooing, love and romance, estate, love triangle, romance, family relations, couples, romantic rivalry, cousin cousin relationship, adultery, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, britain
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 3.5
 338
Killer Bash (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Terror strikes a campus after the vengeful spirit of a murdered collegian possesses a student.
Style: serious, rough, suspense, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, college, supernatural, vengeance, sorority, teenage life, deadly, psychopath, youth, serial killer, supernatural ability, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary
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Hans Christian Andersen: My Life as a Fairy Tale (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: A fictionalized account of the young life of Hans Christian Andersen, a young man with a penchant for storytelling but struggles to find his place in the world and gain the affection of the woman he adores. Interspersed throughout are brief ...
Style: fairy tale, sentimental, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: writer's life, love affair, fall in love, prodigy, family, rich and poor, princess, unrequited love, publisher, puppet show, mermaid, prince ...
Time: 19th century
Place: denmark, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen
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Chef's Special (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Maxi thinks is life is perfect. He is a famous cook who own a top hype restaurant in Chueca. He is living his homosexual life without complex. But when his son Edu and his daughter Alba appears, and comes a new neighbor which is an attractive ex ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sexy, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: restaurant, love and romance, lifestyle, farce, estrangement, gay, chef, father son relationship, coming out, family relations, death of mother, gay love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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