Aspiration movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant aspiration movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out touching, humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious and interesting films and TV shows about / with aspiration, friendship, cigarette smoking, father son relationship, drinking alcohol, singing, drinking, lie, youth and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
aspiration movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as aspiration: Barbie in the Pink Shoes (2013), Rudy (1993), Young Hyacinth (2016), Lottery (2018), A Star is Born (2018), The Real Blonde (1997), Playing for Keeps (1986), Sweet Bean (2015), Cemetery Junction (2010), Sweet Charity (1969).

List of aspiration movies

Barbie in the Pink Shoes (2013)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Dance your way to a magical adventure with Barbie as Kristyn, a ballerina with big dreams! When she tries on a pair of sparkling pink shoes, she and her best friend, Hailey, are whisked away to a fantastical ballet world. There, Kristyn discovers ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, captivating, sincere, light
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: ballet, barbie, prince, imaginary kingdom, dancer's life, best friends, escapades, princess, talent, magic, aspiration, success ...
Time: 2010s
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Rudy (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Rudy grew up in a steel mill town where most people ended up working, but wanted to play football at Notre Dame instead. There were only a couple of problems. His grades were a little low, his athletic skills were poor, and he was only half the size ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: football, underdog, working class, college life, sport team, ambition, aspiration, family relations, sport, college, american football, financial problem ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: indiana, usa, new jersey, boston, texas
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Young Hyacinth (2016)
Genre: Short, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Set in the late 1950s, a young Hyacinth will be seen desperately trying to force her family to climb the social ladder.
Plot: maid, aspiration, family relations, sister sister relationship, intoxication, employer employee relationship, drunkard, bird cage, drunk, countryside, antenna, poor family ...
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Lottery (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Iran
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two Iranian teenagers in love want to get married, travel to the US to get a green card and live there, but their parents object. With not enough money saved, they pin their hopes on winning the state lottery to fund their trip, but tragedy derails ...
Plot: green card, corruption, foreign language, immigration, teenager, human trafficking, death, revenge, family relations, aspiration, forced prostitution, love
Place: usa
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A Star is Born (2018)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers-and falls in love with-struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer – until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally's career takes off, the ...
Style: sincere, uplifting, touching, captivating, rockumentary ...
Plot: falling in love, singer, showbiz, alcoholic, fame, pop star, concert, aspiring singer, talent, addiction, brother brother relationship, drinking problem ...
Time: 2010s
Place: arizona, boston, memphis
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The Real Blonde (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An aspiring actor and his girlfriend handle life's frustrations, while his friend seeks fulfillment with a blonde.
Style: humorous, satirical, light, melancholic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: satire, showbiz, actor's life, romance, artists and showbiz, workplace romance, workplace situations, workplace, lifestyle, fashion, unsuccessful, sexual dysfunction ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, new jersey
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Playing for Keeps (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ambitious trio of inner-city high school grads tries to hit the big time by turning a run-down country hotel into a rock & roll resort with around-the-clock music and live entertainment. Standing in their way are fearful townsfolk, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, hotel, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), artists and showbiz, love and romance, underdog, music band, resort, teenage love, high school, rebelliousness ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
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Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? is a British sitcom which was broadcast between 9 January 1973 and 9 April 1974 on BBC1. It was the colour sequel to the mid-1960s hit The Likely Lads. It was created and written, as was its predecessor, by Dick ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: working class, friends, marriage, buddies, society, workplace, factory worker, grownups, homecoming, middle class, friendship, separation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: northern england, england, europe
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Sweet Bean (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, France, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Sentaro runs a small bakery that serves dorayaki pastries filled with sweet red bean paste (“an”). When an old lady, Tokue, offers to help in the kitchen he reluctantly accepts. She will soon prove to have magic in her hands…
Style: sincere, melancholic, touching, thought provoking
Plot: meaning of life, restaurant, food, chef, tradition, life philosophy, employer employee relationship, old woman, existentialism, disability, sanitarium, small business ...
Place: japan
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Cemetery Junction (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1970s England, three blue-collar friends spend their days joking, drinking, fighting and chasing girls. Freddie wants to leave their working-class world but cool, charismatic Bruce and lovable loser Snork are happy with life the way it is. When ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, atmospheric, inspirational ...
Plot: coming of age, old love, friendship, profanity, small town, love and romance, society, social differences, working class, salesman, friends, social relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
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Sweet Charity (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Taxi dancer Charity continues to have Faith in the human race despite apparently endless disappointments at its hands, and Hope that she will finally meet the nice young man to romance her away from her sleazy life. Maybe, just maybe, handsome Oscar ...
Style: stylized, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: hopes, elevator, broken engagement, charity, tragic love, dancehall girl, celebrity, looking for love, couples, cabaret, sleazy, change of heart ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Peach Girl (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: It's not easy being beautiful. The envy, the jealousy, the vicious rumors spread by your best friend. That's life for young Momo. While everyone thinks that Momo is a wild party girl, the reality is that she is shy and lonely. Can Momo ...
Style: touching, romanticism, entertaining, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, romantic rivalry, japanese teenager, schoolgirl, wedding, father son relationship, friendship, teenager, school, boy girl relationship, japanese girl, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
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Edge of Night (1999)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Greece, Cyprus
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Stella is a beautiful young girl who dreams of becoming one day a famous singer. Her boyfriend Andreas leads a quiet life working at his small store, and doesn't approve Stella's quest for fame. When she decides to leave Athens for a ...
Plot: murder, athenian, threat, cigarette smoking, male female relationship, young couple, stage, boyfriend, unemployment, taking a bath, snow, hellenic ...
Time: 2000s
Place: athens greece, greece, athens, hellas
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Adult Babies (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A group of high-powered, middle-aged white men go to this place to take refuge from the stresses of their daily lives and spend time relaxing and regressing as “adult babies.” It’s set in a beautiful, secret location but this is not their only ...
Style: toilet humor, disturbing, bleak, rough
Plot: fetish, perversion, murder, nurse, fish out of water, cult, sadism, husband wife relationship, sex scandal, undercover, estate, brothel ...
Time: 2010s
Place: england, yorkshire, britain, northern england
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After the Storm (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Ryota is an unpopular writer although he won a literary award 15 years ago. Now, Ryota works as a private detective. He is divorced from his ex-wife Kyoko and he has an 11-year-old son Shingo. His mother Yoshiko lives alone at her apartment. One ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, touching, thought provoking, melancholic
Plot: divorce, private detective, lottery ticket, slice of life, storm, gambling, father son relationship, lie, bet, divorced parents, trust, divorced father ...
Time: contemporary
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The Rider (2017)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Once a rising star of the rodeo circuit, and a gifted horse trainer, young cowboy Brady is warned that his riding days are over, after a horse crushed his skull at a rodeo. Back home on the Pine Ridge Reservation, with little desire or alternatives ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, rough
Plot: cowboy, horse riding, rodeo, human animal relationship, horse, head injury, disabled person, riding accident, rodeo cowboy, lasso, father son relationship, pain ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: south dakota
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On Chesil Beach (2017)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1962 England, a young couple finds their idyllic romance colliding with issues of sexual freedom and societal pressure, leading to an awkward and fateful wedding night.
Plot: frigidity, newlywed, wedding night, husband wife relationship, husband wife conflict, marital problem, premature ejaculation, newlyweds, marriage, male virgin, sexual abuse, sexual revolution ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1962, year 1975, year 2007
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The Blue Beads from Greece (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: Greece
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A feud develops between a taverna with bouzoukia and a club next door that plays modern music.
Plot: band, rich girl, nightclub, falling in love, fall in love, folk music, music, dancing, ambition, lock of hair, tourism, kiss ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: greece, athens, athens greece
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Teddy Boy My Love (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Greece
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two young lovers are discovering that the widowed parents keep hidden bond and plan to marry soon Life, salesman dream and consumer goods of our civilization, will enter the life Asimaki, a benevolent and middle-aged widower chromatopoli, having ...
Plot: widower, love, saleswoman, family relations, father, store, furniture, change, fortune, blonde, fast car, club ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, future
Place: greece, athens, athens greece
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Mermaids for Love (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Petros, a race car driver and son of a construction mogul, hears about an island with promising business opportunities. He tells his father, they have to buy land there but Flora, a night club owner also learns about it and arrives at the island ...
Plot: driver, bikini, beer, rumor, ring, tourist, race against time, net, happy ending, engagement, fisherman, singing ...
Place: hellas, athens greece
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American Honey (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 163 min.
Story: A teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses the Midwest with a band of misfits.
Style: road movie, talky, disturbing, melancholic, intense ...
Plot: road trip, teenage girl, misfit, dancing, teenager, first love, marijuana, van, romance, drinking alcohol, drinking, on the road ...
Place: kansas city, america, oklahoma, nebraska, texas ...
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Patti Cake$ (2017)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Straight out of Jersey comes Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a. Killa P, a.k.a. Patti Cake$, an aspiring rapper fighting through a world of strip malls and strip clubs on an unlikely quest for glory.
Plot: aspiring musician, friendship, loneliness, mother daughter relationship, black american, rap, police car, cemetery, compact disc, fired, karaoke, guitar ...
Place: new jersey, new york
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Flying Colours (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A high school girl, Sayaka Kudō was the bottom of the class. After a year, she improved her deviation value from 30 to 70, then passed Keio University that is considered one of the most difficult to enter in Japan.
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, surprise ending, sexy
Plot: japanese schoolgirl, high school, school, father daughter relationship, teenage girl, teacher, schoolgirl, japanese teenager, pretty girl, thin attractive girl, university, college ...
Place: japan
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Brash Young Turks (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: From award winning director Naeem Mahmood, comes Brash Young Turks, a bold debut feature telling a fast paced struggle of love, crime and power, against all odds.
Plot: aspiration, teenager, gang violence, coming of age, hustler, strong female character, youth, ambition
Place: london
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Sing Street (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, lyrical, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: music band, musician's life, friendship, youth, singing, teenage life, music, school, singer, family, coming of age, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: ireland, london, england
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Eddie the Eagle (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Family, History, Sport
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, Eddie the Eagle is a feel-good story about Michael "Eddie" Edwards (Taron Egerton), an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself - even as an entire nation was counting him ...
Style: inspirational, feel good, motivational, based on true events, light ...
Plot: life, olympics, coach, determination, skiing, following a dream, athlete, dream, follow your dream, obsession, destiny, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: britain, england, london
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Sliding Doors (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Gwyneth Paltrow plays London publicist Helen, effortlessly sliding between parallel storylines that show what happens if she does or does not catch a train back to her apartment. Love. Romantic entanglements. Deception. Trust. Friendship. Comedy. ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, twists and turns, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, alternate reality, road not taken, choice, breakup, love triangle, time travel, chance, romance, love and romance, love affair, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: london, usa, europe, england, big ben london ...
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Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A prepubescent chess prodigy refuses to harden himself in order to become a champion like the famous but unlikable Bobby Fischer.
Style: uplifting, touching, inspirational, intellectual, clever ...
Audience: kids
Plot: chess, child prodigy, prodigy, contests and competitions, supportive parent, parents and children, human spirit, tournament, competition, genius, mentor, coach ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
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Ninja Cheerleaders (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: 3 college cheerleaders use their martial arts know-how to save their Sensei from mafia kidnappers, but must keep their extra curricular activities a secret in order to make it into an Ivy League school.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, realistic
Plot: female ninja, cheerleader, martial arts, ambition, rescue, rivalry, contests and competitions, youth, crimes, college, mafia, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Garden Party (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Are you young, sexually confused, just trying to get by? Do you sing, dance or possess some other talent? Welcome to the Garden Party. At the center of the story is 15-year-old April. She is running from one bad situation into another, hoping to ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: party, looking for love, dangerous attraction, drug dealing, youth, self discovery, city life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sex, swimming pool, masturbation, porn ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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