Australian biopic film ‘True Spirit’ is based on the true story of Australian sailor Jessica Watson who was awarded the Order of Australia Medal for attempting at the age of sixteen a solo global circumnavigation.
Australian actress Teagan Croft has been seen portraying the character of Teagan Croft in the movie. Sarah Spillane directed this film which was released in Australia on January 26, 2023, and became available on Netflix on 3rd February this year.
Following is a list of films that you might like to watch if you liked ‘True Spirit’ on Netflix.
Top 10 Movies Like Netflix’s True Spirit.
The Swimmers (2022)-
Sally El Hosaini directed the biographical drama movie ‘True Spirit’ the plot of which revolves around two Syrian refugee teen sisters Yusra Mardini and Sarah Mardini who, swimming in the choppy Mediterranean seas for hours, escape from their wartorn home in Damascus to reach Greece to compete at the Rio Olympic while helping other refugees.
Nathalie Issa and Manal Issa portrayed Yusra and Sarah respectively in the movie. It premiered on September 8, 2022, at the Toronto International Film Festival. It was released on Netflix on November 23, 2022.
The plot of this Norwegian historical movie is centered upon a small northern Norwegian town called Narvik which is the source of iron ore that Hitler needed for his war machine.
As fierce winter warfare broke in to disrupt this process, Hitler faced his first major defeat. The film was released in Norway on December 25, 2022, and on Netflix on January 23, 2023.
Margaret Brown directed this historical documentary movie the plot of which revolves around the descendants of Clotilda’s survivors who while celebrating their heritage and command of legacy, discover a tangible link with their ancestors as the remaining last known slave ship is discovered.
It premiered at the Sundance International Film Festival in January of 2022 and was later released in the United States on October 21, 2022.
Infinite Storm (2022)-
The plot of this American adventure movie revolves around an experienced climber trying to get down Mount Washington after a huge blizzard forces her to retreat just before she reaches the summit and she comes across a stranded man on her way down.
This biographical war movie based on Adam Makos’ 2015 book recounts the true story of the first black aviator of the U.S. Navy Jesse Brown and his fellow fighter pilot Tom Hudner as they became the most celebrated wingmen of the Navy through their sacrifices.
Jonathan Majors and Glen Powell portrayed Brown and Hudner respectively in the movie. It premiered on September 12, 2022, at the Toronto International Film Festival and later was released on 23rd November in the United States.
The plot of this Australian sports drama movie revolves around a fifteen years old swimmer named Benjamin Lane who is around the corner to qualifying for the Olympics. But we find him doubting whether he really wants his life to be like this amidst the pressure of his coach and mother.
Those doubts and wills of escaping the past only intensify with the return of his father from jail. The film premiered at the Melbourne International Film Festival on August 19, 2021, before being released theatrically on September 2, 2021.
The Father Who Moves Mountain (2021)-
The plot surrounds the quest of a retired intelligence officer to find his son who went missing in the mountains during a snowy hike. The film was released on September 17, 2021.
The Pale Blue Eye (2022)-
The plot of this mystery thriller movie revolves around a veteran detective Augustus Landor investigating murders being assisted by a young cadet who later becomes known as the world-famous mystery author Edgar Allan Poe.
Against the Ice (2022)-
This is a historical survival movie based on the true story of the 1909 polar expedition of Denmark as recounted in Ejnar Mikkelsen’s ‘Two Against the Ice‘.
The plot revolves around two men’s fight for survival in the vast landscape of Greenland while looking for a lost map.
The Ledge (2022)-
The plot of this movie is centered upon a rock-climbing adventure that takes another turn after a murder is discovered. It was released in the United Kingdom on March 14, 2022.