Movies like Brothers of the Head

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Brothers of the Head
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the 1970s a music promoter plucks Siamese twins from obscurity and grooms them into a freakish rock'n'roll act. A dark tale of sex, strangeness and rock music.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, clever, offbeat, touching, rockumentary, gothic
Plot: music band, twins, sexual relations, showbiz, artists and showbiz, musician's life, rise to the top, human nature, introspection, siblings relations, friends, love and romance, couples, family relations, perversion, lifestyle, impresario, cartwheel, siamese twins, music hall, death in childbirth, heart disease, recording session, x ray, contract ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, usa, los angeles
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The Beiderbecke Tapes
Drama, Music, Mystery
UK
151 min.
 8.7
The Five Heartbeats
Drama, Music
USA
121 min.
 7.5
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Most similar movies to Brothers of the Head

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about artists and showbiz, lifestyle, musician's life, friends, ambition, music and music band mostly in Drama, Music and Comedy genres. Some movies like Brothers of the Head: Tonight You're Mine (2011), Sex, Chips & Rock n' Roll (1999), Solo Sunny (1980), Rude Boy (1980), Sparkle (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Tonight You're Mine
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two feuding rock stars get handcuffed together for 24 hours at a music festival where they are both due to perform.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: rock, drugs/alcohol, musician's life, romance, ego clash, artists and showbiz, love and romance, disorder, nothing goes right, fall in love, music band, performer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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System:   95%
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Sex, Chips & Rock n' Roll
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
Story: Sex, Chips & Rock n' Roll is a six-part television mini-series which was written and created by Debbie Horsfield and directed by John Woods. It was produced by Wall to Wall for BBC One. Originally shown in 1999, it was later adapted into a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: rock, coming of age, fall in love, twins, music, siblings relations, artists and showbiz, performer's life, love triangle, workplace romance, small town life, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england
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Solo Sunny
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: East Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sunny is the singer of band trying to establish itself in the music-scene of East-Berlin. They play regular gigs in small towns, but Sunny feels out of touch with the audience and her life as a whole. She begins a relationship with the amateur ...
Style: serious, sincere, offbeat, realistic, touching
Plot: performer's life, rock, adolescence vs adulthood, ambition, artists and showbiz, friends, music band, desire for fame, feminism, human nature, introspection, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, germany, east germany, east berlin, gdr ...
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System:   79%
    User:   85%
 
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Rude Boy
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Rude Boy is a semi-documentary, part character study, part 'rockumentary', featuring a British punk band, The Clash. The script includes the story of a fictional fan juxtposed with actual public events of the day, including political ...
Style: serious, biting, realistic, cynical
Plot: music band, punk, musician's life, music, rock, performer's life, rebelliousness, artists and showbiz, punk rock, misfit, coming of age, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   75%
    User:   75%
 
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Sparkle
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three sisters (Sister and the Sisters) from Harlem who become singers Sister (Lonette McKee) becomes involved with drugs and Sparkle ends up being the one who gets famous. This movie tells about how drugs ruined Sister's relationships and ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching
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    User:   72%
 
Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A biography of Ian Dury, who was stricken with polio at a young age and defied expectations by becoming one of the founders of the punk-rock scene in Britain in the 1970s.
Style: semi serious, uplifting, realistic, touching, offbeat ...
Plot: punk, musician's life, rock, follow your dream, music, rising to stardom, human spirit, disability, ambition, hopes, couples, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: england, europe
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System:   72%
    User:   72%
 
Welcome to L.A.
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The lives and romantic entanglements of a group of young adults who have achieved "overnight" success in Los Angeles.
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, realistic, humorous, talky ...
Plot: womanizer, drugs/alcohol, city life, folk, musician's life, infidelity, urban, looking for love, love affair, songwriter, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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System:   68%
    User:   79%
 
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Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Corrine Burns retreats far into plans for her band, The Fabulous Stains, after her mother's death.
Style: witty, semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous ...
Plot: punk, music band, rock, desire for fame, rising to stardom, ambition, music, artists and showbiz, punk rock, friends, musician's life, rebelliousness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   61%
 
 6.0
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Lennon Naked
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A profile of John Lennon in the late 1960s as the Beatles are set to fall apart.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: rock, musician's life, music, couple relations, parents and children, artists and showbiz, music band, family problems, crumbling marriage, dysfunctional family, friends, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   72%
 
24 Hour Party People
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1976, Tony Wilson sets up Factory Records and brings Manchester's music to the world.
Style: clever, stylized, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: music, punk, nightclub, suicide, drugs, music business, british, drug addiction, death, music band, violence, dancing ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 90s, year 1976
Place: england, manchester, london, northern england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   56%
 
Prey for Rock & Roll
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Prey for Rock & Roll is set in the Los Angeles club scene of the late 1980s and follows the story of Jacki (Gershon) and her all-girl punk rock band, Clam Dandy. On the verge of turning 40, Jacki decides that if the band's one last shot ...
Style: serious, witty, realistic, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: rock, music, musician's life, drugs/alcohol, strong sexual content, drug abuse, midlife crisis, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, concert, revenge, lesbian ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   69%
 
The Five Heartbeats
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In the early 1960's, a quintet of hopeful, young African-American men form an amateur vocal group called The Five Heartbeats. After an initially rocky start, the group improves, turns pro, and rises to become a top flight music sensation. Along ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous, dramatic ...
Plot: music, friendship, music business, racism, musician's life, hip hop, rags to riches, rock and roll, corruption, segregation, ambition, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   54%
 
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De-Lovely
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: From Paris to Venice to Broadway to Hollywood, the lives of Cole Porter and his wife, Linda were never less than glamorous and wildly unconventional. And though Cole's thirst for life strained their marriage, Linda never stopped being his muse, ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, realistic, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: music, jazz, hollywood, gays and lesbians, gay, love, oldies, dancing, romance, musician's life, marriage, rise to the top ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 1930s, 20th century, 1940s ...
Place: new york, usa, venice, paris france, indiana ...
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System:   61%
    User:   64%
 
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FM
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Q-SKY is the #1 radio station in Los Angeles mainly because of the music they play; running the station the way they want to, it has made them a ratings success.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Plot: music band, rock, musician's life, media satire, radio show, media, radio, radio station, artists and showbiz, workplace, siblings relations, workplace romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   55%
 
Telling Lies in America
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Karchy (Brad Renfro) is a boy in school who has moved from Hungary to America in the 1960's. He is struggling in school and trying to adjust to America's culture. He then hears about a radio DJ Billy Magic (Kevin Bacon) who holds a contest ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, high school, radio, innocence lost, radio dj, mentor, self discovery, coming-of-age, parents and children, teenage life, redemption, rock and roll ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: europe, hungary, cleveland ohio
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System:   60%
    User:   58%
 
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Echo Park
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Austria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, everybody is somebody else. May, a single mother who delivers strip-O-grams, dreams of being an actress. She rents one of her rooms out to a pizza-man cum songwriter named Jonathan. Meanwhile, in the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: actor's life, gays and lesbians, single parent, crumbling marriage, bar, desire for fame, human nature, actress, dream, stripper, introspection, self discovery ...
Time: 80s
Place: austria, california, europe, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   62%
 
 4.5
 362
Hearts of Fire
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A reclusive musician, once a huge rock star, takes a young female protegee. While on a tour she meets a younger, more popular rocker and switches her loyalties.
Style: semi serious, stylized, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: music band, rock, musician's life, farm, performer's life, music, desire for fame, rise and fall, romance, rising to stardom, celebrity culture, relationship vs career ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   70%
 
The Mambo Kings
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Mambo Kings tells the story of César and Nestor Castillo, brothers and aspiring musicians who flee from Cuba to America in search of the American Dream.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating, intense ...
Plot: music, rags to riches, immigrants, latin, musician's life, dance, love, male nudity, brothers, performer's life, nightclub, family ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: new york, cuba, latin america, usa, havana cuba ...
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System:   55%
    User:   56%
 
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The Commitments
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Jimmy Rabbitte, just a tick out of school, gets a brilliant idea: to put a soul band together in Barrytown, his slum home in north Dublin. First he needs musicians and singers: things slowly start to click when he finds three fine-voiced females ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: music, irish, friendship, music band, blues, drugs/alcohol, rock and roll, music business, working class, mentor, unlikely partners, desire for fame ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   61%
 
A Slipping-Down Life
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young woman becomes obsessed with a small-time North Carolina rock singer.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: rock, musician's life, romance, single parent, theme park, love affair, small town, addiction, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couples, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, usa
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System:   52%
    User:   54%
 
That Thing You Do!
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: music, radio, music band, music business, jazz, rock and roll, buddies, creativity, rags to riches, mentor, musician's life, rising to stardom ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: ohio, pennsylvania, usa
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System:   51%
    User:   50%
 
Coffee and Cigarettes
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Japan, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Coffee And Cigarettes is a collection of eleven films from cult director Jim Jarmusch. Each film hosts star studded cast of extremely unique individuals who all share the common activities of conversing while drinking coffee and smoking cigarettes.
Style: talky, clever, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: art, human nature, addiction, hotel, dialogue driven, dialogue, deadpan, existentialism, couple relations, cafe, sarcasm, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1920s
Place: california, usa, paris france
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System:   51%
    User:   57%
 
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Hard to Hold
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Details the efforts of a pop-rock star (James Roberts / Rick Springfield) to win the love of a woman he meets in a car accident. None of the usual gambits work on this woman, who has never heard of him. Complications arise involving the ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: music, jazz, musician's life, romance, opposites attract, rock, love affair, love triangle, wooing, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, usa
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System:   50%
    User:   46%
 
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Sparkle
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Musical prodigy, Sparkle (Jordin Sparks) struggles to become a star while overcoming issues that are tearing her family apart. From an affluent Detroit area and daughter to a single mother (Whitney Houston), she tries to balance a new romance with ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: musician's life, desire for fame, siblings relations, ambition, urban, artists and showbiz, music band, rising to stardom, showbiz, hopes, couples, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
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System:   48%
    User:   53%
 
Grace of My Heart
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An aspiring singer, Denise Waverly/Edna Buxton, sacrifices her own singing career to write hit songs that launch the careers of other singers. The film follows her life from her first break, through the pain of rejection from the recording industry ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: music, musician's life, rock and roll, music business, rise and fall, romance, self discovery, songwriter, alternate universe, couple relations, creativity, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, california
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System:   48%
    User:   45%
 
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Habana Blues
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Spain, Cuba, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Spanish record producers express interest in Cuban musicians Ruy and Tito, the longtime friends are faced with the prospect of leaving their loved ones behind. After years of hoping and dreaming, they've finally earned the opportunity to ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: latin, immigrants, music band, musician's life, music, relationship vs career, artists and showbiz, follow your dream, moral dilemma, ambition, friends, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cuba, latin america, usa, havana cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   48%
 
That'll Be the Day
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Britain, 1958. Restless at school and bored with his life, Jim leaves home to take a series of low-level jobs at a seaside amusement park, where he discovers a world of cheap sex and petty crime. But when that world comes to a shockingly brutal end, ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: music band, musician's life, rock, performer's life, follow your dream, rise and fall, rise to the top, rising to stardom, rich and poor, working class, celebrity culture, showbiz ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   52%
 
'Round Midnight
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Inside the Blue Note nightclub one night in 1959 Paris, an aged, ailing jazzman coaxes an eloquent wail from his tenor sax. Outside, a young Parisian too broke to buy a glass of wine strains to hear those notes. Soon they will form a friendship that ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, captivating, melancholic ...
Plot: jazz, music, friendship, addiction, solitude, drugs/alcohol, drinking, artists and showbiz, obsession, life is a bitch, artist, hip hop ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1930s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, usa, paris france
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System:   43%
    User:   42%
 

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The Boat That Rocked
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, Germany, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The Boat that Rocked is an ensemble comedy, where the romance is between the young people of the 60s, and pop music. It's about a band of DJs that captivate Britain, playing the music that defines a generation and standing up to a government ...
Style: humorous, witty, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: music, rebellion, friendship, radio, boat, rock, ship, rebelliousness, rock and roll, british, ocean or sea, dancing ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: england, london
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System:   42%
    User:   35%
 
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Hear My Song
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Singer Josef Locke fled to Ireland 25 years ago to escape the clutches of the tax man and police Chief Jim Abbott. What he also left behind was the love of his life Cathleen Doyle. Now, Micky O’Neill is desperate to save both his ailing Liverpool ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: redemption, chase, irish, death, fall in love, comedy of errors, nightclub, romance, actor's life, mentor, hidden identity, showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, ireland, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   47%
 
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