Movies like Brothers of the Head

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Brothers of the Head (2005)
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Brothers of the Head (2005)
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: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, clever, offbeat, gothic, rockumentary
Plot: twins, family relations, music band, friends, love and romance, human nature, siblings relations, showbiz, artists and showbiz, perversion, couples, musician's life, rise to the top, music business, siamese twins, documentary filmmaker, sexual relations, lifestyle, introspection, sex, football, dancing, soccer, fight, musician ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, los angeles, usa, europe, london

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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, touching, semi serious and humorous films with plots about artists and showbiz, musician's life, lifestyle, singer, friends, couples and musician mostly in Drama, Music and Comedy genres. Some movies like Brothers of the Head: Lennon Naked (2010), 24 Hour Party People (2002), Welcome to L.A. (1976), Tonight You're Mine (2011), Rude Boy (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Lennon Naked (2010)
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: realistic, sincere, serious, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: music band, musician's life, lifestyle, disagreement, rock, dysfunctional family, couples, artists and showbiz, couple relations, peaceful mission, family relations, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
24 Hour Party People (2002)
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: witty, humorous, sincere, stylized, clever ...
Plot: nightclub, musician, clubbing, party, ambition, businessman, lifestyle, success, music band, life changing experience, artists and showbiz, rise and fall ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: england, europe, manchester, northern england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Welcome to L.A. (1976)
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: realistic, humorous, talky, semi serious, psychological ...
Plot: womanizer, family relations, love triangle, looking for love, dishonesty, love and romance, love affair, sexual relations, drugs/alcohol, infidelity, couples, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Tonight You're Mine (2011)
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, performer's life, nothing goes right, fall in love, reluctant partners, ego clash, lifestyle, rivalry, partners, disorder, romance, music band ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 1K
Rude Boy (1980)
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: biting, realistic, suspense, cynical, serious
Plot: music band, punk rock, politics, rally, social decay, archive footage, artists and showbiz, social misfits, music, performer's life, celebrity culture, musician's life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Mambo Kings (1992)
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, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: latin, music, performer's life, romance, musician's life, true love, family relations, ambition, rags to riches, brother brother relationship, love triangle, fame ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: cuba, new york, usa, latin america, havana cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Sparkle (1976)
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: realistic, touching, sentimental, serious
Plot: alcohol abuse, showbiz, singer, girl group, relationship vs career, love and romance, family in crisis, unfulfillment, performer's life, siblings relations, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Coffee and Cigarettes (2003)
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: meditative, humorous, clever, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: actor, lifestyle, coffee, friendship, cigarette, musician, interview, smoking, social relations, artists and showbiz, cafe, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1920s, 70s
Place: usa, california, paris france, new york, memphis ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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The Five Heartbeats (1991)
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, realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: friendship, rise and fall, hit and run, music, racism, soul music, couples, r&b, friends, drug abuse, ambition, addiction ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Telling Lies in America (1997)
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, realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: radio dj, coming of age, high school, human nature, introspection, high school life, false accusation, parents and children, love and romance, family relations, innocence lost, misfit ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 90s
Place: europe, hungary, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 405
Hearts of Fire (1987)
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: farm, lifestyle, rise and fall, showbiz, self discovery, stalking, rock, ambition, music band, friends, couples, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.4
 10K
Soul Men (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two former backup soul singers, Louis and Floyd, have not spoken to each other in 20 years, and reluctantly agree to travel across the country together to a reunion concert to honor their recently-deceased lead singer. Cleo, a beautiful young woman ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching
Plot: reunion, artists and showbiz, showbiz, buddies, lifestyle, music band, on the road, musician's life, african american, bittersweet, profanity, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, year 2008
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.1
 589
One-Trick Pony (1980)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jonah (Paul Simon) is an aging rock star trying to put together a new album in the face of an indifferent record label and a talentless producer. At the same time, he's struggling to save his failing marriage.
Style: realistic, contemplative, serious, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: rock music, record, music, artists and showbiz, down on your luck, performer's life, rising to stardom, friends, lifestyle, starting over, human nature, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
A Slipping-Down Life (1999)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young woman becomes obsessed with a small-time North Carolina rock singer.
Style: touching, feel good, sincere, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: artists and showbiz, love and romance, love affair, lifestyle, rock, opposites attract, musician's life, groupie, singer, family relations, small town, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Rock My World (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When a rock band at the top of their game suddenly loses their leader, their direction suddenly becomes questionable. All the band members know is that the leader's clothes were found at the edge of a waterfront and he had not been seen since. ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: culture clash, friends, society, music band, artists and showbiz, fish out of water, social differences, misfit, disorder, love and romance, power relations, master and servant ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Hard Core Logo (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bruce Macdonald follows punk bank Hard Core Logo on a harrowing last-gasp reunion tour throughout Western Canada. As magnetic lead-singer Joe Dick holds the whole magilla together through sheer force of will, all the tensions and pitfalls of life on ...
Style: talky, humorous, captivating, intense, clever ...
Plot: reunion, on the road, music, music band, artists and showbiz, musician's life, friends, ambition, satire, rock music, existentialism, punk ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, british columbia, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.2
 498
Dream (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Mexican immigrant new to Los Angeles enters into a love triangle with two very different women.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, family relations, couples, love and romance, relationship vs career, fall in love, unfulfilled love, musician's life, single parent, lifestyle, family business, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.0
 508
Solo Sunny (1980)
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: sincere, offbeat, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), self fulfillment, solitude, hopes, nightlife, rock, strong female presence, sexual content, human nature, gender, introspection, feminism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: east germany, berlin germany, east berlin, germany, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Habana Blues (2005)
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: touching, emotional, sincere, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: ambition, musician's life, music band, lifestyle, friends, follow your dream, immigrants, music, artists and showbiz, relationship vs career, latin, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cuba, latin america, usa, havana cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Sex, Chips & Rock n' Roll (1999)
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, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: twins, couples, small town life, friends, family relations, coming of age, rock, love triangle, workplace romance, artists and showbiz, music, siblings relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll (2010)
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: uplifting, realistic, touching, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: punk, lifestyle, ambition, desire for fame, follow your dream, human spirit, couple relations, musician's life, rising to stardom, parents and children, life is a bitch, hopes ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 40s, 80s, 90s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Why Do Fools Fall in Love (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In the mid-80s, three women (each with an attorney) arrive at the office of New York entertainment manager, Morris Levy. One is an L.A. singer, formerly of the Platters; one is a petty thief from Philly; one teaches school in a small Georgia town. ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: showbiz, music band, music, rise and fall, rising to stardom, addiction, lifestyle, human nature, teenage life, couple relations, musician's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 80s, 1950s ...
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Me Without You (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: During a long, hot summer in seventies London, young neighbors Holly and Marina make a childhood pact to be friends forever. For Marina, troubled, fiercely independent, determined to try everything, Holly stays the only constant in a life of ...
Style: humorous, sincere, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, female friendship, teenage life, siblings relations, couple relations, love and romance, youth, family relations, power relations, human nature, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, brighton, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Tender Mercies (1983)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Alchoholic former country singer Mac Sledge makes friends with a young widow and her son. The friendship enables him to find inspiration to resume his career.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: character study, country music, comeback, guitar, music, starting over, musician's life, love and romance, self discovery, redemption, love affair, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Hear My Song (1991)
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: feel good, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nightclub, redemption, showbiz, singer, love and romance, romance, artists and showbiz, fall in love, couples, dishonesty, disorder, comedy of errors ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, england, europe, liverpool, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Grace of My Heart (1996)
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, sentimental, lyrical, inspirational, sincere ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: songwriter, music, showbiz, artists and showbiz, ambition, lifestyle, rise and fall, self discovery, music industry, existentialism, loneliness, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Identical (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: During the Great Depression, identical twins are separated at birth. One, Drexel Hemsley becomes a wildly successful '50s rock star, while the other, Ryan Wade, struggles to balance his passion for music and pleasing his parents, who want him ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, touching, exciting ...
Plot: twins, musician, family relations, supportive spouse, musician's life, ambition, artists and showbiz, follow your dream, rising to stardom, jazz, twin brother, family secret ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 50s, 60s, 40s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.7
 6K
Sparkle (2012)
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, sentimental, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: family relations, musician's life, desire for fame, rising to stardom, music band, lifestyle, ambition, abusive husband, showbiz, family problems, artists and showbiz, star ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
That'll Be the Day (1973)
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: serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere
Plot: working class, coming of age, rise to the top, hopes, unfulfillment, celebrity culture, rich and poor, youth, ambition, artists and showbiz, performer's life, musician's life ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 813
Stardust (1974)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Sequel to 1973's That'll Be The Day. Jim McLain is now enjoying the nomadic 'gigs and groupies' life on tour with his band. When he achieves all his wildest dreams of international stardom, the sweet taste of success begins to ...
Style: stylized, realistic, serious
Plot: couples, rock, drug abuse, music band, nudity (full frontal - brief), friends, ambition, showbiz, rise and fall, life is a bitch, relationship vs career, musician's life ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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