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: humorous, touching, clever, offbeat, realistic, witty, semi serious, gothic, rockumentary
Plot: twins, sexual relations, friends, family relations, music band, love and romance, artists and showbiz, perversion, human nature, couples, musician's life, lifestyle, rise to the top, introspection, siblings relations, showbiz, dancing, soccer, musician, party, lawyer, female nudity, freak, male female relationship, journalist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, los angeles, usa, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, touching and humorous films with plots about artists and showbiz, musician's life, lifestyle, music, singer, love and romance and couples mostly in Music, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Brothers of the Head: 24 Hour Party People (2002), Tonight You're Mine (2011), Rude Boy (1980), Lennon Naked (2010), Welcome to L.A. (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: stylized, clever, witty, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: nightclub, clubbing, punk, suicide, party, singer, rave, cocaine, hanging, musician, music, musician's life ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: england, europe, manchester, northern england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: initially antagonists, sleazy, drugs/alcohol, rock, fall in love, reluctant partners, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, love and romance, performer's life, romance, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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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: serious, realistic, biting, cynical
Plot: music band, punk rock, rebelliousness, injustice, society, punk, lifestyle, misfit, rally, social decay, friends, politics ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.0
 990
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: sentimental, touching, gloomy, sincere, serious ...
Plot: music band, family relations, peaceful mission, friends, disagreement, dysfunctional family, rock, music, couple relations, artists and showbiz, parents and children, musician's life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: womanizer, looking for love, dishonesty, sexual relations, love affair, love and romance, love triangle, musician's life, unfulfillment, parents and children, infidelity, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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, social relations, artists and showbiz, cafe, friends, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1920s
Place: usa, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
Plot: showbiz, girl group, singer, artists and showbiz, performer's life, family relations, r&b, music band, alcohol abuse, urban, lifestyle, society ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.4
 379
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, realistic, stylized
Audience: date night
Plot: farm, musician's life, celebrity culture, music band, ambition, friends, couples, rise and fall, lifestyle, showbiz, relationship vs career, performer's life ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 474
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: touching, offbeat, realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: solitude, self fulfillment, self discovery, rock, ambition, friends, nightlife, desire for fame, performer's life, love and romance, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: east berlin, east germany, germany, europe, east berlin east germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nightclub, redemption, showbiz, singer, couples, hidden identity, lifestyle, actor's life, love and romance, romance, artists and showbiz, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, england, europe, liverpool, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.6
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De-Lovely (2004)
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, atmospheric, semi serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, terminal illness, rehearsal, disability, music, jazz, gays and lesbians, fall in love, rise to the top, lifestyle, showbiz, misfit ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 1950s ...
Place: new york, usa, venice, indiana, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 ...
Plot: true love, latin, ambition, music, rising to stardom, musician's life, romance, performer's life, family relations, rich and poor, rags to riches, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: cuba, new york, latin america, usa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: radio dj, coming of age, high school, radio, forgery, money, parents and children, innocence lost, family relations, high school life, introspection, society ...
Time: 1960s, 90s
Place: europe, hungary, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: realistic, sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous
Plot: reunion, artists and showbiz, showbiz, on the road, music band, lifestyle, buddies, musician's life, african american, friends, r&b, music ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ 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, clever, realistic, biting, humorous ...
Plot: on the road, reunion, music, punk, musician's life, cons and scams, artists and showbiz, ambition, friends, celebrity culture, down on your luck, music band ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Plot: friendship, rise and fall, hit and run, music, racism, lifestyle, showbiz, society, friends, r&b, addiction, drug abuse ...
Time: 1960s, 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Things Behind the Sun (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A young music journalist's dark memories are awakened when he goes to interview a female rock singer, and both are forced to confront troubling secrets from their pasts.
Style: realistic, sincere, talky, gloomy, emotional ...
Plot: music, sexual abuse, haunted by the past, rapist, rape, journalist, strong sexual content, sexual dysfunction, introspection, punk, alcohol abuse, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: gloomy, realistic, sincere, serious
Plot: coming of age, working class, follow your dream, rising to stardom, hopes, artists and showbiz, teenage life, rich and poor, musician's life, rise to the top, friends, celebrity culture ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, sentimental, touching, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: character study, comeback, country music, guitar, music, starting over, musician's life, love and romance, self discovery, redemption, human nature, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Prey for Rock & Roll (2003)
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, realistic, sexual, gloomy, captivating ...
Plot: rock, music, rapist, tattoo, contract, revenge, rape, concert, life is a bitch, midlife crisis, drug abuse, music band ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: feel good, touching, offbeat, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: small town, obsession, friends, kids in trouble, family relations, theme park, human nature, lifestyle, opposites attract, single parent, addiction, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
It's All Gone Pete Tong (2004)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Its All Gone Pete Tong is a comedy following the tragic life of legendary Frankie Wilde. The story takes us through Frankie's life from one of the best DJ's alive, through subsequent battle with a hearing disorder, culminating in his ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: disc jockey, suicide attempt, dancer, disappearance, party, cocaine, comeback, recording studio, mute or deaf, music, disability, british ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ibiza
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, semi serious, realistic, biting, offbeat ...
Plot: punk, desire for fame, music, musician's life, rising to stardom, performer's life, human spirit, blind ambition, hopes, family relations, couples, cultural icon ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 20th century, 80s, 90s ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains (1982)
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: offbeat, realistic, witty, cynical, clever ...
Plot: drug abuse, punk, punk rock, rebelliousness, rebellion, showbiz, nightlife, friends, media, on the road, music band, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Young Soul Rebels (1991)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Young Soul Rebels is a 1991 film by Isaac Julien which examines the interaction between youth cultural movements in Britain. Skinheads, Punks & Soulboys along with the political and cultural tensions between them. The film received the ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: disco, politics, murder, radio dj, friendship, gay, sexual relations, racism, addiction, frame up, immigrants, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Wedding Weekend (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of guys who sang together in a college a cappella group reunite 15 years later to perform at a friend's wedding and discover how their lives have progressed -- and in some cases regressed -- since their college heyday.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: reunion, friendship, romance, oldies, introspection, lifestyle, lovers reunited, human nature, singleness, artists and showbiz, music, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: songwriter, music, ambition, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, romance, love and romance, contests and competitions, couple relations, artists and showbiz, destructive relationship, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 70s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Dream (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Mexican immigrant new to Los Angeles enters into a love triangle with two very different women.
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: ambition, love triangle, couple relations, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, relationship vs career, love and romance, musician's life, fall in love, contests and competitions, unfulfilled love, rising to stardom ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Frank and Jack Baker are professional musicians who play small clubs. They play smaltzy music and have never needed a day job...
Style: sexy, realistic, sincere, clever, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: jazz, nightclub, love triangle, music, romance, fall in love, siblings relations, love and romance, performer's life, artists and showbiz, couple relations, musician's life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, serious, realistic
Plot: ambition, musician's life, relationship vs career, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, performer's life, life is a bitch, music, rock, showbiz, friends ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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