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, gothic, offbeat, rockumentary, documentary filmmaking
Plot: perversion, twins, family relations, music band, friends, love and romance, showbiz, siblings relations, human nature, rise to the top, couples, introspection, lifestyle, musician's life, artists and showbiz, music business, siamese twins, sexual relations, sex, dancing, football, lawyer, fight, musician, writers ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, los angeles, usa, europe, london

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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, lifestyle, musician's life, singer, friends, couples and ambition mostly in Drama, Music and Comedy genres. Some movies like Brothers of the Head: Lennon Naked (2010), You Instead (2011), 24 Hour Party People (2002), Welcome to L.A. (1976), The Mambo Kings (1992). 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, serious, touching, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: music band, musician's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, couple relations, rock, dysfunctional family, peaceful mission, couples, disagreement, family relations, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
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95%
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You Instead (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, exciting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: music festival, performer's life, opposites attract, fall in love, ego clash, lifestyle, initially antagonists, disorder, showbiz, partners, music band, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, scotland
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84%
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, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: nightclub, musician, clubbing, party, businessman, lifestyle, ambition, 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, united kingdom ...
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84%
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, talky, semi serious, psychological, humorous ...
Plot: womanizer, family relations, love and romance, dishonesty, love affair, looking for love, love triangle, sexual relations, couples, unfulfillment, musician's life, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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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, musician's life, romance, true love, family relations, ambition, rags to riches, brother brother relationship, love triangle, fame ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: cuba, new york, usa, latin america, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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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: suspense, serious, realistic, biting, cynical
Plot: punk rock, rally, injustice, friends, politics, music, musician's life, artists and showbiz, performer's life, music band, society, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: radio dj, coming of age, high school, love and romance, parents and children, high school life, false accusation, human nature, introspection, lifestyle, misfit, contests and competitions ...
Time: 60s, 90s
Place: europe, hungary, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, semi serious, touching, biting ...
Plot: follow your dream, desire for fame, ambition, lifestyle, human spirit, musician's life, hopes, life is a bitch, rising to stardom, couples, disability, parents and children ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 90s, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Plot: friendship, hit and run, rise and fall, music, racism, couples, friends, bittersweet, lifestyle, musician's life, love and romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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, semi serious, humorous, touching
Plot: african american, showbiz, artists and showbiz, on the road, buddies, lifestyle, music band, musician's life, nudity (full frontal - brief), r&b, music, friends ...
Time: contemporary, year 2008
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, philosophical, clever, stylized ...
Plot: actor, conversation, lifestyle, family relations, friendship, musician, smoking, coffee, love and romance, social relations, artists and showbiz, cafe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1920s, 70s
Place: usa, california, memphis, las vegas, new york ...
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65%
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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: realistic, semi serious, stylized
Audience: date night
Plot: farm, celebrity culture, self discovery, rock, relationship vs career, fall in love, showbiz, music, romance, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, ambition ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, pennsylvania
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64%
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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: alcohol abuse, showbiz, girl group, singer, strong female presence, ambition, performer's life, lifestyle, desire for fame, music band, love and romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem, new york state
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63%
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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: realistic, touching, sincere, emotional, semi serious ...
Plot: ambition, musician's life, friends, lifestyle, follow your dream, music band, artists and showbiz, music, immigrants, latin, moral dilemma, relationship vs career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cuba, latin america, usa, havana cuba
⇓ 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, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: groupie, love and romance, artists and showbiz, love affair, lifestyle, rock, opposites attract, musician's life, singer, amusement park, small town, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, usa
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62%
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Sueño (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, humorous, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, family relations, ambition, couples, love and romance, relationship vs career, single parent, lifestyle, musician's life, fall in love, family business, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Solo Sunny (1980)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: East Germany
Duration: 104 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: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, offbeat
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), self fulfillment, solitude, hopes, sexual content, strong female presence, friends, gender, performer's life, life is a bitch, ambition, music band ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: berlin germany, east berlin, east germany, europe, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: songwriter, music, showbiz, rise and fall, lifestyle, ambition, artists and showbiz, self discovery, music industry, existentialism, loneliness, human nature ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 50s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, california
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56%
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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: on the road, music, rock music, music band, artists and showbiz, musician's life, friends, ambition, satire, existentialism, punk, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, los angeles, british columbia
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56%
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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, realistic, emotional, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: musician's life, family relations, ambition, lifestyle, rising to stardom, music band, desire for fame, abusive husband, family problems, artists and showbiz, showbiz, sister ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: michigan, usa, detroit
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55%
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, realistic, humorous, feel good, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: culture clash, music band, society, artists and showbiz, friends, fish out of water, social differences, misfit, love and romance, power relations, disorder, master and servant ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england
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55%
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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: realistic, serious, stylized
Plot: rock, celebrity culture, drug abuse, relationship vs career, showbiz, friends, couples, ambition, performer's life, musician's life, music, rise and fall ...
Time: 60s
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53%
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, realistic, serious, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: showbiz, music band, music, rise and fall, rising to stardom, addiction, teenage life, human nature, celebrity culture, couple relations, ambition, musician's life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, new jersey, california
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52%
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Control (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA, Australia, Japan, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Control is the biography of Joy Division lead singer Ian Curtis, taking his story from schoolboy days of 1973 to his suicide on the eve of the band's first American tour in 1980.
Style: atmospheric, depressing, melancholic, touching, lyrical ...
Plot: musician's life, singer, depression, musician, epilepsy, punk, music, music band, performance, suicide, tragic event, fame ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1980, 80s
Place: europe, england, northern england, manchester, london
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52%
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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, captivating, atmospheric, lyrical, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, disability, infidelity, rehearsal, terminal illness, lifestyle, musician's life, ambition, rise to the top, couples, romance, couple relations ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, 50s, 1940s
Place: new york, venice, usa, indiana, manhattan new york city ...
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51%
Sex, Chips & Rock n' Roll (1999)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching
Plot: twins, friends, family relations, couples, coming of age, music, performer's life, artists and showbiz, workplace romance, siblings relations, small town life, love triangle ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Me Without You (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 107 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, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenage life, family relations, love and romance, youth, human nature, couple relations, siblings relations, rivalry, female friendship, love triangle ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, california, brighton
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51%
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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, dishonesty, lifestyle, actor's life, love and romance, artists and showbiz, hidden identity, romance, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, england, europe, liverpool, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Last Wedding (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Three couples in Vancouver navigate their relationships: first jobs, first crises, professional jealousy, an affair, and lack of communication. Noah and Zipporah marry after a brief courtship. She wants to be a singer and stalls out when she fails. ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, family relations, lifestyle, love affair, introspection, friendship, couples, family problems, hopes, unlikely couple, crumbling marriage, battle of the sexes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Payday (1973)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A cynical look at the life of a not so nice country-western singer, Maury Dann - played by Rip Torn in one of his most memorable performances. He ruthlessly manipulates every one around him to suit his selfish needs...he even gets his limo driver to ...
Style: realistic, serious, talky, biting, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, friendship, country music, music business, friends, couples, unfulfillment, musician's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, rehabilitation, music ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%