Movies like Callas Forever

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Callas Forever (2002)
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Callas Forever
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Italy, France, Spain, UK, Romania
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A fictionalized account of the last days of opera singer Maria Callas (Ardant).
Style: sentimental, serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: musician's life, tragic hero, couple relations, romance, friendship, music, celebrity culture, showbiz, fall in love, ambition, love and romance, unfulfillment, performance, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians, aging, starting over, hopes, couples, lifestyle, opera singer, tantrum, concert hall, dressing room, gay romance ...
Time: year 1977
Place: paris france
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Shadowlands
Biography, Drama, Romance
UK
73 min.
 7.7
Once
Drama, Music, Romance
Ireland
86 min.
 7.9
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, sentimental and touching films with plots about artists and showbiz, love and romance, lifestyle, musician's life, music, couples and singer mostly in Drama, Music and Romance genres. Some movies like Callas Forever: Walk the Line (2005), Elvis and Me (1988), King of Salsa (2006), Glitter (2001), A Song for Martin (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Walk the Line
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins.
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, serious, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: music, addiction, death, childhood, drug addiction, drug abuse, love, accident, musician's life, country, drugs/alcohol, marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 1960s ...
Place: arkansas, memphis, tennessee, usa, germany ...
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Elvis and Me
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: The story of Priscilla's life with rock and roll star Elvis Presley.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: folk hero, rock, romance, couple relations, ambition, music, love and romance, couples, artists and showbiz, musician's life, desire for fame, introspection ...
Time: 60s
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System:   82%
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King of Salsa
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The rise and fall of salsa singer, H├ęctor Lavoe (1946-1993), as told from the perspective of his wife Puchi, who looks back from 2002.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, captivating
Plot: music, latin, musician's life, performer's life, romance, rise and fall, couple relations, addiction, celebrity culture, drug abuse, showbiz, ambition ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, puerto rico
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System:   75%
    User:   82%
 
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Glitter
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young woman is catapulted into pop stardom, with her already-famous DJ boyfriend calling the shots.
Style: emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic, awful ...
Plot: music, romance, hip hop, music business, performer's life, family, desire for fame, rags to riches, follow your dream, lame, rising to stardom, camp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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System:   74%
    User:   88%
 
A Song for Martin
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Martin, conductor of a symphonic orchestra, meet Barbara, violine player and they start a relationship. Five years later Martin starts to develop loss of memory and becomes more and more confused. Finally he is diagnosed with Alzheimer's ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, opera, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, dysfunctional family, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, fall in love, musician's life ...
Time: contemporary
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John and Yoko: A Love Story
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Details the lives of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, from before their first meeting to their rise to stardom.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, avant garde
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, rock, rising to stardom, romance, music, couple relations, artists and showbiz, couples, the beatles, fall in love, music band, assassination ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
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System:   67%
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Roseland
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: "Roseland" is made up of three stories, sometimes connecting, all set in the famed New York dance palace, and all having the same theme: finding the right dance partner.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, atmospheric
Audience: girls' night
Plot: disco, dancer's life, nightclub, romance, contests and competitions, looking for love, artists and showbiz, elderly, hopes, loneliness, ballroom dancing, love and romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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    User:   59%
 
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A Star Is Born
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A Star Is Born is a 1976 rock music film telling the story of a young woman, played by Barbra Streisand who enters show business, and meets and falls in love with an established male star, played by Kris Kristofferson, only to find her career ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, performer's life, rise and fall, music, rising to stardom, celebrity culture, showbiz, ambition, rock star, fame, self discovery, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   56%
 
Lady Sings the Blues
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Chronicles the rise and fall of legendary blues singer Billie Holiday. Her late childhood, stint as a prostitute, early tours, marriages and drug addiction are featured.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, dramatic, factual ...
Plot: jazz, music, drug abuse, addiction, drug addiction, rags to riches, prostitution, murder, blues, musician's life, holiday, mentor ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 70s
Place: harlem, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, cross country, manhattan new york city
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System:   65%
    User:   69%
 
Listen to Your Heart
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Danny Foster doesn't have much: an apartment as small as his paychecks, no family, and a struggling music career. Yet for him, "every day is a great day to be alive," an attitude he gained from his mother's unwavering optimism ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: mute or deaf, fall in love, romance, artists and showbiz, urban, love and romance, couples, musician's life, couple relations, parents and children, misfit, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   64%
    User:   60%
 
Brooklyn Babylon
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A charismatic rapper falls in love with a young Jewish girl despite the confines of her religious background.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: musician's life, urban, unlikely couple, friendship, romance, fall in love, urban ghetto, interracial relations, culture clash, social differences, tragic love, city life ...
Place: new york, usa
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System:   57%
    User:   59%
 
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Backbeat
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Chronicles the early days of The Beatles in Hamburg, Germany. The film focuses primarily on the relationship between Stuart Sutcliffe (played by Stephen Dorff) and John Lennon (played by Ian Hart), and also with Sutcliffe's German girlfriend ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: music, friendship, rock and roll, artist, music band, rock, urban, music business, musician's life, rising to stardom, unlikely friendships, drinking ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: england, hamburg germany, california, australia, seaport ...
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System:   56%
    User:   48%
 
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Selena
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In this biographical drama, Selena Quintanilla is born into a musical Mexican-American family in Texas. Her father, Abraham, realizes that his young daughter is talented and begins performing with her at small venues. She finds success and falls for ...
Style: sentimental, touching, uplifting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: music, latin, murder, musician's life, dancing, tragedy, rags to riches, performer's life, music business, hip hop, family, rising to stardom ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   58%
 
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Two of Us
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this purely fictional story, Paul McCartney drops by The Dakota to visit John Lennon in 1976. Paul is still on top of the music world, reaching #1 with his new band, Wings. John, however, has retired from public life, choosing to raise his son, ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Plot: rock, music band, friendship, musician's life, music, rising to stardom, celebrity culture, reunion, artists and showbiz, friends, assassination, breakup ...
Time: 90s, year 1976
Place: new york, usa
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    User:   45%
 
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Shadowlands
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A play based on the friendship between CS Lewis and Joy Gresham.
Style: serious, talky, emotional, realistic, uplifting ...
Plot: fall in love, writer's life, romance, opposites attract, human spirit, couple relations, love affair, cancer, christianity, faith, death, marriage ...
Place: england, europe
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System:   54%
    User:   60%
 
What's Love Got to Do with It
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A film about the singer Tina Turner and how she rose to stardom with her abusive husband Ike Turner and how she gained the courage to break free.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere, dramatic ...
Plot: music, drugs/alcohol, musician's life, rock and roll, love, violence, mentor, crumbling marriage, divorce, rising to stardom, runaway, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s, 1930s ...
Place: tennessee, usa
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System:   52%
    User:   57%
 
Beyond the Lights
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Noni Jean is a hot new rising star. But not all is what it seems, and the pressure causes Noni to nearly fall apart - until she meets Kaz Nicol, a promising young cop and aspiring politician who's been assigned to her detail. Can Kaz's ...
Style: serious, sentimental, romantic, talky, light ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: music, musician's life, british, love story, romance, fall in love, race issues, surveillance, love and romance, bollywood, couples, coming-of-age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, mexico
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System:   52%
    User:   59%
 
Bound for Glory
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: A biography of Woody Guthrie, one of America's greatest folk singers. He left his dust-devastated Texas home in the 1930s to find work, discovering the suffering and strength of America's working class.
Style: realistic, road movie, serious, sentimental, scenic ...
Plot: music, folk, poverty, labor union, americana, on the road, storytelling, musician's life, depression, drinking, mentor, kids and family ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: california, texas, oklahoma, usa
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System:   49%
    User:   41%
 
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The Buddy Holly Story
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A film about the life and career of the early rock and roll star.
Style: humorous, serious, dramatic, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: music, rock and roll, musician's life, rock, fighting the system, mozart, performer's life, mentor, runaway, death, tragic hero, creativity ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: texas, usa, new york
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System:   48%
    User:   57%
 
These Foolish Things
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: As war looms on the horizon, a hopeful ingenue (Zoe Tapper) finds herself caught between the warring affections of a playwright (David Leon) and a director (Andrew Lincoln) in 1930s London. Director Julia Taylor-Stanley's heartwarming ensemble ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: actor's life, love triangle, romance, rich and poor, celebrity culture, war, cinderella story, filmmaking, dull life, artists and showbiz, orphan, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, london
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System:   48%
    User:   56%
 
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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
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System:   47%
    User:   44%
 
Pure Country 2: The Gift
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Three angels bestow the gift of song to a young girl, who must follow a series of rules in order hold on to it during her rise to fame and fortune.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere
Plot: country, musician's life, music, desire for fame, ambition, romance, artists and showbiz, hopes, rise to the top, friendship, rising to stardom, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tennessee, usa, dallas texas, austin texas, texas
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System:   47%
    User:   43%
 
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Crazy Heart
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When reporter Jean Craddock interviews Bad Blake -- an alcoholic, seen-better-days country music legend -- they connect, and the hard-living crooner sees a possible saving grace in a life with Jean and her young son. But can he leave behind an ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sentimental, dramatic ...
Plot: redemption, music, loneliness, aging, drinking, country, music business, musician's life, singer, musician, journalist, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, new mexico, houston texas, texas ...
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System:   46%
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Why Do Fools Fall in Love
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: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, dramatic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: music, addiction, showbiz, music band, drug addiction, rock and roll, death, women, musician's life, rise and fall, segregation, music business ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 80s, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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System:   46%
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Elvis
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Biographical movie about the famous rock singer Elvis Presley.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: musician's life, rock, music, rising to stardom, relationship vs career, showbiz, family life, power relations, washed up star, artists and showbiz, music band, performer's life ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: mississippi
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System:   46%
    User:   37%
 
Chopin: Desire for Love
Genre: Drama, Romance, Music
Country: Poland
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The biography of world famous Polish composer Fryderyk Chopin.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, sentimental
Plot: romance, musician's life, music, prodigy, opposites attract, destructive relationship, love affair, artists and showbiz, love and romance, infidelity, society, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: poland, paris france, warsaw poland, siberia
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System:   45%
    User:   38%
 
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The Song
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The film follows aspiring singer-songwriter Jed King (Alan Powell) as he struggles to catch a break and escape the long shadow of his father, a country music legend. After reluctantly accepting a gig at a local vineyard harvest festival, Jed is ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, uplifting, captivating
Audience: date night
Plot: country, musician's life, crumbling marriage, romance, rising to stardom, music, relationship vs career, hopes, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, introspection, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1981, year 2006, 2000s
Place: usa
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System:   45%
    User:   53%
 
Introducing Dorothy Dandridge
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An acclaimed stage performer, Dorothy still struggled with the challenge of her color, in a time that wouldn't let some stars in by the front door. Yet against the odds she beat out many more famous rivals for the role of "Carmen ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: actor's life, hollywood, music, performer's life, jazz, desire for fame, rise and fall, discrimination, rising to stardom, racism, showbiz, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 1940s ...
Place: usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   44%
    User:   52%
 

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The Rose
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Midler is the rock-and-roll singer Mary Rose Foster (known as the Rose to her legions of fans), whose romantic relationships and mental health are continuously imperiled by the demands of life on the road.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: music, addiction, drug abuse, drugs, rock, drugs/alcohol, musician's life, depression, rock and roll, rise and fall, blues, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969
Place: usa
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Country Strong
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Soon after the rising young singer-songwriter Beau Williams gets involved with a fallen, emotionally unstable country star Kelly Canter, the pair embark on a career resurrection tour helmed by her husband/manager James and featuring a beauty ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: music, love, addiction, country, musician's life, music business, desire for fame, hip hop, rock and roll, fall in love, ambition, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, las vegas, dallas texas, austin texas ...
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System:   44%
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