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The Concert (2009)
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The Concert (2009)
Original name: Le Concert
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: France, Italy, Romania, Belgium
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A former world-famous conductor of the Bolshoï orchestra, known as "The Maëstro", Andreï Filipov had seen his career publicly broken by Leonid Brezhnev for hiring Jewish musicians and now works cleaning the concert hall where he once directed. One day, he intercepts an official invitation from the prestigious Théâtre du Châtelet. Through a series of mad antics, he reunites his old orchestra, now composed of old alcoholic musicians, and flies to perform in Paris and complete the Tchaikovsky concerto interrupted 30 years earlier. For the concerto, he engages a young violin soloist with whom he has an unexpected connection.
Style: touching, feel good, uplifting, captivating, sentimental, melancholic, twists and turns, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: classical music, russian, creativity, orchestra, music, concert, prodigy, music band, performance, redemption, hopes, musician's life, artists and showbiz, ordinary person, society, dishonesty, comeback, disorder, hidden identity, fish out of water, culture clash, haunted by the past, pretense, communism, gypsy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, russia, israel

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and feel good films with plots about artists and showbiz, culture clash, music, friendship, musician's life, mentor and friends mostly in Drama, Comedy and Music genres. Some movies like The Concert: The Band's Visit (2007), Nodame Cantabile: The Movie I (2009), Quartet (2012), Beynelmilel (2006), The Valet (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Band's Visit (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Israel, USA, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Once-not long ago-a small Egyptian police band arrived in Israel. Not many remember this... It wasn't that important. A band comprised of members of the Egyptian police force head to Israel to play at the inaugural ceremony of an Arab arts ...
Style: humorous, sincere, enigmatic, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: orchestra, musician, culture clash, small town, fish out of water, society, opposites attract, disorder, singer, stranded, small town life, ethnic conflict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Nodame Cantabile: The Movie I (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Following the success of the popular Japanese romantic comedy drama, NODAME CANTABILE: THE MOVIE hits the big screen! Hiroshi Tamaki and Juri Ueno reprise in their roles and continue their love for music and their pursuit for their ambitions. Chiaki ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good
Plot: classical music, musician's life, ambition, lifestyle, youth, couple relations, romance, rivalry, friendship, orchestra, music, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.8
 19K
Quartet (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The directorial debut of Dustin Hoffman, Quartet is a high-drama comedy about temperamental divas and old grudges, passion and pride, romance and Rigoletto. At a home for retired musicians, the annual concert to celebrate Verdi's birthday is ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: elderly, retired, musician, retirement home life, retirement home, aging, opera, reconciliation, concert, rehearsal, human spirit, musician's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.2
 7K
Beynelmilel (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Turkey
Duration: 105 min.
Story: It is 80's Turkey, local musicians of Adiyaman are hired by the military and trained to welcome one of the forceful generals of coup regime.
Style: humorous, emotional, sentimental, uplifting, touching ...
Plot: military, music band, musician's life, political unrest, rebellion, politics, artists and showbiz, state affairs, small town, small town life, rebelliousness, musician ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 6.5
 10K
The Valet (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Caught by tabloid paparazzi with his mistress Elena, a famous and beautiful fashion model, billionaire Pierre Levasseur tries to avoid a divorce by inventing a preposterous lie. He uses the presence of a passerby in the photo to claim to his wife ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, witty, sweet ...
Audience: date night
Plot: comedy of errors, couples, photographer, adultery, supermodel, farce, pretense, nothing goes right, romance, dishonesty, paparazzi, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.1
 14K
A Late Quartet (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the beloved cellist of a world-renowned string quartet is diagnosed with a life threatening illness, the group’s future suddenly hangs in the balance as suppressed emotions, competing egos and uncontrollable passions threaten to derail years ...
Style: realistic, sincere, sentimental, touching, intense ...
Plot: classical music, aging, rehearsal, musician's life, friendship, ego clash, intrigue, under the surface, marital problem, overcoming, anniversary, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Four Last Songs (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A comic drama set on a Mediterranean island, where a motley collection of characters is seeking musical redemption.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: music, musician's life, artists and showbiz, opposites attract, siblings relations, love triangle, couples, family problems, disorder, hopes, nothing goes right, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.5
 102K
August Rush (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A drama with fairy tale elements, where an orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents.
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, inspirational, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: orphan, prodigy, music, youth, musician's life, hopes, musician, lie, orphanage, dancing, artists and showbiz, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1995
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Day I Saw Your Heart (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Justine, struggles with commitment, listens to old David Bowie covers, and uses her employer’s private MRI machines to make “X-Ray Art” After a trail of boyfriends, Justine thinks she has found The One, a hunky shoe salesman, but her ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous, feel good
Plot: elderly, disorder, parents and children, introspection, self discovery, life turned upside down, family relations, step siblings, siblings relations, pregnancy, golden years, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.0
 74K
Frank (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young wannabe musician who discovers he has bitten off more than he can chew when he joins an eccentric pop band led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank.
Style: tragicomedy, touching, semi serious, melancholic, lyrical ...
Plot: music, suicide, music band, identity, musician, eccentricity, mental illness, creativity, deadpan, loneliness, character study, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, ireland, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Scandal Makers (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: South Korea
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Former teen idol Nam Hyeon-soo is now in his thirties and working as a radio DJ. One day a young woman named Jeong-nam shows up and claims to be his own daughter. She also has a son whom she claims to be Hyeon-soo's grandson. Their relation is ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: parents and children, haunted by the past, unfulfillment, radio dj, family relations, media, father daughter relationship, life turned upside down, hopes, disorder, society, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.0
 85
Abraxas (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Former punk rocker Jonen, now a Buddhist priest, seems to have lost the meaning of his life. His manic depression handicaps him further. Music seems to be the only solution for him to exorcise his demons, against all obstacles and sound volume ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: musician's life, artists and showbiz, society, introspection, self discovery, bittersweet, midlife crisis, small town, rock, redemption, hopes, follow your dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Detroit Metal City (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Soichi Negishi moved to Tokyo to chase his dream of becoming a musician playing stylish, Swedish-style pop. Instead, he finds himself leading the death metal band Detroit Metal City, or DMC, as the costumed and grotesquely made-up "demon ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: heavy metal culture, ambition, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, hidden identity, desire for fame, love and romance, musician's life, lifestyle, hopes, celebrity culture, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.2
 3K
Half Moon (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Austria, France, Iran, Iraq
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Mamo, an old and legendary Kurdish musician living in Iran, plans to give one final concert in Iraqi Kurdistan. After seven months of trying to get a permit and rounding up his ten sons, he sets out for the long and troublesome journey in a derelict ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Plot: on the road, musician's life, follow your dream, world, self discovery, social relations, against the rules, human rights, composer, music, artists and showbiz, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iraq, middle east, kurdistan, iran, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.7
 1K
The Italian (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Life smiles at Dino Fabrizzi,a cool forty-two-year old Italian. Not only is he the most successful salesman at The Maserati dealership in Nice but he has had a steady (and hot) relationship with Hélène,his girlfriend, who is beginning to ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: hidden identity, disorder, parents and children, couple relations, culture clash, power relations, family relations, meet the parents, dealer, religions or cults, workplace, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.8
 14K
Kolya (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Czech Republic Director Jan Sverák tells in this Oscar winning film the story of the disillusioned Prague man named Cellisten Louka, who after a fictitious marriage with a Russian emigrant must suddenly take responsibility for her son. However ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: communism, adoption, musician, friendship, family relations, womanizer, politics, language barrier, cello, socialism, cellist, concert ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: czech republic, prague, europe, prague czech republic, central europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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: realistic, sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious
Plot: reunion, african american, showbiz, artists and showbiz, musician's life, lifestyle, buddies, music band, on the road, music, friends, r&b ...
Time: contemporary, year 2008
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.8
 33K
Drumline (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A fish-out-of-water comedy about a talented street drummer from Harlem who enrolls in a Southern university, expecting to lead its marching band's drumline to victory. He initially flounders in his new world, before realizing that it takes more ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: rivalry, music, underdog, college life, follow your dream, musician's life, prodigy, music band, rise to the top, hopes, youth, blind ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: harlem, usa, georgia, new york, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 6.4
 5K
For the Boys (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: With the help of the singer and dancer Dixie Leonhard US-Entertainer Eddie Sparks wants to bring some fun to the soldiers during World War II. Becoming a perfect team they tour from North Africa to the Pacific to act for "the boys". Later ...
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: world war two, dancer, concert, entertainer, vietnam war, friendship, music, artists and showbiz, profanity, friends, couples, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: vietnam, korea, england, europe, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
That Thing You Do! (1996)
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: humorous, sentimental, sincere, light, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: music, drummer, showbiz, recording studio, friendship, rising to stardom, ambition, musician's life, rise and fall, fame, celebrity culture, music band ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, ohio, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Commitments (1991)
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: feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious, contemplative ...
Plot: irish, music band, friendship, soul music, star, singer, audition, backstage, profanity, blues, dublin ireland, musician ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
'Round Midnight (1986)
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: captivating, gloomy, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: jazz, alcohol abuse, friendship, music, addiction, bittersweet, drugs/alcohol, friends, comeback, human nature, showbiz, drug abuse ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1930s, 1960s, 60s ...
Place: paris france, france, usa, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.0
 1K
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, comedy of errors, fall in love, couples, disorder, love and romance, actor's life, romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, england, europe, liverpool, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Intimate Lighting (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Taking his young city girlfriend along for the trip, a man visits old musical friends in a country village for a string quartet rehearsal.
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: villa, funeral, musician, small town, classmate, new wave, friendship, bittersweet, musician's life, artists and showbiz, music, fish out of water ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.7
 15K
Samba (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Samba migrated to France 10 years ago from Senegal, and has since been plugging away at various lowly jobs. Alice is a senior executive who has recently undergone a burnout. Both struggle to get out of their dead-end lives. Samba's willing to ...
Style: uplifting, touching, sincere, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: immigrants, friendship, social differences, illegal immigrant, society, betrayal, fake identity, culture clash, interracial relations, survival, love story, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, paris france, europe, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.0
 16K
The Closet (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man spreads the rumor of his fake homosexuality with the aid of his neighbor, to prevent his imminent firing at his work.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: homosexuality, workplace, workplace intrigue, friendship, dishonesty, gay slur, discrimination, hidden identity, gender, disorder, parents and children, comedy of errors ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
 8K
Joyful Noise (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: G.G. Sparrow faces off with her choir's newly appointed director, Vi Rose Hill, over the group's direction as they head into a national competition.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: teenage love, follow your dream, music band, rivalry, artists and showbiz, musician's life, contests and competitions, lifestyle, family relations, ambition, unlikely partners, odd couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Intouchables (2011)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A true story of two men who should never have met – a quadriplegic aristocrat who was injured in a paragliding accident and a young man from the projects.
Style: touching, feel good, uplifting, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, disability, lifestyle change, culture clash, french, friends, blacks and whites, human relationship, starting over, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Fighting Temptations (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The Fighting Temptations stars Cuba Gooding, Jr. as the film's protagonist as he attempts to revive a church choir in order to enter a gospel competition with the help of a beautiful lounge singer (Beyoncé Knowles) with whom he soon falls in ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, music, church choir, music band, ambition, contests and competitions, friendship, disorder, last wish, fish out of water, family relations, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia, new york, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.0
 271
Cookie (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Adeline's Chinese housekeeper suddenly disappears, leaving behind a little boy who doesn't speak a word of French. Helped by her sister, she takes care of the child and proceeds to locate the mother.
Style: sentimental, touching, uplifting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: society, immigrants, deportation, family relations, escapades, hopes, redemption, siblings relations, getting home, youth, dealing with death, kids in trouble ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%