Movies like Drumline

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Drumline (2002)
 5.9
 34K
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 than talent to reach the top.
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, inspirational, entertaining, light, melancholic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: rivalry, cheerleader, music, underdog, prodigy, music band, rise to the top, follow your dream, musician's life, college life, youth, ambition, contests and competitions, hopes, young heroes, blind ambition, hip hop, university, audition, television, destiny, adaptation, american football, happy ending, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: harlem, usa, georgia, new york, atlanta georgia

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Most similar movies to Drumline

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, feel good, humorous and entertaining films with plots about music, hip hop, ambition, culture clash, artists and showbiz, mentor and dialogue mostly in Music, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Drumline: Drumline: A New Beat (2014), Pitch Perfect (2012), Stomp the Yard (2007), Bandslam (2009), Footloose (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Drumline: A New Beat (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A girl from New York attends a college in Atlanta to join their once-famous marching band.
Style: realistic, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, hip hop, music band, musician's life, music, ambition, youth, contests and competitions, follow your dream, college life, love and romance, competition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
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100%
 7.1
 300K
Pitch Perfect (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: College student Beca knows she does not want to be part of a clique, but that's exactly where she finds herself after arriving at her new school. Thrust in among mean gals, nice gals and just plain weird gals, Beca finds that the only thing ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friends, rivalry, female protagonist, youth, music band, student, contests and competitions, college life, performance, lifestyle, female friendship, singing competition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.3
 26K
Stomp the Yard (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After the death of his younger brother, a troubled 19-year-old street dancer from Los Angeles is able to bypass juvenile hall by enrolling in the historically black, Truth University in Atlanta, Georgia. But his efforts to get an education and woo ...
Style: captivating, exciting, touching, inspirational, intense ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, music, rivalry, hip hop, ambition, leadership, teenage love, romance, competition, university, breakdance, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 15K
Bandslam (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A high school social outcast and the popular girl bond through a shared love of music.
Style: humorous, semi serious, romantic, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenager, high school, teenage love, rock band, music, ambition, friends, love and romance, hopes, rock, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new jersey, usa, california, texas, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.8
 49K
Footloose (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Ren MacCormack is transplanted from Boston to the small southern town of Bomont where loud music and dancing are prohibited. Not one to bow to the status quo, Ren challenges the ban, revitalizing the town and falling in love with the minister’s ...
Style: sincere, feel good, serious, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: dancing, teenage love, dancer's life, love and romance, small town, youth, repression, rebellion, rebelliousness, fish out of water, teenage life, rock ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, southern usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 58K
Step Up 3D (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A tight-knit group of New York City street dancers, including Luke and Natalie, team up with NYU freshman Moose, and find themselves pitted against the world's best hip hop dancers in a high-stakes showdown that will change their lives forever.
Style: captivating, serious, exciting, breathtaking, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, dancer's life, young lovers, happy ending, contests and competitions, youth, hip hop, ambition, music, romance, follow your dream, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Feel the Noise (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a run-in with local thugs, aspiring Harlem rapper Rob flees to a place and father he never knew, and finds his salvation in Reggaeton, a spicy blend of hip-hop, reggae and Latin beats. Puerto Rico, the spiritual home of Reggaeton, inspires Rob ...
Style: realistic, feel good, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: dancer's life, rapper, culture clash, fish out of water, hip hop, society, ambition, youth, follow your dream, rivalry, hopes, music ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: puerto rico, new york, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 77K
Rock of Ages (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A small town girl and a city boy meet on the Sunset Strip, while pursuing their Hollywood dreams.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, sexy, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: rock, rock star, ambition, fall in love, waiter, young love, musician's life, follow your dream, love and romance, young lovers, hopes, showbiz ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.4
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Pitch Perfect 2 (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Bellas are back, and they are better than ever. After being humiliated in front of none other than the President of the United States of America, the Bellas are taken out of the Aca-Circuit. In order to clear their name, and regain their status, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: music band, singing competition, friendship, best friends, music, college, romance, friends, social relations, strong female presence, rivalry, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Step Up Revolution (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Emily arrives in Miami with aspirations to become a professional dancer. She sparks with Sean, the leader of a dance crew whose neighborhood is threatened by Emily's father's development plans.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, teenage love, dancer's life, dancer, teenage life, dance teacher, audition, music, romance, protest, performance, artist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, miami, florida, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 38K
The Rocker (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Rob "Fish" Fishman is the drummer in '80s hair metal band Vesuvius. He's unceremoniously booted as the group signs a big record deal, is out of the music world for 20 years - and then receives a second chance with his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: heavy metal, music, heavy metal culture, youth, music band, teenage life, drums, musician's life, rock, ambition, desire for fame, drummer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 80s, 2000s
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 7K
Roll Bounce (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Roll Bounce is a 2005 American comedy-drama film written by Norman Vance Jr. and directed by Malcolm D. Lee. The film stars hip hop artist Bow Wow as the leader of a roller skating crew in 1970s Chicago. The ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: rivalry, coming of age, contests and competitions, teenage love, friendship, skating, romance, underdog, ambition, youth, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 117K
Step Up (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Everyone deserves a chance to follow their dreams, but some people only get one shot. Tyler Gage is a rebel from the wrong side of Baltimore's tracks and the only thing that stands between him and an unfulfilled life are his dreams of one day ...
Style: feel good, captivating, sweet, serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, dance school, love and romance, ballet, hip hop, teen romance, music, teenage love, dancer, dancer's life, performance, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: church choir, small town, music, disorder, last wish, music band, contests and competitions, ambition, friendship, family relations, rivalry, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia, new york, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 34K
Step Up All In (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: All-stars from the previous Step Up installments come together in glittering Las Vegas, battling for a victory that could define their dreams and their careers.
Style: captivating, feel good, sexy, serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, dance contest, hip hop, music, follow your dream, rivalry, romance, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, victory, team, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Step Up 2: The Streets (2008)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When rebellious street dancer Andie lands at the elite Maryland School of the Arts, she finds herself fighting to fit in while also trying to hold onto her old life. When she joins forces with the schools hottest dancer, Chase, to form a crew of ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: dancing, dancer's life, youth, teenage love, dancer, contests and competitions, hip hop, dance contest, underdog, ballet, teenage life, breakdance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, usa, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 46K
Honey (2003)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Honey Daniels (Jessica Alba) dreams of making a name for herself as a hip-hop choreographer. When she's not busy hitting downtown clubs with her friends, she teaches dance classes at a nearby community center in Harlem, N.Y., as a way to keep ...
Style: sexy, exciting, semi serious, inspirational, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: dancing, hip hop, music, love and romance, lifestyle, follow your dream, sexual harassment, ambition, choreographer, club, cheerleading, human spirit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, teen drama
Plot: drummer, showbiz, recording studio, music, music band, friendship, rising to stardom, ambition, fame, celebrity culture, rise and fall, musician's life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, illinois, los angeles, wisconsin, pittsburgh ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.8
 6K
Breakin' (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A struggling young dancer joins forces with two breakdancers and together they become a street sensation.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: dancing, breakdance, hip hop, rivalry, rap, music, nightlife, showbiz, teenage love, cinderella story, friendship, disco ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, tokyo, australia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
 4K
Cape No. 7 (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Taiwan, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Aga, a band singer, returns to Hengchun with frustration. Tomoko is a Japanese model assigned to organize a local warm-up band for the Japanese super star beach concert. Together with other five ordinary Hengchun residents who were not expected to ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: ambition, rivalry, music, musician's life, music band, contests and competitions, love and romance, underdog, disorder, romance, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.8
 28K
You Got Served (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At Mr. Rad's Warehouse, the best hip-hop crews in Los Angeles compete for money and respect. But when a suburban crew crashes the party, stealing their dancers - and their moves - two warring friends have to pull together to represent the ...
Style: stylized, humorous, inspirational, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: dancing, hip hop, breakdance, friendship, music, follow your dream, rivalry, ambition, dancer's life, lifestyle, betrayal, dance performance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.1
 7K
Honey 2 (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sequel to the 2003 dance movie Honey. Recently released from juvenile detention, talented dancer Maria Ramirez finds an outlet for her passion with a new dance crew.
Style: uplifting, captivating, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: dancing, dance school, dancer's life, juvenile delinquency, rise to the top, ambition, rivalry, fall in love, music, lifestyle, contests and competitions, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Save the Last Dance 2 (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sara joins Julliard in New York to fulfill her and her mother's dream of becoming the Prima ballerina of the school. She befriends her roommates, Zoe and Miles, who teach hip-hop classes. She has ballet classes with the rigid and famous Monique ...
Style: feel good, serious, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: cinderella story, interracial relations, ambition, follow your dream, hopes, love and romance, teachers and students, prodigy, music, urban ghetto life, hardcase students, power relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 48K
Sydney White (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A modern retelling of Snow White set against students in their freshman year of college in the greek system.
Style: modern fairy tale, humorous, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: popularity, college, sorority, romance, student life, youth, fall in love, college life, rivalry, society, friendship, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Dance with Me (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Young Cuban Rafael just buried his mother, and comes to Houston to meet his father John for the first time. The difficult part is that John doesn't know he is Rafael's father. John runs a dance studio, and everyone prepares for the World ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: dancing, ballroom dancing, dancer's life, music, romance, follow your dream, opposites attract, ambition, hopes, social differences, teachers and students, love and romance ...
Place: las vegas, cuba, texas, usa, nevada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 9K
Brown Sugar (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sidney is a writer who's just left her L.A. Times music review gig to edit New York hip-hop magazine XXL. Dre is an executive with a hip-hop record company based in New York. They've known each other since they met as children, when both ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: hip hop, friendship, infidelity, romance, black romance, fall in love, looking for love, music, couples, music business, love triangle, aspiring musician ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 12K
ATL (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: As four friends prepare for life after high school, different challenges bring about turning points in each of their lives. The dramas unfold and resolve at their local rollerskating rink, Cascade.
Style: feel good, serious, uplifting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, coming of age, friendship, ambition, crimes, drug dealing, self discovery, social differences, teenage life, siblings relations, family relations, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia, london, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The American Mall (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The executive producers of High School Musical keep the good times rolling with this upbeat musical comedy set in the one place every American teenager's home away from home - the local shopping mall. Ally (Nina Dobrev) is an optimistic ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, love and romance, youth, lifestyle, save the day, musician's life, rise to the top, shopping mall, couple relations, teenage life, optimism, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.4
 154K
Begin Again (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A long lost music producer finds a singer-songwriter right about the moment he has given up all hope on life.
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, romantic, lyrical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: music, musician's life, female singer, musician, city life, coping, father daughter relationship, street musician, relationships, follow your dream, love story, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 22K
Center Stage (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A group of 12 teenagers from various backgrounds enroll at the American Ballet Academy in New York to make it as ballet dancers and each one deals with the problems and stress of training and getting ahead in the world of dance.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: ballet, dancing, love triangle, music, lifestyle, hopes, love and romance, ambition, artists and showbiz, rivalry, infidelity, ballerina ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%