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Filth and Wisdom (2008)
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Filth and Wisdom (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Filth & Wisdom is a poignant view of the lives of three not quite ordinary friends settled into meaningless jobs that barely keep them afloat while helping to finance their dreams of bigger and brighter futures. Their unqiue yet universal stories capture their struggles that are at turns funny and tragic but always brutally honest. Their intertwined lives explore the inevitable: a path paved with filth will often end in wisdom and one paved with wisdom will often end in filth.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, stylized, cult film
Plot: rock, buddies, introspection, desire for fame, follow your dream, hopes, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, punk, friends, urban, female director, gypsy, nightclub, poetry, ballet school, dominatrix, girl in bra and panties, female sitting on a toilet, cultural revolution, punk band, red panties, black panties, partial female nudity, schoolgirl uniform ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and witty films with plots about artists and showbiz, friends, lifestyle, hopes, ambition, buddies and follow your dream mostly in Comedy, Drama and Music genres. Some movies like Filth and Wisdom: Incognito (2009), Detroit Metal City (2008), How to Be (2008), London Dreams (2009), Svengali (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Incognito (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This offbeat musical drama stars Lucas (Bénabar), an up-and-coming singer ready to do anything to be on top of the French pop scene.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: desire for fame, artists and showbiz, musician's life, rising to stardom, lifestyle, cons and scams, rock, hopes, disorder, dishonesty, hidden identity, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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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
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How to Be (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young man having an existential crisis convinces a Canadian self-help guru to come to London and become his personal life coach.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: unfulfillment, coming of age, self discovery, introspection, hopes, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, youth, musician, breakup, musician's life, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe
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London Dreams (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: India, UK
Duration: 146 min.
Story: They were childhood friends. But they had little in common except their family's vague connection with music. While Arjun's life was consumed by a passionate drive to get on stage and realize his grandfather's unfulfilled dream, Mannu ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, punjab, asia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Svengali tells the story of Dixie, a postman from South Wales, and a music fanatic. All his life he’s dreamed of discovering a great band and then one day, trawling through YouTube, he finds them… ‘The Premature Congratulations’. He hunts ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sincere
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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Where's Firuze? (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Turkey
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Having failed incredibly many times in attempts to find a big talent and to be rich, the two producers and their only two contracted singers struggle to clean their debts and make their dreams come true, no matter what happens. Being in a tight ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, feel good, realistic
Plot: desire for fame, rising to stardom, ambition, lifestyle, showbiz, fall in love, nothing goes right, musician's life, artists and showbiz, buddies, comedy team, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Neil and Ivan McCormick, two Irish brothers who attempt to become rock stars but can only look on as their high school friends U2 become the biggest band in the world.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: rivalry, desire for fame, follow your dream, teenage life, friends, ambition, teenage boy, brother brother relationship, celebrity culture, music band, band, rock ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
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Jay and Silent Bob Get Old: Tea Bagging in the UK (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
Story: The hilarious duo Jay & Silent Bob are back. Film icons Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes made history and fans all over the world with the characters Jay & Silent Bob from the movies Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma, Jay & ...
Style: realistic, humorous, talky, not serious, witty
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friends, friendship, showbiz, filmmaking, buddies, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, profanity, odd couple
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Siren (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: uplifting, realistic, semi serious, humorous
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
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Audience: teens
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Story: No overview found.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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40%
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40%
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Duration: 104 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Bandslam (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
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Duration: 111 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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