Movies and TV shows like The Beautiful Life: TBL

If you like "The Beautiful Life: TBL" you are looking for realistic, serious and sexy movies or TV shows about / with model, ambition, lifestyle, rise to the top, desire for fame, teenage life and intrigue themes of Drama genre shot in USA.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
The Beautiful Life: TBL (2009)
 5.7
 1K
The Beautiful Life: TBL (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The daily lives of young models living together in a models' residence in New York, while struggling to deal with the cutthroat competition and fleeting fame of the fashion world.
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, contemplative
Audience: teens
Plot: model, ambition, lifestyle, rise to the top, desire for fame, teenage life, intrigue, youth, haunted by the past, dishonesty, teaching the ways of the world, rivalry, power relations, fashion industry, drugs, scandal, modeling, fashion model, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, young adult, fashion, photographer, fashion designer, drug use ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to The Beautiful Life: TBL

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and touching films and TV series with plots about ambition, rivalry, lifestyle, youth, power relations, family relations and teenage life mostly in Drama, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like The Beautiful Life: TBL: Beyond the Break (2006), The System Within (2006), Cane (2007), The L.A. Complex (2012), Models Inc. (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Beyond the Break (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Beyond the Break is an American drama series set in Hawaii, that debuted on The N in June 2006.
Style: sexy, touching, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: surfing, ambition, friendship, teenage love, rise to the top, sport, lifestyle, contests and competitions, teenage life, youth, overcoming, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The System Within (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Tony "Wise" Good, is an internationally famous model. He fought his way out of the inner city and rocketed straight to the top. He had it all... The career, the trophy wife, fame, fortune and all the luxuries that come with success. But ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: ambition, rise and fall, rivalry, rise to the top, lifestyle, betrayal, dishonesty, fashion model, husband wife relationship, fashion, nightmare comes true, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.1
 1K
Cane (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cane is an American television drama created by Cynthia Cidre, who also served as executive producer alongside Jonathan Prince, Jimmy Iovine and Polly Anthony. The pilot was directed by Christian Duguay. The show chronicled the lives and internal ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Plot: family business, cuban american, business venture, family values, ambition, parents and children, rise to the top, intrigue, blind ambition, lust, family problems, success ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The L.A. Complex (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Six young performers having been dubbed “most likely to succeed” in their hometowns now face the challenges and opportunities of a lifetime in the City of Angels.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, sexy
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: artists and showbiz, desire for fame, temptation, ambition, lifestyle, hopes, follow your dream, talent agent, neighbor, comedian, ambitious, roommate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 1K
Models Inc. (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Models Inc. is an American prime time soap opera that aired on the Fox television network during the 1994-1995 television season. It is the third series in the Beverly Hills, 90210 franchise. The series was created by Charles Pratt, Jr. and Frank ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, emotional, realistic, sitcom
Plot: model, modeling, uninhibited rivalry, intrigue, workplace, blind ambition, workplace situations, crimes, amateur detective, rivalry, dishonesty, fashion ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.4
 307
The $treet (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The $treet is an American television drama series that aired on Fox in 2000. 11 episodes were produced and 6 aired in the U.S. The series was about a small brokerage house called Belmont Stevens located in New York and the lives of its employees. ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, serious, realistic
Plot: wall street, rise to the top, ambition, corporate crimes, stock broker, workplace, relationship vs career, uninhibited rivalry, teaching the ways of the world, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, power relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Dirty Sexy Money (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Darling family's obscene wealth and enormous power makes them easy targets for their rivals, enemies, and the tabloids. Patriarch Tripp uses his money and influence to shield his five adult children from the prying eyes of the world. As ...
Style: realistic, serious, talky, sexy, stylized ...
Plot: lawyer, dysfunctional family, wealthy family, lifestyle, dedicated lawyer, eccentric family, family life, family problems, workplace situations, mogul, heir heiress, loss of parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.9
 10K
Flesh and Bone (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A talented but emotionally troubled dancer runs away to New York City and quickly finds herself immersed in the cutthroat world of professional ballet.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, psychological, bleak, tense ...
Plot: ballet, rivalry, incest, mentally unstable, dancer's life, dance, ambition, ballerina, artists and showbiz, dancing, power relations, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 750
East Los High (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: East Los High is not your typical high school. Dance, sex, romance, and mystery are at the heart of this inner city school in East LA where two teenage cousins—Jessie, a 16-year-old virgin and Maya, a troubled runaway with a violent past —fall ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, exciting, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love and romance, teenage love, infidelity, teenage life, coming of age, dishonesty, social relations, friends, high school, vengeance, urban, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Hollywood Heights (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Loren (Brittany Underwood) a smart, shy and independent high school senior who has ambitions of being a songwriter, secretly sends her song lyrics to her celebrity crush, rock superstar Eddie Duran (Cody Longo). Loren's wildest dreams come true ...
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cinderella story, musician, follow your dream, fame, star, ambition, audition, best friends, youth, talented, fall in love, backstage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.2
 192
Mentor (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A thought-provoking drama about the power that a famous university professor holds over his students and assistants.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, power relations, dishonesty, university, unfulfillment, ambition, manipulation, college, friendship, mentor, power, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Flight of the Swan (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Alexis is an explosive personality, passionate about life, humanity, nature, love and beauty. That is until the breakneck rhythm, intensity, stress and convolutions of career and economic success shatter him, alienating him from everyone and ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, captivating, bleak
Plot: rise to the top, ambition, friendship, idealism, obsession, rivalry, society, dishonesty, intrigue, family relations, love, doctors and patients ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.7
 4K
Cheaters (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the fall of 1994, a teacher at Chicago's run-down Steinmetz High conspires with the school's academic decathlon team to cheat on an academic competition.
Style: clever, sincere, realistic, serious, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, lifestyle, ambition, social differences, teenage life, youth, rivalry, dedicated educator, society, contests and competitions, teachers and students, cheating ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.5
 278
America Brown (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A coming-of-age drama that centers on a young quarterback from West Texas, a priest in New York, and the two women in their lives.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, uplifting, sincere ...
Plot: coming of age, high school, starting over, prodigy, haunted by the past, society, on the run, ambition, redemption, fall in love, rivalry, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.6
 444
Caitlin's Way (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
TV show
Story: Caitlin's Way is a live action teen drama series that aired on Nickelodeon from 2000–2002. The show was co-created by Thomas W. Lynch. Aired on The N from January 2003 to September 27, 2009. It also aired on TeenNick from September 28, 2009 ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: culture clash, horse, starting over, teenage life, teaching the ways of the world, fish out of water, lifestyle, orphan, teenage love, young heroes, family relations, social relations ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: montana, philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Made in Jersey (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A young working-class woman who uses her street smarts to compete among her pedigreed Manhattan colleagues at a prestigious New York law firm.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, talky
Plot: law firm, lawyer, workplace, lawsuit, ambition, legal, workplace situations, jury, rivalry, society, strong female presence, unsupportive coworkers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.1
 3K
Trust Me (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Trust Me follows flailing Hollywood agent Howard, who seemingly strikes gold after signing the next big child star. What results is an unexpected ride through the nasty inner workings of Hollywood, as Howard desperately tries to make it in an ...
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: starlet, showbiz, lifestyle, ambition, desire for fame, prodigy, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, rivalry, youth, intrigue, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
True Jackson, VP (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: True Jackson, VP is an American television sitcom that aired on Nickelodeon from November 8, 2008 to August 20, 2011. The series starred Keke Palmer, Ashley Argota, Matt Shively, Danielle Bisutti, Greg Proops, Robbie Amell and Ron Butler. The theme ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sitcom
Audience: family outing
Plot: fashion, friendship, teenager, lifestyle, disorder, teenage life, workplace situations, overnight success, power relations, boss and employee, best friends, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Movie in collections
new york movies
4309
drugs movies
3439
scandal movies
449
modeling movies
129
 7.7
 57
Hated (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll are what a young underground punk band are striving for, but once they get a taste of it, they are forced to decide how far they're willing to go for fame and fortune and who they're willing to leave ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, desire for fame, rise and fall, ambition, music band, youth, artists and showbiz, showbiz, friends, punk, bittersweet, music ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.1
 203
Fame L.A. (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Fame L.A. is an American drama series that aired in syndication from 1997-1998. It told the story of a drama/dance school in Los Angeles where students honed their talents while overcoming various personal problems. It starred Christian Kane, ...
Style: feel good, sincere, serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, lifestyle, desire for fame, performer's life, music, artists and showbiz, hopes, follow your dream, performance art, mentor, female student, student ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Pregnancy Project (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Pregnancy project tells the real story of Gaby Rodriguez, a seventeen-year-old who attended a Washington state high-school and made her senior school project the treatment of pregnant teenagers by pretending to be pregnant.
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, touching, thought provoking
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, dishonesty, pregnancy, youth, high school, family relations, parents and children, teachers and students, power relations, social relations, high school life, teenager
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.5
 686
Spin (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: The President of the French Republic, visiting Saint-Etienne in the Loire, in a striking plant dies, victim of a bomb attack. The political world is agitated: early presidential elections to be held within the next thirty-five days. There is no ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: politics, rivalry, campaign, head of state, political intrigue, workplace situations, ambition, media, rise to the top, blind ambition, workplace, state affairs
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.7
 4K
Queen Sugar (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows the life of two sisters, Nova Bordelon and Charley Bordelon, who, with her teenage son Micah moves to the heart of Louisiana to claim an inheritance from her recently departed father - an 800-acre sugarcane farm.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, sincere
Plot: family drama, farm, sugarcane, parents and children, family relations, life turned upside down, power relations, interracial relations, social relations, single parent, society, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Movie in collections
 7.9
 1K
Blue (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Blue is a mother with a secret life. She'll do anything to keep it from her son. But her past has other plans.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Plot: double life, parents and children, single parent, family relations, protecting from truth, financial problem, sexuality, society, haunted by the past, family problems, prostitute, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.1
 375
LAX (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: LAX is a television drama set at the Los Angeles International Airport and draws its name from the airport's IATA airport code, "LAX". On May 17, 2004 NBC announced that they had picked up the pilot to series. This show was not ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological
Plot: airport, rivalry, workplace romance, partners, workplace, workaholic, sexism, airline, interracial relations, staff, friendship, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Recovery Road (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Maddie is a teenage girl dealing with addiction who has a reputation as a party girl who doesn’t think she has a problem, until she’s confronted one day by her school guidance counselor and is forced to choose between expulsion and rehab. Maddie ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere, sentimental
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school life, addiction, youth, best friends, hopes, alcohol, teenage life, rehabilitation, life is a bitch, drug abuse, recovery, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Sex and the USA (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Thirteen year old Audrey Shaw is new to Bellweather, California and certain shell never fit in when she meets Krista Rich, the pretty, popular girl she aspires to be "or be with" shes just not sure. In a conservative California town, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy, sexual
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, friendship, lifestyle, society, youth, friends, coming of age, innocence lost, high school life, teenager, sexuality, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.9
 4K
Summerland (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Summerland is an American drama television series created by Stephen Tolkin and Lori Loughlin. It is centered on a clothing designer in her 30s, Ava Gregory, raising her niece and nephews after their parents die in a tragic accident. They live in ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, emotional, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: surfing, loss of parent, death of parent, family relations, siblings relations, teenage life, love and romance, beach, parents and children, family problems, life turned upside down, marijuana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.8
 413
3 lbs. (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: 3 lbs is a drama that aired on CBS from November 14 to 28, 2006, replacing the cancelled series Smith. The show itself was then canceled three weeks later due to poor ratings. The title refers to the fact that the average human brain weighs ...
Style: medical drama, realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: hospital, partners, doctors and patients, reluctant partners, workplace, power relations, doctor, neurosurgeon, friendship, rivalry, workplace situations, surgeon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.0
 738
The Deep End (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Deep End is an American television series created by David Hemingson and produced by 20th Century Fox Television for the ABC television network. Starring Mehcad Brooks, Matt Long, Tina Majorino, Clancy Brown, and Billy Zane, the show follows ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: law firm, corporate world, lawsuit, lawyer, rivalry, lawyers and clients, workplace, lifestyle, power relations, legal, ambition, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%