Movies and TV shows like The Beautiful Life: TBL

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The Beautiful Life: TBL (2009)
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The Beautiful Life: TBL (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa

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), Models Inc. (1994), The L.A. Complex (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Beyond the Break (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Beyond the Break is an American drama series set in Hawaii, that debuted on The N in June 2006.
Style: realistic, sexy, serious, touching, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: surfing, rise to the top, ambition, teenage love, friendship, rivalry, overcoming, love and romance, sport, teenage life, contests and competitions, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: hawaii, usa
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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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: rise to the top, rise and fall, rivalry, ambition, lifestyle, betrayal, dishonesty, husband wife relationship, fashion model, contests and competitions, crimes, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Cane (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, serious, stylized ...
Plot: family business, cuban american, business venture, family values, success, intrigue, lifestyle, rise to the top, parents and children, family problems, family tradition, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Models Inc. (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, realistic, emotional, humorous, sitcom
Plot: model, modeling, uninhibited rivalry, workplace, intrigue, blind ambition, workplace situations, crimes, fashion, manipulation, rivalry, amateur detective ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The L.A. Complex (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
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: teens, girls' night
Plot: artists and showbiz, desire for fame, temptation, hopes, lifestyle, ambition, follow your dream, talent agent, neighbor, comedian, ambitious, producer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Flesh and Bone (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, mentally unstable, dance, ambition, incest, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, dancing, power relations, uninhibited rivalry, ballerina ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.4
 299
The $treet (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, realistic, serious, thought provoking
Plot: wall street, ambition, rise to the top, stock broker, workplace, teaching the ways of the world, boss and employee, uninhibited rivalry, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, americana, relationship vs career ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.0
 718
East Los High (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 26 min.
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: serious, touching, realistic, melancholic, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, love and romance, infidelity, dishonesty, coming of age, teenage life, high school life, urban, sexual content, youth, high school, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Hollywood Heights (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: touching, realistic, captivating, psychological, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cinderella story, follow your dream, musician, fame, star, ambition, audition, best friends, fan, student, youth, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Dirty Sexy Money (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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, talky, serious, sexual, sexy ...
Plot: lawyer, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, dedicated lawyer, family problems, family life, heir heiress, mogul, workplace situations, loss of parent, death of parent, master and servant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.2
 193
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: realistic, psychological, serious, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: love triangle, power relations, dishonesty, university, ambition, manipulation, unfulfillment, friendship, college, mentor, power, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Flight of the Swan (2011)
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: realistic, disturbing, serious, captivating, bleak
Plot: ambition, friendship, rise to the top, dishonesty, intrigue, society, obsession, rivalry, idealism, family relations, love, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.7
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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: sincere, clever, realistic, serious, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, ambition, lifestyle, teachers and students, dedicated educator, contests and competitions, youth, social differences, society, rivalry, teenage life, cheating ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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: realistic, uplifting, serious, touching, contemplative ...
Plot: coming of age, high school, starting over, prodigy, haunted by the past, sport, redemption, on the run, youth, ambition, hopes, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.6
 432
Caitlin's Way (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
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, teaching the ways of the world, teenage life, starting over, lifestyle, fish out of water, orphan, teenage love, young heroes, haunted by the past, social relations ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: montana, usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 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, biting ...
Plot: starlet, ambition, desire for fame, lifestyle, prodigy, celebrity culture, intrigue, youth, showbiz, rivalry, artists and showbiz, talent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.9
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Fashion (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Fashion begins in, where aspiring model Meghna Mathur (Priyanka Chopra) expresses her wish to go to Mumbai and pursue her dream of becoming a supermodel. Through her eyes we see that behind the glitz and glamour of the world of fashion not ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: fashion, model, ambition, rivalry, drug abuse, abortion, lifestyle, follow your dream, rise to the top, friendship, desire for fame, downfall ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Made in Jersey (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, talky, serious
Plot: law firm, lawyer, workplace, lawsuit, jury, legal, workplace situations, ambition, rivalry, society, unsupportive coworkers, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Street Dreams (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Derrick Cabrera, like all skateboarders, dreams of being sponsored one day. He has all the talent in the world to make it happen but some major roadblocks to overcome before he can make the dream a reality.
Style: captivating, exciting, sincere, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: athlete's life, ambition, lifestyle, rivalry, rise to the top, misfit, obsession, teenage life, social misfits, athlete and trainer, skateboard, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
True Jackson, VP (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sitcom
Audience: family outing
Plot: fashion, friendship, teenager, lifestyle, disorder, boss and employee, teenage life, workplace, best friends, rise to the top, power relations, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.9
 208
Fame L.A. (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: realistic, serious, sincere, sentimental, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, lifestyle, hopes, performer's life, follow your dream, music, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, female student, performance, mentor, student
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, thought provoking
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, family relations, youth, high school, parents and children, pregnancy, dishonesty, teachers and students, power relations, social relations, high school life, teenager
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.5
 643
Spin (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
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, captivating, serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: rivalry, politics, head of state, campaign, political intrigue, ambition, media, rise to the top, workplace situations, workplace, blind ambition, state affairs
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 7.6
 4K
Queen Sugar (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, realistic, touching, sincere, sentimental
Plot: family drama, farm, sugarcane, parents and children, family relations, life turned upside down, power relations, interracial relations, single parent, social relations, society, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.9
 1K
Blue (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, tense, psychological ...
Plot: double life, parents and children, single parent, protecting from truth, family relations, sexuality, financial problem, haunted by the past, society, strong female presence, sexual content, upscale ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.1
 362
LAX (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, sexism, workaholic, airline, interracial relations, friendship, love, staff ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Recovery Road (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, sincere, realistic, sentimental
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school life, addiction, youth, best friends, hopes, alcohol, life is a bitch, teenage life, rehabilitation, drug abuse, recovery, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Ice Cream Girls (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Story: The Ice Creams is based on the bestselling book by Dorothy Koomson about two girls who, one brief summer, find themselves involved with an abusive, controlling man. The situation spirals out of control and they are trial for his murder; ultimately ...
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: haunted by the past, uncover truth, life is a bitch, crimes, youth, dishonesty, murder, deadly, strong female presence, murder mystery, woman
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexy, sexual
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, friends, lifestyle, society, youth, friendship, high school life, innocence lost, coming of age, teenager, sexuality, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.9
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Summerland (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, realistic, sincere, emotional
Audience: teens
Plot: surfing, loss of parent, death of parent, family relations, teenage life, love and romance, siblings relations, beach, parents and children, life turned upside down, family problems, marijuana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%