Movies like Georgia

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Georgia (1995)
 6.5
 3K
Georgia (1995)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Sadie looks up to her older sister Georgia, a successful folk singer who's happily married with children, but can't break out of the bar-band circuit and hit the big time she desperately covets. It's in part due to her attraction to drugs and booze, and also to her own unwise choice in men. Finally, though, Sadie's Achilles heel is a rough, unlovely voice very different than her sister's crowd-pleasing singing.
Style: emotional, melancholic, sincere, serious, realistic, talky, sexy, enigmatic, dramatic, affectionate ...
Plot: addiction, music, dysfunctional family, drugs, redemption, eccentricity, life is a bitch, musician's life, estrangement, human nature, artists and showbiz, sisters, alcohol abuse, drug addiction, mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, catastrophe, gangsters, strong female lead, musician, relationships, loneliness, family, writers, depression ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa

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Most similar movies to Georgia

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, talky and serious films with plots about dialogue, storytelling, mentor, catastrophe, redemption, brutality and life philosophy mostly in Drama, Music and Biography genres. Some movies like Georgia: The Rose (1979), Drunks (1995), Bird (1988), 'Round Midnight (1986), The Five Heartbeats (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.9
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The Rose (1979)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Midler is the rock-and-roll singer Mary Rose Foster (known as the Rose to her legions of fans), whose romantic relationships and mental health are continuously imperiled by the demands of life on the road.
Style: sexy, road movie, melancholic, harsh, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: addiction, rock and roll, rock band, musician, love, women, alcohol abuse, drug abuse, rock, music, bittersweet, drugs ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969, 70s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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95%
 6.4
 1K
Drunks (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At the beginning of a nightly Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, Jim seems particularly troubled. His sponsor encourages him to talk that night, the first time in seven months, so he does - and leaves the meeting right after. As Jim wanders the night, ...
Style: talky, realistic, visually appealing, gloomy, thought provoking ...
Plot: alcoholic, alcohol abuse, drug addiction, self discovery, redemption, drug abuse, addiction, support group, drugs, heroin, drug addict, adaptation ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 7.1
 13K
Bird (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Saxophone player Charlie Parker comes to New York in 1940. He is quickly noticed for his remarkable way of playing. He becomes a drug addict but his loving wife Chan tries to help him.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, gloomy, sexy, factual ...
Plot: jazz, music, heroin, addiction, drug abuse, musician, tragedy, rock and roll, childhood, character study, drug addiction, self destructing ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 20th century
Place: usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
'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: sexy, dramatic, light, talky, harsh ...
Plot: jazz, addiction, music, musician, art, dancing, friendship, alcohol abuse, bittersweet, rock and roll, drug addiction, solitude ...
Time: 60s, 1930s, 20th century, 50s, year 1959 ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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The Five Heartbeats (1991)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In the early 1960's, a quintet of hopeful, young African-American men form an amateur vocal group called The Five Heartbeats. After an initially rocky start, the group improves, turns pro, and rises to become a top flight music sensation. Along ...
Style: sentimental, sexy, affectionate, talky, lyrical ...
Plot: music, racism, rock and roll, gangsters, friendship, drug addiction, corruption, music business, twists and turns, musician, african american protagonist, black cast ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.4
 11K
Tender Mercies (1983)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Alchoholic former country singer Mac Sledge makes friends with a young widow and her son. The friendship enables him to find inspiration to resume his career.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: character study, country music, music, self discovery, small town, comeback, musician's life, starting over, love and romance, romance, artists and showbiz, career change ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, austin texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.1
 15K
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, intense, sincere, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: classical music, aging, musician, music, musician's life, rehearsal, twists and turns, ego clash, intrigue, friendship, overcoming, under the surface ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.7
 9K
Ironweed (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Albany, New York, Halloween, 1938. Francis Phelan and Helen Archer are bums, back in their birth city. She was a singer on the radio, he a major league pitcher. Death surrounds them: she's sick, a pal has cancer, he digs graves at the cemetery ...
Style: emotional, touching, intense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, homeless, redemption, mental illness, halloween, couple relations, parents and children, rich and poor, human nature, buddies, best friends, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 5.7
 23K
Last Days (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The life and struggles of a notorious rock musician seeping into a pit of loneliness whose everyday life involves friends and family seeking financial aid and favors, inspired by rock music legend Kurt Cobain and his final hours.
Style: psychedelic, art house, atmospheric, bleak, lyrical ...
Plot: music, musician, depression, rock, isolation, addiction, drug abuse, rock and roll, loneliness, mental illness, insanity, music business ...
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Don't Come Knocking (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Howard Spence has seen better days. Once a big Western movie star, he now drowns his disgust for his selfish and failed life with alcohol, drugs and young women. If he were to die now, nobody would shed a tear over him, that's the sad truth. ...
Style: emotional, realistic, talky, sentimental, sad ...
Plot: redemption, cowboy, father son relationship, hopes, parents and children, self discovery, haunted by the past, family relations, actor's life, human nature, small town, road trip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, texas, spain, nevada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Hilary and Jackie (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The tragic story of world-renowned cellist Jacqueline du Pré, as told from the point of view of her sister, flautist Hilary du Pré-Finzi.
Style: emotional, sexy, bleak, feminist film, visually appealing ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: music, classical music, multiple sclerosis, dysfunctional family, sisters, musician, sister sister relationship, genius, sex with sister in law, physical disability, death, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
A Thousand Acres (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A THOUSAND ACRES is a drama about an American family who meets with tragedy on their land. It is the story of a father, his daughters, and their husbands, and their passion to subdue the history of their land and its stories.
Style: psychological, touching, sexy, unusual plot structure, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: incest rape, child molester, farm, dysfunctional family, women, incest, tragedy, domineering father, jealousy, family, betrayal, adultery ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.0
 7K
Ulee's Gold (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An elderly beekeeper and Vietnam vet must rescue his daughter-in-law and protect his grandchildren from killers.
Style: realistic, affectionate, poignant, unusual plot structure, visually appealing ...
Plot: beekeeper, dysfunctional family, prison, bee, mental illness, beautiful scenery, catastrophe, mentor, loneliness, honest, happy ending, greed ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, orlando florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.3
 5K
Kansas City (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Robert Altman's story is a riff on race, class, and power cross-cuts between the two kidnappings and the background of corrupt politics and virtuoso jazz music. It all takes place in Kansas City in 1934.
Style: atmospheric, talky, neo noir, visually appealing, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: jazz, kidnapping, music, gangsters, crimes, politics, musician, violence, political corruption, corruption, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: kansas city, usa, missouri, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.5
 4K
Groove (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An inside look into one night in the San Francisco underground rave scene.
Style: atmospheric, intense, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: clubbing, drug dealing, hip hop, lifestyle, fish out of water, nightlife, city life, rave, drug use, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother brother relationship, dancing ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.6
 3K
Light of Day (1987)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fox and Jett play a brother and sister who are lead performers in a rock band, The Barbusters, in Cleveland, Ohio. The sister, Patti Rasnick, is an unmarried mother and has a troubled relationship with her own mother, who is deeply religious. ...
Style: touching, sexy, road movie, unusual plot structure, intense ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: rock and roll, brother sister relationship, rock band, cancer, music, rock, hospital, musician, working class, death, goth, catastrophe ...
Time: 80s
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.3
 18K
Country Strong (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Soon after the rising young singer-songwriter Beau Williams gets involved with a fallen, emotionally unstable country star Kelly Canter, the pair embark on a career resurrection tour helmed by her husband/manager James and featuring a beauty ...
Style: melancholic, intense, romantic, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: country music, infidelity, dancing, love triangle, twists and turns, artists and showbiz, musician's life, lifestyle, showbiz, ambition, love and romance, musician ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, tennessee, las vegas, usa, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Why Do Fools Fall in Love (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In the mid-80s, three women (each with an attorney) arrive at the office of New York entertainment manager, Morris Levy. One is an L.A. singer, formerly of the Platters; one is a petty thief from Philly; one teaches school in a small Georgia town. ...
Style: emotional, melancholic, inspirational, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: showbiz, music, addiction, greed, music business, music band, drug addiction, rise and fall, rising to stardom, couple relations, teenage life, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Dorothy Parker remembers the heyday of the Algonquin Round Table, a circle of friends whose barbed wit, like hers, was fueled by alcohol and flirted with despair.
Style: talky, clever, witty, sexy, melancholic ...
Plot: loveless marriage, female nudity, poetry, prohibition, hotel, friendship, addiction, women, nudity (full frontal - brief), writers, adaptation, multiple storylines ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, victorian era, 50s ...
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.3
 9K
Nil by Mouth (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The family of Raymond, his wife Val and her brother Billy live in working-class London district. Also in their family is Val and Billy's mother Janet and grandmother Kath. Billy is a drug addict and Raymond kicks him out of the house, making ...
Style: disturbing, rough, depressing, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, drug addiction, heroin, working class, addiction, alcohol abuse, gangsters, drug addict, violence, drugs, drug abuse, abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Clean and Sober (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Hotshot real estate salesman Daryl has a bad cocaine habit. After embezzling his company's money, he wakes up next to a girl who overdosed. To hide from the police, he checks into a rehabilitation program guaranteeing anonymity. Under the ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, compassionate, melancholic ...
Plot: addiction, drug addiction, redemption, introspection, drug abuse, alcoholic, yuppie, character study, tragedy, drugs, crime gone awry, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, philadelphia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Mambo Kings (1992)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Mambo Kings tells the story of César and Nestor Castillo, brothers and aspiring musicians who flee from Cuba to America in search of the American Dream.
Style: sentimental, emotional, melancholic, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: music, rags to riches, latin, true love, performer's life, musician's life, romance, family relations, love story, brother brother relationship, ambition, sibling rivalry ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: cuba, new york, havana cuba, latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.3
 20K
Interiors (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A look at a dysfunctional family dominated by the controlling madness of its matriarch, Eve. Her reluctant husband and their three daughters make doomed efforts to cope with Eve's demands, while also trying to get on with their own lives. But, ...
Style: realistic, psychological, bleak, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, sister sister relationship, depression, mental illness, family relations, divorce, character study, parenthood, life philosophy, family gatherings, father daughter relationship, sibling rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 6.2
 7K
The Company (2003)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Ensemble drama centered around a group of ballet dancers, with a focus on one young dancer who's poised to become a principal performer.
Style: stylized, lyrical, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: ballet, choreographer, rising to stardom, ambition, lifestyle, dancer's life, dancing, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, artists and showbiz, art ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 8.1
 35K
Autumn Sonata (1978)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: West Germany, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After a seven-year absence, Charlotte Andergast travels to Sweden to reunite with her daughter Eva. The pair have a troubled relationship: Charlotte sacrificed the responsibilities of motherhood for a career as a classical pianist. Over an emotional ...
Style: art house, emotional, depressing, reflective, sexy ...
Plot: marriage, dysfunctional family, autumn, mother daughter relationship, pianist, reconciliation, mother daughter estrangement, child neglect, family relations, women, existentialism, art ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: sweden, europe, scandinavia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Chelsea Walls (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This movie tells five stories set in a single day at the famed Chelsea Hotel in New York City, involving an ensemble cast of some 30-35 characters.
Style: meditative, intense, serious, touching, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: eccentricity, lifestyle, writer's life, rising to stardom, human nature, looking for love, drug abuse, couple relations, addiction, down on your luck, nightlife, hotel ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, minneapolis minnesota, minnesota, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: The film follows one day in the lives of the Tyrone family, each member is troubled and has been damaged by alcohol and/or drugs. In addition, they have issues with each other that lead to fights and an inability to reconcile completely with one ...
Style: talky, depressing, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: addiction, family relations, alcohol abuse, dysfunctional family, drug addiction, redemption, actor, lifestyle, actor's life, family life, human nature, morphine ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: ireland, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Grace of My Heart (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An aspiring singer, Denise Waverly/Edna Buxton, sacrifices her own singing career to write hit songs that launch the careers of other singers. The film follows her life from her first break, through the pain of rejection from the recording industry ...
Style: touching, lyrical, inspirational, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: songwriter, music, music industry, existentialism, loneliness, showbiz, rise and fall, lifestyle, ambition, artists and showbiz, self discovery, rock and roll ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 50s, 20th century
Place: california, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
 564
Sweet Nothing (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Angel celebrates the birth of his daughter by taking his first hit of crack cocaine. With the hesitant support of his wife, Monika, he joins a friend of his to deal drugs for a short time--enough time to get out of debt and buy some nice things for ...
Style: melancholic, realistic, serious, feel good, buddy movie ...
Plot: drug addiction, drug abuse, loneliness, family relations, family problems, downfall, introspection, misfit, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, money, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 4K
Beat Street (1984)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An aspiring DJ, from the South Bronx, and his best friend, a promoter, try to get into show business by exposing people to hip-hop music and culture.
Style: melancholic, talky, light, harsh, affectionate ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, dancing, rap, gangsters, music, subway, runaway, school, culture clash, dysfunctional family, rock and roll, sexual abuse ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, tokyo, california, san francisco, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%