Movies like A Hard Day's Night

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A Hard Day's Night (1964)
 7.6
 38K
A Hard Day's Night (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Capturing John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr in their electrifying element, 'A Hard Day's Night' is a wildly irreverent journey through this pastiche of a day in the life of The Beatles during 1964. The band have to use all their guile and wit to avoid the pursuing fans and press to reach their scheduled television performance, in spite of Paul's troublemaking grandfather and Ringo's arrest.
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, not serious, cult film, psychotronic, realistic, psychedelic, lyrical, nostalgic ...
Plot: the beatles, culture clash, artists and showbiz, backstage, generation gap, fame, music, lifestyle, musician's life, rehearsal, older man younger woman relationship, adolescence, police chase, railway station, shaving, performer, press conference, agent, rock, friends, music band, disorder, showbiz, song, pop culture ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe

Most similar movies to A Hard Day's Night

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, witty and clever films with plots about music, artists and showbiz, friends, music band, lifestyle, storytelling and musician's life mostly in Comedy, Music and Musical genres. Some movies like A Hard Day's Night: Help! (1965), Magical Mystery Tour (1967), Having a Wild Weekend (1965), This Is Spinal Tap (1984), Josie and the Pussycats (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Help! (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This Beatles film has an obscure Asian cult, that believes in human sacrifice, chasing Ringo after he accidentally put on the their victim's ceremonial ring. He is pursued by the cult, a pair of mad scientists, a member of a side cult that no ...
Style: humorous, witty, surreal, absurd, light ...
Plot: adventure, mad scientist, the beatles, chase, good versus evil, heroic mission, cult, music, curses spells and rituals, adventurer, rescue, danger ...
Time: 1960s
Place: bahamas, england, europe, scotland yard, buckingham palace ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Magical Mystery Tour (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: A typically Beatlesque film originally produced for television, this short film was intended to be an off-the-wall road movie with the Beatles and three dozen or so friends on a psychedelic bus.
Style: surreal, offbeat, semi serious, feel good, stylized ...
Plot: surrealism, rock music, the beatles, on the road, music band, surfing, bus, resort, misfit, lifestyle, ambition, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The story of the rise and fall of the Pre-Fab Four.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, absurd, witty ...
Plot: parody, music, musician's life, media, partners, music band, rising to stardom, celebrity culture, lifestyle, journalism, buddies, rise and fall ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Having a Wild Weekend (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dinah (Barbara Ferris) is a famous model and actress who is getting tired of life in the limelight and wants to take a break. While shooting a commercial spot for meat, she meets Steve (Dave Clark), a stuntman. Dinah and Steve hit it off and decide ...
Style: humorous, clever, witty, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: desire for fame, media satire, nothing goes right, friends, rising to stardom, rock, showbiz, celebrity culture, music band, island, performer's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: "This Is Spinal Tap" shines a light on the self-contained universe of a metal band struggling to get back on the charts, including everything from its complicated history of ups and downs, gold albums, name changes and undersold concert ...
Style: humorous, cynical, cult film, satirical, witty ...
Plot: music band, heavy metal, party, music, satire, cult, singer, musician, musical tour, fame, success, pianist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Josie and the Pussycats (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Josie, Melody and Val are three small-town girl musicians determined to take their rock band out of their garage and straight to the top, while remaining true to their look, style and sound. They get a record deal which brings fame and fortune but ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: music, friendship, fame, secret, conspiracy, lifestyle, desire for fame, musician's life, ambition, music band, disorder, fighting the system ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.2
 25K
A Mighty Wind (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In "A Mighty Wind", director Christopher Guest reunites the team from "Best In Show" and "Waiting for Guffman" to tell tell the story of 60's-era folk musicians, who inspired by the death of their former manager, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, lyrical ...
Plot: reunion, musician, singer, folk singer, music, showbiz, music band, love and romance, satire, musical tour, talented, musician's life ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 60s, contemporary, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.5
 32K
Spice World (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film follows the Spice Girls and their entourage (mostly fictional characters) - manager Clifford, his assistant Deborah, filmmaker Piers (who is trying to shoot a documentary on "the real Spice Girls") and others in their everyday ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: music, music band, media, bus, desire for fame, performer's life, friendship, on the road, celebrity culture, disorder, paparazzi, concert ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: london, england, europe, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Summer Holiday (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: 1960s musical showcasing Cliff Richard. Four bus mechanics working for London Transport strike up a deal with the company: they do up a one of the company's legendary red double decker buses and take it to southern Europe as a mobile hotel. If ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, offbeat, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hotel, bus, road trip, disorder, adventure, artists and showbiz, love and romance, performer's life, music, gender bending, partners, buddies ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, greece, france, london, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
 36K
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: humorous, feel good, not serious, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heavy metal, rock, music, music band, youth, teenage life, musician's life, ambition, desire for fame, drums, drummer, groupie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: music, drummer, showbiz, recording studio, ambition, rising to stardom, friendship, celebrity culture, musician's life, fame, rise and fall, music band ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.4
 6K
Killing Bono (2011)
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, witty
Plot: rivalry, desire for fame, follow your dream, teenage life, friends, teenage boy, brother brother relationship, music band, celebrity culture, band, cultural icon, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1976
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
 758
Sugar Town (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Look at the lives of struggling L.A. scene rock stars follows main character, Gwen, on her quest for the top. Working as an assistant to a film production designer, she tries to steal her boy friend who is a music producer by offering sexual favors. ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: music, addiction, rock, couple relations, friends, celebrity culture, lifestyle, showbiz, aging, music band, musician's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 979
Svengali (2013)
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, sincere
Plot: follow your dream, hopes, music band, music, artists and showbiz, ambition, desire for fame, relationship vs career, music industry, couples, misfit, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
 256K
School of Rock (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Fired from his band and hard up for cash, guitarist and vocalist Dewey Finn finagles his way into a job as a fifth-grade substitute teacher at a private school, where he secretly begins teaching his students the finer points of rock 'n' ...
Style: humorous, inspirational, funny, witty, light ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, kids
Plot: music band, teacher, rock band, teachers and students, musician, rock musician, youth, school, music, idealism, ambition, rock ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Commitments (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Jimmy Rabbitte, just a tick out of school, gets a brilliant idea: to put a soul band together in Barrytown, his slum home in north Dublin. First he needs musicians and singers: things slowly start to click when he finds three fine-voiced females ...
Style: realistic, humorous, cult film, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: irish, music band, friendship, profanity, star, blues, audition, singer, music, bittersweet, manager, performance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Victor Victoria (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A struggling female soprano finds work playing a male female impersonator, but it complicates her personal life.
Style: witty, clever, stylized, touching, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gender bending, cross dressing, cabaret, nightclub, sexual perversion, music, jazz, romance, overnight success, performer's life, disorder, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, chicago illinois, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.3
 11K
Topsy-Turvy (1999)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, Music, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: After their production "Princess Ida" meets with less-than-stunning reviews, the relationship between Gilbert and Sullivan is strained to breaking. Their friends and associates attempt to get the two to work together again, which opens the ...
Style: talky, witty, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: rehearsal, theater, exhibition, cigar smoking, prostitute, telephone call, drink, music, opera, artists and showbiz, bohemian life, musician's life ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1880s, 18th century
Place: england, europe, paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Prairie Home Companion (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A look at what goes on backstage during the last broadcast of America's most celebrated radio show, where singing cowboys Dusty and Lefty, a country music siren, and a host of others hold court
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, feel good, lyrical ...
Plot: backstage, radio, singer, musician, radio show, performance, country music, cowboy, musician's life, lifestyle, society, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: minnesota, usa, wisconsin, chicago illinois, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Last of the Blonde Bombshells (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After Elizabeth's husband dies, she begins to play her tenor saxophone again, and remembers when she was 15 and a member of the Blonde Bombshells, an all-girl (with one exception) swing band. Accompanied by the exception and urged on by her ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: reunion, friendship, music, musician's life, jazz, starting over, cross dressing, lifestyle, showbiz, couple relations, love affair, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1940s
Place: england, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.9
 534
Flame (1975)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Light the Rock 'n Roll spark with a Flame in the guise of Dave, Noddy, Jim and Don and their showcase of the rise and demise of rock band Flame. Set in the hardships of North England's seventies working class society and music scene. This ...
Style: serious, sentimental, captivating, realistic
Plot: rise and fall, lifestyle, friends, desire for fame, rising to stardom, rise to the top, unfulfillment, music, artists and showbiz, musician's life, innocence lost, rock ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 1K
2gether (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Story: A movie that spoofs boy bands like N*Sync, New Kids on the Block, Backstreet Boys, etc. It's the boy band version of Spinal Tap!
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, witty, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: showbiz, celebrity culture, nothing goes right, music, music band, musician's life, partners, ambition, rock, lifestyle, media, desire for fame ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
I Wanna Hold Your Hand (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: If they missed Beatles' first appearance in the U.S.A. they would hate themselves for the rest of their lives! So six young girls from New Jersey set off even though they don't have tickets for the show! The journey is full of surprises ...
Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, kids, teens
Plot: music, friends, fainting, friendship, music band, the beatles, obsessed fan, youth, unfulfilled love, strong female presence, teenage life, obsessive quest ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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David Brent: Life on the Road (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A camera crew catches up with David Brent, the former star of the fictional British series, "The Office" as he now fancies himself a rockstar on the road.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, cynical, talky ...
Plot: music, office, british, disorder, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, obsession, on the road, follow your dream, down on your luck, desire for fame, tour bus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Leningrad Cowboys Go America (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The Leningrad Cowboys, a group of Finnish musicians, and their manager, travel to America seeking fame and fortune. As they cross the country, trying to get to a wedding in Mexico, they are followed by the village idiot, who wishes to join the band.
Style: road movie, humorous, funny, satirical, light ...
Plot: music band, music, family relations, americana, career, siblings relations, artists and showbiz, dream, rock band, band, long lost relative, music business ...
Time: 80s
Place: finland, usa, mexico, united states, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Get Him to the Greek (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Pinnacle records has the perfect plan to get their sinking company back on track: a comeback concert in LA featuring Aldous Snow, a fading rockstar who has dropped off the radar in recent years. Record company intern Aaron Green is faced with the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, cynical, road movie, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: musician, plan gone awry, lifestyle, showbiz, musician's life, disorder, celebrity culture, friends, alcohol abuse, intern, comeback, irresponsible ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, new york, los angeles, california, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Country Bears (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: For Beary Barrington, The Country Bears' young #1 fan, fitting in with his all-too-human family is proving im-paws-ible. When he runs away to find Country Bear Hall and his heroes, he discovers the venue that made them famous is near ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, entertaining, awful ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: disney, bear, family, music, friendship, reunion, fish out of water, save the day, musician's life, music band, rescue, adoption ...
Time: 80s
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
American Dreamz (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The new season of "American Dreamz," the wildly popular television singing contest, has captured the country's attention, as the competition looks to be between a young Midwestern gal (Moore) and a showtunes-loving young man from ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Plot: music, desire for fame, white house, terrorism, contests and competitions, rising to stardom, disorder, tv show, satire, musician's life, artists and showbiz, head of state ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, ohio, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.3
 8K
CB4 (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A "rockumentary", covering the rise to fame of MC Gusto, Stab Master Arson, and Dead Mike: members of the rap group "CB4". We soon learn that these three are not what they seem and don't apear to know as much about rap music ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, witty, satirical ...
Plot: satire, hip hop, jeep, wheelchair, parody, music, rivalry, friends, drugs/alcohol, desire for fame, celebrity culture, arson ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.7
 4K
Tapeheads (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of Ivan and Josh, two dim witted ex-security guards who love music videos. Out of work, with no job prospects, they form a music video production company. They soon learn the in's and out's of the business in LA and with some ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, satirical, light, intense ...
Plot: blackmail, music band, disorder, ambition, filmmaking, buddies, partners, media, artists and showbiz, showbiz, music video, music ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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