Movies like A Hard Day's Night

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A Hard Day's Night (1964)
 7.7
 36K
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: witty, humorous, feel good, not serious, psychotronic, psychedelic, realistic, lyrical, talky, clever ...
Plot: culture clash, artists and showbiz, backstage, generation gap, fame, music, the beatles, lifestyle, musician's life, rehearsal, older man younger woman relationship, adolescence, railway station, police chase, shaving, performer, press conference, agent, rock, friends, music band, disorder, showbiz, song, pop culture ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 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 artists and showbiz, music, friends, music band, musician's life, lifestyle and showbiz 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), Summer Holiday (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
 16K
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: mad scientist, chase, the beatles, adventure, good versus evil, heroic mission, cult, music, curses spells and rituals, adventurer, rescue, world domination ...
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: stylized, semi serious, humorous, surreal, feel good ...
Plot: surrealism, rock music, the beatles, lifestyle, misfit, friends, ambition, resort, musician's life, disorder, surfing, on the road ...
⇓ 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: clever, witty, humorous, offbeat, cynical ...
Plot: parody, rise and fall, music, buddies, musician's life, partners, rising to stardom, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, media satire, media, journalism ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: germany, england, 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: witty, humorous, clever, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: music, desire for fame, celebrity culture, media satire, rising to stardom, performer's life, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, actor's life, showbiz, rise and fall ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, witty, clever, offbeat, cynical ...
Plot: music band, heavy metal, cult, party, groupie, music, lifestyle, friends, sexual activity, musical tour, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Paul McCartney Really Is Dead: The Last Testament of George Harrison (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the summer of 2005, a package arrived at the Hollywood offices of Highway 61 Entertainment from London with no return address. Inside were two mini-cassette audio tapes dated December 30, 1999 and labeled "The Last Testament of George ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: musician's life, dishonesty, friends, hollywood, haunted by the past, music band, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, dealing with death, riddles and clues, conspiracy theory
Time: 80s, 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 60s ...
Place: usa, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: offbeat, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hotel, bus, road trip, romance, disorder, buddies, musician's life, gender bending, partners, office, stowaway, optimism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, france, greece, europe, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.3
 24K
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, clever, witty, touching, not serious ...
Plot: reunion, mental illness, singer, musician, folk singer, music, lovers reunited, loss of parent, misfit, lifestyle, producer, showbiz ...
Time: 60s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.4
 31K
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: bus, music, media, music band, friendship, performer's life, desire for fame, celebrity culture, on the road, disorder, paparazzi, concert ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: london, england, europe, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 35K
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, not serious, feel good, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heavy metal, rock, music, youth, teenage life, music band, musician's life, ambition, desire for fame, drums, drummer, groupie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, feel good, offbeat, witty, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: music, secret, conspiracy, friendship, fame, manager, rising to stardom, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, media satire, dishonesty, musician's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, showbiz, recording studio, drummer, ambition, rising to stardom, friendship, fame, musician's life, rise and fall, celebrity culture, music band ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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: feel good, humorous, 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, rock, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1976
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.7
 948
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: music band, follow your dream, hopes, artists and showbiz, relationship vs career, music, desire for fame, ambition, music industry, couples, disorder, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.1
 241K
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, light, witty ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, kids
Plot: music band, teacher, teachers and students, musician, youth, rock band, music, school, idealism, ambition, rock, rock musician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Prairie Home Companion (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical
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, clever, realistic, offbeat, touching ...
Plot: singer, backstage, radio, performance, cowboy, angel, musician, country music, radio show, music, artists and showbiz, performer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, usa, wisconsin, chicago illinois, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.1
 746
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, realistic, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: music, addiction, aging, lifestyle, infidelity, music band, musician's life, buddies, couples, rock, drug abuse, filmmaking ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: date night, girls' night
Plot: cross dressing, gender bending, cabaret, nightclub, music, jazz, romance, gay, crime, love triangle, hidden identity, disorder ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: france, europe, chicago illinois, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Commitments (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
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, captivating, feel good, sincere ...
Plot: music band, irish, friendship, singer, audition, blues, star, music, rise and fall, ego clash, lifestyle, urban ghetto ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.4
 11K
Topsy-Turvy (1999)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, Music, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 154 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, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: rehearsal, theater, exhibition, prostitute, telephone call, drink, cigar smoking, music, opera, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, disagreement ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1880s, 18th century
Place: england, europe, paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 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, witty, not serious, satirical ...
Plot: hip hop, wheelchair, jeep, parody, music, buddies, hip hop culture, criminal's revenge, musician's life, rivalry, music band, strong sexual content ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Singer Dewey Cox overcomes adversity to become a musical legend.
Style: humorous, clever, offbeat, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, addiction, rock, marijuana, jewish, musician, backstage, singer, divorce, horse, guilt, cocaine ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 50s, 80s, 90s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 493
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: sentimental, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: rise and fall, innocence lost, lifestyle, rising to stardom, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, music, desire for fame, rise to the top, friends, musician's life, rock ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, witty, not serious, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: music, office, british, on the road, disorder, desire for fame, follow your dream, down on your luck, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, obsession, tour ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Get Ready to Be Boyzvoiced (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Norway
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mockumentary which follows an up-and-coming three-man boyband which suffers a Milli Vanilli inspired media storm just before the release of their first album. Their only hope is to get their act together before the HitAwards Norwegian music awards ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: boy band, rising to stardom, music band, ambition, lifestyle, rehearsal, musician's life, friends, artists and showbiz, media sensation, music, internet ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, media, showbiz, fish out of water, musician's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, ohio, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: reunion, friendship, cross dressing, friends, golden years, artists and showbiz, couple relations, dealing with death, love and romance, music, fall in love, love affair ...
Time: 1940s
Place: europe, england, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Flight of the Conchords (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 28 min.
Story: The trials and tribulations of a two man, digi-folk band who have moved from New Zealand to New York in the hope of forging a successful music career. So far they've managed to find a manager (whose "other" job is at the New Zealand ...
Style: humorous, surreal, atmospheric, rockumentary, witty ...
Plot: musician's life, aspiring singer, music band, buddies, roommate, music, folk, rock, goofy hero, odd couple, musician, stereotype ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Rutland Weekend Television (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Rutland Weekend Television was a television sketch show on BBC2, written by Eric Idle with music by Neil Innes. Two series were broadcast, the first consisting of six episodes in 1975, the second of seven in 1976. A Christmas special also aired on ...
Style: surreal, offbeat, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: showbiz, parody, tv show, disorder, media, rock, media satire, artists and showbiz, music, music band, tv station, celebrity impersonation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Electric Apricot (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Electric Apricot is a spoof of jam bands centered around the band, Electric Apricot, in the style of "This Is Spinal Tap"
Style: offbeat, realistic, cynical, semi serious, humorous
Plot: music, disorder, partners, buddies, holy grail, rock, filmmaking, heavy metal, artists and showbiz, performer's life, musician's life, on the road ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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