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Revival (2013)
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Revival (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The comedy Revival tells the story of four musicians whose rock band SMOKE broke up under uncertain circumstances in 1972 and who, each for their own reasons, decide to attempt a spectacular comeback. The reasons vary - money, longing for lost fame, the desire to help a friend and also fear of powerlessness, illness and death. But whatever their original motivation was, these aging men resume playing together and as they start enjoying the music, their friendship and life onstage and behind the scenes, their plans and ambitions change as well.. And they themselves also ultimately change. And one great secret is finally revealed - why the band actually broke up in 1972.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: music band, aging, reunion, musician's life, rocker, music, rock, friends, artists and showbiz, elderly, buddies, older man younger woman relationship, rebirth, father son relationship, manager, comeback, new age, concert, husband wife relationship, bossy wife, musician, humour, music industry, topical humor, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, czech republic

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Most similar movies to Revival

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and semi serious films with plots about artists and showbiz, music, friends, music band, musician's life, rock and ambition mostly in Comedy, Music and Drama genres. Some movies like Revival: Pop Redemption (2013), Electric Apricot (2006), A Mighty Wind (2003), Get Ready to Be Boyzvoiced (2000), When Inge Is Dancing (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Pop Redemption (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A black metal band it is about to split up. In their way to one last gig at Hellfest festival an accidental death triggers numerous misadventures to four metalheads.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: rock, music band, musician's life, buddies, friends, on the road, artists and showbiz, midlife crisis, unfulfillment, comedy of errors, police investigation, wanted ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: humorous, cynical, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: friends, filmmaking, disorder, lifestyle, partners, music band, performer's life, music, on the road, rock, holy grail, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: musician, reunion, singer, folk singer, music, showbiz, love and romance, music band, satire, lovers reunited, musical tour, talented ...
Time: 21st century, 60s, 20th century, contemporary, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: humorous, realistic, not serious, captivating, parody
Plot: boy band, rising to stardom, musician's life, music band, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, ambition, rehearsal, music, tour, friends, media sensation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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When Inge Is Dancing (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The ambitious punk rocker Max and the eco-activist Inge cannot stand each other, ever since Max publicly exposed her by singing the offensive song "When Inge is Dancing" in front of the whole school. But for Max and his classmates Fabio, ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: music band, opposites attract, desire for fame, ambition, teenage life, friends, romance, artists and showbiz, music, social relations, teenage love, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Chris Isaak Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Chris Isaak Show is a television sitcom which follows a fictionalized version of the life of American rock musician Chris Isaak. The show portrays Isaak and his band members as everyday people with everyday problems. The series was produced for ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: music band, musician's life, showbiz, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, performer's life, celebrity culture, rock, friends, music, rock star, actor playing himself ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Down and Out with the Dolls (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The raunchy, spunky tale of the rise and fall of an all-girl rock band from Portland, Oregon.
Style: witty, humorous, suspense, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: punk, music band, partners, ambition, buddies, lifestyle, friendship, showbiz, rise and fall, rivalry, artists and showbiz, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Soul Men (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two former backup soul singers, Louis and Floyd, have not spoken to each other in 20 years, and reluctantly agree to travel across the country together to a reunion concert to honor their recently-deceased lead singer. Cleo, a beautiful young woman ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious
Plot: reunion, african american, artists and showbiz, showbiz, on the road, musician's life, buddies, music band, lifestyle, r&b, sexual content, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, year 2008
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Garfunkel and Oates (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Garfunkel and Oates stars Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci as both themselves and their musical comedy alter-egos, "Garfunkel and Oates," following the pair as they try to expand the reaches of their meager celebrity. Well-known on the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, musician's life, music band, music, friends, folk, comedian, society, rivalry, best friends, strong female presence, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Twenty-three years after the release of the original Beatles mockumentary, 'The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash', famous artists, actors and musicians speak out on how The Rutles influenced them.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, parody, cynical ...
Plot: rise and fall, artists and showbiz, friends, music band, music, workplace, unfulfillment, ambition, journalism, musician's life, desire for fame, performer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.7
 1K
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sincere
Plot: music band, hopes, follow your dream, relationship vs career, ambition, artists and showbiz, music, desire for fame, music industry, misfit, rising to stardom, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: parody, humorous, not serious, light, absurd ...
Plot: music, rising to stardom, partners, media, musician's life, music band, buddies, lifestyle, journalism, celebrity culture, rise and fall, rock and roll ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: england, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.7
 1K
Get Crazy (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Mega-promoter Colin Beverly plans to sabotage the New Year's 1983 concert of small-time operator Max Wolfe. Wolfe's assistants Neil Allen and Willie Loman find romance while trying to save the drugs, violence, and rock and roll from ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, cult film, parody
Plot: new year's eve, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, musician's life, conspiracy, nightlife, new year, palaces castles and temples, guru, music, punk, rock ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.0
 723
Vinyl (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Based on true events. When a new record by an old band is turned down by ageist record companies, the veteran punk band assemble a group of youngsters to stand in for them, and fool the music industry.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, biting, suspense
Plot: reunion, music band, satire, friends, showbiz, youth, hidden identity, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, shallowness, rock, music business ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.2
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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: feel good, humorous, not serious, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: heavy metal, music, teenage life, music band, youth, drums, rock, musician's life, desire for fame, ambition, drummer, groupie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 80s, 2000s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Johnny Rock is the aging lead singer of NYC's legendary early-'90s band The Heathens, who is trying to get both his band and his life back together. The aging and broke bad-boy rocker gets another shot at fame as a songwriter for a brash ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sitcom, light ...
Plot: music, rock, music band, musician's life, artists and showbiz, hopes, female singer, rock band, sexual humor, father daughter relationship, friends, desire for fame ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 4K
Fubar (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Terry and Dean are lifelong friends who have grown-up together: shotgunning their first beers, forming their first garage band, and growing the great Canadian mullet known as "hockey hair". Now the lives of these Alberta everymen are ...
Style: humorous, witty, funny, ironic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friendship, cancer, nothing goes right, musician's life, music band, introspection, buddies, lifestyle, ambition, artists and showbiz, drugs/alcohol, beer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Naked Brothers Band: The Movie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a famous band called the Silver Boulders break up, Nat and Alex Wolff go into depression.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, exciting ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: family relations, family life, youth, artists and showbiz, musician's life, music band, lifestyle, family, desire for fame, music, buddies, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, cynical, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: music, musician, addiction, friends, rock, celebrity culture, drug abuse, showbiz, midlife crisis, infidelity, couple relations, ambition ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Detroit Metal City (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Soichi Negishi moved to Tokyo to chase his dream of becoming a musician playing stylish, Swedish-style pop. Instead, he finds himself leading the death metal band Detroit Metal City, or DMC, as the costumed and grotesquely made-up "demon ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: heavy metal culture, follow your dream, ambition, love and romance, desire for fame, hidden identity, artists and showbiz, musician's life, lifestyle, hopes, celebrity culture, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Recently dumped by his girlfriend, underachiever Alex (O'Nan) embarks on an impromptu road trip with his new bandmate, the eccentric Jim (Michael Weston). By channeling their inner children and giving a new meaning to the term ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, funny, light ...
Plot: musician's life, partners, self discovery, introspection, odd couple, direction and purpose, unsuccessful, folk, artists and showbiz, cross country, down on your luck, music ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Adventures of Power (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In his quest to become the world's greatest air-drummer, a small-town dreamer must overcome obstacles and ridicule to save the day.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: youth, musician's life, underdog, contests and competitions, against the odds, working class, follow your dream, social misfits, hopes, rivalry, artists and showbiz, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, new mexico, usa, new york
⇓ 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, feel good, not serious, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: satire, friendship, celebrity, secret, conspiracy, music, lifestyle, ambition, desire for fame, musician's life, music band, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Pitch Perfect 2 (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Music
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Story: The Bellas are back, and they are better than ever. After being humiliated in front of none other than the President of the United States of America, the Bellas are taken out of the Aca-Circuit. In order to clear their name, and regain their status, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: music band, singing competition, friendship, best friends, music, college, dialogue, romance, twists & turns, social relations, friends, college life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.9
 966
Vinyl Days (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: Argentina, Colombia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Damián, Facundo, Luciano and Marcelo have been friends since childhood and they share the passion for classic rock and roll on vinyl records. Their relationship is also marked by other big subjects: friendship and girls. When one of them decides ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Eternity: The Movie (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Musical
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Duration: 88 min.
Story: Big Hair. Guyliner. Someone lamenting by crashing waves on a beach or to their reflection in a fountain. Yes, we're talking about the 80s! Todd and BJ, two lonely wannabe artists, find one another and create the not-so-dynamic R&B duo ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, captivating
Plot: friendship, rise and fall, desire for fame, buddies, showbiz, follow your dream, ambition, artists and showbiz, hopes, music, music band, friendship between men ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.8
 2K
Fatal (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fatal... c'est Fatal Bazooka, un rappeur bling-bling et hardcore. En fait, un personnage de sketch créé par Michaël Youn dans son show-télé "Morning Live", puis développé dans l'album "T'as vu" vendu à plus ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, captivating, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, hidden identity, musician's life, physical appearance, hip hop, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, disorder, silly humor, theme park, amusement park
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: cult film, humorous, cynical, satirical, parody ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Hard Core Logo (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bruce Macdonald follows punk bank Hard Core Logo on a harrowing last-gasp reunion tour throughout Western Canada. As magnetic lead-singer Joe Dick holds the whole magilla together through sheer force of will, all the tensions and pitfalls of life on ...
Style: talky, humorous, captivating, intense, clever ...
Plot: on the road, reunion, music, music band, artists and showbiz, musician's life, friends, ambition, satire, rock music, existentialism, punk ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, offbeat, clever, feel good, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: music, ambition, musician's life, music band, partners, performer's life, desire for fame, celebrity culture, media satire, friendship, rock, island ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%