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Jean-Philippe (2006)
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Jean-Philippe (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Music
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: obsession, follow your dream, desire for fame, ambition, obsessive quest, artists and showbiz, musician's life, lifestyle, teaching the ways of the world, life turned upside down, rock, collector, friendship, bowling, parallel world, friends, hopes, suburbs, imaginary, suburban life, disorder, attic, archive footage, silly humor, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, brittany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about artists and showbiz, friends, lifestyle, ambition, musician's life, desire for fame and music mostly in Comedy, Music and Drama genres. Some movies like Jean-Philippe: Incognito (2009), Killing Bono (2011), Podium (2004), Detroit Metal City (2008), Fatal (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Incognito (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This offbeat musical drama stars Lucas (Bénabar), an up-and-coming singer ready to do anything to be on top of the French pop scene.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: desire for fame, artists and showbiz, musician's life, rising to stardom, lifestyle, cons and scams, rock, hopes, disorder, dishonesty, hidden identity, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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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, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: rivalry, desire for fame, follow your dream, teenage life, friends, ambition, teenage boy, brother brother relationship, celebrity culture, music band, band, rock ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
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Podium (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bernand Fréderic is a mediocre bank executive. He's married and have a son. He used to have antother profession: to be French star Claude Francois. Now, with the Imitators Gala Night coming up, he must choose between his wife or the only thing ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: showbiz, performer's life, ambition, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, rivalry, obsessive quest, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, dull life, celebrity culture, lookalikes ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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
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69%
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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 ⇓
65%
 5.3
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Stars 80 (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Die-hard fans of the 1980s, Vincent and Antoine run a company that supplies doubles of faded stars throughout the whole of France. What starts out as a promising business venture ends up as a calamity when Vincent and Antoine have over forty ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: performer's life, ambition, artists and showbiz, against the odds, showbiz, buddies, escapades, obsessive quest, lifestyle, follow your dream, once promising, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Filth and Wisdom (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Filth & Wisdom is a poignant view of the lives of three not quite ordinary friends settled into meaningless jobs that barely keep them afloat while helping to finance their dreams of bigger and brighter futures. Their unqiue yet universal ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: buddies, desire for fame, introspection, rock, hopes, artists and showbiz, follow your dream, lifestyle, punk, urban, friends, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Most Promising Young Actress (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Yvon Rance, a born hairdresser and an elegant middle-aged man with a perfect toupee, reigns in his native Brittany over a clientèle of little old ladies. But his main reason for living, his masterpiece, is Laetitia, his only daughter, whom he has ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: actor's life, ambition, follow your dream, desire for fame, life turned upside down, overnight success, parents and children, youth, artists and showbiz, beauty salon, father daughter relationship, fatherhood ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, paris france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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
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63%
Where's Firuze? (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Turkey
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Having failed incredibly many times in attempts to find a big talent and to be rich, the two producers and their only two contracted singers struggle to clean their debts and make their dreams come true, no matter what happens. Being in a tight ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, feel good, realistic
Plot: desire for fame, rising to stardom, ambition, lifestyle, showbiz, fall in love, nothing goes right, musician's life, artists and showbiz, buddies, comedy team, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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200 Motels (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: "Touring makes you crazy," Frank Zappa says, explaining that the idea for this film came to him while the Mothers of Invention were touring. The story, interspersed with performances by the Mothers and the Royal Symphony Orchestra, is a ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, atmospheric, semi serious, non-linear ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: groupie, rock, showbiz, on the road, music, lifestyle, desire for fame, buddies, performer's life, ambition, artists and showbiz, musician's life ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 ⇓
57%
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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 ⇓
57%
Britney, Baby, One More Time (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, France, Netherlands
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Dude Schmitz, an independent filmmaker, attempting to secure funds for his second feature, blows an opportunity at what promises to be a lucrative interview with pop sensation Britney Spears. Dejected, Schmitz discovers Robert Stephens, a young, gay ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: hidden identity, obsessive quest, desire for fame, on the road, teenage life, transvestism, filmmaking, lifestyle, musician's life, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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 ⇓
53%
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 ⇓
53%
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
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, witty ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, desire for fame, music, obsession, follow your dream, tour, on the road, down on your luck, disorder, direction and purpose, longing, ambitious man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Venice Beach, naive Midwesterner JB bonds with local slacker KG and they form the rock band Tenacious D. Setting out to become the world's greatest band is no easy feat, so they set out to steal what could be the answer to their prayers... a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, idiotic, absurd ...
Plot: rock, heavy metal culture, musician, friendship, farce, obsessive quest, rock star, devil, desire for fame, odd couple, misfit, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, venice beach california
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47%
Bicycling with Molière (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Serge Tanneur (Fabrice Luchini) is at the pinnacle of his acting career when he decides to turn his back on show business and become a hermit living off of France’s Atlantic coast. Three years later, Gauthier Valence (Lambert Wilson), a beloved TV ...
Style: humorous, witty, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, riding a bicycle, lifestyle, desire for fame, actor's life, ambition, odd couple, partners, comeback, solitude, friendship between men, island ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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45%
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The Bros. (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wannabe "gangsta-rappers" resort to a crime spree in order to come up up with ten thousand dollars in order to finance a studio recording session.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, remake of american film
Plot: hip hop, desire for fame, unlikely criminals, rise to the top, juvenile delinquency, musician's life, lifestyle, ambition, drug dealing, disorder, showbiz, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Teen Spirit (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A 30 ans, Bruno, rock-star has been, vit toujours aux crochets de sa petite amie. Les temps sont durs... surtout quand une ex ressurgit de nulle part pour lui apprendre qu'il est le père de Nancy, 13 ans, dont il n'a jamais soupçonné ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: family relations, couples, best friends, youth, lifestyle, couple relations, friends, life turned upside down, self discovery, introspection, parents and children, musician's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
20 Once Again (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Music
Country: China, South Korea
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A visit to the photographer’s returns the physical looks of a 70-year-old grandmother back to her 20s. Things get even stranger when his grandson asks her to join his band, and his best friend begins to fall for her.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sincere
Plot: supernatural, starting over, follow your dream, miraculous event, love and romance, hopes, life turned upside down, grandparent grandchild relationship, supernatural romance, imaginary, grandmother, woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Nodame Cantabile: The Movie I (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Following the success of the popular Japanese romantic comedy drama, NODAME CANTABILE: THE MOVIE hits the big screen! Hiroshi Tamaki and Juri Ueno reprise in their roles and continue their love for music and their pursuit for their ambitions. Chiaki ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, manga
Plot: classical music, musician's life, ambition, lifestyle, rivalry, youth, couple relations, romance, friendship, orchestra, performer's life, music ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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
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40%
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Undiscovered (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of aspiring entertainers try to establish careers for themselves in the city of Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: showbiz, friendship, rising to stardom, desire for fame, musician's life, music, music band, fall in love, love triangle, rock, relationship vs career, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, new york, california, usa, jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 ⇓
38%
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 ⇓
37%
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Siren (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: She seems like your ordinary overweight middle-aged wife & mom except her dream of being a rock star still weighs heavy on her soul, "they" say she can't do it, watch her transform and over come life's brutal obstacles to ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: against the odds, musician's life, ambition, follow your dream, lifestyle, underdog, rock, strong female presence, friends, music, hopes, music band ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.2
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Disco (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Endetté jusqu'au cou dans une affaire de water bed, Didier Travolta, 40 ans, vit au Havre dans le quartier populaire du Grand Large chez sa maman : Madame Graindorge. Il reçoit une lettre de la mère de son fils Brian, 8 ans, qui vit en ...
Style: feel good, stylized, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: self discovery, follow your dream, rise and fall, ambition, dancer's life, buddies, love and romance, contests and competitions, starting over, unemployment, nightlife, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%