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Lisztomania (1975)
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Lisztomania (1975)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A send-up of the bawdy life of Romantic composer/piano virtuoso Franz Liszt, with ubiquitous phallic imagery and a good portion of the film devoted to Liszt's "friendship" with fellow composer Richard Wagner. The film begins during the time when Franz would give piano performance to a crowd of shrieking teenage fans while maintaining affairs with his (multiple!) mistresses. He eventually seeks Princess Carolyne of St. Petersburg (at her invitation), elopes, and, after their marriage is forbidden by the Pope, he embraces the monastic life as an abbé.
Style: humorous, offbeat, captivating, biting, suspense, realistic, semi serious, romanticism
Plot: revolution, bondage, ambition, composer, music, friendship, rock, obsession, couple relations, love triangle, prodigy, love and romance, infidelity, artists and showbiz, blind ambition, human nature, couples, death row, musician's life, lifestyle, opposites attract, introspection, desire for fame, rising to stardom, celebrity culture ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about artists and showbiz, musician's life, ambition, lifestyle, music, rising to stardom and couples mostly in Music, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Lisztomania: Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll (2010), The Music Lovers (1971), Made in Hungaria (2009), Mahler (1974), Sugar Town (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A biography of Ian Dury, who was stricken with polio at a young age and defied expectations by becoming one of the founders of the punk-rock scene in Britain in the 1970s.
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Plot: desire for fame, follow your dream, ambition, lifestyle, human spirit, rising to stardom, couples, disability, hopes, life is a bitch, couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: 70s, 40s, 20th century, 80s, 90s ...
Place: europe, england
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The Music Lovers (1971)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Composer, conductor and teacher Peter Ilych Tchaikovsky struggles against his homosexual tendencies by marrying, but unfortunately he chooses a wonky, nymphomaniac girl whom he cannot satisfy.
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, offbeat, psychological ...
Plot: composer, sex addict, warning, couples, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, obsession, sexual relations, destructive relationship, infidelity, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1890s, 1880s
Place: russia, london, england, europe
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Made in Hungaria (2009)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: Hungary
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Miklós Fenyö's parents returned to Communist Hungary in the mid sixties - when everyone else was fleeing to the West. Miki's old friends don't know what to make of his outrageous clothes, flawless American accent and collection of ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Plot: music band, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, family relations, rock, youth, desire for fame, music, rise and fall, misfit, tough heroes, friends ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: hungary, europe, budapest
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Mahler (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The film begins on a train journey with Gustav Mahler (Robert Powell) and his wife Alma (Georgina Hale) confronting their failing marriage. The story is then recounted in a series of flashbacks (some of which are surrealistic and nightmarish), ...
Style: stylized, sincere, atmospheric, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, train, classical music, family problems, couples, society, crumbling marriage, artists and showbiz, haunted by the past, couple relations, introspection, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, 1890s, turn of the century
Place: austria, europe
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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
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Genre: Biography, Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1830s France, pianist/composer Frédéric Chopin is pursued romantically by the determined, individualistic woman who uses the name George Sand.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: fall in love, duel, cross dressing, romance, infidelity, love triangle, couple relations, music, musician's life, opposites attract, love and romance, uninvited guest ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1830s
Place: france, europe, london, england
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: humorous, offbeat, clever, feel good, witty ...
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Style: talky, witty, semi serious, realistic, captivating ...
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Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1880s, 18th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Salome's Last Dance (1988)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Oscar Wilde watches an outrageous staging of his banned play "Salome" at a London brothel, with parts played by prostitutes, Wilde's host, his lover Bosey, and Lady Alice.
Style: sexy, stylized, sexual, atmospheric, humorous ...
Plot: prostitute, obsession, stage play, brothel, gay, unfulfilled love, couple relations, sexual relations, destructive relationship, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, femme fatale ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, victorian era
Place: london
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
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Duration: 122 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, manga
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Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Audience: date night, girls' night
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Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
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Style: captivating, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
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Country: USA
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Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, talky, witty
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
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Style: realistic, atmospheric, sincere, captivating, serious
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Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, captivating, parody
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The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
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Plot: music, rising to stardom, partners, media, musician's life, music band, buddies, lifestyle, journalism, celebrity culture, rise and fall, rock and roll ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
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Style: feel good, touching, realistic, humorous, witty ...
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Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
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Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual, sexy
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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Music
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: desire for fame, obsession, follow your dream, teaching the ways of the world, obsessive quest, lifestyle, ambition, musician's life, artists and showbiz, life turned upside down, rock, collector ...
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