Movies like Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story

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Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story (1995)
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Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 210 min.
Story: The story of the life of the actress Elizabeth Taylor.
Plot: love, courtroom, divorce, celebrity, alcohol abuse, marriage, honeymoon, actress, filmmaking, mother daughter relationship, backstage, movie star, husband wife relationship, cruise ship, child star, domineering mother, film within a film
Time: 60s, 50s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s

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Most similar movies to Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and touching films with plots about actress, hollywood, marriage, movie star, filmmaking, husband wife relationship and artists and showbiz mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres. Some movies like Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story: The Patricia Neal Story (1981), Marilyn: The Untold Story (1980), Norma Jean & Marilyn (1996), My Week with Marilyn (2011), Grace Kelly (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Patricia Neal Story (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The actress (Glenda Jackson) recovers from a 1966 stroke with help from friends and her husband, author Roald Dahl (Dirk Bogarde).
Plot: movie star, marriage, actress, filmmaking, stroke, writers
Time: 60s, 1960s
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95%
Rosie: The Rosemary Clooney Story (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of singer Rosemary Clooney's rise to fame, her marriage to Jose Ferrer, and her nervous breakdown.
Style: touching, realistic, serious
Plot: showbiz, prodigy, rising to stardom, performer's life, actor's life, relationship vs career, road not taken, friends, couples, artists and showbiz, musician's life, rise and fall ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: kentucky
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81%
My Wicked, Wicked Ways: The Legend of Errol Flynn (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: The life and wanton times of Errol Flynn
Plot: actor, womanizer, bad luck, trial, party, star, hollywood, filmmaking, unrequited love, scandal, swashbuckler, court ...
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77%
Marilyn: The Untold Story (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: The story of how Norma Jean, once an orphan in Hollywood California, becomes Marilyn Monroe, the movie star and celebrity.
Plot: funeral, rehearsal, blonde, hollywood, fame, orphanage, divorce, phone booth, jealousy, acting class, clinic, orphan ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s ...
Place: japan, new york, connecticut, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Norma Jean & Marilyn (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: This film follows Norma Jean from her simple, ambitious youth to her sex star pinnacle and back down. She moves from lover to lover in order to further her career. She finds fame but never happiness, only knowing seduction but not love.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: showbiz, actor's life, photo shoot, party, playboy, love and romance, infidelity, innocence lost, destructive relationship, couple relations, looking for love, celebrity culture ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 50s, 40s, 1960s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
My Week with Marilyn (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sir Laurence Olivier is making a movie in London. Young Colin Clark, an eager film student, wants to be involved and he navigates himself a job on the set. When film star Marilyn Monroe arrives for the start of shooting, all of London is excited to ...
Style: sentimental, factual, melancholic, romantic, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: actress, ambition, fame, cultural icon, movie star, historical figure, impossible love, actor's life, showbiz, nervous breakdown, artists and showbiz, star ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1956
Place: england, europe, london, california
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63%
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Grace Kelly (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The fairy tale story of the actress who became a princess is told in this biography that traces her rise from Philadelphia socialite to Hollywood movie star.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, hollywood, social differences, relationship vs career, cinderella story, love and romance, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, actor's life, media, couples, historical figure ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1940s
Place: philadelphia, europe, monaco
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Babs (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This is the story of Dame Barbara Windsor, the Cockney kid with a dazzling smile and talent to match. Preparing to perform in the theatre one cold evening in 1993, the cheeky, chirpy blonde Babs recounts the people and events that have shaped her ...
Style: suspenseful, touching, captivating, exciting, tense
Plot: aspiring actress, actress, film set, film within a film, actress playing herself, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter conflict, father daughter relationship, blonde, older woman younger man relationship, father daughter estrangement ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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James Dean (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The man behind the legend and a knowing look at the 1950's Hollywood are revealed in this dynamic bioepic of the meteoric star whose troubled life echoed his gut-grabbing performances in East of Eden, Rebel Without A Cause and Giant.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, captivating, clever
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, actor, dying young, actor's life, lifestyle, prodigy, ambition, rising to stardom, rise and fall, life is a bitch, desire for fame ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s
Place: usa, indiana, new york, malibu california, santa monica california
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52%
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Mommie Dearest (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In this biographical film, glamorous yet lonely star Joan Crawford takes in two orphans, and at first their unconventional family seems happy. But after Joan's attempts at romantic fulfillment go sour and she is fired from her contract with MGM ...
Style: disturbing, tense, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adoption, abusive mother, mansion, rebelliousness, family relations, family problems, single parent, life is a bitch, parents and children, youth, juvenile delinquency, mentally unstable ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s, 60s, 50s ...
Place: usa, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Audrey Hepburn Story (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The film spans from Hepburn's early childhood to the 1950s which details her life as a Dutch ballerina, coming to grips with her parents' divorce, and enduring life in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II. She then settles in ...
Style: serious, feel good, uplifting, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, world war two, actor's life, celebrity culture, performer's life, rising to stardom, haunted by the past, human spirit, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1940s, 40s ...
Place: usa, new york, holland, europe, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
On the Basis of Sex (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, China, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination.
Style: clever, inspirational, surprise ending, captivating, thought provoking ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: female lawyer, women's rights, supreme court, husband wife relationship, equality, human rights, female protagonist, marriage, courtroom, u.s. constitution, teacher, feminism ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 70s, 60s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, new york, denver colorado
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48%
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Liz & Dick (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On the set of Cleopatra, Hollywood's most beautiful star, Elizabeth Taylor, fell into the arms of one of the world's greatest actors, Richard Burton - and she didn't leave. Their subsequent white-hot, scandalous love affair gave rise ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, sexy
Plot: hollywood, paparazzi, lifestyle, actor's life, couple relations, celebrity culture, couples, renewed love, artists and showbiz, breaking the fourth wall, adultery, actress ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: usa, los angeles, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Too Far to Go (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Love and passion, anger and heartbreak, laughter and happiness, all complex textures woven into the fabric so many have come to know as marriage. For behind the seemingly comfortable well-trimmed hedges of suburban Americana, live and often love, ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, marriage, adultery, wedding, engagement, divorce, dancing, dysfunctional marriage, extramarital affair
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 70s, 60s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Duo (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A fictionalized account of the lives of 1980s Tamil Nadu political icons M. G. Ramachandran and M. Karunanidhi, continuing the tryst between Tamil cinema and Dravidian politics.
Plot: bigamy, extramarital affair, marriage, adultery, propaganda, death, rivalry, politics, friendship, election, second wife, mistress ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s, 50s, 1950s
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42%
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The Girl (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, South Africa, USA, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Director Alfred Hitchcock is revered as one of the greatest creative minds in the history of cinema. Known for his psychological thrillers, Hitchcock’s leading ladies were cool, beautiful and preferably blonde. One such actress was Tippi Hedren, ...
Style: psychological, stylized, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: actor's life, sexual harassment, obsession, filmmaking, prodigy, artists and showbiz, starlet, infatuation, movie star, movie studio, dream girl, jealousy ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Will There Really Be a Morning? (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: This is the story of actress Frances Farmer, her struggles with mental illness and involuntary confinement in an insane asylum.
Style: emotional, gloomy, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: mental illness, prodigy, politics, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, actor's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, couples, addiction, child illness, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 40s
Place: seattle, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
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Pollock (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In August of 1949, Life Magazine ran a banner headline that begged the question: "Jackson Pollock: Is he the greatest living painter in the United States?" The film is a look back into the life of an extraordinary man, a man who has ...
Style: based on true events, emotional, inspirational, intellectual, atmospheric ...
Plot: painter, artist, painting, alcohol abuse, art, bohemian life, rise and fall, supportive spouse, addiction, self destructing, lifestyle, ambition ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, 40s, 1950s ...
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Zelda (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Story: Biopic about Zelda Fitzgerald, as played by Natasha Richardson
Plot: husband wife relationship, inspiration, marriage, tragedy, novelist, schizophrenia, failed marriage, weirdo, mental patient, alcohol abuse, writers
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Scarlett O'Hara War (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This is the story of how one of the famous movie roles was cast. The role of Scarlett O'Hara in Gone With the Wind.
Plot: backstage, historical event, film set, actor, party, film industry, actress, film producer, director, hollywood, casting, movie star ...
Time: 1930s
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40%
Rita Hayworth: The Love Goddess (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The life and times of silverscreen goddess Rita Hayworth.
Plot: actress, star, dance, showbiz, dancing
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
W.C. Fields and Me (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Film biography of actor-comedian W.C. Fields, concentrating on his years in Hollywood and his relationship with aspiring actress Caroltta Monti.
Style: realistic, serious, silent film, parody
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, alcohol abuse, relationship vs career, actor's life, artists and showbiz, ambition, couples, dressing room, movie star, wax museum, little person ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, california, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Biography of the former first lady, focusing on her years as a photojournalist and leading up to her marriage to John F. Kennedy and their moving into the White House.
Plot: usa history, kennedy family, romance, assassination, photographer, first lady, price of fame, senator, u.s. president, assassin, tragedy, dominatrix ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s, 60s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Legend of Lylah Clare (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A dictatorial film director (Finch) hires an unknown actress (Novak) to play the lead role in a planned movie biography of a late, great Hollywood star.
Style: psychological thriller
Plot: movie star, hollywood, junkie, impersonation, actress, talent agent, drug addict, argument, widower, homosexual, makeover, director ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Livin' for Love: The Natalie Cole Story (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The true life story of famed singer Natalie Cole, daughter of Nat 'King' Cole. Gripping drama of her struggle with addiction and living in her father's shadow while still maintaining her own celebrity status.
Style: captivating, inspirational, christian film
Plot: performer's life, musician's life, addiction, female singer, celebrity, star, life, drug addiction, church, college, christian, limousine ...
Time: 1960s, 70s, 80s, 60s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Evelyn Ryan, a midwestern housewife who managed to rescue her family from debt by entering contests for ad slogans sponsored by consumer product companies.
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, uplifting, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: large family, optimism, advertising, underdog, americana, prize, eviction, small town, mortgage, family problems, ambition, contests and competitions ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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RKO 281 (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A film about the making of Citizen Kane. Orson Welles produces his greatest film, Citizen Kane, despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst.
Style: talky, stylized, atmospheric, clever, sentimental ...
Plot: filmmaking, bankruptcy, anti semitism, obsession, movie business, ambition, artists and showbiz, rise and fall, ego clash, society, fighting the system, lifestyle ...
Time: 1940s, 70s
Place: wisconsin, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Malice in Wonderland (1985)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Struggling actress Hedda Hopper can't get a break in Hollywood, even though an acquaintence of hers is the extremely powerful gossip monger Louella Parsons - maker and breaker of careers (and lives) through her daily syndicated newspaper ...
Plot: rise to power, film industry, gossip columnist, filmmaking, hollywood, gossip, rags to riches, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, restaurant, actress, friend turned foe ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, year 1937, year 1944, 1920s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Mystery of Natalie Wood (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 172 min.
TV show
Story: Uses accounts from family, friends, and acquaintances to tell the story of Natalie Wood and how she started young, acting in the spotlight, making the transition from a childhood actress to serious actress, dating the top names in Hollywood, her ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: actress, price of fame, movie studio, movie star, understanding, child star, marriage, husband wife relationship, childhood, suicide attempt, extramarital affair, interview ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s, 1940s, 60s, 50s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The George Raft Story (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ray Danton plays the title role in director Joseph M. Newman's 1961 film biography of the nightclub dancer-turned-movie star. The cast also includes Jayne Mansfield, Barrie Chase, Julie London, Neville Brand and Frank Gorshin.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, psychotronic, slang
Plot: hollywood, gangsters, revolution, casino, gambling, musician's life, desire for fame, performer's life, crime, blind ambition, prostitute, rise and fall ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 50s, 20th century ...
Place: cuba, new york, california, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%