Movies like Luck by Chance

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Luck by Chance (2009)
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Luck by Chance (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Not wanting the same fate as befell her sisters, Sona Mishra re-locates to Mumbai to try to make a living making movies, but she soon finds that the path she has chosen is not an easy one.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: ambition, lifestyle, rise to the top, underdog, showbiz, artists and showbiz, actor's life, starlet, introspection, friendship, rehearsal, selfishness, female director, female protagonist, mirror, anti hero, luck, satire, new beginning, screenwriter, monologue, following a dream, chance meeting, backstage, dispute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, new delhi, goa india

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Most similar movies to Luck by Chance

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and captivating films with plots about artists and showbiz, lifestyle, showbiz, ambition, actor's life, filmmaking and love and romance mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Luck by Chance: Two Days (2003), Real Lies (2014), Page 3 (2005), A Beautiful Soul (2012), The Wager (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Two Days (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Paul Miller (Paul Rudd - Friends, The Cider House Rules) has struggled as an actor in Hollywood for years, and now he's had enough. But not just of show business-of life. In two days, he's going to kill himself. But in true Hollywood ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: filmmaking, introspection, actor's life, change of heart, lifestyle, showbiz, death wish, direction and purpose, breaking point, life is a bitch, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
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They Shoot Movies, Don't They? ...The Making of 'Mirage' (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: They Shoot Movies, Don't They? is a voyeuristic look at first time director Tom Paulson and the movie he wrote called Mirage. Frank Gallagher is the documentarian whose camera waits and watches as Paulson navigates through a jungle of ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, clever, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: ambition, lifestyle, obsession, addiction, showbiz, filmmaking, actor's life, hollywood, performer's life, manipulation, nothing goes right, couples ...
Time: 90s
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93%
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Real Lies (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Marco Valois wants to direct a serious movie inspired by the life of a soldier living with post-traumatic stress disorder. He soon realizes that the young soldier home from Afghanistan won't open up that easily. Marco, willing to do just about ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: friends, introspection, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, showbiz, mental illness, buddies, hopes, misfit, unfulfillment, bittersweet, movie business ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
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90%
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Page 3 (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: 'Page 3' takes a behind-the-scenes look at the lifestyles of the A-list celebrities in metro cities. It explores the networking and the power play between the air-kissing
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: journalism, lifestyle, life is a bitch, love and romance, social differences, bollywood, pregnancy, friendship between women, betrayal, extramarital affair, female friendship, stewardess ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india, mumbai india
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A Beautiful Soul (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An R&B singer snagged by the trappings of superstardom loses his way and turns his back on his church and faith-filled beginnings. Tragedy strikes, leaving a chance for redemption in its wake. But with rebirth, first comes death.
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: redemption, introspection, self discovery, one more chance, musician's life, ambition, showbiz, hip hop, religions or cults, hopes, celebrity culture, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Wager (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An actor at the pinnacle of his Hollywood career finds himself buckling to temptation after he accepts the lead in a classic tale of good versus evil. Michael Steele has just been nominated for Best Actor at the Academy Awards. In the wake of that ...
Style: realistic, serious, christian film, thought provoking, contemplative ...
Plot: hollywood, introspection, human spirit, relationship vs career, actor's life, desire for fame, ambition, artists and showbiz, society, rising to stardom, couples, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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68%
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Trust Me (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Trust Me follows flailing Hollywood agent Howard, who seemingly strikes gold after signing the next big child star. What results is an unexpected ride through the nasty inner workings of Hollywood, as Howard desperately tries to make it in an ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, cynical, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: starlet, showbiz, lifestyle, ambition, desire for fame, prodigy, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, rivalry, youth, intrigue, dysfunctional character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Do Dooni Chaar (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A middle-class father in India struggles through a series of unexpected events for upholding respect and smiles.
Style: humorous, sincere, semi serious, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: family relations, working class, social differences, society, ambition, bollywood, parents and children, family life, new car, friendship, siblings relations, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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In the Dark (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Hollywood messenger must endure cruelty and humiliation as he struggles for a chance to succeed. But when he's offered a lucrative opportunity, he must decide between compromising his closest friendship or giving his racist bosses the ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: hollywood, racism, ambition, showbiz, introspection, human nature, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, manipulation, moral dilemma, crimes, manager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
An American in Hollywood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A talented young filmmaker from New York sets off to Los Angeles in pursuit of the Hollywood dream, only to discover through his relationship with a beautiful feisty young actress, that Hollywood is not all that it seems.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sincere, captivating, humorous
Plot: fall in love, ambition, follow your dream, hopes, love and romance, showbiz, buddies, filmmaking, hollywood, friends, artists and showbiz
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Happy Days (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: The movie revolves around eight youngsters, who become good friends in their freshman years when they join the college for their Bachelors in Engineering (B.E.). The life of these young minds, be it personal or that in college, is dealt with aplomb. ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, college, graduation, student life, lifestyle, coming of age, couples, buddies, teachers and students, couple relations, university, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Three-Way Wedding (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A play writer entertains the actors of his next play, including his ex-wife and her new lover. Everyone is finding his new place.
Style: realistic, semi serious, captivating, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: romance, love triangle, writer's life, introspection, couples, artists and showbiz, couple relations, playwright, society, friendship, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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62%
 6.0
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Amazon Falls (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Amazon Falls tells the story of a faded B-movie actress JANA who refuses to let go of her dream of being a star. Famous for her roles in Amazon movies where she portrayed a variety of pre-Xena warrior-princesses, she desperately tries to keep her ...
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: hollywood, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, human nature, ambition, aging, actress, rivalry, society, showbiz, unfulfillment, downfall ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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No Shame (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A script fell to Isabel by chance. In reading it you realize it's the same story of the romance she had with the film director Mario Fabra, author of the script. Isabel decides appointment with Mario, who was not seen again, but at the moment ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lovers reunited, reunion, love and romance, ambition, ego clash, rise to the top, lifestyle, filmmaking, romance, actor's life, youth, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Whiskey with Vodka (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A renowned actor named Otto is the epitome of the problematic but beloved ladies man. Even when drunk he still knows more about filmmaking than does the amateur who is directing him in his latest movie. But what should the unreliable star do when a ...
Style: contemplative, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: alcohol abuse, love and romance, lifestyle, showbiz, troublemaker, artists and showbiz, aging, actor's life, drinking alcohol, drinking, actor, drunk ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Dancing in September (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A black female TV producer struggles in Hollywood.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, tv show, americana, friendship, media satire, love and romance, ambition, artists and showbiz, unlikely couple, workplace romance, hollywood, journalism ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Role of Her Life (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Freelance writer in a fashion journal, Claire meets Elisabeth Becker, a movie star. Everything separates them, their characters, their relationships with men, and of course money. Claire is hired as Elisabeth's personal assistant.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: actor's life, lifestyle, love triangle, celebrity culture, looking for love, couples, romance, love and romance, social differences, showbiz, society, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Live Fast, Die Young (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When a famous star is found dead at an exclusive Christmas Eve party filled with A-list Hollywood types, the police must hold for questioning a group of powerful entertainment industry players who are eager to leave the scene. As they reflect upon ...
Style: emotional, captivating, realistic, serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: hollywood, society, drug abuse, redemption, overdose, lifestyle, actor's life, writer's life, hopes, artists and showbiz, starlet, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Garbage (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two best friends, garbage truck drivers in Hollywood become celebrities overnight after they find Cuba Gooding Jr.’s Best Supporting Actor Oscar for JERRY MAGUIRE in the trash and suddenly their lives go topsy-turvy.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, overnight success, showbiz, working class, celebrity culture, buddies, partners, odd couple, lifestyle, once in a lifetime opportunity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Hollywood Wives: The New Generation (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Hollywood star (Fawcett), fed up with her husband's cheating, hires a private investigator to tail him. Emotional support is offered by her two friends - a soul singer (Givens) and a famous director's wife (Gilbert)
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, sexual
Plot: hollywood, private detective, showbiz, couple relations, celebrity culture, best friends, womanizer, aging, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, celebrity, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Almost Heaven (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Story: A Canadian television director is hired to salvage an international fishing show in Scotland. The only hitch: his ex-wife is the host. What he finds in Scotland is love in the form of a local fishing guide (called a ghillie) and the chance to repair ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, ambition, relationship vs career, redemption, love and romance, hopes, opposites attract, actor's life, romance, rescue, artists and showbiz, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Three Stooges (2000)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A biography of the Three Stooges, in which their careers and rise to fame is shown throughout the eyes of their leader, Moe.
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: ambition, rise to the top, actor's life, showbiz, lifestyle, three stooges, tv show, artists and showbiz, disability, comedian, farce, comedy team ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Meat Loaf: To Hell and Back (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: "Meat Loaf" Aday is an overgrown Texas youngster, the son of a gentle woman dying of cancer and an alcoholic, abusive father. Tormented by his father and schoolmates over his size, he strikes out on his own after his mother's death, ...
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, captivating, semi serious
Plot: showbiz, ambition, rise to the top, desire for fame, musician's life, life is a bitch, music band, love and romance, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, lifestyle, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Blockbuster (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: redemption, introspection, golden years, artists and showbiz, actor's life, filmmaking, aging, elderly, hopes, unfulfillment, bittersweet, film within a film
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.5
 588
Family Hero (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A story of a cabaret in Nice called "Le perroquet bleu" ("The blue parrot"). The innkeeper, Gabriel, dies at the beginning of the movie and leave his business to his godchildren : Nino and Marianne, whom father had been taken ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: family relations, introspection, workplace, love and romance, lifestyle, wooing, nightlife, jazz, nightclub, family business, hopes, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: french riviera, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.8
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Fall to Rise (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A famous dancer is fired after an injury and thrust into the role of motherhood.
Style: contemplative, emotional, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: ambition, artists and showbiz, introspection, dancer's life, hopes, strong female presence, women, dancer
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Sex and the USA (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Thirteen year old Audrey Shaw is new to Bellweather, California and certain shell never fit in when she meets Krista Rich, the pretty, popular girl she aspires to be "or be with" shes just not sure. In a conservative California town, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexual, sexy
Audience: teens
Plot: lifestyle, society, youth, teenage life, friendship, friends, innocence lost, high school life, coming of age, teenager, sexuality, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Lisa Picard Is Famous (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A documentarian decides to follow the career of New York actress Lisa Picard, believing she is on the brink of fame. Instead, he bears witness to Lisa's continued, humorous, struggles as an actress, as well as the conflict that arises when ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: satire, rise to the top, ambition, desire for fame, workplace romance, workplace situations, filmmaking, workplace, rising to stardom, lifestyle, actor's life, best friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Blue Tooth Virgin (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two writers must face a dilemma that is common to anyone who has ever had an artistic friend: what happens when you have to give feedback, and the news isn't good? Sam, an aspiring screenwriter, and David, a successful magazine editor, have ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, best friends, ego clash, showbiz, performer's life, filmmaking, rivalry, criticism, screenwriter, magazine editor, indoor, writer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.0
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King Kelly (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Kelly strips – her best friend Jordan captures the event on her mobile phone. Kelly’s name is well known among the visitors of (in)appropriate online portals. The two teenagers digitally record anything and everything that crosses their paths ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: desire for fame, on the road, nightlife, strong sexual content, lifestyle, profanity, satire, ambition, computers and web, drugs/alcohol, friends, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%