Movies like The Oscar

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The Oscar (1966)
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The Oscar (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Snotty Hollywood actor becomes even more full of himself after he's nominated for Best actor at the Academy Awards.
Style: cult film
Plot: hollywood, award, movie star, agent, party, camp, brutality, actor, divorce, yacht, ambition, bullfighting, blackmail, producer, filmmaking, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, extortion, redheaded woman, showbiz, price of fame, rolls royce, rise to power, public relations, standing ovation, show business ...
Place: new york, tijuana mexico

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Most similar movies to The Oscar

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, semi serious and captivating films with plots about hollywood, artists and showbiz, showbiz, filmmaking, actor, ambition and couples mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres. Some movies like The Oscar: The Lonely Lady (1983), The Scarlett O'Hara War (1980), An American in Hollywood (2014), Strangers Kiss (1983), The Legend of Lylah Clare (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Lonely Lady (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young screenwriter allows others to exploit her in the hopes of "making it" in Hollywood.
Style: rough, sexual, sexy, serious, realistic
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, betrayal, screenwriter, writers, mental illness, filmmaking, couples, crumbling marriage, rise to the top, misfit, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
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95%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 ⇓
76%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Strangers Kiss (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: To help his actress girlfriend regain her confidence a Hollywood bigshot bankrolls a small budget film being made by a first-time producer and director pair. Despite the hand-to-mouth way it has to be made the film starts to come good, as does the ...
Style: talky, contemplative, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, gangsters, love and romance, couples, realism, actor's life, underdog, love triangle, showbiz, fall in love ...
Time: 80s, 1950s, 50s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 ⇓
67%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Starstruck (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A screenwriter befriends a washed up teen idol.
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hollywood, kidnapping, graphic violence, dark humor, dull life, filmmaking, disorder, drug abuse, workplace romance, down on your luck, cons and scams, addiction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Ivans xtc. (To Live and Die in Hollywood) (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Update on Leo Tolstoy's "The Death of Ivan Ilyich," set in contemporary Hollywood.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: hollywood, death, introspection, uncover truth, ambition, rise and fall, showbiz, human nature, drug abuse, life is a bitch, self destructing, self destruction ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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Harlow (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Loosely based biography of 1930s star Jean Harlow as she begins her climb to stardom. One of two "Harlow" film biographies that appeared in 1965, this one stars Carol Lynley in the title role that begins as Jean Harlow, a bit player in ...
Plot: hollywood, movie star, infidelity, friendship between women, music box, suicide, family relations, female friendship, impotence, wedding, actress, stepfather stepdaughter relationship ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Redlight Greenlight (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After 10 years of toil, a moral, determined and penniless agent trainee is given his only and last opportunity to make agent. Standing in his way; a 24 hour time frame, Hollywood's most amoral, hyper ambitious and successful agent deciding his ...
Plot: business, agent, hollywood, wall street
Place: manhattan new york city, beverly hills, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Stand-ins (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Six women who came to Hollywood with the dream of becoming famous find themselves working as stand-ins for the glamorous stars of the late 1930s. Gathering for a birthday celebration at their local watering hole, they introduce a new member to the ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: hollywood, bar, filmmaking, couples, love and romance, actor's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, alcohol abuse, showbiz, doppelganger, hollywood sign ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1937, pre world war two
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Dangerous Game (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A New York film director, working on his latest movie in Los Angeles, begins to reflect the actions in his movie and real life, especially when he begins an affair with the lead actress.
Style: psychological, rough, art house, melancholic, gloomy ...
Plot: filmmaking, obsession, addiction, lifestyle, redemption, life is a bitch, downfall, showbiz, human nature, husband wife relationship, drugs, divorce ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: israel, los angeles, california, middle east, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Black Starlet (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Girl leaves Gary, Indiana, to become a star in Hollywood.
Plot: hollywood, betrayal, poverty, drugs, star, fortune, price of fame, rags to riches, starlet, casting couch, movie actress, stripper ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Two Weeks in Another Town (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A recovering alcoholic film director tries for a comeback in Rome.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, sincere
Plot: filmmaking, ambition, sanitarium, alcohol abuse, showbiz, workplace intrigue, rivalry, downfall, desire for fame, ego clash, artists and showbiz, unsupportive coworkers ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, usa, europe, connecticut, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Goodnight, Sweet Marilyn (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The supposed story of superstar Marilyn Monroe's death...as told by a "friend" of hers. Watch flashbacks from "Goodbye Norma Jean" as it leads up to the night when Marilyn Monroe died.
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: hollywood, death, euthanasia, flashback, star, price of fame, showbiz, backstage, marilyn monroe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 ⇓
38%
Three Rooms in Manhattan (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When his wife leaves him, a young French actor, François Combe, moves to New York to work for a television company. One evening, he meets an attractive young woman, Kay Larsi, in a bar.
Plot: passion, hollywood, telegram
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Play It As It Lays (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Hollywood actress undergoes a psychic breakdown and recalls the traumatic events which led to her stay at a sanitarium.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: mental institution, hollywood, infidelity, family relations, filmmaking, mental breakdown, mental illness, love and romance, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians, couples ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, beverly hills, las vegas, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 ⇓
36%
The Magic Garden of Stanley Sweetheart (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on a semi-autobiographical novel by Robert T. Westbrook, the movie is about 23 year old Columbia University dropout (Stanley Sweetheart) who seeks his identity during the sexual revolution.
Style: cult film, underground film
Plot: group sex, film within a film, red pubic hair, young man, party, sex, masturbation, drugs, college student, body painting, nudity (full frontal - brief), counterculture ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Last Tycoon (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: F.Scott Fitzgerald's novel is brought to life in this story of a movie producer slowly working himself to death.
Style: realistic, stylized, captivating, sentimental, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, romance, producer, introspection, ambition, obsession, film industry, fall in love, great depression, unfulfillment, rise to the top ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 ⇓
33%
September 30, 1955 (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Rebel. Icon. Legend. James Dean’s untimely death on September 30, 1955, shocked the world and helped define an entire generation. This gripping drama chronicles the reactions of an Arkansas college town to the tragedy and focuses on Jimmy J., a ...
Plot: actor, suburbs, movie star, autumn, fandom, death
Time: 1950s, 50s, year 1955
Place: arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Entourage (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Movie star Vincent Chase, together with his boys, Eric, Turtle and Johnny, are back…and back in business with super agent-turned-studio head Ari Gold. Some of their ambitions have changed, but the bond between them remains strong as they navigate ...
Style: sexy, humorous, feel good, cynical, not serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: hollywood, friendship, showbiz, alcohol, rivalry, show business, relationship vs career, celebrity, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, actor's life, movie star ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, london, ibiza ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 ⇓
32%
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I'm Losing You (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A wealthy businessman Perry Krohn attempts to juggle the needs of his dedicated wife, demanding mistress and grown children while facing his own certain death from lung cancer.
Style: talky, realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: cancer, hollywood, family relations, aids, infidelity, terminal illness, showbiz, family problems, family life, family in crisis, artists and showbiz, dealing with death ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.9
 249K
Boogie Nights (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Set in 1977, back when sex was safe, pleasure was a business and business was booming, idealistic porn producer Jack Horner aspires to elevate his craft to an art form. Horner discovers Eddie Adams, a hot young talent working as a busboy in a ...
Style: captivating, touching, sentimental, stylized, talky ...
Plot: pornography, porn industry, drug abuse, rise and fall, sex, cocaine, drugs, addiction, strong sexual content, fame, lifestyle, showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%