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: filmmaking, hollywood, award, movie star, agent, party, camp, divorce, yacht, brutality, actor, showbiz, bullfighting, blackmail, ambition, producer, redheaded woman, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, extortion, talent agent, crooked sheriff, press conference, price of fame, publicist, rise to power ...
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, captivating and semi serious films with plots about hollywood, artists and showbiz, showbiz, filmmaking, ambition, actor 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), The Legend of Lylah Clare (1968), Strangers Kiss (1983). 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: sexy, realistic, serious, rough, sexual
Plot: screenwriter, female nudity, lesbian, rape, price of fame, sex scene, casting couch, film industry, misogyny, hollywood, abortion, sexism ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california
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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: hollywood, historical event, backstage, party, actress, actor, filmmaking, casting, director, film producer, film industry, movie star ...
Time: 1930s
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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: filmmaking, ambition, follow your dream, fall in love, hopes, love and romance, showbiz, buddies, friends, hollywood, artists and showbiz
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, california
⇓ 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, actor's life, filmmaking, addiction, showbiz, obsession, hollywood, blind ambition, media, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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: neo noir, retro, psychological thriller
Plot: drugs, obsession, possession, movie star, reincarnation, female psychopath, hollywood, impersonation, doppelganger, starlet, film industry, gossip columnist ...
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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: neo noir, serious, realistic, talky, touching ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, couples, realism, artists and showbiz, gangsters, actor's life, love and romance, underdog, fall in love, showbiz, love triangle ...
Time: 80s, 50s
Place: usa, california
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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, gloomy ...
Plot: christianity, hollywood, actor's life, ambition, desire for fame, relationship vs career, introspection, human spirit, artists and showbiz, society, hotshot hero, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Starstruck (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A screenwriter befriends a washed up teen idol.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sitcom
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, dull life, dark humor, friends, disorder, workplace romance, friendship, alcohol abuse, showbiz, kidnapping, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: introspection, uncover truth, death, rise and fall, ambition, life is a bitch, human nature, drug abuse, showbiz, self destructing, hollywood, skinny dipping ...
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: sexy, realistic, semi serious, sexual
Plot: hollywood, private detective, aging, womanizer, best friends, showbiz, couple relations, celebrity culture, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, celebrity, empire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, impotence, director, wedding, husband wife relationship, mentor, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, actress, blonde, infidelity, suicide ...
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, hollywood, wall street, agent
Place: new york, beverly hills, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: atmospheric, twists and turns, gloomy, stylized, serious ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, couples, love and romance, actor's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, alcohol abuse, showbiz, doppelganger, bigger dreams, drunkenness ...
Time: 1930s, 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, sexy, melancholic, rough, art house ...
Plot: filmmaking, redemption, drugs, obsession, multiple storylines, addiction, lifestyle, downfall, life is a bitch, human nature, showbiz, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: los angeles, israel, new york, middle east, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: stylized, sincere, realistic, serious, retro
Plot: filmmaking, street artist, airport, missing person, mentor protege relationship, heart attack, limousine, hospital, american abroad, sleeping pill, first love, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: rome italy, usa, italy, europe, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Black Starlet (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Girl leaves Gary, Indiana, to become a star in Hollywood.
Plot: hollywood, betrayal, movie actress, fame, female nudity, rags to riches, stripper, fortune, poverty, starlet, drugs, price of fame ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, backstage, showbiz, euthanasia, price of fame, flashback, death, marilyn monroe, star
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: serious, realistic, captivating, emotional, psychotronic ...
Plot: hollywood, society, actor's life, lifestyle, overdose, drug abuse, redemption, hopes, artists and showbiz, writer's life, starlet, cause and meaning ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: mental institution, mental breakdown, mental illness, family relations, filmmaking, hollywood, infidelity, drug abuse, fame, alienation, forced abortion, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, beverly hills, las vegas, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Dancing in September (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A black female TV producer struggles in Hollywood.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, unlikely couple, artists and showbiz, love and romance, ambition, tv show, media satire, workplace romance, americana, friendship, journalism, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: hollywood, movie star, party, rehearsal, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, divorce, agent, mental illness, marriage, photographer, miscarriage ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: japan, new york, connecticut, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: counterculture, group sex, self identity, rape, gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief), party, sex, masturbation, young man, drugs, columbia university ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: stylized, realistic, captivating, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, romance, obsession, producer, introspection, ambition, film industry, fall in love, great depression, brutality, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 1930s, 70s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, feel good, entertaining, humorous, cynical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: hollywood, friendship, showbiz, rivalry, celebrity, relationship vs career, movie star, actor's life, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, aspiring actor, desire for fame ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, ibiza, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: serious, realistic, parody, silent film
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, couples, ambition, artists and showbiz, actor's life, alcohol abuse, relationship vs career, wax museum, vaudeville, movie star, father son reunion ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Shamitabh (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A mute, aspiring actor joins forces with a man who has a powerful voice. Together they take the film industry by storm, but will their egos get in the way?
Style: thought provoking, psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: deaf mute, actor, mute, selfishness, ego clash, film industry, price of fame, movie actor, movie business, ego, movie star, ambition ...
⇓ 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: realistic, touching, sincere, captivating, semi serious
Plot: showbiz, ambition, rise to the top, desire for fame, love and romance, music band, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, rising to stardom, musician's life, terminal illness ...
Time: 70s
Place: texas, usa, 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: realistic, talky, serious, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: cancer, hollywood, father son relationship, aids, family relations, showbiz, terminal illness, infidelity, family problems, artists and showbiz, dealing with death, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.8
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Club Life (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Johnny D. is forced to take on his family's financial troubles, he turns to the Manhattan club scene to make some fast cash. As he falls under the wing of a veteran nightlife promoter, Johnny quickly rises through the ranks - but soon ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, realistic, serious
Plot: nightclub, promoter, ambition, fashion model, greed, money, ambitious man, party, nightclub owner, price of fame, desire for fame, direction and purpose ...
Time: year 2008
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, las vegas, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%