Movies like Podium

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Podium (2004)
 6.3
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Podium (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bernand Fréderic is a mediocre bank executive. He's married and have a son. He used to have antother profession: to be French star Claude Francois. Now, with the Imitators Gala Night coming up, he must choose between his wife or the only thing that makes him fully happy: the applause.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, surprise ending
Plot: friends, contests and competitions, performer's life, lookalikes, dull life, ambition, obsessive quest, artists and showbiz, family problems, couples, musician's life, lifestyle, buddies, crumbling marriage, rivalry, unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse, desire for fame, celebrity culture, showbiz, love, dog, friendship, suicide attempt, jealousy ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe

Most similar movies to Podium

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, lifestyle, ambition, showbiz, friends, music and celebrity culture mostly in Comedy, Music and Drama genres. Some movies like Podium: Having a Wild Weekend (1965), Killing Bono (2011), Stars 80 (2012), Spice World (1997), Nodame Cantabile: The Movie I (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Having a Wild Weekend (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dinah (Barbara Ferris) is a famous model and actress who is getting tired of life in the limelight and wants to take a break. While shooting a commercial spot for meat, she meets Steve (Dave Clark), a stuntman. Dinah and Steve hit it off and decide ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, clever, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: media satire, desire for fame, musician's life, friends, friendship, music band, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, music, rising to stardom, performer's life ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.4
 6K
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, witty
Plot: rivalry, desire for fame, follow your dream, friends, teenage life, teenage boy, brother brother relationship, celebrity culture, music band, band, lifestyle, musician's life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 5.2
 638
Stars 80 (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Die-hard fans of the 1980s, Vincent and Antoine run a company that supplies doubles of faded stars throughout the whole of France. What starts out as a promising business venture ends up as a calamity when Vincent and Antoine have over forty ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: follow your dream, misfit partners, artists and showbiz, escapades, obsessive quest, hopes, performer's life, ambition, friends, lifestyle, showbiz, against the odds ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 3.5
 32K
Spice World (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film follows the Spice Girls and their entourage (mostly fictional characters) - manager Clifford, his assistant Deborah, filmmaker Piers (who is trying to shoot a documentary on "the real Spice Girls") and others in their everyday ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: music, media, bus, desire for fame, music band, friendship, performer's life, celebrity culture, on the road, paparazzi, disorder, concert ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: london, england, europe, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Nodame Cantabile: The Movie I (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Following the success of the popular Japanese romantic comedy drama, NODAME CANTABILE: THE MOVIE hits the big screen! Hiroshi Tamaki and Juri Ueno reprise in their roles and continue their love for music and their pursuit for their ambitions. Chiaki ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: couple relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance, musician's life, performer's life, lifestyle, youth, rivalry, underdog, romance, blind ambition, music ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.3
 878
Body Slam (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: M. Harry Smilac is a down-on-his-luck music manager who is having a hard time attracting talent and booking gigs for his band, Kicks (The most recent of the gigs is a Dairy Queen opening!!). When making arrangements for a campaign fund-raiser, he ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sport, showbiz, rivalry, music band, ambition, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, down on your luck, performer's life, musician's life, athlete's life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Fun in Acapulco (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mike works on a boat in Acapulco. When the bratty daughter of the boat owner gets him fired, Mike must find new work. Little boy Rauol helps him get a job as a lifeguard and singer at a local hotel. Clashes abound when Mike runs into the rival ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: rivalry, fall in love, unfulfilled love, follow your dream, performer's life, romance, unfulfillment, music, babies and infants, destructive relationship, celebrity culture, oldies ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, biting ...
Plot: punk, nightlife, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians, desire for fame, musician's life, celebrity culture, unfulfillment, buddies, teenage life, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The story of the rise and fall of the Pre-Fab Four.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, absurd, clever ...
Plot: parody, music, rising to stardom, musician's life, media, music band, partners, buddies, celebrity culture, journalism, lifestyle, rise and fall ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
ABBA: The Movie (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Sweden, Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Movie detailing ABBA's mega-successful tour of Australia during mid-1977. While it mostly contains back-stage footage and as well as ABBA's famous songs such as "Dancing Queen", "Tiger", "Name of the Game" and ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Plot: showbiz, music band, music, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, media, obsessive quest, radio dj, radio show, lifestyle, interview, disco ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: australia, melbourne australia, sydney australia, adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Thank God It's Friday (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: It's Friday and everyone is going to the hot new disco. The Commodore's are scheduled to play if Floyd shows up with the instruments and Nicole dreams of becoming a disco star. Other characters are there to win the dance contest, or to put ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: nightclub, disco, music, womanizer, friends, lifestyle, couples, nightlife, rising to stardom, love and romance, contests and competitions, follow your dream ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
My Boyfriend's Back (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A female singing group from the '60s reunites for a TV special.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: reunion, girl group, unfulfillment, musician's life, performer's life, partners, buddies, couples, showbiz, rise and fall, lifestyle, ambition ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Grace of My Heart (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An aspiring singer, Denise Waverly/Edna Buxton, sacrifices her own singing career to write hit songs that launch the careers of other singers. The film follows her life from her first break, through the pain of rejection from the recording industry ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: songwriter, music, friends, showbiz, musician's life, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz, love and romance, destructive relationship, gays and lesbians, couple relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s, 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.6
 964
Svengali (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Svengali tells the story of Dixie, a postman from South Wales, and a music fanatic. All his life he’s dreamed of discovering a great band and then one day, trawling through YouTube, he finds them… ‘The Premature Congratulations’. He hunts ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, sincere
Plot: hopes, follow your dream, music band, ambition, artists and showbiz, relationship vs career, music, desire for fame, music industry, showbiz, misfit, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Jean-Philippe (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Music
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: offbeat, semi serious, humorous, witty
Plot: bowling, friendship, obsession, ambition, rock, collector, life turned upside down, friends, attic, parallel world, imaginary, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Tomorrow's Another Day (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Such an inconsequential event - the unfortunate purchase of a package of cling film - reveals the character and behavior of a small group of individuals caught up in the chaos of today's society. Though it creates arguments and inner ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, clever, humorous, offbeat
Plot: friendship, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, lifestyle, human nature, friends, couple relations, couples, trousers, paranoia, husband wife relationship, cellist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Where's Firuze? (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Turkey
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Having failed incredibly many times in attempts to find a big talent and to be rich, the two producers and their only two contracted singers struggle to clean their debts and make their dreams come true, no matter what happens. Being in a tight ...
Style: witty, feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: musician's life, folk, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, fall in love, rising to stardom, lifestyle, showbiz, buddies, partners, disorder, model ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
 750
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, semi serious, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: music, addiction, aging, showbiz, music band, infidelity, rock, friends, couples, buddies, ambition, midlife crisis ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 6.3
 1K
2gether (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Story: A movie that spoofs boy bands like N*Sync, New Kids on the Block, Backstreet Boys, etc. It's the boy band version of Spinal Tap!
Style: feel good, witty, not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: celebrity culture, music, musician's life, nothing goes right, rock, media, relationship vs career, rise to the top, performer's life, media satire, desire for fame, rising to stardom ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Electric Apricot (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Electric Apricot is a spoof of jam bands centered around the band, Electric Apricot, in the style of "This Is Spinal Tap"
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, cynical
Plot: music, disorder, partners, buddies, filmmaking, heavy metal, rock, performer's life, artists and showbiz, musician's life, holy grail, on the road ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.8
 325
Elephant Parts (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Winner of the first video Grammy Award, Michael Nesmith (The Monkees) wrote and starred in Elephant Parts, a collection of comedy and music videos using money he inherited from his mother, the inventor of Liquid Paper. Elephant Parts is one hour ...
Style: offbeat, witty, realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: lifestyle, artists and showbiz, musician's life, performer's life, celebrity culture, goofy hero, parody, disorder, society, showbiz, hospital, pirate ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.2
 8K
CB4 (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A "rockumentary", covering the rise to fame of MC Gusto, Stab Master Arson, and Dead Mike: members of the rap group "CB4". We soon learn that these three are not what they seem and don't apear to know as much about rap music ...
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, not serious, satirical ...
Plot: hip hop, wheelchair, jeep, parody, music, friends, drugs/alcohol, rivalry, ambition, arson, music band, rise and fall ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
That Thing You Do! (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.
Style: humorous, sentimental, sincere, light, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: music, showbiz, recording studio, drummer, friendship, rising to stardom, ambition, celebrity culture, rise and fall, fame, musician's life, music band ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 3K
The Monkees (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Monkees is an American situation comedy that aired on NBC from September 1966 to March 1968. The series follows the adventures of four young men trying to make a name for themselves as rock 'n roll singers. The show introduced a number of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sentimental, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, music, celebrity culture, friendship, music band, frame up, tv show, cult, showbiz, lifestyle, desire for fame, musician's life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.3
 3K
Undiscovered (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of aspiring entertainers try to establish careers for themselves in the city of Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, musician's life, desire for fame, music, rising to stardom, music band, showbiz, relationship vs career, friends, love triangle, fall in love, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new york, jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.2
 1K
Roadie (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young Texas good ol' boy has a knack with electronic equipment, and that talent gets him a job as a roadie with a raucous traveling rock-and-roll show.
Style: realistic, offbeat, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: on the road, rock music, showbiz, rock, ambition, disorder, lifestyle, misfit, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, love and romance, obsessive quest ...
Time: 70s
Place: cross country, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
These Old Broads (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: "These Old Broads" is a 2001 television film written by Carrie Fisher and starring her mother Debbie Reynolds, as well as Shirley MacLaine, Joan Collins, and Elizabeth Taylor in her final starring film role. Network television executive ...
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, biting, realistic ...
Plot: reunion, showbiz, artists and showbiz, love and romance, unlikely couple, contests and competitions, ambition, rise and fall, lifestyle, aging, actor's life, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
American Dreamz (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The new season of "American Dreamz," the wildly popular television singing contest, has captured the country's attention, as the competition looks to be between a young Midwestern gal (Moore) and a showtunes-loving young man from ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Plot: music, desire for fame, white house, terrorism, contests and competitions, rising to stardom, disorder, tv show, state affairs, showbiz, fish out of water, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, ohio, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Janky Promoters (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two shady concert promoters get into hot water when their chance to book a superstar rapper goes awry.
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, disorder, artists and showbiz, showbiz, partners, nothing goes right, performer's life, celebrity culture, lifestyle, father son relationship, financial problem, bigger dreams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Once in a Lifetime (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Mona Bergström is a sweet eurovision-obsessed woman in her 30's. She is married to a lazy husband and have 4 children, all named after her favorite Swedish eurovision popstars. Her brother is a crossdressing guy selftitled "Candy ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: aids, cerebral palsy, personal assistant, music, rising to stardom, desire for fame, obsession, ambition, lifestyle, showbiz, moral dilemma, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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