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Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story (1987)
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Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 233 min.
Story: The true story of one of the richest women in America - heiress to the Woolworth fortune. She had vast wealth and seven husbands, but never found lasting love.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: wealth, drug abuse, couple relations, rich and poor, life is a bitch, love and romance, alcohol abuse, family life, addiction, ambition, infidelity, artists and showbiz, rise and fall, family problems, social differences, society, couples, dishonesty, rise to the top, crumbling marriage, downfall, unfulfillment, celebrity culture, tragedy, historical figure ...
Place: morocco, denmark, africa, england, europe

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Most similar movies to Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and gloomy films with plots about unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, ambition, couple relations, couples, life is a bitch and love and romance mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres. Some movies like Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story: Last Call (2002), Paradise Found (2003), My Nikifor (2004), Enid (2009), Pandemonium (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Last Call (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Renowned writer F. Scott Fitzgerald is living the last months of his life with his youthful secretary, confidant, and protégé who later wrote a memoir of their time together.
Style: serious, gloomy, contemplative, clever, emotional ...
Plot: terminal illness, midlife crisis, boss and employee, crumbling marriage, power relations, writer's life, couple relations, family in crisis, curses spells and rituals, showbiz, lifestyle, alcohol abuse ...
Place: california
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Paradise Found (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Australia, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Paradise Found is a biography about the painter Paul Gauguin. Focusing on his personal conflict between citizen life and his family life and the art scene in Frane. In an incredible imagery montage Gauguin manages to make a successful living in the ...
Style: realistic, serious, scenic, contemplative
Plot: obsessive quest, prodigy, ambition, lifestyle, survival, destiny, tragic hero, obsession, tragic love, rise and fall, love and romance, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1870s
Place: tahiti, france, europe, paris france
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75%
When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the enduring but troubled love between Lois Wilson, co-founder of Al-Anon, and her alcoholic husband Bill Wilson, co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching, melancholic
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, family problems, couple relations, couples, college graduate, obsession, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, hopes, dysfunctional family, college ...
Time: future, 30s, 1930s
Place: europe, vermont
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73%
Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 163 min.
Story: They were more than Washington wives. They were part of an American dream known as Camelot. With strength and cunning they upheld their public image by concealing their private truths. Jackie, Ethel and Joan had little choice. They were Kennedy ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, talky, contemplative
Plot: kennedy family, politics, rise to the top, introspection, americana, society, family tradition, family life, crumbling marriage, relationship vs career, ambition, state affairs ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Dorothy Parker remembers the heyday of the Algonquin Round Table, a circle of friends whose barbed wit, like hers, was fueled by alcohol and flirted with despair.
Style: witty, talky, clever, serious, realistic ...
Plot: filmmaking, alcohol, addiction, friendship, hotel, lifestyle, introspection, showbiz, rise and fall, alcohol abuse, bittersweet, strong female presence ...
Time: 1920s, 30s, 50s, 40s, 20s ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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69%
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My Nikifor (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: From his birth in 1895 through his death in 1968, the gifted Polish naïve artist Nikifor Krynicki (AKA Epifan Drowniak) lived his life and eked out a career cloaked in obscurity - a casualty of both his extreme speech impediment (his tongue was ...
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, serious, gloomy
Plot: ambition, prodigy, couples, tragic love, family life, society, lifestyle, celebrity culture, couple relations, love and romance, isolation, art ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
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60%
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Enid (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Edwardian child Enid Blyton begins to tell stories to her brothers as an escape from their parents' rows before the father deserts the family...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: dysfunctional family, rise to the top, relationship vs career, nanny, ambition, couples, family problems, couple relations, writer's life, lifestyle, bad mother, second marriage ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s, 1950s, 1940s ...
Place: england, europe
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59%
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Pandemonium (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Set in England during the early 19th century, Pandaemonium evokes late-1960s America in its depiction of the relationship between Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Linus Roach) and William Wordsworth (John Hannah). Instead of going to Vietnam, Wordsworth ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: friendship, addiction, drug abuse, politics, betrayal, prodigy, writer's life, lifestyle, rise and fall, tragic love, tragic hero, idealism ...
Time: 18th century, 1800s, 1790s
Place: england, france, europe
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58%
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Tom & Viv (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of the marriage of the poet TS Eliot to socialite Vivienne Haigh-Wood, which had to cope with her gynaeological and emotional problems and his growing fame.
Style: psychological, realistic, contemplative, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: unfulfillment, family problems, family life, couples, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, writer's life, couple relations, parents and children, artists and showbiz, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london, california
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57%
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Rated X (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Jim and Artie Mitchell, two brothers who entered the porn industry in the early 60's. After creating such legendary porn films as "Behind the Green Door" and "Inside Marily Chambers", they later ...
Style: tense, cynical, sexy, psychological, intense ...
Plot: murder, pornographer, drug abuse, addiction, ambition, filmmaking, rise and fall, showbiz, life is a bitch, pornography, porn industry, lust ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Jayne Mansfield Story (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The gaudy rise and dizzy fall of the last great Hollywood blonde bombshell: Jayne Mansfield.
Style: emotional, uplifting, captivating, realistic, touching ...
Plot: publicity, bittersweet, artists and showbiz, love and romance, unfulfillment, feminism, ambition, celebrity culture, desire for fame, rich and poor, power relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
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55%
Teamster Boss: The Jackie Presser Story (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rise of Jackie Presser to President of the Teamster Union.
Style: realistic, sincere, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: labor union, life is a bitch, fighting the system, heroes, state affairs, gangsters, workplace situations, rise to the top, tough heroes, blind ambition, unfulfillment, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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54%
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Whitney (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Chronicles Whitney Houston's rise to fame and turbulent relationship with husband Bobby Brown.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, sincere
Audience: girls' night
Plot: music, musician's life, rising to stardom, showbiz, addiction, couple relations, desire for fame, celebrity culture, ambition, fall in love, price of fame, pop star ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Vysotsky: Thank God I'm Alive (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Russian poet, singer and actor Vladimir Vysotsky was an idol of the 1970s and '80s. In 1980, at the age of 42, he passed away during the Moscow Olympic Games. This is the story of his last great love as handed down to his son from a family ...
Style: realistic, serious, dramatic, based on true events, emotional ...
Plot: musician's life, artists and showbiz, society, addiction, life is a bitch, drug abuse, kgb, near death experience, concert, wiretap, on the road, love and romance ...
Time: year 1979, 20th century, 70s
Place: russia, soviet union
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53%
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Lenny (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of acerbic 1960s comic Lenny Bruce, whose groundbreaking, no-holds-barred style and social commentary was often deemed by the Establisment as too obscene for the public.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, rough, atmospheric ...
Plot: rise and fall, against the rules, civil rights, stripper, drug abuse, fighting the system, ambition, showbiz, lifestyle, addiction, stand-up comedian, rising to stardom ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Amazing Howard Hughes (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 215 min.
Story: The Amazing Howard Hughes is a 1977 television movie about American aviation pioneer and filmmaker Howard Hughes, based on the book by Hughes' business partner Noah Dietrich. The film starred Tommy Lee Jones, Ed Flanders, and Tovah Feldshuh.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: artists and showbiz, adventure, unfulfillment, car chase, lifestyle, misfit, adventurer, ambition, obsession, mentally unstable, hollywood, prodigy ...
Time: 20th century
Place: california, usa
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50%
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Betty (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When Betty is caught en flagrante, her bourgeois in-laws and husband force a divorce settlement upon her and bar her from seeing her two daughters. She is rescued from an alcoholic stupor by Laure, a middle-aged woman who takes Betty to her hotel ...
Style: sincere, atmospheric, gloomy, psychological, serious ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, bar, dishonesty, couples, human nature, mentally unstable, strong female presence, dysfunctional family, lifestyle, society, hotel, infidelity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, versailles, paris france
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50%
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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: artist, painting, painter, bohemian life, art, supportive spouse, rise and fall, addiction, self destructing, lifestyle, alcohol abuse, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 50s, 40s, 1950s ...
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An adaptation of Barbara Gordon's nonfiction account of her addiction to Valium.
Style: realistic, gloomy, serious, sincere
Plot: drug abuse, filmmaking, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, rehabilitation, addiction, down on your luck, misfit, junkie, valium, drug addiction, drug addict
Time: 80s
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48%
Norma Jean & Marilyn (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 139 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: contemplative, psychological, gloomy, touching, serious ...
Plot: actor's life, showbiz, sex, photo shoot, party, playboy, infidelity, looking for love, innocence lost, couples, couple relations, tragic hero ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 60s, 1960s, 1950s ...
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47%
The Crooked E: The Unshredded Truth About Enron (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Brian Cruver, an ambitious 26-year-old lands a job at Enron. As he assimilates to the company's get-rich-quick mantra, spending sprees and wild corporate "gatherings" become the norm. But when Enron files for bankruptcy, Cruver ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, biting, talky
Plot: fighting the system, rise and fall, uncover truth, rise to the top, ambition, boss and employee, power relations, whistleblower, workplace, opposites attract, love and romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
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The Deal (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It is approaching an election in the UK when the leader of the Labour party, John Smith, suffers another in a line of heart attacks and dies. With the leadership campaign about to start the clear choice appears to be Gordon Brown, a stanch Scotsman. ...
Style: realistic, serious, clever, talky, sincere ...
Plot: politics, rise to the top, leadership, ambition, state affairs, betrayal, campaign, society, friendship, political intrigue, political corruption, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: england
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45%
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Wild Blood (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The story of two renowned actors of Fascist cinema, Luisa Ferida and Osvaldo Valenti, who were supporters of the Salò Republic. Accused of collaboration and torture, they were shot by the Partisans after the country was liberated.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: fascism, artists and showbiz, wartime life, desire for fame, career change, tragic love, downfall, rising to stardom, sexual relations, ambition, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century
Place: italy
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45%
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Pinero (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: "Piñero" tells the story of the explosive life of a Latino icon, the poet-playwright-actor Miguel Piñero, whose urban poetry is recognized as a pre-cursor to rap and hip-hop. After doing time in hard-core Sing-Sing for petty thefts and ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, disturbing, factual ...
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, lifestyle, rise and fall, ambition, rising to stardom, human nature, couple relations, celebrity culture, life is a bitch, society, down on your luck ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, puerto rico, lower east side manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
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43%
Burton and Taylor (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: TV drama based on Richard Burton's diaries, about his last performance in 1983 with ex-wife Elizabeth Taylor. They meet after several years and he agrees to her suggestion that they star in a stage revival on Broadway of Noel Coward's ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, captivating
Plot: couple relations, artists and showbiz, couples, actor's life, celebrity culture, hollywood, love, love and romance, love affair, lifestyle, showbiz, fight ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
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43%
King of Salsa (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The rise and fall of salsa singer, Héctor Lavoe (1946-1993), as told from the perspective of his wife Puchi, who looks back from 2002.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, disturbing, sentimental
Plot: music, musician's life, artists and showbiz, showbiz, ambition, romance, lifestyle, dancing, life is a bitch, rise and fall, drug abuse, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 60s
Place: usa, puerto rico, new york
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43%
Double Standard (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The true story of a judge who lives a double life, and stays married to two women for more than 15 years. While one knows nothing of the other, his second wife doesn't care that he is married already as long as he comes home to her as well. ...
Style: realistic, sexual, serious, captivating
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, couples, dishonesty, love triangle, infidelity, injustice, bigamy, judge, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s
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42%
Marie Krøyer (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Marie Krøyer is hailed as “the most beautiful woman in Europe” and leads a happy marriage life with her husband the great Danish painter P.S. Krøyer and an adorable daughter. However, not everything in her world is as perfect as it seems, and ...
Style: captivating, stylized, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: family problems, mentally unstable, under the surface, crumbling marriage, fall in love, painter, adultery, jealousy, rescue attempt, composer, glory, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: denmark, europe, italy
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41%
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Star 80 (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Paul Snider is a narcissistic, small time hustler who fancies himself a ladies man. His life changes when he meets Dorothy Stratten working behind the counter of a Dairy Queen.
Style: disturbing, serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rise and fall, fame, obsession, murder, crimes of passion, deadly, couple relations, playboy, showbiz, fall in love, family problems, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 80s
Place: vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Best (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The life story of former Manchester United football legend, George Best.
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, serious
Plot: athlete's life, ambition, rising to stardom, celebrity culture, sport team, rivalry, sport, life is a bitch, professional sports, football player, drugs/alcohol, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, england, manchester england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%