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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: 282 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, alcohol abuse, tragedy, historical figure, hedonism, addiction, rich and poor, family life, love and romance, life is a bitch, rise to the top, couples, social differences, society, infidelity, ambition, family problems, rise and fall, crumbling marriage, drug abuse, downfall, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, couple relations ...
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 realistic, serious, gloomy and sincere films with plots about unfulfillment, ambition, artists and showbiz, couples, couple relations, life is a bitch and lifestyle mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres. Some movies like Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story: Last Call (2002), Paradise Found (2003), Enid (2009), Pandemonium (2000), My Nikifor (2004). 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: realistic, serious, clever, emotional, spiritual ...
Plot: prodigy, ambition, split personality, mental illness, terminal illness, family problems, love and romance, couples, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, showbiz ...
Place: california
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95%
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, family tradition, ambition, state affairs, society, crumbling marriage, head of state, americana, family life ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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: painter, obsessive quest, prodigy, lifestyle, survival, ambition, tragic hero, rise and fall, love and romance, life is a bitch, obsession, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1870s
Place: tahiti, paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: sexy, talky, witty, clever, enigmatic ...
Plot: writers, loveless marriage, female nudity, poetry, prohibition, addiction, friendship, hotel, nudity (full frontal - brief), adultery, nude girl, voyeur ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, victorian era, 50s ...
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, nanny, novelist, relationship vs career, rise to the top, couple relations, writer's life, couples, family problems, lifestyle, ambition, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century, 50s, 1910s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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, betrayal, politics, addiction, drug abuse, prodigy, tragic hero, rise and fall, lifestyle, writer's life, tragic love, life is a bitch ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 19th century, 1790s
Place: france, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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, serious, captivating, atmospheric, gloomy
Plot: art, ambition, prodigy, love and romance, society, lifestyle, family life, couple relations, tragic love, celebrity culture, couples, isolation ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, captivating, dramatic, suspenseful ...
Plot: drug addiction, musician's life, artists and showbiz, society, addiction, life is a bitch, kgb, drug abuse, wiretap, songwriter, actor, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979, 80s
Place: ussr, russia
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55%
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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: psychological, sexy, intense, cynical, tense ...
Plot: murder, drug abuse, addiction, lust, rags to riches, greed, filmmaking, ambition, showbiz, rise and fall, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
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54%
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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: romantic, sexy, psychological, visually appealing, harsh ...
Plot: writers, marriage, love, poet, nobel prize winner, mental disorder, life, melancholy, guilt, creativity, redemption, sexualized violence ...
Time: 1930s, victorian era, 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: serious, realistic, sincere, suspenseful, rough
Plot: gangsters, labor union, tough heroes, workplace situations, political intrigue, political corruption, ambition, rise and fall, society, life is a bitch, state affairs, rise to the top ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: alcohol abuse, alcoholics anonymous, obsession, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, family problems, college graduate, couples, world war one, addiction, rehabilitation ...
Time: future, 1930s, year 1951, 1910s, 1920s
Place: vermont, europe, washington d.c., canada, brooklyn new york city
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51%
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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, atmospheric, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: drug addiction, judaism, fighting the system, stand up comedian, addiction, drug abuse, civil rights, against the rules, rise and fall, lifestyle, ambition, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Polanski Unauthorized (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An unauthorized chronicle of the life of Roman Polanski.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: ambition, prodigy, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, lifestyle, celebrity culture, unfulfillment
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: realistic, emotional, serious, touching, sincere
Audience: girls' night
Plot: musician's life, rising to stardom, music, showbiz, couple relations, celebrity culture, addiction, fall in love, desire for fame, ambition, price of fame, pop star ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: realistic, serious, captivating, uplifting, touching ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: hollywood, actor's life, publicity, movie business, publicity stunt, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, rise and fall, unfulfillment, love and romance, ambition, lifestyle ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: sexy, serious, realistic, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: girl, alcohol abuse, performer's life, strong female presence, hotel, down on your luck, dysfunctional family, infidelity, friendship, destructive relationship, human nature, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.0
 28K
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: emotional, inspirational, intellectual, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: painter, artist, art, painting, alcohol abuse, addiction, genius, bohemian life, supportive spouse, rise and fall, lifestyle, self destructing ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, year 1950, year 1941 ...
Place: new york, usa, long island, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: realistic, serious, sentimental
Plot: aviation, hollywood, aviator, power relations, car chase, lifestyle, adventure, mentally unstable, adventurer, unfulfillment, prodigy, rise to the top ...
Time: 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: thought provoking, realistic, serious, gloomy, sincere
Plot: drug abuse, filmmaking, life is a bitch, rehabilitation, misfit, artists and showbiz, down on your luck, addiction, drug addiction, drug addict, junkie, valium
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Tommy Cooper: Not Like That, Like This (2014)
Genre: Biography
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The life and times of Tommy Cooper
Style: captivating, stylized, realistic, serious
Plot: ambition, performer's life, love triangle, infidelity, artists and showbiz, couples, couple relations, workplace romance, alcohol abuse, magic
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: tense, realistic, serious, political, suspense ...
Plot: corporate crime, uncover truth, fighting the system, rise to the top, ambition, rise and fall, whistleblower, power relations, boss and employee, rich and poor, couple relations, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: austin texas
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44%
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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: clever, serious, realistic, political, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, ambition, leadership, rise to the top, friendship, betrayal, political intrigue, state affairs, dishonesty, political corruption, campaign, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 80s
Place: england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Rudy: The Rudy Giuliani Story (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Biographic movie of the witty, overachieving, hot-tempered Rudy Giuliani, spanning from his rising days as a New York district attorney in the early 1980s to his marriage to part-time actress Donna Hanover, to his candidacy for mayor of New York ...
Style: sincere, uplifting, serious, realistic
Plot: infidelity, politics, relationship vs career, leadership, ambition, rise to the top, state affairs, society, crumbling marriage, couples, city life, mayor ...
Time: september 11 2001, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Norma Jean & Marilyn (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 135 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: touching, gloomy, disturbing, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: actress, playboy, female protagonist, john f. kennedy, hollywood, lgbt, nudity (full frontal - brief), actor's life, showbiz, celebrity, life is a bitch, lifestyle ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Nora (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, Italy, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1904, in Dublin, James Joyce chats up Nora Barnacle, a hotel maid recently come from Galway. She enchants him with her frank, direct and uninhibited manner, and before long, he's convinced her to come with him to Trieste, where he has a job ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, sentimental, sexy ...
Plot: novelist, love affair, writer's life, lifestyle, family problems, romance, society, love triangle, couple relations, artists and showbiz, sexual relations, writers ...
Time: victorian era, edwardian era, 20th century, 1910s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
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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: sexy, serious, realistic, touching, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, career change, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, wartime life, life is a bitch, on the run, love and romance, unfulfillment, dishonesty, downfall, rising to stardom ...
Time: 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
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Star 80 (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
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, stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: playboy, murder, obsession, crimes of passion, jealous husband, fame, rise and fall, movie business, nudity (full frontal - brief), couple relations, female nudity, nude model ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1978
Place: california, vancouver, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: disturbing, intense, stylized, factual, sincere ...
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, writers, lifestyle, ambition, rising to stardom, rise and fall, drug addiction, society, life is a bitch, celebrity culture, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, puerto rico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, captivating, serious, emotional
Plot: athlete's life, rising to stardom, ambition, sport team, sport, life is a bitch, rivalry, celebrity culture, professional sports, football player, football, unfulfillment ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 90s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, england, northern england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%