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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, downfall, crumbling marriage, 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 realistic, serious, gloomy and captivating films with plots about unfulfillment, couples, couple relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance, life is a bitch and lifestyle mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres. Some movies like Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story: Paradise Found (2003), Last Call (2002), Pandemonium (2000), Tom & Viv (1994), Lenny (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: serious, realistic
Plot: love affair, love and romance, crumbling marriage, celebrity culture, unfulfillment, obsessive quest, destiny, tragic hero, prodigy, survival, couples, ambition ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1890s
Place: europe, france, tahiti, paris france
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95%
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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: gloomy, realistic, clever, emotional, serious
Plot: split personality, ambition, prodigy, hollywood, showbiz, alcohol abuse, lifestyle, unemployment, addiction, terminal illness, filmmaking, midlife crisis ...
Place: california
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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
Plot: fall in love, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, love and romance, hopes, couple relations, rehabilitation, dysfunctional family, addiction, college, life is a bitch, dedication ...
Time: 30s, future, 1930s
Place: vermont, europe
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69%
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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: realistic, serious, atmospheric
Plot: drug abuse, friendship, addiction, betrayal, politics, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, life is a bitch, love affair, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, tragic hero ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1800s
Place: france, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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, cynical, captivating ...
Plot: filmmaking, prohibition, alcohol, addiction, friendship, hotel, couple relations, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, celebrity culture, crumbling marriage, love and romance ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 40s, 30s, 50s ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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61%
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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, sincere, realistic, emotional, serious ...
Plot: romance, writer's life, couple relations, lifestyle, infidelity, honeymoon, couples, family problems, family life, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, parents and children ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london, california
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61%
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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, showbiz, lifestyle, ambition, addiction, stand-up comedian, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: serious, emotional, sincere, realistic, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rising to stardom, destructive relationship, celebrity culture, best friends, drugs/alcohol, friends, showbiz, fall in love, crumbling marriage, musician's life, artists and showbiz, desire for fame ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
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54%
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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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: infidelity, master and servant, love and romance, romance, couples, family problems, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, sexual relations, couple relations, writer's life, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century
Place: ireland, italy, europe
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53%
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, talky, sincere
Plot: politics, kennedy family, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, campaign, family life, dishonesty, head of state, family problems, death in the family, family tradition, state affairs ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 60s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: realistic, sincere, gloomy, sexual, atmospheric ...
Plot: bar, alcohol abuse, dysfunctional family, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love and romance, love affair, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, destructive relationship, down on your luck, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france, versailles
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50%
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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: realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: dysfunctional family, lifestyle, rise to the top, couple relations, artists and showbiz, relationship vs career, writer's life, blind ambition, couples, family problems, ambition, nanny ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s ...
Place: england, europe
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50%
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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: rough, serious, tense, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: murder, drug abuse, addiction, couple relations, artists and showbiz, crimes, couples, showbiz, rise and fall, filmmaking, ambition, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, career change, wartime life, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, downfall, dishonesty, actor's life, tragic love, ambition, on the run, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, based on true events, dramatic, suspenseful ...
Plot: musician's life, artists and showbiz, addiction, society, life is a bitch, drug abuse, concert, kgb, near death experience, wiretap, love and romance, on the road ...
Time: year 1979, 20th century, 70s
Place: russia, soviet union
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45%
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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, serious, atmospheric, gloomy
Plot: unfulfillment, love and romance, celebrity culture, tragic love, lifestyle, society, couple relations, artists and showbiz, ambition, prodigy, family life, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
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44%
 7.0
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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, art, supportive spouse, rise and fall, addiction, lifestyle, self destructing, bohemian life, ambition, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, 50s, 1950s ...
Place: new york, usa, long island, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, sexual
Plot: filmmaking, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, ambition, prodigy, lifestyle
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: europe, usa
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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: emotional, captivating, stylized, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: family problems, crumbling marriage, fall in love, mentally unstable, under the surface, painter, glory, jealousy, adultery, composer, rescue attempt, lifestyle ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: denmark, europe, italy
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42%
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Song of Norway (1970)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Like the play from which it derived, the film tells of the early struggles of composer Edvard Grieg and his attempts to develop an authentic Norwegian national music. It stars Toralv Maurstad as Grieg and features an international cast including ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, captivating, 70mm film
Plot: composer, society, lifestyle, forbidden love, couples, ambition, love triangle, social differences, love and romance, power relations, rich and poor, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, norway
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40%
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: realistic, disturbing, touching, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: showbiz, actor's life, party, photo shoot, sex, playboy, life is a bitch, desire for fame, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, looking for love, infidelity ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 40s, 1940s, 1950s ...
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40%
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, sentimental
Plot: music, musician's life, latin, friends, drug abuse, showbiz, rise and fall, lifestyle, addiction, unfulfillment, performer's life, rising to stardom ...
Time: 70s, 60s
Place: usa, new york, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Sofie (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
Duration: 146 min.
Story: From 1886 to 1907 in the life of Sofie, a Jew in Copenhagen who is nearly 29, with no marital prospects, living with her loving parents
Style: serious, emotional, talky, sincere, touching ...
Plot: religions or cults, family relations, society, introspection, infidelity, couples, family problems, dishonesty, dysfunctional family, parents and children, fall in love, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: The film follows one day in the lives of the Tyrone family, each member is troubled and has been damaged by alcohol and/or drugs. In addition, they have issues with each other that lead to fights and an inability to reconcile completely with one ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, talky, depressing ...
Plot: addiction, dysfunctional family, actor, redemption, family relations, family life, actor's life, human nature, lifestyle, one day, drug abuse, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: connecticut, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.4
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Modigliani (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Romania, France, Italy
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Set in Paris in 1919, biopic centers on the life of late Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani, focusing on his last days as well as his rivalry with Pablo Picasso. Modigliani, a Jew, has fallen in love with Jeanne, a young and beautiful Catholic girl. ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, factual, melancholic ...
Plot: prodigy, life is a bitch, painter, tragic love, couple relations, tragic hero, addiction, painting, romance, artists and showbiz, artist, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 20s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.4
 556
Othello (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With freshly rechristened characters and brand-new dialogue, this British TV production of Othello is a "rethinking" of Shakespeare's play, albeit still retaining the original's power and potency. The story is set in the London ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: infidelity, love and romance, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, couple relations, interracial relations, rivalry, murder, betrayal, power relations, friends, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Bertie and Elizabeth (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The duke of York, nicknamed Bertie, was born as royal 'spare heir', younger brother to the prince of Wales, and thus expected to spend a relatively private life with his Scottish wife Elisabeth Bowes-Lyon and their daughters, in the shadow ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Plot: royal family, queen, lung cancer, state affairs, social differences, society, human spirit, couples, family life, political intrigue, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Henry VIII of England discards one wife, Katharine of Aragon, who has failed to produce a male heir, in favor of the young and beautiful Anne Boleyn.
Style: talky, realistic, serious, touching, captivating ...
Plot: british history, frame up, ambition, infidelity, king, betrayal, romance, politics, state affairs, blind ambition, couple relations, rise to the top ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 1500s, 1930s, 18th century ...
Place: england, europe, london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Payday (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A cynical look at the life of a not so nice country-western singer, Maury Dann - played by Rip Torn in one of his most memorable performances. He ruthlessly manipulates every one around him to suit his selfish needs...he even gets his limo driver to ...
Style: realistic, biting, sincere, witty, tense ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, artists and showbiz, relationship vs career, music, musician's life, drug abuse, couples, country, addiction, life is a bitch, celebrity culture ...
Time: 70s
Place: tennessee, usa
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37%
Will There Really Be a Morning? (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: This is the story of actress Frances Farmer, her struggles with mental illness and involuntary confinement in an insane asylum.
Style: gloomy, serious, emotional, realistic, captivating
Plot: mental illness, lifestyle, politics, media, writer's life, love affair, performer's life, mentally unstable, actor's life, showbiz, misfit, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%