Movies like Pop World

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Pop World (2005)
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Pop World (2005)
Original name: Popsa
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Russia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: 18-year old girl, called Slavka, born in a small northern town, comes to Moscow - to become a singer or a real pop-star. She got no cash, but just the business card of one of the most famous music producer, called Larisa. But Slavka appears to be quite pushy, and gets herself on board Larisa. And suddenly psycho shock happens - 48-year old Larisa recognizes herself and her own youth in a teen age Slavka, who has the same fighter's nature...
Plot: restaurant, lottery, girl, producer, pop music, park, railway station, taxi, one against many, street

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, stylized and touching films with plots about love and romance, music, artists and showbiz, society, couples, life is a bitch and ambition mostly in Drama, Musical and Romance genres. Some movies like Pop World: The Moving Creatures (2013), The New Adventures of Heidi (1978), It Couldn't Happen Here (1987), Hipsters (2008), Vanechka (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Moving Creatures (2013)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three families, in three different situations, have to deal with a sudden change in their lives, caused by a loss or a re encounter. Three mothers sing their love for their children while facing difficult times. A film about affection on the borders ...
Plot: pedophilia, loss of son, anthology, suicide, recording studio, restaurant, park, singing, death, mother son relationship
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The New Adventures of Heidi (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Heidi leaves the mountains of Switzerland for a trip to New York City.
Plot: blindness, convent, nun, operation, girl, snow, christmas, restaurant, mother superior
Place: alps, switzerland
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61%
It Couldn't Happen Here (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Pet Shop Boys Chris Lowe and Neil Tennant embark upon a journey across England - but which England? Is it the half-remembered England of their childhoods, or the brutal reality of Mrs Thatcher's late-eighties England? Along the way they come ...
Plot: jukebox, phone booth, breakfast, fortune teller, shopkeeper, bed and breakfast, landlady, pop music, restaurant, absurdism, beach, pier ...
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Hipsters (2008)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In this hit Russian musical, a group of friends flaunts Soviet authority in 1950s Moscow by embracing jazz. When Communist Mels falls for Polly, a free-spirited jazz fan, he risks losing his party membership by associating with her rebellious crew.
Style: stylized, captivating, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: youth, politics, counterculture, love and romance, rock, rebellion, adoption, state affairs, subculture, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, communism, dance ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: moscow russia, soviet union
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Vanechka (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young girl dreaming to become an actress goes through hell with an orphan baby on her hands. The whole world seems to be against her. She meets the love of her life when there is no one to stand by her.
Plot: crying girl, taxi driver, car, children, sleeping, sleeping in a car, priest, kidnapping, strike, love, newspaper, adoption ...
Place: moscow russia
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Cabaret (1972)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Inside the Kit Kat Club of 1931 Berlin, starry-eyed singer Sally Bowles and an impish emcee sound the clarion call to decadent fun, while outside a certain political party grows into a brutal force.
Style: stylized, sentimental, serious, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: cabaret, political unrest, transvestism, love triangle, opposites attract, fascism, politics, bisexuality, culture clash, german, state affairs, world war two ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, new york
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Downtown: A Street Tale (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A group of street kids find that the only way to make it through the day is to hold onto their dreams while their reality is eating out of dumpsters, turning tricks and squatting in abandoned buildings.
Plot: inner city, street, homelessness, street life, drugs, drug
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34%
Crossover Dreams (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Salsa singer screws over everybody on his way to the top; when his latest record flops, his career starts doing downhill.
Plot: price of fame, drug smuggling, rise and fall, songwriter, latin, pop music, backstage, star
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Suzie (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Suzie, a 58 year old depressed taxi driver on the night shift. On Halloween, she finds a 10 year old autistic boy in the back seat of her taxi with 50$ and an address. As Suzie arrived at the father's address, she realizes the mess this family ...
Plot: autism, parenting, loneliness, depression, taxi
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27%
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Johanna (2005)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Hungary
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Johanna, a young drug addict, falls into a deep coma after an accident. Doctors miraculously manage to save her from death's doorstep. Touched by grace, Johanna cures patients by offering her body. The head doctor is frustrated by her continued ...
Style: realistic, offbeat, sexual, serious, atmospheric
Plot: old man, hospital, opera, morphine, fire, prostitute, wheelchair, rehabilitation, addiction, sexual relations, life is a bitch, superhuman powers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Sarafina! (1992)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: South Africa, UK, France, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The plot centers on students involved in the Soweto Riots, in opposition to the implementation of Afrikaans as the language of instruction in schools. The stage version presents a school uprising similar to the Soweto uprising on June 16, 1976. A ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, touching, captivating ...
Plot: racism, high school, youth, human spirit, political unrest, fighting the system, world, college life, life is a bitch, teachers and students, dedicated educator, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Battlefield America (2012)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young businessman hires an instructor to turn a group of misfit kids into a team on the underground dance competition circuit.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, urban, misfit, desire for fame, social misfits, artists and showbiz, music, uninhibited rivalry, youth, underdog, rivalry, hip hop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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I Come (2000)
Genre: Musical, Drama
Country: Spain, France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Caco is a proud, handsome man, head of a family, and very powerful in the local community. Yet he has been torn to pieces by the death of his beloved daughter. He constantly visits her grave, weeps silently at her photo and has transferred all his ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, rough, emotional, serious ...
Plot: gypsy, flamenco, siblings relations, music, loss of daughter, world, dealing with death, rivalry, village, latin, vengeance, family problems ...
Time: 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Black Tights (1961)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Live scenes of Paris and a continuity Narrator link together four dramatic choreographies, all by Roland Petit: Carmen (1949), La croqueuse de diamants (1950), Deuil en 24 heures (1953), and Cyrano de Bergerac (1959).
Style: captivating, stylized, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: love triangle, theater, unfulfillment, music, dealing with death, unfulfilled love, gangsters, artists and showbiz, love and romance, pistol duel, woman smoker, tango ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Carmen in 3D (2011)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Passion, jealousy and betrayal take center stage at Londons Royal Opera House in a spectacular production of the worlds most popular opera. Bizets Carmen is packed with some of the best-loved and memorable music in all of opera. In this ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, captivating
Plot: opera, destructive relationship, murder, betrayal, rebelliousness, infidelity, love and romance, romance, couples, wooing, dishonesty, gypsy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Sunday School Musical (2008)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two competing groups of high school students must rally together and enter a song and dance competition in order to save their church from closing.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, church, hardcase students, performer's life, hopes, love and romance, teachers and students, follow your dream, dancer's life, save the day, dedicated educator, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Master, Mistress and Servant (1962)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A Zamindar neglects his wife and prefers the company of alcohol and dancing girls. The decadence of the Bangali Zamindar milieu and the raising bourgeoisie in the late 19th century, seen through the eyes of a young upward mobile rustic seeking ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, gloomy
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Time: 19th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
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I Could Go on Singing (1963)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jenny Bowman is a successful singer who, while on an engagement at the London Palladium, visits David Donne to see her son Matt again, spending a few glorious days with him while his father is away in Rome in an attempt to attain the family that she ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic
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Time: 60s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Blue Valley Songbird (1999)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Country singer Leana Taylor (Dolly Parton) struggles to escape from her controlling manager/boyfriend Hank (John Terry) as well as her troubled past. After turning to her guitarist (Billy Dean), Leanna finally faces her past, including her estranged ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Banaras: A Mystic Love Story (2006)
Genre: Musical, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Banaras: A Mystic Love Story is the name of an Indian Bollywood film directed by Pankaj Parashar released in 2006. The film takes place in the Hindu holy city of Varanasi (the city, once known as Banaras, serves as a destination for the pilgrimage ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: orphan, guru, hinduism, culture clash, family problems, couples, death in the family, family relations, religions or cults, love affair, fall in love, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Vibrations (1996)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Rising rock star, TJ Cray, gets the shot of a lifetime, an audition with a A & R man. On the way into the city, a carload of drunks smash into his car, severing his hands. He drops out of the business and becomes a homeless drunk. Cray wakes ...
Style: realistic, semi serious
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Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Praise Rama Praise Krishna (1971)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A young man travels to Kathmandu to find his long-lost sister who is with a band of hippies and bring her back to the family. But doing so may be more difficult than he thought.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional
Plot: rescue, danger, reunion, memory loss, leaving home, missing person, social relations, family relations, religions or cults, siblings relations, bollywood, robbery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: nepal
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Where the Rainbow Ends (1999)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Sweden
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Mikael Persson is about to realize his dream, a great musical with some of Sweden's foremost artists and with himself in the lead role. But just weeks before the premiere the Swedish Enforcement Authority knocks on the door and throws Michael ...
Plot: caravan, prostitution, mannequin, bankruptcy, time warp, nightmare, surrealism, gluttony, dancing, clothing store, psychiatric ward, singing
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27%
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Carmen: A Hip Hopera (2001)
Genre: Musical, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on Verdi's (Bizet's not Verdi's) classic opera and its all African American musical counterpart Carmen Jones, Carmen a Hiphopera is a modern retelling of the story of the tragic gypsy Carmen. The setting has been taken from the ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, captivating
Plot: hip hop, femme fatale, tragic love, police corruption, love and romance, music, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, couples, law enforcement, destructive relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Breaking Glass (1980)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Breaking Glass is the story of punk singer Kate and her meteoric rise to stardom. Starting out in the rock pubs of London, Kate, assisted by her manager Danny, becomes a huge star overnight. Once at the top the pressure is immense as Kate's ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, stylized, offbeat
Plot: music, punk, punk rock, musician's life, desire for fame, unfulfillment, lifestyle, rise and fall, showbiz, drug abuse, music band, addiction ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Out of Tune (2008)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Brazil
Duration: 128 min.
Story: 'Slightly Out Of Tune' is about a group of friends who come of age during the political turmoil that plagued Brazil in the 1960's and 70's. Together, these musicians form a band called "Os Desafinados" and become a part ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: friendship, coming of age, love triangle, artists and showbiz, jazz, ambition, political unrest, latin, youth, friends, rivalry, rise to the top ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Anand (1971)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Dr. Bhaskar Bannerjee struggles with his patients' suffering and the darkness and poverty he confronts daily. He treats cancer patient Anand , who upon learning of his impending death, determines to use the time he has left to the absolute ...
Style: realistic, uplifting, touching, serious
Plot: terminal illness, tape recorder, cancer, nurse, doctor, beach, hospital, doctors and patients, hopes, unfulfillment, diary, friendship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Fast Forward (1985)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Eight young people from Ohio who are dancers, come to New York, to compete in a major talent competition. But when they get there, they learn that they have to wait some time before they take part in it. So they try to do their best to survive in ...
Style: feel good, stylized, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: high school, friendship, dancer's life, hopes, love and romance, follow your dream, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, relationship vs career, rivalry, teenage love ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.8
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Zoot Suit (1981)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Part fact and part fiction, Zoot Suit is the film version of Luis Valdez's critically acclaimed play, based on the actual Sleepy Lagoon murder case and the zoot suit riots of 1940s Los Angeles. Henry Reyna is the leader of a group of ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, captivating, adaptation directed by original author
Plot: racism, murder, mexican american, courtroom drama, society, injustice, jazz, prison, heroes, crimes, uncover truth, rebellion ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Greendale (2003)
Genre: Musical, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Neil Young's "musical novel", telling the story of a family, the murder of a cop and the evolution of a young girl named Sun Green. This is not a concert film. YOung himself shot actors on locations on his native Northern California ...
Style: serious, realistic, biting, offbeat
Plot: small town, society, disorder, small town life, family life, rock, social differences, americana, folk, couple relations, murder, law enforcer killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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27%