Movies like The Bros.

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The Bros. (2007)
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The Bros. (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wannabe "gangsta-rappers" resort to a crime spree in order to come up up with ten thousand dollars in order to finance a studio recording session.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, remake of american film
Plot: hip hop, rise to the top, ambition, juvenile delinquency, lifestyle, musician's life, unlikely criminals, desire for fame, drug dealing, gangsters, crimes, misfit, destiny, showbiz, society, mistaken identity, partners, disorder, fish out of water, criminal heroes, music, urban ghetto, dark humor, hip hop culture, jail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century

Most similar movies to The Bros.

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films with plots about artists and showbiz, lifestyle, showbiz, ambition, music, disorder and musician's life mostly in Comedy, Music and Drama genres. Some movies like The Bros.: CB4 (1993), Electric Apricot (2006), Death of a Dynasty (2003), Marci X (2003), Meet the Mobsters (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: funny, parody, sexy, humorous, satirical ...
Plot: hip hop, satire, music, gangsters, rap, hip hop culture, nudity (full frontal - brief), mentor, first contact, catastrophe, destiny, brutality ...
Time: 90s
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95%
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: realistic, cynical, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: rock, on the road, performer's life, partners, lifestyle, music band, music, filmmaking, friends, disorder, heavy metal culture, heavy metal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Death of a Dynasty (2003)
Genre: Musical, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A story which centers around Dave Katz, a journalist at a hip-hop magazine who is sent on assignment to uncover the often comedic underworld of Roc-a-Fella Records run by Damon Dash and Jay-Z.
Style: realistic, talky, semi serious, humorous, witty
Plot: hip hop, musician's life, showbiz, journalism, desire for fame, lifestyle, rise and fall, crimes, buddies, media, artists and showbiz, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
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81%
 2.9
 5K
Marci X (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A Jewish-American Princess is forced to take control of a hard-core hip-hop record label and tries to rein the one of the label's most controversial rappers.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: hip hop, interracial relations, artists and showbiz, unlikely couple, opposites attract, love and romance, lifestyle, tv show, family relations, disorder, media, music ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Meet the Mobsters (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Down-and-out lounge singer Johnny Slade is hired by a mystery man to open a hot new club, the catch being he's given a new--and terrible--song to sing each night. Noticing that whenever he sings one a new crime is committed, Johnny gradually ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: gangsters, ambition, crimes, dishonesty, lifestyle, hidden identity, artists and showbiz, musician's life, disorder, mistaken identity, moral dilemma, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
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79%
 5.7
 4K
Tapeheads (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of Ivan and Josh, two dim witted ex-security guards who love music videos. Out of work, with no job prospects, they form a music video production company. They soon learn the in's and out's of the business in LA and with some ...
Style: humorous, satirical, light, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, blackmail, disorder, ambition, music band, showbiz, buddies, artists and showbiz, media, partners, rock and roll, filmmaking ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.4
 8K
Still Smokin (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Cheech & Chong are invited to a celebrity party in Amsterdam. When they get there, however, it turns out that the guy who invited them has taken off with all the money. They are actually expecting Burt Reynolds and Dolly Parton, so our ...
Style: realistic, not serious, witty, humorous, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: weed, stoners, drugs, mistaken identity, nothing goes right, goofy hero, misfit, disorder, drug abuse, fish out of water, partners, buddies ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: suspense, semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Plot: punk, lifestyle, partners, music band, best friends, music, artists and showbiz, ambition, rivalry, buddies, rise and fall, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Know Thy Enemy (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Nemesis is the hottest rapper in rap's hottest city; Miami, the 305. But he has a little secret...he's not really a rapper. A record label discovers Nate's talent, and offers to make him a star, as a rapper. They create Nemesis, a Hip ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, entertaining, disturbing, inspirational ...
Plot: hip hop, jazz, rivalry, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, gangsters, music, showbiz, drug dealing, follow your dream, rise and fall, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 23K
I'm Still Here (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: I'm Still Here is a portrayal of a tumultuous year in the life of actor Joaquin Phoenix. With remarkable access, the film follows the Oscar-nominee as he announces his retirement from a successful film career in the fall of 2008 and sets off to ...
Style: surreal, melancholic, thought provoking, stylized, talky ...
Plot: hip hop, career change, musician's life, showbiz, celebrity culture, actor's life, lifestyle, performer's life, starting over, nudity (full frontal - brief), reality, satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Gangsta Rap: The Glockumentary (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The hardest group you've never heard of is back. Gangsta Rap is a mockumentary based on a group of over the hill gangster rappers (circa NWA), trying to make a comeback. Its a hilarious look at the soft underbelly of hard core hip hop.
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, parody, captivating ...
Plot: hip hop, lifestyle, showbiz, silly humor, friends, artists and showbiz, buddies, musician's life, music band, celebrity culture, urban ghetto, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, south central los angeles
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65%
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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: follow your dream, hopes, music band, music, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, ambition, relationship vs career, music industry, rising to stardom, misfit, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Loins of Punjab Presents (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: India, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A ruthless philantrophist. A bhangra rapper. An over-protected prodigy. A reckless actress. A lovelorn businessman. An entrepreneurial yogi. And a Loin King. Enter a roller-coaster world of seven strangers whose lives collide during a singing ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating, offbeat
Plot: immigrants, ambition, lifestyle, hotshot hero, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, hip hop culture, music, gays and lesbians, hip hop, competition, singer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, india, usa, asia, punjab
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Paper Soldiers (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paper Soldiers follows an overeager burglar named Shawn (Kevin Hart) through the ups and downs of his short, stressful career.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, realistic
Plot: hip hop, gangsters, burglar, dishonesty, crimes, nothing goes right, drug dealing, partners, ambition, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Naked Brothers Band: The Movie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a famous band called the Silver Boulders break up, Nat and Alex Wolff go into depression.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: youth, family life, family relations, music band, artists and showbiz, musician's life, siblings relations, buddies, family, lifestyle, music, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Body Slam (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Plot: wrestling, rock band, rivalry, down on your luck, desire for fame, rise to the top, ambition, artists and showbiz, music band, sport, showbiz, performer's life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: feel good, humorous, light, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: desire for fame, satire, terrorism, contests and competitions, tv show, rising to stardom, disorder, fish out of water, showbiz, ambition, music, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, iraq, manhattan new york city, new york, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: not serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: disorder, artists and showbiz, hip hop, showbiz, nothing goes right, partners, performer's life, lifestyle, celebrity culture, bigger dreams, money problems, financial problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Ride (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of young people leave Harlem for a bus trip down to Miami. The voyage starts off with problems, but it ends up becoming a learning experience, as they end up learning things about each other they had not previously known.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: gangsters, hip hop, road trip, bus trip, ambition, sexual content, self discovery, music, filmmaking, bus, artists and showbiz, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: miami, usa, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Stella Street (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Michael Caine, Robert De Niro, Jack Nicholson and Roger Moore all live on a quiet street in Surbiton and Mick Jagger and Keith Richards run their corner shop - who knew?
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic, clever ...
Plot: disorder, fish out of water, misfit, satire, tv show, culture clash, showbiz, social decay, lifestyle, friends, paparazzi, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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2gether (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 82 min.
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: not serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music industry, music, nothing goes right, music band, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, showbiz, rising to stardom, performer's life, media, ambition, musician's life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
High Times Potluck (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: High Times' Pot Luck is an upbeat pot caper that centers around a mobster who discovers the magic of marijuana.
Style: cynical, semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: drug dealing, prodigy, music band, performer's life, stoners, crimes, artists and showbiz, unlikely criminals, gangsters, lifestyle, drug abuse, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Never Been Thawed (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A hilarious mockumentary about the delicious hobby of frozen food collecting and Christian rock band, The Christers. The film follows the Mesa Frozen Entree Enthusiast's Club as they plan their first Frozen Entree Enthusiasts Convention.
Style: cynical, not serious, humorous, witty, suspense ...
Plot: friendship, rise to the top, ambition, lifestyle, disorder, partners, ego clash, desire for fame, nothing goes right, misfit, rivalry, satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 5.0
 1K
Pretty Bird (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A comic tale of three would-be entrepreneurs who set out to invent a rocket belt. The clash of their mismatched personalities soon dissolves the business into a morass of recriminations and retaliations, kidnapping, and murder in this parable of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, americana, disorder, unemployment, dark humor, buddies, friends, partners, desire for fame, aviation, small town, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: semi serious, witty, humorous, feel good, art house ...
Plot: desire for fame, ambition, lifestyle, rising to stardom, showbiz, fall in love, musician's life, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, buddies, folk, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a talent scout spots her performing with her dog Boi at a charity gala, Sharpay Evans sets off for the bright lights of NYC, convinced instant fame and fortune are in the bag. But theatre's a dog-eat-dog world. Fortunately, Sharpay also ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: artists and showbiz, showbiz, lifestyle, rivalry, follow your dream, love and romance, desire for fame, actor's life, disney, musician's life, disorder, human animal relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Detroit Metal City (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Soichi Negishi moved to Tokyo to chase his dream of becoming a musician playing stylish, Swedish-style pop. Instead, he finds himself leading the death metal band Detroit Metal City, or DMC, as the costumed and grotesquely made-up "demon ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: heavy metal culture, music, rock music, follow your dream, ambition, musician's life, love and romance, hidden identity, artists and showbiz, hopes, desire for fame, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.9
 7K
Rhinestone (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After a big-time country singer brags that she can turn anybody in to a country-singin' star, she's out to prove she can live up to her talk when she recruits a cab-driver as a country singer. He's scheduled to sing at a big-time NYC ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, semi serious, inspirational ...
Plot: fish out of water, romance, music business, happy ending, odd couple, against the odds, artists and showbiz, musician's life, love and romance, teaching the ways of the world, nightclub, music ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Just Another Day (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Follows a day in the life of two men living at either end of the music game. A successful rapper, A-Maze, is dealing with the pitfalls and trappings of his success and facing new challenges in the music business to get a check while the other, Young ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: music, musician's life, rivalry, crimes, desire for fame, ambition, artists and showbiz, showbiz, hip hop, graphic violence, violence, music business ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 11K
Soul Men (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two former backup soul singers, Louis and Floyd, have not spoken to each other in 20 years, and reluctantly agree to travel across the country together to a reunion concert to honor their recently-deceased lead singer. Cleo, a beautiful young woman ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, touching
Plot: african american, artists and showbiz, showbiz, buddies, lifestyle, music band, musician's life, on the road, gangsters, black cast, rock and roll, black man ...
Time: contemporary, year 2008
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%