Movies like The Rocker

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The Rocker (2008)
 6.2
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The Rocker (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Rob "Fish" Fishman is the drummer in '80s hair metal band Vesuvius. He's unceremoniously booted as the group signs a big record deal, is out of the music world for 20 years - and then receives a second chance with his nephew's band.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, melancholic, entertaining, light, realistic, funny, parody, clever ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: heavy metal, music, heavy metal culture, youth, music band, teenage life, drums, rock, musician's life, ambition, desire for fame, drummer, groupie, mentor, artists and showbiz, agent, friends, showbiz, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, wannabe, dedication, rehearsal, prom, rising to stardom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 80s, 2000s
Place: usa, cleveland ohio

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Most similar movies to The Rocker

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and cult film films with plots about music, artists and showbiz, music band, friends, musician's life, ambition and lifestyle mostly in Comedy, Music and Drama genres. Some movies like The Rocker: School of Rock (2003), Detroit Rock City (1999), Bandslam (2009), Josie and the Pussycats (2001), Drumline (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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School of Rock (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Fired from his band and hard up for cash, guitarist and vocalist Dewey Finn finagles his way into a job as a fifth-grade substitute teacher at a private school, where he secretly begins teaching his students the finer points of rock 'n' ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, sexy, funny ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, kids
Plot: teacher, teachers and students, music band, rock music, rock band, music, school, musician, guitarist, idealism, music competition, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, california
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33%
Detroit Rock City (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1978, a Kiss concert was an epoch-making event. For the three teen fans in Detroit Rock City getting tickets to the sold-out show becomes the focal point of their existence. They'll do anything for tickets -- compete in a strip club's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, road movie, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenager, virginity, family relations, youth, love and romance, friendship, music band, rock band, catholic church, road trip, heavy metal, runaway ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978, 80s
Place: detroit, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 15K
Bandslam (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A high school social outcast and the popular girl bond through a shared love of music.
Style: humorous, semi serious, romantic, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenager, high school, teenage love, rock band, music, ambition, friends, love and romance, hopes, rock, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new jersey, usa, california, texas, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Josie and the Pussycats (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Josie, Melody and Val are three small-town girl musicians determined to take their rock band out of their garage and straight to the top, while remaining true to their look, style and sound. They get a record deal which brings fame and fortune but ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, not serious, satirical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: satire, friendship, celebrity, conspiracy, music, desire for fame, musician's life, lifestyle, ambition, music band, megalomaniac, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.9
 34K
Drumline (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A fish-out-of-water comedy about a talented street drummer from Harlem who enrolls in a Southern university, expecting to lead its marching band's drumline to victory. He initially flounders in his new world, before realizing that it takes more ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: rivalry, cheerleader, music, underdog, college life, music band, follow your dream, prodigy, rise to the top, musician's life, hopes, blind ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: harlem, georgia, usa, atlanta georgia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mardi Gras: Spring Break (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: For three college guys, it’s senior year and the co-ed experience has left them high and dry. Their solution: A road trip to Mardi Gras, where beautiful babes are happy to lift their shirts and open containers are always welcome. But after ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, looking for sex, spring break, youth, buddies, teenage life, disorder, campus, lifestyle, college life, seduction, mardi gras ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 154K
Pitch Perfect 2 (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Bellas are back, and they are better than ever. After being humiliated in front of none other than the President of the United States of America, the Bellas are taken out of the Aca-Circuit. In order to clear their name, and regain their status, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: music band, singing competition, friendship, best friends, music, college, romance, friends, social relations, strong female presence, rivalry, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia
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51%
 6.1
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Airheads (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Lone Rangers have heavy-metal dreams and a single demo tape they can't get anyone to play. The solution: Hijack an AM rock station and hold the deejays hostage until they agree to broadcast the band's tape.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heavy metal culture, heavy metal, rock band, hostage, music, artists and showbiz, music band, farce, crimes, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, stupidity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: "This Is Spinal Tap" shines a light on the self-contained universe of a metal band struggling to get back on the charts, including everything from its complicated history of ups and downs, gold albums, name changes and undersold concert ...
Style: humorous, cynical, satirical, parody, witty ...
Plot: heavy metal, music band, heavy metal culture, music, musician, satire, cult, musical tour, fame, singer, pianist, success ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.8
 4K
Satisfaction (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a young rock group called The Mystery gets its first gig at a club, it's an opportunity to see what life is all about! Fresh out of high school, the rockers are hired by an exclusive beach resort thanks to a faded '60s songwriter. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: rock and roll, music, coming of age, friendship, romance, female bonding, rock, teenage love, resort, teenage life, fall in love, sexual content ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 ⇓
45%
 7.2
 28K
A Mighty Wind (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In "A Mighty Wind", director Christopher Guest reunites the team from "Best In Show" and "Waiting for Guffman" to tell tell the story of 60's-era folk musicians, who inspired by the death of their former manager, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, lyrical ...
Plot: musician, singer, folk singer, music, love and romance, music band, showbiz, satire, musical tour, lovers, talented, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, 60s, contemporary, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: semi serious, realistic, suspense, 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 ⇓
44%
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Singer Dewey Cox overcomes adversity to become a musical legend.
Style: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: addiction, musician, marijuana, divorce, singer, music, farce, drug abuse, stupidity, rock, hip hop, backstage ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1940s, 90s, 60s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 6K
Killing Bono (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Neil and Ivan McCormick, two Irish brothers who attempt to become rock stars but can only look on as their high school friends U2 become the biggest band in the world.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: rivalry, desire for fame, follow your dream, friends, ambition, teenage life, teenage boy, brother brother relationship, music band, celebrity culture, cultural icon, musician's life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: music band, youth, artists and showbiz, musician's life, family life, family relations, buddies, family, lifestyle, music, ambition, desire for fame ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The story of the rise and fall of the Pre-Fab Four.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, light, absurd ...
Plot: music, partners, musician's life, media, rising to stardom, music band, celebrity culture, lifestyle, buddies, journalism, rise and fall, rock and roll ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: england, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Venice Beach, naive Midwesterner JB bonds with local slacker KG and they form the rock band Tenacious D. Setting out to become the world's greatest band is no easy feat, so they set out to steal what could be the answer to their prayers... a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, absurd, lyrical ...
Plot: rock, heavy metal culture, musician, friendship, farce, obsessive quest, rock star, devil, desire for fame, odd couple, theft, mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
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Story: Johnny Rock is the aging lead singer of NYC's legendary early-'90s band The Heathens, who is trying to get both his band and his life back together. The aging and broke bad-boy rocker gets another shot at fame as a songwriter for a brash ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sitcom, light ...
Plot: music band, music, rock, musician's life, hopes, artists and showbiz, sexual humor, father daughter relationship, rock band, female singer, friends, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Rock 'n' Roll High School (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of rock-music-loving students, with the help of the Ramones, take over their school to combat its newly installed oppressive administration.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, high school, punk, rebellion, camp, punk rock, rock, rock and roll, music, teenage life, culture clash, college ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Adventures of Power (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In his quest to become the world's greatest air-drummer, a small-town dreamer must overcome obstacles and ridicule to save the day.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: youth, contests and competitions, underdog, musician's life, working class, against the odds, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, social misfits, rivalry, hopes, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, new mexico, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
That Thing You Do! (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.
Style: humorous, sentimental, sincere, light, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: drummer, showbiz, recording studio, music, music band, friendship, rising to stardom, ambition, fame, celebrity culture, rise and fall, musician's life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, illinois, los angeles, wisconsin, pittsburgh ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
 2K
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: parody, not serious, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
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 ⇓
39%
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Spectacular! (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A high school choir is fading in popularity, as it continues to lose most of its' members one by one. A wannabe rock singer is convinced to join the choir, in hopes of winning the upcoming competition and cash prize.
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: contests and competitions, youth, music, music band, rivalry, rock, ambition, performance, choir, contest, friends, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 10K
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: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Plot: hip hop, satire, rap, music, nudity (full frontal - brief), showbiz, celebrity culture, mistaken identity, strong sexual content, arson, silly humor, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
 1K
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 ⇓
38%
 6.6
 1K
Get Crazy (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Mega-promoter Colin Beverly plans to sabotage the New Year's 1983 concert of small-time operator Max Wolfe. Wolfe's assistants Neil Allen and Willie Loman find romance while trying to save the drugs, violence, and rock and roll from ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, parody, cult film
Plot: new year's eve, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, musician's life, conspiracy, punk, nightlife, rock, guru, new year, music, aging ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 4K
Fubar (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Terry and Dean are lifelong friends who have grown-up together: shotgunning their first beers, forming their first garage band, and growing the great Canadian mullet known as "hockey hair". Now the lives of these Alberta everymen are ...
Style: humorous, witty, funny, ironic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friendship, cancer, music band, nothing goes right, introspection, musician's life, ambition, lifestyle, buddies, camping trip, artists and showbiz, beer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sue Ellen Crandell is a teenager eagerly awaiting her mother's summer-long absence. While the babysitter looks after her rambunctious younger siblings, Sue Ellen can party and have fun. But then the babysitter abruptly dies, leaving the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: nanny, mischievous children, family relations, siblings relations, disorder, teenage life, parents and children, babies and infants, single parent, youth, goofy hero, children ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, 80s
Place: australia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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, semi serious, satirical, light, intense ...
Plot: blackmail, ambition, music band, disorder, filmmaking, buddies, artists and showbiz, media, partners, showbiz, music, misfit ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%