Movies like Somebody to Love

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Somebody to Love (1994)
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Somebody to Love (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mercedes is a taxi dancer who wants to be an actress. She's involved with the married Harry, who considers himself a respected actor. Ernesto is in love with Mercedes, but he doesn't dance or have money.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: transvestism, friendship, friends, romance, love and romance, self discovery, hollywood, ambition, fall in love, human spirit, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, social differences, urban, filmmaking, nightlife, actor's life, unfulfilled love, city life, showbiz, rising to stardom, celebrity culture, down on your luck, actor, taxi driver ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california

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Most similar movies to Somebody to Love

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and captivating films with plots about artists and showbiz, love and romance, showbiz, ambition, friends, hollywood and actor's life mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Somebody to Love: An American in Hollywood (2014), Sunset Strip (2000), Looking for Lola (1997), 2 Jacks (2012), Hollywood Dreams (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
An American in Hollywood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A talented young filmmaker from New York sets off to Los Angeles in pursuit of the Hollywood dream, only to discover through his relationship with a beautiful feisty young actress, that Hollywood is not all that it seems.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, captivating, humorous
Plot: ambition, follow your dream, fall in love, buddies, hopes, showbiz, love and romance, filmmaking, hollywood, friends, artists and showbiz
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.7
 1K
Sunset Strip (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A day in Hollywood, 1972, with young people looking for the 24 hours that will change their lives. Zach will open that night for a British rocker at Whisky a Go-Go; he lives in a canyon and plays impromptu duets with a mysterious guitarist he ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, musician, love triangle, ambition, desire for fame, lifestyle, music band, rising to stardom, nightlife, celebrity culture, actor's life, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, year 1972
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Looking for Lola (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Looking for Lola is a comical look at the world of relationships and highlights just how far we will go to impress that special someone... Mike (Mark Kassen) has moved to L.A. with dreams of being a writer. In order to keep his parents satisfied, he ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching
Plot: nightclub, dancing, comedy of errors, true love, follow your dream, young lovers, romance, dancer's life, showbiz, fall in love, lie, illegal alien ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 337
2 Jacks (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack Hussar is a legendary Hollywood director, whose persona commands respect and adoration from his fans. Can his son, Jack Jr. maintain his legacy?
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, non-linear ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, follow your dream, ambition, nightlife, family relations, parents and children, hollywood, filmmaking, hopes, gambling, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 2010s, 20th century, year 2012 ...
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Hollywood Dreams (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The tale of a young girl fresh off the bus from Iowa, who falls in love with a sexy and promising young actor, though their relationship threatens to complicate her own obsessive goal of becoming a famous actress. The film perfectly captures the ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, psychological, emotional, witty ...
Plot: hollywood, romance, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, showbiz, fall in love, desire for fame, fish out of water, actor, producer, audition, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Last Producer (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An old-time mogul struggles to reenter the club where power and money make the rules.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious
Plot: hollywood, one last chance, showbiz, betrayal, filmmaking, dishonesty, aging, artists and showbiz, film industry, movie studio, profanity, father in law son in law relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Queen of the Lot (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An electronic ankle bracelet and being under house arrest aren't about to stop up-and-coming actress Maggie Chase (Tanna Frederick) from the two things she craves the most: real fame and true love. With more "Google points" than her ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: actor's life, showbiz, love triangle, alcohol abuse, bittersweet, paparazzi, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, couple relations, follow your dream, lifestyle, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Hollywood, je t'aime (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Recently broken up and barely enduring a dreary winter, gay Parisian Jérôme Beaunez impulsively books a solo Christmas vacation to Los Angeles. While there he meets some colorful locals and pursues a dormant desire to become a movie star - but ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: transsexual, prostitute, gender, lifestyle, romance, transvestism, actor's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, gender bending, friends, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, los angeles, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Lisa Picard Is Famous (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A documentarian decides to follow the career of New York actress Lisa Picard, believing she is on the brink of fame. Instead, he bears witness to Lisa's continued, humorous, struggles as an actress, as well as the conflict that arises when ...
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, rise to the top, ambition, desire for fame, filmmaking, workplace romance, workplace situations, workplace, love and romance, lifestyle, best friends, actor's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.8
 594
Echo Park (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Austria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, everybody is somebody else. May, a single mother who delivers strip-O-grams, dreams of being an actress. She rents one of her rooms out to a pizza-man cum songwriter named Jonathan. Meanwhile, in the ...
Style: semi serious, clever, offbeat, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: actor's life, single parent, dream, stripper, lifestyle, hopes, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, gender, nightlife, down on your luck, self discovery ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, europe, usa, austria, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
2BPerfectlyHonest (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Business partners Frank and Josh go bankrupt after their dot-com start-up collapses before it goes online. Frank, a bachelor and broke, reluctantly moves back home to live with his parents while Josh, a hippie computer wiz who's married and has ...
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friends, friendship, disorder, love and romance, partners, lifestyle, odd couple, infidelity, self discovery, couples, city life, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.8
 279
Starstruck (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A screenwriter befriends a washed up teen idol.
Style: humorous, sitcom, dark humor, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hollywood, drug abuse, dull life, friends, filmmaking, disorder, drugs/alcohol, friendship, alcohol abuse, addiction, workplace romance, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
When the Party's Over (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story takes place in LA, in the house of four housemates, three women, MJ, Frankie and Amanda, and an homosexual, Banks. MJ is the kind of girl to whom money means everything and to whom others mean almost nothing. Frankie is a social worker and ...
Style: sexual, gloomy, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, self discovery, twentysomething life, coming of age, gays and lesbians, love and romance, gender, couples, friends, homosexual, gay interest
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.2
 34
The Waiters (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Taylor Starks and his co-workers, all aspiring actors, toil in a Los Angeles restaurant while "waiting" for their big break.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: restaurant, follow your dream, ambition, dream, actor, disgruntled worker, artists and showbiz, struggling artist
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
10 Items or Less (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An actor who is considering the role of a supermarket manager arrives at a grocery store on the outskirts of Los Angeles to do some field research. He subsequently becomes stranded, without a car or cell phone, and accepts a ride home with Scarlet, ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, road movie ...
Plot: self discovery, friendship, introspection, research, movie star, job interview, on the road, friends, actor's life, celebrity culture, stranger, interview ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.4
 2K
Mistress (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A comedy about a screenwriter (Wuhl) whose old movie script is read by a producer (Landau) and the search for financial backers begins. But it seems that each money source (Aiello, DeNiro, Wallach) has his own mistress that he wants put into the ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, cynical, light, captivating ...
Plot: filmmaking, writing, hollywood, showbiz, money, mistress, screenwriter, artists and showbiz, satire, financier, film producer, film within a film ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Love On The Cloud (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: China
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Romance gets complicated in modern-day Beijing.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: fall in love, love triangle, follow your dream, couples, ambition, romance, love and romance, best friends, showbiz, actor's life, filmmaking, artists and showbiz
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Going Down in LA-LA Land (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Andy Zeffer, "Going Down in LA-LA Land" is a riveting and uncensored look at Hollywood. It is a story that reveals how friendships sustain us and keep us going. It is a tale that reflects our celebrity-obsessed ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: gay, male prostitute, hollywood, friends, actor's life, ambition, lifestyle, follow your dream, desire for fame, starlet, showbiz, job seeking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.1
 3K
In the Soup (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France, Germany, Japan, Italy, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An aspiring young filmmaker gets involved with an eccentric gangster for the financing of his first film.
Style: witty, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: ambition, crimes, unlikely partners, artists and showbiz, writer's life, silly humor, satire, friends, friendship, cons and scams, gangsters, apartment building ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Holyman Undercover (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An Amish man comes to Hollywood to be a missionary, and gets cast as Satan on a nighttime soap opera.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating, light ...
Plot: tv show, hollywood, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, ambition, actor, missionary, fish out of water, nightclub, fame, tv star ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Late Last Night (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a fight with his wife, who's leaving him, Dan's day is getting worse by the minute. He calls an old friend for a night of binge drinking and intoxication. They start a cathartic ride through the city's underbelly.
Style: offbeat, humorous, realistic, semi serious, dark humor
Plot: friendship, golf, buddies, legal action, love and romance, crimes, prostitute, partners, lifestyle, nightlife, showbiz, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.2
 536
Garbage (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two best friends, garbage truck drivers in Hollywood become celebrities overnight after they find Cuba Gooding Jr.’s Best Supporting Actor Oscar for JERRY MAGUIRE in the trash and suddenly their lives go topsy-turvy.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, overnight success, celebrity culture, showbiz, working class, buddies, partners, odd couple, lifestyle, once in a lifetime opportunity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story (2014)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story delves into the experiences of six unknown young actors placed into the Hollywood spotlight, exposing the challenges of growing up under public scrutiny.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: rising to stardom, teenage life, ambition, celebrity culture, tv show, showbiz, actor's life, youth, coming of age, artists and showbiz, hollywood, media ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2010s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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My Life's in Turnaround (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two Manhattan slackers want to make a movie about their lives. One drives a cab, the other tends bar; neither has a clue how to make a movie. Things look up when real-life actors Phoebe Cates and Martha Plimpton agree to star in the project.
Style: offbeat, humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: satire, friendship, taxi, bar, filmmaking, city life, urban, looking for love, voyeurism, celebrity culture, singleness, showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
 4K
Stay Hungry (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Stay Hungry is a 1976 dramatic comedy film by director Bob Rafelson from a screenplay by Charles Gaines. The story centers on a young Birmingham, Alabama, scion, played by Jeff Bridges, who gets involved in a shady real-estate deal. In order to ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous
Plot: friendship, gym, bodybuilding, contests and competitions, ambition, rivalry, romance, society, love and romance, social differences, americana, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, twentieth century, year 1976
Place: usa, alabama, birmingham alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.0
 669
Highball (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A newly-married couple tries to build their social life.
Style: clever, humorous, witty, talky, cynical ...
Plot: celebrity culture, teenage love, lifestyle, love and romance, artists and showbiz, singleness, twentysomething life, friendship, nightlife, looking for sex, looking for love, reunion ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 2K
Nickelodeon (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Going from a lawyer to a writer, and then to a film director, is the career path on which we find the bashful Leo Harrigan. But Leo has problems as well, such as being hopelessly smitten with his leading lady, who chooses to reward his attentions by ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, artists and showbiz, love and romance, ambition, film within a film, love triangle, celebrity culture, showbiz, lifestyle, christmas, movie actress ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 485
Good Luck (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bernard "Bern" Lemly (Gregory Hines) is fed up with being in a wheelchair and wants more out of life. Meanwhile, former football player Tony "Ole" Olezniak (Vincent D'Onofrio) is stewing after recently losing his sight. The ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: rescue, buddies, hostages, partners, friends, disability, self discovery, friendship, human spirit, hopes, sport, hostage ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Comedy Central Roast of David Hasselhoff (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Time to hassle the Hoff at the rudest, raunchiest television event of the year--The Comedy Central Roast of David Hasselhoff. From running in slo-mo on the beach to inspiring Germany with the power of cheesy pop--it's almost too easy.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: actor's life, couples, ambition, celebrity culture, relationship vs career, performer's life, rising to stardom, showbiz, artists and showbiz, media satire, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Who's the Caboose? (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A documentary team gets a grant to do a film on a rare fatal disease that is attacking homeless people. However, they quickly find the film too depressing. Ducking into a nightclub, they discover a young Manhattan comedienne and decide instead to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hollywood, satire, filmmaking, showbiz, artists and showbiz, actor's life, terminal illness, nightclub, life is a bitch, comedy club, actor, audition ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, new york, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%