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Strictly Sinatra (2001)
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Strictly Sinatra (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In Glasgow, Toni Cocozza, age 28, aspires to be a lounge singer; his repertoire is strictly Sinatra, backed by Bill, an aging piano player and his only friend. Toni dreams big and enters a local television talent show. About that time, a local Mob boss decides Toni is great entertainment and invites him to be his guest at a casino. Toni chats up Irene, a cigarette girl, he gets an odd job or two from Chisolm, the mobster's number two, the audition goes bust, and Toni's future is uncertain. One thing leads to another with the Mob. Is Toni at a crossroads, or is there in reality no turning or going back?
Style: realistic, enigmatic, captivating, tense, sentimental, humorous, witty, gloomy, semi serious
Plot: gangsters, ambition, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, music, love and romance, relationship vs career, jazz, singer, suspense, fall in love, couples, nightlife, innocence lost, disorder, fish out of water, bittersweet, unfulfillment, performer's life, destructive relationship, dog, drugs, escape, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, europe, new york, glasgow scotland

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Most similar movies to Strictly Sinatra

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and sentimental films with plots about artists and showbiz, love and romance, music, lifestyle, ambition, musician's life and singer mostly in Drama, Music and Romance genres. Some movies like Strictly Sinatra: Hearts of Fire (1987), The Singer (2006), Preacher's Kid (2010), One Love (2003), Shooting Livien (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hearts of Fire (1987)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A reclusive musician, once a huge rock star, takes a young female protegee. While on a tour she meets a younger, more popular rocker and switches her loyalties.
Style: realistic, semi serious, stylized
Audience: date night
Plot: farm, female singer, sex scene, friends, couples, stalking, rise and fall, self discovery, music band, desire for fame, lifestyle, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, pennsylvania
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95%
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The Singer (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Alain Moreau sings for one of the few remaining dance-bands in Clermont-Ferrand. Though something of an idol amongst his female audience he has a melancholic awareness of the slow disappearance of that audience and of his advancing years. He is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, change of heart, fall in love, love affair, couples, love and romance, performer's life, artists and showbiz, unlikely couple, lifestyle, singer, single mother ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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Preacher's Kid (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Small-town girl Angie King leaves the church and her home to pursue a dream of singing stardom. Luckett plays Angie, the daughter of a stern but loving bishop, whose attraction to the hunky star (Tank) of a traveling gospel show takes her on the ...
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic
Plot: hopes, parents and children, lifestyle, love and romance, destructive relationship, couples, youth, friendship, christian, religion, father daughter relationship, music ...
Time: 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.1
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One Love (2003)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Jamaica, Norway, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Kassa a free-wheelin rasta man, falls for a straight laced gospel singer Serena, when they both meet as they enter a music contest. Serena's father the pastor forbids her to see him and wants her to marry one of his church members. Meanwhile ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, emotional, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: love, music, lifestyle, couples, fall in love, unfulfillment, contests and competitions, clergy, ambition, church, pastor, rastafarian ...
Time: 21st century
Place: jamaica, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Shooting Livien (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A dark psychological drama, Shooting Livien explores the inner psyche of John Livien, a disillusioned New York musician who deals with a childhood trauma by claiming an alter ego. His band on the brink of success, fantasy becomes dangerously blurred ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, psychological
Plot: musician's life, drug abuse, addiction, music, life is a bitch, ambition, lifestyle, showbiz, nightlife, alcohol abuse, identity crisis, suspense ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The American Mall (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The executive producers of High School Musical keep the good times rolling with this upbeat musical comedy set in the one place every American teenager's home away from home - the local shopping mall. Ally (Nina Dobrev) is an optimistic ...
Style: touching, feel good, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: ambition, musician, love and romance, rise to the top, save the day, musician's life, youth, lifestyle, hopes, rising to stardom, teenage life, desire for fame ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Beauty and the Bastard (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Modern finnish movie about two very different young adults that after a chance meeting end up making music together and fall in love. While Nellis parents have the perfect career and man planned, she dreams of becoming a singer. Through a chance ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, melancholic, entertaining, sexy ...
Plot: music, hip hop, hip hop culture, lifestyle, love and romance, love affair, self discovery, forbidden love, friendship, rap, opposites attract, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century
Place: finland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: artists and showbiz, showbiz, lifestyle, rivalry, follow your dream, actor's life, desire for fame, love and romance, teenager, disney, musician's life, disorder ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Pure Country 2: The Gift (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Three angels bestow the gift of song to a young girl, who must follow a series of rules in order hold on to it during her rise to fame and fortune.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, sentimental, contemplative
Plot: country, friendship, desire for fame, musician's life, love and romance, music, lifestyle, rise to the top, americana, ambition, hopes, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century
Place: tennessee, usa, austin texas, dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 24K
Glitter (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young woman is catapulted into pop stardom, with her already-famous DJ boyfriend calling the shots.
Style: emotional, campy, touching, melancholic, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: music, female protagonist, hopes, showbiz, ambition, lifestyle, rise and fall, artists and showbiz, love affair, follow your dream, rising to stardom, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.1
 12K
A Star Is Born (1976)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A Star Is Born is a 1976 rock music film telling the story of a young woman, played by Barbra Streisand who enters show business, and meets and falls in love with an established male star, played by Kris Kristofferson, only to find her career ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: music, tragic love, drug addiction, dancing, rock and roll, women, rock star, fame, self discovery, rise and fall, friends, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
King of Salsa (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 106 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: captivating, serious, realistic, disturbing, sentimental
Plot: music, dancing, musician's life, artists and showbiz, ambition, showbiz, lifestyle, rise and fall, life is a bitch, drug abuse, salsa, drugs ...
Time: 70s, 60s
Place: usa, new york, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Millennium Mambo (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Taipei. A voice off-camera looks back ten years to 2000, when Vicky was in an on-again off-again relationship with Hao-Hao...
Style: realistic, art house, touching, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: couples, love and romance, friendship, addiction, love triangle, couple relations, life is a bitch, lifestyle, coming of age, destructive relationship, nightlife, infidelity ...
Place: taiwan, japan, india, taipei, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Backbeat (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Chronicles the early days of The Beatles in Hamburg, Germany. The film focuses primarily on the relationship between Stuart Sutcliffe (played by Stephen Dorff) and John Lennon (played by Ian Hart), and also with Sutcliffe's German girlfriend ...
Style: clever, affectionate, harsh, tricky, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: the beatles, music, rock and roll, artist, rock, art, musician, friendship, rock music, lgbt, unlikely friendships, destiny ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: hamburg germany, england, california, australia, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.3
 1K
Tamla Rose (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Three teen girls in a Motown band embark on an emotional ride to hell and back.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, feel good
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ambition, musician's life, follow your dream, rise and fall, desire for fame, teenage life, dream come true, best friends, youth, hopes, showbiz, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Love Songs (1984)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When Peter, Margaux's American writer husband, leaves Paris in a funk and heads home, she finds herself the single parent of two near teens. She also gets a new assignment at work: to find, sign, and promote new rock singers. She discovers a ...
Style: sexy, captivating, serious, realistic, sexual
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dancing, age-gap relationship, single parent, infidelity, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, love and romance, gender, music, gays and lesbians, music band, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Chopin: Desire for Love (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Music
Country: Poland
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The biography of world famous Polish composer Fryderyk Chopin.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, captivating, emotional
Plot: composer, prodigy, lifestyle, musician's life, love affair, couples, society, destructive relationship, fall in love, love triangle, friendship, scandal ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: poland, warsaw poland, siberia, vienna, mallorca ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: realistic, semi serious, captivating, inspirational, disturbing ...
Plot: hip hop, jazz, rivalry, rise to the top, gangsters, artists and showbiz, music, showbiz, performer's life, drug dealing, uninhibited rivalry, ambition ...
Time: 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Stardust (1974)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Sequel to 1973's That'll Be The Day. Jim McLain is now enjoying the nomadic 'gigs and groupies' life on tour with his band. When he achieves all his wildest dreams of international stardom, the sweet taste of success begins to ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, cult film
Plot: rock and roll, music, musician, dancing, relationship vs career, celebrity culture, drug abuse, rock, showbiz, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, music band ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Undiscovered (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of aspiring entertainers try to establish careers for themselves in the city of Los Angeles.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, showbiz, desire for fame, music, musician's life, music band, rising to stardom, friends, rock, love triangle, relationship vs career, fall in love ...
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, california, jamaica
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48%
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Paris Blues (1961)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ram Bowen and Eddie Cook are two expatriate jazz musicians living in Paris where, unlike America at the time, Jazz musicians are celebrated and racism is a non-issue. When they meet and fall in love with two young American girls, Lillian and Connie, ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, contemplative
Plot: jazz, musician, racism, music, fall in love, african american, racial issues, composer, blaxploitation, love, expatriate, nightclub ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, france, africa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Pop Star (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When talented young singer, Roxie Santos, meets music producer, Eddie Marz, he promises her an amazing new lifestyle and a future record deal. All he needs her to do is first lend her voice to a celebrity with no singing talent. However, when things ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, humorous, feel good, serious
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: musician's life, teenage life, follow your dream, lifestyle, desire for fame, ambition, love and romance, hopes, artists and showbiz, teenage love, youth, music band ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
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Halim (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Egypt
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A biopic of Egyptian singer Abdel-Halim Hafez.
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, sentimental, serious
Plot: musician's life, ambition, rising to stardom, love and romance, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, rise to the top, showbiz, singer, music, orphan ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 50s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Rose (1979)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Midler is the rock-and-roll singer Mary Rose Foster (known as the Rose to her legions of fans), whose romantic relationships and mental health are continuously imperiled by the demands of life on the road.
Style: sexy, talky, road movie, intense, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: addiction, rock and roll, rock band, love, musician, women, alcohol abuse, rock, drug abuse, music, bittersweet, blues ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1969, 70s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Degrassi Goes Hollywood (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The gang travels to Los Angeles, California as they attempt to live out their dreams.
Style: realistic, humorous, captivating, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: hollywood, desire for fame, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, teenage love, music, rivalry, ambition, hopes, filmmaking, rock band, road trip ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Give My Regards to Broad Street (1984)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Having written the music and screenplay for this film, Paul McCartney also plays himself in the leading role. When the mastertape of McCartney's latest album is misplaced, he must discover its whereabouts in less than 24 hours or else risk ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: rock, the beatles, music, rock and roll, gangsters, friends, showbiz, heist, artists and showbiz, ambition, musician's life, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Payday (1973)
Genre: Drama, Music
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: light, psychological, serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: drug addiction, addiction, music business, country music, infidelity, mistress, celebrity culture, showbiz, country, relationship vs career, on the road, drug abuse ...
Time: 70s
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.9
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The Song (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The film follows aspiring singer-songwriter Jed King (Alan Powell) as he struggles to catch a break and escape the long shadow of his father, a country music legend. After reluctantly accepting a gig at a local vineyard harvest festival, Jed is ...
Style: serious, sentimental, uplifting, captivating, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: ambition, musician's life, love affair, christian, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, music, couples, americana, country singer, introspection, hopes ...
Time: 80s, year 2006, 2000s, year 1981, 21st century
Place: usa, nashville tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
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Amália (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Portugal
Duration: 127 min.
Story: You already know the legendary singer. For the first time, you'll get to know the woman behind the myth.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: love and romance, human nature, rise and fall, musician's life, rising to stardom, family relations, lifestyle, unfulfillment, music, artists and showbiz, parents and children, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 60s, 50s ...
Place: europe, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Scenes from the Goldmine (1987)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A girl trying to make it in the 1980's New Wave rock and roll scene in L.A.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, touching, emotional
Audience: teens
Plot: rock and roll, teenager, club, ambition, betrayal, couples, friends, infidelity, tragic love, rock, love affair, fall in love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%