Movies like Sweet and Lowdown

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Sweet and Lowdown (1999)
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Sweet and Lowdown (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A comedic biopic focused on the life of fictional jazz guitarist Emmett Ray. Ray was an irresponsible, free-spending, arrogant, obnoxious, alcohol-abusing, miserable human being, who was also arguably the best guitarist in the world.
Style: sentimental, humorous, tragicomedy, realistic, semi serious, talky, atmospheric, witty, clever, cynical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician, jazz, infidelity, music, love and romance, musician's life, nightlife, fall in love, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, actress, music business, artist, couples, fame, lifestyle, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, couple relations, celebrity culture, irresponsible, egocentrism, jazz singer, pretty woman, gangsters ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois, new jersey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, talky and visually appealing films with plots about dialogue, mentor, runaway, writers, life philosophy, storytelling and relationships mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Sweet and Lowdown: Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989), Hannah and Her Sisters (1986), Melinda and Melinda (2004), Stardust Memories (1980), Broadway Danny Rose (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.
Style: thought provoking, talky, cynical, witty, humorous ...
Plot: murder, mistress, adultery, professor, infidelity, blackmail, crimes, couple relations, moral dilemma, human nature, dishonesty, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Between two Thanksgivings, Hannah's husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly.
Style: talky, humorous, witty, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: artist, thanksgiving, infidelity, family relations, audition, hypochondriac, sisters, family problems, couples, human nature, romance, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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100%
Melinda and Melinda (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: While dining out with friends, Sy suggests the difficulty of separating comedy from tragedy. To illustrate his point, he tells his guests two parallel stories about Melinda ; both versions have the same basic elements, but one take on her state of ...
Style: tragicomedy, melancholic, philosophical, talky, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, family problems, friends, crumbling marriage, female protagonist, dinner party, writers, pianist, life philosophy, sarcasm, loneliness, existentialism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, barcelona, new jersey
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Stardust Memories (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While attending a retrospect of his work, a filmmaker recalls his life and his loves: the inspirations for his films.
Style: talky, surreal, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: weekend, lovers reunited, midlife crisis, filmmaking, violinist, showbiz, imaginary character, couples, postmodernism, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, hopes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Broadway Danny Rose (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A hapless talent manager named Danny Rose, by helping a client, gets dragged into a love triangle involving the mob. His story is told in flashback, an anecdote shared amongst a group of comedians over lunch at New York's Carnegie Deli. ...
Style: talky, witty, clever, humorous, touching ...
Plot: gangsters, showbiz, comedian, crimes, love and romance, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, dishonesty, comeback, disorder, couples, mistaken identity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s, 70s, 1920s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Husbands and Wives (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Jack and Sally announce that they're splitting up, this comes as a shock to their best friends Gabe and Judy. Maybe mostly because they also are drifting apart and are now being made aware of it. So while Jack and Sally try to go on and ...
Style: talky, realistic, sincere, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, breakup, friendship, family problems, dishonesty, teacher student relationship, friends, romance, couple relations, human nature, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Celebrity (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The career and personal life of writer Lee are at a standstill, so he divorces his bashful wife, Robin, and dives into a new job as an entertainment journalist. His assignments take him to the swankiest corners of Manhattan, but as he jumps from one ...
Style: witty, cynical, stylized, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, artists and showbiz, ambition, desire for fame, lifestyle, showbiz, celebrity culture, satire, celebrity, ex wife, greed, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, atlantic city new jersey, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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60%
Mighty Aphrodite (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Lenny and his wife, Amanda, adopt a baby, Lenny realizes that his son is a genius and becomes obsessed with finding the boy's biological mother in hopes that she will be brilliant too. But when he learns that Max's mother is Linda ...
Style: talky, humorous, witty, surreal, semi serious ...
Plot: adoption, prostitute, child, adoptive mother, family relations, love and romance, dishonesty, opposites attract, couple relations, looking for love, boxing, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Manhattan (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress.
Style: intellectual, humorous, sincere, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: adultery, mistress, love triangle, age difference, divorce, crumbling relationship, city life, dating, romance, friendship, love affair, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Anything Else (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jerry Falk, an aspiring writer in New York, falls in love at first sight with a free-spirited young woman named Amanda He has heard the phrase that life is like "anything else," but soon he finds that life with the unpredictable Amanda ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: young lovers, relationship problems, psychoanalysis, advice, couple relations, unlikely couple, artists and showbiz, writer's life, love and romance, lifestyle, therapy, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
New York Stories (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Three stories happening in New York. The first, by Scorsese, is about a painter who creates his works helped by high volume music and an attractive assistant; second, by Coppola, is about a rich and bold 12 years old who helps her separated parents ...
Style: talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: young heroes, artist, art, obsession, family relations, hotel, jealousy, city life, parents and children, youth, gallery, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, athens greece, new jersey ...
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53%
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Brown Sugar (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sidney is a writer who's just left her L.A. Times music review gig to edit New York hip-hop magazine XXL. Dre is an executive with a hip-hop record company based in New York. They've known each other since they met as children, when both ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: hip hop, friendship, infidelity, romance, black romance, fall in love, looking for love, music, couples, music business, love triangle, aspiring musician ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Centred around a weekend party at the home of inventor Andrew Hobbs and his wife Adrian, attended by randy doctor Maxwell Jordan, his nurse Dulcy, renowned philosopher Dr.Leopold Sturgis and his fiancée, this is a light comedy concerning their ...
Style: sexy, sexual, talky, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: countryside, summer, doctor, professor, farce, infidelity, romance, looking for love, love affair, friendship, love triangle, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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To Rome with Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Italy, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Four tales unfold in the Eternal City: While vacationing in Rome, architect John encounters a young man whose romantic woes remind him of a painful incident from his own youth; retired opera director Jerry discovers a mortician with an amazing ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, romantic, ironic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: newlyweds, architect, meet the parents, tourist, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, couples, postmodernism, couple relations, city life, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1920s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, vatican, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Frank and Jack Baker are professional musicians who play small clubs. They play smaltzy music and have never needed a day job...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, touching, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: jazz, love triangle, nightclub, brother brother relationship, music, romance, couples, family relations, love and romance, rivalry, lifestyle, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Thing Called Love (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Miranda Presley moves from New York to Nashville to become a songwriter. At an unsuccessful audition she meets James Wright, a promising newcomer. After only a few days they marry but start to quickly regret it.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: country music, friendship, romance, musician's life, couple relations, couples, hopes, love and romance, artists and showbiz, twentysomething life, friends, showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, tennessee, usa, texas, nashville tennessee ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
New York, New York (1977)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: An egotistical saxophone player and a young singer meet on V-J Day and embark upon a strained and rocky romance, even as their careers begin a long uphill climb.
Style: stylized, realistic, atmospheric, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: jazz, fall in love, saxophonist, cabaret, musical tour, family problems, couples, couple relations, showbiz, relationship vs career, bittersweet, ambition ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, post world war two, 70s ...
Place: new york, usa, harlem, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Zelig (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Fictional documentary about the life of human chameleon Leonard Zelig, a man who becomes a celebrity in the 1920s due to his ability to look and act like whoever is around him. Clever editing places Zelig in real newsreel footage of Woodrow Wilson, ...
Style: talky, humorous, surreal, not serious, parody ...
Plot: celebrity, artists and showbiz, switching roles, satire, celebrity culture, great depression, psychiatrist, fall in love, fictional biography, therapy, chameleon, electroshock therapy ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: paris france, new york, germany, bronx new york city, vatican ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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 ...
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50%
Hollywood Ending (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Woody Allen stars as Val Waxman, a two-time Oscar winner turned washed-up, neurotic director in desperate need of a comeback. When it comes, Waxman finds himself backed into a corner: Work for his ex-wife Ellie or forfeit his last shot. Is Val ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: movie business, one more chance, showbiz, blind character, disorder, couple relations, comedy of errors, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, blindness and impaired vision, audition, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
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50%
Small Time Crooks (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A loser of a crook and his wife strike it rich when a botched bank job's cover business becomes a spectacular success.
Style: witty, humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: bank robbery, unlikely criminals, disorder, overnight success, love and romance, crimes, couple relations, cons and scams, bully, criminal, restaurant, bank robber ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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 ⇓
50%
 6.1
 897
Sugar Town (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Look at the lives of struggling L.A. scene rock stars follows main character, Gwen, on her quest for the top. Working as an assistant to a film production designer, she tries to steal her boy friend who is a music producer by offering sexual favors. ...
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: music, musician, addiction, filmmaking, friends, couples, love and romance, ambition, buddies, artists and showbiz, aging, musician's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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50%
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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, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, musician, love triangle, celebrity culture, nightlife, desire for fame, lifestyle, ambition, music band, rising to stardom, infidelity, showbiz ...
Time: 70s, year 1972
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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50%
Grace of My Heart (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An aspiring singer, Denise Waverly/Edna Buxton, sacrifices her own singing career to write hit songs that launch the careers of other singers. The film follows her life from her first break, through the pain of rejection from the recording industry ...
Style: touching, sentimental, lyrical, inspirational, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: songwriter, music, showbiz, rise and fall, lifestyle, ambition, artists and showbiz, self discovery, music industry, existentialism, loneliness, human nature ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 50s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Begin Again (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A long lost music producer finds a singer-songwriter right about the moment he has given up all hope on life.
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, romantic, lyrical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: music, musician's life, female singer, musician, city life, coping, father daughter relationship, street musician, relationships, follow your dream, love story, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Deconstructing Harry (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This film tells the story of a successful writer called Harry Block, played by Allen himself, who draws inspiration from people he knows in real-life, and from events that happened to him, sometimes causing these people to become alienated from him ...
Style: witty, talky, humorous, cynical, clever ...
Plot: psychiatrist, writer's life, human nature, alienation, writer's block, art, artists and showbiz, midlife crisis, heaven and hell, ex couple relations, glory, suffering ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Magic in the Moonlight (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set in the 1920s French Riviera, a master magician is commissioned to try and expose a psychic as a fraud.
Style: romantic, twists and turns, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, magic, cons and scams, fall in love, fish out of water, dishonesty, relationships, wizards and magicians, love story, romance, spiritualist, investigation ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: france, provence, cote d'azur, french riviera, south of france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.2
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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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, melancholic, 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), in-laws, media circus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
'Round Midnight (1986)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Inside the Blue Note nightclub one night in 1959 Paris, an aged, ailing jazzman coaxes an eloquent wail from his tenor sax. Outside, a young Parisian too broke to buy a glass of wine strains to hear those notes. Soon they will form a friendship that ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: jazz, alcohol abuse, friendship, music, addiction, bittersweet, human nature, showbiz, drug abuse, comeback, friends, unfulfillment ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1930s, 60s, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%