Movies like True Vinyl

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True Vinyl (2004)
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True Vinyl (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Coming from rural Nebraska, young Billy Thompson dreams to succeed as a professional DJ. He travels to Los Angeles to compete in a DJ World Contest where he meets Maya, a young dancer from New York, the "Night Owl", a DJ with a secret weapon and other DJs who will do anything to win at the competition.
Plot: prison, dancing, rapper, party, hospital, cemetery, invention, dancer, village life, brother sister relationship, father son relationship, rave, financial problem, small town, countryside, hotel room, flashback, audition, bank clerk, fistfight, female reporter, dead mother, dj, bus trip, cellist ...
Place: los angeles, nebraska

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Most similar movies to True Vinyl

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, entertaining and feel good films with plots about dancing, love and romance, music, dancer, artists and showbiz, romance and dancer's life mostly in Drama, Music and Romance genres. Some movies like True Vinyl: We Are Your Friends (2015), Sylvie's Love (2020), Step Up Revolution (2012), Stomp the Yard (2007), B-Girl (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
We Are Your Friends (2015)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Young Cole Carter dreams of hitting the big time as a Hollywood disc jockey, spending his days and nights hanging with buddies and working on the one track that will set the world on fire. Opportunity comes knocking when he meets James Reed, a ...
Style: light, entertaining, romantic, sexy, harsh ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: dj, music festival, party, fame, friendship between men, musician, ecstasy, friendship, dancing, narcissism, wannabe, ambition ...
Place: los angeles, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Sylvie's Love (2020)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When a young woman meets an aspiring saxophonist in her father’s record shop in 1950s Harlem, their love ignites a sweeping romance that transcends changing times, geography, and professional success.
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love, dancing, musician, music, romantic relationship, love and romance, relationships, dating, male female relationship, romance ...
Time: year 1967, year 1962, 60s, year 1968, 50s
Place: manhattan new york city, atlanta georgia, harlem, detroit, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Step Up Revolution (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Emily arrives in Miami with aspirations to become a professional dancer. She sparks with Sean, the leader of a dance crew whose neighborhood is threatened by Emily's father's development plans.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, teenage love, dancer's life, dancer, teenage life, dance teacher, audition, music, romance, protest, performance, artist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, miami, florida, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.3
 26K
Stomp the Yard (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After the death of his younger brother, a troubled 19-year-old street dancer from Los Angeles is able to bypass juvenile hall by enrolling in the historically black, Truth University in Atlanta, Georgia. But his efforts to get an education and woo ...
Style: captivating, exciting, touching, inspirational, intense ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, music, rivalry, hip hop, ambition, leadership, teenage love, romance, competition, university, breakdance, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 3.8
 692
B-Girl (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young female breakdancer, Angel, moves to Los Angeles after an attack by an ex-boyfriend nearly ends her dance career forever. B-Girl follows Angel through recovery and acceptance of a new life as she busts a move into the male-centric world of ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, touching
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: hip hop, family relations, dancing, ambition, dancer's life, follow your dream, teenage life, youth, romance, contests and competitions, lifestyle, human spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Save the Last Dance (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A white midwestern girl moves to Chicago, where her new boyfriend is a black teen from the South Side with a rough, semi-criminal past.
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: interracial romance, dancing, dancer's life, ballet, teenage love, hip hop, high school, follow your dream, hopes, romance, love and romance, dance school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.6
 78K
Footloose (1984)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When teenager Ren and his family move from big-city Chicago to a small town in the West, he's in for a real case of culture shock.
Style: serious, captivating, feel good, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, kids, teen drama
Plot: dancing, high school, youth, rebelliousness, love and romance, dancer's life, rebellion, small town, parents and children, fish out of water, high school life, society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, utah, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Step Up 2: The Streets (2008)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When rebellious street dancer Andie lands at the elite Maryland School of the Arts, she finds herself fighting to fit in while also trying to hold onto her old life. When she joins forces with the schools hottest dancer, Chase, to form a crew of ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: dancing, dancer's life, youth, teenage love, dancer, contests and competitions, hip hop, dance contest, underdog, ballet, teenage life, breakdance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, usa, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 6.1
 58K
Step Up 3D (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A tight-knit group of New York City street dancers, including Luke and Natalie, team up with NYU freshman Moose, and find themselves pitted against the world's best hip hop dancers in a high-stakes showdown that will change their lives forever.
Style: captivating, serious, exciting, breathtaking, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, dancer's life, young lovers, happy ending, contests and competitions, youth, hip hop, ambition, music, romance, follow your dream, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Way She Moves (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In Houston, the aspirant to photographer Amie receives a complete Salsa and Mambo dancing course from her close colleagues and friends as her wedding gift. Her wedding with the wealthy and arrogant Jason is close and she intends to dance...
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: dancing, infidelity, dancehall girl, love and romance, love triangle, dancer's life, couples, love affair, troubled marriage, male female relationship, love story, marital separation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.7
 316
Voices (1979)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Oscar-nominee Amy Irving ("Crossing Delancy," "Carrie") stars as a deaf woman who falls in love with an aspiring rock singer, even though she is unable to hear him sing.
Plot: rock star, deaf, gambling, strip club, gambler, bus, grandfather grandson relationship, dancer, truck, deafness, courage, truck driver ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.6
 22K
Center Stage (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A group of 12 teenagers from various backgrounds enroll at the American Ballet Academy in New York to make it as ballet dancers and each one deals with the problems and stress of training and getting ahead in the world of dance.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: ballet, dancing, love triangle, music, lifestyle, hopes, love and romance, ambition, artists and showbiz, rivalry, infidelity, ballerina ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
 6K
Breakin' (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A struggling young dancer joins forces with two breakdancers and together they become a street sensation.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: dancing, breakdance, hip hop, rivalry, rap, music, nightlife, showbiz, teenage love, cinderella story, friendship, disco ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, tokyo, australia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 85K
Burlesque (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The Burlesque Lounge has its best days behind it. Tess, a retired dancer and owner of the venue, struggles to keep the aging theater alive, facing all kinds of financial and artistic challenges. With the Lounge's troupe members becoming ...
Style: sexy, stylized, light, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: cabaret, love and romance, performer's life, desire for fame, follow your dream, dancing, ambition, nightclub, dancer, stripper, backstage, musician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, iowa, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.3
 46K
Honey (2003)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Honey Daniels (Jessica Alba) dreams of making a name for herself as a hip-hop choreographer. When she's not busy hitting downtown clubs with her friends, she teaches dance classes at a nearby community center in Harlem, N.Y., as a way to keep ...
Style: sexy, exciting, semi serious, inspirational, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: dancing, hip hop, music, love and romance, lifestyle, follow your dream, sexual harassment, ambition, choreographer, club, cheerleading, human spirit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.5
 441
Rolling (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A med student, a teenage runaway, a lawyer, a drag queen, a high school basketball player, a drug dealer, and a teacher all cross paths in the Ecstasy-riddled L.A. underground party scene. Rolling is a turbulent journey that takes a tough yet ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating, humorous
Plot: rave, drug abuse, lifestyle, social misfits, society, juvenile delinquency, youth, drug dealing, city life, addiction, nightlife, on the run ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.0
 225K
Dirty Dancing (1987)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Expecting the usual tedium that accompanies a summer in the Catskills with her family, 17-year-old Frances 'Baby' Houseman is surprised to find herself stepping into the shoes of a professional hoofer – and unexpectedly falling in love.
Style: sexy, feel good, touching, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: romance, forbidden love, dancing, love and romance, unlikely couple, dancer's life, fall in love, dancer, couples, teenage love, resort, social differences ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.9
 499
Roseland (1977)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: "Roseland" is made up of three stories, sometimes connecting, all set in the famed New York dance palace, and all having the same theme: finding the right dance partner.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, sincere, thought provoking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, loneliness, looking for love, romance, elderly, couples, disco, party, music, ballroom dancing, nightlife, couple relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Parting Glances (1986)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Michael and Robert, two gay men living in Brooklyn, spend their last day together before Robert leaves for Africa on work assignment. Michael still has feelings for his friend Nick, who has AIDS.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, clever, gloomy ...
Plot: aids, gay, friendship, gays and lesbians, yuppie, friends, couples, bittersweet, gender, love and romance, human nature, disco ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, africa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Center Stage: On Pointe (2016)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Center Stage: On Pointe, Jonathan Reeves (Gallagher) is tasked with infusing more contemporary styles and modernism into the American Ballet Academy, and enlists his his top choreographers Charlie (Radetsky), Cooper (Stiefel) and Tommy (Wormald) ...
Style: emotional, captivating, psychological, realistic
Plot: dancing, ballerina, friendship, ballet, audition, dancer, camp, rivalry, partner, modern dance, competition, training ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.8
 49K
Footloose (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Ren MacCormack is transplanted from Boston to the small southern town of Bomont where loud music and dancing are prohibited. Not one to bow to the status quo, Ren challenges the ban, revitalizing the town and falling in love with the minister’s ...
Style: sincere, feel good, serious, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: dancing, teenage love, dancer's life, love and romance, small town, youth, repression, rebellion, rebelliousness, fish out of water, teenage life, rock ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, southern usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 34K
Step Up All In (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: All-stars from the previous Step Up installments come together in glittering Las Vegas, battling for a victory that could define their dreams and their careers.
Style: captivating, feel good, sexy, serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, dance contest, hip hop, music, follow your dream, rivalry, romance, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, victory, team, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Valley of the Dolls (1967)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Film version of Jacqueline Susann's best-selling novel chronicling the rise and fall of three young ladies in show business.
Style: cynical, serious, realistic, suspense, rough ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: filmmaking, showbiz, terminal illness, drug addiction, rise and fall, artists and showbiz, couples, love and romance, actor's life, rise to the top, downfall, starlet ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, new york, new england, paris france, yale university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Forty Shades of Blue (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Russian woman living in Memphis with a much older rock-n-roll legend experiences a personal awakening when her husband's estranged son comes to visit.
Style: realistic, sincere, emotional, serious, psychological ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, family relations, sex with stepmother, family problems, crumbling marriage, romance, love affair, couples, estrangement, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, memphis, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Dance with Me (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Young Cuban Rafael just buried his mother, and comes to Houston to meet his father John for the first time. The difficult part is that John doesn't know he is Rafael's father. John runs a dance studio, and everyone prepares for the World ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: dancing, ballroom dancing, dancer's life, music, romance, follow your dream, opposites attract, ambition, hopes, social differences, teachers and students, love and romance ...
Place: las vegas, cuba, texas, usa, nevada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Permanent Record (1988)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: David Sinclair seems to have everything going for him: he's smart, musically talented, and very successful. To top off his senior year in high school, his band is trying to get a recording session. Therefore, David's suicide leaves ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, coming of age, suicide, grief, friends, family relations, parents and children, school, teenage life, high school life, buddies, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: oregon, portland oregon, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 11K
StreetDance 3D (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In order to win the Street Dance Championships, a dance crew is forced to work with ballet dancers from the Royal Dance School in exchange for rehearsal space.
Style: feel good, realistic, sexy, stylized, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dancing, dance school, dance contest, dancer's life, ballet, ballerina, competition, dream, team, love and romance, life philosophy, follow your dream ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.9
 2K
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: uplifting, captivating, sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: ambition, musician's life, love affair, couples, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, music, americana, hopes, unfulfillment, introspection, country singer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006, 80s, 2000s ...
Place: usa, nashville tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.6
 21K
Song to Song (2017)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In this modern love story set against the Austin, Texas music scene, two entangled couples — struggling songwriters Faye and BV, and music mogul Cook and the waitress whom he ensnares — chase success through a rock ‘n’ roll landscape of ...
Style: stylized, serious, atmospheric, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: love triangle, music, intrigue, love and romance, rivalry, ambition, party, nightclub, restaurant, record producer, musician, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas, mexico, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.5
 319
Marin Blue (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Indie film about two outsiders.
Plot: family relations, psychology, youth, high school, teenager, abandonment, hospital, surrealism, drugs, escape, dream, teenage boy ...
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%