Movies like Walk the Line

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Walk the Line (2005)
 7.9
 206K
Walk the Line (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins.
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, emotional, road movie, realistic, serious, one man show, dramatic, intense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, marriage, music, country music, couple relations, accident, rising to stardom, rise and fall, addiction, artists and showbiz, performer's life, loss of sibling, love, rags to riches, loss of brother, rock and roll, drug addiction, drug abuse, life is a bitch, marital problem, divorce, musician, music business, drugs, love story ...
Time: 1960s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 20th century, 40s, 80s ...
Place: usa, arkansas, germany, memphis, tennessee, europe

Most similar movies to Walk the Line

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sentimental and touching films with plots about artists and showbiz, musician's life, music, ambition, rising to stardom, couples and lifestyle mostly in Drama, Music and Biography genres. Some movies like Walk the Line: Why Do Fools Fall in Love (1998), Coal Miner's Daughter (1980), Ray (2004), Sid and Nancy (1986), The Rose (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Why Do Fools Fall in Love (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In the mid-80s, three women (each with an attorney) arrive at the office of New York entertainment manager, Morris Levy. One is an L.A. singer, formerly of the Platters; one is a petty thief from Philly; one teaches school in a small Georgia town. ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, dramatic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: showbiz, drug abuse, music, music band, musician's life, addiction, rise and fall, rising to stardom, couple relations, celebrity culture, ambition, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 80s, 1950s ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Coal Miner's Daughter (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Biography of Loretta Lynn, a country and western singer that came from poverty to fame.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: country music, coal mining, journey shown on map, coal, music, country, musician's life, rising to stardom, female friendship, couple relations, ambition, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1950s
Place: kentucky, washington state, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 123K
Ray (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Born on a sharecropping plantation in Northern Florida, Ray Charles went blind at seven. Inspired by a fiercely independent mom who insisted he make his own way, He found his calling and his gift behind a piano keyboard. Touring across the Southern ...
Style: sincere, epic, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, jazz, heroin, rags to riches, overdose, disability, pianist, addiction, recording studio, country music, music, infidelity ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: usa, georgia, harlem manhattan new york city, atlanta georgia, montreal quebec canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 26K
Sid and Nancy (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Following their breakout success in England, flagship punk rock band the Sex Pistols venture out on their first U.S. tour. Temperamental bassist Sid Vicious takes his troubled girlfriend, Nancy Spungen, along for the ride. Along the way, the ...
Style: gloomy, serious, captivating, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: addiction, destructive relationship, drug abuse, heroin, drugs/alcohol, rise and fall, punk, bassist, punk rock, love and romance, couples, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, new york, europe, britain, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 7K
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: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: rise and fall, blues, ambition, music, addiction, musician's life, drugs/alcohol, rock, drug abuse, rock band, alcohol abuse, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
What's Love Got to Do with It (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A film about the singer Tina Turner and how she rose to stardom with her abusive husband Ike Turner and how she gained the courage to break free.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: price of fame, black woman, black family, music, starting over, domestic violence, musician's life, drugs/alcohol, crumbling marriage, rising to stardom, couple relations, destructive relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s, 1960s ...
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, rise and fall, rock star, fame, self discovery, tragic love, performer's life, music, rising to stardom, celebrity culture, showbiz, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
King of Salsa (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The rise and fall of salsa singer, H├ęctor Lavoe (1946-1993), as told from the perspective of his wife Puchi, who looks back from 2002.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: music, latin, musician's life, performer's life, romance, dancing, rise and fall, couple relations, addiction, celebrity culture, drug abuse, showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 22K
Selena (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In this biographical drama, Selena Quintanilla is born into a musical Mexican-American family in Texas. Her father, Abraham, realizes that his young daughter is talented and begins performing with her at small venues. She finds success and falls for ...
Style: sentimental, serious, uplifting, touching, realistic ...
Plot: elopement, singer, music, rise and fall, latin, musician's life, performer's life, latinx lead, rising to stardom, showbiz, ambition, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.1
 2K
Whitney (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Chronicles Whitney Houston's rise to fame and turbulent relationship with husband Bobby Brown.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: drugs/alcohol, musician's life, music, crumbling marriage, rising to stardom, couple relations, destructive relationship, showbiz, unfulfillment, couples, artists and showbiz, best friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 10K
Bird (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Saxophone player Charlie Parker comes to New York in 1940. He is quickly noticed for his remarkable way of playing. He becomes a drug addict but his loving wife Chan tries to help him.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy, captivating ...
Plot: jazz, heroin addict, eiffel tower paris, jazz music, death of daughter, music, addiction, heroin, drug abuse, drugs/alcohol, musician's life, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.6
 75K
La Vie en Rose (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, UK, Czech Republic
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A swirling, impressionistic portrait of an artist who regretted nothing, writer-director Olivier Dahan's La Vie en Rose stars Marion Cotillard in a blazing performance as the legendary French icon Edith Piaf. From the mean streets of the ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: french, singer, musician's life, performer, national anthem, song, blindness, music, childhood, cabaret, manager, poverty ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1940s, 1950s, 1920s ...
Place: france, europe, montmartre paris, paris france, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Cadillac Records (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story of sex, violence, race and rock and roll in 1950s Chicago, and the exciting but turbulent lives of some of America's musical legends, including Muddy Waters, Leonard Chess, Little Walter, Howlin' Wolf, Etta James and Chuck Berry.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: singer, musician's life, music, civil rights, musician, african american, blues, performer's life, rising to stardom, showbiz, ambition, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 1950s ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
 24K
La Bamba (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Biographical story of the rise from nowhere of singer Ritchie Valens whose life was cut short by a plane crash.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: death, musician's life, mexican american, marital rape, dying young, music, oldies, latin, drugs/alcohol, prodigy, rising to stardom, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
 4K
Sweet Dreams (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Lange stunningly portrays Patsy Cline, the velvet-voiced country singer who died in a tragic plane crash.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, macabre ...
Plot: fame, country music, ambition, musician's life, performer's life, historical figure, tragic hero, crumbling marriage, rising to stardom, couple relations, relationship vs career, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, year 1959, 1960s ...
Place: west virginia, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 2.2
 20K
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, sentimental, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: music, performer's life, romance, desire for fame, talent show, movie star, career woman, talent, follow your dream, rising to stardom, cinderella story, showbiz ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Lady Sings the Blues (1972)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Chronicles the rise and fall of legendary blues singer Billie Holiday. Her late childhood, stint as a prostitute, early tours, marriages and drug addiction are featured.
Style: realistic, gloomy, serious, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: jazz, drug abuse, nightclub owner, racist, music, racism, showbiz, blues, musician's life, addiction, tragic hero, blues music ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 70s, 1940s
Place: harlem, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, cross country, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
John and Yoko: A Love Story (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Details the lives of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, from before their first meeting to their rise to stardom.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, avant garde
Audience: date night
Plot: the beatles, musician's life, rock, romance, rising to stardom, historical figure, music, couple relations, artists and showbiz, couples, fall in love, music band ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 601
Elvis and Me (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: The story of Priscilla's life with rock and roll star Elvis Presley.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: rock, folk hero, couple relations, romance, ambition, music, love and romance, couples, artists and showbiz, musician's life, desire for fame, introspection ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Five Heartbeats (1991)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In the early 1960's, a quintet of hopeful, young African-American men form an amateur vocal group called The Five Heartbeats. After an initially rocky start, the group improves, turns pro, and rises to become a top flight music sensation. Along ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Plot: friendship, music, rise and fall, hit and run, musician's life, band, ambition, hopes, racism, love and romance, society, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Great Balls of Fire! (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story of Jerry Lee Lewis, arguably the greatest and certainly one of the wildest musicians of the 1950s. His arrogance, remarkable talent, and unconventional lifestyle often brought him into conflict with others in the industry, and even earned ...
Style: feel good, serious, realistic, entertaining, harsh ...
Plot: rise and fall, train, cousin cousin relationship, religious fundamentalism, music, rock, musician's life, musician, older man younger woman relationship, rising to stardom, celebrity culture, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 18K
Get on Up (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating, dramatic ...
Plot: african american, music, drugs/alcohol, musician's life, blind ambition, friendship, desire for fame, rising to stardom, showbiz, ambition, artists and showbiz, rise to the top ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: georgia, usa, new jersey, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Buddy Holly Story (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A film about the life and career of the early rock and roll star.
Style: serious, humorous, realistic, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: blizzard, price of fame, rags to riches, disc jockey, star, music, rock, musician's life, performer's life, tragic hero, desire for fame, rising to stardom ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: texas, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 549
Crazy (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Crazy is the story of a legendary guitar player who emerged from Nashville in the 1950s. Blessed with incomparable, natural talent, Hank Garland quickly established his reputation as the finest sessions player in Nashville.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: jazz, guitar, assassination, doctor, infidelity, country, musician's life, rise and fall, music, artists and showbiz, performer's life, womanizer ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: tennessee, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 3K
Elvis (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Biographical movie about the famous rock singer Elvis Presley.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: washed up star, musician's life, rock, rising to stardom, music, relationship vs career, showbiz, family life, power relations, artists and showbiz, music band, performer's life ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
 16K
Country Strong (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Soon after the rising young singer-songwriter Beau Williams gets involved with a fallen, emotionally unstable country star Kelly Canter, the pair embark on a career resurrection tour helmed by her husband/manager James and featuring a beauty ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love, addiction, adultery, van, infidelity, alcohol, musician, bar, singer, paparazzi, biker, suicide ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas, tennessee, austin texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Your Cheatin' Heart (1964)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story of the country and western singer Hank Williams.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: country music, country, musician's life, music, performer's life, prodigy, rise and fall, alcohol abuse, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, tragic hero, rising to stardom ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Honeysuckle Rose (1980)
Genre: Music, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Buck Bonham (Willie Nelson) is a country singer, with a good family, struggling to find national fame. He juggles his music career with his responsibilities to his wife and son. He has everything going his way until the daughter of his former ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, road movie ...
Plot: on the road, infidelity, music, romance, country, musician's life, rising to stardom, love and romance, artists and showbiz, introspection, moral dilemma, love triangle ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 14K
Beyond the Sea (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the life and career of legendary entertainer, Bobby Darin, the biopic moves back and forth between his childhood and adulthood, to tell the tale of his remarkable life. Kevin Spacey did his own singing for Beyond the Sea, recreating Bobby ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: rowboat, perfectionist, music, election, pianist, family secret, musician's life, rock, rising to stardom, celebrity culture, showbiz, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: usa, pacific ocean, new york, italy, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An acclaimed stage performer, Dorothy still struggled with the challenge of her color, in a time that wouldn't let some stars in by the front door. Yet against the odds she beat out many more famous rivals for the role of "Carmen ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: racism, showbiz, overdose, actor's life, hollywood, jazz, music, performer's life, desire for fame, rise and fall, discrimination, rising to stardom ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 1940s ...
Place: usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%