Movies like Hitchcock

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Hitchcock (2012)
 6.8
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Hitchcock
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Hitchcock follows the relationship between director Alfred Hitchcock and his wife Alma Reville during the making of his most famous film "Psycho" - and the trials and tribulations the director faced from Hollywood censors.
Style: suspense, stylized, serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful, clever, interesting, intense, talky ...
Plot: obsession, censorship, marriage, murder, hollywood, adultery, infidelity, couple relations, violence, interracial romance, filmmaking, showbiz, corruption, police investigation, nudity (topless - notable), mentor, creativity, artists and showbiz, adaptation, love story, dialogue, murder mystery, pornography, runaway, serial killer ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, year 1959, 1950s, year 1944, year 1960 ...
Place: usa, california
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The Lion in Winter
Biography, Drama, History
UK, USA
134 min.
 8.1
Baadasssss!
Biography, Drama
USA
108 min.
 7.4
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Most similar movies to Hitchcock

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, interesting and talky films with plots about dialogue, mentor, adaptation, runaway, obsession, storytelling and corruption mostly in Biography, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Hitchcock: My Week with Marilyn (2011), Star 80 (1983), Baadasssss! (2003), Auto Focus (2002), Surviving Picasso (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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My Week with Marilyn
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sir Laurence Olivier is making a movie in London. Young Colin Clark, an eager film student, wants to be involved and he navigates himself a job on the set. When film star Marilyn Monroe arrives for the start of shooting, all of London is excited to ...
Style: sentimental, factual, melancholic, romantic, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, actor's life, movie star, depression, celebrity, artists and showbiz, love story, friendship, showgirl, hollywood, showbiz, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: england, california, london, europe
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Star 80
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Paul Snider is a narcissistic, small time hustler who fancies himself a ladies man. His life changes when he meets Dorothy Stratten working behind the counter of a Dairy Queen.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, gloomy, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, obsession, death, crumbling marriage, nudity (topless - notable), tragedy, manipulation, domestic disturbance, rise and fall, mentor, couple relations, destructive relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: vancouver, california, los angeles, vancouver british columbia canada
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System:   90%
    User:   75%
 
 7.4
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Baadasssss!
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Director Mario Van Peebles chronicles the complicated production of his father Melvin's classic 1971 film, "Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song." Playing his father in the film, Van Peebles offers an unapologetic account of ...
Style: serious, realistic, witty, talky, thought provoking ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   87%
    User:   86%
 
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Auto Focus
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A successful TV star during the 1960s, former "Hogan's Heroes" actor Bob Crane projects a wholesome family-man image, but this front masks his persona as a sex addict who records and photographs his many encounters with women, often ...
Style: psychological, serious, gloomy, sexual, dark ...
Plot: obsession, addiction, friendship, pornography, murder, infidelity, male nudity, drugs, hollywood, sex addict, actor's life, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s, year 1965 ...
Place: california, los angeles, usa, arizona
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    User:   69%
 
Surviving Picasso
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The passionate Merchant-Ivory drama tells the story of Francoise Gilot, the only lover of Pablo Picasso who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty and move on with her life.
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, sexual, intellectual ...
Plot: artist, love triangle, infidelity, womanizer, art, nudity (topless - notable), betrayal, romance, couple relations, drinking, women, creativity ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 1960s ...
Place: europe, france, poland, las vegas, new jersey ...
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Rated X
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Jim and Artie Mitchell, two brothers who entered the porn industry in the early 60's. After creating such legendary porn films as "Behind the Green Door" and "Inside Marily Chambers", they later ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, tense, intense ...
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, murder, pornography, rise and fall, drug addiction, drugs, brothers, mafia, drinking, rags to riches, greed ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa
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    User:   80%
 
 7.0
 40K
Bobby
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1968 the lives of a retired doorman, hotel manager, lounge singer, busboy, beautician and others intersect in the wake of Robert F. Kennedy's assassination at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, touching, dramatic ...
Plot: politics, hotel, president, corruption, friendship, assassin, assassination, senator, drugs/alcohol, tragic hero, tragedy, death ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1968
Place: california, los angeles, usa, texas, vietnam
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System:   70%
    User:   72%
 
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I Shot Andy Warhol
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Valerie Solanas who was a 1960s radical preaching hatred toward men in her "Scum" manifesto. She wrote a screenplay for a film that she wanted Andy Warhol to produce, but he continued to ignore her. So she shot ...
Style: disturbing, clever, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, art, paranoia, lesbian, prostitution, losing-it hero, drugs/alcohol, assassination, drugs, artist, insanity, rock ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   57%
 
Girl with a Pearl Earring
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This film, adapted from a work of fiction by author Tracy Chevalier, tells a story about the events surrounding the creation of the painting "Girl With A Pearl Earring" by 17th century Dutch master Johannes Vermeer. A young peasant maid ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, realistic, enigmatic ...
Plot: artist, art, painting, fall in love, writer's life, period piece, romance, painter, master and servant, small town, obsession, storytelling ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
Place: europe, holland, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   60%
 
84 Charing Cross Road
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a humorous script-reader in her New York apartment sees an ad in the Saturday Review of Literature for a bookstore in London that does mail order, she begins a very special correspondence and friendship with Frank Doel, the bookseller who works ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, romance, book, love, human nature, literature, loneliness, love story, unlikely friendships, relationships, fall in love, writers ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 1950s ...
Place: england, london, new york, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   70%
 
 7.1
 5K
RKO 281
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A film about the making of Citizen Kane. Orson Welles produces his greatest film, Citizen Kane, despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst.
Style: talky, serious, atmospheric, dramatic, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, movie business, ego clash, greed, tragedy, mentor, sacrifice, corruption, friendship, filmmaking, gunfight, brutality ...
Time: 1940s
Place: new jersey, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   56%
 
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 1K
Tom & Viv
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of the marriage of the poet TS Eliot to socialite Vivienne Haigh-Wood, which had to cope with her gynaeological and emotional problems and his growing fame.
Style: psychological, serious, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: marriage, romance, mental illness, love, doctors, artist, writer's life, crumbling marriage, psychology, depression, betrayal, obsession ...
Time: 1930s, 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   57%
 
Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Dorothy Parker remembers the heyday of the Algonquin Round Table, a circle of friends whose barbed wit, like hers, was fueled by alcohol and flirted with despair.
Style: witty, talky, clever, serious, realistic ...
Plot: hotel, prohibition, addiction, friendship, writing, poetry, writer's life, drugs/alcohol, verbal byplay, writers, relationships, rise and fall ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20s, 30s, 40s ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   69%
 
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 48K
Quills
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A nobleman with a literary flair, the Marquis de Sade lives in a madhouse where a beautiful laundry maid smuggles his erotic stories to a printer, defying orders from the asylum's resident priest. The titillating passages whip all of France ...
Style: sexual, erotic, stylized, serious, rough ...
Plot: writer's life, sexuality, censorship, pornography, writing, sex, period piece, fighting the system, male nudity, nudity (topless - notable), writers, insanity ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   59%
 
The Lion in Winter
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: 1183 AD: King Henry II's three sons all want to inherit the throne, but he won't commit to a choice. They and his wife variously plot to force him.
Style: witty, talky, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, throne, royal family, marriage, mistress, christmas, queen, king, dialogue, betrayal, state affairs ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   60%
 
 7.5
 66K
Trumbo
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The career of screenwriter Dalton Trumbo is halted by a witch hunt in the late 1940s when he defies the anti-communist HUAC committee and is blacklisted.
Style: dramatic, earnest, cerebral, interesting, entertaining ...
Plot: communism, hollywood, politics, cancer, writing, political, censorship, free speech, courage, honest, screenwriter, justice ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   62%
 
 6.2
 35K
Lovelace
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Story of Linda Lovelace, who is used and abused by the porn industry at the behest of her coercive husband, before taking control of her life.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: redemption, sexual abuse, sex, violence, prostitution, manipulation, adoption, filmmaking, strong sexual content, pornography, death, nudity (topless - notable) ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1970, year 2002
Place: usa, new jersey, malibu california, florida
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System:   55%
    User:   53%
 
 6.7
 13K
Mommie Dearest
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In this biographical film, glamorous yet lonely star Joan Crawford takes in two orphans, and at first their unconventional family seems happy. But after Joan's attempts at romantic fulfillment go sour and she is fired from her contract with MGM ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, emotional, tense ...
Plot: adoption, child abuse, dysfunctional family, mother daughter relationship, hollywood, juvenile delinquency, camp, death, mentally unstable, domestic disturbance, mansion, pornography ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 40s, 50s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   61%
 
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 6.3
 11K
Henry & June
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 136 min.
Story: While traveling in Paris, author Henry Miller and his wife, June, meet Anais Nin, and sexual sparks fly as Nin starts an affair with the openly bisexual June. When June is forced to return to the U.S., she gives Nin her blessing to sleep with her ...
Style: sexual, sexy, erotic, serious, realistic ...
Plot: writer's life, romance, lesbian, strong sexual content, adultery, writers, pornography, obsession, censorship, sex, nudity (topless - notable), sexuality ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   60%
 
 7.1
 26K
Nixon
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 192 min.
Story: An all-star cast powers this epic look at American President Richard M. Nixon, a man carrying the fate of the world on his shoulders while battling the self-destructive demands within. Spanning his troubled boyhood in California to the shocking ...
Style: epic, serious, factual, realistic, touching ...
Plot: politics, president, conspiracy, corruption, paranoia, head of state, world politics, political, rise and fall, race issues, greed, assassination ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 60s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: california, texas, washington d.c., china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   41%
 
 7.0
 25K
Pollock
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In August of 1949, Life Magazine ran a banner headline that begged the question: "Jackson Pollock: Is he the greatest living painter in the United States?" The film is a look back into the life of an extraordinary man, a man who has ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, melancholic, dramatic ...
Plot: artist, addiction, art, drinking, depression, tragedy, jazz, adultery, creativity, gay, obsession, rise and fall ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 40s, 50s, 1940s ...
Place: new york, usa, long island, greenwich village manhattan new york city
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System:   49%
    User:   58%
 
 6.4
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Factory Girl
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the mid-1960s, wealthy debutant Edie Sedgwick meets artist Andy Warhol. She joins Warhol's famous Factory and becomes his muse. Although she seems to have it all, Edie cannot have the love she craves from Andy, and she has an affair with a ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, witty, gloomy ...
Plot: addiction, artist, art, mental illness, drug abuse, drug addiction, dysfunctional family, singer, pornography, storytelling, musician's life, drugs ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s, year 1970 ...
Place: new york, usa, california, new jersey, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
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System:   49%
    User:   51%
 
 7.5
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Grey Gardens
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Based on the life stories of the eccentric aunt and first cousin of Jackie Onassis raised as Park Avenue d├ębutantes but who withdrew from New York society, taking shelter at their Long Island summer home, "Grey Gardens." As their wealth ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, offbeat, heartbreaking ...
Plot: parents and children, mother daughter relationship, eccentricity, women, dysfunctional family, mental illness, tragedy, pornography, estate, depression, society, family ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 70s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   44%
 
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The People vs. Larry Flynt
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Larry Flynt is the hedonistically obnoxious, but indomitable, publisher of Hustler magazine. The film recounts his struggle to make an honest living publishing his girlie magazine and how it changes into a battle to protect the freedom of speech for ...
Style: sexual, semi serious, factual, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: pornography, courtroom, fighting the system, aids, drug abuse, rebellion, censorship, love, lawyer, freedom, drug addiction, court ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s
Place: kentucky, usa, ohio, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   40%
 
10 Rillington Place
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of British serial killer John Christie, who committed most or all of his crimes in the titular terraced house, and the miscarriage of justice involving Timothy Evans.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, crime, murder, british, death, unlikely criminals, police investigation, death penalty, social differences, justice, greed, guilt ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1940s
Place: england, london, boston, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   42%
 
The Notorious Bettie Page
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bettie Page grew up in a conservative religious family in Tennessee and became a photo model sensation in 1950s New York. Bettie's legendary pin-up photos made her the target of a Senate investigation into pornography, and transformed her into ...
Style: sexual, stylized, serious, realistic, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bdsm, sexual abuse, pornography, censorship, sexuality, rise and fall, investigation, photographer, rape, nudity (topless - notable), innocence lost, sex ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 30s, 40s, 50s ...
Place: new york, tennessee, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   48%
    User:   54%
 
 7.2
 133K
Steve Jobs
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, dramatic, intense ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, technology, dialogue driven, prodigy, genius, friendship, dialogue, rise to the top, mentor, character study, storytelling, computers and web ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s
Place: usa, california
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System:   46%
    User:   48%
 
 7.6
 48K
Chaplin
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, Italy, Japan, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: With the use of flashback, an elderly Charlie Chaplin discusses his autobiography with his editor, who urges him to be more vulnerable and emotionally honest with his memoirs while journeying through his poverty-stricken childhood, closest ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, dramatic ...
Plot: childhood, actor's life, hollywood, actor, rising to stardom, life, mentor, success, nudity (topless - notable), drug abuse, showbiz, filmmaking ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1940s, 1930s, 1960s ...
Place: london, england, california, switzerland
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System:   45%
    User:   47%
 

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Quiz Show
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Quiz Show is a 1994 American historical drama film which tells the true story of the Twenty One quiz show scandal of the 1950s.
Style: clever, witty, intellectual, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: investigation, television, manipulation, lawyer, corruption, greed, cheating, idealism, manipulations, reality tv, cons and scams, moral ambiguity ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: new york, usa, boston
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System:   45%
    User:   40%
 
 6.8
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Bugsy
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: New York gangster Ben 'Bugsy' Siegel takes a brief business trip to Los Angeles. A sharp-dressing womanizer with a foul temper, Siegel doesn't hesitate to kill or maim anyone crossing him. In L.A. the life, the movies, and most of all ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, epic, captivating ...
Plot: gangsters, casino, crime, hotel, hollywood, hitman, gangster, mafia, gambling, violence, betrayal, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles
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System:   44%
    User:   37%
 
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