Movies like Phil Spector

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Phil Spector (2013)
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Phil Spector (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A drama centered on the relationship between Phil Spector and defense attorney Linda Kenney Baden while the music business legend was on trial for the murder of Lana Clarkson.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, based on true events
Plot: courtroom, artists and showbiz, legal, showbiz, courtroom drama, lawyers and clients, gay, genius, musician, money, lawyer, violence, hotel, cancer, death, suicide, freak, computer, trial, actor, happiness, gun, violence against women, chauffeur, 911 ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1944, year 2009, year 1968, year 2003, year 1963 ...
Place: usa, california

Most similar movies to Phil Spector

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, dramatic and interesting films with plots about drinking, death, runaway, mentor, artists and showbiz, singer and corruption mostly in Drama, Biography and Music genres. Some movies like Phil Spector: Danny Collins (2015), Lovelace (2013), You Don't Know Jack (2010), Love & Mercy (2014), The Doors (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Danny Collins (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An ageing rock star decides to change his life when he discovers a 40-year-old letter written to him by John Lennon.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, rock star, elderly, aging, parents and children, drugs/alcohol, hopes, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, artists and showbiz, love and romance, wooing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1971
Place: new jersey, usa
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95%
 6.2
 36K
Lovelace (2013)
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, captivating, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: sexual abuse, porn actress, redemption, actor's life, lifestyle, innocence lost, filmmaking, strong sexual content, wannabe, exploit, notoriety, porn ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 2002, year 1970
Place: usa, malibu california, florida, new jersey, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
You Don't Know Jack (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Angel of mercy… or murderous “Doctor Death”? Jack Kervorkian is one of the most polarizing figures in modern American history, a man whose passionate belief that people have the right to die has brought him both praise and vilification. ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, thought provoking, compassionate ...
Plot: terminal illness, suicide, suffering, judge, lawyer, protest, grief, district attorney, media manipulation, moral dilemma, pain, morality ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: michigan, detroit, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.4
 32K
Love & Mercy (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The life of reclusive and eccentric Beach Boys songwriter and musician Brian Wilson.
Style: serious, emotional, factual, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: mental illness, pop music, musician, psychotherapist, music, power relations, musician's life, showbiz, addiction, doctors and patients, artists and showbiz, drug abuse ...
Time: 1960s, 80s, 20th century, 70s, 90s ...
Place: usa, california, malibu california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 7.2
 77K
The Doors (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The story of the famous and influential 1960's rock band and its lead singer and composer, Jim Morrison.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, stylized, serious, rough ...
Plot: singer, music band, drug abuse, domestic violence, musician, cocaine, fame, nervous breakdown, party, hallucination, airplane, poetry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1940s, year 1970 ...
Place: california, usa, new mexico, paris france, venice beach california ...
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55%
 5.8
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Stoned (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A chronicle of the sordid life and suspicious death of Rolling Stones co-founder Brian Jones, who was found in the bottom of his swimming pool weeks after being let go from the band.
Style: realistic, serious, flamboyance
Plot: rock, drug abuse, rock star, musician, death, showbiz, life is a bitch, music, musician's life, blues, unfulfillment, friends ...
Time: 1960s, contemporary
Place: munich germany, morocco, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.3
 47K
Woman in Gold (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover a world famous painting of her aunt plundered by the Nazis during World War II, she believes rightfully belongs to her family. She did so not just to regain ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, dramatic, emotional ...
Plot: holocaust, injustice, art, courtroom drama, legal action, dedicated lawyer, life is a bitch, legal, fighting the system, aging, stolen painting, nazi ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: austria, washington d.c., california, pasadena california, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, captivating, serious, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: singer, african american, musician, civil rights, musician's life, music, ambition, rising to stardom, r&b, performer's life, couple relations, interracial relations ...
Time: 40s, 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 6.6
 44K
The Runaways (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Joan Jett and Cherie Currie, two rebellious teenagers from Southern California, become the frontwomen for the Runaways -- the now-legendary group that paved the way for future generations of female rockers. Under the Svengalilike influence of ...
Style: stylized, realistic, captivating, serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, coming of age, musician, publicity, grandmother, girl band, microphone, iron, hospital bed, broken glass, rock music, teenage girl ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.8
 736
The Last Ride (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The final days of Hank Williams.
Style: serious, sincere, touching, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, friendship, country singer, fistfight, country music, friends, life is a bitch, rising to stardom, youth, downfall, musician's life, partners ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 2010
Place: usa, virginia, alabama, ohio, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: captivating, realistic, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: starting over, black family, price of fame, domestic violence, music, love and romance, jealous spouse, friends, couple relations, hopes, drugs/alcohol, destructive relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, 80s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, dramatic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: showbiz, drug abuse, music, addiction, music band, human nature, rise and fall, lifestyle, teenage life, couples, musician's life, fall in love ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 80s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Cry in the Dark (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Lindy Chamberlain: During a camping trip to Ayers Rock in outback Australia, she claims she witnessed a dingo taking her baby daughter, Azaria, from the family tent. Azaria's body is never found. After investigations ...
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, disturbing, sincere ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, injustice, false accusation, trial, investigation, uncover truth, murder, legal action, dishonesty, legal, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.0
 805
Two of Us (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this purely fictional story, Paul McCartney drops by The Dakota to visit John Lennon in 1976. Paul is still on top of the music world, reaching #1 with his new band, Wings. John, however, has retired from public life, choosing to raise his son, ...
Style: humorous, serious, captivating, realistic, touching ...
Plot: friendship, reunion, friends, music, celebrity culture, unfulfillment, ambition, musician's life, rock, love and romance, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom ...
Time: 90s, year 1976
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.2
 39K
Conviction (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Betty Anne Waters' older brother Kenny is arrested for murder and sentenced to life in 1983, Betty Anne, a Massachusetts wife and mother of two, dedicates her life to overturning the murder conviction. Convinced that her brother is ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: convict, injustice, false accusation, lawyer, murder, fighting the system, prison, innocence, trial, courtroom, law school, testimony ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 80s, 90s ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
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The Soloist (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Los Angeles journalist befriends a homeless Juilliard-trained musician, while looking for a new article for the paper.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: prodigy, mental illness, musician, newspaper, violin, cello, homeless, music, partners, musician's life, society, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 2K
Low Down (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The daughter of jazz pianist Joe Albany witnesses her beloved father's struggle -- and failure -- to kick his heroin habit.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: addiction, jazz, coming of age, pianist, heroin, artists and showbiz, music, family relations, parents and children, youth, hollywood, father ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1974
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.7
 126K
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: captivating, serious, sincere, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, heroin, jazz, pianist, overdose, rags to riches, disability, addiction, cocaine, businessman, civil rights, mistress ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, 50s ...
Place: usa, georgia, st. louis missouri, houston texas, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Insider (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Tells the true story of a 60 Minutes television series exposé of the tobacco industry, as seen through the eyes of a real tobacco executive, Jeffrey Wigand
Style: disturbing, tense, suspenseful, realistic, talky ...
Plot: journalism, reporter, whistleblower, corruption, paranoia, fear, cover up, media, public health, lawsuit, ethics, journalist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., south carolina, iran, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
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Hitchcock (2012)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
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: serious, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, filmmaking, showbiz, director, talented, couple relations, love and romance, wife husband relationship, artists and showbiz, dreams, censorship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, california
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37%
 6.9
 21K
Puncture (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A David and Goliath law drama about a drug-addicted lawyer who takes on a health supply corporation while battling his own personal demons.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, law firm, lawsuit, courtroom, righting the wronged, public health, fighting the system, legal action, against the odds, dedicated lawyer, corporate crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1998, year 1995
Place: washington d.c., usa, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.7
 995
Filly Brown (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: “Majo” Tonorio, a.k.a. Filly Brown, is a raw, young Los Angeles hip-hop artist who spits from the heart. When a sleazy record producer offers her a crack at rap stardom, Majo faces some daunting choices. With an incarcerated mother, a record ...
Style: captivating, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: ambition, moral dilemma, radio dj, musician's life, hip hop, follow your dream, music, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, rising to stardom
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
What We Do Is Secret (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A biopic of punk legend Darby Crash and his band, the Germs.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: punk, artists and showbiz, ambition, nightlife, musician's life, addiction, rock, prodigy, showbiz, lifestyle, rise and fall, music ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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King of Salsa (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 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: realistic, sentimental, serious, captivating
Plot: music, artists and showbiz, couples, musician's life, addiction, drug abuse, latin, ambition, lifestyle, celebrity culture, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s, 60s
Place: usa, new york, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.2
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Valentino (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In 1926 the tragic and untimely death of a silent screen actor caused female moviegoers to riot in the streets and in some cases to commit suicide...
Style: offbeat, serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, movie star, prison, ambition, human spirit, gays and lesbians, showbiz, rise and fall, actor's life, athlete's life, romance ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1910s, year 1919
Place: california, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 54K
I'm Not There. (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Western
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Six actors portray six personas of music legend Bob Dylan in scenes depicting various stages of his life, chronicling his rise from unknown folksinger to international icon and revealing how Dylan constantly reinvented himself.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, non-linear, meditative ...
Plot: actor, music, musician, rock, star, poet, vietnam war, african american, ambition, musician's life, fame, performer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 70s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, england, woodstock ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Just Another Day (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Follows a day in the life of two men living at either end of the music game. A successful rapper, A-Maze, is dealing with the pitfalls and trappings of his success and facing new challenges in the music business to get a check while the other, Young ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: artists and showbiz, drugs/alcohol, crimes, music, hip hop, rivalry, desire for fame, showbiz, musician's life, ambition, violence, rapper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
 38K
Notorious (2009)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: NOTORIOUS is the story of Christopher Wallace. Through raw talent and sheer determination, Wallace transforms himself from Brooklyn street hustler (once selling crack to pregnant women) to one of the greatest rappers of all time; THE NOTORIOUS ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, sentimental, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, murder, death, fame, boom box, gold tooth, praying, urban ghetto life, rising to stardom, hip hop culture, music, artist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1983, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.3
 157K
Erin Brockovich (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A twice-divorced mother of three who sees an injustice, takes on the bad guy and wins -- with a little help from her push-up bra. Erin goes to work for an attorney and comes across medical records describing illnesses clustered in one nearby town. ...
Style: captivating, touching, uplifting, factual, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: against the odds, justice, lawyer, righting the wronged, contamination, relationship vs career, single mother, uncover truth, fighting the system, corruption, environmental, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1993
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 19K
Hoffa (1992)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Jack Nicholson's portrait of union leader James R. Hoffa, as seen through the eyes of his friend, Bobby Ciaro (Danny DeVito). The film follows Hoffa through his countless battles with the RTA and President Roosevelt all the way to a conclusion ...
Style: tense, realistic, atmospheric, serious, bleak ...
Plot: labor union, politics, gangsters, rise and fall, arson, power relations, crime, crimes, fighting the system, political intrigue, dishonesty, leadership ...
Time: 1960s, 70s, 40s, 60s, 20th century ...
Place: detroit, new york, michigan, usa, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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