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Flesh and Bone (2015)
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Flesh and Bone (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A talented but emotionally troubled dancer runs away to New York City and quickly finds herself immersed in the cutthroat world of professional ballet.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, stylized, bleak, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: ballet, rivalry, dancer's life, mentally unstable, incest, ambition, artists and showbiz, ballerina, dancing, uninhibited rivalry, power relations, haunted by the past, stripper, war veteran, choreographer, abusive father, homeless man, brother sister incest, performer's life, dancer, young woman, gay sex, leaving home, incestuous relationship, abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, pittsburgh

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and psychological films and TV series with plots about ambition, rivalry, power relations, artists and showbiz, workplace, workplace situations and lifestyle mostly in Drama, Music and Romance genres. Some movies like Flesh and Bone: Black Swan (2010), The Company (2003), The Knick (2014), Whiplash (2014), Black Box (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Black Swan (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.
Style: psychological, twist ending, atmospheric, cerebral, dramatic ...
Plot: obsession, mental illness, hallucination, ballet, insanity, surrealism, dancer's life, psychology, paranoia, character study, showbiz, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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92%
 6.2
 7K
The Company (2003)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Ensemble drama centered around a group of ballet dancers, with a focus on one young dancer who's poised to become a principal performer.
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, sincere, lyrical ...
Plot: ballet, choreographer, ballerina, rising to stardom, ambition, lifestyle, dancer's life, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, artists and showbiz, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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100%
 8.5
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The Knick (2014)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: Set in downtown New York in 1900, 'The Knick' is centered on the Knickerbocker Hospital and the groundbreaking surgeons, nurses and staff who work there, pushing the bounds of medicine in a time of astonishingly high mortality rates and ...
Style: serious, psychological, rough, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: addiction, hospital, life is a bitch, doctors and patients, realism, workplace situations, surgeon, medicine, society, nurse, nun, power relations ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.5
 807K
Whiplash (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Under the direction of a ruthless instructor, a talented young drummer begins to pursue perfection at any cost, even his humanity.
Style: motivational, psychological, dramatic, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: follow your dream, obsession, teachers and students, mentor, music, desire for fame, musician's life, jazz, drummer, music teacher, musician, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.6
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Black Box (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Catherine Black is a world-famous neurologist at the state-of-the-art medical institution known as "The Cube". Catherine is brilliant, beautiful, and at the top of her game, though she's hiding a secret of her own: she's bipolar. ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: mental illness, treatment, workplace, mental disorder, surgery, couple relations, couples, therapy, family relations, workplace situations, patient, neurosurgeon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Birds of Paradise (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two dancers at an elite ballet academy in Paris must compete for a contract to join the highly coveted Opéra National de Paris as they confront their competitive nature, sexual awakenings and how far they would go to win.
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: ballet, ballerina, dancing, dancer's life, dancehall girl, escapades, dancer, showdown, ambition, rivalry, direction and purpose, ambitious woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.1
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Video Girl (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lorie Walker ( Meagan Good), attends a ritzy private school in a small southern town. Raised by her grandmother Valerie ( Ruby Dee), she often daydreams of becoming a professional dancer. After a chance meeting with a renowned music video director, ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, atmospheric, serious
Plot: desire for fame, ambition, dancer's life, small town, celebrity culture, follow your dream, life is a bitch, rise and fall, rivalry, society, sex scene, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Tiny Pretty Things (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When an attack brings down the star student at an elite ballet school, her replacement enters a world of lies, betrayal -- and cutthroat competition.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, suspense, atmospheric
Plot: ballet school, ballerina, dancer's life, ballet, perfectionist, pretty girl, breaking point, teachers and students, rivalry, dancer, character study, manipulation ...
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100%
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The Beautiful Life: TBL (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The daily lives of young models living together in a models' residence in New York, while struggling to deal with the cutthroat competition and fleeting fame of the fashion world.
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, captivating, contemplative
Audience: teens
Plot: model, ambition, desire for fame, rise to the top, lifestyle, intrigue, teenage life, dishonesty, youth, rivalry, teaching the ways of the world, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.8
 773
The Deep End (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Deep End is an American television series created by David Hemingson and produced by 20th Century Fox Television for the ABC television network. Starring Mehcad Brooks, Matt Long, Tina Majorino, Clancy Brown, and Billy Zane, the show follows ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, captivating, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: law firm, corporate world, lawsuit, lawyer, rivalry, lawyers and clients, workplace, lifestyle, power relations, ambition, legal, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.6
 438
3 lbs (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: 3 lbs is a drama that aired on CBS from November 14 to 28, 2006, replacing the cancelled series Smith. The show itself was then canceled three weeks later due to poor ratings. The title refers to the fact that the average human brain weighs ...
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: hospital, partners, reluctant partners, doctors and patients, workplace, power relations, doctor, neurosurgeon, friendship, rivalry, workplace situations, surgeon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.5
 35
Fall to Rise (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A famous dancer is fired after an injury and thrust into the role of motherhood.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, psychological, contemplative
Plot: ambition, introspection, artists and showbiz, strong female presence, hopes, dancer's life, women, dancer
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Made in Jersey (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A young working-class woman who uses her street smarts to compete among her pedigreed Manhattan colleagues at a prestigious New York law firm.
Style: realistic, talky, captivating, serious
Plot: law firm, lawyer, lawsuit, workplace, workplace situations, legal, ambition, jury, rivalry, society, strong female presence, unsupportive coworkers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.2
 1K
Trust Me (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series revolves around Rothman, Greene, and Moore, a fictional advertising firm. The storylines center on the difficulties of securing accounts and the characters' personal lives.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, witty ...
Plot: workplace, advertising, workplace intrigue, relationship vs career, partners, friendship, boss and employee, promotion, workaholic, ambition, advertising agency, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
 412
LAX (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: LAX is a television drama set at the Los Angeles International Airport and draws its name from the airport's IATA airport code, "LAX". On May 17, 2004 NBC announced that they had picked up the pilot to series. This show was not ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological
Plot: airport, rivalry, workplace romance, partners, workaholic, sexism, workplace, airline, interracial relations, love, friendship, staff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
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Margot (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: At the age of forty Dame Margot Fonteyn is considered to be past her best as a prima ballerina and Ninette de Valois is reducing her roles at the Royal Ballet. Then the exciting young Russian dancer Rudolf Nureyev, a recent defector to the West, ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, stylized
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Battle of the Year (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A down-on-his-luck coach is hired to prepare a team of the best American dancers for an international tournament that attracts all the best crews from around the world, but the Americans haven't won in fifteen years.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: contests and competitions, underdog, ambition, dancer's life, lifestyle, rivalry, power relations, artists and showbiz, athlete and trainer, dancing, music, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Canterbury's Law (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Elizabeth Canterbury is a force of nature. An attorney on the rise, she puts her career on the line to take on risky and unpopular cases, even when they take a toll on her personal life. Elizabeth and her law professor husband, Matt Furey, haunted ...
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: courtroom drama, lawyer, law firm, price of justice, workplace, legal, injustice, lawyers and clients, rivalry, investigation, trespassing, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 6.3
 390
The Mountain (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Boundary Mountain is an escapist playground for wealthy tourists and extreme sports enthusiasts, but to the Carver family, it's home. "The Mountain" chronicles the larger-than-life saga of the Carvers, whose colorful patriarch, David ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, romantic, scenic
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, ski resort, snowboarding, family problems, family business, ego clash, siblings relations, love triangle, dishonesty, resort, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.3
 352
The $treet (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The $treet is an American television drama series that aired on Fox in 2000. 11 episodes were produced and 6 aired in the U.S. The series was about a small brokerage house called Belmont Stevens located in New York and the lives of its employees. ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, serious, realistic
Plot: wall street, corporate crimes, ambition, rise to the top, stock broker, workplace, corporate crime, power relations, thirtysomething life, americana, boss and employee, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.5
 739
Spin (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: The President of the French Republic, visiting Saint-Etienne in the Loire, in a striking plant dies, victim of a bomb attack. The political world is agitated: early presidential elections to be held within the next thirty-five days. There is no ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, realistic, clever ...
Plot: politics, rivalry, political intrigue, campaign, head of state, ambition, media, rise to the top, workplace situations, blind ambition, state affairs, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Center Stage: Turn It Up (2008)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: All self-taught dancer Kate Parker has ever wanted to do was perform with the American Academy of Ballet. But when she doesnt make it after auditioning, she learns that it takes more than precision and perfection to succeed in the dance world.
Style: light, motivational, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: dancer's life, ballet, follow your dream, youth, performer's life, rivalry, ambition, hopes, lifestyle, dancing, young lovers, underdog ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The L.A. Complex (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Six young performers having been dubbed “most likely to succeed” in their hometowns now face the challenges and opportunities of a lifetime in the City of Angels.
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, psychological, captivating
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: desire for fame, artists and showbiz, temptation, lifestyle, ambition, hopes, follow your dream, talent agent, neighbor, dancer, roommate, comedian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 3.9
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War Story (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lee is a world-weary American woman who arrives in an Italian city. Her tangles with hotel staff, incessant smoking and her disregard of the persistently ringing telephone hint at her volatility brewing beneath the surface. Between fitful naps, she ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: haunted by the past, society, immigrants, life is a bitch, photojournalist, female protagonist, post traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress, couples, captivity, hostage, captive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.6
 5K
Queen Sugar (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows the life of two sisters, Nova Bordelon and Charley Bordelon, who, with her teenage son Micah moves to the heart of Louisiana to claim an inheritance from her recently departed father - an 800-acre sugarcane farm.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental, sincere
Plot: farm, sugarcane, life turned upside down, family relations, power relations, parents and children, interracial relations, society, social relations, single parent, rivalry, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Dirty Sexy Money (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Darling family's obscene wealth and enormous power makes them easy targets for their rivals, enemies, and the tabloids. Patriarch Tripp uses his money and influence to shield his five adult children from the prying eyes of the world. As ...
Style: realistic, talky, serious, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: wealthy family, lawyer, dysfunctional family, family problems, dedicated lawyer, lifestyle, eccentric family, family life, heir, mogul, master and servant, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Particles of Truth (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Life, love, and the fear of failing... Lilli Black, battling her painful memories and the secrets surrounding her dying father, collides into the complicated and obsessive life of Morrison Wiley on the streets of New York City. This peculiar love ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, gloomy
Plot: couples, life is a bitch, introspection, family relations, family life, human nature, estrangement, family problems, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, mental illness, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.0
 5K
Silk (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Silk is a British television drama series produced by the BBC and first shown in 2011. Written by Peter Moffat, the series follows a set of barristers, and what they do to attain the rank of Queen's Counsel, known as "taking silk."
Style: clever, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: hotshot lawyer, lawyer, ambition, courtroom drama, rivalry, success, uninhibited rivalry, lawyers and clients, workplace intrigue, workplace, legal, courtroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.1
 1K
Cane (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cane is an American television drama created by Cynthia Cidre, who also served as executive producer alongside Jonathan Prince, Jimmy Iovine and Polly Anthony. The pilot was directed by Christian Duguay. The show chronicled the lives and internal ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, stylized ...
Plot: family business, business venture, family values, family tradition, success, family problems, lust, intrigue, rise to the top, blind ambition, lifestyle, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Dance Academy (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: At Sydney's National Dance Academy, a few talented youngsters are recruited for the excruciatingly tough course. It follows Tara Webster, a sheepfarmgirl who's ambition is to be the next best ballerina. Jewish long line of doctors' ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: dance school, dancer's life, friendship, ambitious, ballet, ballerina, dancing, teenage life, teacher, ambition, hopes, talented ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%