Movies like Too Late Blues

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Too Late Blues (1961)
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Too Late Blues (1961)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ghost is an idealogical musician who would rather play his blues in the park to the birds than compromise himself.
Plot: jazz, love, dancing, ghost, agent, children, musician, friendship, party, love triangle, blonde, prostitution, billiards, wine, singer, jealousy, bet, pianist, jazz musician, bartender, friendship between men, older woman younger man relationship, card playing, piano, countess ...
Place: los angeles

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Most similar movies to Too Late Blues

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and melancholic films with plots about musician, singer, music, singing, song, dancing and jazz mostly in Drama, Music and Romance genres. Some movies like Too Late Blues: The Cat and the Moon (2019), Paris Blues (1961), The Right Approach (1961), 'Round Midnight (1986), Sylvie's Love (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Cat and the Moon (2019)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Nick comes to New York to temporarily live with a jazz musician friend of his late father's named Cal while his mom is in rehab. During his time in the city, he befriends a group of kids who show him what New York has to offer.
Style: captivating, unusual plot structure, suspense, melancholic, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: 18 year old, teenage boy, friendship, underage drinking, teenager, african american, loss of father, drug dealer, musician, love triangle, black american, male camaraderie ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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Paris Blues (1961)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ram Bowen and Eddie Cook are two expatriate jazz musicians living in Paris where, unlike America at the time, Jazz musicians are celebrated and racism is a non-issue. When they meet and fall in love with two young American girls, Lillian and Connie, ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, contemplative
Plot: jazz, fall in love, nightclub, friendship, composer, musician, expatriate, racism, relationship vs career, introspection, nightlife, couples ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
The Right Approach (1961)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An opportunistic young Hollywood singer, loyal only to himself, steps on everyone he meets in order to achieve success and fame.
Style: slang
Plot: singer, eviction notice, pianist, hollywood, doctor, lawyer, hotel, bartender, abortion, bachelor, lawsuit, nightclub ...
Place: los angeles, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
'Round Midnight (1986)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Inside the Blue Note nightclub one night in 1959 Paris, an aged, ailing jazzman coaxes an eloquent wail from his tenor sax. Outside, a young Parisian too broke to buy a glass of wine strains to hear those notes. Soon they will form a friendship that ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: jazz, alcohol abuse, friendship, music, addiction, bittersweet, human nature, showbiz, drug abuse, comeback, friends, unfulfillment ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1930s, 60s, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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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 ⇓
92%
Mo' Better Blues (1990)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Opens with Bleek as a child learning to play the trumpet, his friends want him to come out and play but mother insists he finish his lessons. Bleek grows into adulthood and forms his own band - The Bleek Gilliam Quartet. The story of Bleek's ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, serious, sentimental, stylized ...
Plot: jazz, music, friendship, musician's life, rivalry, love triangle, saxophonist, jealousy, romance, fall in love, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1969, 60s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa, manhattan new york city
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Hard to Hold (1984)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Details the efforts of a pop-rock star (James Roberts / Rick Springfield) to win the love of a woman he meets in a car accident. None of the usual gambits work on this woman, who has never heard of him. Complications arise involving the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous, semi autobiographical
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, jazz, sexual content, true love, wooing, rock, couple relations, love affair, couples, friends, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Tensions rise when the trailblazing Mother of the Blues and her band gather at a Chicago recording studio in 1927. Adapted from August Wilson's play.
Style: suspense, serious, uplifting, rough
Plot: blues, black american, promise, pianist, fired from the job, african american, songwriter, bigger dreams, street life, female protagonist, musician, racism ...
Time: 1920s
Place: chicago illinois, atlanta georgia, birmingham alabama, detroit, alabama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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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, melancholic, twists and turns, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: country music, musician, infidelity, love triangle, artists and showbiz, musician's life, lifestyle, showbiz, ambition, love and romance, tragic event, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, austin texas, tennessee, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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All Night Long (1962)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Over the course of one eventful evening, the anniversary celebration of the musical and romantic partners Aurelius Rex and Delia Lane, a jealous, ambitious drummer, Johnny Cousin, attempts to tear the interracial couple apart.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: jazz, mind game, friends, couples, breaking point, manipulation, dishonesty, ambition, society, artists and showbiz, music band, love and romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Faces (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An old married man leaves his wife for a younger woman. Shortly after, his ex-wife also begins a relationship with a younger partner.
Style: talky, suspense, biting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, infidelity, suburbs, divorce, adultery, love, dysfunctional family, couple relations, friendship, introspection, human nature, family life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Dischord (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On the brink of her world tour, at the height of her success, alternative rock violinist, Gypsy, put down her violin and walked away... A man brutally beats his girlfriend to death and tosses her remains into a local river... A retired Boston PD ...
Style: rough, serious, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, investigation, musician, rock star, love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder, obsession, love triangle, police, lie, long lost brother ...
Place: boston, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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A Star is Born (2018)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers-and falls in love with-struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer – until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally's career takes off, the ...
Style: sincere, uplifting, touching, captivating, surprise ending ...
Plot: singer, showbiz, country music, alcoholic, fame, aspiring singer, talent, addiction, brother brother relationship, pop star, alcohol abuse, drinking problem ...
Time: 2010s
Place: arizona, boston, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Lackawanna Blues (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a story fueled by rhythm and blues, a young boy's life is shaped by love and the stories of a cast of characters in the boarding house where he lives in 1960s Lackawanna, New York.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, family relations, family problems, youth, lifestyle, parents and children, friends, blues, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, nanny ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, pennsylvania, russia, toronto ontario canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Stanley's Gig (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An emotionally dysfunctional ukulele minstrel lands a gig at a nursing home where he strikes up an unlikely relationship with an ancient jazz chanteuse and awakens from a lifetime of loneliness and inconsequence.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching
Plot: redemption, musician's life, haunted by the past, hopes, love and romance, golden years, friendship, daydreamer, comeback, singer, jazz, cruise ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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That Thing You Do! (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.
Style: humorous, sentimental, sincere, light, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: drummer, showbiz, recording studio, music, music band, friendship, rising to stardom, ambition, fame, celebrity culture, rise and fall, musician's life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, illinois, los angeles, wisconsin, pittsburgh ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia (1981)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An aspiring country singer (Dennis Quaid) and his feisty younger sister/manager (Kristy McNichol) struggle to reach their dreams of Nashville stardom-as long as she can keep her brother out of trouble with the ladies and the law-in this drama ...
Style: semi serious, realistic
Plot: revenge, siblings relations, country, against the odds, disorder, friends, ambition, desire for fame, music, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, dancing ...
Time: 80s
Place: georgia, tennessee, usa, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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La La Land (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile ...
Style: romantic, melancholic, dramatic, colourful, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, family outing, girls' night, date night
Plot: dancing, love, jazz, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, music, pianist, bigger dreams, audition, traffic jam, jazz club, jazz musician, destiny ...
Place: los angeles, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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XOXO (2016)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: XOXO follows six strangers whose lives collide in one frenetic, dream-chasing, hopelessly romantic night.
Style: romantic, captivating, uplifting, funny, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: festival, pop star, rock music, rave, party, friendship, dancing, dating, car, love interest, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, singer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Vox Lux (2018)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 1999, teenage sisters Celeste and Eleanor survive a seismic, violent tragedy. The sisters compose and perform a song about their experience, making something lovely and cathartic out of a catastrophe - while also catapulting Celeste to stardom. ...
Style: suspense, rough, inspirational, thought provoking, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: pop star, female singer, mother daughter relationship, transformation, illness, family, family relations, parents and children, hopes, friendship, music, adaptation ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, year 1999, year 2000, year 1986 ...
Place: usa, new york, los angeles, eastern europe, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sound of Metal (2019)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Metal drummer Ruben begins to lose his hearing. When a doctor tells him his condition will worsen, he thinks his career and life is over. His girlfriend Lou checks the former addict into a rehab for the deaf hoping it will prevent a relapse and help ...
Style: twists and turns, captivating, disturbing, realistic, tense ...
Plot: drums, drummer, heavy metal, heavy metal culture, deaf, emotional abuse, deafness, musician, deaf man, sign language, music, musician's life ...
Place: missouri, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Dreamgirls (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Three young women – Deena Jones, Effie White and Lorrell Robinson – dream of becoming pop stars and they get their wish when they're chosen to be backup singers for the legendary James 'Thunder' Early.
Style: emotional, sentimental, lyrical, melancholic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: performer's life, african american, showbiz, singer, manager, fame, backstage, lifestyle, musician, ambition, desire for fame, love affair ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: detroit, los angeles, usa, michigan, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Black Snake Moan (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A God-fearing bluesman takes to a wild young woman who, as a victim of childhood sexual abuse, is looking everywhere for love, but never quite finding it.
Style: sexy, psychological, rough, sexual, emotional ...
Plot: sex addict, nymphomaniac, redemption, musician, blues, captive, exploitation, nervous breakdown, abuse, sexual promiscuity, going straight, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tennessee, southern usa, usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
New York, New York (1977)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: An egotistical saxophone player and a young singer meet on V-J Day and embark upon a strained and rocky romance, even as their careers begin a long uphill climb.
Style: stylized, realistic, atmospheric, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: jazz, fall in love, saxophonist, cabaret, musical tour, family problems, couples, couple relations, showbiz, relationship vs career, bittersweet, ambition ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, post world war two, 70s ...
Place: new york, usa, harlem, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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 ⇓
61%
 7.7
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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, sincere, sentimental, emotional, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, jazz, musician, pianist, african american, addiction, heroin, blues, civil rights, artists and showbiz, guilt, music ...
Time: 1930s, 60s, 50s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, georgia, paris france, florida, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.0
 9K
Teen Spirit (2018)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Violet, a shy teenager living on the Isle of Wight off the south coast of England dreams of pop stardom and with the help of an unlikely mentor, she enters a singing competition that will test her integrity, talent and ambition.
Style: entertaining, captivating, light, exciting
Audience: teen drama
Plot: teenage girl, musician, audition, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, singing competition, choir, country girl, singer, love and romance, music, fictional reality show ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
A Man Called Adam (1966)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A famous jazz trumpeter finds himself unable to cope with the problems of everyday life.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: casino, alcohol abuse, racism, jazz, friends, couples, showbiz, relationship vs career, gambling, music, unfulfillment, starting over ...
Time: 60s
Place: cincinnati ohio, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 ⇓
59%
 6.8
 10K
Patti Cake$ (2017)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Straight out of Jersey comes Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a. Killa P, a.k.a. Patti Cake$, an aspiring rapper fighting through a world of strip malls and strip clubs on an unlikely quest for glory.
Style: disturbing, sincere, captivating
Plot: rap, aspiring musician, black american, friendship, loneliness, overweight woman, grandmother granddaughter relationship, female protagonist, depression, mother daughter relationship, aspiration, ambitious woman ...
Place: new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%