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Play It Loud! (2003)
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Play It Loud! (2003)
Original name: Verschwende deine Jugend
Genre: Music, Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: music band, musician's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, unfaithful boyfriend, financial problem, music, friends, dancing, bank robbery, musician, female nudity, theft, jealousy, male virgin, security guard, nightclub, thunderstorm, accountant, first kiss, father son relationship, self sacrifice, phone booth, interview ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: munich germany, germany, hamburg germany

Most similar movies to Play It Loud!

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about artists and showbiz, lifestyle, music band, music, musician's life, friends and ambition mostly in Music, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Play It Loud!: ABBA: The Movie (1977), Soul Men (2008), Fleisch ist mein Gem?se (2008), Berlin Calling (2008), Linda Linda Linda (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
ABBA: The Movie (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Sweden, Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Movie detailing ABBA's mega-successful tour of Australia during mid-1977. While it mostly contains back-stage footage and as well as ABBA's famous songs such as "Dancing Queen", "Tiger", "Name of the Game" and ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, concert film
Plot: celebrity culture, showbiz, music band, music, artists and showbiz, media, radio dj, lifestyle, radio show, obsessive quest, interview, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: australia, sydney australia, adelaide south australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.4
 10K
Soul Men (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two former backup soul singers, Louis and Floyd, have not spoken to each other in 20 years, and reluctantly agree to travel across the country together to a reunion concert to honor their recently-deceased lead singer. Cleo, a beautiful young woman ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious
Plot: reunion, african american, showbiz, artists and showbiz, musician's life, lifestyle, buddies, music band, on the road, music, friends, r&b ...
Time: contemporary, year 2008
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Fleisch ist mein Gem?se (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, semi serious, dark humor, tragicomedy, humorous ...
Plot: music band, singer, musician's life, showbiz, sexual content, rising to stardom, lifestyle, coming of age, romance, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, ambition ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, 20th century
Place: germany, hamburg germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.3
 13K
Berlin Calling (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man tours clubs around the globe with his manager and girlfriend. On the eve of their largest album release he is admitted to a psychiatric clinic after overdosing at a gig.
Style: serious, realistic, humorous, rough, bleak ...
Plot: techno music, drug abuse, rehabilitation, mental institution, overdose, musician's life, lifestyle, cocaine, mentally unstable, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, doctor patient relationship, techno ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Linda Linda Linda (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A group of four high school girls decide to put together a band for their school cultural festival. Three days before they are to play the festival, the guitarist and singer quit the band. The remaining members must figure out what to do or risk ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music band, musician's life, teenage life, love and romance, lifestyle, youth, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz, high school life, girl band, music, punk ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Detroit Metal City (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Soichi Negishi moved to Tokyo to chase his dream of becoming a musician playing stylish, Swedish-style pop. Instead, he finds himself leading the death metal band Detroit Metal City, or DMC, as the costumed and grotesquely made-up "demon ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: heavy metal culture, ambition, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, hidden identity, desire for fame, love and romance, musician's life, lifestyle, hopes, celebrity culture, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.9
 3K
Garage Days (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young garage band in Sydney, is trying to make it big in Australia.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, absurd, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, friends, lifestyle, musician's life, music band, love and romance, rock music, coming of age, loneliness, artists and showbiz, youth, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 7.2
 7K
Beynelmilel (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Turkey
Duration: 105 min.
Story: It is 80's Turkey, local musicians of Adiyaman are hired by the military and trained to welcome one of the forceful generals of coup regime.
Style: humorous, emotional, sentimental, uplifting, touching ...
Plot: military, music band, musician's life, political unrest, rebellion, politics, artists and showbiz, state affairs, small town, small town life, rebelliousness, musician ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Get Ready to Be Boyzvoiced (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Norway
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mockumentary which follows an up-and-coming three-man boyband which suffers a Milli Vanilli inspired media storm just before the release of their first album. Their only hope is to get their act together before the HitAwards Norwegian music awards ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, captivating
Plot: boy band, music band, musician's life, rising to stardom, lifestyle, ambition, artists and showbiz, rehearsal, music, tour, friends, media sensation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Nodame Cantabile: The Movie I (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Following the success of the popular Japanese romantic comedy drama, NODAME CANTABILE: THE MOVIE hits the big screen! Hiroshi Tamaki and Juri Ueno reprise in their roles and continue their love for music and their pursuit for their ambitions. Chiaki ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good
Plot: classical music, musician's life, ambition, lifestyle, youth, couple relations, romance, rivalry, friendship, orchestra, music, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Zombie and the Ghost Train (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Finland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Antti "Zombie" Autiomaa does two things well: play the bass guitar and drink. After several months' sleeping on the streets of Istanbul, he returns to Helsinki where he's called into the army but discharged on mental health ...
Style: offbeat, realistic, semi serious, dark humor, humorous ...
Plot: musician's life, down on your luck, friends, music band, misfit, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, lifestyle, social misfits, losing-it hero, father son relationship, hairdresser ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, turkey, finland, helsinki finland, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.7
 8K
Joyful Noise (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: G.G. Sparrow faces off with her choir's newly appointed director, Vi Rose Hill, over the group's direction as they head into a national competition.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: teenage love, follow your dream, music band, rivalry, artists and showbiz, musician's life, contests and competitions, lifestyle, family relations, ambition, unlikely partners, odd couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.1
 2K
Habana Blues (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Spain, Cuba, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Spanish record producers express interest in Cuban musicians Ruy and Tito, the longtime friends are faced with the prospect of leaving their loved ones behind. After years of hoping and dreaming, they've finally earned the opportunity to ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: musician's life, ambition, music band, lifestyle, follow your dream, friends, immigrants, artists and showbiz, music, relationship vs career, moral dilemma, latin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cuba, usa, latin america, havana cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
God Save the King (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A story about a young girl who leaves her hometown to pursue her dream of becoming a famous punk artist.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Plot: punk, musician's life, misfit, lifestyle, music band, teenage life, nudity (full frontal - brief), youth, teenage protagonist, scandinavian girl, teen drinking, friendship between girls ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: sweden, europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Corrine Burns retreats far into plans for her band, The Fabulous Stains, after her mother's death.
Style: offbeat, humorous, witty, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug abuse, punk, punk rock, media satire, showbiz, teenage life, on the road, rebelliousness, rock, nightlife, celebrity culture, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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My Best Pals (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: They are the best friends of the world. Five friends who shared everything: may 68, hippies years, the rock and their love for Bernadette. This Bernadette has left them to become a rock-star, and is back 15 years later for a weekend. Jean-Marie ...
Style: contemplative, humorous, realistic, semi serious, talky
Plot: friendship, reunion, introspection, once promising, lifestyle, music band, buddies, friends, nudity (full frontal - brief), showbiz, stoned, ex lover ex lover relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Give My Regards to Broad Street (1984)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Having written the music and screenplay for this film, Paul McCartney also plays himself in the leading role. When the mastertape of McCartney's latest album is misplaced, he must discover its whereabouts in less than 24 hours or else risk ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: gangsters, heist, friends, musician's life, music, lifestyle, ambition, artists and showbiz, showbiz, rock, musician, robbery ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Hard Core Logo (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bruce Macdonald follows punk bank Hard Core Logo on a harrowing last-gasp reunion tour throughout Western Canada. As magnetic lead-singer Joe Dick holds the whole magilla together through sheer force of will, all the tensions and pitfalls of life on ...
Style: talky, humorous, captivating, intense, clever ...
Plot: reunion, on the road, music, music band, artists and showbiz, musician's life, friends, ambition, satire, rock music, existentialism, punk ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, british columbia, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Electric Apricot (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Electric Apricot is a spoof of jam bands centered around the band, Electric Apricot, in the style of "This Is Spinal Tap"
Style: humorous, realistic, cynical, offbeat, semi serious
Plot: music, on the road, rock, filmmaking, disorder, friends, performer's life, music band, lifestyle, partners, showbiz, heavy metal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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
Plot: music, drummer, showbiz, recording studio, friendship, rising to stardom, ambition, musician's life, rise and fall, fame, celebrity culture, music band ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, ohio, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.4
 6K
Killing Bono (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Neil and Ivan McCormick, two Irish brothers who attempt to become rock stars but can only look on as their high school friends U2 become the biggest band in the world.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: rivalry, desire for fame, follow your dream, teenage life, friends, ambition, teenage boy, brother brother relationship, music band, celebrity culture, band, cultural icon ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1976, 70s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.4
 1K
2gether (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A movie that spoofs boy bands like N*Sync, New Kids on the Block, Backstreet Boys, etc. It's the boy band version of Spinal Tap!
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: celebrity culture, showbiz, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, music, music band, performer's life, lifestyle, rising to stardom, rise to the top, partners, media ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.7
 320
Bus Palladium (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lucas, Manu, Philippe, Jacob et Mario s'aiment depuis l'enfance. Ils ont du talent et de l'espoir. Ils rêvent de musique et de gloire. Leur groupe de rock, Lust, connaît un succès grandissant, mais les aspirations de chacun rendent ...
Style: humorous, captivating, atmospheric, light, sexy ...
Plot: romance, music, youth, music band, artists and showbiz, friendship, rock band, teenage love, blues, music industry, nightclub, jealousy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Where's Firuze? (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Turkey
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Having failed incredibly many times in attempts to find a big talent and to be rich, the two producers and their only two contracted singers struggle to clean their debts and make their dreams come true, no matter what happens. Being in a tight ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, witty, humorous, realistic
Plot: desire for fame, rising to stardom, lifestyle, ambition, showbiz, fall in love, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, musician's life, buddies, comedy team, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Schultze Gets the Blues (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Schultze is an accordion player and newly without work. When the local music club celebrates its 50th anniversary, his taste of music changes unexpectedly.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, melancholic, road movie ...
Plot: friendship, blues, small town, retirement, music, musician's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, small town life, fall in love, terminal illness, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, germany, europe, usa, southern usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Brothers of the Head (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the 1970s a music promoter plucks Siamese twins from obscurity and grooms them into a freakish rock'n'roll act. A dark tale of sex, strangeness and rock music.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: perversion, twins, family relations, music band, friends, showbiz, siblings relations, human nature, love and romance, rise to the top, musician's life, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, usa, europe, los angeles, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Wedding Weekend (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of guys who sang together in a college a cappella group reunite 15 years later to perform at a friend's wedding and discover how their lives have progressed -- and in some cases regressed -- since their college heyday.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, wedding, music band, college, romance, music, lifestyle, reunited friends, group of friends, weekend, reunion, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Intimate Lighting (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Taking his young city girlfriend along for the trip, a man visits old musical friends in a country village for a string quartet rehearsal.
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: villa, funeral, musician, small town, classmate, new wave, friendship, bittersweet, musician's life, artists and showbiz, music, fish out of water ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
When Inge Is Dancing (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The ambitious punk rocker Max and the eco-activist Inge cannot stand each other, ever since Max publicly exposed her by singing the offensive song "When Inge is Dancing" in front of the whole school. But for Max and his classmates Fabio, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: music band, opposites attract, desire for fame, teenage life, ambition, friends, romance, artists and showbiz, music, teenage love, high school, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Siren (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: She seems like your ordinary overweight middle-aged wife & mom except her dream of being a rock star still weighs heavy on her soul, "they" say she can't do it, watch her transform and over come life's brutal obstacles to ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, uplifting
Audience: girls' night
Plot: against the odds, ambition, musician's life, follow your dream, lifestyle, underdog, rock, friends, strong female presence, hopes, music, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%