Movies like Vibrations

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Vibrations (1996)
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Vibrations (1996)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Rising rock star, TJ Cray, gets the shot of a lifetime, an audition with a A & R man. On the way into the city, a carload of drunks smash into his car, severing his hands. He drops out of the business and becomes a homeless drunk. Cray wakes up to a pulsing beat in an abandoned warehouse, where a "rave" party is in full action. To his rescue comes Anamika, a computer artist, who takes him outside for fresh air. They become friends and eventually reinvent TJ's career. With the help of friends, they replace his hands with prosthetics and design a metallic cyber looking suit. TJ quickly becomes an overnight sensation, known as Cyberstorm. The finale is a dramatic scenario where TJ has to make crucial decisions about his new life.
Style: realistic, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: alcohol abuse, new age, androids and robots, vengeance, friendship, friends, romance, disability, misfit, performer's life, prodigy, life is a bitch, love and romance, ambition, fall in love, rave, follow your dream, hopes, artists and showbiz, society, musician's life, social misfits, concert, rivalry, rescue ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york

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Most similar movies to Vibrations

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and humorous films with plots about artists and showbiz, love and romance, ambition, hopes, lifestyle, friends and music mostly in Drama, Musical and Comedy genres. Some movies like Vibrations: Out of Tune (2008), Fast Forward (1985), Blue Valley Songbird (1999), An American in Hollywood (2014), Antonia (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Out of Tune (2008)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Brazil
Duration: 128 min.
Story: 'Slightly Out Of Tune' is about a group of friends who come of age during the political turmoil that plagued Brazil in the 1960's and 70's. Together, these musicians form a band called "Os Desafinados" and become a part ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching
Plot: friendship, love triangle, ambition, rise to the top, fall in love, musician's life, youth, society, love and romance, desire for fame, rising to stardom, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.8
 603
Fast Forward (1985)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Eight young people from Ohio who are dancers, come to New York, to compete in a major talent competition. But when they get there, they learn that they have to wait some time before they take part in it. So they try to do their best to survive in ...
Style: humorous, stylized, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: high school, friends, couples, youth, ambition, hopes, artists and showbiz, music band, follow your dream, music, family relations, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Blue Valley Songbird (1999)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Country singer Leana Taylor (Dolly Parton) struggles to escape from her controlling manager/boyfriend Hank (John Terry) as well as her troubled past. After turning to her guitarist (Billy Dean), Leanna finally faces her past, including her estranged ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious
Plot: small town, on the road, relationship vs career, country, small town life, couples, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, music, follow your dream, rising to stardom, performer's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: tennessee, usa, nashville tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
An American in Hollywood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A talented young filmmaker from New York sets off to Los Angeles in pursuit of the Hollywood dream, only to discover through his relationship with a beautiful feisty young actress, that Hollywood is not all that it seems.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, captivating, humorous
Plot: ambition, follow your dream, fall in love, buddies, hopes, showbiz, love and romance, filmmaking, hollywood, friends, artists and showbiz
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 6.4
 390
Antonia (2006)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Determined to escape their poverty-stricken lives, four talented young women living on the outskirts of Sao Paulo, Brazil, form an all-female rap group but find their road to success is riddled with sexism, racism, and violence. One by one, they ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, rough
Plot: music, music band, hip hop, ambition, rise to the top, musician's life, rising to stardom, prodigy, friendship, society, artists and showbiz, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Sunday School Musical (2008)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two competing groups of high school students must rally together and enter a song and dance competition in order to save their church from closing.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, church, follow your dream, lifestyle, rivalry, music band, friends, teenage love, teachers and students, ambition, save the day, choir ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.9
 140
Almost Heaven (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Story: A Canadian television director is hired to salvage an international fishing show in Scotland. The only hitch: his ex-wife is the host. What he finds in Scotland is love in the form of a local fishing guide (called a ghillie) and the chance to repair ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, ambition, relationship vs career, redemption, romance, artists and showbiz, rescue, hopes, actor's life, opposites attract, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.5
 422
The Tic Code (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A 10 year old gifted boy wants to be a jazz pianist much to the chagrin of his more classical oriented piano instructor. With his mother's help, he is an underage regular at a local nightspot, where he is teamed up with a sax superstar. Both ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, contemplative, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: jazz, disability, music, power relations, friends, hopes, single parent, musician's life, misfit, youth, coming of age, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Cheetah Girls: One World (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Chanel, Dorinda, and Aqua, are off to India to star in a Bollywood movie. But when there they discover that they will have to compete against each other to get the role in the movie. Will the Cheetah's break up again?
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: rivalry, cinderella story, friendship, contests and competitions, follow your dream, hopes, rising to stardom, love and romance, family life, family, bollywood, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Slow Dancing in the Big City (1978)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An aging out of shape reporter falls for a pretty but seriously ill ballerina.
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, sentimental, touching
Plot: ballerina, unlikely couple, dancer's life, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, urban, terminal illness, city life, fall in love, relationship vs career, doctors and patients, follow your dream ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.0
 199
Harlem Aria (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An aspiring opera singer from Harlem teams up with a charismatic busker and a kindhearted hustler to share his voice with the world, and teaches his two newfound friends the importance of taking your destiny into your own hands. Anton (Gabriel ...
Style: touching, emotional, feel good, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: opera, hip hop, ambition, desire for fame, lifestyle, prodigy, life is a bitch, follow your dream, performer's life, urban ghetto, music, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, harlem, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Preaching to the Choir (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Estranged since the death of their parents years ago, twin brothers, Teshawn and Wesley Tucker, have taken radically different paths in life. Wes (Darien Sills-Evans) has become a minister in a Harlem gospel church while Te (Billoah Greene) ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, uplifting, humorous, feel good
Plot: lifestyle, follow your dream, redemption, estrangement, family relations, family problems, clergy, drug dealing, musician's life, on the run, rivalry, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Battlefield America (2012)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young businessman hires an instructor to turn a group of misfit kids into a team on the underground dance competition circuit.
Style: realistic, inspirational, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, ambition, rivalry, youth, hip hop, social misfits, misfit, contests and competitions, mentor, dancing, training, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.3
 672
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, follow your dream, rise and fall, small town, life is a bitch, celebrity culture, rivalry, society, couples, injury ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
One Perfect Day (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Tommy Matisse, a gifted musician, undertakes an odyssey of self-discovery and tragedy in Melbourne's dance music scene.
Style: realistic, psychological, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Plot: musician's life, self discovery, addiction, nightclub, couples, prodigy, redemption, lifestyle, romance, artists and showbiz, overdose, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, australia, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.6
 2K
Honeydripper (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In 1950s Alabama, the owner of the Honeydripper juke joint finds his business dropping off and against his better judgment, hires a young electric guitarist in a last ditch effort to draw crowds during harvest time.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: blues, rise and fall, music, friendship, prodigy, rising to stardom, musician's life, ambition, follow your dream, love triangle, club, crimes ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Pure Country 2: The Gift (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Three angels bestow the gift of song to a young girl, who must follow a series of rules in order hold on to it during her rise to fame and fortune.
Style: sentimental, sincere, contemplative, realistic, serious
Plot: friendship, romance, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, lifestyle, love and romance, rise to the top, rising to stardom, musician's life, fall in love, country, americana ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee, texas, austin texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Small Town Saturday Night (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Just days before Rhett (Chris Pine) is leaving for Nashville to pursue a lifelong dream of being a singer/songwriter, his girlfriend Samantha (Bre Blair) realizes that "his" future may not be "their" future. This news comes as a ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, contemplative
Plot: small town, friends, ambition, follow your dream, hopes, lifestyle, musician's life, love and romance, friendship, parents and children, relationship vs career, troublemaker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Meat Loaf: To Hell and Back (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: "Meat Loaf" Aday is an overgrown Texas youngster, the son of a gentle woman dying of cancer and an alcoholic, abusive father. Tormented by his father and schoolmates over his size, he strikes out on his own after his mother's death, ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, captivating, semi serious
Plot: showbiz, ambition, desire for fame, rise to the top, lifestyle, musician's life, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, music band, rising to stardom, love and romance, terminal illness ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Flowers for Algernon (2000)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, thought provoking, contemplative
Plot: mentally challenged, prodigy, laboratory, blind ambition, social misfits, hopes, misfit, fall in love, doctors and patients, romance, disorder, human spirit ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.6
 2K
Strays (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Rick (Diesel) is frustrated by the repetitious grind of one-night stands and aimless hustling. Whilst looking for more to his life he meets Heather (Lanza), a neighbour. Rick takes the opportunity to escape his boring life style with her, but soon ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense
Plot: gang, redemption, drug dealer, couples, urban ghetto, family relations, bait, friends, social misfits, lifestyle, misfit, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God... Be Back by Five (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, emotional, gloomy, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: mental illness, friendship, social misfits, friends, theme park, bittersweet, alcohol abuse, self discovery, missing person, down on your luck, haunted by the past, misfit ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
 421
Me and Will (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two women with a passion for motorcycles meet while going through rehab. When they discover they've both longed to ride Captain America's red, white, and blue chopper from Easy Rider, they escape the rehab clinic and hit the highway in ...
Style: humorous, touching, offbeat, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: addiction, alcohol abuse, drug abuse, on the road, clinic, human nature, self discovery, escape, profanity, writer's life, life is a bitch, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 7.0
 4K
On the Edge (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On the Edge is about suicidal patients discovering their true selves while going through therapy in a treatment center.
Style: touching, psychological, serious, talky, sincere ...
Plot: mentally unstable, mental institution, human nature, friendship, haunted by the past, fall in love, alcohol abuse, love and romance, life is a bitch, romance, youth, rehabilitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Cheetah Girls (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A four-member teen girl group named the Cheetah Girls go to a Manhattan High School for the Performing Arts and try to become the first freshmen to win the talent show in the school's history. During the talent show auditions, they meet a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, showbiz, coming of age, high school, fashion, follow your dream, musician's life, lifestyle, ambition, rising to stardom, music band, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.9
 720
Bye Bye Birdie (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Rock-and-roll icon Conrad Birdie is about to go into the Army, and plans are being made to arrange his final going-away concert.
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: americana, teenage life, rock, couples, friends, contests and competitions, romance, musician's life, lifestyle, performer's life, ambition, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.7
 1K
Company (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Following five couples and their friend Robert (Neil Patrick Harris), the perpetual bachelor, Company explores the true meaning of being in a relationship through a series of vignettes. Winner of the 1971 Tony Award for Best Musical, Neil Patrick ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Plot: friends, friendship, concert, bachelor, theater, couple relations, love and romance, artists and showbiz, live performance, love, singing, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Make It Happen (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Embarking on a journey to fulfill her dreams as a dancer, a young girl discovers a new style of dance that will prove to be the source of both conflict and self-discovery.
Style: entertaining, inspirational, uplifting, light, captivating ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: follow your dream, love and romance, youth, rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, dance school, friendship, self discovery, dancing, dancer's life, pantyhose ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
S Club Seeing Double (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the members of S Club complain about how tough it is to stay on top, they find themselves replaced by lookalikes... or are they?
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, stylized
Plot: music band, musician's life, showbiz, tv show, friends, disorder, mad scientist, artists and showbiz, androids and robots, kidnapping, celebrity culture, music ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Midsummer Night's Rave (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Midsummer Night's Rave is a modern rave take on Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream released in 2002
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: rave, sexual content, profanity, stoners, clubbing, drugs/alcohol, friends, disorder, romance, nothing goes right, love and romance, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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