Movies like Stardom

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Stardom (2000)
 5.6
 2K
Stardom (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young girl is plucked from small-town obscurity and thrust into the spotlight of the glamorous world of super-models.
Style: clever, captivating, realistic, cynical, stylized, sexy, humorous, sexual, biting, suspense ...
Plot: fashion, rise and fall, lifestyle, rising to stardom, ambition, rise to the top, desire for fame, obsession, showbiz, celebrity culture, model, fame, shallowness, rags to riches, small town, satire, journalism, destructive relationship, artists and showbiz, small town life, musician's life, media, aging, actor's life, media satire ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, canada, europe, montreal, argentina, new jersey ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about lifestyle, artists and showbiz, showbiz, celebrity culture, satire, ambition and love and romance mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Stardom: Ready to Wear (1994), Lisa Picard Is Famous (2000), Mr. Saturday Night (1992), Childstar (2004), Martin and Lewis (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.2
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Ready to Wear (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Paris Fashion Week draws the usual bunch of people; designers, reporters, models, magazine editors, photographers. Follows the various storylines of these characters, centering around a murder investigation of a prominent fashion figure. Features an ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, satirical, talky ...
Plot: fashion, farce, lifestyle, love and romance, media satire, lovers reunited, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, fashion model, fashion show, multiple storylines, art ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Lisa Picard Is Famous (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A documentarian decides to follow the career of New York actress Lisa Picard, believing she is on the brink of fame. Instead, he bears witness to Lisa's continued, humorous, struggles as an actress, as well as the conflict that arises when ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, cynical, witty, humorous ...
Plot: satire, rise to the top, ambition, desire for fame, actor's life, rising to stardom, workplace, best friends, love and romance, lifestyle, workplace romance, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Mr. Saturday Night (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Buddy Young was the comic's comic, beloved by everyone. Now, playing to miniscule crowds in nursing homes, it seems like everybody but Buddy realizes that he should retire. As Buddy looks for work in show business, he realizes that the rest of ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, stylized, intense ...
Plot: showbiz, comedian, ambition, actor's life, family life, desire for fame, aging, talent agent, rise and fall, rise to the top, relationship vs career, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.0
 1K
Childstar (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Childstar is about an egotistical 12-year-old named Taylor Brandon Burns who has skyrocketed to fame at that young age. His relationship with his driver, Rick, takes a turn when Taylor confides in him about the problems of celebrity and the fears of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: actor's life, fame, coming of age, lifestyle, filmmaking, showbiz, youth, artists and showbiz, family relations, satire, parents and children, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Martin and Lewis (2002)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of the 10-year rocky relationship between Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexy, sexual
Plot: rise and fall, desire for fame, actor's life, rising to stardom, ambition, friendship, rise to the top, celebrity culture, buddies, breakup, lifestyle, showbiz ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 6K
Delirious (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Les, a small-time celebrity photographer desperate to make it big, befriends Toby, a homeless young man with no direction except a vague desire to become an actor. When by chance Toby becomes romantically involved with K'Harma Leeds, the ...
Style: semi serious, cynical, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: paparazzi, obsession, rise to the top, desire for fame, ambition, artists and showbiz, vengeance, showbiz, celebrity culture, lifestyle, love and romance, opposites attract ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, england, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Who Are You, Polly Maggoo? (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In this excoriating satire of the fashion industry, Polly Maggoo is a 20-year-old Brooklyn-born fashion model in Paris, on the runway at the big shows where magazine editor Ms. Maxwell is the reigning opinion maker. The ridiculous passes for ...
Style: suspense, realistic, semi serious, biting, surreal ...
Plot: fashion, satire, lifestyle, media, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, celebrity culture, media satire, pop art, surrealism, absurd humor, prince ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 2K
Sunset Strip (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A day in Hollywood, 1972, with young people looking for the 24 hours that will change their lives. Zach will open that night for a British rocker at Whisky a Go-Go; he lives in a canyon and plays impromptu duets with a mysterious guitarist he ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, musician, desire for fame, lifestyle, ambition, music band, rising to stardom, love triangle, celebrity culture, nightlife, artists and showbiz, actor's life ...
Time: 70s, year 1972
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.1
 3K
Trust Me (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Trust Me follows flailing Hollywood agent Howard, who seemingly strikes gold after signing the next big child star. What results is an unexpected ride through the nasty inner workings of Hollywood, as Howard desperately tries to make it in an ...
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: starlet, showbiz, desire for fame, ambition, lifestyle, prodigy, youth, intrigue, rivalry, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: parody, not serious, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music industry, music, nothing goes right, music band, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, showbiz, rising to stardom, performer's life, media, ambition, musician's life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
 21K
State and Main (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Hollywood Film unit invades a small Vermont town leading to wholesale abandonment of values and virtue. A smart, warm and funny movie - and not just for movie buffs. Tagline: When a film crew came to Waterford, Vermont - They Shot First And Asked ...
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, filmmaking, small town life, americana, lifestyle, love and romance, movie business, disorder, showbiz, couple relations, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, vermont, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 575
Cannes Man (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Film producer Sy Lerner makes a bet with a fellow film executive that he can turn any nobody into a star at the Cannes Film Festival. A New York cab driver who is visiting the festival is chosen as the test subject to settle the bet and Sy uses his ...
Style: parody, realistic, semi serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: filmmaking, satire, disorder, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, ambition, lifestyle, actor's life, desire for fame, showbiz, media satire, farce ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, france, europe, cannes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 27K
Celebrity (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The career and personal life of writer Lee are at a standstill, so he divorces his bashful wife, Robin, and dives into a new job as an entertainment journalist. His assignments take him to the swankiest corners of Manhattan, but as he jumps from one ...
Style: witty, cynical, stylized, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, artists and showbiz, ambition, desire for fame, showbiz, celebrity culture, lifestyle, satire, celebrity, ex wife, greed, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, atlantic city new jersey, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A British writer struggles to fit in at a high-profile magazine in New York. Based on Toby Young's memoir "How to Lose Friends & Alienate People".
Style: humorous, intellectual, funny, satirical, light ...
Plot: starlet, journalism, writers, workplace romance, rise to the top, romance, fame, showbiz, celebrity culture, fish out of water, love affair, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Once in a Lifetime (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Mona Bergström is a sweet eurovision-obsessed woman in her 30's. She is married to a lazy husband and have 4 children, all named after her favorite Swedish eurovision popstars. Her brother is a crossdressing guy selftitled "Candy ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: moral dilemma, desire for fame, lifestyle, rising to stardom, ambition, showbiz, obsession, contests and competitions, sibling relationship, aspiring singer, celebrity culture, music ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.7
 1K
The New Age (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Peter and Katherine Witner are Southern California super-yuppies with great jobs but no center to their lives. When they both lose their jobs and begin marital infidelities, their solution is to start their own business together. In order to find ...
Style: cynical, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: satire, dark humor, self discovery, filmmaking, crumbling marriage, society, couple relations, infidelity, breakup, family problems, lifestyle, starting over ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 484
No Shame (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A script fell to Isabel by chance. In reading it you realize it's the same story of the romance she had with the film director Mario Fabra, author of the script. Isabel decides appointment with Mario, who was not seen again, but at the moment ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, biting, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lovers reunited, ambition, lifestyle, rise to the top, ego clash, love and romance, filmmaking, couples, showbiz, actor's life, youth, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madrid, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Big Picture (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hollywood beckons for recent film school grad Nick Chapman, who is out to capitalize on the momentum from his national award-winning student film. Studio executive Allen Habel seduces Nick with a dream deal to make his first feature, but once ...
Style: suspense, humorous, semi serious, realistic, light ...
Plot: hollywood, friendship, rise to the top, desire for fame, satire, artists and showbiz, ambition, rivalry, celebrity culture, rich and poor, movie business, personality change ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Twenty-three years after the release of the original Beatles mockumentary, 'The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash', famous artists, actors and musicians speak out on how The Rutles influenced them.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, parody, cynical ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, rise and fall, friends, showbiz, celebrity culture, cons and scams, journalism, music, musician's life, ambition, desire for fame, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.5
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Showboy (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Christian Taylor, a writer on hit TV series Six Feet Under, is being profiled by a British documentary crew when he's sacked, though he doesn't know they've overheard the firing. They follow him to Las Vegas, where he is ostensibly ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, cynical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tv show, ambition, follow your dream, rise to the top, actor's life, showbiz, silly humor, couples, filmmaking, starting over, unlikely couple, workplace ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.7
 29K
Primary Colors (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA, France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 143 min.
Story: In this adaptation of the best-selling roman à clef about Bill Clinton's 1992 run for the White House, the young and gifted Henry Burton is tapped to oversee the presidential campaign of Governor Jack Stanton. Burton is pulled into the ...
Style: thought provoking, semi serious, cynical, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: politics, scandal, presidential election, media, extramarital affair, head of state, usa president, supportive spouse, rise to the top, state affairs, couple relations, satire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: new hampshire, california, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.9
 417
Out of Sync (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Roger Deacon, a down-and-out record producer, is given the job of making a singing star out of an industry mogul's girlfriend, an attractive but talentless starlet. He discovers a housewife with a powerful singing voice and decides to secretly ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, entertaining, realistic ...
Plot: ambition, desire for fame, hidden identity, rise to the top, dishonesty, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, performer's life, showbiz, cons and scams, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.6
 654
Say Uncle (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young artist (Peter Paige), desperate to replace the relationship he had with his recently relocated godson, is targeted by a neighborhood mom (Kathy Najimy) as a potential threat to the community.
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: godparent, false accusation, suburban life, gender, small town, small town life, suburbs, lifestyle, social relations, obsession, gays and lesbians, lynch mob ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Tree, the Mayor and the Mediatheque (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The socialist mayor of a small village in France dreams of building an arts center but he runs up against some opposition.
Style: witty, humorous, clever, biting, cynical ...
Plot: satire, couples, social relations, small town, small town life, society, politics, opposites attract, environmental, mayor, journalism, tree ...
Time: 90s, year 1992
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
All About Actresses (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: While shooting a documentary about all kinds of actresses, the director falls for one of them.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, sexual ...
Plot: filmmaking, showbiz, lifestyle, celebrity culture, actor's life, love and romance, midlife crisis, actress, money, film producer, humiliation, elderly lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: india, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Martha, Inc.: The Story of Martha Stewart (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Martha, Inc.: The Story of Martha Stewart is a 2003 NBC TV movie starring Cybill Shepherd as Martha Stewart in which the life of Martha Stewart is outlined starting from her life in New Jersey to the scandal behind her arrest.
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, suspense, biting ...
Plot: ambition, rise to the top, rise and fall, relationship vs career, tv show, celebrity culture, boss and employee, lifestyle, rising to stardom, workplace situations, obnoxious boss, media satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Real Blonde (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An aspiring actor and his girlfriend handle life's frustrations, while his friend seeks fulfillment with a blonde.
Style: humorous, satirical, light, melancholic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: satire, sexual dysfunction, actor's life, showbiz, romance, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, workplace, workplace situations, fashion, unsuccessful, waiter ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Hollywood comedian/actor Pauly Shore loses everything: his house, nobody in Hollywood wants to represent him, he moves back home with his mom and is now parking cars at the Comedy Store. Then one night when he's up in his mom's loft, a ...
Style: humorous, satirical, absurd, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: actor's life, showbiz, filmmaking, dark humor, disorder, nothing goes right, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, ghost, cons and scams, death, desire for fame ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, france, europe, paris france, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Hollywood North (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The making of a serious, Canadian art house film descends into Hollywood farce when its producer is forced to compromise his vision to accommodate his drug-addled star, his leading lady and his venal backers.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, suspense ...
Plot: hollywood, actor's life, showbiz, lifestyle, obnoxious boss, love and romance, celebrity culture, filmmaking, satire, curses spells and rituals, movie business, media ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.5
 6K
The TV Set (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: As a writer named Mike struggles to shepherd his semi-autobiographical sitcom into development, his vision is slowly eroded by a domineering network executive named Lenny who favors trashy reality programming. The irony, of course, is that every ...
Style: semi serious, witty, satirical, melancholic, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: showbiz, audition, tv show, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, media satire, actor's life, strong female character, television, pregnancy, sarcasm, deadpan ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%