Movies like Florence Foster Jenkins

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Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)
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Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress, who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.
Style: melancholic, dramatic, compassionate, light, talky, interesting, touching, absurd, romantic, sexy ...
Plot: awkward situation, greed, marriage, manipulation, bad singing, concert, singing, singer, opera singer, heiress, pianist, audition, newspaper reporter, critic, recording studio, recital, gay, syphilis, song, dog, musician, party, money, friendship, millionaire ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 1920s, 1930s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey

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Most similar movies to Florence Foster Jenkins

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, dramatic and talky films with plots about runaway, mentor, catastrophe, storytelling, dialogue, singing and singer mostly in Drama, Music and Comedy genres. Some movies like Florence Foster Jenkins: Marguerite (2015), The Devil Wears Prada (2006), A Prairie Home Companion (2006), The Soloist (2009), Ricki and the Flash (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Marguerite (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: France, Czech Republic, Belgium
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Paris in the 1920s. Marguerite Dumont is a wealthy woman with a passion for music and the opera. For years, she has performed regularly for a circle of guests. But Marguerite sings tragically out of tune and no one has ever told her. Her husband and ...
Plot: newspaper article, husband wife relationship, learning the truth, infidelity, doctor, opera singer, newspaper reporter, car breakdown, soprano, rich woman, newspaper headline, female protagonist ...
Time: 1920s, year 1915, post world war one
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Devil Wears Prada (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Devil Wears Prada is about a young journalist who moves to New York to work in the fashion industry. Her boss however is extremely demanding and cruel and won’t let her succeed if she doesn’t fit into the high class elegant look of their ...
Style: witty, realistic, emotional, clever, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fashion, fish out of water, workplace intrigue, relationship vs career, boss and employee, journalism, journalist, workplace situations, city life, women, media satire, new job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A Prairie Home Companion (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A look at what goes on backstage during the last broadcast of America's most celebrated radio show, where singing cowboys Dusty and Lefty, a country music siren, and a host of others hold court
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: backstage, singer, radio, country music, angel, cowboy, performance, radio show, musician, country, music, americana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, usa, chicago illinois, wisconsin, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 48K
The Soloist (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Los Angeles journalist befriends a homeless Juilliard-trained musician, while looking for a new article for the paper.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: prodigy, mental illness, cello, violin, newspaper, music, musician, musician's life, homeless, unlikely partners, down on your luck, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Ricki and the Flash (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Meryl Streep stars as Ricki Rendazzo, a guitar heroine who made a world of mistakes as she followed her dreams of rock-and-roll stardom. Returning home, Ricki gets a shot at redemption and a chance to make things right as she faces the music with ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sweet, dramatic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, aging, divorce, parents and children, family drama, family relations, rock star, musician's life, ambition, elderly, family problems, quibbling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 10K
De-Lovely (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: From Paris to Venice to Broadway to Hollywood, the lives of Cole Porter and his wife, Linda were never less than glamorous and wildly unconventional. And though Cole's thirst for life strained their marriage, Linda never stopped being his muse, ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, atmospheric, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, music, jazz, infidelity, terminal illness, disability, rehearsal, gays and lesbians, oldies, romance, musician's life, rise to the top ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s ...
Place: new york, usa, venice, paris france, indiana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
 27K
Danny Collins (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An ageing rock star decides to change his life when he discovers a 40-year-old letter written to him by John Lennon.
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, rock star, elderly, introspection, drugs/alcohol, aging, adolescence vs adulthood, hopes, family relations, musician's life, starting over, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1971
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
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Impromptu (1991)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1830s France, pianist/composer Frédéric Chopin is pursued romantically by the determined, individualistic woman who uses the name George Sand.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: romance, opposites attract, music, couple relations, love and romance, couples, musician's life, infidelity, love triangle, fall in love, cross dressing, uninvited guest ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1830s
Place: europe, france, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.6
 77K
La Vie en Rose (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, UK, Czech Republic
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A swirling, impressionistic portrait of an artist who regretted nothing, writer-director Olivier Dahan's La Vie en Rose stars Marion Cotillard in a blazing performance as the legendary French icon Edith Piaf. From the mean streets of the ...
Style: touching, captivating, serious, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: french, singer, musician's life, national anthem, performer, song, blindness, music, childhood, cabaret, manager, poverty ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1930s, 1950s, 1940s ...
Place: france, europe, normandy, manhattan new york city, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.3
 139K
Green Book (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Tony Lip, a bouncer in 1962, is hired to drive pianist Don Shirley on a tour through the Deep South in the days when African Americans forced to find alternate accommodations and services due to segregation laws below the Mason-Dixon Line relied on ...
Style: road movie, feel good, uplifting, captivating, funny ...
Plot: racism, friendship, musician, travel, prejudice, racial slur, black american, italian american, on the road, chauffeur, friend, violence ...
Time: 1960s, year 1962, 60s, 2010s
Place: america, southern usa, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.4
 11K
Topsy-Turvy (1999)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, Music, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: After their production "Princess Ida" meets with less-than-stunning reviews, the relationship between Gilbert and Sullivan is strained to breaking. Their friends and associates attempt to get the two to work together again, which opens the ...
Style: talky, witty, semi serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: theater, prostitute, telephone call, cigar smoking, drink, exhibition, opera, rehearsal, music, buddies, musician's life, showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1880s, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe, paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
It's All Gone Pete Tong (2004)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Its All Gone Pete Tong is a comedy following the tragic life of legendary Frankie Wilde. The story takes us through Frankie's life from one of the best DJ's alive, through subsequent battle with a hearing disorder, culminating in his ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: cocaine, disc jockey, comeback, recording studio, music, disability, mute or deaf, british, suicide attempt, dancer, disappearance, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ibiza
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Harmonists (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Comedian Harmonists tells the story of a famous, German male sextet, five vocals and piano, the "Comedian Harmonists", from the day they meet first in 1927 to the day in 1934, when they become banned by the upcoming Nazis, because three of ...
Style: sentimental, serious, uplifting, touching, realistic ...
Plot: anti semitism, politics, music, music band, ambition, love and romance, society, artists and showbiz, friends, musician's life, rise to the top, human spirit ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, warsaw poland, munich germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Me and Orson Welles (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Isle Of Man, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: New York, 1937. A teenager hired to star in Orson Welles' production of Julius Caesar becomes attracted to a career-driven production assistant.
Style: sincere, realistic, touching, sentimental, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, ambition, actor's life, historical figure, teenage life, boss and employee, youth, romance, fall in love, artists and showbiz, blind ambition, art ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1937
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
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Look at Me (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This is the story of human beings who know exactly what they'd do if they were somebody else, but can't handle being themselves very well, who are very simply struggling to find out who they are.
Style: talky, witty, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: arrogance, friendship, music, opera, parents and children, coming of age, overweight woman, falling in love, dysfunctional family, fall in love, writer's life, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 8K
Heartburn (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Rachel is a food writer at a New York magazine who meets Washington columnist Mark at a wedding and ends up falling in love with him despite her reservations about marriage. They buy a house, have a daughter, and Rachel thinks they are living ...
Style: talky, semi serious, clever, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, journalist, battle of the sexes, pregnancy, journalism, columnist, fall in love, romance, writer's life, wife husband relationship, dysfunctional family, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
An Awfully Big Adventure (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Liverpool. 1947. A star-struck young girl learns about the grown-up world of the theater.
Style: clever, semi serious, dark humor, witty, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, showbiz, actor's life, theater, self discovery, couple relations, unfulfilled love, artists and showbiz, love and romance, youth, couples, manipulations ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1947
Place: england, europe, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 95K
The Iron Lady (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, with a focus on the price she paid for power.
Style: touching, thought provoking, factual, sincere, serious ...
Plot: politics, leadership, female politician, prime minister, political leader, golden years, alzheimer's disease, feminism, husband wife relationship, stubbornness, multiple time frames, life & death ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century ...
Place: england, argentina, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 7.4
 32K
Love & Mercy (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The life of reclusive and eccentric Beach Boys songwriter and musician Brian Wilson.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, offbeat, melancholic ...
Plot: mental illness, psychotherapist, nervous breakdown, pop music, therapist, musician, songwriter, music, showbiz, musician's life, doctors and patients, addiction ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 80s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: usa, california, malibu california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Author P.L. Travers travels from London to Hollywood as Walt Disney Pictures adapts her novel Mary Poppins for the big screen.
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: writer's life, filmmaking, rehearsal, showbiz, hollywood, childhood, artists and showbiz, parents and children, friendship, haunted by the past, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1961, 1960s, year 1964
Place: california, usa, los angeles, australia, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
American Dreamz (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The new season of "American Dreamz," the wildly popular television singing contest, has captured the country's attention, as the competition looks to be between a young Midwestern gal (Moore) and a showtunes-loving young man from ...
Style: cynical, semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: music, terrorism, desire for fame, chief of staff, white house, media satire, tv show, singing competition, usa president, ambition, media, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, ohio, manhattan new york city, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 12K
The Sapphires (2012)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It's 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when they entertain the US troops in Vietnam as singing group The Sapphires.
Style: realistic, humorous, feel good, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: vietnam war, music band, girl group, mother child separation, native, musician's life, rising to stardom, siblings relations, ambition, artists and showbiz, performer's life, desire for fame ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1950s, year 1968 ...
Place: australia, vietnam, asia, melbourne australia, southeast asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.9
 21K
Beaches (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A privileged rich debutante and a cynical struggling entertainer share a turbulent, but strong childhood friendship over the years.
Style: emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, death of mother, dying young, oldies, best friends, life is a bitch, childhood friends, female singer, female friendship, coming of age, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: new york, san francisco, los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 7.7
 57K
Control (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA, Australia, Japan, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Control is the biography of Joy Division lead singer Ian Curtis, taking his story from schoolboy days of 1973 to his suicide on the eve of the band's first American tour in 1980.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, stylized, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: music, musician's life, punk, music band, depression, suicide, extramarital affair, hanging, singer, musician, journalist, rock ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1980
Place: england, europe, manchester england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Mrs Henderson Presents (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eccentric 70-year-old widow purchases the Windmill Theatre in London as a post-widowhood hobby. After starting an innovative continuous variety review, which is copied by other theaters, they begin to lose money. Mrs Henderson suggests they add ...
Style: witty, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: variety show, widow, showbiz, unwanted pregnancy, audition, follow your dream, war, theater, theatre milieu, wartime life, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: london, europe, england, flanders, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Lady in the Van (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The true story of the relationship between Alan Bennett and the singular Miss Shepherd, a woman of uncertain origins who ‘temporarily’ parked her van in Bennett’s London driveway and proceeded to live there for 15 years.
Style: witty, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, elderly, social differences, misfit, golden years, disorder, friends, catholic, motorcycle accident, guilty conscience, poverty, nun ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In Greenwich Village in the early 1960s, gifted but volatile folk musician Llewyn Davis struggles with money, relationships, and his uncertain future following the suicide of his singing partner.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, clever, serious, stylized ...
Plot: music, cat, musician's life, hitchhiker, performance, guitar, folk music, suicide, loneliness, audition, unwanted pregnancy, singer ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1961
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, chicago illinois, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
24 Hour Party People (2002)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1976, Tony Wilson sets up Factory Records and brings Manchester's music to the world.
Style: clever, stylized, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: nightclub, clubbing, punk, suicide, music, rave, hanging, cocaine, singer, musician, party, music band ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 90s, year 1976
Place: manchester, england, northern england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Driving Lessons (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A shy teenage boy trying to escape the influence of his domineering mother, has his world changed when he begins to work for a retired actress.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, dysfunctional family, car, infidelity, christianity, actress, letter, actor's life, teacher, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, scotland, edinburgh scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 38K
Prime (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A career driven professional from Manhattan is wooed by a young painter, who also happens to be the son of her psychoanalyst.
Style: semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: artist, therapist, unlikely couple, kiss, photographer, age difference, date, nightclub, romance, therapy, painting, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, warsaw poland, salt lake city utah ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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