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: emotional, inspirational, melancholic, touching, witty, stylized, dramatic, compassionate, light, talky ...
Plot: bad singing, marriage, female protagonist, opera singer, husband wife relationship, listening to music, world war two, recording studio, transformation, awkward situation, greed, manipulation, dog, gay, musician, party, money, friendship, millionaire, hotel, death, illness, love triangle, journalist, actor ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey

Most similar movies to Florence Foster Jenkins

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, dramatic, melancholic and touching films with plots about runaway, mentor, storytelling, catastrophe, dialogue, singing and singer mostly in Drama, Music and Comedy genres. Some movies like Florence Foster Jenkins: Marguerite (2015), The Devil Wears Prada (2006), The Soloist (2009), A Prairie Home Companion (2006), The Iron Lady (2011). 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, holding hands, maid, gramophone, businessman, loneliness, newspaper reporter, destruction, goggles, autograph, training, costume ...
Time: post world war one, year 1915, 1920s
Place: paris france, france
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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, clever, emotional, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fashion, fish out of water, workplace intrigue, journalist, relationship vs career, boss and employee, journalism, workplace situations, city life, new job, media satire, women ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, new jersey
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53%
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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: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: prodigy, mental illness, musician, newspaper, violin, cello, homeless, music, partners, musician's life, society, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: humorous, clever, offbeat, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: singer, backstage, radio, performance, cowboy, angel, musician, country music, radio show, music, performer's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: minnesota, usa, chicago illinois, wisconsin, texas ...
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44%
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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, talky, realistic ...
Plot: politics, leadership, prime minister, political leader, female politician, golden years, feminism, alzheimer's disease, stubbornness, multiple time frames, husband wife relationship, life & death ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 90s, contemporary, 70s ...
Place: england, argentina, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, sentimental, touching, realistic, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, ambition, actor's life, youth, teenage life, historical figure, fall in love, blind ambition, artists and showbiz, boss and employee, romance, art ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1937
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, realistic, offbeat, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, disability, rehearsal, terminal illness, infidelity, music, jazz, dishonesty, fall in love, oldies, couples, musician's life ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 1950s ...
Place: venice, usa, new york, indiana, manhattan new york city ...
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39%
 7.6
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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, uplifting, captivating, realistic, biting ...
Plot: french, singer, musician's life, childhood, loss of loved one, manager, death, cabaret, accident, poverty, national anthem, song ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1910s, 1960s, 1950s ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, montmartre paris, normandy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, journalism, pregnancy, journalist, battle of the sexes, dysfunctional family, romance, fall in love, couple relations, crumbling marriage, wife husband relationship, midlife crisis ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, rock star, elderly, aging, parents and children, drugs/alcohol, hopes, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, artists and showbiz, love and romance, wooing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1971
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, touching, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: anti semitism, politics, music, musician's life, human spirit, society, lifestyle, love and romance, friends, artists and showbiz, rise to the top, music band ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: germany, europe, munich germany, warsaw poland, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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: serious, emotional, factual, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: mental illness, pop music, musician, psychotherapist, music, power relations, musician's life, showbiz, addiction, doctors and patients, artists and showbiz, drug abuse ...
Time: 1960s, 80s, 20th century, 70s, 90s ...
Place: usa, california, malibu california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.4
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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, touching, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: theater, rehearsal, drink, telephone call, cigar smoking, prostitute, exhibition, music, opera, buddies, partners, musician's life ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1880s, 18th century
Place: england, europe, paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Music of the Heart (1999)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Story of a schoolteacher's struggle to teach violin to inner-city Harlem kids.
Style: sentimental, touching, uplifting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, chick flick
Plot: school, dedicated educator, school teacher, ambition, against the odds, fighting the system, teachers and students, female protagonist, happy ending, underdog, rivalry, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, divorce, family drama, parents and children, aging, family relations, musician's life, rock star, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, female musician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, stylized, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: disappearance, dancer, suicide attempt, party, disc jockey, comeback, recording studio, cocaine, mute or deaf, music, disability, british ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ibiza
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 4K
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, realistic, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: cross dressing, romance, fall in love, musician's life, infidelity, love triangle, couple relations, music, love and romance, couples, opposites attract, uninvited guest ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1830s
Place: europe, france, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: sentimental, emotional, serious, talky, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, death of mother, dying young, coming of age, couple relations, couples, oldies, love and romance, friends, best friends, parents and children, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1950s ...
Place: new york, san francisco, usa, los angeles, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: feel good, uplifting, road movie, captivating, funny ...
Plot: racism, friendship, musician, interracial friendship, prejudice, chauffeur, travel, driver, pianist, friendship between men, black american, italian american ...
Time: 1960s, 2010s, year 1962, 60s
Place: america, bronx new york city, southern usa, kentucky, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, offbeat, biting, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: coming of age, showbiz, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, self discovery, youth, love and romance, manipulations, actor's life, lifestyle, theater, couples ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1947
Place: england, europe, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, sentimental, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: audition, unwanted pregnancy, variety show, widow, showbiz, war, theater, business venture, social awkwardness, couples, wartime life, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: london, europe, england, flanders, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, serious, factual, emotional ...
Plot: writer's life, filmmaking, childhood, hollywood, parents and children, family relations, showbiz, haunted by the past, disney, rehearsal, show business, celebrity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1961, year 1964
Place: california, usa, los angeles, australia, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 5K
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, semi serious, witty, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, arrogance, music, dysfunctional family, couples, fall in love, parents and children, unfulfilled love, writer's life, love and romance, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, elderly, misfit, social differences, golden years, friends, disorder, catholic, piano playing, nun, poverty, guilty conscience ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, stylized, serious ...
Plot: cat, music, hitchhiker, musician's life, suicide, unwanted pregnancy, jewish, professor, singer, audition, snow, loneliness ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1961
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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: stylized, atmospheric, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: music, musician's life, punk, music band, depression, suicide, hanging, singer, musician, journalist, extramarital affair, rock ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: europe, england, manchester england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 64K
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, melancholic, inspirational, serious ...
Plot: singer, manager, performer's life, fame, backstage, singing, show business, music band, love affair, showbiz, ambition, desire for fame ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: detroit, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: stylized, clever, witty, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: nightclub, clubbing, punk, suicide, musician, rave, singer, party, cocaine, hanging, music, life changing experience ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: manchester, england, europe, northern england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.1
 33K
Nowhere Boy (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The drama tells the story of Lennon's teenage years and the start of his journey to becoming a successful musician. The story also examines the impact on his early life and personality of the two dominant females in his childhood
Style: witty, sincere, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: prodigy, musician, musician's life, follow your dream, coming of age, dysfunctional family, hopes, parents and children, aspiring musician, adolescence, childhood, friendship ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s, 1940s
Place: liverpool, england, europe, new zealand, hamburg germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Singer Freddie Mercury, guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and bass guitarist John Deacon take the music world by storm when they form the rock 'n' roll band Queen in 1970. Hit songs like "Killer Queen", "Bohemian ...
Style: inspirational, touching, rough, sexy, based on true events ...
Plot: aids, rock band, singer, fame, music band, musician, rise to the top, gay, lgbt, friendship between men, girlfriend, desire for fame ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1976, year 1970, year 1985 ...
Place: britain, england, edinburgh scotland, rio de janeiro, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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