Movies and TV shows like Nashville

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Nashville (2012)
 7.7
 22K
Nashville (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Rayna Jaymes and Juliette Barnes face personal and professional challenges as they navigate their paths as artists and individuals. Surrounding them, and often complicating their lives, are their family, friends and, in some cases, lovers, as well as the up-and-coming performers and songwriters trying to get ahead in the business. In Nashville, musicians and songwriters are at the heart of the storm driven by their own ambitions. Some are fueled by their creativity and passion for fame. Others struggle to cope with the pressures of success and are doing everything in their power to stay on top.
Style: captivating, sincere, realistic, sentimental, serious
Plot: music, country music, fame, rivalry, desire for fame, musician's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, music industry, family relations, ambition, reluctant, friendship, country, young woman, singer, musician, ego clash, parents and children, showbiz, hopes, musical tour, regret, fan, mayor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tennessee, southern usa

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Most similar movies to Nashville

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sentimental and touching films and TV series with plots about artists and showbiz, music, ambition, musician's life, lifestyle, singer and desire for fame mostly in Drama, Music and Romance genres. Some movies like Nashville: Empire (2015), Pure Country 2: The Gift (2010), The Song (2014), Elvis (2005), Mozart in the Jungle (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 34K
Empire (2015)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A powerful family drama about the head of a music empire whose three sons and ex-wife all battle for his throne.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, twists and turns, suspense
Plot: music, artists and showbiz, musician's life, ambition, sibling rivalry, family relations, workplace, couple relations, showbiz, brother brother relationship, rapper, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere
Plot: friendship, country, musician's life, music, desire for fame, ambition, romance, artists and showbiz, hopes, rise to the top, rising to stardom, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tennessee, usa, texas, dallas texas, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.0
 2K
The Song (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The film follows aspiring singer-songwriter Jed King (Alan Powell) as he struggles to catch a break and escape the long shadow of his father, a country music legend. After reluctantly accepting a gig at a local vineyard harvest festival, Jed is ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, uplifting, captivating
Audience: date night
Plot: country, musician's life, romance, crumbling marriage, rising to stardom, relationship vs career, music, hopes, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, introspection, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s, year 1981
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.4
 3K
Elvis (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 173 min.
Story: A chronicle of the life of Elvis Presley (Rhys Meyers), from his humble beginnings to his rise to international stardom.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, gloomy, captivating ...
Plot: rock, musician's life, performer's life, music, rising to stardom, ambition, artists and showbiz, folk hero, hotshot hero, desire for fame, rise and fall, parents and children ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Mozart in the Jungle (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 29 min.
Story: In the tradition of Anthony Bourdain's "Kitchen Confidential" and Gelsey Kirkland's "Dancing on my Grave" comes an insider’s look into the secret world of classical musicians. From her debut recital at Carnegie ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, romantic, sincere ...
Plot: musician's life, classical music, backstage, artists and showbiz, prodigy, sex, drugs/alcohol, urban, performance, hotshot, ego clash, teacher ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Hollywood Heights (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Loren (Brittany Underwood) a smart, shy and independent high school senior who has ambitions of being a songwriter, secretly sends her song lyrics to her celebrity crush, rock superstar Eddie Duran (Cody Longo). Loren's wildest dreams come true ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: cinderella story, teenage life, family, ambition, artists and showbiz, hopes, romance, friends, best friends, musician's life, single parent, desire for fame ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 16K
Country Strong (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Soon after the rising young singer-songwriter Beau Williams gets involved with a fallen, emotionally unstable country star Kelly Canter, the pair embark on a career resurrection tour helmed by her husband/manager James and featuring a beauty ...
Style: sentimental, serious, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love, addiction, musician, infidelity, van, adultery, suicide, biker, alcohol, bar, singer, paparazzi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, tennessee, dallas texas, austin texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.7
 995
Filly Brown (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: “Majo” Tonorio, a.k.a. Filly Brown, is a raw, young Los Angeles hip-hop artist who spits from the heart. When a sleazy record producer offers her a crack at rap stardom, Majo faces some daunting choices. With an incarcerated mother, a record ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, captivating
Plot: hip hop, musician's life, music, follow your dream, moral dilemma, desire for fame, rising to stardom, ambition, artists and showbiz, radio dj
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 7.5
 3K
Queen Sugar (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The series follows the life of two sisters, Nova Bordelon and Charley Bordelon, who, with her teenage son Micah moves to the heart of Louisiana to claim an inheritance from her recently departed father - an 800-acre sugarcane farm.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, sentimental
Plot: sugarcane, family drama, farm, life turned upside down, family relations, society, parents and children, power relations, social relations, single parent, interracial relations, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.4
 128K
Begin Again (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A long lost music producer finds a singer-songwriter right about the moment he has given up all hope on life.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: music, musician's life, father daughter relationship, relationships, folk, showbiz, urban, artists and showbiz, city life, parents and children, family relations, one last chance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Grace Unplugged (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A talented young singer and aspiring songwriter’s Christian faith and family ties are tested when she defies her worship-pastor father and pursues pop-music stardom in GRACE UNPLUGGED, a moving and inspiring new film that explores the true meaning ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: musician's life, coming of age, music, christian, desire for fame, small town, teenage life, church, religions or cults, ambition, artists and showbiz, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alabama, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.7
 16K
Smash (2012)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Smash is an American musical drama television series created by playwright Theresa Rebeck and developed by Robert Greenblatt for NBC. Steven Spielberg served as one of the executive producers. The series was broadcast in the US by NBC and produced ...
Style: serious, stylized, captivating, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: actor's life, showbiz, dancer, director, singer, producer, actress, actor, young woman, performer's life, urban, music ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.8
 19K
Vinyl (2016)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in 1970s New York, Vinyl is a ride through the sex- and drug-addled music business at the dawn of punk, disco, and hip-hop. The show is seen through the eyes of a record label president, Richie Finestra, who is trying to save his company and his ...
Style: stylized, captivating, realistic, tense, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: showbiz, music, ambition, music business, blackmail, mafia, disco, drugs/alcohol, nervous breakdown, historical character, rock band, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Jazz Singer (1980)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Neil Diamond stars as Yussel in this tale of a young Jewish cantor who strives to make a career in music.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: jewish, tradition, star, showbiz, ambition, musician's life, follow your dream, rise and fall, rising to stardom, parents and children, family relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Just Another Day (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Follows a day in the life of two men living at either end of the music game. A successful rapper, A-Maze, is dealing with the pitfalls and trappings of his success and facing new challenges in the music business to get a check while the other, Young ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: musician's life, hip hop, drugs/alcohol, music, desire for fame, showbiz, ambition, artists and showbiz, crimes, rivalry, music business, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
 3K
Fame (1982)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Fame is an American television series originally produced between 1982 and 1987. The show is based on the 1980 motion picture of the same name. Using a mixture of drama and music, it followed the lives of the students and faculty at the New York ...
Style: serious, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, music, dance, desire for fame, self discovery, urban, friendship, dance school, high school life, showbiz, student life, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Star Is Born (1976)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A Star Is Born is a 1976 rock music film telling the story of a young woman, played by Barbra Streisand who enters show business, and meets and falls in love with an established male star, played by Kris Kristofferson, only to find her career ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, rise and fall, fame, rock star, tragic love, self discovery, performer's life, rising to stardom, music, celebrity culture, showbiz, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.2
 172
The Heights (1992)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Heights is an American musical drama series that aired on the Fox network from August to November 1992.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: music band, suburbs, friendship, rock, music, teenage life, artists and showbiz, youth, buddies, follow your dream, suburban life, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 7.8
 792
Love Monkey (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Story: Love Monkey is a television series created by Michael Rauch and based on a book of the same name, by Kyle Smith. It starred Tom Cavanagh as a 30-something, single, record executive who navigated the tumultuous and highly amusing waters of work and ...
Style: feel good, serious, realistic, clever, sentimental
Plot: dating, buddies, showbiz, music business, thirtysomething life, music, artists and showbiz, workplace, friends, siblings relations, ambition, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, michigan, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
 3K
Pure Country (1992)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dusty Chandler (Strait) is a super star in the country music world, but his shows have the style of a '70s rock concert. One day he takes a walk - out of his overdone concerts to find his real country roots. He's helped and hindered by ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere, surprise ending ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: country music, music, romance, starting over, country, musician's life, rising to stardom, couple relations, fall in love, ambition, love and romance, couples ...
Place: usa, las vegas, texas, australia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.1
 341
Sinatra (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 250 min.
Story: An extensive biopic of one of the most famous entertainers of the 20th century - Frank Sinatra. The only thing that could engage the public more than his songs and films was his sometimes controversial private life.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, captivating
Plot: music, singer, friendship, oldies, musician's life, rising to stardom, celebrity, showbiz, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, desire for fame, relationship vs career ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.2
 12K
Treme (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Tremé takes its name from a neighborhood of New Orleans and portrays life in the aftermath of the 2005 hurricane. Beginning three months after Hurricane Katrina, the residents of New Orleans, including musicians, chefs, Mardi Gras Indians, and ...
Style: sentimental, talky, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: jazz, city life, radio dj, chef, musician, african american, lawyer, realism, musician's life, music, survival, hurricane katrina ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.5
 2K
The Gospel (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young singer turns his back on God and his father's church when tragedy strikes. He returns years later to find the once powerful congregation in disarray. With his childhood nemesis creating a "new vision" for the church, he is ...
Style: emotional, serious, captivating, realistic, touching
Plot: church, redemption, music, parents and children, homecoming, relationship vs career, family relations, artists and showbiz, musician's life, uninhibited rivalry, haunted by the past, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 6.0
 30K
Step Up All In (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: All-stars from the previous Step Up installments come together in glittering Las Vegas, battling for a victory that could define their dreams and their careers.
Style: captivating, serious, feel good, sexy, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: music, dancing, follow your dream, rivalry, romance, love and romance, hip hop, uninhibited rivalry, dance contest, victory, team, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.1
 602
B-Girl (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young female breakdancer, Angel, moves to Los Angeles after an attack by an ex-boyfriend nearly ends her dance career forever. B-Girl follows Angel through recovery and acceptance of a new life as she busts a move into the male-centric world of ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: dancing, hip hop, dancer's life, music, follow your dream, romance, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, youth, performer's life, contests and competitions, human spirit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.3
 79K
Crazy Heart (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When reporter Jean Craddock interviews Bad Blake -- an alcoholic, seen-better-days country music legend -- they connect, and the hard-living crooner sees a possible saving grace in a life with Jean and her young son. But can he leave behind an ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: musician, journalist, singer, redemption, country music, aging, loneliness, memory, guitar, alcoholic, texan, taxi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas, new mexico, houston texas, phoenix arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.6
 206
Fame L.A. (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Fame L.A. is an American drama series that aired in syndication from 1997-1998. It told the story of a drama/dance school in Los Angeles where students honed their talents while overcoming various personal problems. It starred Christian Kane, ...
Style: feel good, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, desire for fame, follow your dream, music, performer's life, artists and showbiz, hopes, lifestyle, mentor, student, performance, female student
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.1
 786
Brave New Girl (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Holly has everything it takes to be a star; the voice, the dream and the dedication, but she lacks the means to break away from her humble Texas upbringing. Then she gets the chance to attend an art and music school on the East coast and her future ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, feel good, uplifting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: musician's life, school, follow your dream, music, rising to stardom, parents and children, teenage life, ambition, hopes, youth, family relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
 7K
The Rose (1979)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Midler is the rock-and-roll singer Mary Rose Foster (known as the Rose to her legions of fans), whose romantic relationships and mental health are continuously imperiled by the demands of life on the road.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: rise and fall, blues, ambition, music, addiction, drugs/alcohol, rock, musician's life, drug abuse, rock band, alcohol abuse, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.9
 104K
Once (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A vacuum repairman moonlights as a street musician and hopes for his big break. One day a Czech immigrant, who earns a living selling flowers, approaches him with the news that she is also an aspiring singer-songwriter. The pair decide to ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, music, pianist, friendship, street musician, composer, recording studio, music store, recording session, song, romance, singer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe, czech republic, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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