Movies like Bigger Than the Beatles

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Bigger Than the Beatles (2017)
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Bigger Than the Beatles (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: When Beach Boy Dennis Wilson introduced his new pal to the L.A. music scene, sparks began to fly. Charlie, an intense singer-songwriter, penned some songs for The Beach Boys, but his worldwide fame came for another reason entirely.
Plot: rock and roll, lie, charles manson
Time: year 1968

Most similar movies to Bigger Than the Beatles

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and touching films with plots about lie, family relations, husband wife relationship, female nudity, mother daughter relationship, kiss and parents and children mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Bigger Than the Beatles: Berkeley (2005), I'm Not Jesus Mommy (2010), Family Romance, LLC (2019), Ben Is Back (2018), Shadow Behind the Moon (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Women & Men 2: In Love There Are No Rules (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three short stories about women & men relationship.
Style: anthology
Plot: prostitute, lie, omnibus
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Berkeley (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Berkeley is the story of Ben Sweet, an eighteen year old boy who comes to UC Berkeley in 1968 to study accounting and avoid the draft. There begins an odyssey through sex, drugs, rock and roll, and political activism which turns his world upside ...
Plot: illegal drugs, teenager, drugs, female nudity, accounting, rock and roll, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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Shake, Rattle and Roll: An American Love Story (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: A group of high school friends starts a rock band during the 1950's.
Plot: suburbs, rock band, rock star, rock and roll, elvis presley, elvis, band, guitarist
Time: 1950s, 50s
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Rickey L Colbert Jr's Where the Truth Lies (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: A family searches for the truth ,when their lives get turned upside down after some unforeseen circumstances happen.
Style: sad
Plot: lie, death, truth, love, hate, search, humble, scared, honest
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I'm Not Jesus Mommy (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Kimberly will stop at nothing to have a child of her own. Recovering from cancer her possibilities seemed slim. However, the world's first successful human cloning project brings an opportunity and a son named David. Seven years after ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, tense, serious
Plot: cloning, danger, future dystopia, obsession, haunted by the past, deadly, imaginary, life is a bitch, jesus, survival, plague, christianity ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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Family Romance, LLC (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Love is a business at Family Romance, a company that rents human stand-ins for any occasion. Founder Yuichi Ishii helps make his clients’ dreams come true. But when the mother of 12-year-old Mahiro hires Ishii to impersonate her missing father, ...
Plot: rent, family drama, aquarium, actor, 12 year old, amusement park, robot, hugging, young girl, impersonation, hotel, father ...
Place: cannes, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Ben Is Back (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 19 year-old Ben Burns unexpectedly returns home to his family's suburban home on Christmas Eve morning. Ben's mother, Holly, is relieved and welcoming but wary of her son staying clean. Over a turbulent 24 hours, new truths are revealed, ...
Style: tense, suspense, rough, suspenseful
Plot: drug rehabilitation, mother son relationship, christmas, brother sister relationship, drug dealing, lie, addiction, drug rehab, church, money, teenager, suspicion ...
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44%
Shadow Behind the Moon (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The armed conflict between the Philippine military and the communist resistance at the beginning of the 1990s forms the backdrop to this study of three individuals who, for different reasons, are trying to resolve an untenable situation.
Style: psychological, captivating
Plot: lie, life is a bitch, couple relations, social problems, conflict, wartime, relationship problems, relationships, man slaps a woman, female nudity, male nudity, sex scene ...
Time: year 1993
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42%
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Captain Milkshake (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Marine on leave from Vietnam becomes involved with hippies, communes and drug-running.
Style: psychedelic, psychotronic
Plot: hippie, vietnam veteran, marine, marijuana, drugs, english, army captain, cigar, anti war, rock and roll, cigar smoking, vietnam war veteran ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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'68 (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: '68 covers exactly one year (January 1st through December 31st) in the lives of Zoltan Szabo and his family, Hungarian immigrants, working hard to make a life in San Francisco in 1968. The Szabos tries to adjust to the new country, changing ...
Plot: lgbt, brother brother relationship, gay, journalist, biker, male male kiss, restaurant, gay kiss, hungarian, strong female character, military service, immigrants ...
Time: 1960s, year 1968, 60s
Place: california, san francisco
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39%
 6.3
 2K
Lamb (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lamb, based on the novel by Bonnie Nadzam, traces the self-discovery of David Lamb in the weeks following the disintegration of his marriage and the death of his father. Hoping to regain some faith in his own goodness, he turns his attention to ...
Plot: postcard, cigarette, will, tomboy, lie, escape, crying man, beer, dancing, man crying, partner, cigarette smoking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Lie (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A man's life is altered unexpectedly after telling a lie to get out of work.
Style: realistic, psychological, contemplative, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: introspection, couples, boss and employee, parents and children, couple relations, profanity, lifestyle, coming of age, unfulfillment, family relations, power relations, lie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 55
Fucha (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 63 min.
Story: International Critics’ Week - Cannes Festival 1985
Plot: history teacher, cemetery, dignity, drunkard, tombstone, renovation, grave, lie, coffin, headstone, heroes, national identity
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Sinner (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Catholic priest, Father Anthony Romano (Nick Chinlund), intervenes with the police when his colleague attacks a drifter named Lil (Georgina Cates). When Anthony reluctantly provides her asylum in his rectory, the brash hustler soon discovers a ...
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: prostitute, false accusation, celibacy, lifestyle, clergy, haunted by the past, moral dilemma, redemption, dishonesty, hopes, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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@urFRENZ (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When depressed and withdrawn Catharine meets a secretive boy online, she begins to come out of her shell. But is he a suitor or a stalker, a friend or foe? The mystery of his existence fuels obsession, denial and deceit, sending her to the point of ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prank, teenage life, parents and children, youth, best friends, family relations, cyberspace, high school life, computers and web, false identity, socially awkward, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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James White (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: James White is a troubled twentysomething trying to stay afloat in a frenzied New York City. As he retreats further into a hedonistic lifestyle, his mother's battle with a serious illness faces a series of setbacks that force him to assume more ...
Style: sincere, disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: mother son relationship, drinking, drinking alcohol, terminal illness, friendship, promise, chemotherapy, lie, slacker, cancer, self destructing, new life ...
Time: year 1983, year 2000, year 2013
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Choose Connor (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Fifteen-year-old Owen Norris is at the top of his graduating middle-school class, and wants to know how the world works. He has no friends, spends almost all of his time studying, and has an almost nonexistent relationship with his white-collar ...
Style: touching, clever, realistic, serious, biting ...
Plot: campaign, teenage boy, politics, friendship, teenage life, state affairs, youth, congress, lie, ambition, political scandal, teenage crush ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, washington d.c.
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What They Had (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A woman must fly back to her hometown when her Alzheimer's-stricken mother, wanders into a blizzard. The return home forces her to confront her past.
Style: sentimental, melancholic, touching, sincere, captivating
Plot: alzheimer's disease, mother daughter relationship, blizzard, grandmother granddaughter relationship, memory loss, drinking alcohol, prayer, lie, drinking, apology, snow, self discovery ...
Place: illinois, chicago illinois, sacramento california, florida, california
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: down syndrome, twins, haunted by the past, disability, family problems, parents and children, crumbling marriage, obsession, love and romance, child illness, family in crisis, unfulfillment ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s, 1960s
Place: kentucky, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Playing with Fire (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Ding tells the story of his life and how it was shaped by three women which includes his godmother, her adopted daughter and his wife.
Style: sincere, touching, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: forbidden love, separation, forced marriage, childhood sweetheart, lie, sex, foster home, male nudity, deception, female nudity
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Station (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A detective goes out of his way to crack the case of a serial killer who specialises in murdering police officers.
Plot: salute, shooting, suicide note, snow, suicide, divorce, olympics, police officer, train station
Time: year 1968, year 1976, year 1979
Place: hokkaido
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Praise Marx and Pass the Ammunition (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Marxist-Leninist expelled from the British Communist Party joins the Revolutionary Party of the Third World, sleeps around, and attempts to rethink his place within the revolution after the events of the 1968 May uprising in Paris.
Style: avant garde
Plot: working class, political protest, class struggle, womanizer, political activist, song, marxist, irony, storyteller, revolutionary
Time: year 1968
Place: london
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30%
The Luck of Ginger Coffey (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An out-of-work Irish immigrant in Montreal remains hopeful that his luck is about to change but his disillusioned family grow tired of his pigheadedness and instability.
Plot: man wrapped in a towel, blue collar, father son relationship, newspaper, husband wife relationship, male in shower, scuffle, layoff, arrested, optimist, beer, court ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: About the 1989 murders of Carolco Entertainment chairman, Jose Menendez, and his wife, Kitty, who were killed by their sons, Lyle and Erik, in Beverly Hills, allegedly for a multimillion-dollar inheritance.
Style: bleak, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, courtroom, crimes, dysfunctional family, parents and children, siblings relations, courtroom drama, legal, deadly, life is a bitch, family relations, family problems ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, beverly hills, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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What Is It? (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: What Is It? is the name of a 2005 experimental film written, starring, funded and directed by Crispin Glover. As of 2008, the film has only been shown at independent theaters, typically accompanied by a question and answer session, slideshow and ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, surreal, avant garde, experimental ...
Plot: down syndrome, obsession, mental illness, society, social misfits, surrealism, controversy, figment, dark humor, strong sexual content, racism, against the rules ...
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30%
Club Wild Side 2 (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A guy looking for a place to stay gets a lot more than he bargained for when he finds himself living with a sexy stripper in this drama. After his girlfriend gives him his walking papers, Joe (Jason Schnuit), a naive young man from the Midwest, ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: large penis, coitus, swimming pool, female full frontal nudity, lust, lesbian sex, woman on top, lesbian, palm tree, black panties, limousine, female removes her clothes ...
Place: wisconsin
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29%
Little Accidents (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a small American coal town living in the shadow of a recent mining accident, the disappearance of a teenage boy draws three people together—a surviving miner, the lonely wife of a mine executive, and a local boy—in a web of secrets.
Style: suspense, psychological, disturbing, enigmatic
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LBJ: The Early Years (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: LBJ: The Early Years was a television movie that appeared on the NBC network in February 1987, depicting the life of former President of the United States Lyndon B. Johnson from 1934 until 1973. Actor Randy Quaid won a Golden Globe award for his ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: politics, head of state, rise to the top, media, state affairs, campaign, ambition, usa president, senator, vice president, american politics, political candidate ...
Time: 60s, 1930s, 1940s, 50s, 40s ...
Place: america, texas, usa, washington d.c., dallas texas
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27%
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Angel Blue (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dennis (Sam Bottoms) is a handsome, successful and well-liked civic leader who lives in his hometown with his lovely wife (Lisa Eichhorn) and their new baby. When Enrique Vasquez (Marco Rodriguez) and his striking teen daughter Angela (Yeniffer ...
Plot: older man younger woman sex, pursuit, banker, father daughter relationship, bar, welder, class reunion, welding, chase, pickup truck, coach, love ...
Place: california
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For the Love of Nancy (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The parents of an anorexic woman fight to save her life.
Style: witty, psychological, touching, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: anorexia, college, eating disorder, mental illness, police station, teenage life, physical appearance, parents and children, youth, fighting crime, society, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york
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25%