Movies like Four White Shirts

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Four White Shirts (1987)
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Four White Shirts (1987)
Original name: Četri balti krekli
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Latvia, Soviet Union
Duration: 76 min.
Story: In his free time, phone technician Cezars Kalnins writes songs and plays in a band he has started with friends. The band has a long road to travel in order to receive a permit and make its public debut. A member of the Culture Committee superficially listens to the songs and criticises them but later is powerless to stop the grindstone of public debate, which she has herself initiated.
Plot: artist, composer, rock music, musician, working class, band, censorship
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: latvia

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Most similar movies to Four White Shirts

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sentimental and captivating films with plots about musician, love and romance, musician's life, music, singer, artists and showbiz and composer mostly in Drama, Music and Romance genres. Some movies like Four White Shirts: The Breakup Playlist (2015), John and Yoko: A Love Story (1985), Blue Note (1991), The Anonymous Venetian (1970), Paris Blues (1961). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Breakup Playlist (2015)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A story about an aspiring professional singer and a rock singer who collaborates in a song. As they work on their song, they start to develop feelings for each other.
Plot: songwriter, collaboration, musician, artist, singer, rock singer, rock, breakup, aspiring singer, filipino, guitar playing, song ...
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95%
John and Yoko: A Love Story (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Details the lives of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, from before their first meeting to their rise to stardom.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, avant garde
Audience: date night
Plot: the beatles, couples, historical figure, musician's life, romance, music band, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, love and romance, assassination, rising to stardom, music ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: london
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75%
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Blue Note (1991)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 135 min.
Story: If you’re a fan of Ken Russell’s particular brand of stylistically dizzy biographies covering the lives of old-school classical composers, then you’re going to love The Blue Note, Zulawski’s outré ode to Frédéric Chopin (played here by ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: female nudity, composer, musician, teenage girl, love triangle, mother daughter relationship, pianist, picnic, feminist, dying man, male female relationship, surrealism ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Anonymous Venetian (1970)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Without mentioning the reason, Venetian musician Enrico invites his ex-wife Valeria to visit him, and her heart is broken again during their last days together.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: musician, terminal illness, family relations, estrangement, romance, couple relations, love affair, life is a bitch, friends, couples, unfulfillment, cloning ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: venice, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Paris Blues (1961)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ram Bowen and Eddie Cook are two expatriate jazz musicians living in Paris where, unlike America at the time, Jazz musicians are celebrated and racism is a non-issue. When they meet and fall in love with two young American girls, Lillian and Connie, ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, contemplative
Plot: jazz, musician, racism, music, fall in love, african american, racial issues, composer, expatriate, nightclub, friendship, american abroad ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Chopin: Desire for Love (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Music
Country: Poland
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The biography of world famous Polish composer Fryderyk Chopin.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional
Plot: composer, prodigy, lifestyle, musician's life, love affair, couples, society, romance, fall in love, destructive relationship, friendship, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: poland, siberia, warsaw poland, mallorca, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
All the Women in the World (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Womanizer suddenly finds a woman who makes him change the way he looks at women. He falls in love, and believes she is in fact all women in one. Because of that, he has to face an important decision: to go on with his old life or embrace this ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, couples, romance, love and romance, fall in love, bohemian, collage
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Mods (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 59 min.
Story: A quasi-musical by Serge Bozon.
Plot: student, love, singer, brother brother relationship, illness, dancing, campus, disease, singing, song, band, pajamas
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Interlude in Prague (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The incredible tale of Mozart's Prague years.
Style: sincere, romantic, captivating, stylized
Plot: composer, musician, love triangle, aristocrat, opera, love and romance, society, nobleman, husband wife reunion, tragic romance, love affair, conspiracy ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s
Place: prague, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Stony Island (1978)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: "Stony Island gives you a priceless look back at Chicago’s South Side neighborhood, at a time when very few films were made in within the city at all — and features a legion of legendary Chicago players (Gene Barge, Phil Upchurch, Larry ...
Plot: death, jazz, blues, interracial relations, musician, heart attack, landscape, band, inner city
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Scenes from the Goldmine (1987)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A girl trying to make it in the 1980's New Wave rock and roll scene in L.A.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, touching, emotional
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, club, rock and roll, ambition, betrayal, couples, friends, love affair, rock, tragic love, fall in love, infidelity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Dreams of Love - Liszt (1970)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: Hungary, Soviet Union
Duration: 130 min.
Story: This is a romantic biographical film about Franz Liszt. In a distinguished saloon of Paris, the unknown composer, Liszt, defeats the renown Thalberg at a piano competition. Through his playing, he wins the favours and later the hand of the countess ...
Plot: musician, love, jealousy, adultery, composer, pianist, passion, piano, male female relationship, concert
Time: 19th century
Place: paris france, russia, hungary, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Touch (1992)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Poland, UK, Denmark
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Henry Kesdi is a silenced classical composer and a survivor of the Holocaust. He is coaxed out from retirement by an inspired musicologist, Stefan, who convinces him to compose a complex symphony on his neglected piano. As a help Kesdi gets his new ...
Plot: musician, train conductor, empathy, male female relationship, love triangle, extramarital affair, infidelity, classical music, adultery, love, holocaust survivor, pianist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: sexy, road movie, melancholic, harsh, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: addiction, rock and roll, rock band, musician, love, women, alcohol abuse, drug abuse, rock, music, bittersweet, drugs ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969, 70s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Yesterday (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Set in the 60's in a provincial town: four high school teenagers approach graduation, but all they think about are The Beatles.
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: divorce, rehearsal, singer, mental institution, coming of age, suicide attempt, hair, teenage girl, high school student, flash forward, hospital, fan ...
Time: 60s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 58K
Cold War (2018)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Poland, UK, France, Belgium
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Cold War-era love story follows the passionate love affair between a mismatched couple.
Style: romantic, sad, thought provoking, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: cold war, musician, audition, love, loveless marriage, communism, love story, female singer, suicide, tragic love, jazz, defector ...
Time: 50s, 60s, year 1951, year 1952, year 1959 ...
Place: paris france, poland, former yugoslavia, east berlin, eastern europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Graffiti Bridge (1990)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's got that Purple Rain feeling through and though. And it's got The Kid, too! For the first time since Purple Rain, Prince is back as The Kid. And where he goes , there's music! With Thieves in the Temple, New Power Generation, ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, sentimental, offbeat
Plot: nightclub, rivalry, greed, challenge, angel, spirituality, musician, nightclub owner, rock, seductive woman, death of father, extortion ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: minneapolis minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Passion (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Passion concentrates on Grainger's unusual relationship with his mother and his sexual peculiarities (especially his obsessive self-flagellation, though homosexuality is also hinted at) which affect his relationship with a woman who comes to ...
Plot: pianist, oedipus complex, domineering mother, s&m, male female relationship, obsession, genius, marriage proposal, friend, mental illness, friendship, composer ...
Time: pre world war one, year 1914, 1910s, edwardian era
Place: melbourne australia, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Backbeat (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Chronicles the early days of The Beatles in Hamburg, Germany. The film focuses primarily on the relationship between Stuart Sutcliffe (played by Stephen Dorff) and John Lennon (played by Ian Hart), and also with Sutcliffe's German girlfriend ...
Style: clever, affectionate, talky, tricky, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: the beatles, rock and roll, music, rock, nudity (full frontal - brief), musician, art, friendship, rock music, lgbt, artist, lone hero ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: hamburg germany, england, california, australia, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Japan, Switzerland
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Paris 1913. Coco Chanel is infatuated with the rich and handsome Boy Capel, but she is also compelled by her work. Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring is about to be performed. The revolutionary dissonances of Igor's work parallel ...
Style: realistic, talky, intense, sentimental, stylized ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fashion, art, ambition, follow your dream, lifestyle, refugee, life turned upside down, couples, blind ambition, artist, classical music, adultery ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Five Heartbeats (1991)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In the early 1960's, a quintet of hopeful, young African-American men form an amateur vocal group called The Five Heartbeats. After an initially rocky start, the group improves, turns pro, and rises to become a top flight music sensation. Along ...
Style: sentimental, sexy, affectionate, talky, lyrical ...
Plot: music, racism, rock and roll, gangsters, friendship, drug addiction, corruption, music business, twists and turns, musician, african american protagonist, black cast ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Warning: Parental Advisory (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of the 1985 Senatorial hearings to place "Warning: Parental Advisory" labels on music albums with "obscene" lyrics and themes - and the rockers who tried to fight it.
Style: captivating
Plot: musician, music industry, singer, satire, political activist, senator, political unrest, fighting the system, musician's life, political intrigue, rocker, scapegoat ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Itsi Bitsi (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 1962 is the year when an entire generation lives life as though it was their last day. Young activist Eik Skaløe has his entire life turned upside down when he falls head over heels in love with the beautiful peace activist Iben Nagel Rasmussen, ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, sexy
Plot: love triangle, dysfunctional relationship, fighting the system, music band, musician's life, rebellion, ambition, love affair, drug use, romance, love and romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Wild Guitar (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young rock & roll hopeful is given a shot at the big time by the unscrupulous owner of a small record company.
Style: realistic, serious, psychotronic, art house
Plot: cult, bad girl, musician, teenage boy, teenage girl, promoter, motorcycle, contract, manipulation, artists and showbiz, ambition, youth ...
Time: 60s
Place: california, south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Mystery of Dr Martinu (1993)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 61 min.
Story: This biographical film of Czech composer Martinu is in two parts: the first part a recurring dream, the second a Freudian analysis of the dream.
Plot: nude dance, female nudity, composer, musician, surrealism, female full frontal nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
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Purple Rain (1984)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A young man with a talent for music meets an aspiring singer, Apollonia, and finds that talent alone isn't all that he needs.
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: musician, rivalry, motorcycle, music, sensuality, african american, dysfunctional family, redemption, human spirit, dancing, aspiring singer, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: minneapolis minnesota, minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.9
 72
W.C. (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Set in and around the male and female toilets of a Dublin jazz bar. A drama concerning the trials and tribulations of two lowly paid toilet attendants and the people they serve.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, multicultural, suspense ...
Plot: immigrants, workplace, lifestyle, unfulfilled love, working class, social differences, looking for love, friends, life is a bitch, love and romance, society, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, russia, dublin ireland, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Eddie and the Cruisers II: Eddie Lives! (1989)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the sixties, Eddie and the cruisers was the hottest band around. But the tragic death of its lead singer broke the band up. Only Eddie is not dead. He works as a carpenter in Montreal. His love of music forces him to create a new band which will ...
Style: sexy, humorous, feel good, unusual plot structure, harsh ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: music, redemption, musician, rock and roll, happy ending, lone hero, life philosophy, justice, first contact, hip hop, transformation, mentor ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, las vegas, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Broken Circle Breakdown (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The loss of their young daughter threatens to destroy the love and faith of two married musicians.
Style: depressing, emotional, touching, sexy, lyrical ...
Plot: terminal illness, relationships, grief, cancer, love, depression, musician, character study, honest, love story, mental illness, parenthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, september 11 2001
Place: belgium, europe, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Linda McCartney Story (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a dramatization of her life, Linda Eastman, takes a job snapping pictures for Rolling Stone Magazine, despite the objections of her straight-laced father, Lee Eastman. As Linda rubs elbows with music royalty, she bumps into rock star Paul ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: tragic event, lifestyle, music band, supportive spouse, couple relations, rising to stardom, unfulfillment, terminal illness, couples, the beatles, husband wife relationship, nightclub ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 90s, year 1996
Place: japan, london, new york, scotland, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%