Movies like London Town

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London Town
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A 14-year old boy’s life changes forever when his estranged mother introduces him to the music of The Clash in 1979 London.
Plot: riot, accident, cross dressing, rock band, divorced parents, rock concert, 15 year old, virgin, taxi driver, fever, blonde
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August Rush
Drama, Music
USA
114 min.
 7.5
Sex, Chips & Rock n' Roll
Drama, Music
UK
300 min.
 8.4
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Most similar movies to London Town

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, melancholic and stylized films with plots about rock band, artists and showbiz, music, musician's life, rock, friends and runaway mostly in Drama, Music and Comedy genres. Some movies like London Town: Velvet Goldmine (1998), Quadrophenia (1979), August Rush (2007), Stoned (2005), Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Velvet Goldmine
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Almost a decade has elapsed since Bowiesque glam-rock superstar Brian Slade escaped the spotlight of the London scene. Now, investigative journalist Arthur Stuart is on assignment to uncover the truth behind the enigmatic Slade. Stuart, himself ...
Style: surreal, stylized, sexual, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: music, gay, homosexuality, rock, musician's life, rock and roll, male nudity, cross dressing, surrealism, rise and fall, celebrity culture, music business ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 19th century, year 1984
Place: england, europe
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 7.3
 15K
Quadrophenia
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the 1973 rock opera album of the same name by The Who, this is the story of 60s teenager Jimmy. At work he slaves in a dead-end job. While after, he shops for tailored suits and rides his scooter as part of the London Mod scene.
Style: bleak, stylized, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
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    User:   55%
 
 7.5
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August Rush
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Duration: 114 min.
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Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: music, children, irish, childhood, orphan, musician's life, prodigy, dancing, happy ending, mozart, romance, chase ...
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    User:   65%
 
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Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A chronicle of the sordid life and suspicious death of Rolling Stones co-founder Brian Jones, who was found in the bottom of his swimming pool weeks after being let go from the band.
Style: serious, realistic, flamboyance
Plot: music band, rock, blues, music, musician's life, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, friends, rock star, musician, death, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 1960s
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Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hansel Schmidt, is a young East German boy, born and raised during the Cold War in communist East Berlin. In his 20s, he meets Luther Robinson, an older American soldier, who falls in love with Hansel and the two decide to marry, which will allow ...
Style: stylized, emotional, offbeat, semi serious, lyrical ...
Plot: gay, betrayal, transvestism, fall in love, rock, rock and roll, singer, music, gays and lesbians, cross dressing, music band, storytelling ...
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Place: east germany, europe, germany, kansas, usa ...
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Hard to Hold
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Details the efforts of a pop-rock star (James Roberts / Rick Springfield) to win the love of a woman he meets in a car accident. None of the usual gambits work on this woman, who has never heard of him. Complications arise involving the ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: music, jazz, musician's life, romance, opposites attract, rock, love affair, love triangle, wooing, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, usa
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The Trigger Effect
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: How tenuous is man's hold on civilization when survival becomes an issue? When the lights go out and stay out for several days, suburbanites Matthew and Annie learn the hard way that man is "by nature" a predatory creature. ...
Style: bleak, psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: apocalypse, suburbs, paranoia, betrayal, danger, chase, survival, pornography, babies and infants, life philosophy, on the run, technology ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california
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System:   39%
    User:   36%
 
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 7.8
 18K
Rock On!!
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Sakshi Shroff, the lonely and neglected wife of busy banking executive, Aditya, decides to give him a surprise on his birthday on July 22nd, but ends surprising him multiple times. While Aditya is thrilled to know that he is going to be a dad, he is ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: music band, rock, musician's life, follow your dream, music, artists and showbiz, friends, friendship, buddies, contests and competitions, ambition, hopes ...
Place: asia, india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   39%
 
 7.7
 110K
Billy Elliot
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set against the background of the 1984 Miner's Strike, Billy Elliot is an 11 year old boy who stumbles out of the boxing ring and onto the ballet floor. He faces many trials and triumphs as he strives to conquer his family's set ways, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, emotional, feel good ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: ballet, coming of age, working class, father son relationship, small town, dancing, single father, dance, childhood, prejudice, poverty, cross dressing ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1984, 1990s
Place: england, london, europe, northern england, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   36%
 
 7.4
 3K
Medium Cool
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: John Cassellis is the toughtest TV-news-reporter around. He becomes an expert in reporting about violence in the ghetto and racial tensions. But he discovers that his network helps the FBI by letting them look at his tapes to find suspects. When he ...
Style: cynical, disturbing, clever, serious, realistic ...
Plot: journalism, politics, culture clash, violence, political, vietnam war, political unrest, racism, injustice, urban ghetto, pornography, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1968
Place: usa, west virginia, tokyo, america, washington d.c. ...
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System:   39%
    User:   46%
 
Things Behind the Sun
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A young music journalist's dark memories are awakened when he goes to interview a female rock singer, and both are forced to confront troubling secrets from their pasts.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, talky, gloomy ...
Plot: music, punk, drugs/alcohol, musician's life, haunted by the past, strong sexual content, sexual abuse, rape, journalist, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, journalism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   45%
 
 6.6
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Rude Boy
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Rude Boy is a semi-documentary, part character study, part 'rockumentary', featuring a British punk band, The Clash. The script includes the story of a fictional fan juxtposed with actual public events of the day, including political ...
Style: serious, biting, realistic, cynical
Plot: music band, punk, musician's life, music, rock, performer's life, rebelliousness, artists and showbiz, punk rock, misfit, coming of age, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   37%
 
 6.7
 1K
Times Square
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two ill-matched teenage girls form a punk band and soon have New York by its ears.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, cynical
Plot: punk, music band, rock, urban, social misfits, music, rebelliousness, hospital, drug abuse, teenage life, kids in trouble, coming of age ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   33%
 
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The Last of the Blonde Bombshells
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After Elizabeth's husband dies, she begins to play her tenor saxophone again, and remembers when she was 15 and a member of the Blonde Bombshells, an all-girl (with one exception) swing band. Accompanied by the exception and urged on by her ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: jazz, fall in love, oldies, musician's life, music, couple relations, friendship, showbiz, artists and showbiz, friends, love and romance, reunion ...
Time: 1940s
Place: england, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   33%
 
All About My Mother
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A single mother in Madrid sees her only son die on his birthday as he runs to seek an actress' autograph. Beside herself with grief, she returns to Barcelona to tell the boy's father about the death of the son he never knew he had.
Style: emotional, stylized, realistic, touching, serious ...
Plot: redemption, friendship, drug abuse, lesbian, aids, transvestism, father daughter relationship, drug addiction, hospital, death, prostitute, birthday ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: spain, barcelona, madrid, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   32%
 
 7.4
 26
Sugar!
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Leslie (Tony Award Winner ALICE RIPLEY), a housewife and 50-plus piano teacher, decides to follow her life-long dream of being a rock 'n roll singer much to the chagrin of her husband (SAG Award Winner ROBERT CLOHESSY), who is running for ...
Plot: middle aged, rock band, dream, politics
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System:   37%
    User:   43%
 
 6.2
 38K
Rock Star
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Rock Star tells the story of Chris Cole and a rock band called Steel Dragon. Cole is a photocopier technician by day, and the lead singer of a Steel Dragon tribute band called "Blood Pollution" by night.Internal struggles between the Steel ...
Style: serious, realistic, road movie, entertaining, interesting ...
Plot: music, rock and roll, music band, rock, hip hop, drugs/alcohol, musician's life, music business, desire for fame, rising to stardom, destiny, creativity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa, new jersey, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   37%
 
I Hate Tom Petty
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Through music and dramatic performances, the film tells the story of the relationship between a young emerging guitar player/songwriter named Bob and a the sexy free spirited singer-songwriter Kitt. They are brought together by their friends and one ...
Plot: bass, keyboard, guitarist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, band, father son relationship, rock band, bassist, guitar
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System:   36%
    User:   31%
 
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 4.4
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Splitz
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An all-female rock band and a group of "well-endowed" sorority sisters team up to save a sorority house slated for condemnation by the university.
Plot: mind control, cheerleading, dentist, female nudity, bare breasts, gun, father daughter relationship, singer, cigarette smoking, college, pistol, university ...
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System:   36%
    User:   39%
 
 7.1
 26K
Sid and Nancy
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Following their breakout success in England, flagship punk rock band the Sex Pistols venture out on their first U.S. tour. Temperamental bassist Sid Vicious takes his troubled girlfriend, Nancy Spungen, along for the ride. Along the way, the ...
Style: disturbing, serious, gloomy, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: punk, addiction, drug abuse, heroin, romance, cult, drug addiction, drugs, sex, drinking, death, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, usa, london, new york ...
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System:   36%
    User:   31%
 
The Violin Teacher
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Brazil
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The movie tells the story of Laerte (Lázaro Ramos), a talented violinist who after failing to be admitted into the OSESP Orchestra is forced to give music classes to teenagers in a public school at Heliopolis. His path is full of difficulties, but ...
Plot: music teacher, classical music, teacher, brazilian, debt, piano, violin, telephone conversation, motorcycle, riot, watching a video, car motorcycle chase ...
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System:   36%
    User:   38%
 
 7.5
 44
Strutter
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young musician recovers from the loss of his girlfriend with the help of his female filmmaker friend, and even forms a friendship with the rival who stole her.
Plot: father son relationship, rock music, beach, balloon, movie camera, song, cafe, popcorn, ferris wheel, d.j., record store, bass ...
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System:   35%
    User:   32%
 
Young Soul Rebels
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Young Soul Rebels is a 1991 film by Isaac Julien which examines the interaction between youth cultural movements in Britain. Skinheads, Punks & Soulboys along with the political and cultural tensions between them. The film received the ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: disco, social decay, artists and showbiz, music, life is a bitch, politics, society, gays and lesbians, friendship, immigrants, betrayal, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   30%
 
 5.5
 242
Loren Cass
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Adolescents come to terms with their lives after the rebellions of 1996 St. Petersburg.
Plot: sex, cocaine, burglary, rock band, high school, drug addict, drug addiction, vandalism, street, stabbing, filmmaking, troubled teen ...
Place: california, florida, new york
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System:   34%
    User:   38%
 
 6.6
 8K
CBGB
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: CBGB looks at New York's dynamic punk rock scene through the lens of the ground-breaking Lower East Side club started by eccentric Hilly Kristal (Alan Rickman) in 1973 which launched thousands of bands.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: music, punk, music band, rock, urban, musician's life, nightclub, nightlife, ambition, artists and showbiz, friends, punk rock ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   41%
 
London Dreams
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: India, UK
Duration: 146 min.
Story: They were childhood friends. But they had little in common except their family's vague connection with music. While Arjun's life was consumed by a passionate drive to get on stage and realize his grandfather's unfulfilled dream, Mannu ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: musician's life, rock, showbiz, ambition, bollywood, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, friends, buddies, friendship, music band, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   35%
 
Just Like Before
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A movie about the Filipino rock Band The Dawn.
Plot: based on song, obscurity, new wave, fan, retrospective, fame, rocker, rock star, musician, rock music, singing, song ...
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System:   33%
    User:   33%
 
A Man Called Adam
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A famous jazz trumpeter finds himself unable to cope with the problems of everyday life.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: casino, musician's life, jazz, rising to stardom, music, relationship vs career, showbiz, ambition, society, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, racism ...
Time: 60s
Place: cincinnati ohio
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System:   33%
    User:   33%
 

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Stardoom
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Philippines
Duration: 145 min.
Story: This movie is about the "movies." A story that narrates how an ambitious mother and frustrated actress pushes her youngest son into a tragic career in show business. Her son becomes part of the tinsel world but realizes that he must ...
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System:   32%
    User:   34%
 
Blank Generation
Genre: Music, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nada, a beautiful French journalist on assignment in New York, records the life and work of an up and coming punk rock star, Billy. Soon she enters into a volatile relationship with him and must decide whether to continue with it, or return to her ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, cynical
Plot: punk, musician's life, rock, city life, music, ambition, urban, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, journalism, rise and fall, destructive relationship ...
Place: new york, usa
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System:   32%
    User:   28%
 
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