Movies like Spike Island

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Spike Island (2012)
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Spike Island (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Teenage musicians travel to England's Spike Island in the hope of attending an outdoor performance by their favorite band, the Stone Roses.
Style: touching, serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, music band, follow your dream, teenage life, ambition, friendship, youth, love and romance, artists and showbiz, hopes, music business, music, rock, friends, coming of age, rock band, ecstasy, cannabis, teenager, sex scene, drugs, swearing, pot smoking, cassette tape, concert ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, manchester, liverpool

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Most similar movies to Spike Island

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, touching and semi serious films with plots about youth, artists and showbiz, ambition, friends, teenage life, hopes and follow your dream mostly in Drama, Comedy and Music genres. Some movies like Spike Island: Sing Street (2016), The In Crowd (1988), Weekender (2011), The Dream Kids (2013), Killing Bono (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sing Street (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, lyrical, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: music band, musician's life, friendship, youth, teenage life, school, singer, family, coming of age, music, love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, london, england
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75%
 6.3
 830
The In Crowd (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young man of the rock and roll generation is in his senior year of high school. When one day he successfully gets on a popular teen dance television show he becomes a star. The plot follows him as he lives his new life in his new world. What he ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: teenage love, couples, love and romance, hopes, artists and showbiz, youth, romance, follow your dream, dancer's life, performer's life, ambition, music ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 2K
Weekender (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 1990. The rave scene has arrived from Ibiza and warehouse parties are exploding across the UK bringing phenomenal wealth to the organisers. In Manchester, best mates Matt and Dylan are in their early 20's and long to be more than just punters. ...
Style: exciting, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: rave, drug dealing, gangsters, ambition, dream come true, friendship, buddies, partners, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, graphic violence, friends, nightclub ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: england, amsterdam, europe, ibiza, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 307
The Dream Kids (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: JB suffers from a heart malformation .He falsifies his medical file ,so that he can enter a top athlete training center.
Style: sincere, touching, captivating, humorous, serious ...
Plot: rivalry, sport, ambition, teenage life, follow your dream, friendship, youth, hopes, social relations, lifestyle, boarding school, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.3
 6K
Killing Bono (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Neil and Ivan McCormick, two Irish brothers who attempt to become rock stars but can only look on as their high school friends U2 become the biggest band in the world.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: rivalry, desire for fame, follow your dream, friends, ambition, teenage life, teenage boy, brother brother relationship, music band, celebrity culture, cultural icon, musician's life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.7
 400
Pop Star (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When talented young singer, Roxie Santos, meets music producer, Eddie Marz, he promises her an amazing new lifestyle and a future record deal. All he needs her to do is first lend her voice to a celebrity with no singing talent. However, when things ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: musician's life, lifestyle, teenage life, follow your dream, ambition, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, hopes, teenage love, music band, love and romance, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 51
Max & Lenny (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Max and Lenny is the story of a friendship between two girls fighting for survival in a northern area of Marseille.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere
Plot: ambition, friendship, follow your dream, teenage life, hip hop, youth, society, family relations, hopes, music, friends, immigrants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Drumline: A New Beat (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A girl from New York attends a college in Atlanta to join their once-famous marching band.
Style: realistic, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, hip hop, music band, musician's life, music, ambition, youth, contests and competitions, follow your dream, college life, love and romance, competition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 5.7
 8K
Joyful Noise (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: G.G. Sparrow faces off with her choir's newly appointed director, Vi Rose Hill, over the group's direction as they head into a national competition.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: teenage love, music band, rivalry, musician's life, follow your dream, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz, underdog, ambition, lifestyle, youth, chorus girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 1K
SoulBoy (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: 1974. Amidst power cuts, strikes and boot-boy aggro on the football terraces, Joe McCain is bored of a life that's going nowhere. Enter hair-dresser Jane: blonde, beautiful, and moving to the beat of a whole new world of sound, movement and ...
Style: humorous, psychological, captivating, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: nightlife, coming of age, society, youth, music, lifestyle, buddies, unfulfillment, friendship, friends, young lovers, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
 17K
Lemonade Mouth (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story follows five disparate high school students - Olivia, Mo, Charlie, Stella, and Wen who meet in detention. They realize they are destined to rock, and ultimately form a band that becomes a champion for students sidelined by the high school ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, entertaining
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: high school, youth, teenage life, artists and showbiz, friends, music band, friendship, performance, lifestyle, high school life, self discovery, follow your dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Detroit Metal City (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Soichi Negishi moved to Tokyo to chase his dream of becoming a musician playing stylish, Swedish-style pop. Instead, he finds himself leading the death metal band Detroit Metal City, or DMC, as the costumed and grotesquely made-up "demon ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: heavy metal culture, follow your dream, ambition, rock music, celebrity culture, musician's life, love and romance, hidden identity, artists and showbiz, hopes, desire for fame, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
London Dreams (2009)
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, captivating, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, love triangle, rising to stardom, love and romance, musician's life, buddies, desire for fame, hopes, music band, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, rock ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, punjab, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
That'll Be the Day (1973)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Britain, 1958. Restless at school and bored with his life, Jim leaves home to take a series of low-level jobs at a seaside amusement park, where he discovers a world of cheap sex and petty crime. But when that world comes to a shockingly brutal end, ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, gloomy
Plot: coming of age, working class, artists and showbiz, music band, rise to the top, rise and fall, follow your dream, unfulfillment, hopes, society, performer's life, ambition ...
Time: 50s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.7
 583
Jo's Boy (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Grandson of a legendary rugby player, son of a legendary rugby player, and he himself a legendary rugby player, Jo Canavero raises his only son, Tom, in a small village in the Tarn region. To the great displeasure of Jo, thirteen-year-old Tom is as ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: rugby, follow your dream, ambition, parents and children, single parent, hopes, youth, family relations, sport, parent child relationship, small town, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The American Mall (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The executive producers of High School Musical keep the good times rolling with this upbeat musical comedy set in the one place every American teenager's home away from home - the local shopping mall. Ally (Nina Dobrev) is an optimistic ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, love and romance, youth, lifestyle, save the day, musician's life, rise to the top, shopping mall, couple relations, teenage life, optimism, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Linda Linda Linda (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A group of four high school girls decide to put together a band for their school cultural festival. Three days before they are to play the festival, the guitarist and singer quit the band. The remaining members must figure out what to do or risk ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, feel good, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music band, musician's life, teenage life, lifestyle, love and romance, youth, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, high school life, girl band, friends, music ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Myth of the American Sleepover (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Four young people navigate the suburban wonderland of metro-Detroit looking for love and adventure on the last weekend of summer.
Style: sentimental, realistic, uplifting, touching, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, youth, coming of age, looking for love, teenage love, hopes, society, lifestyle, love and romance, suburban life, teenage life, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 5.6
 1K
Svengali (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Svengali tells the story of Dixie, a postman from South Wales, and a music fanatic. All his life he’s dreamed of discovering a great band and then one day, trawling through YouTube, he finds them… ‘The Premature Congratulations’. He hunts ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, sincere
Plot: follow your dream, hopes, music band, music, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, ambition, relationship vs career, music industry, rising to stardom, misfit, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Eternity: The Movie (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Big Hair. Guyliner. Someone lamenting by crashing waves on a beach or to their reflection in a fountain. Yes, we're talking about the 80s! Todd and BJ, two lonely wannabe artists, find one another and create the not-so-dynamic R&B duo ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Plot: friendship, rise and fall, desire for fame, ambition, showbiz, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, buddies, hopes, music band, music, friendship between men ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.7
 3K
Girl (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Andrea Marr is a bright, straight-A, mature, 18-year-old high school senior on the verge of womanhood who decides to abandon her sheltered, boring lifestyle and her bookish friend Darcy for a look into the local rock and roll scene as a groupie to ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: groupie, high school, coming of age, young lovers, musician's life, lifestyle, best friends, romance, teenage love, teenage life, music band, suburbs ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.8
 692
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: captivating, realistic, serious, touching
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: hip hop, family relations, dancing, ambition, dancer's life, follow your dream, teenage life, youth, romance, contests and competitions, lifestyle, human spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.7
 2K
Rebelde Way (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Rebelde Way is a Martín Fierro Award—nominated Argentine soap opera created and produced by Cris Morena. It originally aired from 26 May 2002 to 18 December 2003. The series was broadcast in many countries worldwide, including Peru, Germany, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, boarding school life, friends, teenage love, teenage life, boarding school, friendship, teachers and students, love and romance, youth, music, music band ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 4.1
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Body Language (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An hour before the five best Dutch dance crews fly to a contest in New York, the subsidized trip is cancelled. Five dancers from totally different crews don't want to give up their free plane ticket and go anyway. In New York they realize what ...
Style: exciting, serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: dancer's life, youth, contests and competitions, follow your dream, friendship, disorder, lifestyle, music, hopes, hip hop, infidelity, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.5
 11K
Mr. Muhsin (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Turkey
Duration: 119 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: couples, follow your dream, ambition, romance, artists and showbiz, love and romance, showbiz, against the odds, singing competition, competition, audio cassette, cassette tape ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.1
 59
Valley (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This is the story of three sensitive teens who are forced to deal with violence at home, violence at school. It is a story of friendship, of love and hate, where the adolescents world is revealed as cruel and beautiful, a world where the desire to ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, suspenseful, gloomy
Plot: teenage life, teenage love, friendship, buddies, love and romance, youth, graphic violence, family relations, domestic violence, friends, coming of age, adolescence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
When Inge Is Dancing (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The ambitious punk rocker Max and the eco-activist Inge cannot stand each other, ever since Max publicly exposed her by singing the offensive song "When Inge is Dancing" in front of the whole school. But for Max and his classmates Fabio, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: opposites attract, music band, desire for fame, ambition, romance, friends, teenage life, music, social relations, artists and showbiz, teenage love, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 321
American Chai (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The film deals with an Indian American student who wanted to pursue his love of music over the more 'typical' academic endeavors of Indian Americans (e.g., medicine, engineering, law, and business).
Style: semi serious, witty, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: college, culture clash, lifestyle, follow your dream, friendship, teenage life, parents and children, hopes, misfit, nothing goes right, society, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Man in the Chair (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of an aspiring young filmmaker's encounter with a grumpy fount of movie lore.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching
Plot: obsessive quest, follow your dream, friendship, aging, youth, lifestyle, society, family relations, filmmaking, teenage life, parents and children, hollywood ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.5
 2K
School Dance (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: High schooler Jason has found his dream girl—the gorgeous Anastacia. There’s just one problem: she doesn’t know he exists. If he can win a spot on the school’s hottest dance crew, Jason might have a shot. But before he does, he’ll have to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, light, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, teenage love, music, youth, misfit, teenage life, family relations, hip hop, rivalry, love and romance, high school, school dance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%