Movies like Crossover Dreams

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Crossover Dreams (1985)
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Crossover Dreams (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Salsa singer screws over everybody on his way to the top; when his latest record flops, his career starts doing downhill.
Plot: price of fame, star, rise and fall, drug smuggling, latin, backstage, pop music, songwriter
Place: new york

Most similar movies to Crossover Dreams

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and clever films with plots about artists and showbiz, price of fame, redemption, adaptation, star, mentor and backstage mostly in Drama, Comedy and Musical genres. Some movies like Crossover Dreams: The Comic (1969), The Hard Part Begins (1973), American Blue Note (1989), Our Love (1968), The New Adventures of Heidi (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Comic (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An account of the rise and fall of a silent film comic, Billy Bright. The movie begins with his funeral, as he speaks from beyond the grave in a bitter tone about his fate, and takes us through his fame, as he ruins it with womanizing and drink, and ...
Style: nostalgic
Plot: divorce, hollywood, vaudeville, golddigger, star, washed up star, television, comeback, filmmaking, rise and fall, price of fame, funeral ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Hard Part Begins (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The ups and downs in the life of a country-western singer.
Plot: price of fame, songwriter, ex wife, partner, midlife crisis, middle aged, aging, son, ex husband ex wife relationship, prison, country music, physical abuse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
American Blue Note (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jack, Nat, Jerry, Lee and Tommy play jazz in small clubs, but only one of them will reach success.
Style: psychedelic
Plot: star, friendship, price of fame, struggle, musician, self discovery, success, music business, jazz
Time: 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.4
 348
Our Love (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An usherette in a theatre, where a distinguished and popular actor performs, gets her big break when the leading actress has an accident. The director decides to take advantage of the heretofore unexploited talent of the girl and asks her to replace ...
Plot: replacement, love affair, success, accident, slap, love, humble, happy ending, envy, greek, actress, undressing ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: greece, hellas, athens, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The New Adventures of Heidi (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Heidi leaves the mountains of Switzerland for a trip to New York City.
Plot: snow, christmas, restaurant, girl, nun, convent, mother superior, blindness, operation
Place: alps, switzerland, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Goodnight, Sweet Marilyn (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The supposed story of superstar Marilyn Monroe's death...as told by a "friend" of hers. Watch flashbacks from "Goodbye Norma Jean" as it leads up to the night when Marilyn Monroe died.
Style: psychotronic, based on supposedly true story, cult film
Plot: backstage, death, price of fame, hollywood, flashback, euthanasia, star, showbiz
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Three's Company' (2003)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: 'Three's Company', the comedy centered on two attractive, young women who made the rent on their Santa Monica beach-side apartment by taking in a third roommate - a male forced to pretend he's gay to fool the landlords and the ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: blonde, backstage, roommate, agent, actor, closeted homosexual
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.7
 730
Popi (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Abraham is a Puerto Rican single parent with two boys. He is becoming very worried about them living in their run down neighborhood when one day he notices that Cubans who escape are lionized and given exceptional benefits. He thinks up a plot to ...
Style: witty, offbeat, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: single father, latin, family relations, urban ghetto, adoption, cons and scams, survival, parents and children, danger, society, rescue, chance ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, florida, harlem, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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It's Trad, Dad! (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The hero and heroine want to popularize a trad jazz in their town. Some older people feel displeased about a trad jazz, and prevent their trying. The hero and heroine go to London television studio to ask trad jazz musician to support their trial.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: pop music, high heels
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
 6K
Camp (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Misfits in their lives back home, a group of young people live it up at musical-theater camp. While the sports counselor is completely ignored, the kids' spend all their time in rehearsal for a grueling schedule that involves a new show every ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: summer camp, coming of age, love and romance, teenage love, love triangle, rock, artists and showbiz, audition, teenage life, rehearsal, instructor, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.1
 1K
Downtown 81 (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: The film is a day in the life of a young artist, Jean-Michel Basquiat, who needs to raise money to reclaim the apartment from which he has been evicted. He wanders the downtown streets carrying a painting he hopes to sell, encountering friends, ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, clever, atmospheric ...
Plot: prodigy, profanity, art, musician's life, twentysomething life, artist, street life, urban, punk, rock, city life, eviction ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.7
 1K
Company (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Following five couples and their friend Robert (Neil Patrick Harris), the perpetual bachelor, Company explores the true meaning of being in a relationship through a series of vignettes. Winner of the 1971 Tony Award for Best Musical, Neil Patrick ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Plot: friends, friendship, bachelor, concert, theater, couple relations, love and romance, artists and showbiz, live performance, husband wife relationship, love, singing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
El peor comediante del mundo (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Dominican Republic
Story: Sometimes the comedy of life turns into a tormenting drama. Aurelio is a comedian who's paying in full the price of fame. His indiscipline and the way he managed his career have encouraged his exclusion from the stage. Now, locked in his house ...
Plot: price of fame, comedy club, suicide attempt, poverty, audition, bad joke, alcohol abuse, breaking through a door
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
I Ought to Be in Pictures (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Grandmother has nothing to say when Libby tells her that she is off to LA to look up Dad, a Hollywood screenwriter. Grandmother has been in a New York cemetery for six years and Dad has been out of Libby's life for 16 of her 19 years. Libby ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, emotional, clever ...
Plot: estrangement, midlife crisis, alcohol abuse, hollywood, struggling actor, screenwriter, elderly lovers, parents and children, eccentric family, human nature, suburbs, suburban life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
My Favorite Year (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Benjy Stone is the junior writer on the top rated variety/comedy show, in the mid 50s (the early years). Alan Swann, an Erol Flynn type actor with a drinking problem is to be that weeks guest star.
Style: witty, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: farce, odd couple, comeback, fish out of water, showbiz, friendship, actor, live broadcast, alcohol abuse, satire, media, profanity ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1954
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Preaching to the Choir (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Estranged since the death of their parents years ago, twin brothers, Teshawn and Wesley Tucker, have taken radically different paths in life. Wes (Darien Sills-Evans) has become a minister in a Harlem gospel church while Te (Billoah Greene) ...
Style: uplifting, semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Plot: redemption, lifestyle, follow your dream, clergy, drug dealing, musician's life, on the run, rivalry, hopes, ego clash, estrangement, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Queen of Hearts (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Adèle une jeune trentenaire se fait quitter par Mathieu, l'amour de sa vie. Anéantie, suffoquée, Adèle ne veut plus qu'une chose : mourir. Rachel, une cousine éloignée, la prend en charge. Elle décide d'aider Adèle en essayant ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: breakup, love and romance, battle of the sexes, sexual relations, couples, thirtysomething life, female director, oral sex, erotica, exhibitionist, break up, voyeur ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, france, paris france, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The dance crew from "Breakin'" bands together to save a community center from a greedy developer bent on building a shopping center in its place.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, cult film ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: hip hop, rivalry, dance, breakdance, gang, music, shopping mall, follow your dream, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, partners, performer's life ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Hambone and Hillie (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An elderly woman searches for her lost dog. Director Roy Watts' 1984 drama stars Lillian Gish, Timothy Bottoms, Candy Clark, O. J. Simpson, Alan Hale Jr. and Jack Carter.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Plot: heroes, golden years, adventure, family relations, animal life, friends, friendship, journey, dog hit by a car, dog
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
NY Export: Opus Jazz (2010)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Shot on location in New York City and starring an ensemble cast of New York City Ballet dancers, NY Export: Opus Jazz takes Jerome Robbins‘ 1958 “ballet in sneakers” and reimagines it for a new generation in this scripted adaptation. After ...
Plot: no dialogue, dance, ballet, dancing, jazz
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Stardust Memories (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While attending a retrospect of his work, a filmmaker recalls his life and his loves: the inspirations for his films.
Style: talky, surreal, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: weekend, midlife crisis, lovers reunited, filmmaking, showbiz, self discovery, couple relations, haunted by the past, celebrity culture, introspection, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.0
 6K
School Daze (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In the South of the United States are taking place confrontations between two groups of students who have different ideas and are not able to accept the one of the oponent.
Style: biting, suspense, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, school, soul music, friends, college life, interracial relations, r&b, social differences, university, society, youth, coming of age ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlanta, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.7
 571K
Birdman or (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play. As opening night approaches, his attempts to become more altruistic, rebuild his career, and reconnect with friends and ...
Style: dark humor, psychological, surreal, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: midlife crisis, theater, ambition, actor's life, father daughter relationship, desire for fame, alter ego, surrealism, introspection, satire, actor, superhero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 4.7
 583
Lily & Kat (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in New York City, the film follows a naive fashion school graduate named Lily who finds her world turned upside down when her reckless best friend Kat announces she’s moving away to London in a matter of days. At a Lower East Side art opening ...
Style: semi serious, realistic
Plot: strong female presence, city life, twentysomething life, nightlife, urban, love triangle, friends, best friends, lesbian kiss, cigarette smoking, sex, kiss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Hurry Up, or I'll Be 30 (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Comedy directed by Joseph Jacoby.
Plot: brooklyn new york city, party, car, broken heart, bachelor
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Commitments (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Jimmy Rabbitte, just a tick out of school, gets a brilliant idea: to put a soul band together in Barrytown, his slum home in north Dublin. First he needs musicians and singers: things slowly start to click when he finds three fine-voiced females ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious, contemplative ...
Plot: irish, music band, friendship, soul music, audition, backstage, singer, star, profanity, blues, dublin ireland, musician ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 5K
S.O.B. (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A movie producer who made a huge flop tries to salvage his career by revamping his film as an erotic production, where its family-friendly star takes her top off.
Style: sexy, cynical, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: hollywood, satire, transvestism, filmmaking, catastrophe, anti conformity, disorder, couples, artists and showbiz, actor's life, goofy hero, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 24K
Celebrity (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The career and personal life of writer Lee are at a standstill, so he divorces his bashful wife, Robin, and dives into a new job as an entertainment journalist. His assignments take him to the swankiest corners of Manhattan, but as he jumps from one ...
Style: witty, cynical, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: filmmaking, ambition, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, showbiz, celebrity culture, lifestyle, spectacle, satire, writing, film within a film, ex wife ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, atlantic city new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Grace of My Heart (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An aspiring singer, Denise Waverly/Edna Buxton, sacrifices her own singing career to write hit songs that launch the careers of other singers. The film follows her life from her first break, through the pain of rejection from the recording industry ...
Style: touching, sentimental, lyrical, inspirational, sincere ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: songwriter, music, showbiz, ambition, rise and fall, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, self discovery, music industry, existentialism, loneliness, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 50s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
You've Got To Walk It Like You Talk It or You'll Lose That Beat (1971)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This oddball counterculture comedy/drama follows Zalman King through a series of kooky misadventures while he searches for his life's purpose in New York City.
Plot: satire, hippie, meaning of life, marriage, job, central park manhattan new york city, daughter
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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