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Miguel San Miguel (2012)
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Miguel San Miguel (2012)
Genre: Biography, Music
Country: Chile
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In the late 70s , during the military dictatorship , the film traces the beginnings of the musical group Los Prisioneros from the perspective of their drummer Miguel Tapia.
Plot: teenager, friendship, rock band, rock music, drummer, high school, military dictatorship
Place: chile

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and sentimental films with plots about rock band, musician's life, artists and showbiz, music, musician, friendship and rock music mostly in Music, Biography and Drama genres. Some movies like Miguel San Miguel: Sudamerican Rockers (2014), Ganes (2007), Cotton Candy (1978), Born in Heinola (2016), Sweetwater (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sudamerican Rockers (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Chile
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Three teens start a band in the late 1970s, this is the beginning of the famous musical group; Los Prisioneros.
Plot: band, school, fight, teenager, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, military dictatorship, high school, love, real life, guitarist, singing ...
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Ganes (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Finland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Remu grew up in modest conditions. He dropped out from schoold during his teen age years and is making career as a small time criminal. His family's destiny is about to come true, and it's going to be the usual: jail, alcoholism and ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, inspirational, factual
Plot: rock band, rock star, youth, rock music, friendship, jail, police officer, father son relationship, drugs, concert, recording studio, rising to stardom ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 70s, 60s, 1950s ...
Place: finland
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45%
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Cotton Candy (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 1970's made-for-TV movies about high school teens embroiled in rock band drama have formed a sub-genre that holds immeasurable hypnotic powers over a lot of my generation. Worn copies of these types of movies are often traded amongst fans like ...
Plot: high school, rock music, band, manager, determination, friendship, high school prom, parent child relationship, strip poker, rock and roll, high school student, battle of the bands ...
Time: 70s
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45%
Born in Heinola (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Finland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A story of five Finnish youth growing up during the devastating 90's recession. They live in the small, timber industrial town of Heinola. As the parents of these young teens struggle through hard economic times, the five very different youth ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, exciting, tense, melancholic ...
Plot: band, punk, concert, rock musician, musician, first love, rock concert, exchange student, friendship, teenager, punk music, school ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: finland
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44%
Hysteria: The Def Leppard Story (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A dramatization of the early years of the hard rock band, Def Leppard, the group faces both success and personal tragedies such as drummer, Rick Allen losing his arm in a car accident and guitarist Steve Clark's alcohol addiction.
Plot: heavy metal, hard rock, rock band, groupie, flashing, alcohol abuse, rock music, rehearsal, car accident, band, musician, severed arm
Time: 80s
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
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Sweetwater (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1969, the band Sweetwater led by lead vocalist Nansi Nevins opened Woodstock and subsequently got considerable media attention, appearing on a number of TV shows. But just as they appeared to be getting a really break big, they just disappeared. ...
Plot: rock band, female director, car accident
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: woodstock
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Birth Of The Beatles (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Birth of The Beatles is a 1979 biopic motion picture, produced by Dick Clark Productions and directed by Richard Marquand. Focuses on the early history of 1960s rock band The Beatles. It was released only nine years after the announced break-up of ...
Plot: rock music, the beatles, singer, boredom, audition, rock musician, sailor, town hall, record store, art school, pop music, fat woman ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: hamburg germany, germany, liverpool, britain
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38%
England Is Mine (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A portrait of Steven Patrick Morrissey and his early life in 1970s Manchester before he went on to become lead singer of seminal 1980s band The Smiths.
Style: factual, inspirational, captivating, realistic
Plot: rock band, musician, singer, depression, concert, music, musician's life, dysfunctional family, flyer, coming of age, pop music, diary ...
Time: year 1976, year 1982, 70s
Place: england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Runaways (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Joan Jett and Cherie Currie, two rebellious teenagers from Southern California, become the frontwomen for the Runaways -- the now-legendary group that paved the way for future generations of female rockers. Under the Svengalilike influence of ...
Style: stylized, emotional, captivating, sexy, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music band, rock music, ambition, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, teenage life, music, drugs/alcohol, musician, teenager, coming of age, name calling ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Love Records: Anna mulle Lovee (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The rise and fall of Love Records record label in 1960s and 1970s Finland.
Style: based on true events
Plot: youth culture, female nudity, musician, drugs, friend, love, singing, drinking, jazz, friendship, father son relationship, alcohol ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s
Place: helsinki finland
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Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Singer Freddie Mercury, guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and bass guitarist John Deacon take the music world by storm when they form the rock 'n' roll band Queen in 1970. Hit songs like "Killer Queen", "Bohemian ...
Style: inspirational, touching, based on true events, rough, sexy ...
Plot: rock band, musician, singer, music band, fame, gay, aids, musician's life, friendship between men, lgbt, rise to the top, desire for fame ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1984, year 1976 ...
Place: england, britain, edinburgh scotland, munich germany, atlanta georgia ...
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Desert Dancer (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, United Arab Emirates, Romania, Morocco
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Inspirational true story of Iranian dancer Afshin Ghaffarian, who risked his life for his dream to become a dancer despite a nationwide dancing ban.
Style: uplifting, serious, based on true events, sad, suspense ...
Plot: dance, dancer's life, human spirit, follow your dream, against the rules, oppression, friendship, violence, emigration, dancing, drug addict, dance studio ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2009
Place: iran, middle east, paris france, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
We're So Young (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Brazil
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The young Renato Russo has no time to lose: dreams of being a rock star. But it's still early. He needs to study, teach English, reassure parents, enjoy the class, heal pain of love and especially who pack touch your band. Abortion Electric to ...
Plot: music, singer, punk band, coming out, band, friendship, brazilian, song, alcohol, drums, party, guitarist ...
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29%
Violeta Went to Heaven (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Chile, Argentina, Brazil
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A portrait of famed Chilean singer and folklorist Violeta Parra filled with her musical work, her memories, her loves and her hopes.
Style: serious, sincere, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Plot: museum, follow your dream, music, loss of daughter, folk, musical tour, latin, rising to stardom, lifestyle, musician's life, hopes, performer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 30s, 50s, 40s ...
Place: chile, latin america, paris france, santiago de chile, geneva switzerland ...
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Lennon Naked (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: music band, musician's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, couples, family relations, peaceful mission, disagreement, couple relations, dysfunctional family, rock, parents and children ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london
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Stoned (2005)
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: realistic, serious, captivating, flamboyance
Plot: rock, musician's life, drug abuse, showbiz, life is a bitch, rock star, rise and fall, artists and showbiz, music band, addiction, love, friendship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, contemporary
Place: london, munich germany, morocco, paris france
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Janie Jones (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A young girl who has been abandoned by her former-groupie mother informs a fading rock star that she is his daughter.
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Plot: rock star, parents and children, self discovery, adolescence vs adulthood, musician's life, family relations, father daughter relationship, friendship, couples, society, eccentric family, celebrity culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, austin texas
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26%
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I Am Gilda (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Argentina, Uruguay
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The life and death of the tropical singer Gilda.
Style: based on true events
Plot: death of protagonist, female protagonist, death of title character, father daughter relationship, flashback, romantic relationship, fame
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: sincere, sentimental, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: hamburg germany, england, liverpool, northern germany, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.4
 36K
Love & Mercy (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
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Style: serious, emotional, factual, melancholic, talky ...
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Time: 80s, 60s, 1960s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, california, malibu california, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.9
 22K
Get on Up (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.
Style: captivating, realistic, emotional, talky, heartbreaking ...
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Time: 50s, 70s, 1950s, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, georgia, south carolina, new jersey, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Daydream Believers: The Monkees' Story (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 2000, VH-1 produced the television biopic Daydream Believers: The Monkees' Story. In 2002, the movie was released on DVD, and featured both commentaries and interviews with Dolenz, Jones and Tork. The aired version did differ from the DVD ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: overnight success, desire for fame, lifestyle, rising to stardom, showbiz, daydreamer, music band, artists and showbiz, ambition, bittersweet, music, musician ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Gundermann (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The real life story of East German singer and writer Gerhard Gundermann and his struggles with music, life as a coal miner and his dealings with the secret police (STASI) of the GDR.
Plot: informant, stasi, miner, songwriter, communist party, marital infidelity, husband wife relationship, little girl, death of father, rock band, husband wife conflict, love triangle ...
Time: year 1992, year 1975
Place: budapest hungary, budapest
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Control (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA, Australia, Japan, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Control is the biography of Joy Division lead singer Ian Curtis, taking his story from schoolboy days of 1973 to his suicide on the eve of the band's first American tour in 1980.
Style: atmospheric, melancholic, depressing, touching, lyrical ...
Plot: musician's life, singer, music, punk, musician, epilepsy, music band, depression, performance, suicide, fame, tragic event ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1980, 80s
Place: europe, england, manchester england, northern england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.9
 28K
La Bamba (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Biographical story of the rise from nowhere of singer Ritchie Valens whose life was cut short by a plane crash.
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, sincere, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: musician's life, death, latin, audition, music business, musician, rock star, music industry, family relations, interracial relations, death of protagonist, main character dies ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, tijuana mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Inside The Osmonds (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of the personal lives and professional careers of the show-business family The Osmonds, and how the stresses and strains of their careers and the turbulent '70s and '80s affected their relationships with each other and their ...
Plot: mission, rock music, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, mormon, family relations, faith, career, mother daughter relationship, success, brother brother relationship, brother sister relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
What We Do Is Secret (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A biopic of punk legend Darby Crash and his band, the Germs.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspense
Plot: punk, punk rock, musician's life, lifestyle, rising to stardom, celebrity culture, drug abuse, ambition, music band, music, rise and fall, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Spring Symphony (1983)
Genre: Biography, Music
Country: West Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: "Spring Symphony" is the story of Robert Schumann and Clara Wieck. Both were music entities. Robert Schumann turns out to have been a second tier composer, if that, never rising to the heights of a Beethoven or Mozart. In contrast, Clara ...
Style: touching, stylized, sentimental, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ambition, romance, love and romance, musician's life, music, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, relationship vs career, couple relations, orchestral, disability, couples ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
David Oistrakh: Artist of the People? (1996)
Genre: Biography, Music
Country: France
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The life and virtuosic work of Russian violinist David Oistrakh, once known as King David in the Soviet Union, is chronicled with depth and detail by filmmaker Bruno Monsaingeon in this intriguing portrait of an artist. Highlights include a range of ...
Style: realistic, serious, contemplative, sincere, sentimental
Plot: hopes, music, artists and showbiz, ambition, lifestyle, prodigy, performer's life, musician's life, rising to stardom, human spirit, relationship vs career, pianist ...
Time: 20th century
Place: russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Buddy Holly Story (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A film about the life and career of the early rock and roll star.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: air disaster, rags to riches, disc jockey, singer, price of fame, blizzard, affection, music, relationship vs career, human spirit, showbiz, rich and poor ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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