Movies like Black Starlet

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Black Starlet (1974)
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Black Starlet (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Girl leaves Gary, Indiana, to become a star in Hollywood.
Plot: betrayal, hollywood, female nudity, drugs, stripper, star, poverty, search, rags to riches, fame, price of fame, starlet, casting couch, fortune, movie actress

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and captivating films with plots about female nudity, hollywood, betrayal, nudity (full frontal - brief), drugs, sex and filmmaking mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres. Some movies like Black Starlet: The Lonely Lady (1983), A STRANGER IN THE MIRROR (1993), The Legend of Lylah Clare (1968), Over 18... and Ready! (1969), Satan Was A Lady (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Lonely Lady (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young screenwriter allows others to exploit her in the hopes of "making it" in Hollywood.
Style: rough, sexual, sexy, realistic, serious
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, betrayal, screenwriter, writers, mental illness, filmmaking, couples, downfall, rise to the top, lifestyle, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
A STRANGER IN THE MIRROR (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on Sidney Sheldons novel.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, comedian, actress, cruise ship, casting couch, stroke, hollywood sign, ambition, rape, betrayal, starlet, fame ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Legend of Lylah Clare (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A dictatorial film director (Finch) hires an unknown actress (Novak) to play the lead role in a planned movie biography of a late, great Hollywood star.
Style: psychological thriller
Plot: movie star, hollywood, junkie, flashback, film producer, drugs, falling from height, murder, lesbian, obsession, love, jealousy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Over 18... and Ready! (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A teenage girl sets out to active fame in Hollywood as an actress, only a sleazy producer's wife has other plans for her.
Plot: lesbianism, high heels, beach, breast sucking, cigarette smoking, telephone call, female full frontal nudity, bikini, drugs, casting couch, cmnf, car accident ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Satan Was A Lady (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Wishman's plot rotates around the maneuverings of a whore who longs for a touch of mink and a seat at the finer tables in life. Blackmail, betrayal, murder and malice are all part of her tender trade. Lord help anyone who lays in her way.
Style: suspense, rough, sexy, captivating
Plot: blackmail, murder, prostitution, betrayal, exploitation, female killer, stripper, erotica, dominatrix, nightclub, female director, strip club ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.6
 138
Strangers Kiss (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: To help his actress girlfriend regain her confidence a Hollywood bigshot bankrolls a small budget film being made by a first-time producer and director pair. Despite the hand-to-mouth way it has to be made the film starts to come good, as does the ...
Style: contemplative, sentimental, touching, talky, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, love and romance, actor's life, artists and showbiz, couples, realism, underdog, gangsters, love triangle, showbiz, fall in love ...
Time: 80s, 1950s, 50s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.5
 103
Clean (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A limo driver attempts to outrun his bad habits.
Plot: lie, celebrity, gangster, greed, fame, sex, money, addiction, power, nudity (full frontal - brief), gangsters, driver ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.9
 44
Gypsy Angels (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Vanna White is a stripper who falls for a stunt pilot who develops amnesia after a crash.
Style: cult film
Plot: amnesia, stripper, breasts, doctor, female nudity, preacher
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.7
 311
Lap Dancing (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Angie is having no luck auditioning for movies. She thinks about going back home, but her roommate Claudia convinces her to try working at the "gentleman's club" with her in order to gain more life experience. Angie hopes to be able ...
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, erotic, serious
Plot: sexual relations, strong sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), desire for fame, unfulfillment, fish out of water, self discovery, hollywood, female nudity, lesbianism, sexploitation, stripper ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Wishing for a Dream (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Actress Mika Andrews and her filmmaker boyfriend, Louis Digman struggle through the stresses, hopes, desires and disappointments of the entertainment industry to succeed in 'Hollywood.'
Plot: hollywood, smoking, actor, bare breasts, shower, dream, female nudity, drugs, hamster, insomnia, studio, filmmaking ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Hollywood After Dark (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A young girl comes to Hollywood to try to break into the movies, but winds up being taken advantage of by sleazy producers, and is forced to become a stripper.
Style: cult film
Plot: stripper, femme fatale, exploitation, female nudity, exotic dancer, sex, striptease, casting couch
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.9
 179
Harlow (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Loosely based biography of 1930s star Jean Harlow as she begins her climb to stardom. One of two "Harlow" film biographies that appeared in 1965, this one stars Carol Lynley in the title role that begins as Jean Harlow, a bit player in ...
Plot: hollywood, movie star, blonde, mentor, mother daughter relationship, impotence, friendship between women, wedding, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, marriage, actress, family relations ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.3
 1K
The Oscar (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Snotty Hollywood actor becomes even more full of himself after he's nominated for Best actor at the Academy Awards.
Style: cult film
Plot: award, hollywood, movie star, rise to power, public relations, producer, publicist, crooked sheriff, actor, rolls royce, price of fame, filmmaking ...
Place: new york, tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Black Limousine (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A ghost story set in the city of dreams (IMDb.com).
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: hollywood, artists and showbiz, introspection, down on your luck, downfall, addiction, psychological drama, depression, love interest, accidental death, surrealism, existentialism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.9
 443
Heartbreakers (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Best friends Eli and Blue, both at a crossroads in their professional lives, find their friendship put to the test when they become preoccupied with the same woman
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), profanity, sexual content, friendship, thirtysomething life, couples, friends, betrayal, love and romance, one female two males threesome, male friendship ...
Time: 60s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Live Fast, Die Young (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When a famous star is found dead at an exclusive Christmas Eve party filled with A-list Hollywood types, the police must hold for questioning a group of powerful entertainment industry players who are eager to leave the scene. As they reflect upon ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, captivating, psychotronic ...
Plot: hollywood, society, overdose, drug abuse, redemption, actor's life, lifestyle, filmmaking, cause and meaning, starlet, writer's life, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.2
 750
Second Life (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Nicholas celebrates his 40th birthday in his country house, with some friends. He has everything he ever wished for, but, on that night, he will end up dead, on his swimming pool. From that moment on, a dead Nicholas wonders how his life would be if ...
Plot: black bra, drugs, jealousy, lesbianism, pursuit, car accident, betrayal, marriage, party, drowning, red panties, fashion model ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.9
 236K
Boogie Nights (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Set in 1977, back when sex was safe, pleasure was a business and business was booming, idealistic porn producer Jack Horner aspires to elevate his craft to an art form. Horner discovers Eddie Adams, a hot young talent working as a busboy in a ...
Style: captivating, touching, sentimental, stylized, talky ...
Plot: pornography, porn industry, drug abuse, rise and fall, cocaine, strong sexual content, addiction, sex, fame, showbiz, lifestyle, innocence lost ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 4.4
 75
Molly & Gina (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Molly is the former secretary of a murdered private detective. Gina, a budding actress, witnessed the shooting which also killed her boyfriend. Together, they set out to bring the culprits to justice.
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), stripper, strip club, female detective, private detective, murder, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.5
 439
The chosen (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The two brothers Van der Laan, of strict religion, have been running Holland's most successful software company for 10 years when suddenly their financial manager leaves the firm. The lives of the brothers and their families get turned upside ...
Plot: cheating, betrayal, brotherhood, religious fundamentalism, loss of virginity, husband wife relationship, male nudity, undressing someone, brother brother relationship, female nudity
Place: amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Redlight Greenlight (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After 10 years of toil, a moral, determined and penniless agent trainee is given his only and last opportunity to make agent. Standing in his way; a 24 hour time frame, Hollywood's most amoral, hyper ambitious and successful agent deciding his ...
Plot: agent, business, hollywood, wall street
Place: manhattan new york city, beverly hills, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Dangerous Game (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A New York film director, working on his latest movie in Los Angeles, begins to reflect the actions in his movie and real life, especially when he begins an affair with the lead actress.
Style: psychological, rough, art house, melancholic, bleak ...
Plot: filmmaking, obsession, addiction, lifestyle, redemption, life is a bitch, downfall, showbiz, human nature, husband wife relationship, drugs, divorce ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: israel, los angeles, california, usa, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.9
 192
Berkeley (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Berkeley is the story of Ben Sweet, an eighteen year old boy who comes to UC Berkeley in 1968 to study accounting and avoid the draft. There begins an odyssey through sex, drugs, rock and roll, and political activism which turns his world upside ...
Plot: illegal drugs, female nudity, drugs, teenager, rock and roll, nudity (full frontal - brief), accounting
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Goodbye, Norma Jean (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Norma Jean Baker finds her way to Hollywood and is turned into sex symbol Marilyn Monroe.
Plot: female nudity, showbiz, lesbianism, sex, bound and gagged, gagged, casting couch, lesbian, rape, sexual assault, backstage, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.6
 52
Close-Up (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: "CLOSE-UP" is a dramatic feature film told through the eyes of a failed Philadelphia actor who has succumbed to drug addiction. Our story follows him during the Holidays as he desperately tries to regain everything he has lost in his life; ...
Style: ambiguous ending, social realism
Plot: comeback, husband wife relationship, shopping, addiction, father daughter estrangement, quitting a job, female nudity, fame, blood, redemption, auditorium, professional wrestler ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, philadelphia, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Crossing Thresholds (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Main portion of the movie displays an evening out for people from multiple circles having dinner in Charisma restaurant. Many stories are being told by patrons from each table.
Plot: faith, betrayal, infidelity
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The System Within (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Tony "Wise" Good, is an internationally famous model. He fought his way out of the inner city and rocketed straight to the top. He had it all... The career, the trophy wife, fame, fortune and all the luxuries that come with success. But ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: rivalry, ambition, rise and fall, rise to the top, dishonesty, lifestyle, betrayal, husband wife relationship, fashion model, crimes, crime, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.3
 289
Chantal (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An innocent and naive young woman arrives in Los Angeles to make it as a big-name actress, only to suffer though the pain and humiliation of the casting couch routine again and again thus getting a first hand look at Hollywood at its worst.
Style: erotic, sexploitation film, remake of cult film, psychotronic
Plot: actress, vulva, lesbian kiss, smiling, airplane, labia, jealousy, suicide, female nudity, bare breasts, condom, lesbian cunnilingus ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.9
 2K
Juanita (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fed up with her deadbeat grown kids and marginal urban existence, Juanita takes a Greyhound bus to Paper Moon, Montana - where she reinvents herself and finds her mojo.
Style: feel good, sincere, touching, humorous, captivating
Audience: chick flick
Plot: female nudity, sex, culture clash, family relations, love and romance, couples, life is a bitch, family, friendship, parents and children, hopes, society ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.6
 127
White Hot (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young man, short of money, is persuaided into looking after the business of a local drug dealer for a week or two. Up until then, the guy had been an honest and clean of drugs, but when he spends his days surrounded by riches and drugs, he cannot ...
Plot: drug addict, gangster, drug dealing, neck breaking, female nudity, woman's neck broken, drugs, gangsters, nudity (full frontal - brief), cocaine, drug addiction
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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