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Time You Change (2010)
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Time You Change (2010)
Original name: Zeiten Ändern Dich
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The life story of German gangsta rapper, Bushido.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: self discovery, artists and showbiz, dysfunctional family, musician's life, music, life is a bitch, ambition, lifestyle, rise to the top, crimes, parents and children, urban ghetto, hip hop, drug dealing, graphic violence, hopes, urban ghetto life, juvenile delinquency, family problems, down on your luck, rapper, female nudity, drugs, first sex, graffiti ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and touching films with plots about artists and showbiz, musician's life, music, ambition, lifestyle, life is a bitch and society mostly in Drama, Music and Biography genres. Some movies like Time You Change: Just Another Day (2009), Turn It Up (2000), Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005), King of Salsa (2006), Antonia (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Just Another Day (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Follows a day in the life of two men living at either end of the music game. A successful rapper, A-Maze, is dealing with the pitfalls and trappings of his success and facing new challenges in the music business to get a check while the other, Young ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: profanity, rivalry, music, crimes, musician's life, ambition, hip hop, showbiz, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, graphic violence, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Turn It Up (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Trying to bootstrap his way out of Brooklyn's mean streets is Diamond, a rap musician. With his long-time pal Gage acting as his manager, he's trying to lay down a demo tape with cut-rate studio time. To pay the bills, he and Gage run ...
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: rapper, gang, lifestyle, musician's life, friendship, down on your luck, social decay, juvenile delinquency, addiction, artists and showbiz, going straight, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A tale of an inner city drug dealer who turns away from crime to pursue his passion, rap music.
Style: serious, rough, stylized, harsh, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, rapper, gangsters, ghetto, going straight, music, ambition, lifestyle, rise to the top, musician's life, redemption, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
King of Salsa (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The rise and fall of salsa singer, Héctor Lavoe (1946-1993), as told from the perspective of his wife Puchi, who looks back from 2002.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, disturbing, sentimental
Plot: music, dancing, showbiz, ambition, musician's life, artists and showbiz, romance, lifestyle, drug abuse, life is a bitch, rise and fall, bittersweet ...
Time: 70s, 60s
Place: usa, new york, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Movie in collections
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Antonia (2006)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Determined to escape their poverty-stricken lives, four talented young women living on the outskirts of Sao Paulo, Brazil, form an all-female rap group but find their road to success is riddled with sexism, racism, and violence. One by one, they ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: music, music band, hip hop, prodigy, ambition, rise to the top, musician's life, rising to stardom, friendship, society, racism, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.0
 688
Halim (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Egypt
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A biopic of Egyptian singer Abdel-Halim Hafez.
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, emotional, serious
Plot: ambition, rising to stardom, musician's life, love and romance, rise to the top, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, showbiz, singer, terminal illness, world ...
Time: 40s, 60s, 70s, 1930s, 1940s ...
Place: africa, middle east, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.6
 884
Hendrix (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Biography of rock star Jimi Hendrix chronicles his early career, including a stint with Little Richard who fired him for getting too flamboyant, to his tragic failure.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: musician's life, prodigy, ambition, rising to stardom, tragic hero, music band, rise and fall, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, drug abuse, hotshot hero, overdose ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.0
 148
The Beat (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In a split narrative, a young man follows two paths: his father's dream of him becoming a cop, and his own dream of becoming a rapper
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, rough, sentimental ...
Plot: hip hop, lifestyle, follow your dream, going straight, musician's life, life is a bitch, crimes, artists and showbiz, hopes, drug dealing, society, urban ghetto life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Movie in collections
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Berlin Calling (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man tours clubs around the globe with his manager and girlfriend. On the eve of their largest album release he is admitted to a psychiatric clinic after overdosing at a gig.
Style: serious, rough, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: techno music, drug abuse, rehabilitation, mental institution, musician's life, lifestyle, overdose, mentally unstable, cocaine, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, doctor patient relationship, techno ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Nairobi Half Life (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Kenya, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mwas, a young aspiring actor from upcountry Kenya dreams of becoming an accomplished actor one day, and in pursuit of this, he makes his way to Nairobi, the city of opportunity. He quickly understands why Nairobi is nicknamed Nairrobery as he is ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, tense, bleak ...
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, desire for fame, follow your dream, ambition, aspiring actor, unlikely criminals, crimes, life is a bitch, hopes, social decay, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kenya, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
I Am Not a Hipster (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Things are not looking good for Brook, a young, talented singer/songwriter who has become the clichéd tortured artist. Slow to come to terms with the death of his mother, Brook is self-absorbed, aggressive, and the major obstruction to his own ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Plot: rock, musician's life, music, siblings relations, parents and children, artists and showbiz, coping, family problems, twentysomething life, family relations, urban, creative block ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.3
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Cornelis (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: ”Cornelis” is the unique chronicle about one of Sweden’s greatest music legends - Cornelis Vreeswijk. An honest and gripping account of an exceptionally talented, but self-destructive artist’s intense life both on and behind the stage. A man ...
Style: captivating, contemplative, atmospheric, factual, psychological ...
Plot: musician's life, looking for love, artists and showbiz, ambition, couples, society, music, couple relations, private vs public, rivalry, love and romance, weakness ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 1960s, 70s ...
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.5
 708
Sister Smile (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A biography of the Belgian nun Jeannine Deckers, who became a popular singer in the early 1960s and struggled with the contradiction between the church and her true self.
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: convent, showbiz, ambition, follow your dream, musician's life, clergy, against the rules, life is a bitch, rising to stardom, rebellion, rebelliousness, society ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.9
 1K
The Kid (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Based on the real life story of Kevin Lewis, the film follows his childhood of abuse, his descent into a life of crime and the way he put his life together again afterwards.
Style: touching, realistic, uplifting, serious, gloomy
Plot: dysfunctional family, human spirit, hopes, rise to the top, going straight, life is a bitch, down on your luck, family problems, survival, abusive parent, crimes, ambition ...
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, rising to stardom, musician's life, nightlife, rise and fall, music band, drug abuse, ambition, music, celebrity culture, life is a bitch, punk rock ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
May Allah Bless France (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: French rapper, author, and spoken word artist Abd Al Malik makes his directorial debut with this adaptation of his 2004 autobiography, chronicling his upbringing in the crime- and drug-ridden streets of Strasbourg and his life-changing encounters ...
Style: captivating, inspirational, psychological, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: urban ghetto life, rising to stardom, follow your dream, crimes, juvenile delinquency, hip hop, redemption, religions or cults, life is a bitch, ambition, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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My Way (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 148 min.
Story: A biopic of French pop star Claude Francois, most famous for co-writing the song 'My Way'. Tracing his life from his childhood in Egypt through his success in France to his untimely death in Paris in 1978.
Style: serious, sentimental, sincere, realistic
Plot: ambition, lifestyle, desire for fame, musician's life, rising to stardom, womanizer, family relations, showbiz, parents and children, childhood, father son conflict, shrewd ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: france, monte carlo, saint tropez, egypt, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
King of Paper Chasin' (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In the city of 9 Million people everyone is engulfed in the everyday rat race chasing that almighty dollar. This movie tells the story of one of its own 'Carter Blanche'. Carter has staked his claim to the American dream. But history ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: hip hop, rivalry, crimes, drug dealing, artists and showbiz, musician's life, urban ghetto, starting over, ambition, betrayal, african american, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
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Lennon Naked (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A profile of John Lennon in the late 1960s as the Beatles are set to fall apart.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: music band, musician's life, lifestyle, disagreement, dysfunctional family, rock, peaceful mission, family relations, artists and showbiz, couple relations, couples, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Two Sons of Francisco (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The story of Francisco, a very simple and poor man whose dream was to see his children become country music stars, and who made all the efforts to make it happen.
Style: emotional, captivating, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: musician's life, rags to riches, obsession, success, death, rise to the top, ambition, parents and children, lifestyle, society, peasant, family relations ...
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Good Vibrations (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story of music legend Terri Hooley, a key figure in Belfast's punk rock scene. Hooley founded the Good Vibrations store from which a record label sprung, representing bands such as The Undertones, Rudi and The Outcasts.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, sincere, touching
Plot: lifestyle, music band, ambition, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, state affairs, musician's life, music, business venture, overnight success, relationship vs career, passionate interest ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Nina (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of the late jazz musician and classical pianist Nina Simone including her rise to fame and relationship with her manager Clifton Henderson.
Style: captivating, serious, touching, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: jazz, ambition, love affair, musician's life, music, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, society, racism, discrimination, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.6
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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.
Style: realistic, sentimental, uplifting, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: rock star, self discovery, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, musician's life, family relations, father daughter relationship, couples, society, friendship, family problems, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.3
 228
Know Thy Enemy (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Nemesis is the hottest rapper in rap's hottest city; Miami, the 305. But he has a little secret...he's not really a rapper. A record label discovers Nate's talent, and offers to make him a star, as a rapper. They create Nemesis, a Hip ...
Style: realistic, semi serious
Plot: hip hop, rivalry, jazz, ambition, drug dealing, family business, crime, performer's life, follow your dream, criminal's revenge, nightlife, urban ghetto life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Grace Unplugged (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A talented young singer and aspiring songwriter’s Christian faith and family ties are tested when she defies her worship-pastor father and pursues pop-music stardom in GRACE UNPLUGGED, a moving and inspiring new film that explores the true meaning ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: ambition, lifestyle, musician's life, teenage life, desire for fame, society, family relations, once in a lifetime opportunity, parents and children, youth, small town, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.9
 2K
The Gospel (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young singer turns his back on God and his father's church when tragedy strikes. He returns years later to find the once powerful congregation in disarray. With his childhood nemesis creating a "new vision" for the church, he is ...
Style: emotional, captivating, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: church, parents and children, musician's life, hopes, music, uninhibited rivalry, artists and showbiz, homecoming, redemption, ambition, haunted by the past, r&b ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.7
 701
Hilde (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A biography of Hildegard Knef, one of Germany's biggest post-war stars.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, nazi germany, artists and showbiz, performer's life, musician's life, desire for fame, showbiz, rise and fall, love affair, celebrity culture, follow your dream, ambition ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 60s, 1940s, 40s ...
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Battle of the Year (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A down-on-his-luck coach is hired to prepare a team of the best American dancers for an international tournament that attracts all the best crews from around the world, but the Americans haven't won in fifteen years.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, lifestyle, dancer's life, rivalry, power relations, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, underdog, music, dancing, sport ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.6
 3K
Georgia (1995)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Sadie looks up to her older sister Georgia, a successful folk singer who's happily married with children, but can't break out of the bar-band circuit and hit the big time she desperately covets. It's in part due to her attraction to ...
Style: sincere, serious, melancholic, emotional, talky ...
Plot: music, addiction, life is a bitch, musician's life, dysfunctional family, human nature, artists and showbiz, estrangement, alcohol abuse, mother daughter relationship, redemption, heroin ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: sincere, sentimental, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: museum, music, follow your dream, loss of daughter, lifestyle, latin, musical tour, rising to stardom, performer's life, hopes, musician's life, folk ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 30s, 1940s, 1930s ...
Place: chile, latin america, santiago de chile, santiago chile, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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