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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, gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: crimes, music, hip hop, drug dealing, parents and children, life is a bitch, self discovery, ambition, hopes, urban ghetto life, artists and showbiz, dysfunctional family, juvenile delinquency, family problems, musician's life, lifestyle, rise to the top, down on your luck, urban ghetto, rapper, female nudity, graffiti, drug dealer, childhood, respect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and captivating films with plots about artists and showbiz, ambition, music, musician's life, lifestyle, hip hop and hopes 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), Cornelis (2010), King of Paper Chasin' (2011). 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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: music, hip hop, showbiz, ambition, drugs/alcohol, rivalry, desire for fame, musician's life, crimes, artists and showbiz, music business, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, musician's life, lifestyle, friendship, drug dealing, addiction, juvenile delinquency, social decay, going straight, artists and showbiz, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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88%
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 ...
Plot: hip hop, rapper, ghetto, going straight, gangsters, music, ambition, lifestyle, rise to the top, musician's life, redemption, heist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
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44%
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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: gloomy, realistic, touching, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: love and romance, music, artists and showbiz, couple relations, life is a bitch, musician's life, ambition, couples, weakness, radical, society, refugees ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 1960s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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: realistic, serious, rough
Plot: hip hop, rivalry, starting over, urban, friends, urban ghetto, dishonesty, best friends, drug dealing, going straight, crime, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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78%
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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: semi serious, realistic
Plot: rivalry, hip hop, performer's life, music, artists and showbiz, musician's life, desire for fame, hotshot hero, crime, urban ghetto life, follow your dream, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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: serious, touching, emotional, captivating, realistic
Plot: church, musician's life, uninhibited rivalry, relationship vs career, music, redemption, ambition, haunted by the past, hopes, artists and showbiz, homecoming, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, tense, rough, bleak, serious ...
Plot: unlikely criminals, desire for fame, life is a bitch, crimes, artists and showbiz, follow your dream, friends, urban ghetto, corrupt law enforcer, friendship, hopes, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kenya, africa
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77%
 7.3
 12K
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: bleak, serious, rough, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: drug abuse, rehabilitation, techno music, dj, nightclub, overdose, unfulfillment, musician's life, hopes, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, mental institution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany
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75%
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, serious, rough, touching, realistic
Plot: redemption, coming of age, urban ghetto, religions or cults, juvenile delinquency, ambition, hip hop, youth, follow your dream, hopes, society, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: uplifting, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Plot: rock star, musician's life, celebrity culture, youth, dysfunctional family, family relations, rock, self discovery, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, artists and showbiz, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.7
 850
Self Medicated (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on true events. On the edges of Las Vegas, 17-year-old Andrew's life is spiraling out of control. Unable to cope with the loss of his father, Andrew's descent into drugs and violence is gaining momentum, and the once promising young ...
Style: psychological, rough, serious, gloomy, realistic
Plot: drug abuse, family problems, mental institution, mental illness, misfit, society, custody, downfall, uncontrollable, kids in trouble, addiction, rehabilitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.7
 686
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: sentimental, realistic, captivating, atmospheric, serious
Plot: nazi germany, celebrity culture, musician's life, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, blind ambition, rising to stardom, follow your dream, love and romance, love affair, music, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 40s, 1950s ...
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Loyalty & Respect (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In Cashville, two friend friends are torn apart buy fast money and launch an all out street war where no one can be trusted. Loyalty and Respect is lost over Cash in the city of Cashville.
Style: realistic, rough, serious
Plot: hip hop, music, rise to the top, rivalry, buddies, rise and fall, urban, society, ambition, gang, crimes, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach (1968)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music
Country: West Germany, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Using letters Anna Magdalena Bach wrote to her husband, seminal composer Johann Sebastian, filmmakers Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet created one of the most precise, rewarding biopics ever put to screen. CHRONICLE OF ANNA MAGDALENA ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, atmospheric, serious, emotional ...
Plot: lifestyle, prodigy, couples, hopes, crumbling marriage, musician's life, music, couple relations, artists and showbiz, ambition, introspection, concert ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.3
 143
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: sincere, rough, serious, offbeat, sentimental ...
Plot: hip hop, follow your dream, down on your luck, music, artists and showbiz, city life, musician's life, hopes, social misfits, drug dealing, midlife crisis, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Beat the World (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three dance crews – one Latin American, one European and one Canadian – prepare to battle at the International Beat the World competition in Detroit. Along the way, they struggle with gambling debt, bad break-ups and their own egos. In the final ...
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, lifestyle, dancer's life, ambition, friendship, rivalry, youth, buddies, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz, music, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Who Killed Pixote? (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The true story of the boy who became famous when he was cast for the main part on the Brazilian film Pixote: A Lei do Mais Fraco (1981). After the film was over, he tried to work as an actor on other projects, with little success. As time went by, ...
Style: gloomy, emotional, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: crimes, society, actor's life, rise and fall, youth, juvenile delinquency, ambition, urban ghetto life, desire for fame, unfulfillment, hopes, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.7
 39K
Notorious (2009)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: NOTORIOUS is the story of Christopher Wallace. Through raw talent and sheer determination, Wallace transforms himself from Brooklyn street hustler (once selling crack to pregnant women) to one of the greatest rappers of all time; THE NOTORIOUS ...
Style: serious, sincere, factual, melancholic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, murder, rising to stardom, urban ghetto life, fame, music, ambition, success, drugs/alcohol, backstage, life is a bitch, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, 90s, year 1983, 80s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.5
 691
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: realistic, gloomy, emotional, sincere, serious
Plot: convent, rebellion, rebelliousness, world, lifestyle, showbiz, rise and fall, human nature, society, clergy, family relations, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: realistic, gloomy, touching, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: urban, family relations, estrangement, rock, family problems, artists and showbiz, siblings relations, musician's life, parents and children, music, coping, twentysomething life
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
33 Scenes from Life (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Polish artist Julia and her husband Piotr, a talented and successful composer, live in Kraków. When Julias's mother, Barbara falls ill with stomach cancer, the life of the family is falling apart. Julia accompanies her mother to death, but ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: death, hopes, artists and showbiz, family relations, family problems, dysfunctional family, introspection, lifestyle, self discovery, estrangement, optimism, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: exciting, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: dancer's life, lifestyle, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz, power relations, underdog, music, athlete and trainer, dancing, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 5.6
 863
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: serious, gloomy, realistic, captivating
Plot: tragic hero, music band, music, unfulfillment, hotshot hero, prodigy, overdose, rock, rise and fall, ambition, drug abuse, heavy metal ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Broken Bridges (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A fading country music star (Keith) returns to his hometown, where he reunites with his childhood sweetheart and also meets his 16-year-old daughter for the first time.
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, touching
Plot: starting over, homecoming, parents and children, romance, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, musician's life, music, lovers reunited, family problems, haunted by the past, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.7
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Filly Brown (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: “Majo” Tonorio, a.k.a. Filly Brown, is a raw, young Los Angeles hip-hop artist who spits from the heart. When a sleazy record producer offers her a crack at rap stardom, Majo faces some daunting choices. With an incarcerated mother, a record ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sincere
Plot: music, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, follow your dream, musician's life, rising to stardom, hip hop, radio dj, moral dilemma, ambition
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.4
 384
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: realistic, serious, rough, captivating
Plot: music, hip hop, latin, youth, best friends, friendship, juvenile delinquency, prodigy, urban ghetto, friends, ambition, music band ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.8
 3K
Chiko (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This is the story of Isa, who grows up in a Hamburg suburb. It might be one of the world's richest cities but every beast has its belly and here, in the very underbelly, Chiko lives in a world where violence, staking and keeping a claim, and ...
Style: serious, rough, gloomy, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, drug dealer, cocaine, marijuana, immigrants, society, urban, friends, ambition, friendship, rivalry, rise to the top ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany, hamburg germany
⇓ 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, musician's life, rising to stardom, music band, drug abuse, nightlife, rise and fall, ambition, life is a bitch, celebrity culture, music, suicide ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Crazy Sexy Cool: The TLC Story (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: TLC's humble beginnings in Atlanta quickly led to an unprecedented rise to fame in the 1990's as one of the world's most talented, celebrated and highest-selling female groups of all time. Through very public and high profile success, ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: r&b, ambition, bankruptcy, musician's life, artists and showbiz, music, hip hop, music band, rising to stardom, woman
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%