Movies like Just Another Day

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Just Another Day (2009)
 4.9
 847
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 Eastie, is a young man struggling in a harsh world that is threatening to destroy him.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: profanity, crimes, music, musician's life, rivalry, hip hop, ambition, artists and showbiz, showbiz, desire for fame, graphic violence, drugs/alcohol, violence, rapper, music business, one day
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Just Another Day

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and captivating films with plots about ambition, artists and showbiz, music, musician's life, hip hop, rivalry and lifestyle mostly in Drama, Music and Crime genres. Some movies like Just Another Day: Filly Brown (2012), Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming (2010), Empire (2015), Know Thy Enemy (2009), King of Paper Chasin' (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 1K
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, captivating, sincere, psychological, serious
Plot: desire for fame, rising to stardom, moral dilemma, ambition, hip hop, follow your dream, music, radio dj, musician's life, artists and showbiz, strong female presence, producer
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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95%
Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Chance Harris looks to find a balance between his school, work, relationships and opportunity to perform at the nationally televised step competition during homecoming weekend at Truth University.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: dance, dancing, hip hop, college, rivalry, college life, ambition, contests and competitions, dancer's life, youth, student life, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 37K
Empire (2015)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A powerful family drama about the head of a music empire whose three sons and ex-wife all battle for his throne.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: music, hip hop, artists and showbiz, rapper, musician's life, ambition, family relations, sibling rivalry, couple relations, workplace, brother brother relationship, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 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 ⇓
83%
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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: 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 ⇓
79%
 4.4
 57
Rhapsody (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The life of a beautiful rising female recording star is placed in jeopardy when she witnesses the drive-by shooting of a rival rap-star in Las Vegas. Wanted by both the killers and the corrupt police, the young woman must go into hiding while three ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: frame up, musician's life, crimes, youth, drug dealing, rivalry, best friends, vengeance, hip hop, murder, prison, kids in trouble ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 ⇓
76%
Time You Change (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The life story of German gangsta rapper, Bushido.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: dysfunctional family, musician's life, artists and showbiz, self discovery, lifestyle, life is a bitch, music, rise to the top, ambition, urban ghetto, parents and children, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 5.3
 666
Video Girl (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lorie Walker ( Meagan Good), attends a ritzy private school in a small southern town. Raised by her grandmother Valerie ( Ruby Dee), she often daydreams of becoming a professional dancer. After a chance meeting with a renowned music video director, ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, atmospheric, serious
Plot: desire for fame, ambition, dancer's life, celebrity culture, life is a bitch, follow your dream, rise and fall, small town, society, rivalry, sex scene, injury ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: realistic, stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: dancer's life, ambition, lifestyle, friendship, buddies, youth, rivalry, hip hop, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz, urban, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.2
 20K
I'm Still Here (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: I'm Still Here is a portrayal of a tumultuous year in the life of actor Joaquin Phoenix. With remarkable access, the film follows the Oscar-nominee as he announces his retirement from a successful film career in the fall of 2008 and sets off to ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: hip hop, career change, showbiz, celebrity culture, musician's life, actor's life, lifestyle, starting over, performer's life, nudity (full frontal - brief), private vs public, in-laws ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 ⇓
64%
Feel the Noise (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a run-in with local thugs, aspiring Harlem rapper Rob flees to a place and father he never knew, and finds his salvation in Reggaeton, a spicy blend of hip-hop, reggae and Latin beats. Puerto Rico, the spiritual home of Reggaeton, inspires Rob ...
Style: feel good, realistic, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: dancer's life, rapper, culture clash, fish out of water, hip hop, society, youth, ambition, lifestyle, teenage love, family relations, human spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: puerto rico, new york, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 ⇓
62%
 4.2
 1K
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 ⇓
62%
Graffiti Bridge (1990)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's got that Purple Rain feeling through and though. And it's got The Kid, too! For the first time since Purple Rain, Prince is back as The Kid. And where he goes , there's music! With Thieves in the Temple, New Power Generation, ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, offbeat, sexy, serious
Plot: nightclub, rivalry, performer's life, music, musician's life, music band, ambition, friends, love and romance, artists and showbiz, fall in love, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
A Beautiful Soul (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An R&B singer snagged by the trappings of superstardom loses his way and turns his back on his church and faith-filled beginnings. Tragedy strikes, leaving a chance for redemption in its wake. But with rebirth, first comes death.
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: introspection, redemption, self discovery, musician's life, one more chance, celebrity culture, hopes, lifestyle, showbiz, religions or cults, hip hop, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.3
 664
Tamla Rose (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Three teen girls in a Motown band embark on an emotional ride to hell and back.
Style: realistic, sentimental, feel good, touching, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: music band, musician's life, teenage life, unfulfillment, follow your dream, bittersweet, strong female presence, best friends, dream come true, friends, friendship, music ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 5.7
 6K
Sparkle (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Musical prodigy, Sparkle (Jordin Sparks) struggles to become a star while overcoming issues that are tearing her family apart. From an affluent Detroit area and daughter to a single mother (Whitney Houston), she tries to balance a new romance with ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: family relations, music band, lifestyle, desire for fame, rising to stardom, musician's life, ambition, abusive husband, artists and showbiz, showbiz, family problems, star ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: rise to the top, rise and fall, rivalry, ambition, lifestyle, betrayal, dishonesty, husband wife relationship, fashion model, contests and competitions, crimes, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: rough, serious, realistic
Plot: hip hop, rise to the top, city life, criminal heroes, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, blind ambition, music, crime, gangsters, buddies, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tennessee, nashville tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.3
 40K
Rock Star (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Rock Star tells the story of Chris Cole and a rock band called Steel Dragon. Cole is a photocopier technician by day, and the lead singer of a Steel Dragon tribute band called "Blood Pollution" by night.Internal struggles between the Steel ...
Style: serious, realistic, inspirational, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: rock star, audition, music, heavy metal, ambition, success, desire for fame, musician's life, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, drugs/alcohol, overnight success ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh, seattle, seattle washington ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.0
 1K
Top Dog (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hooligan boss Billy Evans has it all - a successful business, a beautiful family and respect on the terraces. But when he clashes with gangster Mickey over a backstreet proetection racket, Billy soon finds himself out of his depth as they look to ...
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, crimes, downfall, rivalry, ambition, criminal heroes, blind ambition, unfulfillment, gang, drugs/alcohol, nudity (full frontal - brief), urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 5.7
 18K
Weightless (2017)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In this modern love story set against the Austin, Texas music scene, two entangled couples — struggling songwriters Faye and BV, and music mogul Cook and the waitress whom he ensnares — chase success through a rock ‘n’ roll landscape of ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, disturbing, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: love triangle, music, intrigue, love and romance, ambition, rivalry, concert, party, restaurant, nightclub, record producer, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Stick Up Kids (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: People always told Santos he was something special. His Uncle told him to get a skill, so he became a hustler and with his three,they became "The Stick Up Kids" Harlem would never be the same. They thought they had it all... Money, cars, ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crimes, society, sexual content, graphic violence, profanity, gang, crime, cons and scams, urban ghetto life, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, harlem, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Jimi: All Is by My Side (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A drama based on Jimi Hendrix's life as he left New York City for London, where his career took off.
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, sincere, serious
Plot: musician's life, rising to stardom, ambition, artists and showbiz, music, drugs/alcohol, rock, profanity, drug use, guitarist, musician, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.9
 26K
You Got Served (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At Mr. Rad's Warehouse, the best hip-hop crews in Los Angeles compete for money and respect. But when a suburban crew crashes the party, stealing their dancers - and their moves - two warring friends have to pull together to represent the ...
Style: stylized, humorous, inspirational, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: dancing, hip hop, breakdance, friendship, music, rivalry, follow your dream, dancer's life, ambition, betrayal, dance, dance performance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.6
 57
Hated (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll are what a young underground punk band are striving for, but once they get a taste of it, they are forced to decide how far they're willing to go for fame and fortune and who they're willing to leave ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: music band, punk, rise and fall, showbiz, desire for fame, unfulfillment, music, artists and showbiz, ambition, friends, bittersweet, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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 ⇓
54%
Before I Self Destruct (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A coming of age story about an inner-city youth raised by a hardworking single mother. When his dream of becoming a basketball player fails to materialize, he finds himself employed in a supermarket. After his mother is tragically gunned down, ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic
Plot: desire for fame, hopes, crime, crimes, rivalry, working class, family relations, youth, siblings relations, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%