Movies like The Patricia Neal Story

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The Patricia Neal Story (1981)
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The Patricia Neal Story (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The actress (Glenda Jackson) recovers from a 1966 stroke with help from friends and her husband, author Roald Dahl (Dirk Bogarde).
Plot: movie star, writers, marriage, actress, filmmaking, stroke
Time: 60s, 1960s

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Most similar movies to The Patricia Neal Story

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and dramatic films with plots about actress, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, marriage, movie star, hollywood and husband wife relationship mostly in Biography and Drama genres. Some movies like The Patricia Neal Story: FEUD (2017), Norma Jean & Marilyn (1996), W.C. Fields and Me (1976), Act One (1963), I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 210 min.
Story: The story of the life of the actress Elizabeth Taylor.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, honeymoon, divorce, child star, film within a film, backstage, alcohol abuse, courtroom, marriage, love, husband wife relationship, filmmaking ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, 60s, 50s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Rita Hayworth: The Love Goddess (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The life and times of silverscreen goddess Rita Hayworth.
Plot: dance, star, showbiz, actress, dancing
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 8.5
 16K
FEUD (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 406 min.
TV show
Story: Anthology series of famous feuds with the first season based on the legendary rivalry between Bette Davis and Joan Crawford which began early on their careers, climaxed on the set of "Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?" and evolved into an ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, humorous, melancholic, factual ...
Plot: filmmaking, feud, hollywood, movie star, actress, jealousy, glory, woman, aging, workplace problem, family problems, loneliness ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Norma Jean & Marilyn (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: This film follows Norma Jean from her simple, ambitious youth to her sex star pinnacle and back down. She moves from lover to lover in order to further her career. She finds fame but never happiness, only knowing seduction but not love.
Style: contemplative, serious, realistic, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: showbiz, actor's life, photo shoot, party, playboy, looking for love, innocence lost, rise and fall, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, lifestyle, rising to stardom ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1940s, 40s, 1960s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
My Wicked, Wicked Ways: The Legend of Errol Flynn (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: The life and wanton times of Errol Flynn
Plot: restaurant, marriage, swimming pool, rape, autobiography, film within a film, alcohol abuse, backstage, movie star, statutory rape, fame, jealousy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
W.C. Fields and Me (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Film biography of actor-comedian W.C. Fields, concentrating on his years in Hollywood and his relationship with aspiring actress Caroltta Monti.
Style: serious, realistic, silent film
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, couples, actor's life, ambition, artists and showbiz, relationship vs career, alcohol abuse, costume, rival, corset, mistress ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, california, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.1
 216
Act One (1963)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Story of the life of writer/playwright Moss Hart.
Style: sexy, uplifting, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: ambition, artists and showbiz, writer's life, lifestyle, cigar smoking, cafe, restaurant, eating, waiter, group of friends, taxi, pipe smoking ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Love and Betrayal: The Mia Farrow Story (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Actress Mia Farrow's personal life takes a turn for the worse when she engages in a long relationship with Woody Allen.
Plot: female director, cardinal the priest, female nudity, sex scene, priest, catholic, actress, nun
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An adaptation of Barbara Gordon's nonfiction account of her addiction to Valium.
Style: sincere, gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, down on your luck, filmmaking, misfit, rehabilitation, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, junkie, valium, drug addict, drug addiction
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
My Week with Marilyn (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sir Laurence Olivier is making a movie in London. Young Colin Clark, an eager film student, wants to be involved and he navigates himself a job on the set. When film star Marilyn Monroe arrives for the start of shooting, all of London is excited to ...
Style: sentimental, factual, melancholic, romantic, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: movie star, showgirl, filmmaking, actor's life, celebrity, cultural icon, crumbling relationship, drinking problem, nervous breakdown, fame, ambition, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1956
Place: england, europe, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.3
 7K
The Girl (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, South Africa, USA, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Director Alfred Hitchcock is revered as one of the greatest creative minds in the history of cinema. Known for his psychological thrillers, Hitchcock’s leading ladies were cool, beautiful and preferably blonde. One such actress was Tippi Hedren, ...
Style: psychological, stylized, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: sexual harassment, actor's life, obsession, filmmaking, prodigy, artists and showbiz, infatuation, starlet, jealousy, movie star, dream girl, movie studio ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 120
Zelda (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Story: Biopic about Zelda Fitzgerald, as played by Natasha Richardson
Plot: inspiration, marriage, husband wife relationship, novelist, schizophrenia, tragedy, failed marriage, alcohol abuse, mental patient, writers, weirdo
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 14K
Mommie Dearest (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In this biographical film, glamorous yet lonely star Joan Crawford takes in two orphans, and at first their unconventional family seems happy. But after Joan's attempts at romantic fulfillment go sour and she is fired from her contract with MGM ...
Style: disturbing, serious, tense, emotional, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adoption, abusive mother, mansion, rebelliousness, family relations, family problems, life is a bitch, single parent, parents and children, mentally unstable, juvenile delinquency, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 60s, 50s, 1940s ...
Place: usa, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
James Dean: Race with Destiny (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Casper Van Dien of Starship Troopers stars as James Dean, whose remarkable talent and rebel attitude took Hollywood by storm. But as Dean's star begins to rise, his passionate affair with Italian ingenue Pier Angeli (Carrie Mitchum of The Bold ...
Plot: car accident, movie star, motorcycle chase, police, actor, wedding, church, motorcycle, kiss, police officer
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Sophia Loren: Her Own Story (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Dramatization of the life of Italian actress Sophia Loren who plays herself during adulthood and also that of her mother Romilda Villani.
Plot: award, glory, dual role, world war two, italian woman, illegitimate daughter, poverty, miscarriage, starvation, air raid, extramarital affair, father daughter relationship ...
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
 298
Grace Kelly (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The fairy tale story of the actress who became a princess is told in this biography that traces her rise from Philadelphia socialite to Hollywood movie star.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, hollywood, social differences, cinderella story, relationship vs career, artists and showbiz, love and romance, actor's life, media, rise to the top, couples, socialite ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 50s, 1940s
Place: europe, philadelphia, monaco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.5
 75K
Trumbo (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The career of screenwriter Dalton Trumbo is halted by a witch hunt in the late 1940s when he defies the anti-communist HUAC committee and is blacklisted.
Style: talky, factual, intense, inspirational, touching ...
Plot: communism, hollywood, mccarthyism, justice, movie business, politics, communist, parent child relationship, writers, jail, political persecution, prison ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 1950s, 70s, year 1950 ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Polanski Unauthorized (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An unauthorized chronicle of the life of Roman Polanski.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: ambition, prodigy, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, celebrity culture, filmmaking, unfulfillment
Time: 70s, 60s
Place: europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Evelyn Ryan, a midwestern housewife who managed to rescue her family from debt by entering contests for ad slogans sponsored by consumer product companies.
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, uplifting, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: optimism, advertising, underdog, americana, prize, eviction, small town, mortgage, family problems, ambition, contests and competitions, large family ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Biography of the former first lady, focusing on her years as a photojournalist and leading up to her marriage to John F. Kennedy and their moving into the White House.
Plot: usa history, romance, kennedy family, assassination, dominatrix, u.s. president, price of fame, assassin, socialite, senator, tragedy, marriage ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 60s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.8
 139
Mae West (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Biography of the curvaceous and sharp-witted actress who scandalized Broadway and Hollywood in the 1920s-30s with her frank approach to sex.
Plot: feminist, showbiz, success, vaudeville, trial, filmmaking, training, actress, seduction, broadway, hollywood, star ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1900s
Place: california, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 2K
Valentino (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In 1926 the tragic and untimely death of a silent screen actor caused female moviegoers to riot in the streets and in some cases to commit suicide...
Style: offbeat, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, movie star, gay, rise and fall, actor's life, rising to stardom, human spirit, celebrity culture, showbiz, prison, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, year 1919, 1910s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Mark Twain and Me (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dorothy Quick, A young girl befriends the famous writer, Samuel "Mark Twain" Clemans during the final years of his life.
Plot: mark twain, father daughter relationship, old man, 11 year old, white dress, friendship, ship, aspiring writer, family relations, writers, girl, white suit ...
Time: 1900s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Marilyn: The Untold Story (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: The story of how Norma Jean, once an orphan in Hollywood California, becomes Marilyn Monroe, the movie star and celebrity.
Plot: fame, acting class, happy birthday to you, mental illness, stadium, career, gas station, baseball player, birthday cake, ambulance, soda, photographer ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 1960s, 1950s, 60s ...
Place: big ben london, japan, new york, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 18K
Genius (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: New York in the 1920s. Max Perkins, literary editor at Scribner’s Sons is the first to sign such subsequent literary greats as Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald. When a sprawling, chaotic 1,000-page manuscript by an unknown writer named ...
Style: intellectual, melancholic, inspirational, talky, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: writers, novelist, genius, eccentricity, creativity, book editor, unlikely friendships, destiny, obsession, mentor, writer's life, life philosophy ...
Time: 1930s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.3
 5K
James Dean (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The man behind the legend and a knowing look at the 1950's Hollywood are revealed in this dynamic bioepic of the meteoric star whose troubled life echoed his gut-grabbing performances in East of Eden, Rebel Without A Cause and Giant.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, captivating, clever
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, actor, dying young, actor's life, teen angst, prodigy, lifestyle, ambition, rising to stardom, rise and fall, life is a bitch ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s
Place: usa, indiana, malibu california, santa monica california, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
 410
Stevie (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Portrayal of British poet/author Stevie Smith and her life with her beloved aunt through direct dialogue with the audience by Stevie, as well as flashbacks, and narration by a friend. The movie mainly focuses on her relationship with her aunt, ...
Style: touching, emotional, gloomy, sexual, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, friendship, drowning, coffin, loneliness, poet, artists and showbiz, writer's life, misfit, society, profanity, distopia ...
Time: 70s
Place: yorkshire, paris france, london, england, buckingham palace ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 38K
Lovelace (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Story of Linda Lovelace, who is used and abused by the porn industry at the behest of her coercive husband, before taking control of her life.
Style: sexual, sincere, captivating, emotional, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual abuse, porn actress, porn star, artists and showbiz, notoriety, filmmaking, redemption, strong sexual content, actor's life, life is a bitch, nudity (full frontal - brief), prostitution ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1970, year 2002
Place: usa, florida, new york, miami, malibu california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 110
Sakharov (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Biography of Russian physicist & dissident Andrei Sakharov focuses on his first acts in his civil rights.
Plot: hunger, physicist, exile, political prisoner, dissident, civil rights, protest, russian history
Place: russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.0
 6K
RKO 281 (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A film about the making of Citizen Kane. Orson Welles produces his greatest film, Citizen Kane, despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst.
Style: talky, clever, sentimental, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: filmmaking, bankruptcy, director, obsession, movie business, rise and fall, ego clash, lifestyle, media, society, fighting the system, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1940s, 70s
Place: wisconsin, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%