Movies like Stardoom

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Stardoom (1971)
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Stardoom (1971)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Philippines
Duration: 145 min.
Story: This movie is about the "movies." A story that narrates how an ambitious mother and frustrated actress pushes her youngest son into a tragic career in show business. Her son becomes part of the tinsel world but realizes that he must disassociate himself from his illiterate mother for fear that his humble and humiliating background be exposed. In the end, they all suffer the consequences of their ambitions. Stardoom, one of Brocka's early directorial attempts, clearly puts across his vision and strong sense of realism despite the movie's commercial intent. Seventies matinee idol Walter Navarro plays the aspiring teen TV star while award-winning actress Lolita Rodriguez, essays the role of Toyang, the fussy stage mother.
Plot: world war two, nun, chauffeur, accident, parents, director, hate, mama's boy, glory, death of father, death of mother, aspiring actor, cameraman, marriage, audition, brother brother relationship, film producer, assassination, mother superior, aspiring actress, mother son relationship, shooting, studio, hit by a car, gunshot ...

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Most similar movies to Stardoom

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and touching films with plots about friendship, death, musician, family relations, dancing, piano and music mostly in Drama, Music and Biography genres. Some movies like Stardoom: Boy Toys (2010), Weighed But Found Wanting (1974), Liberace: Behind the Music (1988), Moments in a Stolen Dream (1977), Cat's Play (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Boy Toys (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Laruang Lalake is a realist film that portrays the workers within the Filipino gay film industry and their personal stories - from the naughty to the gritty, from the horny to the hopeful. The film weaves the journey of ambitious probinsyano actor ...
Plot: gay subtext, lgbt, gay interest, dancer, starlet, poor, producer, manager, smoking, director, audition, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
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100%
Weighed But Found Wanting (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The son of a wealthy man, Junior has everything he could possibly want. But the emptiness of his extravagant lifestyle and the hypocrisy of the town's so-called leading citizens weigh heavily on him, and he reaches out to the village outcasts.
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: couples, social relations, family relations, village life, small town, couple relations, small town life, friendship, village, single parent, leper, idiot ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Liberace: Behind the Music (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A gifted classical pianist, fueled by poverty, Wladiziu Valentino Liberace was already playing with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at the age of 17. Through a variety of his highs and lows, chaptered in TV-style format, Liberace's life from ...
Plot: gay, birthday present, estranged father, poodle, nun, piano, alzheimer's disease, sibling rivalry, lawyer, dog, brother brother relationship, teenage runaway ...
Place: milwaukee wisconsin, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Moments in a Stolen Dream (1977)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A young man has an innate love for music that is being thwarted by a domineering father who wants him to become a biologist. Just as he is trying to come to grips with this contradiction, he meets a married woman visiting a friend of his and the two ...
Plot: illicit affair, car, coming of age, inspiration, piano, troubled marriage, musician, songwriter, biology, dating, ambition, christmas ...
Time: 70s
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 6.4
 204
Cat's Play (1974)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Karoly Makk's heartbreaking story of two unmarried sisters who cast wistful glances back at their lives, but still believe in hope and love, earned an Academy Award Nomination for Best Foreign Language Film in 1974. In this follow-up to the ...
Plot: shopping, destiny, grief, director, basement, male female relationship, lost, opera, diarrhea, extramarital affair, sister sister relationship, pianist ...
Place: frankfurt germany, munich germany, hungary, west germany, budapest
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.4
 357
The Mistress (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A young woman is torn between the affections of her two lovers. One is a young bachelor who brings passion into her life. The other is a married man who has kept her as his mistress for years. Architect JD has a chip on his shoulder about his father ...
Style: captivating, tense, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: mistress, rivalry, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, large family, inheritance, love interest, romantic triangle, love triangle, love and romance, relationship problems, love affair ...
Place: the philippines, manila philippines
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26%
 6.3
 43K
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 culture, heavy metal, rock music, ambition, success, musician's life, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh, seattle, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.5
 8K
Saraband (2003)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Italy, Finland, Germany, Austria
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The movie is a sequel to Bergman's Scenes from a Marriage (1973), where we revisit the characters of Johan and Marianne, then a married couple. After their divorce, Johan and Marianne haven't seen each other for 32 years. Marianne is still ...
Style: psychological, emotional, sincere, touching, meditative ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, love and romance, introspection, parents and children, couples, family problems, golden years, crumbling marriage, human nature, breakup, hopes, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
Place: eastern europe, australia, st. petersburg russia, munich germany, helsinki finland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 6.3
 2K
London Town (2016)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A 14-year old boy’s life changes forever when his estranged mother introduces him to the music of The Clash in 1979 London.
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Plot: rock band, teenage protagonist, songwriter, riot, accident, family relations, parents and children, mother son relationship, youth, friends, society, cross dressing ...
Time: 70s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.7
 7K
Boychoir (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Stet, a troubled and angry 11-year-old orphan from a small Texas town, ends up at a Boy Choir school back East after the death of his single mom. Completely out of his element, he finds himself in a battle of wills with a demanding Choir Master who ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: choir, teachers and students, orphan, music school, dedicated educator, music, boys' choir, school, classical music, youth, power relations, talent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Center Stage: On Pointe (2016)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Center Stage: On Pointe, Jonathan Reeves (Gallagher) is tasked with infusing more contemporary styles and modernism into the American Ballet Academy, and enlists his his top choreographers Charlie (Radetsky), Cooper (Stiefel) and Tommy (Wormald) ...
Style: emotional, captivating, psychological, realistic
Plot: dancing, ballerina, friendship, ballet, audition, dancer, camp, rivalry, partner, modern dance, competition, training ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Un Ballo In Maschera (1991)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Verdi's opera performed by the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus, conducted by James Levine. Starring Luciano Pavarotti.
Plot: murder, opera, assassination, regicide, masquerade, opera live performance, stabbed in the chest, actress playing male role
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Playing for Time (1980)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: When Jewish songstress Fania Fénelon is plucked from the stage and sent to Auschwitz, she and other musicians find themselves assigned to a terrible task – using their talents to soothe fellow prisoners who are sentenced to die in the gas ...
Plot: concentration camp, orchestra, auschwitz, world war two, holocaust, autobiography, train, death, sister sister relationship, love, torture, murder ...
Place: germany, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Milk of Sorrow (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Spain, Peru
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fausta is suffering from a rare disease called the Milk of Sorrow, which is transmitted through the breast milk of pregnant women who were abused or raped during or soon after pregnancy. While living in constant fear and confusion due to this ...
Style: rough, sincere, disturbing, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: maid, rape victim, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, woman in danger, injustice, against humanity, society, genocide, family relations, feminism, illness ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: peru, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Story of a Cloistered Nun (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman who was promised to a powerful family's son at birth falls in love with another man, refuses to renounce him, and is sent to a nunnery by her shocked parents. Once there, she first undergoes degradation to acclimatize her to convent ...
Plot: mother superior, nun, jealousy, corrupt, evil nun, female nudity, lesbianism, murder, lesbian, abbess, convent, corruption ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 16K
Swing Kids (1993)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The story of a close-knit group of young kids in Nazi Germany who listen to banned swing music from the US. Soon dancing and fun leads to more difficult choices as the Nazi's begin tightening the grip on Germany. Each member of the group is ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: world war two, anti semitism, rebelliousness, against the rules, against the odds, friends, political unrest, dancing, nazi, brainwashing, fighting the system, suicide ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, pre world war two
Place: germany, usa, new york, europe, hamburg germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Journey of the Heart (1997)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Janice is the subject of the town gossips for four reasons: she wears too much lipstick, her hair is too big, she is a single-mother and her two children are strange. Ray (6) is a hellraiser and Tony (9) is autistic. One day, however, Tony sits down ...
Plot: city, piano, autism, talent, asperger's syndrome, blindness, boy, brother brother relationship, male female relationship, briefs, undressing, underwear
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Full Blast (1999)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young sawmill workers try to get their band back together while waiting out a strike.
Plot: husband wife relationship, homosexual, small town, desperation, male nudity, existentialism, unemployment, youth, young man, male female relationship, countryside, gay interest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Just Like Before (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A movie about the Filipino rock Band The Dawn.
Style: captivating, semi autobiographical, entertaining
Plot: rock band, singer, musician, rock music, fame, rocker, rock star, music band, musician's life, music, obscurity, fan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Eugene Onegin (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 210 min.
Story: The Wiener Philharmoniker mounts, and Andrea Breth stages, this 2007 production of Pyotr Illych Tchaikovsky's opera Eugene Onegin, starring Peter Mattei, Joseph Kaiser, Anna Samuil and Renée Morloc. The Konzertvereinigung Wiener ...
Plot: opera, russian, love, marriage, duel, murder, festival, menage a trois, letter, live performance, live broadcast
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 42
Do Re Mi (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Three girls divided by personalities, cultural backgrounds and principles have one thing in common, their love for music.
Plot: glory, camping, rich girl, showbiz, discrimination, food industry, female singer, tomboy, misandry, misandrist, dj, contract ...
Time: 90s
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
My Father, My Mother (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Coring, a gay beautician, is left with a baby by his former ward, Dennis. The baby grows up thinking that Coring is his real father. Everything seems to be smooth until the kid's mother suddenly shows up to claim her son. (Written by ledster)
Plot: gay, robot, discipline, birth mother, gay parent, fight, beauty salon, disco, boxing, shame, baptism, fashion show ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.3
 3K
Bolero (1981)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 173 min.
Story: The film follows four families, with different nationalities (French, German, Russian and American) but with the same passion for music, from the 1930s to the 1960s. The various story lines cross each other time and again in different places and ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: world war two, anti semitism, ballet, holocaust, society, state affairs, musician's life, love and romance, artists and showbiz, music, politics, world ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, year 1936, post world war two, 1940s
Place: europe, france, russia, paris france, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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A Promise to Keep (1990)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Middle class parents, who already have three kids, take in their four orphaned nephews.
Plot: baby boy, aunt, brother brother relationship, composer, train crash, beach, orphan, piano, husband wife relationship, cancer, sea, financial problem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Lackawanna Blues (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a story fueled by rhythm and blues, a young boy's life is shaped by love and the stories of a cast of characters in the boarding house where he lives in 1960s Lackawanna, New York.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, family relations, family problems, youth, lifestyle, parents and children, friends, blues, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, nanny ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, pennsylvania, russia, toronto ontario canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.7
 134K
Billy Elliot (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set against the background of the 1984 Miner's Strike, Billy Elliot is an 11 year old boy who stumbles out of the boxing ring and onto the ballet floor. He faces many trials and triumphs as he strives to conquer his family's set ways, ...
Style: uplifting, touching, feel good, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, date night, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, ballet, follow your dream, gay, father son relationship, dancer's life, audition, hopes, working class, family relations, gay slur, prejudice ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, year 1984
Place: england, london, northern england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Wind Journeys (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Colombia, Germany, Argentina, Netherlands
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Ignacio Carrillo (Marciano Martínez) is a vallenato singer from Majagual, Sucre, who decides, after his wife's sudden death, to stop playing and return his accordion, which is said to be cursed, to his master. He is joined by Fermín Morales ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere
Plot: teachers and students, couples, elderly, musician's life, artists and showbiz, folk, small town life, on the road, social relations, lifestyle, tradition, music band ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.3
 890
Funkytown (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Set in Montreal during the disco phenomenon some 35 years ago, Funkytown follows the life of a group of colorful characters. We follow their lives and tribulations as everyone converges on a regular basis at Montreal's hot disco spot: ...
Style: serious, sexy, captivating, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: disco, nightclub, gay hustler, lifestyle, addiction, nightlife, actor's life, society, artists and showbiz, social decay, social relations, gay husband ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977, year 1978, year 1980 ...
Place: canada, montreal, quebec, toronto ontario canada, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Mambo Kings (1992)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Mambo Kings tells the story of César and Nestor Castillo, brothers and aspiring musicians who flee from Cuba to America in search of the American Dream.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: latin, music, performer's life, musician's life, romance, true love, family relations, ambition, rags to riches, brother brother relationship, love triangle, fame ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: cuba, new york, usa, latin america, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.4
 107K
August Rush (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A drama with fairy tale elements, where an orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents.
Style: touching, sentimental, inspirational, romantic, sad ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: orphan, prodigy, child prodigy, music, youth, orphanage, hopes, musician, family reunited, musician's life, child protagonist, chance meeting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1995, 80s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, xian, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%