Movies like Getting Over

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Getting Over (1981)
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Getting Over (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Senor Daniels stars as Mike, a man with a dream of making it big in the music industry. He gets conned by a bigoted board chairman, and has his label, 'Impossibly Funky Records' taken over. As surmised by Alllmovie, this tuneful drama features the rock group Love Machine as it tells the tale of a record promoter hired by a crooked producer to fulfill affirmative action quotas. It is the hard-working, independent-minded promoter who discovers and develops the Love Machine, an all female group. The trouble begins when the group's lead singer is kidnapped and the promoter learns that his employer's label is really a front for the mob.
Plot: mafia, kidnapping, rock band, singer, rock and roll, music industry, record producer, girl band, promoter

Most similar movies to Getting Over

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and cult film films with plots about singer, rock and roll, musician, music, artists and showbiz, rock band and friends mostly in Comedy, Music and Drama genres. Some movies like Getting Over: The Phynx (1970), Hey, Hey, It's the Monkees (1997), Bigger Than Tina (1999), School of Rock (2003), Rock and Roll: The Movie (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.7
 202
The Phynx (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A rock band becomes embroiled in foreign affairs when they're sent to go on tour in Albania as a cover to find hostages in a remote castle held by communist enemies of the USA.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: rock band, spy, kidnapping, show business, castle, computer, communist, secret agent, espionage, orgy, tattoo, rock and roll ...
Place: copenhagen, london, copenhagen denmark, albania, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Hey, Hey, It's the Monkees (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Hey, Hey, It's the Monkees is a one-hour comedy special televised on the ABC Network on Monday February 17, 1997. The show features all four of the original Monkees and would be the last time Micky Dolenz, Davy Jones, Michael Nesmith, and Peter ...
Plot: musician, music, rock band, singer, actor, band
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Bigger Than Tina (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of Dan Vardy-Cobb as he aspires to become a pop star.
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, singer, musician, talent show, fat girl, bully, satire, male female relationship, suburbs, record producer, music industry, rise and fall ...
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.1
 264K
School of Rock (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Fired from his band and hard up for cash, guitarist and vocalist Dewey Finn finagles his way into a job as a fifth-grade substitute teacher at a private school, where he secretly begins teaching his students the finer points of rock 'n' ...
Style: humorous, inspirational, funny, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, kids
Plot: rock band, teacher, music band, musician, rock music, teachers and students, youth, school, rock and roll, society, music, rock musician ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Rock and Roll: The Movie (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Rock and Roll the Movie follows fresh out of college guy David who moves to LA only to wind up in a bet with his teenage rock star agent idol, William Smythe over his cherished '59 T-Bird. To keep his car, David must convince a now washed-up ...
Plot: breasts, spring break, battle of the bands, bare breasts, guitarist, rock and roll
Time: year 1980, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Treehouse (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A 30 year old, delusional, no talent musician kidnaps a girl that he thinks is in love with him and stalks a guy who he believes is a record company scout.
Plot: kidnapping, musician, heaven, guitar, songwriter, treehouse, singer, slacker, arrested development
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.9
 121
Splitz (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An all-female rock band and a group of "well-endowed" sorority sisters team up to save a sorority house slated for condemnation by the university.
Plot: hypnosis, mind control, cheerleading, hypnotism, fight, cross dressing, dentist, sex, cigarette smoking, singer, soccer, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
We Are Not Angels 3: Rock & Roll Strike Back (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Serbia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: We Are Not Angels III is a Serbian film. In 1973 during a Youth Work Action, budding musician Borko Pavić (Nikola Pejaković) is disappointed to find out that the majority of his fellow young workers prefer to dance kolo to folkish harmonica sounds ...
Plot: rock and roll, singer, devil, teenager, rock star, angel
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Josie and the Pussycats (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Josie, Melody and Val are three small-town girl musicians determined to take their rock band out of their garage and straight to the top, while remaining true to their look, style and sound. They get a record deal which brings fame and fortune but ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: music, fame, friendship, secret, conspiracy, lifestyle, ambition, desire for fame, musician's life, music band, disorder, megalomaniac ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.2
 1K
Roadie (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young Texas good ol' boy has a knack with electronic equipment, and that talent gets him a job as a roadie with a raucous traveling rock-and-roll show.
Style: feel good, humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: on the road, rock music, showbiz, celebrity culture, americana, fall in love, rock, obsessive quest, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, misfit, love and romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Warning: Parental Advisory (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of the 1985 Senatorial hearings to place "Warning: Parental Advisory" labels on music albums with "obscene" lyrics and themes - and the rockers who tried to fight it.
Plot: bored housewife, satire, religious fanatic, freedom of speech, heavy metal, music industry, senator, rock music, free speech, political activist, music store, musician ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Cook & Banks (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Cocky natural Jack Cook and nervous savant Oliver Banks write and record a demo that sends them down the road to becoming the most successful duo of the 1980s. With help and hindrance from their producer, their manager, Cook's girlfriend, ...
Plot: tape recording, music industry, song, rock and roll, moustache, showbiz, concert, musician, recording studio, duo, music video, reporter ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.0
 610
Bandwagon (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Tony gets fired from his job. He's not really sad about this because he prefers writing songs and playing the guitar. He meets the drummer Charlie and they decide to start a band, although Tony is afraid of playing in front of other people. He ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: friendship, rivalry, guitar, monkey, drummer, band, desire for fame, musician's life, ambition, buddies, artists and showbiz, music band ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: north carolina, usa, georgia, tennessee, alabama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 247
Cotton Candy (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 1970's made-for-TV movies about high school teens embroiled in rock band drama have formed a sub-genre that holds immeasurable hypnotic powers over a lot of my generation. Worn copies of these types of movies are often traded amongst fans like ...
Plot: high school, rock music, band, manager, determination, friendship, high school prom, parent child relationship, strip poker, rock and roll, high school student, battle of the bands ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Detroit Rock City (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1978, a Kiss concert was an epoch-making event. For the three teen fans in Detroit Rock City getting tickets to the sold-out show becomes the focal point of their existence. They'll do anything for tickets -- compete in a strip club's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, road movie, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: virginity, family relations, youth, teenager, love and romance, friendship, music band, catholic church, rock band, concert, road trip, runaway ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978, 80s
Place: detroit, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Drop Dead Rock (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A down and out rock 'n roll band, Hindenburg, kidnap their favorite British rock star Spazz-O (Maynard), and hold him hostage so he will listen to their music and make them famous. The problem is, Spazz-O's ex-porn star wife Holly Everest ...
Plot: manager, lesbian, deception, police investigation, drug overdose, kidnapping, terrorist, rock band, music video, ransom, contract, record producer ...
Place: long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: "This Is Spinal Tap" shines a light on the self-contained universe of a metal band struggling to get back on the charts, including everything from its complicated history of ups and downs, gold albums, name changes and undersold concert ...
Style: cult film, humorous, cynical, satirical, witty ...
Plot: music band, heavy metal, party, music, musician, satire, cult, success, pianist, musical tour, singer, fame ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Pitch Perfect 3 (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After the highs of winning the world championships, the Bellas find themselves split apart and discovering there aren't job prospects for making music with your mouth. But when they get the chance to reunite for an overseas USO tour, this group ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, light
Audience: teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: female friendship, female singer, rise to the top, rock song, company, dream, song, fat woman, singer, american abroad, camouflage, short skirt ...
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 7.2
 26K
A Mighty Wind (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In "A Mighty Wind", director Christopher Guest reunites the team from "Best In Show" and "Waiting for Guffman" to tell tell the story of 60's-era folk musicians, who inspired by the death of their former manager, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, lyrical ...
Plot: musician, reunion, singer, folk singer, music, showbiz, music band, love and romance, satire, lovers reunited, talented, lovers ...
Time: 21st century, 60s, contemporary, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
 142K
Wayne's World (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a sleazy TV exec offers Wayne and Garth a fat contract to tape their late-night public access show at his network, they can't believe their good fortune. But they soon discover the road from basement to big-time is a gnarly one, fraught ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, cult film ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: heavy metal, music, satire, ex couple relations, musician, power relations, manager, living with parents, singer, fan, friends, sleazy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, milwaukee wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Rock 'n' Roll High School (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of rock-music-loving students, with the help of the Ramones, take over their school to combat its newly installed oppressive administration.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: punk, high school life, high school, rebellion, camp, bong, rock, music, college, culture clash, youth, coming of age ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Wayne's World 2 (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A message from Jim Morrison in a dream prompts cable access TV stars Wayne and Garth to put on a rock concert, "Waynestock," with Aerosmith as headliners. But amid the preparations, Wayne frets that a record producer is putting the moves ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: friendship, concert, satire, rock, tv show, verbal byplay, heavy metal, wedding preparations and rituals, virginity, adult virgin, righting the wronged, power relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Red, Blue, Green (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Three interludes about the need to relate to one's work with one's soul, and then the world will be colored with all the colors of the rainbow.
Plot: toys, store, singer, toy, museum, groom
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Fun in Acapulco (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mike works on a boat in Acapulco. When the bratty daughter of the boat owner gets him fired, Mike must find new work. Little boy Rauol helps him get a job as a lifeguard and singer at a local hotel. Clashes abound when Mike runs into the rival ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: rivalry, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, resort, unfulfilled love, clergy, lifestyle, performer's life, music ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Grace of My Heart (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An aspiring singer, Denise Waverly/Edna Buxton, sacrifices her own singing career to write hit songs that launch the careers of other singers. The film follows her life from her first break, through the pain of rejection from the recording industry ...
Style: touching, sentimental, lyrical, inspirational, sincere ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: songwriter, music, showbiz, ambition, rise and fall, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, self discovery, music industry, existentialism, loneliness, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 50s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Get Yourself a College Girl (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young music student faces expulsion after her instructors learn she is moonlighting as a pop-music writer.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: student, songwriter, college, photographer, dance teacher, ski resort, dancing, composer, bikini, costume party, publisher, beach party ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Thank God It's Friday (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: It's Friday and everyone is going to the hot new disco. The Commodore's are scheduled to play if Floyd shows up with the instruments and Nicole dreams of becoming a disco star. Other characters are there to win the dance contest, or to put ...
Style: captivating, sexy, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: nightclub, disco, nightlife, performer's life, dancer's life, love and romance, youth, ambition, follow your dream, rising to stardom, contests and competitions, music ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Get Him to the Greek (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Pinnacle records has the perfect plan to get their sinking company back on track: a comeback concert in LA featuring Aldous Snow, a fading rockstar who has dropped off the radar in recent years. Record company intern Aaron Green is faced with the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, cynical, road movie, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: musician, showbiz, musician's life, lifestyle, plan gone awry, disorder, friends, alcohol abuse, celebrity culture, intern, comeback, irresponsible ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2009, 2000s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, new york, california, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Two small-town aspiring musicians chase their pop star dreams at a global music competition, where high stakes, scheming rivals and onstage mishaps test their bond.
Style: inspirational, feel good, touching, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: rivalry, singer, musician, dream, singing, artistic, performer's life, show tunes, musician's life, hopes, artists and showbiz, artist ...
Time: 2020s
Place: edinburgh scotland, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.4
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Lovelines (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Greed, lust, dirty tricks and bloody fist fights... All those things that make life worth living. When Piper and Rick, the two hottest properties in the Battle of the Bands want to make it, only one thing stands in their way. They're from ...
Plot: lifting weights, rock music, competition, female singer, rock band, knocked unconscious, costume party, pizza delivery, breakdancing, girl band, battle of the bands, record producer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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