Movies like Rita Hayworth: The Love Goddess

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Rita Hayworth: The Love Goddess (1983)
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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: dancing, showbiz, actress, star, dance
Time: 1940s

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Most similar movies to Rita Hayworth: The Love Goddess

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sentimental films with plots about showbiz, hollywood, actress, artists and showbiz, actor's life, ambition and filmmaking mostly in Biography, Drama and Music genres. Some movies like Rita Hayworth: The Love Goddess: Bud and Lou (1978), The Patricia Neal Story (1981), Mae West (1982), Norma Jean & Marilyn (1996), Grace Kelly (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Bud and Lou (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The professional and personal lives of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello are examined.
Plot: showbiz, hollywood, comedy duo, abbott and costello, comedy team
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95%
The Execution of Private Slovik (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of Eddie Slovik, who was executed by the Army in 1945, the only American soldier to be executed for desertion since the Civil War.
Plot: firing squad, desertion, execution, court martial, miscarriage, world war two, deserter
Time: 1940s
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85%
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, stroke, actress, filmmaking
Time: 60s
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69%
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: priest, nun, actress, catholic, cardinal the priest, female nudity, sex scene, female director
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68%
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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, hollywood, broadway, court, filmmaking, success, career, actress, scandal, showbiz, training, seduction ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1930s
Place: manhattan new york city, california, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Norma Jean & Marilyn (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 135 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: realistic, serious, touching, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: actor's life, showbiz, playboy, life is a bitch, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, rising to stardom, love and romance, desire for fame, rise and fall, tragic hero ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Will There Really Be a Morning? (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: This is the story of actress Frances Farmer, her struggles with mental illness and involuntary confinement in an insane asylum.
Style: captivating, emotional, gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: mental illness, couples, addiction, terminal illness, alcohol abuse, drug abuse, love affair, showbiz, child illness, politics, performer's life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: seattle, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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, realistic, serious
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, hollywood, couples, love and romance, artists and showbiz, rise to the top, actor's life, media, relationship vs career, social differences, cinderella story, historical figure ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s
Place: philadelphia, europe, monaco
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Jayne Mansfield Story (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The gaudy rise and dizzy fall of the last great Hollywood blonde bombshell: Jayne Mansfield.
Style: captivating, uplifting, realistic, serious, touching ...
Plot: publicity, hollywood, celebrity culture, feminism, rich and poor, power relations, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, rise and fall, unfulfillment, love and romance, ambition ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Based on the best-selling book, Remember the Time: Protecting Michael Jackson in His Final Days, and told through the eyes of Jackson's trusted bodyguards, Bill Whitfield and Javon Beard. The movie will reveal firsthand the devotion Michael ...
Style: sentimental, touching, lyrical, captivating, talky ...
Plot: pop star, dancing, performer's life, cultural icon, choreography, destiny, fan, showbiz, singer, musician, life & death, musician's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Goodnight, Sweet Marilyn (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The supposed story of superstar Marilyn Monroe's death...as told by a "friend" of hers. Watch flashbacks from "Goodbye Norma Jean" as it leads up to the night when Marilyn Monroe died.
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: hollywood, flashback, death, showbiz, euthanasia, price of fame, backstage, marilyn monroe, star
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Mr. Rock 'n' Roll: The Alan Freed Story (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This is the story of Alan Freed. He was working as a DJ in Cleveland, Ohio, and he discovered how amazing R&B or Rhytym & Blues is, however, the music is considered to be "BLACK" music. So, most radio stations won't ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: racism, life is a bitch, ambition, rising to stardom, media, desire for fame, love and romance, music, artists and showbiz, society, showbiz, rock ...
Time: 50s
Place: new york, ohio, usa, manhattan new york city, boston ...
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53%
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: child star, husband wife relationship, marriage, movie star, cruise ship, mother daughter relationship, honeymoon, love, courtroom, divorce, celebrity, filmmaking ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: historical figure, actress, movie star, fame, cultural icon, ambition, impossible love, actor's life, nervous breakdown, showbiz, artists and showbiz, hot and sexy ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1956
Place: england, europe, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: world war two, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, glory, illegitimate daughter, poverty, dual role, air raid, miscarriage, italian woman, extramarital affair, starvation ...
Place: rome italy, italy
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49%
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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, realistic, serious, stylized, clever ...
Plot: filmmaking, bankruptcy, anti semitism, obsession, movie business, power of media, mogul, radio, ambition, lifestyle, rise and fall, media ...
Time: 1940s, 70s
Place: wisconsin, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Rainbow (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The early life and struggles of Judy Garland (portrayed by Andrea McArdle), and of the film star's trials as a youngster in dealing with the Movie Studio system that held her back while her mother was forever pushing her to excel.
Style: reflective
Plot: father daughter relationship, glory, domineering mother, loss of father, vaudeville, teenage girl, actor's life, amphetamine, mother, piano, sister, actress ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Being the Ricardos (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz face a crisis that could end their careers and another that could end their marriage.
Plot: marriage, showbiz, interracial marriage, hollywood, dancer, drummer, marital infidelity, infidelity, television studio, actress, confrontation, sex ...
Time: 50s, year 1960, year 1952
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The George Raft Story (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ray Danton plays the title role in director Joseph M. Newman's 1961 film biography of the nightclub dancer-turned-movie star. The cast also includes Jayne Mansfield, Barrie Chase, Julie London, Neville Brand and Frank Gorshin.
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, psychotronic, slang
Plot: gangsters, gambling, hollywood, revolution, casino, blind ambition, musician's life, rise and fall, criminal heroes, prostitute, crimes, ambition ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 1920s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: new york, cuba, california, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: movie star, makeover, dying young, party, rehearsal, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, divorce, agent, mental illness, marriage, photographer ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 60s, 50s
Place: big ben london, japan, new york, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Notorious Bettie Page (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bettie Page grew up in a conservative religious family in Tennessee and became a photo model sensation in 1950s New York. Bettie's legendary pin-up photos made her the target of a Senate investigation into pornography, and transformed her into ...
Style: bleak, sexy, erotic, melancholic, factual ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: showbiz, rise and fall, ambition, individuality, life is a bitch, journal, sexuality, bdsm, fetishism, photographer, prejudice, sexual abuse ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, tennessee, nashville tennessee, coney island brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Secret Path (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A young girl stuck in a horrific cycle of familial violence finds the power to build her own future from the place she least suspected in an inspiring tale of friendship and devotion starring Ossie Davis and Della Reese, and directed by Bruce ...
Style: gloomy, touching, realistic, serious, spiritual ...
Plot: family problems, solace, parents and children, family in crisis, down on your luck, life is a bitch, single parent, domestic disturbance, unfulfillment, mother daughter relationship, african american man, female protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1940s
Place: southern usa, georgia
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42%
The Audrey Hepburn Story (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The film spans from Hepburn's early childhood to the 1950s which details her life as a Dutch ballerina, coming to grips with her parents' divorce, and enduring life in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II. She then settles in ...
Style: uplifting, serious, feel good, realistic, touching ...
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, world war two, celebrity culture, actor's life, performer's life, rising to stardom, filmmaking, human spirit, haunted by the past, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 1940s
Place: usa, new york, holland, europe, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Growing Up Brady (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tell-all story of what happened behind the scenes of the 70s hit TV series "The Brady Bunch." Based on the book written by Barry Williams, the actor who played Greg Brady.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, sexy ...
Plot: actor's life, lifestyle, relationship vs career, showbiz, artists and showbiz, workplace, tv show, alcohol abuse, family relations, media, love and romance, sexual content ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Coming Out of the Ice (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Victor and his family moved to the USSR in the mid '30's. When he refused to sign his skydiving accomplishment as a citizen of the USSR, he was not tried but simply sent to prison. His horrific imprisonment, beating and torture culminated ...
Plot: gulag, teenager, immigrants
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: ussr, siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Mockingbird Don't Sing (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On November 4, 1970 on The CBS Evening News, Walter Cronkite reported on a true, horrific story that was about to rock the country. A 13-year-old girl was discovered in the small Los Angeles suburb of Arcadia who was still in diapers, barely able to ...
Style: psychological, touching, uplifting, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: disability, life is a bitch, human spirit, child abuse, family problems, self discovery, society, social misfits, hopes, parents and children, isolation, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary, year 1970, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Rosie: The Rosemary Clooney Story (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of singer Rosemary Clooney's rise to fame, her marriage to Jose Ferrer, and her nervous breakdown.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: showbiz, musician's life, tragic hero, rise and fall, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, prodigy, performer's life, actor's life, friends, couples ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1940s
Place: kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Flynn (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A biographical movie on the film star Errol Flynn's early life before Hollywood fame.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental
Plot: hollywood, ambition, lifestyle, actor's life, artists and showbiz, crimes, gays and lesbians, rise to the top, criminal heroes, prodigy, prostitute, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: australia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Star 80 (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Paul Snider is a narcissistic, small time hustler who fancies himself a ladies man. His life changes when he meets Dorothy Stratten working behind the counter of a Dairy Queen.
Style: disturbing, serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: playboy, crimes of passion, jealous husband, obsession, rise and fall, fame, murder, couple relations, crumbling marriage, couples, family problems, fall in love ...
Time: 80s, year 1978, 70s
Place: vancouver, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
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Haywire (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: After fleeting marriages to Henry Fonda and William Wyler, Margaret Sullavan found contentment as the wife of producer Leland Hayward (Jason Robards) and as the mother of three. Or so it seemed, until the marriage crumbled, the children rebelled and ...
Plot: theater, broadway, childhood, hollywood, producer, actress, cruelty, grownups
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%