Movies like Moments in a Stolen Dream

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Moments in a Stolen Dream (1977)
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Moments in a Stolen Dream (1977)
Original name: Kung Mangarap Ka't Magising
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 are attracted to each other. Unable to resist their feelings, they form a brief liaison that helps the woman face the inevitability of a divorce from her overbearing husband and equally helps the young man to look at himself in a different light.
Plot: christmas, musician, college, dating, biology, piano, ambition, inspiration, coming of age, car, songwriter, kite, troubled marriage, illicit affair, song, guitar, volkswagen, alarm clock, morning, date
Time: 70s
Place: the philippines

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Most similar movies to Moments in a Stolen Dream

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, sentimental, serious and touching films with plots about musician, love and romance, singer, song, guitar, artists and showbiz and music mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like Moments in a Stolen Dream: The Breakup Playlist (2015), Don't Give Up On Us (2006), Marriage? (1980), Our Christmas Love Song (2019), Country at Heart (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Breakup Playlist (2015)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A story about an aspiring professional singer and a rock singer who collaborates in a song. As they work on their song, they start to develop feelings for each other.
Plot: songwriter, collaboration, artist, singer, musician, rock singer, rock, aspiring singer, breakup, guitar playing, song, band
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Let's Embrace the Past Once Again (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Story: Rod leaves Helen for his career and she falls in love with another. Rod becomes successful and goes back to Helen who obviously still feels strongly for him. An illicit affair ensues.
Plot: old love, family relations, abduction, new year, jealousy, baptism, car accident, infidelity, office, hospital, architect, kidnapping ...
Time: 80s
Place: the philippines
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87%
Don't Give Up On Us (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Abby thinks she has everything under control until her best friend Sabina walks out of her own bridal shower weeks before her marriage to Abby's younger brother Samuel. With a cassette tape left behind by Sabina as her only lead, Abby vows to ...
Plot: chase, singer, breakup, canceled wedding, road trip, boy meets girl, best friend, love, love and romance, teenage love, folk singer, wooing ...
Place: the philippines
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77%
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Marriage? (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Story: Laurice Guillen's debut film, about a young couple about to get married.
Plot: engaged couple, saxophonist, swimming, virginity, sibling rivalry, first love, loss of virginity, sunset, confusion, beach, disco, infidelity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Our Christmas Love Song (2019)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When country star Melody Jones is accused of plagiarizing her holiday single, she returns home to spend Christmas with her estranged family and old flame and learns what is important in life.
Style: funny, romantic, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: country singer, christmas, getting home, holiday, old love, country music, uncover truth, true love, self discovery, small town life, lifestyle change, moral dilemma ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Country at Heart (2020)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A struggling country singer meets a Nashville songwriter in need of inspiration. Teaming up to write a song, their work gets complicated but results in both a hit song...and true love.
Style: feel good, entertaining, humorous, romantic, light
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: country music, musician, fall in love, love and romance, happy ending, small town, transformation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationship vs career, inspiration, self discovery, unlikely couple ...
Place: nashville tennessee
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The Heavens Indivisible (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A wealthy man comes to terms with his adopted sister.
Plot: half brother, half sister, rivalry, death of father, stepfather, stepmother, only child, heart attack, car, crystal, jealousy, blind date ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Star Without Sparkle (1985)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Dorina Pineda is a Sampaguita vendor idolizing the most famous singing sensation in the country, Lavinia Arguilles. Lavina with her ego getting big, drives away her fans and even her boyfriend Nico Escobar. He later discovers Dorina as a wonderful ...
Plot: hate, bully comeuppance, female bully, romantic obsession, fanatic, separation, aunt niece relationship, femme fatale, poverty, tv show, nightclub, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: the philippines
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The High Note (2020)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Set in the dazzling world of the LA music scene comes the story of Grace Davis, a superstar whose talent, and ego, have reached unbelievable heights. Maggie is Grace’s overworked personal assistant who’s stuck running errands, but still aspires ...
Style: light, sweet, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: assistant, personal assistant, ambition, pop star, relationship vs career, musician, strong female presence, music, singer, artists and showbiz, showbiz, talent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1970, year 1989
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, new york, dallas texas, las vegas ...
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How Do I Love You? (1966)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Gigliola is a young and humble Neapolitan swimmer who will compete in a competition in Spain and finds herself falling for the fiance of her best friend. But when they come to visit her in Italy, she pretends to be rich, with the complicity of their ...
Plot: affair, friendship, swimming, singer, guitar, song
Time: year 1966
Place: spain, italy
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40%
The Hottest State (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A young actor from Texas tries to make it in New York while struggling in his relationship with a beautiful singer/songwriter.
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: musician, sexuality, love affair, youth, romance, young lovers, fall in love, couple relations, actor's life, musician's life, lifestyle, actor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
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40%
Permanent Record (1988)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: David Sinclair seems to have everything going for him: he's smart, musically talented, and very successful. To top off his senior year in high school, his band is trying to get a recording session. Therefore, David's suicide leaves ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, coming of age, suicide, grief, friends, family relations, parents and children, school, teenage life, high school life, buddies, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: oregon, portland oregon, new jersey, california
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40%
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Purple Rain (1984)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A young man with a talent for music meets an aspiring singer, Apollonia, and finds that talent alone isn't all that he needs.
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: aspiring singer, rivalry, performer's life, ambition, human spirit, artists and showbiz, love and romance, sensuality, love triangle, passion, price of fame, suicide attempt ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota
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38%
Honeysuckle Rose (1980)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Buck Bonham (Willie Nelson) is a country singer, with a good family, struggling to find national fame. He juggles his music career with his responsibilities to his wife and son. He has everything going his way until the daughter of his former ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, infidelity, music, romance, showbiz, introspection, moral dilemma, love triangle, country, couples, friends, rising to stardom ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
If I Knew What You Said (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 88 min.
Style: uplifting, emotional, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, unlikely couple, rebellion, society, artists and showbiz, romance, hopes, youth, young lovers, couples, rebelliousness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, the philippines
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A Christmas Duet (2019)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Former couple and pop music duo Averie and Jesse unexpectedly reunite at her inn during the holidays. As they spend time together, they rediscover long-buried feelings and must decide if they are meant to live their lives solo or in harmony together.
Style: light, romantic, entertaining, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, second chance, love and romance, musician, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, happy ending, hotel, transformation, holiday, old love, couple relations ...
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A Star Is Born (1976)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
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Style: captivating, realistic, serious, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: romance, rise and fall, self discovery, tragic love, rock star, fame, friends, couples, performer's life, love and romance, lifestyle, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california, arizona
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Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When reporter Jean Craddock interviews Bad Blake -- an alcoholic, seen-better-days country music legend -- they connect, and the hard-living crooner sees a possible saving grace in a life with Jean and her young son. But can he leave behind an ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: musician, country music, alcohol abuse, loneliness, singer, journalist, country singer, alcoholic, redemption, music business, financial problem, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, phoenix arizona, houston texas, new mexico, texas ...
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The Seventies (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A middle-class Filipino family struggles to survive in the era of dictatorship.
Plot: mother, martial law, torture
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Jazz Singer (1980)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Neil Diamond stars as Yussel in this tale of a young Jewish cantor who strives to make a career in music.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: tradition, showbiz, family relations, parents and children, religions or cults, desire for fame, follow your dream, estrangement, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, musician's life, father son relationship ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: california, new york, los angeles, usa
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Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The film follows aspiring singer-songwriter Jed King (Alan Powell) as he struggles to catch a break and escape the long shadow of his father, a country music legend. After reluctantly accepting a gig at a local vineyard harvest festival, Jed is ...
Style: uplifting, captivating, sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: ambition, musician's life, love affair, couples, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, music, americana, hopes, unfulfillment, introspection, country singer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006, 80s, 2000s ...
Place: usa, nashville tennessee
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Stateside (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The film follows a rebellious teenager on leave from the Marines who falls in love with a female musician. The relationship is threatened when she develops a mental illness...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: mental illness, fall in love, teenage life, military life, love affair, prank, romance, youth, basic training, boot camp, u.s. navy, schizophrenia ...
Time: contemporary, year 1980
Place: california, new york, north carolina, beirut lebanon, naples italy ...
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Song to Song (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: stylized, serious, atmospheric, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: love triangle, music, intrigue, love and romance, rivalry, ambition, party, nightclub, restaurant, record producer, musician, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas, mexico, austin texas
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33%
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The Legend of 1900 (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 169 min.
Story: The story of a virtuoso piano player who lives his entire life aboard an ocean liner. Born and raised on the ship, 1900 (Tim Roth) learned about the outside world through interactions with passengers, never setting foot on land, even for the love of ...
Style: touching, breathtaking, sincere, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: pianist, musician, jazz, prodigy, genius, orphan, music, loneliness, ship, child prodigy, musician's life, ocean ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, year 1900 ...
Place: new york, new orleans
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32%
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Let's Dance (1995)
Genre: Musical, Romance, Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: Robbie Mallorca and Anna Alvarado are teachers from an exclusive school headed by the ever conventional and non-conformist principal. The administrators of the school greatly disapprove their students wish to build a dance group as a form of ...
Plot: teacher, student, school, dancing, high school, teacher student relationship, piano, catholic school, brawl, education, poetry, english teacher ...
Time: 90s
Place: the philippines
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Till My Heartaches End (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The moment these two saw each other at the café, they couldn’t take their eyes off each other. Their attraction was apparent and it seemed that destiny brought them together. As they got to know the other better, they found solace and comfort in ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: destiny, dating, love and romance, relationships, love affair, couple relations, introvert, male female relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romantic relationship, fall in love, love story ...
Place: the philippines
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31%
A Slipping-Down Life (1999)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young woman becomes obsessed with a small-time North Carolina rock singer.
Style: touching, feel good, sincere, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: groupie, love and romance, artists and showbiz, love affair, lifestyle, rock, opposites attract, musician's life, singer, amusement park, small town, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Competition (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The movie centers on a piano competition whose winner is assured of success. It is Paul's last chance to compete, but newcomer Heidi may be a better pianist. Can romance be far away? Will she take a dive despite the pressure to win from her ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love affair, family relations, romance, music, couple relations, fall in love, human spirit, ambition, lifestyle, prodigy, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Hearts of Fire (1987)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A reclusive musician, once a huge rock star, takes a young female protegee. While on a tour she meets a younger, more popular rocker and switches her loyalties.
Style: realistic, semi serious, stylized
Audience: date night
Plot: farm, celebrity culture, self discovery, rock, relationship vs career, fall in love, showbiz, music, romance, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, ambition ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
My Only Love (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Story: Billy and Cindy are teeners trapped in the conflicted world of their parents. Two children of two marriages gone sour. Young and confused by the whole situation, they try to look for answers, but the whole business of life is not as simple as it ...
Plot: dating, ballet teacher, ballet school, writers, magic, secret love, duck, motocross, parachute, motorcycle, teddy bear, boat ...
Place: the philippines
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