Movies like Nico, 1988

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Nico, 1988
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Italy, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The muse of Andy Warhol, Christa Päffgen, stage name Nico, singer with the band Velvet Underground and a woman of legendary beauty. She gained a new lease of life after the story everyone knows, when she launched her solo career.
Style: road movie
Plot: syringe, sound recording, vomiting, hospital, beach, singing, eating, baby, blood, italian abroad, german abroad, englishwoman abroad, heroin addiction, drug withdrawal, heroin addict, female musician, rock concert, female singer, tour bus, unrequited love, suicide attempt, rock band, border crossing, englishman abroad, childhood flashback ...
Time: year 1987, year 1986
Place: prague czechoslovakia, manchester england, rome italy, berlin germany
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Biography, Drama, Music, Musical
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, road movie and melancholic films with plots about singer, storytelling, singing, artists and showbiz, music, dialogue and runaway mostly in Drama, Music and Biography genres. Some movies like Nico, 1988: Ray (2004), The Last Ride (2011), Dalida (2016), Selena (1997), The Runaways (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ray
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Born on a sharecropping plantation in Northern Florida, Ray Charles went blind at seven. Inspired by a fiercely independent mom who insisted he make his own way, He found his calling and his gift behind a piano keyboard. Touring across the Southern ...
Style: sincere, epic, serious, dramatic, realistic ...
Audience: date night
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The Last Ride
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The final days of Hank Williams.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: country, musician's life, countryside, rise and fall, music, starting over, artists and showbiz, hopes, performer's life, country singer, fistfight, country music ...
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Place: usa, west virginia, ohio, alabama, virginia
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Dalida
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Based on the true story of acclaimed music icon "Dalida" born in Cairo, who gained celebrity in the 50s, singing in French, Spanish, Arabic, Hebrew, German, Italian, playing in awarded Youssef Chahine's picture "Le Sixième ...
Plot: female singer, festival, loss of loved one, letter, vomiting, pregnancy, arrest, ambulance, gunshot, crying, snow, christmas ...
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Place: cairo egypt, paris france, italy, india, montmartre paris ...
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Selena
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In this biographical drama, Selena Quintanilla is born into a musical Mexican-American family in Texas. Her father, Abraham, realizes that his young daughter is talented and begins performing with her at small venues. She finds success and falls for ...
Style: sentimental, touching, uplifting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: music, latin, murder, musician's life, dancing, tragedy, rags to riches, performer's life, music business, hip hop, family, rising to stardom ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, california, mexico
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The Runaways
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Joan Jett and Cherie Currie, two rebellious teenagers from Southern California, become the frontwomen for the Runaways -- the now-legendary group that paved the way for future generations of female rockers. Under the Svengalilike influence of ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: teens
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The Doors
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Plot: music, drug abuse, addiction, music band, drugs, drug addiction, death, mentally unstable, insanity, artist, rock and roll, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1966, 1940s ...
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Ricki and the Flash
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Meryl Streep stars as Ricki Rendazzo, a guitar heroine who made a world of mistakes as she followed her dreams of rock-and-roll stardom. Returning home, Ricki gets a shot at redemption and a chance to make things right as she faces the music with ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sweet, dramatic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, california, usa, los angeles
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Christine
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Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Christine is an ambitious 29-year-old news reporter, in Sarasota, FL, circa 1974. Relentlessly motivated to succeed, she knows she has talent, but being a driven career woman in the 1970s comes with its own challenges, especially when competition ...
Style: enigmatic, cerebral, melancholic, macabre, bleak ...
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Time: 20th century, year 1974
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    User:   41%
 
 6.2
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Rock Star
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, road movie, entertaining, interesting ...
Plot: music, rock and roll, music band, rock, hip hop, drugs/alcohol, musician's life, music business, desire for fame, rising to stardom, destiny, creativity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa, new jersey, seattle washington
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    User:   53%
 
 7.1
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Sid and Nancy
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Following their breakout success in England, flagship punk rock band the Sex Pistols venture out on their first U.S. tour. Temperamental bassist Sid Vicious takes his troubled girlfriend, Nancy Spungen, along for the ride. Along the way, the ...
Style: disturbing, serious, gloomy, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: punk, addiction, drug abuse, heroin, romance, cult, drug addiction, drugs, sex, drinking, death, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, usa, london, new york ...
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System:   44%
    User:   48%
 
Great Balls of Fire!
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story of Jerry Lee Lewis, arguably the greatest and certainly one of the wildest musicians of the 1950s. His arrogance, remarkable talent, and unconventional lifestyle often brought him into conflict with others in the industry, and even earned ...
Style: feel good, serious, realistic, entertaining, harsh ...
Plot: music, rise and fall, rock and roll, musician's life, rock, rising to stardom, pornography, celebrity culture, music business, mentor, fall in love, radio ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, new jersey
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System:   44%
    User:   50%
 
Bound for Glory
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: A biography of Woody Guthrie, one of America's greatest folk singers. He left his dust-devastated Texas home in the 1930s to find work, discovering the suffering and strength of America's working class.
Style: realistic, road movie, serious, sentimental, scenic ...
Plot: music, folk, poverty, labor union, on the road, americana, storytelling, musician's life, depression, drinking, mentor, kids and family ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: california, texas, oklahoma, usa
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    User:   36%
 
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Quitting
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Country: China
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An actor becomes increasingly introverted and psychotic and his entire family attempts to intervene.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: city life, actor's life, mental institution, mentally unstable, social misfits, urban, tragic hero, downfall, addiction, rise and fall, obsession, drug abuse ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: asia, china, beijing china
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    User:   46%
 
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Jersey Boys
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Style: serious, captivating, realistic, sentimental, dramatic ...
Plot: music, music band, rock, rock and roll, radio, performer's life, music business, broadway, rising to stardom, creativity, runaway, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 50s, 60s, 1950s
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    User:   32%
 
 7.9
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Almost Famous
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In 1973, 15-year-old William Miller's unabashed love of music and aspiration to become a rock journalist lands him an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine to interview and tour with the up-and-coming band Stillwater – fronted by lead guitar ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, earnest, melancholic ...
Plot: coming of age, innocence lost, music, journalism, on the road, mentor, rock, drugs, music business, adolescence, friendship, teenager ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, phoenix arizona, cleveland ohio, san diego california
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    User:   39%
 
The Last Time I Committed Suicide
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Neal Cassady is living the beat life during the 1940s, working at The Tire Yard and and philandering around town. However, he has visions of a happy life with kids and a white picket fence. When his girlfried, Joan, tries to kill herself he gets ...
Style: talky, stylized, semi serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: writer's life, friendship, on the road, male nudity, buddies, depression, life, romance, suicide, self discovery, sexualized violence, poetry ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: colorado, mexico, usa, new jersey, tokyo ...
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Stoned
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A chronicle of the sordid life and suspicious death of Rolling Stones co-founder Brian Jones, who was found in the bottom of his swimming pool weeks after being let go from the band.
Style: serious, realistic, flamboyance
Plot: music band, rock, blues, music, musician's life, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, friends, rock star, musician, death, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 1960s
Place: paris france, munich germany, morocco
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Taking Woodstock
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of Elliot Tiber and his family, who inadvertently played a pivotal role in making the famed Woodstock Music and Arts Festival into the happening that it was. When Elliot hears that a neighboring town has pulled the permit on a hippie music ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: music, small town, drugs, countryside, jewish, cross dressing, nudity (full frontal - brief), americana, rock, drugs/alcohol, rock and roll, farm ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1969
Place: new jersey, israel, woodstock, new york state, bangkok thailand
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System:   35%
    User:   35%
 
The End of the Tour
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace, which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace's groundbreaking epic novel, 'Infinite Jest.'
Style: talky, serious, sincere, intellectual, philosophical ...
Plot: journalism, existentialism, loneliness, depression, suicide, book, friendship, death, writer's life, character study, dialogue driven, literature ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1996
Place: usa, minnesota, mcdonald's restaurant, illinois, minneapolis minnesota
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System:   35%
    User:   33%
 
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Farinelli
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Farinelli is a 1994 biopic film about the life and career of Italian opera singer Farinelli, considered one of the greatest castrato singers of all time.
Style: factual, realistic, emotional, disturbing, touching ...
Plot: opera, music, opera singer, life philosophy, destiny, artist, brother brother relationship, culture clash, art, siblings relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), classical music ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, spain, london, england, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   34%
 
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Beaches
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A privileged rich debutante and a cynical struggling entertainer share a turbulent, but strong childhood friendship over the years.
Style: emotional, sentimental, serious, touching, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, terminal illness, oldies, unlikely friendships, best friends, women, death, love story, life is a bitch, destiny, divorce ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s, 1950s ...
Place: san francisco, los angeles, new york, usa, hawaii ...
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Black Snake Moan
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A God-fearing bluesman takes to a wild young woman who, as a victim of childhood sexual abuse, is looking everywhere for love, but never quite finding it.
Style: sexual, atmospheric, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, small town, blues, sexual abuse, drugs, friendship, drugs/alcohol, drinking, isolation, strong sexual content, race issues, nudity (topless - notable) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mississippi, usa, southern usa, tennessee
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System:   34%
    User:   28%
 
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 7.3
 77K
Crazy Heart
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: realistic, touching, serious, sentimental, dramatic ...
Plot: redemption, music, loneliness, aging, drinking, country, music business, musician's life, singer, musician, journalist, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, new mexico, houston texas, texas ...
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System:   34%
    User:   36%
 
 7.5
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This Is Elvis
Genre: Biography, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Though several actors portray Elvis Presley at different stages of his life, this documentary is comprised mostly of actual performance footage and interviews with Elvis, his fans and those close to him. This biographical docu-drama features rare ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, sweet, romantic ...
Plot: music, rock, musician's life, rock and roll, death, hospital, blues, performer's life, life philosophy, rise and fall, oldies, childhood ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 1950s
Place: hawaii, new jersey, germany
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System:   34%
    User:   31%
 
Born to Be Blue
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jazz legend Chet Baker finds love and redemption when he stars in a movie about his own troubled life to mount a comeback.
Plot: jazz, historical figure, tunnel, mirror, cunnilingus, chess, 12 year old, pregnancy, crying woman, handyman, vomiting, bench ...
Time: year 1966, year 1954, 1960s
Place: california, oklahoma, manhattan new york city
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System:   33%
    User:   38%
 
Cazuza: Time Doesn't Stop
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Inspired by the moving and brave book “Só as Mães São Felizes”, by Lucinha Araújo, Cazuza's mother, the film covers a little more than 10 years of the singer’s crazy and brief life – from the beginning of his career in the Circo ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, captivating
Plot: rock, music band, musician's life, rising to stardom, music, ambition, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, against the rules, rise to the top, addiction, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america
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System:   32%
    User:   29%
 
 7.0
 7K
The Rose
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Midler is the rock-and-roll singer Mary Rose Foster (known as the Rose to her legions of fans), whose romantic relationships and mental health are continuously imperiled by the demands of life on the road.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: music, addiction, drug abuse, drugs, rock, drugs/alcohol, musician's life, depression, rock and roll, rise and fall, blues, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969
Place: usa
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System:   32%
    User:   34%
 

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Control
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA, Australia, Japan, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Control is the biography of Joy Division lead singer Ian Curtis, taking his story from schoolboy days of 1973 to his suicide on the eve of the band's first American tour in 1980.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, stylized, serious, bleak ...
Plot: music, punk, depression, suicide, music band, loneliness, adultery, rock, drugs/alcohol, rock and roll, musician's life, life & death ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1980
Place: england, europe, northern england, manchester england
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Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Canada, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After losing her husband to a heroin overdose, Emily Wang fights to overcome her own addictions and to be reconciled with her estranged son.
Style: sincere, serious, melancholic, realistic, touching ...
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, drinking, hospital, musician's life, martial arts, music business, prison, death, drug addiction, loneliness, redemption ...
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