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Two Weeks in Another Town (1962)
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Two Weeks in Another Town (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A recovering alcoholic film director tries for a comeback in Rome.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: ambition, filmmaking, alcohol abuse, sanitarium, life is a bitch, showbiz, rivalry, down on your luck, workplace intrigue, actor's life, workplace, ego clash, downfall, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, unsupportive coworkers, dog, dancing, airplane, money, loneliness, cat, food, obsession, first love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, usa, europe, connecticut, italy, united states

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, gloomy and sexy films with plots about drinking alcohol, husband wife relationship, drink, telephone call, cigarette smoking, dancing and artists and showbiz mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like Two Weeks in Another Town: August (2008), The Artist (2011), 8½ (1963), A Burning Hot Summer (2011), The Cincinnati Kid (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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August (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: August is a 2008 drama film directed by Austin Chick and produced by 57th & Irving. The screenplay by Howard A. Rodman focuses on two brothers, ambitious dot-com entrepreneurs attempting to keep their company afloat as the stock market ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, suspense
Plot: family relations, wall street, siblings relations, ambition, rise and fall, workplace, parents and children, down on your luck, life is a bitch, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, 9/11 ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Artist (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break.
Style: sentimental, emotional, sweet, feel good, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: actor, hollywood, ambition, actor's life, love and romance, actress, dog, movie star, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, showbiz, fall in love ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s, year 1931, year 1929 ...
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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100%
 8.0
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8½ (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 138 min.
Story: With 8 ½ Frederico Fellini leaves a self-portrait where dreams and reality are a mix. With help from a most excellent cast and unique scenery this self reflecting film is one of his master works.
Style: psychological, art house, surreal, reflective, stylized ...
Plot: extramarital affair, midlife crisis, childhood, filmmaking, postmodernism, mistress, adultery, dreams, self involved, creator, producer, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, europe, copenhagen, england, paris france ...
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55%
A Burning Hot Summer (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paul reflects on the summer he met Angèle and Frédéric as he watches his friend being laid to rest.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, tense, sexy ...
Plot: friendship, breakup, fall in love, human nature, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couples, love triangle, adultery, husband wife relationship, sexual relations, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, paris france, france, europe
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50%
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The Cincinnati Kid (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An up-and-coming poker player tries to prove himself in a high-stakes match against a long-time master of the game.
Style: tense, realistic, clever, stylized, rough ...
Audience: kids
Plot: gambling, poker, card playing, gangsters, friendship, friends, dealer, couples, buddies, dishonesty, ambition, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new orleans, usa, los angeles, mississippi, southern usa ...
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Back Street (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ambitious but thwarted, Rae Smith meets handsome Marine Paul Saxon, (of the Saxon department store chain), as he passes through Lincoln, Nebraska, on his way home from World War II. There's a definite spark between them but circumstances ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental, emotional
Plot: infidelity, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, dishonesty, couples, tragic love, couple relations, unfulfilled love, love affair, desperation ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, paris france, rome italy, france
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45%
Clouds of Sils Maria (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A veteran actress comes face-to-face with an uncomfortable reflection of herself when she agrees to take part in a revival of the play that launched her career 20 years earlier.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, psychological, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: aging, divorce, suicide, introspection, haunted by the past, actor's life, artists and showbiz, midlife crisis, ambition, desire for fame, lesbian, actress ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: switzerland, alps, london, zurich switzerland, swiss alps ...
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42%
Play It As It Lays (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Hollywood actress undergoes a psychic breakdown and recalls the traumatic events which led to her stay at a sanitarium.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: mental institution, family relations, filmmaking, hollywood, infidelity, mental illness, mental breakdown, couples, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, downfall, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, california, beverly hills, las vegas, los angeles
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41%
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The Lonely Lady (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young screenwriter allows others to exploit her in the hopes of "making it" in Hollywood.
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, rough, sexual
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, betrayal, writers, screenwriter, couples, filmmaking, mental illness, ambition, downfall, love and romance, misfit ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california
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41%
Dangerous Game (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A New York film director, working on his latest movie in Los Angeles, begins to reflect the actions in his movie and real life, especially when he begins an affair with the lead actress.
Style: psychological, rough, art house, melancholic, gloomy ...
Plot: filmmaking, obsession, addiction, lifestyle, redemption, downfall, life is a bitch, human nature, showbiz, husband wife relationship, drugs, divorce ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: israel, los angeles, middle east, usa, california ...
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41%
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I Smile Back (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Laney is an attractive, intelligent suburban wife and devoted mother of two adorable children. She has the perfect husband who plays basketball with the kids in the driveway, a pristine house, and a shiny SUV for carting the children to their next ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Plot: mental illness, suburbs, cheating wife, going straight, family problems, hopes, life is a bitch, redemption, dysfunctional family, addiction, husband wife relationship, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
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38%
Puzzle of a Downfall Child (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lou Andreas Sand, a once famous model, recalls her past as she tries to make success in the modeling world of New York, her stressfull workdays, her affair with Mark, an advertising executive, her friendship with photographer Aaron, and her downward ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, psychological, touching ...
Plot: paranoia, psychiatrist, mental breakdown, suicide attempt, modeling, rape, model, disintegration, fashion, rise and fall, losing-it hero, rising to stardom ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, jamaica, paris france
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36%
Meat Loaf: To Hell and Back (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: "Meat Loaf" Aday is an overgrown Texas youngster, the son of a gentle woman dying of cancer and an alcoholic, abusive father. Tormented by his father and schoolmates over his size, he strikes out on his own after his mother's death, ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, captivating, semi serious
Plot: showbiz, ambition, rise to the top, desire for fame, love and romance, music band, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, rising to stardom, musician's life, terminal illness ...
Time: 70s
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas
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36%
Valley of the Dolls (1967)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Film version of Jacqueline Susann's best-selling novel chronicling the rise and fall of three young ladies in show business.
Style: cynical, serious, realistic, suspense, rough ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: filmmaking, showbiz, terminal illness, drug addiction, rise and fall, artists and showbiz, couples, love and romance, actor's life, rise to the top, downfall, starlet ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, new york, new england, paris france, yale university ...
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35%
The Last Tycoon (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: F.Scott Fitzgerald's novel is brought to life in this story of a movie producer slowly working himself to death.
Style: realistic, stylized, captivating, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, romance, producer, ambition, introspection, obsession, film industry, fall in love, great depression, unfulfillment, rise to the top ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Inside Daisy Clover (1965)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A girl on the road to stardom fights the dehumanizing effects of Hollywood life.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, family relations, coming of age, human nature, rising to stardom, ambition, lifestyle, overnight success, actor's life, rise and fall, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, year 1936
Place: california, usa, arizona, los angeles
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Delta of Venus (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A struggling American writer and a fellow American expatriate begin a sordid affair among the chaos and discord of 1940 Paris, France on the brink of World War II.
Style: sexual, erotic, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, world war two, writers, bdsm, soldier, jealousy, extramarital affair, romance, artists and showbiz, love and romance, womanizer, writer's life ...
Time: 1940s
Place: paris france, europe, france, england, new york ...
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34%
Flashbacks of a Fool (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An aging Hollywood star, Joe Scott, lives a life of narcissistic hedonism, observed by his laconic personal assistant, Ophelia. The death of his childhood best friend, Boots, takes our protagonist, and the movie, into an extended flashback to a ...
Style: psychological, serious, sentimental, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: funeral, older woman teenage boy sex, actor's life, redemption, alcoholic, artists and showbiz, teenage life, haunted by the past, destiny, personal growth, hollywood, secrets ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, usa, california, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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About Alex (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A circle of twenty-something friends reunite for a weekend away to console a suicidal member of their group. Yet, despite their best efforts to enjoy themselves, a tinderbox of old jealousies, unrequited love, and widening political differences ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, inspirational ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, group of friends, friends, college graduate, introspection, reunited friends, disagreement, depression, suicide attempt, emotional breakdown, writer's block, anxiety ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new york state
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33%
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Stand-ins (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Six women who came to Hollywood with the dream of becoming famous find themselves working as stand-ins for the glamorous stars of the late 1930s. Gathering for a birthday celebration at their local watering hole, they introduce a new member to the ...
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, gloomy, stylized, serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, love and romance, actor's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, couples, alcohol abuse, showbiz, doppelganger, bigger dreams, drunkenness ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1937, pre world war two
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Not Fade Away (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Set in suburban New Jersey in the 1960s, a group of friends form a rock band and try to make it big.
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: rivalry, follow your dream, desire for fame, lifestyle, ambition, friendship, rebelliousness, music band, social relations, ego clash, buddies, youth ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa, los angeles
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33%
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My Mother (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Margherita, a director in the middle of an existential crisis, has to deal with the inevitable and still unacceptable loss of her mother.
Style: sentimental, touching, psychological, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: doctor, singer, filmmaking, brother sister relationship, nurse, birthday, dancing, old woman, father daughter relationship, pneumonia, mother daughter relationship, anxiety ...
Time: 2010s
Place: rome italy, italy
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Savage Grace (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This examination of a famous scandal from the 1970s explores the relationship between Barbara Baekeland and her only son, Antony. Barbara, a lonely social climber unhappily married to the wealthy but remote plastics heir Brooks Baekeland, dotes on ...
Style: disturbing, serious, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: incest, mother son incest, mother son relationship, adultery, older woman younger man, murder, sexual relations, gay, socialite, son, family relations, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 70s, 50s, 60s, 1940s, 20th century ...
Place: europe, london, new york, england, usa ...
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32%
 5.0
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The Wager (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An actor at the pinnacle of his Hollywood career finds himself buckling to temptation after he accepts the lead in a classic tale of good versus evil. Michael Steele has just been nominated for Best Actor at the Academy Awards. In the wake of that ...
Style: realistic, serious, christian film, thought provoking, gloomy ...
Plot: hollywood, relationship vs career, introspection, human spirit, actor's life, ambition, desire for fame, couples, celebrity culture, showbiz, artists and showbiz, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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32%
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The Wife (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Sweden, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Style: thought provoking, sincere, lyrical, twists and turns
Plot: nobel prize, novelist, writers, infidelity, professor, aspiring writer, sexism, extramarital affair, husband wife relationship, marriage, revelation, adulterous husband ...
Time: 90s, 60s, year 1958, year 1968, year 1960 ...
Place: stockholm sweden, connecticut, eastern europe, new york, manhattan new york city ...
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32%
They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Desperate characters stake their fortune on a Depression-era dance marathon.
Style: depressing, atmospheric, gloomy, emotional, disturbing ...
Plot: great depression, dancing, suicidal, ambition, contests and competitions, life is a bitch, social decay, crimes, reward, down on your luck, depression, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, california, minneapolis minnesota, chicago illinois, dallas texas ...
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32%
 7.8
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Midnight Cowboy (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A naive male prostitute and his sickly friend struggle to survive on the streets of New York City.
Style: realistic, disturbing, psychological, serious, rough ...
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, prostitute, dancer, cowboy, fighting illness, society, male prostitute, homosexuality, naivete, gay slur, homosexual ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s
Place: new york, texas, usa, florida, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
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31%
Black Limousine (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A ghost story set in the city of dreams (IMDb.com).
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: hollywood, artists and showbiz, introspection, down on your luck, downfall, addiction, depression, surrealism, accidental death, love interest, father daughter relationship, existentialism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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30%
Fists in the Pocket (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ale, a deeply disturbed young man subject to seizures, benignly decides to murder members of his dysfunctional family for altruistic reasons.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: epilepsy, dysfunctional family, murder, epileptic, alienation, siblings relations, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, misfit, family relations, family problems, family in crisis ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe
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29%
The Night of the Iguana (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Drama while a tour bus driver shows church ladies around Mexico. Helped establish Puerto Vallarta as tourist destination.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: church, mental illness, poet, redemption, hotel, bishop, clergy, iguana, self discovery, tour guide, priest, bus ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: mexico, usa, latin america, virginia, tennessee ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%