Movies and TV shows like Platinum

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Platinum (2003)
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Platinum (2003)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Platinum is an American television series which aired on UPN in 2003.
Plot: hip hop, music, sibling relationship, rap, interracial relations, brother brother relationship, recording studio, hip hop culture
Place: new york

Most similar movies to Platinum

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and rough films and TV series with plots about hip hop, music, artists and showbiz, ambition, rap, african american and musician's life mostly in Music, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Platinum: Empire (2015), Beat Street (1984), Step Up: High Water (2018), Hustle & Flow (2005), Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Empire (2015)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A powerful family drama about the head of a music empire whose three sons and ex-wife all battle for his throne.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: music, hip hop, showbiz, artists and showbiz, rapper, musician's life, family relations, ambition, sibling rivalry, workplace, couple relations, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2020s, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
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Beat Street (1984)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An aspiring DJ, from the South Bronx, and his best friend, a promoter, try to get into show business by exposing people to hip-hop music and culture.
Style: realistic, serious, harsh, talky, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, rap, dancing, graffiti, subway, dance, music, love and romance, artists and showbiz, youth, musician's life, college ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, tokyo, california ...
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66%
Step Up: High Water (2018)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Twins Tal and Janelle relocate from Ohio to Atlanta, where at their new school High Water is always a beat.
Style: captivating, serious, entertaining, feel good, sweet ...
Plot: dancing, music, dance school, school, dancer's life, dancer, ambition, hip hop culture, hip hop, art, dance studio, team ...
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63%
 7.3
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Hustle & Flow (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: With help from his friends, a Memphis pimp in a mid-life crisis attempts to become a successful hip-hop emcee.
Style: bleak, realistic, touching, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: hip hop, rapper, midlife crisis, musician, career, singer, drug dealing, life is a bitch, human spirit, hip hop culture, lifestyle, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: memphis, tennessee, usa, egypt, mount everest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A tale of an inner city drug dealer who turns away from crime to pursue his passion, rap music.
Style: serious, rough, stylized, harsh, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, rapper, gangsters, ghetto, going straight, music, musician's life, ambition, lifestyle, rise to the top, redemption, rap ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Black & White (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Rich Bower is an up-and-coming star in the hip-hop world. Everyone wants to be around him, including Raven and her fellow upper-class white high school friends. The growing appeal of black culture among white teens fascinates documentary filmmaker ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, talky, suspense ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: hip hop, gangsters, interracial relations, high school, crime, crimes, athlete's life, culture clash, racism, social differences, city life, musician's life ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Showtime at the Apollo (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Showtime at the Apollo is a syndicated music television show, first broadcast on September 12, 1987 to May 24, 2008 with 1093 episodes, and is produced by the Apollo Theater. The show features live performances from both professional and ...
Plot: hip hop, once in a lifetime opportunity, ambition, music, arts and culture, artists and showbiz, live music, rap, joke, comedian, stand up comedian, talent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 90s
Place: harlem, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.7
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Junction 48 (2016)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: Israel, Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set against a backdrop of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Palestinian rapper Kareem and his singer girlfriend Manar struggle, love and make music in their crime-ridden ghetto and Tel Aviv's hip-hop club scene.
Plot: hip hop, palestinian, israeli palestinian conflict, rapper
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Tougher Than Leather (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Legendary hip-hop group Run-D.M.C. stars in this cross between a blaxploitation film and a spaghetti western. They must find and punish the evil drug lord-record company executive who murdered their friend. Along the way, they encounter racist ...
Plot: hip hop, escalator, racial slur, posse, graffiti, rap, friendship between men, prison, business card, party, violence, chauffeur ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.7
 42K
Notorious (2009)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: NOTORIOUS is the story of Christopher Wallace. Through raw talent and sheer determination, Wallace transforms himself from Brooklyn street hustler (once selling crack to pregnant women) to one of the greatest rappers of all time; THE NOTORIOUS ...
Style: serious, sincere, factual, melancholic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, african american, fame, rising to stardom, urban ghetto life, murder, music, ambition, success, drugs/alcohol, life is a bitch, backstage ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s, year 1983
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.2
 1K
Turn It Up (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Trying to bootstrap his way out of Brooklyn's mean streets is Diamond, a rap musician. With his long-time pal Gage acting as his manager, he's trying to lay down a demo tape with cut-rate studio time. To pay the bills, he and Gage run ...
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: rapper, gang, friendship, lifestyle, musician's life, artists and showbiz, going straight, juvenile delinquency, drug dealing, social decay, addiction, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.0
 576
Flow (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Denmark
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Michael lives in a housing project. He and his friends make music together. Michael is clearly the biggest talent in the group, and one day he is discovered by the established rapper Apollo who makes Michael his ghostwriter. A big opportunity for ...
Plot: rapper, music, nightclub, assault, concert, rap, recording studio, break in
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Feel the Noise (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a run-in with local thugs, aspiring Harlem rapper Rob flees to a place and father he never knew, and finds his salvation in Reggaeton, a spicy blend of hip-hop, reggae and Latin beats. Puerto Rico, the spiritual home of Reggaeton, inspires Rob ...
Style: realistic, feel good, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: dancer's life, rapper, fish out of water, culture clash, hip hop, society, youth, ambition, friendship, teenage love, music, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: puerto rico, new york, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.9
 26K
You Got Served (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At Mr. Rad's Warehouse, the best hip-hop crews in Los Angeles compete for money and respect. But when a suburban crew crashes the party, stealing their dancers - and their moves - two warring friends have to pull together to represent the ...
Style: stylized, humorous, inspirational, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: dancing, hip hop, breakdance, friendship, music, follow your dream, rivalry, ambition, dancer's life, lifestyle, betrayal, dance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The King of Kungsan (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The film is loosely based on a true story about Paolo Roberto, later a professional boxer and TV presenter. Because of his Italian roots, Paolo is dealing with an identity crisis. With an admiration of kung fu films and with his teenage aggressions, ...
Style: cult film
Plot: hip hop, violence, breakdance, drugs, family business, young love, gang, fight, kung fu, balisong, father son relationship, brother brother relationship ...
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Lyricist Lounge Show (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The Lyricist Lounge Show was an American sketch comedy series that aired on MTV from 2000 to 2001 that combined hip-hop music with raps interspersed throughout the sketches. As Wordsworth, BabeePower, and Master Fuol rap on the theme song: ...
Plot: actor playing himself, hip hop, rapper, african american, rap, joke
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Atlanta (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Two cousins, with different views on art versus commerce, on their way up through the Atlanta rap scene; Earnest 'Earn' Marks, an ambitious college dropout and his estranged cousin, who suddenly becomes a star.
Style: satirical, captivating, cynical, ironic, humorous ...
Plot: hip hop culture, cousin cousin relationship, rapper, opposites attract, social satire, brother brother relationship, misfit, starlet, ambition, poor family, pop star, teenage daughter ...
Place: atlanta georgia, atlanta
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Uptown Comedy Club (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Plot: music, monologue, singer, comedian, stand up comedian, joke, musician, african american, actress playing multiple roles, entertainment, actor playing himself, impersonation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Cotton Club (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The story of the people that frequented Harlem's famous nightclubs, 'The Cotton Club', and those that ran it.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, intense, stylized ...
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Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 20s ...
Place: harlem, new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
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8 Mile (2002)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The setting is Detroit in 1995. The city is divided by 8 Mile, a road that splits the town in half along racial lines. A young white rapper, Jimmy "B-Rabbit" Smith Jr. summons strength within himself to cross over these arbitrary ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, inspirational, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: hip hop, follow your dream, underdog, success, music, street gang, musician's life, rap, hip hop culture, urban ghetto life, factory worker, human spirit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1995, 80s
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.4
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Instant Star (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Instant Star is a Canadian television program which aired from September 2004 to June 2008. The series starred Alexz Johnson as adolescent music competition winner Jude Harrison. The show chronicles Harrison's experience in the recording ...
Style: feel good, captivating, touching, humorous, serious ...
Audience: teen drama
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: canada
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36%
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Know Thy Enemy (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Nemesis is the hottest rapper in rap's hottest city; Miami, the 305. But he has a little secret...he's not really a rapper. A record label discovers Nate's talent, and offers to make him a star, as a rapper. They create Nemesis, a Hip ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating, entertaining, inspirational ...
Plot: hip hop, jazz, rivalry, rise to the top, showbiz, artists and showbiz, music, gangsters, family business, society, criminal's revenge, drug dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.8
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Vinyl (2016)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 1970s New York, Vinyl is a ride through the sex- and drug-addled music business at the dawn of punk, disco, and hip-hop. The show is seen through the eyes of a record label president, Richie Finestra, who is trying to save his company and his ...
Style: stylized, captivating, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: music, music business, showbiz, historical character, ambition, blackmail, mafia, disco, drugs/alcohol, rock band, racism, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: new york, usa, las vegas
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35%
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Loyalty & Respect (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In Cashville, two friend friends are torn apart buy fast money and launch an all out street war where no one can be trusted. Loyalty and Respect is lost over Cash in the city of Cashville.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspense
Plot: hip hop, ambition, rivalry, gang, rise to the top, rise and fall, crimes, criminal heroes, buddies, society, drug dealing, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee, nashville tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.6
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Rhapsody (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The life of a beautiful rising female recording star is placed in jeopardy when she witnesses the drive-by shooting of a rival rap-star in Las Vegas. Wanted by both the killers and the corrupt police, the young woman must go into hiding while three ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: vengeance, best friends, musician's life, crimes, youth, frame up, rivalry, drug dealing, hip hop, murder, siblings relations, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas
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35%
Power Book II: Ghost (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 631 min.
TV show
Story: Picking up just days after the “Power” finale, this sequel series follows Tariq navigating his new life, in which his desire to shed his father’s legacy comes up against the mounting pressure to save his family.
Style: disturbing, serious, captivating, suspense, thought provoking ...
Plot: drug dealing, organized crime, nightclub owner, family relations, investigation, revenge, hotshot, gang leader, family drama, heir, going straight, gangsters ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Just Another Day (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Follows a day in the life of two men living at either end of the music game. A successful rapper, A-Maze, is dealing with the pitfalls and trappings of his success and facing new challenges in the music business to get a check while the other, Young ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 113K
Step Up (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Everyone deserves a chance to follow their dreams, but some people only get one shot. Tyler Gage is a rebel from the wrong side of Baltimore's tracks and the only thing that stands between him and an unfulfilled life are his dreams of one day ...
Style: feel good, captivating, sweet, serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, dance, dance school, love and romance, dancer, ballet, hip hop, music, teenage love, dancer's life, happy ending, teen romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
 1K
Filly Brown (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: “Majo” Tonorio, a.k.a. Filly Brown, is a raw, young Los Angeles hip-hop artist who spits from the heart. When a sleazy record producer offers her a crack at rap stardom, Majo faces some daunting choices. With an incarcerated mother, a record ...
Style: realistic, captivating, sincere, psychological, serious
Plot: desire for fame, rising to stardom, ambition, moral dilemma, artists and showbiz, musician's life, radio dj, hip hop, music, follow your dream, strong female presence, producer
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.9
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Rappin' (1985)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An ex-con and break-dancer helps save a neighborhood from a greedy developer while trying to win a rap contest.
Plot: breakdance, dancer, hip hop, rap, ex convict, land grab
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%