Movies like A Star is Born

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A Star is Born (2018)
Original name: A Star Is Born
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers-and falls in love with-struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer – until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally's career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jack fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons.
Plot: alcoholic, singer, showbiz, fame, tinnitus, concert, brother brother relationship, pop star, falling in love, death of father, talent, aspiring singer, insecurity, country music, addiction, death of parent, death of mother, waitress, singing, death of protagonist, recording session, suicide, friendship, playing guitar, tour ...
Place: arizona

Most similar movies to A Star is Born

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sentimental films with plots about love and romance, singer, couples, singing, song, drinking and artists and showbiz mostly in Drama, Music and Romance genres. Some movies like A Star is Born: Glitter (2001), Crazy Heart (2009), A Slipping-Down Life (1999), The Thing Called Love (1993), Nashville Girl (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 2.2
 20K
Glitter (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young woman is catapulted into pop stardom, with her already-famous DJ boyfriend calling the shots.
Style: emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: music, performer's life, romance, desire for fame, talent show, movie star, career woman, talent, follow your dream, rising to stardom, cinderella story, showbiz ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 77K
Crazy Heart (2009)
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, sentimental, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: singer, musician, journalist, redemption, elderly, aging, country music, loneliness, guilt, bar, drink, texan ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, phoenix arizona, houston texas, new mexico, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
A Star Is Born (1976)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A Star Is Born is a 1976 rock music film telling the story of a young woman, played by Barbra Streisand who enters show business, and meets and falls in love with an established male star, played by Kris Kristofferson, only to find her career ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, rise and fall, rock star, fame, self discovery, tragic love, performer's life, rising to stardom, music, celebrity culture, showbiz, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: small town, obsession, musician's life, rock, single parent, romance, theme park, love affair, addiction, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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The Thing Called Love (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Miranda Presley moves from New York to Nashville to become a songwriter. At an unsuccessful audition she meets James Wright, a promising newcomer. After only a few days they marry but start to quickly regret it.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, country music, romance, showbiz, artists and showbiz, friends, hopes, love and romance, couples, musician's life, human nature, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: tennessee, new york, usa, austin texas, connecticut ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.3
 119
Nashville Girl (1976)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Kentucky-born maiden realizes her dream of becoming a country music star. However, she discovers that her single-minded determination has caused her to lose things far more precious than fame or money when she gets involved with a group of corrupt ...
Plot: country music, mercedes, candle, bare breasts, outdoor sex, panties, female nudity, musician, rape, kiss, shower, police ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, clever, realistic, rough ...
Plot: nightclub, showbiz, artists and showbiz, love and romance, addiction, couples, actor's life, contests and competitions, downfall, rise and fall, rise to the top, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new england, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, tense ...
Plot: hollywood, beach, coming of age, honeymoon, actor's life, rise and fall, movie business, rising to stardom, showbiz, ambition, youth, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: california, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 6.5
 17K
Purple Rain (1984)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, 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: serious, sentimental, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: suicide attempt, aspiring singer, music, rivalry, love triangle, musician's life, rock, performer's life, pop star, rising to stardom, couple relations, ambition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 15K
Weightless (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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, stylized
Plot: love triangle, artists and showbiz, folk, musician's life, song, music, desire for fame, intrigue, showbiz, ambition, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.5
 63K
Dreamgirls (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Three young women – Deena Jones, Effie White and Lorrell Robinson – dream of becoming pop stars and they get their wish when they're chosen to be backup singers for the legendary James 'Thunder' Early.
Style: serious, captivating, emotional, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: singer, performer's life, manager, extramarital affair, show business, adultery, singing, backstage, cocaine, fame, musician, african american ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: detroit, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.9
 4K
Clean (2004)
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: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, musician's life, martial arts, estranged son, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, going straight, custody, family in crisis, artists and showbiz, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, france, europe, vancouver british columbia canada, ontario canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.5
 362
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: stylized, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: farm, music band, musician's life, rock, performer's life, desire for fame, music, rise and fall, romance, rising to stardom, celebrity culture, relationship vs career ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Beyond the Lights (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Noni Jean is a hot new rising star. But not all is what it seems, and the pressure causes Noni to nearly fall apart - until she meets Kaz Nicol, a promising young cop and aspiring politician who's been assigned to her detail. Can Kaz's ...
Style: serious, sentimental, romantic, talky, light ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: pop star, music, musician's life, fall in love, talent, success, domineering mother, mother daughter relationship, musician, love and romance, couples, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mexico, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
 7K
The Rose (1979)
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: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: rise and fall, blues, ambition, music, addiction, musician's life, drugs/alcohol, rock, drug abuse, rock band, alcohol abuse, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
 2K
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
Plot: mental illness, boot camp, love affair, love and romance, romance, youth, prank, basic training, military life, teenage life, coming of age, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, year 1980
Place: california, north carolina, naples italy, connecticut, beirut lebanon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Forty Shades of Blue (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Russian woman living in Memphis with a much older rock-n-roll legend experiences a personal awakening when her husband's estranged son comes to visit.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, crumbling marriage, romance, couple relations, parents and children, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, immigrants, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: memphis, usa, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 16K
Country Strong (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Soon after the rising young singer-songwriter Beau Williams gets involved with a fallen, emotionally unstable country star Kelly Canter, the pair embark on a career resurrection tour helmed by her husband/manager James and featuring a beauty ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love, addiction, adultery, musician, van, infidelity, alcohol, bar, singer, paparazzi, biker, suicide ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas, austin texas, tennessee ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, suicide, coming of age, buddies, romance, social misfits, school, music, parents and children, high school life, teenage life, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: portland oregon, oregon, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Frank and Jack Baker are professional musicians who play small clubs. They play smaltzy music and have never needed a day job...
Style: sexy, serious, clever, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: jazz, nightclub, music, romance, musician's life, performer's life, liquor, success, love triangle, siblings relations, relationship vs career, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: sexuality, sex, musician, anger, actor, actor's life, romance, young lovers, urban, love, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Mo' Better Blues (1990)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Opens with Bleek as a child learning to play the trumpet, his friends want him to come out and play but mother insists he finish his lessons. Bleek grows into adulthood and forms his own band - The Bleek Gilliam Quartet. The story of Bleek's ...
Style: atmospheric, clever, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: jazz, music, friendship, love triangle, musician's life, urban, artists and showbiz, love and romance, womanizer, ego clash, couple relations, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 91
West of Here (2002)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Finding his only escape in music, Gil Blackwell (Josh Hamilton) decides to leave his monotonous business life in Boston when his cousin dies in a car accident. Gil ignores his father's disapproval and takes the family's antique truck for ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: car accident, truck, opposites attract, on the road, romance, starting over, road trip, teenage love, midlife crisis, hopes, love and romance, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, boston, san francisco, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 2K
The Song (2014)
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: serious, sentimental, realistic, uplifting, captivating
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, country, crumbling marriage, romance, rising to stardom, music, relationship vs career, hopes, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, introspection, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, year 1981, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 3K
Adam & Steve (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Follows two New York city couples -- one heterosexual and one gay who explore the peaks and the valleys of their respective relationships.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, feel good
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: gays and lesbians, love and romance, couples, couple relations, gay relationship, gay, laxative, buddies, romance, gender, one-night stand, friends ...
Time: contemporary, year 1987, year 2004
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.2
 197
Crystal Heart (1986)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A 22 year old man who has lived inside a crystal room because of a rare illness, meets an up and coming rock star, and the two fall in love.
Plot: concert, sex, overprotective mother, nightmare, music video, pool party, rock star, female nudity, dancing, pop singer, pen pal, tennis
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Liberty Heights (1999)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Anti-Semitism, race relations, coming of age, and fathers and sons: in Baltimore from fall, 1954, to fall, 1955.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: coming of age, high school, anti semitism, racism, americana, opposites attract, culture clash, human nature, rebelliousness, self discovery, interracial relations, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1950s, year 1955 ...
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 23K
Serena (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: North Carolina mountains at the end of the 1920s – George and Serena Pemberton, love-struck newly-weds, begin to build a timber empire. Serena soon proves herself to be equal to any man: overseeing loggers, hunting rattle-snakes, even saving a ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: empire, mountain, corruption, marriage, murder, sheriff, debt, hunting, crumbling marriage, couple relations, wilderness, ambition ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s
Place: north carolina, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.1
 1K
Sparkle (1976)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three sisters (Sister and the Sisters) from Harlem who become singers Sister (Lonette McKee) becomes involved with drugs and Sparkle ends up being the one who gets famous. This movie tells about how drugs ruined Sister's relationships and ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: girl group, singer, showbiz, musician's life, urban, performer's life, desire for fame, rising to stardom, siblings relations, nightlife, ambition, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
New York, I Love You (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: New York, I Love You delves into the intimate lives of New Yorkers as they grapple with, delight in and search for love. Journey from the Diamond District in the heart of Manhattan, through Chinatown and the Upper East Side, towards the Village, ...
Style: sexy, witty, semi serious, talky, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, taxi, artist, thief, couple relations, urban, fall in love, culture clash, city life, love and romance, couples, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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