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Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
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Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Singer Freddie Mercury, guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and bass guitarist John Deacon take the music world by storm when they form the rock 'n' roll band Queen in 1970. Hit songs like "Killer Queen", "Bohemian Rhapsody", "We Are the Champions" and "We Will Rock You" become instant classics. When Mercury's increasingly wild lifestyle starts to spiral out of control, Queen soon faces its greatest challenge yet – finding a way to keep the band together amid the success and excess.
Style: inspirational, touching, rough, sexy, based on true events, tragic ending
Plot: singer, aids, rock band, fame, music band, gay, musician, rise to the top, lgbt, friendship between men, prodigy, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, rise and fall, musician's life, rock concert, girlfriend, against the rules, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, betrayal, homosexual, song, cult figure, casanova, guitarist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1970, year 1980, year 1976, year 1975, year 1985 ...
Place: england, britain, atlanta georgia, edinburgh scotland, munich germany, germany, rio de janeiro

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sentimental films with plots about musician's life, artists and showbiz, singer, musician, music, lifestyle and singing mostly in Drama, Music and Biography genres. Some movies like Bohemian Rhapsody: Sweet Dreams (1985), The Doors (1991), Rocketman (2019), Love & Mercy (2014), La Vie en Rose (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sweet Dreams (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Lange stunningly portrays Patsy Cline, the velvet-voiced country singer who died in a tragic plane crash.
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic, macabre ...
Plot: ambition, fame, country music, artists and showbiz, hopes, celebrity culture, desire for fame, love and romance, air disaster, relationship vs career, crumbling marriage, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, year 1961, year 1958 ...
Place: west virginia, virginia
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 7.2
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The Doors (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The story of the famous and influential 1960's rock band and its lead singer and composer, Jim Morrison.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, factual, surreal ...
Plot: music band, singer, musician, fame, drug abuse, star, mentally unstable, nervous breakdown, party, addiction, self destructing, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1940s, year 1971 ...
Place: california, usa, new mexico, venice beach california, miami ...
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 7.7
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Rocketman (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story of Elton John's life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.
Style: flamboyance
Plot: lgbt, singer, costume, stadium, suicide attempt, coming out, male protagonist, name change, recording session, stage fright, drugs, man with glasses ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s
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100%
 7.4
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Love & Mercy (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The life of reclusive and eccentric Beach Boys songwriter and musician Brian Wilson.
Style: serious, emotional, factual, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: mental illness, psychotherapist, pop music, musician, music, musician's life, power relations, addiction, artists and showbiz, doctors and patients, showbiz, drug abuse ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 80s, 70s, 90s ...
Place: usa, california, malibu california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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La Vie en Rose (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, UK, Czech Republic
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A swirling, impressionistic portrait of an artist who regretted nothing, writer-director Olivier Dahan's La Vie en Rose stars Marion Cotillard in a blazing performance as the legendary French icon Edith Piaf. From the mean streets of the ...
Style: touching, uplifting, captivating, realistic, biting ...
Plot: french, singer, musician's life, childhood, loss of loved one, cabaret, death, accident, poverty, manager, blindness, performer ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1940s, 1950s, 1930s ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, normandy, manhattan new york city ...
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Amadeus (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music
Country: USA, France, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 160 min.
Story: The incredible story of genius musician Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told in flashback by his peer and secret rival Antonio Salieri – now confined to an insane asylum.
Style: stylized, captivating, inspirational, clever, atmospheric ...
Plot: musician's life, prodigy, envy, emperor, music, mozart, obsession, composer, uninhibited rivalry, rise and fall, desire for fame, rivalry ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1820s, 1800s, 19th century ...
Place: austria, vienna, europe, italy, central europe
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Cazuza: Time Doesn't Stop (2004)
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: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: aids, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, music band, friends, lifestyle, musician's life, rock, rebellion, music, life is a bitch, addiction ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro
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 7.7
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Ray (2004)
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: captivating, sincere, sentimental, emotional, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, pianist, jazz, addiction, heroin, musician, african american, guilt, music, ambition, lifestyle, blues ...
Time: 30s, 70s, 20th century, 60s, 50s ...
Place: usa, georgia, seattle washington, houston texas, st. louis missouri ...
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Why Do Fools Fall in Love (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In the mid-80s, three women (each with an attorney) arrive at the office of New York entertainment manager, Morris Levy. One is an L.A. singer, formerly of the Platters; one is a petty thief from Philly; one teaches school in a small Georgia town. ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: showbiz, music, rise and fall, rising to stardom, addiction, ambition, musician's life, teenage life, celebrity culture, couple relations, artists and showbiz, music band ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, 50s, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california
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52%
 7.1
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Nowhere Boy (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The drama tells the story of Lennon's teenage years and the start of his journey to becoming a successful musician. The story also examines the impact on his early life and personality of the two dominant females in his childhood
Style: touching, witty, sincere, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: prodigy, musician, musician's life, follow your dream, coming of age, aunt nephew relationship, dysfunctional family, hopes, parents and children, aspiring musician, adolescence, childhood ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s, 1940s
Place: liverpool, europe, england, hamburg germany, new zealand ...
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Stoned (2005)
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: rock, drug abuse, rock star, musician, death, music, life is a bitch, musician's life, showbiz, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, music band ...
Time: 1960s, contemporary
Place: paris france, morocco, munich germany
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Telstar: The Joe Meek Story (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Set against a backdrop of early 60's London, Telstar is the story of the world's first independent record producer, Joe Meek. A maverick genius who enjoyed phenomenal success with Telstar - the biggest selling record of it's time - ...
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: gay, musician's life, ambition, rise and fall, gender, showbiz, lifestyle, creator, prodigy, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, music ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, london
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 6.7
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The Soloist (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Los Angeles journalist befriends a homeless Juilliard-trained musician, while looking for a new article for the paper.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: prodigy, mental illness, musician, homeless, music, life is a bitch, musician's life, misfit, rich and poor, down on your luck, unlikely partners, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
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Rock Star (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, inspirational, entertaining, melancholic ...
Plot: audition, rock star, music, heavy metal, ambition, success, drugs/alcohol, desire for fame, rising to stardom, overnight success, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh, seattle washington, new jersey
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The Buddy Holly Story (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A film about the life and career of the early rock and roll star.
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, serious, humorous ...
Plot: blizzard, rags to riches, disc jockey, star, singer, price of fame, music, friends, addiction, ambition, showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, new york
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24 Hour Party People (2002)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1976, Tony Wilson sets up Factory Records and brings Manchester's music to the world.
Style: stylized, clever, witty, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: nightclub, clubbing, punk, suicide, cocaine, hanging, rave, singer, party, musician, music, dysfunctional character ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 80s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: manchester, england, europe, northern england, london
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48%
 7.0
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Two of Us (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this purely fictional story, Paul McCartney drops by The Dakota to visit John Lennon in 1976. Paul is still on top of the music world, reaching #1 with his new band, Wings. John, however, has retired from public life, choosing to raise his son, ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, touching, serious, humorous ...
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Time: 90s, year 1976
Place: new york, usa
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48%
 7.5
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Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A drama with fairy tale elements, where an orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, inspirational, romantic ...
Plot: orphan, prodigy, musician's life, music, hopes, lie, orphanage, dancing, musician, artists and showbiz, youth, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
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47%
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Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A film about the early life of the rock musician and his burgeoning career as a member of the Beatles.
Style: captivating, realistic, sincere, serious
Plot: against the odds, lifestyle, music, artists and showbiz, twentysomething life, rise to the top, rising to stardom, youth, friends, ambition, teenage life, music band ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: europe, england
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Little Richard (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of Little Richard Penniman, from his poor Southern upbringing to dealing with the trials and tribulations of being a Black singer in the 1950s, to his born-again phase and brief "retirement" from rock and roll.
Style: uplifting, captivating, serious, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: music, singer, religions or cults, career change, clergy, rock, musician's life, couples, self discovery, lifestyle, society, haunted by the past ...
Time: 40s, 50s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: georgia, usa, sydney australia
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47%
Worried About the Boy (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In 1980 young George O'Dowd baffles his parents with his love of frocks and make-up and moves into a squat with kindred spirit Peter, who dresses as Marilyn Monroe and calls himself Marilyn. They make a splash at Steve Strange's trendy ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, flamboyance
Plot: lifestyle, rise and fall, anti conformity, drug abuse, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment, love and romance, rising to stardom, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, gender, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: london, england
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47%
 7.9
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Walk the Line (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins.
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, emotional, road movie ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 1960s, 60s, 50s, 70s, 80s ...
Place: usa, germany, arkansas, memphis, tennessee ...
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 6.5
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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: emotional, sentimental, melancholic, inspirational, serious ...
Plot: singer, manager, performer's life, fame, backstage, singing, show business, african american, music band, ambition, showbiz, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: detroit, usa, los angeles
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47%
 6.4
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Factory Girl (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the mid-1960s, wealthy debutant Edie Sedgwick meets artist Andy Warhol. She joins Warhol's famous Factory and becomes his muse. Although she seems to have it all, Edie cannot have the love she craves from Andy, and she has an affair with a ...
Style: serious, factual, melancholic, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: artist, addiction, singer, rise and fall, fashion, socialite, fame, photographer, actor's life, love, art, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, year 1971, year 1970 ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, arc de triomphe paris ...
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47%
The Harmonists (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Comedian Harmonists tells the story of a famous, German male sextet, five vocals and piano, the "Comedian Harmonists", from the day they meet first in 1927 to the day in 1934, when they become banned by the upcoming Nazis, because three of ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: anti semitism, politics, music, musician's life, human spirit, friends, ambition, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, love and romance, music band, lifestyle ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, budapest, warsaw poland ...
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46%
 5.8
 736
The Last Ride (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The final days of Hank Williams.
Style: captivating, touching, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, friendship, fistfight, country music, country singer, starting over, ambition, americana, countryside, coming of age, country, hopes ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 2010
Place: usa, west virginia, ohio, virginia, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A glimpse at the life of French singer Serge Gainsbourg, from growing up in 1940s Nazi-occupied Paris through his successful song-writing years in the 1960s to his death in 1991 at the age of 62.
Style: atmospheric, touching, realistic, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: jazz, seduction, jewish, painting, alcohol abuse, pop star, composer, beach, songwriter, song, singer, music ...
Time: 60s, 40s, 70s, 20th century, 50s ...
Place: france, europe, tokyo
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45%
Your Cheatin' Heart (1964)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story of the country and western singer Hank Williams.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: country music, rising to stardom, remarry, new year, alcohol abuse, showbiz, lifestyle, rise and fall, artists and showbiz, music, life is a bitch, musician's life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
That Thing You Do! (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.
Style: humorous, sentimental, sincere, light, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: music, showbiz, recording studio, drummer, ambition, rising to stardom, friendship, fame, musician's life, rise and fall, celebrity culture, music band ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Brothers of the Head (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the 1970s a music promoter plucks Siamese twins from obscurity and grooms them into a freakish rock'n'roll act. A dark tale of sex, strangeness and rock music.
Style: touching, offbeat, clever, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: couples, siblings relations, love and romance, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, sexual relations, perversion, twins, friends, family relations, musician's life, showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, usa, europe, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%