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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: aids, rock band, singer, fame, musician, music band, rise to the top, gay, lgbt, friendship between men, girlfriend, prodigy, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, rise and fall, musician's life, rock concert, homosexual, cult figure, casanova, against the rules, song, betrayal, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1970, year 1976, year 1985, year 1980
Place: england, britain, edinburgh scotland, 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 artists and showbiz, musician's life, music, singer, lifestyle, musician and ambition mostly in Drama, Music and Biography genres. Some movies like Bohemian Rhapsody: Sweet Dreams (1985), The Doors (1991), Love & Mercy (2014), La Vie en Rose (2007), Cazuza: Time Doesn't Stop (2004). 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, realistic, semi serious, macabre ...
Plot: ambition, country music, fame, love and romance, performer's life, air disaster, unfulfillment, rising to stardom, crumbling marriage, couple relations, desire for fame, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, year 1958, year 1961 ...
Place: west virginia, virginia
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100%
 7.2
 77K
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: atmospheric, surreal, stylized, serious, rough ...
Plot: singer, music band, drug abuse, domestic violence, musician, cocaine, fame, nervous breakdown, party, hallucination, airplane, poetry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1940s, year 1970 ...
Place: california, usa, new mexico, paris france, venice beach california ...
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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, pop music, musician, psychotherapist, music, power relations, musician's life, showbiz, addiction, doctors and patients, artists and showbiz, drug abuse ...
Time: 1960s, 80s, 20th century, 70s, 90s ...
Place: usa, california, malibu california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 77K
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, manager, death, cabaret, accident, poverty, national anthem, song ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1910s, 1960s, 1950s ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, montmartre paris, normandy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: serious, emotional, realistic, captivating
Plot: aids, life is a bitch, music, rising to stardom, rise to the top, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, rock, rebellion, friends, against the rules, musician's life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america
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57%
 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: witty, sincere, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: prodigy, musician, musician's life, follow your dream, coming of age, dysfunctional family, hopes, parents and children, aspiring musician, adolescence, childhood, friendship ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s, 1940s
Place: liverpool, england, europe, new zealand, hamburg germany ...
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In His Life: The John Lennon Story (2000)
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: music, rising to stardom, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, music band, partners, teenage life, musician's life, ambition, twentysomething life, friends, prodigy ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: england, europe
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48%
 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, serious, sincere, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, heroin, jazz, pianist, overdose, rags to riches, disability, addiction, cocaine, businessman, civil rights, mistress ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, 50s ...
Place: usa, georgia, st. louis missouri, houston texas, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: humorous, serious, captivating, realistic, touching ...
Plot: friendship, reunion, friends, music, celebrity culture, unfulfillment, ambition, musician's life, rock, love and romance, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom ...
Time: 90s, year 1976
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, music band, showbiz, recording studio, drummer, ambition, rising to stardom, friendship, rise and fall, fame, musician's life, celebrity culture ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: sentimental, serious, realistic, flamboyance
Plot: anti conformity, urban, gender, paparazzi, music band, love affair, musician's life, gender bending, drug abuse, addiction, rise and fall, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 80s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: serious, touching, realistic, captivating
Plot: gay, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians, prodigy, ambition, rise and fall, showbiz, gender, lifestyle, creator, musician's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
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Rock Star (2001)
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, inspirational, entertaining, melancholic ...
Plot: audition, rock star, music, heavy metal, ambition, success, music band, lifestyle, rising to stardom, overnight success, artists and showbiz, desire for fame ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh, seattle washington, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.7
 634
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: sentimental, touching, uplifting, captivating, serious ...
Plot: music, singer, rising to stardom, rock, clergy, career change, society, lifestyle, musician's life, couples, self discovery, religions or cults ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: georgia, usa, sydney australia
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47%
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: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, dramatic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: showbiz, drug abuse, music, addiction, music band, human nature, rise and fall, lifestyle, teenage life, couples, musician's life, fall in love ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 80s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, captivating, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: jazz, seduction, jewish, painting, composer, beach, songwriter, pop star, alcohol abuse, song, singer, music ...
Time: 50s, 90s, 80s, 20th century, 60s ...
Place: france, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: realistic, humorous, serious, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: price of fame, rags to riches, star, disc jockey, blizzard, music, music band, tragic hero, rock, ambition, lifestyle, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: texas, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Daydream Believers: The Monkees' Story (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 2000, VH-1 produced the television biopic Daydream Believers: The Monkees' Story. In 2002, the movie was released on DVD, and featured both commentaries and interviews with Dolenz, Jones and Tork. The aired version did differ from the DVD ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Plot: artists and showbiz, overnight success, experimenting, media, music band, ambition, rock, lifestyle, showbiz, desire for fame, performer's life, daydreamer ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
24 Hour Party People (2002)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
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Style: stylized, clever, witty, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: nightclub, clubbing, punk, suicide, musician, rave, singer, party, cocaine, hanging, music, life changing experience ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: manchester, england, europe, northern england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: sincere, serious, captivating, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: country music, rising to stardom, showbiz, rise and fall, alcohol abuse, new year, lifestyle, country, artists and showbiz, performer's life, music, musician's life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: realistic, serious, flamboyance
Plot: rock, drug abuse, rock star, musician, death, showbiz, life is a bitch, music, musician's life, blues, unfulfillment, friends ...
Time: 1960s, contemporary
Place: munich germany, morocco, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.5
 98K
August Rush (2007)
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, musician, artists and showbiz, youth, romance, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Great Balls of Fire! (1989)
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: realistic, feel good, serious, entertaining, harsh ...
Plot: rise and fall, religious fundamentalism, cousin cousin relationship, train, music, celebrity culture, unfulfillment, love and romance, artists and showbiz, musical tour, couple relations, rising to stardom ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, music band, love affair, showbiz, ambition, desire for fame ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: detroit, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Man in the Mirror: The Michael Jackson Story (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Chronicles the rise and fall of pop king Michael Jackson.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: rise and fall, celebrity culture, rising to stardom, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, music, musician's life, lifestyle, showbiz, performer's life, ambition, fame ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.9
 211K
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
Plot: musician's life, marriage, country music, music, accident, couple relations, rise and fall, rising to stardom, addiction, divorce, musician, loss of sibling ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 50s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, germany, memphis, arkansas, tennessee ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: anti semitism, politics, music, musician's life, human spirit, society, lifestyle, love and romance, friends, artists and showbiz, rise to the top, music band ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: germany, europe, munich germany, warsaw poland, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
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Selena (1997)
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, sincere, serious, emotional ...
Plot: elopement, singer, rise and fall, music, relationship vs career, couple relations, interracial relations, parents and children, unfulfillment, rising to stardom, performer's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 20K
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, realistic ...
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, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, arc de triomphe paris ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.9
 25K
La Bamba (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Biographical story of the rise from nowhere of singer Ritchie Valens whose life was cut short by a plane crash.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: death, mexican american, marital rape, dying young, musician's life, music, latin, youth, opposites attract, young lovers, lifestyle, society ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%