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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: rock band, singer, music band, musician, gay, fame, aids, rise to the top, lgbt, musician's life, desire for fame, friendship between men, rock concert, prodigy, girlfriend, against the rules, rise and fall, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, betrayal, homosexual, song, cult figure, casanova, artists and showbiz, alcohol ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1970, year 1980, year 1985, year 1976, year 1975 ...
Place: england, britain, munich germany, edinburgh scotland, atlanta georgia, germany, rio de janeiro

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and captivating films with plots about musician's life, artists and showbiz, music, singer, musician, lifestyle and ambition mostly in Drama, Music and Biography genres. Some movies like Bohemian Rhapsody: Rocketman (2019), La Vie en Rose (2007), Sweet Dreams (1985), The Doors (1991), Your Cheatin' Heart (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Rocketman (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: UK, Canada, USA
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: pianist, gay sex, rock music, singer, coming out, gay slur, underwater, rock star, drug abuse, lgbt, time lapse photography, male male kiss ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s
Place: england
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 7.6
 78K
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, atmospheric, disturbing, based on true events, realistic ...
Plot: singer, musician's life, french, star, music, rising to stardom, fame, death, poverty, lifestyle, life is a bitch, legendary ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1950s, 1930s, 1960s ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, manhattan new york city, montmartre paris ...
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 7.1
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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: realistic, factual, atmospheric, captivating, touching ...
Plot: ambition, fame, country music, rising to stardom, musician's life, historical figure, love and romance, family problems, couples, tragic hero, desire for fame, celebrity culture ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, year 1959, 1950s ...
Place: west virginia, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 79K
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, fame, musician, drug abuse, star, mentally unstable, party, nervous breakdown, lsd, addiction, desire for fame ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1940s, year 1969 ...
Place: california, usa, paris france, miami, venice beach california ...
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100%
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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, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: country music, artists and showbiz, performer's life, relationship vs career, rising to stardom, musician's life, music, life is a bitch, rise and fall, new year, showbiz, remarry ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 33K
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, musician, psychotherapist, pop music, music, musician's life, power relations, addiction, artists and showbiz, doctors and patients, showbiz, drug abuse ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 80s, 60s, 90s ...
Place: usa, california, malibu california, new jersey
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 6.3
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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: rock star, audition, music band, music, heavy metal, ambition, success, artists and showbiz, musician's life, desire for fame, rising to stardom, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, pittsburgh, pennsylvania, seattle washington, new jersey
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 8.3
 342K
Amadeus (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music
Country: USA, France, Czechoslovakia, Italy
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, mozart, prodigy, envy, emperor, music, obsession, composer, uninhibited rivalry, rise and fall, desire for fame, bohemian life ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1820s, 1800s, 19th century ...
Place: austria, vienna, europe, italy, central europe
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100%
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: captivating, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: aids, rising to stardom, life is a bitch, music, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, ambition, friends, rock, rise to the top, musician's life, music band ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.7
 129K
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, civil rights, guilt, african american, music, musician, ambition, lifestyle ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, 50s ...
Place: usa, georgia, st. louis missouri, rome italy, seattle washington ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: paparazzi, gender bending, gays and lesbians, love and romance, desire for fame, unfulfillment, musician's life, rising to stardom, love affair, artists and showbiz, music band, addiction ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 80s, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, couple relations, musician's life, teenage life, music band ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 80s, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california
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 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: sincere, witty, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: prodigy, follow your dream, musician, aunt nephew relationship, musician's life, coming of age, adolescence, dysfunctional family, parents and children, hopes, rock and roll, aspiring musician ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s, 1940s
Place: liverpool, england, europe, new zealand, hamburg germany ...
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 5.8
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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, death, musician, rock star, music, musician's life, life is a bitch, showbiz, friends, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1960s, contemporary
Place: morocco, paris france, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: prodigy, mental illness, cello, musician, homeless, music, musician's life, life is a bitch, misfit, down on your luck, unlikely partners, rich and poor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 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: serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: reunion, friendship, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, rising to stardom, love and romance, music band, ambition, breakup, music, musician's life, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s, year 1976
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: touching, feel good, sentimental, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: blizzard, rags to riches, singer, star, disc jockey, price of fame, music, rock, tragic hero, friends, air disaster, showbiz ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.9
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Get on Up (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.
Style: realistic, captivating, inspirational, emotional, talky ...
Plot: music, friendship, artists and showbiz, musician's life, rising to stardom, desire for fame, ambition, showbiz, blind ambition, rise to the top, black man, creativity ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: usa, georgia, new jersey, boston
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47%
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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, humorous ...
Plot: nightclub, clubbing, punk, suicide, party, singer, rave, cocaine, hanging, musician, music, musician's life ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: england, europe, manchester, northern england, london
⇓ 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: captivating, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: gay, musician's life, music, prodigy, showbiz, lifestyle, rise and fall, gender, creator, ambition, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england
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47%
 6.5
 65K
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, show business, singing, african american, music band, love affair, showbiz, ambition ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: detroit, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: musician's life, rock, working class, prodigy, partners, against the odds, lifestyle, youth, friends, teenage life, rise to the top, music band ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: england, europe
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47%
 7.5
 100K
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, romantic, feel good, inspirational ...
Plot: orphan, prodigy, musician's life, music, hopes, lie, orphanage, dancing, musician, artists and showbiz, youth, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1995
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.7
 648
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: serious, touching, sentimental, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: music, singer, haunted by the past, religions or cults, r&b, society, lifestyle, self discovery, rock, career change, clergy, couples ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: georgia, usa, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.8
 215K
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, country music, marriage, music, accident, couple relations, rise and fall, rising to stardom, addiction, divorce, musician, performer's life ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 50s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, germany, memphis, arkansas, tennessee ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, uplifting, sincere ...
Plot: anti semitism, politics, music, society, ambition, lifestyle, music band, rise to the top, love and romance, human spirit, musician's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 30s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: germany, europe, warsaw poland, munich germany, berlin germany ...
⇓ 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, captivating, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Plot: seduction, jazz, jewish, painting, beach, composer, songwriter, alcohol abuse, pop star, singer, song, music ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 70s, 50s, 60s ...
Place: france, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 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, atmospheric ...
Plot: artist, addiction, singer, rise and fall, fashion, socialite, photographer, actor's life, fame, love, art, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, year 1964, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, musician's life, fame, rise and fall, celebrity culture, music band ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.8
 744
The Last Ride (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The final days of Hank Williams.
Style: serious, sincere, captivating, touching, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, friendship, fistfight, country music, ambition, friends, society, rise and fall, starting over, americana, lifestyle, human nature ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 2010
Place: usa, west virginia, ohio, alabama, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%