Movies like Folk Hero & Funny Guy

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Folk Hero & Funny Guy (2016)
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Folk Hero & Funny Guy (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two artistically inclined childhood friends, a comedian and a folk-rocker respectively, set out on a tour together in hopes of regaining their "mojo" and finding love in the process.
Style: funny, captivating, entertaining
Plot: country singer, comedian, road trip, music, musician, friendship, friends, help, musician's life, tour, dj, drunk, moustache, friend, promiscuous man, stand up comedian, stage performance

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, humorous, realistic and semi serious films with plots about music, musician's life, musician, friends, friendship, artists and showbiz and lifestyle mostly in Comedy, Drama and Music genres. Some movies like Folk Hero & Funny Guy: Somebody's Life (2014), Roadies (2016), Life, Death and Mini-golf (2004), Intimate Lighting (1965), Ana (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Somebody's Life (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Argentina
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A decade after the disappearance of his best friend and musical partner, Guille receives the offer from a label to finally release an album that never saw the light of day. His friend Pablo tries to help him overcome loss and grief, and release the ...
Style: captivating, sincere
Plot: musician, friendship, disappearance, loss of friend, missing person, music band, musician's life, music, rock band, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friends, relationships ...
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Roadies (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An insider's look at the reckless, romantic, funny, and often poignant lives of a committed group of "roadies," who live for music and the de facto family they've formed along the way.
Style: sincere, inspirational, light, romantic, funny ...
Plot: friends, on the road, rock band, tour, music band, glory, rock music, teamwork, desire for fame, musician's life, rising to stardom, road trip ...
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Life, Death and Mini-golf (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When rock star Kent Ramsey kills himself, his friends, family members and bandmates gather together to deal with issues old and new ... and play a few rounds of golf.
Style: captivating, psychological, grunge, gothic
Plot: suicide, funeral, musician's life, music, relationships, relationship problems, music band, life & death, musician, suicide note, lawn mower, barn ...
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Intimate Lighting (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Taking his young city girlfriend along for the trip, a man visits old musical friends in a country village for a string quartet rehearsal.
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: villa, classmate, small town, funeral, musician, musician's life, music, village life, village, culture clash, fish out of water, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, czech republic
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Ana (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Puerto Rico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ana meets Rafa in a chance encounter and they embark on a road trip to try and save him from bankruptcy, or worse.
Style: captivating, humorous, sincere, realistic
Plot: road trip, friendship, journey, illegal gambling, save the day, bankruptcy, unlikely friendships, gas station, used car salesman, natural disaster
Place: puerto rico
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The Wedding Weekend (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of guys who sang together in a college a cappella group reunite 15 years later to perform at a friend's wedding and discover how their lives have progressed -- and in some cases regressed -- since their college heyday.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, touching ...
Plot: friendship, wedding, music band, college, romance, music, lifestyle, reunited friends, group of friends, weekend, reunion, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Warning: Parental Advisory (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of the 1985 Senatorial hearings to place "Warning: Parental Advisory" labels on music albums with "obscene" lyrics and themes - and the rockers who tried to fight it.
Style: captivating
Plot: musician, censorship, music industry, senator, satire, political activist, singer, fighting the system, political unrest, musician's life, political intrigue, rock music ...
Time: 80s
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Krush Groove (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Russell Walker is a young, successful manager of rap performers, handling acts for the Krush Groove label, including Run-DMC and The Fat Boys. When Run-D.M.C. has a hit record and Russell needs more money to press more copies, he borrows it from a ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: hip hop, showbiz, loan, friends, artists and showbiz, music band, lifestyle, rising to stardom, ambition, desire for fame, musician's life, music ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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Green Book (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA, China
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Tony Lip, a bouncer in 1962, is hired to drive pianist Don Shirley on a tour through the Deep South in the days when African Americans forced to find alternate accommodations and services due to segregation laws below the Mason-Dixon Line relied on ...
Style: uplifting, road movie, captivating, feel good, funny ...
Plot: friendship, interracial friendship, racism, road trip, journey, racial prejudice, friend, driver, blacks and whites, racial slur, musician, pianist ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1962, 2010s, 20th century
Place: bronx new york city, southern usa, america, pittsburgh, ohio ...
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 7.4
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Begin Again (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A long lost music producer finds a singer-songwriter right about the moment he has given up all hope on life.
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, romantic, lyrical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: music, musician's life, musician, city life, coping, father daughter relationship, female singer, relationships, follow your dream, love story, betrayal, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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40%
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, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: showbiz, recording studio, music, music band, drummer, ambition, rising to stardom, friendship, celebrity culture, fame, musician's life, rise and fall ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh, illinois, los angeles ...
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Forever My Girl (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After being gone for a decade, a country star returns home to the love he left behind.
Style: romantic, touching, melancholic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: country singer, second chance, happy ending, illegitimate child, fiancee, glory, wedding day, father daughter relationship, couple relations, father son relationship, guitar playing, playing guitar ...
Place: new orleans, berlin germany, london, nashville tennessee
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37%
Lisa Lampanelli: Take It Like a Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Called "Comedy's Lovable Queen of Mean" (New York Times) and "Howard Stern on estrogen" (Toronto Star), Lisa Lampanelli is the insult comic for a new generation. Now, with a onehour special airing on Comedy Central, she ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, funny ...
Plot: comedian, adult humor, stand up comedian, humour, bad taste humour, ethnic humor
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37%
The Commitments (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Jimmy Rabbitte, just a tick out of school, gets a brilliant idea: to put a soul band together in Barrytown, his slum home in north Dublin. First he needs musicians and singers: things slowly start to click when he finds three fine-voiced females ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating ...
Plot: irish, soul music, musician, friendship, profanity, star, audition, singer, backstage, blues, music, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe
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The Cat and the Moon (2019)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Nick comes to New York to temporarily live with a jazz musician friend of his late father's named Cal while his mom is in rehab. During his time in the city, he befriends a group of kids who show him what New York has to offer.
Style: captivating, unusual plot structure, psychological, contemplative, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: 18 year old, friendship, teenage boy, male camaraderie, love triangle, musician, loss of father, drug dealer, teenager, african american, black american, underage drinking ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
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For the Boys (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: With the help of the singer and dancer Dixie Leonhard US-Entertainer Eddie Sparks wants to bring some fun to the soldiers during World War II. Becoming a perfect team they tour from North Africa to the Pacific to act for "the boys". Later ...
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: world war two, concert, dancer, entertainer, vietnam war, friendship, music, artists and showbiz, profanity, couples, friends, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: vietnam, europe, korea, asia, england ...
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SoulBoy (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: 1974. Amidst power cuts, strikes and boot-boy aggro on the football terraces, Joe McCain is bored of a life that's going nowhere. Enter hair-dresser Jane: blonde, beautiful, and moving to the beat of a whole new world of sound, movement and ...
Style: humorous, contemplative, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Plot: nightlife, society, coming of age, youth, friendship, lifestyle, unfulfillment, music, buddies, soul music, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Orchestra Class (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A violinist looks to inspire his students at a challenging music school.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, captivating, entertaining
Audience: chick flick
Plot: violin, teacher student relationship, musician's life, disciple, life is a bitch, music teacher, instructor, society, music, talented, mentor
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33%
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Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Recently dumped by his girlfriend, underachiever Alex (O'Nan) embarks on an impromptu road trip with his new bandmate, the eccentric Jim (Michael Weston). By channeling their inner children and giving a new meaning to the term ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, light, entertaining ...
Plot: musician's life, introspection, odd couple, direction and purpose, partners, self discovery, down on your luck, cross country, artists and showbiz, music, unsuccessful, folk ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
One for the Road (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three octogenarians set out on a trip in order to fulfill the dying wish of a lifelong friend, in spite of the disapproval of their families and the limitations of their advanced age. Along the way, they find themselves embroiled in a series of ...
Style: sincere, humorous, satirical, captivating
Plot: elderly, last wish, elderly man, escapades, wish come true, desire, bucket list, travel, satire, wish fulfillment, friendship, friends ...
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32%
Blame It on the Night (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When his unmarried mother dies, custody of 13-year-old Job is assumed by his alleged father, Chris, whom he has never seen. Job is an enthusiastic cadet at a military academy, and Chris turns out to be a top-grossing rock star who removes Job from ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, emotional, sexual
Plot: rock star, musician's life, coming of age, artists and showbiz, music, unfulfillment, ambition, military life, parents and children, rock, family life, officers and cadets ...
Time: 80s
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32%
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Half Moon (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Austria, France, Iran, Iraq
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mamo, an old and legendary Kurdish musician living in Iran, plans to give one final concert in Iraqi Kurdistan. After seven months of trying to get a permit and rounding up his ten sons, he sets out for the long and troublesome journey in a derelict ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Plot: on the road, follow your dream, musician's life, world, self discovery, social relations, against the rules, human rights, composer, golden years, society, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iraq, middle east, iran, kurdistan, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Hard Core Logo (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bruce Macdonald follows punk bank Hard Core Logo on a harrowing last-gasp reunion tour throughout Western Canada. As magnetic lead-singer Joe Dick holds the whole magilla together through sheer force of will, all the tensions and pitfalls of life on ...
Style: talky, humorous, captivating, intense, clever ...
Plot: reunion, on the road, music, rock music, music band, artists and showbiz, musician's life, friends, ambition, satire, existentialism, punk ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, los angeles, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Garage Days (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young garage band in Sydney, is trying to make it big in Australia.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, absurd, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, rock music, lifestyle, friends, music band, musician's life, love and romance, coming of age, loneliness, artists and showbiz, buddies, cliche ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
My Friend's Rubber Ducky (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two old college buddies, Joseph and Oliver, reconnect over drinks, eventually arguing about an unpaid film school debt. Joseph demands the $5,000, unsuccessfully, and then locks Oliver in a closet. He convinces his girlfriend, Mauve, and stoner ...
Style: captivating, light, entertaining, funny
Plot: friendship, friends, female blackmailer, conflict between friends, blackmail, relationships, male female relationship, debt, kidnapping, tai chi
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30%
Sweet and Lowdown (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A comedic biopic focused on the life of fictional jazz guitarist Emmett Ray. Ray was an irresponsible, free-spending, arrogant, obnoxious, alcohol-abusing, miserable human being, who was also arguably the best guitarist in the world.
Style: semi serious, realistic, tragicomedy, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician, jazz, infidelity, music, love and romance, musician's life, nightlife, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, fall in love, actress, guitar ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Get Ready to Be Boyzvoiced (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Norway
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mockumentary which follows an up-and-coming three-man boyband which suffers a Milli Vanilli inspired media storm just before the release of their first album. Their only hope is to get their act together before the HitAwards Norwegian music awards ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, captivating, parody
Plot: boy band, rising to stardom, musician's life, music band, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, ambition, rehearsal, music, tour, friends, media sensation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Schultze Gets the Blues (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Schultze is an accordion player and newly without work. When the local music club celebrates its 50th anniversary, his taste of music changes unexpectedly.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, melancholic, road movie ...
Plot: friendship, blues, small town, retirement, music, musician's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, small town life, terminal illness, fall in love, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, germany, europe, usa, southern usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Give My Regards to Broad Street (1984)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Having written the music and screenplay for this film, Paul McCartney also plays himself in the leading role. When the mastertape of McCartney's latest album is misplaced, he must discover its whereabouts in less than 24 hours or else risk ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: gangsters, rock, heist, musician's life, music, lifestyle, ambition, artists and showbiz, showbiz, friends, rock music, actor playing himself ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Heart of No Place (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music, War
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Inspired by the life and work of Yoko Ono; The Heart of No Place began as an answer to a "trade war"-era rumor and evolved into a rumination on the economy; culture and how one generation has dealt with its losses in a world at once ...
Style: sincere, captivating
Plot: art, the beatles, death, music, performance, musician, love and romance, musician's life, hiv, hiv aids, conspiracy, love ...
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29%