Movies like My Foolish Heart

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My Foolish Heart (2018)
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My Foolish Heart (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The last day of legendary jazz trumpeter Chet Baker.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: jazz, jazz club, musician's life, life, musician, legend, lifestyle, police detective, trumpet, jazz music
Time: year 1988
Place: amsterdam

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, entertaining, realistic and serious films with plots about lifestyle, life, musician, musician's life, relationships, love and romance and music mostly in Drama, Music and Biography genres. Some movies like My Foolish Heart: HeartLand Blues (2016), No Place Like Home (2006), Life Inside Out (2013), 'Round Midnight (1986), This Is Love (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
HeartLand Blues (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The story Follows Reid Morrison, a down and out musician who tries to escape his hometown mistakes and start over in New Orleans. Thinking the mistakes he has made will never be forgiven, he attempts to seclude himself from anything worth while. ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: blues, musician's life, confronting the past, dark past, dealing with the past, music, love affair, changing lives, new life, secret past, male female relationship, troubled past ...
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
No Place Like Home (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Jamaica, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Susan, a film producer from NYC, goes to Jamaica to shoot a shampoo commercial, she finds herself, through a series of unforeseen circumstances, drifting further and further away from the world she knows and into the life of the island, a ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: lifestyle, island, relationships, life, male female relationship, nightclub, reggae, writers, village life, rastafarian, beach resort, hammock ...
Place: new york, jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Life Inside Out (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a mother returns to her musical roots, she rediscovers the passion of her youth, and finds a way to connect with her troubled youngest son.
Style: sincere, captivating
Plot: family, teenage son, family relations, female protagonist, teenager, lifestyle change, relationships, mother son relationship, musician, musician's life, music, songwriter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
'Round Midnight (1986)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Inside the Blue Note nightclub one night in 1959 Paris, an aged, ailing jazzman coaxes an eloquent wail from his tenor sax. Outside, a young Parisian too broke to buy a glass of wine strains to hear those notes. Soon they will form a friendship that ...
Style: gloomy, sentimental, touching, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: jazz, alcohol abuse, friendship, music, addiction, bittersweet, friends, human nature, drug abuse, showbiz, comeback, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1930s, 1960s, 60s ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Vico C: The Life Of A Philosopher (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Puerto Rico
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A biographical film based on the story of the singer, songwriter and pioneer of urban music in Spanish. From his humble beginnings until his jump to international fame. The harsh experiences of a warrior of life that changed the perspective of music ...
Style: captivating
Plot: rising to stardom, musician, life, musician's life, family problems, social problems, direction and purpose, star trek, talent, music, drugs, talented ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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This Is Love (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Set in Vietnam and Germany, This Is Love centers on Chris and the nine-year-old Jenjira on the run from the mafia. Together with his friend Holger, Chris bought the young Vietnamese girl's freedom from human traffickers – without actually ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: forced prostitution, sex trafficking, criminal, mafia, deep cleavage, bare breasts, sex slave, sex slavery
Place: bangkok thailand, thailand
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53%
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Nina (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of the late jazz musician and classical pianist Nina Simone including her rise to fame and relationship with her manager Clifton Henderson.
Style: captivating, touching, serious, thought provoking, controversial ...
Plot: jazz, ambition, musician's life, love affair, racism, rising to stardom, discrimination, society, music, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: With guidance from their mother, five siblings overcome humble beginnings to form the renowned gospel group the Clark Sisters.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: gospel, female singer, faith, family relations, musician's life, aspiration, love and romance, music, relationships, women, black people, direction and purpose ...
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50%
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The Tic Code (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A 10 year old gifted boy wants to be a jazz pianist much to the chagrin of his more classical oriented piano instructor. With his mother's help, he is an underage regular at a local nightspot, where he is teamed up with a sax superstar. Both ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, contemplative, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: jazz, disability, music, family problems, power relations, lifestyle, misfit, artists and showbiz, musician's life, coming of age, youth, prodigy ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
One Day in a Life (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: One Day in a Life is a 2008 Italian drama film directed by Stefano Tummolini. It entered the "Venice Days" section at the 65th Venice International Film Festival.
Style: captivating, sincere
Plot: beach, gay, friendship, society, rich and poor, lifestyle, life, social relations, relationships, nude beach, hiv positive, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.7
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Sugar Daddy (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a struggling musician can't afford her rent, she signs up for a website where rich older men pay to date younger women. Her new money-making venture sends her down a dark rabbit hole that forces her to grow up fast, shaping her music, and ...
Style: suspense, captivating, entertaining
Plot: money problems, musician, financial problem, life is a bitch, musician's life, one night stand, relationship problems, connection, social issues, male female relationship, music, society ...
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Deflowering of Eva van End (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The ugly duckling of a fraught middle-class household has her life turned upside-down by the arrival of a handsome German exchange student, in this caustic, absurdist satire of petit-bourgeois family life from Dutch director Michiel ten Horn. (TIFF)
Style: sincere, captivating
Plot: coming of age, loss of virginity, lifestyle, family, exchange student, relationships, foreign exchange student, family relations, girl, teenage girl, school
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Moment in June (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Set in Thailand, between April-June 1999, 'A Moment In June' is a story of the fusion of six lives, a song that links them together, a hope of the second chance that might never come and a moment they all need to make a life-changing ...
Style: sincere, captivating
Plot: second chance, male female relationship, lifestyle, love story, love interest, hopes, life, romantic rivalry, relationships, love affair, love and romance, romance ...
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
One Perfect Day (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Tommy Matisse, a gifted musician, undertakes an odyssey of self-discovery and tragedy in Melbourne's dance music scene.
Style: realistic, psychological, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Plot: musician's life, self discovery, couples, addiction, redemption, nightclub, lifestyle, prodigy, romance, artists and showbiz, drug abuse, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, australia, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Everyday Is Like Sunday (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Everyday Is Like Sunday is a comedy/drama aiming the lens at post-collegiate characters stuck between their imminently-ending youth and impending adulthood. The film follows Mark, Jason, and Flora, as they realistically attempt to pull themselves ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, mumblecore
Plot: self discovery, grownups, youth, depression, identity crisis, lifestyle, young people, life, drinking alcohol, musician, dating, job interview ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
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Love Me Do (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A director decides to make a film about an old friend, musician, who died from drugs years ago and became known to the general public after his death. The present and the past confused in the mind of the director and the influences in his work.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: producer, musician, rock singer, autobiography, celebrity, star, belch, car bomb, symbolism, cultural icon, camera
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Day We Died (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Film about the events surrounding the terrorist attacks in Copenhagen on February 14th and 15th 2015.
Plot: security guard, shooting, police officer, documentary filmmaker
Time: year 2015
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 365
Wild Hearts (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Bob Hart, a widowed police detective trying to raise a rebellious teenage daughter, inherits a Montana horse ranch, he jumps at the opportunity to leave Los Angeles for the open range. Soon after arriving, Bob accepts the position as county ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Angel (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Angelica "Angel" Holst was a celebrated rockstar in the 80's but since then her fame and popularity has faded. Now it's time to step back into the spotlight - but to reach the top again she needs media attention and the question ...
Style: realistic, not serious, captivating, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: musician's life, ambition, lifestyle, desire for fame, infidelity, rising to stardom, dishonesty, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, couples, down on your luck, pop star ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
My Salinger Year (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, Ireland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A college grad takes a clerical job working for the literary agent of the renowned, reclusive writer J.D. Salinger.
Style: captivating, sincere, psychological
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.6
 258
Neon Heart (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Taking us on a journey into the minds and souls of three people, the film is a kaleidoscopic exploration of sexuality, desire and disability. Feature debut by Laurits Flensted-Jensen. The director, who graduated as a documentary director from the ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: drug addict, teenage boy, hooliganism, rehabilitation, down syndrome, porn star, social issues, social relations, life, social problems, lifestyle, society ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
My Brother's Keeper (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two very different brothers: Gregor (32) and Pietschi (30). Whereas one is reliable and committed, the other is spontaneous and aimless. Gregor is married and is a good doctor; Pietschi in contrast is something of a ladies’ man and a hedonist. ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: sibling relationship, family, sibling, lifestyle change, romancing partners, romantic relationship, problem solving, character change, lifestyle, ex couple relations, brother, changing lives ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.7
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Muslum (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The movie is about the legendary Turkish "soul singer" Müslüm Gürses. Born into a poor family, Muslum found his redemption in music from the initial trauma that lingered over his musical and personal life as internalizing the grief. He ...
Style: psychological, captivating
Plot: singer, lifestyle, rising to stardom, tragic past, musician's life, historical figure, life is a bitch, social relations, dysfunctional family, musician, celebrity, troubled past ...
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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A Beautiful Soul (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An R&B singer snagged by the trappings of superstardom loses his way and turns his back on his church and faith-filled beginnings. Tragedy strikes, leaving a chance for redemption in its wake. But with rebirth, first comes death.
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: self discovery, redemption, introspection, one more chance, musician's life, religions or cults, showbiz, lifestyle, hip hop, ambition, hopes, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
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Bird (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Saxophone player Charlie Parker comes to New York in 1940. He is quickly noticed for his remarkable way of playing. He becomes a drug addict but his loving wife Chan tries to help him.
Style: atmospheric, factual, stylized, based on true events, gloomy ...
Plot: jazz, heroin, music, drug abuse, addiction, self destructing, lifestyle, ambition, musician's life, downfall, showbiz, tragedy ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1940s, 1950s, 40s
Place: usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Raoul Wallenberg Tragic Hero or Agent 103? (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 720 min.
Story: Raoul Wallenberg born 1912 Stockholm is send to Budapest 1944 July. His job is to save Jewish from Holocaust, his methods are non conventional. January 1945 arrested by Russians at Budapest Siege. Man who saved lives never returns home.
Style: captivating, queer cinema, avant garde
Plot: historical figure, life, salvation, holocaust, arrested, saving a life, gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, truth
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.7
 29
Hugues (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Hugues is an actor but does not want to play anymore. He took refuge with Serge, his companion, in the house where he grew up. Micheline, a director, insists that he go back on stage. Serge gives him an ultimatum: it’s him or the room.
Style: entertaining, captivating
Plot: actor, lifestyle, life, actor's life, spectacle, frisbee, nudism, nudist, naked in public, wound, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Taste of Life (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: What does life taste of? For joyful Nikki the answer is clear: of pleasure. Delightfully she enjoys this at every possible occasion, as she drives through the country looking for people and their stories for her video-blog.
Style: captivating
Plot: erotica, sex scene, road trip, ordinary people, life, travel, society, lifestyle, relationships, man wearing glasses, undressing, ejaculation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.0
 577
Hell (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, captivating, gloomy
Plot: lifestyle, introspection, materialism, youth, love and romance, fall in love, nightlife, shopping, troubled youth, slut, abortion, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.6
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Beat (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of writer William Seward Burroughs and his wife.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, writer's life, lifestyle, addiction, drug abuse, celebrity culture, adultery, murder, alcohol abuse, rebel, rebellion ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 40s, 1950s
Place: new york, mexico, usa, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%