Movies like The Oscars

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The Oscars (2018)
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The Oscars (2018)
Genre: Music
Country: USA
Duration: 187 min.
Story: The 90th Annual Academy Awards ceremony, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, celebrates the film industry's biggest achievements for the year 2017.
Style: feel good, serious, captivating, entertaining, realistic, disturbing
Plot: awards show, award ceremony, award, reward, actor, star, celebrity, cinema, show, actress, movie star, movie business, film industry, movie actor, movie actress, movie studio, film producer, jet ski, ceremony

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Most similar movies to The Oscars

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, captivating, serious and feel good films with plots about artists and showbiz, music, ambition, musician's life, showbiz, musician and lifestyle mostly in Music, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like The Oscars: Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming (2010), Phil Spector (2013), The Queen of Spain (2016), The Taqwacores (2010), The Sandy Bottom Orchestra (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Chance Harris looks to find a balance between his school, work, relationships and opportunity to perform at the nationally televised step competition during homecoming weekend at Truth University.
Style: captivating, serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, dancing, dance, dancer's life, college, rivalry, college life, contests and competitions, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, student life, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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95%
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Phil Spector (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A drama centered on the relationship between Phil Spector and defense attorney Linda Kenney Baden while the music business legend was on trial for the murder of Lana Clarkson.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, controversial, based on true events
Plot: showbiz, legal, courtroom, courtroom drama, artists and showbiz, lawyers and clients, murder, scandal, prosecution, husband wife relationship, violence against women, interview ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 20th century, 1940s ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
The Queen of Spain (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 128 min.
Story: After her experiences in Nazi Germany, actress Macarena Granada traveled to Hollywood, where she became a star. In the 1950s, the diva returns to Francoist Spain to star a Hollywood blockbuster about Queen Isabella I of Castile. (A sequel to “The ...
Style: semi serious, entertaining, realistic, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: actor's life, play within film, actress, movie business, filmmaking, love and romance, homesickness, political unrest, movie star, spanish civil war, film within a film, kingdom ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 567
The Taqwacores (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three years in the making, this feature documentary follows the progression of the Muslim Punk scene: from its imaginary inception in a novel written by a white-convert named Michael Muhammad Knight to a full-blown, real-life scene of Muslim punk ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, thought provoking, uplifting ...
Plot: lifestyle, rebelliousness, college life, social misfits, fighting the system, student life, moral dilemma, punk, society, youth, rock, islam ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pakistan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Sandy Bottom Orchestra (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The young-adult novel by Garrison Keillor and Jenny Lind Nilsson gets a lively update in this Showtime feature about an unusual family in Sandy Bottom, Wisconsin. The Greens share musical aspirations, but daughter Rachel (Madeline Zima), a talented ...
Style: feel good, sincere, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, musician's life, culture clash, family life, dull life, supportive spouse, performer's life, family relations, orchestral, music, music conductor, choir ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Protecting the King (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sex, drugs and violence--they're all part of the job when you're protecting The King of Rock & Roll. And when you're only 16, the on-the-job training comes in ways that can't be taught in school. The story of David ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: on the road, lifestyle, ambition, celebrity culture, drug abuse, showbiz, teaching the ways of the world, artists and showbiz, musician's life, rock, fame, elvis presley ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 ⇓
53%
 5.7
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Filly Brown (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: “Majo” Tonorio, a.k.a. Filly Brown, is a raw, young Los Angeles hip-hop artist who spits from the heart. When a sleazy record producer offers her a crack at rap stardom, Majo faces some daunting choices. With an incarcerated mother, a record ...
Style: realistic, captivating, sincere, psychological, serious
Plot: desire for fame, rising to stardom, ambition, moral dilemma, artists and showbiz, musician's life, radio dj, hip hop, music, follow your dream, strong female presence, producer
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Fierce (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Poland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Talent and passion for music can take one to the very top. On the way, however, there are going to be showbiz traps.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, captivating
Plot: rising to stardom, music, price of fame, aspiration, musician, desire for fame, dream, talent, follow your dream, teenage girl, talented, ambition ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Taylor Swift: The 1989 World Tour - Live (2015)
Genre: Music
Country: Australia
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Taylor delivers the concert event of the year. Filmed at Sydney's ANZ Stadium in front of 76,000 fans, The 1989 World Tour - Live captures the excitement and energy of the hottest pop star in the world. Filled with great music, an electrifying ...
Style: concert film, feel good, light, entertaining, visually appealing
Plot: pop music, singer, pop culture, concert, pop star, pop singer, dancer, female protagonist, song, dancing, modern dance, music ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Identical (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: During the Great Depression, identical twins are separated at birth. One, Drexel Hemsley becomes a wildly successful '50s rock star, while the other, Ryan Wade, struggles to balance his passion for music and pleasing his parents, who want him ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, touching, exciting ...
Plot: twins, musician, ambition, musician's life, supportive spouse, family relations, artists and showbiz, jazz, follow your dream, rising to stardom, twin brother, family secret ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 30s, 60s, 40s ...
Place: usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Tensions rise when the trailblazing Mother of the Blues and her band gather at a Chicago recording studio in 1927. Adapted from August Wilson's play.
Style: suspense, uplifting, rough, serious, based on true events
Plot: blues, black american, stuttering, fired from the job, street life, bigger dreams, pianist, musician, female protagonist, african american, promise, racism ...
Time: 1920s
Place: chicago illinois, washington d.c., detroit, georgia, memphis ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Life Is Not a Fairytale: The Fantasia Barrino Story (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the Lifetime® movie, THE FANTASIA BARRINO STORY: LIFE IS NOT A FAIRYTALE, a single teenage mother overcomes all odds - sexual abuse, poverty and illiteracy - by relying on her spectacular singing voice. She ultimately gains national prominence ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, uplifting
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, singing competition, cinderella story, ambition, rising to stardom, youth, life is a bitch, single parent, society, artists and showbiz, human spirit, sexual abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Inside Daisy Clover (1965)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A girl on the road to stardom fights the dehumanizing effects of Hollywood life.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, coming of age, family relations, human nature, ambition, lifestyle, rising to stardom, overnight success, actor's life, rise and fall, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, year 1936
Place: california, usa, los angeles, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Tony Bennett: An American Classic (2006)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Tony Bennett: An American Classic was an Emmy Award-winning television special celebrating the life of musical icon Tony Bennett on the occasion of his 80th birthday. Directed by Rob Marshall (Memoirs of a Geisha, Chicago), it charts Bennett’s ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, atmospheric
Plot: jazz, musician's life, artists and showbiz, show tunes, concert, music, singer, tribute, performer's life, music band, jazz music, singing ...
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Battle of the Year (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A down-on-his-luck coach is hired to prepare a team of the best American dancers for an international tournament that attracts all the best crews from around the world, but the Americans haven't won in fifteen years.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: lifestyle, ambition, dancer's life, rivalry, contests and competitions, power relations, artists and showbiz, underdog, athlete and trainer, dancing, music, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus (1973)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Johnny Cash appears in and narrates this version of the story of Jesus' life, death and resurrection.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, realistic, serious, biblical
Plot: country, unfulfillment, heroes, ambition, society, music, hopes, righting the wronged, religions or cults, evangelist, virgin mary, new testament ...
Time: ancient history
Place: middle east, holy land, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Ruby's Bucket of Blood (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Louisiana juke joint owner loses her star entertainer and hires a white singer to fill in.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: white male black female relationship, interracial relations, racism, blues, dangerous attraction, social differences, love and romance, couples, family problems, discrimination, society, romance ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The After Party (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When an aspiring rapper goes viral for the wrong reasons, he thinks his career is sunk. But a wild party gives him one more chance to make it right.
Style: absurd, not serious, entertaining, idiotic, feel good ...
Plot: best friends, interracial friendship, hip hop, bad reputation, internet, best friend, viral video, rapper, party, rap star, humour, direction and purpose ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 6K
Sparkle (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Musical prodigy, Sparkle (Jordin Sparks) struggles to become a star while overcoming issues that are tearing her family apart. From an affluent Detroit area and daughter to a single mother (Whitney Houston), she tries to balance a new romance with ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: musician's life, family relations, ambition, rising to stardom, lifestyle, desire for fame, music band, abusive husband, artists and showbiz, family problems, showbiz, star ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, michigan, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 7K
Respect (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The rise of Aretha Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom.
Style: captivating, uplifting, touching, inspirational, factual ...
Plot: showbiz, female singer, celebrity, soul music, pop singer, african american, rising to stardom, fame, musician's life, righting the wronged, fight for justice, star ...
Time: 70s, 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Rose of the Rascal (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Finland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The life of Irwin Goodman, a Finnish singer.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, captivating
Plot: celebrity, musician, friendship, rags to riches, friendship between men, music industry, alcohol abuse, singer, restaurant, television show, alcohol, tv show ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Salsa (1988)
Genre: Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Fatherless barrio Puerto Rican Rico is a menial car mechanic by day, but lives for the nights, when he dances and dates hot dancing girls, cockily convinced the title of Salsa king in fancy nightclub La Luna's upcoming contest is to be his. He ...
Style: feel good, captivating, semi serious, realistic
Plot: music, lifestyle, society, ambition, contests and competitions, latin, power relations, rise to the top, rivalry, fall in love, rich and poor, working class ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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King of Salsa (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The rise and fall of salsa singer, Héctor Lavoe (1946-1993), as told from the perspective of his wife Puchi, who looks back from 2002.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, disturbing, sentimental
Plot: dancing, artists and showbiz, musician's life, ambition, showbiz, music, lifestyle, romance, drug abuse, life is a bitch, rise and fall, salsa ...
Time: 70s, 60s
Place: new york, usa, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Crazy Sexy Cool: The TLC Story (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: TLC's humble beginnings in Atlanta quickly led to an unprecedented rise to fame in the 1990's as one of the world's most talented, celebrated and highest-selling female groups of all time. Through very public and high profile success, ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rising to stardom, musician's life, music band, ambition, artists and showbiz, hip hop, bankruptcy, music, r&b, strong female presence, woman
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
 261
Restless City (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Tells the story of an African immigrant surviving on the fringes of New York City where music is his passion, life is a hustle and falling in love is his greatest risk.
Style: atmospheric, contemplative, realistic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: immigrants, city life, society, music, social misfits, fall in love, love, hustler, couples, rivalry, misfit, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 5K
Lisbon Story (1994)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Germany, Portugal
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lisbon Story is Wim Wender’s homage to Lisbon and films. A sound engineer obtains a mysterous postcard of a friend who at the moment is filming a film in Lisbon. He sets out across Europe to find him and help him.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: filmmaking, movie business, romance, artists and showbiz, showbiz, couple relations, amusement park, musician, filmmaker, road trip, film making, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: portugal, lisbon portugal, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Recorded live, this special honors fivenew performer category inductees: Bon Jovi, The Cars, Nina Simone, The Moody Blues and Dire Straits.
Plot: awards show, red carpet, gala, ceremony, rock and roll, rock
Time: 2010s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Bollywood Calling (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: India
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An alcoholic, cancer-ridden American film-maker decides to produce a Bollywood movie.
Style: captivating, semi serious, realistic, humorous, parody
Plot: filmmaking, actor's life, culture clash, fish out of water, showbiz, society, misfit, bollywood, love, film industry, artists and showbiz, unemployment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The One I Wrote For You (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: THE ONE I WROTE FOR YOU follows a songwriter who defers his dreams to support his family. He gets a second chance when his 10-year-old daughter, Gracie, secretly enters his name into a song writing contest/reality show. Fourteen original songs help ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: musician's life, rising to stardom, family relations, ambition, family, hopes, contests and competitions, tv show, parents and children, music, artists and showbiz, reality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%