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Rags (2012)
 6.9
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Rags (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Rags follows the story of Charlie Prince, an orphan living with his acerbic and unloving stepfather and spoiled, simple-minded stepbrothers. Charlie's dream is to be a singer, and while he is vocally talented and can write music, he can't seem to catch a break. Kadee Worth, on the other hand, is the daughter of music mogul Reginald Worth and is an international pop phenomenon. While the world knows her as a glamorous superstar, she is secretly frustrated with singing other people's songs and wearing clothes other people choose for her. Kadee wants the world to hear and see her true talent. Despite every obstacle that gets thrown in their way, once Charlie and Kadee find one another, they each finally get what they have been looking for – a voice, a stage, an audience and each other.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: cinderella story, teenage love, youth, showbiz, ambition, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, orphan, love and romance, fall in love, hopes, social differences, unlikely couple, step siblings, desire for fame, musician's life, lifestyle, unsupportive parent, performer's life, mogul, father
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa

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Most similar movies to Rags

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about youth, teenage life, love and romance, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, ambition and high school mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Rags: Let It Shine (2012), A Cinderella Story (2004), Another Cinderella Story (2008), Elle: A Modern Cinderella Tale (2010), Spectacular! (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Cinderella Story: Once Upon a Song (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this modern telling of the classic tale, aspiring singer Katie Gibbs falls for the new boy at her performing arts high school. But Katie's wicked stepmother and stepsister are scheming to crush her dream before she can sing her way into his ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, pre-teens
Plot: cinderella story, cinderella, teenage love, teenage life, love and romance, artists and showbiz, follow your dream, youth, musician's life, family, hopes, orphan ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 3K
Let It Shine (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The film follows a shy, talented musician who pens romantic hip-hop verses only to stand idly by as they're delivered to the girl of his dreams by a proxy, his best friend. Made for Disney Channel movie/
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: hip hop, hip hop culture, rapper, teenage life, teenage love, lifestyle, follow your dream, ambition, performer's life, musician's life, dream come true, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
A Cinderella Story (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sam Montgomery is a tomboyish, unpopular girl at school. She has been text messaging a somebody named Nomad for a few months and he asks her to meet him at the Halloween dance at 11:00 in the middle of the dance floor. The only problem is, she must ...
Style: feel good, romantic, modern fairy tale, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, high school, teenage love, cinderella, fall in love, teenage life, romance, teenager, teen romance, happy ending, opposites attract, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Another Cinderella Story (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A guy who danced with what could be the girl of his dreams at a costume ball only has one hint at her identity: the Zune she left behind as she rushed home in order to make her curfew. And with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in front of him, he ...
Style: feel good, romantic, modern fairy tale, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, date night, pre-teens
Plot: cinderella story, high school, teenage love, cinderella, teenage life, school, love and romance, pop star, youth, singing, dancer, rags to riches ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Elle: A Modern Cinderella Tale (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Elle wants to be a singer/songwriter, but her dreams are cut short by the sudden death of her parents. She moves in with her adoptive uncle, who runs a small independent record label whose biggest act, Sensation, is also Elle's biggest pain.
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: cinderella story, teenage love, love and romance, follow your dream, youth, fall in love, teenage life, family relations, musician's life, ambition, artists and showbiz, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 2K
Spectacular! (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A high school choir is fading in popularity, as it continues to lose most of its' members one by one. A wannabe rock singer is convinced to join the choir, in hopes of winning the upcoming competition and cash prize.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: contests and competitions, youth, music, music band, rivalry, rock, ambition, performance, choir, contest, performer's life, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 32K
Camp Rock (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Mitchie gets a chance to attend Camp Rock, her life takes an unpredictable twist, and she learns just how important it is to be true to yourself.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: summer camp, love and romance, teenager, teenage boy, singing, cinderella story, teenage love, friends, fall in love, camp, musician's life, disney ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: china, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mitchie can't wait to go back to Camp Rock and spend the summer making new music with her friends and superstar Shane Gray. But the slick new camp across the lake, Camp Star, has drummed up some serious competition — featuring newcomers Luke ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: summer camp, teenage love, music band, teenage life, rivalry, camp, ambition, musician's life, friendship, friends, contests and competitions, underdog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.1
 14K
StarStruck (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jessica Olsen goes to Los Angeles with nothing more in mind that visiting her grandparents while her sister tries to meet Christopher Wilde. One night she meets Christopher Wilde. They go an an adventure around Los Angeles and start to like each ...
Style: romantic, light, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: celebrity, fall in love, opposites attract, couples, pop star, love and romance, love, happy ending, teenage life, school dance, youth, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, michigan, california, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 11K
Big Time Rush (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Four teenage friends move from Minneapolis to Los Angeles to form a potential chart-topping boy band after Kendall is inadvertently discovered by an eccentric record executive, Gustavo Rocque. As they seize this opportunity of a lifetime, these ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, sitcom, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music band, musician's life, rising to stardom, friends, boy band, buddies, athlete's life, love and romance, music, high school, teenage life, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a talent scout spots her performing with her dog Boi at a charity gala, Sharpay Evans sets off for the bright lights of NYC, convinced instant fame and fortune are in the bag. But theatre's a dog-eat-dog world. Fortunately, Sharpay also ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: showbiz, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, love and romance, actor's life, follow your dream, desire for fame, rivalry, disorder, musician's life, fish out of water, pets ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
High School Musical (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Troy (Zac Efron), the popular captain of the basketball team, and Gabriella (Vanessa Anne Hudgens), the brainy and beautiful member of the academic club, break all the rules of East High society when they secretly audition for the leads in the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: high school life, high school, teenage love, teenage life, happy ending, love and romance, friendship, sport team, family relations, music, couple relations, basketball ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, new mexico, albuquerque new mexico, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Cheetah Girls (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A four-member teen girl group named the Cheetah Girls go to a Manhattan High School for the Performing Arts and try to become the first freshmen to win the talent show in the school's history. During the talent show auditions, they meet a ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, showbiz, coming of age, high school, fashion, follow your dream, musician's life, rising to stardom, ambition, music band, lifestyle, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 8K
Joyful Noise (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: G.G. Sparrow faces off with her choir's newly appointed director, Vi Rose Hill, over the group's direction as they head into a national competition.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: teenage love, music band, follow your dream, musician's life, contests and competitions, rivalry, artists and showbiz, unlikely partners, underdog, odd couple, lifestyle, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
High School Musical 2 (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The East High Wildcats are ready to have the time of their lives. Troy (Zac Efron) is thrilled when he’s offered a job in a country club, but it’s all part of Sharpay’s (Ashley Tisdale) plot to lure him away from Gabriella (Vanessa Hudgens). ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: teenage love, high school life, love and romance, youth, ambition, country club, talent show, teenage life, buddies, follow your dream, romance, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Sunday School Musical (2008)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two competing groups of high school students must rally together and enter a song and dance competition in order to save their church from closing.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, church, follow your dream, lifestyle, music band, rivalry, friends, teachers and students, teenage love, ambition, save the day, choir ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
What a Girl Wants (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An American girl, Daphne, heads to Europe in search of the father she's never met. But instead of finding a British version of her bohemian mother, she learns the love of her mom's life is an uptight politician. The only problem now is ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, light, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, teen comedy, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, teenage girl, love and romance, shopping, daughter, father daughter relationship, social differences, fish out of water, american abroad, culture clash, teen romance, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, london, new york, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 16K
Fame (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An updated version of the 1980 musical, which centered on the students of the New York Academy of Performing Arts.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, emotional, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, music, teacher, teenage life, showbiz, high school life, follow your dream, desire for fame, youth, dream come true, dance school, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 12K
Geek Charming (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dylan Schoenfield is the pink princess of the upscale Los Angeles Woodlands Academy. She has the coolest boyfriend, the most popular friends, and a brand-new it bag that everyone covets. But when she accidentally tosses her Serge Sanchez bag into a ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, teenage life, popularity, youth, friends, love and romance, social relations, high school, high school life, friendship, peer pressure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: It's almost graduation day for high school seniors Troy, Gabriella, Sharpay, Chad, Ryan and Taylor ― and the thought of heading off in separate directions after leaving East High has these Wildcats thinking they need to do something ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: high school, teenage love, friendship, prom, high school hunk, high school life, love and romance, teenage life, buddies, couple relations, couples, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 6K
Jonas L.A. (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Jonas, previously promoted as "J.O.N.A.S.", is a Disney Channel Original Series created by Roger S. H. Schulman and Michael Curtis, starring the Jonas Brothers. The brothers appear as the "Lucas Brothers", the three members of ...
Style: feel good, not serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: siblings relations, teenage life, teenage love, lifestyle, love and romance, high school life, music band, artists and showbiz, youth, teenager, musician's life, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Cheetah Girls: One World (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Chanel, Dorinda, and Aqua, are off to India to star in a Bollywood movie. But when there they discover that they will have to compete against each other to get the role in the movie. Will the Cheetah's break up again?
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: rivalry, cinderella story, contests and competitions, hopes, rising to stardom, follow your dream, friendship, family life, love and romance, family, bollywood, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
True Confessions of a Hollywood Starlet (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A teen movie star attempts to overcome her addition to alcohol and salvage what's left of her career after passing out on the red carpet at her big Hollywood premiere and being sent to recover with her upbeat aunt in Indiana. Morgan Carter (Jo ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: rehabilitation, paparazzi, fame, starlet, love and romance, teenage life, small town life, showbiz, actor's life, famous, hollywood, aunt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 291K
Pitch Perfect (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: College student Beca knows she does not want to be part of a clique, but that's exactly where she finds herself after arriving at her new school. Thrust in among mean gals, nice gals and just plain weird gals, Beca finds that the only thing ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friends, music band, rivalry, young people, contests and competitions, female protagonist, youth, singing competition, student, performance, lifestyle, college life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 7K
Jump In! (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Story revolves around a young boxer, Izzy Daniels, who trains to follow in his father's footsteps by winning the Golden Glove. When his friend, Mary, however, asks him to substitute for a team member in a Double Dutch tournament, the young man ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, against the odds, human spirit, follow your dream, athlete's life, ambition, lifestyle, teenage life, contests and competitions, sport, rivalry, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
King of the Camp (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In order to win the heart of counselor Cindy Keyes, kitchen boy Will Cross comes to realize that becoming King of the Camp takes much more than beating tough guy Chase Gunn in a wake boarding competition.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: ambition, fall in love, teenage life, family, rivalry, love and romance, youth, contests and competitions, summer, camp, rock, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.3
 14K
Bandslam (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A high school social outcast and the popular girl bond through a shared love of music.
Style: humorous, semi serious, romantic, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenage love, rock band, music, friends, ambition, love and romance, teenager, hopes, rock, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new jersey, usa, california, texas, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Degrassi Goes Hollywood (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The gang travels to Los Angeles, California as they attempt to live out their dreams.
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, atmospheric, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, follow your dream, teenage love, music, rivalry, hopes, ambition, rock band, filmmaking, road trip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.9
 16K
Lemonade Mouth (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story follows five disparate high school students - Olivia, Mo, Charlie, Stella, and Wen who meet in detention. They realize they are destined to rock, and ultimately form a band that becomes a champion for students sidelined by the high school ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, entertaining
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, high school, youth, friends, artists and showbiz, music band, friendship, performance, young people, lifestyle, follow your dream, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
10%
The American Mall (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The executive producers of High School Musical keep the good times rolling with this upbeat musical comedy set in the one place every American teenager's home away from home - the local shopping mall. Ally (Nina Dobrev) is an optimistic ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, save the day, love and romance, rise to the top, teenage love, musician's life, lifestyle, youth, shopping mall, rising to stardom, teenage life, optimism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
10%