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Filly Brown (2012)
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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 contract could be the ticket out for her struggling family. But taking the deal means selling out her talent and the true friends who helped her to the cusp of success.
Style: realistic, sincere, captivating, psychological, serious
Plot: hip hop, desire for fame, rising to stardom, ambition, moral dilemma, music, follow your dream, musician's life, radio dj, artists and showbiz, strong female presence, producer
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and sincere films with plots about artists and showbiz, ambition, music, musician's life, hip hop, desire for fame and follow your dream mostly in Drama, Music and Biography genres. Some movies like Filly Brown: Video Girl (2011), Grace Unplugged (2013), Instant Star (2004), Just Another Day (2009), Crazy Sexy Cool: The TLC Story (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Video Girl (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lorie Walker ( Meagan Good), attends a ritzy private school in a small southern town. Raised by her grandmother Valerie ( Ruby Dee), she often daydreams of becoming a professional dancer. After a chance meeting with a renowned music video director, ...
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, serious
Plot: desire for fame, ambition, dancer's life, small town, rise and fall, follow your dream, life is a bitch, celebrity culture, society, rivalry, couples, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Grace Unplugged (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A talented young singer and aspiring songwriter’s Christian faith and family ties are tested when she defies her worship-pastor father and pursues pop-music stardom in GRACE UNPLUGGED, a moving and inspiring new film that explores the true meaning ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, christian film ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, alabama, usa, birmingham alabama
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Instant Star (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Instant Star is a Canadian television program which aired from September 2004 to June 2008. The series starred Alexz Johnson as adolescent music competition winner Jude Harrison. The show chronicles Harrison's experience in the recording ...
Style: feel good, captivating, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: kids, teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, follow your dream, desire for fame, rising to stardom, ambition, aspiring singer, music, lifestyle, contests and competitions, love and romance, parents and children, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: canada
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100%
Just Another Day (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Follows a day in the life of two men living at either end of the music game. A successful rapper, A-Maze, is dealing with the pitfalls and trappings of his success and facing new challenges in the music business to get a check while the other, Young ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: music, musician's life, rivalry, crimes, desire for fame, ambition, artists and showbiz, showbiz, hip hop, graphic violence, violence, one day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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, serious, sincere, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: musician's life, rising to stardom, music band, artists and showbiz, ambition, hip hop, bankruptcy, music, musician, women, female musician, african american ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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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, sentimental ...
Plot: musician, family relations, ambition, musician's life, supportive spouse, twin brother, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, follow your dream, jazz, christian, family secret ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 50s, 60s, 1930s ...
Place: usa, alabama
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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, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: redemption, introspection, self discovery, musician's life, one more chance, ambition, showbiz, hip hop, celebrity culture, religions or cults, hopes, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Habana Blues (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Spain, Cuba, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Spanish record producers express interest in Cuban musicians Ruy and Tito, the longtime friends are faced with the prospect of leaving their loved ones behind. After years of hoping and dreaming, they've finally earned the opportunity to ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: ambition, musician's life, lifestyle, follow your dream, music band, friends, artists and showbiz, music, immigrants, musician, latin, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cuba, latin america, usa, havana cuba
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Know Thy Enemy (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Nemesis is the hottest rapper in rap's hottest city; Miami, the 305. But he has a little secret...he's not really a rapper. A record label discovers Nate's talent, and offers to make him a star, as a rapper. They create Nemesis, a Hip ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, entertaining, inspirational, disturbing ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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I Am Not a Hipster (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Things are not looking good for Brook, a young, talented singer/songwriter who has become the clichéd tortured artist. Slow to come to terms with the death of his mother, Brook is self-absorbed, aggressive, and the major obstruction to his own ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, atmospheric, touching ...
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Gloria (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Mexico
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Gloria never imagined that an audition for the music producer Sergio Andrade was going to change her life so drastically. King Midas not only brought her to stardom, but also to a dramatic story of love, heartbreak and betrayal. Based on the life ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional
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Time: 90s, 20th century
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53%
California Solo (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lachlan MacAldonich is a self-described “lazy Scotsman” and former guitar player for a once-popular 1990s rock band. No longer famous, he now lives a comfortably numb existence working on an organic farm outside Los Angeles. He drinks himself ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
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Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: serious, captivating, realistic, feel good
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Duration: 91 min.
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Battle of the Year (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music
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Style: realistic, exciting, captivating, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Battlefield America (2012)
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46%
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Beats (2019)
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Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, sincere, inspirational
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Tamla Rose (2013)
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Duration: 112 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Honey: Rise Up and Dance (2018)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: sincere, inspirational, captivating, romantic, entertaining
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Pure Country 2: The Gift (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Three angels bestow the gift of song to a young girl, who must follow a series of rules in order hold on to it during her rise to fame and fortune.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, sentimental, contemplative
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46%
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Fall to Rise (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A famous dancer is fired after an injury and thrust into the role of motherhood.
Style: emotional, psychological, serious, realistic, contemplative
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Drumline: A New Beat (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A girl from New York attends a college in Atlanta to join their once-famous marching band.
Style: exciting, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, rivalry, music band, musician's life, college life, music, ambition, youth, contests and competitions, follow your dream, love and romance, competition ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: sincere, uplifting, sentimental, touching, serious ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
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Duration: 118 min.
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Style: realistic, captivating, sincere, atmospheric, serious
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44%
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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: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere
Plot: prodigy, ambition, musician's life, rise to the top, against the odds, rising to stardom, lifestyle, youth, working class, teenage life, music, the beatles ...
Time: 60s, 50s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.1
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Beautiful Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Odessa is a beautiful girl addicted to the attention and money that being an adult film star brings. William, a lonely mechanic, has a crush on her, and she indulges his fantasy and leads him on. Thinking he can save her and help her find a normal ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, gloomy
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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42%
 4.1
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Body Language (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An hour before the five best Dutch dance crews fly to a contest in New York, the subsidized trip is cancelled. Five dancers from totally different crews don't want to give up their free plane ticket and go anyway. In New York they realize what ...
Style: exciting, serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: feel good, serious, touching, realistic, sentimental
Audience: family outing
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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42%
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B-Girl (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young female breakdancer, Angel, moves to Los Angeles after an attack by an ex-boyfriend nearly ends her dance career forever. B-Girl follows Angel through recovery and acceptance of a new life as she busts a move into the male-centric world of ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, touching
Audience: teens, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
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