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I Am Not a Hipster (2012)
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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 career success. His isolation is lifted when his three sisters and estranged father come to spread his mother’s ashes. Brook’s loving sisters have a magical effect on his anger and apathy, suggesting there may be hope for the misanthropic musician after all.
Style: sincere, touching, atmospheric, gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: music, rock, family relations, parents and children, artists and showbiz, family problems, urban, musician's life, siblings relations, estrangement, coping, twentysomething life
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, san diego california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about family relations, parents and children, family problems, estrangement, hopes, siblings relations and music mostly in Drama, Music and Biography genres. Some movies like I Am Not a Hipster: Filly Brown (2012), California Solo (2012), Song One (2014), Grace Unplugged (2013), The One I Wrote For You (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: captivating, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: ambition, moral dilemma, radio dj, musician's life, hip hop, follow your dream, music, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, rising to stardom
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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95%
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: touching, gloomy, realistic, sincere, serious
Plot: haunted by the past, immigrants, music, life is a bitch, down on your luck, estrangement, deportation, musician's life, society, introspection
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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Song One (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Estranged from her family, Franny returns home when an accident leaves her brother comatose. Retracing his life as an aspiring musician, she tracks down his favorite musician, James Forester. Against the backdrop of Brooklyn’s music scene, Franny ...
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, serious, exciting ...
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, romance, homecoming, fall in love, wooing, coping, estrangement, self discovery, rock, archaeologist, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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: realistic, touching, sentimental, serious
Plot: musician's life, church, religions or cults, once in a lifetime opportunity, music, parents and children, desire for fame, family relations, artists and showbiz, coming of age, teenage life, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: parents and children, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, ambition, tv show, contests and competitions, family relations, musician's life, family, hopes, music, reality tv
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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73%
Broken Bridges (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A fading country music star (Keith) returns to his hometown, where he reunites with his childhood sweetheart and also meets his 16-year-old daughter for the first time.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: unfulfillment, music, country, redemption, lovers reunited, starting over, human nature, haunted by the past, homecoming, artists and showbiz, family relations, romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
All the Light in the Sky (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: An insomniac actress is facing the waning days of her career, when her niece pays a visit to her Malibu house.
Style: gloomy, sincere, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: self discovery, midlife crisis, artists and showbiz, family relations, unfulfillment, actor's life, introspection, insomnia, beach house, global warming, bare breasts, female nudity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The Gospel (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young singer turns his back on God and his father's church when tragedy strikes. He returns years later to find the once powerful congregation in disarray. With his childhood nemesis creating a "new vision" for the church, he is ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, captivating
Plot: church, music, uninhibited rivalry, relationship vs career, artists and showbiz, musician's life, redemption, haunted by the past, r&b, family relations, lifestyle, homecoming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Where God Left His Shoes (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Frank, Angela, and their two children are evicted from their New York City apartment, they have no choice but to move into a homeless shelter. After a few difficult months, good news comes their way on Christmas Eve: a nearby housing project ...
Style: touching, gloomy, realistic, sincere, serious
Plot: job seeking, life is a bitch, urban, eviction, survival, family problems, ex athlete, coping, realism, down on your luck, family in crisis, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Georgia (1995)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Sadie looks up to her older sister Georgia, a successful folk singer who's happily married with children, but can't break out of the bar-band circuit and hit the big time she desperately covets. It's in part due to her attraction to ...
Style: talky, realistic, touching, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: music, addiction, dysfunctional family, estrangement, family relations, artists and showbiz, ambition, family life, folk, couples, musician's life, downfall ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Lullaby (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Estranged from his family, Jonathan (Hedlund) discovers his father has decided to take himself off life support in forty-eight hours’ time. During this intensely condensed period, a lifetime of drama plays out. Robert (Jenkins) fights a zero sum ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: unfulfillment, dealing with death, life is a bitch, mercy killing, estrangement, parents and children, siblings relations, death in the family, family problems, cancer, estranged family member, terminal illness
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.7
 635
Blondie (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three sisters, all adrift and in crisis, reunite at their childhood home as their domineering mother arranges a big birthday. But as the festivities come to an end, repressed conflicts rise to the surface. Old wounds are opened and a new family is ...
Style: realistic, touching, gloomy, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: family life, family problems, dysfunctional family, homecoming, estrangement, under the surface, parents and children, family gatherings, family relations, siblings relations, family in crisis, male nudity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Janie Jones (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A young girl who has been abandoned by her former-groupie mother informs a fading rock star that she is his daughter.
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, uplifting, realistic
Plot: rock star, family problems, musician's life, eccentric family, dysfunctional family, youth, self discovery, rock, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Two Gates of Sleep (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: After preparing for their mother's imminent death, two brothers go on an arduous upriver journey to honor her final request.
Style: touching, gloomy, serious, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: dealing with death, hopes, introspection, death in the family, last wish, family problems, family relations, siblings relations, journey, brother brother relationship, nature, death of mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.5
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About Sunny (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: As things unravel for a struggling single mother in Las Vegas, she must decide what she's willing to give up to get by.
Style: gloomy, touching, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: single parent, parents and children, down on your luck, drugs/alcohol, life is a bitch, family relations, family problems, working class, urban, society, moral dilemma, strip club ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Music Never Stopped (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Henry struggles to bond with his estranged son, Gabriel, who suffers from a brain tumor that prevents him from forming new memories. With Gabriel unable to shed the beliefs and interests that caused their physical and emotional distance, Henry must ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: generation gap, therapist, rock, estrangement, rehabilitation, terminal illness, human spirit, parents and children, introspection, treatment, redemption, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Archipelago (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Patricia (Kate Fahy) and her two children, young adults Edward (Tom Hiddleston) and Cynthia (Lydia Leonard), arrive for a break at a holiday cottage. As rain and wind lash against the windows, Patricia grows exasperated at the absence of her ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, serious, atmospheric
Plot: estrangement, parents and children, family in crisis, siblings relations, island, dysfunctional family, family relations, family gatherings, introspection, resort, family problems, hopes
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
A Day Late and a Dollar Short (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When irascible matriarch Viola Price learns that her next asthma attack will likely kill her, she is determined to fix her fractured family before she leaves this world.
Style: realistic, uplifting, touching, serious, emotional
Plot: parents and children, dysfunctional family, estrangement, aging, righting the wronged, elderly, drugs/alcohol, hopes, couples, family problems, unsupportive spouse, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: realistic, serious, atmospheric, sincere
Plot: hustler, prostitute, society, misfit, urban, lifestyle, fall in love, world, immigrants, love and romance, social misfits, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Light of Day (1987)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fox and Jett play a brother and sister who are lead performers in a rock band, The Barbusters, in Cleveland, Ohio. The sister, Patti Rasnick, is an unmarried mother and has a troubled relationship with her own mother, who is deeply religious. ...
Style: touching, captivating, sincere, serious, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: rock, cancer, music, artists and showbiz, siblings relations, unfulfillment, family relations, family in crisis, rising to stardom, music band, ambition, musician's life ...
Time: 80s
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 922
Liverpool (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France, Netherlands, Germany, Spain
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A sailor takes a short leave to visit his hometown and see if his mother is still alive.
Style: realistic, touching, gloomy, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: sailor, homecoming, alcohol abuse, estrangement, family problems, unfulfillment, parents and children, family relations, life is a bitch, hopes, winter, snow ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
I Used to Be Darker (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Taryn, a Northern Irish runaway, finds herself in trouble in Ocean City, MD, she seeks refuge with her aunt and uncle in Baltimore. But Kim and Bill have problems of their own: they’re trying to handle the end of their marriage gracefully for ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere
Plot: unfulfillment, couple relations, crumbling marriage, love and romance, couples, folk, family problems, looking for love, introspection, runaway
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, maryland, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.4
 107
Another House (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mathieu Roy's L’Autre maison is an intimate and powerful family drama featuring three generations of great Quebec Actors. Marcel Sabourin plays Henri Bernard, an 86 year-old man with a failing grip on reality. His sons, a jet setting middle ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, serious, touching ...
Plot: alzheimer's disease, parents and children, elderly, memory loss, estrangement, aging, dysfunctional family, family problems, siblings relations, family relations, drugs/alcohol, death of father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: artists and showbiz, drugs/alcohol, crimes, music, hip hop, rivalry, desire for fame, showbiz, musician's life, ambition, violence, rapper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Alex of Venice (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After her stay-at-home husband leaves her, a workaholic lawyer finds that she is not completely up to the tasks of caring for her young son, ailing father and household all by herself.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: starting over, ambition, drugs/alcohol, life turned upside down, relationship vs career, eccentric family, family problems, disorder, family life, breakup, single parent, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Of Boys and Men (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Robert Townsend stars as the patriarch of a family devastated when his wife is killed in a senseless auto accident. Reeling with grief, each family member must find courage and vision to carry on, ultimately eager to do the mother proud.
Style: serious, realistic, touching
Plot: family life, parents and children, family relations, siblings relations, dealing with death, family in crisis, coming of age, family problems, youth, accidental death, death of wife, grief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Piano Lesson (1995)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 1930's Pittsburgh, a brother comes home to claim "my half of the piano", a family heirloom; but his sister is not wanting to part with it. This is a glimpse of the conditions for African-Americans as well as some of the attitudes and ...
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: piano, african american, hopes, family relations, family in crisis, siblings relations, estrangement, introspection, disagreement, family life, family problems, family tradition ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Long Way Home (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Family members struggle to heal their emotional wounds after an incident of sexual abuse.
Style: realistic, touching, gloomy, sincere, serious ...
Plot: psychiatrist, teenager, parents and children, hopes, life is a bitch, domestic disturbance, suburbs, family problems, estrangement, family in crisis, family relations, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 482
Cook County (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a stint in prison, Sonny returns to his home in East Texas, determined to repair his relationship with his son. Standing in his way is his brother, who has turned the home into a crumbling meth lab (IMDb.com)
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: coming of age, family relations, hopes, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, drugs/alcohol, family in crisis, life is a bitch, addiction, redemption, estrangement, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Pandora's Box (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When an aging matriarch starts showing signs of dementia, her dysfunctional family in Istanbul must navigate a minefield of unresolved issues to care for her.
Style: captivating, realistic, gloomy, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, self discovery, youth, elderly, countryside, estrangement, aging, family problems, small town, coming of age, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%