Movies like Adventures of Power

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Adventures of Power (2008)
 5.9
 2K
Adventures of Power (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In his quest to become the world's greatest air-drummer, a small-town dreamer must overcome obstacles and ridicule to save the day.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, captivating, offbeat, cult film
Plot: youth, contests and competitions, against the odds, musician's life, working class, underdog, on the road, family relations, parents and children, follow your dream, hopes, artists and showbiz, farce, small town life, social misfits, rivalry, rock music, father son relationship, drums, protest, music, rock, misfit, ambition, mine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, new mexico, usa, new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and not serious films with plots about artists and showbiz, music, ambition, musician's life, rivalry, music band and youth mostly in Comedy, Music and Drama genres. Some movies like Adventures of Power: Joyful Noise (2012), A Mighty Wind (2003), Authors Anonymous (2014), The Rocker (2008), Dance Flick (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: teenage love, contests and competitions, musician's life, rivalry, music band, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, unlikely partners, ambition, chorus girl, youth, odd couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.2
 26K
A Mighty Wind (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In "A Mighty Wind", director Christopher Guest reunites the team from "Best In Show" and "Waiting for Guffman" to tell tell the story of 60's-era folk musicians, who inspired by the death of their former manager, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, lyrical ...
Plot: musician, reunion, singer, folk singer, music, showbiz, music band, love and romance, satire, lovers reunited, musical tour, talented ...
Time: 21st century, 60s, 20th century, contemporary, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Authors Anonymous (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a dysfunctional group of unpublished writers accept Hannah into their fold, the last thing they expect is her overnight success. Can these lovable misfits achieve their artistic dreams and avoid killing one another in the process?
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, overnight success, follow your dream, writer's life, misfit, ambition, couples, friendship, blind ambition, hopes, society, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.2
 37K
The Rocker (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Rob "Fish" Fishman is the drummer in '80s hair metal band Vesuvius. He's unceremoniously booted as the group signs a big record deal, is out of the music world for 20 years - and then receives a second chance with his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: music, heavy metal, youth, music band, teenage life, drums, musician's life, rock, ambition, desire for fame, drummer, groupie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 80s, 2000s
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 3.5
 12K
Dance Flick (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Street dancer, Thomas Uncles is from the wrong side of the tracks, but his bond with the beautiful Megan White might help the duo realize their dreams as they enter in the mother of all dance battles.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hip hop, parody, contests and competitions, youth, dancer's life, teenage love, love and romance, lifestyle, follow your dream, ambition, rivalry, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.1
 270K
School of Rock (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Fired from his band and hard up for cash, guitarist and vocalist Dewey Finn finagles his way into a job as a fifth-grade substitute teacher at a private school, where he secretly begins teaching his students the finer points of rock 'n' ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, kids
Plot: teacher, music band, rock band, teachers and students, rock music, music, musician, school, idealism, contests and competitions, fish out of water, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: rivalry, hip hop, music band, musician's life, college life, music, ambition, contests and competitions, youth, follow your dream, love and romance, competition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.2
 603
Humble Pie (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: At nearly 400 pounds, Tracy Orbison is a wide target. When he sets out to pursue his dream of acting, the grocery clerk finds an assortment of people waiting to dash his dreams. Through it all, Tracy remains irrepressibly upbeat, convinced he's ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Plot: follow your dream, rise to the top, optimism, teenage love, social misfits, family relations, society, love and romance, youth, physical appearance, parents and children, humble ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Dealin' with Idiots (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Faced with the absurd competitiveness surrounding his son's youth league baseball team, Max Morris, a famous comedian, decides to get to know the colorful parents and coaches of the team better in an attempt to find the inspiration for his next ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: family relations, baseball, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz, parents and children, social relations, writer's life, ambition, baseball team, little league, father son relationship, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.4
 6K
Killing Bono (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Neil and Ivan McCormick, two Irish brothers who attempt to become rock stars but can only look on as their high school friends U2 become the biggest band in the world.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: rivalry, desire for fame, follow your dream, friends, teenage life, ambition, teenage boy, brother brother relationship, music band, celebrity culture, band, rock ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Down and Out with the Dolls (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The raunchy, spunky tale of the rise and fall of an all-girl rock band from Portland, Oregon.
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: punk, buddies, partners, ambition, music band, artists and showbiz, friendship, showbiz, lifestyle, rise and fall, best friends, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.4
 940
Answer This! (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Brilliant trivia whiz Paul Tarson is great at answering little questions but horrible at answering the big ones – like what’s he going to do after grad school? When his father withdraws his funding, Paul is forced to confront his future and much ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, captivating
Plot: college, bar, contests and competitions, rivalry, college life, family relations, youth, goofy hero, introspection, adolescence vs adulthood, university, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.5
 165
Mangus! (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Mangus Spedgwick suffers an unforeseen tragedy that causes him to lose the role of Jesus in his high school's production of Jesus Christ Superstar, he fights with all he's got to get back the part, and carry on the family tradition.
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, small town, follow your dream, hopes, youth, redemption, on the road, teenage life, society, religions or cults, disability, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
 12K
One Chance (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This film follows the remarkable and inspirational true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night.
Style: uplifting, feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: ambition, musician's life, lifestyle, against the odds, self fulfillment, follow your dream, cinderella story, couples, audition, opera, tv show, underdog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: venice, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Garfunkel and Oates (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Garfunkel and Oates stars Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci as both themselves and their musical comedy alter-egos, "Garfunkel and Oates," following the pair as they try to expand the reaches of their meager celebrity. Well-known on the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, musician's life, music band, music, friends, folk, comedian, society, rivalry, best friends, strong female presence, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 33K
Drumline (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A fish-out-of-water comedy about a talented street drummer from Harlem who enrolls in a Southern university, expecting to lead its marching band's drumline to victory. He initially flounders in his new world, before realizing that it takes more ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: rivalry, music, underdog, college life, prodigy, rise to the top, music band, follow your dream, musician's life, youth, young heroes, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: harlem, georgia, usa, atlanta georgia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 2.6
 2K
Siren (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: She seems like your ordinary overweight middle-aged wife & mom except her dream of being a rock star still weighs heavy on her soul, "they" say she can't do it, watch her transform and over come life's brutal obstacles to ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, uplifting, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: against the odds, musician's life, follow your dream, ambition, lifestyle, underdog, friends, rock, strong female presence, hopes, music band, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.4
 691
Bait Shop (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Its Barbershop for Rednecks. Bill is a bait shop owner who has to make a balloon payment of $15,000 or else the bank will close his shop. Unable to make the payment from the proceeds of the shop, Bill must compete in the annual Bass Tournament, ...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Plot: rivalry, save the day, contests and competitions, bait, family business, workplace, ambition, friends, store, working class, small town, fishing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Electric Apricot (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Electric Apricot is a spoof of jam bands centered around the band, Electric Apricot, in the style of "This Is Spinal Tap"
Style: humorous, cynical, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: music, filmmaking, disorder, friends, on the road, rock, music band, lifestyle, performer's life, partners, holy grail, musician's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Naked Brothers Band: The Movie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When a famous band called the Silver Boulders break up, Nat and Alex Wolff go into depression.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, exciting ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: youth, artists and showbiz, musician's life, music band, family life, family relations, family, desire for fame, music, buddies, lifestyle, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, humorous, semi serious
Plot: musician's life, music, direction and purpose, odd couple, self discovery, introspection, partners, siblings relations, cross country, unsuccessful, down on your luck, folk ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: "This Is Spinal Tap" shines a light on the self-contained universe of a metal band struggling to get back on the charts, including everything from its complicated history of ups and downs, gold albums, name changes and undersold concert ...
Style: cult film, humorous, cynical, satirical, witty ...
Plot: music band, heavy metal, party, music, musician, satire, cult, singer, success, pianist, musical tour, fame ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Loins of Punjab Presents (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: India
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A ruthless philantrophist. A bhangra rapper. An over-protected prodigy. A reckless actress. A lovelorn businessman. An entrepreneurial yogi. And a Loin King. Enter a roller-coaster world of seven strangers whose lives collide during a singing ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, offbeat
Plot: immigrants, bollywood, ambition, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, hotshot hero, hip hop culture, indian lead, music, hip hop, punjab ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, new jersey, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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David Brent: Life on the Road (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A camera crew catches up with David Brent, the former star of the fictional British series, "The Office" as he now fancies himself a rockstar on the road.
Style: realistic, not serious, witty, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: desire for fame, artists and showbiz, music, follow your dream, obsession, tour, down on your luck, disorder, on the road, office, unfulfillment, band ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.8
 1K
Get Crazy (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Mega-promoter Colin Beverly plans to sabotage the New Year's 1983 concert of small-time operator Max Wolfe. Wolfe's assistants Neil Allen and Willie Loman find romance while trying to save the drugs, violence, and rock and roll from ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: new year's eve, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, musician's life, conspiracy, palaces castles and temples, guru, aging, music, rising to stardom, nightlife, punk ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.8
 1K
Queen Sized (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An overweight girl, Maggie Baker, is elected Homecoming queen by the mean girls in the high school.
Style: feel good, uplifting, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, rivalry, society, best friends, against the odds, physical appearance, follow your dream, lifestyle, hopes, ambition, prom, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Back in the Game (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Terry Gannon Jr. was an All Star softball player until life threw her a couple curve balls: a baby, a lost college scholarship and a loser for a husband. After striking out on her own, Terry and her son Danny move in with her estranged father, Terry ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, not serious, sitcom
Plot: baseball, living with parents, single mother, single parent, family relations, parents and children, athlete and trainer, ambition, misfit, contests and competitions, youth, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.5
 1K
School Dance (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: High schooler Jason has found his dream girl—the gorgeous Anastacia. There’s just one problem: she doesn’t know he exists. If he can win a spot on the school’s hottest dance crew, Jason might have a shot. But before he does, he’ll have to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, light, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, teenage love, music, youth, misfit, family relations, hip hop, teenage life, school dance, rivalry, love and romance, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
 278K
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: rivalry, music band, female protagonist, young people, contests and competitions, competition, youth, singing competition, friends, performance, college life, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Pop Redemption (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A black metal band it is about to split up. In their way to one last gig at Hellfest festival an accidental death triggers numerous misadventures to four metalheads.
Style: realistic, not serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: rock, music band, musician's life, buddies, on the road, friends, artists and showbiz, midlife crisis, comedy of errors, unfulfillment, police investigation, wanted ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%