Movies and TV shows like Atlanta

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Atlanta (2016)
 8.6
 49K
Atlanta (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Two cousins, with different views on art versus commerce, on their way up through the Atlanta rap scene; Earnest 'Earn' Marks, an ambitious college dropout and his estranged cousin, who suddenly becomes a star.
Style: satirical, captivating, humorous, cynical, ironic, light
Plot: rapper, hip hop culture, cousin cousin relationship, opposites attract, misfit, brother brother relationship, social satire, starlet, ambition, pop star, poor family, city, glory, music business, teenage daughter, black family, hip hop, rap, african american
Place: atlanta georgia

Most similar movies to Atlanta

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, captivating and semi serious films and TV series with plots about ambition, artists and showbiz, hip hop, music, society, friends and rivalry mostly in Comedy, Drama and Music genres. Some movies like Atlanta: How to Make It in America (2010), Bodied (2017), Baskets (2016), School Dance (2014), Empire (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
How to Make It in America (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Trying to make a name for themselves in New York's competitive fashion scene, Ben Epstein and his friend and business partner Cam Calderon use their street knowledge and connections to bring their ambitions to fruition. With the help of ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, captivating, entertaining, realistic
Plot: entrepreneur, american dream, follow your dream, lifestyle, ambition, ambitious, businessman, buddies, girlfriend, success, career, determination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 5K
Bodied (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A progressive graduate student finds success and sparks outrage when his interest in battle rap as a thesis subject becomes a competitive obsession.
Style: lyrical, humorous, captivating, tense, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, college, rivals, musician's life, ambition, hip hop culture, contests and competitions, singer, underdog, african american, rivalry, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 7.5
 10K
Baskets (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Chip Baskets wants to follow his dream of being a French clown—however, reality keeps interfering. Saddled with financial difficulties and facing an impenetrable language barrier, he moves back home to Bakersfield with high hopes. There, he is ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sitcom, ironic ...
Plot: clown, hopes, follow your dream, goofy hero, misfit, sibling relationship, sarcasm, rivalry, family relations, fall in love, friendship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, light, touching, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, teenage love, school dance, misfit, music, youth, family relations, teenage life, hip hop, rivalry, love and romance, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 7.4
 37K
Empire (2015)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A powerful family drama about the head of a music empire whose three sons and ex-wife all battle for his throne.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: music, hip hop, artists and showbiz, rapper, musician's life, family relations, ambition, sibling rivalry, couple relations, workplace, brother brother relationship, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Lyricist Lounge Show (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Story: The Lyricist Lounge Show was an American sketch comedy series that aired on MTV from 2000 to 2001 that combined hip-hop music with raps interspersed throughout the sketches. As Wordsworth, BabeePower, and Master Fuol rap on the theme song: ...
Plot: actor playing himself, joke, rap, african american, hip hop, rapper
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.6
 2K
The Mayor (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A struggling hip-hop artist runs for mayor to promote his mix-tape and wins.
Style: sitcom, light, entertaining, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: mayor, hip hop, politics, friends, plan, adventure, ambition, youth, rivalry, society, city, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Wu-Tang: An American Saga (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: Tracks the Wu-Tang Clan's formation, a vision of Bobby Diggs, who strives to unite a dozen young, black men that are torn between music and crime but eventually rise to become the unlikeliest of American success stories.
Style: suspense, realistic, sincere, exciting
Plot: rapper, urban ghetto life, hip hop culture, artists and showbiz, music, musician's life, ambition, lifestyle, friends, artist, society, celebrity culture ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 7.8
 459
Starved (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Starved is an FX Network television situation comedy that aired for one season of seven episodes in 2005. The series was about four friends who each suffer from eating disorders, who met at a "shame-based" support group called Belt ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, sitcom, light, captivating ...
Plot: eating disorder, support group, friendship, stock broker, misfit, dishonesty, lifestyle, society, mental illness, obsession, physical appearance, cooking and food ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.3
 3K
HAPPYish (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Thom Payne is a 44 year-old man whose world is thrown into disarray when his 25 year-old "wunderkind" boss arrives, saying things like "digital," "social" and "viral." Is he in need of a ...
Style: cynical, humorous, semi serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: midlife crisis, workplace, boss and employee, workplace situations, unfulfillment, self discovery, happiness, introspection, love, couples, society, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 8.0
 259
Lucky (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Lucky is an American dark comedy television series which ran for one season on FX Networks in 2003. The show starred John Corbett as Michael "Lucky" Linkletter, a professional poker player and gambling addict. The series was created by ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, cynical, dark humor, witty ...
Plot: ambition, cons and scams, addiction, gambling, crimes, best friends, rivalry, mind game, dishonesty, buddies, cards, gambling addiction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Singer Dewey Cox overcomes adversity to become a musical legend.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, addiction, parody, musician, marijuana, singer, divorce, farce, drug abuse, stupidity, rock, star ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, 50s, 90s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Club of Crows (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 40 min.
Story: When the patriarch of a prominent family dies, his heirs battle to determine who will gain control of his beloved soccer team: The Cuervos of Nuevo Toledo.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, cynical
Plot: sibling relationship, football team, corruption, soccer, heir heiress, rivalry, family relations, couples, society, death, friendship, soccer match ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Mozart in the Jungle (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 29 min.
Story: In the tradition of Anthony Bourdain's "Kitchen Confidential" and Gelsey Kirkland's "Dancing on my Grave" comes an insider’s look into the secret world of classical musicians. From her debut recital at Carnegie ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, sincere, romantic ...
Plot: orchestra, classical music, musician's life, backstage, artists and showbiz, prodigy, performance, hotshot, teacher, drugs/alcohol, career, rehearsal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Garfunkel and Oates (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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, music, musician's life, music band, friends, folk, comedian, society, rivalry, best friends, silly humor, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.3
 98K
Friday (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Craig and Smokey are two guys in Los Angeles hanging out on their porch on a Friday afternoon, smoking and drinking, looking for something to do.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Plot: marijuana, hip hop, african american, ghetto, friends, rapper, weed, rap, disorder, nothing goes right, drugs, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, south central los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.6
 758
Related (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Related is an American comedy-drama series that aired on The WB network during the 2005-2006 television season. It revolved around the lives of four close-knit sisters - of Italian descent, raised in Brooklyn - living in New York City. The show was ...
Style: touching, humorous, captivating, light, sexy ...
Plot: eccentric family, everyday life, family relations, sibling relationship, looking for love, city life, sister sister relationship, brooklyn new york city, workaholic, friendship, rivalry, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Chappelle's Show (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Chappelle's Show is an American sketch comedy television series created by comedians Dave Chappelle and Neal Brennan, with Chappelle hosting the show as well as starring in various sketches. Chappelle, Brennan and Michele Armour were the ...
Style: dark humor, witty, humorous, not serious, ethnic humor ...
Plot: marijuana, comedian, racism, african american, social problems, interracial relations, guest, hip hop, impersonating, artists and showbiz, media, singer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Showtime at the Apollo (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Story: Showtime at the Apollo is a syndicated music television show, first broadcast on September 12, 1987 to May 24, 2008 with 1093 episodes, and is produced by the Apollo Theater. The show features live performances from both professional and ...
Plot: hip hop, arts and culture, once in a lifetime opportunity, ambition, music, artists and showbiz, live music, talent, late night, theater, african american, stand up comedian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 80s
Place: harlem, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.1
 393
Unscripted (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Unscripted is the on going tales of three out of work actors navigating the rough terrain of Los Angeles. In a land where the universal word for actors is "No", Unscripted takes a look at these three kind souls just trying to survive. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: filmmaking, actor's life, showbiz, lifestyle, media, casting, aspiring actor, audition, hollywood, satire, artists and showbiz, media satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Miracle Workers (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A comedy set in the offices of Heaven Inc. When God plans to destroy the Earth, two low-level angels must convince their boss to save humanity. They bet him they can pull off their most impossible miracle yet: help two humans fall in love.
Style: satirical, ironic, humorous, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: god, fantasy world, job, partners, friendship, heaven, bureaucracy, talking to god, angel, belief in god, end of the world, miraculous event ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 8.2
 27K
Party Down (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Party Down is an American comedy television series that follows a Los Angeles, California, catering team for the titular company. The sextet of aspiring Hollywood actors and writers, as well as drifting lost souls, work small-time catering gigs ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, not serious, cynical ...
Plot: actor, comedian, party, ambition, desire for fame, workplace, friendship, workplace situations, partners, disorder, coworker, team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.2
 229
The Bros. (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wannabe "gangsta-rappers" resort to a crime spree in order to come up up with ten thousand dollars in order to finance a studio recording session.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, offbeat ...
Plot: hip hop, rise to the top, ambition, lifestyle, desire for fame, musician's life, unlikely criminals, juvenile delinquency, drug dealing, showbiz, destiny, mistaken identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 8K
Togetherness (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Four adults nearing 40, living under the same roof, struggle to keep their relationships and their individual dreams alive.
Style: humorous, sitcom, mumblecore, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: relationship vs career, couple relations, couples, ambition, buddies, friendship, hopes, follow your dream, love and romance, family relations, best friends, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is an American television sitcom that originally aired on NBC from September 10, 1990, to May 20, 1996. The show stars Will Smith as a fictionalized version of himself, a street-smart teenager from West Philadelphia who ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, family relations, culture clash, black family, fish out of water, butler, african american, misfit, youth, siblings relations, verbal byplay, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.0
 392
Out of Sync (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Roger Deacon, a down-and-out record producer, is given the job of making a singing star out of an industry mogul's girlfriend, an attractive but talentless starlet. He discovers a housewife with a powerful singing voice and decides to secretly ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: lip synching, hidden identity, desire for fame, ambition, rise to the top, celebrity culture, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, performer's life, cons and scams, showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.2
 21K
I'm Still Here (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: I'm Still Here is a portrayal of a tumultuous year in the life of actor Joaquin Phoenix. With remarkable access, the film follows the Oscar-nominee as he announces his retirement from a successful film career in the fall of 2008 and sets off to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: hip hop, musician's life, career change, celebrity culture, showbiz, starting over, actor's life, performer's life, lifestyle, nudity (full frontal - brief), profanity, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Northern Exposure (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After receiving a scholarship from the state, a recent Columbia University medical school graduate is required to set up his practice in an eccentric Alaskan town.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, surreal, touching ...
Plot: fish out of water, small town life, opposites attract, small town, cold weather, love and romance, couple relations, human nature, doctors and patients, misfit, graduation, medical school ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 8.4
 8K
DAVE (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A suburban neurotic man in his late 20s has convinced himself that he’s destined to be one of the best rappers of all time. Now he must convince his closest friends, because with their help, he might actually convince the world.
Style: humorous, funny, light, visually appealing, idiotic ...
Plot: rapper, popularity, rise to the top, heroes, fame, career, rap, rivalry, friends, family relations, scrapbook, rapping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.4
 2K
Instant Star (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
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, humorous, touching, serious ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: teenage life, follow your dream, ambition, rising to stardom, desire for fame, music, lifestyle, contests and competitions, aspiring singer, love and romance, parents and children, rock ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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