Movies like The Dirt

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The Dirt (2019)
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The Dirt (2019)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of Mötley Crüe and their rise from the Sunset Strip club scene of the early 1980s to superstardom.
Style: psychological, sexy, humorous, tense, surprise ending
Plot: music band, rock, guitarist, drummer, singer, band, bassist, junkie, businessman, netflix, drug, skinhead, party, drugs, celebrity, lie, child abuse, nightclub, disease, guitar, swimming pool, manager, groupie, drums, death of child ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: los angeles

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and serious films with plots about music band, artists and showbiz, rock, musician's life, music, singer and band mostly in Music, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Dirt: Bandwagon (1996), School of Rock (2003), Worried About the Boy (2010), The Runaways (2010), 24 Hour Party People (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Bandwagon (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Tony gets fired from his job. He's not really sad about this because he prefers writing songs and playing the guitar. He meets the drummer Charlie and they decide to start a band, although Tony is afraid of playing in front of other people. He ...
Style: not serious, offbeat, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, rivalry, band, monkey, guitar, guitarist, drummer, buddies, ego clash, friends, rock, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, usa, georgia, tennessee, mississippi ...
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 7.1
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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: humorous, inspirational, funny, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, kids
Plot: music band, teacher, rock band, musician, rock music, teachers and students, school, youth, music, rock and roll, society, rock musician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, california
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50%
Worried About the Boy (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In 1980 young George O'Dowd baffles his parents with his love of frocks and make-up and moves into a squat with kindred spirit Peter, who dresses as Marilyn Monroe and calls himself Marilyn. They make a splash at Steve Strange's trendy ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, flamboyance
Plot: artists and showbiz, desire for fame, paparazzi, drug abuse, gender, urban, anti conformity, rise and fall, lifestyle, gender bending, ambition, addiction ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: london, england
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100%
 6.5
 46K
The Runaways (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Joan Jett and Cherie Currie, two rebellious teenagers from Southern California, become the frontwomen for the Runaways -- the now-legendary group that paved the way for future generations of female rockers. Under the Svengalilike influence of ...
Style: stylized, emotional, captivating, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music band, music, rock music, ambition, artists and showbiz, teenage life, rising to stardom, drugs/alcohol, musician, teenager, coming of age, name calling ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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24 Hour Party People (2002)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1976, Tony Wilson sets up Factory Records and brings Manchester's music to the world.
Style: witty, sincere, humorous, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: nightclub, musician, clubbing, party, ambition, lifestyle, businessman, success, music band, rise and fall, buddies, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: england, europe, manchester, northern england, london
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53%
Slaves to the Underground (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The grunge girl band "No Exits" is just about to get a record deal. At this time Jimmy is appearing again, the former boy-friend of the band guitarist Shelly. She had left him because his friend had raped her. But he doesn't know that ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, thought provoking, sexual, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: bar fight, politics, musician, social misfits, unfulfillment, romance, artists and showbiz, city life, gays and lesbians, partners, musician's life, society ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle, washington d.c., usa, seattle washington
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48%
Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Singer Freddie Mercury, guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and bass guitarist John Deacon take the music world by storm when they form the rock 'n' roll band Queen in 1970. Hit songs like "Killer Queen", "Bohemian ...
Style: inspirational, touching, based on true events, rough, sexy ...
Plot: rock band, musician, singer, music band, fame, gay, aids, musician's life, friendship between men, rise to the top, desire for fame, rock concert ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1980, year 1984 ...
Place: england, britain, pittsburgh, edinburgh scotland, munich germany ...
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47%
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Two of Us (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this purely fictional story, Paul McCartney drops by The Dakota to visit John Lennon in 1976. Paul is still on top of the music world, reaching #1 with his new band, Wings. John, however, has retired from public life, choosing to raise his son, ...
Style: serious, humorous, sentimental, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, reunion, assassination, rising to stardom, musician's life, love and romance, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, music band, music, rock ...
Time: 90s, year 1976, 70s
Place: usa, new york
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45%
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That Thing You Do! (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.
Style: humorous, sentimental, sincere, light, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: music, drummer, showbiz, recording studio, ambition, friendship, rising to stardom, fame, musician's life, celebrity culture, rise and fall, music band ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, ohio, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: humorous, cynical, cult film, satirical, witty ...
Plot: music band, heavy metal, party, music, musician, satire, cult, fame, success, pianist, singer, musical tour ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: austin texas
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43%
The Buddy Holly Story (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A film about the life and career of the early rock and roll star.
Style: feel good, humorous, serious, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: air disaster, price of fame, blizzard, disc jockey, singer, affection, rags to riches, music, showbiz, lifestyle, rock, ambition ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, new york
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42%
 7.2
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The Doors (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA, France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The story of the famous and influential 1960's rock band and its lead singer and composer, Jim Morrison.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, factual, surreal ...
Plot: music band, singer, hallucination, hippie, drug abuse, musician, fame, mentally unstable, star, party, nervous breakdown, lsd ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 70s, 1940s ...
Place: california, usa, new york, los angeles, britain ...
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42%
What We Do Is Secret (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A biopic of punk legend Darby Crash and his band, the Germs.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspense
Plot: punk, rising to stardom, musician's life, nightlife, rise and fall, music band, drug abuse, ambition, music, celebrity culture, life is a bitch, punk rock ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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42%
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: realistic, humorous, cynical, offbeat, semi serious
Plot: music, partners, disorder, friends, rock, on the road, music band, lifestyle, filmmaking, performer's life, holy grail, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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41%
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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, humorous, uplifting, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: against the odds, follow your dream, musician's life, ambition, lifestyle, underdog, strong female presence, music, hopes, friends, rock, music band ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Control (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA, Australia, Japan, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Control is the biography of Joy Division lead singer Ian Curtis, taking his story from schoolboy days of 1973 to his suicide on the eve of the band's first American tour in 1980.
Style: atmospheric, melancholic, depressing, touching, lyrical ...
Plot: musician's life, epilepsy, punk, music, musician, singer, music band, depression, journalist, career, rock, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1980, 80s
Place: europe, england, northern england, manchester, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Fat Kid Rules the World (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A dropout comes to the aid of a chubby and suicidal high-school kid by recruiting him as the drummer for his upstart punk-rock band.
Style: touching, melancholic, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: overweight, friendship, youth, street kid, self discovery, music band, parents and children, misfit, drugs/alcohol, unsupportive parent, suicidal, punk ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 1K
2gether (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Story: A movie that spoofs boy bands like N*Sync, New Kids on the Block, Backstreet Boys, etc. It's the boy band version of Spinal Tap!
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: celebrity culture, nothing goes right, music, music band, showbiz, performer's life, rock, nightlife, partners, media, lifestyle, ambition ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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FM (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Q-SKY is the #1 radio station in Los Angeles mainly because of the music they play; running the station the way they want to, it has made them a ratings success.
Style: realistic, biting, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, radio station, radio, late for work, siblings relations, musician's life, love and romance, artists and showbiz, music band, revolution, rock, radio show ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
 4K
Stoned (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A chronicle of the sordid life and suspicious death of Rolling Stones co-founder Brian Jones, who was found in the bottom of his swimming pool weeks after being let go from the band.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, flamboyance
Plot: rock, musician's life, drug abuse, showbiz, life is a bitch, rock star, rise and fall, addiction, artists and showbiz, music band, love, friendship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, contemporary
Place: paris france, morocco, london, munich germany
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39%
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Lennon Naked (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A profile of John Lennon in the late 1960s as the Beatles are set to fall apart.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: music band, musician's life, lifestyle, disagreement, dysfunctional family, rock, peaceful mission, family relations, artists and showbiz, couple relations, couples, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london
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39%
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Hendrix (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Biography of rock star Jimi Hendrix chronicles his early career, including a stint with Little Richard who fired him for getting too flamboyant, to his tragic failure.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: musician's life, prodigy, ambition, rising to stardom, tragic hero, music band, rise and fall, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, drug abuse, hotshot hero, overdose ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Born in Heinola (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Finland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A story of five Finnish youth growing up during the devastating 90's recession. They live in the small, timber industrial town of Heinola. As the parents of these young teens struggle through hard economic times, the five very different youth ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: punk, band, fictional biography, first love, rock concert, rock, punk rock, musician, teenager, coming of age, exchange student, teen angst ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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When Inge Is Dancing (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The ambitious punk rocker Max and the eco-activist Inge cannot stand each other, ever since Max publicly exposed her by singing the offensive song "When Inge is Dancing" in front of the whole school. But for Max and his classmates Fabio, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: music band, opposites attract, desire for fame, romance, teenage life, friends, ambition, music, artists and showbiz, teenage love, high school, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.9
 246K
Almost Famous (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In 1973, 15-year-old William Miller's unabashed love of music and aspiration to become a rock journalist lands him an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine to interview and tour with the up-and-coming band Stillwater – fronted by lead guitar ...
Style: road movie, feel good, realistic, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, musician's life, on the road, music, journalism, musician, rock, fame, music band, aspiring writer, innocence lost, stewardess ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, new york, los angeles, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Birth Of The Beatles (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Birth of The Beatles is a 1979 biopic motion picture, produced by Dick Clark Productions and directed by Richard Marquand. Focuses on the early history of 1960s rock band The Beatles. It was released only nine years after the announced break-up of ...
Plot: the beatles, rock music, female photographer, town hall, nonconformity, song, rainstorm, singer, cemetery, kissing, loss of friend, nightclub ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: liverpool, hamburg germany, germany, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
We're So Young (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Brazil
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The young Renato Russo has no time to lose: dreams of being a rock star. But it's still early. He needs to study, teach English, reassure parents, enjoy the class, heal pain of love and especially who pack touch your band. Abortion Electric to ...
Plot: music, singer, friendship, band, punk band, coming out, brazilian, guitar, homosexual, cigarette smoking, singing, concert ...
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37%
No Small Affair (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The 16 years old amateur photographer Charles accidentally takes a photo of Laura - and falls in love with her, when he develops the picture. He finds out that she works as singer in a bar, but is about to be thrown out. Although rejected at first ...
Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: teenager, photographer, coming of age, teenage love, young lovers, fall in love, teenage life, nightclub, photograph, singer, happy ending, obsession ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Hard Core Logo (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bruce Macdonald follows punk bank Hard Core Logo on a harrowing last-gasp reunion tour throughout Western Canada. As magnetic lead-singer Joe Dick holds the whole magilla together through sheer force of will, all the tensions and pitfalls of life on ...
Style: talky, humorous, captivating, intense, clever ...
Plot: on the road, reunion, music, music band, artists and showbiz, musician's life, friends, ambition, satire, rock music, existentialism, punk ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, british columbia, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Zombie and the Ghost Train (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Finland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Antti "Zombie" Autiomaa does two things well: play the bass guitar and drink. After several months' sleeping on the streets of Istanbul, he returns to Helsinki where he's called into the army but discharged on mental health ...
Style: offbeat, realistic, semi serious, gloomy, dark humor ...
Plot: musician's life, friends, music band, down on your luck, lifestyle, misfit, social misfits, losing-it hero, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, on the road, hairdresser ...
Time: 90s
Place: finland, turkey, europe, helsinki finland, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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