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The Dirt (2019)
 7.0
 50K
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: sexy, humorous, captivating, feel good, slasher, sad, psychological, tense, surprise ending
Audience: date night
Plot: rock, rock music, guitarist, rock band, music band, bassist, celebrity, junkie, drummer, singer, rise and fall, vocalist, price of fame, stripper, heroin addiction, drug overdose, drug abuse, music, drugs, disease, heavy metal culture, cocaine, drug addiction, nightclub, car accident ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: los angeles

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Most similar movies to The Dirt

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, captivating, serious and weird films with plots about rock, music, rock music, music band, musician's life, musician and artists and showbiz mostly in Music, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like The Dirt: The Runaways (2010), The Doors (1991), Airheads (1994), Bohemian Rhapsody (2018), Lords of Chaos (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 49K
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, feminist film, sexy, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: rock music, music band, music, lesbian, teenager, coming of age, musician, revisionist history, rock and roll, drugs, punk, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, japan, usa, los angeles, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.2
 94K
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: sexy, factual, psychedelic, realistic, serious ...
Plot: rock and roll, music band, drug addiction, addiction, drug abuse, music, musician, drugs, hippie, lsd, rock, mentally unstable ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1949, year 1965 ...
Place: california, paris france, usa, britain, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 52K
Airheads (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Lone Rangers have heavy-metal dreams and a single demo tape they can't get anyone to play. The solution: Hijack an AM rock station and hold the deejays hostage until they agree to broadcast the band's tape.
Style: funny, humorous, light, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heavy metal culture, music, rock band, hostage, rock and roll, farce, radio, stupidity, satire, artists and showbiz, music band, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, rough, sad, tragic ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, lgbt, musician, aids, music, singer, rock band, fame, friendship between men, musician's life, rock concert, homosexual ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, future, year 1970 ...
Place: england, atlanta georgia, britain, edinburgh scotland, munich germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 6.6
 16K
Lords of Chaos (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Horror, Music, Thriller
Country: Hungary, UK, Sweden, Norway
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A teenager's quest to launch Norwegian Black Metal in Oslo in the 1990s results in a very violent outcome.
Style: tense, rough, captivating, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: music band, violence, murder, gay, death, society, murderer, crimes, music, friendship, rivalry, self mutilation ...
Time: year 1987, 80s, 90s
Place: norway, oslo norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.9
 277K
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: feel good, realistic, sentimental, road movie, semi autobiographical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, journalism, on the road, rock and roll, drugs, music, rock, musician, musician's life, rock music, fame, rock band ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, cleveland ohio, phoenix arizona, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.3
 6K
Roadies (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An insider's look at the reckless, romantic, funny, and often poignant lives of a committed group of "roadies," who live for music and the de facto family they've formed along the way.
Style: inspirational, sincere, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Plot: friends, rock band, on the road, glory, music band, rock music, teamwork, desire for fame, musician's life, rising to stardom, direction and purpose, road trip ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hysteria: The Def Leppard Story (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A dramatization of the early years of the hard rock band, Def Leppard, the group faces both success and personal tragedies such as drummer, Rick Allen losing his arm in a car accident and guitarist Steve Clark's alcohol addiction.
Style: captivating, disturbing
Plot: rock music, music band, heavy metal culture, musician, hard rock, rock band, alcohol abuse, rehearsal, desire for fame, musician's life, ambition, music ...
Time: 80s
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: sentimental, captivating, tense, melancholic, exciting
Plot: rock concert, musician, punk, rock musician, teenager, first love, exchange student, friendship, school, punk music, punk rock, fictional biography ...
Time: 90s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 147K
Elvis (2022)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 159 min.
Story: The life story of Elvis Presley as seen through the complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker.
Style: thought provoking, semi autobiographical, captivating, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: singer, rock music, career, rise and fall, fame, male protagonist, legend, manager, christmas, death of mother, rock and roll, exhaustion ...
Time: year 1977, 20th century, 50s, year 1958, year 1970 ...
Place: las vegas, nevada, germany, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, sexy, light, sincere ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, date night ...
Plot: music, drummer, recording studio, rock and roll, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, small town, jazz musician, musician, showbiz, music band, friendship, rising to stardom ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, ohio, las vegas, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 33K
Sid and Nancy (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Following their breakout success in England, flagship punk rock band the Sex Pistols venture out on their first U.S. tour. Temperamental bassist Sid Vicious takes his troubled girlfriend, Nancy Spungen, along for the ride. Along the way, the ...
Style: bloody, disturbing, sexy, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: punk, addiction, heroin, rock and roll, drug abuse, drug addiction, drugs, punk music, musician, love affair, destructive relationship, heroin addict ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, london, paris france, new jersey, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 44K
Rock Star (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Rock Star tells the story of Chris Cole and a rock band called Steel Dragon. Cole is a photocopier technician by day, and the lead singer of a Steel Dragon tribute band called "Blood Pollution" by night.Internal struggles between the Steel ...
Style: melancholic, stylized, entertaining, light, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: rock star, music, rock and roll, heavy metal culture, rock music, rock, audition, success, ambition, rock concert, relationship problems, overnight success ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey, pittsburgh, pennsylvania, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Great Balls of Fire! (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story of Jerry Lee Lewis, arguably the greatest and certainly one of the wildest musicians of the 1950s. His arrogance, remarkable talent, and unconventional lifestyle often brought him into conflict with others in the industry, and even earned ...
Style: sexy, splatter, harsh, melancholic, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: musician, music, rock and roll, rise and fall, rock, prejudice, scandal, child bride, dancing, age difference, older man younger woman relationship, rock music ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Eight Miles High (2007)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Achim Bornhak's movie focuses on the restless life of Uschi Obermaier, the icon of the 1968 movement in Germany and groupie. At the age of 16, Uschi is bored by her job in a photo lab, but soon becomes the "it girl" of Munich's ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, captivating, melancholic ...
Plot: revolution, hippie, addiction, politics, rising to stardom, teenage life, small town life, destructive relationship, music band, musician's life, prodigy, rise and fall ...
Time: 60s, year 1968, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, hamburg germany, munich germany, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 3K
Garage Days (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young garage band in Sydney, is trying to make it big in Australia.
Style: feel good, humorous, absurd, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rock music, music, loneliness, lifestyle, friends, rock and roll, musician's life, music band, love and romance, musician, rock, australian ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A biography of Ian Dury, who was stricken with polio at a young age and defied expectations by becoming one of the founders of the punk-rock scene in Britain in the 1970s.
Style: uplifting, realistic, semi serious, touching, suspense ...
Plot: disability, follow your dream, desire for fame, ambition, lifestyle, human spirit, couples, musician's life, hopes, life is a bitch, rising to stardom, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, 90s, 80s ...
Place: ireland, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 31K
Singles (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Romantic comedy about six of Seattle's young people, most of whom live in the same apartment building and whose lives revolve around the city's ever-expanding music scene. The interrelated stories about each character's progress ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, realistic, talky ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: music band, music, clubbing, friendship, city life, love and romance, looking for love, couple relations, romance, rock, loneliness, roommate ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, usa, new jersey, california, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Josie and the Pussycats (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Josie, Melody and Val are three small-town girl musicians determined to take their rock band out of their garage and straight to the top, while remaining true to their look, style and sound. They get a record deal which brings fame and fortune but ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: satire, music, friendship, rock and roll, celebrity, desire for fame, musician's life, lifestyle, ambition, music band, disorder, megalomaniac ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 1K
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: realistic, captivating, serious, gloomy
Plot: musician's life, rising to stardom, ambition, prodigy, music band, tragic hero, rise and fall, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, drug abuse, overdose, hotshot hero ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, punk rock, rising to stardom, musician's life, lifestyle, nightlife, drug abuse, celebrity culture, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, music band, music ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Jimi: All Is by My Side (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Ireland, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A drama based on Jimi Hendrix's life as he left New York City for London, where his career took off.
Style: realistic, captivating, sincere, atmospheric, serious
Plot: music, musician, musician's life, ambition, rising to stardom, rock star, artists and showbiz, rock, guitarist, infidelity, drug use, rock music ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.7
 149K
Ray (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Born on a sharecropping plantation in Northern Florida, Ray Charles went blind at seven. Inspired by a fiercely independent mom who insisted he make his own way, He found his calling and his gift behind a piano keyboard. Touring across the Southern ...
Style: sincere, inspirational, emotional, touching, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: jazz, musician, african american, musician's life, music, addiction, blindness, pianist, heroin, blind character, disability, blind boy ...
Time: 1930s, 60s, 50s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: california, georgia, usa, seattle, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Prey for Rock & Roll (2003)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Prey for Rock & Roll is set in the Los Angeles club scene of the late 1980s and follows the story of Jacki (Gershon) and her all-girl punk rock band, Clam Dandy. On the verge of turning 40, Jacki decides that if the band's one last shot ...
Style: realistic, captivating, cynical, serious, sexy ...
Plot: lesbian, revenge, rape, female musician, rise and fall, ambition, music band, musician's life, inspiration, life is a bitch, lifestyle, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Daydream Believers: The Monkees' Story (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 2000, VH-1 produced the television biopic Daydream Believers: The Monkees' Story. In 2002, the movie was released on DVD, and featured both commentaries and interviews with Dolenz, Jones and Tork. The aired version did differ from the DVD ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, captivating
Plot: overnight success, desire for fame, lifestyle, rising to stardom, showbiz, daydreamer, artists and showbiz, music band, ambition, music, bittersweet, musician ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.7
 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, erotic, flamboyance
Plot: rock, drug abuse, musician's life, showbiz, life is a bitch, rock star, music, rise and fall, rock and roll, addiction, artists and showbiz, music band ...
Time: 60s, contemporary
Place: munich germany, london, paris france, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Commitments (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Jimmy Rabbitte, just a tick out of school, gets a brilliant idea: to put a soul band together in Barrytown, his slum home in north Dublin. First he needs musicians and singers: things slowly start to click when he finds three fine-voiced females ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, affectionate, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: music, musician, rock and roll, working class, irish, friendship, rock, bittersweet, unlikely friendships, dancing, runaway, small town ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, art school, guinea pig, nude model, rock musician, female photographer, nightclub, contract, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, underage drinking, art class ...
Time: 60s
Place: hamburg germany, liverpool, britain, germany, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Cadillac Records (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story of sex, violence, race and rock and roll in 1950s Chicago, and the exciting but turbulent lives of some of America's musical legends, including Muddy Waters, Leonard Chess, Little Walter, Howlin' Wolf, Etta James and Chuck Berry.
Style: realistic, inspirational, talky, intense, stylized ...
Plot: musician's life, music, rock and roll, blues, music business, jazz, greed, rags to riches, singer, showbiz, success, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1940s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, poland, mississippi, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 5K
Elvis (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Biographical movie about the famous rock singer Elvis Presley.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: elvis presley, music, rock music, price of fame, celebrity culture, rags to riches, musician's life, desire for fame, music band, showbiz, performer's life, lifestyle ...
Time: 50s, 60s
Place: las vegas, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%