Movies like Her Smell

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Her Smell (2018)
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Her Smell (2018)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A self-destructive punk rocker struggles with sobriety while trying to recapture the creative inspiration that led her band to success.
Style: psychological, rough, captivating, art house
Plot: addiction, mental illness, friendship, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, drug use, husband wife relationship, photographer, rock music, singer, lie, chaos, promise, camera, nervousness, drinking alcohol, drinking, apology, punk rock, punk rocker, rock band, guru, witch, native american, drug abuse ...
Place: europe, new york state

Most similar movies to Her Smell

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, captivating, melancholic and serious films with plots about drinking, drinking alcohol, singer, singing, drink, cigarette smoking and musician mostly in Drama, Music and Biography genres. Some movies like Her Smell: Patti Cake$ (2017), Last Days (2005), A Star is Born (2018), The Doors (1991), A Slipping-Down Life (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Patti Cake$ (2017)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Straight out of Jersey comes Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a. Killa P, a.k.a. Patti Cake$, an aspiring rapper fighting through a world of strip malls and strip clubs on an unlikely quest for glory.
Plot: aspiring musician, loneliness, friendship, mother daughter relationship, black american, rap, lie, kiss, wedding ring, photographer, necklace, sheep ...
Place: new jersey, new york
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100%
 5.8
 22K
Last Days (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The life and struggles of a notorious rock musician seeping into a pit of loneliness whose everyday life involves friends and family seeking financial aid and favors, inspired by rock music legend Kurt Cobain and his final hours.
Style: psychedelic, bleak, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: musician, singer, addiction, rock, isolation, drug abuse, lifestyle, musician's life, life is a bitch, music, depression, artists and showbiz ...
Place: seattle, usa
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100%
 7.6
 337K
A Star is Born (2018)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers-and falls in love with-struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer – until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally's career takes off, the ...
Style: uplifting, sincere, touching, captivating, rockumentary ...
Plot: falling in love, showbiz, singer, alcoholic, fame, concert, aspiring singer, talent, addiction, brother brother relationship, pop star, drinking problem ...
Time: 2010s
Place: arizona, boston, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 84K
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: atmospheric, realistic, serious, factual, surreal ...
Plot: music band, singer, hallucination, drug abuse, lsd, musician, fame, star, mentally unstable, party, nervous breakdown, hippie ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1966, year 1949 ...
Place: california, usa, los angeles, britain, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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A Slipping-Down Life (1999)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young woman becomes obsessed with a small-time North Carolina rock singer.
Style: touching, feel good, sincere, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: groupie, love affair, love and romance, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, rock, musician's life, opposites attract, singer, obsession, small town, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, usa
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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, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music band, rock music, teenage life, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, ambition, music, drugs/alcohol, musician, teenager, coming of age, name calling ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: japan, california, los angeles, usa, tokyo
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100%
Queen of Earth (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two women retreat to a lake house to get a break from the pressures of the outside world, only to realize how disconnected from each other they have become, allowing their suspicions to bleed into reality.
Style: psychological thriller, captivating, tense, enigmatic, suspense
Plot: promise, friendship, vacation, depression, memory, mental illness, paranoia, doctor, party, jealousy, lake house, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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41%
 5.9
 16K
Vox Lux (2018)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 1999, teenage sisters Celeste and Eleanor survive a seismic, violent tragedy. The sisters compose and perform a song about their experience, making something lovely and cathartic out of a catastrophe - while also catapulting Celeste to stardom. ...
Style: exciting, thought provoking, inspirational, rough, suspense
Audience: family outing
Plot: pop star, female singer, mother daughter relationship, symbol, transformation, illness, family relations, family, hopes, friendship, parents and children, society ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 2000s, year 1986, year 2000 ...
Place: usa, stockholm sweden, manhattan new york city, europe, eastern europe ...
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38%
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 7.2
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Wild Rose (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young Scottish singer, Rose-Lynn Harlan, dreams of making it as a country artist in Nashville after being released from prison.
Style: thought provoking, sincere, humorous, disturbing, captivating
Plot: country music, women's prison, mother daughter relationship, bigger dreams, female protagonist, mother daughter reunion, promise, musician, rehearsal, band, release from prison, singer ...
Time: year 1943
Place: nashville tennessee, glasgow scotland, scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Listen Up Philip (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Anger rages in Philip as he awaits the publication of his second novel. He feels pushed out of his adopted home city by the constant crowds and noise, a deteriorating relationship with his photographer girlfriend Ashley, and his own indifference to ...
Style: psychological, sincere, stylized, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: writer's life, narcissist, couples, dull life, sarcasm, loneliness, writing, arrogance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, cynicism, writer's block, self pity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york state, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.4
 36K
Love & Mercy (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The life of reclusive and eccentric Beach Boys songwriter and musician Brian Wilson.
Style: serious, emotional, factual, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: mental illness, psychotherapist, musician, pop music, music, musician's life, power relations, artists and showbiz, doctors and patients, showbiz, addiction, drug abuse ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 70s ...
Place: usa, california, malibu california, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.8
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Sound of Metal (2019)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Metal drummer Ruben begins to lose his hearing. When a doctor tells him his condition will worsen, he thinks his career and life is over. His girlfriend Lou checks the former addict into a rehab for the deaf hoping it will prevent a relapse and help ...
Style: twists and turns, psychological, realistic, tense, melancholic
Plot: drums, deafness, drummer, sign language, ambition, musician's life, music, emotional abuse, loneliness, redemption, society, art ...
Place: missouri, paris france
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32%
 6.3
 816
Funkytown (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Set in Montreal during the disco phenomenon some 35 years ago, Funkytown follows the life of a group of colorful characters. We follow their lives and tribulations as everyone converges on a regular basis at Montreal's hot disco spot: ...
Style: serious, captivating, disturbing, suspense, sexual ...
Plot: disco, nightclub, gay hustler, lifestyle, addiction, nightlife, social decay, actor's life, artists and showbiz, society, social relations, gay husband ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1972, year 1982 ...
Place: canada, montreal, new york, quebec, toronto ontario canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Tensions rise when the trailblazing Mother of the Blues and her band gather at a Chicago recording studio in 1927. Adapted from August Wilson's play.
Style: suspense
Plot: trumpet player, blues music, singer, recording studio, blues, band, lgbt, recording session, rape, limousine, flask, dancer ...
Time: 1920s
Place: chicago illinois, detroit, georgia, atlanta georgia, washington d.c. ...
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30%
Black Snake Moan (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A God-fearing bluesman takes to a wild young woman who, as a victim of childhood sexual abuse, is looking everywhere for love, but never quite finding it.
Style: psychological, rough, sexy, sexual, emotional ...
Plot: sex addict, redemption, blues, injury, musician, nymphomaniac, captive, nervous breakdown, abuse, exploitation, sexual promiscuity, going straight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tennessee, usa, mississippi, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
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I Smile Back (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Laney is an attractive, intelligent suburban wife and devoted mother of two adorable children. She has the perfect husband who plays basketball with the kids in the driveway, a pristine house, and a shiny SUV for carting the children to their next ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Plot: unfaithful wife, mental illness, suburbs, going straight, family problems, redemption, dysfunctional family, hopes, life is a bitch, addiction, husband wife relationship, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Lackawanna Blues (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a story fueled by rhythm and blues, a young boy's life is shaped by love and the stories of a cast of characters in the boarding house where he lives in 1960s Lackawanna, New York.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, family relations, coming of age, family problems, friends, parents and children, lifestyle, youth, blues, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, nanny ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1960s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, russia, pennsylvania, toronto ontario canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Born to Be Blue (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jazz legend Chet Baker finds love and redemption when he stars in a movie about his own troubled life to mount a comeback.
Style: exciting, touching, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: jazz, jazz musician, historical figure, promise, trust, drinking alcohol, friendship, jealousy, father daughter relationship, drinking, flashback, love and romance ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1988, year 1966 ...
Place: usa, california, los angeles, new york, oklahoma ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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What They Had (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A woman must fly back to her hometown when her Alzheimer's-stricken mother, wanders into a blizzard. The return home forces her to confront her past.
Style: sentimental, captivating, sincere, touching, melancholic
Plot: alzheimer's disease, grandmother granddaughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, blizzard, memory loss, drinking alcohol, prayer, lie, drinking, apology, snow, self discovery ...
Place: illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: reunion, on the road, music, music band, artists and showbiz, musician's life, friends, ambition, satire, rock music, existentialism, punk ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, los angeles, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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, singer, musician, epilepsy, music, music band, depression, punk, performance, suicide, fame, tragic event ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1980, 80s
Place: europe, england, london, manchester england, northern england ...
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25%
 5.9
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54 (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Shane, a Jersey boy with big dreams, crosses the river in hopes of finding a more exciting life at Studio 54. When Steve Rubell, the mastermind behind the infamous disco, plucks Shane from the sea of faces clamoring to get inside his club, Shane not ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: disco, drug abuse, nightclub, nightlife, lifestyle, addiction, drugs/alcohol, clubbing, father son relationship, party, money, bartender ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1979
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.8
 2K
Golden Exits (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An intersectional narrative of two families in Brooklyn and the unraveling of unspoken unhappiness that occurs when a young foreign girl spending time abroad upsets the balance on both sides.
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, unusual plot structure
Plot: husband wife relationship, family relations, australian, loneliness, brooklyn new york city, therapy, marital infidelity, birthday, long haired male, archive, marital problem, assistant ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Low Down (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The daughter of jazz pianist Joe Albany witnesses her beloved father's struggle -- and failure -- to kick his heroin habit.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, touching
Plot: asthma, inhaler, jazz, addiction, heroin, coming of age, pianist, artists and showbiz, music, parents and children, daughter, family relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, year 1988, year 1974 ...
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Twist and Shout (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Danish teens come of age in 1963. Bjorn and Erik are close friends. Bjorn is pursued by Kirsten, a future Stepford wife, but he falls for Anna, who initiates him into love and sex. Erik is somber, caring for his home-bound mentally-ill mother while ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, family relations, coming of age, human nature, teenage life, bittersweet, couples, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, rock, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s, 1960s, 60s
Place: copenhagen, scandinavia, norway, denmark, copenhagen denmark ...
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23%
 5.8
 584
Cavedweller (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A traumatic event sends a musician (Sedgwick) back to her hometown in an effort to reunite with the daughters she abandoned. To do so, she must confront her abusive ex-husband (Quinn), from whom she fled years ago.
Plot: friendship, husband wife relationship, female director, auto mechanic, musician, car accident, mother daughter relationship, male nudity, bathing, disease, abusive husband, sister sister relationship ...
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23%
 6.3
 9K
Gloria Bell (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Chile, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A free-spirited woman in her 50s seeks out love at L.A. dance clubs.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, sexy, melancholic
Audience: date night
Plot: middle aged man, middle aged woman, dysfunctional relationship, middle age romance, breakup, drinking alcohol, ex husband ex wife relationship, friendship, dating, break up, lie, drinking ...
Time: contemporary, year 1986
Place: las vegas, los angeles
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23%
 6.7
 3K
Georgia (1995)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France, USA
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: serious, sincere, melancholic, emotional, talky ...
Plot: music, addiction, musician's life, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, artists and showbiz, estrangement, human nature, alcohol abuse, mother daughter relationship, redemption, singer ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Where Is Kyra? (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pushed to the brink after losing her job, a woman struggles to survive. As the months pass and her troubles deepen, she embarks on a perilous and mysterious journey that threatens to usurp her life.
Style: disturbing, rough, suspense, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: poverty, police detective, husband wife relationship, street life, anger, ambulance, old woman, drinking, death of mother, brooklyn new york city, mother daughter relationship, funeral ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Izzy Gets the Fuck Across Town (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A woman at rock bottom must find her way across Los Angeles in order to crash her ex-boyfriend's engagement party.
Style: feel good, captivating, humorous, light
Plot: ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, friendship, adultery, breakup, engagement, dream, party, sarcasm, absurdism, marriage engagement, musician, groupie ...
Time: year 1983
Place: venice beach california, santa monica california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%