Movies like Beats

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Beats (2019)
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Beats (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An agoraphobic hip-hop prodigy and a disgraced former music manager cross paths in Chicago’s South Side and help each other face demons of their pasts.
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, mentor, escapades, rivalry, ambition, musician's life, artists and showbiz, hopes, music, friendship, youth, society, rags to riches, netflix
Time: contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, sincere, psychological and realistic films with plots about friendship, society, youth, rivalry, ambition, hopes and family relations mostly in Drama, Music and Comedy genres. Some movies like Beats: California Solo (2012), Deidra & Laney Rob a Train (2017), Games People Play (2019), Days (2020), Seventeen (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
California Solo (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lachlan MacAldonich is a self-described “lazy Scotsman” and former guitar player for a once-popular 1990s rock band. No longer famous, he now lives a comfortably numb existence working on an organic farm outside Los Angeles. He drinks himself ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: deportation, haunted by the past, introspection, musician's life, society, estrangement, music, life is a bitch, down on your luck, immigrants, farm
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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100%
Deidra & Laney Rob a Train (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After their mother ends up in jail, two sisters turn to train robbery in order to support their family.
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, disturbing, humorous ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: theft, teenager, adventure, partners, crimes, life is a bitch, adaptation, youth, escapades, love, friendship, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: idaho
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100%
Games People Play (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Three ambitious women navigate the highly competitive world of professional sports.
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating, sincere
Plot: basketball, marriage, gambling, infidelity, college, murder, police, money, game, investigation, society, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, los angeles
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100%
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Days (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Kang lives alone in a big house, Non in a small apartment in town. They meet, and then part, their days flowing on as before.
Style: psychological, disturbing, sincere, complex
Plot: gay, gay sex, society, massage, gay relationship, disorder, class differences, youth, hopes, unemployment, romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Seventeen (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: To find his therapy dog, a 17-year-old escapes from juvie and embarks on a journey of reconnection with his brother and grandmother through Cantabria.
Style: captivating, sincere, psychological, disturbing
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: dog, teenager, rescue, destiny, escapades, youth, adventure, society, hopes, friendship, ambition, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Honey: Rise Up and Dance (2018)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Street dancer Skyler comes out of the shadow of her trained dancer sister, Tosha, & joins a dance competition with the Honey dance studio; the prize is a college scholarship.
Style: entertaining, captivating, inspirational, sincere, romantic
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: follow your dream, ambition, hip hop, youth, artists and showbiz, life philosophy, human spirit, friendship, rivalry, creativity, dancing, music ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Battlefield America (2012)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young businessman hires an instructor to turn a group of misfit kids into a team on the underground dance competition circuit.
Style: realistic, inspirational, psychological, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, youth, rivalry, ambition, social misfits, misfit, hip hop, contests and competitions, mentor, dancing, training, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Max & Lenny (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Max and Lenny is the story of a friendship between two girls fighting for survival in a northern area of Marseille.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere
Plot: ambition, friendship, follow your dream, teenage life, hip hop, youth, society, family relations, hopes, music, friends, immigrants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Forgive Us Our Debts (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Switzerland, Albania, Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Threatened by creditors, a newly unemployed man agrees to work for a debt collector, but soon discovers his deal with the devil has unexpected costs.
Style: suspense, disturbing, sincere, psychological, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: debt collector, society, life is a bitch, money, rivalry, violence, redemption, life philosophy, escapades, adaptation, netflix
Time: contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Firelight (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Incarcerated women join a band of volunteers who battle forest fires and assist during natural disasters.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: redemption, youth, juvenile delinquency, human spirit, power relations, hopes, society, fire brigade, friendship, rivalry, reach out, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
A Beautiful Soul (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An R&B singer snagged by the trappings of superstardom loses his way and turns his back on his church and faith-filled beginnings. Tragedy strikes, leaving a chance for redemption in its wake. But with rebirth, first comes death.
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: introspection, redemption, self discovery, one more chance, musician's life, ambition, showbiz, hopes, celebrity culture, lifestyle, hip hop, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Clapper (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: 15 minutes of fame destroys the life of a man who works as a clapper in television.
Style: psychological, humorous, sincere, disturbing, captivating
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: television, friendship, ambition, rivalry, youth, adaptation, society, destiny, love and romance, obsession, love, redemption ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.6
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Hated (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll are what a young underground punk band are striving for, but once they get a taste of it, they are forced to decide how far they're willing to go for fame and fortune and who they're willing to leave ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, desire for fame, rise and fall, friendship, artists and showbiz, youth, music band, friends, showbiz, unfulfillment, music, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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65%
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How She Move (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After the death of Raya Green's(Rutina Wesley) sister, she gets out from her classes at school, and sees a stomp crew practicing. She meets Bishop(Dwain Murphy) which is the dance crew leader. She then meets Michelle and does a stomp battle ...
Style: realistic, touching, exciting, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: dancing, hip hop, teenage life, friendship, youth, follow your dream, contests and competitions, high school life, urban ghetto life, family relations, urban ghetto, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Mentor (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A thought-provoking drama about the power that a famous university professor holds over his students and assistants.
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, power relations, dishonesty, unfulfillment, ambition, friendship, college, university, manipulation, mentor, power, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Secret Lives of Cheerleaders (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Naturally-gifted cheerleader Ava is an instant hit at her new school, but her quick rise in popularity is threatened by the rivalry of cheer captain and Homecoming Queen Katrina, who puts Ava and the other new recruits through a brutal initiation ...
Style: captivating, psychological, sincere, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: cheerleader, friendship, teenager, rivalry, ambition, society, family, adaptation, fight, family relations, parents and children, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Burning Sands (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Deep into Hell Week, a favored pledgee is torn between honoring his code of silence or standing up against the intensifying violence of underground hazing.
Style: disturbing, tense, psychological, captivating, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: university, friendship, murder, crimes, disorder, youth, society, brotherhood, betrayal, death, obsession, dishonesty ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Filly Brown (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: “Majo” Tonorio, a.k.a. Filly Brown, is a raw, young Los Angeles hip-hop artist who spits from the heart. When a sleazy record producer offers her a crack at rap stardom, Majo faces some daunting choices. With an incarcerated mother, a record ...
Style: realistic, captivating, sincere, psychological, serious
Plot: rising to stardom, desire for fame, moral dilemma, ambition, artists and showbiz, musician's life, radio dj, music, follow your dream, hip hop, strong female presence, producer
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: captivating, humorous, tense, sincere, lyrical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, college, underdog, ambition, african american, singer, rivalry, performance, society, rivals, street gang, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Sunday's Illness (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Annabel is a successful businesswoman with a wealthy husband. At a reception in her villa she meets a woman, a member of the catering staff who has been hired for the evening. This woman is none other than her own daughter Chiara, whom she had left ...
Style: sincere, captivating, suspenseful, touching, exciting
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: love, life philosophy, family relations, mother daughter reunion, friendship, ambition, family, parents and children, youth, society, hopes, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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A Fine Step (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A Fine Step is an uplifting family drama centering on Cal Masterson (Luke Perry, Beverly Hills 90210) an award winning horseman whose relationship with his beloved horse Fandango allows him to achieve multiple championship wins. However tragedy ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, captivating, emotional, serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, starting over, contests and competitions, parents and children, athlete's life, ambition, rivalry, family, family relations, youth, farm, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Los Perros (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, France, Argentina, Portugal, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mariana, an upper-class Chilean, feels a strange attraction towards her riding teacher, Juan, a former colonel with a shady past.
Style: tense, disturbing, psychological, sincere, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: seductress, cheating wife, father daughter relationship, sex scene, escapades, chase, love, outdoor sex, female nudity, mentor, disorder, society ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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You Got Served (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At Mr. Rad's Warehouse, the best hip-hop crews in Los Angeles compete for money and respect. But when a suburban crew crashes the party, stealing their dancers - and their moves - two warring friends have to pull together to represent the ...
Style: stylized, humorous, inspirational, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: dancing, hip hop, breakdance, friendship, music, follow your dream, rivalry, ambition, dancer's life, lifestyle, betrayal, dance performance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Feel the Noise (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a run-in with local thugs, aspiring Harlem rapper Rob flees to a place and father he never knew, and finds his salvation in Reggaeton, a spicy blend of hip-hop, reggae and Latin beats. Puerto Rico, the spiritual home of Reggaeton, inspires Rob ...
Style: realistic, feel good, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: dancer's life, rapper, culture clash, fish out of water, hip hop, society, ambition, youth, follow your dream, rivalry, hopes, music ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: puerto rico, new york, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Feed (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Olivia and Matthew Grey, 18-year-old twins born into a world of privilege and high expectations. There are almost no boundaries between them - even their dreams are connected.
Style: touching, psychological, suspense, disturbing, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: anorexia, twins, family, youth, love, hospital, hospitalization, graduate, adaptation, life is a bitch, redemption, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Weasel's Tale (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A group of old actors and filmmakers tries to resist the efforts of a young couple to kick them out of their mansion.
Style: psychological, sincere, semi serious, captivating
Plot: husband wife relationship, friendship between men, society, rivalry, friendship, dishonesty, actress, family relations, youth, writers, escapades
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.0
 6K
Poms (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman moves into a retirement community and starts a cheerleading squad with her fellow residents.
Style: disturbing, sincere, feel good, psychological, captivating
Audience: chick flick
Plot: female protagonist, female friendship, neighbor neighbor relationship, escapades, society, rivalry, friendship, cheerleader, hopes, adventure, life philosophy, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Flight of the Swan (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Alexis is an explosive personality, passionate about life, humanity, nature, love and beauty. That is until the breakneck rhythm, intensity, stress and convolutions of career and economic success shatter him, alienating him from everyone and ...
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, captivating, bleak
Plot: friendship, ambition, rise to the top, idealism, obsession, dishonesty, society, intrigue, rivalry, family relations, love, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Dawn of the Felines (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A glimpse into the lives of three prostitutes in the Ikebukuro district of Tokyo and the clients who solicit them.
Style: suspense, sincere, disturbing, captivating, tense ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: sexy woman, prostitution, loneliness, friendship, prostitute, money, sex scene, friend, social satire, society, youth, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Beat the World (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three dance crews – one Latin American, one European and one Canadian – prepare to battle at the International Beat the World competition in Detroit. Along the way, they struggle with gambling debt, bad break-ups and their own egos. In the final ...
Style: stylized, realistic, exciting, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, lifestyle, dancer's life, friendship, rivalry, youth, buddies, hip hop, contests and competitions, world spanning, music, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%