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Strangers Kiss (1983)
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Strangers Kiss (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: To help his actress girlfriend regain her confidence a Hollywood bigshot bankrolls a small budget film being made by a first-time producer and director pair. Despite the hand-to-mouth way it has to be made the film starts to come good, as does the off-set relationship between the actress and her unknown male lead.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, contemplative, talky
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, gangsters, love triangle, love and romance, fall in love, realism, artists and showbiz, couples, actor's life, underdog, showbiz, blonde, waitress, nylons, stockings
Time: 80s, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, california

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Most similar movies to Strangers Kiss

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sentimental films with plots about artists and showbiz, showbiz, hollywood, filmmaking, couples, love and romance and actor's life mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Strangers Kiss: An American in Hollywood (2014), The Lonely Lady (1983), Stand-ins (1997), Beautiful Girl (2014), After the Rehearsal (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
An American in Hollywood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A talented young filmmaker from New York sets off to Los Angeles in pursuit of the Hollywood dream, only to discover through his relationship with a beautiful feisty young actress, that Hollywood is not all that it seems.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sincere, captivating, humorous
Plot: fall in love, ambition, follow your dream, hopes, love and romance, showbiz, buddies, filmmaking, hollywood, friends, artists and showbiz
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Lonely Lady (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young screenwriter allows others to exploit her in the hopes of "making it" in Hollywood.
Style: rough, sexual, serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, betrayal, screenwriter, writers, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, downfall, mental illness, couples, filmmaking, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 4.9
 170
Stand-ins (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Six women who came to Hollywood with the dream of becoming famous find themselves working as stand-ins for the glamorous stars of the late 1930s. Gathering for a birthday celebration at their local watering hole, they introduce a new member to the ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, gloomy, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, bar, filmmaking, couples, love and romance, actor's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, alcohol abuse, showbiz, doppelganger, drinking alcohol ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1937, pre world war two
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 4.4
 432
Beautiful Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Odessa is a beautiful girl addicted to the attention and money that being an adult film star brings. William, a lonely mechanic, has a crush on her, and she indulges his fantasy and leads him on. Thinking he can save her and help her find a normal ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, gloomy
Plot: porn star, fall in love, ambition, impossible love, desire for fame, celebrity culture, showbiz, love and romance, actor's life, artists and showbiz, sexual content, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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After the Rehearsal (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Rational, exacting, and self-controlled theater director, Henrik Vogler, often stays after rehearsal to think and plan. On this day, Anna comes back, ostensibly looking for a bracelet. She is the lead in his new production of Stindberg's ...
Style: clever, psychological, contemplative, talky, serious ...
Plot: lifestyle, actor's life, mentally unstable, hopes, human nature, family in crisis, aging, love and romance, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, apprentice ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.4
 716
Anna (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Czech refugee Krystyna (Paulina Porizkova) travels to New York in search of her actress idol and fellow expatriate, Anna (Sally Kirkland). After her own arrival in the Big Apple, Anna finds that celebrity often doesn't travel well, and she must ...
Style: gloomy, touching, psychological, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: aging, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, culture clash, midlife crisis, celebrity culture, lifestyle, actor's life, immigrants, follow your dream, rise to the top, desire for fame ...
Time: 80s
Place: czechoslovakia, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.5
 606
The Wild Party (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Loosely based on the Fatty Arbuckle scandal, an aging silent movie comic star tries for a comeback by staging a wild party that turns into a sexual free-for-all. The comic ends up killing his mistress and her latest boyfriend.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, sentimental, gloomy
Plot: gays and lesbians, lifestyle, unfulfillment, actor's life, betrayal, alcohol abuse, celebrity culture, nightlife, hollywood, showbiz, infidelity, sexual relations ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
They Shoot Movies, Don't They? ...The Making of 'Mirage' (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: They Shoot Movies, Don't They? is a voyeuristic look at first time director Tom Paulson and the movie he wrote called Mirage. Frank Gallagher is the documentarian whose camera waits and watches as Paulson navigates through a jungle of ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, clever, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: ambition, lifestyle, obsession, addiction, showbiz, filmmaking, actor's life, hollywood, performer's life, manipulation, disorder, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 4.8
 785
Guilty Hearts (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Over the course of this drama's six separate stories, a variety of couples struggle with the infidelity, dishonesty and heartbreak that plagues their varied pasts. In overcoming their challenges, these diverse individuals embrace a brighter ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sentimental
Plot: looking for love, couples, redemption, haunted by the past, couple relations, love and romance, friendship, infidelity, friends, bittersweet, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
3 Nights in the Desert (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three former band mates enter a cave after hearing it has the power to give them what they need. As unsettling desires rise to the surface, they all wonder if the cave has real power.
Style: touching, talky, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, introspection, reunion, friendship, love triangle, twentysomething life, love and romance, desert, bittersweet, road not taken, unfulfillment, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.2
 470
I'm Losing You (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A wealthy businessman Perry Krohn attempts to juggle the needs of his dedicated wife, demanding mistress and grown children while facing his own certain death from lung cancer.
Style: talky, realistic, emotional, serious, suspense ...
Plot: cancer, hollywood, family relations, aids, family problems, infidelity, terminal illness, showbiz, artists and showbiz, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
There Must Be a Pony (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marguerite Sydney is a celebrated Hollywood star attempting a comeback after a stay in a mental hospital, as well as trying to re-establish a relationship with her teenage son, and risking a romance with a mysterious stranger.
Style: serious, stylized, sentimental, touching, realistic
Plot: mental institution, hollywood, hospital, homecoming, mental illness, teenage life, starting over, love and romance, hopes, misfit, mentally unstable, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Through the Olive Trees (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The movie focuses on one of the events in Zendegi Edame Darad (1992), and explores the relationship between the movie director, and the actors. The local actors play a couple who got married right after the earthquake. In reality, the actor is ...
Style: contemplative, mind bending, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: filmmaking, couples, fictional reality, couple relations, film within a film, hopes, actor's life, love and romance, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, new wave, olive ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.8
 589
A Man in Love (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An American film-star and an unknown British actress meet on set in Rome. She is angry when he refuses to speak to her journalist father, but later they have a passionate relationship.
Style: clever, sexual, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: filmmaking, infidelity, nudity (full frontal - brief), adultery, love affair, showbiz, fall in love, destructive relationship, couples, sexual content, profanity, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Guilty by Suspicion (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This compelling story vividly recreates Hollywood's infamous 'Blacklist Era'. The witch-hunt has begun and director David Merrill can revive his stalled career by testifying against friends who are suspected communists. Merrill's ...
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, bleak, sincere ...
Plot: politics, cold war, self discovery, parents and children, hollywood, dishonesty, legal action, gangsters, unfulfillment, society, fighting the system, legal ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1951, 1950s
Place: california, europe, usa, france, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Postcards from the Edge (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Substance-addicted Hollywood actress Suzanne Vale is on the skids. After a spell at a detox centre her film company insists as a condition of continuing to employ her that she live with her mother Doris Mann, herself once a star and now a champion ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, hollywood, rehabilitation, dysfunctional family, addiction, drug abuse, family problems, parents and children, filmmaking, self discovery, actor's life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Queen of the Lot (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An electronic ankle bracelet and being under house arrest aren't about to stop up-and-coming actress Maggie Chase (Tanna Frederick) from the two things she craves the most: real fame and true love. With more "Google points" than her ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: actor's life, showbiz, love triangle, alcohol abuse, paparazzi, bittersweet, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, couple relations, follow your dream, ambition, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Last Tycoon (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: F.Scott Fitzgerald's novel is brought to life in this story of a movie producer slowly working himself to death.
Style: realistic, stylized, captivating, sentimental, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, romance, producer, introspection, ambition, obsession, film industry, fall in love, great depression, unfulfillment, rise to the top ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 4.3
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Broken Windows (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four Women, Four Dreams, Four Realities
Style: psychological, realistic, serious
Plot: love triangle, interracial relations, couples, romance, artists and showbiz, actor's life, love and romance, sibling relationship, party, brother sister relationship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.8
 381
2 Jacks (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack Hussar is a legendary Hollywood director, whose persona commands respect and adoration from his fans. Can his son, Jack Jr. maintain his legacy?
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, family relations, follow your dream, parents and children, ambition, nightlife, hollywood, filmmaking, hopes, womanizer, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 1990s, 2010s, year 2012, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Live Fast, Die Young (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When a famous star is found dead at an exclusive Christmas Eve party filled with A-list Hollywood types, the police must hold for questioning a group of powerful entertainment industry players who are eager to leave the scene. As they reflect upon ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, captivating, psychotronic ...
Plot: hollywood, society, drug abuse, redemption, overdose, lifestyle, actor's life, writer's life, hopes, artists and showbiz, starlet, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.2
 366
The Wager (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An actor at the pinnacle of his Hollywood career finds himself buckling to temptation after he accepts the lead in a classic tale of good versus evil. Michael Steele has just been nominated for Best Actor at the Academy Awards. In the wake of that ...
Style: realistic, serious, christian film, gloomy, thought provoking ...
Plot: hollywood, introspection, human spirit, relationship vs career, actor's life, desire for fame, ambition, artists and showbiz, society, rising to stardom, couples, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 487
Heartbreakers (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Best friends Eli and Blue, both at a crossroads in their professional lives, find their friendship put to the test when they become preoccupied with the same woman
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), profanity, sexual content, friendship, thirtysomething life, couples, friends, betrayal, love and romance, female nudity, one female two males threesome ...
Time: 60s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Hollywood Wives: The New Generation (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Hollywood star (Fawcett), fed up with her husband's cheating, hires a private investigator to tail him. Emotional support is offered by her two friends - a soul singer (Givens) and a famous director's wife (Gilbert)
Style: semi serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: hollywood, private detective, showbiz, couple relations, celebrity culture, aging, womanizer, best friends, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, celebrity, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Hollywood Dreams (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The tale of a young girl fresh off the bus from Iowa, who falls in love with a sexy and promising young actor, though their relationship threatens to complicate her own obsessive goal of becoming a famous actress. The film perfectly captures the ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, psychological, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, artists and showbiz, romance, showbiz, fall in love, filmmaking, desire for fame, fish out of water, actor, audition, producer, tv show ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.7
 312
Starstruck (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A screenwriter befriends a washed up teen idol.
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hollywood, kidnapping, crimes, buddies, love and romance, rise and fall, unfulfillment, drug abuse, workplace romance, down on your luck, cons and scams, addiction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Audrey Hepburn Story (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The film spans from Hepburn's early childhood to the 1950s which details her life as a Dutch ballerina, coming to grips with her parents' divorce, and enduring life in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II. She then settles in ...
Style: feel good, uplifting, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, world war two, celebrity culture, actor's life, performer's life, rising to stardom, haunted by the past, human spirit, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1940s, 40s ...
Place: usa, new york, holland, europe, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.0
 101
Amazon Falls (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Amazon Falls tells the story of a faded B-movie actress JANA who refuses to let go of her dream of being a star. Famous for her roles in Amazon movies where she portrayed a variety of pre-Xena warrior-princesses, she desperately tries to keep her ...
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: hollywood, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, human nature, ambition, aging, actress, rivalry, society, once promising, showbiz, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Good morning Babilonia (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After the bankruptcy of their father's stonemasonry firm, brothers Nicola and Andrea emigrate to America to restore their fortunes. After many adventures and near-disasters, they end up in Hollywood designing sets for D.W.Griffith and marry ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: hollywood, world war one, couples, family relations, filmmaking, love and romance, unfulfillment, rise to the top, romance, parents and children, siblings relations, human nature ...
Time: 1910s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Dangerous Game (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A New York film director, working on his latest movie in Los Angeles, begins to reflect the actions in his movie and real life, especially when he begins an affair with the lead actress.
Style: psychological, rough, art house, melancholic, gloomy ...
Plot: filmmaking, obsession, addiction, lifestyle, redemption, life is a bitch, downfall, showbiz, human nature, husband wife relationship, drugs, divorce ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: israel, los angeles, california, middle east, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%