Movies and TV shows like Hollywood

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Hollywood (2020)
 7.5
 34K
Hollywood (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 347 min.
TV show
Story: A group of aspiring actors and filmmakers in post-World War II Hollywood try to make it big — no matter the cost.
Style: funny, colourful, social, gay cinema, sexploitation film
Plot: hollywood, follow your dream, prostitution, homosexuality, aspiring actor, racial discrimination, sexual harassment, sexploitation, film industry, screenwriter, career, love and romance, ambition, vicious, film producer, male prostitution, filmmaking, movie business, actor, interracial relations, racism, netflix
Time: 1940s, post world war two

Most similar movies to Hollywood

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and sexy films and TV series with plots about ambition, love and romance, hollywood, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, filmmaking and follow your dream mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres. Some movies like Hollywood: The Last Tycoon (2016), The Deuce (2017), The Queen's Gambit (2020), The Lonely Lady (1983), About Him (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Last Tycoon (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
TV show
Story: From F. Scott Fitzgerald's last work, The Last Tycoon follows Monroe Stahr, Hollywood's Golden Boy as he battles father figure and boss Pat Brady for the soul of their studio. In a world darkened by the Depression and the growing influence ...
Style: tense, captivating
Plot: hollywood, mogul, great depression, business, movie business, film industry, showdown, businessman, film producer, rivals, ambitious man, fight for supremacy ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 27K
The Deuce (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of the legalization and subsequent rise of the porn industry in New York’s Times Square from the early ’70s through the mid ’80s, exploring the rough-and-tumble world that existed there until the rise of HIV, the violence of the ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, melancholic, sexy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitution, female nudity, porn, male objectification, porn industry, society, sex, sleaze, sex scene, rivalry, obsession, party ...
Time: 70s, year 1978, year 1984, year 1977, year 1971 ...
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: ambition, follow your dream, fall in love, hopes, love and romance, showbiz, buddies, filmmaking, friends, hollywood, artists and showbiz
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Queen's Gambit (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 395 min.
TV show
Story: In a Kentucky orphanage in the 1950s, a young girl discovers an astonishing talent for chess while struggling with addiction.
Style: captivating, psychological, suspense, unusual plot structure, tense ...
Plot: chess, genius, girl power, addiction, child prodigy, prodigy, female protagonist, girl, orphanage, orphan, champion, mathematics ...
Time: 60s, 50s
Place: europe, usa, moscow russia, kentucky, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: realistic, serious, sexy, rough, sexual
Plot: hollywood, betrayal, showbiz, writers, screenwriter, ambition, downfall, love and romance, misfit, artists and showbiz, rise to the top, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.9
 82
About Him (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: All of Damien's focus is on him. Every thought. Every action. Is all about him. His touch. His kiss. His tongue. But Damien's focus alters as he leaves home for the first time with little knowledge of how to manage what he's feeling ...
Style: sexy, lgbt cinema, unusual plot structure, touching, gay cinema
Plot: gay, gay lead character, exploitation, homoeroticism, male objectification, closeted homosexual, sexploitation, erotica, sexual tension, sexuality, nudity (full frontal - brief), crush ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The L.A. Complex (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Six young performers having been dubbed “most likely to succeed” in their hometowns now face the challenges and opportunities of a lifetime in the City of Angels.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, sexy
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: desire for fame, artists and showbiz, temptation, lifestyle, ambition, hopes, follow your dream, talent agent, neighbor, dancer, roommate, comedian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Hollywood Heights (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Loren (Brittany Underwood) a smart, shy and independent high school senior who has ambitions of being a songwriter, secretly sends her song lyrics to her celebrity crush, rock superstar Eddie Duran (Cody Longo). Loren's wildest dreams come true ...
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, psychological, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cinderella story, follow your dream, musician, best friends, fame, audition, ambition, talented, fan, backstage, fall in love, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Manions of America (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 290 min.
TV show
Story: Film starring David Soul, Kate Mulgrew, Pierce Brosnan
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: immigrants, american civil war, ambition, couple relations, rise to the top, follow your dream, unfulfillment, love and romance, hopes, romance, lovers reunited, starvation ...
Time: 19th century
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.6
 55K
Nip/Tuck (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Hotshot plastic surgeons Dr. Sean McNamara and Dr. Christian Troy experience full-blown midlife crises as they confront career, family and romance problems.
Style: sexy, realistic, stylized, disturbing, sexual ...
Plot: womanizer, plastic surgery, family problems, family relations, friendship, doctor, ethics, physical appearance, nudity (full frontal - brief), jealousy, surgical operation, career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: miami, florida, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Feud: Bette and Joan (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 406 min.
TV show
Story: Anthology series of famous feuds with the first season based on the legendary rivalry between Bette Davis and Joan Crawford which began early on their careers, climaxed on the set of "Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?" and evolved into an ...
Style: sincere, melancholic, thought provoking, humorous, factual ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, actress, feud, movie star, jealousy, glory, woman, aging, family problems, workplace problem, loneliness ...
Time: 60s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.9
 234
Fame L.A. (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Fame L.A. is an American drama series that aired in syndication from 1997-1998. It told the story of a drama/dance school in Los Angeles where students honed their talents while overcoming various personal problems. It starred Christian Kane, ...
Style: serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental, sincere
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, artists and showbiz, follow your dream, lifestyle, hopes, performer's life, desire for fame, music, performance art, performance, mentor, student ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.5
 172
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 ...
Style: talky, serious, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, couples, realism, artists and showbiz, gangsters, actor's life, love and romance, underdog, fall in love, showbiz, love triangle ...
Time: 80s, 50s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.4
 164K
Entourage (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Film star Vince Chase navigates the vapid terrain of Los Angeles with a close circle of friends and his trusty agent.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: hollywood, actor, buddies, fame, friendship, producer, wealth, celebrity, actor's life, lifestyle, rising to stardom, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, beverly hills, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.9
 7K
Dirt (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dirt is an American television serial broadcast on the FX network. It premiered on January 2, 2007 and starred Courteney Cox as Lucy Spiller, the editor-in-chief of the first-of-its-kind "glossy tabloid" magazine DirtNow, which was ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: photographer, journalism, paparazzi, hollywood, magazine, artists and showbiz, media, desire for fame, blackmail, gossip and rumors, dark humor, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.7
 313
Starstruck (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A screenwriter befriends a washed up teen idol.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sitcom
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, dull life, dark humor, friends, disorder, rise and fall, nothing goes right, crimes, actor's life, rise to the top, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.6
 60
Carnation (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: Carnation is a Japanese television drama that aired in the Asadora slot on NHK from 3 October 2011 to 31 March 2012. It is the 85th Asadora. It is based on the life of the fashion designer Ayako Koshino in Kishiwada, Osaka. Ayako was the mother of ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fashion, rise to the top, ambition, follow your dream, lifestyle, hopes, workplace situations, family relations, workplace, parents and children, strong female presence
Time: 20th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.7
 8K
Harlots (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Brothel owner, Margaret Wells, struggles to raise her daughters in London during the 18th century.
Style: stylized, captivating, atmospheric, twists and turns, thought provoking
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: brothel, prostitution, brothel madam, rivalry, prostitute, class differences, businesswoman, woman, rivals, courtesan, mother daughter relationship, madam ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Arrangement (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An aspiring actress is presented with an arrangement that would link her romantically to a big star in Hollywood, but sticking to the details of her contract may not be easy.
Style: romantic, exciting, enigmatic, erotic, sexy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: movie star, romance, pretend relationship, famous, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love and romance, unhappy marriage, unrequited love, forced marriage, contract, troubled marriage, loveless marriage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.5
 219
Class of '96 (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Class of '96 is an American drama series that aired on Fox from January to May 1993. The series was created by John Romano and filmed mostly at the University of Toronto.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: college life, university, bittersweet, studying, power relations, social relations, friends, disorder, college graduate, youth, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Diseñando tu amor (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Despite their differences, Valentina and her sister Nora share the dream of becoming successful in the fashion world. As they try to reach their dreams, obstacles like family and romance complicate their journeys.
Style: suspense, psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: fashion industry, sister sister relationship, fashion, family relations, empire fashion, love and romance, follow your dream, direction and purpose, family conflict, love interest, family, love affair ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Dancing in September (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A black female TV producer struggles in Hollywood.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, tv show, media satire, workplace romance, americana, friendship, unlikely couple, artists and showbiz, love and romance, ambition, hollywood, journalism ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.2
 462
Unscripted (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Unscripted is the on going tales of three out of work actors navigating the rough terrain of Los Angeles. In a land where the universal word for actors is "No", Unscripted takes a look at these three kind souls just trying to survive. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, sexy ...
Plot: filmmaking, actor's life, showbiz, media, lifestyle, aspiring actor, casting, audition, hollywood, satire, media satire, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 8.0
 884
Bramwell (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: Bramwell is a British television series starring Jemma Redgrave as Dr. Eleanor Bramwell, a woman challenging the domination of men in the medical establishment, who runs a free hospital for the poor in the East End of London, during the late ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere
Plot: charity, strong female presence, looking for love, social differences, doctors and patients, discrimination, feminism, parents and children, follow your dream, love and romance, society, against the rules ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: london, england, europe, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Scarlett O'Hara War (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This is the story of how one of the famous movie roles was cast. The role of Scarlett O'Hara in Gone With the Wind.
Plot: backstage, historical event, party, actress, actor, filmmaking, casting, director, film producer, film industry, hollywood, movie star ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Beyond the Break (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Beyond the Break is an American drama series set in Hawaii, that debuted on The N in June 2006.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sexy, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: surfing, teenage love, rise to the top, friendship, ambition, youth, lifestyle, contests and competitions, overcoming, sport, teenage life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 8.6
 225K
Mad Men (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: Mad Men is set in the 1960s, initially at the fictional Sterling Cooper advertising agency on Madison Avenue in New York City, and later at the newly created firm, Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce, located nearby in the Time-Life Building, at 1271 ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, stylized, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: workplace, family problems, advertising agency, womanizer, boss and employee, advertising, career, ambition, workplace intrigue, americana, boss, sexism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Rich Man, Poor Man (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 566 min.
TV show
Story: An examination of the trials and tribulations of the Jordache family, from the period following World War II to the late 1960s.
Style: saga, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: family relations, rise to the top, blind ambition, gangsters, immigrants, hopes, society, ambition, power relations, boxing, siblings relations, social differences ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.9
 871
Kane & Abel (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Kane and Abel are born on the same day the same year on each side of the Atlantic. William Kane is born in one of the richest families of Boston and grows up to be a banker on Wall Street. Abel Rosnovski is born in the Polish countryside and has to ...
Style: serious, realistic, saga, captivating
Plot: vengeance, social differences, uninhibited rivalry, hopes, rise to the top, ambition, rivalry, society, sea disaster, bankruptcy, polish, promotion ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 50s, 80s, 60s ...
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.8
 384
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, non-linear ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, nightlife, hollywood, parents and children, follow your dream, family relations, ambition, hopes, filmmaking, fall in love, love and romance, womanizer ...
Time: 2010s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, year 2012 ...
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%