Movies like Begin Again 2013

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Begin Again (2013)
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Begin Again (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A long lost music producer finds a singer-songwriter right about the moment he has given up all hope on life.
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, inspirational, romantic, lyrical, feel good, sexy, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: music, musician's life, musician, infidelity, female singer, father daughter relationship, love, street musician, relationships, betrayal, love story, singer, coping, city life, rock and roll, follow your dream, girl, love affair, desire for fame, male female relationship, ambition, talent, love interest, price of fame, rising to stardom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, new jersey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, feel good, touching and sentimental films with plots about music, musician, dialogue, mentor, runaway, artists and showbiz and storytelling mostly in Drama, Music and Comedy genres. Some movies like Begin Again: Once (2007), Before We Go (2014), Music and Lyrics (2007), Sing Street (2016), Crazy Heart (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Once (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A vacuum repairman moonlights as a street musician and hopes for his big break. One day a Czech immigrant, who earns a living selling flowers, approaches him with the news that she is also an aspiring singer-songwriter. The pair decide to ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, sincere, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: music, musician's life, street musician, romance, pianist, friendship, recording studio, love, singer, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, london, dublin ireland, czech republic, europe
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Before We Go (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman who is robbed on her way to catch the 1:30 train to Boston is left stranded in New York City. She meets a man who helps her during the course of the night and the two form a romance.
Style: romantic, touching, sweet, light, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, love and romance, chance meeting, adventure, stranger, hopes, jazz musician, life philosophy, honest, loneliness, nothing goes right, hotel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, usa, boston
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90%
Music and Lyrics (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A washed up singer is given a couple days to compose a chart-topping hit for an aspiring teen sensation. Though he's never written a decent lyric in his life, he sparks with an offbeat younger woman with a flair for words.
Style: feel good, sweet, romantic, light, lyrical ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, opposites attract, love and romance, musician's life, love, fall in love, love story, relationships, singer, mentor, career, romancing partners ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, london, usa, new jersey
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100%
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Sing Street (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.
Style: touching, realistic, feel good, lyrical, sweet ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: music band, friendship, musician's life, school, youth, coming of age, music, teenager, rock and roll, teenage life, dream girl, singer ...
Time: 80s, year 1985, future, 20th century
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, london, england
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Crazy Heart (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When reporter Jean Craddock interviews Bad Blake -- an alcoholic, seen-better-days country music legend -- they connect, and the hard-living crooner sees a possible saving grace in a life with Jean and her young son. But can he leave behind an ...
Style: touching, emotional, depressing, romantic, sincere ...
Plot: musician, country music, loneliness, alcohol abuse, addiction, journalist, character study, singer, country singer, music business, redemption, alcoholic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, austin texas, california, usa, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Rudderless (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A grieving father in a downward spiral stumbles across a box of his recently deceased son's demo tapes and lyrics. Shocked by the discovery of this unknown talent, he forms a band in the hope of finding some catharsis.
Style: emotional, touching, compassionate, heartbreaking, suspenseful ...
Plot: redemption, loss of son, intergenerational friendship, visceral, life philosophy, musician, parent child relationship, family problems, down on your luck, dealing with death, life is a bitch, coping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Forever My Girl (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After being gone for a decade, a country star returns home to the love he left behind.
Style: romantic, touching, melancholic, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: country singer, second chance, happy ending, illegitimate child, father daughter relationship, fiancee, wedding day, glory, father son relationship, couple relations, hometown, forgiveness ...
Place: new orleans, london, nashville tennessee, berlin germany
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The High Note (2020)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, USA, China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Set in the dazzling world of the LA music scene comes the story of Grace Davis, a superstar whose talent, and ego, have reached unbelievable heights. Maggie is Grace’s overworked personal assistant who’s stuck running errands, but still aspires ...
Style: light, sweet, sentimental
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: assistant, personal assistant, ambition, musician, pop star, relationship vs career, strong female presence, music, singer, artists and showbiz, showbiz, talent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, year 1970, year 1989
Place: usa, california, chicago illinois, miami, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Coyote Ugly (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Graced with a velvet voice, 21-year-old Violet Sanford heads to New York to pursue her dream of becoming a songwriter only to find her aspirations sidelined by the accolades and notoriety she receives at her "day" job as a barmaid at ...
Style: stylized, humorous, romantic, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night, teen drama
Plot: dancing, music, dancer's life, nightlife, nightclub, love affair, love and romance, ambition, parents and children, sexual attraction, desire for fame, follow your dream ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 8.0
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La La Land (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile ...
Style: romantic, dramatic, melancholic, emotional, sad ...
Audience: chick flick, family outing, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: jazz, love, dancing, music, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, bigger dreams, musician, pianist, audition, jazz club, love story, dreams ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles, paris france
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74%
 7.0
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Danny Collins (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An ageing rock star decides to change his life when he discovers a 40-year-old letter written to him by John Lennon.
Style: sentimental, touching, inspirational, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, rock star, aging, elderly, musician, midlife crisis, transformation, family relations, introspection, musician's life, starting over, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1971
Place: new jersey, los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ 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: girls' night, teens, family outing, kids, date night ...
Plot: drummer, music, recording studio, rock and roll, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, music band, small town, jazz musician, musician, showbiz, rising to stardom, ambition ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, illinois, los angeles, wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, atmospheric, affectionate ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: music, rock and roll, working class, musician, irish, friendship, bittersweet, chase, hip hop, happy ending, childhood, small town ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Jazz Singer (1980)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Neil Diamond stars as Yussel in this tale of a young Jewish cantor who strives to make a career in music.
Style: touching, intense, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: jewish, father son relationship, tradition, showbiz, family relations, parents and children, religions or cults, desire for fame, follow your dream, estrangement, lifestyle, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: california, new york, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Fame (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An updated version of the 1980 musical, which centered on the students of the New York Academy of Performing Arts.
Style: melancholic, intense, semi serious, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids, date night
Plot: high school, dancing, music, teacher, music business, reality, dream come true, desire for fame, youth, follow your dream, teenage life, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
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Duets (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Duets is a road-trip comedy which revolves around the little known world of karaoke and the whimsical characters who inhabit it. All roads lead to Omaha, site of a national karaoke competition where this motley group of singers and stars come ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, entertaining, road movie ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: road trip, family relations, love and romance, partners, contests and competitions, ambition, musician, singing competition, on the road, father daughter relationship, convict, singer ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, california, new jersey, usa, nevada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 11K
Soul Men (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two former backup soul singers, Louis and Floyd, have not spoken to each other in 20 years, and reluctantly agree to travel across the country together to a reunion concert to honor their recently-deceased lead singer. Cleo, a beautiful young woman ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, touching
Plot: african american, artists and showbiz, showbiz, buddies, lifestyle, music band, musician's life, on the road, gangsters, black cast, rock and roll, black man ...
Time: contemporary, year 2008
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Shall We Dance? (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Upon first sight of a beautiful instructor, a bored and overworked estate lawyer signs up for ballroom dancing lessons.
Style: feel good, touching, inspirational, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, date night
Plot: friendship, couple relations, follow your dream, dancing, dancer's life, dance school, teachers and students, marriage, rags to riches, family, hopes, couples ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Nashville (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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Story: Rayna Jaymes and Juliette Barnes face personal and professional challenges as they navigate their paths as artists and individuals. Surrounding them, and often complicating their lives, are their family, friends and, in some cases, lovers, as well ...
Style: captivating, realistic, sincere, serious, sentimental
Plot: country music, fame, musician, singer, rivalry, music, music industry, celebrity, family relations, lifestyle, desire for fame, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nashville tennessee, southern usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Grace of My Heart (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An aspiring singer, Denise Waverly/Edna Buxton, sacrifices her own singing career to write hit songs that launch the careers of other singers. The film follows her life from her first break, through the pain of rejection from the recording industry ...
Style: touching, inspirational, lyrical, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: songwriter, music, music industry, existentialism, loneliness, showbiz, rise and fall, lifestyle, ambition, artists and showbiz, self discovery, rock and roll ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 50s, 20th century
Place: california, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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: hip hop, rising to stardom, desire for fame, moral dilemma, ambition, artists and showbiz, musician's life, radio dj, music, follow your dream, strong female presence, producer
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Thing Called Love (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Miranda Presley moves from New York to Nashville to become a songwriter. At an unsuccessful audition she meets James Wright, a promising newcomer. After only a few days they marry but start to quickly regret it.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, country music, romance, musician's life, couple relations, couples, hopes, love and romance, artists and showbiz, twentysomething life, friends, rock and roll ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, tennessee, new jersey, usa, austin texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.9
 35K
Drumline (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A fish-out-of-water comedy about a talented street drummer from Harlem who enrolls in a Southern university, expecting to lead its marching band's drumline to victory. He initially flounders in his new world, before realizing that it takes more ...
Style: feel good, inspirational, humorous, light, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: music, underdog, hip hop, college, dancing, teenager, rivalry, destiny, adaptation, music band, follow your dream, rise to the top ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: harlem, georgia, usa, new york, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Brown Sugar (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sidney is a writer who's just left her L.A. Times music review gig to edit New York hip-hop magazine XXL. Dre is an executive with a hip-hop record company based in New York. They've known each other since they met as children, when both ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sexy, intense, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: hip hop, romance, friendship, infidelity, music, love triangle, black romance, fall in love, looking for love, couples, happy ending, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: california, new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The American Mall (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The executive producers of High School Musical keep the good times rolling with this upbeat musical comedy set in the one place every American teenager's home away from home - the local shopping mall. Ally (Nina Dobrev) is an optimistic ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: ambition, musician, love and romance, youth, lifestyle, save the day, musician's life, rise to the top, couple relations, teenage life, optimism, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Mambo Kings (1992)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Mambo Kings tells the story of César and Nestor Castillo, brothers and aspiring musicians who flee from Cuba to America in search of the American Dream.
Style: sentimental, emotional, melancholic, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: music, rags to riches, latin, performer's life, musician's life, romance, family relations, brother brother relationship, sibling rivalry, fame, true love, love story ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: cuba, new york, havana cuba, usa, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.9
 2K
The Song (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The film follows aspiring singer-songwriter Jed King (Alan Powell) as he struggles to catch a break and escape the long shadow of his father, a country music legend. After reluctantly accepting a gig at a local vineyard harvest festival, Jed is ...
Style: sentimental, serious, uplifting, captivating, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: ambition, musician's life, love affair, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, music, couples, americana, country singer, hopes, unfulfillment, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, year 2006, year 1981 ...
Place: usa, nashville tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Sweet and Lowdown (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A comedic biopic focused on the life of fictional jazz guitarist Emmett Ray. Ray was an irresponsible, free-spending, arrogant, obnoxious, alcohol-abusing, miserable human being, who was also arguably the best guitarist in the world.
Style: talky, atmospheric, tragicomedy, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: music, jazz, musician, infidelity, love and romance, musician's life, fall in love, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, art, artist, music business ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: new york, new jersey, chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.4
 44K
Laggies (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Overeducated and underemployed, 28 year old Megan is in the throes of a quarterlife crisis. Squarely into adulthood with no career prospects, no particular motivation to think about her future and no one to relate to, Megan is comfortable lagging a ...
Style: romantic, entertaining, sweet, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, teenager, adolescence vs adulthood, unlikely couple, love and romance, youth, fall in love, single father, adolescence, character study, runaway, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, new jersey, washington d.c., usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Fighting Temptations (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The Fighting Temptations stars Cuba Gooding, Jr. as the film's protagonist as he attempts to revive a church choir in order to enter a gospel competition with the help of a beautiful lounge singer (Beyoncé Knowles) with whom he soon falls in ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, melancholic, absurd ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: church choir, small town, music, love story, music band, contests and competitions, ambition, disorder, last wish, friendship, rivalry, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, cuba, georgia, new york, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%