Movies like Childstar

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Childstar (2004)
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Childstar (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Childstar is about an egotistical 12-year-old named Taylor Brandon Burns who has skyrocketed to fame at that young age. His relationship with his driver, Rick, takes a turn when Taylor confides in him about the problems of celebrity and the fears of his impending teenage years. When Taylor disappears with his new girlfriend, Rick attempts to find the boy and help him through this troubling period.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, thought provoking, clever, suspense, realistic, witty, biting ...
Plot: youth, fame, actor's life, showbiz, filmmaking, lifestyle, coming of age, movie business, family relations, parents and children, satire, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, teenage boy, nanny, greed, limousine driver, love and romance, teenage life, society, spoiled brat, family problems, suburbs, mischievous children, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada

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Most similar movies to Childstar

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and witty films with plots about lifestyle, artists and showbiz, love and romance, youth, showbiz, family relations and parents and children mostly in Comedy, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like Childstar: Hollywood North (2003), Growing Op (2008), Lisa Picard Is Famous (2000), All About Actresses (2009), No Shame (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hollywood North (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The making of a serious, Canadian art house film descends into Hollywood farce when its producer is forced to compromise his vision to accommodate his drug-addled star, his leading lady and his venal backers.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, suspense ...
Plot: hollywood, actor's life, showbiz, filmmaking, lifestyle, obnoxious boss, love and romance, celebrity culture, curses spells and rituals, movie business, satire, media ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: canada
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Growing Op (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of a teenage boy coming of age in a suburban grow-operation, where every day is paradise or fresh hell. But it's always a trip. Sheltered all his life and home-schooled by loving parents who are also committed criminals, Quinn Dawson ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lifestyle, family relations, parents and children, eccentric family, teenage life, social relations, teenage love, brother sister relationship, suburbs, husband wife relationship, stoners, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Lisa Picard Is Famous (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A documentarian decides to follow the career of New York actress Lisa Picard, believing she is on the brink of fame. Instead, he bears witness to Lisa's continued, humorous, struggles as an actress, as well as the conflict that arises when ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, cynical, witty, humorous ...
Plot: satire, rise to the top, ambition, desire for fame, workplace romance, workplace situations, actor's life, rising to stardom, workplace, best friends, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
All About Actresses (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: While shooting a documentary about all kinds of actresses, the director falls for one of them.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: filmmaking, showbiz, lifestyle, celebrity culture, actor's life, love and romance, midlife crisis, actress, money, film producer, humiliation, actor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: india, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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No Shame (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A script fell to Isabel by chance. In reading it you realize it's the same story of the romance she had with the film director Mario Fabra, author of the script. Isabel decides appointment with Mario, who was not seen again, but at the moment ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, suspense, biting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lovers reunited, ambition, lifestyle, rise to the top, ego clash, love and romance, showbiz, filmmaking, couples, actor's life, youth, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madrid, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Say Uncle (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young artist (Peter Paige), desperate to replace the relationship he had with his recently relocated godson, is targeted by a neighborhood mom (Kathy Najimy) as a potential threat to the community.
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: godparent, false accusation, suburban life, gender, small town, small town life, suburbs, lifestyle, gay, coming of age, lgbt, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Stardom (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young girl is plucked from small-town obscurity and thrust into the spotlight of the glamorous world of super-models.
Style: clever, stylized, realistic, captivating, cynical ...
Plot: fashion, obsession, rise and fall, rags to riches, rising to stardom, lifestyle, desire for fame, ambition, rise to the top, celebrity culture, showbiz, model ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, argentina, paris france, europe, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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American Chai (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The film deals with an Indian American student who wanted to pursue his love of music over the more 'typical' academic endeavors of Indian Americans (e.g., medicine, engineering, law, and business).
Style: semi serious, witty, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: college, culture clash, lifestyle, follow your dream, friendship, teenage life, parents and children, hopes, misfit, nothing goes right, society, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Kick'n Rush (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story revolves around Jakob, Bo and Mikkel - three friends who spend their days lusting over unattainable women and engaging in a variety of illegal activities (i.e. they'll rent a movie and then break into a house to watch it). After ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: teenage love, friendship, teenage life, teaching the ways of the world, family relations, lifestyle, youth, buddies, society, parents and children, friendship between boys, football ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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State and Main (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Hollywood Film unit invades a small Vermont town leading to wholesale abandonment of values and virtue. A smart, warm and funny movie - and not just for movie buffs. Tagline: When a film crew came to Waterford, Vermont - They Shot First And Asked ...
Style: talky, humorous, feel good, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, hollywood, filmmaking, greed, movie business, lifestyle, love and romance, small town life, americana, disorder, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, england, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 3K
Trust Me (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Trust Me follows flailing Hollywood agent Howard, who seemingly strikes gold after signing the next big child star. What results is an unexpected ride through the nasty inner workings of Hollywood, as Howard desperately tries to make it in an ...
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: starlet, showbiz, desire for fame, ambition, lifestyle, prodigy, youth, intrigue, rivalry, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Best Things in the World (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Everyday family life as perfectly normal madness. “As Melhores Coisas do Mundo“ follows a few days in the life of the 15-year-old Mano, who is fighting on two fronts: his parents have just got divorced and he is going through puberty. Mano tries ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, family relations, coming of age, family problems, parents and children, gender, teenage life, gay interest, father son relationship, lgbt, gay, little boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
It's Not Me, I Swear! (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Léon is ten years old, has lots of problems and an overly fertile imagination. Of course, there is mom and dad who are always fighting, and those annoying neighbors who get to spend the summer at the beach. And then, there's Léa, the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: coming of age, youth, little boy, child abuse, children, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, unrequited love, parents and children, eccentric family, love and romance, prank, best friends ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
June in January (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A newly engaged bride dreamed of her wedding day with her late mother for her entire life, and is looking forward to planning every perfect detail to honor her mom's memory. But her special day is nearly ruined by her intimidating future ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, sexual ...
Plot: wedding, family relations, parents and children, couples, love and romance, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, arranged marriage, nothing goes right, unlikely couple, family gatherings, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Living in Oblivion (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nick is the director of a low-budget indie film. He tries to keep everything together as his production is plagued with an insecure actress, a megalomaniac star, a pretentious, beret-wearing director of photography and lousy catering. Divided in ...
Style: surreal, humorous, funny, atmospheric, talky ...
Plot: filmmaking, actor, character study, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, friends, actor's life, lifestyle, satire, filmmaker, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dark humor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Lost Kisses (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A 13-year-old girl in the deprived outskirts of a sprawling Sicilian city becomes a local celebrity to her needy community when word spreads that she just might be able to perform miracles.
Style: semi serious, touching, sincere, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: miraculous event, family relations, teenage life, satire, family problems, youth, hopes, lifestyle, society, parents and children, dysfunctional family, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sicily, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Celebrity (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The career and personal life of writer Lee are at a standstill, so he divorces his bashful wife, Robin, and dives into a new job as an entertainment journalist. His assignments take him to the swankiest corners of Manhattan, but as he jumps from one ...
Style: witty, cynical, stylized, satirical, realistic ...
Plot: greed, justice, loneliness, artists and showbiz, ambition, desire for fame, lifestyle, showbiz, celebrity culture, writers, satire, filmmaking ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 437
Two-Bit Waltz (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Suspension from school, the loss of a friend, a broken heart and lack of inspiration lead to Maude's downfall in this romp through teenage error. Your teenage years are never easy… but for Maude, things couldn't be worse. Within one ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, stylized ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, siblings relations, teenage life, family relations, teenage love, family life, love and romance, family problems, eccentric family, parents and children, best friends, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Quitters (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Quitters tells the story of the Raymans, a wealthy Jewish family that's falling apart. The son, Clark, is a bright and curious high schooler with a talent for manipulation. As his mother May enters treatment for a pill addiction, and he and his ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, parents and children, life turned upside down, family problems, family life, youth, social relations, disorder, innocence lost, high school life, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Beginner's Guide to Endings (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film centers on three brothers who, upon learning they only have a few days left to live, set off to reverse a lifetime of mistakes. Hopper and Simmons are playing the brothers' father and uncle, respectively, while Caan is one of the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, witty ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, last wish, family problems, ex athlete, self discovery, introspection, terminal illness, friendship, death, society, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Acne (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Uruguay, Argentina, Spain, Mexico, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: At the age of 13, Rafael Bregman has already lost his virginity, but has never kissed a girl. With his pimple-riddled face, his dysfunctional family, and a lowered self-esteem, getting this much anticipated first kiss proves trickier than expected. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: coming of age, teenage sexuality, school, prostitute, teenage boy, older woman teenage boy sex, youth, lifestyle, society, sexual awakening, friendship, loss of virginity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Mistress (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A comedy about a screenwriter (Wuhl) whose old movie script is read by a producer (Landau) and the search for financial backers begins. But it seems that each money source (Aiello, DeNiro, Wallach) has his own mistress that he wants put into the ...
Style: humorous, cynical, captivating, light, exciting ...
Plot: filmmaking, mistress, screenwriter, hollywood, showbiz, artists and showbiz, dark humor, film producer, financier, money, empire, satire ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Being Michael Madsen (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Actor Michael Madsen turns the tables on notorious paparazzo, Billy Dant, by hiring a trio of documentary filmmakers to chronicle Dant's life, loves, and troubles.
Style: parody, suspense, witty, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, paparazzi, filmmaking, showbiz, celebrity, actor's life, private vs public, false accusation, celebrity culture, journalism, society, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Whiskey with Vodka (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A renowned actor named Otto is the epitome of the problematic but beloved ladies man. Even when drunk he still knows more about filmmaking than does the amateur who is directing him in his latest movie. But what should the unreliable star do when a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, contemplative, offbeat
Plot: alcohol abuse, lifestyle, love and romance, showbiz, artists and showbiz, actor's life, aging, troublemaker, actor, drunk, addiction, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.9
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Raising Genius (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The film is about a boy who locks himself in the bathroom to work out math equations on the shower wall. The boy has obsessive compulsive parents. The boy is obsessed with a cheerleader named Lacy, who lives across the street from.
Style: semi serious, realistic, psychological, humorous, teen comedy ...
Plot: genius, dysfunctional family, family relations, prodigy, family problems, couples, youth, lifestyle, society, parents and children, couple relations, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.4
 4K
How to Be (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young man having an existential crisis convinces a Canadian self-help guru to come to London and become his personal life coach.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: coming of age, unfulfillment, introspection, self discovery, youth, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, hopes, musician, musician's life, teenager, psychology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.1
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Strange Hearts (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An aging former child star tries to capture the wealth that has always eluded him by latching on to a lucky man while both have their eye on the same girl of their dreams.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: love triangle, rivalry, rise and fall, youth, artists and showbiz, love and romance, dishonesty, celebrity culture, cons and scams, showbiz, manipulation, aging ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.3
 1K
700 Sundays (2014)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 700 Sundays, legendary comedian and actor Billy Crystal tells the stories of his youth, growing up in the jazz world of Manhattan, his teenage years, and finally adulthood. The Tony Award-winning show is a funny and poignant exploration of family ...
Style: humorous, talky, realistic, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: actor's life, artists and showbiz, showbiz, youth, coming of age, parents and children, autobiography, childhood, stand up comedian, performer's life, vulgarity, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
 67
Friction (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Filmmaker Cullen Hoback travels to a private high school where he writes a script about a real couple and the student who comes between them.
Style: semi serious, surreal, humorous, captivating, enigmatic ...
Plot: love triangle, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, high school life, couple relations, teachers and students, actor's life, youth, lifestyle, social relations, surrealism, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
He's Way More Famous Than You (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When once-up-and-coming indie film starlet Halley Feiffer loses her boyfriend, her agent and her career in one fell swoop she finally realizes that something in her life has got to change... she has to become WAY MORE FAMOUS! Armed with a stolen ...
Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, feel good, realistic
Plot: actor's life, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, hopes, lifestyle, showbiz, fame, escapades, society, gay, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%