Movies and TV shows like Halston

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Halston (2021)
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Halston (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: American fashion designer Halston skyrockets to fame before his life starts to spin out of control.
Style: factual, homoerotic, inspirational, semi autobiographical, semi documentary, based on true events
Plot: fashion, designer, homosexual, drug abuse, empire, gay relationship, haute couture, leadership, rising to stardom, drugs, gay interest, art, smoking, lifestyle, rise to the top, male protagonist, gay lead character, drug use, gay, journey, loneliness, sex scene, businessman, interracial relations, nightclub ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: america, new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and touching films and TV series with plots about ambition, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, rise and fall, life is a bitch, couples and unfulfillment mostly in Drama, Biography and Music genres. Some movies like Halston: Yves Saint Laurent (2014), The Temptations (1998), Coco Chanel (2008), Basquiat (1996), Pinero (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Yves Saint Laurent (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A look at the life of French designer Yves Saint Laurent from the beginning of his career in 1958 when he met his lover and business partner, Pierre Berge.
Style: captivating, melancholic, enigmatic, sentimental, factual ...
Plot: fashion, gay, rise to the top, fashion designer, ambition, couple relations, gays and lesbians, character study, fashion show, couples, gender, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 70s ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, morocco, tokyo
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95%
The Temptations (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
Story: The true story of The Temptations, the Soul vocal group of the 1960s, as seen from the viewpoint of the last surviving member, Otis Williams. Beginning from their humble origins in the late 50s and continuing through the 90s and the deaths of the ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: music band, rise and fall, loss of son, alcohol abuse, reunion, flashback, african american, singer, r&b, showbiz, drug abuse, music ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 50s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: detroit, usa
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Coco Chanel (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, France, UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Italian-French-British TV film targeting the US audience, about the fashion icon Coco Chanel. The film begins with the fashion goddess (deftly played by Shirley MacLaine) in her twilight years, steeped in wealth and fame, still issuing game-changing ...
Style: based on true events, serious, realistic, inspirational, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: fashion, tragic love, relationship vs career, designer, rise to the top, lifestyle, ambition, follow your dream, feminism, fashion designer, orphan, eccentricity ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 1890s, turn of the century, 1900s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.9
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Basquiat (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Director Julian Schnabel illustrates the portrait of his friend, the first African-American pop artist Jean-Michel Basquiat who unfortunately died at a young age and just as he was beginning to make a name for himself in the art world. Alongside the ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, realistic, captivating, factual ...
Plot: drug abuse, friendship, artist, art, rise and fall, society, rising to stardom, self destructing, overdose, ambition, human spirit, celebrity culture ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Pinero (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: "Piñero" tells the story of the explosive life of a Latino icon, the poet-playwright-actor Miguel Piñero, whose urban poetry is recognized as a pre-cursor to rap and hip-hop. After doing time in hard-core Sing-Sing for petty thefts and ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, disturbing, factual ...
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, rise and fall, ambition, lifestyle, rising to stardom, society, life is a bitch, human nature, celebrity culture, couple relations, down on your luck ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
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76%
 7.0
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Gia (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Gia Carangi travels to New York City with dreams of becoming a fashion model. Within minutes of arriving, she meets Wilhelmina Cooper, a wise and high-powered agent who takes Gia under her wing. With Cooper's help and her own natural instincts, ...
Style: psychological, rough, melancholic, sexual, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: lesbian, addiction, drug abuse, lesbian romance, fashion, model, strong sexual content, drug addiction, heroin, mental illness, aids, lesbianism ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.2
 388
Sinatra (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 250 min.
TV show
Story: An extensive biopic of one of the most famous entertainers of the 20th century - Frank Sinatra. The only thing that could engage the public more than his songs and films was his sometimes controversial private life.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, singer, showbiz, relationship vs career, oldies, couples, music, rising to stardom, crumbling marriage, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 60s, 50s, 40s ...
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Coco Before Chanel (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: 2009 biopic about the early life of Coco Chanel. Several years after leaving the orphanage, to which her father never returned for her, Gabrielle Chanel finds herself working in a provincial bar both. She's both a seamstress for the performers ...
Style: stylized, factual, sexy, inspirational, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fashion, rise to the top, high society, designer, fashion designer, dressmaker, feminism, rags to riches, social climbing, feminist, creativity, fashion model ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, 1920s ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, england, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Sybil (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 198 min.
TV show
Story: The true story of a young woman named Sybil, whose childhood was so harrowing to her that she developed at least 13 different personalities.
Style: psychological, emotional, touching, disturbing, contemplative ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dissociative identity disorder, mental illness, split personality, psychology, child abuse, child rape, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, power relations, psychologist, family relations, mentally unstable ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
House of Versace (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Based on Wall Street Journal reporter Deborah Ball’s widely-read book "House of Versace: The Untold Story of Genius, Murder, and Survival", the movie brings to light the story of Donatella, who, following the brazen murder of her ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, stylized
Plot: fashion, family business, rise to the top, fashion industry, ambition, workplace, rise and fall, family relations, siblings relations, addiction, life is a bitch, fashion designer ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Naked Director (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: In 1980s Japan, one determined man turned every crushing setback into opportunity. His name was Toru Muranishi, and he revolutionized his industry.
Style: erotic, sexploitation film, funny, captivating, based on true events
Plot: cheating wife, female nudity, sex scene, pornographer, unfaithful wife, filmmaking, porn industry, teamwork, porn magazine, porn star, new beginning, rise to the top ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: japan, tokyo, hokkaido, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.4
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Factory Girl (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the mid-1960s, wealthy debutant Edie Sedgwick meets artist Andy Warhol. She joins Warhol's famous Factory and becomes his muse. Although she seems to have it all, Edie cannot have the love she craves from Andy, and she has an affair with a ...
Style: contemplative, serious, factual, romantic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: artist, addiction, singer, art, rise and fall, fashion, socialite, fame, photographer, actor's life, love, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, year 1964, year 1971 ...
Place: new york, usa, paris france, london, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.0
 96K
Jobs (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The story of Steve Jobs' ascension from college dropout into one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century.
Style: serious, realistic, factual, inspirational, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: rise to the top, prodigy, creativity, inventions and discoveries, business, computers and web, workplace situations, perfectionist, entrepreneur, lifestyle, programmer, computer ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 21st century, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: usa, india, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.2
 899
Blonde (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia, Canada, USA
Duration: 165 min.
TV show
Story: A fictional biography of Marilyn Monroe mixed with series of real events in her life.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, contemplative
Plot: hollywood, rise and fall, showbiz, actor's life, ambition, historical figure, rising to stardom, desire for fame, filmmaking, starlet, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1930s, 1940s, 30s ...
Place: usa, venice beach california, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Milk (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The story of California's first openly gay elected official, Harvey Milk, who became an outspoken agent for change, seeking equal rights and opportunities for all. His great love for the city and its people brought him backing from young and ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, discrimination, gay slur, homosexual, politician, civil rights, election, protest, politics, homosexuality, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977, year 1978, year 1976 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, new york, phoenix arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Martha, Inc.: The Story of Martha Stewart (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Martha, Inc.: The Story of Martha Stewart is a 2003 NBC TV movie starring Cybill Shepherd as Martha Stewart in which the life of Martha Stewart is outlined starting from her life in New Jersey to the scandal behind her arrest.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, biting, cynical ...
Plot: ambition, rise to the top, relationship vs career, rise and fall, boss and employee, workplace situations, lifestyle, rising to stardom, celebrity culture, tv show, media satire, obnoxious boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Selena: The Series (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: As Mexican-American Tejano singer Selena comes of age and realizes her dreams, she and her family make tough choices to hold on to love and music.
Style: touching, uplifting, factual, sincere
Plot: singer, lifestyle, dying young, performer's life, showbiz, racial segregation, rise and fall, ambition, life is a bitch, childhood, artists and showbiz, music ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
George Wallace (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
TV show
Story: George Wallace is a 1997 television film starring Gary Sinise as George Wallace, the former Governor of Alabama. It was directed by John Frankenheimer, who won an Emmy award for it; Sinise and Mare Winningham also won Emmies for their performances. ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: civil rights, racism, assassination attempt, campaign, interracial relations, discrimination, injustice, conservative, politics, rebellion, life is a bitch, rise to the top ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 50s, year 1965, year 1972 ...
Place: alabama, usa, georgia, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Beautiful Life: TBL (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The daily lives of young models living together in a models' residence in New York, while struggling to deal with the cutthroat competition and fleeting fame of the fashion world.
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, captivating, contemplative
Audience: teens
Plot: model, desire for fame, rise to the top, lifestyle, ambition, teenage life, intrigue, haunted by the past, teaching the ways of the world, dishonesty, rivalry, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Enfant Terrible (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 134 min.
Story: When 22-year-old Rainer Werner Fassbinder storms the stage of a small, progressive theatre in Munich 1967, and seizes the production without further ado, nobody suspects this brazen young rebel to become one of the most important post-war German ...
Style: captivating, tense, contemplative, unusual plot structure, psychological
Plot: film producer, gay club, gay, gay couple, male nudity, actor, romance, gays and lesbians, homosexual, gay love, love, lgbt ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Rated X (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Jim and Artie Mitchell, two brothers who entered the porn industry in the early 60's. After creating such legendary porn films as "Behind the Green Door" and "Inside Marily Chambers", they later ...
Style: cynical, tense, sexy, psychological, intense ...
Plot: murder, pornographer, drug abuse, addiction, filmmaking, ambition, rise and fall, life is a bitch, showbiz, artists and showbiz, pornography, porn industry ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.6
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Lenny (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of acerbic 1960s comic Lenny Bruce, whose groundbreaking, no-holds-barred style and social commentary was often deemed by the Establisment as too obscene for the public.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, rough, atmospheric ...
Plot: civil rights, stripper, fighting the system, judaism, rise and fall, drug abuse, ambition, lifestyle, showbiz, addiction, family problems, rising to stardom ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
King of Salsa (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The rise and fall of salsa singer, Héctor Lavoe (1946-1993), as told from the perspective of his wife Puchi, who looks back from 2002.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, disturbing, sentimental
Plot: dancing, showbiz, artists and showbiz, musician's life, ambition, music, lifestyle, romance, drug abuse, life is a bitch, rise and fall, salsa ...
Time: 70s, 60s
Place: new york, usa, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Charlie (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Ireland
TV show
Story: The political and personal life of Charlie Haughey during his time in office.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: political leader, ambition, rise and fall, rivalry, politics, head of state, state affairs, political intrigue, unfulfillment, politician
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
What We Do Is Secret (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A biopic of punk legend Darby Crash and his band, the Germs.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspense
Plot: punk, punk rock, lifestyle, rising to stardom, musician's life, music, artists and showbiz, music band, drug abuse, celebrity culture, nightlife, ambition ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.0
 28K
Pollock (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In August of 1949, Life Magazine ran a banner headline that begged the question: "Jackson Pollock: Is he the greatest living painter in the United States?" The film is a look back into the life of an extraordinary man, a man who has ...
Style: based on true events, emotional, inspirational, intellectual, atmospheric ...
Plot: painter, artist, painting, alcohol abuse, art, bohemian life, rise and fall, supportive spouse, addiction, self destructing, lifestyle, ambition ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, 40s, 1950s ...
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Walt Before Mickey (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the book "Walt Before Mickey" covers the early years of Walt Disney's career. The legendary Walt Disney had a tumultuous childhood, yet he was determined to overcome obstacles in his path, before the creation of his first ...
Style: motivational, factual, serious, feel good
Plot: filmmaker, brother, brother brother relationship, follow your dream, business and finance, relationship vs career, bigger dreams, dream come true, success, daydreamer, motivation, following a dream ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Bettie Page: Dark Angel (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bettie Page was America's number one pin-up girl in the 1950s and became a cult icon. This biopic tells the story of the last 3 years of her short-lived career, recreating the incriminating bondage films which gave her the nickname "Dark ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sexy, sexual
Plot: actor's life, rise and fall, desire for fame, lifestyle, fashion, showbiz, celebrity culture, friendship, workplace romance, life is a bitch, against the rules, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: tennessee, florida, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.4
 11K
Houdini (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the man behind the magic as he finds fame, engages in espionage, battles spiritualists and encounters the greatest names of the era, from U.S. presidents to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Grigori Rasputin.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: rise to the top, undercover, performer's life, ambition, seance, espionage, artists and showbiz, couple relations, magic, wizards and magicians, husband wife relationship, magic show ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1890s, 1910s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, washington d.c., budapest hungary, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.6
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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: emotional, serious, touching, realistic, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fashion, ambition, follow your dream, rise to the top, hopes, lifestyle, workplace, family relations, workplace situations, parents and children, strong female presence
Time: 20th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%