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 7.4
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24 Hour Party People (2002)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1976, Tony Wilson sets up Factory Records and brings Manchester's music to the world.
Style: clever, stylized, semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic, offbeat, sincere, post modern, porno movie ...
Plot: nightclub, clubbing, punk, suicide, music, rave, hanging, cocaine, singer, musician, party, music band, postmodernism, drugs/alcohol, rock, nightlife, celebration, urban, ambition, partners, artists and showbiz, buddies, musician's life, rise and fall, drugs ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 90s, year 1976
Place: manchester, england, northern england, europe, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and stylized films with plots about artists and showbiz, music, lifestyle, drinking, singer, friends and storytelling mostly in Music, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like 24 Hour Party People: Control (2007), It's All Gone Pete Tong (2004), Human Traffic (1999), Northern Soul (2014), The Look of Love (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 56K
Control (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA, Australia, Japan, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Control is the biography of Joy Division lead singer Ian Curtis, taking his story from schoolboy days of 1973 to his suicide on the eve of the band's first American tour in 1980.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, stylized, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: musician's life, music, punk, music band, depression, suicide, extramarital affair, hanging, singer, musician, journalist, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1980
Place: england, europe, manchester england, northern england
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100%
It's All Gone Pete Tong (2004)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Its All Gone Pete Tong is a comedy following the tragic life of legendary Frankie Wilde. The story takes us through Frankie's life from one of the best DJ's alive, through subsequent battle with a hearing disorder, culminating in his ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: mute or deaf, cocaine, recording studio, disc jockey, comeback, music, disability, british, suicide attempt, dancer, disappearance, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ibiza
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 21K
Human Traffic (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: All that exists now is clubs, drugs, pubs and parties. I've got 48 hours off from the world, man I'm gonna blow steam out of my head like a screaming kettle. I'm gonna talk cods hit to strangers all night. I'm gonna lose the plot ...
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: clubbing, friendship, escape from reality, fast food restaurant, party, sex, drug abuse, rave, masturbation, weekend, city life, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: wales, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Northern Soul (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set in 1974, an authentic and uplifting tale of two friends whose horizons are opened up by the discovery of black American soul music.
Style: stylized, semi serious, realistic, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: nightclub, friendship, drugs/alcohol, obsession, nightlife, urban, teenage life, music, youth, friends, coming of age, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Look of Love (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Paul Raymond builds a porn, entertainment and real estate empire that makes him the wealthiest man in Britain, but drugs doom his beloved daughter, Debbie.
Style: semi serious, stylized, realistic, clever, sexy ...
Plot: pornography, womanizer, drugs/alcohol, rise to the top, ambition, infidelity, parents and children, nightlife, showbiz, dishonesty, media, society ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, year 1958 ...
Place: england, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Hard Core Logo (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bruce Macdonald follows punk bank Hard Core Logo on a harrowing last-gasp reunion tour throughout Western Canada. As magnetic lead-singer Joe Dick holds the whole magilla together through sheer force of will, all the tensions and pitfalls of life on ...
Style: humorous, realistic, talky, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: on the road, punk, music, reunion, buddies, music band, musician's life, rise and fall, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, friends, aging ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.8
 30K
54 (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Shane, a Jersey boy with big dreams, crosses the river in hopes of finding a more exciting life at Studio 54. When Steve Rubell, the mastermind behind the infamous disco, plucks Shane from the sea of faces clamoring to get inside his club, Shane not ...
Style: sexy, sexual, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: disco, nightclub, nightlife, sex, drug abuse, money, bartender, rise and fall, drugs/alcohol, addiction, urban, music ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
 8K
CBGB (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: CBGB looks at New York's dynamic punk rock scene through the lens of the ground-breaking Lower East Side club started by eccentric Hilly Kristal (Alan Rickman) in 1973 which launched thousands of bands.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: music, punk, punk rock, nightclub, music band, urban, rock, musician's life, nightlife, ambition, artists and showbiz, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Steve Coogan, an arrogant actor with low self-esteem and a complicated love life, is playing the eponymous role in an adaptation of "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman" being filmed at a stately home. He constantly spars ...
Style: clever, talky, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, adaptation, postmodernism, verbal byplay, artists and showbiz, actor, disorder, nothing goes right, actor's life, buddies, ego clash, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 120K
Magic Mike (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Mike, an experienced stripper, takes a younger performer called The Kid under his wing and schools him in the arts of partying, picking up women, and making easy money.
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: nightclub, nightlife, drugs/alcohol, friendship, clubbing, dancer, friends, young people, stripper, dancing, buddies, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: realistic, captivating, semi serious, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: music band, blues, irish, friendship, music, audition, star, singer, drugs/alcohol, unlikely partners, desire for fame, urban ghetto ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 43K
The Runaways (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Joan Jett and Cherie Currie, two rebellious teenagers from Southern California, become the frontwomen for the Runaways -- the now-legendary group that paved the way for future generations of female rockers. Under the Svengalilike influence of ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, music band, coming of age, alcoholic drink, guitarist, drummer, teenage sexuality, broken glass, grandmother, hospital bed, publicity, iron ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A biography of Ian Dury, who was stricken with polio at a young age and defied expectations by becoming one of the founders of the punk-rock scene in Britain in the 1970s.
Style: uplifting, semi serious, realistic, touching, offbeat ...
Plot: punk, musician's life, rock, follow your dream, music, polio, rock star, rising to stardom, human spirit, disability, ambition, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Brothers of the Head (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the 1970s a music promoter plucks Siamese twins from obscurity and grooms them into a freakish rock'n'roll act. A dark tale of sex, strangeness and rock music.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: music band, twins, sexual relations, showbiz, artists and showbiz, musician's life, rise to the top, human nature, introspection, siblings relations, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
 4K
Stoned (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A chronicle of the sordid life and suspicious death of Rolling Stones co-founder Brian Jones, who was found in the bottom of his swimming pool weeks after being let go from the band.
Style: serious, realistic, flamboyance
Plot: rock, music, musician's life, life is a bitch, showbiz, musician, death, rock star, drug abuse, music band, blues, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1960s, contemporary
Place: munich germany, morocco, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.2
 75K
The Doors (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The story of the famous and influential 1960's rock band and its lead singer and composer, Jim Morrison.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: music band, singer, mentally unstable, drug abuse, star, airplane, hallucination, sex, poetry, lsd, hippie, music ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1949, year 1966 ...
Place: california, usa, paris france, miami, venice beach california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Corrine Burns retreats far into plans for her band, The Fabulous Stains, after her mother's death.
Style: semi serious, witty, realistic, clever, humorous ...
Plot: punk, punk rock, music band, rock, desire for fame, rising to stardom, ambition, music, artists and showbiz, friends, musician's life, rebelliousness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.1
 26K
Sid and Nancy (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Following their breakout success in England, flagship punk rock band the Sex Pistols venture out on their first U.S. tour. Temperamental bassist Sid Vicious takes his troubled girlfriend, Nancy Spungen, along for the ride. Along the way, the ...
Style: serious, gloomy, captivating, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: addiction, destructive relationship, drug abuse, heroin, drugs/alcohol, rise and fall, love and romance, couples, life is a bitch, music band, love affair, punk ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, england, europe, britain, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Last Days of Disco (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two young women and their friends spend spare time at an exclusive nightclub in 1980s New York.
Style: witty, talky, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: disco, nightclub, friends, depression, sex, jealousy, dancer, death, investigation, theft, nightlife, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, spain, barcelona spain, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.4
 113K
Man on the Moon (1999)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A film about the life and career of the eccentric avant-garde comedian, Andy Kaufman.
Style: offbeat, touching, tragicomedy, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: comedian, wrestling, prank, tv show, singer, confrontation, performer's life, celebrity culture, rock, show business, showbiz, terminal illness ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, lithuania, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.0
 68K
Frank (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young wannabe musician who discovers he has bitten off more than he can chew when he joins an eccentric pop band led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank.
Style: tragicomedy, semi serious, touching, melancholic, lyrical ...
Plot: music, identity, music band, eccentricity, suicide, mental illness, creativity, deadpan, loneliness, character study, depression, musician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, ireland, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Singer Dewey Cox overcomes adversity to become a musical legend.
Style: humorous, clever, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, addiction, rock, extramarital affair, parody, marijuana, farce, backstage, cocaine, horse, singer, divorce ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The story of the rise and fall of the Pre-Fab Four.
Style: clever, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: parody, music, rise and fall, music band, rock, musician's life, rising to stardom, celebrity culture, showbiz, media, artists and showbiz, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 5.6
 2K
Weekender (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 1990. The rave scene has arrived from Ibiza and warehouse parties are exploding across the UK bringing phenomenal wealth to the organisers. In Manchester, best mates Matt and Dylan are in their early 20's and long to be more than just punters. ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, exciting
Plot: rave, drug dealing, drugs/alcohol, buddies, friendship, music, nightclub, partners, friends, gangsters, rise and fall, twentysomething life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, amsterdam, ibiza, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Night We Called It a Day (2003)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Based on the true events surrounding Frank Sinatra's tour of Australia. When Sinatra calls a local reporter a "two-bit hooker", every union in the country black-bans the star until he issues an apology.
Style: semi serious, witty, realistic, humorous
Plot: journalism, oldies, romance, musician's life, underdog, music, rise and fall, celebrity culture, ambition, artists and showbiz, head of state, prostitute ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: australia, usa, los angeles, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.2
 1K
Hear My Song (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Singer Josef Locke fled to Ireland 25 years ago to escape the clutches of the tax man and police Chief Jim Abbott. What he also left behind was the love of his life Cathleen Doyle. Now, Micky O’Neill is desperate to save both his ailing Liverpool ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: redemption, nightclub, showbiz, fall in love, comedy of errors, actor's life, romance, hidden identity, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, disorder, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, ireland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: "This Is Spinal Tap" shines a light on the self-contained universe of a metal band struggling to get back on the charts, including everything from its complicated history of ups and downs, gold albums, name changes and undersold concert ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: music band, heavy metal, cult, groupie, music, party, musician's life, rock, rock star, showbiz, artists and showbiz, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: touching, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: music, music band, drummer, recording studio, showbiz, manager, buddies, pop star, radio, musician's life, rising to stardom, celebrity culture ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: pennsylvania, ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.5
 24K
SLC Punk! (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two former geeks become 1980s punks, then party and go to concerts while deciding what to do with their lives.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, dark humor, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: punk, rebelliousness, heavy metal, rock, rebellion, friendship, heroin, self destructing, hospital, individualism, hippie, college graduate ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: utah, north dakota, england, canada, wyoming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
 2K
Aria (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ten short pieces directed by ten different directors, including Ken Russell, Jean-Luc Godard, Robert Altman, Bruce Beresford, and Nicolas Roeg. Each short uses an aria as soundtrack/sound (Vivaldi, Bach, Wagner), and is an interpretation of the ...
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, offbeat, stylized, captivating
Plot: infidelity, opera, love, secret, gambling, violence, sex, murder, surrealism, exile, ballet, nightclub ...
Time: 18th century, 1930s
Place: albania
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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