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24 Hour Party People (2002)
 7.4
 30K
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: stylized, clever, witty, humorous, sincere, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, porno movie, post modern ...
Plot: nightclub, clubbing, punk, suicide, musician, party, singer, hanging, cocaine, rave, music, success, rock, friends, businessman, partners, music band, life changing experience, ambition, artists and showbiz, manager, rise and fall, urban, musician's life, nightlife ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1976
Place: manchester, england, europe, northern england, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, stylized, talky and melancholic films with plots about artists and showbiz, storytelling, lifestyle, music, runaway, mentor and catastrophe 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), Hard Core Logo (1996), The Doors (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, melancholic, depressing, touching, harsh ...
Plot: musician's life, music, punk, singer, music band, depression, journalist, epilepsy, lifestyle, rise and fall, ambition, performance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1980
Place: europe, england, northern england, manchester 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, stylized, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: disappearance, suicide attempt, dancer, party, comeback, recording studio, disc jockey, cocaine, mute or deaf, music, disability, british ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ibiza
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 22K
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: witty, realistic, biting, offbeat, semi serious ...
Plot: clubbing, escape from reality, friendship, weekend, rave, masturbation, fast food restaurant, party, sex, drug abuse, buddies, self fulfillment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: wales, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: talky, clever, realistic, biting, humorous ...
Plot: reunion, on the road, music, punk, friends, ambition, buddies, partners, musician's life, down on your luck, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 7.2
 77K
The Doors (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
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: realistic, atmospheric, serious, factual, surreal ...
Plot: music band, singer, musician, fame, drug abuse, star, mentally unstable, nervous breakdown, party, addiction, self destructing, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1940s, year 1971 ...
Place: california, usa, new mexico, venice beach california, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: offbeat, sexual, sexy, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: pornography, parents and children, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, drugs/alcohol, family relations, porn, nightlife, couples, dishonesty, family problems, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 50s, 60s, 1960s ...
Place: england, london, britain
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47%
 7.1
 27K
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: captivating, gloomy, serious, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: addiction, heroin, drug abuse, destructive relationship, drug addiction, punk, dwarf, vandalism, domestic violence, punk rock, bassist, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, new york, europe, london, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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: serious, realistic, atmospheric, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: nightclub, disco, drug abuse, nightlife, lifestyle, addiction, drugs/alcohol, clubbing, gay, party, father son relationship, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, bahamas, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: realistic, semi serious, sincere, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: friendship, nightclub, nightlife, urban, society, youth, teenage life, drugs/alcohol, music, friends, coming of age, obsession ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, humorous, captivating, feel good, sincere ...
Plot: music band, irish, friendship, singer, audition, blues, star, music, rise and fall, ego clash, lifestyle, urban ghetto ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: touching, offbeat, clever, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: couples, siblings relations, love and romance, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, sexual relations, perversion, twins, friends, family relations, musician's life, showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, usa, europe, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Cadillac Records (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story of sex, violence, race and rock and roll in 1950s Chicago, and the exciting but turbulent lives of some of America's musical legends, including Muddy Waters, Leonard Chess, Little Walter, Howlin' Wolf, Etta James and Chuck Berry.
Style: sincere, realistic, captivating, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: singer, musician, musician's life, music, success, showbiz, lifestyle, rising to stardom, performer's life, artists and showbiz, ambition, fame ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 40s, 1950s ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 44K
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, captivating, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, coming of age, musician, drummer, guitarist, microphone, alcoholic drink, teenage girl, rock music, teenage sexuality, iron, photo shoot ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, witty, humorous, biting ...
Plot: filmmaking, adaptation, verbal byplay, ego clash, actor's life, showbiz, lifestyle, director, rehearsal, friends, buddies, postmodernism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: england, london
⇓ 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, drug abuse, rock star, musician, death, music, life is a bitch, musician's life, showbiz, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, music band ...
Time: 1960s, contemporary
Place: paris france, morocco, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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: realistic, captivating, serious, sincere
Plot: music, punk, punk rock, musician's life, clubbing, lifestyle, music band, ambition, artists and showbiz, music history, nightclub, rock music ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 123K
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, realistic, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: nightclub, drugs/alcohol, nightlife, friendship, clubbing, dancer, friends, dancing, american dream, power relations, strip club, stripper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, witty, humorous, offbeat, cynical ...
Plot: parody, rise and fall, music, buddies, musician's life, partners, rising to stardom, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, media satire, media, journalism ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: germany, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 7.4
 116K
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: touching, realistic, tragicomedy, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: comedian, prank, tv show, rising to stardom, human spirit, actor's life, fighting illness, performer's life, rise and fall, dying, celebrity culture, show business ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, lithuania
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, offbeat, cynical ...
Plot: music band, heavy metal, cult, party, groupie, music, lifestyle, friends, sexual activity, musical tour, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nightclub, redemption, showbiz, singer, couples, dishonesty, disorder, lifestyle, actor's life, romance, artists and showbiz, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, england, europe, liverpool, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 69K
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, music band, identity, eccentricity, suicide, mental illness, creativity, musician, deadpan, loneliness, character study, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, ireland, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, sincere, light, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: music, showbiz, recording studio, drummer, ambition, rising to stardom, friendship, fame, musician's life, rise and fall, celebrity culture, music band ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Why Do Fools Fall in Love (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In the mid-80s, three women (each with an attorney) arrive at the office of New York entertainment manager, Morris Levy. One is an L.A. singer, formerly of the Platters; one is a petty thief from Philly; one teaches school in a small Georgia town. ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: showbiz, music, rise and fall, rising to stardom, addiction, ambition, musician's life, teenage life, celebrity culture, couple relations, artists and showbiz, music band ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, 50s, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, offbeat, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, addiction, rock, marijuana, jewish, musician, backstage, singer, divorce, horse, guilt, cocaine ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 50s, 80s, 90s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Masked and Anonymous (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Western
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Amidst unrest, organizers put on a benefit concert.
Style: talky, clever, realistic, cynical, offbeat ...
Plot: politics, revolution, concert, journalist, music, destiny, rebelliousness, lifestyle, promotion, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, new orleans, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.7
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Ray (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Born on a sharecropping plantation in Northern Florida, Ray Charles went blind at seven. Inspired by a fiercely independent mom who insisted he make his own way, He found his calling and his gift behind a piano keyboard. Touring across the Southern ...
Style: captivating, sincere, sentimental, emotional, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, pianist, jazz, addiction, heroin, musician, african american, guilt, music, ambition, lifestyle, blues ...
Time: 30s, 70s, 20th century, 60s, 50s ...
Place: usa, georgia, seattle washington, houston texas, st. louis missouri ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Taking Woodstock (2009)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of Elliot Tiber and his family, who inadvertently played a pivotal role in making the famed Woodstock Music and Arts Festival into the happening that it was. When Elliot hears that a neighboring town has pulled the permit on a hippie music ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, feel good, offbeat, semi serious ...
Plot: hippie, small town, musician, farm, homosexual, family business, countryside, music festival, music, family relations, traditional versus modern, rock ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1969
Place: woodstock, bangkok thailand, new york state, new jersey, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: semi serious, offbeat, touching, realistic, biting ...
Plot: punk, human spirit, couples, family relations, rising to stardom, life is a bitch, parents and children, performer's life, cultural icon, musician's life, disability, music band ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 90s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: talky, witty, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: disco, nightclub, friends, friendship, yuppie, nightlife, depression, death, sex, investigation, jealousy, theft ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, barcelona spain, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%