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24 Hour Party People (2002)
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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, porno movie, post modern ...
Plot: nightclub, clubbing, punk, suicide, music, rave, hanging, cocaine, singer, musician, party, music band, postmodernism, rock, drugs/alcohol, nightlife, celebration, ambition, urban, 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, stylized, talky and clever films with plots about storytelling, dialogue, artists and showbiz, catastrophe, mentor, runaway and drinking mostly in Music, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like 24 Hour Party People: It's All Gone Pete Tong (2004), Control (2007), Human Traffic (1999), Hard Core Logo (1996), The Look of Love (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: cocaine, disc jockey, comeback, recording studio, music, disability, mute or deaf, british, suicide attempt, dancer, disappearance, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ibiza
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100%
 7.7
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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, realistic, stylized, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: music, musician's life, punk, music band, depression, suicide, extramarital affair, hanging, singer, musician, journalist, rock ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1980
Place: england, europe, manchester england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
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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, humorous, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: clubbing, escape from reality, friendship, party, sex, fast food restaurant, drug abuse, rave, masturbation, weekend, drugs/alcohol, city life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 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: 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 ⇓
54%
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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, clever, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: pornography, drugs/alcohol, womanizer, rise to the top, ambition, infidelity, parents and children, nightlife, showbiz, dishonesty, media, society ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 1960s ...
Place: england, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: atmospheric, surreal, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: music band, singer, drug abuse, mentally unstable, lsd, hippie, sex, poetry, airplane, hallucination, music, domestic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1940s, year 1971 ...
Place: california, usa, new mexico, miami, venice beach california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.1
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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, heroin, drug abuse, drugs/alcohol, rise and fall, punk, bassist, punk rock, love and romance, couples, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, new york, europe, britain, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: semi serious, stylized, sincere, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: nightclub, friendship, obsession, drugs/alcohol, nightlife, music, urban, teenage life, youth, friends, coming of age, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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 ⇓
42%
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, semi serious, captivating, 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 ⇓
41%
 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, serious, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, coming of age, music band, girl band, microphone, alcoholic drink, teenage sexuality, hospital bed, iron, photo shoot, teenage girl, rock music ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, gay, sex, drug abuse, nightlife, bartender, money, rise and fall, drugs/alcohol, addiction, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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, semi serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: nightclub, nightlife, drugs/alcohol, friendship, clubbing, dancer, friends, dancing, strip club, american dream, power relations, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, 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%
 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: 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 ⇓
36%
 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, rock star, musician, death, music, musician's life, life is a bitch, drug abuse, showbiz, music band, blues, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1960s, contemporary
Place: paris france, morocco, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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, identity, music band, eccentricity, suicide, mental illness, creativity, deadpan, loneliness, character study, depression, musician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, ireland, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 ⇓
33%
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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, investigation, theft, sex, death, jealousy, dancer, friendship, nightlife ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, barcelona spain, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, rock, musician's life, rock star, showbiz, artists and showbiz, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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, sentimental, semi serious, dark humor, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: punk, rebelliousness, rebellion, friendship, heavy metal, hospital, rock, individualism, college graduate, heroin, party, self destructing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: utah, north dakota, england, salt lake city utah, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: realistic, sentimental, serious, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: singer, musician's life, music, civil rights, musician, african american, blues, performer's life, rising to stardom, showbiz, ambition, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 1950s ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, rock, addiction, extramarital affair, parody, marijuana, farce, backstage, cocaine, horse, singer, divorce ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: small town, hippie, countryside, music festival, farm, music, family business, musician, homosexual, drugs/alcohol, americana, rock ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1969
Place: woodstock, bangkok thailand, new york state, new jersey, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: concert, journalist, revolution, politics, music, folk, prison, music band, musician's life, desire for fame, destiny, journalism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, san francisco, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, uplifting, realistic, touching, offbeat ...
Plot: punk, musician's life, follow your dream, music, rock, rock star, polio, rising to stardom, human spirit, disability, ambition, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Boat That Rocked (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, Germany, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The Boat that Rocked is an ensemble comedy, where the romance is between the young people of the 60s, and pop music. It's about a band of DJs that captivate Britain, playing the music that defines a generation and standing up to a government ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, colourful ...
Plot: rock, radio, rebelliousness, hippie, friendship, ocean or sea, rebellion, music, ship, friends, ambition, creativity ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.1
 7K
Still Crazy (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the seventies Strange Fruit were it. They lived the rock lifestyle to the max, groupies, drugs, internal tension and an ex front man dead from an overdose. Even their demise was glamorous; when lightning struck the stage during an outdoor ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, clever, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: reunion, music, rivalry, comeback, tour, bus, rock band, death, rock, on the road, music band, glamour ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.0
 20K
The Trip (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Steve Coogan is asked by The Observer to tour the country's finest restaurants, he envisions it as the perfect getaway with his beautiful girlfriend. But, when she backs out on him, he has no one to accompany him but his best friend and ...
Style: humorous, talky, witty, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: restaurant, on the road, friendship, buddies, verbal byplay, countryside, cooking and food, artists and showbiz, friends, actor's life, odd couple, vacation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle (1980)
Genre: Music
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A rather incoherent post-breakup Sex Pistols "documentary", told from the point of view of Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren, whose (arguable) position is that the Sex Pistols in particular and punk rock in general were an elaborate scam ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: punk, music, postmodernism, music band, desire for fame, rise and fall, cons and scams, showbiz, ambition, rebellion, artists and showbiz, friends ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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