Movies like Aria

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Aria (1987)
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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 particular aria.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, experimental, stylized, semi serious, anthology, offbeat
Plot: infidelity, opera, love, gambling, ballet, assassin, murder, suicide, exile, nightclub, surrealism, music, friendship, love triangle, love and romance, couples, love affair, showbiz, rise and fall, lifestyle, musician's life, crumbling marriage, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, golden years ...
Time: 18th century, 1930s, year 1931
Place: las vegas, vienna, albania

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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 couples, drinking alcohol, nudity (full frontal - brief), love and romance, lifestyle, female nudity and dancer mostly in Drama, Comedy and Music genres. Some movies like Aria: Happily Ever After (2004), Marguerite (2015), Twist and Shout (1984), Hard Core Logo (1996), Hear My Song (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Happily Ever After (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Is love compatible with coupledom? And what of freedom and fidelity? These are some of the questions facing two married men.
Style: witty, sexy, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: midlife crisis, love, friendship, marriage, pregnancy, infidelity, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, introspection, love affair, crumbling marriage, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
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Marguerite (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: France, Czech Republic, Belgium
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Paris in the 1920s. Marguerite Dumont is a wealthy woman with a passion for music and the opera. For years, she has performed regularly for a circle of guests. But Marguerite sings tragically out of tune and no one has ever told her. Her husband and ...
Style: light, humorous, sincere, captivating
Plot: opera, eccentricity, delusion, secret, bad singing, money, fan, hypocrite, infidelity, photographer, opera singer, gay slur ...
Time: 1920s, year 1915, post world war one
Place: paris france, france
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65%
Twist and Shout (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Danish teens come of age in 1963. Bjorn and Erik are close friends. Bjorn is pursued by Kirsten, a future Stepford wife, but he falls for Anna, who initiates him into love and sex. Erik is somber, caring for his home-bound mentally-ill mother while ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, coming of age, friendship, pregnancy, friends, couples, bittersweet, love and romance, music band, lifestyle, romance, youth ...
Time: 80s, 60s
Place: denmark, sweden, norway, scandinavia, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, humorous, captivating, intense, clever ...
Plot: on the road, music, rock music, music band, artists and showbiz, musician's life, friends, ambition, satire, existentialism, punk, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, los angeles, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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: feel good, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nightclub, redemption, showbiz, singer, dishonesty, lifestyle, actor's life, love and romance, artists and showbiz, hidden identity, romance, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, england, europe, liverpool, london ...
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60%
The Last of the Blonde Bombshells (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After Elizabeth's husband dies, she begins to play her tenor saxophone again, and remembers when she was 15 and a member of the Blonde Bombshells, an all-girl (with one exception) swing band. Accompanied by the exception and urged on by her ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, musician's life, starting over, music, jazz, cross dressing, unfulfillment, lifestyle, love affair, couple relations, showbiz, fall in love ...
Time: 1940s
Place: england, europe, scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Johnny Suede (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A struggling young musician and devoted fan of Ricky Nelson wants to be just like his idol and become a rock star.
Style: stylized, surreal, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician, liar, romance, misfit, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, love and romance, surrealism, friendship, record company, jealousy ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, wyoming, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Ellie Parker (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ellie Parker, an aspiring actress from Australia, lives a hectic Hollywood lifestyle, perpetually trying to land the role that will elevate her career. Living with her lothario musician boyfriend, Justin, Ellie is far from happy, finding support ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, neurotic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, nightclub, infidelity, friendship, artists and showbiz, actor's life, showbiz, love and romance, lifestyle, couple relations, erection, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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54%
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Last Wedding (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Three couples in Vancouver navigate their relationships: first jobs, first crises, professional jealousy, an affair, and lack of communication. Noah and Zipporah marry after a brief courtship. She wants to be a singer and stalls out when she fails. ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, family relations, lifestyle, love affair, introspection, friendship, couples, family problems, hopes, unlikely couple, crumbling marriage, battle of the sexes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Metroland (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, France, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After ten years absence Toni, Chris's best friend, suddenly reappears in London to bring chaos and doubt into Chris's calm, tranquil, slightly boring, predictable life. Chris starts to remember his carefree youth as a photographer in Paris ...
Style: sexual, sexy, touching, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, liar, midlife crisis, coming of age, bittersweet, unfulfillment, love and romance, lifestyle, thirtysomething life, family relations, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: london, england, paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: witty, humorous, sincere, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: nightclub, musician, clubbing, party, businessman, lifestyle, ambition, success, music band, life changing experience, artists and showbiz, rise and fall ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: england, europe, manchester, northern england, united kingdom ...
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53%
The Five Senses (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three sets of tenants in a live/work building have daily lives and/or current stories acutely involving one or more of the five senses.
Style: touching, psychological, clever, emotional, non-linear ...
Audience: teens
Plot: looking for love, loneliness, love and romance, unfulfillment, family problems, multiple storylines, existentialism, melancholy, missing child, voyeurism, love triangle, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: toronto ontario canada, milan italy, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Sexual Life (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Disparate individuals rationalize their infidelities.
Style: sexy, semi serious, humorous, light, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, friendship, looking for sex, singleness, sexual relations, dishonesty, love affair, womanizer, love and romance, battle of the sexes, introspection, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
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50%
The Music Lovers (1971)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Composer, conductor and teacher Peter Ilych Tchaikovsky struggles against his homosexual tendencies by marrying, but unfortunately he chooses a wonky, nymphomaniac girl whom he cannot satisfy.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, sexual, serious, realistic ...
Plot: composer, warning, sex addict, couples, love affair, couple relations, infidelity, sexual relations, unfulfilled love, love triangle, obsession, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s, 1890s
Place: russia, england, london, europe, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Good Night (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Gary, a musician, is trapped in an unhappy relationship with his live-in lover, Dora. He becomes enthralled with a beautiful seductress who enters his dreams, and tries to control his dream-state so he can spend more and more time with her. When ...
Style: humorous, sincere, semi serious, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: midlife crisis, friendship, dream, couple relations, fall in love, thirtysomething life, romance, love and romance, advertising, couples, lifestyle, musician's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, new york, london, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Acid House (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: THE ACID HOUSE is a surreal triptych adapted by "Trainspotting" author Irvine Welsh from his acclaimed collection of short stories. Combining a vicious sense of humor with hard-talking drama, the film reaches into the hearts and minds of ...
Style: surreal, mind bending, humorous, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: lsd, drug abuse, dark humor, murder, infidelity, family relations, rave, vandalism, society, youth, god, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Great Moments in Aviation (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film follows Gabriel Angel (Rakie Ayola), a young Caribbean aviator who falls in love with the forger Duncan Stewart (Jonathan Pryce) on her journey to England. Stewart is pursued by his nemesis Rex Goodyear (John Hurt), and the group are ...
Style: humorous, serious, realistic
Plot: ship, murder, betrayal, intrigue, forgery, dangerous attraction, ocean, manipulation, cruise, couples, gays and lesbians, romance ...
Time: 1930s, 50s
Place: england, scotland, west indies
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Coffee and Cigarettes (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Japan, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Coffee And Cigarettes is a collection of eleven films from cult director Jim Jarmusch. Each film hosts star studded cast of extremely unique individuals who all share the common activities of conversing while drinking coffee and smoking cigarettes.
Style: meditative, humorous, philosophical, clever, stylized ...
Plot: actor, conversation, lifestyle, family relations, friendship, musician, smoking, coffee, love and romance, social relations, artists and showbiz, cafe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1920s, 70s
Place: usa, california, memphis, las vegas, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Sparkler (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Melba is a Californian trailer-park girl who is told to look for three kings by a phone psychic, and when she meets three guys - Trent, Brad and Joel traveling to Las Vegas, she decides they are those kings and joins them on a trip. In Vegas she ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, stylized, humorous, offbeat
Plot: gambling, friendship, on the road, truck driver, psychic, friends, couples, disorder, misfit, gays and lesbians, gender, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Short Cuts (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Multi-storied, fish-eyed look at American culture with some 22 characters intersecting--profoundly or fleetingly--through each other's lives. Running the emotional gamut from disturbing to humorous, Altman's portrait of the contemporary ...
Style: captivating, realistic, sincere, talky, depressing ...
Plot: multiple storylines, suicide, redemption, infidelity, loss of loved one, party, family relations, fishing, family problems, family in crisis, adulthood, cheating ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The King Is Dancing (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Music
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Louis XIV, the French sun-king has two passions, establishing absolute rule over the realm -after decades of religious/civil wars- by divine right and artistic brilliancy as a dancer
Style: atmospheric, stylized, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: performer's life, king of france, ballet, prodigy, royal family, intrigue, dishonesty, love and romance, artists and showbiz, rise and fall, celebrity culture, tragic love ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Thing Called Love (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Miranda Presley moves from New York to Nashville to become a songwriter. At an unsuccessful audition she meets James Wright, a promising newcomer. After only a few days they marry but start to quickly regret it.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: country music, friendship, romance, musician's life, couple relations, couples, hopes, love and romance, artists and showbiz, twentysomething life, friends, showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, tennessee, usa, texas, nashville tennessee ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Jubilee (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Queen Elizabeth I visits late twentieth-century Britain to find a depressing landscape where life has changed since her time.
Style: biting, serious, experimental, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: murder, future dystopia, time travel, queen elizabeth i, punk rock, punk, siblings relations, terrorism, music, society, life is a bitch, bbc ...
Time: future, 17th century
Place: london, england, europe, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Grace of My Heart (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An aspiring singer, Denise Waverly/Edna Buxton, sacrifices her own singing career to write hit songs that launch the careers of other singers. The film follows her life from her first break, through the pain of rejection from the recording industry ...
Style: touching, sentimental, lyrical, inspirational, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: songwriter, music, showbiz, rise and fall, lifestyle, ambition, artists and showbiz, self discovery, music industry, existentialism, loneliness, human nature ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 50s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Sweet and Lowdown (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A comedic biopic focused on the life of fictional jazz guitarist Emmett Ray. Ray was an irresponsible, free-spending, arrogant, obnoxious, alcohol-abusing, miserable human being, who was also arguably the best guitarist in the world.
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, tragicomedy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician, jazz, infidelity, music, love and romance, musician's life, nightlife, fall in love, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, actress, music business ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Cousin Bette (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Cousin Bette is a poor and lonely seamstress, who, after the death of her prominent and wealthy sister, tries to ingratiate herself into lives of her brother-in-law, Baron Hulot, and her niece, Hortense Hulot. Failing to do so, she instead finds ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, light, talky, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, family relations, revenge, love affair, couple relations, love triangle, fall in love, love and romance, love, power relations, master and servant, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, stylized ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: recording studio, cocaine, mute or deaf, dj, comeback, party, music, musician's life, disability, rise to the top, lifestyle, rise and fall ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ibiza
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Schultze Gets the Blues (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Schultze is an accordion player and newly without work. When the local music club celebrates its 50th anniversary, his taste of music changes unexpectedly.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, melancholic, road movie ...
Plot: friendship, blues, small town, retirement, music, musician's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, friends, love and romance, golden years, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, germany, usa, europe, southern usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Four Last Songs (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A comic drama set on a Mediterranean island, where a motley collection of characters is seeking musical redemption.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: artists and showbiz, opposites attract, musician's life, siblings relations, love triangle, nothing goes right, lifestyle, music, hopes, couple relations, redemption, looking for love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Stardust (1974)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Sequel to 1973's That'll Be The Day. Jim McLain is now enjoying the nomadic 'gigs and groupies' life on tour with his band. When he achieves all his wildest dreams of international stardom, the sweet taste of success begins to ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized
Plot: rock, celebrity culture, drug abuse, relationship vs career, showbiz, friends, couples, ambition, performer's life, musician's life, music, rise and fall ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%