Movies like The Artist

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The Artist (2011)
 7.9
 216K
The Artist (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break.
Style: sentimental, light, colourful, touching, feel good, melancholic, sweet, clever, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: actor, hollywood, ambition, actor's life, love and romance, dog, movie star, actress, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, showbiz, dancer, filmmaking, newspaper, fame, silent film, flapper, marquee, butler, romance, destiny, french, career, star, pride and honor ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s, 1950s
Place: usa, california, los angeles

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, clever and semi serious films with plots about love and romance, catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, romance, destiny and artists and showbiz mostly in Romance, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Artist: The Big Picture (1989), Chaplin (1992), The Last Tycoon (1976), Me and Orson Welles (2008), Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Big Picture (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hollywood beckons for recent film school grad Nick Chapman, who is out to capitalize on the momentum from his national award-winning student film. Studio executive Allen Habel seduces Nick with a dream deal to make his first feature, but once ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, light, suspense ...
Plot: hollywood, friendship, rise to the top, desire for fame, rivalry, ambition, celebrity culture, rich and poor, artists and showbiz, movie business, film industry, personality change ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.6
 49K
Chaplin (1992)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, Italy, Japan, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: With the use of flashback, an elderly Charlie Chaplin discusses his autobiography with his editor, who urges him to be more vulnerable and emotionally honest with his memoirs while journeying through his poverty-stricken childhood, closest ...
Style: sentimental, serious, emotional, touching, factual ...
Plot: actor, rising to stardom, actor's life, exile, childhood, artists and showbiz, success, silent film, hollywood, ambition, lifestyle, politics ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s, 1960s ...
Place: london, switzerland, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Last Tycoon (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: F.Scott Fitzgerald's novel is brought to life in this story of a movie producer slowly working himself to death.
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, gloomy, romantic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, romance, obsession, unfulfillment, rise to the top, couples, dishonesty, love affair, infidelity, ambition, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 30s, 1930s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Me and Orson Welles (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Isle Of Man, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: New York, 1937. A teenager hired to star in Orson Welles' production of Julius Caesar becomes attracted to a career-driven production assistant.
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, realistic, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, ambition, actor's life, youth, teenage life, historical figure, fall in love, blind ambition, artists and showbiz, boss and employee, romance, art ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1937
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A small-town girl wins a date with a Hollywood star through a contest. When the date goes better than expected, a love triangle forms between the girl, the celebrity, and the girl's best friend.
Style: feel good, humorous, sexy, romantic, light ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: small town, hollywood, fall in love, artists and showbiz, love and romance, social relations, actor's life, ambition, love triangle, celebrity, buddies, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: west virginia, virginia, usa, las vegas, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.8
 68K
Hitchcock (2012)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Hitchcock follows the relationship between director Alfred Hitchcock and his wife Alma Reville during the making of his most famous film "Psycho" - and the trials and tribulations the director faced from Hollywood censors.
Style: serious, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, filmmaking, showbiz, director, talented, couple relations, love and romance, wife husband relationship, artists and showbiz, dreams, censorship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
These Foolish Things (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: As war looms on the horizon, a hopeful ingenue (Zoe Tapper) finds herself caught between the warring affections of a playwright (David Leon) and a director (Andrew Lincoln) in 1930s London. Director Julia Taylor-Stanley's heartwarming ensemble ...
Style: emotional, serious, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: orphan, love triangle, dull life, artists and showbiz, friends, ego clash, lifestyle, actor's life, showbiz, cinderella story, homecoming, filmmaking ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.8
 7K
Punchline (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Lilah Krytsick is a mother and housewife who's always believed she could be a stand-up comedian. Steven Gold is an experienced stand-up seemingly on the cusp of success. When the two meet, they form an unlikely friendship, and Steven tries to ...
Style: talky, humorous, clever, realistic, touching ...
Plot: romance, redemption, ambition, showbiz, actor's life, friends, suburban life, artists and showbiz, performer's life, love and romance, rise to the top, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: medical school, usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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America's Sweethearts (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the midst of a nasty public breakup of married movie stars, a studio publicist scrambles to put a cap on the escalating situation as the couple's latest film has found it's only print kidnapped by the director.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, satirical, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: hollywood, couples, filmmaking, paparazzi, romance, showbiz, love triangle, desire for fame, dishonesty, marriage crisis, infidelity, promotion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 8.0
 18K
Day for Night (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A committed film director struggles to complete his movie while coping with a myriad of crises, personal and professional, among the cast and crew.
Style: witty, clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, nervous breakdown, director, extramarital affair, disorder, celebrity culture, workplace situations, chaos and mayhem, love and romance, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century
Place: europe, france, french riviera, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Goodbye Girl (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Paula McFadden knows: In romance, actors all follow the same stage instruction: Exit. Without warning, her actor boyfriend split today for a movie role and sublet their Manhattan apartment. The new tenant's name: Elliot Garfield. Profession: ...
Style: witty, sentimental, touching, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: single parent, opposites attract, self discovery, romance, couples, fall in love, uninvited guest, love and romance, hopes, city life, artists and showbiz, unlikely couple ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.6
 4K
Cantinflas (2014)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mike Todd is a Broadway producer struggling to produce the film. Around the World in 80 Days. In Mexico, Mario Moreno, a young entertainer is struggling to get some respect, and he manages to become a star. A twist of faith makes them partners. ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, sentimental
Plot: filmmaking, mexican, showbiz, actor's life, hollywood, ambition, performer's life, rise to the top, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, restaurant, eyeglasses ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 30s, 40s, year 1993 ...
Place: usa, mexico, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.7
 636
Harlow (1965)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Hollywood drama loosely based on the life of film actress Jean Harlow, with Carroll Baker in the title role. One of two feature film biographies, both released in 1965 and both with the same title, about the '30s platinum blonde movie star.
Style: realistic, sexual, serious
Plot: rise and fall, filmmaking, actor's life, showbiz, relationship vs career, rising to stardom, love and romance, artists and showbiz, rise to the top, unlikely couple, celebrity culture, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.1
 241K
Notting Hill (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: William Thacker is a London bookstore owner whose humdrum existence is thrown into romantic turmoil when famous American actress Anna Scott appears in his shop. A chance encounter over spilled orange juice leads to a kiss that blossoms into a ...
Style: touching, witty, sentimental, clever, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: paparazzi, fame, coincidence, roommate, friendship, press conference, movie star, wheelchair, opposites attract, ordinary person, social differences, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Music from Another Room (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Music From Another Room is a romantic comedy that follows the exploits of Danny, a young man who grew up believing he was destined to marry the girl he helped deliver as a five year old boy when his neighbor went into emergency labor. Twenty-five ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: destiny, fall in love, romance, parents and children, love and romance, family relations, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, family drama, single father, life philosophy, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, london, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.4
 88K
Tootsie (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When struggling, out of work actor Michael Dorsey secretly adopts a female alter ego -- Dorothy Michaels -- in order to land a part in a daytime drama, he unwittingly becomes a feminist icon and ends up in a romantic pickle.
Style: humorous, witty, touching, clever, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cross dressing, actress, gender bending, agent, love, actor's life, audition, roommate, love triangle, apology, actor, reputation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1982
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
500 Days of Summer (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tom, greeting-card writer and hopeless romantic, is caught completely off-guard when his girlfriend, Summer, suddenly dumps him. He reflects on their 500 days together to try to figure out where their love affair went sour, and in doing so, Tom ...
Style: realistic, romantic, humorous, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, breakup, couple relations, fall in love, couples, architect, unfulfilled love, heartache, love, life philosophy, friendship, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.7
 9K
Full Frontal (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A contemporary comedy set in Los Angeles, Full Frontal traces the complicated relationship among seven friends as they deal with the fragile connections that bind them together. Full Frontal takes place during a twenty-four hour period - a day in ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, witty, entertaining ...
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, actor's life, workplace intrigue, couple relations, crumbling marriage, husband wife relationship, love and romance, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, celebrity culture, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city, africa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Cat's Meow (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Semi-true story of the Hollywood murder that occurred at a star-studded gathering aboard William Randolph Hearst's yacht in 1924.
Style: stylized, cynical, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, murder, infidelity, mistress, gossip, party, couples, actor's life, artists and showbiz, crimes of passion, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Dream for an Insomniac (1996)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A girl with insomnia who works in a coffee house has impossibly high standards for her love and fears she will never meet a worthy man. Then in walks a new employee and they click - until she discovers he has a girlfriend. Undaunted, she moves to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: insomnia, friends, jealousy, cafe, romance, love, unlikely couple, looking for love, fall in love, love triangle, couple relations, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, los angeles, usa, vancouver, oakland california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
My Life's in Turnaround (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two Manhattan slackers want to make a movie about their lives. One drives a cab, the other tends bar; neither has a clue how to make a movie. Things look up when real-life actors Phoebe Cates and Martha Plimpton agree to star in the project.
Style: offbeat, feel good, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, bar, taxi, filmmaking, love affair, looking for love, couples, voyeurism, ambition, artists and showbiz, friends, celebrity culture ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Lot Like Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: On a flight from Los Angeles to New York, Oliver and Emily make a connection, only to decide that they are poorly suited to be together. Over the next seven years, however, they are reunited time and time again, they go from being acquaintances to ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: travel, romance, destiny, encounter, love and romance, unfulfilled love, friendship, couple relations, opposites attract, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Next Stop Wonderland (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A lighthearted story about a man and a woman who seem destined to be together... and the hilarious chain of accidents that seem determined to keep them apart!
Style: clever, feel good, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, romance, coincidence, looking for love, couples, fall in love, love affair, matchmaking, singleness, change of luck, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, manhattan new york city, medical school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 5.7
 100K
Coyote Ugly (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Graced with a velvet voice, 21-year-old Violet Sanford heads to New York to pursue her dream of becoming a songwriter only to find her aspirations sidelined by the accolades and notoriety she receives at her "day" job as a barmaid at ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, exciting, sexy, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: bar, nightlife, music, love affair, love and romance, nightclub, ambition, parents and children, desire for fame, youth, lifestyle, dancer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Hollywood Dreams (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The tale of a young girl fresh off the bus from Iowa, who falls in love with a sexy and promising young actor, though their relationship threatens to complicate her own obsessive goal of becoming a famous actress. The film perfectly captures the ...
Style: realistic, talky, semi serious, witty, humorous
Plot: bus, rise to the top, desire for fame, love and romance, celebrity culture, romance, artists and showbiz, tv show, mistaken identity, disorder, couples, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: iowa, california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.6
 16K
Funny Girl (1968)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: The life of comedienne Fannie Brice, from her early days in the Jewish slums of the Lower East Side, to the height of her career with the Ziegfeld Follies, including her marriage to and eventual divorce from her first husband, Nick Arnstein.
Style: witty, captivating, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: jewish, divorce, marriage, romance, couples, oldies, family problems, lifestyle, showbiz, ambition, desire for fame, rising to stardom ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: seaport, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Broken English (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Japan, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Nora Wilder (Parker Posey), a single, career woman works at a Manhattan boutique hotel where her excellent skills in guest relations lack in the romantic department. If it is not her loving and dominant mother (Gena Rowlands) attempting to set her ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, couples, fall in love, looking for love, cliche, urban, anniversary, sexual relations, overbearing, thirtysomething life, hung over ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, usa, croatia, europe, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
My Wife Is an Actress (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: My Wife is an Actress is a French Romantic Comedy/Drama film starring real life couple Yvan Attal and Charlotte Gainsbourg. Attal plays a journalist who becomes obsessively jealous when his actress wife gets a part in a movie with an attractive ...
Style: clever, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, actor's life, lifestyle, couples, sexual relations, artists and showbiz, jealous spouse, love and romance, relationship vs career, couple relations, journalism, train ride ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, london, europe, england, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Other Sister (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A mentally challenged girl proves herself to be every bit as capable as her "perfect" sister when she moves into an apartment and begins going to college.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mentally challenged, romance, fall in love, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, society, looking for love, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
As Good as It Gets (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: New York City. Melvin Udall, a cranky, bigoted, obsessive-compulsive writer, finds his life turned upside down when neighboring gay artist Simon is hospitalized and his dog is entrusted to Melvin. In addition, Carol, the only waitress who will ...
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: dog, neighbor, opposites attract, single parent, friendship, looking for love, waitress, artist, romance, couples, cowardliness, unlikely couple ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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