Movies like Black Snake Moan

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Black Snake Moan (2006)
 7.0
 57K
Black Snake Moan
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A God-fearing bluesman takes to a wild young woman who, as a victim of childhood sexual abuse, is looking everywhere for love, but never quite finding it.
Style: sexual, atmospheric, psychological, serious, rough, realistic, road movie, sexy, intense, emotional ...
Plot: redemption, small town, blues, sexual abuse, drugs, friendship, drugs/alcohol, drinking, isolation, strong sexual content, race issues, nudity (topless - notable), confined, hopes, happy ending, sex addict, brutality, pornography, stereotypes, relationships, dialogue, violence, addiction, going straight, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mississippi, usa, southern usa, tennessee
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Autumn Sonata
Drama, Music
France, West Germany, Sweden, UK
99 min.
 8.3
Whiplash
Drama, Music
USA
107 min.
 8.5
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Most similar movies to Black Snake Moan

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, melancholic and harsh films with plots about mentor, dialogue, storytelling, catastrophe, runaway, redemption and life philosophy mostly in Drama, Music and Romance genres. Some movies like Black Snake Moan: Hustle & Flow (2005), 54 (1998), Don't Come Knocking (2005), Georgia (1995), The Piano Teacher (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.4
 36K
Hustle & Flow
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: With help from his friends, a Memphis pimp in a mid-life crisis attempts to become a successful hip-hop emcee.
Style: realistic, bleak, touching, serious, rough ...
Plot: midlife crisis, hip hop, music, redemption, dreams, drug abuse, drinking, friendship, human spirit, crime, violence, music business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: memphis, tennessee, usa, los angeles, egypt ...
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54
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: drug abuse, disco, addiction, sex, nightclub, drugs, gay, rise and fall, drugs/alcohol, nightlife, drinking, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, bahamas, manhattan new york city
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System:   63%
    User:   63%
 
Don't Come Knocking
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Howard Spence has seen better days. Once a big Western movie star, he now drowns his disgust for his selfish and failed life with alcohol, drugs and young women. If he were to die now, nobody would shed a tear over him, that's the sad truth. ...
Style: realistic, emotional, stylized, touching, serious ...
Plot: small town, redemption, father son relationship, human nature, rock, loneliness, existentialism, storytelling, parents and children, drugs/alcohol, depression, drinking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: montana, nevada, usa, texas, california ...
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System:   58%
    User:   60%
 
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 6.5
 3K
Georgia
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Sadie looks up to her older sister Georgia, a successful folk singer who's happily married with children, but can't break out of the bar-band circuit and hit the big time she desperately covets. It's in part due to her attraction to ...
Style: talky, realistic, serious, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: music, addiction, dysfunctional family, drug addiction, musician's life, rock, sisters, downfall, folk, relationships, rock and roll, drinking ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
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System:   55%
    User:   58%
 
The Piano Teacher
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Austria, France, Germany
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Erika Kohut, a sexually repressed piano teacher living with her domineering mother, meets a young man who starts romantically pursuing her.
Style: psychological, sexual, bleak, disturbing, offbeat ...
Plot: voyeurism, sex, sexual abuse, teacher, sexuality, french, mental illness, bdsm, obsession, incest, pianist, desire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, europe, vienna
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 7.1
 218K
8 Mile
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The setting is Detroit in 1995. The city is divided by 8 Mile, a road that splits the town in half along racial lines. A young white rapper, Jimmy "B-Rabbit" Smith Jr. summons strength within himself to cross over these arbitrary ...
Style: captivating, lyrical, sincere, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hip hop, music, rags to riches, music business, follow your dream, white rapper, musician's life, underdog, contests and competitions, human spirit, stereotypes, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1995
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
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System:   53%
    User:   55%
 
 6.3
 16K
Country Strong
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Soon after the rising young singer-songwriter Beau Williams gets involved with a fallen, emotionally unstable country star Kelly Canter, the pair embark on a career resurrection tour helmed by her husband/manager James and featuring a beauty ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: music, love, addiction, country, musician's life, music business, desire for fame, hip hop, rock and roll, fall in love, ambition, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, las vegas, dallas texas, austin texas ...
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System:   50%
    User:   45%
 
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 7.1
 13K
A Late Quartet
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the beloved cellist of a world-renowned string quartet is diagnosed with a life threatening illness, the group’s future suddenly hangs in the balance as suppressed emotions, competing egos and uncontrollable passions threaten to derail years ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, dramatic, intense ...
Plot: classical music, music, aging, music band, relationships, mentor, artists and showbiz, drinking, tragedy, betrayal, obsession, wine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   46%
 
'Round Midnight
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Inside the Blue Note nightclub one night in 1959 Paris, an aged, ailing jazzman coaxes an eloquent wail from his tenor sax. Outside, a young Parisian too broke to buy a glass of wine strains to hear those notes. Soon they will form a friendship that ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, captivating, melancholic ...
Plot: jazz, music, friendship, addiction, solitude, drugs/alcohol, drinking, artists and showbiz, obsession, life is a bitch, artist, hip hop ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1930s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   46%
 
Saturday Night Fever
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Tony Manero is a Brooklyn paint-store clerk who'd give anything to break out of his dead-end existence. In life, Tony is a peasant; on the disco dance floor, he's a king. As the soundtrack plays one Bee Gees hit after another, white-suited ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: music, disco, dancing, dance, friendship, dancer's life, urban, social misfits, working class, contests and competitions, urban ghetto, social decay ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   50%
 
 6.5
 4K
Groove
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An inside look into one night in the San Francisco underground rave scene.
Style: realistic, humorous, talky, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: drugs, gay, city life, music, dance, drug abuse, nightlife, life philosophy, twentysomething life, drinking, dialogue, stereotypes ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   52%
 
Tender Mercies
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Alchoholic former country singer Mac Sledge makes friends with a young widow and her son. The friendship enables him to find inspiration to resume his career.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: redemption, music, self discovery, country, divorce, small town, musician's life, religion, character study, drinking, starting over, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   50%
 
 5.8
 20K
Last Days
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The life and struggles of a notorious rock musician seeping into a pit of loneliness whose everyday life involves friends and family seeking financial aid and favors, inspired by rock music legend Kurt Cobain and his final hours.
Style: bleak, psychological, serious, meditative, art house ...
Plot: music, drug abuse, rock, addiction, isolation, depression, death, suicide, storytelling, rock and roll, musician's life, existentialism ...
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   38%
 
Movie in collections
 6.2
 38K
Rock Star
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Rock Star tells the story of Chris Cole and a rock band called Steel Dragon. Cole is a photocopier technician by day, and the lead singer of a Steel Dragon tribute band called "Blood Pollution" by night.Internal struggles between the Steel ...
Style: serious, realistic, road movie, entertaining, interesting ...
Plot: music, rock and roll, music band, rock, hip hop, drugs/alcohol, musician's life, music business, desire for fame, rising to stardom, destiny, creativity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa, new jersey, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   50%
 
 7.3
 8K
Eve's Bayou
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story is set in 1962 Louisiana. The big Batiste family is headed by charming doctor Louis. Though he is married to beautiful Roz, he has a weakness for attractive women patients. One day Louis is flirting with married and sexy Metty Mereaux, not ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, touching, enigmatic ...
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, coming of age, incest, father daughter relationship, adultery, storytelling, memory, redemption, uncover truth, betrayal, revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   33%
 
The Five Heartbeats
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In the early 1960's, a quintet of hopeful, young African-American men form an amateur vocal group called The Five Heartbeats. After an initially rocky start, the group improves, turns pro, and rises to become a top flight music sensation. Along ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous, dramatic ...
Plot: music, friendship, music business, racism, musician's life, hip hop, rags to riches, rock and roll, corruption, segregation, ambition, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   37%
 
 7.7
 6K
Saraband
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Italy, Finland, Germany, Austria
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The movie is a sequel to Bergman's Scenes from a Marriage (1973), where we revisit the characters of Johan and Marianne, then a married couple. After their divorce, Johan and Marianne haven't seen each other for 32 years. Marianne is still ...
Style: emotional, psychological, serious, bleak, reflective ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, loneliness, marriage, swedish, guilt, divorce, death, hospital, crumbling marriage, classical music, suicide attempt, drinking ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo, munich germany, hamburg germany, st. petersburg russia, florence italy ...
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System:   37%
    User:   30%
 
 7.2
 3K
Songcatcher
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After being denied a promotion at the university where she teaches, Doctor Lily Penleric, a brilliant musicologist, impulsively visits her sister, who runs a struggling rural school in Appalachia. There she stumbles upon the discovery of her life - ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, serious, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, culture clash, irish, music, college, artists and showbiz, love, dance, dancing, death, drinking, lesbian ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: ireland, spain, england, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   41%
 
Movie in collections
 7.5
 97K
August Rush
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A drama with fairy tale elements, where an orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: music, children, irish, childhood, orphan, musician's life, prodigy, dancing, happy ending, mozart, romance, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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System:   36%
    User:   39%
 
 6.4
 15K
Laurel Canyon
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Laurel Canyon focuses on Sam and Alex, a pair of upper-middle class lovebirds from the East Coast who relocate to Los Angeles. Enter Jane, Sam's estranged mother, a successful record producer, who's more than willing to put the couple up ...
Style: realistic, sexual, psychological, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, culture clash, music business, drinking, hospital, psychiatry, drugs/alcohol, rock, human nature, mental illness, relationships, rock and roll ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   41%
 
 6.6
 11K
Sherrybaby
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After serving time in prison, former drug addict Sherry Swanson returns home to reclaim her young daughter from family members who have been raising the child. Sherry's family, especially her sister-in-law, doubt Sherry's ability to be a ...
Style: bleak, realistic, emotional, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, father daughter relationship, heroin, drug addiction, prison, parents and children, drugs/alcohol, drinking, drugs, hopes, parenthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, delaware, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   39%
 
The Mambo Kings
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Mambo Kings tells the story of César and Nestor Castillo, brothers and aspiring musicians who flee from Cuba to America in search of the American Dream.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating, intense ...
Plot: music, rags to riches, immigrants, latin, musician's life, dance, love, male nudity, brothers, performer's life, nightclub, family ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: new york, cuba, latin america, usa, havana cuba ...
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System:   35%
    User:   38%
 
 8.3
 19K
Autumn Sonata
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France, West Germany, Sweden, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After a seven-year absence, Charlotte Andergast travels to Sweden to reunite with her daughter Eva. The pair have a troubled relationship: Charlotte sacrificed the responsibilities of motherhood for a career as a classical pianist. Over an emotional ...
Style: emotional, bleak, talky, serious, reflective ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, redemption, marriage, mother daughter relationship, pianist, human nature, hospital, relationships, loneliness, dialogue driven, introspection, family drama ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   36%
 
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 3.6
 25K
You Got Served
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At Mr. Rad's Warehouse, the best hip-hop crews in Los Angeles compete for money and respect. But when a suburban crew crashes the party, stealing their dancers - and their moves - two warring friends have to pull together to represent the ...
Style: stylized, humorous, inspirational, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, friendship, dancing, music, competition, rivalry, follow your dream, dancer's life, ambition, dance performance, betrayal, breakdance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   30%
 
Together with You
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: China, South Korea
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When a violin prodigy Xiaochun and his father head to Beijing seeking fame and fortune, they soon discover a fierce world of cutthroat ambition. But when Xiaochun is "adopted" by a famous music tutor, success finally seems within reach - ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: father son relationship, coming of age, classical music, teacher, friendship, prodigy, music, love, destiny, mentor, sacrifice, ambition ...
Time: 19th century
Place: china, asia, tokyo, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   28%
 
 7.3
 15K
Quadrophenia
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the 1973 rock opera album of the same name by The Who, this is the story of 60s teenager Jimmy. At work he slaves in a dead-end job. While after, he shops for tailored suits and rides his scooter as part of the London Mod scene.
Style: bleak, stylized, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: working class, motorcycle, music, coming of age, rock, rock and roll, rebellion, drug abuse, adolescence, drugs, hotel, estrangement ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1965
Place: england, london, europe, scotland, brighton ...
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System:   34%
    User:   31%
 
 6.8
 74K
Thirteen
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tracy is a normal 13-year-old trying to make it in school. After befriending the most popular girl at school, Evie, Tracy's world is turned upside down when Evie introduces her to a world of sex, drugs and cash. But it isn't long before ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, bleak, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, addiction, dysfunctional family, adolescence, marijuana, drug abuse, drinking, drug addiction, makeover, domestic violence, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   30%
 
The Sunset Limited
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on the play of the same name by Pulitzer Prize Winner Cormac McCarthy, this searing two-character drama mixes humor and pathos while examining the relationship between strangers who are brought together by desperate circumstances. Set in a New ...
Style: talky, bleak, psychological, realistic, intellectual ...
Plot: religion, christianity, dialogue driven, atheism, dialogue, god, existentialism, depression, life & death, philosophy, mentor, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   38%
 

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 5.9
 42K
Footloose
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Ren MacCormack is transplanted from Boston to the small southern town of Bomont where loud music and dancing are prohibited. Not one to bow to the status quo, Ren challenges the ban, revitalizing the town and falling in love with the minister’s ...
Style: feel good, serious, realistic, sincere, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, small town, dancing, dance, rebellion, music, father daughter relationship, dancer's life, rock, teenager, young lovers, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, boston
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System:   31%
    User:   27%
 
 6.7
 23K
Take the Lead
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A former professional dancer volunteers to teach dance in the New York public school system and, while his background first clashes with his students' tastes, together they create a completely new style of dance. Based on the story of ballroom ...
Style: feel good, serious, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, chick flick
Plot: hip hop, high school, dance, music, dancing, teacher, competition, prejudice, dancer's life, teenager, dedicated educator, school ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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System:   31%
    User:   34%
 
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