Performer's life movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant performer's life movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, serious, feel good, sexy and talky films and TV shows about / with performer's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, ambition, love and romance, dancing, showbiz, teenager, brutality and music plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Music genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as performer's life: Burlesque (2010), Water for Elephants (2011), Tipping the Velvet (2002), The King Is Dancing (2000), On Tour (2010), Dreamgirls (2006), Hannah Montana: The Movie (2009), You Instead (2011), The Mambo Kings (1992), Louie (2010).

List of performer's life movies

 6.4
 86K
Burlesque (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The Burlesque Lounge has its best days behind it. Tess, a retired dancer and owner of the venue, struggles to keep the aging theater alive, facing all kinds of financial and artistic challenges. With the Lounge's troupe members becoming ...
Style: sexy, romantic, light, melancholic, twists and turns ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: dancing, cabaret, love and romance, performer's life, desire for fame, ambition, nightlife, nightclub, follow your dream, dancer, rising to stardom, backstage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, iowa, usa, chicago illinois
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Water for Elephants (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In this captivating Depression-era melodrama, impetuous veterinary student Jacob Jankowski joins a celebrated circus as an animal caretaker but faces a wrenching dilemma when he's transfixed by angelic married performer Marlena.
Style: emotional, romantic, touching, sexy, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: circus, forbidden love, love and romance, older woman younger man relationship, lovers, fall in love, performer's life, couples, artists and showbiz, boss and employee, veterinarian, love triangle ...
Time: 1930s, 19th century, 50s, 20th century, 1920s ...
Place: usa
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Tipping the Velvet (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 177 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the 1890s, Tipping the Velvet tells the lesbian love affair between male impersonator music hall star Kitty Butler and Nan Astley.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sexy, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian love, lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, sexual relations, cross dressing, performer's life, gays and lesbians, lgbt, gender, fall in love, lesbian sex ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s
Place: england, europe, london
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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: king of france, performer's life, royal family, french history, ballet, prodigy, dancing, playwright, composer, intrigue, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, versailles, europe
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 6.5
 3K
On Tour (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Formerly successful television producer Joachim Zand returns from America to his native France, where he previously has left everything behind, including friends, enemies and his own children. In his company is a burlesque striptease troupe whom he ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: performer's life, family relations, estrangement, family life, burlesque, nothing goes right, lifestyle, comeback, showbiz, father son relationship, hotel, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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 6.5
 74K
Dreamgirls (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Three young women – Deena Jones, Effie White and Lorrell Robinson – dream of becoming pop stars and they get their wish when they're chosen to be backup singers for the legendary James 'Thunder' Early.
Style: emotional, lyrical, stylized, melancholic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: african american, performer's life, showbiz, music, manager, musician, dancing, unlikely friendships, fame, singer, backstage, lifestyle ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: michigan, chicago illinois, detroit, los angeles, usa ...
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Hannah Montana: The Movie (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When Miley Stewart (aka pop-star Hannah Montana) gets too caught up in the superstar celebrity lifestyle, her dad decides it's time for a total change of scenery. But sweet nibblets! Miley must trade in all the glitz and glamour of Hollywood ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, melancholic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, chick flick, date night ...
Plot: teenager, teenage life, fall in love, double life, hidden identity, parents and children, friends, best friends, youth, family, pop star, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tennessee, usa, nashville tennessee, malibu california
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 6.5
 5K
You Instead (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two feuding rock stars get handcuffed together for 24 hours at a music festival where they are both due to perform.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: music festival, opposites attract, performer's life, fall in love, ego clash, lifestyle, showbiz, partners, music band, rivalry, romance, initially antagonists ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, scotland
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The Mambo Kings (1992)
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, emotional, melancholic, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: music, rags to riches, latin, performer's life, musician's life, romance, family relations, brother brother relationship, sibling rivalry, fame, true love, love story ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: cuba, new york, havana cuba, usa, latin america ...
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 8.5
 78K
Louie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Louis C.K. stars as a fictionalized version of himself; a comedian and newly divorced father raising his two daughters in New York City.
Style: sitcom, sincere, humorous, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: comedian, performer's life, loneliness, dark humor, midlife crisis, family relations, city life, single parent, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, parenthood, frustration ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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The Last Circus (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The journey of Javier, the obese Sad Clown, starts during his childhood in the midst of the Spanish civil war in 1937. His father, one of Spain’s most prominent jesters, is detained and tortured by the fascist regime.
Style: disturbing, bleak, rough, psychological, surreal ...
Plot: clown, dark humor, circus, rivalry, graphic violence, performer's life, life is a bitch, uninhibited rivalry, narcissism, sadism, circus performer, killer clown ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s, year 1937, year 1973
Place: europe, spain, madrid
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 7.6
 283K
Moulin Rouge! (2001)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A celebration of love and creative inspiration takes place in the infamous, gaudy and glamorous Parisian nightclub, at the cusp of the 20th century. A young poet, who is plunged into the heady world of Moulin Rouge, begins a passionate affair with ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, atmospheric, romantic, colourful ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: tragic love, cabaret, love story, jealousy, showbiz, terminal illness, nightclub, dancing, performer's life, love, romance, music ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s, 90s, 20th century ...
Place: paris france, europe, france, india, montmartre paris
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 8.0
 755K
Black Swan (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.
Style: psychological, twist ending, sexy, surreal, cerebral ...
Plot: ballet, mental illness, obsession, character study, hallucination, surrealism, psychology, insanity, paranoia, dancing, ballerina, dancer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 5.5
 946
Taking 5 (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Just when BFFs Gabby and Devon have a chance to get the hottest band to perform a free concert at Highland High, their plan goes up in smoke... literally. Desperate not to be labeled losers for life they resort to plan B: kidnap the band! Now ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, romantic, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, musician's life, youth, music band, love and romance, disorder, teenage life, lifestyle, performer's life, artists and showbiz, kidnapping, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
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Aziz Ansari: Buried Alive (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Standup comedian Aziz Ansari ("Parks and Recreation") headlines his third standup special, where he shares his uniquely hilarious perspective on fears of adulthood, babies, marriage, and more. Ansari's look at life on the cusp of 30 ...
Style: funny, humorous, melancholic, absurd, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sarcasm, love, violent, marriage, performer's life, character study, artists and showbiz, adulthood, stand up special, dark humor, parallel universe, childhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Fluffy Movie (2014)
Genre: Documentary, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Stand-up comic Gabriel Iglesias delights audiences during his sold-out "Unity Through Laughter" tour, which spans more than 400 cities in 23 countries. During his set, Iglesias -- nicknamed "Fluffy" -- pounces on topics like ...
Style: witty, realistic, humorous, not serious, suspense ...
Plot: performer's life, artists and showbiz, friends, society, on the road, cross country, theater, stand up, profanity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.9
 766
Paper Birds (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Jorge and Enrique are two artist in the post Spanish Civil War times that adopt an orphan child called Miguel. With a varieté company that travel around the country, Jorge and Enrique see the horrors left by the war meanwhile the Republic Army ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: spanish civil war, performer's life, artists and showbiz, family relations, orphan, life is a bitch, society, friendship, rivalry, world war two, spanish history, political repression ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: spain, europe
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 6.3
 4K
Let It Shine (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The film follows a shy, talented musician who pens romantic hip-hop verses only to stand idly by as they're delivered to the girl of his dreams by a proxy, his best friend. Made for Disney Channel movie/
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: hip hop, teenage life, rapper, teenage love, hip hop culture, ambition, follow your dream, lifestyle, performer's life, dream come true, musician's life, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
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 3.5
 36K
Spice World (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film follows the Spice Girls and their entourage (mostly fictional characters) - manager Clifford, his assistant Deborah, filmmaker Piers (who is trying to shoot a documentary on "the real Spice Girls") and others in their everyday ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, satirical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: music, music band, desire for fame, celebrity, media, stereotypes, friendship, performer's life, bus, on the road, celebrity culture, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, tower bridge london
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The Audrey Hepburn Story (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The film spans from Hepburn's early childhood to the 1950s which details her life as a Dutch ballerina, coming to grips with her parents' divorce, and enduring life in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II. She then settles in ...
Style: uplifting, serious, feel good, realistic, touching ...
Plot: hollywood, actor's life, world war two, showbiz, celebrity culture, performer's life, rising to stardom, filmmaking, human spirit, haunted by the past, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 1940s
Place: usa, new york, holland, europe, manhattan new york city
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 6.5
 22K
Purple Rain (1984)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A young man with a talent for music meets an aspiring singer, Apollonia, and finds that talent alone isn't all that he needs.
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: musician, rivalry, motorcycle, sensuality, music, human spirit, african american, dysfunctional family, redemption, aspiring singer, nudity (full frontal - brief), rock and roll ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: minneapolis minnesota, minnesota, usa
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When the Devil Calls Your Name (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: Music producer and composer Ha Rib made a contract with the devil to trade his soul for fame. This devilish transaction brought him all the fame he could ask for, producing many hit songs. As the contract expiration draws near, he bargains with the ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, serious, romantic ...
Plot: satan, deal with the devil, secret, occult, performer's life, success, musician, aspiring singer, record producer, pact with the devil, supernatural, devil ...
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Louis Cyr : The Strongest Man in the World (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Biopic of Louis Cyr, strongest man in the world at the end of the 19th Century.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, captivating
Plot: strong man, ambition, performer's life, rise to the top, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, humble, strongman, human
Time: 19th century
Place: quebec, canada
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Tommy Cooper: Not Like That, Like This (2014)
Genre: Biography
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The life and times of Tommy Cooper
Style: captivating, stylized, realistic, serious
Plot: ambition, performer's life, love triangle, infidelity, artists and showbiz, couples, couple relations, workplace romance, alcohol abuse, magic
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
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 5.3
 759
Stars 80 (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Die-hard fans of the 1980s, Vincent and Antoine run a company that supplies doubles of faded stars throughout the whole of France. What starts out as a promising business venture ends up as a calamity when Vincent and Antoine have over forty ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: ambition, performer's life, follow your dream, showbiz, escapades, lifestyle, against the odds, buddies, artists and showbiz, obsessive quest, once promising, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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One Last Dance (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the wake of tragedy, a renowed New York dance company is on the brink of collapse. After leaving the dance world for good, Travis, Chrissa, and Max are pulled in to resurrect the dance that shattered their careers. They have one last chance to ...
Style: sexy, romantic, realistic, serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dance school, dancing, follow your dream, lifestyle, romance, performer's life, dancer's life, love and romance, redemption, showbiz, teenage love, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Center Stage: Turn It Up (2008)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: All self-taught dancer Kate Parker has ever wanted to do was perform with the American Academy of Ballet. But when she doesnt make it after auditioning, she learns that it takes more than precision and perfection to succeed in the dance world.
Style: light, motivational, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancer's life, ballet, dancing, follow your dream, youth, performer's life, rivalry, ambition, hopes, lifestyle, teenager, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
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 5.5
 583
Jackpot (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sunny Holiday, an aspiring singing star, abandons his wife and young baby to set off on a nine-month tour of bleak western towns. He takes off with his road manager in a pink Chrysler in search of their own version of the American Dream: a country ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, non-linear, contemplative ...
Plot: obsessive quest, lifestyle, ambition, musician's life, performer's life, relationship vs career, crumbling marriage, artists and showbiz, human nature, on the road, showbiz, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: idaho, usa
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Connie and Carla (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After accidentally witnessing a mafia hit in the Windy City, gal pals Connie and Carla skip town for L.A., where they go way undercover as singers working the city's dinner theater circuit ... as drag queens. Now, it's not enough that they ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: cross dressing, gay, romance, performer's life, lifestyle, hidden identity, overnight success, mistaken identity, dishonesty, best friends, disorder, wrong place wrong time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
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Cho Dependent (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Miss Margaret Cho is back, and she has a few things she'd like to share with you. From her hilarious recounting of her backstage feud with the Palins during 'Dancing with the Stars' to musical interludes featuring Cho's witty ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, realistic, not serious
Plot: lifestyle, performer's life, fish out of water, feminist, misfit, artists and showbiz, disorder, feminism, gender, gay interest, mother daughter relationship, lgbtq ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
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