Movies like Svengali

20 movies like Svengali, ordered by similarity : Hangover Square(1945), Nico, 1988(2017), Five Star Final(1931), Control(2007), The English Teacher(2013), Padosan(1968), The Harmonists(1998), The Prestige(2006), Fat Girl(2001), Leading Lady(2014), The Cheetah Girls 2(2006), Quai des Orfevres(1947) ...

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Through hypnotism and telepathic mind control, a sinister music maestro controls the singing voice, but not the heart, of the woman he loves.

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Hangover Square

A promising classical musician finds his life poisoned by a music hall dancer -- and by the strange gaps in his memory.

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Nico, 1988

The last year of singer Nico's life, as she tours and grapples with addiction and personal demons.

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Five Star Final

The City Editor of a sleazy tabloid goes against his own journalistic ethics to resurrect a twenty year old murder case... with tragic results.

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A profile of Ian Curtis, the enigmatic singer of Joy Division whose personal, professional, and romantic troubles led him to commit suicide at the age of 23.

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The English Teacher

An English teacher's life is disrupted when a former student returns to her small town after failing as a playwright in New York.

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A simple man from a village falls in love with his new neighbor. He enlists the help of his musical-theater friends to woo the lovely girl-next-door away from her music teacher.

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The Harmonists

The film chronicles the rise and fall of Germany's most famous a capella group, the Comedian Harmonists, in 1930s Germany.

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The Prestige

After a tragic accident, two stage magicians engage in a battle to create the ultimate illusion while sacrificing everything they have to outwit each other.

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Fat Girl

Two sisters confront their sexual attitudes and experiences while on a family holiday.

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Leading Lady

An idealistic British drama school teacher, Jodi Rutherford, persuades a cynical South African farmer to prepare her for a role in a major film as an Afrikaans war heroine. In return Jodi ... See full summary »

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The Cheetah Girls 2

Members (Raven, Adrienne Bailon, Kiely Williams) of a teenage vocal group find adventure while participating in a music festival in Barcelona, Spain.

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Quai des Orfevres

Jenny Lamour wants to succeed in music hall. Her husband and accompanist is Maurice Martineau, a nice but jealous man. When he knew Jenny is making eyes at Brignon, an old businessman, in ... See full summary »

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As London slides towards a time of violent social unrest, on the estates of East London, a young man's life is torn apart by a love for a girl from a different place.

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Like a Country Song

"Like a Country Song" is a story about JAKE REESON, an up and coming country singer who has the whole world in his hands until his ego gets in the way. With nothing but partying and music ... See full summary »

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Shortly after her mother's death, an innocent and youthful woman will find refuge into the household of her middle-aged aristocratic guardian, who will submit her to his sexual advances.

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A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential.

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Saturday Church

A 14 year-old-boy, struggling with gender identity and religion, begins to use fantasy to escape his life in the inner city and find his passion in the process.

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A strange woman comes to Texas to meet her half-sister and stake a claim to the family music legacy-one way or another.

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A Star Is Born

A musician helps a young singer find fame as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.

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Five Days Without Nora

A woman's suicide just before Passover creates many complications for her ex-husband (Fernando Luján) and their family.

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