20 movies like The Glenn Miller Story, ordered by similarity : Born to Be Blue(2015), Deep in My Heart(1954), Control(2007), Miles Ahead(2016), I Saw the Light(2015), La môme(2007), The Eddy Duchin Story(1956), A Song to Remember(1945), Great Balls of Fire!(1989), Factory Girl(2006), Nico, 1988(2017), Rocketman(2019) ...
James Stewart June Allyson Charles Drake George Tobias Harry Morgan Katharine Warren Marion Ross Irving Bacon Barton MacLane Sig Ruman Phil Garris
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Biography of bandleader Glenn Miller from his beginnings to his death over the English Channel in December 1944.
Romance, Drama, History, Biography, Music
Ethan Hawke Carmen Ejogo Callum Keith Rennie Tony Nappo Janet-Laine Green Dan Lett Kedar Brown Kevin Hanchard Stephen McHattie
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A re-imagining of jazz legend Chet Baker's musical comeback in the late '60s.
Jose Ferrer Merle Oberon Helen Traubel Doe Avedon Walter Pidgeon Paul Henreid Tamara Toumanova Paul Stewart Isobel Elsom David Burns Jim Backus
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Biographic movie about the American composer Sigmund Romberg.
Sam Riley Samantha Morton Craig Parkinson Alexandra Maria Lara Joe Anderson James Anthony Pearson Toby Kebbell Harry Treadaway Andrew Sheridan Robert Shelly
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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.
Biography, Music, Drama, History
Don Cheadle Ewan McGregor Emayatzy Corinealdi LaKeith Stanfield Michael Stuhlbarg Austin Lyon Morgan Wolk Christina Karis
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An exploration of the life and music of Miles Davis.
Biography, Drama, History
Tom Hiddleston Elizabeth Olsen Bradley Whitford David Krumholtz Cherry Jones Maddie Hasson Wes Langlois Wrenn Schmidt
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The story of the country-western singer Hank Williams, who in his brief life created one of the greatest bodies of work in American music. The film chronicles his rise to fame and its tragic effect on his health and personal life.
Marion Cotillard Clotilde Courau Jean-Paul Rouve Sylvie Testud Pascal Greggory Jean-Pierre Martins Emmanuelle Seigner Gérard Depardieu Catherine Allégret Caroline Sihol Alban Casterman
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Biopic of the iconic French singer Édith Piaf. Raised by her grandmother in a brothel, she was discovered while singing on a street corner at the age of 19. Despite her success, Piaf's life was filled with tragedy.
Tyrone Power Kim Novak Victoria Shaw James Whitmore Rex Thompson Mickey Maga Shepperd Strudwick Frieda Inescort
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The life story of the famous pianist and band-leader of the 1930s and 1940s.
Paul Muni Merle Oberon Cornel Wilde Stephen Bekassy Nina Foch George Coulouris Sig Arno Howard Freeman George Macready Claire DuBrey Frank Puglia
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Biography of Frederic Chopin.
Biography, Drama, Music
Dennis Quaid Winona Ryder John Doe Stephen Tobolowsky Trey Wilson Alec Baldwin Lisa Blount Joe Bob Briggs Joshua Sheffield Mojo Nixon Jimmie Vaughn
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The life and career of wildly controversial rock 'n' roll star Jerry Lee Lewis.
Sienna Miller Guy Pearce Hayden Christensen Jimmy Fallon Meredith Ostrom Beth Grant Illeana Douglas Shawn Hatosy Edward Herrmann Patrick Wilson Mary-Kate Olsen
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Based on the rise and fall of socialite Edie Sedgwick, concentrating on her relationships with Andy Warhol and a folk singer.
Biography, Music, Drama, History
Trine Dyrholm Sàndor Funtek Anamaria Marinca Karina Fernandez Calvin Demba Gordon John Sinclair Thomas Trabacchi Francesco Colella
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The last year of singer Nico's life, as she tours and grapples with addiction and personal demons.
Musical, Biography, Gay & Lesbian, Drama
Taron Egerton Jamie Bell Richard Madden Gemma Jones Bryce Dallas Howard Steven Mackintosh Stephen Graham Tate Donovan Charlie Rowe Matthew Illesley Kit Connor
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A musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John's breakthrough years.
Drama, History, Biography
Luke Evans Rebecca Hall Bella Heathcote Connie Britton Monica Giordano JJ Feild Chris Conroy Oliver Platt Maggie Castle Alexa Havins Sharon Kubo
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The story of psychologist William Moulton Marston, and his polyamorous relationship with his wife and their mistress who would inspire his creation of the superheroine, Wonder Woman.
Biography, Documentary, Music
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A documentary on the influential musician Scott Walker.
Music, Biography, Drama, History
Forest Whitaker Diane Venora Samuel E. Wright Keith David Michael McGuire James Handy Michael Zelniker Damon Whitaker
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Jazz saxophonist Charlie "Bird" Parker (Forest Whitaker) lives fast and self-destructs, dead at 34 in 1955.
Music, Biography, Drama, History
Joaquin Phoenix Reese Witherspoon Ginnifer Goodwin Robert Patrick Dallas Roberts Dan John Miller Larry Bagby III Shelby Lynne Tyler Hilton Waylon Payne Shooter Jennings
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A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins.
Musical, Romance, Documentary, Biography
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Based on footage shot in the early seventies and lost for more than thirty years, NAACP IMAGE AWARD winner Esther Anderson takes us on a journey to Jamaica and into 56 HOPE ROAD, Kingston, ... See full summary »
Music, Biography, Drama, History
Renée Zellweger Jessie Buckley Finn Wittrock Rufus Sewell Gemma-Leah Devereux Michael Gambon Bella Ramsey Andy Nyman Gaia Weiss Philippe Spall Fenella Woolgar
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Legendary performer Judy Garland arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.
Christian Bale Cate Blanchett Marcus Carl Franklin Richard Gere Heath Ledger Ben Whishaw Charlotte Gainsbourg David Cross Bruce Greenwood Julianne Moore Michelle Williams
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Ruminations on the life of Bob Dylan, where six characters embody a different aspect of the musician's life and work.
George Hamilton Susan Oliver Red Buttons Arthur O'Connell Shary Marshall Rex Ingram Chris Crosby Rex Holman Hortense Petra Roy Engel Donald Losby
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The story of the country and western singer Hank Williams.