10 best movies like Dalida (2016)

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Dalida 2016
Based on the true story of acclaimed music icon "Dalida" born in Cairo, who gained celebrity in the 50s, singing in French, Spanish, Arabic, Hebrew, German, Italian, playing in awarded Youssef Chahine's picture "Le Sixième Jour", and who later committed suicide in 1987 in Paris, after selling more than 130 million records worldwide.
List of the best movies like Dalida (2016): My Way, Selena, The Music of Silence, La Vie en Rose, Gully Boy, The Idol, Jimi: All Is by My Side, Gundermann, A United Kingdom, Leto.

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My Way (2012)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:28

A biopic of French pop star Claude Francois, most famous for co-writing the song 'My Way'. Tracing his life from his childhood in Egypt through his success in France to his untimely death in Paris in 1978.

Selena (1997)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:07

In this biographical drama, Selena Quintanilla is born into a musical Mexican-American family in Texas. Her father, Abraham, realizes that his young daughter is talented and begins performing with her at small venues. She finds success and falls for her guitarist, Chris Perez, who draws the ire of her father. Seeking mainstream stardom, Selena begins recording an English-language album which, tragically, she would never complete.

The Music of Silence (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryItaly

Born with a serious eye condition that eventually leads to his blindness, Bocelli nevertheless rises above the challenges, driven by great ambitions towards his passion. The silent pursuit of his daily mission continues.

La Vie en Rose (2007)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryFrance, United Kingdom, Czech Republic
Duration02:20

A swirling, impressionistic portrait of an artist who regretted nothing, writer-director Olivier Dahan's La Vie en Rose stars Marion Cotillard in a blazing performance as the legendary French icon Edith Piaf. From the mean streets of the Belleville district of Paris to the dazzling limelight of New York's most famous concert halls, Piaf's life was a constant battle to sing and survive, to live and love. Raised in her grandmother's brothel, Piaf was discovered in 1935 by nightclub owner Louis Leplee (Gerard Depardieu), who persuaded her to sing despite her extreme nervousness. Piaf became one of France's immortal icons, her voice one of the indelible signatures of the 20th Century.

Gully Boy (2019)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryIndia

A coming-of-age story based on the lives of street rappers in Mumbai.

The Idol (2016)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama, music, biography
CountryPalestine, United Kingdom, Qatar, Netherlands, Egypt, United Arab Emirates

Mohammed Assaf, an aspiring musician living in Gaza, sets a seemingly impossible goal: to compete on the program "Arab Idol."

Jimi: All Is by My Side (2013)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, USA
Duration01:56

A drama based on Jimi Hendrix's life as he left New York City for London, where his career took off.

Gundermann (2018)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, music, biography, history
CountryGermany

The real life story of East German singer and writer Gerhard Gundermann and his struggles with music, life as a coal miner and his dealings with the secret police (STASI) of the GDR.

A United Kingdom (2016)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryCzech Republic, United Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:31

The inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments. Seretse and Ruth defied family, Apartheid and empire - their love triumphed over every obstacle flung in their path and in so doing they transformed their nation and inspired the world.

Leto (2018)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryRussia
Duration02:20

Leningrad, one summer in the early eighties. Smuggling LP’s by Lou Reed and David Bowie, the underground rock scene is boiling ahead of the Perestroika. Mike and his beautiful wife Natasha meet with young Viktor Tsoï. Together with friends, they will change the destiny of rock’n’roll in the Soviet Union.

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Born to Be Blue (2015)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryCanada, United Kingdom

Jazz legend Chet Baker finds love and redemption when he stars in a movie about his own troubled life to mount a comeback.

Nico, 1988 (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryItaly, Belgium

The muse of Andy Warhol, Christa Päffgen, stage name Nico, singer with the band Velvet Underground and a woman of legendary beauty. She gained a new lease of life after the story everyone knows, when she launched her solo career.

England Is Mine (2017)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:08

A portrait of Steven Patrick Morrissey and his early life in 1970s Manchester before he went on to become lead singer of seminal 1980s band The Smiths.

Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B (2014)
Markimdb: 3.1
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUSA

The story of R&B singer and actress Aaliyah; namely, the highs and lows of her career, her romantic pursuits, and the events leading up to her death in 2001 at the age of 22.

Tim Maia (2014)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryBrazil

Biopic of Brazilian singer Tim Maia, from his childhood in Rio de Janeiro until his death at age 55, including his passage by the US, where he discovers a new style of music and is arrested for theft and drug possession.

Cadillac Records (2008)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:49

The story of sex, violence, race and rock and roll in 1950s Chicago, and the exciting but turbulent lives of some of America's musical legends, including Muddy Waters, Leonard Chess, Little Walter, Howlin' Wolf, Etta James and Chuck Berry.

Blaze (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:14

A re-imagining of the life and times of Blaze Foley, the unsung songwriting legend of the Texas Outlaw Music movement.

Love Me or Leave Me (1955)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:02

A fictionalized account of the career of jazz singer Ruth Etting and her tempestuous marriage to gangster Marty Snyder, who helped propel her to stardom.

Walk the Line (2005)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:16

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.

Muslum (2018)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryTurkey

The movie is about the legendary Turkish "soul singer" Müslüm Gürses. Born into a poor family, Muslum found his redemption in music from the initial trauma that lingered over his musical and personal life as internalizing the grief. He rose through his ashes of shattered dreams like a phoenix. He walked in darkness, sang songs filled with sorrow which stirred people's souls and created a cult following. They were calling him "Baba" (The Father).

The Soloist (2009)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration01:57

A Los Angeles journalist befriends a homeless Juilliard-trained musician, while looking for a new article for the paper.

Nina (2016)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:35

The story of the late jazz musician and classical pianist Nina Simone including her rise to fame and relationship with her manager Clifton Henderson.

I Saw the Light (2016)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:11

Singer and songwriter Hank Williams rises to fame in the 1940s, but alcohol abuse and infidelity take a toll on his career and marriage to fellow musician Audrey Mae Williams.

Barbara (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryFrance
Duration01:28

When a director sets out to make a film about popular French singer Barbara, both he and the actress who is to play her are overwhelmed by the project.

La Bamba (1987)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:48

Biographical story of the rise from nowhere of singer Ritchie Valens whose life was cut short by a plane crash.

I Can Only Imagine (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:22

Growing up in Texas, Bart Millard suffers physical and emotional abuse at the hands of his father. His childhood and relationship with his dad inspires him to write the hit song "I Can Only Imagine" as singer of the Christian band MercyMe.

Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life (2010)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryFrance
Duration02:15

A glimpse at the life of French singer Serge Gainsbourg, from growing up in 1940s Nazi-occupied Paris through his successful song-writing years in the 1960s to his death in 1991 at the age of 62.

Lords of Chaos (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, crime, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Sweden, Norway
Duration02:16

A teenager's quest to launch Norwegian Black Metal in Oslo in the 1990s results in a very violent outcome.

The Dancer (2016)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, music, biography, history
CountryFrance, Belgium, Czech Republic
Duration02:05

Nothing in her background destined Loïe Fuller from the American Midwest to become a Belle Epoque icon, even less a dancer at the Paris Opera. Even at the risk of destroying her back and burning her eyes with the stage lights, she will never falter in the quest to perfect her dance. But her encounter with Isadora Duncan, a prodigious young dancer hungry for fame and glory, will precipitate the fall of this icon at the beginning of the twentieth century.

Rocketman (2019)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, musical, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Canada
Duration01:53

The story of Elton John's life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.




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