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List of the best movies like Satin (2011): La La Land, Duets, The Lucky Ones, The Thing Called Love, A Prairie Home Companion, Comet, Begin Again, Juliet, Naked, Ali's Wedding, Johnny Suede.

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Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
Duration02:16
CharactersMusicians, Pianists, Actors
PlotLove, Dancing, Passion, Music, Money
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry, For girls, Touching, Sad ones, Good music

Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
CharactersMusicians, Partners, Singers
PlotTravel
PlaceHotels
StyleTo cry, Smart, Touching

Duets is a road-trip comedy which revolves around the little known world of karaoke and the whimsical characters who inhabit it. All roads lead to Omaha, site of a national karaoke competition where this motley group of singers and stars come together for a blow-out sing-off.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersMilitary, Friends, Soldier
PlotWar, Travel, Money, Friendship, Tornadoes
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Touching

The story revolves around three soldiers — Colee, T.K. and Cheaver — who return from the Iraq War after suffering injuries and learn that life has moved on without them. They end up on an unexpected road trip across the U.S.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersDogs, Horses, Teachers, Cowboys, Friends
PlotDancing, Friendship, Death, Ghosts
PlaceRussia, New York
StyleRomantic, To cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching

Miranda Presley moves from New York to Nashville to become a songwriter. At an unsuccessful audition she meets James Wright, a promising newcomer. After only a few days they marry but start to quickly regret it.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, western, music
CountryUSA
CharactersAngels, Cowboys, Musicians, Friends, Artists
PlotMusic, Radio
PlaceUSA
StyleTo cry, Smart, Fancy, Touching

A look at what goes on backstage during the last broadcast of America's most celebrated radio show, where singing cowboys Dusty and Lefty, a country music siren, and a host of others hold court

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
PlotLove, Dancing, Money, Friendship, Earthquake
PlaceTrains, Parallel worlds, USA, Los Angeles
StyleRomantic, To cry, Fancy, Touching

When a chance encounter brings together the cynical Dell and the quick-witted Kimberly, the stage is set for a tempestuous love affair that unfolds like a puzzle. As the film zigzags back and forth in time-from a meteor shower in LA, to an encounter in a Paris hotel room, to a fateful phone call-an unforgettable portrait of a relationship emerges.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersMusicians, Friends
PlotRelationship, Music, Breakup
PlaceMetro, USA, New York
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Soulful, Touching

A long lost music producer finds a singer-songwriter right about the moment he has given up all hope on life.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:34
CharactersLesbians, Teachers, Musicians, Sisters, Girlfriends
PlotLove, Dancing, Music, Obsession, Breakup
PlaceAircraft, Trains, England, Beach, Hospitals
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, Fascinating, Makes me think

Annie is stuck in a long-term relationship with Duncan – an obsessive fan of obscure rocker Tucker Crowe. When the acoustic demo of Tucker's hit record from 25 years ago surfaces, its discovery leads to a life-changing encounter with the elusive rocker himself.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryAustralia
CharactersMusicians, Judge
PlotLove, On real events, Wedding, Music, Friendship
StyleTo cry, Cute, Touching

After a "white lie" which spirals out of control, a neurotic, naive and musically gifted Muslim cleric's eldest son must follow through with an arranged marriage, except he is madly in love with an Australian born-Lebanese girl.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryLuxembourg, France, USA
Duration01:37
CharactersMusicians, Friends, Losers
PlotMusic, Friendship, Jealousy, Lost memory
PlaceNight Clubs, New York
StyleRomantic, Fancy

A struggling young musician and devoted fan of Ricky Nelson wants to be just like his idol and become a rock star.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersDrummers, Musicians, Friends, Managers, Singers
PlotMusic, Friendship, Radio, Music group
StyleLight, To cry, Soulful, Touching

A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersPregnant, Friends, Waiters
PlotFriendship, Dreams
PlaceSmall cities
StyleTo cry, Fancy, Touching

Jenna is a pregnant, unhappily married waitress in the deep south. She meets a newcomer to her town and falls into an unlikely relationship as a last attempt at happiness.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom
Duration02:36
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Musicians, Family, Pupils
PlotLove, Dancing, Relationship, Music, Motorcycles
PlaceSchool, Trains, England, Ireland, Metro
StyleTouching, Serious

A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryIsrael, USA, France
Duration01:27
CharactersMusicians, Friends, Losers, Singers
PlotLove with age difference
PlaceIsrael, Small cities
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Gloomy, Touching

A small Egyptian police band travels to Israel to play at the inaugural ceremony of an Arab arts center, only to find themselves stuck in the wrong town.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersFriends, Losers
PlotDancing, Music, Friendship, KGB, Freedom
PlaceRussia, New York
StyleTo cry, Fancy, Touching

A Russian circus visits the US. A clown wants to defect, but doesn't have the nerve. His saxophone playing friend however comes to the decision to defect in the middle of Bloomingdales. He is befriended by the black security guard and falls in love with the Italian immigrant from behind the perfume counter. We follow his life as he works his way through the American dream and tries to find work as a musician.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersTeens, Gay, Thieves, Musicians
PlotLove, On real events, Travel, Basketball
PlaceAircraft, USA
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Fancy, Black humor

A mother takes her two sons on an unusual road trip from New York. Pittsburgh, St. Louis and eventually Hollywood in her quest to find a man to take care of them all.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Businessmen
PlotDancing, Motorcycles, Death, Religious, Seduction
PlaceSmall cities
StyleTo cry, Touching

In small town Tennessee, a ne'er-do-well man (Knoxville) wrestling for control over his fading golf club is reunited with his estranged daughter, a 14-year-old musical prodigy.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUSA
CharactersTeachers, Strong women, Musicians, Musicians
PlotMusic, Rivalry
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Fancy

In the tradition of Anthony Bourdain's "Kitchen Confidential" and Gelsey Kirkland's "Dancing on my Grave" comes an insider’s look into the secret world of classical musicians. From her debut recital at Carnegie Recital Hall to the Broadway pits of "Les Miserables" and "Miss Saigon," Blair Tindall has played with some of the biggest names in classical music for twenty-five years. Now in "Mozart in the Jungle," Tindall exposes the scandalous rock and roll lifestyles of the musicians, conductors, and administrators who inhabit the insular world of classical music.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Italy
Duration01:53
CharactersLesbians, Gay, Losers, Tourists
PlotTravel, Friendship, Depression, Vacation, Divorce
PlaceItaly, Small cities
StyleTo cry, For girls, Touching

After a rough divoce, Frances, a 35 year old book editor from San Francisco takes a tour of Tuscany at the urgings of her friends. On a whim she buys Bramasole, a run down villa in the Tuscan countryside and begins to piece her life together starting with the villa and finds that life sometimes has unexpected ways of giving her everything she wanted.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersDogs, Animals, Lawyers, Friends, Judge
PlotLove, Sports, Racing, Time travel, Cars
PlaceMongolia
StyleRomantic, Exciting, Action, To cry, Soulful

A family dog—with a near-human soul and a philosopher's mind—evaluates his life through the lessons learned by his human owner, a race-car driver.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:03
CharactersStewardesses
PlotFuneral
PlaceAircraft, Small cities
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Smart, Fancy, Touching

Drew Baylor is fired after causing his shoe company to lose hundreds of millions of dollars. To make matters worse, he's also dumped by his girlfriend. On the verge of ending it all, Drew gets a new lease on life when he returns to his family's small Kentucky hometown after his father dies. Along the way, he meets a flight attendant with whom he falls in love.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
CharactersMusicians, Friends
PlotMusic, Friendship, Loneliness, Music group
PlaceParty
StyleCute, Smart, Touching

Romantic comedy about six of Seattle's young people, most of whom live in the same apartment building and whose lives revolve around the city's ever-expanding music scene. The interrelated stories about each character's progress through the singles scene are intriguing and often very funny, and the soundtrack is a grunge fanatic's dream, with the likes of Soundgarden, Pearl Jam and Mudhoney.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersHippies, Lawyers, Single mothers
PlotLove, Motorcycles, Life, Divorce, Family life
PlaceParty, Kitchen
StyleTo cry, Touching

A conservative lawyer named Diane takes her two teenage children Jake and Zoe to meet their estranged, hippie grandmother in Woodstock after her husband asks for a divorce.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance, USA
Duration01:47
CharactersDogs, Teachers, Thieves, Students, Writers
PlotDancing, Cars, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceNew York
TimeNew Year
StyleFancy, Touching

THE EXTRA MAN is a sophisticated and moving comedy from filmmakers Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini. THE EXTRA MAN follows Louis Ives (Paul Dano), a lonely dreamer who fancies himself the hero of an F. Scott Fitzgerald novel. When a deeply embarrassing incident forces him to leave his job at an exclusive Princeton prep school, Louis heads to New York City to make a fresh start. He quickly finds a 9 to 5 job at an environmental magazine, where he encounters an entrancing, green-obsessed co-worker Mary (Katie Holmes).

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersDogs, Gay, Terminally ill, Actors, Artists
PlotDeath, Cancer, Mystery
PlaceParty
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Smart, Fancy, Touching

A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:33
CharactersLesbians, Gay
PlotTravel
PlaceSmall cities
StyleFancy, Touching

When Dot's granddaughter puts her into a nursing home, Stella stages a breakout, and takes Dot to Canada so they can get married. They pick up a hitchhiker along the way.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:06
CharactersFamily, Friends, Terminally ill, Widows
PlotLove, Travel, Relationship, Friendship, Death
PlaceIreland
StyleSad ones, To cry, Touching, Serious

A young widow discovers that her late husband has left her 10 messages intended to help ease her pain and start a new life.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersMusicians, Sisters, Girlfriends, Actors, Singers
PlotLove, Time travel, Revenge, Friendship, Betrayal
PlaceParty, Los Angeles
TimeNew Year
StyleLight, Fascinating

A woman at rock bottom must find her way across Los Angeles in order to crash her ex-boyfriend's engagement party.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersMusicians
PlotLoneliness, Rivalry
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fancy, Touching

With John's social life at a standstill and his ex-wife about to get remarried, a down on his luck divorcée finally meets the woman of his dreams, only to discover she has another man in her life - her son. Before long, the two are locked in a battle of wits for the woman they both love-and it appears only one man can be left standing when it's over.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Students, Poets
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Money, Friendship, Birthday
PlaceParty
StyleAction, By books, Fascinating, Black humor, Touching

In 1987, during the austere days of Thatcher’s Britain, a teenager learns to live life, understand his family, and find his own voice through the music of Bruce Springsteen.





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