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Secret Superstar 2017
Insia Malik is a talented 15-year-old school girl from Baroda whose spirit is ripped because her mother is in a troubled and violent marriage. Of course she still dares to pursue her dream of becoming a singer and she also valiantly attempts to free her mother from her conservative, cold father.
List of the best movies like Secret Superstar (2017): Sing Street, Juliet, Naked, Wild Rose, Ithaca, Brave New Girl, Sing, 33 Postcards, Born to Be Blue, Boychoir, The Lovers.

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Sing Street (2016)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom
Duration02:36

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.

Juliet, Naked (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:34

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.

Wild Rose (2019)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Canada

A young Scottish singer, Rose-Lynn Harlan, dreams of making it as a country artist in Nashville after being released from prison.

Ithaca (2015)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genredrama, military
CountryUSA

In a small town in California's San Joaquin Valley, 14-year-old Homer Macauley is determined to be the best and fastest bicycle telegraph messenger anyone has ever seen. His older brother has gone to war, leaving Homer to look after his widowed mother, his older sister and his 4-year-old brother, Ulysses. And so it is that as spring turns to summer, 1942, Homer Macauley delivers messages of love, hope, pain... and death... to the good people of Ithaca. And Homer Macauley will grapple with one message that will change him forever - from a boy into a man. Based on Pulitzer Prize-winning author William Saroyan's 1943 novel, The Human Comedy, ITHACA is the quintessential wartime tale of the Home Front. It is a coming-of-age story about the exuberance of youth, the sweetness of life, the sting of death and the modesty and sheer goodness that lives in each and every one of us.

Brave New Girl (2004)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genredrama, family, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:00

Holly has everything it takes to be a star; the voice, the dream and the dedication, but she lacks the means to break away from her humble Texas upbringing. Then she gets the chance to attend an art and music school on the East coast and her future suddenly looks bright. But the road to stardom is a bumpy one.

Sing (2016)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, short, music
CountryHungary

Quiet 10-year-old Zsofi has just changed schools. Feeling out of place at first, she is quickly admitted to the school’s famous choir and befriends her popular classmate Liza. Soon, they have to stand up united against their choir master, who isn’t quite the friendly and inspirational teacher they first thought she was.

33 Postcards (2011)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, crime, music
CountryChina, Australia
Duration01:37

Dean Randall has sponsored a young Chinese orphan Mei Mei for many years, when she arrives in Sydney out of the blue to thank him, their lives are changed forever.

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.

Boychoir (2014)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:43

Stet, a troubled and angry 11-year-old orphan from a small Texas town, ends up at a Boy Choir school back East after the death of his single mom. Completely out of his element, he finds himself in a battle of wills with a demanding Choir Master who recognizes a unique talent in this young boy as he pushes him to discover his creative heart and soul in music.

The Lovers (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:29

The separation of a long married couple goes awry when they fall for each other again.

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Wonder (2017)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, family
CountryUSA, Hong Kong, Canada
Duration02:15

The story of August Pullman – a boy with facial differences – who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.

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.

The Runaways (2010)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

Joan Jett and Cherie Currie, two rebellious teenagers from Southern California, become the frontwomen for the Runaways -- the now-legendary group that paved the way for future generations of female rockers. Under the Svengalilike influence of impresario Kim Fowley, the band becomes a huge success.

The Broken Circle Breakdown (2012)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryBelgium, Netherlands
Duration01:51

The loss of their young daughter threatens to destroy the love and faith of two married musicians.

The Great Gilly Hopkins (2015)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

Wisecracking, gum-chewing 12-year-old Gilly is well known in the foster system. Totally unmanageable, she has stayed with more families than she can remember and has outwitted them all. After all, how can she settle down when her real mother, the beautiful and glamourous Courtney, might be out there waiting for her? When Gilly is sent to live with the Trotters, the weirdest family yet, she isn’t planning to stick around. But cheerful, affectionate Maime Trotter isn’t giving up on Gilly just yet...

Secrets of War (2014)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, family, military
CountryNetherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration01:32

Tuur and Lambert are best friends. But the war is closing in and is about to change their lives forever. Tuurs dad joined the resistance and even his big brother seems so be part of it. Lamberts family on the other hand choose to obey the Germans. Then a new girls from the city shows up, befriending the boys but telling her secret to only one of them. A choice that separates the boys and ultimately gets her in trouble.

Begin Again (2013)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

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

White Lilacs (2007)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genredrama, music
CountryRussia, Luxembourg
Duration01:37

From his childhood in Russia to his last days in California, the tumultuous ininerary and bathed in melancholy of the legendary pianist and composer Serguei Rachmaninov. This film is based on the legend that Rachmaninoff received a bouquet of lilacs from an unknown admirer after every performance. He emigrated to the United States, and after an interval, began to receive the mysterious lilacs again.

The Gospel (2005)
Markimdb: 5
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, family, music
CountryUSA

A young singer turns his back on God and his father's church when tragedy strikes. He returns years later to find the once powerful congregation in disarray. With his childhood nemesis creating a "new vision" for the church, he is forced to deal with family turmoil, career suicide, and relationship issues that send him on a collision course with redemption or destruction

Jackie & Ryan (2014)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genremelodrama, drama, family, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

A modern day train hopper fighting to be a successful musician and a single mom battling to maintain custody of her daughter defy their circumstances by coming together in a relationship that may change each others lives forever.

Mediterranea (2015)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama
CountryItaly, France, USA, Germany, Qatar

Ayiva recently left his home in Burkina Faso in search of a way to provide for his sister and his daughter. He takes advantage of his position in an illegal smuggling operation to get himself and his best friend Abas off of the continent. Ayiva adapts to life in Italy, but when tensions with the local community rise, things become increasingly dangerous. Determined to make his new situation work he attempts to weather the storm, but it has its costs.

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.

Ricki and the Flash (2015)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:01

Meryl Streep stars as Ricki Rendazzo, a guitar heroine who made a world of mistakes as she followed her dreams of rock-and-roll stardom. Returning home, Ricki gets a shot at redemption and a chance to make things right as she faces the music with her family.

Teen Spirit (2018)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

A shy teenager living on the Isle of Wight dreams of pop stardom. With the help of an unlikely mentor, she enters a singing competition that will test her integrity, talent, and ambition.

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.

Summer 1993 (2017)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, family
CountrySpain
Duration02:15

After her mother's death, six-year-old Frida is sent to her uncle's family to live with them in the countryside. But Frida finds it hard to forget her mother and adapt to her new life.

Lemonade Mouth (2011)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, musical, family, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:43

The story follows five disparate high school students - Olivia, Mo, Charlie, Stella, and Wen who meet in detention. They realize they are destined to rock, and ultimately form a band that becomes a champion for students sidelined by the high school elite.

Custody (2018)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, family, short
CountryFrance
Duration01:35

In the midst of a divorce, Miriam Besson decides to ask for exclusive custody of her son, in order to protect him from a father that she is accusing of violence. The judge-in-charge of the file grants a shared custody to the father whom it considers abused. Taken as a hostage between his parents, Julien Besson will do everything to prevent the worst from happening.

Leave No Trace (2018)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:34

A father and daughter live a perfect but mysterious existence in Forest Park, a beautiful nature reserve near Portland, Oregon, rarely making contact with the world. But when a small mistake tips them off to authorities, they are sent on an increasingly erratic journey in search of a place to call their own.

Fisherman’s Friends (2019)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama, family, music
CountryUnited Kingdom

Ten fisherman from Cornwall are signed by Universal Records and achieve a top ten hit with their debut album of Sea Shanties. Based on the true-life story of Cornish folk band, Fisherman's Friends.




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