Most Similar Movies to Blaze (2018)

Movies like Blaze (2018).

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I Saw the Light (2015)

Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Elizabeth Olsen, Maddie Hasson, Bradley Whitford
Duration: 2h 3mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

I Saw the Light is a 2015 American biographical drama film directed, written, and produced by Marc Abraham, starring Tom Hiddleston as country music legend Hank Williams and Elizabeth Olsen as his first wife, Audrey Williams.
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Nowhere Boy (2009)

Starring: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Kristin Scott Thomas, Anne-Marie Duff, David Threlfall
Duration: 1h 38mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

The drama tells the story of John Lennon's teenage years from 1955 to 1960. John was separated from his mother, Julia Lennon, when he was five.
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La Bamba (1987)

Starring: Lou Diamond Phillips, Esai Morales, Rosanna DeSoto, Elizabeth Peña
Duration: 1h 48mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

Richard Steven Valenzuela (Phillips) is a normal teenage boy who becomes a rock 'n' roll superstar under the stage name Ritchie Valens.
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The Dirt (2018)

Starring: Douglas Booth, Iwan Rheon, Machine Gun Kelly, Daniel Webber
Duration: 1h 47mins
Genres: Biography, Comedy, Drama

In 1973, Frank Carlton Feranna Jr. walks away from his drunk mother Deana after years of abusive stepfathers and moves from Seattle to Los Angeles in 1978.
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Chelsea Walls (2001)

Starring: Paz de la Huerta, Vincent D'Onofrio, Bianca Hunter, Kevin Corrigan
Duration: 1h 49mins
Genres: Drama

The film tells five stories of a number of artists as they spend a single day in New York's famed bohemian home Chelsea Hotel, struggling with their arts and personal lives.
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All Eyez on Me (2017)

Starring: Demetrius Shipp Jr., Danai Gurira, Kat Graham, Annie Ilonzeh
Duration: 2h 19mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

At the Clinton Correctional Facility in 1995, a documentary filmmaker arrives to interview Tupac Shakur.
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The Runaways (2010)

Starring: Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning, Michael Shannon, Stella Maeve
Duration: 1h 46mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

Cherie Currie is a teenager in Los Angeles, California who desperately wants to be a rock star.
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Get on Up (2014)

Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis, Dan Aykroyd, Viola Davis
Duration: 2h 19mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

The film uses a nonlinear narrative, following James Brown's stream of consciousness as he recalls events from his life in an asynchronous manner, occasionally breaking the fourth wall to address the audience.
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Bound for Glory (1976)

Starring: David Carradine, Ronny Cox, Melinda Dillon, Gail Strickland
Duration: 2h 27mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

During the Great Depression in the 1930s, Woody Guthrie is unable to support his family as a sign painter and a local musician in Pampa, Texas, a town badly affected by the drought known as the Dust Bowl period.
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Love & Mercy (2014)

Starring: John Cusack, Paul Dano, Elizabeth Banks, Paul Giamatti
Duration: 2h 1mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

Love & Mercy is a 2014 American biographical drama film directed by Bill Pohlad that focuses on the Beach Boys' co-founder and leader Brian Wilson and his struggles with mental illness during the 1960s and 1980s.
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Rocketman (2019)

Starring: Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden, Bryce Dallas Howard
Duration: 2h 1mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

Rocketman is a 2019 biographical musical film based on the life of British musician Elton John.
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The Doors (1991)

Starring: Val Kilmer, Meg Ryan, Kyle MacLachlan, Frank Whaley
Duration: 2h 20mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

In 1949, young Jim Morrison and his family are traveling on a desert highway where they encounter an auto wreck and see an elderly Native American dying by the roadside.
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Coal Miner's Daughter (1980)

Starring: Sissy Spacek, Tommy Lee Jones, Levon Helm, Phyllis Boyens-Liptak
Duration: 2h 4mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

Coal Miner's Daughter is a 1980 American biographical musical film directed by Michael Apted from a screenplay written by Tom Rickman.
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Cadillac Records (2008)

Starring: Adrien Brody, Jeffrey Wright, Beyoncé, Columbus Short
Duration: 1h 49mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

In 1947 in Chicago, a Jewish immigrant from Poland and bar owner Leonard Chess (Adrien Brody) hires a blues combo, including guitarist Muddy Waters (Jeffrey Wright) and harmonica player Little Walter (Columbus Short).
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Selena (1997)

Starring: Jennifer Lopez, Edward James Olmos, Jon Seda, Jackie Guerra
Duration: 2h 7mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

In 1961, a young Abraham Quintanilla and his band "The Dinos" are rejected by a racist white restaurant owner for an audition in Texas.
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The Buddy Holly Story (1978)

Starring: Gary Busey, Don Stroud, Charles Martin Smith, Conrad Janis
Duration: 1h 54mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

Buddy Holly, a teenager from Lubbock, Texas, emerges into the world of rock and roll with friends and bandmates, drummer Jesse Charles and bass player Ray Bob Simmons, forming a trio known as The Crickets.
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Walk the Line (2005)

Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Ginnifer Goodwin, Robert Patrick
Duration: 2h 16mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

In 1968, as an audience of inmates at Folsom State Prison cheer for Johnny Cash, he waits backstage near a table saw, reminding him of his early life.
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Hilary and Jackie (1998)

Starring: Emily Watson, Rachel Griffiths, James Frain, David Morrissey
Duration: 2h 1mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

In 1960s London, sisters Hilary and Jacqueline "Jackie" du Pré both pursue musical professions after being instructed throughout their childhoods in music by their mother; the flute for Hilary, and the cello for Jackie.
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Born to Be Blue (2015)

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Carmen Ejogo, Callum Keith Rennie, Tony Nappo
Duration: 1h 37mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

The film is described as "semi-factual, semi-fictional".
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Great Balls of Fire! (1989)

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Winona Ryder, John Doe, Stephen Tobolowsky
Duration: 1h 48mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

Jerry Lee Lewis (Quaid) plays piano (as opposed to a guitar like most other rock artists) during rock and roll's early years from 1956 to 1958.
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