Movies to Watch If You Like Leto (2018)

Movies similar to Leto (2018).

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Eddie and the Cruisers II: Eddie Lives! (1989)

Starring: Michael Paré, Marina Orsini, Bernie Coulson, Matthew Laurance
Duration: 1h 44mins
Genres: Drama, Music, Romance

Satin Records rejected rock and roll band Eddie and the Cruisers' last album A Season in Hell twenty years earlier.
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Sing Street (2016)

Starring: Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Aidan Gillen, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Jack Reynor
Duration: 1h 46mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Music

In south inner-city Dublin in 1985, Robert Lawlor is struggling with his architecture practice and his marriage, and drinks and smokes to excess.
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Backbeat (1994)

Starring: Stephen Dorff, Sheryl Lee, Ian Hart, Gary Bakewell
Duration: 1h 40mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

The film follows the Beatles through their pre-fame Hamburg days when Stuart Sutcliffe, the band's bassist, meets German photographer Astrid Kirchherr.
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Satisfaction (1988)

Starring: Justine Bateman, Liam Neeson, Trini Alvarado, Scott Coffey
Duration: 1h 32mins
Genres: Comedy, Music, Romance

A group of teenagers have a band, Mystery, with Jennie as the lead singer. They go to a bar at the coast and play during the summer.
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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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The Idolmaker (1980)

Starring: Ray Sharkey, Tovah Feldshuh, Peter Gallagher, Paul Land
Duration: 1h 57mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

Ray Sharkey plays Vincent Vacari, a songwriter and entertainment manager, driven by his desire to discover the next big act.
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Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Starring: Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy
Duration: 2h 14mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

Bohemian Rhapsody is a 2018 biographical drama film about Freddie Mercury, the lead singer of the British rock band Queen.
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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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Miles Ahead (2015)

Starring: Don Cheadle, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Ewan McGregor, Michael Stuhlbarg
Duration: 1h 40mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

Miles Ahead is a 2015 American biographical-drama film directed by Don Cheadle in his feature directorial debut, which Cheadle co-wrote with Steven Baigelman, Stephen J.
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Control (2007)

Starring: Sam Riley, Samantha Morton, Craig Parkinson, Alexandra Maria Lara
Duration: 2h 2mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

Control is a 2007 British biographical film about the life of Ian Curtis, singer of the late-1970s English post-punk band Joy Division.
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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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Sid and Nancy (1986)

Starring: Gary Oldman, Chloe Webb, David Hayman, Debby Bishop
Duration: 1h 52mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

On 12 October 1978, police are summoned to the Hotel Chelsea in New York City, where they find Nancy Spungen, dead.
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Two of Us (2000)

Starring: Aidan Quinn, Jared Harris, Ric Reid, Martin Martinuzzi
Duration: 1h 29mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

Two of Us is a 2000 television drama (and the third original VH1 film) which offers a dramatized account of April 24, 1976, six years after the break-up of the Beatles and the day in which Lorne Michaels made a statement on Saturday Night Live offering the Beatles $3,000 to reunite on his program.
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Hearts of Fire (1987)

Starring: Bob Dylan, Fiona, Rupert Everett, Julian Glover
Duration: 1h 35mins
Genres: Drama, Music, Romance

Hearts of Fire is a 1987 American musical drama film starring Bob Dylan, Fiona Flanagan (billed only as "Fiona") and Rupert Everett.
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Our Beloved Month of August (2008)

Starring: Sónia Bandeira, Fábio Oliveira, Joaquim Carvalho, Andreia Santos
Duration: 2h 27mins
Genres: Music, Romance

Our Beloved Month of August (Portuguese: Aquele Querido Mês de Agosto) is a 2008 Portuguese film directed by Miguel Gomes.
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What's Love Got to Do with It (1993)

Starring: Angela Bassett, Laurence Fishburne, RaéVen Kelly, Virginia Capers
Duration: 1h 58mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

Born and raised in Nutbush, Tennessee, Anna Mae Bullock grows up in an unhappy family with her parents leaving and abandoning her at a young age.
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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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Stoned (2005)

Starring: Leo Gregory, Paddy Considine, David Morrissey, Ben Whishaw
Duration: 1h 42mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

The film is a cinematic work of historical fiction, taking as its premise the idea that Jones was murdered by Frank Thorogood, a builder who had been hired to renovate and improve Jones's house Cotchford Farm in East Sussex, though there is a curious ghost-epilogue where Jones comes back to earth, to thank chauffeur/minder Tom Keylock - not Thorogood - for making him into an immortal martyr.
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La Vie En Rose (2007)

Starring: Marion Cotillard, Sylvie Testud, Pascal Greggory, Emmanuelle Seigner
Duration: 2h 20mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

The film is structured as a largely non-linear series of key events from the life of Édith Piaf.
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24 Hour Party People (2002)

Starring: Steve Coogan, Lennie James, John Thomson, Paul Popplewell
Duration: 1h 57mins
Genres: Biography, Comedy, Drama

In 1976 television presenter Tony Wilson sees the Sex Pistols perform at the Manchester Lesser Free Trade Hall for the first time.
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