Most Similar Movies to Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland (2017)

Movies like Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland (2017).

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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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Jersey Boys (2014)

Starring: John Lloyd Young, Erich Bergen, Michael Lomenda, Vincent Piazza
Duration: 2h 14mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

In Belleville, New Jersey in 1951, Tommy DeVito performs together with his brother Nicky, and their friend Nick Massi, as The Variety Trio.
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Little Richard (2000)

Starring: Leon, Jenifer Lewis, Carl Lumbly, Tamala Jones
Duration: 2h 0mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

Little Richard is a 2000 biographical NBC television film written by Bill Kerby and Daniel Taplitz and directed by Robert Townsend.
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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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Elvis (1979)

Starring: Kurt Russell, Shelley Winters, Bing Russell, Robert Gray
Duration: 2h 30mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

Elvis is a 1979 American made-for-television biographical film directed by John Carpenter, and starring Kurt Russell as Elvis Presley, originally aired on ABC.
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Elvis (2005 - 2005)

Starring: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Rose McGowan, Randy Quaid, Tim Guinee
Duration: 2h 53mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

A chronicle of the life of Elvis Presley, from his humble beginnings to his rise to international stardom.
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Why Do Fools Fall in Love (1998)

Starring: Halle Berry, Vivica A. Fox, Lela Rochon, Larenz Tate
Duration: 1h 56mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

Lymon was 13 years old when the teenage group Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers erupted from radios and jukeboxes with their 1956 hit "Why Do Fools Fall in Love?" and appeared in the movie Rock, Rock, Rock (1956).
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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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Whitney (2015)

Starring: Yaya DaCosta, Arlen Escarpeta, Yolonda Ross, Suzzanne Douglas
Duration: 1h 28mins
Genres: Biography, Drama

Whitney is a 2015 American biographical film directed by Angela Bassett based on American recording artist Whitney Houston and her turbulent marriage to R&B artist Bobby Brown that premiered on Lifetime in North America on January 17, 2015.
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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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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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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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The Audrey Hepburn Story (2000)

Starring: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Frances Fisher, Keir Dullea, Gabriel Macht
Duration: 2h 13mins
Genres: Biography, Drama

The film opens with Hepburn acting in the title sequence from Breakfast at Tiffany's and reminiscing about her life up to that point.
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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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The Brittany Murphy Story (2014)

Starring: Amanda Fuller, Sherilyn Fenn, Eric Petersen, Chloë Crampton
Duration: 1h 26mins
Genres: Biography, Drama

The Brittany Murphy Story is a 2014 television film about Brittany Murphy.
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Beyond the Sea (2004)

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth, John Goodman, Bob Hoskins
Duration: 1h 58mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

Beyond the Sea is a 2004 American biographical musical drama film based on the life of singer-actor Bobby Darin.
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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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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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Factory Girl (2006)

Starring: Sienna Miller, Guy Pearce, Hayden Christensen, Jimmy Fallon
Duration: 1h 30mins
Genres: Biography, Drama

The film is framed by Edie Sedgwick (Sienna Miller) being interviewed in a hospital several years after her time as an Andy Warhol superstar.
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