29 Best Movies Like La La Land ...

29 Best Movies Like La La Land ...

If you liked this movie , you will for sure love these too! In this collection we highlight some of the best films that share a very similar premise to '', and are worth checking out.

1. 500 Days of Summer (2009)

1h 35m Comedy Drama Romance

Tom, greeting-card writer and hopeless romantic, is caught completely off-guard when his girlfriend, Summer, suddenly dumps him. He reflects on their 500 days together to try to figure out where their love affair went sour, and in doing so, Tom rediscovers his true passions in life.

2. Begin Again (2013)

1h 44m Comedy Music Romance Drama

Gretta, a budding songwriter, finds herself alone after her boyfriend Dave ditches her. Her life gains purpose when Dan, a record label executive, notices her talent.

3. Once (2007)

1h 25m Drama Music Romance

A vacuum repairman moonlights as a street musician and hopes for his big break. One day a Czech immigrant, who earns a living selling flowers, approaches him with the news that she is also an aspiring singer-songwriter. The pair decide to collaborate, and the songs that they compose reflect the story of their blossoming love.

4. Sing Street (2016)

1h 46m Comedy Romance Drama Music

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.

5. Burlesque (2010)

1h 59m Drama Romance

The Burlesque Lounge has its best days behind it. Tess, a retired dancer and owner of the venue, struggles to keep the aging theater alive, facing all kinds of financial and artistic challenges. With the Lounge's troupe members becoming increasingly distracted by personal problems and a threat coming from a wealthy businessman's quest to buy the spot from Tess, the good fortune seems to have abandoned the club altogether. Meanwhile, the life of Ali, a small-town girl from Iowa, is about to change dramatically. Hired by Tess as a waitress at the Lounge, Ali escapes a hollow past and quickly falls in love with the art of burlesque. Backed by newfound friends amongst the theater's crew, she manages to fulfill her dreams of being on stage herself. Things take a dramatic turn though when Ali's big voice makes her become the main attraction of the venue.

6. Whiplash (2014)

1h 47m Drama Music

Under the direction of a ruthless instructor, a talented young drummer begins to pursue perfection at any cost, even his humanity.

7. The Last Five Years (2014)

1h 34m Comedy Drama Music Romance

In New York, a struggling actress and a successful writer sing about their failed marriage from two perspectives.

8. Sweet Charity (1969)

2h 29m Comedy Drama Music Romance

Taxi dancer, Charity continues to have faith in the human race despite apparently endless disappointments at its hands, and hope that she will finally meet the nice young man to romance her away from her sleazy life.

9. The Legend of 1900 (1998)

2h Drama Music Romance

The story of a virtuoso piano player who lives his entire life aboard an ocean liner. Born and raised on the ship, 1900 (Tim Roth) learned about the outside world through interactions with passengers, never setting foot on land, even for the love of his life. Years later, the ship may be destroyed, and a former band member fears that 1900 may still be aboard, willing to go down with the ship.

10. Funny Girl (1968)

2h 29m Comedy Drama Romance

The story of the life of comedienne Fanny Brice, from her early days in the Jewish slums of the Lower East Side, to the height of her career with the Ziegfeld Follies, including her marriage to and eventual divorce from her second husband, Nick Arnstein.

11. Sylvie's Love (2020)

1h 54m Drama Romance

When a young woman meets an aspiring saxophonist in her father’s record shop in 1950s Harlem, their love ignites a sweeping romance that transcends changing times, geography, and professional success.

12. The Artist (2011)

1h 40m Drama Comedy Romance

Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break.

13. Heartbeats (2017)

1h 50m Music Romance

When a bubbly American hip hop dancer goes to India with her family for a wedding, she is impressed by a new dance style and falls in love with the man who introduced her to it.

14. The Holiday (2006)

2h 16m Comedy Romance

Two women, one from the United States and one from the United Kingdom, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local man but realizes that the imminent return home may end the relationship.

15. Brown Sugar (2002)

1h 49m Comedy Romance

Friends since childhood, a magazine editor and a hip-hop record executive stumble into romantic territory.

16. Cafe Society (2016)

1h 37m Comedy Drama Romance

The story of a young man who arrives in Hollywood during the 1930s hoping to work in the film industry, falls in love, and finds himself swept up in the vibrant café society that defined the spirit of the age.

17. Sleepless in Seattle (1993)

1h 45m Comedy Drama Romance

Desperate to find his dad Sam a date, a young boy calls into a radio show and catches the attention of Annie, a journalist who wants to meet Sam atop the Empire State Building.

18. Stomp the Yard (2007)

1h 54m Drama Music

After the death of his younger brother, a troubled 19-year-old street dancer from Los Angeles is able to bypass juvenile hall by enrolling in the historically black, Truth University in Atlanta, Georgia. But his efforts to get an education and woo the girl he likes are sidelined when he is courted by the top two campus fraternities, both of which want and need his fierce street-style dance moves to win the highly coveted national step show competition.

19. Playing by Heart (1998)

2h 1m Drama

Eleven articulate people work through affairs of the heart in L.A. Paul produces Hannah's TV cooking show. Mark is dying of AIDS. Men have scalded Meredith so she rebuffs Trent's charm, but he persists. The trendy, prolix Joan tries to pull the solitary Keenan into her orbit. An adulterous couple meet at hotels for evening sex. Hugh tells tall tales, usually tragic, to women in bars.

20. Love Actually (2003)

2h 15m Comedy Romance Drama

'Love Actually' follows the lives of eight very different couples dealing with their love lives, in various loosely and interrelated tales, all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.

21. Singles (1992)

1h 39m Comedy Drama Romance

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.

22. Dirty Dancing (1987)

1h 40m Drama Music Romance

Expecting the usual tedium that accompanies a summer in the Catskills with her family, 17-year-old Frances 'Baby' Houseman is surprised to find herself stepping into the shoes of a professional hoofer—and unexpectedly falling in love.

23. Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)

1h 54m Comedy Drama Romance

Holly Golightly is an eccentric New York City playgirl determined to marry a Brazilian millionaire. But when young writer Paul Varjak moves into her apartment building, her past threatens to get in their way.

24. The Story of Us (1999)

1h 35m Comedy Drama Romance

Ben and Katie Jordan are a married couple who go through hard times in fifteen years of marriage.

25. The Other Side of the Bed (2002)

1h 54m Drama Romance

When Paula leaves her mate Pedro, he misses her and looks for comfort with his best friends, Javier and Sonia. Paula is having an affair with Javier. Pedro tries to find who is the secret lover of Paula, and hires a private eye. Meanwhile, while comforting Pedro, Sonia has a one night stand with him and Javier thinks she is cheating on him with her lesbian friend Luzia.

26. August Rush (2007)

1h 54m Family Drama Music

An orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents.

27. The Meddler (2015)

28. Maid in Manhattan (2002)

1h 45m Comedy Drama Romance

Marisa Ventura is a struggling single mom who works at a posh Manhattan hotel and dreams of a better life for her and her young son. One fateful day, hotel guest and senatorial candidate Christopher Marshall meets Marisa and mistakes her for a wealthy socialite. After an enchanting evening together, the two fall madly in love. But when Marisa's true identity is revealed, issues of class and social status threaten to separate them. Can two people from very different worlds overcome their differences and live happily ever after?

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