5 films like I Used To Be Famous you must watch

September 25, 2022
Jordan Lyon 0
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This article discusses 5 films like Netflix’s I Used To Be Famous (2022) you must watch.

Vince is a washed-up pop star eager to reclaim his former glory. However, barely anyone wants anything to do with him. So can he succeed once again? When he meets an autistic drummer, Stevie, Vince hopes that they can form a partnership that makes him a superstar again. And in case you enjoyed the Netflix film, below are five other suggestions you should check out.

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Forever Rich (2021)

Also airing on Netflix, this hidden gem was only released last year. The Dutch film follows Richie, who desperately wants to become one of the biggest rap stars in his home country. But there are plenty of setbacks along the way, and some view him as “washed-up” before he has even had the chance to prove himself.

A Star Is Born (2018)

It will be pretty unlikely that you’ve not heard of this mega-hit. Not only did it win several awards, but fans loved it as well. It stars Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper as Ally and Jack. If I Used To Be Famous made you cry, prepare yourself for this one!

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

Set in the 1960s, it follows a struggling musician, much like I Used To Be Famous. Critically acclaimed, it has been said to be one of the best films to have been made in the 2000s.

Get Over It (2001)

Far more light-hearted than the other films on the list, the teen comedy is a musical version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. As teen singers are trying their best to make it into the school play, it shares some similarities to I Used To Be Famous.

Almost Famous (2000)

A throwback film now. The comedy-drama is semi-biographical as it tells the story of a young journalist as he tries to succeed. And along the way, he enters the music scene as he writes for Rolling Stone magazine.

Do you have any other recommendations for films like I Used To Be Famous? Let us know!

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