Best Music Movies

Priscilla Priscilla
Priscilla
IMDb: N/A
110

When teenage Priscilla Beaulieu meets Elvis Presley at a party, the man who is already a meteoric rock-and-roll superstar becomes someone entirely unexpected in private moments: a thrilling crush, an ally in loneliness, a vulnerable best friend.

TÁR TÁR
TÁR
IMDb: 7.5
158

Renowned musician Lydia Tár is days away from recording the symphony that will elevate her career. When all elements seem to conspire against her, Lydia’s adopted daughter Petra becomes an…

I Used to Be Famous I Used to Be Famous
I Used to Be Famous
IMDb: N/A
104

A former boy band star unexpectedly gets a second shot at success when he forms a bond with a gifted young drummer.

Purple Hearts Purple Hearts
Purple Hearts
IMDb: N/A
122

An aspiring musician agrees to a marriage of convenience with a soon-to-deploy Marine, but a tragedy soon turns their fake relationship all too real.

Elvis Elvis
Elvis
IMDb: 7.3
159

The life story of Elvis Presley as seen through the complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker.

Halftime Halftime
Halftime
IMDb: N/A
95

Global superstar Jennifer Lopez reflects on her multifaceted career and the pressure of life in the spotlight in this intimate documentary.

West Side Story West Side Story
West Side Story
IMDb: N/A
156

Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.

Tick, Tick… BOOM! Tick, Tick… BOOM!
Tick, Tick… BOOM!
IMDb: N/A
121

On the cusp of his 30th birthday, Jonathon Larson, a promising young theater composer navigates love, friendship, and the pressures of life as an artist in New York City.

Sound of Metal Sound of Metal
Sound of Metal
IMDb: N/A
121

Metal drummer Ruben begins to lose his hearing. When a doctor tells him his condition will worsen, he thinks his career and life is over. His girlfriend Lou checks the former addict into a rehab for the deaf hoping it will prevent a relapse and help him adapt to his new life. After being welcomed and accepted just as he is, Ruben must choose between his new normal and the life he once knew.

Rocketman Rocketman
Rocketman
IMDb: 7.3
121 min

The story of Elton John’s life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.

Whiplash Whiplash
Whiplash
IMDb: 8.5
107

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

Departures Departures
Departures
IMDb: 8.1
130 min

Daigo, a cellist, is laid off from his orchestra and moves with his wife back to his small hometown where the living is cheaper. Thinking he’s applying for a job at a travel agency he finds he’s being interviewed for work with departures of a more permanent nature – as an undertaker’s assistant.

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Control Control
Control
IMDb: 7.6
121

Control is the biography of Joy Division lead singer Ian Curtis, taking his story from schoolboy days of 1973 to his suicide on the eve of the band’s first American…

The Visitor The Visitor
The Visitor
IMDb: 7.6
104

A college professor travels to New York City to attend a conference and finds a young couple living in his apartment.

Once Once
Once
IMDb: 7.8
85

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…

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Joyeux Noel Joyeux Noel
Joyeux Noel
IMDb: 7.7
116

In 1914, World War I, the bloodiest war ever at that time in human history, was well under way. However on Christmas Eve, numerous sections of the Western Front called…

Walk The Line Walk The Line
Walk The Line
IMDb: 7.8
136

A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash’s life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he…

Ray Ray
Ray
IMDb: 7.7
152

Born on a sharecropping plantation in Northern Florida, Ray Charles went blind at seven. Inspired by a fiercely independent mom who insisted he make his own way, He found his…

The Chorus The Chorus
The Chorus
IMDb: 7.8
97

Set in 1940’s France, a new teacher at a school for disruptive boys gives hope and inspiration.

The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi
The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi
IMDb: 7.5
111

Zatôichi is a 19th century blind nomad who makes his living as a gambler and masseur. However, behind this humble facade, he is a master swordsman gifted with a lightning-fast…

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Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem
Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem
IMDb: 7.8
66

Four talented alien musicians are kidnapped by a record producer who disguises them as humans. Shep, a space pilot in love with bass player Stella, follows them to Earth. Reprogrammed…

The Man Without a Past The Man Without a Past
The Man Without a Past
IMDb: 7.6
97

The second part of Aki Kaurismäki’s ”Finland” trilogy, the film follows a man who arrives in Helsinki and gets beaten up so severely he develops amnesia. Unable to remember his…

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Hedwig and the Angry Inch Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
IMDb: 7.7
95

Raised a boy in East Berlin, Hedwig undergoes a personal transformation in order to emigrate to the U.S., where she reinvents herself as an “internationally ignored” but divinely talented rock…

Yi Yi Yi Yi
Yi Yi
IMDb: 8.1
173

Each member of a family in Taipei asks hard questions about life’s meaning as they live through everyday quandaries.

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Almost Famous Almost Famous
Almost Famous
IMDb: 7.9
124

In 1973, 15-year-old William Miller’s unabashed love of music and aspiration to become a rock journalist lands him an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine to interview and tour with the…

O Brother, Where Art Thou? O Brother, Where Art Thou?
O Brother, Where Art Thou?
IMDb: 7.7
107

In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them. On their journey they come across many comical characters and…

Billy Elliot Billy Elliot
Billy Elliot
IMDb: 7.7
110

Set against the background of the 1984 Miner’s Strike, Billy Elliot is an 11 year old boy who stumbles out of the boxing ring and onto the ballet floor. He…

The Legend of 1900 The Legend of 1900
The Legend of 1900
IMDb: 8.0
170

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…

The Red Violin The Red Violin
The Red Violin
IMDb: 7.6
131

Spans 300 years in the life of one famed musical instrument that winds up in present-day Montreal on the auction block. Crafted by the Italian master Bussotti (Cecchi) in 1681,…

Black Cat, White Cat Black Cat, White Cat
Black Cat, White Cat
IMDb: 8.0
127

Matko is a small time hustler, living by the Danube with his 17 year old son Zare. After a failed business deal he owes money to the much more successful…

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Brother Brother
Brother
IMDb: 7.8
96

Danila goes to his older brother to start a new life in Petersburg. His brother is a gangster and a killer, and he puts Danila into this criminal world asking…

That Thing You Do! That Thing You Do!
That Thing You Do!
IMDb: 6.9
108 min

A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.

Kolya Kolya
Kolya
IMDb: 7.7
105

After a fictitious marriage with a Russian emigrant, Cellisten Louka, a Czech man, must suddenly take responsibility for her son. However, it’s not long before the communication barrier is broken…

Shall We Dance? Shall We Dance?
Shall We Dance?
IMDb: 7.7
136

A bored Japanese accountant sees a beautiful woman in the window of a ballroom dance studio. He secretly starts taking dancing lessons to be near her, and then over time…

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Whisper of the Heart Whisper of the Heart
Whisper of the Heart
IMDb: 7.8
111

Shizuku lives a simple life, dominated by her love for stories and writing. One day she notices that all the library books she has have been previously checked out by…

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Farewell My Concubine Farewell My Concubine
Farewell My Concubine
IMDb: 8.1
166

Abandoned by his prostitute mother in 1920, Douzi was raised by a theater troupe. There he meets Shitou and over the following years the two develop an act entitled “Farewell My Concubine” that brings them fame and fortune. When Shitou marries Juxian, Doutzi becomes jealous, the beginnings of the acting duo’s explosive breakup and tragic fall take root.

Three Colours: Blue Three Colours: Blue
Three Colours: Blue
IMDb: 7.9
98

Julie is haunted by her grief after living through a tragic auto wreck that claimed the life of her composer husband and young daughter. Her initial reaction is to withdraw…

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A Heart in Winter A Heart in Winter
A Heart in Winter
IMDb: 7.6
105

Beautiful violin virtuoso Camille has two obsessions: the music of Ravel, and a friend of her husband’s who crafts violins. But his heart seems to be as cold as her…

The Double Life of Veronique The Double Life of Veronique
The Double Life of Veronique
IMDb: 7.7
98

Véronique is a beautiful young French woman who aspires to be a renowned singer; Weronika lives in Poland, has a similar career goal and looks identical to Véronique, though the…

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The Doors The Doors
The Doors
IMDb: 7.2
140

The story of the famous and influential 1960’s rock band and its lead singer and composer, Jim Morrison.

Babette’s Feast Babette’s Feast
Babette’s Feast
IMDb: 7.8
102

A French housekeeper with a mysterious past brings quiet revolution in the form of one exquisite meal to a circle of starkly pious villagers in late 19th century Denmark.

Genre: Best Music, Drama
Parting Glances Parting Glances
Parting Glances
IMDb: 7.2
90

Michael and Robert, two gay men living in Brooklyn, spend their last day together before Robert leaves for Africa on work assignment. Michael still has feelings for his friend Nick,…

Amadeus Amadeus
Amadeus
IMDb: 8.4
161

The incredible story of genius musician Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told in flashback by his peer and secret rival, Antonio Salieri—now confined to an insane asylum.

This is Spinal Tap This is Spinal Tap
This is Spinal Tap
IMDb: 7.9
82

”This Is Spinal Tap” shines a light on the self-contained universe of a metal band struggling to get back on the charts, including everything from its complicated history of ups…

The Ballad of Narayama The Ballad of Narayama
The Ballad of Narayama
IMDb: 7.9
130

In a small village in a valley everyone who reaches the age of 70 must leave the village and go to a certain mountain top to die. If anyone should refuse he/she would disgrace their family. Old Orin is 69. This winter it is her turn to go to the mountain. But first she must make sure that her eldest son Tatsuhei finds a wife.

Pink Floyd The Wall Pink Floyd The Wall
Pink Floyd The Wall
IMDb: 8.0
95

A troubled rock star descends into madness in the midst of his physical and social isolation from everyone.

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The Blues Brothers The Blues Brothers
The Blues Brothers
IMDb: 7.9
133

Jake Blues is just out of jail, and teams up with his brother, Elwood on a ’mission from God’ to raise funds for the orphanage in which they grew up….

All That Jazz All That Jazz
All That Jazz
IMDb: 7.9
123 min

Joe Gideon is at the top of the heap, one of the most successful directors and choreographers in musical theater. But he can feel his world slowly collapsing around him – his obsession with work has almost destroyed his personal life, and only his bottles of pills keep him going.

Autumn Sonata Autumn Sonata
Autumn Sonata
IMDb: 8.1
93

After a seven-year absence, Charlotte Andergast travels to Sweden to reunite with her daughter Eva. The pair have a troubled relationship: Charlotte sacrificed the responsibilities of motherhood for a career…

Nashville Nashville
Nashville
IMDb: 7.6
160

The intersecting stories of twenty-four characters—from country star to wannabe to reporter to waitress— connect to the music business in Nashville, Tennessee.

O Lucky Man! O Lucky Man!
O Lucky Man!
IMDb: 7.6
178

This sprawling, surrealist musical serves as an allegory for the pitfalls of capitalism, as it follows the adventures of a young coffee salesman in Europe.

Cabaret Cabaret
Cabaret
IMDb: 7.8
124

Inside the Kit Kat Club of 1931 Berlin, starry-eyed singer Sally Bowles and an impish emcee sound the clarion call to decadent fun, while outside a certain political party grows…

The Producers The Producers
The Producers
IMDb: 7.5
88

Broadway producer, Max Bialystock and his accountant, Leo Bloom plan to make money by charming little old ladies to invest in a production many times over what it will actually…

Cléo from 5 to 7 Cléo from 5 to 7
Cléo from 5 to 7
IMDb: 7.9
90

Agnès Varda eloquently captures Paris in the sixties with this real-time portrait of a singer set adrift in the city as she awaits test results of a biopsy. A chronicle…

Shoot the Piano Player Shoot the Piano Player
Shoot the Piano Player
IMDb: 7.4
85

Charlie is a former classical pianist who has changed his name and now plays jazz in a grimy Paris bar. When Charlie’s brothers, Richard and Chico, surface and ask for…

The Burmese Harp The Burmese Harp
The Burmese Harp
IMDb: 8.0
116

In the War’s closing days, when a conscience-driven Japanese soldier fails to get his countrymen to surrender to overwhelming force, he adopts the lifestyle of a Buddhist monk.

Limelight Limelight
Limelight
IMDb: 8.0
137

A fading music hall comedian tries to help a despondent ballet dancer learn to walk and to again feel confident about life.

Unfaithfully Yours Unfaithfully Yours
Unfaithfully Yours
IMDb: 7.5
105

Before he left for a brief European visit, symphony conductor Sir Alfred De Carter casually asked his staid brother-in-law August to look out for his young wife, Daphne, during his…

The Red Shoes The Red Shoes
The Red Shoes
IMDb: 8.1
133

In this classic drama, Vicky Page is an aspiring ballerina torn between her dedication to dance and her desire to love. While her imperious instructor, Boris Lermontov, urges to her…

Goldsmiths’ Quay Goldsmiths’ Quay
Goldsmiths’ Quay
IMDb: 7.7
108

Jenny Lamour sings in a music hall in postwar Paris, accompanied by her husband, Maurice Martineau, on piano. When Martineau notices his wife flirting with an older businessman named Georges…

Fantasia Fantasia
Fantasia
IMDb: 7.7
124

Walt Disney’s timeless masterpiece is an extravaganza of sight and sound! See the music come to life, hear the pictures burst into song and experience the excitement that is Fantasia…

Pinocchio Pinocchio
Pinocchio
IMDb: 7.5
88

Lonely toymaker Geppetto has his wishes answered when the Blue Fairy arrives to bring his wooden puppet Pinocchio to life. Before becoming a real boy, however, Pinocchio must prove he’s…