Best Music Movies

Bob Marley: One Love Bob Marley: One Love 6.3 1h 44min
Bob Marley: One Love
IMDb: 6.3
1h 44min

Jamaican singer-songwriter Bob Marley overcomes adversity to become the most famous reggae musician in the world.

The Greatest Night in Pop The Greatest Night in Pop 7.9 1h 37min
The Greatest Night in Pop
IMDb: 7.9
1h 37min

In 1985, 46 music icons, including Lionel Richie, Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, Cyndi Lauper, Diana Ross, and Stevie Wonder, came together for the most star-studded recording session in history. This is the untold story of the legendary global pop song “We Are the World” — which very nearly didn’t happen.

Priscilla Priscilla 6.5 1h 50min
Priscilla
IMDb: 6.5
1h 50min

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 7.4 2h 38min
TÁR
IMDb: 7.4
2h 38min

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 6.6 1h 44min
I Used to Be Famous
IMDb: 6.6
1h 44min

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

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Purple Hearts Purple Hearts 6.7 2h 2min
Purple Hearts
IMDb: 6.7
2h 2min

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 7.3 2h 39min
Elvis
IMDb: 7.3
2h 39min

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

Halftime Halftime 6.5 1h 35min
Halftime
IMDb: 6.5
1h 35min

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 7.1 2h 36min
West Side Story
IMDb: 7.1
2h 36min

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! 7.5 1h 55min
Tick, Tick… BOOM!
IMDb: 7.5
1h 55min

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 7.7 2h
Sound of Metal
IMDb: 7.7
2h

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.

Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga 6.5 2h 3min
Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga
IMDb: 6.5
2h 3min

When aspiring musicians Lars and Sigrit are given the opportunity of a lifetime to represent their country at the world’s biggest song competition, they finally have a chance to prove that any dream is a dream worth fighting for.

Rocketman Rocketman 7.3 2h 1min
Rocketman
IMDb: 7.3
2h 1min

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.

Fyre Fyre 7.2 1h 38min
Fyre
IMDb: 7.2
1h 38min

He promised supermodels and yachts, but delivered tents and cheese sandwiches. How one man engineered a music festival disaster.

Whiplash Whiplash 8.5 1h 47min
Whiplash
IMDb: 8.5
1h 47min

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

Phoenix Phoenix 7.3 1h 39min
Phoenix
IMDb: 7.3
1h 39min

A disfigured concentration-camp survivor, unrecognizable after facial reconstruction surgery, searches ravaged postwar Berlin for the husband who might have betrayed her to the Nazis.

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Departures Departures 8.0 2h 10min
Departures
IMDb: 8
2h 10min

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 7.6 2h 1min
Control
IMDb: 7.6
2h 1min

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 7.6 1h 44min
The Visitor
IMDb: 7.6
1h 44min

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

Once Once 7.8 1h 25min
Once
IMDb: 7.8
1h 25min

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…

Rent Rent 6.8 2h 15min
Rent
IMDb: 6.8
2h 15min

This rock opera tells the story of one year in the life of a group of bohemians struggling in modern day East Village, New York, USA. The story centers around…

Joyeux Noel Joyeux Noel 7.7 1h 56min
Joyeux Noel
IMDb: 7.7
1h 56min

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 7.8 2h 16min
Walk The Line
IMDb: 7.8
2h 16min

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 7.7 2h 32min
Ray
IMDb: 7.7
2h 32min

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 7.8 1h 37min
The Chorus
IMDb: 7.8
1h 37min

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

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The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi 7.5 1h 51min
The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi
IMDb: 7.5
1h 51min

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 7.8 1h 6min
Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem
IMDb: 7.8
1h 6min

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…

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The Man Without a Past The Man Without a Past 7.6 1h 37min
The Man Without a Past
IMDb: 7.6
1h 37min

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 7.7 1h 35min
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
IMDb: 7.7
1h 35min

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 8.1 2h 54min
Yi Yi
IMDb: 8.1
2h 54min

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 7.9 2h 4min
Almost Famous
IMDb: 7.9
2h 4min

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? 7.7 1h 47min
O Brother, Where Art Thou?
IMDb: 7.7
1h 47min

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…

Coyote Ugly Coyote Ugly 5.7 1h 40min
Coyote Ugly
IMDb: 5.7
1h 40min

Graced with a velvet voice, 21-year-old Violet Sanford heads to New York to pursue her dream of becoming a songwriter only to find her aspirations sidelined by the accolades and…

Billy Elliot Billy Elliot 7.7 1h 50min
Billy Elliot
IMDb: 7.7
1h 50min

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 8.0 2h 50min
The Legend of 1900
IMDb: 8
2h 50min

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…

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The Red Violin The Red Violin 7.6 2h 11min
The Red Violin
IMDb: 7.6
2h 11min

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 8.0 2h 7min
Black Cat, White Cat
IMDb: 8
2h 7min

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…

That Thing You Do! That Thing You Do! 7.0 1h 48min
That Thing You Do!
IMDb: 7
1h 48min

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 7.7 1h 45min
Kolya
IMDb: 7.7
1h 45min

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? 7.7 2h 16min
Shall We Dance?
IMDb: 7.7
2h 16min

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 7.8 1h 51min
Whisper of the Heart
IMDb: 7.8
1h 51min

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 8.1 2h 51min
Farewell My Concubine
IMDb: 8.1
2h 51min

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.

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The Piano The Piano 7.5 1h 57min
The Piano
IMDb: 7.5
1h 57min

After a long voyage from Scotland, pianist Ada McGrath and her young daughter, Flora, are left with all their belongings, including a piano, on a New Zealand beach. Ada, who has been mute since childhood, has been sold into marriage to a local man named Alisdair Stewart. Making little attempt to warm up to Alisdair, Ada soon becomes intrigued by his Maori-friendly acquaintance, George Baines, leading to tense, life-altering conflicts.

Three Colours: Blue Three Colours: Blue 7.8 1h 38min
Three Colours: Blue
IMDb: 7.8
1h 38min

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 7.6 1h 45min
A Heart in Winter
IMDb: 7.6
1h 45min

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…

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The Double Life of Veronique The Double Life of Veronique 7.7 1h 38min
The Double Life of Veronique
IMDb: 7.7
1h 38min

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 7.2 2h 20min
The Doors
IMDb: 7.2
2h 20min

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 7.8 1h 44min
Babette’s Feast
IMDb: 7.8
1h 44min

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.

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Genre: Best Music, Drama
Parting Glances Parting Glances 7.2 1h 30min
Parting Glances
IMDb: 7.2
1h 30min

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 8.4 2h 40min
Amadeus
IMDb: 8.4
2h 40min

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 7.9 1h 22min
This is Spinal Tap
IMDb: 7.9
1h 22min

”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 7.8 2h 10min
The Ballad of Narayama
IMDb: 7.8
2h 10min

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.

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Pink Floyd The Wall Pink Floyd The Wall 8.0 1h 35min
Pink Floyd The Wall
IMDb: 8
1h 35min

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

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Heavy Metal Heavy Metal 6.6 1h 30min
Heavy Metal
IMDb: 6.6
1h 30min

A glowing orb terrorizes a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror.

The Blues Brothers The Blues Brothers 7.9 2h 13min
The Blues Brothers
IMDb: 7.9
2h 13min

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 7.8 2h 3min
All That Jazz
IMDb: 7.8
2h 3min

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 8.1 1h 33min
Autumn Sonata
IMDb: 8.1
1h 33min

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 7.6 2h 40min
Nashville
IMDb: 7.6
2h 40min

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! 7.6 2h 58min
O Lucky Man!
IMDb: 7.6
2h 58min

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 7.8 2h 4min
Cabaret
IMDb: 7.8
2h 4min

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 7.5 1h 28min
The Producers
IMDb: 7.5
1h 28min

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 7.8 1h 30min
Cléo from 5 to 7
IMDb: 7.8
1h 30min

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…

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Shoot the Piano Player Shoot the Piano Player 7.4 1h 25min
Shoot the Piano Player
IMDb: 7.4
1h 25min

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…

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The Burmese Harp The Burmese Harp 8.0 1h 57min
The Burmese Harp
IMDb: 8
1h 57min

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.

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Limelight Limelight 8.0 2h 17min
Limelight
IMDb: 8
2h 17min

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 7.5 1h 45min
Unfaithfully Yours
IMDb: 7.5
1h 45min

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 8.1 2h 13min
The Red Shoes
IMDb: 8.1
2h 13min

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…

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Goldsmiths’ Quay Goldsmiths’ Quay 7.7 1h 48min
Goldsmiths’ Quay
IMDb: 7.7
1h 48min

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…

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Fantasia Fantasia 7.7 2h 4min
Fantasia
IMDb: 7.7
2h 4min

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 7.5 1h 28min
Pinocchio
IMDb: 7.5
1h 28min

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…