Music movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant music movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, feel good, melancholic, serious, visually appealing and interesting films and TV shows about / with music, musician, artists and showbiz, singer, storytelling, runaway, dialogue, mentor, musician's life and ambition plots mostly in Music, Drama and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as music: Begin Again (2013), Empire (2015), Whiplash (2014), Frank (2014), The Chorus (2004), Hannah Montana (2006), Straight Outta Compton (2015), 8 Mile (2002), The Blues Brothers (1980), Coyote Ugly (2000).

List of music movies

 7.4
 137K
Begin Again (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A long lost music producer finds a singer-songwriter right about the moment he has given up all hope on life.
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, romantic, lyrical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: music, musician's life, city life, coping, father daughter relationship, female singer, relationships, follow your dream, betrayal, street musician, male female relationship, alienation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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 7.4
 37K
Empire (2015)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A powerful family drama about the head of a music empire whose three sons and ex-wife all battle for his throne.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: music, hip hop, artists and showbiz, rapper, musician's life, family relations, ambition, sibling rivalry, couple relations, workplace, brother brother relationship, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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 8.5
 676K
Whiplash (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Under the direction of a ruthless instructor, a talented young drummer begins to pursue perfection at any cost, even his humanity.
Style: motivational, psychological, dramatic, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, follow your dream, musician's life, teachers and students, desire for fame, music, jazz, drummer, mentor, musician, public humiliation, music conductor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.0
 73K
Frank (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young wannabe musician who discovers he has bitten off more than he can chew when he joins an eccentric pop band led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank.
Style: tragicomedy, semi serious, touching, melancholic, lyrical ...
Plot: music, suicide, music band, identity, musician, eccentricity, mental illness, creativity, deadpan, loneliness, character study, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, ireland, britain
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 7.9
 55K
The Chorus (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France, Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set in 1940's France, a new teacher at a school for disruptive boys gives hope and inspiration.
Style: touching, sentimental, uplifting, feel good, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: teachers and students, boarding school life, boarding school, teacher, childhood, music, orphan, singer, boss, musician, friendship, changing lives ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: france, europe, new york, paris france, england
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 5.0
 36K
Hannah Montana (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: At home and school, she's Miley Stewart, a typical teenager, but when the lights go down and the curtain goes up, she emerges as the glamorous and talented Hannah Montana. Having the "Best of Both Worlds" is a complicated proposition, ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, kids
Plot: secret identity, double life, teenage life, high school, music, friendship, love and romance, musician's life, family, siblings relations, parents and children, school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, tennessee, malibu california
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Straight Outta Compton (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful weapon they had: their music. Taking us back to where it all began, ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, lyrical, suspense ...
Plot: hip hop, music, musician's life, rapper, police brutality, racism, drug dealer, rags to riches, gangster, rap, gang, feud ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s, 20th century, year 1993 ...
Place: los angeles, california, milwaukee wisconsin, detroit, usa ...
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 7.1
 241K
8 Mile (2002)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The setting is Detroit in 1995. The city is divided by 8 Mile, a road that splits the town in half along racial lines. A young white rapper, Jimmy "B-Rabbit" Smith Jr. summons strength within himself to cross over these arbitrary ...
Style: captivating, gloomy, lyrical, tense, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: hip hop, underdog, follow your dream, street gang, music, musician's life, white rapper, urban ghetto life, human spirit, contests and competitions, racial slur, success ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995, 1990s, 80s
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
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The Blues Brothers (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: 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. The only thing they can do is do what they do best – play music – so they get their ...
Style: twists and turns, humorous, witty, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, music, car chase, blues, shopping mall, nun, race against time, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, soul music, music band ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
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 5.7
 104K
Coyote Ugly (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 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 notoriety she receives at her "day" job as a barmaid at ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: bar, dancer's life, nightclub, music, love and romance, love affair, nightlife, ambition, parents and children, desire for fame, lifestyle, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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 6.7
 6K
Hear My Song (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Stet, a troubled and angry 11-year-old orphan from a small Texas town, ends up at a Boy Choir school back East after the death of his single mom. Completely out of his element, he finds himself in a battle of wills with a demanding Choir Master who ...
Style: sentimental, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: music, orphan, teachers and students, dedicated educator, school, singing, talent, choir, youth, power relations, troubled teen, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In Greenwich Village in the early 1960s, gifted but volatile folk musician Llewyn Davis struggles with money, relationships, and his uncertain future following the suicide of his singing partner.
Style: atmospheric, meditative, clever, melancholic, depressing ...
Plot: musician's life, cat, music, musician, loneliness, singer, guitar, homeless, ambition, struggle, life is a bitch, follow your dream ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1961
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
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 8.3
 356K
Amadeus (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music
Country: USA, France, Czechoslovakia, Italy
Duration: 160 min.
Story: 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.
Style: captivating, stylized, clever, inspirational, atmospheric ...
Plot: mozart, musician's life, envy, prodigy, music, emperor, composer, obsession, character study, genius, uninhibited rivalry, rise and fall ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1820s, 1800s, 19th century ...
Place: austria, vienna, europe, italy, central europe
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 7.8
 227K
Walk the Line (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 136 min.
Story: 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 recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins.
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, emotional, road movie ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, country music, music, marriage, accident, musician, couple relations, rising to stardom, rise and fall, addiction, divorce, performer's life ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1960s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, memphis, germany, tennessee, arkansas ...
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Austin & Ally (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A comedy about the unique relationship between a young songwriter, Ally Dawson, and Austin Moon, the overnight internet sensation who gains sudden notoriety after performing one of Ally's songs. Austin and Ally struggle with how to maintain and ...
Style: not serious, realistic, sitcom, humorous
Audience: kids
Plot: artists and showbiz, best friends, youth, rising to stardom, music, friendship, teenage life, shyness, conservative, singer, friends, shopping mall ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: miami, florida, usa
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 7.8
 108K
Once (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, captivating, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, street musician, music, pianist, friendship, singer, recording studio, romance, unfulfilled love, artists and showbiz, hopes, musician ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, london, europe, czech republic
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 6.5
 108K
Step Up (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Everyone deserves a chance to follow their dreams, but some people only get one shot. Tyler Gage is a rebel from the wrong side of Baltimore's tracks and the only thing that stands between him and an unfulfilled life are his dreams of one day ...
Style: feel good, captivating, serious, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, dance school, dance, love and romance, teenage love, hip hop, dancer, music, dancer's life, teen romance, performance, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, san francisco
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 7.9
 27K
All That Jazz (1979)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: surreal, captivating, touching, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: music, showbiz, womanizer, workaholic, show business, divorce, downfall, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, love and romance, dancer's life, performer's life ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Yellow Submarine (1968)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Blue Meanies take over Pepperland, draining it of all its color and music, firing anti-music missiles, bonking people with green apples, and turning the inhabitants to stone by way of the pointed finger of a giant blue glove. As the only ...
Style: psychedelic, surreal, witty, humorous, cult film ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, music, submarine, the beatles, fighting the system, surrealism, anti war, invasion, rescue, fantasy world, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: liverpool, england, europe, london
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Pink Floyd The Wall (1982)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Music, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A troubled rock star descends into madness in the midst of his physical and social isolation from everyone.
Style: psychedelic, cult film, psychological, adult animation, experimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, rock, hallucination, isolation, teacher, nightmare, racial slur, police brutality, wall, childhood, rebellion, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 70s, 40s, 60s ...
Place: england, europe, los angeles
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 8.0
 478K
La La Land (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile ...
Style: dramatic, romantic, colourful, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: jazz, dancing, pianist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, music, bigger dreams, jazz club, audition, love, passion, jazz musician, dance ...
Place: los angeles, paris france
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 7.5
 102K
August Rush (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A drama with fairy tale elements, where an orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents.
Style: touching, sentimental, inspirational, romantic, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: orphan, prodigy, music, youth, musician's life, hopes, musician, lie, orphanage, dancing, artists and showbiz, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1995
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco, greenwich village manhattan new york city
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 7.7
 22K
Nashville (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Rayna Jaymes and Juliette Barnes face personal and professional challenges as they navigate their paths as artists and individuals. Surrounding them, and often complicating their lives, are their family, friends and, in some cases, lovers, as well ...
Style: captivating, sincere, realistic, sentimental, serious
Plot: country music, music, fame, family relations, rivalry, desire for fame, lifestyle, musician's life, artists and showbiz, reluctant, ambition, music industry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nashville tennessee, southern usa, tennessee
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 6.9
 56K
I'm Not There. (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Germany, Canada, USA, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Six actors portray six personas of music legend Bob Dylan in scenes depicting various stages of his life, chronicling his rise from unknown folksinger to international icon and revealing how Dylan constantly reinvented himself.
Style: serious, realistic, non-linear, stylized, meditative ...
Plot: music, actor, musician, rock, star, vietnam war, poet, african american, ambition, hopes, performer's life, celebrity culture ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, england, london ...
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 8.4
 339K
Coco (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Music, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, fairy tale, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: disney, life after death, musician, boy, childhood, singer, fantasy world, life & death, music, family, child protagonist, guitar ...
Time: year 2017
Place: mexico
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 6.2
 36K
The Rocker (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Rob "Fish" Fishman is the drummer in '80s hair metal band Vesuvius. He's unceremoniously booted as the group signs a big record deal, is out of the music world for 20 years - and then receives a second chance with his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: music, heavy metal, rock, music band, youth, teenage life, drums, musician's life, ambition, desire for fame, drummer, groupie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 80s, 2000s
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
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 7.8
 21K
Vinyl (2016)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in 1970s New York, Vinyl is a ride through the sex- and drug-addled music business at the dawn of punk, disco, and hip-hop. The show is seen through the eyes of a record label president, Richie Finestra, who is trying to save his company and his ...
Style: stylized, captivating, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: showbiz, music, historical character, music business, ambition, blackmail, mafia, disco, drugs/alcohol, rock band, murder, racism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: new york, usa, las vegas
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 7.7
 60K
Control (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA, Australia, Japan, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: 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 tour in 1980.
Style: atmospheric, melancholic, depressing, touching, lyrical ...
Plot: musician's life, epilepsy, punk, music, musician, singer, music band, depression, journalist, rock, lifestyle, rise and fall ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1980, 80s
Place: europe, england, manchester, manchester england, northern england
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 6.9
 19K
Victorious (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Victorious is an American sitcom created by Dan Schneider that originally aired on Nickelodeon from March 27, 2010 until February 2, 2013. The series revolves around aspiring singer Tori Vega, a teenager who attends a performing arts high school ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sitcom
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: high school, high school life, teachers and students, hollywood, teenage life, music, lifestyle, love and romance, singer, family, friends, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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High School Musical (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Troy (Zac Efron), the popular captain of the basketball team, and Gabriella (Vanessa Anne Hudgens), the brainy and beautiful member of the academic club, break all the rules of East High society when they secretly audition for the leads in the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: high school life, high school, teenage love, teenage life, music, couple relations, love and romance, sport team, family relations, friendship, teachers and students, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: albuquerque new mexico, usa, new mexico, utah
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