Orchestral movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant orchestral movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, stylized, humorous and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with orchestral, rivalry, vengeance, artists and showbiz, family relations, storytelling, dialogue, family, music and ambition plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Music genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
orchestral movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as orchestral: The Sandy Bottom Orchestra (2000), Heavyweights (2006), The Field of Enchantment (2011), The Godfather (1972), August Rush (2007), Paper Boys (2009), Anything Is Possible (2013), Made in Hungaria (2009), Gladiator (2000), Run, Man, Run (1968).

List of orchestral movies

Not the Messiah (He's a Very Naughty Boy) (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Not The Messiah (He's a Very Naughty Boy) is a comic oratorio based on Monty Python's Life of Brian, which retells the tragic tale of Mandy, impregnated by a Roman soldier, giving birth to Brian, a reluctant revolutionary of the ...
Style: humorous, parody, not serious, light, talky ...
Plot: mistaken identity, disorder, music, society, religions or cults, chosen one, silly humor, farce, roman empire, theater, artists and showbiz, fall in love ...
Place: middle east
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The Sandy Bottom Orchestra (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The young-adult novel by Garrison Keillor and Jenny Lind Nilsson gets a lively update in this Showtime feature about an unusual family in Sandy Bottom, Wisconsin. The Greens share musical aspirations, but daughter Rachel (Madeline Zima), a talented ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, feel good, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, musician's life, culture clash, family life, dull life, performer's life, supportive spouse, family relations, music, music conductor, orchestra, choir ...
Time: 90s
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Heavyweights (2006)
Genre: Biography, Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1952, four passionate bobsledders - Gamser, Franzl, Gustl and Leusl Peter prepare for the Winter Olympics in Oslo. There, the veteran Bavarian Gamser wants to finally put his archrival Dorfler in his place and show him his class. While the two ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: ambition, contests and competitions, couple relations, rivalry, post war, german history, orchestra, friendship between men, sport team, winter olympics, olympic gold medalist, orchestral ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, post world war two
Place: germany
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The Field of Enchantment (2011)
Genre: Family
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A man remembers holidays at his uncle in a little village in the French countryside when he was something like 10. He feels so bored until he finds a pond and starts discovering the life in it.
Style: surreal, captivating, stylized, serious, contemplative
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: self discovery, young heroes, family, adventure, friends, secret place, wilderness, countryside, friendship, youth, animal life, wildlife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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The Godfather (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son, Michael steps in to take care of the ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, epic, dramatic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, organized crime, gangsters, revenge, greed, crime family, betrayal, crimes, pride and honor, murder, gang war, corruption ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: italy, new york, bronx new york city, sicily, manhattan new york city ...
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August Rush (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, South Korea
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: inspirational, touching, feel good, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: teens, kids, chick flick, girls' night, family outing ...
Plot: music, musician, adoption, prodigy, child prodigy, orphan, child protagonist, youth, dancing, childhood, chance meeting, family reunited ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1995
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, xian ...
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Paper Boys (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A ragtag bunch of teenage door to door salesmen wreak havoc and spread the news of their coming of age in this summer before they begin their college lives. It centers around Sean, a sexually confused and drug afflicted teen who just can't seem ...
Style: surprise ending, humorous, suspenseful, psychological, tense ...
Plot: closeted homosexual, homosexual, self discovery, drug abuse, dysfunctional marriage, drug dealer, coming of age, gay slur, marijuana, domestic violence, drug dealing, dysfunctional family ...
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Anything Is Possible (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ethan Bortnick plays the leading role as Nathan,a young boy who's separated from his mother when she goes missing during a trip to Japan to help after the tsunami. The movie explores issues like homelessness, military family life and adoption. ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, melancholic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, tsunami, boarding school, prodigy, single parent, family relations, estrangement, boarding school life, hopes, foster child, friendship, piano ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011
Place: japan, detroit
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Made in Hungaria (2009)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: Hungary
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Miklós Fenyö's parents returned to Communist Hungary in the mid sixties - when everyone else was fleeing to the West. Miki's old friends don't know what to make of his outrageous clothes, flawless American accent and collection of ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, music band, rise and fall, misfit, music, desire for fame, youth, rock, family relations, romance, losing-it hero ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: hungary, europe, budapest
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Gladiator (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Malta, Morocco
Duration: 155 min.
Story: In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to ...
Style: epic, captivating, breathtaking, emotional, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: ancient rome, revenge, sword fight, roman empire, ancient history, vengeance, gladiator, freedom, slavery, courage, warrior, roman ...
Time: middle ages, 50s
Place: rome italy, italy, ancient greece, north africa, germany ...
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Run, Man, Run (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The legendary Tomas Milian stars as Cuchillo, a knife-throwing thief on the run from murderous bandits, sadistic American agents, his hot-blooded fiancée and a sheriff turned bounty hunter, all of whom are gunning for a hidden fortune in gold that ...
Style: funny, epic, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mexican revolution, love story, maverick, duel, treasure hunt, graphic violence, adventure, chase, contests and competitions, rebellion, escapades, ambition ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s
Place: mexico, austin texas, texas, usa, latin america
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The Mercenary (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: While a Mexican revolutionary lies low as a U.S. rodeo clown, the cynical Polish mercenary who tutored the idealistic peasant tells how he and a dedicated female radical fought for the soul of the guerrilla general Paco, as Mexicans threw off ...
Style: funny, epic, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mexican revolution, mercenary, cowboy, villain, woman with a gun, desert, rebellion, political unrest, vengeance, revolution, mine, state affairs ...
Time: 1910s
Place: mexico, latin america
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Just the Way You Are (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Susan is a professional flautist who has been handicapped since childhood and is forced to wear a leg brace to get around. After breaking up with her boyfriend, she accepts the offer to travel to Europe on a concert tour. While in Paris, she comes ...
Style: romantic, sexy, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: disability, physical disability, gay, teenager, friends, couples, artists and showbiz, coming of age, youth, gays and lesbians, romance, best friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe
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I Could Go on Singing (1963)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jenny Bowman is a successful singer who, while on an engagement at the London Palladium, visits David Donne to see her son Matt again, spending a few glorious days with him while his father is away in Rome in an attempt to attain the family that she ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional
Plot: singer, adoption, family relations, parent child relationship, showbiz, lovers reunited, custody, parents and children, love and romance, artists and showbiz, youth, musician's life ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england, big ben london
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The Time And The Wind (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Brazil
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Based on the novel's trilogy of the same name, by Erico Verissimo, Time and the Wind follows 150 years of family Terra Cambará and their opponent Amaral family. The history of struggles between the two families begins in the missions and runs ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, epic, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, love affair, war, wartime life, political unrest, rivalry, hopes, state affairs, true love, love and romance, forbidden love, romance ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: brazil
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Live from Lincoln Center (1976)
Genre: Music, Musical
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Live From Lincoln Center is an ongoing series of musical performances produced by Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in conjunction with Thirteen/WNET in New York City. A series of concerts, ballets, operas, and recitals telecast, as the title ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, anthology
Plot: theater, dancing, live performance, ballet, jazz, arts and culture, opera, artists and showbiz, music, celebrity guests, orchestral, concert ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Sugar Colt (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In order to avenge a friend and to fulfill his last wish, Rocco has to find out what happened to an army corps that has mysteriously disappeared. He therefore puts on the disguise of a doctor and starts investigating in a somewhat uncomfortable town
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: investigation, last wish, rivalry, crimes, amateur detective, old west, uncover truth, vengeance, poker, maverick, gunfight, outlaw gang ...
Time: 19th century
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Specialists (1969)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Bret Dixon (Johnny Hallyday) returns to his hometown when his brother is killed by a lynch mob.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, gloomy, stylized ...
Plot: old west, female nudity, rape, revenge, bank, mexican, stagecoach robbery, investigation, gunslinger, crimes, gang, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
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The George Raft Story (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ray Danton plays the title role in director Joseph M. Newman's 1961 film biography of the nightclub dancer-turned-movie star. The cast also includes Jayne Mansfield, Barrie Chase, Julie London, Neville Brand and Frank Gorshin.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, psychotronic, slang
Plot: gangsters, hollywood, actor's life, casino, revolution, gambling, movie star, filmmaking, fashion, couples, blind ambition, musician's life ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 1930s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: new york, cuba, california, las vegas
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How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A young but bright former window cleaner rises to the top of his company by following the advice of a book about ruthless advancement in business.
Style: funny, stylized, humorous, witty, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: business, dancing, advertising, satire, catastrophe, broadway, corporate america, greed, adaptation, chase, fantasy world, gangsters ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: usa, new york
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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Immediately after the events of The Desolation of Smaug, Bilbo and the dwarves try to defend Erebor's mountain of treasure from others who claim it: the men of the ruined Laketown and the elves of Mirkwood. Meanwhile an army of Orcs led by Azog ...
Style: epic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: battles, dragon, good versus evil, fantasy world, sword fight, imaginary kingdom, wizards, sword and sorcery, elf, adventurer, knight, heroes ...
Time: future, 2010s
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Son of God (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The life story of Jesus is told from his humble birth through his teachings, crucifixion and ultimate resurrection.
Style: uplifting, captivating, biblical, christian film, inspirational ...
Plot: jesus, christianity, tragic hero, bible, prophet, religions or cults, clergy, christian, torture, ancient history, idealism, oracle ...
Time: 1st century
Place: holy land
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Amazon (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Brazil
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Amazonia is an adventure in 3D inside the largest rainforest on the planet: the Amazon rainforest. Chestnut is a Capuchin monkey domesticated who survives a plane crash and finds himself alone in the dense forest. The monkey needs to learn to live ...
Style: exciting, realistic, captivating, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: nature, jungle, wilderness, monkey, survival, adventure, wild animal, predator, family, hopes, dangerous animal, accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
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The Hours (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, France, Canada, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: "The Hours" is the story of three women searching for more potent, meaningful lives. Each is alive at a different time and place, all are linked by their yearnings and their fears. Their stories intertwine, and finally come together in a ...
Style: psychological, intellectual, captivating, depressing, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: suicide, mental illness, aids, depression, writers, lesbian, bipolar disorder, writer's life, literature, poet, women, housewife ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s, 20th century, 50s, contemporary ...
Place: new york, england, california, los angeles, usa ...
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The Phantom of the Opera (1990)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 168 min.
TV show
Story: Count de Chagnie has discovered Christine's singing talent on a market place and sent her to his friend Carriere, the director of the Parisian opera. However just when she arrives Carriere's dismissed. His arrogant successor refuses to let ...
Style: gothic, serious, realistic, stylized, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, tragic love, opera, actor, kidnapping, romantic triangle, obsession, fall in love, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: paris france, france, europe
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The Haunting (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Dr. David Marrow invites Nell Vance, and Theo and Luke Sanderson to the eerie and isolated Hill House to be subjects for a sleep disorder study. The unfortunate guests discover that Marrow is far more interested in the sinister mansion itself – ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, evil, supernatural, psychology, insomnia, survival, domestic disturbance, destiny, vengeance, research, mystery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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There Will Be Blood (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Ruthless silver miner, turned oil prospector, Daniel Plainview moves to oil-rich California. Using his adopted son to project a trustworthy, family-man image, Plainview cons local landowners into selling him their valuable properties for a pittance. ...
Style: suspense, serious, disturbing, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: oil, greed, character study, ambition, rivalry, rise to the top, father son relationship, money, sign language, misanthrope, desert, religion ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, middle ages, turn of the century ...
Place: california, pacific ocean, usa, san francisco, los angeles
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An American Tail: The Treasure of Manhattan Island (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: USA, Japan, UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Fievel and his friend Tony Toponi find a map that they believe points to a treasure buried somewhere beneath Old New York, and the plucky rodent is determined to find it. However, what he discovers under the city is a tribe of Native American mice ...
Style: adult animation, feel good, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: jewish, cat, adventurer, family, adventure, escapades, treasure hunt, friends, animal life, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, americana ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: usa, new york
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Mozart in the Jungle (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: In the tradition of Anthony Bourdain's "Kitchen Confidential" and Gelsey Kirkland's "Dancing on my Grave" comes an insider’s look into the secret world of classical musicians. From her debut recital at Carnegie ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, sincere, romantic ...
Plot: classical music, orchestra, musician's life, hotshot, backstage, prodigy, artists and showbiz, teacher, performance, career, rehearsal, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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Spirited Away (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A young girl, Chihiro, becomes trapped in a strange new world of spirits. When her parents undergo a mysterious transformation, she must call upon the courage she never knew she had to free her family.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, colourful, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, supernatural, magic, dragon, witch, parallel world, adventure, ghost, human becoming an animal, fantasy world, surrealism, japanese mythology ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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