Heavy metal culture movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant heavy metal culture movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, realistic, weird, feel good, not serious and funny films and TV shows about / with heavy metal culture, music, rock music, musician, band, rock and roll, friends, satire, rock and music band plots mostly in Comedy, Music and Drama genres shot in USA, Canada, Finland and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as heavy metal culture: Metalocalypse (2006), Heavy Trip (2018), Metal Lords (2022), Airheads (1994), Days of the Bagnold Summer (2019), Metal Brothers (2012), Todd and the Book of Pure Evil (2010), Black Circle Boys (1997), Deathgasm (2015), Fubar: Balls to the Wall (2010).

List of heavy metal culture movies

 8.3
 17K
Metalocalypse (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Metalocalypse is an American animated television series, created by Brendon Small and Tommy Blacha, which premiered on August 6, 2006 on Adult Swim. The television program centers around the larger than life death metal band Dethklok, and often ...
Style: adult animation, parody, not serious, disturbing, humorous ...
Plot: heavy metal culture, dark humor, rock, musician's life, music band, lifestyle, graphic violence, intrigue, artists and showbiz, popularity, everyday life, secret movement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, norway
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 7.0
 9K
Heavy Trip (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Finland, Norway, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Turo is stuck in a small village and the best thing in his life is being the lead vocalist for the amateur metal band Impaled Rektum. He and his bandmates have practiced for 12 years without playing a single gig. The guys get a surprise visitor from ...
Style: road movie, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heavy metal culture, rock, rock band, viking, grave robbing, border, rock music, small town, finnish, friendship, road trip, lapland ...
Time: 2010s
Place: finland, norway, scandinavia, eastern europe
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 6.7
 27K
Metal Lords (2022)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: For teenage misfits Hunter and Kevin, the path to glory is clear: Devote themselves to metal. Win Battle of the Bands. And be worshipped like gods.
Style: satirical, captivating, semi serious, entertaining, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: heavy metal culture, high school, music, friendship, musician, music band, music competition, desire for fame, contests and competitions, friends, rebellious youth, ambition ...
Place: portland oregon
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 6.1
 52K
Airheads (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Lone Rangers have heavy-metal dreams and a single demo tape they can't get anyone to play. The solution: Hijack an AM rock station and hold the deejays hostage until they agree to broadcast the band's tape.
Style: funny, humorous, light, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heavy metal culture, music, rock band, hostage, rock and roll, farce, radio, stupidity, satire, artists and showbiz, music band, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
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Days of the Bagnold Summer (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Sue works in a library. Daniel eats crisps and listens to Metallica. This was the summer Daniel was due to spend with his father and his father's new wife in Florida. But when they cancel his trip at the last minute, Sue and Daniel suddenly ...
Style: light, feel good, touching, sincere, talky ...
Plot: heavy metal culture, teenager, troubled youth, parents and children, generation gap, family problems, understanding, family, grownups, librarian, divorced parents, coming of age ...
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Metal Brothers (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bröderna Hårdrock is a film about two brothers who are planning a heavy metal convention in their sleepy village. Their mother, the village priest, worries about them and wants them to settle down and have families. A young female teacher and line ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, romantic, entertaining ...
Plot: heavy metal culture, fall in love, parents and children, wooing, village, silly humor, love and romance, family relations, rivalry, brother brother relationship, love triangle, romantic triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
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Todd and the Book of Pure Evil (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: Todd and the Book of Pure Evil is a Canadian comedy/horror television series that follows a group of high school students who confront the effects of a demonic book. The series premiered on Space Channel on September 29, 2010 with two back-to-back ...
Style: not serious, humorous, funny, satanic, odd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil, dark humor, heavy metal culture, friends, magical, buddies, chaos, disorder, temptation, rock, teenage life, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Black Circle Boys (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young man moves to a new town after experiencing a tragedy and becomes involved with a gang of Satan-worshipping teens who believe they have supernatural powers. But by the time he realises he’s in too deep, it may be too late to escape.
Style: gothic, serious, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Plot: heavy metal culture, gang, occult, dysfunctional family, juvenile delinquency, leadership, social decay, society, youth, friendship, violence spree, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
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 6.3
 18K
Deathgasm (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Music
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two teenage boys unwittingly summon an ancient evil entity known as The Blind One by delving into black magic while trying to escape their mundane lives.
Style: atmospheric, satanic, scary, brutal, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heavy metal culture, demon, teenage boy, apocalypse, supernatural, music, teenager, demonic possession, zombie, bullying, devil, rock and roll ...
Place: new zealand, new jersey
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Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Venice Beach, naive Midwesterner JB bonds with local slacker KG and they form the rock band Tenacious D. Setting out to become the world's greatest band is no easy feat, so they set out to steal what could be the answer to their prayers... a ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, lyrical, absurd ...
Plot: rock, heavy metal culture, music, devil, farce, musician, rock and roll, obsessive quest, rock star, weed, friendship, road trip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, venice beach california
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Fubar: Balls to the Wall (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Terry and Dean head north to make sweet cash in the oil patch.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heavy metal culture, friendship, eviction, friends, buddies, misfit, workplace, partners, silly humor, workplace situations, disorder, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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 7.0
 7K
Metalhead (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's the year 1970 and as Black Sabbath record their first album and mark the birth of Heavy Metal, Hera Karlsdottir is born on the cowshed floor at her parents farm in rural Iceland. The years of her youth are carefree until a tragedy ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, art house, gothic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, grief, depression, heavy metal culture, rebellion, husband wife relationship, priest, loss of child, countryside, lifestyle, rebel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: iceland, europe
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 6.2
 39K
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, funny, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: music, heavy metal culture, rock, rock and roll, youth, music band, teenage life, high school, mentor, drums, musician's life, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 70s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
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Detroit Metal City (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Soichi Negishi moved to Tokyo to chase his dream of becoming a musician playing stylish, Swedish-style pop. Instead, he finds himself leading the death metal band Detroit Metal City, or DMC, as the costumed and grotesquely made-up "demon ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: heavy metal culture, music, follow your dream, ambition, rock music, musician's life, love and romance, hidden identity, artists and showbiz, hopes, desire for fame, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: "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 and downs, gold albums, name changes and undersold concert ...
Style: parody, funny, humorous, satirical, cynical ...
Plot: music, satire, musician, rock and roll, heavy metal culture, rock, music band, concert tour, success, fame, singer, pianist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1984
Place: austin texas
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 6.3
 44K
Rock Star (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Rock Star tells the story of Chris Cole and a rock band called Steel Dragon. Cole is a photocopier technician by day, and the lead singer of a Steel Dragon tribute band called "Blood Pollution" by night.Internal struggles between the Steel ...
Style: melancholic, stylized, entertaining, light, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: rock star, music, rock and roll, heavy metal culture, rock music, rock, audition, success, ambition, rock concert, relationship problems, overnight success ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey, pittsburgh, pennsylvania, seattle
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 7.4
 30K
SLC Punk! (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two former geeks become 1980s punks, then party and go to concerts while deciding what to do with their lives.
Style: realistic, harsh, intense, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: punk, rebelliousness, subculture, self destructing, coming of age, rebellion, rock, breaking the fourth wall, drug overdose, friendship, antisocial behavior, heavy metal culture ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: north dakota, california, utah, england, woodstock ...
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 7.7
 128K
Sound of Metal (2019)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, melancholic, realistic, tense ...
Plot: drummer, musician, heavy metal culture, drums, music, society, deafness, deaf man, drug addict, anger, deaf, emotional abuse ...
Place: missouri, paris france
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Turbulence 3: Heavy Metal (2001)
Genre: Action, Music, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Rock superstar Slade Craven has decided to hang up his rock & roll shoes and has planned something very special for his final show -- instead of a typical concert in some sports arena, he'll play a set aboard a 747 jumbo jet, flying from ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, heavy metal culture, terrorism, catastrophe, crimes, law enforcement, rescue, one man army, daring rescue, escapades, race against time, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: kansas, colorado, canada, los angeles, usa
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 7.0
 159K
Wayne's World (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a sleazy TV exec offers Wayne and Garth a fat contract to tape their late-night public access show at his network, they can't believe their good fortune. But they soon discover the road from basement to big-time is a gnarly one, fraught ...
Style: funny, absurd, humorous, witty, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night, date night
Plot: rock and roll, music, heavy metal culture, rock, basement, dumb, teenager, slacker, satire, stupidity, buddy, musician ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: wisconsin, chicago illinois, milwaukee wisconsin, usa, illinois
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 6.6
 151K
Shoot 'Em Up (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A man named Mr. Smith delivers a woman's baby during a shootout, and is then called upon to protect the newborn from the army of gunmen.
Style: bloody, sexy, exciting, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, corruption, dark humor, breast feeding, violent, heavy metal culture, senator, machismo, mexican standoff, rescue, home invasion, lone hero ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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My Dad the Rock Star (2003)
Genre: Animation, Family, Comedy, Music
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: My Dad the Rock Star is a Canadian animated television series created by KISS bassist Gene Simmons, and produced by Canadian company Nelvana for the Canadian based channel Teletoon, and on Nickelodeon and Nicktoons Channel in the United States, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: heavy metal culture, goofy hero, desire for fame, mischievous children, family life, youth, fish out of water, teenage life, parents and children, tv show, celebrity, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Hysteria: The Def Leppard Story (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A dramatization of the early years of the hard rock band, Def Leppard, the group faces both success and personal tragedies such as drummer, Rick Allen losing his arm in a car accident and guitarist Steve Clark's alcohol addiction.
Style: captivating, disturbing
Plot: rock music, music band, heavy metal culture, musician, hard rock, rock band, alcohol abuse, rehearsal, desire for fame, musician's life, ambition, music ...
Time: 80s
Place: britain
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The Adventures of Ford Fairlane (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Music, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Ford "Mr. Rock n' Roll Detective" Fairlane is experiencing problems, and it's not with the opposite sex. One of them is that all the rock stars pay him with drum sticks, koala bears, food processors and bicycle shorts. Another ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, not serious, realistic, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, violence, showbiz, heavy metal culture, mystery, law enforcement, rock star, boss and employee, goofy hero, partners, crimes, investigation ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: los angeles
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 5.3
 107K
Little Nicky (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After the lord of darkness decides he will not cede his thrown to any of his three sons, the two most powerful of them escape to Earth to create a kingdom for themselves. This action closes the portal filtering sinful souls to Hell and causes Satan ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, parody, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: devil, fish out of water, dark humor, stupidity, talking dog, father son relationship, god, hell, love affair, escapades, brothers, demon ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city
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 7.9
 277K
Almost Famous (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: 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 up-and-coming band Stillwater – fronted by lead guitar ...
Style: feel good, realistic, sentimental, road movie, semi autobiographical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, journalism, on the road, rock and roll, drugs, music, rock, musician, musician's life, rock music, fame, rock band ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, cleveland ohio, phoenix arizona, san francisco ...
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 7.0
 50K
The Dirt (2019)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of Mötley Crüe and their rise from the Sunset Strip club scene of the early 1980s to superstardom.
Style: sexy, humorous, captivating, slasher, sad ...
Audience: date night
Plot: rock, rock music, guitarist, rock band, music band, bassist, celebrity, junkie, drummer, singer, rise and fall, price of fame ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles
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Beavis and Butt-Head (1993)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: Beavis and Butt-head are high school students whose lifestyles revolve around TV, junk food (usually nachos), shopping malls, heavy metal music, and trying to "score with chicks". Each show contains short cartoons centering on the duo who ...
Style: adult animation, humorous, sitcom, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, stupidity, buddies, odd couple, satire, media satire, hardcase students, bad taste humour, heavy metal culture, friendship, escapades, practical joke ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas
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My Tehran for Sale (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, Iran
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Marzieh is a young female actress living in Tehran. The authorities ban her theatre work and, like all young people in Iran, she is forced to lead a secret life in order to express herself artistically. At an underground rave, she meets Iranian born ...
Style: serious, captivating, disturbing, realistic
Plot: heavy metal culture, rebellion, government agency, state affairs, against the rules, life is a bitch, gender, family relations, mother daughter relationship, political prisoner, suicide, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran, tehran iran, australia
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 6.1
 6K
Imaginaerum (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Finland, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Imaginaerum tells the story of an elderly composer, Tom, who suffers from severe dementia. As he has had the disease for years and has regressed into childhood, he remembers practically nothing from his adult life. His music, friends, all his past ...
Style: surreal, psychological, serious, stylized, fairy tale
Plot: orphan, father daughter relationship, imagination, resentment, coma, father son relationship, haunted by the past, memory loss, heavy metal culture, hopes, grudge, music ...
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