Rock music movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant rock music movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, captivating, humorous, feel good, cult film and semi serious films and TV shows about / with rock music, friendship, music, rock band, musician, rock, ambition, artists and showbiz, music band and singer plots mostly in Music, Drama and Comedy genres shot in USA, Japan, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as rock music: School of Rock (2003), Given (2019), The Runaways (2010), Rockstar (2011), Yesterday (2019), Heavy Trip (2018), Los Bando (2018), Shut Up Flower Boy Band (2012), XOXO (2016), Ganes (2007).

List of rock music movies

 7.1
 270K
School of Rock (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Fired from his band and hard up for cash, guitarist and vocalist Dewey Finn finagles his way into a job as a fifth-grade substitute teacher at a private school, where he secretly begins teaching his students the finer points of rock 'n' ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, kids
Plot: teacher, music band, rock band, teachers and students, rock music, music, musician, school, idealism, contests and competitions, fish out of water, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, california
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 8.3
 1K
Given (2019)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The played chord made the rusty air and both our eardrums vibrate smoothly. From that moment... our music was born.
Style: yaoi, josei, captivating, unusual plot structure
Audience: teens
Plot: music band, romance, lgbt, music, rock music, school, art, high school, band, inspiration, frustration, friendship ...
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 6.5
 46K
The Runaways (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Joan Jett and Cherie Currie, two rebellious teenagers from Southern California, become the frontwomen for the Runaways -- the now-legendary group that paved the way for future generations of female rockers. Under the Svengalilike influence of ...
Style: stylized, emotional, captivating, sexy, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music band, rock music, teenage life, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, ambition, music, drugs/alcohol, musician, teenager, coming of age, name calling ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: japan, california, los angeles, usa, tokyo
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 7.7
 40K
Rockstar (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: An uninhibited youth woos the hottest about-to-be-married college girl. He rises to become a rock-star - then self-destructs.
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, touching, emotional
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: adultery, terminal illness, rock music, love and romance, fall in love, lovers, musician's life, artists and showbiz, star, romance, bollywood, rebellious youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, prague
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 6.8
 115K
Yesterday (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: UK, China, Japan, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A struggling musician realizes he's the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles.
Plot: the beatles, rock star, alternate reality, male female friendship, rock music, musician, pop singer, price of fame, moral dilemma, fame, plagiarism, actor playing himself ...
Place: los angeles, liverpool, moscow russia
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 7.0
 8K
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, light, captivating, feel good
Plot: rock, heavy metal, viking, grave robbing, border, festival, finnish, friendship, rock band, rock music, road trip, small town ...
Time: 2010s
Place: finland, norway, scandinavia, eastern europe
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 6.7
 280
Los Bando (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music
Country: Norway, Sweden
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Los Bando Immortale is a crazy road movie about a young band from Norway who set out on a journey across the country to attend the National Championship of Rock in a race against time, the police and their parents.
Style: road movie, entertaining, feel good, captivating, light
Plot: music, band, rock music, rock band, friendship, teenager in love, father son relationship, teenage boy, teenage runaway, best friends, rock concert, 9 year old ...
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Shut Up Flower Boy Band (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Shut Up Flower Boy Band is a 2012 South Korean television series starring Sung Joon, Jo Bo-ah, Kim Myung-soo, Jung Eui-chul, Lee Hyun-jae, Yoo Min-kyu, and Kim Min-suk. It is a coming-of-age story about a high school rock band dealing with ...
Style: light, realistic, captivating, emotional, sincere
Plot: friendship, band, music, romance, boy band, rock music, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love, love triangle, jealousy, music industry, youth ...
Place: south korea, korea
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 5.3
 7K
XOXO (2016)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: XOXO follows six strangers whose lives collide in one frenetic, dream-chasing, hopelessly romantic night.
Style: romantic, captivating, uplifting, funny, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: festival, pop star, party, kiss, rave, dancing, friendship, dating, love interest, car, rock music, singer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.2
 2K
Ganes (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Finland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Remu grew up in modest conditions. He dropped out from schoold during his teen age years and is making career as a small time criminal. His family's destiny is about to come true, and it's going to be the usual: jail, alcoholism and ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, factual, inspirational
Plot: rock band, youth, rock star, rock music, friendship, police officer, jail, concert, drugs, father son relationship, recording studio, rising to stardom ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 50s, 1950s ...
Place: finland
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Hard Core Logo (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bruce Macdonald follows punk bank Hard Core Logo on a harrowing last-gasp reunion tour throughout Western Canada. As magnetic lead-singer Joe Dick holds the whole magilla together through sheer force of will, all the tensions and pitfalls of life on ...
Style: talky, humorous, captivating, intense, clever ...
Plot: reunion, on the road, music, music band, artists and showbiz, musician's life, friends, ambition, satire, rock music, existentialism, punk ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, los angeles, british columbia
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 6.3
 41K
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: serious, realistic, inspirational, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: rock star, audition, music, heavy metal, ambition, success, musician's life, rising to stardom, desire for fame, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, overnight success ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, pittsburgh, pennsylvania, seattle washington, seattle ...
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 5.9
 3K
Garage Days (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young garage band in Sydney, is trying to make it big in Australia.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, absurd, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, friends, lifestyle, music band, musician's life, love and romance, rock music, coming of age, loneliness, artists and showbiz, buddies, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
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The Boat That Rocked (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The Boat that Rocked is an ensemble comedy, where the romance is between the young people of the 60s, and pop music. It's about a band of DJs that captivate Britain, playing the music that defines a generation and standing up to a government ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: rock, hippie, radio, rebelliousness, ship, friendship, rebellion, weirdo, marijuana, radio dj, music, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: britain, london, england
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 7.9
 254K
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: road movie, feel good, realistic, sentimental, contemplative ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, on the road, musician's life, rock, music, journalism, musician, fame, family relations, singer, music band, concert ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, boston, los angeles, new york ...
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 6.0
 5K
Her Smell (2018)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A self-destructive punk rocker struggles with sobriety while trying to recapture the creative inspiration that led her band to success.
Style: psychological, rough, art house, captivating
Plot: addiction, mental illness, friendship, mother daughter relationship, drug use, husband wife relationship, female protagonist, rock music, photographer, camera, singer, nervousness ...
Place: new york state, europe
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Heartbreak Hotel (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a teen tries to set up a band at his school, his mother who was a big fan of Elvis Presley gets in a wreck he and his band members decides to kidnap Elvis and have him hooked up with his mother.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, surreal, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: missing person, odd couple, teenage life, partners, elvis presley, musician, rock music, single mother, drunk driving, 17 year old, teenage boy, twists & turns ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: las vegas, new jersey
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 5.0
 125
At Any Cost (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two brothers and their best friend start a rock band and try to make it big in Los Angeles.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, touching, psychological ...
Plot: price of fame, music industry, musician, rock band, deception, heroin addict, husband wife relationship, drug overdose, record producer, rock music, manager, shot by the police ...
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 6.3
 110
DonT Stop (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Prague, 1983. The communist regime, in a suffocating atmosphere ruled over by the secret police, imposes "normalization". Miki and David need some kind of motivation to carry on in the communist wasteland. They discover The Clash's ...
Plot: father son relationship, father son conflict, friendship between men, teenage girl, friend, drug abuse, youth, musician, teenage protagonist, coming of age, teen rebel, conflict between friends ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: prague, prague czech republic, prague czechoslovakia
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 7.0
 689
Solanin (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Meiko Inoue is a recent college grad working as an office lady in a job she hates. Her boyfriend Shigeo is permanently crashing at her apartment because his job as a freelance illustrator doesn't pay enough for rent. And her parents in the ...
Style: psychological, sentimental, realistic, captivating
Plot: death of boyfriend, road accident, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, coming of age, rock music, unemployment, unfulfillment, music band, friendship, couples, society, fireworks ...
Place: tokyo
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 6.6
 3K
Roadracers (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cynical look at a '50s rebellious Rocker who has to confront his future, thugs with knives, and the crooked town sheriff.
Style: realistic, psychological, suspense, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: rivalry, gang, danger, on the road, friends, chase, youth, music band, crimes, juvenile delinquency, car race, rock music ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
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 7.0
 4K
Elvis (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Biographical movie about the famous rock singer Elvis Presley.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: elvis presley, price of fame, celebrity culture, rags to riches, musician's life, music, desire for fame, showbiz, music band, performer's life, ambition, lifestyle ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: mississippi
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Adventures of Power (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In his quest to become the world's greatest air-drummer, a small-town dreamer must overcome obstacles and ridicule to save the day.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: youth, contests and competitions, underdog, musician's life, against the odds, working class, rivalry, social misfits, hopes, artists and showbiz, follow your dream, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, new mexico, usa, new york
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 6.6
 9K
CBGB (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: CBGB looks at New York's dynamic punk rock scene through the lens of the ground-breaking Lower East Side club started by eccentric Hilly Kristal (Alan Rickman) in 1973 which launched thousands of bands.
Style: realistic, captivating, sincere, serious
Plot: music, punk rock, punk, rock band, musician's life, nightlife, clubbing, ambition, artists and showbiz, music band, lifestyle, music history ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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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, follow your dream, ambition, desire for fame, hidden identity, love and romance, lifestyle, hopes, artists and showbiz, musician's life, celebrity culture, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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The Birth Of The Beatles (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Birth of The Beatles is a 1979 biopic motion picture, produced by Dick Clark Productions and directed by Richard Marquand. Focuses on the early history of 1960s rock band The Beatles. It was released only nine years after the announced break-up of ...
Plot: rock music, the beatles, milk, bar fight, haircut, record store, friendship, death, nude model, music band, rain, art class ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: hamburg germany, liverpool, germany, britain
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Magical Mystery Tour (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: A typically Beatlesque film originally produced for television, this short film was intended to be an off-the-wall road movie with the Beatles and three dozen or so friends on a psychedelic bus.
Style: surreal, humorous, offbeat, stylized, feel good ...
Plot: surrealism, rock music, the beatles, celebrity culture, imaginary kingdom, surfing, resort, bus, friendship, on the road, disorder, friends ...
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 5.2
 1K
Roadie (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young Texas good ol' boy has a knack with electronic equipment, and that talent gets him a job as a roadie with a raucous traveling rock-and-roll show.
Style: feel good, humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: on the road, rock music, celebrity culture, americana, showbiz, fall in love, rock, lifestyle, obsessive quest, ambition, artists and showbiz, rise to the top ...
Time: 70s
Place: texas
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The Idolmaker (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on the life of rock promoter/producer Bob Marucci, who discovered, among others, Frankie Avalon and Fabian.
Style: suspense, humorous, biting, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: showbiz, rock music, music, musician's life, love and romance, rising to stardom, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, performer's life, romance, ambition ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 80s
Place: new jersey, los angeles
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 7.0
 2K
The '60s (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
TV show
Story: The Herlihys are a working class family from Chicago whose three children take wildly divergent paths: Brian joins the Marines right out of High School and goes to Vietnam..
Style: sincere, sentimental, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: hippie, vietnam war, culture clash, fighting the system, coming of age, politician, concert, rock music, summer of love, civil rights, drug abuse, pot smoking ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, woodstock, usa, chicago illinois, los angeles ...
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