Musical instrument movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant musical instrument movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, clever, light, humorous, touching and interesting films and TV shows about / with musical instrument, dialogue, storytelling, musician, family relations, mentor, profanity, culture clash, father son relationship and friendship plots mostly in Drama, Music and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as musical instrument: The Perfect World of Kai (2007), The Sonata (2018), Zombieland: Double Tap (2019), Despicable Me 3 (2017), Back to the Future Part II (1989), Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991), Zombieland (2009), Back to the Future (1985), Law Abiding Citizen (2009), Edward Scissorhands (1990).

List of musical instrument movies

The Perfect World of Kai (2007)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Amamiya Shu transfers to Moriwaki elementary filled with hope and ambition. But it doesn't take long before he gets picked on by the class bullies, and gets involved in a dare to play the mysterious piano in the forest. Igniting his meeting ...
Style: sincere, disturbing, thought provoking, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: talent, musical instrument, friendship, forest, friendship between boys, grand piano, teacher student relationship, rivalry, japanese school, children, friend, piano ...
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The Sonata (2018)
Genre: Music, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, UK, Russia, Latvia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a gifted musician inherits a mansion after her long lost father dies under mysterious circumstances, she discovers his last musical masterpiece riddled with cryptic symbols that unravels an evil secret, triggering dark forces that reach beyond ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, psychedelic
Plot: violinist, death of father, inheritance, ghost, musical instrument, suicide, composer, heiress, daughter, mansion, music, violin ...
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Zombieland: Double Tap (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The group will face a new zombie threat as a new breed of zombie has developed. This new super-zombie type is faster, bigger, and stronger than the previous strain of zombies and harder to kill. These super-zombies have started grouping up into a ...
Style: road movie, parody, psychotronic, funny, tense ...
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, zombie outbreak, zombie apocalypse, plague, zombie attack, survival, mutation, stylized violence, escape, fight, end of the world ...
Time: year 2019, 2000s, 2010s, year 2009
Place: washington d.c., usa, north america, memphis
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Despicable Me 3 (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Gru and his wife Lucy must stop former '80s child star Balthazar Bratt from achieving world domination.
Style: funny, sweet, colourful, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: twin brother, fantasy world, happy ending, brother brother relationship, disney, villain, fired from a job, fired from the job, kidnapping, prison escape, prison, action figure ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york
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Back to the Future Part II (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Marty and Doc are at it again in this wacky sequel to the 1985 blockbuster as the time-traveling duo head to 2015 to nip some McFly family woes in the bud. But things go awry thanks to bully Biff Tannen and a pesky sports almanac. In a last-ditch ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, clever, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing, kids, teen comedy
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, sent to the past, inventor, alternate reality, scientist, mad scientist, adventure, inventions and discoveries, disorder, chases and races ...
Time: future, 50s, 20th century, 2010s, 1950s ...
Place: california
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Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Amiable slackers Bill and Ted are once again roped into a fantastical adventure when De Nomolos, a villain from the future, sends evil robot duplicates of the two lads to terminate and replace them. The robot doubles actually succeed in killing Bill ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: time travel, time machine, afterlife, heavy metal, sent to the past, death, grim reaper, robot, seance, farce, heaven, devil ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california
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Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of failing high school students -- Bill S. Preston, Esquire and Ted "Theodore" Logan -- are visited by a time traveler from the future who takes them on an adventure through time to gather up actual historical figures to help them ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty, cult film ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, heavy metal, high school, sent to the past, classmate classmate relationship, adventure, sent to the future, best friend, disorder, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, 1800s, 1900s ...
Place: california, usa, new mexico, ancient greece, washington d.c. ...
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Zombieland (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Columbus has made a habit of running from what scares him. Tallahassee doesn't have fears. If he did, he'd kick their ever-living ass. In a world overrun by zombies, these two are perfectly evolved survivors. But now, they're about to ...
Style: funny, absurd, parody, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, dark humor, road trip, danger, plague, survival horror, chaos and mayhem, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, texas, los angeles, washington d.c., california
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Back to the Future (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Eighties teenager Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, inadvertently disrupting his parents' first meeting and attracting his mother's romantic interest. Marty must repair the damage to history by rekindling his ...
Style: feel good, exciting, light, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, kids, teen comedy
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, mad scientist, adventure, time machine, destiny, scientist, time paradox, chases and races, escapades, inventor, sent to the past ...
Time: 80s, future, 50s, 1950s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, california
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Law Abiding Citizen (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, serious, tense, exciting ...
Plot: vengeance, master criminal, justice, fighting the system, vigilantism, murder, prison, mind game, injustice, perfect crime, intelligence, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
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Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A small suburban town receives a visit from a castaway unfinished science experiment named Edward.
Style: gothic, surreal, dark fantasy, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, goth, social misfits, surrealism, freak, romance, love, fall in love, tragic hero, human nature, impossible love, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1990s, 90s
Place: united states, usa, florida
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Cold War (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: Poland, UK, France, Belgium
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Cold War-era love story follows the passionate love affair between a mismatched couple.
Style: romantic, sad, tragic ending, melancholic, captivating ...
Plot: loveless marriage, cold war, tragic love, musician, female singer, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, suicide, audition, communism, defector, jazz ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 60s, 1960s, year 1959 ...
Place: paris france, east berlin, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, poland ...
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Class of 1984 (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Andy is a new teacher at a inner city high school that is like nothing he has ever seen before. There is metal detectors at the front door and everything is basically run by a tough kid named Peter Stegman. Soon, Andy and Stegman become enemies and ...
Style: cult film, disturbing, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: gang, high school, school, juvenile delinquency, vigilante, teacher, drug dealing, murder, vengeance, teenage life, punk, music teacher ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century
Place: usa
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Bill Bailey's Remarkable Guide to the Orchestra (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The show, recorded at London's magnificent Royal Albert Hall, is Bill's own hilarious and irreverent guide to the sounds, styles, and instruments of the orchestra, with a wide and eclectic range of subjects, including music for '70s ...
Plot: classical music, comedian, musical instrument, orchestra, theremin, trombone, clarinet, concert hall, harp
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Monstar (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: South Korea
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Story: Monstar is a 2013 South Korean television series starring Yong Jun-hyung, Ha Yeon-soo, and Kang Ha-neul. It aired on music channel Mnet from May 17 to August 2, 2013 every Friday at 21:50 for 12 episodes. The drama is about how a group of teenagers ...
Style: realistic, captivating, sincere, touching
Plot: love triangle, friendship, musician, high school, music band, teenage boy, fame, singer, teacher, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, scandal, fictional band ...
Place: korea
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The Day the Ponies Come Back (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Daniel Moulin goes to New York on a business trip and decides to take advantage of his time in the Big Apple to try and locate the father he never knew. The only thing he has to go on however is an address in the Bronx that is 25 years old.
Plot: african american, musical instrument, theft, drive by shooting, wife abuse, family relations, burglar, fanatic, male female relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, single mother ...
Place: bronx new york city, new york
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Strutter (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young musician recovers from the loss of his girlfriend with the help of his female filmmaker friend, and even forms a friendship with the rival who stole her.
Style: silent film
Plot: d.j., record store, rock band, ferris wheel, desert, broken heart, musical instrument, banjo, seance, popcorn, pole dance, dj ...
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The Red Violin (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, Italy, USA, UK, Austria
Duration: 130 min.
Story: 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, the red violin derives its unusual color from the human blood mixed into ...
Style: enigmatic, serious, suspense, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: musician, monk, monastery, auction, violin, classical music, mystery, romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), collector, obsessive quest, obsession ...
Time: 18th century
Place: prussia, oxford university, shanghai, beijing china, montreal ...
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Only Old Men Are Going to Battle (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bogdan Titarenko is very talented pilot and brave leader of "Singing group". He also must look after some new cadets and fight together with them against German Luftwaffe planes. Close to Bogdan always are his friends, they are all from ...
Style: rough, sentimental, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: soviet, fighter pilot, great patriotic war, aerial combat, fighter plane, aviation, love, camaraderie, patriotism, life & death, friendship between men, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: ussr, ukraine, russia
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A Heart of Stone (1992)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: 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 playing is passionate.
Style: psychological, contemplative, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: obsession, violin, love triangle, love, romance, couple relations, fall in love, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, musician's life, love and romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, hungary, geneva switzerland ...
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All the Mornings of the World (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It's late 17th century. The viola da gamba player Monsieur de Sainte Colombe comes home to find that his wife died while he was away. In his grief he builds a small house in his garden into wich he moves to dedicate his life to music and his ...
Style: emotional, stylized, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: violin, orchestra, music, forbidden love, love and romance, performer's life, musician's life, romance, rise to the top, human nature, teachers and students, apprentice ...
Time: 17th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, versailles, paris france
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The Silence (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Iran, Tajikistan, France
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Khorshid lives with his mom in a house near a river somewhere in Tajikistan. Th landlord comes around every morning to ask for the rent. Khorshid has to provide the money or else they'll have to leave. His blindness has given him an amazing ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, realistic, serious, fairy tale
Plot: eviction, family relations, single parent, young heroes, coming of age, music, mysterious character, youth, life is a bitch, child in peril, down on your luck, small town ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia
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The Band's Visit (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Israel, USA, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Once-not long ago-a small Egyptian police band arrived in Israel. Not many remember this... It wasn't that important. A band comprised of members of the Egyptian police force head to Israel to play at the inaugural ceremony of an Arab arts ...
Style: humorous, sincere, enigmatic, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: musician, orchestra, culture clash, small town, fish out of water, society, opposites attract, disorder, singer, stranded, small town life, ethnic conflict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, egypt, alexandria egypt
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Alien Nation: Dark Horizon (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Followup movie to the TV series about 250,000 aliens, or "newcomers" as they are known, who have by now settled alongside the humans in California. Most of the newcomers were slaves, and the slave masters are now looking for them. They ...
Style: exciting, saga, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, racism, alien, evil alien, benign alien, interracial relations, future dystopia, police investigation, deadly, androids and robots, buddies, save the world ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, mojave desert
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In the Realm of the Senses (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based on a true story set in pre-war Japan, a man and one of his servants begin a torrid affair. Their desire becomes a sexual obsession so strong that to intensify their ardor, they forsake all, even life itself.
Style: sexual, pre war, erotic, sexy, controversial ...
Plot: explicit sex, sexual relations, geisha, obsession, tragic love, passion, lust, dangerous attraction, unsimulated sex, sexual perversion, male nudity, bdsm ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1936, pre world war two
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, paris france
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Mars et Avril (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in a futuristic environment, "Mars et Avril" tells the story of an elderly musician and his instrument maker who both become obsessed with the same woman. She agrees to be the model for their next musical instrument but then gets lost ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, mars, obsession, fall in love, musician's life, romance, philosophy, existentialism, aging, spacecraft, genius ...
Time: future
Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec canada
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Hunky Dory (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Musical film about the trials and tribulations of an idealistic drama teacher as she tries to put on the end of year show.
Style: captivating, sincere, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, dedicated educator, idealism, teenage life, society, youth, reach out, teachers and students, rock, self confidence, coming of age, rehearsal ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: england, europe, united kingdom, wales
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Sound of Noise (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: Sweden, France, Denmark
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A tone-deaf cop works to track down a group of guerilla percussionists whose anarchic public performances are terrorizing the city.
Style: not serious, witty, humorous, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: performance, music store, gang, rebelliousness, counterculture, group of criminals, police detective, crimes, police investigation, law enforcement, music band, rebellion ...
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
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Lennon Naked (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A profile of John Lennon in the late 1960s as the Beatles are set to fall apart.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: music band, musician's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, couples, disagreement, peaceful mission, family relations, couple relations, dysfunctional family, rock, parents and children ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london
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Paper Heart (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paper Heart follows Nick and Charlyne on a cross-country journey to document what exactly "love" is. Interviewing ministers, happily married couples, chemists, romance novelists, divorce lawyers, a group of children and more, the ...
Style: talky, feel good, captivating, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: friendship, interracial romance, fall in love, true love, filmmaking, looking for love, romance, human nature, hopes, artists and showbiz, love and romance, young lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, california, palm springs california, paris france, arkansas ...
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