Recording session movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant recording session movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, melancholic, harsh, humorous and touching films and TV shows about / with recording session, recording studio, musician, singer, artists and showbiz, friendship, musician's life, song, father son relationship and drinking plots mostly in Drama, Music and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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recording session movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as recording session: Once (2007), A Star is Born (2018), Love & Mercy (2014), A Heart of Stone (1992), StarStruck (2010), Specters (1987), Born to Be Blue (2015), Ganes (2007), Star Spangled Banners (2013), The Singing Nun (1966).

List of recording session movies

 7.9
 103K
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, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, music, pianist, friendship, recording session, composer, street musician, recording studio, music store, song, romance, singer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, czech republic, europe, london
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 7.9
 172K
A Star is Born (2018)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers-and falls in love with-struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer – until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally's career takes off, the ...
Style: uplifting, touching, sincere, rockumentary, captivating
Plot: singer, showbiz, fame, alcoholic, addiction, pop star, brother brother relationship, waitress, concert, aspiring singer, friendship, backstage ...
Place: arizona
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 7.4
 31K
Love & Mercy (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The life of reclusive and eccentric Beach Boys songwriter and musician Brian Wilson.
Style: serious, gloomy, offbeat, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: mental illness, psychotherapist, musician, songwriter, pop music, therapist, nervous breakdown, music, showbiz, musician's life, doctors and patients, addiction ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 80s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: usa, california, malibu california, new jersey
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A Heart of Stone (1992)
Genre: Drama, 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, serious, realistic, gloomy, enigmatic ...
Plot: obsession, love, violin, girl, love triangle, romance, fall in love, friends, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, musician's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, brussels belgium, hungary, geneva switzerland ...
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 6.2
 10K
StarStruck (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jessica Olsen goes to Los Angeles with nothing more in mind that visiting her grandparents while her sister tries to meet Christopher Wilde. One night she meets Christopher Wilde. They go an an adventure around Los Angeles and start to like each ...
Style: semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, love and romance, fall in love, youth, celebrity, artists and showbiz, couples, school dance, hotshot hero, celebrity culture, beach, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, michigan, malibu california
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 4.0
 274
Specters (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mysterious tomb is unearthed in the catacombs under Rome, the contents of which contain evidence of an ageless evil that may once have preyed on man.
Style: ambiguous ending
Plot: demon, evil, resurrection, interrupted sex, heart ripped out, musical performance, recording session, cave in, crypt, police, death, professor ...
Place: italy, rome italy
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Born to Be Blue (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jazz legend Chet Baker finds love and redemption when he stars in a movie about his own troubled life to mount a comeback.
Plot: jazz, historical figure, farmhouse, boxer shorts, ex husband ex wife relationship, tunnel, mirror, piano, interracial romance, spider, drug addiction, actress ...
Time: year 1966, year 1954, 1960s
Place: california, oklahoma, manhattan new york city
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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 ...
Plot: rock band, rock musician, fortune telling, recording session, guitarist, drummer, juvenile delinquent, rock star, alcoholic father, gypsy, fortune teller, rock music ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s
Place: finland
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Star Spangled Banners (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Ten years following the breakup of the family band, The Banner Project, siblings Desiree, Johnny, and Mitchel Banner, are faced with the decision to reunite in order to save their home town from bankruptcy.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, stylized, captivating
Plot: reunion, homecoming, dysfunctional family, country music, fictional band, estrangement, siblings relations, family relations, musician, singer, brother brother relationship, concert ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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The Singing Nun (1966)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Belgian nun, Sister Ann is sent to another order where she's at first committed to helping troubled souls like, Nichole and little Dominic. When Father Clementi hears Sister Ann's uplifting singing style, he takes her to a talent ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, captivating
Plot: convent, clergy, world, musician's life, rising to stardom, religions or cults, ambition, artists and showbiz, performer's life, human spirit, introspection, showbiz ...
Time: 60s
Place: belgium, europe, africa
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Beauty and the Bastard (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Modern finnish movie about two very different young adults that after a chance meeting end up making music together and fall in love. While Nellis parents have the perfect career and man planned, she dreams of becoming a singer. Through a chance ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic
Plot: opposites attract, coming of age, hip hop, love and romance, youth, couples, school, romance, love affair, fall in love, r&b, hip hop culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, europe, medical school
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 7.0
 901
Privilege (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Steven Shorter is the ultimate British music star. His music is listened to by everyone from pre-teens to grandparents. He has no trace of public bad habits or drug involvement. Everyone in Britain loves him. His handlers begin to use his popularity ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: rebellion, rally, rock, musician's life, music, manipulations, innocence lost, future dystopia, life is a bitch, society, fighting the system, rebelliousness ...
Time: future
Place: england, jerusalem
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You Light Up My Life (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Laurie has been in show business since she was a child. Her dream is to be a singer, songwriter and actress. Her father wants her to be a comedian like him and Laurie only tries because it pleases her father. But she is a lousy comedian. She ...
Plot: audition, father daughter relationship, recording session, telling a joke, one night stand, chance meeting
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 5.8
 4K
Stoned (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A chronicle of the sordid life and suspicious death of Rolling Stones co-founder Brian Jones, who was found in the bottom of his swimming pool weeks after being let go from the band.
Style: serious, realistic, flamboyance
Plot: rock, death, musician, rock star, music, musician's life, life is a bitch, drug abuse, showbiz, music band, blues, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1960s, contemporary
Place: morocco, munich germany, paris france
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Permanent Record (1988)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: David Sinclair seems to have everything going for him: he's smart, musically talented, and very successful. To top off his senior year in high school, his band is trying to get a recording session. Therefore, David's suicide leaves ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, suicide, coming of age, buddies, social misfits, romance, school, music, parents and children, high school life, teenage life, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: portland oregon, oregon, new jersey, california
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Music and Lyrics (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A washed up singer is given a couple days to compose a chart-topping hit for an aspiring teen sensation. Though he's never written a decent lyric in his life, he sparks with an offbeat younger woman with a flair for words.
Style: clever, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: singer, musician's life, song, pop star, piano, romance, opposites attract, manager, musician, fall in love, urban, performer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, london, new jersey
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Melinda and Melinda (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: While dining out with friends, Sy suggests the difficulty of separating comedy from tragedy. To illustrate his point, he tells his guests two parallel stories about Melinda ; both versions have the same basic elements, but one take on her state of ...
Style: talky, clever, witty, tragicomedy, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, pianist, jazz, drugs/alcohol, crumbling marriage, couple relations, falling in love, celebration, married couple, friends, romance, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, barcelona spain, new jersey
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Masculin Féminin (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film stars French New Wave icon Jean-Pierre Léaud as Paul, a romantic young idealist and literary lion-wannabe who chases budding pop star, Madeleine (Chantal Goya, a real life Yé-yé girl).
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: politics, vietnam war, new wave, pregnancy, promiscuity, couple relations, love and romance, menage a trois, bisexuality, revolution, society, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france, usa, california
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The Legend of 1900 (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 165 min.
Story: The story of a virtuoso piano player who lives his entire life aboard an ocean liner. Born and raised on the ship, 1900 (Tim Roth) learned about the outside world through interactions with passengers, never setting foot on land, even for the love of ...
Style: touching, serious, epic, sincere, stylized ...
Plot: pianist, prodigy, musician's life, jazz, music, musician, ship, ocean, orphan, friendship, passenger, storm ...
Time: 1910s, 30s, 20s, 20th century, 1900s ...
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 6.0
 328
I Love You All (1980)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman invites all four men she loved in her life for the dinner of New Year's Eve at the same time and unites them all in her house...
Plot: christmas, cigarette smoking, song, christmas party, santa claus, christmas eve, recording studio, passion, ski resort, dysfunctional couple, pushed into a swimming pool, drunk driving ...
Place: france, paris france
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 5.6
 3K
Garden Party (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Are you young, sexually confused, just trying to get by? Do you sing, dance or possess some other talent? Welcome to the Garden Party. At the center of the story is 15-year-old April. She is running from one bad situation into another, hoping to ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: sex, party, swimming pool, masturbation, city life, young heroes, dating, alcohol, teenager, self discovery, looking for love, urban ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When Sarah Marshall dumps aspiring musician Peter Bretter for rock star Aldous Snow, Peter's world comes crashing down. His best friend suggests that Peter should get away from everything and to fly off to Hawaii to escape all his problems. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, captivating, not serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: breakup, romance, resort, depression, love and romance, nothing goes right, crumbling relationship, one-night stand, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, broken heart, friendship, hotel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa, los angeles
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 7.2
 75K
The Doors (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The story of the famous and influential 1960's rock band and its lead singer and composer, Jim Morrison.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: music band, singer, drug abuse, mentally unstable, sex, hallucination, airplane, poetry, hippie, lsd, music, domestic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1949, year 1966 ...
Place: california, usa, paris france, miami, venice beach california ...
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The Harmonists (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Comedian Harmonists tells the story of a famous, German male sextet, five vocals and piano, the "Comedian Harmonists", from the day they meet first in 1927 to the day in 1934, when they become banned by the upcoming Nazis, because three of ...
Style: sentimental, uplifting, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: anti semitism, politics, music, music band, ambition, love and romance, society, artists and showbiz, friends, musician's life, rise to the top, human spirit ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: germany, europe, budapest, munich germany, warsaw poland ...
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The Coca-Cola Kid (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An eccentric marketing guru visits a Coca-Cola subsidiary in Australia to try and increase market penetration. He finds zero penetration in a valley owned by an old man who makes his own soft drinks, and visits the valley to see why. After "the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, small town, american abroad, swimming pool, seduction, culture clash, romance, opposites attract, rise to the top, marketing, boss and employee, workplace ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia, atlanta georgia
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Brothers of the Head (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the 1970s a music promoter plucks Siamese twins from obscurity and grooms them into a freakish rock'n'roll act. A dark tale of sex, strangeness and rock music.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: music band, twins, sexual relations, showbiz, artists and showbiz, musician's life, rise to the top, human nature, introspection, siblings relations, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, usa, los angeles
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 6.7
 14K
Beyond the Sea (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the life and career of legendary entertainer, Bobby Darin, the biopic moves back and forth between his childhood and adulthood, to tell the tale of his remarkable life. Kevin Spacey did his own singing for Beyond the Sea, recreating Bobby ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: rowboat, perfectionist, music, election, pianist, family secret, musician's life, rock, rising to stardom, celebrity culture, showbiz, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: usa, pacific ocean, new york, italy, new jersey ...
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Rosie: The Rosemary Clooney Story (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of singer Rosemary Clooney's rise to fame, her marriage to Jose Ferrer, and her nervous breakdown.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: performer's life, rise and fall, relationship vs career, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, actor's life, musician's life, prodigy, tragic hero, rising to stardom, road not taken, showbiz ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1960s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: kentucky
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 5.6
 282
Bus Palladium (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lucas, Manu, Philippe, Jacob et Mario s'aiment depuis l'enfance. Ils ont du talent et de l'espoir. Ils rêvent de musique et de gloire. Leur groupe de rock, Lust, connaît un succès grandissant, mais les aspirations de chacun rendent ...
Style: sexual, serious, humorous, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: blues, bus, music band, artists and showbiz, friends, romance, music, love and romance, youth, friendship, death, female nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france
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 6.1
 4K
Suck (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The film follows a petty rock band called the Winners, consisting of vocalist Joey Winner, bassist Jennifer, guitarist Tyler, drummer Sam, and French-Canadian roadie Hugo, along with their sleazy manager Jeff, as they tour across Canada and the USA ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, cynical, scary, not serious ...
Plot: vampire, musician's life, desire for fame, gory, rock, supernatural, friends, rock band, lifestyle, blind ambition, parody, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, usa
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