Big band movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant big band movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious, nostalgic, romantic and touching films and TV shows about / with big band, singer, romance, dancing, singing, death, destiny, mentor, love and romance and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Australia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as big band: Mona Lisa Smile (2003), Coming Attractions (1978), Close to the Enemy (2016), Xanadu (1980), Tears in the Rain (1988), Swing Shift (1984), The Night We Called It a Day (2003), My One and Only (2009), The Great Gatsby (1974), Cocoon (1985).

List of big band movies

Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The story of Katherine Ann Watson, a feminist teacher who studied at UCLA graduate school and in 1953 left her boyfriend behind in Los Angeles, California to teach at Wellesley College, a conservative women's private liberal arts college in ...
Style: sentimental, touching, intellectual, romantic, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: feminism, teachers and students, dedicated educator, femininity, college, art, art history, gender, society, fighting the system, college life, bittersweet ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1953
Place: massachusetts, usa, california, yale university, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
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Coming Attractions (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Broad satire and buffoonery presented as a series of movie trailers. Among the titles and subjects are: "The Howard Huge Story", "Skate-boarders from Hell", "The Invasion of the Penis Snatchers", Woody Allen (pre-Mia), ...
Style: parody
Plot: submarine, fight, cactus, pushed into a swimming pool, lighting a cigarette, country music, running out of gas, skateboarding, skateboard, vulture, calf, big band ...
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Close to the Enemy (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
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Story: Set in a bomb damaged London hotel during the aftermath of World War II, Close to the Enemy is a thriller that follows British intelligence officer Captain Callum Ferguson. His last task for the Army is to ensure that Dieter, a captured German ...
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: scientist, military officer, world war two, war crime, brother brother relationship, african american, adultery, father daughter relationship, american abroad, investigator, politician, military base ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two
Place: england, london
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Xanadu (1980)
Genre: Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A beautiful muse inspires an artist and his older friend to convert a dilapidated auditorium into a lavish rollerskating club.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, inspirational, stylized ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: disco, nightclub, camp, romance, fall in love, supernatural, partners, love and romance, follow your dream, unlikely couple, buddies, impossible love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, santa monica california
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Tears in the Rain (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Casey Cantrell's mother died, her last wish was that her daughter would give a letter to Lord Richard Bredon, living in the UK. When Casey arrives in London, Lord Bredon denies ever having known her mother. Casey meets Lord Bredon's ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: forbidden love, fall in love, self discovery, tragic love, unfulfilled love, parents and children, jazz, couples, family relations, last wish, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england, europe
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Swing Shift (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1941 America Kay and her husband are happy enough until he enlists after Pearl Harbor. Against his wishes, his wife takes a job at the local aircraft plant where she meets Hazel, the singer from across the way the two soon become firm friends and ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: world war two, love triangle, romance, friendship, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, couples, factory, husband wife relationship, wartime, adultery ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1941, 1950s ...
Place: germany, poland, hawaii
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The Night We Called It a Day (2003)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Based on the true events surrounding Frank Sinatra's tour of Australia. When Sinatra calls a local reporter a "two-bit hooker", every union in the country black-bans the star until he issues an apology.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Plot: journalism, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz, workplace, prostitute, love and romance, media, rise and fall, ambition, apology, racial slur, blackmail ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, australia, los angeles, sydney australia
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My One and Only (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A mother takes her two sons on an unusual road trip from New York. Pittsburgh, St. Louis and eventually Hollywood in her quest to find a man to take care of them all.
Style: realistic, semi serious, captivating, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, coming of age, road trip, parents and children, obsessive quest, starting over, teenage life, siblings relations, on the road, father son relationship, dark humor, jazz ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1953
Place: usa, cleveland ohio, albuquerque new mexico, st. louis missouri, dallas texas ...
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The Great Gatsby (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifestyle of his neighbor, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby's circle, becoming a witness to obsession ...
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, love and romance, fall in love, love triangle, society, love affair, obsession, millionaire, wealth, couple relations, couples, betrayal ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, post world war one, 70s
Place: new york, usa, long island, manhattan new york city
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Cocoon (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When a group of trespassing seniors swim in a pool containing alien cocoons, they find themselves energized with youthful vigor.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: elderly, space and aliens, benign alien, cocoon, golden years, fountain of youth, senior citizen, alien, retirement home, first contact, cancer, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa
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Blind Horizon (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Left for dead in the remote Southwest, Frank is found clinging to life and in a state of amnesia. As he recovers, ominous memories begin to flash back...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: assassination attempt, memory loss, hitman, conspiracy, amnesia, uncover truth, political conspiracy, mystery, investigation, desert, danger, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa
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Blazing Saddles (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A town – where everyone seems to be named Johnson – is in the way of the railroad and, in order to grab their land, Hedley Lemar, a politically connected nasty person, sends in his henchmen to make the town unlivable. After the sheriff is ...
Style: humorous, parody, exciting, not serious, light ...
Plot: cowboy, farce, suprisingly clever, small town, interracial relations, ceremony, african american, desert, sheriff, misfit, old west, buddies ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1870s
Place: los angeles
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Transatlantic Coffee (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Inspired by a true story, 'Transatlantic Coffee' is a tale of boy meets girl, boy falls in love with girl ...only the boy is a 41 year old clown, the girl, a teenage stripper from London. Alex is battling bleak circumstances within his ...
Style: semi serious, atmospheric, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Plot: stripper, tragic love, love affair, haunted by the past, unlikely couple, romance, urban, city life, 9/11, love and romance, unfulfillment, factory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: new york, usa, london, atlantic ocean
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Murder on the Home Front (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: At the height of the London blitz, Dr Lennox Collins, pioneer of the new forensic science, is enlisted by DI Wilkins after prostitute Mary Williams is strangled and a swastika carved on her tongue.
Style: realistic, stylized, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, investigation, serial killer, forensics, world war two, danger, law enforcement, partners, deadly, life is a bitch, police investigation, unconventional method ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1940, 40s
Place: england, london
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