Piano movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant piano movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, touching, melancholic and feel good films and TV shows about / with piano, pianist, death, friendship, female nudity, loneliness, runaway, dialogue, storytelling and hopes plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as piano: The Piano (1993), The Piano Player (2002), A Ghost Story (2017), Four Minutes (2006), Shine (1996), Your Lie in April (2014), Mademoiselle Paradis (2017), Blind Date (2015), Tone-Deaf (2019), Zombi Child (2019).

List of piano movies

The Piano (1993)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After a long voyage from Scotland, pianist Ada McGrath and her young daughter, Flora, are left with all their belongings, including a piano, on a New Zealand beach. Ada, who has been mute since childhood, has been sold into marriage to a local man ...
Style: psychological, serious, sexual, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couples, love triangle, pianist, sexual relations, love and romance, human nature, love affair, couple relations, arranged marriage, adultery, infidelity, desire ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1850s, 18th century
Place: new zealand, scotland
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The Piano Player (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Crime
Country: UK, Germany, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A tale about the relationship between a businessman who launders money for a Mafia figure and his gangster bodyguard.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, piano, money laundering, criminal heroes, master criminal, confined, manhunt, law enforcement, hidden identity, undercover, crimes, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa
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A Ghost Story (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Recently deceased, a white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to console his bereft wife, only to find that in his spectral state he has become unstuck in time, forced to watch passively as the life he knew and the woman he loves slowly slip ...
Style: melancholic, art house, psychological, touching, psychotronic
Plot: ghost, grief, loss, piano, sadness, husband wife relationship, legacy, loss of husband, widow, death of husband, desperation, house ...
Time: future
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Four Minutes (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Jenny is young. Her life is over. She killed someone. And she would do it again. When an 80-year-old piano teacher discovers the girl’s secret, her brutality and her dreams, she decides to transform her pupil into the musical wunderkind she once ...
Style: psychological, captivating, emotional, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: women's prison, prison, prison life, pianist, classical music, piano, prodigy, haunted by the past, teachers and students, musician's life, hopes, female friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
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Shine (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Pianist David Helfgott, driven by his father and teachers, has a breakdown. Years later he returns to the piano, to popular if not critical acclaim.
Style: emotional, realistic, intense, inspirational, touching ...
Plot: pianist, prodigy, child prodigy, overbearing parent, music, piano, fame, musician's life, human spirit, father son relationship, jewish, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 50s
Place: australia, london, south australia
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Piano: The Melody of a Young Girl's Heart (2002)
Genre: Animation, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Miu Nomura is a 14-year-old 8th-grader who has been playing piano since early childhood. She grows up gradually while her friendship, kinship, and love affairs evolve around her, but those relationships inevitably affect her piano performance.
Style: shoujo, sincere, inspirational, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: romance, piano, fall in love, pianist, power of love, talent, training, schoolgirl, high school life, couples, teacher, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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Your Lie in April (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Kousei Arima was a genius pianist until his mother's sudden death took away his ability to play. Each day was dull for Kousei. But, then he meets a violinist named Kaori Miyazono who has an eccentric playing style. Can the heartfelt sounds of ...
Style: touching, stylized, uplifting, semi serious, sincere
Audience: teens
Plot: pianist, friendship, music, contests and competitions, love and romance, depression, romance, violinist, piano, school, boy genius, parent child relationship ...
Place: japan
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Mademoiselle Paradis (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 18th century Vienna. The true story of Maria Theresia von Paradis, a gifted piano player and close friend of Mozart’s, who lost her eye-sight as a child. Desperate to cure their talented daughter, the Paradis entrust Maria to Dr. Mesmer, a ...
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, atmospheric
Plot: female musician, pianist, blindness, therapy, piano, doctor patient relationship, doctor, loss of eyesight, patient, pregnant woman, musical performance, blind man ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: vienna, austria
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Blind Date (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: He invents puzzles. He’s committed body and soul to his work and needs silence to be able to concentrate. She is an accomplished pianist and can’t live without music. She must prepare for a competition that could change her life. They are going ...
Style: romantic, feel good, humorous, disturbing, satirical ...
Plot: love, neighbor, neighbor neighbor relationship, piano, audition, puzzle, playing piano, romantic relationship, opposites attract, love affair, relationships, love and romance ...
Place: paris france, france
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Tone-Deaf (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A woman leaves for a quiet weekend in the country after losing her job and imploding her latest dysfunctional relationship. She rents a country house from an old-fashioned widower who’s struggling to hide his psychopathic tendencies. Soon, two ...
Style: suspenseful, sadistic, bleak, rough, surreal
Plot: psychopath, suicide, dementia, murder, piano, countryside, layoff, lsd, violence, disturbed individual, secret past, insane ...
Place: los angeles
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Zombi Child (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Haiti, 1962: A man is brought back from the dead only to be sent to the living hell of the sugarcane fields. In Paris, 55 years later, at the prestigious Légion d’honneur boarding school, a Haitian girl confesses an old family secret to a group ...
Plot: sisterhood, girls' boarding school, piano, cemetery, funeral, boarding school, handball, voodoo, male nudity, motorcycle, classroom, singing ...
Time: year 1980, 2010s, year 1962
Place: haiti
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Slipaway (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a homeless young musician moves into a sailboat with a feisty elderly widow, the two must overcome their differences and haunting pasts to unlock each other's dreams.
Style: spiritual, exciting, captivating, touching, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, family secret, elderly woman, mother daughter relationship, afterlife, rescue, hopes, hugging, redemption, alzheimer's disease, music teacher, spirituality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san diego california
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Endless Poetry (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Chile, UK, France, Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A portrait of Alejandro Jodorowsky’s young adulthood, set in the 1940s and 50s, in the electric capital city of Santiago. There, he decides to become a poet and is introduced, by destiny, into the foremost bohemian and artistic circle of the time.
Style: sexy, captivating, light, touching, sincere
Plot: gay, surrealism, autobiography, family relations, male nudity, history of chile, piano, sex scene, poet, youth, cousin cousin relationship, poetry ...
Time: 1940s
Place: chile, santiago chile
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Anything Is Possible (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ethan Bortnick plays the leading role as Nathan,a young boy who's separated from his mother when she goes missing during a trip to Japan to help after the tsunami. The movie explores issues like homelessness, military family life and adoption. ...
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, touching, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, playing piano, tsunami, boarding school, prodigy, single parent, family relations, estrangement, boarding school life, runaway, hopes, foster child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011
Place: japan, detroit
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Chico & Rita (2010)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Spain, UK, Hungary, Philippines, Canada, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Chico is a young piano player with big dreams. Rita is a beautiful singer with an extraordinary voice. Music and romantic desire unites them, but their journey - in the tradition of the Latin ballad, the bolero - brings heartache and torment.
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, adult animation, sexy ...
Plot: jazz, pianist, deportation, ambition, follow your dream, young lovers, lifestyle, musician's life, love affair, obstacle, latin, up and down relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s
Place: cuba, new york, usa, paris france, las vegas ...
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The Ring Finger (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When she is slightly hurt in the factory where she works, Iris quits her job and finds a new one as an assistant in a laboratory of a very peculiar kind. Without fully grasping what is at play around her, she gradually engages in a disturbing love ...
Style: serious, erotic, exciting, disturbing, sexy ...
Plot: obsession, workplace, love affair, dangerous attraction, laboratory, fetish, boss and employee, piano, sex, foot fetish, lifestyle, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Andhadhun (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A series of mysterious events changes the life of a blind pianist who now must report a crime that was actually never witnessed by him.
Style: light, funny, feel good, captivating, neo noir
Plot: blind man, pianist, musician, blind character, evidence, murder, piano, love and romance, blindness and impaired vision, murder witness, witnessing a crime, characters in danger ...
Place: europe
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Ragtime (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City.
Style: clever, captivating, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: kids
Plot: racism, siege, vandalism, american dream, piano, racial injustice, pianist, jazz, firefighter, nudity (full frontal - brief), fighting the system, character on the edge ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 90s, 1930s, 18th century
Place: harlem, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, atlantic city new jersey ...
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Pretty Woman (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When a millionaire wheeler-dealer enters a business contract with a Hollywood sex worker Vivian Ward, he loses his heart in the bargain.
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, prostitute, rich man poor woman, love and romance, love story, cinderella story, fall in love, romance, love, social differences, millionaire, shopping ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, california, usa, san francisco ...
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The Piano Lesson (1995)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 1930's Pittsburgh, a brother comes home to claim "my half of the piano", a family heirloom; but his sister is not wanting to part with it. This is a glimpse of the conditions for African-Americans as well as some of the attitudes and ...
Style: gloomy, emotional, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, piano, family in crisis, siblings relations, introspection, family life, hopes, estrangement, family tradition, disagreement, family problems, estranged family member ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh
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For a Few Dollars More (1965)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Two bounty hunters are in pursuit of "El Indio," one of the most wanted fugitives in the western territories, and his gang.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, bounty hunter, gang, small town, heroes, warrior, robbery, reward, sidekick, gunfight, duel, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1890s
Place: texas, new mexico, usa, el paso texas, yuma arizona ...
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Music and Lyrics (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 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: feel good, semi serious, sweet, light, lyrical ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, romance, musician's life, fall in love, singer, career, romancing partners, desire for fame, love and romance, showbiz, lifestyle, musician ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, london, new jersey
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Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Denmark, Poland, Germany, Japan, France, UK, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Molly Mahoney is the awkward and insecure manager of Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium, the strangest, most fantastic, most wonderful toy store in the world. But when Mr. Magorium bequeaths the store to her, a dark and ominous change begins to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, motivational, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: objects come to life, magic, miraculous event, accountant, friendship, family, mysterious character, prodigy, toys, wizards and magicians, goofy hero, save the day ...
Place: new york, usa
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Mr. Jones (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story about the relationship between a manic depressive man, Mr Jones, and the female doctor who takes more than a professional interest in his treatment.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, psychological, serious ...
Plot: bipolar disorder, terminal illness, mental illness, opposites attract, hospital, romance, rehabilitation, destructive relationship, doctors and patients, fall in love, forbidden love, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
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Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A card shark and his unwillingly-enlisted friends need to make a lot of cash quick after losing a sketchy poker match. To do this they decide to pull a heist on a small-time gang who happen to be operating out of the flat next door.
Style: humorous, witty, clever, cynical, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, heist, crimes, criminal heroes, disorder, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, buddies, dishonesty, chaos and mayhem, friends, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, united kingdom, england
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The Good Mother (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After finding a sexually liberated boyfriend, a divorced woman gets sued over daughter's custody, by her ex, who claims that her lover has a bad influence on the kid.
Style: touching, emotional, thought provoking, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: family relations, pregnancy, false accusation, custody, custody battle, sculptor, piano, courtroom drama, strong female presence, family problems, couples, legal ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston, maine, connecticut
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The Beat That My Heart Skipped (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Like his father, Tom is a real estate agent who makes his money from dirty, and sometimes brutal, deals. But a chance encounter prompts him to take up the piano and become a concert pianist. He auditions with the help of a beautiful, young virtuoso ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: pianist, gangsters, going straight, crimes, family relations, gang war, hopes, follow your dream, teachers and students, power relations, musician's life, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, china
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Corpse Bride (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Set in a 19th-century european village, this stop-motion animation feature follows the story of Victor, a young man whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious corpse bride, while his real bride Victoria waits bereft in the land of the ...
Style: gothic, dark fantasy, melancholic, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: date night, preschoolers, horror for children
Plot: corpse, marriage, afterlife, romance, supernatural romance, supernatural, goth, wedding, shyness, fall in love, disagreement, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: europe, england
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The Exterminating Angel (1962)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The guests at an upper-class dinner party find themselves unable to leave. The Exterminating Angel is a 1962 surrealist film, written and directed by Luis Buñuel, starring Silvia Pinal. Sharply satirical and allegorical, the film contains a view ...
Style: thought provoking, surreal, cynical, suspense, biting ...
Plot: dinner party, guest, satire, surrealism, isolation, maid, trapped, party, hallucination, bear, mansion, sheep ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: spain, paris france
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The Birch Wood (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Takes place in a prewar Poland. A tubercular young man comes to stay with his brother on a farm. He is in love with life and constantly plays 1930's music on a piano. He gets involved with his brother's problems and also becomes the lover ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, thought provoking, psychological ...
Plot: countryside, terminal illness, piano, forest, family life, siblings relations, infidelity, twins, love and romance, dealing with death, tragic hero, unfulfillment ...
Place: europe, poland, switzerland
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