Guitar movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant guitar movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, melancholic, clever, talky and serious films and TV shows about / with guitar, musician, runaway, storytelling, mentor, dialogue, father son relationship, music, artists and showbiz and friendship plots mostly in Music, Comedy and Drama genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
guitar movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as guitar: Coco (2017), Kubo and the Two Strings (2016), The Beat Beneath My Feet (2014), I Am Not What You Want (2001), Texas Lightning (1981), Rock Dog (2016), Inside Llewyn Davis (2013), Killer Diller (2004), Wild Guitar (1962), Walk the Line (2005).

List of guitar movies

Coco (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, fairy tale, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: afterlife, musician, disney, guitar, singer, skeleton, life after death, fantasy world, music, child, child protagonist, betrayal ...
Place: mexico
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Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Kubo mesmerizes the people in his village with his magical gift for spinning wild tales with origami. When he accidentally summons an evil spirit seeking vengeance, Kubo is forced to go on a quest to solve the mystery of his fallen samurai father ...
Style: fairy tale, stylized, atmospheric, breathtaking, touching ...
Audience: kids
Plot: samurai, magic, storytelling, origami, adventure, strong female character, sword, guitar, friendship, imagination, destiny, creativity ...
Place: japan, feudal japan
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The Beat Beneath My Feet (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A teenage boy lives with his single mum in a flat in South London. Into the flat below moves an anti-social, former Rock God who faked his death 8 years ago. The teenage boy works out who the mysterious neighbour is and blackmails him into teaching ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: rock, guitar, neighbor, musician, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, ambition, youth, social misfits, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, britain
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I Am Not What You Want (2001)
Genre: Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 49 min.
Story: Rick was kicked out of his home because of his homosexuality, and takes refuge in the home of his friend Mark. Living under the same roof, these youths realize they have more in common than they thought. But will it lead to heartwarming or ...
Plot: gay, guitar, homosexuality, dysfunctional family, student, friendship, chinese, musician, love, coming out, closeted homosexual, gay asian
Place: hong kong
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Texas Lightning (1981)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A tough, macho, truck driver decides to make his soft son more manly by taking him hunting. They vacation and go to a honky tonk bar where the younger man falls in love with a burned out waitress.
Plot: guitar, musician, motorcycle, machismo, hunting, driving, sex scene, pickup truck, female bartender, arm wrestling, dentures, wet t shirt ...
Place: texas
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Rock Dog (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music
Country: China, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a radio falls from the sky into the hands of a wide-eyed Tibetan Mastiff, he leaves home to fulfill his dream of becoming a musician, setting into motion a series of completely unexpected events.
Plot: rock, dog, musician, guitar, village, anthropomorphism, cat, fame, binoculars, celebrity, crime boss, rock music ...
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Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In Greenwich Village in the early 1960s, gifted but volatile folk musician Llewyn Davis struggles with money, relationships, and his uncertain future following the suicide of his singing partner.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, clever, stylized, serious ...
Plot: cat, music, hitchhiker, musician's life, suicide, unwanted pregnancy, jewish, professor, singer, audition, snow, loneliness ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1961
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, chicago illinois ...
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Killer Diller (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A guitar playing car thief meets an autistic savant piano player, and together they transform a group of reluctant halfway house convicts into The Killer Diller Blues Band.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Plot: blues, college, guitar, piano, autism, prison, ambition, artists and showbiz, criminal heroes, music, church, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, missouri
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Wild Guitar (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young rock & roll hopeful is given a shot at the big time by the unscrupulous owner of a small record company.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: cult, guitar, teenage life, musician's life, music, manipulations, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, friends, cons and scams, down on your luck, rock ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: california, south dakota
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Walk the Line (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins.
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, emotional, road movie ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, marriage, country music, music, accident, couple relations, rise and fall, rising to stardom, addiction, divorce, musician, loss of sibling ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 50s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, germany, memphis, arkansas, tennessee ...
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Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Venice Beach, naive Midwesterner JB bonds with local slacker KG and they form the rock band Tenacious D. Setting out to become the world's greatest band is no easy feat, so they set out to steal what could be the answer to their prayers... a ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, not serious, funny, idiotic ...
Plot: heavy metal culture, devil, rock, farce, friendship, marijuana, fan, musician, guitar, heavy metal, obsessive quest, music ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, venice beach california
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Tender Mercies (1983)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Alchoholic former country singer Mac Sledge makes friends with a young widow and her son. The friendship enables him to find inspiration to resume his career.
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, touching, sincere ...
Plot: redemption, character study, comeback, guitar, country music, music, self discovery, love and romance, couple relations, remarry, country, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa, california
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Sweet and Lowdown (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A comedic biopic focused on the life of fictional jazz guitarist Emmett Ray. Ray was an irresponsible, free-spending, arrogant, obnoxious, alcohol-abusing, miserable human being, who was also arguably the best guitarist in the world.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, tragicomedy, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: jazz, infidelity, musician, music, musician's life, love and romance, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, fall in love, actress, guitar, music business ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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FLCL (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 151 min.
Story: In this 6-part mini-series, a 12-year old boy named Naota one day meets a strange woman, riding a Vespa and wielding a big guitar. As soon as she appears, mysterious things start happening.
Style: stylized, humorous, psychedelic, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, imaginary, baseball, stranger, bass, boy, alien, robot, guitar, parody, high school life, cowboy ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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Desperado (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A gunslinger is embroiled in a war with a local drug runner.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous attraction, hitman, drug lord, loss of loved one, revenge, brutality, tragic hero, musician, lone hero, crime, gangsters, gory ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, latin america
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Curse II: The Bite (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Japan, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a young man is bitten on the hand by a radioactive snake, his hand changes into a lethal snake head, which attacks everyone he comes into contact with. Also, his body becomes filled with snakes. Now, he must prevent himself from hurting others.
Plot: snake, revenge, motel, guitar, hospital, snake bite, serum, young couple, blood splatter, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, desert, hand chopped off ...
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Crazy Heart (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When reporter Jean Craddock interviews Bad Blake -- an alcoholic, seen-better-days country music legend -- they connect, and the hard-living crooner sees a possible saving grace in a life with Jean and her young son. But can he leave behind an ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, serious, emotional ...
Plot: musician, journalist, singer, redemption, loneliness, financial problem, country music, alcoholic, hopes, musician's life, love and romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas, new mexico, phoenix arizona, houston texas ...
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Because I Said So (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In an effort to prevent family history from repeating itself, meddlesome mom Daphne Wilder attempts to set up her youngest daughter, Milly, with Mr. Right. Meanwhile, her other daughters try to keep their mom's good intentions under control.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: looking for love, family relations, fall in love, love and romance, single father, matchmaking, mother, love triangle, verbal byplay, mother daughter relationship, sibling relationship, new love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Bandwagon (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Tony gets fired from his job. He's not really sad about this because he prefers writing songs and playing the guitar. He meets the drummer Charlie and they decide to start a band, although Tony is afraid of playing in front of other people. He ...
Style: not serious, offbeat, humorous, realistic
Plot: rivalry, friendship, band, guitarist, drummer, monkey, guitar, music band, buddies, musician's life, ego clash, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, usa, south carolina, alabama, mississippi ...
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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, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens, teen comedy, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, mad scientist, adventure, small town, chases and races, time machine, teenage life, sent to the past, destiny, misfit partners, disorder ...
Time: 80s, future, 50s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: california, usa
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August Rush (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A drama with fairy tale elements, where an orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, inspirational, romantic ...
Plot: orphan, prodigy, musician's life, music, hopes, lie, orphanage, musician, artists and showbiz, youth, romance, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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Animal Factory (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man goes to prison and a tough, older convict takes him under his wing as a mentor.
Style: realistic, tense, serious, rough, atmospheric ...
Plot: prison, friendship, survival, human nature, crime, confined, fish out of water, prison warden, drugs, prison escape, friendship between men, gang leader ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, puerto rico, paris france, california ...
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Airplane! (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Alcoholic pilot, Ted Striker has developed a fear of flying due to wartime trauma, but nevertheless boards a passenger jet in an attempt to woo back his stewardess girlfriend. Food poisoning decimates the passengers and crew, leaving it up to ...
Style: humorous, witty, exciting, not serious, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, airplane, stewardess, pilot, passenger, fear of flying, landing, nothing goes right, guilt, cliche, taxi driver, saxophone ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, chicago illinois
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Airport 1975 (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: "Something hit us...the crew is us, please, please help us!" With these terrifying words, 22 of Hollywood's greatest stars find themselves aboard a pilotless jumbo jet headed on a collision course with destruction in the ...
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airport, airplane, stewardess, survival, aviation, rescue, pilot, helicopter, guitar, teenage girl, airplane accident, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, washington d.c., salt lake city utah, tokyo
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Crazy (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Crazy is the story of a legendary guitar player who emerged from Nashville in the 1950s. Blessed with incomparable, natural talent, Hank Garland quickly established his reputation as the finest sessions player in Nashville.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious
Plot: jazz, infidelity, guitar, assassination, doctor, rise and fall, lifestyle, showbiz, obsession, ambition, musician's life, couples ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 40s, 20th century, 50s ...
Place: tennessee, usa, chicago illinois
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Lemonade Mouth (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story follows five disparate high school students - Olivia, Mo, Charlie, Stella, and Wen who meet in detention. They realize they are destined to rock, and ultimately form a band that becomes a champion for students sidelined by the high school ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: youth, teenage life, friends, high school, music band, family, friendship, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, performance, rock, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Zeit der Fische (2007)
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Der 19 jährige Robert will raus aus der Enge seines Alltags in Halle-Neustadt. Er verliebt sich in die gleichaltrige Jana, die zusammen mit ihrem Bruder in einem verlassenen Kindergarten wohnt. Mit ihr zusammen könnte er weggehen - hätte Jana ...
Plot: youth gang, concert, job interview, guitar, violence, police, escape, music, rebellious youth, becoming an adult, highway, sibling relationship ...
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The Fastest Guitar Alive (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Confederate super-spy Roy Orbison and his partner in crime Sammy Jackson travel to San Francisco near the end of the Civil War, masquerading, respectively, as a singer/guitar instructor and a magic-elixir vendor. Once there, Orbison dons a fake wig, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hotshot hero, adventure, undercover, rivalry, old west, american civil war, partners, dishonesty, heroes, righting the wronged, espionage, heist ...
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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Guitar Men: The Darkest Secret of Rock 'n Roll (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 71 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: microfilm
Plot: hitman, motorcycle, communism, vatican, rock, guitar, samurai, killer, church, female corpse, concert, communist ...
Place: berlin germany
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The Dirt (2019)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of Mötley Crüe and their rise from the Sunset Strip club scene of the early 1980s to superstardom.
Plot: drug, loss of daughter, businessman, junkie, bass, band, guitar, death of friend, bassist, drummer, guitarist, music band ...
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