Based on song movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant based on song movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, semi serious, entertaining, realistic, feel good and light films and TV shows about / with family relations, friendship, runaway, music, nudity (full frontal - brief), musician, love and romance, catastrophe, storytelling and dialogue plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Musical genres shot in USA, Philippines, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as based on song: Barbie and the Diamond Castle (2008), A Christmas Story Live! (2017), Trolls Holiday (2017), Alice's Restaurant (1969), 44 Cats (2018), I Do Bidoo Bidoo (2012), Brazilian Western (2013), Love Potion No. 9 (1992), Little Love Song (2019), Rocketman (2019).

List of based on song movies

Barbie and the Diamond Castle (2008)
Genre: Animation, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Liana and Alexa (Barbie and Teresa) are best friends who share everything, including their love of singing. One day while walking through the forest home from the village, the girls meet an old beggar who gives them a magical mirror. As they clean ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: barbie, princess, friendship, escapades, friends, magical power, castle, magical, girlfriend, adventure, good versus evil, magic ...
Place: europe
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A Christmas Story Live! (2017)
Genre: Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A live broadcast of the Broadway hit "A Christmas Story: The Musical" in which Ralphie wishes for nothing more than a Red Rider BB Gun for Christmas.
Style: visually appealing, feel good, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: christmas, music, family secret, brother brother relationship, hidden truth, road trip, obsessive quest, secret, riddles and clues, family relations, youth, holiday ...
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Trolls Holiday (2017)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 26 min.
Story: When the eternally optimistic Poppy, queen of the Trolls, learns that the Bergens no longer have any holidays on their calendar, she enlists the help of Branch and the rest of the gang on a delightfully quirky mission to fix something that the ...
Style: entertaining, colourful, feel good, funny
Audience: kids
Plot: christmas, adventure, magic, happy ending, best friends, social relations, creativity, family relations, dancing, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, friendship ...
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Alice's Restaurant (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Alice's Restaurant is a 1969 movie adapted from a song by Arlo Guthrie. The song is Arlo Guthrie's most famous work, a talking blues based on a true story that began on Thanksgiving Day 1965. The movie reproduces the events of the song, in ...
Style: humorous, sexy, stylized, melancholic, poignant ...
Plot: hippie, thanksgiving, drug addiction, garbage dump, drug abuse, hospital, counterculture, addiction, bittersweet, church, small town, restaurant ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, california, asia, vietnam, usa ...
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44 Cats (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music, Musical
Country: Italy
Duration: 13 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of four kittens who make up the musical group called The Buffycats, with stories focusing on themes of friendship, altruism, tolerance and diversity.
Style: entertaining, feel good, funny, captivating, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: cat, anthropomorphism, talking animals, anthropomorphic cat, anthropomorphic animal, animal protagonist, friendship, animals, adventure, animal life, musician, group of friends ...
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I Do Bidoo Bidoo (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Rock Polotan (Concepcion) and Tracy Fuentebella (Dos Santos) are teenage sweethearts and both nursing students in a university in Manila are in love and full of dreams. A youthful indiscretion leads them to early parenthood, a situation they face ...
Style: humorous, psychological, unusual plot structure, sincere, light ...
Plot: best friend, army general, father son relationship, elopement, group of friends, forced marriage, closeted homosexual, gay friend, teenage love, family relations, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: manila philippines
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Brazilian Western (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Brazil
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An adaptation of the eponymous song by Renato Russo, a famous Brazilian singer and composer who in the style of Bob Dylan knew how to delight crowds by telling stories and singing with his lyrics. Focusing on the love story of outlaw João do Santo ...
Style: tense, realistic, rough, serious, emotional ...
Plot: brazilian, forbidden love, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, drug dealing, on the run, criminal's revenge, life is a bitch, crimes, romance, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: brazil
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Love Potion No. 9 (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Unlucky in love, chemist Paul Matthews visits gypsy Madame Rosa for help. Quickly realizing he is a hopeless nerd, she gifts him with Love Potion No. 8, which makes anyone who wears it irresistible to the opposite sex for four hours. Paul and animal ...
Style: light, romantic, feel good, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love potion, wish come true, love, romance, love and romance, love story, experiment gone awry, scientist, misfit, fall in love, looking for love, magic ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
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Little Love Song (2019)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A popular high school band is scouted by a Tokyo-based record company. The band is involved in a car accident, however, shattering many hopes. The band receives a demo tape from a girl who lives on the navy base. They are reinvigorated.
Style: romantic, captivating, disturbing, entertaining
Plot: accident, musician, love and romance, music, recording studio, record company, save the day, music band, singer, coping, rock band, car accident ...
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Rocketman (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Musical
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story of Elton John's life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.
Style: inspirational, uplifting, touching, compassionate, stylized ...
Plot: musician, lgbt, rock music, rising to stardom, gay lead character, gay slur, homosexual, rock star, pop music, gay relationship, pianist, gay ...
Time: 60s, 70s, future, 80s, 50s ...
Place: california, madison square garden manhattan new york city, australia, england, london ...
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The Seven Vampires (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Brazil
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Botanist is incapable of handling a carnivore plant that turns its victims into vampires. Clumsy detective and his secretary are hired to solve the mysterious deaths happening in a nightclub show.
Style: sexy, humorous, scary, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: vampire, female vampire, uncover truth, violence spree, crimes, strong sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, mad scientist, police investigation, investigation, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil
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Sir Henry at Rawlinson End (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Sir Henry at Rawlinson End is a 1980 British film based on the eponymous character created by Vivian Stanshall. It starred Trevor Howard as Sir Henry and Stanshall himself as Henry's brother Hubert. Unusually, the film was released in sepia ...
Plot: weirdo, cult, mansion, english countryside, old mansion, ghost, pow, aristocrat, pub, recluse, dysfunctional family, exorcism ...
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Big Bad John (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jimmy Dean's popular 1950 song is translated into a feature length movie about a young couple who elopes to escape the girl's evil stepfather.
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: runaway, sheriff, coal mine
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Ploning (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the picturesque island of Cuyo, Palawan, an illegal Taiwanese fishing vessel docks carrying the fisherman named Muo Sei, a man looking for something or someone with the name Ploning. He has from sunrise to sundown to look for this ...
Plot: paralysis, nurse, brother brother relationship, flashback, love, dancing, spinster, missing person, taiwanese, family relations, emptiness, bachelorette ...
Place: the philippines
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Just Like Before (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A movie about the Filipino rock Band The Dawn.
Style: captivating, semi autobiographical, entertaining
Plot: rock band, rocker, fame, musician, rock music, rock star, singer, music band, musician's life, music, obscurity, fan ...
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Can This Be Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 106 min.
Story: University students Ryan and Daisy probably couldn’t be any more dissimilar, with Ryan splitting his time between his nursing studies and a part-time job and Daisy, a Korean exchange student, doing her best to blend in with an unfamiliar culture. ...
Plot: cell phone, exchange student, typist, friendship, text messaging
Place: the philippines
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I Will Survive (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: Philippines
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four disparate friends one a homosexual strive to be wonderful spouses and parents, yet despite good intentions, they all struggle with personal dramas. While Cynthia and her husband are no longer intimate, Mylene has learned her spouse is sleeping ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, cybersex, police officer, family relations, overseas worker, gay adoption, extramarital affair, gay parent, mistress, sexually transmitted disease, adultery, adoption ...
Place: the philippines
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The Reunion (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Four young men who were friends in high school reunite several years later to discover that they all have failed professionally and their love lives haven't really gone anywhere. They go on a quest to find and reconnect with their school ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, light, contemplative
Plot: friends, friendship, friend, chase, dancing, best friend, cripple, high school, handicapped, wedding, car chase, flashback ...
Place: the philippines
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Strangeland (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A pierced and tattooed sadist, Captain Howdy, trolls the Internet for naive teens, luring them to his home to torture and defile them. When Howdy kidnaps and tortures the daughter of police Detective Mike Gage, he is caught. Deemed insane, he is ...
Style: psychological, rough, slasher, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, goth, kidnapping, vengeance, torture, psychopath, police detective, mental institution, maniac, crimes, woman in danger, computers and web ...
Time: 90s, 80s
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Frosty the Snowman (1969)
Genre: Animation, Short, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: A discarded silk top-hat becomes the focus of a struggle between a washed-up stage magician and a group of schoolchildren, after it magically brings a snowman to life. Realizing that newly-living Frosty will melt in spring unless he takes refuge in ...
Style: humorous, tear jerker, allegory, affectionate, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, magic, friendship, good versus evil, adventure, family, snowman, school, animals, happy ending, runaway ...
Time: 60s, 80s
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Blue Valley Songbird (1999)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Country singer Leana Taylor (Dolly Parton) struggles to escape from her controlling manager/boyfriend Hank (John Terry) as well as her troubled past. After turning to her guitarist (Billy Dean), Leanna finally faces her past, including her estranged ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Plot: country, country music, couples, relationship vs career, on the road, showbiz, small town life, addiction, small town, hopes, performer's life, follow your dream ...
Time: 90s
Place: tennessee, usa, nashville tennessee
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Ode to Billy Joe (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Billy Joe confesses his love to the lovely Bobbi Lee only to cover his growing fear that he may, in fact, be homosexual. One night, at a barn dance, he gets a little drunk and rather than going with the hired whores, gives into his desires and ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, sentimental
Plot: coming of age, gay, doll, cult, teen suicide, small town, young love, homosexual subtext, sexual frustration, sexual identity, youth, unfulfillment ...
Time: 50s
Place: mississippi, usa
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The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw (1991)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Hawkes, Jones and Cassidy are on their way to the biggest poker game in history. But a few folks want to see them fold before they even get there.
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: gambling, farce, tough heroes, contests and competitions, unlikely partners, heroes, rivalry, partners, ambition, crimes, race against time, adventure ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa, texas, san francisco, california
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Rudolph's Shiny New Year (1976)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Rudolph must find Happy, the baby new year, before the midnight of New Year's Eve.
Style: christmas special, semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Audience: kids, toddlers, family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, time travel, new year's eve, new year, time, winter, escapades, adventure, save the day, family, babies and infants ...
Time: 70s, 11th century, 18th century, prehistory, 1770s ...
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Harper Valley P.T.A. (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Stella Johnson is a single mother living in the town of Harper Valley. Most of the townsfolk, particularly those on the school PTA, think she is a little too liberal so they're making things tough for her and her daughter. So she runs for the ...
Style: sexy, suspense, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: revenge, hillbilly, feminist, milf, high school, small town, prank, fighting the system, school, price of justice, social decay, unemployment ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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The Indian Runner (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: An intensely sad film about two brothers who cannot overcome their opposite perceptions of life. One brother sees and feels bad in everyone and everything, subsequently he is violent, antisocial and unable to appreciate or enjoy the good things ...
Style: psychological, realistic, emotional, rough, serious ...
Plot: small town, brother brother relationship, pregnancy, vietnam war, human nature, welder, family problems, brothers, murder, crimes, suicide, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s
Place: usa, nebraska, ohio, vietnam, asia
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Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A glimpse at the life of French singer Serge Gainsbourg, from growing up in 1940s Nazi-occupied Paris through his successful song-writing years in the 1960s to his death in 1991 at the age of 62.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, lyrical, visually appealing, captivating ...
Plot: musician, music, jazz, success, songwriter, musician's life, ambition, lifestyle, desire for fame, introspection, painting, jewish ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 1930s, 70s, 50s ...
Place: paris france, france, tokyo, europe
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Convoy (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Truckers form a mile long "convoy" in support of a trucker's vendetta with an abusive sheriff...Based on the country song of same title by C.W. McCall.
Style: road movie, humorous, feel good, absurd, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: truck, car chase, car, police, chase, convoy, rebellion, road trip, fight, vengeance, on the road, police corruption ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: austin texas, texas, las vegas, new mexico, arizona ...
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Born in East L.A. (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Rudy, an American of Hispanic descent, whose south-of-the-border looks show him no mercy during an immigration raid in a migrant worker factory. As his luck goes, he is caught with neither money nor his ID and is deported to Mexico - without ...
Style: humorous, feel good, parody, entertaining, funny ...
Plot: immigrants, culture clash, mistaken identity, deportation, adaptation, farce, adventure, twists and turns, fish out of water, misfit, dishonesty, comedy of errors ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, california, los angeles, tijuana mexico
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Christmas with a Capital C (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: An attorney returns to his small home town in Alaska and quickly rocks the boat by getting an injunction against the nativity display tradition and attacking Christmas.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, christian film
Plot: christmas, winter, small town, lawyer, holiday, family relations, battles, workplace, love and romance, boss and employee, small town life, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska
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