Progressive rock movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant progressive rock movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, weird, serious, harsh, melancholic and psychological films and TV shows about / with progressive rock, brutality, nudity (full frontal - brief), death, violence, mentor, cigarette smoking, murder, runaway and female nudity plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, Italy, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as progressive rock: Children of Men (2006), Mandy (2018), Brave (1994), Rainbow Around the Sun (2008), Comrade Pedersen (2006), Caliber 9 (1972), The Valley (1972), Together (2000), Sorcerer (1977), Return of the Secaucus Seven (1980).

List of progressive rock movies

Children of Men (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In 2027, in a chaotic world in which humans can no longer procreate, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea, where her child's birth may help scientists save the future of humankind.
Style: atmospheric, neo noir, depressing, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: apocalypse, distopia, end of the world, future dystopia, chaos, heroic mission, pandemic, redemption, fertility, childlessness, on the run, betrayal ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: england, london, europe, washington state, poland ...
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Mandy (2018)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, Belgium, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Pacific Northwest. 1983 AD. Outsiders Red Miller and Mandy Bloom lead a loving and peaceful existence. When their pine-scented haven is savagely destroyed by a cult led by the sadistic Jeremiah Sand, Red is catapulted into a phantasmagoric journey ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, surreal, psychotronic, slasher ...
Audience: date night
Plot: revenge, surrealism, lumberjack, cult leader, chainsaw, biker gang, kidnapping, cult, mysticism, rage, brutality, nightmare ...
Time: year 1983, 80s
Place: california, xian, usa
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Brave (1994)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Cult director Richard Stanley brings Marillion's music to the screen in the 50-minute BRAVE. A teenager believed to be suicidal is discovered wandering near the Severn Bridge. Suffering from severe memory loss, she seeks information about the ...
Plot: suicide attempt, psychopath, paranoia, homeless, amnesia, homelessness, depression, suicide, progressive rock, psychiatrist, flashback, runaway
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Rainbow Around the Sun (2008)
Genre: Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Zachary Blasto, a hard-drinking, talented songwriter and performer, envisions madcap musical fantasies in order to avoid dealing with the downward spiral of his personal life.
Style: avant garde
Plot: rock, ex girlfriend, surrealism, reporter, loss of father, opera, fictional biography, unrequited love, rock star, songwriter, recording studio, musician ...
Time: 70s
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Comrade Pedersen (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A drama focused on Norwegian society in the 1970s, an era politically influenced by Marxism and Leninism.
Plot: marxism, communism, political activist, communist, working class, erotica, sex, progressive rock, blonde, high school teacher, topless woman, smoking ...
Time: 70s, 60s
Place: norway, scandinavia
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Caliber 9 (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Just out of prison, ex-con Ugo Piazza meets his former employer, a psychopathic gangster Rocco who enjoys sick violence and torture. Both the gangsters and the police believe Ugo has hidden $300,000 that should have gone to an American drug ...
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, gangsters, police officer, female nudity, mafia, italian mafia, gunfight, blackmail, brutality, organized crime, nudity (full frontal - brief), betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
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The Valley (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Viviane, a French Consul's wife, is in New Guinea to find exotic feathers for export to Paris. She encounters four European travelers who are en route to "La Vallée": The Valley, high in the Guinean mountains, is shown on maps as ...
Style: surreal, mind bending, sexy, psychedelic, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: counterculture, nature, magic realism, filmmaking, wilderness, jungle, survival, adventure, obsessive quest, young heroes, rescue, escapades ...
Time: 70s
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Together (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Elisabeth leaves her abusive and drunken husband Rolf, and goes to live with her brother, Göran. The year is 1975 and Göran lives in a commune called Together. Living in this leftist commune Elisabeth learns that the world can be viewed from ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hippie, commune, love, lesbian, friendship, utopia, idealism, gay, ideology, lifestyle, lgbt, coming of age ...
Time: 70s, year 1975, 20th century
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, europe, eastern europe, scandinavia
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Sorcerer (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four criminals from different parts of the globe, all hiding from their pasts in the same remote South American town, agree to risk their lives transporting gallons of unstable nitroglycerin across dangerous jungle.
Style: road movie, neo noir, cynical, political, dark ...
Plot: terrorist, jungle, truck, expedition, oil, existentialism, guilty pleasure, downbeat ending, working class, auto mechanic, road trip, mining ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: nicaragua, paris france, new jersey, jerusalem, south america ...
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Return of the Secaucus Seven (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Seven former college friends, along with a few new friends, gather for a weekend reunion at a summer house in New Hampshire to reminisce about the good old days, when they got arrested on the way to a protest in Washington, DC.
Style: talky, realistic, bleak, witty, depressing ...
Plot: friendship, college, male nudity, vietnam war, skinny dipping, protest, existentialism, family, depression, dark humor, culture clash, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s
Place: new hampshire, washington d.c., california, usa, boston
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Deep Red (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A musician witnesses the murder of a famous psychic, and then teams up with a fiesty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen killer bent on keeping a dark secret buried.
Style: psychological, slasher, gothic, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder mystery, supernatural, mystery, psychopath, mental illness, haunted by the past, manic, crimes, intrigue, mysterious character, mind game ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, italy, rome italy, lebanon, australia ...
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Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A troubled rock star descends into madness in the midst of his physical and social isolation from everyone.
Style: psychedelic, disturbing, experimental, surreal, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rock, drugs, rock and roll, music, hallucination, drug addiction, surrealism, loss of father, hippie, corporal punishment, rock music, nightmare ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, 70s, 60s
Place: england, europe, los angeles, london
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Opera (1987)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young opperata is stalked by a deranged fan bent on killing the people associated with her to claim her for himself.
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, macabre, bloody ...
Plot: serial killer, female nudity, psycho killer, obsession, masked villain, nude girl, voyeur, evil man, sadistic psychopath, cruelty, twists and turns, murder mystery ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: europe, italy
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Sleepless (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An elderly and retired police detective and a young amateur sleuth team up to find a serial killer whom has resumed a killing spree in Turin, Italy after a 17-year hiatus.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, slasher, scary, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, murder, sadism, police investigation, mystery, insomnia, midget, drowning, police, maniac, heart attack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, turin italy
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Nighthawks (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An international terrorist has New York in a grip of panic and it's up to Det. Sgt. Deke DaSilva to take him down.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, harsh, intense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, crimes, master criminal, fighting crime, working undercover, chase, police, murder, undercover cop, police officer, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, london, california, los angeles, usa ...
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More (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Crime
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A German student, Stefan, who has finished his studies, then decides to have an adventure. After hitch-hiking to Paris, he commits crimes to get money. He then meets a free-spirited American girl, Estelle, who he follows to Ibiza, and then begins a ...
Style: art house, mind bending, surreal, psychedelic, serious ...
Plot: addiction, blonde, drug addiction, erotica, drugs, hippie, counterculture, gambling, friendship, island, threesome, lesbian ...
Time: 60s
Place: ibiza, europe, germany, france, spain ...
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The Killing Fields (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The Killing Fields tells the real-life story of a friendship between two journalists, an American and a Cambodian, during the bloody Khmer Rouge takeover of Cambodia in 1975, which led to the death of 2-3 million Cambodians during the next four ...
Style: disturbing, rough, political, emotional, tense ...
Plot: journalism, genocide, vietnam war, photographer, war, brutality, friendship, anti war, escape attempt, khmer rouge, communism, politics ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1984
Place: cambodia, vietnam, iraq, asia, new york
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Inferno (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young man returns from Rome to his sister's satanic New York apartment house.
Style: dark, psychological, scary, slasher, suspenseful ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, riddles and clues, amateur detective, mystery, supernatural ability, woman in danger, dead animal, killing an animal, siblings relations, violent, death ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: rome italy, italy, new york
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Dick (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Comedy about two high school girls who wander off during a class trip to the White House and meet President Richard Nixon. They become the official dog walkers for Nixon's dog Checkers, and become his secret advisors during the Watergate ...
Style: humorous, political, light, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, teenage girl, high school, politics, marijuana, farce, cheerleading, secrets, stupidity, workplace, coming of age, goofy hero ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa
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Buffalo '66 (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Billy is released after five years in prison. In the next moment, he kidnaps teenage student Layla and visits his parents with her, pretending she is his girlfriend and they will soon marry.
Style: psychological, art house, tense, touching, humorous ...
Plot: prison, kidnapping, stockholm syndrome, alienation, bowling, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, fall in love, gambling, blackmail, bet, debt ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york state, usa, new york
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Suspiria (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: From the moment she arrives in Freiberg, Germany, to attend the prestigious Tans Academy, American ballet-dancer Suzy Bannion senses that something horribly evil lurks within the walls of the age-old institution.
Style: surreal, scary, gothic, satanic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coven, murder, supernatural, ballet school, boarding school, witch, lesbian subtext, conspiracy, dancer's life, brutality, witchcraft, violent ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977
Place: germany, europe
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Breaking the Waves (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, France, Netherlands, Norway, Iceland, Spain, UK
Duration: 159 min.
Story: In a small and conservative Scottish village, a woman's paralytic husband convinces her to have extramarital intercourse so she can tell him about it and give him a reason for living.
Style: disturbing, sad, emotional, psychological, erotic ...
Plot: sex, love, tragic love, husband wife relationship, paralysis, disability, self sacrifice, marriage, nudity (full frontal - brief), accident, sexuality, love story ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
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Almost Famous (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In 1973, 15-year-old William Miller's unabashed love of music and aspiration to become a rock journalist lands him an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine to interview and tour with the up-and-coming band Stillwater – fronted by lead guitar ...
Style: feel good, realistic, sentimental, road movie, semi autobiographical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, journalism, on the road, rock and roll, drugs, music, rock, musician, musician's life, rock music, fame, rock band ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, cleveland ohio, phoenix arizona, san francisco ...
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