Recording studio movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant recording studio movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, captivating, serious, humorous, feel good and clever films and TV shows about / with recording studio, music, musician, artists and showbiz, musician's life, singer, rock and roll, storytelling, ambition and lifestyle plots mostly in Drama, Music and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as recording studio: Once (2007), It's All Gone Pete Tong (2004), That Thing You Do! (1996), Be Cool (2005), Florence Foster Jenkins (2016), Ganes (2007), Telstar: The Joe Meek Story (2008), Turn It Up (2000), Hilde (2009), Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020).

List of recording studio movies

 7.8
 116K
Once (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A vacuum repairman moonlights as a street musician and hopes for his big break. One day a Czech immigrant, who earns a living selling flowers, approaches him with the news that she is also an aspiring singer-songwriter. The pair decide to ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, captivating, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, street musician, pianist, music, recording studio, friendship, singer, romance, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, hopes, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, london, europe, czech republic
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It's All Gone Pete Tong (2004)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Its All Gone Pete Tong is a comedy following the tragic life of legendary Frankie Wilde. The story takes us through Frankie's life from one of the best DJ's alive, through subsequent battle with a hearing disorder, culminating in his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, stylized ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: recording studio, cocaine, mute or deaf, dj, comeback, party, music, musician's life, disability, rise to the top, lifestyle, rise and fall ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ibiza
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That Thing You Do! (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.
Style: humorous, sentimental, sincere, light, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: drummer, showbiz, recording studio, music, music band, friendship, rising to stardom, ambition, fame, celebrity culture, rise and fall, musician's life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, illinois, los angeles, wisconsin, pittsburgh ...
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 5.6
 69K
Be Cool (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Disenchanted with the movie industry, Chili Palmer tries the music industry, meeting and romancing a widow of a music exec on the way.
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: widow, music business, cons and scams, musician's life, crimes, gangsters, russian mafia, recording studio, nightclub, pawnshop, organized crime, music ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
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Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress, who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.
Style: emotional, inspirational, melancholic, touching, witty ...
Plot: opera singer, bad singing, marriage, recording studio, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, world war two, transformation, venereal disease, awkward situation, rich woman, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 1920s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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 6.2
 2K
Ganes (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Finland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Remu grew up in modest conditions. He dropped out from schoold during his teen age years and is making career as a small time criminal. His family's destiny is about to come true, and it's going to be the usual: jail, alcoholism and ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, factual, inspirational
Plot: rock band, rock music, friendship, youth, rock star, drugs, father son relationship, recording studio, jail, police officer, rising to stardom, desire for fame ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 50s
Place: finland
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Mid Morning Matters with Alan Partridge (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Famous DJ Alan Partridge gives us an insight into what happens behind the microphone at North Norfolk digital radio.
Style: not serious, humorous, clever, talky, realistic ...
Plot: goofy hero, workplace, disorder, artists and showbiz, media, workplace situations, recording studio, newscaster, radio show, radio station
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Telstar: The Joe Meek Story (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Set against a backdrop of early 60's London, Telstar is the story of the world's first independent record producer, Joe Meek. A maverick genius who enjoyed phenomenal success with Telstar - the biggest selling record of it's time - ...
Style: serious, touching, captivating, realistic
Plot: prodigy, musician's life, rise and fall, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, recording studio, creator, music, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians, ambition, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, london
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 4.1
 1K
Turn It Up (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Trying to bootstrap his way out of Brooklyn's mean streets is Diamond, a rap musician. With his long-time pal Gage acting as his manager, he's trying to lay down a demo tape with cut-rate studio time. To pay the bills, he and Gage run ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: gang, musician's life, lifestyle, friendship, rapper, juvenile delinquency, artists and showbiz, going straight, drug dealing, social decay, down on your luck, addiction ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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 6.7
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Hilde (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A biography of Hildegard Knef, one of Germany's biggest post-war stars.
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, older man younger woman relationship, artists and showbiz, musician's life, performer's life, nazi germany, showbiz, rise and fall, desire for fame, human nature, celebrity culture, love affair ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 60s, 50s
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
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Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Tensions rise when the trailblazing Mother of the Blues and her band gather at a Chicago recording studio in 1927. Adapted from August Wilson's play.
Style: suspense, serious, uplifting, rough
Plot: blues, black american, promise, pianist, fired from the job, african american, songwriter, bigger dreams, street life, female protagonist, musician, racism ...
Time: 1920s
Place: chicago illinois, atlanta georgia, birmingham alabama, detroit, alabama ...
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 7.7
 65K
Control (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA, Australia, Japan, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Control is the biography of Joy Division lead singer Ian Curtis, taking his story from schoolboy days of 1973 to his suicide on the eve of the band's first American tour in 1980.
Style: atmospheric, depressing, melancholic, touching, lyrical ...
Plot: musician's life, singer, depression, musician, epilepsy, punk, music, music band, performance, suicide, tragic event, fame ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1980, 80s
Place: europe, england, northern england, manchester, london
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 5.9
 7K
Her Smell (2018)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A self-destructive punk rocker struggles with sobriety while trying to recapture the creative inspiration that led her band to success.
Style: rough, psychological, captivating, art house
Plot: mother daughter relationship, rock music, addiction, rock band, mental illness, friendship, husband wife relationship, female protagonist, drug use, lie, promise, photographer ...
Place: europe, new york state
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 7.7
 146K
Ray (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Born on a sharecropping plantation in Northern Florida, Ray Charles went blind at seven. Inspired by a fiercely independent mom who insisted he make his own way, He found his calling and his gift behind a piano keyboard. Touring across the Southern ...
Style: captivating, sincere, sentimental, emotional, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, jazz, musician, pianist, african american, addiction, heroin, blues, civil rights, artists and showbiz, guilt, music ...
Time: 1930s, 60s, 50s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, georgia, paris france, florida, tokyo ...
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The Harder They Come (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music
Country: Jamaica
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ivanhoe Martin arrives in Kingston, Jamaica, looking for work and, after some initial struggles, lands a recording contract as a reggae singer. He records his first song, "The Harder They Come," but after a bitter dispute with a ...
Style: exciting, rough, road movie, tense, serious ...
Plot: reggae, marijuana, folk hero, poverty, music, crimes, culture clash, fish out of water, disorder, down on your luck, drug dealing, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: jamaica, west indies, new jersey
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 7.5
 945
Sun Records (2017)
Genre: Biography, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Set in Memphis during the tumultuous early days of the civil rights movement, Sun Records tells the untold story of nothing less than the birth of rock ā€˜nā€™ roll. Guided by Sam Phillips, young musicians like Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Carl ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: recording studio, record company, music industry, music business, record producer, music history, music, rising to stardom, music band, celebrity, rags to riches, musician ...
Time: 50s
Place: memphis
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 7.6
 3K
Skylines (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: A hip-hop producer gets tangled in organized crime when the gangster brother of his record label's owner returns from exile to claim his share.
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: music industry, hip hop, organized crime, producer, musician's life, music business, musician, record company, showbiz, recording studio, talent, music
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The Space Between (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Micky Adams, an eccentric has-been rock musician, loses his grip on reality as his record label looks to drop him and his new "unique" albums. In hopes of breaking out of the mailroom, young Charlie Porter is tasked with traveling to the ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, sincere, humorous
Plot: unlikely friendships, musician, friendship, rock musician, co worker co worker relationship, record company, recording studio, escapades, relationship problems, rock music, musician's life, llama ...
Time: year 1996
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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: captivating, romantic, disturbing, entertaining
Plot: musician, accident, record company, music, love and romance, recording studio, save the day, coping, music band, singer, car accident, rock band ...
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The Babysitter: Killer Queen (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two years after defeating a satanic cult led by his babysitter Bee, Cole's trying to forget his past and focus on surviving high school. But when old enemies unexpectedly return, Cole will once again have to outsmart the forces of evil.
Style: captivating, tense, humorous, twists and turns, psychotronic
Plot: satanic cult, survival horror, nanny, conspiracy, husband wife relationship, murder, criminal, violence, love hate relationship, loss of virginity, student, paranoia ...
Time: 2020s
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Toast of London (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Toast of London is a British comedy series following Steven Toast, an eccentric middle-aged actor with a chequered past who spends more time dealing with his problems off stage than performing on it.
Style: surreal, sitcom, light, humorous, alternative comedy
Plot: rivalry, unrequited love, ambition, talent agent, celebrity, agent, actor, prostitute, bachelor, weirdo, recording studio, cuckold ...
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Tennessee Waltz (1989)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: Switzerland, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When entertainment lawyer Wolfgang Leighton decides to take a break from business for some fishing in Tennessee's backwoods, he ends up embroiled in a bank robbery and murder. Pursued by the killers, he's running from the police and a ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: fishing, murder, false accusation, law enforcement, intrigue, legal action, life is a bitch, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, crimes, heroes, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, usa
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 5.7
 95
Scarred (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A 16 year old girl turns to prostitution to support her baby and encounters a treacherous underworld of pimps, hookers and johns while doing her best to maintain her hopes and dignity.
Plot: disco, hairdresser, record producer, oral sex, teenage runaway, sisterhood, vice squad, pimp, gambling, pedophile, suicide, violence ...
Place: seattle, los angeles, malibu california
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Cook & Banks (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Cocky natural Jack Cook and nervous savant Oliver Banks write and record a demo that sends them down the road to becoming the most successful duo of the 1980s. With help and hindrance from their producer, their manager, Cook's girlfriend, ...
Plot: fictional band, showbiz, recording studio, musician, music industry, reporter, rock and roll, duo, music video, tape recording, concert, song ...
Time: 80s
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Matti: Hell Is for Heroes (2006)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Finland
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Four Olympic gold medals, seven World Championship titles, four World Cup tour championships and forty six World Cup circuit victories.Once his career as a professional athlete ended, however, the other side of his personality emerged into public ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, intense, satirical ...
Plot: lifestyle, rise and fall, ambition, skiing, self control, contests and competitions, life is a bitch, athlete's life, domestic violence, husband wife relationship, olympics, olympic gold medalist ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary ...
Place: finland, europe, bavaria, helsinki finland
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 7.5
 3K
Fish Story (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A rock band writes a song called "Fish Story" based on a sentence from a badly translated novel by a quack translator. The song exceeds the boundaries of space and time and ties people and their stories together. Thirty-seven years go by, ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, exciting, touching ...
Plot: punk band, music band, coincidence, chaos, hopes, save the world, asteroids and comets, japanese schoolgirl, humanity in peril, extinction, friends, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 80s, future, contemporary, year 1999 ...
Place: japan, asia
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 5.8
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Sons of Provo (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Will, Kirby, and Danny are the hottest new sensation in Mormon pop music! Will is an aerobics instructor, Danny is a student of eastern philosophy, and Kirby is a scrapbooking specialist. Together, they make up the band "Everclean" and ...
Plot: latter day saints, mormon, fictional band, boy band, recording studio, garage band
Place: utah
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Three the Hard Way (1974)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The story involves a white supremist plot to taint the United States water supply with a toxin that is harmless to whites but lethal to blacks. The only obstacles that stand in the way of this dastardly plan are Jim Brown, Fred Williamson and Jim ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, racism, genocide, injustice, vigilantism, interracial relations, rivalry, society, law enforcement, assassination, heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: washington d.c., new york, chicago illinois, los angeles, detroit
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Child Star: The Shirley Temple Story (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 95 min.
TV show
Story: As America struggled through the Great Depression in the 1930s, a little girl with big dimples and indescribable charm danced her way into the hearts of moviegoers around the world.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: showbiz, hollywood, desire for fame, actor's life, rise to the top, ambition, lifestyle, rising to stardom, single parent, youth, family, custody ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: usa, california
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 5.7
 4K
Stoned (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A chronicle of the sordid life and suspicious death of Rolling Stones co-founder Brian Jones, who was found in the bottom of his swimming pool weeks after being let go from the band.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, flamboyance
Plot: rock, musician's life, drug abuse, life is a bitch, showbiz, rock star, rise and fall, artists and showbiz, music band, addiction, love, friendship ...
Time: 60s, contemporary
Place: paris france, munich germany, london, morocco
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