Rock band movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant rock band movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, captivating, feel good, light and touching films and TV shows about / with rock band, music, music band, friends, artists and showbiz, musician, rock, rock and roll, rock music and friendship plots mostly in Music, Drama and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Finland and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as rock band: Bohemian Rhapsody (2018), School of Rock (2003), Nana (2006), American Satan (2017), Ganes (2007), Bandslam (2009), I'm in the Band (2009), Rock & Rule (1983), Rudderless (2014), Airheads (1994).

List of rock band movies

Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Singer Freddie Mercury, guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and bass guitarist John Deacon take the music world by storm when they form the rock 'n' roll band Queen in 1970. Hit songs like "Killer Queen", "Bohemian ...
Style: inspirational, touching, based on true events, rough, sexy ...
Plot: rock band, musician, singer, music band, gay, fame, aids, musician's life, friendship between men, lgbt, desire for fame, rise to the top ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1970, year 1980 ...
Place: england, britain, edinburgh scotland, atlanta georgia, munich germany ...
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School of Rock (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Fired from his band and hard up for cash, guitarist and vocalist Dewey Finn finagles his way into a job as a fifth-grade substitute teacher at a private school, where he secretly begins teaching his students the finer points of rock 'n' ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, kids
Plot: teacher, music band, rock band, teachers and students, rock music, music, musician, school, idealism, contests and competitions, fish out of water, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, california
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Nana (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Nana is a 2006 anime series based upon the manga of the same name. It centers on two girls with the same name and of the same age, crossing paths and ending up living together in Tokyo.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic, josei ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rock band, broken heart, looking for love, friendship, musician, twentysomething life, job seeking, group of friends, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, flatmate, friendship between girls, punk rock ...
Time: 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan
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American Satan (2017)
Genre: Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A young rock band, half from England and half from the US, drop out of college and move to the Sunset Strip to chase their dreams.
Style: suspense, bleak, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: deal with the devil, rock band, music band, fame, devil, price of fame, stranger, obsession, manipulation, drugs, satan, death ...
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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: atmospheric, captivating, factual, inspirational
Plot: rock band, youth, rock star, rock music, friendship, police officer, jail, concert, drugs, father son relationship, recording studio, rising to stardom ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 50s, 1950s ...
Place: finland
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Bandslam (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A high school social outcast and the popular girl bond through a shared love of music.
Style: humorous, semi serious, romantic, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenager, high school, teenage love, rock band, music, friends, ambition, love and romance, rock, hopes, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new jersey, usa, california, texas, canada
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I'm in the Band (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Tripp Campbell is the new lead guitarist for Iron Weasel, a band that once ruled the world of 80s pop metal. Can he push the washed-up rockers out of his parents' guest room and back in the limelight?
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: teen comedy, pre-teens
Plot: music band, rock band, musician's life, career change, starting over, heavy metal, youth, hip hop, grownups, dream come true, unlikely partners, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s, 2000s, 2010s
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Rock & Rule (1983)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A malevolent rock star kidnaps a female singer to force her to participate in the summoning of a demon and her band must help her stop him.
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, futuristic, cult film ...
Plot: rock, good versus evil, rock band, cocaine, demon, self sacrifice, musician, violence, musician's life, imaginary, rescue, rivalry ...
Time: future
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Rudderless (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A grieving father in a downward spiral stumbles across a box of his recently deceased son's demo tapes and lyrics. Shocked by the discovery of this unknown talent, he forms a band in the hope of finding some catharsis.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: rock band, down on your luck, family problems, parent child relationship, life turned upside down, coping, death in the family, life is a bitch, dealing with death, off the grid, music band, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Airheads (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Lone Rangers have heavy-metal dreams and a single demo tape they can't get anyone to play. The solution: Hijack an AM rock station and hold the deejays hostage until they agree to broadcast the band's tape.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, idiotic, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heavy metal culture, heavy metal, hostage, rock band, music, music band, artists and showbiz, farce, crimes, unlikely criminals, crime, hostages ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
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Groupie (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a mysterious groupie joins legendary cursed band, "The Dark Knights", a series of unexplained murders derails their comeback tour.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: rock band, psychopath, groupie, deadly, music band, curses spells and rituals, crimes, murder, sex, police, brutality, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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Bald Dog (1981)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Hungary
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Hungarian band plays American rock & roll and blues hits with great enthusiasm and passion, but success seems to avoid them. TV and radio don't play their songs, sometimes even their crowd just sits and sips beer. Something must be ...
Plot: rock band, concert, songwriter, hungarian, blues, rock music, rock and roll, band
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London Town (2016)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A 14-year old boy’s life changes forever when his estranged mother introduces him to the music of The Clash in 1979 London.
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: rock band, teenage protagonist, songwriter, riot, accident, family relations, mother son relationship, parents and children, society, friends, youth, cross dressing ...
Time: 70s
Place: london
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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: road movie, feel good, realistic, sentimental, contemplative ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, on the road, musician's life, rock, music, journalism, musician, fame, family relations, singer, music band, concert ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, boston, los angeles, new york ...
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On-Gaku: Our Sound (2019)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Musical
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Three outsider high school students who haven’t touched an instrument in their lives decide to form a band to express their teenage angst and impress girls.
Style: light, entertaining, inspirational, exciting, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: rock band, music, friends, school, hobby, youth, talented, education, creativity, guitarist, rehearsal, ambition ...
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CBGB (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: CBGB looks at New York's dynamic punk rock scene through the lens of the ground-breaking Lower East Side club started by eccentric Hilly Kristal (Alan Rickman) in 1973 which launched thousands of bands.
Style: realistic, captivating, sincere, serious
Plot: music, punk rock, punk, rock band, musician's life, nightlife, clubbing, ambition, artists and showbiz, music band, lifestyle, music history ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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Suck (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The film follows a petty rock band called the Winners, consisting of vocalist Joey Winner, bassist Jennifer, guitarist Tyler, drummer Sam, and French-Canadian roadie Hugo, along with their sleazy manager Jeff, as they tour across Canada and the USA ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, humorous, scary, not serious ...
Plot: vampire, friends, lifestyle, musician's life, supernatural, desire for fame, gory, rock band, parody, blind ambition, track down, concert tour ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, usa
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Still Crazy (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the seventies Strange Fruit were it. They lived the rock lifestyle to the max, groupies, drugs, internal tension and an ex front man dead from an overdose. Even their demise was glamorous; when lightning struck the stage during an outdoor ...
Style: clever, humorous, feel good, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: reunion, comeback, music, rivalry, rock band, midlife crisis, bus, tour, underdog, death, on the road, rock ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey, tokyo
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England Is Mine (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A portrait of Steven Patrick Morrissey and his early life in 1970s Manchester before he went on to become lead singer of seminal 1980s band The Smiths.
Style: captivating, inspirational, realistic, factual
Plot: rock band, musician, singer, depression, concert, musician's life, music, singing, flyer, newspaper, teenager, listening to music ...
Time: year 1976, year 1982, 70s
Place: england, manchester
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At Any Cost (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two brothers and their best friend start a rock band and try to make it big in Los Angeles.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, touching, psychological ...
Plot: price of fame, music industry, musician, rock band, deception, heroin addict, husband wife relationship, drug overdose, record producer, rock music, manager, shot by the police ...
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Vinyl (2016)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 1970s New York, Vinyl is a ride through the sex- and drug-addled music business at the dawn of punk, disco, and hip-hop. The show is seen through the eyes of a record label president, Richie Finestra, who is trying to save his company and his ...
Style: stylized, captivating, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: music, music business, showbiz, historical character, ambition, blackmail, mafia, disco, drugs/alcohol, rock band, racism, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: new york, usa, las vegas
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Leningrad Cowboys Go America (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The Leningrad Cowboys, a group of Finnish musicians, and their manager, travel to America seeking fame and fortune. As they cross the country, trying to get to a wedding in Mexico, they are followed by the village idiot, who wishes to join the band.
Style: road movie, humorous, funny, satirical, light ...
Plot: music band, music, americana, family relations, career, siblings relations, artists and showbiz, dream, rock band, wedding, band, long lost relative ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, finland, mexico, russia, united states ...
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The Rose (1979)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Midler is the rock-and-roll singer Mary Rose Foster (known as the Rose to her legions of fans), whose romantic relationships and mental health are continuously imperiled by the demands of life on the road.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rock band, alcohol abuse, ambition, rise and fall, blues, rose, music, addiction, drug abuse, bittersweet, drugs/alcohol, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969, 70s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
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Mothers and Daughters (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Interwoven stories of what it is to be a mom seen through the lens of photographer Rigby Gray.
Style: anthology, captivating, touching, sincere, humorous
Plot: mother daughter relationship, mother, daughter, holiday, pregnant woman, mother and daughter, estrangement, money problems, rock band, paternity revealed, pregnancy, female photographer ...
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Heavy Trip (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Finland, Norway, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Turo is stuck in a small village and the best thing in his life is being the lead vocalist for the amateur metal band Impaled Rektum. He and his bandmates have practiced for 12 years without playing a single gig. The guys get a surprise visitor from ...
Style: road movie, humorous, light, captivating, feel good
Plot: rock, heavy metal, viking, grave robbing, border, festival, finnish, friendship, rock band, rock music, road trip, small town ...
Time: 2010s
Place: finland, norway, scandinavia, eastern europe
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Dyke Hard (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bitte Andersson’s debut feature »Dyke Hard« is a wild John Waters-inspired queer comedy following a lesbian rock band’s violent adventures back in 1986. Dyke Hard is a failed rock group travelling to a battle of the bands competition in the ...
Style: not serious, surreal, humorous, suspense, offbeat ...
Plot: disorder, escapades, music band, silly humor, sexual content, strong female presence, graphic violence, gays and lesbians, lesbian, murder, rock band, dancing ...
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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Rita Rocks (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Rita Rocks is a Lifetime original sitcom that ran from October 20, 2008 to December 7, 2009. It is the network's first original comedy in over a decade. The series debuted alongside re-runs of Reba as part of a new comedy hour for Tuesday ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: follow your dream, friendship, midlife crisis, music band, hopes, artists and showbiz, rock band, female protagonist, unfulfillment, best friends, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
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Body Slam (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: M. Harry Smilac is a down-on-his-luck music manager who is having a hard time attracting talent and booking gigs for his band, Kicks (The most recent of the gigs is a Dairy Queen opening!!). When making arrangements for a campaign fund-raiser, he ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: rivalry, down on your luck, wrestling, showbiz, sport, desire for fame, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, music band, ambition, lifestyle, musician's life ...
Time: 80s
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Bad Boy Bubby (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Bad Boy Bubby is just that: a bad boy. So bad, in fact, that his mother has kept him locked in their house for his entire thirty years, convincing him that the air outside is poisonous. After a visit from his estranged father, circumstances force ...
Style: surreal, dark humor, disturbing, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: incest, mother son incest, cult, captivity, torture, groping, self discovery, mistaken identity, life is a bitch, sex with mother, estrangement, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, adelaide south australia
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Bus Palladium (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lucas, Manu, Philippe, Jacob et Mario s'aiment depuis l'enfance. Ils ont du talent et de l'espoir. Ils rêvent de musique et de gloire. Leur groupe de rock, Lust, connaît un succès grandissant, mais les aspirations de chacun rendent ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: romance, music band, music, youth, artists and showbiz, friendship, rock band, teenage love, blues, music industry, jealousy, nightclub ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france
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