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 captivating, realistic, humorous, feel good, semi serious and light films and TV shows about / with rock band, musician, music, music band, rock music, band, rock and roll, musician's life, rock and artists and showbiz plots mostly in Music, Drama and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as rock band: Bohemian Rhapsody (2018), School of Rock (2003), American Satan (2017), CBGB (2013), Bald Dog (1981), Airheads (1994), Groupie (2010), Almost Famous (2000), Still Crazy (1998), Nana (2006).

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, rough, sexy, tragic ending ...
Plot: musician, singer, rock band, gay, lgbt, fame, music band, musician's life, aids, homosexual, music, friendship between men ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1976, 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, sexy, funny ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, kids
Plot: teacher, teachers and students, music band, rock music, rock band, music, school, musician, guitarist, idealism, music competition, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, california
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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, tense ...
Plot: deal with the devil, rock band, satan, music band, devil, fame, price of fame, manipulation, stranger, obsession, drugs, rock and roll ...
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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, serious, captivating, sincere
Plot: rock band, punk, music band, punk rock, music, rock music, musician's life, nightlife, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, ambition, clubbing ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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Bald Dog (1981)
Genre: Comedy, 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, songwriter, blues, rock and roll, rock music, concert, band, hungarian
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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, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heavy metal culture, heavy metal, rock band, hostage, music, artists and showbiz, music band, farce, crimes, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, stupidity ...
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, suspenseful, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: rock band, psychopath, groupie, music band, curses spells and rituals, crimes, murder, sex, police, brutality, vengeance, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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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, captivating, road movie ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, on the road, musician's life, rock band, fame, rock, music, journalism, musician, family relations, singer, music band ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, new york, boston, phoenix arizona ...
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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, witty, touching ...
Plot: rock band, comeback, rivalry, midlife crisis, bus, music, underdog, death, ego clash, music band, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new jersey, tokyo
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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: emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: looking for love, friendship, musician, rock band, flatmate, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, broken heart, punk rock, group of friends, job seeking, relationships, coming of age ...
Time: 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan
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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: 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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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, ambition, friends, love and romance, hopes, rock, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new jersey, usa, california, texas, canada
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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, futuristic, stylized, adult animation ...
Plot: rock, good versus evil, rock band, cocaine, demon, musician, self sacrifice, rescue, musician's life, kidnapping, curses spells and rituals, obsession ...
Time: future
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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, captivating, tense ...
Plot: rock band, teenage protagonist, songwriter, riot, accident, family relations, parents and children, mother son relationship, youth, friends, society, cross dressing ...
Time: 70s
Place: london
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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.
Style: sexy, humorous, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Plot: music band, rock, heavy metal, guitarist, singer, rock music, drummer, bassist, celebrity, rock band, disease, drugs ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: los angeles
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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, parody, humorous, light, captivating ...
Plot: heavy metal, rock, viking, heavy metal culture, grave robbing, border, rock band, rock music, finnish, friendship, road trip, small town ...
Time: 2010s
Place: finland, norway, scandinavia, eastern europe
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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: disturbing, surreal, psychological, biting, realistic ...
Plot: incest, mother son incest, sex with mother, life is a bitch, self discovery, mistaken identity, family problems, society, cult, captivity, parents and children, torture ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, adelaide south australia
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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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: music band, rock band, musician's life, starting over, career change, heavy metal, performer's life, unlikely partners, artists and showbiz, youth, grownups, dream come true ...
Time: 80s, 2010s, 2000s
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On-Gaku: Our Sound (2019)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Musical
Country: Japan
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: exciting, feel good, light, entertaining, inspirational
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, rock band, hobby, school, music, youth, talented, education, creativity, punk rock, rehearsal, guitarist ...
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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: cynical, parody, humorous, scary, suspense ...
Plot: vampire, friends, lifestyle, musician's life, supernatural, desire for fame, dark humor, rock band, track down, blind ambition, concert tour, female vampire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, usa
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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, captivating, serious, sincere ...
Plot: family problems, down on your luck, rock band, parent child relationship, coping, life turned upside down, dealing with death, life is a bitch, death in the family, music band, alcohol abuse, loss of son ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Dedicated to my ex (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Colombia, Ecuador
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The film tells the story of Ariel, a 21-year-old who decides to form a rock band to compete for a prize of ten thousand dollars in a musical band contest, this as a last option when trying to get money to save their relationship and reunite with his ...
Style: captivating, light, humorous, feel good, sincere
Audience: teens
Plot: rock band, fame, adaptation, society, music, rivalry, ambition, hopes, friendship, youth, happy ending, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
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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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Spinout (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Band singer/race driver Mike McCoy must choose between marrying a beautiful rich girl and driving her father's car in a prestigious race.
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous, psychotronic
Audience: date night
Plot: rock band, heiress, racecar driver, rich girl, musician's life, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, rising to stardom, love and romance, ambition, leadership, lifestyle ...
Time: 60s
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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: inspirational, captivating, realistic, factual
Plot: rock band, musician, singer, depression, music, musician's life, art exhibition, writers, office, punk rock, pop music, poetry ...
Time: year 1976, year 1982, 70s
Place: england, manchester
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BanG Dream! (2017)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Since she was very young, Kasumi Toyama has always been searching for the "Star Beat", a sparkling and exciting sound she heard while looking up at the night sky. Just after getting into high school, Kasumi comes across a "star-shaped ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, 3d animation
Plot: high school, girl band, rock band, school, idol, musician, music band, schoolgirl, music, teenager, ambition, teenage girl ...
Place: japan
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Too Young To Die! (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: High school student Daisuke has a crush on classmate Hiromi. On the way to a school trip, the bus with Daisuke has an accident. When Daisuke wakes up, he finds himself in Hell. He asks himself "Why only me? I'm too you young to die and ...
Style: captivating, satirical, semi serious, entertaining, humorous
Plot: crush, rock band, guitarist, demon, hell, rock music, music band, supernatural ability, satire, silly humor, absurd humor, musician ...
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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, suspenseful, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Plot: rock band, price of fame, music industry, musician, husband wife relationship, heroin addict, drug overdose, record producer, deception, rock music, murder, record company ...
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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 business, music, showbiz, ambition, blackmail, mafia, disco, rock band, racism, murder, historical character, buddies ...
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, music band, americana, family relations, career, artists and showbiz, siblings relations, dream, rock band, wedding, long lost relative, music business ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, finland, mexico, russia, latin america ...
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