Heavy metal movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant heavy metal movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, weird, realistic, parody, cult film and melancholic films and TV shows about / with heavy metal, heavy metal culture, music, musician, brutality, rock music, band, catastrophe, rock and roll and rock plots mostly in Music, Comedy and Drama genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as heavy metal: Metalhead (2013), Deathgasm (2015), Heavy Trip (2018), Metalocalypse (2006), Todd and the Book of Pure Evil (2010), The Dirt (2019), Heavy Metal (1981), The Rocker (2008), Airheads (1994), Trick or Treat (1986).

List of heavy metal movies

 7.0
 7K
Metalhead (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's the year 1970 and as Black Sabbath record their first album and mark the birth of Heavy Metal, Hera Karlsdottir is born on the cowshed floor at her parents farm in rural Iceland. The years of her youth are carefree until a tragedy ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: heavy metal, heavy metal culture, depression, rebellion, farm, countryside, lifestyle, rebel, grief, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: iceland, europe
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 6.3
 17K
Deathgasm (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Music
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two teenage boys unwittingly summon an ancient evil entity known as The Blind One by delving into black magic while trying to escape their mundane lives.
Style: satanic, atmospheric, lyrical, visually appealing, macabre ...
Plot: heavy metal, teenage boy, heavy metal culture, friendship, college, apocalypse, devil, supernatural, massacre, rehearsal, demon, black magic ...
Place: new zealand, new jersey
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 7.0
 9K
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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 8.3
 17K
Metalocalypse (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Metalocalypse is an American animated television series, created by Brendon Small and Tommy Blacha, which premiered on August 6, 2006 on Adult Swim. The television program centers around the larger than life death metal band Dethklok, and often ...
Style: parody, not serious, disturbing, humorous, dark ...
Plot: heavy metal culture, heavy metal, dark humor, musician, rock, musician's life, music band, lifestyle, graphic violence, popularity, intrigue, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, norway
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Todd and the Book of Pure Evil (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: Todd and the Book of Pure Evil is a Canadian comedy/horror television series that follows a group of high school students who confront the effects of a demonic book. The series premiered on Space Channel on September 29, 2010 with two back-to-back ...
Style: not serious, humorous, satanic, odd, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: heavy metal culture, heavy metal, evil, dark humor, friends, magical, youth, teenage life, high school, artifact, disorder, creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.0
 47K
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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 6.6
 35K
Heavy Metal (1981)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A glowing orb terrorizes a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror.
Style: adult animation, erotic, sexy, atmospheric, sexual ...
Plot: graphic violence, heavy metal, adventure, good versus evil, space station, nudity (full frontal - brief), heavy metal culture, space travel, intergalactic, androids and robots, rock, violence ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: new york, usa, pentagon, new jersey
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 6.2
 38K
The Rocker (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Rob "Fish" Fishman is the drummer in '80s hair metal band Vesuvius. He's unceremoniously booted as the group signs a big record deal, is out of the music world for 20 years - and then receives a second chance with his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: heavy metal, music, heavy metal culture, youth, music band, teenage life, drums, musician's life, rock, ambition, desire for fame, drummer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 80s, 2000s
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
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 6.1
 51K
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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Hysteria: The Def Leppard Story (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A dramatization of the early years of the hard rock band, Def Leppard, the group faces both success and personal tragedies such as drummer, Rick Allen losing his arm in a car accident and guitarist Steve Clark's alcohol addiction.
Style: disturbing, captivating
Plot: heavy metal, heavy metal culture, hard rock, rock band, musician, rehearsal, rock music, alcohol abuse, musician's life, music band, desire for fame, ambition ...
Time: 80s
Place: britain
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Trick or Treat (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Eddie is your average 80's metal head teen. Now he's obsessed with his heavy-metal superstar idol, Sammi Curr who is killed in a hotel fire. Eddie becomes the recipient of the only copy of Curr's unreleased album, which when played ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, slasher, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heavy metal, heavy metal culture, high school, supernatural, school, halloween, ghost, radio dj, rock star, obsession, zombie, social misfits ...
Time: 80s
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Beavis and Butt-Head (1993)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: Beavis and Butt-head are high school students whose lifestyles revolve around TV, junk food (usually nachos), shopping malls, heavy metal music, and trying to "score with chicks". Each show contains short cartoons centering on the duo who ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, clever, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heavy metal culture, stupidity, heavy metal, high school, buddies, odd couple, media satire, hardcase students, satire, rock, bad taste humour, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas
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This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: "This Is Spinal Tap" shines a light on the self-contained universe of a metal band struggling to get back on the charts, including everything from its complicated history of ups and downs, gold albums, name changes and undersold concert ...
Style: humorous, cynical, satirical, parody, witty ...
Plot: heavy metal, music band, heavy metal culture, music, musician, satire, cult, musical tour, fame, singer, pianist, success ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: austin texas
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Rock 'n' Roll Nightmare (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: At an old farmhouse, a family mysteriously dissapears at the hands of evil. Years later, hair metal band The Tritons comes to the farmhouse, whose barn now features a 24-track recording studio. Lead singer John Triton gets the band to perform their ...
Style: scary, tense, serious, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heavy metal culture, supernatural, heavy metal, good versus evil, friends, farm, survival, master villain, escapades, artists and showbiz, musician's life, music band ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, ontario canada
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 7.0
 155K
Wayne's World (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a sleazy TV exec offers Wayne and Garth a fat contract to tape their late-night public access show at his network, they can't believe their good fortune. But they soon discover the road from basement to big-time is a gnarly one, fraught ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, parody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: heavy metal culture, heavy metal, satire, television producer, music, ice hockey, media, artists and showbiz, buddies, femme fatale, desire for fame, silly humor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, milwaukee wisconsin, illinois
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 7.4
 29K
SLC Punk! (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two former geeks become 1980s punks, then party and go to concerts while deciding what to do with their lives.
Style: realistic, sentimental, humorous, harsh, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: punk, rebelliousness, self destructing, subculture, antisocial behavior, friendship, rebellion, heavy metal, drug overdose, heavy metal culture, individualism, college graduate ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: north dakota, utah, woodstock, florida, england ...
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My Dad the Rock Star (2003)
Genre: Animation, Family, Comedy, Music
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: My Dad the Rock Star is a Canadian animated television series created by KISS bassist Gene Simmons, and produced by Canadian company Nelvana for the Canadian based channel Teletoon, and on Nickelodeon and Nicktoons Channel in the United States, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: heavy metal culture, heavy metal, goofy hero, desire for fame, mischievous children, family life, youth, teenage life, fish out of water, parents and children, tv show, celebrity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.3
 8K
Mr. Pickles (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: The Goodman family lives with their lovable pet dog, Mr. Pickles, a deviant border collie with a secret satanic streak.
Style: bloody, humorous, not serious, disturbing, adult animation ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satanic ritual, dark humor, vicious, cartoon dog, small town, pets, satire, small town life, family life, eccentric family, social relations, perversion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.1
 6K
Imaginaerum (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Finland, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Imaginaerum tells the story of an elderly composer, Tom, who suffers from severe dementia. As he has had the disease for years and has regressed into childhood, he remembers practically nothing from his adult life. His music, friends, all his past ...
Style: surreal, serious, psychological, stylized
Plot: orphan, heavy metal, memory loss, haunted by the past, hopes, heavy metal culture, imagination, father daughter relationship, grudge, coma, father son relationship, resentment ...
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Turbulence 3: Heavy Metal (2001)
Genre: Action, Music, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Rock superstar Slade Craven has decided to hang up his rock & roll shoes and has planned something very special for his final show -- instead of a typical concert in some sports arena, he'll play a set aboard a 747 jumbo jet, flying from ...
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heavy metal culture, terrorism, heavy metal, catastrophe, crimes, law enforcement, rescue, one man army, daring rescue, escapades, race against time, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: canada, colorado, los angeles, usa, kansas
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 6.0
 1K
Roadie (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After 20 years of touring, a roadie for a defunct 80s hair band returns home to live with his mother.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, emotional, gloomy
Plot: heavy metal, unfulfillment, hopes, rock, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, homecoming, heavy metal culture, daydreamer, family relations, mental illness, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new york state
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 5.3
 104K
Little Nicky (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After the lord of darkness decides he will not cede his thrown to any of his three sons, the two most powerful of them escape to Earth to create a kingdom for themselves. This action closes the portal filtering sinful souls to Hell and causes Satan ...
Style: not serious, humorous, absurd, funny, parody ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: devil, fish out of water, hell, dark humor, misfit, escapades, love affair, heavy metal culture, heavy metal, sibling relationship, fantasy world, family relations ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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 6.6
 15K
Lords of Chaos (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Horror, Music, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary, UK, Sweden, Norway
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A teenager's quest to launch Norwegian Black Metal in Oslo in the 1990s results in a very violent outcome.
Style: tense, captivating, rough, psychological, biting ...
Plot: music band, self mutilation, heavy metal, murder, violence, death, gay, suicide, nihilism, society, friendship, crimes ...
Time: year 1987, 80s, 90s
Place: norway, oslo norway
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The Adventures of Ford Fairlane (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Music, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Ford "Mr. Rock n' Roll Detective" Fairlane is experiencing problems, and it's not with the opposite sex. One of them is that all the rock stars pay him with drum sticks, koala bears, food processors and bicycle shorts. Another ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, private detective, showbiz, heavy metal, heavy metal culture, investigation, mystery, law enforcement, goofy hero, partners, crimes, boss and employee ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: los angeles
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 6.3
 43K
Rock Star (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Rock Star tells the story of Chris Cole and a rock band called Steel Dragon. Cole is a photocopier technician by day, and the lead singer of a Steel Dragon tribute band called "Blood Pollution" by night.Internal struggles between the Steel ...
Style: serious, realistic, inspirational, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: rock star, audition, music, heavy metal culture, heavy metal, rock music, ambition, success, musician's life, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh, seattle, new jersey
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 6.6
 149K
Shoot 'Em Up (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A man named Mr. Smith delivers a woman's baby during a shootout, and is then called upon to protect the newborn from the army of gunmen.
Style: exciting, sexy, heroic, bloody, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, heroes, chase, protector, heavy metal culture, prostitute, corruption, torture, mexican standoff, senator, machismo, rescue ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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My Tehran for Sale (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, Iran
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Marzieh is a young female actress living in Tehran. The authorities ban her theatre work and, like all young people in Iran, she is forced to lead a secret life in order to express herself artistically. At an underground rave, she meets Iranian born ...
Style: captivating, serious, disturbing, realistic
Plot: heavy metal culture, rebellion, government agency, state affairs, heavy metal, family relations, against the rules, life is a bitch, gender, mother daughter relationship, political prisoner, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran, tehran iran, 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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Shock 'Em Dead (1991)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Martin is a total loser, who nobody cares for. When he fails to get a position as guitar player in Lindsay's band and loses his job on the way, he makes a deal with a Voodoo priestess. She promises him the fulfillment of all his dreams if he ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, scary, humorous, semi serious
Plot: heavy metal culture, heavy metal, voodoo, rock music, ambition, nudity (full frontal - brief), supernatural, blind ambition, artists and showbiz, musician's life, rock, music ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Amiable slackers Bill and Ted are once again roped into a fantastical adventure when De Nomolos, a villain from the future, sends evil robot duplicates of the two lads to terminate and replace them. The robot doubles actually succeed in killing Bill ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, buddy movie, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: time travel, time machine, afterlife, heavy metal, heavy metal culture, sent to the past, death, grim reaper, robot, seance, farce, heaven ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: california
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