Folk singer movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant folk singer movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, stylized, harsh, melancholic, interesting and serious films and TV shows about / with folk singer, singing, singer, song, guitar, culture clash, drinking, musician, runaway and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Music genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as folk singer: A Mighty Wind (2003), Yellow Earth (1984), Garfunkel and Oates (2014), Let's Make Love 2 (1989), Let's Make Love (1987), Tumbledown (2015), Bob Roberts (1992), Song of Granite (2017), Seven In Darkness (1969), Ten (2014).

List of folk singer movies

 7.3
 24K
A Mighty Wind (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In "A Mighty Wind", director Christopher Guest reunites the team from "Best In Show" and "Waiting for Guffman" to tell tell the story of 60's-era folk musicians, who inspired by the death of their former manager, ...
Style: humorous, clever, witty, touching, realistic ...
Plot: reunion, mental illness, singer, musician, folk singer, music, buddies, lovers, folk, musician's life, partners, old friend ...
Time: 60s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 1960s
Place: usa, new york
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 7.3
 2K
Yellow Earth (1984)
Genre: Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Yellow earth focuses on the story of a Communist soldier who is sent to the countryside to collect folk songs for the Communist Revolution. There he stays with a peasant family and learns that the happy songs he was sent to collect do not exist; the ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: village, soldier, society, against the odds, injustice, rebellion, revolution, political unrest, family tradition, culture clash, village life, parents and children ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1939
Place: china, asia
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Garfunkel and Oates (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Garfunkel and Oates stars Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci as both themselves and their musical comedy alter-egos, "Garfunkel and Oates," following the pair as they try to expand the reaches of their meager celebrity. Well-known on the ...
Style: not serious, offbeat, realistic, humorous
Plot: music band, best friends, artists and showbiz, music, friends, folk, musician's life, folk singer, comedian
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Let's Make Love 2 (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lepa Brena goes to one of the islands of the Adriatic, on a working holiday, but due to the holidays and planning the next tour, false news that the notorious island Lepa Brena requested a special guest for the tour. The news will completely disrupt ...
Plot: music, pop star, folk singer, tall man, fire department, singer, song, video, happiness, popularity, island, orchestra ...
Place: yugoslavia
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Let's Make Love (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Story of Lepa Brena and her band, and their adventures during one of the tours through Yugoslavia.
Plot: pop star, music band, folk singer, village, car, ass, attempted kidnapping, popularity, sea, legend, bridge, sun ...
Place: yugoslavia
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 6.2
 6K
Tumbledown (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young woman struggles to move on with her life after the death of her husband, an acclaimed folk singer, when a brash New York writer forces her to confront her loss and the ambiguous circumstances of his death.
Plot: widow, folk singer, musician, journalist
Place: maine
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 7.0
 12K
Bob Roberts (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mock documentary about an upstart candidate for the U.S. Senate written and directed by actor Tim Robbins. Bob Roberts is a folksinger with a difference: He offers tunes that protest welfare chiselers, liberal whining, and the like. As the ...
Style: clever, witty, cynical, offbeat, semi serious ...
Plot: assassination attempt, politics, filmmaking, senator, conservative, senate, political campaign, political satire, election campaign, journalism, campaign, liberal ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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Song of Granite (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The life story of traditional Irish folk singer Joe Heaney, who is estimated to have recorded in excess of 500 traditional Irish sean nós ('old style') songs. Heaney moved from Ireland to the UK, and then on to New York City, where he ...
Plot: irish, singer, music, student, beach, classroom, pub, village, father son relationship, song, teacher, folk singer ...
Place: ireland
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Seven In Darkness (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Seven blind people are on a plane on their way to a convention for the blind in Seattle. Due to bad weather, the plane crashes and only the seven blind people survive.
Plot: guitar, pregnancy, storm, support group, courage, dead woman on floor, railroad track, confidence, leadership, airplane, folk singer, selfishness ...
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 5.4
 619
Ten (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Ten women spend the night in a supposedly haunted mansion on Spektor Island in December 1972. Crazy superstitions don't stop them from raiding the wine cellar and throwing a party, at least until the first murder.
Style: microfilm, ambiguous ending, surprise ending
Plot: stabbed in the eye, cult, psycho, tied up, mansion, bible, stranger, nosebleed, goat, mask, film projector, piano ...
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Don't Give Up On Us (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Abby thinks she has everything under control until her best friend Sabina walks out of her own bridal shower weeks before her marriage to Abby's younger brother Samuel. With a cassette tape left behind by Sabina as her only lead, Abby vows to ...
Plot: bribery, folk singer, cabbage, boy meets girl, cassette tape, promotion, arrest, pub, guitar, chase, singer, canceled wedding ...
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Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In Greenwich Village in the early 1960s, gifted but volatile folk musician Llewyn Davis struggles with money, relationships, and his uncertain future following the suicide of his singing partner.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, clever, stylized, serious ...
Plot: cat, music, hitchhiker, musician's life, suicide, unwanted pregnancy, jewish, professor, singer, audition, snow, loneliness ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1961
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, chicago illinois ...
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The Crazy Stranger (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man is looking for a singer he had heard on cassette. He finds much more.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, village, gypsy, lifestyle, society, obsessive quest, couples, on the road, parents and children, self discovery, village life, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, france, paris france, bucharest ...
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 6.6
 496
The Pied Piper (1972)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA, West Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Greed, corruption, ignorance, and disease. Midsummer, 1349: the Black Death reaches northern Germany. Minstrels go to Hamelin for the Mayor's daughter's wedding to the Baron's son. He wants her dowry to pay his army while his father ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, serious, stylized
Plot: plague, clergy, politics, state affairs, parents and children, family relations, escapades, dealing with death, siblings relations, rivalry, disability, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: germany, europe, dungeon, northern germany
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Izo: The World Can Never Be Changed (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Izo is an assassin in the service of a Tosa lord and Imperial supporter. After killing dozens of the Shogun's men, Izo is captured and crucified. Instead of being extinguished, his rage propels him through the space-time continuum to ...
Style: disturbing, rough, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, afterlife, violence, murder, massacre, sex, sword, assassin, symbolism, obsessive quest, deadly, reincarnation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo, asia, japan
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 7.0
 54K
I'm Not There. (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Western
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Six actors portray six personas of music legend Bob Dylan in scenes depicting various stages of his life, chronicling his rise from unknown folksinger to international icon and revealing how Dylan constantly reinvented himself.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, non-linear, meditative ...
Plot: actor, music, musician, rock, star, poet, vietnam war, african american, ambition, musician's life, fame, performer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 70s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, england, woodstock ...
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 6.4
 20K
Factory Girl (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the mid-1960s, wealthy debutant Edie Sedgwick meets artist Andy Warhol. She joins Warhol's famous Factory and becomes his muse. Although she seems to have it all, Edie cannot have the love she craves from Andy, and she has an affair with a ...
Style: serious, factual, melancholic, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: artist, addiction, singer, rise and fall, fashion, socialite, fame, photographer, actor's life, love, art, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, year 1971, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, arc de triomphe paris ...
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 7.5
 7K
Dogfight (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the fall of 1963, Eddie Birdlace is an 18-year-old Marine Corps volunteer who is about to ship out with three of his buddies for a tour of duty in Viet Nam. Planning a massive blowout for their last night in San Francisco, Eddie, his buddies, and ...
Style: touching, talky, realistic, clever, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love, vietnam war, love and romance, innocence lost, romance, human nature, battle of the sexes, coming of age, contests and competitions, youth, marines, couples ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1963
Place: san francisco, vietnam, california, asia, usa ...
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Chelsea Walls (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This movie tells five stories set in a single day at the famed Chelsea Hotel in New York City, involving an ensemble cast of some 30-35 characters.
Style: talky, gloomy, touching, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotel, celebrity culture, couple relations, down on your luck, city life, addiction, human nature, mentally unstable, lifestyle, alcohol abuse, urban, musician's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, minnesota ...
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.
Style: feel good, humorous, surreal, colourful, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: social differences, chocolate, factory, contests and competitions, candy, mysterious character, family, adventure, imaginary, factory worker, young heroes, fantasy world ...
Place: england, germany, atlanta georgia, denver colorado, switzerland ...
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 4.3
 2K
The Apple (1980)
Genre: Music, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Musical set in the 'future', e.g. 1994. A young couple enters the world of the music industry, but also the world of drugs.
Style: futuristic, offbeat, semi serious, humorous
Plot: disco, future dystopia, media satire, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, desire for fame, rising to stardom, ambition, musician's life, folk, music band, performer's life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, future
Place: usa, new york
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Wonderful World (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ben Singer (Matthew Broderick) is a failed childrens folk singer, a career proofreader, a less-than-extraordinary weekend dad, and perhaps the most negative man alive. Floundering in all aspects of his life, Ben's only comfort comes from ...
Style: touching, sentimental, cynical, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: chess, lawsuit, siblings relations, life is a bitch, romance, love and romance, hopes, redemption, society, urban, human nature, opposites attract ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, africa
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