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 stylized, realistic, harsh, melancholic, serious and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with folk singer, singer, song, singing, musician, culture clash, guitar, father son relationship, brutality and drinking alcohol plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Music genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as folk singer: A Mighty Wind (2003), Tumbledown (2015), Bob Roberts (1992), Georgia (1995), Yellow Earth (1984), Garfunkel and Oates (2014), Let's Make Love 2 (1989), Let's Make Love (1987), Rat Fink (1965), Wife of an Important Man (1987).

List of folk singer movies

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, not serious, realistic, funny, lyrical ...
Plot: musician, reunion, singer, folk singer, music, showbiz, music band, love and romance, satire, lovers reunited, musical tour, talented ...
Time: 21st century, 60s, 20th century, contemporary, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
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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.
Style: touching, psychological, sincere, humorous, captivating
Plot: widow, folk singer, musician, journalist, family relations, love and romance, death of husband, music, couples, friendship, writers
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, maine
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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: witty, cynical, humorous, political comedy, talky ...
Plot: political satire, republican, election campaign, politics, assassination attempt, political campaign, senator, conservative, manipulation, journalism, manipulations, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, nicaragua, new york
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Georgia (1995)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Sadie looks up to her older sister Georgia, a successful folk singer who's happily married with children, but can't break out of the bar-band circuit and hit the big time she desperately covets. It's in part due to her attraction to ...
Style: serious, sincere, melancholic, emotional, talky ...
Plot: music, addiction, musician's life, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, artists and showbiz, estrangement, human nature, alcohol abuse, mother daughter relationship, redemption, singer ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
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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, realistic, thought provoking, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: family relations, soldier, village, tradition, drought, peasant, arranged marriage, family tradition, life is a bitch, rebellion, society, politics ...
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.
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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, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, musician's life, music band, music, friends, folk, comedian, society, rivalry, best friends, strong female presence, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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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: pop star, folk singer, music, children, drunkenness, tall man, love, beach, farce, video, happiness, orchestra ...
Place: yugoslavia, former 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: folk singer, pop star, music band, female nudity, speed, village, police car, cow, singing, bridge, police, sun ...
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
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Rat Fink (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Lost b-movie
Style: psychotronic
Plot: teenage pregnancy, singer, underage sex, social climbing, rock band, washing hands, owl, music club, car on fire, assassination attempt, broken bottle, cynicism ...
Place: los angeles
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Wife of an Important Man (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of the rise and fall of an Egyptian police officer, during the regime of President Anwar El Sadat.
Plot: terror, university, neighbor, politics, journalist, domestic violence, suicide, gambling, miscarriage, husband wife relationship, schoolgirl, cinema ...
Time: year 1977, year 1975
Place: egypt, cairo egypt
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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: singer, music, beach, small town, archival footage, folk song, egg, classroom, pub, irishman, father son relationship, underwear ...
Place: ireland, new york
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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.
Style: disaster movie
Plot: blindness, air disaster, wilderness, guitar, leadership, pregnancy, survival, wolf pack, folk singer, crash, catastrophe, train tracks ...
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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: scary, enigmatic, suspenseful, suspense, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: stranded, murder, bondage, stormy night, mansion, all female cast, female director, mystery, survival, haunted house, isolation, danger ...
Time: 70s
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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: chase, breakup, road trip, best friend, singer, canceled wedding, boy meets girl, love, love and romance, teenage love, wooing, promotion ...
Place: the philippines
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Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)
Genre: Comedy, 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, meditative, contemplative, clever, melancholic ...
Plot: musician's life, music, musician, loneliness, cat, singer, guitar, homeless, ambition, introspection, life is a bitch, follow your dream ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1961
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
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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, sentimental, humorous, sexy, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, village, self discovery, couple relations, love and romance, obsessive quest, gypsy, lifestyle, family relations, dialogue, beautiful scenery, ethnic conflict ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, france, europe, bucharest, paris france ...
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The Pied Piper (1972)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, West Germany, USA
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: fairy tale, captivating, serious, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: plague, wedding, clergy, burned alive, disability, siblings relations, folk, vengeance, parents and children, family relations, state affairs, escapades ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: germany, europe, 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: rough, disturbing, stylized, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, murder, righting the wronged, heroic mission, reincarnation, vengeance, vigilantism, supernatural, master warrior, danger, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
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I'm Not There. (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Germany, Canada, USA, France
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, non-linear, stylized, meditative ...
Plot: music, actor, star, poet, african american, vietnam war, musician, ambition, artists and showbiz, musician's life, hopes, performer's life ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 50s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: usa, new york, harlem, london, woodstock ...
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Factory Girl (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 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, contemplative, factual, romantic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: artist, addiction, singer, art, rise and fall, fashion, socialite, photographer, fame, actor's life, love, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1964 ...
Place: new york, usa, paris france, london, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
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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, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love, vietnam war, love and romance, innocence lost, romance, bittersweet, military life, human nature, couples, inadvertently, youth, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 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: serious, touching, meditative, intense, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lifestyle, writer's life, drug abuse, looking for love, addiction, human nature, couple relations, rising to stardom, nightlife, down on your luck, hotel, eccentricity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, minnesota, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
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, fairy tale, stylized, colourful, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: childhood, fantasy world, children, imaginary, candy, social differences, chocolate, family, contests and competitions, adventure, family relations, society ...
Place: switzerland, india, denver colorado, bavaria, atlanta georgia ...
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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: semi serious, futuristic, humorous, offbeat, cult film
Plot: disco, rising to stardom, musician's life, lifestyle, rise and fall, desire for fame, ambition, showbiz, future dystopia, media satire, folk, celebrity culture ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, future
Place: new york, usa
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Wonderful World (2009)
Genre: Comedy, 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, semi serious, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: interracial relations, life is a bitch, down on your luck, parents and children, fall in love, society, chess, lawsuit, family relations, ex husband ex wife relationship, father daughter estrangement, guitar ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, senegal, africa
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