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, clever, interesting, melancholic and serious films and TV shows about / with folk singer, singer, singing, song, guitar, drinking, musician, dialogue, mentor and storytelling 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), Garfunkel and Oates (2014), Let's Make Love 2 (1989), Let's Make Love (1987), Tumbledown (2015), Bob Roberts (1992), Factory Girl (2006), 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: clever, witty, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: folk singer, reunion, music, mental illness, singer, musician, folk, music band, musician's life, lovers reunited, artists and showbiz, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 20th century, 21st century, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
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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, humorous, offbeat, realistic
Plot: folk, music band, music, musician's life, folk singer, artists and showbiz, best friends, friends, comedian
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: pop star, folk singer, music, singing, singer, song, drunkenness, love, waiter, fire, female nudity, farce ...
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: music band, folk singer, pop star, swimming pool, concert, bus, police car, singing, love, police, chase, female nudity ...
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, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: assassination attempt, politics, political satire, political campaign, election campaign, senate, filmmaking, conservative, journalism, senator, head of state, folk music ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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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, atmospheric, realistic, witty, gloomy ...
Plot: addiction, artist, singer, fashion, socialite, infidelity, interview, love, studio, mental illness, rise and fall, actor's life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s, year 1970 ...
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, paris france ...
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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, small town, teacher, father son relationship, student, beach, singing, song, classroom, pub ...
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: folk singer, confidence, leadership, dead woman on floor, flare gun, psychoanalysis, wolf pack, railroad track, storm, domineering father, blindness, survival ...
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 5.5
 625
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: surprise ending, ambiguous ending, microfilm
Plot: folk singer, film projector, mask, model, seance, identity, bondage, sole survivor, goat, murder of a nude woman, cult, sleeping on a couch ...
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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: folk singer, cabbage, promotion, cassette tape, boy meets girl, bribery, canceled wedding, chase, break up, road trip, singer, arrest ...
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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, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: musician's life, music, cat, loneliness, hitchhiker, performance, on the road, folk music, guitar, suicide, audition, unwanted pregnancy ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1961
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois, greenwich village manhattan new york city, 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, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: gypsy, friendship, village, self discovery, on the road, couple relations, parents and children, dealing with death, obsessive quest, village life, love and romance, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, france, bucharest, paris france ...
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 6.6
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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: serious, atmospheric, stylized, captivating
Plot: clergy, plague, folk, dealing with death, family relations, vengeance, parents and children, siblings relations, disability, politics, deadly, escapades ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: germany, europe, northern germany, dungeon
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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, serious, stylized, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, symbolism, violence, murder, sex, massacre, assassin, sword, afterlife, master warrior, gory, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, tokyo, japan
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 7.0
 52K
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: serious, clever, offbeat, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: music, actor, rock, star, beatnik, rally, hippie, poet, vietnam war, singer, divorce, musician ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, harlem manhattan new york city, minnesota, greenwich village manhattan new york city, woodstock ...
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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: talky, touching, realistic, serious, clever ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love and romance, love, vietnam war, romance, innocence lost, coming of age, youth, couples, battle of the sexes, contests and competitions, human nature, military life ...
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: serious, touching, talky, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: hotel, urban, musician's life, writer's life, human nature, looking for love, addiction, down on your luck, nightlife, artists and showbiz, city life, mentally unstable ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, minnesota, minneapolis minnesota, manhattan new york city ...
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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, surreal, humorous, stylized, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, chocolate, young heroes, factory, social differences, mysterious character, candy, adventure, contests and competitions, imaginary, imagination, factory worker ...
Place: england, germany, atlanta georgia, bavaria, denver colorado ...
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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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, futuristic
Plot: disco, performer's life, desire for fame, rise and fall, urban, folk, rising to stardom, showbiz, ambition, artists and showbiz, music band, musician's life ...
Time: 90s, future, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
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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: clever, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: chess, lawsuit, drugs/alcohol, buddies, urban, unlikely couple, romance, opposites attract, interracial relations, parents and children, siblings relations, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, africa
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