Rock star movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant rock star movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, melancholic, serious, entertaining and captivating films and TV shows about / with rock star, musician, musician's life, artists and showbiz, singer, music, rock music, rock and roll, nudity (full frontal - brief) and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Music and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as rock star: Rock Star (2001), Performance (1970), Yesterday (2019), Danny Collins (2015), Rock of Ages (2012), Queen of the Damned (2002), Cazuza: Time Doesn't Stop (2004), Stoned (2005), Untogether (2018), A Bigger Splash (2015).

List of rock star movies

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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Performance (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Young gangster Chas Devlin seeks refuge from the mob in a basement belonging to a reclusive, fading rock star Turner.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: rock star, gangsters, on the run, lifestyle, crimes, artists and showbiz, rock, criminal heroes, music, violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), organized crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: london, england, europe, tokyo, berlin germany ...
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Yesterday (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: UK, China, Japan, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A struggling musician realizes he's the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles.
Style: captivating, humorous, disturbing, sincere, alternative comedy
Plot: the beatles, alternate reality, rock star, male female friendship, rock music, fame, musician, pop singer, alternate timeline, alternate universe, moral dilemma, price of fame ...
Time: 2010s, year 2004
Place: liverpool, los angeles, moscow russia
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Danny Collins (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An ageing rock star decides to change his life when he discovers a 40-year-old letter written to him by John Lennon.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, inspirational ...
Plot: rock star, redemption, elderly, family relations, musician's life, starting over, introspection, aging, artists and showbiz, love and romance, estrangement, wooing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, year 1971
Place: new jersey, los angeles, usa, new york
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Rock of Ages (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A small town girl and a city boy meet on the Sunset Strip, while pursuing their Hollywood dreams.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, sexy, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: rock, rock star, ambition, fall in love, waiter, young love, musician's life, follow your dream, love and romance, young lovers, hopes, showbiz ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Queen of the Damned (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Lestat de Lioncourt is awakened from his slumber. Bored with his existence, he has now become this generation's new Rock God. While in the course of time, another has arisen, Akasha, the Queen of the Vampires and the Dammed. He wants immortal ...
Style: gothic, sexy, suspenseful, atmospheric, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, goth, fatal attraction, immortality, rock star, vampirism, supernatural, interspecies romance, supernatural ability, loneliness, music ...
Time: 1780s, 2000s, 18th century
Place: california, england, europe, usa, egypt ...
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Cazuza: Time Doesn't Stop (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Inspired by the moving and brave book “Só as Mães São Felizes”, by Lucinha Araújo, Cazuza's mother, the film covers a little more than 10 years of the singer’s crazy and brief life – from the beginning of his career in the Circo ...
Style: emotional, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: rock star, aids, musician's life, lifestyle, ambition, rise to the top, music band, rising to stardom, addiction, against the rules, rebellion, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america, boston
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Stoned (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A chronicle of the sordid life and suspicious death of Rolling Stones co-founder Brian Jones, who was found in the bottom of his swimming pool weeks after being let go from the band.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, flamboyance
Plot: rock, musician's life, drug abuse, life is a bitch, showbiz, rock star, rise and fall, artists and showbiz, music band, addiction, love, friendship ...
Time: 60s, contemporary
Place: paris france, munich germany, london, morocco
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Untogether (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Once considered a teen prodigy, a recovering addict sobers up and tries to get her writing career back on track. She begins a relationship with a rising author known for his wartime memoirs.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: rock star, relationship problems, writers, older man younger woman relationship, musician, relationship vs career, male female relationship, writer's life, relationships, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, abstinence ...
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A Bigger Splash (2015)
Genre: Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An American couple, Paul and Marianne, spend their vacation in Italy and experiences trouble when the wife invites a former lover and his teenage daughter to visit, which leads to jealousy and dangerous sexual scenarios.
Style: melancholic, emotional, tense, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: vacation, rock star, rock concert, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father daughter relationship, teenage girl, infidelity, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, extramarital affair, coitus, older woman younger man relationship, fish ...
Place: italy, mediterranean sea, london, canada
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Night Eyes (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Beverly Hills home-security guard is seduced by a rock star's wife he monitors by video.
Style: erotic, realistic, sexy, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: femme fatale, infidelity, rock star, crimes, crumbling marriage, sexual relations, voyeurism, adultery, investigation, dishonesty, love and romance, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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I'll Be There (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A comedy about a has-been rock star (Craig Ferguson) that discovers he has a teenage daughter (Charlotte Church), from a long forgotten love affair.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: family relations, estrangement, parents and children, family problems, rock star, alcohol abuse, musician, musician's life, midlife crisis, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, teenage daughter ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
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Janie Jones (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A young girl who has been abandoned by her former-groupie mother informs a fading rock star that she is his daughter.
Style: realistic, sentimental, uplifting, semi serious, captivating ...
Plot: rock star, self discovery, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, musician's life, father daughter relationship, society, couples, friendship, family problems, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, austin texas
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Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Venice Beach, naive Midwesterner JB bonds with local slacker KG and they form the rock band Tenacious D. Setting out to become the world's greatest band is no easy feat, so they set out to steal what could be the answer to their prayers... a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, absurd, lyrical ...
Plot: rock, heavy metal culture, musician, friendship, farce, obsessive quest, rock star, devil, desire for fame, odd couple, theft, mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, venice beach california
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Ricki and the Flash (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Meryl Streep stars as Ricki Rendazzo, a guitar heroine who made a world of mistakes as she followed her dreams of rock-and-roll stardom. Returning home, Ricki gets a shot at redemption and a chance to make things right as she faces the music with ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, divorce, rock star, parents and children, aging, musician's life, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, female musician, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 80s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois, california, los angeles
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The Banger Sisters (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the late '60s, the self-proclaimed belles of the rock 'n' roll ball, rocked the worlds of every music legend whose pants they could take off -- and they have the pictures to prove it. But it's been more than two decades since ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, odd couple, midlife crisis, rock star, family, self discovery, family relations, artists and showbiz, parents and children, secret past, groupie, tattoo ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, phoenix arizona, new jersey
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Love Wrecked (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: On a Caribbean cruise, Jenny (Bynes) is marooned on a beach with her rock and roll idol. Deliriously in love with the idea of time alone with him, she manages to hide the fact that they're a stone's throw away from their resort.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: resort, teenage love, love triangle, adventure, shipwreck, island, lie, marooned, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, stranded, escapades, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: caribbean
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Rocketman (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Musical
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story of Elton John's life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.
Style: inspirational, uplifting, touching, stylized, compassionate ...
Plot: gay lead character, gay relationship, lgbt, homosexual, gay slur, pianist, rising to stardom, singer, rock music, pop star, rock star, debauchery ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1969 ...
Place: los angeles, california, new york, london, australia ...
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Jimi: All Is by My Side (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Ireland, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A drama based on Jimi Hendrix's life as he left New York City for London, where his career took off.
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, sincere, serious
Plot: musician's life, ambition, rising to stardom, rock star, artists and showbiz, music, musician, guitarist, infidelity, drug use, rock, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, new york, london
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Clean (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Canada, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After losing her husband to a heroin overdose, Emily Wang fights to overcome her own addictions and to be reconciled with her estranged son.
Style: touching, serious, sincere, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: addiction, drug overdose, going straight, life is a bitch, musician's life, custody, rock star, family problems, overdose, estranged son, jail, prison ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: paris france, canada, france, ontario canada, vancouver ...
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Brian Pern: A Life in Rock (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Brian Pern is an ageing rock star and former front-man of ground breaking progressive rock group Thotch. Like many artists of his age, rather than make new music, he spends more time trying to save the planet (including his campaign to teach ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, captivating, funny ...
Plot: musician's life, artists and showbiz, showbiz, musical tour, tv show, music band, rock star, musician, music, media, reunion, interview ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Camp Rock (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Mitchie gets a chance to attend Camp Rock, her life takes an unpredictable twist, and she learns just how important it is to be true to yourself.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: summer camp, love and romance, teenager, cinderella story, teenage love, friends, fall in love, teenage boy, camp, musician's life, disney, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: china, hawaii
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Freeloaders (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Slackers who live for free in a rock star's mansion find that their ride on the gravy train is coming to an end with the sale of their pal's residence.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, captivating, porno movie
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, celebrity culture, buddies, life turned upside down, slacker, musician, disorder, friends, mansion, rock star, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Grand Theft Parsons (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: There are times when it's right and proper to simply bury the dead. This is not one of those times... Gram Parsons was one of the most influential musicians of his time; a bitter, brilliant, genius who knew Elvis, tripped with the Stones and ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: musician, musician's life, friendship, on the road, chase, overdose, rock star, friends, psychopath, couples, buddies, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
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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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Songbird (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Joanne, lead singer of the once-popular 1990s Britpop band the Filthy Dukes, mistakenly enrolled in university after a drunken night out with her friend Sara. Determined to give the young students a run for their money as a party animal, she finds ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: rock star, college, college life, musician, musician's life, rock music, college student, music, music band, coping, female protagonist, relationship problems
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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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Dischord (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On the brink of her world tour, at the height of her success, alternative rock violinist, Gypsy, put down her violin and walked away... A man brutally beats his girlfriend to death and tosses her remains into a local river... A retired Boston PD ...
Style: rough, serious, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, investigation, musician, rock star, love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder, obsession, love triangle, police, lie, long lost brother ...
Place: boston, new england
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La Bamba (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Biographical story of the rise from nowhere of singer Ritchie Valens whose life was cut short by a plane crash.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, sincere, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: musician's life, death, latin, marital rape, musician, audition, music business, music industry, rock star, family relations, musical tour, fear of flying ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, new york, southern california, tijuana mexico ...
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Hail Caesar (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Caesar is having a hard time dividing his time between his band and his rich girlfriend, Buffer. Buffer's dad doesn't like Ceasar for her. He called in Caesar to make a bet. If Caesar gets to make a hundred thousand dollars within six ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, realistic
Plot: factory, ambition, hidden identity, musician's life, artists and showbiz, buddies, nothing goes right, down on your luck, boss, rock star, record company, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
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