Musician movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant musician movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, melancholic, touching, sentimental, talky and harsh films and TV shows about / with musician, music, singer, storytelling, mentor, singing, song, runaway, dialogue and friendship plots mostly in Music, Drama and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
musician movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as musician: Bohemian Rhapsody (2018), Pitch Perfect (2012), Coco (2017), Only Lovers Left Alive (2013), Nana (2006), Nowhere Boy (2009), Crazy Heart (2009), The Legend of 1900 (1998), Get Him to the Greek (2010), The Perfection (2018).

List of musician movies

Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Singer Freddie Mercury, guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and bass guitarist John Deacon take the music world by storm when they form the rock 'n' roll band Queen in 1970. Hit songs like "Killer Queen", "Bohemian ...
Style: inspirational, touching, rough, sexy, based on true events ...
Plot: rock band, singer, music band, gay, fame, musician, aids, rise to the top, lgbt, musician's life, friendship between men, rock concert ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1970, year 1975, year 1982 ...
Place: england, britain, edinburgh scotland, munich germany, atlanta georgia ...
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Pitch Perfect (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: College student Beca knows she does not want to be part of a clique, but that's exactly where she finds herself after arriving at her new school. Thrust in among mean gals, nice gals and just plain weird gals, Beca finds that the only thing ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: music band, friends, college life, contests and competitions, follow your dream, student life, youth, rivalry, artists and showbiz, training, lifestyle, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, california
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Coco (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Music, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, fairy tale, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: disney, musician, life & death, life after death, boy, guitar, singer, afterlife, skeleton, fantasy world, music, customs ...
Place: mexico
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Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Greece, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A depressed musician reunites with his lover in the desolate streets of Detroit. Though their romance has endured several centuries, it is tested by the arrival of her capricious and unpredictable younger sister.
Style: melancholic, atmospheric, offbeat, stylized, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: vampire, supernatural romance, musician, love, true love, lovers reunited, immortality, family relations, love and romance, supernatural, blood, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1975, year 1968, 2010s
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Nana (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Nana is a 2006 anime series based upon the manga of the same name. It centers on two girls with the same name and of the same age, crossing paths and ending up living together in Tokyo.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic, not serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: musician, rock band, broken heart, group of friends, looking for love, friendship, twentysomething life, friendship between girls, flatmate, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love triangle, job seeking ...
Time: 2000s
Place: japan, tokyo
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Nowhere Boy (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The drama tells the story of Lennon's teenage years and the start of his journey to becoming a successful musician. The story also examines the impact on his early life and personality of the two dominant females in his childhood
Style: touching, sincere, witty, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: prodigy, musician, aunt nephew relationship, musician's life, follow your dream, coming of age, dysfunctional family, parents and children, hopes, rock and roll, aspiring musician, adolescence ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s, 1940s
Place: liverpool, europe, england, hamburg germany, new zealand ...
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Crazy Heart (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When reporter Jean Craddock interviews Bad Blake -- an alcoholic, seen-better-days country music legend -- they connect, and the hard-living crooner sees a possible saving grace in a life with Jean and her young son. But can he leave behind an ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, serious, emotional ...
Plot: musician, journalist, singer, redemption, loneliness, financial problem, country music, alcoholic, hopes, musician's life, love and romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas, phoenix arizona, new mexico, houston texas ...
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The Legend of 1900 (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 170 min.
Story: The story of a virtuoso piano player who lives his entire life aboard an ocean liner. Born and raised on the ship, 1900 (Tim Roth) learned about the outside world through interactions with passengers, never setting foot on land, even for the love of ...
Style: touching, sincere, breathtaking, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: pianist, prodigy, jazz, musician, orphan, ship, genius, musician's life, loneliness, ocean, music, passenger ...
Time: 1910s, 30s, 20th century, 20s, 1920s ...
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Get Him to the Greek (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Pinnacle records has the perfect plan to get their sinking company back on track: a comeback concert in LA featuring Aldous Snow, a fading rockstar who has dropped off the radar in recent years. Record company intern Aaron Green is faced with the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, cynical, road movie, satirical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: musician, on the road, disorder, plan gone awry, musician's life, lifestyle, showbiz, celebrity culture, alcohol abuse, friends, intern, comeback ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, los angeles, new york, california, usa ...
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The Perfection (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When troubled musical prodigy Charlotte seeks out Elizabeth, the new star pupil of her former school, the encounter sends both musicians down a sinister path with shocking consequences.
Style: disturbing, enigmatic, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: musician, envy, amputation, homosexuality, cello, female musician, amputee, revenge, child rape, rivalry, female friendship, illness ...
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Green Book (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Tony Lip, a bouncer in 1962, is hired to drive pianist Don Shirley on a tour through the Deep South in the days when African Americans forced to find alternate accommodations and services due to segregation laws below the Mason-Dixon Line relied on ...
Style: captivating, light, feel good, uplifting, funny ...
Plot: friendship, racism, interracial friendship, blacks and whites, prejudice, musician, driver, chauffeur, piano playing, travel, christmas, italian american ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1962, 2010s
Place: america, bronx new york city, southern usa, manhattan new york city, kentucky ...
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Gravitation (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Gravitation follows goofy, wannabe pop star Shuichi Shindo, on his journey to fame with his best friend Hiroshi Nakano and their band, Bad Luck.  Along the way, Shuichi meets famous (male) author, playboy Eiri Yuki, and falls in love.  Bad Luck is ...
Style: offbeat, feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: musician, music band, romance, music, performer's life, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, ambition, manager, stranger, love and romance, rising to stardom ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: asia, japan
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Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hansel Schmidt, is a young East German boy, born and raised during the Cold War in communist East Berlin. In his 20s, he meets Luther Robinson, an older American soldier, who falls in love with Hansel and the two decide to marry, which will allow ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, semi serious, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: transvestism, transsexual, singer, musician, betrayal, gays and lesbians, sex, musician's life, gender bending, lifestyle, gender, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, kansas, europe, usa, east germany ...
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Ernest & Celestine (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Celestine is a little mouse trying to avoid a dental career; Ernest is a big bear craving an artistic outlet. When Celestine meets Ernest, they overcome their natural enmity by forging a life of crime together.
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, uplifting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: mouse, friendship, prejudice, musician, dentist, bear, artist, family, life turned upside down, getting along, goodhearted, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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Black Snake Moan (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A God-fearing bluesman takes to a wild young woman who, as a victim of childhood sexual abuse, is looking everywhere for love, but never quite finding it.
Style: sexual, psychological, atmospheric, realistic, rough ...
Plot: sex addict, musician, blues, redemption, nymphomaniac, small town, child abuse, party, nervous breakdown, abuse, captive, moonshine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tennessee, usa, mississippi, southern usa
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School of Rock (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Fired from his band and hard up for cash, guitarist and vocalist Dewey Finn finagles his way into a job as a fifth-grade substitute teacher at a private school, where he secretly begins teaching his students the finer points of rock 'n' ...
Style: humorous, inspirational, funny, light, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing, kids
Plot: music band, teacher, rock band, teachers and students, music, musician, youth, school, idealism, ambition, rock, creativity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
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The Chorus (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France, Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set in 1940's France, a new teacher at a school for disruptive boys gives hope and inspiration.
Style: touching, sentimental, uplifting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: boarding school, teachers and students, music, boarding school life, teacher, singer, childhood, musician, friendship, school, boss, friends ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: france, europe, england
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The Hottest State (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A young actor from Texas tries to make it in New York while struggling in his relationship with a beautiful singer/songwriter.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, semi serious, gloomy ...
Plot: musician, sexuality, actor, love affair, young lovers, youth, romance, fall in love, couple relations, musician's life, lifestyle, actor's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa, new york, mexico, connecticut ...
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Johnny Suede (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A struggling young musician and devoted fan of Ricky Nelson wants to be just like his idol and become a rock star.
Style: stylized, surreal, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician, song, liar, misfit, romance, celebrity culture, anti heroes, artists and showbiz, love and romance, lifestyle, rock musician, surrealism ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, wyoming
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The Soloist (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Los Angeles journalist befriends a homeless Juilliard-trained musician, while looking for a new article for the paper.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: prodigy, mental illness, cello, musician, homeless, music, musician's life, life is a bitch, misfit, rich and poor, unlikely partners, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
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Cadillac Records (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story of sex, violence, race and rock and roll in 1950s Chicago, and the exciting but turbulent lives of some of America's musical legends, including Muddy Waters, Leonard Chess, Little Walter, Howlin' Wolf, Etta James and Chuck Berry.
Style: sincere, realistic, sentimental, serious, captivating ...
Plot: musician's life, singer, musician, music, success, showbiz, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, performer's life, lifestyle, fame, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 40s, 50s, 1950s ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois, poland
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King of California (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Charlie gets released from an insane asylum and moves in with Miranda, the young daughter he left behind. Charlie believes that there is treasure hidden beneath the local Costco, so he puts together a plan to unearth the loot. By convincing Miranda ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, emotional, light ...
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, mental illness, mental institution, musician, child as adult, father daughter relationship, family relations, estrangement, escapades, obsessive quest, insanity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, southern california, mcdonald's restaurant, new jersey
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The Doors (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The story of the famous and influential 1960's rock band and its lead singer and composer, Jim Morrison.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, factual, surreal ...
Plot: music band, singer, musician, fame, drug abuse, star, mentally unstable, nervous breakdown, party, lsd, addiction, self destructing ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1940s, year 1971 ...
Place: california, usa, new mexico, venice beach california, miami ...
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The Red Violin (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, Italy, USA, UK, Austria
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Spans 300 years in the life of one famed musical instrument that winds up in present-day Montreal on the auction block. Crafted by the Italian master Bussotti (Cecchi) in 1681, the red violin derives its unusual color from the human blood mixed into ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, touching, emotional, enigmatic ...
Plot: monk, musician, monastery, auction, violin, romance, collector, obsessive quest, obsession, classical music, husband wife relationship, orphan ...
Time: 18th century
Place: beijing china, oxford university, shanghai, montreal, vienna
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Saturday Night Live (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show created by Lorne Michaels. The show's comedy sketches, which parody contemporary culture and politics, are performed by a large and varying cast of repertory and newer cast members. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, witty, topical humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: singer, parody, musician, politics, cross dressing, comedian, actor, performance, friends, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 70s, 90s ...
Place: usa, new york, america
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Hustle & Flow (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: With help from his friends, a Memphis pimp in a mid-life crisis attempts to become a successful hip-hop emcee.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, rough, sincere ...
Plot: hip hop, rapper, midlife crisis, career, musician, singer, drug dealing, human spirit, hip hop culture, life is a bitch, once in a lifetime opportunity, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tennessee, usa, memphis, mount everest, egypt ...
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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, realistic, stylized, non-linear, meditative ...
Plot: actor, music, musician, rock, star, poet, vietnam war, african american, ambition, fame, hopes, performer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 70s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, england, new jersey, woodstock ...
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High Fidelity (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When record store owner Rob Gordon gets dumped by his girlfriend, Laura, because he hasn't changed since they met, he revisits his top five breakups of all time in an attempt to figure out what went wrong. As Rob seeks out his former lovers to ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, self discovery, musician, rock, music, sexuality, record store, romance, career, looking for love, introspection, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, campus, london
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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, clever, meditative, melancholic, depressing ...
Plot: musician's life, music, cat, loneliness, singer, guitar, musician, homeless, ambition, struggle, performance, life is a bitch ...
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 Student (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Romantic comedy about an ambitious teaching student, busy preparing for her final exams, whose studies are interrupted by a passionate affair with a jazz musician. Twenty-one-year-old Valentine (Sophie Marceau) works part time as a teacher while ...
Style: realistic, humorous, romantic, light, touching ...
Plot: musician, student, love affair, couples, love, fall in love, love and romance, romance, relationship vs career, lifestyle, musician's life, student life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, france
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