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, visually appealing, melancholic, feel good, interesting and talky films and TV shows about / with musician, music, singer, storytelling, mentor, runaway, dialogue, singing, destiny and artists and showbiz plots mostly in Music, Drama and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as musician: Bohemian Rhapsody (2018), Only Lovers Left Alive (2013), Crazy Heart (2009), Pitch Perfect (2012), Ray (2004), Coco (2017), The Chorus (2004), Nowhere Boy (2009), The Legend of 1900 (1998), Get Him to the Greek (2010).

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, based on true events, sexy ...
Plot: rock band, musician, singer, music band, fame, gay, aids, musician's life, rise to the top, desire for fame, friendship between men, homosexual ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1976, year 1975 ...
Place: england, britain, london, new york, pittsburgh ...
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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: atmospheric, stylized, melancholic, gloomy, artsy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: vampire, musician, supernatural romance, goth, lovers reunited, immortality, supernatural, true love, love, family relations, blood, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1975, 2010s, year 1968
Place: detroit
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 7.2
 82K
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, alcohol abuse, country music, journalist, loneliness, singer, redemption, financial problem, hopes, alcoholic, musician's life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas, nashville tennessee, new mexico, houston texas ...
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 7.2
 268K
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: feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: music band, youth, young woman, friends, female protagonist, follow your dream, competition, lifestyle, rivalry, student, college life, student life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, california
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 7.7
 134K
Ray (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Born on a sharecropping plantation in Northern Florida, Ray Charles went blind at seven. Inspired by a fiercely independent mom who insisted he make his own way, He found his calling and his gift behind a piano keyboard. Touring across the Southern ...
Style: captivating, sincere, sentimental, emotional, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, jazz, musician, pianist, addiction, heroin, blues, civil rights, guilt, african american, music, ambition ...
Time: 1930s, 70s, 60s, 50s, 30s ...
Place: usa, georgia, montreal, tokyo, harlem ...
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 8.4
 339K
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: touching, atmospheric, fairy tale, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: disney, life after death, musician, boy, childhood, singer, fantasy world, life & death, music, family, child protagonist, guitar ...
Time: year 2017
Place: mexico
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 7.9
 55K
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, feel good, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: teachers and students, boarding school life, boarding school, teacher, childhood, music, orphan, singer, boss, musician, friendship, changing lives ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: france, europe, new york, paris france, england
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 7.1
 34K
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: witty, sincere, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: musician's life, prodigy, follow your dream, musician, coming of age, rock and roll, adolescence, aunt nephew relationship, dysfunctional family, parents and children, hopes, aspiring musician ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1960s, 60s ...
Place: liverpool, europe, england, hamburg germany, new zealand ...
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The Legend of 1900 (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 169 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, loneliness, music, ship, genius, musician's life, ocean, passenger ...
Time: 30s, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 20th century ...
Place: new york, new orleans
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Get Him to the Greek (2010)
Genre: 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, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: musician, plan gone awry, lifestyle, showbiz, musician's life, disorder, friends, alcohol abuse, celebrity culture, intern, comeback, irresponsible ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, los angeles, new york, california, usa ...
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 7.3
 38K
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: bleak, realistic, touching, serious, rough ...
Plot: hip hop, rapper, midlife crisis, musician, career, drug dealing, singer, hip hop culture, life is a bitch, human spirit, lifestyle, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: memphis, tennessee, usa, mount everest, egypt ...
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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, clever, melancholic, depressing ...
Plot: musician's life, cat, music, musician, loneliness, singer, guitar, homeless, ambition, struggle, life is a bitch, follow your dream ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1961
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
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 7.1
 258K
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, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing, kids
Plot: music band, teacher, rock band, musician, rock music, teachers and students, school, youth, music, rock and roll, rock musician, idealism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, california
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Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Scott Pilgrim is a 23 year old Canadian slacker and wannabe rockstar who falls in love with an American delivery girl, Ramona V. Flowers, and must defeat her seven "evil exes" to be able to date her.
Style: stylized, comic, exciting, colourful, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: twentysomething life, musician, slacker, martial arts, music band, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, romance, dreams, love and romance, postmodernism, rivalry, stylized violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, montreal, montreal quebec
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 7.7
 60K
Control (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA, Australia, Japan, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Control is the biography of Joy Division lead singer Ian Curtis, taking his story from schoolboy days of 1973 to his suicide on the eve of the band's first American tour in 1980.
Style: atmospheric, melancholic, depressing, touching, lyrical ...
Plot: musician's life, epilepsy, punk, music, musician, singer, music band, depression, journalist, rock, lifestyle, rise and fall ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1980, 80s
Place: europe, england, manchester, manchester england, northern england
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 8.2
 323K
Green Book (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA, China
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: uplifting, captivating, feel good, light, funny ...
Plot: friendship, racism, interracial friendship, blacks and whites, friend, musician, prejudice, chauffeur, driver, journey, piano playing, american south ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1962, 2010s
Place: bronx new york city, southern usa, manhattan new york city, pittsburgh, memphis ...
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 5.9
 4K
Rock Dog (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music
Country: China, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a radio falls from the sky into the hands of a wide-eyed Tibetan Mastiff, he leaves home to fulfill his dream of becoming a musician, setting into motion a series of completely unexpected events.
Style: captivating, exciting, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: rock, dog, musician, village, cat, father son relationship, singing, fame, inspiration, adventure, music, concert ...
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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: cult film, emotional, sentimental, semi serious, lyrical ...
Plot: transsexual, transvestism, singer, musician, gender bending, betrayal, gays and lesbians, sex, musician's life, self discovery, artist, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, europe, kansas, usa, east germany ...
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 6.8
 19K
Quartet (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The directorial debut of Dustin Hoffman, Quartet is a high-drama comedy about temperamental divas and old grudges, passion and pride, romance and Rigoletto. At a home for retired musicians, the annual concert to celebrate Verdi's birthday is ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: elderly, retired, retirement home life, musician, aging, opera, reconciliation, retirement home, concert, rehearsal, musician's life, human spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, paris france
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 6.3
 17K
Country Strong (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Soon after the rising young singer-songwriter Beau Williams gets involved with a fallen, emotionally unstable country star Kelly Canter, the pair embark on a career resurrection tour helmed by her husband/manager James and featuring a beauty ...
Style: sentimental, serious, melancholic, intense, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: country music, musician, infidelity, alcohol, love triangle, musician's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, showbiz, ambition, love and romance, tragic event ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, austin texas, tennessee, nashville tennessee ...
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 7.2
 167K
Desperado (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A gunslinger is embroiled in a war with a local drug runner.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, revenge, hitman, dark hero, dangerous attraction, drug lord, loss of loved one, musician, gangsters, brutality, tragic hero, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, latin america
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24 Hour Party People (2002)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1976, Tony Wilson sets up Factory Records and brings Manchester's music to the world.
Style: witty, humorous, sincere, stylized, clever ...
Plot: nightclub, musician, clubbing, party, ambition, businessman, lifestyle, success, music band, life changing experience, artists and showbiz, rise and fall ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: england, europe, manchester, northern england, london
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The Band's Visit (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Israel, USA, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Once-not long ago-a small Egyptian police band arrived in Israel. Not many remember this... It wasn't that important. A band comprised of members of the Egyptian police force head to Israel to play at the inaugural ceremony of an Arab arts ...
Style: humorous, sincere, enigmatic, emotional, touching ...
Plot: orchestra, musician, culture clash, small town, fish out of water, society, disorder, opposites attract, singer, stranded, small town life, ethnic conflict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east, egypt
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 8.4
 2K
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, touching, emotional, realistic, not serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rock band, musician, looking for love, friendship, twentysomething life, job seeking, broken heart, friendship between girls, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, flatmate, group of friends, love triangle ...
Time: 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan
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A Prairie Home Companion (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A look at what goes on backstage during the last broadcast of America's most celebrated radio show, where singing cowboys Dusty and Lefty, a country music siren, and a host of others hold court
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good, lyrical ...
Plot: backstage, musician, radio, singer, radio show, performance, country music, cowboy, musician's life, lifestyle, society, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: minnesota, usa, chicago illinois, wisconsin, texas ...
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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, captivating, serious ...
Plot: musician's life, singer, musician, music, blues, success, showbiz, rock and roll, lifestyle, ambition, fame, rising to stardom ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 40s, 1940s ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois, poland
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 6.7
 50K
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, cello, homeless, musician, music, street musician, mental illness, life is a bitch, musician's life, misfit, rich and poor, unlikely partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
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 7.6
 31K
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, obsessive quest, collector, obsession, classical music, husband wife relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 18th century
Place: montreal, oxford university, shanghai, beijing china, vienna
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 7.2
 81K
The Doors (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA, France
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, serious, atmospheric, factual, surreal ...
Plot: music band, singer, drug abuse, musician, hallucination, hippie, fame, star, mentally unstable, nervous breakdown, party, lsd ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1971, 1940s ...
Place: california, usa, new york, san francisco, venice beach california ...
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 7.2
 795
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: musician, music band, romance, music, artists and showbiz, performer's life, homosexual, singer, ambition, destiny, friends, media sensation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: asia, japan
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