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, serious, talky and sentimental films and TV shows about / with musician, singer, music, storytelling, artists and showbiz, mentor, singing, song, runaway and dialogue plots mostly in Music, Drama and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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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), Get Him to the Greek (2010), Ernest & Celestine (2012), Black Snake Moan (2006).

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, music band, singer, fame, gay, aids, musician, rise to the top, prodigy, lgbt, friendship between men, desire for fame ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1976, year 1970, year 1982 ...
Place: england, britain, edinburgh scotland, munich germany, atlanta georgia ...
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 7.2
 254K
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, training, student, rivalry, lifestyle, youth, female friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, california
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 8.4
 289K
Coco (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, 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, afterlife, life after death, life & death, boy, guitar, singer, 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, philosophical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: vampire, supernatural romance, musician, true love, love, lovers reunited, immortality, family relations, supernatural, love and romance, blood, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1968, year 1975, 2010s
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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, broken heart, group of friends, looking for love, friendship, twentysomething life, friendship between girls, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, flatmate, job seeking, love triangle ...
Time: 2000s
Place: japan, tokyo
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 7.1
 33K
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, semi serious ...
Plot: prodigy, musician, musician's life, follow your dream, coming of age, aunt nephew relationship, dysfunctional family, hopes, parents and children, aspiring musician, adolescence, childhood ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s, 1940s
Place: liverpool, england, europe, hamburg germany, new zealand ...
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 7.3
 79K
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, alcoholic, country music, hopes, musician's life, love and romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas, new mexico, phoenix arizona, houston texas ...
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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, showbiz, lifestyle, disorder, musician's life, plan gone awry, celebrity culture, friends, alcohol abuse, intern, comeback ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, los angeles, new york, usa, california ...
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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, uplifting, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: friendship, prejudice, mouse, musician, dentist, bear, artist, family, underground, desperation, friends, getting along ...
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, rough, realistic ...
Plot: sex addict, musician, blues, redemption, small town, child abuse, party, abuse, nervous breakdown, moonshine, captive, nymphomaniac ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tennessee, mississippi, usa, southern usa
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 7.1
 241K
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, teachers and students, music, musician, youth, rock band, school, idealism, ambition, rock, rock musician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
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 7.9
 52K
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, feel good ...
Audience: kids
Plot: boarding school, teachers and students, boarding school life, music, teacher, singer, childhood, musician, friendship, school, changing lives, boss ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: france, europe, england
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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, pianist, jazz, addiction, heroin, musician, civil rights, african american, guilt, music, ambition, lifestyle ...
Time: 30s, 60s, 70s, 20th century, 50s ...
Place: usa, georgia, seattle washington, houston texas, st. louis missouri ...
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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: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: musician, sexuality, actor, love affair, young lovers, romance, couple relations, fall in love, youth, musician's life, lifestyle, actor's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa, new york, mexico, manhattan new york city ...
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 5.8
 3K
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, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician, song, liar, celebrity culture, anti heroes, romance, misfit, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, love and romance, surrealism, rock musician ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, wyoming
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 48K
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, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: prodigy, mental illness, cello, musician, homeless, music, life is a bitch, musician's life, rich and poor, misfit, 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, captivating, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: singer, musician, musician's life, music, showbiz, success, fame, performer's life, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, ambition, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 40s, 60s, 1950s ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois, poland
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 77K
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, addiction, self destructing, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1940s, year 1970 ...
Place: california, usa, new mexico, venice beach california, miami ...
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 7.7
 30K
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: montreal, beijing china, oxford university, shanghai, 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: not serious, humorous, witty, talky, topical humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, musician, singer, performance, actor, cross dressing, comedian, politics, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, friends, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 80s, 90s, 70s ...
Place: usa, new york, america
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 36K
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, sincere, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: hip hop, midlife crisis, career, musician, rapper, drug dealing, singer, hip hop culture, human spirit, life is a bitch, once in a lifetime opportunity, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tennessee, usa, memphis, mount everest, egypt ...
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 54K
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, vietnam war, poet, african american, ambition, musician's life, fame, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 70s, 60s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, england, new jersey, woodstock ...
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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, clever, meditative, melancholic, depressing ...
Plot: musician's life, music, cat, loneliness, singer, guitar, musician, homeless, ambition, struggle, financial problem, performance ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1961
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, chicago illinois ...
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 2K
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: love, student, musician, love affair, couples, fall in love, romance, love and romance, relationship vs career, lifestyle, student life, musician's life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 1K
Sunset Strip (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A day in Hollywood, 1972, with young people looking for the 24 hours that will change their lives. Zach will open that night for a British rocker at Whisky a Go-Go; he lives in a canyon and plays impromptu duets with a mysterious guitarist he ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, musician, ambition, rising to stardom, celebrity culture, desire for fame, nightlife, music band, love triangle, showbiz, actor's life, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, year 1972
Place: california, usa, los angeles
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 21K
Last Days (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The life and struggles of a notorious rock musician seeping into a pit of loneliness whose everyday life involves friends and family seeking financial aid and favors, inspired by rock music legend Kurt Cobain and his final hours.
Style: bleak, serious, psychological, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: rock, musician, singer, addiction, isolation, drug abuse, musician's life, life is a bitch, lifestyle, music, depression, confinement indoors ...
Place: seattle, usa
Is relevant ?
 4.8
 7K
Passion Play (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An angel under the thumb of a ruthless gangster is saved by a trumpet player down on his luck.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, uplifting, touching ...
Plot: musician, angel, love affair, redemption, romance, fall in love, danger, unlikely couple, down on your luck, desert, wings, captivity ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: usa, los angeles
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 9K
MADtv (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Reality-TV, Talk-Show
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: MADtv is an American sketch comedy television series based on Mad, and contained animated Spy vs. Spy and Don Martin cartoon shorts as well as images of Alfred E. Neuman. Its first TV broadcast was on October 14, 1995. The one-hour show aired ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, light, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: comedian, guest, live performance, singer, musician, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, performance, cross dressing, actor, television, pop culture ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 158K
Desperado (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A gunslinger is embroiled in a war with a local drug runner.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, dangerous attraction, lone hero, drug lord, revenge, dark hero, loss of loved one, brutality, tragic hero, musician, crime, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, latin america
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Sweet and Lowdown (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A comedic biopic focused on the life of fictional jazz guitarist Emmett Ray. Ray was an irresponsible, free-spending, arrogant, obnoxious, alcohol-abusing, miserable human being, who was also arguably the best guitarist in the world.
Style: tragicomedy, sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: jazz, infidelity, musician, music, musician's life, love and romance, fall in love, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, actress, guitar, music business ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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