Jazz singer movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant jazz singer movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, interesting, clever, melancholic and stylized films and TV shows about / with jazz singer, jazz, mentor, storytelling, friendship, jazz musician, dialogue, runaway, cigarette smoking and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Music genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as jazz singer: Monica Z (2013), Soul (2020), Triptych (2013), True Enough (2007), The Finger Man (1962), The Terminal (2004), The Salton Sea (2002), Sweet and Lowdown (1999), NightMan (1997), Lost Highway (1997).

List of jazz singer movies

 6.9
 4K
Monica Z (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Sweden
Duration: 111 min.
Story: "Monica Z" is a biopic about the Swedish singer and actress Monica Zetterlund focusing on her journey from a job as a telephone operator in a small town in Sweden to stardom in the clubs of New York and Stockholm.
Style: emotional, realistic, factual, uplifting, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: jazz singer, single mother, rising to stardom, ambition, nightclub singer, fame, jazz, drinking problem, father daughter relationship, follow your dream, relationship problems, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: sweden, new york, europe, usa, eastern europe ...
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 8.1
 255K
Soul (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Joe Gardner is a middle school teacher with a love for jazz music. After a successful gig at the Half Note Club, he suddenly gets into an accident that separates his soul from his body and is transported to the You Seminar, a center in which souls ...
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, philosophical, uplifting ...
Plot: meaning of life, self discovery, life & death, acceptance, musician, teaching the ways of the world, lifestyle change, life after death, jazz, afterlife, death, cat ...
Place: new york
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 6.7
 176
Triptych (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Adapted and inspired from the play Lipsynch, Triptyque is a contemporary urban saga that tells the story of Michelle (Lise Castonguay) a schizophrenic bookseller, Marie (Frédérike Bédard), singer and actress, and Thomas (Hans Piesbergen), a ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, contemplative, gloomy
Plot: destiny, mental illness, society, hopes, schizophrenic, surgical operation, sister sister relationship, voice, poetry, jazz singer, book seller, neurologist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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 5.9
 212
True Enough (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Anne is an attractive woman on the cusp of middle age trying in vain to divide her time fairly between her demanding job as a television presenter and her family. Her colleagues and friends have similar problems though.
Style: humorous, sexy, realistic, semi serious, sexual
Plot: infidelity, couples, jazz, writer's life, gender, lifestyle, film within a film, extramarital affair, television, body swapping, jazz singer, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, lyon
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The United States vs. Billie Holiday (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The Federal Bureau of Narcotics launches an undercover sting operation against jazz singer Billie Holiday.
Plot: jazz singer, war on drugs, fbi, civil rights, segregation, surveillance, heroin addiction, fbi agent, brothel, dysfunctional relationship, undercover, substance abuse ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, 50s
Place: new orleans
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 7.8
 10K
The Finger Man (1962)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A stone-faced Jean-Paul Belmondo stars as enigmatic gangster Silien, who may or may not be responsible for squealing on Faugel (Serge Reggiani), just released from the slammer and already involved in what should have been a simple heist. By the end ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, stylized, rough, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, gangsters, heist, frame up, cons and scams, vengeance, crime, crimes, tough heroes, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, crime gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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 7.4
 419K
The Terminal (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Viktor Navorski is a man without a country; his plane took off just as a coup d'etat exploded in his homeland, leaving it in shambles, and now he's stranded at Kennedy Airport, where he's holding a passport that nobody recognizes. ...
Style: touching, sincere, motivational, interesting, humorous ...
Plot: airport, loneliness, immigrants, passenger, culture clash, happy ending, fall in love, life philosophy, misfit, stranded, nothing goes right, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, eastern europe, canada, romania ...
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 7.1
 30K
The Salton Sea (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After the murder of his beloved wife, a man in search of redemption is set adrift in a world where nothing is as it seems. On his journey, he befriends slacker Jimmy "The Finn", becomes involved in rescuing his neighbor Colette from her ...
Style: neo noir, tense, bleak, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug abuse, drug lord, methamphetamine, death of wife, vengeance, crime, crimes, working undercover, double life, haunted by the past, rivalry, nothing to lose ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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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: semi serious, realistic, tragicomedy, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician, jazz, infidelity, music, love and romance, musician's life, nightlife, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, fall in love, actress, guitar ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois, new jersey
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 5.9
 683
NightMan (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Night Man is an American action/adventure/sci-fi series that aired in syndication from September 15, 1997 to May 17, 1999. The series is loosely based on a comic book published by Malibu Comics and was created by Steve Englehart and developed for ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, danger, escapades, fighting crime, rivalry, superhuman powers, adventure, heroes, imaginary, jazz, super strength, jazz singer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
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 7.6
 134K
Lost Highway (1997)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A tormented jazz musician finds himself lost in an enigmatic story involving murder, surveillance, gangsters, doppelgangers, and an impossible transformation inside a prison cell.
Style: surreal, neo noir, atmospheric, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: insanity, jealousy, hallucination, mystery, graphic violence, murder, transformation, prison, character change, dual identity, sexuality, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
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 7.0
 10K
Crooklyn (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: From Spike Lee comes this vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school-teacher, her stubborn jazz-musician husband and their five kids living in '70s Brooklyn.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental, semi autobiographical ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parenthood, coming of age, family relations, parents and children, urban, single parent, family problems, teenage life, couple relations, school, black people ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa, tokyo
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 7.7
 43K
Short Cuts (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Multi-storied, fish-eyed look at American culture with some 22 characters intersecting--profoundly or fleetingly--through each other's lives. Running the emotional gamut from disturbing to humorous, Altman's portrait of the contemporary ...
Style: sincere, realistic, captivating, talky, depressing ...
Plot: multiple storylines, suicide, cheating, redemption, infidelity, loss of loved one, party, family relations, hit by a car, fishing, family in crisis, adulthood ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, southern california
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 7.4
 2K
Taxi Blues (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Soviet Union, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Ivan is old Russia: thick, dour, hard-working, often brutish; he misses Communism. He drives a taxi and one night meets Alexi, a new Russian, a musician, an alcoholic, irresponsible. Alexi stiffs Ivan for the fare, so Ivan tracks him down and a ...
Style: psychological, stylized, disturbing, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, taxi, taxi driver, odd couple, life is a bitch, unlikely partners, opposites attract, misfit, social misfits, low lives, friends, musical tour ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, usa
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The Color Purple (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: An epic tale spanning forty years in the life of Celie, an African-American woman living in the South who survives incredible abuse and bigotry. After Celie's abusive father marries her off to the equally debasing "Mister" Albert ...
Style: uplifting, touching, sentimental, sincere, compassionate ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: domestic violence, incest, sexual abuse, incest rape, rape, feminism, life is a bitch, slavery, african american, dysfunctional family, self discovery, childbirth ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 1930s, 1910s, 1920s ...
Place: usa, southern usa, africa, tennessee, georgia
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The Cotton Club (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The story of the people that frequented Harlem's famous nightclubs, 'The Cotton Club', and those that ran it.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, intense, stylized ...
Plot: jazz, interracial relations, nightclub, mafia, gang war, gangsters, music, crimes, crime, love triangle, rivalry, love and romance ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 20s ...
Place: harlem, new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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Some Call It Loving (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A jazz musician falls in love with a comatose woman at a carny sideshow and takes her to his mansion to join his cabinet of sexual curiosities.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: carnival, coma, jazz singer, breasts, dancing, female full frontal nudity, tap dance, chambermaid, drunkenness, tap dancing, cheerleader uniform, nun costume ...
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Love with the Proper Stranger (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a one-night stand results in pregnancy, a musician and a young girl try to resolve the issue together.
Style: sincere, witty, psychological, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, love triangle, pregnancy, abortion, parents and children, fall in love, couples, romance, youth, babies and infants, love and romance, young lovers ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city
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Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Guinevere Pettigrew, a middle-aged London governess, finds herself unfairly dismissed from her job. An attempt to gain new employment catapults her into the glamorous world and dizzying social whirl of an American actress and singer, Delysia Lafosse.
Style: touching, romantic, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love affair, actress, love and romance, high society, social differences, governess, friendship, love triangle, pianist, fall in love, actor's life, lifestyle ...
Time: 1930s, year 1939, 30s, 20th century, pre world war two
Place: england, london, europe
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Girl with a Suitcase (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lorenzo, who's 16 and born to a wealthy family in Parma, tries to make things right toward a showgirl, Aida, whom his older brother has mistreated. In extending kindness and standing up for her, he comes of age. But, is there anything he can do ...
Plot: coming of age, sexy woman, envelope of money, pretty woman, big breasts, unemployment, large breasts, job seeking, cleavage, priest, suitcase, money ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: italy
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Poor Pretty Eddie (1975)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A wrong turn on a jazz singer's road trip results in her car breaking down near an isolated lodge run by a faded starlet and a young, homicidal Elvis impersonator.
Style: offbeat, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: injustice, psychopath, rivalry, wedding, racism, woman in danger, rape, redneck, car, backwoods, survival, hotel ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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 7.6
 11K
Night Court (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Night Court is an American television situation comedy that aired on NBC from January 4, 1984 to May 31, 1992. The setting was the night shift of a Manhattan court, presided over by the young, unorthodox Judge Harold T. "Harry" Stone. It ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, clever, offbeat, not serious ...
Plot: courtroom, jazz, legal, legal action, workplace, workplace situations, lawyers and clients, power relations, up and down relationship, district attorney, unconventional method, nightshift ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
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 5.3
 1K
Teknolust (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Anxious to use artificial life to improve the world, Rosetta Stone, a bio-geneticist creates a Recipe for Cyborgs and uses her own DNA in order to breed three Self Replicating Automatons, part human, part computer named Ruby, Olive and Marine.
Style: futuristic, semi serious, humorous, sexy, exciting ...
Plot: experiment gone awry, man versus machine, androids and robots, danger, cloning, future dystopia, fall in love, mad scientist, disorder, chaos, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
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The Marc Pease Experience (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Former high school musical star, Marc Pease, finds himself still living in the past, eight years after graduating.
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, light, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: high school, youth, artists and showbiz, ambition, desire for fame, actor's life, love and romance, teachers and students, love triangle, mentor, music teacher, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Liberty Heights (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Anti-Semitism, race relations, coming of age, and fathers and sons: in Baltimore from fall, 1954, to fall, 1955.
Style: semi autobiographical, emotional, sentimental, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: coming of age, anti semitism, americana, racism, interracial relations, high school, family relations, culture clash, race issues, human nature, parents and children, social differences ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 60s, 20th century, year 1955 ...
Place: baltimore, usa, maryland, atlantic city new jersey
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 6.3
 4K
Kansas City (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Robert Altman's story is a riff on race, class, and power cross-cuts between the two kidnappings and the background of corrupt politics and virtuoso jazz music. It all takes place in Kansas City in 1934.
Style: atmospheric, talky, offbeat, realistic, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, jazz, nightclub, gambling, politician, election, crimes, crime, politics, couple relations, captivity ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: usa, kansas city, kansas, missouri
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 7.4
 561K
John Wick (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, China
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, one man army, vengeance, lone hero, vigilante, tough guy, dark hero, gunfight, criminal's revenge, revenge, gangsters, shooting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, brooklyn new york city
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Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, France, UK, Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of journalist, Edward R Murrow's stand against Senator McCarthy's anti-communist witch-hunts in the early 1950s.
Style: disturbing, factual, tense, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: media, journalism, fighting the system, politics, patriotism, mccarthyism, society, television, workplace, state affairs, media coverage, communism ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: usa, new york, california, ussr, washington d.c. ...
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The Girl in the Park (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A mother, enduringly traumatized by the disappearance of her three-year old daughter 15 years ago, has cut herself off from her ex-husband and son. However, when a troubled young woman with a checkered past enters her life, old psychic wounds ...
Style: serious, psychological, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, obsession, haunted by the past, loss of daughter, older woman younger woman relationship, social misfits, isolation, family relations, misfit, loss of child, female protagonist, memory loss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Yesterday Was a Lie (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Hoyle a girl with a sharp mind and a weakness for bourbon -- finds herself on the trail of a reclusive genius. But her work takes a series of unforeseen twists as events around her grow increasingly fragmented... disconnected... surreal. With an ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, serious, surreal, tense ...
Plot: uncover truth, mysterious character, mystery, rivalry, crimes, intrigue, dishonesty, private detective, life is a bitch, profanity, strong female presence, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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