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The list contains the best, new and most relevant rock movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, clever, melancholic, offbeat and harsh films and TV shows about / with rock, artists and showbiz, storytelling, dialogue, mentor, friends, culture clash, music, runaway and musician's life plots mostly in Comedy, Music and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as rock: Beavis and Butt-Head (1993), Leto (2018), The Crow (1994), Lighthouse (1999), Almost Famous (2000), The Beat Beneath My Feet (2014), Dyke Hard (2014), Rockula (1990), School of Rock (2003), Light of Day (1987).
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The Crow
Action, Drama, Fantasy
USA
102 min.
 7.6
Almost Famous
Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Music
USA
122 min.
 7.9
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Zombinatrix
Fantasy, Horror, Music, Thriller
USA

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Beavis and Butt-Head
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
Story: Beavis and Butt-head are high school students whose lifestyles revolve around TV, junk food (usually nachos), shopping malls, heavy metal music, and trying to "score with chicks". Each show contains short cartoons centering on the duo who ...
Style: bad taste humour, humorous, witty, realistic, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: buddies, odd couple, stupidity, heavy metal, rock, media satire, hardcase students, high school, escapades, practical joke, nothing goes right, fart joke ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas
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 7.6
 1K
Leto
Genre: Biography, Music, Romance
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Leningrad, one summer in the early eighties. Smuggling LP’s by Lou Reed and David Bowie, the underground rock scene is boiling ahead of the Perestroika. Mike and his beautiful wife Natasha meet with young Viktor Tsoï. Together with friends, they ...
Style: light, breathtaking, atmospheric, inspirational, romantic
Plot: music band, buddies, singing, husband wife relationship, musician, drinking, autobiography, musician's life, rock, youth, party, alcohol ...
Time: 80s
Place: ussr, russia
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 7.6
 151K
The Crow
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Exactly one year after young rock guitarist Eric Draven and his fiancée are brutally killed by a ruthless gang of criminals, Draven -- watched over by a hypnotic crow -- returns from the grave to exact revenge.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, vengeance, good versus evil, vigilante, afterlife, love, supernatural, back from the dead, murder, vigilantism, violence, justice ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: detroit
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 5.0
 1K
Lighthouse
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A prison ship on its way to a remote island prison runs aground on rocks and sinks. Mixed survivors of cons and prison guards struggle ashore, only to discover to their horror that another survivor got there first - the murderous & psychotic Leo ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense
Plot: rock, serial killer, survival, isolation, ship, psychopath, who done it, island, prison, confined, severed head, shipwreck ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
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 7.9
 229K
Almost Famous
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In 1973, 15-year-old William Miller's unabashed love of music and aspiration to become a rock journalist lands him an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine to interview and tour with the up-and-coming band Stillwater – fronted by lead guitar ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, earnest, melancholic ...
Plot: coming of age, innocence lost, music, journalism, on the road, mentor, rock, drugs, music business, adolescence, friendship, teenager ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, phoenix arizona, san diego california, cleveland ohio
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The Beat Beneath My Feet
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A teenage boy lives with his single mum in a flat in South London. Into the flat below moves an anti-social, former Rock God who faked his death 8 years ago. The teenage boy works out who the mysterious neighbour is and blackmails him into teaching ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: rock, musician's life, teenage life, ambition, youth, power relations, social misfits, guitar, musician, neighbor, desire for fame, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, britain
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 4.9
 273
Dyke Hard
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bitte Andersson’s debut feature »Dyke Hard« is a wild John Waters-inspired queer comedy following a lesbian rock band’s violent adventures back in 1986. Dyke Hard is a failed rock group travelling to a battle of the bands competition in the ...
Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, offbeat, exciting
Plot: rock, gays and lesbians, music band, artists and showbiz, disorder, gender, friends, escapades, imaginary, dance, music, gay culture ...
Place: sweden
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 5.4
 704
Rockula
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young vampire cannot lose his virginity because of a curse imposed upon him centuries ago.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, scary, sexy
Plot: vampire, rock, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, musician's life, haunted by the past, rock star, artists and showbiz, danger, imaginary, youth, loss of virginity ...
Time: 80s
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 7.1
 235K
School of Rock
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 108 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, witty, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, family outing
Plot: music, school, rock and roll, teacher, underdog, high school, music band, rock, rebellion, friendship, drinking, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, california
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 5.5
 2K
Light of Day
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fox and Jett play a brother and sister who are lead performers in a rock band, The Barbusters, in Cleveland, Ohio. The sister, Patti Rasnick, is an unmarried mother and has a troubled relationship with her own mother, who is deeply religious. ...
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: cancer, music, rock, rock and roll, music band, hospital, working class, musician's life, family, dysfunctional family, redemption, single parent ...
Time: 80s
Place: cleveland ohio
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 7.5
 983
This Is Elvis
Genre: Biography, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Though several actors portray Elvis Presley at different stages of his life, this documentary is comprised mostly of actual performance footage and interviews with Elvis, his fans and those close to him. This biographical docu-drama features rare ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, sweet, romantic ...
Plot: music, rock and roll, rock, musician's life, death, hospital, blues, performer's life, life philosophy, oldies, rise and fall, childhood ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 1950s
Place: hawaii, new jersey, germany
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 5.8
 20K
Last Days
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, psychological, serious, meditative, art house ...
Plot: music, drug abuse, rock, addiction, isolation, depression, death, suicide, storytelling, rock and roll, musician's life, existentialism ...
Place: seattle, usa
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 6.1
 4K
Suck
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The film follows a petty rock band called the Winners, consisting of vocalist Joey Winner, bassist Jennifer, guitarist Tyler, drummer Sam, and French-Canadian roadie Hugo, along with their sleazy manager Jeff, as they tour across Canada and the USA ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, humorous, scary, not serious ...
Plot: vampire, rock band, musician's life, desire for fame, supernatural, friends, lifestyle, gory, parody, blind ambition, track down, concert tour ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, usa
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Prey for Rock & Roll
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Prey for Rock & Roll is set in the Los Angeles club scene of the late 1980s and follows the story of Jacki (Gershon) and her all-girl punk rock band, Clam Dandy. On the verge of turning 40, Jacki decides that if the band's one last shot ...
Style: serious, witty, realistic, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: rock, music, musician's life, drugs/alcohol, strong sexual content, drug abuse, midlife crisis, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, concert, revenge, lesbian ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Singer Dewey Cox overcomes adversity to become a musical legend.
Style: humorous, clever, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, parody, farce, rock and roll, drug abuse, rock, marijuana, stupidity, drugs, musician's life, drugs/alcohol, male nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: usa
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This Must Be the Place
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Ireland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A bored, retired rock star sets out to find his father's executioner, an ex-Nazi war criminal who is a refugee in the U.S.
Style: surreal, stylized, road movie, tragicomedy, semi serious ...
Plot: self discovery, redemption, surrealism, rock, holocaust, on the road, revenge, road trip, depression, loneliness, father daughter relationship, eccentricity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, michigan, new mexico, usa, latin america ...
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The Boat That Rocked
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, Germany, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The Boat that Rocked is an ensemble comedy, where the romance is between the young people of the 60s, and pop music. It's about a band of DJs that captivate Britain, playing the music that defines a generation and standing up to a government ...
Style: humorous, witty, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: music, rebellion, friendship, radio, boat, rock, ship, rebelliousness, rock and roll, british, ocean or sea, dancing ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: england, london
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 7.0
 52K
I'm Not There.
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, clever, surreal, offbeat, enigmatic ...
Plot: music, rock and roll, rock, surrealism, existentialism, artist, folk, musician's life, drug addiction, drugs, drinking, poetry ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, minnesota, harlem manhattan new york city, woodstock ...
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Wayne's World 2
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A message from Jim Morrison in a dream prompts cable access TV stars Wayne and Garth to put on a rock concert, "Waynestock," with Aerosmith as headliners. But amid the preparations, Wayne frets that a record producer is putting the moves ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, funny ...
Audience: date night, teens, boys' night
Plot: rock, heavy metal, buddies, rock and roll, parody, media satire, verbal byplay, music, kung fu, tv show, concert, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa
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Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 93 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, offbeat, funny, idiotic ...
Plot: music, farce, devil, destiny, rock, heavy metal, rock and roll, drugs/alcohol, buddies, weed, goofy hero, music business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, venice beach california
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 6.2
 35K
The Rocker
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Rob "Fish" Fishman is the drummer in '80s hair metal band Vesuvius. He's unceremoniously booted as the group signs a big record deal, is out of the music world for 20 years - and then receives a second chance with his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, heavy metal, rock, music business, rock and roll, music band, drugs/alcohol, musician's life, showbiz, youth, fish, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2000s
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
Is relevant ?
 8.5
 1.0M
The Departed
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 151 min.
Story: To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises ...
Style: twist ending, suspense, tense, bleak, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover cop, mole, crime, gangsters, mafia, police, working undercover, police investigation, law enforcement, corruption, police corruption, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, china, harvard university, taiwan
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 8.1
 505K
Into the Wild
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The true story of top student and athlete, Christopher McCandless, who after graduating from Emory University in 1992, abandoned his possessions, gave his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhiked to Alaska to live in the wilderness.
Style: road movie, philosophical, captivating, melancholic, inspirational ...
Plot: wilderness, self discovery, survival, isolation, adventure, life & death, freedom, introspection, life philosophy, travel, loneliness, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1990, year 1992 ...
Place: alaska, usa, cross country, arizona, virginia ...
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The Big Lebowski
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski, a Los Angeles slacker who only wants to bowl and drink white Russians, is mistaken for another Jeffrey Lebowski, a wheelchair-bound millionaire, and finds himself dragged into a strange series of events ...
Style: surreal, humorous, twists and turns, absurd, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mistaken identity, bowling, buddies, crime, twists & turns, sarcasm, dialogue, plot twist, rug, crime gone awry, weed, irreverent ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, malibu california, pasadena california
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Flight of the Conchords
Genre: Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: The trials and tribulations of a two man, digi-folk band who have moved from New Zealand to New York in the hope of forging a successful music career. So far they've managed to find a manager (whose "other" job is at the New Zealand ...
Style: not serious, surreal, humorous, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: music, rock, nothing goes right, fish out of water, goofy hero, buddies, music band, musician's life, culture clash, artists and showbiz, friends, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new zealand
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Lost in Translation
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two lost souls visiting Tokyo -- the young, neglected wife of a photographer and a washed-up movie star shooting a TV commercial -- find an odd solace and pensive freedom to be real in each other's company, away from their lives in America.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, touching, stylized, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: loneliness, midlife crisis, culture clash, hotel, friendship, romance, depression, isolation, fish out of water, rock, photographer, actor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, yale university
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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Raoul Duke and his attorney Dr. Gonzo drive a red convertible across the Mojave desert to Las Vegas with a suitcase full of drugs to cover a motorcycle race. As their consumption of drugs increases at an alarming rate, the stoned duo trash their ...
Style: surreal, cynical, stylized, clever, humorous ...
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, journalism, marijuana, drugs, paranoia, culture clash, hotel, road trip, surrealism, on the road, desert ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1965
Place: las vegas, usa
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 6.7
 4K
Singam
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: The story, set in the backdrop of Nallore, a small town in Thoothukudi District, revolves around Sub-Inspector Durai Singam (Surya), a brave and just policeman who serves in his hometown primarily to fulfill his father’s (Radha Ravi) wish. Durai ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: hospital, rock, crimes, police station, rivalry, store, goofy hero, crime, chase, village, kidnapping, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Gas! -Or- It Became Necessary to Destroy the World in Order to Save It.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A gas is let loose upon the world that kills anyone over 25 years old.
Style: futuristic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, biting ...
Plot: rock, on the road, drugs/alcohol, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, danger, society, gangsters, end of the world, music band, aging, obsessive quest ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, future, 1960s
Place: alaska, new mexico, texas
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Terror in the Night
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: A troubled teen with an undeserved criminal past is the suspect when young women start turning up around town dead and marked up with lipstick.
Style: serious, scary, realistic
Plot: rock, serial killer, high school, crime, haunted by the past, who done it, psychopath, crimes, deadly, teenager, murder, youth ...
Time: 60s
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