Rock movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant rock movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, visually appealing, melancholic, stylized and harsh films and TV shows about / with rock, music, musician, rock and roll, artists and showbiz, storytelling, mentor, dialogue, musician's life and life philosophy 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 rock: The Boat That Rocked (2009), Ex Drummer (2007), The Dirt (2019), Rock Dog (2016), Rock of Ages (2012), Heavy Trip (2018), Almost Famous (2000), Pink Floyd The Wall (1982), Stoned (2005), This Must Be the Place (2011).

List of rock movies

The Boat That Rocked (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, France, Germany
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, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, colourful ...
Plot: rock, radio, hippie, rebelliousness, friendship, rebellion, music, ambition, friends, ship, ocean or sea, boat ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: britain, london, england
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 7.0
 9K
Ex Drummer (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Music
Country: Belgium, France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three handicapped losers who form a band ask famous writer Dries to be their drummer. He joins the band and starts manipulating them.
Style: dark humor, suspenseful, disturbing, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: rock, homosexual, loser, manipulation, cocaine, sexual perversion, rehearsal, lifestyle, buddies, music band, rapist, nihilism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 35K
The Dirt (2019)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of Mötley Crüe and their rise from the Sunset Strip club scene of the early 1980s to superstardom.
Style: psychological, sexy, tense, humorous, surprise ending
Plot: music band, rock, guitarist, drummer, singer, band, bassist, junkie, businessman, drug, loss of child, drums ...
Time: 80s
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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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 5.9
 72K
Rock of Ages (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A small town girl and a city boy meet on the Sunset Strip, while pursuing their Hollywood dreams.
Style: humorous, stylized, entertaining, light, lyrical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: rock, ambition, fall in love, teenager, rock star, waiter, youth, performance, musician's life, follow your dream, hopes, americana ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 7.0
 7K
Heavy Trip (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Finland, Norway, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Turo is stuck in a small village and the best thing in his life is being the lead vocalist for the amateur metal band Impaled Rektum. He and his bandmates have practiced for 12 years without playing a single gig. The guys get a surprise visitor from ...
Style: road movie, humorous, captivating, light, feel good
Plot: rock, viking, heavy metal, road trip, border, grave robbing, festival, finnish, friendship, rock music, rock band, small town ...
Time: 2010s
Place: finland, norway
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Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006)
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, entertaining, idiotic, absurd ...
Plot: heavy metal culture, rock, musician, friendship, farce, obsessive quest, rock star, devil, odd couple, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, dimwit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, venice beach california
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 7.9
 244K
Almost Famous (2000)
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: feel good, realistic, sentimental, captivating, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, musician's life, rock, on the road, music, journalism, musician, music band, fame, aspiring writer, innocence lost, stewardess ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, phoenix arizona, new york, san francisco ...
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Pink Floyd The Wall (1982)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Music, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A troubled rock star descends into madness in the midst of his physical and social isolation from everyone.
Style: psychedelic, cult film, psychological, adult animation, experimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, rock, hallucination, isolation, teacher, nightmare, racial slur, police brutality, wall, childhood, rebellion, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 70s, 40s, 60s ...
Place: england, europe, los angeles
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 5.8
 4K
Stoned (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A chronicle of the sordid life and suspicious death of Rolling Stones co-founder Brian Jones, who was found in the bottom of his swimming pool weeks after being let go from the band.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, flamboyance
Plot: rock, musician's life, drug abuse, life is a bitch, showbiz, rock star, rise and fall, addiction, music band, artists and showbiz, friendship, love ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, contemporary
Place: london, paris france, morocco, munich germany
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This Must Be the Place (2011)
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: tragicomedy, touching, surreal, melancholic, witty ...
Plot: rock, self discovery, redemption, obsessive quest, reconciliation, hopes, parent child relationship, haunted by the past, war crime, confession, eccentricity, surrealism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico, michigan, usa, ireland, new york ...
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 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: psychedelic, bleak, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: rock, musician, singer, addiction, isolation, drug abuse, lifestyle, life is a bitch, musician's life, music, depression, artists and showbiz ...
Place: seattle, usa
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 6.9
 14K
Lemonade Mouth (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story follows five disparate high school students - Olivia, Mo, Charlie, Stella, and Wen who meet in detention. They realize they are destined to rock, and ultimately form a band that becomes a champion for students sidelined by the high school ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, entertaining
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, youth, high school, friends, music band, artists and showbiz, friendship, performance, young people, lifestyle, family, follow your dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 162K
The Crow (1994)
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, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: halloween, vengeance, vigilantism, afterlife, supernatural, dark fantasy, goth, superhero, vigilante, murder, dark hero, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: detroit
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 7.4
 119K
Labyrinth (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Frustrated with babysitting on yet another weekend night, Sarah - a teenager with an active imagination - summons the Goblins from her favourite book, "Labyrinth", to take the baby stepbrother away. When little Toby actually disappears, ...
Style: gothic, fairy tale, offbeat, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: rescue, good versus evil, fantasy world, adventure, hopes, danger, beast, heroes, puppet, surrealism, friendship, maze ...
Time: 80s
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 36K
The Rocker (2008)
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: feel good, humorous, not serious, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: music, heavy metal, rock, music band, youth, teenage life, drums, musician's life, ambition, desire for fame, drummer, groupie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 80s, 2000s
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
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Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Singer Dewey Cox overcomes adversity to become a musical legend.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, addiction, rock, parody, musician, marijuana, singer, divorce, farce, drug abuse, stupidity, star ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 90s, 80s, 50s ...
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 4.9
 1K
Lighthouse (1999)
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: tense, scary, suspenseful, bleak, serious
Plot: rock, psychopath, slasher, serial killer, lighthouse, electrocution, person on fire, shipwreck, severed head, supernatural, danger, stalking ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england
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The Beat Beneath My Feet (2014)
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rock, guitar, musician, neighbor, ambition, family relations, teenage life, youth, teaching the ways of the world, desire for fame, loner, shyness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, britain
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20th Century Boys 1: Beginning of the End (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 142 min.
Story: In 1969, Kenji, an elementary school kid and his friends built a secret base during their summer holidays. They fantasized that they had to fight villains who were out to conquer the world and wrote them in the Book of Prophecies. Years later in ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rock, best friends, adventure, save the world, danger, teenage life, terrorism, apocalypse, store, brother sister relationship, childhood, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 70s, 90s, 2000s ...
Place: japan, bangkok thailand, tokyo, asia, thailand ...
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 6.9
 56K
I'm Not There. (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Germany, Canada, USA, France
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, non-linear, stylized, meditative ...
Plot: music, actor, musician, rock, star, vietnam war, poet, african american, ambition, hopes, performer's life, celebrity culture ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, england, london ...
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 5K
Leto (2018)
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: atmospheric, romantic, inspirational, light, breathtaking
Plot: music band, musician's life, rock, youth, husband wife relationship, drinking, destiny, bare breasts, threesome, musician, autobiography, alcohol ...
Time: 80s
Place: ussr, russia
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 6K
Camp (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Misfits in their lives back home, a group of young people live it up at musical-theater camp. While the sports counselor is completely ignored, the kids' spend all their time in rehearsal for a grueling schedule that involves a new show every ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: summer camp, coming of age, love and romance, teenage love, love triangle, rock, artists and showbiz, audition, teenage life, gender, social relations, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
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 7.5
 164K
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: feel good, realistic, grunge, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician, self discovery, musician's life, rock, music, breakup, sexuality, record store, romance, soul music, career, crumbling relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, london
Is relevant ?
 3.4
 350
The Choke (2006)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A band playing their final gig in a former meat packing factory find themselves being stalked by a psychopath
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: slasher, rock, survival, rave, danger, teenage life, deadly, gory, crimes, stalking, murder, band ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 30K
Heavy Metal (1981)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A glowing orb terrorizes a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror.
Style: erotic, sexual, atmospheric, adult animation, stylized ...
Plot: heavy metal, rock, good versus evil, nudity (full frontal - brief), cult, betrayal, taxi driver, ufo, graphic violence, space station, flying car, taxi ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: new york, usa, pentagon, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 79K
The Last Song (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A drama centered on a rebellious girl who is sent to a Southern beach town for the summer to stay with her father. Through their mutual love of music, the estranged duo learn to reconnect.
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, youth, teenage love, teenage life, teen romance, family relations, parents and children, love, estrangement, love and romance, coming of age, pianist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia, ireland, california, san francisco
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INXS : Never Tear Us Apart (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The story of INXS, their personal lives and their rise to fame from Australian pubs to stadiums all around the world.
Style: emotional, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: music, music band, rise and fall, rock, celebrity culture, rising to stardom, ambition, showbiz, friendship, musician's life, fame, rise to the top ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia
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I Am Not a Hipster (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Things are not looking good for Brook, a young, talented singer/songwriter who has become the clichéd tortured artist. Slow to come to terms with the death of his mother, Brook is self-absorbed, aggressive, and the major obstruction to his own ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: musician's life, music, rock, family problems, siblings relations, artists and showbiz, parents and children, coping, urban, creative block, estrangement, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, san diego california
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 6.6
 3K
Rock & Rule (1983)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A malevolent rock star kidnaps a female singer to force her to participate in the summoning of a demon and her band must help her stop him.
Style: semi serious, stylized, humorous, futuristic, cult film ...
Plot: good versus evil, rock band, violence, musician, self sacrifice, cocaine, demon, punk, imaginary, musician's life, rescue, rock ...
Time: future
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