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, melancholic, clever, offbeat and serious films and TV shows about / with rock, artists and showbiz, music, musician, storytelling, mentor, musician's life, music band, friends and dialogue plots mostly in Music, Comedy and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as rock: The Boat That Rocked (2009), The Last Song (2010), Lighthouse (1999), Labyrinth (1986), This Must Be the Place (2011), I'm Not There. (2007), Rock Dog (2016), Hipsters (2008), Almost Famous (2000), Jem and the Holograms (2015).

List of rock movies

The Boat That Rocked (2009)
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, colourful ...
Plot: rock, radio, rebelliousness, hippie, friendship, ocean or sea, rebellion, music, ship, friends, ambition, creativity ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, london
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 5.9
 74K
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, emotional, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, youth, fall in love, parents and children, family relations, rock, estrangement, sibling relationship, love and romance, coming of age, pianist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia, usa, ireland, san francisco, california
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 5.0
 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: bleak, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense
Plot: rock, serial killer, person on fire, electrocution, lighthouse, shipwreck, severed head, psychopath, slasher, survival, isolation, ship ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
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 7.4
 112K
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, offbeat, stylized, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: good versus evil, maze, king, rock, imaginary kingdom, rescue, danger, heroes, hopes, surrealism, castle, goblin ...
Time: 80s
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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: surreal, stylized, tragicomedy, offbeat, semi serious ...
Plot: rock, surrealism, on the road, hebrew, teen suicide, stock exchange, self discovery, nazism, redemption, parent child relationship, unfulfillment, aging ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, new mexico, ireland, usa, new york ...
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 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: music, actor, rock, star, musician, vietnam war, poet, african american, musician's life, ambition, success, celebrity culture ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, england, new jersey, minnesota, harlem manhattan new york city ...
Is relevant ?
 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.
Plot: rock, musician, anthropomorphism, guitar, village, dog, cat, fame, rock band, gift, champagne, band ...
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 7.2
 4K
Hipsters (2008)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In this hit Russian musical, a group of friends flaunts Soviet authority in 1950s Moscow by embracing jazz. When Communist Mels falls for Polly, a free-spirited jazz fan, he risks losing his party membership by associating with her rebellious crew.
Style: stylized, captivating, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: youth, politics, love and romance, rock, adoption, rebellion, counterculture, subculture, state affairs, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, communism, dance ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: moscow russia, soviet union
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 7.9
 233K
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: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: coming of age, on the road, rock, innocence lost, music, stewardess, journalism, bus trip, domineering mother, reconciliation, swimming pool, concert ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, phoenix arizona, cleveland ohio, san diego california
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Jem and the Holograms (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Music, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: As a small-town girl catapults from underground video sensation to global superstar, she and her three sisters begin a one-in-a-million journey of discovering that some talents are too special to keep hidden. Four aspiring musicians will take the ...
Style: feel good, uplifting, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: secret identity, friendship, teenage life, sister sister relationship, musician's life, music band, rock, fame, artists and showbiz, best friends, family relations, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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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, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: rock, musician, neighbor, guitar, musician's life, teenage life, secret, ambition, youth, power relations, social misfits, desire for fame ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, britain
Is relevant ?
 4.9
 286
Dyke Hard (2014)
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, dance, music, gay culture, artists and showbiz, disorder, gender, friends, escapades, imaginary ...
Place: sweden
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 5.4
 760
Rockula (1990)
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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, scary, sexy
Plot: vampire, rock, rock star, curse, loss of virginity, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, musician's life, haunted by the past, artists and showbiz, danger, imaginary ...
Time: 80s
Is relevant ?
 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, witty, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing, kids
Plot: music band, teacher, teachers and students, musician, rock, school, idealism, music, rock band, substitute teacher, music competition, rock music ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
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 5.5
 2K
Light of Day (1987)
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: emotional, serious, touching, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: rock, cancer, music, music band, musician's life, conflict, sibling relationship, parent child relationship, single parent, rising to stardom, siblings relations, family in crisis ...
Time: 80s
Place: cleveland ohio
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This Is Elvis (1981)
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, concert, musician's life, blues, performer's life, movie business, live performance, music business, rock concert, oldies, rise and fall ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 1950s, 80s
Place: germany, hawaii, new jersey
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, psychological, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: rock, musician, singer, song, sex, music, musician's life, drug abuse, mansion, addiction, estate, artists and showbiz ...
Place: seattle, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 4K
Suck (2009)
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, humorous, cynical, scary, not serious ...
Plot: vampire, musician's life, desire for fame, gory, rock, supernatural, friends, rock band, lifestyle, parody, blind ambition, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, usa
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Prey for Rock & Roll (2003)
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: lesbian, rock, music, concert, contract, tattoo, rape, revenge, rapist, drugs/alcohol, musician's life, drug abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)
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, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, rock, addiction, extramarital affair, parody, marijuana, farce, backstage, cocaine, horse, singer, divorce ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 12K
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
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: youth, music band, teenage life, family, friends, high school, friendship, artists and showbiz, rock, performance, lifestyle, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Flight of the Conchords (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: USA, New Zealand
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: humorous, surreal, atmospheric, rockumentary, not serious ...
Plot: musician's life, aspiring singer, folk, rock, buddies, music, music band, goofy hero, roommate, odd couple, stereotype, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new zealand
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Beavis and Butt-Head (1993)
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: humorous, witty, realistic, bad taste humour, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heavy metal, stupidity, buddies, high school, odd couple, heavy metal culture, rock, hardcase students, media satire, nothing goes right, fart joke, surrealism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas
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Beck: Mongolian Chop Squad (2004)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Koyuki Tanaka was feeling the rut, though he’s only a teenager. Between the sheltered and stifling grind of school and the girls that spend their time not noticing him… Every day was just another day of being a total nobody. Enter Ryusuke: a ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, captivating, inspirational, stylized ...
Plot: school, music band, friends, self discovery, ambition, rock, lifestyle, follow your dream, group of criminals, love and romance, youth, high school life ...
Place: japan
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 154K
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, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, halloween, vengeance, superhero, vigilantism, good versus evil, murder, back from the dead, goth, martial arts, vigilante ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: detroit
Is relevant ?
 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: serious, realistic, flamboyance
Plot: rock, rock star, musician, death, music, musician's life, life is a bitch, drug abuse, showbiz, music band, blues, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1960s, contemporary
Place: paris france, morocco, munich germany
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Wayne's World 2 (1993)
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: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens, boys' night
Plot: rock, concert, friendship, heavy metal, buddies, verbal byplay, music, media satire, love of one's life, kiss, tv show, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa
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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, offbeat, funny, idiotic ...
Plot: heavy metal culture, devil, rock, farce, guitar, music, friendship, obsessive quest, fan, marijuana, musician, heavy metal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, venice beach california
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 35K
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: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heavy metal, rock, music, music band, groupie, youth, artists and showbiz, teenage life, drugs/alcohol, musician's life, drums, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
Is relevant ?
 4.5
 988
Monster Dog (1984)
Genre: Horror, Music
Country: Spain, USA, Puerto Rico
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A (dubbed) Alice Cooper stars as Victor Raven, a famous rock star, who returns to his childhood home to shoot a music video. Believing his presence is responsible for the return of a monstrous hound that killed folks when he was kid, the locals ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, enigmatic
Plot: murder, star, dog, deadly creature, investigation, deadly, dangerous animal, human becomes animal, rock, mutant, music band, family curse ...
Time: 80s
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