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 semi serious films and TV shows about / with rock, music, artists and showbiz, mentor, friendship, storytelling, musician's life, dialogue, runaway and musician 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), Last Days (2005), Rock Dog (2016), The Rocker (2008), Almost Famous (2000), This Must Be the Place (2011), Lighthouse (1999), The Last Song (2010), Jem and the Holograms (2015), Beavis and Butt-Head (1993).

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: radio, rock, hippie, rebelliousness, friendship, rebellion, music, ambition, friends, ship, ocean or sea, boat ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, london
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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: 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 ?
 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, dog, village, guitar, anthropomorphism, musician, cat, furry, bird, betrayal, bear, fame ...
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 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, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heavy metal, rock, music, youth, teenage life, music band, musician's life, desire for fame, ambition, drums, drummer, groupie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
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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, feel good, captivating, road movie ...
Plot: coming of age, musician's life, on the road, music, rock, journalism, fame, musician, aspiring writer, innocence lost, stewardess, coming-of-age ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, san diego california, phoenix arizona, cleveland ohio
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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, realistic, tragicomedy, psychological ...
Plot: rock, surrealism, on the road, stock exchange, hebrew, nazism, redemption, self discovery, teen suicide, worn out, secret hideout, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, michigan, ireland, usa, new york ...
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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: serious, bleak, suspenseful, scary, tense
Plot: rock, slasher, psychopath, serial killer, lighthouse, severed head, shipwreck, electrocution, person on fire, ship, island, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
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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, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, teenage love, youth, fall in love, parents and children, family relations, love and romance, rock, estrangement, coming of age, pianist, sibling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia, usa, ireland, san francisco, 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: semi serious, uplifting, feel good, realistic, captivating
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, teenage life, rock, secret identity, sister sister relationship, musician's life, music band, best friends, artists and showbiz, fame, family relations, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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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: witty, humorous, bad taste humour, realistic, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heavy metal, stupidity, high school, buddies, odd couple, media satire, rock, heavy metal culture, hardcase students, escapades, practical joke, fart joke ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas
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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: 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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 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, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: youth, teenage life, music band, friends, high school, friendship, artists and showbiz, performance, lifestyle, rock, family, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, stylized, offbeat, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, rescue, maze, hopes, danger, heroes, imaginary, friendship, youth, knight, adventure, surrealism ...
Time: 80s
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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, counterculture, love and romance, rock, rebellion, adoption, state affairs, subculture, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, communism, dance ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: moscow russia, soviet union
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 6.0
 1K
Roadie (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After 20 years of touring, a roadie for a defunct 80s hair band returns home to live with his mother.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, sentimental, gloomy
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, hopes, parents and children, unfulfillment, rock, homecoming, heavy metal, midlife crisis, daydreamer, family relations, mental illness, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york state, new york
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 7.7
 57K
Control (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA, Australia, Japan, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Control is the biography of Joy Division lead singer Ian Curtis, taking his story from schoolboy days of 1973 to his suicide on the eve of the band's first American tour in 1980.
Style: atmospheric, melancholic, depressing, touching, harsh ...
Plot: musician's life, punk, music, epilepsy, singer, music band, depression, journalist, performance, career, rock, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1980
Place: europe, england, northern england, manchester 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: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: rock, guitar, musician, neighbor, family relations, power relations, musician's life, teenage life, misfit, society, youth, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: humorous, not serious, exciting, offbeat, surreal
Plot: rock, disorder, music band, gender, escapades, imaginary, gays and lesbians, artists and showbiz, friends, gay culture, music, dance ...
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: offbeat, sexy, scary, semi serious, humorous
Plot: vampire, rock, rock star, haunted by the past, youth, danger, musician's life, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, artists and showbiz, curse ...
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, 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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 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: touching, captivating, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: rock, cancer, music, ambition, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, siblings relations, unfulfillment, family in crisis, family relations, lifestyle, rise and fall ...
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: realistic, serious, captivating, sweet, romantic ...
Plot: music, rock, concert, celebrity culture, rising to stardom, performer's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, showbiz, alcohol abuse, blues, rise and fall ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1950s, 80s
Place: germany, hawaii, new jersey
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: cynical, dark humor, humorous, scary, offbeat ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, lifestyle, friends, desire for fame, musician's life, gory, rock band, rock, parody, track down, blind ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, usa
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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: feel good, realistic, witty, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: rock, friendship, concert, virginity, femme fatale, tv show, performance, music, verbal byplay, media satire, adult virgin, love and romance ...
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, offbeat, not serious, funny, idiotic ...
Plot: heavy metal culture, devil, rock, farce, musician, friendship, fan, marijuana, guitar, obsessive quest, heavy metal, music ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, venice beach california
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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: cynical, captivating, gloomy, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: rock, music, rapist, concert, contract, rape, revenge, tattoo, lesbian, rise and fall, lifestyle, music band ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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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, realistic, offbeat, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, addiction, rock, marijuana, jewish, horse, divorce, singer, guilt, backstage, cocaine, musician ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 50s, 20th century, 70s ...
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 28K
Heavy Metal (1981)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
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, stylized, offbeat ...
Plot: heavy metal, good versus evil, rock, betrayal, ufo, taxi driver, space station, flying car, taxi, drug use, adventure, androids and robots ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: new york, usa, pentagon, new jersey
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, drug abuse, musician, death, rock star, life is a bitch, music, showbiz, musician's life, friends, music band, rise and fall ...
Time: 1960s, contemporary
Place: morocco, paris france, munich germany
Is relevant ?
 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, offbeat, suspenseful, semi serious, stylized ...
Plot: rapist, nihilism, rock, sexual perversion, rehearsal, cocaine, loser, homosexual, musician, strong sexual content, buddies, family feud ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium
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