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1 Cadillac Records (2008)

Chronicles the rise of Chess Records and its recording artists.

6.9/10 12,486
2 Kill Your Darlings (2013)

A murder in 1944 draws together the great poets of the beat generation: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs.

6.5/10 12,141
3 Bird (1988)

The troubled life and career of the jazz musician, Charlie "Bird" Parker.

7.2/10 7,601
4 Gainsbourg (Vie héroïque) (2010)

A glimpse at the life of French singer Serge Gainsbourg, from growing up in 1940s Nazi-occupied Paris through his successful song-writing years in the 1960s to his death in 1991 at the age of 62.

6.9/10 6,832
5 I Want to Live! (1958)

A prostitute, sentenced to death for alleged murder, pleads her innocence.

7.5/10 3,455
6 Lady Sings the Blues (1972)

The story of the troubled life and career of the legendary Jazz singer, Billie Holiday.

7.1/10 2,279
7 Young Man with a Horn (1950)

A young trumpeter enjoys highs (musical success, fame, and fortune) and lows (sour marriage, death of his mentor, bout with alcoholism).

7.2/10 1,689
8 Monica Z (2013)

The world famous Swedish jazz singer, actress and icon Monica Zetterlund's life through stardom and hardship.

7.1/10 1,514
9 The Five Pennies (1959)

Loring "Red" Nichols is a cornet-playing country boy who goes to New York in the 1920s full of musical ambition and principles...

7.4/10 1,116
10 The Josephine Baker Story (1991 TV movie)

Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Josephine Baker was born poor, but achieved fame and fortune through her sizzlingly exotic and erotic performances...

7.0/10 682
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11 Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser (1988 documentary) 7.7/10 619
12 Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel (2009 documentary) 7.0/10 503
13 Crazy (2008) 6.8/10 416
14 The Gene Krupa Story (1959) "   402
15 Belarmino (1964 documentary) 7.5/10 218
16 Scott Joplin (1977 TV movie) 6.6/10 172
17 Bix (1991) "   98
18 Charles Mingus: Triumph of the Underdog (1998 documentary) 7.4/10 92
19 Louis Prima: The Wildest! (1999 documentary) 7.1/10 91
20 Artie Shaw: Time Is All You've Got (1985 documentary) 7.8/10 62
21 Biography (1987 TV series documentary)
Episode: F. Scott Fitzgerald: The Great American Dreamer
8.0/10 53
22 The Girls in the Band (2011 documentary) "   38
23 Nina Simone: La légende (1992 TV documentary) 7.4/10 31
24 American Masters (1985 TV series documentary)
Episode: A Duke Named Ellington
7.7/10 "  
25 The Anatomy of Vince Guaraldi (2009 documentary) 6.9/10 30
26 Art Pepper: Notes from a Jazz Survivor (1982 documentary) 7.3/10 28
27 Intimate Portrait (1993 TV series documentary)
Episode: Josephine Baker
"   "  
28 Deconstructing Dad: The Music, Machines and Mystery of Raymond Scott (2010 documentary) 7.8/10 27
29 Frank Zappa: Phase II - The Big Note (2002 documentary) 7.4/10 18
30 The Man with the Jazz Guitar (2012 documentary) 8.1/10 "  
31 Bix: 'Ain't None of Them Play Like Him Yet' (1981 documentary) 8.3/10 15
32 Truth in Terms of Beauty (2007 documentary) 8.0/10 "  
33 Weightless: A Recording Session with Jakob Bro (2009 documentary) 8.3/10 "  
34 Sing! Inge, Sing! (2011 documentary) 6.6/10 14
35 Memories of Duke (1980 documentary) 7.3/10 10
36 The Savoy King: Chick Webb & the Music That Changed America (2012 documentary) 7.7/10 "  
37 Branford Marsalis: The Music Tells You (1992 documentary) 6.8/10 9
38 Satchmo the Great (1957 documentary) 7.0/10 "  
39 Is Everybody Happy? (1943) 6.2/10 8
40 Dexter Gordon: More Than You Know (1996 documentary) "   "  
41 Trane and Miles (2013 video short) 8.4/10 "  
42 Texas Tenor: The Illinois Jacquet Story (1992 documentary) 6.0/10 6
43 Great Performances (1971 TV series)
Episode: Miles Davis: A Tribute
9.2/10 "  
44 Pupi Avati, ieri, oggi, domani (2010) 5.5/10 "  
45 The Ninth Life of Gualdino (2014 documentary) 7.8/10 5
46 Is Everybody Happy? (1929)
47 Jim Hall: A Life in Progress (1998 documentary)
48 Joe Williams: A Portrait in Song (1997 documentary)
49 Peggy Lee: Singing at Her Best (2004 video)
50 Miles Ahead (????)
51 Louis Armstrong: 1900 - 1971 (1971 TV documentary)
52 Fatty 69 (1969 TV movie)
53 Goony (2006 documentary short)
54 Elämän äänet (1986 TV documentary)
55 Sanctuary (2010 documentary short)
56 Who the Hell Is Tony Green? (2011 documentary)
57 What Is This? - Eero Koivistoinen ja musiikki (2008 documentary)
58 Booker Pittman (2008 short)
59 Duke Ellington Life Is Music (2014 video short)
60 Jaywalker (2011 short)

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