Jazz in the movies {movies about/with Jazz musicians&singers&memorable jazz-scores}

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1.
The Jazz Singer (1927)
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The son of a Jewish Cantor must defy the traditions of his religious father in order to pursue his dream of becoming a jazz singer. (88 mins.)
Director: Alan Crosland
 
2.
Our Dancing Daughters (1928)
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A flapper who's secretly a good girl and a gold digging floozy masquerading as an ingénue both vie for the hand of a millionaire. (85 mins.)
Director: Harry Beaumont
 
3.
On with the Show! (1929)
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A musical advertised as the first 100% natural color, all-singing production. The plot concerns a wide-eyed former hatcheck girl who takes the place of a rebellious star. (104 mins.)
Director: Alan Crosland
 
4.
St. Louis Blues (1929 Short Film)
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In this all-black cast short, legendary blues singer Bessie Smith finds her gambler lover Jimmy messin' with a pretty... (16 mins.)
Director: Dudley Murphy
 
5.
King of Jazz (1930)
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This revue presents its numbers around the orchestra leader Paul Whiteman, besides that it shows in... (98 mins.)
 
6.
Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938)
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This send-up of ragtime song and dance begins in 1915 San Francisco when society boy Roger Grant decides to pursue popular rather than serious music. (106 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
7.
Born to Dance (1936)
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Sailor Ted meets at the Lonely Hearts Club of his friend Gunny's wife, Jenny, a girl, Nora Paige, and falls in love... (106 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
 
8.
Going Places (1938)
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A sports store clerk poses as a famous jockey as an advertising stunt, but gets more than he bargained for. (84 mins.)
Director: Ray Enright
 
9.
Paradise in Harlem (1939)
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Between swing and blues musical numbers, the story of comedian Lem Anderson, whose long-awaited chance... (85 mins.)
Director: Joseph Seiden
 
10.
Birth of the Blues (1941)
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Jeff grows up near Basin Street in New Orleans, playing his clarinet with the dock workers. He puts together a band... (87 mins.)
 
11.
Buck Privates Come Home (1947)
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Two ex-soldiers return from overseas--one of them having smuggled into the country a French orphan girl he has become attached to... (77 mins.)
 
12.
Blues in the Night (1941)
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"Jigger' Lane forms a band that includes singer Ginger 'Character' Powell, wife of the trumpeter Leo Powelll... (88 mins.)
Director: Anatole Litvak
 
13.
Las Vegas Nights (1941)
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A vaudeville act inherits an old, beat-up building and decides to try to turn it into a hip new nightclub. (90 mins.)
Director: Ralph Murphy
 
14.
Casablanca (1942)
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In Casablanca, Morocco in December 1941, a cynical American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications. (102 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
15.
Keep 'Em Flying (1941)
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When a barnstorming stunt pilot decides to join the air corps, his two goofball assistants decide to go with him. Since the two are Abbott & Costello, the air corps doesn't know what it's in for. (86 mins.)
 
16.
Syncopation (1942)
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Covering a quarter-century of American 'syncopated" music (Ragtime, Jazz, Swing, Blues, Boogie Woogie)from prior to WWI through prohibition... (88 mins.)
 
17.
Orchestra Wives (1942)
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Connie Ward is in seventh heaven when Gene Morrison's band rolls into town. She is swept off her feet by trumpeter Bill Abbot... (98 mins.)
Director: Archie Mayo
 
18.
Best Foot Forward (1943)
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Lucille Ball accepts a cadet's invitation to a military academy's senior prom in order to boost her career. (94 mins.)
Director: Edward Buzzell
 
19.
Stormy Weather (1943)
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The relationship between an aspiring dancer and a popular songstress provides a retrospective of the great African American entertainers of the early 1900s. (78 mins.)
Director: Andrew Stone
 
20.
Cabin in the Sky (1943)
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A compulsive gambler dies during a shooting, but he'll receive a second chance to reform himself and to make up with his worried wife. (98 mins.)
 
21.
Hit Parade of 1943 (1943)
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One of the many films made at Republic with a year attached to the "Hit Parade" title, which came from... (82 mins.)
 
22.
Laura (1944)
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A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he is investigating. (88 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
 
23.
Jam Session (1944)
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Terry Baxter is a never-say-die Hollywood newcomer from Waterfall Kansas, determined to make it big. And does she have talent. Filled, of course, with lots of musical numbers that showcase her many talents. (77 mins.)
Director: Charles Barton
 
24.
To Have and Have Not (1944)
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During World War II, American expatriate Harry Morgan helps transport a French Resistance leader and his beautiful wife to Martinique while romancing a sexy lounge singer. (100 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
 
25.
Love Letters (1945)
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Allen Quinton writes a fellow soldier's love letters; tragedy results. Later, Allen meets a beautiful amnesiac who fears postmen... (101 mins.)
 
26.
Rhapsody in Blue (1945)
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George Gershwin is a driven composer whose need to succeed destroys his relationship with singer Julie Adams and socialite Christine Gilbert. (135 mins.)
Director: Irving Rapper
 
27.
The Fabulous Dorseys (1947)
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The rise and rise of the Fabulous Dorsey brothers is charted in this whimsical step down memory lane... (88 mins.)
Director: Alfred E. Green
 
28.
Variety Girl (1947)
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Dozens of star and character-actor cameos and a message about the Variety Club (show-business charity)... (93 mins.)
Director: George Marshall
 
29.
Green Dolphin Street (1947)
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Sophie loved Edmund, but he left town when her parents forced her to marry wealthy Octavius. Years later... (141 mins.)
Director: Victor Saville
 
30.
New Orleans Uncensored (1955)
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A Navy veteran purchases a government surplus vessel and becomes involved in the capture of waterfront racketeers. (76 mins.)
Director: William Castle
 
31.
A Song Is Born (1948)
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Gangster's moll Honey Swanson goes into hiding when her boyfriend is under investigation by the police... (113 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
 
32.
The Glenn Miller Story (1954)
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Biography of bandleader Glenn Miller from his beginnings to his death over the English Channel in December 1944. (115 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
 
33.
Make Believe Ballroom (1949)
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Liza Lee, fast-talking press agent for Al Jarvis, persuades Jarvis to stage a Musical Mystery Contest... (79 mins.)
Director: Joseph Santley
 
34.
September Affair (1950)
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An industrialist (Joseph Cotton) and a pianist (Joan Fontaine) meet on a trip and fall in love. Through a quirk of fate... (104 mins.)
 
35.
Young Man with a Horn (1950)
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A young trumpeter enjoys highs (musical success, fame, and fortune) and lows (sour marriage, death of his mentor, bout with alcoholism). (112 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
36.
An American in Paris (1951)
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Three friends struggle to find work in Paris. Things become more complicated when two of them fall in love with the same woman. (113 mins.)
 
37.
A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
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Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her. (122 mins.)
Director: Elia Kazan
 
38.
Invitation (1952)
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Always believing she had a happy marriage, a young wife's trust in her husband is shaken when she discovers that her father had paid him to marry her. (84 mins.)
 
39.
One Minute to Zero (1952)
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During the early days of the Korean War, U.S. Army colonel Steve Janowski is one of the military advisers training the South Korean army and he's tasked with evacuating American civilians from the war zone. (105 mins.)
Director: Tay Garnett
 
40.
The Jazz Singer (1952)
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Jerry dreams to become a famous jazz singer. But in order to accomplish that, he must defy his father, a Jewish Cantor, who is opposed to such dream as a future for his son. (107 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
41.
Kiss Me Kate (1953)
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Fred and Lilly are a divorced pair of actors who are brought together by Cole Porter who has written a musical version of The Taming of the Shrew... (109 mins.)
Director: George Sidney
 
42.
Young at Heart (1954)
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The lives and romances of three sisters in a musical family; the youngest daughter's life is complicated by the subsequent arrival of a charming composer and a cynical music arranger. (117 mins.)
Director: Gordon Douglas
 
43.
Pete Kelly's Blues (1955)
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It was Kansas City, not New Orleans. (95 mins.)
Director: Jack Webb
 
44.
The Man with the Golden Arm (1955)
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A strung-out junkie deals with a demoralizing drug addiction while his crippled wife and card sharks pull him down. (119 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
 
45.
The Benny Goodman Story (1956)
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Bio of swing band leader 'Benny Goodman' from age 10 (1919) to his landmark Carnegie Hall band concert in 1938... (116 mins.)
 
46.
High Society (1956)
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C.K. Dexter-Haven, a successful popular jazz musician, lives in a mansion near his ex-wife's Tracy Lord's family estate... (111 mins.)
Director: Charles Walters
 
47.
The Girl Can't Help It (1956)
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Gangster hires down-and-out press agent to make his blonde bimbo girlfriend a singing star. (99 mins.)
Director: Frank Tashlin
 
48.
Autumn Leaves (1956)
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Millicent Wetherby is a middle-aged woman whose life is devoid of love and affection. Millicent's solitary... (107 mins.)
Director: Robert Aldrich
 
49.
Sweet Smell of Success (1957)
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Powerful but unethical Broadway columnist J.J. Hunsecker coerces unscrupulous press agent Sidney Falco into breaking up his sister's romance with a jazz musician. (96 mins.)
 
50.
Pal Joey (1957)
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Joey Evans is charming, handsome, funny, talented, and a first class, A-number-one heel. When Joey meets... (111 mins.)
Director: George Sidney
 
51.
Elevator to the Gallows (1958)
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A self-assured business man murders his employer, the husband of his mistress, which unintentionally provokes an ill-fated chain of events. (91 mins.)
Director: Louis Malle
 
52.
I Want to Live! (1958)
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A prostitute, sentenced to death for murder, pleads her innocence. (120 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
 
53.
Les Girls (1957)
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After writing a tell-all book about her days in the dance troupe "Barry Nichols and Les Girls", Sybil... (114 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
54.
Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
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In a murder trial, the defendant says he suffered temporary insanity after the victim raped his wife. What is the truth, and will he win his case? (160 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
 
55.
The Five Pennies (1959)
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Loring "Red" Nichols is a cornet-playing country boy who goes to New York in the 1920s full of musical ambition and principles... (117 mins.)
 
56.
Les liaisons dangereuses (1959)
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Juliette Merteuil and Valmont is a sophisticated couple, always looking for fun and excitement. Both... (106 mins.)
Director: Roger Vadim
 
57.
Some Like It Hot (1959)
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When two musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all-female band disguised as women, but further complications set in. (120 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
 
58.
The Gene Krupa Story (1959)
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The story of legendary jazz drummer, Gene Krupa. Since his youth, all Gene ever wanted to do is play the drums and make music... (101 mins.)
Director: Don Weis
 
59.
M Squad (1957 TV Series)
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The hard-hitting adventures of tough Lieutenant Frank Ballinger, a member of the Chicago Police Department's M Squad, an elite crime-fighting unit. (30 mins.)
 
60.
Two Men in Manhattan (1959)
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A French UN delegate has disappeared into thin air, sending reporter Moreau (Jean-Pierre Melville) and hard drinking photographer Delmas (Pierre Grasset) on an assignment to find him. Their only lead is a picture of three women. (84 mins.)
 
61.
Can-Can (1960)
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Montmartre, 1896: the Can-Can, the dance in which the women lift their skirts, is forbidden. Nevertheless... (131 mins.)
Director: Walter Lang
 
62.
Let No Man Write My Epitaph (1960)
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In this sequel to "Knock On Any Door", the residents of a Chicago tenement building band together to insure that the son of Nick Romano does not follow in his father's footsteps...to the electric chair. (105 mins.)
Director: Philip Leacock
 
63.
Paris Blues (1961)
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During the 1960s, two American ex-pat jazz musicians living in Paris meet and fall in-love with two American tourist girls. (98 mins.)
Director: Martin Ritt
 
64.
Days of Wine and Roses (1962)
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An alcoholic falls in love with and gets married to a young woman, whom he systematically addicts to booze so they can share his "passion" together. (117 mins.)
Director: Blake Edwards
 
65.
All Night Long (1962)
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The film, based on Othello, is neatly positioned as a vehicle to showcase some of the best Jazz musicians of the period - including Dave Brubeck and Charlie Mingus. (91 mins.)
Director: Basil Dearden
 
66.
The Servant (1963)
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The aristocratic Tony moves to London and hires the servant Hugo Barrett for all services at home. Barrett seems to be a loyal and competent employee... (116 mins.)
Director: Joseph Losey
 
67.
Ballad in Blue (1965)
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Ray Charles attempts to help a down-on-their-luck boozing family whose son is blind. He wants to finance the recovery of his eye-sight, but the family is afraid what might happen if something goes wrong. (89 mins.)
Director: Paul Henreid
 
68.
The Pawnbroker (1964)
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A Jewish pawnbroker, victim of Nazi persecution, loses all faith in his fellow man until he realizes too late the tragedy of his actions. (116 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
69.
Once a Thief (1965)
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Eddie Pedak, a convicted criminal, has a steady job, a wife and daughter and he puts a down payment on a boat... (107 mins.)
Director: Ralph Nelson
 
70.
The Sandpiper (1965)
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A free-spirited single mother forms a connection with the wed headmaster of an Episcopal boarding school in California. (117 mins.)
 
71.
A Man Called Adam (1966)
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A famous jazz trumpeter finds himself unable to cope with the problems of everyday life. (99 mins.)
Director: Leo Penn
 
72.
Sweet Love, Bitter (1967)
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A loose fictitious of Charlie Parker's last years and a portrait of the jazz scene in 1960's New York. (92 mins.)
Director: Herbert Danska
 
73.
The Jungle Book (1967)
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Bagheera the Panther and Baloo the Bear have a difficult time trying to convince a boy to leave the jungle for human civilization. (78 mins.)
 
74.
A Place for Lovers (1968)
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Julia, a divorced American fashion designer, is dying of a tragic, incurable disease. With only ten days to live... (88 mins.)
 
75.
Play Misty for Me (1971)
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A brief fling between a male disc jockey and an obsessed female fan takes a frightening, and perhaps even deadly turn when another woman enters the picture. (102 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
 
76.
Lady Sings the Blues (1972)
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The story of the troubled life and career of the legendary Jazz singer, Billie Holiday. (144 mins.)
Director: Sidney J. Furie
 
77.
Paper Moon (1973)
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During the Great Depression, a con man finds himself saddled with a young girl who may or may not be his daughter, and the two forge an unlikely partnership. (102 mins.)
 
78.
The Great Gatsby (1974)
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A Midwesterner becomes fascinated with his nouveau riche neighbor, who obsesses over his lost love. (144 mins.)
Director: Jack Clayton
 
79.
Louis Armstrong - Chicago Style (1976 TV Movie)
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The story of how jazz great Louis Armstrong got his start playing in Chicago clubs, how he was framed on a drug charge, and his travels throughout Europe, where he first gained worldwide fame. (75 mins.)
Director: Lee Philips
 
80.
Scott Joplin (1977 TV Movie)
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Details the life story of Scott Joplin and how he became the greatest ragtime composer of all time. (96 mins.)
 
81.
All That Jazz (1979)
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Director/choreographer Bob Fosse tells his own life story as he details the sordid life of Joe Gideon, a womanizing, drug-using dancer. (123 mins.)
Director: Bob Fosse
 
82.
Ragtime (1981)
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A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City. (155 mins.)
Director: Milos Forman
 
83.
The Cotton Club (1984)
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The Cotton Club was a famous night club in Harlem. The story follows the people that visited the club... (127 mins.)
Director: Francis Coppola
 
84.
The Gig (1985)
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6 amateur musicians accept an offer to play a 2-week gig in the Catskills. When the bass player suddenly falls ill... (92 mins.)
Director: Frank D. Gilroy
 
85.
The Cosmic Eye (1986)
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Earth is visited by a race of aliens, who issue an ultimatum: either peace or complete destruction. (71 mins.)
 
86.
The Color Purple (1985)
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A black Southern woman struggles to find her identity after suffering years of abuse from her father and others over 40 years. (154 mins.)
 
87.
'Round Midnight (1986)
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In 'Round Midnight, real-life jazz legend Dexter Gordon brilliantly portrays the fictional tenor sax player Dale Turner... (133 mins.)
 
88.
Bird (1988)
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The troubled life and career of the jazz musician, Charlie "Bird" Parker. (161 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
 
89.
The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989)
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The lives of two struggling musicians, who happen to be brothers, inevitably change when they team up with a beautiful, up-and-coming singer. (114 mins.)
Director: Steve Kloves
 
90.
Tune in Tomorrow... (1990)
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Martin works at the local radio station, which just hired a new scriptwriter with a reputation for great drama... (107 mins.)
Director: Jon Amiel
 
91.
Mo' Better Blues (1990)
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Jazz trumpeter Bleek Gilliam makes questionable decisions in his professional and romantic lives. (129 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
 
92.
Dingo (1991)
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Traces the pilgrimage of John Anderson, an average guy with a passion for jazz, from his home in outback Western Australia to the jazz clubs of Paris... (109 mins.)
Director: Rolf de Heer
 
93.
The Josephine Baker Story (1991 TV Movie)
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Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Josephine Baker was born poor, but achieved fame and fortune through her sizzlingly exotic and erotic performances... (130 mins.)
Director: Brian Gibson
 
94.
Lush Life (1993 TV Movie)
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Superb drama about two best friends who play jazz in night clubs. (106 mins.)
Director: Michael Elias
 
95.
Swing Kids (1993)
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The story of a close-knit group of young kids in Nazi Germany who listen to banned swing music from the US... (112 mins.)
Director: Thomas Carter
 
96.
A Great Day in Harlem (1994 Documentary)
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Art Kane, now deceased, coordinated a group photograph of all the top jazz musicians in NYC in the year 1958... (60 mins.)
Director: Jean Bach
 
97.
Kansas City (1996)
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Robert Altman's jazz-scored film explores themes of love, crime, race, and politics in 1930s Kansas City... (116 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
 
98.
Everyone Says I Love You (1996)
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A New York girl sets her father up with a beautiful woman in a troubled marriage while her stepsister gets engaged. (101 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
 
99.
Sweet and Lowdown (1999)
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In the 1930s, jazz guitarist Emmet Ray idolizes Django Reinhardt, faces gangsters and falls in love with a mute woman. (95 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
 
100.
Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999 TV Movie)
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This biography of Dorothy Dandridge follows her career through early days on the club circuit with her sister to her turn in movies... (120 mins.)
Director: Martha Coolidge