Best Music Filmsby amoviegoer555 | created - 03 Sep 2012 | updated - 04 Sep 2012 | Public
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1. U2: Under a Blood Red Sky (1983)
Unrated | 82 min | Documentary, Music
U2 perform a live concert at Red Rocks.
This is the year that U2 arrived in America - Just a bunch of boys - with really killer songs...
2. The T.A.M.I. Show (1964)
123 min | Documentary, Music
Surf pop duo, Jan and Dean host this showcase of performances by well-known Rock, R&B, and pop stars of the era.
a time in history - just before the California Sound took over.
3. Let It Be (1970)
G | 81 min | Documentary, Music
The filmed account of the Beatles's attempt to recapture their old group spirit by making a back to basics album, which instead drove them further apart.
4. Monterey Pop (1968)
Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary, History, Music
A film about the greatest pre-Woodstock rock music festival.
Votes: 2,762 | Gross: $0.00M
A really great concert - but they only show one or two songs per performer.
5. Jimi Plays Monterey (1986)
Not Rated | 50 min | Documentary, Music
Jimi Hendrix's landmark concert in Monterey County Fairgrounds in California in which he plays signature songs like "Purp;e Haze," "Foxy Lady," and "Wild Thing."
This was a great concert, but if you want to see Jimi's full performance, you'll need to purchase this disc. and it has Otis!!!!
6. Nirvana: Live at the Paramount (2011)
Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary, Music
On Halloween 1991, Nirvana played live at the Paramount Theater in Seattle. Songs from both albums, "Bleach" and "Nevermind", were performed.
At their peak in 91 - playing to a home-town audience. It was all down hill after that.
9. Listening to You: The Who at the Isle of Wight 1970 (1998 TV Movie)
85 min | Documentary, Music
This is the film of The Who's appearance at the third (and final) Isle of Wight festival in 1970. This is regarded as the band's finest performance.
10. Smashing Pumpkins: Vieuphoria (1994 Video)
90 min | Documentary, Music
Vieuphoria is a long form music movie. It stars the smashing pumpkins as the main characters. It shows live shows, and skits including "meet the frogs".
Great footage of the gang beiing themselves.
12. Red Hot Chili Peppers: Live at Slane Castle (2003 Video)
102 min | Documentary, Music
Live at Slane Castle is a Red Hot Chili Peppers concert video released in 2003, two years after the release of their last concert DVD, Off the Map. The concert taped was their second show ... See full summary »
Don't let the crappy box fool you - this is the best view of RHCP out there!!
13. The Doors: Live in Europe 1968 (1991 Video)
58 min | Documentary, Music
Grace Slick and Paul Kantner of Jefferson Airplane introduce concert footage of The Doors' 1968 European tour.
American Masters (1985– )
No Direction Home: Bob Dylan
Not Rated | 359 min | Documentary, Biography
A chronicle of Bob Dylan's strange evolution between 1961 and 1966 from folk singer to protest singer to "voice of a generation" to rock star.
18. Renaldo and Clara (1978)
R | 235 min | Drama
This epic is a mass amalgamation of three separate film-types that is, contrary to popular opinion, coherent and a unified whole. Bob Dylan is shown in concert, often masked, during the ... See full summary »
19. Gimme Shelter (1970)
R | 91 min | Documentary, Music, Thriller
A harrowing documentary of the Stones' 1969 tour, with much of the focus on the tragic concert at Altamont.
Votes: 9,101 | Gross: $0.25M
20. U2: Elevation 2001 Live from Boston (2001 Video)
Unrated | Documentary, Music
A concert film which captures Bono and the U2 boys live in Boston June 6, 2001. The film is an interactive experience which lets the viewer dictate different perspectives and angles of ... See full summary »
22. The Harder They Come (1972)
R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Music
Wishing to become a successful Reggae singer, a young Jamaican man finds himself tied to corrupt record producers and drug pushers.
23. Korn: Deuce (2002 Video)
150 min | Documentary, Music
If you purchase the DVD, it comes with a special disc of their last free concert at CBGBs in New York - That's a lot of equipment (and volume) for such a small venue - priceless...
26. Mad Season: Live at the Moore (1995 Video)
Not Rated | 44 min | Documentary
The band featuring members of Pearl Jam, Alice in Chains, and Screaming Trees performs live in concert at the Moore Theater in Seattle, Washington.
Sadly this is only on VHS. Might have to go out and get one...
27. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
PG | 102 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Dorothy Gale is swept away from a farm in Kansas to a magical land of Oz in a tornado and embarks on a quest with her new friends to see the Wizard who can help her return home in Kansas and help her friends as well.
Votes: 323,476 | Gross: $22.20M
This is how it works = After the MGM Lion roars for the second time - start Pink Floyd's The Dark Side of the Moon (Side 1) - Then sit back and enjoy the show. You can lookup "Dark Side of the Rainbow" in Wikipedia for more details, but it is pretty obvious.