Clubbing, DJing, Partying movies and documentaries

The reason for this list is because there are a number of movies out there about club culture, djing and partying in general but not everyone knows their existance except the first and the fifth. I present you the ones I have seen so far and try to give a proper insight on the story line, the soundtrack, the djs taking part in them and of course rate them from best to worst. I do have a problem with the first five movies though, it was very difficult to decide which one is the better than the other. So I put them in this order because of the relativity to the dance/club culture and soundtrack plays a huge role. Following at the bottom are the documentaries in order
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1.
Berlin Calling (2008)
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A man tours clubs around the globe with his manager and girlfriend. On the eve of their largest album release he is admitted to a psychiatric clinic after overdosing at a gig. (100 mins.)
Director: Hannes Stöhr
“ First off, super soundtrack. Secondly,a very nice aproach of club culture. Clearly, DJs lives are full of temptations and Paul Kalkbrenner does wonders in the story line as we can see how bad it can get. Close to reality and a happy ending. All music from the man himself ” - emmanouel
 
2.
Groove (2000)
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An inside look into one night in the San Francisco underground rave scene. (86 mins.)
Director: Greg Harrison
“ Now thats how you organise an underground party!!!! This movie is all about first times. First proper underground house night, first pill, new city for David, true love etc. DJ Spaz is handed the Bedrock anthem from John Digweed himself. The movie couldnt be bigger but its good enough. Great sound track with music from Bedrock, Yoshitoshi amongst other. Tagline: Something's going down in the underground. ” - emmanouel
 
3.
It's All Gone Pete Tong (2004)
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Its All Gone Pete Tong is a comedy following the tragic life of legendary Frankie Wilde. The story takes... (90 mins.)
Director: Michael Dowse
“ Superstar DJ Frankie Wilde goes on a major drink/drug bender and eventually loses his hearing. The movie is shot in Ibiza, the mecca of dance. Lots of DJs participated in this movie as well, but they are more like talking heads rather than acting. Some gems in the soundtrack and music is mostly trancey which isnt my taste. ” - emmanouel
 
4.
Hey DJ (2003)
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From Miami to Ibiza, HEY DJ chronicles the meteoric rise to Fame of DJ HOUND DOG and the terrible mess he makes of his love life. Featuring an all star cast of the Worlds Greatest DJ's. (86 mins.)
“ Great story and very nice sound track. This movie brings a lot of memories :) The participation of DJs is better and some of the acting they had todo was carried out nicely and with a personal touch from each and every one of them, giving househead/technoheads a wet dream. As Coxy says at the end "There should be more movies about club culture out there" This is his 3rd participation in a movie ” - emmanouel
 
5.
Stark Raving Mad (2002)
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A crook quietly plots his revenge against the boss who murdered his brother while working for him. (101 mins.)
“ Nice story. More of a heist film rather than club culture but its pretty well done and the music is entirely from Bedrock. Awsome ” - emmanouel
 
6.
Formula 51 (2001)
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An American master chemist plans to score big on a once in a lifetime drug deal. All does not go as planned and he is soon entangled in a web of deceit. (93 mins.)
Director: Ronny Yu
“ Do you like placebos? ” - emmanouel
 
7.
Human Traffic (1999)
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Five friends spend one lost weekend in a mix of music, love and club culture. (99 mins.)
Director: Justin Kerrigan
 
8.
24 Hour Party People (2002)
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In 1976, Tony Wilson sets up Factory Records and brings Manchester's music to the world. (117 mins.)
 
9.
Hey, Happy! (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
DJ Sabu's overactive libido leads him into teenaged pregnancy. His mythic quest for two thousand boys ends with Happy... (75 mins.)
Director: Noam Gonick
 
10.
Sorted (2000)
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A young lawyer gets more than he bargains for while investigating his brother's mysterious death. (102 mins.)
Director: Alexander Jovy
 
11.
Kevin & Perry Go Large (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Kevin and Perry are two 15-year-old boys whose desperation to lose their virginity is so great that it inspires a sort of awe... (82 mins.)
Director: Ed Bye
“ Its all about Ibiza and these two kids from the UK want to make it big. There are better films out there with the same story line but this is a comedy and a good one. An attempt of british humor but the overall result is just nice. The soundtrack is a bit cheesy as well but hey... its a comedy. Enjoy ” - emmanouel
 
12.
Go (1999)
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Go! tells the story of the events after a drug deal, told from three different points of view. (102 mins.)
Director: Doug Liman
 
13.
Late Night Sessions (1999)
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(82 mins.)
 
14.
Saturday Night Fever (1977)
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A Brooklyn teenager feels his only chance to succeed is as the king of the disco floor. His carefree youth and weekend dancing help him to forget the reality of his bleak life. (118 mins.)
Director: John Badham
 
15.
A Midsummer Night's Rave (2002)
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William Shakespeare's classic tale of love and mischief "A midsummer night's dream" is re-imagined with Club kids at a rave in a L.A. warehouse. Love potions and drug deals gone bad, it's a high-energy, drug-fueled drama. (85 mins.)
Director: Gil Cates Jr.
 
16.
Hang the DJ (1998 Documentary)
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(90 mins.)
 
17.
Put the Needle on the Record (2004 Documentary)
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'PUT THE NEEDLE ON THE RECORD' is an award-winning documentary which explores the evolution of electronic music and the rise of the DJ in pop culture... (83 mins.)
Director: Jason Rem
 
18.
Moog (2004 Documentary)
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Bob Moog shaped musical culture with some of the most inspiring electronic instruments ever created... (72 mins.)
Director: Hans Fjellestad
 
19.
Modulations (1998 Documentary)
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The evolution of electronic music and its many genres. How the wide range of styles and scenes formed through experimentations on sound formation. (75 mins.)
Director: Iara Lee
 
20.
Better Living Through Circuitry (1999 Documentary)
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This DVD is a documentary film about the history of the U. S. rave scene which includes a fantastic soundtrack... (85 mins.)
Director: Jon Reiss
 
21.
Scratch (2001 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A feature-length documentary film about hip-hop DJing, otherwise known as turntablism. From the South Bronx in the 1970s to San Francisco now... (92 mins.)
Director: Doug Pray