Heavy Metal Movies....

List includes the most memorable Heavy Metal songs that accompany them.....
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1.
Over the Edge (1979)
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A group of bored teenagers rebel against authority in the community of New Granada after the death of one of their own. (95 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Kaplan
“ "Pretty Woman" by Van Halen (Note: I picked this movie because of its realistic depiction of small town, rebellious youth who have always been heavy metal's target audience. Reminds me of the kids I grew up around.) ” - thepoet21
 
2.
Wayne's World (1992)
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Two slacker friends try to promote their public-access cable show. (94 mins.)
“ "Bohemians Rhapsody" by Queen ” - thepoet21
 
3.
River's Edge (1986)
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A high school slacker kills his girlfriend and shows off her dead body to his friends. However, the friends' reaction is almost as ambiguous and perplexing as the crime itself. (99 mins.)
Director: Tim Hunter
“ "Die By the Sword" by Slayer ” - thepoet21
 
4.
Hard Rock Zombies (1985)
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A hard rock band travels to the tiny and remote town of Grand Guignol to perform. Peopled by hicks, rubes... (98 mins.)
Director: Krishna Shah
“ "I Want to Hold Your Hand Hand Hand" sung by one of the zombies. ” - thepoet21
 
5.
Detroit Rock City (1999)
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A comedy about four teenagers in 1978 who try to scam their way into a KISS concert. (95 mins.)
Director: Adam Rifkin
“ "Detroit Rock City" by Kiss ” - thepoet21
 
6.
Trick or Treat (1986)
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Sammi Curr was a famous, devil-worshiping rock star who died under mysterious circumstances. Now he wants to come back to life. Doing so requires possessing radio wave & automobiles and making a few human sacrifices. (98 mins.)
“ "Get Your After Midnight" by Fastway ” - thepoet21
 
7.
KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park (1978 TV Movie)
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The tale of rock band KISS and their efforts to thwart a diabolical plan by mad scientist Abner Devereaux... (96 mins.)
Director: Gordon Hessler
“ "Rock And Roll All Night" by Kiss ” - thepoet21
 
8.
The Wild Life (1984)
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Eighties teen romp involving Bill and his new apartment, Jim and his rebellious antics, Tom and his crazy self, and Anita with her older man David. (96 mins.)
Director: Art Linson
“ I could have sworn Eddie Van Halen, who scored the whole movie, worked in the instrumental to "Dreams" before Sammy Hagar was in the group (Van Halen), but I could be wrong. ” - thepoet21
 
9.
The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years (1988 Documentary)
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Documentary showcase, what life was like for the music artists living during the Los Angeles Heavy Metal scene in the mid and late 1980s. (93 mins.)
“ "Peace Sells, But Who's Buying" by Megadeth ” - thepoet21
 
10.
Hesher (2010)
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A young boy has lost his mother and is losing touch with his father and the world around him. Then he meets Hesher who manages to make his life even more chaotic. (106 mins.)
Director: Spencer Susser
“ "Rock Out" by Motorhead and "Fight Fire With Fire" by Metallica ” - thepoet21
 
11.
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)
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Two seemingly dumb teens struggle to prepare a historical presentation with the help of a time machine. (90 mins.)
Director: Stephen Herek
“ "Two Heads Are Better Than One" Power Tool ” - thepoet21
 
12.
Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996)
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The dim-witted teen duo of Beavis and Butt-Head travel across America in search of their stolen television set. (81 mins.)
“ "Love Rollercoaster" Red Hot Chilli Peppers (more funk/metal, but the best song in the movie) ” - thepoet21
 
13.
The Gate (1987)
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Two young boys accidentally release a horde of nasty, pint-sized demons from a hole in a suburban backyard... (85 mins.)
Director: Tibor Takács
“ No metal on the soundtrack, but the movie was just so "metal" for its time. ” - thepoet21
 
14.
A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)
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Survivors of undead serial killer Freddy Krueger - who stalks his victims in their dreams - learn to take control of their own dreams in order to fight back. (96 mins.)
Director: Chuck Russell
“ "Dream Warriors" by Dokken ” - thepoet21
 
15.
Wayne's World 2 (1993)
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The inseparable duo try to organize a rock concert while Wayne must fend off a record producer who has an eye for his girlfriend. (95 mins.)
Director: Stephen Surjik
“ "Shut Up and Dance" by Aerosmith ” - thepoet21
 
16.
Rock Star (2001)
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Lead singer of a tribute band becomes lead singer of the real band he idolizes. (105 mins.)
Director: Stephen Herek
“ "Livin' the Life" by Steel Dragon ” - thepoet21
 
17.
Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988)
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Years after Tommy Jarvis chained him underwater at Camp Crystal Lake, the dormant Jason Voorhees returns to the camp grounds when he is accidentally released from his prison by a telekinetic teenager. (88 mins.)
“ "Man Behind the Mask" by Alice Cooper ” - thepoet21
 
18.
Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers (1988)
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Angela, supposedly reformed and living under an assumed surname, is working at a summer camp. However, when the campers start misbehaving, she soon reverts to her old ways. (80 mins.)
“ "Desperate to Survive" by Obsession ” - thepoet21
 
19.
Heavy Metal in Baghdad (2007 Documentary)
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In the late summer of 2006, in the middle of the insurgency, filmmakers Eddy Moretti and Suroosh Alvi... (84 mins.)
“ Aint seen it yet, will get back when I do... ” - thepoet21
 
20.
School of Rock (2003)
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After being kicked out of a rock band, Dewey Finn becomes a substitute teacher of a strict elementary private school, only to try and turn it into a rock band. (108 mins.)
“ "School of Rock" by the cast ” - thepoet21
 
21.
Easy Rider (1969)
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Two counterculture bikers travel from Los Angeles to New Orleans in search of America. (95 mins.)
Director: Dennis Hopper
“ "Born to Be Wild" by Steppenwolf (where the expression "Heavy Metal" was first used) ” - thepoet21
 
22.
RoboCop 2 (1990)
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Cyborg law enforcer RoboCop protects the citizens of Detroit by taking on a powerful drug syndicate, while a renegade OCP executive tries to create a new, superior RoboCop using a crime lord as its subject. (117 mins.)
Director: Irvin Kershner
“ "The Kid Goes Wild" by Bang Tango ” - thepoet21
 
23.
Shocker (1989)
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After being sent to the electric chair, a serial killer uses electricity to come back from the dead and carry out his vengeance on the football player who turned him in to the police. (109 mins.)
Director: Wes Craven
“ "No More Mr Nice Guy" by Megadeth ” - thepoet21
 
24.
Airheads (1994)
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Three band members hoping for a big break head to a radio station to play their demo tape and wind up holding everyone hostage with plastic guns when the head DJ refuses to play them. (92 mins.)
Director: Michael Lehmann
“ "I'll Talk My Way Out of It" by Stuttering John ” - thepoet21
 
25.
Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991)
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A tyrant from the future creates evil android doubles of Bill and Ted and sends them back to eliminate the originals. (93 mins.)
Director: Pete Hewitt
“ "God Gave Rock And Roll To You" by Kiss ” - thepoet21
 
26.
This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
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Spinal Tap, one of England's loudest bands, is chronicled by film director Marty DeBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour. (82 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
“ "Hell Hole" by Spinal Tap ” - thepoet21
 
27.
Rock 'n' Roll Nightmare (1987)
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At an old farmhouse, a family mysteriously dissapears at the hands of evil. Years later, hair metal band The Tritons comes to the farmhouse... (83 mins.)
Director: John Fasano
“ I met this guy (Thor) at a comic convention, and he had a great band. They had a Twisted Sister type vibe and influence. The lead singer Thor who is in the movie blew up one of those bed warmers and it popped. Some guy dressed like a chicken was in the audience. So cool. ” - thepoet21
 
28.
Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990)
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A California couple and a survivalist encounter Leatherface and his family. (85 mins.)
Director: Jeff Burr
“ "Bored" by Death Angel ” - thepoet21
 
29.
Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
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A group of Southern California high school students are enjoying their most important subjects: sex, drugs and rock n' roll. (90 mins.)
Director: Amy Heckerling
“ "Kashmir" by Led Zeppelin ” - thepoet21
 
30.
The Toxic Avenger (1984)
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Tromaville has a monstrous new hero. The Toxic Avenger is born when meek mop boy Melvin falls into a vat of toxic waste. Now evildoers will have a lot to lose. (82 mins.)
“ "Is This Love" by Race ” - thepoet21
 
31.
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
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A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her young son, John Connor, from a more advanced cyborg, made out of liquid metal. (137 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
“ "You Could Be Mine" by Guns N Roses. There is also a very subtle Guns N Roses reference in one of the scenes which is easy to miss. ” - thepoet21
 
32.
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006)
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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 magical guitar pick housed in a rock-and-roll museum some 300 miles away. (93 mins.)
Director: Liam Lynch
“ "The Final Showdown" was pretty funny. ” - thepoet21
 
33.
Heavy Metal (1981)
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A glowing orb terrorizes a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror. (86 mins.)
“ Cool movie, but the soundtrack is just not that great. Could have been better, much better. Just had to include it in the list, but nothing soundtrack wise really stood out. ” - thepoet21
 
34.
American Pop (1981)
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The story of four generations of a Russian Jewish immigrant family of musicians whose careers parallel the history of American popular music in the 20th century. (96 mins.)
Director: Ralph Bakshi
“ More of a punk rock cartoon, but I love Pat Benatar's "Hell Is For Children" which is on the soundtrack. She's a rock singer but that song was so "metal" to me. ” - thepoet21
 
35.
Maximum Overdrive (1986)
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A group of people try to survive when machines start to come alive and become homicidal. (98 mins.)
Director: Stephen King
“ "SD" by AC/DC ” - thepoet21
 
36.
Heavy Metal Parking Lot (1986 Documentary)
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A look at the wild scene outside a Judas Priest concert (17 mins.)
“ Haven't seen this yet.... ” - thepoet21
 
37.
The Brady Bunch Movie (1995)
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The original '70s T.V. family is now placed in the 1990s, where they're even more square and out of place than ever. (90 mins.)
Director: Betty Thomas
“ OK, this is not a "metal" movie in any way, shape or form, but I loved the "metal" version Davy Jones (of the Monkees) (RIP) did of his song "Girl" in the school dance scene. Classic. ” - thepoet21
 
38.
Wassup Rockers (2005)
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Instead of adhering to the norms of their South Central neighborhood, a group of skater boys opt to bus into Hollywood and Beverly Hills... (111 mins.)
Director: Larry Clark
“ OK, is this a metal movie? After all, even though they do "Hardcore" music in some of the scenes, they dress like a bunch of metal guys. They had the style down, but there wasn't any real metal music in it. I think a metal angle would have been better than using punk music for this movie. ” - thepoet21
 
39.
Metalhead (2013)
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A girl is caught between the life that took her brother and her own inability to strike out on her own. In her grief, she finds solace in the dark music of Black Metal and dreams of becoming a rock star. (97 mins.)
Director: Ragnar Bragason
“ Haven't seen this yet but Lizzy Borden's "Me Against the World" was such an anthem back in '87 and its on the soundtrack! I got to see this now! ” - thepoet21
 
40.
Empire Records (1995)
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The employees of an independent music store learn about each other as they try anything to stop the store being absorbed by a large chain. (90 mins.)
Director: Allan Moyle
“ OK, this is a movie for mid 90s post grunge alt rockers, but there was one scene where a bunch of kids set aside all that alternative posturing and jumped around to "If You Want Blood (You Got It)" by AC/DC. A very metal scene for a non metal movie. ” - thepoet21
 
41.
Bride of Chucky (1998)
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Chucky, the doll possessed by a serial killer, discovers the perfect mate to kill and revive into the body of another doll. (89 mins.)
Director: Ronny Yu
“ Heavy metal horror music? ” - thepoet21
 
42.
Rock of Ages (2012)
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A small town girl and a city boy meet on the Sunset Strip, while pursuing their Hollywood dreams. (123 mins.)
Director: Adam Shankman
“ I wanted to like this movie, but it fell short in so many ways and came off as a bit of a 80s rock version of Glee. However, the renditions of 80s glam rock standards like Bon Jovi's "Wanted Dead or Alive" and Poison's "Nothin' But A Good Time" were ok. ” - thepoet21
 
43.
Roadie (2011)
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After 20 years on the road with Blue Oyster Cult, Jimmy Testagros returns to his hometown to life with his ailing mother. Complications arise when he falls for an old friend, who is now married to his longtime nemesis. (95 mins.)
Director: Michael Cuesta
“ "Long Misty Days" by Robin Trower and "Dominance and Submission" by Blue Oyster Cult ” - thepoet21
 
44.
Black Roses (1988)
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Demons hypnotize the general public by posing as a rock and roll band. (90 mins.)
Director: John Fasano
“ Note: Haven't seen it yet... ” - thepoet21
 
45.
Deathgasm (2015)
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Two teenage boys unwittingly summon an ancient evil entity known as The Blind One by delving into black magic while trying to escape their mundane lives. (86 mins.)
“ Note: Ain't seen it yet! ” - thepoet21
 
46.
Queen of the Damned (2002)
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The vampire Lestat becomes a rock star whose music wakes up the queen of all vampires. (101 mins.)
Director: Michael Rymer
“ I always knew this as the movie with 10 minutes of the R&B singer Aaliyah in it. I guess I got to check it out! ” - thepoet21
 
47.
Slumber Party Massacre II (1987)
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Courtney Bates, the younger sister of Valerie, and her friends go to their condo for a weekend getaway, but Courtney can't get rid of the haunting feeling that a supernatural rockabilly driller killer is coming to murder them all. (77 mins.)
Director: Deborah Brock
“ I still got to see this one! ” - thepoet21
 
48.
Private Parts (1997)
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The autobiographical story of Howard Stern, the radio rebel who is now also a TV personality, an author and a movie star. (109 mins.)
Director: Betty Thomas
“ "You Shook Me All Night Long" AC/DC ” - thepoet21
 
49.
The Stöned Age (1994)
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Joe and Hubbs are a pair of rockers who are on a quest for 'chicks'. This is the tale of their adventures over one night. (90 mins.)
Director: James Melkonian
“ Haven't seen it yet, but any movie with "Paranoid" by Black Sabbath in the soundtrack has to be cool. ” - thepoet21
 
50.
Quiet Riot: Well Now You're Here, There's No Way Back (2014 Documentary)
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The rise, fall and near-resurrection of a 1980s metal band. (104 mins.)
Director: Regina Russell
“ I never took them too seriously, thought they did too many covers but after watching this, I realized, they are a good band! Plus they had an interesting story. I didn't listen to them after 1986, so it was interesting how far they went. Best song: Cum On Feel the Noize! ” - thepoet21