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1. Almost Famous (2000)

R | 122 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.9
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90 Metascore

A high-school boy is given the chance to write a story for Rolling Stone Magazine about an up-and-coming rock band as he accompanies them on their concert tour.

Director: Cameron Crowe | Stars: Billy Crudup, Patrick Fugit, Kate Hudson, Frances McDormand

Votes: 221,932 | Gross: $32.53M

2. I'm Not There. (2007)

R | 135 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.0
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73 Metascore

Ruminations on the life of Bob Dylan, where six characters embody a different aspect of the musician's life and work.

Director: Todd Haynes | Stars: Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Heath Ledger, Ben Whishaw

Votes: 50,972 | Gross: $4.02M

3. The Day the Music Died (2010)

25 min | Short, Biography, Drama

6.8
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Inspired by the trailblazing music and tragic end of Buddy Holly, a modern-day depiction seeks after the same success in a surreal Los Angeles.

Director: Bruno Miotto | Stars: Guy Kent, Paige Segal, Jon Morgan Woodward, Anastasia Leddick

Votes: 363

4. Walk the Line (2005)

PG-13 | 136 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.9
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72 Metascore

A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins.

Director: James Mangold | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Ginnifer Goodwin, Robert Patrick

Votes: 200,339 | Gross: $119.52M

5. Control (2007)

R | 122 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.7
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78 Metascore

A profile of Ian Curtis, the enigmatic singer of Joy Division whose personal, professional, and romantic troubles led him to commit suicide at the age of 23.

Director: Anton Corbijn | Stars: Sam Riley, Samantha Morton, Craig Parkinson, Alexandra Maria Lara

Votes: 54,817 | Gross: $0.87M

6. The Doors (1991)

R | 140 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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62 Metascore

The story of the famous and influential 1960s rock band The Doors and its lead singer and composer, Jim Morrison, from his days as a UCLA film student in Los Angeles, to his untimely death in Paris, France at age 27 in 1971.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Val Kilmer, Meg Ryan, Kyle MacLachlan, Frank Whaley

Votes: 73,092 | Gross: $35.18M

7. Sid and Nancy (1986)

R | 112 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.1
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The relationship between Sid Vicious, bassist for British punk group The Sex Pistols, and his girlfriend Nancy Spungen is portrayed.

Director: Alex Cox | Stars: Gary Oldman, Chloe Webb, David Hayman, Debby Bishop

Votes: 25,308 | Gross: $2.83M

8. 24 Hour Party People (2002)

R | 117 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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85 Metascore

In 1976, Tony Wilson sets up Factory Records and brings Manchester's music to the world.

Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Steve Coogan, Lennie James, John Thomson, Paul Popplewell

Votes: 28,741 | Gross: $1.13M

9. Taking Woodstock (2009)

R | 120 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.7
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55 Metascore

A man working at his parents' motel in the Catskills inadvertently sets in motion the generation-defining concert in the summer of 1969.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Demetri Martin, Henry Goodman, Edward Hibbert, Imelda Staunton

Votes: 26,004 | Gross: $7.44M

10. Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll (2010)

TV-MA | 115 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.6
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57 Metascore

A biography of Ian Dury, who was stricken with polio at a young age and defied expectations by becoming one of the founders of the punk-rock scene in Britain in the 1970s.

Director: Mat Whitecross | Stars: Andy Serkis, Tom Hughes, Clifford Samuel, Joseph Kennedy

Votes: 3,576

11. The U.S. vs. John Lennon (2006)

PG-13 | 99 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.4
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64 Metascore

A documentary on the life of John Lennon, with a focus on the time in his life when he transformed from a musician into an antiwar activist.

Directors: David Leaf, John Scheinfeld | Stars: John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Stew Albert, Tariq Ali

Votes: 4,974 | Gross: $1.10M

12. Imagine: John Lennon (1988)

R | 100 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.9
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A biography of the rock music star.

Director: Andrew Solt | Stars: John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Paul McCartney, George Harrison

Votes: 3,931 | Gross: $3.75M

13. The Filth and the Fury (2000)

R | 108 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.7
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82 Metascore

A film about the career of the notorious punk rock band, the Sex Pistols.

Director: Julien Temple | Stars: Paul Cook, Steve Jones, John Lydon, Glen Matlock

Votes: 5,114 | Gross: $0.61M

14. Kurt & Courtney (1998)

R | 95 min | Documentary, Crime, Music

6.2
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A documentary on the life of Kurt Cobain and his relationship with Courtney Love.

Director: Nick Broomfield | Stars: Courtney Love, Nick Broomfield, Kurt Cobain, Mari Earle

Votes: 6,109 | Gross: $0.44M

15. Jimi Hendrix (1973)

R | 98 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.9
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This documentary was made three years after Jimi Hendrix's untimely death. At the time it was an example of how a visual biography should be done, but some of the information in it needs ... See full summary »

Directors: Joe Boyd, John Head, Gary Weis | Stars: Arthur Allen, Albert Allen, Stella Benabon, Eric Barrett

Votes: 1,207

16. Jimi Hendrix (2010 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

5.7
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Directors: Stefan Morawietz, Christian Wagner | Star: Jimi Hendrix

Votes: 10

17. Chuck Berry Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll (1987)

PG | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.8
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This documentary movie covers two concerts at the Fox Theatre in St. Louis, Missouri, to celebrate Chuck Berry's 60th birthday, and also discusses his life and career.

Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Chuck Berry, Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, Ingrid Berry

Votes: 1,070 | Gross: $0.72M

18. Wingspan (2001 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.1
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The story of Paul McCartney's post-Beatles musical career.

Director: Alistair Donald | Stars: Paul McCartney, Denny Laine, Denny Seiwell, Geoff Britton

Votes: 149

19. The Compleat Beatles (1982 Video)

119 min | Documentary, Music

8.2
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The history of the great British rock band.

Director: Patrick Montgomery | Stars: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr

Votes: 1,020

20. Shine a Light (2008)

PG-13 | 122 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.2
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76 Metascore

A career-spanning documentary on the Rolling Stones, with concert footage from their "A Bigger Bang" tour.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, Ronnie Wood

Votes: 10,158 | Gross: $5.36M

21. Glastonbury (2006)

R | 138 min | Documentary, Music

6.7
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60 Metascore

A documentary on the 30th anniversary of Britain's best-known music festival.

Director: Julien Temple | Stars: David Bowie, Björk, James Brown, Billy Bragg

Votes: 753 | Gross: $0.01M

22. Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (1973)

PG | 90 min | Documentary, Music

7.5
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58 Metascore

The July 3rd, 1973 historic concert of the 'leper Messiah'. This was to be David Bowie's last concert with the Ziggy persona and the Spiders from Mars. A great medley of 'Wild Eyed Boy From... See full summary »

Director: D.A. Pennebaker | Stars: David Bowie, Mick Ronson, Trevor Bolder, Mick Woodmansey

Votes: 2,216 | Gross: $0.16M

23. Trainspotting (1996)

R | 94 min | Drama

8.2
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83 Metascore

Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd

Votes: 537,879 | Gross: $16.50M

24. The Runaways (2010)

R | 106 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.6
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65 Metascore

A coming-of-age biographical film about the 1970s teenage all-girl rock band The Runaways. The relationship between band members Cherie Currie and Joan Jett is also explored.

Director: Floria Sigismondi | Stars: Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning, Michael Shannon, Stella Maeve

Votes: 41,908 | Gross: $3.57M

25. The Britpop Story (2005 TV Movie)

Documentary, Music

5.9
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Retrospective documentary on the Britpop movement of the 1990s.

Director: Chloe Thomas | Stars: John Harris, Damon Albarn, Brett Anderson, Paul Arthurs

Votes: 9

26. George Harrison: Living in the Material World (2011)

Not Rated | 208 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.1
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Filmmaker Martin Scorsese examines the life of musician George Harrison, weaving together interviews, concert footage, home movies and photographs.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: George Harrison, Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Ringo Starr

Votes: 7,960

27. Ray (I) (2004)

PG-13 | 152 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.7
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73 Metascore

The story of the life and career of the legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles, from his humble beginnings in the South, where he went blind at age seven, to his meteoric rise to stardom during the 1950s and 1960s.

Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Jamie Foxx, Regina King, Kerry Washington, Clifton Powell

Votes: 119,466 | Gross: $75.33M

28. Nowhere Boy (2009)

R | 98 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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67 Metascore

A chronicle of John Lennon's first years, focused mainly in his adolescence and his relationship with his stern aunt Mimi, who raised him, and his absentee mother Julia, who re-entered his life at a crucial moment in his young life.

Director: Sam Taylor-Johnson | Stars: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Kristin Scott Thomas, Anne-Marie Duff, David Threlfall

Votes: 30,834 | Gross: $1.45M

29. Notorious (2009)

R | 122 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.7
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60 Metascore

The life and death story of Notorious B.I.G. (a.k.a. Christopher Wallace), who came straight out of Brooklyn to take the world of rap music by storm.

Director: George Tillman Jr. | Stars: Jamal Woolard, Anthony Mackie, Derek Luke, Momo Dione

Votes: 35,307 | Gross: $36.84M

30. Across the Universe (2007)

PG-13 | 133 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical

7.4
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56 Metascore

The music of The Beatles and the Vietnam War form the backdrop for the romance between an upper-class American girl and a poor Liverpudlian artist.

Director: Julie Taymor | Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Jim Sturgess, Joe Anderson, Dana Fuchs

Votes: 97,142 | Gross: $24.34M

31. No Distance Left to Run (2010)

104 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.9
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A documentary about the English rock band Blur.

Directors: Will Lovelace, Dylan Southern | Stars: Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James, Dave Rowntree

Votes: 1,091

32. End of the Century (2003)

Unrated | 110 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.0
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74 Metascore

The story of the punk rock band The Ramones.

Directors: Jim Fields, Michael Gramaglia | Stars: Rick Rubin, Tommy Ramone, Dee Dee Ramone, Johnny Ramone

Votes: 3,161 | Gross: $0.39M

33. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005)

Not Rated | 359 min | Documentary, Biography

8.5
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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.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Bob Dylan, B.J. Rolfzen, Dick Kangas, Liam Clancy

Votes: 10,247

34. Punk: Attitude (2005)

Unrated | 90 min | Documentary, Music

7.6
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A documentary on the music, performers, attitude and distinctive look that made up punk rock.

Director: Don Letts | Stars: K.K. Barrett, Roberta Bayley, Jello Biafra, Glenn Branca

Votes: 1,396

35. Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten (2007)

Unrated | 124 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.7
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79 Metascore

As the front man of the Clash from 1977 onwards, Joe Strummer changed people's lives forever. Four years after his death, his influence reaches out around the world, more strongly now than ... See full summary »

Director: Julien Temple | Stars: Joe Strummer, Steve Jones, Mick Jones, Brigitte Bardot

Votes: 3,296 | Gross: $0.25M

36. It Might Get Loud (2008)

PG | 98 min | Documentary, Music

7.6
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70 Metascore

A documentary on the electric guitar from the point of view of three significant rock musicians: the Edge, Jimmy Page and Jack White.

Director: Davis Guggenheim | Stars: Jimmy Page, The Edge, Jack White, Link Wray

Votes: 11,232 | Gross: $1.61M

37. Woodstock (1970)

R | 184 min | Documentary, History, Music

8.1
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The film chronicle of the legendary 1969 music festival.

Director: Michael Wadleigh | Stars: Joan Baez, Richie Havens, Roger Daltrey, Joe Cocker

Votes: 13,693 | Gross: $50.00M

38. Dont Look Back (1967)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary, Music

8.0
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Documentary covering Bob Dylan's 1965 tour of England, which includes appearances by Joan Baez and Donovan.

Director: D.A. Pennebaker | Stars: Bob Dylan, Albert Grossman, Bob Neuwirth, Joan Baez

Votes: 6,907

39. Let It Be (1970)

G | 81 min | Documentary, Music

7.8
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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.

Director: Michael Lindsay-Hogg | Stars: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr

Votes: 4,474

40. The Song Remains the Same (1976)

PG | 137 min | Documentary, Music

7.6
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A documentary of a Led Zeppelin tour mixed with live concert footage, a unique fantasy, and interviews with those involved with the band.

Directors: Peter Clifton, Joe Massot | Stars: Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, John Bonham

Votes: 6,639

41. The Clash: Westway to the World (2000 Video)

60 min | Documentary, Music

7.9
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A career retrospective of British punk band The Clash, featuring exclusive interviews with the entire band.

Director: Don Letts | Stars: Terry Chimes, Terence Dackombe, Topper Headon, Mick Jones

Votes: 955

42. 1991: The Year Punk Broke (1992)

Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.5
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David Markey's documentary of life on the road with Sonic Youth and Nirvana during their tour of Europe in late 1991. Also featuring live performances by Dinosaur Jr, Babes In Toyland, The ... See full summary »

Director: David Markey | Stars: Sonic Youth, Kim Gordon, Lee Ranaldo, Steve Shelley

Votes: 1,170

43. The Kids Are Alright (1979)

PG | 101 min | Documentary, Music

8.2
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From the early black and white days to their colourful hedonistic era, you will Rock! See them at their most creative, and destructive, and experience The Who: Here!

Director: Jeff Stein | Stars: Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend, Keith Moon, John Entwistle

Votes: 3,073

44. Pink Floyd at Pompeii (1972)

G | 92 min | Documentary, Music

8.7
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Live versions of the songs, filmed in an old Pompeii amphitheater. Songs included are Echoes (split into 2 parts), Careful with that axe, Eugene, A saucerful of secrets, One of those days, ... See full summary »

Director: Adrian Maben | Stars: David Gilmour, Roger Waters, Richard Wright, Nick Mason

Votes: 7,414

45. Amazing Journey: The Story of The Who (2007)

Not Rated | 237 min | Documentary, Music

8.2
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A documentary on The Who, featuring interviews with the band's two surviving members, Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey.

Directors: Paul Crowder, Murray Lerner, Parris Patton | Stars: Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend, John Entwistle, Keith Moon

Votes: 1,148

46. The Beatles Anthology (1995– )

600 min | Documentary, Music

9.4
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An autobiographical documentary of the greatest of the rock bands.

Stars: Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, George Martin

Votes: 4,600

47. The White Stripes Under Great White Northern Lights (2009)

Unrated | 93 min | Documentary, Music

8.0
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In 2007 the legendary American duo White Stripes toured Canada. Besides playing the usual venues they challenged themselves and played in buses, cafés and for Indian tribal elders. Music ... See full summary »

Director: Emmett Malloy | Stars: Alex Debogorski, Maria Durham, Jack White, Meg White

Votes: 2,187

48. Sigur Rós: Heima (2007)

97 min | Documentary, Music

8.6
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In the summer of 2006, Sigur Rós returned home to play a series of free, unannounced concerts for the people of Iceland. This film documents their already legendary tour with intimate ... See full summary »

Director: Dean DeBlois | Stars: Amiina, Hildur Arsaelsdottir, Jon Thor Birgisson, Orri P. Dyrason

Votes: 7,292

49. The Doors: When You're Strange (2009)

R | 86 min | Documentary, Music

7.7
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55 Metascore

A look at the late '60s and early '70s rock band The Doors, including rare exclusive footage.

Director: Tom DiCillo | Stars: Johnny Depp, John Densmore, Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek

Votes: 7,798 | Gross: $0.24M

50. Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982)

R | 95 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

8.0
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A confined but troubled rock star descends into madness in the midst of his physical and social isolation from everyone.

Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Bob Geldof, Christine Hargreaves, James Laurenson, Eleanor David

Votes: 65,168 | Gross: $22.24M

51. Synth Britannia (2009 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, Music

7.9
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Following a generation of post-punk musicians who went to form successful electronic bands in the 70s and 80s and had a profound impact on present day music.

Director: Benjamin Whalley | Stars: Vince Clarke, Martin Gore, Richard H. Kirk, Annie Lennox

Votes: 264

52. Classic Albums: Lou Reed - Transformer (2001 Video)

49 min | Documentary, Music

7.3
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Transformer is considered to be one of the best albums of the 1970s. This documentary examines it with Lou Reed and engineer Ken Scott talking about Perfect Day and Vicious among others; ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Smeaton

Votes: 151

53. Omnibus (1967–2003)
Episode: Cracked Actor (1975)

Not Rated | 53 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.9
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BBC documentary showing David Bowie looking back on his Ziggy Stardust character during his Diamond Dogs tour.

Director: Alan Yentob | Star: David Bowie

Votes: 201

54. Hype! (1996)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.7
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Documentary covering the growth and subsequent overexposure of the Seattle "grunge" music scene in the early 90s

Director: Doug Pray | Stars: 7 Year Bitch, Valerie M. Agnew, Carrie Akre, Jeff Ament

Votes: 2,021 | Gross: $0.27M

55. The Drop: The EDM Culture Explosion

Documentary, Music | Post-production

Over the past few years, electronic dance music has taken off in popular culture. However, the transition from an underground movement to a mainstream juggernaut has not happened overnight.... See full summary »

Director: Edward Platero | Stars: Ookay, Moby, Perry Farrell, Sunnery James

56. Finding the Funk (2013)

78 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.6
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Finding the Funk is a road trip in search of the past, present and future of Funk music. Starting with Funk's roots in Jazz and the James Brown bands of the '60s we travel to the Bay Area ... See full summary »

Director: Nelson George | Stars: Ahmir-Khalib Thompson, James Brown, Bootsy Collins, Sly Stone

Votes: 50

57. Punk Britannia (2012– )

90 min | Documentary

7.4
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A series which explores the why's and how's of Punk music's emergence in the mid 1970's, and the legacy it left for British music. It features interview and classic performances.

Stars: Peter Capaldi, John Lydon, Tony Parsons, Billy Idol

Votes: 72

58. The Story of Lovers Rock (2011)

97 min | Documentary, Family, Music

6.7
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overs Rock, often dubbed 'romantic reggae' is a uniquely black British sound that developed in the late 70s and 80s against a backdrop of riots, racial tension and sound systems. Lovers ... See full summary »

Director: Menelik Shabazz | Stars: Dennis Bovell, Paulette Harris-German, Janet Kay, Angie Le Mar

Votes: 38

59. Monterey Pop (1968)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary, History, Music

8.1
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77 Metascore

A film about the greatest pre-Woodstock rock music festival.

Director: D.A. Pennebaker | Stars: Otis Redding, Jimi Hendrix, Ravi Shankar, Country Joe McDonald

Votes: 2,715 | Gross: $0.00M

60. Live Forever (2003)

R | 82 min | Documentary, Music

7.2
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The story of the mid-1990s Britpop music scene.

Director: John Dower | Stars: Noel Gallagher, Liam Gallagher, Damon Albarn, Jarvis Cocker

Votes: 1,106

61. The Importance of Being Morrissey (2002 TV Movie)

49 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.9
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A documentary about Morrissey.

Directors: Tina Flintoff, Ricky Kelehar | Stars: Alan Bennett, Bono, Kathy Burke, Christopher Eccleston

Votes: 161

62. Upside Down: The Creation Records Story (2010)

TV-MA | 101 min | Documentary, Music

7.2
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The definitive film about Creation Records, one of the world's most successful and colorful independent labels.

Director: Danny O'Connor | Stars: Alan McGee, Bobby Gillespie, Noel Gallagher, Chris Abbot

Votes: 508