johnny zell: best of music orientated movies!

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1.
The Song Remains the Same (1976 Documentary)
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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. (137 mins.)
 
2.
A Star Is Born (1976)
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A has-been rock star falls in love with a young, up-and-coming songstress. (139 mins.)
Director: Frank Pierson
 
3.
200 Motels (1971)
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"Touring makes you crazy," Frank Zappa says, explaining that the idea for this film came to him while the Mothers of Invention were touring... (98 mins.)
 
4.
The Last Waltz (1978 Documentary)
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A film account and presentation of the final concert of The Band. (117 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
5.
Woodstock (1970 Documentary)
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The film chronicle of the legendary 1969 music festival. (184 mins.)
 
6.
Monterey Pop (1968 Documentary)
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A film about the greatest pre-Woodstock rock music festival. (78 mins.)
Director: D.A. Pennebaker
 
7.
Cocksucker Blues (1972 Documentary)
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This fly-on-the-wall documentary follows the Rolling Stones on their 1972 North American Tour, their... (93 mins.)
Director: Robert Frank
 
8.
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
 
9.
Led Zeppelin DVD (2003 Documentary)
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A double-DVD set which features over five hours of previously unreleased concert and archival performance footage from Led Zeppelin, spanning the years 1969 to 1979. (320 mins.)
 
10.
The Jacksons: An American Dream (1992 TV Series)
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The Jacksons are your average working-class family in Gary, Indiana; but when their father discovers... (240 mins.)
 
11.
The Temptations (1998 TV Series)
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Biography of the singers who formed the hit Motown musical act, The Temptations. (175 mins.)
Director: Allan Arkush
 
12.
Baby Snakes (1979 Documentary)
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Rock artist Frank Zappa hosts a concert in New York City. This movie contains tons of on-stage footage, off-stage footage, and animation. (166 mins.)
Director: Frank Zappa
 
13.
The Midnight Special (1972 TV Series)
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Late night rock and pop music performances are featured. (90 mins.)
 
14.
Rock Concert (1973 TV Series)
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Weekly late-night progressive rock bands, many very well known, with some soft-pop (later) and occasional comic routines. (90 mins.)
 
15.
Yellow Submarine (1968)
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The Beatles agree to accompany Captain Fred in his Yellow Submarine and go to Pepperland to free it from the music hating Blue Meanies. (90 mins.)
Director: George Dunning
 
16.
The Beatles Anthology (1995 Mini-Series)
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An autobiographical documentary of the greatest of the rock bands. (600 mins.)
 
17.
Let It Be (1970 Documentary)
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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. (81 mins.)
 
18.
Tommy (1975)
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A psychosomatically deaf, dumb and blind boy becomes a master pinball player and, subsequently, the object of a religious cult. (111 mins.)
Director: Ken Russell
 
19.
Hard to Hold (1984)
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Details the efforts of a pop-rock star (James Roberts / Rick Springfield) to win the love of a woman he meets in a car accident... (93 mins.)
Director: Larry Peerce
 
20.
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
 
21.
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
 
22.
The Eddy Duchin Story (1956)
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The life story of the famous pianist and band-leader of the 1930s and 1940s. (123 mins.)
Director: George Sidney
 
23.
Sincerely Yours (1955)
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Tony Warrin has it all: a popular pianist who plays any style, he has money, great clothes, a penthouse overlooking Central Park... (115 mins.)
Director: Gordon Douglas
 
24.
Slade in Flame (1975)
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Light the Rock n' Roll spark with a Flame in the guise of Dave, Noddy, Jim and Don and their showcase of the rise and demise of rock band Flame... (91 mins.)
 
25.
Phantom of the Paradise (1974)
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A disfigured composer sells his soul for the woman he loves so that she will perform his music. However, an evil record tycoon betrays him and steals his music to open his rock palace, The Paradise. (92 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma