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1. S.F.W. (1994)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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An alienated and misanthropic teenager gains sudden and unwanted celebrity status after he's taken hostage by terrorists where his indifference to their threats to kill him makes news headlines.

Writers: Andrew Wellman, Danny Rubin, Jefery Levy | Director: Jefery Levy | Stars: Stephen Dorff, Reese Witherspoon, Jake Busey, Joey Lauren Adams

Votes: 3,918

2. Dead Man's Curve (1998)

R | 91 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

5.9
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Two college students kill their roommate and make it look like a suicide.

Writer: Dan Rosen | Director: Dan Rosen | Stars: Matthew Lillard, Michael Vartan, Randall Batinkoff, Keri Russell

Votes: 3,794

3. Hype! (1996)

84 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.8
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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: 1,672

4. Munje! (2001)

90 min | Comedy

7.8
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Urban comedy, happening during a night in Belgrade. Mare, Pop and Gojko are three friends who grew up together. Mare and Pop have always been musicians, while Gojko (who was harassed by ... See full summary »

Writer: Srdja Andjelic | Director: Radivoje Andric | Stars: Boris Milivojevic, Sergej Trifunovic, Maja Mandzuka, Milica Vujovic

Votes: 3,870

5. 1991: The Year Punk Broke (1992)

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: 890

6. Sweet Dreams (1996 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama, Mystery

5.8
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A girl awakes from a coma to find her world has collapsed around her and she remembers nothing. But as she does remember she finds out all is not how it should be and someone is out to get her.

Writer: Bruce Miller | Director: Jack Bender | Stars: Tiffani Thiessen, A Martinez, David Newsom, Amy Yasbeck

Votes: 399

7. Kill Your Idols (2004)

75 min | Documentary, Music

6.6
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52 Metascore

A documentary on thirty years of alternative NYC rock 'n roll.

Director: Scott Crary | Stars: Ron Albertson, Angus Andrew, Tristan Bechet, Hisham Bharoocha

Votes: 459

8. Color Me Obsessed: A Film About The Replacements (2011)

123 min | Documentary, Music

7.4
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For some aging music fans and kids with a passion for musical history, The Replacements are rock and roll defined. This Minneapolis quartet took a teenage-punk attitude, threw it in a ... See full summary »

Writers: Gorman Bechard, Hansi Oppenheimer | Director: Gorman Bechard | Stars: Robert Voedisch, Tommy Ramone, Tom Arnold, Dave Foley

Votes: 228

9. Don't Need You (2005 Video)

40 min | Documentary, Short, Music

7.2
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"don't need you" is a documentary film that tells the story of the origins of Riot Grrrl in the American independent music scene of the 1990s, and how this feminist movement evolved into a ... See full summary »

Writer: Kerri Koch | Director: Kerri Koch | Stars: Mark Andersen, Dasha Bikceem, Bratmobile, Sharon Cheslow

Votes: 74

10. Slaves to the Underground (1997)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

5.0
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Seattle: The grunge girl band "No Exits" is just about to get a record deal. At this time Jimmy is appearing again, the former boy-friend of the band guitarist Shelly. She had left him ... See full summary »

Writer: Bill Cody | Director: Kristine Peterson | Stars: Molly Gross, Jason Bortz, Marisa Ryan, Bob Neuwirth

Votes: 251

11. Pursuit of Happyness (2005)

60 min | Documentary

7.2
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If you haven't yet heard of The Aluminum Group - the critically adored Chicago pop band fronted by gay brothers John and Frank Navin - make sure to see this musical celebration of their past and present.

Writer: Patrick McGuinn | Director: Patrick McGuinn | Stars: Frank Navin, John Navin, Cynthia Plaster Caster, Lawrence Steele

Votes: 36

12. Awaken the Dead (2007)

Not Rated | 102 min | Action, Horror, Mystery

2.1
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When the DEAD walk the earth, there's no place for a man of peace.

Writer: Jeff Brookshire | Director: Jeff Brookshire | Stars: Gary Kohn, Lindsey Morris, Nate Witty, Mike Nyman

Votes: 524

13. Golden Days (2007)

Unrated | 95 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.4
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A struggling indie rock band signs a major record deal only to have their album and their career nearly destroyed by the people who signed them.

Director: Chris Suchorsky | Stars: Jay Barclay, Cary Brothers, David Chernis, Matt Del Vecchio

Votes: 64

14. And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop (2004 TV Mini-Series)

300 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.7
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Stars: A.J., Bill Adler, Afrika Bambaataa, Busy Bee

Votes: 105

15. White Stripes: Under Blackpool Lights (2004 Video)

Unrated | 81 min | Documentary, Music

8.7
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Concert footage of The White Stripes recorded in January of 2004, featuring tracks from the bands four studio albums as well as live favorites like the Dolly Parton cover "Jolene".

Director: Dick Carruthers | Stars: Jack White, Meg White

Votes: 635

16. Gigantic (A Tale of Two Johns) (2002)

102 min | Documentary, Music

7.7
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64 Metascore

Documentary about the music group They Might Be Giants.

Director: AJ Schnack | Stars: John Flansburgh, John Linnell, Gina Arnold, Michael Azerrad

Votes: 653

17. Dischord (2001)

102 min | Drama, Music, Thriller

5.2
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14 Metascore

On the brink of her world tour, at the height of her success, alternative rock violinist, Gypsy, put down her violin and walked away... A man brutally beats his girlfriend to death and ... See full summary »

Writer: Mark Wilkinson | Director: Mark Wilkinson | Stars: Thomas Jay Ryan, Annunziata Gianzero, Richard Bakalyan, Andrew Borba

Votes: 70

18. Living the American Nightmare (2011)

Documentary, Biography, Music

7.3
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This is the story of Myke Hideous and the punk rock music industry.

Writers: Pawl Bazile, Myke Hideous | Director: Pawl Bazile | Stars: Myke Hideous, Peter Steele, Arturo Vega, Steve Zing

Votes: 15

19. Horsey (1997)

94 min | Drama, Music, Romance

4.7
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Delilah Miller is looking for an anchor in her life. She starts a romance with rock musician Ryland Yale, but soon it shows he can not be such an anchor - he's possessive, undependable and ... See full summary »

Writer: Kirsten Clarkson | Director: Kirsten Clarkson | Stars: Holly Ferguson, Todd Kerns, Ryan Robbins, Victoria Deschanel

Votes: 59

20. Pearl Jam: Single Video Theory (1998 Video)

45 min | Documentary, Music

8.4
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A documentary on the making of Pearl Jams Album Yield.

Director: Mark Pellington | Stars: Jeff Ament, Stone Gossard, Jack Irons, Mike McCready

Votes: 657

21. Pearl Jam: Touring Band 2000 (2001 Video)

125 min | Documentary, Music

8.7
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"Pearl Jam: Touring Band 2000" features twenty-eight full length songs from various cities on the band's 2000 U.S. tour. The video includes live music clips, videos, behind the scenes shots... See full summary »

Stars: Jeff Ament, Matt Cameron, Stone Gossard, Mike McCready

Votes: 915

22. Dude! Where's My Music?

75 min | Documentary | Post-production

Filmmaker Ravi Parsan explores the inner workings of the music industry with Slash, Radiohead, Rush, Steve Albini, Henry Rollins, Anvil, Slayer, CEO's, MD's and Fans to ask 'Dude! Where's My Music?

Writer: Ravi Parsan | Director: Ravi Parsan | Stars: Radiohead, Anvil, Slash, Geddy Lee

23. High and Dry (2005)

Documentary, Music

6.5
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This documentary is a retrospective, featuring an array of Tucson musicians, personalities and bands that have shaped the music scene since the late 1970's until today.

Writer: Michael Toubassi | Director: Michael Toubassi | Stars: Howe Gelb, Bob Log III, Beck, Scott Benzel

Votes: 20

24. Skæve dage i Thy (1971)

91 min | Documentary, Music

6.1
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Documentary about the construction of Thy Lejren in 1970 - an alternative summer camp. Features concerts by bands such as Gasolin' and Gnags.

Writers: Kjeld Ammundsen, Finn Broby, Dino Raymond Hansen, Teit Jørgensen, Gregers Nielsen, Ebbe Preisler | Directors: Kjeld Ammundsen, Finn Broby, Dino Raymond Hansen, Teit Jørgensen, Gregers Nielsen, Ebbe Preisler | Stars: Franz Beckerlee, Kajs Camping, Leo Jespersgård, Wili Jönsson

Votes: 28

25. Alice in Chains: Live Facelift (1991 Video)

40 min | Documentary, Short, Music

9.0
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Director: Josh Taft | Stars: Jerry Cantrell, Sean Kinney, Layne Staley, Mike Starr

Votes: 67

26. Just Like Before (2006)

105 min | Drama, Music

7.8
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A movie about the Filipino rock Band The Dawn.

Writer: Mike Sandejas | Director: Mike Sandejas | Stars: Jett Pangan, J.B. Leonor, Francis Reyes, Buddy Zabala

Votes: 14

27. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds: Babe, I'm on Fire (2003 Video)

19 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.3
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Director: John Hillcoat | Stars: Nick Cave, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Blixa Bargeld, Warren Ellis

Votes: 44

28. 120 Minutes (1991– )

120 min | Music

8.2
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Stars: Siouxsie and the Banshees, Budgie, Steven Severin, Siouxsie Sioux

Votes: 48

29. Gonzo (2004– )

120 min | Music

7.8
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Stars: Zane Lowe, Paul Arthurs, Liam Gallagher, Noel Gallagher

Votes: 12

30. Understanding Vander (2009)

82 min | Comedy, Music

7.5
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Vander, an alternative rock musician, is kicked out of his band. Down on his luck, he begins breaking into houses and using other people's things to survive. After moving from place to ... See full summary »

Writers: David Ciavarella, John Hay, Patrick Rigney | Director: Patrick Rigney | Stars: Patrick Rigney, John Hay, Paul Hay, A.J. Minotti

Votes: 13

31. Check 1,2 (2003– )

30 min | Documentary, Music, Sport

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Stars: Matt Costa, Evan 'Chuck Inglish' Ingersoll, Doug Anthony Jones, MGMT

32. The Unknown (Empty House of Night) (2012)

4 min | Short, Music

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Director: Johnny Alonso | Stars: James Alonso, Johnny Alonso, Peter Ramos, Stephen John Ramos

33. Übriggebliebene ausgereifte Haltungen (2007)

89 min | Documentary, Music

4.0
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Writer: Peter Ott | Director: Peter Ott | Stars: Julius Block, Campino, Diedrich Diederichsen, Clara Drechsler

Votes: 5

34. 4Music Intros (2008– )

Music

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Stars: Melvin Odoom, CocknBullKid, I Blame Coco, Devlin

35. Direct from Brooklyn (1999 Video)

45 min | Short, Music

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Directors: Adam Bernstein, Nico Beyer, John Flansburgh, Lidia Pryzluska, J. Otto Seibold, Helene Silverman, Drew Takahashi | Stars: John Flansburgh, John Linnell, They Might Be Giants

Votes: 98

36. Cracker & Camper Van Beethoven: First Annual Camp Out Live (2006 Video)

129 min | Documentary, Music

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On September 9 & 10, 2005, the bands Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker hosted the first Camp Out in Pioneertown, California. Led by singer David Lowery, the bands celebrated two decades of ... See full summary »

Stars: Cracker, Johnny Hickman, Victor Krummenacher, David Lowery

37. Live at the Astoria (1995 Video)

68 min | Music

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Director: Brett Turnbull | Stars: Radiohead, Colin Greenwood, Jonny Greenwood, Ed O'Brien

38. Die Sterne - Die Interessanten (Singles 1992-2004) (2006 Video)

131 min | Music

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Stars: Enno Arndt, Mark Chung, Jochen Distelmeyer, Ted Gaier

39. Kids in the Way (1997– )

Music

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Star: Mat Hoffman

40. Kante - Die Tiere sind unruhig (2006 Video)

Documentary, Short, Music

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Star: Kante

41. MTV Post Modern (1993–1997)

Music

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Star: Pip Dann

42. APBL 2000 - Apoptygma Berzerk Live 2000 (2001 Video)

88 min | Documentary, Music

7.5
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Recorded Live at The Rockefeller Music Hall in Oslo. Behind the scenes footage filmed.

Director: Jon Sverre Høiden | Stars: Stephan L. Groth, Geir Bratland, Rico Darum, Ted Skogmann

Votes: 52

43. Southern Backtones Forever (2008)

Not Rated | 5 min | Short, Music

7.6
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The Southern Backtones explore the meaning of life in this surreal and sometimes sexy trip to the Foodarama. Along the way they meet people from all walks of life and turn them on to the concept of forever.

Writer: W. Ross Wells | Director: W. Ross Wells | Stars: Hank Schyma, John Griffin, Todd Sommer, John Evans

Votes: 24

44. On Stage with Mantis (2009– )
Episode: Mindset X (2014)

Music

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Mindset X has created a brand of rock that crosses boundaries. Hailing from Manchester, NH and consisting of members Steve Haidaichuk, Adam Cote and Paul Davidson, Mindset X creates a mix of alternative and mainstream.

Creator: Mantis Khiralla | Stars: Adam Cote, Paul Davidson, Steven Haidaichuk, Mantis Khiralla