Most Popular "Fictional Band" Titles
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2. This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
R | 82 min | Comedy, Music
Spinal Tap, one of England's loudest bands, is chronicled by film director Marty DeBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour.
Votes: 106,385 | Gross: $4.67M
3. Almost Famous (2000)
R | 122 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
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 it on their concert tour.
Votes: 209,836 | Gross: $32.52M
7. Music and Lyrics (2007)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
A washed up singer is given a couple days to compose a chart-topping hit for an aspiring teen sensation. Though he's never written a decent lyric in his life, he sparks with an offbeat younger woman with a flair for words.
Votes: 82,272 | Gross: $50.56M
8. That Thing You Do! (1996)
PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.
Votes: 50,935 | Gross: $25.81M
10. Singles (1992)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A group of twenty-something friends, most of whom live in the same apartment complex, search for love and success in grunge-era Seattle.
Votes: 22,806 | Gross: $18.47M
12. Josie and the Pussycats (2001)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Music
A girl group find themselves in the middle of a conspiracy to deliver subliminal messages through popular music in this send up of the music industry and pop culture.
Votes: 19,038 | Gross: $14.25M
13. Velvet Goldmine (1998)
R | 124 min | Drama, Music
In 1984, British journalist Arthur Stuart investigates the career of 1970s glam superstar Brian Slade, who was heavily influenced in his early years by hard-living and rebellious American singer Curt Wild.
Votes: 28,028 | Gross: $1.04M
14. The Mighty Boosh (2003–2007)
30 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Vince Noir and Howard Moon have surreal adventures while working at a Zoo run by the deranged Bob Fossil (in series 1) and pursuing a career as musicians and living with the mystic Naboo ... See full summary »
17. Airheads (1994)
PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Music
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.
Votes: 38,128 | Gross: $5.37M
18. Plush (2013)
R | 99 min | Thriller
A young singer/songwriter, despite being married, becomes involved with her new guitarist, who she soon discovers has a dark past and may be a danger to her and those close to her.
Votes: 2,952 | Gross: $0.00M
21. Eddie and the Cruisers (1983)
PG | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Music
A television newswoman picks up the story of a 1960s rock band whose long-lost leader - Eddie Wilson - may still be alive, while searching for the missing tapes of the band's never-released album.
23. Satisfaction (1988)
PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
A group of teenagers have a band, Mystery, with Jennie as the lead singer. They go to a bar at the coast and play during the summer. Jennie falls in love with the owner of the bar, Martin. ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,833 | Gross: $8.25M
24. Fifteen (1990– )
Hillside follows the students of fictional Hillside School and dealt with a variety of issues including dating, divorce, alcohol abuse, and friendship. The show played heavily into ... See full summary »
26. Light of Day (1987)
PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Music
The siblings Patty and Joe Rasnick live in an industrial suburb in Cleveland, Ohio. While Patty is focused on their rock band, The Barbusters, Joe also cares for the family and the ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,974 | Gross: $10.49M
27. CB4 (1993)
R | 89 min | Comedy, Music
A "rapumentary", covering the rise to fame of MC Gusto, Stab Master Arson, and Dead Mike: members of the rap group "CB4". We soon learn that these three are not what they seem and don't ... See full summary »
Votes: 7,361 | Gross: $17.95M
28. Still Crazy (1998)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
"Strange Fruit" had everything that makes a legendary rockband: Money, Fame, Success, Groupies, a Singer who died of drugs and even a divine ending, when lightning struck the stage during ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,471 | Gross: $0.48M
29. Eddie and the Cruisers II: Eddie Lives! (1989)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A Montreal construction worker joins a band and turns out to be a long-lost rock star from 1960s New Jersey - none other than Eddie Wilson, who mysteriously disappeared after a road accident.
Votes: 2,116 | Gross: $0.54M
30. Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains (1982)
R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
After her mother's death, teenager Corinne Burns forms a punk band with her sister and cousin, despite their lack of musical experience and talent.
32. You Are Beautiful (2009– )
Comedy, Drama, Music
Go Mi-Nyu, a girl about to become a nun, is asked to cover for her indisposed twin brother, Mi-Nam, who's on the verge of becoming a k-idol. To do so, she disguises herself as a boy and joins A.N.Jell, a really popular boy band.
34. Grace of My Heart (1996)
R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
An aspiring singer, Denise Waverly/Edna Buxton, sacrifices her own singing career to write hit songs that launch the careers of other singers. The film follows her life from her first break... See full summary »
Votes: 3,056 | Gross: $0.62M
35. Fear of a Black Hat (1993)
R | 88 min | Comedy, Music
A mockumentary chronicling the rise and fall of NWH, a not particularly talented--or particularly bright but always controversial--hip-hop group.
Votes: 3,389 | Gross: $0.24M
36. Hard Core Logo (1996)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Bruce Macdonald follows punk bank Hard Core Logo on a harrowing last-gasp reunion tour throughout Western Canada. As magnetic lead-singer Joe Dick holds the whole magilla together through ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,295 | Gross: $0.02M
37. The Suburbans (1999)
R | 81 min | Comedy, Drama
An 80's one-hit wonder band named The Suburbans reform for a special performance at one of the ex-member's wedding. At the wedding, a young record company talent scout happens to be in the ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,004 | Gross: $0.01M
39. Catwalk (1992–1994)
50 min | Drama, Music
Six young adults attempt to fulfill their dream of fame and fortune by putting together a pop band. Unfortunately they realize that the road to celebrity is paved with uncertainty. Their ... See full summary »
40. The Heights (1992– )
60 min | Drama, Music
'The Heights' is not only the name of the suburb a group of young adults lives in, it's also the name of the rock band they've set up. During its 12 episodes, the show tells partly comedian... See full summary »
42. London Dreams (2009)
146 min | Musical
The story revolves around two childhood friends Arjun and Munnu who find a way to get from a small village in India to Wembley as Rock stars, having overcome their personalities.
43. Hard to Hold (1984)
PG | 93 min | Drama, Music
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. None of the usual gambits work on this woman, who has never ... See full summary »
44. Paanch (2003)
130 min | Crime, Thriller
4 friends (Luke, Murgi, Joy and Pondy) wasted by youth and self destruction play together in a band along with a fifth female member (Shiuli). Luke the lead singer and self-imposed leader ... See full summary »
47. Too Late Blues (1961)
103 min | Drama
Ghost is an idealogical musician who would rather play his blues in the park to the birds than compromise himself. However, when he meets and falls in love with beautiful singer, Jess ... See full summary »
48. Electric Apricot (2006)
R | 92 min | Comedy
Electric Apricot is a spoof of jam bands centered around the band, Electric Apricot, in the style of "This Is Spinal Tap". The members of the band go by the assumed names, Steve Hampton ... See full summary »
50. Monstar (2013– )
Drama, Music, Romance
Yoon Sul-Chan is the vocalist for the fictional group "Man in Black". He carries deep wounds within his mind, but doesn't express his feelings. Because of his hot temper, he causes trouble.... See full summary »