Most Popular "Folk Music" Titles
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4. American Dreams (2002–2005)
TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Music
Set to the soundtrack of the '60s, a Philadelphia family moves toward the cultural upheaval in the years ahead. The Pryors' teen daughter Meg tries to shed her "good girl" image by hanging ... See full summary »
5. The Wanderers (1979)
R | 112 min | Drama
Set against the urban jungle of 1963 New York's gangland subculture, this coming of age teenage movie is set around the Italian gang the Wanderers. Slight comedy, slight High School angst ... See full summary »
Votes: 8,144 | Gross: $0.01M
7. A Mighty Wind (2003)
PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Music
Mockumentary captures the reunion of 1960s folk trio the Folksmen as they prepare for a show at The Town Hall to memorialize a recently deceased concert promoter.
Votes: 23,232 | Gross: $17.51M
8. Dogfight (1991)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In 1963, the night before the 18 years old "Birdlace" Eddie and his friends are shipped to Vietnam. They play a dirty game called 'Dogfight': all of them seek a woman for a party, and who ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,921 | Gross: $0.39M
9. American Pop (1981)
R | 96 min | Animation, Drama, Music
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.
Votes: 3,412 | Gross: $6.00M
12. Eisenstein in Guanajuato (2015)
Unrated | 105 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Rejected by Hollywood and facing pressure to return to Stalinist Russia, filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein travels to Mexico to shoot a new film. Chaperoned by his guide Palomino, he experiences the ties between Eros and Thanatos, happy to create their effects in cinema, troubled to suffer them in life.
Votes: 1,890 | Gross: $0.03M
13. Chrystal (2004)
R | 106 min | Crime, Drama
Twenty years after the accident that claimed his son's life and permanently injured his wife, a man returns to his home in search of redemption.
Votes: 1,425 | Gross: $0.08M
15. Hidden Agenda (1990)
R | 108 min | Drama, Thriller
When an American human rights lawyer is assassinated in Belfast, it remains for the man's girlfriend, as well as a tough, no nonsense, police detective to find the truth... which they soon ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,826 | Gross: $1.03M
16. Muscle Shoals (2013)
PG | 111 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A documentary that celebrates Rick Hall, the founder of FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, and the signature sound he developed in songs such as "I'll Take You There", "Brown Sugar", and "When a Man Loves a Woman".
Votes: 2,982 | Gross: $0.70M
19. Bice skoro propast sveta (1968)
Not Rated | 84 min | Drama, Romance
A bizarre and tragic love story involving swineherd, village fool, teacher and an agricultural pilot. The story unfolds in a remote village in the communist ruled Yugoslavia at the down of Soviet occupation of Czechoslovakia in 1968.
21. Transylvania (2006)
103 min | Drama
Zingarina, who is two-month pregnant, travels from France to Transylvania with her friend Marie to seek out her lover Milan Agustin that was deported from France. They hire the guide and ... See full summary »
24. Festival (1967)
Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Music
Black and white footage of performances, interviews, and conversations at the Newport Folk Festival, from 1963 to 1966. The headliners are Peter, Paul and Mary, Joan Baez, Pete Seeger, and ... See full summary »
26. Még kér a nép (1972)
87 min | Drama, Musical, War
Set in the 1890s on the Hungarian plains, a group of farm workers go on strike in-which they face harsh reprisals and the reality of revolt, oppression, morality and violence.
27. Perico ripiao (2003)
Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy
Three convicted criminals escape from prison carrying only a Güira, a Tambora and an Accordion. During their journey they meet with a bunch of interesting characters and are forced to use their musical skills to help them get home.
Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Be Here to Love Me - Chronicles the fascinating and often turbulent life of Townes Van Zandt.
Votes: 1,045 | Gross: $0.13M
30. Big Easy Express (2012)
Not Rated | 98 min | Documentary, Musical
Folk rock and bluegrass musicians Mumford & Sons, Old Crow Medicine Show and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes travel together by train from San Francisco to New Orleans in the spring of 2011.
32. Venkovský ucitel (2008)
Unrated | 103 min | Drama, Romance
Petr, youthful, quiet, and sensitive, comes from Prague to teach natural science in a country town. The gruff principal asks what he's running from and predicts he'll be gone in six months.... See full summary »
Votes: 1,202 | Gross: $0.05M
33. The Concert for Bangladesh (1972)
G | 103 min | Documentary, Music
The first benefit rock concert when major musicians performed to raise humanitarian relief funds for the refugees of Bangladesh of 1971 war.
35. The Devil and Daniel Mouse (1978 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 25 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
When a young female mouse makes a deal with the devil to become a rock star and learns the price, her boyfriend has to help her avoid damnation.
36. Zonda: folclore argentino (2015)
85 min | Documentary, Musical
Poetic, riveting and moving, Argentina explores the heart of traditional Argentine folklore and its stunning musical heritage.
Votes: 106 | Gross: $0.01M
38. Snayper. Oruzhie vozmezdiya (2009– )
162 min | Action, Drama, Romance
In WW2, a Soviet sniper and a German sharpshooter develop a personal feud and their animosity continues even after the war, in the Soviet occupied Germany.
39. Sing Your Song (2011)
Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Most people know the lasting legacy of Harry Belafonte, the entertainer. This film unearths his significant contribution to and his leadership in the civil rights movement in America and to social justice globally.
Votes: 386 | Gross: $0.05M
40. Pour la suite du monde (1963)
105 min | Documentary
At the instigation of the filmmakers, the young men of the Ile-aux-Coudres in the middle of the St-Lawrence River try as a memorial to their ancestors to revive the fishing of the belugas ... See full summary »
41. Hootenanny (1963–1964)
30 min | Music
Musical variety show, originating from a different college campus each week, featuring various pop-folk groups of the period. Unfortunately, a combination of blacklisting certain ... See full summary »
42. Pete Seeger: The Power of Song (2007)
PG | 93 min | Documentary, Music
Interviews, archival footage and home movies are used to illustrate a social history of folk artist and activist Pete Seeger.
Votes: 413 | Gross: $0.18M
43. A halálba táncoltatott leány (2011)
100 min | Drama
There were two brothers - two dancers - in Communist Hungary. One defected, the other stuck it out. One gave his soul to commerce, the other to the Party. After twenty years, they meet again. And the dance begins.
44. Looking for Palladin (2008)
R | 115 min | Comedy
A young Hollywood player is drawn into a remote place looking for a quick deal and instead finds a sanctuary, a community, and ultimately himself.
45. Radio Vihor zove Andjeliju (1979)
99 min | Comedy
The phenomenon of tourism arrives to a remote village. A married couple sells their property to open a motel, which would be a starting point for their daughter Andjelija's singing career. ... See full summary »
46. Sok od sljiva (1981)
91 min | Comedy
DJ from a small town plans to organize a great artistic happening. His plans coincide with those by local bigwigs who desperately want to promote a local food company.
48. Coração de Cowboy (2017)
120 min | Drama, Music | Post-production
Lucca is a struggling country singer who is forced by his manager Iolanda to record cheesy pop-country song. Upon a disagreement during a studio recording section, Lucca returns to his hometown in order to find inspiration for his music.
49. Seeing Red (1983)
100 min | Documentary, History
A unique documentary that looks at the political activities of the American Communist Party in the early to mid-twentieth century.
110 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A documentary on the life and work of Gene Clark, co-founder of The Byrds, whose subsequent career was a rollercoaster of pioneering music and personal disaster.