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1. Collateral (2004)

R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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71 Metascore

A cab driver finds himself the hostage of an engaging contract killer as he makes his rounds from hit to hit during one night in Los Angeles.

Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx, Jada Pinkett Smith, Mark Ruffalo

Votes: 294,326 | Gross: $100.00M

2. Dancing on the Edge (2013 TV Mini-Series)

Drama

7.4
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Set in the 1930s, a black Jazz band rises in fame and popularity while becoming entangled in an intricate web of intrigue, mystery & suspense with the elite of London society.

Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Matthew Goode, Joanna Vanderham, Wunmi Mosaku

Votes: 1,912

3. Lost Highway (1997)

R | 134 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.6
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52 Metascore

After a bizarre encounter at a party, a jazz saxophonist is framed for the murder of his wife and sent to prison, where he inexplicably morphs into a young mechanic and begins leading a new life.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, John Roselius, Louis Eppolito

Votes: 98,349 | Gross: $3.80M

4. Save the Last Dance (2001)

PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.2
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53 Metascore

A white midwestern girl moves to Chicago, where her new boyfriend is a black teen from the South Side with a rough, semi-criminal past.

Director: Thomas Carter | Stars: Julia Stiles, Sean Patrick Thomas, Kerry Washington, Fredro Starr

Votes: 47,988 | Gross: $91.04M

5. That Thing You Do! (1996)

PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.9
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71 Metascore

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.

Director: Tom Hanks | Stars: Tom Hanks, Liv Tyler, Charlize Theron, Tom Everett Scott

Votes: 50,435 | Gross: $25.81M

6. New York, New York (1977)

PG | 155 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.7
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An egotistical saxophonist and a young singer meet on V-J Day and embark upon a strained and rocky romance, even as their careers begin a long, up-hill climb.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Liza Minnelli, Robert De Niro, Lionel Stander, Barry Primus

Votes: 13,601

7. The Russia House (1990)

R | 123 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.1
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An expatriate British publisher unexpectedly finds himself working for British intelligence to investigate people in Russia.

Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Sean Connery, Michelle Pfeiffer, Roy Scheider, James Fox

Votes: 11,426 | Gross: $23.00M

8. Mo' Better Blues (1990)

R | 130 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.5
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Jazz trumpeter Bleek Gilliam makes questionable decisions in his professional and romantic lives.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, Wesley Snipes, Giancarlo Esposito

Votes: 8,320 | Gross: $16.15M

9. The Man with the Golden Arm (1955)

Approved | 119 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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A strung-out junkie deals with a demoralizing drug addiction while his crippled wife and card sharks pull him down.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak, Eleanor Parker, Arnold Stang

Votes: 6,931

10. King of California (2007)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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63 Metascore

An unstable dad who after getting out of a mental institution tries to convince his daughter that there's Spanish gold buried somewhere under suburbia.

Director: Mike Cahill | Stars: Michael Douglas, Evan Rachel Wood, Willis Burks II, Laura Kachergus

Votes: 19,875 | Gross: $0.26M

11. NightMan (1997–1999)

45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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After lightning strikes saxophonist Johnny Domino, he finds he is telepathically tuned to the frequency of evil. This gives him an edge for finding the bad guys, and some special classified... See full summary »

Stars: Matt McColm, Earl Holliman, Jayne Heitmeyer, Derek Webster

Votes: 408

12. Suburban Girl (2007)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.5
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A Manhattanite book editor finds her take on the game of romance changed after she lures the attention of an influential older man.

Director: Marc Klein | Stars: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Alec Baldwin, Maggie Grace, James Naughton

Votes: 6,506

13. Bernard and Doris (2006)

103 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.6
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The story of the twilight years of tobacco billionairness Doris Duke and her relationship with her gay butler, to whom she left her entire fortune.

Director: Bob Balaban | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Ralph Fiennes, Peter Asher, Don Harvey

Votes: 2,769

14. The Glenn Miller Story (1954)

Approved | 115 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.3
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Biography of bandleader Glenn Miller from his beginnings to his death over the English Channel in December 1944.

Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: James Stewart, June Allyson, Harry Morgan, Charles Drake

Votes: 6,181

15. Murmur of the Heart (1971)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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This is a jolly coming-of-age story about a 14-year-old boy named Laurent Chevalier who is growing up in bourgeois surroundings in Dijon, France. This is France in the mid-1950s rather than... See full summary »

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Lea Massari, Benoît Ferreux, Daniel Gélin, Michael Lonsdale

Votes: 6,453 | Gross: $1.20M

16. Wild Orchid II: Two Shades of Blue (1991)

R | 111 min | Drama, Romance

3.6
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Blue is a teenage girl who lives with her Jazz playing father Ham. Ham gets very sick and dies, and now Blue must support herself somehow. Elle, the headmistress at a brothel, talks her ... See full summary »

Director: Zalman King | Stars: Nina Siemaszko, Wendy Hughes, Tom Skerritt, Robert Davi

Votes: 1,186 | Gross: $0.57M

17. Non c'è due senza quattro (1984)

99 min | Action, Comedy

7.2
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A jazz musician and a stunt man are the spitting image of two millionaire brothers. They take the job to replace them in Rio de Janeiro when someone plans to assassinate them.

Director: Enzo Barboni | Stars: Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, April Clough, Harold Bergman

Votes: 6,154

18. Johnny Staccato (1959– )

24 min | Drama

8.5
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Johnny Staccato is a jazz pianist and private detective.

Stars: John Cassavetes, Eduardo Ciannelli, Frank London, Garry Walberg

Votes: 134

19. Young Man with a Horn (1950)

Approved | 112 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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A young trumpeter enjoys highs (musical success, fame, and fortune) and lows (sour marriage, death of his mentor, bout with alcoholism).

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall, Doris Day, Hoagy Carmichael

Votes: 2,059

20. The L-Shaped Room (1962)

126 min | Drama

7.5
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Jane, a young French woman, pregnant and unmarried, takes a room in a seedy London boarding house, which is inhabited by an assortment of misfits. She considers getting an abortion, but is ... See full summary »

Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: Leslie Caron, Anthony Booth, Avis Bunnage, Patricia Phoenix

Votes: 1,069

21. Mars et Avril (2012)

90 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music

5.8
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Based on an acclaimed graphic novel, Mars & Avril is set in Montreal of the future, at the dawn of the first human landing on Mars, and tells the story of a musician who becomes obsessed with his muse.

Director: Martin Villeneuve | Stars: Jacques Languirand, Caroline Dhavernas, Paul Ahmarani, Robert Lepage

Votes: 497

22. Three Days to Vegas (2007)

PG-13 | 120 min | Comedy, Romance

4.7
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Four grumpy old men go on a road trip from their retired life in Florida to the excitement of Las Vegas in order to stop one of their daughters from marrying the wrong guy.

Director: Charlie Picerni | Stars: Peter Falk, Rip Torn, George Segal, Bill Cobbs

Votes: 243

23. The Rat Race (1960)

105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Tender romantic comedy about an aspiring musician who arrives in New York in search of fame & fortune. He soon meets a taxi dancer, moves in with her, and before too long a romance develops.

Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Tony Curtis, Debbie Reynolds, Jack Oakie, Kay Medford

Votes: 696

24. Steppenwolf (1974)

R | 107 min | Drama

6.3
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In the bourgeois circles of Europe after the Great War, can anything save the modern man? Harry Haller, a solitary intellectual, has all his life feared his dual nature of being human and ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Haines | Stars: Max von Sydow, Dominique Sanda, Pierre Clémenti, Carla Romanelli

Votes: 759

25. Too Late Blues (1961)

103 min | Drama

7.0
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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 »

Director: John Cassavetes | Stars: Bobby Darin, Stella Stevens, Everett Chambers, Nick Dennis

Votes: 728

26. Excessive Force (1993)

R | 87 min | Action

5.1
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A group of Chicago cops are involved in a raid from which $3,000,000 disappears. The local mob go after them and the body count starts to rise. The new Chief of Police makes it clear to the... See full summary »

Director: Jon Hess | Stars: Thomas Ian Griffith, James Earl Jones, Lance Henriksen, Tony Todd

Votes: 927 | Gross: $1.20M

27. Two Men in Manhattan (1959)

84 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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A French UN delegate has disappeared into thin air, sending reporter Moreau (Jean-Pierre Melville) and hard drinking photographer Delmas (Pierre Grasset) on an assignment to find him. Their only lead is a picture of three women.

Director: Jean-Pierre Melville | Stars: Pierre Grasset, Christiane Eudes, Ginger Hall, Colette Fleury

Votes: 945

28. Kettle of Fish (2006)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

5.2
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38 Metascore

A lifelong bachelor confronts his intimacy issues when he sublets his apartment to a fetching biologist. His heartsick fish and his wise best buddy are on hand to provide perspective.

Director: Claudia Myers | Stars: Matthew Modine, Gina Gershon, Christy Scott Cashman, Isiah Whitlock Jr.

Votes: 577

29. Jack's Place (1992– )

60 min | Drama

7.8
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Jack Evans, a former jazz musician, opens a restaurant where Chelsea is the waitress and Greg is the bartender. Romance is served along with food.

Stars: John Dye, Finola Hughes, Hal Linden, Amanda Peterson

Votes: 23

30. Nightmare (1956)

Approved | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.5
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A New Orleans musician has a nightmare about killing a man in a strange house but he suspects that it really happened.

Director: Maxwell Shane | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Kevin McCarthy, Connie Russell, Virginia Christine

Votes: 514

31. The Kid Who Loved Christmas (1990 TV Movie)

118 min | Drama

6.5
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A family is torn apart at Christmas when to wife of a couple, trying to adopt a son, is killed in a car accident and the husband, a musician, is deemed unfit to raise a child.

Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman | Stars: Cicely Tyson, Michael Warren, Sammy Davis Jr., Gilbert Lewis

Votes: 195

32. The Man I Love (1947)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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Visiting her two sisters and brother, singer Petey Brown lands a job at small-time-hood Nicky Toresca's nightclub. While evading the sleazy Toresca's heavy-handed passes at her, she falls ... See full summary »

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Ida Lupino, Robert Alda, Andrea King, Martha Vickers

Votes: 518

33. ¡Vampiros en La Habana! (1985)

80 min | Animation, Comedy, Horror

7.1
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A vampire family from Cuba is preparing for a showdown between the USA vampires and the Eastern European vampires. But with the aid of a scientist, they need a type of vaccination where they can live in daylight.

Director: Juan Padrón | Stars: Frank González, Manuel Marín, Irela Bravo, Carlos González

Votes: 926

34. In a Day (2006)

81 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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A young woman spends a curiously unpredictable day with a stranger.

Director: Evan Richards | Stars: Lorraine Pilkington, Finlay Robertson, Rose Keegan, Jake Broder

Votes: 997

35. Night Owl (1993 TV Movie)

88 min | Thriller

4.4
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New York: Every night the mysterious "Night Owl" goes on the air with her moody radio show. She seems to have an inexplicable influence on some men; several of Julie's friends commit ... See full summary »

Director: Matthew Patrick | Stars: Jennifer Beals, James Wilder, Louis Ferreira, Allison Hossack

Votes: 102

36. The Strip (1951)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.1
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Drummer Stanley Maxton moves to Los Angeles with dreams of opening his own club, but falls in with a gangster and a nightclub dancer and ends up accused of murder.

Director: László Kardos | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Sally Forrest, William Demarest, James Craig

Votes: 473

37. Hidden Crimes (2009 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 90 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

5.0
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After her brother is attacked in jail and stays in a coma, Julia has to face her nephew's kidnappers, while trying to figure out what her brother meant with his last letter.

Director: Philippe Gagnon | Stars: Tricia Helfer, Jonathan Scarfe, Kris Holden-Ried, James Gallanders

Votes: 124

38. Felix (I) (2013)

94 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.8
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'Billy Elliot with sax meets Buena Vista Social Club in Cape Town, South Africa.' 13-Year-old Felix dreams of becoming a saxophonist like his late father, Zweli, of the famous Bozza Boys ... See full summary »

Director: Roberta Durrant | Stars: Hlayani Junior Mabasa, Linda Sokhulu, Thapelo Mofokeng, Royston Stoffels

Votes: 85

39. Rendezvous in July (1949)

112 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Hopes and love and ambitions and friendship in a group of young jazz-loving Parisians.

Director: Jacques Becker | Stars: Daniel Gélin, Brigitte Auber, Nicole Courcel, Pierre Trabaud

Votes: 200

40. Mieletön elokuu (2013)

103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.8
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August Fools is a romantic comedy set against the political background of the Cold War. Elsa (Kati Outinen), a middle-aged hat maker and part-time clairvoyant, is apparently in total ... See full summary »

Director: Taru Mäkelä | Stars: Kati Outinen, Miroslav Etzler, Elena Leeve, Krystof Hádek

Votes: 143

41. Almost Blue (1996)

R | 85 min | Drama, Thriller

5.7
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The young jazz saxophonist Morris Poole is at the height of his career. When his wife dies he is almost overcome by grief and blames himself. When after a while he finds a new love, he ends... See full summary »

Director: Keoni Waxman | Stars: Michael Madsen, Lynette Walden, Garrett Morris, Gale Mayron

Votes: 89

42. Action Family (1986 TV Movie)

30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.8
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At work, Chris is a hardboiled no-nonsense detective who's investigating a series of brutal murders of jazz musicians. At home, he's a family man straight out of sitcom who has to satisfy every whim of his wife and kids.

Director: Gary Weis | Stars: Chance Bassett, Jimmy Butts, Eyde Byrde, George Ede

Votes: 103

43. W.C. (2007)

80 min | Drama, Music, Romance

3.7
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Set in and around the male and female toilets of a Dublin jazz bar. A drama concerning the trials and tribulations of two lowly paid toilet attendants and the people they serve.

Director: Liam O Mochain | Stars: Liam O Mochain, Julia Wakeham, Adam Goodwin, Mary Murray

Votes: 61

44. Disc Jockey (1951)

Passed | 77 min | Music

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A radio disc jockey is about to lose his program's sponsor because the sponsor believes that television viewing is cutting down the size of the listening audience for radio programs, and ... See full summary »

Director: Will Jason | Stars: Ginny Simms, Tom Drake, Jane Nigh, Michael O'Shea

45. The Falls (2003)

R | 85 min | Thriller, Drama

4.6
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In a smoke-filled dive in Buffalo, NY, David Marx tells us his tale of obsession, betrayal, and murder - leading him to an uncertain fate "underneath Niagara Falls." David tells us how his ... See full summary »

Director: Paul DeNigris | Stars: David Tully, Diedre Kilgore, Johanna Watts, Ken Dapper

Votes: 102

46. Vince Giordano: There's a Future in the Past (2016)

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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Bandleader Vince Giordano keeps the Jazz Age alive with his 11-member band The Nighthawks, vintage musical instruments, and a collection of more than 60,000 original arrangements from the 1920s and '30s.

Directors: Dave Davidson, Amber Edwards | Stars: Sam Bardfeld, Dan Block, Colin Brigstocke, Adrian Cunningham

47. The Crimson Canary (1945)

Approved | 64 min | Mystery

6.9
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Members of a Jazz Band come under suspicion when a beautiful nightclub singer is murdered.

Director: John Hoffman | Stars: Noah Beery Jr., Lois Collier, John Litel, Steven Geray

Votes: 30

48. Untitled Masekela Project

Drama | Announced

The story of sports commentator Selema "Sal" Masekela's relationship with his father, Hugh Masekela, a jazz musician/activist who was exiled from South Africa for more than 30 years.

Director: Mukunda Michael Dewil

49. Easy Listening (2002)

85 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.8
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Set in the 1960's, Easy Listening is a masterful period piece with the feel of old happy commercials, Burt makes a living playing trumpet in an elevator music orchestra.

Director: Pamela Corkey | Stars: David Ian, Traci L. Crouch, Timothy Crowe, Mary Frank Madera

Votes: 36

50. In Silence (2014)

90 min | Drama, History, War

7.5
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Director: Zdenek Jiráský | Stars: Judit Bárdos, Ján Ctvrtník, Ján Gallovic, Ladislav Hrusovský

Votes: 26