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1. Love & Mercy (2014)

PG-13 | 121 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.4
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80 Metascore

In the 1960s, Beach Boys leader Brian Wilson struggles with emerging psychosis as he attempts to craft his avant-garde pop masterpiece. In the 1980s, he is a broken, confused man under the 24-hour watch of shady therapist Dr. Eugene Landy.

Director: Bill Pohlad | Stars: John Cusack, Paul Dano, Elizabeth Banks, Paul Giamatti

Votes: 23,600 | Gross: $12.55M

2. I'm Not There. (2007)

R | 135 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.0
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73 Metascore

Ruminations on the life of Bob Dylan, where six characters embody a different aspect of the musician's life and work.

Director: Todd Haynes | Stars: Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Heath Ledger, Ben Whishaw

Votes: 48,419 | Gross: $4.00M

3. Music and Lyrics (2007)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.5
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59 Metascore

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.

Director: Marc Lawrence | Stars: Hugh Grant, Drew Barrymore, Scott Porter, Nick Bacon

Votes: 81,498 | Gross: $50.56M

4. Amy (III) (2015)

R | 128 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.8
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85 Metascore

The story of Amy Winehouse in her own words, featuring unseen archival footage and unheard tracks.

Director: Asif Kapadia | Stars: Amy Winehouse, Mitch Winehouse, Mark Ronson, Russell Brand

Votes: 30,984 | Gross: $8.41M

5. Idle Hands (1999)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

6.2
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31 Metascore

A teenage slacker's right hand becomes possessed with murderous intent.

Director: Rodman Flender | Stars: Devon Sawa, Seth Green, Elden Henson, Jessica Alba

Votes: 33,798 | Gross: $4.00M

6. De-Lovely (2004)

PG-13 | 125 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.6
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53 Metascore

Inspecting a magical biographical stage musical, composer Cole Porter reviews his life and career with his wife, Linda.

Director: Irwin Winkler | Stars: Kevin Kline, Ashley Judd, Jonathan Pryce, Kevin McNally

Votes: 9,667 | Gross: $13.34M

7. Garden Party (2008)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama

5.7
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31 Metascore

April (age 15) is running from one bad situation into another, hoping to find an answer that doesn't involve nudity, and falls in with a group of confused kids chasing their dreams. The black widow in the web is the sexy, pot-dealing Sally.

Director: Jason Freeland | Stars: Erik Smith, Tierra Abbott, Vinessa Shaw, Christopher Allport

Votes: 3,007 | Gross: $0.02M

8. Ishtar (1987)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.2
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52 Metascore

Two terrible lounge singers get booked to play a gig in a Moroccan hotel but somehow become pawns in an international power play between the CIA, the Emir of Ishtar, and the rebels trying to overthrow his regime.

Director: Elaine May | Stars: Warren Beatty, Dustin Hoffman, Isabelle Adjani, Charles Grodin

Votes: 8,707 | Gross: $14.38M

9. Topsy-Turvy (1999)

R | 154 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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90 Metascore

After Gilbert and Sullivan's latest play is critically panned, the frustrated team threatens to disband until it is inspired to write the masterpiece "The Mikado".

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Jim Broadbent, Allan Corduner, Dexter Fletcher, Sukie Smith

Votes: 10,062 | Gross: $6.20M

10. Trick (1999)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

7.2
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The misadventures of two young gay men, trying to find a place to be alone, one night in Manhattan.

Director: Jim Fall | Stars: Christian Campbell, John Paul Pitoc, Tori Spelling, Brad Beyer

Votes: 6,911 | Gross: $2.05M

11. Luster (2002)

Unrated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

5.5
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40 Metascore

Luster is a refreshingly funny and sexy look at unrequited love. Jackson, a cute, lanky, blue-haired poet who works in a record store, is at the center of Everett Lewis' twisted black LA ... See full summary »

Director: Everett Lewis | Stars: Justin Herwick, B. Wyatt, Shane Powers, Pamela Gidley

Votes: 1,020

12. Forty Shades of Blue (2005)

R | 108 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.0
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74 Metascore

A Russian woman living in Memphis with a much older rock-'n'-roll legend experiences a personal awakening when her husband's estranged son comes to visit.

Director: Ira Sachs | Stars: Dina Korzun, Rip Torn, Darren E. Burrows, Andrew Lawrence Henderson

Votes: 1,135

13. Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage (2010)

107 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.5
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An in-depth look at the Canadian rock band Rush, chronicling the band's musical evolution from their progressive rock sound of the '70s to their current heavy rock style.

Directors: Sam Dunn, Scot McFadyen | Stars: Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, Neil Peart, Trent Reznor

Votes: 3,017

14. Words and Music (1948)

120 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical

6.6
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Fictionalized story of the songwriting partnership of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart.

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Tom Drake, June Allyson, Perry Como

Votes: 845

15. Clean (I) (2004)

R | 90 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.9
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75 Metascore

London-based Emily Wang gained minor notoriety from her VJ-ing on cable television. She is now more renowned for being the longtime girlfriend and pseudo manager of rock musician Lee Hauser... See full summary »

Director: Olivier Assayas | Stars: Maggie Cheung, Nick Nolte, Béatrice Dalle, Jeanne Balibar

Votes: 3,931 | Gross: $0.14M

16. Three Little Words (1950)

Unrated | 102 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical

7.1
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The story of the successful Tin Pan Alley songwriting team of Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby is told loosely and lightheartedly.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Fred Astaire, Vera-Ellen, Red Skelton, Arlene Dahl

Votes: 1,154

17. Lady Be Good (1941)

Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Musical

6.6
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Songwriters Dixie Donegan and Eddie Crane are still in love after their divorce. Dixie's friend Marilyn Marsh tries to convince them to marry again, but this isn't that easy.

Directors: Norman Z. McLeod, Busby Berkeley | Stars: Eleanor Powell, Ann Sothern, Robert Young, Lionel Barrymore

Votes: 519

18. Alexandria... Why? (1979)

Not Rated | 133 min | Drama

7.3
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"Yahia", a young man living in the cosmopolitan Alexandria during World War II. Between his dreams, which up to Hollywood and constraints of his life in the middle class trying to be a new ... See full summary »

Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Naglaa Fathy, Ahmed Zaki, Farid Shawqi, Mahmoud El-Meliguy

Votes: 765

19. Naughty But Nice (1939)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Musical

5.9
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Professor Hardwick teaches at Winfield College and detests the new swing music that is the craze. He has written a rhapsody which he takes to New York to be published. Staying with his Aunt... See full summary »

Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Ann Sheridan, Dick Powell, Gale Page, Helen Broderick

Votes: 195

20. Brooklyn Babylon (2001)

R | 89 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.1
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26 Metascore

A charismatic rapper falls in love with a young Jewish girl despite the confines of her religious background.

Director: Marc Levin | Stars: Tariq Trotter, Karen Starc, Bonz Malone, David Vadim

Votes: 266

21. The Beach Boys: An American Band (1985)

PG-13 | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.0
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A biography of the American rock band The Beach Boys, with interviews, concert footage and clips from movies and television shows they appeared in.

Director: Malcolm Leo | Stars: Brian Wilson, Dennis Wilson, Carl Wilson, Mike Love

Votes: 205

22. Apartment: Rent at Your Own Risk (2010)

Drama, Thriller

3.5
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A jilted woman feels threatened after renting a room to a female.

Director: Jag Mundhra | Stars: Rohit Roy, Tanushree Dutta, Neetu Chandra, Mushtaq Khan

Votes: 153

23. Scenes from the Goldmine (1987)

R | 99 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.0
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A young songwriter/musician joins a rock group but pays the price for success when she becomes involved with the band's leader and he tries to steal her music.

Director: Marc Rocco | Stars: Catherine Mary Stewart, Cameron Dye, Steve Railsback, Joe Pantoliano

Votes: 63

24. Sweet Adeline (1934)

Approved | 87 min | Musical, Romance

5.6
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In 1898, composer Sid Barnett manages to get his sweetheart, Adeline the beer-garden singer, to sing the lead in his new Broadway operetta; this infuriates Elysia, the erstwhile star. But ... See full summary »

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Irene Dunne, Donald Woods, Hugh Herbert, Ned Sparks

Votes: 166

25. Anondo Osru (1997)

138 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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Dewan Sharif is an influential person in village and whoever rise voice against him, he kills him. His elder brother left villages a long time ago and lives in town. He plans to occupy the ... See full summary »

Director: Shibli Sadique | Stars: Salman Shah, Shabnur, Kanchi, Humayun Faridi

Votes: 13

26. ANNIE: It's the Hard-Knock Life, from Script to Stage (2013 TV Movie)

56 min | Documentary, Family, Music

7.4
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It's the Hard-Knock Life is a feature length documentary that provides an insider's look at the Tony-nominated revival of the musical Annie. The film documents the production through the ... See full summary »

Director: Joshua Seftel | Stars: Andy Blankenbuehler, Lilla Crawford, Madi Rae DiPietro, Katie Finneran

Votes: 29

27. Nobody Does It Better: The Music of James Bond (1997 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary, Music

7.4
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Director: Philip Shotton | Stars: Don Black, John Barry, George Martin, David Arnold

Votes: 78

28. Eugene Among Us (1981)

80 min | Comedy

6.2
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Director: Peter Nydrle | Stars: Jan Kraus, Karel Augusta, Jirí Bartoska, Zdenek Dusek

Votes: 20

29. Kivisydän (1984– )

177 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Stars: Kari Sorvali, Vesa Vierikko, Matti Pellonpää, Martti Tschokkinen

Votes: 13

30. Young Rebels (2005)

70 min | Documentary

5.5
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60 Metascore

Young Rebels (Jovenes Rebeldes) follows five Cuban hip-hop groups and two producers over the course of a Havana summer. Battling onstage or at home, the characters' personal travels collide... See full summary »

Directors: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck | Stars: Adrianci Gonzalez, Alexander Guerra Hoez, Alexis Rodriguez

Votes: 25

31. Let Him Face the Music! (1978)

89 min | Comedy, Musical

6.0
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The song "Ribwort and Rosemary" by Ales Brabec (Ludek Sobota), a shy supply teacher of musical school, wins the music festival in Krumlov. The song interpreter Marcela (Helena Vondrácková) ... See full summary »

Director: Ladislav Rychman | Stars: Ludek Sobota, Helena Vondrácková, Petr Nározný, Miloslav Simek

Votes: 89

32. Somebody Told Me About Carla Bruni (2009 TV Movie)

Documentary

6.3
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A biographical look at Carla Bruni (1967- ) from a privileged childhood surrounded by music, to a modeling career, success as a singer and songwriter, and, since 2008, France's First Lady, ... See full summary »

Director: George Scott | Stars: Carla Bruni, Dominique Blanc-Francard, Marisa Borini, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi

Votes: 18

33. Words and Music by Jerry Herman (2007 TV Movie)

TV-G | 56 min | Documentary, Music, Musical

8.3
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WORDS AND MUSIC is the story of one of Broadway's iconic figures: the composer/lyricist of Hello, Dolly!, Mame and La Cage aux Folles. Jerry Herman and an all-star cast, chart his rise from... See full summary »

Director: Amber Edwards | Stars: Jerry Herman, Carol Channing, Angela Lansbury, George Hearn

Votes: 6

34. Fanny Crosby (1984)

90 min | Biography

4.4
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Already famous for her secular songs, blind lyricist Fanny Crosby (1820-1915) volunteers as a nurse during New York's cholera epidemic and undergoes a spiritual transformation and starts to write Christian hymns.

Director: Ken Anderson | Stars: Wenda Shereos, Lynne Ford, Cathy Shipley, Karen Gearreald

Votes: 8

35. The Bond Sound: The Music of 007 (2000 Video)

21 min | Documentary, Short, Music

7.5
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Director: John Cork | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Monty Norman, Byron Lee, John Barry

Votes: 86

37. Can't Forget New Jersey (2014)

Documentary

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Director: Thomas Freeman Jr. | Stars: Nate Banks, Don Blaq, Dj Chaos, Dj Cheese

38. Heikki Salo - tarinoiden palo (2010 TV Movie)

48 min | Documentary, Biography

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Director: Juha Ikävalko | Star: Heikki Salo

39. Barbra: Yesterday, Today and Forever! (1970)

20 min | Documentary, Short

6.4
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Stars: Barbra Streisand, Yves Montand, Vincente Minnelli, Alan Jay Lerner

Votes: 21

40. It's a Hard Rock Life (2000 Video)

50 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

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Armed with determination, talent and multi-tasking skills, we follow Jodi Nelson and her bandmates from the beginning, as we get a front row seat to experience what it takes to be an artist... See full summary »

Director: Jodi Nelson | Star: Jodi Nelson

41. No Sleep Till Sheffield: Pulp Go Public (1995 TV Short)

36 min | Documentary, Short, Music

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Rockumentary following British rock band Pulp on their 1995 UK tour.

Director: Mike Connolly | Stars: Nick Banks, Jarvis Cocker, Christine Connelly, Candida Doyle

42. Rufus Wainwright: Prima Donna (2011)

90 min | Documentary, Biography

4.9
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Director: George Scott | Stars: Bernadette Colomine, Renée Fleming, Janis Kelly, Daniel Kramer

Votes: 14

43. Lähikuvassa: Juice Leskinen (1983 TV Movie)

30 min | Documentary, Biography

7.6
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Director: Peter von Bagh | Star: Juice Leskinen

Votes: 8

44. Pet Stories (2003 Video)

40 min | Documentary, Short, Music

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A retrospective look at the making of the 1966 Beach Boys album, "Pet Sounds".

Director: John Anderson | Stars: Tony Asher, Hal Blaine, Frank Capp, Carol Kaye

45. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Creating Ragtime (1998)

Biography, Drama, Music

9.8
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Stars: Lynn Ahrens, Graciela Daniele, E.L. Doctorow, Garth H. Drabinsky

Votes: 5

46. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Ira Gershwin at 100: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall (1997)

Biography, Drama, Music

8.5
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Directors: Gary Halvorson, Michael Smuin | Stars: Karen Akers, Christine Baranski, Ruth Brown, Tony Capone

Votes: 11

47. Rock Suomi (2010– )
Episode: Sanojen takana (2010)

Documentary

7.3
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Director: Antti Leino | Stars: Pekka Laine, Dave Lindholm, Heikki Salo, Riku Mattila

Votes: 6

48. Bring It On (2001– )
Episode: Song Writing (2001)

24 min | Documentary, Family

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Director: Traci Burns | Stars: Richard McCourt, Dominic Wood, Donna Armstrong, Simon Cowell

49. VH1 Legends (1996– )
Episode: The Grateful Dead (1996)

Documentary, Biography, Music

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Stars: Grateful Dead, Kris Kristofferson

50. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Yours for a Song: The Women of Tin Pan Alley (1999)

55 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
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Director: Terry Benes | Stars: Fred Astaire, Irving Berlin, Oscar Brand, Betty Buckley

Votes: 50