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1. Love & Mercy (2014)
PG-13 | 121 min | Biography, Drama, Music
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.
Votes: 23,600 | Gross: $12.55M
3. 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: 81,498 | Gross: $50.56M
6. De-Lovely (2004)
PG-13 | 125 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Inspecting a magical biographical stage musical, composer Cole Porter reviews his life and career with his wife, Linda.
Votes: 9,667 | Gross: $13.34M
7. Garden Party (2008)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 3,007 | Gross: $0.02M
8. Ishtar (1987)
PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
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.
Votes: 8,707 | Gross: $14.38M
9. Topsy-Turvy (1999)
R | 154 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
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".
Votes: 10,062 | Gross: $6.20M
11. Luster (2002)
Unrated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama
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 »
12. Forty Shades of Blue (2005)
R | 108 min | Drama, Music, Romance
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.
13. Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage (2010)
107 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
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.
15. Clean (I) (2004)
R | 90 min | Drama, Music, Romance
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 »
Votes: 3,931 | Gross: $0.14M
17. Lady Be Good (1941)
Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Musical
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.
18. Alexandria... Why? (1979)
Not Rated | 133 min | Drama
"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 »
19. Naughty But Nice (1939)
Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Musical
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 »
21. The Beach Boys: An American Band (1985)
PG-13 | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A biography of the American rock band The Beach Boys, with interviews, concert footage and clips from movies and television shows they appeared in.
23. Scenes from the Goldmine (1987)
R | 99 min | Drama, Music, Romance
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.
24. Sweet Adeline (1934)
Approved | 87 min | Musical, Romance
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 »
25. Anondo Osru (1997)
138 min | Crime, Drama
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 »
26. ANNIE: It's the Hard-Knock Life, from Script to Stage (2013 TV Movie)
56 min | Documentary, Family, Music
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 »
30. Young Rebels (2005)
70 min | Documentary
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 »
31. Let Him Face the Music! (1978)
89 min | Comedy, Musical
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 »
32. Somebody Told Me About Carla Bruni (2009 TV Movie)
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 »
33. Words and Music by Jerry Herman (2007 TV Movie)
TV-G | 56 min | Documentary, Music, Musical
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 »
34. Fanny Crosby (1984)
90 min | Biography
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.
40. It's a Hard Rock Life (2000 Video)
50 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
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 »