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1. Burlesque (I) (2010)

PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.4
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47 Metascore

A small-town girl ventures to Los Angeles and finds her place in a neo-burlesque club run by a former dancer.

Writer: Steve Antin | Director: Steve Antin | Stars: Cher, Christina Aguilera, Alan Cumming, Eric Dane

Votes: 57,133

2. Get on Up (2014)

PG-13 | 139 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.9
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71 Metascore

A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.

Writers: Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth, Steven Baigelman | Director: Tate Taylor | Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis, Dan Aykroyd, Viola Davis

Votes: 12,817

3. The Room (2003)

R | 99 min | Drama

3.5
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Johnny is a successful banker who lives happily in a San Francisco townhouse with his fiancée, Lisa. One day, inexplicably, she gets bored of him and decides to seduce Johnny's best friend, Mark. From there, nothing will be the same again.

Writer: Tommy Wiseau | Director: Tommy Wiseau | Stars: Tommy Wiseau, Juliette Danielle, Greg Sestero, Philip Haldiman

Votes: 25,570

4. Ray (I) (2004)

PG-13 | 152 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.8
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73 Metascore

The story of the life and career of the legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles, from his humble beginnings in the South, where he went blind at age seven, to his meteoric rise to stardom during the 1950s and 1960s.

Writers: Taylor Hackford, James L. White | Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Jamie Foxx, Regina King, Kerry Washington, Clifton Powell

Votes: 100,919

5. Dreamgirls (2006)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.5
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76 Metascore

A trio of black female soul singers cross over to the pop charts in the early 1960s, facing their own personal struggles along the way.

Writers: Bill Condon, Tom Eyen | Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Beyoncé Knowles, Jamie Foxx, Eddie Murphy, Danny Glover

Votes: 51,379

6. How High (2001)

R | 93 min | Comedy

6.2
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29 Metascore

Two guys by the name of Silas and Jamal decided to one day smoke something magical, which eventually helps them to ace their college entrance exam.

Writer: Dustin Lee Abraham | Director: Jesse Dylan | Stars: Method Man, Redman, Obba Babatundé, Mike Epps

Votes: 39,208

7. Half Nelson (2006)

R | 106 min | Drama

7.3
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85 Metascore

An inner-city junior high school teacher with a drug habit forms an unlikely friendship with one of his students after she discovers his secret.

Writers: Ryan Fleck, Anna Boden | Director: Ryan Fleck | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Anthony Mackie, Shareeka Epps, Jeff Lima

Votes: 67,262

8. Sliver (1993)

R | 108 min | Thriller

4.9
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Carly Norris is a book editor living in New York City who moves into the Sliver apartment building. In the apartment building, Carly meets two of her new neighbors, author Jack Lansford who... See full summary »

Writers: Ira Levin, Joe Eszterhas | Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Sharon Stone, William Baldwin, Tom Berenger, Polly Walker

Votes: 21,412

9. Cadillac Records (2008)

R | 109 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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65 Metascore

Chronicles the rise of Chess Records and its recording artists.

Writer: Darnell Martin | Director: Darnell Martin | Stars: Adrien Brody, Jeffrey Wright, Beyoncé Knowles, Columbus Short

Votes: 14,264

10. Twenty Feet from Stardom (2013)

PG-13 | 91 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.4
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83 Metascore

Backup singers live in a world that lies just beyond the spotlight. Their voices bring harmony to the biggest bands in popular music, but we've had no idea who these singers are or what lives they lead, until now.

Director: Morgan Neville | Stars: Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer, Judith Hill

Votes: 8,451

11. 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.

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

Votes: 1,139

12. Trapped in the Closet: Chapters 1-12 (2005 Video)

R | 43 min | Short, Drama, Music

6.7
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The first twelve chapters of R. Kelly's rap opera in which a one-night stand triggers a series of revelations about the sexual deceits of its characters.

Writer: R. Kelly | Directors: R. Kelly, Jim Swaffield | Stars: R. Kelly, Cat Wilson, Rolando Boyce, LeShay N. Tomlinson

Votes: 1,569

13. Trapped in the Closet: Chapters 13-22 (2007 Video)

R | 48 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.5
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The second ten chapters of R. Kelly's rap opera in which a one-night stand triggers a series of revelations about the sexual deceits of its characters.

Writer: R. Kelly | Directors: R. Kelly, Victor Mignatti, Jim Swaffield | Stars: R. Kelly, Eric Lane, LeShay N. Tomlinson, LaDonna Tittle

Votes: 759

14. Beauty and the Bastard (2005)

102 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.6
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A woman dulled with praise, Nelli is well on her way to Med-School thanks to her parents, but dreams of a career as a singer.

Writer: Pekko Pesonen | Director: Dome Karukoski | Stars: Pamela Tola, Samuel Vauramo, Joonas Saartamo, Eero Milonoff

Votes: 2,538

15. Showtime at the Apollo (1987– )

Comedy, Music

6.0
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Stars: Freddie Jackson, Chris Rock, LL Cool J, Kashif

Votes: 80

16. Making the Video (1999– )

30 min | Documentary, Music

4.9
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Stars: Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Dave Meyers, Wayne Isham

Votes: 114

17. Rock & Roll (1995 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary, Music

8.1
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A history of rock and roll music.

Stars: Liev Schreiber, Hoss Allen, Al Aronowitz, Joan Baez

Votes: 61

18. Janet Jackson: Design of a Decade 1986/1996 (1996 Video)

Unrated | 90 min | Documentary, Music

7.3
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A compilation of music videos from pop singer Janet Jackson.

Directors: Piers Ashworth, Rene Elizondo, Yuri Elizondo, Wayne Isham, Brian Jones, Mary Lambert, Marcus Nispel, Herb Ritts, Dominic Sena, Peter Smillie, Julien Temple | Stars: Janet Jackson, Paula Abdul, Cab Calloway, Cyd Charisse

Votes: 285

19. Luther Vandross: Always and Forever (1994 TV Special)

Documentary, Music

5.8
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Recorded on his 1994-1995 world tour, Always And Forever: An Evening Of Songs At Royal Albert Hall features the legendary Luther Vandross at his most smooth and sensuous, featuring his ... See full summary »

Director: Jeb Brien | Star: Luther Vandross

Votes: 8

20. Look-Out Sister (1947)

Approved | 63 min | Music, Western

5.8
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A famous bandleader, suffering from overwork and exhaustion, goes to a sanitarium for a rest. While there he dreams of being out west at a dude ranch, where he finds himself involved in the... See full summary »

Writers: John E. Gordon, Will Morrissey | Director: Bud Pollard | Stars: Louis Jordan, Suzette Harbin, Monte Hawley, Bob Scott

Votes: 27

21. Fontána pre Zuzanu 3 (1999)

98 min | Comedy, Romance

3.2
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A romantic music comedy located in exotic African scenery.

Writer: Dusan Rapos | Director: Dusan Rapos | Stars: Eva Vejmelková, Alessandro Coari, Ibrahim Maiga, Marián Labuda

Votes: 161

22. Beware (1946)

Approved | 54 min | Music, Romance

5.7
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Ware College is a small Black college in Ware, Ohio. Once prominent, it is now low in attendance, low in enrollment and low on money; and at a meeting with instructors Drury and Annabelle ... See full summary »

Writer: John E. Gordon | Director: Bud Pollard | Stars: Louis Jordan, Frank L. Wilson, Emory Richardson, Valerie Black

Votes: 37

23. This Time (2008)

111 min | Documentary, Music

6.0
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37 Metascore

An unflinching look at a music industry that exists far from the overnight sensations of television's "American Idol" and "The X Factor," THIS TIME follows six diverse recording artists on ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Mignatti | Stars: The Sweet Inspirations, Peitor Angell, Bobby Belfry, Pat Hodges

Votes: 9

24. Hullabaloo! (1963–1964)

25 min | Music

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Stars: Rory McEwen, Long John Baldry, Sydney Carter, Martin Carthy

25. Rocking the Boat: A Musical Conversation and Journey (2007)

115 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.5
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Music documentary and concert film looking at the music, life, and times of Delbert McClinton and his road warrior musical friends.

Writer: Jay Curlee | Director: Jay Curlee | Stars: Al Anderson, Marcia Ball, Stephen Bruton, Matt Clark

Votes: 22

26. Who Stole the Soul? (2009)

Not Rated | Documentary

4.4
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The story explores the rise in popularity of rhythm and blues music, details the heyday of the R&B movement, and investigates the reasons for its decline amidst various other forms of music, such as rap and hip-hop.

Writers: Jesse Felsot, Dwayne Johnson-Cochran | Director: Jesse Felsot | Stars: Derek Barbosa, Bobby Brown, George Clinton, Berry Gordy

Votes: 9

27. Diana Ross: Red Hot Rhythm and Blues (1987 TV Special)

60 min | Music

8.4
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Writers: Lanie Robertson, Diana Ross | Director: Gary Halvorson | Stars: Diana Ross, Bernadette Peters, Billy Dee Williams, Etta James

Votes: 31

28. Disappearing Voices: The Decline of Black Radio (2008)

Not Rated | 67 min | Documentary, History

5.4
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Writer: Iyanna L. Jones | Director: Tylon Usavior Washington | Stars: Jonathan Adelstein, Cody Anderson, Pat Atwell, Una Clarke

Votes: 7

29. The Lick (1997– )

Music

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R'n'B music show, featuring the latest news, videos and celebrity interviews.

Star: Trevor Nelson

Votes: 8

30. 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 »

Writer: Jodi Nelson | Director: Jodi Nelson | Star: Jodi Nelson

31. Bo Diddley: I Don't Sound Like Nobody (1987 TV Movie)

Documentary, Music

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Directors: Svante Grundberg, Rick Pedolsky | Stars: Rick Alegria, Bo Diddley, Peggy Malone, Wally Malone

32. Don't Forget the Motorcity (2008 Video)

180 min | Music

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Three-disc collection features 100 videos of the former classic artists of Motown. Artists include The Miracles, The Supremes, Mary Wells, Martha and the Vandellas, The Marvelettes, The ... See full summary »

Stars: Johnny Bristol, G.C. Cameron, Frankie Gaye, Willie Hutch

33. Sgt. Fitch (2009 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 57 min | Documentary, Music

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SGT. FITCH explores the advent and influence of Sarg Records, a small independently owned label cultivated by WWII hero, Sgt. Charlie Fitch. With his unconventional approach to the ... See full summary »

Director: Damon Cook | Stars: Aaron Allan, Ray Benson, Jimmy Farmer, Charlie Fitch

34. Starstruck (2000– )

Music

5.3
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Stars: Jay Laga'aia, Glenn Wheatley, Jo Beth Taylor

Votes: 7

35. My Music: The 70s (2007 TV Movie)

60 min | Music

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Director: T.J. Lubinsky | Stars: Barry Williams, Frankie Avalon, The Chi-Lites, John Ford Coley

36. Disco Cops: The Movie (2009)

PG | 50 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

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The disco cops, an elite group of people who preserve disco, are in trouble. They have a new enemy, named Twostep, which they must stop in order to save funky disco dances and music. This ... See full summary »

Writer: Jake Lovett | Director: Tanner Robbins | Stars: Jake Lovett, Mitch Robbins, Mitchell Robbins, Russ Robbins

37. Gerry Humphreys: The Loved One (2000)

65 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

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Director: Nigel Buesst | Star: Gerry Humphries

38. Rock-Suomi (2010– )
Episode: Amerikan ääni (2010)

Documentary

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Writers: Harri Hakanen, Pekka Laine | Director: Antti Leino | Stars: Pekka Laine, Riku Mattila, Remu Aaltonen, Eero Raittinen

Votes: 5

39. On Stage with Mantis (2009– )
Episode: HDRnB (2014)

Music

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One of the Top Rhythm and Blues/Soul acts around take to the stage for a rousing set.

Creator: Mantis Khiralla | Stars: Henley Douglas, Douglas Gimbel, John Iltis, Mantis Khiralla

40. Comedy Central Presents (1998– )
Episode: Pablo Francisco (2000)

30 min | Comedy

8.8
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Pablo Francisco re-creates Spanish soaps and explosive movie trailers with his incredible vocal talents in this stand-up special.

Writer: Pablo Francisco | Director: Paul Miller | Star: Pablo Francisco

Votes: 408

41. On Stage with Mantis (2009– )
Episode: Rosemary's Baby Blues (2014)

Music

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A group of seasoned musicians doing lots of "other" things come together to play Rockin R&B/Blues/Soul.

Creator: Mantis Khiralla | Stars: John Abrahamsen, Larry Bassick, Rosemary Casey, Travis Colby