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1. School of Rock (2003)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Music

7.1
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82 Metascore

A wannabe rock star in need of cash poses as a substitute teacher at a prep school, and tries to turn his class into a rock band.

Writer: Mike White | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Jack Black, Mike White, Joan Cusack, Adam Pascal

2. Almost Famous (2000)

R | 122 min | Drama, Music, Romance

8.0
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90 Metascore

A high-school boy is given the chance to write a story for Rolling Stone Magazine about an up-and-coming rock band as he accompanies it on their concert tour.

Writer: Cameron Crowe | Director: Cameron Crowe | Stars: Billy Crudup, Patrick Fugit, Kate Hudson, Frances McDormand

3. The Crow (1994)

R | 102 min | Action, Fantasy

7.6
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71 Metascore

A man brutally murdered comes back to life as an undead avenger of his and his fiancée's murder.

Writers: James O'Barr, David J. Schow, John Shirley | Director: Alex Proyas | Stars: Brandon Lee, Michael Wincott, Rochelle Davis, Ernie Hudson

4. The Princess Diaries (2001)

G | 115 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.1
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52 Metascore

Mia Thermopolis has just found out that she is the heir apparent to the throne of Genovia. With her friends Lilly and Michael Moscovitz in tow, she tries to navigate through the rest of her 15th year.

Writers: Meg Cabot, Gina Wendkos | Director: Garry Marshall | Stars: Julie Andrews, Anne Hathaway, Hector Elizondo, Heather Matarazzo

5. Adventureland (2009)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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76 Metascore

In the summer of 1987, a college graduate takes a 'nowhere' job at his local amusement park, only to find it's the perfect course to get him prepared for the real world.

Writer: Greg Mottola | Director: Greg Mottola | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Ryan Reynolds, Kelsey Ford

6. La Bamba (1987)

PG-13 | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.8
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Biographical story of the rise from nowhere of early rock and roll singer Ritchie Valens who died at age 17 in a plane crash with Buddy Holly and the Big Bopper.

Writer: Luis Valdez | Director: Luis Valdez | Stars: Lou Diamond Phillips, Esai Morales, Rosanna DeSoto, Elizabeth Peña

7. The Runaways (2010)

R | 106 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.6
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65 Metascore

A coming-of-age biographical film about the 1970s teenage all-girl rock band The Runaways.

Writers: Floria Sigismondi, Cherie Currie | Director: Floria Sigismondi | Stars: Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning, Michael Shannon, Stella Maeve

8. Whip It (2009)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Sport

6.9
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68 Metascore

In Bodeen, Texas, an indie-rock loving misfit finds a way of dealing with her small-town misery after she discovers a roller derby league in nearby Austin.

Writer: Shauna Cross | Director: Drew Barrymore | Stars: Ellen Page, Drew Barrymore, Kristen Wiig, Sarah Habel

9. Tideland (2005)

R | 120 min | Drama

6.6
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26 Metascore

Because of the actions of her irresponsible parents, a young girl is left alone on a decrepit country estate and survives inside her fantastic imagination.

Writers: Tony Grisoni, Terry Gilliam, Mitch Cullin | Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Jennifer Tilly, Jodelle Ferland, Janet McTeer

10. Jack Frost (1998)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.1
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A father, who can't keep his promises, dies in a car accident. One year later, he returns as a snowman, who has the final chance to put things right with his son before he is gone forever.

Writers: Mark Steven Johnson, Steve Bloom, Jonathan Roberts, Jeff Cesario | Director: Troy Miller | Stars: Michael Keaton, Kelly Preston, Joseph Cross, Mark Addy

11. Johnny Suede (1991)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

5.8
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53 Metascore

A struggling young musician and devoted fan of Ricky Nelson wants to be just like his idol and become a rock star.

Writer: Tom DiCillo | Director: Tom DiCillo | Stars: Brad Pitt, Richard Boes, Cheryl Costa, Michael Luciano

12. Religulous (2008)

R | 101 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.8
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56 Metascore

Bill Maher's take on the current state of world religion.

Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Bill Maher, Tal Bachman, Jonathan Boulden, Steve Burg

13. George Harrison: Living in the Material World (2011)

208 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

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Inter-cut with archive material, friends, family and associates of the musician tell the story of his life and how spirituality became such a major part of it.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: George Harrison, Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Ringo Starr

14. SubUrbia (1996)

R | 121 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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62 Metascore

A group of suburban teenagers try to support each other through the difficult task of becoming adults.

Writer: Eric Bogosian | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Giovanni Ribisi, Steve Zahn, Jayce Bartok, Amie Carey

15. The Night We Called It a Day (2003)

R | 97 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.0
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Based on the true events surrounding Frank Sinatra's tour of Australia. When Sinatra calls a local reporter a "two-bit hooker", every union in the country black-bans the star until he issues an apology.

Writers: Peter Clifton, Michael Thomas | Director: Paul Goldman | Stars: Dennis Hopper, Melanie Griffith, Portia de Rossi, Joel Edgerton

16. Red White & Blue (2010)

103 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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81 Metascore

An HIV positive woman's quest to infect as many men as possible has gruesome consequences after she attracts the attention of a psychotic former Army interrogator and an emotionally fragile young man caring for his ailing mother.

Writer: Simon Rumley | Director: Simon Rumley | Stars: Amanda Fuller, Marc Senter, Jon Michael Davis, Nick Holden

17. Lennon Naked (2010 TV Movie)

82 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.0
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A profile of John Lennon in the late 1960s as the Beatles are set to fall apart.

Writer: Robert Jones | Director: Edmund Coulthard | Stars: Christopher Eccleston, Christopher Fairbank, Allan Corduner, Andrew Scott

18. Lemmy (2010)

116 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.8
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64 Metascore

A documentary on the life and career of revered heavy-metal musician Lemmy Kilmister.

Writers: Greg Olliver, Wes Orshoski | Directors: Greg Olliver, Wes Orshoski | Stars: Lemmy, Phil Campbell, Mikkey Dee, Dave Navarro

19. Sunset Strip (2000)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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33 Metascore

A comedy that takes place during 24 hours on Sunset Strip in 1972.

Writers: Randall Jahnson, Russell DeGrazier | Director: Adam Collis | Stars: Simon Baker, Anna Friel, Nick Stahl, Rory Cochrane

20. 200 Motels (1971)

TV-MA | 98 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Music

5.9
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"Touring makes you crazy," Frank Zappa says, explaining that the idea for this film came to him while the Mothers of Invention were touring. The story, interspersed with performances by the... See full summary »

Writers: Frank Zappa, Tony Palmer, Mark Volman, Howard Kaylan | Directors: Tony Palmer, Frank Zappa | Stars: Mark Volman, Howard Kaylan, Ian Underwood, Aynsley Dunbar

21. The Beatles Anthology (1995 TV Mini-Series)

600 min | Documentary, Music

9.3
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An autobiographical documentary of the greatest of the rock bands.

Stars: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr

22. Neil Young Journeys (2011)

PG | 87 min | Documentary, Music

6.5
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74 Metascore

Neil Young returns to his birth Canadian province of Ontario to revisit his old haunts and to perform in Toronto's vintage Massey Hall.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Star: Neil Young

23. Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage (2010)

107 min | Documentary, Music

8.4
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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.

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

24. Gutterballs (2008)

NC-17 | 96 min | Comedy, Horror, Sport

4.8
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A brutally sadistic rape leads to a series of bizarre gory murders during a midnight disco bowl-a-rama at a popular bowling alley. One by one, players of two teams meet blood-drenched ... See full summary »

Writer: Ryan Nicholson | Director: Ryan Nicholson | Stars: Alastair Gamble, Mihola Terzic, Nathan Witte, Wade Gibb

25. Roadie (1980)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Musical

5.0
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A young Texas good ol' boy has a knack with electronic equipment, and that talent gets him a job as a roadie with a raucous traveling rock-and-roll show.

Writers: Big Boy Medlin, Michael Ventura, Zalman King, Alan Rudolph | Director: Alan Rudolph | Stars: Meat Loaf, Kaki Hunter, Art Carney, Gailard Sartain

26. Festival Express (2003)

R | 90 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.6
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85 Metascore

The filmed account of a large Canadian rock festival train tour.

Directors: Bob Smeaton, Frank Cvitanovich | Stars: Janis Joplin, The Grateful Dead, The Band, Rick Danko

27. The Union (2011)

Documentary

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A look at the making of Elton John and Leon Russell's collaborative album, "The Union," produced by T-Bone Burnett.

Director: Cameron Crowe | Stars: T Bone Burnett, Elton John, Bill Maxwell, Leon Russell

28. The Filth and the Fury (2000)

R | 108 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.7
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82 Metascore

A film about the career of the notorious punk rock band, the Sex Pistols.

Director: Julien Temple | Stars: Paul Cook, Steve Jones, John Lydon, Glen Matlock

29. Cocksucker Blues (1972)

93 min | Documentary, Music

6.6
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This fly-on-the-wall documentary follows the Rolling Stones on their 1972 North American Tour, their first return to the States since the tragedy at Altamont. Because of the free-form ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Frank | Stars: Truman Capote, Dick Cavett, Marshall Chess, Chris Collins

30. Bartleby (2001)

PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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48 Metascore

A clueless boss has no idea what to do with his mundane office worker whose refusal of duties only gets worse each passing minute.

Writers: Herman Melville, Jonathan Parker, Catherine DiNapoli | Director: Jonathan Parker | Stars: David Paymer, Crispin Glover, Glenne Headly, Maury Chaykin

31. Rock On!! (2008)

145 min | Drama, Music

7.9
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Four friends reunite to relive their moments of glory as a rock band.

Writers: Farhan Akhtar, Pubali Chaudhuri, Abhishek Kapoor | Director: Abhishek Kapoor | Stars: Arjun Rampal, Farhan Akhtar, Luke Kenny, Purab Kohli

32. Murder on Flight 502 (1975 TV Movie)

97 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.3
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Left in the lounge for first-class passengers, a letter warns of murders on Flight 502 -- and the warning is received a day early.

Writer: David P. Harmon | Director: George McCowan | Stars: Ralph Bellamy, Polly Bergen, Theodore Bikel, Sonny Bono

33. This House Possessed (1981 TV Movie)

96 min | Horror

6.0
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After having a nervous breakdown, a rock singer has to spend some time in hospital. A private nurse is hired, and with her he buys a new house, a fantastic house in the country. The nurse, ... See full summary »

Writer: David Levinson | Director: William Wiard | Stars: Parker Stevenson, Lisa Eilbacher, Joan Bennett, Slim Pickens

34. Birth of the Beatles (1979)

104 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.6
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An account of The Beatles during the Hamburg years, their signing with Brian Epstein and their inevitable rise during the early sixties.

Writers: John Kurland, Jacob Eskendar | Director: Richard Marquand | Stars: Stephen MacKenna, Rod Culbertson, John Altman, Ray Ashcroft

35. Ganes (2007)

107 min | Biography, Drama, Music

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Writers: Antero Arjatsalo, Pentti Kasurinen | Director: Jukka-Pekka Siili | Stars: Eero Milonoff, Jussi Nikkilä, Olavi Uusivirta, Minttu Mustakallio

36. Shut Up Flower Boy Band (2012– )

Drama, Music, Romance

8.5
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Shut Up Flower Boy Band is a gritty underdog story with heart. Eye Candy is an underground rock band of high school boys. When they transfer to the elite high school, they begin a journey to find their place in the music world.

Stars: Jun Sung, Ui-chul Jung, Bo Ah Jo, Myung-soo Kim

37. Benjamin Smoke (2000)

72 min | Documentary

7.4
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71 Metascore

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Writers: Jem Cohen, Peter Sillen | Directors: Jem Cohen, Peter Sillen | Stars: Benjamin Dickerson, Tim Campion, Brian Halloran, Coleman Lewis

38. The Promising Boy (1981)

106 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Slobodan Milosevic is young promising guy. He is a solid student, obedient son and considerate boyfriend. But after his affair with one Swiss girl, all of that changes. When he told his ... See full summary »

Writers: Nebojsa Pajkic, Milos 'Misa' Radivojevic, Bogdan Tirnanic | Director: Milos 'Misa' Radivojevic | Stars: Aleksandar Bercek, Dara Dzokic, Rade Markovic, Dusica Zegarac

39. Kidz in da Hood (2006)

96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

4.8
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Kidz in da Hood is the gripping and warm story of Amina, who came to Sweden with her grandfather three years ago. Amina has not yet received her residency permit and when her grandfather ... See full summary »

Writers: Ylva Gustavsson, Hans Renhäll | Directors: Catti Edfeldt, Ylva Gustavsson | Stars: Beylula Kidane Adgoy, Gustaf Skarsgård, Embla Hjulström, Jennifer Brown

40. Siren (2006)

Comedy, Drama, Music

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She seems like your ordinary overweight middle-aged wife & mom except her dream of being a rock star still weighs heavy on her soul, "they" say she can't do it, watch her transform and over... See full summary »

Writers: Michele Fiore-Kaime, Robert Gosnell, Pat Kerby, Phil Valentine | Director: Pat Kerby | Stars: Erin Gray, Michele Fiore-Kaime, Gary Graham, Anthony Gourdine

41. Making the Video (1999– )

30 min | Documentary, Music

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

42. Pop Rocks (2004 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 105 min | Comedy, Music

6.0
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Writers: Bill Ryan, Dan Berendsen | Director: Ron Lagomarsino | Stars: Gary Cole, Sherilyn Fenn, David Jensen, Douglas M. Griffin

43. Vixen Highway 2006: It Came from Uranus! (2010)

250 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

4.4
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Vixen Highway 2006: It Came from Uranus!(2010) is an updated homage to 60's and 70's exploitation pictures & a re-imaging, re-regurgitation and semi-sequel to John Ervin's original 'Vixen ... See full summary »

Writers: John Ervin, Tony Watt | Directors: Tony Watt, Vivita | Stars: Tony Watt, Vivita, Amabelle Singson, James Taggart

44. Cruising Bar (1989)

R | 96 min | Comedy

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In this outrageous comedy (where the lead characters are played by the same actor), four men from very different backgrounds set out to go "babe-hunting" on a Saturday night. Follow a very ... See full summary »

Writers: Michel Côté, Robert Ménard, Claire Wojas, Véronique Le Flaguais | Director: Robert Ménard | Stars: Michel Côté, Louise Marleau, Geneviève Rioux, Véronique Le Flaguais

45. Iron Maiden: Rock in Rio (2002 Video)

120 min | Documentary, Music

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Director: Dean Karr | Stars: Iron Maiden, Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris, Dave Murray

46. Keine Lieder über Liebe (2005)

98 min | Drama, Music, Romance

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As Tobias, a young director, supposes that his girl-friend Ellen had an affair with his brother Markus, front man of "Hansen", one year ago, he decides to shoot a documentary about the ... See full summary »

Writer: Lars Kraume | Director: Lars Kraume | Stars: Florian Lukas, Jürgen Vogel, Heike Makatsch, Monika Hansen

47. Witchcraft IV: The Virgin Heart (1992 Video)

R | 92 min | Horror

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Rock musicians are selling their souls to the devil for fame and fortune. An attorney with magical powers attempts to stop it.

Writers: Michael Paul Girard, James Merendino | Director: James Merendino | Stars: Charles Solomon Jr., Julie Strain, Clive Pearson, Lisa Jay Harrington

48. Tema (1979)

99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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A self-pitying but popular playwright drives to Vladimir to relax with a doting female student and another writer. He's convinced his writing is of no lasting value, but he still has an ego... See full summary »

Writers: Aleksandr Chervinsky, Gleb Panfilov | Director: Gleb Panfilov | Stars: Mikhail Ulyanov, Inna Churikova, Stanislav Lyubshin, Yevgeni Vesnik

49. Teen Spirit (2007)

90 min | Comedy

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Writers: Olivier De Plas, Virginie Despentes, Bernard Jeanjean | Director: Olivier De Plas | Stars: Vincent Elbaz, Daisy Broom, Élodie Bouchez, Léa Drucker

50. Uncle Meat (1987 Video)

100 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

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This is a documentary about an unfinished movie. Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention try to film the sci-fi epic "Uncle Meat."

Writer: Frank Zappa | Director: Frank Zappa | Stars: Phyllis Smith Altenhaus, Dick Barber, Massimo Bassoli, Rodney Bingenheimer