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1. Begin Again (II) (2013)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.8
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62 Metascore

A chance encounter between a disgraced music-business executive and a young singer-songwriter new to Manhattan turns into a promising collaboration between the two talents.

Writer: John Carney | Director: John Carney | Stars: Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo, Adam Levine, Hailee Steinfeld

2. Country Strong (2010)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Music

6.3
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45 Metascore

A rising country-music songwriter works with a fallen star to work their way fame, causing romantic complications along the way.

Writer: Shana Feste | Director: Shana Feste | Stars: Garrett Hedlund, Gwyneth Paltrow, Leighton Meester, Tim McGraw

3. Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

PG-13 | 86 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.2
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79 Metascore

Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock 'n' roller, Rodriguez.

Writers: Malik Bendjelloul, Stephen 'Sugar' Segerman, Craig Bartholomew Strydom | Director: Malik Bendjelloul | Stars: Rodriguez, Stephen 'Sugar' Segerman, Dennis Coffey, Mike Theodore

4. Trust the Man (2005)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.8
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43 Metascore

After much drama, cheating, and trial separations, two men fight to save their respective relationships.

Writer: Bart Freundlich | Director: Bart Freundlich | Stars: David Duchovny, Julianne Moore, Billy Crudup, Maggie Gyllenhaal

5. Control (2007)

R | 122 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.8
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78 Metascore

A profile of Ian Curtis, the enigmatic singer of Joy Division whose personal, professional, and romantic troubles led him to commit suicide at the age of 23.

Writers: Deborah Curtis, Matt Greenhalgh | Director: Anton Corbijn | Stars: Sam Riley, Samantha Morton, Craig Parkinson, Alexandra Maria Lara

6. Small Town Saturday Night (2010)

R | 94 min | Drama

5.4
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Just days before leaving for Nashville, Rhett Ryan discovers that the desire to follow his dream conflicts with his desire to be with the woman he loves. While Samantha does love the ... See full summary »

Writer: Ryan Craig | Director: Ryan Craig | Stars: Shawn Christian, Chris Pine, Bre Blair, Kali Majors

7. Listen to Your Heart (2010)

Drama, Music, Romance

7.2
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A singer/songwriter falls in love with a girl who can't hear the music she inspires him to write.

Writer: Kent Moran | Director: Matt Thompson | Stars: Alexia Rasmussen, Kent Moran, Cybill Shepherd, Shirley Knight

8. Radio Free Albemuth (2010)

R | 111 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.2
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35 Metascore

Berkeley record store clerk Nick Brady (Jonathan Scarfe) begins to experience strange visions from an entity he calls VALIS that cause him to uproot his family and move to Los Angeles where... See full summary »

Writers: John Alan Simon, Philip K. Dick | Director: John Alan Simon | Stars: Jonathan Scarfe, Shea Whigham, Katheryn Winnick, Alanis Morissette

9. The Thing Called Love (1993)

PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.4
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A group of newcomers to the country music business seek love and stardom.

Writer: Carol Heikkinen | Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: River Phoenix, Samantha Mathis, Dermot Mulroney, Sandra Bullock

10. 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

11. Paper Heart (2009)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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54 Metascore

Charlyne Yi embarks on a quest across America to make a documentary about the one subject she doesn't fully understand: Love.

Writers: Nicholas Jasenovec, Charlyne Yi | Director: Nicholas Jasenovec | Stars: Charlyne Yi, Michael Cera, Jake Johnson, Gill Summers

12. Girl Play (2004)

Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy

4.7
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37 Metascore

Two real-life lesbian actresses meet by chance when they are cast as lovers in a local stage play, and end up actually falling in love.

Writers: Lee Friedlander, Robin Greenspan, Lacie Harmon | Director: Lee Friedlander | Stars: Robin Greenspan, Lacie Harmon, Mink Stole, Dom DeLuise

13. Pure Country 2: The Gift (2010)

PG | 112 min | Drama, Music, Musical

5.0
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Three angels bestow the gift of song to a young girl, who must follow a series of rules in order hold on to it during her rise to fame and fortune.

Writers: Dean Cain, Christopher Cain | Director: Christopher Cain | Stars: Michael McKean, Bronson Pinchot, Cheech Marin, Jackie Welch

14. Roadie (2011)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

5.9
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61 Metascore

After 20 years on the road with Blue Oyster Cult, Jimmy Testagros returns to his hometown to life with his ailing mother. Complications arise when he falls for an old friend, who is now married to his longtime nemesis.

Writers: Gerald Cuesta, Michael Cuesta | Director: Michael Cuesta | Stars: Ron Eldard, Bobby Cannavale, Jill Hennessy, Lois Smith

15. Kiss the Bride (2002)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.5
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Three sisters find themselves battling for love and validation.

Writer: Vanessa Parise | Director: Vanessa Parise | Stars: Amanda Detmer, Sean Patrick Flanery, Brooke Langton, Monet Mazur

16. Grace of My Heart (1996)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.7
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An aspiring singer, Denise Waverly/Edna Buxton, sacrifices her own singing career to write hit songs that launch the careers of other singers. The film follows her life from her first break... See full summary »

Writer: Allison Anders | Director: Allison Anders | Stars: Illeana Douglas, John Turturro, Sissy Boyd, Christina Pickles

17. Monogamy (2010)

Unrated | 96 min | Drama, Romance

5.1
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47 Metascore

The strained relationship of an engaged Brooklyn couple, Theo (Chris Messina) and Nat (Rashida Jones). Theo is bored with his job as a wedding photographer-the generic backgrounds, the ... See full summary »

Writers: Dana Adam Shapiro, Evan M. Wiener | Director: Dana Adam Shapiro | Stars: Chris Messina, Rashida Jones, Meital Dohan, Zak Orth

18. My Last Day Without You (2011)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.7
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On a one-day business trip to New York, a young German business executive falls in love with a singer-songwriter who exposes him to her Brooklyn world and emotions he's never experienced before.

Writers: Stefan C. Schaefer, Christoph Silber | Director: Stefan C. Schaefer | Stars: Nicole Beharie, Reg E. Cathey, Ken Duken, Robert Clohessy

19. Nola (2003)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

5.5
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26 Metascore

An urban fairy tale-romantic comedy, in which Nola, an aspiring songwriter, leaves an abusive Kansas home and journeys to New York to find her biological father. Once there, she finds more ... See full summary »

Writer: Alan Hruska | Director: Alan Hruska | Stars: Emmy Rossum, Steven Bauer, James Badge Dale, Thom Christopher

20. You Light Up My Life (1977)

PG | 90 min | Drama, Romance

4.5
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Laurie has been in show business since she was a child. Her dream is to be a singer, songwriter and actress. Her father wants her to be a comedian like him and Laurie only tries because it ... See full summary »

Writer: Joseph Brooks | Director: Joseph Brooks | Stars: Didi Conn, Joe Silver, Michael Zaslow, Stephen Nathan

21. Songs for Amy (2012)

Comedy, Drama, Music

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Sean O'Malley, a struggling Irish musician writes an album for the love of his life in an attempt to redeem himself, with the help and hindrance of his misfit band mates.

Writers: Fiona Graham, Ford Kiernan, Konrad Begg | Director: Konrad Begg | Stars: Sean Maguire, James Cosmo, Kevin Ryan, Patrick Bergin

22. Adele Live at the Royal Albert Hall (2011 Video)

90 min | Documentary, Music

8.2
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A live concert performance of Grammy-winning pop/soul sensation Adele Adkins at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

Director: Paul Dugdale | Stars: Adele, Jo Allen, Stephanie Cavey, Sarah Chapman

23. 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

24. Renaldo and Clara (1978)

R | 235 min | Drama

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This epic is a mass amalgamation of three separate film-types that is, contrary to popular opinion, coherent and a unified whole. Bob Dylan is shown in concert, often masked, during the ... See full summary »

Writers: Bob Dylan, Sam Shepard | Director: Bob Dylan | Stars: Bob Dylan, Sara Dylan, Joan Baez, Ronnie Hawkins

25. The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack (2000)

PG-13 | 112 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.6
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72 Metascore

With the help of her mother, family, friends, and fellow musicians, Aiyana Elliott reaches for her father, legendary cowboy troubadour, Ramblin' Jack Elliott. She explores who he is and how... See full summary »

Writers: Dicky Dahl, Aiyana Elliott | Director: Aiyana Elliott | Stars: Jack Elliott, Gil Gross, Arlo Guthrie, Kris Kristofferson

26. Eat the Document (1972)

Not Rated | 54 min | Documentary, Music

7.1
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Director: Bob Dylan | Stars: Bob Dylan, Richard Manuel, Robbie Robertson, Rick Danko

27. Héroïnes (1997)

115 min | Drama, Music

5.6
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Two best friends, Johanna and Jeanne, live in the small town of Decazeville, a mining town in France. One year at the Miners' Ball, the music group The Sirens perform, of which Johanna and ... See full summary »

Writers: Didier Daeninckx, Gérard Krawczyk, Alain Layrac | Director: Gérard Krawczyk | Stars: Virginie Ledoyen, Maïdi Roth, Marc Duret, Saïd Taghmaoui

28. Bob and the Monster (2011)

Documentary

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Six years in the making, this documentary film follows outspoken indie-rock hero Bob Forrest, through his life-threatening struggle with addiction, to his transformation into one of the ... See full summary »

Writer: Keirda Bahruth | Director: Keirda Bahruth | Stars: David Adelson, Steven Adler, Eric Avery, Iris Berry

29. The Toe Tactic (2008)

83 min | Animation, Drama

5.3
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Mona is nearly overwhelmed by grief and depression. After her father's death, she's cut herself off: leaving teaching - she now temps as an office assistant, ignoring her mother's calls, ... See full summary »

Writer: Emily Hubley | Director: Emily Hubley | Stars: Lily Rabe, H. Jon Benjamin, Xander Berkeley, Don Byron

30. The Byrd Who Flew Alone: The Triumphs and Tragedy of Gene Clark (2013)

110 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.4
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A documentary on the life and work of Gene Clark, co-founder of The Byrds, whose subsequent career was a rollercoaster of pioneering music and personal disaster.

Writer: Paul Kendall | Directors: Jack Kendall, Paul Kendall | Stars: Gene Clark, David Crosby, Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman

31. Mad Sad & Bad (2009)

90 min | Comedy

4.5
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HARDEEP, RASHMI and ATUL are brothers and sisters. Which means they can say anything they like to each other, no matter how honest. Mad, Sad and Bad is a 90-minute comedy about mixed race ... See full summary »

Writer: Avie Luthra | Director: Avie Luthra | Stars: Meera Syal, Nitin Ganatra, Zubin Varla, Andrea Riseborough

32. Miss Farkku-Suomi (2012)

86 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.5
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Writers: Matti Kinnunen, Kauko Röyhkä | Director: Matti Kinnunen | Stars: Mikko Neuvonen, Sanni Kurkisuo, Elias Gould, Milja Nieminen

33. Nico Icon (1995)

67 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.1
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A look into the many lives of Christa Päffgen, otherwise known as Nico; from cutie German mädchen to the first of the supermodels, to glamorous diva of the Velvet Underground, to cult item,... See full summary »

Writer: Susanne Ofteringer | Director: Susanne Ofteringer | Stars: Nico, Tina Aumont, Ari Boulogne, Edith Boulogne

34. 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

35. Hit 'n Strum (2012)

91 min | Drama, Music

7.2
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After committing a hit and run, a beautiful career woman attempts to clear her conscience by befriending her victim, a homeless but talented street musician.

Writer: Kirk Caouette | Director: Kirk Caouette | Stars: Michelle Harrison, Kirk Caouette, Angelo Renai, Paul McGillion

36. Billy Joel: Live in Leningrad (1987 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Music

8.0
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Highlights of Billy Joel's concert performances in Leningrad, USSR in 1987.

Director: Wayne Isham | Stars: Billy Joel, Liberty DeVitto, Kevin Dukes, Peter Hewett

37. Don't Ask Me Questions: The Unsung Life of Graham Parker and the Rumour (2013)

95 min | Documentary, Music

8.6
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THE FOCUS: Graham Parker has recorded and performed non-stop for the last 35 years. Refusing to compromise, Graham marched to his own drum. Together with his passionately remembered band ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Gramaglia | Stars: Judd Apatow, Nick Lowe, Graham Parker, Bruce Springsteen

38. Burning Ice (2010)

80 min | Documentary

6.4
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David Buckland invites artists and Arctic scientists onto his ship, the Cape Farewell, for a trip along the western coast of Greenland. The scientists conduct research on climate change, ... See full summary »

Directors: Peter Gilbert, Adam Singer | Stars: Robyn Hitchcock, Ryûichi Sakamoto, Leslie Feist, Marcus Brigstocke

39. Love Shines (2010)

89 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.0
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An atmospheric quest film, Love Shines follows Canadian songwriter Ron Sexsmith as he embarks on a last ditch effort to achieve a 'hit'. The curtain pulls back for a rare glimpse inside the... See full summary »

Writer: Douglas Arrowsmith | Director: Douglas Arrowsmith | Stars: Rob Bowman, Elvis Costello, Steve Earle, Leslie Feist

40. Kidnapping of Syren Sexton (2010 Video)

45 min | Adventure

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A lovely British singer-songwriter decides it's time to end her relationship with her boyfriend/manager, but the man won't accept defeat. When his pleadings fail to achieve the desired ... See full summary »

Directors: Eric Holman, Eliot Shear | Star: Syren Sexton

41. The Man of a Thousand Songs (2010)

90 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.3
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A feature length documentary about extraordinary Canadian singer songwriter, Ron Hynes... an insightful and entertaining exploration of the creative process, the genesis of song, the ... See full summary »

Director: William D. MacGillivray | Stars: Joel Thomas Hynes, Ron Hynes

42. The Billy Joel Special (1988 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, Music

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Highlights from Billy Joel's 1987 concert tour of the Soviet Union.

Stars: Billy Joel, Christie Brinkley, Liberty DeVitto, Kevin Dukes

43. Sleepy Heads (1997)

R | 87 min | Comedy

6.7
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Penniless Japanese immigrants in New York. Hiro arrives seeking his fortune as a singer-songwriter. He moves into a cramped flat on the Lower East Side with Akira, a high-school friend, and... See full summary »

Writers: Edwin Baker, Nick Feyz, Yoshifumi Hosoya, Christo Knight | Director: Yoshifumi Hosoya | Stars: Eugene Nomura, Toshiya Nagasawa, Takihiro Fujita, Nick Feyz

44. The Nashville 9 (2009)

39 min | Short, Drama, Music

8.2
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Writers: Brandon McDonald, Nathaniel McIntyre, Chad Morgan | Director: Chad Morgan | Stars: Nathaniel McIntyre, Michele Cook, Brandon McDonald, Steve Caviness

45. Music. Love. Wasted. (2011)

61 min | Drama, Music

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Four band-members struggle on their way to fame. The mysterious guitar-player writes a song in which he tries to cope with his past and as the singer and bass-player have a mutual love interest their friendship is put to the test.

Writers: Sandra Eichhorn, Gisela Hinzen, Charlotte Jankowski, Michael Neidel, Andreas M. Ratti | Directors: Charlotte Jankowski, Andreas M. Ratti | Stars: Philipp Maximilian, Daniele Martella, Steffen Marquardt, Kai Strehler

46. Four on the Floor (2009)

119 min | Musical

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A quartet of young gentlemen, high school friends, who have a rag-tag rock'n roll band, decide to open up a mechanics shop to help fund their quest for fame and glory.

Writer: Jonathan Richard Cring | Director: Jon Russell Cring | Stars: David Chattam, Jasson Cring, Sean M. Dixon, Matthew Fittro

47. Harry Chapin: The Final Concert (1981)

89 min | Documentary, Music

6.6
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Director: Barry McLean | Stars: Yvonne Cable, Harry Chapin, Steve Chapin, Howie Fields

48. A Window Looking In (2010– )

30 min | Documentary

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Visually bold and captivating, the films peer into the artists' inner words to uncover common truths about creativity, the artistic process and living and working as an artist in BC.

Stars: Dan Mangan, Gathie Falk, Rosario Ancer, James Cheng

49. Banana republic (1979)

101 min | Documentary, Music

6.9
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Writer: Ottavio Fabbri | Director: Ottavio Fabbri | Stars: Lucio Dalla, Francesco De Gregori, Rosalino Cellamare, Gaetano Curreri

50. Paris dernière (1999– )

Documentary

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Stars: Frédéric Taddeï, Xavier De Moulins, François Berléand, Claire Nebout