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1. New York, New York (1977)

PG | 155 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.7
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An egotistical saxophonist and a young singer meet on V-J Day and embark upon a strained and rocky romance, even as their careers begin a long, up-hill climb.

Writers: Earl Mac Rauch, Mardik Martin | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Liza Minnelli, Robert De Niro, Lionel Stander, Barry Primus

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

208 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.1
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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

3. You and I (2011)

R | 100 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

5.0
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Two teenage girls, Janie who is American and Lana who is Russian, fall in love after meeting at a t.A.T.u concert and are swept into a dangerous world of obsession, drug abuse and murder.

Writers: Shawn Schepps, Luke Goltz, Andrew Cullen, Aleksey Mitrofanov, Anastasiya Moiseeva | Director: Roland Joffé | Stars: Mischa Barton, Shantel VanSanten, Anton Yelchin, Alex Kaluzhsky

4. Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life (2010)

135 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.9
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58 Metascore

A glimpse at the life of French singer Serge Gainsbourg, from growing up in 1940s Nazi-occupied Paris through his successful song-writing years in the 1960s to his death in 1991 at the age of 62.

Writer: Joann Sfar | Director: Joann Sfar | Stars: Eric Elmosnino, Lucy Gordon, Laetitia Casta, Doug Jones

5. Bongwater (1997)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

5.5
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David is an aspiring artist and a pot dealer, and he falls in love with constantly smoking pot. Serena gets jealous and goes off to New York with heroin-addicted Tommy, and David wants her ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Hornburg, Nora Maccoby, Eric Weiss | Director: Richard Sears | Stars: Luke Wilson, Alicia Witt, Amy Locane, Brittany Murphy

6. Bad 25 (2012)

Not Rated | 131 min | Documentary, Music

7.9
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65 Metascore

A documentary on Michael Jackson and the legacy of his record Bad.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Michael Jackson, Glen Ballard, John Barnes, Jennifer Batten

7. Undiscovered (2005)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

4.2
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29 Metascore

A group of aspiring entertainers try to establish careers for themselves in the city of Los Angeles.

Writer: John Galt | Director: Meiert Avis | Stars: Kip Pardue, Carrie Fisher, Shannyn Sossamon, Pell James

8. 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.

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

9. Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943)

Approved | 127 min | Comedy, Musical

7.3
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Two producers are putting together a wartime charity show with an all-star cast but the egotism of radio personality Eddie Cantor disrupts their plans.

Writers: Norman Panama, Melvin Frank, James V. Kern, Everett Freeman, Arthur Schwartz | Director: David Butler | Stars: Eddie Cantor, Dennis Morgan, Humphrey Bogart, Bette Davis

10. Bathing Beauty (1944)

Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Musical

6.5
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A contrived misunderstanding leads to the breakup of a songwriter and his fiancée. She returns to work as a gym teacher at an all-girls school, but a legal loophole allows the man to enroll as one of her students.

Writers: Kenneth Earl, M.M. Musselman, Curtis Kenyon, Joseph Schrank, Dorothy Kingsley, Allen Boretz, Frank Waldman | Director: George Sidney | Stars: Red Skelton, Esther Williams, Basil Rathbone, Bill Goodwin

11. Hard to Hold (1984)

PG | 93 min | Drama, Music

4.7
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Details the efforts of a pop-rock star (James Roberts / Rick Springfield) to win the love of a woman he meets in a car accident. None of the usual gambits work on this woman, who has never ... See full summary »

Writers: Thomas Hedley Jr., Richard Rothstein | Director: Larry Peerce | Stars: Rick Springfield, Janet Eilber, Patti Hansen, Albert Salmi

12. Je vous aime (1980)

105 min | Romance, Comedy, Drama

6.0
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A woman invites all four men she loved in her life for the dinner of New Year's Eve at the same time and unites them all in her house. In sentimental flashbacks they recall the former times.

Writers: Claude Berri, Michel Grisolia | Director: Claude Berri | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Gérard Depardieu, Serge Gainsbourg

13. Immigrants (2012 TV Movie)

47 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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This sweaty bubbly TV action Drama series unfolds the thrillingly intense and sometime harsh lives of a few dispersed Israelis, trying to make it in the exuberant exhilarating, merciless ... See full summary »

Writers: Ofer Caspi, Erez Tadmor, Shlomo Efrati, Yaron Nativ | Director: Gal Ziv | Stars: Guy Adler, Rohan Flypaper Alexander, Pazit Asor, Mali Hamami

14. Tangos Are for Two (1997)

PG-13 | 93 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.2
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A woman's voice says she was wife to Renzo Franchi and Carlos Gardel (1890-1935), Argentina's great tango singer. People say she's crazy. Her story unfolds. Buenos Aires, 1933: Juana Romero... See full summary »

Writers: Raúl Brambilla, Óscar Plasencia, Aldo Romero | Director: Jaime Chávarri | Stars: Darío Grandinetti, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Juan Echanove, Ulises Dumont

15. Love Etc. (2010)

94 min | Documentary, Romance

5.8
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54 Metascore

A documentary on a group of diverse couples, each in different stages of their relationships in New York City.

Director: Jill Andresevic

16. Strange Fruit (2002)

57 min | Documentary

7.3
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73 Metascore

In 1937, after seeing a photo depicting the lynching of a black man in the south, Bronx-born high school teacher Abel Meeropol wrote a poem entitled "Strange Fruit" that begins with the ... See full summary »

Writer: Joel Katz | Director: Joel Katz | Stars: Dorothy Thigpen, Amina Baraka, Amiri Baraka, E.M. 'Woody' Beck

17. Bring Your Smile Along (1955)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Music

5.6
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Nancy Willows (Constance Towers), pretty blonde high school teacher, writes song lyrics which spark the careers of struggling young pianist-composer Martin Adams (Keefe Brasselle')and ... See full summary »

Writers: Blake Edwards, Richard Quine | Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: Frankie Laine, Keefe Brasselle, Constance Towers, Lucy Marlow

18. Love Shines (2010)

89 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.9
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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

19. Sioux City Sue (I) (1946)

Approved | 69 min | Music, Western

6.6
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Utilizing a script from 1939's "She Married a Cop" with a 1946 Hit Parade song for the title, Gene Autry's screen return following his WW II Army Air Corps service, "Sioux City Sue" has ... See full summary »

Writer: Olive Cooper | Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Gene Autry, Champion, Lynne Roberts, Sterling Holloway

20. The Yanks Are Coming (1942)

Approved | 65 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

3.7
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Writers: Tony Stern, Lew Pollack, Edward E. Kaye, Arthur St. Claire, Sherman L. Lowe, Edith Watkins | Director: Alexis Thurn-Taxis | Stars: Henry King, Mary Healy, Jack Heller, Max 'Slapsie Maxie' Rosenbloom

21. Geraldine (1953)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.1
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Janey Edwards, working for Cambria Records, is managing the personal appearance tour of sobbing songster Billy Weber, and Janey is disgusted when Billy leaves her at Santa Fe College with ... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Milne, Doris Gilbert, Frank Gill Jr. | Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: John Carroll, Mala Powers, Jim Backus, Stan Freberg

22. Hollywood Newsreel (1934)

9 min | Short

5.4
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A variety of stories from "behind the scenes" in Hollywood. There's a report on a second gold rush in California. The 1934 Rose Bowl winners, from Columbia University, visit Warner Bros. ... See full summary »

Writer: George Bilson | Director: George Bilson | Stars: Al Barabas, Busby Berkeley, Joan Blondell, Ed Brominski

23. The Songwriter [Nashville] (2014)

Unrated | 42 min | Documentary, Short

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The songwriter {Nashville} is a short documentary web series that captures the creative process of songwriting in action. Through real writing sessions and interviews these songwriters ... See full summary »

Director: Esteban Pedraza | Stars: James House, Rebecca Moreland, Blake Stratton, Danny Flowers

24. Lew White at the Organ (1941)

Approved | 10 min | Short, Music

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Songwriter Lew White relieves Don Baker from his organ playing, for a while, while the audience is following the bouncing ball in this late-1941 entry in Columbia Pictures Corporation's "Community Sing" series.

Writer: Ben K. Blake | Director: Ben K. Blake | Star: Lew White

25. Elpojiet dzili (1967)

76 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.5
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Writer: Gunars Priede | Director: Rolands Kalnins | Stars: Uldis Pucitis, Dina Kuple, Liga Liepina, Arnolds Linins

26. 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

27. Cole Rossouw: America, God Bless You (2012 Video)

Short, Music

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Writer: Cole Rossouw | Director: Cole Rossouw | Star: Cole Rossouw

28. Juice & Mikko: Senaattori ja Boheemi - dokumentti (2005 TV Movie)

43 min | Music, Documentary

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Stars: Mikko Alatalo, Juice Leskinen, Harri Rinne

29. Estradilla: Lauluntekijät (2004 TV Movie)

82 min | Documentary, Music

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Stars: Liisa Akimof, Katriina Honkanen, Edu Kettunen, Tuure Kilpeläinen

30. Kender du Kim Larsen (1973 TV Movie)

40 min | Documentary, Biography

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Portrait of Gaolin's lead singer Kim Larsen who recently released his first solo album "Værsgo'".

Stars: Franz Beckerlee, Søren Berlev, Wili Jönsson, Kim Larsen

31. Steffen Brandt - alligevel voksen (2001 TV Special)

Music, Documentary

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Portrait of TV-2's lead singer and rock star Steffen Brandt who originally wanted to be a football player.

Stars: Steffen Brandt, Sven Gaul, Hans Erik Lerchenfeld, Georg Olesen

32. Yankee Doodle Home (1939)

Approved | 10 min | Short, Musical, Comedy

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Nick and Vince, a song writing team, are fired from their jobs at a publishing house when a foreign producer arrives looking for "hot" numbers. Vince dons a disguise and poses as a foreign ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Dreifuss | Stars: Nick Lucas, Vince Barnett, Jean Walters, Nathaniel Shilkret

33. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
Episode: A Singer in Town (1966)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.0
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A pop singer stops in town and ends up performing a song that Aunt Bee and Clara wrote on his TV show. Unfortunately, his version of the song does not meet their approval.

Creator: Arthur Stander | Director: Alan Rafkin | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Frances Bavier, George Lindsey

34. The Doctor (1952–1953)
Episode: Song for a Banker (1953)

Drama

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A stuffy banker tries to dissuade his son from pursuing a career as a song-writer by composing a number of his own with unexpected results.

Stars: Don Dubbins, Val Dufour, Isobel Elsom, Sally Gracie

35. Decoy (1957– )
Episode: Tin Pan Payoff (1958)

Drama, Crime

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Casey investigates the murder of a songwriter.

Writer: Steven Gardner | Director: David Alexander | Stars: Beverly Garland, Mike Kellin, Ellen Parker, Lee Bergere