Most Popular "Songwriter" Titles
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1. Begin Again (II) (2013)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
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.
3. Coyote Ugly (2000)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Aspiring songwriter Violet Sanford, after getting a job at a women-run NYC bar that teases its male patrons, comes out of her shell.
4. Before Midnight (2013)
R | 109 min | Drama, Romance
We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna.
5. Walk the Line (2005)
PG-13 | 136 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins.
6. Before Sunset (2004)
R | 80 min | Drama, Romance
Nine years after Jesse and Celine first met, they encounter each other again on the French leg of Jesse's book tour.
7. Once (2006)
R | Drama, Music, Romance
A modern-day musical about a busker and an immigrant and their eventful week in Dublin, as they write, rehearse and record songs that tell their love story.
9. Across the Universe (2007)
PG-13 | 133 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical
The music of the Beatles and the Vietnam War form the backdrop for the romance between an upper-class American girl and a poor Liverpudlian artist.
10. Rear Window (1954)
Approved | 112 min | Mystery, Thriller
A wheelchair bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.
11. Rent (2005)
PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
This is the film version of the Pulitzer and Tony Award winning musical about Bohemians in the East Village of New York City struggling with life, love and AIDS, and the impacts they have on America.
13. 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.
14. Just My Luck (2006)
PG-13 | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Manhattanite Ashley is known to many as the luckiest woman around. After a chance encounter with a down-and-out young man, however, she realizes that she's swapped her fortune for his.
15. I'm Not There. (2007)
R | 135 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Ruminations on the life of Bob Dylan, where six characters embody a different aspect of the musician's life and work.
17. Ray (I) (2004)
PG-13 | 152 min | Biography, Drama, Music
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.
18. Nowhere Boy (2009)
R | 98 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A chronicle of John Lennon's first years, focused mainly in his adolescence and his relationship with his stern aunt Mimi, who raised him, and his absentee mother Julia, who re-entered his life at a crucial moment in his young life.
19. Dreamgirls (2006)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Music, Musical
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.
21. Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)
R | 113 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime
An adaptation of the cult memoir of game show impresario Chuck Barris, in which he purports to have been a CIA hitman.
22. Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007)
PG | 92 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
A struggling songwriter named Dave Seville finds success when he comes across a trio of singing chipmunks: mischievous leader Alvin, brainy Simon, and chubby, impressionable Theodore.
24. Oliver! (1968)
G | 153 min | Drama, Family, Musical
Musical adaptation about an orphan who runs away from an orphanage and hooks up with a group of boys trained to be pickpockets by an elderly mentor.
25. Crazy Heart (2009)
R | 112 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A faded country music musician is forced to reassess his dysfunctional life during a doomed romance that also inspires him.
26. Pillow Talk (1959)
Approved | Comedy, Romance
A man and woman share a telephone line and despise each other, but then he has fun by romancing her with his voice disguised.
27. Garden Party (2008)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama
Are you young, sexually confused, just trying to get by? Do you sing, dance or possess some other talent? Welcome to the Garden Party. At the center of the story is 15-year-old April. She ... See full summary »
28. The Squid and the Whale (2005)
R | 81 min | Comedy, Drama
Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents' divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980s.
29. Michael (1996)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Two tabloid reporters checking out a report of the Archangel Michael living with an old woman find that it's true. But that's not the only surprise.
30. Where the Heart Is (2000)
PG-13 | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A pregnant 17-year-old rebuilds her life after being abandoned by her boyfriend at a Wal-Mart in Sequoyah, Oklahoma.
32. Maid to Order (1987)
PG | 93 min | Fantasy, Comedy
Spoiled Jessie Montgomery, whose wild behavior and spending excesses cause her well-meaning but exasperated millionaire father Charles to wish he never had her, is visited by fairy ... See full summary »
33. The Commitments (1991)
R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
The travails of Jimmy Rabbitte to form the "World's Hardest Working Band," The Commitments, and bring soul music to the people of Dublin, Ireland.
34. Catfish (2010)
PG-13 | 87 min | Documentary
Young filmmakers document their colleague's budding online friendship with a young woman and her family which leads to an unexpected series of discoveries.
36. Me and Orson Welles (2008)
PG-13 | 114 min | Drama
A teenager is cast in the Mercury Theatre production of "Julius Caesar" directed by a young Orson Welles in 1937.
37. Country Strong (2010)
PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Music
A rising country-music songwriter works with a fallen star to work their way fame, causing romantic complications along the way.
39. The Muppet Movie (1979)
G | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Kermit and his new found friends trek across America to find success in Hollywood, but a frog-legs merchant is after Kermit.
40. Greenberg (2010)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A man from Los Angeles, who moved to New York years ago, returns to L.A. to figure out his life while he house-sits for his brother. He soon sparks with his brother's assistant.
42. Bye Bye Birdie (1963)
TV-G | 112 min | Comedy, Musical
A rock singer travels to a small Ohio town to make his "farewell" television performance and kiss his biggest fan before he is drafted.
43. Love & Mercy (2014)
PG-13 | Biography, Drama, Music
The life of reclusive Beach Boys songwriter and musician Brian Wilson, from his successes with highly-influential orchestral pop albums to his nervous breakdown and subsequent encounter with controversial therapist Dr. Eugene Landy.
44. My One and Only (2009)
PG-13 | 108 min | Adventure, Biography, Comedy
An unusual road trip movie about a mother driving her two sons from New York to Pittsburgh to St. Louis and eventually Hollywood in her quest to find a man to take care of them all.
45. Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)
Approved | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
In the year before the 1904 St Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York.
48. The Rose (1979)
R | 125 min | Drama, Music
The tragic life of a self-destructive female rock star who struggles to deal with the constant pressures of her career and the demands of her ruthless business manager.
50. The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)
G | 94 min | Comedy, Family, Musical
Kermit and his friends go to New York to get their musical on Broadway only to find it's a more difficult task than they anticipated.