Most Popular "Songwriting" Titles
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1. The Wedding Singer (1998)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
Robbie, a singer, and Julia, a waitress, are both engaged, but to the wrong people. Fortune intervenes to help them discover each other.
Votes: 109,459 | Gross: $80.22M
2. Love & Mercy (2014)
PG-13 | 121 min | Biography, Drama, Music
In the 1960s, Beach Boys leader Brian Wilson struggles with emerging psychosis as he attempts to craft his avant-garde pop masterpiece. In the 1980s, he is a broken, confused man under the 24-hour watch of shady therapist Dr. Eugene Landy.
Votes: 23,044 | Gross: $12.55M
3. Hannah Montana: The Movie (2009)
G | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
As Hannah Montana's popularity begins to take over her life, Miley Stewart, on the urging from her father takes a trip to her hometown of Crowley Corners, Tennessee to get some perspective on what matters in life the most.
Votes: 31,662 | Gross: $79.57M
4. Just Friends (I) (2005)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Romance
While visiting his hometown during Christmas, a man comes face-to-face with his old high school crush whom he was best friends with -- a woman whose rejection of him turned him into a ferocious womanizer.
Votes: 82,009 | Gross: $32.60M
5. Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
PG-13 | 125 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Votes: 117,397 | Gross: $83.30M
6. 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.
Votes: 57,089 | Gross: $217.33M
7. 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.
Votes: 67,582 | Gross: $39.46M
10. 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.
Votes: 81,167 | Gross: $50.56M
11. Purple Rain (1984)
R | 111 min | Drama, Music, Musical
A young musician, tormented by an abusive situation at home, must contend with a rival singer, a burgeoning romance, and his own dissatisfied band, as his star begins to rise.
12. Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son (2011)
PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Malcolm Turner and his stepson Trent go undercover at an all-girls school to flush out a killer.
Votes: 19,604 | Gross: $37.91M
13. Phantom of the Paradise (1974)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A disfigured composer sells his soul for the woman he loves so that she will perform his music. However, an evil record tycoon betrays him and steals his music to open his rock palace, The Paradise.
14. Glitter (2001)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A young singer dates a disc jockey who helps her get into the music business, but their relationship become complicated as she ascends to super stardom.
Votes: 19,390 | Gross: $4.27M
15. You and I (2011)
R | 100 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
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.
208 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
17. Blue Crush 2 (2011 Video)
PG-13 | 113 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
Haunted by the memory of her deceased mother, Dana leaves Malibu behind and heads to South Africa to fulfill her mother's dream of surfing Jefferys Bay.
18. Going My Way (1944)
Passed | 126 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Youthful Father Chuck O'Malley led a colorful life of sports, song, and romance before joining the Roman Catholic clergy, but his level gaze and twinkling eyes make it clear that he knows ... See full summary »
19. Paper Heart (2009)
PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Charlyne Yi embarks on a quest across America to make a documentary about the one subject she doesn't fully understand: Love.
Votes: 7,351 | Gross: $1.27M
20. Marina (2013)
118 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The true story of Rocco Granata, an Italian coal miner's son who followed his passion for music against his father's wishes and social barriers.
21. Till the Clouds Roll By (1946)
Unrated | 132 min | Biography, Musical
Light bio-pic of American Broadway pioneer Jerome Kern, featuring renditions of the famous songs from his musical plays by contemporary stage artists, including a condensed production of ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,547 | Gross: $6.72M
22. Answers to Nothing (2011)
R | 124 min | Drama, Mystery
Against the backdrop of a missing girl case, lost souls throughout Los Angeles search for meaning and redemption and affect each other in ways they don't always see.
Votes: 889 | Gross: $0.02M
24. Birth of the Beatles (1979)
104 min | Biography, Drama, Music
An account of The Beatles during the Hamburg years, their signing with Brian Epstein and their inevitable rise during the early sixties.
25. A Way Back Home (2013 TV Movie)
84 min | Drama
When Norman Rockwell's painting fades into the world of Charlie Shuffleton's barbershop, this classic piece of Americana becomes the center of a small town in Georgia where friends gather, ... See full summary »
26. I'll Be There (2003)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
An off-beat comedy about a former 80s pop star (Craig Ferguson) whose downward spiral is halted when he discovers he has a teenage daughter (Charlotte Church), the product of a weekend love affair.
28. Sympathy for the Devil (1968)
100 min | Documentary, Music
Godard's documentation of late 1960s Western counter-culture, examining the Black Panthers, referring to works by LeRoi Jones and Eldridge Cleaver. Other notable subjects are the role of ... See full summary »
29. Two of Us (2000 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 89 min | Biography, Drama, Music
John Lennon and Paul McCartney have a chat about their lives, and if "The Beatles" will ever reunite. The movie takes place in 1976.
31. Shut Up & Sing (2006)
R | 93 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A documentary on the Dixie Chicks in the wake of singer Natalie Maines' anti-George W. Bush statement at a 2003 concert.
Votes: 4,462 | Gross: $1.21M
32. Face the Music (1993)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama
Lisa and Charlie Hunter, a divorced couple and former song writing team, spend a weekend in the French countryside in order to write one last song together. But Charlie's fiance isn't too ... See full summary »
34. The Star of Christmas (2002 Video)
Not Rated | 48 min | Animation, Musical, Comedy
Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber appear as Cavis Appythart and Millward Phelps, respectively--two jingle writers based loosely on Gilbert and Sullivan. The setting is 1880s London, and... See full summary »
35. Héroïnes (1997)
115 min | Drama, Music
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 »
36. Hot Rhythm (1944)
Passed | 79 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
Jimmy O'Brien (Robert Lowery)and Sammy Rubin (Sidney Miller), write jingle commercials for radio, and meet Mary Adams (Dona Drake), who wants to break into radio as a soloist for a band. ... See full summary »
37. Kinderen voor kinderen (1980– )
In this annual event, the children's choir 'Kinderen Voor Kinderen' performs 12 songs based on ideas sent in by children. The songs make up an album from which the proceeds go to a good ... See full summary »
38. Rhythm on the River (1940)
92 min | Musical, Comedy
Popular songwriter Oliver Courtney has been getting by for years using one ghost writer for his music and another for his lyrics. When both writers meet at an inn, they fall in love and ... See full summary »
39. Rhythm in the Clouds (1937)
Approved | 62 min | Comedy, Music
Struggling songwriter Judy Walker talks her way into the apartment of a famous composer, and finds that he's on vacation. Homeless and without any money, she decides to stay at his place ... See full summary »
40. Oasis: Definitely Maybe (2004 Video)
59 min | Documentary, Music
Retrospective documentary on the making of Definitely Maybe, the 1994 debut album by British rock band Oasis.
41. Hit Parade of 1943 (1943)
Approved | 82 min | Music, Romance
One of the many films made at Republic with a year attached to the "Hit Parade" title, which came from the "Hit Parade" radio program sponsored by Lucky Strike cigarettes. On reissue all of... See full summary »
42. Brian Wilson: Songwriter 1969 - 1982 (2012 Video)
134 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Following Sexy Intellectual's previous film about Brian Wilson's magnificent craft; Songwriter 1962 - 1969, comes this companion piece covering the composer's life and work throughout the ... See full summary »
43. Love Shines (2010)
89 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
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 »
45. Swingin' on a Rainbow (1945)
Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Music
A young girl goes to New York to find a band leader who has stolen all the songs she wrote and is passing them off as his own. She soon meets and falls in love with a struggling young songwriter who has his own problems.
47. The Poet and the Little Mother (1959)
95 min | Comedy, Family
Poeten and Lillemor are making their living on his writing, but the general interest in modern poetry is low and their income very small. A creditor is dogging them, when a sudden bequest ... See full summary »
48. Jim Lauderdale: The King of Broken Hearts (2014 TV Movie)
78 min | Documentary
The story of 2-time Grammy winner Jim Lauderdale, from small town Nth Carolina to the A list of Nashville songwriting and Americana royalty.
50. Idea Girl (1946)
Approved | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
Larry Brewster, partner in the music publishing firm of Brewster and Crow, returns from a trip to find that his partner, J.C. Crow has hired Pat O'Rourke as a song plugger. Larry doesn't ... See full summary »