Films For The Earby BS8T3 | created - 08 Jun 2013 | updated - 31 Aug 2014 | Public
Films/Docs with great music, whether it be a great soundtrack, or a documentary about a certain band/producer/person
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2. Oddsac (2010)
54 min | Music
Opening with torch-wielding villagers and a wall bleeding oil, this experimental film attaches vivid scenery and strange characters to the wonderful melodic wavelengths of the band Animal Collective, revitalizing the lost form of the "visual album."
5. 8 Mile (2002)
R | 110 min | Drama, Music
A young rapper, struggling with every aspect of his life, wants to make it big but his friends and foes make this odyssey of rap harder than it may seem.
Votes: 220,713 | Gross: $116.72M
7. Rock the Bells (2006)
Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Music
An inside look at what it took to bring the Wu-Tang Clan together for their final performance at the Rock the Bells Hip-Hop festival.
8. Samsara (I) (2011)
PG-13 | 102 min | Documentary, Music
Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.
Votes: 28,545 | Gross: $2.60M
10. Moonwalker (1988)
PG | 93 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy
Anthology movie by, and starring, Michael Jackson in his prime, combining a number of music videos from his bestselling "Bad" album with a fantasy tale of Michael's confrontation with a ruthless drug dealer known as Mr. Big (Joe Pesci).
11. Wave Twisters (2001)
Unrated | 46 min | Animation, Adventure, Musical
A crew of heroes, cleverly disguised as a team of oral hygenists, is determined to save the lost arts of Hip Hop (B-boying, Graffiti, MCing, and of course, Skratching) from total extinction... See full summary »
12. Beautiful Noise (2014)
90 min | Documentary, Music
BEAUTIFUL NOISE is an in-depth exploration of a music movement in the late twentieth century, a fascinating period when some innovative musicians mixed guitar noise into conventional pop ... See full summary »
13. Shut Up and Play the Hits (2012)
Not Rated | 108 min | Documentary, Music
On April 2nd 2011, LCD Soundsystem played its final show at Madison Square Garden. Documenting this once in a life time performance and an intimate portrait of James Murphy as he navigates the lead-up to the show, the day after, and the personal and professional ramifications of his decision.
Votes: 2,435 | Gross: $0.51M
14. The Chemical Brothers: Don't Think (2012)
85 min | Documentary, Music
For nearly two decades, The Chemical Brothers' "mind-bending" audiovisual live show has played to packed houses and festivals across the globe. But it has never been documented on film. ... See full summary »
15. KanZeOn (2011)
87 min | Documentary, Music
Far from Tokyo, a rarely seen view of Japanese culture is revealed through ancient rituals and extraordinary musical spectacle. The film invites the audience to immerse into this unconventional and trans-formative world.
94 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton is a feature-length documentary about avant-garde Los Angeles-based record label Stones Throw Records. The film weaves together rare concert footage, never-before-see... See full summary »
Not Rated | 71 min | Documentary, Romance
A portrait, mostly chronological, of composer, cellist, and vocalist Arthur Russell (1951-1992). His parents, friends and colleagues such as Allen Ginsberg and Philip Glass, his long-time ... See full summary »
19. Depeche Mode: 101 (1989)
R | 117 min | Documentary, Music
Depeche Mode prepares for the 101st and final concert of its massive world tour at the Rose Bowl Stadium, Pasadena, California, while a group of fans who won a contest travel to the concert through the United States on a bus.
20. Synth Britannia (2009 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary, Music
Following a generation of post-punk musicians who went to form successful electronic bands in the 70s and 80s and had a profound impact on present day music.
21. Cyberpunk (1990 Video)
Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary
Stylistic documentary about the cyberpunk movement. William Gibson, author of cyberpunk classic Neuromancer, and Timothy Leary, famous advocate of psychedelic drugs, share their thoughts on the future of society and technology.