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1. The Wedding Singer (1998)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.8
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59 Metascore

Robbie, a singer, and Julia, a waitress, are both engaged, but to the wrong people. Fortune intervenes to help them discover each other.

Director: Frank Coraci | Stars: Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Christine Taylor, Allen Covert

Votes: 121,885 | Gross: $80.25M

2. Sing Street (2016)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

8.0
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79 Metascore

A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.

Director: John Carney | Stars: Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Aidan Gillen, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Jack Reynor

Votes: 70,553 | Gross: $3.24M

3. Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007)

PG | 92 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

5.2
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39 Metascore

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.

Director: Tim Hill | Stars: Jason Lee, Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, David Cross

Votes: 66,801 | Gross: $217.33M

4. Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

PG-13 | 125 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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65 Metascore

Author P.L. Travers reflects on her childhood after reluctantly meeting with Walt Disney, who seeks to adapt her Mary Poppins books for the big screen.

Director: John Lee Hancock | Stars: Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks, Annie Rose Buckley, Colin Farrell

Votes: 134,753 | Gross: $83.30M

5. Crazy Heart (2009)

R | 112 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.3
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83 Metascore

A faded country music musician is forced to reassess his dysfunctional life during a doomed romance that also inspires him.

Director: Scott Cooper | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Colin Farrell, James Keane

Votes: 77,526 | Gross: $39.46M

6. Just Friends (I) (2005)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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47 Metascore

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.

Director: Roger Kumble | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Amy Smart, Anna Faris, Chris Klein

Votes: 94,308 | Gross: $32.62M

7. Good Kids (I) (2016)

R | 86 min | Comedy

6.1
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Four high school students look to redefine themselves after graduation.

Director: Chris McCoy | Stars: Nicholas Braun, Zoey Deutch, Mateo Arias, Israel Broussard

Votes: 7,626

8. Love & Mercy (2014)

PG-13 | 121 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.4
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80 Metascore

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.

Director: Bill Pohlad | Stars: John Cusack, Paul Dano, Elizabeth Banks, Paul Giamatti

Votes: 31,180 | Gross: $12.55M

9. Music and Lyrics (2007)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.5
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59 Metascore

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.

Director: Marc Lawrence | Stars: Hugh Grant, Drew Barrymore, Scott Porter, Nick Bacon

Votes: 89,510 | Gross: $50.57M

10. Hannah Montana: The Movie (2009)

G | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

4.3
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47 Metascore

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.

Director: Peter Chelsom | Stars: Miley Cyrus, Emily Osment, Billy Ray Cyrus, Jason Earles

Votes: 35,884 | Gross: $79.57M

11. Purple Rain (1984)

R | 111 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.5
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55 Metascore

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.

Director: Albert Magnoli | Stars: Prince, Apollonia Kotero, Morris Day, Olga Karlatos

Votes: 17,097 | Gross: $68.39M

12. Phantom of the Paradise (1974)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.4
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67 Metascore

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.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Paul Williams, William Finley, Jessica Harper, Gerrit Graham

Votes: 13,732

13. Hustle & Flow (2005)

R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Music

7.4
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68 Metascore

With help from his friends, a Memphis pimp in a mid-life crisis attempts to become a successful hip-hop emcee.

Director: Craig Brewer | Stars: Terrence Howard, Ludacris, Anthony Anderson, Taryn Manning

Votes: 36,154 | Gross: $22.20M

14. Glitter (2001)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Music, Romance

2.2
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14 Metascore

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.

Director: Vondie Curtis-Hall | Stars: Mariah Carey, Eric Benét, Max Beesley, Da Brat

Votes: 20,520 | Gross: $4.27M

15. Danny Collins (2015)

R | 106 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.0
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58 Metascore

An aging rock star decides to change his life when he discovers a 40-year-old letter written to him by John Lennon.

Director: Dan Fogelman | Stars: Al Pacino, Annette Bening, Jennifer Garner, Bobby Cannavale

Votes: 26,617 | Gross: $5.35M

16. The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years (2016)

Unrated | 106 min | Documentary, Music

7.8
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72 Metascore

A compilation of found footage featuring music, interviews, and stories of The Beatles' 250 concerts from 1963 to 1966.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: The Beatles, John Lennon, George Harrison, Paul McCartney

Votes: 8,992 | Gross: $2.93M

17. Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son (2011)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

4.4
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22 Metascore

Malcolm Turner and his stepson Trent go undercover at an all-girls school to flush out a killer.

Director: John Whitesell | Stars: Martin Lawrence, Brandon T. Jackson, Jessica Lucas, Michelle Ang

Votes: 22,823 | Gross: $37.92M

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

Not Rated | 208 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.1
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Filmmaker Martin Scorsese examines the life of musician George Harrison, weaving together interviews, concert footage, home movies and photographs.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: George Harrison, Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Ringo Starr

Votes: 8,869

19. Going My Way (1944)

Passed | 126 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.2
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Father Charles O'Mailey, a young priest at a financially failing Church in a tough neighborhood, gains support and inspires his superior.

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Bing Crosby, Barry Fitzgerald, Frank McHugh, James Brown

Votes: 8,974 | Gross: $16.30M

20. Blue Crush 2 (2011 Video)

PG-13 | 113 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

5.5
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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.

Director: Mike Elliott | Stars: Sasha Jackson, Elizabeth Mathis, Ben Milliken, Sharni Vinson

Votes: 3,253

21. The Doors: When You're Strange (2009)

R | 86 min | Documentary, Music

7.7
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55 Metascore

A look at the late '60s and early '70s rock band The Doors, including rare exclusive footage.

Director: Tom DiCillo | Stars: Johnny Depp, John Densmore, Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek

Votes: 8,270 | Gross: $0.24M

22. Till the Clouds Roll By (1946)

Passed | 132 min | Biography, Musical

6.5
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Biography of songwriter, Broadway pioneer, Jerome Kern. Unable to find immediate success in the USA, Kern sought recognition abroad. He journeyed to England where his dreams of success became real and where he met his future wife Eva.

Directors: Richard Whorf, Vincente Minnelli, George Sidney | Stars: Robert Walker, Van Heflin, Lucille Bremer, June Allyson

Votes: 1,816 | Gross: $6.72M

23. A Summer's Tale (1996)

G | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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91 Metascore

A shy maths graduate takes a holiday in Dinard before starting his first job. He hopes his sort-of girlfriend will join him, but soon strikes up a friendship with another girl working in ... See full summary »

Director: Éric Rohmer | Stars: Melvil Poupaud, Amanda Langlet, Gwenaëlle Simon, Aurelia Nolin

Votes: 5,029 | Gross: $0.20M

24. You and I (2011)

R | 100 min | Drama, Romance

4.9
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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.

Director: Roland Joffé | Stars: Mischa Barton, Shantel VanSanten, Anton Yelchin, Alex Kaluzhsky

Votes: 2,079

25. 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.

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

Votes: 7,711 | Gross: $1.27M

26. Three Little Words (1950)

Passed | 102 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical

7.0
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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.

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

Votes: 1,387 | Gross: $2.80M

27. Sympathy for the Devil (1968)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, Music

6.4
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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 »

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Sean Lynch, Mick Jagger, Brian Jones, Keith Richards

Votes: 2,508

28. Unter deutschen Betten (2017)

96 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

3.8
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Linda was a one hit wonder as a pop singer. She never managed to follow up her early success and now her producer and boyfriend Friedrich has taken on a new and younger starlet while Linda ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Fehse | Stars: Veronica Ferres, Magdalena Boczarska, Eray Egilmez, Heiner Lauterbach

Votes: 171

29. Wheeler (2017)

PG | 100 min | Drama

5.8
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58 Metascore

WHEELER is the story of an aspiring musician from Kaufman, Texas who travels to Nashville with the lifelong dream of trying his hand at country music. By embodying the title character under... See full summary »

Director: Ryan Ross | Stars: Stephen Dorff, Kris Kristofferson, Audrey Spillman, Bobby Tomberlin

Votes: 315

30. Marina (2013)

118 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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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.

Director: Stijn Coninx | Stars: Luigi Lo Cascio, Donatella Finocchiaro, Matteo Simoni, Evelien Bosmans

Votes: 2,985

31. I'll Be There (2003)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.5
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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.

Director: Craig Ferguson | Stars: Charlotte Church, Craig Ferguson, Jemma Redgrave, Stephen Noonan

Votes: 1,352

32. Birth of the Beatles (1979)

104 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.6
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An account of The Beatles during the Hamburg years, their signing with Brian Epstein and their inevitable rise during the early sixties.

Director: Richard Marquand | Stars: Stephen MacKenna, Rod Culbertson, John Altman, Ray Ashcroft

Votes: 535

33. Take Me Home: The John Denver Story (2000 TV Movie)

TV-G | 90 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.0
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Biopic about the musical career and life of American singer-songwriter John Denver.

Director: Jerry London | Stars: Chad Lowe, Kristin Davis, Gerald McRaney, Brian Markinson

Votes: 350

34. Two of Us (2000 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 89 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.0
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In 1976, John Lennon and Paul McCartney have a chat about their lives and discuss whether The Beatles will ever reunite.

Director: Michael Lindsay-Hogg | Stars: Aidan Quinn, Jared Harris, Ric Reid, Martin Martinuzzi

Votes: 792

35. Deep in My Heart (1954)

Approved | 132 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical

6.5
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Biographic movie about the American composer Sigmund Romberg.

Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: José Ferrer, Merle Oberon, Helen Traubel, Doe Avedon

Votes: 636

36. A Way Back Home (2013 TV Movie)

TV-G | 84 min | Drama

5.9
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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 »

Director: Mark Jean | Stars: Austin Stowell, Kayla Ewell, Brett Rice, Bryant Prince

Votes: 233

37. Answers to Nothing (2011)

R | 124 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

5.2
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29 Metascore

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.

Director: Matthew Leutwyler | Stars: Sam Page, Caitlin Gerard, Chuck McCollum, Julie Benz

Votes: 944 | Gross: $0.02M

38. Barbara (I) (2017)

98 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.1
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68 Metascore

A director wants to make a biopic about the female singer Barbara.

Director: Mathieu Amalric | Stars: Jeanne Balibar, Mathieu Amalric, Vincent Peirani, Aurore Clément

Votes: 732

39. Face the Music (1993)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

4.9
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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 fiancée isn't too ... See full summary »

Director: Carol Wiseman | Stars: Molly Ringwald, Patrick Dempsey, Lysette Anthony, Rebecca Potok

Votes: 282

40. Shut Up & Sing (2006)

R | 93 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.7
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77 Metascore

A documentary on the Dixie Chicks in the wake of singer Natalie Maines' anti-George W. Bush statement at a 2003 concert.

Directors: Barbara Kopple, Cecilia Peck | Stars: Natalie Maines, Emily Robison, Martie Maguire, Clayton Allen

Votes: 4,610 | Gross: $1.22M

41. The Star of Christmas (2002 Video)

Not Rated | 48 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.0
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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 »

Director: Tim Hodge | Stars: Dan Anderson, Matthew Hodge, Tim Hodge, Mike Nawrocki

Votes: 292

42. Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas (2017)

Documentary, History, Music

8.7
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The amazing story of a group of Jewish songwriters who wrote the soundtrack to Christmas.

Director: Larry Weinstein | Stars: Kevin Breit, Aviva Chernick, Andrew Chung, Shelly Faber

Votes: 7

43. 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 »

Director: Gérard Krawczyk | Stars: Virginie Ledoyen, Maïdi Roth, Marc Duret, Saïd Taghmaoui

Votes: 425

44. Words and Music (1929)

81 min | Comedy, Musical

5.2
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Phil and Pete compete for Mary's love and also in a contest for best song written by a college student.

Director: James Tinling | Stars: Lois Moran, David Percy, Helen Twelvetrees, William Orlamond

Votes: 49

45. Rhythm on the River (1940)

92 min | Comedy, Musical

7.0
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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 »

Director: Victor Schertzinger | Stars: Bing Crosby, Mary Martin, Basil Rathbone, Oscar Levant

Votes: 285

46. Rhythm in the Clouds (1937)

Approved | 62 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

5.6
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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 »

Director: John H. Auer | Stars: Patricia Ellis, Warren Hull, William Newell, Richard Carle

Votes: 113

47. Kanseitou (2011)

68 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.3
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The story of youth. Kakeru, a 15 year old boy, and Mii (Little My) , a female transfer student. They are two lonely teens who cannot find their place in life, but who gradually learn to relate to each other through the power of music.

Director: Takahiro Miki | Stars: Ai Hashimoto, Miyuki Matsuda, Gô Rijû, Kento Yamazaki

Votes: 90

48. Ci troviamo in galleria (1953)

91 min | Musical, Comedy

5.9
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Ignazio Panizza goes from one failure to the other until he meets a singer, Caterina, provided with an exceptional voice.

Director: Mauro Bolognini | Stars: Nilla Pizzi, Carlo Dapporto, Sophia Loren, Mario Carotenuto

Votes: 78

49. Brian Wilson: Songwriting 1961-1969 (2010 Video)

190 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.5
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Director: Elio Espana | Stars: The Beach Boys, The Beatles, Hal Blaine, Peter Ames Carlin

Votes: 17

50. Anondo Osru (1997)

138 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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Dewan Sharif is an influential person in village and whoever rise voice against him, he kills him. His elder brother left villages a long time ago and lives in town. He plans to occupy the ... See full summary »

Director: Shibli Sadique | Stars: Salman Shah, Shabnur, Kanchi, Humayun Faridi

Votes: 173



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