Movies about DJs

Movies about DJs
List of the best movies about DJs selected by visitors to our site: We Are Your Friends, Bravetown, Haunt, Pitch Perfect, The Boat That Rocked, It's All Gone Pete Tong, Notorious, Faces in the Crowd, Beats, George Harrison: Living in the Material World.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
CharactersTeens, Musicians, DJs, Alcoholics, Businessmen
PlotLove, Dancing, Fight, Relationship, Friendship
PlaceParty, Hotels, Los Angeles

Young Cole Carter dreams of hitting the big time as a Hollywood disc jockey, spending his days and nights hanging with buddies and working on the one track that will set the world on fire. Opportunity comes knocking when he meets James Reed, a charismatic DJ who takes the 23-year-old under his wing. Soon, his seemingly clear path to success gets complicated when he starts falling for his mentor's girlfriend, jeopardizing his new friendship and the future he seems destined to fulfill.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, music
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersTeens, DJs
PlotLove, Dancing, Music, Fate, Freedom
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StyleInspirational, Soulful, Fascinating, Serious

After an accidental drug overdose, a talented teenage DJ goes to live with his estranged father in a small Army town, where he gets to the bottom of his own pain and learns empathy for others.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersTeens, Killers, Spiders, Students, DJs
PlotSurvival, Survival, Death, Mental disorders
PlaceParty, Labyrinths, Closed Space, USA, Rides
StyleTense, Creepy, For a group of friends

On Halloween, a group of friends encounter an "extreme" haunted house that promises to feed on their darkest fears. The night turns deadly as they come to the horrifying realization that some nightmares are real.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, music
CharactersTeens, Musicians, Students, Friends, Singers
PlotMusic, Competitions, Rivalry, Music group

College student Beca knows she does not want to be part of a clique, but that's exactly where she finds herself after arriving at her new school. Thrust in among mean gals, nice gals and just plain weird gals, Beca finds that the only thing they have in common is how well they sing together. She takes the women of the group out of their comfort zone of traditional arrangements and into a world of amazing harmonic combinations in a fight to the top of college music competitions.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Germany
CharactersLesbians, Musicians, Hippies, Friends
PlotMusic, Friendship, Radio, Uprising
PlaceShips, Ocean
StyleLight, To cry, Fancy

The Boat that Rocked is an ensemble comedy, where the romance is between the young people of the 60s, and pop music. It's about a band of DJs that captivate Britain, playing the music that defines a generation and standing up to a government that wanted control of popular culture via the British Broadcasting Corporation. Loosely based on the events in Britain in the 60's when the Labour government of Harold Wilson, wanted to bring the pirate stations under control, enough to see the passage of the Marine Broadcasting Offences Act on 15 August 1967

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada
CharactersMusicians, Heroes, Disabled people, DJs, Losers

Its All Gone Pete Tong is a comedy following the tragic life of legendary Frankie Wilde. The story takes us through Frankie's life from one of the best DJ's alive, through subsequent battle with a hearing disorder, culminating in his mysterious disappearance from the scene.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, crime, music, biography
CharactersMusicians, Artists, Singers
PlotOn real events, Music, Death, Success, Hip Hop
PlaceNew York
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Heavy, Serious

NOTORIOUS is the story of Christopher Wallace. Through raw talent and sheer determination, Wallace transforms himself from Brooklyn street hustler (once selling crack to pregnant women) to one of the greatest rappers of all time; THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G. Follow his meteoric rise to fame and his refusal to succumb to expectations - redefining our notion of "The American Dream."

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, drama
CountryCanada, France
CharactersSerial killers, Teachers
PlotLove, Dancing, Cars, Jealousy, Fear
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

A horror-thriller centered on a woman living with "face-blindness" after surviving a serial killer's attack. As she lives with her condition, one in which facial features change each time she loses sight of them, the killer closes in.

Markimdb: 6.4
CharactersDJs, Partners
PlotMusic, Friendship, Hip Hop, Rivalry
StylePsychological problems, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

An agoraphobic hip-hop prodigy and a disgraced former music manager cross paths in Chicago’s South Side and help each other face demons of their pasts.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genredocumentary, music, biography
CharactersMusicians, Friends, Singers, Stars
PlotMusic, Friendship, Success, Music group
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

Director Martin Scorsese profiles former Beatle George Harrison in this reverent portrait that mixes interviews and archival footage, featuring commentary from the likes of Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr and Yoko Ono.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Australia
PlotRevenge, Radio, Fear
PlaceNew York
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Tense, Serious

A woman struggles to recover from a brutal attack by setting out on a mission for revenge.

Markimdb: 5.4
CharactersDisabled people
PlotFalse accusations

Six Anton Chekhov short stories set in modern day Cleveland during a three day rain storm.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama, music
CharactersLesbians, Gay, Bartenders
PlotPassion, Music, Money, Death, Depression
PlaceParty, Night Clubs, New York
StyleAtmospheric, Gloomy, Serious

Shane, a Jersey boy with big dreams, crosses the river in hopes of finding a more exciting life at Studio 54. When Steve Rubell, the mastermind behind the infamous disco, plucks Shane from the sea of faces clamoring to get inside his club, Shane not only gets his foot in the door, but lands a coveted job behind the bar – and a front-row seat at the most legendary party on the planet.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryBelarus, Germany, USA, Russia
PlotWedding, Jealousy, Dreams
PlaceVillage, Russia
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Tense, Gloomy, Touching

Young Evelina has a law degree, but her dream is to travel to the USA and earn a living as a professional DJ. But it’s 1997 and the girl is living in post-Soviet Minsk...

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA, Spain
PlotInvestigation, Friendship, Death, Depression, Jealousy
PlaceMetro, Night Clubs, New York

Two young women and their friends spend spare time at an exclusive nightclub in 1980s New York.

Markimdb: 5
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersFamily, DJs, Girlfriends
PlotDancing, Adventure, Relationship, Friendship
PlaceAircraft, Beach, Yachts, Hotels
StyleRomantic, Light, Fascinating, For relax

A mature podiatrist, his girlfriend and her teenage children travel Ibiza to live a crazy holidays.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredocumentary, music, biography
CharactersMusicians, Singers
PlotRelationship, Music, Drug addict, Depression
StyleSoulful, Serious

The authorized documentary on late Guitar/lead singer Kurt Cobain from his early days in Aberdeen Washington to his success and downfall with Grunge band Nirvana.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, music
CharactersRappers, Singers
PlotLove, Survival, Music, Political, Success
PlaceGhetto, USA

The setting is Detroit in 1995. The city is divided by 8 Mile, a road that splits the town in half along racial lines. A young white rapper, Jimmy "B-Rabbit" Smith Jr. summons strength within himself to cross over these arbitrary boundaries to fulfill his dream of success in hip hop. With his pal Future and the three one third in place, all he has to do is not choke.

Markimdb: 5.7
CharactersDisabled people, DJs, Losers
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Music group
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleHeavy, Gloomy, Black humor, Makes me think

A newly paralyzed DJ gets more than he bargained for when he seeks out the world of faith healing.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, South Korea
CharactersVampire, Witch, Werewolf, Monsters, Dragons
PlotMummies, Mystery
PlaceAircraft, Ships, Ocean, Atlantis, The Bermuda Triangle
StyleFor children, Unexpected ending, Light, Black humor

Dracula, Mavis, Johnny and the rest of the Drac Pack take a vacation on a luxury Monster Cruise Ship, where Dracula falls in love with the ship’s captain, Ericka, who’s secretly a descendant of Abraham Van Helsing, the notorious monster slayer.

Genremelodrama, drama
CharactersTeens, DJs
PlotLove, Depression, Radio, Phone calls
StylePsychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Tense

Masha is determined to jump off the roof, she feels unloved and betrayed. Her last wish is to listen to her favorite song. On this day, the cynical radio DJ Alex is working in the studio. A short call on the radio turns into a long conversation, and it looks like only Alex will be able to save the unfortunate girl before the song ends.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CharactersSnipers, Serial killers, DJs
PlotInvestigation, Weapon
PlaceVietnam, Texas, Asia, Los Angeles
StyleAction, Serious, Disturbing

Peter Bogdanovich’s startling debut feature is both a brilliantly constructed thriller and a disturbingly prescient look at the rise of mass shootings in America. In his last serious dramatic role, Boris Karloff plays a version of himself: a washed-up horror actor whose fate intersects with a psychotic sniper (Tim O’Kelly) on a killing spree.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, music, biography, history
CharactersGangsters, Musicians, Rappers, Friends, Terminally ill
PlotOn real events, Travel, Music, Art, Hip Hop
PlaceGhetto, USA, Night Clubs, Los Angeles
StyleFascinating, Serious

In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful weapon they had: their music. Taking us back to where it all began, Straight Outta Compton tells the true story of how these cultural rebels—armed only with their lyrics, swagger, bravado and raw talent—stood up to the authorities that meant to keep them down and formed the world’s most dangerous group, N.W.A. And as they spoke the truth that no one had before and exposed life in the hood, their voice ignited a social revolution that is still reverberating today.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, adventure, short, detective
CountryUSA, Italy
CharactersSerial killers, Snake, Models, DJs, Photographers
PlotInvestigation, Friendship, Success, Birthday, Ghosts
PlacePrison, Italy, Deserts, USA, New York
StyleLight, Fascinating

Derek and Hansel are modelling again when an opposing company attempts to take them out from the business.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, crime, music
CharactersMusicians, Rappers, Singers
PlotMusic, Friendship, Hip Hop, Dreams
StyleSoulful, Heavy, Touching, Depressive, Serious

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

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
CharactersFamily, Santa Claus, Losers, Brothers, Wizards
PlotLife, Snow, Toys, Family life, Holidays
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Light, To cry

Fred Claus and Santa Claus have been estranged brothers for many years. Now Fred must reconcile his differences with his brother whom he believes overshadows him. When an efficiency expert assesses the workings at the North Pole and threatens to shut Santa down, Fred must help his brother to save Christmas.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, crime
CharactersFriends, Partners, Actors
PlaceLos Angeles
TimeNew Year
StyleBlack humor

Told from three perspectives, a story of a bunch of young Californians trying to get some cash, do and deal some drugs, score money and sex in Las Vegas, and generally experience the rush of life.

Markimdb: 7.1
PlotOn real events, Uprising
PlaceNew York
StyleMakes me think, Depressive, Serious

A hardcore American racist skinhead who, because of his intelligence, leads a gang dedicated to fighting the enemy: the supposed American-Jewish conspiracy for domination. However, he's hiding a secret: he's Jewish-born, a brilliant scholar whose questioning of the tenets of his faith has left him angry and confused, turning against those who he thinks have a tragic history of their own making.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genredocumentary, biography
CharactersStrong women, Musicians, Celebrities, Singers
PlotOn real events, Music
StyleGood music, Womens in main roles

The documentary story of Madonna's struggling days in New York with her first band "Breakfast Club," leading up to her first solo record deal.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersTeens, Teachers, DJs, Friends
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Music, Obsession, Friendship
PlaceSchool, England, Night Clubs
StyleTo cry, Soulful

Set in 1974, an authentic and uplifting tale of two friends whose horizons are opened up by the discovery of black American soul music.