Movies about guitarists

List of the best movies about guitarists selected by visitors to our site: The Dirt, Good Posture, Bohemian Rhapsody, Forever My Girl, Blaze, Coco, Patti Cake$, Beatriz at Dinner, Mr. Roosevelt, I Saw the Light
In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
The Dirt (2019)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama, music, biography
CharactersMusicians, Rockers, Businessmen, Singers, Guitarists
PlotOn real events

The story of Mötley Crüe and their rise from the Sunset Strip club scene of the early 1980s to superstardom.

Good Posture (2019)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, drama
PlaceNew York

With her widower father currently living it up in Paris with a young, new girlfriend, Lilian has been placed into the care of family friends over in Brooklyn, New York. Under the roof of famed author, Julia Price, Lilian has no real motivation to live any other lifestyle than that of her hermit housemate. To impress her ex-boyfriend, and the other cynics around her, Lilian suddenly decides to make a documentary on Julia - albeit, an unauthorized one - with the help of some new people in her life.

Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersMusicians, Singers, Celebrities, Guitarists, Gay, Girlfriends
PlotOn real events, Music
PlaceLondon, Concerts, England
StyleBest soundtracks, Worth watching, Oscars, Touching, Heavy, Inspirational

Singer Freddie Mercury, guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and bass guitarist John Deacon take the music world by storm when they form the rock 'n' roll band Queen in 1970. Hit songs become instant classics. When Mercury's increasingly wild lifestyle starts to spiral out of control, Queen soon faces its greatest challenge yet – finding a way to keep the band together amid the success and excess.

Forever My Girl (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CharactersMusicians, Guitarists, Brides
PlotLove, Wedding
StyleTouching, To cry

After being gone for a decade, a country star returns home to the love he left behind.

Blaze (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, music, biography
CharactersMusicians, Singers, Jews, Guitarists
PlotMusic, Death

A re-imagining of the life and times of Blaze Foley, the unsung songwriting legend of the Texas Outlaw Music movement.

Coco (2017)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, detective, music
CharactersMusicians, Childrens, Guitarists, Family, Dogs, Singers
PlotAdventure, Life after death, Holidays, Death, Love, Fate, Ghosts, Music
PlaceMexico, Village
StyleTouching, Atmospheric, Soulful, Fascinating, Cute, Disney

Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector, and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.

Patti Cake$ (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CharactersMusicians, Friends, Mothers, Photographers, Singers, Guitarists
PlotLove, Art, Money, Depression, Computers, Hip Hop, Loneliness
PlaceUSA, Night Clubs

Straight out of Jersey comes Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a. Killa P, a.k.a. Patti Cake$, an aspiring rapper fighting through a world of strip malls and strip clubs on an unlikely quest for glory.

Beatriz at Dinner (2017)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersParents, Businessmen, Nurses, Billionaires, Dogs, Lawyers, Maids, Singers, Poor, Guitarists
PlotLove, Jealousy, Relationship, Racing, Money, Cancer, Computers
PlaceParty, Hospitals, USA, Hotels, Beach

Beatriz, an immigrant from a poor town in Mexico, has drawn on her innate kindness to build a career as a health practitioner. Doug Strutt is a cutthroat, self-satisfied billionaire. When these two opposites meet at a dinner party, their worlds collide, and neither will ever be the same.

Mr. Roosevelt (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
PlotSocial Media

A young woman returns home and must confront her ex-boyfriend when an unexpected tragedy occurs.

I Saw the Light (2016)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CharactersGuitarists, Musicians, Horses, Singers
PlotOn real events, Divorce, Music
TimeNew Year

Singer and songwriter Hank Williams rises to fame in the 1940s, but alcohol abuse and infidelity take a toll on his career and marriage to fellow musician Audrey Mae Williams.

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Rock Dog (2016)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon, music
CountryChina, USA
CharactersDogs, Cats, Bears, Birds, Musicians, Wolves, Celebrities, Foxes, Guitarists
PlotMoney, Dreams, Moving, Creation, Snow, Radio, Success, Chase, Cheating
PlaceVillage, Mountains, Aircraft

When a radio falls from the sky into the hands of a wide-eyed Tibetan Mastiff, he leaves home to fulfill his dream of becoming a musician, setting into motion a series of completely unexpected events.

A Street Cat Named Bob (2016)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama, family, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersMusicians, Friends, Cats, Singers, Guitarists, Frogs
PlotDrug addict, On real events
StyleTouching, Soulful

Based on the international best selling book. The true feel good story of how James Bowen, a busker and recovering drug addict, had his life transformed when he met a stray ginger cat.

Scorpions - Forever and a Day (2015)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredocumentary, music, biography
CharactersGuitarists, Musicians, Rockers

A documentary on the acclaimed rock band Scorpions

The Last Five Years (2014)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical
CharactersWriters, Jews, Gay, Photographers, Snake, Singers, Guitarists
PlotDivorce, Dancing, Love, Computers, Happiness
PlaceParty, Ships
StyleTo cry

In New York, a struggling actress and a successful writer sing about their failed marriage from two perspectives.

Metalhead (2013)
Markimdb: 7.1
CharactersTeens, Parents, Musicians, Brothers, Sisters, Fish, Guitarists
PlotRelationship, Depression, Death, Snow, Uprising

A young girl in 1990s Iceland is caught between the life that took her brother and her own inability to strike out on her own. In her grief, she finds solace in metal and dreams of making her own music.

Foo Fighters: Back and Forth (2011)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genredocumentary, music
CharactersGuitarists, Musicians

FOO FIGHTERS BACK AND FORTH chronicles the 16 year history of the Foo Fighters: from the band's very first songs created as cassette demos Dave Grohl recorded during his tenure as Nirvana's drummer, through its ascent to their Grammy-winning, multi-platinum, arena and stadium headlining status as one of the biggest rock bands on the planet.

The Runaways (2010)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, music, biography, history
CharactersMusicians, Teens, Guitarists
PlotUprising, Music
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleSoulful, Fascinating

Joan Jett and Cherie Currie, two rebellious teenagers from Southern California, become the frontwomen for the Runaways -- the now-legendary group that paved the way for future generations of female rockers. Under the Svengalilike influence of impresario Kim Fowley, the band becomes a huge success.

Tooth Fairy (2010)
Markimdb: 5
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersFamily, Cats, Single mothers, Guitarists
PlotAdventure, Dreams, Hockey
StyleLight, Inspirational

When minor-league hockey player Derek Thompson -- who has a penchant for knocking out his opponents' teeth every time he plays -- disillusions a fan, he is sentenced to a stint for one week as a bona fide, tutu-clad, real-life tooth fairy. Soon, Derek is inspired to rekindle his youthful dreams.

BECK (2010)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, music
CharactersDogs, Guitarists

Yukio is your average high school student who spends his days going to class and avoiding bullies. That is until he meets Ryusuke, a guitar prodigy. Together with Taira, Chiba, and Saku they form the rock band BECK. As their popularity increases so does the danger as Ryusuke's past catches up with him.

Watching the Detectives (2007)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CharactersBartenders, Couriers, Guitarists
PlotLove, Pursuit, Basketball
StyleTouching, Soulful

Neil, a self proclaimed film geek and owner of Gumshoe video, has always been content to live vicariously through his favorite films noir. But when he meets Violet, a real-life femme fatale, his mundane world gets turned upside down and the line between reality and the movies quickly begins to blur. Will Neil step up and embrace a life full of adventure or retreat back to his comfortable couch?

Walk the Line (2005)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryUSA, Germany
CharactersSingers, Musicians, Guitarists
PlotDivorce, Death, Love, Music, On real events
StyleTouching, Fascinating, To cry

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.

School of Rock (2003)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, music
CountryUSA, Germany
CharactersTeachers, Musicians, Rockers, Students, Singers, Guitarists
PlotContests, Music, Uprising, Cheating
PlaceSchool, New York

Fired from his band and hard up for cash, guitarist and vocalist Dewey Finn finagles his way into a job as a fifth-grade substitute teacher at a private school, where he secretly begins teaching his students the finer points of rock 'n' roll. The school's hard-nosed principal is rightly suspicious of Finn's activities. But Finn's roommate remains in the dark about what he's doing.

The Lost World (1960)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantastic, fantasy, adventure
CharactersDinosaurs, Cannibals, Scientists, Photographers, Pilots, Guitarists, Reporters
PlotVolcanoes, Expeditions
PlaceJungle, Aircraft, Helicopters
TimePrehistoric times

Professor Challenger leads an expedition of scientists and adventurers to a remote plateau deep in the Amazonian jungle to verify his claim that dinosaurs still live there.