Movies about music

List of the best music movies selected by visitors to our site: Shoplifters of the World, Beat the World, Little Miss Dolittle, Greetings from Tim Buckley, Step Up Revolution, Gabrielle, Flamenco Flamenco, Ali's Wedding, Glee: The Concert Movie, One Chance.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Shoplifters of the World (2021)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersTeens, Difficult teens, Friends
PlotOn real events, Music, Radio, Hostage
PlaceParty, USA

1987. Denver, Co. One crazy night in the life of four friends reeling from the sudden demise of iconic British band The Smiths, while the local airwaves are hijacked at gunpoint by an impassioned Smiths fan.

Beat the World (2011)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genredrama, music
PlotDancing, Music, Friendship, Hip Hop, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Serious

Three dance crews – one Latin American, one European and one Canadian – prepare to battle at the International Beat the World competition in Detroit. Along the way, they struggle with gambling debt, bad break-ups and their own egos. In the final showdown to become world champions they find that their lifelong hopes, dreams and even lives, are at stake.

Little Miss Dolittle (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, family, crime
CharactersAnimals, Thieves, Elephants
PlotAdventure, Superpowers, Music
StyleExciting, Light, Fascinating

An eleven year old girl can talk to animals. When a thief causes trouble in the local zoo, she comes to the rescue.

Greetings from Tim Buckley (2013)
Markimdb: 6.1
StyleSoulful, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Gloomy, Serious

A chronicle of the days leading up to Jeff Buckley's performance at his father's tribute concert in 1991.

Step Up Revolution (2012)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, music
CharactersTeens, Artists
PlotDancing, Music, Friendship, Art, Uprising
PlaceHotels, USA
StyleRomantic, Exciting, Light, Fascinating, Serious

Emily arrives in Miami with aspirations to become a professional dancer. She sparks with Sean, the leader of a dance crew whose neighborhood is threatened by Emily's father's development plans.

Gabrielle (2013)
Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CharactersDisabled people, Losers
StyleRomantic, Touching

Gabrielle is a young woman with Williams syndrome who has a contagious joie de vivre and an exceptional musical gift. Since she met her boyfriend Martin, at the recreation centre where they are choir members, they have been inseparable. However, because they are "different," their loved ones are fearful of their relationship. As the choir prepare for an important music festival, Gabrielle does everything she can to gain her independence. As determined as she is, Gabrielle must still confront other people's prejudices as well as her own limitations in the hope of experiencing a love far from the "ordinary".

Flamenco Flamenco (2010)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredocumentary, music

A look at the history and traditions of flamenco music and dance.

Ali's Wedding (2017)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersMusicians, Judge
PlotLove, On real events, Wedding, Music, Friendship
StyleTo cry, Cute, Touching

After a "white lie" which spirals out of control, a neurotic, naive and musically gifted Muslim cleric's eldest son must follow through with an arranged marriage, except he is madly in love with an Australian born-Lebanese girl.

Glee: The Concert Movie (2011)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genredocumentary, music

A concert documentary shot during the Glee Live! In Concert! summer 2011 tour, featuring song performances and Glee fans' life stories and how the show influenced them.

One Chance (2013)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersCinderella, Singers
PlotOn real events, Music, Success
PlaceEngland, Venice
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Touching

This film follows the remarkable and inspirational true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night.

Everyone's Life (2017)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CharactersDogs, Gay, Police, Lawyers, Friends
PlotLove, Poker, Music, Weapon, Divorce
PlaceCourt, France, Hospitals
StyleRomantic, Exciting, Light, To cry, Fascinating

Before being judges, attorneys, or jury members, they are first of all men and women at a crossroads in their lives, with their dreams and their secrets, their hopes and their limitations, all beneath the same sun, each with their own dark side. In a lovely provincial town, during a jazz festival, life will juggle with their destinies.

Tune in for Love (2019)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea
PlotLove, Music, Friendship, Fate, Radio
StyleRomantic, To cry, Cute, Touching

In 1994, on the first day that Yoo Yeul went on air as the new DJ of the popular radio show ‘Music Album,' a college girl Mi-su meets Hyun-woo who happens to drop by the bakery she works at. Like the music streaming from the radio, their frequencies slowly come in sync; even when they're apart, the show brings them together through ebbs and flows of events arising from both pure coincidence and inevitability, until the bitter reality sets in and drives them apart...

Sing Street (2016)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Musicians, Family, Pupils
PlotLove, Dancing, Relationship, Music, Motorcycles
PlaceSchool, Trains, England, Ireland, Metro
StyleTouching, Serious

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.

Band Aid (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CharactersMusicians, Writers, Friends
PlotMusic, Loneliness, Fear
StyleLight, To cry, Soulful, Fascinating

A couple who can't stop fighting embark on a last-ditch effort to save their marriage: turning their fights into songs and starting a band.

Times Change You (2010)
Markimdb: 2.9
Genredrama, music, biography
PlotMusic, Hip Hop
StyleHeavy, Gloomy, Serious

The life story of German gangsta rapper, Bushido.

George Harrison: Living in the Material World (2011)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genredocumentary, music, biography
CharactersMusicians, Friends, Singers
PlotMusic, Friendship, Success
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.

To Write Love on Her Arms (2015)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, drama, music, biography
PlotOn real events, Music, Depression
StyleSoulful, Touching, Serious

The story follows 19-year-old Renee who has always loved fairy tales: the idea of a princess, a hero and a happily ever after. But Renee’s life is that of a darker tale: she’s a young woman battling addiction, depression and self-injury. In a creative blend of artistic fantasy balanced with harsh reality, the movie follows Renee on her courageous journey towards recovery.

Billie Eilish: The World's a Little Blurry (2021)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredocumentary, music, biography
CharactersMusicians, Singers

This documentary offers a deeply intimate look at extraordinary teenager Billie Eilish. Award-winning filmmaker R.J. Cutler follows her journey on the road, onstage, and at home with her family as the writing and recording of her debut album changes her life.

Love, Lies (2016)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersFriends, Actors
PlotLove, Music, Friendship, Jealousy
StyleTense, Serious, Disturbing

Two best friends, So-yool and Yeon-hee, dream of becoming the top artists in Seoul together. But their friendship doesn't last long as Yoon-woo, So-yool's first love and songwriter, falls in love with Yeon-hee and her voice. So-yool's feeling of jealousy and inferiority towards Yeon-hee grows by the day, and she eventually makes a drastic decision to bring the two lovers down.

A Very Murray Christmas (2015)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, musical, music
CharactersBlonde girls, Family, Actors, Guests
PlotOn real events, Revenge, Music, Loneliness, Death
PlaceParty, Hotels, USA, New York
TimeNew Year
StyleLight, Tense

Bill Murray worries no one will show up to his TV show due to a massive snowstorm in New York City. Through luck and perseverance, guests arrive at Gotham’s Carlyle Hotel to help him — dancing and singing in holiday spirit.