Movies about pianists

List of the best movies about pianists selected by visitors to our site: Nocturne, Rocketman, In the Shadow of the Moon, Lara, Animals, Invisible Life, Andhadhun, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, Bel Canto, Cold War.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Nocturne (2020)
Markimdb: 5.6

    An incredibly gifted pianist makes a Faustian bargain to overtake her older sister at a prestigious institution for classical musicians.

    Rocketman (2019)
    Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.3)
    Genredrama, musical, music, biography
    CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Canada
    CharactersCelebrities, Musicians, Singers, Pianists
    PlotOn real events, Music, Drug addict, Dancing
    PlaceEngland, Night Clubs

      The story of Elton John's life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.

      In the Shadow of the Moon (2019)
      Mark6 (imdb: 6.2)
      Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
      CharactersPolice, Serial killers, Pianists, Babies
      PlotInvestigation, Time travel, Motorcycles, Abduction
      PlaceUSA, Beach

        In 1988, Philadelphia police officer Thomas "Locke" Lockhart, hungry to become a detective, begins tracking a serial killer whose crimes defy scientific explanation. When the killer mysteriously resurfaces nine years later, Locke's obsession with finding the truth threatens to destroy his career, his family, and possibly his sanity.

        Lara (2019)
        Markimdb: 7.1
        Genredrama, music
        CharactersPianists, Taxi drivers

          It's Lara's 60th birthday, and she has every reason to celebrate: this evening, her son Viktor will be giving the most important piano concert of his career. Lara was, after all, the one who'd mapped out and driven his musical career. Yet Viktor has been unreachable for weeks and nothing indicates that Lara will be welcome at his debut performance. Without further ado, she buys up all the remaining tickets and hands them out to everyone she meets. The more Lara strives to make the evening successful, however, the more events get out of control.

          Animals (2019)
          Markimdb: 6.1
          Genrecomedy, drama
          CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia, Republic of Ireland, Finland
          PlaceEngland, Australia, Ireland

            Laura and Tyler are best friends and drinking buddies whose hedonistic existence falls under the creeping horror of adulthood when Laura gets engaged to Jim – an ambitious pianist who surprisingly decides to go teetotal.

            Invisible Life (2019)
            Markimdb: 7.8
            CountryBrazil, Germany
            CharactersSisters, Pianists

              Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1950. In the conservative home of the Gusmão family, Eurídice and Guida are two inseparable sisters who support each other. While Guida can share with her younger sister the details of her romantic adventures, Eurídice finds in her older sister the encouragement she needs to pursue her dream of becoming a professional pianist.

              Andhadhun (2018)
              Markimdb: 8.3
              Genrethriller, comedy, melodrama, crime
              CharactersPianists, Blind, Killers, Musicians, Cats, Rabbits, Hunters, Singers
              PlotDeath, Love, Funeral, Blackmail, Abduction, Cheating
              StyleLight, Fascinating

                A series of mysterious events changes the life of a blind pianist who now must report a crime that was actually never witnessed by him.

                The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)
                Mark5 (imdb: 7.3)
                Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, western, detective
                CharactersGold miners, Indians, Cowboys, Pianists, Dogs, Horses, Deer, Hunters, Bartenders, Owls, Angels, Singers
                PlotBank robbery, Dancing, Weapon, Money, Gambling
                PlaceWild West, Small cities
                StyleNetflix, Fancy, Not for everyone, Short Story

                  Vignettes weaving together the stories of six individuals in the old West at the end of the Civil War. Following the tales of a sharp-shooting songster, a wannabe bank robber, two weary traveling performers, a lone gold prospector, a woman traveling the West to an uncertain future, and a motley crew of strangers undertaking a carriage ride.

                  Bel Canto (2018)
                  Mark9.4 (imdb: 5.4)
                  Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, music
                  CharactersSingers, Terrorists, Military, Pianists, Businessmen
                  PlotHostage, Revolution, Divorce, Soccer, Chess
                  StyleExciting, Tense, Fascinating

                    A famous opera singer is held hostage in South America by a guerrilla rebel group after performing at a Japanese businessman's lavish birthday party. Unexpected bonds are forged in the standoff that ensues.

                    Cold War (2018)
                    Mark6.4 (imdb: 7.6)
                    Genremelodrama, drama, music
                    CountryPoland, United Kingdom, France
                    CharactersMusicians, Pianists, Poets
                    PlotLove, Dancing
                    PlacePrison, Trains
                    TimeCold War

                      A man and a woman meet in the ruins of post-war Poland. With vastly different backgrounds and temperaments, they are fatally mismatched and yet drawn to each other.

                      Green Book (2018)
                      Mark9.4 (imdb: 8.2)
                      Genrecomedy, drama, biography
                      CharactersDrivers, Friends, Musicians, Police, Pianists
                      PlotMoney, Travel, Loneliness, Gambling, On real events
                      PlaceNew York, USA, Hotels
                      TimeNew Year
                      StyleOscars, Fascinating, Light

                        Tony Lip, a bouncer in 1962, is hired to drive pianist Don Shirley on a tour through the Deep South in the days when African Americans, forced to find alternate accommodations and services due to segregation laws below the Mason-Dixon Line, relied on a guide called The Negro Motorist Green Book.

                        Duck Butter (2018)
                        Markimdb: 5.3
                        Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
                        CharactersLesbians, Actors, Pianists

                          Dissatisfied with the dishonesty they see in dating, strangers Naima and Sergio make a pact to spend 24 straight hours together in an attempt to fast forward their relationship.

                          Brad's Status (2017)
                          Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.5)
                          Genrecomedy, drama
                          CharactersFamily, Friends, Fathers, Dogs, Gay, Pianists, Musicians
                          PlotLove, Parenting, Computers, Jealousy, Money
                          PlaceUSA, Aircraft, Hotels

                            Although Brad has a satisfying career, a sweet wife and a comfortable life in suburban Sacramento, things aren't quite what he imagined during his college glory days. When he accompanies his musical prodigy son on a university tour, he can't help comparing his life with those of his four best college friends who seemingly have more wealthy and glamorous lives. But when circumstances force him to reconnect with his former friends, Brad begins to question whether he has really failed or if their lives are actually more flawed than they appear.

                            Marjorie Prime (2017)
                            Markimdb: 6.3
                            Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
                            CharactersDogs, Gay, Cats, Pianists, Old man, Bartenders
                            PlotArtificial Intelligence, Religious, Death, Jealousy, Political, Computers, Mind reading, Loneliness
                            PlaceParty, Islands, Beach

                              A service which creates holographic projections of late family members allows an elderly woman to spend time with a younger version of her deceased husband.

                              Call Me by Your Name (2017)
                              Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.9)
                              Genremelodrama, drama
                              CountryItaly, France, Brazil, USA
                              CharactersScientists, Mothers, Fathers, Gay, Pianists
                              PlotLove, Relationship, Parenting, First love, Seduction, Love with age difference
                              PlaceSea, Italy, Small cities
                              StyleTouching, Soulful

                                Elio Perlman is spending the summer with his family at their vacation home in Lombardy, Italy. When his father hires a handsome doctoral student, the curious 17-year-old finds himself developing a growing attraction to the young man.

                                The Lovers (2017)
                                Markimdb: 6
                                Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
                                CharactersFamily, Friends, Lovers, Pianists, Singers
                                PlotLove, Love triangle, Mystery, Dancing, Computers, Happiness
                                PlaceUSA, Trains
                                StyleTouching, Soulful, Fascinating

                                  The separation of a long married couple goes awry when they fall for each other again.

                                  Kaabil (2017)
                                  Mark7.8 (imdb: 7.1)
                                  Genreaction, thriller, drama
                                  CharactersFamily, Pianists, Blind
                                  PlotLove, Tango

                                    Rohan (Hritik roshan) is a kind, happy young man who has been blind since birth and works as a voice-over artist for a living. Through friends, he meets Supriya (Yami Gautam), a working woman who is also blind, but proudly independent. The two start liking each other and get married. Rohan toughest journey starts in his quest of vengeance for Supriya's indirect murderers.

                                    A Ghost Story (2017)
                                    Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.9)
                                    Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
                                    CharactersPianists, Single mothers, Singers
                                    PlotGhosts, Fate, Death, Dancing, Money, Computers, Bulimia, Loneliness
                                    StyleTouching, Philosophical

                                      Recently deceased, a white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to console his bereft wife, only to find that in his spectral state he has become unstuck in time, forced to watch passively as the life he knew and the woman he loves slowly slip away.

                                      The Children Act (2017)
                                      Mark10 (imdb: 6.7)
                                      CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
                                      CharactersTeens, Lawyers, Pianists, Judge, Singers, Nurses
                                      PlotReligious, Death, Cancer, Funeral
                                      PlaceCourt, Trains

                                        In the midst of a marital crisis, a High Court judge must decide if she should order a life-saving blood transfusion for a teen with cancer despite his family's refusal to accept medical treatment for religious reasons.

                                        Permission (2017)
                                        Mark6 (imdb: 5.3)
                                        Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
                                        CountryUSA, Canada
                                        CharactersDogs, Gay, Pianists, Photographers, Singers
                                        PlotWedding, Love, Dancing, Jealousy, Computers, Mystery, Love triangle

                                          A woman on the brink of a marriage proposal is told by a friend that she should date other men before spending the rest of her life with her boyfriend.