Movies about punks

Movies about punks
List of the best films about punks according to visitors: The Other F Word, Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts, Punk's Dead: SLC Punk 2, VFW, Chappie, Death Wish 3, Vicious Lips, How to Talk to Girls at Parties, The Ranger, Green Room.

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

Genre
Country
The Other F Word (2011)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama, documentary, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

What happens when a generation's ultimate anti-authoritarians — punk rockers — become society's ultimate authorities — dad's? With a large chorus of Punk Rock's leading men — Blink-182's Mark Hoppus, Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea, Rise Against's Tim McIlrath — The Other F Word follows Jim Lindberg, 20-year veteran of skate punk band, Pennywise, on his hysterical and moving journey from belting his band's anthem, 'Fuck Authority', to embracing his ultimately pivotal authoritarian role in mid-life, fatherhood.

Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts (2015)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantastic, action, adventure, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:27

Gotham City is under siege by a series of bizarre crimes and only the world's greatest detective, Batman, can unravel the mystery! The trail leads to none other than the Penguin and his Animilitia, an animal-inspired squad of villains including Silverback, Cheetah, Killer Croc and the monstrous Man-Bat.

Punk's Dead: SLC Punk 2 (2016)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:44

Punk's Dead, the sequel to 1999 cult hit SLC Punk, is a punk romp through the Utah hinterlands. Ross, Penny and Crash, young outsiders from different tribes, embark on a road trip to a huge punk show. Ross, 19, is the love child of Trish and Heroin Bob, who died before Ross was born. During their odyssey, and with the help of a healthy dose of drugs, alcohol and punk music, Ross shreds his darkly Gothic outlook and embraces life. His mother Trish, who raised Ross alone in her steam punk shop, discovers that he is in a crisis. She recruits his 'uncles,' Bob's old SLC gang, to help find him. When all collide at the concert, they are forced to deal with their unresolved relationships with Bob.

VFW (2020)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction
CountryUSA

A typical night for veterans at a VFW turns into an all-out battle for survival when a desperate teen runs into the bar with a bag of stolen drugs. When a gang of violent punks come looking for her, the vets use every weapon at their disposal to protect the girl and themselves from an unrelenting attack.

Chappie (2015)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, South Africa
Duration02:17

Every child comes into the world full of promise, and none more so than Chappie: he is gifted, special, a prodigy. Like any child, Chappie will come under the influence of his surroundings—some good, some bad—and he will rely on his heart and soul to find his way in the world and become his own man. But there's one thing that makes Chappie different from any one else: he is a robot.

Death Wish 3 (1985)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:32

Architect/vigilante Paul Kersey arrives back in New York City and is forcibly recruited by a crooked police chief to fight street crime caused by a large gang terrorizing the neighborhoods.

Vicious Lips (1986)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:24

A band finally gets the opportunity for that breakthrough gig if they can make it to an "in" club on another planet in time.

How to Talk to Girls at Parties (2017)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:16

Croydon, 1977. A trio of punk teenagers goes to a party to meet girls, but they find that girls there are very different from what they expected.

The Ranger (2018)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror
CountryUSA

Teen punks, on the run from the cops and hiding out in the woods, come up against the local authority—an unhinged park ranger with an axe to grind.

Green Room (2016)
Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:30

A young punk rock band find themselves trapped in a secluded venue after stumbling upon a horrific act of violence.

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10,000 Saints (2015)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:23

A sweeping multigenerational story set against the backdrop of the raw, roaring New York City of the late 1980s; adoption, teen pregnancy, drugs, hardcore punk rock, the unbridled optimism and reckless stupidity of the young—and old—are all major elements in this heart-aching tale of the son of diehard hippies and his strange odyssey through the extremes of late 20th century youth culture.

Broadway Idiot (2013)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genremusical, documentary, music
CountryUSA

Broadway Idiot follows Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong from a punk rock concert at Madison Square Garden to the opening of his musical American Idiot on Broadway - only ten blocks away, but worlds apart. From behind the curtain share in the crazy journey of turning the mega-hit album into a punk rock musical - and ultimately see how the world of theater transformed Billie Joe.

Green Day: Bullet in a Bible (2005)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genredocumentary, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:55

Bullet in a Bible documents one of the two biggest shows that Green Day have performed in their career. They played in front of a crowd of over 130,000 people at the Milton Keynes National Bowl in United Kingdom on June 18–19, 2005. The band was supported by Jimmy Eat World, Taking Back Sunday, and Hard-Fi during their American Idiot world tour. Fourteen of the twenty songs performed at these shows were included on the disc; missing out "Jaded", "Knowledge", "She", "Maria", "Homecoming" and "We Are The Champions". Bullet in a Bible was released as a double-LP set on November 10, 2009, as part of the band's 2009 vinyl re-release campaign.

CBGB (2013)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

CBGB looks at New York's dynamic punk rock scene through the lens of the ground-breaking Lower East Side club started by eccentric Hilly Kristal (Alan Rickman) in 1973 which launched thousands of bands.

Uncle Peckerhead (2020)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA

When a punk band scores their first tour, life on the road proves tough when they are joined by a man-eating demon as a roadie.

Control (2007)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Australia, Japan, France
Duration02:02

Control is the biography of Joy Division lead singer Ian Curtis, taking his story from schoolboy days of 1973 to his suicide on the eve of the band's first American tour in 1980.

Rock 'n' Roll High School (1979)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

A group of rock-music-loving students, with the help of the Ramones, take over their school to combat its newly installed oppressive administration.

Wassup Rockers (2005)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:51

Instead of adhering to the norms of their South Central neighborhood, a group of skater boys opt to bus into Hollywood and Beverly Hills, where they attract local rich girls - and plenty of trouble with the police, jealous boyfriends, and nervous parents.

Freddy Got Fingered (2001)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:19

An unemployed cartoonist moves back in with his parents and younger brother Freddy. When his parents demand he leave, he begins to spread rumors that his father is sexually abusing Freddy.

Liquid Sky (1982)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:52

Invisible aliens in a tiny flying saucer come to Earth looking for heroin. They land on top of a New York apartment inhabited by a drug dealer and her female, androgynous, bisexual nymphomaniac lover, a fashion model. The aliens soon find the human pheromones created in the brain during orgasm preferable to heroin, and the model's casual sex partners begin to disappear. This increasingly bizarre scenario is observed by a lonely woman in the building across the street, a German scientist who is following the aliens, and an equally androgynous, drug-addicted male model.

The Return of the Living Dead (1985)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

When a bumbling pair of employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to re-animate as they go on a rampage seeking their favorite food: brains!

Buzzard (2015)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, short
CountryUSA

Paranoia forces small-time scam artist Marty to flee his hometown and hide out in a dangerous Detroit. With nothing but a pocket full of bogus checks, his Power Glove, and a bad temper, the horror metal slacker lashes out.

Do Not Reply (2019)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA

Chelsea, a high school introvert, is abducted through a social media app and is forced to look like other girls Brad holds captive. Chelsea desperately attempts to persuade them to escape before they all become victims in his virtual reality filmed murders.

White Man's Burden (1995)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:25

The story takes place in alternative America where the blacks are members of social elite, and whites are inhabitants of inner city ghettos. Louis Pinnock is a white worker in a chocolate factory, loving husband and father of two children. While delivering a package for black CEO Thaddeus Thomas, he is mistaken for a voyeur and, as a result, loses his job, gets beaten by black cops and his family gets evicted from their home. Desperate Pinnock takes a gun and kidnaps Thomas, demanding justice.

Over the Edge (1979)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

The music of Cheap Trick, The Cars, and The Ramones highlights this realistic tale of alienated suburban youth on the rampage. Dillon makes his screen debut in this updated, well-done "Rebel Without a Cause." Shelved for several years, the movie was finally released after Dillon made it big. Sleeper with excellent direction and dialogue.

American Hardcore (2006)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredocumentary, music, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

Inspired by Steven Blush's book "American Hardcore: A tribal history" Paul Rachman's feature documentary debut is a chronicle of the underground hardcore punk years from 1979 to 1986. Interviews and rare live footage from artists such as Black Flag, Bad Brains, Minor Threat, SS Decontrol and the Dead Kennedys.

Bomb City (2017)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:48

A crime-drama, about the cultural aversion of a group of punk rockers in a conservative Texas town. Their ongoing battle with a rival, more-affluent clique leads to a controversial hate crime that questions the morality of American justice.

Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, comedy
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:22

Aliens who look like clowns come from outer space and terrorize a small town.

Summer of Sam (1999)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:16

Spike Lee's take on the "Son of Sam" murders in New York City during the summer of 1977 centering on the residents of an Italian-American South Bronx neighborhood who live in fear and distrust of one another.

Le grand soir (2012)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium, Germany
Duration01:35

An ageing punk-with-a-dog and his brother the conformist decide to get their revenge on a shopping mall. Directing duo Benoit Delepine and Gustave Kervern, longstanding comic crusaders against capitalism, again set out to surprise and shock the bourgeois audience.




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