Movies about singers and singers

List of the best movies about singers and singers selected by visitors to our site: Queen of Spades, Amy, Dalida, Still the King, Walk the Line, All Eyez on Me, England Is Mine, Kiss and Cry, David Bowie: The Last Five Years, Tupac: Resurrection.

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Queen of Spades (2016)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrethriller
CountryRussia
Duration02:21
CharactersSingers

Once upon a time, the great soprano Sofia Mayer conquered the world with her voice, her beauty and the legend she carefully built around herself. Now only the legend remains — the diva herself hasn't performed for years, nor been seen in the glittering circles of society she once dominated. But the woman who fascinated and thrilled the world for so long would like to crown her career with one more triumph. And she'll use every dirty trick she knows to achieve it.

Amy (2015)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 7.8)
Genredocumentary, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:16
CharactersSingers
PlotOn real events

A documentary on the life of Amy Winehouse, the immensely talented yet doomed songstress. We see her from her teen years, where she already showed her singing abilities, to her finding success and then her downward spiral into alcoholism and drugs.

Dalida (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.9)
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryFrance
Duration01:22
CharactersSingers

Based on the true story of acclaimed music icon "Dalida" born in Cairo, who gained celebrity in the 50s, singing in French, Spanish, Arabic, Hebrew, German, Italian, playing in awarded Youssef Chahine's picture "Le Sixième Jour", and who later committed suicide in 1987 in Paris, after selling more than 130 million records worldwide.

Still the King (2016)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersSingers

Vernon Brownmule, aka "Burnin' Vernon," is a scandal-ridden, washed-up, one-hit-wonder who was kicked out of country music, only to emerge 20 years later as the second best Elvis impersonator around. After crashing into an old country church sign during a drunken bender, he is arrested and sentenced to return and serve as the church's handyman as part of his parole. Along the way, he pretends to be the congregation's new minister and reconnects with a former one-night-stand, when he learns he has a 15-year-old daughter he's never met.

Walk the Line (2005)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 7.8)
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:16
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.

All Eyez on Me (2017)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 5.9)
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
CharactersMusicians, Singers, Actors
PlotHip Hop
PlacePrison, USA

All Eyez on Me chronicles the life and legacy of Tupac Shakur, including his rise to superstardom as a hip-hop artist, actor, poet and activist, as well as his imprisonment and prolific, controversial time at Death Row Records. Against insurmountable odds, Tupac rose to become a cultural icon whose career and persona both continue to grow long after his passing.

England Is Mine (2017)
Mark6 (imdb: 5.8)
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:08
CharactersMusicians, Singers
PlotMusic

A portrait of Steven Patrick Morrissey and his early life in 1970s Manchester before he went on to become lead singer of seminal 1980s band The Smiths.

Kiss and Cry (2017)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.7)
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography, sport
CountryCanada
CharactersSingers, Trainers
PlotSports, Figure Skating, Cancer
PlaceBeach

A romantic drama based on the story of Carley Allison, a promising 18 year old figure skater and singer who made medical history in her fight against a rare 1 in 3.5 billion type of sarcoma.

David Bowie: The Last Five Years (2017)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.5)
Genredocumentary
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersSingers
PlotOn real events

In the last five years of his life, David Bowie ended nearly a decade of silence to engage in an extraordinary burst of activity, producing two groundbreaking albums and a musical. David Bowie: The Last Five Years explores this unexpected end to a remarkable career. Made with remarkable access, Francis Whately’s documentary is a revelatory follow-up to his acclaimed 2013 documentary David Bowie: Five Years, which chronicled Bowie’s golden ‘70s and early-‘80s period.

Tupac: Resurrection (2003)
Mark6.4 (imdb: 7.9)
Genredocumentary, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersSingers
PlaceGhetto

Home movies, photographs, and recited poetry illustrate the life of Tupac Shakur, one of the most beloved, revolutionary, and volatile hip-hop MCs of all time.

One Chance (2013)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:43
CharactersSingers
PlotSuccess, Music, On real events
PlaceEngland
StyleTo cry, Touching, Fascinating

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.

Secret Superstar (2017)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.8)
Genredrama, family, music
CountryIndia
Duration02:45
CharactersMusicians, Singers, Teachers, Lawyers
PlotMystery
PlaceAircraft, Trains

Insia Malik is a talented 15-year-old school girl from Baroda whose spirit is ripped because her mother is in a troubled and violent marriage. Of course she still dares to pursue her dream of becoming a singer and she also valiantly attempts to free her mother from her conservative, cold father.

Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 8)
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:09
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.

Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off the Wall (2016)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.4)
Genredocumentary, music
CountryUSA
Duration00:28
CharactersMusicians, Singers
PlotOn real events

Director Spike Lee chronicles Michael Jackson's early rise to fame.

A Star Is Born (2018)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.6)
Genremelodrama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:24
CharactersMusicians, Singers, Dogs, Gay
PlotSuccess, Love, Relationship, Drug addict, Jealousy, Dancing, Motorcycles
PlaceUSA, Hotels
StyleAtmospheric, Soulful, Cute, Best soundtracks, Oscars, Interesting, Romantic, Touching, Fascinating, Unexpected ending

Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers — and falls in love with — struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer — until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally's career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jack fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons.

I Can Only Imagine (2018)
Mark6 (imdb: 7.3)
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
CharactersMusicians, Singers, Parents, Family
PlotDreams, Religious, On real events
StyleInspirational, Soulful, Philosophical, Deep Meaning, Touching, Makes me think

Growing up in Texas, Bart Millard suffers physical and emotional abuse at the hands of his father. His childhood and relationship with his dad inspires him to write the hit song "I Can Only Imagine" as singer of the Christian band MercyMe.

Midnight Sun (2018)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.6)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:31
CharactersMusicians, Singers, Terminally ill, Photographers
PlotLove, First love
PlaceParty
StyleSoulful, Romantic, For single girls, Touching, To cry, Cute

Katie, a 17-year-old, has been sheltered since childhood and confined to her house during the day by a rare disease that makes even the smallest amount of sunlight deadly. Fate intervenes when she meets Charlie and they embark on a summer romance.

Bel Canto (2018)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:28
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.

BEEF: Russian Hip-Hop (2019)
Mark6 (imdb: 4.4)
Genredocumentary, music, biography
CountryRussia
Duration01:30
CharactersCelebrities, Singers
PlaceRussia

The whole path of Russian hip-hop from the underground to the huge stadiums, shown by the eyes of the brightest and most iconic representatives of culture. The film looks behind the scenes of Russian rap, exposing all conflicts and clashes, reveals the true look of the whole genre and answers the question of how he managed to capture the current generation and become the number one music.

Burlesque (2010)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.4)
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersSingers, Pianists, Musicians
PlotDancing
PlaceLos Angeles, Night Clubs

The Burlesque Lounge has its best days behind it. Tess, a retired dancer and owner of the venue, struggles to keep the aging theater alive, facing all kinds of financial and artistic challenges. With the Lounge's troupe members becoming increasingly distracted by personal problems and a threat coming from a wealthy businessman's quest to buy the spot from Tess, the good fortune seems to have abandoned the club altogether. Meanwhile, the life of Ali, a small-town girl from Iowa, is about to change dramatically. Hired by Tess as a waitress at the Lounge, Ali escapes a hollow past and quickly falls in love with the art of burlesque. Backed by newfound friends amongst the theater's crew, she manages to fulfill her dreams of being on stage herself. Things take a dramatic turn though when Ali's big voice makes her become the main attraction of the revue




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