Movies about singers and singers

List of the best movies about singers and singers selected by visitors to our site: Side Effect, The Perfect Candidate, BEEF: Russian Hip-Hop, Rocketman, Yesterday, Lords of Chaos, Madonna and the Breakfast Club, Yura The Musician, Everybody's Everything, With Closed Windows
In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
Side Effect (2020)
Mark
CharactersSingers, Horses, Witch
PlotChase, Missing people, Fear, Religious
PlaceMoscow
StyleGothic, Creepy

A traumatic experience leads to a break-up between a young married couple. In a desperate attempt to save their marriage, Andrey, the husband, seeks help from a psychic named Mara. His only wish is to make his wife Olga forget the past. Mara's magic works, but the second honeymoon soon turns into a living nightmare... Andrey gradually recognizes that he is dealing with a powerful evil that possesses his wife, and the price of the psychic's service is Olga’s life.

The Perfect Candidate (2020)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama
CountrySaudi Arabia, Germany
CharactersSingers
PlotWedding

A determined young Saudi doctor's surprise run for office in the local city elections sweeps up her family and community as they struggle to accept their town's first female candidate.

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.

Rocketman (2019)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.3)
Genredrama, musical, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Canada
Duration01:53
CharactersCelebrities, Musicians, Singers, Pianists
PlotOn real events, Music, Drug addict, Dancing
PlaceEngland, Night Clubs
StyleVivid

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.

Yesterday (2019)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:45
CharactersCelebrities, Musicians, Losers, Singers
PlotLove

Jack Malik is a struggling singer-songwriter in an English seaside town whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend, Ellie. After a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes up to discover that he's the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles.

Lords of Chaos (2019)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.5)
Genredrama, crime, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Sweden, Norway
Duration02:16
CharactersMusicians, Singers, Gay, Cats
PlotMusic, Sects
PlaceNorway

A teenager's quest to launch Norwegian Black Metal in Oslo in the 1990s results in a very violent outcome.

Madonna and the Breakfast Club (2019)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.6)
Genredocumentary, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersCelebrities, Musicians, Singers, Strong women
PlotOn real events, Music
StyleWomens in main roles, Good music

The documentary story of Madonna's struggling days in New York with her first band "Breakfast Club," leading up to her first solo record deal.

Yura The Musician (2019)
Mark
CharactersSingers, Friends
PlotCreation
PlaceRussia

A film about the legend of Russian rock, the founder and the undisputed leader of the group "DDT" Yuri Shevchuk. Work on the picture was more than 11 years, the crew traveled with "DDT" dozens of cities in several rounds. Backstage concerts and work on albums, rehearsals and performances in front of many thousands of halls .... The result of working with dozens of hours of the archive from the life of a musician and a band, as well as long conversations between Yuri Shevchuk and the author of the film and his thoughts about the past, present and future of Russia and the world .

Everybody's Everything (2019)
Markimdb: 7.1
CharactersSingers, Musicians
PlaceConcerts

The story of artist Lil Peep (Gustav Åhr) from his birth in Long Island and meteoric rise as a genre blending pop star & style icon, to his death due to an accidental opioid overdose in Arizona at just 21 years of age.

With Closed Windows (2019)
Mark
CharactersSingers, Family, Musicians

A biographical film about the popular rap artist Detsl, whose real name is Kirill Tolmatskiy. The rap artist passed away at the age of 35 in 2019.

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Marriage Story (2019)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersCats, Lawyers, Actors, Sisters, Singers
PlotDivorce
TimeHalloween

A stage director and an actress struggle through a grueling, coast-to-coast divorce that pushes them to their personal extremes.

Dumbo (2019)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrefantasy, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:10
CharactersElephants, Dogs, Horses, Disabled people, Snake, Monkeys, Singers
PlotDeath
PlaceCircus, Trains
StyleFor children, Atmospheric, Touching, Cute, Soulful, Disney

A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans a new venture, Dumbo and his friends discover dark secrets beneath its shiny veneer.

Cats (2019)
Markimdb: 2.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, musical
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersCats, Actors, Singers
PlotMusic, Dancing, Love

A tribe of cats called the Jellicles must decide yearly which one will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new Jellicle life.

The Dirt (2019)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7)
Genrecomedy, drama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:44
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.

The Lighthouse (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:37
CharactersMermaids, Singers
PlotTravel, Death, Dancing, Mystery
PlaceCanada, USA, Islands, Lighthouse
StyleTense, Gothic, Exciting

Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.

The Highwaymen (2019)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:41
CharactersPartners, Bartenders, Singers, FBI
PlotOn real events, Bank robbery, Political, Gambling

In 1934, Frank Hamer and Manny Gault, two former Texas Rangers, are commissioned to put an end to the wave of vicious crimes perpetrated by Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, a notorious duo of infamous robbers and cold-blooded killers who nevertheless are worshiped by the public.

Wild Rose (2019)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Canada
CharactersLawyers, Musicians, Friends, Single mothers, Tourists, Singers
PlotMoney, Dreams, Dancing, Depression, Computers
PlacePrison, Party, England, Hospitals, USA, Trains, Beach, Scotland

A young Scottish singer, Rose-Lynn Harlan, dreams of making it as a country artist in Nashville after being released from prison.

Standing Up for Sunny (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryAustralia
CharactersComedians, Sisters, Singers
PlotLove, Radio

An isolated guy with cerebral palsy is railroaded into helping an unassertive comedienne, and finds love and acceptance through stand-up comedy.

Harriet (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryChina, USA
CharactersDogs, Singers, Horses
PlotWeapon, Chase, Fear, Freedom, Slavery

The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.

Just Mercy (2019)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
CharactersLawyers, Singers, Photographers, Sheriffs, Judge
PlotWeapon, Investigation, Justice, Computers, On real events
PlacePrison

The powerful true story of Harvard-educated lawyer Bryan Stevenson, who goes to Alabama to defend the disenfranchised and wrongly condemned — including Walter McMillian, a man sentenced to death despite evidence proving his innocence. Bryan fights tirelessly for Walter with the system stacked against them.

Gully Boy (2019)
Markimdb: 8
CharactersSingers, Poor, Drivers
PlotLove, Success
PlaceParty, College, Ghetto

A coming-of-age story based on the lives of street rappers in Mumbai.

A Hidden Life (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Germany
CharactersSisters, Singers, Artists, Farmers, Priests
PlotDancing, Motorcycles, Love, Betrayal, Happiness, On real events
PlaceTrains, Prison, Court, Berlin, Mountains, Village

The story of an unsung hero, Franz Jägerstätter, who refused to fight for the Nazis in World War II. Based on real events.

Fisherman’s Friends (2019)
Markimdb: 7
CharactersSingers
PlotMusic, On real events

Ten fisherman from Cornwall are signed by Universal Records and achieve a top ten hit with their debut album of Sea Shanties. Based on the true-life story of Cornish folk band, Fisherman's Friends.

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.

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.

Whitney (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.3)
Genredocumentary, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:44
CharactersActors, Celebrities, Singers
PlotOn real events

Filmmaker Kevin Macdonald examines the life and career of singer Whitney Houston. Features never-before-seen archival footage, exclusive recordings, rare performances and interviews with the people who knew her best.

Blaze (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:14
CharactersMusicians, Singers, Jews, Guitarists
PlotMusic, Death
PlaceTrains

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

Vox Lux (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 5.9)
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersCelebrities, Singers, Family, Students, Musicians
PlotMusic, Rivalry, Dancing, Mental disorders
PlaceAircraft
TimeNew Year
StyleWomens in main roles, Exciting, Inspirational, Makes me think, Heavy, Tense

In 1999, teenage sisters Celeste and Eleanor survive a seismic, violent tragedy. The sisters compose and perform a song about their experience, making something lovely and cathartic out of a catastrophe - while also catapulting Celeste to stardom. By 2017, Celeste is a mother to a teenage daughter of her own and is struggling to navigate a career fraught with scandals when another act of terrifying violence demands her attention.

Shining Will Fall Down (2018)
Mark
Genremusic
CountryRussia, Israel
Duration01:01
CharactersSingers
PlaceRussia

The last concert of "Grazhdanskaya Oborona", held on February 9, 2008 in Yekaterinburg.

Windows to Europe With Sergei Shnurov (2018)
Mark
Genredocumentary
CountryUSA, Russia
Duration01:36
CharactersSingers
PlotCreation
PlaceRussia

Windows to Europe With Sergei Shnurov is a 2017 documentary film.

Creed II (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.1)
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
CharactersTrainers, Tough guys, Warriors, Singers
PlotBoxing, Sports, Snow
PlaceUkraine, Hotels, Deserts, Moscow
StyleInspirational, For men, Touching, Fascinating, Unexpected ending

Between personal obligations and training for his next big fight against an opponent with ties to his family's past, Adonis Creed is up against the challenge of his life.

Journey's End (2018)
Mark4.6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genredrama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:15
CharactersSnipers, Horses, Singers
PlotWar, Weapon, Death, Fear, Gambling
PlaceFrance

Set in a dugout in Aisne in 1918, a group of British officers, led by the mentally disintegrating young officer Stanhope, variously await their fate.

Chappaquiddick (2018)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, history
CountryUSA, Sweden
Duration02:21
CharactersLawyers, Orphans, Presidential, Fathers, Singers
PlotDancing, Investigation, Death, Political, Cars, On real events
PlaceUSA, Party, Islands, Hotels, Beach

Ted Kennedy's life and political career become derailed in the aftermath of a fatal car accident in 1969 that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne.

Life Itself (2018)
Mark6.4 (imdb: 6.8)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Spain
Duration02:28
CharactersDogs, Orphans, Singers, Terminally ill, Writers
PlotLove, Relationship, Fate, Dancing, Love triangle, Weapon, Jealousy
PlaceCollege
StyleRomantic, Soulful, Touching, For single girls

As a young New York couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)
Mark5 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, western, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
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.

Bodied (2018)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:17
CharactersSingers
PlotMusic
PlaceUSA

A progressive graduate student finds success and sparks outrage when his interest in battle rap as a thesis subject becomes a competitive obsession.

First Reformed (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Australia
Duration02:20
CharactersSingers
PlotDeath, Cancer, Depression, Political, Snow, Religious, Funeral
PlaceNew York

A pastor of a small church in upstate New York starts to spiral out of control after a soul-shaking encounter with an unstable environmental activist and his pregnant wife.

Andhadhun (2018)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrethriller, comedy, melodrama, crime
CountryIndia
Duration01:54
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.

Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018)
Mark2 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersScammers, Writers, Cats, Lesbians, Gay, Bartenders, Singers, Criminals, FBI
PlotMoney, Snow, Cheating, On real events
PlaceParty

When a bestselling celebrity biographer is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception.

The Nightingale (2018)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama
CountryAustralia, USA
CharactersHorses, Singers
PlaceAustralia, Beach

In 1825, Claire, a 21-year-old Irish convict, chases a British soldier through the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, bent on revenge for a terrible act of violence he committed against her family. She enlists the services of an Aboriginal tracker who is also marked by trauma from his own violence-filled past.

Teen Spirit (2018)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersHorses, Musicians, Singers
PlotContests, Music
PlaceHotels
StyleExciting, Light, Fascinating

A shy teenager living on the Isle of Wight dreams of pop stardom. With the help of an unlikely mentor, she enters a singing competition that will test her integrity, talent, and ambition.

Her Smell (2018)
Markimdb: 6
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA, Greece
Duration01:38
CharactersMusicians, Rockers, Singers

A self-destructive punk rocker struggles with sobriety while trying to recapture the creative inspiration that led her band to success.

Here and Now (2018)
Mark2 (imdb: 4.4)
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersTerminally ill, Family, Singers
PlotLoneliness
StylePhilosophical, Womens in main roles, Heavy, Disturbing, Makes me think

A singer in New York gets a grim diagnosis that puts her life and dreams into perspective.

Leave No Trace (2018)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.2)
Genredrama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:34
CharactersHermits, Family, Veterans, Dogs, Horses, Photographers, Singers
PlotSurvival, Dancing, Hunger, Snow, Money, Computers, Religious, Chess
PlaceTrains, Nature

A father and daughter live a perfect but mysterious existence in Forest Park, a beautiful nature reserve near Portland, Oregon, rarely making contact with the world. But when a small mistake tips them off to authorities, they are sent on an increasingly erratic journey in search of a place to call their own.

Juliet, Naked (2018)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:34
CharactersMusicians, Lesbians, Sisters, Teachers, Girlfriends, Hermits, Singers
PlotLove, Dancing, Obsession, Love triangle, Music
PlaceAircraft, Trains, England, Beach
StyleLight

Annie is stuck in a long-term relationship with Duncan – an obsessive fan of obscure rocker Tucker Crowe. When the acoustic demo of Tucker's hit record from 25 years ago surfaces, its discovery leads to a life-changing encounter with the elusive rocker himself.

Under the Silver Lake (2018)
Mark1 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective, film noir
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersDogs, Celebrities, Billionaires, Cannibals, Singers
PlotMystery, Conspiracies, Missing people, Seduction, Sects, Dancing, Obsession, Weapon, Computers
PlaceParty

Young and disenchanted Sam meets a mysterious and beautiful woman who's swimming in his building's pool one night. When she suddenly vanishes the next morning, Sam embarks on a surreal quest across Los Angeles to decode the secret behind her disappearance, leading him into the murkiest depths of mystery, scandal and conspiracy.

The Miracle Season (2018)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.5)
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:28
CharactersTeens, Trainers, Dogs, Sisters, Singers
PlotVolleyball, Sports, Dancing, Snow, Computers, Funeral, Happiness, On real events
PlaceParty
StyleInspirational, For girls, Touching, Heavy, Fascinating, Makes me think

After the tragic death of star volleyball player Caroline "Line" Found, a team of dispirited high school girls must band together under the guidance of their tough-love coach in hopes of winning the state championship!

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