Movies about singers and singers

Movies about singers and singers
List of the best movies about singers and singers selected by visitors to our site: 8 Mile, Billie Eilish: The World's a Little Blurry, The United States vs. Billie Holiday, Resort to Love, Juliet, Naked, The Hero, Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off the Wall, I Can Only Imagine, Madonna and the Breakfast Club, Indignation.

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

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8 Mile (2002)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

The setting is Detroit in 1995. The city is divided by 8 Mile, a road that splits the town in half along racial lines. A young white rapper, Jimmy "B-Rabbit" Smith Jr. summons strength within himself to cross over these arbitrary boundaries to fulfill his dream of success in hip hop. With his pal Future and the three one third in place, all he has to do is not choke.

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

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.

The United States vs. Billie Holiday (2021)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUSA

Billie Holiday spent much of her career being adored by fans. In the 1940's, the government targeted Holiday in a growing effort to racialize the war on drugs, ultimately aiming to stop her from singing her controversial ballad, "Strange Fruit."

Resort to Love (2021)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA

Aspiring pop star Erica ends up as the entertainment at her ex-fiancé’s wedding after reluctantly taking a gig at a luxurious island resort while in the wake of a music career meltdown.

Juliet, Naked (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:34

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.

The Hero (2017)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:28

Lee, a former Western film icon, is living a comfortable existence lending his golden voice to advertisements and smoking weed. After receiving a lifetime achievement award and unexpected news, Lee reexamines his past, while a chance meeting with a sardonic comic has him looking to the future.

Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off the Wall (2016)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredocumentary, music
CountryUSA
Duration00:28

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

I Can Only Imagine (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:22

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.

Madonna and the Breakfast Club (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredocumentary, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

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.

Indignation (2016)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, China, Brazil, Germany
Duration02:23

In 1951, Marcus Messner, a working-class Jewish student from New Jersey, attends a small Ohio college, where he struggles with anti-Semitism, sexual repression, and the ongoing Korean War.

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A Quiet Passion (2016)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Belgium, USA, Canada

The story of American poet Emily Dickinson from her early days as a young schoolgirl to her later years as a reclusive, unrecognized artist.

A Song for Christmas (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA

Pop superstar Adelaide Kay is so fed up with her controlling manager that she sneaks off the tour bus after their latest squabble. Though exhilarated to be free, she finds herself stranded in the freezing cold of a Pennsylvania winter, with no money and no plan. A local family, the Lapps, take her in. They know the true meaning of the season, even if they’re close to losing their dairy farm. No one in the family recognizes Adelaide except Dillon, the oldest son. He figures she’s the ticket to fast cash and plots to snap photos of Adelaide around the farm and sell them to the tabs. What he doesn’t plan, however, is their mutual attraction.

I Saw the Light (2016)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:11

Singer and songwriter Hank Williams rises to fame in the 1940s, but alcohol abuse and infidelity take a toll on his career and marriage to fellow musician Audrey Mae Williams.

First Reformed (2018)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Australia
Duration02:20

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.

The Highwaymen (2019)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:41

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.

Swiss Army Man (2016)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Sweden
Duration01:55

Alone on a tiny deserted island, Hank has given up all hope of ever making it home again. But one day everything changes when a dead body washes ashore, and he soon realizes it may be his last opportunity to escape certain death. Armed with his new “friend” and an unusual bag of tricks, the duo go on an epic adventure to bring Hank back to the woman of his dreams.

Beach Rats (2017)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:58

An aimless teenager on the outer edges of Brooklyn struggles to escape his bleak home life and navigate questions of self-identity, as he balances his time between his delinquent friends, a potential new girlfriend, and older men he meets online.

Here and Now (2018)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

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

The Ciambra (2017)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, crime
CountryItaly, Brazil, Germany, France, Sweden, USA

Pio Amato, a 14 year-old member of a small Romani community in southern Italian town of Gioia Tauro in Calabria, is in a hurry to grow up. Pio follows his older brother Cosimo everywhere and from him he learns how to hustle and how to navigate the streets of his hometown. One night Pio sets out to prove to his brother that he is as good or better than him but, when things go wrong, a series of events will forever change the way he sees the world.

Cobain: Montage of Heck (2015)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredocumentary, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:00

The authorized documentary on late Guitar/lead singer Kurt Cobain from his early days in Aberdeen Washington to his success and downfall with Grunge band Nirvana.

Country Strong (2010)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

Soon after the rising young singer-songwriter Beau Williams gets involved with a fallen, emotionally unstable country star Kelly Canter, the pair embark on a career resurrection tour helmed by her husband/manager James and featuring a beauty queen-turned-singer Chiles Stanton. Between concerts, romantic entanglements and old demons threaten to derail them all.

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

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

How to Be a Latin Lover (2017)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA, Mexico
Duration02:09

An aging Latin lover gets dumped by his sugar mama and must fend for himself in a harsh world.

Cats (2019)
Markimdb: 2.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, musical
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Canada, Australia, Japan

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 Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, western, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:09

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.

What Maisie Knew (2013)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:39

Based on the Henry James novella, the story frames on 7-year-old Maisie, caught in a custody battle between her mother – a rock and roll icon – and her father. What Maisie Knew is an evocative portrayal of the chaos of adult life seen entirely from a child’s point of view.

Patti Cake$ (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:00

Straight out of Jersey comes Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a. Killa P, a.k.a. Patti Cake$, an aspiring rapper fighting through a world of strip malls and strip clubs on an unlikely quest for glory.

A Ghost Story (2017)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:17

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.

Marriage Story (2019)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

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

Here Today (2021)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA

Veteran comedy writer Charlie Berns, who is slowly but surely losing his grip on reality, befriends a talented young New York street singer Emma Payge. Together, they form an unlikely yet hilarious and touching friendship that kicks the generation gap aside and redefines the meaning of love and trust.




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