Movies about singing

Movies about singing
List of the best films about singing according to the audience: Sing Street, Dope, Ray, The Highwaymen, The High Note, Crossroads, Breakfast at Tiffany's, Allegro, Rocketman, Walk the Line.

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

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Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom
Duration02:36
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Musicians, Family, Pupils
PlotLove, Dancing, Relationship, Music, Motorcycles
PlaceSchool, Trains, England, Ireland, Metro
StyleTouching, Serious

A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:31
CharactersTeens, Gangsters, Musicians, Friends
PlotMusic, Friendship, Hip Hop, Dreams
PlaceSchool, USA, Los Angeles
StyleTo cry, Smart, Tense

Malcolm is carefully surviving life in a tough neighborhood in Los Angeles while juggling college applications, academic interviews, and the SAT. A chance invitation to an underground party leads him into an adventure that could allow him to go from being a geek, to being dope, to ultimately being himself.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersGeniuses, Musicians, Disabled people, Businessmen, Blind
PlotMusic
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating

Born on a sharecropping plantation in Northern Florida, Ray Charles went blind at seven. Inspired by a fiercely independent mom who insisted he make his own way, He found his calling and his gift behind a piano keyboard. Touring across the Southern musical circuit, the soulful singer gained a reputation and then exploded with worldwide fame when he pioneered couping gospel and country together.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:41
CharactersGangsters, Special agents, FBI, Partners, Bartenders
PlotOn real events, Bank robbery, Gambling, Skirmishes, Political
PlaceTexas, USA
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
PlotMusic

Set in the dazzling world of the LA music scene comes the story of Grace Davis, a superstar whose talent, and ego, have reached unbelievable heights. Maggie is Grace’s overworked personal assistant who’s stuck running errands, but still aspires to her childhood dream of becoming a music producer. When Grace’s manager presents her with a choice that could alter the course of her career, Maggie and Grace come up with a plan that could change their lives forever.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, detective, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersMusicians, Friends, Old man
PlotAdventure, Travel, Music, Supernatural, Fate
PlaceNew York
StyleLight, To cry, Inspirational, Fascinating, Serious

Cult classic starring Ralph Macchio as a want-to-be blues guitar virtuoso who seeks a long-lost song by legendary musician Robert Johnson.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersRich guys and poor girls, Millionaires, Cats
PlotLove, Love triangle
PlaceNew York
StyleRomantic, To cry, Touching

Fortune hunter Holly Golightly finds herself captivated by aspiring writer Paul Varjak, who's moved into her building on a wealthy woman's dime. As romance blooms between Paul and Holly, Doc Golightly shows up on the scene, revealing Holly's past.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountryDenmark
Duration01:28
CharactersMusicians
PlotPursuit, Lost memory
PlaceUSA
StyleRomantic, Atmospheric

Famous pianist Zetterström returns home to his native Denmark, to give a concert, just to find out that the choices he has made in his life have affected his love life greatly.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, musical, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Canada
Duration01:53
CharactersMusicians, Pianists, Celebrities, Singers
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Music, Drug addict
PlaceEngland, Night Clubs, Los Angeles
StyleInspirational, Vivid

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.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:16
CharactersMusicians, Guitarists, Artists, Singers
PlotLove, On real events, Music, Death, Divorce
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Touching

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.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France
Duration01:44
CharactersMusicians
PlotMusic, Loneliness
StyleBeautiful, Atmospheric, Gloomy

In Greenwich Village in the early 1960s, gifted but volatile folk musician Llewyn Davis struggles with money, relationships, and his uncertain future following the suicide of his singing partner.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:43
CharactersTeachers, Jews, Photographers, Partners, Parents
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Weapon, Baseball, Political
PlaceSchool, Court
StylePsychological problems, Soulful, Heavy, Tense, Makes me think

Centers on the unlikely relationship between Ann Atwater, an outspoken civil rights activist, and C.P. Ellis, a local Ku Klux Klan leader who reluctantly co-chaired a community summit, battling over the desegregation of schools in Durham, North Carolina during the racially-charged summer of 1971. The incredible events that unfolded would change Durham and the lives of Atwater and Ellis forever.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, music
CountryFinland, Norway, Belgium
Duration01:31
CharactersMusicians, Rockers
PlotTravel, Music, Border
PlaceNorway

Turo is stuck in a small village and the best thing in his life is being the lead vocalist for the amateur metal band Impaled Rektum. He and his bandmates have practiced for 12 years without playing a single gig. The guys get a surprise visitor from Norway -- the promoter for a huge heavy metal music festival -- and decide it's now or never. They steal a van, a corpse, and even a new drummer to make their dreams a reality.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA, South Korea
Duration01:49
CharactersMusicians, Child Prodigies, Orphans, Singers
PlotDancing, Travel, Music, Chase, Adoption
PlaceNew York
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Touching, Sad ones

A drama with fairy tale elements, where an orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:52
CharactersLifeguards, Friends
PlotAnorexia, Music, Friendship, Mental disorders, Depression
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, Scotland
StyleTo cry, Atmospheric, Touching, Serious

Eve is a catastrophe—low on self-esteem but high on fantasy, especially when it comes to music. Over the course of one Glasgow summer, she meets two similarly rootless souls: posh Cass and fastidious James, and together they form a group.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryUSA
CharactersMusicians, Writers, Hermits
PlotOn real events, Fight, Music, Pursuit, Weapon
PlaceParty, USA, Night Clubs, New York
StyleAction, Fascinating, Touching

An exploration of the life and music of Miles Davis.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, music
CountryFrance, Austria, Germany
Duration02:11
CharactersTeachers, Musicians, Pianists
PlotMusic, Mental disorders, Love with age difference, Seduction
StylePsychological problems, Explicit scenes, Serious

Erika Kohut, a sexually repressed piano teacher living with her domineering mother, meets a young man who starts romantically pursuing her.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:03
CharactersVampire, Serial killers, Musicians, Journalists, Stewardesses
PlotOn real events, Music, Supernatural, Curses
StyleTo cry, Fascinating

In 1973, 15-year-old William Miller's unabashed love of music and aspiration to become a rock journalist lands him an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine to interview and tour with the up-and-coming band Stillwater – fronted by lead guitar Russell Hammond and lead singer Jeff Bebe William.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, music
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:49
CharactersTeens, Musicians, Friends
PlotMusic, Rivalry

The true story of Neil and Ivan McCormick, two Irish brothers who attempt to become rock stars but can only look on as their high school friends U2 become the biggest band in the world.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:09
CharactersGay, Musicians, Girlfriends, Guitarists, Celebrities
PlotOn real events, Passion, Music, Music group
PlaceEngland, London, Concerts
StyleInspirational, Oscars, Heavy, Touching, Best soundtracks

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.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration01:03
CharactersMusicians, Actors, Singers, Stars
PlaceEngland, London, Concerts
StyleSad ones

Winter 1968 and showbiz legend Judy Garland arrives in Swinging London to perform a five-week sold-out run at The Talk of the Town. It is 30 years since she shot to global stardom in The Wizard of Oz, but if her voice has weakened, its dramatic intensity has only grown. As she prepares for the show, battles with management, charms musicians and reminisces with friends and adoring fans, her wit and warmth shine through. Even her dreams of love seem undimmed as she embarks on a whirlwind romance with Mickey Deans, her soon-to-be fifth husband.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, military, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:47
CharactersMusicians, Singers
PlotWar, Cars, Relationship, Music, Jealousy
PlaceVillage, Afghanistan, Deserts, Hotels, USA

A washed-up music producer finds one last shot at redemption with a golden-voiced young girl in Afghanistan. However, when jealousy gets the better of a disgruntled ex-boyfriend, he decides to oppose the young star with talent of his own.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Germany
Duration02:09
CharactersLesbians, Musicians, Hippies, Friends
PlotMusic, Friendship, Radio, Uprising
PlaceShips, Ocean
StyleLight, To cry, Fancy

The Boat that Rocked is an ensemble comedy, where the romance is between the young people of the 60s, and pop music. It's about a band of DJs that captivate Britain, playing the music that defines a generation and standing up to a government that wanted control of popular culture via the British Broadcasting Corporation. Loosely based on the events in Britain in the 60's when the Labour government of Harold Wilson, wanted to bring the pirate stations under control, enough to see the passage of the Marine Broadcasting Offences Act on 15 August 1967

Markimdb: 8.8
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:13
CharactersMusicians, Artists, Singers
PlotObsession
PlaceFrance
Time19th century
StyleRomantic, Atmospheric, Tense, Gloomy, Serious

A disfigured musical genius, hidden away in the Paris Opera House, terrorises the opera company for the unwitting benefit of a young protégée whom he trains and loves. The 25th anniversary of the first public performance of Phantom of the Opera was celebrated with a grand performance at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, crime, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersGangsters, Musicians
PlotRelationship, Music, Love triangle, Chase, Cheating
StyleRomantic, Light, Fascinating, Black and White

Two musicians witness a mob hit and struggle to find a way out of the city before they are found by the gangsters. Their only opportunity is to join an all-girl band as they leave on a tour. To make their getaway they must first disguise themselves as women, then keep their identities secret and deal with the problems this brings - such as an attractive bandmate and a very determined suitor.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, music, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersGangsters, Musicians, Rappers, Friends, Terminally ill
PlotOn real events, Travel, Music, Art, Hip Hop
PlaceGhetto, USA, Night Clubs, Los Angeles
StyleFascinating, Serious

In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful weapon they had: their music. Taking us back to where it all began, Straight Outta Compton tells the true story of how these cultural rebels—armed only with their lyrics, swagger, bravado and raw talent—stood up to the authorities that meant to keep them down and formed the world’s most dangerous group, N.W.A. And as they spoke the truth that no one had before and exposed life in the hood, their voice ignited a social revolution that is still reverberating today.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:14
CharactersMusicians, Jews, Guitarists, Singers
PlotOn real events, Music, Motorcycles, Friendship, Death
PlaceTrains, Hospitals, Cemetery, USA
StylePsychological problems, Fascinating

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

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, music
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:12
CharactersWolves, Musicians, Friends, Celebrities, Turtles
PlotSurvival, Music, Chase, Hip Hop, Dreams
PlaceUSA
StyleSmart

When his new album fails to sell records, pop/rap superstar Conner4real goes into a major tailspin and watches his celebrity high life begin to collapse. He'll try anything to bounce back, anything except reuniting with his old rap group The Style Boyz.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:03
CharactersAngels, Womanizers, Surgeons, Artists
PlotOn real events, Music, Divorce
PlaceNew York
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Touching

Joe Gideon is at the top of the heap, one of the most successful directors and choreographers in musical theater. But he can feel his world slowly collapsing around him - his obsession with work has almost destroyed his personal life, and only his bottles of pills keep him going.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA, Belgium
CharactersDrummers, Musicians
PlotMusic, Loneliness, Art
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot

Metal drummer Ruben begins to lose his hearing. When a doctor tells him his condition will worsen, he thinks his career and life is over. His girlfriend Lou checks the former addict into a rehab for the deaf hoping it will prevent a relapse and help him adapt to his new life. After being welcomed and accepted just as he is, Ruben must choose between his new normal and the life he once knew.





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