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List of the best movies like Metal Lords (2022): Mozart in the Jungle, The Dirt, School of Rock, Sing Street, Drumline: A New Beat, Singles, Linda Linda Linda, The Runaways, That Thing You Do!, Inside Llewyn Davis.

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Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUSA
CharactersTeachers, Strong women, Musicians, Musicians
PlotMusic, Rivalry
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Fancy

In the tradition of Anthony Bourdain's "Kitchen Confidential" and Gelsey Kirkland's "Dancing on my Grave" comes an insider’s look into the secret world of classical musicians. From her debut recital at Carnegie Recital Hall to the Broadway pits of "Les Miserables" and "Miss Saigon," Blair Tindall has played with some of the biggest names in classical music for twenty-five years. Now in "Mozart in the Jungle," Tindall exposes the scandalous rock and roll lifestyles of the musicians, conductors, and administrators who inhabit the insular world of classical music.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:44
CharactersMusicians, Businessmen, Rockers, Guitarists, Celebrities
PlotOn real events, Passion, Music group
PlaceParty, Los Angeles
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, By books

The story of Mötley Crüe and their rise from the Sunset Strip club scene of the early 1980s to superstardom.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, music
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:48
CharactersTeachers, Childrens, Musicians, Students, Pupils
PlotMusic, Cheating, Uprising, Contests, Music group
PlaceSchool, New York
StyleInspirational

Fired from his band and hard up for cash, guitarist and vocalist Dewey Finn finagles his way into a job as a fifth-grade substitute teacher at a private school, where he secretly begins teaching his students the finer points of rock 'n' roll. The school's hard-nosed principal is rightly suspicious of Finn's activities. But Finn's roommate remains in the dark about what he's doing.

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: 5.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
PlotMusic, Hip Hop, Rivalry, Music group
StyleExciting

A girl from New York attends a college in Atlanta to join their once-famous marching band.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
CharactersMusicians, Friends
PlotMusic, Friendship, Loneliness, Music group
PlaceParty
StyleCute, Smart, Touching

Romantic comedy about six of Seattle's young people, most of whom live in the same apartment building and whose lives revolve around the city's ever-expanding music scene. The interrelated stories about each character's progress through the singles scene are intriguing and often very funny, and the soundtrack is a grunge fanatic's dream, with the likes of Soundgarden, Pearl Jam and Mudhoney.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryJapan
CharactersTeens, Punks, Friends
PlotMusic, Music group
PlaceSchool, Japan
StyleTo cry, Touching

Only three days before their high school festival, guitarist Kei, drummer Kyoko, and bassist Nozomi are forced to recruit a new lead vocalist for their band. They choose Korean exchange student Son, though her comprehension of Japanese is a bit rough! It’s a race against time as the group struggles to learn three tunes for the festival’s rock concert—including a classic '80s punk-pop song by the Japanese group The Blue Hearts called “Linda Linda”...

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Musicians, Guitarists, Managers
PlotMusic, Uprising, Music group
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Serious

Joan Jett and Cherie Currie, two rebellious teenagers from Southern California, become the frontwomen for the Runaways -- the now-legendary group that paved the way for future generations of female rockers. Under the Svengalilike influence of impresario Kim Fowley, the band becomes a huge success.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersDrummers, Musicians, Friends, Managers, Singers
PlotMusic, Friendship, Radio, Music group
StyleLight, To cry, Soulful, Touching

A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.

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: 7.9
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryFrance, Luxembourg, Germany
Duration01:35
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Musicians, Friends, Orphans
PlotMusic, Friendship, Intrigue, Parenting
PlaceSchool, France, Boarding school
TimeFuture
StyleTo cry, Touching

Set in 1940's France, a new teacher at a school for disruptive boys gives hope and inspiration.

Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
Duration02:16
CharactersMusicians, Pianists, Actors
PlotLove, Dancing, Passion, Music, Money
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry, For girls, Touching, Sad ones, Good music

Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:12
CharactersMusicians, Friends, Rockers
PlotRelationship

An insider's look at the reckless, romantic, funny, and often poignant lives of a committed group of "roadies," who live for music and the de facto family they've formed along the way.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersMusicians, Friends
PlotRelationship, Music, Breakup
PlaceMetro, USA, New York
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Soulful, Touching

A long lost music producer finds a singer-songwriter right about the moment he has given up all hope on life.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotMusic, Friendship, Music group
PlaceEngland
StyleFascinating, Touching, Serious

Teenage musicians travel to England's Spike Island in the hope of attending an outdoor performance by their favorite band, the Stone Roses.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:43
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Strong women, Musicians, Orphans
PlotMusic
PlaceSchool, Texas, USA, Small cities, Boarding school
StyleTo cry, Touching, Serious

Stet, a troubled and angry 11-year-old orphan from a small Texas town, ends up at a Boy Choir school back East after the death of his single mom. Completely out of his element, he finds himself in a battle of wills with a demanding Choir Master who recognizes a unique talent in this young boy as he pushes him to discover his creative heart and soul in music.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:03
CharactersMusicians, Girlfriends
PlotMusic, Funeral
StyleTo cry, Smart

When record store owner Rob Gordon gets dumped by his girlfriend, Laura, because he hasn't changed since they met, he revisits his top five breakups of all time in an attempt to figure out what went wrong. As Rob seeks out his former lovers to find out why they left, he keeps up his efforts to win Laura back.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
PlotMusic, Rivalry, Music group
PlaceUSA, Small cities

G.G. Sparrow faces off with her choir's newly appointed director, Vi Rose Hill, over the group's direction as they head into a national competition.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama, music, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersMusicians, Hippies, Actors, Singers
PlotOn real events, Music, Obsession, Love triangle
PlaceSmall cities
StyleTo cry, Fancy

The story of Elliot Tiber and his family, who inadvertently played a pivotal role in making the famed Woodstock Music and Arts Festival into the happening that it was. When Elliot hears that a neighboring town has pulled the permit on a hippie music festival, he calls the producers thinking he could drum up some much-needed business for his parents' run-down motel. Three weeks later, half a million people are on their way to his neighbor’s farm in White Lake, New York, and Elliot finds himself swept up in a generation-defining experience that would change his life–and American culture–forever.

Markimdb: 4.5
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
CharactersTeens, Losers
PlotDancing, Music, Hip Hop

High schooler Jason has found his dream girl—the gorgeous Anastacia. There’s just one problem: she doesn’t know he exists. If he can win a spot on the school’s hottest dance crew, Jason might have a shot. But before he does, he’ll have to overcome his battle-ax of a mother, survive Anastacia’s gangsta brother, and pass the crew’s initiation—in this fresh, sexy, and outrageously funny comedy.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
CharactersTeens, Losers
PlotDancing, Music, Hip Hop, Uprising
PlaceSmall cities
StyleSoulful, Serious

Ren MacCormack is transplanted from Boston to the small southern town of Bomont where loud music and dancing are prohibited. Not one to bow to the status quo, Ren challenges the ban, revitalizing the town and falling in love with the minister’s troubled daughter Ariel in the process.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersMusicians, Writers, Friends
PlotMusic, Loneliness, Fear
PlaceUSA
StyleLight, To cry, Soulful, Fascinating

A couple who can't stop fighting embark on a last-ditch effort to save their marriage: turning their fights into songs and starting a band.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, musical, family, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Family, Friends, Partners
PlotSoccer, Friendship, Music group
StyleLight

The story follows five disparate high school students - Olivia, Mo, Charlie, Stella, and Wen who meet in detention. They realize they are destined to rock, and ultimately form a band that becomes a champion for students sidelined by the high school elite.

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: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersTeens
PlotMusic, Friendship
PlaceNew York
StyleExciting

Nick cannot stop obsessing over his ex-girlfriend, Tris, until Tris' friend Norah suddenly shows interest in him at a club. Thus beings an odd night filled with ups and downs as the two keep running into Tris and her new boyfriend while searching for Norah's drunken friend, Caroline, with help from Nick's band mates. As the night winds down, the two have to figure out what they want from each other.

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: 4.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:27
CharactersTeachers, Musicians
PlotTravel, Cars, Music, Money, Friendship
PlaceParty, Casino, Small cities
StyleTo cry, Fancy, Touching

A washed up Vegas lounge singer, Jack Satin (Hamilton von Watts), has no money, no job, and delusional aspirations of fame. When Jack is forced to leave Vegas, he packs up his old Cadillac and hits the road for Atlantic City. But his car dies in the desert and Jack is left stranded in the small town of Lost Springs. There, Jack meets jazz legend turned mechanic, Doc Bishop (Robert Guillaume), who helps him with his car trouble. Although Jack is far from the stage, he begins to find himself feeling at home in the small town. When he meets local bar owner, Lauren Wells (Melissa Joan Hart), Jack starts to see there is more to life than chasing fame and fortune. Doc encourages Jack to explore his true love of music, while Lauren provides the audience he has always wanted. But as Jack realizes this town has more to offer him than the bright lights of the big city, his Vegas past catches up with him -- what unfolds is comedy at the crossroads of life.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersLesbians, Musicians, Family
PlotMusic
PlaceCollege
StyleLight, Soulful, Touching

In the hip Brooklyn neighborhood of Red Hook, single dad and record store owner Frank is preparing to send his hard-working daughter Sam off to college while being forced to close his vintage shop. Hoping to stay connected through their shared musical passions, Frank urges Sam to turn their weekly jam sessions into a father-daughter live act. After their first song becomes an internet breakout, the two embark on a journey of love, growing up and musical discovery.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:03
CharactersFriends, Losers
PlotMusic, Friendship, Rivalry, Music group
PlaceSmall cities
StyleLight

Darrin Hill, a slick-talking but down-on- his-luck NYC advertising exec, returns to his hometown in Georgia to claim the inheritance his aunt left him. But before Darrin can collect the money, he must fulfill his aunt's final wish -- to create a local choir.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUSA
CharactersMusicians, Family, Fathers, Sisters, Singers
PlotMusic
PlaceMansions, USA, New York
StyleLight, Soulful, Fascinating

Beautiful aspiring rock star Jude is stuck in a rut - relegated to recording commercial jingles and lost in a series of one night stands. When she is evicted from her Brooklyn apartment, she is forced to move into the Hamptons home of her wealthy - and selfish - father Paul Lombard, an over-the-hill, Sinatra-esque crooner angling for a musical comeback.





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