10 best movies like Rocketman (2019)

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Rocketman 2019
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.

List of the best movies like Rocketman (2019): Bohemian Rhapsody, Burlesque, Wild Rose, Sing Street, England Is Mine, The Greatest Showman, Born to Be Blue, Juliet, Naked, Immortal Beloved, Jimi: All Is by My Side.

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Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:09

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.

Burlesque (2010)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:59

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

Wild Rose (2019)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Canada

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

Sing Street (2016)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom
Duration02:36

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.

England Is Mine (2017)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:08

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.

The Greatest Showman (2017)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, musical, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:25

The story of American showman P.T. Barnum, founder of the circus that became the famous traveling Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.

Born to Be Blue (2015)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryCanada, United Kingdom

Jazz legend Chet Baker finds love and redemption when he stars in a movie about his own troubled life to mount a comeback.

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.

Immortal Beloved (1994)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:01

The life and death of the legendary Ludwig van Beethoven. Beside all the work he is known for, the composer once wrote a famous love letter to a nameless beloved and the movie tries to find out who this beloved was. Not easy as Beethoven has had many women in his life.

Jimi: All Is by My Side (2013)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, USA
Duration01:56

A drama based on Jimi Hendrix's life as he left New York City for London, where his career took off.

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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.

The Dirt (2019)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:44

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

The Soloist (2009)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration01:57

A Los Angeles journalist befriends a homeless Juilliard-trained musician, while looking for a new article for the paper.

A United Kingdom (2016)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryCzech Republic, United Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:31

The inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments. Seretse and Ruth defied family, Apartheid and empire - their love triumphed over every obstacle flung in their path and in so doing they transformed their nation and inspired the world.

Stan & Ollie (2018)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA
Duration01:37

With their golden era long behind them, comedy duo Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy embark on a variety hall tour of Britain and Ireland. Despite the pressures of a hectic schedule, and with the support of their wives Lucille and Ida – a formidable double act in their own right – the pair's love of performing, as well as for each other, endures as they secure their place in the hearts of their adoring public

The Idol (2016)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama, music, biography
CountryPalestine, United Kingdom, Qatar, Netherlands, Egypt, United Arab Emirates

Mohammed Assaf, an aspiring musician living in Gaza, sets a seemingly impossible goal: to compete on the program "Arab Idol."

Desert Dancer (2014)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:44

Inspirational true story of Iranian dancer Afshin Ghaffarian, who risked his life for his dream to become a dancer despite a nationwide dancing ban.

Get on Up (2014)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:19

A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.

We're So Young (2013)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryBrazil

The life of Renato Russo, from his first involvement with music, to his years in the punk rock band Aborto Alétrico, to the formation of Legião Urbana, in the Brasília rock scene of 1970s and 1980s.

The Glenn Miller Story (1953)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:55

A vibrant tribute to one of America's legendary bandleaders, charting Glenn Miller's rise from obscurity and poverty to fame and wealth in the early 1940s.

Straight Outta Compton (2015)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, music, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

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.

Leto (2018)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryRussia
Duration02:20

Leningrad, one summer in the early eighties. Smuggling LP’s by Lou Reed and David Bowie, the underground rock scene is boiling ahead of the Perestroika. Mike and his beautiful wife Natasha meet with young Viktor Tsoï. Together with friends, they will change the destiny of rock’n’roll in the Soviet Union.

Blaze (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:14

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

Lords of Chaos (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, crime, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Sweden, Norway
Duration02:16

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

Roxanne, Roxanne (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUSA

The most feared battle emcee in early-'80s NYC was a fierce teenager from the Queensbridge projects with the weight of the world on her shoulders. At age 14, hustling the streets to provide for her family, Roxanne Shanté was well on her way to becoming a hip-hop legend.

La La Land (2016)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
Duration02:16

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.

Respect (2021)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryCanada, USA

The rise of Aretha Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom.

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.

Behind the Candelabra (2013)
Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:58

Based on the autobiographical novel, the tempestuous 6-year relationship between Liberace and his (much younger) lover, Scott Thorson, is recounted.

Yesterday (2019)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:45

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.




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