Genre: Music ( 11799 )

Get on Up (2014)

Biography, Drama, Music

A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.
Director: Tate Taylor
Stars: Chadwick Boseman, David Andrew Nash, Nelsan Ellis, Viola Davis, ...

Grand Piano (2013)

Music, Mystery, Thriller

A pianist with stage fright endures a performance under enemy eyes, who will shoot if a wrong note is played.
Director: Eugenio Mira
Stars: Elijah Wood, John Cusack, Kerry Bishé, Tamsin Egerton, ...

Mistaken for Strangers (2013)

Documentary, Comedy, Music

Tom Berninger chronicles his time spent on the road as a member of the tour crew for The National, the rock & roll band fronted by his brother, Matt.
Director: Tom Berninger
Stars: Matt Berninger, Aaron Dessner, Bryce Dessner, Bryan Devendorf, ...

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

Drama, Music

Follow a week in the life of a young folk singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. Guitar in tow, huddled against the unforgiving New York winter, he is struggling to make it as a musician against seemingly insurmountable obstacles -- some of them of his own making.
Director: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Stars: Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, Justin Timberlake, Ethan Phillips, ...

Justin Bieber's Believe (2013)

Documentary, Music

A backstage and on-stage look at Justin Bieber during his rise to super stardom.
Director: Jon M. Chu
Stars: Justin Bieber, Scooter Braun, Ryan Good, Usher Raymond, ...

The Broken Circle Breakdown (2012)

Drama, Music, Romance

Elise and Didier fall in love at first sight. She has her own tattoo shop and he plays the banjo in a bluegrass band. They bond over their shared enthusiasm for American music and culture, and dive headfirst into a sweeping romance that plays out on and off stage - but when an unexpected tragedy hits their new family, everything they know and love is tested. An intensely moving portrait of a relationship from beginning to end, propelled by a soundtrack of foot-stomping bluegrass, The Broken Circle Breakdown is a romantic melodrama of the highest order.
Director: Felix van Groeningen
Stars: Johan Heldenbergh, Veerle Baetens, Nell Cattrysse, Geert Van Rampelberg, ...

Black Nativity (2013)

Drama, Family, Music

In a contemporary adaptation of Langston Hughes' celebrated play, the holiday musical drama BLACK NATIVITY follows Langston (Jacob Latimore), a street-wise teen from Baltimore raised by a single mother, as he journeys to New York City to spend the Christmas holiday with his estranged relatives Reverend Cornell and Aretha Cobbs (Forest Whitaker and Angela Bassett). Unwilling to live by the imposing Reverend Cobbs' rules, a frustrated Langston is determined to return home to his mother, Naima (Jennifer Hudson). Langston embarks on a surprising and inspirational journey and along with his new friends, and a little divine intervention, he discovers the true meaning of faith, healing, and family.
Director: Kasi Lemmons
Stars: Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, Jennifer Hudson, Tyrese Gibson, ...

The Punk Singer (2013)

Documentary, Biography, Music

A look at the life of activist, musician, and cultural icon Kathleen Hanna, who formed the punk band Bikini Kill and pioneered the "riot grrrl" movement of the 1990s.
Director: Sini Anderson
Stars: Carrie Brownstein, Joan Jett, Adam Horovitz, Tavi Gevinson, ...

Grace Unplugged (2013)

Drama, Music

Grace Unplugged is an Inspirational movie starring Amanda "AJ" Michalka as 18 year old Christian singer/songwriter, Grace Rose Trey. Beautiful, highly talented and restless, Grace is so far undiscovered outside church. She performs there each Sunday with her gifted father Johnny, the praise music director at Freedom Community Chapel, a small town Alabama church. A former rock star, Johnny Trey charted a Billboard number one single 20 years before. When the hits stopped coming he crash landed hard, a one hit wonder. Johnny found Christ and a new life for his family, far from the Hollywood Hills. One day without warning, Grace leaves for Los Angeles. She has landed a record deal with the help of Johnny's ruthless former manager and producer Frank "Mossy" Mostin. Mossy sees in Grace a potential pop superstar - the next Katy Perry. Cutting off contact with her parents, Grace seems prepared to walk away from her Christian faith and music to achieve her long-suppressed fantasy of Hollywood ...
Director: Brad J. Silverman
Stars: AJ Michalka, James Denton, Kevin Pollak, Shawnee Smith, ...

CBGB (2013)

Drama, Music

CBGB follows the story of Hilly Kristal's New York club from its conceit as a venue for Country, Bluegrass and Blues (CBGB) to what it ultimately became: the birthplace of underground rock 'n roll and punk. When Kristal had difficulty booking country bands in his club on the Bowery he opened his doors to other kinds of rock music. Kristal had one demand of the acts he booked; they could only play original music. No top 40's, no covers. It was the credo he lived by, support the artist at whatever the cost. Hilly Kristal ironically became known as the godfather of punk giving a chance to such bands as Blondie, Television, Ramones, Talking Heads, Dead Boys and The Police.
Director: Randall Miller
Stars: Alan Rickman, Malin Akerman, Justin Bartha, Richard de Klerk, ...

Battle of the Year (2013)

Drama, Music

The producer Dante Graham promotes a group of b-boys expecting to bring the Battle of the Year Trophy back to the USA that have not won it in fifteen years. He hires his friend and former basketball coach Jason Blake that grieves the loss of his wife and son to prepare his team. Blake fires the whole team since they do not have motivation and decides to select a new group of dancers under the nickname of Dream Team. He also hires the youngster Franklyn and the choreographer of break-dance Stacy to help him. Along the months, Blake tries to implement teamwork and works hard with the group. In the competition in France, he has a great surprise.
Director: Benson Lee
Stars: Josh Holloway, Laz Alonso, Josh Peck, Caity Lotz, ...

One Direction: This Is Us (2013)

Documentary, Music

An intimate all-access look at life on the road for the global music phenomenon. Weaved with stunning live concert footage, this inspiring feature film tells the remarkable story of Niall, Zayn, Liam, Harry and Louis' meteoric rise to fame, from their humble hometown beginnings and competing on the X-Factor, to conquering the world and performing at London's famed O2 Arena. Hear it from the boys themselves and see through their own eyes what it's really like to be One Direction.
Director: Morgan Spurlock
Stars: Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, ...

Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me (2012)

Documentary, Music

Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me is a feature-length documentary film about the dismal commercial failure, subsequent massive critical acclaim, and enduring legacy of pop music's greatest cult phenomenon, Big Star.
Director: Drew DeNicola, Olivia Mori
Stars: Jon Auer, Chris Bell, Alex Chilton, Rick Clark, ...

Twenty Feet from Stardom (2013)

Documentary, Music

Backup singers live in a world that lies just beyond the spotlight. Their voices bring harmony to the biggest bands in popular music, but we've had no idea who these singers are or what lives they lead, until now.
Director: Morgan Neville
Stars: Lou Adler, Stephanie 'Stevvi' Alexander, Patti Austin, Chris Botti, ...

Unfinished Song (2012)

Comedy, Drama, Music

"Song for Marion", a London-set comedic drama, is about shy, grumpy pensioner Arthur who is reluctantly inspired by his beloved wife Marion to join a highly unconventional local choir. At odds with his son James, it is left to charismatic choir director Elizabeth to try and persuade Arthur that he can learn to embrace life. Arthur must confront the undercurrents of his own grumbling persona as he embarks on a hilarious, life-affirming journey of musical self discovery.
Director: Paul Andrew Williams
Stars: Terence Stamp, Vanessa Redgrave, Gemma Arterton, Barry Martin, ...

A Band Called Death (2012)

Documentary, Biography, Music

A documentary on the 1970s punk trio Death, and their new-found popularity decades after they disbanded.
Director: Mark Christopher Covino, Jeff Howlett
Stars: Dannis Hackney, Bobby Hackney, David Hackney, Robbie Duncan, ...

One Track Heart: The Story of Krishna Das (2012)

Documentary, Biography, Music

Krishna Das is on a journey to India to discover legendary spiritual teacher Neem Karoli Baba, through drug addiction and depression, to his eventual emergence as a world-famous Kirtan singer.
Director: Jeremy Frindel
Stars: Neem Karoli Baba, Jason Becker, Larry Brilliant, Krishna Das, ...

The History of Future Folk (2012)

Comedy, Music, Sci-Fi

The possibly exaggerated origin story of the real life alien bluegrass band, Future Folk, that has been playing for NYC audiences for the better part of a decade.
Director: John Mitchell, Jeremy Kipp Walker
Stars: Nils d'Aulaire, Jay Klaitz, Julie Ann Emery, April L. Hernandez, ...

Filly Brown (2012)

Drama, Music

Maria Jose 'Majo' Tonorio is a tough LA street poet who spits from the heart. After meeting a talented DJ she cuts her first demo under the guidance of a small time hustler more interested in promoting Majo's sexuality than her lyrics. Soon a major label and its strong-arm executive come calling. Convinced that a record deal will deliver much needed money for the family, Majo is suddenly faced with some stark choices. Does she accept the deal and turn her back on the friends who got her to the precipice of success or does she let a golden opportunity slip away.
Director: Youssef Delara, Michael D. Olmos
Stars: Gina Rodriguez, Khool-Aid Rios, Jenni Rivera, Lou Diamond Phillips, ...

Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey (2012)

Documentary, Music

A documentary on Arnel Pineda, who was plucked from YouTube to become the new singer for the rock & roll band, Journey.
Director: Ramona S. Diaz
Stars: Jonathan Cain, Deen Castronovo, Katherine Heigl, Arnel Pineda, ...