Movies About Music and Musicians
Movie Recommendations

Films about classical music and musicians
Films about jazz and popular music and musicians
Animated films and television shows

Films About Classical Music and Musicians

Amadeus. R. 1984. DVD Drama

Andrew Lloyd Weber's The Phantom of the Opera. PG-13. 2004. DVD Musical

Blink. R. 1994. DVD Drama

Blue. R. 1993. DVD World (French)

Bride of the Wind. R. 2001. DVD Drama

The Chorus. PG-13. 2004. DVD World (French)

Copying Beethoven. PG-13. 2006. DVD Drama

Un Cœur en Hiver. Not rated. 1992. DVD World (French)

Hilary and Jackie. R. 1998. DVD Drama

Immortal Beloved. R. 1994. DVD Drama

Impromptu. PG-13. 1991. DVD Drama

Intermezzo. Not rated. 1939. DVD Drama

Kolya. PG-13. 1996. DVD World (Czech)

Ladies in Lavender. PG-13. 2004. DVD Drama

Little Secrets. PG. 2001. DVD Drama

Mr. Holland's Opus. PG. 1995. DVD Drama

Music of the Heart. PG. 1999. DVD Drama

The Pianist. R. 2002. DVD Drama

The Red Violin. R. 1998. DVD Drama

Shame. R. 1968. DVD World (Swedish)

Shine. PG-13. 1996. DVD Drama

The Steamroller and the Violin. Not rated. 1960. DVD World (Russian)

Thirty-two Short Films About Glenn Gould. Not rated. 1993. DVD 786.2092 T

Together. PG. 2002. DVD World (Chinese)

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Films About Jazz and Popular Music and Musicians

Almost Famous. R. 2000. DVD Drama

Anvil! The Story of Anvil. Not rated. 2009. DVD 782.42166 A637an

La Bamba. PG-13. 1987. DVD Drama

Beyond Silence. PG-13. 1997. DVD World (German)

Beyond the Sea. PG-13. 2004. DVD Drama

Bird. R. 1988. DVD Drama

The Blues Brothers. R. 1980. DVD Comedy

Bound for Glory. PG. 1976. DVD Drama

The Boys & Girl from County Clare. Not rated. 2003. DVD Comedy

Brassed Off! R. 1996. DVD Comedy

Broken Bridges. PG-13. 2006. DVD Drama

Brown Sugar. PG-13. 2002. DVD Drama

The Buddy Holly Story. PG. 1978. DVD Drama

El Cantante. R. 2006. DVD Drama

Chicago. PG-13. 2002. DVD Musical

A Chorus Line. PG-13. 1985. DVD Musical

Coal Miner's Daughter. PG. 1980. DVD Drama

The Commitments. R. 1991. DVD Drama

Crossroads. R. 1986. DVD Drama

De-Lovely. PG-13. 2004. DVD Musical

Dreamgirls. PG-13. 2006. DVD Musical

Drumline. PG-13. 2002. DVD Drama

8 Mile. R. 2002. DVD Drama

The Fabulous Baker Boys. R. 1989. DVD Drama

For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story. PG-13. 2000. DVD 791.4572 FOR TV

Get Rich or Die Tryin'. R. 2005. DVD Action/Adventure

The Glenn Miller Story. G. 1953. DVD Drama

Gloomy Sunday. Not rated. 1999. DVD World (German)

A Hard Day's Night. G. 1964. DVD Musical

The Harmonists. R. 1997. DVD World (German)

High Fidelity. R. 2000. DVD Comedy

Hustle & Flow. R. 2005. DVD Drama

The Jazz Singer. Not rated. 1927. DVD Drama

The Jazz Singer. PG. 1980. DVD Drama

Lady Sings the Blues. R. 1972. DVD Drama

Last Days. R. 2005. DVD Drama

Life On a String. Not rated. 1991. DVD World (Chinese)

The Mambo Kings. R. 1992. DVD Drama

Metallica: Some Kind of Monster. Not rated. 2005. DVD 781.66 MET

A Mighty Wind. PG-13. 2003. DVD Comedy

Music and Lyrics. PG-13. 2007. DVD Comedy

Nowhere Boy. R. 2009. DVD Drama

O Brother, Where Art Thou? PG-13. 2000. DVD Comedy

Once. R. 2006. DVD Drama

Ray. PG-13. 2004. DVD Drama

Rock Star. R. 2001. DVD Comedy

The Rose. R. 1979. DVD Musical

'Round Midnight. R. 1986. DVD Drama

The School of Rock. PG-13. 2003. DVD Comedy

Selena. PG. 1997. DVD Drama

Songcatcher. PG-13. 1999. DVD Drama

Sparkle. PG. 1975. DVD Drama

A Star Is Born. R. 1976. DVD Musical

Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny. R. 2006. DVD Comedy

That Thing You Do! PG. 1996. DVD Comedy

The Thing Called Love. PG-13. 1993. DVD Comedy

This Is Spinal Tap. R. 1984. DVD Comedy

24 Hour Party People. R. 2002. DVD Comedy

Undiscovered. PG-13. 2005. DVD Comedy

Velvet Goldmine. R. 1998. DVD Drama

La Vie en Rose. PG-13. 2007. DVD World (French)

Walk the Line. PG-13. 2005. DVD Drama

We Jam Econo: The Story of the Minutemen. Not rated. 2006. DVD 781.66 MIN

Yankee Doodle Dandy. Not rated. 1942. DVD Musical

Yidl Mitn Fidl. Not rated. 1936. DVD World (Yiddish)

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Animated Films and Television Shows

Full Moon O Sagashite. Not Rated. 2006. DVD Animation 791.4572 FUL TV

Gravitation. Not Rated. 2004. DVD Animation 791.4572 GRA TV

The Triplets of Belleville. PG-13. 2003. DVD Animation

Whisper of the Heart. G. 1995. Youth DVD

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