10 Must-See Music Movies

 Here are some of our favourite Music Movies. What are yours?
 5_ONCE-HiRes007Once- A beautiful movie with amazing music. “A modern-day musical about a busker and an
immigrant and their eventful week in Dublin, as they write, rehearse and record songs that tell their love story.” IMDb


August rush- For the guitarists out there this is a great movie and an introduction to Kaki King for
those who don’t know her (She’s the real guitar player). “A drama with fairy tale elements, where an orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents.” IMDb


8 mile- Eminem’s movie debut with some killer riffin’ and coming-of-age suspense. “A young rapper, struggling with every aspect of his life, wants to make it big but his friends and foes make this odyssey of rap harder than it may seem.” IMDb


Momma Mia- For those who have a love or sweet spot for ABBA this is the movie for you! “The story of a bride-to-be trying to find her real father told using hit songs by the popular ’70s group ABBA.” IMDb


This Is Spinal tap- A Classic! “Spinal Tap, one of England’s loudest bands, is chronicled by film director Marty DeBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour.” IMDb


The Blues Brothers-  “Jake Blues, just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised.” IMDb


 The Doors- Val Kilmour does a fantastic job of Jim Morrison. All the best specs of a rockstars life are in this – Sex, drugs and Rock ‘n Roll. “The story of the famous and influential 1960s rock band The Doors and its lead singer and composer, Jim Morrison, from his days as a UCLA film student in Los Angeles, to his untimely death in Paris, France at age 27 in 1971.” IMDb


Rudderless- A drama that will keep you intrigued. Beautiful songs and a nicely paced film. “A grieving father in a downward spiral stumbles across a box of his recently deceased son’s demo tapes and lyrics. Shocked by the discovery of this unknown talent, he forms a band in the hope of finding some catharsis.” IMDb


School of Rock- What can we say definitely a must-see! “After being kicked out of a rock band, Dewey Finn becomes a substitute teacher of a strict elementary private school, only to try and turn it into a rock band.” IMDb


Whiplash- A hard-hitting, face-the-mirror look at excelling. “A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student’s potential.” IMDb

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