Best Music movies

La La Land(2016)

Combined Rating:
96
Combined Critics Rating: 95

While waiting for their big breaks, two proper L.A. dreamers, a suavely- charming, soft-spoken jazz pianist and a brilliant, vivacious playwright, attempt to reconcile aspirations and relationship in a magical old-school romance.



A Star Is Born(2018)

Combined Rating:
94
Combined Critics Rating: 94

A musician helps a young singer find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.



Baby Driver(2017)

Combined Rating:
93
Combined Critics Rating: 91

After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.



Inside Llewyn Davis(2013)

Combined Rating:
93
Combined Critics Rating: 92

A week in the life of a young singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961.



Whiplash(2014)

Combined Rating:
93
Combined Critics Rating: 90

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.



Ma Rainey's Black Bottom(2020)

Combined Rating:
88
Combined Critics Rating: 89

Tensions rise when trailblazing blues singer Ma Rainey and her band gather at a recording studio in Chicago in 1927.



Crazy Heart(2009)

Combined Rating:
87
Combined Critics Rating: 84

A faded country music musician is forced to reassess his dysfunctional life during a doomed romance that also inspires him.



8 Mile(2002)

Combined Rating:
86
Combined Critics Rating: 81

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.



Walk the Line(2005)

Combined Rating:
85
Combined Critics Rating: 79

A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins.



Sing Street(2016)

Combined Rating:
85
Combined Critics Rating: 82

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.



Ray(2004)

Combined Rating:
84
Combined Critics Rating: 79

The story of the life and career of the legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles, from his humble beginnings in the South, where he went blind at age seven, to his meteoric rise to stardom during the 1950s and 1960s.



Dreamgirls(2006)

Combined Rating:
84
Combined Critics Rating: 81

A trio of black female soul singers cross over to the pop charts in the early 1960s, facing their own personal struggles along the way.



In the Heights(2021)

Combined Rating:
84
Combined Critics Rating: 88

A film version of the Broadway musical in which Usnavi, a sympathetic New York bodega owner, saves every penny every day as he imagines and sings about a better life.



Love & Mercy(2014)

Combined Rating:
82
Combined Critics Rating: 83

In the 1960s, Beach Boys leader Brian Wilson struggles with emerging psychosis as he attempts to craft his avant-garde pop masterpiece. In the 1980s, he is a broken, confused man under the 24-hour watch of shady therapist Dr. Eugene Landy.



Frank(2014)

Combined Rating:
82
Combined Critics Rating: 78

Jon, a young wanna-be musician, discovers he's bitten off more than he can chew when he joins an eccentric pop band led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank.



Pitch Perfect(2012)

Combined Rating:
81
Combined Critics Rating: 72

Beca, a freshman at Barden University, is cajoled into joining The Bellas, her school's all-girls singing group. Injecting some much needed energy into their repertoire, The Bellas take on their male rivals in a campus competition.



Pitch Perfect 2(2015)

Combined Rating:
81
Combined Critics Rating: 75

After a humiliating commando performance at The Kennedy Center, the Barden Bellas enter an international competition that no American group has ever won in order to regain their status and right to perform.



Yesterday(2019)

Combined Rating:
81
Combined Critics Rating: 75

A struggling musician realizes he's the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles after waking up in an alternate timeline where they never existed.



Bohemian Rhapsody(2018)

Combined Rating:
80
Combined Critics Rating: 73

A chronicle of the years leading up to Queen's legendary appearance at the Live Aid (1985) concert.



Billy Elliot(2000)

Combined Rating:
80
Combined Critics Rating: 73

A talented young boy becomes torn between his unexpected love of dance and the disintegration of his family.




0
1
2