Best Music Movies List

Baby Driver (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 222 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 86 | Earnings: $107.83M

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

La La Land (2016)

Aggregate Rating: 221 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 93 | Earnings: $151.06M

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.

Whiplash (2014)

Aggregate Rating: 219 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 88 | Earnings: $13.09M

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.

The Pianist (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 216 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 85 | Earnings: $32.52M

A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II.

Grease (1978)

Aggregate Rating: 215 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 70 | Earnings: $181.36M

Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance?

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 201 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 83 | Earnings: $52.88M

The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a. Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.

A Star Is Born (2018)

Aggregate Rating: 189 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 88 | Earnings: $186.93M

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

Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 182 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 65 | Earnings: $504.01M

An adaptation of the fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love.

This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

Aggregate Rating: 182 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 85 | Earnings: $4.67M

Spinal Tap, one of England's loudest bands, is chronicled by film director Marty DiBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour.

A Hard Day's Night (1964)

Aggregate Rating: 182 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 96 | Earnings: $0.52M

A "typical" day in the life of The Beatles, including many of their famous songs.

Once (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 182 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 88 | Earnings: $9.44M

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.

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 179 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 93 | Earnings: $13.21M

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

Shine (1996)

Aggregate Rating: 173 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 87 | Earnings: $35.81M

Pianist David Helfgott, driven by his father and teachers, has a breakdown. Years later he returns to the piano, to popular if not critical acclaim.

Trois couleurs: Bleu (1993)

Aggregate Rating: 172 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 85 | Earnings: null

A woman struggles to find a way to live her life after the death of her husband and child.

The Piano (1993)

Aggregate Rating: 172 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 89 | Earnings: $40.16M

A mute woman is sent to 1850s New Zealand along with her young daughter and prized piano for an arranged marriage to a wealthy landowner, but is soon lusted after by a local worker on the plantation.

Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001)

Aggregate Rating: 172 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 84 | Earnings: null

The people of a small village in Victorian India stake their future on a game of cricket against their ruthless British rulers.

Walk the Line (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 170 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 72 | Earnings: $119.52M

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.

The School of Rock (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 170 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 82 | Earnings: $81.26M

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.

Cold War (2018)

Aggregate Rating: 169 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 90 | Earnings: null

A passionate love story between two people of different backgrounds and temperaments, who are fatefully mismatched and yet condemned to each other. Set against the background of the Cold ... See full summary »

Les parapluies de Cherbourg (1964)

Aggregate Rating: 169 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 86 | Earnings: $0.02M

A young woman separated from her lover by war faces a life-altering decision.