Most Popular Blues Movies and TV Shows
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2. Midnight Express (1978)
R | 121 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Billy Hayes (Brad Davis), an American college student, is caught smuggling drugs out of Turkey and thrown into prison.
Votes: 66,016 | Gross: $35.00M
4. The Rose (1979)
R | 125 min | Drama, Music, Romance
The tragic life of a self-destructive female rock star who struggles to deal with the constant pressures of her career and the demands of her ruthless business manager.
Votes: 7,335 | Gross: $29.20M
7. ReMastered: Devil at the Crossroads (2019 TV Movie)
48 min | Documentary
A look at the short, mysterious life of blues legend, Robert Johnson, who was said to have made a deal with the Devil at a crossroads in rural Mississippi.
8. Ticker (2001)
R | 92 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
After a San Francisco detective's partner is murdered by Northern Irish terrorists, the officer joins the bomb squad in order to bring them to justice.
9. Quid Pro Quo (I) (2008)
R | 82 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A semi-paralyzed radio reporter is sent out to investigate a story that leads him into an odd subculture and on a journey of disturbing self-realization.
Votes: 2,206 | Gross: $0.01M
10. Estudyante blues (1989)
102 min | Comedy
A story about eight young men who are currently studying in high school. As adolescents trying to experiment on new things, they face different adventures on discovering love, sex and ... See full summary »
12. Syncopation (1942)
Approved | 88 min | Comedy, History, Music
Covering a quarter-century of American 'syncopated" music (Ragtime, Jazz, Swing, Blues, Boogie Woogie)from prior to WWI through prohibition, the stock-market crash, the depression and the ... See full summary »
15. No One Knows About Persian Cats (2009)
106 min | Drama, Music
Iranian musicians Negar and Ashkan look for band members to play at a London concert - and the visas that allow them to leave Tehran to do so.
Votes: 6,496 | Gross: $0.08M
16. Underbelly Blues (2011)
100 min | Comedy, Crime
A cowardly rapper tells a redneck about a mysterious briefcase and a large amount of cash that sets into motion a series of bumbling events that will inevitably involve much of the L.A. underworld and may just bring down corporate America.
17. Paradise Boogie (2018)
69 min | Documentary
Paradise Boogie shines a light on the influence of Detroit's early blues musicians, the neighborhoods of Black Bottom and Paradise Valley and how it all influenced the music makers of today... See full summary »
18. Rise of a Texas Bluesman: Stevie Ray Vaughan 1954-1983 (2014 Video)
Not Rated | 131 min | Documentary
This film reveals and dissects the formative years of Stevie Ray Vaughan's career - his influences and recordings - and traces the history of Texas blues itself, identifying Vaughan's place... See full summary »
19. Festival (1967)
Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Music
Black and white footage of performances, interviews, and conversations at the Newport Folk Festival, from 1963 to 1966. The headliners are Peter, Paul and Mary, Joan Baez, Pete Seeger, and ... See full summary »
20. Killer Diller (2004)
PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Music
A guitar playing car thief meets an autistic savant piano player, and together they transform a group of reluctant halfway house convicts into The Killer Diller Blues Band.
21. Doonby (2013)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Mystery
Sam Doonby, a no-good drifter, enters a small town in Texas. His sudden arrival is met with suspicion, jealousy, and intrigue. His departure is just as sudden, and then the town realizes how one person's presence can matter.
22. Blue (II) (2017)
100 min | Documentary, Music
A thorough look at the 90's Turkish rock scene, one legendary stage band and its two members: Kerim Capli and Yavuz Cetin... An inquiry of their existential battles with the society, the industry and their own minds.
23. Csinibaba (1997)
100 min | Comedy, Musical
1962-ben, amikor Gagarin urrepult es csaknem kitort a harmadik vilaghaboru, nalunk mar jo ideje nem tortent semmi es ugy nezett ki, hogy meg vagy harminc evig nem is fog. De, hogy ... See full summary »
24. Torch Singer (1933)
Passed | 71 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
When she can't support her illegitimate child, an abandoned young woman puts her up for adoption and pursues a career as a torch singer.
25. Mali Blues (2016)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Music
Mali's Music defines the country's cultural identity. Radical Islamists are threatening the musicians. Together with the stars of Malian Global Pop - Fatoumata Diawara, Bassekou Kouyaté ... See full summary »
Votes: 74 | Gross: $0.01M
26. The Hills Have Thighs (2008)
78 min | Comedy
Daniel Boone Owen, a local Hillbilly Icon, has gone missing in Appalachia. Last seen face down in his favorite watering hole, Scatterbrain's, the theories behind his disappearance are as ... See full summary »
27. John Mayer: Someday I'll Fly (2014)
66 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
John Mayer: Someday I'll Fly is a fan-made feature documentary chronicling the musical evolution of one of the most influential solo artists of his generation. Acclaimed singer/songwriter John Mayer.
28. Reveille with Beverly (1943)
Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
Beverly Ross moderates an 5:30 am radio show with swing music, dedicated to the local servicemen. Two buddies of her brother have a chance to meet her and both fall in love. One of them is ... See full summary »
29. Happy Here and Now (2002)
R | 89 min | Drama
When an unhappy young woman disappears, her worried sister desperately searches the internet for a clue to her missing sibling's whereabouts.
Votes: 301 | Gross: $0.00M
30. Two Trains Runnin' (2016)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Music
Two Trains Runnin' is about the search for two forgotten blues singers, carried out in Mississippi during the height of the American civil rights movement.
31. Transatlantic Coffee (2012)
Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two unlikely friends, a teenage stripper from London and a traumatized clown, try to help each other in an uncertain world.
33. Cha-Cha (1979)
90 min | Comedy, Music
Bank robber tries to go straight by becoming a rock'n'roll star. Takes place in and around Amsterdam's punk/new wave scene, with appearances by Nina Hagen, Les Chappell, and Lene Lovich.
35. Jammin' the Blues (1944)
Approved | 10 min | Short, Music
Created under the guidance of jazz impresario and Verve Records founder Norman Granz, this short captures the spontaneity of a jam session and is one of few film records of black jazzers of the day including tenor sax legend Lester Young.
37. Hollywood's Magical Island: Catalina (2003)
Not Rated | 52 min | Documentary, History, Music
Beginning with William Wrigley's acquisition of the Santa Catalina Island Company in 1919, the history of the island is explored with archival footage, stills, interviews of residents, historians and celebrities.
38. Lotto Land (1995)
Unrated | 87 min | Drama
This film tells two interwoven stories of two single-parent families in a poor, racially-mixed neighborhood in Brooklyn. The first story is about a young black man (with aspirations of ... See full summary »
40. The Blue Bus (2010)
GP | 30 min | Short, Adventure, Drama
The Blue Bus takes the viewer on a dazzling journey with colorful characters who will touch the lives of even those who claim never to have heard of 'the blues'.
42. Hit Parade of 1943 (1943)
Approved | 82 min | Music, Romance
One of the many films made at Republic with a year attached to the "Hit Parade" title, which came from the "Hit Parade" radio program sponsored by Lucky Strike cigarettes. On reissue all of... See full summary »
43. Cool and Groovy (1956)
Approved | 15 min | Short, Music
On many of the musical featurettes from the mid-50's on, until they closed the Shorts department for good, Universal resorted to just sticking an editor in a room, and having him scalp ... See full summary »
46. Bluesbreaker (2007)
80 min | Music
RENÉ is an apprentice storekeeper at the local supermarket. MR. MAURICE, the head storekeeper, took him out of an orphanage and has become the father RENÉ never had. RENÉ has a dream. He ... See full summary »
47. Blues Before Sunrise (2016)
50 min | Documentary
'Blues Before Sunrise' is a documentary that captures a few of the remaining authentic Delta Bluesmen and their intensely personal and powerful music. Their roots lead directly back to ... See full summary »
48. Small Change (III) (2010)
107 min | Drama
Small change is about Dave, an average guy who is fed up with office life and corporate jargon. He has a grim outlook on his future, but uncovers a path of self-discovery and new-found ... See full summary »
49. Let's Make Rhythm (1947)
Approved | 20 min | Musical, Short
A sailor on leave (Jay Norris) falls in love with the voice of a juke-box ("soundies"-type box) girl but his friend, not wanting him to get involved, ruins the machine. The Girl (Gail Davis... See full summary »
50. Satchmo the Great (1957)
Approved | 63 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
In this 1957 biography film of the jazz-great Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, he and his band tour the world as American good-will ambassadors bring jazz at its best to the people of the world. ... See full summary »