Most Popular Blues Singer Movies and TV Shows
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1. Black Snake Moan (2006)
R | 116 min | Drama, Music
A God-fearing bluesman takes to a wild young woman who, as a victim of childhood sexual abuse, looks everywhere for love, never quite finding it.
Votes: 58,671 | Gross: $9.40M
2. In a Lonely Place (1950)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
A potentially violent screenwriter is a murder suspect until his lovely neighbor clears him. But she begins to have doubts.
3. The Unholy Wife (1957)
Approved | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A gold-digger floozy marries a wealthy wine producer but she secretly takes a young lover with whom she conspires to murder her husband for his fortune.
7. Janis: Little Girl Blue (2015)
TV-MA | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Musician Cat Power narrates this documentary on Janis Joplin's evolution into a star from letters that Joplin wrote over the years to her friends, family, and collaborators.
Votes: 4,555 | Gross: $0.41M
8. Memphis Beat (2010– )
43 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Memphis Beat centers on Dwight Hendricks, a quirky Memphis police detective with an intimate connection to the city, a passion for blues music and a close relationship with his mother.
9. Wired (1989)
R | 112 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The ghost of John Belushi looks back on his troubled life and career, while journalist Bob Woodward researches Belushi's life as he prepares to write a book about the late comic actor.
Votes: 742 | Gross: $1.09M
10. Up Against Amanda (2000)
R | 102 min | Drama, Thriller
After childhood abuse by her step-father and eight years in a juvenile psychiatric lockup, Amanda Lear is released. Her shrink is also her lover, who surreptitiously pays her rent on a nice... See full summary »
12. Skazany na bluesa (2005)
101 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The life of Ryszard Riedel, former leader of cult Polish rock-blues band Dzem, including the history of his family relationships, music career and addiction to alcohol and drugs.
13. Lulu Belle (1948)
Approved | 86 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Lulu Belle is singing in a cheap dive in Natchez, Mississippi in the early 1900's when she meets rising young attorney George Davis. He gives up his fiancée and career to marry Lulu Bell. ... See full summary »
15. The Black Glove (1954)
Not Rated | 84 min | Crime, Drama
Newly arrived in Britain, a jet-lagged musician impulsively goes to the apartment of a beautiful blues singer he's just met and hours later is accused of her murder.
16. The Blue Hour (2007)
Several strangers in Los Angeles weave their stories of loss and hope, not knowing that their lives have brushed up against each others in small but sometimes profound ways.
17. Sing Your Song (2011)
Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Most people know the lasting legacy of Harry Belafonte, the entertainer. This film unearths his significant contribution to and his leadership in the civil rights movement in America and to social justice globally.
Votes: 416 | Gross: $0.05M
18. 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 »
20. South of Dixie (1944)
Approved | 61 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
To save their music publishing firm from bankruptcy, Bll "Brains' Watson creates a colorful life-story about his partner, Danny Lee, representing him as a descendant of Louisiana's famous ... See full summary »
21. Love Me Forever (1935)
Approved | 91 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
A man who loves an aspiring opera singer is prepared to sacrifice everything to help her with her career, even though he knows she doesn't love him.
23. Make Believe Ballroom (1949)
Approved | 79 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
Liza Lee, fast-talking press agent for Al Jarvis, persuades Jarvis to stage a Musical Mystery Contest, with a $5000 prize to the person who can first name the most musical numbers and their... See full summary »
25. Down Memory Lane (1949)
Passed | 70 min | Comedy, History, Music
This film is a compilation, with narration by Steve Allen, of comedies from the old Mack Sennett silent studio. Sennett, himself, appears in a cameo at the end of the film.
28. 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 »
29. Hollywood on Parade No. A-1 (1932)
Passed | 10 min | Short, Comedy, Music
In the first entry of this series, the show open with a troupe of dancing chorus girls getting a salute from crossed-eyed Ben Turpin. Then the master of ceremonies, Fredric March, brings on... See full summary »
30. Campus Capers (1942)
Approved | 18 min | Short, Comedy, Musical
Universal musical short (production number 6226) in which Jack Teagarden and his Orchestra play college and gridiron songs and music related to the teams if the 1941 Rose, Orange, Cotton ... See full summary »
31. The Ladies Sing the Blues (1989)
60 min | Music
See the "Ladies" who created an art form and sang their way into legend... Once in a lifetime, complete performances by the great American blues and jazz divas. Sixteen selections include ... See full summary »
32. Lillian Roth and the Foster Girls (1929)
Passed | 7 min | Short, Music
Singer Lillian Roth, a mainstay in Paramount short subjects in the early days of sound, does her usual great job of singing the blues, while the Alan Foster Girls, a dance troupe, attired ... See full summary »
36. A Regular Trouper (1932)
Passed | 19 min | Short, Musical
A singer in a traveling troupe must cope with her fiancé, the show's owner/manager, transferring his affections to her pretty, younger sister who recently ran away from home to join the troupe.
37. Nick Kenny's Radio Thrills No. 2 (1933)
Passed | 19 min | Short, Comedy, Music
Radio Reporter Nick Kenny does a little socializing in his radio studio, greeting and schmoozing with radio performers of the day such as Arthur Tracy, Leo Reisman, Mildred Bailey, Donald ... See full summary »
38. Rooftop Frolics (1937)
Approved | 11 min | Short, Musical, Comedy
Occupants of two contrasting rooftops merge to put on a musical show. Representing the tenement roofers are singer Peg La Centra, child accordian player Gina Valenti and the dance team of ... See full summary »
Waking the Dead (2000–2011)
Anger Management: Part 2
TV-14 | 58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The Team effectively proves that dead man was a murder victim, not a suicide and narrows their prime suspects to three inmates at the halfway house where the crime was committed. Two of ... See full summary »
White Collar (2009–2014)
TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Neal and Peter investigate Mozzie's claims of taxi cab forgery and money laundering. Which leads to back to a jazz club owner.
Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)
TV-MA | 53 min | Crime, Drama, History
After Enoch's senile father breaks a leg in his isolated house, the brothers agree that he no longer can live alone and the house should be given to a loyal employee.
Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)
The Helen Morgan Story
73 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Broadway legend Helen Morgan's life as told by her mother, from her early start in second rate speakeasies to star of top rated shows and owning her own club. Also seen is her poor choices,... See full summary »
The King of the Delta Blues
TV-PG | 42 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When Rufus and Jiya add a fourth seat to the Lifeboat, for the first time ever, Connor Mason joins the team as they travel back to the dusty backroads and smoky juke joints of the ... See full summary »