Most Popular Punk Rock Movies and TV Shows
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1. Ghost World (2001)
R | 111 min | Comedy, Drama
With only the plan of moving in together after high school, two unusually devious friends seek direction in life. As a mere gag, they respond to a man's newspaper ad for a date, only to find it will greatly complicate their lives.
Votes: 107,192 | Gross: $6.22M
2. If I Stay (2014)
PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music
Life changes in an instant for young Mia Hall after a car accident puts her in a coma. During an out-of-body experience, she must decide whether to wake up and live a life far different than she had imagined. The choice is hers if she can go on.
Votes: 108,266 | Gross: $50.47M
3. Lords of Dogtown (2005)
PG-13 | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The film follows the surf and skateboarding trends that originated in Venice, California during the 1970's.
Votes: 49,425 | Gross: $11.01M
4. After Hours (1985)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
An ordinary word processor has the worst night of his life after he agrees to visit a girl in Soho who he met that evening at a coffee shop.
Votes: 50,227 | Gross: $10.60M
5. Sid and Nancy (1986)
R | 112 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Votes: 27,521 | Gross: $2.83M
6. How to Talk to Girls at Parties (2017)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
An alien touring the galaxy breaks away from her group and meets two young inhabitants of the most dangerous place in the universe: the London suburb of Croydon.
Votes: 7,542 | Gross: $0.08M
8. Josie and the Pussycats (2001)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Music
A girl group find themselves in the middle of a conspiracy to deliver subliminal messages through popular music.
Votes: 20,592 | Gross: $14.25M
9. Up in Smoke (1978)
R | 86 min | Comedy, Music
Two stoners unknowingly smuggle a van - made entirely of marijuana - from Mexico to L.A., with incompetent Sgt. Stedenko on their trail.
Votes: 33,683 | Gross: $44.36M
10. Control (2007)
R | 122 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A profile of Ian Curtis, the enigmatic singer of Joy Division whose personal, professional, and romantic troubles led him to commit suicide at the age of 23.
Votes: 58,055 | Gross: $0.87M
12. The Wave (2008)
Not Rated | 107 min | Drama, Thriller
A high school teacher's experiment to demonstrate to his students what life is like under a dictatorship spins horribly out of control when he forms a social unit with a life of its own.
13. Head-On (2004)
R | 121 min | Drama, Romance
With the intention to break free from the strict familial restrictions, a suicidal young woman sets up a marriage of convenience with a forty-year-old addict, an act that will lead to an outburst of envious love.
14. Persepolis (2007)
PG-13 | 96 min | Animation, Biography, Drama
A precocious and outspoken Iranian girl grows up during the Islamic Revolution.
Votes: 82,384 | Gross: $4.45M
16. Rock 'n' Roll High School (1979)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Music
A group of rock-music-loving students, with the help of the Ramones, take over their school to combat its newly installed oppressive administration.
20. 200 Cigarettes (1999)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A collection of twentysomethings try to cope with relationships, loneliness, desire and their individual neuroses.
Votes: 14,122 | Gross: $6.85M
21. Mutant Hunt (1987 Video)
Not Rated | 75 min | Action, Sci-Fi
"Z", a cold and vicious genetic scientist, discovers a way to alter harmless human cyborgs into blood thirsty killing machines which he plans to use for his own gain.
22. The House of Tomorrow (2017)
Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy, Drama
The film tells futurist, architect, and inventor R. Buckminster Fuller's incredible story through two teens hoping to get laid, become punk gods, and survive high school.
Votes: 1,118 | Gross: $0.04M
23. 1990: The Bronx Warriors (1982)
R | 89 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In a post-apocalyptic New York City, a policeman infiltrates the Bronx, which has become a battleground for several murderous street gangs.
24. Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains (1982)
R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
After her mother's death, teenager Corinne Burns forms a punk band with her sister and cousin, despite their lack of musical experience and talent.
25. The Driller Killer (1979)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
An artist slowly goes insane while struggling to pay his bills, work on his paintings, and care for his two female roommates, which leads him taking to the streets of New York after dark and randomly killing derelicts with a power drill.
26. Nomads (1986)
R | 91 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A French anthropologist specializing in nomadic groups moves to Los Angeles with his wife, and starts following a group of sinister street punks who seem to live and move around in a black van. But they aren't what they seem.
Votes: 3,493 | Gross: $2.28M
27. That Was Then... This Is Now (1985)
R | 102 min | Crime, Drama
Two juvenile delinquents find themselves growing apart, for one is growing up, and the other is staying young and reckless.
Votes: 1,990 | Gross: $8.63M
28. 10,000 Saints (2015)
R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Set in the 1980s, a teenager from Vermont moves to New York City to live with his father in East Village.
Votes: 4,954 | Gross: $0.06M
29. Benny's Video (1992)
Not Rated | 105 min | Crime, Drama
A 14-year-old video enthusiast is so caught up in film fantasy that he can no longer relate to the real world, to such an extent that he commits murder and records an on-camera confession for his parents.
32. Out of the Blue (1980)
R | 94 min | Drama
A young girl whose father is an ex-convict and whose mother is a junkie finds it difficult to conform and tries to find comfort in a quirky combination of Elvis and the punk scene.
33. We Are the Best! (2013)
Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Music
Three girls in 1980s Stockholm decide to form a punk band -- despite not having any instruments and being told by everyone that punk is dead.
Votes: 9,329 | Gross: $0.18M
34. This Is Not Berlin (2019)
TV-MA | 115 min | Drama
Seventeen-year-old Carlos doesn't fit in anywhere, not in his family nor with the friends he has chosen in school. But everything changes when he is invited to a mythical nightclub where he... See full summary »
36. Metroland (1997)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama
The sudden reappearance of his best friend Toni, after a ten year absence, causes Chris to remember his past, to question some of his lifestyle decisions and to re-evaluate his life and marriage to Marion.
Votes: 3,027 | Gross: $0.30M
38. Out of Bounds (1986)
R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Farm boy Daryl Cage's parents ship him off to the big city to live with his brother, hoping he will have a better life there. After a baggage mixup at the airport, Daryl finds himself in ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,135 | Gross: $5.10M
39. Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll (2010)
TV-MA | 115 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A biography of Ian Dury, who was stricken with polio at a young age and defied expectations by becoming one of the founders of the punk-rock scene in Britain in the 1970s.
41. Ex Drummer (2007)
Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Three handicapped losers who form a band ask famous writer Dries to be their drummer. He joins the band and starts manipulating them.
42. The Decline of Western Civilization (1981)
Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, History, Music
The Los Angeles punk music scene circa 1980 is the focus of this film. With Alice Bag Band, Black Flag, Catholic Discipline, Circle Jerks, Fear, Germs, and X.
100 min | Drama, Thriller
Famed rock and roll guitarist Johnny Thunders arrives in New Orleans to get his life together after a toll of hardships, but instead falls into a dark journey and trail of events that are ... See full summary »
45. Dudes (1987)
R | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy
Two punks from the big city, traveling across the country in a Volkswagen bug, embrace the western ethos when they must take revenge against a group of rednecks for killing their friend in ... See full summary »
48. Wassup Rockers (2005)
R | 111 min | Comedy, Drama
Instead of adhering to the norms of their South Central neighborhood, a group of skater boys opt to bus into Hollywood and Beverly Hills, where they attract local rich girls - and plenty of... See full summary »
Votes: 4,494 | Gross: $0.22M
50. All Over Me (1997)
R | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Claude and Ellen are best friends who live in a not-so-nice area of New York. They're involved in the subculture of 90s youth, complete with drugs, live music, and homophobia. All is ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,008 | Gross: $0.15M