Most Popular Songwriting Movies and TV Shows
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1. Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Votes: 371,390 | Gross: $216.43M
3. Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
PG-13 | 125 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Votes: 142,142 | Gross: $83.30M
4. The Wedding Singer (1998)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
Robbie, a singer, and Julia, a waitress, are both engaged, but to the wrong people. Fortune intervenes to help them discover each other.
Votes: 126,164 | Gross: $80.25M
5. Sing Street (2016)
PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
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.
Votes: 75,837 | Gross: $3.24M
7. Just Friends (I) (2005)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Romance
While visiting his hometown during Christmas, a man comes face-to-face with his old high school crush whom he was best friends with -- a woman whose rejection of him turned him into a ferocious womanizer.
Votes: 98,450 | Gross: $32.62M
8. Music and Lyrics (2007)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
A washed up singer is given a couple days to compose a chart-topping hit for an aspiring teen sensation. Though he's never written a decent lyric in his life, he sparks with an offbeat younger woman with a flair for words.
Votes: 92,244 | Gross: $50.57M
9. Crazy Heart (2009)
R | 112 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A faded country music musician is forced to reassess his dysfunctional life during a doomed romance that also inspires him.
Votes: 80,031 | Gross: $39.46M
10. Hannah Montana: The Movie (2009)
G | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
As Hannah Montana's popularity begins to take over her life, Miley Stewart, on the urging from her father takes a trip to her hometown of Crowley Corners, Tennessee to get some perspective on what matters in life the most.
Votes: 37,254 | Gross: $79.57M
11. Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007)
PG | 92 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Three musical chipmunks are discovered by an aspiring songwriter and wants to become famous by using their amazing singing abilities.
Votes: 70,242 | Gross: $217.33M
12. Phantom of the Paradise (1974)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A disfigured composer sells his soul for the woman he loves so that she will perform his music. However, an evil record tycoon betrays him and steals his music to open his rock palace, The Paradise.
14. Love & Mercy (2014)
PG-13 | 121 min | Biography, Drama, Music
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.
Votes: 32,640 | Gross: $12.55M
15. Danny Collins (2015)
R | 106 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
An aging rock star decides to change his life when he discovers a 40-year-old letter written to him by John Lennon.
Votes: 27,812 | Gross: $5.35M
16. Purple Rain (1984)
R | 111 min | Drama, Music, Musical
A young musician, tormented by an abusive situation at home, must contend with a rival singer, a burgeoning romance, and his own dissatisfied band, as his star begins to rise.
Votes: 17,781 | Gross: $68.39M
17. Paper Heart (2009)
PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Charlyne Yi embarks on a quest across America to make a documentary about the one subject she doesn't fully understand: Love.
Votes: 7,874 | Gross: $1.27M
18. Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son (2011)
PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Malcolm Turner and his stepson Trent go undercover at an all-girls school to flush out a killer.
Votes: 23,731 | Gross: $37.92M
19. Till the Clouds Roll By (1946)
Passed | 132 min | Biography, Musical
Biography of songwriter, Broadway pioneer, Jerome Kern. Unable to find immediate success in the USA, Kern sought recognition abroad. He journeyed to England where his dreams of success became real and where he met his future wife Eva.
Votes: 1,921 | Gross: $6.72M
20. Glitter (2001)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A young singer dates a disc jockey who helps her get into the music business, but their relationship become complicated as she ascends to super stardom.
Votes: 20,880 | Gross: $4.27M
Not Rated | 208 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Unrated | 106 min | Documentary, Music
A compilation of found footage featuring music, interviews, and stories of The Beatles' 250 concerts from 1963 to 1966.
Votes: 9,864 | Gross: $2.93M
23. Blue Crush 2 (2011 Video)
PG-13 | 113 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
Haunted by the memory of her deceased mother, Dana leaves Malibu behind and heads to South Africa to fulfill her mother's dream of surfing Jefferys Bay.
24. A Summer's Tale (1996)
G | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A shy maths graduate takes a holiday in Dinard before starting his first job. He hopes his sort-of girlfriend will join him, but soon strikes up a friendship with another girl working in ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,553 | Gross: $0.20M
25. Going My Way (1944)
Passed | 126 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Father Charles O'Mailey, a young priest at a financially failing Church in a tough neighborhood, gains support and inspires his superior.
Votes: 9,403 | Gross: $16.30M
26. Three Little Words (1950)
Passed | 102 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical
The story of the successful Tin Pan Alley songwriting team of Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby is told loosely and lightheartedly.
Votes: 1,448 | Gross: $2.80M
28. Marina (2013)
118 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The true story of Rocco Granata, an Italian coal miner's son who followed his passion for music against his father's wishes and social barriers.
30. You and I (2011)
R | 100 min | Drama, Romance
Two teenage girls, Janie who is American and Lana who is Russian, fall in love after meeting at a t.A.T.u concert and are swept into a dangerous world of obsession, drug abuse and murder.
31. Wheeler (2017)
PG | 100 min | Drama
WHEELER is the story of an aspiring musician from Kaufman, Texas who travels to Nashville with the lifelong dream of trying his hand at country music. By embodying the title character under... See full summary »
32. I'll Be There (2003)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
An off-beat comedy about a former 80s pop star (Craig Ferguson) whose downward spiral is halted when he discovers he has a teenage daughter (Charlotte Church), the product of a weekend love affair.
33. Sympathy for the Devil (1968)
Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, Music
Godard's documentation of late 1960s Western counter-culture, examining the Black Panthers, referring to works by LeRoi Jones and Eldridge Cleaver. Other notable subjects are the role of ... See full summary »
34. Birth of the Beatles (1979)
104 min | Biography, Drama, Music
An account of The Beatles during the Hamburg years, their signing with Brian Epstein and their inevitable rise during the early sixties.
37. Face the Music (1993)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama
Lisa and Charlie Hunter, a divorced couple and former song writing team, spend a weekend in the French countryside in order to write one last song together. But Charlie's fiancée isn't too ... See full summary »
39. Answers to Nothing (2011)
R | 124 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Against the backdrop of a missing girl case, lost souls throughout Los Angeles search for meaning and redemption and affect each other in ways they don't always see.
Votes: 955 | Gross: $0.02M
42. Shut Up & Sing (2006)
R | 93 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A documentary on the Dixie Chicks in the wake of singer Natalie Maines' anti-George W. Bush statement at a 2003 concert.
Votes: 4,628 | Gross: $1.22M
43. Anondo Osru (1997)
138 min | Crime, Drama
Dewan Sharif is an influential person in village and whoever rise voice against him, he kills him. His elder brother left villages a long time ago and lives in town. He plans to occupy the ... See full summary »
44. A Way Back Home (2013 TV Movie)
TV-G | 84 min | Drama
When Norman Rockwell's painting fades into the world of Charlie Shuffleton's barbershop, this classic piece of Americana becomes the center of a small town in Georgia where friends gather, ... See full summary »
46. Héroïnes (1997)
TV-14 | 115 min | Drama, Music
Two best friends, Johanna and Jeanne, live in the small town of Decazeville, a mining town in France. One year at the Miners' Ball, the music group The Sirens perform, of which Johanna and ... See full summary »
47. Unter deutschen Betten (2017)
96 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Linda was a one hit wonder as a pop singer. She never managed to follow up her early success and now her producer and boyfriend Friedrich has taken on a new and younger starlet while Linda ... See full summary »
48. Rhythm on the River (1940)
92 min | Comedy, Musical
Popular songwriter Oliver Courtney has been getting by for years using one ghost writer for his music and another for his lyrics. When both writers meet at an inn, they fall in love and ... See full summary »
49. Rhythm in the Clouds (1937)
Approved | 62 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
Struggling songwriter Judy Walker talks her way into the apartment of a famous composer, and finds that he's on vacation. Homeless and without any money, she decides to stay at his place ... See full summary »
50. The Star of Christmas (2002 Video)
Not Rated | 48 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber appear as Cavis Appythart and Millward Phelps, respectively--two jingle writers based loosely on Gilbert and Sullivan. The setting is 1880s London, and... See full summary »