Tag: band

Thunder Soul (2010) 7.5

Thunder Soul (2010)

It's was Afros and pleated shirts, James Brown and Bootsy Collins. It was the '70s, and at an inner-city Houston high school history would be made. Charismatic band leader, Conrad "Prof" Johnson, would turn the school's ...

20 Feet from Stardom (2013) 7.4

20 Feet from Stardom (2013)

The backup singer exists in a strange place in the pop music world; they are always in the shadow of the feature artists even when they are in front of them in concert while they provide a vital foundation for the music....

The Five Pennies (1959) 7.2

The Five Pennies (1959)

Loring "Red" Nichols is a cornet-playing country boy who goes to New York in the 1920s full of musical ambition and principles. He gets a job playing in Wil Paradise's band, but quits to pursue his dream of playing Dixie...

Metallica: Some Kind of Monster (2004) 7.5

Metallica: Some Kind of Monster (2004)

Some Kind of Monster is a music documentary about Metallica's making of their album St. Anger and the difficulties they had to go through in the process. The directors shot over 1200 hours and followed the band around ni...

Hello Down There (1969) 5.9

Hello Down There (1969)

Marine scientist Fred Miller designs the world's first underwater home, but when the business magnate funding his work threatens to end the project, Miller volunteers to live in it with his own family to prove it's pract...

The Horn Blows at Midnight (1945) 6.7

The Horn Blows at Midnight (1945)

Falling asleep during the Paradise Coffee ("The Coffee that Makes You Sleep") Program, the band's third trumpeter dreams he's Athanael, an angel deputized to blow the Last Trumpet at exactly midnight on Earth. But Osidro...

The Last Waltz (1978) 8.2

The Last Waltz (1978)

Thanksgiving, 1976, San Francisco's Winterland: the Band performs its last concert after 16 years on the road. Some numbers they do alone, some songs include guest artists from Ronnie Hawkins (their first boss, when they...

Kiss Meets the Phantom of the Park (1978) (TV) 4.8

Kiss Meets the Phantom of the Park (1978) (TV)

The tale of rock band KISS and their efforts to thwart a diabolical plan by mad scientist Abner Devereaux. Devereaux has found a way to clone humans into robots in his laboratory at an amusement park. It just so happens ...

Bikini Spring Break (2012) (V) 3.1

Bikini Spring Break (2012) (V)

A group of coeds from a small conservative college break out of their shells when their marching band bus breaks down in Ft. Lauderdale during Spring Break.::curel...

Listening to You: The Who at the Isle of Wight 1970 (1998) 8.4

Listening to You: The Who at the Isle of Wight 1970 (1998)

This is the film of The Who's appearance at the third (and final) Isle of Wight festival in 1970. This is regarded as the band's finest performance.::Brian Washington ...

Cabaret (1986) 5.2

Cabaret (1986)

University student sax player gets a lesson in the hard-boiled noir life.::rowerivers...

Sound of Metal (2019) 7.3

Sound of Metal (2019)

A heavy-metal drummer's life is thrown into freefall when he begins to lose his hearing....

The Public Image is Rotten (2017) 7.3

The Public Image is Rotten (2017)

After the breakup of the Sex Pistols, John Lydon / John Rotten formed Public Image Ltd (PiL) his groundbreaking band with which he has pursued creative freedom ever since. He kept the band alive ever since, through perso...

Border Radio (1987) 5.4

Border Radio (1987)

Two musicians and a roadie take money that is owed to them from a job. One flees to Mexico, and everyone has questions.::sw...

Beyond Barricades (2020) 7.4

Beyond Barricades (2020)

A documentary on political punk band Anti-Flag. The film explores the trials and tribulations of playing politically charged music and devoting your life to activism....

Archons (2020) 6.9

Archons (2020)

Archons is the story of falling-from-grace rock group half a decade after the release of their hit single, as they travel deep into the Canadian wilderness on a spirit journey.::Anonymous...

Stay Away, Joe (1968) 4.9

Stay Away, Joe (1968)

A mixed race American Indian rodeo champ returns to the reservation to help his people out.::Anonymous...

Teenage Badass (2020) 3.4

Teenage Badass (2020)

Set in 2006, TEENAGE BADASS follows a band when they score a shot to play on the local news. But as all of their dreams start to become a reality, the band's egocentric singer/songwriter threatens to make them lose every...

Taking 5 (2007) 5.7

Taking 5 (2007)

This upbeat story features the crazy escapades of two teen-idol worshipers, Gabby and Devon. These best friends are also the ultimate fans of mega-boy band 5 Leo Rise (played by real band The Click Five). When they botch...

Tonight You’re Mine (2011) 6.7

Tonight You’re Mine (2011)

In Scotland, the successful American band The Make formed by the singer Adam and the keyboard player Tyko will participate at T in the Park Festival. When they meet the girls from the band The Dirty Pinks, Adam has an ar...

The Stranger Folk (2017) -

The Stranger Folk (2017)

An Alabama folk band seeks redemption in L.A. after a hometown riot sparked by Jimmy Buffett fans confused by the band member's name: Jimmy Buffet....

The Runaways (2010) 6.5

The Runaways (2010)

In 1975, San Fernando Valley teen Joan Larkin reinvents herself as Joan Jett, a guitarist who wants to form an all-girl punk band. She pitches the idea to a sleazy manager, Kim Fowley, who pairs her with a drummer and th...

Monster Beach Party (2009) 6.3

Monster Beach Party (2009)

The Violas (an all girl rock band) tour van breaks down in a small mysterious southern beach community. Stuck with no money until local mechanic Hector offers them a deal - play his annual beach party and he'll fix their...

Jersey Boys (2014) 6.8

Jersey Boys (2014)

This movie is a musical biography of the Four Seasons, the rise, the tough times and personal clashes, and the ultimate triumph of a group of friends whose music became symbolic of a generation. Far from a mere tribute c...

Ray (2004) 7.7

Ray (2004)

The story of Ray Charles (played by Jamie Foxx), music legend. Told in his adult life with flashbacks to his youth we see his humble origins in Florida, his turbulent childhood, which included losing his brother and then...

Solo Sunny (1980) 7

Solo Sunny (1980)

Sunny is the singer of band trying to establish itself in the music-scene of East-Berlin. They play regular gigs in small towns, but Sunny feels out of touch with the audience and her life as a whole. She begins a relati...

The Go-Go’s (2020) 7.8

The Go-Go’s (2020)

As the first multi-platinum-selling, all-female band to play their own instruments, write their own songs and soar to No. 1 on the album charts, the Go-Go's are the most successful female rock band of all time. Underpinn...

Kat and the Band (2019) 5.8

Kat and the Band (2019)

Seventeen year old, music obsessed school girl Kat Malone tricks her way into managing struggling band Dollar Days, pretending to be a band manager in her twenties.::Boudica Indigo...

Viena and the Fantomes (2020) 5.1

Viena and the Fantomes (2020)

In the era of analog, our film follows the intense times of a young girl named Viena, as she travels with the Fantomes, a post punk band on tour through the American west. When the band has the possibility of sudden succ...

Drifting Flowers (2008) 6.4

Drifting Flowers (2008)

Teddy Award-winning Director Zero Chou (Spider Lilies) weaves three poetic tales as the lesbians in Drifting Flowers seek their true identify. In the first story, Jing, a blind singer, falls in love with her band's tombo...

Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (2004) 4.6

Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (2004)

When the teenager Mary Elizabeth Steppe, a.k.a. Lola, moves with her mother and two younger twin sisters from New York to the suburb of Dellwood, New Jersey, she has the feeling that her cultural and entertaining world e...

Ben Platt: Live from Radio City Music Hall (2020) -

Ben Platt: Live from Radio City Music Hall (2020)

The September 29, 2019 concert at Radio City Music Hall is the last stop and fitting culmination to a spectacular sold-out tour that Ben Platt embarked on in support of his debut solo album in 2019. Backed by a full band...

Led Zeppelin: Celebration Day-2012 8.8

Led Zeppelin: Celebration Day-2012

On 12 December 2007 legendary rock band Led Zeppelin reformed to perform a tribute concert for Atlantic Records founder Ahmed Ertegun. This is that concert. The concert, performed at London's O2 Arena, included their mos...

Hard Core Logo-1996 7.4

Hard Core Logo-1996

Bruce Macdonald follows punk bank Hard Core Logo on a harrowing last-gasp reunion tour throughout Western Canada. As magnetic lead-singer Joe Dick holds the whole magilla together through sheer force of will, all the ten...

The Suburbans-1999 4.2

The Suburbans-1999

A 1980s one-hit wonder band named "The Suburbans" reform for a special performance at one of the ex-member's wedding. At the wedding, a young record company talent scout happens to be in the audience and decides to give ...

Fish Story-2009 7.6

Fish Story-2009

In the year 2012 a comet approaches earth, threatening to end civilization when it impacts. On the streets of Japan, a single music store remains open, its proprietor insisting to his customers that the world is not comi...

Bob and the Monster-2011 7.6

Bob and the Monster-2011

Six years in the making, this documentary film follows outspoken indie-rock hero Bob Forrest, through his life-threatening struggle with addiction, to his transformation into one of the most influential and controversial...

Living Out Loud-1998 6.5

Living Out Loud-1998

Judith Nelson quit her medical studies to marry. Years later, her husband, a physician, divorces her to be with another doctor. Deeply frustrated, she now lives alone in her luxury apartment in New York, looking for a ne...

The Commitments-1991 7.6

The Commitments-1991

Funny, musical and occasionally dramatic, this is the story of tumultuous rise and fall of a Dublin Soul band, The Commitments. Managed by Jimmy Rabbitte, an unemployed wheeler and dealer with a vision to create "The Wor...

That’ll Be the Day-1973 6.7

That’ll Be the Day-1973

Abandoned by his father at an early age, Jim MacLaine (David Essex) seems to have inherited the old man's restlessness. Despite his apparent intelligence, Jim decides not to take the exams that would pave his way to univ...