Tag: singer

Chuck Berry (2018) 6.9

Chuck Berry (2018)

Story of Chuck Berry told by his relatives and friends....

Rita, la figlia americana (1965) 4.8

Rita, la figlia americana (1965)

Professor Serafino Benvenuti is a master of classical music who has the passion of the orchestra director. However, the young audience of the 1960s does not appreciate classical composers like Mozart or Beethoven, so Ser...

Ring of Darkness (2004) (TV) 2.7

Ring of Darkness (2004) (TV)

When a boy bands lead singer mysteriously diappears the media says that he ran away because he could not handle the fame, but really the other band members killed him and have hidden their identities as undead from every...

Truth to Power (2020) 7.8

Truth to Power (2020)

The Grammy-winning lead singer of System of a Down, Serj Tankian helps to awaken a political revolution on the other side of the world, inspiring Armenia's struggle for democracy through his music and message....

How Do I Love You? (1966) 6.2

How Do I Love You? (1966)

A young housekeeper's daughter pretends to be wealthy in order to impress her best-friend's fiancé....

Serenade (1956) 5.8

Serenade (1956)

Damon Vincenti, a young vineyard worker, has a beautiful tenor voice and dreams of becoming a great opera singer. He debuts at Lardelli's Italian restaurant in San Francisco, where he is spotted by Kendall Hale, a societ...

Yokel Boy (1942) 6.2

Yokel Boy (1942)

A "Perfect Movie Fan",Joe Ruddy, is brought to Hollywood as a publicity stunt, and is put in charge of a production company as a gag, but everybody isn't in on the gag, and Joe imports a notorious gangster, "Buggsy" Malo...

Bush Christmas (1983) 5.7

Bush Christmas (1983)

In the Australian outback a family struggles to keep its farm from foreclosure. Their only hope is that their horse, Prince, will win money in a New Year's race. But when Prince is stolen the children embark on a dangero...

Road to Morocco (1942) 7.1

Road to Morocco (1942)

Jeff and Turkey, two wild and crazy guys adrift on a raft in the Mediterranean, are cast away on a desert shore and hop a convenient camel to an Arabian Nights city where Turkey soon finds himself sold as a slave...to lu...

Yokohama BJ Blues (1981) 6.9

Yokohama BJ Blues (1981)

BJ is a relatively unknown blues singer who scraps some bars in Yokohama. He does not earn much with it and to make ends meet he also acts as a private detective....

Spectacular! (2009) (TV) 5.5

Spectacular! (2009) (TV)

A high school choir is fading in popularity, as it continues to lose most of its' members one by one. A wannabe rock singer is convinced to join the choir, in hopes of winning the upcoming competition and cash prize.::An...

Global Metal (2008) 7.9

Global Metal (2008)

In GLOBAL METAL, directors Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn set out to discover how the West's most maligned musical genre - heavy metal - has impacted the world's cultures beyond Europe and North America. The film follows met...

Mama’s Boy (2007) 5.2

Mama’s Boy (2007)

Eccentric Jeffrey Mannus is 29 years old and still lives at home with his mom, Jan. He sees no reason to alter this arrangement, but his perfect world is upended when Jan meets Mert, a motivational speaker. Mert successf...

Spawn of the North (1938) 6.8

Spawn of the North (1938)

Two Alaskan salmon fishermen, Tyler Dawson (skipper of the "Who Cares") and Jim Kimmerlee of the "Old Reliable," are lifelong pals. Their romantic rivalry over young Dian ends amicably. But a more serious rift, with viol...

My Heart Goes Boom! (2020) 5.6

My Heart Goes Boom! (2020)

1973. After to leave standing in the altar to her boyfriend Massimiliano in Rome, María is a Spanish woman who decides start again taking a flight to return Spain. Orphan, without family, money and resources, at her arri...

Love Before Breakfast (1936) 6.3

Love Before Breakfast (1936)

A rich businessman stalks another man's fiancée....

Evergreen (1934) 6.7

Evergreen (1934)

Harriet Green, a beloved and radiant music hall star of the Edwardian era, has a guilty secret: She has a baby daughter, born out of wedlock. Harriet leaves her public and flees to South Africa to raise her daughter quie...

Cazuza: Time Doesn’t Stop (2004) 6.9

Cazuza: Time Doesn’t Stop (2004)

The "daddy's boy" Cazuza is a dysfunctional, drug and booze addicted, homosexual that disrespects basic social rules and terrible and irresponsible son and man. He loves his freedom, his friend and singing with his garag...

Stars and Stripes Forever (1952) 7.2

Stars and Stripes Forever (1952)

In the 1890s, Sgt. Major John Philip Sousa, leader of the Marine Corps Band, meets Private Willie Little, inventor of an instrument he calls the Sousaphone...and Little's girlfriend, shapely showgirl Lily. To support his...

Passed Away (1992) 5.9

Passed Away (1992)

When Jack Scanlan (Jack Warden) passes away just before telling his son, Johnny (Bob Hoskins) what was really important in life, Johnny begins to wonder if he's let life pass him by. With the funeral as backdrop, all of ...

The Bells in Old Town (1946) 4.8

The Bells in Old Town (1946)

An extremely kind bailiff in Gamla Stan (Old Town) of Stockholm helps out "clients" in difficulty by supporting them with money from his own pocket. His neighbor is a jazz musician who plays in the evenings at a restaura...

This Shocking World (1963) 5.3

This Shocking World (1963)

A documentary highlighting some of the oddest, strangest and more grotesque examples of human behavior. Included are a tour of the Grand Guignol theater in Paris, a man who sticks long needles through his body, footage o...

My Dream Is Yours (1949) 6.6

My Dream Is Yours (1949)

Conceited singer Garry Mitchell refuses to renew his radio contract, so agent Doug Blake decides to find a new personality to replace Garry. In New York, he finds Martha Gibson, a single mother with a great voice. He arr...

Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind (2019) 7.6

Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind (2019)

In Canada's history, there are few people who signified the nation's modern confidence in its arts more than Gordon Lightfoot. This singer-songwriter's singular talent in music changed the world's opinion of Canada's cul...

Foxfire (1987) (TV) 6.7

Foxfire (1987) (TV)

Fierce but aging widow Annie Nations lives alone on her farm. Unable to let go of the past -- she sometimes visits with the ghost of her husband -- Annie gets pulled into a very current battle with a real estate develope...

A Slight Case of Murder (1938) 7.1

A Slight Case of Murder (1938)

Remy Marco, Prohibition beer baron, figures he'll do even better after repeal. Only trouble is, his beer tastes terrible. (He drinks no beer himself and nobody dares tell him). Four years later, when he's about bankrupt,...

Rose-Marie (1936) 6.7

Rose-Marie (1936)

Opera singer (Marie de Flor) seeks out fugitive brother in the Canadian wilderness. During her trek, she meets a Canadian mountie (Sgt. Bruce) who is also searching for her brother. Romance ensues, resulting in several l...

A Damsel in Distress (1937) 6.8

A Damsel in Distress (1937)

Lady Alyce Marshmorton must marry soon, and the staff of Tottney Castle have laid bets on who she'll choose, with young Albert wagering on "Mr. X". After Alyce goes to London to meet a beau (bumping into dancer Jerry Hal...

Alice Adams (1935) 6.9

Alice Adams (1935)

In the small town of South Renford, Alice Adams comes from a working class background, although she aspires to be among the upper class. Alice's mother blames her husband for their low social standing, despite his workin...

The Silence Before Bach (2007) 6.8

The Silence Before Bach (2007)

Blending historical reconstruction with very loosely linked 'dramatic' scenes and documentary sequences, the film constitutes a playful, painterly sequence of variations on the argument that Johann Sebastian changed the ...

Hellzapoppin’ (1941) 7.5

Hellzapoppin’ (1941)

Ole and Chick are making a movie, but the director is not satisfied. So he brings them to a young writer, who outlines them an absurd story. They have to support Jeff and Kitty in setting up a musical revue in their gard...

Gilbert and Sullivan (1953) 6.8

Gilbert and Sullivan (1953)

The common career of W.S. Gilbert,a barrister turned comic writer, and Arthur Sullivan, a classic composer turned converted against his will to light music, who wrote fourteen operettas between 1871 and 1896, to great pu...

A Christmas Love Story (2019) (TV) 7

A Christmas Love Story (2019) (TV)

Having had one Broadway success in a musical she wrote herself, Katherine Clark is now happier in her current life teaching, she leading a youth choir, an offshoot of which is preparing for its annual Christmas Eve fundr...

She Done Him Wrong (1933) 6.3

She Done Him Wrong (1933)

New York singer and nightclub owner Lady Lou has more men friends than you can imagine, unfortunately one of them is a vicious criminal who's escaped and is on the way to see "his" girl, not realizing she hasn't exactly ...

Brief Moment (1933) 6.3

Brief Moment (1933)

Based on the 1931 Broadway play, which was inspired by the real-life marriage of singer Libby Holman and tobacco tycoon Smith Reynolds, this is the story of nightclub singer Abby Fane (Carole Lombard), who, unable to tol...

The Killers (1964) 7.1

The Killers (1964)

A remake of The Killers (1946) which itself was inspired by the Ernest Hemingway short story. Told instead from the hitmen's point of view, the killers decide to find out why their latest victim (a race car driver) "just...

The Jazz Singer (1980) 5.9

The Jazz Singer (1980)

Neil Diamond stars in this motion picture as Yussel Rabinovitch, a young Jewish cantor who strives to make a career outside the synagogue in popular music as Jess Robin. Against the wishes of his rigid father and his lov...

In His Steps (2013) 5.4

In His Steps (2013)

When a homeless man interrupts the comfortable routine of First Church of Raymond, life will never be the same for the apathetic congregation. Convicted by the vagrant's words, Pastor Henry Maxwell, Rachel Winslow, Virgi...

Bowie: The Man Who Changed the World (2016) 5.3

Bowie: The Man Who Changed the World (2016)

Some great insights here into Bowie's early influences - what drove him as a songwriter - but also some interesting observations as to what drove him as a performer. It concentrates heavily on the 'talking heads' style o...

New Faces (1954) 6.4

New Faces (1954)

A filmed performance (in CinemaScope) of the highly popular Broadway hit that was basically a collection of skits, sketches, songs and dances built around a flimsy plot to meld them all together which, for the most part,...