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The Best Music Movies on Netflix

Finding a good Music movie to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Music movies of all time streaming on Netflix.

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1. The Pianist

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8.5/10
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94/100
Released: 2002Rated: R
Biography, Drama

What it's about: The true story of pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman's experiences in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. When the Jews of the city find themselves forced into a ghetto, Szpilman finds work playing in a café; and when his family is deported in 1942, he stays behind, works for a while as a laborer, and eventually goes into hiding in the ruins of the war-torn city.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Tribeca Short List) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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2. Coco

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8.4/10
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93/100
Released: 2017Rated: PG
Animation, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector, and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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3. A Clockwork Orange

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8.3/10
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92/100
Released: 1971Rated: R
Crime, Cult

What it's about: Demonic gang-leader Alex goes on the spree of rape, mugging and murder with his pack of "droogs". But he's a boy who also likes Beethoven's Ninth and a bit of "the old in-out, in-out". He later finds himself at the mercy of the state and its brainwashing experiment designed to take violence off the streets.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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4. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

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8.2/10
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89/100
Released: 1998Rated: R
Comedy, Cult

What it's about: A card shark and his unwillingly-enlisted friends need to make a lot of cash quick after losing a sketchy poker match. To do this they decide to pull a heist on a small-time gang who happen to be operating out of the flat next door.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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5. Mulan

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7.6/10
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86/100
Released: 1998Rated: G
Animation, Action & Adventure

What it's about: A tomboyish girl disguises herself as a young man so she can fight with the Imperial Chinese Army against the invading Huns. With help from wise-cracking dragon Mushu, Mulan just might save her country -- and win the heart of handsome Captain Li Shang.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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6. Deliverance

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7.7/10
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83/100
Released: 1972Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Cult

What it's about: Intent on seeing the Cahulawassee River before it's turned into one huge lake, outdoor fanatic Lewis Medlock takes his friends on a river-rafting trip they'll never forget into the dangerous American back-country.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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7. West Side Story

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7.6/10
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83/100
Released: 1961
Musical, Crime

What it's about: In the slums of the upper West Side of Manhattan, New York, a gang of Polish-American teenagers called the Jets compete with a rival gang of recently immigrated Puerto Ricans, the Sharks, to "own" the neighborhood streets. Tensions are high between the gangs but two kids, one from each rival gang, fall in love leading to tragedy.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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8. Amy

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7.8/10
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83/100
Released: 2015Rated: R
Documentary, Biography

What it's about: A documentary on the life of Amy Winehouse, the immensely talented yet doomed songstress. We see her from her teen years, where she already showed her singing abilities, to her finding success and then her downward spiral into alcoholism and drugs.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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9. The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

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7.3/10
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83/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Vignettes weaving together the stories of six individuals in the old West at the end of the Civil War. Following the tales of a sharp-shooting songster, a wannabe bank robber, two weary traveling performers, a lone gold prospector, a woman traveling the West to an uncertain future, and a motley crew of strangers undertaking a carriage ride.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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10. Hercules

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7.3/10
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83/100
Released: 1997Rated: G
Animation, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Bestowed with superhuman strength, a young mortal named Hercules sets out to prove himself a hero in the eyes of his father, the great god Zeus. Along with his friends Pegasus, a flying horse, and Phil, a personal trainer, Hercules is tricked by the hilarious, hotheaded villain Hades, who's plotting to take over Mount Olympus!

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix), stream on a TV everywhere service (Freeform) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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11. Green Room

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7.0/10
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81/100
Released: 2016Rated: R
Crime, Horror

What it's about: A punk rock band becomes trapped in a secluded venue after finding a scene of violence. For what they saw, the band themselves become targets of violence from a gang of white power skinheads, who want to eliminate all evidence of the crime.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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12. Hairspray

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6.7/10
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81/100
Released: 2007Rated: PG
Comedy, Musical

What it's about: Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad auditions to be on Baltimore's most popular dance show - The Corny Collins Show - and lands a prime spot. Through her newfound fame, she becomes determined to help her friends and end the racial segregation that has been a staple of the show.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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13. Anvil! The Story of Anvil

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7.9/10
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79/100
Released: 2008
Documentary, Biography

What it's about: At 14, best friends Robb Reiner and Lips made a pact to rock together forever. Their band, Anvil, hailed as the "demi-gods of Canadian metal, " influenced a musical generation that includes Metallica, Slayer, and Anthrax,. Following a calamitous European tour, Lips and Robb, now in their fifties, set off to record their 13th album in one last attempt to fulfill their boyhood dreams

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Sundance Now & Realeyz) & rent or buy from $4.99 on 3 services (Prime Video, Microsoft & PlayStation Store).

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14. About a Boy

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7.1/10
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78/100
Released: 2002Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Will Freeman is a hip Londoner who one day realizes that his friends are all involved with the responsibilities of married life and that leaves him alone in the cold. Passing himself off as a single father, he starts to meet a string of single mums, confident in his ability to leave them behind when they start to ask for a commitment. But Will's hope of a continued bachelorhood is interrupted when he meets 12-year old Marcus, in many ways his complete opposite.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Showtime), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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15. Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé

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7.5/10
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78/100
Released: 2019Rated: PG-13
Documentary, Musical

What it's about: This intimate, in-depth look at Beyoncé's celebrated 2018 Coachella performance reveals the emotional road from creative concept to cultural movement.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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16. George Harrison: Living in the Material World

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8.2/10
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78/100
Released: 2012Rated: PG-13
Documentary, Biography

What it's about: Director Martin Scorsese profiles former Beatle George Harrison in this reverent portrait that mixes interviews and archival footage, featuring commentary from the likes of Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr and Yoko Ono.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Qello Concerts) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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17. I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore

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6.9/10
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77/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: When a depressed woman is burglarized, she finds a new sense of purpose by tracking down the thieves alongside her obnoxious neighbor. But they soon find themselves dangerously out of their depth against a pack of degenerate criminals.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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18. White Christmas

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7.6/10
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77/100
Released: 1954
Comedy, Musical

What it's about: Two talented song-and-dance men team up after the war to become one of the hottest acts in show business. In time they befriend and become romantically involved with the beautiful Haynes sisters who comprise a sister act.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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19. Across the Universe

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7.4/10
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76/100
Released: 2007Rated: PG-13
Drama, Fantasy

What it's about: When young dockworker Jude leaves Liverpool to find his estranged father in America, he is swept up by the waves of change that are re-shaping the nation. Jude falls in love with Lucy, a rich but sheltered American girl who joins the growing anti-war movement in New York's Greenwich Village. As the body count in Vietnam rises, political tensions at home spiral out of control and the star-crossed lovers find themselves in a psychedelic world gone mad.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (FX) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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20. The Red Violin

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7.7/10
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76/100
Released: 1998Rated: R
Drama, Romance

What it's about: Spans 300 years in the life of one famed musical instrument that winds up in present-day Montreal on the auction block. Crafted by the Italian master Bussotti (Cecchi) in 1681, the red violin derives its unusual color from the human blood mixed into the finish. With this legacy, the violin travels to Austria, England, China, and Canada, leaving both beauty and tragedy in its wake.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Tribeca Short List), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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21. Seven Pounds

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7.6/10
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75/100
Released: 2008Rated: PG-13
Drama, Romance

What it's about: An IRS agent with a fateful secret embarks on an extraordinary journey of redemption by forever changing the lives of seven strangers.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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22. What Happened, Miss Simone?

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7.6/10
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75/100
Released: 2015
Documentary, Musical

What it's about: The film chronicles Nina Simone's journey from child piano prodigy to iconic musician and passionate activist, told in her own words.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $4.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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23. Pocahontas

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6.7/10
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75/100
Released: 1995Rated: G
Animation, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Pocahontas, daughter of a Native American tribe chief, falls in love with an English soldier as colonists invade 17th century Virginia.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix), stream on a TV everywhere service (Freeform) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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24. Punjab on a High

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7.8/10
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74/100
Released: 2016Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: The insurgence of substance abuse among the young in the Indian state of Punjab through the stories of a rock star, a migrant laborer, a doctor and a policeman.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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25. Supersonic

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7.9/10
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74/100
Released: 2016Rated: R
Documentary, Musical

What it's about: From award-winning director Mat Whitecross and featuring extensive unseen archive footage, Supersonic charts the meteoric rise of Oasis from the council estates of Manchester to some of the biggest concerts of all time in just three short years. This palpable, raw and moving film shines a light on one of the most genre and generation-defining British bands that has ever existed, and features candid new interviews with Noel and Liam Gallagher, their mother, and members of the band and road crew.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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26. Mamma Mia!

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6.4/10
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74/100
Released: 2008Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Musical

What it's about: An independent, single mother who owns a small hotel on a Greek island is about to marry off the spirited young daughter she's raised alone. But, the daughter has secretly invited three of her mother's ex-lovers in the hopes of finding her biological father.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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27. Nowhere Boy

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7.1/10
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74/100
Released: 2009Rated: R
Biography, Drama

What it's about: The drama tells the story of Lennon's teenage years and the start of his journey to becoming a successful musician. The story also examines the impact on his early life and personality of the two dominant females in his childhood

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $9.99 on 2 services (Vudu & PlayStation Store).

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28. The Sapphires

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7.0/10
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73/100
Released: 2012Rated: PG-13
Biography, Comedy

What it's about: It's 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when they entertain the US troops in Vietnam as singing group The Sapphires.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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29. Get Smart

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6.5/10
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73/100
Released: 2008Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: When the identities of secret agents from Control are compromised, the Chief promotes hapless but eager analyst Maxwell Smart and teams him with stylish, capable Agent 99, the only spy whose cover remains intact. Can they work together to thwart the evil plans of KAOS and its crafty operative?

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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30. The Devil's Candy

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6.4/10
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72/100
Released: 2017
Horror, Drama

What it's about: A struggling painter is possessed by satanic forces after he and his young family move into their dream home in rural Texas.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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31. Ballerina

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72/100
Released: 2016Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: Set in 1879 Paris. An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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32. Gaga: Five Foot Two

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7.1/10
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72/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Documentary, Biography

What it's about: Go behind the scenes with pop provocateur Lady Gaga as she releases a bold new album and prepares for her Super Bowl halftime show.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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33. Music and Lyrics

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6.5/10
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72/100
Released: 2007Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Romance

What it's about: 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.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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34. Dumplin'

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6.7/10
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70/100
Released: 2018
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: A girl with the nickname "Dumplin'" enters a beauty pageant in order to win over the boy she likes and stick it to the other girls at school.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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35. Om Shanti Om

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70/100
Released: 2007Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: In this modern remake of Karz, Om - an aspiring actor from the 1970s - is murdered, but is immediately reincarnated into the present day. He attempts to discover the mystery of his demise and find Shanti, the love of his previous life.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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36. Quincy

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69/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Documentary, History

What it's about: An intimate look into the life of icon Quincy Jones. A unique force in music and popular culture for 70 years, Jones has transcended racial and cultural boundaries; his story is inextricably woven into the fabric of America.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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37. Band Aid

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69/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Comedy, Independent

What it's about: A couple who can't stop fighting embark on a last-ditch effort to save their marriage: turning their fights into songs and starting a band.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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38. Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids

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69/100
Released: 2016
Documentary

What it's about: For Justin Timberlake it's the final two dates of his 20/20 Experience World Tour at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Surrounded by the 25 band members of The Tennessee Kids and featuring show-stopping performances from one of the highest-grossing tours of the decade, the film is a culmination of the singer’s 134 shows and 2 years on the road.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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39. Grass is Greener

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Released: 2019
Documentary

What it's about: Weed. Marijuana. Grass. Pot. Whatever you prefer to call it, America’s relationship with cannabis is a complicated one. In his directorial debut, hip hop pioneer Fab 5 Freddy presents an unparalleled look at the racially biased history of the war on marijuana. A range of celebrities and experts discuss the plant’s influence on music and popular culture, and the devastating impact its criminalization has had on Black and Latino communities. As more and more states join the push to legalize marijuana, this documentary dives deep into the glaring racial disparities in the growing cannabis market.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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40. When You're Strange

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Released: 2010Rated: R
Documentary, Musical

What it's about: The creative chemistry of four brilliant artists —drummer John Densmore, guitarist Robby Kreiger, keyboardist Ray Manzarek and singer Jim Morrison— made The Doors one of America's most iconic and influential rock bands. Using footage shot between their formation in 1965 and Morrison's death in 1971, it follows the band from the corridors of UCLA's film school, where Manzarek and Morrison met, to the stages of sold-out arenas.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Qello Concerts) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Google Play).

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41. I Called Him Morgan

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7.3/10
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68/100
Released: 2016
Documentary, Drama

What it's about: Part jazz history, part true-crime tale, Kasper Collin’s new documentary employs extensive archival footage and new interviews to tell the tragic story of the magnificently talented trumpeter Lee Morgan and his common-law wife Helen, who murdered him in a New York bar in 1972.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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42. Quartet

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6.8/10
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68/100
Released: 2012Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: The directorial debut of Dustin Hoffman, Quartet is a high-drama comedy about temperamental divas and old grudges, passion and pride, romance and Rigoletto. At a home for retired musicians, the annual concert to celebrate Verdi's birthday is disrupted by the arrival of Jean, an eternal diva and former wife of one of the residents. Expect poignancy and plenty of laughs.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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43. The Soloist

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67/100
Released: 2009Rated: PG-13
Biography, Drama

What it's about: A Los Angeles journalist befriends a homeless Juilliard-trained musician, while looking for a new article for the paper.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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44. FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened

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7.3/10
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66/100
Released: 2019
Documentary

What it's about: He promised supermodels and yachts, but delivered tents and cheese sandwiches. How one man engineered a music festival disaster.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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45. Ali G Indahouse

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6.2/10
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66/100
Released: 2002Rated: R
Comedy

What it's about: Ali G unwittingly becomes a pawn in the evil Chancellor's plot to overthrow the Prime Minister of Great Britain. However, instead of bringing the Prime Minister down, Ali is embraced by the nation as the voice of youth and 'realness', making the Prime Minister and his government more popular than ever.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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46. Biggie and Tupac

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6.8/10
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65/100
Released: 2002Rated: R
Documentary, Biography

What it's about: In 1997, rap superstars Tupac Shakur and Christopher Wallace (aka Biggie Smalls, The Notorious B.I.G.) were gunned down in separate incidents, the apparent victims of hip hop's infamous east-west rivalry. Nick Broomfield's film introduces Russell Poole, an ex-cop with damning evidence that suggests the LAPD deliberately fumbled the case to conceal connections between the police, LA gangs and Death Row Records, the label run by feared rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (SnagFilms & Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Prime Video, Fandor & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.96 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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47. Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened...

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7.8/10
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65/100
Released: 2016
Documentary

What it's about: This film from acclaimed theater director Lonny Price charts the journey of the original cast of Stephen Sondheim's "Merrily We Roll Along" in the 30-plus years since the musical debuted on Broadway at the Alvin Theatre in 1981.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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48. Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart

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7.0/10
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64/100
Released: 2013Rated: PG
Animation, Action & Adventure

What it's about: In Scotland 1874, Jack is born on the coldest day ever. Because of the extreme cold, his heart stops beating. The responsible midwife in Edinburgh finds a way to save him by replacing his heart with a clock. So he lives and remains under the midwife's protective care. But he must not get angry or excited because that endangers his life by causing his clock to stop working. Worse than that, when he grows up, he has to face the fact he cannot fall in love because that too could stop his delicate heart.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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49. Morris from America

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6.2/10