Best Music Movies of 1980
The Blues Brothers
Jake Blues is just out of jail, and teams up with his brother, Elwood on a 'mission from God' to raise funds for the orphanage in which they grew up. The only thing they can do is do what they do best: play music. So they get their old band together, and set out on their way—while getting in a bit of trouble here and there.
Coal Miner's Daughter
Biography of Loretta Lynn, a country and western singer that came from poverty to fame.
A chronicle of the lives of several teenagers who attend a New York high school for students gifted in the performing arts.
AC/DC: Let There Be Rock
Before the show - Live wire - Shot down in flames - Hell ain't a bad place to be - Sin city - Walk all over - You - Bad boy boogie - The jack - Highway to hell - Girls got rhythm - High voltage - Whole lotta Rosie - Rocker - Let there be rock
Playing for Time
When a Jewish songstress is plucked from the stage and sent to Auschwitz, she and other musicians find themselves assigned to a terrible task—using their talents to soothe fellow prisoners who are sentenced to die in the gas chambers.
A beautiful muse inspires an artist and his older friend to convert a dilapidated auditorium into a lavish rollerskating club.
Popeye is a super-strong, spinach-scarfing sailor man who's searching for his father. During a storm that wrecks his ship, Popeye washes ashore and winds up rooming at the Oyl household, where he meets Olive. Before he can win her heart, he must first contend with Olive's fiancé, Bluto.
A Pakistani musical
Breaking Glass is the story of punk singer Kate and her meteoric rise to stardom. Starting out in the rock pubs of London, Kate, assisted by her manager Danny, becomes a huge star overnight. Once at the top the pressure is immense as Kate's band are squeezed out and she is left to cope alone in the spotlight.
Two ill-matched teenage girls form a punk band and soon have New York by its ears.