Best Music Movies of 1989

1.

The Fabulous Baker Boys

4.9
6.9/10 IMDB

The lives of two struggling musicians, who happen to be brothers, inevitably change when they team up with a beautiful, up-and-coming singer.

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Michelle Pfeiffer, Beau Bridges, Ellie Raab, Xander Berkeley, Jennifer Tilly, Dakin Matthews, Ken Lerner, Albert Hall, Terri Treas ..
Directed by: Steve Kloves
Release date: 1989-10-13
2.

Meet the Feebles

4.7
6.7/10 IMDB

Heidi, the star of the "Meet The Feebles Variety Hour" discovers her lover Bletch, The Walrus, is cheating on her. And with all the world waiting for the show, the assorted co-stars must contend with drug addiction, extortion, robbery, disease, drug dealing, and murder. Meanwhile the love between two of the stars is threatened by Trevor the Rat, who wishes to exploit the young starlet for use in his porno movie.

Starring: Donna Akersten, Stuart Devenie, Mark Hadlow, Brian Sergent, Ross Jolly, Peter Vere-Jones, Mark Wright, Danny Mulheron, Jay Snowfield, Doug Wren ..
Directed by: Peter Jackson
Release date: 1989-08-12
3.

Great Balls of Fire!

4.6
6.3/10 IMDB

The story of Jerry Lee Lewis, arguably the greatest and certainly one of the wildest musicians of the 1950s. His arrogance, remarkable talent, and unconventional lifestyle often brought him into conflict with others in the industry, and even earned him the scorn and condemnation of the public.

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Winona Ryder, John Doe, Stephen Tobolowsky, Alec Baldwin, Lisa Blount, Trey Wilson, Steve Allen, Michael St. Gerard, Mojo Nixon ..
Directed by: Jim McBride
Release date: 1989-06-30
Best Music Movies of 1989 : Pink Floyd: Delicate Sound of Thunder
4.

Pink Floyd: Delicate Sound of Thunder

4.3
8.4/10 IMDB

Concert video taken from the A Momentary Lapse of Reason tour. It was largely filmed during the concerts running from August 19, 1988 through August 23, 1988 at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York, with some additional footage from June 21, 1988 and June 22, 1988 at the Place d'Armes of the Château de Versailles, Versailles, France (used to provide the performance of "The Great Gig in the Sky"). (credit - wiki)

Starring: David Gilmour, Nick Mason, Richard Wright ..
Directed by: Wayne Isham
Release date: 1989-06-13
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5.

Depeche Mode: 101

4.2
8.3/10 IMDB

A fascinating documentary focusing on backstage realities of art and business during the British synthesizer band's 1988 American tour.

Starring: Dave Gahan, Martin Gore, Andy Fletcher, Alan Wilder ..
Directed by: D. A. Pennebaker, David Dawkins, Chris Hegedus
Release date: 1989-04-27
6.

Teen Witch

3.9
6.1/10 IMDB

Louise is not very popular at her highschool. Then she learns that she's descended from the witches of Salem and has inherited their powers. At first she uses them to get back at the girls and teachers who teased her and to win the heart of the handsome footballer's captain. But soon she has doubts if it's right to 'cheat' her way to popularity.

Starring: Robyn Lively, Dan Gauthier, Joshua John Miller, Caren Kaye, Dick Sargent, Lisa Fuller, Amanda Ingber, Zelda Rubinstein, Noah Blake, Tina Caspary ..
Directed by: Dorian Walker
Release date: 1989-04-28
Best Music Movies of 1989 : The Karen Carpenter Story
7.

The Karen Carpenter Story

3.8
7.0/10 IMDB

Story of the meteoric rise and sudden fall of Karen Carpenter, who became a famous singer before battling anorexia and bulimia. This made-for-TV movie is the authorized version of the life of Karen Carpenter and was made with the approval of Richard Carpenter and the Carpenter family.

Starring: Cynthia Gibb, Mitchell Anderson, Peter Michael Goetz, Michael McGuire, Lise Hilboldt, Kip Gilman, Scott Burkholder, Louise Fletcher, John Patrick Reger, Doug MacHugh ..
Directed by: Joseph Sargent, Richard Carpenter
Release date: 1989-01-01
8.

Leningrad Cowboys Go America

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

The Leningrad Cowboys, a group of Russian musicians, and their manager, travel to America seeking fame and fortune. As they cross the country, trying to get to a wedding in Mexico, they are followed by the village idiot, who wishes to join the band.

Starring: Matti Pellonpää, Kari Väänänen, Sakke Järvenpää, Heikki Keskinen, Pimme Korhonen, Sakari Kuosmanen, Puka Oinonen, Silu Seppälä, Mauri Sumén, Mato Valtonen ..
Directed by: Aki Kaurismäki
Release date: 1989-03-24
9.

Tap

3.6
6.5/10 IMDB

Max Washington has just been released from prison after serving time for burglary. He returns to his old hangout, a hoofer club. His old girl friend, Amy, who still works at the club as a Tap instructor, is less than thrilled to see him. Her father, Little Mo, is happy to see him, because he has plans for a show involving Max. In addition, Max's old partners in crime have another job for him.

Starring: Gregory Hines, Sammy Davis Jr., Suzzanne Douglas, Savion Glover, Terrence E. McNally, Jeffrey Josephson, Joe Morton, Dick Anthony Williams, Bunny Briggs, Steve Condos ..
Directed by: Nick Castle
Release date: 1989-02-12
10.

The Wizard of Speed and Time

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

A Hollywood filmmaker (Mike Jittlov) makes a short for an evil film studio. Unbeknownst to him, the producer has placed a bet of $25,000 that he won't come up with anything with a use. Luckily, our film creator gets the help of his friends.

Starring: Mike Jittlov, Paige Moore, Richard Kaye, Deven Chierighino, Steve Brodie, John Massari, Philip Michael Thomas, Steve Brodie, Lynda Aldon, Gary Schwartz ..
Directed by: Mike Jittlov
Release date: 1989-09-01

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