Best Music Movies of 1989

1.

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
2.

The Karen Carpenter Story

3.7
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
3.

Leningrad Cowboys Go America

3.7
7.0/10 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
Best Music Movies of 1989 : Genesis - Live at Wembley Stadium
4.

Genesis - Live at Wembley Stadium

3.6
8.1/10 IMDB

Tracklisting: 1. Mama - 2. Abacab - 3. Domino Part 1 - 4. Domino Part 2 - 5. That's All - 6. Brazilian - 7. Land of Confusion - 8. Tonight, Tonight, Tonight - 9. Throwing It All Away - 10. Home by the Sea - 11. Invisible Touch - 12. Drum Duet - 13. Los Endos - 14. Medley: Turn It On Again / Everybody Needs Somebody / I Can't Get No Satisfaction / Reach Out and I'll Be There / You've Lost that Loving Feeling / Pinball Wizard / In the Midnight Hour / Turn It On Again - 15. Do The Neurotic

Starring: Phil Collins, Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford, Daryl Stuermer, Chester Thompson ..
Directed by: James Yukich
Release date: 1989-05-22
5.

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
6.

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. Unbeknownest 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
Best Music Movies of 1989 : The Heat Is On: The Making of Miss Saigon
7.

The Heat Is On: The Making of Miss Saigon

3.4
8.6/10 IMDB

A behind-the-scenes look at the putting on of the successful West End stage musical, including footage of the cast rehearsing and the triumphant first night.

Starring: Jonathan Pryce, Lea Salonga, Cameron Mackintosh, Claude-Michel Schönberg, Alain Boublil, Nicholas Hytner, William D. Brohn, Richard Maltby, Bob Avian, David Caddick ..
Directed by: David Wright
Release date: 1989-12-20
Best Music Movies of 1989 : Rush: A Show of Hands
8.

Rush: A Show of Hands

3.4
8.0/10 IMDB

By 1988, Rush had reached the pinnacle of their success. Internationally acclaimed as one of the world's greatest live acts, Rush remained an enigma. With little airplay or MTV coverage, yet arenas of fans, Rush capture 3 nights of their Hold Your Fire tour at the NEC, UK during April 1988. This third attempt to capture their live atmosphere still doesn't quite hit the mark.

Starring: Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee, Neil Peart ..
Release date: 1989-01-01
Best Music Movies of 1989 : Sinéad O'Connor: The Value of Ignorance
9.

Sinéad O'Connor: The Value of Ignorance

3.4
7.8/10 IMDB

The concert was recorded live at the Dominion Theatre in London, on June 3, 1988. TracklistHide Credits 1 Jackie 2 Just Like You Said It Would Be 3 Mandinka 4 Just Call Me Joe 5 Never Get Old 6 Jerusalem 7 Troy 8 I Am Stretched On Your Grave

Directed by: John Maybury
Release date: 1989-01-01
10.

I Went To The Dance

3.3
7.6/10 IMDB

The definitive film on the history of the toe-tapping, foot-stomping music of French Southwest Louisiana. Includes many Cajun and Zydeco greats, featuring Michael Doucet and Beausoleil, Clifton Chenier, Marc and Ann Savoy, D.L. Menard, and many others.

Directed by: Les Blank, Chris Strachwitz
Release date: 1989-10-13

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