Best Music Movies of 1990

1.

Cry-Baby

5.3
6.5/10 IMDB

A prim and proper schoolgirl goes against her grandmother's wishes when she dates a motorcycle-riding juvenile delinquent.

Starring: Johnny Depp, Amy Locane, Polly Bergen, Susan Tyrrell, Traci Lords, Ricki Lake, Iggy Pop, Mink Stole, Robert Walsh, Kim McGuire ..
Directed by: John Waters
Release date: 1990-04-05
2.

Pump Up the Volume

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

Mark Hunter, a lonely high school student, uses his shortwave radio to moonlight as the popular pirate DJ "Hard Harry." When his show gets blamed for a teen committing suicide, the students clash with high school faculty and the authorities.

Starring: Christian Slater, Samantha Mathis, Annie Ross, Scott Paulin, Mimi Kennedy, Andy Romano, Keith Stuart Thayer, Cheryl Pollak, Jeff Chamberlain, Lala Sloatman ..
Directed by: Allan Moyle
Release date: 1990-08-22
3.

Mo' Better Blues

4.8
6.6/10 IMDB

Opens with Bleek as a child learning to play the trumpet, his friends want him to come out and play but mother insists he finish his lessons. Bleek grows into adulthood and forms his own band - The Bleek Gilliam Quartet. The story of Bleek's and Shadow's friendly rivalry on stage which spills into their professional relationship and threatens to tear apart the quartet.

Starring: Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, Wesley Snipes, Giancarlo Esposito, John Turturro, Samuel L. Jackson, Charlie Murphy, Nicholas Turturro, Robin Harris, Joie Lee ..
Directed by: Spike Lee
Release date: 1990-08-03
Best Music Movies of 1990 : Roger Waters: The Wall - Live in Berlin
4.

Roger Waters: The Wall - Live in Berlin

4.4
8.6/10 IMDB

A global television broadcast of the event in which former Pink Floyd leader singer and composer Roger Waters led an all-star cast in a mammoth benefit performance of his acclaimed concept album, The Wall. Set in Berlin, Germany less than a year after the destruction of the hated Berlin Wall, Waters was accompanied by disparate talents such as Cyndi Lauper, James Galway, Joni Mitchell and Albert Finney in the classic dark musical tale of a rock star's descent into madness and back.

Starring: Roger Waters, Ute Lemper, Cyndi Lauper, Thomas Dolby, Sinéad O'Connor, Rick Danko, Levon Helm, Garth Hudson, Eric Bazilian, Rob Hyman ..
Directed by: Ken O'Neill, Roger Waters
Release date: 1990-07-20
Best Music Movies of 1990 : Motörhead: The Birthday Party
5.

Motörhead: The Birthday Party

4.1
9.5/10 IMDB

Motörhead's 10th anniversary show at the Hammersmith Odeon in London, England on 26 June 1985. ----Setlist---- 1. Iron Fist 2. Stay Clean 3. The Hammer 4. Metropolis 5. Mean Machine 6. On the Road 7. Killed by Death 8. Ace of Spades 9. Steal Your Face 10. Nothing Up My Sleeve 11. (We Are) The Road Crew 12. Bite the Bullet 13. The Chase Is Better Than the Catch 14. No Class 15. Overkill 16. Bomber 17. Motörhead

Starring: Lemmy, Phil Campbell, Würzel, Pete Gill, Wendy O. Williams, "Fast" Eddie Clarke, Brian Robertson, Larry Wallis, Phil 'Philthy Animal' Taylor, Lucas Fox ..
Directed by: Derek Hanlon
Release date: 1990-11-27
Best Music Movies of 1990 : The Australian Ballet: Coppélia
6.

The Australian Ballet: Coppélia

4.0
9.0/10 IMDB

This delightful ballet tells the story of Dr Coppelius, an eccentric toymaker, who attempts to bring life to his beautiful doll Coppélia. He is foiled by the mischevious Swanilda, who masquerades as Coppélia and saves her love, Franz, from the Doctor's magic. Recorded live at the Sydney Opera House, this acclaimed production by Dame Peggy van Praagh, the founding Artistic Director of the Australian Ballet, is a triumph.

Starring: Lisa Bolte, Adrian Burnett, Miranda Coney, Robyn Corby, David Cranson, Anna Di Cardi, Michèle Goullet, Greg Horsman, Martin Lewis, Nicole Marshman ..
Directed by: Virginia Lumsden
Release date: 1990-01-01
Best Music Movies of 1990 : New York City Opera: A Little Night Music
7.

New York City Opera: A Little Night Music

3.8
8.9/10 IMDB

A Little Night Music is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler. Inspired by the Ingmar Bergman film Smiles of a Summer Night, it involves the romantic lives of several couples. Its title is a literal English translation of the German name for Mozart's Serenade No. 13 for strings in G major, Eine kleine Nachtmusik. The musical includes the popular song "Send in the Clowns".

Starring: Sally Ann Howes, George Lee Andrews, Regina Resnik, Danielle Ferland, Kevin Anderson, Beverly Lambert, Susan Terry, Maureen Moore, Michael Maguire, Susanne Marsee ..
Directed by: Kirk Browning
Release date: 1990-11-07
8.

Sammy Davis, Jr. 60th Anniversary Celebration

3.8
8.5/10 IMDB

Celebrating Sammy Davis Jr 's 60th anniversary in show business, including musical,comic and dancing performers.

Starring: Sammy Davis Jr., Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Ella Fitzgerald, Shirley MacLaine, Liza Minnelli, Gregory Peck, Goldie Hawn, Whitney Houston, Jerry Lewis ..
Directed by: Jeff Margolis
Release date: 1990-02-04
Best Music Movies of 1990 : Aerosmith: MTV Unplugged
9.

Aerosmith: MTV Unplugged

3.7
8.1/10 IMDB

MTV viewers get the rare opportunity to see legendary hard rockers Aerosmith perform acoustically on this special edition of "MTV Unplugged." Taped live at the historic Ed Sullivan Theatre in New York City in High Definition TV, band members Steven Tyler (vocals), Joe Perry (guitar), Tom Hamilton (bass), Joey Kramer (drums) and Brad Whitford (guitar) perform a rousing 30 minute acoustic medley of their hit songs past and present. Song selections include "Toys In The Attic," "Hang Man Jury," "Big 10 Inch," "Dream On," "Walkin' The Dog," and "Train Kept A Rollin'." "MTV Unplugged" with Aerosmith, with high definition imaging by Captain of America, marks the first airing of a high definition program on the network. Recorded 11 August 1990 at The Ed Sullivan Theater - NYC. Original Premiere Date: 20 September 1990.

Starring: Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Tom Hamilton, Brad Whitford, Joey Kramer ..
Release date: 1990-09-20
Best Music Movies of 1990 : Madonna: Blond Ambition World Tour Live
10.

Madonna: Blond Ambition World Tour Live

3.5
8.9/10 IMDB

Blond Ambition World Tour Live contains the final tour date recorded in Nice, France. The release had previously been shown and produced by American network HBO as a television special. In 1992, the LaserDisc release won the Best Music Video-Long Form category at the 34th Grammy Awards. The tour reached North America, Europe and Asia. It was a highly controversial tour, mainly for its juxtaposition of Catholic iconography and sexuality. Rolling Stone called it an "elaborately choreographed, sexually provocative extravaganza" and proclaimed it "the best tour of 1990."

Starring: Madonna, Donna DeLory, Niki Haris ..
Directed by: Mark Aldo Miceli
Release date: 1990-12-13

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