Best Music Movies of 1993

1.

What's Love Got to Do with It

5.3
7.3/10 IMDB

Based on the life of the legendary soul singer, Tina Turner -- born Anna Mae Bullock -- discovers her love of singing in her Tennessee church choir. She moves to St. Louis to pursue a career, and there she meets the charismatic Ike Turner, who rechristens her Tina and offers to help her succeed. As a musical team, Ike and Tina take the charts by storm. But as his physical abuse worsens, Tina has to make the tough decision to leave Ike and set out on her own.

Starring: Angela Bassett, Laurence Fishburne, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Rae'Ven Larrymore Kelly, Virginia Capers, Khandi Alexander, Jenifer Lewis, Chi McBride, Tina Turner, Barry Shabaka Henley ..
Directed by: Brian Gibson
Release date: 1993-06-09
2.

Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit

5.0
5.7/10 IMDB

Deloris Van Cartier is again asked to don the nun's habit to help a run-down Catholic school, presided over by Mother Superior. And if trying to reach out to a class full of uninterested students wasn't bad enough, the sisters discover that the school is due to be closed by the unscrupulous chief of a local authority.

Starring: Whoopi Goldberg, Kathy Najimy, Lauryn Hill, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Maggie Smith, Barnard Hughes, Mary Wickes, James Coburn, Michael Jeter, Wendy Makkena ..
Directed by: Bill Duke
Release date: 1993-12-09
3.

Swing Kids

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

The story of a close-knit group of young kids in Nazi Germany who listen to banned swing music from the US. Soon dancing and fun leads to more difficult choices as the Nazi's begin tightening the grip on Germany. Each member of the group is forced to face some tough choices about right, wrong, and survival.

Starring: Robert Sean Leonard, Christian Bale, Frank Whaley, Barbara Hershey, Tushka Bergen, David Tom, Mary Fogarty, Kenneth Branagh, Noah Wyle, Martin Clunes ..
Directed by: Thomas Carter
Release date: 1993-03-05
Best Music Movies of 1993 : Nirvana: Unplugged In New York
4.

Nirvana: Unplugged In New York

4.7
9.4/10 IMDB

Unplugged in New York is a live album by American rock band Nirvana, released on 1 November 1994. The album features an acoustic performance recorded at Sony Music Studios in New York City on 18 November 1993, for the television series MTV Unplugged. The show was directed by Beth McCarthy-Miller and aired on the cable television network MTV on 16 December 1993. In a break with MTV Unplugged convention, Nirvana played mainly lesser-known material and covers of songs by The Vaselines, David Bowie, Lead Belly, and Meat Puppets, whose members Cris and Curt Kirkwood joined Nirvana onstage.

Starring: Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic, Dave Grohl, Pat Smear, Lori Goldston, Curt Kirkwood, Cris Kirkwood ..
Directed by: Beth McCarthy-Miller
Release date: 1993-12-16
5.

Wayne's World 2

4.5
6.2/10 IMDB

A message from Jim Morrison in a dream prompts cable access TV stars Wayne and Garth to put on a rock concert, "Waynestock," with Aerosmith as headliners. But amid the preparations, Wayne frets that a record producer is putting the moves on his girlfriend, Cassandra, while Garth handles the advances of mega-babe Honey Hornee.

Starring: Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, Christopher Walken, Tia Carrere, Chris Farley, James Hong, Rip Taylor, Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Heather Locklear ..
Directed by: Stephen Surjik
Release date: 1993-12-10
Best Music Movies of 1993 : Metallica: Live Shit - Binge & Purge: Seattle 1992
6.

Metallica: Live Shit - Binge & Purge: Seattle 1992

4.5
9.0/10 IMDB

LIVE SHIT: BINGE & PURGE is the first live album by the American heavy metal band Metallica, released as a box set in 1993. It contained audio of concerts in Mexico City (CDs or cassettes, originally), and videos of concerts in San Diego and Seattle (originally on VHS, later DVD). SAN DIEGO: Recorded at the San Diego Sports Arena, San Diego, CA on January 13 and 14, 1992: Intro-MetalliMovie / The Ecstasy of Gold/Enter Sandman / Creeping Death / Harvester of Sorrow / Welcome Home (Sanitarium) / Sad But True / Wherever I May Roam / Bass solo / Through the Never / The Unforgiven / Justice Medley (Eye of the Beholder/Blackened/The Frayed Ends of Sanity/...And Justice for All) / Drum solo and drum battle (with James Hetfield on drum kit) / Guitar solo / The Four Horsemen / For Whom the Bell Tolls / Fade to Black / Whiplash / Master of Puppets / Seek & Destroy / One / Last Caress / Am I Evil? / Battery / Stone Cold Crazy

Starring: James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, Jason Newsted ..
Directed by: Wayne Isham
Release date: 1993-11-23
7.

Cannibal! The Musical

4.3
7.1/10 IMDB

Heading through Colorado Territory in search of gold and women, Alferd Packer and his group of bemused companions find themselves lost, starving and musically inspired by the obstacles they confront along the way, including a die-hard Confederate cyclops, a trio of surly trappers, a tribe of Japanese-speaking "Indians," and ultimately, each other.

Starring: Trey Parker, Dian Bachar, Ian Hardin, Jon Hegel, Masao Maki, Robert Muratore, Matt Stone, Toddy Walters, Jason McHugh, Stan Brakhage ..
Directed by: Trey Parker
Release date: 1993-10-01
Best Music Movies of 1993 : Metallica: Live Shit - Binge & Purge, Seattle 1989
8.

Metallica: Live Shit - Binge & Purge, Seattle 1989

4.0
9.0/10 IMDB

Live concert from the "Damaged Justice" tour. Recorded at the Seattle Coliseum, Seattle, WA, on August 29 and 30, 1989

Starring: James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, Jason Newsted ..
Directed by: Michael Salomon
Release date: 1993-11-23
Best Music Movies of 1993 : Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould
9.

Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould

3.9
7.4/10 IMDB

A collection of vignettes highlighting different aspects of the life, work, and character of the acclaimed Canadian classical pianist.

Starring: Colm Feore, Derek Keurvorst, Derek Keurvorst, Katya Ladan, Joshua Greenblatt, Sean Ryan, Don McKellar ..
Directed by: Fran├žois Girard
Release date: 1993-11-26
Best Music Movies of 1993 : Guns N' Roses: Makin' F@*!ing Videos Part I - Don't Cry
10.

Guns N' Roses: Makin' [email protected]*!ing Videos Part I - Don't Cry

3.8
8.8/10 IMDB

A look behind the scenes at the making of the video for the song "Don't Cry" from Guns N Roses Use Your Illusion album from when the band was near the peak of its popularity. Inludes footage of the bandmembers hard at work in the studio, as well as in some of their more relaxed moments.

Starring: W. Axl Rose, Slash, Duff McKagan, Izzy Stradlin, Matt Sorum, Dizzy Reed ..
Directed by: Andy Morahan
Release date: 1993-06-21

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