Best Music Movies of 2002


8 Mile

7.1/10 IMDB

The setting is Detroit in 1995. The city is divided by 8 Mile, a road that splits the town in half along racial lines. A young white rapper, Jimmy "B-Rabbit" Smith Jr. summons strength within himself to cross over these arbitrary boundaries to fulfill his dream of success in hip hop. With his pal Future and the three one third in place, all he has to do is not choke.

Starring: Eminem, Mekhi Phifer, Brittany Murphy, Kim Basinger, Michael Shannon, Taryn Manning, Anthony Mackie, De'Angelo Wilson, Evan Jones, Omar Benson Miller ..
Directed by: Curtis Hanson
Release date: 2002-11-08


5.8/10 IMDB

A fish-out-of-water comedy about a talented street drummer from Harlem who enrolls in a Southern university, expecting to lead its marching band's drumline to victory. He initially flounders in his new world, before realizing that it takes more than talent to reach the top.

Starring: Nick Cannon, Zoe Saldana, Orlando Jones, Leonard Roberts, GQ, Earl Poitier, Jason Weaver, Candace Carey, Shay Roundtree, Miguel A. Gaetan ..
Directed by: Charles Stone III
Release date: 2002-12-13

James: Getting Away with It... Live

9.0/10 IMDB

Getting Away With It... Live is the thirteenth release and the third live album from Manchester Indie group James. It was recorded at the Manchester gig of their 2001 winter tour, which was dubbed as James' final tour until their reunion in 2007. This DVD of the concert was released in 2002 and features band interviews and promotional videos. Former members Larry Gott (guitar) and Andy Diagram (trumpet) make guest appearances during the show.

Starring: Tim Booth, Jim Glennie, Dave Baynton-Power, Adrian Oxaal, Michael Kulas, Saul Davies, Andy Diagram, Larry Gott ..
Release date: 2002-05-21
Best Music Movies of 2002 : Queen: Greatest Video Hits

Queen: Greatest Video Hits

8.8/10 IMDB

Greatest Video Hits 1 was the first Queen video collection on DVD. Most of the content was released previously on the VHS cassette Greatest Flix in 1981. It was released in October 2002, and included video hits of the band between 1973 and 1981. There is also a Greatest Video Hits 2. The DVD peaked at number one in UK, with sales of more than 90,000 copies. It was also the best selling DVD of the year in 2002. It was also number one in USA (platinum), Germany (gold), Spain and other countries. It was also 4 times platinum in Australia, 3 times platinum in Canada, platinum in Poland, and other places.

Starring: Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor, John Deacon ..
Release date: 2002-10-14

Eight Crazy Nights

5.4/10 IMDB

Adam Sandler invites you to share some holiday cheer in the new, no-holds-barred musical comedy Adam Sandler's 8 Crazy Nights. Davey Stone, a 33-year old party animal, finds himself in trouble with the law after his wild ways go too far.

Starring: Adam Sandler, Jackie Sandler, Kevin Nealon, Austin Stout, Rob Schneider, Norm Crosby, Jon Lovitz, Tyra Banks, Jared Sandler, Blake Clark ..
Directed by: Seth Kearsley
Release date: 2002-11-27
Best Music Movies of 2002 : Elvis The Great Performances Vol. 1 Center Stage

Elvis The Great Performances Vol. 1 Center Stage

8.1/10 IMDB

Priscilla Presley presents this tribute to her late former husband, combining live musical performances with rare footage of 'the King'. Included are Elvis' first screen test and audio recording.

Starring: Elvis Presley, Priscilla Presley, George Klein ..
Directed by: Andrew Solt
Release date: 2002-06-24
Best Music Movies of 2002 : Gorillaz: Phase One - Celebrity Take Down

Gorillaz: Phase One - Celebrity Take Down

8.3/10 IMDB

Celebrity Takedown is a compilation DVD by Gorillaz, released in November 2002. The DVD compiles the videos and animatics related to the release of the band's first album, Gorillaz, as well as the related singles.

Starring: Damon Albarn, Phil Cornwell, Nelson De Freitas, Del, Krishnan Guru-Murthy, Miho Hatori, Jamie Hewlett, Remi Kabaka, Haruka Kuroda, Tina Weymouth ..
Directed by: Peter Candeland, Jamie Hewlett, Cass Browne, Mat Wakeham
Release date: 2002-11-26
Best Music Movies of 2002 : Korn: Deuce

Korn: Deuce

8.2/10 IMDB

Deuce is the second DVD by the American Nu Metal band, Korn. It was released on June 11, 2002 - the same day as the band's fifth studio release, Untouchables. The DVD was certified platinum by the RIAA. The DVD includes the band's first home video Who Then Now? and features the music video collection from Korn to Issues. Other extras include biographies of each band member, gags, behind-the-scenes of the music videos or live concerts, and various other things.

Starring: Jonathan Davis, Ice Cube, Fieldy, James "Munky" Shaffer, Brian Phillip "Head" Welch, David Silveria, Martin Weisz, Udo Kier, Brigitte Nielsen, Tatjana Patitz ..
Directed by: Nathan Karma Cox, Todd McFarlane
Release date: 2002-01-01
Best Music Movies of 2002 : Pavement: Slow Century

Pavement: Slow Century

7.7/10 IMDB

Documentary tracing the existence of noted rock band Pavement from 1989 to their final performance in late 1999. The DVD also compiles all of their music videos, rare live footage, audio commentary from the band and directors, and two live concerts available with multiple angles.

Starring: Stephen Malkmus, Mark Ibold, Scott Kannberg, Bob Nastanovich, Thurston Moore ..
Directed by: Lance Bangs
Release date: 2002-10-22
Best Music Movies of 2002 : Dave Matthews Band: Live at Folsom Field

Dave Matthews Band: Live at Folsom Field

8.4/10 IMDB

Live at Folsom Field, Boulder, Colorado, also known as Live at Folsom Field, is the fourth live album released by the Dave Matthews Band. It was recorded in Boulder, Colorado at Folsom Field, the football stadium of the University of Colorado at Boulder on July 11, 2001. It was released on the RCA Records music label on November 5, 2002 on Compact Disc, VHS, and DVD.

Starring: Dave Matthews, Boyd Tinsley, Carter Beauford, Stefan Lessard, LeRoi Moore ..
Release date: 2002-11-05

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