Best Music Movies of 2005

1.

Walk the Line

6.3
7.8/10 IMDB

A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins.

Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Ginnifer Goodwin, Robert Patrick, Tyler Hilton, Johnathan Rice, Shooter Jennings, Waylon Payne, Dallas Roberts, Dan John Miller ..
Directed by: James Mangold
Release date: 2005-09-13
2.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

5.8
6.6/10 IMDB

A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.

Starring: Johnny Depp, Freddie Highmore, David Kelly, Helena Bonham Carter, Noah Taylor, Missi Pyle, James Fox, AnnaSophia Robb, Julia Winter, Jordan Fry ..
Directed by: Tim Burton
Release date: 2005-07-13
3.

Metal: A Headbanger's Journey

5.6
8.1/10 IMDB

The film discusses the traits and originators of some of metal's many subgenres, including the New Wave of British Heavy Metal, power metal, Nu metal, glam metal, thrash metal, black metal, and death metal. Dunn uses a family-tree-type flowchart to document some of the most popular metal subgenres. The film also explores various aspects of heavy metal culture.

Starring: Sam Dunn, Chris Adler, Tom Araya, Gavin Baddeley, Blasphemer, Randy Blythe, Alice Cooper, Pamela Des Barres, Bruce Dickinson, Ronnie James Dio ..
Directed by: Sam Dunn, Scot McFadyen, Jessica Joy Wise
Release date: 2005-09-14
4.

Hustle & Flow

5.2
7.3/10 IMDB

With help from his friends, a Memphis pimp in a mid-life crisis attempts to become a successful hip-hop emcee.

Starring: Terrence Howard, Anthony Anderson, Taryn Manning, Taraji P. Henson, Elise Neal, DJ Qualls, Ludacris, Paula Jai Parker, Isaac Hayes, Jordan Houston ..
Directed by: Craig Brewer
Release date: 2005-07-22
5.

No Direction Home: Bob Dylan

5.1
8.5/10 IMDB

A chronicle of Bob Dylan's strange evolution between 1961 and 1966 from folk singer to protest singer to "voice of a generation" to rock star.

Starring: Bob Dylan, Allen Ginsberg, Joan Baez, Johnny Cash, Pete Seeger, Mavis Staples, Dave Van Ronk, D. A. Pennebaker, John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King ..
Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Release date: 2005-07-21
6.

Kinky Boots

5.1
7.1/10 IMDB

Charles Price may have grown up with his father in the family shoe business in Northampton, central England, but he never thought that he would take his father's place. Charles has a chance encounter with the flamboyant drag queen cabaret singer Lola and everything changes.

Starring: Joel Edgerton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Sarah-Jane Potts, Nick Frost, Linda Bassett, Jemima Rooper, Robert Pugh, Ewan Hooper, Stephen Marcus, Mona Hammond ..
Directed by: Julian Jarrold
Release date: 2005-08-30
7.

Green Day: Bullet in a Bible

4.5
8.7/10 IMDB

Bullet in a Bible documents one of the two biggest shows that Green Day have performed in their career. They played in front of a crowd of over 130,000 people at the Milton Keynes National Bowl in United Kingdom on June 18–19, 2005. The band was supported by Jimmy Eat World, Taking Back Sunday, and Hard-Fi during their American Idiot world tour. Fourteen of the twenty songs performed at these shows were included on the disc; missing out "Jaded", "Knowledge", "She", "Maria", "Homecoming" and "We Are The Champions". Bullet in a Bible was released as a double-LP set on November 10, 2009, as part of the band's 2009 vinyl re-release campaign.

Starring: Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Tre Cool, Samuel Bayer, Adrienne Armstrong, Ron Blake, Brittney Dane, Jason Freese, Mike Pelino, Jason White ..
Directed by: Samuel Bayer
Release date: 2005-11-15
8.

Get Rich or Die Tryin'

4.4
5.4/10 IMDB

A tale of an inner city drug dealer who turns away from crime to pursue his passion, rap music.

Starring: 50 Cent, Joy Bryant, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Omar Benson Miller, Terrence Howard, Viola Davis, Ashley Walters, Tory Kittles, Marc John Jefferies, Sullivan Walker ..
Directed by: Jim Sheridan
Release date: 2005-11-09
9.

Last Days

4.2
5.8/10 IMDB

The life and struggles of a notorious rock musician seeping into a pit of loneliness whose everyday life involves friends and family seeking financial aid and favors, inspired by rock music legend Kurt Cobain and his final hours.

Starring: Michael Pitt, Lukas Haas, Asia Argento, Scott Patrick Green, Nicole Vicius, Kim Gordon, Ricky Jay, Ryan Orion, Harmony Korine, Gus Van Sant ..
Directed by: Gus Van Sant
Release date: 2005-05-13
10.

The Devil and Daniel Johnston

4.1
7.9/10 IMDB

This 2005 documentary film chronicles the life of Daniel Johnston, a manic-depressive genius singer/songwriter/artist, from childhood up to the present, with an emphasis on his mental illness and how it manifested itself in demonic self-obsession.

Starring: Daniel Johnston, Matt Groening, Louis Black, Gibby Haynes, Thurston Moore, Laurie Allen, Brian Beattie, David Fair, Jad Fair, Don Goede ..
Directed by: Jeff Feuerzeig
Release date: 2005-01-23

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