Best Music Movies of 2007

1.

August Rush

6.1
7.5/10 IMDB

An orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents.

Starring: Freddie Highmore, Keri Russell, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Terrence Howard, Robin Williams, William Sadler, Marian Seldes, Mykelti Williamson, Leon G. Thomas III, Aaron Staton ..
Directed by: Kirsten Sheridan
Release date: 2007-11-21
2.

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

6.0
7.3/10 IMDB

The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.

Starring: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman, Timothy Spall, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jamie Campbell Bower, Jayne Wisener, Ed Sanders, Laura Michelle Kelly, Anthony Stewart Head ..
Directed by: Tim Burton
Release date: 2007-01-25
3.

Once

5.5
7.8/10 IMDB

A vacuum repairman moonlights as a street musician and hopes for his big break. One day a Czech immigrant, who earns a living selling flowers, approaches him with the news that she is also an aspiring singer-songwriter. The pair decide to collaborate, and the songs that they compose reflect the story of their blossoming love.

Starring: Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová, Hugh Walsh, Gerard Hendrick, Alaistair Foley, Geoff Minogue, Bill Hodnett, Danuse Ktrestova, Darren Healy, Mal Whyte ..
Directed by: John Carney
Release date: 2007-03-23
4.

The Visitor

5.4
7.6/10 IMDB

A college professor travels to New York City to attend a conference and finds a young couple living in his apartment.

Starring: Richard Jenkins, Haaz Sleiman, Danai Gurira, Hiam Abbass, Marian Seldes, Maggie Moore, Richard Kind, Michael Cumpsty, Bill McHenry, Tzahi Moskovitz ..
Directed by: Tom McCarthy
Release date: 2007-09-07
5.

Music and Lyrics

5.3
6.5/10 IMDB

A washed up singer is given a couple days to compose a chart-topping hit for an aspiring teen sensation. Though he's never written a decent lyric in his life, he sparks with an offbeat younger woman with a flair for words.

Starring: Drew Barrymore, Hugh Grant, Scott Porter, Brad Garrett, Haley Bennett, Nick Bacon, Andrew Wyatt, Dan McMillan, Tom Foligno, Zak Orth ..
Directed by: Marc Lawrence
Release date: 2007-02-09
6.

I'm Not There

5.0
6.9/10 IMDB

Six actors portray six personas of music legend Bob Dylan in scenes depicting various stages of his life, chronicling his rise from unknown folksinger to international icon and revealing how Dylan constantly reinvented himself.

Starring: Cate Blanchett, Heath Ledger, Julianne Moore, Ben Whishaw, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Michelle Williams, Christian Bale, Marcus Carl Franklin, Richard Gere, David Cross ..
Directed by: Todd Haynes
Release date: 2007-10-01
7.

Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

Following a childhood tragedy, Dewey Cox follows a long and winding road to music stardom. Dewey perseveres through changing musical styles, an addiction to nearly every drug known and bouts of uncontrollable rage.

Starring: John C. Reilly, Raymond J. Barry, Margo Martindale, Kristen Wiig, Tim Meadows, Conner Rayburn, Chip Hormess, Terrence Beasor, Rance Howard, Craig Robinson ..
Directed by: Jake Kasdan
Release date: 2007-12-21
8.

High School Musical 2

4.7
5.0/10 IMDB

The East High Wildcats are gearing up for big fun as they land the coolest summer jobs imaginable. Troy, Gabriella, Chad, and Taylor have scored sweet gigs at the Lava Springs Country Club owned by Sharpay and Ryan's family. Sharpay's first rule of business: Get Troy. As Troy experiences a life of privilege he's never known, will he give up the Wildcats and Gabriella to rise to the top?

Starring: Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Lucas Grabeel, Corbin Bleu, Monique Coleman, Mark L. Taylor, Bart Johnson, Jessica Tuck, Robert Curtis Brown ..
Directed by: Kenny Ortega
Release date: 2007-08-17
9.

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Runnin' Down a Dream

4.3
8.6/10 IMDB

Directed by Peter Bogdanovich and packed with rare concert footage and home movies, this documentary explores the history of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, including Petty's famous collaborations and notorious clashes with the record industry. Interviews with musical luminaries including Jackson Browne, George Harrison, Eddie Vedder, Roger McGuinn, Jeff Lynne, Dave Stewart and Petty himself shed some revelatory vision.

Starring: Tom Petty, Ron Blair, Mike Campbell, George Drakoulias, Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Roy Orbison, Rick Rubin, Ringo Starr ..
Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich
Release date: 2007-10-14
10.

Stomp the Yard

4.3
5.4/10 IMDB

After the death of his younger brother, a troubled 19-year-old street dancer from Los Angeles is able to bypass juvenile hall by enrolling in the historically black, Truth University in Atlanta, Georgia. But his efforts to get an education and woo the girl he likes are sidelined when he is courted by the top two campus fraternities, both of which want and need his fierce street-style dance moves to win the highly coveted national step show competition.

Starring: Columbus Short, Meagan Good, Ne-Yo, Darrin Henson, Jermaine Williams, Chris Brown, Laz Alonso, Brian J. White, Valarie Pettiford, Allan Louis ..
Directed by: Sylvain White
Release date: 2007-05-16

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