Best Music Movies of 2008

1.

Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

6.0
8.5/10 IMDB

Dr. Horrible, an aspiring supervillain with his own video blog, is attempting to join the prestigious Evil League of Evil (led by the legendary "thoroughbred of sin", Bad Horse), but his plans are usually foiled by the egotistical superhero Captain Hammer. Dr. Horrible's life is thrown for a loop when he falls in love with Penny, a beautiful and optimistic advocate for the homeless he meets at the laundromat.

Release date: 2008-07-15
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2.

Cadillac Records

5.1
7.0/10 IMDB

The story of sex, violence, race and rock and roll in 1950s Chicago, and the exciting but turbulent lives of some of America's musical legends, including Muddy Waters, Leonard Chess, Little Walter, Howlin' Wolf, Etta James and Chuck Berry.

Starring: Adrien Brody, Jeffrey Wright, Beyoncé Knowles, Gabrielle Union, Columbus Short, Cedric the Entertainer, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Eamonn Walker, Yasiin Bey, Valence Thomas ..
Directed by: Darnell Martin
Release date: 2008-12-05
3.

Another Cinderella Story

5.0
5.8/10 IMDB

A guy who danced with what could be the girl of his dreams at a costume ball only has one hint at her identity: the Zune she left behind as she rushed home in order to make her curfew. And with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in front of him, he sets out to find his masked beauty.

Starring: Selena Gomez, Jane Lynch, Katharine Isabelle, Emily Perkins, Jessica Parker Kennedy, Nicole LaPlaca, Marcus T. Paulk, Stuart Cowan, Giacomo Baessato, Maija Tailfeathers ..
Directed by: Damon Santostefano
Release date: 2008-09-16
4.

It Might Get Loud

4.8
7.6/10 IMDB

A documentary on the electric guitar from the point of view of three significant rock musicians: the Edge, Jimmy Page and Jack White.

Starring: Jimmy Page, The Edge, Jack White, Link Wray ..
Directed by: Davis Guggenheim
Release date: 2008-09-05
5.

Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist

4.8
6.6/10 IMDB

Nick cannot stop obsessing over his ex-girlfriend, Tris, until Tris' friend Norah suddenly shows interest in him at a club. Thus beings an odd night filled with ups and downs as the two keep running into Tris and her new boyfriend while searching for Norah's drunken friend, Caroline, with help from Nick's band mates. As the night winds down, the two have to figure out what they want from each other.

Starring: Michael Cera, Kat Dennings, Aaron Yoo, Alexis Dziena, Ari Graynor, Cassidy Gard, Jonathan B. Wright, Jay Baruchel, Rafi Gavron, Zachary Booth ..
Directed by: Peter Sollett
Release date: 2008-10-03
6.

High School Musical 3: Senior Year

4.7
4.7/10 IMDB

It's almost graduation day for high school seniors Troy, Gabriella, Sharpay, Chad, Ryan and Taylor ? and the thought of heading off in separate directions after leaving East High has these Wildcats thinking they need to do something they'll remember forever. Together with the rest of the Wildcats, they stage a spring musical reflecting their hopes and fears about the future and their unforgettable experiences growing up together. But with graduation approaching and college plans in question, what will become of the dreams, romances, and friendships of East High's senior Wildcats?

Starring: Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Lucas Grabeel, Ashley Tisdale, Corbin Bleu, Monique Coleman, Olesya Rulin, Chris Warren, Ryne Sanborn, Kaycee Stroh ..
Directed by: Kenny Ortega
Release date: 2008-10-11
7.

Camp Rock

4.6
5.1/10 IMDB

When Mitchie gets a chance to attend Camp Rock, her life takes an unpredictable twist, and she learns just how important it is to be true to yourself.

Starring: Demi Lovato, Joe Jonas, Meaghan Jette Martin, Maria Canals-Barrera, Daniel Fathers, Alyson Stoner, Julie Brown, Anna Maria Perez de Tagle, Jasmine Richards, Jordan Francis ..
Directed by: Matthew Diamond
Release date: 2008-06-20
8.

Shine a Light

4.5
7.2/10 IMDB

Martin Scorsese and the Rolling Stones unite in "Shine A Light," a look at The Rolling Stones." Scorsese filmed the Stones over a two-day period at the intimate Beacon Theater in New York City in fall 2006. Cinematographers capture the raw energy of the legendary band.

Starring: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, Ron Wood, Christina Aguilera, Jack White, Buddy Guy, Dorothy Howell Rodham, Blondie Chaplin, Tim Ries ..
Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Release date: 2008-02-07
9.

The Rocker

4.4
6.2/10 IMDB

Rob "Fish" Fishman is the drummer in '80s hair metal band Vesuvius. He's unceremoniously booted as the group signs a big record deal, is out of the music world for 20 years - and then receives a second chance with his nephew's band.

Starring: Rainn Wilson, Josh Gad, Christina Applegate, Emma Stone, Teddy Geiger, Jeff Garlin, Jane Lynch, Jason Sudeikis, Will Arnett, Howard Hesseman ..
Directed by: Peter Cattaneo
Release date: 2008-08-20
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10.

Global Metal

4.1
7.9/10 IMDB

In GLOBAL METAL, directors Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn set out to discover how the West's most maligned musical genre - heavy metal - has impacted the world's cultures beyond Europe and North America. The film follows metal fan and anthropologist Sam Dunn on a whirlwind journey through Asia, South America and the Middle East as he explores the underbelly of the world's emerging extreme music scenes; from Indonesian death metal to Chinese black metal to Iranian thrash metal. GLOBAL METAL reveals a worldwide community of metalheads who aren't just absorbing metal from the West - they're transforming it - creating a new form of cultural expression in societies dominated by conflict, corruption and mass-consumerism.

Starring: Sam Dunn, Rafael Bittencourt, Bruce Dickinson, Adrian Smith, Dave Murray, Max Cavalera, Tom Araya, Kerry King, Lars Ulrich, Mark "Barney" Greenway ..
Directed by: Sam Dunn
Release date: 2008-06-20

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