Best Music Movies of 2009

1.

This Is It

5.4
7.2/10 IMDB

A compilation of interviews, rehearsals and backstage footage of Michael Jackson as he prepared for his series of sold-out shows in London.

Starring: Michael Jackson, Orianthi, Kenny Ortega, Dorian Holley, Patrick Woodroffe, Bashiri Johnson, Mo Pleasure, Jonathan Moffett, Tommy Organ, Jasmine Alveran ..
Directed by: Kenny Ortega
Release date: 2009-10-28
2.

Crazy Heart

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

When reporter, Jean Craddock interviews Bad Blake—an alcoholic, seen-better-days country music legend—they connect, and the hard-living crooner sees a possible saving grace in a life with Jean and her young son.

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Colin Farrell, Robert Duvall, Paul Herman, Tom Bower, Brian Gleason, J. Michael Oliva, Beth Grant ..
Directed by: Scott Cooper
Release date: 2009-12-16
3.

The Soloist

5.0
6.7/10 IMDB

A Los Angeles journalist befriends a homeless Juilliard-trained musician, while looking for a new article for the paper.

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Jamie Foxx, Catherine Keener, Tom Hollander, Nelsan Ellis, Michael Bunin, LisaGay Hamilton, Rachael Harris, Stephen Root, Lorraine Toussaint ..
Directed by: Joe Wright
Release date: 2009-04-24
4.

Notorious

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

NOTORIOUS is the story of Christopher Wallace. Through raw talent and sheer determination, Wallace transforms himself from Brooklyn street hustler (once selling crack to pregnant women) to one of the greatest rappers of all time; THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G. Follow his meteoric rise to fame and his refusal to succumb to expectations - redefining our notion of "The American Dream."

Starring: Jamal Woolard, Derek Luke, Naturi Naughton, Anthony Mackie, Antonique Smith, Angela Bassett, Marc John Jefferies, C.J. Wallace, Dennis L.A. White, Mohamed Dione ..
Directed by: George Tillman, Jr.
Release date: 2009-01-16
5.

A Very Potter Musical

4.5
8.9/10 IMDB

In April 2009, a group of University of Michigan students (Team StarKid) performed what was renamed "A Very Potter Musical", a two act musical parody that featured major elements from all seven Harry Potter books and an original score.

Starring: Darren Criss, Joey Richter, Bonnie Gruesen, Lauren Lopez, Joseph Walker, Brian Rosenthal, Dylan Saunders, Joe Moses, Jaime Lyn Beatty, Devin Lytle ..
Directed by: Matt Lang
Release date: 2009-04-09
6.

Hannah Montana: The Movie

4.5
4.5/10 IMDB

When Miley Stewart (aka pop-star Hannah Montana) gets too caught up in the superstar celebrity lifestyle, her dad decides it's time for a total change of scenery. But sweet niblets! Miley must trade in all the glitz and glamour of Hollywood for some ol' blue jeans on the family farm in Tennessee, and question if she can be both Miley Stewart and Hannah Montana.

Starring: Miley Cyrus, Billy Ray Cyrus, Emily Osment, Jason Earles, Taylor Swift, Lucas Till, Mitchel Musso, Moisés Arias, Vanessa Williams, Margo Martindale ..
Directed by: Peter Chelsom
Release date: 2009-04-10
7.

Bandslam

4.4
6.3/10 IMDB

A high school social outcast and the popular girl bond through a shared love of music.

Starring: Vanessa Hudgens, Aly Michalka, Gaelan Connell, Lisa Kudrow, Scott Porter, Ryan Donowho, Charlie Saxton, Tim Jo, Elvy Yost, Lisa Chung ..
Directed by: Todd Graff
Release date: 2009-08-06
8.

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel

4.3
4.5/10 IMDB

Pop sensations Alvin, Simon and Theodore end up in the care of Dave Seville's twenty-something nephew Toby. The boys must put aside music super stardom to return to school, and are tasked with saving the school's music program by winning the $25,000 prize in a battle of the bands. But the Chipmunks unexpectedly meet their match in three singing chipmunks known as The Chipettes - Brittany, Eleanor and Jeanette. Romantic and musical sparks are ignited when the Chipmunks and Chipettes square off.

Starring: Zachary Levi, David Cross, Jason Lee, Justin Long, Matthew Gray Gubler, Jesse McCartney, Amy Poehler, Anna Faris, Christina Applegate, Wendie Malick ..
Directed by: Betty Thomas
Release date: 2009-12-21
9.

Nine

4.3
5.8/10 IMDB

Arrogant, self-centered movie director Guido Contini finds himself struggling to find meaning, purpose, and a script for his latest film endeavor. With only a week left before shooting begins, he desperately searches for answers and inspiration from his wife, his mistress, his muse, and his mother.

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Marion Cotillard, Penélope Cruz, Nicole Kidman, Judi Dench, Sophia Loren, Kate Hudson, Fergie, Ricky Tognazzi, Enzo Cilenti ..
Directed by: Rob Marshall
Release date: 2009-12-03
10.

Iron Maiden: Flight 666

4.3
8.3/10 IMDB

A chronological account of the heavy metal band Iron Maiden's 2008 world tour through India, Australia, Japan, USA, Canada, Mexico and South America in a jet piloted by the band's front man, Bruce Dickinson. Features interviews with the musicians, their road crew and fans.

Starring: Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris, Nicko McBrain, Dave Murray, Adrian Smith, Janick Gers, Ronnie James Dio, Lars Ulrich ..
Directed by: Sam Dunn, Scot McFadyen
Release date: 2009-04-21

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