Best Music Movies of 2009

1.

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, James Keane ..
Directed by: Scott Cooper
Release date: 2009-12-16
2.

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
3.

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
4.

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
5.

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
6.

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
7.

The White Stripes: Under Great White Northern Lights

4.0
8.0/10 IMDB

In 2007 the legendary American duo White Stripes toured Canada. Besides playing the usual venues they challenged themselves and played in buses, cafés and for Indian tribal elders. Music video director Emmett Malloy followed the band and managed to capture both the special tour, extraordinary concert versions of the band's minimalist, raw, blues-inspired rock songs and the special relationship between the extroverted Jack White and the introspective Meg White - a formerly married couple who for a long time claimed to be siblings. The film makes striking use of the band's concert colors: red, white and black.

Starring: Jack White, Meg White ..
Directed by: Emmett Malloy
Release date: 2009-01-01
8.

Fame

3.9
5.1/10 IMDB

An updated version of the 1980 musical, which centered on the students of the New York Academy of Performing Arts.

Starring: Kay Panabaker, Naturi Naughton, Kherington Payne, Megan Mullally, Walter Perez, Asher Book, Krystal Ellsworth, Anna Maria Perez de Tagle, Tiffany Espensen, Cody Longo ..
Directed by: Kevin Tancharoen
Release date: 2009-01-01
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9.

Battle for Milkquarious

3.8
8.3/10 IMDB

When the world's muscle building milk is stolen, it takes a strong man to fight back.

Starring: Joe Hursley, Tiffany Elle, Gichi Gamba, Drue Delio, Sonya Millen, Sabrina Millen ..
Directed by: Tom Kuntz
Release date: 2009-10-10
10.

I Am... Yours: An Intimate Performance at Wynn Las Vegas

3.8
8.6/10 IMDB

Filmed at the Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas, this extraordinary concert features performances of over 30 songs from Beyoncé’s three multi-platinum solo releases, Destiny’s Child catalog and a few surprises. This amazing concert includes the #1 hits, “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It),” “If I Were A Boy,” “Halo,” “Sweet Dreams” and showcases a gut-wrenching performance of “That’s Why You’re Beautiful.” Included on "I AM... YOURS An Intimate Performance At Wynn Las Vegas," is a biographical storytelling woven between many songs and exclusive behind-the-scenes footage.

Starring: Beyoncé Knowles ..
Directed by: Nick Wickham
Release date: 2009-11-23

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