Best Music Movies of 2010

1.

The Runaways

4.7
6.5/10 IMDB

Joan Jett and Cherie Currie, two rebellious teenagers from Southern California, become the frontwomen for the Runaways -- the now-legendary group that paved the way for future generations of female rockers. Under the Svengali-like influence of impresario Kim Fowley, the band becomes a huge success.

Starring: Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning, Michael Shannon, Stella Maeve, Scout Taylor-Compton, Alia Shawkat, Riley Keough, Johnny Lewis, Hannah Marks, Keir O'Donnell ..
Directed by: Floria Sigismondi
Release date: 2010-03-19
2.

Country Strong

4.6
6.3/10 IMDB

Soon after the rising young singer-songwriter Beau Williams gets involved with a fallen, emotionally unstable country star Kelly Canter, the pair embark on a career resurrection tour helmed by her husband/manager James and featuring a beauty queen-turned-singer Chiles Stanton. Between concerts, romantic entanglements and old demons threaten to derail them all.

Starring: Gwyneth Paltrow, Garrett Hedlund, Tim McGraw, Leighton Meester, Marshall Chapman, Lari White, Jeremy Childs ..
Directed by: Shana Feste
Release date: 2010-12-22
Best Music Movies of 2010 : Les Misérables in Concert - The 25th Anniversary
3.

Les Misérables in Concert - The 25th Anniversary

4.4
8.8/10 IMDB

This concert, recorded to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the landmark musical Les Miserables, gathers the casts of the show's 2010 original production at the Queen's Theatre, the 1985 original production by the London company, and the 2010 production at the Barbican together for one performance. Together with talents like Michael Ball, Hadley Fraser, and John Owen-Jones, the performers present the play's musical numbers in a semi-theatrical style, fully costumed and with all the emotion of the musical's heyday.

Starring: Alfie Boe, Norm Lewis, Matt Lucas, Jenny Galloway, Lea Salonga, Samantha Barks, Katie Hall, Ramin Karimloo, Earl Carpenter, Hadley Fraser ..
Directed by: Nick Morris
Release date: 2010-10-03
4.

I'm Still Here

4.4
6.2/10 IMDB

I'm Still Here is a portrayal of a tumultuous year in the life of actor Joaquin Phoenix. With remarkable access, the film follows the Oscar-nominee as he announces his retirement from a successful film career in the fall of 2008 and sets off to reinvent himself as a hip-hop musician. The film is a portrait of an artist at a crossroads and explores notions of courage and creative reinvention, as well as the ramifications of a life spent in the public eye.

Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Bruce Willis, Danny DeVito, Jack Nicholson, Ben Stiller, Sean Combs, Casey Affleck, Antony Langdon, Yasiin Bey, Edward James Olmos ..
Directed by: Casey Affleck
Release date: 2010-09-10
5.

Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin' About Him?)

4.2
7.6/10 IMDB

The documentary explores the enigmatic life and music of Harry Nilsson in an attempt to answer the question, "Who is Harry Nilsson?" The film includes new and archive audio and film including interviews with Robin Williams, Yoko Ono, Van Dyke Parks, Randy Newman, Ray Cooper, the Smothers Brothers, and Micky Dolenz. "Who is Harry Nilsson?" uses promotional films, music videos, and home movies; segments from the unreleased documentary made during the recording of Son of Schmilsson (Did Somebody Drop His Mouse?); and excerpts from Nilsson's rare TV appearances in his BBC specials, the "Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour", "Playboy After Dark", and in an episode of "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir".

Starring: Harry Nilsson, Richard Perry, Doug Hoefer, Jimmy Webb, Micky Dolenz, Van Dyke Parks, Una Nilsson, John Lennon, Randy Newman, Mark Hudson ..
Directed by: John Scheinfeld
Release date: 2010-10-26
Best Music Movies of 2010 : Bo Burnham: Words, Words, Words
6.

Bo Burnham: Words, Words, Words

4.1
8.2/10 IMDB

Bo Burnham is back with a new one-man show full of his patented songs and wordplay, as well as haikus, dramatic readings, blasphemy, and so much more in his first hour-long special, shot live in his home town of Boston.

Starring: Bo Burnham ..
Directed by: Shannon Hartman
Release date: 2010-10-19
Best Music Movies of 2010 : Runaway
7.

Runaway

4.1
7.9/10 IMDB

Kanye West's music film for the "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy" album.

Starring: Kanye West, Selita Ebanks, Radka Pavlov?inová ..
Directed by: Kanye West
Release date: 2010-10-23
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8.

Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam

4.0
5.2/10 IMDB

Mitchie can't wait to go back to Camp Rock and spend the summer making new music with her friends and superstar Shane Gray. But the slick new camp across the lake, Camp Star, has drummed up some serious competition — featuring newcomers Luke (Matthew "Mdot" Finley) and Dana (Chloe Bridges). In a sensational battle of the bands, with Camp Rock's future at stake, will Camp Star's flashy production and over-the-top antics win out, or will Camp Rockers prove that music, teamwork, and spirit are what truly matter?

Starring: Demi Lovato, Alyson Stoner, Joe Jonas, Nick Jonas, Kevin Jonas, Meaghan Jette Martin, Chloe Bridges, Maria Canals-Barrera, Daniel Fathers, Daniel Kash ..
Directed by: Paul Hoen
Release date: 2010-09-17
9.

Lemmy

4.0
7.8/10 IMDB

Over four decades, Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister has registered an immeasurable impact on music history. Nearly 65, he remains the living embodiment of the rock and roll lifestyle, and this feature-length documentary tells his story, one of a hard-living rock icon who continues to enjoy the life of a man half his age.

Starring: Dave Brock, Phil Campbell, Fast Eddie Clarke, Jarvis Cocker, Alice Cooper, Mikkey Dee, C.C. Deville, Dave Ellefson, Jason Everman, Lars Frederiksen ..
Directed by: Greg Olliver, Wes Orshoski
Release date: 2010-03-15
Official Website:
Best Music Movies of 2010 : Elektra - Salzburger Festspiele
10.

Elektra - Salzburger Festspiele

4.0
8.6/10 IMDB

The Nikolaus Lehnhoff production of Richard Strauss's "Elektra", recorded live at the Salzburger Festspiele in 2010. Iréne Theorin stars as Elektra, with Eva-Maria Westbroek as Chrysothemis, Waltraud Meier as Klytämnestra, Robert Gambill as Aegisth, and René Pape as Orest. Daniele Gatti conducts the Wiener Philharmoniker.

Starring: Iréne Theorin, Waltraud Meier, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Robert Gambill, René Pape, Oliver Zwarg, Daniela Gatti ..
Directed by: Thomas Grimm
Release date: 2010-08-01

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