Best Music Movies of 2012

1.

Pitch Perfect

5.9
7.2/10 IMDB

College student Beca knows she does not want to be part of a clique, but that's exactly where she finds herself after arriving at her new school. Thrust in among mean gals, nice gals and just plain weird gals, Beca finds that the only thing they have in common is how well they sing together. She takes the women of the group out of their comfort zone of traditional arrangements and into a world of amazing harmonic combinations in a fight to the top of college music competitions.

Starring: Anna Kendrick, Skylar Astin, Brittany Snow, Anna Camp, Rebel Wilson, Ben Platt, Adam Devine, Alexis Knapp, Ester Dean, Hana Mae Lee ..
Directed by: Jason Moore
Release date: 2012-09-28
2.

Searching for Sugar Man

5.8
8.2/10 IMDB

Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock 'n' roller, Rodriguez. The film won Best Documentary at the 85th Academy Awards.

Starring: Dennis Coffey, Rodriguez, Stephen Segerman, Mike Theodore, Regan Rodriguez, Sandra Rodriguez-Kennedy, Eva Rodriguez, Clarence Avant, Steve Rowland, Malik Bendjelloul ..
Directed by: Malik Bendjelloul
Release date: 2012-06-30
3.

Marley

5.6
8.0/10 IMDB

Bob Marley's universal appeal, impact on music history and role as a social and political prophet is both unique and unparalleled. Directed by Academy Award-winning director Kevin Macdonald (The Last King of Scotland), MARLEY is the definitive life story of the musician, revolutionary, and legend, from his early days to his rise to international superstardom. Made with the support of the Marley family, the film features rare footage, incredible performances and revelatory interviews with the people that knew him best.

Starring: Bob Marley, Ziggy Marley, Rita Marley, Cedella Marley, Jimmy Cliff, Chris Blackwell, Bunny Wailer ..
Directed by: Kevin Macdonald
Release date: 2012-04-20
4.

George Harrison: Living in the Material World

5.0
8.2/10 IMDB

Director Martin Scorsese profiles former Beatle George Harrison in this reverent portrait that mixes interviews and archival footage, featuring commentary from the likes of Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr and Yoko Ono.

Starring: George Harrison, Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Ringo Starr, Olivia Harrison, Dhani Harrison, Louise Harrison, Peter Harrison, George Martin, Ravi Shankar ..
Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Release date: 2012-09-27
5.

Katy Perry: Part of Me

4.6
5.8/10 IMDB

Giving fans unprecedented access to the real life of the music sensation, Katy Perry: Part of Me exposes the hard work, dedication and phenomenal talent of a girl who remained true to herself and her vision in order to achieve her dreams. Featuring rare behind-the-scenes interviews, personal moments between Katy and her friends, and all-access footage of rehearsals, choreography, Katy’s signature style and more, Katy Perry: Part of Me reveals the singer’s unwavering belief that if you can be yourself, then you can be anything.

Starring: Katy Perry, Russell Brand, Shannon Woodward, Rachael Markarian, Mia Moretti, Glen Ballard, Adam Marcello, Casey Hooper, Patrick Matera, Max Hart ..
Directed by: Dan Cutforth, Jane Lipsitz
Release date: 2012-06-28
6.

Rock of Ages

4.5
5.9/10 IMDB

A small town girl and a city boy meet on the Sunset Strip, while pursuing their Hollywood dreams.

Starring: Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta, Tom Cruise, Alec Baldwin, Russell Brand, Malin Åkerman, Paul Giamatti, Bryan Cranston, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Erica Frene ..
Directed by: Adam Shankman
Release date: 2012-06-13
7.

Led Zeppelin: Celebration Day

4.4
8.9/10 IMDB

On December 10, 2007, Led Zeppelin took the stage at London's O2 Arena to headline a tribute concert for dear friend and Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun. What followed was a two-hour-plus tour de force of the band's signature blues-infused rock 'n' roll that instantly became part of the legend of Led Zeppelin. Founding members John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant were joined by Jason Bonham, the son of their late drummer John Bonham, to perform 16 songs from their celebrated catalog including landmark tracks "Whole Lotta Love," "Rock And Roll," "Kashmir," and "Stairway To Heaven." .

Starring: Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, Jason Bonham, Led Zeppelin ..
Directed by: Dick Carruthers
Release date: 2012-10-17
8.

Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet

4.2
8.1/10 IMDB

When doctors diagnosed 19-year-old rock star Jason Becker with Lou Gehrig's Disease, they said he would never make music again and that he wouldn’t live to see his 25th birthday. 22 years later, without the ability to move or to speak, Jason is alive and making music with his eyes.

Starring: Jason Becker, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Marty Friedman ..
Directed by: Jesse Vile
Release date: 2012-03-03
9.

Pink Floyd: The Story of Wish You Were Here

4.1
8.0/10 IMDB

Wish You Were Here, released in September 1975, was the follow up album to the globally successful The Dark Side Of The Moon and is cited by many fans, as well as band members Richard Wright and David Gilmour, as their favorite Pink Floyd album. On release it went straight to Number One in both the UK and the US and topped the charts in many other countries around the world. This program tells the story of the making of this landmark release through new interviews with Roger Waters, David Gilmour and Nick Mason and archive interviews with the late Richard Wright. Also featured are sleeve designer Storm Thorgerson, guest vocalist Roy Harper, front cover burning man Ronnie Rondell and others involved in the creation of the album. In addition, original recording engineer Brian Humphries revisits the master tapes at Abbey Road Studios to illustrate aspects of the songs construction.

Starring: Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Nick Mason, Storm Thorgerson ..
Directed by: John Edginton
Release date: 2012-06-26
10.

Bad 25

4.0
8.0/10 IMDB

Spike Lee pays tribute to Michael Jackson's Bad on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the epochal album, offering behind-the-scenes footage of Jackson recording the album and interviews with confidants, musicians, choreographers, and such music-world superstars as Kanye West, Sheryl Crow, Cee Lo Green and Mariah Carey.

Starring: Michael Jackson, Spike Lee, Sheryl Crow, Cee Lo Green, Mariah Carey, Ahmir-Khalib Thompson, Kanye West, Martin Scorsese, Thelma Schoonmaker, Stevie Wonder ..
Directed by: Spike Lee
Release date: 2012-11-22

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