Best Music Movies of 2019 (So Far)

1.

Rocketman

5.7
7.5/10

The story of Elton John's life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.

Starring: Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden, Bryce Dallas Howard, Gemma Jones
Directed by: Dexter Fletcher
Release date: 2019-05-22
2.

Yesterday

5.2
7.0/10

Jack Malik is a struggling singer-songwriter in an English seaside town whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend, Ellie. After a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes up to discover that he's the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles.

Starring: Himesh Patel, Lily James, Ed Sheeran, Kate McKinnon, Ana de Armas
Directed by: Danny Boyle
Release date: 2019-06-27
3.

Fyre

5.1
7.3/10

He promised supermodels and yachts, but delivered tents and cheese sandwiches. How one man engineered a music festival disaster.

Starring: Billy McFarland, Ja Rule, Jason Bell, Gabrielle Bluestone, Shiyuan Deng
Directed by: Chris Smith
Release date: 2019-01-18
4.

The Dirt

5.1
7.0/10

The story of Mötley Crüe and their rise from the Sunset Strip club scene of the early 1980s to superstardom.

Starring: Douglas Booth, Machine Gun Kelly, Iwan Rheon, Daniel Webber, Tony Cavalero
Directed by: Jeff Tremaine
Release date: 2019-03-22
5.

Anima

4.8
7.8/10
Anima
In a short musical film directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, Thom Yorke of Radiohead stars in a mind-bending visual piece. Best played loud.
Starring: Thom Yorke, Dajana Roncione
Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson
Release date: 2019-06-27
6.

Descendants 3

4.7
7.3/10

The teenagers of Disney's most infamous villains return to the Isle of the Lost to recruit a new batch of villainous offspring to join them at Auradon Prep.

Starring: Dove Cameron, Cameron Boyce, Sofia Carson, Booboo Stewart, Mitchell Hope
Directed by: Kenny Ortega
Release date: 2019-08-09
7.

Amazing Grace

4.0
7.8/10

The late director Sydney Pollack's behind-the-scenes documentary about the recording of Aretha Franklin's best-selling album Amazing Grace finally sees the light of day more than four decades after the original footage was shot.

Starring: Aretha Franklin, Sydney Pollack, James Cleveland, Reverand James Cleveland, C.L. Franklin
Directed by: Sydney Pollack, Alan Elliott
Release date: 2019-04-05
8.

Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese

4.0
7.9/10

Part documentary, part concert film, part fever dream, this film captures the troubled spirit of America in 1975 and the joyous music that Dylan performed during the fall of that year.

Starring: Bob Dylan, Allen Ginsberg, Joan Baez, Scarlet Rivera, Patti Smith
Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Release date: 2019-06-11
9.

Blinded by the Light

3.9
6.1/10

In 1987, during the austere days of Thatcher’s Britain, a teenager learns to live life, understand his family, and find his own voice through the music of Bruce Springsteen.

Starring: Viveik Kalra, Nell Williams, Hayley Atwell, Kulvinder Ghir, Aaron Phagura
Directed by: Gurinder Chadha
Release date: 2019-08-09
10.

Wild Rose

3.8
7.4/10

A young Scottish singer, Rose-Lynn Harlan, dreams of making it as a country artist in Nashville after being released from prison.

Starring: Jessie Buckley, Sophie Okonedo, Julie Walters, Jamie Sives, James Harkness
Directed by: Tom Harper
Release date: 2019-04-12
11.

Fisherman’s Friends

3.6
6.9/10

Ten fisherman from Cornwall are signed by Universal Records and achieve a top ten hit with their debut album of Sea Shanties. Based on the true-life story of Cornish folk band, Fisherman's Friends.

Starring: Daniel Mays, James Purefoy, Tuppence Middleton, David Hayman, Dave Johns
Directed by: Chris Foggin
Release date: 2019-03-15
12.

Chasing Happiness

3.4
8.0/10

From humble roots as pastor's sons in New Jersey, through their meteoric rise to fame, the Jonas Brothers' bond was unshakeable-until a surprising and painful breakup led Joe, Kevin and Nick down very different paths. With deeply personal interviews, previously unreleased footage and exclusive music, this is the Jonas Brothers as never seen before.

Starring: Nick Jonas, Joe Jonas, Kevin Jonas, Priyanka Chopra, Sophie Turner
Directed by: John Lloyd Taylor
Release date: 2019-06-04
13.

Beats

3.4
6.4/10

An agoraphobic hip-hop prodigy and a disgraced former music manager cross paths in Chicago’s South Side and help each other face demons of their pasts.

Starring: Khalil Everage, Anthony Anderson, Uzo Aduba, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Paul Walter Hauser
Directed by: Chris Robinson
Release date: 2019-06-19
14.

Pavarotti

3.3
7.7/10

Featuring never-before-seen footage, concert performances and intimate interviews, filmmaker Ron Howard examines the life and career of famed opera tenor Luciano Pavarotti.

Starring: Luciano Pavarotti, Bono, Harvey Goldsmith, Nicoletta Mantovani, Plácido Domingo
Directed by: Ron Howard
Release date: 2019-06-04
15.

Stuck

3.3
6.1/10

A musical about six strangers who find themselves stuck on the New York City subway.

Starring: Giancarlo Esposito, Amy Madigan, Ashanti, Arden Cho, Omar Chaparro
Directed by: Michael Berry
Release date: 2019-04-19
16.

Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool

3.3
7.5/10

A visionary, innovator, and originator who defied categorization and embodied the word cool—a foray into the life and career of musical and cultural icon Miles Davis.

Starring: Miles Davis, Quincy Jones, Flea, Juliette Gréco, Herbie Hancock
Directed by: Stanley Nelson
Release date: 2019-01-27
17.

Teen Spirit

3.3
6.2/10

A shy teenager living on the Isle of Wight dreams of pop stardom. With the help of an unlikely mentor, she enters a singing competition that will test her integrity, talent, and ambition.

Starring: Elle Fanning, Rebecca Hall, Zlatko Buri?, Millie Brady, Agnieszka Grochowska
Directed by: Max Minghella
Release date: 2019-04-12
18.

Dynamite Dance

3.3
7.4/10
Dynamite Dance
Bugs Bunny constantly teases Elmer with dynamite, to the beats of 'Dance of the Hours'.
Directed by: David Gemmill
Release date: 2019-06-12
19.

Woodstock: Three Days that Defined a Generation

3.2
7.6/10

50 years after the legendary fest, Barak Goodman’s electric retelling of Woodstock, from the point of view of those who were on the ground, evokes the freedom, passion, community, and joy the three-day music festival created.

Starring: Joan Baez, David Crosby, Wavy Gravy, Richie Havens, Stephen Stills
Directed by: Barak Goodman, Jamila Ephron
Release date: 2019-05-24
20.

Her Smell

3.2
6.3/10

A self-destructive punk rocker struggles with sobriety while trying to recapture the creative inspiration that led her band to success.

Starring: Elisabeth Moss, Cara Delevingne, Dan Stevens, Amber Heard, Agyness Deyn
Directed by: Alex Ross Perry
Release date: 2019-04-12

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