The Best Rock Music Movies Films

The Best Rock Music Movies

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List Criteria: Only movies that prominently feature rock music.

A list of all the best rock music movies ever made, ranked by movie fans. This rock music movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director and more, but is currently ordered by popularity. Upvote your favorite items on this list to see them get to the top, just like you always hoped they would. This list of rock music films also contains rock music movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. Re-rank this list to fit your own opinion! These are the top films about rock music. Each and every one on this list either focuses on or deals with the concept of rock music, most often as a central theme. Downvote the items you hate (Pink Floyd The Wall, Tommy, etc.) or show them some love by voting them up if you like them. If there are any movies about rock music you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list cover the most famous rock music movies of all time.

Items include everything from That Thing You Do to This Is Spinal Tap.

Whether you're watching these rock music movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, this is a list of good rock music movies for a wide variety of occasions. So many occasions! So from the latest to simply the greatest rock music movies, here is the full rock music movies list, ordered from best to worst.

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    This Is Spinal Tap is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

    the people's #1 & added by Lee Kirby
    Billy Crystal, Fran Drescher, Anjelica Huston

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    Pink Floyd – The Wall is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies


    Bob Hoskins, Bob Geldof, Joanne Whalley

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    The Song Remains the Same is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

    added by blues68
    Jimmy Page, John Bonham, John Paul Jones

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    Almost Famous is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

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    Zooey Deschanel, Kate Hudson, Anna Paquin

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    Tommy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

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    Tina Turner, Jack Nicholson, Elton John

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    School of Rock is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

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    Sarah Silverman, Jack Black, Miranda Cosgrove

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    The Doors is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

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    Meg Ryan, Val Kilmer, Kelly Hu

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    The Buddy Holly Story is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

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    Gary Busey, Buddy Miles, Paul Mooney

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    American Graffiti is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies


    Harrison Ford, Ron Howard, Suzanne Somers

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  10. 10
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    Woodstock is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

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    Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Pete Townshend

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    Rock 'n' Roll High School is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

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    Clint Howard, Dick Miller, Mary Woronov

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  12. 12
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    Help! is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

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    Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison

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    A Hard Day's Night is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

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    Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison

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    The Last Waltz is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

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    Great Balls of Fire! is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

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    Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder, Dennis Quaid

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    Rock Star is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

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    Jennifer Aniston, Mark Wahlberg, Rachel Hunter

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    La Bamba is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

    added by OCD Man
    Lou Diamond Phillips, Joe Pantoliano, Brian Setzer

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    Lemmy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

    often listed & added by punksnotdead
    Dave Grohl, Slash, Billy Bob Thornton

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    The Runaways is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies


    Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning, Tatum O'Neal

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    That Thing You Do! is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies


    Charlize Theron, Tom Hanks, Liv Tyler

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    Detroit Rock City is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

    ranked low on reranks & added by AndyRoberts
    Emmanuelle Chriqui, Edward Furlong, Gene Simmons

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    Joe Strummer: The Future Is Un... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

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    The Boat That Rocked is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

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    Gemma Arterton, January Jones, Emma Thompson

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    Jailhouse Rock is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

    ranked low on reranks & added by OCD Man
    Elvis Presley, Dean Jones, Gloria Pall

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    Zabriskie Point is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

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    Harrison Ford, Rod Taylor, G. D. Spradlin

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    Rude Boy

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    Heavy Metal is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

    ranked low on reranks & added by ScottPolichette
    John Candy, Harold Ramis, Eugene Levy

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    Stop Making Sense is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

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    Tenacious D in The Pick of Des... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

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    Amy Adams, Amy Poehler, Ben Stiller

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    Hair is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

    added by punksnotdead
    Hair

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    The Rose is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

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    Bette Midler, Alan Bates, Harry Dean Stanton

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    Roger Waters: the Wall

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    Stoned is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

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    Paddy Constantine, David Morrissey, David Walliams

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    It Might Get Loud is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies


    Michael McKean

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    Singles is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies


    Paul Giamatti, Eddie Vedder, Chris Cornell

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    Roger Waters: The Wall: Live in Berlin Tim Curry, Cyndi Lauper, Joni Mitchell

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    Still Crazy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

    added by Christopher Bastedo
    Billy Connolly, Bill Nighy, Timothy Spall

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    The Damned: Don't You Wish We Were Dead

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    Rock of Ages is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

    ranked high on reranks & added by bojanthebest
    Tom Cruise, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Alec Baldwin

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    Sex & Drugs & Rock'n'roll

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    Amy

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    24 Hour Party People is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

    added by Lee Kirby
    Christopher Eccleston, Simon Pegg, Andy Serkis

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    Control is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

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    Samantha Morton, Toby Kebbell, Alexandra Lara

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    Liquid Sky is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

    added by punksnotdead
    Anne Carlisle, Jack Adalist, Bob Brady

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    Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabu... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

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    Diane Lane, Laura Dern, Ray Winstone

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    Breaking Glass is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

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    Jim Broadbent, Jonathan Pryce, Jonathan Ross

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    Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Cl... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

    added by Lee Kirby
    Tina Turner, Paul McCartney, Steven Tyler

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    More is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

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    Klaus Grünberg, Mimsy Farmer, Georges Montant

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    La Vallee

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    Freebird... The Movie is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Rock Music Movies

    added by dca1983
    Ronnie Van Zant, Steve Gaines, Artimus Pyle

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