Best Movie Genres The Best Concert Movies  

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List Rules Vote for your personal favorite Concert film films, regardless of how popular or successful they were at the box office.

A list of all the best concert movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. This concert movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director and more. This list of concert films also contains concert movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This concert films list can also be copied to start your own. This list, though, contains the best concert movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films This concert movie list can be sorted by alphabetically, by director, by year and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Your favorite movies on this list deserve to be at the top. This is what they're doing.

List of concert films includes concert movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. After you've voted for the best movies on this list, you can Tweet it to see what your friends think as well.

These are the top films in the concert film genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the concert film genre in it. Be it the motifs of the concert film genre or just some of the most common archetypes.

What's in your top 10? If Irish Tenors: Ellis Island or The Filthy Lucre Tour: Live in Japan is in there, vote for one of those, or both. If we missed any concert movies on this list, please add them to the list yourself, as this is an open list which means you can add any movies whenever you like (choices are subject to moderation). The films on this list cover the most famous concert movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about concert movie lists.
You can find the release information for any of the films listed below. It's often available in the data set, so you can even find the cast of some of these by clicking on the names of the concert movies. List includes photos and concert movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

The list you're viewing is made up of movies like Opera Night and Klaus Schulze: Rheingold: Live at the Loreley.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these concert movies on DVD, streaming Blu-ray or streaming, or if you're seeing them in theatres for the first time, this is a list of good concert movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest concert movies, here is the full concert movies list, ordered from best to worst.

All sorts of directors have taken on Concert film movies. Examples include Barbra Streisand, David Fincher, and Wim Wenders.

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Stop Making Sense is a concert movie featuring Talking Heads live on stage. Directed by Jonathan Demme, it was shot over the course of three nights at Hollywood's Pantages Theater in December ...more

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The Last Waltz was a concert by the Canadian rock group the Band, held on American Thanksgiving Day, November 25, 1976, at Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco. The Last Waltz was advertised as ...more

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Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Pete Townshend
Woodstock is a 1970 American documentary of the watershed counterculture Woodstock Festival that took place in August 1969 at Bethel in New York. Entertainment Weekly called this film the ...more

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Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, Chuck Berry
Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll is a 1987 documentary film directed by Taylor Hackford that chronicles two 1986 concerts celebrating rock and roll musician Chuck Berry's 60th birthday. A soundtrack ...more

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Keith Richards, The Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger
Gimme Shelter is a 1970 documentary film directed by Albert and David Maysles and Charlotte Zwerin chronicling the last weeks of The Rolling Stones' 1969 US tour which culminated in the ...more

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Pink Floyd: Live at Pompeii is a 1972 concert documentary film featuring the English progressive rock group Pink Floyd performing at the ancient Roman amphitheatre in Pompeii, Italy, directed by ...more

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David Gilmour, Nick Mason, Richard Wright
Pulse is a Pink Floyd concert video taken from the 20 October 1994 concert at Earls Court, London, England in The Division Bell Tour. It was originally released on VHS and Laserdisc in 1995. ...more

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Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Paul Simon
Monterey Pop is a 1968 concert film by D. A. Pennebaker that documents the Monterey Pop Festival of 1967. Among Pennebaker's several camera operators were fellow documentarians Richard Leacock ...more

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Jimmy Page, John Bonham, John Paul Jones
The Song Remains the Same is a concert film featuring the English rock band Led Zeppelin. The filming took place during the summer of 1973, during three nights of concerts at Madison Square ...more

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Marvin Gaye, Chuck Berry, Glen Campbell
T.A.M.I. Show is a 1964 concert film released by American International Pictures. It includes performances by numerous popular rock and roll and R&B musicians from the United States and ...more

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David Bowie, Mick Ronson, Angela Bowie
Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars is a 1973 documentary and concert movie by D.A. Pennebaker. It features David Bowie and his backing group The Spiders from Mars performing at the ...more

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B.B. King, The Edge, Larry Mullen

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Eric Clapton, Ravi Shankar, Billy Preston
The Concert for Bangladesh was the name for two benefit concerts organised by George Harrison and Ravi Shankar, held at 2.30 and 8 pm on Sunday, 1 August 1971, playing to a total of 40,000 ...more

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Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr
Let It Be is a 1970 documentary film about the Beatles rehearsing and recording songs for the album Let It Be in January 1969. The film features an unannounced rooftop concert by the group, ...more

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Isle of Wight Festival: Messag... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Concert Movies
Will Malven added Isle of Wight Festival: Message to Love: 1970

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Neil Young: Heart of Gold is a 2006 documentary and concert film by Jonathan Demme, featuring Neil Young. The film was made in the summer of 2005 in Nashville, Tennessee, premiered at the ...more

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The White Stripes Under Great White Northern Lights Jack White, Megan Martha White
"In the summer of 2007, just after the release of Icky Thump and in the lead-up to their tenth anniversary, The White Stripes set out on an ambitious and idiosyncratic tour, aiming to play ...more

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Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, Mick Jagger
The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus is a film released in 1996 of an 11 December 1968 event organized by The Rolling Stones. The event comprised two concerts on a circus stage and included ...more

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Elvis: That's the Way It Is is a 1970 American documentary film directed by Denis Sanders. The film documents American singer Elvis Presley's Summer Festival in Las Vegas during August 1970. It ...more

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Rush in Rio is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Concert Movies
TheodoreShellhamer added Rush in Rio

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looksharp added Eagles: Hell Freezes Over Joe Walsh, Glenn Frey, Don Felder
Eagles: Hell Freezes Over is a 1994 tv special.

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Set at the Newport Jazz Festival in 1958, this documentary features Thelonious Monk, Sal Salvador, Anita O'Day, Dinah Washington, Chuck Berry, Louis Armstrong, and Mahalia Jackson.

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U2 Live at Red Rocks: Under a Blood Red Sky is a concert film by Irish rock band U2. It was recorded on 5 June 1983, at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado, United States on the group's War Tour. ...more

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punksnotdead added LoudQUIETloud: A Film About the Pixies Black Francis, Kim Deal, Joey Santiago
In the history of modern American music there are few bands like the Pixies. Theirs was an unparalleled musical path, influencing countless others despite modest financial success. In 1992, ...more

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Sheila E., Sheena Easton
Sign o' the Times is a 1987 American concert film written and directed by Prince. In 1987, to capitalise on his growing success in Europe, Prince toured extensively to promote the album of the ...more