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10 Best Music Biopic Movies For You

10 Best Music Biopic Movies For You

Music has been a crucial component of the movies since the beginning. With melody and beautiful song, people gain a lot of happiness.

Amadeus

Release Date 1984
Rating : 8.3 Production Companies: Warner Bros., AMLF Director: Miloš Forman, Michael Hausman, Anne Gyory Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce, Elizabeth Berridge

Summary: The incredible story of genius musician Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told in flashback by his peer and secret rival, Antonio Salieri—now confined to an insane asylum.

Straight Outta Compton

Release Date 2015
Rating : 7.9 Production Companies: New Line Cinema, Universal Pictures Director: Stars: O'Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell

Summary: In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful weapon they had: their music. Taking us back to where it all began, Straight Outta Compton tells the true story of how these cultural rebels—armed only with their lyrics, swagger, bravado and raw talent—stood up to the authorities that meant to keep them down and formed the world’s most dangerous group, N.W.A. And as they spoke the truth that no one had before and exposed life in the hood, their voice ignited a social revolution that is still reverberating today.

The Pianist

Release Date 2002
Rating : 8.5 Production Companies: Canal+, Bac Films Director: Sylvette Baudrot, Weronika Migon, Zbigniew Gruz Stars: Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay

Summary: The true story of pianist Władysław Szpilman's experiences in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. When the Jews of the city find themselves forced into a ghetto, Szpilman finds work playing in a café; and when his family is deported in 1942, he stays behind, works for a while as a laborer, and eventually goes into hiding in the ruins of the war-torn city.

What's Love Got to Do with It

Release Date 1993
Rating : 7.3 Production Companies: Touchstone Pictures Director: Brian Gibson Stars: Angela Bassett, Laurence Fishburne, Vanessa Bell Calloway

Summary: A film about the singer Tina Turner and how she rose to stardom with her abusive husband Ike Turner and how she gained the courage to break free.

La Vie en Rose

Release Date 2007
Rating : 7.6 Production Companies: Sofica Valor 7, TPS Star Director: Olivier Dahan, Virginie Le Pionnier Stars: Marion Cotillard, Sylvie Testud, Pascal Greggory

Summary: From the mean streets of the Belleville district of Paris to the dazzling limelight of New York's most famous concert halls, Edith Piaf's life was a constant battle to sing and survive, to live and love. Raised in her grandmother's brothel, Piaf was discovered in 1935 by nightclub owner Louis Leplee, who persuaded her to sing despite her extreme nervousness. Piaf became one of France's immortal icons, her voice one of the indelible signatures of the 20th century.

Bohemian Rhapsody

Release Date 2018
Rating : 8 Production Companies: GK Films, Regency Enterprises Director: Stars: Rami Malek, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy

Summary: Singer Freddie Mercury, guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and bass guitarist John Deacon take the music world by storm when they form the rock 'n' roll band Queen in 1970. Hit songs become instant classics. When Mercury's increasingly wild lifestyle starts to spiral out of control, Queen soon faces its greatest challenge yet – finding a way to keep the band together amid the success and excess.

Shine

Release Date 2017
Rating : 4.7 Production Companies: 13 Paces Director: Anthony Nardolillo Stars: Jadi Collado, Musetta Vander, Alysia Reiner

Summary: Two Puerto Rican brothers, Ralphi Matas and Junior, from New York's Spanish Harlem and the street’s best Salsa dancers, are separated after a tragedy only to reunite years later on opposing sides of gentrification.

8 Mile

Release Date 2002
Rating : 7.1 Production Companies: Imagine Entertainment, Mikona Productions GmbH & Co. KG Director: Eva Z. Cabrera, Eric Heffron, Michael J. Moore Stars: Eminem, Mekhi Phifer, Brittany Murphy

Summary: The setting is Detroit in 1995. The city is divided by 8 Mile, a road that splits the town in half along racial lines. A young white rapper, Jimmy "B-Rabbit" Smith Jr. summons strength within himself to cross over these arbitrary boundaries to fulfill his dream of success in hip hop. With his pal Future and the three one third in place, all he has to do is not choke.

Behind the Candelabra

Release Date 2013
Rating : 7 Production Companies: Jerry Weintraub Productions, HBO Films Director: Annie Welles Stars: Michael Douglas, Matt Damon, Rob Lowe

Summary: Based on the autobiographical novel, the tempestuous 6-year relationship between Liberace and his (much younger) lover, Scott Thorson, is recounted.

The Sound of Music Live!

Release Date 2013
Rating : 5.8 Production Companies: NBC Studios, Sony Pictures Television Director: Beth McCarthy-Miller, Rob Ashford Stars: Carrie Underwood, Stephen Moyer, Laura Benanti

Summary: The Sound of Music Live! is a television special that was originally broadcast by NBC on December 5, 2013. Produced by Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, the special was an adaptation of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Broadway musical The Sound of Music, starring country singer Carrie Underwood as Maria von Trapp, performed and televised live from Grumman Studios in Bethpage, New York. Meron felt that if the telecast were successful, the concept could become "another kind of entertainment that can exist on TV." By her request, Underwood's casting as Maria was personally endorsed by Julie Andrews, who starred in the 1965 film.