Have you ever wondered what movies we music lovers might love to watch on Netflix? There’s just so much to choose from. Where do I start? Don’t fret. Just sit tight, and you’ll get a list of the top 7 recommendable movies that are all relatable, heartwarming, and inspiring, or a combination of all of them. Some of them you might have heard of, and some of them might be some golden nuggets you just need to discover and watch for the first time.
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Now and then we come across great lists of music-related movies, and Bustle Entertainment has got you covered. We won’t go through all 26. We just picked the top seven to watch.
1. Tick, Tick…Boom!
Andrew Garfield stars as Jonathan Larson in this autobiographical musical comedy. It’s a reassuring watch for musicians who understand the stress of balancing their passion for music with family, friends, and a day job while still finding time to make music. We can all relate to this, can’t we?
2. The Forty-Year-Old Version
Watch this movie, and you’ll find out that you’re never too old to pursue your passion for music. This is a heartening reminder for musicians. Radha Blank is the star, director, and writer of The Forty-Year-Old-Version. This uplifting movie earned critical acclaim, including an NAACP Image Award.
3. Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Viola Davis plays 1920s blues singer Ma Rainey. The movie focuses on an infamous Chicago studio session, where she clashed with her white producers and recorded the titular song. Critics praised the film for its celebration of Black culture, music, and costume design.
4. Miss Americana
The 2020 documentary chronicles Taylor Swift’s tumultuous career from 2018 to 2019. Miss Americana delves deeply into the private life of Taylor Swift. Rotten Tomatoes has given the film a great score.
5. Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey
Christmas is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate it than to watch Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey? The movie is about a toymaker’s family coming together for Christmas, but this is very much a movie for music lovers. John Legend co-wrote the soundtrack. Familiar voices are Anika Noni Rose, Usher, and Ricky Martin.
6. Shawn Mendes: In Wonder
Netflix’s Shawn Mendes: In Wonder offers you a look into the singer-songwriter’s career and everyday life. The film covers many aspects of his life, ranging from touring to his creative process, his relationship with Camilla Cabello, and even his depression and anxiety.
7. Les Misérables
Every musician should be familiar with Les Misérables, even if you’re not into musicals. The film features songs such as ”On My Own” and ”I Dreamed A Dream”. The 2012 film adaption stars Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway that won three Golden Globes and three Oscars.
These are our top 7 picks, but if you won’t take our word for it and you want to see the full list of all 26 movies recommended by Bustle Entertainment, please do so!
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