The Best Rock And Roll Movies List

Guitars, groupies and amps that go to 11… the best Rock and Roll Movies!

Presented by Cottagemixtape.com and Rockwood Cinema Review, we have started an ongoing list of The Best Rock And Roll Movies! Not just documentaries and bio-pics of real bands, but we have also included fictional Rock and Roll Movies from every film genre, as well. This including Rock and Roll Adventures, Comedies, Dramas and Horror movies about Rock and Roll.


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Adventure

  • Metallica Through the Never
  • Miami Connection
  • Rock & Rule

Biography (Bio-Pic)

L-l-l-lou Diamond Phillips in L-l-l-la Bamba (1987)
  • 24 Hour Party People
  • Backbeat
  • Bohemian Rhapsody
  • Buddy Holly Story
  • Cadillac Records
  • CBGB
  • Control
  • The Dirt
  • The Doors
  • Get On Up
  • Great Balls Of Fire
  • Hysteria: The Def Leppard Story (2001)
  • I’m Not There
  • Jimi: All Is By My Side
  • La Bamba
  • Lords Of Chaos
  • Love & Mercy
  • Nowhere Boy
  • Ray
  • Rocketman
  • The Runaways
  • Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll
  • Sid And Nancy
  • Stoned
  • What’s Love Got To Do With It
  • Walk The Line

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Comedy

This Is Spinal Tap: tapped into the ridiculousness of rock in this 1984 rock mockumentary.
  • Airheads
  • Bill And Ted’s Excellent Adventure
  • Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey
  • Detroit Rock City
  • Get Him To The Greek
  • Heavy Trip
  • Fubar
  • Fubar: Balls To The Wall
  • FM
  • Josie And The Pussycats
  • Roadie
  • Rock Around The Clock
  • Rocker, The
  • Rock N Roll High School
  • Ruttles, The
  • School Of Rock
  • Scott Pilgrim vs The World
  • Spinal Tap
  • Still Crazy
  • Tenacious D And The Pick Of Destiny
  • Up In Smoke
  • Voyage of the Rock Aliens
  • Walk Hard
  • Wayne’s World
  • Wayne’s World 2

Documentary

  • Anvil! The Story Of Anvil
  • The Ballad of Mott the Hoople
  • Band Called Death, A (2013)
  • Bee Gees: How Can You Mend A Broken Heart
  • Beware Of Mr. Baker
  • Bruce Springsteen’s Letter to You
  • Clash: Westway to the World, The
  • Cobain: Montage Of Heck
  • Decline of Western Civilization, The
  • Decline of Western Civilization Part 2, The
  • D.O.A.
  • Dig!
  • Eagles: Hell Freezes Over
  • End of the Century
  • Filth And The Fury, The
  • Good Ol’ Freda
  • George Harrison: Living in the Material World
  • Gimme Danger
  • Hype
  • I Am Thor
  • If I Leave Here Tomorrow: A Film About Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • Iron Maiden: Flight 666
  • Last Waltz, The
  • Led Zeppelin: Celebration Day
  • Lemmy
  • Marley
  • Metal: A Headbangers Journey
  • Metallica: Some Kind of Monster
  • Monks – The Transatlantic Feedback
  • Moog
  • New York Doll
  • Now More Than Ever: The History of Chicago
  • Once We Were Brothers
  • Promise: The Making of Darkness on the Edge of Town, The
  • Picture My Face
  • Rolling Stones: Cocksucker Blues, The
  • Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage (2010)
  • Searching For Sugar Man
  • Slash: Raised On Sunset Strip
  • Song Remains The Same
  • Story of Creation, The
  • Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Runnin’ Down a Dream
  • We Will Rock You: Queen Live in Concert
  • When You’re Strange
  • Woodstock
  • Year of the Horse
  • ZZ Top: That Little Ol’ Band from Texas

Drama

  • Cocaine Cowboys
  • Crossroads (1986)
  • Eddie And the Cruisers
  • Eddie And the Cruisers 2: Eddie Lives
  • Hardcore Logo
  • I Am a Groupie
  • Ladies & Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains
  • Light Of Day
  • One-Trick Pony
  • Paddy Lincoln Gang, The
  • Purple Rain
  • Rock Star
  • Satisfaction
  • Scenes from the Goldmine
  • Singles
  • Stardust
  • Taking Woodstock
  • Thunder Alley
  • Times Square
  • Velvet Goldmine

Horror

  • Black Roses
  • Hard Rock Zombies
  • Lone Wolf
  • Paganini Horror
  • Rocktober Blood
  • Slumber Party Massacre II
  • Terror On Tour
  • Trick Or Treat
  • Vicious Lips

Fantasy

  • Heavy Metal
  • Kiss Meets The Phantom Of The Park
  • Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
  • Stunt Rock

Musical

  • 200 Motels
  • A Hard Day’s Night
  • Help
  • Rock N Roll Circus
  • Tommy
  • Yellow Submarine

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