There are tons of music biopics, but which are the best? This list includes popular movies about real musicians and singers, like What’s Love Got To Do With It, Why Do Fools Fall In Love?, Walk the Line, and La Bamba. Films have the ability to make us feel. They make us want to believe, be inspired, and live vicariously through the stories we see on screen. Music and musicians has have a similar ability, and we often feel connected to our favorite rock stars, making movies about their lives all the more enchanting.
Films that tell the story of Tina Turner, Kurt Cobain, Sid Vicious, and Ray Charles all tell tales that are fascinating, tumultuous, and likely more violent than our own. It is with a peek into the lives of these individuals that we can understand their motives, and thus their art, that much better. These movies vary in their genre but are all equally fascinating.
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The Best Music Biopics,
Woflgang Amadeus Mozart
Coal Miner's Daughter
The Buddy Holly Story
Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, John Densmore, Robby Krieger
Walk the Line
Johnny Cash and June Carter
What's Love Got to Do with It
Straight Outta Compton