Your favourite music movie?


Just for fun.
Three movies spring to mind for myself when I think of what moves me here.
In no particular order.

Rocky Horror Picture Show.
So camp it is brilliant!
Tim Curry slays it!
Just way too much to begin to mention.
I can still get a blast from it now.
Let's do the Time warp again!

The Blues Brothers.
Ah, Jake and Ellwood.
Just for the record this was the second VHS tape I ever bought( first was Enter the Dragon)
Just so right....

Rock of Ages.
Now before you all run off gagging, it most certainly was not for Cruises wooden performance.
Catherine Zeta Jones was notable though.
No it was for the pair who stole the show.

Alec Baldwin and Russel Brandt.

Simply perfect for the movie.

Your thoughts on these and your nominations?
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Don Juan DeMarco -  a wonderful little film with Dep, Brando and Dunaway. The opening track is "Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman" receiving a Grammy nomination for best song but don't be fooled, The infectious score was composed, orchestrated, and conducted by Michael Kamen and was performed by the London Metropolitan Orchestra. This is great red book mastered by Bob Ludwig of nearby Gateway Mastering Studios. Top shelf stuff that makes a great gift!

+1 .. love the movie and the score.
Little Shop of Horrors
Chicago
Grease

I know I'm missing some obvious ones I love but those three spring to mind. 
Hedwig and the Angry Inch is easily one of the best rock musicals ever and Criterion just released in Blu Ray and 4K.

The 5th Element. Any score by. Eric Serra is highly enjoyable.

Once Upon a Time in America.  Epic orchestrations by the master Ennio Morricone.

If you want a  wonderful example of film underscoringcand and electronic music. Seek out the Val Killer movie The Saint.  Graeme Revell is great. He also did Sin City and The Crow.
SO, kind of kidding in my first post, but THRILLED, THRILLED that someone listed The Commitments...AWESOME, and thank you.  For some reason (senior moment??) I totally forgot to list it.

I also should have listed The Glenn Miller Story as I am a big band fan, and Help! and A Hard Days's Night (call me Mr. Obvious); Saturday Night Fever (for some of us) is a classic.  I realize many hate the BeeGee's and disco, and I get that as I am a soul music fan (1950's and '60's), but whenever SNF comes on, I always listen to the opening.  Both film-wise and music wise, this low-budget, throwaway film that was considered kind of a joke became culturally significant.  I have to believe it was the music and dancing...the "plot" is kind of thin, right?

Anyway, great film music conductors and those who write and choose the music to accompany the visual have a tough job.  Most of the time, they do a pretty good job making the film more enjoyable at the very least, and spectacular when they are at the top of their abilities.

Cheers!
Love & a .45

It impressed Oliver Stone so much.... that he rushed out and made ’natural born killers’.

’Love & a .45’ is the funner, funnier, hipper, more alt film...more sublime version of ’Natural Born Killers’.
The kind of film... where there are scenes in there..that might just stay with you for the rest of your life. In the end, that’s all you can ask of a good film. The are lines in it, that are insanely quotable, and will stay with you for a long time.

(just because this film has not been mentioned yet)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Love_and_a_.45_(soundtrack)  

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