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Updated by Vaishnavi Kumar on Aug 07, 2018
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Top Movies about Music

Music has not only been an essential aspect in movies but has also been an eternally hot topic when comes to making movies. Here's a look at some of the best movies ever made with music as the protagonist.

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Amadeus

Amadeus

This movie is an incredible story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told by his peer and secret rival Antonio Salieri - now confined to an insane asylum.

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The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music

The list will be incomplete without this iconic movie. The sound of music is about a woman who leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.

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Inside Llewyn Davis

Inside Llewyn Davis

Inside Llewyn Davis is a movie that lets us inside a week in the life of a young singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961.

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Whiplash

Whiplash

Whiplash is about a talented drummer who enrolls at a music conservatory where he is instructed by the toughest mentor there is. This film is one of the lowest grossing movies ever to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture and what's more, It was shot in all of 19 days!

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Singin' in the Rain

Singin' in the Rain

Singin' in the rain is about a silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound. The star cast includes Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds.

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Ray

Ray

Ray is the story of the life and career of the legendary blues musician Ray Charles, from his humble beginnings in the South, where he went blind at age seven, to his meteoric rise to stardom during the 1950s and 1960s.

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The Legend of 1900

The Legend of 1900

The Legend of 1900 is about how a boy is discovered on an ocean liner in 1900 and grows into a musical prodigy, never setting foot on land.

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O Brother, Where Art Thou?

O Brother, Where Art Thou?

In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them. This movie is based entirely on Homer's epic poem 'The Odyssey', if that isn't enough for you to watch the movie, a young George Clooney will be.

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August Rush

August Rush

August rush is a drama with fairy tale elements, where an orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents.

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Crazy Heart

Crazy Heart

In Crazy heart, Jeff Bridges plays a faded country music musician is forced to reassess his dysfunctional life during a doomed romance that also inspires him.