Music Documentariesby Tawastianwarrior | created - 27 Mar 2015 | updated - 3 months ago | Public
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Classic Albums (1997– )
Black Sabbath: Paranoid
Not Rated | 55 min | Documentary, Music
The story of how the classic album "Paranoid" was made with stories from the horses-mouth to those who were influenced by its content, form and vitality.
2. The Harmony Game (2011)
72 min | Documentary
The end of a decade when the world was in crisis and inspiration and hope needed resurrecting, an influential duo released a masterpiece of popular music, Bridge Over Troubled Water. ... See full summary »
Unrated | 92 min | Documentary, Music
Explores the music scene in Greenwich Village, New York in the 60's and early 70's. The film highlights some of the finest singer/songwriters of the day.
Votes: 266 | Gross: $0.02M
Arena (1975– )
Produced by George Martin
90 min | Documentary
A profile of legendary music producer Sir George Martin with the help of his son Giles and wife Judy with contributions from Sir Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Michael Palin, Howard Goodall, Cilla Black, Bernard Cribbins and Rolf Harris.
9. Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet (2012)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
When doctors diagnosed 19-year-old rock star Jason Becker with Lou Gehrig's Disease, they said he would never make music again. 22 years later, without the ability to move or to speak, Jason is alive and making music with his eyes.
12. Elvis Costello: Mystery Dance (2014 TV Movie)
PG | 89 min | Documentary, Music
A documentary portrait of the chameleon musician Elvis Costello, chronicling the extraordinary journey from his childhood under the influence of his singer father to his early success with ... See full summary »
13. Komeda: A Soundtrack for a Life (2010)
Not Rated | 52 min | Documentary
Krzysztof Komeda was a jazz pianist and film composer. With compositions like the lullaby for Rosemary's Baby (1968) by Roman Polanski, Komeda succeeded in writing his own chapter in the ... See full summary »
17. The Saimaa Gesture (1981)
128 min | Documentary, Music
A documentary of three Finnish bands on tour around lake Saimaa. Bands on boat are Hassisen Kone, Eppu Normaali and Juice Leskinen Slam.
20. Help! (1965)
G | 92 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical
Classic Albums (1997– )
Cream: Disraeli Gears
Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary, Music
Cream were rock's first true supergroup combining the extraordinary talents of Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker and Jack Bruce in a power trio that formed the template for most hard rock during ... See full summary »
Classic Albums (1997– )
Iron Maiden: The Number of the Beast
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Music
A behind the scenes look at the making of Iron Maiden's critically praised album 'The Number of the Beast'
26. Led Zeppelin: The Song Remains the Same (1976)
PG | 137 min | Documentary, Music
A documentary of a Led Zeppelin tour mixed with live concert footage, a unique fantasy, and interviews with those involved with the band.
27. Searching for Sugar Man (2012)
PG-13 | 86 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock n roller, Rodriguez.
Votes: 59,286 | Gross: $3.97M
28. Michael Jackson: Thriller (1983 Video)
PG | 13 min | Short, Horror, Music
A night at the movies turns into a nightmare when Michael and his date are attacked by a hoard of bloodthirsty zombies - only a "Thriller" can save them now.
29. Global Metal (2008)
93 min | Documentary, Music
A continued examination of the heavy metal subculture focusing on the adaptation and performance of heavy metal in various global communities, and how the increased import of Western cultural forms has impacted new global markets.
30. Metal: A Headbanger's Journey (2005)
R | 96 min | Documentary, Music
An examination of the heavy metal music subculture that tries to explain why, despite the longevity and popularity of the genre, fans are marginalized and ridiculed for their passion.
31. Metal Evolution (2011–2014)
Metal Evolution is broken down into episodes about a different piece of metal history. The series includes interviews with and about Alice Cooper, Slash, Lemmy, Rob Zombie, members of ... See full summary »
32. Until the Light Takes Us (2008)
Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Music
Interviews and news footage explore the rise of black metal music in Norway in the 1990s, including artists who were involved in suicide, murder and arson.
Votes: 5,027 | Gross: $0.12M
33. Nightwish: The Whole Story (2003 Video)
135 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A journey to the world of Nightwish. This documentary reveals all the ups and downs of the band's history as well as some of the most hilarious and embarrassing moments from their world tours.
34. Promised Land of Heavy Metal (2008)
90 min | Documentary, Music
Promised Land of Heavy Metal is a documentary about Finland, the only country where heavy metal has become mainstream. Starring Alice Cooper, Mr Lordi, and Ville Valo.
37. Anvil: The Story of Anvil (2008)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
Since 1978, Anvil has become one of heavy metal's most influential yet commercially unsuccessful acts. In 2006, after a fledging European tour Anvil sets out to record their thirteenth album and continue to follow their dreams.
Votes: 15,099 | Gross: $0.67M
38. This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
R | 82 min | Comedy, Music
Spinal Tap, one of England's loudest bands, is chronicled by film director Marty DiBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour.
Votes: 121,468 | Gross: $0.19M
Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, Music
The Doors didn't simply "break on through" in the late 1960s. Led by rock poet and frontman Jim Morrison, they exploded onto the music scene. Over four years, they provided the soundtrack ... See full summary »
42. A Technicolor Dream (2008)
Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, Music
The story of the underground movement during the 60s leading up to its culmination at The 14 Hour Technicolor Dream, a "musical happening" at Alexandra Palace on April 29 1967.
44. The Kids Are Alright (1979)
PG | 109 min | Documentary, Music
From the early black and white days to their colourful hedonistic era, you will Rock! See them at their most creative, and destructive, and experience The Who: Here!
46. Tolonen (2014)
75 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A documentary film about music and life - about letting go and starting over In the early 70s, the Finnish guitarist Jukka Tolonen, celebrated by the international music press, chose to ... See full summary »
48. Pink Floyd: The Story of Wish You Were Here (2012)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Music
"Wish You Where Here" was released September, 1975. Interviews with Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Nick Mason and Richard Wright as they tell the story of the creative process of this album.
49. Genesis: Together and Apart (2014 TV Movie)
Unrated | 90 min | Documentary, Music