Most Popular Blues Movies and TV Shows
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4. The Rose (1979)
R | 125 min | Drama, Music, Romance
The tragic life of a self-destructive female rock star who struggles to deal with the constant pressures of her career and the demands of her ruthless business manager.
Votes: 7,590 | Gross: $29.20M
7. Ticker (2001)
R | 92 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
After a San Francisco detective's partner is murdered by Northern Irish terrorists, the officer joins the bomb squad in order to bring them to justice.
8. Killer Diller (2004)
PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Music
A guitar playing car thief meets an autistic savant piano player, and together they transform a group of reluctant halfway house convicts into The Killer Diller Blues Band.
10. ReMastered: Devil at the Crossroads (2019 TV Movie)
48 min | Documentary, Biography
A look at the short, mysterious life of blues legend, Robert Johnson, who was said to have made a deal with the Devil at a crossroads in rural Mississippi.
11. Doonby (2013)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Mystery
Sam Doonby, a no-good drifter, enters a small town in Texas. His sudden arrival is met with suspicion, jealousy, and intrigue. His departure is just as sudden, and then the town realizes how one person's presence can matter.
12. Quid Pro Quo (I) (2008)
R | 82 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A semi-paralyzed radio reporter is sent out to investigate a story that leads him into an odd subculture and on a journey of disturbing self-realization.
Votes: 2,274 | Gross: $0.01M
13. No One Knows About Persian Cats (2009)
106 min | Drama, Music
Iranian musicians Negar and Ashkan look for band members to play at a London concert - and the visas that allow them to leave Tehran to do so.
Votes: 6,720 | Gross: $0.08M
15. Transatlantic Coffee (2012)
Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two unlikely friends, a teenage stripper from London and a traumatized clown, try to help each other in an uncertain world.
16. Syncopation (1942)
Approved | 88 min | Comedy, History, Music
Covering a quarter-century of American 'syncopated" music (Ragtime, Jazz, Swing, Blues, Boogie Woogie)from prior to WWI through prohibition, the stock-market crash, the depression and the ... See full summary »
18. Blue (II) (2017)
100 min | Documentary, Music
A thorough look at the 90's Turkish rock scene, one legendary stage band and its two members: Kerim Capli and Yavuz Cetin... An inquiry of their existential battles with the society, the industry and their own minds.
19. The Blues Accordin' to Lightnin' Hopkins (1970)
Not Rated | 31 min | Documentary, Short, Music
A portrait of the great Texas bluesman, 'Lightnin' Hopkins. The film includes interviews and a performance by Hopkins.
20. Reveille with Beverly (1943)
Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
Beverly Ross moderates an 5:30 am radio show with swing music, dedicated to the local servicemen. Two buddies of her brother have a chance to meet her and both fall in love. One of them is ... See full summary »
21. Festival (1967)
Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Music
Black and white footage of performances, interviews, and conversations at the Newport Folk Festival, from 1963 to 1966. The headliners are Peter, Paul and Mary, Joan Baez, Pete Seeger, and ... See full summary »
22. Csinibaba (1997)
100 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
1962-ben, amikor Gagarin urrepult es csaknem kitort a harmadik vilaghaboru, nalunk mar jo ideje nem tortent semmi es ugy nezett ki, hogy meg vagy harminc evig nem is fog. De, hogy ... See full summary »
23. Happy Here and Now (2002)
R | 89 min | Drama
When an unhappy young woman disappears, her worried sister desperately searches the internet for a clue to her missing sibling's whereabouts.
Votes: 303 | Gross: $0.00M
24. The Hills Have Thighs (2008)
78 min | Comedy
Daniel Boone Owen, a local Hillbilly Icon, has gone missing in Appalachia. Last seen face down in his favorite watering hole, Scatterbrain's, the theories behind his disappearance are as ... See full summary »
25. Underbelly Blues (2011)
100 min | Comedy, Crime
A cowardly rapper tells a redneck about a mysterious briefcase and a large amount of cash that sets into motion a series of bumbling events that will inevitably involve much of the L.A. underworld and may just bring down corporate America.
27. Cha-Cha (1979)
90 min | Comedy, Music
Bank robber tries to go straight by becoming a rock'n'roll star. Takes place in and around Amsterdam's punk/new wave scene, with appearances by Nina Hagen, Les Chappell, and Lene Lovich.
28. Hit Parade of 1943 (1943)
Approved | 82 min | Music, Romance
One of the many films made at Republic with a year attached to the "Hit Parade" title, which came from the "Hit Parade" radio program sponsored by Lucky Strike cigarettes. On reissue all of... See full summary »
29. Estudyante blues (1989)
102 min | Comedy
A story about eight young men who are currently studying in high school. As adolescents trying to experiment on new things, they face different adventures on discovering love, sex and ... See full summary »
30. Torch Singer (1933)
Passed | 71 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
When she can't support her illegitimate child, an abandoned young woman puts her up for adoption and pursues a career as a torch singer.
31. Rise of a Texas Bluesman: Stevie Ray Vaughan 1954-1983 (2014 Video)
Not Rated | 131 min | Documentary
This film reveals and dissects the formative years of Stevie Ray Vaughan's career - his influences and recordings - and traces the history of Texas blues itself, identifying Vaughan's place... See full summary »
32. John Mayer: Someday I'll Fly (2014)
66 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
John Mayer: Someday I'll Fly is a fan-made feature documentary chronicling the musical evolution of one of the most influential solo artists of his generation. Acclaimed singer/songwriter John Mayer.
33. Jammin' the Blues (1944)
Approved | 10 min | Documentary, Short, Music
Created under the guidance of jazz impresario and Verve Records founder Norman Granz, this short captures the spontaneity of a jam session and is one of few film records of black jazzers of the day including tenor sax legend Lester Young.
35. Mali Blues (2016)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Music
Mali's Music defines the country's cultural identity. Radical Islamists are threatening the musicians. Together with the stars of Malian Global Pop - Fatoumata Diawara, Bassekou Kouyaté ... See full summary »
Votes: 84 | Gross: $0.01M
36. Two Trains Runnin' (2016)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Music
Two Trains Runnin' is about the search for two forgotten blues singers, carried out in Mississippi during the height of the American civil rights movement.
40. Satchmo the Great (1957)
Approved | 63 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
In this 1957 biography film of the jazz-great Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, he and his band tour the world as American good-will ambassadors bring jazz at its best to the people of the world. ... See full summary »
41. Lotto Land (1995)
Unrated | 87 min | Drama
This film tells two interwoven stories of two single-parent families in a poor, racially-mixed neighborhood in Brooklyn. The first story is about a young black man (with aspirations of ... See full summary »
42. Antone's: Home of the Blues (2004)
Documentary film about the legendary blues club in Austin, Texas, "Antone's." The film is filled with historical and dynamic blues performances from the earliest days of the club in the ... See full summary »
45. Monochrome: Black, White and Blue (2017–2019)
MONOCHROME: Black, White and Blue
What you didn't know about the blues... What you didn't know about Slavery and the Civil Rights movement.... What you didn't know about black culture in ... See full synopsis »
46. The Best Hotel on Skid Row (1990 TV Movie)
48 min | Documentary
America Undercover goes to the Madison Hotel in the skid-row section of downtown Los Angeles and talks to some of the desperate people living there. It talks to a prostitute and heroin ... See full summary »
47. Blues Before Sunrise (2016)
50 min | Documentary
'Blues Before Sunrise' is a documentary that captures a few of the remaining authentic Delta Bluesmen and their intensely personal and powerful music. Their roots lead directly back to ... See full summary »
48. Preston Shannon My Life is the Blues (2017)
59 min | Documentary | Completed
Preston Shannon is one of the last remaining Mississippi born blues musicians with roots to the Memphis Blues. This film interweaves Preston's past and present while examining his journey to becoming a world renowned musician.
49. Hollywood's Magical Island: Catalina (2003)
Not Rated | 52 min | Documentary, History, Music
Beginning with William Wrigley's acquisition of the Santa Catalina Island Company in 1919, the history of the island is explored with archival footage, stills, interviews of residents, historians and celebrities.