What are the best movies about pop stars?

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    #1Walk the Line

    Walk the Line

    Walk the Line is a dramatic biography motion picture that stars Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, and Ginnifer Goodwin. It was directed by James Mangold and was based on Johnny Cash's books. The film premiered on September 4, 2005.

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    Christine Pena
    Written on July 18, 2018
    "Recently just watched this film. The cast of the film was brilliant not just that they also performed the vocals themselves. The music and the acting were incredible I really fell in love on it. I do not know if there is a movie soundtrack of this but yeah I am definitely getting that. "
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    #2Bohemian Rhapsody

    Bohemian Rhapsody

    Bohemian Rhapsody is a biographical film directed by Dexter Fletcher and Bryan Singer about the British rock band Queen, starring Rami Malek, Joseph Mazzello, and Ben Hardy. 

    Bohemian Rhapsody received numerous accolades from the Academy Awards, Golden Globe and more. Check out this list if you are interested to watch Bohemian Rhapsody online

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    Sarah Jensen
    Written on July 18, 2018
    "I am a big fan of Queen so I would not miss watching this as I want to know more details about the life of Freddie Mercury. Already reserved my tickets for this to watch it in theaters. I have high expectations on this so yeah. "
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    #3Get On Up

    Get On Up

    Get On Up is a dramatic biography motion picture that stars Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis, and Dan Aykroyd. It was directed by Tate Taylor and was written for the screen by Jez Butterworth and John Henry-Butterworth.

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    Harry Chapman
    Written on July 18, 2018
    "This is an eye-opener for me as I get to see what James Brown's life was that revealed more about him and the music he made. Chadwick Boseman was even great in his portrayal of Brown. Two thumbs up to him! "

DID YOU KNOW?

Did you know that Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' Stadium Tour earned $345.7 million in ticket sales? The 2018 tour was so big that Netflix put it straight to its content. Taylor Swift began the new year in 2019 with that concert documentary on Netflix. Because of ticket prices and geography, many fans were unable to attend the tour. It visited only five countries outside the US. Netflix's partnership with Taylor Swift is unrivaled in its ability to bring the tour to a global audience. What Netflix shows here is not the typical movie about pop stars or movies about singers. It actually shows the actual performance while lowering the barrier to entry. This makes Swift's latest live performances accessible to anyone with an internet connection.

The documentary was shot on the final night of the 'Reputation' U.S. tour in front of 60,000 Dallas fans. Aside from a few backstage shots after the credits, the documentary doesn't reveal much about Swift's life outside of music. Despite this, many claim that it is the best documentation seen yet of the pop spectacle that Taylor Swift has created. This initiative of Netflix to produce a concert documentary is seen as a revolution for on-demand content. Outside of productions like this, there are also those traditional biopics or movies about musicians. The critically-acclaimed Bohemian Rhapsody is a recent example. Even if people can't cant catch the movie in theaters, there are a lot of alternatives. There are different platforms where to watch Bohemian Rhapsody online for everyone to enjoy. 

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    #4Last Days

    Last Days

    Last Days is a drama movie directed by Gus Van Sant. Released in 2005, the film was loosely based on the last days of Kurt Cobain. It starred Michael Pitt, Lukas Haas, Asia Argento, and Scott Patrick Green.

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    Tyler Peters
    Written on July 18, 2018
    "I loved every minute of this film because it has explained what Kurt Cobain went through. Anyone who does not think it is great is blind to see how great it was. "
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    #5Life Is But a Dream

    Life Is But a Dream

    Life Is But a Dream is an autobiographical television film released in 2013 on the HBO network directed and produced by American singer Beyonce Knowles. The film has been nominated at the 45th Annual NAACP Image Awards. 

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    Shirley Cook
    Written on July 18, 2018
    "Beautiofully excecuted film!!! Emotional. Raw. The story is very engaging and reveals a lot more about Beyonce. I felt connected to her after I saw this even though i admit i am not a big fan of hers. "
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    #68 Mile

    8 Mile

    8 Mile is a dramatic music motion picture starring Eminem, Brittany Murphy, and Kim Basinger. It was directed by Curtis Hanson and written by Scott Silver. This movie is about the story of a rapper from Detroit.

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    Divya Verma
    Written on July 18, 2018
    "In my opinion this is the best movie that has been made in history so far about the hip hop movies....okay well scratch that of all movies. It is so inspirational specifically to those fans of the hip-hop music. "
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    #7The Runaways

    The Runaways

    The Runaways is a biographical drama film directed by Floria Sigismondi. Released in 2010, it was based on the book Neon Angel: A Memoir of a Runaway by Cherie Currie. It starred Dakota Fanning, Kristen Steward, Joan Jett, and Michael Shannon.

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    James Banks
    Written on July 18, 2018
    "Let me just say first that I do not like Kristen Stewart so I had doubts on watching this. Anyway, this actually did not disappoint i didn't even expect that i would be liking it. Indeed a well-made biopic of the band. "
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    #8One Direction: This Is Us

    One Direction: This Is Us

    One Direction: This Is Us is a 2013 documentary movie starring the British-Irish boyband One Direction members Louis Tomlinson, Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Liam Payne, and former member Zayn Malik. The film was directed by Morgan Spurlock.

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    Esperanza Villegas
    Written on July 18, 2018
    "Watched this on theatres along with my daughters because they were 1D fans. Uhmm I pleasantly enjoyed this even though i have no idea which is which are the boys. My daughters felt like they were in 7th heaven while watching this haha"

Summary

Best What are the best movies about pop stars
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Walk the LineMovies 17 Paid
2Bohemian RhapsodyMovies 10 Paid
3Get On UpMovies 10 Paid
4Last DaysMovies 9 Paid
5Life Is But a DreamMovies 9 Paid
68 MileMovies 4 Paid
7The RunawaysMovies 3 Paid
8One Direction: This Is UsMovies 1 Paid
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