27 Best Movies Like Selena ...

27 Best Movies Like Selena ...

If you liked this film , you will probably love these too! In this list we highlight some of the best films that share a very similar mood to '', and are worth checking out.

1. Coal Miner's Daughter (1980)

2h 5m Drama Music

Biography of Loretta Lynn, a country and western singer that came from poverty to fame.

2. Why Do Fools Fall in Love (1998)

1h 56m Drama Romance

In the mid-80s, three women (each with an attorney) arrive at the office of New York entertainment manager, Morris Levy. One is an L.A. singer, formerly of the Platters; one is a petty thief from Philly; one teaches school in a small Georgia town. Each claims to be the widow of long-dead doo-wop singer-songwriter Frankie Lyman, and each wants years of royalties due to his estate, money Levy has never shared. During an ensuing civil trial, flashbacks tell the story of each one's life with Lyman, a boyish, high-pitched, dynamic performer, lost to heroin. Slowly, the three wives establish their own bond.

3. Ray (2004)

50m

Bushcraft is a survival television series hosted by Ray Mears. The series airs on the BBC in United Kingdom, it also shown on Discovery Channel in the United States, Canada, India, Italy, Brazil, New Zealand, Australia, Czech Republic, Norway, Sweden, The Netherlands, Romania and Russia. Following on from Extreme Survival, Bushcraft was first shown in 2004, and ended in 2005.

4. Walk the Line (2005)

2h 16m Drama Music Romance

A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins.

5. Selena: The Series (2020)

40m Drama

As Mexican-American Tejano singer Selena comes of age and realizes her dreams, she and her family make tough choices to hold on to love and music.

6. La Bamba (1987)

1h 48m Drama Music

Biographical story of the rise from nowhere of singer Ritchie Valens whose life was cut short by a plane crash.

7. My Way (2012)

1h 32m Drama Documentary Adventure

My Way begins with the conventional "small-town girl livin' in a lonely (corporate) world." Yet instead of taking the midnight train, Rebekah Starr trades her pants-suit for a Les Paul, grabs her sassy Estonian tambourine-banging sidekick and hits the highway-destination: Sunset Strip. When Rebekah's marriage falls apart in real time, we realize her dream is not a whim. It is a burning passion for music that comes with its share of real world sacrifices. Thanks to the support from her newfound rock n roll legend friends such as Steven Adler (Guns n Roses) and Rikki Rocket (Poison), Starr re-commits to her mission and accomplishes what she set out to do. Her contagious optimism acts as the film's through line, hoping to inspire anyone feeling trapped by their circumstances.

8. The Buddy Holly Story (1978)

1h 53m Drama Music

A film about the life and career of the early rock and roll star.

9. What&`s Love Got to Do with It (1993)

10. Cadillac Records (2008)

1h 49m Drama History Music

The story of sex, violence, race and rock and roll in 1950s Chicago, and the exciting but turbulent lives of some of America's musical legends, including Muddy Waters, Leonard Chess, Little Walter, Howlin' Wolf, Etta James and Chuck Berry.

11. Whitney (2015)

1h 30m Romance Drama Music

Chronicles Whitney Houston's rise to fame and turbulent relationship with husband Bobby Brown.

12. The Mambo Kings (1992)

1h 44m Drama Music

The Mambo Kings tells the story of César and Nestor Castillo, brothers and aspiring musicians who flee from Cuba to America in search of the American Dream.

13. Glitter (2001)

1h 44m Drama Romance

A young woman is catapulted into pop stardom, with her already-famous DJ boyfriend calling the shots.

14. Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll (2010)

15. For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story (2000)

16. Bird (1988)

2h 41m Drama Music

Saxophone player Charlie Parker comes to New York in 1940. He is quickly noticed for his remarkable way of playing. He becomes a drug addict but his loving wife Chan tries to help him.

17. Tender Mercies (1983)

1h 32m Drama Music Romance

Alchoholic former country singer Mac Sledge makes friends with a young widow and her son. The friendship enables him to find inspiration to resume his career.

18. Jersey Boys (2014)

2h 14m Music Drama

A musical biopic of the Four Seasons—the rise, the tough times and personal clashes, and the ultimate triumph of a group of friends whose music became symbolic of a generation. Far from a mere tribute concert, it gets to the heart of the relationships at the centre of the group, with a special focus on frontman Frankie Valli, the small kid with the big falsetto.

19. Beyond the Sea (2004)

1h 58m Drama Music

Based on the life and career of legendary entertainer, Bobby Darin, the biopic moves back and forth between his childhood and adulthood, to tell the tale of his life.

20. Bound for Glory (1976)

2h 27m Music

A biography of Woody Guthrie, one of America's greatest folk singers. He left his dust-devastated Texas home in the 1930s to find work, discovering the suffering and strength of America's working class.

21. Elvis (1979)

2h 30m Drama Music TV Movie

This biopic traces Elvis Presley’s life from his impoverished childhood to his meteoric rise to stardom to his triumphant conquering of Las Vegas.

22. Sweet Dreams (1985)

1h 55m Drama Music Romance

The story of Patsy Cline, the velvet-voiced country music singer who died in a tragic plane crash at the height of her fame.

23. Sister Smile (2009)

24. Your Cheatin' Heart (1964)

1h 39m Drama Music

The story of the country and western singer Hank Williams.

25. Crazy (2008)

30m

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26. Violeta Went to Heaven (2011)

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