10 Best Movies Like The Dirt ...

10 Best Movies Like The Dirt ...

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

1. The Buddy Holly Story (1978)

1h 53m Drama Music

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

2. Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

2h 15m Music Drama History

Singer Freddie Mercury, guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and bass guitarist John Deacon take the music world by storm when they form the rock 'n' roll band Queen in 1970. Hit songs become instant classics. When Mercury's increasingly wild lifestyle starts to spiral out of control, Queen soon faces its greatest challenge yet – finding a way to keep the band together amid the success and excess.

3. This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

1h 22m Music Comedy

"This Is Spinal Tap" shines a light on the self-contained universe of a metal band struggling to get back on the charts, including everything from its complicated history of ups and downs, gold albums, name changes and undersold concert dates, along with the full host of requisite groupies, promoters, hangers-on and historians, sessions, release events and those special behind-the-scenes moments that keep it all real.

4. School of Rock (2003)

1h 50m Comedy Music Family

Fired from his band and hard up for cash, guitarist and vocalist Dewey Finn finagles his way into a job as a fifth-grade substitute teacher at a private school, where he secretly begins teaching his students the finer points of rock 'n' roll. The school's hard-nosed principal is rightly suspicious of Finn's activities. But Finn's roommate remains in the dark about what he's doing.

5. Airheads (1994)

1h 32m Comedy Crime Music

The Lone Rangers have heavy-metal dreams and a single demo tape they can't get anyone to play. The solution: Hijack an AM rock station and hold the deejays hostage until they agree to broadcast the band's tape.

6. Stoned (2005)

1h 42m Drama

A chronicle of the sordid life and suspicious death of Rolling Stones co-founder Brian Jones, who was found in the bottom of his swimming pool weeks after being let go from the band.

7. 24 Hour Party People (2002)

1h 57m Comedy Drama Music

Manchester, 1976. Tony Wilson is an ambitious but frustrated local TV news reporter looking for a way to make his mark. After witnessing a life-changing concert by a band known as the Sex Pistols, he persuades his station to televise one of their performances, and soon Manchester's punk groups are clamoring for him to manage them. Riding the wave of a musical revolution, Wilson and his friends create the legendary Factory Records label and The Hacienda club.

8. 2gether (2000)

22m Comedy

The fictional boy band goes behind the scenes of the world of pop music.

9. 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.

10. That Thing You Do! (1996)

1h 48m Comedy Drama Romance Music

A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.

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