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All Things Music
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A playlist of the musicals and music-themed movies and tv series that I like.


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Movie: Grease ( 1978 )
Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance?
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Movie: Rocketman ( 2019 )
A musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John's breakthrough years.
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Movie: The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas ( 1982 )
A town's Sheriff and regular patron of a historical whorehouse fights to keep it running when a television reporter targets it as the Devil's playhouse.
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Movie: Pitch Perfect ( 2012 )
Beca, a freshman at Barden University, is cajoled into joining The Bellas, her school's all-girls singing group. Injecting some much needed energy into their repertoire, The Bellas take on their male rivals in a campus competition.
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Movie: Pitch Perfect 2 ( 2015 )
After a humiliating command performance at The Kennedy Center, the Barden Bellas enter an international competition that no American group has ever won in order to regain their status and right to perform.
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Movie: Pitch Perfect 3 ( 2017 )
Following their win at the world championship, the now separated Bellas reunite for one last singing competition at an overseas USO tour, but face a group who uses both instruments and voices.
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Movie: A Star Is Born ( 2018 )
A musician helps a young singer find fame as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.
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Movie: A Star Is Born ( 1976 )
A has-been rock star falls in love with a young, up-and-coming songstress.
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Movie: The Dirt ( 2019 )
The story of how Mötley Crüe came to be one of the most notorious rock 'n roll groups in history.
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Movie: Imagine: John Lennon ( 1988 )
A biography of the rock music star.
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Movie: Songwriter ( 1984 )
Doc Jenkins is a singer/songwriter who tries to leave his singer/songwriter roots to be a music "mogul", and gets tangled up in a bad publishing deal. He enlists a team of...
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Movie: Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga ( 2020 )
When aspiring musicians Lars and Sigrit are given the opportunity to represent their country at the world's biggest song competition, they finally have a chance to prove that any dream worth having is a dream worth fighting for.
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Movie: La Vie en Rose ( 2007 )
Biopic of the iconic French singer Édith Piaf. Raised by her grandmother in a brothel, she was discovered while singing on a street corner at the age of 19. Despite her success, Piaf's life was filled with tragedy.
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TV Show: Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll ( 2015 )
Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll follows Johnny Rock, lead singer of a legendary early 90s New York band called The Heathens. Known for living up to their name, the band partied so long and so hard that even Keith Richards thought they needed to slow things down. The Heathens were on the brink of becoming famous for their kickass live shows and the release of their highly anticipated first album. Until they broke up. The same day the album dropped. Because lead guitarist Flash found Johnny in bed with his wife. So the band became legendary for all the wrong reasons - like self-destructing sooner than any group in rock 'n' roll history. 25 years later the only thing bigger than Johnny's ego is his prostate. The drugs he really needs now aren't cocaine and marijuana - they're Crestor, Cymbalta and Cialis. He's out of work, out of money and out of show business options. That's when a massively talented young singer named Gigi shows up - with a burning desire to be famous, a throwback appreciation for The Heathens only album, and a stack of cash big enough to bring the whole band back into the studio. Only this time, she is the lead singer and Johnny is just a behind the scenes songwriter. The race is on to see who gets famous first - and for what reason.
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Movie: Rock Star ( 2001 )
Lead singer of a tribute band becomes lead singer of the real band he idolizes.
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Movie: The Decline of Western Civilization ( 2016 )
The Los Angeles punk music scene circa 1980 is the focus of this film. With Alice Bag Band, Black Flag, Catholic Discipline, Circle Jerks, Fear, Germs, and X.
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Movie: Cobain: Montage of Heck ( 2015 )
An authorized documentary on the late musician Kurt Cobain, from his early days in Aberdeen, Washington to his success and downfall with the grunge band Nirvana.
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Movie: The Last 48 Hours of Kurt Cobain ( 2007 )
The week before Kurt Cobain was found dead from a single gunshot, he went missing. His whereabouts for that week has remained a mystery until now. But for the first time, the story of what happened to him can now be told, using the testimony of people who knew him, the witnesses who saw him in that last week and the ordinary people who found themselves written into his story that as one puts it, 'would have been a keystone cops comedy were it not to have ended in such tragedy'.
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Movie: This Is Spinal Tap ( 1984 )
Spinal Tap, one of England's loudest bands, is chronicled by film director Marty DiBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour.
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Movie: Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street ( 2007 )
The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, aka Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett.
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Movie: The Greatest Showman ( 2017 )
Celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.
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Movie: Moulin Rouge! ( 2001 )
A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets.
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Movie: La La Land ( 2016 )
While navigating their careers in Los Angeles, a pianist and an actress fall in love while attempting to reconcile their aspirations for the future.
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Movie: The Wizard of Oz ( 1939 )
Dorothy Gale is swept away from a farm in Kansas to a magical land of Oz in a tornado and embarks on a quest with her new friends to see the Wizard who can help her return home to Kansas and help her friends as well.
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Movie: Footloose ( 1984 )
A city teenager moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace.
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Movie: Across the Universe ( 2007 )
The music of The Beatles and the Vietnam War form the backdrop for the romance between an upper-class American girl and a poor Liverpudlian artist.
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Movie: Bohemian Rhapsody ( 2018 )
The story of the legendary rock band Queen and lead singer Freddie Mercury, leading up to their famous performance at Live Aid (1985).
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Movie: Her Smell ( 2019 )
A self-destructive punk rocker struggles with sobriety while trying to recapture the creative inspiration that led her band to success.
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Movie: Xanadu ( 1980 )
A struggling artist living in Los Angeles meets a girl who may hold the key to his happiness.
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Movie: Bird ( 1988 )
The troubled life and career of the jazz musician, Charlie "Bird" Parker.
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Movie: The Commitments ( 1991 )
When Jimmy Rabbitte wants to start a band, he has open auditions at his house.
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Movie: Pure Country ( 1992 )
Dusty gets tired of all the smoke and light effects, wonders what happened to doing it the way that made him famous and happy. Takes a walk to find what seems to be missing and finds himself and his music again!
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Movie: Airheads ( 1994 )
Three band members hoping for a big break head to a radio station to play their demo tape and wind up holding everyone hostage with plastic guns when the head D.J. refuses to play them.
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Movie: Empire Records ( 1995 )
24 hours in the lives of the young employees at Empire Records when they all grow up and become young adults thanks to each other and the manager. They all face the store joining a chain store with strict rules.
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Movie: Mr. Holland's Opus ( 1996 )
A frustrated composer finds fulfillment as a high school music teacher.
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Movie: That Thing You Do! ( 1996 )
A local Pennsylvania band scores a one hit wonder in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as they can, with lots of help from its manager.
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Movie: Almost Famous ( 2000 )
A high-school boy is given the chance to write a story for Rolling Stone Magazine about an up-and-coming rock band as he accompanies them on their concert tour.
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Movie: Rock of Ages ( 2012 )
A small town girl and a city boy meet on the Sunset Strip while pursuing their Hollywood dreams.
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Movie: Honey ( 2003 )
Honey is a sexy, tough music video choreographer who shakes up her life after her mentor gives her an ultimatum: sleep with him or be blacklisted within their industry.
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Movie: Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny ( 2006 )
To become the greatest band of all time, two slacker, wannabe-rockers set out on a quest to steal a legendary guitar pick that gives its holders incredible guitar skills, from a maximum security Rock and Roll museum.
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Movie: Last Days ( 2005 )
A Seattle musician's life and career are reminiscent to those of Kurt Cobain.
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Movie: CBGB ( 2013 )
A look at the New York City punk-rock scene and the venerable nightclub, CBGB.
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Movie: The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years ( 1989 )
Documentary showcase, what life was like for the music artists living during the Los Angeles Heavy Metal scene in the mid and late 1980s.
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Movie: The Decline of Western Civilization Part III ( 1998 )
The Decline of Western Civilization III is a 1998 documentary film that follows the gutter punk lifestyle of homeless teenagers.
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Movie: Sid and Nancy ( 1986 )
The relationship between Sid Vicious, bassist for British punk group Sex Pistols, and his girlfriend Nancy Spungen is portrayed.
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Movie: Buena Vista Social Club ( 1999 )
Aging Cuban musicians whose talents had been virtually forgotten following Castro's takeover of Cuba, are brought out of retirement by Ry Cooder, who travelled to Havana in order to bring the musicians together, resulting in triumphant performances of extraordinary music, and resurrecting the musicians' careers.
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Movie: Buena Vista Social Club: Adios ( 2017 )
Revisit with the remaining original members of the Buena Vista Social Club and explore their contribution to the unknown history of Cuba.
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Movie: A Spinal Tap Reunion: The 25th Anniversary London Sell-Out ( 1992 )
The return of Spinal Tap, one of England's loudest bands, on a sad final reunion.
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Movie: Detroit Rock City ( 1999 )
In 1978, four rebellious teenagers try to scam their way into a KISS concert.
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Movie: Quadrophenia ( 1979 )
Jimmy loathes his job and parents. He seeks solace with his mod clique, scooter riding and drugs, only to be disappointed.
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Movie: Blinded by the Light ( 2019 )
In 1987 during the austere days of Thatcher's Britain, a teenager learns to live life, understand his family and find his own voice through the music of Bruce Springsteen.
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Movie: Yesterday ( 2019 )
A struggling musician realizes he's the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles after waking up in an alternate timeline where they never existed.
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TV Show: Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog ( 2008 )
Neil Patrick Harris stars as Billy, A.K.A. Dr. Horrible, a budding super-villain whose plans for world domination continually go awry. His two goals: getting accepted into the Evil League of Evil, and working up the guts to speak to his laundromat crush Penny, played by Felicia Day. The only thing standing in his way is Captain Hammer, Billy's superhero arch-nemesis played by Nathan Fillion With one big score, Billy could get into the E.L.E. and earn the respect of Penny, but only if he can keep her away from the dashing Captain Hammer...
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Movie: Billy Elliot ( 2000 )
A talented young boy becomes torn between his unexpected love of dance and the disintegration of his family.
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Movie: School of Rock ( 2003 )
After being kicked out of his rock band, Dewey Finn becomes a substitute teacher of an uptight elementary private school, only to try and turn them into a rock band.
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Movie: High Fidelity ( 2000 )
Rob, a record store owner and compulsive list maker, recounts his top five breakups, including the one in progress.
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Movie: Get on Up ( 2014 )
A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.
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Movie: The Guru ( 2002 )
A young man leaves India to find fame and fortune in America where he unexpectedly becomes a sex guru.
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Movie: Mamma Mia! ( 2008 )
The story of a bride-to-be trying to find her real father told using hit songs by the popular 1970s group ABBA.
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Movie: Coyote Ugly ( 2000 )
Aspiring songwriter Violet Sanford, after getting a job at a women-run NYC bar that teases its male patrons, comes out of her shell.
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Movie: What's Love Got to Do with It ( 1993 )
The story of singer Tina Turner's rise to stardom and how she gained the courage to break free from her abusive husband, Ike Turner.
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Movie: Burlesque ( 2010 )
A small-town girl ventures to Los Angeles and finds her place in a neo-burlesque club run by a former dancer.
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Movie: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs ( 2018 )
Six tales of life and violence in the Old West, following a singing gunslinger, a bank robber, a traveling impresario, an elderly prospector, a wagon train, and a perverse pair of bounty hunters.
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Movie: Inside Llewyn Davis ( 2013 )
A week in the life of a young singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961.
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Movie: Strictly Ballroom ( 1992 )
A maverick dancer risks his career by performing an unusual routine and sets out to succeed with a new partner.
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Movie: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band ( 1978 )
Small town band hits it big, but they must battle a nefarious plot in the music industry.
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Movie: Tapeheads ( 1988 )
A couple of creative losers accidently become big shots in the video music industry.
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Movie: Country Strong ( 2011 )
A rising country-music songwriter works with a fallen star to work their way to fame, causing romantic complications along the way.
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Movie: Velvet Goldmine ( 1998 )
In 1984, British journalist Arthur Stuart investigates the career of 1970s glam superstar Brian Slade, who was heavily influenced in his early years by hard-living and rebellious American singer Curt Wild.
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Movie: Gloria ( 2015 )
A rebellious and controversial Mexican pop icon becomes a huge success with her style and catchy songs, but a larger than life scandal will rock her world entirely.
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Movie: Scott Joplin ( 1977 )
Details the life story of Scott Joplin and how he became the greatest ragtime composer of all time.
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Movie: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again ( 2018 )
Five years after the events of Mamma Mia! (2008), Sophie prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother's past.
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Movie: Spice World ( 1997 )
World famous pop group the Spice Girls zip around London in their luxurious double decker tour bus having various adventures and performing for their fans.
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Movie: Ricki and the Flash ( 2015 )
A musician who gave up everything for her dream of rock-and-roll stardom returns home, looking to make things right with her family.
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Movie: Chicago ( 2003 )
Two death-row murderesses develop a fierce rivalry while competing for publicity, celebrity, and a sleazy lawyer's attention.
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Movie: Here and Now ( 2018 )
A singer in New York gets a grim diagnosis that puts her life and dreams into perspective.
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Movie: Josie and the Pussycats ( 2001 )
A girl group find themselves in the middle of a conspiracy to deliver subliminal messages through popular music.
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Movie: De-Lovely ( 2004 )
Inspecting a magical biographical stage musical, composer Cole Porter reviews his life and career with his wife, Linda.
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Movie: The Runaways ( 2010 )
A coming-of-age biographical film about the 1970s teenage all-girl rock band The Runaways. The relationship between band members Cherie Currie and Joan Jett is also explored.
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Movie: Backbeat ( 1994 )
A dramatization of the Hamburg, Germany phase of The Beatles' early history.
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Movie: Cadillac Records ( 2008 )
Chronicles the rise of Chess Records and its recording artists.
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Movie: Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll ( 2010 )
A biography of Ian Dury, who was stricken with polio at a young age and defied expectations by becoming one of the founders of the punk-rock scene in Britain in the 1970s.
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Movie: Zoot Suit ( 1982 )
A kind of musical accompanying the story of the early 1940's and the effect that the "zoot suit" (a man's suit of long jacket and pegged pants, always worn with a long keychain that looped almost to the ankle.... the rebellious fashion of young men) had on the morals and attitudes of the people of that era.
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Movie: The Last Days of Disco ( 1998 )
Story of two female Manhattan book editors fresh out of college, both finding love and themselves while frequenting the local disco.
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Movie: Rock the Kasbah ( 2015 )
A down-on-his-luck music manager discovers a teenage girl with an extraordinary voice while on a music tour in Afghanistan and takes her to Kabul to compete on the popular television show, Afghan Star.
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TV Show: The Monkees ( 1966 )
The Monkees follows the adventures of four young men trying to make a name for themselves as rock 'n roll singers.
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TV Show: The Partridge Family ( 1970 )
It's TV's favorite family of rock 'n 'rollers, who hit the road in their groovy bus and turn the world on to the catchy pop songs such as "I Think I Love You", "I Woke Up In Love This Morning", and "Somebody Wants to Love You". The Partridge Family's six members feature mom Shirley and her five kids: Keith, Laurie, Danny, Tracy and Chris. And who can forget the Partridge's frequently exasperated manager Reuben Kincaid, who would become an important member of their family whether he liked it or not?
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Movie: West Side Story ( 1961 )
Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.
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Movie: Mary Poppins ( 1964 )
In turn of the century London, a magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father.
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TV Show: Punk ( 2019 )
Featuring original interviews with America's punk pioneers and the U.K.'s most notorious bands, alongside a seamless blend of rare and unseen photos, gritty archival film and video, a crackling soundtrack of punk hits and misses, Punk explores the music, the fashion, the art and the DIY attitude of a subculture of self-described misfits and outcasts.
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Movie: Little Shop of Horrors ( 1986 )
A nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed.
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Movie: Atkan Chatkan ( 2020 )
It is the story of a gifted kid Guddu, who along with his street kid friends, forms a band to win a prestigious musical competition without using conventional instruments and unites his separated musician parents.
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Movie: George Takei's Allegiance ( 2016 )
Allegiance illuminates one of American history's lesser known chapters as it tells the story of Sam Kimura, transported back nearly six decades to when his younger self and his sister Kei fought to stay connected to their heritage, their family and themselves after Japanese Americans were wrongfully imprisoned during World War II. An important story told with great resonance and intimacy, Allegiance explores the ties that bind us, the struggle to persevere and the overwhelming power of forgiveness and, most especially, love
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Movie: Bhangra Paa Le ( 2020 )
Jaggi, who hails from a Punjabi background, wants to exhibit Bhangra on a big platform as he is deeply attached to the dance form. The film showcases a college rivalry where they compete with each other to win the international dance competition.
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Movie: Nebunia tineretii ( 2013 )
Kabir and Naina bond during a trekking trip. Before Naina can express herself, Kabir leaves India to pursue his career. They meet again years later, but he still cherishes his dreams more than bonds.
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Movie: The Sapphires ( 2012 )
It's 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when their all-girl group The Sapphires entertain the US troops in Vietnam.
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Movie: I Wanna Hold Your Hand ( 1979 )
In 1964, six teenagers from New Jersey run off to see The Beatles perform on The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) in the hope of meeting their idols. However, they don't have tickets. Along the way, they learn new things about friendship and growing up.
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Movie: Shout ( 1991 )
A new music teacher in a 1955 West Texas home for wayward boys brings new vision and hope for many of the interned boys.
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Movie: Bye Bye Birdie ( 1963 )
A rock singer travels to a small Ohio town to make his "farewell" television performance and kiss his biggest fan before he is drafted.
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Movie: Bedknobs and Broomsticks ( 1971 )
An apprentice witch, three kids and a cynical magician conman search for the missing component to a magic spell to be used in the defense of Britain in WWII.
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