Top 50 underrated music movies

01.
Spice World
93 min | 1997 |
3.5 (33510 votes)
|
6.16 (206 reviews)

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.

02.
Glitter
104 min | 2001 |
2.3 (21618 votes)
|
4.87 (250 reviews)

A young singer dates a disc jockey who helps her get into the music business, but their relationship become complicated as she ascends to super stardom.

03.
Who's That Girl
92 min | 1987 |
4.8 (9592 votes)
|
7.27 (61 reviews)

The life of an uptight tax lawyer turns chaotic when he is asked to escort a young woman newly released from prison, who persuades him to help prove her innocence.

04.
The Guru
94 min | 2002 |
5.4 (14836 votes)
|
7.71 (81 reviews)

A young man leaves India to find fame and fortune in America where he unexpectedly becomes a sex guru.

05.
Swing Kids
112 min | 1993 |
6.8 (15633 votes)
|
8.87 (87 reviews)

A group of teens adores forbidden music in Nazi Germany just before the outbreak of World War II.

06.
Brown Sugar
109 min | 2002 |
6.5 (8652 votes)
|
8.45 (37 reviews)

Friends since childhood, a magazine editor and a hip-hop record executive stumble into romantic territory.

07.
Staying Alive
93 min | 1983 |
4.7 (14874 votes)
|
6.59 (111 reviews)

Five years later, Tony Manero's Saturday Night Fever is still burning. Now he's strutting toward his biggest challenge yet: succeeding as a dancer on the Broadway stage.

08.
Selena
127 min | 1997 |
6.8 (26196 votes)
|
8.69 (116 reviews)

The true story of Selena, a Texas-born Tejano singer who rose from cult status to performing at the Astrodome, as well as having chart topping albums on the Latin music charts.

09.
Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga
123 min | 2020 |
6.5 (81745 votes)
|
8.38 (1258 reviews)

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.

10.
Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights
86 min | 2004 |
6.0 (27102 votes)
|
7.87 (176 reviews)

High school senior Katey moves to Havana in November 1958, when her dad gets a promotion at Ford. She meets a local waiter, who introduces her to sensual Cuban music/dance. They enter a big dance contest for the prize when he gets fired.

11.
A Night at the Roxbury
82 min | 1998 |
6.2 (57773 votes)
|
8.0 (182 reviews)

Two dim-witted brothers dream of owning their own dance club or at least getting into the coolest and most exclusive club in town, The Roxbury.

12.
Hairspray
117 min | 2007 |
6.6 (121420 votes)
|
8.35 (393 reviews)

Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.

13.
Bratz
110 min | 2007 |
3.1 (18085 votes)
|
4.77 (116 reviews)

During their first year of high school, four best girlfriends face off against the domineering student body President, who wants to split them up into different social cliques.

14.
Pump Up the Volume
102 min | 1990 |
7.2 (26854 votes)
|
8.85 (104 reviews)

Mark runs a pirate radio station and causes an uproar when he speaks his mind and enthralls fellow teens.

15.
Dirty Dancing
100 min | 1987 |
7.0 (209360 votes)
|
8.65 (395 reviews)

Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances "Baby" Houseman falls in love with the camp's dance instructor, Johnny Castle.

16.
That Thing You Do!
108 min | 1996 |
6.9 (63704 votes)
|
8.55 (183 reviews)

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 their manager.

17.
The Fabulous Baker Boys
114 min | 1989 |
6.9 (22226 votes)
|
8.52 (72 reviews)

The lives of two struggling musicians, who happen to be brothers, inevitably change when they team up with a beautiful, up-and-coming singer.

18.
Cool as Ice
91 min | 1991 |
2.9 (9067 votes)
|
4.5 (122 reviews)

A rapper gets stuck in a small town and falls for a local girl whose family is in witness protection.

19.
Beaches
123 min | 1988 |
6.9 (23902 votes)
|
8.49 (109 reviews)

A privileged rich debutante and a cynical struggling entertainer share a turbulent, but strong childhood friendship over the years.

20.
Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa
158 min | 1994 |
7.8 (17523 votes)
|
9.33 (33 reviews)

A dreamer falls for a girl who is in love with someone else and tries to create a rift between her and the man she loves.

21.
Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny
93 min | 2006 |
6.8 (103758 votes)
|
8.3 (207 reviews)

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.

22.
Thugs of Hindostan
164 min | 2018 |
4.0 (16534 votes)
|
5.49 (906 reviews)

Recruited by the East India Company, a local thug infiltrates a troop of patriotic bandits who plan to overthrow the British regime and reclaim their independence.

23.
Strictly Ballroom
94 min | 1992 |
7.2 (25572 votes)
|
8.68 (134 reviews)

A maverick dancer risks his career by performing an unusual routine and sets out to succeed with a new partner.

24.
Girls Just Want to Have Fun
90 min | 1985 |
6.0 (10035 votes)
|
7.48 (47 reviews)

Janey is new in town and soon meets Lynne, who shares her passion for dancing in general and "Dance TV" in particular.

25.
Trick
89 min | 1999 |
7.2 (8323 votes)
|
8.68 (93 reviews)

The misadventures of two young gay men, trying to find a place to be alone, one night in Manhattan.

26.
I Can Only Imagine
110 min | 2018 |
7.3 (14790 votes)
|
8.78 (313 reviews)

The inspiring and unknown true story behind MercyMe's beloved, chart topping song that brings ultimate hope to so many is a gripping reminder of the power of true forgiveness.

27.
Tender Mercies
92 min | 1983 |
7.4 (9665 votes)
|
8.87 (69 reviews)

A broken-down, middle-aged country singer gets a new wife, reaches out to his long-lost daughter, and tries to put his troubled life back together.

28.
Shall We Dance?
136 min | 1996 |
7.7 (10603 votes)
|
9.14 (82 reviews)

A successful but unhappy Japanese accountant finds the missing passion in his life when he begins to secretly take ballroom dance lessons.

29.
The Wedding Singer
97 min | 1998 |
6.8 (137554 votes)
|
8.24 (264 reviews)

Robbie, a singer, and Julia, a waitress, are both engaged, but to the wrong people. Fortune intervenes to help them discover each other.

30.
Meet the Feebles
97 min | 1989 |
6.6 (18981 votes)
|
8.03 (128 reviews)

Multiple animals and insects experience the sleazier side of show business while working on a variety show.

31.
Center Stage
115 min | 2000 |
6.7 (19263 votes)
|
8.12 (142 reviews)

A group of 12 teenagers from various backgrounds enroll at the American Ballet Academy in New York to make it as ballet dancers and each one deals with the problems and stress of training and getting ahead in the world of dance.

32.
Crossroads
99 min | 1986 |
7.1 (14720 votes)
|
8.5 (79 reviews)

A wanna be blues guitar virtuoso seeks a long lost song by legendary musician, Robert Johnson.

33.
Un Coeur en Hiver
105 min | 1992 |
7.6 (9230 votes)
|
8.95 (59 reviews)

Beautiful violin virtuoso Camille has two obsessions: the music of Ravel, and a friend of her husband's who crafts violins. But his heart seems to be as cold as her playing is passionate.

34.
All About Lily Chou-Chou
146 min | 2001 |
7.5 (8163 votes)
|
8.85 (41 reviews)

The problematic lives of teenager students for whom the singer Lily Chou-Chou's dreamy music is the only way to escape an alienating, violent and insensitive society.

35.
House Party
100 min | 1990 |
6.4 (13455 votes)
|
7.72 (30 reviews)

Kid decides to go to his friend Play's house party, but neither of them can predict what's in store for them on what could be the wildest night of their lives.

36.
La Bamba
108 min | 1987 |
6.9 (29440 votes)
|
8.19 (72 reviews)

Biographical story of the rise from nowhere of early rock and roll singer Ritchie Valens who died at age 17 in a plane crash with Buddy Holly and The Big Bopper.

37.
Joyeux Noel
116 min | 2005 |
7.7 (28265 votes)
|
8.98 (149 reviews)

In December 1914, an unofficial Christmas truce on the Western Front allows soldiers from opposing sides of the First World War to gain insight into each other's way of life.

38.
Music and Lyrics
104 min | 2007 |
6.5 (98842 votes)
|
7.77 (286 reviews)

A washed up singer is given a couple days to compose a chart-topping hit for an aspiring teen sensation. Though he's never written a decent lyric in his life, he sparks with an offbeat younger woman with a flair for words.

39.
Airheads
92 min | 1994 |
6.1 (47048 votes)
|
7.36 (67 reviews)

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.

40.
A Hard Day's Night
87 min | 1964 |
7.6 (40986 votes)
|
8.84 (214 reviews)

Over two "typical" days in the life of The Beatles, the boys struggle to keep themselves and Sir Paul McCartney's mischievous grandfather in check while preparing for a live television performance.

41.
Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit
107 min | 1993 |
5.6 (50223 votes)
|
6.83 (76 reviews)

Showgirl Deloris Van Cartier returns as Sister Mary Clarence to teach music to a group of Catholic students whose run-down school is slated for closure.

42.
Footloose
107 min | 1984 |
6.6 (72195 votes)
|
7.83 (124 reviews)

A city teenager moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace.

43.
Rock the Kasbah
106 min | 2015 |
5.5 (11132 votes)
|
6.72 (64 reviews)

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.

44.
Stomp the Yard
115 min | 2007 |
5.4 (21870 votes)
|
6.61 (158 reviews)

When his brother is murdered, a street dancer moves to Georgia to work his way through college. He joins a fraternity's step dancing team for a competition. Will he also get an education and the girl?

45.
Black Is King
85 min | 2020 |
5.7 (8133 votes)
|
6.91 (631 reviews)

Visual album from Beyoncé inspired by 'The Lion King'.

46.
The Commitments
118 min | 1991 |
7.6 (33409 votes)
|
8.8 (89 reviews)

Jimmy Rabbitte, an unemployed Dublin boy, decides to put together a soul band made up entirely of the Irish working class.

47.
Dance Flick
83 min | 2009 |
3.5 (11854 votes)
|
4.7 (55 reviews)

Street dancer Thomas Uncles is from the wrong side of the tracks, but his bond with the beautiful Megan White might help the duo realize their dreams as they enter in the mother of all dance battles.

48.
Up in Smoke
86 min | 1978 |
6.9 (36655 votes)
|
8.1 (83 reviews)

Two stoners unknowingly smuggle a van - made entirely of marijuana - from Mexico to L.A., with incompetent Sgt. Stedenko on their trail.

49.
I Still Believe
116 min | 2020 |
6.5 (9359 votes)
|
7.68 (182 reviews)

The true-life story of Christian music star Jeremy Camp and his journey of love and loss that looks to prove there is always hope.

50.
A Mighty Wind
91 min | 2003 |
7.2 (26462 votes)
|
8.37 (197 reviews)

Mockumentary captures the reunion of 1960s folk trio the Folksmen as they prepare for a show at The Town Hall to memorialize a recently deceased concert promoter.

Top 50 overrated music movies

01.
Footloose
113 min | 2011 |
5.9 (47027 votes)
|
3.87 (112 reviews)

City teenager Ren MacCormack moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace.

02.
The Piano
121 min | 1993 |
7.6 (80483 votes)
|
5.89 (214 reviews)

In the mid-19th century, a mute woman is sent to New Zealand along with her young daughter and prized piano for an arranged marriage to a wealthy landowner, but is soon lusted after by a local worker on the plantation.

03.
A Bigger Splash
125 min | 2015 |
6.4 (27941 votes)
|
4.78 (88 reviews)

The vacation of a famous rock star and her boyfriend in Italy is disrupted by the unexpected visit of an old friend and his daughter.

04.
Climax
97 min | 2018 |
7.0 (56342 votes)
|
5.39 (415 reviews)

French dancers gather in a remote, empty school building to rehearse on a wintry night. The all-night celebration morphs into a hallucinatory nightmare when they learn their sangria is laced with LSD.

05.
The Last Days of Disco
113 min | 1998 |
6.7 (12367 votes)
|
5.11 (96 reviews)

Story of two female Manhattan book editors fresh out of college, both finding love and themselves while frequenting the local disco.

06.
All Eyez on Me
139 min | 2017 |
5.9 (21628 votes)
|
4.35 (153 reviews)

Tells the true and untold story of prolific rapper, actor, poet and activist Tupac Shakur.

07.
Gloria Bell
102 min | 2018 |
6.3 (9885 votes)
|
4.76 (122 reviews)

A free-spirited woman in her 50s seeks out love at L.A. dance clubs.

08.
Cadillac Records
109 min | 2008 |
7.0 (20429 votes)
|
5.58 (92 reviews)

Chronicles the rise of Chess Records and its recording artists.

09.
Coffee and Cigarettes
95 min | 2003 |
7.1 (60668 votes)
|
5.69 (133 reviews)

A series of vignettes that all have coffee and cigarettes in common.

10.
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
158 min | 2016 |
5.8 (21607 votes)
|
4.48 (209 reviews)

This story explores love - the shapes it takes, the ways it changes us and the exhilarating and often terrifying ride it takes us on. It is the journey of two characters, Alizeh and Ayan, as they navigate life, love and heartbreak.

11.
Be Cool
118 min | 2005 |
5.6 (67664 votes)
|
4.29 (312 reviews)

Disenchanted with the movie industry, Chili Palmer tries the music industry, meeting and romancing a widow of a music executive on the way.

12.
Song to Song
129 min | 2017 |
5.7 (19519 votes)
|
4.4 (107 reviews)

Two intersecting love triangles. Obsession and betrayal set against the music scene in Austin, Texas.

13.
La La Land
128 min | 2016 |
8.0 (521685 votes)
|
6.7 (1874 reviews)

While navigating their careers in Los Angeles, a pianist and an actress fall in love while attempting to reconcile their aspirations for the future.

14.
New York, New York
155 min | 1977 |
6.6 (18696 votes)
|
5.38 (74 reviews)

An egotistical saxophonist and a young lounge singer meet on VJ Day and embark upon a strained and rocky romance, even as their careers begin a long, uphill climb.

15.
Copying Beethoven
104 min | 2006 |
6.8 (13155 votes)
|
5.66 (90 reviews)

A fictionalized account of the last year of Beethoven's life.

16.
Last Days
97 min | 2005 |
5.8 (21923 votes)
|
4.68 (245 reviews)

A Seattle musician's life and career are reminiscent to those of Kurt Cobain.

17.
Magic Mike XXL
115 min | 2015 |
5.6 (53045 votes)
|
4.5 (141 reviews)

Three years after Mike bowed out of the stripper life at the top of his game, he and the remaining Kings of Tampa hit the road to Myrtle Beach to put on one last blow-out performance.

18.
Green Room
95 min | 2015 |
7.0 (110747 votes)
|
5.95 (333 reviews)

A punk rock band is forced to fight for survival after witnessing a murder at a neo-Nazi skinhead bar.

19.
Bill & Ted Face the Music
91 min | 2020 |
6.0 (33425 votes)
|
5.02 (792 reviews)

Once told they'd save the universe during a time-traveling adventure, 2 would-be rockers from San Dimas, California find themselves as middle-aged dads still trying to crank out a hit song and fulfill their destiny.

20.
Vox Lux
114 min | 2018 |
5.8 (16755 votes)
|
4.85 (185 reviews)

An unusual set of circumstances brings unexpected success to a pop star.

21.
A Chorus Line
113 min | 1985 |
6.2 (9279 votes)
|
5.26 (66 reviews)

Hopefuls try out before a demanding director for a part in a new musical.

22.
ARIF V 216
125 min | 2018 |
7.1 (33925 votes)
|
6.24 (47 reviews)

After 8 years, Arif's old friend 216 from planet GORA pays a visit to Earth.Together they go on a quest where they'll be visiting 60's.

23.
I'm Not There
135 min | 2007 |
6.9 (56937 votes)
|
6.05 (227 reviews)

Ruminations on the life of Bob Dylan, where six characters embody a different aspect of the musician's life and work.

24.
The Man Who Cried
100 min | 2000 |
6.2 (14531 votes)
|
5.37 (83 reviews)

A young refugee traveling from Russia to America in search of her lost father falls for a gypsy horseman.

25.
Step Up Revolution
99 min | 2012 |
6.4 (54376 votes)
|
5.61 (81 reviews)

Emily arrives in Miami with aspirations to become a professional dancer. She sparks with Sean, the leader of a dance crew whose neighborhood is threatened by Emily's father's development plans.

26.
The Perfection
90 min | 2018 |
6.1 (37604 votes)
|
5.32 (612 reviews)

When troubled musical prodigy Charlotte seeks out Elizabeth, the new star pupil of her former school, the encounter sends both musicians down a sinister path with shocking consequences.

27.
Student of the Year
146 min | 2012 |
5.3 (15969 votes)
|
4.52 (71 reviews)

Several alumni reminisce about their final year at St. Theresa's College and the events that shaped their lives.

28.
Human Traffic
99 min | 1999 |
7.1 (23672 votes)
|
6.32 (115 reviews)

Five friends spend one lost weekend in a mix of music, love and club culture.

29.
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
94 min | 2020 |
7.0 (42763 votes)
|
6.23 (334 reviews)

Tensions rise when trailblazing blues singer Ma Rainey and her band gather at a recording studio in Chicago in 1927.

30.
Pirate Radio
117 min | 2009 |
7.4 (108202 votes)
|
6.64 (226 reviews)

A band of rogue DJs that captivated Britain, playing the music that defined a generation and standing up to a government that wanted classical music, and nothing else, on the airwaves.

31.
Ricki and the Flash
101 min | 2015 |
5.9 (22673 votes)
|
5.16 (110 reviews)

A musician who gave up everything for her dream of rock-and-roll stardom returns home, looking to make things right with her family.

32.
Youth
124 min | 2015 |
7.3 (73262 votes)
|
6.57 (166 reviews)

A retired orchestra conductor is on vacation with his daughter and his film director best friend in the Alps when he receives an invitation from Queen Elizabeth II to perform for Prince Philip's birthday.

33.
Inside Llewyn Davis
104 min | 2013 |
7.5 (143178 votes)
|
6.78 (379 reviews)

A week in the life of a young singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961.

34.
Across the Universe
133 min | 2007 |
7.3 (106903 votes)
|
6.63 (527 reviews)

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.

35.
On Chesil Beach
110 min | 2017 |
6.3 (10207 votes)
|
5.65 (92 reviews)

Based on Ian McEwan's novel. In 1962 England, a young couple find their idyllic romance colliding with issues of sexual freedom and societal pressure, leading to an awkward and fateful wedding night.

36.
Work It
93 min | 2020 |
6.1 (10421 votes)
|
5.47 (118 reviews)

When Quinn Ackerman's admission to the college of her dreams depends on her performance at a dance competition, she forms a ragtag group of dancers to take on the best squad in school...now she just needs to learn how to dance.

37.
Ocean's 11
127 min | 1960 |
6.6 (20364 votes)
|
5.99 (102 reviews)

Danny Ocean gathers a group of his World War II compatriots to pull off the ultimate Las Vegas heist. Together the eleven friends plan to rob five Las Vegas casinos in one night.

38.
Pitch Perfect 3
93 min | 2017 |
5.8 (57754 votes)
|
5.19 (190 reviews)

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.

39.
A Star Is Born
139 min | 1976 |
6.1 (10329 votes)
|
5.49 (87 reviews)

A has-been rock star falls in love with a young, up-and-coming songstress.

40.
The Piano Teacher
131 min | 2001 |
7.5 (57344 votes)
|
6.89 (192 reviews)

A young man romantically pursues his masochistic piano teacher.

41.
Baby Driver
113 min | 2017 |
7.6 (457752 votes)
|
7.05 (1162 reviews)

After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.

42.
Step Up All In
112 min | 2014 |
6.0 (32936 votes)
|
5.45 (52 reviews)

All-stars from the previous Step Up installments come together in glittering Las Vegas, battling for a victory that could define their dreams and their careers.

43.
We Summon the Darkness
91 min | 2019 |
5.2 (8204 votes)
|
4.65 (172 reviews)

Three best friends embark on a road trip to a heavy-metal show, where they bond with three aspiring musicians and head off to one of the girls' country home for an after-party.

44.
Hail, Caesar!
106 min | 2016 |
6.3 (126382 votes)
|
5.77 (444 reviews)

A Hollywood fixer in the 1950s works to keep the studio's stars in line.

45.
9 Songs
71 min | 2004 |
4.8 (21707 votes)
|
4.27 (172 reviews)

In London, intense sexual encounters take place between an American college student, named Lisa, and an English scientist, named Matt, between attending rock concerts.

46.
High Fidelity
113 min | 2000 |
7.5 (171089 votes)
|
6.98 (507 reviews)

Rob, a record store owner and compulsive list maker, recounts his top five breakups, including the one in progress.

47.
Metallica Through the Never
93 min | 2013 |
7.2 (16813 votes)
|
6.68 (62 reviews)

Trip, a young roadie for Metallica, is sent on an urgent mission during the band's show. But what seems like a simple assignment turns into a surreal adventure.

48.
Grand Piano
90 min | 2013 |
5.9 (17748 votes)
|
5.43 (84 reviews)

A pianist with stage fright endures a performance under the eyes of a mysterious sniper, who will shoot and kill him if a wrong note is played.

49.
Get Him to the Greek
109 min | 2010 |
6.3 (171469 votes)
|
5.84 (203 reviews)

A record company intern is hired to accompany out-of-control British rock star Aldous Snow to a concert at L.A.'s Greek Theater.

50.
Pitch Perfect
112 min | 2012 |
7.1 (282444 votes)
|
6.65 (336 reviews)

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.