Top 50 underrated music movies

01.
Spice World
93 min | 1997 |
3.5 (32961 votes)
|
6.2 (202 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.
Who's That Girl
92 min | 1987 |
4.8 (9359 votes)
|
7.33 (60 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.

03.
Glitter
104 min | 2001 |
2.3 (21350 votes)
|
4.79 (246 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.

04.
The Guru
94 min | 2002 |
5.3 (14722 votes)
|
7.71 (79 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 (15297 votes)
|
8.88 (85 reviews)

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

06.
Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights
86 min | 2004 |
6.0 (26511 votes)
|
7.89 (174 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.

07.
Staying Alive
93 min | 1983 |
4.7 (14385 votes)
|
6.58 (105 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 (24232 votes)
|
8.66 (111 reviews)

The true story of Selena Quintanilla, 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 (66653 votes)
|
8.35 (1171 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.
Hairspray
117 min | 2007 |
6.6 (118600 votes)
|
8.38 (388 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.

11.
The Fabulous Baker Boys
114 min | 1989 |
6.8 (21529 votes)
|
8.5 (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.

12.
Pump Up the Volume
102 min | 1990 |
7.2 (26012 votes)
|
8.87 (100 reviews)

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

13.
A Night at the Roxbury
82 min | 1998 |
6.3 (56351 votes)
|
7.96 (178 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.

14.
That Thing You Do!
108 min | 1996 |
6.9 (61617 votes)
|
8.56 (179 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 its manager.

15.
Dirty Dancing
100 min | 1987 |
7.0 (199021 votes)
|
8.63 (375 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.
Trick
89 min | 1999 |
7.1 (8119 votes)
|
8.67 (91 reviews)

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

17.
Shall We Dance?
136 min | 1996 |
7.6 (10406 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.

18.
Beaches
123 min | 1988 |
7.0 (23002 votes)
|
8.54 (101 reviews)

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

19.
Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa
158 min | 1994 |
7.8 (17070 votes)
|
9.33 (30 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.

20.
Strictly Ballroom
94 min | 1992 |
7.2 (24697 votes)
|
8.7 (130 reviews)

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

21.
Tender Mercies
92 min | 1983 |
7.4 (9191 votes)
|
8.9 (64 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.

22.
Cool as Ice
91 min | 1991 |
2.9 (8849 votes)
|
4.4 (121 reviews)

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

23.
Thugs of Hindostan
164 min | 2018 |
4.0 (16534 votes)
|
5.49 (892 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.

24.
I Can Only Imagine
110 min | 2018 |
7.3 (13839 votes)
|
8.77 (301 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.

25.
Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny
93 min | 2006 |
6.8 (100813 votes)
|
8.23 (199 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.

26.
Center Stage
115 min | 2000 |
6.7 (18791 votes)
|
8.11 (140 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.

27.
The Wedding Singer
97 min | 1998 |
6.8 (133056 votes)
|
8.21 (259 reviews)

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

28.
Meet the Feebles
97 min | 1989 |
6.7 (18587 votes)
|
8.1 (124 reviews)

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

29.
Crossroads
99 min | 1986 |
7.1 (14086 votes)
|
8.46 (73 reviews)

Ralph Macchio is Lightning Boy. A kid who can make a slide guitar sing. Blind Dog is an old pro who knows it. Together, they're headed to a place where deals are made. And legends are born.

30.
Joyeux Noel
116 min | 2005 |
7.7 (27225 votes)
|
9.01 (143 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.

31.
Girls Just Want to Have Fun
90 min | 1985 |
6.0 (9695 votes)
|
7.3 (46 reviews)

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

32.
Beyond the Valley of the Dolls
109 min | 1970 |
6.2 (9909 votes)
|
7.49 (114 reviews)

Three girls come to Hollywood to make it big, but find only sex, drugs and sleaze.

33.
A Hard Day's Night
87 min | 1964 |
7.6 (39712 votes)
|
8.84 (205 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.

34.
Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit
107 min | 1993 |
5.6 (48359 votes)
|
6.84 (70 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.

35.
Music and Lyrics
104 min | 2007 |
6.5 (95889 votes)
|
7.74 (282 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.

36.
Rock the Kasbah
106 min | 2015 |
5.5 (10717 votes)
|
6.73 (63 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.

37.
The Commitments
118 min | 1991 |
7.6 (31926 votes)
|
8.82 (85 reviews)

When Jimmy Rabbitte wants to start a band, he has open auditions at his house.

38.
La Bamba
108 min | 1987 |
6.9 (28123 votes)
|
8.12 (68 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.

39.
Duets
112 min | 2000 |
6.1 (9074 votes)
|
7.31 (95 reviews)

A professional karaoke hustler reconnects with his daughter and a bored suburban businessman turns outlaw karaoke singer, among other plotlines.

40.
Airheads
92 min | 1994 |
6.1 (45647 votes)
|
7.29 (64 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.

41.
Footloose
107 min | 1984 |
6.6 (69067 votes)
|
7.78 (119 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.

42.
A Mighty Wind
91 min | 2003 |
7.2 (25788 votes)
|
8.38 (196 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.

43.
Rock 'n' Roll High School
93 min | 1979 |
6.7 (8880 votes)
|
7.87 (58 reviews)

Ramones fanatic and delinquent Riff Randell battle it out with the strict new principle of Vince Lombardi High School, Miss Togar, with help from the Ramones.

44.
Stomp the Yard
115 min | 2007 |
5.4 (21625 votes)
|
6.56 (157 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.
Coal Miner's Daughter
124 min | 1980 |
7.5 (16455 votes)
|
8.66 (76 reviews)

Biographical story of Loretta Lynn, the legendary country singer who rose from humble, poverty-stricken beginnings in Kentucky to worldwide superstardom and changed the sound and style of country music forever.

46.
Going My Way
126 min | 1944 |
7.0 (10302 votes)
|
8.15 (73 reviews)

When young Father O'Malley arrives at St. Dominic's, old Father Fitzgibbon doesn't think much of the church's newest member.

47.
Bratz
110 min | 2007 |
3.1 (17629 votes)
|
4.25 (111 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.

48.
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
104 min | 1994 |
7.4 (45963 votes)
|
8.54 (117 reviews)

Two drag performers and a transgender woman travel across the desert to perform their unique style of cabaret.

49.
Music of the Heart
124 min | 1999 |
6.8 (11790 votes)
|
7.93 (89 reviews)

Story of a schoolteacher's struggle to teach violin to inner-city Harlem kids.

50.
Dance Flick
83 min | 2009 |
3.5 (11646 votes)
|
4.62 (54 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.

Top 50 overrated music movies

01.
Footloose
113 min | 2011 |
5.9 (45899 votes)
|
4.0 (107 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 (77920 votes)
|
5.9 (209 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.
The Last Days of Disco
113 min | 1998 |
6.7 (11970 votes)
|
5.06 (91 reviews)

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

04.
Cadillac Records
109 min | 2008 |
7.0 (19857 votes)
|
5.49 (90 reviews)

Chronicles the rise of Chess Records and its recording artists.

05.
Climax
97 min | 2018 |
7.1 (48960 votes)
|
5.62 (367 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.

06.
La La Land
128 min | 2016 |
8.0 (492521 votes)
|
6.53 (1763 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.

07.
All Eyez on Me
139 min | 2017 |
5.8 (20813 votes)
|
4.34 (149 reviews)

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

08.
Coffee and Cigarettes
95 min | 2003 |
7.1 (59118 votes)
|
5.66 (130 reviews)

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

09.
Be Cool
118 min | 2005 |
5.7 (66753 votes)
|
4.28 (309 reviews)

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

10.
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
158 min | 2016 |
5.8 (20500 votes)
|
4.46 (204 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.
New York, New York
155 min | 1977 |
6.7 (18026 votes)
|
5.4 (73 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.

12.
Song to Song
129 min | 2017 |
5.7 (18351 votes)
|
4.42 (95 reviews)

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

13.
Human Traffic
99 min | 1999 |
7.1 (22850 votes)
|
5.91 (113 reviews)

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

14.
Last Days
97 min | 2005 |
5.8 (21554 votes)
|
4.71 (243 reviews)

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

15.
A Chorus Line
113 min | 1985 |
6.2 (9034 votes)
|
5.11 (61 reviews)

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

16.
Magic Mike XXL
115 min | 2015 |
5.6 (51459 votes)
|
4.6 (137 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.

17.
Vox Lux
114 min | 2018 |
5.9 (15656 votes)
|
4.92 (177 reviews)

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

18.
Green Room
95 min | 2015 |
7.0 (105207 votes)
|
6.03 (313 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 |
6.2 (21266 votes)
|
5.24 (597 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.
Copying Beethoven
104 min | 2006 |
6.8 (12907 votes)
|
5.86 (90 reviews)

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

21.
I'm Not There
135 min | 2007 |
6.9 (56076 votes)
|
6.03 (222 reviews)

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

22.
Step Up Revolution
99 min | 2012 |
6.4 (53337 votes)
|
5.54 (77 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.

23.
On Chesil Beach
110 min | 2017 |
6.3 (9478 votes)
|
5.48 (85 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.

24.
ARIF V 216
125 min | 2018 |
7.1 (31788 votes)
|
6.29 (46 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.

25.
The Man Who Cried
100 min | 2000 |
6.2 (14072 votes)
|
5.41 (82 reviews)

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

26.
Pirate Radio
117 min | 2009 |
7.4 (106523 votes)
|
6.62 (225 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.

27.
Inside Llewyn Davis
104 min | 2013 |
7.5 (136962 votes)
|
6.73 (363 reviews)

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

28.
Step Up All In
112 min | 2014 |
6.0 (32177 votes)
|
5.24 (48 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.

29.
A Star Is Born
139 min | 1976 |
6.2 (9809 votes)
|
5.46 (85 reviews)

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

30.
Ricki and the Flash
101 min | 2015 |
5.9 (22168 votes)
|
5.17 (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.

31.
Youth
124 min | 2015 |
7.3 (70519 votes)
|
6.58 (164 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.

32.
Across the Universe
133 min | 2007 |
7.3 (105374 votes)
|
6.65 (518 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.

33.
Pitch Perfect 3
93 min | 2017 |
5.8 (54671 votes)
|
5.18 (182 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.

34.
The Piano Teacher
131 min | 2001 |
7.5 (53167 votes)
|
6.88 (186 reviews)

A young man romantically pursues his masochistic piano teacher.

35.
Pitch Perfect
112 min | 2012 |
7.2 (273279 votes)
|
6.6 (320 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.

36.
Ocean's 11
127 min | 1960 |
6.6 (19695 votes)
|
6.0 (97 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.

37.
Get Him to the Greek
109 min | 2010 |
6.4 (168578 votes)
|
5.82 (200 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.

38.
Metallica Through the Never
93 min | 2013 |
7.2 (16443 votes)
|
6.66 (61 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.

39.
Baby Driver
113 min | 2017 |
7.6 (427300 votes)
|
7.06 (1103 reviews)

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

40.
A Star Is Born
136 min | 2018 |
7.7 (323304 votes)
|
7.17 (2585 reviews)

A musician helps a young singer find fame as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.

41.
Hail, Caesar!
106 min | 2016 |
6.3 (122287 votes)
|
5.79 (438 reviews)

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

42.
Race 3
160 min | 2018 |
2.1 (26456 votes)
|
1.6 (385 reviews)

Relationships and loyalties of a criminal family planning its next big heist are tested when some shocking revelations strike them.

43.
Grand Piano
90 min | 2013 |
5.9 (17296 votes)
|
5.41 (78 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.

44.
To Rome With Love
112 min | 2012 |
6.3 (83565 votes)
|
5.84 (161 reviews)

The lives of some visitors and residents of Rome and the romances, adventures and predicaments they get into.

45.
High Fidelity
113 min | 2000 |
7.5 (166255 votes)
|
7.05 (488 reviews)

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

46.
Raise Your Voice
103 min | 2004 |
5.9 (26621 votes)
|
5.47 (185 reviews)

A girl from a small town heads to the big city of Los Angeles to spend the summer at a performing arts high school.

47.
Love
84 min | 2011 |
5.5 (8472 votes)
|
5.09 (90 reviews)

A man spends years alone on a space station orbiting Earth after losing communication with Houston/Earth. Time is spent on maintenance, exercise, watching old messages and reading a journal by a soldier in the American civil war 1864.

48.
Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen
89 min | 2004 |
4.7 (27219 votes)
|
4.33 (79 reviews)

A teenage girl is convinced that her home city revolves around her until her family packs up and moves to the suburbs, where she finds herself competing for attention.

49.
The Beat That My Heart Skipped
108 min | 2005 |
7.3 (18653 votes)
|
6.95 (69 reviews)

Will Thomas still lead a life of crime and cruelty, just like his thuggish father, or will he pursue his dream of becoming a pianist?

50.
Cold War
89 min | 2018 |
7.6 (46693 votes)
|
7.27 (193 reviews)

In the 1950s, a music director falls in love with a singer and tries to persuade her to flee communist Poland for France.