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Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005), The Cotton Club (1984), 8 Mile (2002), Cadillac Records (2008), Jersey Boys (2014), Colors (1988), Ray (2004) ... Let's take a look at the following list...

Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005)

Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005)

5.3/10 Biography, Crime, Drama, Music

A tale of an inner city drug dealer who turns away from crime to pursue his passion, rap music.

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The Cotton Club (1984)

The Cotton Club (1984)

6.5/10 Crime, Drama, Music

The Cotton Club was a famous night club in Harlem. The story follows the people who visited the club, those who ran it, and is peppered with the Jazz music that made it so famous.

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8 Mile (2002)

8 Mile (2002)

7.1/10 Drama, Music

A young rapper, struggling with every aspect of his life, wants to make it big but his friends and foes make this odyssey of rap harder than it may seem.

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Cadillac Records (2008)

Cadillac Records (2008)

7.0/10 Biography, Drama, Music

Chronicles the rise of Chess Records and its recording artists.

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Jersey Boys (2014)

Jersey Boys (2014)

6.8/10 Biography, Drama, Music, Musical

The story of four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together to form the iconic 1960s rock group The Four Seasons.

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Colors (1988)

Colors (1988)

6.7/10 Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller

An experienced cop and his rookie partner patrol the streets of East Los Angeles while trying to keep the gang violence under control.

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Ray (2004)

Ray (2004)

7.7/10 Drama, Biography, Music

The story of the life and career of the legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles, from his humble beginnings in the South, where he went blind at age seven, to his meteoric rise to stardom during the 1950s and 1960s.

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Control (2007)

Control (2007)

7.7/10 Drama, Biography, Music

A profile of Ian Curtis, the enigmatic singer of Joy Division whose personal, professional, and romantic troubles led him to commit suicide at the age of 23.

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24 Hour Party People (2002)

24 Hour Party People (2002)

7.3/10 Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music

In 1976, Tony Wilson sets up Factory Records and brings Manchester's music to the world.

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La Bamba (1987)

La Bamba (1987)

6.9/10 Biography, Drama, Music

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.

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Copying Beethoven (2006)

Copying Beethoven (2006)

6.8/10 Biography, Drama, Music

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

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Whiplash (2014)

Whiplash (2014)

8.5/10 Drama, Music

A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential.

The film offers dark, ripsnorting fun if not, necessarily, an accurate portrait of life and times at premium music colleges.

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Be Cool (2005)

Be Cool (2005)

5.6/10 Comedy, Crime, Drama, Music, Romance

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

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Sweet and Lowdown (1999)

Sweet and Lowdown (1999)

7.2/10 Comedy, Drama, Music

In the 1930s, jazz guitarist Emmet Ray idolizes Django Reinhardt, faces gangsters and falls in love with a mute woman.

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Amadeus (1984)

Amadeus (1984)

8.3/10 Drama, Biography, History, Music

The life, success and troubles of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, as told by Antonio Salieri, the contemporaneous composer who was insanely jealous of Mozart's talent and claimed to have murdered him.

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Coal Miner's Daughter (1980)

Coal Miner's Daughter (1980)

7.5/10 Biography, Drama, Music

Biographical story of the legendary country singer's rise from humble, poverty-stricken beginnings in Kentucky to worldwide superstardom and how she changed the sound and style of country music forever.

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Notorious (2009)

Notorious (2009)

6.7/10 Biography, Crime, Drama, Music

The life and death story of Notorious B.I.G. (a.k.a. Christopher Wallace), who came straight out of Brooklyn to take the world of rap music by storm.

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The Runaways (2010)

The Runaways (2010)

6.5/10 Biography, Drama, Music

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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Great Balls of Fire! (1989)

Great Balls of Fire! (1989)

6.2/10 Biography, Drama, Music

The life and career of wildly controversial rock 'n' roll star Jerry Lee Lewis.

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Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem (2003)

Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem (2003)

7.8/10 Animation, Action, Adventure, Music, Science Fiction

A continuation of the story told in the Daft Punk music videos "One More Time," "Aerodynamic," "Digital Love," and "Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger."

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Sing Street (2016)

Sing Street (2016)

8.0/10 Comedy, Romance, Drama, Music

A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.

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