Best Music Movies of 2012

1.

Pitch Perfect

5.9
7.2/10 IMDB

College student Beca knows she does not want to be part of a clique, but that's exactly where she finds herself after arriving at her new school. Thrust in among mean gals, nice gals and just plain weird gals, Beca finds that the only thing they have in common is how well they sing together. She takes the women of the group out of their comfort zone of traditional arrangements and into a world of amazing harmonic combinations in a fight to the top of college music competitions.

Starring: Anna Kendrick, Skylar Astin, Brittany Snow, Anna Camp, Rebel Wilson, Ben Platt, Adam Devine, Alexis Knapp, Ester Dean, Hana Mae Lee ..
Directed by: Jason Moore
Release date: 2012-09-28
2.

Searching for Sugar Man

5.8
8.2/10 IMDB

Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock 'n' roller, Rodriguez. The film won Best Documentary at the 85th Academy Awards.

Starring: Dennis Coffey, Rodriguez, Stephen Segerman, Mike Theodore, Regan Rodriguez, Sandra Rodriguez-Kennedy, Eva Rodriguez, Clarence Avant, Steve Rowland, Malik Bendjelloul ..
Directed by: Malik Bendjelloul
Release date: 2012-06-30
3.

Step Up Revolution

5.5
6.4/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Kathryn McCormick, Ryan Guzman, Megan Boone, Jessica Guadix, Cleopatra Coleman, Zoe Aggeliki, Tommy Dewey, Celestina Aladekoba, Adam G. Sevani, Peter Gallagher ..
Directed by: Scott Speer
Release date: 2012-07-26
4.

A Late Quartet

5.1
7.1/10 IMDB

When the beloved cellist of a world-renowned string quartet is diagnosed with a life threatening illness, the group’s future suddenly hangs in the balance as suppressed emotions, competing egos and uncontrollable passions threaten to derail years of friendship and collaboration. As they are about to play their 25th anniversary concert — quite possibly their last — only their intimate bond and the power of music can preserve their legacy.

Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Mark Ivanir, Catherine Keener, Imogen Poots, Christopher Walken, Liraz Charhi, Madhur Jaffrey, Anne Sofie von Otter, Wallace Shawn, Pamela Quinn ..
Directed by: Yaron Zilberman
Release date: 2012-11-02
5.

Led Zeppelin: Celebration Day

4.6
8.8/10 IMDB

On December 10, 2007, Led Zeppelin took the stage at London's O2 Arena to headline a tribute concert for dear friend and Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun. Founding members John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant were joined by Jason Bonham, the son of their late drummer John Bonham, to perform 16 songs from their celebrated catalog.

Starring: Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, Jason Bonham, Led Zeppelin ..
Directed by: Dick Carruthers
Release date: 2012-10-17
6.

Katy Perry: Part of Me

4.6
5.8/10 IMDB

Giving fans unprecedented access to the real life of the music sensation, Katy Perry: Part of Me exposes the hard work, dedication and phenomenal talent of a girl who remained true to herself and her vision in order to achieve her dreams. Featuring rare behind-the-scenes interviews, personal moments between Katy and her friends, and all-access footage of rehearsals, choreography, Katy’s signature style and more, Katy Perry: Part of Me reveals the singer’s unwavering belief that if you can be yourself, then you can be anything.

Starring: Katy Perry, Russell Brand, Shannon Woodward, Rachael Markarian, Mia Moretti, Glen Ballard, Adam Marcello, Casey Hooper, Patrick Matera, Max Hart ..
Directed by: Dan Cutforth, Jane Lipsitz
Release date: 2012-06-28
7.

Rock of Ages

4.5
5.9/10 IMDB

A small town girl and a city boy meet on the Sunset Strip, while pursuing their Hollywood dreams.

Starring: Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta, Tom Cruise, Alec Baldwin, Russell Brand, Malin Åkerman, Paul Giamatti, Bryan Cranston, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Erica Frene ..
Directed by: Adam Shankman
Release date: 2012-06-13
8.

Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away

4.4
6.8/10 IMDB

An original story featuring performances by Cirque du Soleil. A young woman is entranced by an Aerialist. When they fall into the dreamlike world of Cirque du Soleil and are separated, they travel through the different tent worlds trying to find each other.

Starring: Erica Linz, Igor Zaripov, Matt Gillanders, Jason Berrent, Dallas Barnett, Sophia Elisabeth, Lutz Halbhubner ..
Directed by: Andrew Adamson
Release date: 2012-11-09
Best Music Movies of 2012 : Artifact
9.

Artifact

4.1
8.1/10 IMDB

Artifact is a 2012 American documentary film directed by Jared Leto under the pseudonym of Bartholomew Cubbins, a recurring character in the Dr. Seuss universe. The film is a documentary about the making of the 30 Seconds to Mars album This Is War and the band's battle against record label EMI. Included in Artifact are several interviews, including the one with neurophysicist Daniel Levitin, author of the popular science book This Is Your Brain On Music. The film won the BlackBerry People's Choice Documentary Award at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival.

Starring: Jared Leto, Shannon Leto, Tomo Mili?evi?, Irving Azoff, Chester Bennington, Brandon Boyd, Angelica Cob-Baehler, Sonny DiPerri, Daniel Ek, Robert Ezrin ..
Directed by: Jared Leto
Release date: 2012-09-14
10.

Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet

4.1
8.1/10 IMDB

When doctors diagnosed 19-year-old rock star Jason Becker with Lou Gehrig's Disease, they said he would never make music again and that he wouldn’t live to see his 25th birthday. 22 years later, without the ability to move or to speak, Jason is alive and making music with his eyes.

Starring: Jason Becker, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Marty Friedman ..
Directed by: Jesse Vile
Release date: 2012-03-03

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