My favorite rock n' roll moviesby johanbull | created - 02 Aug 2015 | updated - 02 Aug 2015 | Public
This is a list containing musicals and dramas set out in the fifties and later.
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1. Walk the Line (2005)
PG-13 | 136 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins.
Votes: 217,597 | Gross: $119.52M
2. The Identical (2014)
PG | 107 min | Drama, Music
Twin brothers are unknowingly separated at birth; one of them becomes an iconic rock 'n' roll star, while the other struggles to balance his love for music and pleasing his father.
Votes: 2,398 | Gross: $2.82M
4. The Buddy Holly Story (1978)
PG | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The story of the life and career of the early rock and roll singer, from his meteoric rise to stardom, to his marriage and untimely death.
Votes: 7,647 | Gross: $14.36M
5. Grease (1978)
PG-13 | 110 min | Musical, Romance
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?
Votes: 216,014 | Gross: $188.76M
7. Mischief (1985)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Romance
1956. Obsessed with the hottest girl in class, a gawky high school student takes a crash course in teenage coolness from his motorcycle rebel neighbour, under the watchful eye of the eternal symbol of teenage rebellion: James Dean.
Votes: 5,103 | Gross: $8.69M
8. Porky's (1981)
R | 94 min | Comedy
In 1954, a group of Florida high school students try to help their buddy lose his virginity, which leads them to seeking revenge on a sleazy nightclub owner and his redneck sheriff brother for harassing them.
Votes: 35,765 | Gross: $111.29M
9. Porky's II: The Next Day (1983)
R | 98 min | Comedy
The naughty high schoolers of Angel Beach High now seek revenge on a group of KKK religious fanatics and corrupt politicians who want to shut down their Shakespeare production after they cast a Seminole transfer student in the lead.
Votes: 10,192 | Gross: $33.76M
10. Porky's Revenge (1985)
R | 92 min | Comedy
As graduation nears for the class of 1955 at Angel Beach High, the gang once again faces off against their old enemy, Porky, who wants them to throw the school's championship basketball game because he's betting on the opposing team.
Votes: 7,232 | Gross: $20.52M
11. La Bamba (1987)
PG-13 | 108 min | 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.
Votes: 25,821 | Gross: $54.22M
14. Heartbreak Hotel (1988)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
When a teen tries to set up a band at his school, his mother who was a big fan of Elvis Presley gets in a wreck he and his band members decides to kidnap Elvis and have him hooked up with his mother.
Votes: 1,128 | Gross: $5.51M
15. Roadie (1980)
PG | 106 min | Comedy, Music
A young Texas good ol' boy has a knack with electronic equipment, and that talent gets him a job as a roadie with a raucous travelling rock-and-roll show.
Votes: 1,021 | Gross: $4.23M
16. The Heavenly Kid (1985)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A hip guardian angel named Bobby Fantana, who died in a car race in the 60s, reluctantly agrees to watch over lonely 80s high schooler Lenny Barnes who needs guidance on how to become cool.
Votes: 3,855 | Gross: $3.85M
18. Dirty Dancing (1987)
PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances "Baby" Houseman falls in love with the camp's dance instructor, Johnny Castle.
Votes: 181,276 | Gross: $0.62M
19. What's Love Got to Do with It (1993)
R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Votes: 15,875 | Gross: $39.10M
20. Pirate Radio (2009)
R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
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.
Votes: 103,529 | Gross: $7.99M
21. Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Horror, Musical
A nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed.
Votes: 59,931 | Gross: $38.75M
22. The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Musical
A newly engaged couple have a breakdown in an isolated area and must pay a call to the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-N-Furter.
Votes: 123,747 | Gross: $139.88M