Most Popular Jazz Musician Movies and TV Shows
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1. La La Land (I) (2016)
PG-13 | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
While navigating their careers in Los Angeles, a pianist and an actress fall in love while attempting to reconcile their aspirations for the future.
Votes: 446,640 | Gross: $151.10M
2. Collateral (2004)
R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A cab driver finds himself the hostage of an engaging contract killer as he makes his rounds from hit to hit during one night in Los Angeles.
Votes: 338,705 | Gross: $101.01M
3. Lost Highway (1997)
R | 134 min | Mystery, Thriller
After a bizarre encounter at a party, a jazz saxophonist is framed for the murder of his wife and sent to prison, where he inexplicably morphs into a young mechanic and begins leading a new life.
Votes: 120,300 | Gross: $3.80M
4. That Thing You Do! (1996)
PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
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.
Votes: 57,512 | Gross: $25.81M
5. Before We Go (I) (2014)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two strangers stuck in Manhattan for the night grow into each other's most trusted confidants when an evening of unexpected adventure forces them to confront their fears and take control of their lives.
Votes: 46,517 | Gross: $0.04M
7. Save the Last Dance (2001)
PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A white midwestern girl moves to Chicago, where her new boyfriend is a black teen from the South Side with a rough, semi-criminal past.
Votes: 54,479 | Gross: $91.06M
8. New York, New York (1977)
PG | 155 min | Drama, Music, Musical
An egotistical saxophonist and a young singer meet on V-J Day and embark upon a strained and rocky romance, even as their careers begin a long, up-hill climb.
Votes: 16,468 | Gross: $16.40M
11. The Russia House (1990)
R | 123 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
An expatriate British publisher unexpectedly finds himself working for British intelligence to investigate people in Russia.
Votes: 13,443 | Gross: $23.00M
12. Dancing on the Edge (2013)
TV-MA | Drama
Set in the 1930s, a black Jazz band rises in fame and popularity while becoming entangled in an intricate web of intrigue, mystery & suspense with the elite of London society.
14. NightMan (1997–1999)
TV-14 | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
After lightning strikes saxophonist Johnny Domino, he finds he is telepathically tuned to the frequency of evil. This gives him an edge for finding the bad guys, and some special classified... See full summary »
15. Murmur of the Heart (1971)
R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama
As France is nearing the end of the first Indochina War, an open-minded teenage boy finds himself torn between a rebellious urge to discover love, and the ever-present, almost dominating affection of his beloved mother.
Votes: 7,957 | Gross: $1.16M
16. Suburban Girl (2007)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A Manhattanite book editor finds her take on the game of romance changed after she lures the attention of an influential older man.
17. King of California (2007)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama
An unstable dad who after getting out of a mental institution tries to convince his daughter that there's Spanish gold buried somewhere under suburbia.
Votes: 21,482 | Gross: $0.26M
20. Bernard and Doris (2006)
TV-14 | 102 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The story of the twilight years of tobacco billionairess Doris Duke and her relationship with her gay butler, to whom she left her entire fortune.
22. Non c'è due senza quattro (1984)
99 min | Action, Comedy
A jazz musician and a stunt man are the spitting image of two millionaire brothers. They take the job to replace them in Rio de Janeiro when someone plans to assassinate them.
23. Wild Orchid II: Two Shades of Blue (1991)
R | 111 min | Drama, Romance
In 1958 California, a teenage girl goes to work as a prostitute in a high-class brothel after the death of her father.
Votes: 1,360 | Gross: $0.57M
26. Steppenwolf (1974)
R | 107 min | Drama
In the bourgeois circles of Europe after the Great War, can anything save the modern man? Harry Haller, a solitary intellectual, has all his life feared his dual nature of being human and ... See full summary »
27. The Rat Race (1960)
Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Tender romantic comedy about an aspiring musician who arrives in New York in search of fame & fortune. He soon meets a taxi dancer, moves in with her, and before too long a romance develops.
28. Two Men in Manhattan (1959)
Not Rated | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A French UN delegate has disappeared into thin air, sending reporter Moreau (Jean-Pierre Melville) and hard drinking photographer Delmas (Pierre Grasset) on an assignment to find him. Their only lead is a picture of three women.
30. Excessive Force (1993)
R | 87 min | Action
A group of Chicago cops are involved in a raid from which $3,000,000 disappears. The local mob go after them and the body count starts to rise. The new Chief of Police makes it clear to the... See full summary »
Votes: 1,067 | Gross: $1.15M
31. All Night Long (1962)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Music
This movie, based on William Shakespeare's Othello, is neatly positioned as a vehicle to showcase some of the best jazz musicians of the period, including Dave Brubeck and Charles Mingus.
32. Too Late Blues (1961)
Not Rated | 103 min | Drama
Ghost is an ideological musician who would rather play his blues in the park to the birds than compromise himself. However, when he meets and falls in love with beautiful singer Jess ... See full summary »
33. Pennies from Heaven (1936)
Passed | 81 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Larry Poole, in prison on a false charge, promise an inmate that when he gets out he will look up and help out a family. The family turns out to be a young girl, Patsy Smith, and her ... See full summary »
34. Three Days to Vegas (2007)
PG-13 | 120 min | Comedy, Romance
Four grumpy old men go on a road trip from their retired life in Florida to the excitement of Las Vegas in order to stop one of their daughters from marrying the wrong guy.
36. The Man I Love (1947)
96 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Music
Visiting her two sisters and brother, singer Petey Brown lands a job at small-time-hood Nicky Toresca's nightclub. While evading the sleazy Toresca's heavy-handed passes at her, she falls ... See full summary »
38. The Kid Who Loved Christmas (1990 TV Movie)
118 min | Drama
A family is torn apart at Christmas when to wife of a couple, trying to adopt a son, is killed in a car accident and the husband, a musician, is deemed unfit to raise a child.
39. ¡Vampiros en La Habana! (1985)
Not Rated | 80 min | Animation, Comedy, Horror
A vampire family from Cuba is preparing for a showdown between the USA vampires and the Eastern European vampires. But with the aid of a scientist, they need a type of vaccination where they can live in daylight.
40. Kettle of Fish (2006)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
A lifelong bachelor confronts his intimacy issues when he sublets his apartment to a fetching biologist. His heartsick fish and his wise best buddy are on hand to provide perspective.
44. The Strip (1951)
Passed | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Drummer Stanley Maxton moves to Los Angeles with dreams of opening his own club, but falls in with a gangster and a nightclub dancer and ends up accused of murder.
45. Felix (I) (2013)
94 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
'Billy Elliot with sax meets Buena Vista Social Club in Cape Town, South Africa.' 13-Year-old Felix dreams of becoming a saxophonist like his late father, Zweli, of the famous Bozza Boys ... See full summary »
46. Night Owl (1993 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 88 min | Thriller
A pretty female radio DJ and a handsome jazz musician fall in love. Unfortunately, soon both he and his jazz friend start hearing a voice in their heads, an irresistible siren call of a deadly female spirit.
47. Hidden Crimes (2009 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 90 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
After her brother is attacked in jail and stays in a coma, Julia has to face her nephew's kidnappers, while trying to figure out what her brother meant with his last letter.
48. Almost Blue (1996)
R | 85 min | Drama, Thriller
The young jazz saxophonist Morris Poole is at the height of his career. When his wife dies he is almost overcome by grief and blames himself. When after a while he finds a new love, he ends... See full summary »
49. Mieletön elokuu (2013)
103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
August Fools is a romantic comedy set against the political background of the Cold War. Elsa (Kati Outinen), a middle-aged hat maker and part-time clairvoyant, is apparently in total ... See full summary »
50. Action Family (1986 TV Movie)
30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
At work, Chris is a hardboiled no-nonsense detective who's investigating a series of brutal murders of jazz musicians. At home, he's a family man straight out of sitcom who has to satisfy every whim of his wife and kids.