Most Popular Rock Opera Movies and TV Shows
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1. Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)
R | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Devastated Peter takes a Hawaiian vacation in order to deal with the recent break-up with his TV star girlfriend, Sarah. Little does he know, Sarah's traveling to the same resort as her ex - and she's bringing along her new boyfriend.
Votes: 253,457 | Gross: $63.17M
2. Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)
R | 98 min | Horror, Musical, Sci-Fi
A worldwide epidemic encourages a biotech company to launch an organ-financing program similar in nature to a standard car loan. The repossession clause is a killer, however.
Votes: 22,842 | Gross: $0.14M
3. Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982)
R | 95 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy
A confined but troubled rock star descends into madness in the midst of his physical and social isolation from everyone.
Votes: 72,669 | Gross: $22.24M
5. Phantom of the Paradise (1974)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A disfigured composer sells his soul for the woman he loves so that she will perform his music. However, an evil record tycoon betrays him and steals his music to open his rock palace, The Paradise.
6. Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)
G | 106 min | Drama, History, Musical
Film version of the musical stage play, presenting the last few weeks of Christ's life told in an anachronistic manner.
Votes: 23,848 | Gross: $24.48M
8. Red Fields (2019)
90 min | Drama, Musical
This is the story of Mami, a young woman who was born and raised in a small impoverished town down south. She works at the snack bar at the local gas station and is in love with Nissim, her... See full summary »
9. Amazing Journey: The Story of The Who (2007)
Not Rated | 237 min | Documentary, Music
A documentary on The Who, featuring interviews with the band's two surviving members, Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey.
10. Night Magic (1985)
95 min | Fantasy, Musical
Night Magic, a musical fantasy, is set on earth but it is also about the heavens. At the centre of it all is Michael, a music hall artist, who finds Judy, an angel that epitomizes the woman... See full summary »
11. István, a király (1984)
100 min | History, Music
After the death of Géza, the Hungarian monarch, his son István and his brother Koppány gets in a conflict for the Hungarian throne. Their battle should settle the fate of Hungary: whether it adopts Christianity or remains in Paganism.
14. Styx: Caught in the Act (1984 Video)
83 min | Documentary, Music, Musical
Concert film by the rock band Styx in which they reenact key parts of the dystopian story from their rock opera-like concept album 'Kilroy Was Here' during their normal live show.
16. The Rebel (I) (2018)
R | 71 min | Musical
Johnny Tri Nguyen stars as an elite double agent tasked with taking down his own country's freedom fighters. However, when he meets a beautiful rebel he rethinks his loyalty.
17. Skulhedface (1994 Video)
60 min | Comedy, Horror, Music
GWAR, the bloodthirsty alien antiheroes, conduct a worldwide telethon to feed souls to the World Maggot, which will transport the members of GWAR off our miserable planet once it grows. ... See full summary »
19. Song of the Dead (2005)
Not Rated | 86 min | Musical, Horror
Musical Horror Film. Spray missions intended to protect Americans against the dangerous 1000-year Mosquito Awakening, when, Terrorists infect it with the Jihad Resurrection Virus (JRV) for ... See full summary »
20. Ombra e il Poeta (2017)
105 min | Musical, Thriller
The story is a psycho-drama full of turns of events right from the opening scene and well after the credits. Icaro, a man in his late thirties with a wife and a child he loves and a safe ... See full summary »
21. Rainbow Around the Sun (2008)
75 min | Musical, Romance
Zachary Blasto is a hard-drinking but talented songwriter and performer. Zach suffers from an over-active imagination; Whenever he is faced with an unpleasant reality, he retreats into an ... See full summary »
22. Anunnaki - Mensageiros do Vento (2016)
90 min | Animation
Mensageiros do Vento is an Opera Rock cartoon. The story is freely inspired by the translations of ancient clay tablets of Sumer, considered by many as the first human civilization. The ... See full summary »
23. Way Up North (2009)
Not Rated | 24 min | Short, Action
A small-town drug dealer Guy North, a cartoonish representation of everyman. He is simple, proud, and brash with an iron will and a dream of carving his own path. The story unfolds as Guy's... See full summary »
24. Rockin' Romeo & Juliet (2006)
87 min | Drama, Musical
Shakespeare's famous love story set to music as a new rock musical featuring 17 all-original songs by the band OGGI. The band is whisked into the dream world of Verona, where Romeo and Juliet fall in love through music.
25. Styx: Mr. Roboto (1983 Video)
6 min | Short, Music, Musical
Music video by Styx based on the dystopian storyline from their concept album Kilroy Was Here. Escaped Kilroy revels his true identity to the world and thanks his robot prison guard, Mr. Roboto, for its unwilling sacrifice.
26. The WitcHunt (2012)
45 min | Horror, Music, Thriller
Loosely based off the seven deadly sins, The WitcHunt takes you through the day in the life of seven different people living with their own personal struggles.
27. Libertaria (2013)
Not Rated | 60 min | Animation, Horror, Music
Teen runaway Libertaria escapes a genetics factory and teams up with her addict father to rescue her adoptive mother from the evil Collective in this post-apocalyptic animated musical by award-winning composer Sabrina Pena Young.
28. The Life and Death of Gotel Botel (2009)
Not Rated | 82 min | Musical
Nati Ornan, an unknown musician and failed lover, lives in a grey world. During the day he is a genuine loser who lives with his mother and plays the part of a vacuum cleaner in a ... See full summary »
30. Toy Room (2008)
PG-13 | 75 min | Musical
In the rock opera Toy Room, Sally Tomato (the individual and her eponymous band) and director Wesley J. Turner bring together an assemblage of talented performers and designers to offer a ... See full summary »
31. Styx: Heavy Metal Poisoning (1983 Video)
5 min | Short, Comedy, Music
Music video for a song from the rock band Styx's rock opera concept album 'Kilroy Was Here'. Rock rebel Jonathan Chance crashes Dr. Righteous' live TV show to try and stop the maniacal preacher from brainwashing a captured rock fan.
Action, Music, Romance | Announced
Continuing story of Billy & Cricket, 1960s newlyweds, experiencing music career fame and further dangers from the Summer of '59 mystery.
35. Dark Side of the Moon; an Interpretation (2013)
45 min | Drama, Music, Sci-Fi
Based on the famous Pink Floyd album, a man from space looses his sanity after he transports himself to an extremist socialist world where masked anti-human officers force conformity onto the population.
93 min | Documentary
Space Monkey Odyssey: The Documentary and Rock Opera (2DVD)
The documentary film, "Monkey Circus:The story of the Space Monkey Odyssey" film follows the Evil Monkeybrothers band as they ... See full synopsis »
40. Tommy: The Interactive Adventure (1996 Video Game)
Drama, Music, Musical
Interactive CD dedicated to the classic rock opera Tommy by The Who. The CD combines the clips and inserts from the band's album, the 1975 film and the Broadway adaptation as well as Pete Townshend's commentary.
Star: Pete Townshend
Todd and the Book of Pure Evil (2010–2012)
2 Girls, 1 Tongue
TV-MA | 23 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
The Phantom of Crowley High returns and switches roles with Hannah to get Curtis back. The three dudes realize that Todd must lose his virginity to become the Pure Evil One. Atticus comes ... See full summary »
Home Movies (1999–2004)
TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
Duane wants to produce a rock opera based on Franz Kafka's "The Metamorphosis" but runs into some stiff opposition from Brendon and his own project, a fictional meeting between Louis Braille and Louis Pasteur.
X-Men: Evolution (2000–2003)
Not Rated | 22 min | Animation, Action, Drama
Spyke receives a video camera for a class assignment, but the camera is found by Wolverine's nemesis, Sabre-Tooth, who uses it to find the institute.
The Aunty Jack Show (1972–1973)
The Aunty Jack Kulture Show
32 min | Comedy
The Aunty Jack Show takes a serious turn from which it hardly recovers. There are Italian lessons for the jet-setter and Gaelic lessons for the Irish Setter. Two genuine diggers fill us in on how ordinary great people really are.
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005– )
The Nightman Cometh
TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy
Charlie stages a rock opera based on his song "Nightman," and recruits the rest of the gang to help him with it.
Todd and the Book of Pure Evil (2010–2012)
The Phantom of Crowley High
TV-MA | 23 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
A girl uses the book to become a better singer, but the spell backfires and her tongue falls out. She becomes the Phantom of Crowley High and Curtis falls for her. Meanwhile Atticus, Todd, and Jenny try to whip up a heavy metal musical.
BoJack Horseman (2014–2020)
Zoës and Zeldas
TV-MA | 25 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
Bojack mentors Todd in his upcoming career; meanwhile Diane's ex-boyfriend writes an article about Mr. Peanutbutter for an online article.