• 8 Mile
  • Across the Universe
  • Airheads
  • All Eyez on Me
  • Almost Famous
  • Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping
  • School of Rock
  • Jennifer's Body
  • Detroit Rock City
  • Freaky Friday

Best Fictional Bands in Movies

For Letterboxd Showdown, March 2019.

  • Frank
  • Sing Street
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
  • Hedwig and the Angry Inch
  • Velvet Goldmine

Let’s start a (fake) band

Katherine

Katherine 51 films

Ranked by willingness to pay to see a gig

  • The Blues Brothers
  • One from the Heart
  • 8 Mile
  • School of Rock
  • Once
  • Bandwagon
  • The Commitments
  • Sing Street
  • Once
  • The Blues Brothers
  • School of Rock
  • Back to the Future
  • Wayne's World
  • This Is Spinal Tap
  • The Hateful Eight

Movies with Guitars 🎸

A list of movies I’ve seen that rock!

Electric, acoustic, bass, classical and ukulele all qualify. Lutes are out.

Disregarding…

  • Josie and the Pussycats
  • Suck
  • God Help the Girl
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
  • Once

Fictional Musicians & Bands that Rock (according to mistersplice)

mistersplice

mistersplice 20 films

Good music in film, because it isn't always.

Another list for films that didn't make the top 20: boxd.it/2Klhe

  • We Are the Best!
  • Frank
  • Cabaret
  • Sing Street
  • A Mighty Wind
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
  • Inside Llewyn Davis
  • This Is Spinal Tap
  • Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping
  • Almost Famous
  • The Blues Brothers
  • Baby Driver
  • That Thing You Do!
  • EuroTrip
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Battle of the (Bogus) Bands [Showdown]

B S

B S 10 films

Who's the best band that only exists to pad out the world?

[Details in Notes]

letterboxd.com/showdown/sing-street/

  • Lemonade Mouth
  • Hedwig and the Angry Inch
  • Almost Famous
  • Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century
  • Whiplash
  • Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
  • Queen of the Damned
  • Almost Famous
  • Wayne's World
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World