Greatest Rock and Roll Movies of All Time


The Contenders: Page 3XW

41Rock 'N' Roll High School
42Jailhouse Rock

Elvis is THE KING OF ROCK AND ROLL, so a list without him would not be very convincing. Despite that I prefer the movie "King Creole " or even "viva las vegas " I decided to choose this one because of the story. It got jealousy, rip-offs, decadence in the music industry...and thus it makes a real rockmovie.
Don't forget,it was made in 1957 when Rock'n'Roll was big.

43High Fidelity
44LisztomaniaV1 Comment
45The Great Rock 'n Roll Swindle

Okay, maybe not the best produced movie ever, but one of the very few movies that reflects the era of the mods. Amphetamines, Vespas, Lambrettas, the fights in Brighton.
Based on the 1973 album of the Who ( the story took place in 1964 ) and of great influence for the mod revival that took place in the late seventies and the eighties after lots of people were desillusioned by the punk movement. I wish they could make this film again with a better production and a more realistic visual in details.

47Live S***: Binge & Purge
48The Girl Can't Help It

This is Hollywood rock'n'roll, but despite of that it got great color performances of Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Little Richard and many others.

49Rainbow Bridge

This is a must see a true classic Enjoy the experience and take that trip down memory lane. Many people did and many still are. Peace!


One of the few psychedelic movies that really makes your head Think!

51Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck
52Monterey Pop
53End of the Century: The Story of The Ramones
54Stardust (1974)
57Cowtown Ballroom: Sweet Jesus
58Message to Love - The Isle of Wight Festival
PSearch List

Related Lists

Most Epic Rock N' Roll Bands of All Time Rockiest Rock 'n' Roll Marriages of All Time Best Rock Bands of All Time Best Movies of All Time Scariest Movies of All Time

List StatsUpdated 23 Oct 2016

500 votes
82 listings
9 years, 94 days old

Top Remixes (8)

1. This Is Spinal Tap
2. Almost Famous
3. School of Rock
1. Purple Rain
2. Yellow Submarine
3. Footloose
1. This Is Spinal Tap
2. The Wall - Pink Floyd
3. Purple Rain

View All 8


Add Post

Error Reporting

See a factual error in these listings? Report it here.