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5 Movies for a Music Lover’s Must-Watch List

Music is everywhere. And for the keen-eared music lover, tuning in at anything worth listening to is one of the simplest pleasures of all. So what happens when you bring glorious music on screen? Simply a kind of magic in itself. Here are some of the best movies you need to watch that the music lover in you will thank you for.

1. Across The Universe (2007)

Across The Universe is a drama/fantasy film that takes you from Liverpool to America to Vietnam. But best of all, this rock musical film showcases a lot of the Beatles’ song. This movie is a real treat for the ears not just for fans of the legendary English rock band.

2. Almost Famous (2000)

This comedy-drama film tells the story high school student who is also an avid music fan. His passion for music ultimately gives him the chance to interview a promising band, an assignment for the Rolling Stone magazine. He then joins the band on its concert tour.

3. Amadeus (1984)

Amadeus is a comedy-drama movie told from the perspective of Italian classical composer and conductor Antonio Salieri. The composer was a devout man who considered Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart as divine and marveled at his talent. But that admiration was soon replaced by envy that ultimately made him turn his back to the God who he believed gave Mozart his divine talent. Classical music fan or not, Amadeus is a must-watch not just for all the Mozart pieces you will hear but also for a glimpse into his life and death.

4. Singin’ In The Rain (1952)

You do not have to be a musical fan to appreciate the gloriousness of this classic film. It is one of the most delightful and genuinely entertaining performances. Unlike some musical movies, the song and dance numbers on this one blend so seamlessly into the story creating an authentic feel that will draw you in deeper into all the fun that goes with it.

5. The Sound of Music (1965)

The Sound of Music is one those classic gems like Singin’ In The Rain that manage to withstand the test of time. It is a film that you will not get tired of watching over and over again. Set in some of the most breathtaking spots in Austria, it tells the story of an aspiring nun named Maria who was sent to the home of widower Captain Von Trapp to serve as governess for his seven children. The songs and music, the scenery, and the story itself are some of the great things you will find in this film