Every now and then I enjoy watching biopic films, especially if the movie is about a famous musical figure or band. These films are generally loaded with fantastic music and many of them have won or been nominated for film awards. Luckily, the library offers numerous films that highlight the lives of various composers, singers, and musicians for everyone’s enjoyment. Here’s my all-time favorite top 5 list of biographical films that portray the lives of some of the most beloved musicians. If you haven’t seen one of these titles, check it out from the library today. Don’t forget to let me know what musical geniuses make your movie list!
1. Immortal Beloved (Gary Oldman as Beethoven)
2. Amadeus (Tom Hulce as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)
3. Ray (Jamie Foxx as Ray Charles)
4. Coal Miner’s Daughter (Sissy Spacek as Loretta Lynn)
5. Walk the Line (Joaquin Phoenix as Johnny Cash)