Celebration Day
2010, Dokumentarfilm
8.8

Dokumentarfilm, Musik: On December 10, 2007, Led Zeppelin took the stage at London's O2 Arena to headline a tribute concert for dear friend and Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun. What followed was a two-hour-plus tour de force of the band's signature blues-infused rock 'n' roll that instantly became part of the legend of Led Zeppelin. Founding members Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones were joined by Jason Bonham, the son of their late drummer John Bonham, to perform 16 songs from their celebrated catalog including landmark tracks "Whole Lotta Love," "Rock And Roll," "Kashmir" and "Stairway To Heaven." A film of the show, Celebration Day, is now available and includes the entire 16 song concert.Celebration Day, directed by Dick Carruthers, is an incredible document of the now legendary concert which has been described as possibly the greatest rock and roll concert ever.

Stop Making Sense
1984, Dokumentarfilm
8.6

Dokumentarfilm, Musik: An innovative concert movie for the rock group The Talking Heads.

Roger Waters - The Wall
2014, Dokumentarfilm
8.6

Dokumentarfilm, Musik: Roger Waters The Wall wurde zwischen 2010 und 2013 während Waters' ausverkaufter 'The Wall Live' Tour – die weltweit über 4 Millionen Fans anzog – in 4K gedreht und in Dolby Atmos gemischt. Die Dokumentation enthält noch nie zuvor gezeigte Konzertaufnahmen dieser spektakulären Tour, unter anderem die Hits Another Brick in the Wall Part 2, Comfortably Numb und Run Like Hell. Neben der herausragenden Musik reflektiert Waters über die Auswirkungen des Kriegs auf seine Familie und begibt sich auf eine sehr persönliche Reise, die sich durch den gesamten Film zieht und ein aufrichtiges, aufschlussreiches Porträt eines Mannes zeichnet, der genug erlebt und lange genug gelebt hat, um ein leidenschaftlicher Kriegsgegner zu sein. Roger Waters sagte: „Ich hoffe, dass die weltweite Premiere am 29. September eine gute Gelegenheit bietet, um nicht nur den Menschen zu gedenken, die wir selbst verloren haben, sondern auch den Verlusten anderer.“ Dazu zitierte er eine Zeile aus Two Suns in the Sunset: Ashes and diamonds foe and friend we were all equal in the end (deutsch: Asche und Diamanten, Freund und Feind, am Ende sind wir doch alle gleich).“ Tickets sind ab Freitag, den 19. Juni, auf www.rogerwatersthewall.com erhältlich.

Bo Burnham: Make Happy
2016, Dokumentarfilm
8.4

Komödie, Musik: Dieser Sänger/Comedian nimmt kein Blatt vor den Mund. Die Welt sollte sich vorsehen, denn sein Humor macht glücklich.

Pearl Jam Twenty
2011, Dokumentarfilm
8.3

Dokumentarfilm, Geschichte, Musik: In honor of Pearl Jam's twentieth anniversary, Cameron Crowe created a definitive portrait of the seminal band with over 1,200 hours of rarely and never-before-seen footage, plus 24 hours of recently shot footage

Koyaanisqatsi
1982, Dokumentarfilm
8.3

Dokumentarfilm, Musik: A motion picture essay which takes a revealing and shocking look at modern life and its imbalances. The first film in a trilogy which was followed by Powaqtsi.

Foo Fighters: Back and Forth
2011, Dokumentarfilm
8.3

Dokumentarfilm, Musik: A true chronicling of the triumphs and tragedies of the band’s 16 year history, BACK AND FORTH chronicles FOO FIGHTERS’ entire existence.

Lady Gaga Presents: The Monster Ball Tour At Madison Square Garden
2011, Dokumentarfilm
8.2

Musik: Shot on February 21 and 22 of 2011 in her hometown of New York City, Five-time Grammy winner Lady Gaga’s first concert film, “Lady Gaga Presents The Monster Ball Tour at Madison Square Garden,” spotlights the pop sensation on her sold-out world tour. The concert event features “Born This Way”, “Yoü and I”, “Bad Romance”, “Just Dance”, “Poker Face” and more, as well as pre-concert and backstage footage. As first seen on HBO®, the special was nominated for four Emmy Awards.Lady Gaga came to prominence following the release of her debut studio album The Fame (2008), which included the hits "Just Dance," "Poker Face," and "Bad Romance" and sold over 16 million copies worldwide. The album earned her six Grammy nominations and two wins as well as a slew of other awards recognition, including a record setting thirteen MTV Video Music Award nominations. Gaga is the first artist in history to claim four #1 hits from a debut album ("Just Dance," "Poker Face," "LoveGame" and "Paparazzi"). She is also the only artist in the digital era to top the 5 million sales mark with her first two hits. Gaga broke the record when her single "Poker Face" reached 5 million in sales after her debut single "Just Dance" accomplished the same feat the year before. Her third studio album, Born This Way, was released on May 23, 2011. The first single from the album, title track "Born This Way", set a music industry record by becoming the fastest single in history to reach sales of 1,000,000 copies (five days after its February 11th release). Only the 19th single to ever debut at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 (issue date February 26,2011), the recording was Lady Gaga's third #1 on the chart. On iTunes, the song debuted at the top spot in 14 countries, including the U.S., and hit #1 in all 23 iTunes stores worldwide its first week out. “Born This Way” was Gaga’s 7th single to hit #1 at Top 40. The singles from the album, including “Born This Way,” “Judas,” “The Edge of Glory” and “Yoü and I” have sold a combined total of more than 8 million copies in the US alone.Gaga is well-recognized for her outré sense of style as a recording artist, in fashion, in performance and in her music videos. Her contributions to the music industry have garnered her numerous achievements including five Grammy Awards amongst twelve nominations, two Guinness World Records and the estimated sale of 23 million albums and 60 million singles worldwide. Billboard named her both the "2010 Artist of the Year" and the top selling artist of 2010 ranking her as the 73rd Artist of the 2000s decade. Gaga has been included in Time's annual "The 2010 Time 100" list of the most influential people in the world as well as Forbes' list of the "The World's Most Powerful Celebrities" in the world. Forbes also placed her at number seven on their annual list of the world's "100 Most Powerful Women."

Searching For Sugar Man
2012, Dokumentarfilm
8.2

Biografie, Dokumentarfilm, Musik: SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN tells the incredible true story of Rodriguez, the greatest ‘70s rock icon who never was. After being discovered in a Detroit bar, Rodriguez’s sound struck 2 renowned producers and they signed a recording deal. But when the album bombed, the singer disappeared into obscurity. A bootleg recording found its way into apartheid South Africa and over the next two decades, he became a phenomenon. The film follows the story of two South African fans who set out to find out what really happened to their hero.

Artifact
2012, Dokumentarfilm
8.1

Dokumentarfilm, Musik: Telling harsh truths about the modern music business, this riveting and award-winning documentary gives intimate access to singer/actor Jared Leto (“Requiem for a Dream,” “Dallas Buyers Club”) and his band Thirty Seconds to Mars as they fight a relentless lawsuit with record label Virgin/EMI and write songs for their album “This Is War.” Opening up his life for the camera during months of excruciating pressures, Leto reveals the struggles his band must face over questions of art, money and integrity. A FilmBuff Presentation.

Elvis: That's the Way It Is
1970, Dokumentarfilm
8.1

Dokumentarfilm, Musik: On July 31, 1969, in Las Vegas, Nevada, Elvis Presley staged a triumphant return to the concert stage from which he had been absent for almost a decade. His series of concerts broke all box office records and completely reenergized the career of the King of Rock 'n' Roll. This feature-length concert film crosses the footlights, revealing the legendary singer as a man preparing for an emotional career comeback, the fans who traveled from all over the world for this history-making event.... and the electrifying live performance of the man who gave us rock 'n' roll.

Marley
2012, Dokumentarfilm
8.0

Biografie, Dokumentarfilm, Musik: Bob Marley's universal appeal, impact on music history and role as a social and political prophet is both unique and unparalleled. The definitive life story of the musician, revolutionary, and legend, from his early days to his rise to international super-stardom. Made with the support of the Marley family, there is rare footage, incredible performances and revelatory interviews with the people that knew him best.

Frank Sinatra – All or Nothing at All
2015, Dokumentarfilm
8.0

Dokumentarfilm, Musik: Er gilt als Legende und Charmeur. Mit seiner Stimme hat „Ol' Blue Eyes“ die ganze Welt fasziniert.

Michael Jackson Bad25
2012, Dokumentarfilm
7.9

Dokumentarfilm, Musik: Twenty-five years after Michael Jackson's visionary BAD album and tour left an indelible mark on pop culture, BAD25 takes you back inside the recording sessions, film shoots and sold-out stadiums for an intimate look at the King Of Pop's creative genius. Poignant and candid, the documentary directed by Spike Lee goes beyond paying homage to the record-setting album featuring such iconic songs as "Bad" and "Man In The Mirror." Using never-before-seen footage and candid interviews with subjects ranging from Martin Scorsese, Mariah Carey and Sheryl Crow to Stevie Wonder, Questlove and Kanye West, Lee chronicles what became not only a watershed moment in Michael Jackson's growth as an artist but in popular music as well. The New York Times called BAD25 "filled with oh-wow moments," while Time lauded the film as "an intimate view of a performer at his peak in the intense splendor of creativity.

Coldplay: A Head Full of Dreams
2018, Dokumentarfilm
7.9

Dokumentarfilm, Musik: Long-term Coldplay collaborator Mat Whitecross blends spectacular live performances with exclusive band interviews and a huge array of previsouly-unseen archive footage to produce ‘A Head Full Of Dreams’- The definitive story of one of the world’s biggest bands.

Oasis: Supersonic
2016, Dokumentarfilm
7.9

Biografie, Dokumentarfilm, Musik: This film details the rise of British rock group Oasis and the creativity and chaos that brothers Noel and Liam Gallagher brought to the iconic band.

Sound City
2013, Dokumentarfilm
7.8

Dokumentarfilm, Musik: Deep in the San Fernando Valley, behind the train tracks and amidst dilapidated warehouses, was rock n' roll's best kept secret. Sound City, America's greatest unsung recording studio, housed a legendary, one-of-a-kind recording console, and became the birth place to the seminal albums that defined 20th century music. Fleetwood Mac, Neil Young, Rick Springfield, Tom Petty, Nirvana, amongst many others, all put magic to tape within these walls. It was Rock n’ Roll hallowed ground. Directed by Dave Grohl (Nirvana, Foo Fighters) and featuring interviews and performances by the iconic musicians who made their careers in the studio, SOUND CITY tells the story of real rock n'roll history, and celebrates the human element of music, as Grohl gathers some of rock's greatest artists to collaborate on a new album. Using Sound City's legendary analog console, together they continue to create musical miracles in a digital world.

Swedish House Mafia: Leave the World Behind
2014, Dokumentarfilm
7.8

Dokumentarfilm, Musik: LEAVE THE WORLD BEHIND follows global music sensation Swedish House Mafia as they complete their ‘One Last Tour’, the largest worldwide electronic music tour in history with over 1,000,000 tickets sold worldwide in just one week. Director Christian Larson (TAKE ONE) captures the band’s decision to bring an end to their life's biggest achievement in order to save their friendship. Audiences will get a front-row seat as Larson films the trio in an honest, raw and emotional showcase of the group's final chapter as electronic music's finest.

The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years
2016, Dokumentarfilm
7.8

Dokumentarfilm, Musik: The Beatles: Eight Days A Week - The Touring Years is based on the first part of The Beatles’ career (1962-1966) – the period in which they toured and captured the world’s acclaim.  Ron Howard’s film will explore how John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr came together to become this extraordinary phenomenon, “The Beatles.”  It will explore their inner workings – how they made decisions, created their music, and built their collective career together – all the while, exploring The Beatles’ extraordinary and unique musical gifts and their remarkable, complementary personalities.  The film will focus on the time period from the early Beatles’ journey in the days of The Cavern Club in Liverpool to their last concert at Candlestick Park in San Francisco in 1966.

Buena Vista Social Club
1999, Dokumentarfilm
7.7

Dokumentarfilm, Musik: In ihrem Heimatland werden sie wie Kultfiguren verehrt, die legendären Soneros der 30er, 40er und 50er Jahre. Ihre Musik ist Sinnbild des pulsierenden Lebens in Kuba, drückt die Träume und Sehnsüchte der Menschen aus. Als die Idole von einst noch einmal zusammentreffen, um das Album "Buena Vista Social Club" aufzunehmen, wird die ganze Welt auf ihre Musik aufmerksam. Das Album verkauft sich meh...

When You're Strange
2009, Dokumentarfilm
7.7

Dokumentarfilm, Musik: A chronological look at The Doors, focusing on lead singer, Jim Morrison (1943-1971), from the formation of the band in 1965, it's first gigs, and first album, to Morrison's death, after years of alcohol and drug use. Along the journey, we see archival footage of rehearsals, performances, and private moments including a Miami concert resulting in Morrison's arrest and trial for indecency. His love of the spotlight, his desire to be a poet, and his alcohol-fueled mood swings lead to a back and forth between public and private desires, successes, and failures. The band's music plays throughout.

Led Zeppelin: The Song Remains the Same
1976, Dokumentarfilm
7.7

Dokumentarfilm, Musik: This groundbreaking concert film of Led Zeppelin's electrifying 1973 performance at New York's Madison Square Garden takes us to the band's live performance as well as into the members' personal lives with backstage footage--and their own private hallucinations via animated sequences.

What Happened, Miss Simone?
2015, Dokumentarfilm
7.6

Dokumentarfilm, Musik: Nina Simone erreichte Ruhm, Reichtum und Legendenstatus. Doch sie wollte mehr – nämlich Gleichberechtigung.

Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese
2019, Dokumentarfilm
7.6

Dokumentarfilm, Geschichte, Musik: Wilde Nächte, Blues und der Höhenflug des Rock 'n' Roll – am Steuer saß Bob Dylan. Der nächste Halt? Legendenstatus.