Top 10 awesome movies like La Bamba that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching La Bamba and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Luis Valdez, Lou Diamond Phillips and Esai Morales . Here goes the list -

  1. Great Balls of Fire!
  2. Bound for Glory
  3. Passion
  4. Backbeat
  5. Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life
  6. The Buddy Holly Story
  7. Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould
  8. Why Do Fools Fall in Love
  9. Cazuza: Time Doesn't Stop
  10. The Harmonists
  1. Great Balls of Fire!

    Great Balls of Fire!

    The life and career of wildly controversial rock 'n' roll star Jerry Lee Lewis.

    This movie, created by Jim McBride, Dennis Quaid and Winona Ryder, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Music | Biography | Drama

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  2. Bound for Glory

    Bound for Glory

    The early life of Woody Guthrie as a vagabond folk singer.

    This movie, created by Hal Ashby, David Carradine and Ronny Cox, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Music | Biography | Drama

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  3. Passion

    Passion

    The complicated relationship between Percy Grainger, famous Australian-born early 20th century folk musician, and his abusive unstable mother that lead to his interest in S&M, instability and failed relationships with women.

    This movie, created by Peter Duncan, Barbara Hershey and Richard Roxburgh, scores 5.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Biography | Music

  4. Backbeat

    Backbeat

    A dramatization of the Hamburg, Germany phase of The Beatles' early history.

    This movie, created by Iain Softley, Sheryl Lee and Stephen Dorff, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Music | Biography | Drama

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  5. Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life

    Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life

    A glimpse at the life of French singer Serge Gainsbourg, from growing up in 1940s Nazi-occupied Paris through his successful song-writing years in the 1960s to his death in 1991 at the age of 62.

    This movie, created by Joann Sfar, Eric Elmosnino and Lucy Gordon, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Music | Biography | Drama

    You can watch this on Hoopla.

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  6. The Buddy Holly Story

    The Buddy Holly Story

    The story of the life and career of the early rock and roll singer, from his meteoric rise to stardom, to his marriage and untimely death.

    This movie, created by Steve Rash, Gary Busey and Don Stroud, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Music | Biography | Drama

    You can watch this on Youtube, Fandangonow, Microsoft Store, Amazon Video, Vudu, Google Play Movies and Directv.

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  7. Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould

    Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould

    A collection of vignettes highlighting different aspects of the life, work, and character of the acclaimed Canadian classical pianist.

    This movie, created by François Girard, Colm Feore and Derek Keurvorst, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Music | Biography | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Video.

  8. Why Do Fools Fall in Love

    Why Do Fools Fall in Love

    Three women each claim to be the widow of 1950s doo-wop singer Frankie Lymon, claiming legal rights to his estate.

    This movie, created by Gregory Nava, Halle Berry and Vivica A. Fox, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Music | Biography | Drama

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  9. Cazuza: Time Doesn't Stop

    Cazuza: Time Doesn't Stop

    The life and times of Cazuza, Brazilian singer/poet/enfant terrible, from his start with rock group "Barão Vermelho", to his death from Aids, in 1990, showing his career, love affairs, and involvement with drugs.

    This movie, created by Walter Carvalho, Daniel de Oliveira and Marieta Severo, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Music | Biography | Drama

  10. The Harmonists

    The Harmonists

    Comedian Harmonists tells the story of a famous, German male sextet, five vocals and piano, the "Comedian Harmonists", from the day they meet first in 1927 to the day in 1934, when they ...

    This movie, created by Joseph Vilsmaier, Ben Becker and Heino Ferch, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Music | Biography | Drama

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