Top 10 awesome movies like Mr. Holland's Opus that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Mr. Holland's Opus 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 Stephen Herek, Richard Dreyfuss and Glenne Headly . Here goes the list -

  1. Light of Day
  2. Telling Lies in America
  3. Rock Star
  4. Battle of the Year
  5. Songwriter
  6. Cavedweller
  7. That'll Be the Day
  8. Songcatcher
  9. Georgia
  10. The Music Machine
  1. Light of Day

    Light of Day

    The siblings Patty and Joe Rasnick live in an industrial suburb in Cleveland, Ohio. While Patty is focused on their rock band, The Barbusters, Joe also cares for the family and the ...

    This movie, created by Paul Schrader, Michael J. Fox and Gena Rowlands, scores 5.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Music | Drama

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  2. Telling Lies in America

    Telling Lies in America

    A loner befriends a local celebrity, Billy Magic, but soon begins to tell lies in order maintain the friendship and the newfound status.

    This movie, created by Guy Ferland, Kevin Bacon and Brad Renfro, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Music | Drama

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  3. Rock Star

    Rock Star

    Lead singer of a tribute band becomes lead singer of the real band he idolizes.

    This movie, created by Stephen Herek, Mark Wahlberg and Jennifer Aniston, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Music | Drama

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  4. Battle of the Year

    Battle of the Year

    Battle of the Year attracts all the best teams from around the world, but the Americans haven't won in fifteen years. Dante enlists Blake to assemble a team of the best dancers and bring the Trophy back to America where it started.

    This movie, created by Benson Lee, Josh Holloway and Laz Alonso, scores 5.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Music | Drama

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

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  5. Songwriter

    Songwriter

    Doc Jenkins is a singer/songwriter who tries to leave his singer/songwriter roots to be a music "mogul", and gets tangled up in a bad publishing deal. He enlists a team of cronies, including a young singer and his former singing partner, Blackie Buck, and together they execute his plan to get out of the deal. He gets help from a stereotypical small-time concert promoter. Honey Carder is the love interest/ex-wife.

    This movie, created by Alan Rudolph, Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Music

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video and Tubi Tv.

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  6. Cavedweller

    Cavedweller

    A traumatic event sends a musician (Sedgwick) back to her hometown in an effort to reunite with the daughters she abandoned. To do so, she must confront her abusive ex-husband (Quinn), from whom she fled years ago.

    This movie, created by Lisa Cholodenko, Kyra Sedgwick and Aidan Quinn, scores 5.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Music

  7. That'll Be the Day

    That'll Be the Day

    Abandoned by his father at an early age, Jim MacLaine (David Essex) seems to have inherited the old man's restlessness. Despite his apparent intelligence, Jim decides not to take the exams that would pave his way to university. He lives, for a time, a life consisting of dead-end jobs and meaningless sex, before returning home to work in his mother's shop. But still he can't settle down. He begins to think that the life of a pop musician might be the thing for him.

    This movie, created by Claude Whatham, David Essex and Ringo Starr, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Music

  8. Songcatcher

    Songcatcher

    After being denied a promotion at the university where she teaches, Doctor Lily Penleric, a brilliant musicologist, impulsively visits her sister, who runs a struggling rural school in ...

    This movie, created by Maggie Greenwald, Janet McTeer and Michael Davis, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Music | Drama

  9. Georgia

    Georgia

    Sadie is desperately looking up to her older sister Georgia who is a famous C&W artist. Sadie wants to be a famous artist like her sister, but is always doing everything wrong. Her ...

    This movie, created by Ulu Grosbard, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Mare Winningham, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Music | Drama

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  10. The Music Machine

    The Music Machine

    Lovely live venue The Music Machine in Camden provides the glitzy glitter-ball backdrop for this hugely entertaining North London disco dance contest drama.

    This movie, created by Ian Sharp, Gerry Sundquist and David Easter, scores 6.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Music

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