Top 10 awesome movies like Payday that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Payday 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 Daryl Duke, Rip Torn and Ahna Capri . Here goes the list -

  1. One-Trick Pony
  2. Knights & Emeralds
  3. That'll Be the Day
  4. The Five Heartbeats
  5. Stardust
  6. Songcatcher
  7. Amy
  8. Jukebox
  9. Distant Voices, Still Lives
  10. Young Soul Rebels
  1. One-Trick Pony

    One-Trick Pony

    Jonah (Paul Simon) is an aging rock star trying to put together a new album in the face of an indifferent record label and a talentless producer. At the same time, he's struggling to save his failing marriage.

    This movie, created by Robert M. Young, Paul Simon and Blair Brown, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Music

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

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  2. Knights & Emeralds

    Knights & Emeralds

    A white boy lives in a racially divided town. The only thing he cares about is playing his drums. A popular black band from school needs a drummer and he joins them, but being colorblind in this town makes life very difficult.

    This movie, created by Ian Emes, Christopher Wild and Beverly Hills, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Music

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  3. 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

  4. The Five Heartbeats

    The Five Heartbeats

    The story of the rise and fall of an African American vocal group.

    This movie, created by Robert Townsend, Robert Townsend and Michael Wright, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Music | Drama

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

  5. Stardust

    Stardust

    The rise and fall of the rock singer Jim Maclaine, in the mid 60s, with his manager, Mike, and his group, "The Stray Cats."

    This movie, created by Michael Apted, David Essex and Adam Faith, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Music

  6. 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

    You can watch this on Tubi Tv.

  7. Amy

    Amy

    Amy is a story of a young girl who witnesses her dad's death on stage at a rock concert. She becomes mentally mute/deaf after this, and 4 years later discovers she can communicate only by singing.

    This movie, created by Nadia Tass, Alana De Roma and Rachel Griffiths, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Music

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  8. Jukebox

    Jukebox

    Jaded night club owner stages the comeback of an ex-teen idol for revenge.

    This movie, created by Lamar Card, Fabian and Casey Kasem, scores 5.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Music

  9. Distant Voices, Still Lives

    Distant Voices, Still Lives

    The second film in Terence Davies's autobiographical series ('Trilogy', 'The Long Day Closes') is an impressionistic view of a working-class family in 1940s and 1950s Liverpool, based on ...

    This movie, created by Terence Davies, Freda Dowie and Pete Postlethwaite, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Music | Drama

    You can watch this on Tubi Tv.

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  10. Young Soul Rebels

    Young Soul Rebels

    Youth culture meets identity politics in this part-thriller, part-gay love story set in London in 1977, days before the Queen's Silver Jubilee celebrations. The hedonistic world of pirate DJs Chris and Caz is shattered when a close friend is killed while cruising in the local park. The black community suspect the National Front, but the police pull Chris in as a suspect. This beautifully crafted period piece, a bold and stylish debut feature from Isaac Julien, paints a convincing picture of late-'70s London. The city is a carefully mapped out social landscape, open to all but offering safety to none, as we are taken to a Dalston barber, east London council estates festooned with Union Jacks, West End offices, soul clubs and city parks.

    This movie, created by Isaac Julien, Valentine Nonyela and Mo Sesay, scores 6.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Music

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