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7of the Best Music Films

September 1, 2013


1 A HARD DAY'S NIGHT (1964) THE Beatles starred as themselves in this comedy film which began a series of movie releases for the Fab Four. Steptoe & Son star Wilfrid Bramwell appears as Paul McCartney's grandad.

2 NEVER SAY NEVER (2011) JUSTIN Bieber's 2011 concert tour caught on film with appearances by Miley Cyrus, Boys II Men and Usher along the way.

3 MADONNA: TRUTH OR DARE (1991) THE controversial Blond Ambition caught on film with stage performances and backstage access. Antonio Banderas and Madonna's boyfriend at the time Warren Beatty both appear.

4 KATY PERRY: PART OF ME (2012) MUSIC documentary following Katy Perry on tour and looking back on her life and music. Adele, Russell Brand, Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, Whoopi Goldberg, Rihanna, and Jessie J all pop up.

5 SPICE WORLD (1997) EVERYONE came out to play when the Spice Girls climbed aboard a converted London bus for their movie special. Hugh Laurie and Elton John are among the guest stars.

6 FLAME (1975) SLADE appear as a northern rock band in the 70s called Flame and chart their rise and fall on the music scene.

7 THIS IS SPINAL TAP (1984) THE ultimate rock music comedy spoof were the amplifiers are turned up to 11 and the drummers keep disappearing. The Stonehenge rock concert set is still as funny as ever.

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