It’s music festival season (learn how to stream Lollapalooza for free this weekend) and there’s no better way to prepare yourself for all of the action than with some of our favorite music movies. Chock-full of epic guitar solos and thumping drum fills, you’ll be ready to rock all summer after watching these films.
School of Rock (2003)
After being kicked out of a rock band, Dewey Finn becomes a substitute teacher of a strict elementary private school, only to try and turn it into a rock band. Available on Tubi (free), Google Play, Prime Video, VUDU, and FandangoNOW.
This is Spinal Tap (1984)
Spinal Tap, one of England’s loudest bands, is chronicled by film director Marty DiBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour. Available on Hulu, Prime Video, Google Play, VUDU, and FandangoNOW.
Almost Famous (2000)
A high-school boy is given the chance to write a story for Rolling Stone Magazine about an up-and-coming rock band as he accompanies them on their concert tour. Available on Prime Video, Google Play, VUDU, FandangoNOW, and STARZ.
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)
The Blues Brothers (1980)
Jake Blues, just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised. Available on Prime Video, VUDU, FandangoNOW, Sling TV, and Google Play.
That Thing You Do! (1996)
A local Pennsylvania band scores a one hit wonder in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as they can, with lots of help from its manager. Available on Prime Video, VUDU, FandangoNOW, Google Play, and STARZ.
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