Re: rock n roll movies

Mark Richie (
Wed, 16 May 2001 15:17:57 -0700 (PDT)

The Big Chill - The whole visual and story line is supported by classic
rock and roll

Eddie and the Cruisers


Guitar: From Stone age to Solid Rock (Documentary)

Bravermans Condensed Cream of Beatles (Documentary)

Blues Brothers (OK, forget the title, but you got Aretha . . .)

Barb Bergman wrote:
> Here's something for you to brainstorm about:
> I have a professor putting together a syllabus for a "History of Rock 'n
> Roll" class. We have documentaries covered, but she also wants to make use
> of feature films. They can about specific musicians, about the music
> industry, or simply where rock music is an important part of the movie.
> She said she's especially having problems coming up with ideas for films
> (documentary or feature) dealing with the 90s. Grunge, alternative, etc.
> (But just checked out the two series by PBS and Time Warner for previewing...)
> Anyway, here are the film titles I've come up with so far:
> The Rose
> La Bamba
> Buddy Holly Story
> That thing you do
> Yellow Submarine
> Elvis movies
> Almost famous
> Spinal Tap
> Selena
> Grease
> Saturday Night Fever
> Back to the Future (dance scene "Johnny be good")
> Footloose
> Pink Floyd's The Wall
> Thanks in advance,
> Barb