Time Out London 50 Greatest Music Films

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From Wagner to Elvis, a multitude of musicians have stepped out of the studio and on to the big screen – often, it must be said, to disastrous effect. But sometimes the union of sound and vision produces magical movies and, to prove it, the film and music teams of The Time Out London joined forces to find the 50 best ever.

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  1. 1 new

    Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story

    1988, in 1 top list Check
  2. 2 new

    Dont Look Back

    1967, in 9 top lists Check
  3. 3 new

    Gimme Shelter

    1970, in 9 top lists Check
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    24 Hour Party People

    2002, in 4 top lists Check
  5. 5 new

    Topsy-Turvy

    1999, in 7 top lists Check
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    Monterey Pop

    1968, in 1 top list Check
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    Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt

    2004, in 0 top lists Check
  8. 8 new

    Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould

    1993, in 4 top lists Check
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    Cocksucker Blues

    1972, in 2 top lists Check
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    Bird

    1988, in 2 top lists Check
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    The Last Waltz

    1978, in 6 top lists Check
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    Rude Boy

    1980, in 1 top list Check
  13. 13 new

    Scott Walker: 30 Century Man

    2006, in 0 top lists Check
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    Bound for Glory

    1976, in 3 top lists Check
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    The Decline of Western Civilization

    1981, in 2 top lists Check
  16. 16 new

    The Decline of Western Civilization Part II:...

    1988, in 1 top list Check
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    The Devil and Daniel Johnston

    2005, in 1 top list Check
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    Sweet Dreams

    1985, in 0 top lists Check
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    Art Pepper: Notes from a Jazz Survivor

    1982, in 0 top lists Check
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    Elgar: Fantasy of a Composer on a Bicycle

    2002, in 0 top lists Check
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    Rust Never Sleeps

    1979, in 0 top lists Check
  22. 22 new

    Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten

    2007, in 0 top lists Check
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    Dig!

    2004, in 3 top lists Check
  24. 24 new

    Metallica: Some Kind of Monster

    2004, in 4 top lists Check
  25. 25 new

    A Hard Day's Night

    1964, in 19 top lists Check
  26. 26 new

    Jimi Hendrix

    1973, in 0 top lists Check
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    Sid and Nancy

    1986, in 3 top lists Check
  28. 28 new

    Elvis

    1979, in 0 top lists Check
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    The Last of the Blue Devils

    1979, in 0 top lists Check
  30. 30 new

    Rough Cut and Ready Dubbed

    1982, in 0 top lists Check
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    Amadeus

    1984, in 21 top lists Check
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    Stop Making Sense

    1984, in 5 top lists Check
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    Charlie Is My Darling

    1966, in 0 top lists Check
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    Magic Fire

    1955 — a.k.a. Frauen um Richard Wagner, in 0 top lists Check
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    Sun Ra: A Joyful Noise

    1980, in 0 top lists Check
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    Coal Miner's Daughter

    1980, in 5 top lists Check
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    Last Days

    2005, in 4 top lists Check
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    Wonderful Life

    1964 — a.k.a. Swingers' Paradise, in 0 top lists Check
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    'Round Midnight

    1986, in 2 top lists Check
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    Watch the K Foundation Burn a Million Quid

    1995, in 0 top lists Check
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    Chronik der Anna Magdalena Bach

    1968 — a.k.a. The Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach, in 6 top lists Check
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    Buena Vista Social Club

    1999, in 2 top lists Check
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    Soul to Soul

    1971, in 0 top lists Check
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    Hilary and Jackie

    1998, in 0 top lists Check
  45. 45 new

    Made in Sheffield

    2001, in 0 top lists Check
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    Jazz on a Summer's Day

    1959, in 2 top lists Check
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    Leningrad Cowboys Go America

    1989, in 3 top lists Check
  48. 48 new

    MC5*: A True Testimonial

    2002, in 0 top lists Check
  49. 49 new

    Sign 'o' the Times

    1987, in 0 top lists Check
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    Catch Us If You Can

    1965 — a.k.a. Having a Wild Weekend, in 0 top lists Check
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