The Best Music Movies To Stream In Ireland In 2022

The Best Music Movies To Stream In Ireland In 2022
By Eoin Harrington Updated

Whether it be a musical, a "rockumentary", or a biopic, you can't beat a good music movie - so we've done the rounds to find the best music movies to stream in Ireland.

We scoured the offerings of Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Now TV, and Disney+, to try and find the best from the world of music, and we have a list of 18 below. Remember that you will need an active subscription for each streaming service to watch these movies.

So, without further ado...

The best music movies to stream in Ireland

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (Netflix)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ord7gP151vk

Year: 2020

Cast: Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, Glynn Turman, Colman Domingo

Plot:

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Tensions rise when trailblazing blues singer Ma Rainey and her band gather at a recording studio in Chicago in 1927.

Rating: 98% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Hamilton (Disney Plus)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSCKfXpAGHc

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Year: 2020

Cast: Lin Manuel Miranda, Phillipa Soo, Leslie Odom Jr, Renée Elise Goldberry

Plot:

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The original Broadway production of the award-winning musical that tells the story of Alexander Hamilton, first secretary of the treasury, blending hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway styles, filmed from the Richard Rogers Theater in New York.

Rating: 97% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Nowhere Boy (Prime Video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-lAIGGK8O4

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Year: 2009

Cast: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Anne-Marie Duff, Kristin Scott Thomas, Thomas Brodie Sangster

Plot:

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A chronicle of John Lennon's first years, focused mainly in his adolescence and his relationship with his stern aunt Mimi, who raised him, and his absentee mother Julia, who re-entered his life at a crucial moment in his young life.

Rating: 80% (Rotten Tomatoes)

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Whiplash (Now TV)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JeShKC6Alyk

Year: 2014

Cast: JK Simmons, Miles Teller, Melissa Benoist

Plot:

A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential.

Rating: 94% (Rotten Tomatoes)

tick, tick...BOOM! (Netflix)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJserno8tyU

Year: 2021

Cast: Andrew Garfield, Alexandra Shipp, Robin de Jesus

Plot:

Adaptation of the autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson, who revolutionized theater as the creator of Rent. It follows the young theater composer who’s waiting tables at a New York City diner in 1990 while writing what he hopes will be the next great American musical

Rating: 87% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Supersonic (Netflix)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9waBd3yPOLE

Year: 2016

Cast: Noel Gallagher, Liam Gallagher, Peggy Gallagher, Paul Arthurs

Plot:

A revealing look at the meteoric rise of seminal '90s rock band Oasis, weaving never-before-seen concert footage with candid interviews and a firsthand account of the backstage sibling rivalry that threatened to destroy the band.

Rating: 84%

Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga (Netflix)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7q6Co-nd0lM

Year: 2020

Cast: Will Ferrell, Rachel McAdams, Dan Stevens, Pierce Brosnan

Plot:

When aspiring musicians Lars and Sigrit are given the opportunity to represent their country at the world's biggest song competition, they finally have a chance to prove that any dream worth having is a dream worth fighting for.

Rating: 63% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street (Prime Video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=acHBq_oZm-8

Year: 2007

Cast: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman, Timothy Spall

Plot:

The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, aka Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett.

Rating: 86% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Bohemian Rhapsody (Netflix/Disney+)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mP0VHJYFOAU

Year: 2018

Cast: Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee

Plot:

The story of the legendary British rock band Queen and lead singer Freddie Mercury, leading up to their famous performance at Live Aid (1985).

Rating: 60% (Rotten Tomatoes)

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Homecoming (Netflix)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fB8qvx0HOlI

Year: 2019

Cast: Beyoncé

Plot:

This intimate, in-depth look at Beyoncé's celebrated 2018 Coachella performance reveals the emotional road from creative concept to cultural movement.

Rating: 98% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Les Misérables (Netflix)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YmvHzCLP6ug

Year: 2012

Cast: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried

Plot:

In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after breaking parole, agrees to care for a factory worker's daughter. The decision changes their lives forever.

Rating: 70% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Coldplay: A Head Full of Dreams (Prime Video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lhzu6bQxFo4

Year: 2018

Cast: Chris Martin, Johnny Buckland, Will Champion, Guy Berryman

Plot:

The band Coldplay discuss their band, music, and rise to fame.

Rating: 50% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Rolling Thunder Revue (Netflix)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PS4gsWDSn68

Year: 2019

Cast: Robert Sheehan, Bob Dylan, Allen Ginsberg, Patti Smith

Plot:

In an alchemic mix of fact and fantasy, Martin Scorsese looks back at Bob Dylan's 1975 Rolling Thunder Revue tour and a country ripe for reinvention.

Rating: 92% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Dirty Dancing (Netflix)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIcmQNy9FsM

Year: 1987

Cast: Jennifer Grey, Patrick Swayze, Jerry Orbach

Plot:

Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances "Baby" Houseman falls in love with the camp's dance instructor, Johnny Castle.

Rating: 69% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Moulin Rouge! (Disney+)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVLjp3_MQIw

Year: 2001

Cast: Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, John Leguizamo, Jim Broadbent

Plot:

A jukebox musical in which a young English poet falls in love with the star of the Moulin Rouge in Paris.

Rating: 76% (Rotten Tomatoes)

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Straight Outta Compton (Netflix)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oyoew4T74_w

Year: 2015

Cast: O'Shea Jackson Jr, Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Neil Brown Jr

Plot:

The rap group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California, in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood.

Rating: 89% (Rotten Tomatoes)

8 Mile (Netflix)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=axGVrfwm9L4

Year: 2002

Cast: Eminem, Kim Basinger, Brittany Murphy

Plot:

A young rapper, struggling with every aspect of his life, wants to make it big but his friends and foes make this odyssey of rap harder than it may seem.

Rating: 75% (Rotten Tomatoes)

jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy (Netflix)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X3d5rT7FGLE

Year: 2022

Cast: Ye, Kid Cudi, Justin Bieber

Plot:

Follows the life of Kanye West, in an intimate portrait as he builds his way from singer to businessman and becomes a global brand.

Rating: 82% (Rotten Tomatoes)

So, there you are, 18 of the very best music movies to stream in Ireland. If these don't make you want to learn how to sing or play an instrument, frankly we don't know what will.

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