Best Music Movies of 2003

1.

School of Rock

5.8
7.1/10 IMDB

Fired from his band and hard up for cash, guitarist and vocalist Dewey Finn finagles his way into a job as a fifth-grade substitute teacher at a private school, where he secretly begins teaching his students the finer points of rock 'n' roll. The school's hard-nosed principal is rightly suspicious of Finn's activities. But Finn's roommate remains in the dark about what he's doing.

Starring: Jack Black, Sarah Silverman, Joan Cusack, Mike White, Miranda Cosgrove, Joey Gaydos Jr., Kevin Alexander Clark, Maryam Hassan, Chris Stack, Lucas Babin ..
Directed by: Richard Linklater
Release date: 2003-10-03
2.

A Mighty Wind

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

In "A Mighty Wind", director Christopher Guest reunites the team from "Best In Show" and "Waiting for Guffman" to tell tell the story of 60's-era folk musicians, who inspired by the death of their former manager, get back on the stage for one concert in New York City's Town Hall.

Starring: Bob Balaban, Christopher Guest, John Michael Higgins, Eugene Levy, Jane Lynch, Michael McKean, Catherine O'Hara, Parker Posey, Harry Shearer, Fred Willard ..
Directed by: Christopher Guest
Release date: 2003-04-16
Best Music Movies of 2003 : Red Hot Chili Peppers: Live at Slane Castle
3.

Red Hot Chili Peppers: Live at Slane Castle

4.7
9.0/10 IMDB

Live at Slane Castle is a Red Hot Chili Peppers concert video released in 2003, two years after the release of their latest concert DVD, Off the Map. The concert taped was their second show at Slane Castle in Ireland. It was filmed on August 23, 2003 and the DVD was released on November 17, 2003.

Starring: Anthony Kiedis, John Frusciante, Flea, Chad Smith ..
Directed by: Nick Wickham
Release date: 2003-11-17
Best Music Movies of 2003 : U2: Go Home - Live from Slane Castle
4.

U2: Go Home - Live from Slane Castle

4.4
8.7/10 IMDB

1. Elevation 2. Beautiful Day 3. Until The End Of The World 4. New Year's Day 5. Out Of Control 6. Sunday Blood Sunday 7. Wake Up Dead Man 8. Stuck In A Moment You Can't Get Out Of 9. Kite 10. Angel Of Harlem 11. Desire 12. Staring At The Sun 13. All I Want Is You 14. Where The Streets Have No Name 15. Pride (In The Name Of Love) 16. Bullet The Blue Sky 6:57 17. With Or Without You 18. One 19. Walk On On September 1, 2001, Irish rock band U2 made a triumphant return to their roots with two outdoor shows at Slane Castle, Ireland. U2 chose the castle venue because it marked two watershed moments for the band: their recording session for the landmark album THE UNFORGETTABLE FIRE in 1984, and their first Slane appearance opening up for fellow Irish rock band Thin Lizzy in 1981. U2 GO HOME captures the emotional intensity of the homecoming with 19 live tracks culled from the concerts.

Starring: Bono, Larry Mullen Jr., The Edge, Adam Clayton ..
Directed by: Hamish Hamilton, Enda Hughes
Release date: 2003-11-17
Best Music Movies of 2003 : Led Zeppelin
5.

Led Zeppelin

4.4
9.2/10 IMDB

Led Zeppelin is a double DVD set by the English rock band Led Zeppelin. The recording of the DVD spans the years from 1969 to 1979 and includes performances from the Royal Albert Hall in 1970, Madison Square Garden in 1973, Earls Court in 1975, and Knebworth in 1979, plus other footage.

Starring: Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, John Bonham, Led Zeppelin ..
Directed by: Jimmy Page, Dick Carruthers
Release date: 2003-05-26
Best Music Movies of 2003 : Concert for George
6.

Concert for George

4.4
8.6/10 IMDB

As a memorial to George Harrison on the first anniversary of his passing, The Concert for George was held at the Royal Albert Hall in London on 29 November 2002 . Organized by Harrison's widow, Olivia, and son, Dhani, and arranged under the musical direction of Eric Clapton and Jeff Lynne. A benefit for Harrison's Material World Charitable Foundation, the all-star concert took place on the day of the first anniversary of his death. Proceeds from the film also went to the Material World Charitable Foundation. The film was shot using discreet cameras from over twelve locations.

Starring: Eric Clapton, Jeff Lynne, Ravi Shankar, Tom Petty, Anoushka Shankar, Joseph Roger Brown, Albert Lee, Marc Mann, Andy Fairweather-Low, Dhani Harrison ..
Directed by: David Leland
Release date: 2003-10-03
Best Music Movies of 2003 : Tupac: Resurrection
7.

Tupac: Resurrection

4.3
7.9/10 IMDB

Home movies, photographs, and recited poetry illustrate the life of Tupac Shakur, one of the most beloved, revolutionary, and volatile hip-hop MCs of all time.

Starring: Tupac Amaru Shakur ..
Directed by: Lauren Lazin
Release date: 2003-11-14
Best Music Movies of 2003 : Michael Jackson: Number Ones
8.

Michael Jackson: Number Ones

4.3
8.7/10 IMDB

Pop king Michael Jackson solidifies his title with this release of fifteen past number one hits. Songs include "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough," "Thriller," "Black or White," and "Blood on the Dancefloor."

Starring: Michael Jackson, Quincy Jones, George Clinton, Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Lopez, Beyoncé Knowles, Wyclef Jean, Dick Clark, Pharrell Williams, Slash ..
Release date: 2003-11-18
9.

End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones

4.2
8.0/10 IMDB

A years-in-the-making documentary on the legendary punk band the Ramones. Through a mixture of archival footage, archival and new interviews with all members of the band's various lineups, and new interviews with a number of their contemporaries, the film traces the peaks and valleys the band experienced over the course of its 20-plus year career before disbanding in 1995.

Starring: Marky Ramone, Johnny Ramone, Dee Dee Ramone, Tommy Ramone, Joey Ramone, Richie Ramone, Rick Rubin, Chris Stein, Debbie Harry, Hilly Kristal ..
Directed by: Michael Gramaglia, Jim Fields
Release date: 2003-01-19
Best Music Movies of 2003 : Classic Albums: Pink Floyd - The Dark Side of the Moon
10.

Classic Albums: Pink Floyd - The Dark Side of the Moon

4.1
8.4/10 IMDB

Released to coincide with the 30th anniversary of this classic album, learn how Pink Floyd assembled "Dark Side of the Moon" with the aid of original engineer Alan Parsons. All four band members--Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Nick Mason, and Richard Wright--are interviewed at length, giving valuable insights into the recording process. The themes of the album are discussed at length, and the band take you back to the original multi track tapes to illustrate how they pieced together the songs. With individual performances of certain tracks from Roger, David, and Richard included, this is an essential purchase for any Pink Floyd fans, and a fascinating artefact for rock historians everywhere.

Starring: David Gilmour, Nick Mason, Richard Wright, Alan Parsons, Chris Thomas, Roger Waters, Chris Thomas ..
Directed by: Matthew Longfellow
Release date: 2003-06-01

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