Best Music Documentaries

List by john Last updated June 07, 2017

This one is for music lovers from Johnny Cash to Metallica this is a list of the best music documentaries ever made, while some are mostly focused on showing the struggle of making it in the music industry other show

documentary music List order as defined by john

Metallica: Some Kind of Monster (2004)

Documentary Music
Documentary Making of St. Anger
Vote count 42 Vote avg 6.7/10 Watch trailer


Amy (2015)

Documentary Music
The girl behind the name.
Vote count 405 Vote avg 7.5/10 Watch trailer


Anvil! The Story of Anvil (2008)

Documentary Music
At fourteen, they made a pact to rock together forever. They meant it.
Vote count 75 Vote avg 7.6/10 Watch trailer


Johnny Cash: American Rebel (2015)

Vote count 2 Vote avg 8/10 Watch trailer


Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

Documentary Music
Great Art Always Survives
Vote count 249 Vote avg 7.9/10 Watch trailer


The Last Waltz (1978)

Documentary Music
It Started as a Concert. It Became a Celebration.
Vote count 60 Vote avg 8/10 Watch trailer

One of the songs from the film:


Marley (2012)

Vote count 98 Vote avg 7.4/10 Watch trailer


Woodstock (1970)

Documentary Music
3 days of peace, music...and love.
Vote count 59 Vote avg 7/10 Watch trailer


No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005)

Documentary Music
Bob Dylan. Songwriter. Rocker. Rebel. Legend.
Vote count 29 Vote avg 7.4/10 Watch trailer


Gimme Shelter (1970)

Documentary Music
Landmark film follows the Rolling Stones on their notorious 1969 U.S. tour, culminating in tragedy at San Francisco's Altamont Speedway.
Vote count 37 Vote avg 7.8/10 Watch trailer


Dont Look Back (1967)

Documentary Music
Vote count 22 Vote avg 7/10 Watch trailer


Play It Loud: The Story of Marshall (2014)

Music Documentary
Vote count 0 Vote avg 0/10 Watch trailer


Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Runnin' Down a Dream (2007)

Documentary Music
Vote count 6 Vote avg 7.8/10 Watch trailer



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