Top 7 Movies for Guitarists

Movies for Guitarists

Music and movies tend to always go well with each other take the solar guitar as an example. For all the guitar enthusiasts out there, this article has the right movie recommendations. Read on and see a list of the top seven movies for guitarists.

The Pick of Destiny

This comedy movie tells about how the Tenacious D (Jack Black and Kyle Gass) try to become the greatest musicians.

They set up a plan to take a legendary guitar pick from Satan. Yup, this is not a joke; you will see in the movie that the duo tries to steal from Satan.

Launched in theaters in 2006 and directed by Liam Lynch, this R-rated movie is still hilarious to enjoy with a few friends.

Wayne’s World 2

After being told by Jim Morrison in his dream that he has to make a rock concert, Wayne Campbell, played by Mike Myers, and Garth Algar, a role played by Dana Carvey, try to spread the word.

However, after a few failed mini-concerts, they become unsure about their plan to put on a music show.

Many critics stated that this one is funnier than the original movie. Even with a far-from-strong storyline, the scenes are still brilliantly silly. This movie will always deserve to be one of the most entertaining films ever.

Rock Star

Starring Jennifer Aniston and Mark Wahlberg, Rock Star is a movie about a mediocre office supply salesperson who dreams of being a famous musician.

His life turns bright when, unexpectedly, his favorite band, Stel Dragon, chooses him to replace the singer. For you, guitarists, there is one nice thing about this movie. This movie includes real-life musicians like Zakk Wylde and Jeff Pilson as some of the actors.

The Blues Brothers

This 1980 is very iconic, and if you claim that you are someone who plays music, you have to put this one on your must-watch list.

The story starts when Jake reunites with Elwood, his brother. In this movie, the duo wants to help an orphanage. This orphanage is where they spent their childhood in. Using their musical abilities, they raise money from gigs to gigs.

Sweet and Lowdown

With a 77% score from Rotten Tomatoes, this movie is praised for its lively comedy and top acting performance.

This is a movie about an egomaniacal jazz guitarist, Emmet Ray, who wins the heart of a young woman, Hattie. Hattie is mute, but she is so patient with the irresponsible and deceitful Emmet.

This is Spinal Tap

This Rob Reiner movie is packed with musician jokes, making it impossible for you to watch only once to cover all the funny bits. Additionally, more excitingly, this movie is a documentary about the life of a real band. So, you can watch the band’s ups and downs and their struggle to put their name on the chart.


Lastly, this one is an ultimate guitarist movie. It tells us about the journey of a guitar novice and an old blues musician who go far to the southern part of America to recover a lost song created by Robert Johnson.


There are so many movies about musicians and guitarists out there. However, not all of them are worth your time and energy, similar to poorly made guitars.

The movies above are just some of the best ones out there. Hopefully, there will be more guitarist movies from different genres and regions in the future.

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