20 Movies Like Spinal Tap

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This Is Spinal Tap

This Is Spinal Tap
This Is Spinal Tap
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 92/100
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Runtime: 82 min
Genre: Comedy, Music
Awards: 3 wins & 2 nominations
Writer: Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, Harry Shearer
Actors: Rob Reiner, Michael McKean, Christopher Guest
Language: English, Japanese
Country: United States
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“This Is Spinal Tap” is a mockumentary that follows the fictional rock band Spinal Tap as they navigate the ups and downs of their declining career, showcasing the absurdity and satire of the music industry.

Best in Show

Best in Show
Best in Show
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 78/100
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Runtime: 90 min
Genre: Comedy
Awards: 11 wins & 14 nominations
Writer: Christopher Guest, Eugene Levy
Actors: Fred Willard, Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Best in Show” is a mockumentary film that follows the eccentric owners and their equally quirky dogs as they compete in a prestigious dog show. The movie humorously explores the world of dog shows, highlighting the comical and competitive nature of the participants.

Waiting for Guffman

Waiting for Guffman
Waiting for Guffman
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 84 min
Genre: Comedy
Awards: 2 wins & 3 nominations
Writer: Christopher Guest, Eugene Levy
Actors: Christopher Guest, Fred Willard, Catherine O'Hara
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Waiting for Guffman” is a mockumentary film that follows the quirky residents of a small town as they come together to put on a community theater production in hopes of attracting the attention of a Broadway producer. As they prepare for the show, their eccentricities and dreams collide, resulting in hilarious and heartwarming moments.

A Mighty Wind

A Mighty Wind
A Mighty Wind
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 81/100
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Runtime: 91 min
Genre: Comedy, Music
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 14 wins & 28 nominations total
Writer: Christopher Guest, Eugene Levy
Actors: Christopher Guest, Eugene Levy, Michael McKean
Language: English, Yiddish
Country: United States
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“A Mighty Wind” is a mockumentary film that follows the reunion of three fictional folk music groups as they prepare for a tribute concert to their late manager. The film humorously explores the quirks and dynamics of the characters, while also celebrating the folk music genre and its impact on American culture.

For Your Consideration

For Your Consideration
For Your Consideration
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 53%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 86 min
Genre: Comedy
Awards: 3 wins & 14 nominations
Writer: Christopher Guest, Eugene Levy
Actors: Catherine O'Hara, Harry Shearer, Parker Posey
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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“For Your Consideration” is a satirical comedy film that follows the chaos that ensues when a small-town actress becomes convinced she is on the brink of an Oscar nomination. As her delusion spreads through the film industry, it exposes the absurdity and vanity of Hollywood’s awards season.

Team America: World Police

Team America: World Police
Team America: World Police
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 77%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 98 min
Genre: Action, Comedy
Awards: 1 win & 11 nominations
Writer: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Pam Brady
Actors: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Elle Russ
Language: English, French, Klingon, Korean, Arabic
Country: United States, Germany
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“Team America: World Police” is a satirical puppet film that follows an elite paramilitary team as they combat global terrorism. The movie parodies action films and American foreign policy while delivering a humorous critique of war and celebrity culture.

Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 75%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 96 min
Genre: Comedy, Music
Awards: 1 win & 6 nominations
Writer: Judd Apatow, Jake Kasdan
Actors: John C. Reilly, Jenna Fischer, David Krumholtz
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story” is a satirical comedy film that follows the life and career of fictional musician Dewey Cox, parodying the rise and fall of famous musicians. It humorously explores various music genres and clichés, while also commenting on the pitfalls of fame and the music industry.

Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping
Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping
Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 79%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 87 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Awards: 1 win & 6 nominations
Writer: Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, Jorma Taccone
Actors: Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone, Akiva Schaffer
Language: English
Country: United States, China
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“Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping” is a mockumentary-style comedy film that follows the rise and fall of a fictional popstar named Conner4Real, as he navigates the challenges of fame, ego, and the music industry.”

Anvil! The Story of Anvil

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“Anvil! The Story of Anvil” is a documentary film that follows the Canadian heavy metal band Anvil as they strive to regain their former glory and achieve success in the music industry. It explores their enduring friendship, the challenges they face, and their unwavering passion for music.

Rock Star

Rock Star
Rock Star
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Metacritic: 54/100
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Runtime: 105 min
Genre: Drama, Music
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: John Stockwell
Actors: Mark Wahlberg, Jennifer Aniston, Dominic West
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Rock Star movie is about a fan who becomes the lead singer of his favorite band and experiences the highs and lows of fame, while struggling to maintain his own identity amidst the rock star lifestyle.

Almost Famous

Almost Famous
Almost Famous
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 90/100
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Runtime: 122 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 54 wins & 103 nominations total
Writer: Cameron Crowe
Actors: Billy Crudup, Patrick Fugit, Kate Hudson
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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“Almost Famous” is a coming-of-age film about a young aspiring journalist who goes on tour with a rock band in the 1970s, experiencing the highs and lows of the music industry while navigating his own personal growth and identity.

Wayne’s World

Wayne's World
Wayne's World
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 79%
Metacritic: 57/100
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Runtime: 94 min
Genre: Comedy, Music
Awards: 4 wins & 5 nominations
Writer: Mike Myers, Bonnie Turner, Terry Turner
Actors: Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, Rob Lowe
Language: English, Cantonese
Country: United States
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“Wayne’s World” is a comedy film about two slacker friends, Wayne and Garth, who host a public access television show from their basement. When a sleazy television producer tries to exploit their show for his own gain, Wayne and Garth must navigate fame, romance, and staying true to themselves.

The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash

The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash
The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
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Runtime: 76 min
Genre: Comedy, Music
Awards: N/A
Writer: Eric Idle
Actors: Eric Idle, John Halsey, Ricky Fataar
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash” is a mockumentary that parodies the rise and fall of The Beatles. It follows the fictional band, The Rutles, as they navigate through fame, fortune, and various absurd situations, offering a humorous and satirical take on the iconic British rock group.

Airheads

Airheads
Airheads
Internet Movie Database: 6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 29%
Metacritic: 46/100
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Runtime: 92 min
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music
Awards: N/A
Writer: Rich Wilkes
Actors: Brendan Fraser, Steve Buscemi, Adam Sandler
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Airheads movie is about a struggling rock band who takes a radio station hostage in order to get their music played on the airwaves. Chaos ensues as they navigate their way through the unexpected consequences of their actions.

School of Rock

School of Rock
School of Rock
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 82/100
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Runtime: 109 min
Genre: Comedy, Music
Awards: 8 wins & 23 nominations
Writer: Mike White
Actors: Jack Black, Mike White, Joan Cusack
Language: English
Country: United States, Germany
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The School of Rock movie is about a struggling musician who poses as a substitute teacher and forms a rock band with his young students, teaching them the power of music and self-expression. Together, they compete in a battle of the bands and inspire each other to chase their dreams.

Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny

Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny
Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 52%
Metacritic: 55/100
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Runtime: 94 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music
Awards: 2 nominations
Writer: Jack Black, Kyle Gass, Liam Lynch
Actors: Jack Black, Kyle Gass, JR Reed
Language: English
Country: United States, Germany
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“Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny” is a comedy musical that follows two aspiring musicians, Jack Black and Kyle Gass, as they embark on a quest to find a legendary guitar pick believed to possess magical powers, in order to become the greatest rock band in the world.”

That Thing You Do!

That Thing You Do!
That Thing You Do!
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 3 wins & 8 nominations total
Writer: Tom Hanks
Actors: Tom Hanks, Liv Tyler, Charlize Theron
Language: English
Country: United States
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“That Thing You Do!” is a 1996 film directed by Tom Hanks. It follows the rise and fall of a fictional 1960s rock band called The Wonders as they experience fame, success, and the challenges that come with it.

Josie and the Pussycats

Josie and the Pussycats
Josie and the Pussycats
Internet Movie Database: 5.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 53%
Metacritic: 47/100
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Runtime: 98 min
Genre: Comedy, Music
Awards: 5 nominations
Writer: Deborah Kaplan, Harry Elfont, Richard Goldwater
Actors: Rachael Leigh Cook, Tara Reid, Rosario Dawson
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Josie and the Pussycats movie is about an all-girl rock band that becomes manipulated by a corporate conspiracy to use their music for subliminal messaging, leading them to uncover the truth and fight against the corruption.

Get Him to the Greek

Get Him to the Greek
Get Him to the Greek
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 72%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 109 min
Genre: Comedy, Music
Awards: 14 nominations
Writer: Nicholas Stoller, Jason Segel
Actors: Jonah Hill, Russell Brand, Elisabeth Moss
Language: English
Country: United States, Japan
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“Get Him to the Greek” is a comedy film about a record company intern who is tasked with escorting an unpredictable and self-destructive rock star to a comeback concert at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles. As they embark on a wild and drug-fueled journey, they must navigate various obstacles and personal demons to ensure the success of the concert.

The Blues Brothers

The Blues Brothers
The Blues Brothers
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 72%
Metacritic: 60/100
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Runtime: 133 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: 2 wins & 1 nomination
Writer: Dan Aykroyd, John Landis
Actors: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Cab Calloway
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Blues Brothers” is a comedy film about two brothers, Jake and Elwood Blues, who form a band to raise money and save the orphanage they grew up in. They embark on a mission to reunite their old band members and put on a performance while being pursued by law enforcement and a vengeful ex-fiancée.

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