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Biopic - Music

1978-Present
Excluding documentaries



RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 33 Ma vie en cinemascope Alliance $1,163,648 - n/a - 12/17/04
2 26 The Runaways
(The Runaways)
Apparition $3,573,673 244 $805,115 244 3/19/10
3 6 What's Love Got to Do with It
(Tina Turner)
Buena Vista $39,100,956 1,100 $1,222,718 58 6/11/93
4 4 La Bamba
(Ritchie Valens)
Columbia $54,215,416 1,251 $5,651,990 1,251 7/24/87
5 12 The Buddy Holly Story
(Buddy Holly)
Columbia $14,363,400 - n/a - 5/19/78
6 8 Shine
(David Helfgott)
Fine Line $35,892,330 1,050 $162,179 7 11/22/96
7 1 Walk the Line
(Johnny Cash & June Carter)
Fox $119,519,402 3,160 $22,347,341 2,961 11/18/05
8 7 Notorious (2009) Fox Searchlight $36,843,682 1,641 $20,497,596 1,638 1/16/09
9 29 Backbeat
(The Beatles)
Gramercy $2,392,589 211 $126,740 10 4/15/94
10 22 Beyond the Sea
(Bobby Darin)
Lions Gate $6,318,709 383 $45,264 6 12/17/04
11 32 24 Hour Party People
(Tony Wilson)
MGM $1,184,096 37 $34,940 2 8/9/02
12 35 Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life Music Box Films $233,007 19 $25,189 3 8/31/11
13 24 Hilary and Jackie
(Jacqueline du Pre)
October $4,912,892 300 $92,956 6 12/30/98
14 5 Amadeus
(Mozart)
Orion Pictures $51,973,029 802 $505,276 25 9/21/84
15 13 Great Balls of Fire!
(Jerry Lee Lewis)
Orion Pictures $13,741,060 1,417 $3,807,986 1,417 6/30/89
16 20 American Hot Wax
(Alan Freed)
Paramount $7,932,571 - n/a - 3/17/78
17 11 The Soloist Paramount (DreamWorks) $31,720,158 2,090 $9,716,458 2,024 4/24/09
18 36 What We Do Is Secret
(The Germs)
Peace Arch Entertainment $58,776 7 $5,888 1 8/8/08
19 16 La Vie en Rose
(Edith Piaf)
Picturehouse $10,301,706 178 $179,848 8 6/8/07
20 21 El Cantante
(Hector Lavoe)
Picturehouse $7,556,712 542 $3,202,035 542 8/3/07
21 27 Sid and Nancy
(Sid Vicious)
Samuel Goldwyn $2,826,523 43 $50,829 2 10/17/86
22 31 Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould
(Glenn Gould)
Samuel Goldwyn $1,319,521 - n/a - 11/26/93
23 37 Stoned
(Brian Jones)
Screen Media $38,922 6 $15,409 6 3/24/06
24 17 Immortal Beloved
(Beethoven)
Sony / Columbia $9,914,409 463 $120,108 4 12/16/94
25 19 Cadillac Records
(Chess Records artists)
Sony / Columbia $8,195,551 701 $3,445,559 687 12/5/08
26 10 The Doors
(Jim Morrison)
TriStar $34,416,893 1,236 $9,151,800 840 3/1/91
27 18 Sweet Dreams
(Patsy Cline)
TriStar $9,085,049 778 $2,161,284 778 10/4/85
28 14 De-Lovely
(Cole Porter)
United Artists $13,456,633 410 $292,963 16 7/2/04
29 2 Ray
(Ray Charles)
Universal $75,331,600 2,474 $20,039,730 2,006 10/29/04
30 3 Coal Miner's Daughter
(Loretta Lynn)
Universal $67,182,787 - $3,366,443 437 3/7/80
31 23 Topsy-Turvy
(Gilbert & Sullivan)
USA Films $6,208,548 224 $31,387 2 12/15/99
32 9 Selena
(Selena)
Warner Bros. $35,281,794 1,873 $11,615,722 1,850 3/21/97
33 15 Why Do Fools Fall in Love?
(Frankie Lymon)
Warner Bros. $12,461,773 1,377 $3,946,382 1,369 8/28/98
34 30 Bird
(Charlie Parker)
Warner Bros. $2,181,286 93 $27,116 1 9/30/88
35 25 I'm Not There
(Bob Dylan)
Weinstein Company $4,017,609 149 $730,819 130 11/21/07
36 28 The Sapphires Weinstein Company $2,450,867 126 $38,372 4 3/22/13
37 34 Control
(Ian Curtis)
Weinstein Company $872,252 29 $27,674 1 10/10/07
TOTAL (All Movies):$728,239,829----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$19,682,158660$3,337,598556-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$557,778,693----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$39,841,3351,496$10,216,5321,529-



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