Music is a powerful tool for storytelling and many filmmakers do not underrate it. Country music, in particular, has influenced many filmmakers and actors. Whether they are telling a fictional story or paying homage to a country music star, the ten movies featured on this list stand out because of its storytelling and performances. If you are a fan of this music genre or seek to know it better, you should check out these top movies with country music ever. You can watch some of these best country music movies on Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime.
10. Urban Cowboy (1980)
Cowboy Bus Davis moves to the city to work with his uncle on a refinery. During his spare time, he hangs out at Gilley’s Club. And that’s where he meets Sissy, falling completely in love with her. His move to the big city makes him learn about life and love. Directed by James Bridges, “Urban Cowboy” was nominated for two Golden Globes because of Debra Winger’s mesmerizing performance. It also stars John Travolta who does a good job in making the audience care about his character.
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9. Country Song (2010)
This drama follows a rising country music songwriter and a fallen star as they work together and work their way to fame. However, when romance begins to spark between them problems begin to follow them. “Country Song” has an incredible soundtrack which really deserved the Best Achievement in Music in the Academy Awards of 2011. Starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Tim McGraw, Garrett Hedlund, and Leighton Meester, this drama is surprising because of its plot and performances. Country music fans will love it.