Top 10: Best Music Biopics

    Taron Egerton in Rocketman from Paramount Pictures.

    Rocketman,” which covers the life and career of legendary singer, Elton John, is now in theaters. The film is the latest in a long line of music biopics and should offer a window into the flamboyant and enigmatic rockstar. Sex and drugs will be featured in ample measure, much like many of the entries on this list. Let’s count down the top ten music biopics of all time.

    10“Selena” (1997)
    dir: Gregory Nava

    9“La Vie en Rose” (2007)
    dir: Olivier Dahan

    8“Coal Miner’s Daughter” (1980)
    dir: Michael Apted

    7“Ray” (2004)
    dir: Taylor Hackford

    6“I’m Not There” (2007)
    dir: Todd Haynes

    5“Straight Outta Compton” (2015)
    dir: F. Gary Gray

    4“Walk the Line” (2005)
    dir: James Mangold

    3“8 Mile” (2002)
    dir: Curtis Hanson

    2“What’s Love Got To Do With It?” (1993)
    dir: Brian Gibson

    1“Amadeus” (1984)
    dir: Milos Forman