The 23 Best & Worst Music Biopics Of All Time

Biopics: the films that tell the real-life stories about our favorite celebrities.

We all have that one all-time favorite movie that give us a two hour glimpse at the life and come-up of the artists we’ve grown to love. Whether it be Selena or Ray or Rocketman, seeing the greatest creators of music create can inspire you to do more, be more, and just make your day. However, when they’re done wrong, we all know it can inflict actual pain. **cough cough Nina**

Scroll down to check out 23 of the best and worst biopics that got it right or got it all wrong!

BEST: Selena (1997)

Rotten Tomatoes — 67% (RT got it wrong this time)

 

WORST: Britney Ever After (2017)

Rotten Tomatoes — n/a

 

BEST: Straight Outta Compton (2015)

Rotten Tomatoes — 88%

 

WORST: Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B (2014)

Rotten Tomatoes — n/a

 

BEST: 8 Mile (2002)

Rotten Tomatoes — 75%

 

WORST: The Doors (1991)

Rotten Tomatoes — 57%

 

BEST: What's Love Got To Do With It (1993)

Rotten Tomatoes — 96%

 

WORST: The Runaways (2010)

Rotten Tomatoes — 69%

 

BEST: Walk The Line (2005)

Rotten Tomatoes — 83%

 

WORST: The Dirt (2019)

Rotten Tomatoes — 38%

 

BEST: Behind the Candelabra (2013)

Rotten Tomatoes — 95%

 

WORST: Notorious (2009)

Rotten Tomatoes — 51%

 

BEST: Rocketman (2019)

Rotten Tomatoes — 89%

 

WORST: Beyond the Sea (2004)

Rotten Tomatoes — 42%

 

BEST: Ray (2004)

Rotten Tomatoes — 80%

 

WORST: Wired (1989)

Rotten Tomatoes — 4%

 

BEST: Amadeus (1984)

Rotten Tomatoes — 93%

 

WORST: Cadillac Records (2008)

Rotten Tomatoes — 66%

 

BEST: Get On Up (2014)

Rotten Tomatoes — 80%

 

WORST: Nina (2016)

Rotten Tomatoes — 2%

 

BEST: CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story (2013)

Rotten Tomatoes — n/a

 

WORST: Great Balls Of Fire (1989)

Rotten Tomatoes — 63%

 

BEST: Funny Girl (1968)

Rotten Tomatoes — 93%

 

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