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Satchmo (1989)

Director: Gary Giddins, Kendrick Simmons
Starring: Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong revolutionized the world of music and became one of America's most influential entertainers. No other performer of his era had such a... Read more

Jazz On A Summer's Day (1959)

8.1/10
Director: Bert Stern
Starring: Mahalia Jackson, Louis Armstrong, Chuck Berry

This precursor to Woodstock is the granddaddy of all concert films, a chronicle of the Newport, Rhode Island Jazz Fest where music greats like Louis A... Read more

The Five Pennies (1959)

7.3/10
Director: Melville Shavelson
Starring: Danny Kaye, Barbara Bel Geddes, Louis Armstrong, Harry Guardino

Danny Kaye stars as jazz great Red Nichols in this excellent biopic chronicling the stormy life of the '20s cornet wizard, including Nichols' domestic... Read more

Legends of Jazz #1 (2004)

Starring: Nat King Cole, Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, Count Basie, Louis Armstrong

A collection of 30 archival clips featuring some of the top jazz men and women of all time. Featured tracks include; Duke Ellington with "Stormy Weath... Read more

The Golden Age of Jazz (2004)

Starring: Louis Armstrong, Cab Calloway, Sammy Davis Jr, Duke Ellington, Betty Hutton, Gen...

Whether it's barrelhouse, ragtime, syncopation, scat, swing, bebop, hard-hop, boogie-woogie or jive, it's all great Jazz! This fascinating and highly... Read more

The Glenn Miller Story (1954)

7.3/10
Director: Anthony Mann
Starring: James Stewart, June Allyson, Henry Morgan, Frances Langford, Louis Armstrong, Ge...

James Stewart and June Allyson star as the popular band leader and his wife in this Anthony Mann film bio loaded with swinging music and fine musician... Read more

Paris Blues (1961)

6.7/10
Director: Martin Ritt
Starring: Joanne Woodward, Louis Armstrong, Paul Newman, Serge Reggiani, Sidney Poitier, D...

From the smoky cellar bistros of Paris' Left Bank comes this tender, bittersweet tale of two American expatriate jazz musicians (Paul Newman, Sidney P... Read more

Jaws 3 (1983)

3.6/10
Director: Joe Alves
Starring: Dennis Quaid, Bess Armstrong, Simon MacCorkindale, Louis Gossett Jr, Lea Thompso...

Unrelated to the first two 'Jaws' films; This time there's a huge shark on the loose at Florida's Sea World after making it's way into the theme park.... Read more

Jazz (2000)

6.4/10
Director: Ken Burns
Starring: Louis Armstrong, Dave Brubeck, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie, Bil...

Inspired by blues and ragtime, it made its way up the Mississippi and spread across America, evolving along the way into a variety of forms. Filmmaker... Read more

A Man Called Adam (1966)

6.5/10
Director: Leo Penn
Starring: Cicely Tyson, Louis Armstrong, Peter Lawford, Sammy Davis Jr, Mel Torme, Frank S...

In a rare dramatic role, Sammy Davis, Jr. stars as a jazz trumpet player who seemingly has it all. Blaming himself for the traffic accident that kille... Read more