Almost if not all music genres have inspired some movies and this includes heavy metal. Generally, heavy metal has inspired gruesome horror movies but in recent times, that trend has been slowly changing. Nowadays, there are juvenile comedies, crime dramas and even documentaries that are inspired by heavy metal. Below, we share with you the top heavy metal inspired movies. Note that to watch some of these movies online you may need to pay a subscription at the sites they are offered, as such, if you are short on funds you can always visit NetBet Sport to play profitable games.
Valhalla Rising like most other heavy metal inspired movies comes with a horror theme. In this movie, Mads Mikkelsen who later starred in the popular TV series Hannibal plays the role of One-Eye. One-Eye is a man who had a troubled past, as he grew older, he started to become more violent and had to use psychoactive drugs to keep his anger in check. However, instead of the psychoactive drugs keeping One-Eye in check, they actually made him worse. Due to this, One-Eye goes on a killing spree disemboweling several people mostly men. Along the way, as One-Eye goes on his killing spree, he spends much of his time listening to heavy metal music.
Conan the Barbarian
Arnold Schwarzenegger stars in this movie. Arnold assumes the role of a man who has decided to live in isolation. However, his decision to live in isolation does not mean that he lost every bit of humanity inside him. The love for humanity which resides in Arnold helps him to fight for the good against the bad. As Arnold goes on a mission to conquer the bad, he is driven by some heavy metal music. This same music will also drive and entertain you as you watch this pulsating movie.
Mad Max: Fury Road
For anyone who has watched previous Mad Max productions, they will testify that all productions are true metal. However, when it comes to Mad Max: Fury Road, things have been upped a bit as this production is truly heavy metal in all senses. Talk of the ceaseless barrage of explosions, corpse-painted warriors to the army of the shirtless. For a movie with a true heavy metal theme, no one will go wrong with Mad Max: Fury Road.
Lemmy is not a movie per se but rather a documentary which shares with viewers the life of Lemmy, one of the greatest metal musicians to have ever lived. In the documentary, Lemmy talks of his time as a kid, how he fell in love with metal and how he managed to make his name and become a brand in the metal industry. Lemmy also has time in the documentary to share with viewers on how best they can appreciate metal music. As viewers listen to the immaculate life history of Lemmy, they will also be comforted by metal music which will be playing in the background and at regular intervals (at high volume) throughout the documentary.