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Musicians in Movies

  • Ian Brown makes a brief appearance in the third Harry Potter film, â

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  • Jarvis Cocker shows up in â

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  • Daft Punk in 'Electroma'. Bandmember Thomas Bangalter bought 200 back issues of 'American Cinematographer' to prepare for making the film.

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  • Motorhead's Lemmy in 1987 Britflick 'Eat The Rich'. Look out for a special interview with the man in NME soon. www.picture-desk.com

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  • 'U571' told the story of a German submarine attacked by the US, who were looking for their Enigma machine. Itâ

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  • The 2003 version of 'Ned Kelly' starred the recently deceased Heath Ledger, while this 1970 production saw Mick Jagger in the lead role. His then girlfriend Marianne Faithfull was due to be the supporting actress but took an overdose of sleeping pills, fell into a coma and was sent home. Pic: www.photoshot.co.uk

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  • 'Monster's Ball' saw Halle Berry win an Academy Award for Best Actress. No such praise for Sean 'P Diddy' Combs as convicted murderer Lawrence Musgrove. Pic: www.photoshot.co.uk

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  • Madonnaâ

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  • The third 'Pirates Of The Caribbean' film, 'Worlds End', saw Keith Richards play Johnny Deppâ

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  • Interestingly the 2003 film 'Cold Mountain', which boasted performances from Renee Zellwegger, Nicole Kidman, Jude Law and Jack White, was edited on Appleâ

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  • The album 'A Hard Day's Night' was The Beatlesâ

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  • Bob Dylan co-starred in 1973â

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  • 'Jailhouse Rock' was Elvisâ

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  • Ice-T (second left) played a genetically mutated talking kangaroo in the cult sci-fi film 'Tank Girl'. Which other musicians have appeared in films? Email your suggestions to News@NME.COM. The best win CD's from the Editor's desk. Pic: Rex Features

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  • Mariah Carey starred with Max Beesley in 2001's 'Glitter'. The largely autobiographical movie was a massive commercial failure and Carey checked into hospital suffering from extreme exhaustion soon afterwards.

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  • Britney Spears in the 2002 movie 'Crossroads'. The movie was panned by critics and performed poorly at the box office. Which other musicians have appeared in films? Email your suggestions to News@NME.COM. The best win CD's from the Editor's desk.

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  • The legendary The Clash singer Joe Strummer hit the silver screen in 'Mystery Train', sent in by reader Eric Agbonton.

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  • Rapper Snoop Dogg brought the Huggy Bear role back to life in the 2004 'Starsky and Hutch' movie that also starred Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson. Nice hair.

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  • Liam probably pressed eject the moment he saw Damon Albarn pop-up alongside Robert Carlisle in film 'The Face'. Sent in by Anthonia Bird.

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  • The Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan, his bald head covered by an Andy Warhol-esque wig, starred alongside Mickey Rourke and Mena Suvari in drug movie 'Spun'. Sent in by NME.COM reader Thomas Salmon.

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  • The Who's Roger Daltrey in 'McVicar', the story of a UK bank robber. Phil Collins also filled a rock-star-as-robber role in 1988's Buster. Sent in by NME.COM reader Eric Agboton.

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  • Mick Jagger in psychedelic gangster flick 'Performance', released in 1970. The soundtrack boasted The Rollings Stones, Randy Newman and Ry Cooder among others. Which other musicians have appeared in films? Email your suggestions to News@NME.COM. The best win CD's from the Editor's desk.

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  • Bjork in the 2000 film 'Dancer in the Dark'. Finnish band The Rasmus later released a song of the same name in tribute. If you can think of any musicians in movies that we've missed, email your suggestions to News@NME.COM. The best win CD's from the Editor's desk!

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  • Blondie star Debbie Harry went brunette to appear in 1982's David Cronenberg movie 'Videodrome'. Sent in by Eric Agboton.

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  • Justin Timberlake in 'Alpha Dog'. Timberlake made his screen debut in 2000, but 'Alpha Dog' saw him acting alongside Bruce Willis and Sharon Stone as a gang member sentenced to life in prison. Can you name more musicians in movies? Ping your suggestions to News@NME.COM and we'll add them and credit you. The best win CD's from the Editor's desk.

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