Below is a list of films that members of the band have appeared in over the years.
Make sure to check out IMDB.com for more details and the latest song appearances and credits.
Both Adrian and Tom are featured in the documentary Who Killed (Or Saved!) The Music Industry directed by Story of the Year’s Ryan Phillips and Adam Russell. The documentary is described as “exploring the history, current landscape, and future of the music business, as told by those who make their living in the industry.” More information about the film can be found on FutureMachineCreative.com.
Tony, along with 80 other notable celebrities, took part in narrating UNITY, “a full-length documentary film about the destiny of humankind and the purpose of existence.”
Gwen and her two boys (Kingston and Zuma) are spotted in the audience during the Yo Gabba Gabba concert during a stop in Los Angeles from November of 2010. Kingston is also featured onstage during the show beatboxing.
Gwen was interviewed on December 6, 2011 backstage during a charity event for former backup dancer, Richard “Steelo” Vazquez, for a touching documentary on his life. Steelo suffered a traumatic brain injury and has remained close to Gwen all this time. Backstage footage with Gwen is also featured.
The documentary follows the career of Richard “Steelo” Vazquez, professional dancer, model, actor and b-boy, from the heights of his career to the depths of his injury. After a brain aneurism sidelines him, a community of dancers come together to perform and raise money for his wife and baby boy.
444 is scheduled to hit select theaters in early 2014.
Gwen was interviewed and featured in a mini-documentary created for Elle magazine’s feature, Women In Music. It also included some rare behind-the-scenes footage from her past photo shoots with the publication.
Gwen appeared in a trailer for The Lazarus Effect in 2009.
The Lazarus Effect is a 2010 documentary film about the positive impact of free antiretroviral drug therapy on HIV/AIDS patients in Africa. It was directed by Lance Bangs, and executive produced by Spike Jonze, after an organizer from AIDS awareness group (RED) suggested the project to them. The film features patients and medical staff in Zambia speaking about their experiences and was produced by (RED) and HBO. It was screened on HBO and Channel 4 in May 2010, and it is also available on YouTube.
Gwen and Tony appear as themselves while being interviewed for Fishbone’s documentary, Everyday Sunshine. The band have been huge fans of Fishbone and have worked with them in the past several times. The documentary debuted to critical acclaim during film festivals in the summer of 2010.
From the shifting faultlines of Hollywood fantasies and the economic and racial tensions of Reagan’s America, Fishbone rose and became one of the most original bands of the last 25 years. With a blistering combination of punk and funk they demolished the walls of genre and challenged the racial stereotypes and the political order of the music industry and of the nation. Everyday Sunshine is about music, history, fear, courage and funking on the one.
A very rare and hard to find documentary that follows Gwen during the later part of her Love.Angel.Music.Baby. era. Filmed entirely by her brother Todd Stefani, it’s a very personal and intimate look at her life and career, which we don’t get to see very often. The documentary is uncirculated and was never officially released, though a company in France did get their hands on an illegal copy of it. Limited copies were made and distributed. The documentary shows backstage footage during her mini radio tour in 2006, doing phone interview for the radio at home, dodging the paparazzi and recording tracks for “The Sweet Escape”.
A high quality version of Gwen’s performance with Sublime during Weenie Roast from 1995 appears on the DVD of Sublime’s compilation release, Everything Under The Sun.
Everything Under the Sun is a box set of rarities from the band Sublime. It is composed in large part of tracks that can be found on previously released bootleg albums.
Gwen appeared as herself in a documentary about KROQ’s legendary DJ and close friend of the band, Rodney Bingenheimer. Gwen was interviewed in 1996, 1997, and 2000 for the film.
Mayor of the Sunset Strip is a 2004 documentary film on the life of Rodney Bingenheimer directed by George Hickenlooper, and produced by Chris Carter.
The unreleased director’s cut of No Doubt’s video for “Hella Good” was included on the Director’s Label DVD set, Volume 4: The Work of Director Mark Romanek.
Adrian appears at the beginning of Underclassman which stars Nick Cannon.
Underclassman is a 2005 action comedy film directed by Marcos Siega, and stars Nick Cannon, Shawn Ashmore, Roselyn Sánchez, Kelly Hu, Hugh Bonneville, and Cheech Marin. It was released on September 2, 2005, having been originally set for a release in 2004.
Gwen stars as herself in this documentary.
Arquette, a self-professed lover of real music musicians sets out to find out how rockers balance their lives with art, their opinions on today’s music and who inspires them. Artists, including Stevie Nicks, Sting, Steven Tyler, Mary J. Blige, Elton John, Peter Gabriel, and Joni Mitchell, provide all the answers.
Gwen appeared as Hollywood starlet Jean Harlow in her acting debut for Martin Scorsese’s The Aviator. She starred alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in the Academy Award winning film. The part of Jean Harlow was drawn with Gwen in mind after Scorsese saw her face on a poster for Teen Vogue back in 2003.
The Aviator is a 2004 American biographical drama film directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio. The film, which centers on the life of aviation pioneer Howard Hughes, draws largely upon a biography by Charles Higham. The film centers on Hughes’ life from the late 1920s to 1947, during which time he became a successful film producer and an aviation magnate while simultaneously growing more unstable due to severe obsessive-compulsive disorder. The film was nominated for 11 Academy Awards, winning five.
Gwen appeared with then boyfriend at the time Gavin Rossdale in the Ben Stiller male model comedy, Zoolander, back in 2001. No Doubt also appeared on the soundtrack with a cover of Donna Summer’s “Love To Love You Baby”.
Zoolander is a 2001 comedy film directed by American actor and director Ben Stiller. The film contains elements from a pair of short films directed by Russell Bates and written by Drake Sather and Stiller for the VH1 Fashion Awards television specials in 1996 and 1997. The short films and the movie feature Derek Elijah Zoolander, a dimwitted male model played by Ben Stiller. The film involves Zoolander becoming a pawn in an attempt to assassinate the Prime Minister of Malaysia by corrupt fashion executives.
Tony and Gwen were interviewed for this documentary that followed and documented their friends and band, Sublime.
A look at the Long Beach, California ska-punk band told through the Skunk family and some of the band’s more famous friends. Featuring interviews by No Doubt, Pennywise, Mike Watt, The Vandals and others tell their favorite Sublime stories. Live performance footage is featured, as well as never before seen footage of the band’s private lives.
Adrian appears as a confessional dancer in this 1998 comedy.
Living Out Loud is a 1998 comedy-drama film written and directed by Richard LaGravenese. The film, set in New York City, stars Holly Hunter, Danny DeVito, Queen Latifah, Martin Donovan, and Claudia Shear.
Gwen appears in backstage footage while on tour with Bush during the summer of 1996.
Contains music videos for “Everything Zen,” “Comedown,” “Machinehead,” “Little Things,” “Greedy Fly,” and other hits, as well as footage of the band backstage at the Reading Festival, in interviews, and at their first-ever recorded show.