Click here to copy URL

Take the Tour: "Musicals"

Musicals
41
Rate great all-time musicals
  • La La Land
    United States - 2016
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    Mia, a young aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but ...
  • Cabaret
    United States - 1972
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    It is the city of Berlin in 1931, a time when political unrest racks the country, the economy has been destroyed, and millions of unemployed roam the streets. Enter into ...
  • Les Misérables
    United Kingdom - 2012
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after he breaks parole, agrees to care for factory worker Fantine's ...
  • West Side Story
    United States - 1961
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    This romantic musical update of 'Romeo and Juliet' won ten Oscars. The tale of a turf war between rival teenage gangs in Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen and the two lovers who ...
  • Singin' in the Rain
    United States - 1952
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    Silent screen stars Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont face a crisis when the advent of talkies threatens to end their careers, until Don comes up with idea of adding songs to ...
  • Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
    United States - 1954
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    Adam, the eldest of seven brothers, goes to town to get a wife. He convinces Milly to marry him that same day. They return to his backwoods home. Only then does she ...
  • On the Town
    United States - 1949
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    Three sailors -Gabey, Chip, and Ozzie- are very excited about getting a 24-hour leave and spending it in New York, New York - a wonderful town! They are especially ...
  • My Fair Lady
    United States - 1964
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    Gloriously witty adaptation of the Broadway musical about Professor Henry Higgins, who takes a bet from Colonel Pickering that he can transform unrefined, dirty Cockney ...
  • Hair
    United States - 1979
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    Hair is a 1979 film adaptation of the 1968 Broadway musical of the same title about a Vietnam war draftee who meets and befriends a tribe of long-haired hippies on his ...
  • Frozen
    United States - 2013
    Director:
    Cast:
    Animation, Voice: Kristen Bell ...
    Synopsis:
    Fearless optimist Anna teams up with Kristoff in an epic journey, encountering Everest-like conditions, and a hilarious snowman named Olaf in a race to find Anna's sister ...
  • Grease
    United States - 1978
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    'Grease', the movie version of the popular musical, is an idyllic portrayal of high school infatuation and 50's cool. Danny (John Travolta) and Sandy (Olivia Newton-John) ...
  • Gigi
    United States - 1958
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    Gaston (Jordan), the scion of a wealthy Parisian family finds emotional refuge from the superficial lifestyle of upper class Parisian 1900s society with the former ...
  • Dirty Dancing
    United States - 1987
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    Summer of 1963. Headstrong 17-year-old Baby Houseman hardly expects her family's usual summer vacation in the Catskills to be momentous. But then Baby spies Johnny ...
  • An American in Paris
    United States - 1951
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    One of the greatest of 1950s screen musicals is a happy collaboration between the grace and athleticism of Gene Kelly and colourful palette of Vincente Minnelli. An ...
  • The Wizard of Oz
    United States - 1939
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    Dorothy lives on a farm in Kansas until a cyclone arrives, and picks her, her house, and her dog up and deposits them in the land of Oz. Things in Oz are strange and ...
  • Flashdance
    United States - 1983
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    Young woman Alex (Jennifer Beals) strives to achieve success as a classical dancer, but economic forces require her to work as a welder by day and an exotic dancer by ...
  • Fame
    United States - 1980
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    At the New York City High School for the Performing Arts, students get specialized training that often leads to success as actors, singers, etc. This movie follows four ...
  • Saturday Night Fever
    United States - 1977
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    The film that made John Travolta a household name is set in Brooklyn to the popular dance music of the Bee Gees. Tony Manero (Travolta) is a paint-store clerk who becomes ...
  • The Wall
    United Kingdom - 1982
    Director:
    Cast:
    Animation, Bob Geldof ...
    Synopsis:
    Loosely based on the life story of Syd Barrett, Pink Floyd's original front man (who was kicked out of the band for his bizarre and disturbing behavior only to go insane ...
  • Royal Wedding
    United States - 1951
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    Tom and Ellen Bowen are a brother and sister dance act whose show closes in New York. Their agent books them in London for the same period as the Royal Wedding. They ...
  • Monty Python's The Meaning of Life
    United Kingdom - 1983
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    Why are we here, what's it all about? The Monty Python-team is trying to sort out the most important question on Earth: what is the meaning of life? They do so by ...
  • A Chorus Line
    United States - 1985
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    An adaptation of one of the most successful and unusual musicals of all time. A group of Broadway hopefuls auditioning for a place in the chorus line of a new show, ...
  • High School Musical (TV)
    United States - 2006
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    While on a New Year's Eve vacation, high school hoops star Troy & brainy Gabriella - two teens who are worlds apart - meet. During a karaoke contest they discover their ...
  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show
    United Kingdom - 1975
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    After Janet accepts Brad's marriage proposal, the happy couple drive away from Denton, Ohio, only to get lost in the rain. They stumble upon the castle of Dr. ...
  • Moulin Rouge
    Australia - 2001
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    Christian, a young Bohemian poet living in 1899 Paris, defies his father by joining the colorfully diverse clique inhabiting the dark, fantastical underworld of Paris' ...
  • Funny Face
    United States - 1957
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    Fashion photographer Dick Avery (Fred Astaire), in search for an intellectual backdrop for an air-headed model, expropriates a Greenwich Village bookstore. When the photo ...
  • Top Hat
    United States - 1935
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    Showman Jerry Travers is working for producer Horace Hardwick in London. Jerry demonstrates his new dance steps late one night in Horace's hotel, much to the annoyance of ...
  • Brigadoon
    United States - 1954
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    Americans Tommy Albright and Jeff Douglas, on a hunting vacation in Scotland, discover a quaint and beautiful village, Brigadoon. Strangely, the village is not on any ...
  • Chicago
    United States - 2002
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    Everyone loves a legend, but in Chicago, there's only room for one. Velma Kelley (Zeta-Jones) burns in the spotlight as a nightclub sensation. When she shoots her ...
  • Mary Poppins
    United States - 1964
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    A magical nanny takes the two young children of a wealthy London banker on a journey into playful worlds and eccentric characters, eventually showing them and their ...
  • Little Shop of Horrors
    United States - 1986
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    Seymour Krelborn is a nerdy orphan working at Mushnik's, a flower shop in urban Skid Row. He harbors a crush on fellow co-worker Audrey Fulquard, and is berated by Mr. ...
  • Hedwig and the Angry Inch
    United States - 2001
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    Hedwig (played by John Cameron Mitchell) was born as Hansel in East Berlin. In his twenties, Hansel agrees to undergo a sex change in order to marry a U.S. soldier ...
  • Hairspray
    United States - 2007
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, has only one passion--dancing. Her dream is to appear on "The Corny Collins Show," Baltimore's hippest ...
  • Dancer in the Dark
    Denmark - 2000
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    The story concerns Selma (Björk), a Czech immigrant living in 1964 Washington State with her 12-year-old son, Gene (Vladan Kostic). On the verge of blindness, Selma ...
  • Fiddler on the Roof
    United States - 1971
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    This rousing musical, based on the stories of Shalom Aleichem, takes place in pre-revolutionary Russia and centers on the life of Tevye (Topol), a milkman who is trying ...
  • This is Spinal Tap
    United States - 1984
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    Marti DiBergi is a film-maker who decides to make a documentary, a rockumentary actually, about the world's loudest band, the British heavy metal group Spinal Tap. The ...
  • Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
    United States - 2007
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    Based on the hit Broadway musical which tells the infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a ...
  • The Other Side of the Bed
    Spain - 2002
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    Two couples change partners in their search for happiness. By the way, they all sing and dance.
  • The Blues Brothers
    United States - 1980
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    Upon Jakes release from prison, the brothers are reunited and visit the orphanage they grew up in--only to discover that it is in danger of being shut down by the county ...
  • Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (TV Miniseries)
    United States - 2008
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    Aspiring super-villain Dr. Horrible (Neil Patrick Harris) has his own video blog and is trying to join the prestigious Evil League of Evil, however, his dastardly deeds ...
  • All That Jazz
    United States - 1979
    Director:
    Cast:
    Synopsis:
    Bob Fosse's semi-autobiographical film celebrates show business stripped of glitz or giddy illusions. Joe Gideon (Roy Scheider) is at the top of the heap, one of the most ...
Movies from this Rating List. (Click on a movie to rate it)
  • La La Land
  • Cabaret
  • Les Misérables
  • West Side Story
  • Singin' in the Rain
  • Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
  • On the Town
  • My Fair Lady
  • Hair
  • Frozen
  • Grease
  • Gigi
  • Dirty Dancing
  • An American in Paris
  • The Wizard of Oz
  • Flashdance
  • Fame
  • Saturday Night Fever
  • The Wall
  • Royal Wedding
  • Monty Python's The Meaning of Life
  • A Chorus Line
  • High School Musical (TV)
  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • Moulin Rouge
  • Funny Face
  • Top Hat
  • Brigadoon
  • Chicago
  • Mary Poppins
  • Little Shop of Horrors
  • Hedwig and the Angry Inch
  • Hairspray
  • Dancer in the Dark
  • Fiddler on the Roof
  • This is Spinal Tap
  • Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
  • The Other Side of the Bed
  • The Blues Brothers
  • Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (TV Miniseries)
  • All That Jazz
arrow