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The Best Movie Musicals Of All-Time

“What are the best Musicals Movies?” We looked at 222 of the top Musicals films, aggregating and ranking them so we could answer that very question!

The top 46 films, all appearing on 5 or more “Best Musicals” movie lists, are ranked below by how many times they appear. The remaining 150+ movies, as well as the sources we used, are in alphabetical order on the bottom of the page.

Happy Scrolling!



Top 46 Best Musicals Movies Ever Made



46 .) Aladdin (1992) directed by Ron Clements

Aladdin (1992)

Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB 2
  • On Stage Blog
  • Ranker
  • The Ringer
  • Yoakumisd

Princess Jasmine grows tired of being forced to remain in the palace, so she sneaks out into the marketplace, in disguise, where she meets street-urchin Aladdin. The couple falls in love, although Jasmine may only marry a prince. After being thrown in jail, Aladdin becomes embroiled in a plot to find a mysterious lamp, with which the evil Jafar hopes to rule the land.



45 .) Brigadoon (1954) directed by Vincente Minnelli

Brigadoon (1954)

Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • List Challenges
  • Yoakumisd
  • Yoakumisd

Americans Jeff and Tommy, hunting in Scotland, stumble upon a village – Brigadoon. They soon learn that the town appears once every 100 years in order to preserve its peace and special beauty. The citizens go to bed at night and when they wake up, it’s 100 years later. Tommy falls in love with a beautiful young woman, Fiona, and is torn between staying or going back to his hectic life in New York.



44 .) Jailhouse Rock (1957) directed by Richard Thorpe

Jailhouse Rock (1957)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Ambient Mixer
  • BFI
  • IMDB 2
  • NY Times
  • Yoakumisd

After serving time for manslaughter, young Vince Everett becomes a teenage rock star.



43 .) Show Boat (1951) directed by George Sidney

Show Boat (1951)

Lists It Appears On:

  • AFI
  • IMDB 2
  • Time Out
  • Vulture
  • Yoakumisd

A dashing Mississippi river gambler wins the affections of the daughter of the owner of the Show Boat.



42 .) Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007) directed by Tim Burton

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)

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  • Next Best Picture
  • Points Prizes
  • Ranker
  • Screen Crush
  • Yoakumisd

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 sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.



41 .) The Phantom of the Opera (2004) directed by Joel Schumacher

The Phantom of the Opera (2004)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Buzzfeed
  • IMDB 2
  • Ranker
  • Teen Vogue
  • Yoakumisd

Deformed since birth, a bitter man known only as the Phantom lives in the sewers underneath the Paris Opera House. He falls in love with the obscure chorus singer Christine, and privately tutors her while terrorizing the rest of the opera house and demanding Christine be given lead roles. Things get worse when Christine meets back up with her childhood acquaintance Raoul and the two fall in love



40 .) The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964) directed by Jacques Demy

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)

Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • Independent
  • The Guardian
  • Time Out
  • Yoakumisd

This simple romantic tragedy begins in 1957. Guy Foucher, a 20-year-old French auto mechanic, has fallen in love with 17-year-old Geneviève Emery, an employee in her widowed mother’s chic but financially embattled umbrella shop. On the evening before Guy is to leave for a two-year tour of combat in Algeria, he and Geneviève make love. She becomes pregnant and must choose between waiting for Guy’s return or accepting an offer of marriage from a wealthy diamond merchant.



39 .) The Wiz (1978) directed by Sidney Lumet

The Wiz (1978)

Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB 2
  • List Challenges
  • Teen Vogue
  • The Ringer
  • Yoakumisd

A Thanksgiving dinner brings a host of family together in a Harlem apartment, where a 24-year-old schoolteacher named Dorothy Gale (Diana Ross) lives with her Aunt Em (Theresa Merritt) and Uncle Henry (Stanley Greene). Extremely introverted, she has, as Aunt Em teases her, “never been south of 125th Street”, and refuses to move out and on with her life.



38 .) Victor Victoria (1982) directed by Blake Edwards

Victor Victoria (1982)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Buzzfeed
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • List Challenges
  • Yoakumisd

A struggling female soprano finds work playing a male female impersonator, but it complicates her personal life.



37 .) 42nd Street (1933) directed by Lloyd Bacon

42nd Street (1933)

Lists It Appears On:

  • AFI
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • RD
  • Time Out
  • Yoakumisd

A producer puts on what may be his last Broadway show, and at the last moment a chorus girl has to replace the star.



36 .) Gigi (1958) directed by Vincente Minnelli

Gigi (1958)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Den Of Geek
  • EW
  • EW
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Yoakumisd

A home, a motorcar, servants, the latest fashions: the most eligible and most finicky bachelor in Paris offers them all to Gigi. But she, who’s gone from girlish gawkishness to cultured glamour before our eyes, yearns for that wonderful something money can’t buy.



35 .) La La Land (2016) directed by Damien Chazelle

La La Land (2016)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Independent
  • Next Best Picture
  • Points Prizes
  • Screen Crush
  • Teen Vogue
  • The Ringer

Mia, an 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 as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.



34 .) Les Misérables (2012) directed by Tom Hooper

Les Misérables (2012)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Buzzfeed
  • Next Best Picture
  • Points Prizes
  • Ranker
  • RD
  • Teen Vogue

An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo’s classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean seeks redemption.



33 .) Little Shop of Horrors (1986) directed by Frank Oz

Little Shop of Horrors (1986)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Buzzfeed
  • IMDB 2
  • List Challenges
  • The Ringer
  • Time Out
  • Yoakumisd

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. Mushnik daily. One day as Seymour is seeking a new mysterious plant, he finds a very mysterious unidentified plant which he calls Audrey II. The plant seems to have a craving for blood and soon begins to sing for his supper.



32 .) Mamma Mia! (2008) directed by Phyllida Lloyd

Mamma Mia! (2008)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Buzzfeed
  • IMDB 2
  • Ranker
  • Teen Vogue
  • The Ringer
  • Yoakumisd

An independent, single mother who owns a small hotel on a Greek island is about to marry off the spirited young daughter she’s raised alone. But, the daughter has secretly invited three of her mother’s ex-lovers in the hopes of finding her biological father.



31 .) White Christmas (1954) directed by Michael Curtiz

White Christmas (1954)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Den Of Geek
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Teen Vogue
  • Vulture
  • Yoakumisd

Two talented song-and-dance men team up after the war to become one of the hottest acts in show business. In time they befriend and become romantically involved with the beautiful Haynes sisters who comprise a sister act.



30 .) All That Jazz (1979) directed by Bob Fosse

All That Jazz (1979)

Lists It Appears On:

  • AFI
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • List Challenges
  • The Ringer
  • Time Out
  • Yoakumisd

Joe Gideon is at the top of the heap, one of the most successful directors and choreographers in musical theater. But he can feel his world slowly collapsing around him – his obsession with work has almost destroyed his personal life, and only his bottles of pills keep him going.



29 .) Beauty and the Beast (1991) directed by Gary Trousdale

Beauty and the Beast (1991)

Lists It Appears On:

  • AFI
  • IMDB 2
  • NY Times
  • On Stage Blog
  • Ranker
  • The Ringer
  • Yoakumisd

Follow the adventures of Belle, a bright young woman who finds herself in the castle of a prince who’s been turned into a mysterious beast. With the help of the castle’s enchanted staff, Belle soon learns the most important lesson of all – that true beauty comes from within.



28 .) Guys and Dolls (1955) directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Guys and Dolls (1955)

Lists It Appears On:

  • AFI
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • List Challenges
  • Live About
  • Vulture
  • Yoakumisd

Gambler Nathan Detroit has few options for the location of his big craps game. Needing $1,000 to pay a garage owner to host the game, Nathan bets Sky Masterson that Sky cannot get virtuous Sarah Brown out on a date. Despite some resistance, Sky negotiates a date with her in exchange for bringing people into her mission. Meanwhile, Nathan’s longtime fiancée, Adelaide, wants him to go legit and marry her.



27 .) On the Town (1949) directed by Stanley Donen

On the Town (1949)

Lists It Appears On:

  • AFI
  • EW
  • EW
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Time Out
  • Yoakumisd

Three sailors – Gabey, Chip and Ozzie – let loose on a 24-hour pass in New York and the Big Apple will never be the same! Gabey falls head over heels for “Miss Turnstiles of the Month” (he thinks she’s a high society deb when she’s really a ’cooch dancer at Coney Island); innocent Chip gets highjacked (literally) by a lady cab driver; and Ozzie becomes the object of interest of a gorgeous anthropologist who thinks he’s the perfect example of a “prehistoric man”. Wonderful music and terrific shots of New York at its best. ×



26 .) The King and I (1956) directed by Walter Lang

The King and I (1956)

Lists It Appears On:

  • BFI
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  • IMDB 2
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  • Live About
  • Ranker
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Widowed Welsh mother Anna Loenowens becomes a governess and English tutor to the wives and many children of the stubborn King Mongkut of Siam. Anna and the King have a clash of personalities as she works to teach the royal family about the English language, customs and etiquette, and rushes to prepare a party for a group of European diplomats who must change their opinions about the King.



25 .) The Lion King (1994) directed by Roger Allers

The Lion King (1994)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Ambient Mixer
  • IMDB 2
  • Independent
  • On Stage Blog
  • Ranker
  • The Ringer
  • Yoakumisd

A young lion cub named Simba can’t wait to be king. But his uncle craves the title for himself and will stop at nothing to get it.



24 .) Top Hat (1935) directed by Mark Sandrich

Top Hat (1935)

Lists It Appears On:

  • AFI
  • Den Of Geek
  • IMDB
  • Independent
  • Live About
  • Vulture
  • Yoakumisd

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 sleeping Dale Tremont below. She goes upstairs to complain and the two are immediately attracted to each other. Complications arise when Dale mistakes Jerry for Horace.



23 .) An American in Paris (1951) directed by Vincente Minnelli

An American in Paris (1951)

Lists It Appears On:

  • AFI
  • BFI
  • Den Of Geek
  • IMDB
  • Independent
  • Time Out
  • Vulture
  • Yoakumisd

Jerry Mulligan is an exuberant American expatriate in Paris trying to make a reputation as a painter. His friend Adam is a struggling concert pianist who’s a long time associate of a famous French singer, Henri Baurel. A lonely society woman, Milo Roberts, takes Jerry under her wing and supports him, but is interested in more than his art.



22 .) Oliver! (1968) directed by Carol Reed

Oliver! (1968)

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  • Buzzfeed
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • List Challenges
  • RD
  • The Guardian
  • Yoakumisd
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Musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist, a classic tale of an orphan who runs away from the workhouse and joins up with a group of boys headed by the Artful Dodger and trained to be pickpockets by master thief Fagin.



21 .) Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954) directed by Stanley Donen

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954)

Lists It Appears On:

  • AFI
  • Buzzfeed
  • Den Of Geek
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Ranker
  • Vulture
  • Yoakumisd

In 1850 Oregon, when a backwoodsman brings a wife home to his farm, his six brothers decide that they want to get married too.



20 .) The Band Wagon (1953) directed by Vincente Minnelli

The Band Wagon (1953)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Den Of Geek
  • EW
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • NY Times
  • Time Out
  • Vulture
  • Yoakumisd

A Broadway artiste turns a faded film star’s comeback vehicle into an artsy flop.



19 .) The Music Man (1962) directed by Morton DaCosta

The Music Man (1962)

Lists It Appears On:

  • EW
  • EW
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • List Challenges
  • Ranker
  • Time Out
  • Yoakumisd

A con man comes to an Iowa town with a scam using a boy’s marching band program, but things don’t go according to plan.



18 .) The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) directed by Jim Sharman

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Buzzfeed
  • IMDB 2
  • Independent
  • Points Prizes
  • Ranker
  • Time Out
  • Yoakumisd
  • Yoakumisd

Sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker and a creepy butler. Through elaborate dances and rock songs, Frank-N-Furter unveils his latest creation: a muscular man named ‘Rocky’.



17 .) Dreamgirls (2006) directed by Bill Condon

Dreamgirls (2006)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Ambient Mixer
  • IMDB 2
  • Next Best Picture
  • RD
  • Screen Crush
  • Teen Vogue
  • The Ringer
  • Time Out
  • Yoakumisd

Three young women dream of becoming pop stars—and get their wish when they’re chosen to be backup singers for the legendary James ‘Thunder’ Early.



16 .) Fiddler on the Roof (1971) directed by Norman Jewison

Fiddler on the Roof (1971)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Buzzfeed
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • List Challenges
  • Points Prizes
  • Ranker
  • Teen Vogue
  • Time Out
  • Yoakumisd

This lavishly produced and critically acclaimed screen adaptation of the international stage sensation tells the life-affirming story of Tevye (Topol), a poor milkman whose love, pride and faith help him face the oppression of turn-of-the-century Czarist Russia. Nominated for eight Academy Awards.



15 .) Funny Girl (1968) directed by William Wyler

Funny Girl (1968)

Lists It Appears On:

  • AFI
  • Buzzfeed
  • EW
  • EW
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • List Challenges
  • Time Out
  • Yoakumisd

The story of the life of comedienne Fanny Brice, from her early days in the Jewish slums of the Lower East Side, to the height of her career with the Ziegfeld Follies, including her marriage to and eventual divorce from her first husband, Nick Arnstein.



14 .) Hairspray (2007) directed by Adam Shankman

Hairspray (2007)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Buzzfeed
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Points Prizes
  • Ranker
  • Screen Crush
  • Teen Vogue
  • The Ringer
  • Yoakumisd

Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad auditions to be on Baltimore’s most popular dance show – The Corny Collins Show – and lands a prime spot. Through her newfound fame, she becomes determined to help her friends and end the racial segregation that has been a staple of the show.



13 .) A Star Is Born (1954) directed by George Cukor

A Star Is Born (1954)

Lists It Appears On:

  • BFI
  • EW
  • EW
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • List Challenges
  • Live About
  • The Ringer
  • Time Out
  • Vulture

A movie star helps a young singer/actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.



12 .) Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) directed by Howard Hawks

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

Lists It Appears On:

  • BFI
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Independent
  • NY Times
  • RD
  • Teen Vogue
  • Time Out
  • Vulture
  • Yoakumisd

Lorelei Lee is a beautiful showgirl engaged to be married to the wealthy Gus Esmond, much to the disapproval of Gus’ rich father, Esmond Sr., who thinks that Lorelei is just after his money. When Lorelei goes on a cruise accompanied only by her best friend, Dorothy Shaw, Esmond Sr. hires Ernie Malone, a private detective, to follow her and report any questionable behavior that would disqualify her from the marriage.



11 .) My Fair Lady (1964) directed by George Cukor

My Fair Lady (1964)

Lists It Appears On:

  • AFI
  • Buzzfeed
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Independent
  • List Challenges
  • Ranker
  • Teen Vogue
  • The Guardian
  • Yoakumisd

A snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.



10 .) Grease (1978) directed by Randal Kleiser

Grease (1978)

Lists It Appears On:

  • AFI
  • Ambient Mixer
  • IMDB 2
  • Independent
  • Points Prizes
  • Ranker
  • RD
  • Teen Vogue
  • The Guardian
  • Time Out
  • Yoakumisd

Australian good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. But when they unexpectedly discover they’re now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance despite their eccentric friends?



9 .) Mary Poppins (1964) directed by Robert Stevenson

Mary Poppins (1964)

Lists It Appears On:

  • AFI
  • Den Of Geek
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Independent
  • List Challenges
  • NY Times
  • Ranker
  • Teen Vogue
  • Time Out
  • Yoakumisd

A magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father.



8 .) Moulin Rouge! (2001) directed by Baz Luhrmann

Moulin Rouge! (2001)

Lists It Appears On:

  • AFI
  • Buzzfeed
  • IMDB 2
  • Independent
  • Next Best Picture
  • Points Prizes
  • Ranker
  • Screen Crush
  • Teen Vogue
  • The Ringer
  • Yoakumisd

A celebration of love and creative inspiration takes place in the infamous, gaudy and glamorous Parisian nightclub, at the cusp of the 20th century. A young poet, who is plunged into the heady world of Moulin Rouge, begins a passionate affair with the club’s most notorious and beautiful star.



7 .) Meet Me in St. Louis (1944) directed by Vincente Minnelli

Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)

Lists It Appears On:

  • AFI
  • Buzzfeed
  • Den Of Geek
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • List Challenges
  • Live About
  • NY Times
  • Ranker
  • The Guardian
  • Time Out
  • Vulture
  • Yoakumisd

In the year before the 1904 St Louis World’s Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York.



6 .) The Sound of Music (1965) directed by Robert Wise

The Sound of Music (1965)

Lists It Appears On:

  • AFI
  • Ambient Mixer
  • Buzzfeed
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Independent
  • List Challenges
  • NY Times
  • Points Prizes
  • Ranker
  • RD
  • Teen Vogue
  • Time Out
  • Yoakumisd

A tomboyish postulant at an Austrian abbey becomes a governess in the home of a widowed naval captain with seven children, and brings a new love of life and music into the home.



5 .) The Wizard of Oz (1939) directed by Victor Fleming

The Wizard of Oz (1939)

Lists It Appears On:

  • AFI
  • Ambient Mixer
  • Buzzfeed
  • Den Of Geek
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Independent
  • List Challenges
  • NY Times
  • Points Prizes
  • Ranker
  • Teen Vogue
  • Time Out
  • Vulture

Young Dorothy finds herself in a magical world where she makes friends with a lion, a scarecrow and a tin man as they make their way along the yellow brick road to talk with the Wizard and ask for the things they miss most in their lives. The Wicked Witch of the West is the only thing that could stop them.



4 .) Chicago (2002) directed by Rob Marshall

Chicago (2002)

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  • AFI
  • Ambient Mixer
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  • IMDB
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  • Independent
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  • Next Best Picture
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  • Ranker
  • RD
  • Screen Crush
  • Teen Vogue
  • Time Out
  • Yoakumisd

Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.



3 .) West Side Story (1961) directed by Jerome Robbins

West Side Story (1961)

Lists It Appears On:

  • AFI
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  • Live About
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  • Teen Vogue
  • The Guardian
  • Time Out

In the slums of the upper West Side of Manhattan, New York, a gang of Polish-American teenagers called the Jets compete with a rival gang of recently immigrated Puerto Ricans, the Sharks, to “own” the neighborhood streets. Tensions are high between the gangs but two kids, one from each rival gang, fall in love leading to tragedy.



2 .) Cabaret (1972) directed by Bob Fosse

Cabaret (1972)

Lists It Appears On:

  • AFI
  • Buzzfeed
  • EW
  • EW
  • IMDB
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  • Independent
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  • Live About
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  • Teen Vogue
  • The Guardian
  • Time Out
  • Yoakumisd

Inside the Kit Kat Club of 1931 Berlin, starry-eyed singer Sally Bowles and an impish emcee sound the clarion call to decadent fun, while outside a certain political party grows into a brutal force.



1 .) Singin’ in the Rain (1952) directed by Stanley Donen

Singin' in the Rain (1952)

Lists It Appears On:

  • AFI
  • Ambient Mixer
  • BFI
  • Buzzfeed
  • Den Of Geek
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Independent
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  • Live About
  • NY Times
  • Points Prizes
  • Ranker
  • RD
  • Teen Vogue
  • The Guardian
  • Time Out
  • Vulture

In 1927 Hollywood, a silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound.



 


The 150+ Additional Best Musicals Films



 

# Movies Directors Lists
47 Bye Bye Birdie (1963) George Sidney IMDB 2
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48 Dancer in the Dark (2000)   Independent
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49 Enchanted (2007)   Next Best Picture
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50 Hello, Dolly! (1969) Gene Kelly IMDB
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51 Jesus Christ Superstar (1973) Norman Jewison IMDB
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52 Oklahoma! (1955) Fred Zinnemann IMDB
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53 Once (2007)   Buzzfeed
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54 Rent (2005) Chris Columbus Buzzfeed
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55 Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967) George Roy Hill IMDB
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56 Tommy (1975) Ken Russell IMDB 2
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57 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) Mel Stuart IMDB 2
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58 A Chorus Line (1985) Richard Attenborough IMDB
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59 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966) Richard Lester IMDB
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60 Annie (1982) John Huston IMDB 2
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61 Annie Get Your Gun (1950) George Sidney IMDB 2
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62 Anything Goes (1956) Robert Lewis IMDB 2
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63 Babes in Toyland (1960) Jack Donohue IMDB 2
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64 Bugsy Malone (1976)   Buzzfeed
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65 Camelot (1967) Joshua Logan IMDB
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66 Carmen Jones (1954)   BFI
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67 Frozen   Next Best Picture
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68 Godspell (1973) David Greene Buzzfeed
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69 Gypsy (1962) Mervyn LeRoy IMDB 2
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70 Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)   Screen Crush
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71 How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967) David Swift IMDB 2
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72 Kiss Me Kate (1953) George Sidney IMDB
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73 Love Me Tonight (1932) Rouben Mamoulian EW
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74 Paint Your Wagon (1969) Joshua Logan IMDB
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75 Porgy and Bess (1959) Otto Preminger IMDB 2
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76 Purple Rain (1984)   Ambient Mixer
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77 Sing Street (2016)   Next Best Picture
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78 South Pacific (1958) Joshua Logan IMDB
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79 South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut   On Stage Blog
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80 Sweet Charity (1969) Bob Fosse Buzzfeed
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81 The Little Mermaid   On Stage Blog
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82 The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) Henry Selick IMDB 2
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83 Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)   AFI
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84 Yentl (1983) Barbra Streisand IMDB
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85 1776 (1972) Peter H. Hunt IMDB 2
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86 A Little Night Music (1977) Harold Prince IMDB 2
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87 Babes in Arms (1939) Busby Berkeley IMDB
Yoakumisd
88 Cabin in the Sky (1943)   Independent
Vulture
89 Carousel (1956) Henry King IMDB 2
Yoakumisd
90 Cover Girl (1944) Charles Vidor IMDB
Vulture
91 Damn Yankees (1958) George Abbott IMDB 2
List Challenges
92 Fame (1980) Alan Parker IMDB 2
Teen Vogue
93 Funny Face (1957)   BFI
Teen Vogue
94 Hair (1979) Milos Forman IMDB 2
Yoakumisd
95 High Society (1956) Charles Walters BFI
IMDB
96 Into the Woods (2014)   Screen Crush
Time Out
97 It’s Always Fair Weather (1955) Stanley Donen IMDB
NY Times
98 Labyrinth (1986)   Buzzfeed
The Ringer
99 Mame (1974) Gene Saks IMDB 2
Yoakumisd
100 Nashville (1975)   Points Prizes
Time Out
101 Pal Joey (1957) George Sidney IMDB
Yoakumisd
102 Pennies From Heaven   The Ringer
Yoakumisd
103 School of Rock (2003)   Ambient Mixer
The Ringer
104 Silk Stockings (1957) Rouben Mamoulian BFI
IMDB 2
105 Stormy Weather (1943)   Vulture
Yoakumisd
106 Swing Time (1936)   Den Of Geek
EW
107 The Fantasticks (1995) Michael Ritchie IMDB 2
List Challenges
108 The Harvey Girls (1946) George Sidney IMDB 2
List Challenges
109 The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996) Gary Trousdale IMDB 2
On Stage Blog
110 The Muppet Movie   The Ringer
Yoakumisd
111 The Pirates of Penzance (1983) Wilford Leach IMDB 2
List Challenges
112 The Producers (2005) Susan Stroman IMDB 2
List Challenges
113 8 Mile (2002)   Ambient Mixer
114 8 Women (2002)   Screen Crush
115 A Hard Day’s Night   NY Times
116 Across the Universe (2007) Julie Taymor IMDB 2
117 Almost Famous (2000)   Ambient Mixer
118 Anastasia   On Stage Blog
119 Anchors Aweigh   Yoakumisd
120 Annie (2014)   Teen Vogue
121 BAND WAGON, THE   AFI
122 Bathing Beauty (1944)   Vulture
123 Beauty and the Beast (2017)   Teen Vogue
124 Bells Are Ringing (1960) Vincente Minnelli IMDB 2
125 Big Time Rush   Points Prizes
126 Bye Bye Birdie (1995 TV Movie) Gene Saks IMDB 2
127 Calamity Jane (1953)   Buzzfeed
128 Can-Can (1960) Walter Lang IMDB
129 Carmen: a Hip-Hopera (2001)   Teen Vogue
130 Chi-Raq (2015)   Screen Crush
131 Coco   The Ringer
132 Country Strong   The Ringer
133 Crazy Ex-Girlfriend   Points Prizes
134 Cry-Baby   The Ringer
135 Daddy Long Legs (1955) Jean Negulesco IMDB
136 De-Lovely (2004) Irwin Winkler IMDB
137 Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog   Points Prizes
138 Easter Parade (1948) Charles Walters IMDB 2
139 Empire   Points Prizes
140 Everyone Says I Love You (1996) Woody Allen IMDB
141 Evita (1996) Alan Parker IMDB 2
142 Fame (2009) Kevin Tancharoen IMDB 2
143 Finian’s Rainbow (1968) Francis Ford Coppola IMDB 2
144 Flight Of The Conchords   Points Prizes
145 Footlight Parade   NY Times
146 For Me and My Gal (1942)   Vulture
147 Galavant   Points Prizes
148 Girl Crazy (1943) Norman Taurog IMDB 2
149 Glee   Points Prizes
150 God Help the Girl (2014)   Screen Crush
151 Gold Diggers of 1933   Yoakumisd
152 Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench (2009)   Screen Crush
153 Gypsy (1993 TV Movie) Emile Ardolino IMDB 2
154 Hercules   The Ringer
155 Holiday Inn   Yoakumisd
156 Hum Aapke Hain Koun?   Yoakumisd
157 Josie and the Pussycats (2001)   Screen Crush
158 KING AND I, THE   AFI
159 Kismet   Yoakumisd
160 La Vie en Rose (2007) Olivier Dahan IMDB 2
161 Lagaan (2001)   Screen Crush
162 Les Girls (1957) George Cukor IMDB
163 Li’l Abner (1959) Melvin Frank IMDB 2
164 London Road (2015)   Screen Crush
165 Mack the Knife (1989) Menahem Golan IMDB 2
166 Marat/Sade   Yoakumisd
167 Moana   The Ringer
168 Mulan   The Ringer
169 Naughty Marietta   Yoakumisd
170 Night and Day (1946) Michael Curtiz IMDB 2
171 Nine (2009) Rob Marshall IMDB 2
172 Office (2015)   Screen Crush
173 Peter Pan (1960 TV Movie) Vincent J. Donehue IMDB 2
174 Pinocchio   Yoakumisd
175 Pippin: His Life and Times (1981 TV Movie) David Sheehan IMDB 2
176 Pitch Perfect   The Ringer
177 Popeye   Yoakumisd
178 Ray (2004)   Ambient Mixer
179 Repo! The Genetic Opera   Points Prizes
180 Rock ‘n’ Roll High School   The Ringer
181 Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)   Teen Vogue
182 Royal Wedding (1951) Stanley Donen IMDB
183 Saturday Night Fever (1977)   Ambient Mixer
184 Scrooge (1970) Ronald Neame IMDB
185
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967)
  Ambient Mixer
186 Smash   Points Prizes
187 Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs   Yoakumisd
188 South Pacific (2001 TV Movie) Richard Pearce IMDB 2
189 Star   Points Prizes
190 STAR IS BORN, A   AFI
191 Straight Outta Compton   The Ringer
192 Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943)   Vulture
193 That Night in Rio (1941)   Vulture
194 That Thing You Do!   The Ringer
195 The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas   The Ringer
196 The Blues Brothers (1980)   Ambient Mixer
197 The Broadway Melody Series   Vulture
198 The Gay Divorcee   Yoakumisd
199 The Glenn Miller Story (1954) Anthony Mann IMDB
200 The Great Ziegfeld (1936)   Vulture
201 The Greatest Showman   The Ringer
202 The Happiest Millionaire (1967) Norman Tokar IMDB 2
203 The Jazz Singer   Yoakumisd
204 The Last Five Years (2014)   Screen Crush
205 The Mikado (1939) Victor Schertzinger IMDB 2
206 The Muppets Take Manhattan   The Ringer
207 The Music Man (2003 TV Movie) Jeff Bleckner IMDB 2
208 The Pajama Game   Yoakumisd
209 The Pirate (1948) Vincente Minnelli IMDB
210 The Prince of Egypt   On Stage Blog
211 The Unsinkable Molly Brown   Yoakumisd
212 Till the Clouds Roll By (1946)   Vulture
213 Viva Las Vegas (1964) George Sidney IMDB
214 Waiting for Guffman   The Ringer
215 Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story   The Ringer
216 Walk The Line (2005)   Ambient Mixer
217 What’s Love Got to Do with It (1993)   Ambient Mixer
218 Why Do Fools Fall In Love (1998)   Ambient Mixer
219 Words and Music   Yoakumisd
220 Xanadu   Yoakumisd
221 Yellow Submarine   Yoakumisd
222 You Were Never Lovelier (1942)   Vulture

 


 


24 Best Musicals Film Sources/Lists



Source Article
AFI AFI’s Greatest Movie Musicals
Ambient Mixer 20 Of The Best Musical Movies Of All Time
BFI 10 great American musicals of the 1950s
Buzzfeed 27 Movies Every Musical Nerd Absolutely Has To See
Den Of Geek Best 11 Classic Movie Musicals
EW 25 Greatest Movie Musicals of All Time!
IMDB The 57 best musical films of all time
IMDB 2 Top 100 Greatest Musicals
Independent The 20 greatest movie musicals of all time
List Challenges IMDb: Top 100 Greatest Musicals
Live About Best 8 Classic Musical Movies to See
Next Best Picture The Top Movie Musicals Of The 21st Century So Far
NY Times Classic Musicals
On Stage Blog The 10 Greatest Animated Movie Musicals of the Past 30 Years
Points Prizes The Best Musical Films And TV Shows
Ranker The Best Musical Movies of All Time
RD The Best Movie Musicals of All Time
Screen Crush The 21 Best Movie Musicals Of The 21st Century
Teen Vogue The 30 Best Movie Musicals Ever
The Guardian Top 10 musicals
The Ringer The 40 Best Movie Musicals of the Past 40 Years
Time Out Best musical movies of all time from 42nd Street to Into the Woods
Vulture The 25 Best Golden-Age Movie Musicals
Yoakumisd The Top 100 Movie Musicals of All Time

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