Best Musical Movies

Tangled

Tangled

Tangled
IMDb: 7.7
100 min

When the kingdom\'s most wanted-and most charming-bandit Flynn Rider hides out in a mysterious tower, he\'s taken hostage by Rapunzel, a beautiful and feisty tower-bound teen with 70 feet of magical, golden hair. Flynn\'s curious captor, who\'s looking for her ticket out of the tower where she\'s been locked away for years, strikes a deal with the handsome thief and the unlikely duo sets off on an action-packed escapade, complete with a super-cop horse, an over-protective chameleon and a gruff gang of pub thugs.

3 Idiots

3 Idiots

3 Idiots
IMDb: 8.4
170 min

In the tradition of “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” comes this refreshing comedy about a rebellious prankster with a crafty mind and a heart of gold. Rascal. Joker. Dreamer. Genius... You\'ve never met a college student quite like \"Rancho.\" From the moment he arrives at India\'s most prestigious university, Rancho\'s outlandish schemes turn the campus upside down—along with the lives of his two newfound best friends. Together, they make life miserable for \"Virus,\" the school’s uptight and heartless dean. But when Rancho catches the eye of the dean\'s sexy daughter, Virus sets his sights on flunking out the \"3 idiots\" once and for all.

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Sita Sings the Blues

Sita Sings the Blues

Sita Sings the Blues
IMDb: 7.6
81

An animated version of the epic Indian tale of Ramayana set to the 1920s jazz vocals of Annette Hanshaw.

Memories of Matsuko

Memories of Matsuko

Memories of Matsuko
IMDb: 7.9
130

While combing through the belongings of his recently deceased aunt, Matsuko, nephew Sho pieces together the crucial events that sank Matsuko's life into a despairing tragedy.

Dancer in the Dark

Dancer in the Dark

Dancer in the Dark
IMDb: 8.0
140 min

Selma, a Czech immigrant on the verge of blindness, struggles to make ends meet for herself and her son, who has inherited the same genetic disorder and will suffer the same fate without an expensive operation. When life gets too difficult, Selma learns to cope through her love of musicals, escaping life\'s troubles - even if just for a moment - by dreaming up little numbers to the rhythmic beats of her surroundings.

South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut

South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut

South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut
IMDb: 7.7
81 min

When the four boys see an R-rated movie featuring Canadians Terrance and Philip, they are pronounced \"corrupted\", and their parents pressure the United States to wage war against Canada.

The Lion King

The Lion King

The Lion King
IMDb: 8.5
89 min

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.

The Nightmare Before Christmas

The Nightmare Before Christmas

The Nightmare Before Christmas
IMDb: 8.0
76 min

Tired of scaring humans every October 31 with the same old bag of tricks, Jack Skellington, the spindly king of Halloween Town, kidnaps Santa Claus and plans to deliver shrunken heads and other ghoulish gifts to children on Christmas morning. But as Christmas approaches, Jack\'s rag-doll girlfriend, Sally, tries to foil his misguided plans.

Aladdin

Aladdin

Aladdin
IMDb: 8.0
90 min

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.

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast
IMDb: 8.0
84 min

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.

The Blues Brothers

The Blues Brothers

The Blues Brothers
IMDb: 7.9
133 min

Jake Blues is just out of jail, and teams up with his brother, Elwood on a \'mission from God\' to raise funds for the orphanage in which they grew up. The only thing they can do is do what they do best: play music. So they get their old band together, and set out on their way—while getting in a bit of trouble here and there.

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
IMDb: 7.6
74

Whether we’re young or forever young at heart, the Hundred Acre Wood calls to that place in each of us that still believes in magic. Join pals Pooh, Piglet, Kanga, Roo, Owl, Rabbit, Tigger and Christopher Robin as they enjoy their days together and sing their way through adventures.

Cabaret

Cabaret

Cabaret
IMDb: 7.8
124 min

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.

Fiddler on the Roof

Fiddler on the Roof

Fiddler on the Roof
IMDb: 8.0
181 min

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.

Genre: Best Musical
Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory

Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory

Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory
IMDb: 7.8
100 min

Eccentric candy man Willy Wonka prompts a worldwide frenzy when he announces that golden tickets hidden inside five of his delicious candy bars will admit their lucky holders into his top-secret confectionary. But does Wonka have an agenda hidden amid a world of Oompa Loompas and chocolate rivers?

Genre: Best Musical
The Jungle Book (2014)

The Jungle Book (2014)

The Jungle Book (2014)
IMDb: 7.6
78 min

The boy Mowgli makes his way to the man-village with Bagheera, the wise panther. Along the way he meets jazzy King Louie, the hypnotic snake Kaa and the lovable, happy-go-lucky bear Baloo, who teaches Mowgli \"The Bare Necessities\" of life and the true meaning of friendship.

Arabesque

Arabesque

Arabesque
IMDb: 6.5
105 min

Story of international intrigue involving a university professor, an Arab prime minister, a ruthless businessman, a beautiful spy, and hieroglyphics.

Genre: Best Musical
The Sound Of Music

The Sound Of Music

The Sound Of Music
IMDb: 8.0
174 min

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.

My Fair Lady

My Fair Lady

My Fair Lady
IMDb: 7.8
170 min

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

Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins
IMDb: 7.8
139 min

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

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
IMDb: 7.8
91

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.

West Side Story

West Side Story

West Side Story
IMDb: 7.5
152 min

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.

The Court Jester

The Court Jester

The Court Jester
IMDb: 7.9
101 min

A hapless carnival performer masquerades as the court jester as part of a plot against an usurper who has overthrown the rightful king of England.

A Star Is Born

A Star Is Born

A Star Is Born
IMDb: 7.6
181 min

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

Singin In The Rain

Singin In The Rain

Singin In The Rain
IMDb: 8.3
103 min

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

On The Town

On The Town

On The Town
IMDb: 7.4
98 min

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.

Genre: Best Musical
Meet Me in St. Louis

Meet Me in St. Louis

Meet Me in St. Louis
IMDb: 7.6
113 min

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.

Genre: Best Musical
Yankee Doodle Dandy

Yankee Doodle Dandy

Yankee Doodle Dandy
IMDb: 7.7
126 min

A film of the life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer and singer George M. Cohan.

Genre: Best Musical
The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz
IMDb: 8.0
102 min

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.

Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs

Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs

Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs
IMDb: 7.6
83 min

A beautiful girl, Snow White, takes refuge in the forest in the house of seven dwarfs to hide from her stepmother, the wicked Queen. The Queen is jealous because she wants to be known as \"the fairest in the land,\" and Snow White\'s beauty surpasses her own.

Swing Time

Swing Time

Swing Time
IMDb: 7.6
103 min

Lucky is tricked into missing his wedding to Margaret by the other members of Pop\'s magic and dance act, and has to make $25,000 to be allowed to marry her. He and Pop go to New York where they run into Penny, a dancing instructor. She and Lucky form a successful dance partnership, but romance is blighted by his old attachment to Margaret and hers for Ricardo—the band leader who won\'t play for them to dance together.

Show Boat

Show Boat

Show Boat
IMDb: 7.4
113

Despite her mother's objections, the naive young daughter of a show boat captain is thrust into the limelight as the company's new leading lady.

A Night at the Opera

A Night at the Opera

A Night at the Opera
IMDb: 7.9
91

The Marx Brothers take on high society and the opera world to bring two lovers together. A sly business manager and two wacky friends of two opera singers help them achieve success while humiliating their stuffy and snobbish enemies.

Top Hat

Top Hat

Top Hat
IMDb: 7.8
101 min

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.

Genre: Best Musical
Duck Soup

Duck Soup

Duck Soup
IMDb: 7.8
68 min

Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale.

Footlight Parade

Footlight Parade

Footlight Parade
IMDb: 7.6
104 min

James Cagney stars as a fledgling producer who finds himself at odds with his workers, financiers and his greedy ex-wife when he tries to produce live musicals for movie-going audiences. Co-starring Joan Blondell and Dick Powell with spectacular Busby Berkeley dance sequences. Inducted into the Library of Congress National Film Registry.

Genre: Best Musical
Gold Diggers of 1933

Gold Diggers of 1933

Gold Diggers of 1933
IMDb: 7.7
97 min

Four aspiring musical actresses are struggling to make a living on Broadway in the midst of the Great Depression. When producer Barney Hopkins has the idea of creating a show about the Depression, the girls team up with newly-discovered songwriter Brad Roberts to make it happen. But Brad is not who he seems.

42nd Street

42nd Street

42nd Street
IMDb: 7.4
89 min

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

Genre: Best Musical
Love Me Tonight

Love Me Tonight

Love Me Tonight
IMDb: 7.6
104

A Parisian tailor finds himself posing as a baron in order to collect a sizeable bill from an aristocrat, only to fall in love with an aloof young princess.

Freedom for Us

Freedom for Us

Freedom for Us
IMDb: 7.5
95

In this classic French satire, Louis, a convict, escapes from prison and takes on legitimate work, making his way up in the business world. Eventually becoming the head of a successful factory, Louis opts to modernize his company with mechanical innovations. But when his friend Émile finally leaves jail years later and reunites with Louis, the past catches up with them. The two, worried about being apprehended by police, long to flee the confines of industry.

The Smiling Lieutenant

The Smiling Lieutenant

The Smiling Lieutenant
IMDb: 7.2
93

A simple wink, intended by Austrian palace guard Lt. Nikolaus von Preyn for girlfriend, Franzi, is accidentally intercepted -- and misread -- by the visiting Princess Anna. As a result, the soldier has no choice but to marry the royal lady and move with her to the neighboring kingdom of Flausenthurm. His girlfriend follows to continue the romance and, subversively, give Princess Anna tips on how to keep her husband satisfied.

The Blue Angel

The Blue Angel

The Blue Angel
IMDb: 7.7
108

Prim professor Immanuel Rath finds some of his students ogling racy photos of cabaret performer Lola Lola and visits a local club, The Blue Angel, in an attempt to catch them there. Seeing Lola perform, the teacher is filled with lust, eventually resigning his position at the school to marry the young woman. However, his marriage to a coquette -- whose job is to entice men -- proves to be more difficult than Rath imagined.