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1. The 40th Annual Tony Awards (1986 TV Special)

9.0
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Writer: Hildy Parks | Director: Clark Jones | Stars: George Abbott, Debbie Allen, Philip Anglim, Susan Anton

Votes: 7

2. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Julie Andrews: Back on Broadway (1995)

85 min | Biography, Drama, Music

8.9
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Stars: Julie Andrews, Blake Edwards, Carol Burnett, Richard Burton

Votes: 17

3. Broadway: The American Musical (2004 TV Mini-Series)

360 min | Documentary, Music

8.7
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A six-part documentary about the Broadway musical

Stars: Julie Andrews, John Lahr, Stephen Sondheim, Philip Furia

Votes: 278

4. Broadway: The American Musical (2004– )
Episode: Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin': 1943-1960 (2004)

Documentary, Music

8.6
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Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II - a newly formed songwriting team due to Lorenz Hart's ill health - ushered in a new era of the Broadway musical with the revolutionary production ... See full summary »

Writers: Martin Starger, JoAnn Young | Director: Michael Kantor | Stars: Cris Alexander, Julie Andrews, Jack Benny, Irving Berlin

Votes: 7

5. Great Performances (1971– )

Biography, Drama, Music

8.3
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Stars: Julie Andrews, Plácido Domingo, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming

Votes: 387

6. The Bell Telephone Hour (1959–1968)

60 min | Music

8.1
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The long-running television version of the long-running NBC radio series devoted to classical music as well as Broadway composers.

Stars: Edward Villella, Jacques d'Amboise, Donald Voorhees, John Raitt

Votes: 24

7. Sobbin' Women: The Making of 'Seven Brides for Seven Brothers' (1997 TV Short)

35 min | Short, Documentary, Music

7.9
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This behind-the-scenes documentary includes interviews with people who were directly involved in the MGM classic musical 'Seven Brides for Seven Brothers'. Those interviewed include actors ... See full summary »

Writer: Tom Edwards | Director: Scott Benson | Stars: Howard Keel, Stanley Donen, Saul Chaplin, Michael Kidd

Votes: 84

8. That's Entertainment!: The Masters Behind the Musicals (2004 Video)

38 min | Documentary, Short, Musical

7.8
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MGM studios brought together the finest musical directors, orchestrators, choreographers, directors and vocal coaches to create the world's greatest musicals.

Director: Peter Fitzgerald | Stars: June Allyson, Rudy Behlmer, Marge Champion, Cyd Charisse

Votes: 8

9. The Band Wagon (1953)

Passed | 112 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.6
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A pretentiously artistic director is hired for a new Broadway musical and changes it beyond recognition.

Writers: Betty Comden, Adolph Green | Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Oscar Levant, Nanette Fabray

Votes: 7,291

10. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Musicals Great Musicals: The Arthur Freed Unit at MGM (1996)

86 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.6
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Documentary chronicling Arthur Freed and his unit's contribution to some of Hollywood's most memorable musicals.

Director: David Thompson | Stars: Cyd Charisse, Arthur Freed, Hugh Fordin, Stanley Donen

Votes: 139

11. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954)

G | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.4
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In 1850 Oregon, when a backwoodsman brings a wife home to his farm, his six brothers decide that they want to get married too.

Writers: Albert Hackett, Frances Goodrich, Dorothy Kingsley, Stephen Vincent Benet | Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Jane Powell, Howard Keel, Jeff Richards, Russ Tamblyn

Votes: 15,857

12. Peter Pan (1976 TV Movie)

120 min | Musical, Family, Fantasy

7.4
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Another live-action musical version of the play, with all-new songs rather than the ones used in the famous Mary Martin production.

Writers: J.M. Barrie, Andrew Birkin, Jack Burns | Director: Dwight Hemion | Stars: Mia Farrow, Danny Kaye, Paula Kelly, Lynsey Baxter

Votes: 123

13. The Star-Spangled Revue (1950 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy

7.4
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Skits include Bob being harassed at the Automat with Stang, Bob and Peggy Lee plan to marry, but he's got rivals, Bob, Sinatra and Bea Lillie in a south seas takeoff of a "Road" picture.

Director: Max Liebman | Stars: Milton Berle, Jerry Brandow, Steve Condos, Bill Hayes

Votes: 5

14. Guys and Dolls (1955)

Approved | 150 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.3
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In New York, a gambler is challenged to take a cold female missionary to Havana, but they fall for each other, and the bet has a hidden motive to finance a crap game.

Writers: Jo Swerling, Abe Burrows, Damon Runyon, Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Frank Sinatra, Vivian Blaine

Votes: 11,847

15. That's Entertainment, Part II (1976)

G | 133 min | Documentary, Family, Musical

7.3
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Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire present more golden moments from the MGM film library, this time including comedy and drama as well as classic musical numbers.

Writer: Leonard Gershe | Director: Gene Kelly | Stars: Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney

Votes: 1,594

16. Hello, Dolly! (1969)

G | 146 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical

7.2
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Matchmaker Dolly Levi travels to Yonkers to find a partner for "half-a-millionaire" Horace Vandergelder, convincing his niece, his niece's intended, and his two clerks to travel to New York City along the way.

Writers: Michael Stewart, Thornton Wilder, Ernest Lehman | Director: Gene Kelly | Stars: Barbra Streisand, Walter Matthau, Michael Crawford, Marianne McAndrew

Votes: 9,740

17. Smile (1975)

PG | 113 min | Comedy

7.2
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It's time again for California's "Young American Miss" beauty pageant, the biggest event of the year for Big Bob Freelander and Brenda DiCarlo, who give their all to put on a successful ... See full summary »

Writer: Jerry Belson | Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Bruce Dern, Barbara Feldon, Michael Kidd, Geoffrey Lewis

Votes: 1,670

18. Get Aboard! The Band Wagon (2005 Video)

37 min | Documentary, Short

7.2
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By 1952, the Arthur Freed unit at MGM was on a roll, creating hit after hit. But, the making of the Howard Deitz/Arthur Schwartz catalogue musical The Band Wagon, everything that could go ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Fitzgerald | Stars: Jonathan Schwartz, Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Liza Minnelli

Votes: 53

19. It's Always Fair Weather (1955)

Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.1
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Three soldiers meet 10 years after their last meeting in New York, and find out that they have little in common now.

Writers: Betty Comden, Adolph Green | Directors: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly | Stars: Gene Kelly, Dan Dailey, Cyd Charisse, Dolores Gray

Votes: 1,996

20. Baryshnikov in Hollywood (1982 TV Movie)

60 min

7.1
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The famed dancer encounters various characters in a busy day at work on a movie studio lot.

Writers: Bob Arnott, Buz Kohan | Director: Don Mischer | Stars: Mikhail Baryshnikov, Dom DeLuise, Shirley MacLaine, Bernadette Peters

Votes: 22

21. Laverne & Shirley (1976–1983)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

6.9
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The misadventures of two single women in the 1950s and '60s.

Creators: Lowell Ganz, Garry Marshall, Mark Rothman | Stars: Penny Marshall, Cindy Williams, David L. Lander, Michael McKean

Votes: 3,979

22. Knock on Wood (1954)

Approved | 103 min | Comedy

6.9
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Ventriloquist Jerry Morgan has to see another love affair fail. The reason: when the relationship reaches the point when it is time to discuss marriage, his doll Clarence becomes mean and ... See full summary »

Writers: Norman Panama, Melvin Frank | Directors: Melvin Frank, Norman Panama | Stars: Danny Kaye, Mai Zetterling, Torin Thatcher, David Burns

Votes: 661

23. Laverne & Shirley (1976–1983)
Episode: One Flew Over Milwaukee (1976)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

6.8
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Shirley drives everyone crazy with her nurturing of her pet canary.

Creators: Garry Marshall, Lowell Ganz, Mark Rothman | Director: Michael Kidd | Stars: Penny Marshall, Cindy Williams, Phil Foster, Eddie Mekka

Votes: 27

24. Li'l Abner (1959)

Approved | 114 min | Comedy, Musical, Family

6.7
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As Sadie Hawkins Day approaches, Daisy Mae hopes to win the hand of Li'l Abner by catching him in the traditional race. A senator comes to visit to tell the residents of Dogpatch that their... See full summary »

Writers: Al Capp, Melvin Frank, Norman Panama | Director: Melvin Frank | Stars: Leslie Parrish, Stubby Kaye, Peter Palmer, Howard St. John

Votes: 1,028

25. Merry Andrew (1958)

Passed | 103 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.7
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Downtrodden but creative English school-teacher (Danny Kaye) on archeological trip discovers joys of love and circus life with acrobat (Pier Angeli).

Writers: Isobel Lennart, I.A.L. Diamond, Paul Gallico | Director: Michael Kidd | Stars: Danny Kaye, Pier Angeli, Salvatore Baccaloni, Noel Purcell

Votes: 558

26. Star! (1968)

G | 176 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Film based on life of actress Gertrude Lawrence, on- and offstage, takes the opportunity to feature extravagant musical production numbers with 'Julie Andrews' , acting, singing and dancing.

Writer: William Fairchild | Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Julie Andrews, Richard Crenna, Michael Craig, Daniel Massey

Votes: 1,485

27. Movie Movie (1978)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Musical, Sport

6.6
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Three movie genres of the 1930s, boxing films, WWI aviation dramas, and backstage Broadway musicals, are satirized using the same cast.

Writers: Larry Gelbart, Sheldon Keller | Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Red Buttons, Eli Wallach

Votes: 643

28. Where's Charley? (1952)

97 min | Comedy, Musical

6.6
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From the popular Broadway show, a musical adaptation Brandon Thomas's 1890's farce about an Oxford undergraduate posing as a classmate's aunt from Brazil--"where the nuts come from." ... See full summary »

Writers: George Abbott, John Monks Jr., Brandon Thomas | Director: David Butler | Stars: Ray Bolger, Allyn Ann McLerie, Robert Shackleton, Horace Cooper

Votes: 109

29. Actor (1978 TV Movie)

105 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

6.5
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A musical play based on the early years of actor Paul Muni.

Writers: Jerome Lawrence, Robert E. Lee | Director: Norman Lloyd | Stars: Herschel Bernardi, Hildy Brooks, Georgia Brown, Howard Duff

Votes: 11

30. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Everybody Dance Now (1991)

Biography, Drama, Music

6.4
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Director: Margaret Selby | Stars: Paula Abdul, James Brown, M.C. Hammer, Janet Jackson

Votes: 15

32. Skin Deep (1989)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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A womanizing, drunken, allelic writer, whose life seems to be falling apart at the seams, repeatedly finds himself in trouble of one sort or another with the law, ex-girlfriends, and jealous boyfriends.

Writer: Blake Edwards | Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: John Ritter, Vincent Gardenia, Alyson Reed, Joel Brooks

Votes: 3,115

33. Another Dawn (1937)

Approved | 73 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.1
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Colonel John Wister, on duty with the British army in the desert region of Dubik, returns to England on leave. There he falls in love with Julia Ashton, who cares deeply for him but ... See full summary »

Writer: Laird Doyle | Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Kay Francis, Errol Flynn, Ian Hunter, Frieda Inescort

Votes: 361

34. For the Love of It (1980 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

4.1
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An entrepreneur discovers a plan the Russians have for taking over the Middle East. He wants to use it to create a new video game called "Doom's Day," but the KGB, the CIA and the FBI have ... See full summary »

Writer: Stanley Ralph Ross | Director: Hal Kanter | Stars: Deborah Raffin, Jeff Conaway, Barbi Benton, Tom Bosley

Votes: 33

35. The All-Star Christmas Show (1958 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy

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This 1958 Christmas spectacular was produced by the USO for the entertainment of troops stationed overseas. Over 50 top names from stage, screen and television appear in this truly all-star... See full summary »

Directors: Norman Abbott, Alan Handley, Bob Hultgren | Stars: Anna Maria Alberghetti, June Allyson, Louis Armstrong, Jack Benny

36. Danny Kaye: Nobody's Fool (1994 TV Movie)

56 min | Documentary

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Definitive documentary on the life of Danny Kaye with over 25 testimonial interviews included.

Director: Ken Howard | Stars: Larry Adler, Kitty Carlisle, Saul Chaplin, Imogene Coca

37. The DeMille Dynasty (1998 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Writers: Lionel Friedberg, John J. Flynn | Director: Keith Lawrence | Stars: Elmer Bernstein, Agnes de Mille, William C. de Mille, Cecil B. DeMille

38. Happy Days Revue (1936)

87 min | Drama, Musical

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Writers: F.H. Bickerton, Daniel Birt, Renee Houston, Alan Rennie | Director: Norman Lee | Stars: Renee Houston, Billie Houston, Shirley Houston, Harry Milton

39. Silver Star! (1994 Video)

11 min | Documentary, Short

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The cast and creators of "STAR!" look back on the experience of making the film, and celebrate the 25th Anniversary Screening at the Director's Guild Theatre in Hollywood.

Writer: TJ Edwards | Director: TJ Edwards | Stars: Julie Andrews, Robert Wise, Saul Chaplin, Michael Craig

40. Guys and Dolls: The Goldwyn Touch (2006 Video)

Documentary, Short

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Writer: Michael Arick | Director: Michael Arick | Stars: A. Scott Berg, Samuel Goldwyn Jr., Michael Kidd, Jo Sullivan Loesser

41. Guys and Dolls: From Stage to Screen (2006 Video)

Documentary, Short

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Writer: Michael Arick | Director: Michael Arick | Stars: A. Scott Berg, Samuel Goldwyn Jr., Michael Kidd, Jo Sullivan Loesser

42. The Bell Telephone Hour (1959–1968)
Episode: Music of the West (1959)

60 min | Music

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Writer: Lucille Kallen | Director: Bill Hobin | Stars: Edie Adams, The American Ballet Theatre, Johnny Cash, Walter Cassel