Most Popular Musical Feature Films
Into the Woods
A witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with procuring magical items from classic fairy tales to reverse the curse put on their family tree. Dir: Rob Marshall With: Anna Kendrick, Meryl Streep, Chris Pine Adventure | Fantasy | Musical 125 mins.
Beauty and the Beast
In exchange for her father's freedom, a young woman agrees to live with a monstrous beast in his castle, and she may hold the key to his salvation. Dir: Bill Condon With: Emma Watson, Luke Evans, Dan Stevens Fantasy | Musical | Romance
When the newly crowned Queen Elsa accidentally uses her power to turn things into ice to curse her home in infinite winter, her sister, Anna, teams up with a mountain man, his playful reindeer, and a snowman to change the weather condition. Dir: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee With: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff Animation | Adventure | Comedy | Family | Fantasy | Musical 102 mins.
A foster kid, who lives with her mean foster mom, sees her life change when business tycoon and New York mayoral candidate Will Stacks makes a thinly-veiled campaign move and takes her in. Dir: Will Gluck With: Quvenzhané Wallis, Cameron Diaz, Jamie Foxx Comedy | Drama | Family | Musical 118 mins.
The Sound of Music
A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower. Dir: Robert Wise With: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker Biography | Drama | Family | Musical | Romance 174 mins.
In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after breaking parole, agrees to care for a factory worker's daughter. The decision changes their lives for ever. Dir: Tom Hooper With: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway Drama | Musical | Romance 158 mins.
The Lion King
Tricked into thinking that he caused the death of his father, a lion cub flees and abandons his destiny as the future king. Dir: Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff With: Matthew Broderick, Jeremy Irons, James Earl Jones Animation | Adventure | Drama | Family | Musical 89 mins.
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? Dir: Randal Kleiser With: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing Musical | Romance 110 mins.
A young orphan girl's adventures in finding a family that will take her. Dir: John Huston With: Aileen Quinn, Albert Finney, Carol Burnett Comedy | Drama | Family | Musical 126 mins.
Beauty and the Beast
Belle, whose father is imprisoned by the Beast, offers herself instead, unaware her captor to be an enchanted prince. Dir: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise With: Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Richard White Animation | Family | Fantasy | Musical | Romance 84 mins.
When Cinderella's cruel stepmother prevents her from attending the Royal Ball, she gets some unexpected help from the lovable mice Gus and Jaq, and from her Fairy Godmother. Dir: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson With: Ilene Woods, James MacDonald, Eleanor Audley Animation | Family | Fantasy | Musical | Romance 74 mins.
The magically long-haired Rapunzel has spent her entire life in a tower, but now that a runaway thief has stumbled upon her, she is about to discover the world for the first time, and who she really is. Dir: Nathan Greno, Byron Howard With: Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Donna Murphy Animation | Comedy | Family | Fantasy | Musical | Romance 100 mins.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
A newly engaged couple have a breakdown in an isolated area and must pay a call to the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-N-Furter. Dir: Jim Sharman With: Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick Comedy | Musical 100 mins.
Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show. Dir: Adam Shankman With: John Travolta, Queen Latifah, Nikki Blonsky Comedy | Musical | Romance 117 mins.
A magic nanny comes to work for a cold banker's unhappy family. Dir: Robert Stevenson With: Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, David Tomlinson Comedy | Family | Fantasy | Musical 139 mins.
The Phantom of the Opera
A young soprano becomes the obsession of a disfigured musical genius who lives beneath the Paris Opéra House. Dir: Joel Schumacher With: Gerard Butler, Emmy Rossum, Patrick Wilson Drama | Musical | Romance | Thriller 143 mins.
A princess, who is prepared to be wed, is sent away to New York by an evil queen, where she falls in love with a lawyer. Dir: Kevin Lima With: Amy Adams, Susan Sarandon, James Marsden Comedy | Family | Fantasy | Musical | Romance 107 mins.
The Last Five Years
Based on the musical, a struggling actress and her novelist lover each illustrate the struggle and deconstruction of their love affair. Dir: Richard LaGravenese With: Anna Kendrick, Jeremy Jordan, Tamara Mintz Comedy | Drama | Musical | Romance 94 mins.
The Wizard of Oz
Dorothy Gale is swept away to a magical land in a tornado and embarks on a quest to see the Wizard who can help her return home. Dir: Victor Fleming With: Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger Adventure | Family | Fantasy | Musical 102 mins.
A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets in this stylish musical, with music drawn from familiar 20th century sources. Dir: Baz Luhrmann With: Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, John Leguizamo Drama | Musical | Romance 127 mins.
The Little Mermaid
A mermaid princess makes a Faustian bargain with an unscrupulous sea-witch in order to meet a human prince on land. Dir: Ron Clements, John Musker With: Jodi Benson, Samuel E. Wright, Rene Auberjonois Animation | Family | Fantasy | Musical | Romance 83 mins.
The son of the Greek Gods Zeus and Hera is stripped of his immortality as an infant and must become a true hero in order to reclaim it. Dir: Ron Clements, John Musker With: Tate Donovan, Susan Egan, James Woods Animation | Adventure | Comedy | Family | Fantasy | Musical | Romance 93 mins.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, AKA 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. Dir: Tim Burton With: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman Drama | Horror | Musical | Thriller 116 mins.
When a street urchin vies for the love of a beautiful princess, he uses a genie's magic power to make himself off as a prince in order to marry her. Dir: Ron Clements, John Musker With: Scott Weinger, Robin Williams, Linda Larkin Animation | Adventure | Comedy | Family | Fantasy | Musical | Romance 90 mins.
To save her father from death in the army, a young maiden secretly goes in his place and becomes one of China's greatest heroines in the process. Dir: Tony Bancroft, Barry Cook With: Ming-Na Wen, Eddie Murphy, BD Wong Animation | Adventure | Family | Musical | War 88 mins.