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 Comedy | Family | Fantasy | Musical 124 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, Meg Hudson, Jeremy Jordan Comedy | Drama | Musical | Romance 94 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.
When a princess with the power to turn things into ice curses 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 successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general. Dir: Michael Curtiz With: Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney Comedy | Musical | Romance 120 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.
The Nightmare Before Christmas
Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but doesn't quite understand the concept. Dir: Henry Selick With: Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara Animation | Family | Fantasy | Musical 76 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.
A fairy tale of goblins, fairies and imps meeting for the first time and the consequent confusions and conflicts the culture clash causes. Dir: Gary Rydstrom With: Evan Rachel Wood, Elijah Kelley, Kristin Chenoweth Animation | Family | Fantasy | Musical
The Lion King
Lion cub and future king Simba tests his limits, supported by his family, but sometimes gets in over his head. Dir: Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff With: Matthew Broderick, Jeremy Irons, James Earl Jones Animation | Adventure | Drama | Family | Musical 89 mins.
Fifteen-year-old Sarah accidentally wishes her baby half-brother, Toby, away to the Goblin King Jareth who will keep Toby if Sarah does not complete his Labyrinth in thirteen hours. Dir: Jim Henson With: David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Toby Froud Adventure | Family | Fantasy | Musical 101 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.
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.
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 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.
The Muppet Christmas Carol
The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser's redemption on Christmas Eve. Dir: Brian Henson With: Michael Caine, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire Comedy | Drama | Family | Fantasy | Musical 85 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.
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.
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
A poor boy wins the opportunity to tour the most eccentric and wonderful candy factory of all. Dir: Mel Stuart With: Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Peter Ostrum Family | Fantasy | Musical 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.
A classic Disney fairytale collides with modern-day New York City in a story about a fairytale princess who is sent to our world by an evil queen. Soon after her arrival, Princess Giselle begins to change her views on life and love after meeting a handsome lawyer. Can a storybook view of romance survive in the real world? Dir: Kevin Lima With: Amy Adams, Susan Sarandon, James Marsden Comedy | Family | Fantasy | Musical | Romance 107 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.
Beauty and the Beast
Belle, whose father is imprisoned by the Beast, offers herself instead and discovers 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.
A small-town girl ventures to Los Angeles and finds her place in a neo-burlesque club run by a former dancer. Dir: Steve Antin With: Cher, Christina Aguilera, Alan Cumming Drama | Musical | Romance 119 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.