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 | Comedy | Fantasy | Musical 125 mins.
Goblins, elves, fairies and imps, and their misadventures sparked by the battle over a powerful potion. Dir: Gary Rydstrom With: Evan Rachel Wood, Elijah Kelley, Kristin Chenoweth Animation | Family | Fantasy | Musical 99 mins.
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.
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.
Rock of Ages
A small town girl and a city boy meet on the Sunset Strip, while pursuing their Hollywood dreams. Dir: Adam Shankman With: Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta, Tom Cruise Comedy | Drama | Musical | Romance 123 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.
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.
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.
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, Meg Hudson Comedy | Drama | Musical | Romance 94 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.
Singin' in the Rain
A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound. Dir: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly With: Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds Comedy | Musical | Romance 103 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 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 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.
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.
Fiddler on the Roof
In prerevolutionary Russia, a Jewish peasant contends with marrying off three of his daughters while growing antisemitic sentiment threatens his village. Dir: Norman Jewison With: Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey Drama | Family | Musical | Romance 181 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.
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 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.
The story of a bride-to-be trying to find her real father told using hit songs by the popular '70s group ABBA. Dir: Phyllida Lloyd With: Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Amanda Seyfried Comedy | Musical | Romance 108 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.