Top 100 Greatest Musicals

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1.
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
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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. (102 mins.)
Director: Victor Fleming
“ Probably the greatest fantasy/ musical/ and film ever made, with some of the most memorable songs, including, "Over the Rainbow," which is considered cinemas greatest song. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
2.
Mary Poppins (1964)
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A magic nanny comes to work for a cold banker's unhappy family. (139 mins.)
“ Producer Sam Goldwyn called it, " A perfect musical." Beautiful and catchy songs, stunning choreography, and some of the best acting in cinema. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
3.
Singin' in the Rain (1952)
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A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound. (103 mins.)
“ Gene Kelly's," Singin' in the Rain," is to be one of the best scenes in cinema. Cute songs, and wonderful acting. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
4.
All That Jazz (1979)
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Director/choreographer Bob Fosse tells his own life story as he details the sordid life of Joe Gideon, a womanizing, drug-using dancer. (123 mins.)
Director: Bob Fosse
“ One of the greatest and most beautiful films. The movie itself is film perfection. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
5.
Fiddler on the Roof (1971)
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In prerevolutionary Russia, a Jewish peasant contends with marrying off three of his daughters while growing anti-Semitic sentiment threatens his village. (181 mins.)
Director: Norman Jewison
“ A terrific interpretation of the stage play. Topol gives an amazing and memorable performance as Tevye. Its authenticity makes the film all the worth watching. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
6.
West Side Story (1961)
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Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy. (152 mins.)
“ Personally not my favorite film or musical, but seems to be fairly popular amongst the younger crowd. A musical version of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, set in the New York West Side. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
7.
Gypsy (1962)
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Based on the Broadway hit about the life and times of burlesque dancer Gypsy Rose Lee and her aggressive stage mother, Mama Rose. (143 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
“ One of my favorite musical films. Rosalind Russell and Natalie Wood give two truly amazing performances, as well as Karl Malden. A must see. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
8.
The Sound of Music (1965)
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A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower. (174 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
“ Again not my favorite film or musical, but has one of the most memorable songs, performed by Julie Andrews, "The Sound of Music." ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
9.
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
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Charlie receives a golden ticket to a factory, his sweet tooth wants going into the lushing candy, it turns out there's an adventure in everything. (100 mins.)
Director: Mel Stuart
“ A sheer delightful. Gene Wilder is the only Willy Wonka. Amazing settings, magical music, and spot on casting. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
10.
Annie (1982)
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A young orphan girl's adventures in finding a family that will take her. (126 mins.)
Director: John Huston
“ Very far from the Broadway musical, but never the less it is a great interpretation. Carol Burnett, Albert Finney, and Tim Curry give excellent performances, and the adapted and original music in the film will make you want to listen to them over and over. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
11.
Cabaret (1972)
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A female girlie club entertainer in Weimar Republic era Berlin romances two men while the Nazi Party rises to power around them. (124 mins.)
Director: Bob Fosse
“ A delightful musical with wonderful music and excellent acting by Liza Minnelli and Joel Grey ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
12.
Bye Bye Birdie (1963)
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A rock singer travels to a small Ohio town to make his "farewell" television performance and kiss his biggest fan before he is drafted. (112 mins.)
Director: George Sidney
“ A true "Hollywood" interpretation of the Broadway musical, but never the less still as addicting. The film features both Dick van Dyke and Paul Lynde, who also appeared in the roles on Broadway, and who give wonderful performances. As a bonus you also get Ann Margaret, Vivian Leigh (Psycho) and Maureen Stapleton. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
13.
The Music Man (1962)
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Harold Hill poses as a boys' band leader to con naive Iowa townsfolk. (151 mins.)
Director: Morton DaCosta
“ Robert Preston reprises his role in the film version of the Broadway play, in this upbeat musical. Plus a wonderful performance by Buddy Hackett. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
14.
The King and I (1956)
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A widow accepts a job as a live-in governess to the King of Siam's children. (133 mins.)
Director: Walter Lang
“ Beautiful music, amazing settings, and sheer brilliant performances, especially by Yul Brenner who reprises his roles as The King of Siam, from the Broadway show. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
15.
My Fair Lady (1964)
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A misogynistic and snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society. (170 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
“ Catchy songs, amazing costumes, and three outstanding performances, by Audrey Hepburn, and two of the Broadway and West End originals Rex Harrison and Stanley Holloway. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
16.
Oliver! (1968)
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A young boy runs away from an orphanage and meets a group of boys trained to be pickpockets by an elderly mentor. (153 mins.)
Director: Carol Reed
“ One of the greatest musicals in my opinion, with beautiful/catchy songs, and the most outstanding and brilliant performances by Mark Lester, Oliver Reed, Shani Wallace, Harry Secombe, and the original West End Fagin, Ron Moody who is the only Fagin in many opinions. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
17.
The Wiz (1978)
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An adaption of 'The Wizard of Oz' that tries to capture the essence of the African American experience. (134 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
“ This musical is a thrill! A wonderful and different interpretation from the Broadway musical but still it is amazing. The sets are phenomenal, the costume are amazing, and the performances by Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell, Lena Horne, and the Broadway originals Mabel King and Ted Ross, are to die for. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
18.
Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
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A nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed. (94 mins.)
Director: Frank Oz
“ Not my favorite musical, but a goofy, silly film about a human eating plant. I must say the best part of the film is Steve Martin, this is him at his best! ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
19.
The Fantasticks (1995)
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A mysterious fair come to a small community in the countryside, which could make real the illusions of two kids. (86 mins.)
Director: Michael Ritchie
“ A sweet, simple, but beautiful musical. Great cast, and wonderful music makes this movie simply wonderful. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
20.
The Pirates of Penzance (1983)
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This movie is an adaptation of Gilbert and Sullivan's comic operetta of the same name, with parts of other of their operettas stirred in... (112 mins.)
Director: Wilford Leach
“ Considered, "THE" Gilbert and Sullivan musical, it is pure perfection. A MUST see for anyone who takes an interest in musical theater or entertainment history. In this version, Kevin Kline, Angela Lansbury, and George Rose, give wonderful and colorful performances. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
21.
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)
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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. (113 mins.)
“ A sweet, colorful, and magical musical. Judy Garland gives (in many an opinion) her first mature role. Delightful music, and a beautiful cast. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
22.
A Star Is Born (1954)
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A film star helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career on a downward spiral. (154 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
“ Another Judy Garland classic, Judy gives the best performance of Esther Blodgett/ Vicki Lester, and appears next to the remarkable James Mason. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
23.
Chicago (2002)
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Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago. (113 mins.)
Director: Rob Marshall
“ One of the all time greats, with terrific performances by Richard Gere, Catherine Zeta Jones, and Renee Zellweger. With some great, delightful, catchy songs. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
24.
The Producers (2005)
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After putting together another Broadway flop, down-on-his-luck producer Max Bialystock teams up with timid accountant Leo Bloom in a get-rich-quick scheme to put on the world's worst show. (134 mins.)
Director: Susan Stroman
“ Mel Brooks hit new musical, "The Producers" which is a witty, hilarious, and outstanding musical indeed. Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Roger Bart, and Gary Beach reprise their roles from Broadway, along side actors, Will Ferrell and Uma Thurman. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
25.
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967)
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Armed with the titular manual, an ambitious window washer seeks to climb the corporate ladder. (121 mins.)
Director: David Swift
“ The quintessential 60s musical. Robert Morse reprises his Broadway role of J. Pierrepont Finch beside a terrific cast including Michelle Lee and Rudy Vallee. A must see if your a fan of musicals or life in the 60s. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
26.
Victor Victoria (1982)
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A struggling female soprano finds work playing a male female impersonator, but it complicates her personal life. (132 mins.)
Director: Blake Edwards
“ Julie Andrews and second husband Blake Edwards team up on one of the most charming musicals. Andrew plus Robert Preston and Leslie Ann Warren and James Garner equals wonderful. Andrews would later go on to reprise her role as Victor/ Victoria in the musical of the same title. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
27.
A Little Night Music (1977)
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Fredrik Egerman is very happy in his marriage to a seventeen-year-old virgin, Anne. Only she's been... (124 mins.)
Director: Harold Prince
“ Considered to be Sondhiem's masterpiece, with one of the most memorable songs in theater history, "Send in the Clowns". Len Cariou and Liz Taylor are both very impressive in this most difficult musical. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
28.
Funny Girl (1968)
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The life of Fanny Brice, famed comedienne and entertainer of the early 1900s. We see her rise to fame as a Ziegfield girl, subsequent career and her personal life, particularly her relationship with Nick Arnstein. (151 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
“ Streisand reprises her role as Fanny Brice from the hit Broadway show. Her performance is touching and witty. The movie is a sheer delight to watch. Streisand went on the reprise her role as Fanny again in the sequel Funny Lady opposite James Caan. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
29.
Damn Yankees! (1958)
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A frustrated fan of the hopeless Washington Senators makes a pact with the Devil to help the baseball team win the league pennant. (111 mins.)
 
30.
Guys and Dolls (1955)
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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. (150 mins.)
“ Sinatra gives a terrific performance as Nathan Detroit, in one of the most loved musicals. Brando also gives a great performance in his only musical, but has a difficult time with the singing. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
31.
Annie Get Your Gun (1950)
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The story of the great sharpshooter, Annie Oakley, who rises to fame while dealing with her love/professional rival, Frank Butler. (107 mins.)
Director: George Sidney
“ A terrific and fun musical. The movie seems to do a poor job of producing this, but still the same it is fun to watch. Hutton gives a lot of energy, and character in her performance, and Howard Keel gives another great performance, this time as Frank Butler. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
32.
Hello, Dolly! (1969)
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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. (146 mins.)
Director: Gene Kelly
“ Another Streisand musical. This one is not the greatest I've seen, but not the worst. Seems as though this Gene Kelly directed film was miscast a bit with putting Babs in the lead. But all the same it is a watchable film, and lots of fun. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
33.
Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)
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Millie comes to town in the roaring twenties to encounter flappers, sexuality and white slavers. (138 mins.)
Director: George Roy Hill
 
34.
The Harvey Girls (1946)
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On a train trip West to become a mail order bride Susan Bradley meets a cheery crew of young women traveling... (102 mins.)
Director: George Sidney
“ A wonderful and corny Judy Garland film that is a great romantic comedy. I enjoyed this film. You also get to see a young Angela Lansbury! And as a more villainous character. Another treat in the film is Ray Bolger! Who dances with Judy Garland in one scene. A good watch. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
35.
Porgy and Bess (1959)
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In this legendary Gershwin opera set among the black residents of a fishing village in 1912 South Carolina... (138 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
 
36.
Anything Goes (1956)
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Bill Benson and Ted Adams are to appear in a Broadway show together and, while in Paris, each 'discovers'... (106 mins.)
Director: Robert Lewis
 
37.
Babes in Toyland (1961)
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Tom the Piper's Son is about to marry Mary Quite Contrary. On the eve of their wedding, evil miser Barnaby... (106 mins.)
Director: Jack Donohue
“ One of the corniest, but cutest musicals I've ever seen! I really liked this film. The cast is sensational. Ray Bolger, Annette Funicello, Tommy Sands, and Ed Wynn, can't go wrong with this cast. Great songs, cute sets and costumes. A fun watch. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
38.
Brigadoon (1954)
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Two Americans on a hunting trip in Scotland become lost. They encounter a small village, not on the map, called Brigadoon, in which people harbor a mysterious secret, and behave as if they were still living two hundred years in the past. (108 mins.)
 
39.
Paint Your Wagon (1969)
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Two unlikely prospector partners share the same wife in a California gold rush mining town. (158 mins.)
Director: Joshua Logan
 
40.
Sweet Charity (1969)
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Taxi dancer Charity continues to have Faith in the human race despite apparently endless disappointments at its hands... (149 mins.)
Director: Bob Fosse
 
41.
Mame (1974)
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It's the late 1920s. Upon the death of wealthy Chicagoan Edward Dennis, his nine-year old son Patrick Dennis... (132 mins.)
Director: Gene Saks
“ A fun, but flawed film. Lucy has a hard time in this musical, but this is not her first musical! She was in Too Many Girls for MGM (opposite her ex-husband Desi Arnaz), and in Wildcats on Broadway in 1960. Never the less, we love Lucy. Her co-stars help the film progress, and make it a fun watch. Bea Arthur reprises her role as Vera Charles, while her husband Gene Saks reprises his role as the director of this film, as he directed the Broadway show. Robert Preston is also delightful in this film. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
42.
Camelot (1967)
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The story of the marriage of England's King Arthur to Guinevere. The plot of illegitimate Mordred to gain the throne and Guinevere's growing attachment to Sir Lancelot, threaten to topple Arthur and destroy his "round table" of knights. (179 mins.)
Director: Joshua Logan
 
43.
A Chorus Line (1985)
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Hopefuls try out before a demanding director for a part in a new musical. (113 mins.)
 
44.
Fame (1980)
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A chronicle of the lives of several teenagers who attend a New York high school for students gifted in the performing arts. (134 mins.)
Director: Alan Parker
 
45.
Dreamgirls (2006)
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A trio of black female soul singers cross over to the pop charts in the early 1960s, facing their own personal struggles along the way. (130 mins.)
Director: Bill Condon
 
46.
Finian's Rainbow (1968)
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Of Glocca Morra, Ireland, Finian McLongeran, who has his own unique belief system of Irish legends, uproots himself and his adult daughter... (141 mins.)
 
47.
42nd Street (1933)
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A producer puts on what may be his last Broadway show and, at the last moment, a chorus girl has to replace the star. (89 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
 
48.
Gigi (1958)
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Weary of the conventions of Parisian society, a rich playboy and a youthful courtesan-in-training enjoy a platonic friendship, but it may not stay platonic for long. (115 mins.)
 
49.
Hairspray (2007)
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Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show. (117 mins.)
Director: Adam Shankman
 
50.
Kiss Me Kate (1953)
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Fred and Lilly are a divorced pair of actors who are brought together by Cole Porter who has written a musical version of The Taming of the Shrew... (109 mins.)
Director: George Sidney
 
51.
Li'l Abner (1959)
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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... (114 mins.)
Director: Melvin Frank
 
52.
Hair (1979)
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Claude leaves the family ranch in Oklahoma for New York where he is rapidly indoctrinated into the youth subculture and subsequently drafted. (121 mins.)
Director: Milos Forman
 
53.
Cinderella (1997 TV Movie)
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Updated version of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical of the classic fairy-tale, with an all-star, multi-racial cast. (88 mins.)
Director: Robert Iscove
 
54.
Nine (2009)
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Famous film director Guido Contini struggles to find harmony in his professional and personal lives, as he engages in dramatic relationships with his wife, his mistress, his muse, his agent, and his mother. (118 mins.)
Director: Rob Marshall
 
55.
Grease (1978)
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Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance? (110 mins.)
Director: Randal Kleiser
“ One of the most popular and known musicals of all time. Travolta and Newton-John make this Grease even more popular than the show! A must see for anyone! ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
56.
The Mikado (1939)
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The son of the Mikado of Japan, a wandering minstrel, falls for a girl who is engaged to her guardian. (90 mins.)
 
57.
Peter Pan (1960 TV Special)
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In this magical tale about the boy who refuses to grow up, Peter Pan and his mischievous fairy sidekick Tinkerbell visit the nursery of Wendy... (100 mins.)
“ Not a favorite of mine, but a true classic. Mary Martin and Cyril Ritchard reprise their famed roles of Peter Pan and Captain Hook. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
58.
The Phantom of the Opera (2004)
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A young soprano becomes the obsession of a disfigured musical genius who lives beneath the Paris Opéra House. (143 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher
“ Not the greatest movie musical, but it is becoming a cult film for the young teens. It is a young rock revision of the musical Opera. Gerard Butler is fascinating in this film, as well as Minnie Driver. Emmy Rossum is beautiful, but no opera singer. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
59.
Pippin: His Life and Times (1981 TV Movie)
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At the goading of the ominous and omnipresent Leading Player, Pippin, the eldest son of King Charlemagne, samples life's pleasures to discover his place in the world and the meaning of his life. (112 mins.)
Director: David Sheehan
 
60.
Beauty and the Beast (1991)
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Belle, whose father is imprisoned by the Beast, offers herself instead, unaware her captor to be an enchanted prince. (84 mins.)
“ Beauty and the Beast is an absolutely wonderful Disney classic. It is an absolute must see. It would later go on to become a live Broadway musical of the same name. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
61.
Aladdin (1992)
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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. (90 mins.)
“ Another Disney classic, based on the story of the Arabian Nights. A wonderful movie, and quite addicting. Another must see. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
62.
The Lion King (1994)
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Lion cub and future king Simba searches for his identity. His eagerness to please others and penchant for testing his boundaries sometimes gets him into trouble. (89 mins.)
“ Words cannot describe this amazing movie. An adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet, it is a classic. A MUST MUST see musical. It would go on to be made into a Broadway of the same title. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
63.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
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A deformed bell-ringer must assert his independence from a vicious government minister in order to help his friend, a gypsy dancer. (91 mins.)
“ A sad, but delightful Disney movie/ musical . A classic. Another must see. It would later go on to be adapted into a German musical of the same name. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
64.
Gypsy (1993 TV Movie)
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Based on the autobiography of Gypsy Rose Lee, this made-for-TV movie-previously a Broadway smash and a 1962 film-depicts the life and times of a stripper and her domineering mother. (153 mins.)
Director: Emile Ardolino
 
65.
Annie (1999 TV Movie)
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A little orphan girl catches the attention of a kind man named Mr. Warbucks, who wants to adopt her, but the cruel, strict orphanage owner has a scheme to keep Annie - and her reward money. (90 mins.)
Director: Rob Marshall
“ Not my favorite musical remake, but none the less a noble attempt. It is closer adapted to the stage play then the 1982 movie, but still some things are far from. Alan Cumming does a phenomenal job as Rooster, as well as Kristin Chenoweth as his floozy girlfriend Lily. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
66.
The Music Man (2003 TV Movie)
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Contemporary rethinking of the legendary Broadway musical and 1962 film, updated to reflect a few early... (150 mins.)
Director: Jeff Bleckner
“ Another Noble attempt by ABC to remake a musical. Does not quite fit the bill, but it comes close. Matthew Broderick does fine, as well as Kristin Chenoweth, but who I really enjoyed was Molly Shannon. Her quirkiness and comedy is true. ” - brownsapplianceservi-1
 
67.
Girl Crazy (1943)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Rich kid Danny Churchill (Rooney) has a taste for wine, women and song, but not for higher education... (99 mins.)
 
68.
South Pacific (1958)
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On a South Pacific island during World War II, love blooms between a young nurse and a secretive Frenchman who's being courted for a dangerous military mission. (157 mins.)
Director: Joshua Logan
 
69.
Rent (2005)
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This is the film version of the Pulitzer and Tony Award winning musical about Bohemians in the East Village of New York City struggling with life, love and AIDS, and the impacts they have on America. (135 mins.)
Director: Chris Columbus
 
70.
Across the Universe (2007)
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The music of the Beatles and the Vietnam War form the backdrop for the romance between an upper-class American girl and a poor Liverpudlian artist. (133 mins.)
Director: Julie Taymor
 
71.
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
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Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but doesn't quite understand the concept. (76 mins.)
Director: Henry Selick
 
72.
Fame (2009)
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An updated version of the musical Fame, which centered on the students of the New York Academy of Performing Arts. (107 mins.)
 
73.
Moulin Rouge! (2001)
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A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets in this stylish musical, with music drawn from familiar 20th century sources. (127 mins.)
Director: Baz Luhrmann
 
74.
On the Town (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Three sailors on a day of shore leave in New York City look for fun and romance before their twenty-four hours are up. (98 mins.)
 
75.
Oklahoma! (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
In the Oklahoma territory at the turn of the twentieth century, two young cowboys vie with an evil ranch... (145 mins.)
Director: Fred Zinnemann
 
76.
South Pacific (2001 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
During World War II in the South Pacific love is found between a young nurse, Nellie Forbush (Glenn Close) and an older French plantation owner... (129 mins.)
Director: Richard Pearce
 
77.
Tommy (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A psychosomatically deaf, dumb and blind boy becomes a master pinball player and, subsequently, the object of a religious cult. (111 mins.)
Director: Ken Russell
 
78.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
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. (100 mins.)
Director: Jim Sharman
 
79.
Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Film version of the musical stage play, presenting the last few weeks of Christ's life, told in an anachronistic manner. (108 mins.)
Director: Norman Jewison
 
80.
Godspell (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
An adaption of the musical, in a modern-day song-and-dance recreation of the Gospel of St. Matthew. (103 mins.)
Director: David Greene
 
81.
1776 (1972)
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A musical retelling of the American Revolution's political struggle in the Continental Congress to declare independence. (141 mins.)
Director: Peter H. Hunt
 
82.
Show Boat (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The daughter of a riverboat captain falls in love with a charming gambler, but their fairytale romance is threatened when his luck turns sour. (108 mins.)
Director: George Sidney
 
83.
Evita (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The hit musical based on the life of Evita Duarte, a B-picture Argentinian actress who eventually became the wife of Argentinian president Juan Perón, and the most beloved and hated woman in Argentina. (135 mins.)
Director: Alan Parker
 
84.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A wily slave must unite a virgin courtesan and his young smitten master to earn his freedom. (99 mins.)
Director: Richard Lester
 
85.
Bells Are Ringing (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Ella Peterson is a Brooklyn telephone answering service operator who tries to improve the lives of her... (126 mins.)
 
86.
The Happiest Millionaire (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A happy and unbelievably lucky young Irish immigrant, John Lawless, lands a job as the butler of an unconventional millionaire... (141 mins.)
Director: Norman Tokar
 
87.
Jailhouse Rock (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
After serving time for manslaughter, young Vince Everett becomes a teenage rock star. (96 mins.)
Director: Richard Thorpe
 
88.
The Band Wagon (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A pretentiously artistic director is hired for a new Broadway musical and changes it beyond recognition. (112 mins.)
 
89.
Easter Parade (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A nightclub performer hires a naive chorus girl to become his new dance partner to make his former partner jealous and to prove he can make any partner a star. (107 mins.)
Director: Charles Walters
 
90.
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Showgirls Lorelei Lee and Dorothy Shaw travel to Paris, pursued by a private detective hired by the disapproving father of Lorelei's fiancé to keep an eye on her, as well as a rich, enamored old man and many other doting admirers. (91 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
 
91.
Silk Stockings (1957)
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A musical remake of Ninotchka: After three bumbling Soviet agents fail in their mission to retrieve a straying Soviet composer from Paris... (117 mins.)
 
92.
Mamma Mia! (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The story of a bride-to-be trying to find her real father told using hit songs by the popular '70s group ABBA. (108 mins.)
Director: Phyllida Lloyd
 
93.
Yentl (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A Jewish girl disguises herself as a boy to enter religious training. (132 mins.)
 
94.
La Vie en Rose (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The life story of singer Édith Piaf. (140 mins.)
Director: Olivier Dahan
 
95.
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
In 1850 Oregon, when a backwoodsman brings a wife home to his farm, his six brothers decide that they want to get married too. (102 mins.)
Director: Stanley Donen
 
96.
Bye Bye Birdie (1995 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Rock-and-roll icon Conrad Birdie is about to go into the Army, and plans are being made to arrange his final going-away concert. (135 mins.)
Director: Gene Saks
 
97.
Carousel (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Billy Bigelow has been dead for fifteen years, and now outside the pearly gates, he long waived his right to go back to Earth for a day... (128 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
98.
Mack the Knife (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
In the 19th century London, a young girl falls for a famous womanizing criminal and they decide to get married. Her family strongly disapproves so her father "the king of thieves" gets the gangster arrested. (120 mins.)
Director: Menahem Golan
 
99.
White Christmas (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
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. (120 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
100.
Night and Day (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
The fictionalized biography of composer Cole Porter from his days at Yale in the 1910s through the height of his success to the 1940s... (128 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz