Music and musicals

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1.
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.)
 
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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
 
3.
Purple Rain (1984)
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A young musician, tormented by an abusive situation at home, must contend with a rival singer, a burgeoning romance, and his own dissatisfied band, as his star begins to rise. (111 mins.)
Director: Albert Magnoli
 
4.
Bugsy Malone (1976)
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The classic gangster story of Bugsy Malone told with an all-child cast. (93 mins.)
Director: Alan Parker
 
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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
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A down-on-his-luck inventor turns a broken-down Grand Prix car into a fancy vehicle for his children, and then they go off on a magical fantasy adventure to save their grandfather in a far-off land. (144 mins.)
Director: Ken Hughes
 
6.
Evita (1996)
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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
 
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Mamma Mia! (2008)
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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
 
8.
Moulin Rouge! (2001)
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A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets. (127 mins.)
Director: Baz Luhrmann
 
9.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
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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
 
10.
Singin' in the Rain (1952)
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A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound. (103 mins.)
 
11.
Oliver! (1968)
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Young Oliver Twist runs away from an orphanage and meets a group of boys trained to be pickpockets by an elderly mentor. (153 mins.)
Director: Carol Reed
 
12.
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.)
 
13.
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
 
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
 
15.
Madame Butterfly (1995)
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The story of a young geisha who falls madly in love with an american captain that travels all around the world collecting hearts. (135 mins.)
 
16.
Help! (1965)
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Ringo finds himself the human sacrifice target of a cult and the band must try to protect him from it. (92 mins.)
Director: Richard Lester
 
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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
 
18.
A Hard Day's Night (1964)
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A "typical" day in the life of The Beatles, including many of their famous songs. (87 mins.)
Director: Richard Lester
 
19.
Let It Be (1970 Documentary)
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The filmed account of the Beatles's attempt to recapture their old group spirit by making a back to basics album, which instead drove them further apart. (81 mins.)
 
20.
Yellow Submarine (1968)
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The Beatles agree to accompany Captain Fred in his Yellow Submarine and go to Pepperland to free it from the music hating Blue Meanies. (90 mins.)
Director: George Dunning
 
21.
Heavy Metal (1981)
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A glowing green orb - which embodies ultimate evil - terrorizes a young girl with an anthology of bizarre and fantastic stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror. (86 mins.)
 
22.
Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of 'The War of the Worlds' (2006 Video)
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In 1978 Jeff Wayne composed and produced one of the most groundbreaking and best-selling musical works of all time... (110 mins.)
 
23.
Madonna: The Immaculate Collection (1990 Video)
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Definitive classic collection of 12 music videos from the Queen of Pop released along with her first greatest hits package. Her "Vogue" MTV Video Music Awards performance is an added bonus. (60 mins.)
 
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ABBA: The Definitive Collection (2002 Video)
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The band members of ABBA must travel through space and time to bring back the funk. They go through several trials including the hydra... (168 mins.)
 
25.
Björk: Volumen (1999 Video)
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Features 14 stunning videos of Björk. The videos for Human Behaviour (from her first solo album Debut)... (64 mins.)
Stars: Björk
 
26.
Rude Boy (1980)
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A young British punk and roadie for The Clash navigates life in socially torn 1970s England. (133 mins.)
 
27.
The Cure: Greatest Hits (2001 Video)
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(68 mins.)
 
28.
Madonna: The Video Collection 93:99 (1999 Video)
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A collection of Madonna's favorite videos from 1993-1999. Contains the 14 videos: Bad Girl, Fever, Rain... (67 mins.)
 
29.
Madonna: Truth or Dare (1991 Documentary)
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Documentary following singer Madonna on her controversial Blond Ambition tour in 1990. (120 mins.)
Director: Alek Keshishian
 
30.
Madonna: Drowned World Tour 2001 (2001 Documentary)
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A video concert showing Madonna's Drowned World Tour in 2001. (105 mins.)
 
31.
Our Manics in Havana (2001 Documentary)
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On February 17 2001, Welsh punk rock band the Manic Street Preachers played at the Karl Marx Theatre...
Director: Russell Thomas
 
32.
Fantasy: Mariah Carey at Madison Square Garden (1995 Documentary)
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Recorded before a capacity crowd at New York City's most famous venue, Fantasy: Mariah Carey at Madison... (59 mins.)
Director: Larry Jordan
 
33.
Mariah #1's (1999 Video)
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#1's is Mariah Carey's sixth VHS/DVD release. A collection of the music videos of her U.S. number-one... (75 mins.)
 
34.
Michael Jackson: HIStory on Film - Volume II (1997 Documentary)
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Collection of Michael Jackson's music videos from the period 1983-1997. Mainly focused post-1995 era, including videos such as, "Scream", "They Don't Care About Us", and more. (106 mins.)
 
35.
Queen Live at Wembley '86 (1986 Documentary)
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One of the world's biggest bands return to the scene of their Live Aid triumph a year earlier to play all their greatest hits in front of a packed Wembley Stadium. (300 mins.)
Director: Gavin Taylor
 
36.
Stop Making Sense (1984 Documentary)
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An innovative concert movie for the rock group The Talking Heads. (88 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
 
37.
Born to Boogie (1972)
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Documentary about T-Rex includes concert footage and staged sequences. Ringo's directorial work is mindful of touches used in "Magical Mystery Tour." (67 mins.)
Director: Ringo Starr
 
38.
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
 
39.
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
 
40.
Sympathy for the Devil (1968 Documentary)
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Godard's documentation of late 1960s Western counter-culture, examining the Black Panthers, referring to works by LeRoi Jones and Eldridge Cleaver... (100 mins.)
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
 
41.
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
 
42.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
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The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a. 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. (116 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
 
43.
Great Performances (1971 TV Series)
Episode: Cats (1998)
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"Jellicle" cats join for a Jellicle ball where they rejoice with their leader, Old Deuteronomy. One cat will be chosen to go to the "Heavyside Layer" and be reborn. The cats introduce themselves.