My Movies: Musicals

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1.
By the Light of the Silvery Moon (1953)
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Marjorie Winfield's engagement to Bill Sherman, who has just arrived home from fighting in World War I, serves as the backdrop for the trials and tribulations of her family. (101 mins.)
Director: David Butler
 
2.
Calamity Jane (1953)
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The story of Calamity Jane, her saloon, and her romance with Wild Bill Hickok. (101 mins.)
Director: David Butler
 
3.
Call Me Madam (1953)
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Washington hostess Sally Adams becomes a Truman-era US ambassador to a European grand duchy. (114 mins.)
Director: Walter Lang
 
4.
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
 
5.
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
 
6.
Grease 2 (1982)
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An English student at a 1960s American high school has to prove himself to the leader of a girls' gang whose members can only date greasers. (115 mins.)
Director: Patricia Birch
 
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
 
8.
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
 
9.
Kiss Me Kate (1953)
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An ex-husband and wife team star in a musical version of 'The Taming of the Shrew'; off-stage, the production is troublesome with ex-lovers' quarrels and a gangster looking for some money owed to them. (109 mins.)
Director: George Sidney
 
10.
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
 
11.
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
 
12.
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)
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In the year leading up to 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.)
 
13.
On Moonlight Bay (1951)
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During World War I, a teenage girl begins a romance with a college student, but his unconventional attitudes cause friction with her father. (95 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
 
14.
Road to Bali (1952)
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Two unemployed show-biz pals accept treasure-diving work in Bali for a local princess and they find treasure,love and trouble. (91 mins.)
Director: Hal Walker
 
15.
Road to Rio (1947)
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Two inept vaudevillians stow away on a Brazilian-bound ocean liner and foil a plot by a sinister hypnotist to marry off her niece to a greedy fortune hunter. (100 mins.)
 
16.
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954)
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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
 
17.
Show Boat (1951)
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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
 
18.
Tammy and the Bachelor (1957)
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An unsophisticated young woman from the Mississippi swamps falls in love with an unconventional southern gentleman. (89 mins.)
Director: Joseph Pevney
 
19.
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
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Dorothy Gale is swept away from a farm in Kansas to a magical land of Oz in a tornado and embarks on a quest with her new friends to see the Wizard who can help her return home in Kansas and help her friends as well. (102 mins.)
Director: Victor Fleming
 
20.
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
 
21.
Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
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The life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer, and singer George M. Cohan. (126 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
22.
Tom Thumb (1958)
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The Forest Queen grants the wish of Jonathan, the woodcutter, and his wife, Anna. (98 mins.)
Director: George Pal
 
23.
Stars and Stripes Forever (1952)
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A film biography of the composer John Philip Sousa, from his early days in the Marine Corps Band through the Spanish-American War in 1898. (90 mins.)
Director: Henry Koster
 
24.
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
“ Aileen Quinn and Carol Burnett ” - mjcn74
 
25.
An American in Paris (1951)
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Three friends struggle to find work in Paris. Things become more complicated when two of them fall in love with the same woman. (113 mins.)
 
26.
Annie Get Your Gun (1950)
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The story of the great sharpshooter Annie Oakley, who rose to fame while dealing with her love/professional rival, Frank Butler. (107 mins.)
Director: George Sidney
 
27.
Les Misérables (2000 Mini-Series)
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The scene is set during the French Restoration at the beginning of the 19th century. Jean Valjean, a... (90 mins.)
 
28.
The Jolson Story (1946)
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This movie shows the idealized career of the singer Al Jolson, a little Jewish boy who goes against the will of his father in order to be in showbiz... (128 mins.)
Director: Alfred E. Green
 
29.
Bloodworth (2010)
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A man who left home 40 years earlier to become a country singer returns home to the tattered remains of his broken family and a grandson who is desperately trying to escape the family curse. (105 mins.)
 
30.
Songwriter (1984)
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Doc Jenkins is a singer/songwriter who tries to leave his singer/songwriter roots to be a music "mogul"... (94 mins.)
Director: Alan Rudolph
 
31.
Falling from Grace (1992)
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Rock singer John Mellencamp makes his screen and directorial debut in this story by "Lonesome Dove" author... (100 mins.)
Director: John Mellencamp
 
32.
Don't Come Knocking (2005)
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Howard Spence (Sam Shepard) has seen better days. Once a big Western movie star, he now drowns his... (122 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
 
33.
Woodstock (1970 Documentary)
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The film chronicle of the legendary 1969 music festival. (184 mins.)
 
34.
Jersey Boys (2014)
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The story of four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together to form the iconic 1960s rock group The Four Seasons. (134 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
 
35.
Cinderella (1965 TV Movie)
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1965 TV-version of the classic fairy tale, set to a Rodgers and Hammerstein score. (84 mins.)
 
36.
The Sound of Music Live! (2013 TV Movie)
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A live telecast of the famous Rodgers and Hammerstein musical. (180 mins.)
 
37.
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
 
38.
Xanadu (1980)
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The story of a girl who makes dreams come true. (96 mins.)
 
39.
Grease Live! (2016 TV Movie)
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After enjoying a summer romance, high school students Danny and Sandy are unexpectedly reunited when she transfers to Rydell High. There Sandy must contend with cynical Rizzo and the Pink Ladies in attempt to win Danny's heart again. (180 mins.)
 
40.
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
 
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.
Oklahoma! (1955)
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In the Oklahoma territory at the turn of the twentieth century, two young cowboys vie with a violent... (145 mins.)
Director: Fred Zinnemann