Best musicals of all timeby mileygirl7 | created - 12 Oct 2011 | updated - 12 Oct 2011 | Public
A lot of these were stage shows before they were movies
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1. Grease (1978)
PG-13 | 110 min | Musical, Romance
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?
Votes: 189,132 | Gross: $188.76M
My best friend catherine and I saw this in Boston and they actually smoked on stage but they were probably just those none tabaco ones
2. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
PG | 102 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 323,119 | Gross: $22.20M
I love Judy Garland RIP
3. Dirty Dancing (1987)
PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances "Baby" Houseman falls in love with the camp's dance instructor, Johnny Castle.
Votes: 159,052 | Gross: $63.95M
some people don't really call this a "musical"
4. Mamma Mia! (2008)
PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Family, Musical
The story of a bride-to-be trying to find her real father told using hit songs by the popular 1970s group ABBA.
Votes: 160,671 | Gross: $144.13M
I also saw this
The Wonderful World of Disney (1995–2005)
Unrated | 90 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
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.
I like this version better than the other one
6. Annie (1982)
PG | 127 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A young orphan girl's adventures in finding a family that will take her.
Votes: 33,821 | Gross: $57.06M
But this one is also good too
7. Oliver! (1968)
G | 153 min | Drama, Family, Musical
Young Oliver Twist runs away from an orphanage and meets a group of boys trained to be pickpockets by an elderly mentor.
Votes: 28,568 | Gross: $16.80M
I did this show at the Y and was pushed by Bill Sykes
8. Footloose (1984)
PG | 107 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A city teenager moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace.
Votes: 58,352 | Gross: $80.04M
This should be counted as a musical it's on broadway
9. Beauty and the Beast (1991)
G | 84 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
A young woman whose father has been imprisoned by a terrifying beast offers herself in his place, unaware that her captor is actually a prince, physically altered by a magic spell.
Votes: 353,758 | Gross: $218.97M
I love disney
10. Glee (2009–2015)
TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A group of ambitious misfits try to escape the harsh realities of high school by joining a glee club, where they find strength, acceptance and, ultimately, their voice, while working to pursue dreams of their own.
This totally counts as a musical TV SHOW
11. Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
G | 100 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical
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.
Votes: 145,981 | Gross: $4.00M
I love gene wilder he is such a great actor
12. Hairspray (2007)
PG | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.
Votes: 105,960 | Gross: $118.87M
Zac Efron is so young in this
13. Anastasia (1997)
G | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
The last surviving child of the Russian Royal Family joins two con men to reunite with her grandmother, the Dowager Empress, while the undead Rasputin seeks her death.
Votes: 96,352 | Gross: $58.41M
I love John Cusack he's the voice of Dimitri in this
14. The Jungle Book (I) (1967)
G | 78 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Bagheera the Panther and Baloo the Bear have a difficult time trying to convince a boy to leave the jungle for human civilization.
Votes: 137,938 | Gross: $141.84M
I also did this at the Y and was the sun
15. Dreamgirls (2006)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Music, Musical
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.
Votes: 60,998 | Gross: $103.37M
I HEART BEYONCE
16. Cry-Baby (1990)
PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Musical
In 1950s Baltimore, a bad boy with a heart of gold wins the love of a good girl, whose boyfriend sets out for revenge.
Votes: 47,575 | Gross: $8.27M
I HEART JOHNNY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
17. Newsies (1992)
PG | 121 min | Drama, Family, History
A musical based on the New York City newsboy strike of 1899. When young newspaper sellers are exploited beyond reason by their bosses they set out to enact change and are met by the ruthlessness of big business.
Votes: 16,555 | Gross: $2.82M
Such a great film they should have put this on broadway
18. The Wiz (1978)
G | 134 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
An adaptation of "The Wizard of Oz" that tries to capture the essence of the African-American experience.
Votes: 11,876 | Gross: $21.05M
19. The King and I (1999)
G | 87 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
Traveling to the exotic kingdom of Siam, English schoolteacher Anna Leonowens soon discovers that her most difficult challenge is the stubborn, imperious King himself.
Votes: 3,249 | Gross: $11.96M
I just love this movie
20. Guys and Dolls (1955)
Approved | 150 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical
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.
I love Frank Sinatra
21. Purple Rain (1984)
R | 111 min | Drama, Music, Musical
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.
Votes: 16,358 | Gross: $68.39M