The best Musicals Ever made

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1.
Gold Diggers of 1935 (1935)
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Romantic antics abound among the guests at a luxury hotel, including a stage director, an eccentric millionaire, and the daughter of a financial backer. (95 mins.)
Director: Busby Berkeley
“ The dance scenes/choreography of the "Lullaby of Broadway" is just amazing and in my mind the best filmed danced number (100 tap dancer in one Scene where dance simultanly) ” - Swissangel4616
 
2.
Born to Dance (1936)
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Sailor Ted meets at the Lonely Hearts Club of his friend Gunny's wife, Jenny, a girl, Nora Paige, and falls in love... (106 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
“ one name: Eleanor Powell.
Rap tap on the Woods, Swingin the Jinx away... amazing dance scenes. And she's until today the QUEEN OF TAP ” - Swissangel4616
 
3.
Top Hat (1935)
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An American dancer comes to Britain and falls for a model whom he initially annoyed, but she mistakes him for his goofy producer. (101 mins.)
Director: Mark Sandrich
“ Fred Astaire - the greatest Tap Dancer who ever lived. "The Piccolino" and "cheek to cheek" are CLASSIC numbers!!!! ” - Swissangel4616
 
4.
Swing Time (1936)
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A performer and gambler travels to New York City to raise the $25,000 he needs to marry his fiancée, only to become entangled with a beautiful aspiring dancer. (103 mins.)
Director: George Stevens
“ Bojangles of Harlem is an amazing dance number when Fred Astaire is dancing with / against his shadow. ” - Swissangel4616
 
5.
Follow the Fleet (1936)
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A Navy sailor tries to rekindle a romance with the woman he loves while on liberty in San Francisco. (110 mins.)
Director: Mark Sandrich
“ The number with tap-dancing sailors is fantastic. ” - Swissangel4616
 
6.
Broadway Melody of 1940 (1940)
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Johnny Brett and King Shaw are an unsuccessful dance team in New York. A producer discovers Brett as the new partner for Clare Bennett, but Brett, who thinks he is one of the people they lent money to gives him the name of his partner. (102 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
“ Begin the Beguine: Eleanor Powell versus Fred Astaire! Two greatest Tap Dancer of World together!!! ” - Swissangel4616
 
7.
Singin' in the Rain (1952)
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A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound. (103 mins.)
“ Stunning, amazing choreographed. - HISTORY!!! - ” - Swissangel4616
 
8.
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.)
“ Another great tap dancer: Gene Kelly, on the similar level with Fred Astaire. His dancing is a bit different than Astaire's. And its Leslie Caron's debut (discovered by Kelly) ” - Swissangel4616
 
9.
Royal Wedding (1951)
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Tom and Ellen Bowen are a brother and sister dance act whose show closes in New York. Their agent books... (93 mins.)
Director: Stanley Donen
“ The Dancing in the living room is CLASSIC. Amazing made!!!! ” - Swissangel4616
 
10.
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.)
“ From the "Stereophonic Sound" to "The Ritz Roll and Rock" number - just fantastic. ” - Swissangel4616
 
11.
Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)
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A wealthy composer rescues unemployed Broadway performers with a new play. (97 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
“ The "Shadow Waltz" amazing filmed - with technic they had in 1933. The scenes / stage was almost destroyd by an eartquake during the filming. ” - Swissangel4616
 
12.
Lovely to Look At (1952)
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Al Marsh, Tony Naylor and Jerry Ralby, Broadway producers, are desperately looking for backers. Al is one of the heirs of a dress salon in Paris... (103 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
“ Gower & Marge Champion - true dance champions. The final dance scenes / fashion-show sequence in glorious technicolor is fantastic. Also the dance /instrumental number of "Smoke get in your Eyes". ” - Swissangel4616
 
13.
Rosalie (1937)
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West Point cadet Dick Thorpe falls in love with a girl, who turns out to be a princess from an European kingdom. (123 mins.)
“ Again Eleanor Powell: the final dances scenes on the drums was the biggest set ever build with the most dancer/extras in the scene a movie ever had. ” - Swissangel4616
 
14.
Lady Be Good (1941)
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Songwriters Dixie Donegan and Eddie Crane are still in love after their divorce. Dixie's friend Marilyn Marsh tries to convince them to marry again... (112 mins.)
“ Eleanor Powells Dancing with the Dog (herself trained the dog!) and Broadway Rhythm are amazing numbers. in "That's Entertainment" we can see a behind the scenes how "Fascinating Rhythm" was filmed. ” - Swissangel4616
 
15.
Everybody Sing (1938)
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Judy Bellaire, played by Judy Garland, is the center of trouble at her exclusive private and very conservative school... (91 mins.)
Director: Edwin L. Marin
“ Judy Garland - a outstanding talented singer and actress and dancer. 3 numbers are great: Swing Mr. Mendelssohn, Snooks (Why? - Because!) (Judy Garland with Fanny Brice), "Down on Melody Farm", ” - Swissangel4616
 
16.
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.)
“ Doesn't need a comment. ” - Swissangel4616
 
17.
Babes in Arms (1939)
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The struggle of two talented young artists, to make their own way in the show business. (94 mins.)
Director: Busby Berkeley
“ Betty Jaynes versus Judy Garland - Opera versus Swing:
I Like Opera/I Like Swing, Figaro.... Medley...

I'm just speechless - amazing composed.

Also there was another amazing talented singer: Douglas McPhail who had a uncredited role as singer (can be heard) in "Broadway Melody of 1940). ” - Swissangel4616
 
18.
Carousel (1956)
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Fifteen years after his death, a carousel barker is granted permission to return to Earth for one day to make amends to his widow and their daughter. (128 mins.)
Director: Henry King
“ Not only the Academy Winner song "You'll Never Walk Alone" sung by Shirley Jones is amazing, also those dance scenes filmed partially on location in Todd-AO. ” - Swissangel4616
 
19.
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
“ Like "Carousel" contains Oklahoma! Ballett Dance Scenes. Also filmed in TODD-AO and in Cinemascope. ” - Swissangel4616
 
20.
Easter Parade (1948)
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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
“ Judy Garland and Fred Astaire together. What do you want more? Ann Miller sing and tap dance number... that still rocks after 65 years. ” - Swissangel4616
 
21.
Anchors Aweigh (1945)
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Two sailors, one naive, the other experienced in the ways of the world, on liberty in Los Angeles, is the setting for this movie musical. (143 mins.)
Director: George Sidney
“ Gene Kelly and Jerry Mouse... stunning ” - Swissangel4616
 
22.
Mary Poppins (1964)
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In turn of the century London, a magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father. (139 mins.)
“ Another true classic musical with Real-Life combined with Animation: thats ART! or in other words: supercalifragelisticepsicaligoteous. ” - Swissangel4616
 
23.
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
“ Another Julie Andrews Vehicle. It's history of great musicals filmed on location. Unforgetable songs: Do-Re-Me, My Favorie Things, The Loneley Goatheard and Edelweiss. Julie Andrews voice is just amazing. ” - Swissangel4616
 
24.
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
“ The songs are classic. This musical is wonderful filmed. Ok, dance scenes are by far not good (they're almost cheapy choreographed) but Meryl Streep is fantastic. Also her two friends. - its just a good feeling musical. ” - Swissangel4616
 
25.
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.)
“ completely filmed in the studios - gives a own charme and fantasy touch - very well choreographed and danced: Gene Kelly and Cyd Charisse. ” - Swissangel4616
 
26.
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
“ filmed once in 3D but very good danced by a (later) famous choreographer: Bob Fosse. Also both singer Kathryn Grayson and Howard Keel (yes, Clayton Farlow from "Dallas" can sing!!!) are fantastic. And also Ann Miller, a great tap dancer who I call just behind Eleanor Powell. ” - Swissangel4616
 
27.
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.)
“ filmed partially on location in and around Paris. Has wonderful songs. Maurice Chevalier still rocks! ” - Swissangel4616
 
28.
It's Always Fair Weather (1955)
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Three soldiers meet 10 years after their last meeting in New York, and find out that they have little in common now. (101 mins.)
“ has great dances scenes. ” - Swissangel4616
 
29.
The Barkleys of Broadway (1949)
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A successful but constantly-feuding husband and wife musical comedy team threatens to break up when the wife entertains an offer to become a serious actress. (109 mins.)
Director: Charles Walters
 
30.
Broadway Melody of 1936 (1935)
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Bob Gordon is staging a new Broadway Show, but he is short of money. He gets an offer of money by the young widow Lilian... (101 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
“ I've got a feelin' you're foolin', a wonderful song. And that tap number with Eleanor Powell and Buddy Ebsen... great! ” - Swissangel4616
 
31.
Shall We Dance (1937)
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A budding romance between a ballet master and a tap dancer becomes complicated when rumors surface that they're already married. (109 mins.)
Director: Mark Sandrich
“ The "Slap That Bass"-Number is amazing. - don't need more comments - ” - Swissangel4616
 
32.
Honolulu (1939)
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Wanting a break from his overzealous fans, a famous movie star hires a Hawaiian plantation owner to switch places with him for a few weeks. (83 mins.)
Director: Edward Buzzell
“ Fantastic Eleanor Powell Vehicle with great dancer numbers, beginning with "Honolulu" sung by Gracie Allen and tap danced by Eleanor Powell, her Bill Robinson-Medley/Homage, and ""Hola E Pae"/"Hawaiian Medley". Betty Jaynes (who sung Opera vs. Swing in "Babes in Arms" can be seen (uncredited) and heard as singer/chorus) ” - Swissangel4616
 
33.
Scared Stiff (1953)
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Fleeing a murder charge, a singer and a busboy (Martin & Lewis) wind up on a spooky Carribean island inherited by heiress (Scott). (108 mins.)
Director: George Marshall
“ Not really a "musical" in that sense. But contains around 4 songs incl. Jerry Lewis amazing Carmen Miranda Parody "Mamãe Eu Quero"which I think its great. ” - Swissangel4616
 
34.
The Big Store (1941)
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A detective is hired to protect the life of a singer, who has recently inherited a department store, from the store's crooked manager. (83 mins.)
Director: Charles Riesner
“ A Marx Brothers vehicle. Not a Musical in that sense but contains great musical number on the piano and "Harfe" ” - Swissangel4616
 
35.
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
“ beautiful songs and amazing danced barn-dance ” - Swissangel4616
 
36.
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
“ Russ Tamblyn - great acrobatic dancer. ” - Swissangel4616
 
37.
Broadway Melody of 1938 (1937)
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Steve Raleight wants to produce a show on Broadway. He finds a backer, Herman Whipple and a leading lady... (110 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
“ Judy Garland ” - Swissangel4616
 
38.
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
“ Judy Garland ” - Swissangel4616
 
39.
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
“ compare Betty huttons Scenes with the deleted Judy Garland scenes (are on the DVD as special features) - both are great ” - Swissangel4616
 
40.
There's No Business Like Show Business (1954)
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Molly and Terry Donahue, plus their three children, are The Five Donahues. Son Tim meets hat-check girl Vicky and the family act begins to fall apart. (117 mins.)
Director: Walter Lang
 
41.
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
“ History!!!! ” - Swissangel4616
 
42.
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.)
“ great songs. ” - Swissangel4616
 
43.
Strike Up the Band (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Jimmy Connors and his girl-friend want to take part in Paul Whiteman's highschool's band contest, but they cannot afford the fare... (120 mins.)
Director: Busby Berkeley
 
44.
Babes on Broadway (1941)
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Tommy Williams desperately wants to get to Broadway, but as he is only singing in a spaghetti house for tips he is a long way off... (118 mins.)
Director: Busby Berkeley
 
45.
Ziegfeld Follies (1945)
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The late, great impresario Florenz Ziegfeld looks down from heaven and ordains a new revue in his grand old style. (110 mins.)
“ Pure Entertainment ” - Swissangel4616
 
46.
Summer Stock (1950)
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A small-town farmer, down on her luck, finds her homestead invaded by a theatrical troupe invited to stay by her ne'er-do-well sister. (108 mins.)
Director: Charles Walters
“ Judy Garland and Gene Kelly ” - Swissangel4616
 
47.
42nd Street (1933)
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A director puts on what may be his last Broadway show and, at the last moment, a naive newcomer has to replace the star. (89 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
 
48.
Footlight Parade (1933)
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Chester Kent struggles against time, romance, and a rival's spy to produce spectacular live "prologues" for movie houses. (104 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
 
49.
The Toast of New Orleans (1950)
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Snooty opera singer meets a rough-and-tumble fisherman in the Louisiana bayous, but this fisherman can sing... (97 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
“ amazing voice. Mario Lanza and Kathryn Grayson. In a supporting role: Rita Moreno (West Side Story). ” - Swissangel4616
 
50.
That Midnight Kiss (1949)
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In Philadelphia, the soprano Prudence Budell returns from Europe after a period of five years training in the best Europeans music schools... (96 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
 
51.
The Student Prince (1954)
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A prince has a romance with a barmaid before he must give up personal happiness for duty. (107 mins.)
Director: Richard Thorpe
“ ok.. I don't like really Edmund Purdom in this role. His singing voice was dubbed by Mario Lanza - and this is just amazing. ” - Swissangel4616
 
52.
The Belle of New York (1952)
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In squeaky-clean New York at the turn of the century, playboy Charlie Hill falls so much in love that he can walk on air... (82 mins.)
Director: Charles Walters
 
53.
Carefree (1938)
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A psychiatrist agrees to hypnotize his friend's girlfriend in order to convince her to accept his proposals of marriage, but she ends up falling for the psychiatrist instead. (83 mins.)
Director: Mark Sandrich
 
54.
A Damsel in Distress (1937)
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Lady Alyce Marshmorton must marry soon, and the staff of Tottney Castle have laid bets on who she'll choose... (101 mins.)
Director: George Stevens
 
55.
Roberta (1935)
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In Paris, a man clueless about fashion suddenly inherits his aunt's dress shop, while his bandleader friend reunites with his old flame. (106 mins.)
 
56.
The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939)
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The story of married couple Irene Castle and Vernon Castle, sensational ballroom dancers prior to World War I. (93 mins.)
Director: H.C. Potter
 
57.
Yolanda and the Thief (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Johnny Riggs, a con man on the lam, finds himself in a Latin-American country named Patria. There, he... (108 mins.)
“ bizarre dance number... interesting, but was back in 1945 a flop. ” - Swissangel4616
 
58.
Three Little Words (1950)
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The story of the successful Tin Pan Alley songwriting team of Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby is told loosely and lightheartedly. (102 mins.)
Director: Richard Thorpe
 
59.
Finian's Rainbow (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
An Irish immigrant and his daughter move into a town in the American South with a magical piece of gold that will change people's lives, including a struggling farmer and African American citizens threatened by a bigoted politician. (141 mins.)
“ except one scene a wonderful fantasy musical with a great voice: Petula Clark and wonderful songs. ” - Swissangel4616
 
60.
The Glass Slipper (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Tomboyish outcast "Cinder" Ella and the duke's charming son Charles fall in love in this comedic rendition of the classic fairy tale. (93 mins.)
Director: Charles Walters
“ Not really a musical in that sense, but contains a wonderful Ballett (dream)-Scene danced by Leslie Caron. ” - Swissangel4616
 
61.
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
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Showgirls Lorelei Lee and Dorothy Shaw travel to Paris, pursued by a private detective hired by the suspicious father of Lorelei's fiancé, as well as a rich, enamored old man and many other doting admirers. (91 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
“ Marilyn Monroe sings: "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend". "West Side Story" actor George Chakiris can be seen as dancer/chorus during the "Diamonds..." dance scenes. Fantastic scenery. Jane Russell & Marilyn Monroe are stunning!!!! ” - Swissangel4616
 
62.
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
“ Wonderful, even Miss Hepburn singing voice was dubbed by Marnie Nixon.
the Actors, Songs, Camera, Art Direction and not to forget the costumes... everything is perfect. ” - Swissangel4616
 
63.
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
“ Wonderful Musical. Ok. Deborah King dind't sing. She was dubbed by Marnie Nixon who also gave her voice to "My Fair Lady". Nixon can be seen as Nun on the beginning of "The Sound of Music". ” - Swissangel4616
 
64.
South Pacific (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
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
“ Amazing and beautiful movie with fantastic songs. OK, the "Color/filter"-effects are to much... but the filmmaker could'nt remove the colors/effect after the filming. ” - Swissangel4616
 
65.
State Fair (1945)
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The Frake family attends the annual Iowa State Fair; each member of the clan has their own reason for doing so. (100 mins.)
Director: Walter Lang
 
66.
State Fair (1962)
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Texan farmers the Frake family head for the Texas State Fair in Dallas. The parents are focused on winning the competitions for livestock and cooking. However, their restless daughter Margy and her brother Wayne meet attractive new love interests. (118 mins.)
Director: José Ferrer
 
67.
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
“ Usually, I don't like Madonna, but in this "Musical" which is completely sung, she did a great job. ” - Swissangel4616
 
68.
Lullaby of Broadway (1951)
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A showgirl returns to her New York home to visit her alcoholic mother, where she catches the eye of a Broadway producer. (92 mins.)
Director: David Butler
 
69.
Love Me or Leave Me (1955)
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A fictionalized account of the career of jazz singer Ruth Etting and her tempestuous marriage to gangster Marty Snyder, who helped propel her to stardom. (122 mins.)
Director: Charles Vidor
“ Not really a musical in the classic style, but Doris Day singing Voice is great. ” - Swissangel4616
 
70.
Hit the Deck (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Sailor Danny Xavier Smith and two other gobs try to save his sister Susan's virtue. She wants to get a role in the show "Hit the Deck"... (112 mins.)
Director: Roy Rowland
“ "Sing...Hallelujah..." ” - Swissangel4616
 
71.
Kismet (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A roguish poet is given the run of the scheming Wazir's harem while pretending to help him usurp the young caliph. (113 mins.)
“ Not the best Musical but entertaining but good songs. Did you know? the legendary "Dynasty", "Melrose Place", "Charmed"-Producer Aaron Spelling was an actor in the 50' and he can be seen as "Begar" in "Kismet". It's a remake of a Marlene Dietrich movie (in the 40's). ” - Swissangel4616
 
72.
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.)
“ Judy Garland and Busby Barkley's choreographed Dance-Numbers. Not his best work but still entertaining. ” - Swissangel4616
 
73.
In the Good Old Summertime (1949)
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It's turn of the century America when Andrew and Veronica first meet - by crashing into each other.... (102 mins.)
 
74.
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A young woman separated from her lover by war faces a life-altering decision. (91 mins.)
Director: Jacques Demy
 
75.
Ziegfeld Girl (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Discovery by Flo Ziegfeld changes a girl's life but not necessarily for the better, as three beautiful... (132 mins.)
“ Judy Garland is always great. ” - Swissangel4616
 
76.
The Great Ziegfeld (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
The ups and downs of Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., famed producer of extravagant stage revues, are portrayed. (176 mins.)
“ Is not really a "Musical" but contains 2 interesting "big" musical numbers which are interesting filmed ” - Swissangel4616
 
77.
Cabin in the Sky (1943)
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A compulsive gambler dies during a shooting, but he'll receive a second chance to reform himself and to make up with his worried wife. (98 mins.)
“ great musical numbers and very talented actors/singer ” - Swissangel4616
 
78.
Stormy Weather (1943)
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The relationship between an aspiring dancer and a popular songstress provides a retrospective of the great African American entertainers of the early 1900s. (78 mins.)
Director: Andrew Stone
“ like "Cabine in the Sky", great talents and great numbers. The Nicholas Brothers are just fantastic. ” - Swissangel4616
 
79.
Till the Clouds Roll By (1946)
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Biography of songwriter, Broadway pioneer, Jerome Kern. Unable to find immediate success in the USA, Kern sought recognition abroad. He journeyed to England where his dreams of success became real and where he met his future wife Eva. (132 mins.)
Director: Richard Whorf
 
80.
Words and Music (1948)
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Fictionalized story of the songwriting partnership of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart. (120 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
 
81.
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
 
82.
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
“ "Chicago" is one of the better Musical in the NEW-AGE/21Century. Mrs. Douglas and Renee Zellweger are talented and also the dance scenes interesting. Just a little bit to fast edited in my mind.. but well... ” - Swissangel4616
 
83.
Good News (1947)
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At fictitious Tait University in the Roaring 20's, co-ed and school librarian Connie Lane falls for football hero Tommy Marlowe... (93 mins.)
Director: Charles Walters
 
84.
Du Barry Was a Lady (1943)
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A night club's coatroom attendant who's in-love with the club's singer accidentally sips a drugged drink that makes him dream he's French King Louis XV courting the infamous Madame Du Barry. (101 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
 
85.
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
“ Marge & Gower's Champion early movie appearance. ” - Swissangel4616
 
86.
Pete's Dragon (1977)
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An orphan boy and his magical dragon come to town with his abusive adoptive parents in pursuit. (128 mins.)
Director: Don Chaffey
“ another wonderful Disney Live-action/Animation Musical. For the german release, all songs (except one or two) was deleted and still not available on DVD. ” - Swissangel4616
 
87.
Best Foot Forward (1943)
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Lucille Ball accepts a cadet's invitation to a military academy's senior prom in order to boost her career. (94 mins.)
Director: Edward Buzzell
 
88.
The 42nd Heaven (1962)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Kurt Früh
“ This the only one Musical made in Switzerland. It doesn't have any true dance numbers... but the songs are lovely (maybe not perfect), specially the "The Teddybear"-Song. ” - Swissangel4616
 
89.
Here I Am, Here I Stay (1959)
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(100 mins.)
Director: Werner Jacobs
“ amazing talented singer, dancer, actress, entertainer... has a great voice. Speak italian, french, german, english... and lives in Lugano, Switzerland. ” - Swissangel4616
 
90.
Du bist Musik (1956)
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(91 mins.)
Director: Paul Martin
“ ... with Caterina Valente. ” - Swissangel4616
 
91.
Bonjour Kathrin (1956)
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(96 mins.)
Director: Karl Anton
 
92.
Love, Dance, and 1000 Songs (1955)
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(103 mins.)
Director: Paul Martin
“ the two greatest Talents in the german speaking part together in one movie: Peter Alexander and Catherina Valente. ” - Swissangel4616