To watch: Musicals / Music Films

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1.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (1982 TV Movie)
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Sweeney Todd returns to London to uncover the past, along the way meeting Mrs. Lovett, and begins to start his life of crime. (140 mins.)
 
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Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)
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A worldwide epidemic encourages a biotech company to launch an organ-financing program similar in nature to a standard car loan. The repossession clause is a killer, however. (98 mins.)
 
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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
 
4.
Velvet Goldmine (1998)
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In 1984, British journalist Arthur Stuart investigates the career of 1970s glam superstar Brian Slade, who was heavily influenced in his early years by hard-living and rebellious American singer Curt Wild. (118 mins.)
Director: Todd Haynes
 
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Don Giovanni (1979)
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Screen adapatation of Mozart's greatest opera. Don Giovanni, the infamous womanizer, makes one conquest... (176 mins.)
Director: Joseph Losey
 
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Mozart's Don Giovanni (1955)
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Wilhelm Furtwaengler conducts the Vienna State Opera Chorus and Philharmonic Orchestra performing Mozart's famous opera. (170 mins.)
Director: Paul Czinner
 
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I, Don Giovanni (2009)
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A drama based on the life of 18th century Italian lyricist Lorenzo da Ponte, who collaborated with Mozart on his "Don Giovanni" opera. (127 mins.)
Director: Carlos Saura
 
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Rock Star (2001)
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Lead singer of a tribute band becomes lead singer of the real band he idolizes. (105 mins.)
Director: Stephen Herek
 
9.
Suck (2009)
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A comedy centered on a rock 'n' roll band that will do anything to become famous. (91 mins.)
Director: Rob Stefaniuk
 
10.
Mozart in the Jungle (2014 TV Series)
Episode: Pilot (2014)
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Sex, drugs and classical music illustrate what happens behind the curtains at the symphony can be just as captivating as what occurs on stage. (29 mins.)
 
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August Rush (2007)
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A drama with fairy tale elements, where an orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents. (114 mins.)
 
12.
Singin' in the Rain (1952)
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A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound. (103 mins.)
 
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Whiplash (2014)
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A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential. (107 mins.)
Director: Damien Chazelle
 
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This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
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Spinal Tap, one of England's loudest bands, is chronicled by film director Marty DiBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour. (82 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
 
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Rock of Ages (2012)
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A small town girl and a city boy meet on the Sunset Strip, while pursuing their Hollywood dreams. (123 mins.)
Director: Adam Shankman
 
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Ocean's 11 (1960)
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Danny Ocean gathers a group of his World War II compatriots to pull off the ultimate Las Vegas heist. Together the eleven friends plan to rob five Las Vegas casinos in one night. (127 mins.)
Director: Lewis Milestone
 
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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.)
 
18.
Alice Cooper: The Nightmare (1975 TV Movie)
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Steven, a character from Alice Cooper's album "Welcome to My Nightmare", encounters a surreal dream fantasy, guided by the spirit of the nightmare. (66 mins.)
Director: Jørn Winther
 
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Passion (1996 TV Movie)
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In 19th century Italy, a young soldier becomes shattered by the obsessive love of Fosca, his Colonel's homely, ailing cousin. (114 mins.)
Director: James Lapine
 
20.
Jem and the Holograms (2015)
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As a small-town girl catapults from underground video sensation to global superstar, she and her three sisters begin a journey of discovering that some talents are too special to keep hidden. (118 mins.)
Director: Jon M. Chu
 
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Beauty and the Beast (2017)
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An adaptation of the fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love. (129 mins.)
Director: Bill Condon
 
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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
 
23.
A Star Is Born (1976)
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A has-been rock star falls in love with a young, up-and-coming songstress. (139 mins.)
Director: Frank Pierson
 
24.
Sing Street (2016)
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A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes. (106 mins.)
Director: John Carney
 
25.
Red Riding Hood (2006)
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Grandma is babysitting her two grandkids. The girl wants to go out, but grandma asks them to hear a story first. The kids accept if they can change aspects of the story such as replacing the wolf with a werewolf. Is there a catch? (82 mins.)
Director: Randal Kleiser
 
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Unconditional Love (2002)
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After her husband unexpectedly leaves her, Grace Beasley (Kathy Bates) spontaneously travels to Great Britain to attend the funeral of Victor Fox... (124 mins.)
Director: P.J. Hogan
 
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The Singing Detective (2003)
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From his hospital bed, a writer suffering from a skin disease hallucinates musical numbers and paranoid plots. (109 mins.)
Director: Keith Gordon
 
28.
Lipstick on Your Collar (1993 Mini-Series)
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During the Suez Crisis of 1956, two young clerks at the stuffy Foreign Office in Whitehall display little... (360 mins.)
 
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AD/BC: A Rock Opera (2004 TV Movie)
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An all-singing, all-dancing, star-spangled musical leap around the biblical story of the Nativity, set in 1972... (30 mins.)
Director: Richard Ayoade
 
30.
Galavant (2015 TV Series)
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The adventures of Galavant, a dashing hero who is determined to reclaim his reputation and his "Happily Ever After" by going after the evil King Richard, who ruined it the moment he stole the love of Galavant's life, Madalena. (22 mins.)
 
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Chi-Raq (2015)
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A modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play Lysistrata by Aristophanes, set against the backdrop of gang violence in Chicago. (127 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
 
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Parting Glances (1986)
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As Michael and Robert, a gay couple in New York, prepare for Robert's departure for a two-year work assignment in Africa... (90 mins.)
Director: Bill Sherwood
 
33.
The Return of Captain Invincible (1983)
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In WWII, Captain Invincible used his superpowers against the Nazis, and he was a hero. But when they accused him of supporting the communists... (96 mins.)
Director: Philippe Mora
 
34.
Control (2007)
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A profile of Ian Curtis, the enigmatic singer of Joy Division whose personal, professional, and romantic troubles led him to commit suicide at the age of 23. (122 mins.)
Director: Anton Corbijn
 
35.
Basmati Blues (2017)
A brilliant scientist is plucked out of the company lab and sent to India to sell the genetically modified rice she created - which she doesn't realize will destroy the farmers she thinks she's helping.
Director: Dan Baron
 
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Ordinary World (2016)
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An aging punk rocker copes with life after rock. (86 mins.)
Director: Lee Kirk
 
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Ricki and the Flash (2015)
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A musician who gave up everything for her dream of rock-and-roll stardom returns home, looking to make things right with her family. (101 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
 
38.
Rock the Kasbah (2015)
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A down-on-his-luck music manager discovers a teenage girl with an extraordinary voice while on a music tour in Afghanistan and takes her to Kabul to compete on the popular television show, Afghan Star. (106 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
 
39.
What We Do Is Secret (2007)
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A biopic of punk legend Darby Crash and his band, the Germs. (92 mins.)
Director: Rodger Grossman