20 Weirdest Musicalsby thepoet21 | created - 18 Mar 2013 | updated - 03 Nov 2013 | Public
Now, there are good musicals and bad ones, these are good and bad musicals. Some I like, some I don't!
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1. Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982)
R | 95 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy
A confined but troubled rock star descends into madness in the midst of his physical and social isolation from everyone.
Votes: 65,133 | Gross: $22.24M
I love this one. Recorded it off MTV when it premiered and watched it every weekend just about.
2. Idlewild (2006)
R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Musical
A musical set in the Prohibition-era American South, where a speakeasy performer and club manager Rooster must contend with gangsters who have their eyes on the club while his piano player ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,781 | Gross: $12.55M
For all its good intentions, this rap musical I think left Outkast looking pretty bad and had people wondering what drugs they were on.
3. Streets of Fire (1984)
PG | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A mercenary is hired to rescue his ex-girlfriend, a singer who has been kidnapped by a motorcycle gang.
Votes: 13,940 | Gross: $8.09M
I love this movie, it is one of my favorites, but its really weird. Why is everybody acting like they are from the 50s but it is set sometime in the "future". Strange.
4. Head (1968)
G | 86 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
The Monkees are tossed about in a psychedelic, surrealist, plotless, circular bit of fun fluff.
I always refer to this on alot of my lists. Probably one of the greatest rock musicals ever!
5. Godspell (1973)
G | 103 min | Musical
An adaption of the musical, in a modern-day song-and-dance recreation of the Gospel of St. Matthew.
This was awesome; alot of people had a problem with its hippy vibe, but I love this movie!
6. Tommy (1975)
PG | 111 min | Drama, Musical
A psychosomatically deaf, dumb and blind boy becomes a master pinball player and, subsequently, the object of a religious cult.
Votes: 16,566 | Gross: $34.25M
This movie always had me scratching my head. I guess I was never a big Who fan.
7. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978)
PG | 113 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Small town band hits it big, but they must battle a nefarious plot in the music industry.
Votes: 5,253 | Gross: $12.90M
8. Xanadu (1980)
PG | 96 min | Fantasy, Musical, Romance
The story of a girl who makes dreams come true.
Votes: 9,978 | Gross: $22.76M
Gay. Cool, but very gay.
9. Grease 2 (1982)
PG | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
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.
Votes: 28,294 | Gross: $15.17M
10. Harlem Rides the Range (1939)
56 min | Western
A cowboy and his sidekick try to help a homesteader from being cheated out of his property.
11. Carmen: A Hip Hopera (2001 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 88 min | Musical, Drama
Based on Bizet's classic opera and its all African American musical counterpart Carmen Jones, Carmen a Hiphopera is a modern retelling of the story of the tragic gypsy Carmen. The setting ... See full summary »
Great cast but fell flat