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Poll: Broadway to Hollywood Musical Adaptations

Cats (????), Wicked (2019), Miss Saigon (????), The Book of Mormon (????) and American Idiot (????) are poised to be the next in a long line of Broadway to Hollywood success stories. Which big musical became even bigger when it flipped coasts?

Which musical movie based on a successful Broadway stage play became the best Hollywood movie adaptation? * Broadway or Off-Broadway

Discuss the topic here.

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    The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

    Debuts: 1973 West End, 1974 Los Angeles and 1975 Broadway
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    The Phantom of the Opera (2004)

    Debuts: 1986 West End and 1988 Broadway
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    Grease (1978)

    Debuts: 1971 Chicago and 1972 Broadway
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    Dreamgirls (2006)

    Debuts: 1981 Broadway
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    The Sound of Music (1965)

    Debuts: 1959 Broadway
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    Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)

    Debuts: 1979 Broadway
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    West Side Story (1961)

    Debuts: 1957 Broadway
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    Les Misérables (2012)

    Debuts: 1980 Paris, 1985 West End and 1987 Broadway
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    Fiddler on the Roof (1971)

    Debuts: 1964 Broadway
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    Mamma Mia! (2008)

    Debuts: 1999 West End, 2000 Toronto, 2000 US Tour, 2001 Melbourne, 2001 Broadway
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    The King and I (1956)

    Debuts: 1951 Broadway
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    Chicago (2002)

    Debuts: 1975 Broadway
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    My Fair Lady (1964)

    Debuts: 1956 Broadway
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    Into the Woods (2014)

    Debuts: 1986 San Diego and 1987 Broadway
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    Rent (2005)

    Debuts: 1993 Workshop, 1996 Off-Broadway and 1996 Broadway
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    South Pacific (1958)

    Debuts: 1949 New Haven, 1949 Broadway and 1951 West End
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    Rock of Ages (2012)

    Debuts: 2005 Los Angeles, 2006 Las Vegas, 2008 Off-Broadway and 2009 Broadway
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    Guys and Dolls (1955)

    Debuts: 1950 Broadway
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    Jersey Boys (2014)

    Debuts: 2004 La Jolla and 2005 Broadway
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    Oklahoma! (1955)

    Debuts: 1943 New Haven, 1943 Philadelphia, 1943 Broadway and 1947 West End
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    Evita (1996)

    Debuts: 1978 West End 1979 Broadway
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    The Music Man (1962)

    Debuts: 1957 Broadway
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    A Chorus Line (1985)

    Debuts: 1975 Off Broadway, 1975 Broadway and 1976 West End
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    Cabaret (1972)

    Debuts: 1966 Boston and 1966 Broadway
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    Annie (1982)

    Debuts: 1976 Goodspeed Opera House and 1977 Broadway
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    Hello, Dolly! (1969)

    Debuts: 1964 Broadway
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    Hair (1979)

    Debuts: 1967 Off-Broadway and 1968 Broadway
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    Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)

    Debuts: 1970 Concept album and 1971 Broadway
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    Oliver! (1968)

    Debuts: 1960 West End and 1962 Broadway