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1. The Phantom of the Opera (2004)

PG-13 | 143 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.4
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40 Metascore

A young soprano becomes the obsession of a disfigured musical genius who lives beneath the Paris Opéra House.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Gerard Butler, Emmy Rossum, Patrick Wilson, Miranda Richardson

Votes: 96,840 | Gross: $51.23M

2. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

7.3
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Showgirls Lorelei Lee and Dorothy Shaw travel to Paris, pursued by a private detective hired by the disapproving father of Lorelei's fiancé to keep an eye on her, as well as a rich, enamored old man and many other doting admirers.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe, Charles Coburn, Elliott Reid

Votes: 22,583

3. Oliver! (1968)

G | 153 min | Drama, Family, Musical

7.5
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A young boy runs away from an orphanage and meets a group of boys trained to be pickpockets by an elderly mentor.

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Mark Lester, Ron Moody, Shani Wallis, Oliver Reed

Votes: 25,365 | Gross: $16.80M

4. Camelot (1967)

G | 179 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Musical

6.7
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The story of the marriage of England's King Arthur to Guinevere. The plot of illegitimate Mordred to gain the throne and Guinevere's growing attachment to Sir Lancelot, threaten to topple Arthur and destroy his "round table" of knights.

Director: Joshua Logan | Stars: Richard Harris, Vanessa Redgrave, Franco Nero, David Hemmings

Votes: 4,730

5. 1776 (1972)

PG | 141 min | Drama, Family, History

7.6
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A musical retelling of the American Revolution's political struggle in the Continental Congress to declare independence.

Director: Peter H. Hunt | Stars: William Daniels, Howard Da Silva, Ken Howard, Donald Madden

Votes: 6,316

6. The King and I (1999)

G | 87 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

4.0
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29 Metascore

Traveling to the exotic kingdom of Siam, English schoolteacher Anna Leonowens soon discovers that her most difficult challenge is the stubborn, imperious King himself.

Director: Richard Rich | Stars: Miranda Richardson, Martin Vidnovic, Christiane Noll, Ian Richardson

Votes: 3,009 | Gross: $11.96M

7. Show Boat (1951)

Approved | 108 min | Drama, Family, Musical

7.0
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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.

Director: George Sidney | Stars: Kathryn Grayson, Ava Gardner, Howard Keel, Joe E. Brown

Votes: 3,544

8. How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967)

Approved | 121 min | Comedy, Musical

7.3
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Armed with the titular manual, an ambitious window washer seeks to climb the corporate ladder.

Director: David Swift | Stars: Robert Morse, Michele Lee, Rudy Vallee, Anthony 'Scooter' Teague

Votes: 3,388

9. Pal Joey (1957)

Approved | 111 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.8
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Joey Evans is charming, handsome, funny, talented, and a first class, A-number-one heel. When Joey meets the former chorus girl ("She used to be 'Vera...with the Vanishing Veils'") and now ... See full summary »

Director: George Sidney | Stars: Rita Hayworth, Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak, Barbara Nichols

Votes: 3,493

10. Flower Drum Song (1961)

Approved | 133 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.1
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Chinese stowaway Mei Li (Miyoshi Umeki) arrives in San Francisco with her father to meet her fiancé, wealthy nightclub owner Sammy Fong (Jack Soo), in an arranged marriage, but the groom ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Nancy Kwan, James Shigeta, Benson Fong, Jack Soo

Votes: 1,916

11. The Pajama Game (1957)

Approved | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.9
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An Iowa pajama factory worker falls in love with an affable superintendent who had been hired by the factory's boss to help oppose the workers' demand for a pay rise.

Directors: George Abbott, Stanley Donen | Stars: Doris Day, John Raitt, Carol Haney, Eddie Foy Jr.

Votes: 2,390

12. Roberta (1935)

Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.2
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Football player John Kent tags along as Huck Haines and the Wabash Indianians travel to an engagement in Paris, only to lose it immediately. John and company visit his aunt, owner of a posh... See full summary »

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Irene Dunne, Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Randolph Scott

Votes: 2,128

13. One Touch of Venus (1948)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

6.8
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Fantasy comedy about a young window dresser who kisses a statue of Venus, which then comes to life in the form of Ava Gardner. The problems begin, however, when Venus falls in love with him.

Directors: William A. Seiter, Gregory La Cava | Stars: Robert Walker, Ava Gardner, Dick Haymes, Eve Arden

Votes: 914

14. Camelot (1982 TV Movie)

150 min | Musical

7.8
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Part of the cable series "HBO Theatre", this is a videotaped presentation of the 1980 Broadway revival of the musical.

Director: Marty Callner | Stars: Richard Harris, Meg Bussert, Richard Muenz, Barrie Ingham

Votes: 274

15. Lost in the Stars (1974)

G | 97 min | Drama, Musical

6.6
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Brock Peters (To Kill a Mockingbird) is Stephen Kumalo, a black South African minister searching the unfamiliar back alleys and shantytowns of Johannesburg for his son, Absalom.

Director: Daniel Mann | Stars: Brock Peters, Melba Moore, Raymond St. Jacques, Clifton Davis

Votes: 66

16. A Connecticut Yankee (1955 TV Movie)

77 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

5.4
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A live television presentation of Rodgers and Hart's 1927 stage musical.

Directors: Bill Hobin, Max Liebman | Stars: Eddie Albert, Janet Blair, Boris Karloff, Gale Sherwood

Votes: 28

17. Leonard Bernstein: Candide (2003 TV Movie)

116 min | Musical, Music

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Director: Fritz Zeilinger | Stars: Vicco von Bülow, David Stahl, Donald George, Cornelia Götz

Votes: 24

18. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Show Boat (1989)

165 min | Biography, Drama, Music

9.3
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A stage production of the classic musical, videotaped in front of a live audience at the Paper Mill Playhouse, New Jersey.

Director: Kirk Browning | Stars: Eddie Bracken, Rebecca Baxter, Richard White, Shelly Burch

Votes: 78