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1. Spider-Man 3 (2007)

PG-13 | 139 min | Action, Adventure

6.2
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59 Metascore

A strange black entity from another world bonds with Peter Parker and causes inner turmoil as he contends with new villains, temptations, and revenge.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Topher Grace, Thomas Haden Church

Votes: 416,092 | Gross: $336.53M

2. The Producers (2005)

PG-13 | 134 min | Comedy, Musical

6.4
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52 Metascore

After putting together another Broadway flop, down-on-his-luck producer Max Bialystock teams up with timid accountant Leo Bloom in a get-rich-quick scheme to put on the world's worst show.

Director: Susan Stroman | Stars: Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Uma Thurman, Will Ferrell

Votes: 36,600 | Gross: $19.38M

3. Funny Girl (1968)

G | 151 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.6
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89 Metascore

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.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, Kay Medford, Anne Francis

Votes: 14,570 | Gross: $0.22M

4. The Band Wagon (1953)

Passed | 112 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.6
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A pretentiously artistic director is hired for a new Broadway musical and changes it beyond recognition.

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Oscar Levant, Nanette Fabray

Votes: 8,097

5. A Chorus Line (1985)

PG-13 | 113 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.1
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46 Metascore

Hopefuls try out before a demanding director for a part in a new musical.

Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Michael Douglas, Terrence Mann, Michael Blevins, Yamil Borges

Votes: 7,907 | Gross: $14.20M

6. American Dreamz (2006)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Music

5.5
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45 Metascore

The new season of "American Dreamz," the wildly popular television singing contest, has captured the country's attention, as the competition looks to be between a young Midwestern gal (Moore) and a showtunes-loving young man from Orange County (Golzari). Recently awakened President Staton (Quaid) even wants in on the craze, as he signs up for the potential explosive season finale.

Director: Paul Weitz | Stars: Hugh Grant, Dennis Quaid, Mandy Moore, Willem Dafoe

Votes: 23,161 | Gross: $7.19M

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: 3,790

8. Kiss Me Kate (1953)

Approved | 109 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.2
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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.

Director: George Sidney | Stars: Kathryn Grayson, Howard Keel, Ann Miller, Keenan Wynn

Votes: 4,628

9. Show Boat (1936)

Approved | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.6
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Despite her mother's objections, the naive young daughter of a show boat captain is thrust into the limelight as the company's new leading lady.

Director: James Whale | Stars: Irene Dunne, Allan Jones, Charles Winninger, Paul Robeson

Votes: 2,324

10. Un bonheur n'arrive jamais seul (2012)

110 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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Sacha Keller is only interested in one night stands with 20-somethings and has a phobia of children. That is until he meets Charlotte, the divorced mother-of-three and ex-wife of one his employer's powerful clients.

Director: James Huth | Stars: Gad Elmaleh, Sophie Marceau, Maurice Barthélémy, François Berléand

Votes: 4,039

11. Meet Me After the Show (1951)

Passed | 87 min | Comedy, Music, Musical

6.4
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Delilah Lee is the star of husband Jeff Ames' Broadway show when she starts to suspect he has been exchanging more than contracts with the show's vampish backer. Alimony and amnesia become the order of the day.

Director: Richard Sale | Stars: Betty Grable, Macdonald Carey, Rory Calhoun, Eddie Albert

Votes: 140 | Gross: $2.61M

12. Rent-a-Cop (1987)

R | 96 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

4.3
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When call-girl Della gets caught in the middle of a drug bust at a hotel where she was meeting a trick, she is held hostage by a robber that busted in on the drug agents and the drug ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry London | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Liza Minnelli, James Remar, Richard Masur

Votes: 1,343 | Gross: $0.30M

13. Good News (1947)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.9
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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. Unfortunately, he has his eye on gold-digging vamp Pat ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Walters | Stars: June Allyson, Peter Lawford, Patricia Marshall, Joan McCracken

Votes: 2,049

14. Broadway Rhythm (1944)

115 min | Family, Music

6.0
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A reluctantly retired vaudevillian clashes with his producer son who thinks his father's entertainment is passe and audiences need something more sophisticated. Meanwhile the producer's father and sister secretly produce their own show.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: George Murphy, Ginny Simms, Charles Winninger, Gloria DeHaven

Votes: 157

15. Blue Skies (1946)

Unrated | 99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.6
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Jed Potter looks back on a love triangle conducted over the course of years and between musical numbers. Dancer Jed loves showgirl Mary, who loves compulsive nightclub-opener Johnny, who ... See full summary »

Directors: Stuart Heisler, Mark Sandrich | Stars: Fred Astaire, Bing Crosby, Joan Caulfield, Billy De Wolfe

Votes: 1,033

16. Lucky Me (1954)

Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.2
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Three struggling theatrical performers meet a famous songwriter who is trying to convince a wealthy oilman to finance a musical he is scripting, promising them stardom if it comes to fruition.

Director: Jack Donohue | Stars: Doris Day, Robert Cummings, Phil Silvers, Eddie Foy Jr.

Votes: 499

17. The Gazebo (1959)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.9
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TV writer Elliott Nash buries a blackmailer under the new gazebo in his suburban backyard. But the nervous man can't let the body rest there.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Glenn Ford, Debbie Reynolds, Carl Reiner, John McGiver

Votes: 1,278

18. Brewster's Millions (1945)

Approved | 79 min | Comedy

6.7
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In order to inherit $7,000,000, an ex-soldier must spend $1,000,000 in two months' time.

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Helen Walker, June Havoc, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson

Votes: 756

19. Irene (1940)

Approved | 101 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.5
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Sent by her employers on an errand to the home of the wealthy Mrs. Vincent, Irene O'Dare meets Don, a friend of Bob, Mrs. Vincent's son. Attracted to Irene, Don decides to invest some money... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Ray Milland, Roland Young, Alan Marshal

Votes: 461

20. Into the Woods (2011)

Comedy, Musical

7.8
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Stars: Marc Antolin, Valda Aviks, Billy Boyle, Gaye Brown

Votes: 29

21. Original Cast Album: Company (1970)

58 min | Documentary

8.3
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Stephen Sondheim's musical "Company" opened on Broadway in the Spring of 1970, and tradition dictates that the cast recording is done on the first Sunday after opening night. D.A. ... See full summary »

Director: D.A. Pennebaker | Stars: Barbara Barrie, Charles Braswell, Susan Browning, George Coe

Votes: 215

22. Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There (2003)

Unrated | 111 min | Documentary, History, Music

8.4
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72 Metascore

In their own words, and not a moment too soon - 'Broadway' tells the stories of our theatrical legends, how they came to New York, and how they created this legendary century in American ... See full summary »

Director: Rick McKay | Stars: Edie Adams, Bea Arthur, Elizabeth Ashley, Alec Baldwin

Votes: 407

23. Life After Tomorrow (2006)

PG-13 | 73 min | Documentary

7.4
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Women who have played orphans in "Annie" are brought together in this documentary.

Directors: Gil Cates Jr., Julie Stevens | Stars: Martha Byrne, Jennine Babo, William Berloni, Theda Stemler Blackwood

Votes: 192

24. Rhythm and Weep (1946)

17 min | Short, Comedy, Music

7.2
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The stooges are actors who can't seem to find a job, so they decide to jump off a high building and end it all. On the roof top they meet three girl dancers with the same idea. Before they ... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Gloria Patrice

Votes: 244

25. No Day But Today: The Story of 'Rent' (2006 Video)

112 min | Documentary, Music

8.8
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A documentary about Jonathan Larson's musical Rent, from the original idea to its creator tragic passing to its adaptation to the silver screen.

Director: Jeffrey Schwarz | Stars: Billy Aronson, Martha Banta, Michael Barnathan, Tom Buderwitz

Votes: 162

26. Growing Up on Broadway (1984)

17 min | Documentary, Short, Animation

4.6
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Stars: Shelley Bruce, Diana Barrows, Dara Brown, Nicole Francis

Votes: 8

27. Angels in New York (2010– )

100 min | Documentary, Music

6.6
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Two rookie writer/producers from Sydney take on Broadway with new musical Angels.

Stars: Marcus Cheong, Ken Lai, Richard Fowler, Sacha Horler

Votes: 7

28. ANNIE: It's the Hard-Knock Life, from Script to Stage (2013 TV Movie)

56 min | Documentary, Family, Music

7.5
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It's the Hard-Knock Life is a feature length documentary that provides an insider's look at the Tony-nominated revival of the musical Annie. The film documents the production through the ... See full summary »

Director: Joshua Seftel | Stars: Andy Blankenbuehler, Lilla Crawford, Madi Rae DiPietro, Katie Finneran

Votes: 30

29. Stage by Stage: Les Misérables (1988)

57 min | Documentary, Musical

8.1
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An interview with the production team behind the hit Broadway musical as they discuss the conception and development of Les Miserables as a pop-culture phenomenon. Several scenes from the ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Henry | Stars: Alain Boublil, John Caird, Marissa Dunlop, Linzi Hateley

Votes: 56

30. Joe & Joe (1996)

Not Rated | 79 min | Comedy, Music, Mystery

7.5
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Joe and Joe are two like-able losers living in Cape Cod who mow lawns for a living, but their equipment it quite antiquated. Their lives change one day when a mysterious women appears and ... See full summary »

Director: David Wall | Stars: David Wysocki, Sean Patrick Brennan, Tracy Griffith, Dianne Brennan

Votes: 48

31. Kiss Me Kate (1968 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Musical

9.0
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Director: Paul Bogart | Stars: Robert Goulet, Carol Lawrence, Jessica Walter, Michael Callan

Votes: 11

32. Kiss Me, Kate (1958 TV Movie)

90 min | Musical

8.5
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Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Alfred Drake, Patricia Morison, Julie Wilson, Bill Hayes

Votes: 30

33. The Color Purple: The 'Musical' (2003 Video)

8 min | Documentary, Short, Music

5.5
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Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Steven Spielberg, Margaret Avery, Quincy Jones, Alice Walker

Votes: 40

34. Michael Feinstein's American Songbook (2010– )

TV-G | 180 min | Documentary, Music

7.5
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In "Show Tunes", Feinstein explores songs from Broadway. In "Let's Dance", he examines the connection between music and choreography and in "On the Air" he examines the impact radio had on popular culture in the 20th century.

Stars: Michael Feinstein, Terrence Flannery, Christine Ebersole, Rose Marie

Votes: 17

35. Musical Comedy Tonight II (1981 TV Movie)

90 min | Music

8.1
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A tribute to American musical theater, featuring scenes from "Show Boat", "South Pacific," "Sweet Charity," "Finian's Rainbow," and "Lady in the Dark", among others. There is also discussion of the various creative aspects of the plays.

Director: Tony Charmoli | Stars: Sylvia Fine, Annette Charles, Richard Crenna, Nancy Dussault

Votes: 7

36. Windsor Castle: A Royal Year (2005 TV Movie)

180 min | Documentary, Reality-TV

8.2
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Director: Matt Reid | Stars: Barbara Flynn, Michael Ball, Arnaud Bamberger, Andrew Farquharson

Votes: 93

37. Lucky Legs (1942)

Approved | 64 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

6.5
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Chorus girl Gloria Carroll inherits one million dollars from Broadway playboy Herbert Dinwiddle. Producer Ned McLane persuades her to advance him the money on a production called "Lucky ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Jinx Falkenburg, Leslie Brooks, Kay Harris, Russell Hayden

Votes: 14

38. Rodgers & Hammerstein: The Sound of American Music (1985 TV Movie)

85 min | Documentary, Music

8.9
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Scripted documentary on the career of the creative team Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein: Interviews with members of their families, and with theater and film professionals who worked ... See full summary »

Directors: John Musilli, Glenn DuBose | Stars: Mary Martin, Richard Rodgers, Arnold Michaelis, Alfred Drake

Votes: 12

39. Singing 'Carrie': Carrie - The Musical (2001 Video)

7 min | Short, Documentary, Music

6.0
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A musical version of Carrie

Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Betty Buckley, Lawrence D. Cohen

Votes: 56

40. Backstage at 'The Sound of Music' (1999 TV Movie)

Documentary, Music

6.5
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Director: Rick McKay | Stars: Jamie De Roy, Rebecca Luker, Dennis Parlato, Jeanne Lehman

Votes: 36

41. Turning Point (1993–1999)
Episode: Broadway's New Annie: Search for a Star (1997)

Documentary, News

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Stars: Christiana Anbri, Kristine Bogan, Justine Griffiths, Cassidy Ladden

42. The Danny Kaye Show (1963–1967)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1963)

60 min | Comedy, Music

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Sketches include a Egyptian/Roman procession featuring a surprise appearance by Jack Benny, three parodies of famous Broadway musicals using baseball themes, a sketch about a nervous ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Scheerer | Stars: Danny Kaye, Charles Aznavour, Jack Benny, Jackie Cooper

43. Person to Person (1953–1961)
Episode: Episode #1.6 (1953)

Documentary, News

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Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Edward R. Murrow, Elsa Maxwell, Richard Rodgers

44. Rules of Engagement (2007–2013)
Episode: Fix-Ups & Downs (2007)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy, Romance

7.3
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Jeff and Adam correctly predict that Audrey and Jennifer's latest date set-up will end with both couples taking sides, only not in the way they predicted. Russell goes to extreme lengths to meet a woman he met outside an elevator.

Director: Gary Halvorson | Stars: Patrick Warburton, Megyn Price, Oliver Hudson, Bianca Kajlich

Votes: 118

45. Great Performances: Dance in America (1976– )
Episode: From Broadway: Fosse (2001)

127 min | Music

8.4
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A filmed Broadway production of a 1999 tribute that strings together acclaimed choreographer Bob Fosse's "greatest hits."

Director: Matthew Diamond | Stars: Ann Reinking, Ben Vereen, Eugene Fleming, Edwaard Liang

Votes: 151

46. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: From Shtetl to Swing (2005)

58 min | Biography, Drama, Music

9.6
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A collective journey from synagogue choirs to Harlem hot spots, from Yiddish theater to musical extravaganza, from klezmer to ragtime, from symphonic jazz to swing. All the way from the ... See full summary »

Director: Fabienne Rousso-Lenoir | Stars: Harold Arlen, Louis Armstrong, Fred Astaire, Irving Berlin

Votes: 5

47. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Guys and Dolls: Off the Record (1992)

Biography, Drama, Music

8.5
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A behind-the-scenes look at the cast-album recording session of the 1992 Tony-winning Broadway revival of the Frank Loesser musical.

Director: Gail Levin | Stars: Walter Bobbie, Christopher Chadman, Jossie DeGuzman, Peter Gallagher

Votes: 17

48. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Kiss Me Kate (2003)

147 min | Biography, Drama, Music

8.1
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A live performance of the 1999 revival, taped in London in the theatre in which it was staged, and in front of a live audience.

Director: Chris Hunt | Stars: Brent Barrett, Rachel York, Nancy Kathryn Anderson, Michael Berresse

Votes: 203

49. Mad Men (2007–2015)
Episode: Shoot (2007)

TV-14 | 46 min | Drama

8.3
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Don is courted by Jim Hobart, head of a larger ad firm who offers him more money and more creative resources to join them. Betty Draper rekindles her interest in modeling after Hobart ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Feig | Stars: Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, January Jones

Votes: 1,432

50. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Sondheim: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall (1993)

85 min | Biography, Drama, Music

8.9
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Director: Kirk Browning | Stars: Paul Gemignani, American Theater Orchestra, Jerry Hadley, Eugene Perry

Votes: 81