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1. Wyatt Earp (1994)

PG-13 | 191 min | Adventure, Biography, Crime

6.6
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47 Metascore

Wyatt Earp is a movie about a man and his family. The movie shows us the good times and the bad times of one of the West's most famous individuals.

Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: Kevin Costner, Dennis Quaid, Gene Hackman, David Andrews

Votes: 37,620 | Gross: $25.05M

2. Smash (2012–2013)

44 min | Drama, Musical

7.7
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There is more drama behind the scenes than on stage, as the team prepares an ambitious Broadway musical on the life of Marilyn Monroe.

Stars: Debra Messing, Jack Davenport, Katharine McPhee, Christian Borle

Votes: 15,005

3. Camp (2003)

PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Musical, Drama

6.3
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55 Metascore

After a series of Broadway flops, songwriter Bert Hanley (Dixon) goes to work at a musical camp for young performers. Inspired by the kids, he finds an opportunity to regain success by staging an altogether new production.

Director: Todd Graff | Stars: Don Dixon, Daniel Letterle, Joanna Chilcoat, Robin de Jesus

Votes: 5,224 | Gross: $1.63M

4. Igor (2008)

PG | 87 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.0
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40 Metascore

Animated fable about a cliché hunchbacked evil scientist's assistant who aspires to become a scientist himself, much to the displeasure of the rest of the evil science community.

Director: Tony Leondis | Stars: John Cusack, Molly Shannon, Steve Buscemi, Myleene Klass

Votes: 20,304 | Gross: $19.53M

5. Waiting for Guffman (1996)

R | 84 min | Comedy

7.6
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71 Metascore

An aspiring director and the marginally talented amateur cast of a hokey small-town Missouri musical production go overboard when they learn that someone from Broadway will be in attendance.

Director: Christopher Guest | Stars: Christopher Guest, Fred Willard, Catherine O'Hara, Parker Posey

Votes: 23,454 | Gross: $2.89M

6. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (1982 TV Movie)

140 min | Musical, Drama, Thriller

8.5
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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.

Directors: Terry Hughes, Harold Prince | Stars: Angela Lansbury, George Hearn, Cris Groenendaal, Sara Woods

Votes: 3,052

7. The Big Gay Musical (2009)

Unrated | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.1
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Paul and Eddie have just begun previews for the new Off-Broadway musical "Adam and Steve Just the Way God Made 'Em." Their lives strangely mirror the characters they are playing. Paul is ... See full summary »

Directors: Casper Andreas, Fred M. Caruso | Stars: Lena Hall, Daniel Robinson, Joey Dudding, Jeff Metzler

Votes: 1,501 | Gross: $0.02M

8. The Nomi Song (2004)

98 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.4
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71 Metascore

Having failed to break into professional opera in his native Germany (where, as an usher in West Berlin's Deutsche Oper, he would serenade the staff after the 'real' performances were over)... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Horn | Stars: Klaus Nomi, Ann Magnuson, David Bowie, Gabriele Lafari

Votes: 923 | Gross: $0.07M

9. Tru Loved (2008)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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Recently relocated from San Francisco to conservative suburbia by her lesbian mothers, Tru struggles like all teens to fit in and find love, but her quest is complicated by sexual politics,... See full summary »

Director: Stewart Wade | Stars: Najarra Townsend, Jake Abel, Matthew Thompson, Alexandra Paul

Votes: 821 | Gross: $0.01M

10. Dobre placená procházka (2009)

85 min | Musical

6.7
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The young couple Uli and Vanilla want to split up, but lust and money get in their way.

Directors: Milos Forman, Petr Forman | Stars: Petr Stach, Dagmar Zázvurková, Petr Písa, Jirí Suchý

Votes: 62

11. Six by Sondheim (2013 TV Movie)

86 min | Documentary

8.0
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An intimate and candid look at the life and art of the legendary composer-lyricist.

Directors: James Lapine, Autumn de Wilde, Todd Haynes | Stars: Barbara Barrie, Charles Braswell, Susan Browning, Judy Bruno Bennett

Votes: 414

12. Tajna starog tavana (1984)

101 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi

7.3
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During a summer holiday, two boys discover an anti-gravity cannon in an old attic.

Director: Vladimir Tadej | Stars: Mario Mirkovic, Jirí Guryca, Nina Petrovic, Rene Bitorajac

Votes: 154

13. Trois places pour le 26 (1988)

106 min | Musical

6.3
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A pseudo-documentary on the life of Yves Montand, who plays himself, in this tribute to his long career. During a musical tour, Montand returns to Marseille and revisits the many highlights... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Demy | Stars: Yves Montand, Mathilda May, Patrick Fierry, Françoise Fabian

Votes: 263

14. Bad Girls: The Musical (2009 Video)

120 min | Musical

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Bad Girls The Musical is an original British musical based on characters from the award winning and hugely popular television drama Bad Girls. Set in the fictional HMP Larkhall, it's the ... See full summary »

Directors: Maggie Norris, Robin Lough | Stars: Emily Aston, Phil Barley, Camilla Beeput, David Burt

15. The Making of 'West Side Story' (1985 TV Movie)

89 min | Documentary, Music

8.2
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A documentary which shows, in great detail, the making of the 1985 Bernstein-conducted recording of the entire score of "West Side Story", featuring operatic stars.

Director: Christopher Swann | Stars: Leonard Bernstein, Kiri Te Kanawa, José Carreras, Tatiana Troyanos

Votes: 121

16. Pittsburgh (2006)

Not Rated | 84 min | Comedy

6.4
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Jeff Goldblum put his Hollywood actor life on hold to star alongside his new girlfriend in a Pittsburgh regional theater production of The Music Man. Co-directors Bradley and LaBrache tread... See full summary »

Directors: Chris Bradley, Kyle LaBrache | Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Ed Begley Jr., Illeana Douglas, Moby

Votes: 473

17. Baryshnikov on Broadway (1980 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Music, Musical

8.4
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The star and his guests perform numbers from over a dozen renowned Broadway musicals, including: Oklahoma!, Fiddler on the Roof, Can-Can, The King and I, Cabaret, Where's Charley, Hello ... See full summary »

Director: Dwight Hemion | Stars: Mikhail Baryshnikov, Obba Babatundé, Nell Carter, Liza Minnelli

Votes: 33

18. The 59th Annual Tony Awards (2005 TV Special)

Music

6.8
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Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Christopher Akerlind, Edward Albee, Alan Alda

Votes: 103

19. The Miracle (2007)

29 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.9
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While confessing to her priest, Tekki Lomnicki, a little person, must face the painful truth about a journey she and her mother made to Lourdes if she is to win a chance at redemption.

Director: Jeffrey Jon Smith | Stars: Tekki Lomnicki, Rula Sirhan Gardenier, Michael Chinn, Mary Redmon

Votes: 34

20. 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: 161

21. Bozská Ema (1979)

PG | 110 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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The opera lady singer Ema Destinnová (Bozidara Turzonovová) is in all her splendor at the American stages. But in Europe there rages war and she decides to return home to Bohemia. As an ... See full summary »

Director: Jirí Krejcík | Stars: Bozidara Turzonovová, Gabriela Benacková, Juraj Kukura, Jirí Adamíra

Votes: 62

22. Martine (2002 TV Movie)

60 min | Music

7.3
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In a tribute to musicals old and new, Martine McCutcheon and a few special guests perform a variety of songs from the shows.

Director: Ian Hamilton | Stars: Martine McCutcheon, Andrea Bocelli, Judy Garland, Vinnie Jones

Votes: 9

23. Madame Esmeralda and the Audition (2016)

14 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

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Told she's too "ethnic-looking," a devastated opera singer overcomes her stage fright after she twirls into a magical garden.

Directors: Todd J. Phelps, Paul Whitehead | Stars: Miki Yamashita, Benjamin A. Onyango, Pamela Hill, Alfred Aboulsaad

24. 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

25. Gifted & Talented: A Musical Short Film (2013)

13 min | Short, Comedy, Musical

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Wyatt, a 16-year-old composer at an accelerated summer program, falls in love.

Directors: Jeff L-E, Jamie T. McCelland | Stars: Julia Addis, Elizabeth Baxa, Kate Breimann, Ryan Campbell

26. Grease Is the Word (2007– )

Music

4.6
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Stars: Zoë Ball, Brian Friedman, David Gest, David Ian

Votes: 52

27. Words and Music by Jerry Herman (2007 TV Movie)

TV-G | 56 min | Documentary, Music, Musical

8.3
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WORDS AND MUSIC is the story of one of Broadway's iconic figures: the composer/lyricist of Hello, Dolly!, Mame and La Cage aux Folles. Jerry Herman and an all-star cast, chart his rise from... See full summary »

Director: Amber Edwards | Stars: Jerry Herman, Carol Channing, Angela Lansbury, George Hearn

Votes: 7

28. Breezin' with Bierman (2014– )

60 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Adam Bierman, Kurt Tazelaar, Leila Jean Davis, Bryan DeSanto

29. The Booth (2012)

Short, Comedy

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A commercial (parody) for Mark Fowler's new one-man musical about John Wilkes Booth, titled "The Whole Booth and Nuthin' but the Booth." Features clips from the musical, and testimonials from celebrity audience members.

Star: Nate Clark

30. Boundless: The Adventure of Making a Musical (2016)

58 min | Documentary

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A group of international students gather in little town Oskarshamn, Sweden to create a new musical in just three short weeks together guided by the staff of Lovewell Institute. This ... See full summary »

Director: Candice Lee Olin

31. Harold Rome: Pins and Needles (1978 TV Movie)

28 min | Musical

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Excerpts from the 1937 musical comedy by composer-lyricist Harold Rome. Originally written for the International Ladies Garment Union, it ran for four years. Here Rome with two pianos and ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Englander | Stars: David Berman, Phllip Campanella, Daniel Fortus, Tom Offt

32. Waiting for Godik (2007)

60 min | Documentary, Music

8.2
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Waiting for Godik, a musical documentary, tells the story of the rise and fall of the Israeli King of Musicals, legendary producer and impresario Giora Godik. The tragic story of the man, ... See full summary »

Director: Ari Davidovich

Votes: 11

33. Anatomy of a Song (1976 TV Movie)

28 min | Documentary, Music

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Stephen Sondheim, composer-lyricist; John Weidman, writer; and Frank Rich, theater critic, in a close study of how one Broadway musical song came to be: "Someone in a Tree" from "Pacific ... See full summary »

Director: John Musilli | Stars: James Dybas, Mako, Frank Rich, Stephen Sondheim

34. I ara què, Xènia? (1993– )

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Stars: Àngels Gonyalons, Pep Munné, Mercè Bruquetas, Carles Lloret

35. So You Think You Can Dance (2005– )
Episode: 1 of 9 Voted Off (2010)

60 min | Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV

7.0
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The top 9 contestants dance a contemporary group performance choreographed by Jamel Gaines. Cirque du Soleil's Viva Elvis perform, as well as Ne-Yo. The dancers with the least viewer votes perform solos.

Director: Nikki Parsons | Stars: Cat Deeley, Nigel Lythgoe, Mia Michaels, Adam Shankman

Votes: 10

36. Late Show with David Letterman (1993–2015)
Episode: Amanda Seyfried/B.J. Novak/Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark (2011)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: David Letterman, Amanda Seyfried, B.J. Novak, Paul Shaffer

37. Late Show with David Letterman (1993–2015)
Episode: Ben Stiller/Whitney Cummings/Godspell (2011)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: David Letterman, Ben Stiller, Whitney Cummings, Paul Shaffer

38. Late Show with David Letterman (1993–2015)
Episode: Bono & The Edge/Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark (2011)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: David Letterman, Bono, The Edge, Dorothy Mengering

39. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Broadway's Lost Treasures II (2004)

90 min | Biography, Drama, Music

8.0
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A second collection of great performances from the Tony Awards. Some of the classics of the Broadway stage have been lost to history - except for the archives of the American Theatre Wing ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Cohen | Stars: Regina Ahlgren, Bea Arthur, Lauren Bacall, Brent Barrett

Votes: 29

40. 'Til Death (2006–2010)
Episode: Circumdecision (2008)

22 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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Eddie tries to talk Kenny out of getting circumcised because it would mean that he has to go a musical theatre series with Joy if he does.

Director: James Widdoes | Stars: Brad Garrett, Joely Fisher, J.B. Smoove, Kym Whitley

Votes: 28

41. Late Show with David Letterman (1993–2015)
Episode: Dr. Phil/Chris Hemsworth/Catch Me If You Can (2011)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: David Letterman, Phil McGraw, Chris Hemsworth, Peyton Hillis

42. Late Night with Seth Meyers (2014– )
Episode: Ed Helms/Alison Bechdel/Fun Home/Brad Wilk (2015)

TV-14 | Comedy, Talk-Show

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Ed Helms (Vacation (2015)); Alison Bechdel (graphic memoir "Fun Home"). Also: A performance from the Tony-winning Broadway musical "Fun Home", adapted from Bechdel's memoir; Brad Wilk sits in with The 8G Band.

Director: Alexander J. Vietmeier | Stars: Seth Meyers, Ed Helms, Alison Bechdel, Brad Wilk

43. So You Think You Can Dance Canada (2008– )
Episode: Finale (2008)

120 min | Music, Reality-TV

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Directors: Don Weiner, Mike Bickerton | Stars: Blake McGrath, Luther Brown, Leah Miller, Danny Arbour

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: 115

45. The Private Life of a Masterpiece (2001– )
Episode: Georges Seurat: A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte (2005)

49 min | Documentary

8.5
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A critical and popular assessment of "A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte - 1884," the iconic pointillist painting by Georges Seurat (1859-91). How the painting made its home in Chicago, much to France's chagrin.

Director: Judith Winnan | Stars: Samuel West, Philippa Abrahams, Douglas Druick, Gloria Groom

Votes: 6

46. Late Night with Seth Meyers (2014– )
Episode: Gov. Sarah Palin/David Tennant/Holly Holm/Spring Awakening/Brian Chase (2015)

TV-14 | 41 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

5.2
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Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (book "Sweet Freedom"); David Tennant (Jessica Jones (2015)); UFC champion Holly Holm. Also: The Broadway cast of the Deaf West Theatre revival of "Spring Awakening"; Brian Chase sits in with The 8G Band.

Stars: Seth Meyers, Sarah Palin, David Tennant, Holly Holm

Votes: 6

47. American Playhouse (1981– )
Episode: Into the Woods (1991)

Unrated | 151 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.4
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In this Tony Award-winning musical by Stephen Sondheim, several fairy tale characters learn the hard way that the 'Happily Ever After' they sought isn't necessarily so happy after all.

Director: James Lapine | Stars: Bernadette Peters, Joanna Gleason, Chip Zien, Joy Franz

Votes: 2,815

48. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )
Episode: Jennifer Lawrence/Craig Robinson/A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder (2014)

TV-14 | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.6
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Jennifer Lawrence; Craig Robinson. Also: "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder".

Stars: Jimmy Fallon, Jennifer Lawrence, Craig Robinson, The Roots

Votes: 21

49. Late Show with David Letterman (1993–2015)
Episode: Kelly Ripa/Jennifer Lawrence/How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (2011)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.6
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Stars: David Letterman, Kelly Ripa, Jennifer Lawrence, Paul Shaffer

Votes: 16

50. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )
Episode: Kevin Costner/Danica McKellar/Alan Cumming & the Broadway Cast of Cabaret (2014)

TV-14 | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.3
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Kevin Costner (Draft Day (2014)); Danica McKellar. Also: Alan Cumming and the cast of Broadway's "Cabaret" perform; Philip Bailey sits in with The Roots.

Stars: Jimmy Fallon, Kevin Costner, Danica McKellar, Alan Cumming

Votes: 18