MY 20 Best Musicals or Music Movies to WATCH.by leonwilcox | created - 10 Oct 2011 | updated - 11 Oct 2011 | Public
My top 10 Music Movies with some of my favourite songs!
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1. Dreamgirls (2006)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Music, Musical
A trio of black female soul singers cross over to the pop charts in the early 1960s, facing their own personal struggles along the way.
Votes: 61,773 | Gross: $103.37M
Favourite songs are Dreamgirls, I am Changing, Patience, Family, I want you baby, and I am telling you.
2. Hairspray (2007)
PG | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.
Votes: 107,251 | Gross: $118.87M
Favorite songs are Baltimore, I know where Ive been, The nicest kids in town, Welcome to the 60's
3. Sister Act (1992)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Family
When a worldly singer witnesses a mob crime, the police hide her as a nun in a traditional convent where she has trouble fitting in.
Votes: 73,826 | Gross: $139.61M
Love all the songs.....
4. Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed.
Votes: 55,171 | Gross: $38.75M
Love any song with the 3 girls Ronnette, Crystal and Chiffon in.....
5. Grease (1978)
PG-13 | 110 min | Musical, Romance
Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance?
Votes: 192,639 | Gross: $188.76M
Ever song is a classic....
6. The Blues Brothers (1980)
R | 133 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Jake Blues, just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised.
Votes: 158,156 | Gross: $57.23M
7. Chicago (2002)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical
Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.
Votes: 191,182 | Gross: $170.69M
Queen Latifahs song "When your good to Mama" is great but love the whole thing!
8. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (1999 Video)
76 min | Musical
A humourously musical retelling of the Biblical story of Joseph.
My favourite song is "Any dream will do" but the whole thing is cool!
9. Camp (2003)
PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Musical, Drama
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.
Votes: 5,288 | Gross: $1.63M
Wild Horses and Heres where I stand are my favourite songs.
10. The Sound of Music (1965)
G | 172 min | Biography, Drama, Family
A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.
Votes: 168,722 | Gross: $163.21M
Classic......... every song is....
11. Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)
G | 108 min | Drama, History, Musical
Film version of the musical stage play, presenting the last few weeks of Christ's life told in an anachronistic manner.
Votes: 21,980 | Gross: $24.48M
12. Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993)
PG | 107 min | Comedy, Family, Music
Showgirl Deloris Van Cartier returns as Sister Mary Clarence to teach music to a group of Catholic students whose run-down school is slated for closure.
Votes: 41,338 | Gross: $57.32M
Happy Day and His eye is on the sparrow are awesome.
13. The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Musical
A newly engaged couple have a breakdown in an isolated area and must pay a call to the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-N-Furter.
Votes: 115,845 | Gross: $139.88M
14. Rent (2005)
PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
This is the film version of the Pulitzer and Tony Award winning musical about Bohemians in the East Village of New York City struggling with life, love and AIDS, and the impacts they have on America.
Votes: 44,705 | Gross: $29.08M
16. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
PG | 102 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Dorothy Gale is swept away from a farm in Kansas to a magical land of Oz in a tornado and embarks on a quest with her new friends to see the Wizard who can help her return home in Kansas and help her friends as well.
Votes: 331,685 | Gross: $22.20M
17. Les Misérables (1998)
PG-13 | 134 min | Crime, Drama, History
Valjean, a former criminal, has atoned for his past and now finds himself in the midst of the French Revolution, avoiding a law-obsessed policeman hell-bent on capturing him.
Votes: 34,669 | Gross: $14.10M
18. Thank God It's Friday (1978)
PG | 89 min | Comedy, Music
It's Friday and everyone is going to the hot new disco. The Commodores are scheduled to play if Floyd shows up with the instruments and Nicole dreams of becoming a disco star. Other ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,801 | Gross: $7.30M