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1. The Stars Are Singing (1953)
Approved | 99 min | Musical
Fifteen-year-old Katri Walenska jumps a Polish ship, swims ashore and enters New York illegally. The United States Immigration officials are alerted---the USA still had a functioning ... See full summary »
2. Forever Plaid (2008)
G | 90 min | Comedy, Musical
Forever Plaid is an affectionate musical homage to the close-harmony 'guy groups' that reached the height of their popularity during the 1950s. This quartet of high-school chums, and their ... See full summary »
4. The Pirates of Penzance (1980 TV Movie)
122 min | Comedy, Musical
A young man named Frederick leaves the zany band of pirates he was raised by to find true love and respectability, but when the Pirate King turns up to call on an old debt, Frederick must ... See full summary »
5. Standing Ovation (2010)
PG | 105 min | Musical
About a group of friends competing in a national tween music video contest. Enter a world of hilarious adventures, original songs and never before seen dance routines. You will be left believing in the power of childhood dreams.
Votes: 612 | Gross: $0.53M
6. Moonlight Serenade (2009 Video)
PG-13 | 91 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
A piano player discovers that the lovely girl at the coat-check of a jazz club has the voice of an angel, and persuades her to form a musical act with him.
8. Hot Rhythm (1944)
Passed | 79 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
Jimmy O'Brien (Robert Lowery)and Sammy Rubin (Sidney Miller), write jingle commercials for radio, and meet Mary Adams (Dona Drake), who wants to break into radio as a soloist for a band. ... See full summary »
9. It's a Pleasure (1945)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Don Martin is a star hockey player with the Wildcats until he is barred from Hockey for hitting a referee. Through the actions of Chris, Don is able to get a job with Buzz Fletcher's ... See full summary »
11. The Vagabond King (1956)
Approved | 86 min | Musical, Romance
Louis XI of France drafts Paris's popular "king" of criminals as Provost Marshal in his fight against usurper Charles of Burgundy and the traitorous nobles who rally around him.
13. San Fernando Valley (1944)
Passed | 74 min | Western
A ranch owner fires his ranch hands and brings in women to replace them. The owner's daughter wants the male hands back and comes up with a plan to do it. They will rustle the horses and ... See full summary »
14. Memphis the Musical (2011)
Not Rated | 165 min | Musical
Memphis is set in the places where rock and roll was born in the 1950s: the seedy nightclubs, radio stations and recording studios of the musically-rich Tennessee city. With an original ... See full summary »
15. I Could Go on Singing (1963)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Musical
Jenny Bowman is a successful singer who, while on an engagement at the London Palladium, visits David Donne to see her son Matt again, spending a few glorious days with him while his father... See full summary »
16. Beach Ball (1965)
Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy, Musical
Edd Byrnes tries to get an ethnic-music-studies grant to buy instruments for his rock and roll group, the Wigglers. College-finance-committee members Chris Noel, Gail Gilmore, Mikki Jameson... See full summary »
17. Hit Parade of 1943 (1943)
Approved | 82 min | Music, Romance
One of the many films made at Republic with a year attached to the "Hit Parade" title, which came from the "Hit Parade" radio program sponsored by Lucky Strike cigarettes. On reissue all of... See full summary »
18. Lulu Belle (1948)
Approved | 86 min | Drama, Romance
Lulu Belle is singing in a cheap dive in Natchez, Mississippi in the early 1900's when she meets rising young attorney George Davis. He gives up his fiancée and career to marry Lulu Bell. ... See full summary »
19. Springtime in the Sierras (1947)
Passed | 75 min | Action, Music, Western
A gang, headed by evil Stephanie Bachelor, is slaughtering game out of season. Roy finds the freezer where the meat is kept, but baddie Roy Barcroft finds him there. A famous fight takes place in the freezer. Roy, of course, wins it.
20. Mister Rock and Roll (1957)
Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Musical
The saga of how Alan Freed discovered rock and roll. The new musical sounds are traced back to their roots in jazz, blues and gospel. Appearances by Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Clyde McPhatter, Frankie Lymon, Lionel Hampton.
22. First a Girl (1935)
Not Rated | 78 min | Comedy, Musical
Elizabeth, a delivery girl, dreams of being a music-hall singer but she is refused at the first casting she takes part in. A bit depressed, she gets to know Victor, a would-be Shakespearean... See full summary »
25. The Emperor's New Clothes (1987)
G | 85 min | Comedy, Family, Musical
In Europe several several centuries ago, a group of prisoners about to be executed are freed as part of the celebration of the upcoming marriage of the emperor's daughter, Princess Gilda, ... See full summary »
26. Rising Stars (2010)
PG | 90 min | Drama, Family
Challenged with creating songs and music videos, three musical acts find more than their futures on the line when the competition gets fierce and their lives are caught on tape broadcast to... See full summary »
27. The Frog Prince (1988)
G | 86 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
Children's musical based on Grimm's fairy tale of The Frog-King. A young girl learns how to be a good friend and princess with the help of a "tall frog."
28. One from the Heart (1981)
R | 107 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Hank and Frannie don't seem to be able to live together anymore. After a five-year relationship, lustful and dreamy Fanny leaves down-to-earth Hank on the anniversary of their relationship.... See full summary »
Votes: 4,329 | Gross: $0.64M
29. Bop Girl Goes Calypso (1957)
Approved | 80 min | Musical
To prove his theory that rock and roll is on its way out, a sociologist tries to convince a "bop" singer to switch to calypso, much to the ire of her Hollywood nightclub manager.
34. Velvet Goldmine (1998)
R | 118 min | Drama, Music
In 1984, British journalist Arthur Stuart investigates the career of 1970s glam superstar Brian Slade, who was heavily influenced in his early years by hard-living and rebellious American singer Curt Wild.
Votes: 29,905 | Gross: $1.05M
35. 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: 5,285 | Gross: $1.63M
36. Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)
R | 98 min | Horror, Musical, Sci-Fi
A worldwide epidemic encourages a biotech company to launch an organ-financing program similar in nature to a standard car loan. The repossession clause is a killer, however.
Votes: 21,643 | Gross: $0.14M
37. Silver Skates (1943)
Not Rated | 78 min | Musical, Sport
Claire (Patricia Morison), owner of an ice-show, faces bankruptcy because Belita (Belita), star of the show, is about to leave and marry her sweetheart Tom (Henry Wadsworth). Danny (Kenny ... See full summary »
38. Sailing Along (1938)
Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Kay, who works on a Thames River barge, and Steve are secretly in love with each other but do their best to hide it. Kay wants desperately to be a music-hall star and Steve wants to be a ... See full summary »
39. Sunday School Musical (2008 Video)
G | 93 min | Drama, Musical
When financial woes threaten their church's future, a group of teens, led by one talented performer, enters a song and dance competition in hopes of winning a heavenly cash prize.
40. Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains (1982)
R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
After her mother's death, teenager Corinne Burns forms a punk band with her sister and cousin, despite their lack of musical experience and talent.
41. Absolute Beginners (1986)
PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
In 1958 London a young photographer seeks media stardom to keep the love of a beautiful, aspiring fashion designer.
Votes: 2,739 | Gross: $0.93M
42. The Big Gay Musical (2009)
Unrated | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
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 »
Votes: 1,557 | Gross: $0.02M
43. Were the World Mine (2008)
Not Rated | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
A bullied and demoralized gay student at an all-boys school uses a magical flower derived from Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream' to turn many in his community gay, including a comely rugby player for himself.
Votes: 4,738 | Gross: $0.12M
44. Colma: The Musical (2006)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
In the town of Colma, just south of San Francisco, the dead outnumber the living one thousand to one. Here, one wouldn't expect teenagers to burst out in song, or dance around cemeteries ... See full summary »
Votes: 416 | Gross: $0.13M
45. Evening Primrose (1966 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 60 min | Fantasy, Horror, Musical
A man becomes part of a secret society of people who live in a department store and quickly falls in love with their leader's young maid.
47. Don't Go in the Woods (2010)
Not Rated | 83 min | Horror, Musical
A young band heads to the woods in order to focus on writing new songs. Hoping to emerge with new music that will score them their big break, they instead find themselves in the middle of a nightmare beyond comprehension.
48. Hey, Let's Twist! (1961)
Not Rated | 79 min | Musical
The rise, fall and rise again of the Peppermint Lounge nightclub is chronicled. The sons of the Peppermint Lounge nightclub owner nearly topple the club's initial success by redesigning the place but realize their mistake.
50. Michael Tilson Thomas: The Thomashefskys (2012)
Not Rated | 128 min
In THE THOMASHEFSKYS, Tilson Thomas explores the lives of his grandparents, Boris and Bessie Thomashefsky, through a musical performance that features five performers and the New World Symphony orchestra.
51. Viva Maria! (1965)
Not Rated | 119 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance