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1. Chariots of Fire (1981)

PG | 125 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.2
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78 Metascore

Two British track athletes, one a determined Jew, and the other a devout Christian, compete in the 1924 Olympics.

Director: Hugh Hudson | Stars: Ben Cross, Ian Charleson, Nicholas Farrell, Nigel Havers

Votes: 46,093 | Gross: $58.97M

2. Foul Play (1978)

PG | 116 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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A shy San Francisco librarian and a bumbling cop fall in love as they solve a crime involving albinos, dwarves, and the Catholic Church.

Director: Colin Higgins | Stars: Goldie Hawn, Chevy Chase, Burgess Meredith, Rachel Roberts

Votes: 11,752 | Gross: $45.00M

3. The Pirate Movie (1982)

PG | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical

5.1
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The crew of a large ship sail the high seas encountering other pirates from other ships. The boy from the ship ends up having to save his girlfriend who is kidnapped by a bunch of other pirates.

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Kristy McNichol, Christopher Atkins, Ted Hamilton, Bill Kerr

Votes: 3,606

4. Topsy-Turvy (1999)

R | 154 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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90 Metascore

Set in the 1880s, the story of how, during a creative dry spell, the partnership of the legendary musical/theatrical writers Gilbert and Sullivan almost dissolves, before they turn it all around and write the Mikado.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Jim Broadbent, Allan Corduner, Dexter Fletcher, Sukie Smith

Votes: 10,661 | Gross: $6.20M

5. That's Entertainment! (1974)

G | 135 min | Documentary, Family, Musical

7.7
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Various MGM stars from yesterday present their favourite musical moments from the studio's 50 year history.

Director: Jack Haley Jr. | Stars: Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Bing Crosby, Peter Lawford

Votes: 4,179 | Gross: $26.89M

6. Absolution (1978)

R | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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At a Catholic public school, Benjamin Stanfield is tired of being the teacher's pet and decides to play a practical joke on his form master Father Goddard. In confession, Stanfield tells ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Page | Stars: Richard Burton, Dominic Guard, David Bradley, Billy Connolly

Votes: 930

7. Jane Austen in Manhattan (1980)

108 min | Drama, Romance

4.9
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Two teachers vie for the right to stage a play written by Jane Austen when she was twelve years old.

Director: James Ivory | Stars: Anne Baxter, Robert Powell, Michael Wager, Tim Choate

Votes: 202

8. Rose-Marie (1936)

Passed | 113 min | Musical, Romance, Adventure

7.1
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Opera singer (Marie de Flor) seeks out fugitive brother in the Canadian wilderness. During her trek, she meets a Canadian mountie (Sgt. Bruce) who is also searching for her brother. Romance... See full summary »

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, Reginald Owen, Allan Jones

Votes: 965

9. Naughty Marietta (1935)

G | 105 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.0
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In order to avoid a prearranged marriage, a rebellious French princess sheds her identity and escapes to colonial New Orleans, where she finds an unlikely true love.

Directors: Robert Z. Leonard, W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, Frank Morgan, Elsa Lanchester

Votes: 917

10. Trapped in the Closet: Chapters 1-12 (2005 Video)

R | 43 min | Short, Drama, Music

6.8
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The first twelve chapters of R. Kelly's rap opera in which a one-night stand triggers a series of revelations about the sexual deceits of its characters.

Directors: R. Kelly, Jim Swaffield | Stars: R. Kelly, Cat Wilson, Rolando Boyce, LeShay N. Tomlinson

Votes: 1,871

11. That's Entertainment, Part II (1976)

G | 133 min | Documentary, Family, Musical

7.3
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Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire present more golden moments from the MGM film library, this time including comedy and drama as well as classic musical numbers.

Director: Gene Kelly | Stars: Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney

Votes: 1,757

12. Sweethearts (1938)

Passed | 114 min | Musical

6.5
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A musical comedy duo in their 6th year on Broadway receive an offer to perform in Hollywood making films. The change of lifestyle is inviting to the Sweethearts as the move will take them ... See full summary »

Directors: W.S. Van Dyke, Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger

Votes: 483

13. The Girl of the Golden West (1938)

Passed | 121 min | Musical, Romance, Western

6.6
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Mary Robbins is a moderately educated, beautiful, young woman who owns the saloon called "The Poker". She is the only woman in the town of Couldee-making her the fancy of all the men there,... See full summary »

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, Walter Pidgeon, Leo Carrillo

Votes: 328

14. Those Lips, Those Eyes (1980)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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Cleveland 1951. Pre-med student Artie Shoemaker dreams not so much of a medical career but a life in the theater, against the wishes of his working class parents. Despite having no ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Pressman | Stars: Frank Langella, Glynnis O'Connor, Tom Hulce, Jerry Stiller

Votes: 235 | Gross: $0.06M

15. New Moon (1940)

Passed | 105 min | Musical, Romance, Adventure

7.1
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Marianne de Beaumaniour is on her way to New Orleans from Paris to inspect the plantation she inherited from her uncle. On the ship with her are bondsmen, that are to be sold for slavery. ... See full summary »

Directors: Robert Z. Leonard, W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, Mary Boland, George Zucco

Votes: 416

16. The Pirates of Penzance (1980 TV Movie)

122 min | Comedy, Musical

8.0
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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 »

Directors: Wilford Leach, Joshua White | Stars: Kevin Kline, G. Eugene Moose, Rex Smith, Patricia Routledge

Votes: 334

17. The Mikado (1939)

Not Rated | 90 min | Musical, Comedy

6.6
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The son of the Mikado of Japan, a wandering minstrel, falls for a girl who is engaged to her guardian.

Director: Victor Schertzinger | Stars: Kenny Baker, John Barclay, Martyn Green, Sydney Granville

Votes: 548

18. Bitter Sweet (1940)

Passed | 94 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.2
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In order to avoid an arranged marriage with a man she doesn't love, Sarah Millick runs off to Vienna with her music teacher, Carl Linden, whom she does love. They are married. In Vienna, ... See full summary »

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, George Sanders, Ian Hunter

Votes: 375

19. That's Entertainment! III (1994)

G | 113 min | Documentary, Family, Musical

7.6
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Some of MGM's musical stars review the studio's history of musicals. From The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (1929) to Brigadoon (1954), from the first musical talkies to Gene Kelly in Singin' in ... See full summary »

Directors: Bud Friedgen, Michael J. Sheridan | Stars: Debbie Reynolds, Gene Kelly, Ann Miller, Mickey Rooney

Votes: 1,211 | Gross: $0.27M

20. Die Drei von der Tankstelle (1930)

99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
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Willy, Kurt and Hans are broke, so they sell their car and open a filling station. Then they all fall in love with the same girl.

Director: Wilhelm Thiele | Stars: Willy Fritsch, Lilian Harvey, Heinz Rühmann, Oskar Karlweis

Votes: 647

21. 1. April 2000 (1952)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.0
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It is the year 2000 and the World Global Union is in charge, although other countries are allowed to elect their own government leaders, as long as they support the Union. When Austria's ... See full summary »

Director: Wolfgang Liebeneiner | Stars: Hilde Krahl, Josef Meinrad, Waltraut Haas, Judith Holzmeister

Votes: 154

22. The Climax (1944)

Unrated | 86 min | Horror, Music, Thriller

5.4
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A demented physician becomes obsessed with a young singer whose voice sounds similar to his late mistress.

Director: George Waggner | Stars: Boris Karloff, Susanna Foster, Turhan Bey, Gale Sondergaard

Votes: 542

23. Broadway Serenade (1939)

Passed | 114 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.8
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Mary Hale (a singer) and Jimmy Seymour (pianist/composer), are a show biz couple working in The Big Apple in small night clubs hoping to hit it big. One night, Larry Bryant (a Broadway ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Lew Ayres, Ian Hunter, Frank Morgan

Votes: 154

24. 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: 76

25. Oh... Rosalinda!! (1955)

101 min | Musical

6.8
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"Die Fledermaus" (The Bat) is the pseudonym adopted by Dr Falke. Floating on the buoyant waltzes of Strauss, this Viennese romp is sure to please. Disguises, tricks and every kind of ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Anthony Quayle, Anton Walbrook, Dennis Price, Ludmilla Tchérina

Votes: 184

26. The Cat and the Fiddle (1934)

Passed | 88 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.7
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A romance between a struggling composer and an American singer.

Directors: William K. Howard, Sam Wood | Stars: Ramon Novarro, Jeanette MacDonald, Frank Morgan, Charles Butterworth

Votes: 291

27. The Night Is Young (1935)

Passed | 81 min | Romance, Musical, Drama

6.3
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Austrian Emperor Franz Josef has arranged a marriage for his nephew, the Archduke Paul Gustave - nicknamed Gustl - to the suitable Princess Matilda, a woman Gustl can't even remember. He is... See full summary »

Director: Dudley Murphy | Stars: Ramon Novarro, Evelyn Laye, Charles Butterworth, Una Merkel

Votes: 167

28. Every Little Thing (1997)

Not Rated | 105 min | Documentary, Music

7.7
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Documentary. The tranquil woods of the Loire Valley embrace the La Borde psychiatric clinic, an asylum in the truest sense of the word, where patients find sanctuary and repose. Patients ... See full summary »

Director: Nicolas Philibert

Votes: 152

29. The Vagabond King (1930)

104 min | Musical, Romance

6.2
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The story takes place in medieval France. Poet-rogue Francois Villon, sentenced to hang by King Louis XI for writing derogatory verses about him, is offered a temporary reprieve. His ... See full summary »

Directors: Ludwig Berger, Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Dennis King, Jeanette MacDonald, O.P. Heggie, Lillian Roth

Votes: 82

30. The Great Victor Herbert (1939)

Approved | 91 min | Biography, Music, Musical

6.7
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Director: Andrew L. Stone | Stars: Allan Jones, Mary Martin, Walter Connolly, Lee Bowman

Votes: 43

31. Make a Wish (1937)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Musical

6.0
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While at summer camp in the Maine woods, little Bobby Breen befriends composer Basil Rathbone, who left the city to try and break his creative block, and is soon playing matchmaker for his ... See full summary »

Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: Bobby Breen, Basil Rathbone, Marion Claire, Henry Armetta

Votes: 95

32. The Pirates of Penzance (1982 TV Movie)

98 min | Comedy, Musical

6.6
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As a young child, Frederic had been apprenticed to a pirate by mistake when he should have been apprenticed to a pilot. Now, having reached his 21st year, Frederic's indentures are at last ... See full summary »

Director: Rodney Greenberg | Stars: Keith Michell, Alexander Oliver, Janis Kelly, Peter Allen

Votes: 69

33. The Mikado (I) (1987 TV Movie)

Musical, Comedy

7.8
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A staging of "The Mikado" set in an English country hotel during the 1920s.

Director: John Michael Phillips | Stars: Eric Idle, Lesley Garrett, Bonaventura Bottone, Richard Van Allan

Votes: 112

34. H.M.S. Pinafore (1982 TV Movie)

Musical, Comedy

6.0
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Director: Rodney Greenberg | Stars: Peter Marshall, Frankie Howerd, Meryl Drower, Michael Bulman

Votes: 73

35. Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts (2007)

Not Rated | 119 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.4
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55 Metascore

Academy Award®-nominated director Scott Hicks ("Shine") documents an eventful year in the career and personal life of distinguished Western classical composer Philip Glass as he interacts ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Hicks | Stars: Philip Glass, Holly Critchlow, Chuck Close, JoAnne Akalaitis

Votes: 642 | Gross: $0.02M

36. Gusarskaya ballada (1962)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Musical, War

7.6
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A young girl decides to join a Husar squadron and fight against Napoleon. Dressed as a man she has a hard time adjusting to the rude Husar life styles.

Director: Eldar Ryazanov | Stars: Larisa Golubkina, Yuriy Yakovlev, Igor Ilyinsky, Nikolay Kryuchkov

Votes: 1,052

37. The Yeomen of the Guard (1982 TV Movie)

Musical

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Colonel Fairfax has been falsely accused of sorcery by a jealous relative who covets his estates and money. The Colonel is condemned to death for his 'crime' and waits in the Tower of ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Heather | Stars: Alfred Marks, Joel Grey, Elizabeth Gale, Claire Powell

Votes: 25

38. H.M.S. Pinafore (1997 TV Movie)

Musical, Comedy

8.4
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Directors: Peter Butler, Craig Schaefer | Stars: Jon English, Amanda Muggleton, Simon Gallaher, Rima Te Wiata

Votes: 55

39. Iolanthe (1982 TV Movie)

Comedy, Musical

7.2
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Strephon, a shepherd (the son of a Fairy, Iolanthe, and a mortal), is in love with Phyllis, a shepherdess. He wants to marry her, but, although Phyllis also loves Strephon, she has a ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Heather | Stars: Derek Hammond-Stroud, Beverley Mills, Anne Collins, Alexander Oliver

Votes: 22

40. Mister Iks (1958)

Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.1
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A mysterious man under the name Mister Iks performs in the circle, playing violin on a chair suspended in the air by ropes. His breathtakingly sad melodies reflect his internal turmoil - ... See full summary »

Director: Yuli Khmelnitsky | Stars: Georg Ots, Marina Yurasova, Anatoly Korolkevich, Zoya Vinogradova

Votes: 130

41. Sweet Adeline (1934)

Approved | 87 min | Musical, Romance

5.6
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In 1898, composer Sid Barnett manages to get his sweetheart, Adeline the beer-garden singer, to sing the lead in his new Broadway operetta; this infuriates Elysia, the erstwhile star. But ... See full summary »

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Irene Dunne, Donald Woods, Hugh Herbert, Ned Sparks

Votes: 181

42. The Dancing Years (1950)

Approved | 98 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.0
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The episodic story of a composer of operettas, Rudi Kleiber, in in old Viennese days, and the two women in his life; Maria Zeitler, his sweetheart, later mistress, lost love, an operetta ... See full summary »

Director: Harold French | Stars: Dennis Price, Gisèle Préville, Patricia Dainton, Anthony Nicholls

Votes: 31

43. Viennese Nights (1930)

92 min | Musical

7.2
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Director: Alan Crosland | Stars: Vivienne Segal, Alexander Gray, Jean Hersholt, Walter Pidgeon

Votes: 58

44. Maytime (1923)

80 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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Ottilie Van Zandt is forced to wed her cousin, despite her love for Richard Wayne, the gardener's son. Richard leaves, vowing to return a wealthy man and eligible suitor for her. He returns... See full summary »

Director: Louis J. Gasnier | Stars: Ethel Shannon, Harrison Ford, William Norris, Clara Bow

Votes: 14

45. Mam'zelle Nitouche (1954)

90 min | Comedy

5.9
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Director: Yves Allégret | Stars: Fernandel, Pier Angeli, Jean Debucourt, Georges Chamarat

Votes: 86

46. Ruddigore (1982 TV Movie)

115 min | Comedy, Musical

5.9
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The Baronets of Ruddigore have been cursed by a witch. Each Baronet, in his turn, must commit a crime a day - or die in torture. To escape his dreadful fate, the latest Baronet, Sir Ruthven... See full summary »

Director: Barrie Gavin | Stars: Vincent Price, Keith Michell, John Treleaven, Donald Adams

Votes: 59

47. The Mikado (1984 TV Movie)

150 min | Comedy, Musical

8.1
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In a mythical Japan, Ko-Ko, a cheap tailor, has been appointed Lord High Executioner and must find someone to execute before the arrival of the ruling Mikado. He lights upon Nanki-Poo, a ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Campbell | Stars: Gidon Saks, Henry Ingram, Eric Donkin, Richard McMillan

Votes: 108

48. Princess Ida (1982 TV Movie)

114 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.0
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Princess Ida and Prince Hilarion were betrothed when the Prince was two years old and the Princess just one year old. Twenty years have now passed, and the time has come for Hilarion to ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Heather | Stars: Frank Gorshin, Neil Howlett, Laurence Dale, Bernard Dickerson

Votes: 34

49. The Mikado (1996 TV Movie)

Musical, Comedy

7.9
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In a mythical Japan, Ko-Ko, a cheap tailor, has been appointed Lord High Executioner and must find someone to execute before the arrival of the ruling Mikado. He lights upon Nanki-Poo, a ... See full summary »

Directors: Peter Butler, Craig Schaefer | Stars: Jon English, Derek Metzger, Terri Crouch, Bev Shean

Votes: 44

50. Le chanteur de Mexico (1956)

85 min | Musical, Music, Romance

5.3
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Director: Richard Pottier | Stars: Luis Mariano, Bourvil, Annie Cordy, Tilda Thamar

Votes: 127