Top Musical Movies


The Top Musical Movies List is calculated by overall movie ratings and members' "Top Musical List". Lists are calculated daily.

1. The Wizard of Oz

Year of Release: 1939
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Fantasy/Musical
MPAA Rating: G
Director: Victor Fleming
Actors: Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr
Plot: Dorothy gets swept to a far away land full of beautiful landscapes and treacherous witches. She meets some improbable friends that try to help her get back home by following the yellow brick road.

2. The Sound of Music

Year of Release: 1965
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Musical/Biography
MPAA Rating: G
Director: Robert Wise
Actors: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Charmian Carr, Nicholas Hammond
Plot: A young woman travels from home town in Austria to become a maid/nanny for a widowed naval officer. She teaches his children how to sing and enjoy life better. Musical.

3. Singin' in the Rain

Year of Release: 1952
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Musical/Comedy
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Stanley Donen
Actors: Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, Donald O'Connor, Rita Moreno
Plot: Silent film actors and "singers" are trying to make the transition to "talkies" when one of them can't sing well, but no one seems to tell her.

4. Moulin Rouge

Year of Release: 2001
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Romance/Musical
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Baz Luhrmann
Actors: Ewan McGregor, Nicole Kidman, Richard Roxburgh, Jim Broadbent
Plot: A writer falls in love with a prostitute as he tries to write a song for the duke who becomes jealous of the love affair and tries to put an end to it.

5. Chicago

Year of Release: 2002
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Musical/Crime
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Rob Marshall
Actors: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Ren?e Zellweger, John C. Reilly, Richard Gere
Plot: A pair of killing women try to weasel (and sing) their way out of Death Row in 1920's Chicago.

6. Grease

Year of Release: 1978
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Musical/Comedy
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Randal Kleiser
Actors: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing, Jeff Conaway
Plot: Greaser Danny met Sandy over the summer break, but when she joins his highschool, can they find love again?

7. West Side Story

Year of Release: 1961
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Musical/Romance
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Jerome Robbins
Actors: Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris
Plot: Two New York City rival gangs sing their way through battles and love as they duke it out in this 1961 best picture winner.

8. My Fair Lady

Year of Release: 1964
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Musical/Crime
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: George Cukor
Actors: Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway, Gladys Cooper
Plot: A poor flower girl is taken in by a English language master to be taught how to sing and speak properly on based on a bet between himself and his friend putting the poor flower girl in the middle.

9. The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Year of Release: 1975
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Musical/Horror
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Jim Sharman
Actors: Tim Curry, Barry Bostwick, Susan Sarandon, Meat Loaf
Plot: A couple's vehicle breaks down and they are forced to contact some one don't even know when the couple are instituted in a weird place.

10. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Year of Release: 2007
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Musical
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Tim Burton
Actors: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Timothy Spall, Alan Rickman
Plot: When a man comes home after fifteen years in prison to find his wife dead and his daughter in the hands of an evil judge, he vows to take vengeance on those that have wronged him.

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