Top Musical Movies


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

31. Yankee Doodle Dandy

Year of Release: 1942
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Musical/Biography
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Michael Curtiz
Actors: James Cagney, Joan Leslie, Richard Whorf, Irene Manning
Plot: A biography portraying the life of George Cohan as it follows him through his beginning singing and acting career to further down the line when he writes and dances in his own plays.

32. Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

Year of Release: 2008
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Musical
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Joss Whedon
Actors: Neil Patrick Harris, Nathan Fillion, Felicia Day, Simon Helberg
Plot: A musical tragicomedy miniseries in three acts, from director Joss Whedon The show tells the story of Dr. Horrible (played by Neil Patrick Harris), an aspiring supervillain; Captain Hammer (Nathan Fillion), his nemesis; and Penny (Felicia Day), their shared love interest.

33. Sing Street

Year of Release: 2016
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Musical
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: John Carney
Actors: Aidan Gillen, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Jack Reynor, Lucy Boynton

34. White Christmas

Year of Release: 1954
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Musical
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Michael Curtiz
Actors: Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, Vera-Ellen
Plot: Following WWII, two soldiers form a successful song-and-dance team. They meet up with a pair of sisters who form their own team and romance soon follows. They end up at a Vermont Inn where they hope to use their talent to help a former military commander - now the owner of the inn - to save the struggling business.

35. Easter Parade

Year of Release: 1948
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Musical/Romance
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Charles Walters
Actors: Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Peter Lawford, Ann Miller
Plot: Fred Astaire's character, Don, is stunned when his dancing partner (and the woman he thinks he's in love with) Nadine, played by Ann Miller, refuses to sign a new contract to continue their dance partnership. To prove that she's not important to him and that he is the reason she can dance at all, he finds a new protegee, Hannah Brown, played by Judy Garland, and vows to make her a dancing sensation by next Easter.

36. Oklahoma!

Year of Release: 1955
Overall Rating: 2.7 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Musical/Romance
MPAA Rating: G
Director: Fred Zinnemann
Actors: Gordon MacRae, Gloria Grahame, Gene Nelson, Rod Steiger

37. The Greatest Showman

Year of Release: 2017
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Biography/Musical
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Michael Gracey
Actors: Rebecca Ferguson, Michelle Williams, Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron
Plot: A musical that focuses on the life of P.T. Barnum - a man who rose from nothing to create the greatest show on Earth - and delight patrons from around the world.

38. An American in Paris

Year of Release: 1951
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Romance/Musical
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Vincente Minnelli
Actors: Gene Kelly, Oscar Levant, Leslie Caron, Nina Foch
Plot: An unsuccessful American painter in Paris finds a companion in someone who loves his work as much as he does...does she love more than just that?

39. A Star is Born

Year of Release: 2018
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Musical
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Bradley Cooper
Actors: Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Dave Chappelle, Sam Elliott
Plot: Ally, an up-and-coming singer is about to give up on her dream, until she meets a seasoned musician, Jackson Maine, who becomes not just her mentor, but her lover. Yet while she begins to find fame and fortune, Jack finds himself pushed to the side, dealing with his own personal demons even as he struggles to remain relevant in Ally's life.

40. Pal Joey

Year of Release: 1957
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Musical
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: George Sidney
Actors: Rita Hayworth, Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak, Barbara Nichols
Plot: A handsome singer, and A-number one heel, Joey Evans meets up with former chorus girl Vera Simpson - a widowed vamp - finds his plans going up in smoke when Linda English - a proper, sweet girl, also enters his life.

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