Best Musical movies

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street(2007)

Combined Rating:
90
Combined Critics Rating: 86

The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a. Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.





In the Heights(2021)

Combined Rating:
88
Combined Critics Rating: 89

A film version of the Broadway musical in which Usnavi, a sympathetic New York bodega owner, saves every penny every day as he imagines and sings about a better life.



Beauty and the Beast(2017)

Combined Rating:
86
Combined Critics Rating: 80

An adaptation of the fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love.



West Side Story(2021)

Combined Rating:
85
Combined Critics Rating: 89

An adaptation of the 1957 musical, West Side Story explores forbidden love and the rivalry between the Jets and the Sharks, two teenage street gangs of different ethnic backgrounds.



Dreamgirls(2006)

Combined Rating:
84
Combined Critics Rating: 81

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.



Moulin Rouge!(2001)

Combined Rating:
83
Combined Critics Rating: 76

A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets.



tick, tick...BOOM!(2021)

Combined Rating:
82
Combined Critics Rating: 79

On the cusp of his 30th birthday, a promising young theater composer navigates love, friendship and the pressures of life as an artist in New York City.



The Ballad of Buster Scruggs(2018)

Combined Rating:
79
Combined Critics Rating: 83

An anthology film comprised of six stories, each dealing with a different aspect of life in the Old West.



Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again(2018)

Combined Rating:
79
Combined Critics Rating: 76

Five years after the events of Mamma Mia! (2008), Sophie prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother's past.



Across the Universe(2007)

Combined Rating:
78
Combined Critics Rating: 70

The music of the Beatles and the Vietnam War form the backdrop for the romance between an upper-class American girl and a poor Liverpudlian artist.



Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India(2001)

Combined Rating:
77
Combined Critics Rating: 70

The people of a small village in Victorian India stake their future on a game of cricket against their ruthless British rulers.



Mamma Mia!(2008)

Combined Rating:
77
Combined Critics Rating: 67

The story of a bride-to-be trying to find her real father told using hit songs by the popular '70s group ABBA.



The Greatest Showman(2017)

Combined Rating:
76
Combined Critics Rating: 69

Celebrates the birth of show business, and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.



Dancer in the Dark(2000)

Combined Rating:
76
Combined Critics Rating: 68

An east European girl goes to America with her young son, expecting it to be like a Hollywood film.



Rock of Ages(2012)

Combined Rating:
75
Combined Critics Rating: 68

A small town girl and a city boy meet on the Sunset Strip, while pursuing their Hollywood dreams.



Annette(2021)

Combined Rating:
75
Combined Critics Rating: 78

A stand-up comedian and his opera singer wife have a two-year-old daughter with a surprising gift.



Nine(2009)

Combined Rating:
74
Combined Critics Rating: 68

Famous film director Guido Contini struggles to find harmony in his professional and personal lives, as he engages in dramatic relationships with his wife, his mistress, his muse, his agent, and his mother.



Burlesque(2010)

Combined Rating:
74
Combined Critics Rating: 65

A small-town girl ventures to Los Angeles and finds her place in a neo-burlesque club run by a former dancer.



The Prom(2020)

Combined Rating:
73
Combined Critics Rating: 70

A troupe of hilariously self-obsessed theater stars swarm into a small conservative Indiana town in support of a high school girl who wants to take her girlfriend to the prom.




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