The Best Musical Films

The Best Musical Films

Singing and dancing are the theme of musical films all time. Frozen is the best musical movie for its wonderful story and beautiful melody in recent years. And then, Mamma Mia! has continued to make its legend. The following is a list of musical films for you.

Frozen

Release Date 2013-11-27
Rating : 7.3 Production Companies: Walt Disney Pictures / Walt Disney Animation Studios / Director: Jennifer Lee / Jennifer Lee / Stars: Kristen Bell  /  Idina Menzel  /  Jonathan Groff

Summary: Young princess Anna of Arendelle dreams about finding true love at her sister Elsa’s coronation. Fate takes her on a dangerous journey in an attempt to end the eternal winter that has fallen over the kingdom. She's accompanied by ice delivery man Kristoff, his reindeer Sven, and snowman Olaf. On an adventure where she will find out what friendship, courage, family, and true love really means.

La La Land

Release Date 2016-11-29
Rating : 7.9 Production Companies: Marc Platt Productions / Gilbert Films / Director: John Hindman / John Hindman / Stars: Ryan Gosling  /  Emma Stone  /  John Legend

Summary: Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.

High School Musical

Release Date 2006-01-20
Rating : 6.3 Production Companies: Disney Channel / Director: Kenny Ortega / Kenny Ortega / Stars: Zac Efron  /  Vanessa Hudgens  /  Ashley Tisdale

Summary: Troy (Zac Efron), the popular captain of the basketball team, and Gabriella (Vanessa Anne Hudgens), the brainy and beautiful member of the academic club, break all the rules of East High society when they secretly audition for the leads in the school's musical. As they reach for the stars and follow their dreams, everyone learns about acceptance, teamwork, and being yourself. And it's all set to fun tunes and very cool dance moves!

Chicago

Release Date 2002-12-26
Rating : 7.1 Production Companies: Miramax Films / Producers Circle / Director: Rob Marshall / Rob Marshall / Stars: Catherine Zeta-Jones  /  Renée Zellweger  /  Queen Latifah

Summary: Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.

The Phantom of the Opera

Release Date 2004-12-08
Rating : 7.1 Production Companies: Odyssey Entertainment / Warner Bros. / Director: Sally Jones / Sally Jones / Stars: Gerard Butler  /  Emmy Rossum  /  Patrick Wilson

Summary: Deformed since birth, a bitter man known only as the Phantom lives in the sewers underneath the Paris Opera House. He falls in love with the obscure chorus singer Christine, and privately tutors her while terrorizing the rest of the opera house and demanding Christine be given lead roles. Things get worse when Christine meets back up with her childhood acquaintance Raoul and the two fall in love

The Sound of Music

Release Date 1965-03-02
Rating : 7.5 Production Companies: Robert Wise Productions / Argyle Enterprises / Director: Ridgeway Callow / Ridgeway Callow / Stars: Julie Andrews  /  Christopher Plummer  /  Eleanor Parker

Summary: Film adaptation of a classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical based on a nun who becomes a governess for an Austrian family.

Fiddler on the Roof

Release Date 1971-11-03
Rating : 7.8 Production Companies: Cartier Productions / Mirisch Corporation, The / Director: D. Howard Grigsby / D. Howard Grigsby / Stars: Chaim Topol  /  Norma Crane  /  Leonard Frey

Summary: This lavishly produced and critically acclaimed screen adaptation of the international stage sensation tells the life-affirming story of Tevye (Topol), a poor milkman whose love, pride and faith help him face the oppression of turn-of-the-century Czarist Russia. Nominated for eight Academy Awards.

Mamma Mia!

Release Date 2008-07-03
Rating : 6.6 Production Companies: Universal Pictures / Internationale Filmproduktion Richter / Director: Phyllida Lloyd / Phyllida Lloyd / Stars: Meryl Streep  /  Pierce Brosnan  /  Amanda Seyfried

Summary: Set on an idyllic Greek island, the plot serves as a background for a wealth of ABBA hit songs. Donna, an independent, single mother who owns a small hotel on the island is about to let go of Sophie, the spirited young daughter she's raised alone. But Sophie has secretly invited three of her mother's ex-lovers in the hopes of finding her father.

Singin' in the Rain

Release Date 1952-04-10
Rating : 8 Production Companies: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) / Director: Stanley Donen / Stanley Donen / Stars: Gene Kelly  /  Donald O'Connor  /  Debbie Reynolds

Summary: In 1927 Hollywood, a silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound.

Les Misérables

Release Date 2012-12-18
Rating : 7.3 Production Companies: Universal Pictures / Relativity Media / Director: Paula Casarin / Paula Casarin / Stars: Hugh Jackman  /  Russell Crowe  /  Anne Hathaway

Summary: An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo's classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean seeks redemption.