A list of all the Best Musical Movies of All Time, this list includes both the best original musical movies and those adapted from stage musicals. This music movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director and more.., The sound of music movie is in the first place, the best old musical movies are upbeat and colorful. Enjoy watching all musical movies

Best Musical Movies of All Time

The Sound of Music, 1965 1. The Sound of Music, 1965
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In the early 20th century, Maria, an aspiring nun, is sent as a governess to take care of seven motherless children. Soon her jovial, loving nature tames their hearts, including their father’s. The Sound of Music is one of the top musical movies of all time
Grease, 1978 2. Grease, 1978
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While vacationing in Australia, Danny and Sandy indulge in a passionate love affair with each other. They part ways believing they will not see each other again but fate has other plans.Grease is one of the best musicals in movies
Singin' in the Rain, 1952 3. Singin’ in the Rain, 1952
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A spoof of the turmoil that afflicted the movie industry in the late 1920s when movies went from silent to sound. When two silent movie stars’, Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont, latest movie is made into a musical a chorus girl is brought in to dub Lina’s speaking and singing. Don is on top of the world until Lina finds out.
Mary Poppins, 1964 4. Mary Poppins, 1964
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Mr. Banks is looking for a nanny for his two mischievous children and comes across Mary Poppins, an angelic nanny. She not only brings a change in their lives but also spreads happiness.
The Wizard of Oz, 1939 5. The Wizard of Oz, 1939
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A young Kansas girl who dreams of a better life “somewhere over the rainbow” is caught in the eye of a tornado and lands in the fantasy world of Oz.
Chicago, 2002 6. Chicago, 2002
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Nightclub sensation Velma kills her philandering husband. Chicago’s adroit lawyer Billy Flynn is set to become her defense lawyer, who also defends Roxie, who is responsible for the murder.
West Side Story, 1961 7. West Side Story, 1961
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There’s a deadly rivalry between two New York gangs called the Jets and the Sharks. Tony and Maria from the opposing gangs end up falling in love anyway. But their romance ultimately meets a tragic end.
Hairspray, 2007 8. Hairspray, 2007
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Tracy emerges from being an overweight teenager to a television superstar. Her journey is however interrupted when she becomes a victim of racial discrimination and decides to fight back.
My Fair Lady, 1964 9. My Fair Lady, 1964
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A snobbish phonetics professor agrees to take a lowly flower girl under his care and make her presentable to society.
Moulin Rouge!, 2001 10. Moulin Rouge!, 2001
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Christian, an English writer, travels to Paris to join the Bohemian revolution. He visits the city’s biggest nightclub, Moulin Rouge, and falls in love with its star performer and courtesan, Satine.
Cabaret, 1972 11. Cabaret, 1972
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Sally is a cabaret dancer at the Kit Kat Klub and falls in love with two men who are regulars at the club. Their lives get entwined with the Nazi Party that is slowly growing in power.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, 2007 12. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, 2007
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Benjamin vows to seek revenge on the judge who framed him. In order to do so, he reopens his barbershop and begins murdering his customers with a razor.
Beauty and the Beast, 1991 13. Beauty and the Beast, 1991
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Belle, a beautiful young woman, agrees to live with the Beast in exchange for the return of her abducted father. Soon, Belle discovers that her hideous captor is actually an enchanted prince.
La La Land, 2016 14. La La Land, 2016
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Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) and Mia (Emma Stone) are drawn together by their common desire to do what they love. 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.
Meet Me in St. Louis, 1944 15. Meet Me in St. Louis, 1944
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“Meet Me in St. Louis” is a classic MGM romantic musical comedy that focuses on four sisters (one of whom is the nonpareil Judy Garland) on the cusp of the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair. The film spotlights the sisters’ education in the ways of the world, which includes, but isn’t limited to, learning about life and love, courtesy of the prototypical boy next door. In the end, love — accompanied by song, dance and period costumes, all in glorious Technicolor — conquers all.
An American in Paris, 1951 16. An American in Paris, 1951
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A struggling American artist in Paris is discovered by an influential heiress with an interest in more than his art. He has to choose between her and the young French girl he is drawn to.
The King and I, 1956 17. The King and I, 1956
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Anna, a widow, is assigned the task of teaching the children and wives of King Mongkut in Bangkok. However, she gets into various disputes with the king due to their differences in opinion.
The Lion King, 1994 18. The Lion King, 1994
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Simba flees to exile after he is led to believe he killed his father. Years later, he returns to face the usurper.
The Blues Brothers, 1980 19. The Blues Brothers, 1980
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After his release from prison, Jake (John Belushi) reunites with his brother, Elwood (Dan Aykroyd) — collectively known as the “Blues Brothers.” Jake’s first task is to save the orphanage the brothers grew up in from closing, by raising $5,000 to pay back taxes. The two are convinced they can earn the money by getting their old band back together. However, after playing several gigs and making a few enemies, including the police, the brothers face daunting odds to deliver the money on time.
Aladdin, 1992 20. Aladdin, 1992
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Aladdin, an urchin, falls in love with Princess Jasmine, but cannot marry her as he is not a prince. He finds a magic lamp that turns him into a prince, but first, he must face the evil Jafar.
Annie, 1982 21. Annie, 1982
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Annie, an orphan living under the tyrannical thumb of Miss Hannigan, gets lucky when she’s selected to stay at the residence of a wealthy industrialist.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show, 1975 22. The Rocky Horror Picture Show, 1975
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A flat tire leaves Brad and Janet stranded on a stormy night. They experience strange incidents when they seek shelter in a nearby castle belonging to Frank Furter, an eccentric transvestite.
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, 1971 23. Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, 1971
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A factory owner gives 5 children a chance to win a lifetime supply of sweets. Charlie, along with four odious children enters the factory. Disasters befall each of the children. Will Charlie survive?
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, 1954 24. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, 1954
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During the 1850s, Milly (Jane Powell), a pretty young cook, marries Adam (Howard Keel), a grizzled woodsman, after a brief courtship. When the two return to Adam’s farm, Milly is shocked to meet his six ill-mannered brothers, all of whom live in his cabin. She promptly begins teaching the brothers proper behavior, and most importantly, how to court a woman. But after the brothers kidnap six local girls during a town barn-raising, a group of indignant villagers tries to track them down.
Best Musical Movies of All Time 25. Dreamgirls, 2006
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Three aspiring performers discover that the path to superstardom is strewn with obstacles and difficult decisions.
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