Music hall movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant music hall movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, stylized, serious, clever, light and talky films and TV shows about / with music hall, betrayal, dancing, singer, singing, friendship, drinking, mentor, dialogue and culture clash plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in UK, USA, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as music hall: Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1969), American Pop (1981), Stan & Ollie (2018), Alice at the Palace (1982), Magic in the Moonlight (2014), Colette (2018), Detroit (2017), Dinner for Adele (1978), The Limehouse Golem (2016), Edvard Munch (1974).

List of music hall movies

Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1969)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Academy Award-honoree Peter O'Toole stars in this musical classic about a prim English schoolmaster who learns to show his compassion through the help of an outgoing showgirl. O'Toole, who received his fourth Oscar-nomination for this ...
Style: sentimental, stylized, emotional, serious, uplifting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: boarding school, vacation, forbidden love, school life, teaching, boys' school, music hall, love, teacher student relationship, opposites attract, youth, power relations ...
Time: 20s, 1940s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe
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American Pop (1981)
Genre: Animation, Drama, History, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: American Pop is an American animated film that tells the story of four generations of a Russian Jewish immigrant family of musicians whose careers parallel the history of American popular music.
Style: stylized, sentimental, captivating, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: music, jazz, drug dealing, folk music, stock footage, heroin addiction, jazz band, music hall, songwriter, music business, musician's life, rock ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 20s, 40s, 1960s ...
Place: russia, new york, europe, italy, usa ...
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Stan & Ollie (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: With their golden era long behind them, comedy duo Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy embark on a variety hall tour of Britain and Ireland. Despite the pressures of a hectic schedule, and with the support of their wives Lucille and Ida – a formidable ...
Style: based on true events, emotional, sincere, factual, touching
Plot: comedy duo, friendship, concert tour, comedian, heart attack, performer's life, colleague colleague relationship, dispute, family relations, music hall, laurel and hardy, hotel desk clerk ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, 1930s, year 1937
Place: ireland, glasgow scotland
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Alice at the Palace (1982)
Genre: Family, Musical, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Meryl Streep stars as Alice in this production of Elizabeth Swados' musical, which was adapted from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll. Based on the acclaimed New York Shakespeare Festival ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: rabbit, playing card, flamingo, lizard, surrealism, unicorn, queen, baby, anthropomorphic animal, caterpillar, hedgehog, singing ...
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Magic in the Moonlight (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set in the 1920s French Riviera, a master magician is commissioned to try and expose a psychic as a fraud.
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, magic, cons and scams, fall in love, love and romance, dishonesty, fish out of water, investigation, wizards and magicians, crimes, spiritualist, clairvoyant ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: france, french riviera, south of france, germany, berlin germany ...
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Colette (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, France, Hungary, Netherlands
Duration: 111 min.
Story: French novelist, Colette, overcomes an abusive marriage to emerge as a leading writer in her country and a candidate for the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Style: inspirational, intellectual, based on true events, lyrical, captivating
Plot: female writer, female protagonist, ghost writer, husband wife relationship, nobel prize, exploitation, novelist, bisexuality, infidelity, money, entrepreneur, one legged man ...
Time: 1900s, 1890s
Place: paris france, france
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Detroit (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest citizens' uprisings in the history of the United States.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, factual, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: racism, murder, police brutality, police violence, revenge, death, racial tension, tragic event, injustice, rebellion, rescue, chaos ...
Time: 1960s, year 1969, year 1967, year 1943
Place: detroit, michigan
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Dinner for Adele (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When the famous detective Nick Carter visits Prague, he becomes involved in strange case of a missing dog and even stranger carnivorous plant. He becomes convinced that he is standing against his greatest enemy - the Gardener, who supposedly died ...
Style: ambiguous ending
Plot: parody, flashback, tea, listening to music, bomb, costume, handcuffed, beer, scientist, servant, chase, dog ...
Time: 1900s
Place: czechoslovakia, central europe, prague czech republic, prague, prague czechoslovakia
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The Limehouse Golem (2016)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A series of murders has shaken the community to the point where people believe that only a legendary creature from dark times – the mythical Golem – must be responsible.
Style: gothic, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: police inspector, investigation, murder, trial, serial killer, death sentence, courtroom, murder trial, razor blade, confession, book, library ...
Place: scotland yard
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Edvard Munch (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, Romance
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 210 min.
Story: A biographical film about the Norwegian Expressionist painter Edvard Munch. It was originally created as a three-part miniseries co-produced by the Norwegian and Swedish state television networks, but subsequently gained an American theatrical ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: expressionism, painter, couples, family problems, haunted by the past, prodigy, rebelliousness, society, obsession, life is a bitch, destructive relationship, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1880s, 1870s, 1890s ...
Place: norway, germany, paris france, berlin germany, oslo norway ...
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Jack the Ripper (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A serial killer whose mother was a prostitute starts killing streetwalkers as a way of paying back his mother for her abuse.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, jack the ripper, prostitute, psychopath, maniac, deadly, police investigation, crime, who done it, woman in danger, danger ...
Time: 70s, 19th century, 1880s
Place: england, scotland, europe, london
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Star! (1968)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 176 min.
Story: Gertrude Lawrence rises to stage stardom at the cost of happiness.
Style: sentimental, realistic, stylized, serious, captivating ...
Plot: ambition, actor's life, singing, friends, best friends, starlet, showbiz, lifestyle, chorus girl, couples, cinderella story, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1910s, 1930s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city
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The Crook (1970)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A thief known as Simon the Swiss faces up and downs in his criminal profession.
Style: clever, stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, failed attempt, criminal heroes, crime, confined, crimes, cons and scams, crime gone awry, disorder, dishonesty, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, ransom ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
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Young Frankenstein (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young neurosurgeon inherits the castle of his grandfather, the famous Dr. Victor von Frankenstein. In the castle he finds a funny hunchback, a pretty lab assistant and the elderly housekeeper. Young Frankenstein believes that the work of his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, gothic, emotional, absurd ...
Plot: mad scientist, experiment, parody, scientist, monster, inheritance, castle, haunted by the past, disorder, surgery, experiment gone awry, danger ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: dungeon, europe, transylvania, medical school, usa
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Tipping the Velvet (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Set in the 1890s, Tipping the Velvet tells the lesbian love affair between male impersonator music hall star Kitty Butler and Nan Astley.
Style: touching, sexy, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, sexual relations, fall in love, love and romance, performer's life, gays and lesbians, lesbian interest, coming of age, cross dressing, gender, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, 1890s
Place: england, europe
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Newsies (1992)
Genre: Drama, Family, History, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A week in the life of the exploited, child newspaper sellers in turn-of-the-century New York. When their publisher, Joseph Pulitzer, tries to squeeze a little more profit out of their labours, they organize a strike, only to be confronted with the ...
Style: realistic, uplifting, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: kids, chick flick
Plot: friendship, warden, betrayal, mayor, labor union, orphan, dance, juvenile detention, slingshot, name change, brawl, family ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, 1890s
Place: new york, usa
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Mrs Henderson Presents (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eccentric 70-year-old widow purchases the Windmill Theatre in London as a post-widowhood hobby. After starting an innovative continuous variety review, which is copied by other theaters, they begin to lose money. Mrs Henderson suggests they add ...
Style: witty, sentimental, touching, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: unwanted pregnancy, audition, variety show, widow, showbiz, war, business venture, theater, social awkwardness, couples, love and romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 40s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s
Place: london, europe, england, flanders, france
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Mr. Klein (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Paris, 1942. Robert Klein cannot find any fault with the state of affairs in German-occupied France. He has a well-furnished flat, a mistress, and business is booming. Jews facing discrimination because of laws edicted by the French government are ...
Style: mind bending, psychological, gloomy, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, mistaken identity, anti semitism, occupation, love and romance, danger, obsessive quest, disorder, dealer, dishonesty, couples, journalism ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1942, 1940s
Place: france, europe, algeria, paris france, holland ...
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La Vie en Rose (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, UK, Czech Republic
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A swirling, impressionistic portrait of an artist who regretted nothing, writer-director Olivier Dahan's La Vie en Rose stars Marion Cotillard in a blazing performance as the legendary French icon Edith Piaf. From the mean streets of the ...
Style: touching, uplifting, captivating, realistic, biting ...
Plot: french, singer, musician's life, childhood, loss of loved one, cabaret, death, accident, poverty, manager, blindness, performer ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1940s, 1950s, 1930s ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, normandy, manhattan new york city ...
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Lucky Break (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Half-way through his 12-year prison sentence for an incompetent armed robbery, Jimmy Hands gets a lucky break: he's transferred to a prison from which he can probably escape. He convinces the governor to stage a musical in an old chapel next to ...
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: prison, romance, love and romance, confined, fall in love, cons and scams, crimes, crime, social worker, prison life, friends, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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The Living Daylights (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: James Bond helps a Russian General escape into the west. He soon finds out that the KGB wants to kill him for helping the General. A little while later the General is kidnapped from the Secret Service leading 007 to be suspicious.
Style: exciting, realistic, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, espionage, secret service, chase, spy, laser, sniper, gadget, boat, faked death, museum, escape ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: morocco, czechoslovakia, afghanistan, england, africa ...
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Isadora (1968)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her attitudes on free love, debt, dress, and lifestyle shocked the public of ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sexual
Plot: ballet, dance, dancer, artists and showbiz, dancer's life, love and romance, against the rules, rebelliousness, lifestyle, feminism, gender, rebellion ...
Time: 1920s
Place: europe, chicago illinois, athens greece, berlin germany, florence italy ...
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The Illusionist (2010)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: France, UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Scotland, late 1950s. A struggling illusionist visits an isolated community and meets a young lady who is convinced that he is a real magician.
Style: stylized, touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: magical, french, stage, magician, loneliness, friendship, coming of age, performer's life, odd couple, fan, age difference, youth ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1959
Place: england, france, scotland, edinburgh scotland, big ben london ...
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The Holcroft Covenant (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A man who was a confidant of Adolf Hitler dies and leaves a fortune to make amends for his Nazi past--but his son has to search the world to find it
Style: psychological, realistic, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: espionage, holocaust, haunted by the past, mind game, adoption, family relations, crimes, dishonesty, heroes, political intrigue, against the odds, conspiracy ...
Time: 80s, 1940s, future
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city, geneva switzerland, manhattan new york city, berlin germany, tower bridge london ...
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Paris 36 (2008)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A star is born in a time of both celebration and instability in this historical drama with music from director Christophe Barratier. In the spring of 1936, Paris is in a state of uncertainty; while the rise of the Third Reich in Germany worries ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: working class, political unrest, family problems, oldies, against the odds, urban, music, rising to stardom, performer's life, parents and children, artists and showbiz, follow your dream ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, pre world war two, 1930s, year 1946
Place: europe, france, paris france
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A Slightly Pregnant Man (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Marco Mazzetti (Marcello Mastroianni), a driving instructor, lives with his wife Irène (Catherine Deneuve) and their young. After a series of dizzy spells, he goes to the doctor and discovers that he is four-month pregnant. Marco then becomes ...
Style: biting, realistic, offbeat, clever, witty ...
Plot: switching roles, babies and infants, farce, gender, urban, parents and children, miraculous event, self discovery, midlife crisis, couples, disorder, gender bending ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
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Death Defying Acts (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On a tour of Britain in 1926, Harry Houdini enters into a passionate affair with a psychic out to con the famous magician.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, serious
Plot: seance, clairvoyant, redemption, parents and children, cons and scams, performer's life, love and romance, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, contact, supernatural ability, obsessive quest ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland, montreal quebec canada
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Cousin Bette (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Cousin Bette is a poor and lonely seamstress, who, after the death of her prominent and wealthy sister, tries to ingratiate herself into lives of her brother-in-law, Baron Hulot, and her niece, Hortense Hulot. Failing to do so, she instead finds ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, light, talky, clever ...
Plot: revenge, infidelity, love triangle, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, family relations, love affair, love, unfulfillment, master and servant, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, victorian
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Coco Before Chanel (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: 2009 biopic about the early life of Coco Chanel. Several years after leaving the orphanage, to which her father never returned for her, Gabrielle Chanel finds herself working in a provincial bar both. She's both a seamstress for the performers ...
Style: stylized, factual, sexy, inspirational, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fashion, feminism, rise to the top, fashion designer, gender, relationship vs career, ambition, loss of loved one, designer, social climbing, lifestyle, feminist ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 1910s, 20th century, 1920s ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, england, new jersey ...
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Captain Conan (1996)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Bulgaria near the end of World War I: Conan, warrior and wolf, leads a band of 50 ruthless French fighters who love hand-to-hand combat. Their motto: "We forgot to take prisoners, Captain." At war's end, the unit goes to Bucharest, ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious
Plot: friendship, soldier, murder, insubordination, french army, eastern front, heist, war, infantrymen, crimes, military, heroes ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, post world war one, year 1919, year 1918
Place: macedonia, romania, former yugoslavia, europe, bulgaria ...
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