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, suspense, clever and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with music hall, theater, singing, nudity (full frontal - brief), betrayal, female nudity, family relations, dancing, dialogue and police investigation 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: American Pop (1981), Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1969), Stan & Ollie (2018), Year of the Rabbit (2019), Mary Poppins Returns (2018), Alice at the Palace (1982), Magic in the Moonlight (2014), Colette (2018), Detroit (2017), Dinner for Adele (1978).

List of music hall movies

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: captivating, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, adult animation ...
Plot: music, jazz, songwriter, jazz band, music hall, music business, love and romance, musician's life, family relations, ambition, artists and showbiz, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1940s, 1930s, 40s ...
Place: usa, russia, new york, europe, san francisco ...
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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: serious, emotional, sentimental, stylized, uplifting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: world war two, boarding school, teaching, vacation, love, school life, forbidden love, teacher student relationship, school teacher, music hall, boys' school, power relations ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: london, europe, england, greece
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Stan & Ollie (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Family, History
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: emotional, based on true events, touching, factual, sincere
Plot: comedy duo, friendship, concert tour, male friendship, comedian, heart attack, colleague colleague relationship, performer's life, dispute, family relations, duo, music hall ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, 50s, 1930s, year 1937 ...
Place: glasgow scotland, ireland, london
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Year of the Rabbit (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Set in the dark heart of Victorian London, Detective Inspector Rabbit is a hardened booze-hound who's seen it all. Rabbit's been chasing bad guys for as long as he can remember, but these days his heart keeps stopping at inopportune ...
Style: offbeat, sitcom, surreal
Plot: police, parody, investigation, absurdism, sideburns, police inspector, chief of police, heart condition, stepfather, father daughter relationship, murder, police investigation ...
Time: victorian england, 19th century, victorian era, 1800s, 1890s
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Mary Poppins Returns (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael's three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss. Through her unique magical skills, and with the aid of her friend Jack, she ...
Style: light, atmospheric, sincere, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: magic, nanny, disney, female protagonist, discipline, family relations, kidnap, kids and family, parenting, cartoon dog, housekeeper, family ...
Time: 1930s
Place: london, big ben london
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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: music hall, singing, female protagonist, rabbit, lion, queen, baby, surrealism, anthropomorphic animal, flamingo, playing card, duchess ...
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Magic in the Moonlight (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, 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: twists and turns, realistic, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, magic, cons and scams, love and romance, fall in love, wizards and magicians, investigation, fish out of water, dishonesty, crimes, spiritualist, seance ...
Time: 1920s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s, 20s
Place: france, french riviera, cote d'azur, barcelona, munich 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: intellectual, based on true events, inspirational, lyrical, captivating
Plot: novelist, female protagonist, female writer, lesbian relationship, ghost writer, nobel prize, exploitation, bisexuality, lesbian sex, husband wife relationship, money, infidelity ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 1890s, 20th century
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, disturbing, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: racism, murder, police violence, police brutality, death, friendship, chaos, rescue, justice, injustice, rebellion, tragic event ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1943, year 1969, year 1967
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: cult film, psychotronic, ambiguous ending
Plot: parody, pop art, nemesis, investigation, dwarf, jungle, factory, noblewoman, eccentricity, injury, nerd, nobleman ...
Time: 1900s
Place: central europe, prague czech republic, prague czechoslovakia, 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, psychotronic
Plot: serial killer, investigation, police inspector, murder, death sentence, murder trial, trial, hanging, courtroom, confession, razor blade, library ...
Place: scotland yard, london
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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: realistic, atmospheric, serious, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: expressionism, painter, family problems, couples, haunted by the past, prodigy, rebelliousness, society, obsession, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, rising to stardom ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1900s, 1890s, 1870s ...
Place: norway, germany, paris france, berlin germany, copenhagen ...
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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, rough, serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, jack the ripper, prostitute, psychopath, maniac, deadly, danger, woman in danger, crime, who done it, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 19th century, 1880s
Place: england, london, scotland, europe
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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: serious, sentimental, realistic, non-linear, captivating ...
Plot: ambition, actor's life, singing, rising to stardom, performer's life, artists and showbiz, relationship vs career, celebrity culture, desire for fame, hopes, love and romance, best friends ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1930s, 1910s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york, london
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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: serious, clever, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: kidnapping, child abduction, criminal heroes, crime, cons and scams, confined, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, failed attempt, crime gone awry, graphic violence ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, europe
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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: parody, mad scientist, experiment, farce, scientist, monster, castle, haunted by the past, disorder, inheritance, supernatural, danger ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 70s
Place: europe, usa, transylvania
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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, realistic, stylized, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian love, lesbian romance, sexual relations, lesbian interest, cross dressing, performer's life, gays and lesbians, fall in love, lesbian relationship, love and romance, coming of age ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1890s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
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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: humorous, feel good, realistic, uplifting, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, family relations, warden, labor union, orphan, betrayal, mayor, dance, brawl, juvenile detention, slingshot, paperboy ...
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: feel good, sentimental, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, audition, showbiz, couples, couple relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance, follow your dream, theatre milieu, friendship, art, hopes ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 1940s, 40s
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: contemplative, mind bending, atmospheric, serious, psychological ...
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, infidelity, anti semitism, mistaken identity, art dealer, art collector, disorder, dealer, danger, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942
Place: paris france, france, europe, algeria, 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, atmospheric, gloomy, disturbing, based on true events ...
Plot: singer, musician's life, music, french, star, loss of child, rising to stardom, fame, death, poverty, lifestyle, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, year 1963, 1910s, year 1940, 60s ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, manhattan new york city, normandy ...
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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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, intense, touching ...
Plot: prison, romance, prison life, fall in love, confined, buddies, crimes, crime, cons and scams, social worker, prison escape, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
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, serious, realistic, witty, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, espionage, secret service, chase, spy, boat, secret agents, heroes, museum, laser, sniper, gadget ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: morocco, afghanistan, czechoslovakia, 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: sexy, sexual, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: ballet, dance, dancing, dancer, profanity, strong female presence, lifestyle, gender, rebelliousness, feminism, rebellion, dancer's life ...
Time: 1890s, 19th century, 20th century, 1920s
Place: europe, nice france, san francisco, london, chicago illinois ...
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The Illusionist (2010)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, UK
Duration: 90 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, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: loneliness, magical, magician, friendship, coming of age, age difference, odd couple, french, art, stage, frustration, imagination ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1959, 1950s
Place: england, paris france, france, scotland, edinburgh scotland ...
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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: realistic, suspenseful, psychological, serious, twist ending ...
Plot: espionage, conspiracy, holocaust, against the odds, haunted by the past, mind game, crimes, family relations, dishonesty, political intrigue, nazi, violence ...
Time: 80s, 1940s, future
Place: berlin germany, manhattan new york city, london, tower bridge london, new york ...
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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: realistic, sincere, inspirational, colourful, sentimental ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, showbiz, against the odds, performer's life, music, hopes, life is a bitch, political unrest, nudity (full frontal - brief), working class, male female relationship, follow your dream ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1936, pre world war two ...
Place: paris france, europe, 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: realistic, biting, offbeat, suspense, clever ...
Plot: farce, gender, urban, family relations, self discovery, midlife crisis, pregnancy, miraculous event, switching roles, parents and children, babies and infants, couples ...
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, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: clairvoyant, seance, cons and scams, supernatural ability, dishonesty, parents and children, love affair, paranormal phenomena, juggling, wizards and magicians, unfulfillment, performer's life ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland, montreal quebec canada, montreal
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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: semi serious, realistic, light, talky, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, family relations, revenge, love triangle, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, love, dishonesty, unfulfillment, master and servant ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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