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, semi serious and light films and TV shows about / with music hall, betrayal, drinking, singer, dancing, singing, friendship, adaptation, vengeance and artists and showbiz 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), The Limehouse Golem (2016), Magic in the Moonlight (2014), Colette (2018), Detroit (2017), Dinner for Adele (1978), Edvard Munch (1974), Jack the Ripper (1976).

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: serious, emotional, stylized, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: boarding school, teacher student relationship, boys' school, love, school life, vacation, forbidden love, music hall, teaching, dedicated educator, dealing with death, romance ...
Time: 20s, 1940s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: england, europe, london
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 7.2
 4K
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, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: music, jazz, stock footage, folk music, songwriter, music hall, heroin addiction, jazz band, music business, drug dealing, musician's life, rock ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 30s, 40s, 1960s ...
Place: russia, europe, usa, italy, new york ...
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 7.6
 7K
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, performer's life, colleague colleague relationship, dispute, family relations, music hall, dressing room, bowler hat, hotel desk clerk, comedian ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, year 1937
Place: ireland, glasgow scotland
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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
Plot: book, death sentence, hanging, serial killer, murder, police inspector, investigation, library, confession, blood, razor blade, courtroom ...
Place: scotland yard
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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: clever, talky, witty, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night
Plot: magic, romance, investigation, jazz, cons and scams, spiritualist, aunt, provence, wizards and magicians, estate, magician, fall in love ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 30s, 1920s
Place: france, french riviera, south of france, berlin germany, zurich switzerland ...
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 6.8
 10K
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: based on true events, inspirational, lyrical, captivating, intellectual
Plot: ghost writer, nobel prize, husband wife relationship, female writer, novelist, exploitation, bisexuality, female protagonist, lesbian kiss, branding, open marriage, libertine ...
Time: 1900s, 1890s
Place: paris france, france
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 7.4
 39K
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: surprise ending, suspense, based on true events
Plot: racism, church, murder, police brutality, police violence, beating, church choir, fire, police, african american, singing, motel ...
Time: 1960s, year 1967, year 1943, year 1969
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, dwarf, assassination, police detective, american abroad, bondage, identity, midget, gunshot, lullaby, private detective, woman wearing glasses ...
Time: 1900s
Place: czechoslovakia, central europe, prague czechoslovakia, prague, prague czech republic
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 8.4
 3K
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: psychological, serious, atmospheric, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: expressionism, painter, prodigy, rising to stardom, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, society, social misfits, writer's life, obsession, rebelliousness, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, 1880s, 1890s ...
Place: germany, norway, copenhagen denmark, paris france, berlin germany ...
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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: serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, jack the ripper, murder, prostitute, maniac, police investigation, psychopath, gory, crime, who done it, woman in danger, danger ...
Time: 70s, 19th century, 1880s
Place: england, europe, scotland, london
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 6.6
 2K
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: captivating, serious, realistic, sentimental, stylized ...
Plot: actor's life, actress, singing, ambition, best friends, performer's life, desire for fame, rising to stardom, relationship vs career, showbiz, artists and showbiz, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.1
 647
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, suspenseful, clever, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: kidnapping, cons and scams, crime, crimes, dishonesty, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, confined, disorder, failed attempt, scam, escape ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
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: gothic, humorous, witty, not serious, offbeat ...
Plot: mad scientist, experiment, scientist, parody, palaces castles and temples, assistant, laboratory, castle, monster, strangulation, inheritance, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: dungeon, europe, transylvania, usa, medical school
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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: serious, touching, stylized, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, fall in love, sexual relations, love and romance, performer's life, cross dressing, gays and lesbians, lesbian interest, couple relations, love affair, gender, self discovery ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1890s, victorian era
Place: england, europe
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 7.0
 17K
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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, uplifting ...
Audience: kids, chick flick
Plot: juvenile detention, slingshot, brawl, name change, friendship, orphan, betrayal, underdog, labor union, family, warden, mayor ...
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, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: variety show, widow, showbiz, unwanted pregnancy, audition, follow your dream, war, theater, theatre milieu, wartime life, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: london, europe, england, flanders, france
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 7.6
 5K
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: gloomy, serious, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: mistaken identity, anti semitism, infidelity, journalism, obsessive quest, nazi occupation, crimes, danger, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1942, 1940s
Place: france, europe, algeria, vichy, holland ...
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 7.6
 77K
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, captivating, serious, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: french, singer, musician's life, national anthem, performer, song, blindness, music, childhood, cabaret, manager, poverty ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1930s, 1950s, 1940s ...
Place: france, europe, normandy, manhattan new york city, paris france ...
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 2K
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, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: prison, romance, confined, crime, crimes, friends, buddies, cons and scams, prison life, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance ...
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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, espionage, spy, secret service, chase, escape, cello, freedom fighter, airplane, orchestra, adventure, assassination ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: morocco, afghanistan, czechoslovakia, england, africa ...
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 7.6
 2K
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, sexual, realistic, captivating
Plot: dancer, dance, ballet, dancer's life, rebelliousness, historical figure, artists and showbiz, against the rules, feminism, love affair, gender, love and romance ...
Time: 1920s
Place: europe, chicago illinois, florence italy, paris france, riviera ...
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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: touching, semi serious, stylized, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: magical, french, magician, stage, friendship, odd couple, performer's life, coming of age, loneliness, friends, hopes, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1959
Place: england, france, scotland, paris france, glasgow 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological, surprise ending ...
Plot: espionage, holocaust, crimes, dishonesty, heroes, family relations, mind game, adoption, haunted by the past, political intrigue, against the odds, conspiracy ...
Time: 80s, 1940s, future
Place: geneva switzerland, greenwich village manhattan new york city, berlin germany, tower bridge london, manhattan new york city ...
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 6.6
 3K
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, serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: working class, oldies, performer's life, showbiz, artists and showbiz, hopes, urban, against the odds, music, follow your dream, rising to stardom, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, year 1946, 1930s, pre world war two
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: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Plot: switching roles, urban, farce, gender bending, miraculous event, pregnancy, gender, disorder, babies and infants, self discovery, parents and children, midlife crisis ...
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: atmospheric, serious, exciting
Plot: clairvoyant, seance, obsessive quest, cons and scams, dishonesty, performer's life, supernatural ability, redemption, love affair, parents and children, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland, montreal quebec canada
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 2K
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: witty, semi serious, stylized, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: revenge, infidelity, courtesan, fall in love, love, love affair, social differences, dishonesty, love and romance, society, couples, family relations ...
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: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fashion, feminism, rise to the top, fashion designer, gender, ambition, relationship vs career, designer, social climbing, loss of loved one, lifestyle, feminist ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 20th century, 1910s, 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: serious, rough, realistic
Plot: friendship, french army, murder, soldier, insubordination, military life, war, battlefield, eastern front, battles, crimes, heroes ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1918, year 1919, post world war one
Place: romania, macedonia, europe, former yugoslavia, bulgaria ...
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Brothers of the Head (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the 1970s a music promoter plucks Siamese twins from obscurity and grooms them into a freakish rock'n'roll act. A dark tale of sex, strangeness and rock music.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, clever ...
Plot: music band, twins, sexual relations, showbiz, artists and showbiz, musician's life, rise to the top, human nature, introspection, siblings relations, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, usa, los angeles
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