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, serious, stylized, suspense, clever and touching films and TV shows about / with music hall, singer, singing, drinking alcohol, drinking, friendship, theater, police investigation, runaway and couples plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as music hall: American Pop (1981), Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1969), Sherlock Holmes in New York (1976), Stan & Ollie (2018), Year of the Rabbit (2019), Alice at the Palace (1982), The Limehouse Golem (2016), Edvard Munch (1974), Jack the Ripper (1976), Star! (1968).

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, realistic, semi serious, adult animation ...
Plot: music, jazz, music hall, jazz band, songwriter, music business, love and romance, musician's life, family relations, parents and children, ambition, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1920s, 1930s, 20s ...
Place: usa, russia, new york, europe, italy ...
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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: uplifting, emotional, stylized, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: world war two, boarding school, vacation, love, teaching, teacher student relationship, school life, music hall, boys' school, forbidden love, school teacher, dedicated educator ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: london, europe, england, pompeii, greece
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Sherlock Holmes in New York (1976)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An affectionate bow to the master sleuth in this lavishly produced original that has Holmes rushing to New York City after discovering that his old nemesis, Moriarty, has kidnapped the son of the detective's long-time love, actress Irene Adler.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: sherlock holmes, bank robbery, kidnapping, gold, music hall, sleuth, villain, master criminal, caper, trapdoor, nemesis
Place: new york, london
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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: based on true events, emotional, touching, factual, sincere
Plot: comedy duo, friendship, concert tour, comedian, heart attack, male friendship, colleague colleague relationship, performer's life, dispute, family relations, music hall, duo ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, 50s, 1930s, year 1937 ...
Place: glasgow scotland, ireland, london, england
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Year of the Rabbit (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, captivating, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: police, parody, investigation, police officer, murder, absurdism, father daughter relationship, police investigation, stepfather, adopted daughter, police chief, music hall ...
Time: victorian england, victorian era, 19th century, 1890s, 1800s
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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: lizard, flamingo, caterpillar, tea party, playing card, baby, hedgehog, wonderland, female protagonist, alternate dimension, croquet, queen ...
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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, disturbing, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: investigation, murder, police inspector, murder trial, serial killer, death sentence, confession, hanging, trial, blood, courtroom, playwright ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s
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, serious, stylized, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: expressionism, painting, painter, haunted by the past, family problems, couples, performer's life, celebrity culture, couple relations, obsession, lifestyle, social misfits ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 1890s, 1880s, 1860s ...
Place: germany, norway, paris france, berlin germany, copenhagen ...
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Jack the Ripper (1976)
Genre: Crime, 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, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, jack the ripper, prostitute, psychopath, maniac, police investigation, woman in danger, who done it, deadly, danger, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 1880s, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe, scotland
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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, realistic, stylized, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: ambition, actor's life, singing, rising to stardom, performer's life, hopes, best friends, love and romance, lifestyle, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, chorus girl ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, stylized, clever ...
Plot: kidnapping, child abduction, cons and scams, crime gone awry, dishonesty, confined, criminal heroes, crimes, crime, disorder, failed attempt, graphic violence ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, europe, france, brussels belgium, brussels
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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, horror spoof ...
Plot: parody, mad scientist, monster, farce, experiment, scientist, castle, frankenstein, haunted by the past, disorder, inheritance, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 70s
Place: europe, transylvania, usa
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Tipping the Velvet (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 177 min.
TV show
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, stylized, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian love, lesbian romance, sexual relations, lesbian interest, cross dressing, performer's life, gays and lesbians, fall in love, lesbianism, lesbian relationship, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, victorian england, 1890s
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, uplifting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, family relations, warden, labor union, mayor, betrayal, orphan, dance, slingshot, name change, juvenile detention, paperboy ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1900s, 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, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: showbiz, world war two, audition, couples, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couple relations, follow your dream, friendship, art, hopes, unwanted pregnancy ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 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: realistic, serious, mind bending, contemplative, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, art collector, anti semitism, mistaken identity, infidelity, art dealer, obsessive quest, danger, journalism, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942
Place: paris france, france, europe, algeria, mexico ...
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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, ambition, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 1930s, 1920s, 60s ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, montmartre paris, new york ...
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The Living Daylights (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
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, stylized, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, espionage, secret service, chase, spy, faked death, boat, museum, gadget, laser, sniper, heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: morocco, vienna, england, afghanistan, czechoslovakia ...
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The Illusionist (2010)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, UK, USA
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, artists and showbiz, odd couple, french, age difference, art, stage, frustration ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1959
Place: england, paris france, france, 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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, psychological, twist ending ...
Plot: espionage, holocaust, conspiracy, haunted by the past, against the odds, political intrigue, family relations, dishonesty, crimes, mind game, nazi, violence ...
Time: 80s, 1940s, future
Place: berlin germany, manhattan new york city, london, new york, 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: sincere, realistic, inspirational, colourful, sentimental ...
Plot: showbiz, artists and showbiz, performer's life, against the odds, political unrest, hopes, music, life is a bitch, nudity (full frontal - brief), working class, male female relationship, urban ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1946, year 1936 ...
Place: paris france, france, europe
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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: witty, clever, humorous, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: midlife crisis, miraculous event, self discovery, pregnancy, parents and children, switching roles, farce, satire, gender, babies and infants, family relations, 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: atmospheric, exciting, serious, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: clairvoyant, seance, cons and scams, supernatural ability, dishonesty, love affair, parents and children, juggling, paranormal phenomena, wizards and magicians, escape artist, contact ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: scotland, europe, montreal, 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: semi serious, realistic, light, talky, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, family relations, revenge, couple relations, fall in love, love triangle, love affair, love and romance, love, power relations, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, victorian, victorian era
Place: france, paris france, europe
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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, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fashion, rise to the top, high society, designer, feminism, rags to riches, fashion designer, feminist, creativity, dressmaker, gender, social climbing ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, 20th century, 1900s, 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, realistic, rough, suspense
Plot: world war one, french army, war, military life, society, heroism, murder, heroes, soldier, insubordination, battles, alcohol abuse ...
Time: year 1918, 1910s, 20th century, year 1919, post world war one
Place: romania, macedonia, bucharest, bulgaria, europe ...
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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: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: perversion, twins, family relations, music band, friends, human nature, siblings relations, showbiz, love and romance, artists and showbiz, rise to the top, musician's life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, usa, europe, los angeles, london
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The Boat (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A German submarine hunts allied ships during the Second World War, but it soon becomes the hunted. The crew tries to survive below the surface, while stretching both the boat and themselves to their limits.
Style: epic, tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: submarine, naval battle, world war two, navy, war, battles, ocean or sea, german, ocean, military, third reich, mission ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1942, year 1941
Place: atlantic ocean, germany, mediterranean sea
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The Wipers Times (2013)
Genre: War
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Captain Fred Roberts discovered a printing press in the ruins of Ypres, Belgium in 1916, he decided to publish a satirical magazine called The Wipers Times - "Wipers" being army slang for Ypres. Full of gallows humour, The Wipers ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, realistic, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: world war one, military life, human spirit, military, soldier, danger, life is a bitch, hopes, battles, war, superior officer, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1918, year 1917, year 1916
Place: europe, flanders, france
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Darling Lili (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Set in Paris during World War I. Lili Smith/Schmidt is a German spy being requested to go under cover to help Germany during the war, to try and find out their plans. Her "uncle" wishes her to fulfill the operation, whereas one of his ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense
Plot: world war one, spy, human nature, show tunes, battles, couples, romance, femme fatale, war, rescue, soldier, betrayal ...
Time: 1910s, year 1918
Place: france, paris france, europe, switzerland, england
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