Broadway movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant broadway movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious, stylized, talky and dramatic films and TV shows about / with broadway, dancing, artists and showbiz, couples, dialogue, redemption, storytelling, love and romance, adaptation and music plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Musical genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as broadway: Bullets Over Broadway (1994), The Producers (1967), Staying Alive (1983), The Christmas Pageant (2011), Into the Woods (2014), A Chorus Line (1985), The Producers (2005), All That Jazz (1979), Birdman or (2014), Once Upon a Mattress (1972).

List of broadway movies

Bullets Over Broadway (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Set in 1920's New York City, this movie tells the story of idealistic young playwright David Shayne. Producer Julian Marx finally finds funding for the project from gangster Nick Valenti. The catch is that Nick's girl friend Olive Neal ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, atmospheric, light ...
Plot: mafia, murder, playwright, actress, rehearsal, gangsters, crime, crimes, broadway, backstage, showbiz, friendship ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.6
 47K
The Producers (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Broadway producer, Max Bialystock and his accountant, Leo Bloom plan to make money by charming little old ladies to invest in a production many times over what it will actually cost, and then put on a sure-fire flop, so nobody will ask for their ...
Style: clever, humorous, witty, semi serious, biting ...
Plot: farce, broadway, accountant, hippie, director, attempted murder, bribery, secretary, audition, playwright, scam, transvestism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, poland ...
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A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Jones and Terry Gilliam pay tribute to their late Monty Python colleague Graham Chapman in this hilarious, 3-D animated adaptation of Chapman's brazenly fictionalized life story. (TIFF)
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, surreal, witty ...
Plot: monty python, artists and showbiz, actor's life, writer's life, fictional biography, father son relationship, world war two, christmas, broadway, drinking problem, gender, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 20th century, year 1979, year 1942
Place: england, europe, new zealand
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 4.6
 13K
Staying Alive (1983)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It's five years later and Tony Manero's Saturday Night Fever is still burning. Now he's strutting toward his biggest challenger yet - making it as a dancer on the Broadway stage.
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, cult film, romantic ...
Plot: broadway, disco, music, couple relations, love and romance, performer's life, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, hopes, follow your dream, rising to stardom ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Christmas Pageant (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Vera Parks (Melissa Gilbert), an overly intense and demanding Broadway director, gets fired from yet another job, leaving her no choice but to take a gig directing a small town Christmas pageant in upstate New York. Stunned at how basic the ...
Plot: small town, director, christmas, broadway, second chance, competition, jealousy, holiday season, dancing, chores, pageant, christmas movie
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 5.9
 125K
Into the Woods (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In a woods filled with magic and fairy tale characters, a baker and his wife set out to end the curse put on them by their neighbor, a spiteful witch.
Style: fairy tale, stylized, melancholic, talky, clever ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, in the woods, wizards and magicians, witch, good versus evil, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, cinderella, lost in the woods, moral ambiguity, redemption, witches ...
Place: new jersey
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The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The town sheriff and a madame team up to stop a television evangelist from shutting down the local whorehouse, the famed "Chicken Ranch."
Style: humorous, sexy, satirical, entertaining, light ...
Plot: prostitute, brothel, crusader, governor, workplace, society, romance, prostitution, buddies, fighting the system, country, love affair ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
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A Chorus Line (1985)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A group of dancers congregate on the stage of a Broadway theatre to audition for a new musical production directed by Zach (Michael Douglas). After the initial eliminations, seventeen hopefuls remain, among them Cassie (Alyson Reed), who once had a ...
Style: stylized, captivating, emotional, lyrical, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: rehearsal, showbiz, rise to the top, broadway musical, choreography, backstage, ballet, audition, ambition, music, sensuality, top hat ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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 6.3
 39K
The Producers (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: After putting together another Broadway flop, down-on-his-luck producer Max Bialystock teams up with timid accountant Leo Bloom in a get-rich-quick scheme to put on the world's worst show.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, satirical, light ...
Plot: transvestism, audition, farce, showbiz, cons and scams, theater, accountant, dishonesty, secretary, singing, blonde, cheating ...
Time: 1950s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, sweden, buenos aires argentina, poland ...
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 7.9
 25K
All That Jazz (1979)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Joe Gideon is at the top of the heap, one of the most successful directors and choreographers in musical theater. But he can feel his world slowly collapsing around him - his obsession with work has almost destroyed his personal life, and only his ...
Style: surreal, captivating, touching, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: music, womanizer, workaholic, show business, divorce, downfall, showbiz, dancer's life, life is a bitch, love and romance, artists and showbiz, performer's life ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.7
 528K
Birdman or (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play. As opening night approaches, his attempts to become more altruistic, rebuild his career, and reconnect with friends and ...
Style: dark humor, psychological, surreal, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: midlife crisis, theater, actor's life, father daughter relationship, desire for fame, alter ego, surrealism, actor, superhero, existentialism, showbiz, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Once Upon a Mattress (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The second television adaptation of Once Upon a Mattress was broadcast on December 12, 1972, on CBS. This production, videotaped in color, included original Broadway cast members Burnett, Gilford and White, and also featured Bernadette Peters as ...
Plot: broadway, king, princess, marriage, prince, queen, curse, unplanned pregnancy
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The Magic Show (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Magic Show is a one-act musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Bob Randall. It starred magician Doug Henning. Produced by Edgar Lansbury, it opened on May 28, 1974 at the Cort Theatre in Manhattan, and ran for 1,920 ...
Plot: magic, broadway, magic show, motorcycle, lion, elephant, magician
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 7.2
 503
Peter Pan (2000)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Broadway musical adaptation of the fabled children's story.
Style: feel good, semi serious, exciting, humorous, captivating
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: pirate, young at heart, family relations, friends, good versus evil, rivalry, mermaid, disorder, adventurer, island, youth, escapades ...
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 7.6
 990
Company (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Following five couples and their friend Robert (Neil Patrick Harris), the perpetual bachelor, Company explores the true meaning of being in a relationship through a series of vignettes. Winner of the 1971 Tony Award for Best Musical, Neil Patrick ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Plot: friendship, concert, bachelor, couple relations, theater, friends, artists and showbiz, love and romance, live performance, husband wife relationship, singing, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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Hamilton, One Shot to Broadway (2017)
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It’s the hit musical that changed Broadway forever and brought the genius of Lin Manuel Miranda to the attention of legions of fans across the world. A story of how a group of mavericks made an unlikely marriage of hip-hop and history to create ...
Plot: music, historical figure, theatre play, broadway, music history, playwright
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Hairspray Live! (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A teenage girl living in Baltimore in the early 1960s dreams of appearing on a popular TV dance show.
Style: feel good, entertaining, captivating, humorous
Plot: racial segregation, live performance, race, dance, equality, racism, dream, live broadcast, society, music, dancing, rivalry ...
Time: 1960s
Place: baltimore
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Nunsense 3: The Jamboree (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Third in the Nunsense series of musicals.
Plot: mother superior, puppet, nun, broadway musical, amnesia, broadway, priest, catholic priest, nun costume, nurse, monk
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 7.4
 17K
Funny Girl (1968)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: The life of comedienne Fannie Brice, from her early days in the Jewish slums of the Lower East Side, to the height of her career with the Ziegfeld Follies, including her marriage to and eventual divorce from her first husband, Nick Arnstein.
Style: humorous, captivating, touching, feel good, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: divorce, romance, ambition, showbiz, performer's life, desire for fame, seaport, couples, marriage, love and romance, couple relations, oldies ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 20s, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois, new jersey
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 5.0
 125
Senior Trip (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of graduating students from a midwestern high school comes to New York City on a trip to celebrate the impending end of school. The students include: Roger Ellis, an ambitious teen aiming for success in big business; David, an aspiring rock ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: horse, tourist, underage drinking, artist, kicked in the crotch, playing piano, gay man has sex with a woman, recording studio, businessman, snoring, male objectification, marijuana ...
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Exterminator 2 (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The flamethrower-wielding vigilante John Eastland returns to rid New York of a drug lord and his gang.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, psychotronic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, murder, vigilantism, danger, vigilante, flamethrower, violence, revenge, exploitation, death wish, partners, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Between two Thanksgivings, Hannah's husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly.
Style: talky, humorous, witty, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hypochondriac, thanksgiving, artist, infidelity, audition, family problems, couples, human nature, romance, introspection, family relations, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.0
 95
Haywire (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: After fleeting marriages to Henry Fonda and William Wyler, Margaret Sullavan found contentment as the wife of producer Leland Hayward (Jason Robards) and as the mother of three. Or so it seemed, until the marriage crumbled, the children rebelled and ...
Plot: broadway, producer, hollywood, cruelty, actress, childhood
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Waiting in the Wings: The Musical (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two entertainers destined for the big time are mismatched in a casting office from two very different online contests. Tony, a stripper from New York, is cast in an Off-Broadway musical and needs to trade in his tear-away trunks for tap shoes and ...
Plot: stripper, gay, clothing store, male stripper, dance lesson, dance, sperm bank, broadway, casting, mistaken identity
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 6.0
 366
Babs (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This is the story of Dame Barbara Windsor, the Cockney kid with a dazzling smile and talent to match. Preparing to perform in the theatre one cold evening in 1993, the cheeky, chirpy blonde Babs recounts the people and events that have shaped her ...
Plot: rehearsal, husband wife relationship, divorce, little girl, train station, actress, nightclub, older woman younger man relationship, seaside, broadway, courtroom, surrealism ...
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 5.9
 140
Lily in Love (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Insulted when his screenwriter wife writes a leading role for a younger man, aging Broadway idol Fitz Wynn disguises himself as a handsome young Italian.
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: stage fright, fame, casting, producer, deception, love, hotel, friendship, typewriter, show business, stage, actor's life ...
Time: 80s
Place: hungary, europe, budapest hungary, manhattan new york city, budapest
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The Murder Pact (2015)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Four friends at a prestigious university whose promising futures are jeopardized when they become connected to the accidental death of a classmate. When another student says she knows about their involvement, the friends panic and start to plot her ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, enigmatic, twists and turns
Plot: revenge, drug use, masquerade, estate, danger, investigation, mystery, deception, murder, friends, lsd, recital ...
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The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An aging actress' husband dies of a heart attack en route to Rome, where they'd planned to holiday. There, she rents an apartment and, through the Contessa, she meets a young man, with whom she begins an affair.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: aging, romance, midlife crisis, elderly, love triangle, infidelity, looking for love, couples, family problems, dishonesty, prostitute, forbidden love ...
Place: italy, usa, europe, tennessee, rome italy
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The Sound of Music Live! (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, History, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: This new version of "The Sound of Music" will be a faithful adaptation of the original stage musical, to retell the story for a whole new generation. And more than that, it will be broadcast LIVE, adding a whole new level of immediacy and ...
Style: captivating, uplifting, touching, serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: nun, romance, family, family relations, wartime life, undisciplined, mischievous children, love and romance, convent, opposites attract, newlyweds, teenage love ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two, 1920s
Place: austria
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It Could Be Worse (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Jacob Gordon can't catch a break. A struggling actor with a personal life to match. His epic streak of bad luck just might change when he's cast in a Broadway musical; "The Ice Queen", opposite stage and screen royalty Veronica ...
Plot: divorced parents, broadway, sketch, gay, internet, actor, equality, diva, gay sex, gay relationship, divorce, father son relationship ...
Place: new york
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