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 humorous, realistic, feel good, visually appealing, semi serious and stylized films and TV shows about / with broadway, dancing, artists and showbiz, mentor, dialogue, storytelling, redemption, music, destiny and adaptation plots mostly in Comedy, Musical and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as broadway: Bullets Over Broadway (1994), Lovestruck: The Musical (2013), A Chorus Line (1985), The Producers (2005), The Producers (1967), All That Jazz (1979), Birdman or (2014), Meeting Spencer (2011), Staying Alive (1983), Breaking Brooklyn (2018).

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: gangsters, mafia, murder, broadway, playwright, actress, rehearsal, crime, crimes, friendship, showbiz, backstage ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Lovestruck: The Musical (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Lovestruck: The Musical: Tells the story of Harper (Jane Seymour), one of the best dancers to hit Broadway. But an injury caused her to leave the spotlight, become a choreographer, and raise her daughter, Mirabella (Sara Paxton). When Mirabella, the ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, light, feel good ...
Plot: wedding, romance, family relations, couples, broadway, rejuvenation, domineering mother, magical potion, true love, aging, terminal illness, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, 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, emotional, captivating, lyrical, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: showbiz, rise to the top, rehearsal, choreography, broadway musical, backstage, ballet, broadway, audition, ambition, music, choreographer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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 6.3
 40K
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, showbiz, audition, theater, farce, cons and scams, broadway, odd couple, accountant, secretary, dishonesty, singing ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, contemporary, 21st century, year 1959
Place: usa, new york, sweden, buenos aires argentina, rio de janeiro ...
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 7.6
 48K
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, feel good ...
Plot: farce, broadway, satire, attempted murder, director, audition, secretary, cheating, hippie, accountant, bribery, playwright ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, poland ...
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 7.9
 27K
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, showbiz, womanizer, workaholic, show business, divorce, downfall, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, love and romance, dancer's life, performer's life ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.7
 558K
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, suspense ...
Plot: midlife crisis, theater, actor's life, father daughter relationship, desire for fame, alter ego, surrealism, satire, actor, superhero, existentialism, broadway ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Meeting Spencer (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After a series of Hollywood flops, famed director Harris Chappell (Jeffrey Tambor) returns to New York to relaunch his Broadway career. But Chappell's triumphant comeback begins to spiral out of control into a wild night of comic misadventure ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: artists and showbiz, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, goofy hero, disorder, theatre director, broadway, comeback, friendship, society, screwball, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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, surreal, realistic, witty ...
Plot: monty python, actor's life, artists and showbiz, writer's life, fictional biography, father son relationship, broadway, christmas, world war two, drinking problem, silly humor, friends ...
Time: 20th century, year 1942, year 1979
Place: england, europe, new york, new zealand, ibiza
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 4.7
 14K
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 ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: broadway, disco, music, desire for fame, follow your dream, love and romance, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, hopes, dancer's life, performer's life, profanity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Breaking Brooklyn (2018)
Genre: Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A 12 year old boy with a passion for dance and his brother are rescued from the streets by an old showman who takes them to live with his estranged former dancing partner/brother.
Style: captivating, exciting, entertaining, sexy, sweet
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: dancing, school, dance, broadway, mentor, dance studio, teenager, dancer, breaking point, self fulfillment, counterculture, follow your dream ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.6
 1K
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, feel good, realistic, humorous
Plot: friends, friendship, bachelor, concert, couple relations, theater, love and romance, artists and showbiz, live performance, love, singing, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, 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: director, small town, christmas, broadway, second chance, christmas movie, holiday season, jealousy, holiday, pageant, theatre director, competition ...
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 5.9
 128K
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, lyrical ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, witch, in the woods, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, witches, cinderella, lost in the woods, moral ambiguity, redemption ...
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 ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: prostitute, brothel, crusader, governor, society, workplace, romance, breasts, prostitution, country, odd couple, love affair ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
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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 ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: princess, royalty, broadway, unplanned pregnancy, marriage, prince, king, queen, curse
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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, elephant, motorcycle, lion, magician, magic show
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 7.3
 511
Peter Pan (2000)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Broadway musical adaptation of the fabled children's story.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: pirate, imaginary, heroes, family, adventure, adolescence vs adulthood, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, escapades, rivalry, show tunes, island ...
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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 ...
Style: educational
Plot: music, music history, playwright, broadway, historical figure, theatre play
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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: dance, racism, racial segregation, dream, race, live performance, equality, dancing, live broadcast, society, rivalry, television ...
Time: 60s, 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: nun, mother superior, puppet, broadway, amnesia, broadway musical, nurse, nun costume, priest, monk, catholic priest
Place: nashville tennessee
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 7.4
 18K
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: captivating, humorous, touching, feel good, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: showbiz, divorce, romance, ambition, performer's life, desire for fame, couples, seaport, marriage, unsupportive spouse, love and romance, relationship vs career ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s, 20s, 1930s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, baltimore, chicago illinois ...
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 6.3
 5K
Funny Lady (1975)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: 1930s in New York – The famous singer Fanny Brice has divorced her first husband Nicky Arnstein. During the depression she has trouble finding work as an artist but meets Billy Rose, a newcomer who writes lyrics and owns his own nightclub.
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: nightclub, female protagonist, singer, romance, fall in love, artists and showbiz, couple relations, love and romance, human nature, cabaret, lifestyle, actor's life ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When the Muppets graduate from Danhurst College, they take their song-filled senior revue to New York City, only to learn that it isn't easy to find a producer who's willing to back a show starring a frog and a pig. Of course, Kermit the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, not serious, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: puppet, muppets, showbiz, theater, wedding, friendship, pig, puppetry, frog, puppets, family, performer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, cleveland ohio ...
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 6.2
 6K
Camp (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Misfits in their lives back home, a group of young people live it up at musical-theater camp. While the sports counselor is completely ignored, the kids' spend all their time in rehearsal for a grueling schedule that involves a new show every ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: summer camp, coming of age, love and romance, teenage love, love triangle, rock, artists and showbiz, audition, teenage life, gender, social relations, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
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 7.6
 10K
Noises Off... (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A travelling theater group has so much action going on behind-the-scenes it almost ruins the performances.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: actor's life, backstage, theater, nothing goes right, disorder, showbiz, workplace situations, love and romance, farce, artists and showbiz, play within film, workplace ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, iowa, london
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 6.6
 11K
De-Lovely (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: From Paris to Venice to Broadway to Hollywood, the lives of Cole Porter and his wife, Linda were never less than glamorous and wildly unconventional. And though Cole's thirst for life strained their marriage, Linda never stopped being his muse, ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, captivating, lyrical, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, infidelity, disability, rehearsal, terminal illness, rise to the top, musician's life, ambition, lifestyle, couple relations, romance, couples ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 30s, 20th century, 20s ...
Place: venice, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, indiana ...
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Frankie and Johnny (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Elvis plays Johnny, a riverboat entertainer with a big gambling problem. Donna Douglas plays Johnny's girl, Frankie. A fortune teller tells Johnny how he can change his luck. Enter a new lady luck played by Nancy Kovack and the cat fight begins.
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gambling, love triangle, romance, showbiz, lifestyle, opposites attract, ambition, rock, oldies, couples, dishonesty, down on your luck ...
Time: 60s
Place: new orleans, new york, mississippi, manhattan new york city, louisiana ...
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The Cotton Club (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The story of the people that frequented Harlem's famous nightclubs, 'The Cotton Club', and those that ran it.
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, intense, stylized ...
Plot: jazz, mafia, gangsters, music, crime, crimes, rivalry, ambition, love triangle, love and romance, nightclub, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1920s, 30s, 20s ...
Place: new york, usa, harlem, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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 7.9
 4K
Fosse/Verdon (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The story of the romantic and creative partnership between Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon. He was a filmmaker and one of theater's most influential choreographers and directors; she was the greatest Broadway dancer of all time. Together, they ...
Plot: dancer, infidelity, broadway, filmmaking, mother daughter relationship, cigarette smoking, father daughter relationship, singing, adultery, theatre director, dancing, singer ...
Place: new york
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