Based on stage musical movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant based on stage musical movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching and stylized films and TV shows about / with love and romance, singer, singing, romance, song, couples, dancing, show tunes, artists and showbiz and dancer plots mostly in Musical, Comedy and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as based on stage musical: Cats (2019), The Last Five Years (2014), A Little Night Music (1977), Once Upon a Mattress (1972), London Road (2015), Freak Dance (2010), Nunsense (1993), Purlie (1981), The Magic Show (1983), Cabaret (1993).

List of based on stage musical movies

Everybody's Talking About Jamie (2020)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA, UK
Story: Feature film adaptation of the musical about a teenager from Sheffield, England who wants to be a drag queen.
Style: lgbt cinema
Plot: lgbt, high school, female impersonator, teenager, lgbtq
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 2.7
 33K
Cats (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A tribe of cats called the Jellicles must decide yearly which one will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new Jellicle life.
Style: light, futuristic, enigmatic, humorous, psychotronic
Plot: singer, entertainment, rebirth, cat, friendship, fight, dance, dancing, female protagonist, love, cockroach, singing ...
Time: 2010s
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The Last Five Years (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In New York, a struggling actress and a successful writer sing about their failed marriage from two perspectives.
Style: sentimental, humorous, melancholic, lyrical, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: marriage, romance, writer's life, love affair, artists and showbiz, wife, marital problem, husband wife relationship, breakup, aspiring writer, audition, memory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011, year 2013, year 2009
Place: usa, ohio, new york, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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A Little Night Music (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: West Germany, Austria, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: "Fredrik Egerman is very happy in his marriage to a seventeen-year-old virgin, Anne. Only she's been a virgin for the whole eleven months of the marriage, and being a bit restless, Fredrik goes to see an old flame, the famous actress ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic, humorous
Plot: love affair, love triangle, actor's life, love and romance, performer's life, unfulfillment, romance, artists and showbiz, master and servant, couple relations, desire for fame, buddies ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: austria
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The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A disfigured musical genius, hidden away in the Paris Opera House, terrorises the opera company for the unwitting benefit of a young protégée whom he trains and loves. The 25th anniversary of the first public performance of Phantom of the Opera ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, suspense, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unfulfilled love, opera singer, destructive relationship, singer, theater, musician, disfigurement, obsession, tragic hero, love and romance, tragic love, woman in danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, year 1919, 1870s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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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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 5.2
 2K
London Road (2015)
Genre: Musical, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: London Road is a musical drama that documents the events of 2006, when the quiet rural town of Ipswich was shattered by the discovery of the bodies of five women. The residents of London Road had struggled for years with frequent soliciting and ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, offbeat
Plot: serial killer, uncover truth, mystery, social relations, small town, police, guilty verdict, arrest, suspect, courthouse, reporter, town meeting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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 4.7
 312
Freak Dance (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A spoiled rich girl who wants to be a dancer finds herself caught into between two rival dance groups set to do battle at an underground competition.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, youth, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, competition, choreography, dance contest, friendship, silly humor, friends, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown is a musical comedy with music and lyrics by Clark Gesner, based on the characters created by cartoonist Charles M. Schulz in his comic strip Peanuts.
Plot: peanuts, dancer, pianist, singing, dog, song, dancing, blanket, children, piano, singer
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 7.2
 142
Nunsense (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An unfortunate convent cooking accident causes most of the order of the Little Sisters of Hoboken to die of botulism. Before all of the deceased sisters can be buried, Reverend Mother Superior (Rue McClanahan) buys a camcorder and VCR for the ...
Plot: nun's habit, convent, puppet, novice, mother superior, newcomer, nun, monk, veil
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 8.8
 86
Purlie (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Based on Davis' 1961 play Purlie Victorious (which was later translated into the 1963 film Gone Are the Days! and which included all of the original Broadway cast, including Ruby Dee, Alan Alda, Beah Richards, and Godfrey Cambridge), it is set ...
Plot: black american, preacher, minister, american south, cotton, african american
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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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 8.0
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Cabaret (1993)
Genre: Musical, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A filmed stage performance of the 1993 London revival. Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Road to Perdition, Skyfall) directed this new production for the Donmar Warehouse in London's West End. It supposedly only aired on television one time, though ...
Plot: cabaret, jewish, nazi, singer
Place: berlin germany
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 7.1
 105
Applause (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An aspiring actress, whose sugar-coated appearance belies her ruthless drive, worms herself into the life of an aging star and schemes to replace her on the stage as the star of a new play.
Plot: ambition, diva, stabbing, broadway musical, brutality, betrayal, nipples visible through clothing, theater, aspiring actress, actress, star
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Forever Plaid (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Forever Plaid is an affectionate musical homage to the close-harmony 'guy groups' that reached the height of their popularity during the 1950s. This quartet of high-school chums, and their earnest dreams of recording an album, ended ...
Plot: car accident, singing, road accident, quartet, storyteller, life after death, song, singer
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 5.0
 360
Hello Again (2017)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ten lost souls slip in and out of one another's arms in a daisy-chained musical exploration of love's bittersweet embrace. A film adaptation of Michael John LaChiusa's celebrated musical, originally based on Arthur Schnitzler's ...
Style: lgbt cinema, gay cinema
Plot: disco, love affair, sexuality, sexual fantasy, lgbt, lesbian, lesbian sex, prostitute, lesbian kiss, lesbian lover, gay kiss, gay ...
Time: 20th century
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The Fantasticks (2000)
Genre: Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two rural teens sing and dance their way through a forbidden romance and a dangerous travelling carnival.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, lyrical, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, social relations, couples, couple relations, cabaret, small town, magic, dancing, teenage boy, family feud, father son relationship, teenage girl ...
Time: 90s
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Bye Bye Birdie (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A singer goes to a small town for a performance before he is drafted
Style: realistic, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Plot: small town, farce, ballet, turtle, songwriter, song, singer, secretary, americana, friends, society, couples ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa, new york, washington d.c.
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The Boy Friend (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The assistant stage manager of a small-time theatrical company is forced to understudy for the leading lady at a matinée performance at which an illustrious Hollywood director is in the audience scouting for actors to be in his latest ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, stylized, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: showbiz, actor's life, lifestyle, couples, filmmaking, ambition, show tunes, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, romance, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20s, 20th century, 30s
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 8.2
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Passion (1996)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Giorgio, a young soldier, is in love with the married Clara and becomes her lover. But they are separated when Giorgio is posted far away, where he meets the unhappy, unhealthy Fosca who develops a passionate love for Giorgio and tries to make him ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: soldier, love triangle, sexual relations, unfulfilled love, show tunes, opposites attract, tragic love, couples, romance, love affair, infidelity, impossible love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: italy, europe
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 7.9
 2K
Oklahoma! (1999)
Genre: Musical, Romance, Western
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: London stage reproduction of the classic Broadway musical.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Plot: ballet, fall in love, friendship, lifestyle, opposites attract, love triangle, performer's life, romance, couple relations, musician's life, artists and showbiz, couples ...
Place: oklahoma, england, europe, usa
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Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris (1975)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three attendees at a puppet theater don various roles in order to sing a variety of songs by Jacques Brel, all while hippies and other eccentrics cavort about them.
Style: semi serious, touching, surreal, offbeat, experimental ...
Plot: theater, human nature, bittersweet, oldies, love and romance, world, merry go round, puppet, playing card, mannequin, hippie, birdcage ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Musical, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Majestic mountains are in the background and a waterfall in the foreground. Is that a canoe on the river? No it's a cradle with a baby. The buoyant Molly Brown has survived the first crisis of her life -- a flood. Sixteen years later she sets ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: titanic, wealth, catastrophe, survival, romance, misfit, fish out of water, cruise, wilderness, rich and poor, love and romance, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 90s
Place: colorado, usa, europe, rome italy, paris france ...
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Victor/Victoria (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: An out-of-work singer, Victoria Grant (Julie Andrews), meets a just-fired, flamboyant gay man in a diner in 1920's Paris. He convinces her to pretend to be a man who is a female impersonator in order to get a job. The act is a hit in a local ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: cross dressing, jazz, nightclub, singer, chorus girl, nightlife, screwball, disorder, gender bending, dishonesty, show tunes, cabaret ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Once Upon a Mattress (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Queen Aggravain has ruled that none may marry until her son, Prince Dauntless marries. However, she has managed to sabotage every princess that come along. When Sir Harry and Lady Larken learn that they are going to be parents, wed or not, he goes ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, humorous, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, date night, girls' night, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, true love, family relations, couples, royal family, wooing, parents and children, romance, love and romance, prince, princess, marriage ...
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 709
Bye Bye Birdie (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Rock-and-roll icon Conrad Birdie is about to go into the Army, and plans are being made to arrange his final going-away concert.
Style: realistic, touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: lifestyle, teenage life, couples, friends, ambition, love and romance, musician's life, artists and showbiz, performer's life, romance, contests and competitions, americana ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
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Don't Play Us Cheap (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Film version of Melvin Van Peebles' Broadway musical. A pair of devil-bats take human form and crash a Harlem house party in an attempt to break it up. But somehow, their attempts to ruin the party fail.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, feel good, touching ...
Plot: urban, society, rich and poor, curses spells and rituals, love and romance, city life, interracial relations, romance, couples, injustice, racism, power relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: harlem, new york
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Lost in the Stars (1974)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Musical from the American Film Theatre series, based on the play Cry The Beloved Country.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: murder, oldies, social decay, fighting the system, injustice, discrimination, redemption, racism, friends, human spirit, friendship, parents and children ...
Time: 70s
Place: south africa, africa
Is relevant ?
 5.3
 149
Shinbone Alley (1970)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Join the fun and laugh along with the "misadventures" of Archy the cockroach, a poet in his former life now having to jump on his typewriter keys to peck out his poems. Archie adores the huge-eyed, blonde, hip-swaying Mehitabel the Cat, ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, psychedelic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: reincarnation, friends, couples, looking for love, animal life, womanizer, romance, hopes, performer's life, artists and showbiz, mischievous children, getting home ...
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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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