Best Musical Movies

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best Musical Movies" contains films with the following parameters. Style: light, humorous, feel good, visually appealing, fairy tale and clever. Plot: family, friendship, storytelling, runaway, dialogue, destiny, childhood, singing, mentor and music. Genre: Musical, Family and Fantasy. Country: USA, UK and Hong Kong.
Best Musical Movies
Best Musical Movies
TOP Movies: The Greatest Showman (2017), The Lion King (1994), Beauty and the Beast (2017), Hamilton (2020), La La Land (2016), Frozen (2013), Grease (1978), Frozen 2 (2019), The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), A Very Potter Musical (2009), Grease Live! (2016), Tangled (2010), Sing (2016), Beauty and the Beast (1991), Mulan (1998), The Lion King (2019), Cry-Baby (1990), The Meaning of Life (1983), Aladdin (2019), The Little Mermaid (1989).

List of Best Movies

The Greatest Showman (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of American showman P.T. Barnum, founder of the circus that became the famous traveling Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.
Style: uplifting, sincere, captivating, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: circus, singing, dancing, friendship, outcast, love triangle, party, interracial love, giant, ambition, queen victoria, variety ...
Time: 2010s
Is relevant ?
 8.5
 936K
The Lion King (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young lion cub named Simba can't wait to be king. But his uncle craves the title for himself and will stop at nothing to get it.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: disney, lion, family, adventure, good versus evil, friendship, talking animals, betrayal, prince, jungle, pride and honor, king ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: africa
Is relevant ?
Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A live-action adaptation of Disney's version of the classic tale of a cursed prince and a beautiful young woman who helps him break the spell.
Style: fairy tale, romantic, touching, sweet, remake of cult film ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, date night, family outing
Plot: happy ending, opposites attract, beast, love story, disney, beautiful scenery, fantasy world, true love, prince, kingdom, good versus evil, magic ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
Is relevant ?
 8.6
 50K
Hamilton (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Presenting the tale of American founding father Alexander Hamilton, this filmed version of the original Broadway smash hit is the story of America then, told by America now.
Style: epic
Plot: american history, hip hop, filmed play, friendship, death, husband wife relationship, murder, father son relationship, flashback, violence, disney, shot to death ...
Time: 18th century
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 8.0
 502K
La La Land (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile ...
Style: romantic, dramatic, melancholic, colourful, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love, dancing, jazz, music, pianist, bigger dreams, audition, jazz club, jazz music, jazz musician, dance ...
Place: los angeles, paris france
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 570K
Frozen (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Young princess Anna of Arendelle dreams about finding true love at her sister Elsa’s coronation. Fate takes her on a dangerous journey in an attempt to end the eternal winter that has fallen over the kingdom. She's accompanied by ice delivery ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, romantic, touching, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: princess, family, disney, adventure, sisters, snow, royal family, love and romance, supernatural ability, magical, family relations, imaginary ...
Place: europe, norway
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 239K
Grease (1978)
Genre: Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Australian good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. But when they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance despite their eccentric friends?
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, nostalgic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: opposites attract, teenage love, makeover, graduation, coming of age, first love, dating, jealousy, gossip, street gang, school dance, romance ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1958, year 1959 ...
Place: california, usa, los angeles, australia
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Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (2020)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An imaginary world comes to life in a holiday tale of an eccentric toymaker, his adventurous granddaughter, and a magical invention that has the power to change their lives forever.
Style: sweet, feel good, sincere, touching, visually appealing ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, chick flick, family outing, preschoolers ...
Plot: christmas, meaning of life, grandfather granddaughter relationship, father daughter relationship, rise to the top, fight for justice, family, children, suprisingly clever, inventor, inventions and discoveries, friends in love ...
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 6.9
 134K
Frozen 2 (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Elsa, Anna, Kristoff and Olaf are going far in the forest to know the truth about an ancient mystery of their kingdom.
Style: emotional, touching, feel good, fairy tale
Audience: family outing
Plot: disney, magic, princess, magical, queen, good versus evil, supernatural ability, giant, power of love, imaginary, castle, royal family ...
Place: scandinavia, norway
Is relevant ?
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Tired of scaring humans every October 31 with the same old bag of tricks, Jack Skellington, the spindly king of Halloween Town, kidnaps Santa Claus and plans to deliver shrunken heads and other ghoulish gifts to children on Christmas morning. But as ...
Style: gothic, dark, surreal, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing
Plot: halloween, dark fantasy, christmas, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, holiday, fish out of water, good versus evil, objects come to life, loneliness, goth, monster ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Is relevant ?
A Very Potter Musical (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 166 min.
Story: In April 2009, a group of University of Michigan students (Team StarKid) performed what was renamed "A Very Potter Musical", a two act musical parody that featured major elements from all seven Harry Potter books and an original score.
Style: melancholic, clever, funny, lyrical, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: wizards, friendship, magic, obsession, fantasy world, adaptation, music, creativity, love, unlikely friendships, vengeance, weird ...
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 9K
Grease Live! (2016)
Genre: Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: After enjoying a holiday romance, high school students Danny and Sandy are unexpectedly reunited when she transfers to Rydell High, where she must contend with cynical Rizzo and the Pink Ladies.
Style: feel good, semi serious, captivating, sentimental, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dancing, romance, high school life, friends, teenage love, coming of age, youth, singing, opposites attract, teen romance, live broadcast, dance contest ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1959
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 404K
Tangled (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When the kingdom's most wanted-and most charming-bandit Flynn Rider hides out in a mysterious tower, he's taken hostage by Rapunzel, a beautiful and feisty tower-bound teen with 70 feet of magical, golden hair. Flynn's curious captor, ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, captivating, touching, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: princess, disney, romance, follow your dream, adventure, unlikely couple, horse, family, imaginary kingdom, love and romance, fall in love, queen ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 133K
Sing (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A koala named Buster recruits his best friend to help him drum up business for his theater by hosting a singing competition.
Style: entertaining, light, funny, inspirational, sweet ...
Audience: kids
Plot: singing, creativity, singing competition, talking animals, concert, self confidence, music, animals, friendship, mentor, theater, flashback ...
Is relevant ?
Beauty and the Beast (1991)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Follow the adventures of Belle, a bright young woman who finds herself in the castle of a prince who's been turned into a mysterious beast. With the help of the castle's enchanted staff, Belle soon learns the most important lesson of all ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, touching, romantic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, beast, love and romance, disney, fall in love, princess, power of love, imaginary, prince, magic, magical, rose ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, france
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 256K
Mulan (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A tomboyish girl disguises herself as a young man so she can fight with the Imperial Chinese Army against the invading Huns. With help from wise-cracking dragon Mushu, Mulan just might save her country -- and win the heart of handsome Captain Li ...
Style: feel good, touching, captivating, light, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: female protagonist, female warrior, princess, adventure, dragon, cross dressing, friendship, good versus evil, human spirit, woman dressed as man, escapades, impersonating ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient china, china, asia
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 209K
The Lion King (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA, UK, South Africa
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Simba idolises his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle ...
Style: psychotronic, colourful, touching, epic, tense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: lion, animals, disney, prince, king, redemption, father son relationship, talking animals, kingdom, wilderness, childhood trauma, jungle ...
Time: 2010s
Place: africa
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 55K
Cry-Baby (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A prim and proper schoolgirl goes against her mother's wishes when she dates a motorcycle-riding juvenile delinquent.
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, satirical, light ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: forbidden love, gang, rock and roll, teenage love, teenage life, rivalry, juvenile delinquent, love and romance, fall in love, juvenile delinquency, youth, parody ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1954, 80s
Place: baltimore, usa
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The Meaning of Life (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Life's questions are 'answered' in a series of outrageous vignettes, beginning with a staid London insurance company which transforms before our eyes into a pirate ship. Then there's the National Health doctors who try to claim a ...
Style: cult film, dark humor, surreal, humorous, clever ...
Plot: satire, heaven and hell, monty python, cult, graphic violence, sexuality, fish, chaos, grim reaper, christmas, nudity (full frontal - brief), rock ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 80s, 1910s, 1870s
Place: england, europe, africa
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 225K
Aladdin (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A live-action retelling of the 1992 Disney film of the same name.
Style: entertaining, romantic, light, feel good, psychotronic ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: genie, disney, rags to riches, sultan, wish fulfillment, palace, treasure, friendship, magic spell, aladdin, prince, heroes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: middle east, iraq, saudi arabia, arabia
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South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When the four boys see an R-rated movie featuring Canadians Terrance and Philip, they are pronounced "corrupted", and their parents pressure the United States to wage war against Canada.
Style: adult animation, humorous, controversial, witty, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, death, gay slur, hypocrisy, film within a film, profanity, computer animation, atheist, elementary school, mischievous children, heaven and hell, parody ...
Place: canada, usa, colorado
Is relevant ?
The Little Mermaid (1989)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This colorful adventure tells the story of an impetuous mermaid princess named Ariel who falls in love with the very human Prince Eric and puts everything on the line for the chance to be with him. Memorable songs and characters -- including the ...
Style: fairy tale, light, feel good, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: princess, prince, mermaid, disney, imaginary kingdom, witch, first love, good versus evil, magic, sea, fish out of water, king ...
Time: 1830s, 19th century, 80s
Place: denmark, caribbean
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 18K
The Prom (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: After the PTA of a conservative high school in Indiana bans same-sex couples from attending the annual prom, a gang of flamboyant Broadway stars try to boost their image by showing up to support two lesbian students.
Style: inspirational, sentimental, captivating, thought provoking, sincere
Plot: prom, civil rights, lgbt, lesbian, lesbian interest, high school, celebrity culture, justice, fight for justice, discrimination, idealism, hopes ...
Place: indiana, new york
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 8.0
 372K
Aladdin (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Princess Jasmine grows tired of being forced to remain in the palace, so she sneaks out into the marketplace, in disguise, where she meets street-urchin Aladdin. The couple falls in love, although Jasmine may only marry a prince. After being ...
Style: feel good, sweet, fairy tale, humorous, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: princess, genie, desert, adventure, disney, friendship, unlikely couple, love, sultan, magic, good versus evil, family ...
Time: 18th century
Place: middle east, saudi arabia, iraq
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 87K
The Muppets (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When Kermit the Frog and the Muppets learn that their beloved theater is slated for demolition, a sympathetic human, Gary, and his puppet roommate, Walter, swoop in to help the gang put on a show and raise the $10 million they need to save the day.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, light, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: muppets, puppetry, hollywood, puppet, puppets, save the day, performance, friendship, ambition, artists and showbiz, escapades, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, france, europe, paris france
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 270K
Moana (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the demigod to set things right.
Style: entertaining, colourful, exciting, touching, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: disney, happy ending, adventure, mythology, ocean, island, magic, young girl, destiny, good versus evil, family, friendship ...
Place: pacific ocean, polynesia, new zealand
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Descendants 3 (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The teenagers of Disney's most infamous villains return to the Isle of the Lost to recruit a new batch of villainous offspring to join them at Auradon Prep.
Style: light, captivating, fairy tale, exciting, colourful
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, crown, sword fight, good versus evil, villainess, adventure, friendship, talking dog, magic, teenagers, romance, teenager ...
Is relevant ?
The Phantom of the Opera (2004)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Deformed since birth, a bitter man known only as the Phantom lives in the sewers underneath the Paris Opera House. He falls in love with the obscure chorus singer Christine, and privately tutors her while terrorizing the rest of the opera house and ...
Style: gothic, captivating, serious, stylized, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, opera, disfigurement, fall in love, love and romance, singer, dangerous attraction, musician's life, mask, destructive relationship, tragic hero, prodigy ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1910s, victorian era, year 1919 ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, london
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 132K
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, in the woods, witch, wizards and magicians, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, cinderella, lost in the woods, moral ambiguity, redemption, curse ...
Place: new jersey
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 134K
Rocketman (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story of Elton John's life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.
Style: based on true events, uplifting, inspirational, compassionate, stylized ...
Plot: gay lead character, gay relationship, lgbt, gay slur, pianist, gay protagonist, singer, rock star, rising to stardom, suicide attempt, father son relationship, boy ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 50s ...
Place: los angeles, california, australia, london, new york ...
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