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: feel good, entertaining, touching, inspirational, light and humorous. Plot: dancing, music, singing, theater, destiny, family, love, runaway, friendship and happy ending. Genre: Musical, Drama and Family. Country: USA, UK and Canada.
Best Musical Movies
Best Musical Movies
TOP Movies: The Greatest Showman (2017), Coco (2017), Aladdin (1992), Sing (2016), La La Land (2016), A Week Away (2021), The Lion King (1994), Metal Lords (2022), Mary Poppins (1964), My Fair Lady (1964), The Little Mermaid (1989), The Lion King (2019), Frozen II (2019), Les Misérables (2012), Encanto (2021), Annie (2014), Jesus Christ Superstar (1973), Hairspray Live! (2016), High School Musical (2006), tick, tick... BOOM! (2021).

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: inspirational, captivating, uplifting, motivational, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, kids
Plot: circus, social outcast, dancing, giant, success, father daughter relationship, love, outcast, friendship, romantic relationship, protest, racial slur ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 2010s
Place: new york
Is relevant ?
 8.4
 505K
Coco (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead ...
Style: feel good, touching, sincere, captivating, sweet ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, preschoolers, chick flick
Plot: day of the dead, afterlife, family, life & death, life after death, disney, childhood, memory, music, boy, betrayal, adventure ...
Time: 2010s, year 2017
Place: mexico
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 420K
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: fairy tale, feel good, sweet, humorous, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers, teens ...
Plot: princess, disney, desert, friendship, genie, adventure, love, arabian nights, disney princess, magic, family, unlikely couple ...
Time: 18th century
Place: middle east, saudi arabia, sahara, iraq
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 171K
Sing (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Japan, USA, France
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: light, inspirational, entertaining, funny, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: creativity, animals, anthropomorphic animal, pig, talent show, music, friendship, mentor, anthropomorphism, musician, theater, father son relationship ...
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 8.0
 586K
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, sad, emotional, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, family outing, date night, teens
Plot: jazz, music, love, dancing, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, musician, bigger dreams, audition, jazz club, pianist, love story, dreams ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles, paris france
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 5K
A Week Away (2021)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Troubled teen Will Hawkins has a run-in with the law that puts him at an important crossroad: go to juvenile detention or attend a Christian summer camp. At first a fish-out-of-water, Will opens his heart, discovers love with a camp regular, and ...
Style: sincere, feel good, captivating
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: summer camp, fall in love, christian, teenager, teenage love, teen romance, teenage life, character change, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, friends, lifestyle change ...
Is relevant ?
 8.5
 1.1M
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, humorous, inspirational, sad ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: disney, friendship, lion, adventure, family, betrayal, jungle, love, good versus evil, talking animals, tragedy, pride and honor ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 27K
Metal Lords (2022)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: For teenage misfits Hunter and Kevin, the path to glory is clear: Devote themselves to metal. Win Battle of the Bands. And be worshipped like gods.
Style: satirical, captivating, semi serious, entertaining, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: heavy metal culture, high school, music, friendship, musician, music band, music competition, desire for fame, contests and competitions, friends, rebellious youth, ambition ...
Place: portland oregon
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 7.8
 174K
Mary Poppins (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father.
Style: feel good, touching, uplifting, fairy tale, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers, teens
Plot: magic, nanny, female protagonist, imagination, mischievous children, kite, disney, family, levitation, brother sister relationship, child's point of view, dancing ...
Time: edwardian era, 20th century, 1910s
Place: london, england, united kingdom, europe, britain ...
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 96K
My Fair Lady (1964)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: A snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.
Style: feel good, light, romantic, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, family outing, teens
Plot: love and romance, cinderella story, high society, fall in love, opposites attract, class differences, love story, culture clash, aristocracy, etiquette, love, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, victorian era, 1930s, edwardian era
Place: london, england, ancient greece, europe, united kingdom
Is relevant ?
The Little Mermaid (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, 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, feel good, light, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers, chick flick ...
Plot: disney, mermaid, princess, love, talking animals, imaginary kingdom, disney princess, prince, father daughter relationship, romance, transformation, first love ...
Time: 1830s, 80s, 19th century
Place: caribbean, denmark
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 245K
The Lion King (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA, UK
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: inspirational, psychotronic, colourful, touching, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: animals, jungle, lion cub, lion, wilderness, childhood trauma, nature, talking animals, disney, kingdom, king, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: africa
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 173K
Frozen II (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, 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: fairy tale, feel good, touching, 3d animation, emotional
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, preschoolers
Plot: disney princess, disney, princess, magic, female protagonist, autumn, castle, kingdom, siblings, magical, good versus evil, giant ...
Time: 19th century
Place: scandinavia, norway
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 331K
Les Misérables (2012)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo's classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean seeks redemption.
Style: epic, emotional, inspirational, harsh, touching ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: rebellion, redemption, corpse, parole, army, prostitute, revolution, father daughter relationship, suicide, dying man, fall in love, convict ...
Time: 19th century, future, victorian era, 1930s
Place: france, paris france, london, europe
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 219K
Encanto (2021)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The tale of an extraordinary family, the Madrigals, who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia, in a magical house, in a vibrant town, in a wondrous, charmed place called an Encanto. The magic of the Encanto has blessed every child in the family ...
Style: inspirational, emotional, captivating, funny, uplifting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, pre-teens
Plot: animals, magic, magical, female protagonist, disney, friend, family relations, magical power, girl, dancing, small town, friendship ...
Time: future, 20th century, 60s, 50s
Place: colombia, south america, latin america
Is relevant ?
 5.3
 38K
Annie (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Ever since her parents left her as a baby, little Annie has led a hard-knock life with her calculating foster mother, Miss Hannigan. However, all that changes when hard-nosed billionaire and mayoral candidate Will Stacks takes her in on the ...
Style: feel good, emotional, touching, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: adoption, father daughter relationship, foster child, orphan, hopes, family, rags to riches, music, parents and children, friends, kids and family, rich and poor ...
Time: 1930s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, harlem
Is relevant ?
Jesus Christ Superstar - Live Arena Tour (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Celebrating 40 years since it first opened in London’s West End, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new production of Jesus Christ Superstar, directed by Laurence Connor, promises to be the rock event of 2012. The star-studded line-up includes award-winning ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, realistic, controversial
Plot: folk hero, rise to the top, redemption, social decay, betrayal, supernatural ability, heroes, fighting the system, society, hopes, righting the wronged, religions or cults ...
Place: holy land
Is relevant ?
Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)
Genre: Drama, History, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Oscar-nominated film adaptation of the rock opera of the same name, based on the last weeks before the crucifixion of Jesus. The film was directed by Norman Jewison. Ted Neeley and Carl Anderson were nominated for two 1974 Golden Globe Award for ...
Style: lyrical, stylized, talky, intense, surreal ...
Audience: kids
Plot: dancing, betrayal, music, destiny, rock and roll, atheism, christianity, creativity, family, life & death, adaptation, greed ...
Time: 70s, 1st century
Place: middle east, israel, ancient greece, palestine, holy land
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Hairspray Live! (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A teenage girl living in Baltimore in the early 1960s dreams of appearing on a popular TV dance show.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, captivating
Plot: theater, live performance, race, dream, equality, dancing, racism, society, television, music, social relations, rivalry ...
Time: 60s
Place: baltimore
Is relevant ?
High School Musical (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Troy (Zac Efron), the popular captain of the basketball team, and Gabriella (Vanessa Anne Hudgens), the brainy and beautiful member of the academic club, break all the rules of East High society when they secretly audition for the leads in the ...
Style: romantic, humorous, feel good, melancholic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, kids, chick flick, girls' night, family outing ...
Plot: high school, high school life, teenage life, teenage love, love and romance, music, disney, teenager, friendship, family relations, happy ending, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2000s
Place: usa, albuquerque new mexico, new mexico, utah
Is relevant ?
tick, tick... BOOM! (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: On the cusp of his 30th birthday, Jonathon Larson, a promising young theater composer, navigates love, friendship, and the pressures of life as an artist in New York City.
Style: emotional, sweet, touching, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: theater, struggling artist, composer, music, lgbt, broadway, sex, believe in yourself, best friend, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, flash forward, musician ...
Time: 90s, year 1992, year 1990
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
West Side Story (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: A remake of the 1961 film about two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, captivating, disturbing, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: forbidden love, teenager, rivals, love at first sight, tragic event, gang war, love affair, love story, criminal gang, male female relationship, in love, love interest ...
Time: 50s, year 1957, year 1961, 60s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 286K
Moulin Rouge! (2001)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A celebration of love and creative inspiration takes place in the infamous, gaudy and glamorous Parisian nightclub, at the cusp of the 20th century. A young poet, who is plunged into the heady world of Moulin Rouge, begins a passionate affair with ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, romantic, atmospheric, colourful ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: love story, cabaret, tragic love, showbiz, jealousy, love, nightclub, dancing, music, performer's life, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s, 90s, year 1990 ...
Place: paris france, europe, france, india, montmartre paris
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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, romantic, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, chick flick, girls' night, date night ...
Plot: disney, love and romance, princess, beast, opposites attract, power of love, transformation, prince, castle, magic, fall in love, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 231K
Chicago (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Musical
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.
Style: sexy, witty, stylized, light, colourful ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: prison, femme fatale, jazz, legal, desire for fame, musician, dancing, lawyer, broadway, rising to stardom, music, music business ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
Is relevant ?
 8.4
 94K
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: hip hop, american history, friendship, death, father son relationship, murder, george washington, violence, dancing, friends, music, social change ...
Time: 18th century
Is relevant ?
My Little Pony: Equestria Girls - Friendship Games (2015)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Canterlot High meets its rival school, Crystal Prep Academy, in a competition that’s a long-standing tradition – The Friendship Games. Sunset Shimmer is tasked with keeping magic out of the games to avoid the appearance of impropriety while she ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, stylized, humorous, funny ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: pony, high school, friendship, magic, teenage girl, teenager, music band, girl band, imaginary kingdom, teenage life, obsessive quest, journey ...
Time: 2010s
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 176K
Rocketman (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, 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: inspirational, uplifting, touching, compassionate, stylized ...
Plot: musician, lgbt, rock music, rising to stardom, gay lead character, gay slur, homosexual, rock star, pop music, gay relationship, pianist, gay ...
Time: 60s, 70s, future, 80s, 50s ...
Place: california, madison square garden manhattan new york city, australia, england, london ...
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 74K
Dreamgirls (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Three young women – Deena Jones, Effie White and Lorrell Robinson – dream of becoming pop stars and they get their wish when they're chosen to be backup singers for the legendary James 'Thunder' Early.
Style: emotional, lyrical, stylized, melancholic, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: performer's life, african american, dancing, music, showbiz, manager, musician, unlikely friendships, fame, backstage, lifestyle, love affair ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: michigan, chicago illinois, los angeles, detroit, usa ...
Is relevant ?
Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Genre: Adventure, 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, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, date night, teens, chick flick ...
Plot: happy ending, disney, beauty and the beast, beast, love story, magic, prince, opposites attract, true love, fantasy world, heroine, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
Is relevant ?
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