The Best Musical Movies of All Time Films
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The Best Musical Movies of All Time

List Criteria: Musical films

The best musical movies of all time, ranked by fans and critics. This list include both the best original musical movies and those adapted from stage musicals and other materials. Musical films have a long tradition in cinema, dating back to the 1930s, when musical soundtracks were played alongside otherwise silent pictures. Since the 1950s and 60s, popular movie musicals such as Singin' in the Rain, Mary Poppins, and The Sound of Music have been favorites of children and adults alike.
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    Judy Garland, Margaret Hamilton, Frank Morgan

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    Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker

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    Debbie Reynolds, Gene Kelly, Cyd Charisse

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    the people's #1 Natalie Wood, Rita Moreno, John Astin

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    most listed John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Sid Caesar

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    Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, Paul Frees

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    Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Jeremy Brett

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    Emmy Rossum, Gerard Butler, Minnie Driver

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    Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Hugh Jackman

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Susan Sarandon, Meat Loaf, Tim Curry

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    ranked low on reranks Whoopi Goldberg, James Earl Jones, Jeremy Irons

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    ranked low on reranks Angela Lansbury, Frank Welker, Jerry Orbach

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    Liza Minnelli, Michael York, Joel Grey

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    Julie Newmar, Jane Powell, Howard Keel

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    Catherine Zeta-Jones, Lucy Liu, Renée Zellweger

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    Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman

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    John Travolta, Fran Drescher, Robert Costanzo

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    Judy Garland, Margaret O'Brien, Mary Astor

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    Nicole Kidman, Ozzy Osbourne, Kylie Minogue

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    Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan

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    John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amanda Bynes

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    Barry Dennen, Carl Anderson, Yvonne Elliman

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    Ron Howard, Shirley Jones, Buddy Hackett

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Madonna, Antonio Banderas, Billie Piper

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    ranked low on reranks Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner, Rita Moreno

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    Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach

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    added by Republican Jew Mark Hamill, Tim Curry, Frank Welker

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    Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Nina Foch

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    Oliver Reed, Leonard Rossiter, Hugh Griffith

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Rosario Dawson, Sarah Silverman, Idina Menzel

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Beyoncé Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Jamie Foxx

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    added by Republican Jew Paul Michael Glaser, Chaim Topol, Leonard Frey

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    added by luc1364 Doug McClure, Ray Walston, Tom Laughlin

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    Sarah Jessica Parker, Kevin Bacon, John Lithgow

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    added by wiabux George Clooney, John Goodman, Holly Hunter

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    added by Republican Jew Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried, Frank Welker

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    added by marykay524 Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

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    Salma Hayek, Evan Rachel Wood, Bono

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    added by wiabux Bernadette Peters, Greta Garbo, Tim Curry

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    added by Countermoon Rod Steiger, Shirley Jones, James Whitmore

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    added by Republican Jew Mel Gibson, Christian Bale, Linda Hunt

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    added by willyboymcoy Carrie Fisher, Aretha Franklin, Steven Spielberg

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    Jessica Lange, John Lithgow, Roy Scheider

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    Jennifer Beals, Lee Ving, Michael Nouri

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    Barbra Streisand, Gary Busey, Kris Kristofferson

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    Eva Gabor, Leslie Caron, Louis Jourdan

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    ranked low on reranks & added by isadora Bill Murray, Steve Martin, John Candy

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    Sarah Silverman, Jack Black, Miranda Cosgrove

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    added by wiabux Gene Wilder, Zero Mostel, Kenneth Mars

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    Bob Hoskins, Bob Geldof, Joanne Whalley

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