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

List Criteria: Only musical films - Regular soundtracks don't count

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

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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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    most listed & ranked high on reranks 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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    ranked low on reranks Whoopi Goldberg, James Earl Jones, Jeremy Irons

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    Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Hugh Jackman

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    Susan Sarandon, Meat Loaf, Tim Curry

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

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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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    Judy Garland, Margaret O'Brien, Mary Astor

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    Liza Minnelli, Michael York, Joel Grey

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    Julie Newmar, Jane Powell, Howard Keel

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    John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amanda Bynes

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    John Travolta, Fran Drescher, Robert Costanzo

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    Nicole Kidman, Ozzy Osbourne, Kylie Minogue

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    Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan

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    Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach

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    ranked low on reranks & added by Republican Jew Paul Michael Glaser, Chaim Topol, Leonard Frey

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

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    Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Nina Foch

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

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    ranked low on reranks & added by Republican Jew Mark Hamill, Tim Curry, Frank Welker

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Barry Dennen, Carl Anderson, Yvonne Elliman

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

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    Ron Howard, Shirley Jones, Buddy Hackett

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    added by marykay524 Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

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    ranked low on reranks & added by Republican Jew Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried, Frank Welker

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    Rosario Dawson, Sarah Silverman, Idina Menzel

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    Sarah Jessica Parker, Kevin Bacon, John Lithgow

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    Oliver Reed, Leonard Rossiter, Hugh Griffith

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    added by luc1364 Doug McClure, Ray Walston, Tom Laughlin

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

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    added by wiabux Bernadette Peters, Greta Garbo, Tim Curry

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    added by wiabux George Clooney, John Goodman, Holly Hunter

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    added by Countermoon Rod Steiger, Shirley Jones, James Whitmore

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    added by isadora Bill Murray, Steve Martin, John Candy

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    added by willyboymcoy Carrie Fisher, Aretha Franklin, Steven Spielberg

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    Salma Hayek, Evan Rachel Wood, Bono

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    Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly, Ann Miller

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    added by wiabux David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Frank Oz

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    Jessica Lange, John Lithgow, Roy Scheider

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    Eva Gabor, Leslie Caron, Louis Jourdan

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Jennifer Beals, Lee Ving, Michael Nouri

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    Sarah Silverman, Jack Black, Miranda Cosgrove

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Barbra Streisand, Gary Busey, Kris Kristofferson

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