The Best Musical Movies of All Time Films

The Best Musical Movies of All Time

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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.

List Criteria: Musical films

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  1. 1
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    The Wizard of Oz

    1939 More
    96
  2. 2
    Up 76
    Down 37

    most listed &ranked high on reranks
    Grease

    1978 More
    95
  3. 3
    Up 70
    Down 26

    the people's #1 &often listed
    West Side Story

    1961 More
    93
  4. 4
    Up 61
    Down 9

    often listed
    The Sound of Music

    1965 More
    93
  5. 5
    Up 79
    Down 19

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Singin' in the Rain

    1952 More
    93
  6. 6
    Up 67
    Down 16

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Mary Poppins

    1964 More
    90
  7. 7
    Up 52
    Down 23

    often listed
    My Fair Lady

    1964 More
    80
  8. 8
    Up 41
    Down 22
    2004 More
    76
  9. 9
    Up 48
    Down 21
    2012 More
    75
  10. 10
    Up 48
    Down 25
    1972 More
    71
  11. 11
    Up 44
    Down 34

    ranked high on reranks &controversial
    The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    1975 More
    70
  12. 12
    Up 40
    Down 26
    1977 More
    69
  13. 13
    Up 49
    Down 29
    2002 More
    68
  14. 14
    Up 28
    Down 18
    2007 More
    68
  15. 15
    Up 41
    Down 30
    1973 More
    67
  16. 16
    Up 22
    Down 13
    1954 More
    66
  17. 17
    Up 23
    Down 11
    1944 More
    65
  18. 18
    Up 29
    Down 10

    niche appeal
    Beauty and the Beast

    1991 More
    64
  19. 19
    Up 24
    Down 6
    1994 More
    64
  20. 20
    Up 35
    Down 32

    controversial
    Mamma Mia!

    2008 More
    63
  21. 21
    Up 39
    Down 28
    2001 More
    62
  22. 22
    Up 32
    Down 21
    1996 More
    62
  23. 23
    Up 22
    Down 11

    niche appeal
    Across the Universe

    2007 More
    62
  24. 24
    Up 32
    Down 28
    2007 More
    60
  25. 25
    Up 19
    Down 13
    2005 More
    59
  26. 26
    Up 23
    Down 27

    controversial
    Dreamgirls

    2006 More
    59
  27. 27
    Up 20
    Down 11

    niche appeal
    Oliver!

    1968 More
    58
  28. 28
    Up 37
    Down 33
    1987 More
    58
  29. 29
    Up 31
    Down 21
    1984 More
    58
  30. 30
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    Down 5
    2000 More
    58
    added by: wiabux
  31. 31
    Up 29
    Down 22
    1962 More
    57
  32. 32
    Up 21
    Down 11

    niche appeal
    An American in Paris

    1951 More
    56
  33. 33
    Up 23
    Down 25
    1979 More
    55
  34. 34
    Up 5
    Down 2
    1989 More
    54
    added by: Republican Jew
  35. 35
    Up 24
    Down 27
    1982 More
    54
  36. 36
    Up 6
    Down 4
    1971 More
    54
    added by: Republican Jew
  37. 37
    Up 7
    Down 5
    1982 More
    52
    added by: wiabux
  38. 38
    Up 6
    Down 5
    1956 More
    52
  39. 39
    Up 4
    Down 10

    ranked high on reranks
    Swing Time

    1936 More
    52
  40. 40
    Up 19
    Down 28
    1983 More
    52
  41. 41
    Up 8
    Down 14
    2006 More
    51
    added by: willyboymcoy
  42. 42
    Up 5
    Down 2
    1992 More
    50
    added by: Republican Jew
  43. 43
    Up 25
    Down 29
    2003 More
    50
  44. 44
    Up 11
    Down 6
    1980 More
    50
    added by: willyboymcoy
  45. 45
    Up 20
    Down 14

    ranked low on reranks
    Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

    50
    added by: marykay524
  46. 46
    Up 4
    Down 4
    1995 More
    50
    added by: Republican Jew
  47. 47
    Up 7
    Down 15
    1956 More
    49
  48. 48
    Up 8
    Down 8
    1993 More
    48
    added by: wiabux
  49. 49
    Up 9
    Down 17
    1976 More
    47
  50. 50
    Up 5
    Down 13
    1932 More
    47
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