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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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    Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker

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    Judy Garland, Margaret Hamilton, Frank Morgan

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    the people's #1 & most listed John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Sid Caesar

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    Debbie Reynolds, Gene Kelly, Cyd Charisse

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    Natalie Wood, Rita Moreno, John Astin

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

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    Liza Minnelli, Michael York, Joel Grey

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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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    Julie Newmar, Jane Powell, Howard Keel

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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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    John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amanda Bynes

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    Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan

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    Barry Dennen, Carl Anderson, Yvonne Elliman

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    Madonna, Antonio Banderas, Billie Piper

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    Ron Howard, Shirley Jones, Buddy Hackett

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    Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach

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

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    Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner, Rita Moreno

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    Oliver Reed, Leonard Rossiter, Hugh Griffith

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    Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Nina Foch

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

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

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    Rosario Dawson, Sarah Silverman, Idina Menzel

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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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    Salma Hayek, Evan Rachel Wood, Bono

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    added by wiabux George Clooney, John Goodman, Holly Hunter

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    added by marykay524 Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

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

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    added by Countermoon Rod Steiger, Shirley Jones, James Whitmore

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    added by wiabux Bernadette Peters, Greta Garbo, Tim Curry

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    added by willyboymcoy Carrie Fisher, Aretha Franklin, Steven Spielberg

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

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    Jennifer Beals, Lee Ving, Michael Nouri

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    Jessica Lange, John Lithgow, Roy Scheider

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    Barbra Streisand, Gary Busey, Kris Kristofferson

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

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    Bob Hoskins, Bob Geldof, Joanne Whalley

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    Sarah Silverman, Jack Black, Miranda Cosgrove

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    added by willyboymcoy Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová, Darren Healy

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    added by wiabux Gene Wilder, Zero Mostel, Kenneth Mars

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