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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  1. 1
    Up 115
    Down 29
    1939 More
    98
  2. 2
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    Down 15
    1965 More
    98
  3. 3
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    Down 51

    the people's #1 &most listed
    Grease

    1978 More
    98
  4. 4
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    Down 23
    1952 More
    94
  5. 5
    Up 98
    Down 36
    1961 More
    92
  6. 6
    Up 91
    Down 22
    1964 More
    89
  7. 7
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    1964 More
    81
  8. 8
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    2004 More
    78
  9. 9
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    2012 More
    73
  10. 10
    Up 62
    Down 47
    1975 More
    68
  11. 11
    Up 57
    Down 33
    1972 More
    65
  12. 12
    Up 65
    Down 44
    2002 More
    64
  13. 13
    Up 33
    Down 18
    1954 More
    63
  14. 14
    Up 30
    Down 15
    1944 More
    63
  15. 15
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    Down 14

    ranked low on reranks
    The Lion King

    1994 More
    63
  16. 16
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    1977 More
    63
  17. 17
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    ranked low on reranks
    Beauty and the Beast

    1991 More
    62
  18. 18
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    2007 More
    62
  19. 19
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    2001 More
    61
  20. 20
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    2008 More
    60
  21. 21
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    2007 More
    59
  22. 22
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    1973 More
    58
  23. 23
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    1996 More
    58
  24. 24
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Dreamgirls

    2006 More
    55
  25. 25
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    Down 40
    1987 More
    55
  26. 26
    Up 28
    Down 15
    1951 More
    53
  27. 27
    Up 29
    Down 14
    1968 More
    52
  28. 28
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    Down 17
    2007 More
    52
  29. 29
    Up 25
    Down 21
    2005 More
    52
  30. 30
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    Down 26
    1984 More
    51
  31. 31
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    Down 24
    1962 More
    50
  32. 32
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    Down 6
    1989 More
    50
    added by: Republican Jew
  33. 33
    Up 18
    Down 8
    1971 More
    49
    added by: Republican Jew
  34. 34
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    Down 18

    Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

    49
    added by: marykay524
  35. 35
    Up 19
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    1956 More
    47
  36. 36
    Up 20
    Down 7
    1958 More
    47
    added by: luc1364
  37. 37
    Up 15
    Down 11
    2000 More
    46
    added by: wiabux
  38. 38
    Up 16
    Down 6
    1992 More
    45
    added by: Republican Jew
  39. 39
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Flashdance

    1983 More
    45
  40. 40
    Up 18
    Down 10
    1982 More
    45
    added by: wiabux
  41. 41
    Up 12
    Down 7
    1995 More
    45
    added by: Republican Jew
  42. 42
    Up 19
    Down 10
    1980 More
    44
    added by: willyboymcoy
  43. 43
    Up 27
    Down 29
    1979 More
    44
  44. 44
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    Down 30
    1982 More
    44
  45. 45
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    2003 More
    43
  46. 46
    Up 17
    Down 13
    1986 More
    42
    added by: isadora
  47. 47
    Up 14
    Down 22
    1976 More
    41
  48. 48
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    Down 3
    2001 More
    41
    added by: JasonRedmond
  49. 49
    Up 9
    Down 16
    1958 More
    40
  50. 50
    Up 11
    Down 17
    2006 More
    40
    added by: willyboymcoy
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