The Best Musical Movies of All Time Films
Ultimate List
81  items 4,641 votes 355 voters 17,525 views more info

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.
  • 21 ReRanks
    • Women
    • Men
    • Age
    • Region
  • See list ranked by
</> Rerank List
Score
  1. 1
    Up 121
    Down 25

    Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker

    open
  2. 2
    Up 134
    Down 36

    Judy Garland, Margaret Hamilton, Frank Morgan

    open
  3. 3
    Up 131
    Down 27

    Debbie Reynolds, Gene Kelly, Cyd Charisse

    open
  4. 4
    Up 130
    Down 63

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

    open
  5. 5
    Up 113
    Down 46

    Natalie Wood, Rita Moreno, John Astin

    open
  6. 6
    Up 108
    Down 26

    ranked low on reranks Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, Paul Frees

    open
  7. 7
    Up 82
    Down 33

    Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Jeremy Brett

    open
  8. 8
    Up 75
    Down 36

    Emmy Rossum, Gerard Butler, Minnie Driver

    open
  9. 9
    Up 83
    Down 40

    Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Hugh Jackman

    open
  10. 10
    Up 77
    Down 55

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

    open
  11. 11
    Up 68
    Down 14

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

    open
  12. 12
    Up 63
    Down 17

    Angela Lansbury, Frank Welker, Jerry Orbach

    open
  13. 13
    Up 68
    Down 41

    Liza Minnelli, Michael York, Joel Grey

    open
  14. 14
    Up 77
    Down 50

    Catherine Zeta-Jones, Lucy Liu, Renée Zellweger

    open
  15. 15
    Up 54
    Down 32

    Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman

    open
  16. 16
    Up 59
    Down 42

    John Travolta, Fran Drescher, Robert Costanzo

    open
  17. 17
    Up 42
    Down 25

    Julie Newmar, Jane Powell, Howard Keel

    open
  18. 18
    Up 37
    Down 21

    Judy Garland, Margaret O'Brien, Mary Astor

    open
  19. 19
    Up 62
    Down 44

    Nicole Kidman, Ozzy Osbourne, Kylie Minogue

    open
  20. 20
    Up 56
    Down 34

    John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amanda Bynes

    open
  21. 21
    Up 61
    Down 47

    Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan

    open
  22. 22
    Up 51
    Down 41

    Barry Dennen, Carl Anderson, Yvonne Elliman

    open
  23. 23
    Up 48
    Down 32

    Madonna, Antonio Banderas, Billie Piper

    open
  24. 24
    Up 52
    Down 25

    ranked low on reranks Ron Howard, Shirley Jones, Buddy Hackett

    open
  25. 25
    Up 60
    Down 47

    often listed Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach

    open
  26. 26
    Up 33
    Down 37

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

    open
  27. 27
    Up 31
    Down 8

    Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner, Rita Moreno

    open
  28. 28
    Up 32
    Down 9

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

    open
  29. 29
    Up 38
    Down 17

    Oliver Reed, Leonard Rossiter, Hugh Griffith

    open
  30. 30
    Up 36
    Down 19

    Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Nina Foch

    open
  31. 31
    Up 32
    Down 24

    Rosario Dawson, Sarah Silverman, Idina Menzel

    open
  32. 32
    Up 28
    Down 9

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

    open
  33. 33
    Up 29
    Down 9

    added by luc1364 Doug McClure, Ray Walston, Tom Laughlin

    open
  34. 34
    Up 43
    Down 30

    Sarah Jessica Parker, Kevin Bacon, John Lithgow

    open
  35. 35
    Up 25
    Down 12

    added by wiabux George Clooney, John Goodman, Holly Hunter

    open
  36. 36
    Up 31
    Down 23

    Salma Hayek, Evan Rachel Wood, Bono

    open
  37. 37
    Up 32
    Down 21

    added by marykay524 Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

    open
  38. 38
    Up 25
    Down 8

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

    open
  39. 39
    Up 28
    Down 13

    added by wiabux Bernadette Peters, Greta Garbo, Tim Curry

    open
  40. 40
    Up 18
    Down 8

    added by Countermoon Rod Steiger, Shirley Jones, James Whitmore

    open
  41. 41
    Up 27
    Down 12

    added by willyboymcoy Carrie Fisher, Aretha Franklin, Steven Spielberg

    open
  42. 42
    Up 30
    Down 36

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

    open
  43. 43
    Up 17
    Down 9

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

    open
  44. 44
    Up 34
    Down 31

    Jessica Lange, John Lithgow, Roy Scheider

    open
  45. 45
    Up 19
    Down 24

    Barbra Streisand, Gary Busey, Kris Kristofferson

    open
  46. 46
    Up 24
    Down 16

    added by isadora Bill Murray, Steve Martin, John Candy

    open
  47. 47
    Up 31
    Down 34

    Bob Hoskins, Bob Geldof, Joanne Whalley

    open
  48. 48
    Up 36
    Down 37

    Sarah Silverman, Jack Black, Miranda Cosgrove

    open
  49. 49
    Up 15
    Down 19

    added by willyboymcoy Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová, Darren Healy

    open
  50. 50
    Up 6
    Down 5

    added by JasonRedmond Rosie O'Donnell, Michael Pitt, Andrea Martin

    open
  51. 82 +

    Something missing? Add it!

items 1 - 50 of 81

think you can do better?

Rerank This List

got a blog or website?

embed this list

viewers of this list also saw...

more popular lists