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List Rules 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 Sound of Music is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
The Sound of Music Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker

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Singin' in the Rain is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
Singin' in the Rain Debbie Reynolds, Gene Kelly, Rita Moreno

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The Wizard of Oz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
The Wizard of Oz Judy Garland, Margaret Hamilton, Frank Morgan

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Mary Poppins is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
Mary Poppins Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, Elsa Lanchester

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Grease is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
Grease John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing

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West Side Story is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
West Side Story Natalie Wood, Rita Moreno, John Astin

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My Fair Lady is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
My Fair Lady Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Jeremy Brett

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Beauty and the Beast is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
Beauty and the Beast Angela Lansbury, Frank Welker, Jerry Orbach

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Les Misérables is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
Les Misérables Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Hugh Jackman

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The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
The Lion King Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
The Rocky Horror Picture Show Susan Sarandon, Tim Curry, Meat Loaf

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Chicago is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
Chicago Catherine Zeta-Jones, Lucy Liu, Renée Zellweger

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The Phantom of the Opera is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
The Phantom of the Opera Emmy Rossum, Gerard Butler, Minnie Driver

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Fiddler on the Roof is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
Fiddler on the Roof Paul Michael Glaser, Chaim Topol, Molly Picon

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Mamma Mia! is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
Mamma Mia! Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan

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Cabaret is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
Cabaret Liza Minnelli, Michael York, Joel Grey

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Moulin Rouge! is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
Moulin Rouge! Nicole Kidman, Ozzy Osbourne, Kylie Minogue

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Meet Me in St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
Meet Me in St. Louis Judy Garland, Mary Astor, Margaret O'Brien

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Hairspray is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
Hairspray John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amanda Bynes

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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman

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The King and I is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
The King and I Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner, Rita Moreno

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The Music Man is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
The Music Man Ron Howard, Shirley Jones, Buddy Hackett

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Oliver! is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
Oliver! Oliver Reed, Leonard Rossiter, Hugh Griffith

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Aladdin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
Aladdin Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried, Frank Welker

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Seven Brides for Seven Brother... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers Julie Newmar, Jane Powell, Howard Keel

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The Little Mermaid is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
The Little Mermaid Tim Curry, Mark Hamill, Frank Welker

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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Fa... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Tim Brooke-Taylor

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Dirty Dancing is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
Dirty Dancing Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach

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Oklahoma! is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
Oklahoma! Shirley Jones, Rod Steiger, Eddie Albert

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Evita is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
Evita Madonna, Antonio Banderas, Billie Piper

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An American in Paris is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
An American in Paris Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Nina Foch

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Rent is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
Rent Sarah Silverman, Rosario Dawson, Idina Menzel

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Dreamgirls is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
Dreamgirls Beyoncé Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Jamie Foxx

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Saturday Night Fever is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
Saturday Night Fever John Travolta, Fran Drescher, Denny Dillon

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Annie is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
Annie Tim Curry, Bernadette Peters, Greta Garbo

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Jesus Christ Superstar is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
Jesus Christ Superstar Barry Dennen, Yvonne Elliman, Carl Anderson

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White Christmas is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
White Christmas Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney

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Little Shop of Horrors is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
Little Shop of Horrors Bill Murray, Steve Martin, John Candy

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Footloose is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
Footloose Sarah Jessica Parker, Kevin Bacon, John Lithgow

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South Pacific is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
South Pacific France Nuyen, Doug McClure, Mitzi Gaynor

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The Nightmare Before Christmas is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
The Nightmare Before Christmas Paul Reubens, Catherine O'Hara, Danny Elfman

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Mulan is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
Mulan Eddie Murphy, Ming-Na Wen, George Takei

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Into the Woods is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
Into the Woods Johnny Depp, Anna Kendrick, Meryl Streep

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarf... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Billy Gilbert, Pinto Colvig, Jimmy MacDonald

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O Brother, Where Art Thou? is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
O Brother, Where Art Thou? George Clooney, John Goodman, Holly Hunter

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The Blues Brothers is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
The Blues Brothers Carrie Fisher, Aretha Franklin, Steven Spielberg

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Carousel is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
Carousel Shirley Jones, Cameron Mitchell, Gene Lockhart

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The Muppet Movie is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
The Muppet Movie Steve Martin, Mel Brooks, Richard Pryor

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Willie Wonka and the Chocolate... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

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A Hard Day's Night is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Musical Movies of All Time
A Hard Day's Night Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison