The Best Musical Comedy Movies

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List Criteria: Vote for your personal favorite Musical comedy films, regardless of how popular or successful they were at the box office.

A list of all the best musical comedy movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. Check out these specific lists if you're trying to find which of your favorites are currently streaming on Netflix Instant and Amazon Prime

This musical comedy movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director, and more. This list of musical comedy films also contains musical comedy movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This musical comedy films list can also be copied to start your own.

This list, though, contains the best musical comedy movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films This musical comedy movie list can be sorted alphabetically, by director, by year, and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Upvote your favorite movies on this list to see them get to the top, just like you always hoped they would.

List of musical comedy films includes musical comedy movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. Re-rank this entire page then share it to see what your friends think.

These are the top films in the musical comedy genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the musical comedy genre in it. Be it the motifs of the musical comedy genre or just some of the most common archetypes.

Downvote the movies you like the least, like High School Musical 3: Senior Year or I Dood It. If you do like them, then vote them up. If we missed any musical comedy movies on this list, please add them to the list yourself, as this is an open list, which means you can add any movies whenever you like (choices are subject to moderation). The films on this list cover the most famous musical comedy movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about musical comedy movie lists.

You can find the release information for any of the films listed below. It's often available in the data set, so you can even find the cast of some of these by clicking on the names of the musical comedy movies. List includes photos and musical comedy movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

List features movies like The Littlest Rebel, The Rocker, and more!

Whether you're at home and want to watch these musical comedy movies on DVD, streaming Blu-ray, or if you're seeing them in theatres for the first time, this is a list of good musical comedy movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest musical comedy movies, here is the full musical comedy movies list, ordered from best to worst.

You can also check out the All-Time Best Comedies, Best Romantic Comedies, and the Best Stand-up Comedy Movies on Netflix Instant

Musical comedy movies have been directed by some pretty famous names, including Clint Eastwood and Tom Hanks.

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    Thoroughly Modern Millie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Julie Andrews, Mary Tyler Moore, Carol Channing

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    Singin' in the Rain is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Debbie Reynolds, Gene Kelly, Rita Moreno

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    The Rocky Horror Picture Show is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

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    Susan Sarandon, Tim Curry, Meat Loaf

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    Grease is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

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    John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing

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    Guys and Dolls is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra, Jean Simmons

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    White Christmas is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney

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    School of Rock is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Sarah Silverman, Jack Black, Miranda Cosgrove

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    Bill Murray, Steve Martin, John Candy

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    Holiday Inn is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Irving Berlin

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    John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle

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    The Wizard of Oz is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

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    Judy Garland, Margaret Hamilton, Frank Morgan

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    Tenacious D in The Pick of Des... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Amy Adams, Amy Poehler, Ben Stiller

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    The Muppet Movie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Steve Martin, Mel Brooks, Richard Pryor

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    The Gay Divorcee is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire, Betty Grable

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    Flying Down to Rio is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire, Dolores del Río

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    Sister Act is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

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    Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith, Harvey Keitel

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    The Pirates of Penzance is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

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    Kevin Kline, Angela Lansbury, Linda Ronstadt

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    Cabaret is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

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    Liza Minnelli, Michael York, Joel Grey

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    Judy Garland, Amanda Blake, Laurindo Almeida

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    Natalie Wood, Rita Moreno, John Astin

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    42nd Street is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Ginger Rogers, Dick Powell, Ruby Keeler

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    Easter Parade is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Liza Minnelli, Judy Garland, Fred Astaire

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    Robin Hood: Men in Tights is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

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    Patrick Stewart, Mel Brooks, Dave Chappelle

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    Jailhouse Rock is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Elvis Presley, Dean Jones, Gloria Pall

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    Anchors Aweigh is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly, Dean Stockwell

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    Top Hat is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Lucille Ball, Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire

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    Cry-Baby is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Johnny Depp, Willem Dafoe, Iggy Pop

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    South Park: Bigger, Longer & U... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    George Clooney, Minnie Driver, Isaac Hayes

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    Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Kristen Wiig, Jack Black, Odette Annable

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    Cat Ballou is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Jane Fonda, Nat King Cole, Lee Marvin

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    High School Musical 3: Senior ... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Zac Efron

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    The Band Wagon is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Fred Astaire, Julie Newmar, Cyd Charisse

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    Man of La Mancha is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Sophia Loren, Peter O'Toole, Brian Blessed

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    Sister Act 2: Back in the Habi... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

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    Jennifer Love Hewitt, Lauryn Hill, Maggie Smith

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    In the Good Old Summertime is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Liza Minnelli, Judy Garland, Buster Keaton

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    There's No Business Like Show ... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Marilyn Monroe, Ethel Merman, Irving Berlin

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    The Country Bears is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Queen Latifah, Christopher Walken, Haley Joel Osment

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    Les Girls is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Gene Kelly, Leslie Phillips, Patrick Macnee

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    Mamma Mia! is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan

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    A Mighty Wind is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Jane Lynch, Jennifer Coolidge, Parker Posey

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    Broadway Melody of 1936 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Jack Benny, Robert Taylor, Buddy Ebsen

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    Bugsy Malone is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Jodie Foster, Scott Baio, Paul Williams

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    Ziegfeld Follies is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Judy Garland, Lucille Ball, Fred Astaire

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    The Fighting Temptations is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Beyoncé Knowles, Mickey Rooney, Cuba Gooding Jr.

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    Wonder Bar is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Al Jolson, Dolores del Río, Dick Powell

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    Bathing Beauty is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Basil Rathbone, Esther Williams, Red Skelton

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    Cannibal! The Musical is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Matt Stone, Trey Parker, Stan Brakhage

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    The Unsinkable Molly Brown is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Debbie Reynolds, Ed Begley, Harve Presnell

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    The Harvey Girls is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Judy Garland, Angela Lansbury, Cyd Charisse

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    How to Succeed in Business Wit... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Musical Comedy Movies

    Michele Lee, Rudy Vallée, Hy Averback

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