While by no means comprehensive, Netflix does have an interesting list of musicals that are currently streaming on the service. Here is every musical on Netflix, ranked from best to worst by Ranker users. The best musical movies on Netflix range from classics like White Christmas and Fantasia to the more contemporary hits Grease and High School Musical. Not to mention Broadway darlings Rent and The Phantom of the Opera at The Royal Albert Hall, and some truly unique entries like Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s Cannibal! The Musical—hmmm, I wonder what that's about?
Musicals give a special place to animated films which have included musical numbers for quite some time, creating a fascinating hybrid genre. Currently animated musicals on Netflix include Mulan, Hercules, Anastasia, and Shrek the Musical.
So, take a peek at the best movie musicals on Netflix and let us know what makes you sing along.
Directed by: Steve AntinBurlesque is a 2010 American backstage musical drama film directed by Steve Antin. A small-town girl ventures to Los Angeles and finds her place in a neo-burlesque club run by a former dancer. ...more
Directed by: Michael CurtizWhite Christmas is a 1954 American musical romantic comedy film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, and Vera-Ellen, loosely based on the 1942 film ...more
Directed by: Anne FletcherDumplin' is a 2018 American musical comedy film directed by Anne Fletcher, based on the young adult novel by Julie Murphy. Willowdean (Danielle Macdonald), the plus-size teenage daughter of a former ...more
Directed by: Rob MarshallMary Poppins Returns is a 2018 American musical fantasy film directed by Rob Marshall. In 1935, during the era of the Great Depression in the United Kingdom, the now grown-up Jane (Emily Mortimer) ...more
Directed by: Stephen DaldryBilly Elliot is a 2000 British dance drama film written by Lee Hall and directed by Stephen Daldry. Set in north-eastern England during the 1984-85 coal miners' strike, it stars Jamie Bell as ...more
Directed by: Rob LaDuca, Robert C. RamirezJoseph: King of Dreams is a 2000 American animated biblical musical family film and the only direct-to-video release from DreamWorks Animation. The film is an adaptation of the story of Joseph from ...more
Directed by: Eric Summer, Eric WarinBallerina (titled Leap! in the United States) is a 2016 English-language internationally co-produced 3D computer-animated musical adventure comedy film co-directed by Éric Summer and Éric Warin. It ...more
Directed by: Tinge KrishnanBeen So Long is a 2018 musical film directed by Tinge Krishnan based on the musical by Arthur Darvill and Ché Walker. Simone (Michaela Coel), a single mother, meets and falls in love with a handsome ...more
Directed by: Salim AkilSparkle is a 2012 American musical film directed by Salim Akil and produced by Stage 6 Films. It was released on August 17, 2012 by TriStar Pictures. Inspired by The Supremes, Sparkle is a remake of ...more
Directed by: Stéphane Berla, Mathias MalzieuJack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart is a 2013 French animated musical fantasy film based on the concept album by the French rock band Dionysos, and on the illustrated novel La Mécanique du cœur written ...more
Directed by: Julie TaymorAcross the Universe is a 2007 British-American jukebox musical romantic drama film directed by Julie Taymor. The music of The Beatles and the Vietnam War form the backdrop for the romance between an ...more
Directed by: Satish KaushikKarzzzz is a 2008 Bollywood film directed by Satish Kaushik. It stars Urmila Matondkar and Himesh Reshammiya . It is a remake of Karz and also inspired by The Reincarnation of Peter Proud.The ...more
Directed by: Neil TriffettEmo (the Musical) is a 2013 short film written and directed by Neil Triffett.
Directed by: Clint EastwoodJersey Boys is a 2014 American biographical musical drama film directed by Clint Eastwood based on the Tony Award-winning musical of the same name. The film tells the story of the musical group The ...more
Directed by: John CassavetesOpening Night is a 1977 American drama film written and directed by John Cassavetes, and starring Gena Rowlands, Ben Gazzara, Joan Blondell, Paul Stewart, Zohra Lampert, and Cassavetes. ...more