Musicals The Best Musicals On Netflix Instant  

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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, HerculesAnastasia, and Shrek the Musical.

So, take a peek at the best movie musicals on Netflix and let us know what makes you sing along.

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John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing Grease is a 1978 American musical romantic comedy-drama film directed by Randal Kleiser and produced by Paramount Pictures. It is based on Warren Casey and Jim Jacobs' 1971 musical of the same ...more

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Eddie Murphy, Ming-Na Wen, George Takei Mulan is a 1998 American animated musical action-comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation based on the Chinese legend of Hua Mulan. The 36th animated feature in the Walt ...more

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Sarah Silverman, Rosario Dawson, Idina Menzel Rent is a 2005 American musical drama film directed by Chris Columbus. It is an adaptation of the Broadway musical of the same name, in turn based on Giacomo Puccini's opera La bohème. ...more

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Sarah Brightman, Michael Crawford, Sierra Boggess The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall is a 2011 British film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's 1986 musical The Phantom of the Opera, which in turn was based on the French novel Le ...more

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The Nightmare Before Christmas is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Musicals On Netflix Instant
Paul Reubens, Catherine O'Hara, Danny Elfman Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas 3D is a 2006 3D version of the 1993 film of the same title directed by Henry Selick and written by Caroline Thompson.

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Dirty Dancing is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Musicals On Netflix Instant
Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach Dirty Dancing is a 1987 American romantic drama film. Written by Eleanor Bergstein and directed by Emile Ardolino, the film stars Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey in the lead roles, as well as ...more

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Sarah Jessica Parker, Kevin Bacon, John Lithgow Footloose is a 1984 American musical-drama directed by Herbert Ross. It tells the story of Ren McCormack, an upbeat Chicago teen who moves to a small town in which, as a result of the efforts of ...more

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Kirsten Dunst, Meg Ryan, Kelsey Grammer Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Anastasia is a 1997 American animated musical fantasy drama film produced by Fox Animation Studios and distributed by 20th Century Fox. Directed by former Disney animation directors Don Bluth ...more

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Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale High School Musical 2 is an American musical film directed by Kenny Ortega. High school student Troy Bolton (Zac Efron) stresses over getting a job, with the price of college expenses looming on ...more

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Danny DeVito, James Woods, Charlton Heston Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Hercules is a 1997 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 35th animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated ...more

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Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Zac Efron High School Musical is a 2006 American teen/children's romantic comedy musical television film and the first installment in the High School Musical trilogy. Upon its release on January 20, 2006, ...more

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Bridgit Mendler, Christopher McDonald, Tisha Campbell-Martin Lemonade Mouth is a 2011 musical drama film based on the book of the same name by Mark Peter Hughes. The film was directed by Patricia Riggen and written by April Blair, and stars Bridgit ...more

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Phil Collins, Dick Van Dyke, Benny Hill Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is a 1968 British musical film loosely based on Ian Fleming's novel Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang: The Magical Car. The film's script is by Roald Dahl and Ken Hughes and its ...more

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Demi Lovato, Joe Jonas, Nick Jonas Camp Rock is a 2008 Disney Channel Original Movie starring the Jonas Brothers and Demi Lovato. The music is written by Julie Brown, Paul Brown, Regina Hicks and Karen Gist. The film is directed ...more

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Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney White 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

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Jennifer Aniston, Danielle Macdonald, Odeya Rush Dumplin' 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 ...more

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Walt Disney, Corey Burton, Leopold Stokowski Fantasia is a 1940 American animated film produced by Walt Disney and released by Walt Disney Productions. With story direction by Joe Grant and Dick Huemer, and production supervision by Ben ...more

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Michelle Pfeiffer, Sid Caesar, Connie Stevens Grease 2 is a 1982 American musical film and sequel to Grease, which is based upon the musical of the same name by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey. Grease 2 was produced by Allan Carr and Robert ...more

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Steve Martin, Bette Midler, James Earl Jones Fantasia 2000 is a 1999 American animated anthology film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 38th film in the Walt Disney Animated Classics ...more

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Anna Kendrick, Don Dixon, Caitlin Van Zandt Camp is a 2003 independent musical film written and directed by Todd Graff, about an upstate New York performing arts summer camp. The film is based on Graff's own experiences at a similar camp ...more

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Alicia Silverstone, Kenneth Branagh, Emily Mortimer Love's Labour's Lost is a 2000 adaptation of the comic play of the same name by William Shakespeare, directed by and starring Kenneth Branagh. It was the first feature film to be made of this ...more

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Maia Mitchell, Ross Lynch, Barry Bostwick Teen Beach Movie is a Disney Channel Original Movie that premiered July 19, 2013 on Disney Channel, starring Ross Lynch and Maia Mitchell. The movie was filmed in Puerto Rico. The only Disney ...more

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Lovestruck: The Musical Jane Seymour, Sara Paxton, Chelsea Kane Lovestruck: The Musical is an American romance jukebox musical television film that premiered on April 21, 2013 on ABC Family. The film is directed by Sanaa Hamri and produced by Gaylyn Fraiche ...more

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Diahann Carroll, Harry Lennix, Robert Townsend The Five Heartbeats is a 1991 musical drama film directed by Robert Townsend, who co-wrote the script with Keenan Ivory Wayans. Distributed by 20th Century Fox, the film's main cast includes ...more

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Shake, Rattle & Rock!

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It's a Pleasure Sonja Henie, Marie McDonald, Cheryl Walker It's a Pleasure is a film directed by William A. Seiter released on March 3, 1945.

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kilova added Paris Hilton, Alexa Vega, Sarah Brightman Repo! The Genetic Opera is a 2008 American rock opera musical horror film directed by Darren Lynn Bousman. Based on the 2002 musical of the same name, which was written and composed by Darren ...more

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Zelda Rae Williams, Christian Stolte, David Darlow Were the World Mine is a 2008 romantic musical fantasy film directed by Tom Gustafson and written by Gustafson and Cory James Krueckeberg. Were the World Mine is a story of gay empowerment, ...more

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H.P. Mendoza, L.A. Renigen, Theresa Navarro Fruit Fly is a 2009 musical film with gay and Asian-American themes, directed by H.P. Mendoza, who wrote the screenplay for Colma The Musical. The film, made entirely in San Francisco, premiered ...more

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Fanny Brice, Gertrude Astor, Robert Armstrong Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Be Yourself is a romantic film directed by Thornton Freeland.

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nm2147526, Gulshan Grover, Urmila Matondkar Karzzzz 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

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Ledisi, Barbie-Q, Stephanie Moseley Leave It On the Floor is a 2011 musical film written by Glenn Gaylord and directed by Sheldon Larry.

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Shilpa Shetty, Ajay Devgan, Dia Mirza Cash is a 2007 Bollywood action thriller film directed by Anubhav Sinha. The film features an all-star ensemble cast including Ajay Devgn, Ritesh Deshmukh, Sunil Shetty, Zayed Khan, Shamita ...more

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Matt Stone, Trey Parker, Stan Brakhage Cannibal! The Musical is a 1993 American independent black comedy musical film directed, written, produced, co-scored by and starring Trey Parker while studying at the University of Colorado at ...more

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Bruce Jenner, Steve Guttenberg, Valerie Perrine Can't Stop the Music is a 1980 American musical comedy film directed by Nancy Walker. Written by Allan Carr and Bronté Woodard, the film is a pseudo-biography of disco's Village People ...more

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Dholi Taaro Dhol Waage Roma Manek, Ishwar Samikar, Nishat Pandya Dholi Taaro Dhol Waage is a 2008 drama film directed by Govindbhai Patel.

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Dil Dosti Etc.

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Break Ke Baad Deepika Padukone, Sharmila Tagore, Imran Khan Break Ke Baad is a 2010 Indian coming-of-age romantic comedy drama film directed by Danish Aslam and starring Deepika Padukone and Imran Khan in lead roles. Shahana Goswami and Yudhishtr Urs ...more

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Saurabh Shukla, Mahi Gill, Dipannita Sharma Khoya Khoya Chand, is a Bollywood film directed by Sudhir Mishra which released on 7 December 2007. The film stars Shiney Ahuja and Soha Ali Khan in the lead roles with Rajat Kapoor, Sushmita ...more