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The Most Rewatchable Movie Musicals

Updated July 13, 2020 6.5k votes 205 voters 3.3k views124 items

List RulesMusical movies that you've watched multiple times and continue to enjoy

Musicals are some of the best comfort movies and often we end up memorizing every song. This is a list of musical movies we keep watching, even when there are newer, more acclaimed, or overall better musicals to watch. Because it doesn't have to be good to be a rewatchable movie musical, you just have to love it.

These are the movies we own multiple copies of, so if they're not available on streaming, we can still get our fix. Some of the greatest musical movies, like Grease and Chicago, have obvious rewatch value. Or, they're classic movie musicals and watching West Side Story and The Wizard of Oz is as regular as breathing. But then there are movies like Rock of Ages that are just much-loved guilty pleasures.

It doesn't matter why you like rewatching movie musicals, only that you love to watch them again and again. What musicals do you think are the best to rewatch?

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  • 1
    Singin' in the Rain is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Rewatchable Movie Musicals
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    Singin' in the Rain

    Debbie Reynolds, Gene Kelly

    Released1952

    Directed byStanley Donen, Gene Kelly

    Singin' in the Rain is a 1952 American musical comedy film directed by Gene Kelly and Stanley... more on Wikipedia
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    The Little Mermaid is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Rewatchable Movie Musicals
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    The Little Mermaid

    Jodi Benson, Christopher Daniel Barnes

    Released1989

    Directed byRon Clements, John Musker

    The Little Mermaid is a 1989 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney... more on Wikipedia
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    The Nightmare Before Christmas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Rewatchable Movie Musicals
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    The Nightmare Before Christmas

    Paul Reubens, Catherine O'Hara

    Released1993

    Directed byHenry Selick

    Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas 3D is a 2006 3D version of the 1993 film of the... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Rewatchable Movie Musicals
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    The Lion King

    Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons

    Released1994

    Directed byRob Minkoff, Roger Allers

    The Lion King is a 1994 American animated musical epic film produced by Walt Disney Feature... more on Wikipedia
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    Snow White and the Seven Dwarf is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Rewatchable Movie Musicals
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    Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

    Billy Gilbert, Pinto Colvig

    Released1937

    Directed byWilfred Jackson, Larry Morey, Perce Pearce, Ben Sharpsteen, William Cottrell

    Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is a 1937 American animated musical fantasy film produced by... more on Wikipedia
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    Fiddler on the Roof is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Rewatchable Movie Musicals
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    Fiddler on the Roof

    Paul Michael Glaser, Chaim Topol

    Released1971

    Directed byNorman Jewison

    Fiddler on the Roof is a 1971 American musical comedy-drama film produced and directed by... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Little Shop of Horrors is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Rewatchable Movie Musicals
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    Little Shop of Horrors

    Bill Murray, Steve Martin

    Released1986

    Directed byFrank Oz

    Little Shop of Horrors is a 1986 American rock musical horror comedy film directed by Frank... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Mary Poppins is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Rewatchable Movie Musicals
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    Mary Poppins

    Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke

    Released1964

    Directed byRobert Stevenson

    Mary Poppins is a 1964 American musical fantasy film directed by Robert Stevenson and produced... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    The Prince of Egypt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Rewatchable Movie Musicals
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    The Prince of Egypt

    Sandra Bullock, Michelle Pfeiffer

    Released1998

    Directed byBrenda Chapman, Simon Wells, Steve Hickner

    The Prince of Egypt is a 1998 American animated epic musical biblical film and the first... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Seven Brides for Seven Brother is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Rewatchable Movie Musicals
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    Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

    Julie Newmar, Jane Powell

    Released1954

    Directed byStanley Donen

    Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, is a musical film, photographed in Ansco Color in the... more on Wikipedia
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    The Music Man is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Rewatchable Movie Musicals
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    The Music Man

    Ron Howard, Shirley Jones

    Released1962

    Directed byMorton DaCosta

    The Music Man is a 1962 musical film starring Robert Preston as Harold Hill and Shirley Jones... more on Wikipedia
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    Bye Bye Birdie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Rewatchable Movie Musicals
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    Bye Bye Birdie

    Ann-Margret, Dick Van Dyke

    Released1963

    Directed byGeorge Sidney

    Bye Bye Birdie is a 1963 musical comedy film from Columbia Pictures. It is a film adaptation... more on Wikipedia
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    The Wizard of Oz is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Rewatchable Movie Musicals
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    The Wizard of Oz

    Judy Garland, Margaret Hamilton

    Released1939

    Directed byMervyn LeRoy, Norman Taurog, King Vidor, George Cukor, Victor Fleming

    The Wizard of Oz is a 1939 American musical fantasy film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Gentlemen Prefer Blondes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Rewatchable Movie Musicals
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    Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

    Marilyn Monroe, Jane Russell

    Released1953

    Directed byHoward Hawks

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    Rocketman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Rewatchable Movie Musicals
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    Rocketman

    Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell

    Released2019

    Directed byDexter Fletcher

    Rocketman is a 2019 British-American biographical musical film directed by Dexter Fletcher.... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    My Fair Lady is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Rewatchable Movie Musicals
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    My Fair Lady

    Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison

    Released1964

    Directed byGeorge Cukor

    My Fair Lady is a 1964 American musical film adaptation of the Lerner and Loewe stage musical... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Funny Lady is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Rewatchable Movie Musicals
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    Funny Lady

    Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif

    Released1975

    Directed byHerbert Ross

    Funny Lady is a 1975 American biographical musical comedy-drama film directed by Herbert Ross... more on Wikipedia
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    Victor Victoria is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Rewatchable Movie Musicals
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    Victor Victoria

    Julie Andrews, James Garner

    Released1982

    Directed byBlake Edwards

    Victor Victoria is a 1982 film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and starring Julie Andrews,... more on Wikipedia
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    Cabaret is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Rewatchable Movie Musicals
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    Cabaret

    Liza Minnelli, Michael York

    Released1972

    Directed byBob Fosse

    Cabaret is a 1972 musical film directed by Bob Fosse and starring Liza Minnelli, Michael York... more on Wikipedia
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    The Best Little Whorehouse in  is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Rewatchable Movie Musicals
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    The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

    Dolly Parton, Burt Reynolds

    Released1982

    Directed byColin Higgins

    This film is a 1982 American musical comedy film co-written, produced and directed by Colin... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Dreamgirls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Rewatchable Movie Musicals
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    Dreamgirls

    Beyoncé Knowles, Eddie Murphy

    Released2006

    Directed byBill Condon

    Dreamgirls is a 2006 American musical drama film, directed by Bill Condon and jointly produced... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Grease is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Rewatchable Movie Musicals
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    Grease

    John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John

    Released1978

    Directed byRandal Kleiser

    Grease is a 1978 American musical romantic comedy-drama film directed by Randal Kleiser and... more on Wikipedia
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    Popeye is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Rewatchable Movie Musicals
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    Popeye

    Robin Williams, Shelley Duvall

    Released1980

    Directed byRobert Altman

    Popeye is a 1980 American musical comedy film, directed by Robert Altman and is a live-action... more on Wikipedia
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    The Great Muppet Caper is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Rewatchable Movie Musicals
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    The Great Muppet Caper

    John Cleese, Diana Rigg

    Released1981

    Directed byJim Henson

    The Great Muppet Caper is a 1981 mystery musical comedy film directed by Jim Henson. It is the... more on Wikipedia
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    Tommy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Rewatchable Movie Musicals
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    Tommy

    Tina Turner, Jack Nicholson

    Released1975

    Directed byKen Russell

    Tommy is a 1975 British musical fantasy film based upon The Who's 1969 rock opera album Tommy.... more on Wikipedia
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