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50 Best Musical Movies That Will Make You Hum the Melody!

50 Best Musical Movies That Will Make You Hum the Melody!
50 Best Musical Movies That Will Make You Hum the Melody!

Are you someone who gets excited when a tune or melody comes to your ear while watching any movie? Well, in that case, you might be one of those music enthusiasts who fit in the genre of Musicals.

The genre itself plays a huge part in the mode of entertainment and makes the movies more approachable to the audience; alongside triggering the emotions are sentiments shown on the visuals to make it more relatable to the audience.

It is the music behind the scene that makes the viewers laugh or cry in happiness or sorrow and makes it much more efficient for the world. 

The genre itself can be described as the collection of such films that share the same element in it as they all have pieces of songs or tunes sewed in the narrative from the initiation of the movie till where it ends. Well, if you are someone who seeks to know more about this genre or wants to explore some of the greatest movies that it has possessed. 

Or maybe you are already someone who is a great fan of this movie but want to get suggestions of more movies that you can give a try if you like this genre. Well, we got the perfect list for you to go through! This list includes everything a music fan could want, from classic musicals to melodious films.

These are the musicals that have influenced not only us but the entire world of pop culture. These are the musicals you can watch again and again. While we guarantee that these movies will make you want to sing, not every musical is upbeat and upbeat, so we’ve organized this list by subgenre to accommodate whatever sing-along mood you’re in.

So without further ado, let’s get our headphones on to explore the adventurous journey of the top 50 movies of all time that will take you to the best of musical experiences.

Top 50 Best Musical Movies Of All Time

Down Below is an evocative list of the 50 best movies that are definitely masterpieces making their name and songs heard loud and proud and are loved all over the world and are enlisted chronologically; read on to find out which films you will be bingeing next!

The Wizard of Oz (1939)

One of the earliest movies in the history of cinema that can easily be named as the pioneer in the entire genre of how movies are represented and emotions and sentiments of the audiences are triggered with the use of music in it.

This was probably the first iconic movie that consisted of an iconic melodious enrichment in it. This masterpiece called The Wizard of Oz was gifted to the world by an eminent filmmaker named  Victor Fleming. 

The Wizard of Oz (1939)

The Wizard of Oz (1939)

The most unique of this entire cinema was indeed in its plotline, as it was indeed an adaptation from the book called The Wonderful Wizard of Oz authored by  L. Frank Baum. The story initiates. When a tornado rips through Kansas, the protagonist of the story, Dorothy, and her dog called, Toto, are whisked away from their house to the magical land of Oz.

They travel to the Emerald City to meet the Wizard, where they encounter a Scarecrow in search of a brain, a Tin Man in search of a heart, and a Cowardly Lion in search of courage. 

As the movie further enrolls in order to enlist the help of the Wicked Witch of the West, the wizard requests that the group bring him her broom. This one-of-a-kind phenomenal classic has still being preserved by a platform called HBO Max to let the audience stream this masterpiece.

On the Town (1949)

Yet another movie that was indeed a gift to the world by  Gene Kelly and  Stanley Donen, who, with the aid of the iconic duo of music composers Leonard Bernstein and Roger Edens and created the dream tetra team to give the genre of musical movie that very important push towards its epidemicity. This Hollywood classic is one of the greatest original movies with enriched melodious value in it. 

On the Town (1949)

On the Town (1949)

Another very exciting part of this movie was its storyline, which follows three protagonists who are named Gabey, Chip, and Ozzie are three joyful sailors who have 24 hours of coast leave in New York City and plan to make the most of it. Gabey is smitten with an actress he sees through an advertisement, Ivy Smith, while Chip is smitten with cab driver Brunhilde and Ozzie is deeply moved by prim anthropologist Claire.

This movie has indeed a masterpiece of its own and hence been showered with love and support from its fan, making it one of the best musicals of all time. This movie called On the Town is still available to stream even today on digital platforms like Prime Video, Vudu, and Apple TV.

An American in Paris (1951)

One of the prominent films of all time that was also made at the very initial stage of the musicals in movies being a thing which is accepted and appreciated by the audience.

It was at that time that acclaimed filmmaker  Vincente Minnelli took the risk of making the comedy film An American in Paris and indulging it with some of the greatest tunes one will ever hear, and that risk paid him off quite well, making this movie of the greatest masterpiece of all time.

An American in Paris (1951)

An American in Paris (1951)

The movie itself takes us on the journey of an eminent character named Jerry Mulligan, who is referred to in this movie as an ex-GI from the United States who stays in post-war period Paris to become a portraitist and falls for the gamine charms of Lise Bouvier. Milo Roberts, a wealthy American heiress showing an interest in more than just art, is drawn to his paintings.

This movie had its pieces of music composed by the legend of all time named, George Gershwin and kept on being a people’s favorite. If you are interested in getting a taste of this masterpiece, watch this movie on the platforms like Vudu, ROW8, Prime Video, Redbox. or Apple TV.

Calamity Jane (1953)

Acclaimed filmmaker  David Butler took over the legacy of the genre of musical movies and gave the world a phenomenal one-of-a-kind cinema that marked its presence in the history of World cinema. Calamity Jane was one of the prominent musicals not only consisting of enriched melodies but also a technicolor mechanism which was rather rare at that time. 

Calamity Jane (1953)

Calamity Jane (1953)

Apart from being one of the most technologically advanced at that time, this movie also possessed a great plotline which actually took the audiences on the journey as Shotgunner catastrophe Jane falls when she is forced to save troops Lt. Danny Gilmartin from Native Americans in the distant Deadwood, Dakota region.

Calamity travels to Chicago to resurrect legendary singer Adelaide Adams but instead brings her maid Katie since she acknowledges the need for a “genuine” lady in the town. 

As the movie further evolves around, it can be witnessed that Calamity ignores Katie’s cheerful companion Wild Bill Hickok after Danny falls in love with her. If you are interested to know more about this movie, watch this on the platforms like Prime Video, Vudu, and Apple TV.

The Band Wagon (1953)

One of the eminent movies that were created by Vincente Minnelli created a buzz as one of the finest musical movies ever created and still is appreciated for the one-of-a-kind elements it has. This movie also bagged two academy awards and was nominated for 4 other categories and bagged quite a success, setting the bar of movies in this genre higher than ever before. 

The Band Wagon (1953)

The Band Wagon (1953)

The plotline of this story is undoubtedly unparallel to any other movies we generally see as it tells the story of Tony Hunter, who is referred to as a renowned movie star who is anxious about his career, but his friends Lester and Lily have created a Broadway vehicle to assist him in getting back on track. Tony is overjoyed until egoistic director Jeffrey Cordova steps in and molds ballerina Gaby Gerard as the lead.

Soon we can find Tony’s second chance to shine appears to be drifting away, but as the story unfolds, he may find out that he has gotten more than he bargained for. You must be interested to know what happens next in their lives! And if so, watch this masterpiece of a movie on Apple Tv, Amazon Prime, Vudu, Youtube, and other platforms. 

Singin’ in the Rain(1954)

One of the most prominent films of all time that took all of us behind the curtains and shared many certain secrets of the glamorous industry and hence has claimed its name at the top tier of any musical films ever produced.

It was created in such an era when the musical backgrounds of each and every such movie were highly enriched, and this movie was never an exception; hence has gathered huge showers of love and support from its fans. 

Singin’ in the Rain is frequently recognized as the greatest Hollywood musical ever made. It was a classic in no time. The story of the film is essentially an autobiographical of Hollywood in the early talkie era. The story revolves around a handsome, haughty, and passionate matinee idol from silent films and his lovely blonde co-star, who are obliged by studio executives to appear to be romantically involved with one another. 

Singin’ in the Rain(1954)

Singin’ in the Rain(1954)

The Dueling Cavalier, a silent romantic comedy, is pressured to be dropped in lieu of The Dancing Cavalier, their debut as a sound film, by R.F. Simpson, the studio’s head. As the story began to enroll itself, one of the biggest question marks came, which was called voice modulation, which is indeed one of the most integral parts of talkies.

Will they be able to produce their first sound film, or will it be a huge flop? I am sure you are curious about it as well, then don’t wait anymore; go and stream this movie on Amazon Prime, Apple Tv, Google Play, and Youtube by renting or purchasing.

Funny Face (1957)

Another very famous movie of all time has paved its way to the top tier of movies that was ever produced in Hollywood, and however, it has also gained a lot of attention by being a masterpiece representing the genre of musical cinemas.

Acclaimed director Stanley Donen can definitely be named the mastermind behind this immensely successful movie. The movie talks about the journey of two main characters, Dick Avery and Jo Stockton. 

Funny Face (1957)

Funny Face (1957)

Being assigned a project, fashion photographer Dick Avery from New York City is captivated by the magnificence of Jo Stockton, a reserved bookshop employee who he accidentally takes photos of but who he thinks has the potential to be a wonderful model.

He convinces Jo to accompany him to France, where he takes more photos of her in front of iconic Parisian backgrounds. Though obstacles stand in the way, their love grows with time. 

The movie featured some of the greatest personalities of all time which, include Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire. Moreover, it has a great musical side to it, and its tunes are crafted in people’s hearts alongside its great fashion-forward value of it. This legendary movie is available to stream on Paramount Plus, Vudu, Pluto Tv, Prime Video, and Apple TV. 

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West Side Story (1961)

Another eminent example of one of the iconic movies that gained its rank at the very top tier of being a great representation of the genre of musical movies. Hence it has also been blessed with a huge fanbase who enjoyed this movie from every nook and corner of the world and so have showered it with their love and support.

Belonging to the golden era of cinema and being directed by not one but two brilliant minds, namely Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins, the movie indeed created a buzz at that very tie and, till today, has its name engraved in the heart of the audience who like the classical genre of musicals. 

West Side Story (1961)

West Side Story (1961)

The major element of such an epidemic success has been the plotline of the story, which revolves around the very Shakespearean roots but is modernized enough to meet contemporary needs.

The story narrates two titular characters called  Romeo and Juliet, which; if you think they are from Capulet and Montague era, you must have mistaken as in this film, they are represented as two modern individuals connected to modern-day street gangs in New York. 

As the plot takes certain turns eventually, one might find two gangs engaged in a turf war on the seedy upper west side streets. One of the gang members falls in love with a rival’s sister, which complicates the situation. This movie also has a great musical enrichment which has been loved by people through all the years, and in order to get a taste of it, watch this movie on HBO Max, Hulu, and Apple Tv.

A Woman Is a Woman (1961)

One of the greatest filmmakers ever who has been directing masterpieces of movies in the golden eras, and he can be none other than Jean-Luc Godard, whom, unfortunately, we lost the very last year. However, in his many iconic movies, A Woman is a woman holds a very special place. This is because not only of the legendary screenplay and cinematographic representation but its iconic underlining tune as well. 

The film talks about a love triangle between the protagonist Anna Karina, Jean-Paul Belmondo, and Jean-Claude Brialy. Throughout the film, it conveyed a very interesting message but in the chicest way. 

A Woman Is a Woman (1961)

A Woman Is a Woman (1961)

It is a very polished romantic movie, and the underlining music that came up quite a number throughout many scenes is the melody called “Chanson D’Angelo which has empowered the scenes of Anna Karina and gave this movie a different edge and also has been an absolute people’s favorite. This legendary movie from the man himself is available on  Criterion Channel, Vudu, Apple TV, or Prime Video.

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)

One of the most iconic movies of all time that proved its name as an eminent musical is named The Umbrellas of Cherbourg. This one-of-a-kind movie was directed by Jacques Demy, who established this movie as a beautiful wartime romance that centers around the song. 

As the story revolves more fetishizing its brilliant hues and distinctive umbrellas as much as each fragile moment and musical note. Demy’s drama finds Genevieve, a soul-searching woman, falling for the steady Guy, only to have their love broken when Guy goes missing during the Algerian War. 

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)

After the birth of her child, Genevieve falls into a loveless marriage, only to reunite with him on a chilly night at a gas station in a devastating scene incorporating instant film history. Demy’s film is both joyful and sad, depicting life as a never-ending hymn in search of the next lyric. Watch this movie on the streaming platform called Mubi to know more about their story.

Mary Poppins (1964)

One of the most eminent movies that was released in 1964, however, has been in the hearts of all movie enthusiasts all around the world even today. This movie indeed became an iconic cinema in the genre of musical movies, utterly inspired by the series of books penned by P. L. Travers under the name of Mary Poppins and directed by an acclaimed filmmaker called Robert Stevenson.

Mary Poppins (1964)

Mary Poppins (1964)

The story of this entire cinema is quite unique, as when the children of the affluent and standoffish Banks family, Jane and Michael, are confronted with the prospect of a new nanny, the arrival of the mystical Mary Poppins astounds them.

By embarking on a series of fantastical adventures with Mary and her Cockney performer friend, Bert, the siblings attempt to pass on some of their nanny’s warm attitude to their enraptured parents.

The cinema has rather been a masterpiece of melodies which were composed by the Sherman Brothers. Alongside this, the story also takes interesting turns, which you might enjoy; consider watching this movie on the platforms like Disney+ Hotstar.

My Fair Lady (1964)

Another greatest example of a movie that made the genre of musical movies loud and proud, making it yet another masterpiece made under the surveillance of one of the greatest masterminds in the film named  George Cukor, who was utterly inspired by  George Bernard Shaw’s stage play called Pygmalion. 

In this well-known musical, pompous phonetics professor Henry Higgins who was brought to life by the phenomenal acting of Rex Harrison is so sure of himself that he chooses to convert a Cockney working-class girl into a cultured and much more civilized representative of the upper-crust of the society.

His subject is Eliza Doolittle, depicted by one of the finest divas ever seen in Hollywood, called Audrey Hepburn, who agrees to take speech lessons in order to improve her job prospects. 

My Fair Lady (1964)

My Fair Lady (1964)

As the story moves forward, we can see Higgins and Eliza clash before forming an unlikely bond that is threatened by an aristocratic suitor whose character was portrayed by Jeremy Brett. This movie is reputed for its iconic melodious values put into action with the effort of Frederick Loewe and is available to be streamed over platforms called Movieland Tv, Prime Video, Vudu, Apple TV, and many more.

The Sound of Music (1965)

With the genre of musical movies at the top of its own notch, it was the turn of Robert Wise to take charge and present the world with yet another masterpiece which he called The Sound of Music. The cinema is not only the best in musical melodies but also the absolute best in other areas like the cinematography or the plotline, as it is unique to any other movies released in the contemporary era.  

The Sound of Music (1965)

The Sound of Music (1965)

This movie is fairly based on the true story of the Von Trapp Family Singers, one of the most famous concert groups in the world prior to World War II. Julie Andrews plays Maria, a tomboyish celibate priest at an Austrian abbey who eventually becomes a governess in the home of a widowed naval captain with seven children and inculcates in the family a new love of life and music.

This movie is indeed an extravaganza of celebration of music yet in a mellow way. It is available to be streamed on certain online platforms around the world, including Disney Plus, ROW8, Prime Video, Vudu, Apple TV, or Redbox.

Oliver! (1968)

Broadway musicals found their way to the mainstream cinema quite accessible by the late 60s. However, this was significantly a major movie that gave this genre a Brit twist, as the movie called Oliver! He was given birth to one of the greatest filmmakers of all time named, Carol Reed.

As the name itself suggests, it is very evident that this has its foundation in the acclaimed novel called Oliver Twist, authored by the finest writer of all time named, Charles Dickens.

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This movie has a unique plot line that narrates the life story of Oliver Twist, who is referred to as a nine-year-old orphan, joins a gang of thefts and pickpockets led by the Artful Dodger and orchestrated by the felonious criminal named Fagin. 

As the story further evolves, it is evident when Oliver’s intended target, Mr. Brownlow, shows mercy and provides him with a home. Fagin’s henchman called, Bill Sikes plans to kidnap the boy to keep him quiet.

This cinema also excels in possessing enriching melodious values, which gives it a whole different level, which you must witness by watching on the platforms like MovielandTv, HBO Max, Prime Video, Vudu, Apple TV, etc.

Fiddler on the Roof (1971)

The acclaimed filmmaker called  Norman Jewison took on the phenomenal legacy of the genre of musical cinemas that were heavily practiced during those times and created a once-in-a-lifetime movie that world as his breakthrough in the industry and has been loved all around the world. The movie was able to grab nominations for the oscar and two golden globes for the unparallel melody it had. 

Fiddler on the Roof (1971)

Fiddler on the Roof (1971)

As per the plotline is concerned, this movie contains a uniqueness in it. This movie is an Oscar-nominated adaptation of the Broadway musical about Jewish life in a pre-revolutionary Russian village. In order to find suitable husbands for his five daughters, a poor milkman consults both the traditional matchmaker and God. As the story further revolves, he comes across several unwanted situations and deals with them gallantly.

This is one of the best American movies to represent the genre of musicals and make it glorious, making this movie a forever must-watch. If this genre fascinates you, consider watching this masterpiece on Pluto TV – It’s Free TV, Movieland, Spectrum TV, Watch TCM, Prime Video, Vudu, and Redbox, alongside many others. 

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

Yet another masterpiece that enriched the world with its great musical phenomenon and hence became one of the movies to sit on the top tier in the genre called musicals. It is no secret that Willy Wonka and the Chocolate factory have received great love and attention from viewers around the world, most of the people all around if asked to name a few musical movies, this will probably be the one they will not miss a mention.

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

The film was directed by Mel Stuart and featured Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka. It is based on Roald Dahl’s novel called Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, published in the year of 1964. This endemicity of this movie was possible due to the strong plotline it has.

The story takes us to the adventure of A pleasant boy from a low-income family who feels very strongly when he fantasizes about finding one of the five golden tickets tucked away inside chocolate bar wrappers in order to get into Willy Wonka’s mysterious and reclusive magical factory. 

Children who are obsessed with horror find the tickets one after the other, but will the guy find the last one and realize his dreams? If you are curious about knowing more about him, watch this movie on MovielandTv, Prime Video, Vudu, Redbox, and Apple TV.

Cabaret (1972)

One of the most prominent movies of all time that indeed made its presence loud and clear in the history of musical movies, making itself one of the best musicals ever produced. It has hence been watched all across the globe and has been showering a lot of love and support from the huge fan following that it built for itself.

The movie can be none other than Carabet, which was released in the year 1972 and became a masterpiece, setting the bar higher than ever before. 

Cabaret (1972)

Cabaret (1972)

This movie can be described as an American musical drama film directed by Bob Fosse. In Berlin in 1931, Sally Bowles, portrayed by Liza Minnelli, an American cabaret singer, meets British academic Brian Roberts played by Michael York, who is finishing his university studies.

The couple falls in love despite Brian’s reservations about his sexuality, but the arrival of the wealthy and decadent playboy Maximilian von Heune depicted by Helmut Griem, complicates matters for both of them. 

This love triangle is set against the rise of the Nazi party and the demise of the Weimar Republic. This movie portrays a very serious message through a light-hearted plotline and so it is definitely a must-watch, and you can stream this online on several platforms called Movieland Tv, HBO Max, Spectrum TV, Watch TCM, Prime Video, Redbox, Apple TV, and Vudu.

Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

Another iconic movie of all time proved to be one of the prominent one in the genre of musical movies. This cinema was indeed a masterpiece firmly created under the direction of an acclaimed director called Jim Sharman. Rocky Horror Picture Show name itself makes it clear that it is rather a horror comedy which was quite a unique concept at that time. 

Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

One of the elements that this movie has is its plotline itself, making it quite rare, and the cinema narrates life while stuck with a flat tire during a storm. Sweethearts Brad and Janet discover the haunting mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite scientist, in this cult classic.

As their innocence fades, Brad and Janet come across a house full of wild protagonists, along with a rocking biker and a creepy butler. 

As the movie further unfolds, Frank-N-Furter introduces his newest creation, a muscular guy called “Rocky,” through intricate dances and rock songs. This one-of-a-kind movie is definitely a must-watch. If musicals are your favorite genre, you will find this movie on Disney+.

Grease (1978) 

Eminent lyricists  Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey gave birth to the greatest musical of all time named Grease in 1971; however, it was Randal Kleiser who took the inspiration for it and hence made one of the most iconic movies of all time. The cinema was indeed a masterpiece of its own unique musicals; however, the plot of t was also rare. 

Grease (1978) 

Grease (1978)

Since the very initiation of this movie, the stories set out to take a severely interesting turn as it takes their audience on the journey of experiencing and exploring the friendships, romances, and adventures of a group of 1950s high school students. The aura of singing and dancing is welcomed by “Grease,” the most popular movie musical of all time. 

As the story further elopes, a serious question comes to the mind of the viewers, which defines if summer romance between a wholesome exchange student and a leather-clad Danny will it cross clique lines. Find the answers to this question all by yourself by watching Grease on Paramount Plus, Netflix, The Roku Channel, Prime Video, Redbox, Vudu, and Apple TV.

All That Jazz (1979)

The legendary film from the legend himself is yet another example of the precision of work done by the man Bob Fosse himself. In 1979, shortly after his major success, he gifted the world another movie of musical royalty by the name All That Jaz; however, this time, the storyline was way special to him, which made it quite unique.

Along with this, obviously, the great tunes were intertwined, which still remains in the heart of everyone who has once seen the film.

This movie was indeed another very successful one and the one that everyone would remember. Fosse was utterly aided by Robert Alan Aurthur in structuring out the screenplay, which had never been seen before. The movie has been described as a semi-autobiographical fantasy based on aspects of Bob Fosse’s life and the journey he traveled in his career as a dancer, choreographer, and director.

All That Jazz (1979)

All That Jazz (1979)

When choreographer and director Joe Gideon, who was brought into life by Roy Scheider, isn’t busy planning his upcoming stage musical or working on his Hollywood film, he’s popping pills and sleeping with a seemingly never-ending stream of women.

Physical and mental exhaustion begin to take their toll on the ragged perfectionist. Soon, he’ll have to decide whether his never-ending work schedule and hedonistic lifestyle are worth putting his life in danger. This movie is available to stream on Tubi, do consider watching it if you like the genre of musical drama.

Purple Rain (1984)

Prince Roger Nelson, who later gained huge popularity and a fanbase with the masterpieces of melodies that her produced as a musician, however, he debuted with one f a kind movie that made its name loud and proud in the top tier of the genre of musical movies under the name of Purple Rain. This unique movie has been one of the fan’s favorites one made under the umbrella of the eminent filmmaker named Albert Magnoli

Purple Rain (1984)

Purple Rain (1984)

The plotline of this movie is the fundamental factor that differentiates this movie from any other one we generally see, as this takes us to the journey of The Kid, who was portrayed by Prince, who was referred to as a survivor of his own anger and frustration, is a budding Minneapolis musician with his band, the Revolution, trying to escape a turbulent home life through music.

The Kid navigates the club scene and a tumultuous relationship with Apollonia, a captivating singer, while attempting to avoid committing the same blunders as his recalcitrant father.

However, as the story enrolls further, a whole different dynamic comes onto the scene as another musician, Morris, who was portrayed by the very talented Morris Day, tries to seize the Kid’s spotlight and his girl. Are you curious to know what happens next? No more spoilers, then! Go and watch this movie on ROW8, Vudu, Prime Video, Apple Tv, etc.

Beauty and the Beast (1991)

Another evergreen fantasy story that has been one of the favorite go-to’s for any kid, as it has the perfect amount of magic, music, and romance in it. But in 1991, it was the production house with which we are very familiar, under the name of Disney, gifted the world its 30th full-length cinema depicting the story of Beauty and the Beast 1991 but in an animated way. 

Beauty and the Beast (1991)

Beauty and the Beast (1991)

The movie did consist of a great plot. However, it has been represented in a very new way for the very first time. However, it has also been a top-tiered movie for its phenomenal collection of melodies in it.

The movie takes us on the magical journey of An arrogant young prince named Adam, played by Robby Benson, and the servants of his castle fall victim to a wicked enchantress’ spell, which transforms him into the hideous Beast until he learns to love and be loved in return. 

After the Beast imprisons her father, Maurice, Belle portrayed by the very talented Paige O’Hara as the female lead, a feisty, headstrong rural girl, enters the Beast’s castle. With the help of his awe-inspiring servants, including the matronly Mrs. Potts, Belle begins to sketch the cold-hearted Beast out of his isolation. This movie is available to watch online on Disney +.

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)

One of the prominent and popular franchises which have been entertaining audiences all around the globe with its highly appreciable content but in an animated way and have won over the hearts of people beyond their age limits. And it was when they took over the genre of musical movies and gifted the world with the masterpiece called The Hunchback of Notre Dame. 

The unique element of this movie includes its highly melodious elements alongside the storyline that takes us to the adventure of a hideously deformed Quasimodo, depicted by Tom Hulce, the bell-ringer of Notre Dame Cathedral, who is locked up in a tower. Only gargoyles can appease Quasimodo’s need for human interaction, which leads to a chance meeting with the seductive Gypsy Esmeralda, portrayed by Demi Moore. 

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)

When the beautiful young woman attracts the attention of Quasimodo’s guardian, the cruel Frollo, Quasimodo feels compelled to help keep her safe. In order to know more about their journey, watch this cinema on platforms called Prime Video, Vudu, Apple Tv, etc. 

Hercules (1997)

The genre of musical movies has also been largely covered by a huge number of animated movies which have proved themselves to be one of the best ways to entertain audiences of all ages. The movie called Hercules is also not an exception as it is Disney’s animated masterpiece of musicals.

Hercules (1997)

Hercules (1997)

The plotline of this movie is indeed very interesting and unique in its own way as the very trusted animated franchise Disney seeks to address the age-old Greek mythology.

Hades, depicted by James Woods, abducts Hercules, voiced by Tate Donovan as a child and compels him to live among mortals as a half-man, half-god. Hercules, now a teen, must accomplish a rite of passage on Earth before he can continue living with the gods on Mount Olympus. 

Hercules must discover how to use his resilience to subdue a series of evil creatures with the help of his valiant satyr sidekick, Philoctetes, portrayed by the very talented Danny DeVito. This is definitely a must-watch movie for anyone who likes great melodious movies as well as a great animated movie, and you might also watch this movie on Disney+ Hotstar.

Dancer in the Dark (2000)

Another very eminent movie that excelled being a musical and can make your soul start to dance is indeed the one called “Dancer in the Dark,” which is referred to as a terrifying experience brought to life by Björk, who rightly won Best Actress at Cannes for traveling through hell with von Trier and also through von Trier’s hell and emerging unscathed.

As the movie revolves, one might witness Selma Jeková as an erupting tap of emotion as she escapes her lot in life as a Czech immigrant put through most of the horrible ordeal in 1960s America through song and dance.

Dancer in the Dark (2000)

Dancer in the Dark (2000)

The musical segments serve as an exciting counterpoint and tend to result in some of the director’s most vivid representations of expressionism and forward-thinking filmmaking. Moreover, the dancing number and its choreography have been iconic even today. This series is unfortunately not available on any renowned online streaming platforms. However, this movie sometimes airs through television broadcasts. 

Moulin Rouge! (2001) 

One of the modern take on the genre of movies highly enriched with musicals that made its comeback in the early 2000s after the epideictic of in during the 60s. And the acclaimed filmmakers who made this change quite evitable include Baz Luhrmann, who created one of the greatest musicals of all time and named it Moulin Rouge. 

Moulin Rouge! (2001) 

Moulin Rouge! (2001)

Aside from its great musical value, this movie also proves it to be one of a kind and quite different from the cinemas of the mainstream, mainly because of the dramatic plot it consists of.

This film takes us on the journey of A young Englishman living his life in the contemporary era of 18999 who happens to find love in the city of love, Paris, with Satine, a singer there at Moulin Rouge. The manager, on the other hand, has vowed her to a Duke in a swap for helping to fund his next production. 

Satine’s wedding day approaches as the young lovers meet in secret, but she retains a fatal secret from both Christian as well as the Duke. Will they ever get to know it, and how will they probably react to it? I guess it made you captivated as well; if you are curious to know more, watch this movie on Hulu.

Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)

The musicals made a comeback to the mainstream, making it yet again one of the most popularly practiced and enjoyed genres of film or drama. However, in coping with the contemporary era, certain modernizations were found in the execution of it. A very prominent example of such a movie includes Hedwig and the Angry Inch, which was released under the great surveillance of a filmmaker called John Mitchell. 

Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)

Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)

Apart from being a great musically enriched movie, this film was indeed a masterpiece also for its unparallel plotline that narrates the life story of a German immigrant who lives in a trailer in a place called Kansas and seems to be the victim of a sex exchange gone awry. The narrative of Hedwig, the “globally ignored” rock singer.

As the story initiates to enroll, her character becomes more comfortable with the audience, and her striving for stardom, fame and love is told in “Hedwig and the Angry Inch,” an adaptation of the critically lauded off-Broadway rock theatre hit. To know more about her journey, watch this movie on Prime Video, Vudu, and Apple Tv.

8 Mile (2002)

One of the most eminent musical moves that proved itself to be a masterpiece was created by the acclaimed director called Curtis Hanson, who gave this entire genre a new meaning, and a new way was initiated with this movie. Rather than being a traditional melodious musical, it was the story of the modern rise of rap and hip-hop enlightenment.

8 Mile (2002)

8 Mile (2002)

The plot of this movie is way different from any other contemporary cinemas that were created around that time, as it was the adventure of a young musician. Detroit residents acknowledged 8 Miles as the limit of the city, a border, and a boundary.

It also serves as a psychological barrier between Jimmy Smith Jr., depicted by the rap god of the modern pop industry named Eminem, and the places or someone that he aspires to be.

As the movie further enrolls, it represents a thought-provoking fictional investigation of Jimmy’s pivotal week. It’s definitely one of the best movies in the genre of modern musical movies, which you can stream online around the world on the platforms like Prime Video, Vudu, Apple Tv and etc.

Once (2006) 

Another very famous movie that made its way glorious toward one of the most beautiful musical movies of all time without any doubt. This movie has been not only a romantic masterpiece ever produced in Ireland but also one of the best Movies ever directed by an eminent filmmaker called John Carney

This cinema has a great moral value hidden within the plotline that follows life in the city of Dublin. The story of the entire movie is carried away by one of the finest actors called Glen Hansard, who portrays a vacuum repairman who moonlights as a street musician in the dreams of making it big. One day, he is approached by a Czech immigrant, played by Marketa Irglova, who claims to be a promising singer-songwriter as well. 

Once (2006)

Once (2006)

The couple begins to collaborate, and the music they create reflects their developing love. And hence gave birth to one the most iconic romantic movies of all time with highly developed musical aesthetics, which differentiated it from any and every other movie that we see. This cinema is truly worth watching, and you might find it on the platform of  Prime Video, Vudu, Redbox, as well as Apple TV.

Enchanted (2007)

Another movie that took the entire genre of Musical movies to a whole different level and actually one of the pioneers who made people rethink the entire cinematic values is definitely Enchanted. This cinema is definitely one of the most prominent of all time.

One of the most iconic things it carried was the way the dialogues were designed to all rhyme in the way of a musical itself. This rhythmic touch was rather encouraged by the well-fitted plot that talks about the world of fantasies and its own struggles.

In the fairy-tale land of Andalasia, pretty young Giselle frolics with her woodland pals and falls in love with the handsome Prince Edward, but when Giselle shows up at the palace to tie the knot with her Prince Charming, his wicked stepmother sends the princess-to-be to a place where there are “no happy ever afters”: New York City. 

Enchanted (2007)

Enchanted (2007)

However, through her dark, gloomy days, the sun finally rises to enlighten her when she comes across Robert, who is rather defined to be a bitter divorce lawyer, who steps in to help her, but will Giselle ever navigate her way back to her true love? The answer to this question can only be achieved if you navigate through the movie while watching it on Disney Plus, ROW8, Prime Video, Vudu, and other places.

Mamma Mia! (2008)

One of the most acclaimed filmmakers named, Phyllida Lloyd took the risk of taking her own original book named, Mamma Mia! She published it in 1999 and gave it an audio-visual representation hence giving birth to one of the best musical movies of all time. The movie indeed had one of the most enriched melodies of all time, making this movie celebrated all around the globe. 

Mamma Mia! (2008)

Mamma Mia! (2008)

The movie indeed had great backbones, but one of the unique elements it consisted of includes a great plotline that takes us to the journey of the titular character named Donna, who was a self-employed hotel owner on the Greek islands, helping two old friends plan her daughter’s wedding. Meanwhile, Sophie, the lively bride, has devised a plan. 

As the story further enrolls itself, we might find Donna in a tricky position in her life as she secretively decides to invite three men from her mother’s past in the hopes of meeting her biological father and having him walk her down the aisle on her wedding day. Are you excited to know more about what happens next? Then find this movie to watch online on the platforms like  Hulu, Prime Video, Vudu, Redbox, and Apple TV.

The Muppets (2011)

The Musical genre of cinema took turns into animated cinema for quite a long time. However, one of the unique movies of all time that made its reappearance as yet another masterpiece in musicals is the Muppets, which was released in the year 2011 and indeed gained a huge fanbase throughout the entire globe. 

The unique musical representation in it helped it to gain a huge fan following. The plot of this movie has been the most appreciated part of it, which depicts the character of Kermit the Frog aspires to pursue a career in movies and sets off on a cross-country adventure from Florida to California.

Along the way, he meets and befriends characters like Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, and rockers Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem. 

The Muppets (2011)

The Muppets (2011)

As the movie further revolves, Kermit rejects Doc Hopper’s offer to hire him to market the restaurant’s fried frog legs. In contrast, Hopper is persistent and pursues Kermit and his buddies until a dramatic climax with a major confrontational scene. The platform called Disney+ allows the audience to watch this movie by subscribing to it.

Pitch Perfect (2012)

Another quite recent and very popular movie that enlightened the genre of musical movies but in a very modernized way. Moreover, the representation of the contemporary world was rather well put up in this movie. The unique thing about this movie is also the plot of it alongside the great melodious masterpiece that it is. 

 The plot rotates Beca, who was brought to life by one of the finest artists named Anna Kendrick, who was referred to as a college student, she understands she doesn’t want to be part of a clique, but that’s exactly what she finds herself in when she starts at her new school.

Beca finds herself in a group of vicious girls, attractive girls, and plain insane girls, with the only thing they have in common being how beautifully they sing together. 

Pitch Perfect (2012)

Pitch Perfect (2012)

As the story evolves further in a fight to the top of collegiate music competitions, she leads the women of the orchestra out of their comfort zone of traditional arrangements and into a realm of astounding harmonic combinations. Platforms like ROW8, Prime Video, Vudu, Redbox. or Apple TV let you stream this one-of-the-kind movie called Pitch Perfect.

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

One of the most eminent American movies that changed the whole perception about what and how musical movies have always been represented throughout the years, moreover this specific movie has made it loud and proud that melodious drama can be an essence of a very dark, real and serious narration as well.

The movie, indeed, was a masterpiece adored by audiences around the world because of the great work done by the directors Joel and Ethan Coen.

One of the unique parts of this movie is in its storyline itself, and it talks of the character named Llewyn Davis, who is defined as a folk musician in 1961 New York City at a crossroads. He pushes through apparently insurmountable obstacles with his guitar in an attempt to establish himself as a musician, but success has eluded him thus far. 

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

Llewyn embarks on an expedition that will take him from the Greenwich Village slums to a club in Chicago, where he expects to meet a music magnate who will give him a big break he so desperately desires.

The titular character of Llewyn was depicted by one of the finest actors of all time named, Oscar Issac, Justin Timberlake, and their one-of-a-kind work in this movie is available to stream on  Paramount Plus, Spectrum TV, Prime Video, Vudu, Apple TV, and etc.

The Book Of Life (2014)

The movies of the musical genre found their absolute best in their animation in the modern days, which was probably one of the best 3D computer-rendered movies of all time, which was made under the surveillance of a famous filmmaker named Jorge R. Gutierrez. Hence this movie has become one of the most loved one in recent days. 

The Book Of Life (2014)

The Book Of Life (2014)

One of the major roles behind such a success of the movie was definitely behind its fundamentals which include its plotline. The movie follows three titular characters named Manolo, Maria, and Joaquin, who have already known each other since they were children in the Mexican city of San Angel.

Despite their divergent paths, Manolo and Joaquin both want to tie the knot with Maria, notwithstanding the fact that Maria has been sent to Europe. Joaquin enlisted in the military, but also Manolo did a study to become a bullfighter. 

The trio is unaware that battling husband-and-wife divinities have staked their lives on the eventual result of the love triangle. Watch this cinema on platforms called  HBO Max, Spectrum TV, Prime Video, Vudu, and Apple TV to know more about their lives. 

Into The Woods (2014)

There is a very rare number of people who don’t like fairytales, and every child has grown up hearing the stories of cinderella, Rapunzel, or Snow White.

Well, seldom have any thought about how the story would be if it is approached in a non-traditional way; well, the answer to the quarry was definitely fulfilled by the eminent filmmaker named Rob Marshall, who in 2014 gave birth to the masterpiece of a movie called Into The Woods

However, the icing on the cake was the use of great musical qualities, making it one of the earliest films under the umbrella of the modern musical genre. All the dialogues were pretty unique and rhymed in the form of little pieces of melody.

The plot of this movie, however, had great significance in it, as it narrates the life of A baker and his wife who are still infertile because of a witch’s curse cast by a once-beautiful witch. The movie featured some of the finest actors, including Emily Blunt, James Corden, Chris Pine, Johnny Depp, and many more. 

Into The Woods (2014)

Into The Woods (2014)

They walk into the woods in search of the four items, namely a blood-red cape, a gold slipper, and a milk-white cow, that would lift the witch’s curse and make her beautiful three days before the blue moon rises.

They come across figures on quests to achieve their objectives along the way, including Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, Jack, and others. This movie is definitely worth watching, and if you like the genre of musicals, watch this movie on the platforms like Disney Plus, Apple TV, Prime Video, Vudu, or Redbox.

La La Land (2016)

The breakthrough in the history of the genre called musical cinema came with the Academy Award-winning movie called La La Land, which set the definition of modern musicals and set the world to witness the modernization of it. The most interesting fact about this Oscar-winning drama lies in its plot, going through which one might discover it to be situated in the contemporary LA-based society. 

La La Land (2016)

La La Land (2016)

The movie takes us through the life of the protagonists, an ambitious actress named Mia and a traditional jazz pianist called Sebastian, who are brought together by their shared desire to pursue their passions. It was created as a “contemporary musical” by filmmaker Damien Chazelle.

However, as their popularity grows, they are forced to make choices that threaten to tear the delicate fabric of their relationship apart and the aspirations they have worked so hard to sustain for one another.

The musical side of this movie has been a phenomenon and has received a lot of attention around the world. However, another major reason behind the success of this cinema is the cast list which possesses some of the greatest stars in Hollywood, including Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. This film is available to stream online on the platform called Disney+ globally.

The Greatest Showman (2017)

Even though the genre of musical film was very retro-oriented, as we can see that there were a huge number of such movies that were created back then, however, the genre made its grand entry of becoming people’s favorite, holding the hands of the very renowned film called The Greatest Snowman. 

The movie The Greatest Showman is said to be very much based on certain true events as it tells the journey of life of entertainer P.T. Barnum, who is portrayed by Hugh Jackman, as he conned his way to the pinnacle of touring circus success.

A dramatist, a singer, two acrobat siblings, a dwarf, and a bearded lady. One of the best features of this movie is indeed its cast list as some of the most shining stars of modern times got featured in it, which includes Zendaya, Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, and Michelle Williams, whom we all witness to enrich the movie with their melodious voices as well. 

The Greatest Showman (2017)

The Greatest Showman (2017)

The director Michael Gracey can be named as the mastermind behind this modern masterpiece of music as his very first debut film and is indeed a wirehouse of some of the greatest tunes that have been ever produced, which includes fan-favorites like This Is Me and Rewrite the Stars. This movie is available to be streamed on the platform called Disney+.

Star Is Born (2018)

Another unparallel movie that proves itself to be one of the best modern cinemas in the genre of Musical movies. Yet another example of taking this genre to a new level is by making it much more biographical. This movie called Star Is Born is definitely a masterpiece and has a great cast list containing some of the greatest faces and voices of all time, including Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper

 Star Is Born (2018)

Star Is Born (2018)

Another very interesting element is in the fundamentals of this movie, which is its plot that talks about the character called Jackson Maine, who was defined as a successful musician who meets and finds his love interest love towards a young girl called Ally, a struggling artist. She was about to give up on her dream of becoming a famous singer when Jackson convinced her to reconsider.

 Even as Ally’s career soars, their personal relationship is fraying as Jackson struggles with his own demons. How will their journey be? I bet you are excited to know about it as well! Then go and check this movie out on Prime Video alongside Vudu, Redbox, and Apple TV.

The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs (2018)

One of the best masterpieces gifted to the world by the eminent filmmakers Coen Brothers gave the entire genre of musical movies a whole new era, as this time, it narrates a periodic socio-political story and made history about itself. The movie includes some of the best rhythms of modern times. 

The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs (2018)

The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs (2018)

The unique part of this movie includes its plot, which tells us the clear description of a chronological anthology of six short films laid in post-Civil War America, even during the nineteenth-century settlement of the Old West. Another unique element is the places it was shot, which includes six vignettes set on the American frontier with great historical importance. 

The cinema is rather featured some of the finest actors, including Tim Blake Nelson, Tyne Daly, James Franco, Bill Heck, Grainger Hines, Liam Neeson, Jonjo O’Neill, Saul Rubinek, and Tom Waits, and has been a total fan favorite. This movie is exclusively available on Netflix.

Mary Poppins Returns (2018)

One of the eminent and most loved characters of any musical enthusiast all around the globe since 1964 when the genre of musical movies initiated to see its sun rise.

However, in 2018 the character made its way back, but in a bigger and better way; it was a much more modern representation of Mary Poppins and the ups and downs of her life shown to an absolute ‘T’ done under the surveillance of prominent director  Rob Marshall.

Mary Poppins Returns (2018)

Mary Poppins Returns (2018)

The plotline of this movie is indeed an absolute fan favorite as it has been an excellent adaptation of the phenomenal series of books called  Mary Poppins, which was penned by prominent author P. L. Travers.

However, the new movie made a few innovations in its own way, making it unique as it inaugurates its journey. Just after a personal loss, the ambiguous Mary Poppins pays a visit to a grown-up Jane and Michael Banks, as well as Mike’s three children, in her time of severe depression and anxiety while being in London. 

As the story enrolls further, the sun tends to shine brighter as she uses her unique supernatural powers and the aid of her friend, Jack, to help them rediscover herself as well as the joy and excitement that has been missing in their lives. To explore more of their lives, give this movie a try, and watch it online on Disney Plus, Prime Video, Vudu, etc.

Blinded by the Light (2019)

Another very eminent movie of all time that found its way to people’s hearts by being one of the most generous musical films of modern times. The movie lets its viewer experience the fantasy of a repressed British Pakistani youngster in 1987. Luton erupts when he learns about an indifferent American poet by the name of Bruce Springsteen in this astonishing and almost fully pure early 2000s tale.

The book that served as the inspiration for this fable-like movie was written by Sarfraz Manzoor, an admirer of Bruce as well as a Pakistani-born author who was reared in England. Chadha had the opportunity to contribute her own take on amicable intercultural friction to the picture.

Blinded by the Light (2019)

Blinded by the Light (2019)

It has the earnestness of a Bollywood musical, celebrates the prevalent preconceptions about immigration in a less diverse world, and instills a sense of hope in its paper-thin but endearing characters that are as unusual in Thatcher’s England. The movie does carry a huge sense of tune intertwined in between the scenes, which gives this movie a whole different flavor. The platform called Hulu lets you stream this series.

Rocketman (2019) 

The Musicals, especially during its modern era, have been seen to take the biographical note and bring an own unique grace of their own. The very popular recent movie called Rocketman is not an exception of it as it is said to be based on the life and career led by the great British musician named  Elton John which is perfectly directed by Dexter Fletcher, who is helped by the famous author and screenwriter by Lee Hall.

Rocketman (2019) 

Rocketman (2019)

The story takes us to the grass level from where John, played by Taron Egerton, who we see today, has emerged to be the best of the bests. As the movie goes on, one might find Young Reginald Dwight adopts the stage name Elton John and collaborates with vocalist and lyricist named  Bernie Taupin to emerge as one of pop music’s finest and iconic figures.

 It’s the epic orchestral biography of Elton John, set to his most beloved songs, about his breakthrough years in the 1970s and his imaginative journey from shy piano prodigy to global recognition. You might get a taste of his journey by watching this film on  Prime Video, Redbox., ROW8, Vudu, and Apple TV.

Hamilton (2020)

Another iconic creation of the prominent filmmaker named Thomas Kail took the risk of bringing back the old tradition of historical biographical storytelling in the form of movies made with high enrichment of melodies enough that it can easily be considered as one of the best musical movies in recent days. 

Hamilton (2020)

Hamilton (2020)

The movie does have an inspirational background as it is indeed a biopic of a prominent American statesman named  Alexander Hamilton and found its inspiration in the pages of the autobiographical book written by Ron Chernow.

The titular figure of this movie is indeed Alexander Hamilton, First Secretary of Treasury; an award-winning Broadway production blending hip-hop, jazz, R&B, and Broadway styles and was filmed at New York’s Richard Rogers Theater.

This movie has been an absolute fan favorite and also bagged a number of awards, including Golden Globes and Emmy Awards. This movie is actually a must-watch if you like the genre, and you can now explore more about it on Disney+ Hotstar.

Cyrano (2021)

An eminent English filmmaker named  Joe Wright took the genre of musical movies to a whole new level, making sure that this becomes one of the most prominent films that portray this genre at its best. Hence, the film called Cyrano was ethically adapted from the play called  Cyrano de Bergerac, which was created by Edmond Rostand and has become an absolute fan favorite. 

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The film has quite some iconic elements, which include a very rare plotline that takes the audiences on a journey that was initiated when everyone is astounded by Cyrano de Bergerac’s intimidating lyricism and brilliant swordsmanship.

However, he is convinced that his physical appearance dissuades him from adoration of the luminous Roxanne, a truly dedicated friend who is in adoration with somebody else.

This film was initially screened at the 48th Telluride Film Festival; however, later in 2022, it was screened around the world, making it one of the most celebrated movies of modern musicals. It also bagged several awards and nominations at the Oscars and Golden Globe. This movie is available to stream online on platforms called Spectrum TV, Prime Video, EPIX, MGM+, ROW8, Apple TV, etc.

Cinderella (2021)

Any kid growing up with a soft corner for fantasy stories does know the name of the character called Cinderella, how she was tortured by her stepmother and wicked sister, and the dramatic night that changed her life and made her the prince’s wife. Well, however, the 2021 version will make you rethink the entire story as it has made it way more advanced, liberated minded, suitable for today’s world. 

Cinderella (2021)

Cinderella (2021)

This movie portrays Cinderella through the face and voice of famous pop singer Camilla Cabello, who actually gives this story a very modern touch as she is an orphan, dreams of being a very successful dress designer, conducting her own independent business, and establishing her own identity.

She was also seen to be supported by her love interest Prince Roberts. Moreover, the representation of the fairy godmother in rather a masculine face calling him FabG, celebrating the lgbtq+ community, has made this movie one of a kind.

Another greatest element of this cinema includes its masterly placed melody as it initiates and ends with pieces of songs. The movie is definitely a great example of modern musicals, which is available to watch on Amazon Prime Video.

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie (2021)

One of the most recent movies that gained a lot of attention not only because of its modernized way of interpreting the genre of musical cinema but also its queer approach under the umbrella of Disney, which has been a rare topic used in any musical, however, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie takes the audience in the journey to the glitz and glamour of drag.

Hence the movie has been an absolute fan favorite. This movie’s plotline f this movie s what made it unique from any other musicals that this society has been seeing since the early days of cinema. 

Everybody's Talking About Jamie (2021)

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie (2021)

The movie takes us on the adventure of the protagonist named Jamie New, who is referred to as a 16-year-old boy from England who is rather treated as an outsider as he does not quite fit in the stereotypical norms of being a teenager.

He carries a very uniqueness within himself as he doesn’t want to pursue a traditional career; he aspires to be a drag queen. Jamie doesn’t know what the future holds for him, but he is certain of one thing he will become famous. 

With the support of his wonderful friends and loving mother, Jamie emerges from the darkness and into the light, overcoming bullying and discrimination. The musical arrangement of this movie has been one of a kind, making it indeed a very interesting one and in order to get its unique flavor by yourself, watch it online on Amazon Prime Video.

RRR (2022)

India has also put its A game in the field along with all the finest players from the West and hence has become one of the proudest industries ever to produce a dramatic, action-packed movie originally made in the Telegu language. The exceptional direction from S. S. Rajamouli, with the aid of an acclaimed personality named M.M. Keeravani, who composed the musicals, made this movie a true masterpiece. 

RRR (2022)

RRR (2022)

The plot of this cinema, called RRR, however, talks about the patriot notes by telling the story of A valiant rebel and a British officer who have a strong bond and decide to join forces and forge a new path of freedom against dictatorial rulers.

The movie also tells us the story of friendship as it takes us to the fictional voyage of two well-known rebels, Gond tribal chieftain Komaram Bheem portrayed by an eminent actor called NT Rama Rao Jr., and freedom activist Alluri Sitarama Raju depicted by famous Indian actor named Ram Charan.

Recently this movie got into the global headlines as it became the first Indian movie to possess a song called  Naato Naato bagged the Golden Globe Award and hence has created history. This one-of-a-kind movie is definitely a must-watch, and you will find it on Netflix.

Sneakerella (2022) 

One of the most recent movies that came to the headlines last year for becoming one of the most efficient movies in the genre of musical mainstream cinema. Eminent director Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum took a modern spin on the age-old story of Cinderella but gave it a whole new meaning. Hence, this musical masterpiece is actually a delight to the eyes. However, it has been quite an underrated one. 

Sneakerella (2022)

Sneakerella (2022)

The story of it, however, has its roots deep in the tale of Cinderella. However, it has a whole new edge with a male protagonist. It talks about its own new protagonist named El, who is referred to as a Royals ambitious young sneaker designer who continues to work in his late mother’s shoe store.

As the story further continues, we can find him hiding his artistic talent from his stepdad and two mean stepbrothers, who continuously stymie any opportunities that present themselves. This is indeed a one-of-a-kind movie that is definitely worth watching, available on the platforms like Disney Plus.

Pinocchio (2022)

When great musicals get fused with the fantasy and magic of cinematography, it is at that very moment history gets to witness the birth of another such masterpiece. And the very recently released movie called Pinocchio holds its rank of being one of the greatest masterpieces of magical musicals today’s date. The plotline of this cinema has a great unique side to it, and so as the musical arrangements. 

Living in the era of reels, anyone would be lying or lives under a rock if they said they didn’t know or have heard of the song ‘Pinocchio Pinocchio’ as this has been a global sensation of the year 2022. But the film itself has way more to it; looking deep into this matter, one might notice that it narrates a very interesting dynamic of life.

It takes us back to an Italian village where he seeks adventure and strives to be a real boy; the Blue Fairy resurrects the wooden puppet Pinocchio. Pinocchio’s life is turned entirely upside down when he decides to leave his father and join the circus. 

Pinocchio (2022)

Pinocchio (2022)

One late night in 1895, in a tiny Italian village, Jiminy Cricket, his beloved cat Figaro, and goldfish Cleo pay the ancient woodcarver Geppetto a visit. Geppetto has completed the creation of the marionette puppet he has named Pinocchio.

Before going to bed, Geppetto makes a wish on a star. If you are fond of any great musical movies, do consider watching this particular one from Academy Award-winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro, which must be available on the platform called Disney+.

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Hey! This is Solankee Banerjee from Kolkata, a girl who pens down to let her heart out. I am quite fascinated towards the genre of pop culture. I call myself a movieholic, hence my comfort zone comprises walking through shots and scenes alongside chilling with Netflix. Thus I am very excited to bring that knack of mine out to the public eye to walk through the path towards the Directors "cut".

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