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Last film added: March 25, 2017. There are currently 1522 films in the database (since 1996).


    Musicals and Music Films (1996-2017)

    Search returned all musicals and music films out of 1522 total rated films.
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  1. Movie DetailsSearching for Sugar Man (2012) 10  Musical/MusicDocumentary/True

  2. EXCELLENT
  3. Movie DetailsHigh Fidelity (2000) 9  ComedyMusical/MusicWith Sex/Nudity
  4. Movie DetailsHype! (1996) 9  Musical/MusicObscure/RareDocumentary/True
  5. Movie DetailsMeeting People Is Easy (1999) 9  Musical/MusicObscure/RareDocumentary/TrueI own on DVD
  6. Movie DetailsO Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000) 9  ComedyMusical/Music
  7. Movie DetailsPianist, The (2002) 9  Musical/MusicDocumentary/True
  8. Movie DetailsRed Violin, The (1998) 9  Musical/MusicWith Sex/Nudity
  9. Movie DetailsShine (1996) 9  Musical/MusicDocumentary/True
  10. Movie DetailsTorrey Pines (2016) 9  AnimationConspiracyMusical/MusicObscure/RareDocumentary/TrueI own on DVD
  11. Movie DetailsWhiplash (2014) 9  Musical/Music

  12. VERY GOOD
  13. Movie Details3 Idiots (2009) 8  ComedyMusical/Music
  14. Movie DetailsAlmost Famous (2000) 8  Musical/MusicWith Sex/NudityDocumentary/True
  15. Movie DetailsBuena Vista Social Club (1999) 8  Musical/MusicDocumentary/True
  16. Movie DetailsCoffee and Cigarettes (2003) 8  ComedyMusical/Music
  17. Movie DetailsCorpse Bride (2005) 8  AnimationComedyFantasyMusical/Music
  18. Movie DetailsDancer in the Dark (2000) 8  FantasyMusical/Music
  19. Movie DetailsDr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (2008) 8  ComedyMusical/MusicObscure/RareSci-Fi
  20. Movie DetailsHilary and Jackie (1998) 8  Musical/MusicDocumentary/True
  21. Movie DetailsInside Llewyn Davis (2013) 8  Musical/MusicDocumentary/True
  22. Movie DetailsProposition, The (2005) 8  Musical/Music
  23. Movie DetailsSchool of Rock, The (2003) 8  ComedyMusical/Music
  24. Movie DetailsSix-String Samurai (1998) 8  Musical/MusicObscure/RareSci-FiI own on DVD
  25. Movie DetailsTeam America: World Police (2004) 8  AnimationComedyMusical/Music
  26. Movie DetailsTopsy-Turvy (1999) 8  ComedyMusical/MusicWith Sex/NudityDocumentary/True

  27. GOOD
  28. Movie Details8 Mile (2002) 7  Musical/Music
  29. Movie DetailsAcross the Universe (2007) 7  Musical/MusicWith Sex/NudityDocumentary/True
  30. Movie DetailsAustin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997) 7  ComedyMusical/Music
  31. Movie DetailsBlack Snake Moan (2007) 7  Musical/MusicWith Sex/Nudity
  32. Movie DetailsChicago (2002) 7  ComedyMusical/MusicAcademy Awards Winner for Best Picture
  33. Movie DetailsConan O'Brien Can't Stop (2011) 7  ComedyMusical/MusicObscure/RareDocumentary/True
  34. Movie DetailsHercules (1997) 7  AnimationComedyMusical/Music
  35. Movie DetailsI Cannot Go on as I Am (2015) 7  Musical/MusicObscure/RareSci-Fi
  36. Movie DetailsIt Might Get Loud (2009) 7  Musical/MusicDocumentary/True
  37. Movie DetailsJames and the Giant Peach (1996) 7  AnimationFantasyMusical/Music
  38. Movie DetailsJust Like Being There (2012) 7  Musical/MusicObscure/RareDocumentary/True
  39. Movie DetailsMoulin Rouge! (2001) 7  Musical/Music
  40. Movie DetailsMulan (1998) 7  AnimationComedyMusical/Music
  41. Movie DetailsNowhere Boy (2010) 7  Musical/MusicDocumentary/True
  42. Movie DetailsPiano Tuner of Earthquakes, The (2006) 7  AnimationHorrorMusical/MusicObscure/RareWith Sex/Nudity
  43. Movie DetailsPrincess and the Frog, The (2009) 7  AnimationFantasyMusical/Music
  44. Movie DetailsRadiant City (2007) 7  ComedyMusical/MusicObscure/RareDocumentary/True
  45. Movie DetailsSaddest Music in the World, The (2004) 7  ComedyFantasyMusical/MusicObscure/Rare
  46. Movie DetailsSLC Punk (1999) 7  ComedyMusical/Music
  47. Movie DetailsSoaked in Bleach (2015) 7  ConspiracyMusical/MusicDocumentary/True
  48. Movie DetailsSouth Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut (1999) 7  AnimationComedyMusical/MusicTV Shows
  49. Movie DetailsSweet and Lowdown (1999) 7  ComedyMusical/Music
  50. Movie DetailsWaiting for Guffman (1997) 7  ComedyMusical/Music
  51. Movie DetailsWild Man Blues (1997) 7  Musical/MusicObscure/RareDocumentary/True

  52. FAIR
  53. Movie Details9 Songs (2005) 6  Musical/MusicWith Sex/NudityDocumentary/True
  54. Movie DetailsAll My Friends Are Funeral Singers (2010) 6  ComedyMusical/MusicObscure/Rare
  55. Movie DetailsAustin Powers 3: Goldmember (2002) 6  ComedyMusical/Music
  56. Movie DetailsDeath to Smoochy (2002) 6  ComedyMusical/Music
  57. Movie DetailsJack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart (2014) 6  AnimationFantasyMusical/MusicObscure/Rare
  58. Movie DetailsLaurel Canyon (2002) 6  Musical/MusicWith Sex/Nudity
  59. Movie DetailsDr. Seuss' The Lorax (2012) 6  AnimationComedyFantasyMusical/Music
  60. Movie DetailsLulu on the Bridge (1999) 6  Musical/MusicObscure/Rare
  61. Movie DetailsSoloist, The (2009) 6  Musical/MusicDocumentary/True
  62. Movie DetailsSouthland Tales (2007) 6  ComedyConspiracyFantasyMusical/MusicSci-Fi
  63. Movie DetailsTangled (2010) 6  AnimationComedyFantasyMusical/Music
  64. Movie DetailsWedding Singer, The (1998) 6  ComedyMusical/Music
  65. Movie DetailsWonders Are Many: The Making of Doctor Atomic (2008) 6  Musical/MusicObscure/RareDocumentary/True
  66. Movie DetailsYesterday Was a Lie (2010) 6  Musical/MusicObscure/RareSci-Fi

  67. ADEQUATE
  68. Movie DetailsAugust Rush (2007) 5  Musical/Music
  69. Movie DetailsBe Cool (2005) 5  ComedyMusical/Music
  70. Movie DetailsDuets (2000) 5  ComedyMusical/MusicWith Sex/Nudity
  71. Movie DetailsJoe's Apartment (1996) 5  ComedyFantasyMusical/Music

  72. FROM BAD TO WORSE
  73. Movie DetailsCoyote Ugly (2000) CRAP  ComedyMusical/Music
  74. Movie DetailsJosie and the Pussycats (2001) CRAP  ComedyConspiracyMusical/Music
  75. Movie DetailsSpice World (1997) CRAP  ComedyFantasyMusical/Music


  76. Statistical ratings distribution of these 69 films (4.5% of total rated films):
    With enough films included, it usually approximates a bell curve with a mean near 6.5...
    (especially when considering that CRAP is 0-4 combined).
    Average rating for these 69 films: 7.

    10:1.4%

    9:13%

    8:20.3%

    7:34.8%

    6:20.3%

    5:5.8%

    CRAP:4.3%



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