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know all the Recent Musicals made for Film or TV?

A guide by Robert Lopez (California)
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Musical Films were all the rage from the 30s til the 60s. Then they started to make a comeback in the late 80s when Disney brought us "The Little Mermaid"

Here's a list of the Films that are inspired by Broadway Shows or created specifically for the movies.


2008
High School Musical 3: Senior Year (Extended Edition) HSM heads to the big screen.
Repo! The Genetic Opera Sarah Brightman
Mamma Mia! The Movie - 2-Disc Special Edition


2007
Sweeney Todd - The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Two-Disc Special Collector's Edition) Dec 2007 Now playing with Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter. Sondheim's masterpiece.
Tony N' Tina's Wedding
Enchanted (Widescreen Edition) Nov 2007 Disney Live action/animation featuring Music by Stephen Schwartz.
Across the Universe (Two-Disc Special Edition) Oct 2007 New Musical featuring Beatles Music.
High School Musical 2 (Extended Edition) Sep 2007 New Musical made for TV.
Hairspray (Two-Disc Shake & Shimmy Edition) July 2007 Awesome adaptation with an all star cast! Best number "Run and tell that."


2006
Dreamgirls (Two-Disc Showstopper Edition) Dec 2006 Amazing adaptation with breakthrough performance by Hudson. Beyonce is surprisingly amazing as Dena.
High School Musical (Encore Edition) Jan 2006 New Musical made for TV.


2005
The Producers (Widescreen Edition) Dec 2005 Hilarious! I actually enjoyed it better than watching the Tour
Romance & Cigarettes although made in 2005 it was only just released on DVD in 2008
Once Upon a Mattress Dec 2005 Made for TV.
Rent (Widescreen Two-Disc Special Edition) Nov 2005 Most of the Broadway Cast star in the film!
Tim Burton's Corpse Bride (Widescreen Edition) Sep 2005 Danny Elfman Musical.
The Muppets' Wizard of Oz May 2005
Reefer Madness - The Movie Musical Apr 2005 Made for Cable with Amy Spanger!


2004
The Phantom of the Opera (Two-Disc Special Edition) Dec 2004 The cast was fine, but they weren't strong enough to sing the score.
A Christmas Carol: The Musical Nov 2004 Alan Menken Musical with Kelsey Grammar, Jason Alexander, Jane Krakowski, Jesse L Martin, Linzi Hately, Claire Moore & Ruthie Henshall.
De-Lovely: The Cole Porter Story (Special Edition) Oct 2004.

Open House 2004 with Anthony Rapp and Jenna Leigh Green.


2003
Meredith Willson's The Music Man (TV Film) All star cast with Matthew Broderick, Kristin Chenoweth, Victor Garber, Debrah Monk, Molly Shannon
Camp Sept 2003


2001
Chicago (Two-Disc Collector's Edition) Dec 2001 Oscar winner. Brilliant Film.
Hedwig and the Angry Inch (New Line Platinum Series) July 2001. Amazing performance.
Moulin Rouge (Two-Disc Collector's Edition) June 2001 Musicals were gone for a while but this one brought them back with a vengeance.
Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific Mar 2001 Glenn Close, Harry Connick Jr


2000
Dancer in the Dark Oct 2000. Mind blowing film starring Byork.


1999
Annie Nov 1999 Made for TV with Victor Garber, Audra McDonald, Kristin Chenoweth, Alan Cumming & Andrea McArdle!
South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut June 1999 Hilarious Musical!


1998:
Mulan (Two-Disc Special Edition) June 1998 Lea Salonga & Donny Osmond.


1996
Everyone Says I Love You
Evita Dec 1996 Madonna, Antonio Banderas & Jonathan Pryce.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame June 1996 Stephen Schwartz.


1995
Bye Bye Birdie Dec 1995 Made for TV Musical! Awesome!
The Fantasticks
Pocahontas (Two-Disc 10th Anniversary Edition) June 1995 Stephen Schwartz score with Judy Kuhn.


1994
The Lion King (Two-Disc Platinum Edition) June 1994. Music from Elton John.


1993
Gypsy Dec 1993 Brilliant. Bette Midler is Mamma Rose.
The Nightmare Before Christmas (Special Edition) Oct 1993 Crazy Amazing, Cult Classic!


1992
Aladdin (Two-Disc Special Edition) Nov 1992 Alan Menken, Howard Ashman score.
Newsies (Collector's Edition) April 1992. Brilliant Choreography. Amazing Score.


1991 Nov 1991 Alan Menken, Howard Ashman score.


1990
Dick Tracy June 1990. Madonna and Mandy Patinkin sing, with music by Stephen Sondheim.


1989
The Little Mermaid (Two-Disc Platinum Edition) Nov 1989. Alan Menken, Howard Ashman Score.

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2008
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2007
4.  Sweeney Todd - The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Two-Disc Special Collector's Edition) [Multiple Formats] [Closed-captioned] [Color] [Widescreen] [NTSC]  DVD ~ Johnny Depp
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6.  Enchanted (Widescreen Edition) [Multiple Formats] [AC-3] [Color] [Dolby] [DTS Surround Sound] [Dubbed] [NTSC] [Subtitled] [Widescreen]  DVD ~ Amy Adams
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7.  Across the Universe (Two-Disc Special Edition) [Anamorphic] [NTSC]  DVD ~ Evan Rachel Wood
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8.  High School Musical 2 (Extended Edition) [Multiple Formats] [Color] [Widescreen] [NTSC]  DVD ~ Zac Efron
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9.  Hairspray (Two-Disc Shake & Shimmy Edition) [Multiple Formats] [AC-3] [Closed-captioned] [Color] [Dolby] [NTSC] [Special Edition] [Subtitled] [Widescreen]  DVD ~ John Travolta
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2006
10.  Dreamgirls (Two-Disc Showstopper Edition) [Color] [Dolby] [Widescreen] [NTSC] [Anamorphic]  DVD ~ Jamie Foxx
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11.  High School Musical (Encore Edition) [Multiple Formats] [Color] [Dolby] [NTSC]  DVD ~ Zac Efron
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2005
12.  The Producers (Widescreen Edition) [Multiple Formats] [AC-3] [Color] [Dolby] [Dubbed] [NTSC] [Subtitled] [Widescreen]  DVD ~ Nathan Lane
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13.  Romance & Cigarettes [AC-3] [Closed-captioned] [Color] [Dolby] [NTSC] [Subtitled] [Widescreen]  DVD ~ James Gandolfini
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15.  Rent (Widescreen Two-Disc Special Edition) [Special Edition] [Dubbed] [NTSC] [Subtitled] [Widescreen]  DVD ~ Taye Diggs
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16.  Tim Burton's Corpse Bride (Widescreen Edition) [Animated] [Color] [Dubbed] [NTSC] [Subtitled] [Widescreen]  DVD ~ Johnny Depp
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17.  The Muppets' Wizard of Oz [Multiple Formats] [Closed-captioned] [Color] [NTSC]  DVD ~ Ashanti
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18.  Reefer Madness - The Movie Musical [Multiple Formats] [Closed-captioned] [Color] [Dolby] [NTSC] [Widescreen]  DVD ~ Kristen Bell
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2004
19.  The Phantom of the Opera (Two-Disc Special Edition) [AC-3] [Closed-captioned] [Color] [Dolby] [Dubbed] [NTSC] [Special Edition] [Subtitled] [Widescreen] [Collector's Edition]  DVD ~ Gerard Butler
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20.  A Christmas Carol: The Musical [Multiple Formats] [Closed-captioned] [Color] [Dolby] [NTSC]  DVD ~ Kelsey Grammer
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21.  De-Lovely: The Cole Porter Story (Special Edition) [Multiple Formats] [AC-3] [Closed-captioned] [Color] [Dolby] [Dubbed] [NTSC] [Special Edition] [Subtitled] [Widescreen]  DVD ~ Kevin Kline
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22.  Open House [Director's Cut] [NTSC]  DVD ~ Anthony Rapp
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2003
23.  Meredith Willson's The Music Man (TV Film) [Multiple Formats] [Closed-captioned] [Color] [Dolby] [NTSC]  DVD ~ Matthew Broderick
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24.  Camp [AC-3] [Anamorphic] [Color] [Dolby] [Subtitled] [Widescreen] [NTSC]  DVD ~ Daniel Letterle
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2001
25.  Chicago (Two-Disc Collector's Edition) [Closed-captioned] [Collector's Edition] [Color] [Widescreen] [NTSC]  DVD ~ Renée Zellweger
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26.  Hedwig and the Angry Inch (New Line Platinum Series) [Multiple Formats] [Anamorphic] [Closed-captioned] [Color] [Dolby] [DTS Surround Sound] [NTSC] [Subtitled] [Widescreen]  DVD ~ Andrea Martin
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27.  Moulin Rouge (Two-Disc Collector's Edition) [Multiple Formats] [Anamorphic] [Closed-captioned] [Color] [Dolby] [NTSC] [Special Edition] [Subtitled] [Widescreen]  DVD ~ Nicole Kidman
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28.  Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific [Multiple Formats] [Color] [Dolby] [DTS Surround Sound] [NTSC]  DVD ~ Glenn Close
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2000
29.  Dancer in the Dark [Closed-captioned] [Color] [Dolby] [DTS Surround Sound] [NTSC] [Subtitled] [Widescreen]  DVD ~ Jean-marc Barr
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1999
30.  Annie [Color] [Full Screen] [NTSC]  DVD ~ Alicia Morton
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31.  South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut [Multiple Formats] [Anamorphic] [Animated] [Closed-captioned] [Color] [Dolby] [NTSC] [Widescreen]  DVD ~ Deb Adair
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32.  Mulan (Two-Disc Special Edition) [Anamorphic] [Animated] [Closed-captioned] [Color] [Dolby] [NTSC] [Special Edition] [Widescreen]  DVD ~ Ming-Na Wen
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1996
33.  Everyone Says I Love You [Closed-captioned] [Color] [Letterboxed] [Widescreen] [NTSC]  DVD ~ Alan Alda
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34.  Evita [Multiple Formats] [Closed-captioned] [Color] [Letterboxed] [NTSC] [Subtitled] [Widescreen]  DVD ~ Antonio Banderas
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35.  The Hunchback of Notre Dame [Multiple Formats] [Anamorphic] [Animated] [Closed-captioned] [Color] [Dolby] [DTS Surround Sound] [NTSC] [Widescreen]  DVD ~ Demi Moore
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1995
36.  Bye Bye Birdie [Multiple Formats] [Color] [Full Screen] [NTSC]  DVD ~ Jason Alexander
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37.  The Fantasticks [Anamorphic] [Closed-captioned] [Color] [Dolby] [Dubbed] [Special Edition] [Subtitled] [Widescreen] [NTSC]  DVD ~ Joel Grey
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38.  Pocahontas (Two-Disc 10th Anniversary Edition) [AC-3] [Animated] [Closed-captioned] [Color] [Dolby] [Dubbed] [NTSC] [Original recording remastered] [Restored] [Widescreen]  DVD ~ Mel Gibson
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1994
39.  The Lion King (Two-Disc Platinum Edition) [Multiple Formats] [Color] [Animated] [Closed-captioned] [Dolby] [NTSC]  DVD ~ Matthew Broderick
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1993
40.  Gypsy [Color] [Dolby] [NTSC]  DVD ~ Bette Midler
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41.  The Nightmare Before Christmas (Special Edition) [Import] [NTSC]  DVD ~ Danny Elfman
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1992
42.  Aladdin (Two-Disc Special Edition) [AC-3] [Anamorphic] [Color] [Dolby] [Special Edition] [Widescreen] [NTSC]  DVD ~ Scott Weinger
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43.  Newsies (Collector's Edition) [NTSC] [Subtitled] [Color] [Dolby] [Digital Sound]  DVD ~ Robert Duvall
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1990
44.  Dick Tracy [Multiple Formats] [Anamorphic] [Closed-captioned] [Color] [NTSC] [Widescreen]  DVD ~ Warren Beatty
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1989
45.  The Little Mermaid (Two-Disc Platinum Edition) [Animated] [Color] [Special Edition] [NTSC]  DVD ~ Rene Auberjonois
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