The Sound of Music (Two-Disc 40th Anniversary Special Edition) directed by Robert Wise
Plot Outline - A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to a Naval officer widower.
Cast: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Richard Haydn, Peggy Wood, Anna Lee, Portia Nelson, Ben Wright, Daniel Truhitte, Norma Varden, Marni Nixon, Gilchrist Stuart, Evadne Baker, Doris Lloyd, Charmian Carr, Nicholas Hammond
Plot Keywords: Austria, Austria Hungary, Tony Award Source, Broadway Musical, Governess, Marionette, Nazi, Nun, Widower, Blockbuster, Convent, Famous Song, Abbey, Escape, Marriage (see more)
Plot Keywords: Austria, Austria Hungary, Tony Award Source, Broadway Musical, Governess, Marionette, Nazi, Nun, Widower, Blockbuster, Convent, Famous Song, Abbey, Escape, Marriage, Music, Nobility, Party, Rowboat Accident, Salzburg Folk Festival, Tomboy, Trapp Family Singer, Wedding, Gazebo, 1930s, Baroness, Singing Family, Singing Nun, Anschluss, Austrian Alps, Ballroom Dancing, Based On Musical, Bell Tower, Broken Engagement, Catholic Church, Cemetery, Convertible, Country Estate, Folk Dance, Frog, Guitar, Hiding Place, Large Family, Marriage Proposal, Messenger, Music Festival, New Job, Overboard, Picnic, Puppet Show, Sabotage, Salzburg Austria, Sea Captain, Single Father, Stepmother, Telegram, Theatrical Agents, Thunderstorm, Whistle, Bus, Famous Entrance, Postulant, Rowboat, Children, Kids And Family, Based On Book, Based On Novel, Title Spoken By Character (see less)
Dreamgirls (Two-Disc Showstopper Edition) directed by Bill Condon
Plot Outline - Based on the Broadway musical, a trio of black female soul singers cross over to the pop charts in the early 1960's.
Cast: Jamie Foxx, Beyonce Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Danny Glover, Jennifer Hudson, Anika Noni Rose, Keith Robinson, Sharon Leal, Hinton Battle, Mariah I Wilson, Yvette Cason, Ken Page, Ralph Louis Harris, Michael-Leon Wooley, Loretta Devine
Plot Keywords: Nostalgic, Based On Musical, Fame, Show Business, Performer, Premarital Sex, Primadonna, Racist Joke, Singer, Sentimental, Music, Cocaine, Bus, Concert Scene, Broadway Musical (see more)
Plot Keywords: Nostalgic, Based On Musical, Fame, Show Business, Performer, Premarital Sex, Primadonna, Racist Joke, Singer, Sentimental, Music, Cocaine, Bus, Concert Scene, Broadway Musical, Ego, Drug, Single Mother, Unemployment, Unwed Pregnancy, Theatrical Manager, Quitting Job, Riot, Cheating On Girlfriend, Car Dealer, Recording Studio, Audition, Music Producer, Backstage, Detroit Michigan, Rags To Riches, No Opening Credits, 1970s, Drug Overdose, Motown, Drugs, Profanity, Extramarital Affair, Divorce, Brother Sister Relationship, Press Conference, Girl Group, African American, 1960s, Star, Showbiz, Friendship, Manager, Fraud, Bribery, Party, Nightclub, Marriage, Los Angeles California, Mother Daughter Relationship, Miami Florida, New York City, Race Riot, Fired, Celebrity (see less)
The Phantom of the Opera (Two-Disc Special Edition) directed by Joel Schumacher
Plot Outline - A disfigured musical genius, hidden away in the Paris Opera House, terrorizes the opera company for the unwitting benefit of a young protege whom he trains and loves.
Cast: Gerard Butler, Emmy Rossum, Patrick Wilson, Miranda Richardson, Minnie Driver, Ciaran Hinds, Simon Callow, Victor McGuire, Jennifer Ellison, Murray Melvin, Kevin McNally, James Fleet, Imogen Bain, Miles Western, Judith Paris
Plot Keywords: 1900s, Spy, Sadness, Mother Daughter Relationship, Mad Love, Concert, Ring, Secret Door, Costume Designer, Masked Villain, Gothic, Stranger, Hanged Man, Underworld, Broadway Musical (see more)
Plot Keywords: 1900s, Spy, Sadness, Mother Daughter Relationship, Mad Love, Concert, Ring, Secret Door, Costume Designer, Masked Villain, Gothic, Stranger, Hanged Man, Underworld, Broadway Musical, Noose, Heroic, Tunnel Of Love, Suicide, Conductor, Loss Of Father, Harassment, Period Piece, Father Daughter Relationship, Sister Sister Relationship, Broadway, Corset, 19th Century, Ballroom, Based On Musical, Opera, Disfigurement, Kidnapping, Mirror, Murder, Music Box, Paris France, Phantom Of The Opera, Cemetery, Diva, Dungeon, Flashback Within Flashback, Mask, Masquerade, Told In Flashback, Wheelchair, Auction, Gondola, Jealousy, Love Triangle, Unrequited Love, Chandelier, Composer, Sword Fight, Opera House, Opera Singer, Product Placement, Bittersweet, Tragedy, Tragic Love, Tragic Villain, True Love, Based On Novel, Based On Play, Title Spoken By Character (see less)
Chicago (Widescreen Edition) directed by Rob Marshall
Plot Outline - Murderesses Velma Kelly (a chanteuse and tease who killed her husband and sister after finding them in bed together)and Roxie Hart (Who killed her boyfriend when she discovered he wasn't going to make her a star) find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.
Cast: Taye Diggs, Cliff Saunders, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Renee Zellweger, Dominic West, Jayne Eastwood, Bruce Beaton, Roman Podhora, John C Reilly, Colm Feore, Rob Smith, Shawn Wayne Doyle, Steve Behal, Robbie Rox, Chita Rivera
Plot Keywords: Stylized, Rival, Chorus Girl, Murder Trial, Broadway Musical, Femme Fatale, Bad Girl, Cynical, Based On Adaptation, Crimes Of Passion, Urination Scene, Satirical, Faithful Husband, Scandal, Musical (see more)
Plot Keywords: Stylized, Rival, Chorus Girl, Murder Trial, Broadway Musical, Femme Fatale, Bad Girl, Cynical, Based On Adaptation, Crimes Of Passion, Urination Scene, Satirical, Faithful Husband, Scandal, Musical, 1920s, Audition, Based On Musical, Bribery, Chicago Illinois, Crooked Lawyer, Cuckold, Dance, Defense Lawyer, Diary, Eavesdropping, Execution, Extortion, Extramarital Affair, Faked Pregnancy, Hanging, Jail, Jazz, Lies, Mechanic, Media Circus, Metaphor, Murder, Nightclub, Police, Press Conference, Prison, Puppet Master, Singer, Surreal, Tango, Tap Dancing, Trial, Vaudeville, Ventriloquist, Fame, Backstage, Flashlight, Interrogation, Newsreel Footage, Perjury, Publicity, Radio Broadcasting, Sororicide, Theater, Unethical Doctor, Blockbuster, Cynicism, Jazz Age, Reporter, Prison Matron, Marionette, Ambition, Celebrity, Columnist, Confession, Evidence Tampering, Laundry, Murder By Gunshot, Newspaper, Prison Warden, Prosecutor, Warden, Lesbian Subtext, Murder Of Husband, Profanity, Restaurant, Show Business, Womens Prison, Based On Play, Based On True Story, Title Spoken By Character (see less)