Across the Universe
In this stylish, romantic musical story, told mostly through the music and lyrics of 33 Beatles songs, a Liverpool dock worker Jude (Jim Sturgess) travels to America in the 1960s to find his estranged father. There he meets Max (Joe Anderson) a high-spirited Princeton student and his sister Lucy (Evan Rachel Wood). They all end up sharing a hippie flat in Manhattan and singing about their lives and loves.
An American in Paris
The pinnacle of movie musicals. with Gene Kelly, as a struggling American in Paris, who falls head-over-heels in love with a French gamine (Leslie Caron) who just happens to be his best friend's fiancé. With wonderful songs by Gershwin and that smashing ballet finale.
Beyond the Sea
The life and career of legendary entertainer Bobby Darin, (Kevin Spacey) which moves back and forth from his childhood through his success as a singer and actor who marries teen movie queen Sandra Dee (Kate Bosworth). Co-starring John Goodman, Brenda Blethyn and Bob Hoskins.
In this toe-tapping musical, Ali (Christina Aguilera) plays a small-town girl with a big voice who escapes hardship and an uncertain future to follow her dreams to Los Angeles where she finds a job in The Burlesque Lounge, a club run by Tess (Cher) the proprietor and headliner.
This tale of sex, violence, race, and rock and roll in 1950s Chicago, celebrates the exciting but turbulent lives of some of America's musical legends, including Muddy Waters (Jeffrey Wright), Leonard Chess (Adrien Brody), Howlin' Wolf (Eamonn Walker), Etta James (Beyonce Knowles) and Chuck Berry (Mos Def).
A sensational musical that won 6 Academy Awards including Best Picture. It's loaded with razzle-dazzle production numbers, great songs, and a fabulous cast that can both sing and dance. Renée Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Richard Gere, Queen Latifah and John C Reilly all shine.
Bad Blake (Jeff Bridges winner of the Academy Award as best actor) is a broken-down, hard-living country music singer who's had way too many marriages, far too many years on the road and one too many drinks way too many times. And yet, Bad can’t help but reach for salvation with the help of Jean (Maggie Gyllenhaal), a journalist who discovers just who he really is.
Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights
With all the glamour and escalating danger of revolution-eve Cuba, this remake of the wonderful 1987 original re-works the same idea, but with far less success. Only Diego Luna (Y tu mamá también) makes any it worth seeing.
The spectacular performances of Jamie Foxx, Beyonce Knowles and Eddie Murphy and it's dazzling production numbers makes this a movie musical you shouldn't miss. But it's American Idol's Jennifer Hudson in one of the most exciting film debuts in years, who you will never forget.
Every Little Step
This entertaining documentary presents the story of the real-life dancers who struggled through auditions for the Broadway revival of A Chorus Line and investigates the history of the show and the creative minds behind the original 1975 production and the incredible journey to its successful revival 30 years later.
This is a sad reinvention of the successful 1980 original following a talented group of dancers, singers, actors, and artists over their four years at the New York City High School of Performing Arts.
In this remake of the 1984 classic film, Ren MacCormack (Kenny Wormald) is transplanted from Boston to the small southern town of Bomont where he experiences a heavy dose of culture shock. A few years prior, the community was rocked by a tragic accident that killed five teenagers and Bomont's local councilmen and the beloved Reverend Shaw Moore (Dennis Quaid) responded by implementing ordinances that prohibit loud music.
Winning the Academy Award for Best Picture of 1958, this sparkling musical will be long remembered for it's wonderful songs by Lerner and Loewe and it's thrilling cast including Leslie Caron, Maurice Chevalier, and Louis Jourdan.
Glee: The 3D Concert Movie
This 3D concert documentary was shot during the Glee Live! In Concert! summer 2011 tour. It features most of the cast of the popular television series plus a special guest appearance by Gwyneth Paltrow.
This story of the integration of a teenage dance TV show in Baltimore in the 1960's is a nearly nonstop singing and dancing musical comedy featuring an all-star cast including Queen Latifah, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Amanda Bynes, Allison Janney, James Marsden, Brittany Snow, Zac Efron, Nicole Blonsky and John Travolta (in a fat suit and in drag).
Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert
The Disney Channel's singing sensation Miley Cyrus takes to the stage in this 3-D concert film that follows her wildly successful Hannah Montana tour, giving fans the feeling that they're right in the middle of thousands of screaming tweens.
High School Musical 2
The cast from the hit Disney Channel musical tells another story of the students attending East Side High. The sequel takes place primarily at the Lava Springs Country Club, an exclusive summer resort that hires Wildcat basketball hero Troy Bolton (Zac Efron), his genius girlfriend Gabriella Montez (Vanessa Hudgens), and their two best friends.
High School Musical 3: Senior Year
In this ebullient big screen version of the Disney Channel's television series, Troy (Zac Efron) and Gabriella ( Vanessa Hudgens) are high school seniors struggling with the idea of being separated from one another as college approaches. Along with getting ready for the senior prom and the big spring musical, things are seldom quiet.
Honey Daniels (Jessical Alba) has been waiting all her life to show the world her dance moves and she moves to the city, where the streets are a barrage of sound, energy and music, and it's the music she's after. Now everything she's ever wanted is little more than a step away.
How She Move
Following her sister's death from drug addiction, a high school student (Rutina Wesley) is forced to leave her private school to return to her old, crime-filled multi-ethnic neighborhood where she re-kindles an unlikely passion for the competitive world of step dancing.
Hustle and Flow
The redemptive story of a Memphis street pimp and marijuana dealer (Terrence Howard), living a dead-end life at the fringes of society, and trying to find his voice and realize his long-buried dream of making it in the music business. With Anthony Anderson, Taraji P. Henson, Isaac Hayes, Taryn Manning and Ludacris.
Set against the backdrop of a 1930s southern speakeasy, Idlewild explores the lives of two struggling performers played by OutKast members Andre "3000" Benjamin, as the club's shy piano player, and Anton A. "Big Boi" Patton , the club's showy lead performer and manager.
Justin Bieber: Never Say Never
The inspiring true story and rare inside look at the rise of Justin Bieber from street performer in the small town of Stratford, Ontario to internet phenomenon to global super star culminating with a dream sold out show at Madison Square Garden also shown in 3-D.
This film version of the Broadway musical is the story of a bride-to-be (Amanda Seyfried) trying to learn who is her real father. Her mother, played by Meryl Streep slept with three men, 21 years ago. Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth and Stellan Skarsgard are the three possible dads. It's all told using hit songs by the popular '70s singing group ABBA.
Michael Jackson's This Is It
Put together from more than one hundred hours of behind-the-scenes footage Michael Jackson's This Is It captures the singer, dancer, filmmaker, creative genius and astonishing artist at work as he creates and perfects his final show in raw and candid detail. It also features interviews with some of Jackson's closest friends and collaborators.
This dazzling, dizzying, extravagant, exuberant, exhilirating, romantic, frenetic, stylish musical
will have you cheering or jeering depending on your tastes; but you will have to admit that it's different than anything you've ever seen.
Mrs. Henderson Presents Judi Dench plays a widow who buys a shuttered theater, hires a director (Bob Hoskins) and together they put on musical revues in the years leading up to and during WWII in London. When business falters they spice up their shows with nudes, to the consternation of some and the delight of most.
Famous film director Guido Contini (Daniel Day Lewis) struggles to find harmony in his professional and personal lives, as he engages in dramatic relationships with his wife (Marion Cotillard), his mistress (Penélope Cruz), his muse (Nicole Kidman), his confidante (Judi Dench), a Vogue reporter (Kate Hudson), and his mother (Sophia Loren).
Norah Jones - Live In New Orleans
Norah Jones: Live in New Orleans captures a performance at the House of Blues on August 24, 2002, starring Jones and her band: guitarist Adam Levy, bassist Lee Alexander, and drummer Andrew Borger.
A modern-day musical about a street musician and an immigrant and their eventful week in Dublin, as they write, rehearse and record songs that tell their love story. The song "Falling Slowly" won the Academy Award for Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (2007).
The inspiring dramatic musical biography of the legendary American singer/pianist Ray Charles, featuring a charismatic performance by Jamie Foxx in the title role. He's now won an Oscar for his fabulous performance.
The story of a group of bohemians struggling to live and pay their rent in the gritty background of New York's East Village with much of the original cast including Jesse L. Martin, Idina Menzel and Adam Paschal with Rosario Dawson and Taye Diggs added to the mix.
Shine a Light
A documentary about the Rolling Stones, with concert footage from their "A Bigger Bang" tour, directed by Martin Scorsese, whose own relationship with the Stones and their music dates back to the earliest days of his long career - and theirs.
Tyler Gage (Channing Tatum) is a street tough hip-hopper from the wrong side of the tracks. His only dream is of one day getting out of Baltimore. Nora (Jenna Dewan) is a ballet dancer at Baltimore's ultra-elite Maryland School of the Arts. The only thing standing in the way of her obviously brilliant future is finding a great dance partner for her senior showcase. You can probably guess the rest.
Step Up 2 the Streets
This sequel to the 2006 smash hit, Step Up follows a rebellious street dancer Andie (Briana Evigan) as she embarks on a journey to fit in at the elite Maryland School of the Arts, where she meets Chase (Robert Hoffman), the school's hottest dancer and romantic sparks ignite.
Step Up 3
A tight-knit group of street dancers, including Luke (Rick Malambri) and Natalie (Sharni Vinson), team up with NYU freshman Moose (Adam G. Sevani), and find themselves pitted against the world’s best hip hop dancers in a high-stakes showdown that will change their lives forever.
Stomp the Yard
The story centers on "stepping," a dance style with a strong connection to black fraternities. It relies on complex rhythms and moves. At times, it closely resembles hip-hop and break dancing. In competitions, the dances are as fiercely aggressive as rap showdowns with its macho posturing and intimidation. The movie gives talented actor-dancer Columbus Short a chance to strut his stuff.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Based on Stephen Sondheim's Broadway musical which tells the story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a Sweeney Todd (Johnny Depp), who sets up a barber shop in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his landlady, Mrs. Lovett (Helena Bonham Carter) who bakes the "best pies in London."
Take The Lead
Inspired by a true story, Antonio Banderas stars as professional dancer who volunteers to teach in a New York City high school. But when his methods clash with his students' hip hop instincts, he teams up with them to create a new style of dance and becomes their hero and mentor in the process.
The story's about a promising young dancer (Neve Campbell), who dances with the Joffrey Ballet Company. They undertake a project that neither the director (Malcolm McDowell), nor the dancers are comfortable with, but little by little, they shape it into something they believe audiences will enjoy.
The Fighting Temptations
A raucous but rather pointless musical comedy with some rousing gospel numbers and Cuba Gooding who's annoying and Beyonce Knowles who's terrific. This implausible predictable movie is saved by its dazzling musical numbers.
On vacation in Los Angeles, Walter (voiced by Peter Linz), the world's biggest Muppet fan, and his friends Gary (Jason Segel) and Mary (Amy Adams) from Smalltown, USA, discover the nefarious plan of oilman Tex Richman (Chris Cooper) to raze the Muppet Theater and drill for the oil recently discovered beneath the Muppets' former stomping grounds. Walter, Mary and Gary help Kermit reunite the Muppets to stage the Greatest Muppet Telethon Ever and raise the $10 million needed to save their theater.
The Phantom of the Opera
A disfigured musical genius Gerard Butler haunts the Paris Opera, terrorizing its occupants. When he falls in love with the lovely young soprano Emmy Rossum he devotes himself to making her a star, exerting a strange control over her and the entire opera house.
The Producers Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick play Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom, a scheming theatrical producer and his mousy CPA who hit upon the perfect plan to embezzle a fortune: raise far more money than you need to produce a sure-fire Broadway flop. It also features wonderful performances by Will Ferrell and Uma Thurman as well as some of the original Broadway cast.
The Wizard of Oz Judy Garland stars in this adaptation of L. Frank Baum's classic children's novel about a Kansas farm girl who is swept by a tornado into the land of the Munchkins where she meets a Scarecrow, a Tin Woodsman, and a Cowardly Lion, Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, and Bert Lahr bring humor and humanity to their delightful characters, while the Wicked Witch of the West (Margaret Hamilton) remains among the screen's scariest villains.
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
In the tradition of the successful musical biographies "Ray" and "Walk the Line," this spoof of those films tells the story of the up-and-down-and-up-again struggle of legendary musician Dewey Cox (John C Reilly) as he rises from the poverty of a hardscrabble Alabama farm to conquer the world of popular music through his long rollercoaster career.
Walk the Line Joaquin Phoenix plays Johnny Cash in the biography of the musical legend who picked cotton, sold door to door, and served in the Air Force before becoming a voice of rebellion that changed the face of rock and roll forever. Academy Award™ winner Reese Witherspoon plays the love of his life, June Carter.
You Got Served
A bunch of hip-hop dancers in central LA spend their days shooting hoops and their nights competing against other dancers at a club where friends double-cross each other but discover that they'll have to come together as a team to win the ultimate big street dance competition.