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Musicals-Dance Films
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Selection of Greatest Musicals - Dance Films:


See this site's extensive compilation of the
Greatest Musical Song/Dance Movie Moments and Scenes (illustrated)
AFI's 25 Greatest Movie Musicals of All Time (marked with this icon and ranking number (#))
Entertainment Weekly's 25 Best Movie Musicals of All Time (April, 2008 issue)
(marked with this icon and ranking number (#))


Greatest Early Musicals - Dance Films:
The Jazz Singer (1927)
Applause (1929)
The Broadway Melody (1929)
Hallelujah! (1929)
The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (1929)
The Love Parade (1929)
Show Boat (1929)
Show of Shows (1929)
Whoopee! (1930)
The Smiling Lieutenant (1931)
The 3 Penny Opera (1931, Germ.) (aka Die 3 Groschen-Oper)
Love Me Tonight (1932) (# 10)
Flying Down to Rio (1933)
Footlight Parade (1933) (# 18, and other Busby Berkeley production numbers)
42nd Street (1933) (# 13)
Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)
Hallelujah, I'm a Bum (1933)
Dames (1934)
The Gay Divorcee (1934)
The Merry Widow (1934)
Broadway Melody of 1936 (1935)
Curly Top (1935)
Gold Diggers of 1935 (1935)
The Little Colonel (1935)
Naughty Marietta (1935)
Roberta (1935)
Top Hat (1935) (# 15)
Born to Dance (1936)
Follow the Fleet (1936)
The Great Ziegfeld (1936)
Rose Marie (1936)
Show Boat (1936) (# 24)
Swing Time (1936) (# 12)
Three Smart Girls (1936)
High, Wide and Handsome (1937)
Maytime (1937)
One Hundred Men and a Girl (1937)
Shall We Dance (1937)
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938)
Sweethearts (1938)
The Wizard of Oz (1939) (# 3) (# 1)
Broadway Melody of 1940 (1940)
Down Argentine Way (1940)
Fantasia (1940)
Pinocchio (1940)
Strike Up the Band (1940)
Lady Be Good (1941)
Sun Valley Serenade (1941)
You'll Never Get Rich (1941)
Ziegfeld Girl (1941)
Holiday Inn (1942)
Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) (# 18)
Cabin in the Sky (1943)
The Gang's All Here (1943)
Girl Crazy (1943)
Stage Door Canteen (1943)
Stormy Weather (1943)
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944) (# 10) (# 9)
Anchors Aweigh (1945)
Rhapsody in Blue (1945)
Yolanda and the Thief (1945)
Blue Skies (1946)
The Jolson Story (1946)
Easter Parade (1948)
The Pirate (1948)
The Red Shoes (1948, UK)
Summer Holiday (1948)
In the Good Old Summertime (1949)
On The Town (1949) (# 19) (# 13)
Take Me Out to the Ball Game (1949)
Annie Get Your Gun (1950)
Summer Stock (1950)
An American in Paris (1951) (# 9) (# 11)
Royal Wedding (1951)
Show Boat (1951)
Singin' In The Rain (1952) (# 1) (# 3)
The Band Wagon (1953) (# 17) (# 6)
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
Kiss Me Kate (1953)
Brigadoon (1954)
Carmen Jones (1954)
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954) (# 21) (# 24)
A Star Is Born (1954) (# 7) (# 16)
White Christmas (1954)
Guys and Dolls (1955) (# 23)
Kismet (1955)
Oklahoma! (1955)
Carousel (1956)
High Society (1956)
The King and I (1956) (# 11)
Funny Face (1957)
Les Girls (1957)
Jailhouse Rock (1957)
The Pajama Game (1957)
Pal Joey (1957)
Silk Stockings (1957)
Damn Yankees (1958)
Gigi (1958) (# 22)
South Pacific (1958)
Porgy and Bess (1959)
Greatest Astaire/Rogers Musicals - Dance Films:
Flying Down to Rio (1933)
The Gay Divorcee (1934)
Top Hat (1935)
Follow the Fleet (1936)
Swing Time (1936)
Shall We Dance (1937)
Other Greatest Musicals - Dance Films:
Bells Are Ringing (1960)
West Side Story (1961) (# 2) (# 2)
Gypsy (1962)
The Music Man (1962) (# 23)
Bye Bye Birdie (1963)
A Hard Day's Night (1964, UK) (# 7)
Mary Poppins (1964) (# 6) (# 5)
My Fair Lady (1964) (# 8)
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964, Fr.)
The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964)
Viva Las Vegas (1964)
The Sound of Music (1965) (# 4) (# 19)
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966)
Camelot (1967)
The Jungle Book (1967)
Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
Funny Girl (1968) (# 16) (# 20)
Oliver! (1968)
The Producers (1968)
Hello, Dolly! (1969)
Paint Your Wagon (1969)
Sweet Charity (1969)
Gimme Shelter (1970)
On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (1970)
Woodstock (1970)
Fiddler on the Roof (1971)
Cabaret (1972) (# 5) (# 4)
Man of La Mancha (1972)
1776 (1972)
Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)
Nashville (1975)
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
New York, New York (1977)
Saturday Night Fever (1977)
Grease (1978) (# 20) (# 14)
The Last Waltz (1978)
All That Jazz (1979) (# 14)
Hair (1979)
The Blues Brothers (1980)
Fame (1980)
Pennies From Heaven (1981)
Annie (1982)
Grease 2 (1982)
Victor/Victoria (1982)
Flashdance (1983)
Staying Alive (1983)
Yentl (1983)
Footloose (1984)
This is Spinal Tap (1984)
A Chorus Line (1985)
Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
Dirty Dancing (1987)
Beauty and the Beast (1991) (# 22) (# 21)
The Commitments (1991)
Strictly Ballroom (1992, Aust.)
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
The Lion King (1994)
Shall We Dance? (1995, Jp.)
Evita (1996)
Selena (1997)
Dance With Me (1998)
South Park: Bigger, Longer, & Uncut (1999) (# 8)
Dancer in the Dark (2000)
Moulin Rouge! (2001) (# 25)
Chicago (2002) (# 12) (# 17)
The Phantom of the Opera (2004)
The Producers (2005)
Dreamgirls (2006)
Once (2006) (# 25)
A Prairie Home Companion (2006)
Hairspray (2007) (# 15)
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008)
Mamma Mia! (2008)



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