20 Movies Like Mamma Mia

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Moulin Rouge

Moulin Rouge
Moulin Rouge
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 73%
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Runtime: 119 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 6 wins & 10 nominations total
Writer: Pierre La Mure, Anthony Veiller, John Huston
Actors: José Ferrer, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Suzanne Flon
Language: English, French
Country: United Kingdom
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“Moulin Rouge” is a musical film set in 1900 Paris, following the story of a young writer who falls in love with a courtesan at the famous Moulin Rouge cabaret, leading to a passionate and tragic romance amidst a backdrop of bohemian revolution and artistic expression.

La La Land

La La Land
La La Land
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 94/100
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Runtime: 128 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Awards: Won 6 Oscars. 241 wins & 307 nominations total
Writer: Damien Chazelle
Actors: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Rosemarie DeWitt
Language: English, Cantonese
Country: United States, Hong Kong
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“La La Land” is a romantic musical film that follows the story of Mia, an aspiring actress, and Sebastian, a jazz pianist, as they pursue their dreams in Los Angeles. Their paths intertwine as they navigate the challenges of love, career aspirations, and the sacrifices they must make to achieve their goals.

Hairspray

Hairspray
Hairspray
Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 81/100
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Runtime: 117 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award21 wins & 45 nominations total
Writer: Leslie Dixon, John Waters, Mark O'Donnell
Actors: John Travolta, Queen Latifah, Nikki Blonsky
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom, Canada
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The Hairspray movie is a musical comedy set in 1960s Baltimore, following the story of a teenager named Tracy Turnblad who dreams of dancing on a local TV show. As she pursues her dream, Tracy becomes an advocate for racial integration and fights against societal prejudices.

Grease

Grease
Grease
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 66%
Metacritic: 70/100
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Runtime: 110 min
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 8 wins & 10 nominations total
Writer: Jim Jacobs, Warren Casey, Bronte Woodard
Actors: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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The Grease movie is a musical set in the 1950s that follows the love story between greaser Danny Zuko and good girl Sandy Olsson as they navigate the ups and downs of high school romance and social dynamics.

Pitch Perfect

Pitch Perfect
Pitch Perfect
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 82%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 112 min
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Awards: 8 wins & 20 nominations
Writer: Kay Cannon, Mickey Rapkin
Actors: Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, Rebel Wilson
Language: English, Ukrainian
Country: United States
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Pitch Perfect is a musical comedy film that follows the journey of an all-female a cappella group, the Barden Bellas, as they compete against other groups in a national singing competition. Together, they navigate personal and group challenges while striving to win the championship and find their own voices.

Sister Act

Sister Act
Sister Act
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 75%
Metacritic: 51/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Awards: 9 wins & 10 nominations
Writer: Paul Rudnick
Actors: Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith, Harvey Keitel
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Sister Act” is a comedy film about a lounge singer who witnesses a murder and is placed in a convent under a witness protection program, where she transforms the choir and brings new life to the struggling church through her musical talents.

Rock of Ages

Rock of Ages
Rock of Ages
Internet Movie Database: 5.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 42%
Metacritic: 47/100
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Runtime: 123 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Awards: 2 wins & 8 nominations
Writer: Justin Theroux, Chris D'Arienzo, Allan Loeb
Actors: Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta, Tom Cruise
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Rock of Ages” is a musical film that follows the story of a small-town girl and a city boy who meet in Los Angeles and fall in love while pursuing their dreams of fame and success in the rock music scene of the 1980s. The movie explores their journey as they navigate the challenges of the music industry, love, and self-discovery.

Footloose

Footloose
Footloose
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 55%
Metacritic: 42/100
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 2 wins & 6 nominations total
Writer: Dean Pitchford
Actors: Kevin Bacon, Lori Singer, John Lithgow
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Footloose” is a 1984 musical film that follows a young man named Ren who moves to a small town where dancing and rock music are banned. He challenges the town’s strict rules and inspires the community to embrace self-expression and freedom through dance.

Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing
Dirty Dancing
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 72%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 12 wins & 9 nominations total
Writer: Eleanor Bergstein
Actors: Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach
Language: English
Country: United States
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Dirty Dancing is a coming-of-age film set in the 1960s that follows the story of Frances “Baby” Houseman, who falls in love with a dance instructor named Johnny Castle while spending the summer at a resort. Together, they defy social norms and learn to embrace their passion for dance, ultimately inspiring others to do the same.

Chicago

Chicago
Chicago
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 81/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Musical
Awards: Won 6 Oscars. 58 wins & 129 nominations total
Writer: Bill Condon, Bob Fosse, Fred Ebb
Actors: Renée Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Richard Gere
Language: English, Hungarian
Country: United States, Germany
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The Chicago movie is a musical crime-comedy set in the 1920s, following two murderesses who use their sensational crimes to gain fame and avoid conviction in a corrupt justice system. It explores themes of celebrity, media manipulation, and the pursuit of the American Dream.

Burlesque

Burlesque
Burlesque
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 37%
Metacritic: 47/100
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Runtime: 119 min
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical
Awards: 6 wins & 21 nominations
Writer: Steve Antin
Actors: Cher, Christina Aguilera, Alan Cumming
Language: English, Ukrainian
Country: United States
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The Burlesque movie is about a small-town girl, played by Christina Aguilera, who moves to Los Angeles and becomes a performer at a struggling burlesque club. She soon becomes the star of the show, but must navigate the challenges of love, jealousy, and the threat of the club closing down.

The Greatest Showman

The Greatest Showman
The Greatest Showman
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 57%
Metacritic: 48/100
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Runtime: 105 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, Musical
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 17 wins & 32 nominations total
Writer: Jenny Bicks, Bill Condon
Actors: Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Greatest Showman” is a musical film inspired by the life of P.T. Barnum, a visionary showman who rises from humble beginnings to create a mesmerizing circus spectacle. The movie explores his journey to overcome societal prejudices and celebrate the uniqueness and diversity of his performers.

Annie

Annie
Annie
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 49%
Metacritic: 39/100
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Runtime: 127 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 2 wins & 13 nominations total
Writer: Carol Sobieski, Thomas Meehan, Martin Charnin
Actors: Aileen Quinn, Albert Finney, Carol Burnett
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Annie movie is about a young girl named Annie who lives in a foster home and is chosen by a wealthy businessman to spend the holidays with him, leading to unexpected adventures and heartwarming connections.

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 79%
Metacritic: 60/100
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Runtime: 114 min
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Awards: 1 win & 13 nominations
Writer: Ol Parker, Richard Curtis, Catherine Johnson
Actors: Lily James, Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep
Language: English, French, Greek
Country: United Kingdom, United States, Japan, China, Croatia
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“Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” is a musical romantic comedy that follows Sophie as she prepares for the grand reopening of her mother’s hotel on the Greek island of Kalokairi. Through flashbacks, the film also explores the backstory of Sophie’s mother, Donna, and how she met Sophie’s three potential fathers.

The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music
The Sound of Music
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 172 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Awards: Won 5 Oscars. 17 wins & 13 nominations total
Writer: Georg Hurdalek, Howard Lindsay, Russel Crouse
Actors: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker
Language: English, German
Country: United States
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“The Sound of Music” is a musical film that tells the story of Maria, a young woman who becomes a governess for the seven children of a widowed naval captain. Through her love for music and her nurturing spirit, Maria brings joy and music back into the family’s lives while also falling in love with the captain.

Rent

Rent
Rent
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 47%
Metacritic: 53/100
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Runtime: 135 min
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Awards: 1 win & 22 nominations
Writer: Jonathan Larson, Stephen Chbosky
Actors: Taye Diggs, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Rosario Dawson
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Rent movie is a musical drama that follows a group of struggling artists in New York City’s East Village during the late 1980s and explores their relationships, dreams, and struggles with HIV/AIDS. It delves into the themes of love, friendship, and the pursuit of creative expression in the face of adversity.

High School Musical

High School Musical
High School Musical
Internet Movie Database: 5.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 67%
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Runtime: 98 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Awards: Won 2 Primetime Emmys. 10 wins & 19 nominations total
Writer: Peter Barsocchini
Actors: Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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High School Musical is a Disney Channel movie that follows the story of two high school students, Troy and Gabriella, who break free from their cliques and audition for the lead roles in their school’s musical, challenging social norms and finding love and acceptance along the way.

A Star is Born

A Star Is Born
A Star Is Born
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 88/100
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Runtime: 136 min
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 98 wins & 290 nominations total
Writer: Eric Roth, Bradley Cooper, Will Fetters
Actors: Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Sam Elliott
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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“A Star is Born” is a romantic musical drama that tells the story of a seasoned musician who helps a young and talented singer find fame while his own career begins to decline due to personal struggles with addiction. The film explores their complex relationship as they navigate the highs and lows of the music industry and their own personal demons.

Dreamgirls

Dreamgirls
Dreamgirls
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 79%
Metacritic: 76/100
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Runtime: 130 min
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 67 wins & 93 nominations total
Writer: Tom Eyen, Bill Condon
Actors: Beyoncé, Jamie Foxx, Eddie Murphy
Language: English
Country: United States
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Dreamgirls is a musical drama film that follows the rise and fall of a 1960s female singing group, highlighting their personal and professional struggles in the music industry, including betrayal and the pursuit of fame. The movie explores themes of ambition, love, and the sacrifices made to achieve success in the entertainment business.

Cabaret

Cabaret
Cabaret
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 80/100
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Runtime: 124 min
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical
Awards: Won 8 Oscars. 35 wins & 17 nominations total
Writer: Joe Masteroff, John Van Druten, Christopher Isherwood
Actors: Liza Minnelli, Michael York, Helmut Griem
Language: English, German, Hebrew, French
Country: United States
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The Cabaret movie is set in 1930s Berlin and follows the story of an American writer who becomes involved with a cabaret performer as they navigate the rise of the Nazi party and the decadence of the Weimar Republic.

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