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The best musical films of all time

The best musical films reach Hobby Consoles. Let’s review the very best that Hollywood has given us and musical films in the last seventy years. Since the last Golden Age until today. Are you ready to sing?

“But what happens here, we have gone crazy?”, “How to musical theater? “Or” I have returned Hobby Consoles about moñas, we want more explicit galleries fatalities and full nudity! “Some might say.

But we know the truth. For example, you, yes you, with there, playing with Orc Warrior of WoW and goes by the nickname  SatanasMascaCraneosEscupeFetos , you are that every time he hears Roxanne out of his hands a tear. And you, the addict average eviscerate Greece Kratos , do not hide. Everyone knows that you sing as a tenor come up Music in the night every time you get into the shower. And, uh, we do not forget you, friend. I said: WE HAVE CAUGHT.

And, however much that anyone says otherwise, the film is a genre film music very well established in theaters. A classic without which it could not fully understand the success of the seventh art and which have grown practically all of us here. For this reason, we will do a review of what we consider to be the best musical films we’ve seen, you can easily find them on movie2k

Singin ‘in the Rain (1952)

Gene Kelly , Donald O’Connor and Debbie Reynolds star in this dramatic comedy that weall remember the Barmy put that although made a soup, still singing in the rain.Curiously, it was not milk it was raining (as they say), so that the camera could capture itand no water. Really it got to see the water with lighting effects. What is certain is that the poor Gene Kelly shot the sequence with 39 degrees of fever.

The plot of this old musical film, a basic classic, revolves around Don Lockwood , a silent film star, he sees as the industry changes dramatically with the advent of talkies.Changes in productions reach almost Lockwood unexpectedly while knows love.

Chicago (2002)

Rob Marshall adapts the eponymous Broadway classic John Kander, which in turn is based on a play of 1926. This film starring Renee Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Richard Gere narrates a process of murder in the middle of Prohibition in Chicago.

A housewife is accused of murdering her lover in cold blood and faces the death row. To avoid this, it will use all kinds of tricks and picaresque in order to escape the pillory and achieve their dreams: to be a showgirl. Did you get? We do not just tell you how. We do not want jorobaros one of the most amazing, funny finals and, in a way, gender acids.

The Phantom of the Opera (2004)

Joel Schumacher directs this adaptation of the eponymous musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber (Cats), which in turn is based on the black gothic novel by Gaston Leroux. Based on a success on stage, the Schumacher film up for historical inaccuracies and some other narrative inconcreción with an impressive assembly and a brilliant adaptation of the songs.

Emmy Rossum (Inside, Dragonball Evolution ), Gerard Butler ( 300 , Rockanrolla) and Patrick Wilson ( Watchmen , Fargo series) star in this romantic drama. The film, set in France in the late nineteenth century, tells how a young singer becomes an object of desire and obsession of a complicated genius deformed face, dwelling in the catacombs of the Palace of the Paris Opera.

Fiddler on the Roof (1971)

One of the best films considered the genre. Based on the 1964 musical, Fiddler on the Roof portrays the life of a Jewish community in the early twentieth century in the village of Anatevka in Tsarist Russia. The plot centers on the last years of this community, before the czarist edicts compel Jews to emigrate outside the empire.

Tevye (played by Chaim Topol, Zarkov in Flash Gordon ) must deal with the changes that operate in the small community and the fact that their daughters grow and challenge tradition and what is expected of them. Tevye, the protagonist of the play, also serves asnarrator. The title refers to the precarious situation of the violinist, who tries to touch up a roof, even at the risk of falling and breaking his neck. This analogy compares the hypothetical violinist with the Jewish community of Anatevka, which should make “juggling” to survive the increasing pressure from their Orthodox neighbors and, in particular, the tsarist authorities.

Grease (1978)

“You’re the One That I Want uh uh uh !! ” As you say you have not never sung this song is to call you mentiruscos to the face and stay perfectly calm. Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta (Pulp Fiction, The Punisher ) are the stars of this teen comedy school in musical key with which several generations have danced, sung and (why not say it ?) Laughed.

Set in the Roaring 50 in the US, the film tells the courtship and heartbreaks of Sandy, the new girl in school, and malote Dany Zuko. Grease it is a reference to the brilliantine (grease) that the character Travolta and his colleagues put in your hair for maquearse and that led to a small group of subculture in the 50s, known as greasers. By the way, this film, also comes from a play of the same name.

Moulin Rouge (2001)

This really is an original film, though some say it is based on The Lady of the Camellias by Alexandre Dumas. Ewan McGregor ( Star Wars ) and Nicole Kidman (Stoker, Wide Eyes Shut) are the heads of this musical film in key jukebox, which remakes numerous works of pop and rock.

Moulin Rogue takes us to Paris in 1900. A depressive Scottish writer remembers his beloved, narrating his memoirs in which recounts how they met and lived their passionate romance. However, neither fate nor fortune seems to smile at the pair of lovers, whose desire to be together challenge the Fates and society in which they live.

Paint Your Wagon (1969)

They originally titled “Paint Your Wagon” (Paint your car), Paint Your Wagon is a musical comedy western with frame picaresque as a base. Clint Eastwood (yes, that Clint Eastwood), Lee Marvin and  Jean Seberg are protagonists of this story set in Gold Rush and tells the settlement of a small mining town, located on a rich gold basin. It recounted the plot, quite light but very bad baba way, what happened to the adventurous man of the nineteenth century when he was about to create their own redoubt of civilization.

By the way, curiosities: This film, although western, is quite squishy. As a result,  The Simpsons the parodied for a chapter in which Homer was expecting a film shooting and death and a movie they loved Lisa and Marge encontrócon. On the other hand (ouch, gossiping, cotillero!) Production was a disaster. Director Lee Marvin told that this could not sing. As a result, the actor urinated on boots when the filmmaker director. They did not return to shoot any scenes together. In addition, Jean Seberg and Clint Eastwood messed up . The husband of the latter, died of jealousy, came shooting in the backlot. He did not kill anyone. Unless a mule.

Les Miserables (2012)

In 2012, and after many attempts, this French classic musical came to the movies with a star cast, narrating one of the most exciting and emblematic stories of world literature.But well thought out , this acclaimed film version starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway and Amanda Seyfried hardly needs an introduction. In fact, all recall that Anne Hathaway received the Oscar for best supporting actress for her role in this film.

Based on the novel by Victor Hugo , the plot follows Jean Valjean, a convicted criminal, fair and reconverted faith by the grace of a religious merciful man. Always fleeing from justice, and taking care of a young orphan Valjean will witness political and revolutionary changes in France in the early nineteenth century.

The Producers (2005)

Mel Brooks ( Spaceballs ) are remakes himself adapting the musical which in turn is based on one of his first films. The plot is set in 1950 to 1960 in Broadway. A ruined Jewish music producer learns from his accountant, also Jewish, that if a bad work they have to close the day of the premiere, will not have to pay neither wealth nor investors is made. Unwilling to give the pitch of their lives, the duo gives the mother of teatras fiascos: “Springtime for Hitler, the merry adventures of Adolf and Eva at Berchtesgaden”, a work that will offend people of any creed, nationality, sex and religion … However, something is not as expected.

This funny satire about the world of theater and Broadway cast featured a father and Sir, Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Uma Thurman, Will Ferrell … oh, and John Barrowman, who will remember more for his role Merlyn in Arrow and Captain Jack in Doctor Who. 0:40 minute video check it out for the in.

My Fair Lady (1964)

Rex Harrison and Audrey Hepburn star in this adaptation of the play , which in turn is based on the novel Pygmalion (1913). The story is set in the London of the late nineteenth century and tells how Henry Higgins, a bachelor English gentleman, makes a bet with another gentleman to educate a young florist, lacking training or manners, with the intention of straining at a reception real, by passing through a great lady.

This endearing romantic comedy could be a victim of dubbing of his time, precisely because the original version was subtle nuances and a strong emphasis on accents londisenses different classes. However, his translation of the time managed to overcome this obstacle with good sense, although purists still prefer to hear the original version.By the way, who sang was not Audrey Hepburn, but a singer who recorded the subjects under study. In fact, to replace Julie Andrews, original musical actress and who by then was running Mary Poppins, made Hepburn had to deal with a lot of criticism of him.Very reluctantly, that yes, the paper nailed it.

Sound of Music (1965)

And speaking of Julie Andrews . This actress in 1965 made another musical for which he has passed into history. Known in its original version as The Sound of Music (or The Sound of Music in Latin America), The Sound of Music was based on the true story of pseudoficticia von Trapp family. The plot tells how a novice governess goes home widower Baron von Trapp and ends up becoming the nanny and best friend of the children of this.

This musical, perhaps buenista in excess, is however one of those gems that leaves us some other good taste because of that innocence and has innanta whiteness. In addition, on the other hand, the musical numbers are still a little gem of popular culture and cinema.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

In 1975 came the movie a success of the London theaters: The Rocky Horror Show . The play, like the film, parodying the genre of tapes and series-B horror movies and science fiction series-B. A very young Susan Sarandon exercised heroin, something sappy and dead midge, while Tim Curry (yes, Arl Howe of Dragon Age: Origins) a corset is wore and became a “sweet transvestite from the planet Transsexual in the Transylvania galaxy.”

A milestone in the struggle for sexual freedom and a speech parody and criticism of the strict traditional social and sexual roles, The Rocky Horror Picture Show is a prank that has laid the basis of showbiz. In fact, it is said that there is a film remake underway. Will you do honor to the cutrísima, but unrepeatable first film, which also had himselfMeatloaf ? We doubt it .

West Side Story (1961)

Adaptation of a Broadway play and a story of Romeo and Juliet modern. Well, modern for 1960, of course. The protagonists are Maria and Tony , two members of rival gangs of bad roads in the depths of New York who fall in love tragically. Natalie Wood and Richard Beymer were the protagonists of this racial drama (Maria’s family is Puerto Rican) that left us great songs like this “Mariaaaaa, I just met a girl named mariaaa” I Feel Pretty or archiconocido America. Another momentazo is that final potpourri so successfully parodied the film South Park.

Eye to the data! The original plan was that Elvis Presley was in charge of the role of Tony, while Audrey Hepburn was about being Maria. What a would have been that! 10 Oscars won anything West Side Story . It became the most awarded of all time musical film.


 
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