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Top 5 Musical Movies

With La La Land becoming available for mobile cinema events we thought we would see how it fare’s against our top 4 most popular musicals screened at Road Movie Mobile Cinema. See the full results on our Google+ Poll

5. 6% voted for Hairspray (2007)
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‘Director (and choreographer) Shankman captures both the essence of the Broadway show’s magic and the original film’s timeless camp value to create a memorable movie musical.’ Full review

Sandie Angulo Chen – Common Sense Media

4. 9% voted for Mamma Mia! (2008)
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‘ABBA’s finally off Broadway and on movie screens. Thousands, maybe millions, cheer and dance, but do you really know what this manic musical is about? What it wants to teach you?’ Full review

Bob Hoose – Plugged In

3. 22% Voted for The Sound Of Music (1965)
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‘Appealing to the whole family and giving Julie Andrews a chance to sing and perform charmingly, it presents Christopher Plummer as Captain Von Trapp, a role that is sure to enhance the popularity of this fine actor.’ Full Review

Kate Cameron – New York Daily News

2. 24% Voted for La La Land (2016)
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‘Audacious, retro, funny and heartfelt, La La Land is the latest great musical for people who don’t like musicals – and will slap a mile-wide smile across the most miserable of faces’. Full review

Ian Freer – Empire

1. 39% Voted for The Blues Brothers (1980)
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“The Blues Brothers” holds a special place in cult movie lovers’ hearts for a reason. It’s surreal, it’s got style, and it has great music’. Full review

Heather Boerner – Common Sense Media

Let us know if you agree or disagree with how the top five list turned out.

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