Movie Recommendations: Musical

Aladdin

Aladdin

The story of a diamond in the rough, who is granted three wishes by a genie. Released in 1992.

Recommendations

This movie is recommended by Holly, Brandon, Chelsea, Morgan, Meaghan, Nicole, Bonster, Hoppy, and Kathi.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

Belle, whose father Maurice is imprisoned by the Beast (really an enchanted Prince), offers herself instead and finds the prince inside the Beast.

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This movie is recommended by Morgan, Holly, Bonster, Hoppy, Meaghan, and Kathi.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Corpse Bride

Corpse Bride

Two aristocratic families pair off their less-than-satisfied children, believing they will all be escalated into high society. Yet when clumsy Victor Van Dort rehearses his vows in the woods, he accidentally marries the Corpse Bride, throwing a great wrench in everyone's plans.

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This movie is recommended by Kathi.
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Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing

When 16-year-old Baby (Jennifer Grey) spends the summer at a resort in the Catskills with her parents, she falls in love with an older dance instructor named Johnny Castle (Patrick Swayze). Also there's dancing.

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This movie is recommended by Meaghan, Morgan, Anna, Bonster, Hoppy, and Kathi.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Dreamgirls

Dreamgirls

An adaptation of the Tony Award winning Broadway show, Dreamgirls tells the story of the Dreams, a girl group in the 1960s. Beginning as backup singers for James "Thunder" Early, they rise to fame but at the cost of one of their original members. Starring Beyonce Knowles, Jamie Foxx, Eddie Murphy and Academy Award winnder Jennifer Hudson.

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This movie is recommended by Morgan and Holly.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Grease

Grease

Australian exchange student Sandy discovers that her summer love Danny goes to the same school she does. Much musical romantic angst ensues as the two get their signals crossed over and over again. Released in 1978. Stars John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John.

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This movie is recommended by Meaghan, Morgan, Holly, Kathi, and Hoppy.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Hairspray

Hairspray

Tracy Turnblad wants nothing more than to dance on the Corny Collins Show, where the object of her affection Link Larkin also dances. Tracy gets her chance to shine and brings with her a new way of doing things in the ever changing 1960s.

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This movie is recommended by Morgan, Nicole, Holly, and Bonster.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Jungle Book, The

Jungle Book, The

Bagheera the Panther and Baloo the Bear have a difficult time trying to convince a boy to leave the jungle for human civilization.

Recommendations

This movie is recommended by Julie and Holly.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Lion King, The

Lion King, The

It's the circle... the circle of life!

Recommendations

This movie is recommended by Holly, Bonster, Hoppy, Morgan, and Kathi.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Little Mermaid, The

Little Mermaid, The

A mermaid princess makes a faustian bargain with an unscrupulous seahag in order to meet a human prince on land.

Recommendations

This movie is recommended by Holly, Julie, Bonster, Morgan, Hoppy, and Meaghan.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins

Jane and Michael have never been able to keep their nanny for very long - that is, until Mary Poppins arrived! Follow the children on their magical and fantastical journeys with their new nanny and her old friend Bert. Released in 1964, this film stars Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke.

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This movie is recommended by Morgan, Julie, Meaghan, Holly, and Hoppy.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Moulin Rouge

Moulin Rouge

Penniless writer Christian comes to Paris to write and epxerience love for the first time. Along the way, he gets involved with some Bohemians trying to pitch a show to be performed at the Moulin Rouge. He does indeed fall in love with the beautiful courtesan, Satine. But, their love is doomed from the start as Satine is owned by the Moulin Rouge's patron, The Duke.

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This movie is recommended by Meaghan, Anna, Morgan, Chelsea, Bonster, Hoppy, and Kathi.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Nightmare Before Christmas, The

Nightmare Before Christmas, The

Jack Skellington, the pumpkin king of Halloween Town, is bored with doing the same thing every year for Halloween. One day he stumbles into Christmas Town, and is so taken with the idea of Christmas that he tries to get the resident bats, ghouls, and goblins of Halloween town to help him kidnap Santa and put on a more frightening Christmas.

Recommendations

This movie is recommended by Bonster, Julie, Chelsea, Holly, Kathi, and Brandon.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical

Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical

An outrageous tongue-in-cheek musical comedy adaptation of the classic 1936 anti-marijuana propaganda film.

Recommendations

This movie is recommended by Nicole, Brandon, Bonster, and Hoppy.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Spider-Man 3

Spider-Man 3

The third movie in the Spider-Man series finds Peter Parker facing his own dark side when a symbiote attaches itself to his costume, bringing out the worst parts of his nature. Peter is also having problems in his relationship with Mary Jane and dealing with a host of new villains: the New Goblin (Harry Osborn), the Sandman, and, eventually, Venom.

Recommendations

This movie is recommended by Meaghan, Morgan, and Holly.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Velvet Goldmine

Velvet Goldmine

Reporter Arthur Stuart is assigned to investigate the staged murder of 70's glam rocker Brian Slade. Through Arthur's own recollections, and the stories of others, we follow the rise and fall of Brian Slade and learn about his relationship with another rockstar, Curt Wild.

Recommendations

This movie is recommended by Meaghan, Bonster, Hoppy, Holly, and Kathi.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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West Side Story

West Side Story

Winner of 10 1961 Academy Awards, West Side Story sets the classic tale of Romeo and Juliet in 1960s Manhattan. The Jets and the Sharks are at war and former Jet, Tony has fallen in love with Puerto Rican girl Maria, whose brother is a Shark. Starring Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Rita Moreno and George Chakiris.

Recommendations

This movie is recommended by Morgan and Hoppy.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: GLORIOUS BEYOND GLORY
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Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971)

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971)

When Charlie Bucket, a young boy froma poor family, finds the last Golden Ticket, winning him a trip to the Wonka Chocolate Factory, it is everything he ever dreamed of and more. Released in 1971 and starring Gene Wilder.

Recommendations

This movie is recommended by Holly, Julie, Morgan, Anna, Bonster, Brandon, and Hoppy.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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