All I needs a few more dollars Disney is well known for its animated movie musicals but what about the live-action ones welcome to Ms mojo and today we'll be counting down our picks for the top ten live-action Disney movie musicals day after day are you a big fan of.
Musicals what about a super fan so is Miriam over at Junior mojo watch as she frantically retells the plot of one of the most beloved musicals The Wizard of Oz and junior mojo series super fan club for this list we'll be looking at films from across the Disney spectrum including theatrical releases and TV movies as long as they're live-action and musicals.
I wish number ten into the woods more than anything falling right into its pattern of retelling classic fairy tales Disney gives a Hollywood makeover to this Broadway show which merges some of our favorite childhood stories with this one you don't just get one fairy tale but several all wrapped up into one I know what my decision is which is not.
To decide I'll just leave him a clue it's like the ultimate fan theory connecting all our favorite characters the story juggles comedy and tragedy as the lives of different fairy tale characters intertwine the performances from the star-studded cast including Meryl Streep Anna Kendrick and Emily Blunt although overly campy at times are.
Definitely entertaining to watch number 9 babes in toyland and you'll never believe sheíll Ricci speaking of retelling classic tales this old-school Disney musical centers around mother Goose nursery rhymes Tom Piper is all set to marry Mary contrary but the evil Barnaby.
Has other plans he wants to marry Mary for her inheritance so he kidnaps Tom and hire some goons to kill him needless to say Mary is quite contrary as you might expect from a family movie everything turns out with a happy ending the goofy characters and fun songs will surely make you nostalgic for your childhood number eight Pete's dragon .
This musical follows a young boy named Pete as he escapes from an abusive family the gogans forms a new one with a woman named Nora and wins over a town that initially rejects him he does it all with the help of his best friend Elliot who just happens to be an occasionally invisible dragon .
This tale about friendship Pete and Elliot protect each other from those who might want to hurt them though the premise of this film may seem bleak the darkest parts of the story like when the abusive gogans tried to take Pete away from his new family are lightened up by the jovial songs number seven High School Musical.
it was the start of something new the movie that launched the careers of Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens was a Disney Channel phenomenon that was so popular that it sparked two sequels the last one being widely released in theaters through catchy songs and memorable characters this film delivered the.
Powerful message to an audience of young viewers that they should be unafraid to break free of the status quo and explore all dimensions of themselves this movie took the cliched plot of the superstar jock and the nerdy girl breaking all the rules and revived it with a new musical twist .
Number six the Muppets the genius pairing of Amy Adams and Jason Segel combined with everyone's favorite musical puppet friends makes this one possibly the best Muppets movie ever The Muppet Christmas carol is definitely a close second but this 2011 installment to the Muppets franchise is the one earning a spot on this list to save the old Muppets studio from being destroyed.
By oilman Tex Richman Gary Mary and Walter reunite the Muppets to raise the money to save it the musical numbers are just as fun and campy as you might expect from the Muppets as they find each other and rediscover themselves on this new adventure number-5 Bedknobs and Broomsticks which is Nazis and a flying bed that travels.
Through dimensions make up this family-friendly musical miss eglantine price is a student of witchcraft who desires to use her powers to help the war effort during the Blitz but she is missing the final spell she needs to complete her training with the help of her three young Ward's and her witchcraft professor miss price adventures to find the spell and take on.
The Nazis this film is essentially a historical fictional fantasy musical that will bring you back to the age of believing doubting everything you ever knew the combination of live-action and animation using impressive special effects makes the magic happen number four Newsies based on the real news boys strike of.
1899 this musical tells the story of Jack Kelly and his fellow Newsies who lead a strike against the most powerful newspaper men in the city in this true David and Goliath story the newsboy stand up to Pulitzer after they jack up the price of papers for the Newsies Christian Bale stars as Jack Kelly the leader of the Newsies who rallies an entire city to stand up to the ruthless.
Businessmen that's right it's the Batman singing and dancing and it's pretty awesome then you swear you won't forget me if I found you come and say so awesome that the Broadway style songs and choreography inspired the hit Broadway show of the.
Same name number three Beauty and the Beast first of all it only made sense that Hermione Granger grew up to be Belle secondly this live-action remake of the beloved animated classic did not disappoint the perfect mix of all the elements we loved so much from the original movie and updated details make.
This one of Disney's best very different from the rest of placing a little more focus on the backstory of the town and townspeople helped close some plot holes the original left open as well as give more depth to even the most superficial characters the updated versions of the original songs are amazing and the new songs are great additions what a to move.
number two enchanted the fairytale world bleeds into the real world when Giselle is banished by an evil queen to a world where happily ever afters don't exist but her blinding optimism and tendency to randomly burst out into song and dance quickly infect the city she is not just some damsel in distress.
Who needs a handsome man to come save her however the princess does her own saving in this brand-new fairy tale the purposefully hammy fairy tale characters hilariously off put the cynical real-world characters while playfully poking fun at fairy tale stories this film also celebrates their overall messages about hope and self belief .
Before we unveil our top pick here are a few honorable mentions music number one MARY POPPINS this classic Disney musical remains so iconic that it produced a sequel decades after its initial release what kid didn't wish they had a mystical nanny after watching.
This one just a most delightful played by the iconic Julie Andrews Mary Poppins blows into the lives of the bank's children on her flying umbrella and takes them on an otherworldly adventure inside a chalk drawing with her friend Bert stunning musical numbers and a spoonful of sugar she teaches the children about the magic of youth and reminds their overly serious father.
About what really matters in life there's only one word to describe this movie and it's supercalifragilistic expialidocious if you say you loud enough you're always some precocious if you want to hear more about musicals don't forget to check out the Wizard of Oz episode of super fan club over at jr. mojo you can find the link in the box.
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