Top 50 underrated musical movies

01.
Vivah
160 min | 2006 |
6.6 (9398 votes)
|
8.71 (57 reviews)

Poonam, a traditionally brought-up young woman, is to marry Prem, a groom chosen by her uncle. Poonam and Prem's faith and love are to be tested however, when an accident occurs and Poonam might be scarred for life.

02.
When Love Calls
192 min | 1989 |
7.3 (11630 votes)
|
9.34 (41 reviews)

After Suman's father leaves her in the care of another family while he travels abroad, she falls in love with Prem. However, in order to for them to marry, Prem has to prove to Suman's father that he is not the same as his own dad.

03.
Jaan-E-Mann: Let's Fall in Love... Again
165 min | 2006 |
6.1 (8301 votes)
|
7.98 (54 reviews)

Follows a love triangle between Agastya, Suhaan and Piya.

04.
Earth Girls Are Easy
100 min | 1988 |
5.4 (22342 votes)
|
7.24 (74 reviews)

A Southern California girl befriends three furry aliens after their spaceship lands in her swimming pool.

05.
Xanadu
96 min | 1980 |
5.3 (12605 votes)
|
7.14 (236 reviews)

A struggling artist living in Los Angeles meets a girl who may hold the key to his happiness.

06.
Hairspray
117 min | 2007 |
6.6 (122819 votes)
|
8.33 (398 reviews)

Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.

07.
Cry-Baby
85 min | 1990 |
6.5 (57021 votes)
|
8.22 (141 reviews)

In 1950s Baltimore, a bad boy with a heart of gold wins the love of a good girl, whose boyfriend sets out for revenge.

08.
Charlotte's Web
94 min | 1973 |
6.9 (18980 votes)
|
8.57 (64 reviews)

Wilbur is a farm pig who's terrified that he'll end up on the dinner table. His friend Charlotte, a charming spider, comes to his rescue. She weaves words into her web, convincing the farmer that Wilbur is too special a pig to kill.

09.
Sanam Teri Kasam
154 min | 2016 |
7.5 (11531 votes)
|
9.16 (173 reviews)

After being disowned by her family, an awkward librarian relies on the help of her brooding neighbour.

10.
The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
114 min | 1982 |
6.0 (11589 votes)
|
7.66 (43 reviews)

A town's Sheriff and regular patron of a historical whorehouse fights to keep it running when a television reporter targets it as the Devil's playhouse.

11.
Jesus Christ Superstar
106 min | 1973 |
7.4 (26027 votes)
|
9.02 (183 reviews)

Film version of the musical stage play, presenting the last few weeks of Christ's life told in an anachronistic manner.

12.
Joe's Apartment
80 min | 1996 |
5.5 (12928 votes)
|
7.0 (48 reviews)

A nice guy has just moved to New York and discovers that he must share his run-down apartment with a couple thousand singing, dancing cockroaches.

13.
Oliver!
153 min | 1968 |
7.4 (36109 votes)
|
8.89 (157 reviews)

After being sold to a mortician, young orphan Oliver Twist runs away and meets a group of boys trained to be pickpockets by an elderly mentor.

14.
Calamity Jane
101 min | 1953 |
7.3 (9159 votes)
|
8.74 (75 reviews)

The story of Calamity Jane, her saloon, and her romance with Wild Bill Hickok.

15.
Little Shop of Horrors
94 min | 1986 |
7.0 (68821 votes)
|
8.43 (172 reviews)

A nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed.

16.
Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny
93 min | 2006 |
6.8 (104961 votes)
|
8.23 (215 reviews)

To become the greatest band of all time, two slacker, wannabe-rockers set out on a quest to steal a legendary guitar pick that gives its holders incredible guitar skills, from a maximum security Rock and Roll museum.

17.
Meet the Feebles
97 min | 1989 |
6.6 (20482 votes)
|
8.02 (132 reviews)

Multiple animals and insects experience the sleazier side of show business while working on a variety show.

18.
The Phantom of the Opera
143 min | 2004 |
7.2 (118334 votes)
|
8.61 (1875 reviews)

A young soprano becomes the obsession of a disfigured and murderous musical genius who lives beneath the Paris Opéra House.

19.
Rent
135 min | 2005 |
6.9 (49707 votes)
|
8.29 (727 reviews)

This is the film version of the Pulitzer and Tony Award winning musical about Bohemians in the East Village of New York City struggling with life, love and AIDS, and the impacts they have on America.

20.
Hum Aapke Hain Koun...!
206 min | 1994 |
7.5 (20032 votes)
|
8.86 (54 reviews)

Prem and Nisha meet and fall in love at the wedding of their elder siblings, but their plans to be together are put in jeopardy when Nisha's sister dies, leaving behind a baby.

21.
Parineeta - Das Mädchen aus Nachbars Garten
130 min | 2005 |
7.2 (8942 votes)
|
8.56 (70 reviews)

The lifelong romance between Lolita (Balan) and Shekar (Khan) is upset by the arrival of another man.

22.
Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey
122 min | 2020 |
6.5 (16095 votes)
|
7.82 (438 reviews)

An imaginary world comes to life in a holiday tale of an eccentric toymaker, his adventurous granddaughter, and a magical invention that has the power to change their lives forever.

23.
Paint Your Wagon
164 min | 1969 |
6.6 (12867 votes)
|
7.86 (98 reviews)

Two unlikely prospector partners share the same wife in a California gold rush mining town.

24.
The Music Man
151 min | 1962 |
7.7 (16531 votes)
|
8.93 (113 reviews)

Harold Hill poses as a boys' band leader to con naïve Iowa townsfolk.

25.
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
102 min | 1954 |
7.4 (23280 votes)
|
8.62 (150 reviews)

In 1850 Oregon, when a backwoodsman brings a wife home to his farm, his six brothers decide that they want to get married too.

26.
Dil to Pagal Hai
180 min | 1997 |
7.0 (21387 votes)
|
8.22 (35 reviews)

A grand musical about three passionate and dreamy characters: Rahul, Pooja and Nisha. Will their dreams come true? Will they find their true love?

27.
Kal Ho Naa Ho
186 min | 2003 |
7.9 (65625 votes)
|
9.11 (142 reviews)

Naina, an introverted, perpetually depressed girl's life changes when she meets Aman. But Aman has a secret of his own which changes their lives forever. Embroiled in all this is Rohit, Naina's best friend who conceals his love for her.

28.
The Greatest Showman
105 min | 2017 |
7.6 (251966 votes)
|
8.81 (1918 reviews)

Celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.

29.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
100 min | 1975 |
7.4 (136697 votes)
|
8.61 (480 reviews)

A newly-engaged couple have a breakdown in an isolated area and must seek shelter at the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-n-Furter.

30.
A Hard Day's Night
87 min | 1964 |
7.6 (42787 votes)
|
8.8 (220 reviews)

Over two "typical" days in the life of The Beatles, the boys struggle to keep themselves and Sir Paul McCartney's mischievous grandfather in check while preparing for a live television performance.

31.
Cannibal! The Musical
95 min | 1993 |
7.1 (11997 votes)
|
8.3 (108 reviews)

The sole survivor of an ill-fated mining expedition tells how his taste for gold was replaced by that of human flesh.

32.
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
91 min | 1964 |
7.8 (25166 votes)
|
8.99 (142 reviews)

A young woman separated from her lover by war faces a life-altering decision.

33.
Bride & Prejudice
122 min | 2004 |
6.2 (20308 votes)
|
7.38 (241 reviews)

A modern adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel, Pride and Prejudice, that features the lives of four unmarried daughters in an Indian family.

34.
Oklahoma!
145 min | 1955 |
7.1 (11917 votes)
|
8.26 (93 reviews)

In Oklahoma, several farmers, cowboys and a traveling salesman compete for the romantic favors of various local ladies.

35.
The Jazz Singer
88 min | 1927 |
6.5 (9465 votes)
|
7.64 (89 reviews)

The son of a Jewish Cantor must defy the traditions of his religious father in order to pursue his dream of becoming a jazz singer.

36.
1 - Nenokkadine
170 min | 2014 |
8.1 (41640 votes)
|
9.22 (339 reviews)

A rock star must overcome his psychological inhibitions to seek revenge for his parents' death.

37.
Over the Moon
95 min | 2020 |
6.4 (18583 votes)
|
7.51 (229 reviews)

In this animated musical, a girl builds a rocket ship and blasts off, hoping to meet a mythical moon goddess.

38.
Fiddler on the Roof
181 min | 1971 |
8.0 (40867 votes)
|
9.04 (157 reviews)

In pre-revolutionary Russia, a Jewish peasant contends with marrying off three of his daughters while growing anti-Semitic sentiment threatens his village.

39.
Grease 2
115 min | 1982 |
4.4 (33981 votes)
|
5.44 (245 reviews)

A British student at a 1960s American high school must prove himself to the leader of a girls' gang whose members can only date greasers.

40.
42nd Street
89 min | 1933 |
7.4 (11209 votes)
|
8.42 (108 reviews)

When the leading lady of a Broadway musical breaks her ankle, she is replaced by a young unknown actress, who becomes the star of the show.

41.
Charlie
130 min | 2015 |
7.9 (8020 votes)
|
8.89 (75 reviews)

A young, nonconforming woman named Tessa gets entangled in a cat-and-mouse chase in the by-lanes of Kerala, hunting for a mysterious artist who previously lived in her apartment.

42.
Yankee Doodle Dandy
126 min | 1942 |
7.7 (14762 votes)
|
8.65 (105 reviews)

The life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer, and singer George M. Cohan.

43.
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
100 min | 1971 |
7.8 (186343 votes)
|
8.74 (347 reviews)

A poor but hopeful boy seeks one of the five coveted golden tickets that will send him on a tour of Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory.

44.
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
91 min | 1953 |
7.2 (34395 votes)
|
8.13 (141 reviews)

Showgirls Lorelei Lee and Dorothy Shaw travel to Paris, pursued by a private detective hired by the suspicious father of Lorelei's fiancé, as well as a rich, enamored old man and many other doting admirers.

45.
Athadu
172 min | 2005 |
8.3 (10428 votes)
|
9.23 (31 reviews)

A gunman for hire is framed for murder, and assumes a dead man's identity while hiding from the police.

46.
Fame
134 min | 1980 |
6.6 (21236 votes)
|
7.51 (82 reviews)

A chronicle of the lives of several teenagers who attend a New York high school for students gifted in the performing arts.

47.
Swing Time
103 min | 1936 |
7.6 (12904 votes)
|
8.51 (88 reviews)

Roguish gambler/dancer "Lucky" Garnett is challenged by his fiance's father to come up with $25,000 to prove he's worthy of her hand. But after he falls in love with a dance instructor, Lucky'll do anything to keep from earning the bucks.

48.
Repo! The Genetic Opera
98 min | 2008 |
6.6 (24149 votes)
|
7.51 (252 reviews)

A worldwide epidemic encourages a biotech company to launch an organ-financing program similar in nature to a standard car loan. The repossession clause is a killer, however.

49.
Baazigar
175 min | 1993 |
7.7 (26861 votes)
|
8.61 (42 reviews)

A young man with a vendetta against a business tycoon seduces the man's younger daughter, but she begins to suspect her new lover's connection with her elder sister and his ulterior motive.

50.
The King and I
133 min | 1956 |
7.4 (24502 votes)
|
8.29 (90 reviews)

A widow accepts a job as a live-in governess to the King of Siam's children.

Top 28 overrated musical movies

01.
Climax
97 min | 2018 |
7.0 (58140 votes)
|
5.28 (440 reviews)

French dancers gather in a remote, empty school building to rehearse on a wintry night. The all-night celebration morphs into a hallucinatory nightmare when they learn their sangria is laced with LSD.

02.
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
158 min | 2016 |
5.8 (21938 votes)
|
4.5 (217 reviews)

This story explores love - the shapes it takes, the ways it changes us and the exhilarating and often terrifying ride it takes us on. It is the journey of two characters, Alizeh and Ayan, as they navigate life, love and heartbreak.

03.
New York, New York
155 min | 1977 |
6.6 (19047 votes)
|
5.33 (75 reviews)

An egotistical saxophonist and a young lounge singer meet on VJ Day and embark upon a strained and rocky romance, even as their careers begin a long, uphill climb.

04.
PK
153 min | 2014 |
8.1 (170023 votes)
|
7.06 (645 reviews)

An alien on Earth loses the only device he can use to communicate with his spaceship. His innocent nature and child-like questions force the country to evaluate the impact of religion on its people.

05.
Gunday
152 min | 2014 |
2.4 (58347 votes)
|
1.39 (840 reviews)

The lives of Calcutta's most powerful Gunday, Bikram and Bala, changes when Nandita enters it. Then a counter-force takes charge and a thriller unfolds.

06.
Vox Lux
114 min | 2018 |
5.8 (17054 votes)
|
4.8 (190 reviews)

An unusual set of circumstances brings unexpected success to a pop star.

07.
A Chorus Line
113 min | 1985 |
6.2 (9452 votes)
|
5.22 (69 reviews)

Hopefuls try out before a demanding director for a part in a new musical.

08.
Fame
107 min | 2009 |
5.1 (16172 votes)
|
4.17 (84 reviews)

An updated version of the musical Fame (1980), which centered on the students of the New York Academy of Performing Arts. The name of the school in 1980 was Fiorello Laguardia High School.

09.
Eight Crazy Nights
76 min | 2002 |
5.3 (22169 votes)
|
4.39 (130 reviews)

Davey Stone, an alcoholic with a criminal record, is sentenced to community service under the supervision of an elderly referee. Davey is then faced with trying to reform and abandon his bad habits.

10.
Mary Poppins Returns
130 min | 2018 |
6.7 (80715 votes)
|
5.8 (1089 reviews)

A few decades after her original visit, Mary Poppins, the magical nanny, returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael's children through a difficult time in their lives.

11.
Baaghi 2
137 min | 2018 |
4.8 (9580 votes)
|
3.99 (123 reviews)

A battle-hardened army officer squares off against drug lords and Russian henchmen to save his ex-lover's kidnapped daughter in the underbelly of Goa, India.

12.
Beauty and the Beast
129 min | 2017 |
7.1 (284663 votes)
|
6.3 (1157 reviews)

A selfish Prince is cursed to become a monster for the rest of his life, unless he learns to fall in love with a beautiful young woman he keeps prisoner.

13.
Waves
135 min | 2019 |
7.6 (20413 votes)
|
6.86 (168 reviews)

Traces the journey of a suburban family - led by a well-intentioned but domineering father - as they navigate love, forgiveness, and coming together in the aftermath of a loss.

14.
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
133 min | 2018 |
7.3 (130780 votes)
|
6.64 (758 reviews)

Six tales of life and violence in the Old West, following a singing gunslinger, a bank robber, a traveling impresario, an elderly prospector, a wagon train, and a perverse pair of bounty hunters.

15.
Across the Universe
133 min | 2007 |
7.3 (107680 votes)
|
6.66 (535 reviews)

The music of The Beatles and the Vietnam War form the backdrop for the romance between an upper-class American girl and a poor Liverpudlian artist.

16.
Baaghi 3
143 min | 2020 |
2.1 (10625 votes)
|
1.47 (472 reviews)

A man embarks on a bloody rampage to save his kidnapped brother.

17.
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
114 min | 2018 |
6.6 (85181 votes)
|
5.98 (795 reviews)

Five years after the events of Mamma Mia! (2008), Sophie prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother's past.

18.
In the Heights
143 min | 2021 |
7.4 (30865 votes)
|
6.83 (448 reviews)

A film version of the Broadway musical in which Usnavi, a sympathetic New York bodega owner, saves every penny every day as he imagines and sings about a better life.

19.
RamLeela
150 min | 2013 |
6.4 (19339 votes)
|
5.85 (124 reviews)

Modern adaptation of William Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet' with an Indian twist, the film focuses on the story of Ram and Leela, their love, lust and the drama afterwards.

20.
High Society
111 min | 1956 |
7.0 (14773 votes)
|
6.48 (144 reviews)

With socialite Tracy Lord about to remarry, her ex-husband - with the help of a sympathetic reporter - has 48 hours to convince her that she really still loves him.

21.
Hamilton
160 min | 2020 |
8.4 (70038 votes)
|
7.88 (619 reviews)

The real life of one of America's foremost founding fathers and first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton. Captured live on Broadway from the Richard Rodgers Theater with the original Broadway cast.

22.
An Affair to Remember
115 min | 1957 |
7.5 (28559 votes)
|
7.0 (168 reviews)

A couple falls in love and agrees to meet in six months at the Empire State Building - but will it happen?

23.
Moulin Rouge!
127 min | 2001 |
7.6 (272140 votes)
|
7.13 (1846 reviews)

A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets.

24.
Om Shanti Om
162 min | 2007 |
6.7 (40599 votes)
|
6.24 (155 reviews)

In the 1970s, Om, an aspiring actor, is murdered, but is immediately reincarnated into the present day. He attempts to discover the mystery of his demise and find Shanti, the love of his previous life.

25.
A Star Is Born
136 min | 2018 |
7.6 (351481 votes)
|
7.16 (2689 reviews)

A musician helps a young singer find fame as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.

26.
The Producers
134 min | 2005 |
6.3 (41746 votes)
|
5.87 (389 reviews)

After putting together another Broadway flop, down-on-his-luck producer Max Bialystock teams up with timid accountant Leo Bloom in a get-rich-quick scheme to put on the world's worst show.

27.
Mamma Mia!
108 min | 2008 |
6.4 (224668 votes)
|
6.02 (772 reviews)

The story of a bride-to-be trying to find her real father told using hit songs by the popular 1970s group ABBA.

28.
Devdas
185 min | 2002 |
7.6 (39988 votes)
|
7.29 (115 reviews)

After his wealthy family prohibits him from marrying the woman he is in love with, Devdas Mukherjee's life spirals further and further out of control as he takes up alcohol and a life of vice to numb the pain.