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What's Buzzworthy: Your Favorite Movie Musicals

What's Buzzworthy: Your Favorite Movie Musicals

I used to think I wasn't all that into movie musicals, but after seeing all your excellent picks for this week's Buzzworthy challenge, I've been swayed. I'd forgotten about many of these, and I'm happy to have been reminded. Thank you to everyone who participated! Here are some of the ones I found most noteworthy.

Bugsy
swwonder says of her pick, "One of my favourite films ever. I always wanted to be Tallulah!"

The Wizard of Oz
audreystar has this to say about her pick: "Who can get enough of the beautiful voice of a young Judy Garland as Dorothy or her three sidekicks? The music now is embedded in my brain as with most people. And 'Over the Rainbow' is one of the best and beautiful songs ever written or sang."

Three more greats if you

West Side Story
See, here's an example of one I forgot all about. I used to love this movie. Apparently, so did WhiplashGirlchild who writes, "My mother forced me to watch this when I was a little kid. I threw a tantrum because I didn't want to watch an "old" movie. Boy, was I eating crow... this has since been one of my favorite movies ever."

The Sound of Music
Chosen by missyosigirl and swwonder. I have to admit, I'm a sucker for this one, too.

Oliver!
This is Linda McP's selection, and she says, "This Oscar winning adaptation of Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist is a classic. Great score includes 'As Long As He Needs Me,' one of my all time favorites."

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Daisy6264 Daisy6264 10 years
The Wizard Of Oz.
mdbzmom mdbzmom 10 years
The Unsinkable Molly Brown is fabulous. I love Debbie Reynolds!!! Also, Fiddler on the Roof
Fancy04 Fancy04 10 years
West Side Story was okay. I am not a fan of musicals.
hollywoodholiday hollywoodholiday 10 years
oh, i looove sound of music. and moulin rouge! :) "Love is something more stern and splendid than mere kindness." --The Problem of Pain
Linda-McP Linda-McP 10 years
Thanks for the mention, Buzz. All of these are great picks.
Schaianne Schaianne 10 years
Sound of Music is probably my fave ... but Wizard of Oz and Grease are way up there.
missyosigirl missyosigirl 10 years
wizard of oz and sound of music are classics :D oh and yeah, why no grease here? i loved the ending song and dance number! i have got to watch west side story. my dad has a copy but i kept putting it off...
LaylaCams LaylaCams 10 years
I love musicals! Wizard of Oz and Sound of Music! LOVE THEM!
demeter demeter 10 years
I really don't like musicals. They bore me...the only musical I liked was Rocky Horror Picture Show. And that's an out-of-the-norm musical.
Leilanic1 Leilanic1 10 years
OHHH and GREASe of course!!!
Leilanic1 Leilanic1 10 years
west side story, singing in the rain, carnival, and meet me in st louis are favorite musicals. i'm a total geek because nobody i know loves musicals as much as me. I even loved moulin rouge!!!
BellaCalla BellaCalla 10 years
FYI Bugsy Malone is not the same as Bugsy. Bugsy Malone = musical about kid gagsters with Scott Baio and Jodie Foster Bugsy = early 90's gangster movie with Warren Beatty They're not even about the same Bugsy (Bugsy Malone-made up gangster VS Bugsy Siegel-real life gangster)
JennyJen2 JennyJen2 10 years
I am shocked that Grease didn't make this list. By far my favorite! We even did a Grease Themed event in my soroity back in college! Gotta love John Travolta and Oliva back in the day!
swwonder swwonder 10 years
Thanks for the mentions Buzz. I love Wizard of Oz too, although the Munchkins creep me out. I really want to see West Side Story, but every time it's on I always just catch the last 10 minutes.
menthadict menthadict 10 years
I am such a sucker for Sound of Music xD My mom and I would always sit on the couch when it came out and watch it.
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