Movies/Musicals you gotta watch so you can call yourself a theatre kid

Includes movies that are adapted into musicals.

  • West Side Story
  • Dreamgirls
  • High School Musical
  • Hairspray
  • My Fair Lady
  • Funny Face
  • The King and I
  • Newsies
  • Broadway Melody of 1940
  • Meet Me in St. Louis
  • On the Town
  • 42nd Street
  • The Phantom of the Opera
  • Hedwig and the Angry Inch
  • Wicked
  • Shrek the Musical
  • Amélie
  • Legally Blonde
  • Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail
  • The Little Mermaid
  • Newsies: The Broadway Musical
  • The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall
  • Across the Universe
  • La La Land
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Aladdin
  • Boogie Nights
  • Into the Woods
  • The Wiz
  • The Last Five Years
  • Matilda
  • Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Little Shop of Horrors
  • Les Misérables
  • Chicago
  • Fame
  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • Cabaret
  • Moulin Rouge!
  • Heathers
  • Jersey Boys
  • Cats
  • Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
  • The Phantom of the Opera
  • Footloose
  • Grease
  • Once
  • Evita
  • Sweet Charity
  • Annie Get Your Gun
  • Bye Bye Birdie
  • Annie
  • Singin' in the Rain
  • Oliver!
  • Fiddler on the Roof
  • The Band Wagon
  • Mary Poppins
  • Guys and Dolls
  • The Wizard of Oz
  • A Chorus Line
  • An American in Paris
  • The Music Man
  • Anastasia
  • The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
  • The Sound of Music
  • Mamma Mia!
  • Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
  • Hello, Dolly!
  • Hairspray
  • Rent