Best new Musical movies in 2018 & 2017 (Netflix & Cinema List)

The Vore's Film staff selects the top best musical movies of 2018 in cinema, DVD and Netflix. Are William H. Macy, Clint Eastwood & John Carney our new musical genre directors? The main focus is on international art house & American and British indie cinema.

Musicals can be so much more than sappy melodrama’s where every character bursts into singing every five minutes. Down below you’ll find movies that are all ‘musical’ in very different ways.

New musical movies in 2018

Top movies up for release in 2018


Best musical movies of 2017

Top rated 2017 musical movies

    Best musical movies on Netflix or DVD in 2018

    2010's best rated musical movies out on DVD, Bluray or streaming on VOD (Netflix, Amazon).

    • La La Land

      DIRECTOR: Damien ChazelleDamien Chazelle
      CAST: Ryan Gosling Emma Stone Rosemarie DeWitt

      A soulful musical; a jazz pianist falls in love with a struggling actress; they both face the difficult terms of pursuing the Hollywood dreams while somehow meeting... Read more

      RATING: 84/100

      RELEASE DATE: December 21st, 2016

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    • Rudderless

      DIRECTOR: William H. Macy
      CAST: Billy Crudup Anton Yelchin Felicity Huffman

      It comes as a surprise to a mourning father when he stumbles across a box of demo tapes that belonged to his recently deceased son; he forms a band to honour his... Read more

      RATING: 75/100

      RELEASE DATE: February 12th, 2014

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    • Begin Again

      DIRECTOR: John Carney
      CAST: Keira Knightley Mark Ruffalo Adam Levine

      A per chance encounter between a young songwriter and singer with a defamed music-business stalwart creates a great opportunity for both of them, as together they become... Read more

      RATING: 74/100

      RELEASE DATE: July 11th, 2014

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    • Jersey Boys

      DIRECTOR: Clint EastwoodClint Eastwood
      CAST: John Lloyd Young Erich Bergen Michael Lomenda

      The story brings forth the formation of a very famous Rock band 'Four Seasons;' how its members, four young men from the wrong side of jersey came together to... Read more

      RATING: 68/100

      RELEASE DATE: June 20th, 2014

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    • God Help the Girl

      DIRECTOR: Stuart Murdoch
      CAST: Emily Browning Olly Alexander Hannah Murray

      A girl who is going through an emotional tumult resorts to writing songs to find peace; she meets two music directors, each of whom are stuck at their respective points... Read more

      RATING: 67/100

      RELEASE DATE: September 5th, 2014

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    • The Last Five Years

      DIRECTOR: Richard LaGravenese
      CAST: Anna Kendrick Jeremy Jordan Tamara Mintz

      A musical that portrays the story of a struggling actress who is deeply in love with a novelist striving in his own field; both offer their respective musical rendition... Read more

      RATING: 59/100

      RELEASE DATE: December 12th, 2014

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