Musicals for Kids

Ready for your kids to start belting out something besides "Let It Go" and "For the First Time in Forever"? Try introducing them to a classic musical. While your kids sing show tunes, they might just learn something about character strengths and life skills. From joyful (Singin' in the Rain) to gritty (Rent), you're bound to find a musical for almost every type of movie lover. Kids particularly enjoy movies that get their toes tapping, so try one of our favorite show-tune-packed picks for your next family movie night.

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Frozen Movie Poster Image
Wintry Disney musical is fabulous celebration of sisterhood.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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The Little Mermaid Movie Poster Image
Superb, entertaining animated musical has some scary stuff.
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(Release Year: 1989)
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Mulan Movie Poster Image
Disneyfied but dignified tale of Chinese warrior.
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(Release Year: 1998)
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Aladdin Movie Poster Image
A magic carpet ride of a movie from Disney.
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(Release Year: 1992)
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Anastasia Movie Poster Image
Beautiful, not factual depiction of missing Russian duchess.
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(Release Year: 1997)
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Annie (1982) Movie Poster Image
Tale of cute orphan is great for the whole family.
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(Release Year: 1982)
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Beauty and the Beast Movie Poster Image
Disney fave has great music, strong messages, some scares.
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(Release Year: 1991)
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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Movie Poster Image
A fantastical car story custom-made for kids.
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(Release Year: 1968)
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Easter Parade Movie Poster Image
Charming love story plus great song and dance.
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(Release Year: 1948)
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Enchanted Movie Poster Image
Adorable fairy tale is a fabulous family flick.
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(Release Year: 2007)
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Hello, Dolly! Movie Poster Image
A magical, old-fashioned musical.
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(Release Year: 1969)
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The Lion King Movie Poster Image
Musical king-of-the-beasts blockbuster is powerful, scary.
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(Release Year: 1994)
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Mary Poppins Movie Poster Image
World's coolest nanny celebrates family and fun.
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(Release Year: 1964)
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Meet Me in St. Louis Movie Poster Image
One of the most loving of all movie families.
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(Release Year: 1944)
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Moana Movie Poster Image
Great characters, memorable music, some monsters/scares.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Music Man Movie Poster Image
Glorious production with gorgeous music, dancing.
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(Release Year: 1962)
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My Fair Lady Movie Poster Image
Witty, stylish musical classic will entertain all ages.
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(Release Year: 1964)
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Scrooge Movie Poster Image
This musical Scrooge is great for kids.
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(Release Year: 1970)
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Seven Brides for Seven Brothers Movie Poster Image
Thrillingly energetic dances on film.
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(Release Year: 1954)
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Singin' in the Rain Movie Poster Image
Often considered the finest musical of all time.
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(Release Year: 1952)
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The Sound of Music Movie Poster Image
Outstanding family film features glorious music.
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(Release Year: 1965)
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The Wizard of Oz Movie Poster Image
Even decades later, one of the best family films ever made.
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(Release Year: 1939)
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Bedknobs and Broomsticks Movie Poster Image
Delightful Disney charmer may be too long for youngest.
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(Release Year: 1971)
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Let It Shine Movie Poster Image
Rousing rap-style musical has family-friendly themes.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Peter Pan (2000) Movie Poster Image
Leap-out-of-your-seat fun; great intro to theater.
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(Release Year: 2000)
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An American in Paris Movie Poster Image
Unforgettable musical is great for parents and kids alike.
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(Release Year: 1951)
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High School Musical Movie Poster Image
A modern-day Grease for tweens.
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(Release Year: 2006)
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High School Musical 2 Movie Poster Image
High School magic strikes again.
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(Release Year: 2007)
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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Movie Poster Image
Stage musical successfully brought to the screen.
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(Release Year: 2000)
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The King and I Movie Poster Image
A boisterous, big-costumed classic musical.
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(Release Year: 1956)
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Lemonade Mouth Movie Poster Image
Melodic Disney movie has great messages for families.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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Oklahoma! Movie Poster Image
Excellent singing and dancing on the frontier.
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(Release Year: 1955)
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Oliver! Movie Poster Image
Glorious musical based on Dickens' Oliver Twist.
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(Release Year: 1968)
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Royal Wedding Movie Poster Image
Family entertainment doesn't get any livelier.
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(Release Year: 1951)
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Teen Beach Movie Movie Poster Image
Heavily marketed musical is wholesome fun for tweens.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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The Wiz Movie Poster Image
Jazzy, family-friendly musical remake of classic film.
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(Release Year: 1978)
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Yankee Doodle Dandy Movie Poster Image
Patriotic '40s classic charms, but some dated behaviors.
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(Release Year: 1942)
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Guys and Dolls Movie Poster Image
Classic Sinatra/Brando musical is a whole lot of fun.
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(Release Year: 1955)
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The Passion Live Movie Poster Image
Stirring modern-day musical retelling of Easter story.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Viva Las Vegas Movie Poster Image
Vegas ad is a nonstop song-and-dance delight.
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(Release Year: 1964)
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Fiddler on the Roof Movie Poster Image
Epic musical story of Jews facing religious persecution.
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(Release Year: 1971)
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Funny Girl Movie Poster Image
Dazzling musical romance is long but entertaining.
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(Release Year: 1968)
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Into the Woods Movie Poster Image
Sondheim's fairy tale musical is dark, complex, sublime.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Newsies: The Broadway Musical Movie Poster Image
Dazzling staged musical has some mild cursing.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Ta Ra Rum Pum Movie Poster Image
Fanciful Bollywood dramedy fine for tweens and up.
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(Release Year: 2007)
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The Unsinkable Molly Brown Movie Poster Image
Debbie Reynolds is center stage in spirited 1964 musical.
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(Release Year: 1964)
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Hairspray (2007) Movie Poster Image
Infectiously fun musical with a message.
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(Release Year: 2007)
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High Society (1956) Movie Poster Image
Charming, boozy musical remake has less screwball humor.
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(Release Year: 1956)
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West Side Story Movie Poster Image
Musical masterpiece tackles race, with some violence.
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(Release Year: 1961)
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Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog Movie Poster Image
Fun musical adventure includes some innuendo and a death.
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(Release Year: 2008)
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Grease Movie Poster Image
Musical phenomenon is still great fun but quite racy.
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(Release Year: 1978)
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Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert Movie Poster Image
Masterful performances impress in modernized rock opera.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Little Shop of Horrors Movie Poster Image
Comic book creepiness, jazzy tunes, and fab cast.
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(Release Year: 1986)
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Dreamgirls Movie Poster Image
Broadway + Beyoncé = big, boomy musical fun.
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(Release Year: 2006)
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Once Movie Poster Image
Sweet, romantic musical hits all the right notes.
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(Release Year: 2007)
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A Star Is Born Movie Poster Image
Award-winning musical tragedy with alcoholism at its core.
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(Release Year: 1964)
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Chicago Movie Poster Image
Oscar-winning satire all about the razzle-dazzle.
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(Release Year: 2002)
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Hairspray Movie Poster Image
A kitschy teen fantasy you can dance to.
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(Release Year: 1988)
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Les Miserables Movie Poster Image
Excellent film adaptation of gritty, heartbreaking musical.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Moulin Rouge Movie Poster Image
Dazzling musical romance has innuendo, mature themes.
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(Release Year: 2001)
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O Brother, Where Art Thou? Movie Poster Image
Teens might enjoy this offbeat Odyssey adaptation.
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(Release Year: 2000)
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Rent Movie Poster Image
New York artists face eviction and more.
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(Release Year: 2005)
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The Rocky Horror Picture Show Movie Poster Image
A comedic cult classic with heavy sexual innuendo.
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(Release Year: 1975)
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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Movie Poster Image
Movie is darker, much bloodier than stage musical.
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(Release Year: 2007)
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