Remake: Musicalby dean11mck | created - 07 Sep 2011 | updated - 17 Oct 2012 | Public
These musical films are remade as the original films.
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1. First a Girl (1935)
Not Rated | 78 min | Comedy, Musical
Elizabeth dreams of being a music-hall singer. She gets to know Victor, that quite unexpectedly gets a female part in a music-hall number. He unfortunately finds himself voiceless, so, why wouldn't Elizabeth replace him in it?
5. Easy to Wed (1946)
Passed | 106 min | Comedy, Romance
To prevent a libel case against the paper, a reporter tries to compromise the reputation of a tycoon's slandered daughter.
6. In the Good Old Summertime (1949)
Approved | 102 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
In turn-of-the century America, Andrew and Veronica are co-workers in a music shop who dislike one another during working hours but unwillingly carry on an anonymous romance through the mail.
Votes: 3,222 | Gross: $6.30M
7. Nancy Goes to Rio (1950)
Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Musical
A mother and daughter compete over the same singing role and, unbeknownst to each other, the same man.
Musical-comedy remake of the 1940 film, It's a Date.
8. Painting the Clouds with Sunshine (1951)
Approved | 87 min | Musical
Tired of her boyfriend's gambling, a young woman joins two vaudeville performers on a trek to Las Vegas to search for millionaires to marry.
Musical remake of the 1933's Gold Diggers of 1933.
9. The Jazz Singer (1952)
Approved | 107 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Jerry dreams of becoming a famous jazz singer, but to accomplish that, he must defy his father, a Jewish Cantor who opposes such a dream as a future for a son of his.
10. A Star Is Born (1954)
Passed | 154 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
A film star helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career on a downward spiral.
Votes: 14,850 | Gross: $14.93M
11. Bundle of Joy (1956)
Approved | 98 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
After finding a baby outside an orphanage, a salesgirl receives sympathy from those around her, including her boss' son, as they all assume the baby is hers.
Musical remake of the 1939 comedy film, Bachelor Mother.
12. The Good Companions (1957)
104 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A touring variety troupe, the "Dinky Doos" are in financial trouble. An encounter with three strangers - Inigo Jollifant (a romantic, song-writing ex-schoolmaster), Miss Trant (a ... See full summary »
13. Silk Stockings (1957)
Approved | 117 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A musical remake of Ninotchka: After three bumbling Soviet agents fail in their mission to retrieve a straying Soviet composer from Paris, the beautiful, ultra-serious Ninotchka is sent to ... See full summary »
14. State Fair (1962)
118 min | Musical, Romance
Texan farmers the Frake family head for the Texas State Fair in Dallas. The parents are focused on winning the competitions for livestock and cooking. However, their restless daughter Margy and her brother Wayne meet attractive new love interests.
Votes: 1,002 | Gross: $3.50M
15. Lost Horizon (1973)
G | 150 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
While escaping war-torn China, a group of Europeans crash in the Himalayas, where they are rescued and taken to the mysterious Valley of the Blue Moon, Shangri-La.
Votes: 2,063 | Gross: $8.28M
Musical remake of Frank Capra's 1937 film.
17. The Jazz Singer (1980)
PG | 115 min | Drama, Music, Romance
The son of a Jewish Cantor must defy the traditions of his religious father in order to pursue his dream of being a popular singer.
Votes: 3,681 | Gross: $27.12M
19. Victor Victoria (1982)
PG | 134 min | Comedy, Music, Musical
A struggling female soprano finds work playing a male female impersonator, but it complicates her personal life.
Votes: 18,549 | Gross: $21.93M
20. Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Horror, Musical
A nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed.
Votes: 61,682 | Gross: $38.75M
21. The Producers (2005)
PG-13 | 134 min | Comedy, Musical
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.
Votes: 39,529 | Gross: $19.38M
22. Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (2005 TV Movie)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror
An outrageous tongue-in-cheek musical comedy adaptation of the classic anti-marijuana propaganda film Reefer Madness (1936).
23. Hairspray (2007)
PG | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.
Votes: 116,089 | Gross: $118.87M
24. Fame (2009)
PG | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
An updated version of the musical Fame (1980), which centered on the students of the New York Academy of Performing Arts.
Votes: 15,651 | Gross: $22.46M
25. Footloose (2011)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
City teenager Ren MacCormack moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace.
Votes: 44,545 | Gross: $51.80M