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8 femmes
Year: 2002
Genre: Comedy / Crime / Musical / Romance
Rating: (7.1)
Country: France / Italy
Runtime: 111 min.
Director: François Ozon
Studio: France 2 Cinéma
Cast: Virginie Ledoyen / Danielle Darrieux / Firmine Richard / Catherine Deneuve / Emmanuelle Béart / Isabelle Huppert / Ludivine Sagnier / Fanny Ardant / Dominique Lamure
Plot:
One morning at an isolated mansion in the snowy countryside of 1950s France, a family is gathered for the holiday season. But there will be no celebration at all because their beloved patriarch has been murdered! The killer can only be one of the eight women closest to the man of the house. Was it his powerful wife? His spinster sister-in-law? His miserly mother-in-law? Maybe the insolent chambermaid or the loyal housekeeper? Could it possibly have been one of his two young daughters? A surprise visit from the victim's chic sister sends the household into a tizzy, encouraging hysterics, exacerbating rivalries, and encompassing musical interludes. Comedic situations arise with the revelations of dark family secrets. Seduction dances with betrayal. The mystery of the female psyche is revealed. There are eight women and each is a suspect. Each has a motive. Each has a secret. Beautiful, tempestuous, intelligent, sensual, and dangerous...one of them is guilty. Which one is it?
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Aladdin
Year: 1992
Genre: Animation / Adventure / Comedy / Family / Fantasy / Musical / Romance
Rating: (8)
Country: USA
Runtime: 90 min.
Director: Ron Clements
Set: Aladdin Collection
Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
Cast: Scott Weinger / Robin Williams / Linda Larkin / Jonathan Freeman / Frank Welker / Gilbert Gottfried / Douglas Seale / Charlie Adler / Corey Burton / Jim Cummings / Jennifer Darling / Debi Derryberry / Jack Angel / Philip L. Clarke / Bruce Gooch
Plot:
Aladdin is a poor street urchin who spends his time stealing food from the marketplace in the city of Agrabah. His adventures begin when he meets a young girl who happens to be Princess Jasmine, who is forced to be married by her wacky yet estranged father. Aladdin's luck suddenly changes when he retrieves a magical lamp from the Cave of Wonders. What he unwittingly gets is a fun-loving genie who only wishes to have his freedom. Little do they know is that the Sultan's sinister advisor Jafar has his own plans for both Aladdin and the lamp.
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All That Jazz
Year: 1979
Genre: Drama / Music / Musical
Rating: (7.8)
Country: USA
Runtime: 123 min.
Director: Bob Fosse
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Cast: Roy Scheider / Jessica Lange / Leland Palmer / Ann Reinking / Cliff Gorman / Ben Vereen / Michael Tolan / Max Wright / Deborah Geffner / Anthony Holland / Erzsebet Foldi / William LeMassena / Irene Kane / Kathryn Doby / Robert Hitt
Plot:
Joe Gideon is a Broadway director, choreographer and filmmaker, he in the process of casting the chorus and staging the dance numbers for his latest Broadway show, starring his ex-wife Audrey Paris in what is largely a vanity project for her in playing a role several years younger than her real age, and editing a film he directed on the life of stand-up comic Davis Newman. Joe's professional and personal lives are intertwined, he a chronic philanderer, having slept with and had relationships with a series of dancers in his shows, Victoria Porter, who he hired for the current show despite she not being the best dancer, in the former category, and Kate Jagger, his current girlfriend, in the latter category. That philandering has led to relationship problems, with Audrey during their marriage, and potentially now with Kate who wants a committed relationship with Joe largely in not wanting the alternative of entering the dating world again. Joe also lives a hard and fast life, he chain ...
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All That Jazz
Year: 1979
Genre: Drama / Music / Musical
Rating: (7.8)
Country: USA
Runtime: 123 min.
Director: Bob Fosse
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Cast: Roy Scheider / Jessica Lange / Leland Palmer / Ann Reinking / Cliff Gorman / Ben Vereen / Michael Tolan / Max Wright / Deborah Geffner / Anthony Holland / Erzsebet Foldi / William LeMassena / Irene Kane / Kathryn Doby / Robert Hitt
Plot:
Joe Gideon is a Broadway director, choreographer and filmmaker, he in the process of casting the chorus and staging the dance numbers for his latest Broadway show, starring his ex-wife Audrey Paris in what is largely a vanity project for her in playing a role several years younger than her real age, and editing a film he directed on the life of stand-up comic Davis Newman. Joe's professional and personal lives are intertwined, he a chronic philanderer, having slept with and had relationships with a series of dancers in his shows, Victoria Porter, who he hired for the current show despite she not being the best dancer, in the former category, and Kate Jagger, his current girlfriend, in the latter category. That philandering has led to relationship problems, with Audrey during their marriage, and potentially now with Kate who wants a committed relationship with Joe largely in not wanting the alternative of entering the dating world again. Joe also lives a hard and fast life, he chain ...
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Attack of the Killer Tomatoes!
Year: 1978
Genre: Adventure / Comedy / Horror / Musical / Sci-Fi
Rating: (4.6)
Country: USA
Runtime: 83 min.
Director: John De Bello
Set: Killer Tomatoes! Collection
Studio: Four Square Productions
Cast: Eric Christmas / David Miller / George Wilson / Sharon Taylor / J. Stephen Peace / Ernie Meyers / Ron Shapiro / Al Sklar / Jerrold Anderson / Don Birch / Tom Coleman / Art K. Koustik / Jack Nolen / Paul Oya / John Qualls
Plot:
After a wave of reports of mysterious attacks involving people and pets being eaten by the traditionally docile fruit, a special government task force is set up to investigate the violent fruit and put a stop to their murderous spree. Included in this crack team are a lieutenant who never goes anywhere without his parachute, an underwater expert who's never out of his scuba gear, and a master of disguise who conceals his appearance by dressing as a black Adolf Hitler.
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Cabaret
Year: 1972
Genre: Drama / Musical
Rating: (7.8)
Country: USA
Runtime: 124 min.
Director: Bob Fosse
Studio: Allied Artists Pictures
Cast: Liza Minnelli / Michael York / Helmut Griem / Joel Grey / Fritz Wepper / Marisa Berenson / Elisabeth Neumann-Viertel / Helen Vita / Sigrid von Richthofen / Gerd Vespermann / Ralf Wolter / Georg Hartmann / Ricky Renée / Estrongo Nachama / Kathryn Doby
Plot:
Cambridge University student Brian Roberts arrives in Berlin in 1931 to complete his German studies. Without much money, he plans on making a living teaching English while living in an inexpensive rooming house, where he befriends another of the tenants, American Sally Bowles. She is outwardly a flamboyant, perpetually happy person who works as a singer at the decadent Kit Kat Klub, a cabaret styled venue. Sally's outward façade is matched by that of the Klub, overseen by the omnipresent Master of Ceremonies. Sally draws Brian into her world, and initially wants him to be one of her many lovers, until she learns that he is a homosexual, albeit a celibate one. Among their other friends are his students, the poor Fritz Wendel, who wants to be a gigolo to live a comfortable life, and the straight-laced and beautiful Natalia Landauer, a Jewish heiress. Fritz initially sees Natalia as his money ticket, but eventually falls for her. However Natalia is suspect of his motives and cannot ...
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Corpse Bride
Year: 2005
Genre: Animation / Drama / Family / Fantasy / Musical / Romance
Rating: (7.4)
Country: USA / UK
Runtime: 77 min.
Director: Tim Burton
Studio: Tim Burton Productions
Cast: Johnny Depp / Helena Bonham Carter / Emily Watson / Tracey Ullman / Paul Whitehouse / Joanna Lumley / Albert Finney / Richard E. Grant / Christopher Lee / Michael Gough / Jane Horrocks / Enn Reitel / Deep Roy / Danny Elfman / Stephen Ballantyne
Plot:
Set back in the late 1800s in a Victorian village, a man and woman by the names of Victor Van Dort and Victoria Everglot are betrothed because the Everglots need the money or else they'll be living on the streets and the Van Dorts want to be high in society. But when things go wrong at the wedding rehearsal, Victor goes into the woods to practice his vows. Just as soon as he gets them right, he finds himself married to Emily, the corpse bride. While Victoria waits on the other side, there's a rich newcomer that may take Victor's place. So two brides, one groom, who will Victor pick?
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Dancer in the Dark
Year: 2000
Genre: Crime / Drama / Musical
Rating: (8)
Country: Denmark / Germany / Netherlands / Italy / USA / UK / France / Sweden / Finland / Iceland / Argentina / Norway / Taiwan / Belgium
Runtime: 140 min.
Director: Lars von Trier
Studio: Lantia Cinema & Audiovisivi
Cast: Björk / Catherine Deneuve / David Morse / Peter Stormare / Joel Grey / Cara Seymour / Jean-Marc Barr / Vincent Paterson / Siobhan Fallon Hogan / Zeljko Ivanek / Udo Kier / Jens Albinus / Vladica Kostic / Reathel Bean / Mette Berggreen
Plot:
1964 in small town Washington state. Selma Jezková, a Czechoslovakian immigrant, and her preteen son Gene live in a rented trailer owned by and on the property of married Bill and Linda Houston, he the town sheriff. Beyond Bill and Linda, Selma has a small group of friends who look out for her, including her primary confidante, Kathy, with who she works, and Jeff who wants to be her boyfriend. Jeff regularly waits outside Selma's workplace long before the end of her shift to drive her home, despite she always refusing in not wanting to lead him on. Her primary job is working on the Anderson Tool factory assembly line, but she does whatever she can to earn money. What only Kathy knows among Selma's friends is that she is slowly going blind, her medical condition being genetic. Selma is barely able to see, just enough to do her job. Her primary reason for moving to the US and for working all the time is to earn enough money for an operation for Gene when he turns thirteen, he who ...
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Dreamgirls
Year: 2006
Genre: Drama / Music / Musical
Rating: (6.5)
Country: USA
Runtime: 130 min.
Director: Bill Condon
Studio: Laurence Mark Productions
Cast: Jamie Foxx / Beyoncé / Eddie Murphy / Danny Glover / Jennifer Hudson / Anika Noni Rose / Keith Robinson / Sharon Leal / Hinton Battle / Mariah Iman Wilson / Ken Page / Ralph Louis Harris / Michael-Leon Wooley / Loretta Devine / Yvette Cason
Plot:
Detroit, the early 1960s. Curtis Taylor, Jr., a car salesman, breaks into the music business with big dreams. He signs a trio of young women, the Dreamettes, gets them a job backing an R&B performer, James "Thunder" Early, establishes his own record label and starts wheeling and dealing. When Early flames out, Curtis makes the Dreamettes into headliners as the Dreams, but not before demoting their hefty big-voiced lead singer, Effie White, and putting the softer-voiced looker, Deena Jones, in front. Soon after, he fires Effie, sends her into a life of proud poverty, and takes Deena and the Dreams to the top. How long can Curtis stay there, and will Effie ever get her due?
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Duck Soup
Year: 1933
Genre: Comedy / Musical / War
Rating: (7.9)
Country: USA
Runtime: 68 min.
Director: Leo McCarey
Studio: Paramount
Cast: The Marx Brothers / Groucho Marx / Harpo Marx / Chico Marx / Zeppo Marx / Margaret Dumont / Raquel Torres / Louis Calhern / Edmund Breese / Leonid Kinskey / Charles Middleton / Edgar Kennedy
Plot:
The country of Freedonia is in the middle of a financial crisis and on the brink of revolution. In order to gain a bail-out from the wealthy Mrs Teasdale, the government appoints Rufus T Firefly as its president. However, Mr Firefly shuns the pomp and pretentiousness of government; along with the prudence and rationality of it too. Meanwhile, the neighbouring country of Sylvania is plotting to overthrow Freedonia and sends Pinky and Chicolini to spy on Firefly. War seems inevitable.
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Fiddler on the Roof
Year: 1971
Genre: Drama / Family / Musical / Romance
Rating: (8)
Country: USA
Runtime: 181 min.
Director: Norman Jewison
Studio: United Artists
Cast: Topol / Norma Crane / Leonard Frey / Molly Picon / Rosalind Harris / Michele Marsh / Paul Michael Glaser / Ray Lovelock / Shimen Ruskin / Louis Zorich / Paul Mann / Neva Small / Elaine Edwards / Candy Bonstein / Zvee Scooler
Plot:
At the beginning of the twentieth century, Jews and Orthodox Christians live in the little village of Anatevka in the pre-revolutionary Russia of the Czars. Among the traditions of the Jewish community, the matchmaker arranges the match and the father approves it. The milkman Reb Tevye is a poor man that has been married for twenty-five years with Golde and they have five daughters. When the local matchmaker Yente arranges the match between his older daughter Tzeitel and the old widow butcher Lazar Wolf, Tevye agrees with the wedding. However Tzeitel is in love with the poor tailor Motel Kamzoil and they ask permission to Tevye to get married that he accepts to please his daughter. Then his second daughter Hodel (Michele Marsh) and the revolutionary student Perchik decide to marry each other and Tevye is forced to accept. When Perchik is arrested by the Czar troops and sent to Siberia, Hodel decides to leave her family and homeland and travel to Siberia to be with her beloved Perchik....
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Hair
Year: 1979
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Musical / Romance / War
Rating: (7.6)
Country: West Germany / USA
Runtime: 121 min.
Director: Milos Forman
Studio: CIP Filmproduktion GmbH
Cast: John Savage / Treat Williams / Beverly D'Angelo / Annie Golden / Dorsey Wright / Richard Bright / Nicholas Ray / Charlotte Rae / Miles Chapin / Don Dacus / Cheryl Barnes / Fern Tailer / Charles Denny / Herman Meckler / Agness Breen
Plot:
This movie, based on the cult Broadway musical of the 60s, tells a story about Claude, a young man from Oklahoma who comes to New York City. There he strikes up a friendship with a group of hippies, led by Berger, and falls in love with Sheila, a girl from a rich family. However, their happiness is short because Claude must go to the Vietnam war.
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Happy Feet
Year: 2006
Genre: Animation / Adventure / Comedy / Family / Music / Musical / Romance
Rating: (6.5)
Country: USA / Australia
Runtime: 108 min.
Director: George Miller
Set: Happy Feet Collection
Studio: Kennedy Miller Productions
Cast: Carlos Alazraqui / Lombardo Boyar / Jeffrey Garcia / Johnny A. Sanchez / Robin Williams / Elijah Wood / Brittany Murphy / Hugh Jackman / Nicole Kidman / Hugo Weaving / Elizabeth Daily / Magda Szubanski / Miriam Margolyes / Fat Joe / Alyssa Shafer
Plot:
This is the story of a little penguin named Mumble who has a terrible singing voice and later discovers he has no Heartsong. However, Mumble has an astute talent for something that none of the penguins had ever seen before: tap dancing. Though Mumble's mom, Norma Jean, thinks this little habit is cute, his dad, Memphis, says it "just ain't penguin." Besides, they both know that, without a Heartsong, Mumble may never find true love. As fate would have it, his one friend, Gloria, happens to be the best singer around. Mumble and Gloria have a connection from the moment they hatch, but she struggles with his strange "hippity- hoppity" ways. Mumble is just too different--especially for Noah the Elder, the stern leader of Emperor Land, who ultimately casts him out of the community. Away from home for the first time, Mumble meets a posse of decidedly un-Emperor-like penguins--the Adelie Amigos. Led by Ramon, the Adelies instantly embrace Mumble's cool dance moves and invite him to party with...
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Happy Feet Two
Year: 2011
Genre: Animation / Adventure / Comedy / Family / Musical
Rating: (5.9)
Country: Australia / USA
Runtime: 0 min.
Director: George Miller
Set: Happy Feet Collection
Studio: Dr D Studios
Cast: Carlos Alazraqui / Lombardo Boyar / Jeffrey Garcia / Johnny A. Sanchez / Sofía Vergara / Robin Williams / Elijah Wood / Pink / Ava Acres / Benjamin Flores Jr. / Meibh Campbell / Common / Magda Szubanski / Hugo Weaving / Brad Pitt
Plot:
Mumble the penguin has a problem: his son Erik, who is reluctant to dance, encounters The Mighty Sven, a penguin who can fly! Things get worse for Mumble when the world is shaken by powerful forces, causing him to brings together the penguin nations and their allies to set things right.
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I odysseia enos xerizomenou
Year: 1969
Genre: Drama / Musical
Rating: (6)
Country: Greece
Runtime: 185 min.
Director: Apostolos Tegopoulos
Studio: KLAK FILM
Cast: Nikos Xanthopoulos / Miranda Kounelaki / Katerina Vasilakou / Lykourgos Kallergis / Mitsos Ligizos / Eleni Zafeiriou / Thodoros Moridis / Vangelis Kazan / Dimos Starenios / Thodoros Exarhos / Stelios Vokovich / Antzela Zileia / Dimitris Bislanis / Stephanos Stratigos / Yanis Alexandridis
Plot:
Vasilis Karatzoglou is a successful singer who lives with his mother and sister having lost his father in the destruction of Smyrni. From an old man learns that his father did not die but was arrested by the Turks. He decides to follow the scientific mission of Professor John Anderson in Turkey, to find traces of his father.
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Jailhouse Rock
Year: 1957
Genre: Drama / Music / Musical
Rating: (6.6)
Country: USA
Runtime: 96 min.
Director: Richard Thorpe
Studio: Avon Productions (II)
Cast: Elvis Presley / Mickey Shaughnessy / Vaughn Taylor / Dean Jones / Anne Neyland / Judy Tyler / Jennifer Holden
Plot:
Vince Everett is serving a one-year jail sentence for manslaughter. While in the big house, his cellmate, a former country singer, introduces him to the record business. Everett takes to it so well that he decides to become a singer when he gets out. However, he is quickly disillusioned by the record business. But with the help of a new friend, he decides to form his own label, and soon becomes an overnight sensation. But when he becomes a superstar, will his desire for fame and money cause him to forget the people who got him there?
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Jesus Christ Superstar
Year: 1973
Genre: Drama / History / Musical
Rating: (7.3)
Country: USA
Runtime: 106 min.
Director: Norman Jewison
Studio: Universal Pictures
Cast: Ted Neeley / Carl Anderson / Yvonne Elliman / Barry Dennen / Larry Marshall / Josh Mostel / Paul Thomas / Robert LuPone / Bob Bingham / Kurt Yaghjian / Pi Douglass / Jonathan Wynne / Thommie Walsh / Richard Molinare / David Devir
Plot:
Based on a concept album project written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, and the subsequent long-running Broadway performance, this film tells the story of the final 6 days in the life of Jesus Christ through the troubled eyes of Judas Iscariot. Too often mis-labeled a musical, this film is a "rock opera." There are no spoken lines, everything is sung.
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Les Misérables
Year: 2012
Genre: Drama / History / Musical / Romance / War
Rating: (7.6)
Country: UK / USA
Runtime: 158 min.
Director: Tom Hooper
Studio: Working Title Films
Cast: Hugh Jackman / Russell Crowe / Anne Hathaway / Amanda Seyfried / Sacha Baron Cohen / Helena Bonham Carter / Eddie Redmayne / Aaron Tveit / Samantha Barks / Daniel Huttlestone / Cavin Cornwall / Josef Altin / Dave Hawley / Adam Jones / John Barr
Plot:
Jean Valjean, known as Prisoner 24601, is released from prison and breaks parole to create a new life for himself while evading the grip of the persistent Inspector Javert. Set in post-revolutionary France, the story reaches resolution against the background of the June Rebellion.
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Lili
Year: 1953
Genre: Drama / Musical / Romance
Rating: (7.4)
Country: USA
Runtime: 81 min.
Director: Charles Walters
Studio: Loew's
Cast: Leslie Caron / Mel Ferrer / Jean-Pierre Aumont / Zsa Zsa Gabor / Kurt Kasznar / Amanda Blake / Alex Gerry / Wilton Graff / George Baxter / Ralph Dumke
Plot:
Members of a circus troupe "adopt" Lili Daurier when she finds herself stranded in a strange town. The magician who first comes to her rescue already has romantic entanglements and thinks of her as a little girl. Who can she turn to but the puppets, singing to them her troubles, forgetting that there are puppeteers. A crowd gathers around Lili as she sings. The circus has a new act. She now has a job. Will she get her heart's desire?
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Lisztomania
Year: 1975
Genre: Biography / Comedy / Music / Musical
Rating: (6.6)
Country: UK
Runtime: 103 min.
Director: Ken Russell
Studio: Goodtimes Enterprises
Cast: Roger Daltrey / Paul Nicholas / Ringo Starr / Rick Wakeman / John Justin / Fiona Lewis / Veronica Quilligan / Nell Campbell / Anulka Dziubinska / Sara Kestelman / Andrew Reilly / David English / Imogen Claire / Rikki Howard / David Corti
Plot:
A send-up of the bawdy life of Romantic composer/piano virtuoso Franz Liszt, with ubiquitous phallic imagery and a good portion of the film devoted to Liszt's "friendship" with fellow composer Richard Wagner. The film begins during the time when Franz would give piano performance to a crowd of shrieking teenage fans while maintaining affairs with his (multiple!) mistresses. He eventually seeks Princess Carolyne of St. Petersburg (at her invitation), elopes, and, after their marriage is forbidden by the Pope, he embraces the monastic life as an abbé.
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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
Year: 2018
Genre: Comedy / Musical / Romance
Rating: (6.7)
Country: UK / USA / Japan
Runtime: 114 min.
Director: Ol Parker
Set: Mamma Mia! Collection
Studio: Legendary Entertainment
Cast: Amanda Seyfried / Andy Garcia / Celia Imrie / Lily James / Alexa Davies / Jessica Keenan Wynn / Dominic Cooper / Julie Walters / Christine Baranski / Hugh Skinner / Pierce Brosnan / Omid Djalili / Josh Dylan / Gerard Monaco / Anna Antoniades
Plot:
Discover Donna's (Meryl Streep, Lily James) young life, experiencing the fun she had with the three possible dads of Sophie (Amanda Seyfriend). As she reflects on her mom's journey, Sophie finds herself to be more like her mother than she ever even realized.
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Mary Poppins
Year: 1964
Genre: Comedy / Family / Fantasy / Musical
Rating: (7.8)
Country: USA
Runtime: 139 min.
Director: Robert Stevenson
Set: Mary Poppins Collection
Studio: Walt Disney Productions
Cast: Julie Andrews / Dick Van Dyke / David Tomlinson / Glynis Johns / Hermione Baddeley / Reta Shaw / Karen Dotrice / Matthew Garber / Elsa Lanchester / Arthur Treacher / Reginald Owen / Ed Wynn / Jane Darwell / Arthur Malet / James Logan
Plot:
When Jane and Michael, the children of the wealthy and uptight Banks family, are faced with the prospect of a new nanny, they are pleasantly surprised by the arrival of the magical Mary Poppins. Embarking on a series of fantastical adventures with Mary and her Cockney performer friend, Bert, the siblings try to pass on some of their nanny's sunny attitude to their preoccupied parents.
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Mary Poppins Returns
Year: 2018
Genre: Comedy / Family / Fantasy / Musical
Rating: (6.9)
Country: USA / UK
Runtime: 130 min.
Director: Rob Marshall
Set: Mary Poppins Collection
Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
Cast: Emily Blunt / Lin-Manuel Miranda / Ben Whishaw / Emily Mortimer / Pixie Davies / Nathanael Saleh / Joel Dawson / Julie Walters / Meryl Streep / Colin Firth / Jeremy Swift / Kobna Holdbrook-Smith / Dick Van Dyke / Angela Lansbury / David Warner
Plot:
In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael's three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss. Through her unique magical skills, and with the aid of her friend Jack, she helps the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives.
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Monty Python Live (Mostly)
Year: 2014
Genre: Documentary / Comedy / Musical
Rating: (7.7)
Country: UK
Runtime: 162 min.
Director: Eric Idle
Studio: Hipgnosis Ltd.
Cast: John Cleese / Terry Gilliam / Eric Idle / Terry Jones / Michael Palin / Graham Chapman / Carol Cleveland / Brian Cox / Stephen Hawking / Eddie Izzard / Mike Myers / Samuel Holmes / John Du Prez / Simon Beck / Jeff Leach
Plot:
The reunion of the Monty Python team on stage for the first time in over 30 years, and for the last time ever, was the most anticipated production of 2014. Filmed on the final night of the run of ten sold out performances, live at London's O2 Arena on 20 July, Monty Python Live (mostly) - One Down Five to Go sees the five surviving members - John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin - together with Carol Cleveland, perform many of their classic sketches and much-loved songs. The show also encompasses film inserts from Monty Python's Flying Circus, Terry Gilliam's iconic animations, outrageous dance routines by an ensemble of twenty and a fantastic live orchestra. Featuring Stephen Hawking and Professor Brian Cox, with guest appearances by Eddie Izzard and Mike Myers, the show cements the Python's reputation as the most influential comedy group of all time and, more importantly, still one of the funniest. All the favorites, with some modern twists, are ...
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Mother India
Year: 1957
Genre: Drama / Musical / Family
Rating: (8.1)
Country: India
Runtime: 172 min.
Director: Mehboob Khan
Studio: Mehboob Productions
Cast: Nargis / Sunil Dutt / Rajendra Kumar / Raaj Kumar / Kanhaiyalal Chaturvedi / Kumkum / Mukri / Jilloo Maa / Chanchal / Sheela Naik / Siddiqui / Ram Shastri / Fakir Mohammad / Geeta / Hameeda
Plot:
The film begins with the finishing of a water canal for the village set in the present. Radha (Nargis), as the mother of the village, is asked to open the canal and remembers back to her past when she was newly married, mirroring the new independence of India. The wedding between Radha and Shamu (Raaj Kumar) was paid for by Radha's mother-in-law, who got a loan from the moneylender Sukhilala. This event starts the spiral of poverty and hardship that Radha endures. The conditions of the loan are disputed, but the village elders decide in favor of the moneylender, after which Shamu and Radha are forced to pay three-quarters of their crop as interest on the loan of 500 rupees. While trying to use more of their land to alleviate their poverty, Shamu's arms are crushed by a boulder. He is shamed by his helplessness and is humiliated by others in the village. Deciding that he is no use to his family, he leaves and does not return. Soon after this, Radha's mother-in-law dies. Radha continues...
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Pink Floyd: The Wall
Year: 1982
Genre: Animation / Drama / Fantasy / Music / Musical
Rating: (8)
Country: UK
Runtime: 95 min.
Director: Alan Parker
Studio: Goldcrest Films International
Cast: Bob Geldof / James Laurenson / Eleanor David / Kevin McKeon / Bob Hoskins / Jenny Wright / Alex McAvoy / James Hazeldine / Ray Mort / Michael Ensign / Christine Hargreaves / David Bingham / Ellis Dale / Margery Mason / Robert Bridges
Plot:
Rock star Pink Floyd is a tortured soul. Because of his childhood, he has always tried to make meaningful emotional connections to other living creatures. That childhood includes not having a male role model with his father having been killed in the war, his overprotective mother smothering him, and an oppressive school system quashing his natural creativity. Being a rock star, he is often wanted more because of what he is than who he is. The most recent failure in that true connection to someone or something else is his marriage, when on tour, he discovers that his wife back home is cheating on him. His response is to go in the opposite direction, by building a figurative wall around him to isolate himself from the rest of the world, but not before showing graphically his feelings on different gut levels. The question becomes if he or anyone else can do anything to tear down the wall in a meaningful way.
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Popeye
Year: 1980
Genre: Adventure / Comedy / Family / Fantasy / Musical / Romance
Rating: (5.2)
Country: USA
Runtime: 114 min.
Director: Robert Altman
Studio: Walt Disney Productions
Cast: Robin Williams / Shelley Duvall / Ray Walston / Paul Dooley / Paul L. Smith / Richard Libertini / Donald Moffat / Roberta Maxwell / Donovan Scott / Allan F. Nicholls / Wesley Ivan Hurt / Bill Irwin / MacIntyre Dixon / Robert Fortier / David McCharen
Plot:
Buff sailor man Popeye arrives in an awkward seaside town called Sweethaven. There he meets Wimpy, a hamburger-loving man; Olive Oyl, the soon-to-be love of his life; and Bluto, a huge, mean pirate who is out to make Sweethaven pay for no good reason. Popeye also discovers his long-lost Pappy in the middle of it all, so with a band of his new friends, Popeye heads off to stop Bluto, and he's got the power of spinach, which Popeye detests, to bust Bluto right in the mush. Watch as Popeye mops the floor with punks in a burger joint, stops a greedy taxman, takes down a champion boxer, and even finds abandoned baby Swee'pea. He's strong to the finish 'cause he eats his spinach.
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Robin Hood: Men in Tights
Year: 1993
Genre: Adventure / Comedy / Musical / Romance
Rating: (6.7)
Country: France / USA
Runtime: 104 min.
Director: Mel Brooks
Studio: Gaumont
Cast: Cary Elwes / Richard Lewis / Roger Rees / Amy Yasbeck / Mark Blankfield / Dave Chappelle / Isaac Hayes / Megan Cavanagh / Eric Allan Kramer / Matthew Porretta / Tracey Ullman / Patrick Stewart / Dom DeLuise / Dick Van Patten / Robert Ridgely
Plot:
Robin of Locksley, known as the most skilled archer of the land, has just returned to England after fighting in the Holy Crusades, where King Richard the Lionheart is also fighting. Robin finds that much of what he knew of England has gone to ruin, including his longtime family home having been taken away, all at the hands of the evil Prince John, Richard's brother who has assumed the throne in Richard's absence. Neurotic John is basically being controlled by the equally evil Sheriff of Rottingham, everything they do to fatten their own coffers at the expense of the commoners and peasants. As such, Robin recruits a band of merry men to help him battle Prince John and the Sheriff, they, who include: Blinkin, his blind longtime servant; Ahchoo, the misguided son of Asneeze, the man who helped him escape from prison while fighting in the Crusades; Little John, who seems to think that being called Little is only coincidental to the fact of he being a hulking man; and Little John's friend,...
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Rocketman
Year: 2019
Genre: Biography / Drama / Music / Musical
Rating: (7.5)
Country: UK / USA / Canada
Runtime: 121 min.
Director: Dexter Fletcher
Studio: Rocket Pictures
Cast: Taron Egerton / Jamie Bell / Richard Madden / Bryce Dallas Howard / Gemma Jones / Steven Mackintosh / Tom Bennett / Matthew Illesley / Kit Connor / Charlie Rowe / Tate Donovan / Peter O'Hanlon / Ross Farrelly / Evan Walsh / Sharmina Harrower
Plot:
A musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John's breakthrough years.
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Tangled
Year: 2010
Genre: Animation / Adventure / Comedy / Family / Fantasy / Musical / Romance
Rating: (7.8)
Country: USA
Runtime: 100 min.
Director: Nathan Greno
Studio: Walt Disney Animation Studios
Cast: Mandy Moore / Zachary Levi / Donna Murphy / Ron Perlman / M.C. Gainey / Jeffrey Tambor / Brad Garrett / Paul F. Tompkins / Richard Kiel / Delaney Rose Stein / Nathan Greno / Byron Howard / Tim Mertens / Michael Bell / Bob Bergen
Plot:
After receiving the healing powers from a magical flower, the baby Princess Rapunzel is kidnapped from the palace in the middle of the night by Mother Gothel. Mother Gothel knows that the flower's magical powers are now growing within the golden hair of Rapunzel, and to stay young, she must lock Rapunzel in her hidden tower. Rapunzel is now a teenager and her hair has grown to a length of 70-feet. The beautiful Rapunzel has been in the tower her entire life, and she is curious of the outside world. One day, the bandit Flynn Ryder scales the tower and is taken captive by Rapunzel. Rapunzel strikes a deal with the charming thief to act as her guide to travel to the place where the floating lights come from that she has seen every year on her birthday. Rapunzel is about to have the most exciting and magnificent journey of her life.
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The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Year: 2018
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Musical / Mystery / Romance / Western
Rating: (7.3)
Country: USA
Runtime: 133 min.
Director: Ethan Coen
Studio: Annapurna Pictures
Cast: Tim Blake Nelson / Willie Watson / Clancy Brown / Danny McCarthy / David Krumholtz / Tim DeZarn / E.E. Bell / Alejandro Patiño / Tom Proctor / Matthew Willig / J.J. Dashnaw / James Franco / Thomas Wingate / Clinton Roberts / Jesse Youngblood
Plot:
Six tales of life and violence in the Old West, following a singing gunslinger, a bank robber, a traveling impresario, an elderly prospector, a wagon train, and a perverse pair of bounty hunters.
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The Blues Brothers
Year: 1980
Genre: Adventure / Comedy / Crime / Music / Musical
Rating: (7.9)
Country: USA
Runtime: 133 min.
Director: John Landis
Set: The Blues Brothers Collection
Studio: Universal Pictures
Cast: John Belushi / Frank Oz / Dan Aykroyd / Kathleen Freeman / Cab Calloway / Donald Dunn / James Brown / Chaka Khan / Steven Williams / Tom Erhart / Gerald Walling / Walter Levine / Alonzo Atkins / Southern California Community Choir / Armand Cerami
Plot:
After the release of Jake Blues from prison, he and brother Elwood go to visit "The Penguin", the last of the nuns who raised them in a boarding school. They learn the Archdiocese will stop supporting the school and will sell the place to the Education Authority. The only way to keep the place open is if the $5000 tax on the property is paid within 11 days. The Blues Brothers want to help, and decide to put their blues band back together and raise the money by staging a big gig. As they set off on their "mission from God" they seem to make more enemies along the way. Will they manage to come up with the money in time?
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The Greatest Showman
Year: 2017
Genre: Biography / Drama / Musical
Rating: (7.6)
Country: USA
Runtime: 105 min.
Director: Michael Gracey
Studio: Chernin Entertainment
Cast: Hugh Jackman / Michelle Williams / Zac Efron / Zendaya / Rebecca Ferguson / Austyn Johnson / Cameron Seely / Keala Settle / Sam Humphrey / Yahya Abdul-Mateen II / Eric Anderson / Ellis Rubin / Skylar Dunn / Daniel Everidge / Radu Spinghel
Plot:
Orphaned, penniless but ambitious and with a mind crammed with imagination and fresh ideas, the American Phineas Taylor Barnum will always be remembered as the man with the gift to effortlessly blur the line between reality and fiction. Thirsty for innovation and hungry for success, the son of a tailor will manage to open a wax museum but will soon shift focus to the unique and peculiar, introducing extraordinary, never-seen-before live acts on the circus stage. Some will call Barnum's wide collection of oddities, a freak show; however, when the obsessed showman gambles everything on the opera singer Jenny Lind to appeal to a high-brow audience, he will somehow lose sight of the most important aspect of his life: his family. Will Barnum risk it all to be accepted?
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The Lion King
Year: 1994
Genre: Animation / Adventure / Drama / Family / Musical
Rating: (8.5)
Country: USA
Runtime: 88 min.
Director: Roger Allers
Set: The Lion King Collection
Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
Cast: Rowan Atkinson / Matthew Broderick / Niketa Calame-Harris / Jim Cummings / Whoopi Goldberg / Robert Guillaume / Jeremy Irons / James Earl Jones / Moira Kelly / Nathan Lane / Cheech Marin / Ernie Sabella / Madge Sinclair / Jonathan Taylor Thomas / Zoe Leader
Plot:
A young lion prince is cast out of his pride by his cruel uncle, who claims he killed his father. While the uncle rules with an iron paw, the prince grows up beyond the Savannah, living by a philosophy: No worries for the rest of your days. But when his past comes to haunt him, the young prince must decide his fate: Will he remain an outcast or face his demons and become what he needs to be?
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The Meaning of Life
Year: 1983
Genre: Comedy / Musical
Rating: (7.6)
Country: UK
Runtime: 107 min.
Director: Terry Jones
Studio: Celandine Films
Cast: Graham Chapman / John Cleese / Terry Gilliam / Eric Idle / Terry Jones / Michael Palin / Carol Cleveland / Simon Jones / Patricia Quinn / Judy Loe / Andrew MacLachlan / Mark Holmes / Valerie Whittington / Jennifer Franks / Imogen Bickford-Smith
Plot:
Why are we here, what's it all about? The Monty Python-team is trying to sort out the most important question on Earth: what is the meaning of life? They do so by exploring the various stages of life, starting with birth. A doctor seems more interested in his equipment than in delivering the baby or caring for the mother, a Roman Catholic couple have quite a lot of children because 'every sperm is sacred'. In the growing and learning part of life, catholic schoolboys attend a rather strange church service and ditto sex education lesson. Onto war, where an officer's plan to attack is thwarted by his underlings wanting to celebrate his birthday and an officer's leg is bitten off by presumably an African tiger. At middle age a couple orders 'philosophy' at a restaurant, after which the film continues with live organ transplants. The autumn years are played in a restaurant, which, after being treated to the song 'Isn't It Awfully Nice to Have a Penis?' by an entertainer, sees the arrival ...
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The Muppets
Year: 2011
Genre: Adventure / Comedy / Family / Musical
Rating: (7.1)
Country: USA
Runtime: 0 min.
Director: James Bobin
Set: The Muppet Collection
Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
Cast: Jason Segel / Amy Adams / Chris Cooper / Rashida Jones / Steve Whitmire / Eric Jacobson / Dave Goelz / Bill Barretta / David Rudman / Matt Vogel / Peter Linz / Alan Arkin / Bill Cobbs / Zach Galifianakis / Ken Jeong
Plot:
When 3 Muppet fans learn that Tex Richman wants to drill under the Muppet Theater for oil, Gary, Mary and Walter set out to find the Muppets who have been split up for years so that they can put on one last show and save the Muppet Theater. Kermit the Frog now lives in his own mansion depressed in Hollywood, 'The Great Gonzo' is a high class plumber at Gonzo's Royal Flush, Fozzie Bear performs with a tribute band called The Moopets, Miss Piggy is the plus-size fashion editor at Vogue Paris, and Animal is at a celebrity anger management rehab center in Santa Barbara.
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The Nightmare Before Christmas
Year: 1993
Genre: Animation / Family / Fantasy / Musical
Rating: (8)
Country: USA
Runtime: 76 min.
Director: Henry Selick
Studio: Tim Burton Productions
Cast: Danny Elfman / Chris Sarandon / Catherine O'Hara / William Hickey / Glenn Shadix / Paul Reubens / Ken Page / Greg Proops / Randy Crenshaw / Carmen Twillie / Edward Ivory / Susan McBride / Debi Durst / Kerry Katz / Sherwood Ball
Plot:
Jack Skellington, the pumpkin king of Halloween Town, is bored with doing the same thing every year for Halloween. One day he stumbles into Christmas Town, and is so taken with the idea of Christmas that he tries to get the resident bats, ghouls, and goblins of Halloween Town to help him put on Christmas instead of Halloween -- but alas, they can't get it quite right.
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The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Year: 1975
Genre: Comedy / Musical
Rating: (7.4)
Country: UK / USA
Runtime: 100 min.
Director: Jim Sharman
Studio: Michael White Productions
Cast: Tim Curry / Susan Sarandon / Barry Bostwick / Richard O'Brien / Patricia Quinn / Nell Campbell / Jonathan Adams / Peter Hinwood / Meat Loaf / Charles Gray / Hilary Farr / Christopher Biggins / Jeremy Newson / Perry Bedden / Gaye Brown
Plot:
On a wild and rain-swept late-November evening, somewhere at an empty stretch of road outside Ohio's merry Denton, the blissfully-affianced, prudish, and boringly innocent young pair of Brad Majors and Janet Weiss find themselves stranded on their way to visit an ex-tutor. Instead, the couple will inadvertently unearth the cross-dressing Dr Frank-N-Furter's spooky lair of inexhaustible oddities, just in time to partake in the out-of-this-world mad scientist's proud unveiling of his latest, delightfully extravagant, and most daring creation--the ultimate male and the perfect sex symbol: the flaxen-haired, Rocky Horror. But, little by little, as the effervescent transgressive force gobbles up whole the unsuspecting visitors of the night, Brad and Janet slowly begin to embrace the potent fascinations of seduction, while an idolised Rocky roams free in the mansion. Who can interrupt man's union with the absolute pleasure?
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The Star Wars Holiday Special
Year: 1978
Genre: Adventure / Family / Musical / Sci-Fi
Rating: (2.3)
Country: USA
Runtime: 97 min.
Director: Steve Binder
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television
Cast: Mark Hamill / Harrison Ford / Carrie Fisher / Anthony Daniels / Peter Mayhew / Kenny Baker / James Earl Jones / Bea Arthur / Art Carney / Diahann Carroll / Marty Balin / Craig Chaquico / David Freiberg / Paul Kantner / Harvey Korman
Plot:
It is Life Day, a holiday that is celebrated on Chewbacca's home planet of Kashyyyk. Chewie and Han Solo are trying to get to the planet where Chewie's family is waiting for him, but the Empire is out searching for the rebels, giving everyone a hard time. While we are waiting, we get a look at the everyday life of a Wookiee family. We meet all the familiar characters from Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) and we are introduced to Boba Fett during a short cartoon. We also pay a visit to the Cantina and meet all the monsters again.
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To klama vgike ap' ton Paradeiso
Year: 2001
Genre: Comedy / Musical
Rating: (7.4)
Country: Greece
Runtime: 110 min.
Director: Thanasis Papathanasiou
Studio: Antenna TV
Cast: Anna Panagiotopoulou / Maria Kavoyianni / Joyce Evidi / Anna Kyriakou / Alexandros Antonopoulos / Hristos Valavanidis / Dimitris Piatas / Babis Giotopoulos / Mirka Papakonstantinou / Tasos Halkias / Michalis Reppas / Trifon Karatzas / Mina Adamaki / Sofia Filippidou / Mimis Hrysomallis
Plot:
This is the story of two Greek families, named Delafrangas and Bisbikides. The former family is very wealthy & lucky, the latter very poor and continually struck by fate. Poor but honest Martha is in love with Giakoumis, a young builder and bouzouki organist, but all her dreams fall apart when posh Tzela "steals" the love of her beloved one... A couple of flash backs, following their families roots back to WW2 and the Turkish domination, and a hidden secret will unfold the story's ending...
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Tommy
Year: 1975
Genre: Drama / Musical
Rating: (6.6)
Country: UK
Runtime: 111 min.
Director: Ken Russell
Studio: Robert Stigwood Organization (RSO)
Cast: Oliver Reed / Ann-Margret / Roger Daltrey / Elton John / Eric Clapton / John Entwistle / Keith Moon / Paul Nicholas / Jack Nicholson / Robert Powell / Pete Townshend / Tina Turner / Arthur Brown / Victoria Russell / Ben Aris
Plot:
Nora Walker is told that her British fighter pilot husband is missing in action and presumed killed in World War II. On V.E. Day, Nora gives birth to their son, who she names Tommy. While Tommy is an adolescent, Nora marries Frank, a shifty camp counselor. Shortly thereafter, Tommy suffers an emotionally traumatic experience associated with his father and step-father, which, based on things told to him at that time, results in him becoming deaf, dumb and blind, a situation which several people exploit for their own pleasure. As Nora tries several things to bring Tommy out of his psychosomatic disabilities, Tommy, now a young man, happens upon pinball as a stimulus. Playing by intuition, Tommy becomes a pinball master, which in turn makes him, and by association Nora and Frank, rich and famous. Nora literally shatters Tommy to his awakening, which ultimately leads to both the family's rise and downfall as people initially try to emulate Tommy's path then rebel against it.
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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
Year: 1971
Genre: Family / Fantasy / Musical
Rating: (7.8)
Country: USA / East Germany / West Germany
Runtime: 100 min.
Director: Mel Stuart
Studio: Paramount
Cast: Gene Wilder / Jack Albertson / Peter Ostrum / Roy Kinnear / Julie Dawn Cole / Leonard Stone / Denise Nickerson / Nora Denney / Paris Themmen / Michael Bollner / Diana Sowle / David Battley / Günter Meisner / Ursula Reit / Aubrey Woods
Plot:
The world is astounded when Willy Wonka, for years a recluse in his factory, announces that five lucky people will be given a tour of the factory, shown all the secrets of his amazing candy, and one will win a lifetime supply of Wonka chocolate. Nobody wants the prize more than young Charlie, but as his family is so poor that buying even one bar of chocolate is a treat, buying enough bars to find one of the five golden tickets is unlikely in the extreme. But in movieland, magic can happen. Charlie, along with four somewhat odious other children, get the chance of a lifetime and a tour of the factory. Along the way, mild disasters befall each of the odious children, but can Charlie beat the odds and grab the brass ring?
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Yesterday
Year: 2019
Genre: Comedy / Fantasy / Music / Musical / Romance
Rating: (7)
Country: UK / Russia / China
Runtime: 116 min.
Director: Danny Boyle
Studio: Working Title Films
Cast: Himesh Patel / Lily James / Sophia Di Martino / Ellise Chappell / Meera Syal / Harry Michell / Vincent Franklin / Joel Fry / Michael Kiwanuka / Karma Sood / Sanjeev Bhaskar / Karl Theobald / Alexander Arnold / Dominic Coleman / Gus Brown
Plot:
In Lowestoft UK, Jack Malik is a frustrated musician whose musical career is going nowhere despite the faith that his friend/manager Ellie Appleton has in him. However, on the night Jack decides to give up, the whole world is momentarily hit with a massive blackout during which Jack is hit by a bus. Upon regaining consciousness, Jack learns to his astonishment that he is apparently now the only one who knows the music of the Beatles. Realizing this improbable opportunity, Jack begins playing the music of the greatest of the rock bands, claiming it as his own. It pays off quickly and Jack becomes a worldwide musical sensation. However, Jack finds himself drifting away from Ellie, only realizing his love for her when she has become intimidated by his success, which depends on a blatant plagiarization that no one could find out. Now, Jack must make a fundamental moral decision about his music to satisfy his conscience as he decides what he truly needs.
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