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List of films based on stage plays or musicals

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This is a list of feature films based on stage plays or musicals.

Contents

0–9

  • 1776 (1972, musical)
  • The 24th Day (2004)
  • A

  • About Last Night... (1986)
  • After the Fox (1966)
  • Agnes of God (1985)
  • Alfie (1966)
  • Alfie (2004)
  • Amadeus (1984)
  • American Buffalo (1996)
  • Angels in America (2003, TV)
  • Animal Crackers (1930)
  • The Animal Kingdom (1932)
  • Anna Christie (1923 silent), Anna Christie (1930 English-language talkie), Anna Christie (1931 German-language talkie)
  • Annie (1982, musical), Annie (1999, TV, musical), Annie (2014, musical)
  • Annie Get Your Gun (1950, musical)
  • Anything Goes (1936, musical), Anything Goes (1956, musical)
  • Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
  • August: Osage County (2013)
  • B

  • Barefoot in the Park (1967)
  • The Bargain (1931)
  • Bent (1997)
  • The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982, musical)
  • The Best Man (1964)
  • The Big Kahuna (1999)
  • Biloxi Blues (1988)
  • Bleacher Bums (1979, play filmed for TV), Bleacher Bums (2002, TV movie)
  • Blithe Spirit (1945)
  • La Boheme (1926)
  • Born Yesterday (1950)
  • The Boys in the Band (1970)
  • Bran Nue Dae (2010)
  • Brigadoon (1954, musical)
  • Brighton Beach Memoirs (1986)
  • Broadway Bound (1992, TV)
  • The Broken Circle Breakdown (2012)
  • The Browning Version (1951)
  • Bug (2007)
  • Bye Bye Birdie (1963, musical)
  • C

  • Cabaret (1972, musical)
  • Cabin in the Sky (1943, musical)
  • Cactus Flower (1969)
  • La Cage aux Folles (1978), The Birdcage (1996)
  • California Suite (1978)
  • Call Me Madam (1953)
  • Camelot (1967, musical)
  • Canaries Sometimes Sing (1930)
  • Carnage (2011), based on the play God of Carnage
  • Carousel (1956, musical)
  • Casablanca (1942)
  • The Cat and the Canary (1927)
  • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
  • Chapter Two (1979)
  • Chatroom (2010)
  • Chicago (1927), Chicago (2002, musical)
  • Child Manhattan (1933)
  • The Children's Hour (1961)
  • A Chorus Line (1985, musical)
  • A Christmas Carol (Stage Play. A Muppet Christmas Carol added songs making it a musical.)
  • Cinderella (musical) (1957, TV)
  • Closer (2004)
  • The Cocoanuts (1929)
  • Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982)
  • Come Blow Your Horn (1963)
  • Command Decision (1948)
  • Copenhagen (2002, TV)
  • Coriolanus (2011)
  • The Country Girl (1954)
  • The Crucible (1996)
  • D

  • Da (1988)
  • Damn Yankees (1958, musical)
  • Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
  • The Dark at the Top of the Stairs (1960)
  • Dead End (1937)
  • Death and the Maiden
  • Death of a Salesman (1951)
  • Deathtrap (1982)
  • Desire Under the Elms (1958)
  • Dial M for Murder (1954)
  • Don't Drink the Water (1969), Don't Drink the Water (1994, TV)
  • Doubt (2008)
  • Dreamgirls (2006, musical)
  • E

  • Edmond (2005)
  • Educating Rita (1983)
  • The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds (1972)
  • The Emperor Jones (1933)
  • Equus (1977)
  • Ethir Neechal (1968)
  • Evita (1996, musical)
  • F

  • Fanny (1961)
  • The Fantasticks (1995, musical)
  • Fences (film) (2016)
  • A Few Good Men (1992)
  • Fiddler on the Roof (1971, musical)
  • Finian's Rainbow (1968, musical)
  • Flower Drum Song (1961, musical)
  • Fool for Love (1985)
  • The Front Page (1931), His Girl Friday (1940), The Front Page (1974), Switching Channels (1988)
  • Frost/Nixon (2008)
  • Funny Girl (1968, musical)
  • A Funny Thing Happened on the Way of the Forum (1966, musical)
  • G

  • Gaslight (1940), Gaslight (1944)
  • Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
  • Gigi (1958)
  • The Gin Game (1981, TV)
  • Glengarry Glen Ross
  • Godspell (1973)
  • The Goodbye Girl (1977)
  • Grease (1978, musical)
  • The Great Gatsby (1926, silent)
  • Die Gstettensaga: The Rise of Echsenfriedl (2014, TV)
  • Guys and Dolls (1955, musical)
  • Gypsy (1962)
  • Gypsy (1993, TV)
  • H

  • Hair (1955, musical)
  • Hairspray (2007, musical)
  • Hamlet (1948), Hamlet (1964), Hamlet (1969), Hamlet (1990), Hamlet (1996)
  • Harvey (1950)
  • He Who Gets Slapped (1924)
  • Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001, musical)
  • Hello, Dolly! (1969, musical)
  • The Hide (2008)
  • High Society (1956, musical)
  • Hindle Wakes (1927)
  • His Girl Friday (1940)
  • Holiday (1930), Holiday (1938)
  • The Homecoming (1973)
  • The House of Yes (1997)
  • How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)
  • How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967, musical)
  • Hunting Scenes from Bavaria (1969)
  • Hurlyburly (1998)
  • I

  • I Ought to Be in Pictures (1982)
  • The Iceman Cometh (1973)
  • An Ideal Husband (1999)
  • The Importance of Being Earnest (1952)
  • Indiscreet (1958)
  • Into the Woods (2014, musical)
  • J

  • Jake's Women (1996, TV)
  • The Jazz Singer (1927), The Jazz Singer (1980)
  • Jeffrey (1995)
  • Jersey Boys (2014, musical)
  • Jesus Christ Superstar (1973, musical)
  • Jump (2012)
  • Juno and the Paycock (1930)
  • K

  • Katyar Kaljat Ghusali (2015)
  • The King and I (1956, musical), The King and I (1999, musical)
  • Kismet (1955)
  • Kiss Me, Kate (1953)
  • L

  • Lady in the Dark (1944, musical)
  • Lakeboat (2000)
  • The Laramie Project (2002)
  • The Last Five Years (2014, musical)
  • The Last of the Red Hot Lovers (1972)
  • Laughter on the 23rd Floor (2001, TV)
  • Lenny (1974)
  • Les Misérables (2012, musical)
  • The Letter (1929), The Letter (1940)
  • Life With Father (1947)
  • Lip Service (1988)
  • The Little Foxes (1941)
  • A Little Night Music (1977, musical)
  • Little Shop of Horrors (1986, musical)
  • London Suite (1996, TV)
  • Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962)
  • The Long Voyage Home (1940)
  • Lost in Yonkers (1993)
  • Love! Valour! Compassion! (1997)
  • M

  • Made In Dagenham (2010)
  • The Madness of King George (1994)
  • Mame (1974)
  • Mamma Mia! (2008, musical)
  • Man of La Mancha (1972)
  • The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942)
  • Miss Julie (film) (2014)
  • Mister Roberts (1955), Mister Roberts (1984, TV)
  • Monster in a Box (1991)
  • Muhammad bin Tughluq (1971)
  • The Music Man (1962, musical), The Music Man (2003, musical)
  • My Fair Lady (1964, musical)
  • N

  • Nell (1994)
  • New Faces (1954)
  • 'night, Mother (1986)
  • The Night of January 16th (1941)
  • Nine (2009, musical)
  • No Time for Sergeants (1958)
  • Noises Off... (1992)
  • The Normal Heart (2014, TV)
  • O

  • The Odd Couple (1968)
  • Oklahoma! (1955, musical)
  • Oleanna (1994)
  • Oliver! (1968, musical)
  • On Golden Pond (1981)
  • On the Town (1949)
  • Once Upon A Mattress (2005, musical)
  • Only When I Laugh (1981)
  • Orphans (1987), based on Lyle Kessler's play of the same name
  • Our Town (1940), Our Town (1955, TV), Our Town (2003)
  • The Owl and the Pussycat (1970)
  • P

  • Paint Your Wagon (1969, musical)
  • The Pajama Game (1957, musical)
  • Pal Joey (1957, musical)
  • Paris Bound (1929)
  • The Petrified Forest (1936)
  • The Phantom of the Opera (2004, musical)
  • The Philadelphia Story (1940)
  • The Pirate Movie (1982, musical)
  • The Pirates of Penzance (1983)
  • Play It Again, Sam (1972)
  • Plaza Suite (1971)
  • Pokrovsky Gates (1982)
  • Porgy and Bess (1959 )
  • Prelude to a Kiss (1992)
  • The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
  • The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1975)
  • The Producers (2005, musical)
  • Proof (2005)
  • Pygmalion (1938)
  • R

  • Rabbit Hole (2010)
  • A Raisin in the Sun (1961), A Raisin in the Sun (2008)
  • Ratha Kanneer (1954)
  • Red Roses and Petrol (2008)
  • Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (2005, musical)
  • Relative Values (2000)
  • Rent (2005, musical)
  • Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)
  • Revizor (1934)
  • Rock of Ages (2012, musical)
  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975, musical)
  • Rope (1948)
  • Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (1990)
  • Roxie Hart (1942)
  • Romeo + Juliet (1996)
  • Romeo and Juliet (1968)
  • S

  • Sacrifice (2010)
  • Same Time, Next Year (1978)
  • Seventh Heaven (1927, silent), Seventh Heaven (1937)
  • Shadowlands (1995)
  • The Shape of Things (2003)
  • Shirley Valentine (1989)
  • A Shot in the Dark (1964)
  • Show Boat (1936, musical), Show Boat (1951, musical)
  • Six Degrees of Separation (1993)
  • Sleuth (1972), Sleuth (2007)
  • The Sound of Music (1965, musical) (2013, TV)
  • South Pacific (1958, musical)
  • Spring Madness (1938)
  • Stage Door (1937)
  • Stalag 17 (1953)
  • Star Spangled Girl (1971)
  • Steel Magnolias (1987)
  • Streamers (1983)
  • A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
  • Strictly Ballroom (1993)
  • Strictly Dishonorable (1931), Strictly Dishonorable (1951)
  • SubUrbia (1996)
  • Suddenly, Last Summer (1959)
  • The Sunshine Boys (1975)
  • Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007, musical)
  • Sweet Charity (1969, musical)
  • Swimming to Cambodia (1987)
  • Switching Channels (1988)
  • T

  • Talk Radio (1988)
  • The Taming of the Shrew (1929), The Taming of the Shrew (1967), 10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
  • Tape (2001)
  • Terrors of Pleasure (1988)
  • These Three (1936)
  • They Might Be Giants (1971)
  • A Thousand Clowns (1965)
  • Thunder Rock (1942)
  • Twentieth Century (1934)
  • U

  • Uncommon Women and Others (1978, TV)
  • The Unknown Purple (1923)
  • The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964, musical)
  • Up the Junction (1963)
  • Urbania (2000)
  • V

  • Va savoir (2001)
  • The Valiant (1929)
  • Vanya on 42nd Street (1994)
  • Venus in Fur (film) (2013)
  • Victor/Victoria (1995, musical)
  • The Visit (1964)
  • Voice of the City (1929)
  • W

  • Wait Until Dark (1967)
  • Water Drops on Burning Rocks (2000)
  • Waterloo Bridge (1931), Waterloo Bridge (1940)
  • The Way to the Stars (1945)
  • We're Not Dressing (1934)
  • West Side Story (1961, musical)
  • When We Are Married (1943)
  • Who Was That Lady? (1960)
  • Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
  • The Winslow Boy (1948), The Winslow Boy (1999)
  • Without Love (1945)
  • Without You I'm Nothing (1990)
  • The Wiz (1978, musical)
  • The Women (1939)
  • The Woodsman (2004)
  • Y

  • You Can't Take It with You (1938)
  • Z

  • Zoot Suit (1981)
  • References

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