What are the best movie musicals that use pop music?

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    #1Pitch Perfect

    Pitch Perfect

    Pitch Perfect is a romantic comedy musical film that stars Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, and Rebel Wilson. It was directed by Jason Moore and was written for the screen by Kay Cannon and Mickey Rapkin.


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    Brandon Powell
    Written on June 11, 2018
    "This movie screams musical! It is the very core of this film, the mix of music in this is really good, the blend of harmony and notes is simply genius."
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    #2High School Musical

    High School Musical

    High School Musical is a made for television Disney movie directed by Kenny Ortega and written by Peter Barsocchini. The film mainly features Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, and Ashley Tisdale. It was first released on January 20, 2006.


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    Thomas Pearson
    Written on June 11, 2018
    "One of the most successful musical movies of all time, its because of the way it was delivered and directed. The camera angles and grand choreography along with the music!"
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    #3Step Up

    Step Up

    Step Up is a music, romance movie directed by Anne Fletcher. It was released August 11, 2006 by Touchstone Pictures. It starred Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan Tatum, and Damaine Radcliffe.


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    Adam Tucker
    Written on June 11, 2018
    "Rhythm and the cinematography mixed with the great music remixes makes me dance to the tunes and whatnot. I love this movie!"
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    #4La La Land

    La La Land

    La La Land is a 2016 American musical romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Damien Chazelle, and starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, as an actress and a musician chasing their dreams in Los Angeles.


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    Elvira Arriaga
    Written on June 11, 2018
    "This musical movie is one of the best movies ive ever seen. It has great settings and the placement of each motion tends to create a magical image to the eyes of the viewers as well as to the ears."
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    Whiplash is a dramatic music movie starring Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, and Melissa Benoist. It was written and directed by Damien Chazelle and premiered on January 16, 2014, in the Sundance Film Festival.


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    Jack Lawrence
    Written on June 11, 2018
    "This movie is da BOMB! It has everything from a great story to one of the best performances of a musical movie there is out there."
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    #6Bohemian Rhapsody

    Bohemian Rhapsody

    Bohemian Rhapsody is a biographical film directed by Dexter Fletcher and Bryan Singer about the British rock band Queen, starring Rami Malek, Joseph Mazzello, and Ben Hardy. 

    Bohemian Rhapsody received numerous accolades from the Academy Awards, Golden Globe and more. Check out this list if you are interested to watch Bohemian Rhapsody online


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    David Castro
    Written on June 11, 2018
    "This is something I've been looking for for quite some time. I hope I get to enjoy the movie as much as i enjoyed the trailer."
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    #7School of Rock

    School of Rock

    School of Rock is an American comedy movie directed by Richard Linklater. It was released September 24, 2003 by Paramount Pictures. It was starred by Jack Black, Adam Pascal and Lucas Papaelias.


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    Arthur Richards
    Written on June 11, 2018
    "One of the very few movies that became my inspiration for music. The mixture of comedy and drama topped with the great music it provided were simply superb!"
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    #8Mamma Mia!

    Mamma Mia!
    Mamma Mia! is a musical film directed by Phyllida Lloyd based on the Broadway musical of the same name, with songs from pop group ABBA. Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgard, and Amanda Seyfried head the cast.

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    Frances Hall
    Written on June 11, 2018
    "Something sort of like the sound of music but a little bit on the modern side. the music were good as well as the actors delivery and choreography."


Best What are the best movie musicals that use pop music
1Pitch PerfectMovies 14 Paid
2High School MusicalMovies 10 Paid
3Step UpMovies 9 Paid
4La La LandMovies 7 Paid
5WhiplashMovies 6 Paid
6Bohemian RhapsodyMovies 5 Paid
7School of RockMovies 3 Paid
8Mamma Mia!Movies 1 Paid

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