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What are the best movie musicals that use pop music?

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Rainier Sulla - Binge.co Contributor

Have you ever watched a jukebox musical and walked out of the cinema singing a song you love or once loved? Well, we totally get you! The thing about musical movies that use pop music is that they never fail to make us feel all the ~ feels ~ from our favorite songs again. Whether it's a decade-old song or it's something more recent, these Hollywood musicals are a great way to sing our hearts out. And on this page, we want you to do exactly just that. So rejoice, music lovers! We listed down the best musicals you have to see if you're into pop songs!

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  1. 1Pitch Perfect

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    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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  1. 2Mamma Mia!

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    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.
  2. 3High School Musical

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    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.

  1. 4Step Up

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    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.

  2. 5Rock of Ages

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    Rock of Ages is a musical comedy-drama movie directed by Adam Shankman. Released in 2012, the film was based on the 2006 rock jukebox Broadway musical Rock of Ages by Chris D'Arienzo. It starred Julianne Hough and Diego Boneta.

  3. 6Bohemian Rhapsody

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    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. It received numerous accolades from the Academy Awards, Golden Globe and more.

  4. 7Whiplash

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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.

  5. 8Sing

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    Sing is a comedic animated motion picture that features the voices of Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, and Seth MacFarlane. It was directed and written by Garth Jennings and was released in 2016.

  6. 9School of Rock

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    School of Rock is an American comedy movie directed by Richard Linklater. It follows the story of an aspiring rock star who turned out to be a teacher. It stars Jack Black, Adam Pascal and Lucas Papaelias.

  7. 10Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

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    Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again is a musical and comedy film directed by Ol Parker, starring Lily James, Amanda Seyfried,  and Meryl Streep. It came out in the theaters on July 20, 2018.

  8. 11Pitch Perfect 3

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    Pitch Perfect 3 is a comedic musical motion picture that stars Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, and Brittany Snow. It was directed by Trish Sie and was written for the screen by Kay Cannon and Mike White. The film premiered in December 2017.

  9. 12Pitch Perfect 2

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    Pitch Perfect 2 is a comedic musical motion picture that stars Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, and Hailee Steinfeld. It was directed by Elizabeth Banks and was written by Kay Cannon. The film premiered on April 20, 2015, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

  10. 13Trolls

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    Trolls is an animated comedic adventure motion picture that features the voices of Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, and Zooey Deschanel. It was directed by Mike Mitchell and Walt Dohrn. The film premiered on October 8, 2016, in London.

  11. 14Moulin Rouge!

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    Moulin Rouge! is a movie directed by Baz Luhrmann released in the United States on June 1, 2001. Distributed by 20th Century Fox, the romantic drama film featured Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor in the lead roles.

  12. 15Happy Feet

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    Happy Feet is a computer-animated musical comedy movie directed by George Miller. Released in 2006, the film featured the voices of Elijah Wood, Robin Williams, Brittany Murphy, Hugh Jackman, and Hugo Weaving.

  13. 16Coyote Ugly

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    Despite receiving mixed reviews and media scrutiny, 2000 musical romantic drama 'Coyote Ugly' has become a cult classic and a certified box-office success. Based on an actual American drinking establishment, this movie creates a great story surrounding an aspiring young songwriter who moves to New York City to fulfill her dreams. What awaits her there though is something that could make or break her.

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    Anonymous
    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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    High School Musical
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    Anonymous
    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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    School of Rock
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    Anonymous
    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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    Pitch Perfect
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    Anonymous
    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."
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    Mamma Mia!
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    Anonymous
    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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    Whiplash
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    Anonymous
    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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    Bohemian Rhapsody
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    Anonymous
    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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    Step Up
This list is about What are the best movie musicals that use pop music
RankAnswersTypeVotesPrice
1Pitch PerfectMovies 20 Paid
2Mamma Mia!Movies 15 Paid
3High School MusicalMovies 6 Paid
4Step UpMovies 4 Paid
5Rock of AgesMovies 4 Paid
6Bohemian RhapsodyMovies 3 Paid
7WhiplashMovies 3 Paid
8SingMovies 3 Paid
9School of RockMovies 2 Paid
10Mamma Mia! Here We Go AgainMovies 2 Paid
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