2016 Musical Movies

Sing (2016)

Sing

    • PG
    • 110 min
    • Animation

    Illumination has captivated audiences all over the world with the beloved hits Despicable Me, Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, Despicable Me 2 and Minions, now the second-highest-grossing animated movie in history.  Following the release of The Secret Life of Pets in summer 2016, Illumination presents Sing at the holidays.  Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson, John C. Reilly, Taron Egerton and Tori Kelly star in a musical comedy about finding the shining star...

    La La Land (2016)

    La La Land

      • PG-13
      • 126 min
      • Musical

      From Summit Entertainment. In this modern take on the Hollywood musical from Damien Chazelle, the Academy Award-nominated writer and director of WHIPLASH, Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) and Mia (Emma Stone) are drawn together by their common desire to do what they love. But as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.

      Swiss Army Man (2016)

      Swiss Army Man

      • 67%
      • R
      • 95 min
      • Adventure

      A wholly original, enormously entertaining, and deeply heartfelt look at what it means to be human, Swiss Army Man is the feature film debut of acclaimed music video directors Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan (collectively known as DANIELS, and responsible for the beloved “Turn Down For What” video, among many others). Bursting with limitless creativity in both form and content, Swiss Army Man goes from the absurd to the emotional to the whimsical to the profound and back again.

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      Sing Street (2016)

      Sing Street

      • 97%
      • PG-13
      • 106 min
      • Drama

      A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band and moving to London.

      I Saw the Light (2016)

      I Saw the Light

        • R
        • 123 min
        • Biography

        I SAW THE LIGHT, the story of the legendary country western singer Hank Williams, who in his brief life created one of the greatest bodies of work in American music. The film chronicles his meteoric rise to fame and its ultimately tragic effect on his health and personal life.

        48 Hours to Live (2016)

        48 Hours to Live

          • 100 min
          • Crime

          At the center of the glamorous and fast-paced Hollywood dance underworld, Wyatt (James Maslow, “Big Time Rush”), an aspiring dancer who grew up on the wrong side of the tracks and has been in and out of trouble with the law, is forced by the DEA to work undercover in a nightclub known for their illegal activities. Everything changes when he falls in love with the wealthy club owner’s daughter and the twists and turns his life takes threaten to tear their romance apart.

          Bazodee (2016)

          Bazodee

            • PG-13
            • 101 min
            • Drama

            Buttons

              • 59 min
              • Musical

              Easter Mysteries

                • Musical

                Fathom Events and SimonSays Entertainment invite you to experience the Passion of Jesus as you have never seen it when the new and original musical, Easter Mysteries, comes to select cinemas nationwide for an incredible one-night cinema event on Tuesday, March 22. Easter Mysteries is an original, musical theater depiction that journeys into the passion of Christ's death and resurrection through the lens of his disciples and followers and is the first Passion Play ever told from Peter's...

                Frank or Francis

                  • Comedy

                  A satire of Hollywood set to music, where a film director feuds with a blogger.

                  Ho Mann Jahaan (2016)

                  Ho Mann Jahaan

                    • PG
                    • 170 min
                    • Drama

                    The story is about friendship of three friends born out of shared experiences, passion for music and aspiration for fame. The film is also a reflection of the current dichotomy that exists in society where we talk of free will but readily accept conformity. Parents impose restrictions and dictate terms, because they love their children but at times don't understand them. Written by Umais Bin Sajjad

                    It's So Easy and Other Lies (2016)

                    It's So Easy and Other Lies

                    • 17%
                    • NONE
                    • 88 min
                    • Documentary

                    Features Duff McKagan and exclusive rare archive footage of his early days with original Guns N’ Roses members Slash, Steve Adler, Izzy Stradlin and Axl Rose, as well as latter members Gilby Clarke and Matt Sorum, and contemporaries Mike McCready (“Pearl Jam”), Krist Novoselic (“Nirvana”), Nikki Sixx (“Motley Crue”) and much more.

                    This authorized biographical documentary takes the audience on an incredible cinematic journey through the unbelievable rise of a driven teenager's...

                    J. Cole Forest Hills Drive Homecoming (2016)

                    J. Cole Forest Hills Drive Homecoming

                      • NONE
                      • 85 min
                      • Musical

                      Part concert film, part backstage pass, J. Cole Forest Hills Drive: Homecoming tells J. Cole’s compelling life story through his own words and music, and through the observations of those who know him best.

                      JT + the Tennessee Kids (2016)

                      JT + the Tennessee Kids

                        • 90 min
                        • Documentary

                        The final performance of Justin Timberlake and the Tennessee Kids' 20/20 Experience World Tour, filmed in 2015 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

                        Marvin: The Life Story of Marvin Gaye

                          • NONE
                          • Drama

                          "Marvin," a biopic of Marvin Gaye, the iconic singer who was shot to death by his father in 1984. Gray said his movie will cover Gaye's entire life, from his emergence at Motown through his defiance of Berry Gordy to record "What's Goin' On" and on up to his death.

                          Gaye's hits include "Ain't No Mountain High Enough," "Heard It Through the Grapevine," "What's Goin' On" and "Let's Get It On." The plan is to have the star of the film lip synch to Gaye's recordings.

                          Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off the Wall (2016)

                          Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off the Wall

                          • 93%
                          • NONE
                          • 110 min
                          • Documentary

                          A look at the life of the late pop star Michael Jackson from his early days at Motown Records to the release of his hit 1979 album, Off the Wall.

                          Millennials: The Musical

                            • Musical

                            Dwyane “The Rock” Johnson and Lin-Manuel Miranda team-up for a new musical that debuted on Johnson's Youtube channel.

                            Monster High

                              • Comedy

                              Surviving high school’s tough enough when your parents aren’t the most legendary monsters in history. Finding your real identity while figuring out what to do with your secret one is just part of what the teenagers who attend super-secret academy Monster High go through every day—and night.

                              My Little Pony: Equestria Girls - Legend of Everfree (2016)

                              My Little Pony: Equestria Girls - Legend of Everfree

                                • 73 min
                                • Animation

                                When Canterlot Highschool goes on a trip to Camp Everfree, they’re surprised to find a magical force is causing strange things to happen around camp. With the help of the Mane 6 and especially Sunset Shimmer, Twilight Sparkle must confront the dark “Midnight Sparkle” within herself and embrace her newfound magical abilities to save the camp.

                                Nina (2016)

                                Nina

                                • 3%
                                • 80 min
                                • Biography

                                The story of the late jazz musician and classical pianist Nina Simone including her rise to fame and relationship with her manager Clifton Henderson.