2018 Musical Movies (By Date)

Anna and the Apocalypse (2018)

Anna and the Apocalypse

    • Comedy

    In the movie, a girl and her friends must fight – and sing – their way through a zombie invasion to reach the supposed safety of their school, not knowing if their parents and friends will still be alive when they get there.

    Oliver Twist

      • Musical

      Oliver Twist is one of Dickens’ most famous works and tells of an orphan boy who moves from a life as an exploited child laborer to being under the wings of Fagin, a leader of a gang of London pickpockets. Hardship, murders and secrets waiting to be revealed follow the boy.

      Rent Live

        • Musical

        A live musical version of Rent is coming to Fox.

        Dogg Pound 4 Life

          • Biography

          A sequel to Straight Outta Compton is believed to be focused on Snoop Dogg and Tupac, but Universal currently denies that is happening.

          Sister Act

            • Comedy

            Plot details of the remake are being kept under wraps, but the original centered on a Reno lounge singer (Goldberg) who goes into protective custody at a San Francisco convent and pretends to be a nun after a mob boss puts a hit on her.

            Untitled Josh Gad / Jeremy Garelick Musical

              • Musical

              A contemporary vehicle for Gad to play a domestic who integrates into family with a busy single mother, and becomes an important part of the clan. The story was co-written by Gad and Garelick, who worked together on The Wedding Ringer, the comedy that marked Garelick’s feature directorial debut and which he co-wrote. Garelick is writing the script and directing.

              Charming (2018)

              Charming

                • 90 min
                • Animation

                Three fairy tale princesses find themselves engaged to the same guy, Prince Charming.

                Hearts Beat Loud (2018)

                Hearts Beat Loud

                  • 97 min
                  • Drama

                  A father and daughter form an unlikely songwriting duo in the summer before she leaves for college.

                  Valley Girl

                    • NONE
                    • Comedy

                    A musical remake of the 1983 comedy "Valley Girl." The new musical will utilize the 'Romeo and Juliet' story of the original - a girl from the valley, meets Randy, a punk from the city. They are from different worlds and find love. Somehow they need to stay together in spite of her trendy, shallow friends. The new film will sport classic '80s songs.

                    The original was directed by Martha Coolidge and starred Nicolas Cage & Deborah Foreman.

                    Rainbow

                      • Documentary

                      Kesha’s {Rainbow} documentary will be released on August 10th, exclusively through Apple Music. The film is her directorial debut and features never-before-seen footage while she was creating in a very dark place. In releasing the movie, Kesha hopes that it will inspire others to “never give up,” and reach out if they need help.

                      Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again (2018)

                      Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again

                        • 120 min
                        • Musical

                        Get ready to sing and dance, laugh and love all over again. Ten years after Mamma Mia! The Movie grossed more than $600 million around the world, you are invited to return to the magical Greek island of Kalokairi in an all-new original musical based on the songs of ABBA. With the film’s original cast returning and new additions including Lily James (Cinderella, Baby Driver), the musical comedy will open on July 20, 2018.

                        Climax (2018)

                        Climax

                          • 95 min
                          • Drama

                          In the mid '90s, a group of urban dancers gather for a three-day rehearsal in a closed-down boarding school located in the heart of a forest. Having drunk from the sangria bowl, the atmosphere becomes charged and a strange madness seizes them. If it seems obvious to them that they have been drugged, they neither know by whom nor why. It soon becomes impossible for them to resist their neuroses and psychoses, numbed by the hypnotic electric rhythm of the music… And while some experience...

                          Pick of Destiny 2

                            • Musical

                            A post apocalyptic musical comedy follow up to Tenacious D's cult classic Pick of Destiny.

                            A Star Is Born (2018)

                            A Star Is Born

                              • 135 min
                              • Musical

                              In this new take on the tragic love story, he plays seasoned musician Jackson Maine, who discovers—and falls in love with—struggling artist Ally (Gaga). She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer… until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally’s career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jack fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons.

                              Bodied (2018)

                              Bodied

                                • 120 min
                                • Comedy

                                Bodied is the satirical story of Adam Merkin, a progressive grad student who becomes an accidental battle rapper whose success breeds outrage. The film stars Calum Worthy (American Vandal, Austin & Ally, and The Thinning), Jackie Long (Idlewild, ATL), Shoniqua Shondai (Sing It!, The Fosters), Walter Perez (The Avengers, Fame), Rory Uphold (Hella). Also featured are well known battle rappers Dizaster, Dumbfoundead, Hollow Da Don and media personality Charlamagne Tha God.

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                                Vox Lux (2018)

                                Vox Lux

                                  • 112 min
                                  • Musical

                                  Vox Lux begins in 1999 when teenage sisters Celeste (Raffey Cassidy) and Eleanor (Stacy Martin) survive a seismic, violent tragedy. The sisters compose and perform a song about their experience, making something lovely and cathartic out of catastrophe - while also catapulting Celeste to stardom. By 2017, the now 31-year-old Celeste (Natalie Portman) is mother to a teenage daughter of her own and struggling to navigate a career fraught with scandals when another act of terrifying violence...

                                  Mary Poppins Returns (2018)

                                  Mary Poppins Returns

                                    • 131 min
                                    • Musical

                                    Emily Blunt has been cast as Mary Poppins and Lin-Mauel Miranda will play a new character, a street lamplighter named Jack. Drawing from the wealth of material in P.L. Travers’ seven additional novels, the story will take place in Depression-era London (when the books were originally written) and follows a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, who, along with Michael’s three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss. Through her unique magical skills, and...