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The best musical films to watch this weekend!

Updated: May 10, 2023

If you enjoy music and want to watch a fun musical production, you cannot resist a sing-along tune and some incredible musical performances! It is so interesting when you enjoy music with a narrative in the form of musical movies. The transition of musical works into movies, adds a different vibe altogether! You can comprehend and take in music in the most enjoyable ways by watching a movie based on one or more musical genres.


Looking for some musical inspiration for the weekend? Check out  recommendations by AudioRetune for the best musical films to watch this weekend,

AudioRetune has put together a list of some of the greatest musical films ever :


LA-LA LAND

One of the best musical films is about a pianist and an actress trying to reconcile their aspirations for the future while transiting their careers in Los Angeles and falling in love. It has an amazing soundtrack and beautiful cinematography and it is one of the greatest films ever made: At the 74th Golden Globe Awards, it received a record-breaking seven nominations, and it received eleven nominations at the 70th British Academy Film Awards, where it won five awards, including Best Film. It is a must-watch!


ROALD DAHL'S MATILDA THE MUSICAL

Based on a book by "Roald Dahl," the movie tells the story of a young girl's heroic escape. It is an extraordinary tale that engages your emotions, curiosity, and musical senses. The musical aspects that are portrayed in the film through children are out of this world. Both adults and children can enjoy this movie. This a fun musical film to watch with your family this weekend,


BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY

The movie focuses on the life of Freddie Mercury's the lead singer of the British rock band Queen. It takes the viewer on the roller coaster ride which was Freddie’s life. As part of this journey, the viewer learns a lot about the history and hardships that both Freddie and his bandmates endured. Watching Queen’s rise to fame is truly inspirational which makes it one of the best musical movies ever! Bohemian Rhapsody won a record-breaking four Oscars at the 91st Academy Awards, among other honors.


A STAR IS BORN

Bradley Cooper directed and produced the American musical drama film “A Star Is Born”. A textbook example of a romantic musical movie with an amazing soundtrack. Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga are two stars in the movie that leave you impressed. The plot revolves around Jackson’s career as a musician. It is on the decline due to age and alcoholism, but he helps the young Ally to reach her dreams. Shallow" also won the BAFTA Award for Best Film Music at the 72nd BAFTA Awards and the Best Original Song at the 91st Academy Awards.


PINOCCHIO

This breathtaking musical tale, by Oscar-winning director, Guillermo del Toro reimagines the classical tale of a wooden puppet brought to life. It is a tale of affection and disobedience as Pinocchio learns the true meaning of life while trying to live up to his father's expectations. The musical animated film is fantastic!


THE SOUND OF MUSIC

The movie is about a young Austrian in Salzburg who infuses her new family with love and music. One of the most popular movies from the 1960’s has received numerous nominations and awards. The movie is thought to be important from a cultural, historical, or cinematographic standpoint. Its stunning filmmaking and various catchy songs, including "My Favorite Things" and the title song, contributed to it becoming a masterpiece.


Your weekend will be filled with amazing tunes and stories. Enjoy these musical films! Watch these movies with friends and family. 

These films are the ideal selection for you to watch, listen to, and enjoy! The movies are not only enjoyable and have a compelling plot, but they are also incredibly musical. Enjoy watching them over the weekend or on a holiday. Read our blog for more interesting recommendations and tips for your musical journey!








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