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All Our Favourite Movie's Based on Musicals To Celebrate Today's Premiere Of Rock Of Ages

From Stage to Screen: Recent Films Based on Musicals

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From Stage to Screen: Recent Films Based on Musicals

With Rock of Ages opening today, we got to thinking about some of the more recent movie adaptations of musicals — those from 1980 on (sorry, Grease). Though there are purists who will always prefer Broadway, a lot of shows have inspired entertaining, sometimes even award-worthy, movies, like Hairspray, Chicago, and Dreamgirls. Click through to see all the movies and let us know if we forgot to mention your favourite!

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