Films/TV Shows that should be made into musicalsby Simchasoprano86 | created - 30 Aug 2012 | updated - 14 Sep 2012 | Public
If I was a producer/composer/director/mover and shaker, I would consider turning some of these films/tv shows into broadway musicals! My list is still growing...
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1. The Witches of Eastwick (1987)
R | 118 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Three single women in a picturesque village have their wishes granted, at a cost, when a mysterious and flamboyant man arrives in their lives.
Votes: 52,900 | Gross: $63.77M
2. A League of Their Own (1992)
PG | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Two sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed amidst their own growing rivalry.
Votes: 78,574 | Gross: $107.53M
3. Hocus Pocus (1993)
PG | 96 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
After three centuries, three witch sisters are resurrected in Salem, Massachusetts on Halloween night, and it is up to two teenagers, a young girl, and an immortal cat to put an end to their reign of terror once and for all.
Votes: 71,003 | Gross: $39.51M
4. My Cousin Vinny (1992)
R | 120 min | Comedy, Crime
Two New Yorkers are accused of murder in rural Alabama while on their way back to college, and one of their cousins--an inexperienced, loudmouth lawyer not accustomed to Southern rules and manners--comes in to defend them.
Votes: 90,433 | Gross: $52.93M
6. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003)
TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
A young woman is forced to fulfill her destiny of fighting vampires and demons with the help of her friends all the while struggling to live a normal teenage life of heart break and drama.
I realize there was a musical episode- but the possibilities could be endless!!
7. Will & Grace (1998– )
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Romance
Will and Grace live together in an apartment in New York City. He's a gay lawyer, she's a straight interior designer.
Making a sitcom into a musical theater production may be a challenge, but there are so many memorable moments- and you have a great SATB set up!!
9. Anastasia (1997)
G | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
The last surviving child of the Russian Royal Family joins two con men to reunite with her grandmother, the Dowager Empress, while the undead Rasputin seeks her death.
Votes: 96,871 | Gross: $58.41M
11. Working Girl (1988)
R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When a secretary's idea is stolen by her boss, she seizes an opportunity to steal it back by pretending she has her boss' job.
Votes: 45,114 | Gross: $64.00M
13. Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Peggy Sue faints at a high school reunion. When she wakes up, she finds herself in her own past, just before she finished school.
Votes: 28,976 | Gross: $41.38M
14. Madhouse (1990)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy
The luxurious villa of Mark and Jessie Bannister, a yuppie couple, is overrun by loads of uninvited guests who turn the house up side down.
Votes: 2,403 | Gross: $21.04M