ComedySophie has just one wish to make her wedding perfect: to have her father walk her down the aisle. Now she just has to find out who he is... Join the music, laughter and fun of the irresistibly charming, "Mamma Mia! The Movie." Academy Award-winner Meryl Streep leads an all-star cast, including Pierce Brosnan and Colin Firth - as well as up-and-comers Amanda Seyfried and Dominic Cooper, in this musical celebration of mothers, daughters and fathers, and true loves lost and new ones found. Based on the Broadway smash-hit and filled with the ABBA songs you know and love, it's the feel-good experience that will have you singing and dancing over and over again.
Kids & FamilyGene Wilder ("Blazing Saddles," "Young Frankenstein") stars in this magical, musical fantasy for the young, and the young at heart. The mysterious candy maker extraordinaire Willy Wonka hides a Golden Ticket inside five of his famous candy bars. The kids who find them are invited on a grand tour of the wondrous, wacky Wonka factory, and a chance for an even grander prize -- if they can resist temptation. The delightful musical score includes the hit song "The Candyman." From Roald Dahl's classic novel, produced by David Wolper ("Roots," "The Thorn Birds") and nominated for an Academy Award.
Sci-Fi & Fantasy"There's no place like home..." Entirely remastered, the colorful characters and unforgettable songs of Oz come alive as never before. This magical cinematic event finds Kansas farm girl Judy Garland ("A Star is Born," "Meet Me in St. Louis") caught in a tornado and magically transported to the Land of Oz. Needing help to return home, she is told to follow the Yellow Brick Road and find the powerful Wizard (Frank Morgan). On her perilous journey, she is befriended by the Scarecrow (Ray Bolger), the Tin Man (Jack Haley), and the Cowardly Lion (Bert Lahr) who help her battle the Wicked Witch of the West (Margaret Hamilton) and her flying monkeys. Based on the classic book by Frank L. Baum, "The Wizard of Oz" is a dazzling motion picture achievement, featuring unforgettable songs (including Oscar-winner "Over the Rainbow"
Kids & FamilyMary Poppins 50th Anniversary Edition - Join the "practically perfect" Mary Poppins (Julie Andrews) for a "Jolly Holiday" as she magically turns every chore into a game and every day into a whimsical adventure. Along the way, you'll be enchanted by unforgettable characters such as the multitalented chimney sweep Bert (Dick Van Dyke). You won't need a "Spoonful Of Sugar" to love every moment of this timeless Disney classic! Mary Poppins 50th Anniversary Edition contains iTunes extras including Becoming Mr. Sherman - Mr Sherman is interviewed by the actor who played him in the film "Saving Mr. Banks". They discuss making the film "Saving Mr. Banks" and how it was to work with Walt Disney on the making of the film "Mary Poppins"
ComedyIt's time to celebrate as Disney's phenomenal High School Musical hits new heights in High School Musical 3: Senior Year! Fresh from the big screen, this motion picture extravaganza delivers non-stop entertainment from start to finish! It's almost graduation day for high school seniors Troy, Gabriella Sharpay, Chad, Ryan and Taylor and the thought of heading off in separate directions after leaving East High has them thinking they need to do something they'll remember forever. Together with the rest of the Wildcats, they stage a spring musical reflecting their hopes and fears about the future and their unforgettable experiences growing up together. Will their final show break them apart or bring them together for the greatest moment in Wildcat history?
Kids & FamilyWelcome to Seabrook, a suburban town preoccupied with uniformity, traditions and pep rallies. That is until one groundbreaking semester when students from Zombietown integrate into Seabrook High School! As the human and zombie students struggle to coexist, a budding friendship between a cheerleader named Addison (Meg Donnelly) and a zombie named Zed (Milo Manheim) could unite their high school and community for good.
Kids & FamilyIn "Frozen," fearless optimist Anna teams up with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven in an epic journey, encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls and a hilarious snowman named Olaf in a race to find Anna's sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter.
Kids & FamilyIn this sparkling musical adventure, Barbie™ stars as Tori™, the kind-hearted princess of Meribella who would rather sing and dance than perform her royal duties. When her favorite pop star Keira™ visits the kingdom, the girls discover they have much in common, including a magical secret that lets them look like one another. At first, swapping places seems like a great idea, until each girl realizes that the other’s life isn’t as easy as it seems! But Meribella also has a magical secret, and when it’s stolen, the whole kingdom is put in danger. Will true friendship save the day? Filled with fantastic songs, fabulous fashions, and fun new friends, it’s an exciting musical celebration that shows the best thing you can be is yourself!
MusicalsExperience the high-spirited adventures of Oliver Twist in this Oscar®-winning musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic tale! Young Oliver (Mark Lester) is an orphan who escapes the cheerless life of the workhouse and takes to the streets of 19th-Century London. He's immediately taken in by a band of street urchins, headed by the lovable villain, Fagin (Ron Moody), his fiendish henchman, Bill Sikes (Oliver Reed), and his loyal apprentice, The Artful Dodger (Jack Wild). Through his education in the fine points of pick-pocketing, Oliver makes away with an unexpected treasure...a home and a family of his own. Set to a heartfelt score that includes such favorites as "Consider Yourself," "Where Is Love?" and "As Long As He Needs Me," OLIVER! leads us on a journey in search of love, belonging and honor among thieves.
MusicalsAn all-star musical romp finds Grace Kelly ("Rear Window," "Mogambo," "High Noon") about to remarry when wealthy ex-husband Bing Crosby ("The Bells of St. Mary's," "Going My Way," "White Christmas") pops back into her life and tries to win her back. Oscar-winners Frank Sinatra ("From Here to Eternity," "The Manchurian Candidate") and Celeste Holm ("Gentleman's Agreement") snoop around as reporters in this Cole Porter-penned musical remake of "The Philadelphia Story". Featuring jazz great Louis Armstrong ("Hello, Dolly!") in a duet with Crosby. Nominated for Best Story, Song and Original Score.
BollywoodAn unexpected phone call shakes Dia (Madhuri Dixit) out of her dance rehearsal in New York. Her teacher, her guru, is dying and she must return to India. The town where she grew up, the town where she learnt to live and to dance. Also the town she left on an impulse, severing ties with her parents and her people. It is a poignant and troubled return; not only has her guru passed away but the institution that he so lovingly nurtured is in decay and under threat of demolition. Ajanta theatre, the once vibrant hub of the community, the place where Dia’s fondest memories are embedded must now be brought down because the local political authorities feel it a waste of prime real estate. Dia picks up the gauntlet to turn this ruin into a vibrant and bustling theatre that was once the soul of her little town, while fighting
DocumentaryTravelling with the elusive jazz vocalist and trumpeter Chet Baker, Bruce Weber weaves together the life story of a jazz great. The film uses excerpts from Italian B movies, rare performance footage, and candid interviews with Baker, musicians, friends, battling ex-wives and his children in what turned out to be the last year of his life. Winner of the 1989 Critics Prize at the Venice Film Festival and nominated for an Academy Award, Let’s Get Lost has become an important document in the career of the filmmaker on the life of a jazz legend. Since its release in 1989 Let’s Get Lost has introduced a whole new generation of jazz enthusiasts to the timeless talent of the late Chet Baker.
MusicalsSet against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption - a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Jackman plays ex-prisoner Jean Valjean, hunted for decades by the ruthless policeman Javert (Crowe) after he breaks parole. When Valjean agrees to care for factory worker Fantine's (Hathaway) young daughter, Cosette, their lives change forever.
DramaOSCAR® Winner Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, Jim Broadbent and John Lequizamo head an internationally renowned cast in this musical extravaganza. Baz Luhrmann’s sensual reinvention of the movie musical was nominated for 8 ACADEMY AWARDS® including Best Picture. Set in a Paris nightclub that caters to society’s decadent elite, the exhilarating Moulin Rouge follows the story of the ill-fated love affair between a stunning courtesan (Kidman) and a struggling young writer (McGregor).
Kids & FamilyWalt Disney Animation Studios presents the musical THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG, an animated comedy set in the great city of New Orleans. This is a modern twist on a classic tale featuring a beautiful girl named Tiana (Anika Noni Rose), a frog prince who desperately wants to be human again, and a fateful kiss that leads them both on a hilarious adventure through the mystical bayous of Louisiana. THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG marks the return to hand-drawn animation from the revered team of John Musker and Ron Clements, with music by Oscar®-winning composer Randy Newman.
Kids & FamilyIn the great nation of Emperor Penguins, deep in Antarctica, you're nobody unless you can sing - which is unfortunate for Mumble (Elijah Wood), who is the worst singer in the world. He is born dancing to his own tune...tap dancing. As fate would have it, his one friend, Gloria (Brittany Murphy), happens to be the best singer around. Mumble and Gloria have a connection from the moment they hatch, but she struggles with his strange "hippity- hoppity" ways. Away from home for the first time, Mumble meets a posse of decidedly un-Emperor-like penguins - the Adelie Amigos. Led by Ramon (Robin Williams), the Adelies instantly embrace Mumble's cool dance moves and invite him to party with them. In Adelie Land, Mumble seeks the counsel of Lovelace the Guru (also voiced by Robin Williams), a crazy-feathered Rockhopper penguin wh
RomanceWinner of 6 Academy Awards® including Best Director for writer-director Damien Chazelle, and winner of a record-breaking 7 Golden Globe® awards, La La Land is more than the most acclaimed movie of the year — it’s a cinematic treasure for the ages that you’ll fall in love with again and again. Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling star as Mia and Sebastian, an actress and a jazz musician pursuing their Hollywood dreams — and finding each other — in a vibrant celebration of hope, dreams, and love.
MusicalsRodgers & Hammerstein's® cinematic treasure, “The Sound of Music” is the winner of five Academy Awards®, including Best Picture. In this true-life story, Julie Andrews lights up the screen as Maria, a spirited young Austrian woman who leaves the convent to become a governess for Captain von Trapp’s (Christopher Plummer) seven unruly children. Her charm and songs soon win the hearts of the children – and their father. But when Nazi Germany unites with Austria, Maria is forced to attempt a daring escape with her new family.
Kids & FamilyGet ready to be dazzled by Disney's big-screen smash hit - Hannah Montana: The Movie - filled with laughs, adventure, family fun and fabulous music! Come along for the ride and see Hannah like never before as she returns to her roots and faces the most important decision of her life! When Miley Stewart (aka pop-star Hannah Montana) gets too caught up in the superstar celebrity lifestyle, her dad decides it's time for a total change of scenery. But sweet niblets! Miley must trade in all the glitz and glamour of Hollywood for some ol' blue jeans on the family farm in Tennessee, and question if she can be both Miley Stewart and Hannah Montana. With a little help from her friends-and awesome guest stars Taylor Swift, Rascal Flatts, Vanessa Williams, and Tyra Banks-will she figure out whether to choose Hannah or Miley? Hann
ComedyIt’s 1962 and change is in the air in Baltimore. Tracy Turnblad, a girl with big hair and big dreams has only one passion in life – to dance on “The Corny Collins Show.” When her chance arrives she grooves her way into instant stardom and the eyes of teen dream Link Larkin (Zac Efron). But Tracy will need the help of her best friend Penny (Amanda Bynes), her big – hearted mother (John Travolta) and sassy co-host Motormouth Maybelle (Queen Latifah) to show the world that all it takes to make a dream come true is a toe-tappin’ beat and a little HAIRSPRAY!
MusicalsIn 1987 Los Angeles at the height of glam rock, infamous and outrageous rock star Stacee Jaxx performs at Hollywood's legendary Bourbon Room club as it faces its final countdown. Meanwhile, an aspiring musician and a small town girl meet pursuing their dreams of music fame. The story unfolds through high energy dancing and heart-pounding hits of Def Leppard, Joan Jett, Journey, Foreigner, Night Ranger, REO Speedwagon, Pat Benatar, Twisted Sister, Poison, Whitesnake and more.
MusicalsHome is where the heart is for best pals Davy and Ally. Returning from duty in Afghanistan to their lifelong residence in Leith, just outside Edinburgh, the lads kindle romances old and new: Ally with Davy’s sister Liz, and Davy with Yvonne, his little sis’s best friend from work. Meanwhile, their parents Rab and Jean are busy planning their 25th wedding anniversary. Everything’s going swimmingly, until a revelation from Rab’s past threatens to tear the family and all three couples apart. Dexter Fletcher directs Sunshine on Leith; a jubilant, heartfelt musical about the power of love, home and family, adapted from the acclaimed stage musical by Stephen Greenhorn and featuring the euphoric music of The Proclaimers.
Kids & FamilyDisney heroine Pocahontas sparkles with all the "Colors Of The Wind" in this captivating classic inspired by a real-life American legend. Fun and excitement are “Just Around The Riverbend” as the free-spirited Pocahontas and her woodland pals, Meeko and Flit, discover the first English settlers on the shores of their village. With the guidance and wisdom of her beloved Grandmother Willow and the friendship of the courageous Captain John Smith, Pocahontas must find a way to bridge the divide between the two vastly different cultures. With rich animation and Academy Award®-winning music, Disney’s Pocahontas is a fun-filled tale of adventure, friendship and courage that your family will cherish forever.
MusicalsPart campy musical, part horror film, the movie details the travails of a squeaky clean couple stranded at a creepy castle where the inhabitants sing and dance through a bacchanalian romp of murder, bisexuality and cannibalism. The madcap, musical mayhem begins when rain-soaked Brad and Janet take refuge in the castle of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite mad scientist from outer space who is about to unveil his greatest creation! Join Tim Curry, Barry Bostwick, Susan Sarandon and rock star Meat Loaf in the most popular cult classic of all time.
DramaSing Street takes us back to 1980s Dublin where an economic recession forces Conor out of his comfortable private school and into survival mode at the inner-city state school where the kids are rough and the teachers are rougher. He finds a glimmer of hope in the mysterious and über-cool Raphina, and with the aim of winning her heart, invites her to star in his band’s music videos. She agrees, and now Conor must deliver what he’s promised – calling himself “Cosmo” and immersing himself in the vibrant rock music trends of the ‘80s, he forms a band with a few lads, and the group pours their hearts into writing lyrics and shooting videos. Combining Carney’s trademark warmth and humour with a punk rock edge, and featuring a memorable soundtrack with hits from The Cure, Duran Duran, The Police, and Genesis, S
DramaRolling Stone Magazine unwittingly hires a 15 year old aspiring journalist after reading an article he wrote for Cream Magazine. "Almost Famous" is the hilarious and touching story of this intelligent young man's journey into the world of Rock-and-Roll as he tours with "Stillwater", an up-and-coming band struggling with their rise to fame.
MusicalsVictorian England is the setting for this harrowing melodrama. Benjamin Barker (Johnny Depp) is living a simple life as a barber with his wife Lucy and his daughter Johanna (Jayne Wisener) when the lust of a judge (Alan Rickman) throws all of their lives into chaos. The judge has Benjamin Barker deported to Australia, and it is many years later that he returns to England, under the pseudonym Sweeney Todd with revenge on his heart. He wishes to reclaim his family and punish the judge and the society who destroyed it. With the help of Mrs. Lovett (Helena Bonham Carter), a pie shop owner who had known Sweeney and his family all of those years ago, Sweeney goes about seeking vengeance and reaping the benefits of that bloody journey.
DramaStep Up 4: Miami Heat is the next installment in the worldwide smash Step Up franchise, which sets the dancing against the vibrant backdrop of Miami. Emily (Kathryn McCormick) arrives in Miami with aspirations of becoming a professional dancer and soon falls in love with Sean (Ryan Guzman), a young man who leads a dance crew in elaborate, cutting-edge flash mobs, called “The Mob.” When a wealthy business man threatens to develop The Mob's historic neighborhood and displace thousands of people, Emily must band together with Sean and The Mob to turn their performance art into protest art, and risk losing their dreams to fight for a greater cause.
DramaDirector Bill Condon brings Tom Eyen's Tony award-winning Broadway musical to the big screen in a tale of dreams, stardom, and the high cost of success in the cutthroat recording industry. The time is the 1960s, and singers Effie (Jennifer Hudson), Lorrell (Anika Noni Rose), and Deena (Beyoncé Knowles) are about to find out just what it's like to have their wildest dreams come true. Discovered at a local talent show by ambitious manager Curtis Taylor Jr. (Jamie Foxx), the trio known as "the Dreamettes" is soon offered the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of opening for popular singer James "Thunder" Early (Eddie Murphy). Subsequently molded into an unstoppable hit machine by Taylor and propelled into the spotlight as "the Dreams," the girls quickly find their bid for the big time taking priority over personal friendship
Kids & FamilyJoin Barbie and her sisters Skipper, Stacie and Chelsea as their holiday vacation plans turn into a most unexpected adventure and heartwarming lesson. After a snowstorm diverts their plane, the girls find themselves far from their New York destination and their holiday dreams. Now stranded at a remote inn in the tiny town of Tannenbaum, the sisters are welcomed by new friends and magical experiences. In appreciation for the wonderful hospitality they receive, they use their musical talents to put on a performance for the whole town. Barbie and her sisters realize the joy of being together is what really makes A Perfect Christmas!
MusicalsExperience the event of a lifetime with this spectacular 25th anniversary celebration of one of the most popular musicals ever written, Les Misérables. Honoring 25 years of this incredible show, this momentous film captures the excitement of two magnificent sold-out performances that were watched live around the world. With a phenomenal all-star cast, including pop star Nick Jonas (Jonas Brothers), Tony® Award winner Lea Salonga (the voice of Disney’s Mulan and Princess Jasmine), and over 500 additional artists and musicians, revel in the songs of the unforgettable characters as they struggle for redemption and revolution.
ComedyIn this contemporary American adaptation of the 1978 outrageous French farce La Cage Aux Folles, the story centers on the life of a middle-aged, flamboyant gay couple...Armand and Albert...in the eclectic community of South Beach, Florida, who have raised a straight son. The son announces his engagement to the daughter of a right-wing U.S. senator, and wants to bring his fiancee and her ultraconservative parents home to meet his family for the first time. What choice is there but to accept his decision with love! So Armand and Albert must pretend to be very straight by attempting to play out the roles of your typical heterosexual "husband" and "wife"! Easier said than done...
MusicalsGene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds and Donald O'Connor star in one of the greatest musicals ever filmed. Musician Don Lockwood (Kelly) rises to stardom during Hollywood's silent-movie era--paired with the beautiful, jealous and dumb Lina Lamont (Jean Hagen). When Lockwood becomes attracted to young studio singer Kathy Selden (Reynolds), Lamont has her fired. But with the introduction of talking pictures, audiences laugh when they hear Lockwood speak for the first time--and the studio uses Selden to dub her voice.
Kids & FamilyNow, fully restored Pete's Dragon is a playful blend of live action and Disney animation. Pete's Dragon is a heartwarming musical adventure filled with thrilling plot twists. Pete, a young orphan, runs away to a Maine fishing town with his best friend - a lovable, sometimes invisible dragon named Elliott! When they are taken in by a kind lighthouse keeper, Nora (Helen Reddy), and her father (the legendary Mickey Rooney), Elliott's prank playing lands them in big trouble. Then, when crooked salesmen try to capture Elliott for their own gain, Pete must attempt a daring rescue.
MusicalsDoris Day is at her best as the roughest, toughest, rootin'-tootin' gal of the wild West, riding, roping and shooting her way through a jamboree of action and hit songs. Howard Keel is her on-again, off-again paramour Wild Bill Hickok, who only begins to realize his feelings for her when she makes a stab at being more "feminine." This classic Warner Bros. musical features a Sammy Fain-Paul Francis Webster score, including the Oscar-winning song, "Secret Love."
MusicalsThe spectacular, sell-out 25th Anniversary Gala Performance of this acclaimed new production of the global stage sensation was described as "the most thrilling, soaring and emotionally stirring musical with magnificent performances" by the Daily Telegraph and "the greatest musical of all time" by the Daily Mail. The epic love story tells the tragic tale of young bargirl Kim, orphaned by war, who falls in love with American GI Chris - but their lives are torn apart by the fall of Saigon. The special gala finale also features appearances by the original cast including Jonathan Pryce and Lea Salonga.
RomanceJo Stockton can only get to Paris to meet with the beatnik founder of "empathicalism" (a idea that implores you to "put yourself into others shoes" in order to 'empathize' with them) if she agrees to model a line of ultra-chic fashions for photographer Dick Avery. Paris provides the backdrop for this blend of Gershwin music and Givenchy fashion.
MusicalsThis visual and musical masterpiece features Yul Brynner's Academy Award®-winning performance, an unforgettable Rodgers and Hammerstein® score, and brilliant choreography by Jerome Robbins. It tells the true story of an Englishwoman, Anna Leonowens (Deborah Kerr), who comes to Siam as schoolteacher to the royal court in the 1860's. Though she soon finds herself at odds with the stubborn monarch (Brynner), over time, Anna and the King stop trying to change each other and begin to understand one another.
MusicalsCelebrate 75 Years of Glamour from 20th Century Fox! Two glamorous showgirls have everything a girl could want – except engagement rings! In a quest for true love, Lorelei (Marilyn Monroe) and her gold digger pal Dorothy (Jane Russell) set sail on a luxury-liner for France. While on board, the pair hit rocky waters when a manipulative detective (Elliot Reid), an over-aged millionaire (Charles Coburn), and the entire men's Olympic Gymnastics team try to put an anchor in their marriage-minded mischief. It's a wild and joyous funny ride across the Atlantic as Lorelei and Dorothy plan and plot a way to land their men!
MusicalsFew times in the history of Hollywood has a film been released with the scope and daring of Evita! Now, experience this landmark achievement as entertainment megastar Madonna -- in the role of a lifetime -- joins Antonio Banderas (Assassins, Desperado) for the year's most talked about motion picture event! Directed by award-winning filmmaker Alan Parker (Mississippi Burning), Evita is the riveting true-life story of Eva Peron (Madonna), who rose above childhood poverty and a scandalous past to achieve unimaginable fortune and fame. Despite widespread controversy, her passion changed a nation forever! Winner of the coveted Academy Award for Best Song (1996) and 3 Golden Globe Awards (Best Picture, Best Actress, and Best Song) -- critics nationwide hailed Evita as a triumphant must-see masterpiece -- and so will you!
MusicalsDiscover Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s fun filled musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat! Inspired by the record breaking London Palladium production, it stars Donny Osmond, Maria Friedman, Richard Attenborough and Joan Collins. A lively and colorful journey through Ancient Egypt, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat follows the rags to riches story of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colors. Spectacular visuals and an enchanting score packed with hit songs including Close Every Door to Me, Go Go Go Joseph and Any Dream Will Do make this a dream of a show for all the family.
MusicalsWhen Taylor joins her sister for a holiday in beautiful Puglia, Italy she’s ready for relaxation and adventure. But she gets more than she bargained for when her sister Maddie springs a big surprise – after a whirlwind romance, she’s getting married! Things take a turn for the worse when Maddie introduces her betrothed – Taylor’s old flame and the love of her life. The course of true love never runs smooth in the most romantic and fun-filled comedy of the year. The biggest smash hits of the 80s including ‘Holiday’, ‘Girls Just Wanna Have Fun’, ‘Wake Me Up Before You Go Go’ and ‘If I Could Turn Back Time’ make Walking On Sunshine this year’s feel-good classic for hopeless romantics of all ages!
MusicalsSet in New York City's gritty East Village, the revolutionary rock opera RENT tells the story of a group of bohemians struggling to live and pay their rent. "Measuring their lives in love," these starving artists strive for success and acceptance while enduring the obstacles of poverty, illness and the AIDS epidemic. RENT is based on Jonathan Larson's Pulitzer and Tony Award winning musical, one of the longest running shows on Broadway. The raw and riveting musical stars Rosario Dawson, Taye Diggs, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Jesse L. Martin, Idina Menzel, Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp and Tracie Thoms and is directed by Chris Columbus. (EN-CA)
MusicalsBarbara Streisand is a knockout as Dolly Levi, and Hello, Dolly!, is the blockbuster musical you'll want to see her in again and again. The famed plot involves Dolly, a young widow and professional matchmaker who sets her sights, and whatever else she can muster, on conquering tight-fisted Yonkers merchant, Horace Vandergeider, beautifully played by Walter Matthau.
MusicalsAndrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats, the most famous musical of all time, first exploded onto the West End stage in 1981. “Memory”, one of its many classic songs, became an instant worldwide hit. Since then Cats has smashed records and conquered the world. Breathtaking visuals and full digital sound (that has been completely re-recorded with a seventy piece orchestra) will lead you deep into the mysterious world of Cats.
MusicalsBased on a short story, "Yentl, the Yeshiva Boy," by Isaac Bashevis Singer. Yentl is the story of a young Eastern European woman, who, very early in our century (pre-WWI), disguises herself as a boy in order to pursue her passion for studying the Torah. Yentl (Streisand) has no trouble passing for a boy as she pursues her studies, but when she falls in love with a fellow student (Mandy Patinkin) she cannot, of course, express her feelings. Circumstances of Jewish law force the "boy" Yentl to marry a girl (Amy Irving), but the concealment must continue and Yentl must invent reasons for a long-delayed "consumation" of the marriage. Finally, she reveals her secret to her bride, who, after a time of shock, accepts Yentl for what she is.
ComedyVelma Kelley (Catherine Zeta-Jones) burns in the spotlight as a nightclub sensation. Roxie Hart (Renée Zellweger), seduced by the city's promise of style and adventure, dreams of singing and dancing her way to stardom. Chicago's slickest lawyer, Billy Flynn (Richard Gere), recognizes a made-for-tabloids story. The two women stop at nothing to outdo each other in their obsessive pursuit of fame and celebrity.
DramaScreen legends Barbra Streisand and Robert Redford make movie magic as the captivating star-crossed lovers, Hubbell Gardiner and Katie Morosky. Theirs is a classic love story sparked by the attraction of opposites, played out against the backdrop of American life during times of foreign war, domestic prosperity and McCarthy-era paranoia in Hollywood. Winner of two 1974 Academy Awards® (Best Song "The Way We Were" and Best Score), this special 25th Anniversary Edition of the THE WAY WE WERE has been digitally remastered so you can enjoy this romantic epic the way it was meant to be seen and heard.
Kids & FamilyBased on the Hugh Lofting series of stories, Doctor Dolittle is a magical, musical extravaganza that follows the adventures (and misadventures) of the eccentric Doctor Dolittle, played by Oscar winner Rex Harrison. Dolittle, a kindly veterinarian living in an animal-filled apartment, learns that his parrot speaks 468 animal languages. Dolittle has the parrot teach him all of them and soon he finds himself making friends with his animals - enjoying their company more than humans.
Special InterestOne of the most popular movie musicals ever made! FUNNY GIRL follows the early career of stage comedienne Fanny Brice, a role that earned Barbra Streisand the 1968 Oscar® for Best Actress. As the film opens, only her mother believes Fanny can make it in show business. When she gets her first break at Keeney's Music Hall, her hilarious debut as a roller-skating chorus girl gets her hired as a comedienne. A year later Fanny is working for Florenz Ziegfeld in his famous Follies and brings the house down with an outrageous and unplanned number. Fanny becomes a star, falls in love and marries Nick Arnstein (Omar Sharif), a handsome gambler whose luck doesn't hold up. The film's many memorable songs include "Don't Rain On My Parade" and the Streisand classic "People."
ComedyJoin the rollicking gang at Rydell High with GREASE: LIVE, a one-night musical television adaptation of the popular crossover musical “Grease” – performed LIVE before a studio audience! Featuring a talented young ensemble cast, GREASE: LIVE will reintroduce and reimagine the unforgettable moments, great music, and timeless love story to an entirely new generation.
ComedyMichael Ball and Imelda Staunton star as Tubby and Enid, reunited in 1960's Manchester, forty years after they sang as children on a famous record. Tubby the lonely insurance man, falls for Enid and embarks on a last chance romance. But for Enid, things are more complicated. Interwoven with their bumpy road to love, is the story of the little boy Jimmy, whose day singing on the record turns out to be the most important day of his life. Featuring towering performances from stars Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton, That We Sang is an all singing al dancing feel good treat. It's glamorous, funny and heart-warming.
MusicalsEase on down the yellow-brick road with The Wiz, starring superstars Diana Ross and Michael Jackson! Relive all of the magic of this beloved musical when Dorothy is whisked away to the enchanting wonderland of Oz, where she encounters the Scarecrow, the Tinman and the Lion. The Wiz features spectacular musical numbers from legendary producer Quincy Jones and an all-star cast including Lena Horne, Richard Pryor, Nipsey Russell and Ted Ross.
MusicalsBarbie and Teresa tell us the fairy tale story of Liana and Alexa, best friends who shared everything including their love of music. One day their simple lives change when they are given an enchanted mirror and befriend the girl trapped inside! To save their new friend, Liana and Alexa embark on a dangerous journey to the hidden Diamond Castle that will put their friendship to the test. But through the power of song and with the companionship of two adorable puppies, the girls face their challenges together and learn that friendship is the true treasure.
BollywoodDil Dhadakne Do revolves around an imbalanced Punjabi family on a cruise trip where the film is based on. Ranveer Singh is seen in a character as Kabir, who is a wealthy person by birth. Being a son of a business man, he was raised up to take up the business. But the story reverses, as he is interested in plans and aspires to became a Pilot. Due to this difference he faces a lot many problems until he meets Farah (Anushka Sharma). She is a girl, who escaped from her home to make her dream over dance come true. She comes across Kabir, which turns his miserable life into bed of roses. Priyanka Chopra is seen as Ranvir sister. She plays an ambitious entrepreneur married to Rahul Bose when she goes on the cruise, but Farhan acts as the third angle to Priyanka-Rahul's dysfunctional relationship.
Drama“Nine” is a vibrant and provocative film that follows the life of world famous film director Guido Contini (Daniel Day-Lewis) as he reaches a creative and personal crisis of epic proportion, while balancing the numerous women in his life including his wife (Marion Cotillard), his mistress (Penélope Cruz), his film star muse (Nicole Kidman), his confidant and costume designer (Judi Dench), an American fashion journalist (Kate Hudson), the whore from his youth (Fergie) and his mother (Sophia Loren). Nine is directed by Academy-Award® winning director of Chicago, Rob Marshall.
Kids & FamilyIn her first animated musical, featuring seven original songs, Barbie comes to life in this modern retelling of a classic tale of mistaken identity and the power of friendship. Based on the story by Mark Twain, Barbie™ as The Princess and the Pauper features Barbie™ in an exciting dual role as a princess and a poor village girl—two girls who look amazingly alike! The girls’ paths are fated to cross when Princess Anneliese™ is captured and Erika™, her look-alike, must try to save her. Can Erika™ pretend to be the Princess and foil her captor, the evil Preminger? And what of the handsome King Dominick, who falls in love with Erika™, mistaking her for Anneliese™? In this magical musical performance, two beautiful, adventurous girls dare to follow their dreams and discover that destiny is written in a ver
Kids & FamilyBarbie in a Christmas Carol is a heart-warming adaptation of the classic Dickens story filled with cherished Christmas carols, fabulous fashions and lots of laughs! The tale stars Barbie as Eden Starling the glamorous singing diva of a theater in Victorian London. Along with her snooty cat, Chuzzlewit, Eden selfishly plans to make all the theater performers stay and rehearse on Christmas Day! Not even Eden's costume designer and childhood friend, Catherine can talk Eden out of her self-centered tantrum. It's up to three very unusual Christmas Spirits to take Eden on a fantastical holiday journey that will open her heart to the spirit of the season and the joy of giving. Barbie in a Christmas Carol is a family favorite to enjoy every holiday season!
DramaA Star is Born marked Judy Garland's return to movies after a four-year absence, director George Cukor's first musical and first color film, and a showcase for great Harold Arden/Ira Gershwin songs in state-of-the-art stereo. One of the most beloved show-business stories of all time, it represents a career peak for many involved. Garland is singer Esther Blodgett, an undeniable talent on the rise. She catches the eye of Norman Maine (James Mason), an alcoholic actor in career decline. Their intense love transforms them both. Only one will survive Hollywood's slings and arrows. Shortened in response to exhibitor complaints after its premiers, the movie underwent one rebirth in 1983 when film historian Ronald Haver found almost all the cut sequences and supervised a reconstruction to near its original length. Its new reb
MusicalsIt's an Oscar-nominated musical look at the lives and loves of a show boat theater troupe aboard an old-fashioned Mississippi riverboat. Featuring all-American classic songs by Oscar Hammerstein and Jerome Kern, including "Ol' Man River." Starring Kathryn Grayson ("Kiss Me Kate"), Oscar-nominees Ava Gardner ("Mogambo," "The Night of the Iguana") and Agnus Moorehead (TV's "Bewitched," "Citizen Kane") and Howard Keel (TV's "Dallas"). Produced by Oscar-winner Arthur Freed ("An American in Paris," "Gigi").
MusicalsDoris Day and Gordon MacRae star in an old fashioned musical salute to the small town American family. Inspired by the stories of Booth Tarkington ("The Magnificent Ambersons," "Alice Adams") and set at the end of WWI, it captures the travails of a returning soldier and his fiancee as family complications delay their inevitable wedding. Prequel to "On Moonlight Bay."
DramaPoonam (Amrita Rao) is an orphaned middle-class girl who lives with her chacha (Alok Nath) and chachi (Seema Biswas). Poonam's chachi has been unable to accept Poonam as her own child as she is more beautiful than chachi’s daughter, Rajni (Amrita Prakash). Poonam's simple and affectionate demeanor touches the heart of Bhagatji (Manoj Joshi) who takes her marriage proposal for Prem (Shahid Kapoor), son of renowned businessman Mr. Harishchandra (Anupam Kher). In spite of being brought up in the fast city life of New Delhi, Prem is rooted to the ground and has retained his family’s traditional values and upbringing. Respecting his father’s wishes, Prem agrees to meet Poonam to get to know her better. What follows is a 'meeting' arranged by the two families. Prem and Poonam are suddenly in the midst of a situation th
MusicalsRobert Preston encores his Broadway triumph as Professor Harold Hill; Academy Award winner Shirley Jones stars as Marian the Librarian; and all the wonderful music, color and small-town charm of River City, Iowa, in 1912 come to life in this charming romance of a con man who falls in love and stays when he should take the money and get out of town. But just as Hill is expecting the townspeople to realize they have been duped, he witnesses a musical miracle ... which he leads as The Music Man.
ComedyNick Murder (James Gandolfini) is a man torn between 2 women, his long suffering wife Kitty (Susan Sarandon) and the flame-haired foul-mouthed seductress Tula (Kate Winslet), who really knows how to flick his switch. With faith in her husband shattered, Kitty surprises even herself with the ferocity of her anger as she struggles to cope with his betrayal. It is only through a tragic twist of fate that Nick finally understands the extent of the pain he has inflicted on his family.
Kids & FamilyBeatrix Potter's beloved characters come to life as dancers of the Royal Ballet perform five tales from the famous author. Peter Rabbit, Mrs. Tittlemouse, Tom Thumb, Squirrel Nutkin, Pigling Bland and more come together in a thrilling performance that will delight children and adults alike!
MusicalsThis comedic musical vision of contemporary life marks the directorial debut of Talking Heads leader David Byrne ("Stop Making Sense"). Written by Byrne and Pulitzer Prize-winner Beth Henley ("Crimes of the Heart"), this film looks at everyday life and the unique qualities which make ordinary people special. Based on Byrne's collection of human interest pieces taken from tabloid newspapers, and starring multi-Emmy nominees John Goodman ("The Flintstones," "Roseanne") and Swoosie Kurtz (TV's "Sisters"). The music video "Wild Wild Life," performed by the Talking Heads, is available for promotion.
DramaRolling Stone Magazine unwittingly hires a 15 year old aspiring journalist after reading an article he wrote for Cream Magazine. Almost Famous is the hilarious and touching story of this intelligent young man's journey into the world of Rock-and-Roll as he tours with "Stillwater", an up-and-coming band struggling with their rise to fame.
ComedyTopsy-Turvy casts the spotlight upon the creative partnership of W.S Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan, responsible for such classic comic operas as The Pirates of Penzance. After ten consecutive smash hits, Gilbert and Sullivan have a flop on their hands and begin to question the very process that has afforded them a decade of success. Sullivan (Allan Corduner) thinks Gilbert's story lines have become formulaic and a creative deadlock is reached. But when Gilbert (Jim Broadbent) visits a Japanese cultural exhibition he is struck with inspiration and the pair re-unite to create The Mikado, a huge hit. Throughout Topsy-Turvy are woven insights into the lives not only of the complex Gilbert, childlessly married to a devoted wife, and the bon-viveur, brothel-visiting Sullivan and his American mistress, but also the working acto
ComedyBrought together by their shared love of music, ten years on Liam (Josh Whitehouse -- Northern Soul, Poldark) and Natalie (Freya Mavor -- New Worlds, Skins) are at breaking point. In their case opposites attract but don't necessarily work long-term. After making the heartbreaking decision to separate, they must split their prized music library. But the songs that defined their relationship keep pulling them back together.
MusicalsPreparing to sprinkle fairy dust across America, NBC presents a bold new LIVE television production of the classic Broadway musical that will gather friends, families and anyone who refuses to ever grow up. Following in the footsteps of the phenomenally successful The Sound of Music LIVE! - which drew over 18 million viewers - comes this musical masterpiece that tells the beloved story of Peter Pan, the mischievous little boy who ran away to Neverland. Get ready for show-stopping stars, stunning costumes, extravagant sets and delightful music that will have everyone in your home singing along. From Executive Producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron comes a soaring LIVE three-hour holiday event guaranteed to take viewers on a magical and musical journey to the second star to the right. Allison Williams stars as Peter Pan an
BollywoodWhat would you do if the one you loved was not actually the one you loved. What would you do if your best friend was in love with the one you love. What would you do if your best friends are sacrificing their love for you. Meet Raj, Pooja and Tina - 3 best friends thrown into a situation that time, letters, love and separation have created for them. Friendship. Beginning of every relationship ends in love. And love. Well it can have only 2 ends. A happy and a sad one. Or can there be a third ending for these three friends.
MusicalsFourteen musical numbers highlight this account of a dancer whose swift rise to fame threatens to destroy his marriage to a beautiful singer. A story of star-crossed lovers, Stormy Weather follows Bill Williamson (Bill "Bojangles" Robinson) - a dancing legend - and the love of his life Selina Rogers (Lena Horne). Co-stars jazz greats like Fats Waller and Cab Calloway, and dancing legends The Nicholas Brothers.
MusicalsThe star has injured an ankle, but the show and inexperienced stage assistant Polly Browne must go on. Break a leg, kid. And don't let the presence of Hollywood director and talent scout Mr. De Thrill add any pressure. And so begins this colorful tale of theater hopefuls with stars in their eyes and greasepaint in their veins, a work that, under the guidance of director Ken Russell, is not just an affectionate filmization of Sandy Wilson's London/Broadway stage hit but also an homage to the movie stagings of Busby Berkeley complete with imaginative use of kaleidoscopic top shots and rows of leggy chorines. Fashion icon Twiggy makes her screen debut as sweet-natured Polly, a role played earlier by Julie Andrews in her Broadway debut. Curtain up. Maybe someone will be discovered tonight.
BollywoodAfter the heartwarming success of BAND BAAJA BAARAAT, director Maneesh Sharma is back with his team, in YASH RAJ FILMS' next offering LADIES vs RICKY BAHL. Starring Ranveer Singh, who has won everyone's heart with his endearing and scintillating performance, as well as the Best Actor (Debut) at all the award shows this year, and the accomplished and charismatic Anushka Sharma, the film is produced by Aditya Chopra and is based on a story developed by him. Habib Faisal has written the dialogues, the screenplay is by Devika Bhagat. The music is composed by Salim-Sulaiman, lyrics by Amitabh Bhattacharya and the film is shot by Aseem Mishra (DOP), all of whom have been a part of BAND BAAJA BAARAAT. LADIES vs RICKY BAHL is a fun-filled "ROM-CON" where a smooth and charming conman, Ricky Bahl, cons girls for a living but fin
Action & AdventureMel Brooks brings you the movie event of the summer--the summer of 1125--and the 12th century will never be the same. In days of old, when men were men, men wore tights. And none wore tights mightier than Robin Hood, the 12th century hero of Sherwood Forest. Aided by his band of merry men, Robin of Loxley (Cary Elwes) wrested power away from the evil Prince John (Richard Lewis), brought humiliation upon the despicable Sheriff of Rottingham (Roger Rees), and found the key to the fair Maid Marian's (Amy Yasbeck) heart as well as her Everlast Chastity belt.
ComedyMusical about a family that moves to a small Indiana town and their tomboy daughter who begins a romance with the neighbor across the street, who bears radically unconventional views on love and money.
MusicalsTim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar first exploded onto the West End stage in 1972 and it was clear that the musical world would never be the same again. For the first time ever Jesus Christ Superstar has been specially filmed for video. Shot at Pinewood Studios, this brand new filmed stage version starring Glenn Carter and Rik Mayall captures one of the best scores Andrew Lloyd Webber has ever written and is packed with hit songs including ‘I Don’t Know How to Love Him’, ‘Gethsemane’ and ‘Superstar’.
ComedyAt an isolated and snowbound country manor in 1950s France, a family is gathering for Christmas. But this year there will be no celebrations - their beloved patriarch has been murdered. The killer can only be one of the eight women closest to the man of the house. Eight women. Each has a motive. Each has a secret. Beautiful, tempestuous, intelligent, sensual and dangerous... One of them is guilty. But who?
MusicalsThe year was 1962. Teens twist at the Peppermint Lounge. John Glenn orbits Earth. Wilt Chamberlain scores 100 points in a single game. And Elvis digs the possibilities of Girls! Girls! Girls! This time he's a charter-boat skipper who helps tourists land the big ones. Of course, plenty of beautiful girls (including Stella Stevens) want to land Elvis. But there's something Elvis likes almost as much as romance–a boat! He yearns for a sleek sailboat with a $10,000 price tag. Let's see, that makes him about $9,999 short.
MusicalsPal Joey stars Rita Hayworth, Frank Sinatra and Kim Novak in a sophisticated musical comedy. Sinatra plays Joey Evans, a cabaret singer who romances wealthy socialite Hayworth into financing his own nightclub, but then falls for voluptuous chorine Novak. Pal Joey took 17 years to get to the screen. Based on a series of stories written as letters by John O'Hara for The New Yorker, the letters were all signed "Your Pal Joey" by a mythical dancer. O'Hara later adapted the stories as a book for the Broadway musical which starred Gene Kelly. When Columbia bought the film rights, studio chief Harry Cohn wanted Kelly for the lead and Hayworth for the younger role of Linda. But Kelly was already contracted to MGM and the project was shelved. At one time, Billy Wilder was interested in doing the picture with Marlon Brando and M
MusicalsOscar-honoree and Golden Globe-winner Fred Astaire ("Top Hat," "The Towering Inferno") stars in this enjoyable musical about the friendship and rivalry between two dance partners. Problems arise when both men fall for the same gorgeous woman. Co-starring Oscar-honoree George Murphy ("Battleground") and Eleanor Powell ("That's Dancing"). An outstanding Cole Porter score, including "Begin the Beguine."
Kids & FamilyAn elf gives a queen a magic spell for the baby she always wanted. But an evil curse is placed over her daughter, Rosebud, which results in the king demanding that all the spindles in the kingdom be destroyed. As Rosebud grows into a naive yet pretty young woman, she wonders why no one in the kingdom ever has new cloth. She convinces her parents to go on a journey to a neighboring kingdom, not knowing what awaits her as soon as the king and queen are gone.
MusicalsAcademy Award-winner Judy Garland ("The Wizard of Oz," "Meet Me in St. Louis") stars as a Chicago music store salesgirl who corresponds with a man through a dating service. She falls in love only to discover he's a despised co-worker. A musical remake of the acclaimed "The Shop Around the Corner" co-stars Van Johnson ("Battleground," "State of the Union"), Oscar-nominee Spring Byington ("Angels in the Outfield") and Oscar-honoree Buster Keaton ("The General"). Look for the screen debut of Judy's Oscar-winning daughter Liza Minnelli ("Cabaret," "Arthur").
Kids & FamilyPrincess Odette, Prince Derek and their faithful animal friends Puffin, Speed and Jean-Bob are back for an all-new, musical Swan Princess adventure! When Prince Derek attempts to rescue his mother Queen Uberta from the clutches of the evil Clavius, he discovers Clavius' plan to steal the magic Orb hidden deep in the Prince's castle. To stop him, Odette must use the Orb's magical powers and once again transform into the beautiful Swan Princess. It will take all her power plus the help of her friends to save their kingdom. If they fail, Clavius will rule the enchanted land and Odette will remain a swan forever...
DramaCary Grant stars in the Michael Curtiz-directed fictionalized biography of Cole Porter. Coming home to Indiana from Yale University, Porter (Grant) is bitten by the songwriting bug and writes his first musical, which plays for one day before the U.S. enters World War I. Although he could have used his standing in society to avoid serving, Porter enlists. After the Armistice, Porter finds fame and fortune, if not marital happiness, writing music for Broadway. But at the height of his success, he is crippled in a polo accident and begins a heroic battle to regain the use of his legs. Mary Martin and Jane Wyman also star and perform in the musical numbers.
MusicalsWhen a dancer publishes her memoirs, she is sued for libel by the other two members of her troupe. Utilizing a clever "Rashomon" style flashback, this Cole Porter musical offers each of the dancer's differing points of view as they recall their relationship with the great hoofer, Gene Kelly ("An American In Paris," "Singin' In the Rain"). This Oscar-winning film was directed by the great Oscar-winner George Cukor ("My Fair Lady," "Gaslight," "The Philadelphia Story"). Co-starring Mitzi Gaynor ("South Pacific").
MusicalsEadie Allen (Alice Faye) is a chorus girl who dreams of becoming a star. While working at a New York nightclub, she meets Sergeant Andy Mason (James Ellison); they fall in love but he is shipped off to war. As Eadie becomes the headliner at the nightclub, Andy comes home a war hero. But complications arise when Eadie finds out Andy is unofficially engaged to another woman. It's up to Eadie's friend and nightclub co-star Dorita (Carmen Miranda) to set things straight. The Gang's All Here is filled with leggy chorus dancers and lavish musical production numbers including Faye's flashy neon finale "The Polka Dot Polka."
BollywoodAaina (translation: Mirror), is a 1993 film directed by Deepak Sareen and produced by Yash Chopra. Roma (Amrita Singh) sees herself as the modern woman, beautiful and ambitious. Reema (Juhi Chawla), is a pale reflection of what she could be, overshadowed by the image cast by her sister, comfortable in her own anonymity. And the mirror? Ravi (Jackie Shroff), an eligible businessman, who brings out their true characters. Roma leads Ravi all the way to the marriage, before tiring of her "Conquest" and moving on, leaving chaos and a broken Ravi in her wake. Reema is there to pick up the pieces, and marries Ravi, not only to protect the family’s reputation, but also because she had always loved Ravi but was afraid to reveal her feelings. Suddenly one day Roma returns, determined to get back what she thinks Reema stole fro
Kids & FamilySing, dance and dream with Barbie™ and friends in her very first collection of sing-along songs from Barbie™ Entertainment. Easy-to-follow, on-screen lyrics let you perform your favorite Barbie™ songs like never before. Relive the adventure and magic from classic Barbie™ movie moments through twelve memorable melodies.
BollywoodAmit (Amitabh Bachchan) a poet decides to bury his past life along with his love for Chandni (Rekha) when he meets Shobha (Jaya Bachchan). Shobha’s life has come to a standstill after her fiancé and Amit’s brother Shekhar (Shashi Kapoor) dies in a plane crash. Amit had only come to mourn the death of his brother with Shobha but ends up sacrificing his own love and life in an attempt to give shobha a new lease of life. When fate brings Amit and Chandni face to face again, both are married to different people - but neither can ignore their feelings for each other. SILSILA is a story, thwarted by society’s demands, which reappear as adultery but can it survive in the face of society?