Sharing the magic of music: musical movies to watch

IGS Director of Music Alison Housley shares ideas for families to enjoy music together.

This is the final blog post in our ‘share the magic of music’ series. We thought we’d conclude this series with a bang! by featuring a great list of musical films to watch that can appeal to every member of your family and their love for music. See below 57 films recommended by Head of Music Alison Housley. 

  1. The Snowman
  2. The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
  3. You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown
  4. Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas
  5. Jungle Book
  6. Alice in Wonderland
  7. The Aristocats
  8. Bambi
  9. Cinderella
  10. Frozen
  11. Lady and the Tramp
  12. The Muppets
  13. The Sword and the Stone
  14. Doctor Dolittle (1967)
  15. Sleeping Beauty
  16. Finding Nemo
  17. Mulan
  18. Snow White and Seven Dwarfs
  19. Beauty and the Beast
  20. The Little Mermaid
  21. Aladdin
  22. Annie (1982)
  23. Easter Parade
  24. Hello Dolly!
  25. Mary Poppins
  26. My Fair Lady
  27. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
  28. Singin’ in the Rain
  29. The Music Man
  30. The Sound of Music
  31. The Wizard of Oz
  32. Anastasia
  33. Annie Get Your Gun
  34. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
  35. Enchanted
  36. Heidi (1937)
  37. Hunchback of Notre Dame 
  38. Lili
  39. Meet Me in St. Louis
  40. Parent Trap (1961)
  41. The Lion King
  42. Pocahontas
  43. Princess and the Frog
  44. Charlotte’s Web
  45. Duck Soup
  46. Peter Pan
  47. Bedknobs and Broomsticks
  48. Hercules
  49. Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
  50. High School Musical
  51. Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat
  52. King and I
  53. Oliver!
  54. Prince of Egypt
  55. The Wiz
  56. South Pacific
  57. White Christmas

Happy watching!