13 Best Musicals on Netflix

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When you’re able to tell a powerful story through song and dance, you’ve got a great musical! There are plenty of musicals available to stream right now that will have you singing along the whole time. 

Here are 13 of the best musicals you can watch on Netflix.

  1. The Prom
  2. Fiddler on the Roof
  3. Been So Long
  4. Les Miserables 
  5. High Strung Free Dance
  6. Shrek The Musical 
  7. My Fair Lady 
  8. Kabi Kaan Kabhi Naa
  9. ABCD2
  10. El Potro: Unstoppable
  11. Fierce 
  12. A Week Away 
  13. Music Teacher

1. The Prom (2020) 

IMDb Rating Rotten Tomatoes Rating 
5.9/1055%

When a small, conservative PTA at an Indiana high school bans same-sex couples from attending prom together, a group of Broadway stars swarm the campus in order to support two young women who want to go together. 

This hilarious and heartfelt film is a must-see and will have you on your feet by the end of the movie. Directed by Ryan Murphy, this movie will inspire you with its moving storytelling and catchy songs.  

2. Fiddler on the Roof (1971) 

IMDb Rating Rotten Tomatoes RatingWhere Else To Watch
8/1083%Prime Video, PlutoTV 

This critically acclaimed musical was nominated for eight Academy Awards (winning three!) and tells the story of a milkman who plans to marry off his three daughters, all while facing the threat of anti-Semitic sentiment in his small village. 

Set in pre-revolutionary Russia, this story is a must-see for fans of musicals and the power that music has within storytelling. You can stream this sensational film on Netflix right now. 

3. Been So Long (2018) 

IMDb Rating Rotten Tomatoes Rating 
5.5/1092%

Simone (Michaela Coel) is an independent, single mother who finds herself on an unforgettable night on the town when she meets a beautiful but troubled stranger. This musical takes place in London, which serves as a beautiful backdrop for this romantic and dramatic film.

This musical is truly underrated and is another film you should definitely add to your watchlist as soon as possible. 

4. Les Misérables (2012) 

IMDb Rating Rotten Tomatoes Rating Where Else To Watch 
7.6/1070%Prime Video 

This musical/drama is based on the successful stage musical that tells the story of Jean Valjean (portrayed by Hugh Jackman) and his quest for redemption. Set in 19th century France, we see Valjean released from prison as he begins a new life for himself and commits to caring for a factory worker’s daughter. 

If you’re a fan of musicals and history, you’ll be sure to enjoy this incredible on-screen adaptation of this iconic stage musical and classic novel. 

5. High Strung Free Dance (2018)  

IMDb Rating Rotten Tomatoes RatingWhere Else To Watch 
6.9/1050% Prime Video 

A young choreographer (Thomas Doherty) casts a promising young pianist and a stunning contemporary dancer in his new Broadway show. While both artists see this as a chance of a lifetime, the show’s creative balance is thrown off when Charlie, the pianist (Harry Jarvis), falls for Barlow, the dancer (Juliet Doherty).  

This beautiful and romantic film will quickly become your new favorite musical, so don’t forget to add this winner to your watchlist today. 

6. Shrek The Musical (2013) 

IMDb Rating Rotten Tomatoes Rating Where Else To Watch 
7/10 79%Prime Video

Based on the 2001 Dreamworks film, this larger-than-life musical was nominated for eight Tony awards and will take you back to Shrek’s swamp, with a little more song and dance added in. 

This musical stars Brain d’Arcy James as Shrek as he brings everyone’s favorite ogre to life in a brand new way. If you’re looking for a family-friendly musical that everyone can enjoy, this film is perfect for you.

7. My Fair Lady (1964) 

IMDb RatingRotten Tomatoes Rating Where Else To Watch
7.8/1095%Prime Video

This classical musical stars Audrey Hepburn as Eliza Dolittle, who is a working girl forced to learn how to pass as a cultured member of society. Eliza participates in speech lessons and begins to form an unexpected bond with the phonetics professor in charge, Professor Henry Higgins (Rex Harrison). 

This beloved film has equal parts brain and heart and will be sure to charm you and sweep you off your feet. If you’re a fan of musicals, you won’t want to miss out on this classic. 

8. Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa (1994)

IMDb Rating Rotten Tomatoes Rating 
7.8/1081%

Sunil (Shah Rukh Khan) belongs to a middle-class family and dreams of becoming a musician, but his father is quick to disapprove. Not only that, but he’s in love with Anna (Suchitra Krishnamoorthi), the lead singer of the band he’s a part of, but she doesn’t see him that way.

This hilarious and drama-filled musical will keep you invested and singing along in this one-of-a-kind film. 

9. ABCD 2 (2015) 

IMDb Rating Rotten Tomatoes Rating 
5.4/1054%

ABCD (Any Body Can Dance) is based on a true story and follows the journey of two friends from childhood who dream of becoming dancers. They decide to follow their dreams by creating a dance group and traveling to Las Vegas to compete in a hip-hop contest. 

If you’re a fan of musicals and high-energy dance films, you’ll love this true story about this Indian dance group that started in a Mumbai suburb and rose to fame on an international stage. 

10. El Potro: Unstoppable (2018) 

IMDb Rating Rotten Tomatoes Rating 
5.2/10 36%

This musical follows the real-life journey of Argentine music icon Rodrigo “El Potro” Bueno and his rise to fame. Rodrigo, who is played by Rodrigo Romero, dreams of becoming a star in the world of tropical and romantic music. 

If you’re a fan of Rodrigo Bueno or inspiring true stories, this is a must-see you’ll need to add to your watchlist as soon as possible. 

11. Fierce (2020) 

IMDb Rating Rotten Tomatoes Rating 
5.5/10 67%

A talent show known as “Music Race” is looking for talented new singers from all over the world, but the show and the judges are known for being controversial. When a gifted young singer named Ostra (Katarzyna Sawczuk) auditions, she becomes instantly popular on the show and slowly finds herself climbing to the top.

But all she’s really after is her father’s approval, who is one of the judges on the show. This heartfelt and hilarious musical shows the unbreakable love between father and daughter while also showing that fame and showbiz aren’t always what they seem. 

12. A Week Away (2021) 

IMDb Rating Rotten Tomatoes Rating 
5.6/1052%

Will Hawkins (Kevin Quinn) has two options, either spend the summer at a juvenile detention center or a Christian summer camp. This heartfelt musical is about finding family and opening your heart to new people and experiences. 

If you love singing and dancing mixed with positive and uplifting messages, this is the musical for you. This is another family friend film you won’t want to miss out on, so start streaming today.

13. Music Teacher (2018) 

IMDb Rating Rotten Tomatoes Rating
6.3/10 67%

Beni (Manav Kaul) is a music teacher who had dreams of becoming famous and successful, but in reality, he is now struggling to make ends meet while feeling bitter and hurt. It’s not until his estranged student Jyotsna (Amrita Bagchi), who is now a successful Bollywood singer, comes back to town that he is forced to face his feelings of pain and regret over his lack of success.

This movie will move you and warm your heart, and another must-see if you’re a fan of musicals. If you’re searching for a drama that’s packed with emotional and catchy music, make sure you add this film to your watchlist now.