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Greatest musical (film) of all-time

Postby Army of GOD on Sat Nov 10, 2012 1:33 am

Alright, new category.

For those who aren't in the know, Monty Python and the Holy Grail is, according to the off-tropicers, the greatest comedy of all-time.

We'll do musicals now because seriously, musicals are awesome.

I'm going to increase the number of films to be voted on to 16, but am making an executive order and am making The Wizard of Oz, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and The Rocky Horror Picture Show already in the finals.

Also, post a god damn song from the musical (remember, you get to nominate one and second one. I don't want to see any idiots nominate four because they're too fucking stupid to read the OP).







Nominated (needs a second):
Moulin Rouge
Les Miserables
Mary Poppins
Phantom of the Paradise
The Lion King
Cannibal! The Musical
Voyage of the Rock Aliens
Monty Python and the Holy Grail

To be voted on:
Wizard of Oz
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
Rocky Horror Picture Show
Little Shop of Horrors
West Side Story
Alice in Wonderland
The Wall
Muppet Treasure Island
Tommy
Grease
Fiddler on the Roof
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Re: Greatest musical (film) of all-time

Postby Funkyterrance on Sat Nov 10, 2012 1:44 am

Is it ok if the musical film was a musical on broadway first?
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Re: Greatest musical (film) of all-time

Postby Army of GOD on Sat Nov 10, 2012 1:48 am

Funkyterrance wrote:Is it ok if the musical film was a musical on broadway first?


yes?

As long as it's a film, it is ok.
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Re: Greatest musical (film) of all-time

Postby Funkyterrance on Sat Nov 10, 2012 2:23 am

Army of GOD wrote:
Funkyterrance wrote:Is it ok if the musical film was a musical on broadway first?


yes?

As long as it's a film, it is ok.


Ok, in that case West Side Story, no contest.

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Re: Greatest musical (film) of all-time

Postby saxitoxin on Sat Nov 10, 2012 2:31 am

OMG, the film version of Les Miserables looks awesome! Even casting a dude in his 30s as Marius seems only mildly off-putting.

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Re: Greatest musical (film) of all-time

Postby daddy1gringo on Sat Nov 10, 2012 8:09 am

Since somebody already nominated "West Side Story", I get to agree and choose two others. It's tough to narrow it down so much; there are so many good ones. but I gotta go with Fiddler on the Roof for one:



I'll have to get back on nomination # 2
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Re: Greatest musical (film) of all-time

Postby Haggis_McMutton on Sat Nov 10, 2012 8:53 am

I'm kinda surprised AoG is a rocky horror fan.
But how the hell do you mention rocky horror and not post the sweet transvestite song?

Anyway, I'm gonna work on the assumption that someone else is gonna nominate sweeney todd, so I'll go with:

Little shop of horrors
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Postby 2dimes on Sat Nov 10, 2012 10:40 am

Second: Little shop

Nominate: The Three Amigos

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Re: Greatest musical (film) of all-time

Postby DoomYoshi on Sat Nov 10, 2012 11:12 am

I'll give you a hint... It has Paris Hilton.
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Re: Greatest musical (film) of all-time

Postby koontz1973 on Sat Nov 10, 2012 12:19 pm

Seconded Little shop of horrors.

Nominating Moulin Rouge
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Re: Greatest musical (film) of all-time

Postby muy_thaiguy on Sat Nov 10, 2012 1:17 pm

I'll go with some classic stuff.

The Sound of Music


White Christmas


Oklahoma


The Music Man
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Re: Greatest musical (film) of all-time

Postby notyou2 on Sat Nov 10, 2012 5:15 pm

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Re: Greatest musical (film) of all-time

Postby Army of GOD on Sat Nov 10, 2012 8:27 pm

daddy1gringo wrote:Since somebody already nominated "West Side Story", I get to agree and choose two others. It's tough to narrow it down so much; there are so many good ones. but I gotta go with Fiddler on the Roof for one:



I'll have to get back on nomination # 2


I'm going to assume that's a second and no, you don't get two nominations. You get one...
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Re: Greatest musical (film) of all-time

Postby Evil Semp on Sat Nov 10, 2012 8:30 pm

I nominate Annie.

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Re: Greatest musical (film) of all-time

Postby Army of GOD on Sat Nov 10, 2012 8:33 pm

Also, read the fucking OP muy_thai. I'm not counting any of yours as nominations.
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Re: Greatest musical (film) of all-time

Postby muy_thaiguy on Sat Nov 10, 2012 8:37 pm

Army of GOD wrote:Also, read the fucking OP muy_thai. I'm not counting any of yours as nominations.

Well f*ck the 2 option rule and bring on the 4 option!
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Re: Greatest musical (film) of all-time

Postby MudPuppy on Sat Nov 10, 2012 8:46 pm

Funkyterrance wrote:Ok, in that case West Side Story, no contest.

Seconded... No contest.

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Re: Greatest musical (film) of all-time

Postby Dukasaur on Sat Nov 10, 2012 10:11 pm

Army of GOD wrote:Nominated (needs a second):
Fiddler on the Roof
Moulin Rouge
Alice in Wonderland
Les Miserables

I'll second Alice in Wonderland.

I'll nominate The Wall.
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Re: Greatest musical (film) of all-time

Postby DoomYoshi on Sat Nov 10, 2012 10:56 pm

Why isn't Repo! The Genetic Opera on your list?
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Re: Greatest musical (film) of all-time

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Re: Greatest musical (film) of all-time

Postby daddy1gringo on Mon Nov 12, 2012 2:56 pm

Army of GOD wrote:
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I'll have to get back on nomination # 2


I'm going to assume that's a second and no, you don't get two nominations. You get one...
Ah, sorry! Just re-read the OP. Read it too fast the first time. OK, "Fiddler" is my nomination and "West Side" is my "second". That works. I'm likely to come back with a post full of "honorable mention"s, though.
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Re: Greatest musical (film) of all-time

Postby bedub1 on Mon Nov 12, 2012 3:33 pm

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Re: Greatest musical (film) of all-time

Postby AndyDufresne on Mon Nov 12, 2012 3:49 pm

Wizard of Oz is pretty good choice. I actually like a fair number of Fred Astaire's musicals.


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Re: Greatest musical (film) of all-time

Postby jimboston on Mon Nov 12, 2012 3:59 pm

What about animated musicals??? Like Disney's the Little Mermaid?
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Re: Greatest musical (film) of all-time

Postby jonesthecurl on Mon Nov 12, 2012 4:27 pm

I'll reserve my "second" and nominate "Phantom of the Paradise" - chune to follow.
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