Best-Reviewed Musical/Music Films 2015

 

#1

Love & Mercy (2015)
90%

#1
Adjusted Score: 97.404%
Critics Consensus: As unconventional and unwieldy as the life and legacy it honors, Love & Mercy should prove moving for Brian Wilson fans while still satisfying neophytes.
Synopsis: LOVE & MERCY presents an unconventional portrait of Brian Wilson, the mercurial singer, songwriter and leader of The Beach Boys.... [More]
Directed By: Bill Pohlad

#2
#2
Adjusted Score: 96.361%
Critics Consensus: Straight Outta Compton is a biopic that's built to last, thanks to F. Gary Gray's confident direction and engaging performances from a solid cast.
Synopsis: In the mid-1980s, the streets of Compton, California, were some of the most dangerous in the country. When five young... [More]
Directed By: F. Gary Gray

#3

Danny Collins (2015)
77%

#3
Adjusted Score: 81.326%
Critics Consensus: Thanks to Al Pacino's stirring central performance - and excellent work from an esteemed supporting cast -- Danny Collins manages to overcome its more predictable and heavy-handed moments to deliver a heartfelt tale of redemption.
Synopsis: Al Pacino stars as aging 1970s rocker Danny Collins, who can't give up his hard-living ways. But when his manager... [More]
Directed By: Dan Fogelman

#4

Pitch Perfect 2 (2015)
65%

#4
Adjusted Score: 72.321%
Critics Consensus: Pitch Perfect 2 sings in sweet comedic harmony, even if it doesn't hit quite as many high notes as its predecessor.
Synopsis: Surprise hit Pitch Perfect gets sequelized in this Universal Pictures production once again scripted by Kay Cannon. ~ Jeremy Wheeler,... [More]
Directed By: Elizabeth Banks

#5

The Last 5 Years (2015)
59%

#5
Adjusted Score: 61.869%
Critics Consensus: The Last Five Years hits a few awkward notes in its transition from stage to screen, but its freshness and sincere charm -- and well-matched stars -- offer their own rewards.
Synopsis: In this adaptation of the hit musical, The Last Five Years is a musical deconstruction of a love affair and... [More]
Directed By: Richard LaGravenese

Tag Cloud

what to watch VICE TruTV CNN Freeform Shudder Comedy Central Year in Review Crackle GIFs Animation Disney Schedule CBS All Access YouTube Premium Comic Book Marathons festivals Amazon composers FX Photos zombies Lionsgate Biopics Rom-Com Box Office Trailer Fox News Awards El Rey Musicals Best and Worst Esquire Song of Ice and Fire comiccon Emmys ABC Family 45 historical drama See It Skip It 21st Century Fox Apple Lifetime harry potter National Geographic Toys travel Reality Competition BBC AMC TIFF social media First Look cults American Society of Cinematographers Winners dramedy Extras sports Interview Drama LGBTQ spy thriller Winter TV science fiction Lucasfilm OWN Warner Bros. ITV vampires E! APB Music Sci-Fi Christmas Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt History Superheroe TCA ratings BBC America GoT Shondaland Masterpiece TBS Writers Guild of America Epix Starz Fantasy Syfy Sundance psycho Horror Nat Geo political drama San Diego Comic-Con crime drama Disney Channel police drama DC Universe technology Cosplay talk show war biography DC streaming service cops Super Bowl Kids & Family Premiere Dates Holidays dceu Marvel DC Comics binge MSNBC TCM HBO Opinion jamie lee curtis BET based on movie aliens Summer docudrama Tumblr Thanksgiving Teen Valentine's Day Tomatazos discovery crime Certified Fresh supernatural Countdown Red Carpet Sony Pictures The CW Musical Election TCA 2017 PaleyFest CBS period drama hist 20th Century Fox 24 frames Pirates Paramount Network blaxploitation Podcast Pop CMT X-Men SundanceTV Action Nominations Sneak Peek Watching Series Showtime Calendar E3 boxoffice streaming Ellie Kemper Food Network Reality justice league cinemax Ovation crossover zombie Mystery Hulu 2016 GLAAD Mary Tyler Moore Nickelodeon doctor who Creative Arts Emmys USA Walt Disney Pictures Trivia YA Sundance Now Rocky Set visit NYCC Bravo VH1 President IFC Films Western Cartoon Network MTV Netflix 007 PBS TV Land The Arrangement USA Network cats Comedy crime thriller Acorn TV robots unscripted ABC Star Trek A&E golden globes SDCC YouTube Red Rock adventure Spring TV Character Guide medical drama Grammys Dark Horse Comics dc Superheroes singing competition anime Logo Oscars Polls and Games WGN RT History CW Seed transformers Comics on TV Mindy Kaling TV 2017 finale diversity Video Games Paramount Country Spike politics NBC FXX FOX Infographic Ghostbusters Britbox Adult Swim mutant IFC Universal New York Comic Con 2015 ESPN serial killer Pixar thriller DirecTV SXSW TLC TNT romance cooking Martial Arts Columbia Pictures Star Wars Fall TV sitcom