MRQE Ranks: Cinema's Best to Worst Broadway Adaptations

Cinema's Best Broadway Adaptations

With Les Misérables gigantic leap from stage to the silver screen, we run-down the best Hollywood adaptations from the Great White Way.
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  MRQE Metric
The Sound of Music (1965) - MRQE Metric: 89 Rate it! 89
My Fair Lady (1964) - MRQE Metric: 87 Rate it! 87
Fiddler on the Roof (1971) - MRQE Metric: 84 Rate it! 84
West Side Story (1961) - MRQE Metric: 82 Rate it! 82
Chicago (2002) - MRQE Metric: 82 Rate it! 82
Little Shop of Horrors (1986) - MRQE Metric: 82 Rate it! 82
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) - MRQE Metric: 81 Rate it! 81
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) - MRQE Metric: 80 Rate it! 80
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007) - MRQE Metric: 78 Rate it! 78
Hairspray (2007) - MRQE Metric: 78 Rate it! 78
Cabaret (1972) - MRQE Metric: 77 Rate it! 77
Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001) - MRQE Metric: 74 Rate it! 74
Dreamgirls (2006) - MRQE Metric: 73 Rate it! 73
Les Misérables (2012) - MRQE Metric: 72 Rate it! 72
Evita (1996) - MRQE Metric: 69 Rate it! 69
Grease (1978) - MRQE Metric: 68 Rate it! 68
Rent (2005) - MRQE Metric: 62 Rate it! 62
Mamma Mia! (2008) - MRQE Metric: 59 Rate it! 59
Rock of Ages (2012) - MRQE Metric: 55 Rate it! 55
Nine (2009) - MRQE Metric: 54 Rate it! 54
The Producers (2005) - MRQE Metric: 54 Rate it! 54
The Phantom of the Opera (2004) - MRQE Metric: 53 Rate it! 53
Jesus Christ Superstar (1973) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!
Camelot (1967) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!
Godspell: A Musical Based on the Gospel According to St. Matthew (1973) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!
Bye Bye Birdie (1963) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!
Hair (1979) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!
Damn Yankees! (1958) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!
Tommy (1975) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!
The King and I (1956) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!
On the Town (1949) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!
Oliver! (1968) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!
The Music Man (1962) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!