'Moulin Rouge!' and other musicals based on movies
Reimagined stories from screen to stage
Ever wanted to get closer to your favorite film? Some movies are so good that we just don't want the experience to end. Fortunately for us, every so often we can watch our favorite stories reimagined in musical form. Take 'The Lion King,' which has since become a gigantic stage success in its own right. Many musicals are based on movies, and 'Moulin Rouge!' is the latest. A theatrical adaptation of Baz Luhrmann's movie recently opened on Broadway, to praise from fans and critics alike. Click on to see which other musicals are based on famous movies.