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7 Musical Movies Like Pitch Perfect

2012

Starring: Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, and Rebel Wilson

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The Pitch Perfect cast is brilliant! Beca is sarcastic and independent, she is a college student and an aspiring DJ. Starting as a joke, Beca signs up for The Bellas, an all-girls singing group at her college. The Bellas sing pop songs and are obsessed with their looks, two things that Beca doesn’t have in common with The Bellas.

During her immersion in this singing group, Beca rubs off on the girls and teaches them new songs for their show. The Bellas are in competition against the all-male singing group called The Treblemakers. Beca has an intense attraction with Jesse, one of her competitors. Will this ruin the girl’s chances of winning the competition? Watch this musical masterpiece and tune into these other musically inspired movies like Pitch Perfect.

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La La Land

2016

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, John Legend, and Rosemarie DeWitt

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La La Land is a story about two dreamers with huge aspirations like the movie Pitch Perfect. Sebastian is a jazz musician who plays at dingy bars, just managing to scrape by. Mia serves lattes to movie stars while auditing for new jobs as an actress. When success starts to hit Mia and Sebastian they are confronted with choices and decisions that begin to tear apart their already fragile love affair. Their love is about to be shattered by big dreams, in this addition to our list of films like Pitch Perfect, will they make it through? Watch La La Land to find out.


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Grease

1978

Starring: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Frankie Avalon, and Stockard Channing

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Grease is the big daddy of musical movies like Pitch Perfect. If you’ve never seen it, watch it. And if you have, watch it again! These teens are living in the laid back 50’s era, in California. Danny Zuko is a Greaser: a rough, motorcycle-driving, leather jacket wearing thug. Sandy Olsson is a pure, feminine, and sweet. She loves wearing skirt and sweater sets in pastel colors. Danny and Sandy, two complete opposites, fall in love. Grease is very similar to the Pitch Perfect film. They meet at a beach during summer, not knowing that the other goes to the same school. When school starts they run into each other but with their friends and reputations, they act differently. Both try to be like the other, in hopes of including their gangs and being accepted by each. This way they can finally be together. Grease is a film about friendship, love, and personal identity.


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School Of Rock

2003

Starring: Jack Black, Joan Cusack, Miranda Cosgrove, and Sarah Silverman

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Dewey Finn is a washed up rock star who just got fired from his band. Depression is starting to kick in but Dewey doesn’t have time to mope, debt is adding up and he must find a job to stay afloat in this flick among Pitch Perfect movie recommendations. Thankfully he gets a job at a prestigious private school as a music teacher for fourth graders. The children aren’t happy with their new, public school educated, laid back teacher, but it doesn’t take them long to warm up to his wild and crazy ways. Dewey has a big plan for the children. He is going to enter them in Battle of the Bands and keep the prize for himself and put him back in the limelight. Watch these kids and their hilarious teacher, Jack Black, in this addition to movies like Pitch Perfect called School of Rock.


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Bandslam

2009

Starring: Aly Michalka, Vanessa Hudgens, and Gaelan Connell

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This addition to our list of Pitch Perfect type movies is about a newcomer called Will. With his recent move, he needs new friends. His love for music will get him some. Will meets two girls who have a passion for rock. Charlotte and Sam. All three are misfits in their worlds, making the trio a perfect match. The three are ready to prove what they can do as they sign up to win the Battle of the Bands, the biggest event of the year! Bandslam is a pleasant surprise for people of all ages, a great musical addition to Pitch Perfect movie suggestions!


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Rock Of Ages

2012

Starring: Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta, and Tom Cruise

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Another rock musical on our list is called Rock of Ages, and it’s also a great alternative to the other musical comedy movies like Pitch Perfect. In 1987 we see Sherrie Christian. She has just arrived in the city of dreams, Hollywood. Small town Sherrie wants to become a rock star. Small town Sherrie wants to become a rock star. After much persuasion, Sherrie gets a job working at a bar called Bourbon Club. With her new friend Drew, another aspiring rock star. Together, the pair works together, to get the constantly stoned front man for Arsenal to put on a show for a benefit concert at Bourbon Club. Pitch Perfect must add this 80’s inspired flick to its list of movie recommendations.


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Into The Woods

2014

Starring: Meryl Streep, Chris Pine, Emily Blunt, and Daniel Huttlestone

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Into the Woods is a musically, modern, twist on the original stories by the Brothers Grimm and some of the members of Pitch Perfect can be found in this movie. This film brings us to a singsong, fairy tale world. We run into such know storybook characters like Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, Rapunzel, and The Wicked Witch. Every character has a song to sing and a message to let out. This addition to movies like Pitch Perfect called Into the Woods, is a wonderful, crazy and dark adaption of the fairy tales we all know and love.


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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street

2007

Starring: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, and Alan Rickman

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This sinister story is based on the Broadway show of the same name. It is a dark and creepy, musical, addition to good movies like Pitch Perfect. Victorian London is where we start seeing Benjamin Barker, who is married to stunning, Lucy, and has a sweet girl called Johanna. When Benjamin is accused of a horrible crime and sent to be imprisoned for 15 years, there is nothing more he can think about but his revenge on Judge Turpin, the man who put him away. When Benjamin is finally released. He changes his name to Sweeney Todd. Working above a meat pie shop, Benjamin opens a barber shop. With this pretense of shaves and cuts, Benjamin uses his shop to get revenge on those that have done him wrong. This film found among movies like Pitch Perfect is horribly magnificent! Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter are a perfect pair in this movie called Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, and the songs are so catchy that even after the show is over, you’re still playing them over in your head, hopefully, you don’t continue to play over the murder scenes too.

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