Filled with classic songs that defined a generation, Yesterday turns on a great premise -- namely, what if you were the only one who remembered The Beatles? Featuring winning performances by Himesh Patel, Lily James and Kate McKinnon, Danny Boyle's fantasy deftly mixes comedy, romance, nostalgia and great music, resulting in a satisfying, audience-pleasing movie.
Now that Yesterday has launched into theaters nationwide, what can musical-movie lovers anticipate in the coming weeks and months? Here are three intriguiging titles that are all driven by well-known songs.
Disney's latest, all-new, live-action adventure is based on the beloved animation classic, which introduced audiences to several stand-out, sing-along melodies. We've been assured that new recordings of the original songs will be included, along with a new song or two.
Release date: July 19. Get your tickets now!
A critical favorite after debuting at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, this joyful, fleet-footed movie, inspired by a true story, follows a teenager in England who is introduced to Bruce Springsteen's music, which sparks his own musical transformation.
The enduring Broadway stage musical is set to enchant audiences anew during the holiday season. Idris Elba, Rebel Wilson, Jennifer Hudson, Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, James Corden and Taylor Swift will star in the highly-anticipated, long-awaited big-screen adaptation, directed by Tom Hooper (Les Misérables, above).