The 15 Worst Movie Musicals Ever Made

There are a lot of great movie musicals — in fact, some of the best movies ever made have been musicals. But that doesn’t mean the genre isn’t full of cinematic disasters. For every All That Jazz, there’s an A Chorus Line, and for every Fiddler a Yentl. Relive the biggest mistakes in movie musical history in this rundown of some of the worst ever made. 

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Across the Universe

Julie Taymor’s Beatles jukebox musical was batshit insane, and not in the good way. At one point, a woman literally crawls into an apartment through a bathroom window, and a closeted lesbian named Prudence is begged, through song, to “come out and play.” Also, Bono shows up.