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.
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.