From Hairspray to Shrek, there are a variety of movies that have been turned into Broadway and West End musicals.

Here is our roundup of the top ten, non-Disney, film to musical adaptations.

10. Xanadu

  • Xanadu film released in 1980
  • Xanadu The Musical premiered on Broadway in 2007

9. Amélie 

  • Amélie film released in 2001
  • Amélie The Musical premiered on Broadway in 2015

8. The Producers

  • The Producers film released in 1967
  • The Producers The Musical premiered on Broadway in 2001

7. Once 

  • Once film released in 2007
  • Once The Musical premiered on Broadway in 2012

6. Heathers 

  • Heathers film released in 1988.
  • Heathers The Musical premiered on Broadway in 2014 and then in London in 2018.

5. Hairspray 

  • Hairspray film released in 1988.
  • Hairspray The Musical premiered on Broadway in 2002 and then in London in 2007.

4. Mean Girls 

  • Mean Girls film released in 2004.
  • Mean Girls The Musical premiered on Broadway in 2018.

3. Billy Elliot 

  • Billy Elliot film released in 2000.
  • Billy Elliot premiered in London in 2005 and then opened on Broadway in 2008.

2. Kinky Boots 

  • Kinky Boots film released in 2005.
  • Kinky Boots premiered on Broadway in 2013 and then in London in 2014.

1. Shrek 

  • Shrek film released in 2001.
  • Shrek premiered on Broadway in 2008 and then in London in 2011.

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