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Best movies that are oscar winners or nominees in music (original musical or comedy score) category

Shakespeare in Love(1998)

Combined Rating:
87
Combined Critics Rating: 82

A young Shakespeare, out of ideas and short of cash, meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays.



Toy Story(1995)

Combined Rating:
86
Combined Critics Rating: 80

A cowboy doll is profoundly threatened and jealous when a new spaceman figure supplants him as top toy in a boy's room.



Men in Black(1997)

Combined Rating:
78
Combined Critics Rating: 68

A police officer joins a secret organization that polices and monitors extraterrestrial interactions on Earth.



Mulan(1998)

Combined Rating:
76
Combined Critics Rating: 66

To save her father from death in the army, a young maiden secretly goes in his place and becomes one of China's greatest heroines in the process.



As Good as It Gets(1997)

Combined Rating:
75
Combined Critics Rating: 64

A single mother/waitress, a misanthropic author, and a gay artist form an unlikely friendship after the artist is assaulted in a robbery.



The Prince of Egypt(1998)

Combined Rating:
74
Combined Critics Rating: 64

An Egyptian prince learns of his identity as a Hebrew and his destiny to become the chosen deliverer of his people.



The Full Monty(1997)

Combined Rating:
72
Combined Critics Rating: 61

Six unemployed steel workers form a male striptease act. The women cheer them on to go for "the full monty" - total nudity.



The American President(1995)

Combined Rating:
68
Combined Critics Rating: 59

Comedy-drama about a widowed U.S. president and a lobbyist who fall in love. It's all above-board, but "politics is perception" and sparks fly anyway.



The First Wives Club(1996)

Combined Rating:
67
Combined Critics Rating: 58

Reunited by the death of a college friend, three divorced women seek revenge on the husbands who left them for younger women.



My Best Friend's Wedding(1997)

Combined Rating:
65
Combined Critics Rating: 51

When a woman's long-time friend reveals he's engaged, she realizes she loves him herself and sets out to get him, with only days before the wedding.



A Bug's Life(1998)

Combined Rating:
58
Combined Critics Rating: 39

A misfit ant, looking for "warriors" to save his colony from greedy grasshoppers, recruits a group of bugs that turn out to be an inept circus troupe.



Patch Adams(1998)

Combined Rating:
58
Combined Critics Rating: 41

The true story of a heroic man, Hunter Patch Adams, determined to become a medical doctor because he enjoys helping people. He ventured where no doctor had ventured before, using humour and pathos.



Pocahontas(1995)

Combined Rating:
51
Combined Critics Rating: 29

An English soldier and the daughter of an Algonquin chief share a romance when English colonists invade seventeenth-century Virginia.



Anastasia(1997)

Combined Rating:
51
Combined Critics Rating: 30

The last surviving child of the Russian Royal Family joins two con men to reunite with her grandmother, the Dowager Empress, while the undead Rasputin seeks her death.



James and the Giant Peach(1996)

Combined Rating:
49
Combined Critics Rating: 29

An orphan, who lives with his two cruel aunts, befriends anthropomorphic bugs who live inside a giant peach, and they embark on a journey to New York City.



Emma(1996)

Combined Rating:
49
Combined Critics Rating: 33

In rural 1800s England things go bad for a young matchmaker after she finds a man for another woman.



Unstrung Heroes(1995)

Combined Rating:
42
Combined Critics Rating: 48

Steven Lidz, unhappy with his home life since his mother got sick, goes and lives with his two crazy Uncles. There he changes and gets closer to his Uncles, but his parents want him home ...



The Preacher's Wife(1996)

Combined Rating:
34
Combined Critics Rating: 22

Good natured Reverend Henry Biggs finds that his marriage to choir mistress Julia is flagging, due to his constant absence caring for the deprived neighborhood they live in. On top of all ...



The Hunchback of Notre Dame(1996)

Combined Rating:
32
Combined Critics Rating: 0

A deformed bell-ringer must assert his independence from a vicious government minister in order to help his friend, a gypsy dancer.



Sabrina(1995)

Combined Rating:
28
Combined Critics Rating: 0

An ugly duckling having undergone a remarkable change, still harbors feelings for her crush: a carefree playboy, but not before his business-focused brother has something to say about it.




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