Top 10 awesome movies like Casa Manana that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Casa Manana and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Jean Yarbrough, Virginia Welles and Robert Clarke . Here goes the list -

  1. Let's Make Music
  2. Mexicana
  3. You're a Sweetheart
  4. Glamour Girl
  5. Broadway Serenade
  6. All the Fine Young Cannibals
  7. Born Reckless
  8. New Orleans
  9. Serenade
  10. The Mayor of 44th Street
  1. Let's Make Music

    Let's Make Music

    With the size of her classes dwindling each year, Newton High music teacher Malvina Adams is asked to retire. Trying to prove she's still got it, she composes a school fight song which finds its way into the hands of bandleader Bob Crosby who turns it into an overnight hit. Over the protestations of her stuffy niece Abby, Malvina travels to New York and performs her song with Bob's band and becomes even more popular. The newness of the song fades quickly though, and, faced with becoming a flash-in-the-pan, Malvina tries to write one last hit song before giving up and returning to Newton.

    This movie, created by Leslie Goodwins, Bob Crosby and Jean Rogers, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama | Music

  2. Mexicana

    Mexicana

    In order to dissuade teenage girls from mauling him at concerts, a Mexican "Frank Sinatra" pretends an American soprano is his wife, and even persuades her to pose as such.

    This movie, created by Alfred Santell, Tito Guízar and Constance Moore, scores 5.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Music

    You can watch this on Amazon Video and Apple Itunes.

  3. You're a Sweetheart

    You're a Sweetheart

    Hal Adams tries to win the heart of Broadway star Betty Bradley.

    This movie, created by David Butler, Alice Faye and George Murphy, scores 5.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Music

  4. Glamour Girl

    Glamour Girl

    The marriage of Ray Royle (Jack Leonard) to recording company talent scout Lorraine (Virginia Grey) ends in divorce after she tries to dictate both his personal and professional life. Her boss, T. J. Hopkins (Pierre Watkin) sends her to Memphis to sign a trio he admires. En route, she is forced to spend the night at a farmhouse where she hears Jennie Higgins (Susan Reed) sing folk songs and play the zither. Sensing that she would be a recording sensation, Lorraine takes Jennie back to New York without signing the trio. Higgins is furious and refuses to hear Jennie, so Lorraine and employees Johnny Evans (Michael Duane) and Buddy Butterfield ('Jimmy Lloyd') quit and start their own small record company. Johnny tells Lorraine they need a bigger name for their initial record, so Lorraine gets her ex-husband Ray arrange to have Jennie sing at the night club where he and Gene Krupa (Gene Krupa) and his Orchestra are appearing.

    This movie, created by Arthur Dreifuss, Gene Krupa and His Orchestra and Gene Krupa, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama | Music

  5. Broadway Serenade

    Broadway Serenade

    Mary Hale (a singer) and Jimmy Seymour (pianist/composer), are a show biz couple working in The Big Apple in small night clubs hoping to hit it big. One night, Larry Bryant (a Broadway producer) spots Mary and is taken with her beauty and golden voice. Larry Bryant asks her to audition for Mr. Collier and have Jimmy accompany her. After hearing Mary, Collier wants Mary to be in his show. Jimmy encourages a reluctant Mary to go on the road without him. Soon Mary's talent is noticed and her role in the show increases, while Harriet Ingalls the show's original star is pushed out. Ingalls quits promising to seek revenge. After 5 weeks on the road, Mary returns home. Mary is now a big star, while Jimmy's career has gone nowhere, and he feels threatened by Mary's success. Jimmy while waiting for Mary to dress, starts to read a Broadway magazine. Seeing pictures of Mary with Larry, he pours himself a drink and another till he's drunk. Larry stops by, and Ingalls suddenly appears and accuses Mary and Larry of having an affair. Jimmy leaves believing Ingalls' lies. Mary follows Jimmy trying to reason with him - a heated argument occurs. Mary leaves Jimmy and files for divorce. Two years pass and Jimmy now successful goes to see Mary wanting her back, but, he discovers that Mary and Larry are leaving for London that night to get married...

    This movie, created by Robert Z. Leonard, Jeanette MacDonald and Lew Ayres, scores 5.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama | Music

    You can watch this on Youtube, Amazon Video, Google Play Movies, Apple Itunes and Vudu.

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  6. All the Fine Young Cannibals

    All the Fine Young Cannibals

    The minister of the town has died and his son Chad has no tears for him. Sarah, who now calls herself Salome, is pregnant with Chad's baby, but Chad has no future, no job and no money. Therefore, she leaves town on the train heading East. On the train she meets Tony who is heading back to Yale. Tony and his sister Catherine have one thing in common; they are both young, rich and bored with their lives. Salome goes to Yale with Tony and they are soon married, but she does not tell him about Chad or the pregnancy. Ruby takes Chad to New York where he plays trumpet and makes a name for himself. Catherine leaves school and moves in with Tony and Salome, creating tension between the young couple.

    This movie, created by Michael Anderson, Robert Wagner and Natalie Wood, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama | Music

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  7. Born Reckless

    Born Reckless

    Rider Kelly Cobb travels to county rodeos to win money so he can buy a patch of land he wants to call his own. He rescues trick rider Jackie Adams from the clutches of an amorous sports writer after her saloon song, and they travel together. Jackie begins falling in love with Kelly, but he doesn't seem to notice as he continues to risk life and limb for his dream, occasionally being tempted by floozies. Jackie hopes to convince a man that was born reckless to change his roaming ways.

    This movie, created by Howard W. Koch, Mamie Van Doren and Jeff Richards, scores 4.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama | Music

    You can watch this on Youtube, Amazon Video, Apple Itunes, Google Play Movies and Vudu.

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  8. New Orleans

    New Orleans

    A gambling hall owner relocates from New Orleans to Chicago and entertains his patrons with hot jazz by Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Woody Herman, and others.

    This movie, created by Arthur Lubin, Arturo de Córdova and Dorothy Patrick, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama | Music

  9. Serenade

    Serenade

    Damon Vincenti, a young vineyard worker, has a beautiful tenor voice and dreams of becoming a great opera singer. He debuts at Lardelli's Italian restaurant in San Francisco, where he is spotted by Kendall Hale, a society girl who enjoys launching young artists while making them her lovers before dumping them after use. Damon is no exception to the rule: he becomes famous but Kendall leaves him abruptly. He feels so affected that he must give up singing. In Mexico, where he has got back in touch with his inner self, Damon meets Juana Montès.They are happy and get married. But Kendall is still around...

    This movie, created by Anthony Mann, Mario Lanza and Joan Fontaine, scores 5.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama | Music

    You can watch this on Apple Itunes, Amazon Video, Google Play Movies, Vudu and Youtube.

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  10. The Mayor of 44th Street

    The Mayor of 44th Street

    Joe Jonathan tries to keep his business on the level after some shady dealings but will his cronies let him?

    This movie, created by Alfred E. Green, George Murphy and Anne Shirley, scores 5.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama | Music

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