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* ''Film/BackToTheFuture'' was in development with Music/AlanSilvestri writing songs and Creator/RobertZemeckis producing, but quietly fell into development hell.

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* ''Film/BackToTheFuture'' was in development with Music/AlanSilvestri writing songs and Creator/RobertZemeckis producing, but quietly fell into development hell.hell until 2020.


* ''Film/{{Clue}} on Stage'': For many years, there ''was'' no proper screen-to-stage translation of the 1985 comedy cult classic. A ''Clue'' stage musical was performed off-Broadway starting in the late-'90s, but it had nothing to do with the film, instead being a separate property based off [[TabletopGame/{{Clue}} the board game]]. Stage performances of the film were instead limited to a literally self-adapted version of the original movie's script, which theater programs could do if they'd gotten permission from Paramount Pictures beforehand. Then in 2018, Hunter Foster, Eric Price, and Sandy Rustin were commissioned to adapt Jonathan Lynn's original script into ''Clue on Stage'', which follows the same basic plot and script as the movie with a few new changes -- among them, Mrs. Peacock is now a religious zealot in addition to being a corrupt senator's wife, Professor Plum's [[AllMenArePerverts lustful tendencies]] have been expanded into him now believing himself to be God's gift to women, and -- most notably -- there are no alternate endings, with the movie's third ending being the only one used here.

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* ''Film/{{Clue}} on Stage'': For many years, there ''was'' no proper screen-to-stage translation A 2018 stage adaptation of the 1985 cult comedy cult classic. A ''Clue'' stage musical was performed off-Broadway starting in classic (based on the late-'90s, but it had nothing to do with the film, instead being a separate property based off [[TabletopGame/{{Clue}} the board game]]. Stage performances of the film were instead limited to a literally self-adapted version of the game]]), using Jonathan Lynn's original movie's script, which theater programs could do if they'd gotten permission from Paramount Pictures beforehand. Then in 2018, script with alterations done by Hunter Foster, Eric Price, and Sandy Rustin were commissioned to adapt Jonathan Lynn's original script into ''Clue on Stage'', which Rustin. The stageplay follows the same basic plot and script as the movie movie, with a few new changes -- among them, Mrs. Peacock is now a religious zealot in addition to being a the corrupt senator's wife, wife of a senator, Professor Plum's [[AllMenArePerverts lustful tendencies]] have been expanded into him now believing himself to be God's gift to women, and -- most notably -- there are no alternate endings, with the movie's third ending being the only one used here.


* ''Film/{{Clue}} on Stage'': For many years, there ''was'' no proper screen-to-stage translation of the 1985 comedy cult classic. A ''Clue'' stage musical was performed off-Broadway starting in the late-'90s, but it had nothing to do with the film, instead being a separate property based off [[TabletopGame/{{Clue}} the board game. Stage performances of the film were instead limited to a literally self-adapted version of the original movie's script, which theater programs could do if they'd gotten permission from Paramount Pictures beforehand. Then in 2018, Hunter Foster, Eric Price, and Sandy Rustin were commissioned to adapt Jonathan Lynn's original script into ''Clue on Stage'', which follows the same basic plot and script as the movie with a few new changes -- among them, Mrs. Peacock is now a religious zealot in addition to being a corrupt senator's wife, Professor Plum's [[AllMenArePerverts lustful tendencies]] have been expanded into him now believing himself to be God's gift to women, and -- most notably -- there are no alternate endings, with the movie's third ending being the only one used here.

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* ''Film/{{Clue}} on Stage'': For many years, there ''was'' no proper screen-to-stage translation of the 1985 comedy cult classic. A ''Clue'' stage musical was performed off-Broadway starting in the late-'90s, but it had nothing to do with the film, instead being a separate property based off [[TabletopGame/{{Clue}} the board game.game]]. Stage performances of the film were instead limited to a literally self-adapted version of the original movie's script, which theater programs could do if they'd gotten permission from Paramount Pictures beforehand. Then in 2018, Hunter Foster, Eric Price, and Sandy Rustin were commissioned to adapt Jonathan Lynn's original script into ''Clue on Stage'', which follows the same basic plot and script as the movie with a few new changes -- among them, Mrs. Peacock is now a religious zealot in addition to being a corrupt senator's wife, Professor Plum's [[AllMenArePerverts lustful tendencies]] have been expanded into him now believing himself to be God's gift to women, and -- most notably -- there are no alternate endings, with the movie's third ending being the only one used here.


* ''Clue: The Play''
** Sadly, there is to date no commercially available stage adaptation of [[Film/{{Clue}} the film]]. A few players have obtained special permission, and any other performance was and would be technically illegal. There is a musical stage version, but it has nothing to do with the film.

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* ''Clue: The Play''
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''Film/{{Clue}} on Stage'': For many years, there is to date ''was'' no commercially available proper screen-to-stage translation of the 1985 comedy cult classic. A ''Clue'' stage adaptation of [[Film/{{Clue}} the film]]. A few players have obtained special permission, and any other performance was and would be technically illegal. There is a musical stage version, was performed off-Broadway starting in the late-'90s, but it has had nothing to do with the film.film, instead being a separate property based off [[TabletopGame/{{Clue}} the board game. Stage performances of the film were instead limited to a literally self-adapted version of the original movie's script, which theater programs could do if they'd gotten permission from Paramount Pictures beforehand. Then in 2018, Hunter Foster, Eric Price, and Sandy Rustin were commissioned to adapt Jonathan Lynn's original script into ''Clue on Stage'', which follows the same basic plot and script as the movie with a few new changes -- among them, Mrs. Peacock is now a religious zealot in addition to being a corrupt senator's wife, Professor Plum's [[AllMenArePerverts lustful tendencies]] have been expanded into him now believing himself to be God's gift to women, and -- most notably -- there are no alternate endings, with the movie's third ending being the only one used here.


** There is also a production of ''WesternAnimation/TheJungleBook'' on the U.S. regional circuit.

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** There is also a production of ''WesternAnimation/TheJungleBook'' ''WesternAnimation/{{The Jungle Book|1967}}'' on the U.S. regional circuit.


-> '''Blank Paper:''' ...More recently, musicals have been based on movies like ''Film/MyFavoriteYear'', ''Film/{{Footloose}}'', ''Film/DirtyRottenScoundrels'', ''Film/{{Big}}'', ''Film/SaturdayNightFever'', ''Film/TheWeddingSinger'', ''Film/TheFullMonty'', ''Film/TheProducers'' (inhales) ''Film/ThoroughlyModernMillie'', ''Film/{{Hairspray}}'', ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'', ''Film/BillyElliot'', ''[[Film/MontyPythonAndTheHolyGrail Spamalot]]''-- \\

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-> '''Blank Paper:''' ...More recently, musicals have been based on movies like ''Film/MyFavoriteYear'', ''Film/{{Footloose}}'', ''Film/DirtyRottenScoundrels'', ''Film/{{Big}}'', ''Film/SaturdayNightFever'', ''Film/TheWeddingSinger'', ''Film/TheFullMonty'', ''Film/TheProducers'' (inhales) ''Film/ThoroughlyModernMillie'', ''Film/{{Hairspray}}'', ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'', ''WesternAnimation/BeautyAndTheBeast'', ''Film/BillyElliot'', ''[[Film/MontyPythonAndTheHolyGrail Spamalot]]''-- \\



* Disney/DisneyAnimatedCanon examples:
** The company started making big Broadway productions out of its [[Franchise/DisneyAnimatedCanon animated movies]] in the 1990s with ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'', although there was a stage production of ''Disney/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs'' that played N.Y.C.'s Radio City Music Hall in 1979 and was even filmed for TV and video. Disney has since put ''Disney/TheLionKing'', ''Disney/{{Tarzan}}'', ''Disney/TheLittleMermaid'', ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'', and ''[[Theatre/Frozen2018 Frozen]]'' on Broadway and sometimes the West End with varying levels of success.
** There is also a production of ''Disney/TheJungleBook'' on the U.S. regional circuit.
** There's a whole series of "Kids" and "Junior" adaptations of other canon films (''Disney/AliceInWonderland'', ''Disney/{{Mulan}}'', etc.) specifically designed for children to perform.
** ''My Son Pinocchio'' deserves special mention as it's a Screen-to-TV-to-Stage adaptation: a stage version of the ''Disney/{{Pinocchio}}'' TwiceToldTale TV musical ''Film/{{Geppetto}}''!
** Their two stage adaptations of ''Theatre/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame'', while utilizing most of the songs and a few plot elements from the [[Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame Disney film]], more closely follow Creator/VictorHugo's [[Literature/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame original novel]] -- DownerEnding included.

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* Disney/DisneyAnimatedCanon WesternAnimation/DisneyAnimatedCanon examples:
** The company started making big Broadway productions out of its [[Franchise/DisneyAnimatedCanon animated movies]] in the 1990s with ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'', ''WesternAnimation/BeautyAndTheBeast'', although there was a stage production of ''Disney/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs'' ''WesternAnimation/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs'' that played N.Y.C.'s Radio City Music Hall in 1979 and was even filmed for TV and video. Disney has since put ''Disney/TheLionKing'', ''Disney/{{Tarzan}}'', ''Disney/TheLittleMermaid'', ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'', ''WesternAnimation/TheLionKing'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Tarzan}}'', ''WesternAnimation/TheLittleMermaid'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Aladdin}}'', and ''[[Theatre/Frozen2018 Frozen]]'' ''Theatre/{{Frozen|2018}}'' on Broadway and sometimes the West End with varying levels of success.
** There is also a production of ''Disney/TheJungleBook'' ''WesternAnimation/TheJungleBook'' on the U.S. regional circuit.
** There's a whole series of "Kids" and "Junior" adaptations of other canon films (''Disney/AliceInWonderland'', ''Disney/{{Mulan}}'', (''WesternAnimation/AliceInWonderland'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Mulan}}'', etc.) specifically designed for children to perform.
** ''My Son Pinocchio'' deserves special mention as it's a Screen-to-TV-to-Stage adaptation: a stage version of the ''Disney/{{Pinocchio}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Pinocchio}}'' TwiceToldTale TV musical ''Film/{{Geppetto}}''!
** Their two stage adaptations of ''Theatre/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame'', while utilizing most of the songs and a few plot elements from the [[Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame [[WesternAnimation/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame Disney film]], more closely follow Creator/VictorHugo's [[Literature/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame original novel]] -- DownerEnding included.



* ''Theater/Persona3TheWeirdMasquerade'', based on the video game ''VideoGame/{{Persona 3}}''.

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* ''Theater/Persona3TheWeirdMasquerade'', ''Theatre/Persona3TheWeirdMasquerade'', based on the video game ''VideoGame/{{Persona 3}}''.

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* ''Film/MrsDoubtfire}}''

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheNightmareBeforeChristmas'' was adapted by Seattle's Can-Can theatre company as ''This Is Halloween''.


* ''Series/TheAddamsFamily''

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* ''Series/TheAddamsFamily''''Series/TheAddamsFamily'': officially adapted from the original comic strip rather than TV show, though the producers did obtain permission to use the show's famous ThemeTune in the score.


* ''Theatre/Persona3TheWeirdMasquerade'', based on the video game ''VideoGame/{{Persona 3}}''.

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* ''Theatre/Persona3TheWeirdMasquerade'', ''Theater/Persona3TheWeirdMasquerade'', based on the video game ''VideoGame/{{Persona 3}}''.


* Rodgers and Hammerstein's ''Film/{{Cinderella}}'' was originally produced for CBS television. Interestingly, the first time it was produced on stage seems to have been a definitely non-standard {{Pantomime}} adaptation which played London in 1958. Currently there are ''three'' licensed versions: One based on the original TV staging, one that owes more to the 1997 TV movie, and the completely rethought Broadway version of TheNewTens.

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* Rodgers and Hammerstein's ''Film/{{Cinderella}}'' ''Theatre/CinderellaRodgersAndHammerstein'' was originally produced for CBS television. Interestingly, the first time it was produced on stage seems to have been a definitely non-standard {{Pantomime}} adaptation which played London in 1958. Currently there are ''three'' licensed versions: One based on the original TV staging, one that owes more to the 1997 TV movie, and the completely rethought Broadway version of TheNewTens.


* ''VideoGame/KingdomHearts'' actually has an unofficial stage adaptation done in Germany by the performing group Tsuki no Senshi. They did adaptations for the original ''Kingdom Hearts'', ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsChainOfMemories'', and ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsII''.

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* ''VideoGame/KingdomHearts'' ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'' actually has an unofficial stage adaptation adaptations done in Germany by the performing group Tsuki no Senshi. They did adaptations for the original ''Kingdom Hearts'', ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsChainOfMemories'', and ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsII''.


* ''Theatre/MyFairLady'' has the unusual credit "adapted from Bernard Shaw's ''Theatre/{{Pygmalion}}'' produced on the screen by Gabriel Pascal." (It has to do with the AdaptationalAlternateEnding.)

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* ''Theatre/MyFairLady'' has the unusual credit "adapted from Bernard Shaw's ''Theatre/{{Pygmalion}}'' produced on the screen by Gabriel Pascal." (It has to do with uses several elements that were created for the film, including the details of the ball scene and the AdaptationalAlternateEnding.)


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