There is hardly a more well known Broadway play then “The Phantom of The Opera”. Not many people are aware of the fact that this Broadway play was also turned into a movie. One of the best things about the movie, that it has all of the original songs from the play. Just like the play the movie version of “The Phantom of the Opera” is worth watching.
Soundtrack For "The Phantom of the Opera: The Movie"
The musical was produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber and the movie was made din 2004 by Warner Bros. The movie stars Gerard Butler as the Phantom, Emmy Kossum as “Christine Daae,” Minnie Driver as “Carlotta” and Patrick Wilson as “Raoul.” The play was based on the novel by Gaston Leroux and the movie was filmed at Pinewood Studios.” The movie had a run time of over 143 minutes and it took $70 million to make it. However, it grossed over $150 million at the box office.
The soundtrack CD for “The Phantom of the Opera” also contained a remix song by Junior Vasquez. The songs were sung by all the cast members in the movie, except Minnie Driver. It was released as a 2-Discs with 14 songs. The actors in the leading roles had to take singing lessons because they had never sung before.
Some of the most notable songs are “Think of Me” by Emmy Rossum and Patrick Wilson. Gerard Butler’s singing, “The Phantom of the Opera” is quite memorable for a movie performance and for someone who did not sing professionally. Other songs on the soundtrack include, “Learn to be Lonely,” “Masquerade,” and “Prima Donna.”