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    I'm Obsessed With "The Greatest Showman" So Yes, I Had To Rank All Of The Songs

    Did it take hours? You bet.

    First, I'd like to start by saying that I'm still very bitter that La La Land was Oscar nommed for Best Picture and Greatest Showman wasn't, okay? This movie is a visually stunning story of love, friendship, and accepting what makes you different.

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    I know not everyone will agree with my opinions, but I promise I put a lot of thought into this. In fact, I broke it down to a science. Here's how I'm judging: the actual greatness of the music/lyrics, its relation to the story, and the actual musical number in the movie. Ready? Let's go!

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    9. "Tightrope"

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    I love Charity, and this song is really pretty and totally perfect for moving along the story, but compared to the other songs it's kind of just a little bland overall. The third and fourth time I saw this in theatres, this was my "time to run to pee" song. Sorry, Charity!

    Music/Lyrics: 6

    Relevance: 7

    Musical Number: 5

    Final Score: 18/30

    8. "Never Enough"

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    DON'T HATE ME, OKAY?! This song is gorgeous, and when I made my Grandma watch the movie this part made her cry. But it's kind of a floater song since it really has nothing to do with the story and as a number, while it is powerful, it's definitely not as captivating as some of the others.

    Music/Lyrics: 9

    Relevance: 5

    Musical Number: 5

    Final Score: 19/30

    7. "The Other Side"

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    Let me just clarify, that Zac Efron's little smirk in this scene? ICONIC. This one would probably win if I was judging the most fun songs because the fancy shot glass tricks and the table tap dancing are incredible, but overall it can't quite stack up to the rest.

    Music/Lyrics: 8

    Relevance: 7

    Musical Number: 8

    Final Score: 23/30

    6. "Come Alive"

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    If I were ever going to actually go to the gym, this would definitely be my pump-up song. It kicks off the circus story in such a fun, lively way and always gets stuck in my head. That slow-motion synchronized arm raise at the end? CHILLS.

    Music/Lyrics: 8

    Relevance: 8

    Musical Number: 8

    Final Score: 24/30

    5. "The Greatest Show"

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    The little glimpse at the beginning of the movie? Just enough to draw you in. But when we get the whole song? That'll hit ya in the heart and make you wanna dance around a circus. The perfect conclusion, catchy, and PT handing the hat over to Phillip? The Phillip and Ann kiss we've all been waiting for? SIGN. ME. UP.

    Music/Lyrics: 9

    Relevance: 10

    Musical Number: 8

    Final Score: 27/30

    4. "This Is Me"

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    This song is an anthem for all the people who have ever felt like they didn't fit in, and MY GOD those vocals? If you tell me you don't weep when everything freezes and Keala sings the chorus slow and acapella? You're a liar. This song is pure power, and it deserves every bit of praise that it got.

    Music/Lyrics: 10

    Relevance: 9

    Musical Number: 9

    Final Score: 28/30

    3. "A Million Dreams"

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    This song covers SO much story that you'd think it wasn't possible, but holy sheet (see what I did there?) IT WORKS. It's a song for dreamers, for lovers, for anyone who has ever longed for something great and it gets me every time. And it's visually STUH-NING. The run-down mansion, the dropped silks, the rooftop dance number — I could watch this on repeat forever.

    Music/Lyrics: 10

    Relevance: 9

    Musical Number: 10

    Final Score: 29/30

    2. "From Now On"

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    I don't even know where to start with this one — the raw emotion? The dancing? The stunning vocals from the ensemble that are perfectly synched with ceiling banging and foot tapping? COME. ON. This is such a perfect way to start wrapping up the story in a powerful and moving way that's still insanely entertaining.

    Music/Lyrics: 10

    Relevance: 10

    Musical Number: 10

    Final Score: 30/30

    1. "Rewrite the Stars"

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    I feel sort of like a cheater that my favorite isn't a killer ensemble number, but "Rewrite the Stars" was the most incredible four minutes of cinema I've ever witnessed — I smiled, I cried, I had literal goosebumps. It's mainly about Ann and Phillip's relationship, but I also think it's relevant to the whole story. It's gorgeous. Zendaya's a freakin' force. Zac firmly cemented my decade long crush on him. Sheer perfection.

    Music/Lyrics: 10

    Relevance: 10

    Musical Number: 10 (+1 bonus point for the fact that they actually did acrobatics, cause COME ON.)

    Final Score: 31/30

    Anyway, I'm gonna go rewatch the greatest movie musical of a generation, learn how to trapeze, and send a thank you tweet to Pasek and Paul. Let me know your top song in the comments!

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