Mamma Mia! is a film adaptation of the West End stage musical, based on the songs of successful pop group ABBA, with additional music also composed by ABBA member Benny Andersson. Despite opening in the USA on the same date as the critically acclaimed Batman sequel The Dark Knight on July 18, 2008, the film did very well at the box office and had the largest opening weekend of any musical film in U.S. history. Like the stage musical, the film's title originates from the group's 1975 chart-topper Mamma Mia, and its plot is loosely based on the 1968 film Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell. It was...
|Release date:||June 30, 2008|
|Directed by:||Phyllida Lloyd|
|Producer:||Gary Goetzman, Judy Craymer|
|Music by:||Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, Stig Anderson|
|Screenplay by:||Catherine Johnson|
|Adapted from:||Mamma Mia!|