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1. Entertainment (2015)

R | 103 min | Drama

5.9
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65 Metascore

En route to meet his estranged daughter and attempting to revive his dwindling career, a broken, middle-aged comedian plays a string of dead-end shows in the Mojave desert.

Writers: Rick Alverson, Tim Heidecker, Gregg Turkington | Director: Rick Alverson | Stars: Gregg Turkington, John C. Reilly, Tye Sheridan, Amy Seimetz

Votes: 983

2. Human People (2016)

Drama | Post-production

Follows a variety of New York characters as they navigate personal relationships and unexpected problems over the course of one day.

Writer: Dustin Guy Defa | Director: Dustin Guy Defa | Stars: Michael Cera, Abbi Jacobson, Philip Baker Hall, Olivia Luccardi

3. Computer Chess (2013)

92 min | Comedy

6.3
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74 Metascore

A 1980s-set story centered around a man vs. machine chess tournament.

Writer: Andrew Bujalski | Director: Andrew Bujalski | Stars: Kriss Schludermann, Tom Fletcher, Wiley Wiggins, Patrick Riester

Votes: 3,369

4. Summer of Blood (2014)

86 min | Comedy, Horror

5.4
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55 Metascore

Erik Sparrow is one of the lucky ones. He's got a good job. He's in a stable relationship. He lives in one of the greatest cities in the world. Does he deserve it? Probably not. He's not ... See full summary »

Writer: Onur Tukel | Director: Onur Tukel | Stars: Jonathan Caouette, Zach Clark, Dustin Guy Defa, Juliette Fairley

Votes: 729

5. Pollywogs (2013)

79 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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On the heels of a bitter breakup, 30 year old Dylan travels home to Minnesota for a family reunion where he runs into his childhood sweetheart. Having not seen each other for 18 years, ... See full summary »

Writers: Karl Jacob, T. Arthur Cottam, Larry Mitchell, Jennifer Prediger, Kate Lyn Sheil, Gabrielle Penabaz | Directors: T. Arthur Cottam, Karl Jacob | Stars: Karl Jacob, Kate Lyn Sheil, Jennifer Prediger, Larry Mitchell

Votes: 33

6. Swim Little Fish Swim (2013)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.4
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54 Metascore

When a bubbly young artist moves into a couple's tiny Chinatown apartment, their already fragile balance is upset even further.

Writers: Ruben Amar, Lola Bessis, Brian Paccione, Kate Kirtz | Directors: Ruben Amar, Lola Bessis | Stars: Lola Bessis, Dustin Guy Defa, Brooke Bloom, Anne Consigny

Votes: 832

7. Uncle Kent 2 (2015)

73 min

7.3
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In a desperate search to create a follow-up to Joe Swanberg's 2011 film UNCLE KENT, Kent Osborne travels to a comic book convention where he loses his mind and confronts the end of the world.

Writer: Kent Osborne | Director: Todd Rohal | Stars: Kent Osborne, Joe Swanberg, Jude Swanberg, Tom Fitzpatrick

Votes: 52

8. The Zone (2011)

Not Rated | 70 min | Drama

5.0
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A mysterious visitor spends the night at an apartment belonging to a young engaged couple and their friend.

Writer: Joe Swanberg | Director: Joe Swanberg | Stars: Kentucker Audley, Dustin Guy Defa, Lawrence Michael Levine, Kate Lyn Sheil

Votes: 65

9. Red Flag (2012)

Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.3
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65 Metascore

A solipsistic filmmaker takes his independent film on tour. Hoping to escape the pain of his recent breakup, he stumbles into a twisting constellation of fear, sex, and tortured ... See full summary »

Writer: Alex Karpovsky | Director: Alex Karpovsky | Stars: Dustin Guy Defa, Alex Karpovsky, Keith Poulson, Jennifer Prediger

Votes: 410

10. The Mallory Effect (2002)

88 min | Comedy

5.2
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After getting dumped by his girlfriend Mallory, Charlie hatches a plan to get her back: secretly befriending her new boyfriend and sabotaging their relationship from the inside out.

Writer: Dustin Guy | Director: Dustin Guy | Stars: Steven Roy, Josie Maran, Sean Marble, Victoria Pratt

Votes: 162

11. Person to Person (2014)

18 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Waking up the morning after hosting a party, a man discovers a stranger passed out on his floor. He spends the rest of the day trying to convince her to leave.

Writer: Dustin Guy Defa | Director: Dustin Guy Defa | Stars: Bene Coopersmith, Deragh Campbell, Zachary Levy

Votes: 111

12. The Show About the Show (2015– )

Comedy

9.2
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Creator: Caveh Zahedi | Stars: Amanda Field, Eleonore Hendricks, Caveh Zahedi, Kentucker Audley

Votes: 6

13. Richard's Wedding (2012)

86 min | Comedy

6.4
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A gang of old friends gather for a small wedding in Central Park. Madness ensues.

Writer: Onur Tukel | Director: Onur Tukel | Stars: Thomas J. Buchmueller, Josephine Decker, Dustin Guy Defa, Jamie Dobie

Votes: 74

15. Bad Fever (2012)

77 min | Drama

6.7
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43 Metascore

A humorless loner attempts to win the admiration of a drifter with his debut performance at the local comedy club.

Writer: Dustin Guy Defa | Director: Dustin Guy Defa | Stars: Kentucker Audley, Allison Baar, Hayward Buchanan, Dustin Guy Defa

Votes: 63

16. Dramatic Relationships (2015)

9 min | Short | Post-production

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A loose satire about the male gaze and the relationship between a male director and his female actors.

Writer: Dustin Guy Defa | Director: Dustin Guy Defa | Stars: Lindsay Burdge, Jennifer Kim, Keith Poulson, Hannah Gross

17. Open Five 2 (2012)

66 min | Drama

7.1
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A relationship drama set amid a winter van trip from New York to New Orleans. A loose continuation of the 2010 film.

Director: Kentucker Audley | Stars: Kentucker Audley, David Behl, Elizabeth Behl, Walker Behl

Votes: 23

18. Family Tree (II) (2015)

Short, Drama

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Five "it" girls commit suicide together. A reflection on fame and celebrity.

Writer: Sebastian Sommer | Director: Sebastian Sommer | Stars: Carlen Altman, Claire Christerson, Dustin Guy Defa, Alexandra Marzella

19. Family Nightmare (2011)

10 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

6.4
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A dizzy trip through the mid-1990s with a dysfunctional American family. Reliving a distracted child's birthday party, an emotionless wedding, a Halloween in a garage and a Christmas marked... See full summary »

Director: Dustin Guy Defa

Votes: 17

20. Lydia Hoffman Lydia Hoffman (2013)

15 min | Short, Drama

6.6
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A young woman invites a vagabond to stay the night at her house but her feelings of insecurity threaten to overshadow the visit.

Writer: Dustin Guy Defa | Director: Dustin Guy Defa | Stars: Hannah Gross, Chris Maggio, Dakota O'Hara, Lance de los Reyes

Votes: 5

21. How to Speak Clearly (2013)

Short, Drama

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Writer: David Fetzer | Director: Kenny Riches | Stars: Dustin Guy Defa, Frank Gerrish, Morgan Lund, Lindsay Pulsipher

22. Jitterbug (2008)

19 min | Short

7.7
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The story of two pickpockets with a routine -- seduce young ladies and loot their purses. The normal balance of the duo is threatened when one of the them develops romantic urges for his next intended victim.

Writer: Dustin Guy Defa | Director: Dustin Guy Defa | Stars: David Fetzer, Shantel Bennet, John Kuehne, Allison Baar

Votes: 18

23. Killer Friend (2013)

25 min | Short, Drama

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Set in 1979, an unusually introspective high school student, Steve, gives an expose on progressive rock, and the book 'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance' in his bedroom. Randy, who ... See full summary »

Writer: Kurt Husemoller | Director: Kurt Husemoller | Stars: Benjamin Harter, Dana Kreitz, Robin Friend Stift

24. Declaration of War (2013)

7 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

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George W Bush declares war on terror to a joint session of Congress on September 20, 2001.

Director: Dustin Guy Defa

25. Short Talks (2008– )

Talk-Show

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Way back in 2008 filmmaker Dan Haag (credited as Daniel Pook) started his series of annual interview collages with directors, actors and producers of short films at the Berlin International... See full summary »

Stars: Kazik Radwanski, Paul Negoescu, Daniel Montgomery, Raphael Keric

26. Lost Turtle (2009)

15 min | Short

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Writer: Dustin Guy Defa | Director: Dustin Guy Defa | Stars: Dustin Guy Defa, Izabella Tolman, Catherine Fordham

28. The Show About the Show (2015– )
Episode: Caveh Zahedi (2015)

Comedy

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Independent filmmaker Caveh Zahedi tries to persuade a Brooklyn Cable Network to give him money to make a meta-series TV show in which each episode will be about the making of the previous episode.

Creator: Caveh Zahedi | Director: Caveh Zahedi | Stars: Ruqayyah Albaari, Arnold Barkus, Dustin Guy Defa, Amanda Field

29. The Show About the Show (2015– )
Episode: Paraplegic Threesome (2015)

Comedy

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During the filming of the pilot episode, Caveh becomes obsessed by the sexual exploits of his co-star, Eleonore Hendricks, and decides to re-enact them. Despite Caveh's fear of censorship, the show is picked up for a full series.

Writer: Caveh Zahedi | Director: Caveh Zahedi | Stars: Kentucker Audley, Jason Banker, Dustin Guy Defa, Dana Eskelson