INTERTEXTUALITY: the history of films through the meta-cinema

this list is about movies about filmmaking, set in studios/ movie theaters, referencing to other movies, or whose characters come from the cinema universe and which deal with the problems of mise-en-scène and film.

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1.
Lisbon Story (1994)
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The director Friedrich Monroe has trouble with finishing a silent b&w movie about Lisbon. He calls his friend... (100 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
 
2.
The Lost Ending (2003 Documentary)
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(50 mins.)
Director: Mario Sesti
 
3.
(1963)
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A harried movie director retreats into his memories and fantasies. (138 mins.)
 
4.
Nickelodeon (1976)
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This homage to the childhood days of the motion pictures starts in 1910, when the young attorney Leo... (121 mins.)
 
5.
Ed Wood (1994)
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An ambitious but troubled movie director tries his best to fulfill his dream, despite his lack of support. (127 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
 
6.
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
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Two bumbling store clerks inadvertently erase the footage from all of the tapes in their video rental store. In order to keep the business running, they re-shoot every film in the store with their own camera, with a budget of zero dollars. (102 mins.)
Director: Michel Gondry
 
7.
Sogni d'oro (1981)
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(105 mins.)
Director: Nanni Moretti
 
8.
The Lady Without Camelias (1953)
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A new starlet is discovered and has ups and downs in Italian films. (101 mins.)
 
9.
Nitrate Base (1996 Documentary)
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The film celebrates the 100th anniversary of the birth of cinema. It presents the technical and artistic evolution of the motion pictures... (87 mins.)
Director: Marco Ferreri
 
10.
The Player (1992)
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A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one? (124 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
 
11.
Irma Vep (1996)
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A Chinese movie actress, in France to star in a remake of "Les Vampires", finds petty intrigues and clashing egos on the set. (99 mins.)
Director: Olivier Assayas
 
12.
Day for Night (1973)
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A committed film director struggles to complete his movie while coping with a myriad of crises, personal and professional, among the cast and crew. (115 mins.)
 
13.
The Last Tycoon (1976)
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F.Scott Fitzgerald's novel is brought to life in this story of a movie producer slowly working himself to death. (123 mins.)
Director: Elia Kazan
 
14.
S.O.B. (1981)
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A movie producer who made a huge flop tries to salvage his career by revamping his film as an erotic production, where its family-friendly star takes her top off. (122 mins.)
Director: Blake Edwards
 
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Un lugar en el cine (2008 Documentary)
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The commitment of three film directors used to structure a story that calls for reflection. Greek Theo Angelopoulos traveling from Athens to Ostia... (106 mins.)
Director: Alberto Morais
 
17.
Colpo d'occhio (2008)
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(110 mins.)
Director: Sergio Rubini
 
18.
Good Morning Heartache (2008)
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The marriage of an actor and a freelance film editor breaks up unexpectedly in front of two filmmakers' camera. (93 mins.)
Director: Anna Negri
 
19.
Checosamanca (2006 Documentary)
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(98 mins.)
 
20.
The Cameraman (1928)
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Hopelessly in love with a woman working at MGM Studios, a clumsy man attempts to become a motion picture cameraman to be close to the object of his desire. (69 mins.)
Director: Edward Sedgwick
 
21.
Man with a Movie Camera (1929 Documentary)
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A man travels around a city with a camera slung over his shoulder, documenting urban life with dazzling invention. (68 mins.)
Director: Dziga Vertov
 
22.
Snuff-Movie (2005)
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Boris Arkadin is a horror film maker. His pregnant wife was brutally murdered by a Manson-like gang of hippy psychopaths during the 1960s... (92 mins.)
Director: Bernard Rose
 
23.
Freaks (1932)
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A circus' beautiful trapeze artist agrees to marry the leader of side-show performers, but his deformed friends discover she is only marrying him for his inheritance. (64 mins.)
Director: Tod Browning
 
24.
Monkey Business (1931)
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On a transatlantic crossing, the Marx brothers get up to their usual antics and manage to annoy just about everyone on board the ship. (77 mins.)
Director: Norman McLeod
 
25.
What Price Hollywood? (1932)
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The career of a waitress takes off when she meets an amiable drunken Hollywood producer. (88 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
26.
Hollywood Party (1934)
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Jimmy Durante is jungle star Schnarzan the Conqueror, but the public is tiring of his fake lions. So... (68 mins.)
 
27.
A Star Is Born (1954)
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A film star helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career on a downward spiral. (154 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
28.
The Rules of the Game (1939)
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A bourgeois life in France at the onset of World War II, as the rich and their poor servants meet up at a French chateau. (110 mins.)
Director: Jean Renoir
 
29.
Citizen Kane (1941)
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Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. (119 mins.)
Director: Orson Welles
 
30.
Sullivan's Travels (1941)
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A director of escapist films goes on the road as a hobo to learn about life, which gives him a rude awakening. (90 mins.)
Director: Preston Sturges
 
31.
All About Eve (1950)
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An ingenue insinuates herself into the company of an established but aging stage actress and her circle of theater friends. (138 mins.)
 
32.
Sunset Blvd. (1950)
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A screenwriter is hired to rework a faded silent film star's script only to find himself developing a dangerous relationship. (110 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
 
33.
The Ape Woman (1964)
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A modest Neapolitan man meets a young woman with excessive hairiness. He exhibits her at fairs and marries her.It is after marriage that he receives a tempting offer from a French manager. (93 mins.)
Director: Marco Ferreri
 
34.
Miramar (1997)
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Story with some autobiographical touches taken from director's life. Miramar is a teenager raised by his parents to be an artist... (82 mins.)
Director: Júlio Bressane
 
35.
5-25-77 (2007)
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Alienated, hopeful-filmmaker Pat Johnson's epic story growing up in rural Illinois, falling in love, and becoming the first fan of the movie that changed everything. (113 mins.)
 
36.
Boy Meets Girl (1984)
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Paris by night. Alex, 22, wants to become a filmmaker. He is fascinated by first times and his girlfriend... (100 mins.)
Director: Leos Carax
 
37.
Cold Souls (2009)
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Paul is an actor who feels bogged down by his participation in a production of Chekov's play, Vanya. (101 mins.)
Director: Sophie Barthes
 
38.
Glory to the Filmmaker! (2007)
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Takeshi Kitano plays a version of himself in which he's a struggling director cycling through a number of different genres in an effort to complete his latest project. (108 mins.)
Director: Takeshi Kitano
 
39.
The Left-Hand Side of the Fridge (2000)
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Christophe agrees to be filmed by his roommate Stéphane, while he is searching for a meaningful engineering job... (90 mins.)
 
40.
Red Hollywood (1996 Documentary)
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A documentary that examines the films made by the victims of the Hollywood Blacklist and offers a radically difference perspective on a key period in the history of American cinema. (118 mins.)
 
41.
Fantasma (2006)
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A solitary man whose only pastime is to go to a movie theater, the Teatro San Martín, on Corrientes Avenue in Buenos Aires. There he exorcise his ghosts. (63 mins.)
Director: Lisandro Alonso
 
42.
Di me cosa ne sai (2009 Documentary)
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A secret war has been waged in Italy. The first victims are the spectators. And film directors. (78 mins.)
Director: Valerio Jalongo
 
43.
White Hunter Black Heart (1990)
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A thinly fictionalized account of a legendary movie director, whose desire to hunt down an animal turns into a grim situation with his movie crew in Africa. (112 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
 
44.
This Film Is Not Yet Rated (2006 Documentary)
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Kirby Dick's exposé about the American movie ratings board. (98 mins.)
Director: Kirby Dick
 
45.
The Inner Circle (1991)
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The true story of Ivan Sanchin, the KGB officer who was Stalin's private film projectionist from 1939 until the dictator's death... (137 mins.)
 
46.
La vallée (1972)
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Filmmaker Barbet Schroeder explores themes of sexual freedom, mind alteration, and pursuit of paradise against the backdrop of an early 70's encounter with the Mapuga rain forest tribe in upland New Guinea. (106 mins.)
 
47.
Entourage (2004 TV Series)
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Film star Vince Chase navigates the vapid terrain of Los Angeles with a close circle of friends and his trusty agent. (28 mins.)
 
48.
Road to Nowhere (2010)
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A young filmmaker gets wrapped up in a crime while shooting his new project on location. (121 mins.)
Director: Monte Hellman
 
49.
Side by Side (2012 Documentary)
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The documentary investigates the history, process and workflow of both digital and photochemical film creation. (99 mins.)
Director: Chris Kenneally
 
50.
Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (1991 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Documentary that chronicles how Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now was plagued by extraordinary script, shooting, budget, and casting problems--nearly destroying the life and career of the celebrated director. (96 mins.)
 
51.
Coda: Thirty Years Later (2007 Documentary)
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A behind-the-scenes look at the trials and tribulations of filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola directing his first film in ten years... (60 mins.)
Director: Eleanor Coppola
 
52.
¡Three Amigos! (1986)
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Three actors accept an invitation to a Mexican village to perform their onscreen bandit fighter roles, unaware that it is the real thing. (104 mins.)
Director: John Landis
 
53.
The Last Shot (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A movie director-screenwriter finds a man to finance his latest project but soon discovers that the producer is actually an undercover FBI agent working on a mob sting operation. (93 mins.)
Director: Jeff Nathanson
 
54.
8MM (1999)
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A private investigator is hired to discover if a "snuff film" is authentic or not. (123 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher
 
55.
Ararat (2002)
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Interrogated by a customs officer, a young man recounts how his life was changed during the making of a film about the Armenian genocide. (115 mins.)
Director: Atom Egoyan
 
56.
Living in Oblivion (1995)
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Film about filmmaking. It takes place during one day on set of non-budget movie. Ultimate tribute to all independent filmmakers. (90 mins.)
Director: Tom DiCillo
 
57.
Bowfinger (1999)
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When a desperate movie producer fails to get a major star for his bargain basement film, he decides to shoot the film secretly around him. (97 mins.)
Director: Frank Oz
 
58.
Contempt (1963)
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Screenwriter Paul Javal's marriage to his wife Camille disintegrates during movie production as she spends time with the producer. Layered conflicts between art and business ensue. (103 mins.)
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
 
59.
One Hundred and One Nights (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Monsieur Cinema, a hundred years old, lives alone in a large villa. His memories fade away, so he engages... (101 mins.)
Director: Agnès Varda
 
60.
Good morning Babilonia (1987)
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After the bankruptcy of their father's stonemasonry firm, Nicola and Andrea emigrate to America to restore their fortunes... (117 mins.)
 
61.
Lumière and Company (1995 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
40 international directors were asked to make a short film using the original Cinematographe invented by the Lumière brothers. (88 mins.)
 
62.
The Kid Stays in the Picture (2002 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Documentary about legendary Paramount producer Robert Evans (the film shares the same name as Evans's famous 1994 autobiography). (93 mins.)
 
63.
Of Time and the City (2008 Documentary)
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A filmmaker looks at the history and transformation of his birthplace, Liverpool, England. (74 mins.)
Director: Terence Davies
 
64.
Welcome to Hollywood (1998)
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A film director (Adam Rifkin) decides to chart the course of a young actor (Tony Markes) as he tries to make it in Hollywood... (89 mins.)
 
65.
Venus in Fur (2013)
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An actress attempts to convince a director how she's perfect for a role in his upcoming production. (96 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
 
66.
Red Flag (2012)
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A solipsistic filmmaker takes his independent film on tour. Hoping to escape the pain of his recent breakup... (85 mins.)
Director: Alex Karpovsky
 
67.
Four Rooms (1995)
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Four interlocking tales that take place in a fading hotel on New Year's Eve. (98 mins.)
 
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69.
A Decade Under the Influence (2003 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A documentary examining the decade of the 1970s as a turning point in American cinema. Some of today's best filmmakers interview the influential directors of that time. (138 mins.)
 
70.
Two in the Wave (2010 Documentary)
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Two in the Wave is the story of a friendship. Jean-Luc Godard was born in 1930; Francois Truffaut two years later... (91 mins.)
 
71.
Cannes, 60 ans d'histoires (2007 Documentary)
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(110 mins.)
Director: Gilles Nadeau
 
72.
Marcello, una vita dolce (2006 Documentary)
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(98 mins.)
 
73.
Barton Fink (1991)
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A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood. (116 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
 
74.
Singin' in the Rain (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound. (103 mins.)
 
75.
A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Martin Scorsese describes his initial and growing obsession with films from the 1940s and 50s as the art form developed and grew with clips from classics and cult classics. (225 mins.)
 
76.
Lost in La Mancha (2002 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Terry Gilliam's doomed attempt to get his film, The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, off the ground. (93 mins.)
 
77.
The Movie Orgy (1968 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A compilation film designed to evoke nostalgia for the shared entertainment experiences of early baby boomers... (420 mins.)
Director: Joe Dante
 
78.
Clouds of May (1999)
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This is a movie within movie, which is almost recursive, i.e., the movie inside looks like director Ceylan's previous movie... (130 mins.)
 
79.
Hollywood or Bust (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A singer who can't pay his bookie joins a nerdy, star-struck movie fan and his Great Dane in a cross-country convertible ride to Hollywood. (95 mins.)
Director: Frank Tashlin
 
80.
Cecil B. DeMented (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
An insane independent film director and his renegade group of teenage filmmakers kidnap an A-list Hollywood actress and force her to star in their underground film. (87 mins.)
Director: John Waters
 
81.
State and Main (2000)
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A movie crew invades a small town whose residents are all too ready to give up their values for showbiz glitz. (105 mins.)
Director: David Mamet
 
82.
Altman (2014 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A look at the life and work of American film-maker Robert Altman. (96 mins.)
Director: Ron Mann
 
83.
Room 237 (2012 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
An exploration of various interpretations of Stanley Kubrick's horror film, The Shining. (102 mins.)
Director: Rodney Ascher
 
84.
The Day of the Locust (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An art director in the 1930s falls in love and attempts to make a young woman an actress despite Hollywood who wants nothing to do with her because of her problems with an estranged man and her alcoholic father. (144 mins.)
 
85.
The Big Picture (1989)
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Film school grad Nick Chapman thought his career was made after his award winning short film, but discovered Hollywood wasn't as easy as it seems. (100 mins.)
 
86.
Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock 'N' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood (2003 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A look at 1970s Hollywood when it was known as New Hollywood, and the director was the star of the movie. (119 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Bowser
 
87.
Il treno va a Mosca (2013 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The end of an era and the end of a dream through the eyes of Sauro Ravaglia, an Italian amateur film-maker, barber and communist. (70 mins.)
 
88.
The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A comprehensive history of the medium and art of motion pictures. (60 mins.)
 
89.
Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A simple yet timeless love story between a man and a woman, told using scenes edited together from hundreds of other films. (84 mins.)
Director: György Pálfi
 
90.
Medium Cool (1969)
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A TV news reporter finds himself becoming personally involved in the violence that erupts around the 1968 Democratic National Convention. (111 mins.)
Director: Haskell Wexler
 
91.
The American Nightmare (2000 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
An examination into the nature of 1960's-70's horror films, the involved artists, and how they reflected contemporary society. (73 mins.)
Director: Adam Simon
 
92.
Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969)
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Documentary film-maker Bob Sanders and his wife Carol attend a group therapy session that serves as the backdrop for the opening scenes of the film... (105 mins.)
Director: Paul Mazursky
 
93.
Wag the Dog (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Shortly before an election, a spin-doctor and a Hollywood producer join efforts to fabricate a war in order to cover up a presidential sex scandal. (97 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
 
94.
What Just Happened (2008)
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Two weeks in the life of a fading Hollywood producer who's having a rough time trying to get his new picture made. (104 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
 
95.
Grand Canyon (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Grand Canyon revolved around six residents from different backgrounds whose lives intertwine in modern-day Los Angeles... (134 mins.)
Director: Lawrence Kasdan
 
96.
Mistress (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A comedy about a screenwriter (Wuhl) whose old movie script is read by a producer (Landau) and the search for financial backers begins... (110 mins.)
Director: Barry Primus
 
97.
Swimming with Sharks (1994)
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A young, naive Hollywood studio assistant finally turns the tables on his incredibly abusive producer boss. (93 mins.)
Director: George Huang
 
98.
Mulholland Dr. (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality. (147 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
 
99.
Tropic Thunder (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Through a series of freak occurrences, a group of actors shooting a big-budget war movie are forced to become the soldiers they are portraying. (107 mins.)
Director: Ben Stiller
 
100.
L.A. Confidential (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
As corruption grows in 1950s LA, three policemen - one strait-laced, one brutal, and one sleazy - investigate a series of murders with their own brand of justice. (138 mins.)
Director: Curtis Hanson