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1. Trumbo (2015)

R | 124 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.5
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60 Metascore

In 1947, Dalton Trumbo was Hollywood's top screenwriter, until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs.

Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane, Helen Mirren, Louis C.K.

Votes: 46,498

2. In & Out (1997)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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70 Metascore

A midwestern teacher questions his sexuality after a former student makes a comment about him at the Academy Awards.

Director: Frank Oz | Stars: Kevin Kline, Joan Cusack, Tom Selleck, Matt Dillon

Votes: 32,600 | Gross: $63.83M

3. The Bad and the Beautiful (1952)

Unrated | 118 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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An unscrupulous movie producer uses an actress, a director and a writer to achieve success.

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Lana Turner, Kirk Douglas, Walter Pidgeon, Dick Powell

Votes: 9,797

4. A Star Is Born (1937)

Not Rated | 111 min | Drama

7.6
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A young woman comes to Hollywood with dreams of stardom, but achieves them only with the help of an alcoholic leading man whose best days are behind him.

Directors: William A. Wellman, Jack Conway | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Fredric March, Adolphe Menjou, May Robson

Votes: 5,352

5. The Bodyguard (1992)

R | 129 min | Action, Drama, Music

6.1
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A former Secret Service agent takes on the job of bodyguard to a pop singer, whose lifestyle is most unlike a President's.

Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Kevin Costner, Whitney Houston, Gary Kemp, Bill Cobbs

Votes: 90,826 | Gross: $121.95M

6. A Star Is Born (1954)

Approved | 154 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.8
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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.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Judy Garland, James Mason, Jack Carson, Charles Bickford

Votes: 10,757 | Gross: $4.36M

7. Liz & Dick (2012 TV Movie)

88 min | Biography, Drama

4.1
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The torrid relationship between Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.

Director: Lloyd Kramer | Stars: Lindsay Lohan, Grant Bowler, Theresa Russell, David Hunt

Votes: 3,561

8. The Death of "Superman Lives": What Happened? (2015)

Not Rated | 104 min | Documentary

7.1
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A documentary about the proposed 1998 Superman Lives feature film that would have starred Nicolas Cage.

Director: Jon Schnepp | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Tim Burton, Kevin Smith, Dan Gilroy

Votes: 3,255

9. Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999 TV Movie)

R | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.1
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This biography of Dorothy Dandridge follows her career through early days on the club circuit with her sister to her turn in movies, including becoming the first black actress to win a Best... See full summary »

Director: Martha Coolidge | Stars: Halle Berry, Brent Spiner, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Obba Babatundé

Votes: 2,643

10. Peter's Friends (1992)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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Six former college friends, with two new friends, gather for a New Year's Eve weekend reunion at a large English countryside manor after ten years to reminisce about the good times now long gone.

Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry, Emma Thompson, Kenneth Branagh

Votes: 8,549 | Gross: $4.06M

11. Tees Maar Khan (2010)

135 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

2.5
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Posing as a movie producer, a conman attempts to trick an entire village into helping him rob a treasure-laden train.

Director: Farah Khan | Stars: Katrina Kaif, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, Anil Kapoor

Votes: 8,362 | Gross: $1.08M

12. Road to Bali (1952)

Approved | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

6.8
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Two unemployed show-biz pals accept treasure-diving work in Bali for a local princess and they find treasure,love and trouble.

Director: Hal Walker | Stars: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Murvyn Vye

Votes: 3,595

13. Trumbo (2007)

PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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71 Metascore

Through a focus on the life of Dalton Trumbo (1905-1976), this film examines the effects on individuals and families of a congressional pursuit of Hollywood Communists after World War II. ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Askin | Stars: Dalton Trumbo, Joan Allen, Brian Dennehy, Michael Douglas

Votes: 838 | Gross: $7.85M

14. Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles (2014)

PG-13 | 91 min | Documentary, Biography

6.8
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67 Metascore

A look at the life and work of the great theatre, radio and film artist.

Director: Chuck Workman | Stars: Orson Welles, Simon Callow, Christopher Welles, Joanne Hill Styles

Votes: 507 | Gross: $0.02M

15. The Star (1952)

Approved | 89 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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A washed-up movie queen finds romance, but still desires a comeback.

Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Bette Davis, Sterling Hayden, Natalie Wood, Warner Anderson

Votes: 2,331

16. The Oscar (1966)

Approved | 119 min | Drama

5.1
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Snotty Hollywood actor becomes even more full of himself after he's nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor.

Director: Russell Rouse | Stars: Stephen Boyd, Elke Sommer, Milton Berle, Eleanor Parker

Votes: 788

17. Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired (2008)

Unrated | 99 min | Documentary, Crime

7.3
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78 Metascore

Examines the public scandal and private tragedy which led to legendary filmmaker Roman Polanski's sudden flight from the United States.

Director: Marina Zenovich | Stars: Andrew Braunsberg, Richard Brenneman, Douglas Dalton, Marilyn Beck

Votes: 4,204 | Gross: $0.06M

18. The Afghan (2016)

90 min | Action

5.2
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A bored teen piano prodigy has her life turned upside down one day when she learns her parents are divorcing. After a horrible accident that drives her to run away, Claire befriends a young... See full summary »

Director: Paula van der Oest | Stars: Hunter Bussemaker, Andrew Howard, Johan Leysen, Jemma Redgrave

Votes: 10

19. I Love Melvin (1953)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.7
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Melvin Hoover, a budding photographer for Look magazine, accidentally bumps into a young actress named Judy LeRoy in the park. They start to talk and Melvin soon offers to do a photo spread... See full summary »

Director: Don Weis | Stars: Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Una Merkel, Richard Anderson

Votes: 445

20. Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff (2010)

86 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
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71 Metascore

In 2001 Jack Cardiff (1914-2009) became the first director of photography in the history of the Academy Awards to win an Honorary Oscar. But the first time he clasped the famous statuette ... See full summary »

Director: Craig McCall | Stars: Jack Cardiff, Martin Scorsese, Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall

Votes: 901 | Gross: $0.02M

21. Garbage (2013)

88 min | Comedy, Drama

5.2
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Two garbage truck drivers in Hollywood become celebrities overnight after they find Cuba Gooding Jr.'s Best Supporting Actor Oscar for "Jerry Maguire" and suddenly their lives go topsy-turvy.

Director: Phil Volken | Stars: Jed Rees, Jon Huck, Alanna Ubach, Daryl Hannah

Votes: 510

22. Fame High (2012)

101 min | Documentary

6.5
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67 Metascore

Everyone dreams of fame. From the nail-biting freshman auditions to the spectacular year-end performances, Fame High captures the in-class and at-home drama, competition, heartbreak, and ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Hamilton Kennedy | Stars: Brittany Hayes, Ruby McCollister, Zak Astor, Grace Song

Votes: 258

23. Role Model: Gene Wilder (2008 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

8.1
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Director: Robert Trachtenberg | Stars: Gene Wilder, Alec Baldwin, Warren Beatty, Peter Boyle

Votes: 92

24. AppleBox (2011)

20 min | Short, Comedy

8.4
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James Bronson is a Hollywood Mega Star. He's at the top of his game -- and the top of his box. A full apple box, to be exact. At the height of his stardom, an unfortunate mishap occurs and ... See full summary »

Director: Rick Page | Stars: James Madio, Ron Livingston, Rick Gomez, Frank John Hughes

Votes: 18

25. CinemAbility (2013)

PG-13 | 98 min | Documentary

This documentary examines the ever-changing portrayals of disability story lines in film, TV and the web to see if the media has had a hand in transforming the societal inclusion of people with disabilities.

Director: Jenni Gold | Stars: Ben Affleck, Michael Apted, Adam Arkin, Paris Barclay

26. Unauthorized: The Harvey Weinstein Project (2011)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

6.5
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An uncensored look at the life and work of film producer Harvey Weinstein.

Director: Barry Avrich | Stars: Matt Affleck, Ken Auletta, Peter Bart, Peter Biskind

Votes: 274

27. Aqua Seafoam Shame (2012)

63 min | Documentary, News

7.4
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If Michael Moore were a lady who went after companies who still produce plastic, when the Pacific Garbage Patch is now the size of the continental United States. This Pacific Ocean Trash ... See full summary »

Director: Veronica Grey | Stars: Robert August, Marc Bailey, Alisa Becerra, Trevor Bernard

Votes: 8

28. Frank Capra's American Dream (1997 TV Movie)

PG | 115 min | Documentary, Biography

7.4
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Ron Howard hosts a biography of the life and career of filmmaker Frank Capra, including interviews with the director's friends, colleagues and admirers.

Director: Kenneth Bowser | Stars: Ron Howard, Robert Altman, Jeanine Basinger, Edward Bernds

Votes: 193

29. The Joker Returns (2010)

5 min | Short, Action, Horror

6.3
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From the dark and dreary confines of prolonged incarceration, The Joker returns with yet another crazy-minded agenda.

Director: Robert L. Bradley IV | Stars: Matt Cinquanta, Tatiane de Oliveira

Votes: 34

30. Viola: The Traveling Rooms of a Little Giant (2008)

9 min | Short

6.3
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Seven-year-old Viola packs a suitcase and climbs a floating staircase into the sky. She soon discovers that her journey will unite her past, present, and future into a fanciful adventure, part life and part dream.

Director: Shih-Ting Hung | Stars: Erin Fleming, Zev McAllister, Christina Robinson, Jean Tanner

Votes: 40

31. Alice in Movieland (1940)

Approved | 22 min | Short, Drama, Music

5.9
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In a U.S. town that could be anywhere, 18-year-old Alice Purdee wins a free trip to Hollywood. With the assistance of a cheerful porter, she takes the night train and dreams about her ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Joan Leslie, Nana Bryant, Clara Blandick, Clarence Muse

Votes: 170

32. Shooting the Hollywood Stars (2011 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

7.5
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Photographer Rankin aims to recreate several iconic photographs of various Hollywood stars, while also discovering the stories behind the camera.

Director: Vivi Mellegard | Stars: Rankin, Selma Blair, Clara Bow, Charles Chaplin

Votes: 14

33. What's Cookin' Doc? (1944)

9 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.2
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When James Cagney wins the Oscar Bugs shows a clip from "Hiawatha's Rabbit Hunt" (1941) and demands a recount of the voting.

Directors: Robert Clampett, Friz Freleng | Stars: Mel Blanc, Robert C. Bruce

Votes: 278

34. The Oscar for the Best Actor (2013)

7 min | Short, Comedy

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And the Oscar for the Best Actor goes to - another French actor.

Director: Rodrig Andrisan | Star: Rodrig Andrisan

35. The Oprah Winfrey Oscar Special (2007 TV Movie)

Talk-Show

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Stars: George Clooney, Russell Crowe, Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Hudson

Votes: 31

36. Elizabeth Taylor - An Intimate Portrait (1975 TV Movie)

67 min | Documentary, Biography

6.4
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Vintage 1975 documentary about the life of movie queen Elizabeth Taylor hosted by Peter Lawford, and featuring appearances by actors Roddy McDowall and Rock Hudson, directors Richard Brooks... See full summary »

Director: Pat Shields | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Brooks, Rock Hudson, Peter Lawford

Votes: 47

37. Mount Olympus: The Creation (2016)

48 min | Documentary

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"Mt Olympus the Creation" A second documentary about Mt. Olympus Greece, following the success of the "Elassona Secret path to Mt. Olympus" in international festivals. THE WORLD PREMIERE "... See full summary »

Directors: Athina Krikeli, Dimitris Zisopoulos, George Zouvelos | Stars: Athina Krikeli, Ioannis Stratakis, David Washington

38. From the Ends of the Earth (1939)

Documentary, Short

2.9
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An MGM short showing how materials are shipped by boat 'From the Ends of the Earth' to Hollywood. Featuring footage from the MGM films being made at the time. Such as The Women, Thunder ... See full summary »

Stars: Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Wallace Beery, Ina Claire

Votes: 79

39. Crawford at Warners (2008 Video)

15 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

1.3
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Trying to control fiery Bette Davis, Jack Warner hired MGM veteran star Joan Crawford at his studio, spawning a string of dramatic hits and misses and her successful transition to middle-aged leading lady.

Director: Peter Fitzgerald | Stars: Jeanine Basinger, Richard Barrios, Christina Crawford, Molly Haskell

Votes: 60

40. Henry Fonda: The Man and His Movies (1982 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

9.0
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Arthur Hill narrates the life and career of iconic American actor Henry Fonda are depicted through film clips and archival footage.

Director: Thomas Royal | Stars: Henry Fonda, Arthur Hill, Jane Fonda, Shirlee Fonda

Votes: 41

41. Mrs. Ladybug (1940)

7 min | Animation, Short

5.4
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Director: Rudolf Ising | Stars: Sara Berner, Mel Blanc, The Rhythmettes

Votes: 14

42. Alan Arkin: Live from the TCM Classic Film Festival (2015 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, Talk-Show

7.9
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Academy Award-winning actor Alan Arkin discusses his life and career with TCM host Robert Osborne at the 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival.

Director: Sam Cameron | Stars: Alan Arkin, Robert Osborne

Votes: 11

43. Academy Award Songs (1960 TV Movie)

60 min | Music

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Stars: Nat 'King' Cole, The Four Aces, Gogi Grant, Elsa Lanchester

44. The Broadcast Tapes of Dr. Peter (1993)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
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An intimate, first-person story documenting the last two years in the life of a young doctor with AIDS.

Director: David Paperny | Star: Peter Jepson-Young

Votes: 20

45. Dream Job (2011– )

Comedy

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'Dream Job' follows two ambitious young woman as they embark on their all-consuming jobs: executive assistants to acclaimed producers in the entertainment industry. They soon find out their... See full summary »

Stars: Vita Lusty, Kaja Martin, William Thomas Jones, Mark Sande

Votes: 7

46. The Oscar Party (2011)

6 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

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The worst time to break up is 1 minute before the Oscar party starts.

Director: Ptolemy Slocum | Stars: Gregory Burke, Eliza Skinner, Sara Jo Allocco, Elaine Carroll

47. Austin Entertainment Live! (2010– )

44 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: David Born, Andrew Heller, Bob Hudgins, Brooke Montfort

48. Imagine Me (2005)

8 min | Short, Drama

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A teenage boy is mortified when his mother catches him alone in his bedroom... rehearsing with himself. He plans to win the Academy Award but his mom just wants him to get a job. Undeterred he shoots for the stars.

Director: Michael Cox

49. If We Picked the Winners (1998 TV Movie)

Talk-Show

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In their 16th annual special, Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert choose who would win the Academy Awards if they were the ones making the decisions.

Stars: Gene Siskel, Roger Ebert

50. Hollywood Struggles Starring the Brentwood Girls (2010)

20 min | Short, Comedy

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Marilyn and Penelope take a serpentine journey through all things Hollywood. Their friends call them The Brentwood Girls because Marilyn's and Penelope's goal is to produce their own show entitled (what else?) The Brentwood Girls.

Directors: Gloria Kisel, Martin Blasick | Stars: Gloria Kisel, Natasha Blasick, Amanda Jane Avis, Martin Blasick