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R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama
A washed-up actor, who once played an iconic superhero, battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career and himself in the days leading up to the opening of his Broadway play.
Writers: Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Armando Bo, Raymond Carver | Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu | Stars: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough
2. Moulin Rouge! (2001)
PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets in this stylish musical, with music drawn from familiar 20th century sources.
6. Rosemary's Baby (1968)
R | 136 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A young couple move into a new apartment, only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins controlling her life.
7. Shakespeare in Love (1998)
R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young Shakespeare, out of ideas and short of cash, meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays.
8. Cape Fear (1991)
R | 128 min | Crime, Thriller
A convicted rapist, released from prison after serving a fourteen-year sentence, stalks the family of the lawyer who originally defended him.
9. Due Date (2010)
R | 95 min | Comedy
High-strung father-to-be Peter Highman is forced to hitch a ride with aspiring actor Ethan Tremblay on a road trip in order to make it to his child's birth on time.
13. Scream 3 (2000)
R | 116 min | Horror, Mystery
While Sidney and her friends visit the Hollywood set of Stab 3, the third film based on the Woodsboro murders, a new Ghostface begins to terrorize them once again.
14. All About Eve (1950)
Approved | 138 min | Drama
An ingenue insinuates herself in to the company of an established but aging stage actress and her circle of theater friends.
16. Big Fat Liar (2002)
PG | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
After a young boy's school essay erroneously finds its way into the hands of a Hollywood producer who turns the idea into a hit film, the boy travels to Los Angeles to claim his credit.
Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama
A filmmaker decides to memorialize a murdered friend when his friend's ex-girlfriend announces she is expecting his son.
18. Fever Pitch (2005)
PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Lindsay is stuck in the middle of her relationship with Ben and his passion for the Boston Red Sox.
21. Inland Empire (2006)
R | 180 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
As an actress starts to adopt the persona of her character in a film, her world starts to become nightmarish and surreal.
22. Open Your Eyes (1997)
R | 117 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A very handsome man finds the love of his life, but he suffers an accident and needs to have his face rebuilt by surgery after it is severely disfigured.
23. The Comeback (2005– )
TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy
An ex A-list celebrity attempts to rekindle the flame of her once prominent acting career with nothing but a camera crew and some determination.
24. S1m0ne (2002)
PG-13 | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A producer's film is endangered when his star walks off, so he decides to digitally create an actress to substitute for the star, becoming an overnight sensation that everyone thinks is a real person.
27. The Messenger (I) (2009)
R | 113 min | Drama, Romance, War
An American soldier struggles with an ethical dilemma when he becomes involved with a widow of a fallen officer.
28. The Reckoning (II) (2002)
R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A priest on the lam takes up with a traveling band of actors, who then discover a murder has occurred and try to solve it by recreating the crime in a play.
29. Camp (2003)
PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Musical, Drama
After a series of Broadway flops, songwriter Bert Hanley (Dixon) goes to work at a musical camp for young performers. Inspired by the kids, he finds an opportunity to regain success by staging an altogether new production.
30. Henry's Crime (2010)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Released from prison for a crime he didn't commit, an ex-con targets the same bank he was sent away for robbing.
31. Shadow of the Vampire (2000)
R | 92 min | Drama, Horror
The filming of Nosferatu is hampered by the fact that the star is taking his role far more seriously than what seems humanly possible.
32. The Notorious Bettie Page (2005)
R | 91 min | Biography, Drama
The life of Bettie Page, a 1950s pin-up model and one of the first sex icons in America, who became the target of a Senate investigation due to her risqué bondage photos.
33. City Island (2009)
PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama
The Rizzos, a family who doesn't share their habits, aspirations, and careers with one another, find their delicate web of lies disturbed by the arrival of a young ex-con (Strait) brought ... See full summary »
34. Two Girls and a Guy (1997)
R | 84 min | Comedy, Drama
Two girls, Carla and Lou meet on the street outside a loft waiting for their boyfriends. In a short time, they find out that they're waiting for the same guy - young actor Blake, who said ... See full summary »
35. Perfect Blue (1997)
R | 81 min | Animation, Horror, Mystery
A retired pop-singer-turned-actress' sense of reality is shaken when she is stalked by an obsessed fan and seemingly a ghost of her past.
36. James Dean (2001 TV Movie)
PG | 120 min | Biography, Drama
A biopic about the actor James Dean, whose stardom of the ultimate teenage rebel as well as the premature death made him a legend. His roles are depicted having much in common with his ... See full summary »
37. Full Frontal (2002)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Romance
A day in the life of a group of men and women in Hollywood, in the hours leading up to a friend's birthday party.
38. Hamlet 2 (2008)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Music
In this irreverent comedy, a failed actor-turned-worse-high-school-drama-teacher rallies his Tucson, AZ students as he conceives and stages politically incorrect musical sequel to Shakespeare's Hamlet.
39. The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004)
Not Rated | 122 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The feature adaptation of Roger Lewis' book about the actor best remembered as Inspector Clouseau in the Pink Panther movies.
40. Stage Beauty (2004)
R | 106 min | Drama
A female theatre dresser creates a stir and sparks a revolution in seventeenth century London theatre by playing Desedmona in Othello. But what will become of the male actor she once worked for and eventually replaced?
41. The Apartment (1996)
R | 116 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Max is on his way to Tokyo. He lives in Paris and likes to flirt but has decided to get married. By chance, he seems to have seen Lisa, his greatest love, in a cafe. Max forgets everything,... See full summary »
42. Dear Frankie (2004)
PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Romance
After having responded to her son's numerous letters in the guise of his father, a woman hires a stranger to pose as his dad when meeting him.
43. Being Julia (2004)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Set in '30s London, the film involves stage actors and their experiences with love and revenge.
44. For Your Consideration (2006)
PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy
Three actors learn that their respective performances in the film "Home for Purim," a drama set in the mid-1940s American South, are generating award-season buzz.
45. Topsy-Turvy (1999)
R | 154 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
After Gilbert and Sullivan's latest play is critically panned, the frustrated team threatens to disband until it is inspired to write the masterpiece "The Mikado."
47. 3 Holes and a Smoking Gun (2015)
90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An ex-Hollywood screenwriter, now teaching an evening class in New York, finds himself in a battle of wits with a devious screen writing student.
48. Molière (2007)
PG-13 | 120 min | Comedy, History
Imprisoned for debt, playwright Molière is rescued by an aristocrat who needs his help in order to seduce a young marquise.
49. Code Unknown (2000)
118 min | Drama, Romance, War
Jean, a farm lad, wants to escape his silent father; he runs to Paris to his older brother, Georges, who's away covering the war in Kosovo. Angry, he throws a bag of half-eaten pastry into ... See full summary »
50. Outrageous Fortune (1987)
R | 99 min | Comedy
Lauren and Sandy are total opposites who end up in the same acting class and who don't know they are sharing a lover. When he disappears under mysterious circumstances they refuse to ... See full summary »