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1. The Notorious Bettie Page (2005)

R | 91 min | Biography, Drama

6.6
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64 Metascore

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.

Director: Mary Harron | Stars: Gretchen Mol, Lili Taylor, Chris Bauer, Jared Harris

Votes: 8,994 | Gross: $1.41M

2. Myra Breckinridge (1970)

X | 94 min | Comedy

4.3
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Myron Breckinridge is waiting for her sex-change operation while a stoned surgeon stumbles into the operating room. Before the drugged doctor begins Myron's operation, he counsels him. ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Sarne | Stars: Mae West, John Huston, Raquel Welch, Rex Reed

Votes: 2,278 | Gross: $3.00M

3. Love, Marilyn (2012)

Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary, Biography

7.3
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51 Metascore

Modern day celebrities interpret excerpts from memoirs written by people who knew Marilyn Monroe as well as her recently discovered personal journals and letters.

Director: Liz Garbus | Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Elizabeth Banks, Adrien Brody, Ellen Burstyn

Votes: 1,251

4. Luck by Chance (2009)

156 min | Drama

7.1
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58 Metascore

When Vikram gets tapped to play the male lead in a Bollywood film, he can't believe his luck. But it may ruin his relationship with his girlfriend.

Director: Zoya Akhtar | Stars: Farhan Akhtar, Konkona Sen Sharma, Rishi Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia

Votes: 6,970 | Gross: $0.36M

5. Allyson Is Watching (1997)

R | 90 min | Drama

4.9
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Innocent, sexy Allyson leaves her boyfriend Peter to go to acting classes in Los Angeles. In Los Angeles she rents a room in an apartment building from the grumpy Mr. Merry next to the ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Kubilos | Stars: Caroline Ambrose, James Horan, David Andriole, Jack DeLeon

Votes: 272

6. Casting By (2012)

TV-14 | 89 min | Documentary

7.6
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70 Metascore

The surprising, never-before-told tale of the indispensable yet unsung Casting Director - Iconoclasts whose keen eye, exquisite taste and gut instincts redefined Hollywood.

Director: Tom Donahue | Stars: Deborah Aquila, Risa Bramon Garcia, Ellen Chenoweth, Marion Dougherty

Votes: 1,164 | Gross: $0.01M

7. Confessions of a Go-Go Girl (2008 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 88 min | Drama

5.4
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Jane McCoy, a recent college graduate, much to her parent's dismay, decides to scrap her plans for law school to pursue an acting career full-time. Struggling to make ends meet, she meets a... See full summary »

Director: Grant Harvey | Stars: Chelsea Hobbs, Sarah Carter, Corbin Bernsen, Rachel Hunter

Votes: 335

8. Little Sharks (1992)

87 min | Comedy

7.7
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When dishwasher Ingo, whose girl-friend has just left him, returns a borrowed bar stool to the Folkwang Acting School in Essen, he stumbles into the audition for next year's new students. ... See full summary »

Director: Sönke Wortmann | Stars: Jürgen Vogel, Kai Wiesinger, Gedeon Burkhard, Meret Becker

Votes: 1,106

9. Hollywood Dreams (2006)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.4
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52 Metascore

In the City of Angels, a young Iowan girl (Frederick) fresh off the bus falls in love with a promising actor (Kirk).

Director: Henry Jaglom | Stars: Tanna Frederick, Justin Kirk, David Proval, Zack Norman

Votes: 160 | Gross: $0.17M

10. Merton of the Movies (1947)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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A Kansas bumpkin goes to Hollywood to become a movie star and gets a job burlesquing his favorite actor - only he thinks the role is serious.

Director: Robert Alton | Stars: Red Skelton, Virginia O'Brien, Gloria Grahame, Leon Ames

Votes: 233

11. Dramatic School (1938)

Passed | 80 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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Aspiring actress Louise Muban attends the prestigious Paris School of Drama during the day and works at a dreary factory assembling gas meters at night. She daydreams and "acts" her way ... See full summary »

Director: Robert B. Sinclair | Stars: Luise Rainer, Paulette Goddard, Alan Marshal, Lana Turner

Votes: 257

12. No Shame (2001)

116 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Director: Joaquín Oristrell | Stars: Verónica Forqué, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Candela Peña, Carmen Balagué

Votes: 319

13. The Nut Farm (1935)

Approved | 65 min | Comedy

5.5
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Bob and Helen decide to move to California and make a fresh start. Bob wants to buy a nut farm, but Helen dreams of being in the movies. While Bob is looking for a farm to buy, Helen is ... See full summary »

Director: Melville W. Brown | Stars: Wallace Ford, Betty Alden, Florence Roberts, Spencer Charters

Votes: 57

14. Moonlight in Vermont (1943)

Approved | 62 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.0
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A poor country girl from Vermont travels to New York City to attend a theatrical school.

Director: Edward C. Lilley | Stars: Gloria Jean, Ray Malone, George Dolenz, Fay Helm

Votes: 16

15. Stage Struck (1948)

Passed | 71 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.5
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The police find the body of hostess Helen Howard (Wanda McKay), disposed of by petty racketeer Nick Mantee (Kane Richmond) after she was shot in his Bluejay night club by Benny Nordick (... See full summary »

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Kane Richmond, Audrey Long, Conrad Nagel, Ralph Byrd

Votes: 22

16. Star Struck (1996)

Approved | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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A boy from the Midwest comes to Hollywood in search of a dream: he wants to be a star. He finds acting teacher Aaron Gillespie who bills himself as "The Buddah of Buddahs" of acting ... See full summary »

Director: Massimo Mazzucco | Stars: Scott Trost, Sean Michael Allen, Scott Caan, Michael Capellupo

Votes: 18

17. Reality School (2002)

14 min | Comedy, Short

8.2
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A school is started to teach reality Television contestants to be better actors.

Director: John Sparano | Stars: Richard Karn, Mark DeCarlo, Jay Michael Ferguson, Danica McKellar

Votes: 23

18. Addicted to Acting (2004)

108 min | Documentary

7.8
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Director: Andres Veiel | Stars: Karina Plachetka, Constanze Becker, Prodromos Antoniadis, Stephanie Stremler

Votes: 233

19. Pociag do Hollywood (1987)

97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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A young woman is bitten by the acting bug after seeing Marilyn Monroe in "Some Like It Hot". She patterns herself after MM and after finishing high school goes for screen tests to the Film ... See full summary »

Director: Radoslaw Piwowarski | Stars: Katarzyna Figura, Piotr Siwkiewicz, Rafal Wegrzyniak, Grazyna Krukówna

Votes: 86

20. Addicted to Blood (2011 Video)

92 min | Comedy, Horror

7.9
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'Addicted to Blood'follows one hot aspiring actor and a few gorgeous young actresses, after another, as they find themselves duped by a horny nest of vampires,leaded by the Dark and ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Oakley | Stars: Domiziano Arcangeli, Leslie Garza, Melanie Grunder, Ellina Adel

Votes: 7

21. Personal Affairs (1979)

96 min | Drama

7.0
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The story follows the five months in the life of Belgrade student Maja Sabljic, an actress to be, from her high school graduation day (at the end of May) until mid September when she tries ... See full summary »

Director: Aleksandar Mandic | Stars: Maja Sabljic, Zoran Cvijanovic, Branivoj Djordjevic, Olivera Jezina

Votes: 10

22. Stastná (2014)

Romance

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Victorie Stastná fulfills her dream of studying acting at the academy in Prague. But she soon discovers that her original ideals don't match with reality. She becomes a part of a group of ... See full summary »

Director: Eva Toulová | Stars: Andrea Danková, Ilona Csáková, Jordan Haj, Jan Havlovic

Votes: 6

23. Hollywood Acting Academy (2009)

PG | Short, Comedy

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Corey Lyons is a former child star most remembered for his frequent guest starring roles on popular (and unpopular) 80's sitcoms. Unfortunately Corey hasn't had an acting job since he ... See full summary »

Director: Brendon John Kelly | Stars: Alex Aves, Stuart Barron, Bernadette Birkett, Phil Brown

24. Actors' Transformation: The Work of Deena Levy and Her Students (2003)

50 min | Documentary

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"I want to act." These words ring out thousands of times a day in classrooms, cafés, and bathroom mirrors around the world. Everyone wants to act, but how many people actually know what ... See full summary »

Director: Geneviève Appleton | Stars: Deena Levy, Jonathan Abrahams, Michelle Schulman, Matthew Armstrong

25. Atores em Busca de Nelson (2016 Video)

10 min | Documentary, Short

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The documentary shows the backstage and parts from the play "Forgive me for me betray" by Nelson Rodrigues, staged by Companhia Fiandeiros de Teatro (Spinners Theater Company), in Recife, PE, Brazil.

Director: Lucas Fitipaldi | Stars: Amanda Antônia, André Filho, André Maranhão, Andrezza Oliveira

26. The Life of Riley (1949–1950)
Episode: Acting Lessons (1950)

30 min | Comedy

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Babs and her boyfriend have foolishly spent their money on an acting school con. Riley and Gillis are determined to go to the phony school and demand the kids' money be returned, but they didn't expect the teacher to be a gorgeous blonde.

Director: Herbert I. Leeds | Stars: Jackie Gleason, Rosemary DeCamp, Gloria Winters, Sid Tomack

27. Mike Hammer (1958–1959)
Episode: Crepe for Suzette (1958)

26 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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Mike is hired to locate a young woman who moved to New York, but suddenly stopped writing home to her parents. Mike quickly learns that she was killed in a hit and run automobile accident, ... See full summary »

Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: Darren McGavin, Alan Mowbray, Ruta Lee, Henry Hunter

Votes: 7

28. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Miracle on 44th Street: A Portrait of the Actors Studio (1991)

Documentary, Biography

7.0
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Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Frank Corsaro, Lee Grant, Anne Jackson

Votes: 36

29. Skoda lásky (2013– )
Episode: Prirozený talent (2014)

Comedy

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Director: Vít Karas | Stars: Jirí Langmajer, Eliska Krenková, Lucie Zednícková, Boris Hybner

30. Suspicion (1957–1958)
Episode: Protege (1958)

60 min | Drama

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An once famous actress, reduced by the ravages of alcoholism to running a third-rate dramatic school, decides to trod the boards again.

Director: Jules Bricken | Stars: Agnes Moorehead, Phyllis Love, William Shatner, Jack Klugman

31. Mod Squad (1968–1973)
Episode: Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Starlet (1968)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.3
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When several young, blonde actresses are murdered by a serial strangler, Julie goes undercover as an aspiring actress, hoping to catch the killer.

Director: George McCowan | Stars: Michael Cole, Clarence Williams III, Peggy Lipton, Tige Andrews

Votes: 15