Most Popular "Amateur Theater" Titles
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1. Waiting for Guffman (1996)
R | 84 min | Comedy
An aspiring director and the marginally talented amateur cast of a hokey small-town Missouri musical production go overboard when they learn that someone from Broadway will be in attendance.
2. The Rules of the Game (1939)
Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
3. Crave (I) (2012)
113 min | Drama, Thriller
A downtrodden photographer, haunted by the urban violence and decay around him, retreats into an inner world of dark fantasies.
4. Murder Most Foul (1964)
Unrated | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
When Miss Marple joins a theatrical company after a blackmailer is murdered, several members of the troupe are also dispatched by this mysterious killer.
5. State and Main (2000)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama
A movie crew invades a small town whose residents are all too ready to give up their values for showbiz glitz.
6. Surviving Christmas (2004)
PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Romance
A lonely, obnoxious young millionaire pays a family to spend Christmas with him.
7. Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1960)
112 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
Drama critic Larry McKay, his wife Kay, and their four sons move from their crowded Manhattan apartment to an old house in the country. While housewife Kay settles into suburban life, Larry... See full summary »
8. Room at the Top (1959)
115 min | Drama, Romance
An ambitious young accountant schemes to wed a wealthy factory owner's daughter, despite falling in love with a married older woman.
9. Cosi (1996)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Lewis is a young Sydney amateur theater director at his first experience: he is offered a job with a Governmental program for the rehabilitation of mentally ill patients in a Sydney ... See full summary »
10. Borstal Boy (2000)
93 min | Drama, Romance
Irish writer and political activist Brendan Behan, is befriended as a teenager in a British labor camp by a liberal warden.
12. Haasil (2003)
PG-13 | 160 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Anirudhh, a law-abiding college student, in love with Niharika, gets caught up in college politics and crime, and must fight it out for himself, when friends turn into foes.
13. Winter Sleepers (1997)
122 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
Beautiful blonde translator Rebecca lives with her boyfriend, ski instructor Marco, in a small mountain villa owned by her friend, nurse Laura. Rene, a cinema projectionist, steals Marco's ... See full summary »
14. Confidentially Yours (1983)
PG | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Claude Massoulier is murdered while hunting at the same place than Julien Vercel, an estate agent that knew him and whose fingerprints are found on Massoulier's car. As the police discovers... See full summary »
15. A Man of No Importance (1994)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama
Alfie Byrne is a middle-aged bus conductor in Dublin in 1963. He would appear to live a life of quiet desperation: he's gay, but firmly closeted, and his sister is always trying to find him... See full summary »
16. Hell House (2001)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary
A look at the "Hell House" performed annually in October by the youth members of Trinity Church (Assemblies of God) in Cedar Hill, Texas (a Dallas suburb) - seen by over 10,000 visitors ... See full summary »
17. Millionaire Playboy (1940)
Passed | 64 min | Comedy, Romance
Joe Zany has been bashful around girls since he was a baby, and has violent spells of hiccuping when he is kissed by one. His father, utilities magnate J.B. Zany, calls in the services of ... See full summary »
19. OT: Our Town (2002)
76 min | Documentary
Dominguez High, in the infamous Compton, CA, has not produced a play in over twenty years. With no money and no stage, two teachers and twenty-four students attempt to produce Thornton Wilder's American Classic OUR TOWN.
20. Flirtation Walk (1934)
TV-G | 97 min | Musical, Romance
A Musical-romance with Dick Powell as a private stationed in Hawaii who gets involved with Ruby Keeler, the general's engaged daughter. In order to avoid a scandal, the pair break up, but ... See full summary »
22. A Voyage Round My Father (1984 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama
Before creating the beloved courtroom drama Rumpole of the Bailey, writer John Mortimer found inspiration in his own life for this portrait of a difficult but enduring love between father ... See full summary »
23. Lonely Hearts (1982)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In this offbeat comedy, an unlikely romance develops between a flamboyant, middle-aged piano tuner and an extremely timid office worker. In HD.
25. Varsity Show (1937)
Approved | 120 min | Musical
Winfield College students who are trying to put together the annual varsity show come into conflict with their faculty adviser, a stodgy old professor whose ideas are hopelessly out of date... See full summary »
26. The Matinee Idol (1928)
Passed | 66 min | Comedy, Romance
A Broadway matinee idol famous for his black-face portrayals anonymously joins an amateur acting troupe and falls in love with the leading lady.
28. Charley's (Big-Hearted) Aunt (1940)
TV-G | 75 min | Comedy
Taking inspiration from a well-known Victorian play, a modern-day prankster poses as a wealthy woman in a ploy to prevent him and his friends from being expelled from college.
29. Harold Teen (1934)
66 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Harold seems to flop at every thing he tries, his school work, his newspaper job, even his car is repossessed. It even looks like his girl is losing interest until a school musical is put ... See full summary »
30. The Better 'Ole (1926)
Passed | 95 min | Comedy, War, Drama
The adventures of Old Bill and his friends Bert and Alf in the trenches of the first World War.
31. Shakespeare in... and Out (1999)
80 min | Comedy, Drama
Rich Longfellow is a young aspiring actor who dreams of playing Shakespeare's Hamlet. He moves from a small town in Ohio to L.A., sure he will star in major motion pictures before making ... See full summary »
32. Penrod (1922)
80 min | Comedy, Drama
Young rapscallion Penrod Schofield causes a good deal of trouble in his community, all in the name of protecting kids from too-strict parents and nasty neighbors. He heads the ABPA (... See full summary »
37. Hello, Mr. Kivi (1984)
88 min | Drama
Eccentric small town librarian Helinä struggles between everyday life and her love for the theatre, directing amateurs for a play by the famous Finnish writer Aleksis Kivi. She still ... See full summary »
38. The Song of the Old Days (1982)
87 min | Drama
The members of an amateur theater group share the losses and sorrows of war with Armenian provincial town's inhabitants.
Familie Backeljau (1994–1997)
Alles voor de kunst
Franky's love-life suffers like the family home neighbor Marcel's from 'artistic endeavors'. Cois rehearse endlessly but desperately the part he accepted to play in amateur theatre, but ... See full summary »
Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Death of a Hollow Man
102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Barnaby donates time to the local amateur when Joyce is cast in a revival of "Amadeus," but complications arise when the leading man is murdered onstage.
Rosemary & Thyme (2003–2006)
Enter Two Gardeners
Crime, Drama, Mystery
The girls are contracted to do the landscaping for a traditional amateur theatrical, but when members of the cast are murdered, Laura is forced to don greasepaint.
Pig in a Poke
Comedy, Crime, Drama
Bill Brodie, one of the country's biggest pork farmers, is expecting a royal visit and is desperate to rid himself of a hot property, A Venetian bronze stolen from the Palace.
The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (1957–1960)
The Celebrity Next Door
60 min | Comedy, Family
When Tallulah Bankhead moves in next door Lucy reacts in typical fashion and chaos ensues.
The Shari Show (1975– )
There's Going to Be a Show Tonight
Lionel starts a small theater company whose first play will be Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" but the production soon runs into a monetary difficulties.