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1. Maps to the Stars (2014)

R | 111 min | Drama

6.6
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71 Metascore

A tour into the heart of a Hollywood family chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts.

Writer: Bruce Wagner | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Julianne Moore, Mia Wasikowska, Robert Pattinson, John Cusack

2. Super 8 (2011)

PG-13 | 112 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.1
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72 Metascore

During the summer of 1979, a group of friends witness a train crash and investigate subsequent unexplained events in their small town.

Writer: J.J. Abrams | Director: J.J. Abrams | Stars: Elle Fanning, AJ Michalka, Kyle Chandler, Joel Courtney

3. The Canyons (2013)

R | 99 min | Drama, Thriller

3.9
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36 Metascore

When Christian, an LA trust-fund kid with casual ties to Hollywood, learns of a secret affair between Tara and the lead of his film project, Ryan, he spirals out of control, and his cruel mind games escalate into an act of bloody violence.

Writer: Bret Easton Ellis | Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Lindsay Lohan, James Deen, Nolan Gerard Funk, Amanda Brooks

4. Due Date (2010)

R | 95 min | Comedy

6.6
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51 Metascore

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.

Writers: Alan R. Cohen, Alan Freedland, Adam Sztykiel, Todd Phillips | Director: Todd Phillips | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Zach Galifianakis, Michelle Monaghan, Jamie Foxx

5. Cheaper by the Dozen (2003)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Family

5.8
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46 Metascore

With his wife doing a book tour, a father of twelve must handle a new job and his unstable brood.

Writers: Frank B. Gilbreth Jr., Ernestine Gilbreth Carey, Craig Titley, Sam Harper, Joel Cohen, Alec Sokolow | Director: Shawn Levy | Stars: Steve Martin, Bonnie Hunt, Hilary Duff, Piper Perabo

6. After Sex (2007)

Unrated | 77 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.7
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Vignettes about eight different couples at varying points in their relationships, each having conversations immediately after having sex.

Writer: Eric Amadio | Director: Eric Amadio | Stars: Marc Blucas, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Emmanuelle Chriqui, James DeBello

7. City Island (2009)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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66 Metascore

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 »

Writer: Raymond De Felitta | Director: Raymond De Felitta | Stars: Andy Garcia, Julianna Margulies, Steven Strait, Emily Mortimer

8. Me and Orson Welles (2008)

PG-13 | 114 min | Drama

6.8
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73 Metascore

A teenager is cast in the Mercury Theatre production of "Julius Caesar" directed by a young Orson Welles in 1937.

Writers: Holly Gent Palmo, Robert Kaplow, Vincent Palmo Jr. | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Zac Efron, Claire Danes, Christian McKay, Zoe Kazan

9. Catch That Kid (2004)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Crime

5.2
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33 Metascore

A girl and her two friends raid a bank, looking for the money needed for financing the cure of her dying father.

Writers: Nikolaj Arcel, Hans Fabian Wullenweber, Erlend Loe, Michael Brandt, Derek Haas | Director: Bart Freundlich | Stars: Kristen Stewart, Sam Robards, Jennifer Beals, Corbin Bleu

10. Showtime (2002)

PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.5
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32 Metascore

A spoof of buddy cop movies where two very different cops are forced to team up on a new reality based T.V. cop show.

Writers: Jorge Saralegui, Keith Sharon, Alfred Gough, Miles Millar | Director: Tom Dey | Stars: Robert De Niro, Eddie Murphy, Rene Russo, Rachael Harris

11. Don's Plum (2001)

89 min | Drama

5.9
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A group of Los Angeles teenagers meet every day at their local diner hangout to discus their latest misadventures with their miserable lives.

Writers: Bethany Ashton Wolf, Tawd Beckman, R.D. Robb, David Stutman, Dale Wheatley | Director: R.D. Robb | Stars: Amber Benson, Scott Bloom, Kevin Connolly, Leonardo DiCaprio

12. Camp (2003)

PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Musical, Drama

6.4
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55 Metascore

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.

Writer: Todd Graff | Director: Todd Graff | Stars: Don Dixon, Daniel Letterle, Joanna Chilcoat, Robin de Jesus

13. The Goodbye Girl (1977)

PG | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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After being dumped by her live-in boyfriend, an unemployed dancer and her 10-year-old daughter are reluctantly forced to live with a struggling off-Broadway actor.

Writer: Neil Simon | Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Marsha Mason, Quinn Cummings, Paul Benedict

14. Om Shanti Om (2007)

PG-13 | 162 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.7
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In the 1970s, Om, an aspiring actor, is murdered, but is immediately reincarnated into the present day. He attempts to discover the mystery of his demise and find Shanti, the love of his previous life.

Writers: Farah Khan, Mushtaq Sheikh, Mayur Puri | Director: Farah Khan | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Arjun Rampal, Kiron Kher

15. Heights (2005)

R | 93 min | Drama

7.0
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59 Metascore

Spanning twenty-four hours, Heights follows five New Yorkers challenged to choose their destiny before the sun comes up the next day.

Writers: Amy Fox, Chris Terrio | Director: Chris Terrio | Stars: Elizabeth Banks, Glenn Close, James Marsden, Chandler Williams

16. Like a Brother (2005)

Unrated | 54 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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Sebastien is a small town boy who moves to Paris and begins to explore the gay night life there. When a friend from back home calls to announce he's coming to Paris, Sebastien confronts some unrequited feelings.

Writers: Bernard Alapetite, Cyril Legann | Directors: Bernard Alapetite, Cyril Legann | Stars: Benoît Delière, Johnny Amaro, Thibault Boucaux, Adeline Ishiomin

17. Andaz Apna Apna (1994)

PG | 160 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

8.8
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Two conmen competing for the hand of a heiress get drawn into love - and into trying to save her from an evil criminal.

Writers: Rajkumar Santoshi, Dilip Shukla | Director: Rajkumar Santoshi | Stars: Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Raveena Tandon, Karisma Kapoor

18. Hot Guys with Guns (2013)

105 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

5.5
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If you can imagine Lethal Weapon with Mel Gibson and Danny Glover as younger, hotter ex-boyfriends, you'll have the basis for Hot Guys With Guns, a modern take on the old-fashioned detective story. It's Chinatown meets Boystown.

Writer: Doug Spearman | Director: Doug Spearman | Stars: Marc Anthony Samuel, Brian McArdle, Leon Acord, John Ainsworth

19. Sarkar (2005)

124 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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The authority of a man, who runs a parallel government in Mumbai, is challenged. His son rises to face his enemies.

Writer: Manish Gupta | Director: Ram Gopal Varma | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Kay Kay Menon, Supriya Pathak

20. Unscripted (2005– )

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Three young actors try to make it big in Hollywood.

Stars: Krista Allen, Bryan Greenberg, Jennifer Hall, Frank Langella

21. Welcome (I) (2007)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.1
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A man falls in love with a beautiful woman, but later discovers that her brothers are gangsters.

Writers: Anees Bazmee, Rajeev Kaul | Director: Anees Bazmee | Stars: Akshay Kumar, Nana Patekar, Anil Kapoor, Mallika Sherawat

22. Dogtown (1997)

99 min | Drama, Romance

5.6
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Philip Van Horn, who left his small town a long time ago to become a Hollywood actor and hasn't had any success at that, returns to the town for a visit. There he is uniformally met like ... See full summary »

Writer: George Hickenlooper | Director: George Hickenlooper | Stars: Rory Cochrane, David Shackelford, Trevor St. John, Price Carson

23. Camouflage (2001)

R | 98 min | Action, Comedy

4.4
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An actor discovers the dark side of private investigating when he takes on an assignment in rural Oregon with a crusty P.I.

Writers: Billy Bob Thornton, Tom Epperson, Karl Schanzer | Director: James Keach | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Lochlyn Munro, Vanessa Angel, William Forsythe

24. Next Stop, Greenwich Village (1976)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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An aspiring Jewish actor moves out of his parents' Brooklyn apartment to seek his fortune in the bohemian life of Greenwich Village in 1953. He struggles to come to terms with his feelings ... See full summary »

Writer: Paul Mazursky | Director: Paul Mazursky | Stars: Lenny Baker, Shelley Winters, Ellen Greene, Lois Smith

25. Against the Current (2009)

R | 98 min | Drama

6.2
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Struggling with a tragic past, a man with an urgent calling enlists two friends to help him swim the length of the Hudson River.

Writer: Peter Callahan | Director: Peter Callahan | Stars: Joseph Fiennes, Samantha Sherman, Pell James, Justin Kirk

26. Hot Properties (2005– )

30 min | Comedy

6.4
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A look at the lives of four women who work at a Manhattan real estate office.

Creator: Suzanne Martin | Stars: Stephen Dunham, Evan Handler, Amy Hill, Christina Moore

27. Crutch (2004)

R | 88 min | Biography, Drama

5.5
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An autobiographical film taken from the experiences of writer-director Rob Moretti, CRUTCH is a coming-of-age tale about a young man's struggle with family problems and substance abuse. ... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Jacks, Rob Moretti | Director: Rob Moretti | Stars: Eben Gordon, Rob Moretti, Juanita Walsh, Jennifer Laine Williams

28. Sunday (I) (2008)

135 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

5.3
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An amnesiac woman fears a missing day in her life may connect her to a crime, and tries to retrace her steps between Saturday evening and Monday morning.

Writers: Robin Bhatt, Tushar Hiranandani, Sajid, K. Subhash | Director: Rohit Shetty | Stars: Ajay Devgn, Ayesha Takia, Arshad Warsi, Irrfan Khan

29. A Magnificent Haunting (2012)

105 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.6
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The only dream of Pietro is to become a famous actor. 28 year-old Pietro is so obsessed with becoming an actor that he does not mind trying every single way. He comes Rome and starts to ... See full summary »

Writers: Ferzan Ozpetek, Federica Pontremoli | Director: Ferzan Ozpetek | Stars: Elio Germano, Margherita Buy, Vittoria Puccini, Beppe Fiorello

30. Mithya (2008)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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A two-bit actor faces challenges after he is asked by Police to impersonate a look-alike gangster.

Writers: Rajat Kapoor, Saurabh Shukla, Neerav Ghosh, Ashish Manchanda, Shahid Hamdaane, Prakash Chandra Dhamak | Director: Rajat Kapoor | Stars: Ranvir Shorey, Neha Dhupia, Naseeruddin Shah, Saurabh Shukla

31. Halla Bol (2008)

242 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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A popular Bollywood actor witnesses a murder but refuses to come forward to identify the killer(s).

Writers: Ranjit Kapoor, Dushyant Kumar, Sameer, Rajkumar Santoshi | Director: Rajkumar Santoshi | Stars: Ajay Devgn, Vidya Balan, Pankaj Kapur, Darshan Jariwala

32. A Moment of Innocence (1996)

78 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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70 Metascore

A semi-autobiographical account of Makmahlbaf's experience as a teenager when, as a 17-year-old, he stabbed a policeman at a protest rally. Two decades later, he tracks down the policeman he injured in an attempt to make amends.

Writer: Mohsen Makhmalbaf | Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf | Stars: Mirhadi Tayebi, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Ali Bakhsi, Ammar Tafti

33. Mr. Right (2009)

95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.6
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Harry hates being a TV producer and dreams of leaving his job to travel the world. He loves Alex, an aspiring actor who is struggling to create an identity for himself as a performer. Rugby... See full summary »

Writer: David Morris | Directors: David Morris, Jacqui Morris | Stars: James Lance, Luke de Woolfson, Benjamin Hart, Georgia Zaris

34. Speaking Parts (1989)

93 min | Drama

6.8
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A struggling actor's job as a hotel custodian is a front for his real job: being rented out as a gigolo by his supervisor. A co-worker is obsessed with him, but he ignores and avoids her. ... See full summary »

Writer: Atom Egoyan | Director: Atom Egoyan | Stars: Michael McManus, Arsinée Khanjian, Gabrielle Rose, Tony Nardi

35. The 24 Hour Woman (1999)

R | 93 min | Comedy

5.7
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Grace tries to be the perfect mother and TV producer but finds trouble in juggling both.

Writers: Nancy Savoca, Richard Guay | Director: Nancy Savoca | Stars: Rosie Perez, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Patti LuPone, Karen Duffy

36. Dormant Beauty (2012)

115 min | Drama

6.4
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72 Metascore

A mosaic of several intertwined stories questioning the meaning of life, love and hope, set during the last six days in the life of Eluana Englaro, a young woman who spent 17 years in a vegetative state.

Writers: Marco Bellocchio, Veronica Raimo, Stefano Rulli | Director: Marco Bellocchio | Stars: Toni Servillo, Isabelle Huppert, Alba Rohrwacher, Michele Riondino

37. Plan (2004)

149 min | Action, Thriller

4.3
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To pay off their gambling debt, four best friends kidnap an organized crime figure having mistaken him for a wealthy businessman.

Writers: Sanjay Gupta, Vinay, Yash, Milap Zaveri | Director: Hriday Shetty | Stars: Sanjay Dutt, Dino Morea, Sanjay Suri, Bikram Saluja

38. Love Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega (2001)

Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.2
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Prakash (Saif Ali Khan) is a handsome gold digger who thinks he has made it when he woos and subsequently marries Sapna (Sonali Bendre) , only daughter of a rich businessman Mr. Chopra (... See full summary »

Writer: Rajnish Thakur | Director: Eeshwar Nivas | Stars: Saif Ali Khan, Fardeen Khan, Aftab Shivdasani, Sonali Bendre

39. Di que sí (2004)

102 min | Comedy

5.2
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Víctor Martínez (Santi Millán) is a shy 36-year-old man working as an usher at a movie theater. He still lives with his mother (Chus Lampreave). By some mistake, he ends up in a reality ... See full summary »

Writer: Juan Calvo | Director: Juan Calvo | Stars: Paz Vega, Santi Millán, Constantino Romero, Santiago Segura

40. Fun2shh... Dudes in the 10th Century (2003)

Comedy

4.3
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Bombay City lives in fear of a notorious thief who calls himself Chindi Chor, and steals whenever and whatever he desires without any regard to security, and police protection. When Ghoshal... See full summary »

Writers: Rajesh Khattar, Imtiaz Punjabi, Praveen Raj | Director: Imtiaz Punjabi | Stars: Kavi Kumar Azad, Amitabh Bachchan, Charlie, Sweety Chhabra

41. Oh Darling Yeh Hai India (1995)

4.1
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A hooker and an aspiring actor spend a night together roaming the streets of Mumbai and unwittingly clash paths with a megalomaniacal gangster planning to take over India.

Writers: Parvati Balagopalan, Ketan Mehta, Deepa Sahi | Director: Ketan Mehta | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Deepa Sahi, Javed Jaffrey, Anupam Kher

42. My Big Break (2009)

101 min | Documentary

7.6
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Documentary that captures celebrity in the making and the unsettling effects of fame on five friends who share a house in Hollywood.

Director: Tony Zierra | Stars: Wes Bentley, Chad Lindberg, Brad Rowe, Gregory Fawcett

43. Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya (2005)

145 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.5
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Samir is a very successful doctor: He not only looks after his patient's various maladies, but also looks after his female patients' hearts. Most women fall for him and his irresistible ... See full summary »

Writers: Sanjay Chhel, Rumi Jaffery, Sameer | Director: David Dhawan | Stars: Salman Khan, Sushmita Sen, Katrina Kaif, Sohail Khan

44. 10 Attitudes (2001)

87 min | Drama

5.4
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Story of a jewish man who discovers that his boyfriend of 10 years is cheating on him.

Writers: Michael O. Gallant, Jason Stuart | Director: Michael O. Gallant | Stars: Jason Stuart, Jim J. Bullock, Christopher Cowan, Fritz Greve

45. The Human Face (2001 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary

7.7
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This 4 part BBC series examines the science behind facial beauty, expression, and fame in an entertaining fashion.

Stars: John Cleese, David Attenborough, Elizabeth Hurley, Pierce Brosnan

46. The Scorned (2005 TV Movie)

Unrated | 87 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

3.0
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In a hidden beach house on the Malibu shore, a 'twenty something' couple have a 'spitting mad' lover's quarrel. The boyfriend storms out, and into the arms of their house mate. When the ... See full summary »

Writers: Rob Cesternino, Eric Mittleman, Scott Zakarin | Director: Robert Kubilos | Stars: Jenna Lewis, Steven Hill, Trish Schneider, Bob Guiney

47. Wassup en LA? (2013 TV Movie)

22 min | Comedy

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A bilingual, family-themed comedy series about a Cuban-American family that moves from Miami to Los Angeles to support their son's acting career.

Writers: Carlos De La Vega, Rudolpho Zalez | Director: Rudolpho Zalez | Stars: Fernando Duran, Natalia Ferreiro, Nicole Garcia, Keila hamilton

48. Kwik Stop (2001)

110 min | Comedy

6.9
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62 Metascore

The tale of a Hollywood-bound actor called Lucky whose shoplifting is discovered by a local girl in a small, Midwestern town.

Writer: Michael Gilio | Director: Michael Gilio | Stars: Michael Gilio, Lara Phillips, Rich Komenich, Karin Anglin

49. My Name Is Anthony Gonsalves (2008)

Action, Comedy, Crime

4.0
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Riya lives a middle-classed lifestyle in Mumbai and works as an Assistant Director for a movie producer, Bharucha. After the passing of her mother, she is consoled by a young man, Anthony ... See full summary »

Writers: Mayur Puri, Lajan Joseph | Director: Eeshwar Nivas | Stars: Nikhil Dwivedi, Amrita Rao, Mithun Chakraborty, Anupam Kher

50. Never Too Late (1996)

PG | 96 min | Drama, Comedy

6.4
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Four old friends reunite to investigate the death of a good friend.

Writer: Donald Martin | Director: Giles Walker | Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Jean Lapointe, Jan Rubes, Cloris Leachman