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1. A Star Is Born (1976)

R | 139 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.4
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A has-been rock star falls in love with a young, up-and-coming songstress.

Director: Frank Pierson | Stars: Barbra Streisand, Kris Kristofferson, Gary Busey, Oliver Clark

Votes: 5,065

2. The King of Comedy (1982)

PG | 109 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Aspiring comic Rupert Pupkin attempts to achieve success in show business by stalking his idol, a late night talk-show host who craves his own privacy.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, Diahnne Abbott, Sandra Bernhard

Votes: 52,267 | Gross: $2.50M

3. It Could Happen to You (1994)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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A police officer promises to share his lottery ticket with a waitress in lieu of a tip.

Director: Andrew Bergman | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Bridget Fonda, Rosie Perez, Wendell Pierce

Votes: 27,819 | Gross: $37.80M

4. A Chorus Line (1985)

PG-13 | 113 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.1
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46 Metascore

Hopefuls try out before a demanding director for a part in a new musical.

Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Michael Douglas, Terrence Mann, Michael Blevins, Yamil Borges

Votes: 7,484 | Gross: $4.83M

5. She Wants Me (2012)

85 min | Comedy

6.3
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A neurotic writer working on his new film gets into a tricky situation when an A-list actress shows interest in the role intended for his girlfriend.

Director: Rob Margolies | Stars: Aaron Yoo, Alex Solowitz, Brennan Murray, Brian Kubach

Votes: 3,307

6. The Jazz Singer (1980)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.7
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The son of a Jewish Cantor must defy the traditions of his religious father in order to pursue his dream of being a popular singer.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Neil Diamond, Lucie Arnaz, Catlin Adams

Votes: 2,939 | Gross: $27.12M

7. 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: 6,978 | Gross: $0.36M

8. Satin (2011)

84 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

4.4
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A washed up Vegas lounge singer, Jack Satin (Hamilton von Watts), has no money, no job, and delusional aspirations of fame. When Jack is forced to leave Vegas, he packs up his old Cadillac ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Olness | Stars: Hamilton von Watts, Melissa Joan Hart, Michael Cudlitz, Robert Guillaume

Votes: 200

9. Really Weird Tales (1987 TV Movie)

Unrated | 85 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.6
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The movie consists of three odd and strange tales that each teach a different lesson.

Directors: John Blanchard, Paul Lynch, Don McBrearty | Stars: Joe Flaherty, Martin Short, Donald Harron, Olivia d'Abo

Votes: 103

10. My Big Break (2009)

101 min | Documentary

8.5
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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

Votes: 110

11. Stick It (2014)

5 min | Short, Romance, Sport

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The single channel video STICK IT combines television footage of women's gymnastics with recordings of the artist attempting the same routines. Merging himself and the young gymnasts of the... See full summary »

Director: Stefan Ramirez Perez

12. Strawhat Cinderella (1949)

11 min | Short

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Behind the scenes of a summer theater production at The Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope, Pennsylvania - a female apprentice moons over the famous talent while hoping for a big break.

Director: Justin Herman | Stars: Shirley Booth, Jinx Falkenburg, George S. Kaufman, Eva Le Gallienne

13. The Big Break (I) (2016)

Not Rated | 10 min | Short, Comedy

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A financially strapped man is challenged by his own irresponsibility.

Director: Carol Montilha | Stars: Ilmar Molder, Aaron Stall, Terrence Prince

14. Taxi (1978–1983)
Episode: Bobby's Big Break (1979)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy

7.4
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Actor/cab driver Bobby Wheeler lands a role on a soap opera but the cynical Louie DePalma believes it wont last. Leading Alex to have a serious talk with Louie.

Director: James Burrows | Stars: Judd Hirsch, Jeff Conaway, Danny DeVito, Marilu Henner

Votes: 46

15. S.P.U.N.G (2002–2004)
Episode: Jag har det bra som jag har det (2003)

29 min | Drama

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Pelle has a chance to become a writer for a respectable entertainment magazine.

Director: Måns Mårlind | Stars: Sandra Medina, Daniel Larsson, Victor Ström, Karl Norrhäll

16. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: Nightmare in 4-D (1957)

TV-14 | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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A man who reads too much pulp fiction finds himself playing Sir Galahad to the blonde in the apartment downstairs. It seems she's burdened with a corpse.

Director: Jus Addiss | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Henry Jones, Barbara Baxley, Norman Lloyd

Votes: 202

17. Friends (1994–2004)
Episode: The One with Joey's Big Break (1999)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

8.4
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Joey drives to Las Vegas to shoot for a new movie. Rachel gets an eye infection. Phoebe is mad at Ross, but doesn't know why.

Director: Gary Halvorson | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc

Votes: 1,379