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1. Birdman (2014)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama

8.8
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89 Metascore

A washed-up actor who once played an iconic superhero must overcome his ego and family trouble as he mounts a Broadway play in a bid to reclaim his past glory.

Writers: Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Armando Bo | Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu | Stars: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough

2. Before Sunset (2004)

R | 80 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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90 Metascore

Nine years after Jesse and Celine first met, they encounter each other again on the French leg of Jesse's book tour.

Writers: Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke, Kim Krizan | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Vernon Dobtcheff, Louise Lemoine Torres

3. Team America: World Police (2004)

R | 98 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.2
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64 Metascore

Popular Broadway actor Gary Johnston is recruited by the elite counter-terrorism organization Team America: World Police. As the world begins to crumble around him, he must battle with terrorists, celebrities and falling in love.

Writers: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Pam Brady | Director: Trey Parker | Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Elle Russ, Kristen Miller

4. Smash (2012–2013)

44 min | Drama, Musical

7.6
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There is more drama behind the scenes than on stage, as the team prepares an ambitious Broadway musical on the life of Marilyn Monroe.

Creator: Theresa Rebeck | Stars: Debra Messing, Jack Davenport, Katharine McPhee, Christian Borle

5. The Producers (1967)

PG | 88 min | Comedy, Musical

7.7
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97 Metascore

Producers Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom make money by producing a sure-fire flop.

Writer: Mel Brooks | Director: Mel Brooks | Stars: Zero Mostel, Gene Wilder, Dick Shawn, Kenneth Mars

6. All About Eve (1950)

TV-PG | 138 min | Drama

8.4
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An ingenue insinuates herself in to the company of an established but aging stage actress and her circle of theater friends.

Writer: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Celeste Holm

7. Staying Alive (1983)

PG | 93 min | Drama, Music

4.4
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17 Metascore

It's five years later and Tony Manero's Saturday Night Fever is still burning. Now he's strutting toward his biggest challenger yet - making it as a dancer on the Broadway stage.

Writers: Nik Cohn, Sylvester Stallone, Norman Wexler | Director: Sylvester Stallone | Stars: John Travolta, Cynthia Rhodes, Finola Hughes, Steve Inwood

8. Lovestruck: The Musical (2013 TV Movie)

83 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

6.3
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A jaded woman who never fulfilled her dreams of a Broadway career pushes her daughter to have one. Daughter rebels and goes to Italy to get married. The mother drinks a potion that makes her young again and tries to sabotage the wedding.

Writers: Jaylynn Bailey, Terry Rossio | Director: Sanaa Hamri | Stars: Jane Seymour, Sara Paxton, Chelsea Kane, Drew Seeley

9. It Could Be Worse (2013 TV Mini-Series)

Comedy

7.9
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Jacob Gordon can't catch a break. A struggling actor with a personal life to match. His epic streak of bad luck just might change when he's cast in a Broadway musical; "The Ice Queen", opposite stage and screen royalty Veronica Bailey.

Creators: Mitchell Jarvis, Wesley Taylor | Stars: Wesley Taylor, Gideon Glick, Adam Chanler-Berat, Mitchell Jarvis

10. The Christmas Pageant (2011 TV Movie)

Comedy, Romance

5.6
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When a temperamental Broadway director is fired from yet another job, she is forced to direct a community Christmas pageant.

Writer: Mark Valenti | Director: David S. Cass Sr. | Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Robert Mailhouse, Candice Azzara, Edward Herrmann

11. Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)

TV-G | 126 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

7.8
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A film of the life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer and singer George M. Cohan.

Writers: Robert Buckner, Edmund Joseph | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: James Cagney, Joan Leslie, Walter Huston, Richard Whorf

12. A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman (2012)

R | 85 min | Animation, Comedy

5.8
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45 Metascore

An animated, factually incorrect biography of Graham Arthur Chapman, one of the founding members of the comedy group Monty Python.

Writers: Graham Chapman, David Sherlock | Directors: Bill Jones, Jeff Simpson, Ben Timlett | Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Jones, Michael Palin

13. Submissions Only (2010– )

Comedy

8.6
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Penny Reilly is a reader for Broadway casting director Tim Trull attempting to become an actress herself. Throughout the web-series, we follow the misadventures of Penny and her love life.

Creators: Kate Wetherhead, Andrew Keenan-Bolger | Stars: Colin Hanlon, Kate Wetherhead, Lindsay Nicole Chambers, Stephen Bienskie

14. Six by Sondheim (2013 TV Movie)

86 min | Documentary

8.0
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An intimate and candid look at the life and art of the legendary composer-lyricist.

Directors: James Lapine, Autumn DeWilde, Todd Haynes | Stars: Barbara Barrie, Charles Braswell, Susan Browning, Glenn Close

15. Down to Earth (1947)

TV-G | 101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

6.3
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Upset about a new Broadway musical's mockery of Greek mythology, the goddess Terpsichore comes down to earth and lands a part in the show. She works her charms on the show's producer and he... See full summary »

Writers: Edwin Blum, Don Hartman, Harry Segall | Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: Rita Hayworth, Larry Parks, Marc Platt, Roland Culver

16. Lucky Me (1954)

Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.1
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Candy Williams is a struggling performer in a musical troupe, headed by Hap Schneider. Unfortunately, the troupe has fallen on hard times, forcing the members to get jobs cleaning hotel ... See full summary »

Writers: James O'Hanlon, Irving Elinson, Robert O'Brien | Director: Jack Donohue | Stars: Doris Day, Robert Cummings, Phil Silvers, Eddie Foy Jr.

17. ANNIE: It's the Hard-Knock Life, from Script to Stage (2013 TV Movie)

56 min | Documentary, Family, Music

7.1
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It's the Hard-Knock Life is a feature length documentary that provides an insider's look at the Tony-nominated revival of the musical Annie. The film documents the production through the ... See full summary »

Creator: Christopher W. Czajka | Director: Joshua Seftel | Stars: Andy Blankenbuehler, Lilla Crawford, Madi Rae DiPietro, Katie Finneran

18. Haywire (1980 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 200 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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Based on autobiography of Brooke Hayward, daughter of famous Broadway producer Leland Hayward and actress Margaret Sullavan, who grows up in the glamorous, cruel and emotionally unstable world of her parents.

Writers: Ivan Davis, Peter Davis, Frank Pierson | Director: Michael Tuchner | Stars: Lee Remick, Jason Robards, Deborah Raffin, Dianne Hull

19. The Broadway.Com Show (2013– )

News

7.0
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Weekly round-up of the hottest news stories on Broadway, written by and starring the Broadway.com editorial staff.

Stars: Lindsay Champion, Beth Stevens, Paul Wontorek, Ryan Lee Gilbert

20. Chris & Don. A Love Story (2007)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Romance

7.9
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81 Metascore

The love story between British writer, Christopher Isherwood (whose book 'The Berlin Stories' inspired the musical and film Cabaret) and Don Bachardy, American portrait artist.

Directors: Tina Mascara, Guido Santi | Stars: W.H. Auden, Don Bachardy, Ted Bachardy, James Berg

21. Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age (2015)

Documentary, History, Musical | Filming

Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age is the sequel to the feature film documentary Broadway: The Golden Age, which documented American theater in the 30s, 40s and 50s. This second installment of... See full summary »

Writer: Rick McKay | Director: Rick McKay | Stars: Jeff Daniels, John Lithgow, John Barrowman, Alan Cumming

22. Lily in Love (1984)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy

5.7
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Broadway star Fitzroy Wynn is thrilled when his wife Lily writes a new script with a brilliant lead role. While ego-centric Fitz thinks himself perfect for the role, Lily dashes his hopes ... See full summary »

Writer: Frank Cucci | Director: Károly Makk | Stars: Christopher Plummer, Maggie Smith, Elke Sommer, Adolph Green

23. Jersey Shore Gone Wilde (2011)

Short, Comedy

7.9
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Characters from Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest" deliver lines from MTV's "Jersey Shore". David Furr and Santino Fontana, stars of the 2011 Tony Nominated Broadway production... See full summary »

Directors: Santino Fontana, David Furr | Stars: David Furr, Santino Fontana

24. The Velvet Touch (1948)

Unrated | 100 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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Broadway star Valerie Stanton, breaking up with her producer-lover Gordon Dunning, unintentionally kills him. In flashback, she recalls meeting new flame Michael Morrell, and Dunning's ... See full summary »

Writers: Leo Rosten, Walter Reilly, William Mercer, Annabel Ross | Director: Jack Gage | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Leo Genn, Claire Trevor, Sydney Greenstreet

25. Forty Naughty Girls (1937)

Approved | 63 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.9
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While Oscar and Hildegarde are attending a Broadway show, an actress is shot in her dressing room and an actor is murdered onstage in full view of the audience.

Writers: John Grey, Stuart Palmer | Director: Edward F. Cline | Stars: James Gleason, Zasu Pitts, Marjorie Lord, George Shelley

26. The Hinterlands (2013)

46 min | Short, Drama, Musical

8.0
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Meet Paul. He's 16. He's into theoretical physics. He lives in the middle of nowhere. And he's gay. Being a scrawny, queer science nerd practically makes him a bully magnet. And as the ... See full summary »

Writers: Michelle Elliott, Danny Larsen | Director: Brandon Ivie | Stars: Connor Russell, David Andrew Anderson, Daniel Berryman, John Bolton

27. Make a Wish (1937)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Musical

6.2
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While at summer camp in the Maine woods, little Bobby Breen befriends composer Basil Rathbone, who left the city to try and break his creative block, and is soon playing matchmaker for his ... See full summary »

Writers: Gertrude Berg, Al Boasberg, William Hurlbut, Bernard Schubert, Earle Snell | Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: Bobby Breen, Basil Rathbone, Marion Claire, Henry Armetta

28. George White's 1935 Scandals (1935)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.0
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A vacationing Broadway producer, George White, stops off in a small Georgia town to send a telegram. He sees his name in lights on a local theater and is scandalized over the unauthorized ... See full summary »

Writers: Jack Yellen, Patterson McNutt, George White | Directors: George White, Harry Lachman, James Tinling | Stars: Alice Faye, James Dunn, Ned Sparks, Lyda Roberti

29. Show People with Paul Wontorek (2010– )

Talk-Show

8.0
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Popular talk show featuring the biggest stars of the New York stage, hosted by Broadway.com Editor-in-Chief Paul Wontorek.

Stars: Paul Wontorek, Aaron Tveit, Sutton Foster, Kristin Chenoweth

30. Bill Maher: Victory Begins at Home (2003 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy

7.1
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Bill Maher stars in his sixth HBO stand-up special, premiering LIVE from the Hudson Theater in New York!

Writer: Bill Maher | Director: John Moffitt | Star: Bill Maher

31. Bring Your Smile Along (1955)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Music

5.6
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Nancy Willows (Constance Towers), pretty blonde high school teacher, writes song lyrics which spark the careers of struggling young pianist-composer Martin Adams (Keefe Brasselle')and ... See full summary »

Writers: Blake Edwards, Richard Quine | Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: Frankie Laine, Keefe Brasselle, Constance Towers, Lucy Marlow

32. Meet Me After the Show (1951)

Passed | 87 min | Comedy, Music, Musical

6.3
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Delilah Lee is the star of husband Jeff Ames' Broadway show when she starts to suspect he has been exchanging more than contracts with the show's vampish backer. Alimony and amnesia become the order of the day.

Writers: Richard Sale, Mary Loos, Erna Lazarus, Scott Darling | Director: Richard Sale | Stars: Betty Grable, Macdonald Carey, Rory Calhoun, Eddie Albert

33. Broadway's Like That (1930)

10 min | Short, Music

5.9
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A girl who works in a music store discovers, on the eve of her wedding, that her intended husband already has a wife.

Writer: Stanley Rauh | Director: Arthur Hurley | Stars: Ruth Etting, Humphrey Bogart, Joan Blondell, Mary Philips

34. The Great Victor Herbert (1939)

Approved | 91 min | Biography, Music, Musical

6.8
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Writers: Russel Crouse, Robert Lively, Andrew L. Stone | Director: Andrew L. Stone | Stars: Allan Jones, Mary Martin, Walter Connolly, Lee Bowman

35. Broadway (1942)

Approved | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Music

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George Raft, playing himself, recalls his days on Broadway, where he acquired a reputation as a great dancer--and also one as a brawler, a ladies man and an associate of some of the city's most notorious gangsters.

Writers: Felix Jackson, John Bright, Bruce Manning, Phillip Dunning, George Abbott | Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: George Raft, Pat O'Brien, Janet Blair, Broderick Crawford

36. James Cagney: Top of the World (1992 TV Movie)

Documentary

7.4
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Writers: Bob Waldman, Carl H. Lindahl | Director: Carl H. Lindahl | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Casey Cagney Thomas, James Cagney, Mae Clarke

37. Murder in Times Square (1943)

Approved | 65 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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Actor-playwright Cory Williams is sitting in a nightclub when Longacre Lil, a Broadway vagrant, and asks him for some money. He not only refuses her but call her a fake,and she threatens ... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Gangelin, Stuart Palmer | Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Edmund Lowe, Marguerite Chapman, John Litel, William Wright

38. Gildersleeve on Broadway (1943)

Approved | 65 min | Comedy

6.3
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On a mission to New York, two women pursue Gildersleeve...then his fiancée shows up.

Writer: Robert E. Kent | Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Harold Peary, Billie Burke, Claire Carleton, Richard LeGrand

39. Two Blondes and a Redhead (1947)

Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Music

7.4
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Socialite Cathy Abbott (Jean Porter(I)') is working in the chorus of a Broadway show instead of being enrolled at an exclusive girl's school as her parents think. When the show closes, she ... See full summary »

Writers: Victor McLeod, Jameson Brewer, Harry Sauber, Paul Rebuas | Director: Arthur Dreifuss | Stars: Jean Porter, Jimmy Lloyd, June Preisser, Judy Clark

40. Role Model: Gene Wilder (2008 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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Writer: Robert Trachtenberg | Director: Robert Trachtenberg | Stars: Gene Wilder, Alec Baldwin, Warren Beatty, Peter Boyle

41. X Marks the Spot (1931)

Passed | 72 min | Crime, Drama

5.6
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The story begins in 1923 where after an accident, a newspaper reporter needs to raise $5,000 to pay for an operation, otherwise his young sister will be crippled for life. The desperate ... See full summary »

Writers: Warren Duff, Gordon Kahn | Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Lew Cody, Sally Blane, Wallace Ford, Fred Kohler

42. My Best Gal (1944)

Approved | 67 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

5.9
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Kitty O'Hara (Jane Withers)has a good singing voice but will have nothing to do with trying to use it in the theatre or on the radio. She and her grandfather, Danny O'Hara (Frank Craven), ... See full summary »

Writers: Olive Cooper, Earl Felton, Richard Brooks | Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Jane Withers, Jimmy Lydon, Frank Craven, Fortunio Bonanova

43. La Diva (2014)

21 min | Short, Crime, Drama

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Katrina Tymoshenko, a young Ukrainian, until yesterday forced to striptease and dance in italian low-life clubs to survive, is able to become a ballet star thanks to Angelo Fabris' paintings, which portray her.

Writer: Carlo Ballauri | Director: Carlo Ballauri | Stars: Lorenzo Ballauri, Giovanni Bruzzone, Michele Cassano, Giovanni Chirico

44. Satins and Spurs (1954 TV Movie)

90 min | Musical

7.1
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A rodeo performer at a show in Madison Square Garden falls for a handsome photographer who's been assigned to do a story on the show.

Writers: Billy Friedberg, Will Glickman, Max Liebman, Fred Saidy, Neil Simon | Directors: Max Liebman, Charles O'Curran | Stars: Betty Hutton, Kevin McCarthy, Guy Raymond, Genevieve

45. Walking Down Broadway (1938)

Approved | 75 min | Drama

6.4
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Five closely knit showgirls sign a pact to reunite one year after the closing of their Broadway production, but the lives of all five take many different turns, often for the worse.

Writers: Robert Chapin, Karen DeWolf, Mark Hellinger | Director: Norman Foster | Stars: Claire Trevor, Phyllis Brooks, Leah Ray, Dixie Dunbar

46. The Great Flirtation (1934)

71 min | Drama

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Writers: Humphrey Pearson, Gregory Ratoff | Director: Ralph Murphy | Stars: Elissa Landi, Adolphe Menjou, David Manners, Lynne Overman

47. Blossoms on Broadway (1937)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Music

4.8
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The wealthy "Death Valley" Cora (Kitty Kelly) is coming to New York but is kidnapped by con-man Ira Collins (Edward Arnold) who has showgirl Sally Shea (Shirley Ross)impersonating her to ... See full summary »

Writer: Theodore Reeves | Director: Richard Wallace | Stars: Edward Arnold, Shirley Ross, John Trent, Rufe Davis

48. Rainbow Over Broadway (1933)

Passed | 72 min | Drama, Music

5.8
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Ex-vaudeville performer Trixie makes a come-back, and threatens to thwart the ambitions of her song-writing step-children, Bob and Judy.

Writers: Carol Webster, Winifred Dunn | Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Joan Marsh, Frank Albertson, Lucien Littlefield, Grace Hayes

49. Lear

Drama | Announced

A failed Broadway stage director finds redemption through his estranged Alzheimer-ridden father, a once great stage actor.

Writer: Thomas Roth | Director: Thomas Roth | Star: Bo Svenson

50. Hello, Baby (1930)

Passed | 20 min | Short, Comedy, Music

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A revue built around dancer Ann Pennington), hindered only slightly by a slight plot line. It contains four songs, including the title song, and several dance numbers and lots of chorus ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Ceballos | Stars: Ann Pennington, Norman Selby, James Clemens, Wheeler Oakman