Most Popular "Failed Actor" Titles
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1. Arrested Development (2003– )
TV-PG | 489 min | Comedy
Level-headed son Michael Bluth takes over family affairs after his father is imprisoned. But the rest of his spoiled, dysfunctional family are making his job unbearable.
2. Mindhorn (2016)
TV-MA | 89 min | Comedy
A has-been actor best known for playing the title character in the 1980s detective series "Mindhorn" must work with the police when a serial killer says that he will only speak with Detective Mindhorn, whom he believes to be a real person.
3. The Resurrection of Gavin Stone (2016)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A washed-up former child star, forced to do community service at a local megachurch, pretends to be a Christian to land the part of Jesus in their annual Passion Play, only to discover that the most important role of his life is far from Hollywood.
Votes: 1,220 | Gross: $2.28M
4. The Honey Pot (1967)
Not Rated | 150 min | Comedy, Crime
Inspired by a performance of his favorite play, "Volpone," 20th-century millionaire Cecil Fox devises an intricate plan to trick three of his former mistresses into believing he is dying. ... See full summary »
5. 7-10 Split (2007)
Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Sport
An aspiring actor whose career is in the dumps, exploits his amazing bowling skills to take the PBA by storm and becomes rich and famous, only to lose his best girl and best friend...
6. Memories of Me (1988)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama
On his girlfriend's insistence, a disgruntled man tries to make peace with his high-spirited, street-smart and often irritatingly careless father, a failed actor who never quit his dream to be a success.
Votes: 805 | Gross: $3.97M
9. Kako sam sistematski unisten od idiota (1983)
98 min | Comedy, Drama
The film follows a life of a homeless, but very well read, Marxist who is coping with Che's death and wishes to live a life of revolutions and workers' uprisings. He is a hypochondriac, ... See full summary »
10. Dvojníci (I) (2016)
Comedy tells the story of two men who are much alike but their temperament and life story are as different as day and night. They have never seen each other, they have no idea about each ... See full summary »
13. Maid in Hollywood (1934)
20 min | Comedy, Short
Thelma, who came to Hollywood from Joplin to be a star, is ready to go home. She and her pal Patsy are packing up and packing it in. Then, through Patsy's deviousness, Thelma gets a call to... See full summary »
Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985–1989)
If the Shoe Fits
Crime, Drama, Mystery
An unemployed actor kills his twin brother, an advertising agency executive, and then assumes his identity - along with his wealth and beautiful wife. However, his brother's complicated life is not all that It's cracked up to be.