Most Popular "Play Within Film" Titles
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1. Moulin Rouge! (2001)
PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets in this stylish musical, with music drawn from familiar 20th century sources.
Votes: 224,550 | Gross: $57.39M
6. If I Were You (2012)
R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama
When a woman tries to outwit her husband's sexy young mistress, the unexpected consequences include starring as King Lear in a very amateur production - with the mistress, an aspiring actress, playing The Fool.
Votes: 1,262 | Gross: $0.01M
7. Impromptu (1991)
PG-13 | 107 min | Biography, Comedy, Music
Votes: 3,869 | Gross: $4.08M
8. Over Your Dead Body (2014)
Not Rated | 93 min | Horror
A star, Miyuki Goto (Ko Shibasaki) plays Oiwa, the protagonist in a new play based on the ghost story Yotsuya Kaidan. She pulls some strings to get her lover, Kosuke Hasegawa (Ebizo ... See full summary »
10. Game 6 (2005)
R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
Combining real and fictional events, Game 6 centers around the historic 1986 World Series and a day in the life of a playwright who skips opening night to watch the momentous game.
11. The Baby of Mâcon (1993)
Not Rated | 122 min | Drama, History
A movie about the corruption in all levels of society. A baby is born from a supposed-to-be virgin woman, so a chain of hysteria about divine intervention in the birth takes place.
14. The Barkleys of Broadway (1949)
Passed | 109 min | Comedy, Musical
A successful but constantly-feuding husband and wife musical comedy team threatens to break up when the wife entertains an offer to become a serious actress.
15. Life in a Metro (2007)
132 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Six different stories, about nine people, each with different issues and problems, all occurring within one place: the METRO.
Votes: 7,058 | Gross: $0.15M
16. Bigger Than the Sky (2005)
PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After being dumped by his girlfriend, a man stuck in a deadend life decides to audition for a small role in a local community theatre's production of Cyrano de Bergerac. Despite having no ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,277 | Gross: $0.02M
17. Alchemy (I) (2005)
PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy, Romance
Can an university computer scientist (Cavanagh) make a woman fall in love with his interactive computer before she succumbs to a well-known professor?
18. Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (1983)
132 min | Comedy, Drama
Two friends, attempting to start-up their own photo studio, come across shady dealings, corruption and murder, and must fight to bring the guilty to light.
19. P'tang, Yang, Kipperbang. (1982 TV Movie)
PG | 85 min | Comedy
The plot of one of the early Channel Four films is sweet and simple. Boy likes girl at school, but is too embarrassed to confront her. Alan relates everything to a running cricket ... See full summary »
20. Catch a Falling Star (2000 TV Movie)
97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Sydney Clarke is a spoiled famous actress who is shooting a film when she suddenly gets angry and storms off. She wakes up in the middle of nowhere and gets a ride to a small New England ... See full summary »
21. Here Come the Girls (1953)
Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Musical
A clumsy, full-of-himself chorus boy gets a chance at Broadway stardom when he's a stand in for a leading actor threatened by an infamous killer.
22. The King of Masks (1996)
91 min | Drama
Wang Bianlian is an aging street performer known as the King of Mask for his mastery of Sichuan Change Art in a true story. His wife left him with and infant son over 30 years ago. The son ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,775 | Gross: $1.10M
25. Scorn (2000 TV Movie)
96 min | Crime, Drama
Darren Huenemann, a spoiled 18-year old plots to have two classmates murder his mother and grandmother so he can inherit their fortunes. His worship of Caligula leads him to treat all like ... See full summary »
27. Ham & Cheese (2004)
88 min | Comedy
Two talentless actors attempt to make it in the cruel world of showbiz. Without an ounce of talent between the two of them and their only strength being persistence, they'll do almost anything to attain their dream. Except let it go.
30. Enchantment (1921)
90 min | Comedy
The frothy experiences of a vain little flapper. Her father induces an actor friend to become a gentlemanly cave man and the film becomes another variation of the 'Taming of the Shrew' ... See full summary »
31. Romeo's Kiss (I) (2007)
Not Rated | 12 min | Short, Drama, Romance
Cécile must go to rehearse Romeo & Juliet, but boyfriend Thomas wants to come watch. When Cécile is called away to a school interview, the play director asks Thomas to step in as Juliet to ... See full summary »
32. The Flemish Vampire (2007)
100 min | Horror
Frank, a vet, discovers that his daughter has a lesbian relationship. When he tries to confront her rehearsal of a play named "The Flemish Vampire" something unexpected happens.
88 min | Thriller
Eminent Belgrade physician gets murdered. The investigation is revealing dark side of his character - illegal abortions and abuse of his wife. Wife's lover is becoming the prime suspect. ... See full summary »
37. Mød mig paa Cassiopeia (1951)
101 min | Romance, Comedy, Musical
A stage writer desperate for inspiration acquires a muse straight out of Greek mythology. She bedazzles everyone she meets, but will the play be done in time, and will earthly life win the muse over?
38. The Circle (1970)
111 min | Drama
A look at the urban society of the seventies. The story of Marta a young and pretty girl, who leaves her husband to search for her true identity. She doesn't quite know what she wants, but ... See full summary »
40. Intimacies (1996)
77 min | Documentary
After coming out as gay and HIV positive Michael Kearns hollywood career dried up. He then developed a one man play, Intimacies wherein he plays twelve PWA's (persons with AIDS) of various ... See full summary »
South Park (1997– )
Helen Keller! The Musical
TV-MA | 21 min | Animation, Comedy
Cartman goes overboard directing a Thanksgiving production of "The Miracle Worker." Meanwhile, Timmy develops a bond with a runt turkey named Gobbles.
Robson Arms (2005–2008)
Lizard of Doubt
Andrew wants to have a baby, and wants to make the process as scientific as possible for conception. This direction is different than what he and Chris had previously discussed, which was ... See full summary »