Most Popular "Publicity Stunt" Titles
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1. Annie (2014)
PG | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A foster kid, who lives with her mean foster mom, sees her life change when business tycoon and New York mayoral candidate Will Stacks makes a thinly-veiled campaign move and takes her in.
2. Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! (2004)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Romance
A small-town girl wins a date with a male celebrity through a contest. When the date goes better than expected, a love triangle forms between the girl, the male celebrity, and the girl's best friend.
3. Death Defying Acts (2007)
PG | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
On a tour of Britain in 1926, Harry Houdini enters into a passionate affair with a psychic out to con the famous magician.
4. The Look of Love (2013)
101 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The life of Paul Raymond, the controversial entrepreneur who became Britain's richest man.
Writers: Matt Greenhalgh, Paul Willetts, Jean de Letraz, Simone Peigniet, Mawby Green, Ed Feilbert, Tom Eyen | Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Steve Coogan, Matt Lucas, Anna Friel, Imogen Poots
6. Salaam-E-Ishq (2007)
216 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Six couples in love must face different problems caused by love itself. Do they resolve their issues and face life anew, or do they succumb under pressure ?
7. Beach Blanket Bingo (1965)
Unrated | 98 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
In the fourth of the highly successful Frankie and Annette beach party movies, a motorcycle gang led by Eric Von Zipper kidnaps singing star Sugar Kane managed by Bullets, who hires ... See full summary »
8. The MatchMaker (1997)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
Marcy is an assistant to Senator John McGlory, who is having problems with a re-election campaign. Desperate for Irish votes, McGlory's chief of staff Nick sends Marcy to Ireland to trace ... See full summary »
9. Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1960)
112 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
Drama critic Larry McKay, his wife Kay, and their four sons move from their crowded Manhattan apartment to an old house in the country. While housewife Kay settles into suburban life, Larry... See full summary »
10. Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957)
Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Romance
To save his career, an ad man wants a sex symbol to endorse a lipstick. But she wants something too: he has to pretend to be her new lover.
11. Safety Last! (1923)
Not Rated | 70 min | Comedy, Romance, Thriller
When a store clerk organizes a publicity stunt, in which a friend climbs the outside of a tall building, circumstances force him to make the perilous climb himself.
12. Christmas in Connecticut (1945)
Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Romance
A food writer who has lied about being the perfect housewife must try to cover her deception when her boss and a returning war hero invite themselves to her home for a traditional family Christmas.
13. Hands on a Hard Body: The Documentary (1997)
PG | 98 min | Documentary
Twenty-four contestants compete in an endurance/sleep deprivation contest in order to win a brand new Nissan Hardbody truck. The last person to remain standing with his or her hand on the ... See full summary »
14. Lady by Choice (1934)
Approved | 76 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Fan dancer Alabam Lee is convicted of breaching the morals code with her racy shows. Her agent has her adopt a "mother" from an old ladies home as a publicity ploy to improve her image. ... See full summary »
15. It Should Happen to You (1954)
Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Romance
Gladys Glover has just lost her modelling job when she meets filmmaker Pete Sheppard shooting a documentary in Central Park. For Pete it's love at first sight, but Gladys has her mind on ... See full summary »
16. Houdini (1953)
Approved | 106 min | Biography, Drama
The spectacular but tragically short career of magician and illusionist Harry Houdini whose tricks defied explanation and safety.
17. The Leopard Man (1943)
Approved | 66 min | Horror, Thriller
A seemingly tame leopard used for a publicity stunt escapes and kills a young girl, spreading panic throughout a sleepy new Mexico town.
18. Living It Up (1954)
Approved | 95 min | Comedy
An unsophisticated stationmaster from provincial New Mexico fraudulently claims that he is dying in order to get an expense-paid dream tour of New York.
20. The Miracle of the Bells (1948)
Approved | 120 min | Drama
Granting her final request, a Hollywood press agent brings the dead body of an actress, who died after making her first and only film, back to her hometown for burial. To arouse public ... See full summary »
22. Holyman Undercover (2010)
An Amish man comes to Hollywood to be a missionary, and gets cast as Satan on a nighttime soap opera.
23. Cain and Mabel (1936)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A talented boxer and a gifted dancer hope to increase their waning popularity by inventing a fictitious love affair for the benefit of the tabloids.
24. Having a Wild Weekend (1965)
91 min | Comedy, Music
Dinah is a model whose face appears in an ad campaign for meat. While shooting a TV commercial, she and Steve, one of the stunt men, run off together. The advertising executives use their ... See full summary »
25. Évocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie (2012)
R | 90 min | Documentary
Before entire networks were built on populist personalities; before reality morphed into a TV genre; the masses fixated on a single, sociopathic star: controversial talk-show host Morton Downey, Jr.
26. Red, Hot and Blue (1949)
Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical
An aspiring actress finds herself in a jam when a gangster, who is backing the show she is in, is found dead in her apartment.
27. Waikiki Wedding (1937)
Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A beauty contest winner of the "Miss Pineapple Princess" pageant takes part in a publicity scheme in Hawaii, and is pursued by an advertising executive for the agency doing the promotion.
28. Zombies on Broadway (1945)
Approved | 69 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Two bumbling press agents must search for a zombie to fulfill a commitment to their ex-gangster boss's new nightclub or face the consequences.
30. Broadway Limited (1941)
Approved | 75 min | Comedy
A publicity stunt staged on a train known as the Broadway Limited creates problems because of an unknown baby that was part of the stunt.
31. The Golden Arrow (1936)
Approved | 68 min | Comedy
A cafeteria cashier is hired by a cosmetic firm's publicity agent to live the life of Daisy Appleby, heiress to a fortune. Gossip about her will keep the Appleby name in the forefront. She ... See full summary »
32. Top Banana (1954)
Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A filmed version of Phil Silvers' hit Broadway show about a television comic who tried to regain his ratings on TV.
33. The Star Maker (1939)
Approved | 94 min | Biography, Comedy, Music
This is a film about the life of Gus Edwards, a well known vaudeville composer, entertainer, and producer.
34. The Half Naked Truth (1932)
Passed | 77 min | Comedy, Romance
A barker at a down-at-the-heels carnival becomes a powerhouse New York publicity man as he transforms a sideshow dancer into a Broadway sensation.
36. Love Is a Headache (1938)
Passed | 73 min | Comedy, Romance
A press agent for a Broadway actress whose career is going downhill, attempts to get her some publicity by having her adopt two orphans.
37. This Way Please (1937)
Approved | 75 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A famous singer and matinée idol helps a pretty young theater usher in her dreams of becoming a singer, but when her career begins to take off and she becomes engaged to a wealthy young man... See full summary »
40. Start Cheering (1938)
Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Film star Ted Crosley, fed up with movie life, quits pictures to enroll in Midland College, much to the horror of his manager Sam Lewis and his stooge-friend Willie Gumbatz. Ted wishes to ... See full summary »
41. You're a Sweetheart (1937)
Approved | 96 min | Musical, Romance
Hal Adams tries to win the heart of Broadway star Betty Bradley.
43. A Fig Leaf for Eve (1944)
Approved | 69 min | Drama
An "exotic dancer" is thrown in jail for "lewd activity." She later discovers the raid was set up by her boss to get publicity.
44. Yokel Boy (1942)
Passed | 69 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
A "Perfect Movie Fan",Joe Ruddy, is brought to Hollywood as a publicity stunt, and is put in charge of a production company as a gag, but everybody isn't in on the gag, and Joe imports a ... See full summary »
45. Chatterbox (1943)
Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Romance
While shooting a western on location, a Hollywood "cowboy" star--whose offscreen image is exactly the opposite of his onscreen one--is saved from disaster by a gregarious local girl. She ... See full summary »
47. It Happened in New York (1935)
Approved | 75 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
A New York City cab driver in need of $200 picks up a movie star in his cab, and schemes to get the money from her.
49. Scatterbrain (1940)
Approved | 73 min | Comedy, Musical
Eddie MacIntyre is a press agent, talent scout and right-hand man to J.R.Russell, Producer/Director of Perfection Pictures, is planning a scheme in which he will "plant" his girl friend, ... See full summary »