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1. No Strings Attached (I) (2011)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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50 Metascore

A guy and girl try to keep their relationship strictly physical, but it's not long before they learn that they want something more.

Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher, Kevin Kline, Cary Elwes

Votes: 183,066 | Gross: $70.66M

2. Seven Psychopaths (2012)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime

7.2
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66 Metascore

A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.

Director: Martin McDonagh | Stars: Colin Farrell, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, Christopher Walken

Votes: 202,278 | Gross: $15.02M

3. Adaptation. (2002)

R | 114 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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83 Metascore

A lovelorn screenwriter becomes desperate as he tries and fails to adapt 'The Orchid Thief' by Susan Orlean for the screen.

Director: Spike Jonze | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Chris Cooper, Tilda Swinton

Votes: 154,552 | Gross: $22.25M

4. Playing It Cool (2014)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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29 Metascore

Unrequited love motivates a guy to write about his experiences.

Director: Justin Reardon | Stars: Chris Evans, Michelle Monaghan, Topher Grace, Aubrey Plaza

Votes: 19,664

5. Southland Tales (2006)

R | 145 min | Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.5
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44 Metascore

During a three day heat wave just before a huge 4th of July celebration, an action star stricken with amnesia meets up with a porn star who is developing her own reality TV project, and a policeman who holds the key to a vast conspiracy.

Director: Richard Kelly | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Seann William Scott, Carlos Amezcua

Votes: 33,765 | Gross: $0.28M

6. My Week with Marilyn (2011)

R | 99 min | Biography, Drama

7.0
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65 Metascore

Colin Clark, an employee of Sir Laurence Olivier's, documents the tense interaction between Olivier and Marilyn Monroe during the production of The Prince and the Showgirl (1957).

Director: Simon Curtis | Stars: Michelle Williams, Eddie Redmayne, Kenneth Branagh, Julia Ormond

Votes: 75,673 | Gross: $14.60M

7. Trumbo (2015)

R | 124 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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60 Metascore

In 1947, Dalton Trumbo was Hollywood's top screenwriter, until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs.

Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane, Helen Mirren, Louis C.K.

Votes: 61,384 | Gross: $7.86M

8. Audition (1999)

R | 115 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.2
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69 Metascore

A widower takes an offer to screen girls at a special audition, arranged for him by a friend to find him a new wife. The one he fancies is not who she appears to be after all.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Ryo Ishibashi, Eihi Shiina, Tetsu Sawaki, Jun Kunimura

Votes: 60,211

9. The Rewrite (2014)

Not Rated | 107 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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51 Metascore

An Oscar-winning writer in a slump leaves Hollywood to teach screenwriting at a college on the East Coast, where he falls for a single mom taking classes there.

Director: Marc Lawrence | Stars: Hugh Grant, Whit Baldwin, Vanessa Wasche, Enid Graham

Votes: 14,253

10. Bad Education (2004)

NC-17 | 106 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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81 Metascore

An examination on the effect of Franco-era religious schooling and sexual abuse on the lives of two longtime friends.

Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Fele Martínez, Javier Cámara, Daniel Giménez Cacho

Votes: 48,476 | Gross: $5.21M

11. Broken Embraces (2009)

R | 127 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.2
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76 Metascore

Harry Caine, a blind writer, reaches this moment in time when he has to heal his wounds from 14 years back. He was then still known by his real name, Mateo Blanco, and directing his last movie.

Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Penélope Cruz, Lluís Homar, Blanca Portillo, José Luis Gómez

Votes: 33,584 | Gross: $5.01M

12. The Singing Detective (2003)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

5.6
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45 Metascore

From his hospital bed, a writer suffering from a skin disease hallucinates musical numbers and paranoid plots.

Director: Keith Gordon | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Robin Wright, Mel Gibson, Jeremy Northam

Votes: 7,439 | Gross: $0.34M

13. Living in Oblivion (1995)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Film about filmmaking. It takes place during one day on set of non-budget movie. Ultimate tribute to all independent filmmakers.

Director: Tom DiCillo | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Catherine Keener, Dermot Mulroney, Danielle von Zerneck

Votes: 13,722 | Gross: $1.15M

14. Kiss of the Damned (2012)

R | 97 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

5.6
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48 Metascore

The vampire Djuna resists the advances of Paolo, but soon gives in to their passion. When her trouble-making sister unexpectedly comes to visit, Djuna's love is threatened, and the whole vampire community becomes endangered.

Director: Xan Cassavetes | Stars: Joséphine de La Baume, Roxane Mesquida, Milo Ventimiglia, Caitlin Keats

Votes: 4,046 | Gross: $0.01M

15. Catch Hell (2014)

Not Rated | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.5
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40 Metascore

Washed up Hollywood actor Reagon Pearce is kidnapped by thugs on the way to work in Shreveport, Louisiana. Trapped in a swamp hut, his kidnappers torture and blackmail him, hijacking his ... See full summary »

Director: Ryan Phillippe | Stars: Ryan Phillippe, Tig Notaro, James DuMont, Joyful Drake

Votes: 2,276

16. 84 Charing Cross Road (1987)

PG | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.5
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True story of a transatlantic business correspondence about used books that developed into a close friendship.

Director: David Hugh Jones | Stars: Anne Bancroft, Anthony Hopkins, Judi Dench, Jean De Baer

Votes: 6,319 | Gross: $1.08M

17. I Want Candy (2007)

R | 87 min | Comedy

5.4
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Joe and Baggy are two misfit English film school students whose first movie goes awry. Desperate to finance their flick, they turn to a porn producer who agrees to give them the money ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Surjik | Stars: Tom Riley, Tom Burke, Carmen Electra, Eddie Marsan

Votes: 6,853

18. The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse (2005)

91 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

6.2
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The notorious fictional town of Royston Vasey is under threat and its inhabitants are forced to leave.

Director: Steve Bendelack | Stars: Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith, Michael Sheen

Votes: 4,675

19. The Lonely Lady (1983)

R | 92 min | Drama

2.6
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A young aspiring screenwriter allows others to exploit her in the hopes of achieving success in Hollywood. She goes through affair after sordid affair in her attempt to write her own screenplay and have it produced.

Director: Peter Sasdy | Stars: Pia Zadora, Lloyd Bochner, Bibi Besch, Joseph Cali

Votes: 793 | Gross: $1.22M

20. Maybe Baby (2000)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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46 Metascore

A comedy about a couple (Hugh Laurie and Joely Richardson) who are trying to conceive a child.

Directors: Ben Elton, Hugh Laurie | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Joely Richardson, Matthew Macfadyen, Adrian Lester

Votes: 5,159 | Gross: $0.01M

21. 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: 8,108 | Gross: $0.36M

22. Walking and Talking (1996)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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67 Metascore

Things have been tough lately for Amelia. Her best friend moved out of the apartment, her cat got cancer, and now her best friend, Laura, is getting married. She copes with things, from the... See full summary »

Director: Nicole Holofcener | Stars: Catherine Keener, Anne Heche, Amy Braverman, Miranda Rhyne

Votes: 2,755 | Gross: $1.28M

23. Mistress (1992)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

5.5
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A comedy about a screenwriter (Robert Wuhl), whose old movie script is read by a producer (Martin Landau) and the search for financial backers begins. But it seems that each money source (... See full summary »

Director: Barry Primus | Stars: Robert Wuhl, Martin Landau, Vasek Simek, Thomas R. Voth

Votes: 1,774 | Gross: $1.10M

24. Nanking (2007)

R | 88 min | Biography, History, War

7.8
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76 Metascore

Through readings of historical account by actors and the testimony of survivors, the events of the Nanjing Massacre are recounted.

Directors: Bill Guttentag, Dan Sturman | Stars: Hugo Armstrong, Rosalind Chao, Stephen Dorff, John Getz

Votes: 3,092 | Gross: $0.16M

25. Totally F***ed Up (1993)

Unrated | 78 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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Six queer teenagers struggle to get along with each other and with life in the face of varying obstacles.

Director: Gregg Araki | Stars: James Duval, Roko Belic, Susan Behshid, Jenee Gill

Votes: 2,189 | Gross: $0.10M

26. Reincarnation (2005)

R | 96 min | Horror, Mystery

6.2
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A Japanese actress begins having strange visions and experiences after landing a role in a horror film about a real-life murder spree that took place over forty years ago.

Director: Takashi Shimizu | Stars: Yûka, Karina, Kippei Shîna, Tetta Sugimoto

Votes: 5,503

27. Home Delivery: Aapko... Ghar Tak (2005)

151 min | Comedy, Romance

3.3
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Sunny Malhotra (Vivek Oberoi) is a 28 year old writer who has carved a name for himself as a popular agony uncle, named Gyan Guru, writing for the Times of Hindustan. Sunny also managed to ... See full summary »

Director: Sujoy Ghosh | Stars: Vivek Oberoi, Mahima Chaudhry, Ayesha Takia, Boman Irani

Votes: 487 | Gross: $0.05M

28. Wishing for a Dream (2016)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Actress Mika Andrews and her filmmaker boyfriend Louis Digman struggle through the trenches of the entertainment industry to succeed in "Hollywood." Told in raw documentary style, the ... See full summary »

Director: Jared Cohn | Stars: Jared Cohn, Sara Malakul Lane, Nicole Alexandra Shipley, Gabriel Campisi

Votes: 33

29. Messages Deleted (2010)

Not Rated | 92 min | Mystery, Thriller

5.0
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A screenwriting teacher is forced to live out the plot of a screenplay idea he stole from a student, who now seeks revenge.

Director: Rob Cowan | Stars: Matthew Lillard, Deborah Kara Unger, Gina Holden, Serge Houde

Votes: 1,834

30. La rabbia (2008)

104 min | Drama

4.6
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A young director, lives with a girl. His only aim is to leave a footstep of his presence on this world realizing a film.

Director: Louis Nero | Stars: Franco Nero, Nico Rogner, Giorgio Albertazzi, Tinto Brass

Votes: 64

31. Johns (1996)

R | 96 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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It's the day before Christmas, the day before John's 21st birthday. He's a prostitute on Santa Monica Blvd in L.A., and he wants to spend that night and the next day at the posh Park Plaza ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Silver | Stars: David Arquette, Lukas Haas, Tony Epper, John C. McGinley

Votes: 1,543 | Gross: $0.05M

32. Vice Academy (1989)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Crime

4.4
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Two female cops go undercover to bust a porno ring.

Director: Rick Sloane | Stars: Linnea Quigley, Ginger Lynn, Karen Russell, Jayne Hamil

Votes: 351

33. Ober (2006)

97 min | Comedy

7.0
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A downtrodden waiter decides to take up matters with the screenwriter determined to make him suffer.

Director: Alex van Warmerdam | Stars: Alex van Warmerdam, Ariane Schluter, Jaap Spijkers, Mark Rietman

Votes: 2,570

34. Un ragazzo d'oro (2014)

102 min | Drama

5.2
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A young copywriter moves to Rome in the wake of his screenwriter father's death, where he meets a publisher who wants to release his dad's autobiography.

Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Riccardo Scamarcio, Sharon Stone, Cristiana Capotondi, Giovanna Ralli

Votes: 291

35. Haebyeonui yeoin (2006)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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72 Metascore

A movie director entices his young friend to come to the beach on the pretext of writing a script. He then starts an affair with the friend's girlfriend.

Director: Sang-soo Hong | Stars: Seung-woo Kim, Hyun-jung Go, Seon-mi Song, Tae-woo Kim

Votes: 890 | Gross: $0.01M

36. A Silent Agreement (2017)

134 min | Drama, Romance

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Reuben, a sensitive writer, grapples with a speech impediment as his boyfriend, Derek, a profoundly deaf Human Rights activist, provides strategies to restore his confidence and ... See full summary »

Director: Davo Hardy | Stars: Davo Hardy, Joshua Sealy, Paul Mercurio, Sage Godrei

37. Just Write (1997)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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A Hollywood tour bus driver poses as a screenwriter to romance an up-and-coming young actress.

Director: Andrew Gallerani | Stars: Sherilyn Fenn, Jeremy Piven, JoBeth Williams, Wallace Shawn

Votes: 904

38. Karaoke (1996– )

63 min | Drama

8.3
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Daniel Feeld is a screenwriter with pains in his gut and a new screenplay called "Karaoke", about a girl named Sandra who works in a seedy Karaoke bar and is murdered by a lowlife named ... See full summary »

Stars: Albert Finney, Roy Hudd, Richard E. Grant, Keeley Hawes

Votes: 452

39. The Dying Gaul (I) (2005)

R | 92 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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62 Metascore

A grief-stricken screenwriter unknowingly enters a three-way relationship with a woman and her film executive husband - to chilling results.

Director: Craig Lucas | Stars: Peter Sarsgaard, Campbell Scott, Patricia Clarkson, Ryan Miller

Votes: 2,186 | Gross: $0.34M

40. Full Tilt Boogie (1997)

R | 97 min | Documentary

6.5
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A documentary about the production of From Dusk Till Dawn (1996) and the people who made it.

Director: Sarah Kelly | Stars: Rick Stribling, Ken Bondy, Amy Minda Cohen, Elizabeth Avellan

Votes: 2,385 | Gross: $0.01M

41. Blue Nude (1978)

92 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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Rocco is a young Italian living in New York. He is desperate for a job and willing to do anything, including being in porn movies, just like his friend Lilly.

Director: Luigi Scattini | Stars: Gerardo Amato, Susan McBain, Giacomo Rossi Stuart, Renato Romano

Votes: 39

42. Stanley Kubrick's Boxes (2008 TV Movie)

48 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
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A few years after his death, the widow of Stanley Kubrick (1928-1999) asks Jon Ronson to look through the contents of about 1,000 boxes of meticulously sorted materials Kubrick left. Ronson... See full summary »

Director: Jon Ronson | Stars: Jon Ronson, Anthony Frewin, Jan Harlan, Christiane Kubrick

Votes: 989

43. Hollywood Story (1951)

Approved | 77 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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During the 1950s Hollywood, an independent producer unwisely opens an old can of worms when he decides to make a movie about the 1930s unsolved murder of a famous silent-film director.

Director: William Castle | Stars: Richard Conte, Julie Adams, Richard Egan, Henry Hull

Votes: 193

44. Speaking Parts (1989)

93 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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A struggling actor's job as a hotel custodian is a front for his real job: being rented out as a gigolo by his supervisor. A co-worker is obsessed with him, but he ignores and avoids her. ... See full summary »

Director: Atom Egoyan | Stars: Michael McManus, Arsinée Khanjian, Gabrielle Rose, Tony Nardi

Votes: 1,135

45. BuzzKill (2012)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy

4.7
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A struggling writer, Ray Wyatt, acquires fame in an unusual way when a notorious serial murderer, named the Karaoke Killer, steals his car and the newest draft of his script.

Director: Steven Kampmann | Stars: Daniel Raymont, Krysten Ritter, Darrell Hammond, Reiko Aylesworth

Votes: 166

46. A Slight Case of Murder (1999 TV Movie)

94 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.0
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A film critic accidentally kills his lover during a spat in which she falls and hits her head. In panic, he immediately covers up his involvement and leaves the apartment. A private ... See full summary »

Director: Steven Schachter | Stars: William H. Macy, Adam Arkin, Felicity Huffman, James Cromwell

Votes: 1,219

47. Da wan (2001)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Yankie director Don Tyler faces mounting insecurity and declining health while on location in Beijing, so his assistant hires down-and-out camerman YoYo to take the reins. Scrambling, ... See full summary »

Director: Xiaogang Feng | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Rosamund Kwan, Paul Mazursky, You Ge

Votes: 1,720 | Gross: $0.00M

48. Geuk jang jeon (2005)

89 min | Drama

7.1
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In Seoul, the paths of two men and one woman intersect and move apart from one another, centering around their love for cinema. A suicidal student meets a young woman who decides to follow ... See full summary »

Director: Sang-soo Hong | Stars: Sang-kyung Kim, Ji-won Uhm, Ki-woo Lee, Kyung-jin Lee

Votes: 706

49. Bekleme Odasi (2003)

94 min | Drama

6.5
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Zeki Demirkubuz plays the lead character Ahmet who wants to make a film about Dostoyevsky's 'Crime and Punishment'. He falls into a deep depression, loses interest in the film and life, ... See full summary »

Director: Zeki Demirkubuz | Stars: Zeki Demirkubuz, Nurhayat Kavrak, Nilüfer Açikalin, Serdar Orçin

Votes: 1,722

50. Let There Be Light (1998)

110 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.6
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A comedy in which God writes a screenplay and goes to earth to find someone to make the film.

Director: Arthur Joffé | Stars: Hélène de Fougerolles, Tchéky Karyo, Ticky Holgado, Pierre Arditi

Votes: 121