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1. Sunset Blvd. (1950)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir

8.6
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A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent-film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.

Writers: Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder, D.M. Marshman Jr. | Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim, Nancy Olson

2. Stuck on You (2003)

PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy

5.8
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62 Metascore

Conjoined twins from Martha's Vineyard move to Los Angeles so that one of them can pursue an acting career.

Writers: Charles B. Wessler, Bennett Yellin, Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly | Directors: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly | Stars: Matt Damon, Greg Kinnear, Eva Mendes, Cher

3. She Wants Me (2012)

85 min | Comedy

6.3
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A neurotic writer working on his new film gets into a tricky situation when an A-list actress shows interest in the role intended for his girlfriend.

Writer: Rob Margolies | Director: Rob Margolies | Stars: Josh Gad, Kristen Ruhlin, Hilary Duff, Charlie Sheen

4. The Singing Detective (2003)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

5.7
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45 Metascore

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

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

5. Paris When It Sizzles (1964)

Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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The sprightly young assistant of a Hollywood screenwriter helps him over his writer's block by acting out his fantasies of possible plots.

Writers: Julien Duvivier, Henri Jeanson, George Axelrod | Director: Richard Quine | Stars: William Holden, Audrey Hepburn, Grégoire Aslan, Raymond Bussières

6. Finding Bliss (2009)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Romance

5.3
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30 Metascore

A romantic comedy that explores the adult film industry through the eyes of an idealistic 25 year-old award winning film school grad.

Writer: Julie Davis | Director: Julie Davis | Stars: Leelee Sobieski, Matthew Davis, Jamie Kennedy, Denise Richards

7. L.A. Goddess (1993)

R | 96 min | Drama, Romance

4.2
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A stuntwoman on a western picture takes over the lead role when the star's alcohol problems prove too much, and she finds herself gradually falling in love with the film's producer.

Writers: Michael Criscione, Jerry Davis | Director: Jag Mundhra | Stars: Kathy Shower, David Heavener, Joe Estevez, James Hong

8. Emerald City (1988)

92 min | Comedy, Drama

5.6
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A comedy of life's temptations - lust, greed and power. The city in question is Sydney and the colour green signifies greed and envy in David Williamsons amusing satire on its film and ... See full synopsis »

Writer: David Williamson | Director: Michael Jenkins | Stars: John Hargreaves, Nicole Kidman, Chris Haywood, Robyn Nevin

9. Trek Nation (2010)

88 min | Documentary

7.4
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The son of the creator of "Star Trek" explores his father's famous creation and how it has affected people.

Writer: Jessica Brunetto | Director: Scott Colthorp | Stars: J.J. Abrams, Indira Addington, Sallie Baliunas, Majel Barrett

10. Dreams with Sharp Teeth (2008)

96 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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64 Metascore

A documentary on speculative fiction writer and essayist Harlan Ellison.

Writer: Erik Nelson | Director: Erik Nelson | Stars: Harlan Ellison, Robin Williams, Neil Gaiman, Edie Adams

11. Conversations with Hollywood (2011– )

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Screenwriters, producers and entertainment industry professionals share inside perspectives on writing, filmmaking and navigating show business - along with practical tips on breaking into Hollywood and stories of their journey to success.

Stars: Bill Lundy, David Alex Kurtz, Michael Engel, Mark Fergus

12. The Astronaut on the Roof (2010)

13 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

7.9
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A comical road movie about two scriptwriters who write a film about two scriptwriters who write a film about a teenage couple who become bank robbers.

Director: Sergi Portabella | Stars: Marc Bischoff, Patrick Diemling, Julia Hartmann, Jesse Inman

13. How to Make It in Hollywood Before You Make It (2004 Video)

52 min | Documentary, Music

6.3
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"How To Make It In Hollywood Before You Make It" is an intimate glimpse of ten relevant and very different emerging artists in Hollywood, all at different stages in their careers.

Writer: Christopher C. Odom | Director: Christopher C. Odom | Stars: Auggie Cavanagh, Ken Cosby, Yolanda Cruz, Lisa Heile

14. Writers on Genre: Action/Adventure/Thriller (2009 Video)

Documentary

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Writers active in the action and adventure sphere discuss how they keep us on the edge of our seats, biting our nails.

Stars: David S. Goyer, Simon Kinberg, Zak Penn, Daniel Petrie Jr.

15. The Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriter Sheldon Turner (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 89 min | Talk-Show

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Sheldon Turner is the prototype for the smart, brash, ambitious young screenwriter. He recently broke through with his script for the remake of The Longest Yard, and has a dozen other ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Palansky | Stars: Mike De Luca, Sheldon Turner

16. Sundance Directors Lab (2009–2010)

Documentary

6.1
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An insiders look at the Sundance Directors Lab as seen through the 2009 fellows' eyes.

Stars: Ritesh Batra, Sally El Hosaini, Gyula Gazdag, Elgin James

17. Writers on Genre: Horror (2009 Video)

Documentary

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Stars: Marcus Dunstan, Scott Kosar, Patrick Melton, Juliet Snowden

18. Screenwriter John Michael Hayes on 'Rear Window' (2001 Video)

13 min | Documentary, Short

6.5
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Writer: Laurent Bouzereau | Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: John Michael Hayes, Alfred Hitchcock, Grace Kelly, James Stewart

19. The Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriter John Hamburg (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 90 min | Talk-Show

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John Hamburg is a very funny guy. After starting a humor magazine called The Dalton Lampoon in high school and making a popular comedic short film about "slacker bomb defusers" while ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Moldavon | Stars: Mike De Luca, John Hamburg

20. A Few Good Men: From Stage to Screen (2001 Video)

14 min | Documentary, Short

6.2
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Director: Michael Gillis | Stars: Aaron Sorkin, Rob Reiner, Kevin Bacon, Harry Caesar

21. Personal History: Foreign Hitchcock (2004 Video)

34 min | Documentary, Short

6.4
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Movie historians and others discuss the making of Foreign Correspondent (1940).

Writer: Laurent Bouzereau | Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Rudy Behlmer, Nat Benchley, Peter Benchley, Stuart Birnbaum

22. OK, ajmo ispocetka (2003)

17 min | Short, Comedy

7.9
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Vlada (Vladimir), a film directing student, gets frustrated with deadlines while trying to think of a story for a student film. Scriptwriting turns into agony in the mix of sexual fantasies... See full summary »

Writer: Vuk Rsumovic | Director: Vladimir Djukelic | Stars: Bojan Dimitrijevic, Ivan Djukanovic, Mina Djukic, Mila Manojlovic

23. The End of America (2000 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

6.5
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An offbeat documentary about America's most vibrant city, Miami, Florida, inspired by Alexander Stuart's book, Life On Mars.

Writer: Alexander Stuart | Director: Laura Ashton | Stars: John Hood, Alexander Stuart

24. The Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriters Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 88 min | Talk-Show

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Few screenwriters can concentrate for more than a few hours, let alone sustain a career in Hollywood for over 30 years. But the blockbuster comedy writing team of Lowell Ganz and Babaloo ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Moldavon | Stars: Michael De Luca, Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel

25. The Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriter David Goyer (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 79 min | Talk-Show

7.1
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David Goyer knows how to bring comic book heroes to kicking, screaming, vengeful life, as he did in The Crow: City of Angels, the Blade series, and Batman Begins. In this wry and surprising... See full summary »

Director: Mark Palansky | Stars: Mike De Luca, David S. Goyer

26. The Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriter Jonathan Hensleigh (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 82 min | Talk-Show

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Jonathan Hensleigh knows good action. This former attorney stopped practicing law to pursue screenwriting, and with his big break writing episodes of The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, his... See full summary »

Director: Dave Moldavon | Stars: Michael De Luca, Jonathan Hensleigh

27. The Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriter Jim Uhls (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 83 min | Talk-Show

8.7
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In these in-depth discussions, some of today's most successful screenwriters share their work habits, methods and inspirations, secrets of the trade, and eye-opening stories from life in ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Palansky | Stars: Mike De Luca, Jim Uhls

28. The Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriter Billy Ray (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 85 min | Talk-Show

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BILLY RAY has written or co-written the screenplays for Color of Night, Volcano and Hart's War and also created the sci-fi series Earth 2. In 2003, Ray wrote and directed Shattered Glass, ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Moldavon | Stars: Mike De Luca, Billy Ray

30. The Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriter Bruce Joel Rubin (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 92 min | Talk-Show

6.7
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With over 23 years in the business, Bruce Joel Rubin has done it all. From his Oscar-winning screenplay for the romantic-comedy-drama Ghost, to the psychological thriller Jacob's Ladder, ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Moldavon | Star: Bruce Joel Rubin

31. The Pitch (I) (2007)

12 min | Short, Comedy

8.4
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An obnoxious Hollywood bigwig prepares to pitch his life to the most discerning critic of all - God.

Writer: Richard S. Dargan | Director: Richard S. Dargan | Stars: Beth Bailey, Steven Blacksmith, Audra Charity, Trine Christensen

32. The Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriter Stuart Beattie (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 82 min | Talk-Show

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After 15 years in the business, Stuart Beattie has learned a thing or two about how to make characters sing (or sting) on the page. Listen in as he describes how to stay hungry when you ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Palansky | Stars: Stuart Beattie, Mike De Luca

33. The Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriter Nick Kazan (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 88 min | Talk-Show

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In these in-depth discussions, some of today's most successful screenwriters share their work habits, methods and inspirations, secrets of the trade, and eye-opening stories from life in ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Moldavon | Stars: Mike De Luca, Nicholas Kazan

34. The Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriter Paul Haggis (2006 Video)

Unrated | 90 min | Talk-Show

7.1
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In these in-depth discussions, some of today's most successful screenwriters share their work habits, methods and inspirations, secrets of the trade, and eye-opening stories from life in ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Palansky | Stars: Mike De Luca, Paul Haggis

35. The Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriter Susannah Grant (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 82 min | Talk-Show

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Susannah Grant received an Oscar nomination for her screenplay for Erin Brockovich, an inspirational story based on the life of a working-class heroine. After her nomination, she went on to... See full summary »

Director: Dave Moldavon | Star: Susannah Grant

36. The Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriter Jeff Nathanson (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 85 min | Talk-Show

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In these in-depth discussions, some of today's most successful screenwriters share their work habits, methods and inspirations, secrets of the trade, and eye-opening stories from life in ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Moldavon | Stars: Mike De Luca, Jeff Nathanson

37. The City (I) (2009)

72 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

7.3
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Scott Valdez is a struggling writer who finds his inspiration in the form of a psychopathic killer named T.K.

Writers: James Vogel, Ezra Stead, Greg Hernandez | Director: James Vogel | Stars: Matt Franta, Heather Amos, Warren Anderson, Sasha Andreev

38. Writing and Casting 'To Catch a Thief' (2002 Video)

10 min | Documentary

6.1
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Writer: Laurent Bouzereau | Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Patricia Hitchcock, Mary Stone, Steven DeRosa

39. The Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriter Ted Griffin (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 71 min | Talk-Show

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Ted Griffin is a man who knows a good con. Anyone who tried to follow the clever criminal head games he built into his screenplays for Ocean's Eleven and Matchstick Men knows not to trust ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Palansky | Stars: Mike De Luca, Ted Griffin

40. Opowiesci Hollywoodu (1987 TV Movie)

140 min | Drama

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Writers: Christopher Hampton, Kazimierz Kutz, Malgorzata Semil | Director: Kazimierz Kutz | Stars: Janusz Gajos, Anna Dymna, Monika Niemczyk, Jerzy Binczycki

41. The Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriter Jose Rivera (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 82 min | Talk-Show

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Jose Rivera's pivotal screenplay for The Motorcycle Diaries was one of the most celebrated works of 2005. It earned him Writers Guld, BAFTA and Academy Award® nominations, and was his first... See full summary »

Director: Dave Moldavon | Stars: Mike De Luca, Jose Rivera

42. The Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriter Scott Rosenberg (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 76 min | Talk-Show

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Boston-born Scott Rosenberg burst onto the scene in 1995 with his hard-boiled screenplay for Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead. His repertoire crosses the film spectrum with indie ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Moldavon | Stars: Mike De Luca, Scott Rosenberg

43. The Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriter Marshall Herskovitz (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 83 min | Talk-Show

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Writer, director, producer MARSHALL HERSKOVITZ is one of the most prominent figures in film and television. With partner Ed Zwick, whom he met while attending the American Film Institute, ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Moldavon | Star: Marshall Herskovitz

44. The Group (2008)

19 min | Short, Comedy

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What do a stressed out license-plate salesman, a nymphomaniac, a Woodstock-era hippie, an obsessive-compulsive candy maker, a hip-hop priest, and a megalomaniac Indian have in common? Six ... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Peditto, Boris Wexler | Director: Boris Wexler | Stars: Usman Ally, Kate Bergeron, Charlotte Chanler, Charles Harris

45. Jack's House (2001)

90 min

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An actor/doorman in Toronto encounters all sorts of weird and wacky characters while trying to write a movie script. Shot in one day in Toronto. (Experimental film)

Director: Naomi Hiltz | Stars: Christian McKenna, Eric Barnett, Danilo Di Julio, Jonathan Hiltz

46. Suburbia (I) (2012)

12 min | Short, Comedy

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Jake is a screenwriter who just had his first script optioned for a television series. When he writes a plot based in Suburbia, his agent tells him he's been jaded by city life and that he ... See full summary »

Writer: Matt Gagliardi | Director: Matt Gagliardi | Stars: Greg Ekstrom, Tim McGullam, Ryan Sartor, Alex Caputo

47. The Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriter Nia Vardalos (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 80 min | Talk-Show

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NIA VARDALOS was nominated for the Academy Award® and the Writers Guild Award in 2003 for her breakthrough screenplay My Big Fat Greek Wedding, which was based on her one-woman play. The ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Moldavon | Stars: Mike De Luca, Nia Vardalos

48. The Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriter Callie Khouri (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 86 min | Talk-Show

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Callie Khouri's seminal, Oscar-winning® screenplay for Thelma & Louise, released in 1991, gave voice to a profound cultural moment and became one of the most provocative cinematic landmarks... See full summary »

Director: Dave Moldavon | Stars: Mike De Luca, Callie Khouri

49. The Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriter Peter Tolan (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 83 min | Talk-Show

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In these in-depth discussions, some of today's most successful screenwriters share their work habits, methods and inspirations, secrets of the trade, and eye-opening stories from life in ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Moldavon | Stars: Mike De Luca, Peter Tolan

50. The Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriter Ed Solomon (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 78 min | Talk-Show

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In these in-depth discussions, some of today's most successful screenwriters share their work habits, methods and inspirations, secrets of the trade, and eye-opening stories from life in ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Moldavon | Star: Jay Fernandez