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1. Now You See Me (I) (2013)
PG-13 | 115 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money.
Votes: 444,772 | Gross: $117.70M
2. The Prestige (2006)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Two stage magicians engage in competitive one-upmanship in an attempt to create the ultimate stage illusion.
Votes: 840,079 | Gross: $53.08M
3. Magic in the Moonlight (2014)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
A romantic comedy about an Englishman brought in to help unmask a possible swindle. Personal and professional complications ensue.
Votes: 45,072 | Gross: $10.51M
4. A Prairie Home Companion (2006)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A look at what goes on backstage during the last broadcast of America's most celebrated radio show, where singing cowboys Dusty and Lefty, a country music siren, and a host of others hold court.
Votes: 19,625 | Gross: $20.34M
5. The Great Buck Howard (2008)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
A young man, much to the chagrin of his father, becomes the new assistant to an illusionist in decline.
Votes: 11,800 | Gross: $0.75M
7. Man of a Thousand Faces (1957)
122 min | Biography, Drama
The life and career of vaudevillian and silent screen horror star Lon Chaney, his contentious relationship with his neurotic wife, and his premature death.
8. The Best of Everything (1959)
Approved | 121 min | Drama, Romance
An expose of the lives and loves of Madison Avenue working girls and their higher ups.
9. Lili Marleen (1981)
R | 120 min | Drama, Music, Romance
In Switzerland German singer 'Willie' falls in love with Jewish composer 'Robert' who offers resistance to the Nazis by helping refugees. But his family thinks that 'Willie' is also a Nazi ... See full summary »
Writers: Manfred Purzer, Joshua Sinclair, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Lale Andersen, Werner Uschkurat | Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Stars: Hanna Schygulla, Giancarlo Giannini, Mel Ferrer, Karl-Heinz von Hassel
10. The Stooge (1951)
100 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Egotistical vaudevillian Bill Miller basks in the limelight with his successful musical-comedy act, but his success is due to his unheralded second banana.
12. On Tour (2010)
111 min | Comedy, Drama
Joachim, a former Parisian television producer had left everything behind - his children, friends, enemies, lovers and regrets - to start a new life in America. He comes back with a team of... See full summary »
Writers: Mathieu Amalric, Raphaëlle Desplechin, Philippe Di Folco, Tom Frank, Marcelo Novais Teles | Director: Mathieu Amalric | Stars: Miranda Colclasure, Suzanne Ramsey, Dirty Martini, Julie Atlas Muz
13. Le Million (1931)
Not Rated | 81 min | Musical, Comedy
An impoverished painter and his rival engage in a race across Paris to recover a jacket concealing a winning lottery ticket.
14. Around a Small Mountain (2009)
84 min | Comedy, Drama
Biopic based on the life of author Raymond Roussel.
Votes: 545 | Gross: $0.03M
15. Kim Jong-Il's Comedy Club (2009)
88 min | Documentary, Comedy
Two Danish comedians join the director on a trip to North Korea, where they have been allowed access under the pretext of wanting to perform a vaudeville act.
Votes: 1,351 | Gross: $0.01M
16. Paradise Canyon (1935)
Passed | 52 min | Western, Crime
Sent to find counterfeiters, John Wyatt joins Doc Carter's medicine show. They arrive in the town where Curly Joe runs his counterfeiting operation. Carter was once framed by Curly Joe and ... See full summary »
17. The Clairvoyant (1935)
TV-G | 81 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A fake music-hall clairvoyant meets a woman, and suddenly his predictions seem to come true ...
18. Gran Casino (1947)
92 min | Drama, Musical
After the mysterious disappearance of an oil well owner, one of his workers, Gerardo (Jorge Negrete) assumes the business management. Soon, the owner's sister (Libertad Lamarque) arrives ... See full summary »
19. Hello Frisco, Hello (1943)
99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
In turn-of-the-century San Francisco, an ambitious vaudevillian takes his quartet from a honky tonk to the big time, while spurning the love of his troupe's star singer for a selfish heiress.
20. Carolina Blues (1944)
Approved | 81 min | Musical
Band Leader Kay Kyser wants to take a holiday, but his publicist Charlotte has promised that he'll give a concert for defense plant workers. Due to the fact that his vocalist has quit to ... See full summary »
21. Go Into Your Dance (1935)
Approved | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Musical
Al Howard may be a star on Broadway, but he is no longer welcomed by any producer. It seems that he just trots off to Mexico any time he wants causing shows to close and producers to lose ... See full summary »
22. Mexican Spitfire's Elephant (1942)
Approved | 64 min | Comedy, Romance
Dizzy Carmelita and Uncle Matt inadvertently become involved with thieves smuggling jewels inside a ceramic elephant.
23. Carnival Magic (1981)
G | 86 min | Fantasy
A magician in a carnival--who actually can read minds and levitate people and objects--works with a superintelligent chimp named Alex, who can also talk. The magician and the chimp soon ... See full summary »
24. Here Comes Trouble (1948)
Approved | 55 min | Comedy
A newspaper publisher (Emory Parnell) is being blackmailed by a burlesque queen (Joan Woodbury), and he sends one of his reporters (William Tracy) to talk to her. The girl is murdered and ... See full summary »
25. The Shanghai Drama (1938)
76 min | Drama
A Russian emigrant sings in a Shanghai nightclub under the assumed name of Kay Murphy. All she dreams of is a peaceful life with her daughter Vera. But this is only a pipe dream as she has ... See full summary »
26. You're a Sweetheart (1937)
Approved | 96 min | Musical, Romance
Hal Adams tries to win the heart of Broadway star Betty Bradley.
27. Just Off Broadway (1942)
Approved | 65 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Private detective Michael Shayne (Lloyd Nolan) is serving on the jury trying Lillian Hubbard (Janis Carter) for the murder of Harley Forsythe. A witness with information that could clear ... See full summary »
28. Laughing Matters (2004 Video)
Unrated | 60 min | Documentary, Comedy
Documentary film about these 4 ground-breaking lesbian comediennes. Interviews are interspersed with stand-up material.
31. Mr. District Attorney in the Carter Case (1941)
Approved | 67 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
P.Cadwallader Jones (James Ellison), assistant district attorney and his sweetheart Terry Parker (Virginia Gilmore, a newspaper reporter, are about to be married when news comes that ... See full summary »
32. Dizzy Dames (1935)
Passed | 65 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Lillian Bennett runs a theatrical boarding house in New York City. She doesn't want her débutante daughter Helen Bennett, reared in finishing schools away from New York, to know of her own ... See full summary »
33. The Talking Dog (1956)
Approved | 6 min | Animation, Short
Maggie and Sam have finally saved enough money to be able to pay off the mortgage on their home, and Maggie warns Sam to be careful on his way to the bank. Sam immediately runs into a shady... See full summary »
35. Naked Nights (1963)
Sketches, with titles in Italian, Spanish, French, and English, according to, and in order of, the Italian version: (1) Strip in the moon; (2) Mistery dance; (3) First ball; (4) Censored; (... See full summary »
36. Lawrence Welk and His Champagne Music (1950)
Approved | 11 min | Short, Music
Lawrence Welk and his Champagne Music (and Orchestra) are playing their music in a fictional nightclub setting in which one of the band musicians is out in the audience playing a ... See full summary »
38. This Is the Life (1935)
Approved | 63 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
After obtaining her from an orphanage a couple exploit entertainer Withers till she runs away and later becomes a professional.
Writers: Lamar Trotti, Arthur T. Horman, Sid Brod, Lou Breslow, C. Graham Baker, Nan Blair, Byron Morgan, Gertrude Purcell, Gene Towne | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Jane Withers, John McGuire, Sally Blane, Sidney Toler
39. Troubles of a Manager of a Burlesque Show (1904)
2 min | Short, Comedy
Facing a stationary camera, sitting at a desk, a man works busily. Posters of burlesque queens are on the wall behind him. A single woman, followed later by later two others, comes into the... See full summary »
Writer: Frank Marion
43. Jack Buchanan with the Glee Quartet (1930)
6 min | Short, Comedy, Music
Early Vitaphone-Warner Bros. short film introduced as part of the Vitaphone Varieties series featuring Jack Buchanan who announces to the audience that he will be replacing a member of the ... See full summary »
Star: Jack Buchanan
44. Little Miss Roughneck (1938)
Approved | 64 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
A talented 10-year-old singing prodigy, Foxine LaRue, who is only slightly less artificial and theatrical than her name, is pushed into vaudeville by her stage-mother mama, Gert LaRue, who ... See full summary »
49. Skybound (1935)
Approved | 55 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Captain John Kent is a pilot in charge of the border patrol. Two crooks who head up a smuggling operation, Morley and his associate Faber, are trying to outwit Kent. The smugglers hope that... See full summary »