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1. Rosemary's Baby (1968)

R | 137 min | Drama, Horror

8.0
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A young couple move into an apartment, only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins to control her life.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon, Sidney Blackmer

Votes: 144,218

2. The Wolfman (2010)

R | 103 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.8
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43 Metascore

Upon his return to his ancestral homeland, an American man is bitten, and subsequently cursed by, a werewolf.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Benicio Del Toro, Anthony Hopkins, Emily Blunt, Simon Merrells

Votes: 90,568 | Gross: $61.94M

3. The Alamo (2004)

PG-13 | 137 min | Drama, History, War

6.0
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47 Metascore

Based on the 1836 standoff between a group of Texan and Tejano men, led by Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie, and Mexican dictator Santa Anna's forces at the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas.

Director: John Lee Hancock | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Billy Bob Thornton, Emilio Echevarría, Jason Patric

Votes: 17,038 | Gross: $22.41M

4. The Dresser (2015 TV Movie)

105 min | Drama

6.9
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A drama, based on a successful play, about an ageing actor and his personal assistant.

Director: Richard Eyre | Stars: Emily Watson, Ian McKellen, Sarah Lancashire, Anthony Hopkins

Votes: 1,435

5. The Cheaters (1945)

Passed | 87 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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An eccentric wealthy family facing bankruptcy schemes to steal an inheritance, but an alcoholic ex-actor they take in for Christmas charity complicates their plan.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Joseph Schildkraut, Billie Burke, Eugene Pallette, Ona Munson

Votes: 339

6. Man of a Thousand Faces (1957)

122 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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The life and career of vaudevillian and silent screen horror star Lon Chaney, his contentious relationship with his neurotic wife, and his premature death.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: James Cagney, Dorothy Malone, Jane Greer, Marjorie Rambeau

Votes: 1,816

7. Tales of Manhattan (1942)

Unrated | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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A formal tailcoat that gets passed from one owner to another affects each life in a significant way.

Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Charles Boyer, Rita Hayworth, Ginger Rogers, Henry Fonda

Votes: 1,303

8. Torch Song (1953)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.3
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Jenny Stewart is a tough Broadway musical star who doesn't take criticism from anyone. Yet there is one individual, Tye Graham, a blind pianist who may be able to break through her tough ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Walters | Stars: Joan Crawford, Michael Wilding, Gig Young, Marjorie Rambeau

Votes: 822

9. Le mariage à trois (2010)

104 min | Drama

5.3
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A play writer entertains the actors of his next play, including his ex-wife and her new lover. Everyone is finding his new place.

Director: Jacques Doillon | Stars: Pascal Greggory, Julie Depardieu, Louis Garrel, Agathe Bonitzer

Votes: 155

10. The Curse of Steptoe (2008 TV Movie)

67 min | Biography, Drama

7.9
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In the early 1960s aspiring stage actor Harry H. Corbett jumps at the chance to play junk-dealer Harold Steptoe in a television comedy show 'Steptoe and Son'. However, the show's success ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Samuels | Stars: Roger Allam, Jason Isaacs, Zoë Tapper, Clare Higgins

Votes: 237

11. The Brighton Strangler (1945)

Approved | 67 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.4
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After suffering a head injury during the Blitz, an actor comes to believe himself to be the Brighton Strangler, the murderer he was playing onstage.

Director: Max Nosseck | Stars: John Loder, June Duprez, Michael St. Angel, Miles Mander

Votes: 323

12. My Friend Victoria (2014)

Unrated | 95 min | Drama

6.5
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53 Metascore

At age eight, Victoria spends a night in the home of a wealthy white family; years later, she encounters them again and her life is changed forever.

Director: Jean-Paul Civeyrac | Stars: Guslagie Malanga, Nadia Moussa, Catherine Mouchet, Pascal Greggory

Votes: 136

13. Here Come the Girls (1953)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Musical

6.0
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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.

Director: Claude Binyon | Stars: Bob Hope, Tony Martin, Arlene Dahl, Rosemary Clooney

Votes: 282

14. Frankie and Johnny Are Married (2003)

R | 95 min | Comedy

5.9
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44 Metascore

Television director/producer Michael Pressman mounts a production of Frankie and Johnny in the Clare de Lune starring his wife, Lisa Chess. But their attempts to stage the play and work on ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Pressman | Stars: Michael Pressman, Lisa Chess, Alan Rosenberg, Stephen Tobolowsky

Votes: 187 | Gross: $0.02M

15. The Tyrant's Heart (1981)

96 min | Drama, History

7.5
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A historical drama set in the 1400s, about a young man sent to Italy but is forced back after his father's mysterious death.

Director: Miklós Jancsó | Stars: Teresa Ann Savoy, László Gálffi, József Madaras, Ninetto Davoli

Votes: 58

16. Nancy Drew: Labyrinth of Lies (2014 Video Game)

E10+ | Adventure, Mystery

7.9
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Teen detective Nancy Drew investigates a series of thefts from a museum in Greece.

Director: Tim Burke | Stars: Lani Minella, Julia Stockton, Katherine Grant-Suttie, Beau Prichard

Votes: 18

17. Dandelions by the Roots (1964)

95 min | Comedy

6.0
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Jockey Jack has a bill open with a gangster just released from jail. He somehow manages to parry the gangster's knife attack backstage at a theatre and the latter ends up dead being put ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Lautner | Stars: Michel Serrault, Maurice Biraud, Louis de Funès, Mireille Darc

Votes: 341

18. Pane, vy jste vdova! (1971)

97 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.5
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After a soldier cuts off the arm of king's cousin, king decides to deactivate the army. Of course, generals don't like it at all and they try to kill the king. The assassin should be ... See full summary »

Director: Václav Vorlícek | Stars: Iva Janzurová, Olga Schoberová, Eduard Cupák, Jirí Sovák

Votes: 512

19. Grief Street (1931)

Passed | 64 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

5.5
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Alvin Merle, a womanizing Broadway matinée idol, is found strangled in his dressing room. The door is locked from the inside and there is no possible other way into the room. Merle is ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Barbara Kent, John Holland, Dorothy Christy, Crauford Kent

Votes: 44

20. Nick Nolte: No Exit (2008)

74 min | Documentary, Biography

6.9
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A frank and unconventional view of the life and work of actor Nick Nolte.

Director: Tom Thurman | Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Jacqueline Bisset, Powers Boothe, F.X. Feeney

Votes: 92

21. Whom the Gods Destroy (1934)

Approved | 75 min | Drama

7.4
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Broadway's most successful producer, John Forrester, is deeply in love with his wife Margaret and dreams of the future when his son Jack will step into his shoes. He sails to England to ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Walter Connolly, Robert Young, Doris Kenyon, Macon Jones

Votes: 31

22. Murder in Times Square (1943)

Approved | 65 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Actor-playwright Cory Williams is sitting in a nightclub when Longacre Lil, a Broadway vagrant, and asks him for some money. He not only refuses her but call her a fake,and she threatens ... See full summary »

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Edmund Lowe, Marguerite Chapman, John Litel, William Wright

Votes: 10

23. Why Girls Go Back Home (1926)

Passed | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Marie Downey (Patsy Ruth Miller), a trusting country girl falls in love with a touring stage-actor, Clifford Dudley (Clive Brook),and becomes a chorus girl as he becomes a matinée idol on old Broadway.

Director: James Flood | Stars: Patsy Ruth Miller, Clive Brook, Jane Winton, Myrna Loy

24. Den sedmý, osmá noc (1969)

103 min | Drama, Mystery

6.9
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A bus arrives to the village, carrying a group of traveling actors who begin to perform passion plays from the Bible. Editor Alena (Kveta Fialová), lover of one of the actors, Baritone (... See full summary »

Director: Evald Schorm | Stars: Jan Libícek, Václav Babka, Josef Bek, Karel Belohradský

Votes: 77

25. The Zero Hour (1939)

Approved | 65 min | Drama, Romance

5.2
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Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: Frieda Inescort, Otto Kruger, Adrienne Ames, Donald Douglas

Votes: 20

26. Je l'ai été 3 fois! (1952)

81 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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A husband who had divorced twice because he had been betrayed by his former wives, takes his precautions to prevent the did to happen a third time. And yet it does.

Director: Sacha Guitry | Stars: Sacha Guitry, Bernard Blier, Lana Marconi, Simone Paris

Votes: 36

27. The Gay Deceiver (1926)

Passed | 70 min | Drama, Romance

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Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Lew Cody, Malcolm McGregor, Marceline Day, Carmel Myers

28. La voce naturale - Giving Voice (2008)

91 min | Documentary

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Director: Alessandro Fabrizi | Stars: Noel Arthur, Isabelle Byloos, Ken Cheeseman, Christian Crahay

29. Fired Wife (1943)

Approved | 75 min | Comedy

6.5
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In this comedy, a husband and wife want to keep their marriage a secret on professional grounds, and are consequently pursued romantically by an 'other man' and 'other woman', resulting in awkward complications.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Robert Paige, Louise Allbritton, Diana Barrymore, Walter Abel

Votes: 8

30. Ambitious People (1931)

Passed | 17 min | Short, Comedy, Music

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Herman Timberg, (father of Herman Timberg Jr/Tim Herbert in real life,) plays the director of a Broadway musical comedy and wants singer Barbara Blair to have the lead role, but the angel (... See full summary »

Director: Sammy Lee | Stars: Herman Timberg, Barbara Blair

31. Je veux être actrice (2016)

62 min | Documentary

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Director: Frédéric Sojcher | Stars: Nastasjia Sojcher, Yves Afonso, Emilie Chesnais, Patrick Chesnais

32. La présence réelle (1984)

60 min

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Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Franck Oger, Nadège Clair, Camila Mora-Scheihing, Catherine Oudin

Votes: 9

33. Caro Paolo (2013)

20 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Donata Gallo | Stars: Marco Bellocchio, Anna Bonaiuto, Paolo Borsellino, Andrea Camilleri

34. Pardehe Akhar (1991)

105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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"Gaslight" as Farsi farce. Kamran and Moluk, middle-aged siblings, live penniless in the family's Tehran mansion, selling furniture to pay expenses. Their brother, who owns the house, has ... See full summary »

Director: Varuzh Karim-Masihi | Stars: Farimah Farjami, Dariush Arjmand, Niku Kheradmand, Shahin Alizadeh

Votes: 272

35. Lear

Drama | Announced

A failed Broadway stage director finds redemption through his estranged Alzheimer-ridden father, a once great stage actor.

Director: Thomas Roth | Star: Bo Svenson

36. Calling Scotland Yard: Falstaff's Fur Coat (1954)

Approved | 27 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

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Because of his luxurious fur coat, a hammy actor becomes involved with crooks. His coat resembles the one that a gang's fence wears, and he is continually finding stolen jewelry in his coat... See full summary »

Director: Paul Dickson | Stars: Paul Douglas, Robert Adair, Peter Bathurst, Wilfrid Caithness

37. Já uz budu hodný, dedecku! (1979)

86 min | Comedy

6.5
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To the intolerant and bloody-minded Prague actor Bergner (Milos Kopecký) is the lead in Moliere's Misanthrope which he is studying now as tailor-made. On top of that he is malicious and he ... See full summary »

Director: Petr Schulhoff | Stars: Milos Kopecký, Alena Vránová, Ladislav Pesek, Frantisek Filipovský

Votes: 68

38. Documenti su Giuseppe Pinelli (1970)

45 min | Documentary, Short

7.9
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Directors: Elio Petri, Nelo Risi | Stars: Giancarlo Dettori, Luigi Diberti, Renzo Montagnani, Licia Pinelli

Votes: 7

39. Colpo di scena (2014– )

45 min

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Stars: Pino Strabioli, Alessandro Gassman, Filippo Timi, Franco Zeffirelli

40. Never Odd or Even (2006)

14 min | Short, Comedy

8.0
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What happens when a small-town, middle-aged theater actor scores an audition for a big-budget action flick? You'll find out as we follow Chet Marshall in Never Odd or Even. Chet Marshal, an... See full summary »

Directors: Ellen Arden, Theresa Jasko | Stars: Mike Sobocinski, Ellen Arden, Dana Green, Shawn Gustafson

Votes: 6

41. My Naked Villainy (2011)

127 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Ian, a commercially successful stage director, mounts an avant-garde production of 'Othello' for the sole purpose of destroying Tyson, the actor who stole his fiancee Anne. Fanatic in his ... See full summary »

Director: Gil Austin | Stars: Gil Austin, Barth Bennett, Leslie Ann Chastain, R. Michael Clinkscales

42. Gorgo: Behind the Scenes (2000 Video)

10 min | Documentary, Short, Sci-Fi

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Documentary on the making of "Gorgo" (1961).

Stars: Steve Garfinkel, William Sylvester, Bill Travers

43. The Screen Test (1936)

19 min | Short, Comedy

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Buster West and Tom Patricola are understudies in a melodrama but the star has them fired. They try for a job at a film studio and the producer says he is looking for a romantic-type who ... See full summary »

Director: William Watson | Stars: Buster West, Tom Patricola, Dudley Clements, Donald MacBride

44. Harlem Theatre (1968)

106 min | Documentary

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Director: Klaus Wildenhahn | Stars: Ed Bullins, Yvette Hawkins, Robert MacBeth, George Miles

45. Atto unico (2013– )

10 min | Drama

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Stars: Stefano Accorsi, Vinicio Marchioni, Alessandro Roja

46. The Flattering Word (1929)

25 min | Short, Comedy

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The adventures of an actor on tour, resting upon the intriguing theme that you can cure a person of his prejudice by extending him the flattery of comparing him to an actor.

Director: Bryan Foy | Stars: Harrison Ford, John Litel, Margaret Fielding, Blanche Friderici

47. Dario Fo: Lu santo jullare Francesco (2014 TV Special)

Documentary, Comedy

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Director: Felice Cappa | Stars: Dario Fo, Mika

48. The Method (I) (2010)

28 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Shane Bartlett | Stars: Brandon Boyd, Richard Daniel, David Ditmore, Miranda Fisher

49. Scene napoletane (2014 TV Movie)

Drama

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Director: Margherita Lamagna | Stars: Vincenzo Ambrosino, Hilenia De Falco, Eduardo De Filippo, Adele Gallo

50. Bellevue (1969 TV Movie)

Drama

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Director: Jirí Belka | Stars: Rudolf Hrusínský, Blanka Bohdanová, Josef Abrhám, Josef Bláha