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R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Illustrated upon the progress of his latest Broadway play, a former popular actor's struggle to cope with his current life as a wasted actor is shown.
Votes: 397,521 | Gross: $42.34M
2. The Lives of Others (2006)
R | 137 min | Drama, Thriller
In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives.
Votes: 260,295 | Gross: $11.28M
3. A Walk to Remember (2002)
PG | 101 min | Drama, Romance
The story of two North Carolina teens, Landon Carter and Jamie Sullivan, who are thrown together after Landon gets into trouble and is made to do community service.
Votes: 163,090 | Gross: $41.23M
R | 160 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Robert Ford, who's idolized Jesse James since childhood, tries hard to join the reforming gang of the Missouri outlaw, but gradually becomes resentful of the bandit leader.
Votes: 136,490 | Gross: $3.90M
8. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008)
PG-13 | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Carmen Lowell is working on the backstage of a play at Yale. When the lead actress, her friend Julia, invites her to Vermont with her to work on a play with a professional cast, she decides... See full summary »
Votes: 22,371 | Gross: $44.09M
10. The Pacifier (2005)
PG | 95 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
Disgraced Navy SEAL Shane Wolfe is handed a new assignment: Protect the five Plummer kids from enemies of their recently deceased father -- a government scientist whose top-secret experiment remains in the kids' house.
Votes: 66,525 | Gross: $113.01M
11. The Third Man (1949)
Not Rated | 93 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller
Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime.
Votes: 114,141 | Gross: $0.45M
13. Synecdoche, New York (2008)
R | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A theatre director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he creates a life-size replica of New York City inside a warehouse as part of his new play.
Votes: 56,169 | Gross: $3.08M
14. Along Came Polly (2004)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Romance
A buttoned up newlywed finds his too organized life falling into chaos when he falls in love with an old classmate.
Votes: 107,110 | Gross: $87.86M
15. The Box (I) (2009)
PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A small wooden box arrives on the doorstep of a married couple, who know that opening it will grant them a million dollars and kill someone they don't know.
Votes: 76,431 | Gross: $15.05M
18. Quills (2000)
R | 124 min | Biography, Drama
In a Napoleonic era insane asylum, an inmate, the irrepressible Marquis De Sade, fights a battle of wills against a tyrannically prudish doctor.
Votes: 44,865 | Gross: $7.06M
20. Outrageous Fortune (1987)
R | 99 min | Comedy
Lauren and Sandy are total opposites who end up in the same acting class and who don't know they are sharing a lover. When he disappears under mysterious circumstances they refuse to ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,692 | Gross: $52.86M
21. Nicholas Nickleby (2002)
PG | 132 min | Drama, Romance
A young, compassionate man struggles to save his family and friends from the abusive exploitation of his cold-heartedly grasping uncle.
Votes: 9,413 | Gross: $1.31M
22. Melinda and Melinda (2004)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two alternating stories, one comedy and the other tragedy, about Melinda's attempts to straighten out her life.
Votes: 27,191 | Gross: $3.83M
23. The Object of My Affection (1998)
R | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A pregnant New York social worker begins to develop romantic feelings for her gay best friend, and decides she'd rather raise her child with him, much to the dismay of her overbearing boyfriend.
Votes: 15,611 | Gross: $29.11M
25. Anne of Avonlea (1987 TV Mini-Series)
230 min | Drama, Family, Romance
Anne Shirley accepts a teaching position at a girls boarding school in a town dominated by a rich and belligerant family determined to make her life miserable.
26. Threesome (1994)
R | 89 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama
Eddy and Stuart share two-thirds of a dormitory suite. Due to bureaucratic error, a woman named Alex is added to their room. At first, relations among the three are tense. Soon, however, ... See full summary »
Votes: 11,014 | Gross: $14.82M
28. The Goodbye Girl (1977)
PG | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After being dumped by her live-in boyfriend, an unemployed dancer and her 10-year-old daughter are reluctantly forced to live with a struggling off-Broadway actor.
29. Flirtation Walk (1934)
Not Rated | 97 min | Musical, Romance
A Musical-romance with Dick Powell as a private stationed in Hawaii who gets involved with Ruby Keeler, the general's engaged daughter. In order to avoid a scandal, the pair break up, but ... See full summary »
30. Tetro (2009)
R | 127 min | Drama
Bennie travels to Buenos Aires to find his long-missing older brother, a once-promising writer who is now a remnant of his former self. Bennie's discovery of his brother's near-finished play might hold the answer to understanding their shared past and renewing their bond.
Votes: 10,626 | Gross: $0.44M
32. Little Ashes (2008)
R | 112 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
About the young life and loves of artist Salvador Dalí, filmmaker Luis Buñuel and writer Federico García Lorca.
Votes: 7,391 | Gross: $0.48M
33. Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (2015)
164 min | Action, Drama, Family
While recovering from an assassination attempt four days before his coronation, a stern prince is replaced by a heartfelt lookalike.
Votes: 11,039 | Gross: $4.33M
35. Dorm Daze 2 (2006 Video)
R | 100 min | Comedy
Sequal to Dorm Daze has most of the original group of college students on a cruise ship in the Pacific, putting on a school play which takes a turn involving the theft of a priceless diamond.
36. Stage Fright (1950)
Approved | 110 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
A struggling actress tries to help a friend prove his innocence when he's accused of murdering the husband of a high society entertainer.
37. Driving Lessons (2006)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama
A coming of age story about a shy teenage boy trying to escape from the influence of his domineering mother. His world changes when he begins to work for a retired actress.
Votes: 9,630 | Gross: $0.24M
40. Were the World Mine (2008)
Not Rated | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
A bullied and demoralized gay student at an all-boys school uses a magical flower derived from Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream' to turn many in his community gay, including a comely rugby player for himself.
Votes: 4,363 | Gross: $0.10M
43. Killing Lincoln (2013 TV Movie)
92 min | Biography, Drama, History
Based on The New York Times best-selling novel, Killing Lincoln is the suspenseful, eye-opening story of the events surrounding the assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln.
44. The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (2003 TV Movie)
R | 114 min | Drama, Romance
A failing star is faced with a lifestyle change when her rich husband suddenly dies while they are en route to Italy. She then sets off in a series of flings with gigolos found for her by ... See full summary »
45. The Last Metro (1980)
PG | 131 min | Drama, Romance, War
In occupied Paris, an actress married to a Jewish theater owner must keep him hidden from the Nazis while doing both of their jobs.
46. Jack the Ripper (1988– )
190 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A Scotland Yard police inspector, battling the booze, investigates the Jack the Ripper murders and discovers a conspiracy that leads all the way up to the queen.
47. Little Women (1933)
Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Family, Romance
Little Women is a "coming of age" drama tracing the lives of four sisters: Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. During the American Civil War, the girls father is away serving as a minister to the troops... See full summary »