Most Popular "Struggling Actor" Titles
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1. Little Nicky (2000)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy
After two of the devil's three sons escape hell to wreak havoc on Earth, the devil must send his third son, the mild-mannered Nicky to bring them back before it's too late.
2. Citizen Gangster (2011)
Not Rated | 105 min | Crime, Drama
WWII vet Eddie Boyd is torn between providing for his young family and an unfulfilled dream of becoming a Hollywood star. He discovers a way to do both, but his dream leads him down a path of danger and tragedy.
3. Living in Oblivion (1995)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
Film about filmmaking. It takes place during one day on set of non-budget movie. Ultimate tribute to all independent filmmakers.
4. Jimmy Hollywood (1994)
R | 112 min | Crime, Comedy, Drama
Jimmy Alto is an actor wannabe who stumbles into the role of a lifetime. He becomes a vigilante crime-fighter, aided by his sidekick William, who has suffered a head wound and has problems ... See full summary »
5. City of Life (2009)
A privileged young male Arab at odds with his cultural identity and his less fortunate street smart friend; a disillusioned Indian taxi driver who bears an uncanny resemblance to a famous ... See full summary »
8. I Ought to Be in Pictures (1982)
PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama
Grandmother has nothing to say when Libby tells her that she is off to LA to look up Dad, a Hollywood screenwriter. Grandmother has been in a New York cemetery for six years and Dad has ... See full summary »
9. Hollywood Wives (1985 TV Mini-Series)
270 min | Drama, Romance
A three-part, six-hour adoptation of Jackie Collins' book about a group of very wealthy, attractive, snobbish women who are caught up in the low life and high society of Hollywood.
10. Upstream (1927)
60 min | Comedy, Drama
Among the residents of a theatrical boarding house is the last member of a once great acting family, down on his luck. When an offer to star in a London "Hamlet" comes, he takes lessons ... See full summary »
12. L'Audition (2005)
111 min | Drama
Forty-year old Louis is a loud-mouthed repo-man who has nurtured a lifelong dream of becoming a successful actor. Fortunately for Louis his cousin is a casting agent, and he soon learns ... See full summary »
13. Murder by Natural Causes (1979 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama, Mystery
Allison, the unfaithful wife of a famous mentalist with a heart problem, together with her lover tries to kill him by scaring him to death, but the whole thing goes downhill when it turns out that he knew about it all along.
14. Carving Out Our Name (2001)
A desperate filmmaker with no budget, stars or crew begins to film his aspiring actor roommates and ends up with the only Hollywood success story caught on camera as it really happened.
15. Unpredictable Guy (1980)
105 min | Drama
Following his mother`s death, wise son Sebastian(Adrian Ferrario) attempts to organise dad Nestor(Hector Alterio) to cope with basic household chores... See full synopsis »
16. The Hit Producer (2014)
107 min | Action, Crime, Thriller | Completed
Katelin Ballantine, a struggling movie producer in search of an investor, reluctantly follows the promise of money into Dublin's drug underworld where she witnesses a botched murder attempt... See full summary »
18. Le Fear (2010)
62 min | Comedy, Horror
A failed Director tries his luck in casting and producing a Feature Film which he wrote 'Le Fear'. He hires the worst Film crew and cast ever to walk this planet the outcome is catastrophic and produces a hilarious outcome.
20. So You Want to Be an Actor (1949)
Approved | 11 min | Comedy, Short
Joe McDoakes, unemployed thespian, makes all the casting calls,reads all of the trade papers, sees agents and tries out for casting directors and producers, and finally lands a role; the ... See full summary »
22. Grip (2009)
88 min | Drama
A struggling actor puts his life on hold as he reluctantly agrees to escape the relative safety of London for the summer to work on a low-budget feature film in Norfolk with his best friend.
23. The Next Big Thing (2012)
7 min | Short, Comedy | Completed
A hilarious love triangle between the colorful costumed characters that begrudgingly work the Hollywood Walk of Fame for tips.
24. A Midsummer Night's Dream (II) (1981 TV Movie)
156 min | Fantasy, Music, Comedy
Mistaken identity, unrequited love, and the supernatural are combined in Shakespeare's classic set in the woods of Greece on a moonlit night.
25. The Peanut Butter Experiment (2005)
35 min | Short, Comedy
The landlord wants his rent, their girlfriends want to kill them and they have less than a week to make the big score they've always dreamed of. Two out of work actors, Billy and Jeff, have... See full summary »
27. Actors Untitled: The Web Series (2014– )
Actors Untitled is a web series that follows the lives of two best friends, Marisa and Danny, who are struggling actors trying to break into the industry.
30. Döntö pillanat (1938)
79 min | Drama
Gyula Kabos is the manager of a Hungarian theater, and is a staunch supporter of Antal Pager, who is struggling for a stage career with the help of his wife, Lrari Tolney. Kabos loses his ... See full summary »
31. All the Wrong Moves (2006 Video)
17 min | Short, Comedy
Stan Sherberry is a struggling actor in the midst of a midlife crisis. It seems that every time he thinks he has landed the role that will skyrocket him to stardom, the role ends up going ... See full summary »
33. Die Mekaniks (2009)
27 min | Short
Inspired by the bumbling acting troupe 'the Mechanicals' from Shakespeare's comedy 'A Midsummer Night's Dream', 'die Mekaniks' (dee mek-a-NEEKS) fly the flag for struggling artists ... See full summary »
Mortal Kombat: Legacy (2011– )
Action, Crime, Fantasy
Johnny Cage is an action hero who has incredible abilities in fighting. But everything's not perfect in his life... and now he's unemployed. This situation leads him to talk with his ... See full summary »
Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
The Cream of the Jest
30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Broken-down actor Charles Gresham,with a weakness for booze, demands that playwright Wayne Campbell give him a part. When Campbell refuses, Gresham resorts to blackmail.
Family Guy (1999– )
Tom Tucker: The Man and His Dream
TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy
Tom Tucker goes to Hollywood to revive his acting career, with Peter as his agent. Back in Quahog, Chris starts dating a girl who looks exactly like Lois.