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1. A Lot Like Love (2005)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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48 Metascore

On a flight from Los Angeles to New York, Oliver and Emily make a connection, only to decide that they are poorly suited to be together. Over the next seven years, however, they are ... See full summary »

Director: Nigel Cole | Stars: Ashton Kutcher, Amanda Peet, Taryn Manning, Aimee Garcia

Votes: 58,410 | Gross: $21.84M

2. That Most Important Thing: Love (1975)

R | 109 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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Servais Mont, a photographer, meets Nadine Chevalier who earns her money starring in cheap soft-core movies. Trying to help her, he borrows the money from the loan sharks to finance the ... See full summary »

Director: Andrzej Zulawski | Stars: Romy Schneider, Fabio Testi, Jacques Dutronc, Claude Dauphin

Votes: 2,190

3. Daisy Diamond (2007)

94 min | Drama

6.1
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A tragic story about Anna who dreams of one thing only: making it as an actress. She moves from Sweden to Copenhagen to pursue her dream. But fate has something else in store for her. ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Staho | Stars: Noomi Rapace, Thure Lindhardt, Benedikte Hansen, Morten Kirkskov

Votes: 860

4. Luck by Chance (2009)

156 min | Drama

7.1
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58 Metascore

When Vikram gets tapped to play the male lead in a Bollywood film, he can't believe his luck. But it may ruin his relationship with his girlfriend.

Director: Zoya Akhtar | Stars: Farhan Akhtar, Konkona Sen Sharma, Rishi Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia

Votes: 6,978 | Gross: $0.36M

5. Jealousy (2013)

77 min | Drama

6.3
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66 Metascore

As a man leaves his wife and daughter, a series of brief conversations, observed gestures, chance encounters and impulsive acts, tell the story of the relationships that flounder and thrive in the wake of this decision.

Director: Philippe Garrel | Stars: Louis Garrel, Anna Mouglalis, Rebecca Convenant, Olga Milshtein

Votes: 1,076 | Gross: $0.06M

6. The Telephone (1988)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

4.6
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A crazy out of work actress, Vashti Blue, spends all her time in her small apartment with her pet owl and her telephone, which she uses to try and solve all her problems with life.

Director: Rip Torn | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Severn Darden, Elliott Gould, John Heard

Votes: 708

7. Km. 0 - Kilometer Zero (2000)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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51 Metascore

A comedic look at the love lives of 14 different people and how they interconnect during one hot August afternoon around the Plaza del Sol in Madrid, Spain.

Directors: Yolanda García Serrano, Juan Luis Iborra | Stars: Concha Velasco, Georges Corraface, Silke, Carlos Fuentes

Votes: 1,574

8. Deception (2004 TV Movie)

88 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

5.3
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Erin, a struggling actress, has little faith in men. She works for a detective agency, her job is to seduce married men and let their wives catch them in the act. But lately, Erin is been ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Roy | Stars: Dina Meyer, Steve Bacic, Gary Hudson, Anna Silk

Votes: 163

9. Shirobako (2014– )

Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Aoi will never forget how she felt the day her high school animation club's labor of love was shown at the cultural festival. The sense of awe and the feeling of accomplishment that came ... See full summary »

Stars: Juri Kimura, Haruka Yoshimura, Nobuyuki Hiyama, Mai Nakahara

Votes: 243

10. The Loft (2015– )

Comedy, Drama

7.6
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The Loft is a character-driven dramedy series created by Natalie Faye. It follows a motley crew of struggling young creatives whose lives intersect in the illegal DUMBO loft apartment they ... See full summary »

Stars: Renée Myers, Natalie Faye, Jordane Christie, Kathryn Kuhn

Votes: 63

11. Ovum (I) (2015)

86 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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A quirky Brooklyn actress tries The Method to approach an Off Broadway role and is drawn into the shady world of egg donation clinics and the characters who populate them.

Director: Matt Ott | Stars: Sonja O'Hara, Hassan Johnson, Rutanya Alda, Jaspal Binning

Votes: 58

12. Beautiful Women (2004)

82 min | Drama

6.5
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Five "older" actresses vying for the same role decide to walk out on their audition. They end up on a road trip full of adventures and revelations.

Director: Sathyan Ramesh | Stars: Floriane Daniel, Julia Jäger, Caroline Peters, Clelia Sarto

Votes: 193

13. Moving Malcolm (2003)

83 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.8
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Over a year after bit actress Liz Woodward leaves him at the altar, comedy writer Gene Maxwell is still having trouble dealing with the situation and his life. Writing "Fear Knot", a novel ... See full summary »

Director: Ben Ratner | Stars: Elizabeth Berkley, Ben Ratner, John Neville, Jay Brazeau

Votes: 157

14. Midnight Cabaret (1990)

R | 94 min | Horror

4.5
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A Broadway producer puts on a play with a Devil character in it. Soon the actors begin having nightmares, and events that are mentioned in the play really start happening.

Director: Pece Dingo | Stars: Lisa Hart Carroll, Michael Des Barres, Paul Drake, Laura Harrington

Votes: 48

15. Femmes femmes (1974)

115 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Director: Paul Vecchiali | Stars: Hélène Surgère, Sonia Saviange, Huguette Forge, Michel Delahaye

Votes: 112

16. When Strangers Meet (2013)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama

9.2
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Spencer Maxson is a hard-headed agent who never sleeps. His wife, Jade, is a struggling actress that is trying to be a good spouse and raise their child. Beau Maxson is Spencer's younger, ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Kaufman | Stars: Alex Petrovitch, Janneke Williamson, Oliver Goodwill, Stephanie Katz

Votes: 34

17. The Calamities of Jane (2016– )

Comedy

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Stars: Rebecca Klingler, Kyle T. Heffner, Tripp Pickell, Lee Sherman

18. Las tres alegres comadres (1952)

113 min | Comedy, Musical

5.8
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When three poor young women fail in their attempts to break into films and night clubs in Mexico City, they separate from their boyfriends, form a trio and travel the country singing, ... See full summary »

Director: Tito Davison | Stars: Amalia Aguilar, Lilia Prado, Lilia del Valle, Joaquín Cordero

Votes: 10

19. Yi tan zhao yao jing zhi ying shao ming ce (1996)

Comedy

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Rebecca is a struggling actress who ends up working as an assistant to a high class female pimp called Mandy. Shehas feelings for Rebecca, but has a secret that she cannot tell her.

Directors: Tin Yiu Ma, Wai-Chu Lee | Stars: Cammy Choi, Suet-Man Lee, Shu-Kei Wong, Timothy Zao

Votes: 21

20. Matsumoto Seicho Special: Yubi (2006 TV Movie)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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Fukue Yumiko is a struggling stage actress who will do anything to make it to the top, even if it means using her sexuality to get her ahead. However, as Yumiko gains notoriety, Kitaoka ... See full summary »

Director: Akihiko Sasaki | Stars: Maki Gotô, Mari Hoshino, Hiroko Isayama, Jun'ichi Ishida

Votes: 13

21. Stage Door (1939 TV Movie)

Comedy, Drama

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Television adaptation of George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber's play depicting the lives of struggling Broadway actresses living in a boarding house for women.

Stars: Elizabeth Paige, Janet Fox, Lee Patrick, Sydna Scott

22. Mama (III) (2015)

Short, Drama

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A college drop-out, Abigail tries to pursue an acting career despite her mother's (Carol) wishes. Abigail constantly fights with her mom and one day says a terrible thing to her - she ... See full summary »

Director: Alia Azamat | Stars: Sini Hill, Veronica Järvi, Sini Kangasmaki, Elena Weintraub

23. Stage Door (1948 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

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Behind the scenes lives of the Broadway theatre and the dedicated and often unemployed actors and actresses who live in boarding houses waiting for their big break.

Director: Ed Sobol | Stars: Louisa Horton, Harvey Stephens, Mary Anderson, John Forsythe

24. Audition Girl (2016– )
Episode: Act Like an Athlete (2016)

5 min | Comedy

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Audition Girl's manager sends her on an audition for an athletic women's deodorant commercial.

Directors: Kelly Catey, Cory Lockman | Stars: Sita Acevedo, Lisa-Marie Burnside, Kelly Catey, Jeremy Walker

25. Audition Girl (2016– )
Episode: Biggety Barren Buffalo-Chip (2016)

5 min | Comedy

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AG attends her first acting class with the world famous thespian, Dr. Richard Thornburg.

Directors: Kelly Catey, Cory Lockman | Stars: Beata Borelius, Kelly Catey, Heidi Heaslet, Austin Iredale

26. Audition Girl (2016– )
Episode: Cultural Inappropriation (2016)

5 min | Comedy

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Audition Girl's manager books her an audition for a Latina Club Girl.

Directors: Kelly Catey, Cory Lockman | Stars: Allison Arnold, Kelly Catey, Heidi Heaslet, Jasa Laliberte

27. Skeppsholmen (2002–2004)
Episode: Episode #1.5 (2002)

44 min | Drama

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Karin celebrate her birthday and her husband gives her a surprise present.

Director: Mikael Marcimain | Stars: Kirsti Eline Torhaug, Danilo Bejarano, Sanna Bråding, Lars Green

28. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: Nightmare in 4-D (1957)

TV-14 | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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A man who reads too much pulp fiction finds himself playing Sir Galahad to the blonde in the apartment downstairs. It seems she's burdened with a corpse.

Director: Jus Addiss | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Henry Jones, Barbara Baxley, Norman Lloyd

Votes: 202

29. Taxi (1978–1983)
Episode: Nina Loves Alex (1982)

TV-PG | Comedy

6.3
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Alex plays hard to get when a young, upbeat new cab driver shows a romantic interest in him.

Director: Joan Darling | Stars: Judd Hirsch, Danny DeVito, Marilu Henner, Tony Danza

Votes: 38

30. Audition Girl (2016– )
Episode: Self-Taped (2016)

5 min | Comedy

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Audition Girl works on a self-taped audition with her roommate Jess.

Directors: Kelly Catey, Cory Lockman | Stars: Kelly Catey, Heidi Heaslet

31. Audition Girl (2016– )
Episode: Self-Titled (2016)

6 min | Comedy

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Audition Girl works her way through a busy day of auditions driving in the hot California summer weather with no A/C.

Directors: Kelly Catey, Cory Lockman | Stars: Allison Arnold, Kelly Catey, Benjamin Mennell

32. Audition Girl (2016– )
Episode: Stinky-Breath Sean (2016)

Comedy

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Audition Girl rehearses for her acting class with her partner, Sean.

Directors: Kelly Catey, Cory Lockman | Stars: Kelly Catey, Heidi Heaslet, Graham Skipper