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1. Singin' in the Rain (1952)

Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

8.4
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A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound.

Writers: Adolph Green, Betty Comden | Directors: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly | Stars: Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen

2. Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon (2013)

R | 85 min | Documentary, Biography

7.0
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64 Metascore

The life and career of the legendary Hollywood insider, Shep Gordon.

Directors: Beth Aala, Mike Myers | Stars: Shep Gordon, Sylvester Stallone, Michael Douglas, Alice Cooper

3. Nine (2009)

PG-13 | 118 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

5.9
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49 Metascore

Famous film director Guido Contini struggles to find harmony in his professional and personal lives, as he engages in dramatic relationships with his wife, his mistress, his muse, his agent, and his mother.

Writers: Michael Tolkin, Anthony Minghella, Arthur Kopit, Maury Yeston, Mario Fratti | Director: Rob Marshall | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Marion Cotillard, Penélope Cruz, Sandro Dori

4. Sunset Blvd. (1950)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir

8.6
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A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent-film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.

Writers: Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder, D.M. Marshman Jr. | Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim, Nancy Olson

5. A Hard Day's Night (1964)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Music

7.7
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96 Metascore

A 'typical' day in the life of the Beatles, including many of their famous songs.

Writer: Alun Owen | Director: Richard Lester | Stars: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr

6. Postcards from the Edge (1990)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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71 Metascore

Substance-addicted Hollywood actress Suzanne Vale is on the skids. After a spell at a detox centre her film company insists as a condition of continuing to employ her that she live with her... See full summary »

Writer: Carrie Fisher | Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine, Dennis Quaid, Gene Hackman

7. A Star Is Born (1954)

TV-PG | 154 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.8
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A film star helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career on a downward spiral.

Writers: Moss Hart, Dorothy Parker, Alan Campbell, Robert Carson, William A. Wellman | Director: George Cukor | Stars: Judy Garland, James Mason, Jack Carson, Charles Bickford

8. Crazy Heart (2009)

R | 112 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.3
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83 Metascore

A faded country music musician is forced to reassess his dysfunctional life during a doomed romance that also inspires him.

Writers: Scott Cooper, Thomas Cobb | Director: Scott Cooper | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Colin Farrell, James Keane

9. Red Lights (2012)

R | 113 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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36 Metascore

Psychologist Margaret Matheson and her assistant study paranormal activity, which leads them to investigate a world-renowned psychic who has resurfaced years after his toughest critic mysteriously passed away.

Writer: Rodrigo Cortés | Director: Rodrigo Cortés | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Robert De Niro, Cillian Murphy, Elizabeth Olsen

10. Maniac (2012)

Not Rated | 89 min | Horror, Thriller

6.1
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47 Metascore

As he helps a young artist with her upcoming exhibition, the owner of a mannequin shop's deadly, suppressed desires come to the surface.

Writers: Alexandre Aja, Grégory Levasseur, Joe Spinell | Director: Franck Khalfoun | Stars: Elijah Wood, Nora Arnezeder, America Olivo, Megan Duffy

11. Hollywoodland (2006)

R | 126 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.6
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62 Metascore

A detective examines the mysterious death of George Reeves, TV's Superman.

Writer: Paul Bernbaum | Director: Allen Coulter | Stars: Adrien Brody, Ben Affleck, Diane Lane, Bob Hoskins

12. Bewitched (2005)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

4.8
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34 Metascore

Thinking he can overshadow an unknown actress in the part, an egocentric actor unknowingly gets a witch cast in an upcoming television remake of the classic show "Bewitched".

Writers: Nora Ephron, Delia Ephron, Sol Saks | Director: Nora Ephron | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Will Ferrell, Shirley MacLaine, Michael Caine

13. Death to Smoochy (2002)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.4
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38 Metascore

Kids show host Rainbow Randolph is fired in disgrace while his replacement, Sheldon Mopes, aka Smoochy the Rhino, finds himself a rising star. Unfortunately for Sheldon, the kid's TV business isn't all child's play.

Writer: Adam Resnick | Director: Danny DeVito | Stars: Robin Williams, Edward Norton, Catherine Keener, Danny DeVito

14. Auto Focus (2002)

R | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.6
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66 Metascore

A story about "Hogan's Heroes" star Bob Crane and his friendship with John Carpenter.

Writers: Robert Graysmith, Michael Gerbosi | Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Greg Kinnear, Willem Dafoe, Maria Bello, Rita Wilson

15. Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! (2004)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

5.6
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52 Metascore

A small-town girl wins a date with a male celebrity through a contest. When the date goes better than expected, a love triangle forms between the girl, the male celebrity, and the girl's best friend.

Writer: Victor Levin | Director: Robert Luketic | Stars: Kate Bosworth, Josh Duhamel, Topher Grace, Nathan Lane

16. The L.A. Complex (2012– )

60 min | Drama

7.3
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Full of new relationships, salacious temptations and make-it-or-break it decisions, the series coming-of-age dwellers grapple with life's defining moments as they deal with the unreality of... See full summary »

Creator: Martin Gero | Stars: Jonathan Patrick Moore, Joe Dinicol, Cassie Steele, Jewel Staite

17. Hamlet 2 (2008)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Music

6.4
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54 Metascore

In this irreverent comedy, a failed actor-turned-worse-high-school-drama-teacher rallies his Tucson, AZ students as he conceives and stages politically incorrect musical sequel to Shakespeare's Hamlet.

Writers: Pam Brady, Andrew Fleming | Director: Andrew Fleming | Stars: Steve Coogan, Elisabeth Shue, Catherine Keener, Joseph Julian Soria

18. Dummy (2002)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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48 Metascore

An ex-office worker becomes a ventriloquist, leading to a date with his unemployment counselor; but his quirky family and a gauche female friend may thwart his new career and love life.

Writer: Greg Pritikin | Director: Greg Pritikin | Stars: Adrien Brody, Milla Jovovich, Illeana Douglas, Vera Farmiga

19. Ishtar (1987)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.1
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52 Metascore

Two terrible lounge singers get booked to play a gig in a Moroccan hotel but somehow become pawns in an international power play between the CIA, the Emir of Ishtar, and the rebels trying to overthrow his regime.

Writer: Elaine May | Director: Elaine May | Stars: Warren Beatty, Dustin Hoffman, Isabelle Adjani, Charles Grodin

20. Magic (1978)

R | 107 min | Horror

6.8
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A ventriloquist is at the mercy of his vicious dummy while he tries to renew a romance with his high school sweetheart.

Writer: William Goldman | Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Ann-Margret, Burgess Meredith, Ed Lauter

21. Life with Mikey (1993)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Family

5.5
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Michael Chapman was once a child TV star. But when he grew up, he couldn't get work. So he and his brother, Ed start their own talent agency that specializes in child acts. They can't seem ... See full summary »

Writer: Marc Lawrence | Director: James Lapine | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Christina Vidal, Nathan Lane, Cyndi Lauper

22. Little Voice (1998)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.0
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68 Metascore

The pathetically shy LV lives the life of a recluse listening to her late father's old records in her room and in the process driving her abusive, loud-mouthed mother, Mari Hoff, to ... See full summary »

Writers: Jim Cartwright, Mark Herman | Director: Mark Herman | Stars: Brenda Blethyn, Jane Horrocks, Michael Caine, Ewan McGregor

23. For Your Consideration (2006)

PG-13 | Comedy

6.3
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68 Metascore

Three actors learn that their respective performances in the film "Home for Purim," a drama set in the mid-1940s American South, are generating award-season buzz.

Writers: Christopher Guest, Eugene Levy | Director: Christopher Guest | Stars: Catherine O'Hara, Parker Posey, Christopher Guest, Ricky Gervais

24. The Deal (I) (2008)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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A down-and-out film producer agrees to make his nephew's film about 19th century English statesman Benjamin Disraeli, but can only get financing if he casts a well-known action star. ... See full summary »

Writers: William H. Macy, Steven Schachter, Peter Lefcourt | Director: Steven Schachter | Stars: William H. Macy, Meg Ryan, LL Cool J, Elliott Gould

25. The Aristocrats (2005)

Unrated | 89 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.4
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72 Metascore

One hundred superstar comedians tell the same very, VERY dirty, filthy joke--one shared privately by comics since Vaudeville.

Director: Paul Provenza | Stars: George Carlin, Don Rickles, Chris Rock, Chris Albrecht

26. Human Giant (2007– )

Comedy | Active

8.5
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A half-hour show of edgy short films.

Creators: Aziz Ansari, Rob Huebel, Paul Scheer, Jason Woliner | Stars: Aziz Ansari, Rob Huebel, Paul Scheer, Marcus Shultz

27. One Last Thing... (2005)

R | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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44 Metascore

A young man with a terminal illness makes an unconventional request on local television.

Writer: Barry Stringfellow | Director: Alex Steyermark | Stars: Michael Angarano, Sunny Mabrey, Cynthia Nixon, Matt Bush

28. Man About Town (2006)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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A top Hollywood talent agent finds his cushy existence threatened when he discovers that his wife is cheating on him and that his journal has been swiped by a reporter out to bring him down.

Writer: Mike Binder | Director: Mike Binder | Stars: Ben Affleck, Rebecca Romijn, John Cleese, Sam Ball

29. Maid to Order (1987)

PG | 93 min | Fantasy, Comedy

5.3
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Spoiled Jessie Montgomery, whose wild behavior and spending excesses cause her well-meaning but exasperated millionaire father Charles to wish he never had her, is visited by fairy ... See full summary »

Writers: Amy Holden Jones, Perry Howze, Randy Howze | Director: Amy Holden Jones | Stars: Ally Sheedy, Beverly D'Angelo, Michael Ontkean, Valerie Perrine

30. The Idolmaker (1980)

PG | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.9
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Based on the life of rock promoter/producer Bob Marcucci, who discovered, among others, Frankie Avalon and Fabian.

Writer: Edward Di Lorenzo | Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Ray Sharkey, Tovah Feldshuh, Peter Gallagher, Paul Land

31. Permanent Midnight (1998)

R | 88 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Comedy writer Jerry Stahl, whose $6000-a-week heroin habit had him taking his infant daughter along on his drug runs and doing smack during TV script conferences. Departing detox, Stahl ... See full summary »

Writers: Jerry Stahl, David Veloz | Director: David Veloz | Stars: Ben Stiller, Maria Bello, Jay Paulson, Spencer Garrett

32. Rudo y Cursi (2008)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

6.8
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67 Metascore

Two siblings rival each other inside the world of professional soccer.

Writer: Carlos Cuarón | Director: Carlos Cuarón | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna, Guillermo Francella, Dolores Heredia

33. The Big Knife (1955)

111 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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Charles Castle is a successful Hollywood actor who has opted for screen success over art. He must make critical decisions regarding his career, his marriage, his art & morality. In this ... See full summary »

Writers: James Poe, Clifford Odets | Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Jack Palance, Ida Lupino, Wendell Corey, Jean Hagen

34. Arli$$ (1996–2002)

30 min | Comedy, Sport

7.1
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Arliss Michaels is not a sports agent, he is a sports super agent. To his athletes and to the world around them he is God. He is like Jerry Maguire but without a conscience.

Stars: Robert Wuhl, Sandra Oh, Jim Turner, Michael Boatman

35. The Callback Queen (2013)

Comedy, Romance

7.0
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In the cut-throat London film industry a vivacious actress chasing her big break struggles to maintain her integrity in the face of the director's advances.

Writer: Graham Cantwell | Director: Graham Cantwell | Stars: Amy-Joyce Hastings, Mark Killeen, Seán T. Ó Meallaigh, Kate Braithwaite

36. Fear City (1984)

R | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.5
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Strippers in Manhattan are being stalked and murdered by a psycho. A hard-nosed police detective and a conflicted ex-boxer-turned-private-eye, hired by the strip club owners, set out to find him before he strikes again.

Writer: Nicholas St. John | Director: Abel Ferrara | Stars: Tom Berenger, Billy Dee Williams, Jack Scalia, Melanie Griffith

37. Sol Goode (2003)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Romance

5.6
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Sol Goode, a charismatic L.A. twenty-something, has always relied on charm, good looks, and fast talk to glide through life. But his luck may have run out; faced with eviction from his ... See full summary »

Writer: Danny Comden | Director: Danny Comden | Stars: Amanda Anka, Jason Bateman, Beau Baxter, Danny Comden

38. The Army of Shadows (1969)

Not Rated | 145 min | Drama, War

8.2
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99 Metascore

A account of underground resistance fighters in Nazi-occupied France.

Writers: Joseph Kessel, Jean-Pierre Melville | Director: Jean-Pierre Melville | Stars: Lino Ventura, Paul Meurisse, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Simone Signoret

39. Mr. Saturday Night (1992)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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The life of Buddy Young, a comic legend in flashbacks but an old man looking for work in the present.

Writers: Billy Crystal, Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel | Director: Billy Crystal | Stars: Billy Crystal, David Paymer, Julie Warner, Helen Hunt

40. The Leading Man (1996)

R | 100 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

5.9
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Successful playwright Felix Webb has a new play, 'The Hit Man', in rehearsal. Directed by his old friend Humphrey, it is already being hailed as a masterpiece; but Felix can't enjoy his ... See full summary »

Writer: Virginia Duigan | Director: John Duigan | Stars: Jon Bon Jovi, Anna Galiena, Lambert Wilson, Thandie Newton

41. The Carpetbaggers (1964)

PG | 150 min | Drama

6.5
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Jonas Cord is a disagreeable rich young tycoon on the corporate make, with some subplots about booze, broads and Hollywood in the 1930's.

Writers: Harold Robbins, John Michael Hayes | Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: George Peppard, Alan Ladd, Carroll Baker, Robert Cummings

42. Do It for Uncle Manny (2002)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy

5.6
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Two best friends, a struggling actor and an unemployed screenwriter, set out to look for a prized $250,000 Rolex wristwatch which was stolen by an attractive con artist.

Writer: Adam Baratta | Director: Adam Baratta | Stars: Kari Wuhrer, Adam Baratta, Shane Edelman, Fredric Lehne

43. The Girl Can't Help It (1956)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Music

6.9
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Gangster hires down-and-out press agent to make his blonde bimbo girlfriend a singing star.

Writers: Frank Tashlin, Herbert Baker | Director: Frank Tashlin | Stars: Tom Ewell, Jayne Mansfield, Edmond O'Brien, Julie London

44. Blonde Venus (1932)

Passed | 93 min | Drama

7.3
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A cabaret singer takes up with a millionaire to pay for her gravely ill husband's operation.

Writers: Jules Furthman, S.K. Lauren | Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Marlene Dietrich, Cary Grant, Herbert Marshall, Dickie Moore

45. Outback (2012)

PG | 85 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

4.6
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Being teased for his color, Johnny the white koala joins a traveling carnival with Hamish, a Tasmanian devil, and Higgens, a photographer monkey as talent agents. On the way through the ... See full summary »

Writers: Scott Clevenger, Chris Denk, Timothy Wayne Peternel | Director: Kyung Ho Lee | Stars: Charlie Bewley, Lielle Tova Blinkoff, Alan Cumming, Tim Curry

46. The Jazz Singer (1952)

107 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.9
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Jerry dreams to become a famous jazz singer. But in order to accomplish that, he must defy his father, a Jewish Cantor, who is opposed to such dream as a future for his son.

Writers: Frank Davis, Leonard Stern, Lewis Meltzer, Samson Raphaelson | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Danny Thomas, Peggy Lee, Eduard Franz, Mildred Dunnock

47. L.A. Without a Map (1998)

107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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A British writer pursues a young actress to Hollywood and needs all the help he can get to win her love.

Writers: Mika Kaurismäki, Richard Rayner | Director: Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Tony Peers, Steve Huison, David Tennant, Margo Stanley

48. All the Fine Young Cannibals (1960)

112 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.0
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The minister of the town has died and his son Chad has no tears for him. Sarah, who now calls herself Salome, is pregnant with Chad's baby, but Chad has no future, no job and no money. ... See full summary »

Writers: Rosamond Marshall, Robert Thom | Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Robert Wagner, Natalie Wood, Susan Kohner, George Hamilton

49. Stage Mother (1933)

Approved | 85 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.2
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A vaudeville star has to leave her daughter with her dead husband's stuffy Boston parents while she makes a living. But when the daughter shows some talent, the mother become a stage mother... See full summary »

Writers: John Meehan, Bradford Ropes | Director: Charles Brabin | Stars: Alice Brady, Maureen O'Sullivan, Franchot Tone, Phillips Holmes

50. The Oscar (1966)

Approved | 119 min | Drama

5.1
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Snotty Hollywood actor becomes even more full of himself after he's nominated for Best actor at the Academy Awards.

Writers: Richard Sale, Harlan Ellison, Russell Rouse, Clarence Greene | Director: Russell Rouse | Stars: Stephen Boyd, Elke Sommer, Milton Berle, Eleanor Parker