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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: 397,884 | Gross: $42.34M
4. 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: 15,614 | Gross: $29.11M
5. Topsy-Turvy (1999)
R | 154 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
After Gilbert and Sullivan's latest play is critically panned, the frustrated team threatens to disband until it is inspired to write the masterpiece "The Mikado".
Votes: 10,066 | Gross: $6.20M
8. Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1960)
Approved | 112 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
Drama critic Larry McKay, his wife Kay, and their four sons move from their crowded Manhattan apartment to an old house in the country. While housewife Kay settles into suburban life, Larry... See full summary »
9. Illuminata (1998)
R | 119 min | Drama
It's the start of the 20th century, and Tuccio, resident playwright of a theatre repertory company offers the owners of the company his new play, "Illuminata". They reject it, saying it's ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,406 | Gross: $0.84M
10. Bloodsucking Freaks (1976)
X | 84 min | Comedy, Horror
Sardu, master of the Theatre of the Macabre, and his assistant Ralphus run a show in which, under the guise of 'magic', they torture and murder people in front of their audience. But what the punters see as a trick is actually real.
11. Star! (1968)
G | 176 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Film based on life of actress Gertrude Lawrence, on- and offstage, takes the opportunity to feature extravagant musical production numbers with 'Julie Andrews' , acting, singing and dancing.
Votes: 1,501 | Gross: $4.00M
12. Game 6 (2005)
R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
Combining real and fictional events, Game 6 centers around the historic 1986 World Series and a day in the life of a playwright who skips opening night to watch the momentous game.
14. Critic's Choice (1963)
Approved | 100 min | Comedy
Parker Ballantine is a New York theater critic and his wife writes a play that may or may not be very good. Now Parker must either get out of reviewing the play or cause the breakup of his marriage.
15. Stage Fright (1980)
90 min | Horror, Thriller
A little girl named Cathy tries to keep her mother from making out with a man while driving one day, and she inadvertently causes her mother's death in the car crash. 16 years later, Cathy ... See full summary »
16. You Are a Widow, Sir (1971)
97 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
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 »
17. For Them That Trespass (1949)
Approved | 95 min | Crime, Drama
"Cristy" Drew, an aspiring young writer, trying to broaden his experience, gets involved with "Frankie" Ketchen and her two suitors, Herb Logan and Jim Heal. One night, Jim finds "Frankie" ... See full summary »
18. My Life's in Turnaround (1993)
R | 84 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two Manhattan slacker dudes, best friends, want to make a movie about their lives. Splick drives a hack, Jason tends bar; each has a stuttering relationship with a down-to-earth woman. But ... See full summary »
Votes: 294 | Gross: $0.20M
19. Two Roses and a Golden Rod (1969)
83 min | Drama, Romance
A beautiful young woman resents her stepmother while seeking the lustful company of her Hollywood mogul father. A strange menage a trois soon unfolds. In HD.
20. Born to Sing (1942)
Approved | 82 min | Action, Crime, Musical
Show promoter Cartwright has stolen the songs that Frank wrote while he was in the big house. The boys go to Cartwright to get Frank credit for his work, and Cartwright has them arrested ... See full summary »
22. Waxie Moon (2009)
70 min | Documentary
What happens when a classically-trained dancer/actor decides to pursue the lowbrow art of stripping? Waxie Moon a boylesque sensation takes the world of neo-burlesque by storm in this ... See full summary »
The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
A Piano in the House
TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Sadistic and hated theater critic Fitzgerald Fortune buys a player piano that has the power to reveal the souls of all who hear it.
The Best of Broadway (1954–1955)
Arsenic and Old Lace
60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
A drama critic learns on his wedding day that his beloved maiden aunts are homicidal maniacs, and that insanity runs in his family.
Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When one of Jessica's former students brings a play based on her novel to Broadway, she finds herself in the middle of a war between two rival critics.
Horror, Thriller, Fantasy
Actor Dan Burroughs tries desperately to convince an extremely influential critic to revise her negative opinion about his play and performance.
Jonathan Creek (1997–2016)
The Scented Room
50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Jonathan and Maddy investigate the mysterious disappearance of a priceless painting from the home of Sylvester Le Fley and his wife Lady Theresa Cutler.