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1. Quills (2000)

R | 124 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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70 Metascore

In a Napoleonic era insane asylum, an inmate, the irrepressible Marquis De Sade, fights a battle of wills against a tyrannically prudish doctor.

Director: Philip Kaufman | Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Kate Winslet, Joaquin Phoenix, Michael Caine

Votes: 47,018 | Gross: $7.06M

2. The Comfort of Strangers (1990)

R | 107 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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An English couple holiday in Venice to sort out their relationship. There is some friction and distance between them, and we also sense they are being watched. One evening, they lose their ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Christopher Walken, Rupert Everett, Natasha Richardson, Helen Mirren

Votes: 3,473 | Gross: $1.24M

3. Lust, Caution (2007)

NC-17 | 157 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.6
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61 Metascore

During World War II era, a young woman, Wang Jiazhi, gets swept up in a dangerous game of emotional intrigue with a powerful political figure, Mr. Yee.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Wei Tang, Joan Chen, Leehom Wang

Votes: 32,580 | Gross: $4.60M

4. Taking Woodstock (2009)

R | 120 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.7
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55 Metascore

A man working at his parents' motel in the Catskills inadvertently sets in motion the generation-defining concert in the summer of 1969.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Demetri Martin, Henry Goodman, Edward Hibbert, Imelda Staunton

Votes: 25,999 | Gross: $7.44M

5. It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie (2002 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.5
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On Christmas Eve, an angel petitions God to send help for Kermit the Frog who has lost all hope after losing the Muppet Theatre.

Director: Kirk R. Thatcher | Stars: Steve Whitmire, Dave Goelz, Bill Barretta, Eric Jacobson

Votes: 3,015

6. Sayonara (1957)

Unrated | 147 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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A US air force major in Kobe confronts his own opposition to marriages between American servicemen and Japanese women when he falls for a beautiful performer.

Director: Joshua Logan | Stars: Marlon Brando, Ricardo Montalban, Patricia Owens, James Garner

Votes: 4,757 | Gross: $26.30M

7. Me and Orson Welles (2008)

PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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73 Metascore

In 1937, a teenager is cast in the Mercury Theatre production of "Julius Caesar", directed by a young Orson Welles.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Zac Efron, Claire Danes, Christian McKay, Zoe Kazan

Votes: 9,786 | Gross: $1.19M

8. Slings and Arrows (2003–2006)

60 min | Comedy

8.7
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In the fictional town of New Burbage, legendary theatrical madman Geoffrey Tennant returns to the New Burbage Theatre Festival, the site of his greatest triumph and most humiliating failure... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Gross, Martha Burns, Stephen Ouimette, Susan Coyne

Votes: 2,147

9. StageFright (1987)

Unrated | 90 min | Horror, Thriller

6.8
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A group of stage actors lock themselves in the theater for a rehearsal of their upcoming musical production, unaware that an escaped psychopath has sneaked into the theater with them.

Director: Michele Soavi | Stars: David Brandon, Barbara Cupisti, Domenico Fiore, Robert Gligorov

Votes: 5,111

10. Heller in Pink Tights (1960)

Approved | 100 min | Western

6.1
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Story of theatrical troupe that travels through the Old West.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Sophia Loren, Anthony Quinn, Margaret O'Brien, Steve Forrest

Votes: 961

11. Bang Bang You're Dead (2002)

R | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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Trevor is a troubled high school student, thanks to the effects of bullying. This is the story of his fight to break free.

Director: Guy Ferland | Stars: Tom Cavanagh, Ben Foster, Randy Harrison, Janel Moloney

Votes: 11,629

12. Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things (1972)

PG | 87 min | Comedy, Horror

5.5
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Six friends in a theatrical troupe dig up a corpse on an abandoned island to use in a mock Satanic ritual. It backfires with deadly consequences.

Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Alan Ormsby, Valerie Mamches, Jeff Gillen, Anya Ormsby

Votes: 3,407

13. Barnens ö (1980)

109 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Reine is supposed to go to a summer camp called Children's Island but decides to remain in Stockholm over the summer while his mother is working at a hospital. She thinks he is at the camp,... See full summary »

Director: Kay Pollak | Stars: Tomas Fryk, Anita Ekström, Ingvar Hirdwall, Börje Ahlstedt

Votes: 669

14. Summer Stock (1950)

Approved | 108 min | Musical, Romance

7.2
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A small-town farmer, down on her luck, finds her homestead invaded by a theatrical troupe invited to stay by her ne'er-do-well sister.

Director: Charles Walters | Stars: Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Eddie Bracken, Gloria DeHaven

Votes: 2,953

15. Azumi (2003)

Not Rated | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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49 Metascore

Raised to deal in cold blooded death, the teenage assassin girl Azumi must defeat three evil warlords while also battling her own heart.

Director: Ryûhei Kitamura | Stars: Aya Ueto, Kenji Kohashi, Hiroki Narimiya, Takatoshi Kaneko

Votes: 13,331

16. Illuminata (1998)

R | 119 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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60 Metascore

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 »

Director: John Turturro | Stars: Leo Bassi, Henri Behar, Maurizio Benazzo, Fernando Bolles

Votes: 1,425 | Gross: $0.84M

17. Haasil (2003)

PG-13 | 160 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.7
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Aniruddh, a law-abiding college student, in love with Niharika, gets caught up in college politics and crime and must fight it out for himself when his friend becomes his foe.

Director: Tigmanshu Dhulia | Stars: Jimmy Shergill, Hrishitaa Bhatt, Irrfan Khan, Ashutosh Rana

Votes: 2,208

18. A Chorus of Disapproval (1989)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

5.7
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A man new to a smallish British town joins an amateur theatre company. Once there, he discovers that the drama on stage is quite often nothing compared to what's happening behind the scenes... See full summary »

Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Anthony Hopkins, Richard Briers, Barbara Ferris

Votes: 622 | Gross: $0.22M

19. Executioners from Shaolin (1977)

R | 98 min | Action, Drama

7.1
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A couple unite - she is fluent in the crane style of kung fu, he in tiger style. They have a son, but the boy's father is killed by the evil eunuch Bai Mei. Disguised as a girl, his mom ... See full summary »

Director: Chia-Liang Liu | Stars: Kuan Tai Chen, Lieh Lo, Yue Wong, Lily Li

Votes: 1,027

20. Natarang (2010)

127 min | Drama

8.4
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A poor working man loses his job and decides to start a theater troupe.

Director: Ravi Jadhav | Stars: Priya Arun, Vibhawari Deshpande, Kishore Kadam, Atul Kulkarni

Votes: 1,173

21. Vous n'avez encore rien vu (2012)

Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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69 Metascore

From beyond the grave, celebrated playwright Antoine d'Anthac gathers together all his friends who have appeared over the years in his play "Eurydice." These actors watch a recording of the... See full summary »

Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Mathieu Amalric, Pierre Arditi, Sabine Azéma, Jean-Noël Brouté

Votes: 1,176 | Gross: $0.02M

22. Nobody's Fool (1986)

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

5.5
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Cassie has a miserable job in a bar, is lonely and depressed. Her boyfriend left her when she told him that she's pregnant. After several failed suicide attempts, she'd given away her baby ... See full summary »

Director: Evelyn Purcell | Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Eric Roberts, Mare Winningham, Jim Youngs

Votes: 658 | Gross: $0.56M

23. The Castle of the Living Dead (1964)

90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.7
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Count Drago invites entertainers to his castle, but what the people don't know is that Drago mummifies animals and humans.

Directors: Warren Kiefer, Luciano Ricci, Michael Reeves | Stars: Christopher Lee, Gaia Germani, Philippe Leroy, Mirko Valentin

Votes: 464

24. Molière (1978)

260 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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Who was Moliere? He is known everywhere as one of the world's greatest playwrights. But who was he? Born Jean-Baptiste Poquelin in 1622, the son of a prosperous tapestry maker. His mother ... See full summary »

Director: Ariane Mnouchkine | Stars: Philippe Caubère, Marie-Françoise Audollent, Frédéric Ladonne, Odile Cointepas

Votes: 680

25. The Misadventures of Margaret (1998)

105 min | Comedy, Romance

5.4
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A timid, insecure popular author with an overly-attentive professor husband decide to write an erotic novel. With encouragement from her sister and a bi-sexual friend, she goes to France ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Skeet | Stars: Parker Posey, Jeremy Northam, Craig Chester, Elizabeth McGovern

Votes: 548

26. Le parfum de l'invisible (1997 TV Movie)

68 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.0
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Miel, a new best-seller writer is interviewed by a TV journalist on her beautiful Castle.

Director: Francis Nielsen

Votes: 55

27. The Puppetmaster (1993)

142 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.4
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In the first half of this century, young Li Tienlu joines a travelling puppet theatre and subsequently makes a career as one of Taiwan's leading puppeteers. During World War II the Japanese... See full summary »

Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou | Stars: Tian-Lu Li, Giong Lim, Kuei-Chung Cheng, Chien-ru Huang

Votes: 1,335

28. Luna Papa (1999)

107 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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The unborn child of Mamlakat (Khamatova) is telling her story. She is 17, beautiful and vivacious, and dreaming secretly of becoming an actress. She lives with her father and brother (... See full summary »

Director: Bakhtyar Khudojnazarov | Stars: Chulpan Khamatova, Moritz Bleibtreu, Ato Mukhamedzhanov, Merab Ninidze

Votes: 2,866

29. Ukikusa monogatari (1934)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama

7.9
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A kabuki actor's mistress hatches a jealous plot to bring down her lover's son.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Takeshi Sakamoto, Chôko Iida, Kôji Mitsui, Rieko Yagumo

Votes: 2,354

30. Olmo & the Seagull (2015)

82 min | Documentary, Drama, Family

7.5
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'Olmo and the Seagull' is a poetic and existential dive into an actress's mind during the nine months of her pregnancy as she must confront her most fiery inner demons while trying to ... See full summary »

Directors: Petra Costa, Lea Glob | Stars: Olivia Corsini, Serge Nicolai, Pancho Garcia Aguirre, Shaghayegh Beheshti

Votes: 359

31. From a Far Country (1981)

140 min | Biography, Drama

5.6
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The film is a biography of Pope John Paul II. It starts in 1926 when the boy Karol Wojtyla was celebrating Christmas with his father in Poland. Thirteen years later, Nazi Germany attacks ... See full summary »

Director: Krzysztof Zanussi | Stars: Sam Neill, Christopher Cazenove, Lisa Harrow, John Welsh

Votes: 149

32. Khadak (2006)

104 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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53 Metascore

Set in the frozen steppes of Mongolia, a young nomad confronted with his destiny after animals fall victim to a plague which threatens to eradicate nomadism.

Directors: Peter Brosens, Jessica Woodworth | Stars: Batzul Khayankhyarvaa, Tsetsegee Byamba, Banzar Damchaa, Tserendarizav Dashnyam

Votes: 784 | Gross: $0.00M

33. The Last Request (I) (2006)

R | 91 min | Comedy

3.6
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Pop's last request is for his sons to continue the family name. When his brother dies trying, Jeff leaves the seminary and encounters crazy women and odd ball characters.

Director: John DeBellis | Stars: T.R. Knight, Danny Aiello, Mario Cantone, Frank Vincent

Votes: 182

34. The Cockettes (2002)

R | 100 min | Documentary

7.3
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77 Metascore

Documentary about the gender-bending San Francisco performance group who became a pop culture phenomenon in the early 1970s.

Directors: Bill Weber, David Weissman | Stars: Larry Brinkin, Peggy Cass, Pristine Condition, Jackie Curtis

Votes: 482 | Gross: $0.22M

35. Mademoiselle (2001)

Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Claire is a young woman who leads a somewhat formatted life. Pierre is an improviser, but not an actor. Brief encounter, brief romance, doomed or not, who can say? When things like that happen, you act on the spur of the moment.

Director: Philippe Lioret | Stars: Sandrine Bonnaire, Jacques Gamblin, Isabelle Candelier, Zinedine Soualem

Votes: 747

36. Frisky (1954)

97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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The relationships between a veteran marshal, his bride-to-be, a rookie and his fiancée are severely tested when the young carabiniere is temporarily sent to a distant town.

Director: Luigi Comencini | Stars: Vittorio De Sica, Gina Lollobrigida, Marisa Merlini, Roberto Risso

Votes: 408

37. Mon bel amour, ma déchirure (1987)

90 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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Director: José Pinheiro | Stars: Stéphane Ferrara, Catherine Wilkening, Véra Gregh, Véronique Barrault

Votes: 84

38. Amor nello specchio (1999)

104 min | Drama

6.4
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In 17th century France, a theater troupe is allowed by its patron to go to Paris to produce an erotic play. The head of the troupe dreams of fame while his wife, the leading actress, and a new leading girl fall for each other.

Director: Salvatore Maira | Stars: Anna Galiena, Peter Stormare, Simona Cavallari, Jacques Sernas

Votes: 57

39. Wagner & Me (2010)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.0
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56 Metascore

Actor and writer Stephen Fry explores his passion for the world's most controversial composer - Richard Wagner. But Stephen is Jewish and lost family members in the Holocaust, so can he ... See full summary »

Director: Patrick McGrady | Star: Stephen Fry

Votes: 267 | Gross: $0.04M

40. Los zancos (1984)

95 min | Drama

6.9
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Ángel is an aging professor, a lonely widower without purpose. His lovely, spirited neighbor, Terese, interrupts his suicide attempt when she comes to borrow wine. She invites him for ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Saura | Stars: Fernando Fernán Gómez, Laura del Sol, Antonio Banderas, Francisco Rabal

Votes: 123

41. Mateo (II) (2014)

R | 86 min | Drama

6.2
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At the impressionable age of 16, young Mateo faces a dilemma about the direction his life will take when his corrupt uncle asks him to infiltrate a local Barrancabermeja theatre group to uncover its members' political activities.

Director: Maria Gamboa | Stars: Carlos Hernández, Felipe Botero, Samuel Lazcano, Miriam Gutiérrez

Votes: 128

42. Lopovi prve klase (2005)

91 min | Comedy

6.8
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A story involving a group of traveling actors who perform at an experimental prison where the thieves have first class comforts provided to them by a reformist warden. Ironically the troupe... See full summary »

Director: Fadil Hadzic | Stars: Goran Grgic, Emir Hadzihafizbegovic, Mladen Vulic, Franjo Dijak

Votes: 100

43. The Ellen and Ted Show

Comedy, Romance | Announced

A fringe theatre actress living hand-to-mouth is suddenly thrust into the national media spotlight when she becomes an unlikely hit on a vacuous reality show.

Stars: Sandra Bernhard, Jeff Bryan Davis, Michael Urie, William Miller

44. Promenades d'été (1992)

90 min | Drama

6.2
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A team of very young people would be asked by their teacher to perform his play.

Director: René Féret | Stars: Valérie Stroh, Michael Vartan, Josep Maria Flotats, Marie Guillard

Votes: 28

45. 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

46. W no higeki (1984)

108 min | Drama

7.1
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Young college student Shizuka is given the opportunity to act in a stage play with professionals. Shizuka is willing to go to great lengths to master this role of a lifetime, but as the ... See full synopsis »

Director: Shin'ichirô Sawai | Stars: Hiroko Yakushimaru, Yoshiko Mita, Masanori Sera, Yumi Kusaka

Votes: 147

47. Valentín (II) (2002)

110 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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A Spanish theatre company is rehearsing Shakespeare in the original style using young men to play the women's roles. Complicating their endeavors is the previously straight director's ... See full summary »

Director: Juan Luis Iborra | Stars: Lluís Homar, Iñaki Font, Armando del Río, Elisa Matilla

Votes: 83

48. Fluff (II) (2003)

Not Rated | 65 min | Comedy

4.8
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An avant-garde gay theatre group decide to make a gay porn film based on the Greek classics.

Director: Gregory Duke | Stars: Peter Lee Cameron, Philip Cairns, Jonathan C. Dietrich, Rafael Araujo

Votes: 28

49. I Aliki diktator (1972)

117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

3.7
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Young Aliki, after the death of her father, Mr. Nestoras, who was the general administrator of a theatrical company, takes the road to Athens with her sole companion Arapis, her dog. The ... See full summary »

Director: Takis Vougiouklakis | Stars: Aliki Vougiouklaki, Nikos Galanos, Nikos Rizos, Lavrentis Dianellos

Votes: 237

50. A Session with the Committee (1969)

90 min | Comedy, Documentary

6.7
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Director: Del Jack | Stars: Peter Bonerz, Barbara Bosson, Garry Goodrow, Carl Gottlieb

Votes: 12