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1. Quills (2000)

R | 124 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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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.

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

2. Me and Orson Welles (2008)

PG-13 | 114 min | Drama

6.8
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73 Metascore

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

Writers: Robert Kaplow, Holly Gent Palmo, Vincent Palmo Jr. | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Zac Efron, Claire Danes, Christian McKay, Zoe Kazan

3. Taking Woodstock (2009)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

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.

Writers: James Schamus, Elliot Tiber, Tom Monte | Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Demetri Martin, Henry Goodman, Edward Hibbert, Imelda Staunton

4. 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.

Writers: Eileen Chang, James Schamus, Hui-Ling Wang | Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Tony Chiu Wai Leung, Wei Tang, Joan Chen, Leehom Wang

5. Bang Bang You're Dead (2002)

R | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.0
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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.

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

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.

Writers: Paul Osborn, James A. Michener | Director: Joshua Logan | Stars: Marlon Brando, Ricardo Montalban, Patricia Owens, James Garner

7. Slings and Arrows (2003–2006)

60 min | Comedy

8.9
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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 »

Creators: Susan Coyne, Bob Martin, Mark McKinney | Stars: Paul Gross, Martha Burns, Stephen Ouimette, Susan Coyne

8. Illuminata (1998)

R | 119 min | Drama

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 »

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

9. Azumi (2003)

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.

Writers: Yû Koyama, Mataichirô Yamamoto, Isao Kiriyama | Director: Ryûhei Kitamura | Stars: Aya Ueto, Kenji Kohashi, Hiroki Narimiya, Takatoshi Kaneko

10. Summer Stock (1950)

Approved | 108 min | Musical, Romance

7.3
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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.

Writers: George Wells, Sy Gomberg | Director: Charles Walters | Stars: Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Eddie Bracken, Gloria DeHaven

11. The Comfort of Strangers (1990)

R | 107 min | Drama, Thriller

6.5
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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 »

Writers: Ian McEwan, Harold Pinter | Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Christopher Walken, Rupert Everett, Natasha Richardson, Helen Mirren

12. StageFright: Aquarius (1987)

Unrated | 90 min | Horror, Thriller

6.8
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A group of auditioned stage actors rehearse for an upcoming musical production. While locking themselves in the theater for rehearsal, not knowing that an escaped psychopath sneaked into the theater with them.

Writers: George Eastman, Sheila Goldberg | Director: Michele Soavi | Stars: David Brandon, Barbara Cupisti, Domenico Fiore, Robert Gligorov

13. 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.

Writers: Tom Martin, Jim Lewis | Director: Kirk R. Thatcher | Stars: Steve Whitmire, Dave Goelz, Bill Barretta, Eric Jacobson

14. Haasil (2003)

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

7.6
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Anirudhh, 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 friends turn into foes.

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

15. A Chorus of Disapproval (1989)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

5.5
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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 »

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

16. Nobody's Fool (1986)

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

5.6
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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 »

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

17. Children's Island (1980)

109 min | Drama

6.7
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Reine is supposed to go to a summer camp called 'Childrens 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 »

Writers: P.C. Jersild, Ola Olsson, Kay Pollak, Carl-Johan Seth | Director: Kay Pollak | Stars: Tomas Fryk, Anita Ekström, Ingvar Hirdwall, Börje Ahlstedt

18. 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 »

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

19. 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 »

Writers: T'ien-wen Chu, Tianlu Li, Nien-Jen Wu | Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou | Stars: Tianlu Li, Giong Lim, Ming Hwa Bai, Kuei-Chung Cheng

20. 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 »

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

21. The Last Request (I) (2006)

R | 91 min | Comedy

3.7
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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.

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

22. Khadak (2006)

104 min | Drama

6.9
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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.

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

23. Executioners from Shaolin (1977)

R | 98 min | Action, Drama

7.2
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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 »

Writer: Kuang Ni | Director: Chia-Liang Liu | Stars: Kuan-Tai Chen, Lo Lieh, Wang Yu, Lily Li

24. Heller in Pink Tights (1960)

Approved | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.0
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Story of theatrical troupe that travels through the Old West.

Writers: Dudley Nichols, Walter Bernstein, Louis L'Amour | Director: George Cukor | Stars: Sophia Loren, Anthony Quinn, Margaret O'Brien, Steve Forrest

25. Castle of the Living Dead (1964)

90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.7
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Count Drago (Christopher Lee) invites over entertainers to his castle, but what the people don't know is that Drago mummifies animals and humans!

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

26. Molière (1978)

260 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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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 »

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

27. A Story of Floating Weeds (1934)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama

7.8
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A kabuki actor's mistress hatches a jealous plot to bring down her lover's son.

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

28. Wagner & Me (2010)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.9
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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 »

Writer: Patrick McGrady | Director: Patrick McGrady | Star: Stephen Fry

29. Natarang (2010)

127 min | Drama

8.1
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A poor working man loses his job and decides to start a theater troupe.

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

30. 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.

Writers: Ettore Maria Margadonna, Luigi Comencini, Eduardo De Filippo, Vincenzo Talarico | Director: Luigi Comencini | Stars: Vittorio De Sica, Gina Lollobrigida, Marisa Merlini, Roberto Risso

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 Wojtila was celebrating Christmas with his father in Poland. Some years later Nazi Germany attacks Poland ... See full summary »

Writers: Diego Fabbri, Andrzej Kijowski, Vincenzo Labella, Jan Józef Szczepanski, Krzysztof Zanussi | Director: Krzysztof Zanussi | Stars: Sam Neill, Christopher Cazenove, Lisa Harrow, John Welsh

32. Mademoiselle (2001)

85 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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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.

Writers: Emmanuel Courcol, Philippe Lioret, Christian Sinniger | Director: Philippe Lioret | Stars: Sandrine Bonnaire, Jacques Gamblin, Isabelle Candelier, Zinedine Soualem

33. 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

34. Mon bel amour, ma déchirure (1987)

90 min | Drama, Romance

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

35. Los zancos (1984)

95 min | Drama

6.7
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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 »

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

36. 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.

Writers: Beth Hoover, Gary Hoover | Stars: Sandra Bernhard, Michael Urie, Tracy Letts, Jeff Bryan Davis

37. Promenades d'été (1992)

90 min | Drama

6.1
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Writer: René Féret | Director: René Féret | Stars: Valérie Stroh, Michael Vartan, Josep Maria Flotats, Marie Guillard

38. Love in the Mirror (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.

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

39. Fluff (II) (2003)

65 min | Comedy

4.6
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An avant-garde gay theatre group decide to make a gay porn film based on the Greek classics.

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

40. W's Tragedy (1984)

108 min | Drama

7.0
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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... See full synopsis »

Writers: Haruhiko Arai, Shizuko Natsuki, Shin'ichirô Sawai | Director: Shin'ichirô Sawai | Stars: Hiroko Yakushimaru, Yoshiko Mita, Masanori Sera, Yumi Kusaka

41. Dictator Aliki (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 »

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

42. First Class Thieves (2005)

91 min | Comedy

6.6
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Writer: Fadil Hadzic | Director: Fadil Hadzic | Stars: Goran Grgic, Emir Hadzihafizbegovic, Mladen Vulic, Franjo Dijak

43. A Session with the Committee (1969)

90 min | Comedy, Documentary

6.1
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Director: Del Jack | Stars: Peter Bonerz, Barbara Bosson, Garry Goodrow, Carl Gottlieb

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

95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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Writers: Seichô Matsumoto, Haruhiko Arai, Hisako Kurosawa | Director: Akihiko Sasaki | Stars: Maki Gotô, Mari Hoshino, Hiroko Isayama, Junichi Ishida

45. 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 »

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

46. Full Blossom: The Life of Poet/Actor Roberts Blossom (2000)

75 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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Writers: James Brih Abee, Kubja Arunski | Director: James Brih Abee | Stars: Roberts Blossom, Edward Asner, Beverly Blossom, Debbie Blossom

47. Alla tiders Karlsson (1936)

Comedy

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Writers: Gösta Rodin, Erik Zetterström | Director: Gösta Rodin | Stars: Sigurd Wallén, Sture Lagerwall, Annalisa Ericson, Weyler Hildebrand

48. Dance on Roses (1954)

119 min | Comedy, Drama

5.1
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Marianne is a dancer at the Lilla Teatern. The theatre has financial troubles and its existence is under threat. Marianne falls in love with Stig Broman, the owner of the theatre. After a ... See full summary »

Writers: Sölve Cederstrand, Schamyl Bauman | Director: Schamyl Bauman | Stars: Sickan Carlsson, Karl-Arne Holmsten, Olof Winnerstrand, Dagmar Ebbesen

49. The Performance (2010)

82 min | Drama

7.8
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On September 11th, 2001 I lived in New York City and witnessed the terrorist attack on the Twin Towers and its consequences firsthand... See full synopsis »

Writer: Slobodan Jokic | Director: Slobodan Jokic | Stars: Vanda Boban, Marin Tudor, Lana Hunelic, Marko Petric

50. The Mischance of a Photographer (1908)

4 min | Short

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Director: Georges Méliès