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1. The Illusionist (2006)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.6
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68 Metascore

In turn-of-the-century Vienna, a magician uses his abilities to secure the love of a woman far above his social standing.

Director: Neil Burger | Stars: Edward Norton, Jessica Biel, Paul Giamatti, Rufus Sewell

Votes: 311,308 | Gross: $39.83M

2. The Producers (2005)

PG-13 | 134 min | Comedy, Musical

6.4
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52 Metascore

After putting together another Broadway flop, down-on-his-luck producer Max Bialystock teams up with timid accountant Leo Bloom in a get-rich-quick scheme to put on the world's worst show.

Director: Susan Stroman | Stars: Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Uma Thurman, Will Ferrell

Votes: 36,282 | Gross: $19.38M

3. Funny Girl (1968)

G | 151 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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89 Metascore

The life of Fanny Brice, famed comedienne and entertainer of the early 1900s. We see her rise to fame as a Ziegfield girl, subsequent career and her personal life, particularly her relationship with Nick Arnstein.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, Kay Medford, Anne Francis

Votes: 14,269 | Gross: $0.22M

4. The Savages (2007)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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85 Metascore

A sister and brother face the realities of familial responsibility as they begin to care for their ailing father.

Director: Tamara Jenkins | Stars: Laura Linney, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Philip Bosco, Peter Friedman

Votes: 32,941 | Gross: $6.61M

5. Loitering with Intent (2014)

80 min | Comedy, Drama

4.6
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49 Metascore

Two male actors/close friends want to jumpstart their careers. They end up making a big shot producer think that they have a hot script that everyone wants to get their hands on. The 2 men ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Rapp | Stars: Ivan Martin, Michael Godere, Marisa Tomei, Sam Rockwell

Votes: 524

6. Dames (1934)

Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.2
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A multimillionaire decides to boycott "filthy" forms of entertainment such as Broadway shows.

Directors: Ray Enright, Busby Berkeley | Stars: Joan Blondell, Dick Powell, Ruby Keeler, Zasu Pitts

Votes: 1,407

7. Footlight Parade (1933)

G | 104 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.8
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Chester Kent struggles against time, romance, and a rival's spy to produce spectacular live "prologues" for movie houses.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Ruby Keeler, Dick Powell

Votes: 3,600

8. Heights (2005)

R | 93 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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59 Metascore

Spanning twenty-four hours, Heights follows five New Yorkers challenged to choose their destiny before the sun comes up the next day.

Director: Chris Terrio | Stars: Elizabeth Banks, Glenn Close, James Marsden, Chandler Williams

Votes: 4,282 | Gross: $1.16M

9. Faubourg 36 (2008)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.6
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40 Metascore

A man is charged with murder. He is Pigoil, the aging stage manager at Chansonia, a music hall in a Paris faubourg. His confession is a long flashback to New Year's Eve, 1935, when he ... See full summary »

Director: Christophe Barratier | Stars: Gérard Jugnot, Clovis Cornillac, Kad Merad, Nora Arnezeder

Votes: 2,405 | Gross: $0.85M

10. The Leading Man (1996)

R | 100 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

5.8
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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 »

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

Votes: 1,241

11. Variety Lights (1951)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.2
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A beautiful but ambitious young woman joins a traveling troupe of third-rate vaudevillians and inadvertently causes jealousy and emotional crises.

Directors: Federico Fellini, Alberto Lattuada | Stars: Peppino De Filippo, Carla Del Poggio, Giulietta Masina, John Kitzmiller

Votes: 2,100

12. Hangover Square (1945)

Approved | 77 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.5
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A promising classical musician finds his life poisoned by a music hall dancer -- and by the strange gaps in his memory.

Director: John Brahm | Stars: Laird Cregar, Linda Darnell, George Sanders, Glenn Langan

Votes: 1,735

13. Every Little Step (2008)

PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary, Music

7.5
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76 Metascore

Follows the plight of real-life dancers as they struggle through auditions for the Broadway revival of "A Chorus Line". Also investigates the history of the show and the creative minds behind the original and current incarnations.

Directors: Adam Del Deo, James D. Stern | Stars: German Alexander, Bob Avian, Justin Bellero, Michael Bennett

Votes: 1,248 | Gross: $1.72M

14. Frankie and Johnny Are Married (2003)

R | 95 min | Comedy

5.9
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44 Metascore

Television director and producer Michael Pressman mounts a production of Frankie and Johnny in the Clare de Lune starring his wife, Lisa Chess. But their attempts to stage the play and work... See full summary »

Director: Michael Pressman | Stars: Michael Pressman, Lisa Chess, Alan Rosenberg, Stephen Tobolowsky

Votes: 191 | Gross: $0.02M

15. Act One (1963)

110 min | Biography, Drama

6.1
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Story of the life of writer/playwright Moss Hart.

Director: Dore Schary | Stars: George Hamilton, Jason Robards, George Segal, Jack Klugman

Votes: 153

16. 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 »

Director: Charles Brabin | Stars: Alice Brady, Maureen O'Sullivan, Franchot Tone, Phillips Holmes

Votes: 193

17. Murder at the Orient Street Express (2009)

8 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

7.0
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When Broadway legend Bernadette Fitzgerald is murdered after rehearsing at an historical Asian theatre, her piano accompanist, Amy Ng, bravely seeks out her killer.

Directors: Yvette Lu, Jonas Salzberg | Stars: Yvette Lu, Jacqlyn Atkins, Yuki Morita, Natashia Chandra

Votes: 80

18. Ambitious People (1931)

Passed | 17 min | Short, Comedy, Music

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Herman Timberg, (father of Herman Timberg Jr/Tim Herbert in real life,) plays the director of a Broadway musical comedy and wants singer Barbara Blair to have the lead role, but the angel (... See full summary »

Director: Sammy Lee | Stars: Herman Timberg, Barbara Blair, Wilbur Mack, Edward J. Nugent

19. Smash (2012–2013)
Episode: The Cost of Art (2012)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Musical

8.2
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Despite their respective roles in the production, the seeming battle between Ivy and Karen continues into the workshop. Ivy is mad since she wasn't told previously that Karen would be in ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Morris | Stars: Debra Messing, Jack Davenport, Katharine McPhee, Christian Borle

Votes: 194

20. The Nanny (1993–1999)
Episode: The Show Must Go On (1994)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.4
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Fran agrees to direct Grace's school play, but then Maxwell maneuvers his way into her position.

Director: Will Mackenzie | Stars: Fran Drescher, Charles Shaughnessy, Daniel Davis, Lauren Lane

Votes: 125