Most Popular "Theatrical Producer" Titles
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1. Shakespeare in Love (1998)
R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, History
A young Shakespeare, out of ideas and short of cash, meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays.
Votes: 185,944 | Gross: $100.24M
3. Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008)
PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Romance
Guinevere Pettigrew, a middle-aged London governess, finds herself unfairly dismissed from her job. An attempt to gain new employment catapults her into the glamorous world and dizzying social whirl of an American actress and singer, Delysia Lafosse.
Votes: 23,262 | Gross: $12.29M
5. Funny Girl (1968)
G | 151 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
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.
Votes: 14,459 | Gross: $0.22M
6. Evil Under the Sun (1982)
PG | 117 min | Drama, Mystery
Trying to find how a millionaire wound up with a phony diamond brings Hercule Poirot to an exclusive island resort frequented by the rich and famous. When a murder is committed, everyone has an alibi.
Votes: 10,075 | Gross: $4.66M
8. There's No Business Like Show Business (1954)
Approved | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Molly and Terry Donahue, plus their three children, are The Five Donahues. Son Tim meets hat-check girl Vicky and the family act begins to fall apart.
9. The Phantom of the Opera (1989)
R | 93 min | Drama, Horror, Music
A darker version of the classic Gaston Leroux novel. A young soprano becomes the obsession of a horribly disfigured composer who has plans for those who oppose himself or the young singer.
Votes: 3,012 | Gross: $3.95M
10. A Double Life (1947)
Approved | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Anthony John is an actor whose life is strongly influenced by the characters he plays. When he's playing comedy, he's the most enjoyable person in the world, but when he's playing drama, ... See full summary »
12. The Tenderfoot (1932)
70 min | Comedy
Calvin Jones is a cowboy who wants to invest in a Broadway play. Ruth Weston, a secretary, learns that her boss, Joe Lehman, is attempting to swindle Jones and pulls a successful coup d'etat producing a play that she stars in.
13. The Country Girl (1954)
Unrated | 104 min | Drama, Music
A director hires an alcoholic has-been and strikes up a stormy relationship with the actor's wife, who he believes is the cause of all the man's problems.
15. Born to Dance (1936)
Passed | 106 min | Musical, Comedy
Sailor Ted meets at the Lonely Hearts Club of his friend Gunny's wife, Jenny, a girl, Nora Paige, and falls in love. Nora wants to become a dancer on Broadway. Ted rescues the Pekinese of ... See full summary »
17. Design for Living (1933)
Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Romance
A woman cannot decide between two men who love her, and the trio agree to try living together in a platonic friendly relationship.
18. Bathing Beauty (1944)
Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Musical
A contrived misunderstanding leads to the breakup of a songwriter and his fiancée. She returns to work as a gym teacher at an all-girls school, but a legal loophole allows the man to enroll as one of her students.
19. Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938)
Approved | 106 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
This send-up of ragtime song and dance begins in 1915 San Francisco when society boy Roger Grant decides to pursue popular rather than serious music.
21. Twentieth Century (1934)
91 min | Comedy, Romance
A flamboyant Broadway impresario who has fallen on hard times tries to get his former lover, now a Hollywood diva, to return and resurrect his failing career.
22. Lady of Burlesque (1943)
91 min | Comedy, Music, Mystery
After one member of their group is murdered, the performers at a burlesque house must work together to find out who the killer is before they strike again.
23. Babes on Broadway (1941)
Approved | 118 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Tommy Williams desperately wants to get to Broadway, but as he is only singing in a spaghetti house for tips he is a long way off. He meets Penny Morris, herself no mean singer, and through... See full summary »
24. Happy Go Lovely (1951)
Approved | 97 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
B.G. Bruno, a rich bachelor, the head of a successful greeting-card company in Scotland, is essentially a kind man but respectable to the point of stodginess and extreme stuffiness. An ... See full summary »
25. Presenting Lily Mars (1943)
Passed | 104 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Talented small-town girl Lily Mars hounds producer John Thornway for a part in his new play, but he doesn't want anything to do with stage-struck amateurs. But when Lily follows him to New ... See full summary »
27. The Jazz Singer (1952)
107 min | Drama, Music, Romance
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.
28. The Hard Way (1943)
Approved | 109 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Embittered, ambitious Helen Sherman sees an opportunity to escape her drab small-town life by becoming a 'stage mother' to her musically-talented younger sister.
29. Gold Diggers of 1937 (1936)
Approved | 101 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
When two investors inform an opportunistic dancer that they can't fund an elderly stage producer's production, she suggests they get an insurance policy on the producer's life.
33. Soup to Nuts (1930)
Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Mr. Schmidt's costume store is bankrupt because he spends his time on Rube Goldberg-style inventions; the creditors send a young manager who falls for Schmidt's niece Louise, but she'll ... See full summary »
35. Cain and Mabel (1936)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A talented boxer and a gifted dancer hope to increase their waning popularity by inventing a fictitious love affair for the benefit of the tabloids.
37. I Dood It (1943)
Approved | 102 min | Romance, Comedy, Musical
A bumbling pants presser at an upscale hotel's valet service nurses an unrequited crush on a Broadway star. He gets more than he bargained for when she agrees to marry him, to spite her womanizing fiance, and encounters Nazi saboteurs.
38. I Found Stella Parish (1935)
Approved | 85 min | Drama, Romance
A theatrical star abruptly leaves England to escape her secret past, while a newspaper reporter follows her trail to America to get the scoop.
39. Meet the People (1944)
Passed | 100 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A idealistic shipyard worker interests a beautiful Hollywood star in staging a musical tribute to the war industry, but they disagree on some important issues.
41. Broadway's Finest (2012)
88 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
Broadway's Finest is a diverting story about three struggling men who impersonate New York City under cover cops and chase down a notorious drug dealer in order to create their own cutting ... See full summary »
44. Adventure in Manhattan (1936)
Approved | 73 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A reporter meets an actress whose producer is a presumed-dead thief, and stakes his reputation on predicting the next crime.
45. Forty Naughty Girls (1937)
Approved | 63 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
While Oscar and Hildegarde are attending a Broadway show, a press agent is shot in an actress' dressing room and an actor is murdered onstage in full view of the audience. Oscar and Hildegarde are on the case.
46. New Faces of 1937 (1937)
Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A crooked producer tries to link his backers by producing a flop and disapearing with the money. Patricia, one of the chorus girls has given her money, too and after the disapearing of the ... See full summary »
48. The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1944)
Unrated | 107 min | Drama, Romance
A rope bridge over a gorge in the Peruvian Andes snaps, sending five people plunging to their deaths. A priest sets out to find out more about the life of each of the victims.
49. One in a Million (1936)
Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
American theatrical manager (Menjou) discovers Henie preparing for the Olympics in Switzerland and brings her to Madison Square Garden.
50. The Half Naked Truth (1932)
Passed | 77 min | Comedy, Romance
A barker at a down-at-the-heels carnival becomes a powerhouse New York publicity man as he transforms a sideshow dancer into a Broadway sensation.