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R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama
A washed-up actor, who once played an iconic superhero, attempts to revive his career by writing and starring in his very own Broadway play.
Votes: 478,195 | Gross: $42.34M
2. Kiss Me Kate (1953)
Approved | 109 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
An ex-husband and wife team star in a musical version of 'The Taming of the Shrew'; off-stage, the production is troublesome with ex-lovers' quarrels and a gangster looking for some money owed to them.
7. Pandora's Box (1929)
Not Rated | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
The rise and inevitable fall of an amoral but naive young woman whose insouciant eroticism inspires lust and violence in those around her.
Votes: 8,288 | Gross: $0.01M
8. The Tall Guy (1989)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Romance
Dexter King plays straight man to unpleasant comedian Ron Anderson. He falls in love with Kate, a pretty nurse he meets when he is receiving injections for hay fever. When Anderson fires ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,956 | Gross: $0.51M
10. 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.
11. Murder! (1930)
TV-PG | 92 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A juror in a murder trial, after voting to convict, has second thoughts and begins to investigate on his own before the execution.
12. Nanking (2007)
R | 88 min | Biography, History, War
Through readings of historical account by actors and the testimony of survivors, the events of the Nanjing Massacre are recounted.
Votes: 3,137 | Gross: $0.16M
13. 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.
15. Depeche Mode: 101 (1989)
R | 117 min | Documentary, Music
Depeche Mode prepares for the 101st and final concert of its massive world tour at the Rose Bowl Stadium, Pasadena, California, while a group of fans who won a contest travel to the concert through the United States on a bus.
16. Angels Over Broadway (1940)
Passed | 79 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
A cuckolded embezzler on the verge of suicide is helped by a tout, an alcoholic playwright, and a pick-up girl to reimburse the money with a gambling sting.
18. Trois places pour le 26 (1988)
106 min | Musical
A pseudo-documentary on the life of Yves Montand, who plays himself, in this tribute to his long career. During a musical tour, Montand returns to Marseille and revisits the many highlights... See full summary »
19. One Night of Love (1934)
Passed | 84 min | Music, Romance
Mary Barrett is an aspiring Opera singer who is taken under the wings of a famous operatic maestro, Guilio Monterverdi. After spending endless working hours together and arguing, their ... See full summary »
20. Broadway Babies (1929)
Unrated | 86 min | Drama, Musical
Dee lives with her two girlfriends in a boarding house. Billy is in love with Dee and runs the show where Dee is in the chorus. He has Dee stepping from the chorus to featured dancer. ... See full summary »
21. The Gangster (1947)
Approved | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Barry Sulivan is a cynical gangster who controls the Neptune Beach waterfront. He runs a numbers racket with the local soda shop owner: the police are in his pocket and the local hoods are on his payroll.
22. Mr. Music (1950)
Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A golf-crazy songwriter tries to avoid the long, solitary hours of concentration needed to produce a hit musical. His producer and his secretary conspire to get him back on track.
24. Héroïnes (1997)
115 min | Drama, Music
Two best friends, Johanna and Jeanne, live in the small town of Decazeville, a mining town in France. One year at the Miners' Ball, the music group The Sirens perform, of which Johanna and ... See full summary »
25. George White's Scandals (1945)
Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Music
This Broadway revue is about two love affairs. The romance between the comedienne Joan Mason and Jack Evans of Boston is easily disturbed by Jack's cynical sister, Clara Belle Evans, who is... See full summary »
26. Chasing Rainbows (1930)
Passed | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
The road-show troupe of a top Broadway show go cross-country while taking the audience along on the on-stage scenes as well as what happens and is happening back stage of the production. ... See full summary »
27. 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.
28. Walls of Glass (1985)
R | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Aging New York cabbie Flanagan still has hopes of making it as a stage actor. He can recite any Shakespeare sonnet and is facile with accents, but he can't land an agent or a job. During ... See full summary »
29. The Gay Lady (1949)
Passed | 91 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
In the 1890s, Trottie True moves from bit theatre parts to stardom, and from balloonist Sid Skinner to more prominent men. Later on, she wonders if Sid wasn't better after all, and seeks to... See full summary »
33. Grief Street (1931)
Passed | 64 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
Alvin Merle, a womanizing Broadway matinée idol, is found strangled in his dressing room. The door is locked from the inside and there is no possible other way into the room. Merle is ... See full summary »
36. Bumping Into Broadway (1919)
TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Short
Young playwright spends his last cent to pay the rent of struggling actress in a theatrical boarding house. Pursuing her, he winds up at a gambling club, where he wins big, just before a police raid.
37. One Hour Late (1934)
Passed | 74 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
When the romance between radio-singer Eddie Blake and Bessie Dunn goes sour through a series of misunderstanding, Bessie packs to take a week-end trip with the station boss,Stephen Barclay,... See full summary »
38. The Merry Monahans (1944)
Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
When Jimmie Monahan's father is absent to aid the war effort, young Jimmie works hard to lift his family's spirits. Finding he has a dancing and musical talent he organizes a show at the nearby aircraft plant to raise morale.
40. Exit Smiling (1926)
Passed | 77 min | Comedy, Romance
A maid who works for a traveling theatrical troupe wants desperately to be an actress, and manages to get some small roles in the company's productions, but is determined to do anything she... See full summary »
41. Upstage (1926)
Passed | 76 min | Drama, Romance
Dolly Havens, a small-town girl with big-town ambitions that are larger than her talents, hooks up with Johnny Storm, a vaudeville performer, whose talents make the act a success. Dolly, ... See full summary »
43. Geraldine (1953)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
Janey Edwards, working for Cambria Records, is managing the personal appearance tour of sobbing songster Billy Weber, and Janey is disgusted when Billy leaves her at Santa Fe College with ... See full summary »
44. Till We Meet Again (1936)
Approved | 72 min | Drama, Romance, War
In London, August 1914, Austrian star Elsa Duranyi (Gertrude Michael) and English matinee idol Alan Barclay (Herbert Marshall) are in love and plan an immediate marriage. But the War comes ... See full summary »
45. The Blue Veil (1942)
90 min | Drama
In 1914, in the first months of World War I, Louise Jarraud loses her husband, killed on the front. Shortly after, she gives birth to a baby, who soon dies. Devastated by this double ... See full summary »
46. Mystery at the Burlesque (1949)
Passed | 58 min | Drama, Musical, Mystery
A man watching a musical show at the Windmill theatre is shot apparently from the stage. The cast continues the performance so that the detective can solve the murder.
47. The Music Goes 'Round (1936)
Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
Harry Wallace (Harry Richman) is the star of a musical comedy who, while on a leave of absence from Broadway, encounters a troupe of untalented showboat players and takes them to New York ... See full summary »
48. ANNIE: It's the Hard-Knock Life, from Script to Stage (2013 TV Movie)
56 min | Documentary, Family, Music
It's the Hard-Knock Life is a feature length documentary that provides an insider's look at the Tony-nominated revival of the musical Annie. The film documents the production through the ... See full summary »