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1. Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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88 Metascore

A washed-up superhero actor attempts to revive his fading career by writing, directing, and starring in a Broadway production.

Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu | Stars: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough

Votes: 508,475 | Gross: $42.34M

2. Scream 2 (1997)

R | 120 min | Horror, Mystery

6.1
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63 Metascore

Two years after the first series of murders, as Sydney acclimates to college life, someone donning the Ghostface costume begins a new string of killings.

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Jada Pinkett Smith

Votes: 142,665 | Gross: $101.36M

3. She's Funny That Way (2014)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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45 Metascore

On the set of a playwright's new project, a love triangle forms between his wife, her ex-lover, and the call girl-turned-actress cast in the production.

Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: Imogen Poots, Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston, Kathryn Hahn

Votes: 21,789 | Gross: $0.09M

4. The Goodbye Girl (1977)

PG | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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After being dumped by her live-in boyfriend, an unemployed dancer and her 10-year-old daughter are reluctantly forced to live with a struggling off-Broadway actor.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Marsha Mason, Quinn Cummings, Paul Benedict

Votes: 11,195 | Gross: $102.00M

5. Clouds of Sils Maria (2014)

R | 124 min | Drama

6.7
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78 Metascore

A film star comes face-to-face with an uncomfortable reflection of herself while starring in a revival of the play that launched her career.

Director: Olivier Assayas | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Kristen Stewart, Chloë Grace Moretz, Lars Eidinger

Votes: 24,262 | Gross: $1.81M

6. My Dinner with Andre (1981)

PG | 110 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Two old friends meet for dinner; as one tells anecdotes detailing his experiences, the other notices their differing worldviews.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Andre Gregory, Wallace Shawn, Jean Lenauer, Roy Butler

Votes: 15,149 | Gross: $5.25M

7. Me and Orson Welles (2008)

PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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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: 10,212 | Gross: $1.19M

8. Etoile (1989)

101 min | Fantasy, Romance, Thriller

5.7
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Young American ballerina enrolls in a prestigious ballet school in Hungary. She suddenly becomes inexplicably obsessed with Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake and her personality completely changes. A young man in love with her investigates.

Director: Peter Del Monte | Stars: Jennifer Connelly, Gary McCleery, Laurent Terzieff, Olimpia Carlisi

Votes: 402

9. 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: 4,412 | Gross: $1.16M

10. Jane Wants a Boyfriend (2015)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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51 Metascore

A young woman with Asperger's tries to find her first boyfriend with a little help from her older sister.

Director: William Sullivan | Stars: Louisa Krause, Gabriel Ebert, Eliza Dushku, Polly Draper

Votes: 1,799

11. Chuck & Buck (2000)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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76 Metascore

An oddly naive man-child stalks his childhood best friend and tries to reconnect with their past.

Director: Miguel Arteta | Stars: Mike White, Chris Weitz, Lupe Ontiveros, Beth Colt

Votes: 4,976 | Gross: $1.05M

12. Dealing: Or the Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues (1972)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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A cocky Harvard graduate transports a load of marijuana from Boston to Berkeley, California. His girlfriend gets busted with the second load. He and a friend go against a dirty cop and a Cuban gangster to get the load and the girl back.

Director: Paul Williams | Stars: Howard Gardner, Robert F. Lyons, Ellen Barber, John Lithgow

Votes: 139

13. Dhoondte Reh Jaoge (2009)

131 min | Comedy, Drama

5.6
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A failed film producer and an unemployed Chartered Accountant decide to make a 'sure flop' movie

Director: Umesh Shukla | Stars: Paresh Rawal, Kunal Khemu, Sonu Sood, Soha Ali Khan

Votes: 582 | Gross: $0.01M

14. L'amour fou (1969)

252 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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During the rehearsals for the production of the tragedy Andromaque, the leading actress and her director, a couple behind the scenes, can't find a way to leave their personal problems at ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Rivette | Stars: Bulle Ogier, Jean-Pierre Kalfon, Josée Destoop, Michèle Moretti

Votes: 513

15. Wrecked (I) (2009)

Unrated | 73 min | Drama, Romance

3.7
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An edgy drama about a gay teen's tumultuous decent into drugs and anonymous sex, Wrecked smashes cinematic taboos while it spins its cautionary tale. Ryan is an earnest 18-year-old trying ... See full summary »

Directors: Bernard Shumanski, Harry Shumanski | Stars: Forth Richards, Benji Crisnis, Theo Montgomery, Womack Daryl

Votes: 434

16. Pane, vy jste vdova! (1971)

97 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.5
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After a soldier cuts off the arm of king's cousin, king decides to deactivate the army. Of course, generals don't like it at all and they try to kill the king. The assassin should be ... See full summary »

Director: Václav Vorlícek | Stars: Iva Janzurová, Olga Schoberová, Eduard Cupák, Jirí Sovák

Votes: 604

17. Aimer, boire et chanter (2014)

Not Rated | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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70 Metascore

In the midst of rehearsals for a new play, amateur dramatics proponents Colin and Kathryn receive the shattering news that their friend George is fatally ill and only has a few months to live.

Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Sabine Azéma, Sandrine Kiberlain, Caroline Silhol, André Dussollier

Votes: 1,094

18. The Christmas Pageant (2011 TV Movie)

TV-G | 87 min | Comedy, Romance

5.6
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When a temperamental Broadway director is fired from yet another job, she is forced to direct a community Christmas pageant.

Director: David S. Cass Sr. | Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Robert Mailhouse, Candice Azzara, Edward Herrmann

Votes: 440

19. Flannel Pajamas (2006)

R | 124 min | Romance

5.9
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49 Metascore

A story of one couple falling in and out of love.

Director: Jeff Lipsky | Stars: Justin Kirk, Julianne Nicholson, Chelsea Altman, Jamie Harrold

Votes: 848 | Gross: $0.12M

20. La meilleure façon de marcher (1976)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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In a vacation camp somewhere in the French country, 1960. Marc et Philippe are two of the counsellors. Marc is very virile, while Philippe is more reserved. A night, Marc surprises Philippe... See full summary »

Director: Claude Miller | Stars: Patrick Dewaere, Patrick Bouchitey, Christine Pascal, Claude Piéplu

Votes: 1,204

21. Slash Dance (1989)

83 min | Comedy, Thriller

2.8
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A female cop goes undercover as a dancer at an old theater to catch a serial killer who has been murdering women auditioning for a musical.

Director: James Shyman | Stars: Cindy Ferda, James Carroll Jordan, J. Buzz Von Ornsteiner, John Henry Richardson

Votes: 151

22. Je suis frigide... pourquoi? (1972)

Not Rated | 99 min | Drama

4.1
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The title to this underrated follow-up to director Pécas "I Am A Nymphomaniac" seems to mislead people into thinking this film doesn't deliver the eurosex goods. It does! For me personally ... See full summary »

Director: Max Pécas | Stars: Sandra Julien, Marie-Georges Pascal, Jean-Luc Terrade, Anne Kerylen

Votes: 117

23. Cherchez Hortense (2012)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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A wife pressures her husband to solicit work papers from his civil servant father.

Director: Pascal Bonitzer | Stars: Jean-Pierre Bacri, Kristin Scott Thomas, Isabelle Carré, Marin Orcand Tourrès

Votes: 747

24. Aktorzy prowincjonalni (1979)

121 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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The film is set in a small town near Warsaw, to which a young and coming director comes to produce a classic play (Wyspianski "Wyzwolenie") with a modern vein. Everyone in the production ... See full summary »

Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Halina Labonarska, Tadeusz Huk, Iwona Biernacka, Ewa Dalkowska

Votes: 195

25. Kungliga patrasket (1945)

117 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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The ups and downs of three generations in an acting family.

Director: Hasse Ekman | Stars: Edvin Adolphson, Ester Roeck Hansen, Hasse Ekman, Eva Henning

Votes: 92

26. Wrangler: Anatomy of an Icon (2008)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Biography, Romance

5.6
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The outrageous story of 1970s porn icon Jack Wrangler, and how he rose to the top of the gay, and then straight, adult film industry.

Director: Jeffrey Schwarz | Stars: Jack Wrangler, Margaret Whiting, Robert Alvarez, Brooks Ashmanskas

Votes: 445

27. Das schwarze Schaf (1960)

90 min | Comedy, Crime

6.8
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Father Brown tries to solve some murders.

Director: Helmuth Ashley | Stars: Heinz Rühmann, Karl Schönböck, Maria Sebaldt, Siegfried Lowitz

Votes: 532

28. OT: Our Town (2002)

Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary

7.3
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75 Metascore

Dominguez High, in the infamous Compton, CA, has not produced a play in over twenty years. With no money and no stage, two teachers and twenty-four students attempt to produce Thornton Wilder's American Classic OUR TOWN.

Director: Scott Hamilton Kennedy | Stars: Catherine Borek, Karen Greene, Ebony Starr Norwood-Brown, Archy Posada

Votes: 265

29. Jak svet prichází o básníky (1982)

90 min | Comedy

7.2
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Director: Dusan Klein | Stars: Pavel Kríz, David Matásek, Miroslava Safránková, Frantisek Filipovský

Votes: 406

30. Flickan från tredje raden (1949)

88 min | Drama

7.1
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Is man's existence really meaningful and hopeful? As a reply to Ingmar Bergman's Prison (1949), this movie claims that it is. A ring passes between a lot of different people, giving the ... See full summary »

Director: Hasse Ekman | Stars: Hilda Borgström, Gunnar Olsson, Sigge Fürst, Siv Thulin

Votes: 170

31. Les intrigantes (1954)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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Paul Rémi, the well-known theater director, was accused by his secretary, Andrieux, of having pushed his associate Bazine from a footbridge situated twelve meters above the stage. Advised ... See full summary »

Director: Henri Decoin | Stars: Raymond Rouleau, Jeanne Moreau, Raymond Pellegrin, Etchika Choureau

Votes: 107

32. Bozská Ema (1979)

PG | 110 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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The opera lady singer Ema Destinnová (Bozidara Turzonovová) is in all her splendor at the American stages. But in Europe there rages war and she decides to return home to Bohemia. As an ... See full summary »

Director: Jirí Krejcík | Stars: Bozidara Turzonovová, Gabriela Benacková, Juraj Kukura, Jirí Adamíra

Votes: 75

33. Dvojníci (I) (2016)

Comedy, Crime

5.3
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Comedy tells the story of two men who are much alike but their temperament and life story are as different as day and night. They have never seen each other, they have no idea about each ... See full summary »

Director: Jirí Chlumský | Stars: Ondrej Sokol, Jakub Kohák, Petr Nározný, Jitka Schneiderová

Votes: 83

34. Drzwi w murze (1974)

91 min | Drama, Romance

8.7
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Accomplished playwright supervises the stage rehearsals for his new play away from home. He rents a room at a private house, which is owned by mother and daughter. Wiktor gets entangled in the two women's bizarre relationship.

Director: Stanislaw Rózewicz | Stars: Zbigniew Zapasiewicz, Ryszarda Hanin, Wanda Neumann, Aleksander Fogiel

Votes: 65

35. Lear

Drama | Pre-production

A failed Broadway stage director finds redemption through his estranged Alzheimer-ridden father, a once great stage actor.

Director: Thomas Roth | Star: Bo Svenson

36. Úteky domu (1980)

84 min | Drama

6.2
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Director: Jaromil Jires | Stars: Jana Brejchová, Jan Kanyza, Tomás Holý, Vlastimil Hasek

Votes: 21

37. Ombyte av tåg (1943)

92 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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An actress is in desperate need of work. She is looking up a director. When he rejects her, she collapses on the sidewalk outside the theatre.

Director: Hasse Ekman | Stars: Sonja Wigert, Hasse Ekman, Georg Rydeberg, Karin Kavli

Votes: 61

38. Medan porten var stängd (1946)

89 min | Drama

7.2
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About a number of people in an apartment building during a night full of dramatic events and entanglements.

Director: Hasse Ekman | Stars: Tollie Zellman, Olof Winnerstrand, Inga Landgré, Marianne Löfgren

Votes: 45

39. Den store amatören (1958)

92 min | Comedy

5.0
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A couple of school kids in the little town of Fårtuna finds an old document with information that their town is 800 years old. Now it's time for an anniversary party.

Director: Hasse Ekman | Stars: Martin Ljung, Marianne Bengtsson, Hasse Ekman, Yngve Gamlin

Votes: 33

40. The Stratford Adventure (1954)

45 min | Documentary, Short

6.6
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The story of the founding, by Stratford-born journalist Tom Patterson, of the Stratford Shakespearean Festival of Canada, which opened in July of 1953 with a performance of "Richard III" ... See full summary »

Director: Morten Parker | Stars: John Drainie, Michael Bates, Lloyd Bochner, Douglas Campbell

Votes: 31

41. Merciful (2009)

88 min | Comedy

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Standing in front of a Police Station, mantra chanting Buddhist monks threw the officers into frenzy. The Buddhist monks believed the reincarnated Buddha resided in the body of one officer.... See full summary »

Directors: Aleksandr Naumov, Vitaliy Parfyonov | Stars: Aleksandr Seridenko, Timur Bokancha, Aleksey Maklakov, Valeriy Garkalin

42. Three Scenes with Ingmar Bergman (1975)

92 min | Documentary, Biography

7.0
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The original interview was broadcasted in three parts, edited from 13 hours of conversations between Bergman and Donner.

Director: Jörn Donner | Stars: Jörn Donner, Ingmar Bergman, Erland Josephson, Sven Nykvist

Votes: 39

43. The Group Theater, 1931-1940 (1967 TV Special)

28 min | Short, Talk-Show

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Three distinguished theater producer-directors recapture the heady days of the famous Group Theater and discuss its origins, successes, failures, and eventual decline. Harold Clurman, Lee ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Havinga | Stars: Harold Clurman, Bobby Lewis, Lee Strasberg

44. Neil Hardwick - aina marginaalissa (2009 TV Movie)

48 min | Documentary, Biography

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Director: Risto Kuusisto | Stars: Neil Hardwick, Jarkko Hentula, Satu Silvo, Katja Kallio

45. Jsem vetsí a lepsí (2007)

18 min | Animation, Short, Sci-Fi

7.0
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Can the robot substitute an actor in the theatre? The story of this short length sci-fi film with impressive atmosphere and 3D animation held in Prague in not far future. The theatre ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Duda | Stars: Matej Hádek, Ondrej Pavelka, Miroslav Krobot, Kamil Halbich

Votes: 19

46. Skrå brædder (2013)

18 min | Short, Drama

7.3
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Lena, a young actress, has sacrificed everything for her marriage with her director and co-actor Axel. They are very successful on stage but lead a harsh and unloving relationship behind ... See full summary »

Director: Anton Breum | Stars: Signe Anastassia Mannov, Ken Vedsegaard, Sune Kofoed, Ole Dupont

Votes: 11

47. Les Tutti-Frutti (1932)

Short, Comedy, Musical

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Director: Jean Gourguet | Stars: Jean Cyrano, Albert Duvaleix, Fredo Gardoni, Léon Larive

48. Dobro, piekno i prawda (2011)

8 min | Animation, Short

5.6
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An allegoric fable about an idealist man who has to face the sins of our modern rotten society.

Director: Balbina Bruszewska

Votes: 9

49. Chemi qalaqis varskvlavi (1970)

Romance

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Director: Otar Abesadze | Stars: Medea Bibileishvili, Leo Pilpani, Zurab Kapianidze, Karlo Sakandelidze

50. Kuinka draama syntyy (1957)

18 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Jack Witikka | Stars: Jack Witikka, Kaarlo Halttunen, Leo Riuttu, Martti Romppanen



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