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1. Sunset Blvd. (1950)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir

8.4
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A screenwriter develops a dangerous relationship with a faded film star determined to make a triumphant return.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim, Nancy Olson

Votes: 182,114

2. Stuck on You (2003)

PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy

5.7
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62 Metascore

Conjoined twins from Martha's Vineyard move to Los Angeles so that one of them can pursue an acting career.

Directors: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly | Stars: Matt Damon, Greg Kinnear, Eva Mendes, Cher

Votes: 49,148 | Gross: $33.83M

3. Their Finest (2016)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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76 Metascore

A former secretary, newly appointed as a scriptwriter for propaganda films, joins the cast and crew of a major production while the Blitz rages around them.

Director: Lone Scherfig | Stars: Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy, Richard E. Grant

Votes: 15,364 | Gross: $3.60M

4. The Rewrite (2014)

Not Rated | 107 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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51 Metascore

An Oscar-winning writer in a slump leaves Hollywood to teach screenwriting at a college on the East Coast, where he falls for a single mom taking classes there.

Director: Marc Lawrence | Stars: Hugh Grant, Whit Baldwin, Vanessa Wasche, Enid Graham

Votes: 16,892

5. The Singing Detective (2003)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

5.6
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45 Metascore

From his hospital bed, a writer suffering from a skin disease hallucinates musical numbers and paranoid plots.

Director: Keith Gordon | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Robin Wright, Mel Gibson, Jeremy Northam

Votes: 7,868 | Gross: $0.34M

6. Finding Bliss (2009)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Romance

5.3
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30 Metascore

A romantic comedy that explores the adult film industry through the eyes of an idealistic 25 year-old award winning film school grad.

Director: Julie Davis | Stars: Leelee Sobieski, Matthew Davis, Jamie Kennedy, Denise Richards

Votes: 2,257 | Gross: $0.01M

7. Kingsman: The Secret Service Revealed (2015 Video)

88 min | Documentary

7.8
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A documentary on Kingsman: The Secret Service.

Stars: Geoff Bell, Sofia Boutella, Michael Caine, David Cheesman

Votes: 836

8. She Wants Me (2012)

Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy

5.9
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A neurotic writer working on his new film gets into a tricky situation when an A-list actress shows interest in the role intended for his girlfriend.

Director: Rob Margolies | Stars: Aaron Yoo, Alex Solowitz, Brennan Murray, Brian Kubach

Votes: 2,266

9. Emerald City (1988)

92 min | Comedy, Drama

5.4
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A couple move to Sydney from a small town, and soon become lured by the bright lights of the big city. Colin, the scriptwriter husband, is corrupted by his editor and then falls for his ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Jenkins | Stars: John Hargreaves, Nicole Kidman, Chris Haywood, Robyn Nevin

Votes: 509

10. Kingsman: Inside the Golden Circle (2017 Video)

118 min | Documentary

6.5
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Stars: Bradley James Allan, Halle Berry, Angus Bickerton, Adam Bohling

Votes: 15

11. L.A. Goddess (1993)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.3
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A stuntwoman on a western picture takes over the lead role when the star's alcohol problems prove too much, and she finds herself gradually falling in love with the film's producer.

Director: Jag Mundhra | Stars: Kathy Shower, David Heavener, Joe Estevez, James Hong

Votes: 67

12. Trek Nation (2011)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary

7.3
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The son of the creator of "Star Trek" explores his father's famous creation and how it has effected people.

Director: Scott Colthorp | Stars: J.J. Abrams, Indira Addington, Sallie Baliunas, Majel Barrett

Votes: 608

13. The Screenwriters (2016)

76 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.6
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Two screenwriters must finish a feature length screenplay in less than 24-hours or else.

Directors: Peter Forbes, Peter Edward Forbes | Stars: Jeff Rose, Jason Burkey, Jenn Gotzon Chandler, Rich Swingle

Votes: 10

14. Dreams with Sharp Teeth (2008)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
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64 Metascore

A documentary on speculative fiction writer and essayist Harlan Ellison.

Director: Erik Nelson | Stars: Harlan Ellison, Robin Williams, Neil Gaiman, Edie Adams

Votes: 551

15. Rabbit-Proof Fence: Cast and Crew Interviews (2002 Video)

35 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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Stars: Phillip Noyce, Christine Olsen, David Elfick, Jeremy Thomas

16. Dracula 3D: Dario Argento at the Slash Film Festival (2012 Video)

35 min | Documentary, Short, Horror

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Star: Dario Argento

17. The Group (2008)

19 min | Short, Comedy

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What do a stressed out license-plate salesman, a nymphomaniac, a Woodstock-era hippie, an obsessive-compulsive candy maker, a hip-hop priest, and a megalomaniac Indian have in common? Six ... See full summary »

Director: Boris Wexler | Stars: Usman Ally, Kate Bergeron, Charlotte Chanler, Charles Harris

18. Bank Robbery Student Film (2018)

10 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

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A film student robs a bank under the guise of shooting a short film about a bank robbery.

Director: Nick Owens | Stars: Jay Korf, Sunny S. Walia, Karilyn Sisko, Lachlan Mason

19. Without Lying Down: Frances Marion and the Power of Women in Hollywood (2000 TV Movie)

56 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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This documentary, first shown on the Turner Classic Movies cable channel, tells of the life and career of screenwriter Frances Marion. By the mid 1920s, she was the most respected and ... See full summary »

Director: Bridget Terry | Stars: Uma Thurman, Kathy Bates, Mary Lea Bandy, Cari Beauchamp

Votes: 202

20. The City (I) (2009)

72 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

7.2
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Scott Valdez is a struggling writer who finds his inspiration in the form of a psychopathic killer named T.K.

Director: James Vogel | Stars: Matt Franta, Heather Amos, Warren Anderson, Sasha Andreev

Votes: 49

21. Melissa Mathison: A Tribute (2016 Video)

6 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

5.8
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Stars: Melissa Mathison, Ruby Barnhill, Rick Carter, Kathleen Kennedy

Votes: 6

22. The Last Seduction: The Art of Seduction (2006 Video)

29 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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Director: Luciano Chelotti | Stars: Steve Barancik, Peter Berg, John Dahl, Linda Fiorentino

23. Facing the Past (2005 Video)

29 min | Documentary, Short

6.8
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Documentary about the movie 'A Face in the Crowd' (1957).

Stars: Leo Braudy, Anthony Franciosa, Andy Griffith, Louis B. Mayer

Votes: 28

24. Martin & Margot or There's No One Around You

Adventure, Comedy, Drama | Post-production

Martin and Margot are two writers traveling through Guatemala to find La Bestia, the mythological poet that brought them together. In their journey their relationship and future will be compromised by an unexpected pregnancy.

Director: Chris Kummerfeldt Quiroa | Stars: Emily K. Rose, Julian Root

25. Conversations with Hollywood (2011– )

Talk-Show

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Screenwriters, producers and entertainment industry professionals share inside perspectives on writing, filmmaking and navigating show business - along with practical tips on breaking into Hollywood and stories of their journey to success.

Stars: Bill Lundy, David Alex Kurtz, Michael Engel, Mark Fergus

26. Shine: The Phenomenon (1997 Video)

15 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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Stars: John Gielgud, Scott Hicks, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Lynn Redgrave

27. The Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriters Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 88 min | Talk-Show

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Few screenwriters can concentrate for more than a few hours, let alone sustain a career in Hollywood for over 30 years. But the blockbuster comedy writing team of Lowell Ganz and Babaloo ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Moldavon | Stars: Michael De Luca, Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel

28. A Few Good Men: From Stage to Screen (2001 Video)

14 min | Documentary, Short

6.7
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Director: Michael Gillis | Stars: Aaron Sorkin, Rob Reiner, Kevin Bacon, Harry Caesar

Votes: 33

29. Beautiful Kate: From Storyboard to Screen (2010 Video)

7 min | Documentary, Short

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Stars: Bryan Brown, Maeve Dermody, Rachel Griffiths, Briony Kent

30. The Pitch (I) (2007)

12 min | Short, Comedy

7.5
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An obnoxious Hollywood bigwig prepares to pitch his life to the most discerning critic of all - God.

Director: Richard S. Dargan | Stars: Reuben Finkelstein, Beth Bailey, Larry Watts, Scott Sharot

Votes: 10

31. The Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriter Jonathan Hensleigh (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 82 min | Talk-Show

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Jonathan Hensleigh knows good action. This former attorney stopped practicing law to pursue screenwriting, and with his big break writing episodes of The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, his... See full summary »

Director: Dave Moldavon | Stars: Michael De Luca, Jonathan Hensleigh

32. The Astronaut on the Roof (2010)

13 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

7.3
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A comical road movie about two scriptwriters who write a film about two scriptwriters who write a film about a teenage couple who become bank robbers.

Director: Sergi Portabella | Stars: Marc Bischoff, Patrick Diemling, Julia Hartmann, Jesse Inman

Votes: 44

33. Opowiesci Hollywoodu (1987 TV Movie)

140 min | Drama

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Director: Kazimierz Kutz | Stars: Janusz Gajos, Anna Dymna, Monika Niemczyk, Jerzy Binczycki

34. Rozprávky z Hollywoodu (1992 TV Movie)

Biography, Drama

5.6
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Director: Stanislav Párnicky | Stars: Emil Horváth, Milan Bahúl, Jela Buckova, Vlado Cerný

Votes: 8

35. The Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriter Callie Khouri (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 86 min | Talk-Show

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Callie Khouri's seminal, Oscar-winning® screenplay for Thelma & Louise, released in 1991, gave voice to a profound cultural moment and became one of the most provocative cinematic landmarks... See full summary »

Director: Dave Moldavon | Stars: Mike De Luca, Callie Khouri

36. Personal History: Foreign Hitchcock (2004 Video)

34 min | Documentary, Short

6.5
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Movie historians and others discuss the making of Foreign Correspondent (1940).

Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Rudy Behlmer, Nat Benchley, Peter Benchley, Stuart Birnbaum

Votes: 31

37. Writer Unknown with Servet Dean Sari (2019– )

22 min | Talk-Show

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Putting the spotlight on screenwriters who share personal stories, interesting insights and practical experiences in writing for the film industry.

Stars: Servet Dean Sari, Sandra Bohle, Robert Buchschwenter, Susanne Freund

38. Girl Asleep: Interviews with Cast and Crew (2016 Video)

19 min | Documentary, Short, Talk-Show

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Stars: Jo Dyer, Rosemary Myers, Jonathon Oxlade, Bethany Whitmore

39. The Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriter Paul Attanasio (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 87 min | Talk-Show

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Paul Attanasio's nuanced screenplays for Quiz Show and Donnie Brasco earned him Oscar nominations, and he recently wrote The Good German for Steven Soderbergh. In this intense dialogue, ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Moldavon | Stars: Paul Attanasio, Mike De Luca

40. Sundance Directors Lab (2009–2010)

Documentary

9.2
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An insiders look at the Sundance Directors Lab as seen through the 2009 fellows' eyes.

Stars: Ritesh Batra, Sally El Hosaini, Gyula Gazdag, Elgin James

Votes: 5

41. Rolf De Heer (2008 Video)

28 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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Director: Danielle Karalus | Star: Rolf de Heer

42. Jack's House (2001)

90 min

3.4
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An actor/doorman in Toronto encounters all sorts of weird and wacky characters while trying to write a movie script. Shot in one day in Toronto. (Experimental film)

Director: Naomi Hiltz | Stars: Christian McKenna, Eric Barnett, Danilo Di Julio, Jonathan Hiltz

Votes: 14

43. OK, ajmo ispocetka (2003)

17 min | Short, Comedy

9.0
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Vlada (Vladimir), a film directing student, gets frustrated with deadlines while trying to think of a story for a student film. Scriptwriting turns into agony in the mix of sexual fantasies... See full summary »

Director: Vladimir Dukelic | Stars: Bojan Dimitrijevic, Ivan Djukanovic, Mina Djukic, Mila Manojlovic

Votes: 10

44. Remembering 'Hearts in Atlantis' (2002 Video)

30 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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Stars: Scott Hicks, Anthony Hopkins, Anton Yelchin

45. Heaven's Burning: Script to Scene (2001 Video)

5 min | Documentary, Short, Action

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Stars: Craig Lahiff, Russell Crowe, Yûki Kudô

46. The Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriter Ted Griffin (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 71 min | Talk-Show

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Ted Griffin is a man who knows a good con. Anyone who tried to follow the clever criminal head games he built into his screenplays for Ocean's Eleven and Matchstick Men knows not to trust ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Palansky | Stars: Mike De Luca, Ted Griffin

47. The Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriter Nia Vardalos (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 80 min | Talk-Show

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NIA VARDALOS was nominated for the Academy Award® and the Writers Guild Award in 2003 for her breakthrough screenplay My Big Fat Greek Wedding, which was based on her one-woman play. The ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Moldavon | Stars: Mike De Luca, Nia Vardalos

49. Writers on Genre: Horror (2009 Video)

Documentary

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Stars: Marcus Dunstan, Scott Kosar, Patrick Melton, Juliet Snowden

50. From Washington to Hollywood ...And Back (1998 Video)

25 min | Documentary, Short, History

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Stars: Tom Brokaw, John Frankenheimer, Chris Hegedus, Dustin Hoffman



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