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1. The Disaster Artist (2017)

R | 104 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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76 Metascore

When Greg Sestero, an aspiring film actor, meets the weird and mysterious Tommy Wiseau in an acting class, they form a unique friendship and travel to Hollywood to make their dreams come true.

Director: James Franco | Stars: James Franco, Dave Franco, Ari Graynor, Seth Rogen

Votes: 114,632 | Gross: $21.12M

2. Paddington 2 (2017)

PG | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.8
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88 Metascore

Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen.

Director: Paul King | Stars: Ben Whishaw, Hugh Grant, Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins

Votes: 48,029 | Gross: $40.44M

3. A Bug's Life (1998)

G | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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77 Metascore

A misfit ant, looking for "warriors" to save his colony from greedy grasshoppers, recruits a group of bugs that turn out to be an inept circus troupe.

Directors: John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Dave Foley, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Hayden Panettiere

Votes: 249,641 | Gross: $162.80M

4. Little Nicky (2000)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.3
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38 Metascore

After two of the devil's three sons escape Hell to wreak havoc on Earth, the devil must send his third son, the mild-mannered Nicky, to bring them back before it's too late.

Director: Steven Brill | Stars: Adam Sandler, Patricia Arquette, Harvey Keitel, Rhys Ifans

Votes: 92,477 | Gross: $39.46M

5. Body Double (1984)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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69 Metascore

A young actor's obsession with spying on a beautiful woman who lives nearby leads to a baffling series of events with drastic consequences.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Craig Wasson, Melanie Griffith, Gregg Henry, Deborah Shelton

Votes: 25,721 | Gross: $8.80M

6. The Goodbye Girl (1977)

PG | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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64 Metascore

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: 11,549 | Gross: $102.00M

7. Becoming Bond (2017)

TV-MA | 95 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

7.6
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65 Metascore

The stranger-than-fiction true story of George Lazenby, a poor Australian car mechanic who, through an unbelievable set of circumstances, landed the role of James Bond in On Her Majesty's ... See full summary »

Director: Josh Greenbaum | Stars: Josh Lawson, Kassandra Clementi, George Lazenby, Diana Rigg

Votes: 1,846

8. I Agapi Mas (1968)

95 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

4.3
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An artistic usherette gets her big break when the irritable female lead has an accident. However, as the talented amateur thespian shares a deep bond with the protagonist, the past comes back to haunt them. Can anything come between them?

Director: Kostas Karagiannis | Stars: Aliki Vougiouklaki, Dimitris Papamichael, Katerina Helmy, Petros Lohaitis

Votes: 321

9. To psonio (1983)

89 min | Comedy

5.4
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A star-wannabe actor, usually working as a clumsy extra, gets a life opportunity when a venal theater protagonist gets him under her protection.

Director: Omiros Efstratiadis | Stars: Sotiris Moustakas, Sotiris Tzevelekos, Sofi Zanninou, Efi Pikoula

Votes: 138

10. My Name Is Anna Magnani (1980)

105 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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Traces the life of Anna Magnani, her creations, her successes, her triumphs, her boycotted career, her nonconformism, her anxieties, her generosity - Punctuated with photos that tell her ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Vermorcken | Stars: Anna Magnani, Jean-Paul Andret, Claude Autant-Lara, Liliane Becker

Votes: 33

11. Urge for Life (1986)

102 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Struggling to make ends meet, a talented actor is bent on ending his loveless and miserable life; however, he plays it safe when attempting suicide, since he knows that his best friend will always be there for him. Will he ever find peace?

Director: Pavlos Tasios | Stars: Giorgos Kimoulis, Kostas Arzoglou, Fanis Hinas, Katerina Razelou

Votes: 176

12. Will You Stop! (1937)

Approved | 18 min | Short, Comedy

6.2
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Tim (Tim Ryan) has written what he thinks is a great skit about Antony and Cleopatra for the department store's annual employee show, but the boss insists on his goofy daughter (Irene Ryan)... See full summary »

Director: William Watson | Stars: Tim Ryan, Irene Ryan, Hugh Cameron, Ed Garvie

Votes: 10

13. Poniro thilyko... katergara gynaika! (1980)

102 min | Romance, Comedy

3.8
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Stuck in an unhappy marriage, a famous theatre star summons up the courage to seek happiness and love anew, in the shape of a young lawyer. But, is it love at first sight? Will her decision lead to an ignominious end in the show business?

Director: Kostas Karagiannis | Stars: Aliki Vougiouklaki, Angelos Antonopoulos, Haritini Karolou, Danis Katranidis

Votes: 179

14. Towards Freedom (1996)

130 min | Drama

6.4
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Slowly fading into obscurity, a beloved and once-popular actress summons up the courage to make a comeback, only to see that--in this alluring world of fame and glamour--she has always been alone. How painful is the bitter road to freedom?

Director: Harris Papadopoulos | Stars: Mairi Hronopoulou, Dimitris Papamichael, Stratos Tzortzoglou, Alkis Kourkoulos

Votes: 18

15. The Shaw Festival: Behind the Curtain (2013)

Not Rated | 57 min | Documentary

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From PBS - This is a one-hour behind-the scenes documentary on the Shaw Festival, one of North America's longest running, most distinctive and exciting theater experiences.

Directors: Aaron Lam, Jeremy Major | Stars: Debra McGrath, Tanya Apostolidis, Phil Atfield, Laurann Brown

16. Duet for Four: Wendy Hughes Interview (2008 Video)

8 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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Stars: Wendy Hughes, Clare Binney, Diane Cilento, Arthur Dignam

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

30 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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Stars: Scott Hicks, Anthony Hopkins, Anton Yelchin

18. Girls on Top (2010)

50 min | Documentary

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'Girls on Top' is an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the lives of eight women as they reunite to perform in an award-winning production of Caryl Churchill's 'Top Girls'. A funny and ... See full summary »

Director: Cassandra Nicolaou | Stars: Diana Donnelly, Megan Follows, Kelli Fox, Ann-Marie MacDonald

19. Sweding: The Room (2018)

4 min | Short, Drama

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Johnny has it all - great work, an apartment in San Francisco, best friend Mark and fiancee Lisa, and his birthday is near. But everything changes when Mark and Lisa start a novel .

Directors: George Zhuzikasio Ali, Ivan Prokopovich | Stars: George Zhuzikasio Ali, Ivan Prokopovich, Lady-cat

20. Larger Than Life (1952 TV Movie)

105 min | Drama

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Stars: Christine Finn, Ian Fleming, Hugh Kelly, Jessie Royce Landis

21. Passing Flickers (1982)

92 min | Comedy

6.5
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Director: Han Hsiang Li | Stars: Tony Liu, Liang Chun Tai, Tien-Hsing Li, Feng Ku

Votes: 39

22. To paidi tou methystaka (1961)

69 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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As the successful director of a small acting troupe returns to his birthplace and reunites with loved ones, his dormant love for the neighbourhood's belle awakes. However, will she reciprocate the feelings of the drunkard's child?

Director: Giorgos Petridis | Stars: Costas Kakavas, Dina Trianti, Lavrentis Dianellos, Niki Linardou

23. Laurie Elliott Actore (2007)

2 min | Short, Comedy

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Director: Kevin MacDonald | Star: Laurie Elliott

24. The Magic Arts (1978)

19 min | Documentary, Short, Music

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Director: Bruce Petty | Stars: Don Pascoe, John Bell, Robert Bell, Grahame Bond

25. The Real Presence (1984)

60 min

7.4
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Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Franck Oger, Nadège Clair, Camila Mora-Scheihing, Catherine Oudin

Votes: 10

26. Undeclared (2001–2003)
Episode: Addicts (2001)

23 min | Comedy

7.8
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Steven, Lizzie, and Rachel feel guilty after paying for someone to write their term papers, while Lloyd and Ron become addicted to online stock trading.

Director: Greg Mottola | Stars: Jay Baruchel, Carla Gallo, Charlie Hunnam, Monica Keena

Votes: 167

27. Audition Girl (2016– )
Episode: Biggety Barren Buffalo-Chip (2016)

5 min | Comedy

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AG attends her first acting class with the world famous thespian, Dr. Richard Thornburg.

Directors: Kelly Catey, Cory Lockman | Stars: Beata Borelius, Kelly Catey, Heidi Heaslet, Austin Iredale

28. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: Dagger of the Mind (1972)

Not Rated | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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In London, a respected Shakespearean acting duo cover up the unintended killing of their producer.

Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Peter Falk, Richard Basehart, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Bernard Fox

Votes: 1,691

29. Saturday Night Live (1975– )
Episode: John Lithgow/Mr. Mister (1985)

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

6.8
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In cold open, President Reagan ignores Dr. Federico's appeal to use nukes against an incoming killer comet. In his monologue, jet-lagged John Lithgow mistakes the live show for a pre-show ... See full summary »

Directors: Dave Wilson, James Signorelli, Mark Story | Stars: Joan Cusack, John Lithgow, Robert Downey Jr., Nora Dunn

Votes: 28

30. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Sanford Meisner: The American Theatre's Best Kept Secret (1990)

TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.2
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Director: Nick Doob | Stars: Susan Boehm, Robert Duvall, Peter Falk, Bob Fosse

Votes: 80

31. NewsRadio (1995–1999)
Episode: Stupid Holiday Charity Talent Show (1997)

22 min | Comedy, Romance

7.9
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Because of a bet he made, Mr. James promises to rehire Matthew if somebody from WNYX wins a talent show.

Director: Tom Cherones | Stars: Dave Foley, Stephen Root, Andy Dick, Maura Tierney

Votes: 80

32. Travel Oz (2007– )
Episode: Uluru, Adelaide Festivals & Noosa Surfing (2008)

27 min | Reality-TV

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Director: Chris Grainger | Stars: Greg Grainger, Angela Cassidy, Tim Charody, Tim Doyle



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