Showbiz movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant showbiz movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious, stylized, clever and captivating films and TV shows about / with showbiz, artists and showbiz, mentor, storytelling, lifestyle, ambition, adaptation, dialogue, catastrophe and dancing plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Music genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as showbiz: Skip Beat! (2008), Vinyl (2016), A Star is Born (2018), Black Swan (2010), UnREAL (2015), Why Do Fools Fall in Love (1998), Ave, Caesar! (2016), Episodes (2011), Rags (2012), The Notorious Bettie Page (2005).

List of showbiz movies

 8.0
 1K
Skip Beat! (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Story: The girl Kyoko Mogami lives alone in an apartment with her big love the childhood friend Sho Fuwa. He is a big music star and has many fans. One day he breaks up with her telling her she is a plain woman, and the only reason he stayed with her all ...
Style: captivating, feel good, emotional, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: love and romance, showbiz, rising to stardom, rivalry, breakup, teenage love, teenage life, relationship vs career, betrayal, artists and showbiz, couple relations, vengeance ...
Place: japan, asia
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 7.8
 20K
Vinyl (2016)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in 1970s New York, Vinyl is a ride through the sex- and drug-addled music business at the dawn of punk, disco, and hip-hop. The show is seen through the eyes of a record label president, Richie Finestra, who is trying to save his company and his ...
Style: stylized, captivating, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: showbiz, historical character, music, ambition, blackmail, mafia, music business, drugs/alcohol, disco, rock band, murder, racism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, new york, las vegas
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 7.7
 292K
A Star is Born (2018)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers-and falls in love with-struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer – until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally's career takes off, the ...
Style: touching, uplifting, sincere, captivating, rockumentary ...
Plot: showbiz, singer, fame, concert, aspiring singer, talent, alcoholic, addiction, brother brother relationship, drinking problem, friendship, backstage ...
Time: 2010s
Place: arizona
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 8.0
 666K
Black Swan (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, mind bending, twist ending, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, ballet, insanity, dancer's life, hallucinations, paranoia, losing-it hero, mental illness, rivalry, psychology, surrealism, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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 7.8
 12K
UnREAL (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of a hit dating competition show, "UnREAL" is led by Rachel, a young staffer whose sole job is to manipulate her relationships with and among the contestants to get the vital dramatic and outrageous footage the ...
Style: realistic, twists and turns, captivating, biting, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: media, showbiz, dishonesty, media satire, manipulations, artists and showbiz, workplace intrigue, tv show, workplace situations, eligible bachelor, reality tv, desire for fame ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Why Do Fools Fall in Love (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In the mid-80s, three women (each with an attorney) arrive at the office of New York entertainment manager, Morris Levy. One is an L.A. singer, formerly of the Platters; one is a petty thief from Philly; one teaches school in a small Georgia town. ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: showbiz, music, rise and fall, rising to stardom, addiction, teenage life, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, couple relations, musician's life, ambition, music band ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 80s, 1950s ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california
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 6.3
 113K
Ave, Caesar! (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Mystery
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Tells the comedic tale of Eddie Mannix, a fixer who worked for the Hollywood studios in the 1950s. The story finds him at work when a star mysteriously disappears in the middle of filming.
Style: semi serious, dark humor, humorous, talky, stylized ...
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, kidnapping, movie star, journalist, ransom, uncover truth, missing person, filmmaking, actor's life, ancient rome, disappearance ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 7.8
 31K
Episodes (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A British husband-and-wife comedy writing team travel to Hollywood to remake their successful British TV series, with disastrous results.
Style: witty, realistic, cynical, humorous, funny ...
Plot: showbiz, hollywood, tv show, actor's life, producer, writer's life, couple relations, womanizer, sitcom, career, workplace situations, media satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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 6.9
 2K
Rags (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Rags follows the story of Charlie Prince, an orphan living with his acerbic and unloving stepfather and spoiled, simple-minded stepbrothers. Charlie's dream is to be a singer, and while he is vocally talented and can write music, he can't ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: cinderella story, teenage love, showbiz, youth, ambition, follow your dream, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, hopes, social differences, lifestyle, musician's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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The Notorious Bettie Page (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bettie Page grew up in a conservative religious family in Tennessee and became a photo model sensation in 1950s New York. Bettie's legendary pin-up photos made her the target of a Senate investigation into pornography, and transformed her into ...
Style: bleak, erotic, melancholic, factual, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pornography, bdsm, showbiz, rise and fall, ambition, individuality, life is a bitch, journal, sexuality, censorship, photographer, prejudice ...
Time: 50s, 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: usa, tennessee, new york, manhattan new york city
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 6.5
 5K
The TV Set (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: As a writer named Mike struggles to shepherd his semi-autobiographical sitcom into development, his vision is slowly eroded by a domineering network executive named Lenny who favors trashy reality programming. The irony, of course, is that every ...
Style: witty, semi serious, satirical, melancholic, clever ...
Plot: showbiz, audition, tv show, artists and showbiz, network, nothing goes right, media satire, actor's life, strong female character, television, pregnancy, sarcasm ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a talent scout spots her performing with her dog Boi at a charity gala, Sharpay Evans sets off for the bright lights of NYC, convinced instant fame and fortune are in the bag. But theatre's a dog-eat-dog world. Fortunately, Sharpay also ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: artists and showbiz, showbiz, lifestyle, follow your dream, desire for fame, love and romance, actor's life, rivalry, musician's life, disorder, fish out of water, pets ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 7.7
 16K
Smash (2012)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Smash is an American musical drama television series created by playwright Theresa Rebeck and developed by Robert Greenblatt for NBC. Steven Spielberg served as one of the executive producers. The series was broadcast in the US by NBC and produced ...
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: actor's life, showbiz, producer, actor, actress, singer, lifestyle, follow your dream, desire for fame, rising to stardom, ambition, starlet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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The Josephine Baker Story (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Biography of the African-American who became a major performer in the Paris cabarets of the 1920's and 1930's. The film follows her life beginning as a struggling performer in 1917 St. Louis, her frustrations leading to her move to France, ...
Style: uplifting, captivating, realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: showbiz, vaudeville, performer, cabaret, racism, rising to stardom, lifestyle, human spirit, follow your dream, ambition, artists and showbiz, society ...
Time: 1910s, 30s, 20s, 1950s, 1930s ...
Place: france, usa, missouri, europe, harlem manhattan new york city ...
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The Audrey Hepburn Story (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The film spans from Hepburn's early childhood to the 1950s which details her life as a Dutch ballerina, coming to grips with her parents' divorce, and enduring life in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II. She then settles in ...
Style: uplifting, feel good, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, celebrity culture, actor's life, performer's life, rising to stardom, haunted by the past, filmmaking, human spirit, lifestyle, female protagonist, nun ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 40s, 60s, 1950s ...
Place: usa, holland, new york, europe, manhattan new york city
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Get Him to the Greek (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Pinnacle records has the perfect plan to get their sinking company back on track: a comeback concert in LA featuring Aldous Snow, a fading rockstar who has dropped off the radar in recent years. Record company intern Aaron Green is faced with the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, cynical, road movie, satirical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: musician, lifestyle, showbiz, plan gone awry, disorder, on the road, musician's life, friends, celebrity culture, alcohol abuse, intern, comeback ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, new york, los angeles, california, usa ...
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Mrs Henderson Presents (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eccentric 70-year-old widow purchases the Windmill Theatre in London as a post-widowhood hobby. After starting an innovative continuous variety review, which is copied by other theaters, they begin to lose money. Mrs Henderson suggests they add ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Plot: audition, showbiz, couples, couple relations, love and romance, artists and showbiz, follow your dream, theatre milieu, friendship, art, unwanted pregnancy, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: london, europe, england, flanders, france
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 7.6
 254K
Moulin Rouge! (2001)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A celebration of love and creative inspiration takes place in the infamous, gaudy and glamorous Parisian nightclub, at the cusp of the 20th century. A young poet, who is plunged into the heady world of Moulin Rouge, begins a passionate affair with ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, atmospheric, colourful, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tragic love, terminal illness, cabaret, jealousy, showbiz, seduction, performer's life, postmodernism, nightclub, love story, french, bohemian life ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 1900s, 1890s
Place: paris france, europe, france, india
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That Thing You Do! (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.
Style: humorous, sentimental, sincere, light, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: music, showbiz, recording studio, drummer, ambition, rising to stardom, friendship, celebrity culture, fame, rise and fall, musician's life, music band ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, ohio
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 7.8
 159K
Ed Wood (1994)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The mostly true story of the legendary "worst director of all time", who, with the help of his strange friends, filmed countless B-movies without ever becoming famous or successful.
Style: gothic, humorous, sentimental, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: actor, friendship, hollywood, showbiz, misfit, transvestism, actress, filmmaking, ambition, desire for fame, life is a bitch, depression ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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 6.1
 57K
S1m0ne (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The career of a disillusioned producer, who is desperate for a hit, is endangered when his star walks off the film set. Forced to think fast, the producer decides to digitally create an actress "Simone" to sub for the star — the first ...
Style: humorous, satirical, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Plot: hollywood, rise to the top, dishonesty, showbiz, paparazzi, ambition, starlet, movie business, computer, media, virtual reality, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, taj mahal
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A Chorus Line (1985)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A group of dancers congregate on the stage of a Broadway theatre to audition for a new musical production directed by Zach (Michael Douglas). After the initial eliminations, seventeen hopefuls remain, among them Cassie (Alyson Reed), who once had a ...
Style: stylized, emotional, captivating, lyrical, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: rise to the top, showbiz, rehearsal, broadway musical, choreography, backstage, ballet, audition, ambition, music, sensuality, top hat ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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 7.7
 106K
Barton Fink (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, surreal, dark humor, twists and turns ...
Plot: hotel, neighbor, murder, neo noir, showbiz, screenwriter, new job, serial killer, hollywood, crimes, stranger, backstage ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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 7.6
 10K
Noises Off... (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A travelling theater group has so much action going on behind-the-scenes it almost ruins the performances.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: actor's life, backstage, theater, nothing goes right, love and romance, workplace situations, showbiz, disorder, farce, theatre play, artists and showbiz, play within film ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iowa, manhattan new york city, london
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 6.8
 69K
Hitchcock (2012)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Hitchcock follows the relationship between director Alfred Hitchcock and his wife Alma Reville during the making of his most famous film "Psycho" - and the trials and tribulations the director faced from Hollywood censors.
Style: serious, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, showbiz, director, filmmaking, love and romance, couple relations, talented, dreams, artists and showbiz, censorship, husband wife relationship, hollywood ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1950s ...
Place: usa, california
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 8.1
 852K
The Truman Show (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Truman Burbank is the star of "The Truman Show", a 24-hour-a-day "reality" TV show that broadcasts every aspect of his life -- live and in color -- without his knowledge. His entire life has been an unending soap opera for ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, clever, philosophical, motivational ...
Plot: self discovery, freedom, manipulations, fictional reality, dishonesty, deception, loneliness, showbiz, voyeurism, tv show, suburban life, alternate reality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, future
Place: usa, florida
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 7.4
 6K
Frances (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The true story of Frances Farmer's meteoric rise to fame in Hollywood and the tragic turn her life took when she was blacklisted.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, realistic, factual ...
Plot: rich and poor, mental illness, mother daughter relationship, actor's life, showbiz, female protagonist, hollywood, rise to the top, life is a bitch, family relations, introspection, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1950s ...
Place: california, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
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A Very Private Affair (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A gorgeous teen, Jill, resides in Switzerland with her mother and harbors feelings for the handsome Fabio, an older man who is married to one of her friends. Growing restless, Jill moves to Paris to pursue ballet, but instead finds success and fame ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, mind bending, realistic, witty ...
Plot: actor's life, paparazzi, showbiz, human nature, desire for fame, celebrity culture, couple relations, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, best friends, fanatic, price of fame ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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The Jazz Singer (1980)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Neil Diamond stars as Yussel in this tale of a young Jewish cantor who strives to make a career in music.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: tradition, showbiz, parents and children, religions or cults, follow your dream, desire for fame, lifestyle, estrangement, family relations, artists and showbiz, musician's life, father son relationship ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: california, new york, los angeles, usa
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 5.4
 2K
Mistress (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A comedy about a screenwriter (Wuhl) whose old movie script is read by a producer (Landau) and the search for financial backers begins. But it seems that each money source (Aiello, DeNiro, Wallach) has his own mistress that he wants put into the ...
Style: humorous, cynical, dark humor, light, captivating ...
Plot: filmmaking, writing, showbiz, mistress, money, screenwriter, artists and showbiz, hollywood, financier, film producer, film within a film, media satire ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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