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, clever, serious, interesting, melancholic and entertaining films and TV shows about / with showbiz, artists and showbiz, storytelling, mentor, pornography, dialogue, ambition, adaptation, lifestyle and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
showbiz movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as showbiz: Vinyl (2016), Black Swan (2010), Why Do Fools Fall in Love (1998), Skip Beat! (2008), A Star is Born (2018), Mulholland Drive (2001), Episodes (2011), UnREAL (2015), Get Him to the Greek (2010), Moulin Rouge! (2001).

List of showbiz movies

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, music, ambition, mafia, blackmail, music business, historical character, nervous breakdown, drugs/alcohol, disco, rock band, racism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, new york, las vegas
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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, surreal, dramatic ...
Plot: obsession, ballet, losing-it hero, insanity, mental illness, paranoia, hallucinations, dancer's life, mentally unstable, showbiz, parents and children, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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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, ambition, musician's life, teenage life, celebrity culture, couple relations, artists and showbiz, music band ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, 50s, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california
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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, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, showbiz, rising to stardom, rivalry, love and romance, teenage life, breakup, vengeance, betrayal, infidelity, relationship vs career, artists and showbiz ...
Place: japan, asia
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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, rockumentary, captivating ...
Plot: singer, fame, showbiz, alcoholic, concert, aspiring singer, pop star, addiction, brother brother relationship, drinking problem, backstage, friendship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: arizona
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Mulholland Drive (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesic, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.
Style: mind bending, psychological, twists and turns, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: strong sexual content, lesbian, showbiz, uncover truth, obsession, jealousy, actress, frustration, death, hollywood, mystery, amnesia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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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: realistic, witty, cynical, humorous, funny ...
Plot: showbiz, hollywood, actor's life, tv show, womanizer, writer's life, couple relations, producer, sitcom, career, culture clash, media satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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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, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: media, showbiz, dishonesty, media satire, manipulations, artists and showbiz, workplace intrigue, eligible bachelor, tv show, workplace situations, reality tv, blind ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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, on the road, disorder, musician's life, celebrity culture, friends, alcohol abuse, intern, comeback ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, los angeles, new york, usa, california ...
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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, jealousy, cabaret, showbiz, seduction, performer's life, nightclub, postmodernism, bohemian life, french, attempted murder ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 1900s, 1890s
Place: paris france, europe, india, france
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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, fame, musician's life, rise and fall, celebrity culture, music band ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, ohio, usa
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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, filmmaking, actress, desire for fame, ambition, depression, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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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, filmmaking, showbiz, director, talented, love and romance, couple relations, wife husband relationship, artists and showbiz, dreams, censorship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, year 1944, 1950s ...
Place: usa, california
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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: hollywood, mental illness, rich and poor, mother daughter relationship, showbiz, actor's life, female protagonist, family relations, life is a bitch, rise to the top, wrongful imprisonment, 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, witty, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: actor's life, paparazzi, showbiz, human nature, desire for fame, couple relations, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, celebrity culture, best friends, price of fame, fanatic ...
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: jewish, tradition, showbiz, parents and children, religions or cults, desire for fame, follow your dream, estrangement, family relations, lifestyle, musician's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, new york, usa
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30 Rock (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: 30 Rock is an American television comedy series that ran on NBC from October 11, 2006, to January 31, 2013, and was created by Tina Fey. The series, which is loosely based on Fey's experiences as head writer for Saturday Night Live, takes place ...
Style: not serious, witty, humorous, topical humor, cynical ...
Plot: sitcom, friendship, parody, writing, actor, tv show, showbiz, employer employee relationship, female protagonist, nothing goes right, workplace situations, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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BoJack Horseman (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Meet the most beloved sitcom horse of the 90s - 20 years later. BoJack Horseman was the star of the hit TV show "Horsin' Around," but today he's washed up, living in Hollywood, complaining about everything, and wearing colorful ...
Style: humorous, satirical, melancholic, entertaining, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: existentialism, desire for fame, showbiz, washed up star, down on your luck, hollywood, depression, cynicism, nothing goes right, life is a bitch, drugs/alcohol, womanizer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Showgirls (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A young drifter named Nomi arrives in Las Vegas to become a dancer and soon sets about clawing and pushing her way to become a top showgirl.
Style: erotic, sexy, realistic, cynical, sexual ...
Plot: stripper, strong sexual content, striptease, rivalry, dancing, ambition, seduction, showbiz, dancer's life, destructive relationship, boss and employee, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
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America's Sweethearts (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the midst of a nasty public breakup of married movie stars, a studio publicist scrambles to put a cap on the escalating situation as the couple's latest film has found it's only print kidnapped by the director.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, satirical, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: hollywood, couples, filmmaking, paparazzi, romance, love triangle, showbiz, desire for fame, dishonesty, marriage crisis, infidelity, promotion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Crying with Laughter (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Powerfully redemptive and darkly comedic revenge thriller set in the vicious world of stand-up comedy, starring Stephen McCole and Malcolm Shields.
Style: captivating, psychological, suspenseful, serious, dark humor ...
Plot: manipulations, dishonesty, mind game, showbiz, vengeance, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, performer's life, drug abuse, haunted by the past, drugs/alcohol, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, scotland, edinburgh scotland
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Entourage (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Movie star Vincent Chase, together with his boys, Eric, Turtle and Johnny, are back…and back in business with super agent-turned-studio head Ari Gold. Some of their ambitions have changed, but the bond between them remains strong as they navigate ...
Style: sexy, humorous, feel good, cynical, not serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: hollywood, friendship, rivalry, alcohol, show business, showbiz, relationship vs career, celebrity, artists and showbiz, actor's life, celebrity culture, movie star ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, spain, texas ...
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Timecode (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A production company begins casting for its next feature, and an up-and-coming actress named Rose tries to manipulate her filmmaker boyfriend, Alex, into giving her a screen test. Alex's wife, Emma, knows about the affair and is considering ...
Style: tense, avant garde, enigmatic, psychological, ironic ...
Plot: jealousy, couple relations, love and romance, artists and showbiz, showbiz, manipulation, infidelity, love triangle, betrayal, dishonesty, actor's life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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Gia (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Gia Carangi travels to New York City with dreams of becoming a fashion model. Within minutes of arriving, she meets Wilhelmina Cooper, a wise and high-powered agent who takes Gia under her wing. With Cooper's help and her own natural instincts, ...
Style: psychological, rough, sexual, melancholic, factual ...
Plot: drug abuse, lesbian, fashion, addiction, strong sexual content, mental illness, aids, heroin, model, nightlife, lifestyle, rehabilitation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
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How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A British writer struggles to fit in at a high-profile magazine in New York. Based on Toby Young's memoir "How to Lose Friends & Alienate People".
Style: humorous, funny, satirical, light, intellectual ...
Plot: starlet, journalism, workplace romance, rise to the top, romance, fame, showbiz, ambition, celebrity culture, love and romance, workplace situations, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, london, england
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My Week with Marilyn (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sir Laurence Olivier is making a movie in London. Young Colin Clark, an eager film student, wants to be involved and he navigates himself a job on the set. When film star Marilyn Monroe arrives for the start of shooting, all of London is excited to ...
Style: sentimental, factual, melancholic, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: filmmaking, movie star, showgirl, actor's life, celebrity, hot and sexy, crumbling relationship, artists and showbiz, ambition, showbiz, nervous breakdown, cultural icon ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: england, europe, california, london
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Boogie Nights (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Set in 1977, back when sex was safe, pleasure was a business and business was booming, idealistic porn producer Jack Horner aspires to elevate his craft to an art form. Horner discovers Eddie Adams, a hot young talent working as a busboy in a ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, touching, stylized, intense ...
Plot: pornography, drug abuse, rise and fall, porn industry, sex, strong sexual content, cocaine, addiction, lifestyle, showbiz, fame, innocence lost ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1982
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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The Late Shift (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: David Letterman vies with Jay Leno and his manager to succeed Johnny Carson, retiring from "The Tonight Show."
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, clever ...
Plot: rivalry, showbiz, tv show, ambition, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, media, late night, media satire, television show, show business, television ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1992, year 1991, 1990s
Place: usa, new york
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Jersey Boys (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: From director Clint Eastwood comes the big-screen version of the Tony Award-winning musical Jersey Boys. The film tells the story of four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together to form the iconic 1960s rock group ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, captivating, intense ...
Plot: music band, music, desire for fame, rising to stardom, showbiz, ambition, artists and showbiz, performer's life, performance, musician's life, buddies, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: new jersey, usa
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Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Television made him famous, but his biggest hits happened off screen. Television producer by day, CIA assassin by night, Chuck Barris was recruited by the CIA at the height of his TV career and trained to become a covert operative. Or so Barris said.
Style: semi serious, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, microfilm ...
Plot: double life, cia, hitman, double agent, intrigue, spy, ambition, showbiz, undercover, dishonesty, tv show, rise to the top ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, 1930s, 1940s ...
Place: mexico, latin america, usa, new york, austria ...
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