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, melancholic, semi serious, stylized and captivating films and TV shows about / with showbiz, artists and showbiz, ambition, show business, husband wife relationship, mentor, adaptation, storytelling, lifestyle and brutality 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), All That Jazz (1979), Why Do Fools Fall in Love (1998), Dreamgirls (2006), BoJack Horseman (2014), Entourage (2015).

List of showbiz movies

 7.9
 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: feel good, captivating, 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, couple relations, artists and showbiz, vengeance ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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 7.8
 21K
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, historical character, music business, ambition, blackmail, mafia, disco, drugs/alcohol, rock band, murder, racism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: new york, usa, las vegas
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 7.7
 308K
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, sincere, uplifting, captivating, rockumentary ...
Plot: falling in love, singer, showbiz, fame, pop star, concert, aspiring singer, talent, alcoholic, addiction, brother brother relationship, drinking problem ...
Time: 2010s
Place: arizona, memphis, boston
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 8.0
 679K
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, cerebral ...
Plot: obsession, ballet, dancer's life, insanity, hallucination, surrealism, paranoia, mental illness, losing-it hero, rivalry, dark fantasy, psychology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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 7.8
 13K
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: showbiz, media, manipulation, dishonesty, media satire, manipulations, artists and showbiz, workplace intrigue, eligible bachelor, tv show, workplace situations, reality tv ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.9
 27K
All That Jazz (1979)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Joe Gideon is at the top of the heap, one of the most successful directors and choreographers in musical theater. But he can feel his world slowly collapsing around him - his obsession with work has almost destroyed his personal life, and only his ...
Style: surreal, captivating, touching, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: music, showbiz, womanizer, workaholic, show business, divorce, downfall, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, love and romance, dancer's life, performer's life ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, 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, girls' night
Plot: showbiz, music band, music, rise and fall, rising to stardom, addiction, lifestyle, human nature, teenage life, couple relations, musician's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 80s, 1950s ...
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, new jersey, california
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 6.5
 67K
Dreamgirls (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Three young women – Deena Jones, Effie White and Lorrell Robinson – dream of becoming pop stars and they get their wish when they're chosen to be backup singers for the legendary James 'Thunder' Early.
Style: emotional, sentimental, lyrical, melancholic, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: singer, showbiz, manager, performer's life, fame, backstage, singing, show business, soul music, african american, musician, music band ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: detroit, los angeles, usa, las vegas, new york ...
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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, adult animation, sitcom, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: existentialism, showbiz, anthropomorphic animal, hollywood, depression, desire for fame, washed up star, down on your luck, cynicism, adult humor, horse, anthropomorphism ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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 6.6
 74K
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, showbiz, alcohol, rivalry, show business, relationship vs career, celebrity, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, actor's life, movie star ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, italy, texas ...
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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, girls' night
Plot: showbiz, rise to the top, rehearsal, choreography, broadway musical, backstage, ballet, broadway, audition, ambition, music, choreographer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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 6.3
 119K
Ave, Caesar! (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Mystery
Country: USA, UK, Japan
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, disappearance, film within a film ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1951, 1930s ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, malibu california
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 7.8
 32K
Episodes (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
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, sitcom ...
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, actor's life, tv show, womanizer, producer, writer's life, couple relations, writers, career, media satire, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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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, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: cinderella story, teenage love, showbiz, youth, desire for fame, follow your dream, ambition, artists and showbiz, hopes, social differences, lifestyle, musician's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 4.8
 60K
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: sexy, erotic, realistic, cult film, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bare breasts, stripper, erotica, female full frontal nudity, sexual relations, strip club, rivalry, striptease, strong sexual content, dancing, showbiz, violence against women ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
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 3.7
 756
Wired (1989)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The ghost of John Belushi looks back on his troubled life and career.
Style: serious, realistic, controversial
Plot: showbiz, drug abuse, ghost, show business, ambition, addiction, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, couples, custody ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: los angeles
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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: girls' night, teens
Plot: pornography, showbiz, bdsm, rise and fall, ambition, individuality, life is a bitch, journal, sexuality, nudity (full frontal - brief), censorship, photographer ...
Time: 50s, 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, 40s ...
Place: usa, new york, tennessee, nashville tennessee, 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 ...
Audience: teens
Plot: showbiz, tv show, audition, 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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 5.6
 152
Lily in Love (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Insulted when his screenwriter wife writes a leading role for a younger man, aging Broadway idol Fitz Wynn disguises himself as a handsome young Italian.
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: showbiz, producer, casting, hotel, show business, writers, typewriter, friendship, deception, love, stage, fame ...
Time: 80s
Place: hungary, europe, new york, manhattan new york city, budapest ...
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Isn't She Great (2000)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, Japan, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An unsuccessful over-the-top actress becomes a successful over-the-top authoress in this biography of Jacqueline Susann, the famed writer of "The Valley Of The Dolls" and other trashy novels. Facing a failing career, Susann meets a ...
Style: sincere, light, touching, satirical, humorous ...
Plot: ambition, showbiz, terminal illness, actor's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, aging, fame, writing, marriage, female protagonist, nun ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 70s, 50s, 60s ...
Place: new york, connecticut, manhattan new york city
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Mr. Saturday Night (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Buddy Young was the comic's comic, beloved by everyone. Now, playing to miniscule crowds in nursing homes, it seems like everybody but Buddy realizes that he should retire. As Buddy looks for work in show business, he realizes that the rest of ...
Style: humorous, realistic, stylized, captivating, intense ...
Plot: showbiz, comedian, ambition, actor's life, desire for fame, family life, aging, show business, talent agent, rise and fall, rise to the top, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, new jersey
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The King of Comedy (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Aspiring comic Rupert Pupkin attempts to achieve success in show business by stalking his idol, a late night talk-show host who craves his own privacy.
Style: dark humor, tragicomedy, cynical, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: ambition, delusion, obsession, showbiz, desire for fame, character study, artists and showbiz, nervous breakdown, misfit, mentally unstable, crimes, manic ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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 7.4
 121K
Man on the Moon (1999)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A film about the life and career of the eccentric avant-garde comedian, Andy Kaufman.
Style: touching, realistic, tragicomedy, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: comedian, showbiz, prank, tv show, rising to stardom, actor's life, human spirit, dying, celebrity culture, performer's life, rise and fall, fighting illness ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1985, year 1984
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, memphis, the philippines ...
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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, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: artists and showbiz, showbiz, lifestyle, follow your dream, desire for fame, love and romance, actor's life, rivalry, disorder, musician's life, 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: stylized, captivating, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: actor's life, showbiz, producer, actor, actress, singer, ambition, desire for fame, follow your dream, rising to stardom, lifestyle, starlet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Glamour Dolls (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This is the story of two male prostitutes who want to become professional actors and how they struggle to get into show business.
Style: sexy, sentimental, humorous, captivating, light
Plot: male prostitution, showbiz, glamour, love, sex, pimp, actor, nightlife, audition, show business, friendship, nightclub ...
Place: london
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 6.3
 40K
The Producers (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: After putting together another Broadway flop, down-on-his-luck producer Max Bialystock teams up with timid accountant Leo Bloom in a get-rich-quick scheme to put on the world's worst show.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, satirical, light ...
Plot: transvestism, showbiz, audition, theater, farce, cons and scams, broadway, odd couple, accountant, secretary, dishonesty, singing ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, contemporary, 21st century, year 1959
Place: usa, new york, sweden, buenos aires argentina, rio de janeiro ...
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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: realistic, captivating, uplifting, emotional, serious
Plot: showbiz, vaudeville, cabaret, performer, racism, rising to stardom, lifestyle, human spirit, ambition, artists and showbiz, follow your dream, celebrity culture ...
Time: 1930s, 1910s, 1920s, 30s, 20s ...
Place: france, paris france, missouri, usa, europe ...
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 7.4
 18K
Funny Girl (1968)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: The life of comedienne Fannie Brice, from her early days in the Jewish slums of the Lower East Side, to the height of her career with the Ziegfeld Follies, including her marriage to and eventual divorce from her first husband, Nick Arnstein.
Style: captivating, humorous, touching, feel good, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: showbiz, divorce, romance, ambition, performer's life, desire for fame, couples, seaport, marriage, unsupportive spouse, love and romance, relationship vs career ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s, 20s, 1930s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, baltimore, chicago illinois ...
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 6.2
 6K
Phil Spector (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A drama centered on the relationship between Phil Spector and defense attorney Linda Kenney Baden while the music business legend was on trial for the murder of Lana Clarkson.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, controversial, based on true events
Plot: showbiz, legal, courtroom, courtroom drama, lawyers and clients, artists and showbiz, husband wife relationship, scandal, murder, violence against women, prosecution, evidence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, year 1968, year 2003 ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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