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

List of showbiz movies

 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, nervous breakdown, disco, drugs/alcohol, rock band, racism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, new york, las vegas
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 7.7
 273K
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: sincere, uplifting, touching, rockumentary, captivating ...
Plot: showbiz, singer, alcoholic, fame, concert, aspiring singer, addiction, brother brother relationship, drinking problem, friendship, backstage, pop star ...
Time: 2010s
Place: arizona
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 8.0
 657K
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, mind bending, atmospheric, surreal, twist ending ...
Plot: obsession, ballet, dancer's life, mental illness, insanity, losing-it hero, hallucinations, paranoia, dark fantasy, rivalry, parents and children, psychology ...
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, artists and showbiz, couple relations, musician's life, celebrity culture, teenage life, music band ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, 50s, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california
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 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, sentimental, emotional, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, teenage love, rising to stardom, rivalry, showbiz, breakup, vengeance, teenage life, betrayal, relationship vs career, couple relations, artists and showbiz ...
Place: japan, asia
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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, disappearance, ancient rome ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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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, humorous, cynical, funny ...
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, actor's life, tv show, womanizer, writer's life, couple relations, producer, sitcom, success, promiscuity, media satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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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, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: media, media satire, showbiz, dishonesty, manipulations, artists and showbiz, workplace intrigue, tv show, eligible bachelor, workplace situations, reality tv, desire for fame ...
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, on the road, plan gone awry, musician's life, disorder, celebrity culture, alcohol abuse, friends, intern, comeback ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, los angeles, new york, usa, california ...
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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, jealousy, showbiz, cabaret, seduction, performer's life, nightclub, postmodernism, love story, bohemian life, french ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, turn of the century, 1900s
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, friendship, rising to stardom, musician's life, rise and fall, fame, celebrity culture, music band ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, ohio, usa
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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, misfit, showbiz, transvestism, filmmaking, actress, ambition, desire for fame, life is a bitch, depression ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: california, usa, 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, captivating, emotional, lyrical, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: showbiz, rise to the top, rehearsal, choreography, broadway musical, backstage, ballet, audition, ambition, music, childhood memory, choreographer ...
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, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: hotel, neighbor, murder, neo noir, showbiz, screenwriter, new job, hollywood, crimes, stranger, backstage, trapped ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: los angeles, usa, 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, workplace situations, love and romance, disorder, showbiz, farce, theatre play, artists and showbiz, play within film ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: manhattan new york city, iowa, 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, wife husband relationship, artists and showbiz, dreams, censorship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, year 1944, 1950s ...
Place: usa, california
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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, realistic, touching, factual ...
Plot: hollywood, mental illness, rich and poor, mother daughter relationship, showbiz, actor's life, female protagonist, life is a bitch, rise to the top, family relations, wrongful imprisonment, parents and children ...
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, stylized, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: actor's life, paparazzi, showbiz, human nature, desire for fame, couple relations, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, 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: jewish, tradition, showbiz, parents and children, religions or cults, follow your dream, desire for fame, estrangement, family relations, lifestyle, musician's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: california, new york, usa, los angeles
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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, screenwriter, mistress, money, artists and showbiz, hollywood, financier, film producer, film within a film, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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 8.2
 105K
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: humorous, not serious, witty, topical humor, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, friendship, parody, writing, showbiz, tv show, actor, 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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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: psychological, mind bending, twists and turns, atmospheric, art house ...
Plot: mystery, lesbian, strong sexual content, death, hollywood, cowboy, frustration, obsession, dreams, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, mysterious character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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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, entertaining, cynical, melancholic ...
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, relationships ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 4.8
 58K
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, female full frontal nudity, striptease, rivalry, dancing, bare breasts, sexual relations, ambition, seduction, erotica, 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: feel good, humorous, funny, satirical, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: hollywood, couples, paparazzi, romance, love triangle, showbiz, dishonesty, desire for fame, filmmaking, marriage crisis, infidelity, promotion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, 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: psychological, serious, captivating, suspenseful, dark humor ...
Plot: dishonesty, manipulations, mind game, life is a bitch, performer's life, artists and showbiz, showbiz, vengeance, rivalry, haunted by the past, drugs/alcohol, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland
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 6.6
 72K
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, relationship vs career, showbiz, celebrity, actor's life, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, movie star ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, ibiza, spain ...
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 6.0
 6K
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, showbiz, artists and showbiz, couple relations, love and romance, manipulation, infidelity, love triangle, actor's life, dishonesty, betrayal, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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 7.0
 38K
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: lesbian, addiction, drug abuse, fashion, strong sexual content, mental illness, aids, heroin, model, lesbian romance, nightlife, lifestyle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
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