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, stylized, semi serious, clever and captivating films and TV shows about / with showbiz, artists and showbiz, ambition, lifestyle, storytelling, mentor, backstage, adaptation, dialogue 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: A Star is Born (2018), UnREAL (2015), Black Swan (2010), Skip Beat! (2008), Showgirls (1995), Moulin Rouge! (2001), Vinyl (2016), A Chorus Line (1985), 30 Rock (2006), Smash (2012).

List of showbiz movies

 7.6
 378K
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: sad, sincere, uplifting, touching, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: singer, showbiz, country music, alcoholic, fame, addiction, brother brother relationship, friendship, love, drinking problem, suicide, backstage ...
Time: 2010s
Place: arizona, boston, memphis
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 7.8
 15K
UnREAL (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: biting, realistic, semi serious, twists and turns, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: showbiz, media, media satire, dishonesty, ambition, manipulation, artists and showbiz, reality, satire, workplace intrigue, eligible bachelor, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 8.0
 755K
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, twist ending, sexy, surreal, cerebral ...
Plot: ballet, mental illness, obsession, character study, hallucination, surrealism, psychology, insanity, paranoia, dancing, ballerina, dancer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.8
 1K
Skip Beat! (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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, shoujo, emotional, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: rivalry, love and romance, teenage love, rising to stardom, breakup, showbiz, relationship vs career, artists and showbiz, betrayal, couple relations, teenage life, vengeance ...
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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 4.9
 68K
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, sexual, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: stripper, erotica, showgirl, striptease, strip club, rape, female nudity, sex, pole dancing, showbiz, sex scene, lesbian ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
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 7.6
 283K
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, romantic, colourful ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: tragic love, cabaret, love story, jealousy, showbiz, terminal illness, nightclub, dancing, performer's life, love, romance, music ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s, 90s, 20th century ...
Place: paris france, europe, france, india, montmartre paris
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 7.7
 24K
Vinyl (2016)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: music business, showbiz, music, ambition, mafia, blackmail, historical character, disco, rock, rock band, murder, racism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, new york, las vegas
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 6.2
 10K
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: sexy, stylized, lyrical, clever, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: showbiz, audition, music, ballet, dancing, rehearsal, rise to the top, broadway, choreography, backstage, choreographer, ballet school ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york
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 8.3
 123K
30 Rock (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, parody, humorous, not serious, witty ...
Plot: employer employee relationship, female protagonist, showbiz, workplace, topical humor, friendship, tv show, actor, nothing goes right, entertainment, pop culture, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 7.7
 17K
Smash (2012)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, realistic, serious, stylized, queer cinema
Audience: girls' night
Plot: showbiz, dancer, actor's life, actress, young woman, producer, singer, actor, starlet, desire for fame, ambition, follow your dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play. As opening night approaches, his attempts to become more altruistic, rebuild his career, and reconnect with friends and ...
Style: surreal, psychological, atmospheric, talky, enigmatic ...
Plot: existentialism, theater, midlife crisis, dark humor, actor, alter ego, satire, father daughter relationship, showbiz, surrealism, superhero, inner voice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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Get Him to the Greek (2010)
Genre: 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: funny, humorous, not serious, road movie, cynical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: showbiz, musician, musician's life, lifestyle, plan gone awry, disorder, escapades, alcohol abuse, celebrity culture, friends, rock and roll, marijuana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2009, 2000s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, new york, california, london ...
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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, feel good, touching, sexy, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, showbiz, luftwaffe, art, friendship, audition, brutality, couple relations, love and romance, artists and showbiz, couples, female nudity ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: london, england, france, europe, flanders
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 8.8
 148K
BoJack Horseman (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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: adult animation, humorous, sitcom, satirical, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: existentialism, depression, anthropomorphic animal, sadness, anthropomorphism, showbiz, hollywood, desire for fame, horse, down on your luck, washed up star, cynicism ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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 6.4
 86K
Burlesque (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The Burlesque Lounge has its best days behind it. Tess, a retired dancer and owner of the venue, struggles to keep the aging theater alive, facing all kinds of financial and artistic challenges. With the Lounge's troupe members becoming ...
Style: sexy, romantic, light, melancholic, twists and turns ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: dancing, cabaret, love and romance, performer's life, desire for fame, ambition, nightlife, nightclub, follow your dream, dancer, rising to stardom, backstage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, iowa, usa, chicago illinois
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 7.3
 39K
Empire (2015)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A powerful family drama about the head of a music empire whose three sons and ex-wife all battle for his throne.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, rapper, music business, artists and showbiz, hip hop, singer, showbiz, ceo, musician's life, sibling rivalry, family relations, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa, new york
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 6.3
 134K
Hail, Caesar! (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, 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: humorous, witty, talky, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: hollywood, movie star, ransom, kidnapping, journalist, actor, satire, dark humor, showbiz, screenwriter, film industry, uncover truth ...
Time: 50s, 1920s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1951
Place: los angeles, usa, california, malibu california
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Being Michael Madsen (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Actor Michael Madsen turns the tables on notorious paparazzo, Billy Dant, by hiring a trio of documentary filmmakers to chronicle Dant's life, loves, and troubles.
Style: parody, suspense, witty, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, paparazzi, filmmaking, showbiz, celebrity, actor's life, private vs public, false accusation, celebrity culture, journalism, society, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Inside Daisy Clover (1965)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A girl on the road to stardom fights the dehumanizing effects of Hollywood life.
Style: realistic, emotional, tense, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: hollywood, coming of age, showbiz, family relations, rise and fall, rising to stardom, ambition, lifestyle, human nature, movie business, overnight success, actor's life ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, year 1936
Place: california, usa, arizona, los angeles
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 6.7
 3K
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, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, teenage love, hopes, showbiz, youth, ambition, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, orphan, step siblings, love and romance, social differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 7.8
 32K
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, touching, captivating, humorous, cerebral ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: music, showbiz, jazz, workaholic, broadway, divorce, downfall, dancer's life, love and romance, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, price of fame ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 20th century
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: emotional, melancholic, inspirational, touching, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: showbiz, music, addiction, music business, greed, music band, drug addiction, rise and fall, rising to stardom, teenage life, human nature, celebrity culture ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, los angeles, california
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 7.6
 121K
Barton Fink (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
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: surreal, twists and turns, psychological, cerebral, neo noir ...
Plot: hollywood, screenwriter, dark humor, serial killer, murder, showbiz, neighbor, surrealism, writers, new job, film industry, crimes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new york, new york state
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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, girls' night
Plot: artists and showbiz, showbiz, lifestyle, rivalry, follow your dream, love and romance, desire for fame, actor's life, disney, musician's life, disorder, human animal relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 6.5
 74K
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, lyrical, stylized, melancholic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: african american, performer's life, showbiz, music, manager, musician, dancing, unlikely friendships, fame, singer, backstage, lifestyle ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: michigan, chicago illinois, detroit, los angeles, usa ...
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 6.5
 80K
Entourage (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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, feel good, entertaining, humorous, cynical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: hollywood, friendship, showbiz, rivalry, celebrity, relationship vs career, movie star, actor's life, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, aspiring actor, desire for fame ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, ibiza, london ...
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 6.5
 5K
You Instead (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two feuding rock stars get handcuffed together for 24 hours at a music festival where they are both due to perform.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: music festival, opposites attract, performer's life, fall in love, ego clash, lifestyle, showbiz, partners, music band, rivalry, romance, initially antagonists ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, scotland
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 5.7
 4K
Stoned (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A chronicle of the sordid life and suspicious death of Rolling Stones co-founder Brian Jones, who was found in the bottom of his swimming pool weeks after being let go from the band.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, erotic, flamboyance
Plot: rock, drug abuse, musician's life, showbiz, life is a bitch, rock star, rise and fall, rock and roll, addiction, artists and showbiz, music band, swimming ...
Time: 60s, contemporary
Place: london, munich germany, paris france, morocco
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 6.1
 61K
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: entertaining, suspense, humorous, satirical, thought provoking ...
Plot: cyberpunk, hollywood, artists and showbiz, rise to the top, dishonesty, showbiz, ambition, obsession, computer, satire, virtual reality, creativity ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, taj mahal
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 7.8
 35K
Episodes (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A British husband-and-wife comedy writing team travel to Hollywood to remake their successful British TV series, with disastrous results.
Style: sitcom, funny, witty, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, actor's life, tv show, womanizer, lifestyle, couple relations, writer's life, producer, culture clash, promiscuity, sexual attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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