Movie business movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movie business movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, entertaining, humorous, absurd, light and melancholic films and TV shows about / with movie business, filmmaking, film making, writers, actor, storytelling, dialogue, mentor, film within a film and artists and showbiz plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, Germany, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as movie business: What Just Happened (2008), The Holiday (2006), Hollywood Ending (2002), Trumbo (2015), Pain and Glory (2019), Lisbon Story (1994), White Hunter Black Heart (1990), Get Shorty (2017), Berberian Sound Studio (2012), Eisenstein in Guanajuato (2015).

List of movie business movies

What Just Happened (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: During the course of an ordinary week in Hollywood, movie producer Ben (Robert De Niro) must navigate his way through shark-infested waters as he struggles to complete his latest projects. A demanding studio boss (Catherine Keener) demands extensive ...
Style: witty, realistic, humorous, melancholic, stylized ...
Plot: movie business, hollywood, filmmaking, showbiz, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, midlife crisis, workplace situations, workplace, disagreement, satire, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, cannes, california
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 6.9
 257K
The Holiday (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Two women, one (Cameron Diaz) from America and one (Kate Winslet) from Britain, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local man (Jude Law, Jack Black) but realizes that the imminent ...
Style: feel good, romantic, light, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: christmas, love and romance, holiday, fall in love, couples, happy ending, looking for love, vacation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, christmas party, snow, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, london, england, california, usa ...
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Hollywood Ending (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Woody Allen stars as Val Waxman, a two-time Oscar winner turned washed-up, neurotic director in desperate need of a comeback. When it comes, Waxman finds himself backed into a corner: Work for his ex-wife Ellie or forfeit his last shot. Is Val ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, witty, realistic ...
Plot: movie business, one more chance, showbiz, couple relations, comedy of errors, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, disorder, blind character, blindness and impaired vision, film within a film, audition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
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 7.5
 78K
Trumbo (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The career of screenwriter Dalton Trumbo is halted by a witch hunt in the late 1940s when he defies the anti-communist HUAC committee and is blacklisted.
Style: talky, factual, intense, inspirational, touching ...
Plot: communism, hollywood, movie business, mccarthyism, communist, justice, politics, screenwriter, parent child relationship, jail, political persecution, prison ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 1950s, 70s, year 1954 ...
Place: usa
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 7.5
 52K
Pain and Glory (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Salvador Mallo, a filmmaker in the twilight of his career, reflects on the choices he's made in life as past and present come crashing down around him.
Style: sincere, touching, disturbing, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: gay, filmmaker, movie business, actor, introspection, artistic creation, homosexuality, stage, cinema, desire, sexual awakening, depression ...
Time: 2010s, 1950s, year 1985, year 1981, 50s
Place: spain, madrid
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 7.2
 5K
Lisbon Story (1994)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Germany, Portugal
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lisbon Story is Wim Wender’s homage to Lisbon and films. A sound engineer obtains a mysterous postcard of a friend who at the moment is filming a film in Lisbon. He sets out across Europe to find him and help him.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: filmmaking, movie business, romance, artists and showbiz, showbiz, couple relations, amusement park, musician, filmmaker, road trip, film making, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: portugal, lisbon portugal, europe
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White Hunter Black Heart (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A thinly fictionalized account of a legendary movie director, whose desire to hunt down an animal turns into a grim situation with his movie crew in Africa
Style: serious, exciting, touching, realistic, enigmatic ...
Plot: adventure, movie business, elephant, obsession, obsessive quest, wilderness, danger, friends, friendship, hunting, animal attack, racial slur ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, uganda, london, california, texas
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 8.2
 6K
Get Shorty (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Miles Daly works as muscle for a murderous crime ring in Nevada and attempts to change professions and become a movie producer, laundering money through a Hollywood film with the help of washed-up filmmaker Rick Moreweather. Based on Elmore ...
Style: twists and turns, captivating, light, funny
Plot: money laundering, movie business, hollywood, mafia, film making, crimes, partners, crime, family problems, filmmaking, chase, rivalry ...
Place: los angeles
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How Strange to be Named Federico (2013)
Genre: Biography
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the 20th anniversary of Federico Fellini’s death, Ettore Scola, a devoted admirer of the incomparable maestro, commemorates the lesser-known aspects of Fellini’s personality, employing interviews, photographs, behind-the-scenes footage as ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, factual, captivating ...
Plot: filmmaking, movie business, follow your dream, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, ambition, friendship, director, historical figure, memories, direction and purpose, desire for fame ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 40s, 30s, 1930s ...
Place: italy, rome italy
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Berberian Sound Studio (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the 1970s, a British sound technician is brought to Italy to work on the sound effects for a gruesome horror film. His nightmarish task slowly takes over his psyche, driving him to confront his own past.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, serious, tense, scary ...
Plot: filmmaking, movie business, workplace situations, workplace, hysteria, actress, movie studio, torture, cabbage, screaming, vegetable, close up of eye ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy
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Eisenstein in Guanajuato (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Finland, Mexico, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 1931, following the success of the film Battleship Potemkin, Soviet filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein travels to the city of Guanajuato, Mexico, to shoot a new film. Freshly rejected by Hollywood, Eisenstein soon falls under Mexico’s spell. ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, stylized
Plot: filmmaking, movie business, love and romance, artists and showbiz, fall in love, director, love triangle, husband wife relationship, day of the dead, hollywood, christianity, orgasm ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1948, year 1936 ...
Place: mexico, ussr, latin america, soviet union, moscow russia
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The End of Violence (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Mike Max is a Hollywood producer who became powerful and rich thanks to brutal and bloody action films. His ignored wife Paige is close to leaving him. Suddenly Mike is kidnapped by two bandits, but escapes and hides out with his Mexican ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, surreal, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, crimes, hitman, movie business, filmmaking, crumbling marriage, investigation, hollywood, on the run, deadly, rescue, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s, year 1997, year 1996
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 6.4
 68K
Bowfinger (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On the verge of bankruptcy and desperate for his big break, aspiring filmmaker Bobby Bowfinger concocts a crazy plan to make his ultimate dream movie. Rallying a ragtag team that includes a starry-eyed ingenue, a has-been diva and a film studio ...
Style: parody, humorous, feel good, witty, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, audition, desire for fame, movie business, satire, nothing goes right, ambition, lifestyle, showbiz, comedy of errors, accountant ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK, China
Duration: 161 min.
Story: A faded TV actor and his stunt double embark on an odyssey to make a name for themselves in the film industry during the Helter Skelter reign of terror in 1969 Los Angeles.
Style: exciting, disturbing, suspenseful, entertaining, absurd ...
Plot: hippie, celebrity, hollywood, struggling actor, fame, filmmaking, aspiring actor, friendship between men, male friendship, movie business, lsd, tv star ...
Time: year 1969, 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, italy
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Teen Titans GO! to the Movies (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When the Teen Titans go to the big screen, they go big! Teen Titans GO! to the Movies finds our egocentric, wildly satirical superheroes in their first feature film extravaganza—a fresh, gleefully clever, kid-appropriately crass and ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage superhero, superhero, giant, superheroine, female humanoid alien, teenager, super strength, movie business, superhero team, friend, save the world, wonder woman character ...
Time: 2010s
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 5.4
 787
Fade to Black (2006)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, Serbia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Still reeling from the painful breakup of his marriage to screen siren Rita Hayworth, iconic filmmaker Orson Welles (Danny Huston) makes his way to Rome, where he gets pulled into a tangled political plot involving murder and mysterious motives. A ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense, mind bending
Plot: filmmaking, murder, mystery, investigation, starting over, private detective, manipulation, showbiz, danger, life is a bitch, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, post world war two, year 1942, year 1948
Place: italy, rome italy, usa, europe
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 5.5
 2K
Judas Kiss (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A quirk in time and space gives a failed filmmaker the chance to reshape his destiny when he visits his peculiar alma mater.
Style: sincere, serious, queer cinema
Audience: student film
Plot: gay, one night stand, ambition, destiny, contests and competitions, changing the past or future, movie business, one-night stand, gender, lgbt, time travel, filmmaker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Torremolinos 73 (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set in 1973 Spain, a struggling encyclopedia salesman and his wife take advantage of an offer to make adult films. The act turns him into an aspring legit filmmaker and her into an international sex symbol.
Style: humorous, semi serious, atmospheric, funny, sexy ...
Plot: adult filmmaking, filmmaking, obsession, couple relations, crumbling marriage, obsessive quest, cuckold, movie business, rebelliousness, husband wife relationship, porn, porn director ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe, california, london
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Mr. Bean's Holiday (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mr. Bean wins a trip to Cannes where he unwittingly separates a young boy from his father and must help the two reunite. On the way he discovers France, bicycling and true love, among other things.
Style: light, feel good, humorous, sentimental, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: comedy of errors, videotaping, goofy hero, escapades, misfit, actress, road trip, movie business, video camera, vacation, love and romance, child in peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, london, french riviera, england ...
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Jew Suss: Rise and Fall (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 114 min.
Story: This intricate historical drama tells the story of actor Ferdinand Marian (Tobias Moretti), who is ordered by Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels to star in the 1940 anti-Semitic film Jew Suss. Despite his cooperation, Ferdinand's actions have ...
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, factual, serious ...
Plot: nazi germany, anti semitism, propaganda, filmmaking, actor's life, rise and fall, politics, showbiz, introspection, political unrest, movie business, state affairs ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s
Place: austria, europe, berlin germany
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 5.4
 36K
Big Fat Liar (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fourteen-year-old Jason Shepherd (Muniz) has a reputation for stretching the truth. So, when big-time Hollywood producer Marty Wolf (Paul Giamatti) steals his class paper and turns it into a smash movie, no one believes Jason's latest tall ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, light ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: hollywood, liar, summer school, filmmaking, family, artists and showbiz, movie business, dishonesty, youth, disorder, teenage life, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, michigan, usa
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 8.0
 111K
8½ (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 138 min.
Story: With 8 ½ Frederico Fellini leaves a self-portrait where dreams and reality are a mix. With help from a most excellent cast and unique scenery this self reflecting film is one of his master works.
Style: psychological, art house, surreal, stylized, serious ...
Plot: extramarital affair, midlife crisis, childhood, filmmaking, mistress, adultery, dreams, creator, postmodernism, producer, star, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, europe, copenhagen, rome italy, copenhagen denmark ...
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 7.2
 402K
King Kong (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, New Zealand, Germany
Duration: 187 min.
Story: In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with the leading lady.
Style: sentimental, exciting, suspenseful, serious, epic ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night, family outing
Plot: monster, expedition, giant animal, beast, adventure, jungle, dangerous animal, dinosaur, human animal relationship, gorilla, rescue, island ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1933
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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Confessions of an Action Star (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Musical
Country: Austria, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A 'mocumentary' on the rise and fall of Chip and Dales dancer turned martial arts action star, Francis Allen Sledgewick, AKA Frank Sledge. When fame and fortune caused Frank to lose his sense of what's truely important, he realised ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, cynical, parody
Plot: martial arts, fame, filmmaking, hollywood, ambition, lifestyle, rise and fall, desire for fame, self discovery, rising to stardom, actor's life, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 4.3
 3K
Cut (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of film students set out to finish filming a movie that was never completed after its director was murdered. After they begin filming, they realize they're in for a bit of trouble, not unlike the late director...
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, filmmaking, survival, mystery, deadly creature, danger, deadly, supernatural, isolation, vengeance, movie business, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s, year 1988
Place: australia
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 6.1
 3K
The Editor (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A one-time (and now one-handed) master film editor toiling in the cinematic sweatshops of 1970s Italy becomes the prime suspect in a series of brutal murders.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, entertaining, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, police, serial killer, movie business, violence, blood, filmmaking, chainsaw, knife, workplace situations, film making, coitus ...
Time: 2010s
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Kebab Connection (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Hamburg, Ibrahim "Ibo" Secmez, of Turkish descent, wants to direct the first German kung-fu movie. For now, he makes commercials for his uncle's kebab restaurant. Titzie, an aspiring actress and Ibo's German girlfriend, finds ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, semi serious, realistic
Plot: audition, gangsters, pregnancy, kung fu, restaurant, dark humor, fall in love, culture clash, contests and competitions, movie business, babies and infants, cooking and food ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.8
 21K
State and Main (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Hollywood Film unit invades a small Vermont town leading to wholesale abandonment of values and virtue. A smart, warm and funny movie - and not just for movie buffs. Tagline: When a film crew came to Waterford, Vermont - They Shot First And Asked ...
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: film within a film, small town, amateur theater, filmmaking, love and romance, lifestyle, americana, small town life, movie business, disorder, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, vermont, england
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 7.1
 11K
Law of Desire (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When porn director Pablo reluctantly breaks up with his boyfriend, Juan, he encourages him to stay in touch. Juan moves away to live in a lighthouse and eventually writes his ex, but in the interim Pablo has taken up a psychotic new lover, Antonio ...
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, stylized, talky ...
Plot: murder, love triangle, passion, family relations, obsession, love and romance, romance, gender, parents and children, memory loss, movie business, sibling relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe, morocco, madrid
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 6.1
 59K
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: suspense, humorous, satirical, thought provoking, entertaining ...
Plot: hollywood, artists and showbiz, rise to the top, showbiz, dishonesty, paparazzi, ambition, film within a film, satire, cheating, virtual reality, starlet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, taj mahal, los angeles
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