Stage actor movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant stage actor movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, captivating, humorous, semi serious, touching and exciting films and TV shows about / with stage actor, actor, theater, husband wife relationship, friendship, death, murder, kiss, love and romance and destiny plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as stage actor: Staged (2020), Asakusa Kid (2021), The Dresser (2015), Kate & Leopold (2001), In Broad Daylight (1971), See How They Run (2022), The Fool (1990), Dead Poets Society (1989), Revue Starlight: The Movie (2021), Thor: Love and Thunder (2022).

List of stage actor movies

Staged (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: David Tennant and Michael Sheen (playing themselves) were due to star in a production of 'Six Characters in Search of an Author' in the West End. The pandemic has put paid to that, but their director (Simon Evans) is determined not to let ...
Style: witty, light, ironic, humorous, atmospheric ...
Plot: supportive friend, quarantine, friendship between men, stage actor, actor's life, fame, unlikely friendships, self involved, rehearsal, movie actor, irony, cynic ...
Time: 2020s, 21st century
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The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 2: Vaux to the Sea (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Netherlands, Spain, Luxembourg, Italy, Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Tulse Luper Suitcases reconstructs the life of Tulse Luper, a professional writer and project-maker, caught up in a life of prisons. He was born in 1911 in Newport, South Wales and presumably last heard of in 1989. His life is reconstructed from ...
Style: psychological, captivating, semi serious, disturbing
Plot: surrealism, lifestyle, theatre play, theater, theatrical troupe, stage actor, art, male nudity, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, dialogue, suitcase
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Asakusa Kid (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In 1965, Takeshi Kitano drops out of a university and enters the Asakusa France Za, which is a performance theater. He becomes an apprentice to Senzaburo Fukami, who is a legendary entertainer. Senzaburo Fukami demands that Takeshi Kitano keep the ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, captivating, disturbing
Plot: teacher student relationship, theater, life, popularity, theatre play, rising to stardom, entertainment industry, desire for fame, stage actor, training, comedian, entertainment ...
Time: year 1965, 60s
Place: tokyo, japan
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The Dresser (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: One fateful night in a small English regional theatre during World War II a troupe of touring actors stage a production of Shakespeares King Lear. Bombs are falling, sirens are wailing, the curtain is up in an hour but the actor/manager Sir who is ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, sad ...
Plot: world war two, golden years, aging, friendship, illness, elderly, actor's life, showbiz, actor, death, adultery, lgbtq ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: england, london
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Kate & Leopold (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When her scientist ex-boyfriend discovers a portal to travel through time -- and brings back a 19th-century nobleman named Leopold to prove it -- a skeptical Kate reluctantly takes responsibility for showing Leopold the 21st century. The more time ...
Style: romantic, feel good, touching, light, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: time travel, love story, love, love and romance, fall in love, fish out of water, manners, dating, couple relations, time, supernatural romance, women ...
Time: future, 19th century, 2000s, 1870s, victorian era ...
Place: new york, san francisco, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city
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In Broad Daylight (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A blind actor discovers his wife is cheating on him with his best friend, and hatches a plot to murder them both.
Plot: blindness, blind man, infidelity, framed for murder, assassination plot, stage actor, blindness and impaired vision, inner voice, killer as protagonist, police investigator, murder investigation, bus ...
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See How They Run (2022)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the West End of 1950s London, plans for a movie version of a smash-hit play come to an abrupt halt after a pivotal member of the crew is murdered. When world-weary Inspector Stoppard and eager rookie Constable Stalker take on the case, the two ...
Style: buddy comedy
Plot: murder mystery, murder, suspense, undercover, post war, twists and turns, whodunit, investigation, film industry, circumstantial evidence, falsely accused, backstage ...
Time: 50s, year 1953
Place: england, london, scotland yard
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The Fool (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A costume drama / satire about financial skull-duggery, and confidence tricksters in both the upper and lower classes in Victorian London. A working class man impersonates a lord who is supposedly very rich and a financial wizard. As such he is ...
Plot: double life, deception, stage actor, clerk, scam, satire, impersonation, costume
Time: 1850s, 19th century
Place: london
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Dead Poets Society (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: At an elite, old-fashioned boarding school in New England, a passionate English teacher inspires his students to rebel against convention and seize the potential of every day, courting the disdain of the stern headmaster.
Style: philosophical, sentimental, emotional, inspirational, intellectual ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, family outing, teen drama
Plot: teacher, suicide, coming of age, literature, teachers and students, poetry, mentor, philosophy, poet, youth, dedicated educator, friendship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1959
Place: vermont, new england, usa, harvard university
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Revue Starlight: The Movie (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The stage emulates life and compresses it, setting free skills learned over lifetimes in brief but dazzling displays for the amusement and judgment of others. For the performers, it is the ultimate risk, and some will rise while others must fall. ...
Style: anime, surreal
Plot: theater, train, giraffe, surrealism, postmodernism, high school life, subway, motorcycle, baseball, screenwriter, mural, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: japan, england, london, tower bridge london, tokyo
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Thor: Love and Thunder (2022)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Thor goes on a journey unlike anything he’s ever faced — a quest for inner peace. But his retirement is interrupted by a galactic killer known as Gorr the God Butcher, who seeks the extinction of the gods. To combat the threat, Thor enlists the ...
Style: campy, entertaining, exciting, disturbing, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: superhero, norse god, space travel, superheroine, warrior, heroine, alien, heroes, battles, mythology, comic hero, lgbtq ...
Time: 2020s
Place: ancient greece, norway
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Revue Starlight (2018)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Starlight is a song and dance revue troupe loved throughout the world. Karen and Hikari make a promise with each other when they're young that one day they'll stand on that stage together. Time passes, and now the girls are 16 years old. ...
Style: anime, yuri, surreal
Plot: giraffe, theater, fencing, slice of life, art, dancing, coming of age, promise, girls' school, performance art, school, stage actor ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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Nicholas Nickleby (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The Charles Dickens story of Nicholas Nickleby, a young boy in search of a better life for his recently torn-apart family. A young compassionate man struggles to save his family and friends from the abusive exploitation of his coldheartedly grasping ...
Style: feel good, touching, emotional, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: vengeance, family reunited, greed, dysfunctional family, betrayal, rescue, haunted by the past, uncle nephew relationship, boarding school, arranged marriage, fall in love, family relations ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 18th century, 1850s, 1830s
Place: london, england, europe, yorkshire, liverpool
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L!fe Happens (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A comedy centered on two best friends, Kim and Deena, who fight to maintain normalcy in their lives after Kim gets pregnant and has a baby.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, babies and infants, lifestyle, roommate, couples, unwanted pregnancy, singleness, single mother, one night stand, pregnancy, parenting, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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Iron Man 3 (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.
Style: exciting, entertaining, witty, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, chick flick, boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, hotshot hero, superhuman powers, billionaire, rescue, terrorism, kidnapping, revenge, flying superhero, androids and robots, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, year 2012, year 1999, 20th century, 2010s ...
Place: malibu california, california, tennessee, north america, usa ...
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The Godfather Part II (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 202 min.
Story: In the continuing saga of the Corleone crime family, a young Vito Corleone grows up in Sicily and in 1910s New York. In the 1950s, Michael Corleone attempts to expand the family business into Las Vegas, Hollywood and Cuba.
Style: epic, captivating, serious, visually appealing, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night, manly
Plot: mafia, gangsters, organized crime, revenge, ambition, melancholy, cosa nostra, immigrants, corruption, corrupt politician, murder, crime boss ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 20th century, 1920s, 60s ...
Place: new york, cuba, italy, las vegas, sicily ...
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Hello I Must Be Going (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Divorced and demoralized Amy Minsky’s prospects look bleak when she is condemned to move back in with her parents at the age of 35. Everyone wants to help, but, as her patience level with advice is plummeting, a bold teenage boy enters her life, ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, age difference, hot and sexy, family relations, introspection, unlikely couple, love and romance, divorce, depression, love affair, adulterous husband, mature woman ...
Time: 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa, new york
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Laugh or Die (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Parikka, the actor once called the Funniest Man in Finland, and his troupe are about to be executed for the atrocities committed during the Civil War in Finland. Jaeger Lieutenant Nyborg, an admirer of Parikka, suspects a definite miscarriage of ...
Style: suspenseful, thought provoking, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: prisoner of war camp, prisoner, firing squad, theater, humour, rehearsal, joke, disguise, actor, theatre group, pow, escape attempt ...
Time: year 1918, 1910s
Place: germany, finland
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Extramarital (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An aspiring writer gets involved in the investigation of her best friend after she is killed while having an affair.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: writers, investigation, woman with a gun, journalism, infidelity, murder, sex scene, female masturbation, woman on top, extramarital affair, investigative journalism, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
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The Seventh Day, the Eighth Night (1969)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An allegory set in an archetypal Czech village, it tells of what happens when a sequence of mysterious events take place, including the disappearance of the stationmaster. While everything has a rational explanation, collective paranoia takes hold ...
Plot: theater, female nudity, gang rape, fear, paranoia, anxiety, rape, train, stage actor, theatre group, village, actor ...
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You Are a Widow, Sir (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a soldier cuts off the arm of king's cousin, king decides to deactivate the army. Of course, generals don't like it at all and they try to kill the king. The assassin should be artificial body in the shape of actress Evelina Keleti ...
Style: psychotronic, surreal, absurd, experimental, parody ...
Plot: fictitious kingdom, female nudity, astrologer, switching bodies, human brain, transsexual, king, brain, absurdism, brain transplant, prophet, actress ...
Place: central europe
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Give 'em Hell, Harry! (1975)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: One man show about the presidency of Harry S Truman.
Style: political, one man show, political comedy
Plot: korean war, usa president, u.s. president, constitution, bomb, newspaper, politician, military, world war two, friend, friendship, politics ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, year 1948
Place: seattle, hiroshima japan, washington d.c., chicago illinois, israel ...
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The Curse of Steptoe (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 67 min.
Story: In the early 1960s aspiring stage actor Harry H. Corbett jumps at the chance to play junk-dealer Harold Steptoe in a television comedy show 'Steptoe and Son'. However, the show's success proves to be a poisoned chalice for him, ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: lgbt, mine, homosexual, television studio, closeted homosexual, adultery, gay couple, actor, stage actor, bbc, in the closet
Time: 60s
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One Night at Dinner (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A liberal-thinking author watches his wife as she attempts to seduce his best friend at a dinner party. She ends up taking on another man as well, and the writer has an affair with the another dinner guest. Soon the three men and two women are ...
Plot: infidelity, cuckold, nude, writers, stage actor, gay interest, basement, threesome, dinner party, menage a trois, playwright, press conference ...
Place: italy
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My Friend Victoria (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Aged eight, Victoria spends a night in the home of a wealthy white family; years later, she encounters them again and her life is changed forever.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: interracial couple, adoption, family life, family relations, youth, society, hopes, parents and children, destiny, rich and poor, class differences, family reunited ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
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The Wolfman (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Lawrence Talbot, an American man on a visit to Victorian London to make amends with his estranged father, gets bitten by a werewolf and, after a moonlight transformation, leaves him with a savage hunger for flesh.
Style: gothic, dark, splatter, scary, gothic horror ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: werewolf, deadly creature, supernatural, suspense, beast, transformation, monster, human becoming an animal, alternate reality, mythology, countryside, death ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1930s, edwardian era, 1890s
Place: london, scotland, europe, tower bridge london, england
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Frankie and Johnny Are Married (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Television director/producer Michael Pressman mounts a production of Frankie and Johnny in the Clare de Lune starring his wife, Lisa Chess. But their attempts to stage the play and work on their marriage keep running afoul, and everything's ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic
Plot: couple relations, couples, love and romance, actor's life, love triangle, husband wife relationship, marriage, marital problem, male female relationship, theatre director, human nature, chess ...
Time: 21st century
Place: venice california
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Dandelions by the Roots (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jockey Jack has a bill open with a gangster just released from jail. He somehow manages to parry the gangster's knife attack backstage at a theatre and the latter ends up dead being put into a double bass case. A day later the gangster ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: skeleton, actor, corpse, backstage, forger, bet, horse race, party, chase, money, nude, theater ...
Time: 60s
Place: montmartre paris, paris france
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The Alamo (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Based on the 1836 standoff between a group of Texan and Tejano men, led by Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie, and Mexican dictator Santa Anna's forces at the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas.
Style: realistic, factual, intense, exciting, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, military, gunfight, siege, justice, wartime, fight scenes, revolution, american history, rivalry, heroic mission, mexican ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, california, austin texas ...
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The Three-Way Wedding (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A play writer entertains the actors of his next play, including his ex-wife and her new lover. Everyone is finding his new place.
Style: realistic, semi serious, psychological, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, writer's life, introspection, artists and showbiz, couples, playwright, friendship, rivalry, society, actor's life, love and romance, countryside ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france, europe
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