Actor's life movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant actor's life movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, clever, talky, touching and stylized films and TV shows about / with actor's life, artists and showbiz, actor, actress, lifestyle, showbiz, filmmaking, ambition, drinking alcohol and hollywood plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as actor's life: Noises Off... (1992), Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! (2004), Perfect Blue (1997), Chaplin (1992), The Audrey Hepburn Story (2000), Scarlet Diva (2000), James Dean (2001), My Week with Marilyn (2011), Frances (1982), Smash (2012).

List of actor's life movies

 7.5
 11K
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, funny, talky, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: actor's life, backstage, theater, theatre play, nothing goes right, disorder, love and romance, workplace situations, showbiz, farce, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, new york, manhattan new york city, iowa
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Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A small-town girl wins a date with a Hollywood star through a contest. When the date goes better than expected, a love triangle forms between the girl, the celebrity, and the girl's best friend.
Style: feel good, romantic, sexy, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love and romance, celebrity, artists and showbiz, romance, hollywood, fall in love, social relations, actor's life, ambition, buddies, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 21st century
Place: virginia, west virginia, california, las vegas, new jersey ...
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 8.0
 74K
Perfect Blue (1997)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A retired pop singer turned actress' sense of reality is shaken when she is stalked by an obsessed fan and seemingly a ghost of her past.
Style: surreal, scary, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, murder, mind game, woman in danger, serial killer, actress, actor's life, mentally unstable, crimes, performance, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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 7.5
 58K
Chaplin (1992)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, Italy, Japan, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: With the use of flashback, an elderly Charlie Chaplin discusses his autobiography with his editor, who urges him to be more vulnerable and emotionally honest with his memoirs while journeying through his poverty-stricken childhood, closest ...
Style: inspirational, sentimental, factual, light, intense ...
Plot: rising to stardom, actor's life, hollywood, childhood, mccarthyism, filmmaker, genius, honest, depression, unlikely friendships, exile, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 1920s, 20th century, 90s ...
Place: london, california, england, switzerland
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The Audrey Hepburn Story (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The film spans from Hepburn's early childhood to the 1950s which details her life as a Dutch ballerina, coming to grips with her parents' divorce, and enduring life in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II. She then settles in ...
Style: uplifting, serious, feel good, realistic, touching ...
Plot: hollywood, actor's life, world war two, showbiz, celebrity culture, performer's life, rising to stardom, filmmaking, human spirit, haunted by the past, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 1940s
Place: usa, new york, holland, europe, manhattan new york city
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 5.0
 3K
Scarlet Diva (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young Italian actress embarks on a self-destructive spree of sex, drugs and other excess while doing some soul searching to find the path for redemption.
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, stylized, erotic ...
Plot: sexy woman, lesbian sex, actor's life, drug abuse, career, casting couch, tragic love, celebrity culture, showbiz, addiction, sexual relations, downfall ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, los angeles, rome italy, asia, europe ...
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The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The professional and personal life of actor and comedian Peter Sellers was a turbulent one. His early movie fame was based primarily on his comic characterizations, often of bumbling and foreign-accented persons, characters which he embodied. As his ...
Style: psychological, emotional, stylized, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: actor's life, showbiz, relationships, rising to stardom, rise and fall, lifestyle, ambition, family relations, understanding, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 50s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy, switzerland, london
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 7.2
 5K
James Dean (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The man behind the legend and a knowing look at the 1950's Hollywood are revealed in this dynamic bioepic of the meteoric star whose troubled life echoed his gut-grabbing performances in East of Eden, Rebel Without A Cause and Giant.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, captivating, clever
Plot: hollywood, father son relationship, actor, actor's life, filmmaking, dying young, ambition, lifestyle, rise and fall, rising to stardom, prodigy, celebrity culture ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s
Place: usa, indiana, malibu california, new york, santa monica california
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My Week with Marilyn (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sir Laurence Olivier is making a movie in London. Young Colin Clark, an eager film student, wants to be involved and he navigates himself a job on the set. When film star Marilyn Monroe arrives for the start of shooting, all of London is excited to ...
Style: sentimental, melancholic, factual, romantic, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: historical figure, hollywood, actress, movie star, actor's life, ambition, fame, cultural icon, hot and sexy, depression, impossible love, friendship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1956
Place: england, london, california, europe
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 7.2
 8K
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: depressing, disturbing, emotional, factual, compassionate ...
Plot: mental illness, hollywood, rich and poor, actor's life, mother daughter relationship, family relations, showbiz, life is a bitch, rise to the top, mentally unstable woman, parents and children, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, 50s, 70s
Place: california, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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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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 3.9
 4K
Liz & Dick (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On the set of Cleopatra, Hollywood's most beautiful star, Elizabeth Taylor, fell into the arms of one of the world's greatest actors, Richard Burton - and she didn't leave. Their subsequent white-hot, scandalous love affair gave rise ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, sexy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hollywood, actor's life, paparazzi, couple relations, lifestyle, renewed love, couples, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, actress, husband wife relationship, infidelity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, rome italy
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 5.7
 2K
The Fan (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A record store clerk is an obsessed fan of an actress of stage and screen (Lauren Bacall). However when his letters are rejected, the fan strikes out at the actresses friends, then at her.
Style: slasher, tense, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, murder, stalking, actress, stalker, price of fame, maniac, woman in danger, obsessed fan, actor's life, secretary, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
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Burton and Taylor (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: TV drama based on Richard Burton's diaries, about his last performance in 1983 with ex-wife Elizabeth Taylor. They meet after several years and he agrees to her suggestion that they star in a stage revival on Broadway of Noel Coward's ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, stylized
Plot: actor's life, couple relations, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, couples, hollywood, love, showbiz, love affair, lifestyle, love and romance, fight ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1983
Place: usa, los angeles, new york, manhattan new york city
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 7.9
 241K
The Artist (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break.
Style: romantic, sentimental, thought provoking, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, actor, ambition, love and romance, dog, movie star, actor's life, actress, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, showbiz ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 50s, 20th century, year 1929 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This film is a glimpse into the life, love and the unconquerable spirit of the legendary Bruce Lee. From a childhod of rigorous martial arts training, Lee realizes his dream of opening his own kung-fu school in America. Before long, he is discovered ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, captivating, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, master warrior, bruce lee, filmmaking, actor's life, culture clash, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, training, american dream, rising to stardom ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 50s, 60s, 20th century ...
Place: hong kong, los angeles, san francisco, china, california ...
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 6.6
 14K
Auto Focus (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A successful TV star during the 1960s, former "Hogan's Heroes" actor Bob Crane projects a wholesome family-man image, but this front masks his persona as a sex addict who records and photographs his many encounters with women, often ...
Style: factual, intense, talky, serious, captivating ...
Plot: sex addict, nudity (full frontal - brief), friendship, infidelity, adultery, actor's life, addiction, character study, serial killer, filmmaking, tv show, hollywood ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, year 1964, year 1965
Place: usa, california, los angeles, arizona
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Millennium Actress (2001)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Documentary filmmaker Genya Tachibana has tracked down the legendary actress Chiyoko Fujiwara, who mysteriously vanished at the height of her career. When he presents her with a key she had lost and thought was gone forever, the filmmaker could not ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, emotional, talky, tense ...
Plot: actor's life, female protagonist, lost love, love and romance, popularity, unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, retired, love story, samurai, actress, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Guinevere Pettigrew, a middle-aged London governess, finds herself unfairly dismissed from her job. An attempt to gain new employment catapults her into the glamorous world and dizzying social whirl of an American actress and singer, Delysia Lafosse.
Style: touching, romantic, emotional, light, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: love affair, love triangle, love and romance, actress, friendship, social differences, high society, farce, romance, actor's life, lifestyle, fall in love ...
Time: 1930s, year 1939, 20th century, pre world war two
Place: england, london, europe
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 8.3
 57K
Extras (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Andy Millman gave up his day job five years ago in the hope of achieving the big time, but he’s yet to land a speaking part, let alone saunter down the red carpet to pick up an Oscar. He remains optimistic however, as rubbing shoulders with the ...
Style: sitcom, witty, not serious, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: aspiring actor, actor's life, workplace, actor, desire for fame, celebrity, lifestyle, best friends, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, popularity, unsuccessful ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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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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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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 6.2
 7K
The Girl (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, South Africa, USA, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Director Alfred Hitchcock is revered as one of the greatest creative minds in the history of cinema. Known for his psychological thrillers, Hitchcock’s leading ladies were cool, beautiful and preferably blonde. One such actress was Tippi Hedren, ...
Style: psychological, captivating, serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: sexual harassment, actor's life, obsession, filmmaking, prodigy, artists and showbiz, starlet, infatuation, hollywood, movie star, older man younger woman relationship, passion ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england
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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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 6.7
 507
Call DiCaprio! (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: The main character is the star of a popular TV series about doctors, actor Yegor Rumyantsev. Having achieved great success, he becomes an egoist and does not notice the feelings and experiences of those around him: he does not come to the shooting, ...
Style: suspense, psychological, touching, surprise ending, disturbing ...
Plot: aids, terminal illness, illness, death of brother, sexually transmitted disease, death, actor, love triangle, complex characters, unrequited love, love affair, actor's life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: moscow russia
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 8.3
 1K
700 Sundays (2014)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 700 Sundays, legendary comedian and actor Billy Crystal tells the stories of his youth, growing up in the jazz world of Manhattan, his teenage years, and finally adulthood. The Tony Award-winning show is a funny and poignant exploration of family ...
Style: humorous, talky, realistic, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: actor's life, artists and showbiz, showbiz, youth, coming of age, parents and children, autobiography, childhood, stand up comedian, performer's life, vulgarity, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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The Last of Robin Hood (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Errol Flynn, the swashbuckling Hollywood star and notorious ladies man, flouted convention all his life, but never more brazenly than in his last years when, swimming in vodka and unwilling to face his mortality, he undertook a liaison with an ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, touching, sexy ...
Plot: movie star, hollywood, sexual abuse, womanizer, actor's life, forbidden love, love affair, love and romance, life is a bitch, youth, showbiz, teenage life ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1958, year 1959, year 2010 ...
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, africa, vancouver ...
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 5.8
 1K
Actors (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Les Acteurs is the absurd story of Jean-Pierre Marielle desperately waiting for a cup of hot water, the story of a conspiracy against actors, the story of aging actors whose careers are slowly less active than they used to be, but a stunning tribute ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty, surreal ...
Plot: filmmaking, actor's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, showbiz, film industry, actor, actress, television, jazz, midlife crisis, film history ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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 6.1
 1K
Blonde (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia, Canada, USA
Duration: 165 min.
TV show
Story: A fictional biography of Marilyn Monroe mixed with series of real events in her life.
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, serious, contemplative
Plot: hollywood, actor's life, historical figure, showbiz, ambition, starlet, filmmaking, desire for fame, rising to stardom, lifestyle, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 50s, 60s
Place: venice beach california, usa, maine
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Going Down in LA-LA Land (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Andy Zeffer, "Going Down in LA-LA Land" is a riveting and uncensored look at Hollywood. It is a story that reveals how friendships sustain us and keep us going. It is a tale that reflects our celebrity-obsessed ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, queer cinema
Plot: gay, porn industry, male prostitute, gay relationship, friends, actor, gay sex, fame, follow your dream, lgbt, actor's life, drug addict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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