Actress movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant actress movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, talky, melancholic, stylized, humorous and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with actress, artists and showbiz, dialogue, storytelling, mentor, lifestyle, runaway, loneliness, couples and pornography plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as actress: Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008), Feud: Bette and Joan (2017), Leverage (2008), My Week with Marilyn (2011), Interview (2007), Smash (2012), Perfect Blue (1997), Tootsie (1982), Liv and Maddie (2013), The Artist (2011).

List of actress movies

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, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love affair, actress, love and romance, high society, social differences, friendship, love triangle, pianist, actor's life, lifestyle, fall in love, fish out of water ...
Time: 1930s, year 1939, 20th century, pre world war two
Place: england, london, europe
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Feud: Bette and Joan (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 406 min.
TV show
Story: Anthology series of famous feuds with the first season based on the legendary rivalry between Bette Davis and Joan Crawford which began early on their careers, climaxed on the set of "Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?" and evolved into an ...
Style: sincere, melancholic, thought provoking, humorous, factual ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, actress, feud, movie star, jealousy, glory, woman, aging, family problems, workplace problem, loneliness ...
Time: 60s
Place: los angeles
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 8.0
 50K
Leverage (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Leverage follows a five-person team: a thief, a grifter, a hacker, and a retrieval specialist, led by former insurance investigator Nathan Ford, who use their skills to fight corporate and governmental injustices inflicted on ordinary citizens.
Style: exciting, realistic, stylized, serious, suspenseful
Plot: hacker, team, outsmarting, thief, escapades, crimes, unconventional method, surveillance, mastermind, society, actress, teamwork ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
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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, factual, melancholic, romantic, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: historical figure, actress, movie star, fame, cultural icon, ambition, impossible love, actor's life, nervous breakdown, showbiz, artists and showbiz, hot and sexy ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1956
Place: england, europe, london, california
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 6.8
 14K
Interview (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada, Netherlands
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After falling out with his editor, a fading political journalist is forced to interview America's most popular soap actress.
Style: psychological, disturbing, melancholic, talky, stylized ...
Plot: actress, journalism, videotaping, loser, deal, lie, betrayal, strong female character, diary, paparazzi, pregnancy, politics ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., former yugoslavia, europe, usa, new york ...
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 7.8
 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
Audience: girls' night
Plot: showbiz, actress, actor's life, producer, singer, actor, starlet, desire for fame, ambition, follow your dream, rising to stardom, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 8.0
 71K
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: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: woman in danger, stalking, obsession, murder, mind game, singer, actor's life, mentally unstable, crimes, losing-it hero, performance, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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 7.4
 105K
Tootsie (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When struggling, out of work actor Michael Dorsey secretly adopts a female alter ego -- Dorothy Michaels -- in order to land a part in a daytime drama, he unwittingly becomes a feminist icon and ends up in a romantic pickle.
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, touching, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: cross dressing, gender bending, actress, double life, love, love triangle, romance, love and romance, actor, theatrical agent, impersonation, audition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
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Liv and Maddie (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The exploits of identical twins Liv, a former television star back home in Wisconsin and in the process of adding movie star to her credits, as well as beginning to focus on her music career, and Maddie, an outstanding student and basketball ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, sitcom, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: twins, popularity, teenage life, teenage girl, high school, high school life, youth, family, teenager, siblings relations, parents and children, twin sister ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin
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 7.9
 240K
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: sentimental, emotional, sweet, feel good, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: actor, hollywood, ambition, actor's life, love and romance, actress, dog, movie star, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, showbiz, fall in love ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s, year 1931, year 1929 ...
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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 6.8
 57K
Inland Empire (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Poland, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: An actress's perception of reality becomes increasingly distorted as she finds herself falling for her co-star in a remake of an unfinished Polish production that was supposedly cursed.
Style: surreal, psychological, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: curse, seance, filmmaking, actress, debt, infidelity, murder, makeup artist, nightmare, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, los angeles, california, europe, usa ...
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 8.0
 7K
The Comeback (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The series initially follows Valerie Cherish (Kudrow), a veteran sitcom actress who has been out of the spotlight for more than a decade, as she attempts in 2005 to return to the industry that made her famous. Valerie lands a role on a new network ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, biting, captivating ...
Plot: comeback, actress, tv show, ambition, lifestyle, backstage, workplace, celebrity culture, media satire, self involved, disorder, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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 7.9
 740
Starlets (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Grosse Pointe is an American television parody series which aired on the WB Network during the 2000–2001 television season. Created by Darren Star, it was a satire depicting the behind-the-scenes drama on the set of a television show, and was ...
Style: parody, not serious, cynical, humorous, sitcom ...
Plot: backstage, satire, actor, actress, tv show, showbiz, actor's life, lifestyle, rivalry, artists and showbiz, starlet, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
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 7.1
 14K
Caramel (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Lebanon
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a beauty salon in Beirut the lives of five women cross paths. The beauty salon is a colorful and sensual microcosm where they share and entrust their hopes, fears and expectations.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: beauty salon, sexual attraction, friendship, sexual identity, actress, muslim, wedding, virginity, police officer, love and romance, workplace, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 70s
Place: lebanon, middle east, beirut lebanon, israel, new jersey
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 6.8
 50K
Judy (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Legendary performer Judy Garland arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.
Style: tragic ending, sad, emotional, factual, stylized ...
Plot: actress, female singer, singer, life is a bitch, life & death, hollywood, drug addict, ex husband ex wife relationship, custody battle, uptight character, older woman younger man relationship, mother child relationship ...
Time: 60s, 1930s, year 1969, year 1968
Place: london
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Bullets Over Broadway (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Set in 1920's New York City, this movie tells the story of idealistic young playwright David Shayne. Producer Julian Marx finally finds funding for the project from gangster Nick Valenti. The catch is that Nick's girl friend Olive Neal ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, atmospheric, light ...
Plot: gangsters, mafia, murder, broadway, playwright, rehearsal, actress, crimes, backstage, showbiz, actor, friendship ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Broken Embraces (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Harry Caine, a blind writer, reaches this moment in time when he has to heal his wounds from 14 years back. He was then still known by his real name, Mateo Blanco, and directing his last movie.
Style: neo noir, stylized, emotional, suspenseful, sentimental ...
Plot: obsession, betrayal, love triangle, jealousy, destructive relationship, filmmaking, blind character, actress, love, couple relations, romance, suffering ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s
Place: madrid, spain, europe, ibiza
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 7.5
 355K
The Aviator (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 170 min.
Story: A biopic depicting the life of filmmaker and aviation pioneer Howard Hughes from 1927 to 1947, during which time he became a successful film producer and an aviation magnate, while simultaneously growing more unstable due to severe ...
Style: captivating, realistic, stylized, serious, epic ...
Plot: success, pilot, businessman, aviator, mental illness, millionaire, aviation, test pilot, rise and fall, billionaire, corruption, nervous breakdown ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 1910s, 20th century, 1940s ...
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, houston texas, manhattan new york city ...
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 7.8
 174K
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: transvestism, friendship, hollywood, misfit, showbiz, actress, filmmaking, actor, ambition, desire for fame, life is a bitch, depression ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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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: twists and turns, psychological, neo noir, mind bending, surreal ...
Plot: mystery, hallucination, lesbian, surrealism, hollywood, lesbianism, obsession, strong sexual content, lesbian romance, dreams, alternate reality, nightmare ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 7.4
 7K
Mob City (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The true story of a decades-long conflict between the Los Angeles Police Department, under the determined leadership of Police Chief William Parker, and ruthless criminal elements led by Mickey Cohen, a one-time boxer who rose to the top of ...
Style: neo noir, tense, stylized, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, mafia, power struggle, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, actress, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, chief of police, conflict, corruption ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
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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, misfit, escapades, actress, road trip, movie business, vacation, love and romance, child in peril, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, london, europe, french riviera ...
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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: serious, touching, talky, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: actor's life, actress, love and romance, popularity, unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, retired, lost love, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, edo period, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 2000s ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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 8.1
 7K
Solsidan (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Solsidan is a Swedish television comedy series that premiered on 29 January 2010 on TV4. The series is named after a small part of Saltsjöbaden called Solsidan. It revolves around Alex and Anna who are expecting their first child and have just ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good ...
Plot: family relations, social relations, actress, ambition, couples, self fulfillment, greed, alienation, lifestyle, neighbor, pregnancy, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
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Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: The off-kilter, unscripted comic vision of Larry David, who plays himself in a parallel universe in which he can't seem to do anything right, and, by his standards, neither can anyone else.
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, funny, light ...
Plot: mishap, antisocial behavior, lifestyle, social awkwardness, comedian, social misfits, nothing goes right, buddies, showbiz, actress, actor, career ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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 7.6
 216K
Match Point (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Match Point is Woody Allen’s satire of the British High Society and the ambition of a young tennis instructor to enter into it. Yet when he must decide between two women - one assuring him his place in high society, and the other that would bring ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, psychological, talky, suspenseful ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, seduction, lust, fatal attraction, love and romance, destructive relationship, adultery, passionate interest, couples, instructor, tennis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe
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The Lives of Others (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A tragic love story set in East Berlin with the backdrop of an undercover Stasi controlled culture. Stasi captain Wieler is ordered to follow author Dreyman and plunges deeper and deeper into his life until he reaches the threshold of doubting the ...
Style: gloomy, sexual, tense, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: surveillance, cold war, stasi, spy, iron curtain, interrogation, communism, blackmail, german, espionage, politics, moral dilemma ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, year 1984
Place: germany, east germany, berlin germany, europe, german democratic republic ...
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 6.1
 1K
Just Write (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Hollywood tour bus driver poses as a screenwriter to romance an up-and-coming young actress.
Style: witty, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, opposites attract, love and romance, showbiz, dishonesty, mistaken identity, social differences, comedy of errors, bus, actress, writers, aspiring writer ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, beverly hills, los angeles
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The Mystery of Natalie Wood (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 172 min.
TV show
Story: Uses accounts from family, friends, and acquaintances to tell the story of Natalie Wood and how she started young, acting in the spotlight, making the transition from a childhood actress to serious actress, dating the top names in Hollywood, her ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: actress, price of fame, understanding, movie star, childhood, child star, husband wife relationship, marriage, extramarital affair, pregnancy, depression, suicide attempt ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 50s, 60s, 1940s
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Fish Without a Bicycle (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Comedy - Julianna (Jenna Mattison) is a struggling actress in a dead end relationship with Danny (Brad Rowe), a fireman who no longer lights her fire. When she decides to leave him and go "find herself" she ends up falling in love with an ...
Style: humorous, sexy, captivating, emotional, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, romance, love triangle, looking for love, wooing, infidelity, friends, actress, desire, frustration, director, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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