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, melancholic, talky, visually appealing, humorous and stylized films and TV shows about / with actress, artists and showbiz, mentor, dialogue, storytelling, loneliness, actor's life, runaway, weird and greed plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as actress: Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008), Liv and Maddie (2013), FEUD (2017), Leverage (2008), The Artist (2011), Inland Empire (2006), Interview (2007), The Comeback (2005), Starlets (2000), Caramel (2007).

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: actress, love affair, high society, love and romance, social differences, governess, friendship, love triangle, pianist, fall in love, lifestyle, actor's life ...
Time: 1930s, year 1939, 30s, 20th century, pre world war two
Place: england, london, europe
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Liv and Maddie (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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, not serious, feel good, sitcom ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing
Plot: popularity, teenage life, youth, twins, rivalry, high school life, actress, parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, supportive parent, teenage girl ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin
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 8.5
 16K
FEUD (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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, thought provoking, humorous, melancholic, factual ...
Plot: filmmaking, feud, movie star, hollywood, actress, jealousy, glory, woman, aging, workplace problem, family problems, relationship problems ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: los angeles
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 7.9
 41K
Leverage (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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, suspenseful, serious
Plot: hacker, outsmarting, thief, team, escapades, crimes, unconventional method, mastermind, surveillance, actress, crime, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
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 7.9
 227K
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: silent film, sentimental, emotional, feel good, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: actor, hollywood, ambition, actor's life, love and romance, actress, movie star, dog, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, showbiz, dancer ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s, 1950s ...
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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 6.9
 52K
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, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, danger, actress, debt, seance, infidelity, murder, makeup artist, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, nightmare, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, los angeles, california, europe, usa ...
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 6.8
 13K
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, clever ...
Plot: journalism, interview, actress, loser, videotaping, deal, lie, betrayal, scar, strong female character, politics, paparazzi ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., former yugoslavia, europe, new york, usa ...
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 8.0
 6K
The Comeback (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, captivating, cynical ...
Plot: comeback, actress, tv show, lifestyle, ambition, backstage, celebrity culture, workplace, media satire, worn out, disorder, self involved ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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 7.9
 669
Starlets (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: not serious, humorous, cynical, sitcom, realistic ...
Plot: parody, backstage, satire, actress, actor, tv show, rivalry, lifestyle, actor's life, showbiz, workplace intrigue, starlet ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa
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 7.1
 12K
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: virginity, friendship, beauty salon, sexual identity, actress, muslim, sexual attraction, wedding, lesbian, police officer, love and romance, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 70s
Place: lebanon, middle east, beirut lebanon, israel, new jersey
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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, film within a film, love and romance, popularity, haunted by the past, retired, unfulfilled love, female protagonist, interview, mother daughter relationship, lost love ...
Time: 20th century, victorian era, 70s, 50s, 1930s ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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 7.7
 16K
Smash (2012)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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: stylized, captivating, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: showbiz, actor's life, producer, actor, actress, singer, ambition, starlet, lifestyle, desire for fame, follow your dream, rising to stardom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 8.0
 53K
Perfect Blue (1997)
Genre: Animation, Horror, 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: psychological, tense, suspenseful, surreal, twists and turns ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, singer, murder, tv show, mind game, woman in danger, actress, split personality, serial killer, actor's life, mentally unstable ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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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, crime, crimes, actor, backstage, showbiz ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 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: stylized, emotional, sentimental, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, obsession, love triangle, jealousy, destructive relationship, neo noir, filmmaking, actress, love, couple relations, romance, suffering ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: madrid, spain, europe, ibiza
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 7.5
 325K
The Aviator (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
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, epic, factual, suspense, compassionate ...
Plot: businessman, aviation, mental illness, pilot, millionaire, rise and fall, corruption, nervous breakdown, fame, phobia, blackmail, actress ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 1910s, 30s, 20s ...
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, connecticut ...
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 7.8
 163K
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: actor, transvestism, friendship, hollywood, misfit, showbiz, actress, filmmaking, desire for fame, ambition, depression, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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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: tense, sincere, gloomy, bleak, compassionate ...
Plot: surveillance, cold war, voyeurism, espionage, blackmail, german, interrogation, communism, iron curtain, politics, actress, moral dilemma ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1984
Place: germany, east germany, berlin germany, german democratic republic, europe ...
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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: mind bending, psychological, twists and turns, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: mystery, lesbian, lesbian sex, neo noir, obsession, hollywood, strong sexual content, hallucination, dreams, lesbianism, cowboy, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, hollywood star
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 7.5
 7K
Mob City (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: tense, stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, organized crime, mafia, power struggle, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, actress, crimes, conflict, police chief, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 50s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
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 7.4
 95K
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, clever, feel good, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: cross dressing, gender bending, actress, agent, love triangle, love, audition, actor's life, roommate, live broadcast, reputation, serenade ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
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Mr. Bean's Holiday (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK, France, Germany
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, goofy hero, misfit, escapades, actress, videotaping, road trip, movie business, video camera, vacation, love and romance, child in peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, london, europe, england ...
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Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
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, comedy of errors, lifestyle, social awkwardness, comedian, showbiz, social misfits, actress, actor, buddies, everyday life, success ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
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 7.6
 202K
Match Point (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Ireland, Luxembourg, France
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, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, seduction, adultery, destructive relationship, love and romance, lust, fatal attraction, tennis, instructor, passionate interest, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
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 6.3
 965
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, bus, love and romance, showbiz, social differences, dishonesty, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, tour guide, actress, aspiring writer ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, beverly hills, california, los angeles
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3 Days in Quiberon (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Austria, France, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 1981, Quiberon, a small village on the coast of Brittany, France. Hilde Fritsch arrives to visit her old friend who has retreated to a spa hotel to escape the daily pressures of her life. Her friend is world-famous star Romy Schneider, but together, ...
Style: based on true events, emotional, suspenseful, romantic
Plot: interview, actress, best friend, reporter, hotel room, photo shoot, photographer, actor's life, deception, fame, troubled marriage, trust ...
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On the Beach at Night Alone (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An actress wanders around a seaside town, pondering her relationship with a married man.
Style: melancholic, sincere, captivating, disturbing
Plot: loneliness, introspection, travel, beach, actress, infidelity, love affair, drinking, self discovery, romance, bookstore, adultery ...
Place: germany, south korea
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 7.1
 176
Women Women (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The fantasies and dreams of two over-the-hill actresses are intertwined with their realities, as the two roommates struggle to survive their day-to-day lives in the expensive and difficult world of Paris.
Style: semi serious, realistic, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: aging, alcohol abuse, actor's life, best friends, ambition, unfulfillment, desire for fame, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, midlife crisis, female friendship, actress ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
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 4.2
 196
Bad Actress (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Alyssa Rampart Pillage is a washed up TV queen whose career has been reduced to starring in commercials for her husband Bernie’s appliance empire. When their tree hugging daughter Topanga dies in a tragic golf ball accident, Bernie goes off the ...
Style: semi serious, dark humor, realistic, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, psychopath, family problems, disorder, family relations, actor's life, couple relations, celebrity culture, deadly, injustice, hollywood, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Cracks in the Shell (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Fine suffers from not being seen but she also does her best at not being noticed, even though she is an acting student. At night, when her mentally handicapped sister Jule cannot get to sleep and stereotypically bangs her head against the wall, Fine ...
Style: serious, psychological, tense, realistic, gloomy
Plot: actor's life, losing-it hero, power relations, artists and showbiz, actress, self destruction, mentor protege relationship, audition, theater, teachers and students, sexual content, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
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