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, stylized, talky, melancholic, interesting and unusual plot structure films and TV shows about / with actress, artists and showbiz, storytelling, mentor, loneliness, dialogue, runaway, actor's life, filmmaking and pornography plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
actress movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as actress: Feud: Bette and Joan (2017), Perfect Blue (1997), Smash (2012), Interview (2007), Caramel (2007), The Fan (1981), Clouds of Sils Maria (2014), My Week with Marilyn (2011), Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008), La Belle Époque (2019).

List of actress movies

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, feud, actress, jealousy, movie star, glory, aging, woman, workplace problem, family problems, loneliness ...
Time: 60s
Place: los angeles
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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: anime, surreal, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, suspense, serial killer, twists and turns, stalking, obsession, mentally unstable, actor's life, performance, actress, psychopath, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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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: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized, dramatic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: actress, showbiz, dancer, actor's life, young woman, singer, producer, actor, starlet, follow your dream, lifestyle, ambition ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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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, stylized, talky ...
Plot: journalism, manipulation, actress, secrets, depression, character study, videotaping, loser, betrayal, deal, lie, strong female character ...
Place: new jersey, washington d.c., usa, europe, former yugoslavia ...
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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: romantic, touching, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: beauty salon, sexual attraction, lesbian, friendship, self discovery, actress, wedding, police officer, love and romance, workplace, couples, gender ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 21st century
Place: middle east, lebanon, israel, beirut lebanon, new jersey
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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, psychological, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, murder, stalking, obsessed fan, actress, stalker, woman in danger, price of fame, maniac, actor's life, psychopath, secretary ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
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Clouds of Sils Maria (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A veteran actress comes face-to-face with an uncomfortable reflection of herself when she agrees to take part in a revival of the play that launched her career 20 years earlier.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, psychological, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Plot: actress, aging, lesbian, skinny dipping, divorce, women, loneliness, character study, suicide, obsession, psychology, suicide attempt ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: switzerland, alps, california, paris france, swiss alps ...
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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, romantic, melancholic, factual, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: historical figure, fame, love, hollywood, actress, actor's life, movie star, ambition, cultural icon, women, depression, celebrity ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1956
Place: england, london, california, europe
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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, light, humorous, romantic, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love affair, love and romance, social differences, friendship, actress, fall in love, love triangle, couples, high society, farce, homeless, actor's life ...
Time: 1930s, year 1939, 20th century, pre world war two
Place: england, london, europe
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La Belle Époque (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Victor, a disillusioned sexagenarian, sees his life turned upside down on the day when Antoine, a brilliant entrepreneur, offers him a new kind of attraction: mixing theatrical artifices and historical reconstruction, this company offers his clients ...
Style: unusual plot structure, romantic, humorous, sweet, psychological ...
Plot: husband wife conflict, actress, sex orgy, orgy, dinner, nostalgia, romanticism, theater, party, husband wife relationship, drugs, memories ...
Place: france
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Maps to the Stars (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, Germany, France, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Driven by an intense need for fame and validation, members of a dysfunctional Hollywood family are chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts.
Style: surreal, stylized, disturbing, cynical, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, hollywood, mental illness, aspiring actor, child star, obsession, actress, mother daughter relationship, satire, threesome, haunted by the past, menage a trois ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, canada, usa, beverly hills
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What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Two aging film actresses live as virtual recluses in an old Hollywood mansion. Jane Hudson, a successful child star, cares for her crippled sister Blanche, whose career in later years eclipsed that of Jane. Now the two live together, their ...
Style: gothic, psychological, scary, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mental illness, female protagonist, sister sister relationship, jealousy, sibling rivalry, child star, aging, dysfunctional family, filmmaking, actress, violence, suspense ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1910s, year 1935, year 1917 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Eight and a Half (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: art house, psychological, surreal, reflective, philosophical ...
Plot: filmmaking, surrealism, childhood, midlife crisis, mistress, loneliness, stream of consciousness, memory, flashback, adultery, actress, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 60s
Place: rome italy, italy, vatican, europe, paris france ...
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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, biting, humorous, not serious, captivating ...
Plot: comeback, actress, tv show, lifestyle, ambition, workplace, celebrity culture, media satire, backstage, self involved, disorder, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, usa
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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: sitcom, humorous, sentimental, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, popularity, teenage girl, siblings relations, parents and children, teenager, youth, high school life, high school, favoritism among siblings, twin sister, family life ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa, wisconsin
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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: psychological, serious, tense, realistic, gloomy
Plot: actor's life, losing-it hero, power relations, artists and showbiz, actress, mentor protege relationship, self destructing, audition, theater, teachers and students, twentysomething life, school ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
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La La Land (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile ...
Style: sad, romantic, touching, emotional, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, family outing, teens, date night
Plot: music, jazz, love, dancing, musician, audition, love story, bigger dreams, jazz club, destiny, rags to riches, dreams ...
Time: future, 2010s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, paris france, california
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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, anime, stylized, serious ...
Plot: team, hacker, thief, outsmarting, unconventional method, society, mastermind, escapades, teamwork, hidden identity, investigator, partners in crime ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: usa
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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, disturbing, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Plot: macabre, insanity, surrealism, alternate reality, filmmaking, curse, murder, nightmare, mysticism, doppelganger, infidelity, brutality ...
Time: 21st century
Place: poland, los angeles, usa, california, europe ...
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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: suspenseful, emotional, romantic
Plot: actress, hotel room, best friend, reporter, alcohol abuse, actor's life, deception, family problems, troubled marriage, trust, fame, childhood friend ...
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Cattle Call (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A guy starts a fake casting agency in hopes that he will meet his soul mate.
Style: sexy, semi serious, humorous, witty, sex comedy ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: audition, fictional reality show, erotica, actress, best friends, looking for sex, cons and scams, singleness, dishonesty, misfit, sex toy, nothing goes right ...
Place: los angeles, usa
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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, sitcom, cynical, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: backstage, actress, actor, tv show, actor's life, rivalry, showbiz, lifestyle, starlet, artists and showbiz, workplace intrigue, celebrity culture ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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Beauty Spot (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, touching, sentimental, thought provoking, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night
Plot: hollywood, ambition, showbiz, actor, love and romance, filmmaking, movie star, actor's life, actress, love, art, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 50s, 20th century, year 1929 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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The Limehouse Golem (2016)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A series of murders has shaken the community to the point where people believe that only a legendary creature from dark times – the mythical Golem – must be responsible.
Style: gothic, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, suspense, murder, murder trial, hanging, confession, diary, fame, jealousy, actress, playwright ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s, 1870s
Place: scotland yard, 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: light, humorous, funny, atmospheric, talky ...
Plot: gangsters, mafia, broadway, murder, actor, writers, playwright, rehearsal, actress, satire, backstage, friendship ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century
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, emotional, stylized, erotic, sexy ...
Plot: obsession, filmmaking, betrayal, jealousy, love triangle, destructive relationship, tragic love, blind character, actress, couple relations, suffering, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 2000s, 80s, 90s, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain, iberian peninsula, ibiza, europe ...
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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: epic, realistic, stylized, captivating, factual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, success, businessman, aviation, corruption, test pilot, obsessive compulsive disorder, filmmaking, pilot, billionaire, millionaire, character study ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 1940s, 50s, 1910s ...
Place: los angeles, california, new york, connecticut, usa ...
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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: humorous, atmospheric, stylized, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, showbiz, misfit, drug addiction, friendship, director, character study, actress, lgbtq, transvestism, desire for fame ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Nina Wu (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan, Malaysia, Myanmar
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Nina Wu, a girl who leaves small theatre company in the country for the big city in pursuit of her actress dream. The wait seems to be endless, as she lives a lonely and repressed life combined with hereditary condition, she suffers from minor ...
Style: psychological, captivating, art film, surprise ending, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: audition, actress, rivalry, movie actress, lgbtq, following a dream, bigger dreams, coping, ambition, lifestyle, dreaming, follow your dream ...
Place: taipei
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The Little Drummer Girl (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 342 min.
TV show
Story: Brilliant young actress Charlie strikes up an acquaintance with an intriguing stranger while on holiday in Greece, but it rapidly becomes apparent that his intentions are far from romantic.
Style: atmospheric, tense, stylized, captivating, anime ...
Plot: spy, double agent, arab israeli conflict, female spy, espionage, terrorism, mossad, actress, penetration, intelligence agency, sting operation, infiltration ...
Time: 70s
Place: israel, palestine
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