Actor movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant actor movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, talky, clever, witty and interesting films and TV shows about / with actor, artists and showbiz, friendship, lifestyle, actor's life, storytelling, dialogue, drinking, mentor and actress plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as actor: The Artist (2011), Ed Wood (1994), This Is the End (2013), Lost in Translation (2003), Vicious (2013), I'm Not There. (2007), Finding Neverland (2004), Coffee and Cigarettes (2003), Chaplin (1992), Life's Too Short (2011).

List of actor movies

 7.9
 219K
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, light, colourful, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: actor, hollywood, ambition, actor's life, love and romance, silent film, dog, movie star, actress, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, showbiz ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s, 1950s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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 7.8
 159K
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, friendship, hollywood, misfit, showbiz, transvestism, filmmaking, actress, ambition, desire for fame, life is a bitch, depression ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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 6.6
 364K
This Is the End (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: While attending a party at James Franco's house, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel and many other celebrities are faced with the apocalypse.
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, feel good, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, actor, party, farce, survival, disorder, panic, celebrity, end of the world, monster, chaos, marijuana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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Lost in Translation (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two lost souls visiting Tokyo -- the young, neglected wife of a photographer and a washed-up movie star shooting a TV commercial -- find an odd solace and pensive freedom to be real in each other's company, away from their lives in America.
Style: melancholic, atmospheric, touching, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: loneliness, midlife crisis, age difference, culture clash, actor, couple relations, dull life, photographer, advertising, marriage, friendship, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, yale university
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 8.1
 7K
Vicious (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Freddie and Stuart are an old couple who have been together for decades and bicker constantly. Their lives are turned upside down by their new upstairs neighbor Ash, who is sure to cause trouble in their mundane lives.
Style: humorous, sitcom, not serious, light, colourful ...
Plot: gay relationship, couples, gay, elderly, verbal byplay, neighbor, gays and lesbians, actor, lgbt, homosexual, guest, old man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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 6.9
 54K
I'm Not There. (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Western
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Six actors portray six personas of music legend Bob Dylan in scenes depicting various stages of his life, chronicling his rise from unknown folksinger to international icon and revealing how Dylan constantly reinvented himself.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, non-linear, meditative ...
Plot: actor, music, musician, rock, star, vietnam war, poet, african american, ambition, hopes, musician's life, performer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, minnesota, manhattan new york city, new jersey, england ...
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Finding Neverland (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Finding Neverland is an amusing drama about how the story of Peter Pan and Neverland came to be. During a writing slump play writer J.M. Barrie meets the widowed Sylvia and her three children who soon become an important part of Barrie’s life and ...
Style: touching, sentimental, clever, emotional, inspirational ...
Plot: friendship, single parent, parents and children, writer's life, actor, death, funeral, human nature, artists and showbiz, widow, rehearsal, doctor ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century
Place: london, england, europe
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Coffee and Cigarettes (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Japan, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Coffee And Cigarettes is a collection of eleven films from cult director Jim Jarmusch. Each film hosts star studded cast of extremely unique individuals who all share the common activities of conversing while drinking coffee and smoking cigarettes.
Style: meditative, humorous, clever, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: actor, lifestyle, coffee, friendship, cigarette, musician, interview, social relations, artists and showbiz, cafe, friends, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1920s
Place: usa, california, paris france
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 7.6
 50K
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: sentimental, emotional, serious, touching, factual ...
Plot: silent film, actor, rising to stardom, actor's life, exile, childhood, artists and showbiz, success, ambition, lifestyle, hollywood, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1940s, 1960s, 1930s ...
Place: london, switzerland, england, california
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Life's Too Short (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Life's Too Short is a British sitcom mockumentary created and written by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant from an idea by Warwick Davis, and is as described by Gervais, about "the life of a showbiz dwarf".
Style: sitcom, dark humor, cynical, humorous, witty ...
Plot: dwarf, actor, physical appearance, agent, ambition, actor's life, lifestyle, fame, everyday life, comedian, workplace, financial problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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 7.1
 36K
JCVD (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Between his tax problems and his legal battle with his wife for the custody of his daughter, these are hard times for the action movie star who finds that even Steven Seagal has pinched a role from him! Jean-Claude Van Damme returns to the country ...
Style: realistic, psychological, humorous, talky, clever ...
Plot: down on your luck, actor, native, lifestyle, showbiz, midlife crisis, star, heist, nothing goes right, career, crimes, trapped ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, belgium, brussels belgium, los angeles
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 7.2
 72K
Swingers (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This is a story about Mike, a guy who left his girl in New York when he came to LA to be a star. It's been six months since his girlfriend left him and he's not doing so good. So, his pal and some other friends try and get him back in the ...
Style: realistic, feel good, entertaining, sexy, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: actor, party, swinger, hollywood, starting over, friendship, friends, clubbing, buddies, comedian, self esteem, dating ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, las vegas, usa, wisconsin, california
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 8.4
 153K
Entourage (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Film star Vince Chase navigates the vapid terrain of Los Angeles with a close circle of friends and his trusty agent.
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: actor, buddies, friendship, fame, producer, celebrity, wealth, womanizer, lifestyle, actor's life, rising to stardom, success ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, beverly hills
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The Death & Life of John F. Donovan (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A movie star finds his correspondence with an 11-year-old actor exposed, prompting assumptions that begin to destroy his life and career.
Style: captivating, bleak, thought provoking, melancholic, rough
Audience: family outing
Plot: actor, pedophile, artists and showbiz, society, fall in love, dialogue, correspondence, child, relationship vs career, redemption, love and romance, police ...
Time: 80s, 2000s
Place: usa
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 8.3
 26K
Party Down (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Party Down is an American comedy television series that follows a Los Angeles, California, catering team for the titular company. The sextet of aspiring Hollywood actors and writers, as well as drifting lost souls, work small-time catering gigs ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, cynical ...
Plot: actor, party, comedian, ambition, desire for fame, workplace situations, workplace, friendship, disorder, partners, team, coworker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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 6.5
 7K
The Hero (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lee, a former Western film icon, is living a comfortable existence lending his golden voice to advertisements and smoking weed. After receiving a lifetime achievement award and unexpected news, Lee reexamines his past, while a chance meeting with a ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, captivating
Plot: actor, cancer, audition, divorced man, older man younger woman relationship, terminal illness, old man, dying, father daughter relationship, doctor, apology, friendship ...
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 7.1
 10K
Stage Beauty (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Humble Maria, who outfits top London theater star Ned Kynaston, takes none of the credit for the male actor's success at playing women. And because this is the 17th century, Maria, like other females, is prohibited from pursuing her dream of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, baroque, stylized, intense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gender bending, gender, actor, mistress, actor's life, mistaken identity, cross dressing, overnight success, lifestyle, gay, life is a bitch, human nature ...
Time: 17th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: london, europe, england, egypt
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An Adventure in Space and Time (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This special one-off drama travels back in time to 1963 to see how Doctor Who was first brought to the screen. Actor William Hartnell felt trapped by a succession of hard-man roles. Wannabe producer Verity Lambert was frustrated by the TV ...
Style: captivating, sincere, sentimental, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: producer, director, actor, tv show, success, cultural icon, artists and showbiz, backstage, media, mentor protege relationship, doctor who, television studio ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1964, 1960s, year 1966 ...
Place: england, london
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Synecdoche, New York (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A theater director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he attempts to create a life-size replica of New York inside a warehouse as part of his new play.
Style: surreal, psychological, twists and turns, ambiguous ending, depressing ...
Plot: existentialism, depression, obsession, actor, director, writer's life, self fulfillment, theater, therapist, alienation, suicide, actress ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, berlin germany
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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: realistic, serious, stylized, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: actor's life, showbiz, producer, actress, actor, singer, desire for fame, lifestyle, starlet, ambition, follow your dream, rising to stardom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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 5.5
 3K
Catch Hell (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Former Hollywood star Reagan Pearce (Ryan Phillippe) is kidnapped by two men connected to his past while on location in Louisiana. When he wakes up bound and chained in a rundown shack, he soon discovers the real motives of his captors and finds ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, actor, danger, isolation, confined, crimes, survival, rivalry, mind game, dishonesty, actor's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
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 5.6
 6K
The Humbling (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Following a breakdown and suicide attempt, an aging actor becomes involved with a much younger woman but soon finds that it's difficult to keep pace with her.
Style: semi serious, dark humor, humorous, realistic, tragicomedy ...
Plot: extramarital affair, older man younger woman relationship, actor, aging, life turned upside down, actor's life, love and romance, love affair, artists and showbiz, husband wife relationship, infidelity, delusion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut, new england, manhattan new york city
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Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: The film follows one day in the lives of the Tyrone family, each member is troubled and has been damaged by alcohol and/or drugs. In addition, they have issues with each other that lead to fights and an inability to reconcile completely with one ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, talky, depressing ...
Plot: addiction, dysfunctional family, actor, redemption, family life, family relations, human nature, actor's life, lifestyle, one day, drug abuse, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: connecticut, ireland
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Saturday Night Live (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show created by Lorne Michaels. The show's comedy sketches, which parody contemporary culture and politics, are performed by a large and varying cast of repertory and newer cast members. ...
Style: not serious, humorous, talky, witty, topical humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: singer, musician, parody, comedian, politics, cross dressing, performance, actor, friends, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 70s, 80s ...
Place: usa, new york, america
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 8.3
 49K
Extras (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, humorous, cynical, not serious ...
Plot: aspiring actor, actor's life, workplace, actor, desire for fame, popularity, lifestyle, friendship, best friends, unsuccessful, nothing goes right, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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 7.0
 356K
Tropic Thunder (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Vietnam veteran 'Four Leaf' Tayback's memoir, Tropic Thunder, is being made into a film, but Director Damien Cockburn can’t control the cast of prima donnas. Behind schedule and over budget, Cockburn is ordered by a studio executive ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, intense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parody, jungle, disguise, actor, chaos and mayhem, peril, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, danger, rivalry, showbiz, actor's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: vietnam, southeast asia, asia
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 8.2
 105K
30 Rock (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: 30 Rock is an American television comedy series that ran on NBC from October 11, 2006, to January 31, 2013, and was created by Tina Fey. The series, which is loosely based on Fey's experiences as head writer for Saturday Night Live, takes place ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, witty, topical humor ...
Plot: friendship, writing, parody, tv show, actor, showbiz, female protagonist, employer employee relationship, nothing goes right, boss and employee, verbal byplay, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Being John Malkovich (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Spike Jonze’s debut feature film is a love story mix of comedy and fantasy. The story is about an unsuccessful puppeteer named Craig, who one day at work finds a portal into the head of actor John Malkovich. The portal soon becomes a passion for ...
Style: offbeat, surreal, psychological, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: actor, puppeteer, subconscious, mind control, sexual identity, psychology, obsession, love triangle, pet, manipulation, lesbian, immortality ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A petty thief posing as an actor is brought to Los Angeles for an unlikely audition and finds himself in the middle of a murder investigation along with his high school dream girl and a detective who's been training him for his upcoming role...
Style: dark humor, humorous, twists and turns, absurd, funny ...
Plot: thief, neo noir, murder, christmas, private detective, actor, investigation, lifestyle, disorder, dishonesty, mistaken identity, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, venice beach california, denver colorado ...
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The Hottest State (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A young actor from Texas tries to make it in New York while struggling in his relationship with a beautiful singer/songwriter.
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: musician, sexuality, actor, love affair, young lovers, youth, couple relations, romance, fall in love, musician's life, lifestyle, actor's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa, new york, mexico, connecticut ...
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