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, talky, humorous, clever, interesting and witty films and TV shows about / with actor, artists and showbiz, friendship, lifestyle, drinking, actor's life, dialogue, drinking alcohol, redemption and storytelling 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: Vicious (2013), The Artist (2011), This Is the End (2013), Lost in Translation (2003), Girls (2012), Ed Wood (1994), I'm Not There. (2007), Finding Neverland (2004), Coffee and Cigarettes (2003), Enemy (2013).

List of actor movies

 8.1
 8K
Vicious (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, not serious, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, actor, neighbor, elderly, verbal byplay, couples, gays and lesbians, old man, lgbt, guest, apartment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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 7.9
 231K
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, fame ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s, year 1932 ...
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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 6.6
 385K
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: not serious, humorous, dark humor, absurd, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, actor, celebrity, creature, end of the world, survival, disorder, panic, painting, party, farce, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles
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Lost in Translation (2003)
Genre: Comedy, 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, psychological, touching, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: loneliness, age difference, midlife crisis, culture clash, unlikely couple, actor, couple relations, friendship, older man younger woman relationship, dull life, housewife, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, kyoto japan, yale university
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 7.3
 65K
Girls (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: The assorted humiliations, disasters and rare triumphs of four very different twenty-something girls: Hannah, an aspiring writer; Marnie, an art gallery assistant and cousins Jessa and Shoshanna.
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: roommate, strong sexual content, female friendship, aspiring writer, friends, actor, ambitious, flirting, best friends, lifestyle, sexuality, everyday life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.8
 165K
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, filmmaking, actress, desire for fame, ambition, depression, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 6.9
 57K
I'm Not There. (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Germany, Canada, USA, France
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: realistic, serious, non-linear, stylized, meditative ...
Plot: music, actor, star, poet, african american, vietnam war, musician, ambition, artists and showbiz, musician's life, hopes, performer's life ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 50s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: usa, new york, harlem, london, woodstock ...
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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, heartbreaking, clever, inspirational ...
Plot: friendship, single parent, parents and children, writer's life, actor, family relations, death, funeral, artists and showbiz, human nature, widow, grief ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, edwardian era
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, contemplative, dark humor, clever ...
Plot: actor, conversation, lifestyle, family relations, friendship, musician, interview, coffee, smoking, cigarette, social relations, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 1920s
Place: usa, california, paris france, las vegas, memphis ...
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 6.9
 169K
Enemy (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, Spain, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mild-mannered college professor discovers a look-alike actor and delves into the other man's private affairs.
Style: twist ending, psychological, bleak, tense, surreal ...
Plot: symbolism, mystery, paranoia, actor, obsession, mental illness, delusion, professor, life turned upside down, disorder, mysterious character, lookalikes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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 7.6
 54K
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: silent film, sentimental, serious, emotional, touching ...
Plot: rising to stardom, actor, actor's life, exile, hollywood, childhood, artists and showbiz, success, lifestyle, ambition, mccarthyism, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 90s, 70s, 60s ...
Place: london, england, california, switzerland
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Life's Too Short (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, humorous, witty, dark humor, cynical ...
Plot: dwarf, actor, physical appearance, agent, ambition, actor's life, lifestyle, fame, comedian, everyday life, career, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
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 7.1
 38K
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, humorous, psychological, talky, clever ...
Plot: hostage, down on your luck, actor, native, lifestyle, showbiz, midlife crisis, star, heist, nothing goes right, career, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe, los angeles, brussels belgium, brussels
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 7.2
 76K
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, clubbing, friends, buddies, comedian, machismo, self esteem ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, las vegas, usa, new york, wisconsin ...
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 8.4
 158K
Entourage (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Film star Vince Chase navigates the vapid terrain of Los Angeles with a close circle of friends and his trusty agent.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, cynical ...
Plot: actor, hollywood, buddies, fame, friendship, producer, wealth, celebrity, lifestyle, actor's life, rising to stardom, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, beverly hills, usa
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The Death & Life of John F. Donovan (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
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: bleak, melancholic, thought provoking, captivating, rough
Audience: family outing
Plot: actor, pedophile, society, artists and showbiz, fall in love, dialogue, correspondence, child, relationship vs career, love and romance, redemption, police ...
Time: 80s, 2000s
Place: usa
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 8.2
 28K
Party Down (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, witty, humorous, not serious, cynical ...
Plot: actor, party, comedian, ambition, desire for fame, workplace, friendship, workplace situations, partners, team, coworker, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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 6.5
 8K
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, sincere, captivating, touching
Plot: cancer, actor, older man younger woman relationship, audition, divorced man, terminal illness, old man, dying, father daughter relationship, doctor, apology, friendship ...
Place: los angeles
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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, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: gender bending, gender, cross dressing, actor, mistress, actor's life, mistaken identity, lifestyle, overnight success, life is a bitch, human nature, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 17th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: london, europe, england, egypt
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 7.9
 679
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: not serious, cynical, humorous, sitcom, offbeat ...
Plot: parody, backstage, satire, actress, actor, tv show, lifestyle, actor's life, showbiz, rivalry, starlet, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
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Synecdoche, New York (2008)
Genre: 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, theater, actor, director, writer's life, writers, self fulfillment, artists and showbiz, therapist, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, usa, berlin germany, manhattan new york city
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 7.7
 16K
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: stylized, captivating, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: showbiz, actor's life, actor, singer, actress, producer, starlet, rising to stardom, ambition, desire for fame, lifestyle, follow your dream ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 8.0
 7K
The Trip (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 172 min.
TV show
Story: The Trip is a television sitcom series first broadcast on BBC Two and BBC HD in the United Kingdom. The series stars Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon as fictionalised versions of themselves undertaking a restaurant tour of northern England. The partly ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, contemplative, talky ...
Plot: restaurant, actor, comedian, actor's life, artists and showbiz, fame, impersonating, career, buddies, countryside, on the road, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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Toast of London (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Toast of London is a British comedy series following Steven Toast, an eccentric middle-aged actor with a chequered past who spends more time dealing with his problems off stage than performing on it.
Style: sitcom, surreal, light, humorous
Plot: actor, unrequited love, talent agent, rivalry, ambition, celebrity, agent, prostitute, british humour, recording studio, weirdo, bachelor ...
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 5.1
 678
Maladies (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A talented and successful actor retires at a young age due to a perceived mental illness. Now living in a small town with his deranged sister and his best friend, we watch as their Maladies intertwine.
Style: psychological, touching, emotional, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: mental illness, actor, siblings relations, family relations, mentally unstable, small town, friendship, split personality, misfit, gender bending, bench, friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1960s, 60s
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, serious, suspenseful, psychological, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, actor, danger, confined, crimes, isolation, survival, mind game, dishonesty, rivalry, 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, tragicomedy, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, extramarital affair, actor, aging, life turned upside down, love and romance, actor's life, artists and showbiz, love affair, husband wife relationship, infidelity, delusion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut, new england, manhattan new york city, new york
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 7.3
 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: realistic, serious, sentimental, captivating, clever
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, actor, dying young, actor's life, teen angst, rise and fall, rising to stardom, ambition, prodigy, lifestyle, life is a bitch ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s
Place: usa, indiana, new york, malibu california, santa monica california
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 7.4
 98K
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, love, love triangle, actor, gender disguise, romance, love and romance, theatrical agent, impersonation, double life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
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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: psychological, serious, realistic, talky, depressing ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, family relations, addiction, dysfunctional family, actor, redemption, actor's life, lifestyle, family life, human nature, life is a bitch, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: connecticut, ireland
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