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 offbeat films and TV shows about / with actor, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, friendship, actor's life, actress, satire, showbiz, disorder and friends plots mostly in Comedy, Drama 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), I'm Not There (2007), Coffee and Cigarettes (2003), JCVD (2008), Entourage (2004), This Is the End (2013), Life's Too Short (2011), Party Down (2009), Lost in Translation (2003).

List of actor movies

 8.0
 9K
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: humorous, not serious, sitcom, light, entertaining ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay, actor, verbal byplay, neighbor, couples, gays and lesbians, elderly, lgbt, old man, couple relations, guest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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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
 59K
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: serious, realistic, non-linear, stylized, meditative ...
Plot: poet, actor, music, african american, vietnam war, musician, ambition, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, hopes, musician's life, performer's life ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 50s, 20th century, year 1968 ...
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey, woodstock ...
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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, philosophical, clever, stylized ...
Plot: actor, conversation, lifestyle, family relations, friendship, musician, smoking, coffee, love and romance, social relations, artists and showbiz, cafe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1920s, 70s
Place: usa, california, memphis, las vegas, new york ...
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 7.1
 39K
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, lifestyle, midlife crisis, showbiz, heist, nothing goes right, crimes, career, media coverage, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, belgium, los angeles, brussels
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 8.5
 166K
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, not serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: hollywood, actor, buddies, fame, friendship, producer, wealth, celebrity, actor's life, lifestyle, rising to stardom, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, beverly hills, usa
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 6.6
 405K
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, satirical, absurd, parody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, celebrity, creature, end of the world, friends, actor, survival, disorder, chaos and mayhem, chaos, panic, painting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles
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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, cynical, witty, humorous, not serious ...
Plot: dwarf, actor, agent, fame, everyday life, comedian, actor's life, ambition, lifestyle, showbiz, dark humor, career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
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 8.3
 31K
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, humorous, witty, not serious, cynical ...
Plot: actor, party, comedian, desire for fame, ambition, workplace, friendship, workplace situations, partners, disorder, team, coworker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, captivating, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: loneliness, midlife crisis, age difference, culture clash, unlikely couple, unlikely friendships, couple relations, friendship, dull life, housewife, fish out of water, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, yale university, kyoto japan
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 7.3
 71K
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: strong sexual content, roommate, ambitious, aspiring writer, female friendship, friends, best friends, flirting, actor, everyday life, sexuality, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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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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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: psychological, twists and turns, surreal, ambiguous ending, depressing ...
Plot: existentialism, schizophrenic, depression, obsession, theater, actor, director, writer's life, writers, self fulfillment, artists and showbiz, therapist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, usa, berlin germany, manhattan new york city
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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
 8K
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, talky, cynical ...
Plot: restaurant, actor, comedian, fame, career, impersonating, actor's life, artists and showbiz, friendship, countryside, on the road, bonding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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 6.7
 497
Call DiCaprio! (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: The main character is the star of a popular TV series about doctors, actor Yegor Rumyantsev. Having achieved great success, he becomes an egoist and does not notice the feelings and experiences of those around him: he does not come to the shooting, ...
Style: bleak, suspense, psychological, touching, surprise ending ...
Plot: aids, terminal illness, illness, death of brother, sexually transmitted disease, death, actor, unrequited love, complex characters, love affair, love triangle, actor's life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: moscow russia
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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, heartbreaking, inspirational ...
Plot: parents and children, friendship, single parent, writer's life, family relations, death, funeral, actor, human nature, artists and showbiz, writers, widow ...
Time: 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century
Place: london, england, europe
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Saturday Night Live (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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: parody, not serious, humorous, witty, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: musician, singer, politics, performance, cross dressing, comedian, actor, workplace, artists and showbiz, friends, celebrity culture, adult humor ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, 80s, 70s ...
Place: usa, new york, america
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 8.3
 56K
Extras (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, not serious, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: aspiring actor, actor's life, workplace, actor, desire for fame, popularity, unsuccessful, lifestyle, best friends, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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 7.0
 405K
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: parody, humorous, not serious, exciting, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, satire, actor, disguise, chaos and mayhem, peril, filmmaking, showbiz, artists and showbiz, rivalry, actor's life, minefield ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: vietnam, southeast asia, asia
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 8.3
 121K
30 Rock (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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, parody, not serious, witty, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, showbiz, tv show, actor, female protagonist, employer employee relationship, writers, nothing goes right, workplace situations, verbal byplay, boss and employee, artists and showbiz ...
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: surreal, psychological, twists and turns, talky, cerebral ...
Audience: date night
Plot: subconscious, actor, puppeteer, body swapping, sexual identity, mind control, love triangle, psychology, obsession, satire, pets, chimpanzee ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)
Genre: 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: neo noir, twists and turns, humorous, absurd, funny ...
Plot: dark humor, murder, private detective, christmas, actor, investigation, thief, 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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 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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 7.7
 3K
Con Man (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 12 min.
TV show
Story: Con Man centers on the post-show life of Wray Nerely the co-star of “Spectrum,” a sci-fi series, which was canceled before its time and went on to become a cult classic beloved by fans. Wray’s good friend, Jack Moore starred as the series ...
Style: sincere, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: actor, coping, fan, artist, fandom, fan culture, pop culture, lifestyle, cultural icon, hopes, artists and showbiz, society ...
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 6.1
 4K
Rock'n Roll (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Guillaume Canet is told by a young co-star that he's no longer Rock'n' Roll and can't sell films anymore. He then tries to prove her wrong and gets help from his girlfriend, Marion Cotillard.
Style: light, feel good, humorous, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: producer, midlife crisis, director, actor, friend, french, love, plastic surgery, couples, ambition, friendship, rivalry ...
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Real Husbands of Hollywood (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Comedian and actor, Kevin Hart teams up with BET Networks to bring viewers one of the funniest shows on television "Real Husbands of Hollywood". The semi-scripted series is the fakest reality show ever following these men of Hollywood ...
Style: parody, humorous, feel good, captivating, light ...
Plot: hollywood, actor, actor's life, backstage, showbiz, comedian, celebrity culture, buddies, marriage, guest, african american, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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Bruce Lee in G.O.D. (2000)
Genre: Biography
Country: Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bruce Lee in G.O.D. is a "docudrama" about the filming of Game of Death. The first 40 minutes of the film is a dramitisation of events before Lee dropped filming for GOD to do Enter the Dragon, interspersed with interviews with people ...
Style: realistic, captivating, exciting, serious
Plot: martial arts, bruce lee, actor, martial artist, tough guy, warrior, asian, jeet kune do, kung fu fighting, kung fu classic, philosopher, chinaman ...
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Glamour Dolls (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This is the story of two male prostitutes who want to become professional actors and how they struggle to get into show business.
Style: light, sentimental, sexy, captivating, humorous
Plot: showbiz, male prostitution, love, glamour, pimp, actor, audition, nightlife, friendship, drugs, success, nightclub ...
Place: london
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An Adventure in Space and Time (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 86 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, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Plot: success, producer, director, time travel, actor, backstage, cultural icon, artists and showbiz, tv show, media, television, mentor protege relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1964, year 1966, year 1965 ...
Place: england, london
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