Amateur theater movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant amateur theater movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, feel good and light films and TV shows about / with amateur theater, rehearsal, friendship, husband wife relationship, theater, nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations, couples, small town and love and romance plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as amateur theater: Rise (2018), State and Main (2000), Mad Love (2015), A Man of No Importance (1994), A Chorus of Disapproval (1989), A Silent Agreement (2017), Without Apparent Motive (1971), Cookie's Fortune (1999), Hamlet 2 (2008), Big Stone Gap (2014).

List of amateur theater movies

 6.8
 5K
Rise (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A working class high school drama department and the students come alive under a passionate teacher and family man whose dedication to the program galvanizes the entire town.
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, emotional, inspirational ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, high school teacher, theatre play, gay, teacher, small town, school teacher, youth, teenage life, teachers and students, school club, teacher student relationship ...
Place: pennsylvania
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 6.7
 21K
State and Main (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Hollywood Film unit invades a small Vermont town leading to wholesale abandonment of values and virtue. A smart, warm and funny movie - and not just for movie buffs. Tagline: When a film crew came to Waterford, Vermont - They Shot First And Asked ...
Style: talky, feel good, humorous, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, hollywood, filmmaking, greed, movie business, lifestyle, love and romance, small town life, americana, disorder, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, england, vermont
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 6.7
 225
Mad Love (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: 1959. Guilty of a double-murder, a man is beheaded. At the bottom of the basket that just welcomed it, the head of the dead man tells his story: everything was going so well! Admired priest, great lover - his earthly paradise seemed to have no end. ...
Style: psychological, touching, rough, suspenseful, unusual plot structure
Plot: pregnant teenager, priest, murder, unwanted pregnancy, fall in love, death, little girl, death sentence, confession, rape, snow, execution ...
Time: year 1959, 50s
Place: france
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A Man of No Importance (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Alfie Byrne is a middle-aged bus conductor in Dublin in 1963. He would appear to live a life of quiet desperation: he's gay, but firmly closeted, and his sister is always trying to find him "the right girl". His passion is Oscar ...
Style: sexy, cerebral, enigmatic, talky, satirical ...
Plot: gay, working class, homosexuality, self discovery, small town, bus, nudity (full frontal - brief), poetry, lgbt, gay slur, culture clash, greed ...
Time: 60s, year 1963, 70s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, england, europe
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A Chorus of Disapproval (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Guy Jones (Irons) moves to a small British town and joins the local amateur dramatics society as a way to meet people. However he soon finds the drama offstage far outweighs those onstage.
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, sexual, humorous
Plot: cons and scams, homecoming, small town, lifestyle, dishonesty, love and romance, actor's life, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz, couples, small town life, showbiz ...
Time: 80s
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A Silent Agreement (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Reuben, a sensitive writer, grapples with a speech impediment as his boyfriend, Derek, a profoundly deaf Human Rights activist, provides strategies to restore his confidence and communication skills. When Reuben approaches an over-the-hill film ...
Style: intellectual, realistic, disturbing, compassionate, romantic ...
Plot: deaf, gay, deafness, discrimination, altruism, cerebral palsy, troubled past, mourning, emotional breakdown, dying young, tragic event, lawyer client relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sydney australia, australia
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Without Apparent Motive (1971)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A serie of murders is comitted in Nice on the French riviera. The commissaire Carella is in charge and tries to find a missing link between all these murders.
Plot: serial killer, rape and revenge, astrologer, zodiac, traumatic experience, revenge motive, playwright, revenge, rape, police officer, tv show, police detective ...
Time: 70s
Place: south of france, french riviera, cote d'azur, france, nice france
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A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The follow-up to the hugely-successful and Oscar-nominated 2015 film.
Style: feel good, entertaining, captivating, humorous, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: sheep, dog, robot, anthropomorphism, painting, rescue, adventure, heroes, escapades, chase, entity, alien creature ...
Time: contemporary
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Cookie's Fortune (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Conflict arises in the small town of Holly Springs when an old woman's death causes a variety of reactions among family and friends.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, visually appealing, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: suicide, investigation, murder, dysfunctional family, death, crimes, eccentricity, greed, satire, obsession, fantasy world, lawyer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: mississippi, usa, texas, southern usa
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 6.3
 17K
Hamlet 2 (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: From the same people that brought you "Little Miss Sunshine," Hamlet 2 is the story of Dana Marschz, a high school drama teacher facing the cancellation of his program. A spoof on the typical story of bringing inner city and privileged ...
Style: humorous, talky, stylized, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teachers and students, teacher, satire, dysfunctional family, school, youth, rehearsal, cheerleading, love, husband wife relationship, student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, arizona, new york, san diego california, manhattan new york city ...
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Big Stone Gap (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A story centered around a transitional point in the life of Ave Maria Mulligan, the heart of her community in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good
Plot: female protagonist, wedding, small town, marriage proposal, lawyer, family home, job offer, family relations, love and romance, couples, girl power, spinster ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, appalachia
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 6.2
 485
Insect (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Dung Beetle is late, the Parasite is asleep and Mrs Larva is more interested in her knitting than the director’s instructions. It’s clear: this amateur theatre company has a long way to go before they can perform their version of The Insect ...
Style: allegory, psychotronic, humorous, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: beetle, cockroach, insect, hallucination, actor, dark humor, director, dog, baby, actress, transformation, murder ...
Place: central europe
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How the World Is Losing Poets (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 90 min.
Style: cult film, teen comedy
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), rivals, theatre director, poet, classmate classmate relationship, choreographer, school principal, butcher, naked in public, locked door, locked in, man in underwear ...
Place: central europe
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 5.6
 285
Route 30 (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: 3 interconnecting stories set along the Lincoln Highway in South Central Pennsylvania.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, realistic ...
Plot: amish, urban legend, farm, society, introspection, small town, writers, adventure, rivalry, friendship, moving, bigfoot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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Cuckoo in a Dark Forest (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in World War 2 as the Germans occupy Czechoslovakia, teenage Emilka's father is murdered by the Nazis, but she is selected for special treatment by virtue of being blonde. She is billeted with the commandant of a concentration camp near the ...
Plot: children, world war two, nazi, wartime life, stroke, adoptive mother, adoptive father, postman, bombing, vigilantism, lifestyle change, inner voice ...
Time: 1940s
Place: poland, germany, central europe, prague
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A Voyage Round My Father (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A successful lawyer struck with blindness in middle age continues his battles in the courtroom with the assistance of his family. As his son deals with bitter memories of their relationship, he also seeks his father's respect and love and in ...
Plot: post war, father, world war two, father son relationship, lawyer, weirdo, cynicism, atheism, divorce lawyer, nature, boarding school, lesbianism ...
Place: england
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 7.2
 929
The Boys (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When Continuation War started in Summer 1941, German soldiers arrived to Oulu. With their charm they conquered women and town boys. Finnish boys communicated with them on many levels: had trades, worked as interpreters, rotated business, spied on ...
Plot: world war two, boy, wartime life, childhood, children in wartime, troubled youth, following someone, selfish woman, voyeurism, journalist, cemetery, teenage boy ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, year 1942, year 1941, year 1943
Place: finland
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Shakespeare In... And Out (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In the 1980s, a filmmaker begins a project to record the life of an average kid. In Perry, Ohio, he picks Rich Longfellow, a shy lad, and begins filming. Soon after, he dies in Mozambique. Sixteen years later, his son continues the project, finding ...
Style: sex comedy, parody, cult film
Plot: aspiring actor, movie business, backstage, cult, sexual humor, retirement home, jealousy, groupie, sex, sex talk, dark humor, sex spoof ...
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Greener Mountains (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Greener Mountains is a family friendly, coming-of-age story about finding your place in the world.
Style: christian film
Plot: adoptive father adopted son relationship, videotaping, nurse, restaurant, baby, student, drunkenness, medication, doctor, love, map, dying ...
Place: vermont, new england
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 6.8
 61K
Bernie (2011)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In small-town Texas, affable and popular mortician Bernie Tiede strikes up a friendship with Marjorie Nugent, a wealthy widow well known for her sour attitude. When she becomes controlling and abusive, Bernie goes to great lengths to remove himself ...
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, clever, intense ...
Plot: dark humor, small town, murder, crimes, embezzlement, prison visit, confession of crime, hidden corpse, district attorney, greed, character study, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, austin texas, usa, texas
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 5.1
 129
Doubles (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Czech Republic
Story: Comedy tells the story of two men who are much alike but their temperament and life story are as different as day and night. They have never seen each other, they have no idea about each other's mutual existence and it would remain like that if ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, exciting, humorous, intense
Plot: robbery, mafia, criminal, teenager, missing person, teenage girl, friendship, bossy wife, police officer, stolen painting, father daughter relationship, heist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: prague, czech republic, europe
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The Song of the Old Days (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The members of an amateur theater group share the losses and sorrows of war with Armenian provincial town's inhabitants.
Plot: pow, tightrope walker, bread, armenian, church, animal sacrifice, old woman, postman, actor, children, boy girl relationship, young love ...
Place: ussr, caucasus, armenia
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 4.6
 818
Trust Me (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A comical fresco on human misdemeanors and betrayals... A film about our right to not be perfect.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: actor's life, love affair, disorder, theater, betrayal, strong female presence, artists and showbiz, love and romance, rehearsal, unfaithful boyfriend, sabotage, eviction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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 6.8
 2K
Borstal Boy (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on Irish poet Brendan Behan's experiences in a reform school in 1942. A 16 year-old Irish republican terrorist arrives on the ferry at Liverpool and is arrested for possession of explosives. He is imprisoned in a Borstal in East ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: gay, gay teenager, teenage love, friendship, lgbt, love and romance, life is a bitch, youth, teenage life, jail cell, society, boarding school life ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: ireland, england, europe
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Surviving Christmas (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Drew Latham is an executive leading an empty, shallow life with only wealth on his side. Facing another lonely Christmas ahead, he revisit his old childhood home in the hope of reliving some old holiday memories – but he finds that the house in ...
Style: feel good, humorous, absurd, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, holiday, dysfunctional family, loneliness, suburbs, family, farce, looking for love, eccentric family, family relations, family problems, family life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: illinois, chicago illinois
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 5.6
 95K
The Pacifier (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Disgraced Navy SEAL Shane Wolfe is handed a new assignment: Protect the five Plummer kids from enemies of their recently deceased father -- a government scientist whose top-secret experiment remains hidden in the kids' house.
Style: entertaining, humorous, feel good, funny, exciting ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: children, family, nanny, mischievous children, undercover cop, good versus evil, one against many, bodyguard, disney, fish out of water, adult child friendship, special agents ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Murder Most Foul (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A murderer is brought to court and only Miss Marple is unconvinced of his innocence. Once again she begins her own investigation. The third Miss Marple film starring Margaret Rutherford as the quirky amateur detective.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, feminist film ...
Plot: amateur detective, private detective, courtroom drama, whodunit, murder, strangulation, murder mystery, mystery, false accusation, dishonesty, legal, mysterious character ...
Time: 60s, year 1951, 50s
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 6.8
 366
Lonely Hearts (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In this offbeat comedy, an unlikely romance develops between a flamboyant, middle-aged piano tuner and an extremely timid office worker
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, couples, lifestyle, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, hopes, unlikely couple, human nature, adult virgin, looking for love, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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 6.3
 669
Enter Laughing (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: David Kolowitz, a nice young man living with his parents in New York City in 1938, works at a machine repair shop. His parents want David to study to become a pharmacist. But what he really wants is to be an actor like his idol, Ronald Colman. One ...
Style: semi autobiographical
Plot: actor, older woman younger man relationship, stage fright, domineering mother, theater, cemetery, pharmacist, sex scene, lust, delivery man, theatre director, worry ...
Time: year 1938
Place: bronx new york city, new york
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 6.6
 2K
Cosi (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lewis a young director get his first job directing a play at a mental hospital with the patients as the cast. The play that is decided on is Cosi fan tutte an opera by Mozart.
Style: feel good, clever, witty, touching, humorous ...
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, hospital, opera, insanity, infidelity, friendship, fight scenes, fantasy world, runaway, rock and roll, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: australia, new jersey, california, sydney australia
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