Filmmaking movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant filmmaking movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, offbeat, serious, semi serious and captivating films and TV shows about / with filmmaking, artists and showbiz, film within a film, lifestyle, actress, showbiz, actor, film making, director and film producer plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Mystery genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
filmmaking movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as filmmaking: Hugo (2011), FEUD (2017), Barely Legal (2003), Clash of Egos (2006), Bowfinger (1999), Dangerous Game (1993), Supporting Characters (2012), Dolemite Is My Name (2019), Reality (2014), Why Don't You Play in Hell? (2013).

List of filmmaking movies

Hugo (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Orphaned and alone except for an uncle, Hugo Cabret lives in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. Hugo's job is to oil and maintain the station's clocks, but to him, his more important task is to protect a broken automaton and ...
Style: touching, exciting, captivating, light, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, adventure, filmmaking, friendship, kids in trouble, hopes, toys, destiny, child's point of view, magical, clock, loss ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, post world war one, 1920s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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FEUD (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, thought provoking, humorous, melancholic, factual ...
Plot: filmmaking, feud, hollywood, movie star, actress, jealousy, glory, woman, aging, workplace problem, family problems, loneliness ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: los angeles
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Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Steve Coogan, an arrogant actor with low self-esteem and a complicated love life, is playing the eponymous role in an adaptation of "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman" being filmed at a stately home. He constantly spars ...
Style: humorous, talky, witty, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: filmmaking, adaptation, couples, showbiz, artists and showbiz, buddies, rehearsal, disorder, nosy, director, nothing goes right, actor's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: england, london
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Barely Legal (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teenager Deacon works at a video shop, and his buddies, Fred and Matt, sell the bootleg porno films he acquires. Deacon gets fired, but the pals have the bright idea of filming their own Internet porn flick in order to make money and become more ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: pornography, looking for sex, porn star, high school, filmmaking, teen sex comedy, teenage life, lifestyle, misfit, nothing goes right, youth, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
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Clash of Egos (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tony has recently been released from a sentence for violent behaviour. He promises to improve his ways and is finally granted a few hours alone with his two children. They celebrate the reunion by going to the movies to see a new film by the famous, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, offbeat
Plot: filmmaking, ego clash, righting the wronged, artists and showbiz, film producer, opening night, danish, art exhibition, barefoot male, car on fire, locked door, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
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Bowfinger (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On the verge of bankruptcy and desperate for his big break, aspiring filmmaker Bobby Bowfinger concocts a crazy plan to make his ultimate dream movie. Rallying a ragtag team that includes a starry-eyed ingenue, a has-been diva and a film studio ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, not serious, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, audition, parody, desire for fame, movie business, satire, nothing goes right, ambition, lifestyle, comedy of errors, showbiz ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Dangerous Game (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A New York film director, working on his latest movie in Los Angeles, begins to reflect the actions in his movie and real life, especially when he begins an affair with the lead actress.
Style: psychological, rough, art house, melancholic, bleak ...
Plot: filmmaking, obsession, addiction, lifestyle, redemption, life is a bitch, downfall, showbiz, human nature, husband wife relationship, drugs, divorce ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: israel, los angeles, california, usa, middle east ...
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Supporting Characters (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two New York film editors balance their personal relationships while reworking a movie in crisis.
Style: realistic, semi serious, talky, humorous, witty
Plot: filmmaking, lifestyle, couples, couple relations, love and romance, romance, buddies, interracial friendship, marriage proposal, city life, urban, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 1914, the Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa (Antonio Banderas) invites studios to shoot his actual battles against Porfírio Diaz army to raise funds for financing guns and ammunition. The Mutual Film Corporation, through producer D.W. Griffith ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, surreal, factual
Plot: mexican revolution, filmmaking, film within a film, obsessive quest, state affairs, adventure, battle zone, rebelliousness, campaign, battles, violence, battle ...
Place: mexico
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Dolemite Is My Name (2019)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story of Rudy Ray Moore, who created the iconic big screen pimp character Dolemite in the 1970s.
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, thought provoking, dark humor
Plot: filmmaking, film industry, vulgarity, showbiz, show business, male protagonist, actor, money, vinyl, comedian, movie theatre, group of friends ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
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Reality (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A wanna-be director is given 48 hours by a producer to find the best groan of pain, worthy of an Oscar, as the only condition to back his film.
Style: humorous, mind bending, surreal, absurd, semi serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, race against time, artists and showbiz, disorder, film producer, surrealism, award ceremony, nightmare, media, chases and races, carpet, mental institution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Why Don't You Play in Hell? (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In Japan, gonzo filmmakers hatch a three-pronged plan to save an actress's career, end a yakuza war and make a hit movie.
Style: humorous, rough, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: filmmaking, gang war, yakuza, uninhibited rivalry, female killer, chaos, vengeance, parents and children, criminal's revenge, love and romance, crime, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
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Hollywood Boulevard (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Joe Dante directs this story of the glamour, the glitter, the magical allure of Hollywood... and not a speck of it rubs off on Miracle Pictures, where "If it's a good picture, it's a Miracle." This is a hilarious tribute to the ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, not serious, realistic, cult film ...
Plot: murder, hollywood, filmmaking, parody, showbiz, car accident, rape, car chase, miraculous event, factory, artists and showbiz, disorder ...
Time: 70s
Place: the philippines, usa, los angeles
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Forgotten Silver (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 53 min.
Story: An epic documentary chronicling the extraordinary, unbelievable life of pioneer Kiwi filmmaker Colin McKenzie. Or is it?
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, epic, offbeat ...
Plot: satire, filmmaking, photograph, world war one, director, spanish civil war, interview, lifestyle, rise and fall, ambition, artists and showbiz, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: 70s
Place: new zealand
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Crime Wave (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young director intent on making "the greatest color crime movie ever" can't seem to finish his script--he has a beginning and an end, but he can't quite figure out the middle. The daughter of his landlord, excited to have a ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: filmmaking, screenwriter, writers, writer's life, artists and showbiz, unlikely partners, disorder, showbiz, down on your luck, partners, nothing goes right, rescue attempt ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa
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Actors (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Les Acteurs is the absurd story of Jean-Pierre Marielle desperately waiting for a cup of hot water, the story of a conspiracy against actors, the story of aging actors whose careers are slowly less active than they used to be, but a stunning tribute ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: filmmaking, actor's life, lifestyle, showbiz, artists and showbiz, film industry, actor, actress, jazz, television, midlife crisis, actor playing himself ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france
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All About Actresses (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: While shooting a documentary about all kinds of actresses, the director falls for one of them.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: filmmaking, showbiz, lifestyle, celebrity culture, actor's life, midlife crisis, love and romance, actress, film producer, money, humiliation, film within a film ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: paris france, india, france
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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, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, actress, danger, infidelity, seance, debt, murder, makeup artist, nightmare, lifestyle, dangerous attraction, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, los angeles, california, usa, europe ...
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Snow on tha Bluff (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When Curtis Snow steals a video camera from some college kids during a dope deal, he gives the camera to his best friend, Pancho, and they start documenting their lives. At first its business as usual for Curtis. He robs dope boys, he runs from the ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, rough, captivating ...
Plot: drug dealing, dealer, filmmaking, crimes, introspection, life is a bitch, single parent, crime, down on your luck, stoners, rivalry, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Development Hell (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The story of a failed director and his hodgepodge crew as they search, in vain, for fame and success in the crazy world of Hollywood.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, captivating, cult film
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, film within a film, director, desire for fame, hopes, artists and showbiz, agent, film industry, actor, celebrity, film producer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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The Caiman (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A skewering of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.
Style: sincere, disturbing, realistic, serious, surreal ...
Plot: filmmaking, politics, film within a film, bribery, relationship vs career, political intrigue, showbiz, ambition, crumbling marriage, state affairs, head of state, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
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Smash Cut (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Television news celebrity April Carson turns to the services of private investigator Isaac Beaumonde to seek her missing sister, a stripper known as Gigi Spot. Carson assumes a role in a horror movie in the process, eventually learning that the ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, scary, dark humor, humorous ...
Plot: filmmaking, slasher, private detective, sexy nurse, serial killer, partners against crime, psychopath, unfulfillment, crimes, deadly, gory, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Pervert's Guide to Cinema (2006)
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK, Austria, Netherlands
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The Pervert's Guide to Cinema offers an introduction into some of Žižek's most exciting ideas on fantasy, reality, sexuality, subjectivity, desire, materiality and cinematic form. Whether he is untangling the famously baffling films of ...
Style: psychological, humorous, captivating, intellectual, talky ...
Plot: filmmaking, cause and meaning, social relations, artists and showbiz, society, monologue, philosopher, human nature, parents and children, sexual relations, sexual dysfunction, desire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
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Perhaps Love (2005)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: China, Malaysia, Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A love triangle develops during the making of a musical in mainland China.
Style: stylized, captivating, emotional, psychological, sentimental ...
Plot: love triangle, filmmaking, film within a film, rivalry, love affair, showbiz, femme fatale, romance, unfulfillment, actor's life, ambition, introspection ...
Place: china, hong kong, asia, beijing china, shanghai china ...
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Once Upon a Time, Cinema (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Iran
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This film was made in Iran. The protagonist looks almost like Charlie Chaplain. He is given a chance to make films for the emperor. There are many scenes of people running on and off of movie screens, and in and out of old kinetiscope projectors. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical, witty ...
Plot: filmmaking, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, filmmaker, politics, satire, starlet, cinematographer, censorship, movie camera, society, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, turn of the century
Place: iran, tehran iran
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Cut (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of film students set out to finish filming a movie that was never completed after its director was murdered. After they begin filming, they realize they're in for a bit of trouble, not unlike the late director...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending
Plot: murder, filmmaking, survival, mystery, slasher, supernatural, deadly, danger, deadly creature, vengeance, isolation, movie business ...
Time: 90s, year 1988
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Even the Rain (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain, Mexico, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Focuses on Sebastian and Costa, obsessive filmmakers who, in their quest to uncover the myth of Christopher Columbus and resistance to colonial power by Indian rebel Hatuey, ultimately end up embroiled in a modern revolt against Western ...
Style: talky, serious, realistic, harsh, intense ...
Plot: filmmaking, audition, demonstration, protest, native americans, culture clash, bribery, director, film within a film, exploitation, civil unrest, political protest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2000, 70s
Place: bolivia, latin america, california, spain, south america
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Miss Lovely (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A meeting with a struggling actress (Niharika Singh) gives a mild-mannered filmmaker (Nawazuddin Siddiqui) the idea to break away from his controlling brother (Anil George) and direct a feature of his own.
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: filmmaking, artists and showbiz, family relations, siblings relations, bollywood, aspiring actress, film industry, film within a film, brother brother relationship, murder, romance, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: india, asia, mumbai india, bombay india
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Brother's Justice (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Motivated by Box Office statistics, Dax Shepard has made a decision to leave comedy to pursue his dream of becoming an international Martial Arts action star.
Style: humorous, cynical, realistic, not serious
Plot: filmmaking, martial arts, hollywood, lifestyle, showbiz, film within a film, buddies, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, partners, actor's life, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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S&man (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: S&Man (also known as Sandman) is a 2006 pseudo-documentary film that examines the underground subculture of horror films. It combines real interviews with indie horror film makers and a scripted plot that does not immediately come into focus ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: filmmaking, voyeurism, obsession, gory, crimes, serial killer, deadly, sexual abuse, murder, stalking, artists and showbiz, false identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, new jersey, pittsburgh
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