Movies about actors

Movies about actors
List of the best movies about actors selected by visitors to our site: The Humbling, Tropic Thunder, Rain Man, Sleepers, Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story, Birdman, Lovelace, Ed Wood, The Mauritanian, Steve Jobs.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
The Humbling (2014)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:47

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.

Tropic Thunder (2008)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, comedy, military
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Germany
Duration02:01

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 to get filming back on track, or risk its cancellation. On Tayback's advice, Cockburn drops the actors into the middle of the jungle to film the remaining scenes but, unbeknownst to the actors and production, the group have been dropped in the middle of the Golden Triangle, the home of heroin-producing gangs.

Rain Man (1988)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:13

Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.

Sleepers (1996)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:27

Two gangsters seek revenge on the state jail worker who during their stay at a youth prison sexually abused them. A sensational court hearing takes place to charge him for the crimes.

Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:00

This film is a glimpse into the life, love and the unconquerable spirit of the legendary Bruce Lee. From a childhod of rigorous martial arts training, Lee realizes his dream of opening his own kung-fu school in America. Before long, he is discovered by a Hollywood producer and begins a meteroric rise to fame and an all too short reign as one the most charasmatic action heroes in cinema history.

Birdman (2014)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:59

A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play. As opening night approaches, his attempts to become more altruistic, rebuild his career, and reconnect with friends and family prove more difficult than expected.

Lovelace (2013)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

Story of Linda Lovelace, who is used and abused by the porn industry at the behest of her coercive husband, before taking control of her life.

Ed Wood (1994)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:07

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.

The Mauritanian (2021)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

A detainee at the U.S military's Guantanamo Bay detention center is held without charges for over a decade and seeks help from a defense attorney for his release.

Steve Jobs (2015)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:31

Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.

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Clouds of Sils Maria (2014)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama
CountryFrance, Germany, Luxembourg
Duration02:04

A veteran actress comes face-to-face with an uncomfortable reflection of herself when she agrees to take part in a revival of the play that launched her career 20 years earlier.

Friends: The Reunion (2021)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, documentary, biography
CountryUSA, United Kingdom

The cast of Friends reunites for a once-in-a-lifetime celebration of the hit series, an unforgettable evening filled with iconic memories, uncontrollable laughter, happy tears, and special guests.

Star (2014)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryRussia
Duration02:08

Three different persons, three different lives are connected in a mysterious way. 15 year old teenager suffering of misunderstanding, his glamorous and arrogant stepmother and the young untalented but full of optimism actress. Their destinies aren’t predetermined and their lives are very fragile.

Maps to the Stars (2014)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryCanada, Germany, France, USA
Duration01:47

Driven by an intense need for fame and validation, members of a dysfunctional Hollywood family are chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts.

Hail, Caesar! (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama, detective, music
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Japan
Duration02:31

Tells the comedic tale of Eddie Mannix, a fixer who worked for the Hollywood studios in the 1950s. The story finds him at work when a star mysteriously disappears in the middle of filming.

Sunset Boulevard (1950)
Duration01:46

A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent-film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.

Chaplin (1992)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryUSA, France, Japan, Italy
Duration02:24

An elderly Charlie Chaplin discusses his autobiography with his editor, while is depicted his amazing journey from his poverty-stricken childhood to world-wide success after the ingenious invention of the Little Tramp.

Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:05

Loving but irresponsible dad Daniel Hillard, estranged from his exasperated spouse, is crushed by a court order allowing only weekly visits with his kids. When Daniel learns his ex needs a housekeeper, he gets the job -- disguised as an English nanny. Soon he becomes not only his children's best pal but the kind of parent he should have been from the start.

Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind (2018)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, documentary, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:26

A funny, intimate and heartbreaking portrait of one of the world’s most beloved and inventive comedians, Robin Williams, told largely through his own words. Celebrates what he brought to comedy and to the culture at large, from the wild days of late-1970s L.A. to his death in 2014.

La La Land (2016)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
Duration02:16

Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.

All About Eve (1950)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:13

From the moment she glimpses her idol at the stage door, Eve Harrington is determined to take the reins of power away from the great actress Margo Channing. Eve maneuvers her way into Margo's Broadway role, becomes a sensation and even causes turmoil in the lives of Margo's director boyfriend, her playwright and his wife. Only the cynical drama critic sees through Eve, admiring her audacity and perfect pattern of deceit.

Mank (2020)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA

1930s Hollywood is reevaluated through the eyes of scathing social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish the screenplay of Citizen Kane.

Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood (2019)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, China
Duration02:26

A faded television actor and his stunt double strive to achieve fame and success in the film industry during the final years of Hollywood's Golden Age in 1969 Los Angeles.

De Gaulle (2020)
Markimdb: 6
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryFrance

Paris, June 1940. The de Gaulle couple is confronted with the military and political collapse of France. Charles de Gaulle joins London while Yvonne, his wife, finds herself with her three children on the road of the exodus.

You Shall Not Sleep (2018)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountrySpain, Argentina, Uruguay
Duration01:59

In an abandoned psychiatric hospital, a theatre group experiments with insomnia for the preparation of a stage play. With the passage of days without sleep, they reach new thresholds of perception that expose them to the secrets of the place and the energies that inhabit it. When Bianca, a young, promising actress, joins the cast, competing for the lead role, she must survive not only the intensity of the work and her cast mates, but the unknown force that is pulling them towards a tragic outcome.

I Am Paul Walker (2018)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredocumentary, biography
CountryUSA

Explore the life and legacy of actor Paul Walker, the Southern California native who cut his teeth as a child actor before breaking out in the blockbuster Fast and Furious movie franchise.

Chocolat (2016)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, biography
CountryFrance
Duration02:11

The history of the clown Chocolate, the first black circus artist in France, which has a great success in the late 19th century.

Amour (2012)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Austria, Germany
Duration02:07

Georges and Anne are in their eighties. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple's bond of love is severely tested.

Call Myshkin (2018)
Markimdb: 3.7
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia

All his life Myshkin was dreaming about becoming an actor. And now eight years old Dasha is trying to help him.

The Social Network (2010)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:56

On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room as a small site among friends soon becomes a global social network and a revolution in communication. A mere six years and 500 million friends later, Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in history... but for this entrepreneur, success leads to both personal and legal complications.




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