Movies about actors

Movies about actors
List of the best movies about actors selected by visitors to our site: Friends: The Reunion, Mia madre, Arletty: A Guilty Passion, The Death & Life of John F. Donovan, 100 Streets, Traffic, A Very Murray Christmas, Sanju, Abraham Lincoln vs. Zombies, The Salesman.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Friends: The Reunion (2021)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CharactersActors, Celebrities

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.

Mia madre (2015)
Markimdb: 6.8
CountryItaly, France, Germany
CharactersTeens, Old man, Actors, Nurses, Directors
PlotDancing, Death, Computers, Birthday, Hunger
PlaceItaly, Hospitals, Hotels
StylePsychological problems, To cry, Tense, Touching

Margherita, a director in the middle of an existential crisis, has to deal with the inevitable and still unacceptable loss of her mother.

Arletty: A Guilty Passion (2015)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
PlotLove, Passion, Relationship, Date

Covers the love affair between French actress Arletty and a high-ranking German officer during WWII in occupied France.

The Death & Life of John F. Donovan (2019)
Markimdb: 6.2
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada
CharactersGay, Celebrities, Actors
PlotFriendship, Political
StyleFascinating, Heavy, Makes me think, Depressive

A decade after the death of an American TV star, a young actor reminisces about the written correspondence he once shared with the former, as well as the impact those letters had on both their lives.

100 Streets (2016)
Markimdb: 5.8
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersFamily, Criminals, Taxi drivers, Celebrities, Actors
PlotRobbery, Motorcycles, Loneliness, Depression, Funeral
PlaceEngland, Beach, Rugby, Cemetery, London
StyleFascinating, Vital signs, Disturbing

Three people, three extraordinary stories. All lived out within a hundred London streets.

Traffic (2016)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
PlotOn real events, Cars, Death

An emotional thriller based on a road trip from Mumbai to Pune. Inspired from the real events that happened in Chennai.

A Very Murray Christmas (2015)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, musical, music
CharactersBlonde girls, Family, Actors, Guests
PlotOn real events, Revenge, Music, Loneliness, Death
PlaceParty, Hotels, USA, New York
TimeNew Year
StyleLight, Tense

Bill Murray worries no one will show up to his TV show due to a massive snowstorm in New York City. Through luck and perseverance, guests arrive at Gotham’s Carlyle Hotel to help him — dancing and singing in holiday spirit.

Sanju (2018)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CharactersCriminals, Actors
PlotOn real events, Friendship
StyleMakes me think

Sanju explores some of the most crucial chapters from movie star Sanjay Dutt’s dramatic and controversial real life. It gives a lowdown on his tryst with drugs and his trials and tribulations in the Arms Acts case and the 1993 Mumbai blasts.

Abraham Lincoln vs. Zombies (2012)
Markimdb: 3.1
Genrehorror, action, comedy
CharactersZombie, Spy, Soldier, Presidential, Actors
PlotSupernatural, Rivalry
Time19th century
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

As Abraham Lincoln labors over the Gettysburg address, the importance of which he is fully aware, he learns that a menace from his past has returned, threatening to tear the already fractured nation to pieces. He must journey behind enemy lines to face an foe far more fearsome than the Confederate army: the walking dead.

The Salesman (2016)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama
CountryIran, France
CharactersTeachers, Students, Old man, Cats, Actors
PlotCars, Relationship, Money, Investigation, Friendship
PlaceSchool, Hospitals
StylePsychological problems, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Tense, Disturbing

Forced out of their apartment due to dangerous works on a neighboring building, Emad and Rana move into a new flat in the center of Tehran. An incident linked to the previous tenant will dramatically change the young couple’s life.

Scare Campaign (2016)
Markimdb: 5.9
CharactersActors, Directors
StyleTwisted plot, Heavy, Tense, Depressive

Popular prank TV show, Scare Campaign, has been entertaining audiences for the last 5 years with its mix of old school scares and hidden camera fun. But as we enter a new age of online TV the producers find themselves up against a new hard edged web series which makes their show look decidedly quaint. It's time to up the ante, but will the team go too far this time, and are they about to prank the wrong guy?

Walk of Fame (2017)
Markimdb: 3.1
CharactersLesbians, Gay, Spy, Twins, Hippies
PlotDancing, Fight, Investigation, Love triangle, Billiards
PlaceAircraft, USA, Office

A motley crew of aspiring performers come under the guidance of an eccentric and volatile acting coach.

The Devil You Know (2013)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genrethriller, detective
PlotMystery, Blackmail, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Action, Serious, Disturbing

Kathryn Vale is a reclusive ex-movie star with a dark secret and a daughter hoping to follow in her mother's movie-star footsteps. When Kathryn attempts to make a career comeback, she is threatened by an anonymous blackmailer. The resulting events force Kathryn to confront the truth about herself and those around her.

Enemy (2013)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, detective
CountryCanada, Spain
CharactersSpiders, Doubles, Actors
PlotObsession, Split personality, Loneliness, Mental disorders, Depression
TimeDark ones
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Fancy, Explicit scenes

A mild-mannered college professor discovers a look-alike actor and delves into the other man's private affairs.

Between Two Ferns: The Movie (2019)
Markimdb: 6.1
CharactersMusicians, Celebrities, Actors, Comedians

Galifianakis dreamed of becoming a star. But when Will Ferrell discovered his public access TV show, 'Between Two Ferns' and uploaded it to Funny or Die, Zach became a viral laughing stock. Now Zach and his crew are taking a road trip to complete a series of high-profile celebrity interviews and restore his reputation.

Barbara (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama, music, biography
CharactersActors, Directors, Singers
PlaceBeach, USA

When a director sets out to make a film about popular French singer Barbara, both he and the actress who is to play her are overwhelmed by the project.

102 Not Out (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersFamily, Actors

An unusual love-hate relationship between a 75-year-old son and his 102-year-old father, who wants to break the oldest-man-alive record.

Enfant Terrible (2020)
Markimdb: 6
Genredrama, biography
CharactersGay, Actors

When 22-year-old Rainer Werner Fassbinder storms the stage of a small, progressive theatre in Munich 1967, and seizes the production without further ado, nobody suspects this brazen young rebel to become one of the most important post-war German filmmakers. Despite early setbacks, many of his films breakout at the most renowned films festivals and polarise audience, critics and filmmakers alike. His radical views and self-exploitation, as well as his longing for love, have made him one of the most fascinating film directors of this time.

Entourage (2015)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersPregnant, Friends, Womanizers, Celebrities, Actors
PlotPassion, Relationship, Friendship, Cheating, Rivalry
PlaceHospitals, USA, Night Clubs, Los Angeles

Movie star Vincent Chase, together with his boys, Eric, Turtle and Johnny, are back…and back in business with super agent-turned-studio head Ari Gold. Some of their ambitions have changed, but the bond between them remains strong as they navigate the capricious and often cutthroat world of Hollywood.

The Meddler (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersDogs, Rabbits, Actors, Singers
PlotDancing, Wedding, Motorcycles, Money, Friendship
PlaceAircraft, Ships, Party, Deserts, Beach
StyleRomantic, Exciting, To cry, Soulful, Fascinating

With a new iPhone, an apartment near the Grove, and a comfortable bank account left to her by her beloved late husband, Marnie Minervini has happily relocated from New Jersey to Los Angeles to be near her daughter Lori, a successful (but still single) screenwriter, and smother her with motherly love. But when the dozens of texts, unexpected visits, and conversations dominated by unsolicited advice force Lori to draw strict personal boundaries, Marnie finds ways to channel her eternal optimism and forceful generosity to change the lives of others - as well as her own - and find a new purpose in life.