Movies and TV Shows about movie star

The Flip Side
  • The Flip Side (2018)
  • Drama, Comedy,
  • Centred around Ronnie, a struggling restaurateur who is mired in debt and the fallout from her previous short-lived romance with British actor Henry. Ronnie’s now living with laidback, loyal Jeff, but her world is turned upside down when Henry returns to Australia with his French lover Sophie in tow.
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The Flip Side
A Star Is Born
  • A Star Is Born (2018)
  • Drama, Music, Romance,
  • Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers—and falls in love with—struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer—until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally's career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jack fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons.
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A Star Is Born
L.A. Confidential
  • L.A. Confidential (1997)
  • Drama, Thriller, Crime, Mystery,
  • Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slayings of the patrons at an all-night diner in this lush tribute to tough film noir crime films. Based on the multi-layered James Ellroy novel.
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L.A. Confidential
Entourage
  • Entourage (2015)
  • Comedy,
  • 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.
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Entourage
The Artist
  • The Artist (2011)
  • Drama, Comedy, Romance,
  • 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.
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The Artist
Inland Empire
  • Inland Empire (2006)
  • Drama, Thriller, Mystery,
  • 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.
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Inland Empire
Top Five
  • Top Five (2014)
  • Drama, Comedy,
  • A comedian tries to make it as a serious actor when his reality-TV star fiancé talks him into broadcasting their wedding on her TV show.
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Top Five
Redbelt
  • Redbelt (2008)
  • Drama,
  • Is there room for principle in Los Angeles? Mike Terry teaches jujitsu and barely makes ends meet. His Brazilian wife, whose family promotes fights, wants to see Mike in the ring making money, but to him competition is degrading. A woman sideswipes Mike's car and then, after an odd sequence of events, shoots out the studio's window. Later that evening, Mike rescues an action movie star in a fistfight at a bar. In return, the actor befriends Mike, gives him a gift, offers him work on his newest film, and introduces Mike's wife to his own - the women initiate business dealings. Then, things go sour all at once, Mike's debts mount, and going into the ring may be his only option.
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Redbelt
Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!
  • Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! (2004)
  • Comedy, Romance,
  • A small-town girl wins a date with a Hollywood star through a contest. When the date goes better than expected, a love triangle forms between the girl, the celebrity, and the girl's best friend.
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Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!
10 Items or Less
  • 10 Items or Less (2006)
  • Drama, Comedy,
  • An actor who is considering the role of a supermarket manager arrives at a grocery store on the outskirts of Los Angeles to do some field research. He subsequently becomes stranded, without a car or cell phone, and accepts a ride home with Scarlet, a cashier who is about to interview for a new job. The actor rediscovers the essence of his craft while helping Scarlet gain the confidence she needs to change her life.
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10 Items or Less
The Mirror Crack'd
  • The Mirror Crack'd (1980)
  • Thriller, Crime, Mystery,
  • Jane Marple solves the mystery when a local woman is poisoned and a visiting movie star seems to have been the intended victim.
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The Mirror Crack'd
The Muppet Movie
  • The Muppet Movie (1979)
  • Adventure, Comedy, Family,
  • Kermit the Frog is persuaded by agent Dom DeLuise to pursue a career in Hollywood. Along the way, Kermit picks up Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, and a motley crew of other Muppets with similar aspirations. Meanwhile, Kermit must elude the grasp of a frog-leg restaurant magnate.
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The Muppet Movie
The Last of Robin Hood
  • The Last of Robin Hood (2013)
  • Drama,
  • Errol Flynn, the swashbuckling Hollywood star and notorious ladies man, flouted convention all his life, but never more brazenly than in his last years when, swimming in vodka and unwilling to face his mortality, he undertook a liaison with an aspiring actress, Beverly Aadland. The two had a high-flying affair that spanned the globe and was enabled by the girl's fame-obsessed mother, Florence. It all came crashing to an end in October 1959, when events forced the relationship into the open, sparking an avalanche of publicity castigating Beverly and her mother - which only fed Florence's need to stay in the spotlight.
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The Last of Robin Hood
Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars
  • Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars (2010)
  • Drama, Comedy, Family, TV Movie,
  • Young spy Harriet Welsch crosses paths with popular student Marion Hawthorne as the two girls vie to become the official blogger of their high school class.
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Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars
Glitter
  • Glitter (2001)
  • Drama, Romance,
  • Similar to Mariah's life story. Mariah plays the role of a young singer who is eager to become a big star. She dates a DJ who helps her get into the music business.
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Glitter
Targets
  • Targets (1968)
  • Thriller,
  • An elderly horror-film star who, while making a personal appearance at a drive-in theatre, confronts a psychotic Vietnam veteran who has turned into a mass-murdering sniper.
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Targets
The Day of the Locust
  • The Day of the Locust (1975)
  • Drama, Thriller,
  • Tod Hackett (William Atherton), a new arrival to Los Angeles and aspiring art director, is trying to make it in Hollywood in the late 1930's. He soon finds himself increasingly infatuated with his mysterious neighbor, Faye (Karen Black), a wanna-be starlet with possibly devious motives of her own. As Tod is drawn deeper into the lurid private lives of studio bosses and film industry people, he gradually becomes desperate to know if Faye - or anyone - in Hollywood is capable of real love.
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The Day of the Locust
Sweet Bird of Youth
  • Sweet Bird of Youth (1962)
  • Drama, Romance,
  • Gigolo and drifter, Chance Wayne, returns to his home town as the accompaniment of a faded movie star, Alexandra Del Lago, whom he hopes to use to help him break into the movies. Chance runs into trouble when he finds his ex-girlfriend, the daughter of the local politician Tom 'Boss' Finley, who more or less forced him to leave his daughter and the town many years ago.
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Sweet Bird of Youth
Full Tilt Boogie
  • Full Tilt Boogie (1997)
  • Horror, Documentary,
  • A documentary about the production of From Dusk Till Dawn (1996) and the people who made it.
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Full Tilt Boogie
Madhouse
  • Madhouse (1974)
  • Horror, Thriller, Crime, Mystery,
  • A horror movie star returns to his famous role after years in a mental institution. But the character seems to be committing murders independent of his will.
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Madhouse
Veronika Voss
  • Veronika Voss (1982)
  • Drama, Crime,
  • In Munich in 1955, sports reporter Robert Krohn gets to know attractive Veronika Voss, a former UFA-star. Robert is the lover of the enigmatic woman and tries to unravel the mystery of her life.
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Veronika Voss
Jett Jackson: The Movie
  • Jett Jackson: The Movie (2001)
  • Adventure, Action, Comedy, Science Fiction, Family,
  • Jett Jackson, who is the star of Silverstone, is considering quitting Silverstone when it is given a three year extension. During the filming of the last episode, Jett is accidently sucked into Silverstone's world when a prop malfunctions. Silverstone is zapped into Jett's world as well. In Silverstone's world, Jett has to save the world from Dr. Kragg's evil plans.
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Jett Jackson: The Movie
The Star
  • The Star (1952)
  • Drama,
  • A washed-up movie queen finds romance, but continues to desire a comeback.
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The Star
Movie Stars
  • Movie Stars (1999)
  • Comedy,
  • Movie Stars is an American sitcom that aired on The WB from 1999 to 2000. It stars Harry Hamlin and Jennifer Grant as famous Hollywood actors trying to raise their children.
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Movie Stars
Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans
  • Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans (2015)
  • Documentary,
  • Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans interweaves stunning newly discovered footage and voice recordings with original interviews. It is the true story of how a cinema legend would risk almost everything in pursuit of his dream.
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Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans
The World's Greatest Lover
  • The World's Greatest Lover (1977)
  • Comedy, Romance,
  • When frustrated movie studio mogul Adolph Zitz announces a talent search for a romantic leading man to rival the great Rudolph Valentino, thousands of hopefuls decend upon Hollywood. Rudy Valentine, a neurotic baker from Milwaukee, knows little about romance or acting. But when his wife leaves him for the real Valentino, Rudy goes to outrageous lengths to win the role of a lifetime and win back the love of his life.
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The World's Greatest Lover
Calendar Girl
  • Calendar Girl (1993)
  • Drama, Comedy,
  • Like many adolescent boys, Roy Darpinian had the hots for movie divas, and one in particular was his wet dream as half of America's in the 1950s: Marilyn Monroe. The difference is, one summer holiday he actually decided to enlist his spineless buddies, Scott Foreman and Ned Bleuer, to actually drive all the way to Hollywood and make as many desperate attempts as it takes to meet her or get arrested trying, and no setback or embarrassment (even publicly bare-ass) can stop or distract him. Against all odds, he finally even got a chance to help her...
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Calendar Girl
The Love Goddesses
  • The Love Goddesses (1965)
  • Documentary,
  • This insightful documentary features some of the major and most beautiful actresses to grace the silver screen. It shows how the movie industry changed it's depiction of sex and actresses portrayal of sex from the silent movie era to the present. Classic scenes are shown from the silent movie, True Heart Susie, starring Lillian Gish, to Love Me Tonight (1932), blending sex and sophistication, starring Jeanette MacDonald (pre-Nelson Eddy) and to Elizabeth Taylor in, A Place in the Sun (1951), plus much , much more.
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The Love Goddesses
Valentino
  • Valentino (1977)
  • Drama, History,
  • In 1926 the tragic and untimely death of a silent screen actor caused female moviegoers to riot in the streets and in some cases to commit suicide...
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Valentino
Gigantic
  • Gigantic (2010)
  • Comedy,
  • Gigantic is an American comedy-drama television series that aired on the TeenNick TV channel. The series is the first scripted show for the channel since its rebranding from The N in September 2009. It premiered on October 8, 2010. On April 19, 2011, cast member Tony Oller announced on his Twitter account that series would not be renewed for a second season. The show's final episode aired on April 22, 2011.
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Gigantic
The Legend of Lylah Clare
  • The Legend of Lylah Clare (1968)
  • Drama,
  • A dictatorial film director (Finch) hires an unknown actress (Novak) to play the lead role in a planned movie biography of a late, great Hollywood star.
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The Legend of Lylah Clare
I'm with Her
  • I'm with Her (2003)
  • Comedy,
  • I'm with Her is an American sitcom which aired for one season on ABC.
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I'm with Her
Merton of the Movies
  • Merton of the Movies (1947)
  • Comedy, Romance,
  • In 1915, Kansas theatre usher Merton Gill is a rabid silent-movie fan. When he brings Mammoth Studios free publicity by imitating star Lawrence Rupert's heroics, they bring him to Hollywood to generate another headline; he thinks he'll get a movie contract. Disillusioned, he haunts the casting offices, where he meets and is consoled by Phyllis Montague, bit player and stunt-woman. When Merton finally gets his "break," though, it's not quite what he envisioned.
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Merton of the Movies
James Dean: Race with Destiny
  • James Dean: Race with Destiny (1997)
  • Drama, TV Movie,
  • Casper Van Dien of Starship Troopers stars as James Dean, whose remarkable talent and rebel attitude took Hollywood by storm. But as Dean's star begins to rise, his passionate affair with Italian ingenue Pier Angeli (Carrie Mitchum of The Bold and the Beautiful) angers her disapproving mother (Academy Award nominee Diane Ladd) and studio chief Jack Warner (Mike Connors). How did a broken heart, reckless behavior and his relationships with Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo and director George Stevens (the legendary Robert Mitchum in his final screen role) lead to Dean's ultimate race with destiny? Connie Stevens, Joseph Campanella and Casey Kasem co-star in this revealing biopic that goes behind the myth to tell the true story of the superstar who lived fast, died young and left a legacy that changed movies forever.
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James Dean: Race with Destiny
Meet Marlon Brando
  • Meet Marlon Brando (1966)
  • Documentary,
  • Journalists from all over America meet Marlon Brando in a New York hotel room to interview him about his new film, Morituri. Seeing this as an opportunity to let the legendary actor promote the film, they find Brando unwilling to talk about it, instead he is more interested in larking about and turning on the charm when being interviewed by a former winner of the Miss USA competition.
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Meet Marlon Brando
Best Foot Forward
  • Best Foot Forward (1943)
  • Comedy, Music,
  • Bud Hooper, a cadet at Winsocki Military Academy, sends an invitation to movie star Lucille Ball to come to Winsocki's big dance. Ball's publicity-hungry agent convinces her to go in order to boost her career. Complications arise when Bud's girlfriend Helen Schlesinger unexpectedly shows up, too.
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Best Foot Forward
The Love Lottery
  • The Love Lottery (1954)
  • Comedy, Romance,
  • Rex Allerton is a top Hollywood star and an idol of the female population. To get away from the pressure of the fans who won't leave him alone, he relocates to a remote Italian village where unanticipated trouble arises when unwittingly he becomes the prize for an international lottery.
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The Love Lottery
The Last Lear
  • The Last Lear (2007)
  • Drama, Foreign,
  • The film starts with the veteran thespian Harish Mishra, he is gravely ill. The punishments of a film shoot have left the old man in a coma. His co-star, Shabnam, is wracked with worry, but their director, Siddharth, keeps strangely distant and refuses to visit his ailing star. In flashbacks, their story emerges.
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The Last Lear
SF-Parade
  • SF-Parade (1940)
  • Comedy, Music, Romance,
  • Love story between taxi driver and travel guide in the form of musical.
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SF-Parade