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Best Films: About Filmmaking, Acting and Writing

by Amadeus Magnus
Best Films: About Filmmaking, Acting and Writing by Amadeus Magnus
Films about filmmaking, acting, writing and stage. Documentaries are not included in the list. Ed Wood (1994) 96 Sunset Blvd. (1950) 96 The Truman Show (1998) 96 Benny & Joon (1993) 95 Mulholland Drive (2001) 92 The Man with a Movie Camera (1929) 90 All About Eve (1950) 89 Children of Paradise (1945) 88 My Dinner with Andre (1981) 87 Trumbo (2015) 87 A Face in the Crowd (1957) 82 The Player (1992) 82 Quiz Show (1994) 82 Barton Fink (1991) 81 Being John Malkovich (1999) 81 The King of Comedy (1983) 80 Modern Romance (1981) 80 Opening Night (1977) 80 Perfect Blue (1998) 80 Shadow of the Vampire (2000) 80 Singin’ in the Rain (1952) 80 Tesis… Read more

Films about filmmaking, acting, writing and stage. Documentaries are not included in the list.

Ed Wood (1994) 96
Sunset Blvd. (1950) 96
The Truman Show (1998) 96
Benny & Joon (1993) 95
Mulholland Drive (2001) 92
The Man with a Movie Camera (1929) 90
All About Eve (1950) 89
Children of Paradise (1945) 88
My Dinner with Andre (1981) 87
Trumbo (2015) 87
A Face in the Crowd (1957) 82
The Player (1992) 82
Quiz Show (1994) 82
Barton Fink (1991) 81
Being John Malkovich (1999) 81
The King of Comedy (1983) 80
Modern Romance (1981) 80
Opening Night (1977) 80
Perfect Blue (1998) 80
Shadow of the Vampire (2000) 80
Singin’ in the Rain (1952) 80
Tesis (1996) 80
Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story (2005) 80
Peeping Tom (1960) 79
Seven Psychopaths (2012) 79
Sherlock Jr. (1924) 79
Adaptation. (2002) 78
Get Shorty (1995) 78
Gods and Monsters (1998) 78
Hugo (2011) 78
Murder by the Book (1971) 78
8MM (1999) 77
All That Jazz (1979) 77
Ask filmlerinin unutulmaz yonetmeni (1990) 77
Boogie Nights (1997) 77
Living in Oblivion (1995) 77
The Majestic (2001) 77
Nurse Betty (2000) 77
The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985) 77
Swimming with Sharks (1994) 77
Il Viaggio di Capitan Fracassa (1990) 77
Birdman (2014) 76
Hitchcock (2012) 76
Imitation of Life (1959) 76
In a Lonely Place (1950) 76
Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang (2005) 76
Lenny (1974) 76
Cold Souls (2009) 75
Film (1965) 75
Interview (2007) 75
Seed of Chucky (2004) 75
Sideways (2004) 75
This Is the End (2013) 75
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962) 75
City Island (2009) 74
The Extra Girl (1923) 74
Galaxy Quest (1999) 74
Go (1999) 74
They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? (1969) 74
To Be or Not to Be (1942) 74
Tropic Thunder (2008) 74
Ulysses’ Gaze (1995) 74
The Bad and the Beautiful (1952) 73
Be Cool (2005) 73
In a World… (2013) 73
King Kong (1933) 73
Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985) 73
Noises Off… (1992) 73
Soapdish (1991) 73
Stage Fright (1950) 73
When Brendan Met Trudy (2000) 73
Withnail & I (1987) 73
Caesar Must Die (2012) 72
Chaplin (1992) 72
La Dolce vita (1960) 72
Ella Cinders (1926) 72
Mighty Aphrodite (1995) 72
Notting Hill (1999) 72
Simone (2002) 72
Sullivan’s Travels (1941) 72
Three Amigos! (1986) 72
Tootsie (1982) 72
8½ (1963) 71
Chicago (2002) 71
Cinema Paradiso (1988) 71
Day for Night (1973) 71
Indiscreet (1958) 71
Karpuz Kabuğundan Gemiler Yapmak (2004) 71
Man on the Moon (1999) 71
Show People (1928) 71
The Barefoot Contessa (1954) 69
Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993) 69
The Girl (2012) 69
The Kovak Box (2006) 69
The Last of Sheila (1973) 69
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (1991) 69
Rubber (2010) 69
Shakespeare in Love (1998) 69
State and Main (2000) 69
Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1990) 69
Videodrome (1983) 69
Wes Craven’s New Nightmare (1994) 69
Artists and Models (1955) 68
Bride of Chucky (1998) 68
Choke (2008) 68
Clouds of May (1999) 68
Le Dernier Metro (1980) 68
Inglourious Basterds (2009) 68
Network (1976) 68
10 Items or Less (2006) 67
Deathtrap (1982) 67
Irma Vep (1996) 67
The Notorious Bettie Page (2005) 67
The Star Maker (1995) 67
Synecdoche, New York (2008) 67
Glory to the Filmmaker! (2007) 66
Last Action Hero (1993) 66
Norma Jean & Marilyn (1996) 66
Shooting Stars (1928) 66
Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989) 65
A Double Life (1947) 65
In & Out (1997) 65
The Artist (2011) 64
Millennium Actress (2001) 64
Spirit of the Beehive (1973) 63
The Aviator (2004) 61
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004) 60
Kiss Me, Stupid (1964) 55
Play It Again, Sam (1972) 52

101-∞: Movies that I haven’t seen yet, in chronological order;

Show Girl in Hollywood (1930)
What Price Hollywood? (1932)
Bombshell (1933)
Going Hollywood (1933)
Dangerous (1935)
A Star is Born (1937)
Hellzapoppin’ (1941)
The Star (1952)
The Love Lottery (1954)
The Big Knife (1955)
The Goddess (1958)
Floating Weeds (1959)
Hiroshima mon amour (1959)
Two Weeks in Another Town (1962)
Contempt (1963)
The Oscar (1966)
The Pornographers (1966)
Valley of the Dolls (1967)
The Day of the Locust (1975)
The Travelling Players (1975)
The Last Tycoon (1976)
Cannibal Holocaust (1980)
The Mirror Crack’d (1980)
Stardust Memories (1980)
The Stunt Man (1980)
Those Lips, Those Eyes (1980)
Mephisto (1981)
S.O.B. (1981)
My Favorite Year (1982)
The State of Things (1982)
The Dresser (1983)
Epidemic (1987)
Moon over Parador (1988)
The Big Picture (1989)
Speaking Parts (1989)
Close-Up (1990)
Postcards from the Edge (1990)
Bullets Over Broadway (1994)
Salaam Cinema (1995)
Trial and Error (1997)
The Real Blonde (1998)
Two Girls and a Guy (1998)
Bowfinger (1999)
The Independent (2000)
Stardom (2000)
My Wife Is an Actress (2001)
Hollywood Ending (2002)
Sex Is Comedy (2002)
dot the i (2003)
Goodbye, Dragon Inn (2003)
Being Julia (2004)
Stage Beauty (2004)
For Your Consideration (2006)
Inland Empire (2006)
JCVD (2008)
Shirin (2008)
Broken Embraces (2009)
Road to Nowhere (2010)
Somewhere (2010)
Argo (2012)
Holy Motors (2012)

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