Movies about cinema - excluded the really bad onesby guisreis | created - 29 Oct 2014 | updated - 3 weeks ago | Public
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1. Cinema Paradiso (1988)
R | 155 min | Drama
A filmmaker recalls his childhood when falling in love with the pictures at the cinema of his home village and forms a deep friendship with the cinema's projectionist.
Votes: 208,695 | Gross: $11.99M
3. Cine Holliúdy (2012)
91 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
The massive arrival of television in the country side of Brazil, in the '70s, puts in jeopardy the small movie theaters businesses. Francisgleydisson is the owner of Cine Holliudy, and he ... See full summary »
4. Even the Rain (2010)
Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, History
As a director and his crew shoot a controversial film about Christopher Columbus in Cochabamba, Bolivia, local people rise up against plans to privatize the water supply.
Votes: 12,053 | Gross: $0.56M
6. Solidões (2013)
94 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Solitudes goes from laugh to drama, from musical to documentary, from romantic comedy to mean satire, keeping loneliness focused in all its aspects at all times, in many stories that are linked to each other.
7. The Foreign Eye (2006)
70 min | Documentary
Fantasies and clichés about Brazil and Brazilians as reinforced by international films, even those actually shot in Brazil. This documentary features interviews with non-Brazilian directors... See full summary »
8. The Artist (I) (2011)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An egomaniacal film star develops a relationship with a young dancer against the backdrop of Hollywood's silent era.
Votes: 219,898 | Gross: $44.67M
9. Deconstructing Harry (1997)
R | 96 min | Comedy
Suffering from writer's block and eagerly awaiting his writing award, Harry Block remembers events from his past and scenes from his best-selling books as characters, real and fictional, come back to haunt him.
Votes: 40,375 | Gross: $10.69M
10. Hugo (2011)
PG | 126 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
In 1931 Paris, an orphan living in the walls of a train station gets wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton.
Votes: 289,194 | Gross: $73.86M
11. Lisbela and the Prisoner (2003)
106 min | Comedy, Romance
Lisbela is a young woman who loves going to the movies. Leléu is a con man, going from town to town selling all sort of things and performing as master of ceremonies for some cheesy numbers... See full summary »
13. A Slave of Love (1976)
Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Olga Voznesenskaya is a silent screen star whose pictures are so popular that underground revolutionaries risk capture to see them. She's in southern Russia filming a tear-jerker as the ... See full summary »
15. Shadow of the Vampire (2000)
R | 92 min | Drama, Horror
Votes: 38,612 | Gross: $8.29M
16. Under the Sun (2015)
Not Rated | 106 min | Documentary
A propaganda documentary about North Korea that reveals a few hidden facts because the director continues filming between the scripted scenes.
Votes: 4,005 | Gross: $0.07M
17. Os Filmes Que Não Fiz (2008)
16 min | Short, Comedy
18. Together Forever (2011)
101 min | Comedy
A script writer has an idea for a movie related to what he is actually living: his girlfriend just dumped him, his mother is driving him mad and he starts dating someone who is really dumb. A great comedy with outstanding performances.
20. Barton Fink (1991)
R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.
Votes: 106,374 | Gross: $6.15M
21. The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2018)
Not Rated | 132 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Toby, a disillusioned film director, becomes pulled into a world of time-jumping fantasy when a Spanish cobbler believes him to be Sancho Panza. He gradually becomes unable to tell dreams from reality.
Votes: 10,874 | Gross: $0.39M
22. Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1989)
NC-17 | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
An unbalanced but alluring former mental patient takes a porn star prisoner in the hopes of convincing her to marry him.
Votes: 22,324 | Gross: $4.09M
24. Undergångens arkitektur (1989)
Not Rated | 119 min | Documentary, History
An absorbing and chilling documentary about the National Socialist aesthetic, and how attempts to create the Aryan Ideal caused the extermination of millions. Aspects covered include: ... See full summary »
25. The Cameraman's Revenge (1912)
Not Rated | 12 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Mr Beetle seeks companionship from a statuesque dragonfly dancer, unaware that her ex-boyfriend, a slender grasshopper and an industrious cameraman, watches their every move. Will Mrs Beetle forgive him? Will he get away with adultery?
Director: Wladyslaw Starewicz
27. Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People (2006 Video)
50 min | Documentary, History, War
This groundbreaking documentary dissects a slanderous aspect of cinematic history that has run virtually unchallenged form the earliest days of silent film to today's biggest Hollywood ... See full summary »
28. City of God: 10 Years Later (2013)
PG-13 | 70 min | Documentary
A film documentary about the fate of the young actors of the award winning film City of God by Fernando Meirelles and Katia Lund. It shows how their lives unfolded after the film's worldwide success.
29. Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)
R | 120 min | Drama
A gay man and a political prisoner are together in a prison. The gay man narrates the stories of two fake movies and his own life.
Votes: 13,256 | Gross: $17.04M
32. Hitchcock (2012)
PG-13 | 98 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Votes: 69,205 | Gross: $6.01M
33. The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)
R | 124 min | Drama, Romance
Wife and husband, both actors, play a couple in love from the Victorian era. Soon they begin to feel that fiction interweaves into reality.
Votes: 11,134 | Gross: $22.60M
35. Son of Rambow (2007)
PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
During a long English summer in the early 1980s, two schoolboys from differing backgrounds set out to make a film inspired by First Blood (1982).
Votes: 29,930 | Gross: $1.78M
36. Le plombier (2016)
14 min | Short
Tom, a Flemish comedian, makes voices of cartoon characters. Today, he finds himself in a studio for a pornographic film in French.
37. White Hunter Black Heart (1990)
PG | 112 min | Adventure, Drama
A thinly fictionalized account of a legendary movie director, whose desire to hunt down an animal turns into a grim situation with his movie crew in Africa.
Votes: 10,375 | Gross: $2.32M
38. Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994)
PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy, Crime
Frank Drebin comes out of retirement to help Police Squad infiltrate a gang of terrorists planning to detonate a bomb at the Academy Awards.
Votes: 90,979 | Gross: $51.13M
39. Twenty Years Later (1984)
119 min | Documentary
Eduardo Coutinho was filming a movie with the same name in the Northeast of Brazil, in 1964, when there came the military coup. He had to interrupt the project, and came back to it in 1981,... See full summary »
40. Made in Hollywood (2005– )
60 min | Talk-Show
"MADE IN HOLLYWOOD", is an inventive behind-the-screen entertainment news, headline; magazine-styled series, featuring exclusive celebrity interviews with Hollywood's premiere talent. There... See full summary »
41. Baile Perfumado (1997)
93 min | Drama
A Lebanese photographer living in Brazil in the '30s manages to take pictures of Lampião, a legendary Brazilian outlaw, kind of a tropical Robin Hood.
42. Mr. Bean's Holiday (2007)
G | 90 min | Comedy, Family
Mr. Bean wins a trip to Cannes where he unwittingly separates a young boy from his father and must help the two come back together. On the way he discovers France, bicycling, and true love, among other things.
Votes: 108,305 | Gross: $33.30M
43. A Dama do Cine Shanghai (1987)
115 min | Crime, Mystery
Real estate broker and former boxer enters an old cinema in the decadent downtown São Paulo and meets an intriguing and mysterious woman, very much alike the leading lady of the film. He ... See full summary »
44. Fright Night (1985)
R | 106 min | Horror, Thriller
A teenager discovers that the newcomer in his neighborhood is a vampire, so he turns to an actor in a television horror show for help dealing with the undead.
Votes: 55,462 | Gross: $24.92M
46. A Done Deal (2016)
9 min | Short, Comedy
Remy, a hitman for a small-time Montreal mobster, has to kill Fernand, an old associate who talks too much. The plan is simple: invite him for coffee, offer him a ride and shoot him in the alley. Easy! A done deal...
Most of the short film is a chat about cinema.
47. The First Time of Brazilian Cinema (2013)
84 min | Documentary, Biography, History
In 1982, almost five million people took theaters to see Erotic Things, the first Brazilian porn movie. The production is today considered a major episode in the history of Brazilian cinema... See full summary »
American Masters (1985– )
Woody Allen: A Documentary
Not Rated | 192 min | Documentary, Biography
A documentary on Woody Allen that trails him on his movie sets and follows him back to Brooklyn as he visits his childhood haunts.
49. The Visual Element (2005 Video)