Most Popular Theater Critic Movies and TV Shows
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R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama
A washed-up superhero actor attempts to revive his fading career by writing, directing, and starring in a Broadway production.
Votes: 525,672 | Gross: $42.34M
2. Citizen Kane (1941)
PG | 119 min | Drama, Mystery
Following the death of publishing tycoon, Charles Foster Kane, reporters scramble to uncover the meaning of his final utterance; 'Rosebud'.
Votes: 367,421 | Gross: $1.59M
4. The Object of My Affection (1998)
R | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A pregnant New York City social worker begins to develop romantic feelings for her gay best friend, and decides she'd rather raise her child with him, much to the dismay of her overbearing boyfriend.
Votes: 17,705 | Gross: $29.11M
7. Bloodsucking Freaks (1976)
Unrated | 84 min | Comedy, Horror
Sardu, master of the Theatre of the Macabre, and his assistant Ralphus run a show in which, under the guise of 'magic', they torture and murder people in front of their audience. But what the punters see as a trick is actually real.
8. Topsy-Turvy (1999)
R | 154 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Set in the 1880s, the story of how, during a creative dry spell, the partnership of the legendary musical/theatrical writers Gilbert and Sullivan almost dissolves, before they turn it all around and write the Mikado.
Votes: 11,128 | Gross: $6.20M
10. Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1960)
Passed | 112 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
A university professor leaves his job to become a theater critic, creating problems with his family and friends.
Votes: 3,728 | Gross: $11.10M
11. Game 6 (2005)
R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
Combining real and fictional events, this movie centers around the historic 1986 World Series, and a day in the life of a playwright who skips opening night to watch the momentous game.
Votes: 2,388 | Gross: $0.10M
12. Illuminata (1998)
R | 119 min | Drama, Romance
It's the start of the 20th century, and Tuccio, resident playwright of a theatre repertory company offers the owners of the company his new play, "Illuminata". They reject it, saying it's ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,480 | Gross: $0.84M
13. Critic's Choice (1963)
Approved | 100 min | Comedy
Parker Ballantine is a New York theater critic and his wife writes a play that may or may not be very good. Now Parker must either get out of reviewing the play or cause the breakup of his marriage.
14. You Are a Widow, Sir (1971)
97 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
After a soldier cuts off the arm of king's cousin, king decides to deactivate the army. Of course, generals don't like it at all and they try to kill the king. The assassin should be ... See full summary »
16. Two Roses and a Golden Rod (1969)
R | 83 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A beautiful young blonde resents her mother while seeking the lustful company of her Hollywood screenwriter father. He's tempted and writes a comedy about angels and the sin of lust. The mother hooks up with their cute lesbian neighbor.
17. My Life's in Turnaround (1993)
R | 84 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two Manhattan slacker dudes, best friends, want to make a movie about their lives. Splick drives a hack, Jason tends bar; each has a stuttering relationship with a down-to-earth woman. But ... See full summary »
Votes: 309 | Gross: $0.20M
18. Born to Sing (1942)
Approved | 82 min | Action, Crime, Musical
Show promoter Cartwright has stolen the songs that Frank wrote while he was in the big house. The boys go to Cartwright to get Frank credit for his work, and Cartwright has them arrested ... See full summary »
19. For Them That Trespass (1949)
Approved | 95 min | Crime, Drama
"Cristy" Drew, an aspiring young writer, trying to broaden his experience, gets involved with "Frankie" Ketchen and her two suitors, Herb Logan and Jim Heal. One night, Jim finds "Frankie" ... See full summary »
20. Cyclops (1983– )
60 min | Drama
The 1982 theatrical film of the same name reedited into a five part mini-series. In 1941, in pre-WW2 Zagreb, young bohemian artist and intellectual is conscripted and sent to a brutal boot camp that breaks him.
24. Waxie Moon (2009)
Not Rated | 70 min | Documentary
What happens when a classically-trained dancer/actor decides to pursue the lowbrow art of stripping? Waxie Moon a boylesque sensation takes the world of neo-burlesque by storm in this ... See full summary »
The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
A Piano in the House
TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Sadistic and hated theater critic Fitzgerald Fortune buys a player piano that has the power to reveal the souls of all who hear it.
The Best of Broadway (1954–1955)
Arsenic and Old Lace
60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
A drama critic learns on his wedding day that his beloved maiden aunts are homicidal maniacs, and that insanity runs in his family.
Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
TV-PG | 47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When one of Jessica's former students brings a play based on her novel to Broadway, she finds herself in the middle of a war between two rival critics.
Horror, Thriller, Fantasy
Actor Dan Burroughs tries desperately to convince an extremely influential critic to revise her negative opinion about his play and performance.
Barney Miller (1975–1982)
TV-PG | Comedy, Drama
Everyone on the squad except Barney is stoned by hashish-laced brownies made by Wojo's new girlfriend. An actor and a critic duel with swords.
TV-14 | 43 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Nervous for opening night, Rachel is willing to do anything to succeed. When she finds out that Jacob Ben Isreal is writing a review of the show for the New Yorker, her director pressures her to do whatever it takes for a good review.
Jonathan Creek (1997–2016)
The Scented Room
TV-PG | 50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Jonathan and Maddy investigate the mysterious disappearance of a priceless painting from the home of Sylvester Le Fley and his wife Lady Theresa Cutler.