Movies About Movies

A list created by sensoria

43 fictional films, in no particular order, that have something to do with the movie-making process, Hollywood, or theaters. I’m intentionally leaving out documentaries.

Movies on Movies About Movies List
TitleDirector(s)Year Released
Ed WoodTim Burton1994
MatineeJoe Dante1993
Fade to BlackVernon Zimmerman1980
PopcornAlan Ormsby, Mark Herrier1991
New NightmareWes Craven1994
Shadow of the VampireE. Elias Merhige2000
Once Upon a Time... in HollywoodQuentin Tarantino2019
Dolemite Is My NameCraig Brewer2019
Big Picture, TheChristopher Guest1989
Hail, Caesar!Joel Coen, Ethan Coen2016
ContemptJean-Luc Godard1963
Bad and the Beautiful, TheVincente Minnelli1952
Federico Fellini1963
Super 8J.J. Abrams2011
Fabelmans, TheSteven Spielberg2022
BabylonDana Kjeldsen2022
Mulholland DriveDavid Lynch2001
Player, TheRobert Altman1992
Sunset BoulevardBilly Wilder1950
White Hunter, Black HeartClint Eastwood1990
Tropic ThunderBen Stiller2008
Broken EmbracesPedro Almodóvar2009
State and MainDavid Mamet2000
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?Robert Aldrich1962
BowfingerFrank Oz1999
Aviator, TheMartin Scorsese2004
Gods and MonstersBill Condon1998
HugoMartin Scorsese2011
Last Picture Show, ThePeter Bogdanovich1971
Swimming with SharksGeorge Huang1994
Adaptation.Spike Jonze2002
L.A. ConfidentialCurtis Hanson1997
Sullivan's TravelsPreston Sturges1941
Boogie NightsPaul Thomas Anderson1997
Living in OblivionTom DiCillo1995
Star Is Born, AGeorge Cukor1954
Artist, TheMichel Hazanavicius2011
Sherlock Jr.Buster Keaton1924
Barton FinkJoel Coen, Ethan Coen1991
Cinema ParadisoGiuseppe Tornatore1988
Day for NightFrançois Truffaut1973
Goodbye, Dragon InnTsai Ming-liang2003
Blade in the Dark, ALamberto Bava1983
EffectsDusty Nelson1979
Special EffectsLarry Cohen1984