They make films about a wide range of topics, like the conquest of space, war, among many others. These movies aren’t always movies about making movies, but in some cases, they make movies that are. You can learn a lot about filmmaking just by watching behind-the-scenes movies, even if they’re not always completely realistic. The following is a list of films that are about making films.
The Player (1992)
One of the best American satirists is Robert Altman, who knows how to work in that style. Tim Robbins stars as a film executive who murders a screenwriter, who happens to be his wife (portrayed by Cynthia Nixon). While you’re making a movie with the actual Julia Roberts and Bruce Willis, show business does not stop.
Barton Fink (1991)
That’s correct. We also have another Coen Brothers film here. Due to the quality of the movies “Hail, Caesar!” and “Barton Fink,” we had few alternatives. With Barton Fink, it’s not so much about the movies as it is about their last efforts. The film’s title character is a brash New York playwright who is given the opportunity to write a Hollywood-based film. It happens frequently that writers get writer’s block when their scripts don’t come up to their expectations. John Goodman’s neighbor may be more than meets the eye.
Get Shorty (1995)
Chill Palmer’s dream is to leave the criminal world and focus on filmmaking. Your screenplay may be promising, but you have a major debt to your boss, who has connections in the industry. Shorty is based on a novel by Elmore Leonard, meaning that there is drama and humor in addition to the violence in the film.
Sullivan’s Travels (1941)
Preston Sturges decided comedies should be very powerful, and here’s how he put it: In self-parody, the story follows a director who decides to make a “serious” social drama called “Sullivan’s Travels.” Finally, he comes to realize that a comedy is just as serious as any other movie.
As a low-budget action filmmaker, you’re attempting to make a name for yourself in the industry. I’m flummoxed. Bobby Bowfinger is one of the members of the fake movie cast that Murphy plays in his movie. Finally, you cast the actor’s look-alike (Eddie Murphy) and finish filming. That is completely unrealistic, right? That is very unlikely. Still, it provides entertainment in the movie “Bowfinger”.
Ed Wood (1994)
The combination of “Ed Wood” and “Dolemite is My Name” is quite apt, because both films were made by the same two individuals. However, “Ed Wood” was very successful, given that it was made in the mid-1970s. Martin Landau was nominated for his role as Bela Lugosi in Ed Wood, even though Bela Lugosi died during the filming of the movie.
It is widely accepted that Alfred Hitchcock is as eccentric as he is talented. People know Hitchcock regardless of what Frank Capra looked like. The story of the director-turned-filmmaker, Alfred Hitchcock, stars Anthony Hopkins in the lead role. During the making of the film, he and his wife, Alma, worked on “Psycho.”
Pain and Glory (2019)
Your self-biopic necessitates legitimacy acquired through genuine accomplishments. To keep things simple, let’s say Pedro Almodovar created “Pain and Glory” first. The aging director films frequent collaborator Antonio Banderas in his last movie. Although you should avoid making a de facto biopic, you may pat yourself on the back if you intend to make a biopic de facto.