films about filmmaking

be it actually making a movie, writing a movie, or any other aspect of filmmaking, these are movies about making movies. suggestions welcome!

  • Adaptation.
  • Mank
  • Hugo
  • 8½
  • Seven Psychopaths
  • Singin' in the Rain
  • The Disaster Artist
  • The Dirties
  • Argo
  • Dolemite Is My Name
  • Ed Wood
  • Close-Up
  • Sunset Boulevard
  • Barton Fink
  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
  • After Life
  • The Player
  • Cinema Paradiso
  • King Kong
  • King Kong
  • Hail, Caesar!
  • Midnight in Paris
  • The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
  • Be Kind Rewind
  • Tropic Thunder
  • Boogie Nights
  • The Artist
  • Irma Vep
  • The Big Picture
  • State and Main
  • Chaplin
  • The Aviator
  • Mr. Bean's Holiday
  • Inland Empire
  • Sullivan's Travels
  • Café Society
  • Blow Out
  • One Cut of the Dead
  • Scream 3
  • Saving Mr. Banks
  • Day for Night
  • Super 8
  • The Blair Witch Project
  • Rules Don't Apply
  • Living in Oblivion
  • Nonfilm
  • New Nightmare
  • Maps to the Stars
  • Bowfinger
  • The Bad and the Beautiful
  • Road to Nowhere
  • Myth
  • Pain and Glory
  • Zeroville
  • Shadow of the Vampire
  • Colour Me Kubrick
  • Stardust Memories
  • The Watermelon Woman
  • Brigsby Bear
  • Contempt
  • Holy Motors
  • Bienvenido-Welcome
  • Their Finest
  • La Flor
  • Creep
  • Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan
  • Zack and Miri Make a Porno
  • Get Shorty
  • Be Cool
  • The Last Shot
  • Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!
  • Why Don't You Play in Hell?
  • Persona
  • Cannibal Holocaust
  • Wings of Desire
  • Perfect Blue
  • Millennium Actress
  • Hitchcock
  • Found Footage 3D
  • Cecil B. Demented
  • Even the Rain
  • The Fall
  • Black Bear
  • In a World...
  • Antiporno
  • The Visit
  • Red Screening
  • Judy
  • The Souvenir
  • This Is Not a Film
  • The Other Side of the Wind
  • Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One
  • Camera Buff
  • The Day of the Locust
  • Hollywood Ending
  • Berberian Sound Studio
  • My Suicide
  • Two Weeks in Another Town
  • Clouds of Sils Maria
  • Seberg