30 Best Movies Like Being John Malkovich ...

30 Best Movies Like Being John Malkovich ...

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1. Synecdoche, New York (2008)

2h 4m Drama

A theater director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he attempts to create a life-size replica of New York inside a warehouse as part of his new play.

2. Birdman or (2014)

2h Drama Comedy

A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play. As opening night approaches, his attempts to become more altruistic, rebuild his career, and reconnect with friends and family prove more difficult than expected.

3. Interstate 60 (2002)

1h 56m Adventure Comedy Fantasy

An aspiring painter meets various characters and learns valuable lessons while traveling across America.

4. Donnie Darko (2001)

1h 54m Fantasy Drama Mystery

After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.

5. Cold Souls (2009)

1h 41m Comedy Drama Fantasy Science Fiction

Paul is agonising over his interpretation of 'Uncle Vanya' and, paralysed by anxiety, stumbles upon a solution via a New Yorker article about a high-tech company promising to alleviate suffering by extracting souls. He enlists their services—only to discover that his soul is the shape and size of a chickpea.

6. Living in Oblivion (1995)

1h 29m Drama Comedy

Nick is the director of a low-budget indie film. He tries to keep everything together as his production is plagued with an insecure actress, a megalomaniac star, a pretentious, beret-wearing director of photography and lousy catering. Divided in three acts, each representing a different scene to shoot, this film is an essential for amateur filmmakers.

7. Human Nature (2001)

1h 36m Drama Comedy

A philosophical burlesque, Human Nature follows the ups and downs of an obsessive scientist, a female naturalist, and the man they discover, born and raised in the wild. As scientist Nathan trains the wild man, Puff, in the ways of the world - starting with table manners - Nathan's lover Lila fights to preserve the man's simian past, which represents a freedom enviable to most.

8. Ruby Sparks (2012)

1h 44m Comedy Romance Fantasy Drama

Calvin is a young novelist who achieved phenomenal success early in his career but is now struggling with his writing – as well as his romantic life. Finally, he makes a breakthrough and creates a character named Ruby who inspires him. When Calvin finds Ruby, in the flesh, sitting on his couch about a week later, he is completely flabbergasted that his words have turned into a living, breathing person.

9. The Real Blonde (1997)

10. Arizona Dream (1993)

2h 22m Fantasy Comedy Drama Romance

An Innuit hunter races his sled home with a fresh-caught halibut. This fish pervades the entire film, in real and imaginary form. Meanwhile, Axel tags fish in New York as a naturalist's gofer. He's happy there, but a messenger arrives to bring him to Arizona for his uncle's wedding. It's a ruse to get Axel into the family business. In Arizona, Axel meets two odd women: vivacious, needy, and plagued by neuroses and familial discord. He gets romantically involved with one, while the other, rich but depressed, plays accordion tunes to a gaggle of pet turtles

11. Stardust Memories (1980)

1h 29m Comedy Drama Romance

While attending a retrospect of his work, a filmmaker recalls his life and his loves: the inspirations for his films.

12. Girl 6 (1996)

1h 48m Comedy

A struggling actress in New York City takes a job as a phone sex operator.

13. Adaptation. (2002)

1h 55m Comedy Crime Drama

Nicolas Cage is Charlie Kaufman, a confused L.A. screenwriter overwhelmed by feelings of inadequacy, sexual frustration, self-loathing, and by the screenwriting ambitions of his freeloading twin brother Donald. While struggling to adapt "The Orchid Thief," by Susan Orlean, Kaufman's life spins from pathetic to bizarre. The lives of Kaufman, Orlean's book, become strangely intertwined as each one's search for passion collides with the others'.

14. Celebrity (1998)

21m Comedy Animation

Celebrity Deathmatch is a claymation television show that depicts celebrities against each other in a wrestling ring, almost always ending in the loser's gruesome death. It was known for its excessive amount of blood used in every match and exaggerated physical injuries.The series was created by Eric Fogel; with the pilots airing on MTV on January 1 & 25 1998. The initial series ran from May 14, 1998 to October 20, 2002, and lasted for a 75-episode run. There was one special that did not contribute to the final episode total, entitled "Celebrity Deathmatch Hits Germany", which aired on June 21, 2001. Professional wrestler Stone Cold Steve Austin gave voice to his animated form as the guest commentator. Early in 2003, a film based on the series was announced by MTV to be in the making, but the project was canceled by the end of that year.In 2005, MTV2 announced the revival of the show as part of their "Sic 'Em Friday" programming block. Originally set to return in November 2005, the premiere was pushed back to June 10, 2006 as part of a new "Sic'emation" block with two other animated shows, Where My Dogs At and The Adventures of Chico and Guapo. The show's fifth season was produced by Cuppa Coffee Studios and the premiere drew over 2.5 million viewers, becoming MTV2's highest rated season premiere ever.

15. Barton Fink (1991)

1h 56m Comedy Drama

A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.

16. L.A. Story (1991)

1h 35m Comedy Drama Fantasy Romance

With the help of a talking freeway billboard, a "wacky weatherman" tries to win the heart of an English newspaper reporter, who is struggling to make sense of the strange world of early-90s Los Angeles.

17. That Obscure Object of Desire (1977)

1h 43m Comedy Drama Romance

After dumping a bucket of water on a beautiful young woman from the window of a train car, wealthy Frenchman Mathieu, regales his fellow passengers with the story of the dysfunctional relationship between himself and the young woman in question, a fiery 19-year-old flamenco dancer named Conchita. What follows is a tale of cruelty, depravity and lies -- the very building blocks of love.

18. City of Women (1980)

2h 29m Comedy Drama Adventure Fantasy

A businessman finds himself trapped at a hotel and threatened by women en masse.

19. She&`s Funny That Way (2014)

20. Two Girls and a Guy (1997)

1h 24m Drama Romance

Two women confront their boyfriend, a two-timing actor who professed eternal love to each.

21. Takeshis' (2005)

1h 48m Comedy Drama

Beat Takeshi lives the busy and sometimes surreal life of a showbiz celebrity. One day he meets his blond lookalike named Kitano, a shy convenience store cashier, who, still an unknown actor, is waiting for his big break. After their paths cross, Kitano seems to begin hallucinating about becoming Beat.

22. Holy Smoke (1999)

1h 55m Comedy Drama

While on a journey of discovery in exotic India, beautiful young Ruth Barron falls under the influence of a charismatic religious guru. Her desperate parents then hire PJ Waters, a macho cult de-programmer who confronts Ruth in a remote desert hideaway. But PJ quickly learns that he's met his match in the sexy, intelligent and iron-willed Ruth.

23. Pushing Tin (1999)

2h 4m Comedy Drama

Two air traffic controllers who thrive on living dangerously compete to outdo each other on several levels.

24. Lisa Picard Is Famous (2000)

1h 30m Comedy Drama

A documentarian decides to follow the career of New York actress Lisa Picard, believing she is on the brink of fame. Instead, he bears witness to Lisa's continued, humorous, struggles as an actress, as well as the conflict that arises when Lisa's best friend Tate hits it big with an off-Broadway one-man show.

25. Stranger Than Fiction (2006)

1h 53m Comedy Drama Fantasy Romance

Harold Crick is a lonely IRS agent whose mundane existence is transformed when he hears a mysterious voice narrating his life.

26. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

1h 48m Science Fiction Drama Romance

Joel Barish, heartbroken that his girlfriend underwent a procedure to erase him from her memory, decides to do the same. However, as he watches his memories of her fade away, he realises that he still loves her, and may be too late to correct his mistake.

27. Fight Club (1999)

2h 19m Drama

A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the way and ignites an out-of-control spiral toward oblivion.

28. Chuck & Buck (2000)

1h 36m Comedy Drama

A 27-year-old amateur playwright with the maturity level of an adolescent reconnects with a childhood friend, and then proceeds to follow him back to Los Angeles and stalk him.

29. I'm Still Here (2010)

1h 48m Thriller Crime Horror

Jennifer is a writer working on a new novel and, needing to get out of the city to finish it, hires a riverside apartment in upstate New York to finish her book—attracting the attention of a number of rowdy male locals.

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