Sassy and ambitious waitress Mary Evans amuses and befriends amiable seldom-sober Hollywood film director Max Carey when he stumbles into her restaurant. Max invites Mary to his film premiere and, after a night of drinking and carousing, Mary is granted a screen test. A studio contract follows. Just as Mary finds her dreams coming true, Carey’s life and career begins its descent.
A group of stable hands is given a race horse when its owner retires from the business. They raise money to run the horse in the Hollywood Derby at Santa Anita race track. Many Hollywood personalities attend the event.
Led by their comedic and pranking leader, Newbomb Turk, the Hollywood Knights car gang raise hell throughout Beverly Hills on Halloween Night, 1965. Everything from drag racing to Vietnam to high school love.
A L.A. Private Eye is hired by a worried mother to find her missing runaway daughter, Samantha. As Private Dick Jack Chandler searches for her whereabouts he will have the misfortune of encountering an evil cult that worships an Egyptian god, the methods of human sacrifice using chainsaws their choice of appeasing their deity. What Chandler learns is that Samantha has revenge in store for "The Master" and his bevy of blood-thirsty, chainsaw-wielding hookers.
Diane Blaine has the face of a movie star. Unfortunately, fallen star/tabloid queen Jamie Stephens already made it famous. Hollywoods constant rejection due to what Diane refers to as "TJS" ("Too Jamie Stephens") has made her bitter, frustrated....and, yes, whiny. Co-worker/boyfriend Jack Sanders doesn't help matters. His idea of ambition is letting it ride. Now he's in major debt to a trigger-happy mobster who, interestingly enough, has a thing for Jamie Stephens. Jack's only way out? Convince Diane to be Jamie and wipe out the debt having one meal with a made man. It's literally the performance of her life. With Jack's on the line.
A former LA cop runs a top-flight private detective agency that caters to spoiled Hollywood types.
Murphy ("Just Jesse the Jack") is a mega-famous canine TV star who is fed up with being treated like a 'cashmachine' by Hollywood executives. He escapes and a group of loving kids save him.
This is like a documentary on the scandals in the Golden Age of Hollywood during the 1920's. Contains many reenactments of major scandals.
Douglas Fairbanks Jr. and Peter Fonda host an examination of the history of decency standards for movies from the early 1920s onwards.
A film shoot in Peru goes badly wrong when an actor is killed in a stunt, and the unit wrangler, Kansas, decides to give up film-making and stay on in the village, shacking up with local prostitute Maria. But his dreams of an unspoiled existence are interrupted when the local priest asks him to help stop the villagers killing each other by re-enacting scenes from the film for real because they don't understand movie fakery...
A look at the forces that shaped Pre-Code Hollywood and brought about the strict enforcement of the Hays Code in 1934. Documentary.
Tom Mix and Wyatt Earp team up to solve a murder at the Academy Awards in 1929 Hollywood.
A documentary concerning the views of those in the movie industry, pertaining to the subject of 9/11. This film should be viewed as a whole body of work, as it is NOT about the life, career or credibility of any one particular Hollywood Celebrity. Celebrities do have the right to freedom of speech and are free to verbally express their own opinion. If I wanted respectability, I would have made a boring film about the dozen or so academically accredited scientists who have actually tested the World Trade Center dust and found unexploded military grade nano-thermite. This film is about Hollywood’s GUT FEELING that something is just not right, and the dozens of unanswered questions they have.
Daffy sneaks onto the Warmer Brothers lot, eventually posing as a tour guide. Daffy spoofs a number of contemporary stars, and others appear as "themselves". He also has a number of run-ins with a studio cop.
Hollywood action film star Rafe Stoker has sunk $130,000 of his own money into his own production, but can't find legitimate financing to complete the film. His mob-connected investor demands an exorbitant amount of collateral and a guarantee that Rafe hand over a commercially acceptable film in 4 weeks, then hires a gang of psycho bikers to sabotage the picture to ensure he collects Stoker's collateral. As if a cranky local cop and bad weather didn't slow production enough, Crazy Harvey decides to take Rafe out of the picture after Rafe shows him up once too often.
During the course of an ordinary week in Hollywood, movie producer Ben (Robert De Niro) must navigate his way through shark-infested waters as he struggles to complete his latest projects. A demanding studio boss (Catherine Keener) demands extensive changes to a movie starring Sean Penn, while another chief won't greenlight a project unless star Bruce Willis shaves his beard. Meanwhile, Ben tries to reconcile with his wife and maintain a relationship with his young daughter.
Jimmy Durante is jungle star Schnarzan the Conqueror, but the public is tiring of his fake lions. So when Baron Munchausen comes to town with real man-eating lions, Durante throws a big party with so that he might use the lions in his next movie. His film rival sneaks into the party to buy the lions before Durante.
Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire present more golden moments from the MGM film library, this time including comedy and drama as well as classic musical numbers.
Dan Ackroyd, John Candy, Gilda Radner and Cheech and Chong present this compilation of classic bad films from the 50's, 60's and 70's. Special features on gorilla pictures, anti-marijuana films and a special tribute to the worst film maker of all-time, Ed Wood.
The Hollywood Palace is an hour-long American television variety show that was broadcast weekly on ABC from January 4, 1964 to February 7, 1970. Originally titled The Saturday Night Hollywood Palace, it began as a mid-season replacement for The Jerry Lewis Show, another variety show which had lasted only three months. It was staged in Hollywood at the former Hollywood Playhouse on Vine Street, which was renamed The Hollywood Palace during the show's duration and is today known as Avalon Hollywood. A little-known starlet named Raquel Welch was cast during the first season as the "Billboard Girl", who placed the names of the acts on a placard.
Shining a spotlight on ground-breaking artists and entertainers who’ve devoted their lives to making their mark in movies, television, comedy and sports – and in the process, helped to elevate and transform our world.
Dame Edna's Hollywood is an American series starring Barry Humphries as Dame Edna Everage in a spoof of Hollywood talk shows.
A one-hour reality series that follows 20-year old Tyler Henry, exploring the world of this self-proclaimed clairvoyant medium as he balances his unique abilities with trying to be a regular young adult. Formerly of a small-town and now living in the City of Angels, Tyler has quickly become one of Hollywood's top mediums, bringing messages from the heavens and profound visions to today's stars.
Hollywood Treasure is a weekly, American, reality television series that began airing on SyFy, October 27, 2010, which follows a Hollywood, California-based appraiser named Joe Maddalena and his team as they track down, appraise and help auction off valuable film, television and pop culture memorabilia.
Hollywood Residential is an American comedy television series created by and starring Adam Paul. It was originally broadcast on the Starz network in the United States. Paul plays Tony King, an aspiring actor who had come up with an idea for a reality show in the style of This Old House in which each episode focused on his making improvements to the home of a Hollywood celebrity. Each episode featured a celebrity playing himself or herself. Recurring themes include Tony's incompetence, his obsession with his ex-wife, and his simultaneous jealousy of and attraction for his co-host, Lila. Tony's ex-wife Rachael was played by Rachael Harris. Adam Paul and Rachael Harris were married in real life and they divorced soon after the initial broadcast of Hollywood Residential.
The 911 calls made by celebrities during their most terrifying moments.
The extraordinary story of how Hollywood changed World War II – and how World War II changed Hollywood, through the interwoven experiences of five legendary filmmakers who went to war to serve their country and bring the truth to the American people: John Ford, William Wyler, John Huston, Frank Capra, and George Stevens. Based on Mark Harris’ best-selling book, “Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War.”
Hollywood Cycle is a never before seen look inside the uber-popular, highly competitive world of indoor cycling at LA’s Cycle House. The series follows the “ride or die” lives of high profile instructors, along with three up-and-coming trainees, whose strong, driven personalities often clash both in their professional and personal lives. While the instructors struggle to keep their sweaty, dark rooms full, their loyal riders ferociously compete for attention and mixing business with pleasure is always tempting. Viewers will also be introduced to Cycle House management who constantly vie for authority and power. E!’s new hour-long, six episode series, "Hollywood Cycle," is a raw and real look inside one of today’s hottest, most competitive fitness crazes.
Homegrown Hollywood was a late-night television show aired by BBC2 in the United Kingdom around 2005. The show consisted of a series of short films or productions made by amateur, independent film-makers - ranging from students to independent studios - thus offering these people a showcase for their productions. The short films ranged in size from 1 to 30 minutes. It was produced by the BBC, with two BBC staff as well as BBC intern, Joan Brogan and three others.
"Hollywood Exes" follows five women of an exclusive sorority: the ex wives of A-list celebrities. Nicole Murphy (ex of Eddie Murphy), Sheree Fletcher (ex of Will Smith), Jessica Canseco (ex of Jose Canseco), Andrea Kelly (ex of R. Kelly) and Mayte Garcia (ex of Prince), all lived fairytale lives, but of course, all the fame and fortune comes at a steep price. However, these women have decided to cut their ties in order to live a truly happier life. When they were married, the ladies were focused on their husbands' careers, but now they're in a brand new world where they can focus on themselves. They're about to embark on the second chapter in their lives and show the world exactly what they're made of.
Hollywood & Wine is a 2010 American comedy film.