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A list of the best filmmaking movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This filmmaking movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about filmmaking are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about filmmaking you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous filmmaking movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these filmmaking movie titles for more information about the films.

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This list answers the questions, "What are the best filmmaking movies?" and "What is the greatest filmmaking movie of all time?"

Various bits of information are included with these popular filmmaking movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these filmmaking movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these good filmmaking movies can be enjoyed no matter what.
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Debbie Reynolds, Gene Kelly, Rita Moreno
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17 5
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Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Maggie Gyllenhaal
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14 3
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frankpanderson added William Holden, Buster Keaton, Gloria Swanson
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19 9
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Tom Cruise, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Robert Downey Jr.
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13 4
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John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Frances McDormand
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14 5
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Wes Craven, Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp
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14 6
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Kate Beckinsale, Leonardo DiCaprio, Gwen Stefani
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8 2
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PeteBoyle added Christina Hendricks, Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan
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10 6
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John Travolta, John Wayne, Danny DeVito
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10 7
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Robert Downey Jr., Eddie Murphy, Heather Graham
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9 6
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Kristen Stewart, Bruce Willis, Robert De Niro
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8 5
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Willem Dafoe, John Malkovich, Eddie Izzard
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8 6
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John Travolta, John Lithgow, Dennis Franz
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5 3
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PeteBoyle added John Goodman, Malcolm McDowell, James Cromwell
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5 3
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Ian McKellen, Brendan Fraser, Lynn Redgrave
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8 7
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Maggie Gyllenhaal, Melanie Griffith, Alicia Witt
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7 6
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Ron Jeremy, Matt Stone, Trey Parker
18
7 6
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Julia Roberts, Bruce Willis, Whoopi Goldberg
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6 5
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Sarah Jessica Parker, Alec Baldwin, Julia Stiles
20
5 4
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Sharon Stone, Woody Allen, Charlotte Rampling
21
4 3
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Jacqueline Bissett, Graham Greene, François Truffaut
22
4 3
8½ is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Filmmaking Movies
frankpanderson added Claudia Cardinale, Marcello Mastroianni, Barbara Steele
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2 1
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YaraKamal added Eva Mendes, Bradley Cooper, Ryan Gosling
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7 7
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Elizabeth Banks, Seth Rogen, Traci Lords
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4 4
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Ruggero Deodato, Luca Barbareschi, Robert Kerman