Most Popular Burlesque Movies and TV Shows
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1. Papillon (I) (2017)
R | 133 min | Adventure, Biography, Crime
Wrongfully convicted for murder, Henri Charriere forms an unlikely relationship with fellow inmate and quirky convicted counterfeiter Louis Dega, in an attempt to escape from the notorious penal colony on Devil's Island.
Votes: 36,827 | Gross: $2.34M
4. The Immigrant (2013)
R | 120 min | Drama, Romance
1921. An innocent immigrant woman is tricked into a life of burlesque and vaudeville until a dazzling magician tries to save her and reunite her with her sister who is being held in the confines of Ellis Island.
Votes: 27,118 | Gross: $2.01M
5. The Love Witch (2016)
Unrated | 120 min | Comedy, Horror, Romance
A modern-day witch uses spells and magic to get men to fall in love with her, with deadly consequences.
Votes: 9,879 | Gross: $0.23M
9. Laurel Canyon (2002)
R | 103 min | Drama
When an uptight young man and his fiancee move into his libertine mother's house, the resulting clash of life attitudes shakes everyone up.
Votes: 15,413 | Gross: $3.66M
11. Knife+Heart (2018)
Unrated | 102 min | Drama, Horror, Romance
Paris, summer 1979. Anne is a producer of cheap gay porn. When Lois, her editor and companion, leaves her, she attempts to get her back by making a more ambitious film with the flamboyant Archibald.
Votes: 2,104 | Gross: $0.03M
13. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931)
Not Rated | 98 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Dr. Jekyll faces horrible consequences when he lets his dark side run wild with a potion that transforms him into the animalistic Mr. Hyde.
16. My One and Only (2009)
PG-13 | 108 min | Adventure, Biography, Comedy
After leaving her philandering husband, an elegant socialite takes her two sons on a road trip across America in search of a better life.
Votes: 8,168 | Gross: $2.48M
17. The Aristocrats (2005)
Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Comedy
One hundred superstar comedians tell the same very, VERY dirty, filthy joke--one shared privately by comics since Vaudeville.
Votes: 15,690 | Gross: $6.38M
18. Gypsy (1962)
Approved | 143 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Based on the Broadway hit about the life and times of burlesque dancer Gypsy Rose Lee and her aggressive stage mother, Mama Rose.
Votes: 5,084 | Gross: $13.01M
20. Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956)
Not Rated | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A novelist aided by his future father-in-law conspires to frame himself for the murder of a burlesque dancer as part of an effort to ban capital punishment.
21. Ugly, Dirty and Bad (1976)
115 min | Comedy, Drama
Four generations of a family live in a shantytown in the outskirts of Rome. The household engages in various forms of sexual idiosyncrasies, land swindles, incest, drugs and adultery.
Votes: 6,959 | Gross: $0.01M
22. Promises..... Promises! (1963)
Not Rated | 75 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After a drunken spree on a cruise ship, two women discover that they're pregnant, and set out to find who the fathers are.
23. A Dog's Will (2000)
104 min | Adventure, Comedy
The lively João Grilo and the sly Chicó are poor guys living in the hinterland who cheat a bunch of people in a small Northeast Brazil town. But when they die, they have to be judged by ... See full summary »
24. Make It Happen (2008)
PG-13 | 90 min | Drama
Embarking on a journey to fulfill her dreams as a dancer, a young girl discovers a new style of dance that will prove to be the source of both conflict and self-discovery.
25. King of California (2007)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama
An unstable dad who after getting out of a mental institution tries to convince his daughter that there's Spanish gold buried somewhere under suburbia.
Votes: 21,483 | Gross: $0.26M
26. The Night They Raided Minsky's (1968)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy
A naive Amish young woman runs away from her home in Pennsylvania to New York City where she hopes to act in religious stage plays but ends up performing in Burlesque theatre.
30. Mermaid's Song (2015)
88 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Done Four Productions' "Charlotte's Song" is a dark homage to Hans Christian Andersen's "The Little Mermaid" set in the 1930s Dust Bowl, and stars "Game of Thrones" baddie Iwan Rheon.
31. Lustful Illusions (2011)
Not Rated | 80 min | Drama
Unfulfilled housewife Allison (Darian Caine) secretly yearns for adventure. When a mysterious antique movie camera appears in her living room, it heralds the beginning of a sexual odyssey ... See full summary »
32. Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990)
PG-13 | 126 min | Drama
Set during World War II, an upper-class family begins to fall apart due to the conservative nature of the patriarch and the progressive values of his children.
Votes: 2,649 | Gross: $7.70M
33. Liberty Heights (1999)
R | 127 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Anti-Semitism, race relations, coming of age, and fathers and sons: in Baltimore from fall, 1954, to fall, 1955. Racial integration comes to the high school, TV is killing burlesque, and ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,170 | Gross: $3.73M
34. Gypsy (1993 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 153 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Based on the autobiography of Gypsy Rose Lee, this made-for-TV movie-previously a Broadway smash and a 1962 film-depicts the life and times of a stripper and her domineering mother.
35. Ladies of the Chorus (1948)
Approved | 61 min | Musical, Romance
A chorus girl falls in love with a wealthy young man, but their relationship is jeopardized by her mother's fears about the reaction of his family.
36. Bizarre (2015)
Unrated | 98 min | Drama, Romance
Maurice is a French teenager who escaped France and begins working at a hype club in Brooklyn called BIZARRE. He quickly becomes a sort of 'mascot' of this incredible club.The owner and the... See full summary »
37. The Shakiest Gun in the West (1968)
Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Western
A pardoned stagecoach robber, becomes government agent and marries a naive unsuspecting east-coast dentist in order to join a wagon train and catch the smugglers who have been selling guns to the Indians.
38. Rhapsody in Blue (1945)
Approved | 135 min | Biography, Drama, Musical
George Gershwin is a driven composer whose need to succeed destroys his relationship with singer Julie Adams and socialite Christine Gilbert.
39. The Josephine Baker Story (1991 TV Movie)
R | 130 min | Biography, Drama, History
Born poor in St. Louis, Missouri, Josephine Baker achieved fame and fortune through her sizzlingly exotic, erotic performances. Starting life on the American Vaudeville circuit, success ... See full summary »
40. Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971)
PG-13 | 87 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
Paris...at the turn of the century. Inspector Vidocq investigates a series of unexplained murders at a Grand Guignol-type theatre...where the players have suddenly become real-life victims. Based on the story by Edgar Allan Poe.
41. Dancing Lady (1933)
Passed | 92 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
An attractive dancer is rescued from jail by a rich man, who helps her to have her first big opportunity at a musical play on Broadway.
42. Lady of Burlesque (1943)
Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Music, Mystery
After one member of their group is murdered, the performers at a burlesque house must work together to find out who the killer is before they strike again.
43. Dance, Girl, Dance (1940)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Judy O'Brien is an aspiring ballerina in a dance troupe. Also in the company is Bubbles, a brash mantrap who leaves the struggling troupe for a career in burlesque. When the company ... See full summary »
48. Once Upon a Honeymoon (1942)
Approved | 117 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
In Europe at the start of World War II, a woman notices that wherever her husband goes, the Nazis seem to follow. Meanwhile, a charming reporter is following them.
Votes: 2,416 | Gross: $0.86M