The Extra (2005)

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Romantic comedy. The Extra is a man with dreams of becoming a celebrity and film star and finding fame and fortune. He manages to get work as an extra on the set of a blockbuster film and dreams of mingling with the main actors, especially the female star. However, in reality he ends up hanging out with other extras working at the studio, and gets embroiled with the increasingly illegal schemes of former child star Curtis, who owes money to a loan shark. The star, Katharine, begins to be attracted to this mysterious extra who she has seen on set, because he has treated her as a person rather than a star, by then the Extra has become friendly with Claudia, a talented extra. Meanwhile, he acts the main lead in a trailer made by Curtis, who has plans to break into film-making and use the trailer to tout for backing. However, the trailer is taken by the loan shark and they have to try and get it back.

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