Literary agent movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant literary agent movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, realistic, melancholic, thought provoking, touching and captivating films and TV shows about / with literary agent, writers, book, husband wife relationship, telephone call, novelist, obsession, writer's life, typewriter and kiss plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as literary agent: A Thousand Words (2012), Losing Control (1998), The Agent (2008), My Girlfriend's Boyfriend (2010), The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017), Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018), My Words, My Lies - My Love (2009), Deathtrap (1982), The Beach Bum (2019), The Vanishing of Sidney Hall (2017).

List of literary agent movies

A Thousand Words (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jack McCall is a fast-talking literary agent, who can close any deal, any time, any way. He has set his sights on New Age guru Dr. Sinja (Cliff Curtis) for his own selfish purposes. But Dr. Sinja is on to him, and Jack’s life comes unglued after a ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, inspirational, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: workplace, life turned upside down, family relations, change of heart, liar, literary agent, imaginary, introspection, curses spells and rituals, life & death, husband wife relationship, communication problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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 4.4
 317
Losing Control (1998)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Kim is suffering from writer's block. A chance encounter with a handsome stranger opens her to a world of risky sexual experimentation. However, she becomes worried when he refuses to say anything about himself.
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: erotic thriller, literary agent, sexual awakening, dysfunctional relationship, nipples, investigation, blindfold, lingerie, sex scene, rough sex, cunnilingus, quest ...
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 5.6
 69
The Agent (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: It's all in a day's work for high-flying literary agent Alexander; manuscripts to read, deals to be done, celebrity clients to be taken out to lunch, but first there is an author to deal with whose latest book the agent thinks is, frankly, ...
Plot: literary agent, blackmail, female director, publishing, writers
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My Girlfriend's Boyfriend (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When Ethan arrives at the airport just in time to declare his undying love for his girlfriend, love appears to have conquered all. The scene, however, is really the ending of Ethan's novel, which his agent calls "unrealistic." Ethan ...
Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: secret, love triangle, fall in love, romance, divorced woman, couples, family relations, siblings relations, sibling relationship, male female relationship, brother sister relationship, kiss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In 1843, Dickens was a literary rock star, but struggling financially after the slow sales of his previous novel, Martin Chuzzlewit. Seized with the vision of a story that would fire the hearts of humanity, Dickens pitched his publishers A Christmas ...
Style: thought provoking, feel good, humorous, captivating
Plot: christmas, father son relationship, publisher, debt, poverty, writing, inspiration, writer's block, sleeping, friend, book, charles dickens ...
Time: victorian england, 19th century, 1800s, year 1943
Place: london, new york, turkey
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Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When bestselling celebrity biographer Lee Israel is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend Jack.
Style: based on true events, tragicomedy, melancholic, social, sad
Plot: forgery, female protagonist, letter, female writer, pet, book seller, pets, accomplice, deception, criminal, fired from the job, friendship ...
Time: year 2014, year 1939, year 1991, year 1994
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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My Words, My Lies - My Love (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: David, a waiter, finds an unpublished manuscript in a dresser drawer. To impress a girl, he claims to be the author. When the novel becomes a best-seller the real author introduces himself in his life and begins to take-over David's life.
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: novelist, wooing, fall in love, rising to stardom, romance, writer's life, love and romance, overnight success, cons and scams, dishonesty, novel, plagiarism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
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 7.0
 12K
Deathtrap (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A Broadway playwright puts murder in his plan to take credit for a student's script.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, humorous, semi serious, psychological ...
Plot: murder, playwright, mystery, crimes, perfect crime, deathtrap, ambition, aspiring writer, rivalry, husband wife relationship, twists & turns, secrets ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 18th century
Place: new york, usa, long island
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 5.5
 17K
The Beach Bum (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Switzerland, UK, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An irreverent comedy about the misadventures of Moondog, a rebellious stoner and lovable rogue who lives large.
Style: ironic, feel good, light, humorous, absurd
Audience: boys' night
Plot: stoner, alcoholic, buddies, poet, marijuana, adultery, pool party, entertainment, drugs, misadventure, cunnilingus, beach party ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, miami
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The Vanishing of Sidney Hall (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Over the course of 12 years, and three stages of life, Sidney Hall falls in love, writes the book of a generation and then disappears without a trace.
Style: meditative, captivating, lyrical, melancholic, non-linear
Audience: girls' night
Plot: writers, investigator, girlfriend, disappearance, search, novel, hallucinations, best friends, book burning, hallucination, abusive parent, classmate ...
Time: contemporary
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The Last Five Years (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In New York, a struggling actress and a successful writer sing about their failed marriage from two perspectives.
Style: sentimental, humorous, melancholic, lyrical, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: marriage, romance, writer's life, love affair, artists and showbiz, wife, husband wife relationship, marital problem, breakup, memory, audition, aspiring writer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, year 2011, year 2013
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, ohio, new york, new jersey
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After the Storm (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Ryota is an unpopular writer although he won a literary award 15 years ago. Now, Ryota works as a private detective. He is divorced from his ex-wife Kyoko and he has an 11-year-old son Shingo. His mother Yoshiko lives alone at her apartment. One ...
Style: semi serious, touching, melancholic, sincere, thought provoking
Plot: divorce, private detective, lottery ticket, slice of life, gambling, storm, father son relationship, lie, bet, divorced parents, betting, trust ...
Time: contemporary
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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Free-spirited writer Juliet Ashton forms a life-changing bond with the delightful and eccentric Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, when she decides to write about the book club they formed during the occupation of Guernsey in WWII.
Style: touching, romantic, sincere, uplifting
Plot: nazi occupation, friendship, letter, island, reading a book, female writer, fiance fiancee relationship, world war two, love, nazi, writers, book ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1946
Place: london
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While the Women Are Sleeping (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Kenji and Aya spend their summer days in a Hotel. While she is doing her own thing, he tries to work on his novel. But then a few strange hotel guest arouse the curiosity of the couple...
Style: sentimental, light, romanticism, romantic, contemplative ...
Audience: kids
Plot: husband wife relationship, japanese teenager, pregnant woman, marital discord, married couple, japanese woman, police, peeping tom, obsession, teenage girl, waitress, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
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 6.4
 179
Private Road (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Receptionist Anne’s new relationship with nascent writer Peter is opening her eyes to a new lifestyle, one far removed from her comfortable middle-class background.
Plot: writers, receptionist, love, relationships, farmer, drug addict, sex scene, hunting, fish, gunshot, guitar playing, long haired male ...
Place: london
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 6.2
 33K
Girls Trip (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Four girlfriends take a trip to New Orleans for an annual festival and, along the way, rediscover their wild sides and strengthen the bonds of sisterhood.
Style: buddy comedy, captivating, humorous, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship between women, motel, female friendship, promise, friendship, black american, female bonding, female protagonist, airport, blackmail, model, dancing ...
Time: year 2000, year 2002, year 2004, year 2008, year 1998 ...
Place: new orleans, usa
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 7.8
 178K
Misery (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Novelist Paul Sheldon crashes his car on a snowy Colorado road. He is found by Annie Wilkes, the "number one fan" of Paul's heroine Misery Chastaine. Annie is also somewhat unstable, and Paul finds himself crippled, drugged and at her ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, psycho film, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: obsession, insanity, loneliness, mentally unstable, isolation, captivity, psychopath, female psychopath, kidnapping, manic, obsessed fan, rage ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: colorado, usa
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Rebel in the Rye (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The life of celebrated but reclusive author, J.D. Salinger, who gained worldwide fame with the publication of his novel, The Catcher in the Rye.
Style: touching, thought provoking, exciting, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: recluse, world war two, writer's life, name calling, writers, obsession, genius, friendship, father son relationship, teenage boy, friend, spirituality ...
Time: year 2010, year 1946, year 1939, 20th century
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, new hampshire, greenwich village manhattan new york city, united states ...
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Love... And Other Reasons to Panic (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What are the odds of finding true love in your own backyard?
Plot: panic, star crossed lovers, broadway, producer, folklore, fictional game show, saddam hussein, scrabble, comedy club, stepfather, diner, male female relationship ...
Place: india, china, manhattan new york city, pakistan, new york ...
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A Place Among the Living (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A mediocre pulp novelist is approached by a stranger claiming to be a serial killer with a proposition to chronicle his crimes.
Plot: novelist, roman, translator, striptease, art exhibition, literary agent, existentialism, champagne, book seller, suicide, writers, writing a book ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, year 1958
Place: paris france
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 7.1
 866
Love, Nina (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Twenty years old and from Leicester, Nina moves to North London in 1982, to care for the two young boys of a working single mother, George, the editor of a London literary review.
Style: light, ironic, sincere, humorous
Plot: nanny, single mother, eccentric family, family relations, mischievous children, follow your dream, female protagonist, neighbor neighbor relationship, bohemian, letter writing, literary agent, autobiography
Time: 80s
Place: london
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 2.7
 145
19 Doors (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a producer suggests that screenwriter Grace Mitchel pen a horror story set in an old hotel, the lond-abandoned Lyndora seems theperfect inspiration. The turn-of-the-century hotel is known for its rough and seedy past - the doors to its rooms ...
Style: enigmatic, bleak, scary, suspense
Plot: ghost, psychic, ghost child, abandoned hotel, writers, possession, mystery, insanity, paranormal phenomena, murder, mirror, typewriter ...
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The Adderall Diaries (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Writer and Adderall enthusiast Stephen Elliott reaches a low point when his estranged father resurfaces, claiming that Stephen has fabricated much of the dark childhood that that fuels his writing. Adrift in the precarious gray area of memory, ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: missing person, husband wife relationship, courtroom, testimony, death of wife, agent, lie, memory, police, childhood trauma, news report, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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 5.4
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Drift (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Man in relationship connects with another man and tries to make love-triangle work. (Canadian)
Style: sentimental, psychological, touching, sincere, sexy ...
Audience: date night, student film
Plot: love triangle, serial killer, breakup, novelist, introspection, writer's life, fall in love, lifestyle, moral dilemma, tragic love, starting over, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, california, los angeles
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 7.3
 60K
Wonder Boys (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Grady (Michael Douglas) is a 50-ish English professor who hasn't had a thing published in years -- not since he wrote his award winning "Great American Novel" 7 years ago. This weekend proves even worse than he could imagine as he ...
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: midlife crisis, writers, professor, adultery, divorce, college, alienation, university, dog, mentor, marijuana, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, pennsylvania
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Where Sleeping Dogs Lie (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A murder mystery writer misreads the nervous man he bullies in a spooky Hollywood mansion.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense
Plot: serial killer, supernatural, investigation, deadly, murder, ghost, crime, writer's life, crimes, danger, rain, cold case ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
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 7.1
 20K
Shadow (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An American writer in Rome is stalked by a serial killer bent on harassing him while killing all people associated with his work on his latest book.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, psychological, scary ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, chase, writers, axe, woman in danger, stalking, psychopath, american abroad, writer's life, mystery, investigation ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, new york state, rhode island ...
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The Substance of Fire (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Isaac Geldhart is a Holocaust survivor who, overcome by grief at the recent death of his wife, seems determined to run his publishing firm into the ground by printing books that have no hope of financial success. His son Aaron, who also works at the ...
Style: serious, touching, emotional, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: holocaust, haunted by the past, family life, family problems, introspection, siblings relations, dealing with death, parents and children, love and romance, family business, workplace intrigue, human nature ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, london
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Twisted Obsession (1989)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Dan Gillis, an American screenwriter living in Paris, recently abandoned by his wife, and getting used to his new life as a bachelor while trying to take care of his son, Danny - is commissioned to write a script. The offer comes from Legrand, a ...
Style: sexy, sexual, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: obsession, rescue, manipulation, cons and scams, couples, manipulations, love and romance, romance, siblings relations, writer's life, dangerous attraction, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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The Squid and the Whale (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980's.
Style: talky, sincere, depressing, absurd, humorous ...
Plot: divorce, writers, self fulfillment, coming of age, dysfunctional family, adolescence, self esteem, parents and children, writer's life, crumbling marriage, understanding, family problems ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, california
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