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 realistic, humorous, serious, suspense, suspenseful and complex films and TV shows about / with literary agent, writers, book, telephone call, writer's life, obsession, novelist, husband wife relationship, kiss and death 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), A Novel Romance (2015), Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018), My Words, My Lies - My Love (2009), Deathtrap (1982), The Beach Bum (2019).

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, change of heart, family relations, literary agent, liar, 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
 321
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, sexual awakening, literary agent, woman on top, adultery, slut, writer's block, nipples, sex in shower, sex on table, mask, sex ...
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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, writers, publishing
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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: realistic, humorous, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: secret, love triangle, fall in love, romance, divorced woman, siblings relations, couples, family relations, sibling relationship, male female relationship, brother sister relationship, literary agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, captivating, humorous
Plot: christmas, book, father son relationship, publisher, debt, poverty, writing, inspiration, friend, sleeping, writer's block, charles dickens ...
Time: victorian england, 19th century, year 1943, 1800s
Place: london, turkey, new york
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A Novel Romance (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Romance novelist Liam Bradley (Dylan Bruce) has already found massive success with three books written under the pen name Gabriel August, but he's mysteriously unknown to his legions of readers. With his first book written as a way to heal ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, funny, light
Plot: novelist, false identity, competition, loyalty, male female relationship, journalism, love, true love, marriage, happy ending, romance, jealousy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
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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: tragicomedy, based on true events, melancholic, social, sad
Plot: forgery, female protagonist, money problems, accomplice, female writer, pets, book seller, typewriter, letter, drinking, friendship, court ...
Time: year 1994, year 2014, year 1939, year 1991
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: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: novelist, wooing, fall in love, rising to stardom, overnight success, love and romance, dishonesty, writer's life, romance, cons and scams, 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, husband wife relationship, ambition, rivalry, deathtrap, aspiring writer, twists & turns, secrets ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century
Place: new york, usa, long island
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 5.5
 18K
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, karma, buddies, poet, marijuana, adultery, pool party, drugs, entertainment, misadventure, cocaine ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, miami
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While the Women Are Sleeping (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
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: contemplative, entertaining, romantic, romanticism, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: husband wife relationship, japanese teenager, secretly observing, peeping, teenage girl, camera, insomnia, dream, obsession, amusement park, beach, peeping tom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
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 6.4
 181
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, character says i'm sorry, crying woman, pregnant woman, undressing, advertisement, teenage boy, gun, teenage girl ...
Place: london
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 6.2
 34K
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, humorous, exciting, captivating, light ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship between women, motel, female friendship, friendship, promise, dancing, black american, female bonding, interview, marriage, model, female protagonist ...
Time: year 2000, year 1998, year 2004, year 2002, year 2008 ...
Place: usa, new orleans
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 7.8
 181K
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: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, psycho film, scary ...
Plot: insanity, obsession, loneliness, isolation, mentally unstable, captivity, psychopath, female psychopath, manic, snow, kidnapping, obsessed fan ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: colorado, usa
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 5.3
 452
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: sincere, touching, psychological, sentimental, sexual ...
Audience: date night, student film
Plot: love triangle, serial killer, breakup, novelist, introspection, lifestyle, fall in love, starting over, moral dilemma, tragic love, drug abuse, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, california, los angeles
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 7.2
 61K
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, marijuana, friends, coming of age ...
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: serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: serial killer, supernatural, crimes, investigation, danger, deadly, writer's life, ghost, crime, murder, scrubbing a floor, typewriter ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
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 7.1
 20K
Shadow (1982)
Genre: Crime, 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, stalking, woman in danger, psychopath, axe, american abroad, writer's life, mystery, investigation ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, new york state, new york ...
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Twisted Obsession (1989)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 108 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: sexual, suspenseful, sexy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: obsession, couples, love and romance, dangerous attraction, cons and scams, fall in love, siblings relations, manipulation, romance, manipulations, writer's life, rescue ...
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, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, writer's life, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, california
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 6.6
 180K
Secret Window (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mort Rainey, a writer just emerging from a painful divorce with his ex-wife, is stalked at his remote lake house by a psychotic stranger and would-be scribe who claims Rainey swiped his best story idea. But as Rainey endeavors to prove his ...
Style: psychological, twist ending, macabre, surprise ending, scary ...
Plot: split personality, psychology, nervous breakdown, insanity, losing-it hero, mentally unstable, murder, isolation, arson, stalking, divorce, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, tennessee, new york state
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Prick Up Your Ears (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Stephen Frears directs this biographical drama focusing on controversial British playwright Joe Orton, revealed in flashback after his murder by lover Kenneth Halliwell. Born in 1933 in Leicester, in the English Midlands, John 'Joe' Orton ...
Style: witty, gloomy, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, playwright, gay, profanity, prodigy, writer's life, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians, couples, unsuccessful, deadly, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 50s, year 1953 ...
Place: england, europe, london, australia, morocco ...
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The Object of My Affection (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A pregnant New York social worker begins to develop romantic feelings for her gay best friend, and decides she'd rather raise her child with him, much to the dismay of her overbearing boyfriend.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, friendship, pregnancy, gay man straight woman relationship, gender, love triangle, unfulfilled love, convention, blind date, falling in love, gays and lesbians, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new york state
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The Killing Floor (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A literary agent moves into a penthouse apartment. Soon after the move, he receives crime scene photographs that seem to have taken place in his new apartment. Next he receives a series of stalker videotapes that document his every move.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, scary, rough ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, losing-it hero, investigation, dangerous attraction, vengeance, gory, deadly, mentally unstable, danger, dishonesty, neighbor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
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In the Mouth of Madness (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: With the disappearance of hack horror writer Sutter Cane, all Hell is breaking loose...literally! Author Cane, it seems, has a knack for description that really brings his evil creepy-crawlies to life. Insurance investigator John Trent is sent to ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, surreal, scary, psychological ...
Plot: lovecraftian, hallucination, disappearance, insanity, investigation, neo noir, paranoia, police brutality, violence, h.p. lovecraft, gory, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new england, new hampshire, england, europe, manhattan new york city ...
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 6.8
 5K
Look at Me (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This is the story of human beings who know exactly what they'd do if they were somebody else, but can't handle being themselves very well, who are very simply struggling to find out who they are.
Style: semi serious, sincere, humorous, stylized, lyrical ...
Plot: fall in love, friendship, family relations, dysfunctional family, parents and children, music, family problems, couples, writer's life, arrogance, father daughter relationship, physical appearance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, tokyo
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11-11-11: The Prophecy (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After the death of his wife and child, an author travels to Barcelona to see his estranged brother and dying father, where he learns that his life is plagued by events that occur on 11/11/11.
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, serious, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, danger, curses spells and rituals, writer's life, estrangement, sibling relationship, brother brother relationship, self sacrifice, father son relationship, church, religions or cults, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, 2010s
Place: barcelona, barcelona spain, spain
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 5.4
 444
Blind Revenge (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jane appears to be ideal: attractive, intelligent, unruffled by her employer's abrupt eccentricities. But, gradually, we come aware that Jane has another agenda. Incrementally, Sir Paul's familiar surroundings are altered. His housekeeper ...
Style: psychological, twists and turns, captivating, serious, suspense ...
Plot: rivalry, femme fatale, gain trust, danger, mind game, boss and employee, haunted by the past, estate, power relations, revenge, secretary, blindness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, oxford university
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Kiss of the Damned (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Beautiful vampire Djuna tries to resist the advances of the handsome, human screenwriter Paolo, but eventually gives in to their passion. When her seductive and highly volatile sister Mimi unexpectedly comes to visit, she threatens Djuna's new ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, sexy, gothic, suspense ...
Plot: vampire, fall in love, couples, dishonesty, supernatural, rivalry, dangerous attraction, vampire human love, sibling rivalry, vampire sex, supernatural romance, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, new england, usa
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Wives and Lovers (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Wives and Lovers is a 1963 film directed by John Rich. It stars Janet Leigh and Van Johnson. Husband and wife Bill and Bertie Austin and their daughter live in a low-rent apartment. He's a struggling writer, at least until agent Lucinda Ford ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, sexual, humorous ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, unsupportive spouse, love and romance, lifestyle, unfulfillment, actor's life, writer's life, rise to the top, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, family problems, family life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, connecticut, texas, new england
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