Photographer movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant photographer movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, melancholic, enigmatic, atmospheric and interesting films and TV shows about / with photographer, photograph, obsession, dialogue, storytelling, mentor, camera, female nudity, catastrophe and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
photographer movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as photographer: Pretty Baby (1978), Blow-Up (1966), Pact with the Devil (2004), The Bridges of Madison County (1995), The Midnight Meat Train (2008), City of God (2002), Hard Candy (2005), Spider-Man (1994), Lost in Translation (2003), Closer (2004).

List of photographer movies

Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In 1958 New York Diane Arbus is a housewife and mother who works as an assistant to her husband, a photographer employed by her wealthy parents. Respectable though her life is, she cannot help but feel uncomfortable in her privileged world. One ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, erotic, enigmatic, surreal ...
Plot: photographer, fall in love, freak, couples, self discovery, couple relations, life turned upside down, friends, love and romance, lifestyle, female nudity, sexuality ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa
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Pretty Baby (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Hattie (Susan Sarandon), a New Orleans hooker, meets a photographer named Bellocq (Keith Carradine) at her brothel one night and, after he photographs her, he befriends her 12-year-old daughter, Violet (Brooke Shields). When Violet is brought on as ...
Style: thought provoking, sentimental, erotic, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: brothel, virginity, loss of virginity, innocence lost, photographer, prostitute, prostitution, girl man relationship, love and romance, child prostitution, family relations, child abuse ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917
Place: new orleans, usa
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Blow-Up (1966)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A successful mod photographer in London whose world is bounded by fashion, pop music, marijuana, and easy sex, feels his life is boring and despairing. But in the course of a single day he accidentally captures on film the commission of a murder. ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: photographer, tennis, murder, corpse, fashion model, amateur detective, photo shoot, darkroom, mystery, fashion, singleness, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
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Pact with the Devil (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While temporarily working in a photographic studio with the famous photographer Bae, the simple and handsome worker Louis meets her manager Henry, who is impressed with his beauty. He invites Louis for taking some pictures, gives the artistic name ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, scary, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: wish come true, photographer, young heroes, aging, destiny, narcissism, eternal youth, secret life, paranoia, male model, debauchery, deal with the devil ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, manhattan new york city
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The Bridges of Madison County (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Photographer Robert Kincaid wanders into the life of housewife Francesca Johnson for four days in the 1960s.
Style: uplifting, feel good, romantic, heartbreaking, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: impossible love, love affair, lovers, housewife, adultery, fall in love, photographer, romance, secret love, love and romance, couples, midlife crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1987, year 1965
Place: iowa, usa
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The Midnight Meat Train (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The photographer Leon lives with his girlfriend and waitress Maya waiting for a chance to get in the photo business. When Maya contacts their friend Jurgis, he schedules a meeting for Leon with the successful owner of arts gallery Susan Hoff; she ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, psychological, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, photographer, gore, blood, violence, butcher, blood splatter, subway train, vegetarian, decapitation, stalking, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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City of God (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Cidade de Deus is a shantytown that started during the 1960s and became one of Rio de Janeiro’s most dangerous places in the beginning of the 1980s. To tell the story of this place, the movie describes the life of various characters, all seen by ...
Style: rough, disturbing, bleak, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: gang, drug dealing, coming of age, juvenile delinquency, crimes, journalism, urban ghetto life, social decay, street gang, photographer, gang war, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america
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Hard Candy (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A mature 14-year old girl meets a charming 32-year old photographer on the Internet. Suspecting that he is a pedophile, she goes to his home in an attempt to expose him.
Style: disturbing, psychological, tense, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Plot: vengeance, age difference, sexual abuse, torture, pedophilia, dangerous attraction, deception, mind game, seduction, manipulation, vigilantism, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Spider-Man (1994)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Spider-Man, also known as Spider-Man: The Animated Series, was an American animated television series based on the Marvel Comics superhero, Spider-Man. The show ran on Fox Kids from November 19, 1994, to January 31, 1998. The producer/story editor ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense
Audience: pre-teens, boys' night, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, imaginary, secret identity, master villain, fighting crime, superhuman powers, radiation, photographer, newspaper, friendship, heroic mission, escapades ...
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The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Successful surgeon Tomas leaves Prague for an operation, meets a young photographer named Tereza, and brings her back with him. Tereza is surprised to learn that Tomas is already having an affair with the bohemian Sabina, but when the Soviet ...
Style: sexy, sexual, erotic, clever, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, waitress, photographer, surgeon, communism, fondling, love triangle, friendship, fall in love, womanizer, mistress, invasion ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1968
Place: switzerland, europe, prague, soviet union, usa ...
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Lost in Translation (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two lost souls visiting Tokyo -- the young, neglected wife of a photographer and a washed-up movie star shooting a TV commercial -- find an odd solace and pensive freedom to be real in each other's company, away from their lives in America.
Style: atmospheric, melancholic, touching, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: loneliness, midlife crisis, age difference, couple relations, culture clash, dull life, actor, hotel, unlikely couple, artists and showbiz, advertising, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, yale university
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Closer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A witty, romantic, and very dangerous love story about chance meetings, instant attractions, and casual betrayals. Two couples disintegrate when they begin destructive adulterous affairs with each other.
Style: sexy, intellectual, melancholic, psychological, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, love affair, adultery, divorce, marriage, obsession, love at first sight, depression, romance, photographer, cheating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, manhattan new york city
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2 Days in Paris (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Adam Goldberg delivers "an uproarious study in transatlantic culture panic" as Jack, an anxious, hypochondriac-prone New Yorker vacationing throughout Europe with his breezy, free-spirited Parisian girlfriend, Marion. But when they make a ...
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: culture clash, photographer, french, taxi driver, taxi, romance, vacation, couples, relationship problems, restaurant owner, couple relations, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, new york, venice
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Wait Until Dark (1967)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After a flight back home, Sam Hendrix returns with a doll he innocently acquired along the way. As it turns out, the doll is actually stuffed with heroin, and a group of criminals led by the ruthless Roat has followed Hendrix back to his place to ...
Style: tense, talky, suspenseful, atmospheric, clever ...
Plot: heroin, photographer, blindness, murder, disability, blind woman, search, police, apartment, doll, neighbor, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, montreal quebec
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The Killing Fields (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The Killing Fields tells the real-life story of a friendship between two journalists, an American and a Cambodian, during the bloody Khmer Rouge takeover of Cambodia in 1975, which led to the death of 2-3 million Cambodians during the next four ...
Style: rough, bleak, realistic, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: genocide, journalism, photographer, vietnam war, embassy, civil war, war, escape attempt, post war, communism, friendship, moral dilemma ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: vietnam, cambodia, asia, iraq
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The House of Eliott (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The House of Eliott is a British television series produced and broadcast by the BBC in three series between 1991 and 1994. The series starred Stella Gonet and Louise Lombard as two sisters in 1920s London who establish a dressmaking business and ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: fashion, family relations, workplace situations, lifestyle, society, photographer, workplace, rise to the top, notoriety, siblings relations, ambition, social relations ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: england, london
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Of Freaks and Men (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dariya the maid getting a boy to touch her large breast is just one incident that occurs when Yohan and Victor infiltrate two families, forcing young Liza and blind Ekaterina to appear in porn, but they are not so innocent themselves.
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: manipulations, corporal punishment, society, obsession, freak, pornographer, photographer, voyeurism, passion, camera, female nudity, sadist ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 1900s
Place: russia, saint petersburg, st. petersburg russia
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Guinevere (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young girl from an affluent family rebels and becomes involved with a much older photographer.
Style: touching, semi serious, clever, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: photographer, dysfunctional family, bohemian, protege, older man younger woman relationship, romance, coming of age, young lovers, parents and children, fall in love, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, san francisco, usa, ireland
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The Wife (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Sweden, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, lyrical, twists and turns
Plot: novelist, infidelity, extramarital affair, professor, wife husband relationship, nobel prize, marriage, revelation, adulterous husband, sexism, father son relationship, aspiring writer ...
Time: 1990s, 1960s, year 1992, year 1968, year 1960 ...
Place: stockholm sweden, connecticut, sweden, scandinavia
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Eyes of Laura Mars (1978)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A famous fashion photographer develops a disturbing ability to see through the eyes of a killer.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, disturbing, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, photographer, fashion photographer, stalking, gory, mystery, police investigation, disco, supernatural, supernatural ability, witnessing a crime, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california
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When We First Met (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Noah spends the perfect first night with the girl of his dreams Avery but gets relegated to the friend zone. He spends the next three years wondering what went wrong - until he gets the unexpected chance to travel back in time and alter that night, ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, captivating, romantic
Plot: unrequited love, photo booth, time travel, halloween party, male female friendship, destiny, time loop, photographer, meeting, love triangle, one more chance, rivalry ...
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Don't Look Back (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Panic attacks and memory loss signal the plight of a writer whose body is inexplicably being taken over by another woman.
Style: serious, psychological, atmospheric, suspense, offbeat
Plot: memory loss, haunted by the past, mystery, self discovery, unfulfillment, obsession, supernatural, identity crisis, loss of daughter, dual identity, family crisis, photographer ...
Place: italy, europe, france
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High Art (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young female intern at a small magazine company becomes involved with a drug-addicted lesbian photographer, both of whom seek to exploit each other for their respective careers, while slowly falling in love with each other.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian, couples, photographer, magazine, addiction, love, romance, fall in love, drugs/alcohol, drug abuse, gays and lesbians, exploitation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
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Pecker (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A Baltimore sandwich shop employee becomes an overnight sensation when photographs he's taken of his weird family become the latest rage in the art world. The young man is called "Pecker" because he pecks at his food like a bird.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, biting, offbeat ...
Plot: art, photographer, gallery, art gallery, fish out of water, working class, perversion, stripper, drugs/alcohol, media satire, girlfriend, sex party ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: baltimore, maryland, new york, usa
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Shutter (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A newly married couple discovers disturbing, ghostly images in photographs they develop after a tragic accident. Fearing the manifestations may be connected, they investigate and learn that some mysteries are better left unsolved.
Style: atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: honeymoon, ghost, supernatural, death, revenge, photographer, hit by a car, nightmare, fashion model, suicide, shadow, road accident ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, mount fuji
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Neon Demon (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark, France, USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women who will take any means necessary to get what she has.
Style: avant garde, surprise ending, necrophiliac, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: fashion, model, cannibalism, eyeball, necrophilia, bathtub, photographer, neon light, lust, jealousy, motel, murder ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles, pasadena california, california
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A timid magazine photo manager who lives life vicariously through daydreams embarks on a true-life adventure when a negative goes missing.
Style: feel good, realistic, scenic, inspirational, motivational ...
Plot: self discovery, obsessive quest, adventure, adventurer, life changing experience, lifestyle change, escape from reality, loneliness, journal, disorder, midlife crisis, travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: himalaya, iceland, usa, greenland
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Snapshot (1979)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Angela is a young hairdresser thrown out of home by her puritantical mother after too many nights out. She quickly falls in with the modeling crowd and does some modeling work herself, while it seems she is being stalked by a mysterious figure ...
Style: psychological, ambiguous ending
Plot: photographer, model, advertising, modeling, photograph, murder, obsession, stalker, female protagonist, lesbian, fire, firefighter ...
Place: melbourne australia, melbourne
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All the Sins of Sodom (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Henning is a fashion photographer driven by visions of artistic glory. He is encouraged by a literary agent to produce a volume of erotic nudes and works to create the perfect layout with his favorite model, Leslie. All seems to be going well until ...
Plot: photographer, revenge, model, erotica, ego, mystery, seduction, lesbian sex, no panties, casual sex, vibrator, sex ...
Place: manhattan new york city
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Black Emanuelle (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In her first onscreen adventure, journalist/photographer Mae Jordan (known to her readers as "Emanuelle") travels to Africa on assignment. Questions of her own racial and sexual identity come to a head as she observes the troubled marriage ...
Plot: emmanuelle, voyeur, photographer, sex, lesbian cunnilingus, sexuality, masturbation, erotica, seduction, female full frontal nudity, pubic hair, brunette ...
Place: africa
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