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 realistic, serious, weird, melancholic, sexy and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with photographer, photograph, nudity (full frontal - brief), storytelling, mentor, female nudity, runaway, camera, catastrophe and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
photographer movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as photographer: Blow-Up (1966), The Midnight Meat Train (2008), The Bang Bang Club (2010), Pretty Baby (1978), Eyes of Laura Mars (1978), The Killing Fields (1984), Shutter (2004), High Art (1998), The Notorious Bettie Page (2005), City of God (2002).

List of photographer movies

Blow-Up (1966)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
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: cerebral, surreal, atmospheric, mind bending, art house ...
Plot: photographer, voyeurism, murder witness, fashion, fashion photographer, cover up, sex, surveillance, corpse, free love, fashion model, female nudity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, england, paris france
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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: erotic, sexy, intense, surreal, enigmatic ...
Plot: photographer, bdsm, art, sex scene, freak, fall in love, love story, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, friends, life turned upside down ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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The Midnight Meat Train (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 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: bloody, scary, suspense, twists and turns, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, photographer, butcher, violence, psychopath, obsession, subway, torture, violent, crimes, witnessing a crime, dismemberment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
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The Bang Bang Club (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Canada, South Africa
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the early to mid '90s, when the South African system of apartheid was in its death throes, four photographers - Greg Marinovich, Kevin Carter, Ken Oosterbroek and João Silva - bonded by their friendship and a sense of purpose, worked ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, rough
Plot: photographer, photojournalist, media, journalism, newspaper, society, life risking, discrimination, political unrest, life is a bitch, state affairs, social activist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1994
Place: africa, south africa
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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: erotic, sexy, disturbing, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: child prostitution, virginity, innocence lost, loss of virginity, brothel, photographer, girl man relationship, prostitution, underage sex, world war one, coming of age, prostitute ...
Time: 1910s, 90s, 20th century, year 1917
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
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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: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, enigmatic, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, photographer, supernatural, murder mystery, mystery, police investigation, psychic power, obsession, stalking, fashion, nightmare comes true, police detective ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, california
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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, disturbing, emotional, tense, political ...
Plot: genocide, journalism, vietnam war, photographer, war, communism, violence, brutality, khmer rouge, friendship, anti war, escape attempt ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, year 1984
Place: cambodia, vietnam, iraq, asia, new york
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Shutter (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young photographer and his girlfriend discover mysterious shadows in their photographs after a tragic accident. They soon learn that you can not escape your past.
Style: scary, twist ending, macabre, atmospheric, surprise ending ...
Plot: ghost, photographer, revenge, car accident, supernatural, secret lover, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, nightmare, suicide, dark past, gang rape, rape ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand, asia
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High Art (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
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: sexy, emotional, sincere, erotic, sexual ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, photographer, addiction, lesbian relationship, sexuality, drug addiction, lesbian couple, love, lesbian romance, couples, art ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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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, inspirational, motivational, surreal, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: self discovery, life changing experience, daydreamer, loneliness, adventure, adventurer, obsessive quest, disorder, travel, photographer, escape from reality, coworker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: iceland, greenland, usa, los angeles, new york ...
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The Notorious Bettie Page (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bettie Page grew up in a conservative religious family in Tennessee and became a photo model sensation in 1950s New York. Bettie's legendary pin-up photos made her the target of a Senate investigation into pornography, and transformed her into ...
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, melancholic, factual ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: rape, photographer, sexual abuse, bdsm, female nudity, bondage, fetish, female protagonist, investigation, fetishism, religion, sexual awakening ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1930s, 70s, 20th century
Place: nashville tennessee, usa, tennessee, new york, manhattan new york city ...
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City of God (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil, France, Germany
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, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: gang, crimes, coming of age, gang war, juvenile delinquency, society, drug dealing, urban ghetto life, photographer, organized crime, street gang, poverty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, 60s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america, south america
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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: disturbing, erotic, touching, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, photographer, art, secrets, love and romance, social differences, society, parents and children, dysfunctional family, bohemian, age difference, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, ireland, los angeles
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Carol (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.
Style: sexy, emotional, serious, erotic, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, forbidden love, lesbian romance, older woman younger woman relationship, age difference, women, gays and lesbians, lesbian sex, road trip ...
Time: 50s, year 1952, year 1953, 20th century
Place: new york, chicago illinois, manhattan new york city, usa
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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: romantic, heartbreaking, feel good, sad, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love affair, adultery, impossible love, housewife, photographer, love story, love, romance, middle aged, lovers, fall in love, midlife crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, post world war two, year 1965, year 1987 ...
Place: iowa, usa, midwest
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The Neon Demon (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Belgium, Denmark, France
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: art house, psychological, neo noir, disturbing, colourful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fashion, cannibalism, lesbian, teenage girl, model, obsession, beauty, murder, jealousy, photographer, 16 year old, necrophilia ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, pasadena california
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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: absurd, not serious, witty, humorous, affectionate ...
Audience: teens
Plot: art, photographer, stripper, dysfunctional family, artist, art gallery, gallery, fish out of water, nudity (full frontal - brief), coming of age, lifestyle, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, maryland, baltimore, usa
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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, cynical, erotic, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, adultery, love triangle, love affair, stripper, betrayal, love, photographer, love at first sight, depression, romance, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, new york, manhattan new york city, england
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Proof (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The life of a blind photographer who is looked after by a housekeeper is disrupted by the arrival of an agreeable restaurant worker.
Style: witty, melancholic, serious, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: blind character, obsession, photographer, friendship, blind man, disability, loneliness, character study, blindness, romance, couples, power relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, new york, california, cannes, melbourne australia
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You & I (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Summer in Berlin. Jonas is planning a trip through the little known area of the Uckermark in preparation for a photography project. He invites his best friend, Phillip, to come along. When they pick up a hitchhiker named Boris, the friendship of the ...
Style: psychological, realistic, captivating, emotional
Plot: gay, photographer, male nudity, best friend, road trip, lgbt, homosexual, homosexuality, summer, garden, skinny dipping, gay relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
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Mapplethorpe (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A look at the life of photographer Robert Mapplethorpe from his rise to fame in the 1970s to his untimely death in 1989.
Plot: gay, photographer, aids, lgbt, artist, bdsm, hiv, gay interest, obscenity, controversy, racism, fame ...
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Life (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, Australia, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In 1955, young photographer Dennis Stock develops a close bond with actor James Dean while shooting pictures of the rising Hollywood star.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, psychological, thought provoking
Plot: photographer, hollywood, actor, actor's life, magazine, showbiz, friendship, celebrity, buddy, celebrity culture, movie star, rising to stardom ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1955
Place: usa
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Everlasting Moments (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Germany
Duration: 131 min.
Story: In a time of social change and unrest, war and poverty, a young working class woman, Maria, wins a camera in a lottery. The decision to keep it alters her whole life.
Style: sincere, atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: photographer, family relations, jail, troubled marriage, family problems, artist, female artist, abusive husband, dysfunctional family, feminism, unrequited love, working class ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
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Rain (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Janey is on vacation with her brother, Jim, mother, Kate, and father Ed, at their beach house on the Mahurangi Peninsual in New Zealand. Ed and Kate, who are on the verge of divorce, sit around in the back yard all day drinking whiskey and Janey and ...
Style: sexual, bleak, melancholic, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, photographer, dysfunctional family, vacation, women, family problems, parents and children, siblings relations, infidelity, crumbling marriage, youth, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new zealand, iowa, tokyo, australia
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Get Out (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Chris and his girlfriend Rose go upstate to visit her parents for the weekend. At first, Chris reads the family's overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter's interracial relationship, but as the weekend ...
Style: twist ending, psychological, tense, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: racism, hypnosis, kidnapping, cult, satire, survival, interracial romance, african american, brainwashing, psycho, abduction, female villain ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york
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Ship of Theseus (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: India, Netherlands
Duration: 140 min.
Story: This first feature film from Indian playwright Anand Gandhi, tells three stories about persons forced to think about the ethics and moral issues raised by medical advances: a visually impaired Egyptian photographer, who after a cornea transplant has ...
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: photographer, philosophy, death, society, injustice, life is a bitch, introspection, idealism, moral dilemma, cause and meaning, monastery, organ theft ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
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Photographer (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The story is freely inspired by the life and work of Jan Saudek, who is probably the most well-known Czech photographer internationally and has indisputably been involved in the development of international photography. He has exhibited and sold his ...
Style: serious, sincere, captivating, realistic
Plot: photographer, ambition, betrayal, drunkenness, drug addict, womanizer, husband wife relationship, rehabilitation, deception, lie, model, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: prague
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Photographing Fairies (1997)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Photographer Charles Castle is numbed with grief following the death of his beautiful bride. He goes off to war, working in the trenches as a photographer. Following the war and still in grief Charles is given some photographs purporting to be of ...
Style: psychological, spiritual, serious, surreal, captivating ...
Plot: photographer, fairy, legends and myths, afterlife, back from the dead, woman on top, sex scene, paranormal, pagan, magical creature, world war one, death sentence ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, england, alps, switzerland
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Spider-Man (1994)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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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: kids, family outing, boys' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, photographer, superhuman powers, mutant, heroes, fighting crime, newspaper, heroic mission, friendship, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
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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: humorous, sexy, artsy, melancholic, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: french, culture clash, romance, parenthood, photographer, fish out of water, society, lifestyle, sexual relations, relationship problems, male nudity, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe, new york, venice
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