Creative block movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant creative block movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty, suspense and thought provoking films and TV shows about / with creative block, writers, writer's life, family relations, love and romance, artists and showbiz, life philosophy, mentor, storytelling and female nudity plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Spain, UK and other countries.
creative block
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creative block movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as creative block: Limitless (2011), Fiction (2006), And While We Were Here (2012), Adaptation. (2002), Love Actually (2003), Californication (2007), Collaborator (2011), After Fall, Winter (2011), Earthwork (2009), Thermae Romae (2012).

List of creative block movies

 7.4
 528K
Limitless (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A paranoia-fueled action thriller about an unsuccessful writer whose life is transformed by a top-secret "smart drug" that allows him to use 100% of his brain and become a perfect version of himself. His enhanced abilities soon attract ...
Style: captivating, clever, intellectual, cerebral, psychological ...
Plot: intelligence, superhuman powers, rise to the top, ambition, prodigy, success, life turned upside down, greed, drug abuse, life changing experience, creativity, rags to riches ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.6
 419
Fiction (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Alex, a shy and introverted, is a film director trying to finish writing his latest script. Decided to leave a few days of his wife and children to go to the Pyrenees and find there the peace and inspiration. In the town where he is met Monica, a ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, atmospheric, humorous ...
Plot: introspection, creative block, love affair, infidelity, midlife crisis, human nature, family relations, road not taken, solitude, countryside, denial, mountain village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona, catalonia
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And While We Were Here (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Trapped in a loveless marriage, a troubled writer experiences a sexual awakening when she meets a carefee American in Italy.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: infidelity, cheating wife, cuckold, neglectful husband, love affair, creative block, dishonesty, love and romance, writer's life, artists and showbiz, extramarital affair, marital problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy, naples italy
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 7.7
 179K
Adaptation. (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A love-lorn script writer grows increasingly desperate in his quest to adapt the book 'The Orchid Thief'.
Style: mind bending, twists and turns, talky, witty, sincere ...
Plot: writers, twins, writer's block, obsession, satire, siblings relations, thief, weirdo, mentally unstable, filmmaking, odd, talented ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida, new york, new orleans
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 7.6
 438K
Love Actually (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Follows seemingly unrelated people as their lives begin to intertwine while they fall in – and out – of love. Affections languish and develop as Christmas draws near.
Style: feel good, sentimental, romantic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, marriage, couple relations, looking for love, first love, fall in love, unrequited love, family relations, love at first sight, marital problem, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, marseille, england, milwaukee wisconsin ...
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 8.3
 172K
Californication (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: A self-loathing, alcoholic writer attempts to repair his damaged relationships with his daughter and her mother while combating sex addiction, a budding drug problem, and the seeming inability to avoid making bad decisions.
Style: sexy, dark humor, cynical, witty, humorous ...
Plot: womanizer, writer's life, sexual relations, lust, lifestyle, sexual activity, drugs/alcohol, writers, family life, strong sexual content, addiction, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa, new york
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 5.9
 795
Collaborator (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A playwright whose marriage and career are in a free fall has an explosive run-in with his former neighbor, a right-wing ex-con.
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, light, realistic
Plot: hostage, obsession, writer's life, creative block, homecoming, cons and scams, improv, movie star, playwright, ex convict, hostage situation, hostages ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, new york
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After Fall, Winter (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 132 min.
Story: WINTER is a dangerous, sexy, poignant and at times darkly funny story about two people who desperately want intimacy but have fashioned lives of reclusivity and emotional fracture which ultimately spells the doom of their great love. WINTER begins ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, realistic, serious, touching ...
Plot: s&m, dominatrix, looking for love, love affair, couple relations, sex, hopes, starting over, romance, couples, love and romance, creative block ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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 7.5
 366
Earthwork (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In 1994, real-life crop artist Stan Herd traveled from Kansas to Manhattan's Upper West Side to create a massive environmental artwork on land owned by Donald Trump. The multi-acre artwork was made from soil, rock, plants and vegetation near an ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: idealism, human spirit, hopes, environmentalism, social differences, creative block, art, misfit, performer's life, artists and showbiz, artists' life, hometown ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york
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Thermae Romae (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story follows a Roman architect named Lucius, who is having trouble coming up with ideas. One day, he discovers a hidden tunnel underneath a spa that leads him to a modern Japanese bath house. Inspired by the innovations found there, he creates ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat
Plot: time travel, imaginary, disorder, escapades, rejection, fish out of water, creative block, misfit, overnight success, roman empire
Time: ancient history, contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
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 7.1
 448
Aviva, My Love (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Aviva, a hard-working hotel cook in the small northern Israeli town of Tiberias, is on the brink of finally fulfilling her lifelong dream. For years she kept her remarkable writing abilities under wraps, until her sister, Anita, introduces her to ...
Style: realistic, captivating, touching, psychological, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, writer's life, dysfunctional family, working class, family problems, creative block, betrayal, life is a bitch, society, social decay, small town life, unemployment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel
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 7.4
 31K
The Way (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: When his son dies while hiking the famed Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route in the Pyrenees, Tom flies to France to claim the remains. Looking for insights into his estranged child’s life, he decides to complete the 500-mile mountain trek to ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, sincere, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: road trip, travel, pilgrimage, death of son, redemption, obsessive quest, self discovery, family problems, search, on the road, dealing with death, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, france, europe, california
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 6.9
 2K
I Hate Suzie (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 280 min.
TV show
Story: Suzie Pickles, a star on the wane, has her whole life upended when her phone is hacked and a photo of her emerges in an extremely compromising position.
Style: live comedy, depressing, humorous, ironic, gross out humor
Plot: celebrity, sex scandal, mental health, star, hacking, actress, showbiz, husband wife relationship, redemption, creative block, depression, adultery ...
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The Sunlit Night (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Norway
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Between New York City and the far north of Norway, an American painter and a Russian émigré find each other in the Arctic circle. Together under a sun that never sets, they discover a future and family that they didn’t know they had.
Style: inspirational, thought provoking, melancholic, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: beautiful scenery, new life, creative block, writer's block, changing lives, art, love, romance, self involved, reflection, life philosophy, unlikely couple ...
Place: norway
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 6.6
 5K
Black Bear (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: At a remote lake house in the Adirondack Mountains, a couple entertains an out-of-town guest looking for inspiration in her filmmaking. The group quickly falls into a calculated game of desire, manipulation, and jealousy, unaware of how dangerously ...
Style: intense, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: writer's block, triangle, lake house, filmmaking, cabin in the woods, jealousy, forest, threat, husband wife relationship, creative block, psychology, delusion ...
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 5.0
 480
Tilt (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: All seems normal with Joseph and Joanne. Joanne is pregnant with their first child. Life in their little urban house is cozy and familiar. But something is off about Joseph. He doesn’t seem excited about the baby. Work on his documentary is ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, thought provoking, suspense
Plot: husband wife relationship, pregnancy, male objectification, pregnant woman, filmmaker, personality change, creative block, secret identity, mentally unstable, mental disorder, mentally unstable protagonist, inspiration ...
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 6.2
 3K
Valeria (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
TV show
Story: A writer in a creative and marital crisis finds refuge and support in her three best friends. Based on the novels by Elisabet Benavent.
Style: witty, humorous, twists and turns, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, extramarital affair, sexually dissatisfied wife, friendship, writers, doubt, marital crisis, cheating wife, creative block, bigger dreams, bare breasts, jealousy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 4.1
 794
Alone (2020)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: "Alone" follows a writer seeking peace and solitude in the countryside in an attempt to recover from tragedy and finish her book. However, as the welcoming country house turns into a living hell, she soon realizes that her inner demons are ...
Style: suspense, surreal, scary, intense, bleak ...
Plot: ghost, evil spirit, paranormal phenomena, insanity, wilderness, paranoia, creative block, character on the edge, frustration, fear, nightmare, evil ...
Place: usa
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 6.7
 2K
Summer Villa (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Although a successful romance novelist, Terry Russell hasn't had luck in her own love life. After a disastrous first date with cocky, hot-shot New York chef Matthew Everston, she retreats to her friend's French villa for the summer to ...
Style: romanticism, humorous, atmospheric, romantic, scenic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: novelist, summer, villa, chef, female writer, romance, love story, creative block, writer's block, daughter, humour, inspiration ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south of france, southern france, france
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Diablo Guardián (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Mexico
TV show
Story: The story of Violetta, a young woman who flees her native Mexico to start anew in New York City. But instead of a living a dream, Violetta is awoken to a harsh reality when she runs out of money, sending her into the arms of the villainous ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sexy
Plot: decadence, femme fatale, unfulfillment, one night stand, life turned upside down, promiscuous woman, romance, inspiration, sexual desire, sex, love triangle, sexual relations ...
Place: las vegas
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Paquita Salas (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
TV show
Story: One of Spain's best talent agents in the '90s, Paquita now finds herself searching desperately for new stars after suddenly losing her biggest client.
Style: entertaining, feel good, ironic, funny, light ...
Plot: talent agent, female agent, acting audition, workplace situations, businesswoman, actress, talent, acting class, pop star, creative block, stars, star ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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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, writer's life, couples, family problems, arrogance, father daughter relationship, physical appearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, tokyo
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I Capture the Castle (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A love story set in 1930s England that follows 17-year-old Cassandra Mortmain, and the fortunes of her eccentric family, struggling to survive in a decaying English castle. Based on Dodie Smith's 1948 novel with the same name.
Style: semi serious, touching, atmospheric, stylized, colourful ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: castle, romance, eccentric family, siblings relations, coming of age, sister sister relationship, first love, writer's block, ex convict, wedding, family drama, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
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A Thousand Clowns (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Twelve-year-old Nick lives with his Uncle Murray, a Mr.Micawber-like Dickensian character who keeps hoping something won't turn up. What turns up is a social worker, who falls in love with Murray and a bit in love with Nick. As the child ...
Style: clever, sentimental, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: social worker, psychologist, fruit, fall in love, creative block, eccentric family, midlife crisis, urban, writer's life, unfulfillment, love and romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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, husband wife relationship, ambition, rivalry, aspiring writer, twists & turns, secrets ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 18th century
Place: new york, usa, long island
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 5.6
 3K
Impact (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: While the entire world watches the largest meteor shower in 10,000 years, a rogue asteroid, hidden by the meteor field, smashes into the moon in a tremendous explosion of rock and debris. Fragments from the asteroid, and even from the moon itself, ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: meteor shower, asteroids and comets, astronaut, apocalypse, moon, save the planet, survival, collision, chaos, space travel, danger, escapades ...
Place: australia, paris france, new mexico, berlin germany, washington d.c. ...
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Gentlemen Broncos (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A teenager attends a fantasy writers' convention where he discovers his idea has been stolen by an established novelist.
Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, melancholic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, teenage life, social awkwardness, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, misfit, social misfits, small town, eccentricity, plagiarism, fantasizing, fantasy world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Barney Miller (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Barney Miller is an American situation comedy television series set in a New York City police station in Greenwich Village. The series originally was broadcast from January 23, 1975 to May 20, 1982 on ABC. It was created by Danny Arnold and Theodore ...
Style: sitcom, intellectual, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: police station, police detective, creative block, partners, crimes, crime, partners against crime, law enforcement, police investigation, fighting crime, workplace situations, gambling ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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Shakespeare in Love (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Young Shakespeare is forced to stage his latest comedy, "Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate's Daughter," before it's even written. When a lovely noblewoman auditions for a role, they fall into forbidden love -- and his play finds a new ...
Style: stylized, romantic, sweet, inspirational, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: cross dressing, forbidden love, theater, writer's life, shakespeare, verbal byplay, hidden identity, unlikely couple, love and romance, lovers, theatre play, gender ...
Time: 16th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london
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 7.5
 180K
Sideways (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two middle-aged men embark on a spiritual journey through Californian wine country. One is an unpublished novelist suffering from depression, and the other is only days away from walking down the aisle.
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, road movie ...
Plot: road trip, friendship, golf, writers, midlife crisis, vacation, on the road, wine, depression, fall in love, best friends, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san diego california, los angeles
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