Writers movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant writers movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, clever, melancholic, humorous, semi serious and witty films and TV shows about / with writers, mentor, storytelling, dialogue, adaptation, runaway, catastrophe, life philosophy, relationships and creativity plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as writers: The Muse (1999), Genius (2016), Paper Man (2009), Sleuth (2007), Hush (2016), Goosebumps (2015), The Help (2011), The Holiday (2006), The Accidental Husband (2008), Gogol. The Beginning (2017).
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The Help (2011)
Drama
USA, India, United Arab Emirates
146 min.
 8.1
The Affair (2014)
Drama
USA
60 min.
 8.0
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Gogol. The Beginning (2017)
Adventure, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Russia
107 min.
 5.8
The Circle (2017)
Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
United Arab Emirates, USA
110 min.
 5.3

List of writers movies

 5.6
 10K
The Muse (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: What happens when a screenwriter (Brooks) loses his edge, he turns to anyone he can for help... even if it's the mythical "Zeus's Daughter" (Stone). And he's willing to pay, albeit reluctantly, whatever price it takes to ...
Style: feel good, satirical, funny, light, inspirational ...
Plot: muse, hollywood, screenwriter, writer's life, midlife crisis, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couple relations, writers, creativity, writing, family ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
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 6.5
 15K
Genius (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: New York in the 1920s. Max Perkins, literary editor at Scribner’s Sons is the first to sign such subsequent literary greats as Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald. When a sprawling, chaotic 1,000-page manuscript by an unknown writer named ...
Style: intellectual, melancholic, talky, inspirational, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: novelist, genius, writers, book, eccentricity, creativity, unlikely friendships, destiny, obsession, mentor, writer's life, life philosophy ...
Time: 1930s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york
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 6.6
 17K
Paper Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A coming-of-middle-age comedy that chronicles the unlikely friendship between failed author Richard Dunne and a Long Island teen who teaches him a thing or two about growing up, all under the disapproving eye of his long-suffering wife and his ...
Style: humorous, touching, psychological, tricky, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, imaginary friend, midlife crisis, coming of age, teenage life, imaginary character, down on your luck, superhero, small town, writers, life philosophy, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, long island, atlantic ocean, new jersey
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 6.5
 28K
Sleuth (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On his sprawling country estate, an aging writer matches wits with the struggling actor who has stolen his wife's heart.
Style: talky, psychological, intellectual, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: rivalry, mind game, crimes, verbal byplay, one on one, dialogue driven, age difference, dishonesty, fear, game playing, manipulation, mistaken identity ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.6
 70K
Hush (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A deaf woman is stalked by a psychotic killer in her secluded home.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, scary, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, deaf, murder, slasher, blood, isolation, alone, trapped, home invasion, masked killer, characters killed one by one, survival ...
Place: california
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 6.3
 69K
Goosebumps (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After moving to a small town, Zach Cooper finds a silver lining when he meets next door neighbor Hannah, the daughter of bestselling Goosebumps series author R.L. Stine. When Zach unintentionally unleashes real monsters from their manuscripts and ...
Style: humorous, exciting, scary, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, teenagers, small town, escapades, monster, werewolf, ventriloquist dummy, imaginary, family, youth, magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: maryland, usa
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 8.1
 377K
The Help (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, India, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Aibileen Clark is a middle-aged African-American maid who has spent her life raising white children and has recently lost her only son; Minny Jackson is an African-American maid who has often offended her employers despite her family's ...
Style: touching, uplifting, thought provoking, captivating, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: master and servant, friendship, maid, racism, discrimination, against the rules, prejudice, justice, hopes, social relations, interracial relations, exploitation ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: mississippi, usa
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 6.9
 209K
The Holiday (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Two women, one (Cameron Diaz) from America and one (Kate Winslet) from Britain, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local man (Jude Law, Jack Black) but realizes that the imminent ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, looking for love, holiday, fall in love, couples, friendship, vacation, christmas party, lifestyle change, romance, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, england, california, london, usa
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How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A British writer struggles to fit in at a high-profile magazine in New York. Based on Toby Young's memoir "How to Lose Friends & Alienate People".
Style: humorous, funny, satirical, light, intellectual ...
Plot: starlet, journalism, celebrity culture, romance, showbiz, workplace situations, rise to the top, workplace romance, fish out of water, love affair, ambition, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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The Accidental Husband (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When radio love guru Dr Emma Lloyd convinces Patrick Sullivan's fiancée to dump him the week before their wedding. He sets about teaching her a lesson for interfering in other peoples lives that she knows nothing about. Things take a turn when ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, light, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: radio show, romance, love triangle, love and romance, couple relations, mistaken identity, talk radio, talk show host, annulment, fiance fiancee relationship, wedding preparations and rituals, wedding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, london, new jersey
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Gogol. The Beginning (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The year 1829. Nikolay Gogol, a young Third Section clerk, is desperate: his own books seem shallow and mediocre, so he keeps buying entire print runs just to burn them all. He is suffering from violent epileptic seizures and struggles to keep on ...
Style: exciting, disturbing, captivating, surprise ending, entertaining
Plot: intrigue, good versus evil, witch, investigation, mysticism, writers, nightmare, murder, femme fatale, dreams, secrets
Time: 19th century
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 7.8
 13K
Younger (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Pamela Redmond Satran, "Younger" follows 40-year old Liza, a suddenly single mother who tries to get back into the working world, only to find it’s nearly impossible to start at the bottom at her age. When a chance ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hidden identity, starting over, twentysomething life, workplace situations, age difference, sitcom, best friends, female friendship, single mother, mistaken identity, dishonesty, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 8.0
 30K
The Affair (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Affair explores the emotional effects of an extramarital relationship between Noah Solloway and Alison Lockhart after the two meet in the resort town of Montauk in Long Island. Noah is a New York City schoolteacher with one novel published (book ...
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, love affair, life turned upside down, couple relations, parents and children, family problems, haunted by the past, strong sexual content, dishonesty, love and romance, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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 6.3
 44K
The Money Pit (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After being evicted from their Manhattan apartment, a couple buys what looks like the home of their dreams – only to find themselves saddled with a bank-account-draining nightmare. Struggling to keep their relationship together as their rambling ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, couple relations, chaos, crumbling marriage, family in crisis, nothing goes right, domestic disturbance, danger, unfulfillment, old house, home renovation, farce ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 6.8
 189K
Sinister (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, murder, family in danger, ghost, attic, danger, small town, crime, fear, filmed killing, writer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, year 1986, year 2011 ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, st. louis missouri
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 6.1
 19K
HouseSitter (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After building his dream house, architect Newton Davis proposes marriage to his girlfriend, only to be summarily rejected. He seeks solace in a one-night stand with a waitress, never imagining that a woman he slept with once would end up posing as ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, light, absurd ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: lie, small town, romance, couple relations, unlikely couple, opposites attract, hidden identity, screwball, disorder, cons and scams, social relations, embarrassment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
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 7.1
 68K
The Words (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The Words follows young writer Rory Jansen who finally achieves long sought after literary success after publishing the next great American novel. There's only one catch - he didn't write it. As the past comes back to haunt him and his ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, tense, psychological ...
Plot: writer's life, writers, aspiring writer, moral dilemma, urban, ambition, artists and showbiz, romance, couple relations, cons and scams, haunted by the past, guilt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, paris france
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How Do You Know (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After being cut from the USA softball team and feeling a bit past her prime, Lisa finds herself evaluating her life and in the middle of a love triangle, as a corporate guy in crisis competes with her current, baseball-playing beau.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, romance, wooing, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, athlete, ambition, athlete's life, revelation, love story, embarrassment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
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The Magic of Belle Isle (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In an effort to tap into his original talent, a wheelchair-bound author moves to a rural town, where he befriends a single mother and her three kids, who help reignite his passion for writing.
Style: touching, semi serious, sincere, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, redemption, writer's life, single parent, alcohol abuse, hopes, family relations, vacation, disability, artists and showbiz, misfit, birthday ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.1
 140K
27 Dresses (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Altruistic Jane finds herself facing her worst nightmare as her younger sister announces her engagement to the man Jane secretly adores.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, fall in love, opposites attract, looking for love, love and romance, unfulfilled love, couple relations, love triangle, bridesmaid, wedding, boss and employee, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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 7.7
 160K
Adaptation. (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A love-lorn script writer grows increasingly desperate in his quest to adapt the book 'The Orchid Thief'.
Style: offbeat, clever, talky, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: obsession, mentally unstable, twins, siblings relations, writer's block, alligator, orchid, writer's life, filmmaking, swamp, thief, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida, new york, new orleans
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 7.3
 77K
Stuck in Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An acclaimed writer, his ex-wife, and their teenaged children come to terms with the complexities of love in all its forms over the course of one tumultuous year.
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, writer's life, coming of age, love and romance, youth, family relations, teenage life, first love, dating, middle aged, love, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.4
 58K
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: clever, talky, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: midlife crisis, marijuana, professor, dog, adultery, college, coming of age, writer's life, robbery, police, university, party ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, pennsylvania
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 7.7
 101K
Barton Fink (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.
Style: dark humor, surreal, clever, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: hotel, neighbor, showbiz, neo noir, serial killer, murder, writer's life, screenwriter, hollywood, new job, loner, corpse ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 7.2
 89K
Ruby Sparks (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Calvin is a young novelist who achieved phenomenal success early in his career but is now struggling with his writing – as well as his romantic life. Finally, he makes a breakthrough and creates a character named Ruby who inspires him. When Calvin ...
Style: clever, talky, semi serious, surreal, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: therapy, wish come true, novelist, dream, looking for love, romance, dog, writer's life, postmodernism, drugs/alcohol, loneliness, imaginary friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey
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Listen Up Philip (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Anger rages in Philip as he awaits the publication of his second novel. He feels pushed out of his adopted home city by the constant crowds and noise, a deteriorating relationship with his photographer girlfriend Ashley, and his own indifference to ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, clever, gloomy ...
Plot: writer's life, narcissist, unfulfillment, dull life, artists and showbiz, couples, loneliness, sarcasm, suicide, writing, misery, mentor protege relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york state, manhattan new york city
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 7.4
 7K
The Front (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cashier poses as a writer for blacklisted talents to submit their work through, but the injustice around him pushes him to take a stand.
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, friendship, communism, mccarthyism, fighting the system, cons and scams, movie business, fight, dishonesty, society, actor's life, writer's life ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s
Place: europe, florence, new york, usa, italy
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 6.6
 13K
Factotum (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Norway, USA, Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This drama centers on Hank Chinaski, the fictional alter-ego of "Factotum" author Charles Bukowski, who wanders around Los Angeles, CA trying to live off jobs which don't interfere with his primary interest, which is writing. Along ...
Style: witty, serious, realistic, clever, tense ...
Plot: unemployment, strip club, writer's life, alcoholic, gambling, interview, liquor store, horse race, alcohol abuse, down on your luck, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, norway, new jersey
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Finding Forrester (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Gus van Sant tells the story of a young African American man named Jamal who confronts his talents while living on the streets of the Bronx. He accidentally runs into an old writer named Forrester who discovers his passion for writing. With help ...
Style: touching, uplifting, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: mentor, dedicated educator, friendship, prodigy, prejudice, private school, plagiarism, basketball, writer's life, high school, literature, age difference ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, scotland, usa, new york yankees, boston
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 6.8
 38K
Swimming Pool (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the middle of this amusing thriller is a relationship between two different types of females, one is a well know British author and the other is a sex-crazed French teen. The two get into some relationship trouble while living together in this ...
Style: sexual, suspense, atmospheric, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: murder, writing, self discovery, subway, swimming pool, countryside, writer's life, fondling, midlife crisis, women, swimming, repression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, london
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