Art critic movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant art critic movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, suspense, stylized and surprise ending films and TV shows about / with art critic, painting, art, painter, artist, death, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, female nudity and cigarette smoking plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as art critic: The Burnt Orange Heresy (2019), Effie Gray (2014), The Art of Us (2017), Seraphine (2008), The Memory Book (2014), 2 Days in New York (2012), Art of Crime (2017), Saimdang, Memoir of Colors (2017), A Painting Lesson (2011), A Real Vermeer (2016).

List of art critic movies

The Burnt Orange Heresy (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Hired to steal a rare painting from one of most enigmatic painters of all time, an ambitious art dealer becomes consumed by his own greed and insecurity as the operation spins out of control.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, captivating, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: art, art critic, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, painting, museum, forgery, female nudity, painter, murder, chemistry, crimes, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary, year 1968, year 1955
Place: new york, minnesota, milan italy, italy
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Effie Gray (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A look at the mysterious relationship between Victorian art critic John Ruskin and his teenage bride Effie Gray.
Style: captivating, stylized, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, romance, love, unfulfillment, self discovery, couples, fall in love, love and romance, crumbling marriage, art critic, performer's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
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The Art of Us (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Harper Higgins is determined to land a tenured position at Boston Art College, and she’s counting on curating a big art gallery at the university to do so. But when she loses her showcase artist and can find no one else, she turns to her ...
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, captivating
Plot: art critic, painting, dog, ex boyfriend, meet cute, white lie, art gallery, romancing partners, office romance, life turned upside down, romance, curator ...
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Seraphine (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The tragic story of French naïve painter Séraphine Louis aka Séraphine de Senlis (1864-1942), a humble servant who becomes a gifted self-taught painter. Discovered by prominent critic and collector William Uhde, she came to prominence between the ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, surprise ending, stylized ...
Plot: art collector, painter, art, artist, painting, lifestyle, anti conformity, mental illness, art dealer, art critic, art exhibition, maid ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s, pre world war one, 1930s
Place: europe, france
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The Memory Book (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Budding photographer Chloe (Ory) comes from a family of failed romances. At a local flea market, she stumbles upon an old photo album from the 1970s, chronicling the ideal romance of a happy couple (Hindle and Barbeau). Unable to find her own ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, sweet, touching, romantic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: marriage, love letter, road trip, art critic, dating, love and romance, romance, love affair, fall in love, happy ending, looking for love, couple relations ...
Place: san francisco
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2 Days in New York (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Marion and Mingus live cozily – perhaps too cozily – with their cat and two young children from previous relationships. However, when Marion’s jolly father, her oversexed sister, and her sister’s outrageous boyfriend unceremoniously descend ...
Style: humorous, satirical, emotional, witty, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, family life, society, city life, parents and children, disorder, rudeness, photographer, art critic, radio announcer, stereotypes, french ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, france ...
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Art of Crime (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Fired for insubordination, PJ Antoine Verlay, good cop but a blood strand and having difficulty working as a team, is attached to the OCBC (Central Office for the fight against Traffic in Cultural Goods) thanks to the intervention of the commander ...
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: fighting crime, crime solving, art critic, art theft, forensics, secret, crime investigation, art, secret revealed, uncover truth, sleuth, private investigation ...
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Saimdang, Memoir of Colors (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A reinterpretation of Saimdang from the Joseon times. She was a genius artist and passionate lover. Lee Young-ae takes on two roles; a college professor who specializes in Korea Art History and Saimdang.
Style: captivating, disturbing
Plot: uncover truth, art critic, investigation, mystery, research, explorer, crime solving, secret revealed, instructor, art, escapades, puzzle ...
Place: korea
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A Painting Lesson (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In Chile, during the 60´s, the son of a poor single teenage girl turns out to be a gifted painter. The man to discover his talent is the owner of the drugstore that lies in the outskirts of the small rural town, next to the railroad. He himself is ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspense
Plot: painting, coup d'etat, military coup, countryside, pharmacist, single mother, painter, art, artists' life, life is a bitch, disappearance, art critic ...
Time: year 1973, 60s
Place: chile
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A Real Vermeer (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Young and talented Han van Meegeren is a rebel in the early 1920's Amsterdam art-scene. Because he paints in the style of his idols Rembrandt and Vermeer, critics find his work old-fashioned and they call him a copycat. Just to prove a point, ...
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing, suspense
Plot: painter, rags to riches, artwork, escapades, famous painting, male female relationship, love triangle, forbidden love, love story, forgery, art forgery, relationships ...
Time: 1920s
Place: amsterdam
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Velvet Buzzsaw (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Big money artists and mega-collectors pay a high price when art collides with commerce. After a series of paintings by an unknown artist are discovered, a supernatural force enacts revenge on those who have allowed their greed to get in the way of ...
Style: surreal, enigmatic, absurd, tense, art house ...
Plot: art collector, gay, art dealer, art theft, social satire, supernatural, surrealism, art gallery, painting, murder, satire, business ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, miami
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American Night (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A neo-noir set in the New York City's corrupt contemporary art world where the art dealer John Kaplan and the ruthless head of New York's mafia, Michael Rubino, fight for money, art, power and love.
Style: psychotronic, surprise ending, suspense, neo noir
Plot: ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, golf club, bruce lee, obsession, art critic, delivery man, strangulation, violence, art exhibition, actor, mob violence, art gallery ...
Time: 2020s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, asia
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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, art, writer's block, creative block, new life, romance, changing lives, love, family relations, unlikely couple, reflection, inspiration ...
Place: norway, new york
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Candyman (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: For as long as residents can remember, the housing projects of Chicago's Cabrini Green neighborhood were terrorized by a word-of-mouth ghost story about a supernatural killer with a hook for a hand, easily summoned by those daring to repeat his ...
Style: scary, suspense, gothic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: urban legend, mirror, revenge, missing child, police, haunted by the past, investigation, urban decay, supernatural, death, fear, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s, 2010s, year 1977, year 2019
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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Never Met Picasso (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: This gay-oriented drama centers on the life and exploits of Andrew, an aspiring painter. Still living at home with his mother Genna, an avant garde actress, constantly rejected by art schools, and without a lover, Andrew decides to enter a contest ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: humiliation, hallucination, father son relationship, student, friend, friendship, rehearsal, painting, photographer, wine, artist, party ...
Place: los angeles, paris france, boston
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The Golden Boat (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA, Belgium, Luxembourg, Hong Kong
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Inspired in form by American police TV shows and soap operas, The Golden Boat is a madcap, surreal dash through the streets of New York city, telling the mysterious and often hilarious story of an aged street-person named Austin, a comically ...
Style: parody
Plot: satire, waitress, weirdo, surrealism, killer, new yorker, violence, absurdism, tv star, irrational behavior, assassin, art critic ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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Melancholia (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Art critic Krabbé, a German ex-pat living in London, is confronted by his radical 1960s past when he's asked to assassinate a Chilean murderer who is on a visit to London. Krabbé's anti-hero is spot on and his increasing struggle with ...
Plot: paranoia, discussion, depression, moral dilemma, politics, assassination, war criminal, terrorist group, melancholy, frustration, doctor, death squad ...
Place: london, chile
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Dark Side of Genius (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julian Jons is a talented but troubled young artist. He has just been released from an asylum, where he has spent the last seven years for the murder of Anna, his girlfriend/model. Attempting to start painting again, he is pursued by journalist ...
Plot: art critic, woman on top, female nudity, sex scene, crimes of passion, fall in love, male female relationship, roommate, artist, obsession, death, love ...
Place: los angeles
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Big Eyes (2014)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of the awakening of the painter, Margaret Keane, her phenomenal success in the 1950s, and the subsequent legal difficulties she had with her husband, who claimed credit for her works in the 1960s.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, serious, sentimental, suspense ...
Plot: art, painter, painting, plagiarism, ambition, court case, unsupportive spouse, couple relations, creativity, greed, marriage, couples ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, year 1949, year 1964 ...
Place: hawaii, san francisco, california, usa, new york ...
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Vincent & Theo (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Netherlands, UK, Germany, Italy, USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The tragic story of Vincent van Gogh broadened by focusing as well on his brother Theodore, who helped support Vincent. Based on the letters written between the two.
Style: touching, psychological, scenic, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: obsession, painter, brother brother relationship, poverty, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, prodigy, genius, famous painting, drawing, art, inspiration ...
Time: 19th century, 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, holland, london, paris france
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Van Gogh (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 158 min.
Story: In late spring, 1890, Vincent moves to Auvers-sur-Oise, near Paris, under the care of Dr. Gachet, living in a humble inn. Fewer than 70 days later, Vincent dies from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. We see Vincent at work, painting landscapes and ...
Style: sincere, gloomy, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, obsession, tragic love, human nature, celebrity culture, down on your luck, mental illness, siblings relations, collector, couples, family relations, performer's life ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: paris france, europe, france, provence
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The Vault of Horror (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The sequel to Tales from the Crypt. Five strangers trapped in a basement vault converse about their recurring nightmares. Their stories include vampires, bodily dismemberment, east Indian mysticism, an insurance scam, and an artist who kills by ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: storage unit, vampire, supernatural, serial killer, murder, painting, dismemberment, scam, magician, insurance, mysterious character, femme fatale ...
Time: 70s
Place: haiti, india, london
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Pollock (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In August of 1949, Life Magazine ran a banner headline that begged the question: "Jackson Pollock: Is he the greatest living painter in the United States?" The film is a look back into the life of an extraordinary man, a man who has ...
Style: emotional, inspirational, intellectual, atmospheric, sincere ...
Plot: painter, artist, alcohol abuse, painting, art, bohemian life, supportive spouse, rise and fall, addiction, self destructing, lifestyle, ambition ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, year 1949, year 1950 ...
Place: new york, usa, long island, greenwich village manhattan new york city
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Incognito (1997)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Harry Donovan is an art forger who paints fake Rembrandt picture for $500,000. The girl he meets and gets into bed with in Paris, Marieke, turns out to be an arts expert Harry's clients are using to check the counterfeit picture he painted.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: forgery, betrayal, art, frame up, crimes, mystery, dishonesty, law enforcement, cons and scams, espionage, murder, forger ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, new york, usa, europe ...
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History of the World: Part I (1981)
Genre: Comedy, History, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An uproarious version of history that proves nothing is sacred – not even the Roman Empire, the French Revolution and the Spanish Inquisition.
Style: humorous, parody, witty, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: roman empire, spanish inquisition, masturbation, moses, revolution, farce, french revolution, chess, disorder, religions or cults, emperor, social differences ...
Time: 18th century, 15th century, stone age, future, 16th century ...
Place: france, europe, rome italy, spain
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Funny Money (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, Romania, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Henry Perkins, a mild-mannered accountant, accidentally trades briefcases with another man, to find out that there's a million dollars inside. Henry tells his unsuspecting wife of their new-found fortune, but she doesn't embrace it as well ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, witty, offbeat
Plot: farce, mistaken identity, stolen money, gangsters, nothing goes right, family life, fish out of water, disorder, crimes, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe, new york, manhattan new york city, greece ...
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Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Five strangers board a train and are joined by a mysterious fortune teller who offers to read their Tarot cards. Five separate stories unfold: An architect returns to his ancestoral home to find a werewolf out for revenge; a doctor discovers his new ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, slasher, suspense, parody ...
Plot: werewolf, train, vampire, supernatural, serial killer, destiny, card playing, ghost, good versus evil, murder, passenger, vengeance ...
Time: 60s
Place: west indies, scottish highlands
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Caravaggio (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: As influential Italian artist Caravaggio dies in exile in 1610, he recalls his short life, from his childhood to his initial artistic failures to his later triumphs as he catches the eye of a sympathetic cardinal to his destructive relationship with ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, atmospheric, factual ...
Plot: sexual relations, love triangle, painter, rise and fall, life is a bitch, lifestyle, art, painting, artist, lgbt, gay, infidelity ...
Time: 16th century, 17th century
Place: italy, rome italy
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Color Me Blood Red (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Gore specialist H.G. Lewis' gruesome tale of an artist who becomes a success after using human blood in his paintings.
Style: slasher, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, performer's life, supernatural, zombie, mentally unstable, crimes, teenage life, vengeance, violence, drowning ...
Time: 60s
Place: florida
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Georgia O'Keeffe (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Biopic of American artist Georgia O'Keeffe and her husband, photographer Alfred Stieglitz.
Style: serious, tense, emotional, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: destructive relationship, rise to the top, couples, couple relations, obsession, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, love and romance, husband wife relationship, mental illness, friendship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, year 1916, year 1929 ...
Place: usa, new mexico, manhattan new york city, new york, wisconsin
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