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The list contains the best, new and most relevant art movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out melancholic, realistic, serious, enigmatic, talky and reflective films and TV shows about / with art, mentor, dialogue, storytelling, catastrophe, life philosophy, destiny, artist, runaway and obsession plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Italy and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as art: Eraserhead (1977), Big Eyes (2014), Frida (2002), White Collar (2009), Eyes Wide Shut (1999), Step Up Revolution (2012), Dorian Gray (2009), Step Up (2006), Farinelli (1994), Marie Antoinette (2006).
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White Collar
Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
USA
40 min.
 8.3
Frida
Biography, Drama, Romance
USA, Canada, Mexico
123 min.
 7.4
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Drama, Romance
Dominican Republic

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 7.4
 86K
Eraserhead
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry Spencer tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child.
Style: surreal, enigmatic, psychological, art house, avant garde ...
Plot: surrealism, insanity, nightmare, art, imagination, baby, cult, crazy, psychology, existentialism, dreams, parents and children ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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 7.0
 73K
Big Eyes
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, sentimental, captivating, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: art, greed, marriage, courtroom, creativity, unsupportive spouse, justice, destiny, manipulation, ambition, couple relations, plagiarism ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 60s ...
Place: san francisco, california, hawaii, usa, honolulu hawaii
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Frida
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada, Mexico
Duration: 123 min.
Story: "Frida" chronicles the life Frida Kahlo shared unflinchingly and openly with Diego Rivera, as the young couple took the art world by storm. From her complex and enduring relationship with her mentor and husband to her illicit and ...
Style: colourful, emotional, touching, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: disability, art, life, couple relations, storytelling, relationships, obsession, painter, love of one's life, loneliness, female protagonist, bisexuality ...
Time: 1930s, 20s, 30s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: mexico, latin america, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, paris france ...
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 8.3
 106K
White Collar
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Neal Caffrey, a con man, forger and thief, is captured after a three-year game of cat and mouse with the FBI. With only months left serving a four-year sentence, he escapes to look for Kate, his girlfriend. Peter Burke, the FBI agent who initially ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: unlikely partners, crime, forger, cons and scams, chases and races, partners, art, embezzler, art thief, deal, expert, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.4
 262K
Eyes Wide Shut
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 159 min.
Story: After Dr. Bill Hartford's wife, Alice, admits to having sexual fantasies about a man she met, Bill becomes obsessed with having a sexual encounter. He discovers an underground sexual group and attends one of their meetings -- and quickly ...
Style: sexual, sexy, psychological, disturbing, artsy ...
Plot: sexuality, free love, sexual obsession, dangerous attraction, marriage, sexual exploration, voyeurism, orgy, strong sexual content, surrealism, sexual relations, secrets ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, medical school
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Step Up Revolution
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Emily arrives in Miami with aspirations to become a professional dancer. She sparks with Sean, the leader of a dance crew whose neighborhood is threatened by Emily's father's development plans.
Style: light, feel good, exciting, romantic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: dancing, music, culture clash, urban, rivalry, friendship, youth, art, creativity, hopes, love and romance, follow your dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, miami
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 6.3
 57K
Dorian Gray
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A vain London playboy offers his soul in exchange for eternal beauty in this adaptation of the chilling tale by author Oscar Wilde. Seduced into the decadent world of Lord Henry Wotton (Colin Firth), handsome young aristocrat Dorian Gray (Ben ...
Style: stylized, serious, atmospheric, gothic, captivating ...
Plot: obsession, immortality, transformation, painter, portrait, mentor, devil, art, betrayal, greed, life philosophy, secrets ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1890s
Place: england, london, europe
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 6.5
 102K
Step Up
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Everyone deserves a chance to follow their dreams, but some people only get one shot. Tyler Gage is a rebel from the wrong side of Baltimore's tracks and the only thing that stands between him and an unfulfilled life are his dreams of one day ...
Style: captivating, feel good, entertaining, sexy, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, music, hip hop, romance, ballet, follow your dream, dance school, hopes, happy ending, youth, ambition, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa
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 6.9
 6K
Farinelli
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Farinelli is a 1994 biopic film about the life and career of Italian opera singer Farinelli, considered one of the greatest castrato singers of all time.
Style: factual, realistic, emotional, disturbing, touching ...
Plot: opera, music, opera singer, life philosophy, destiny, artist, brother brother relationship, culture clash, art, siblings relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), classical music ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, spain, london, england, italy
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Marie Antoinette
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and ultimately the fall of Versailles.
Style: factual, colourful, realistic, melancholic, stylized ...
Plot: royal family, french, palaces castles and temples, state affairs, princess, female protagonist, royal court, siblings relations, politics, art, queen, historical character ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s, 1780s
Place: france, tokyo, versailles, austria, europe ...
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The Great Beauty
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Jep Gambardella has seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades, but after his 65th birthday and a shock from the past, Jep looks past the nightclubs and parties to find a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty.
Style: surreal, talky, stylized, intellectual, semi serious ...
Plot: aging, art, artist, drinking, party, friendship, surrealism, writer's life, journalist, poverty, obsession, memory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: italy, rome italy
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Goya in Bordeaux
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Francisco Goya (1746-1828), deaf and ill, lives the last years of his life in voluntary exile in Bordeaux, a Liberal protesting the oppressive rule of Ferdinand VII. He's living with his much younger wife Leocadia and their daughter Rosario. He ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, serious, realistic, colourful ...
Plot: artist, art, storytelling, life & death, aging, pornography, mozart, existentialism, brutality, artists and showbiz, creativity, imagination ...
Time: 18th century, 1800s, 1700s
Place: spain, europe, france
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 6.6
 3K
Incognito
Genre: Crime, 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: suspense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: betrayal, art, artist, crime, forgery, twists & turns, kidnapping, world politics, cons and scams, first contact, mystery, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, usa, new york, london
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 7.3
 46K
Woman in Gold
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover a world famous painting of her aunt plundered by the Nazis during World War II, she believes rightfully belongs to her family. She did so not just to regain ...
Style: serious, captivating, dramatic, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: holocaust, art, courtroom drama, nazi, lawyer, jewish, justice, courtroom, guilt, german, jews, nazis ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: austria, germany, poland, vienna, los angeles ...
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 6.4
 12K
Pecker
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, biting, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: art, photographer, artist, dysfunctional family, drugs/alcohol, fish out of water, media satire, homeless, obsession, art gallery, gallery, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, baltimore, maryland, usa
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 7.2
 78K
Cashback
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After a painful breakup, Ben develops insomnia. To kill time, he starts working the late night shift at the local supermarket, where his artistic imagination runs wild.
Style: clever, offbeat, semi serious, melancholic, surreal ...
Plot: art, time, romance, imagination, workplace, dreams, artist, insomnia, sexual attraction, workplace situations, love, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
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 6.7
 2K
The Moderns
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Nick Hart is a struggling American artist who lives amongst the expatriate community in 1920s Paris. He spends most of his time drinking and socializing in local café's and pestering gallery owner Libby Valentin to sell his paintings. He ...
Style: clever, surreal, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: art, forgery, drinking, cons and scams, artist, love, love and romance, period piece, romance, actor's life, dialogue, mentor ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, canada, new york, paris france
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 6.2
 6K
P.S.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thirty-nine-year old divorcé Louise Harrington (Linney) works in the admissions office at Columbia University School of the Arts. She is unnerved when she receives an application from F. Scott Feinstadt, the same name of her high school sweetheart ...
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: art, high school, infidelity, sex, college, college life, relationships, gay, nudity (topless - notable), student life, mentor, pornography ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
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 7.1
 136K
The Danish Girl
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Germany, Denmark, Belgium, Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When Gerda Wegener asks her husband Einar to fill in as a portrait model, Einar discovers the person she's meant to be and begins living her life as Lili Elbe. Having realized her true self and with Gerda's love and support, Lili embarks ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, dramatic, emotional ...
Plot: art, artist, transsexual, cross dressing, gay, hospital, artists and showbiz, love story, doctors, period piece, gender, relationships ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20s, 20th century
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark, paris france ...
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The Stendhal Syndrome
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A young policewoman slowly goes insane while tracking down an elusive serial rapist/killer through Italy when she herself becomes a victim of the brutal man's obsession.
Style: surreal, psychological, suspenseful, stylized, brutal ...
Plot: serial killer, art, gory, murder, sexual abuse, brutality, obsession, vengeance, memory loss, violence, insanity, rape ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, florence, italy, rome italy
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New York Stories
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Three stories happening in New York. The first, by Scorsese, is about a painter who creates his works helped by high volume music and an attractive assistant; second, by Coppola, is about a rich and bold 12 years old who helps her separated parents ...
Style: stylized, talky, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: artist, obsession, art, storytelling, city life, midlife crisis, jewish, life, mischievous children, urban, mentor, relationships ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, tokyo, manhattan new york city ...
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Six Degrees of Separation
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The story of a young, gay black con artist who, posing as the son of Sidney Poitier, cunningly maneuvers his way into the lives of a white, upper-class New York family.
Style: talky, witty, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: art, investigation, mental illness, greed, uncover truth, urban, existentialism, mystery, cons and scams, con artists, dialogue, relationships ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, california
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Poison Ivy II
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young and naive college art student becomes obsessed with assuming the identity and personality of a departed coed who used to live in her room, and in so doing causes complications that result in two men, a student and her art professor, lusting ...
Style: sexual, sexy, serious, erotic, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, sex, art, femme fatale, male nudity, nudity (topless - notable), artist, manipulation, pornography, manipulations, lust, switching roles ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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 6.4
 20K
Factory Girl
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the mid-1960s, wealthy debutant Edie Sedgwick meets artist Andy Warhol. She joins Warhol's famous Factory and becomes his muse. Although she seems to have it all, Edie cannot have the love she craves from Andy, and she has an affair with a ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, witty, gloomy ...
Plot: addiction, artist, art, mental illness, drug abuse, drug addiction, dysfunctional family, singer, pornography, storytelling, musician's life, drugs ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s, year 1970 ...
Place: new york, usa, california, new jersey, manhattan new york city ...
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The Science of Sleep
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man entranced by his dreams and imagination is lovestruck with a French woman and feels he can show her his world.
Style: surreal, stylized, psychological, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: imagination, romance, love, dreams, art, artist, surrealism, childhood, male nudity, schizophrenia, memory, alternate reality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, europe, france, latin america, paris france ...
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Notes on a Scandal
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A veteran high school teacher befriends a younger art teacher, who is having an affair with one of her 15-year-old students. However, her intentions with this new "friend" also go well beyond platonic friendship.
Style: sexual, realistic, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: obsession, loneliness, teacher, high school, friendship, adultery, art, lesbian, manipulation, betrayal, infidelity, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
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 7.1
 12K
Venus
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Maurice is an aging veteran actor who becomes absolutely taken with Jessie - the grandniece of his closest friend. When Maurice tries to soften the petulant and provincial young girl with the benefit of his wisdom and London culture, their ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Plot: aging, friendship, art, loneliness, drinking, actor's life, love, mentor, relationships, unlikely friendships, obsession, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
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The Monuments Men
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men is an action drama focusing on seven over-the-hill, out-of-shape museum directors, artists, architects, curators, and art historians who went to the front lines of ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, dramatic ...
Plot: war, treasure hunt, military, art, nazis, wartime, german, nazi, courage, soldier, betrayal, anti heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1977, year 1944 ...
Place: germany, europe, poland, france, paris france ...
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 7.8
 90K
The Best Offer
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Virgil Oldman is a world renowned antiques expert and auctioneer. An eccentric genius, he leads a solitary life, going to extreme lengths to keep his distance from the messiness of human relationships. When appointed by the beautiful but emotionally ...
Style: psychological, enigmatic, melancholic, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: manipulation, adult virgin, older man younger woman relationship, loneliness, mysterious character, solitude, forgery, mystery, psychology, happiness, art theft, art collector ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: italy, vienna, europe, prague czech republic
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The Art of the Steal
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Crunch Calhoun, a third-rate motorcycle daredevil and part-time art thief, teams up with his snaky brother to steal one of the most valuable books in the world. But it's not just about the book for Crunch — he's keen to rewrite some ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, twist ending, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime, crime gone awry, art, motorcycle, revenge, cons and scams, twists & turns, con men, plot twist, crimes, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, poland, detroit, warsaw poland
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