Aspiring writer movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant aspiring writer movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, captivating, suspense, psychological, tense and humorous films and TV shows about / with aspiring writer, writers, telephone call, nudity (full frontal - brief), love and romance, female protagonist, friendship, love, female nudity and murder plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as aspiring writer: Girls (2012), The Motive (2017), Testament of Youth (2014), One False Step (2000), The Words (2012), Almost Famous (2000), The Girl in the Book (2015), The Wife (2017), The Mistletoe Inn (2017), My Salinger Year (2020).

List of aspiring writer movies

 7.3
 71K
Girls (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: The assorted humiliations, disasters and rare triumphs of four very different twenty-something girls: Hannah, an aspiring writer; Marnie, an art gallery assistant and cousins Jessa and Shoshanna.
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: strong sexual content, roommate, ambitious, aspiring writer, female friendship, friends, best friends, flirting, actor, everyday life, sexuality, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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 6.5
 6K
The Motive (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Álvaro is a poor man obsessed with the idea of writing 'high literature'. He starts provoking conflicts to write about them.
Style: serious, suspense, suspenseful, captivating, surprise ending ...
Plot: aspiring writer, neighbor, lie, ambition, husband wife relationship, adultery, extramarital affair, rivalry, employer employee relationship, fired from the job, coworker relationship, assassination ...
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Testament of Youth (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Denmark
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Testament of Youth is a powerful story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain, which has become the classic testimony of that war from a woman’s point of view. A searing journey from youthful hopes and ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, stylized, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war one, wartime, war, wartime life, life is a bitch, love affair, love and romance, nurse, aspiring writer, poetry, nursing, compassion ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914, year 1918, 19th century ...
Place: oxford university, england, london, europe, flanders ...
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One False Step (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A comic feature film about an underachieving writer who sets out to write his masterpiece, but is confounded when one of its characters steps into his real life and introduces him to a life of sin and corruption.
Style: neurotic, suspenseful, captivating, touching, tense ...
Plot: writer's block, writers, aspiring writer, desperation, femme fatale, film producer, buddy, screenwriter, filmmaking, humiliation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, businessman ...
Place: los angeles
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 7.0
 78K
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: thought provoking, serious, emotional, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: writer's life, writers, white male black female relationship, aspiring writer, romance, guilt, moral dilemma, ambitious, haunted by the past, rising to stardom, ambition, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, post world war two, contemporary
Place: usa, paris france, france
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 7.9
 272K
Almost Famous (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In 1973, 15-year-old William Miller's unabashed love of music and aspiration to become a rock journalist lands him an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine to interview and tour with the up-and-coming band Stillwater – fronted by lead guitar ...
Style: feel good, realistic, sentimental, captivating, road movie ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, on the road, musician's life, rock band, fame, rock, music, journalism, musician, family relations, singer, music band ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, new york, boston, phoenix arizona ...
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The Girl in the Book (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story of a young writer's transformation when her past invades her present.
Style: captivating, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: aspiring writer, journal, job, secret, betrayal, female protagonist, one night stand, party, love and romance, friendship, friend, girl ...
Place: new york, usa
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 7.2
 39K
The Wife (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Sweden, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Style: thought provoking, sincere, lyrical, twists and turns
Plot: nobel prize, novelist, writers, infidelity, professor, aspiring writer, sexism, extramarital affair, husband wife relationship, marriage, revelation, adulterous husband ...
Time: 90s, 60s, year 1958, year 1968, year 1960 ...
Place: stockholm sweden, connecticut, eastern europe, new york, manhattan new york city ...
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The Mistletoe Inn (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When aspiring romance novelist Kim Rossi is unceremoniously dumped by her soon-to-be-published romance novelist boyfriend, Kim takes stock and decides to take a leap. She signs up for a romance writing retreat at a quaint Vermont Inn shortly before ...
Style: light, feel good, humorous, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, aspiring writer, conference, happy ending, fall in love, romance, follow your dream, rise to the top, female writer, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, stubbornness, literature ...
Place: new york
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My Salinger Year (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, Ireland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A college grad takes a clerical job working for the literary agent of the renowned, reclusive writer J.D. Salinger.
Style: sincere, captivating, psychological
Plot: literary agent, aspiring writer, female writer, writers, writer's life, roommate, career, lifestyle, relationship vs career, grownups, life philosophy, new yorker ...
Time: 90s, year 1963, year 1988, year 1996, year 1965 ...
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, washington d.c.
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 7.6
 44K
Awkward. (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: An irreverent look at the conflict, chaos and humor that defines teenage life through the eyes of 15-year-old Jenna Hamilton whose life begins to change when a simple accident becomes an epic misunderstanding and is blown way out of proportion. ...
Style: realistic, humorous, light, not serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenage life, popularity, youth, teenage love, shyness, loser, self esteem, student, high school life, classmate, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Yellow Eyes of Crocodiles (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two sisters, their families, and sometimes complicated lives.
Style: realistic, compassionate, sincere, cynical, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: direction and purpose, family relations, ambition, rising to stardom, disorder, life turned upside down, sister sister relationship, aspiring writer, price of fame, parent child relationship, mother daughter relationship, working mom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
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 7.5
 62K
Burning (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Deliveryman Jongsu is out on a job when he runs into Haemi, a girl who once lived in his neighborhood. She asks if he'd mind looking after her cat while she's away on a trip to Africa. On her return she introduces to Jongsu an enigmatic ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, exciting, tense ...
Plot: love triangle, fire, arson, class differences, disappearance, palm reading, aspiring writer, childhood friend, tragic love, stalking, anger, suspicion ...
Time: 2010s
Place: seoul, south korea, korea
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 5.8
 3K
Sibyl (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sibyl, a jaded psychotherapist, returns to her first passion: writing. But her newest patient Margot, a troubled up-and-coming actress, proves to be a source of inspiration that is far too tempting. Fascinated almost to the point of obsession, Sibyl ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological, surprise ending, enigmatic
Plot: adultery, sex scene, movie actress, psychotherapist, psychoanalysis, psychoanalyst, aspiring writer, drunkenness, older woman younger man sex, inspiration, female protagonist, alcoholic ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france
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The Road to Coronation Street (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The story of how 22 year old writer Tony Warren conceived, wrote and fought for the record breaking UK TV series Coronation Street.
Style: suspenseful, sentimental, touching, factual, tense
Plot: aspiring writer, acting audition, british, casting, clapping, tv set
Time: year 1960, 60s
Place: manchester, northern england
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Gone Mom: The Disappearance of Jennifer Dulos (2021)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jennifer Dulos, the wealthy, Connecticut mother-of-five who mysteriously vanished.
Style: suspense, realistic, disturbing, tense, suspenseful
Plot: emotional abuse, missing woman, construction company, aspiring writer, death threat, police investigation, uxoricide, marital infidelity, marriage, male female relationship, murder investigation, murderer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
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The Story of Us (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Small town bookstore owner Jamie Vaughn learns that hers and other struggling local businesses face closure by a powerful Portland property developer, led by architect and former flame Sawyer O'Dell. As Valentine's Day approaches and ...
Style: romantic, light, sweet, feel good
Plot: bookstore, valentine's day, architect, romantic triangle, ex boyfriend, aspiring writer, love, love story, romance, uninhibited rivalry, love and romance, eligible bachelor ...
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The Last Five Years (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In New York, a struggling actress and a successful writer sing about their failed marriage from two perspectives.
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, lyrical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: marriage, romance, writer's life, love affair, artists and showbiz, wife, marital problem, husband wife relationship, breakup, audition, memory, aspiring writer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2013, year 2011, year 2009
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey, ohio
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This Beautiful Fantastic (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young woman who dreams of being a children's author makes an unlikely friendship with a cantankerous, rich old widower.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, sentimental, touching
Plot: garden, library, young woman, friendship, widower, dating, female protagonist, eccentricity, aspiring writer, fired from the job, funeral, orphan ...
Place: england, united kingdom
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 5.8
 2K
Guernica (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The fates of Henry - an American correspondent - and Teresa, one of the Republic's censors during the Spanish Civil War.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: journalist, battlefield, civil war, saving a life, militia, war violence, nazism, freedom, hiding place, politics, military, bombing ...
Time: 1930s, year 1999, year 1937, year 1975, pre world war two ...
Place: spain, basque country, madrid
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Stockholm Stories (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The lives of five seemingly unrelated lost souls intertwine in Sweden’s chilly capital in this delicate and wryly funny ensemble film. A precocious yet untalented young writer, a friendless advertising genius, a tight-lipped workaholic, a shy ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, contemplative
Plot: high society, breakup, aspiring writer, lesbian relationship, male female relationship, stutterer, restaurant, angry father, riding a bicycle, homeless, nudity (full frontal - brief), costume party ...
Place: europe, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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 5.0
 883
Slutty Summer (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Hunky writer Markus returns home to find his boyfriend of four years naked with another man. Newly single, he begins waiting tables at a swinging Chelsea hotspot where the indelible supporting cast of co-workers offers conflicting directions on the ...
Style: semi serious, witty, sentimental, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gay teenager, friendship, infidelity, lifestyle, romance, opposites attract, youth, unlikely couple, womanizer, looking for love, love triangle, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, virginia
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 6.3
 3K
Black Tide (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Dany, the Arnault family’s teenage son has disappeared. The case is assigned to François Visconti, a world-weary and disillusioned detective whose wife has just left him. The policeman investigates to find the missing teenager while he is ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense, twist ending ...
Plot: father son relationship, police officer, alcoholic, missing child, forest, disappearance, mother daughter relationship, investigation, aspiring writer, suspicion, kidnapping, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: paris france
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 6.1
 1K
Just Write (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Hollywood tour bus driver poses as a screenwriter to romance an up-and-coming young actress.
Style: witty, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, opposites attract, love and romance, showbiz, dishonesty, mistaken identity, social differences, comedy of errors, bus, actress, writers, aspiring writer ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, beverly hills, los angeles
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 6.5
 2K
The Workshop (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Antoine has agreed to follow a writing workshop where some young people in insertion must write a black novel with the help of Olivia, a recognized novelist. The work of writing will bring to life the working-class past of the city. Its shipyard is ...
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, enigmatic
Plot: novelist, summer, female writer, teenager, youth, sea, aspiring writer, love interest, aggression, writer's life, social network, seaside ...
Time: 2010s
Place: south of france
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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada, Mexico
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The shadow of the Bellows family has loomed large in the small town of Mill Valley for generations. It's in a mansion that young Sarah Bellows turns her tortured life and horrible secrets into a series of scary stories. These terrifying tales ...
Style: scary, enigmatic, suspense, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: halloween, scarecrow, haunted house, urban legend, teenager, small town, murder, monster, supernatural, investigation, supernatural horror, legends and myths ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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 7.0
 13K
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: twists and turns, psychological, semi serious, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: murder, mystery, perfect crime, playwright, crimes, husband wife relationship, rivalry, deathtrap, ambition, aspiring writer, secrets, creative block ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 18th century
Place: new york, usa, long island
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Jeremiah Terminator LeRoy (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young woman named Savannah Knoop spends six years pretending to be a transgender writer named JT Leroy, the made-up literary persona of her sister-in-law.
Style: captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: writers, secret, deception, hidden identity, lie, personality change, con trick, mystery, aspiring writer, secret identity, ghost writer, impostor ...
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 7.3
 8K
Shrill (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Annie is a fat young woman who wants to change her life — but not her body. Annie is trying to start her career while juggling bad boyfriends, a sick parent, and a perfectionist boss.
Style: motivational, ironic, captivating, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: overweight, overweight woman, self acceptance, female protagonist, changing lives, female journalist, lifestyle change, fame, bravery, writers, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, coping ...
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 7.8
 225K
YOU (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: When a brilliant bookstore manager crosses paths with an aspiring writer, he uses the internet and social media to gather the most intimate of details and get close to her. A charming and awkward crush quickly becomes obsession as he quietly and ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: obsessive love, fatal attraction, stalker, obsession, murder, social media, secrets, love, psychopath, bookstore, relationships, stalking ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, los angeles, california
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