Writing a book movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant writing a book movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, tense and humorous films and TV shows about / with writing a book, writers, husband wife relationship, death, teenager, crying, bespectacled male, man with glasses, telephone call and photograph plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as writing a book: A Storybook Christmas (2019), An Acceptable Loss (2018), Bird Box (2018), Women in Temptation (2010), Love at Second Sight (2019), Cooties (2014), Booksmart (2019), Capote (2005), Sibyl (2019), A Young Emmanuelle (1976).

List of writing a book movies

Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Austria, Germany, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Before Dawn charts the years of exile in the life of famous Jewish Austrian writer Stefan Zweig, his inner struggle for the "right attitude" towards the events in war torn Europe and his search for a new home.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, exciting, touching, sincere ...
Plot: writers, third reich, literature, husband wife relationship, writing a book, exile, male protagonist, ex husband ex wife relationship, jewish, female director, double suicide, death ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1942, 1930s, year 1936
Place: brazil, new york, buenos aires argentina
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A Storybook Christmas (2019)
Genre: Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: If event planner Celeste Everett is going to save her business and give her niece a happy Christmas season, she is going to need help. When the nanny she hires turns out to be a man, Celeste surprisingly realizes she may have also found Christmas ...
Style: sweet, entertaining, funny, humorous, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, event planner, aunt niece relationship, adult child friendship, writers, inspiration, nanny, unlikely couple, fall in love, teenager, male female relationship, child custody ...
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An Acceptable Loss (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Former top U.S. security adviser Elizabeth "Libby" Lamm is threatened by associates from her dark past including Rachel Burke a steely, commanding politician with an unwavering knack for achieving her goals. Colluding with Rachel is ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, tense, exciting ...
Plot: threat, dark past, regret, politician, political conspiracy, betrayal, human sacrifice, decision, moral dilemma, terrorism, pursuit, war on terror ...
Place: usa, iran, syria
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 6.6
 277K
Bird Box (2018)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A woman and a pair of children are blindfolded and make their way through a post-apocalyptic setting along a river.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: survival, end of the world, survival horror, fear, blindness, suicide, bird, murder, post apocalypse, creature, parents and children, chase ...
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Women in Temptation (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a marriage counselor is abandoned by her husband for a younger woman, she sets out for new companionship.
Plot: husband wife relationship, rainstorm, tent, whistling, girl, friend, woman with glasses, reading a book, childhood trauma, chase, cemetery, love triangle ...
Place: prague, central europe, prague czech republic
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Hector and the Search for Happiness (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, Canada, UK, South Africa, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Hector is a quirky psychiatrist who has become increasingly tired of his humdrum life. As he tells his girlfriend, Clara, he feels like a fraud: he hasn’t really tasted life, and yet he’s offering advice to patients who are just not getting any ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, entertaining, surreal ...
Plot: self discovery, life, life philosophy, travel, introspection, adventure, happiness, escapades, teaching the ways of the world, road not taken, psychiatrist, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, africa, london, china, los angeles ...
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Kim Novak Never Swam in Genesaret's Lake (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 14-year old Erik gets sent to live with his older brother, Henry, during the summer as his mother is dying in cancer. Henry starts dating Ewa, who is married to Berra. A few days after Ewa shows up battered and bruised from an altercation with ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: friendship, who done it, youth, power relations, family problems, teenage boy, school, brother brother relationship, vacation, murder mystery, crime, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: eastern europe, sweden
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Love at Second Sight (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, South Korea
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Overnight, Raphael finds himself immersed in a world where he has never met Olivia, the woman of his life. How is he going to reconquer his wife, who has become a complete stranger?
Style: psychological, touching, surprise ending, humorous
Plot: publisher, husband wife relationship, love, alternate reality, alternate world, novelist, teacher, kiss, piano teacher, marriage proposal, secretary, old man ...
Time: 2000s, year 2009
Place: paris france
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 5.7
 23K
Cooties (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mysterious virus hits an isolated elementary school, transforming the kids into a feral swarm of mass savages. An unlikely hero must lead a motley band of teachers in the fight of their lives.
Style: dark humor, scary, not serious, humorous, bloody ...
Audience: kids
Plot: gory, survival, zombie, zombie apocalypse, teacher, school, virus, supernatural, deadly, danger, small town, imaginary ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
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 7.2
 91K
Booksmart (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two academic teenage superstars realize, on the eve of their high school graduation, that they should have worked less and played more. Determined to never fall short of their peers, the girls set out on a mission to cram four years of fun into one ...
Style: exciting, feel good, entertaining, light, captivating ...
Audience: teen comedy, chick flick, teens
Plot: lesbian, lesbian sex, teenage sex, fat girl, coming of age, high school, high school student, female orgasm, friendship between girls, prejudice, female masturbation, female protagonist ...
Time: year 2019
Place: los angeles
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 7.3
 125K
Capote (2005)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A biopic of the writer, Truman Capote and his assignment for The New Yorker to write the non-fiction book, 'In Cold Blood'.
Style: captivating, based on true events, intellectual, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: writers, journalism, literature, murder, crimes, loneliness, moral dilemma, lifestyle, manipulation, book, investigation, death ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1960s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: kansas, usa, europe, turkey, new york ...
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 5.8
 2K
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: surprise ending, enigmatic, psychological
Plot: adultery, sex scene, bare breasts, psychoanalysis, psychotherapist, psychoanalyst, aspiring writer, drunkenness, alcoholic, drunk, alcoholics anonymous, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france
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A Young Emmanuelle (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In Genève, bookseller and publisher Axel Thorpe catches willful, rich 16-year old Sibylle Ashby shoplifting. She brags about her writing, so he challenges her to produce a book. She writes an erotic novel that Thorpe publishes anonymously, and it ...
Style: touching, sexual, witty, sexy, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, love affair, love triangle, sexual relations, siblings relations, strong female presence, writer's life, romance, youth, femme fatale, dishonesty, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: switzerland
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 5.7
 53K
Velvet Buzzsaw (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
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: enigmatic, surreal, tense, absurd, art house ...
Plot: art collector, gay, art dealer, social satire, supernatural, art theft, painting, surrealism, art gallery, murder, blood, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, miami
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The Impossible Years (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Trouble in suburbia: psychiatrist's teenage daughter gets arrested for demonstrating on a college campus--holding a sign with a "dirty word" written on.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: college life, family relations, psychiatrist, parents and children, college, disorder, couples, cons and scams, down on your luck, dishonesty, nothing goes right, youth ...
Time: 60s
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 7.1
 6K
Images (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Schizophrenic housewife, engulfed by terrorizing apparitions, kills off each, unknowing if these demons are merely figments of her hallucinatory imagination or part of reality.
Style: stylized, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: mental illness, psychopath, schizophrenia, delusion, strong female presence, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, couple relations, infidelity, family problems, couples, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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 6.7
 2K
Bad Ronald (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A shy teenager accidentally kills a mocking peer, and his mother helps him hide in a spare room in their house. Problems arise when the mother goes for an operation and dies, and the house is sold to a new family, with the teen still living inside.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: murder, voyeur, psychopath, teenager, hidden room, secret, mental illness, voyeurism, death of mother, mysterious character, social misfits, crimes ...
Time: 70s
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 5.6
 4K
Nina Forever (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Holly loves Rob and tries to help him through his grief – even if it means contending with his dead girlfriend Nina, who comes back, bloody and broken, every time they make love
Style: dark humor, absurd, cynical, sexploitation film, allegory ...
Plot: suicide attempt, car accident, sensuality, love, sex scene, haunted by the past, awkward situation, back from the dead, love triangle, rivalry, erotic thriller, romantic rivalry ...
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Magic Beyond Words: The J.K. Rowling Story (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Magic Beyond Words: The J.K. Rowling Story is a made-for-TV film starring Australian actress Poppy Montgomery. The film, which was shot in B.C. Canada locations altered to look like British locations, details the journey of struggling single mother ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: multiple sclerosis, writer's life, rising to stardom, family relations, artists and showbiz, ambition, rise to the top, single parent, ends with biographical notes, mother daughter relationship, abusive relationship, female protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s
Place: england, london, europe
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Whole New Thing (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Socially isolated by his parents (Rebecca Jenkins, Robert Joy), an androgynous teen (Aaron Webber) enrolls in high school and develops a crush on his male teacher (Daniel MacIvor).
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, teachers and students, school, coming out, coming of age, gender, love and romance, high school, sexual relations, college, youth, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, nova scotia
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An African-American woman becomes an unwitting pioneer for medical breakthroughs when her cells are used to create the first immortal human cell line in the early 1950s.
Style: medical drama, disturbing, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: biology, medical research, profanity, genetics, research, death, prayer, fight, life is a bitch, escapades, danger, disorder ...
Time: 50s, 90s, 1950s, 2000s, 1990s ...
Place: north carolina, baltimore
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Up to His Ears (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Up the Himalayas... Up the Yang-tze... Up in a balloon... Up-stage with a stripper... Up-town in Hong Kong... You can't keep a great adventurer down
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous, cult film
Plot: on the run, goofy hero, danger, adventure, disorder, dull life, on the road, crimes, escapades, assassination attempt, love and romance, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: nepal, asia, hong kong, himalaya, india
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A Place Among the Living (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A mediocre pulp novelist is approached by a stranger claiming to be a serial killer with a proposition to chronicle his crimes.
Plot: novelist, roman, translator, book seller, striptease, suicide, deal with the devil, art exhibition, existentialism, writing a book, writers, champagne ...
Time: 50s, year 1958, 1950s
Place: paris france
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The Question (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 1957. For several months, Henri Charlègue, the ex-director of the newspaper "Alger democratic", banned, has been living in hiding. Suspected of belonging to the FLN, he is actively sought by paratroopers.
Plot: writing a book, dissident, torturer, idealist, french military, repression, assassination, police violence, archive footage, torture, wanted man, independence ...
Time: 1960s, year 1957, 1950s, year 1956, 50s ...
Place: algeria
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 8.1
 46K
Winter Sleep (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany
Duration: 196 min.
Story: Aydin, a retired actor, owns a small hotel in central Anatolia with his young wife Nihal and his sister Necla, who is coping with her recent divorce. During the winter, snow covers the ground and boredom brings the return of old memories, pushing ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, meditative, philosophical ...
Plot: hotel, midlife crisis, social differences, haunted by the past, human nature, divorce, couple relations, family problems, estrangement, dull life, guest, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2013
Place: turkey
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The Year My Voice Broke (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Coming-of age feature, set in a New South Wales country town in the 1960s, about a 15 year-old boy. It follows his loves and how he copes with life's problems such as death and departure.
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, realistic, serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: love triangle, small town, coming of age, friendship, discrimination, first love, family relations, pregnancy, locket, teenage life, bittersweet, forbidden love ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1962, 80s
Place: australia, new south wales
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 7.2
 3K
Destiny (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Musical, Romance
Country: France, Egypt
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The story is set in the 12th century in Arab-ruled Spanish province Andalusia, where famed philosopher Averroes is appointed grand judge by the caliph and his liberal court judgements are not liked by everyone. The caliph's political rivals, ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: politics, oracle, revolution, religions or cults, battles, injustice, society, state affairs, rebellion, fighting the system, romance, social differences ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: europe, spain, andalusia
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The Girl from Nowhere (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Michel, a retired math teacher, has lived alone since his wife’s death and occupies his time writing an essay about the beliefs that shape daily life. One day he comes across Dora, a young homeless woman, who shows up injured on his doorstep, and ...
Style: contemplative, surreal, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: introspection, self discovery, hopes, paranormal phenomena, mysterious girl, loneliness, supernatural power, ghost, nudity (full frontal - brief), reincarnation, religion, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
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Laurence Anyways (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 168 min.
Story: The story of an impossible love between a woman named Fred and a transgender woman named Laurence who reveals her inner desire to become her true self: a woman.
Style: sincere, emotional, social, romantic, uplifting ...
Plot: transsexual, gender identity, impossible love, lgbt, love and romance, couple relations, follow your dream, poetry, coming out, gender bending, showdown, standoff ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: montreal, montreal quebec, quebec
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 6.2
 39K
Lovelace (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Story of Linda Lovelace, who is used and abused by the porn industry at the behest of her coercive husband, before taking control of her life.
Style: sexual, sincere, captivating, emotional, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual abuse, porn actress, porn star, golden age of porn, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, notoriety, redemption, strong sexual content, actor's life, life is a bitch, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1970, year 2002
Place: usa, florida, malibu california, new york, miami ...
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