Storyteller movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant storyteller movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, semi serious, clever, light, visually appealing and melancholic films and TV shows about / with storyteller, storytelling, nudity (full frontal - brief), runaway, father son relationship, mentor, culture clash, childhood, dialogue and suprisingly clever plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Family genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as storyteller: The Words (2012), DreamKeeper (2003), Deadtime Stories (2012), ErOddity(s) 2 (2015), 51 Degrees North (2015), In the Night Garden (2007), The Iceman Cometh (1973), Swimming to Cambodia (1987), Dr. Seuss' The Grinch Musical (2020), The Magic Roundabout (1964).

List of storyteller movies

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, contemplative ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: writer's life, writers, romance, guilt, ambition, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, moral dilemma, haunted by the past, life changing experience, lifestyle change, success ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, paris france, france
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DreamKeeper (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 174 min.
Story: In South Dakota, in an Indian reservation, an old storyteller Indian asks his grandson Shane, who is in trouble owing money to some bad guys, to take his old pony and him to Albuquerque to the great powwow, an Indian meeting. While traveling, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, atmospheric, feel good, semi serious
Plot: native americans, native american, on the road, obsessive quest, good versus evil, self discovery, human nature, friendship, culture clash, society, escapades, gang ...
Place: usa, south dakota, montana, new mexico
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Deadtime Stories (2012)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A baby-sitter tells a different 'Deadtime Story' to the kids she is babysitting. The stories are scary and chilling.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, suspense, offbeat ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing
Plot: supernatural, adventure, escapades, imaginary, family, ghost, supernatural power, children, storyteller, paranormal, teenager, surrealism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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ErOddity(s) 2 (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Follows the lives of several gay youths and adults as they discover a world of the odd, the erotic and the supernatural.
Style: suspense, psychological, scary, sexy, contemplative ...
Plot: sibling relationship, lgbt, gay, storyteller, erotica, gay interest, brother brother relationship, necrophilia, audition, poison, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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51 Degrees North (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Story: When Damon Miller, a talented, young London filmmaker becomes involved in the disturbing research surrounding Near-Earth Objects he stumbles onto the discovery that the Earth stands on the brink of an extraterrestrial disaster.
Style: psychotronic, tense, twists and turns, suspense
Plot: conspiracy, science, armageddon, asteroid, falling, storyteller, end of the world, love, fear, murder, death, catastrophe ...
Place: london, germany
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In the Night Garden (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In the Night Garden is a magical place that exists between the waking and sleeping imagination of children close to the representation of a nursery rhyme.
Style: semi serious, contemplative, humorous, feel good, educational ...
Audience: kids, toddlers
Plot: getting along, imaginary, friends, friendship, imaginary kingdom, pre school, puppet, surrealism, reading, multiculturalism, toy comes to life, storyteller ...
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The Iceman Cometh (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 239 min.
Story: Set in 1912, the entire film takes place inside a dive bar named The Last Chance Saloon, where its destitute patrons eagerly await the arrival of Hickey, who arrives annually and props everyone up with free drinks and spirited stories of his ...
Style: talky, serious, realistic, thought provoking, clever ...
Plot: alcoholic, prostitute, bar, life is a bitch, society, unemployment, bartender, betrayal, pimp, alcohol abuse, confession, saloon ...
Time: 1910s, year 1912
Place: usa, new york
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Swimming to Cambodia (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Spalding Gray sits behind a desk throughout the entire film and recounts his exploits and chance encounters while playing a minor role in the film 'The Killing Fields'. At the same time, he gives a background to the events occurring in ...
Style: talky, humorous, not serious, realistic, cult film ...
Plot: vietnam war, storytelling, politics, love and romance, artists and showbiz, crimes, performer's life, one-man show, travelogue, storyteller, table, filmmaking ...
Place: new york, usa, cambodia
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Dr. Seuss' The Grinch Musical (2020)
Genre: Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A musical version of the classic story of the mean spirited Grinch who plots to steal Chirstmas from Whoville
Plot: santa claus suit, diva, anthropomorphic dog, pet dog, mistaken identity, pink hair, shoplifting, christmas spirit, sewing machine, misunderstanding, ballad, misanthrope ...
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The Magic Roundabout (1964)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 5 min.
TV show
Story: Cult classic children's animated series about a group of human and animal characters that gather at the roundabout / carousel in the park. Although the original series is French there are multiple dubbed versions from other countries.
Style: surreal
Plot: park, cow, puppet, snail, british, gardener, anthropomorphic animal, jack in the box, talking dog, young girl, talking animals, storyteller ...
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The Warlord: Battle for the Galaxy (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The time is the 21st century, after the fall of the Galactic Republic. Technology is at a standstill, families have been dismantled, and those who have survived the destruction now live in a savage age ruled by evil warlords. When a young sister of ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: scavenger, henchman, mind control, stoned, storyteller, garbage collector, brainwashing, spacecraft, general, psychic, secret identity, hologram ...
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Hollywood Babylon (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: This is like a documentary on the scandals in the Golden Age of Hollywood during the 1920's. Contains many reenactments of major scandals.
Style: based on true events
Plot: hollywood, sex scandal, sexploitation, hedonism, female tied up, fondling, braless, unplanned pregnancy, lesbianism, reenactment, erotica, scantily clad female ...
Time: hollywood star, 1910s, year 1916, year 1929, 1920s
Place: los angeles, paris france, california
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Unpredictable Nature of the River (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Nobleman Jean-Francois de la Plaine is exiled to serve as governor of a West African colony.
Plot: river, exile, slavery, colonialism, bird, wave, wig, portrait, rain, french revolution, singing, priest ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1790s
Place: africa
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A Little Princess (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When her father enlists to fight for the British in WWI, young Sara Crewe goes to New York to attend the same boarding school her late mother attended. She soon clashes with the severe headmistress, Miss Minchin, who attempts to stifle Sara's ...
Style: touching, feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: little girl, boarding school, orphan, princess, servant, reunion, fantasy life, rescue, french, private school, rich poor, presumed dead ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: new york, india, usa, london, england
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Balto (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, History
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 78 min.
Story: An outcast half-wolf risks his life to prevent a deadly epidemic from ravaging Nome, Alaska.
Style: sentimental, feel good, suspenseful, exciting, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: wolf, dog, rivalry, dog sled, adventure, danger, daring rescue, goose, against the odds, courage, save the day, family ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s ...
Place: alaska, usa
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The American Clock (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This film is based on Arthur Miller's recollection of the events of the 1930's Depression. In the film, John Rubinstein, Mary McDonnell, and Loren Dean are all members of an upper class family who find the world completely changed when ...
Plot: poor, suicide, wealth, brooklyn new york city, unemployment, father son relationship, theft, card playing, poverty, banker, prostitute, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s
Place: manhattan new york city
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The Bastard (1978)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Phillipe Charboneau is the illegitimate son of an English duke. When he travels from France to England to claim his inheritance, he incurs the wrath of his father's family and is forced to flee to America, where he becomes involved in the ...
Plot: american revolution, sailing ship, bounty, nobility, sailboat, freedom, illegitimate son, fencing, musket, storyteller, colonial america, printing press ...
Place: america, england, philadelphia, boston, france
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The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker ...
Style: cult film, humorous, sexy, sexual, offbeat ...
Plot: transvestism, lgbt, cult, mad scientist, cannibalism, dancer, butler, castle, dark and stormy night, audience participation, gender bending, crossdressing ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: transylvania, ohio
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: King Arthur, accompanied by his squire, recruits his Knights of the Round Table, including Sir Bedevere the Wise, Sir Lancelot the Brave, Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-As-Sir-Lancelot and Sir Galahad the Pure. On the way, Arthur battles the Black ...
Style: absurd, humorous, surreal, cult film, ironic ...
Plot: holy grail, monty python, adventure, monk, legends and myths, king arthur, sword fight, knight, disorder, courage, parody, absurd humor ...
Time: 10th century, middle ages
Place: england, europe, xian, scotland yard
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Under Milk Wood (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This Dylan Thomas work is a delightful if peculiar story of a day in the life of a small, Welsh fishing village called "Llareggub" (read it backwards!). We meet a host of curious characters (and ghosts) through the 'eyes' of ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, contemplative, stylized, atmospheric
Plot: small town life, redemption, human nature, aging, hopes, social relations, small town, village, welsh, flashback, storyteller, blind man ...
Time: 70s
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Charlotte's Web (1973)
Genre: Animation, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen.
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, sweet, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: friendship, spider, rescue, animal human communication, heroic mission, pets, danger, heroes, friends who live together, compassion, farm, misunderstanding ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england
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Tropic of Cancer (1970)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In contemporary Paris, expat American writer Henry Miller works his way through a series of amorous encounters while trying to find his literary voice.
Style: erotic, realistic, stylized, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: mental institution, looking for sex, school, writer's life, artists and showbiz, womanizer, immigrants, strong sexual content, social relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), husband wife relationship, american abroad ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 30s ...
Place: france, paris france
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Praise Marx and Pass the Ammunition (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Marxist-Leninist expelled from the British Communist Party joins the Revolutionary Party of the Third World, sleeps around, and attempts to rethink his place within the revolution after the events of the 1968 May uprising in Paris.
Style: avant garde
Plot: irony, political protest, political activist, class struggle, womanizer, marxist, revolutionary, storyteller, song, working class
Time: year 1968
Place: london
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Mansfield Park (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: This fun and sexy comedy tells a timelessly entertaining story where wealthy, secret passions and mischievous women put love to the test.. When a spirited young woman, Fanny Price, is sent away to live on the great country estate of her rich ...
Style: witty, biting, realistic, semi serious, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: jane austen, estate, slavery, country estate, love triangle, couple relations, fall in love, society, power relations, strong female presence, couples, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1800s, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
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An American Tail (1986)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young mouse named Fievel and his family decide to migrate to America, a "land without cats," at the turn of the 20th century. But somehow, Fievel ends up in the New World alone and must fend off not only the felines he never thought ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: mouse, american dream, immigrants, good versus evil, heroes, orphan, hopes, family relations, friendship, cat, immigration, family ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: new york, russia, usa, hong kong, hamburg germany ...
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A Map of the Heart (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Katrin and Jürgen spend their holidays in Corsica. Katrin is in her mid-thirties, working as a tracer at Jürgen's company who suddenly remembers he's married -- but not with Kathrin. So they decide to end their vacation earlier than they ...
Plot: diving, head wound, dead father, convention, railway, train, island, adultery, bullet, fox, mask, bandage ...
Place: corsica
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Deeply (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: On Ironbound Island, native Fiona McKay arrives from Europe with her teenage daughter Clair, hoping that the peace of the island will help the girl get over the death of her boyfriend. The girl finds comfort in the company of a visiting American ...
Style: fairy tale, serious, sentimental, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: curse, island, memory, hopes, starting over, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals, romance, mystery, loner, funeral, writers ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, nova scotia, berlin germany
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Bugs Bunny's 3rd Movie: 1001 Rabbit Tales (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: If Bugs Bunny were to direct his signature inquiry--"What's up, doc?"--toward the modern-day Warner Bros. creative team, he wouldn't be far off. For 1001 Rabbit Tales, they've doctored up a batch of classic cartoons ...
Style: stylized, humorous, feel good, not serious, fairy tale
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: adventure, uninhibited rivalry, partners, escapades, farce, brat, disorder, chases and races, unlikely partners, imaginary, gang, chase ...
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Billy Liar (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young Englishman dreams of escaping from his working class family and dead-end job as an undertaker's assistant. A number of indiscretions cause him to lie in order to avoid the penalties. His life turns into a mess and he has an opportunity ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, offbeat ...
Plot: dream, lie, train, working class, coming of age, imaginary, love and romance, society, realism, real world, social climbing, dull life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, northern england, london ...
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Big Fish (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Throughout his life Edward Bloom has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his later years, he remains a huge mystery to his son, William. Now, to get to know the real man, Will begins piecing together a true ...
Style: surreal, feel good, sentimental, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, adventure, witch, storytelling, fantasy world, family relations, circus, human spirit, journey, fish, mermaid, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 20th century, 50s, 70s ...
Place: usa, texas, russia, morocco, miami ...
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