Ghost writer movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant ghost writer movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, captivating, semi serious, clever and serious films and TV shows about / with ghost writer, writers, book, artists and showbiz, writer's life, writing, friendship, telephone call, nudity (full frontal - brief) 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 ghost writer: Colette (2018), Moon in a Bottle (2007), Magical Nights (2018), Admissions (2004), Based on a True Story (2017), Recipe for Love (2014), Body of Deceit (2017), Chicago Typewriter (2017), The Wife (2017), BoJack Horseman (2014).

List of ghost writer movies

 6.7
 20K
Colette (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA, France, Hungary, Netherlands
Duration: 111 min.
Story: French novelist, Colette, overcomes an abusive marriage to emerge as a leading writer in her country and a candidate for the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Style: intellectual, based on true events, captivating, lyrical, inspirational
Plot: female writer, female protagonist, lesbian relationship, bisexuality, novelist, nobel prize, lesbian sex, ghost writer, exploitation, writing, woman, writers ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, 1890s, year 1900
Place: paris france, louisiana, algeria, france
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Moon in a Bottle (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Zeta has a month to hand in a novel she has been commissioned to write and every day she searches for inspiration among the strange customers who are regulars at the Café Rossignol. There she becomes close to Alicia, a pretty waitress who ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Plot: desire for fame, fall in love, ambition, friends, love and romance, writer's life, bar, ghost writer, blind ambition, artists and showbiz, donkey, cafe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
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Magical Nights (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Italy, 1990. On the night when Italy's national football team is eliminated from the World Cup by Argentina on penalty kicks, a well-known film producer is found dead in the Tiber River. The main suspects for the murder are three young aspiring ...
Style: captivating, enigmatic, tense, humorous, non-linear
Plot: murder mystery, police investigation, friendship, murder, murder suspect, film producer, police interrogation, ghost writer, death, society, rivalry, satire ...
Time: year 1990, 90s, 1990s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
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 6.0
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Admissions (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: A gifted high-school student flubs her college admissions interviews for the most unexpected reasons in this independent coming-of-age drama. Cynical, world-weary Evie is more interested in taking care of her family than getting into the Ivy League ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, family problems, mentally challenged, family life, parents and children, sister sister relationship, mental retardation, ghost writer, bittersweet, performer's life, siblings relations, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, yale university, harvard university
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Based on a True Story (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Poland, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A writer goes through a tough period after the release of her latest book, as she gets involved with an obsessive admirer.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, meditative, disturbing, enigmatic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: female writer, female friendship, female protagonist, novelist, obsessed fan, mysterious character, loneliness, friendship between women, based on a novel, deception, poisoning, book signing ...
Place: paris france
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Recipe for Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lauren Hennessey has always loved to cook and is a proud perfectionist at her job at "Food & Entertainment Magazine's" test kitchen while she dreams of being able to finally afford culinary school in Paris. When her boss ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, sexy ...
Plot: fall in love, romance, chef, relationship vs career, couples, ambition, workplace situations, cooking and food, cooking, school, starting over, celebrity culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 4.1
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Body of Deceit (2017)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An accident in Malta leaves ghostwriter Alice with memory loss. Suffering from writer's block, she returns to the island to recover when she meets the sensual Sara. As they bond, a shady stranger begins to taint the stay with mystery.
Plot: mediterranean, lesbian sex, lesbian relationship, memory loss, ghost writer, book signing, cunnilingus, lesbian kiss, bisexual, lsd, malta, woman in bathtub ...
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Chicago Typewriter (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: Writers that lived under Japanese rule in the 1930's are reincarnated into a bestselling writer who is in a slump, a mysterious ghostwriter and an anti-fan of the bestselling writer.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, semi serious, romantic
Plot: reincarnation, romance, writers, supernatural, ghost, destiny, female gunfighter, life & death, friendship, tragic past, rebellion, past life ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 1930s
Place: korea
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 7.2
 36K
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, twists and turns, lyrical
Plot: novelist, writers, nobel prize, professor, infidelity, sexism, extramarital affair, wife husband relationship, husband wife relationship, marriage, revelation, adulterous husband ...
Time: 90s, 60s, 1960s, 1990s, year 1960 ...
Place: stockholm sweden, connecticut, eastern europe, new york, manhattan new york city ...
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 8.7
 113K
BoJack Horseman (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Meet the most beloved sitcom horse of the 90s - 20 years later. BoJack Horseman was the star of the hit TV show "Horsin' Around," but today he's washed up, living in Hollywood, complaining about everything, and wearing colorful ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, adult animation, satirical, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: existentialism, anthropomorphic animal, showbiz, hollywood, depression, desire for fame, washed up star, down on your luck, cynicism, horse, anthropomorphism, adult humor ...
Time: 21st century, hollywood star, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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One or the Other of Us (1974)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: One or the Other of Us (German: Einer von uns beiden) is a 1974 West German film directed by Wolfgang Petersen. It was Petersen's first theatrical feature film, and was based on the novel of the same name by Horst Bosetzky, published ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: killer, ghost writer, blackmail, professor, university student, prostitute, sociology, car chase, murder, male female relationship, sociologist, father daughter relationship ...
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 6.0
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Budapeste (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Hungary, Brazil, Portugal
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Certamente, o personagem de Budapeste, José Costa responderia ironicamente "nada". José Costa, um angustiado ghost-writer (escritor fantasma) e também amante da linguagem e da escrita, aos seus 30 anos, é o eu-lírico dessa narrativa ...
Plot: ghost writer, bookstore, sex, roller skates, russian roulette, female full frontal nudity, statue, book, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, male nudity
Place: budapest, budapest hungary
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The Trial of Tony Blair (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Biting political satire starring Robert Lindsay as a beleaguered Tony Blair, who stubbornly refuses to see the danger he faces from a Special Tribunal on Iraq that has been set up to investigate war crimes
Plot: politician, trial, arrest, iraq war, hospital, memoir, nightmare, prison, fictional biography, ghost writer, prime minister, political satire ...
Time: year 2010
Place: london
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 6.0
 2K
Pulp (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A seedy writer of sleazy pulp novels is recruited by a quirky, reclusive ex-actor to help him write his biography at his house in Malta.
Style: witty, humorous, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: murder, funeral, crime, crimes, amateur detective, dishonesty, writer's life, ghost, investigation, artists and showbiz, deadly, cons and scams ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
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 5.5
 1K
Luster (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An irreverent and refreshing take on the queer world of sex, lust and unrequited love. Lanky, blue haired Jackson, record store employee and poet, is in love with most of the men in his life! A refreshing departure from the typical gay love story, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, humorous, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, unfulfilled love, sexual relations, lifestyle, romance, couples, gays and lesbians, singleness, gay lead character, infidelity, unrequited love, s&m ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iowa, usa, california, mojave desert, los angeles
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 4.4
 527
Stalker (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: When novelist Paula Martin retreats to the seclusion of her family home Crows Hall she hopes to clear her mind and focus on her new book. The arrival of an assistant, Linda, should take the pressure off... but as the bodies pile up, Paula finds ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: confined, danger, crimes, isolation, deadly, mentally unstable, murder, country house, paranoia, strong female presence, gory, indoor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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The March Sisters at Christmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: To keep the family home from being sold, 4 very modern March sisters tackle home improvement on their own. But their romantic entanglements involving the boy next door, an old flame and a new acquaintance become a distraction.
Style: sincere, humorous, light, sweet
Plot: christmas, sibling relationship, childhood home, christmas eve, best friend, house, friendship, sister sister relationship, love, intrigue, brother brother relationship, artist ...
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The End of the Tour (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace, which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace's groundbreaking epic novel, 'Infinite Jest.'
Style: serious, sincere, philosophical, meditative, psychological ...
Plot: loneliness, writer's life, journalism, media, artists and showbiz, existentialism, book, friendship, depression, death, poet, writer's block ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1996, 80s ...
Place: usa, new york, minneapolis minnesota, illinois, minnesota
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World's Greatest Dad (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the wake of a freak accident, Lance suffers the worst tragedy and the greatest opportunity of his life. He is suddenly faced with the possibility of fame, fortune and popularity, if he can only live with the knowledge of how he got there.
Style: clever, melancholic, philosophical, dark humor, depressing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teacher, loss of child, parents and children, moral dilemma, writers, grief, teenage boy, masturbation, fake suicide, loneliness, life & death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle
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 6.8
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Winchell (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The true story of the influential and controversial columnist, Walter Winchell.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, cynical, biting ...
Plot: columnist, media, society, journalism, politics, world war two, tv show, writing, career, radio, celebrity culture, relationship vs career ...
Time: 1930s, 50s, 1940s, 40s, 30s ...
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'Til There Was You (1997)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two strangers, whose paths are always crossing, finally meet when fate steps in. It took them twenty years to fall in love at first sight.
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: loneliness, best friend, childhood friend, neighbor, dating, support group, romance, single parent, opposites attract, childhood friends, unfulfilled love, looking for love ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 1960s, 60s
Place: los angeles
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Crossed Tracks (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The successful novelist Judith Ralitzer is interrogated in the police station about the disappearance of her ghost-writer. A serial-killer escapes from a prison in Paris. A missing school teacher leaves his wife and children. In the road, the ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: meet the parents, hidden identity, mysterious character, lifestyle, dishonesty, serial killer, crimes, intrigue, deadly, missing person, rivalry, writer's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
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 7.0
 20K
Russian Dolls (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Five years after their summer together in Barcelona, Xavier, William, Wendy, Martine and Isabelle reunite.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, lesbian, romance, lifestyle, love triangle, looking for love, understanding, writer's life, old love, model, birthday, screenwriter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: paris france, london, france, europe, russia ...
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 7.0
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The Factotum (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cesare Botero (Nanni Moretti), a young and corrupted minister, hires a new spokesman, honest and polite high school professor Luciano Sandulli (Silvio Orlando).
Plot: election, money, liar, naivete, school class, speaker, ghost writer, fired from the job, corruption, controversy, politician, politics ...
Place: rome italy
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Murder in Three Acts (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Acapulco, Hercule Poirot attends a dinner party in which one of the guests clutches his throat and suddenly dies. The causes seem to be natural until another party with most of the same guests produces another corpse.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, detective series
Plot: murder, private detective, murder mystery, celebrity culture, who done it, uncover truth, riddles and clues, multiple suspects, estate, manipulation, dishonesty, mystery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america, los angeles
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The Story of My Life (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Raphael is a ghostwriter who takes a job writing for famous footy player Kevin. To his delight and his girlfriend, Murials horror, Kevins current girlfriend is an old (easily rekindled) flame of Raphaels. A freak accident leaves a close friend dead ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, captivating, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: introspection, love triangle, relationship vs career, ambition, rise to the top, fall in love, couple relations, couples, romance, lifestyle, writer's life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
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The Ghost Writer (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A writer stumbles upon a long-hidden secret when he agrees to help former British Prime Minister Adam Lang complete his memoirs on a remote island after the politician's assistant drowns in a mysterious accident. In director Roman ...
Style: twists and turns, atmospheric, serious, captivating, tricky ...
Plot: investigation, writer's life, state affairs, political conspiracy, betrayal, cia, suspicion, writers, war crime, uncover truth, who to trust, assistant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, massachusetts, usa, london, washington d.c. ...
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 6.5
 52K
Casanova (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: With a reputation for seducing members of the opposite sex, regardless of their marital status, a notorious womanizer discovers a beauty who seems impervious to his charms. However, as he continues to pursue the indifferent lady, he finds himself ...
Style: romantic, humorous, light, factual, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: womanizer, casanova, unlikely couple, romance, beefcake, gender, arranged marriage, death sentence, bishop, duel, brother sister relationship, extramarital affair ...
Time: 18th century
Place: venice, italy, europe, rome italy
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 7.7
 114K
Barton Fink (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, dark humor, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: neo noir, neighbor, screenwriter, hotel, murder, hollywood, showbiz, new job, serial killer, backstage, stranger, trapped ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new york
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 6.3
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Dumas (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Alexandre Dumas, at the height of his career, takes Auguste Maquet, his chief literary collaborator or 'ghost writer' ten years his junior, to meet a young unknown admirer, Charlotte Desrives. The two men are at the summit of their ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, factual, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: mistaken identity, love affair, intrigue, writer's life, buddies, rivalry, disorder, collaboration, lie, writers, love and romance, hidden identity ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: france, europe, normandy
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