Bookstore movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant bookstore movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, light, romantic, feel good and clever films and TV shows about / with bookstore, love and romance, love, friendship, love story, romance, fall in love, couples, death and writers 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 bookstore: Black Books (2000), The Bookshop (2017), Turtle Diary (1985), You've Got Mail (1998), Blue Like Jazz (2012), When the Weather Is Fine (2020), The Story of Us (2019), YOU (2018), Wonderstruck (2017), Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017).

List of bookstore movies

 8.5
 58K
Black Books (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Black Books centres around the foul tempered and wildly eccentric bookshop owner Bernard Black. Bernard’s devotion to the twin pleasures of drunkenness and wilful antagonism deepens and enriches both his life and that of Manny, his assistant. ...
Style: humorous, surreal, witty, sitcom, not serious ...
Plot: bookstore, weirdo, workplace, best friends, irish, friends, farce, misfit, workplace situations, friendship, store, workplace problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe
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 6.5
 15K
The Bookshop (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Spain, Germany, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Set in an small English town in 1959, the story of a woman who decides, against polite but ruthless local opposition, to open a bookshop, a decision which becomes a political minefield.
Style: sincere, captivating, tense, thought provoking
Plot: bookstore, literature, small town, storekeeper, narrow mindedness, widow, society, rivalry, unmarried woman, platonic relationship, independent woman, fire ...
Time: 50s, year 1959
Place: germany
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 6.9
 780
Turtle Diary (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two separate people, a man and a woman, find something very stirring about the sea turtles in their tank at the London Zoo. They meet and form an odd, but sympathetic camaraderie as they plan to steal two of the turtles and free them into the ocean.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, light, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: bookstore, rescue, romance, environmentalism, couples, ocean, against the rules, zoo, water, writer's block, boarder, turtle ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, london, atlantic ocean, new jersey
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 6.7
 209K
You've Got Mail (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Book superstore magnate, Joe Fox and independent book shop owner, Kathleen Kelly fall in love in the anonymity of the Internet – both blissfully unaware that he's putting her out of business.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, romance, happy ending, unlikely couple, love, hidden identity, online dating, destiny, boyfriend, bookstore, platonic, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco
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Blue Like Jazz (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young man must find his own way as his Southern Baptist roots don't seem to be acceptable at his new liberal arts college.
Style: realistic, humorous, sincere, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: college, bookstore, introspection, youth, social relations, student life, fall in love, philosophy, church, campus, college life, puppet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon, texas, portland oregon
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When the Weather Is Fine (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After a series of unfortunate events, Mok Hae-won quits her job in Seoul and goes back to Bookhyun Village, in Gangwon Province, where she briefly lived when she was in high school. There, she meets again her former classmate and neighbor, Im ...
Style: dorama, sincere, touching, contemplative
Plot: first love, bookstore, writer's life, winter, village, province, poetry, aunt niece relationship, love and romance, bullying, small town life, mother daughter relationship ...
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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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 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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 6.2
 10K
Wonderstruck (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The story of a young boy in the Midwest is told simultaneously with a tale about a young girl in New York from fifty years ago as they both seek the same mysterious connection.
Style: twists and turns, thought provoking, disturbing, captivating, enigmatic ...
Plot: bookstore, friendship, father son relationship, hiding place, chase, boy, secret room, multiple storylines, stage actress, deaf woman, deaf child, deaf girl ...
Time: year 1977
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, minnesota
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Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The behind the scenes story of the life of A.A. Milne and the creation of the Winnie the Pooh stories inspired by his son Christopher Robin.
Style: factual, melancholic, thought provoking, cynical
Plot: father son relationship, husband wife relationship, childhood, fame, bookstore, marital problem, playwright, winnie the pooh, nanny, toys, game playing, little boy ...
Time: post world war one, year 1934, year 1941
Place: england, new york, london
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 7.1
 184K
Desperado (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A gunslinger is embroiled in a war with a local drug runner.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, hitman, dark hero, revenge, musician, dangerous attraction, drug lord, fall in love, loss of loved one, one against many, crimes, brutality ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
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 8.1
 257K
Before Sunset (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Nine years ago two strangers met by chance and spent a night in Vienna that ended before sunrise. They are about to meet for the first time since. Now they have one afternoon to find out if they belong together.
Style: philosophical, sincere, semi serious, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, lovers reunited, romance, writers, lifestyle, introspection, road not taken, unfulfilled love, lovers, encounter, couple relations, regret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, new york, warsaw poland, india ...
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Christmas Around the Corner (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Claire (Alexandra Breckenridge), a savvy venture capitalist from New York City, escapes to a quaint town in Vermont for the holidays and becomes a guest of the Fortenbury Bookstore. Upon arrival, Claire finds Christmas celebrations have been ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, feel good, light, romantic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, holiday, bookstore, small town, happy ending, perseverance, escapades, family relations, fall in love, christmas spirit, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, family business ...
Place: new york, vermont
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 5.5
 887
Ghostwriter (2019)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: When a ghost haunts a neighborhood bookstore and starts releasing fictional characters into the real world, four kids must team up to solve an exciting mystery surrounding the ghost’s unfinished business.
Style: mysterious, captivating, entertaining, fairy tale
Audience: family outing
Plot: ghost, friends, boy, adventure, mystery, magic, grandparent and grandchild, bookstore, fantasy world, talking animals, high school life, invisibility ...
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At Home in Mitford (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: With a case of writer’s block, a children’s author escapes to small town Mitford for a change of scenery. She soon finds the heart and soul of the southern town in a priest as they work together to care for a young boy who’s lost his family. ...
Style: romantic, feel good, sentimental, sweet, scenic
Plot: small town, priest, writer's block, divorced woman, bookstore, love and romance, starting over, love affair, self discovery, female writer, introspection, creative block ...
Place: southern usa, boston
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Hope at Christmas (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Sydney Ragsdale, recently divorced, decides to spend Christmas in a house she inherited with her young daughter. As Sydney begins to spend more time at the local bookstore, she meets a teacher, Mac, who also fills in for the town Santa. Mac tries to ...
Style: romantic, light, captivating, feel good
Plot: family holiday, holiday, christmas, bookstore, realtor, romance, love, couples, fall in love, family relations, friendship, dating ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
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 6.9
 1K
The Ghost (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A novelist struggling with writer's block enlists the aid of an assassin for some inspiration -- fully unaware that he is being set up to take the blame for a murder.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending, captivating
Plot: hitman, frame up, intrigue, journalism, murder, stalking, crimes, assassination, dishonesty, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, girlfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia
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 5.8
 669
After Him (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman (Catherine Deneuve) becomes obsessed with her son's best friend after her child dies in a car accident. Camille voit sa vie brisée par la disparition de son fils dans un accident de la route. Incapable de faire le deuil, elle ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, death in the family, family problems, family relations, couples, love and romance, dealing with death, car accident, death of son, mother, grief, best friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Night House (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Reeling from the unexpected death of her husband, Beth is left alone in the lakeside home he built for her. Soon she begins to uncover her recently deceased husband's disturbing secrets.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, atmospheric, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: widow, demonic possession, afterlife, woman in danger, investigation, secret, suicide of husband, nightmare, forest, school teacher, depression, occult ...
Place: new york state
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The Sense of Wonder (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Louise, a widow with two children, almost crushes a stranger with her car. She takes care of him, even if he's not really wounded. It turns out that he has mental disorders and that they can help each other much more than they thought.
Style: sincere, touching, light, humorous, captivating
Plot: autism, widow, asperger's syndrome, single mother, male female relationship, mother daughter relationship, bookstore, hacker, family problems, love and romance, love triangle, relationships ...
Place: france
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Diary of a Shinjuku Thief (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This is the story of a bookstore thief named Birdy, who is led through various adventures in Tokyo's Shinjuku district by salesgirl Umeko.
Style: avant garde
Plot: bookstore, thief, breaking the fourth wall, makeover, dark humor, female nudity, surrealism, sex scene, employee, boss, riot, theft ...
Place: tokyo
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 6.1
 6K
Ellen (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ellen is an American television sitcom that aired on the ABC network from March 29, 1994 to July 22, 1998, consisting of 109 episodes. The title role of Ellen Morgan, played by stand-up comedian Ellen DeGeneres, was a neurotic bookstore owner in her ...
Style: sitcom, talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, friendship, bookstore, couples, thirtysomething life, disorder, friends, city life, store, workplace situations, looking for love, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california
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Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, UK, Sweden, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The strange comedy film of two close brothers; one, Wilbur, who wants to kill himself, and the other, Harbour, who tries to prevent this. When their father dies leaving them his bookstore they meet a woman who makes their lives a bit better yet with ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: suicidal, suicide attempt, cancer, suicide, depression, love triangle, redemption, fall in love, family relations, hopes, romance, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: glasgow scotland, scotland, europe, ireland, california
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Life Is Beautiful (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A touching story of an Italian book seller of Jewish ancestry who lives in his own little fairy tale. His creative and happy life would come to an abrupt halt when his entire family is deported to a concentration camp during World War II. While ...
Style: sentimental, tragicomedy, touching, inspirational, emotional ...
Plot: concentration camp, human spirit, holocaust, life philosophy, world war two, jewish, nazi, self sacrifice, survival, pretense, optimism, fascism ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, year 1939
Place: italy, europe, tuscany, poland
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 7.2
 302K
Notting Hill (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: William Thacker is a London bookstore owner whose humdrum existence is thrown into romantic turmoil when famous American actress Anna Scott appears in his shop. A chance encounter over spilled orange juice leads to a kiss that blossoms into a ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: fame, opposites attract, paparazzi, male female relationship, social differences, power of love, romance, couples, love and romance, ordinary person, friendship, love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, united kingdom
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The Love Letter (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a mysterious love letter that turns a sleepy New England town upside down.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: small town, mistaken identity, romance, comedy of errors, looking for love, unfulfilled love, misunderstanding, bookstore, firefighter, love triangle, love letter, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa, england
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 5.9
 3K
I, Madman (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Virginia works at a used book store. She's really into horror novels and discovers a really good book. It's called "I, Madman" and it's about an insane doctor who cuts off people's noses, ears, and hair and puts them on ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, psychological, scary ...
Plot: obsession, murder, woman in danger, psychopath, bookstore, investigation, rivalry, stalking, mind game, crimes, vengeance, doctor ...
Time: 80s, 50s
Place: virginia, usa
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 6.5
 2K
Gumshoe (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A would be private eye gets mixed up in a smuggling case.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: private detective, amateur detective, murder, bookstore, power relations, career change, partners, mystery, partners against crime, dishonesty, femme fatale, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: liverpool, europe, england, northern england, london
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Dan in Real Life (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Advice columnist, Dan Burns is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent to three precocious daughters. Things get even more complicated when Dan finds out that the woman he falls in love ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, parenthood, single father, family relations, romance, relationships, family gatherings, couple relations, love and romance, parents and children, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rhode island, new york, usa, new jersey, new england
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84 Charing Cross Road (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a humorous script-reader in her New York apartment sees an ad in the Saturday Review of Literature for a bookstore in London that does mail order, she begins a very special correspondence and friendship with Frank Doel, the bookseller who works ...
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: correspondence, friendship, platonic, bookstore, romance, bittersweet, friends, couples, fall in love, couple relations, human nature, writer's life ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: london, new york, england, usa, europe
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