Scene based on painting movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant scene based on painting movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, weird, atmospheric, stylized, visually appealing and cult film films and TV shows about / with scene based on painting, storytelling, dialogue, art, catastrophe, brutality, mentor, runaway, death and surrealism plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as scene based on painting: Frida (2002), The Lighthouse (2019), A Zed & Two Noughts (1985), What Dreams May Come (1998), Home Alone (1990), The Raft of the Medusa (1990), Parting Glances (1986), Trapped Ashes (2006), Viridiana (1961), The 4th Man (1983).

List of scene based on painting movies

 7.3
 91K
Frida (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: "Frida" chronicles the life Frida Kahlo shared unflinchingly and openly with Diego Rivera, as the young couple took the art world by storm. From her complex and enduring relationship with her mentor and husband to her illicit and ...
Style: colourful, stylized, emotional, sexy, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: painter, artist, art, disability, painting, lifestyle, lesbian, bohemian life, life, female protagonist, loneliness, adultery ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: mexico, paris france, mexico city, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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 7.4
 217K
The Lighthouse (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Brazil, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.
Style: psychological, suspense, disturbing, gothic, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hallucination, lighthouse keeper, lighthouse, isolation, symbolism, drunkenness, nightmare, storm, fight, bird, stolen identity, homoeroticism ...
Time: 1890s, 19th century, victorian era
Place: new england
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The Hypothesis of the Stolen Painting (1978)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 66 min.
Story: Two narrators, one seen and one unseen, discuss possible connections between a series of paintings. The on-screen narrator walks through three-dimensional reproductions of each painting, featuring real people, sometimes moving, in an effort to ...
Style: realistic, serious, experimental, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: art, painter, riddles and clues, art collector, painting, conspiracy theory, artist, surrealism, chess, art theft, lgbt, conspiracy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, europe
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A Zed & Two Noughts (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Netherlands
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Oliver Deuce, a successful doctor, is shattered when his wife is killed in a freak car accident involving a car being driven by Alba Bewick colliding with a very large rare bird. His twin brother Oswald is researching how carcasses decay at the ...
Style: surreal, disturbing, mind bending, art house, talky ...
Plot: death, obsession, surrealism, siamese twins, bestiality, amputation, tragic event, absurdism, brother brother relationship, car accident, death of wife, widower ...
Time: 80s
Place: tokyo, poland
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What Dreams May Come (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Chris Neilson dies to find himself in a heaven more amazing than he could have ever dreamed of. There is one thing missing: his wife. After he dies, his wife, Annie killed herself and went to hell. Chris decides to risk eternity in hades for the ...
Style: surreal, philosophical, inspirational, touching, cerebral ...
Plot: afterlife, heaven and hell, life philosophy, life & death, redemption, death, metaphysics, true love, destiny, husband wife reunion, heaven, love ...
Time: 90s
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 7.7
 568K
Home Alone (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling burglars set their sights on Kevin's house, the plucky kid stands ...
Style: funny, humorous, light, not serious, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, chick flick, preschoolers ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, mischievous children, home alone, family, children, youth, when the parents are away, child protagonist, home invasion, precocious child, prank ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york, illinois, france ...
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The Raft of the Medusa (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: shipwreck, sea, cannibalism, napoleon bonaparte, catastrophe, survival, ship, lifeboat, corpse, scandal, raft, panic ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, senegal
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Parting Glances (1986)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Michael and Robert, two gay men living in Brooklyn, spend their last day together before Robert leaves for Africa on work assignment. Michael still has feelings for his friend Nick, who has AIDS.
Style: sad, semi serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: gay, aids, lgbt, lgbtq, gays and lesbians, gay interest, friendship, homosexual, drugs, hiv, yuppie, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, africa, wisconsin
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Trapped Ashes (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Trapped in a house of horror, seven people discover that the only way they'll get out alive is to tell their scariest stories, setting the stage for five tales from directors Ken Russell, Sean S. Cunningham, Joe Dante, Monte Hellman and John ...
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: vampire, afterlife, ghost, tour guide, supernatural, captivity, zombie, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, isolation, murder, medical ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, usa
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 8.1
 25K
Viridiana (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Viridiana, a young nun about to take her final vows, pays a visit to her widowed uncle at the request of her Mother Superior.
Style: surreal, disturbing, art house, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: religion, dark humor, voyeurism, nun, idealism, satire, rape, dwarf, loser, incest, surrealism, loneliness ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe
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 7.2
 8K
The 4th Man (1983)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An alcoholic writer begins having visions apparently warning him of impending danger. After he delivers a lecture, he begins an affair with a woman from the audience. The visions intensify, however, and begin to threaten his relationship with the ...
Style: erotic, surreal, sexy, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: lgbt, bisexual man, erotica, female nudity, surrealism, castration, nightmare, a vision, woman with a gun, art, killer, dark humor ...
Time: 80s
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 8.3
 263K
The Sting (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the 1930s this intricate caper deals with an ambitious small-time crook and a veteran con man who seek revenge on a vicious crime lord who murdered one of their gang.
Style: witty, entertaining, atmospheric, twist ending, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: con artists, gambling, casino, gangsters, twists and turns, poker, cons and scams, heist, chase, crimes, mafia, caper ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york
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Prospero's Books (1991)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, Netherlands, France, Italy, Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An exiled magician finds an opportunity for revenge against his enemies muted when his daughter and the son of his chief enemy fall in love in this uniquely structured retelling of the 'The Tempest'.
Style: non-linear, epic, art house, experimental, talky ...
Plot: shakespeare, children, surrealism, magic realism, decadence, sea disaster, island, legends and myths, vengeance, imaginary kingdom, parents and children, memory loss ...
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 7.5
 39K
Deep Red (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A musician witnesses the murder of a famous psychic, and then teams up with a fiesty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen killer bent on keeping a dark secret buried.
Style: psychological, slasher, gothic, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder mystery, supernatural, mystery, psychopath, mental illness, haunted by the past, manic, crimes, intrigue, mysterious character, mind game ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, italy, rome italy, lebanon, australia ...
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Pennies from Heaven (1981)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A musical set in the great Busby Berkeley style. In Chicago during the depression, sheet music salesman, Arthur Parker, is trying to sell his products, but it's not easy to convince unwilling music store owners to buy them. Although he's ...
Style: surreal, stylized, gloomy, sexy, affectionate ...
Plot: dancing, bittersweet, melancholy, murder, satire, musician, fighting the system, artist, female protagonist, police investigation, lone hero, british ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, england, usa
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Godard's Passion (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: While shooting a film, the director becomes interested in the unfolding struggle of a young factory worker that has been laid off by a boss who did not like her union activities.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, atmospheric, contemplative
Plot: filmmaking, artists and showbiz, society, actor's life, unfulfillment, legal action, politics, lifestyle, couples, infidelity, obsession, hotel ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france
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 7.8
 18K
The Music Man (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: A con man comes to an Iowa town with a scam using a boy's marching band program, but things don't go according to plan.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, stylized, colourful ...
Audience: chick flick, kids, date night, family outing
Plot: dancing, con artists, small town, library, librarian, romance, family, love, greed, destiny, adaptation, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: iowa, indiana, midwest, usa
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Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A fictional account of the life of Japanese author Yukio Mishima told in four parts. The first three parts relate events in three of his novels: The temple of the Golden Pavilion, Kyoko's House, and Runaway Horses. The last part depicts the ...
Style: surreal, serious, atmospheric, psychedelic, cerebral ...
Plot: suicide, art, friendship, rebellion, nationalism, radical, emperor, writers, political unrest, tragic hero, state affairs, writer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, post world war two
Place: japan, mount fuji, tokyo, kyoto japan
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 7.4
 74K
MASH (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and high jinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war.
Style: humorous, talky, witty, funny, satirical ...
Plot: military, nurse, satire, anti war, surgeon, dark humor, camp, surgery, humiliation, sexual harassment, sexism, war ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 20th century, year 1951
Place: korea, vietnam, north korea, south korea
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The Marquise of O (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A German Marquise has to deal with a pregnancy she cannot explain and an infatuated Russian Count.
Style: romantic, realistic, serious
Plot: napoleon bonaparte, german history, summer, marriage, pregnancy, couples, jury, rescue, love and romance, soldier, life is a bitch, romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1790s, 18th century
Place: italy, europe
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The Maiden Heist (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A comedy centered on three museum security guards who devise a plan to steal back the artworks to which they have become attached after they are transferred to another museum.
Style: exciting, humorous, light, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: heist, crimes, museum, art theft, forgery, happy ending, security guard, unlikely criminals, buddies, husband wife relationship, caper, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, new jersey, boston, new york, miami
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Love and Death on Long Island (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Giles De'Ath is a widower who doesn't like anything modern. He goes to movies and falls in love with film star, Ronnie Bostock. He then investigates everything about the movie and Ronnie. After that he travels to Long Island city where ...
Style: touching, witty, sexy, visually appealing, affectionate ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: gay, obsession, gays and lesbians, love, self discovery, lgbt, writers, friendship, solitude, loneliness, nudity (full frontal - brief), existentialism ...
Time: 19th century, 90s
Place: london, california, new york, usa, europe ...
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Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)
Genre: Drama, History, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Oscar-nominated film adaptation of the rock opera of the same name, based on the last weeks before the crucifixion of Jesus. The film was directed by Norman Jewison. Ted Neeley and Carl Anderson were nominated for two 1974 Golden Globe Award for ...
Style: lyrical, stylized, talky, intense, surreal ...
Audience: kids
Plot: dancing, betrayal, music, destiny, rock and roll, atheism, christianity, creativity, family, life & death, adaptation, greed ...
Time: 70s, 1st century
Place: middle east, israel, ancient greece, palestine, holy land
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 7.4
 41K
In the Bedroom (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Summertime on the coast of Maine, "In the Bedroom" centers on the inner dynamics of a family in transition. Matt Fowler is a doctor practicing in his native Maine and is married to New York born Ruth Fowler, a music teacher. He is involved ...
Style: realistic, bleak, suspense, suspenseful, emotional ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, vengeance, family in crisis, crumbling marriage, revenge, grief, dysfunctional family, age difference, small town, jealousy, character study, dysfunctional marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, new england
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History of the World: Part I (1981)
Genre: Comedy, History, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An uproarious version of history that proves nothing is sacred – not even the Roman Empire, the French Revolution and the Spanish Inquisition.
Style: parody, funny, humorous, witty, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: roman empire, spanish inquisition, satire, torture, revolution, farce, ancient, jesus, jewish, destiny, distopia, culture clash ...
Time: 18th century, 1st century, prehistory, future, 16th century ...
Place: rome italy, france, ancient greece, europe, spain
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 8.5
 1.5M
Gladiator (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Malta, Morocco
Duration: 155 min.
Story: In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to ...
Style: epic, captivating, breathtaking, emotional, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: ancient rome, revenge, sword fight, roman empire, ancient history, vengeance, gladiator, freedom, slavery, courage, warrior, roman ...
Time: middle ages, 50s
Place: rome italy, italy, ancient greece, north africa, germany ...
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The Draughtsman's Contract (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Peter Greenaway's first fiction feature (after the mock-documentary The Falls) made him immediately famous and was named one of the most original films of the 1980s by British critics. The action is set in the director's beloved 17th ...
Style: atmospheric, talky, stylized, surreal, witty ...
Plot: murder, adultery, manipulation, art, artist, power relations, dishonesty, boss and employee, sexual dysfunction, social climbing, crimes, society ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, europe
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The Lacemaker (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France, West Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The internationally produced The Lacemaker (La Dentelliere) stars Isabelle Huppert as Pomme, a meek and mild French beautician whose life takes a fateful turn during a vacation to Normandy. Here Huppert becomes the lover of middle-class ...
Style: art house, sad, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: first love, female nudity, character study, mental disorder, young lovers, mental institution, social differences, young woman, society, youth, unfulfillment, romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, paris france, normandy
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The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Netherlands, UK, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The wife of a barbaric crime boss engages in a secretive romance with a gentle bookseller between meals at her husband's restaurant. Food, colour coding, sex, murder, torture and cannibalism are the exotic fare in this beautifully filmed but ...
Style: art house, sexy, erotic, surreal, allegory ...
Plot: food, cannibalism, surrealism, nudity (full frontal - brief), erotica, restaurant, revenge, strong sexual content, gangsters, sex, extramarital affair, cheating wife ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future
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 6.5
 6K
Caravaggio (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: As influential Italian artist Caravaggio dies in exile in 1610, he recalls his short life, from his childhood to his initial artistic failures to his later triumphs as he catches the eye of a sympathetic cardinal to his destructive relationship with ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, atmospheric, factual ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: painter, art, sexual relations, love triangle, rise and fall, older man younger man relationship, gay, life is a bitch, lifestyle, coming of age, lgbtq, gay interest ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century
Place: rome italy, italy
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