Diary movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant diary movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, psychological, interesting, stylized and enigmatic films and TV shows about / with diary, murder, family relations, death, storytelling, runaway, pornography, brutality, mentor and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
diary movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as diary: Bridget Jones's Diary (2001), The Future Diary (2011), The Vampire Diaries (2009), The Diary of Anne Frank (2009), Lolita (1962), The Butterfly Effect (2004), The Diary of a Teenage Girl (2015), As Told by Ginger (2000), Ghajini (2008), Gravity Falls (2012).

List of diary movies

Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A chaotic Bridget Jones meets a snobbish lawyer, and he soon enters her world of imperfections.
Style: feel good, witty, sentimental, light, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, love story, diary, thirtysomething life, looking for love, love and romance, holiday, christmas, love triangle, flirting, couples, workplace romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe, britain
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The Future Diary (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Yukiteru Amano (Yuki) is a loner who never really interact with people and prefers writing a diary on his cell phone with his only companion being an imaginary friend named Deus Ex Machina, the God of Time and Space. However, Yuki soon learns that ...
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: diary, survival, social misfits, battles, contests and competitions, teenage life, danger, imaginary, loner, misfit, foreknowledge, classmate ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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The Vampire Diaries (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The story of two vampire brothers obsessed with the same girl, who bears a striking resemblance to the beautiful but ruthless vampire they knew and loved in 1864.
Style: romantic, suspenseful, stylized, serious, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, love triangle, supernatural, werewolf, supernatural romance, dangerous attraction, high school, vampire human love, immortality, teen romance, youth, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, 19th century ...
Place: virginia, usa
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The Diary of Anne Frank (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Called the most accurate adaptation of Anne Frank’s moving diary, the film chronicles the Frank family as they flee from the Nazis in Amsterdam. Hiding behind a bookcase in a secret annex with random bombs exploding, Anne faces friction with her ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: diary, holocaust, nazism, against humanity, world war two, survival, human spirit, nazi occupation, family in danger, teenage life, wartime life, oppression ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: holland, europe, amsterdam, netherlands
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Lolita (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Humbert Humbert is a middle-aged British novelist who is both appalled by and attracted to the vulgarity of American culture. When he comes to stay at the boarding house run by Charlotte Haze, he soon becomes obsessed with Lolita, the woman's ...
Style: sexual, disturbing, psychological, serious, sexy ...
Plot: seduction, lolita, lust, forbidden love, age difference, sexual obsession, girl man relationship, perversion, pedophilia, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, love affair, destructive relationship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1940s, 1950s
Place: new hampshire, usa, ohio
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The Butterfly Effect (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young man struggles to access sublimated childhood memories. He finds a technique that allows him to travel back into the past, to occupy his childhood body and change history. However, he soon finds that every change he makes has unexpected ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, philosophical, suspenseful, dramatic ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, twists & turns, life philosophy, psychology, supernatural ability, time loop, child abuse, memory, suicide, haunted by the past, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa
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The Diary of a Teenage Girl (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Minnie Goetze is a 15-year-old aspiring comic-book artist, coming of age in the haze of the 1970s in San Francisco. Insatiably curious about the world around her, Minnie is a pretty typical teenage girl. Oh, except that she’s sleeping with her ...
Style: serious, touching, erotic, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, older man young girl relationship, defloration, sex with a minor, love affair, family relations, diary, teenage life, female sexuality, teenagers, sex with teenager, sexual awakening ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, new jersey
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As Told by Ginger (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: As Told by Ginger focuses on middle schooler Ginger Foutley who, with her friends, tries to become more than a social geek.
Style: light, feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: school, teenage life, best friends, everyday life, popularity, youth, siblings relations, diary, friendship, high school life, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut
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Ghajini (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India, USA, UK
Duration: 186 min.
Story: Sanjay a rich tycoon suffering from short term memory loss due to being hit by a metal pole when trying to intervene on his girlfriend's murder. Because of this his memory can only last for 15 minutes and he doesn't remember events or ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Plot: bollywood, diary, memory loss, loss of loved one, rage, murder, fall in love, vengeance, mystery, uncover truth, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india, mumbai india
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Gravity Falls (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Argentina, Australia, UK, Mexico, Spain
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Twin brother and sister Dipper and Mabel Pines are in for an unexpected adventure when they spend the summer helping their great uncle Stan run a tourist trap in the mysterious town of Gravity Falls, Oregon.
Style: exciting, offbeat, captivating, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: supernatural, small town, friendship, twins, monster, imaginary, adventure, family relations, youth, mysterious place, siblings relations, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: oregon, usa, california
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Girl, Interrupted (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Set in the changing world of the late 1960s, Susanna Kaysen's prescribed "short rest" from a psychiatrist she had met only once becomes a strange, unknown journey into Alice's Wonderland, where she struggles with the thin line ...
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, emotional, heartbreaking ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: mental illness, suicide, psychiatrist, suicide attempt, psychiatric ward, mentally unstable, borderline personality disorder, friendship, coming of age, patient, female protagonist, nurse ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Hour of the Wolf (1968)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An artist in crisis is haunted by nightmares from the past in Ingmar Bergman's only horror film, which takes place on a windy island. During "the hour of the wolf" - between midnight and dawn - he tells his wife about his most painful ...
Style: atmospheric, gloomy, gothic, surreal, bleak ...
Plot: isolation, island, diary, surrealism, artist, insanity, insomnia, voyeurism, castle, nightmare, mental illness, swedish ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: scandinavia, eastern europe, sweden
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The First Day of the Rest of Your Life (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A sprawling drama centered on five key days in a family's life.
Style: emotional, touching, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: diary, family relations, marriage, family life, couple relations, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, marital problem, couples, family feud, taxi driver, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, year 1988, 21st century ...
Place: france, europe
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The Basketball Diaries (1995)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Film adaptation of street tough Jim Carroll's epistle about his kaleidoscopic free fall into the harrowing world of drug addiction.
Style: emotional, disturbing, rough, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: addiction, heroin, drug abuse, teenage life, downfall, life is a bitch, drugs/alcohol, basketball, antisocial behavior, juvenile delinquency, friends, diary ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1960s, 60s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california, new jersey
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Man on Fire (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Mexico, Switzerland
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Jaded ex-CIA operative John Creasy reluctantly accepts a job as the bodyguard for a 10-year-old girl in Mexico City. They clash at first, but eventually bond, and when she's kidnapped he's consumed by fury and will stop at nothing to save ...
Style: tense, rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, kidnapping, vengeance, vigilantism, mercenary, vigilante, cia, bodyguard, justice, daring rescue, revenge, warrior ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
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The Prestige (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy -- full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, captivating, psychological, twist ending ...
Plot: obsession, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, illusion, deception, magic, secret, magical, teleportation, plot twist, magic trick, diary ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 20th century, 1890s ...
Place: london, england, europe, colorado
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The Secret Scripture (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The hidden memoir of an elderly woman confined to a mental hospital reveals the history of her passionate yet tortured life, and of the religious and political upheavals in Ireland during the 1920s and 30s.
Style: touching, realistic, compassionate, psychological, emotional
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: diary, tragic love, destiny, life is a bitch, female protagonist, mental institution, injustice, mental illness, false accusation, irish, psychotherapist, obsession ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: ireland
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Eastern Promises (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Russian teenager, living in London, dies during childbirth but leaves clues to a midwife in her journal, that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family.
Style: serious, tense, bleak, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: gangsters, neo noir, russian mafia, mob boss, criminal heroes, murder, russian, investigation, organized crime, criminal's revenge, diary, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard, st. petersburg russia
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Be with You (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When two souls find one another, nothing can tear them apart. Widower Takumi (Shido Nakamura) lives a quiet life with his six-year-old son Yuji (Akashi Takei) after the loss of wife and mother Mio (Yuko Takeuchi). Yuji unfailingly remembers her ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, enigmatic, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: afterlife, family relations, diary, miraculous event, death in the family, reincarnation, hopes, couple relations, couples, supernatural, love and romance, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo
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Cruel Intentions (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Slaking a thirst for dangerous games, Kathryn challenges her stepbrother, Sebastian, to deflower their headmaster's daughter before the summer ends. If he succeeds, the prize is the chance to bed Kathryn. But if he loses, Kathryn will claim his ...
Style: sexual, cynical, romantic, clever, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: seduction, bet, manipulation, incest, femme fatale, brother sister relationship, virgin, virginity, teenage life, teenagers, loss of virginity, defloration ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 18th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Good Luck Charlie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Good Luck Charlie is an American television sitcom, which premiered on April 4, 2010, on Disney Channel. The series was created by Phil Baker and Drew Vaupen, who wanted to create a program that would appeal to entire families, as opposed to only ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: large family, adolescence, diary, nurse, family relations, parents and children, parenthood, family values, siblings relations, youth, family, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, colorado
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Waitress (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jenna is a pregnant, unhappily married waitress in the deep south. She meets a newcomer to her town and falls into an unlikely relationship as a last attempt at happiness.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, witty, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: domestic violence, waitress, cooking and food, pregnancy, friendship, marriage, marital problem, doctor, diary, letter, small town, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, southern usa, california
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Ten: Murder Island (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of kids travel to an abandoned island for a party only to discover that they are being stalked and hunted down by a dangerous predator.
Style: captivating, enigmatic, disturbing, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, diary, revenge, island, serial killer, mystery killer, death, multiple murder, suicide, mental illness, race against time, murder ...
Time: contemporary
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Next of Kin (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Australia, New Zealand
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a rest home for elderly people, a daughter reads her mother's diary. Soon events that are mentioned in the mother's diary begin to happen to the daughter.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, scary, serious
Plot: ghost, supernatural power, murder, haunted house, violence, diary, mystery, supernatural, haunted by the past, danger, youth, crimes ...
Time: 80s
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404: Error Not Found (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A brilliant student starts hallucinating after moving into a room that was occupied by another who committed suicide.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, medical school, diary, mystery, split personality, college life, haunted by the past, dealing with death, deadly, suicide, college ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
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The Wall (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A woman inexplicably finds herself cut off from all human contact when an invisible, unyielding wall suddenly surrounds the countryside. Accompanied by her loyal dog Lynx, she becomes immersed in a world untouched by civilization and ruled by the ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, serious, surreal, scenic ...
Plot: survival, introspection, isolation, solitude, diary, forest, human nature, human animal relationship, dog, nature, countryside, mountain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alps, austria
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Victim (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After being mysteriously kidnapped by a Doctor and his violent henchman, a young man is held captive in the converted cellar of an old mansion. For reasons unknown, he's forced to endure heinous physical and psychological torture, but slowly ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, rough, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: torment, torture, diary, crimes, confined, deadly, mysterious character, gory, kidnapping, revenge, rivalry, surgery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Swimming Pool (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the middle of this amusing thriller is a relationship between two different types of females, one is a well know British author and the other is a sex-crazed French teen. The two get into some relationship trouble while living together in this ...
Style: psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending, enigmatic ...
Plot: murder, midlife crisis, writing, writer's life, swimming, diary, self discovery, solitude, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), drugs/alcohol, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, london, paris france
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Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico, UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In Colombia just after the Great War, an old man falls from a ladder; dying, he professes great love for his wife. After the funeral, a man calls on the widow - she dismisses him angrily. Flash back more than 50 years to the day Florentino Ariza, a ...
Style: serious, psychological, sentimental, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: letter, impossible love, love triangle, diary, funeral, romance, virginity, power of love, looking for love, love affair, love and romance, love letter ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1900s, 1870s, post world war one ...
Place: colombia, paris france, caribbean, latin america
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A Young Doctor's Notebook (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: A young doctor who has graduated at the top of his class from the Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry is thrust out into an isolated and impoverished country side as the village's only doctor. As he learns to adapt to his new ...
Style: dark humor, realistic, clever, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: drug addict, doctors and patients, hospital, self destructing, nurse, doctor, diary, morphine, addiction, society, surgery, health situation ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: russia, europe
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