Novelist movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant novelist movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, psychological, realistic, touching, serious and humorous films and TV shows about / with novelist, writers, writer's life, love and romance, romance, book, female protagonist, drinking alcohol, family relations and murder plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
novelist movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as novelist: Genius (2016), Colette (2018), The Wife (2017), Bag of Bones (2011), No Longer Human (2019), Princess Cyd (2017), Drift (2000), Castle (2009), The Jewel of the Nile (1985), Summer Villa (2016).

List of novelist movies

Genius (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: New York in the 1920s. Max Perkins, literary editor at Scribner’s Sons is the first to sign such subsequent literary greats as Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald. When a sprawling, chaotic 1,000-page manuscript by an unknown writer named ...
Style: intellectual, melancholic, talky, touching, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: writers, novelist, genius, eccentricity, creativity, book editor, destiny, obsession, mentor, writer's life, life philosophy, storytelling ...
Time: 1930s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
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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, inspirational, lyrical
Plot: female writer, female protagonist, lesbian relationship, novelist, bisexuality, nobel prize, exploitation, woman, writers, manuscript, ghost writer, lesbian sex ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 1890s, 20th century, year 1900
Place: paris france, algeria, louisiana, france
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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: sincere, thought provoking, lyrical, twists and turns
Plot: novelist, writers, nobel prize, infidelity, professor, sexism, extramarital affair, wife husband relationship, husband wife relationship, marriage, revelation, father son relationship ...
Time: 60s, 90s, 1960s, 1990s, year 1960 ...
Place: stockholm sweden, connecticut, manhattan new york city, sweden, eastern europe ...
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Bag of Bones (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 163 min.
TV show
Story: Bestselling novelist Mike Noonan, unable to cope after his wife's sudden death, returns to the couple's lakeside retreat in Maine, where he becomes involved in a custody battle between a young widow and her child's enormously wealthy ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, tense, scary, serious
Plot: ghost, curse, supernatural, paranormal activity, custody, murder, drowning, writer's life, haunted by the past, mystery, novelist, haunted house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
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No Longer Human (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the life of Osamu Dazai, one of Japan's most celebrated novelists.
Style: suspenseful, thought provoking, touching, romantic
Plot: novelist, love affair, lovers, writer's life, arts and culture, doubts and hesitations, hopes, love and romance, destiny, philosophy, alcohol abuse, bittersweet ...
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Princess Cyd (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: High school athlete Cyd Loughlin lives alone with her depressive father in South Carolina, perpetually longing to get away from it all. When her aunt, famous novelist Miranda Ruth, agrees to host her for a few weeks during the summer, Cyd jumps at ...
Style: disturbing, sincere, touching, captivating
Plot: lgbt, lesbian, bisexual girl, coming of age, novelist, sexual identity, lesbian couple, friendship, female protagonist, roommate, dating, teenage girl ...
Time: 1960s, 1990s, 1850s, 19th century, year 1968 ...
Place: south carolina, illinois, chicago illinois
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Drift (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Man in relationship connects with another man and tries to make love-triangle work. (Canadian)
Style: sentimental, psychological, sincere, touching, sexual ...
Audience: date night, student film
Plot: love triangle, breakup, serial killer, novelist, introspection, love and romance, couples, fall in love, drug abuse, moral dilemma, starting over, tragic love ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, california, los angeles
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Castle (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.
Style: witty, realistic, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: police detective, female detective, riddles and clues, romancing partners, homicide detective, police investigation, investigation, writers, murder, crime investigation, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, united states
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The Jewel of the Nile (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Joan Wilder is thrust back into a world of murder, chases, foreign intrigue... and love. This time out she's duped by a duplicitous Arab dignitary who brings her to the Middle East, ostensibly to write a book about his life. Of course he's ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, teens, family outing, boys' night, girls' night ...
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, couple relations, love and romance, archaeologist, happy ending, novelist, escapades, lifestyle, writer's life, woman in danger, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: africa, middle east, egypt, south america
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Summer Villa (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Although a successful romance novelist, Terry Russell hasn't had luck in her own love life. After a disastrous first date with cocky, hot-shot New York chef Matthew Everston, she retreats to her friend's French villa for the summer to ...
Style: sweet, humorous, romanticism, atmospheric, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: novelist, villa, summer, chef, female writer, romance, creative block, love story, romantic triangle, mother and daughter, summertime, romantic rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south of france, southern france, france
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The Sea Gull (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Film adaptation of Anton Chekhov's story of life in rural Russia during the latter part of the 19th century.
Style: sentimental, touching, rough, disturbing, no music
Plot: novelist, actress, mistress, brother sister relationship, unrequited love, playwright, vanity, marriage, school teacher, tragic love, love, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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The Romantic Englishwoman (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: What is real and what is fiction? Faced with writer's block with his novel, Lewis Fielding turns to a film script about a woman finding herself after his wife Elizabeth returns from Baden Baden. She didn't quite find herself there but had ...
Style: psychological, captivating, thought provoking, light, humorous ...
Plot: poet, novelist, manipulations, manipulation, infidelity, family problems, dishonesty, romance, love triangle, destructive relationship, lifestyle, drug smuggling ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe
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Ruby Sparks (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Calvin is a young novelist who achieved phenomenal success early in his career but is now struggling with his writing – as well as his romantic life. Finally, he makes a breakthrough and creates a character named Ruby who inspires him. When Calvin ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, surreal, psychological, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dream, novelist, romance, bittersweet, loneliness, magic realism, writer's block, supernatural, love and romance, success, imaginary character, postmodernism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey
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Neverwas (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Zach Riley (Aaron Eckhart) is a psychiatrist, who leaves a job at a prestigious university, to take up a job at the privately run mental institution, 'Millwood'. What he doesnt reveal at the time of his appointment is that this was the ...
Style: psychological, serious, fairy tale
Plot: secret, psychiatrist, schizophrenia, novelist, parents and children, haunted by the past, family relations, writer's life, mystery, reality vs fantasy, father son relationship, mental institution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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My Words, My Lies - My Love (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: David, a waiter, finds an unpublished manuscript in a dresser drawer. To impress a girl, he claims to be the author. When the novel becomes a best-seller the real author introduces himself in his life and begins to take-over David's life.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: novelist, wooing, fall in love, rising to stardom, overnight success, dishonesty, writer's life, romance, love and romance, cons and scams, novel, manuscript ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
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Nora (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, Italy, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1904, in Dublin, James Joyce chats up Nora Barnacle, a hotel maid recently come from Galway. She enchants him with her frank, direct and uninhibited manner, and before long, he's convinced her to come with him to Trieste, where he has a job ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: love affair, lifestyle, writer's life, novelist, couple relations, love triangle, society, romance, family problems, sexual relations, artists and showbiz, male female relationship ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: italy, ireland, europe, dublin ireland
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Good Posture (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After breaking up with her boyfriend, Lillian moves in with married couple Julia and Don only to overhear them arguing in the night. The front door slams as Don moves out, and the following days sees Lillian, selfish and irresponsible, having to ...
Style: disturbing, melancholic, touching, sincere, light ...
Plot: breakup, married couple, novelist, musician, marital problem, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, guitarist, frenchwoman, father daughter estrangement, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: brooklyn new york city, paris france, new york
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Nocturnal Animals (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Susan Morrow receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband – a man she left 20 years earlier – asking for her opinion of his writing. As she reads, she is drawn into the fictional life of Tony Hastings, a mathematics professor whose family ...
Style: psychological thriller, neo noir, psychological, suspense, brutal ...
Plot: writers, rape and murder, revenge, ex husband ex wife relationship, symbolism, loss of family, rape, murder of family, novelist, husband wife relationship, vigilantism, haunted by the past ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, los angeles, texas
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Stranger Than Fiction (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Everybody knows that your life is a story. But what if a story was your life? Harold Crick is your average IRS agent: monotonous, boring, and repetitive. But one day this all changes when Harold begins to hear an author inside his head narrating his ...
Style: surreal, humorous, witty, talky, offbeat ...
Plot: destiny, death, professor, dying, writer's life, publisher, human nature, paranoia, literature, life turned upside down, self discovery, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Rookie Historian Goo Hae-Ryung (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: The story takes place at the beginning of the 19th century. Goo Hae-Ryung is a historian who tries to fight gender stereotypes as her work is often looked down on. She meets Prince Yi Rim.
Style: political, emotional, thought provoking, captivating, touching ...
Plot: joseon dynasty, romance, novelist, korean, historian, justice, working woman, love and romance, discrimination, social relations, meeting, social problems ...
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A Novel Romance (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Romance novelist Liam Bradley (Dylan Bruce) has already found massive success with three books written under the pen name Gabriel August, but he's mysteriously unknown to his legions of readers. With his first book written as a way to heal ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, light, funny
Plot: novelist, false identity, competition, loyalty, journalism, love, male female relationship, true love, rivalry, jealousy, romance, promise ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
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The Workshop (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Antoine has agreed to follow a writing workshop where some young people in insertion must write a black novel with the help of Olivia, a recognized novelist. The work of writing will bring to life the working-class past of the city. Its shipyard is ...
Style: suspense, enigmatic, disturbing, captivating
Plot: novelist, teenager, female writer, summer, youth, sea, aspiring writer, love interest, aggression, writer's life, death threat, swimming underwater ...
Time: 2010s
Place: south of france
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Non-Fiction (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Alain and Léonard, a writer and a publisher, are overwhelmed by the new practices of the publishing world. Deaf to the desires of their wives, they struggle to find their place in a society whose code they can no longer crack.
Style: psychological, sentimental, melancholic, captivating
Plot: husband wife relationship, literature, art, novelist, politics, pregnant woman, actress, infidelity, novel, divorced man, female nudity, male nudity ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france
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Love and Fury (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1980's Helsinki, a city about to burst with young energy and rebellion, two young writers determined to conquer the world fall madly in love. For Inka, the love affair puts everything in motion: she finds her own voice, publishes her first ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: love story, novelist, writers, love, writer's block, literature, depression, writing, insanity, love and romance, male female relationship, romantic relationship ...
Time: year 1996, 80s
Place: helsinki finland, finland
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Muoi: The Legend of a Portrait (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea, Vietnam
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Korean writer travels to Vietnam to do research for her story about a cursed portrait of a Vietnamese girl named Muoi.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, portrait, painting, curse, ritual, murder, novelist, investigation, betrayal, surrealism, isolation, insanity ...
Place: vietnam, south korea
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City of Vice (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: City of Vice is a British historical crime drama television series set in Georgian London and was first screened on 14 January 2008 on Channel 4. It is produced by Touchpaper Television part of the RDF Media Group. The series mixes fiction with fact ...
Style: captivating, serious, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Plot: blind character, murder, fighting crime, crimes, rivalry, gang, prostitution, novelist, prostitute, brothel, police, partners against crime ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: london, england
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The Boy Next Door (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A novelist (Dina Meyer) moves to a little town to write her next novel. She loves to get inspiration and as time goes by she gathers information about her neighbor, a young and wealthy guy whom she observes and picture from her window most of the ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: murder, small town, espionage, crimes, who done it, frame up, dishonesty, deadly, novelist, stalking, police, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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All Light Will End (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a capricious young author with a dark secret returns home for her brother's graduation, she finds herself haunted by the past and tormented by night terrors.
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, suspense, twist ending ...
Plot: murder, investigation, mistrust, psychiatrist, blackmail, violence, novelist, deception, dark secret, haunted by the past, danger, flashlight ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Enid (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Edwardian child Enid Blyton begins to tell stories to her brothers as an escape from their parents' rows before the father deserts the family...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: dysfunctional family, rise to the top, relationship vs career, nanny, family problems, couples, writer's life, lifestyle, couple relations, ambition, artists and showbiz, bad mother ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s, 50s, 1940s ...
Place: england, europe
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Footsteps (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Daisy Lowendahl (Bergen) is a best-selling suspense novelist who finds herself at her isolated beach house with a local young fan (Hall) who knows almost everything about her, and two men - one of whom may be trying to kill her, the other of whom ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, macabre, exciting ...
Plot: isolation, murder, vengeance, crimes, danger, deadly, stalking, couple relations, woman, beach house, police detective, poison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, long island
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