Artistic movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant artistic movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out visually appealing, talky, realistic, touching, interesting and enigmatic films and TV shows about / with artistic, dialogue, art, mentor, storytelling, artists and showbiz, life philosophy, loneliness, friendship and creativity plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
artistic movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as artistic: Phantom Thread (2017), Midnight in Paris (2011), Coffee and Cigarettes (2003), Almost Famous (2000), Call Me by Your Name (2017), High Fidelity (2020), Her Blue Sky (2019), Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003), Gambit (2012), Adaptation. (2002).

List of artistic movies

Phantom Thread (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Renowned British dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock comes across Alma, a young, strong-willed woman, who soon becomes a fixture in his life as his muse and lover.
Style: psychological, romantic, suspense, sentimental, uplifting
Plot: seamstress, dressmaker, fashion designer, fashion, fashion show, masochist, obsession, doctor, wedding, artistic, lady, illness ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, post world war two
Place: alps, london
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Midnight in Paris (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Spain, USA, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better.
Style: feel good, witty, stylized, sentimental, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: time travel, literature, writer's life, bohemian life, painter, french, nostalgia, painting, weirdo, writers, fall in love, midnight ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 19th century, contemporary, 1920s ...
Place: paris france, france, versailles, europe, montmartre paris
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Coffee and Cigarettes (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Japan, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Coffee And Cigarettes is a collection of eleven films from cult director Jim Jarmusch. Each film hosts star studded cast of extremely unique individuals who all share the common activities of conversing while drinking coffee and smoking cigarettes.
Style: meditative, humorous, contemplative, clever, stylized ...
Plot: actor, conversation, lifestyle, family relations, friendship, musician, coffee, smoking, interview, cigarette, love and romance, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1920s, 70s
Place: usa, california, paris france, new york, memphis ...
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Almost Famous (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In 1973, 15-year-old William Miller's unabashed love of music and aspiration to become a rock journalist lands him an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine to interview and tour with the up-and-coming band Stillwater – fronted by lead guitar ...
Style: road movie, feel good, realistic, sentimental, contemplative ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, on the road, musician's life, rock band, rock, fame, music, journalism, musician, singer, family relations, music band ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, san diego california, phoenix arizona, cleveland ohio ...
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Call Me by Your Name (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, USA, Brazil
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Elio Perlman is spending the summer with his family at their vacation home in Lombardy, Italy. When his father hires a handsome doctoral student, the curious 17-year-old finds himself developing a growing attraction to the young man.
Style: gay cinema, touching, sincere, homoerotic, disturbing ...
Plot: gay, summer, first love, gay teenager, lgbt, gay relationship, teenage boy, gay love, gay romance, homosexual, homosexuality, sexual tension ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: italy
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High Fidelity (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Story: Rob Brooks, a female record store owner in the rapidly gentrified neighborhood of Crown Heights, Brooklyn revisit past relationships through music and pop culture, while trying to get over her one true love.
Style: inspirational, sincere, atmospheric, funny, light ...
Plot: introspection, musician's life, bar, love affair, couple relations, music, mishap, friendship, romantic obsession, artistic, follow your dream, hopes ...
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city
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Her Blue Sky (2019)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: High school student Aoi lives with her elder sister, Akane, after a tragic accident took their parents away 13 years ago. Because Akane has since been taking care of her single-handedly, Aoi wants to move to Tokyo after her graduation to relieve her ...
Style: captivating, enigmatic, touching, surprise ending, uplifting ...
Plot: love and romance, teenage love, young love, first love, time traveler, artistic, lost love, talent, music, self doubt, loss of family, romance ...
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Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA, Iceland, Canada
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Two small-town aspiring musicians chase their pop star dreams at a global music competition, where high stakes, scheming rivals and onstage mishaps test their bond.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, romantic, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: rivalry, musician, singer, artistic, music band, performer's life, singing competition, show tunes, musician's life, hopes, farce, dream ...
Time: 2020s
Place: edinburgh scotland, iceland
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Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Luxembourg, France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This film, adapted from a work of fiction by author Tracy Chevalier, tells a story about the events surrounding the creation of the painting "Girl With A Pearl Earring" by 17th century Dutch master Johannes Vermeer. A young peasant maid ...
Style: thought provoking, sincere, contemplative, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: painting, master and servant, painter, maid, art, sexual tension, fall in love, jealousy, new job, artist, society, small town ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
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Gambit (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An art curator decides to seek revenge on his abusive boss by conning him into buying a fake Monet, but his plan requires the help of an eccentric and unpredictable Texas rodeo queen.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, absurd, light ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: perfect crime, heist, caper, cons and scams, collector, crimes, crime gone awry, con men, silly humor, disorder, forgery, verbal byplay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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Adaptation. (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A love-lorn script writer grows increasingly desperate in his quest to adapt the book 'The Orchid Thief'.
Style: mind bending, twists and turns, talky, witty, sincere ...
Plot: writers, twins, writer's block, obsession, satire, siblings relations, thief, weirdo, mentally unstable, filmmaking, lookalikes, talented ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida, new york, new orleans
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Lost in Translation (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two lost souls visiting Tokyo -- the young, neglected wife of a photographer and a washed-up movie star shooting a TV commercial -- find an odd solace and pensive freedom to be real in each other's company, away from their lives in America.
Style: melancholic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: loneliness, midlife crisis, age difference, culture clash, unlikely couple, older man younger woman relationship, actor, couple relations, friendship, dull life, housewife, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, kyoto japan, yale university
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The Hours (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, France, Canada, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: "The Hours" is the story of three women searching for more potent, meaningful lives. Each is alive at a different time and place, all are linked by their yearnings and their fears. Their stories intertwine, and finally come together in a ...
Style: psychological, intellectual, captivating, serious, sincere ...
Plot: depression, suicide, aids, mental illness, housewife, drowning, suicidal, writer's life, writers, terminal illness, bipolar disorder, human nature ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1920s, contemporary, 21st century ...
Place: los angeles, new york, england, europe, usa ...
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The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, France, Canada
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A traveling theater company gives its audience much more than they were expecting.
Style: surreal, weird, stylized, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: imaginary kingdom, mysterious character, deal with the devil, imagination, immortality, magical, god or devil, bet, destiny, deal, transformation, choice ...
Place: london
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A Piece of My Heart (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Isabella (35) is a driven business woman in Stockholm’s finance world. When she goes home to the small town she grew up in to celebrate her father’s sixtieth birthday, she feels like a winner, the only one in her old school gang that things have ...
Style: colourful, unusual plot structure, humorous, funny, inspirational ...
Plot: friend, beautiful scenery, friendship, artistic, love affair, youth, love and romance, father daughter relationship, fall in love, daring rescue, mysterious character, rescue ...
Place: eastern europe
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He Loves Me… He Loves Me Not (2002)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Angelique, a young student, is in love with a married doctor. We see her attempts to make him leave his pregnant wife, but he does not appear for meetings or finally the booked journey to Florence. Then the movie is turned back to the beginning, and ...
Style: psychological, tense, non-linear, twists and turns, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: obsessive love, obsession, stalker, female psychopath, mental illness, delusion, abortion, artist, insanity, love and romance, couples, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
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Bo Burnham: Make Happy (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Combining his trademark wit and self-deprecating humor with original music, Bo Burnham offers up his unique twist on life in this stand-up special about life, death, sexuality, hypocrisy, mental illness and Pringles cans.
Style: witty, talky, touching, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: suprisingly clever, stand up special, existentialism, bittersweet, obsession, artists and showbiz, life philosophy, honest, life & death, art, creativity, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
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Stardust (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: David Bowie went to America for the first time to promote his third album, The Man Who Sold the World. There, he embarked on a coast-to-coast publicity tour. During this tour, Bowie came up with the idea of his iconic Ziggy Stardust character, ...
Style: disturbing, lyrical, melancholic, touching, poignant
Plot: musician's life, musician, artistic, creativity, desire for fame, honest, life philosophy, rising to stardom, bittersweet, character study, follow your dream, rock and roll ...
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Loving Vincent (2017)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Poland, UK, USA, Switzerland, Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting hand-painted by 125 professional oil-painters who travelled from all across the world to the Loving ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, disturbing, captivating, adult animation ...
Plot: painter, investigation, mysterious death, painting, art, obsession, genius, lie, secret, friendship, sketch, money ...
Time: 19th century, year 1990
Place: paris france
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Minamata (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, United Arab Emirates, Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A movie about reporter W. Eugene Smith and his research on mercury poisoning in Minamata, Japan, resulting in severe neurological symptoms.
Style: disturbing, realistic, psychological, art house
Plot: war photographer, poisoning, american abroad, lifestyle, corruption, social misfits, modern art, character study, breaking point, hypocrisy, catastrophe, true crime ...
Place: japan
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Diomedes, el Cacique de La Junta (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia
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Story: At just 10 years Diomedes shares with his father Rafael Maria responsibility to bring up her family. In the Board, Guajira, his birth place, and in the midst of so many brothers and little money, Diomedes know that doing this is not easy. Diomedes ...
Style: lyrical, emotional, sad, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: musician, family relations, stage, star, drugs/alcohol, alcohol, dishonesty, career, couples, performer's life, life & death, concert ...
Time: 20th century
Place: colombia
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All Together Now (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An optimistic, talented teen clings to a huge secret: she's homeless and living on a school bus. When tragedy strikes, can she learn to accept a helping hand?
Style: captivating, touching, thought provoking, psychological, uplifting
Audience: teen drama, teens, family outing
Plot: homeless, mother daughter relationship, death of mother, school, parents and children, dream, best friends, friends, best friend, social relations, life is a bitch, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
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Sonja: The White Swan (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Norway
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The true story of Sonja Henie, one of the world's greatest athletes and the inventor of modern figure skating, who decides to go to Hollywood in 1936 to become a movie star.
Style: disturbing, tragic, emotional, artsy
Plot: figure skating, ice skater, power struggle, performer's life, price of fame, rising to stardom, olympic athlete, hollywood star, backstage, tragic love, strong female character, artistic ...
Time: pre world war two, year 1936, 1930s
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The Wizard of Oz (1982)
Genre: Animation, Family, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Fantasy
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 78 min.
Story: An animated version of the classic story of a young farm-girl who is transported to the magical land of Oz.
Style: captivating, enigmatic, exciting, fairy tale, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: wizard of oz, wizards, witch, lion, scarecrow, good versus evil, fantasy world, imaginary, parallel world, adventure, magic, magical ...
Place: kansas
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The Mistletoe Inn (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When aspiring romance novelist Kim Rossi is unceremoniously dumped by her soon-to-be-published romance novelist boyfriend, Kim takes stock and decides to take a leap. She signs up for a romance writing retreat at a quaint Vermont Inn shortly before ...
Style: funny, feel good, humorous, light, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, conference, aspiring writer, happy ending, follow your dream, female writer, romance, rise to the top, stubbornness, artistic, fall in love, false identity ...
Place: new york
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Goya in Bordeaux (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Francisco Goya (1746-1828), deaf and ill, lives the last years of his life in voluntary exile in Bordeaux, a Liberal protesting the oppressive rule of Ferdinand VII. He's living with his much younger wife Leocadia and their daughter Rosario. He ...
Style: surreal, serious, realistic, contemplative, atmospheric ...
Plot: artist, art, aging, politics, exile, passion, aristocrat, tyranny, miraculous event, duchess, celebrity culture, royal family ...
Time: 18th century, 1800s, 19th century, 1700s
Place: spain, france, europe
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Big Eyes (2014)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of the awakening of the painter, Margaret Keane, her phenomenal success in the 1950s, and the subsequent legal difficulties she had with her husband, who claimed credit for her works in the 1960s.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, serious, sentimental, suspense ...
Plot: art, plagiarism, painter, painting, ambition, court case, unsupportive spouse, couple relations, creativity, greed, marriage, courtroom ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1960s, 1950s, 20th century ...
Place: hawaii, san francisco, california, honolulu hawaii, usa ...
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High Art (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young female intern at a small magazine company becomes involved with a drug-addicted lesbian photographer, both of whom seek to exploit each other for their respective careers, while slowly falling in love with each other.
Style: sexy, sincere, emotional, sexual, depressing ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, photographer, lesbian couple, addiction, human nature, love affair, drugs/alcohol, couples, sexuality, heroin, lesbian romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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Vir Das: For India (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 75 min.
Story: From the Vedas to Vasco de Gama to vacuous Bollywood plotlines, comedian Vir Das celebrates the history of India with his one-of-a-kind perspective.
Style: touching, humorous, entertaining, sentimental, inspirational
Plot: comedian, comedy club, celebrity culture, suprisingly clever, family relations, actor's life, character study, creativity, career, rising to stardom, improv, life philosophy ...
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Blue Velvet (1986)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of criminals who have kidnapped her child.
Style: neo noir, surreal, dark, cult film, enigmatic ...
Plot: surrealism, mystery, sexual perversion, small town, hallucination, investigation, amateur detective, postmodernism, strong sexual content, woman in danger, innocence lost, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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