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on 19 Apr 2012 11:49

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Movies About Writers

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1. Friedrich Schiller - Eine Dichterjugend (1923)
Friedrich Schiller (1788–1805)

People who added this item 9  Average listal rating (4 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 7.8 
2. The Beloved Rogue (1927)
François Villon (1431-1463)

People who added this item 2  Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating 5.9 
3. House of Death (1932)
Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821-1881)

People who added this item 1  Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating 6.7 
4. Voltaire (1933)
Voltaire (1694-1778)

People who added this item 16  Average listal rating (3 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating 7.1 
5. The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1934)
Robert Browning (1812–1889)

People who added this item 112  Average listal rating (43 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.4 
6. The Life of Emile Zola (1937)
Émile Zola (1840–1902)

People who added this item 0  Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating 7.6 
7. Young Pushkin (1937)
Alexander Pushkin (1799-1837)

People who added this item 15  Average listal rating (6 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.5 
8. The Childhood of Maxim Gorky (1938)
Maxim Gorky (1868-1936)
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9. The Loves of Edgar Allan Poe (1942)
Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849)

People who added this item 5  Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating 5.3 
10. The Story of Jack London (1943)
Jack London (1876–1916)

People who added this item 6  Average listal rating (2 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.2 
11. The Adventures of Mark Twain (1944)
Mark Twain (1835-1910)

People who added this item 12  Average listal rating (4 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 6.7 
12. Devotion (1946)
Emily, Charlotte and Anne Bronthe.

People who added this item 25  Average listal rating (18 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 6.9 
13. Hans Christian Andersen (1952)
Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875)

People who added this item 18  Average listal rating (7 ratings) 4.7  IMDB Rating
14. Beloved Infidel (1959)
F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896 - 1940)

People who added this item 16  Average listal rating (10 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 7.1 
15. The Trials of Oscar Wilde (1960)
Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

People who added this item 8  Average listal rating (3 ratings) 6  IMDB Rating 6.5 
16. The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm (1962)
Jacob Grimm (1785-1863)

Wilhelm Grimm (1786-1859)


People who added this item 1  Average listal rating (1 ratings) 5  IMDB Rating 5.6 
17. Cervantes (1967)
Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616)

People who added this item 2  Average listal rating (1 ratings) 4  IMDB Rating 6.9 
18. Una stagione all'inferno (1970)
Arthur Rimbaud (1854-1891)

Paul Verlaine (1844-1896)

People who added this item 4  Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating 6.2 
19. The Spectre of Edgar Allan Poe (1974)
Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849)

People who added this item 96  Average listal rating (37 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 7.4 
20. Julia (1977)
Lillian Hellman (1905-1984)

Dashiell Hammett (1894–1961)


People who added this item 1  Average listal rating (1 ratings) 9  IMDB Rating 7.4 
21. Molière (1978)
Molière (1622-1673)

People who added this item 12  Average listal rating (5 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating 7.4 
22. Stevie (1978)
Stevie Smith (1902-1971)

People who added this item 4  Average listal rating (4 ratings) 5.5  IMDB Rating 6.1 
23. Runoilija ja muusa (1978)
Eino Leino (1878-1926)
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People who added this item 22  Average listal rating (8 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 6.7 
24. The Bronte Sisters (1979)
Emily, Charlotte and Anne Bronthe.

People who added this item 27  Average listal rating (8 ratings) 5.8  IMDB Rating 6.3 
25. Agatha (1979)
Agatha Christie (1890-1976)

People who added this item 0  Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating 6.8 
26. Céleste (1980)
Marcel Proust (1871-1922)

People who added this item 125  Average listal rating (77 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 6.7 
27. Where the Buffalo Roam (1980)
Hunter S. Thompson (1937-2005)
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28. Heart Beat (1980)
Jack Kerouac (1922-1969)

People who added this item 11  Average listal rating (7 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 6.8 
29. Priest of Love (1981)
D.H. Lawrence (1885-1930)

People who added this item 1  Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating 7.5 
30. Twenty Six Days from the Life of Dostoyevsky (1981)
Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821-1881)

People who added this item 0  Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating 5.8 
31. Guy de Maupassant (1982)
Guy de Maupassant (1850-1893)

People who added this item 25  Average listal rating (17 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating 6.5 
32. Hammett (1982)
Dashiell Hammett (1894–1961)
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People who added this item 8  Average listal rating (2 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating
33. Cross Creek (1983)
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (1896-1953)

People who added this item 158  Average listal rating (68 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 7.9 
34. Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985)
Yukio Mishima (1925-1970)
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People who added this item 0  Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating 7.2 
35. Lev Tolstoy (1985)
Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910)

People who added this item 1  Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating 7.1 
36. James Joyce's Women (1985)
James Joyce (1882-1941)

People who added this item 0  Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating 5.4 
37. Meteor and Shadow (1985)
Napoleon Lapathiotis (1888-1944)

People who added this item 19  Average listal rating (8 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 7.1 
38. Dreamchild (1985)
Lewis Carroll (1832-1898)

People who added this item 94  Average listal rating (53 ratings) 5.9  IMDB Rating 5.6 
39. Gothic (1986)
Mary Shelley (1797-1851)

Lord Byron (1788-1824)

Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)

People who added this item 0  Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating 4.5 
40. The Last Road (1986)
Alexander Pushkin (1799-1837)

People who added this item 88  Average listal rating (50 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.5 
41. 84 Charing Cross Road (1987)
Helene Hanff (1916-1997)
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People who added this item 102  Average listal rating (56 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 7.3 
42. Prick Up Your Ears (1987)
Joe Orton (1933-1967)
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People who added this item 2  Average listal rating (1 ratings) 6  IMDB Rating 6.1 
43. Rowing with the Wind (1988)
Mary Shelley (1797-1851)

Lord Byron (1788-1824)

Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)

People who added this item 2  Average listal rating (1 ratings) 2  IMDB Rating 7.9 
44. The Legendary Life of Ernest Hemingway (1988)
Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961)

People who added this item 9  Average listal rating (4 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 6.3 
45. Haunted Summer (1988)
Mary Shelley (1797-1851)

Lord Byron (1788-1824)

Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)

People who added this item 565  Average listal rating (317 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.9 
46. My Left Foot (1989)
Christy Brown (1932-1981)
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47. Old Gringo (1989)
Ambrose Bierce (1842-1913)

People who added this item 77  Average listal rating (40 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.5 
48. An Angel at My Table (1990)
Janet Frame (1924-2004)

People who added this item 1  Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating 6.8 
49. Beautiful Dreamers (1990)
Walt Whitman (1819-1892)

People who added this item 242  Average listal rating (108 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 6.4 
50. Henry & June (1990)
Henry Miller (1891-1980)

Anaïs Nin (1903-1977)


 

Movies about the real life authors. No documentaries, TV productions or fictional alter-ego movies.

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Comments

Posted: 2 years, 2 months ago at Jun 1 13:43
Maybe you could specify which writer in every movie ... would be great !
Posted: 2 years, 2 months ago at Jun 4 19:51
You're right! I was going to do that but then I felt lazy and moved to other projects. Maybe sometimes soon.
Posted: 2 years, 2 months ago at Jun 9 14:19
is a very good list, thanks!
Posted: 1 year, 7 months ago at Jan 16 5:11
Great list! :)
Posted: 6 months, 1 week ago at Feb 11 10:33
Thank you so much for this!I didn't know about Heart beat!Definitely on my wanted list!
Posted: 2 months, 2 weeks ago at Jun 6 4:38
Out of Africa
Saving Mr. Banks
The Hours
12 Years a Slave

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