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Movies about Writing

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This stylized documentary uses journalist Hunter S. Thompson's own words
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People who added this item 2618 Average listal rating (1535 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 0
A reporter is assigned to decipher newspaper magnate Charles Foster Kane.
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People who added this item 2878 Average listal rating (1772 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 0
Almost Famous (2000)
Writer and director Cameron Crowe's experiences as a teenage rock journalist, where a teenanger is hired by Rolling Stone magazine to write a story.
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People who added this item 6156 Average listal rating (4074 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 0
Jack Torrance becomes winter caretaker at the isolated Overlook Hotel in Colorado, hoping to cure his writer's block.
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People who added this item 169 Average listal rating (87 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 0
After failing to find success as a writer in New York City, Jim slinks back to his family's home.
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People who added this item 4539 Average listal rating (2806 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 0
Taxi Driver (1976)
A mentally unstable night-time taxi driver in New York City, who sometimes does journal entries.
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People who added this item 645 Average listal rating (349 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 0
A young writer who follows strangers for material meets a thief who takes him under his wing.
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Acclaimed Hollywood screenwriters discuss their successes and failures
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People who added this item 1062 Average listal rating (637 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 0
The Third Man (1949)
A writer of pulp Westerns, who arrives penniless as a guest of his childhood friend.
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A documentary based on author Charles Bukowski.
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People who added this item 69 Average listal rating (41 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 0
A dire medical diagnosis prompts a young man to search for meaning in his life.
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Oliveiro is a young poet living in Buenos Aires
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A novelist has become a success by turning his family and friends' lives into fodder for his books.
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People who added this item 33 Average listal rating (9 ratings) 5.4 IMDB Rating 0
This film focuses on the trials and tribulations of Ira, who is an unsuccessful playwright trying to find himself in New York City.
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People who added this item 71 Average listal rating (36 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 0
A newly accomplished writer faces mistakes and miseries affecting those around him
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People who added this item 309 Average listal rating (172 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 0
A semi-autobiography of poet/author Charles Bukowski during the time he spent drinking heavily in Los Angeles.
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People who added this item 1265 Average listal rating (715 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 0
A film about a screenwriter suffering from writer's block
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People who added this item 3182 Average listal rating (1981 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 0
Secret Window (2004)
A successful writer is accused for plagiarism by a strange man.
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People who added this item 475 Average listal rating (281 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 0
A writer fights to overcome his addiction to liquor.
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People who added this item 85 Average listal rating (50 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 0
Henry Fool (1997)
A garbage man becomes a poetic prodigy after a mysterious writer shows up at his house.
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People who added this item 168 Average listal rating (97 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 0
Factotum (2005)
the life of writer Hank Chinaski, The fictional counterpart of real-life author Charles Bukowski. Adapted from Bukowski's 1975 novel Factotum
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A film adaption based of Hunter S. Thompson's Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas where an oddball journalist and his psychopathic lawyer travel to Las vegas
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People who added this item 57 Average listal rating (28 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 0
A writer struggling with the pressure of becoming the next important American writer.
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People who added this item 616 Average listal rating (277 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 0
A story adapted from Elizabeth Wurtzel's best selling novel where a teenager is accepted into Harvard with a scholarship in journalism.
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People who added this item 1129 Average listal rating (583 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 0
Adaptation of William S. Burroughs's hallucinatory, once-thought-unfilmable novel Naked Lunch.
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People who added this item 205 Average listal rating (93 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 0
Kafka (1991)
Based on writer Franz Kafka who works during the day at an insurance company where events lead him to discover a mysterious underground society with strange suppressive goals.
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People who added this item 1989 Average listal rating (1201 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 0
A lovelorn screenwriter becomes desperate as he tries and fails to adapt The Orchid Thief by Susan Orlean for the screen.
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People who added this item 118 Average listal rating (65 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 0
An aspiring poet takes a job as a clerk at an adult store
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People who added this item 232 Average listal rating (105 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 0
Story of the relationship between the poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath.
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People who added this item 2198 Average listal rating (1403 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 0
IRS agent hear an author inside his head narrating his life.
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People who added this item 127 Average listal rating (86 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 0
Funny Farm (1988)
A sportswriter who moves with his schoolteacher wife Elizabeth to the country in order to write a novel in relative seclusion
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People who added this item 595 Average listal rating (368 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 0
The Producers (1967)
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People who added this item 367 Average listal rating (160 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 0
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People who added this item 889 Average listal rating (441 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 0
The Rum Diary (2011)
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People who added this item 357 Average listal rating (169 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 0
Howl (2010)
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A Dog Year (2009)
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