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Movies about Writing

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This stylized documentary uses journalist Hunter S. Thompson's own words
People who added this item 2794 Average listal rating (1716 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.3
Citizen Kane (1941)
A reporter is assigned to decipher newspaper magnate Charles Foster Kane.
People who added this item 2922 Average listal rating (1855 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.9
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.
People who added this item 6432 Average listal rating (4458 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.4
The Shining (1980)
Jack Torrance becomes winter caretaker at the isolated Overlook Hotel in Colorado, hoping to cure his writer's block.
People who added this item 167 Average listal rating (87 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.6
Lonesome Jim (2005)
After failing to find success as a writer in New York City, Jim slinks back to his family's home.
People who added this item 4766 Average listal rating (3111 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.2
Taxi Driver (1976)
A mentally unstable night-time taxi driver in New York City, who sometimes does journal entries.
People who added this item 672 Average listal rating (370 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.5
Following (1999)
A young writer who follows strangers for material meets a thief who takes him under his wing.
People who added this item 33 Average listal rating (18 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 7.1
Acclaimed Hollywood screenwriters discuss their successes and failures
People who added this item 1120 Average listal rating (699 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.1
The Third Man (1949)
A writer of pulp Westerns, who arrives penniless as a guest of his childhood friend.
People who added this item 88 Average listal rating (46 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 7.9
A documentary based on author Charles Bukowski.
People who added this item 68 Average listal rating (40 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7
One Week (2009)
A dire medical diagnosis prompts a young man to search for meaning in his life.
People who added this item 72 Average listal rating (22 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.6
Oliveiro is a young poet living in Buenos Aires
People who added this item 612 Average listal rating (347 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.4
A novelist has become a success by turning his family and friends' lives into fodder for his books.
People who added this item 35 Average listal rating (10 ratings) 5.3 IMDB Rating 6
This film focuses on the trials and tribulations of Ira, who is an unsuccessful playwright trying to find himself in New York City.
People who added this item 82 Average listal rating (43 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.3
A newly accomplished writer faces mistakes and miseries affecting those around him
People who added this item 317 Average listal rating (179 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.2
Barfly (1987)
A semi-autobiography of poet/author Charles Bukowski during the time he spent drinking heavily in Los Angeles.
People who added this item 1312 Average listal rating (756 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.7
Barton Fink (1991)
A film about a screenwriter suffering from writer's block
People who added this item 3216 Average listal rating (2034 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.6
Secret Window (2004)
A successful writer is accused for plagiarism by a strange man.
People who added this item 501 Average listal rating (302 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.9
A writer fights to overcome his addiction to liquor.
People who added this item 89 Average listal rating (52 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.3
Henry Fool (1998)
A garbage man becomes a poetic prodigy after a mysterious writer shows up at his house.
People who added this item 163 Average listal rating (93 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.6
Factotum (2005)
the life of writer Hank Chinaski, The fictional counterpart of real-life author Charles Bukowski. Adapted from Bukowski's 1975 novel Factotum
People who added this item 3170 Average listal rating (1924 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.6
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
People who added this item 61 Average listal rating (30 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.4
A writer struggling with the pressure of becoming the next important American writer.
People who added this item 608 Average listal rating (280 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.3
Prozac Nation (2003)
A story adapted from Elizabeth Wurtzel's best selling novel where a teenager is accepted into Harvard with a scholarship in journalism.
People who added this item 1170 Average listal rating (634 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.1
Naked Lunch (1992)
Adaptation of William S. Burroughs's hallucinatory, once-thought-unfilmable novel Naked Lunch.
People who added this item 210 Average listal rating (96 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.9
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.
People who added this item 2039 Average listal rating (1239 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.7
Adaptation. (2002)
A lovelorn screenwriter becomes desperate as he tries and fails to adapt The Orchid Thief by Susan Orlean for the screen.
People who added this item 127 Average listal rating (68 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.1
Adult World (2014)
An aspiring poet takes a job as a clerk at an adult store
People who added this item 230 Average listal rating (106 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.3
Sylvia (2003)
Story of the relationship between the poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath.
People who added this item 2225 Average listal rating (1449 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.6
IRS agent hear an author inside his head narrating his life.
People who added this item 141 Average listal rating (102 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 6.2
Funny Farm (1988)
A sportswriter who moves with his schoolteacher wife Elizabeth to the country in order to write a novel in relative seclusion
People who added this item 627 Average listal rating (393 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.6
The Producers (1967)
People who added this item 366 Average listal rating (163 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.9
Wilde (1997)
People who added this item 361 Average listal rating (219 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8
People who added this item 637 Average listal rating (397 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.4
People who added this item 888 Average listal rating (458 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.2
The Rum Diary (2011)
People who added this item 621 Average listal rating (275 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.1
On the Road (2012)
People who added this item 161 Average listal rating (98 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.6
People who added this item 7 Average listal rating (4 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.3
People who added this item 363 Average listal rating (176 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 6.7
Howl (2010)
People who added this item 358 Average listal rating (178 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.5
People who added this item 255 Average listal rating (152 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.5
Trumbo (2015)
People who added this item 33 Average listal rating (14 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.4
Trumbo (2008)
People who added this item 1537 Average listal rating (986 ratings) 8.5 IMDB Rating 8.4

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