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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 2823 Average listal rating (1740 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.3
A reporter is assigned to decipher newspaper magnate Charles Foster Kane.
People who added this item 2931 Average listal rating (1861 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 6474 Average listal rating (4494 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.4
Jack Torrance becomes winter caretaker at the isolated Overlook Hotel in Colorado, hoping to cure his writer's block.
People who added this item 166 Average listal rating (87 ratings) 6.1 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 4830 Average listal rating (3166 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.2
A mentally unstable night-time taxi driver in New York City, who sometimes does journal entries.
People who added this item 676 Average listal rating (374 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 1134 Average listal rating (707 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 67 Average listal rating (39 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 75 Average listal rating (25 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.6
Oliveiro is a young poet living in Buenos Aires
People who added this item 615 Average listal rating (349 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.3
A novelist has become a success by turning his family and friends' lives into fodder for his books.
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 320 Average listal rating (181 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 1320 Average listal rating (762 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 3221 Average listal rating (2038 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.5
A successful writer is accused for plagiarism by a strange man.
People who added this item 507 Average listal rating (306 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 164 Average listal rating (94 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
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 60 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 609 Average listal rating (281 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 1175 Average listal rating (639 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 213 Average listal rating (99 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 2057 Average listal rating (1250 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.7
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 128 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 2229 Average listal rating (1452 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 (101 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 6.2
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 629 Average listal rating (396 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.5
People who added this item 365 Average listal rating (163 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.9
Wilde (1997)
People who added this item 372 Average listal rating (228 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 889 Average listal rating (458 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.2
The Rum Diary (2011)
People who added this item 625 Average listal rating (280 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6
People who added this item 163 Average listal rating (99 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 362 Average listal rating (176 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 6.7
Howl (2010)
People who added this item 361 Average listal rating (179 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.5
People who added this item 261 Average listal rating (155 ratings) 7 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 1561 Average listal rating (1007 ratings) 8.5 IMDB Rating 8.4

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