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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 2721 Average listal rating (1573 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.4
A reporter is assigned to decipher newspaper magnate Charles Foster Kane.
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People who added this item 2904 Average listal rating (1794 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.9
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 6297 Average listal rating (4131 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.
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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.
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People who added this item 4636 Average listal rating (2846 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.3
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 658 Average listal rating (352 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.6
A young writer who follows strangers for material meets a thief who takes him under his wing.
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People who added this item 32 Average listal rating (17 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 7.1
Acclaimed Hollywood screenwriters discuss their successes and failures
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People who added this item 1093 Average listal rating (651 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.2
A writer of pulp Westerns, who arrives penniless as a guest of his childhood friend.
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People who added this item 90 Average listal rating (46 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 7.9
A documentary based on author Charles Bukowski.
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People who added this item 71 Average listal rating (41 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.1
One Week (2008)
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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People who added this item 605 Average listal rating (341 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.4
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 35 Average listal rating (9 ratings) 5.4 IMDB Rating 6.2
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 76 Average listal rating (37 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.3
A newly accomplished writer faces mistakes and miseries affecting those around him
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People who added this item 314 Average listal rating (173 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.3
Barfly (1987)
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 1282 Average listal rating (722 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.7
A film about a screenwriter suffering from writer's block
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People who added this item 3204 Average listal rating (1988 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.6
A successful writer is accused for plagiarism by a strange man.
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A writer fights to overcome his addiction to liquor.
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People who added this item 86 Average listal rating (51 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 0
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 167 Average listal rating (96 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.6
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 60 Average listal rating (30 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.5
A writer struggling with the pressure of becoming the next important American writer.
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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 1143 Average listal rating (591 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.1
Adaptation of William S. Burroughs's hallucinatory, once-thought-unfilmable novel Naked Lunch.
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People who added this item 206 Average listal rating (93 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7
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 2019 Average listal rating (1204 ratings) 7.2 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.
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People who added this item 128 Average listal rating (67 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.2
An aspiring poet takes a job as a clerk at an adult store
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People who added this item 234 Average listal rating (104 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.3
Story of the relationship between the poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath.
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IRS agent hear an author inside his head narrating his life.
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People who added this item 132 Average listal rating (92 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.1
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 613 Average listal rating (379 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.7
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People who added this item 374 Average listal rating (164 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.9
Wilde (1997)
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People who added this item 340 Average listal rating (193 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8
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People who added this item 893 Average listal rating (444 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.2
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People who added this item 624 Average listal rating (264 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.1
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People who added this item 158 Average listal rating (95 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.7
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People who added this item 7 Average listal rating (4 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.3
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People who added this item 363 Average listal rating (169 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 6.8
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People who added this item 237 Average listal rating (135 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.5
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