FILMS ABOUT ARTISTS , PAINTERS , WRITERS

by panerai | created - 19 Sep 2012 | updated - 9 months ago | Public

new films added in 10 May 2017 : 1 Florence Foster Jenkins ....i know i know but she deserve 2 Blind Vaysha .... :) i know but its good picture of society 3 Ostatnia rodzina .... v.good !!!!! (mizantrophy , suicide ...) 4 Neruda 5 Pearl..i know..but its 360 vr movie with "artist" life style 6 Mój Nikifor ...great story great director !!! 7 Papusza





FB - Arti Shreder .......Poland

THE BEST FILMS in my old lists 2012-2016 *****************************************************

TOP 100 FILMS IN 2016 THE BEST MOVIES ..........Views: 452,575 TOP 100 FILMS IN 2015 THE BEST MOVIES ..........Views: 142,510 TOP 100 FILMS IN 2014 THE BEST MOVIES ..........Views: 405,776 TOP 100 FILMS IN 2013 THE BEST MOVIES ..........Views: 189,420 TOP 100 FILMS IN 2012 THE BEST MOVIES ..........Views: 1,114,403

Wanna know my taste ? 100 not so famous movies U MUST SEE TILL DIE !

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TOP 2016 by language

TOP 2015 by language TOP 2014 by language TOP 2013 by language TOP 2012 by language TOP 2011 by language TOP 2010 by language

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MY OTHER LISTS *****************************************************

TOP 150 British & IRISH & SCOTTISH Actors and Actresses ..........Views: 488,509 Based on actual events : True story movies .................................Views: 397,297 100 THE BEST FILMS in AFRICA Top African movies ......................Views: 295,664 THE BEST DOCUMENTARY FILMS MOVIES EVER ! ..........................Views: 246,444 TOP 100 ASIAN ACTORS AND ACTRESS ........................................Views: 228,549 100 Movies set in winter time : Christmas time .............................Views: 182,511 THE BEST AUSTRALIAN MOVIES EVER .........................................Views: 160,507 FILMS ABOUT ARTISTS , PAINTERS , WRITERS .............................Views: 79,656 Braveheart similar style movies epic films ....................................Views: 48,748 100 TOP ASIAN MOVIES best films ...............................................Views: 46,673 ****************************************************

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not all films about artist , you will find some adaptations and few mistakes probably ;)

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1. Akiresu to kame (2008)

119 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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Machisu is a painter. He never had the success he thinks he is entitled to. Regardless of this, he always remains trying to be successful. His wife Sachiko keeps supporting him, despite all setbacks.

Director: Takeshi Kitano | Stars: Takeshi Kitano, Kanako Higuchi, Kumiko Asô, Aya Enjôji

Votes: 2,648

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

not 4 everyone , strange and not usual film , this is not like FINDING NEVERLAND completely other way of filming so first check trailer

2. Finding Neverland (2004)

PG | 106 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.7
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67 Metascore

The story of J.M. Barrie's friendship with a family who inspired him to create Peter Pan.

Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet, Julie Christie, Radha Mitchell

Votes: 184,588 | Gross: $51.68M

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

3. Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010)

R | 87 min | Documentary, Comedy, Crime

8.0
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85 Metascore

The story of how an eccentric French shop-keeper and amateur film-maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner. The film contains... See full summary »

Director: Banksy | Stars: Banksy, Mr. Brainwash, Space Invader, Debora Guetta

Votes: 55,944 | Gross: $3.29M

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

4. Factotum (2005)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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71 Metascore

This drama centers on Hank Chinaski, the fictional alter-ego of "Factotum" author Charles Bukowski, who wanders around Los Angeles, CA trying to live off jobs which don't interfere with his primary interest, which is writing. Along the way, he fends off the distractions offered by women, drinking and gambling.

Director: Bent Hamer | Stars: Matt Dillon, Lili Taylor, Marisa Tomei, Didier Flamand

Votes: 12,706 | Gross: $0.81M

Charles Bukowski (1920-1994)

5. Big Eyes (I) (2014)

PG-13 | 106 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.0
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62 Metascore

A drama about the awakening of painter Margaret Keane, her phenomenal success in the 1950s, and the subsequent legal difficulties she had with her husband, who claimed credit for her works in the 1960s.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Amy Adams, Christoph Waltz, Danny Huston, Krysten Ritter

Votes: 69,573 | Gross: $14.48M

6. Mr. Turner (2014)

R | 150 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.8
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94 Metascore

An exploration of the last quarter century of the great, if eccentric, British painter J.M.W. Turner's life.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Timothy Spall, Paul Jesson, Dorothy Atkinson, Marion Bailey

Votes: 21,100 | Gross: $3.96M

7. Being Flynn (2012)

R | 102 min | Drama

6.4
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53 Metascore

Working in a Boston homeless shelter, Nick Flynn re-encounters his father, a con man and self-proclaimed poet. Sensing trouble in his own life, Nick wrestles with the notion of reaching out yet again to his dad.

Director: Paul Weitz | Stars: Paul Dano, Robert De Niro, Julianne Moore, Olivia Thirlby

Votes: 15,089 | Gross: $0.53M

!!!!!!!!

8. Anonymous (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Thriller

6.9
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50 Metascore

The theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford, who penned Shakespeare's plays. Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I and the Essex rebellion against her.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Rhys Ifans, Vanessa Redgrave, David Thewlis, Sebastian Armesto

Votes: 36,607 | Gross: $4.46M

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

9. The Last Family (2016)

123 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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69 Metascore

The story of a well-known artistic family: legendary painter Zdzislaw Beksinski, his wife Zofia and their son Tomasz, a highly-praised music critic and translator. Their lives were far from being usual.

Director: Jan P. Matuszynski | Stars: Andrzej Seweryn, Dawid Ogrodnik, Aleksandra Konieczna, Andrzej Chyra

Votes: 2,036

must see !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

10. Van Gogh (1991)

R | 158 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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The final sixty-seven days of Van Gogh's life is examined.

Director: Maurice Pialat | Stars: Jacques Dutronc, Alexandra London, Bernard Le Coq, Gérard Séty

Votes: 2,188 | Gross: $0.14M

ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++

11. Quills (2000)

R | 124 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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70 Metascore

In a Napoleonic era insane asylum, an inmate, the irrepressible Marquis De Sade, fights a battle of wills against a tyrannically prudish doctor.

Director: Philip Kaufman | Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Kate Winslet, Joaquin Phoenix, Michael Caine

Votes: 47,359 | Gross: $7.06M

Marquis de Sade (1740-1814)

12. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)

PG-13 | 112 min | Biography, Drama

8.0
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92 Metascore

The true story of Elle editor Jean-Dominique Bauby who suffers a stroke and has to live with an almost totally paralyzed body; only his left eye isn't paralyzed.

Director: Julian Schnabel | Stars: Mathieu Amalric, Emmanuelle Seigner, Marie-Josée Croze, Anne Consigny

Votes: 95,281 | Gross: $5.99M

Jean-Dominique Bauby (1952-1997)

13. Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)

PG-13 | 111 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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71 Metascore

The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg, Rebecca Ferguson

Votes: 38,794 | Gross: $27.37M

she really deserve for this ...i mean to be here , among artists ,she has no tallent but she has determination and she dont worry about what people say .... must see this film - everybody !!!!!!!!!!!!!

14. Andrei Rublev (1966)

Not Rated | 205 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.3
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The life, times and afflictions of the fifteenth-century Russian iconographer.

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky | Stars: Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Ivan Lapikov, Nikolay Grinko, Nikolay Sergeev

Votes: 29,983

ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++

15. Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985)

R | 121 min | Biography, Drama

7.9
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A fictionalized account in four chapters of the life of celebrated Japanese writer Yukio Mishima.

Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Ken Ogata, Masayuki Shionoya, Hiroshi Mikami, Junya Fukuda

Votes: 6,055 | Gross: $0.44M

16. Lust for Life (1956)

Approved | 122 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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The life of brilliant but tortured artist Vincent van Gogh.

Directors: Vincente Minnelli, George Cukor | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn, James Donald, Pamela Brown

Votes: 8,565

ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++

17. Séraphine (2008)

Unrated | 125 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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84 Metascore

Based on the life of French painter Séraphine de Senlis.

Director: Martin Provost | Stars: Yolande Moreau, Ulrich Tukur, Anne Bennent, Geneviève Mnich

Votes: 5,301 | Gross: $0.88M

ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++

18. Mój Nikifor (2004)

97 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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Story of the last eight years of life of Nikifor Krynicki, famous "naive artist".

Director: Krzysztof Krauze | Stars: Krystyna Feldman, Roman Gancarczyk, Jerzy Gudejko, Jowita Budnik

Votes: 627

ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++

19. Wilde (1997)

R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.9
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The story of Oscar Wilde, genius, poet, playwright and the First Modern Man. The self-realization of his homosexuality caused Wilde enormous torment as he juggled marriage, fatherhood and ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Gilbert | Stars: Stephen Fry, Jude Law, Vanessa Redgrave, Jennifer Ehle

Votes: 13,194 | Gross: $2.16M

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

20. Barton Fink (1991)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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69 Metascore

A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: John Turturro, John Goodman, Judy Davis, Michael Lerner

Votes: 97,978 | Gross: $6.15M

21. Shadowlands (1993)

PG | 131 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.4
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C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned Christian theologian, writer, and professor, leads a passionless life until he meets a spirited poet from the U.S.

Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Debra Winger, Julian Fellowes, Roddy Maude-Roxby

Votes: 14,537 | Gross: $25.84M

C.S. Lewis (1898-1963) Joy Davidman (1915-1960)

22. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)

R | 118 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.7
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41 Metascore

An oddball journalist and his psychopathic lawyer travel to Las Vegas for a series of psychedelic escapades.

Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Johnny Depp, Benicio Del Toro, Tobey Maguire, Michael Lee Gogin

Votes: 230,263 | Gross: $10.68M

Hunter S. Thompson (1937-2005)

23. American Playhouse (1981– )

Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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Anthology series which ran on PBS throughout the 1980s.

Stars: Edward Herrmann, Robert Minkoff, Deanna Dunagan, Sada Thompson

Votes: 155

24. Painted Fire (2002)

Unrated | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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78 Metascore

In a time of political and social unrest in nineteenth-century Korea, an uncouth, self-taught painter explores his natural talent amidst the repressive world around him.

Director: Kwon-taek Im | Stars: Min-sik Choi, Sung-Ki Ahn, Ho-jeong Yu, Yeo-jin Kim

Votes: 2,317 | Gross: $0.06M

ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++

25. An Angel at My Table (1990)

R | 158 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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In 1920s and 1930s New Zealand, Janet Frame grows up in a poor family with lots of brothers and sisters. Already at an early age she is different from the other kids. She gets an education ... See full summary »

Director: Jane Campion | Stars: Kerry Fox, Alexia Keogh, Karen Fergusson, Iris Churn

Votes: 5,499 | Gross: $1.05M

Janet Frame (1924-2004)

26. The Whole Wide World (1996)

PG | 111 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.3
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In Texas in the 1930s, young schoolteacher Novalyne Price meets a handsome, eccentric, interesting young man named Robert Howard. He's a successful writer - of the pulp stories of 'Conan ... See full summary »

Director: Dan Ireland | Stars: Vincent D'Onofrio, Renée Zellweger, Ann Wedgeworth, Harve Presnell

Votes: 2,999 | Gross: $0.14M

Robert E. Howard (1906-1936)

27. Molière (2007)

PG-13 | 120 min | Comedy, History

7.3
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59 Metascore

Imprisoned for debt, playwright Molière is rescued by an aristocrat who needs his help in order to seduce a young marquise.

Director: Laurent Tirard | Stars: Romain Duris, Fabrice Luchini, Laura Morante, Edouard Baer

Votes: 5,445 | Gross: $0.63M

28. Before Night Falls (2000)

R | 133 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.3
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85 Metascore

The life of Cuban poet and novelist Reynaldo Arenas.

Director: Julian Schnabel | Stars: Javier Bardem, Johnny Depp, Olatz López Garmendia, Giovanni Florido

Votes: 22,017 | Gross: $4.22M

Reinaldo Arenas (1943-1990)

29. Capote (2005)

R | 114 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.4
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88 Metascore

In 1959, Truman Capote learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel In Cold Blood, Capote forms a relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith, who is on death row.

Director: Bennett Miller | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Clifton Collins Jr., Catherine Keener, Allie Mickelson

Votes: 110,553 | Gross: $28.75M

Truman Capote (1924-1984)

30. The Life of Emile Zola (1937)

Not Rated | 116 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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The biopic of the famous French muckraking writer and his involvement in fighting the injustice of the Dreyfuss Affair.

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Paul Muni, Gale Sondergaard, Joseph Schildkraut, Gloria Holden

Votes: 5,752

31. Get on Up (2014)

PG-13 | 139 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.9
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71 Metascore

A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.

Director: Tate Taylor | Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis, Dan Aykroyd, Viola Davis

Votes: 17,779 | Gross: $30.51M

[RED]:::::::::::::::::: musician :::::::::::::::::::/RED]

32. Frida (2002)

R | 123 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.4
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61 Metascore

A biography of artist Frida Kahlo, who channeled the pain of a crippling injury and her tempestuous marriage into her work.

Director: Julie Taymor | Stars: Salma Hayek, Alfred Molina, Geoffrey Rush, Mía Maestro

Votes: 69,152 | Gross: $25.89M

ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++

33. Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)

PG-13 | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.9
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72 Metascore

A young peasant maid working in the house of painter Johannes Vermeer becomes his talented assistant and the model for one of his most famous works.

Director: Peter Webber | Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Colin Firth, Tom Wilkinson, Judy Parfitt

Votes: 65,112 | Gross: $11.63M

ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++

34. Iris (I) (2001)

R | 91 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.1
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76 Metascore

True story of the lifelong romance between novelist Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley, from their student days through her battle with Alzheimer's disease.

Director: Richard Eyre | Stars: Judi Dench, Jim Broadbent, Kate Winslet, Hugh Bonneville

Votes: 15,646 | Gross: $1.29M

Iris Murdoch (1919-1999) John Bayley (1925--)

35. Hamsun (1996)

Not Rated | 159 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.2
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Norwegian Nobel Laureate Knut Hamsun's controversial support for the Nazi regime during WW2 and its consequences for the Hamsun family after the war.

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Max von Sydow, Ghita Nørby, Anette Hoff, Gard B. Eidsvold

Votes: 1,274

Knut Hamsun (1859-1952)

36. Pollock (2000)

R | 122 min | Biography, Drama

7.0
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77 Metascore

A film about the life and career of the American painter, Jackson Pollock.

Director: Ed Harris | Stars: Ed Harris, Marcia Gay Harden, Robert Knott, Molly Regan

Votes: 24,537 | Gross: $8.60M

ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++

37. Infamous (2006)

R | 110 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.1
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68 Metascore

While researching his novel "In Cold Blood", Truman Capote develops a close relationship with convicted murderers Dick Hickock and Perry Smith.

Director: Douglas McGrath | Stars: Toby Jones, Daniel Craig, Sandra Bullock, Sigourney Weaver

Votes: 15,064 | Gross: $1.15M

Truman Capote (1924-1984)

38. The Last Station (2009)

R | 112 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.0
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76 Metascore

A historical drama that illustrates Russian author Leo Tolstoy's struggle to balance fame and wealth with his commitment to a life devoid of material things.

Director: Michael Hoffman | Stars: Helen Mirren, James McAvoy, Christopher Plummer, Paul Giamatti

Votes: 16,273 | Gross: $6.62M

Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910)

39. My Brilliant Career (1979)

G | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.3
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Sybylla Melvyn is an independent young woman who soon after arriving to live with her Grandmother Bossier and aunt Helen announces that she will never marry and plans on having a career ... See full summary »

Director: Gillian Armstrong | Stars: Judy Davis, Sam Neill, Wendy Hughes, Robert Grubb

Votes: 2,858

Miles Franklin (1879-1954)

40. Rembrandt (1936)

85 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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This character study joins the painter at the height of his fame in 1642, when his adored wife suddenly dies and his work takes a dark, sardonic turn that offends his patrons. By 1656, he ... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Korda | Stars: Charles Laughton, Gertrude Lawrence, Elsa Lanchester, Edward Chapman

Votes: 1,264

ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++

41. The Life of Leonardo Da Vinci (1971– )

60 min | Biography

8.1
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He was the creator and artist of the Mona Lisa portrait

Stars: Philippe Leroy, Giulio Bosetti, Bruno Piergentili, Giampiero Albertini

Votes: 265

ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++

42. En compagnie d'Antonin Artaud (1993)

Unrated | 90 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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May, 1946, in Paris young poet Jacques Prevel meets Antonin Artaud, the actor, artist, and writer just released from a mental asylum. Over ten months, we follow the mad Artaud from his ... See full summary »

Director: Gérard Mordillat | Stars: Sami Frey, Marc Barbé, Julie Jézéquel, Valérie Jeannet

Votes: 113

Antonin Artaud (1896-1948) Jacques Prevel (1915-1951)

43. Camille Claudel (1988)

R | 175 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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Biography of Camille Claudel. Sister of writer Paul Claudel, her enthusiasm impresses already-famous sculptor Auguste Rodin. He hires her as an assistant, but soon Camille begins to sculpt ... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Nuytten | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Gérard Depardieu, Madeleine Robinson, Laurent Grévill

Votes: 5,348 | Gross: $0.20M

ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++

44. Caravaggio (2007 TV Movie)

180 min | Biography, History

6.9
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The tumultuous and adventurous life of Michelangelo Merisi, controversial artist, called by Fate to become the immortal Caravaggio. A violent genius that will dare to defy the ideal vision ... See full summary »

Director: Angelo Longoni | Stars: Alessio Boni, Elena Sofia Ricci, Jordi Mollà, Paolo Briguglia

Votes: 294

ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++

45. Vincent & Theo (1990)

PG-13 | 138 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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65 Metascore

The familiar tragic story of Vincent van Gogh is broadened by focusing as well on his brother Theodore, who helped support Vincent. The movie also provides a nice view of the locations which Vincent painted.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Tim Roth, Paul Rhys, Adrian Brine, Jean-François Perrier

Votes: 3,141 | Gross: $2.23M

ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++

46. My Left Foot (1989)

R | 103 min | Biography, Drama

7.9
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97 Metascore

Christy Brown, born with cerebral palsy, learns to paint and write with his only controllable limb - his left foot.

Director: Jim Sheridan | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Brenda Fricker, Alison Whelan, Kirsten Sheridan

Votes: 56,436 | Gross: $14.74M

Christy Brown (1932-1981)

47. Norman Rockwell: An American Portrait (1987 TV Movie)

TV-G | 60 min | Documentary

7.2
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Biography of the American Painter and Illustrator, Norman Rockwell.

Stars: Mason Adams, Erma Bombeck, Thomas S. Buechner, Robert Coles

Votes: 9

ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++

48. Haunted Summer (1988)

R | 106 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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In 1815, authors Lord Byron, Mary Shelley and Percy Shelley get together for some philosophical discussions, but the situation soon deteriorates into mind games, drugs and sex.

Director: Ivan Passer | Stars: Philip Anglim, Laura Dern, Alice Krige, Eric Stoltz

Votes: 394

Mary Shelley (1797-1851) Lord Byron (1788-1824) Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)

49. Goya's Ghosts (2006)

R | 113 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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52 Metascore

Painter Francisco Goya faces a scandal involving his muse, who is labeled a heretic by a monk.

Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Javier Bardem, Natalie Portman, Stellan Skarsgård, Randy Quaid

Votes: 26,743 | Gross: $1.00M

ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++

50. Barfly (1987)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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Based on the life of successful poet Charles Bukowski and his exploits in Hollywood during the 60s, 70s, and 80s.

Director: Barbet Schroeder | Stars: Mickey Rourke, Faye Dunaway, Alice Krige, Jack Nance

Votes: 15,998 | Gross: $3.22M

Charles Bukowski (1920-1994)

51. Kafka (1991)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.9
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46 Metascore

Kafka works during the day at an insurance company, where events lead him to discover a mysterious underground society with strange suppressive goals.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Theresa Russell, Joel Grey, Ian Holm

Votes: 8,486 | Gross: $1.06M

Franz Kafka (1883–1924)

52. I Shot Andy Warhol (1996)

R | 103 min | Biography, Drama

6.6
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75 Metascore

Based on the true story of Valerie Solanas who was a 60s radical preaching hatred toward men in her "Scum" manifesto. She wrote a screenplay for a film that she wanted Andy Warhol to ... See full summary »

Director: Mary Harron | Stars: Lili Taylor, Jared Harris, Martha Plimpton, Lothaire Bluteau

Votes: 5,809 | Gross: $1.81M

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53. Storie di ordinaria follia (1981)

101 min | Drama

6.9
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Poet/lecturer Charles Serking awakens from his alcoholic haze long enough to take a bus back to L.A. and plunge into an orgy of drink and sexual depravity.

Director: Marco Ferreri | Stars: Ben Gazzara, Ornella Muti, Susan Tyrrell, Tanya Lopert

Votes: 2,010

Charles Bukowski (1920-1994)

54. Surviving Picasso (1996)

R | 125 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.4
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55 Metascore

The passionate Merchant Ivory drama tells the story of Francoise Gilot, the only lover of Pablo Picasso, who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty, and move on with her life.

Director: James Ivory | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Natascha McElhone, Julianne Moore, Joss Ackland

Votes: 6,240 | Gross: $2.00M

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55. Céleste (1980)

107 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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In 1914, with men gone to war, Marcel Proust hired Céleste Albaret as his attendant. More than eight years later, she was at his side when he died. During this entire time, she only entered... See full summary »

Director: Percy Adlon | Stars: Eva Mattes, Jürgen Arndt, Norbert Wartha, Wolf Euba

Votes: 135

Marcel Proust (1871-1922)

56. The Gambler (1997)

R | 97 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.4
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Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky must write a novel in 27 days in a deal to pay off his gambling debts, and feverishly dictates the novel 'The Gambler'.

Director: Károly Makk | Stars: Michael Gambon, Jodhi May, Polly Walker, Dominic West

Votes: 314 | Gross: $0.01M

Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821-1881)

57. Basquiat (1996)

R | 108 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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65 Metascore

The brief life of Jean Michel Basquiat, a world renowned New York street artist struggling with fame, drugs and his identity.

Director: Julian Schnabel | Stars: Jeffrey Wright, Michael Wincott, Benicio Del Toro, Claire Forlani

Votes: 17,153 | Gross: $2.96M

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58. Nora (2000)

R | 106 min | Biography, Drama

6.1
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70 Metascore

In 1904, in Dublin, James Joyce chats up Nora Barnacle, a hotel maid recently come from Galway. She enchants him with her frank, direct and uninhibited manner, and before long, he's ... See full summary »

Director: Pat Murphy | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Susan Lynch, Andrew Scott, Vinnie McCabe

Votes: 1,474 | Gross: $0.01M

James Joyce (1882-1941)

59. Jack London (1943)

Approved | 94 min | Adventure, Biography, Romance

5.2
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Episodes in the adventurous life of the American novelist (1876-1916).

Director: Alfred Santell | Stars: Michael O'Shea, Susan Hayward, Osa Massen, Harry Davenport

Votes: 220

Jack London (1876-1916)

60. Art School Confidential (2006)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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54 Metascore

Starting from childhood attempts at illustration, the protagonist pursues his true obsession to art school. But as he learns how the art world really works, he finds that he must adapt his vision to the reality that confronts him.

Director: Terry Zwigoff | Stars: Max Minghella, Sophia Myles, John Malkovich, Jim Broadbent

Votes: 15,633 | Gross: $3.30M

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61. Little Ashes (2008)

R | 112 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.6
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41 Metascore

About the young life and loves of artist Salvador Dalí, filmmaker Luis Buñuel and writer Federico García Lorca.

Director: Paul Morrison | Stars: Robert Pattinson, Javier Beltrán, Matthew McNulty, Marina Gatell

Votes: 7,876 | Gross: $0.48M

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62. American Playhouse (1981– )
Episode: Sunday in the Park with George (1986)

Not Rated | 146 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.4
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Video production of the Pulitzer-prize winning musical stage production. In the first act, "George", a fictionalized Georges Seurat paints his lover, Dot, and "A Sunday Afternoon on the ... See full summary »

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Mandy Patinkin, Bernadette Peters, Barbara Bryne, Mary D'Arcy

Votes: 766

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63. Georgia O'Keeffe (2009 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 89 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Biopic of American artist Georgia O'Keeffe and her husband, photographer Alfred Stieglitz.

Director: Bob Balaban | Stars: Joan Allen, Jeremy Irons, Ed Begley Jr., Kathleen Chalfant

Votes: 754

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64. Edvard Munch (1974 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 210 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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Following a rough chronology from 1884 to 1894, when Norwegian artist Edvard Munch began expressionism and established himself as northern Europe's most maligned and controversial artist, ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Watkins | Stars: Geir Westby, Gro Fraas, Kerstii Allum, Eric Allum

Votes: 2,494 | Gross: $0.04M

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65. Modigliani (2004)

R | 128 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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25 Metascore

The story of Amedeo Modigliani's bitter rivalry with Pablo Picasso, and his tragic romance with Jeanne Hebuterne.

Director: Mick Davis | Stars: Andy Garcia, Elsa Zylberstein, Omid Djalili, Hippolyte Girardot

Votes: 9,342 | Gross: $0.20M

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66. Lautrec (1998)

125 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Life, passion, love...all these were part of Toulouse-Lautrec's art. His artistic development among the masters of the postimpressionism.

Director: Roger Planchon | Stars: Régis Royer, Elsa Zylberstein, Anémone, Claude Rich

Votes: 477

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67. Factory Girl (2006)

R | 90 min | Biography, Drama

6.4
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45 Metascore

Based on the rise and fall of socialite Edie Sedgwick, concentrating on her relationships with Andy Warhol and a folk singer.

Director: George Hickenlooper | Stars: Sienna Miller, Guy Pearce, Hayden Christensen, Jimmy Fallon

Votes: 19,440 | Gross: $1.66M

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68. The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965)

Approved | 138 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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The biographical story of Michelangelo's troubles while painting the Sistine Chapel at the urging of Pope Julius II.

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Charlton Heston, Rex Harrison, Diane Cilento, Harry Andrews

Votes: 5,372

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69. Modigliani of Montparnasse (1958)

Not Rated | 108 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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Biographic movie about the last year of the famous Italian painter Modigliani. Modigliani, a poor painter in Paris of 1919, falls in love with a daughter from a wealthy family. Her parents ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Becker | Stars: Gérard Philipe, Lilli Palmer, Lea Padovani, Gérard Séty

Votes: 835

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70. Moulin Rouge (1952)

Not Rated | 119 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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Fictional account of French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.

Director: John Huston | Stars: José Ferrer, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Suzanne Flon, Claude Nollier

Votes: 4,217 | Gross: $11.81M

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71. Caravaggio (1986)

93 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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55 Metascore

A retelling of the life of the celebrated 17th-century painter through his brilliant, nearly blasphemous paintings and his flirtations with the underworld.

Director: Derek Jarman | Stars: Noam Almaz, Dexter Fletcher, Nigel Terry, Sean Bean

Votes: 4,202 | Gross: $0.00M

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72. Simon Schama's Power of Art (2006– )
Episode: Turner (2006)

60 min | Documentary, Drama, History

8.1
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Simon argues The Slave ship, one of 7 of his works causing a scandal at the 1840 Royal Academy exhibition, is typical of Turner's feeling from experience, as low-born Covent garden boy ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Condie | Stars: Simon Schama, Mark Hyde, Joe Van Moyland, Hollygale Millette

Votes: 47

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73. Where the Buffalo Roam (1980)

R | 96 min | Biography, Comedy

6.7
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Semi-biographical film based on the experiences of gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson.

Director: Art Linson | Stars: Peter Boyle, Bill Murray, Bruno Kirby, Rene Auberjonois

Votes: 10,109 | Gross: $6.66M

Hunter S. Thompson (1937-2005)

74. Priest of Love (1981)

R | 125 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Following the banning and burning of his novel, "The Rainbow", D.H. Lawrence and his wife, Frieda, move to the United States, and then to Mexico. When Lawrence contracts tuberculosis, they ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Miles | Stars: Janet Suzman, Ian McKellen, Graham Faulkner, Niall Padden

Votes: 220

D.H. Lawrence (1885-1930)

75. Hammett (1982)

PG | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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61 Metascore

Fictional account of real-life mystery writer Dashiell Hammett, and his involvement in the investigation of a beautiful Chinese cabaret actress' mysterious disappearance in San Francisco.

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Frederic Forrest, Peter Boyle, Marilu Henner, Roy Kinnear

Votes: 2,500 | Gross: $0.04M

Dashiell Hammett (1894–1961)

76. American Playhouse (1981– )
Episode: Waiting for the Moon (1987)

PG | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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Sundance prizewinner. Fictionalized portrait of one of history's great literary couples: Stein & Toklas. Summer 1930s France, Alice tends to ailing Gertrude; they visit Fernande Olivier, ... See full summary »

Director: Jill Godmilow | Stars: Linda Hunt, Linda Bassett, Jacques Boudet, Andrew McCarthy

Votes: 147 | Gross: $0.75M

Gertrude Stein (1874-1946)

77. Prick Up Your Ears (1987)

R | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.4
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This film is the story of the spectacular life and violent death of British playwright Joe Orton. In his teens, Orton is befriended by the older, more reserved Kenneth Halliwell, and while ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina, Vanessa Redgrave, Wallace Shawn

Votes: 4,938 | Gross: $1.65M

Joe Orton (1933-1967) Kenneth Halliwell (1926-1967)

78. Rowing with the Wind (1988)

R | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.0
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The film is situated in the time when Mary Shelley wrote her novel "Frankenstein". It describes the relationship between Lord Byron, Percy and Mary Shelley during various voyages through ... See full summary »

Director: Gonzalo Suárez | Stars: Hugh Grant, Lizzy McInnerny, Valentine Pelka, Elizabeth Hurley

Votes: 765

Mary Shelley (1797-1851) Lord Byron (1788-1824) Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)

79. Henry & June (1990)

NC-17 | 136 min | Biography, Drama

6.3
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In 1931 Paris, Anais Nin meets Henry Miller and his wife June. Intrigued by them both, she begins expanding her sexual horizons with her husband Hugo as well as with Henry and others. June ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Kaufman | Stars: Fred Ward, Uma Thurman, Maria de Medeiros, Richard E. Grant

Votes: 10,980 | Gross: $11.57M

Henry Miller (1891-1980) Anaïs Nin (1903-1977)

80. Impromptu (1991)

PG-13 | 107 min | Biography, Comedy, Music

7.0
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In 1830s France, pianist/composer Frédéric Chopin is pursued romantically by the determined, individualistic woman who uses the name George Sand.

Director: James Lapine | Stars: Judy Davis, Hugh Grant, Mandy Patinkin, Bernadette Peters

Votes: 4,127 | Gross: $4.08M

George Sand (1804-1876)

81. Naked Lunch (1991)

R | 115 min | Drama

7.1
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67 Metascore

After developing an addiction to the substance he uses to kill bugs, an exterminator accidentally kills his wife, and becomes involved in a secret government plot being orchestrated by giant bugs in a port town in North Africa.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Peter Weller, Judy Davis, Ian Holm, Julian Sands

Votes: 40,048 | Gross: $2.54M

William S. Burroughs (1914-1997) Not a true biopic of the man, but not a straight adaptation of his novel, either. A surreal mix of his writing and his life.

82. Tom & Viv (1994)

PG-13 | 115 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.5
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In 1915, T.S. (Tom) Eliot and Vivienne Haigh-Wood elope, but her longstanding gynecological and emotional problems disrupt their planned honeymoon. Her father is angry because Tom's poetry ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Gilbert | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Miranda Richardson, Rosemary Harris, Tim Dutton

Votes: 1,376 | Gross: $0.54M

T.S. Eliot (1888-1965)

83. Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994)

R | 125 min | Biography, Drama

6.4
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66 Metascore

Dorothy Parker remembers the heyday of the Algonquin Round Table, a circle of friends whose barbed wit, like hers, was fueled by alcohol and flirted with despair.

Director: Alan Rudolph | Stars: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Campbell Scott, Matthew Broderick, Peter Gallagher

Votes: 3,863 | Gross: $2.14M

Dorothy Parker (1893-1967)

84. Carrington (1995)

R | 121 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.9
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The platonic relationship between artist Dora Carrington and writer Lytton Strachey in the early 20th century.

Director: Christopher Hampton | Stars: Emma Thompson, Jonathan Pryce, Steven Waddington, Samuel West

Votes: 4,662 | Gross: $3.24M

Lytton Strachey (1880-1932)

85. Total Eclipse (1995)

R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.6
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42 Metascore

Young, wild poet Arthur Rimbaud and his mentor Paul Verlaine engage in a fierce, forbidden romance while feeling the effects of a hellish artistic lifestyle.

Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, David Thewlis, Romane Bohringer, Dominique Blanc

Votes: 11,571 | Gross: $0.34M

Arthur Rimbaud (1854-1891) Paul Verlaine (1844-1896)

86. Shakespeare in Love (1998)

R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.2
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87 Metascore

A young Shakespeare, out of ideas and short of cash, meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes, Geoffrey Rush, Tom Wilkinson

Votes: 190,850 | Gross: $100.32M

William Shakespeare (c.1564-1616)

87. The Children of the Century (1999)

135 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.5
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59 Metascore

The only thing more outrageous than French novelist George Sand's torrid love affair with the decadent author Alfred de Musset and her affinity for wearing men's clothing, was the content ... See full summary »

Director: Diane Kurys | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Benoît Magimel, Stefano Dionisi, Robin Renucci

Votes: 1,500 | Gross: $0.05M

George Sand (1804-1876)

88. The Passion of Ayn Rand (1999 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 104 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.0
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The rather eccentric (especially in her thinking) author of "The Fountainhead" and "Atlas Shrugged" becomes involved with a much younger, and married man... to the dismay of those close to her.

Director: Christopher Menaul | Stars: Helen Mirren, Eric Stoltz, Julie Delpy, Peter Fonda

Votes: 1,314

Ayn Rand (1905-1982)

89. Pandaemonium (2000)

PG-13 | 124 min | Biography, Drama

6.6
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60 Metascore

Friendship and betrayal between two poets during the French Revolution.

Director: Julien Temple | Stars: Linus Roache, John Hannah, Samantha Morton, Emily Woof

Votes: 742

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834) William Wordsworth (1770-1850)

90. Sylvia (2003)

R | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.3
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56 Metascore

Story of the relationship between the poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath.

Director: Christine Jeffs | Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, Daniel Craig, Lucy Davenport, David Birkin

Votes: 9,458 | Gross: $1.30M

Sylvia Plath (1932-1963) Ted Hughes (1930-1998)

91. Miss Potter (2006)

PG | 88 min | Biography, Drama

7.0
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57 Metascore

The story of Beatrix Potter, the author of the beloved and best-selling children's book, "The Tale of Peter Rabbit", and her struggle for love, happiness and success.

Director: Chris Noonan | Stars: Renée Zellweger, Ewan McGregor, Emily Watson, Barbara Flynn

Votes: 25,412 | Gross: $2.98M

Beatrix Potter (1866-1943)

92. Becoming Jane (2007)

PG | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.1
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55 Metascore

A biographical portrait of a pre-fame Jane Austen and her romance with a young Irishman.

Director: Julian Jarrold | Stars: Anne Hathaway, James McAvoy, Julie Walters, James Cromwell

Votes: 51,379 | Gross: $18.67M

Jane Austen (1775-1817)

93. Bright Star (2009)

PG | 119 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.0
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81 Metascore

The three-year romance between 19th-century poet John Keats and Fanny Brawne near the end of his life.

Director: Jane Campion | Stars: Abbie Cornish, Ben Whishaw, Paul Schneider, Kerry Fox

Votes: 22,989 | Gross: $4.44M

John Keats (1795-1821)

94. L'autre Dumas (2010)

Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, History

6.3
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Nobody knows Auguste Maquet, and yet everybody knows "The Three Musketeers", Everybody knows Alexandre Dumas who wrote the swashbuckling masterpiece but who knows that Maquet is his ... See full summary »

Director: Safy Nebbou | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Benoît Poelvoorde, Dominique Blanc, Mélanie Thierry

Votes: 514

Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870)

95. Papusza (2013)

131 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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The rise and fall of the most distinguished Polish-Gypsy poetess Bronislawa Wajs, widely known as Papusza, and her relationship with her discoverer, writer Jerzy Ficowski.

Directors: Joanna Kos-Krauze, Krzysztof Krauze | Stars: Jowita Budnik, Zbigniew Walerys, Antoni Pawlicki, Artur Steranko

Votes: 520

96. Blind Vaysha (2016)

8 min | Animation, Short, Drama

7.3
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The tale of a girl who could see the past and the future simultaneously and respectively with each eye, but never the present.

Director: Theodore Ushev | Star: Caroline Dhavernas

Votes: 1,643

short film but worth to watch !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

97. Neruda (2016)

R | 107 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.0
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82 Metascore

An inspector hunts down Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his home country in the late 1940s for joining the Communist Party.

Director: Pablo Larraín | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Luis Gnecco, Mercedes Morán, Emilio Gutiérrez Caba

Votes: 6,791 | Gross: $0.94M

98. Pearl (II) (2016)

6 min | Animation, Short, Music

7.0
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Set inside their home, a beloved hatchback, Pearl follows a girl and her dad as they crisscross the country chasing their dreams. It's a story about the gifts we hand down and their power ... See full summary »

Director: Patrick Osborne | Stars: Nicki Bluhm, Kelley Stoltz, Emma Grace Eisenmann, Emerson Rose Orr

Votes: 1,545

new technology , 360view in vr ...style life of artist ...

99. Voltaire (1933)

TV-G | 72 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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Writer and philosopher Voltaire, loyal to his king, Louis XV of France, nonetheless writes scathingly of the king's disdain for the rights and needs of his people. Louis admires Voltaire ... See full summary »

Director: John G. Adolfi | Stars: George Arliss, Doris Kenyon, Margaret Lindsay, Alan Mowbray

Votes: 127

Voltaire (1694-1778)

100. The Dreamer of Oz (1990 TV Movie)

100 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.4
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The film is the biography of Frank Baum, the children's book author and creator of the fantasy world Oz.

Director: Jack Bender | Stars: John Ritter, Annette O'Toole, Rue McClanahan, Charles Haid

Votes: 418

L. Frank Baum (1856-1919)