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2. The Squid and the Whale (2005)
R | 81 min | Comedy, Drama
Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents' divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980s.
3. A Thousand Words (I) (2012)
PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After stretching the truth on a deal with a spiritual guru, literary agent Jack McCall finds a Bodhi tree on his property. Its appearance holds a valuable lesson on the consequences of every word we speak.
4. Frost/Nixon (2008)
R | 122 min | Drama, History
A dramatic retelling of the post-Watergate television interviews between British talk-show host David Frost and former president Richard Nixon.
5. In the Mouth of Madness (1994)
R | 95 min | Horror, Mystery
An insurance investigator begins discovering that the impact a horror writer's books have on his fans is more than inspirational.
6. Wonder Boys (2000)
R | 107 min | Drama, Comedy
An English Professor tries to deal with his wife leaving him, the arrival of his editor who has been waiting for his book for seven years, and the various problems that his friends and associates involve him in.
7. The Object of My Affection (1998)
R | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A pregnant New York social worker begins to develop romantic feelings for her gay best friend, and decides she'd rather raise her child with him, much to the dismay of her overbearing boyfriend.
8. Mr. Woodcock (2007)
PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
Taken aback by his mother's wedding announcement, a young man returns home in an effort to stop her from marrying his old high school gym teacher, a man who made high school hell for generations of students.
9. My Girlfriend's Boyfriend (2010)
PG | 84 min | Comedy, Romance
Jesse meets Ethan, someone she could finally fall in love with, but then she meets Troy, and now she has a dilemma.
10. Martian Child (2007)
PG | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A science-fiction writer, recently widowed, considers whether to adopt a hyper-imaginative 6-year-old abandoned and socially rejected boy who says he's really from Mars.
11. The Hotel New Hampshire (1984)
R | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The film talks about a family that weathers all sorts of disasters and keeps going in spite of it all. It is noted for its wonderful assortment of oddball characters.
12. Permanent Midnight (1998)
R | 88 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Comedy writer Jerry Stahl, whose $6000-a-week heroin habit had him taking his infant daughter along on his drug runs and doing smack during TV script conferences. Departing detox, Stahl ... See full summary »
13. Tenebre (1982)
X | 110 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
An American writer in Rome is stalked by a serial killer bent on harassing him while killing all people associated with his work on his latest book.
14. Losing Control (1998)
R | 93 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Kim is suffering from writer's block. A chance encounter with a handsome stranger opens her to a world of risky sexual experimentation. However, she becomes worried when he refuses to say anything about himself.
16. Prick Up Your Ears (1987)
R | 111 min | Biography, Drama
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 »
17. 11-11-11 (2011)
PG-13 | 90 min | Horror, Thriller
After the death of his wife and child, an author travels to Barcelona to see his estranged brother and dying father, where he learns that his life is plagued by events that occur on 11/11/11.
18. Delta of Venus (1995)
NC-17 | 102 min | Drama
A struggling American writer (England) and a fellow American expatriate (Mandylor) begin a sordid affair among the chaos and discord of 1940 Paris, France on the brink of World War II.
19. The Killing Floor (2007)
R | 94 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
A literary agent moves into a penthouse apartment. Soon after the move, he receives crime scene photographs that seem to have taken place in his new apartment. Next he receives a series of stalker videotapes that document his every move.
22. The Substance of Fire (1996)
R | 97 min | Drama
Isaac Geldhart is a Holocaust survivor who, overcome by grief at the recent death of his wife, seems determined to run his publishing firm into the ground by printing books that have no ... See full summary »
23. The Dying Gaul (I) (2005)
R | 101 min | Drama
A grief-stricken screenwriter unknowingly enters a three-way relationship with a woman and her film executive husband - to chilling results.
24. Blind Revenge (2009)
88 min | Thriller
Sir Paul, a distinguished author, blinded in a horrific accident, advertises for an amanuensis, an assistant to help him with his writing. He employs the amiable Jane Ryder to be his eyes ... See full summary »
25. Twisted Obsession (1989)
R | 103 min | Mystery, Thriller
Dan Gillis, an American screenwriter living in Paris, recently abandoned by his wife, and getting used to his new life as a bachelor while trying to take care of his son, Danny - is ... See full summary »
26. Drift (I) (2000)
86 min | Drama, Romance, Comedy
At his agent's party, Ryan, a young screenwriter, and Joel, Ryan's boyfriend, meet Leo, an aspiring novelist and a college student. During an intense conversation about serial killers, Ryan... See full summary »
27. Forever, Lulu (1987)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Mystery
A beautiful novelist gets involved with the violent underworld crime elements in New York City and becomes a target. Alec Baldwin plays the cop who pursues her killers.
29. Wives and Lovers (1963)
103 min | Comedy
A struggling author and his wife suddenly become wealthy and move to the suburbs. Divorced neighbor and "companion" aid marital misconstrual which almost culminates in a divorce.
30. Giulia Doesn't Date at Night (2009)
105 min | Drama, Thriller
A young writer strikes up a relationship with his daughter's swimming instructor.
31. The Agent (I) (2008)
80 min | Comedy, Drama
It's all in a day's work for high-flying literary agent Alexander; manuscripts to read, deals to be done, celebrity clients to be taken out to lunch, but first there is an author to deal ... See full summary »
32. 19 Doors (2011)
R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller
When a producer suggests that screenwriter Grace Mitchel pen a horror story set in an old hotel, the long-abandoned Lyndora seems the perfect inspiration. The turn-of-the-century hotel is ... See full summary »
33. A Place Among the Living (2003)
103 min | Drama
A mediocre pulp novelist is approached by a stranger claiming to be a serial killer with a proposition to chronicle his crimes.
34. Love... and Other Reasons to Panic (2007)
90 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
A corpse lies on a living room floor. Our leads, Alex and Sarah are desperately trying to figure out what to do with the deceased Punjabi man Roger. Sarah is in panic, Alex tries to calm ... See full summary »
Butterfly in Shades of Grey
98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
L.A. radio moderator Chase kills Jerry Winters, a member of his staff who tried to help Chase's daughter Victoria (also a staff member) to leave her father and become a novelist in New York... See full summary »
De Cock en de moord om het woord
49 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
De Cock and his team investigate the murder on a writer who was part of a duo. They discover that he and his partner didn't get along as well as one would expect. The final line of a novel written by one of them may hold a vital clue.
Publish or Perish
73 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A publisher hires a bomb enthusiast to murder a bestselling author of sex novels. Lt. Columbo is on the case.
Fear Itself (2008– )
41 min | Horror
A writer heads to a small town to try and recharge his creative juices. Unfortunately for him, the story he's working on seems to be happening to him and his wife, and it seems the darkness itself around their cabin is out to get them.
Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (2006– )
The Road Virus Heads North
43 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A popular but terminally ill horror author returning to his old stomping grounds with an eerie painting in tow is greeted by agitated dogs at every stop and death follows in his wake.