Most Popular "Screenwriter" Titles
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2. Trumbo (2015)
R | 124 min | Biography, Drama
In 1947, Dalton Trumbo was Hollywood's top screenwriter, until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs.
3. Super 8 (2011)
PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi
During the summer of 1979, a group of friends witness a train crash and investigate subsequent unexplained events in their small town.
Votes: 286,732 | Gross: $126.98M
4. Youth (I) (2015)
R | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A retired orchestra conductor is on holiday with his daughter and his film director best friend in the Alps when he receives an invitation from Queen Elizabeth II to perform for Prince Philip's birthday.
Votes: 40,442 | Gross: $2.70M
5. The Holiday (2006)
PG-13 | 138 min | Comedy, Romance
Two women troubled with guy-problems swap homes in each other's countries, where they each meet a local guy and fall in love.
Votes: 182,162 | Gross: $63.22M
6. Seven Psychopaths (2012)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime
A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.
Votes: 185,220 | Gross: $14.99M
7. Straw Dogs (2011)
R | 110 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
L.A. screenwriter David Sumner relocates with his wife to her hometown in the deep South. There, while tensions build between them, a brewing conflict with locals becomes a threat to them both.
Votes: 27,043 | Gross: $10.32M
8. A Perfect Getaway (2009)
R | 98 min | Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Two pairs of lovers on a Hawaiian vacation discover that psychopaths are stalking and murdering tourists on the islands.
Votes: 56,216 | Gross: $15.48M
9. The Artist (I) (2011)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A silent movie star meets a young dancer, but the arrival of talking pictures sends their careers in opposite directions.
Votes: 189,477 | Gross: $44.67M
10. Sunset Boulevard (1950)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance
A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent-film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.
11. Adaptation. (2002)
R | 114 min | Comedy, Drama
A lovelorn screenwriter becomes desperate as he tries and fails to adapt "The Orchid Thief" by Susan Orlean for the screen.
Votes: 142,854 | Gross: $22.25M
12. Spice World (1997)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Family, Music
World famous pop group The Spice Girls zip around London in their luxurious double decker tour bus having various adventures and performing for their fans.
Votes: 28,338 | Gross: $29.25M
14. Clouds of Sils Maria (2014)
R | 124 min | Drama
A film star comes face-to-face with an uncomfortable reflection of herself while starring in a revival of the play that launched her career.
Votes: 17,521 | Gross: $1.81M
15. Nine (2009)
PG-13 | 118 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Famous film director Guido Contini struggles to find harmony in his professional and personal lives, as he engages in dramatic relationships with his wife, his mistress, his muse, his agent, and his mother.
Votes: 37,395 | Gross: $19.67M
16. The Meddler (2015)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An aging widow from New York City follows her daughter to Los Angeles in hopes of starting a new life after her husband passes away.
Votes: 770 | Gross: $4.24M
17. The Invention of Lying (2009)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A comedy set in a world where no one has ever lied, until a writer seizes the opportunity for personal gain.
Votes: 94,083 | Gross: $18.44M
18. 8½ (1963)
Not Rated | 138 min | Drama, Fantasy
A harried movie director retreats into his memories and fantasies.
Votes: 78,268 | Gross: $0.05M
19. Hollywoodland (2006)
R | 126 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Votes: 29,045 | Gross: $14.42M
20. The Rewrite (2014)
107 min | Comedy, Romance
An Oscar-winning writer in a slump leaves Hollywood to teach screenwriting at a college on the East Coast, where he falls for a single mom taking classes there.
21. Barton Fink (1991)
R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama
A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.
Votes: 88,214 | Gross: $6.15M
22. In the Land of Women (2007)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A sleazy writer has a chance to redeem himself when he goes to stay with his grandmother and befriends the neighbors.
Votes: 27,639 | Gross: $11.04M
23. Southland Tales (2006)
R | 145 min | Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
During a three day heat wave just before a huge 4th of July celebration, an action star stricken with amnesia meets up with a porn star who is developing her own reality TV project, and a policeman who holds the key to a vast conspiracy.
Votes: 32,630 | Gross: $0.27M
24. The Passion of Ayn Rand (1999 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 104 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
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.
25. The Player (1992)
R | 124 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one?
Votes: 41,635 | Gross: $21.71M
26. I Ought to Be in Pictures (1982)
PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama
Grandmother has nothing to say when Libby tells her that she is off to LA to look up Dad, a Hollywood screenwriter. Grandmother has been in a New York cemetery for six years and Dad has ... See full summary »
Votes: 686 | Gross: $6.97M
27. The Way We Were (1973)
PG | 118 min | Drama, Romance
Two desperate people have a wonderful romance, but their political views and convictions drive them apart.
28. Rocket Gibraltar (1988)
PG | 99 min | Drama
An old patriarch unites for his birthday all members of his family. But the group of people is full of personal and social problems.
Votes: 1,505 | Gross: $0.19M
29. The Majestic (2001)
PG | 152 min | Drama, Romance
Set in 1951, a blacklisted Hollywood writer gets into a car accident, loses his memory and settles down in a small town where he is mistaken for a long-lost son.
Votes: 44,962 | Gross: $27.80M
30. The Last Tycoon (1976)
PG | 123 min | Drama, Romance
F.Scott Fitzgerald's novel is brought to life in this story of a movie producer slowly working himself to death.
31. The Nines (2007)
R | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A troubled actor, a television show runner, and an acclaimed videogame designer find their lives intertwining in mysterious and unsettling ways.
Votes: 29,096 | Gross: $0.06M
32. Contempt (1963)
Not Rated | 102 min | Drama
Screenwriter Paul Javal's marriage to his wife Camille disintegrates during movie production as she spends time with the producer. Layered conflicts between art and business ensue.
Votes: 19,759 | Gross: $0.04M
33. Shadow of the Vampire (2000)
R | 92 min | Drama, Horror
Votes: 34,135 | Gross: $8.28M
34. What Just Happened (2008)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama
Two weeks in the life of a fading Hollywood producer who's having a rough time trying to get his new picture made.
Votes: 23,731 | Gross: $1.09M
35. Broken Embraces (2009)
R | 127 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
Harry Caine, a blind writer, reaches this moment in time when he has to heal his wounds from 14 years back. He was then still known by his real name, Mateo Blanco, and directing his last movie.
Votes: 31,182 | Gross: $5.01M
36. In a Lonely Place (1950)
Approved | 94 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
A potentially violent screenwriter is a murder suspect until his lovely neighbor clears him. But she begins to have doubts...
37. The Brothers McMullen (1995)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Three Irish Catholic brothers from Long Island struggle to deal with love, marriage, and infidelity.
Votes: 6,359 | Gross: $10.25M
38. In Harm's Way (1965)
Approved | 165 min | Drama, War
A naval officer reprimanded after Pearl Harbor is later promoted to rear admiral and gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese.
39. Friends with Money (2006)
R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After she quits her lucrative job, Olivia finds herself unsure about her future and her relationships with her successful and wealthy friends.
Votes: 19,679 | Gross: $13.37M
40. The Barefoot Contessa (1954)
Approved | 128 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
At Maria Vargas' funeral, several people recall who she was and the impact she had on them. Harry Dawes was a not very successful writer/director when he and movie producer Kirk Edwards ... See full summary »
41. The Singing Detective (2003)
R | 109 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical
From his hospital bed, a writer suffering from a skin disease hallucinates musical numbers and paranoid plots.
Votes: 7,104 | Gross: $0.34M
42. The Muse (1999)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy
With his career on the skids, a Hollywood screenwriter enlists the aid of a modern-day muse, who proves to test his patience.
Votes: 9,270 | Gross: $11.61M
43. Sleep with Me (1994)
R | 86 min | Comedy, Drama
Six different writers wrote a scene each of this romantic comedy featuring the marriage and turbulent relationship of Joseph and Sarah, with Joseph's best friend Frank trying hard to cope ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,148 | Gross: $0.16M
44. Full Frontal (2002)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Romance
A day in the life of a group of men and women in Hollywood, in the hours leading up to a friend's birthday party.
Votes: 8,656 | Gross: $2.51M
45. Valentino (1977)
R | 128 min | Biography, Drama
In 1926 the tragic and untimely death of a silent screen actor caused female moviegoers to riot in the streets and in some cases to commit suicide - that actor was Rudolph Valentino. ... See full summary »
47. For Your Consideration (2006)
PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy
Three actors learn that their respective performances in the film "Home for Purim," a drama set in the mid-1940s American South, are generating award-season buzz.
Votes: 12,172 | Gross: $5.54M
48. White Dog (1982)
PG | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A trainer attempts to retrain a vicious dog that's been raised to kill Black people.
49. Hooper (1978)
PG | 99 min | Action, Comedy
Hollywood aging stuntman Sonny Hooper wants to prove that he's still got what it takes to be a great professional in this risky and under-recognized line of work.
Not Rated | 104 min | Documentary
A documentary about the proposed 1998 Superman Lives feature film that would have starred Nicolas Cage.