Most Popular "Aspiring Writer" Titles
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1. The Wife (I) (2017)
R | 100 min | Drama
A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Votes: 4,852 | Gross: $8.00M
2. Nocturnal Animals (2016)
R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A wealthy art gallery owner is haunted by her ex-husband's novel, a violent thriller she interprets as a symbolic revenge tale.
Votes: 192,548 | Gross: $10.64M
3. Almost Famous (2000)
R | 122 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A high-school boy is given the chance to write a story for Rolling Stone Magazine about an up-and-coming rock band as he accompanies them on their concert tour.
Votes: 230,773 | Gross: $32.53M
4. Burning (2018)
Not Rated | 148 min | Drama, Mystery
Jong-su bumps into a girl who used to live in the same neighborhood as him, who asks him to look after her cat while on a trip to Africa. When back, she introduces Ben, a mysterious guy she met there, who confess his secret hobby.
Votes: 6,682 | Gross: $0.48M
6. Y Tu Mamá También (2001)
R | 106 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
In Mexico, two teenage boys and an attractive older woman embark on a road trip and learn a thing or two about life, friendship, sex, and each other.
Votes: 103,666 | Gross: $13.62M
8. The Help (2011)
PG-13 | 146 min | Drama
An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.
Votes: 381,714 | Gross: $169.71M
11. Wonder Wheel (2017)
PG-13 | 101 min | Drama
On Coney Island in the 1950s, a lifeguard tells the story of a middle-aged carousel operator, his beleaguered wife, and the visitor who turns their lives upside-down.
Votes: 17,458 | Gross: $1.40M
12. The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.
Votes: 167,449 | Gross: $6.39M
13. No Strings Attached (I) (2011)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Romance
A guy and girl try to keep their relationship strictly physical, but it's not long before they learn that they want something more.
Votes: 192,906 | Gross: $70.66M
14. Life of Pi (2012)
PG | 127 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.
Votes: 517,580 | Gross: $124.99M
15. Home Again (2017)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Life for a single mom in Los Angeles takes an unexpected turn when she allows three young guys to move in with her.
Votes: 20,468 | Gross: $27.02M
16. Sunset Blvd. (1950)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir
A screenwriter is hired to rework a faded silent film star's script, only to find himself developing a dangerous relationship.
18. Sophie's Choice (1982)
R | 150 min | Drama, Romance
Sophie is the survivor of Nazi concentration camps, who has found a reason to live with Nathan, a sparkling if unsteady American Jew obsessed with the Holocaust. They befriend Stingo, the ... See full summary »
Votes: 35,564 | Gross: $30.04M
19. Cooties (2014)
R | 88 min | Action, Comedy, Horror
A mysterious virus hits an isolated elementary school, transforming the kids into a feral swarm of mass savages. An unlikely hero must lead a motley band of teachers in the fight of their lives.
Votes: 19,888 | Gross: $0.06M
20. Wild Hogs (2007)
PG-13 | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy
A group of suburban biker wannabes looking for adventure hit the open road, but get more than they bargained for when they encounter a New Mexico gang called the Del Fuegos.
Votes: 107,811 | Gross: $168.27M
21. Adventureland (2009)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In the summer of 1987, a college graduate takes a 'nowhere' job at his local amusement park, only to find it's the perfect course to get him prepared for the real world.
Votes: 144,817 | Gross: $16.03M
22. The Words (2012)
PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A writer at the peak of his literary success discovers the steep price he must pay for stealing another man's work.
Votes: 68,746 | Gross: $11.49M
24. 5 to 7 (2014)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An aspiring novelist enters into a relationship with a woman, though there's just one catch: She's married and the couple can only meet between the hours of 5 and 7 each evening.
Votes: 15,797 | Gross: $0.12M
27. Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
Not Rated | 118 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
A drama critic learns on his wedding day that his beloved maiden aunts are homicidal maniacs, and that insanity runs in his family.
28. New York, I Love You (2008)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Several love stories set in one of the most loved cities of the world, New York City.
Directors: Fatih Akin, Yvan Attal, Randall Balsmeyer, Allen Hughes, Shunji Iwai, Wen Jiang, Shekhar Kapur, Joshua Marston, Mira Nair, Natalie Portman, Brett Ratner | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Natalie Portman, Bradley Cooper, Hayden Christensen
Votes: 42,510 | Gross: $1.59M
29. Mimi wo sumaseba (1995)
G | 111 min | Animation, Drama, Family
A love story between a girl who loves reading books, and a boy who has previously checked out all of the library books she chooses.
30. Tamara Drewe (2010)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young newspaper writer returns to her hometown in the English countryside, where her childhood home is being prepped for sale.
Votes: 19,121 | Gross: $0.56M
31. The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942)
G | 112 min | Comedy, Romance
When acerbic critic Sheridan Whiteside slips on the front steps of a provincial Ohio businessman's home and breaks his hip, he and his entourage take over the house indefinitely.
32. Youth in Revolt (2009)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
While his trailer trash parents teeter on the edge of divorce, Nick Twisp sets his sights on dream girl Sheeni Saunders, hoping that she'll be the one to take away his virginity.
Votes: 69,674 | Gross: $15.28M
33. The Last Five Years (2014)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
A struggling actress and her novelist lover each illustrate the struggle and deconstruction of their love affair.
Votes: 8,467 | Gross: $0.14M
34. Jasper Jones (2017)
105 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
JASPER JONES is a coming of age story about Charlie Bucktin, a bookish boy of 14. On the night that Jasper Jones, the town's mixed race outcast shows him the dead body of young Laura ... See full summary »
35. Barney's Version (2010)
R | 134 min | Comedy, Drama
The picaresque and touching story of the politically incorrect, fully lived life of the impulsive, irascible and fearlessly blunt Barney Panofsky.
Votes: 22,757 | Gross: $7.50M
38. Teaching Mrs. Tingle (1999)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Thriller
The story of a girl who is willing to do anything to become Valedictorian, even if it means murdering the teacher that stands in her way.
Votes: 18,598 | Gross: $8.95M
39. This Beautiful Fantastic (2016)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A young woman who dreams of being a children's author makes an unlikely friendship with a cantankerous, rich old widower.
Votes: 5,649 | Gross: $0.04M
40. The Girl in the Book (2015)
Not Rated | 86 min | Drama
Set in the world of New York publishing, a young book editor is forced to confront a troubling chapter from her past when a bestselling author re-enters her life.
Votes: 3,534 | Gross: $0.01M
41. The United States of Leland (2003)
R | 108 min | Drama
A young man's experience in a juvenile detention center that touches on the tumultuous changes that befall his family and the community in which he lives.
Votes: 21,628 | Gross: $0.34M
43. Nina Forever (2015)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror
After his girlfriend Nina dies in a car crash, Rob unsuccessfully attempts suicide. As he begins to overcome his grief, he falls in love with a co-worker, Holly. Their relationship is ... See full summary »
44. Beauty & the Briefcase (2010 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy, Romance
A freelance writer looking for romance sells a story to Cosmopolitan magazine about finding love in the workplace and goes undercover at a Finance Company.
45. All I Want for Christmas (2007 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 86 min | Family, Romance
Anxious to help his struggling, widowed mom SARA, 10 year old JESSIE enters a national video contest. But Jessie's winning entry, "All I Want for Christmas is a Husband for my Mom," has ... See full summary »
49. Bad Ronald (1974 TV Movie)
Unrated | 74 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A perverted teenage boy who lives in the walls of a house finds the house sold to a family after his mother dies, and he falls for one of the new residents.
50. Apur Sansar (1959)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama
This final installment in Satyajit Ray's Apu Trilogy follows Apu's life as an orphaned adult aspiring to be a writer.
Votes: 9,380 | Gross: $0.02M