Films about artists

Films about artists
List of the best films about artists, selected by visitors to our site: Imposters, Obvious Child, A Rose for Christmas, Burlesque, Midnight in Paris, Jim Jefferies: Fully Functional, Dear Sidewalk, Nobody Walks, Life Itself, Butter.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Imposters (2017)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

Maddie, a persona shifting con-artist who is as beautiful as she is dangerous, leaves her unwitting victims tormented when they realize they have been used and robbed of everything – including their hearts. But things get complicated when her former targets, Ezra, Richard, and Jules team up to track her down. While pursuing her newest mark, Maddie meets a potential love interest, Patrick, which threatens to derail her assignment, much to the chagrin of her mysterious boss, The Doctor.

Obvious Child (2014)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:24

An immature, newly unemployed comic must navigate the murky waters of adulthood after her fling with a graduate student results in an unplanned pregnancy.

A Rose for Christmas (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama
CountryUSA

Andy is a passionate artist whose family has been building Rose Parade floats for generations. When her Dad gets sick, Andy is forced to take the helm and supervise the construction and decoration of their client's float. And to make matters worse, she's saddled with the extra challenge of dealing with a demanding businessman Cliff, whose company commissioned the float.

Burlesque (2010)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:59

The Burlesque Lounge has its best days behind it. Tess, a retired dancer and owner of the venue, struggles to keep the aging theater alive, facing all kinds of financial and artistic challenges. With the Lounge's troupe members becoming increasingly distracted by personal problems and a threat coming from a wealthy businessman's quest to buy the spot from Tess, the good fortune seems to have abandoned the club altogether. Meanwhile, the life of Ali, a small-town girl from Iowa, is about to change dramatically. Hired by Tess as a waitress at the Lounge, Ali escapes a hollow past and quickly falls in love with the art of burlesque. Backed by newfound friends amongst the theater's crew, she manages to fulfill her dreams of being on stage herself. Things take a dramatic turn though when Ali's big voice makes her become the main attraction of the revue

Midnight in Paris (2011)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, Spain
Duration01:34

A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better.

Jim Jefferies: Fully Functional (2012)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, documentary
CountryUSA
Duration00:59

There's something magical about an Australian accent that seems to make even the most caustic wit come off with good-natured charm. And that delicate blend of deviant behavior and good intentions has skyrocketed Aussie comic Jim Jefferies to international acclaim with critics and fans alike. In this new hour-long special, the man hailed by Q Magazine as "Britain's most offensive stand-up comedian" shares fresh tales from his life on the edge, including a menage a trois in Montreal and attending a party where God is on the guest list.

Dear Sidewalk (2013)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

Dear Sidewalk tells the story of Gardner, a 24 year old mail-carrier, who is struggling to contend with his identity as his quarter-life crisis is in full swing. His regimented routine is thrown out the window when he meets Paige, a divorcee, enduring a mid-life crisis of her own. In this relationship there exists a synchronicity, as they find, despite their age difference, they're both confronting existential problems surrounding identity, love, and the choices in front of them.

Nobody Walks (2012)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:23

A young woman's arrival sparks a surge of energy into a laid-back, artistic Los Angeles household, forcing the residents to confront their own fears and desires in an intricate dance of lust, denial and deception.

Life Itself (2014)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredocumentary, biography
CountryUSA

Life Itself recounts the surprising and entertaining life of renowned film critic and social commentator Roger Ebert. The film details his early days as a freewheeling bachelor and Pulitzer Prize winner, his famously contentious partnership with Gene Siskel, his life-altering marriage, and his brave and transcendent battle with cancer.

Butter (2011)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

An adopted girl discovers her talent for butter carving and finds herself pitted against an ambitious local woman in their Iowa town's annual contest.

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Lowriders (2017)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genredrama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA

A young street artist in East Los Angeles is caught between his father's obsession with lowrider car culture, his ex-felon brother and his need for self-expression.

The Danish Girl (2015)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Germany, Denmark, Belgium, Japan
Duration02:35

When Gerda Wegener asks her husband Einar to fill in as a portrait model, Einar discovers the person she's meant to be and begins living her life as Lili Elbe. Having realized her true self and with Gerda's love and support, Lili embarks on a groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.

The Muppets (2011)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, family, music
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:43

When Kermit the Frog and the Muppets learn that their beloved theater is slated for demolition, a sympathetic human, Gary, and his puppet roommate, Walter, swoop in to help the gang put on a show and raise the $10 million they need to save the day.

12 Gifts of Christmas (2015)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA

When Anna Parisi, an unemployed fine arts painter, is unable to make ends meet, she is hired to become a personal Christmas shopper for Marc, an uptight corporate exec. As they begin working together, Marc learns that Christmas giving has less to do with the amount of money spent and more to do with the importance of the gift, while Anna discovers she might find success as an artist in a way she never expected. The best gift of all of course is the love they discover with one another.

Arbitrage (2012)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA, Poland
Duration01:47

A troubled hedge fund magnate, desperate to complete the sale of his trading empire, makes an error that forces him to turn to an unlikely person for help.

Jersey Boys (2014)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:14

From director Clint Eastwood comes the big-screen version of the Tony Award-winning musical Jersey Boys. The film tells the story of four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together to form the iconic 1960s rock group The Four Seasons. The story of their trials and triumphs are accompanied by the songs that influenced a generation, including “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Walk Like a Man,” “Rag Doll,” and many more.

Aziz Ansari: Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening (2010)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, documentary
CountryUSA

Aziz Ansari presents his highly anticipated debut hour long stand-up special. The critically acclaimed stand-up and actor (Parks and Recreation, Funny People) discusses topics ranging from sheets with fraudulent thread counts to the chubbiness of his young cousin Harris. Also included is a special encore performance from Raaaaaaaandy.

Krystal (2018)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:41

A young man living a sheltered life develops a crush on a stripper and joins her Alcoholics Anonymous group just so he can be in the same room with her.

Gimme the Loot (2012)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA

Malcolm and Sofia, two determined teens from the Bronx, are the ultimate graffiti-writers. When a rival gang buffs their latest masterpiece, they must hatch a plan to get revenge by tagging an iconic NYC landmark, but they need to raise $500 to pull off their spectacular scheme. Over the course of two whirlwind, sun-soaked summer days, Malcolm and Sofia travel on an epic urban adventure involving black market spray cans, illicit bodegas, stolen sneakers, a high stakes heist, and a beautiful, stoned girl whose necklace is literally their key to becoming the biggest writers in the City.

Dorfman in Love (2013)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

Unknowingly trapped in her role as caretaker of her unappreciative family, a young single woman desperately needs to get her own life. When she volunteers to cat sit at her unrequited love's downtown L.A loft, her world, as she knows it, changes forever.

Aziz Ansari: Right Now (2019)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA

In a comedy special directed by Spike Jonze, Aziz Ansari shares deep personal insights and hilarious takes on wokeness, family and the social climate.

Posthumous (2014)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Germany

After false reports of his demise put him and his work on the map, an artist decides to continue the charade by posing as his own brother. Soon, a reporter enters his life and has a profound effect on him.

Kelly & Cal (2014)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA

Punk-rocker turned suburban mom, Kelly, is nostalgic for a life she can no longer have and uncertain of a future she doesn’t yet fit in. Seventeen-year-old Cal is frustrated at his lack of control over the hand he's been dealt. When the two strike up an unlikely friendship, it's the perfect spark needed to thrust them both back to life.

Tommaso (2020)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama
CountryItaly, United Kingdom, USA, Greece

Playing opposite the director’s own wife and daughter, Willem Dafoe is a Ferrara-like American artist living in Rome in this improvised drama of doubt and disconnection, shot in self-reflective documentary style.

Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland (2017)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration00:45

Based on the best-selling book, Remember the Time: Protecting Michael Jackson in His Final Days, and told through the eyes of Jackson's trusted bodyguards, Bill Whitfield and Javon Beard. The movie will reveal firsthand the devotion Michael Jackson had to his children, and the hidden drama that took place during the last two years of his life.

Shirley (2020)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama, detective, biography
CountryUSA

A famous horror writer finds inspiration for her next book after she and her husband take in a young couple.

Pawn Shop Chronicles (2013)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:52

The stories of a missing wife, a couple of meth heads and an Elvis impersonator are connected by the items found in a small town's pawn shop.

Let It Shine (2012)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, family, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

The film follows a shy, talented musician who pens romantic hip-hop verses only to stand idly by as they're delivered to the girl of his dreams by a proxy, his best friend. Disney Channel original movie.

Chelsea Peretti: One of the Greats (2014)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA

Standup special filmed live at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco.

Road Hard (2015)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA

After his movie and television career has run dry, Bruce Madsen (Adam Carolla) is forced to go back on the road playing one dingy comedy club after another, spending endless nights in budget hotel rooms and always flying coach. Amidst trying to revitalize his career, rekindle his love life and put his daughter through college, Bruce knows one thing for sure - he must get off the road. ROAD HARD is the story of that journey.




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