Movies about architects

List of the best movies about architects selected by visitors to our site: Isn't It Romantic, The Aftermath, Dominika, Extinction, Just Friends, Fifty Shades Freed, A Moment in the Reeds, Michelangelo Endless, The Replacement, The Snare
In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
Isn't It Romantic (2019)
Mark5.2 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CharactersArchitects, Gay
PlotLove triangle, Love
PlaceNew York, Parallel worlds, Helicopters

For a long time, Natalie, an Australian architect living in New York City, had always believed that what she had seen in rom-coms is all fantasy. But after thwarting a mugger at a subway station only to be knocked out while fleeing, Natalie wakes up and discovers that her life has suddenly become her worst nightmare—a romantic comedy—and she is the leading lady.

The Aftermath (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.3)
Genremelodrama, drama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, USA
CharactersFamily, Architects

In the aftermath of World War II, a British colonel and his wife are assigned to live in Hamburg during the post-war reconstruction, but tensions arise with the German widower who lives with them.

Dominika (2018)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantasy, comedy
CharactersArchitects, Childrens, Family

An unusual baby named Dominika was left at Kostia's door. Every time Kostia gets angry, the baby grows up.

Extinction (2018)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CharactersSoldier, Sisters, Architects, Surgeons
PlotArtificial Intelligence, War, Survival, Death, Skirmishes, Chase, Cheating, Fear
PlaceSpaceships, Trains, Party
StyleUnexpected ending, Light, Tense

A chief mechanic at a factory, haunted by apocalyptic nightmares, becomes a hero when Earth is invaded by a mysterious army bent on destruction.

Just Friends (2018)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CharactersTeens, Gay, Cats, Architects, Surfers
PlotJealousy, Motorcycles, Love, Loneliness
PlaceLighthouse, Party, Beach

Romantic comedy about two young men, their relationship and their relationship with their mothers.

Fifty Shades Freed (2018)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 4.5)
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
CharactersRich, Architects, Bodyguards, Foster children, Newlyweds
PlotLove, Multi-part, Money, Wedding, Pursuit, Travel
StyleBy books, For men

Believing they have left behind shadowy figures from their past, newlyweds Christian and Ana fully embrace an inextricable connection and shared life of luxury. But just as she steps into her role as Mrs. Grey and he relaxes into an unfamiliar stability, new threats could jeopardize their happy ending before it even begins.

A Moment in the Reeds (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Finland
CharactersFriends, Fathers, Gay, Students, Architects

Having moved to Paris for university, Leevi returns to his native Finland for the summer to help his estranged father renovate the family lake house so it can be sold. Tareq, a recent asylum seeker from Syria, has been hired to help with the work, and when Leevi's father has to return to town on business, the two young men establish a connection and embark on a romance set against the idyllic Finnish summer. However, looming over this chance encounter, is the father's imminent return to the lake house, the continuation of Leevi's studies abroad as well as Tareq's complex relationship with his family in Syria.

Michelangelo Endless (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 7.2)
Genredrama, biography
CharactersCelebrities, Artists, Geniuses, Architects
PlotOn real events

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The Replacement (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersPregnant, Architects, Babysitting
StyleDisturbing, Action

A woman who goes on maternity leave becomes increasingly paranoid about the motives of the person covering for her.

The Snare (2017)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CharactersFamily, Architects
PlotJealousy, Divorce, Love, Investigation, Missing people
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleFascinating, Exciting, Action

Three friends head to the seafront for a drunken weekend, only to be imprisoned on the top floor of their holiday apartment by a malevolent paranormal force.

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The Book of Love (2017)
Markimdb: 6
CharactersTeens, Architects
PlotTime travel, Depression, Death

After tragedy strikes Henry and Penny, he befriends a tenacious young girl and discovers she is constructing a raft to sail across the Atlantic to find her lost father. Together, along with some unlikely friends, they set forth to construct the vessel and subsequently rebuild their lives.

Star Boys (2017)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genredrama, family, biography
CountryFinland, Sweden
CharactersTeens, Architects
PlotReligious, Divorce, Fidelity, Weapon
TimeNew Year

Through the eyes of two 12-year-old boys, the sexual revolution arrives in a conservative and religious small town in Northern Finland.

How to Be a Latin Lover (2017)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersCats, Maids, Single mothers, Architects, Singers, Drivers
PlotDancing, Money, Motorcycles, Computers, Seduction, Tennis
PlaceUSA, Party, Trains

An aging Latin lover gets dumped by his sugar mama and must fend for himself in a harsh world.

Up for Love (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
CharactersArchitects, Friends, Dogs, Lawyers, Models, Cyclists
PlotLove, Relationship, Dancing
PlaceFrance, Office, Aircraft

Diane is a well-known lawyer, divorced for three years. She loses her mobile telephone and receives a call from the person who finds it. That person is Alexandre, a charming man and the perfect gentleman. They make a connection over the phone and agree to meet up the following day. But when Alexandre arrives, there's a surprise in store when Diane discovers he is only 4' 6" tall. From that moment on, Diane tries to overcome the prejudices of society and her own fears to experience the best time of her life...

On the Way to the Airport (2016)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersFamily, Architects

Can women and men stay just as friends? Both Choi Sua and Seo Dou are married, but not to each other. The relationship between the two is interesting. They are definitely not a couple. They are not friends, either. Yet, they are involved in each other's life.

Chesapeake Shores (2016)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, family
CharactersArchitects, Friends, Family
PlotDivorce, Intrigue
StyleSoulful, Touching

A divorced mom deals with an old romance and complicated family issues when she returns to her hometown with her twin daughters.

Amateur Night (2016)
Markimdb: 5.1
CountryUSA, Mexico
CharactersDrivers, Architects, Fathers
PlaceLos Angeles

Guy Carter, an insecure expectant father unable to find work in his field, accepts a job driving hookers around Los Angeles. One long and crazy evening proves to our hero that he is, in fact, up to the task of fatherhood.

The Good Place (2016)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersFriends, Architects
PlotDeath, Life after death, Cheating
StyleTouching, Fascinating, Philosophical

Eleanor Shellstrop, an ordinary woman who, through an extraordinary string of events, enters the afterlife where she comes to realize that she hasn't been a very good person. With the help of her wise afterlife mentor, she's determined to shed her old way of living and discover the awesome (or at least the pretty good) person within.

The Commune (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.4)
CountryDenmark, Sweden, Netherlands
CharactersLovers, Students, Journalists, Architects
PlotDreams, Love, Death, Love triangle, Jealousy

Erik, a lecturer in architecture, inherits his father’s large old house in Hellerup, north of Copenhagen. His wife Anna, a well-known television newscaster, suggests that they invite their friends to come and live with them. In this way she hopes to evade the boredom that has begun to seep into their marriage. Before long, a dozen women, men and children move into the country house, make collective decisions, engage in discussions and go swimming together in the nearby Øresund strait. They also rub each other up the wrong way on account of their smaller and larger idiosyncrasies. Their fragile equilibrium threatens to come undone when Erik falls in love with his student Emma and the young woman moves into the house. Fourteen-year-old Freja, daughter of Erik and Anna, aloofly observes these goings-on and seeks her own way.

New Life (2016)
Markimdb: 6
Genremelodrama, drama
CharactersOrphans, Terminally ill, Teachers, Architects
PlotCancer, Death, Love at first sight
StyleTouching, Heavy, Soulful, Makes me think

Benjamin Morton's life changed forever the day he met the little girl next door. Ava was and always would be the girl of his dreams. From the innocence of a childhood friendship, through adolescent attraction, their love strengthens and grows. When life takes a turn neither of them expected, their entire future is called into question.

Knock Knock (2015)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 4.9)
CountryChile, USA
CharactersFamily, Architects, Dogs, DJs, Psychopath
PlotRevenge, Seduction, Relationship, Weapon, Death, Survival, Art

When a devoted husband and father is left home alone for the weekend, two stranded young women unexpectedly knock on his door for help. What starts out as a kind gesture results in a dangerous seduction and a deadly game of cat and mouse.

High-Rise (2015)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Belgium, Republic of Ireland
CharactersArchitects, Dogs, Horses
PlotRivalry, Confrontation, Money, Weapon, Dancing, Revolution
PlaceEngland, London, Party

Life for the residents of a tower block begins to run out of control.

The Perfect Guy (2015)
Mark3.6 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrethriller, drama
CharactersHackers, Architects, Cats
PlotLove, Jealousy, Obsession, Weapon, Fear, Relationship, Pursuit, Revenge, Rivalry, Dancing, Cars
PlaceParty, Office, Night Clubs, Los Angeles
StyleAction, Disturbing

After a painful breakup, Leah seems to meet the perfect guy. But she soon discovers his violent side that disrupts her life.

Chronic (2015)
Markimdb: 6.6
CountryMexico, France
CharactersArchitects, Terminally ill, Nurses

David is a nurse who works with terminally ill patients. Dedicated to his profession, he develops strong relationships people he cares for. But outside of work, it's a different story altogether.

Francofonia (2015)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, documentary, history
CountryFrance, Germany, Netherlands
CharactersArchitects, Artists, Emperors
PlotArt, War, Death, Freedom, Ghosts, Fear
PlaceFrance, Castle, Ships, Russia, Aircraft, St. Petersburg, Germany

Master filmmaker Alexander Sokurov (Russian Ark) transforms a portrait of the world-renowned museum into a magisterial, centuries-spanning reflection on the relation between art, culture and power.

Katti Batti (2015)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama

A man falls in love with a woman because of her outlook on life. They are in a relationship for five years until a sudden turn of events causes a problem in their relationship.

In the Grayscale (2015)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama
CharactersGay, Architects

Bruno is an architect who has a perfect life: A nice family and a good job. Anyway, Bruno has a deep sense of unease. He decides to leave his wife to be alone and have time to find him self. A business man offers him to build an iconic landmark in Santiago city. Motivated by this professional challenge, Bruno feels he can find a twist in his life by a vocational route. He start working with a young history teacher named Fer who is agile, energetic, captivating and gay. Starts between them an unexpected and intense romance. At this point he must decide his path. The biggest learning: simplicity is the best way to get up again.

An Eye for Beauty (2014)
Markimdb: 5.5
PlotWeapon, Depression, Love triangle, Tennis

An architect and his wife see their relationship challenged.

The Monuments Men (2014)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrecomedy, drama, military
CountryUSA, Germany
CharactersMilitary, Architects, Soldier
PlotWar, Art, On real events
StyleExciting, Disturbing

Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men is an action drama focusing on seven over-the-hill, out-of-shape museum directors, artists, architects, curators, and art historians who went to the front lines of WWII to rescue the world’s artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and return them to their rightful owners. With the art hidden behind enemy lines, how could these guys hope to succeed?

Asterix: The Mansions of the Gods (2014)
Mark3 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, cartoon
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersFamily, Heroes, Dogs, Friends, Partners, Architects
PlotAdventure, Rivalry
PlaceVillage, Roman Empire, France

In order to wipe out the Gaulish village by any means necessary, Caesar plans to absorb the villagers into Roman culture by having an estate built next to the village to start a new Roman colony.

La Sapienza (2014)
Markimdb: 6.5
CountryFrance, Italy
StyleTouching, Depressive

The story is one of an architect that has lost his inspiration and goes looking for those motivations that pushed him as a youngster to take up the profession. Inspiring him was the baroque movement and all of its artifices: the Guarini in Turin and the Borromini in Rome. The film’s central story ends up being the love story that develops between architecture, artistic inspiration and feelings.

Obsessive Rythms (2014)
Mark10 (imdb: 4.8)
CountryFrance, Portugal
PlotJealousy, Obsession
PlaceFrance, Hotels
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Gloomy

On the night of New Year's Eve, a small group penetrates into the room of an old hotel in ruins. Carmine, the oldest of the group, poses a challenge to one of the men, Furio: he has 4 months to restore the hotel and inaugurate it with great pomp. Aware of the difficulties but anxious to prove the point, Furio accepts encouraged by his wife Margo who believes that this assignment will allow the couple to rediscover the lost momentum.

5 Souls (2013)
Mark10 (imdb: 3.5)
PlotSupernatural, Rivalry, Life after death
PlaceParallel worlds, Hospitals
StyleAction, Disturbing

When a disgraced architect awakens from a coma, he is confronted by an agent of evil with a proposition; kill five people to reconcile his life's misdeeds and live, or decline the offer and die. As he proceeds with his grim assignment and begins collecting the fifth and final soul, he learns that his pact may have eternally horrifying consequences…

Like Father, Like Son (2013)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.8)
PlaceJapan, Asia
StyleTouching, Soulful, Makes me think

Ryota Nonomiya is a successful businessman driven by money. He learns that his biological son was switched with another child after birth. He must make a life-changing decision and choose his true son or the boy he raised as his own.

Child's Pose (2013)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 7.4)
PlotGrowing up, Dancing, Love
StyleSoulful, Gloomy

Child's Pose is a contemporary drama focusing on the relationship between a mother and her 32-year-old son. After the accidental killing of a boy in a car crash, the mother tries to prevent her son being charged for the death, and she refuses to accept that her son is a grown-up man.

Five Years (2013)
Markimdb: 6.8
CountryGermany, France
PlotLove, Death
PlaceRussia, Prison

How Murat Kurnaz ended up in Guantanamo Bay is a mysterious story. 5 YEARS investigates the psychological aspect of this endless and unjustified "imprisonment" where Kurnaz had to endure never ending physical and psychological torture.

Architecture 101 (2012)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea
PlaceAsia, Korea

When Seung Min was on his first year at the Academy of Architecture, he met Seo Yeon. She was a musician student, and Seung Min totally fell in love with her. Years have passed, and now he meets Seo Yeon again - she asks him to rebuild her father's old house.

Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu (2012)
Mark6 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersArchitects, Newlyweds
PlaceSchool, Party
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry

Rahul and Riana meet each other for the first time, get drunk, and awake the next morning to find that they have gotten legally married to each other.

To Rome with Love (2012)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, Italy, Spain
CharactersTourists, Architects, Newlyweds
PlotHolidays, Art
StyleLight, Smart

Four tales unfold in the Eternal City: While vacationing in Rome, architect John encounters a young man whose romantic woes remind him of a painful incident from his own youth; retired opera director Jerry discovers a mortician with an amazing voice, and he seizes the opportunity to rejuvenate his own flagging career; a young couple have separate romantic interludes; a spotlight shines on an ordinary man.

Losers' Club (2011)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersFriends, Partners, Architects
PlaceBeach, Night Clubs

Kaan and Mete, co-hosts of a mid 1990s radio show called Kaybedenler Kulübü (Losers' Club), struggle to deal with their daily lives after their show becomes an instant hit. Kaan meets Zeynep, the girl of his dreams, but their relationship comes under pressure as the show continues to stir controversy and attract fans from every segment of Istanbul society.

Goodbye First Love (2011)
Mark5 (imdb: 6.6)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Germany
CharactersDogs, Horses, Architects
PlotLove, Relationship, Rivalry, First love, Dancing, Basketball
PlaceFrance, Beach
StyleTo cry

A 15-year-old discovers the joys and heartaches of first love with an older teen, but in the ensuing years, cannot seem to move past their breakup.

Due Date (2010)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.5)
CharactersDogs, Actors, Friends, Partners, Losers, Architects
PlotAdventure, Travel

Peter Highman must scramble across the US in five days to be present for the birth of his first child. He gets off to a bad start when his wallet and luggage are stolen, and put on the 'no-fly' list. Peter embarks on a terrifying journey when he accepts a ride from an actor.

Sarah's Key (2010)
Mark4 (imdb: 7.5)
Genredrama, military
CharactersWriters, Journalists, Architects
PlotInvestigation, Death
TimeWorld War II

On the night of 16 July 1942, ten year old Sarah and her parents are being arrested and transported to the Velodrome d'Hiver in Paris where thousands of other jews are being sent to get deported. Sarah however managed to lock her little brother in a closet just before the police entered their apartment. Sixty years later, Julia Jarmond, an American journalist in Paris, gets the assignment to write an article about this raid, a black page in the history of France. She starts digging archives and through Sarah's file discovers a well kept secret about her own in-laws.

Wrong Side of Town (2010)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genreaction, crime
CharactersPartners, Architects
PlotSurvival, Revenge, Hip Hop, Chase
StyleAction, For men, Disturbing

Ex-Navy Seal Bobby Kalinowski lives a quiet, peaceful life as a landscape architect in an LA suburb with his wife Dawn and 16 year old daughter Brianna. Tonight they are invited out for an evening on the town by new neighbors clay and Elise Freeman to a happening club downtown. Little did they know that this would be the start of a life or death ordeal for the group.

Everyone Else (2009)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama
PlotDepression, Dancing, Cars
PlaceIslands, Italy
StyleSoulful, Fascinating

While on a Mediterranean vacation, a seemingly happy boyfriend and girlfriend find their connection to one another tested as they bond with another couple.

(500) Days of Summer (2009)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CharactersArchitects, Girlfriends
PlotLove, Fate, Obsession, Depression
StyleTouching, To cry

Tom, greeting-card writer and hopeless romantic, is caught completely off-guard when his girlfriend, Summer, suddenly dumps him. He reflects on their 500 days together to try to figure out where their love affair went sour, and in doing so, Tom rediscovers his true passions in life.

From Beginning to End (2009)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CharactersGay, Architects
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Gloomy

Two brothers develop a very close relationship as they are growing up in an idyllic and happy family. When they are young adults their relationship becomes very intimate, romantic, and sexual.

Loft (2008)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CharactersArchitects, Friends
StyleAction, Disturbing

Five close friends, all of them married, share a loft to meet their mistresses. One day they find the body of a young woman in the loft. Since there are only five keys to the loft, the five men begin to suspect each other of murder.

Loft (2008)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CharactersLovers, Friends, Architects
PlotBlackmail, Investigation, Betrayal

Five close friends, all of them married, share a loft to meet their mistresses. One day they find the body of a young woman in the loft. Since there are only five keys to the loft, the five men begin to suspect each other of murder.

Paris (2008)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
PlotLove with age difference
StyleTo cry, Touching, Atmospheric

Pierre, a professional dancer, suffers from a serious heart disease. While he is waiting for a transplant which may (or may not) save his life, he has nothing better to do than look at the people around him, from the balcony of his Paris apartment.