Movies about art

Movies about art
List of the best art movies selected by visitors to our site: The End, High Strung Free Dance, Francofonia, Exit Through the Gift Shop, Sound of Metal, At Eternity's Gate, 100 Years Of Design, Christmas Wonderland, Mr. Turner, Dave Made a Maze.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

The End (2021)
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Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
CharactersDirectors
PlotArt
PlaceRussia

Director Mitya escapes from the set of the next television series. In this he is helped by the ghost of Marcello Mastroianni. The decision to escape launches a chain of events with the participation of Mitya's family and friends, which can only be unraveled by the answer to the question of what kind of director he wants to be: great, talented, or just normal.

High Strung Free Dance (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA, Romania
CharactersPianists
PlotDancing, Art
StyleLight, Fascinating

Zander Raines, a dazzling and tempestuous young choreographer, gives the break of a lifetime to two hopeful artists when he casts a stunning contemporary dancer, Barlow, and innovative pianist, Charlie, in New York’s most-anticipated new Broadway show: Free Dance. But the move throws off the show’s delicate creative balance when Charlie falls hard for Barlow, while Zander embraces her as his muse.

Francofonia (2015)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, history
CountryFrance, Germany, Netherlands
Duration01:54
CharactersArtists, Architects, Emperors
PlotWar, Mummies, Death, Water, Shipwreck
PlaceAircraft, Ships, Russia, France, Castle
TimeWorld War II
StyleExciting, Tense, Disturbing

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.

Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, documentary, crime, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:27
CharactersArtists, Friends, Losers, Artists
PlotObsession, Art, Success, Uprising
PlaceEngland, London, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Soulful, Smart

Banksy is a graffiti artist with a global reputation whose work can be seen on walls from post-hurricane New Orleans to the separation barrier on the Palestinian West Bank. Fiercely guarding his anonymity to avoid prosecution, Banksy has so far resisted all attempts to be captured on film. Exit Through the Gift Shop tells the incredible true story of how an eccentric French shop keeper turned documentary maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner.

Sound of Metal (2020)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA, Belgium
CharactersDrummers
PlotMusic, Loneliness, Art
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot

Metal drummer Ruben begins to lose his hearing. When a doctor tells him his condition will worsen, he thinks his career and life is over. His girlfriend Lou checks the former addict into a rehab for the deaf hoping it will prevent a relapse and help him adapt to his new life. After being welcomed and accepted just as he is, Ruben must choose between his new normal and the life he once knew.

At Eternity's Gate (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, biography
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Luxembourg, United Kingdom, France, USA
Duration01:46
CharactersGeniuses, Artists, Artists
PlotOn real events, Obsession, Loneliness, Mental disorders, Religious
PlaceNature, Psychiatric hospitals, France, Hospitals
Time19th century
StylePsychological problems, Heavy, Touching, Disturbing

Famed but tormented artist Vincent van Gogh spends his final years in Arles, France, painting masterworks of the natural world that surrounds him.

100 Years Of Design (2018)
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Genredocumentary
CountryRussia
Duration00:36
PlotArt

Educational project and documentary. The purpose of the almanac is to give a systematic picture of the path that design has taken from the Bauhaus school until 2018.

Christmas Wonderland (2018)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genremelodrama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeachers, Blonde girls, Artists
PlotLove, Art, Holidays
PlaceSchool, Small cities
TimeNew Year
StyleRomantic, Light, Cute, Fascinating

Heidi, who initially left her small town of Pleasant Valley with the dream of one day becoming a successful painter, has put her own art on hold to excel as an art gallery curator. Now, a week before the gallery’s big Christmas party, she must return home to watch her niece and nephew. She comes face to face with her high school love, Chris, now a teacher, and offers to help him find a new last-minute location for the Christmas dance.

Mr. Turner (2014)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Germany, USA
Duration02:30
CharactersArtists
PlotOn real events, Art
PlaceEngland, London
Time19th century
StyleSoulful, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Smart, Gloomy

Eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner lives his last 25 years with gusto and secretly becomes involved with a seaside landlady, while his faithful housekeeper bears an unrequited love for him.

Dave Made a Maze (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersMonsters, Friends, Losers
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Death, Art
PlaceUSA

A frustrated artist gets lost inside the cardboard fort he builds in his living room.

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Behind the Candelabra (2013)
Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:58
CharactersGay, Musicians, Pianists, Surgeons, Celebrities
PlotOn real events, Music, Art, Love with age difference
StyleRomantic, By books, Fascinating, Gloomy, Serious

Based on the autobiographical novel, the tempestuous 6-year relationship between Liberace and his (much younger) lover, Scott Thorson, is recounted.

M.F.A. (2017)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:14
CharactersManiacs, Strong women, Killers, Artists, Police
PlotRevenge, Fight, Poker, Investigation, Art
PlaceCollege, Party, USA, Hostel
StylePsychological problems, Heavy, Tense

After the accidental death of her rapist, an art student becomes an unlikely vigilante, set out to avenge college girls whose rapists were not charged.

Maudie (2017)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Canada
CharactersDogs, Artists, Disabled people, Poor, Artists
PlotOn real events, Art, Snow, Happiness
PlaceForest, Hospitals, Canada, Small cities
StyleRomantic, Soulful, Touching

Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis falls in love with a fishmonger while working for him as a live-in housekeeper.

Camille Claudel, 1915 (2013)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, biography
CountryFrance
Duration01:35
CharactersFamily, Nuns
PlotOn real events, Obsession, Mental disorders, Art
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, France
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Gloomy, Serious

Winter, 1915. Confined by her family to an asylum in the South of France - where she will never sculpt again - the chronicle of Camille Claudel's reclusive life, as she waits for a visit from her brother, Paul Claudel.

Mortdecai (2015)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:28
CharactersSpy, Special agents, Friends
PlotLove, Robbery, Abduction, Passion, Pursuit
PlaceEngland, London
StyleExciting, By books, Fancy, For men, Disturbing

Art dealer, Charles Mortdecai, searches for a stolen painting rumored to contain a secret code that gains access to hidden Nazi gold.

Love, Antosha (2019)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredocumentary, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:13
CharactersFriends, Actors, Directors, Mothers
PlotDeath, Art
PlaceRussia, USA, Los Angeles

From a prolific career in film and television, Anton Yelchin left an indelible legacy as an actor. Through his journals and other writings, his photography, the original music he wrote, and interviews with his family, friends, and colleagues, this film looks not just at Anton's impressive career, but at a broader portrait of the man.

Big Eyes (2014)
Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:46
CharactersArtists, Artists
PlotOn real events, Art, Fate, Mystery, Justice
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Smart, Tense, Makes me think

The story of the awakening of the painter, Margaret Keane, her phenomenal success in the 1950s, and the subsequent legal difficulties she had with her husband, who claimed credit for her works in the 1960s.

Mars and April (2012)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, fantasy, drama
CountryCanada
CharactersGeniuses, Models, Photographers, Friends
PlotLove, Travel, Virtual Reality, Obsession, Friendship
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Mars, Moon, Canada
TimeFuture
StyleRomantic, Light, Philosophical, Atmospheric, Fascinating

In the near future, as humanity prepares to set foot on Mars, Jacob Obus, an elderly musician, takes pride in slowing down time by playing instruments inspired by women's bodies, designed by his friend Arthur. A love triangle develops when Jacob and Arthur both fall in love with Avril, a young photographer. Enter Eugène Spaak, Arthur's father, an inventor and cosmologist who unveils a new theory about man's desire to reach Mars and helps Jacob find the true meaning of life and love.

Patti Cake$ (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersMusicians, Photographers, Friends, Guitarists, Mothers
PlotLove, Money, Friendship, Loneliness, Depression
PlaceHospitals, Cemetery, USA, Night Clubs, New York
TimeHalloween

Straight out of Jersey comes Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a. Killa P, a.k.a. Patti Cake$, an aspiring rapper fighting through a world of strip malls and strip clubs on an unlikely quest for glory.

The Kindergarten Teacher (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA, Israel, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration01:36
CharactersTeachers, Childrens, Geniuses, Family, Scientists
PlotCars, Obsession, Art, Parenting
PlaceSchool
StyleTo cry, Heavy, Tense, Touching

Lisa Spinelli is a Staten Island teacher who is unusually devoted to her students. When she discovers one of her five-year-olds is a prodigy, she becomes fascinated with the boy, ultimately risking her family and freedom to nurture his talent.




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