Movies about artists

Movies about artists
List of the best movies about artists selected by visitors to our site: Hitman: Agent Jun, Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot, Isabelle, The Forger, Women on the Run, The Farewell, Ingrid Goes West, The Danish Girl, Despite the Falling Snow, Microbe and Gasoline.

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

Hitman: Agent Jun (2020)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, comedy
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersArtists, Writers, Former Special Agent
PlotChase, Skirmishes, Family life
StyleExciting

Jun is a top agent of the National Intelligence Service who can strike down dozens of terrorists in one fell swoop. Disenchanted with his life, Jun disguises his death and succeeds in leaving the NIS to lead a normal life as a family man and fulfill his dream of becoming a webtoon artist. However, his unexciting webtoons are ignored by readers and even his wife. Depressed and angry at himself, Jun suddenly draws a webtoon of his past as a secret agent.

Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryFrance, USA
Duration01:50
CharactersArtists, Disabled people, Alcoholics, Orphans, Foster children
PlotOn real events, Loneliness, Depression, Art, Overcoming difficulties
PlaceParty, Hospitals
StyleMind-altering, Inspirational, Black humor, Makes me think, Touching

On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.

Isabelle (2011)
Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, drama
CountryNetherlands
Duration01:33
CharactersArtists, Actors
PlotObsession, Rivalry
PlaceVillage
StyleAction, Serious, Disturbing

Isabelle is a famous and beloved actress from the Netherlands, who disappears when on Holiday in Belgium. She has been kidnapped by bartender Jeanne Bitor, an artist with a disfigured face. Jeanne is very bitter about her 'ugly' appearance, and she is obsessed with the process of dying and deterioration of animals and humans. Therefore, she abducts Isabelle and starves her to death, while painting her in different phases of the process.

The Forger (2012)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersTeens, Artists
PlotRacing, Cars, Weapon, Art, Hunger
PlaceParty, Beach, Hotels, Small cities
StyleAction, To cry, Tense, Touching, Serious

While staying at a picturesque village, a teen encounters the underground world of art forgery.

Women on the Run (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryCzech Republic
CharactersTeens, Artists
PlotLove triangle, Jealousy, Rivalry

Vera has lived a wonderful life with Jindrich, and she is fully determined to fulfill his last wish - running a marathon. The emancipated and spirited mother of three daughters doesn't think that doing so will be a problem. She and her daughters will split up the route into four parts, and they'll overcome the over 42-kilometer-long challenge as a family relay team. Of course, the fact that neither of them has ever ran even a meter poses no problem.

The Farewell (2019)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:27
CharactersDogs, Artists, Cooks, Family, Writers
PlotDancing, Wedding, Money, Death, Birthday
PlaceJapan, China, Metro, Hotels, USA
StyleTo cry, Atmospheric, Vital signs, Makes me think

A headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is given a terminal diagnosis. Billi struggles with her family's decision to keep grandma in the dark about her own illness as they all stage an impromptu wedding to see grandma one last time.

Ingrid Goes West (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:21
CharactersDogs, Artists, Photographers, Friends, Girlfriends
PlotLove, Passion, Cars, Fight, Money
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, Party, Deserts, Beach, USA
TimeHalloween
StyleLight, Fascinating, Makes me think

Ingrid becomes obsessed with a social network star named Taylor Sloane who seemingly has a perfect life. But when Ingrid decides to drop everything and move west to be Taylor's friend, her behaviour turns unsettling and dangerous.

The Danish Girl (2015)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Germany, Denmark, Belgium, Japan
Duration02:35
CharactersGay, Artists, Transgender people, Surgeons, Artists
PlotOn real events, Art, Mystery
StyleFascinating, Touching, Heartbreaking, Serious

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.

Despite the Falling Snow (2016)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada
Duration02:29
CharactersLesbians, Spy, Artists, Artists
PlotLove, Love triangle, Political, Mystery
PlaceRussia, USSR, Moscow
TimeCold War
StyleAction, Tense, Touching, Disturbing

In Cold War Moscow, a female spy steals secrets from an idealistic politician – and falls in love with him. Moscow, 1959: Katya (Rebecca Ferguson, Mission Impossible- Rogue Nation, The Girl on the Train, The White Queen), is young, beautiful – and a spy for the Americans. When she and Mischa (Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Emerald City), begin spying on Alexander ( Sam Reid, Anonymous), an idealistic Communist politician, the last thing she expects is to fall in love with him. Her choice between love and duty leads to a nail-biting conclusion that Alexander (Charles Dance, The Imitation Game) can only unravel decades later in 1990s New York. His journey back to the snowbound streets of Moscow uncovers a love triangle and betrayals from those he trusted most.

Microbe and Gasoline (2015)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure
CountryFrance
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Artists, Musicians, Punks
PlotSoccer, Travel, Gambling, Fight, Friendship
PlaceAircraft, School, Trains, Party, Beach
StyleFascinating

Two young friends embark on a road trip across France in a vehicle they built themselves.

My Christmas Dream (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersArtists, Fathers, Sisters
PlotLove, Holidays, Gifts
PlaceTrains
TimeNew Year
StyleRomantic, Light, Cute

Christina Masters, the manager of McDougal’s flagship department store, is determined to land the manager position for their new Paris location. She sets out to impress Victoria, the store’s owner, by creating the best holiday display in McDougal’s history. Fresh out of inspiration despite assuring Victoria otherwise, Christina turns to a recently-fired store employee who also happens to be a talented artist and single dad to his young son. As they work side-by-side, the business relationship becomes personal and she finds herself falling in love. Will the allure of her dream be too strong or will she choose to follow her heart?

Me and Kaminski (2015)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryBelgium, Germany
CharactersArtists, Musicians, Writers, Journalists, Blind
PlotTravel, Breakup
PlaceMountains, Beach, Germany, Hotels
StyleLight, Fascinating

Young journalist Sebastian Zöllner is writing an article on artist Manuel Kaminski. Zöllner hopes that Kaminski dies soon, so that he can cash in on his article.

Lootera (2013)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryIndia
Duration02:16
CharactersArtists, Archaeologists, Artists
PlotLove, Excavations
PlaceVillage, India, Asia
StyleRomantic, To cry, Touching, Serious

In a village, a young archaeologist falls in love with a landlord's daughter. Their union seems doomed. But destiny brings them together a year later. Will they live happily ever after?

12 Gifts of Christmas (2015)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
CharactersArtists, Santa Claus, Sisters, Artists
PlotFriendship, Fate, Gifts
PlaceNew York
TimeNew Year
StyleLight, Soulful

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.

A Real Vermeer (2016)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryNetherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg
CharactersArtists, Artists
PlotDancing

Young and talented Han van Meegeren is a rebel in the early 1920's Amsterdam art-scene. Because he paints in the style of his idols Rembrandt and Vermeer, critics find his work old-fashioned and they call him a copycat. Just to prove a point, he produces a fake Vermeer and tries to pass it off as a real one. It works. Instead of revealing the truth and thereby embarrassing the art world, he continues to make money off of his many forgeries. Soon he is caught in a web of lies and deceit, and his life spins out of control. Then one day, high ranking Nazi Hermann Göring knocks on his door, looking for a Vermeer for his private collection...

Banksy and the Rise of Outlaw Art (2020)
Markimdb: 7
Genredocumentary, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersArtists, Celebrities
PlotArt

Banksy, the world's most infamous street artist, whose political art, criminal stunts and daring invasions have outraged the establishment for over two decades. Featuring rare interviews with Banksy, this is the story of how an outlaw artist led a revolutionary new movement and built a multi-million dollar empire, while his identity remained shrouded in mystery.

The Man Who Stole Banksy (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredocumentary
CountryItaly
Duration00:59
CharactersArtists
PlotArt

In 2007, the anonymous graffiti artist Banksy painted a series of political works around Palestine, only to have them cut down and sold off to the highest bidder. A stylish examination of public space and the commodification of street art, narrated by Iggy Pop.

Rodin (2017)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:26
CharactersHorses, Artists, Models, Photographers, Artists
PlotLove, On real events, Dancing, Passion, Obsession
PlaceJapan, France
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Touching

Auguste Rodin (1840-1917), man of the people, autodidact and revolutionary sculptor - the most brilliant of his era. At 42, Rodin meets Camille Claudel, a young woman desperate to become his assistant. He quickly acknowledges her as his most able pupil, and treats her as an equal in matters of creation.

Something in the Air (2012)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryFrance
Duration02:02
CharactersTeens, Artists, Police, Friends
PlotLove, Passion, Political, Uprising
PlaceParis, France
StyleSoulful, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

During the 1970s a student named Gilles gets entangled in contemporary political turmoils although he would rather just be a creative artist. While torn between his solidarity to his friends and his personal ambitions he falls in love with Christine.

Inside the Mind of Leonardo (2013)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredocumentary, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada
CharactersArtists
PlotArt
PlaceItaly

Inside The Mind of Leonardo is based on the artist’s private journals dating from the Italian Renaissance. With over 6,000 pages of handwritten notes and drawings, da Vinci’s private journals are the most comprehensive documents that chronicle the work of the world’s most renowned inventor, philosopher, painter and genius. Using this precious collection of writings and drawings to recount Da Vinci’s story in his own words, and combining them with stunning visual effects and 3D technology, we re-create the mindscape and ideas of mankind’s greatest polymath.




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